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Cloe
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 1:44 am Reply with quote
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Personally, I thought Wallace & Gromit was a far better film and deserves the award.

I agree! I'm very glad I'm not the only anime fan who feels this way. I'm waiting in apprehension for the scandalized fan outburst when Howl loses.
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Winter



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 2:55 am Reply with quote
There's always a chance, I guess, but I wouldn't bet any sum of money that Howl's Moving Castle will beat Wallace and Gromit.

Howl was more of a lovely mess than a great film. The film had issues throughout and the third act simply fell apart in flight, but it still managed to be more entertaining than whatever Dreamworks farted out this year.

But a lovely mess isn't enough when you're competing with the likes of a Pixar or an Aardman for the award. That's all there is to it.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 4:25 am Reply with quote
One of the best Flake of the Week question in a while. Actually I wasn't even sure if it was a question and more like a comment.

If people want to know if something is license or not, check the encyclopedia. If people want to know if a series will be license or not, I don't think ANN can predict the future like Mrs. Cleo.
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Cloe
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If people want to know if a series will be license or not, I don't think ANN can predict the future like Mrs. Cleo.

You mean it CAN'T?? Why do I still even come here, then?
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 6:36 am Reply with quote
Winter wrote:
I wouldn't bet any sum of money that Howl's Moving Castle will beat Wallace and Gromit.


I think I preferred Howl To Were-Rabbit; but that's possibly because the comparisons to their immediate predecessors (Spirited Away and A Close Shave) seemed to be more unfavourable in Aardman's case.

Even as a big Ghibli fanboi, I wouldn't mind seeing Nick Park get a 4th Oscar to make up for A Grand Day Out Wink Cool


Cloe wrote:
darkhunter wrote:
If people want to know if a series will be license or not, I don't think ANN can predict the future like Mrs. Cleo.

You mean it CAN'T?? Why do I still even come here, then?


How would ANN know? They're not psychic either Laughing
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I work for a company that offers exquisite wildlife décor, elegant footstools, and delicious chocolates.


Wow, that's a pretty varied company. That letter is almost like e-mail tourette's. I must know, what does an elegant footstool look like?


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 7:22 am Reply with quote
*cough* Hollandaise? As in emergency food supply?
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mangajunky
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 9:48 am Reply with quote
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*cough* Hollandaise? As in emergency food supply?


More like an emergency condiment.

-Franky
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Animekid08.



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 10:58 am Reply with quote
I have waited all week to see who won the Evangelion contest and now I have to wait another week! DARN! Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 4:35 pm Reply with quote
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In all seriousness, this would be a silly time to run Win Answerman's Stuff, simply because I assume people are far too busy lighting menorahs, festooning poultry, opening socks or pouring brandy into their eggnog to come up with hilarious captions
That's a surprise. I would have thought there would have been plenty of hilarious captions because of all the brandy laced eggnog. Hmmm. Well,They would have at least been interesting. Anyway, Happy Festivities!
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Abarenbo Shogun



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 7:08 pm Reply with quote
mangajunky wrote:
Gauss wrote:
*cough* Hollandaise? As in emergency food supply?


More like an emergency condiment.

-Franky


Zac doesn't want to admit that he ate Menchi due to his spousal fight with Mrs. Answerman over who had better answering quips to stupid questions and he got thrown to the curb for a fortnight.
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rabble



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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2005 12:33 pm Reply with quote
I was kind of disappointed in the bunny photo. My choice would have been Miss May 1972, Deanna Baker. Hotcha! Shocked
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2005 6:04 pm Reply with quote
deathbringer wrote:
I must know, what does an elegant footstool look like?
Why, elegant, of course! Wink I wonder why when ever I see a rabbit I think of onion sauce. Razz
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2005 11:09 pm Reply with quote
darkhunter wrote:
I don't think ANN can predict the future like Mrs. Cleo.


Call me now!!! Laughing
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xanbcoo



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PostPosted: Sun Dec 25, 2005 3:23 pm Reply with quote
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fans were absolutely livid at the last two episodes of the TV series; apparently rapid-fire crayon drawings and sped-up recap clips don't really constitute a proper ending to the show!

That was the movie ending, as I understand it. The tv series ending had no crayon drawings, and very little recaps to speak of.
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