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Old 09-29-2006, 03:00 PM
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That's cool, but I believe the expression is "passtime" not pasttime, as in to pass the time. As long as we are nitpicking.
Just checked www.m-w.com, and we're both wrong. It's "pastime". I tried both of our spellings just in case.
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That's cool, but I believe the expression is "passtime" not pasttime, as in to pass the time. As long as we are nitpicking.
Just checked www.m-w.com, and we're both wrong. It's "pastime". I tried both of our spellings just in case.
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I was pretty tired when I watched it, so I guess that just slipped by.

And OF COURSE I'm nitpicking a fantasy/sci-fi show. It's a favorite pasttime of nerds everywhere!
That's cool, but I believe the expression is "passtime" not pasttime, as in to pass the time. As long as we are nitpicking.
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My fault on the typo...
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Yep. This will be a regular thing - encore presentations on Sci-Fi later in the week.

And I just have to say, the mangled hand looked fake and grody! Eew, Eew, Eew! (And that's just stupid anyway. I mean why wouldn't she know to turn it off first? Also, I've accidentally dropped a ring into the disposal before - it jams the disposal.)
Plus her threshold for pain must be through the roof. Even with the wolverine powers, I still wouldn't want to go through the pain of jumping off a building or caught on fire.
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Watching the typical show like this, I'm left thinking,

"Why don't you idiots shoot first and talk later?"

Much like the villain will want to explain his plot to the spy before killing him, the good guy will want to expose the flaw in the evil agent. All that ever happens is that they get away.
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Yep. This will be a regular thing - encore presentations on Sci-Fi later in the week.

And I just have to say, the mangled hand looked fake and grody! Eew, Eew, Eew! (And that's just stupid anyway. I mean why wouldn't she know to turn it off first? Also, I've accidentally dropped a ring into the disposal before - it jams the disposal.)
Plus her threshold for pain must be through the roof. Even with the wolverine powers, I still wouldn't want to go through the pain of jumping off a building or caught on fire.
I almost want to say that she doesn't feel pain since she doesn't seem to have agonizing expressions. She probably feels a certain level of agitation but not to the extent of pain.
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by the way, I really like this show. It is certainly more gory than Lost (which premiers on Wednesday!) .. ewww...
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it did occur to me
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I noticed that one of the artists paintings that was just a wavy line with straight lines off of it, appeared in the scrolling code that Mohinder Suresh found on the thumb drive. then in the next scene, the same pattern was seen in the pool in LA. odd

speaking on LA, just before arresting the cop, the woman says IN HER HEAD "just like you heard the whispers" to which the cop says "Yes"....then she arrests him. Seems to be contradictory to someone being crazy if they just heard/saw proof that the person could indeed read your mind.

very interesting that the dad now knows about his daughter and that both brothers can in fact fly.

we know the date of the bomb (Nov. 8th - anyone have an exam that day?, lol) and that the current date is October 2nd. Seems like it would almost be better as a mini series unless it turns into a terminator situation of well, all we can do is delay judgement day as opposed to stop it from ever happening. or it could turn into saving the world and then being a justice league type thing, but that might be a let down.

and last but not least Sylar. a brain stealing/eating? freak possibly deriving his power from it. And he knew the professor AND the professor may have helped him seek out his powers.


I do love this show, but I almost think it would be better as a miniseries. I could see material quickly running out, but then again, who knows
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That's not a bad theory, the "exterminator" was being used so that the prof's son would trust the girl with short hair. She did say her name when they first met, but I don't recall what it was.
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