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Frank Longo
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20. "NEXT UP FOR DISCUSSION: The Crash posts."
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*******'Crash' Discussion Post
http://board.okayplayer.com/okp.php?az=show_topic&forum=23&topic_id=24262&mesg_id=24262
A brief word on Crash
http://board.okayplayer.com/okp.php?az=show_topic&forum=23&topic_id=48755&mesg_id=48755
WORST BEST PICTURE WINNER IN THE HISTORY OF OSCAR
http://board.okayplayer.com/okp.php?az=show_topic&forum=23&topic_id=37102&mesg_id=37102

This is gonna sound like nepotism, but I think the most archivable is the last one, my post. I think it was the apex of the anti-Crash movement, it has the strongest opinions of all 3 posts, and I personally just think it's pretty damn funny.

I'm torn on the first two. See, I feel the Crash reactions are somewhat symbolic of how PTP feels towards popular "meaningful" movies: at first they love it (the first post), then someone states how strongly they hated it (the second post, which I believe was the first really strong anti-Crash post), then the lovers of the film never show up anymore for fear of mockery and the hatred runs rampant (the last post).

In order of importance of archival, I'd say the last one, then the first one, then the middle one. The last one is the only one I REALLY think should be archived, but I also think it could be really great to have the first one archived too with all the love in it (especially ?uestlove's glowing heartfelt praise for it). The second one... after the original comment, which I think is hilarious and damn near legendary for how much it pissed off some people (who found it representative of the PTP style of reviewing films), there's not much else, so I'd probably be okay with losing that one.

  

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Archive discussion post. [View all] , Frank Longo, Sun Apr-22-07 10:57 PM
 
Subject Author Message Date ID
Archivability.
Apr 22nd 2007
1
This feels like the Breakfast Club. lol
Apr 22nd 2007
2
      re: Repeat Posts
Apr 22nd 2007
3
      the "Crash" posts
May 15th 2007
67
      the "Big L" posts
May 15th 2007
68
      "arrested development" posts
May 15th 2007
69
      The Office posts
May 15th 2007
70
      "Star Wars III"
May 16th 2007
71
      "Bus 174"
May 16th 2007
72
      I had a glass of haterade before reading the "matrix 3" posts
May 16th 2007
73
      what would PTP be w/o City Of God posts
May 16th 2007
74
      "Hustle And Flow"
May 16th 2007
75
      "fight alla y'all"/"she hate me"/"spike lee"
May 16th 2007
76
      "25th Hour"
May 16th 2007
77
      agree with you on "Adaptation"
May 16th 2007
78
      KEEP BOTH "Mulholland Drive" POSTS!!!
May 16th 2007
79
      re: Quotes / Lists
Apr 22nd 2007
4
      re: TV Shows
Apr 22nd 2007
5
      re: Meager Replies
Apr 22nd 2007
6
      re: Comics
Apr 22nd 2007
7
      Goddamn Ricky. LOL.
Apr 22nd 2007
8
      Man, you gotta understand where I work.
Apr 22nd 2007
9
      BTW, this should say "context"
May 07th 2007
48
      reasons to keep "I Love The 70s - VH1" post
May 14th 2007
59
      I like homosexuality in films
May 14th 2007
60
      "greatest films" agree with genius
May 14th 2007
61
      You gotta keep "Persona"!!!
May 14th 2007
62
      "it's the money"
May 14th 2007
63
      "Sickness" now hold up -
May 14th 2007
64
      "happy medium"
May 14th 2007
65
Did I make this post jump the shark already?
Apr 23rd 2007
10
No, I just think no one else has showed up yet.
Apr 23rd 2007
11
I am here, ya'll...just been busy. I promise I'll be contributing.
Apr 25th 2007
12
Same here. lol -n/m
Apr 25th 2007
13
Wordman slides into the classroom
Apr 27th 2007
14
so dumb question time/ am I doing this wrong?
Apr 27th 2007
15
Hmm...they show up just fine for me.
Apr 28th 2007
16
Frank, is there a deadline for getting this done? n/m
Apr 28th 2007
17
Ummm.... sooner rather than later?
Apr 29th 2007
18
FIRST UP FOR DISCUSSION: Pulp Fiction posts.
Apr 29th 2007
19
RE: FIRST UP FOR DISCUSSION: Pulp Fiction posts.
Apr 29th 2007
21
I agree 100%. Cut that 3rd one.
May 02nd 2007
25
I don't care if any of those are saved.
May 05th 2007
30
RE: FIRST UP FOR DISCUSSION: Pulp Fiction posts.
May 19th 2007
90
RE: NEXT UP FOR DISCUSSION: The Crash posts.
Apr 29th 2007
22
I haven't seen it (and have no plans to), so I have no opinion. n/m
May 05th 2007
31
I'm gonna agree Frank.
May 11th 2007
54
sorry, I was posting my replies in the wrong place
May 19th 2007
80
haven't forgotten, still can't get into archives
May 02nd 2007
23
try this
May 02nd 2007
24
NEXT: The Big Lebowski posts.
May 03rd 2007
26
Completely agree.
May 05th 2007
29
yes. n/m
May 06th 2007
34
RE: NEXT: The Big Lebowski posts.
May 19th 2007
81
NEXT: Arrested Development posts.
May 03rd 2007
27
Keep 'em both, especially #1. n/m
May 05th 2007
32
AD-hate wasn't memorable enough to be sponge-worthy.
May 06th 2007
35
RE: NEXT: Arrested Development posts.
May 19th 2007
82
NEXT: Posts re: BBC Office vs. NBC Office.
May 03rd 2007
28
#2
May 06th 2007
33
Why I'm backing the first one
May 06th 2007
36
LOL @ War of 1812
May 07th 2007
37
lol
May 19th 2007
83
RE: NEXT: Posts re: BBC Office vs. NBC Office.
May 19th 2007
84
NEXT: Star Wars Episode III posts
May 07th 2007
38
yup. n/m
May 07th 2007
43
Never seen it, so no comment. n/m
May 08th 2007
49
RE: NEXT: Star Wars Episode III posts
May 19th 2007
85
NEXT: Bus 174 posts
May 07th 2007
39
yeah. n/m
May 07th 2007
44
Agree. n/m
May 08th 2007
50
RE: NEXT: Bus 174 posts
May 19th 2007
86
NEXT: Matrix sequel posts (this one's a doozy)
May 07th 2007
40
You know what . . .
May 07th 2007
45
Never seen the sequels, so I'll defer to you guys. n/m
May 08th 2007
51
I had a glass of haterade before reading the "matrix 3" posts
May 19th 2007
87
NEXT: City of God posts
May 07th 2007
41
topic_id=10521&mesg_id=10521
May 07th 2007
46
I'd keep 1 and/or 3. n/m
May 08th 2007
52
what would PTP be w/o City Of God posts
May 19th 2007
88
NEXT: Hustle and Flow posts.
May 07th 2007
42
I'm not a fan of the second
May 07th 2007
47
I concur. n/m
May 08th 2007
53
Yup.
May 11th 2007
55
RE: NEXT: Hustle and Flow posts.
May 19th 2007
89
Man, I'm sorry guys.
May 11th 2007
56
A little bit of vanity:
May 14th 2007
57
all late and wrong like I ain't got no sense
May 14th 2007
58
While I appreciate everyone posting the archived posts they LIKE
May 14th 2007
66
where'd everybody go?
May 19th 2007
91
LOL I'm here, I'm watchin, observin, etc.
May 20th 2007
92
      Yeah, I know what you're up to...
May 20th 2007
93

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