Search found 880 matches

by ordinaryperson
Thu Jul 29, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #7 - The Voting
Replies: 2
Views: 257

Re: AMF Book Club #7 - The Voting

Look like the next book will be Stoner.
by ordinaryperson
Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #7 - The Voting
Replies: 2
Views: 257

Re: AMF Book Club #7 - The Voting

Around 24 hours to get your vote in.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #7 - The Voting
Replies: 2
Views: 257

AMF Book Club #7 - The Voting

Choose three books that you would like to discuss in a book club.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert
Replies: 11
Views: 10172

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert

We now read until the end of the book.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jul 14, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #7 - The Nominations
Replies: 2
Views: 904

Re: AMF Book Club #7 - The Nominations

I'll nominate:
Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jul 14, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #7 - The Nominations
Replies: 2
Views: 904

AMF Book Club #7 - The Nominations

Here are the rules for nominations: 1. The book must be on this list. 2. You may now nominate two books or series. 3. You may not nominate a book that has already been selected in the past. These are: The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft The Road by Cormac McCarthy The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemi...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jul 14, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert
Replies: 11
Views: 10172

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert

We now move on to "When law and duty..." - "'All paths lead into darkness'"
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert
Replies: 11
Views: 10172

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert

We now move on to "Deep in the human unconscious..." - "And the storm was gathering."
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jun 30, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert
Replies: 11
Views: 10172

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert

We now move on to "The concept of progress..." - "...someday..."
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jun 30, 2021 1:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Game Club #2 - The Nominations
Replies: 2
Views: 3571

Re: AMF Game Club #2 - The Nominations

I guess Pokemon Gen 2 wins by forfeit.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jun 24, 2021 6:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Game Club #2 - The Nominations
Replies: 2
Views: 3571

Re: AMF Game Club #2 - The Nominations

I'll nominate Pokemon Gold/Silver/Crystal aka Pokemon Gen 2.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jun 23, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert
Replies: 11
Views: 10172

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert

We now move on to "The Fremen were supreme..." - "She is my enemy."
by ordinaryperson
Sun Jun 20, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Game Club #2 - The Nominations
Replies: 2
Views: 3571

AMF Game Club #2 - The Nominations

Here are the rules for nominations: 1. The game must be on this list. 2. You can only nominate one game. 3. You may not nominate a game that has already been selected in the past. These are: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past The nomination period will end on Saturday, June 26th at 11:00pm UTC....
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jun 16, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert
Replies: 11
Views: 10172

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert

We now move on to "We came from Caladan..." - "What a priceless thing is here for an outcast Duke!"
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jun 09, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert
Replies: 11
Views: 10172

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert

We now move on to "My father once told me..." - "How inadequate it appeared when measured against such creature as that worm."
by ordinaryperson
Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spotify's "Only You" blurb
Replies: 17
Views: 3800

Re: Spotify's "Only You" blurb

Unique Pair: Daft Punk and Wire Time Travel: 1951,1983, and 2021 Unique Genre Combination: History (podcast), Art Punk, Dance-Punk Unique Moment: Listening to The Police's Synchronicity II at night. I didn't get a birth chart but was asked to invite bands to a "dream dinner party," where I invited U...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jun 03, 2021 3:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert
Replies: 11
Views: 10172

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert

We now move on to "There should be a science of discontent" - "... saw the dark shapes of ornithopters above them."
by ordinaryperson
Sun May 30, 2021 3:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Game Club #1 - The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Replies: 0
Views: 1078

AMF Game Club #1 - The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/21/The_Legend_of_Zelda_A_Link_to_the_Past_SNES_Game_Cover.jpg AMF Game Club #1 - The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (1991) AMF Poll Rank: 23 PTG Rank: 16 Systems available on: SNES, GBA, Wii, Wii U, New Nintendo 3DS, SNES Mini, and the Nintendo Switc...
by ordinaryperson
Thu May 27, 2021 12:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert
Replies: 11
Views: 10172

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert

We now move on to "Greatness is a transitory experience." - "The tooth!"
by ordinaryperson
Sun May 23, 2021 2:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Game Club #1 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 3141

Re: AMF Game Club #1 - The Voting

With only 1 vote, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past has won the poll. I'll post the thread next week. Since video games are much harder to make a schedule out of, there will be no schedule like the book club. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is availible on the following systems: Origin...
by ordinaryperson
Fri May 21, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Game Club #1 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 3141

Re: AMF Game Club #1 - The Voting

Around 24 hours left to get a vote in.
by ordinaryperson
Wed May 19, 2021 4:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert
Replies: 11
Views: 10172

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert

We now move on to "Over the exit of the Arrakeen landing field..." - "I like this Duke."
by ordinaryperson
Sun May 16, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Game Club #1 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 3141

AMF Game Club #1 - The Voting

Choose a game that you would like to play in June.
by ordinaryperson
Sat May 15, 2021 12:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Game Club #1 - The Nominations
Replies: 4
Views: 3715

Re: AMF Game Club #1 - The Nominations

Less than 24 hours to get your nomination in.
by ordinaryperson
Thu May 13, 2021 3:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees
Replies: 72
Views: 18271

Re: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

Nassim wrote: Wed May 12, 2021 8:37 pm LL Cool J will get and "Award in Musical Influence" and so will Randy Rhoads and Billy Preston.
Kraftwerk, Gil-Scott Heron and Charley Patton are joining the "early influence" aisle.
What a pittance!
by ordinaryperson
Wed May 12, 2021 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert
Replies: 11
Views: 10172

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert

We now move on to "How do we approach the study of Muad'Dib's father?" - "They have tried to take the life of my son!"
by ordinaryperson
Sun May 09, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Game Club #1 - The Nominations
Replies: 4
Views: 3715

Re: AMF Game Club #1 - The Nominations

Well it seems from that list that the most significant game I never got around to is Chrono Trigger, so that gets my vote. Of course I don’t know how long that game is so if it’s too big of a time commitment for everyone I’ll pick something else. From what I remember Chrono Trigger isn't that long ...
by ordinaryperson
Sat May 08, 2021 4:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Game Club #1 - The Nominations
Replies: 4
Views: 3715

AMF Game Club #1 - The Nominations

Hello, this is the thread for the first edition of the AMF Game Club. It's similar to the Book Club that I also run, we'll vote on a game to play from the poll conducted by mileswide. Similar to what I did for the Book Club, the list for the Game Club will include all games that got 100+ points. Her...
by ordinaryperson
Sat May 08, 2021 4:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would You Be Interested in a Game Club?
Replies: 4
Views: 3156

Re: Would You Be Interested in a Game Club?

I tried emulating a game before but couldn’t figure it out but if you could provide some advice for that than it should be no problem. Unfortunately, outside of some funky stuff with the NES and SNES minis I probably have less experience than you with emulation. There is the Emulation Wiki if you n...
by ordinaryperson
Thu May 06, 2021 3:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would You Be Interested in a Game Club?
Replies: 4
Views: 3156

Re: Would You Be Interested in a Game Club?

Jirin wrote: Thu May 06, 2021 3:34 am I'm interested but I'm wondering about the logistics. You can't get an old game the same way you could buy a book on Amazon.
Emulation could be used.
by ordinaryperson
Thu May 06, 2021 2:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would You Be Interested in a Game Club?
Replies: 4
Views: 3156

Would You Be Interested in a Game Club?

Hello, Recently mileswide conducted a greatest video games of all time poll on this forum. I wondering if anyone wanted to do a game club using the results of that poll. It would work similar to the book club that I also run, where people nominate books and then we vote on what book we will read. Of...
by ordinaryperson
Wed May 05, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert
Replies: 11
Views: 10172

AMF Book Club #6 - Dune by Frank Herbert

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/de/Dune-Frank_Herbert_%281965%29_First_edition.jpg This is the thread where we'll be discussing Frank Herbert's Dune. You can discuss anything you'd like about the section of the novel we are reading. From the 5th of May to the 12th we'll be discussing th...
by ordinaryperson
Sun May 02, 2021 3:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - May '21 - Nirvana!
Replies: 38
Views: 12192

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - May '21 - Nirvana!

Albums: 1 | Nevermind 2 | In Utero 3 | Bleach Songs: 01 | All Apologies 02 | Heart-Shaped Box 03 | Come as You Are 04 | The Man Who Sold the World 05 | In Bloom 06 | Lithium 07 | About a Girl 08 | Breed 09 | Rape Me 10 | Something in the Way 11 | Dumb 12 | Smells Like Teen Spirit 13 | Polly 14 | Ter...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Apr 29, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - The Voting
Replies: 6
Views: 2622

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - The Voting

It's no secret that Dune is a long novel so for this selection we'll be reading Dune over the course of 3 months. Here's the schedule: "A beginning is the time..." - "Why did they choose me for their abomination?" (May 5th-12th) "How do we approach the study of Muad'Dib's father?" - "They have tried...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - The Voting
Replies: 6
Views: 2622

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - The Voting

And Dune has won the poll.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Apr 28, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - The Voting
Replies: 6
Views: 2622

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - The Voting

Here I go bumping again in order to avoid a tie.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Apr 28, 2021 3:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - The Voting
Replies: 6
Views: 2622

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - The Voting

Less than 24 hours to get your vote in.
by ordinaryperson
Mon Apr 26, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - The Voting
Replies: 6
Views: 2622

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - The Voting

Bumping this thread so we can get more votes.
by ordinaryperson
Mon Apr 26, 2021 3:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion: What Albums Were Ahead of Their Time?
Replies: 14
Views: 3091

Re: Discussion: What Albums Were Ahead of Their Time?

Slint's Spiderland Spiderland seems like an album that you would find from just randomly browsing Bandcamp. I'm shocked that it came out the same year as Nevermind, Blue Lines, Achtung Baby, Loveless, and Ten. Suicide's self titled debut This album seems somehow both ahead of it's time and of it's t...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Apr 25, 2021 3:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF's Top Video Games of All Time (2021 Edition): RESULTS!
Replies: 59
Views: 11824

Re: AMF's Top Video Games of All Time (2021 Edition): RESULTS!

mileswide wrote: Sun Apr 25, 2021 3:31 am Here's the spreadsheet, give yourselves free rein to juggle the data and make alternative lists as you wish, please say if it doesn't open for whatever reason:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MJV8T2 ... p=drivesdk
It's saying it's locked for me.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Apr 21, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - The Voting
Replies: 6
Views: 2622

AMF Book Club #6 - The Voting

Choose a book that you would like to discuss in a book club
by ordinaryperson
Wed Apr 21, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #5 - Ubik by Philip K. Dick
Replies: 4
Views: 3228

Re: AMF Book Club #5 - Ubik by Philip K. Dick

We now move on to reading until the end of the book.
by ordinaryperson
Tue Apr 20, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - The Nominations
Replies: 2
Views: 2065

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - The Nominations

Around 24 hours left to get your nominations in.
by ordinaryperson
Fri Apr 16, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - April '21 - The Velvet Underground!
Replies: 43
Views: 10341

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - April '21 - The Velvet Underground!

Albums 1 | The Velvet Underground & Nico 2 | White Light/White Heat 3 | VU 4 | Loaded 5 | The Velvet Underground 6 | Squeeze Songs 01 | Sweet Jane 02 | Heroin 03 | I’m Waiting for the Man 04 | Venus in Furs 05 | All Tomorrow’s Parties 06 | Sister Ray 07 | Lady Godiva’s Operation 08 | Rock & Roll 09 ...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - The Nominations
Replies: 2
Views: 2065

Re: AMF Book Club #6 - The Nominations

I'll nominate:
Dune by Frank Herbert
The Stand by Stephen King
by ordinaryperson
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #6 - The Nominations
Replies: 2
Views: 2065

AMF Book Club #6 - The Nominations

Here are the rules for nominations: 1. The book must be on this list. 2. You may now nominate two books or series. 3. You may not nominate a book that has already been selected in the past. These are: The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft The Road by Cormac McCarthy The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemi...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Apr 14, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #5 - Ubik by Philip K. Dick
Replies: 4
Views: 3228

Re: AMF Book Club #5 - Ubik by Philip K. Dick

We now move on to chapters 9-12.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #5 - Ubik by Philip K. Dick
Replies: 4
Views: 3228

Re: AMF Book Club #5 - Ubik by Philip K. Dick

We now move on to chapters 6-8.
by ordinaryperson
Fri Apr 02, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you playing - 2021 edition
Replies: 12
Views: 4440

Re: What are you playing - 2021 edition

I've also been switching around between a few different games, none of them are from this year though. Since I've finally got a computer that can properly play video games I've been playing the original Deus Ex. I've played Deus Ex: Human Revolution a few years ago and really enjoyed it and have bee...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Mar 31, 2021 4:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #5 - Ubik by Philip K. Dick
Replies: 4
Views: 3228

AMF Book Club #5 - Ubik by Philip K. Dick

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/af/Ubik%281stEd%29.jpg This is the thread where we'll be discussing Philip K. Dick's Ubik. You can discuss anything you'd like about the section of the novel we are reading. From the 31st of March to the 7th of April we'll be discussing the first 5 chapte...