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Collector's Tips / Re: Keeping up with figures
« on: March 31, 2003, 10:24 AM »
Mine's on an Excel spreadsheet with different tabs for different items (Carded figs, Loose, Vehicles, Lego) with columns for quantity, if the item is trade fodder (carded figs only) and comments, which is no where near being updated.  Once I get a new item, I update the list.

I still have to do a tab for all the misc stuff I have (mugs, glasses, Hallmark, etc) but I do have most of it written down.  It just needs to be put on computer.

And James, if you're interested in my template, send me an email at and I'll forward it to you.  

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Ultimate Trivia: The Official Thread!
« on: March 31, 2003, 07:29 AM »
10 1/2? Guessing here. ::)

Nope, but very close

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Top 500 Alternative Songs Ever
« on: March 28, 2003, 02:29 PM »
I too also prefer Alive over Jeremy.

And keep in mind that this list was compiled by a radio station, most of which aren't known to play an entire track list off an album, just a select few songs.

The reason for the marathon is because they just changed their format, going back to what they played two years ago, alternative music. They tried to compete with a well known radio station in Boston, playing the same type of music, but the ratings weren't there, mainly because the competitor was also the local broadcaster of Stern and Opie and Anthony.  Thats the whole reason I started listening to FNX, because of music and not talk.  The old school format was newer rock such as Godsmack, Limp Bizkit, Korn, etc. mixed with the alternative music that made them famous.  While I like Godsmack and some of the other bands, I'm glad for the change.  Now during the day I get to hear old school Clash, Ramones, U2, etc.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Futurama DVD
« on: March 28, 2003, 02:12 PM »
I bought it as well. It looks like the first 13 episodes of season 1.
I have not been able to find Family Guy. I want that DVD set.

Family Guy comes out April 30th, which can't come soon enough  ;D

Jocasta's Reading Room / Re: Where to start (comics)?
« on: March 26, 2003, 06:57 AM »
Where's the best place to get them?

Any large scale book store like Barnes and Noble, Borders, etc. should have a fairly decent collection of TPBs.  They're usually near the science fiction section of the store.

Jocasta's Reading Room / Re: Where to start (comics)?
« on: March 25, 2003, 02:41 PM »
DSJ is correct

Jocasta's Reading Room / Re: Where to start (comics)?
« on: March 25, 2003, 12:51 PM »
In addition to what Brad said, I would also recommend looking into TPBs of the Rogue Squandron comics.  The whole run should be out in TPB now (except the first arc, Rebel Opposition)

If you're into a sometimes humorous look at the Star Wars universer as told by different authors, I suggest also picking up Tales.  Its produced quarterly (issue 16 came out last week), but there are 2 or 3 TPBs out now that reprint the earlier works.  Some issues are not as good as others, but there a quite a few excellent stories in them.

I don't know if you're really into comic books at all, but the Clone Wars stories in Republic and accompanying one shots are excellent.  It might be worth it to add them to you're monthly list (if indeed you read comics)

Hope this helps  ;D

Watto's Junk Yard / Top 500 Alternative Songs Ever
« on: March 25, 2003, 12:40 PM »
My local radio station (FNX 101.7) ran their Top 500 Alternative Songs Ever over the weekend.  Click on the link for the complete list:

There are songs that I have not heard in years.  I kind of had the feeling Nirvana was going to be #1.  Its a great list for fans of alternative music and a great starting point for anyone interested in some downloading.


Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Ultimate Trivia: The Official Thread!
« on: March 25, 2003, 10:51 AM »
If that's correct, then here goes:

What size pumps did Corporal Max Klinger wear on M*A*S*H?

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Word Association.
« on: March 25, 2003, 10:38 AM »
on the cob

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Ultimate Trivia: The Official Thread!
« on: March 25, 2003, 10:34 AM »
3 Part Question  :)

Who was Rowdy Roddy Piper's tag team partner in the Wrestlemania I? Who did they spar with? And who were the referees.

(Very Surreal if you ask me :P)

Mr. Wonderful Paul Orndorff / RRP vs. Hulk Hogan / Mr. T.  Muhammand Ali was the special guest ref.  Piper / Orndorff was accompanied to the ring by Cowboy Bob Orton.  Superfly Jimmy Snuka accompanied Hogan / BA Barracus.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Your Avatar...
« on: March 25, 2003, 10:26 AM »
Mine is the number of my favorite Nascar driver, Robby Gordon, driver of the Chevy Monte Carlo Cingular Wireless car.

It used to be the Patriots logo, but now that football season is over, I decided to switch to my current fav sport.  Once baseball season starts I'll probably switch it to the logo of the perpetually cursed BoSox.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: a serious question
« on: March 25, 2003, 07:11 AM »
Last month's Playboy (not the one with Carmen Electra on the cover) had the women of Spanish TV in it.  Very nice indeed.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: THANK YOU for using REAL NAMES!
« on: March 25, 2003, 07:09 AM »
It does add a feel of community.

Mikey or Mike is fine, but never Michael.  Only the wife calls me that.

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