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#1 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 15 November 2012 - 04:35 PM

So.  This weekend I'm sitting down and doing a big push to get 80% of my reporting done.  Some of it can't be done until Tuesday night because of assessments.

If cricket were on, I'd "watch" that, but since it isn't I need some DVD help.

I can't decide whether or not to go with something I've seen a dozen times before, so I don't get overly distracted, but am still entertained, such as Buffy or West Wing.

I'm partway through a series of Alias, but I think that's not going to be quite fluffy enough, and I'd hate to miss something important.

Or do you have movie recommendations?

I hate most romcoms and stupid "satire" funny movies (i.e. anything with Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler etc).  Anything serious completely out.

#2 Squeekums Da Feral

Posted 15 November 2012 - 04:40 PM

Buffy, has to be Buffy

#3 opethmum

Posted 15 November 2012 - 04:42 PM

If you have any adult music concert DVD or stand up comedy DVD they help with the motivation. That has helped with essays and studying.

#4 LoudMuffin

Posted 15 November 2012 - 04:43 PM

NCIS original.gif

ETA or charmed

Edited by SugarMumma, 15 November 2012 - 04:44 PM.

#5 Domestic Goddess

Posted 15 November 2012 - 04:44 PM

Madagascar 3 and Ted are the latest ones on my list of hiring when I get the money and time.
I also love the good old Matrix Trilogy marathon every now and then original.gif

#6 RipeWickedPlum

Posted 15 November 2012 - 04:51 PM

Totally Buffy!

Or Friends, Dawson's Creek... something of that era you have seen like 5000000000000000 times.!

#7 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 15 November 2012 - 04:54 PM

QUOTE (RipeWickedPlum @ 15/11/2012, 04:51 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Totally Buffy!

Or Friends, Dawson's Creek... something of that era you have seen like 5000000000000000 times.!

Friends was terrible and never watched DC Tounge1.gif

#8 littleboysmum

Posted 15 November 2012 - 04:59 PM

I'd go with West Wing if it were me, or 6 Feet Under, maybe Entourage?

#9 Bob-the-skull

Posted 15 November 2012 - 05:18 PM

something that you aren't really needing to look at the screen... Something with a lot of musical or witty dialog that is just as good without the images would work...

#10 JRA

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:30 PM

Something with a lot of musical or witty dialog that is just as good without the images would work...

YEs, west wing would work.

Bah humbug

Now I need a fix of west wing

#11 Lyn29

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:30 PM

Not comedy - it's too easy to lose the "formal report" language and let something inappropriate sneak in!

I vote for something you've seen many times so you can lose yourself in your work - that's what I do.

#12 QueenIanthe

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:33 PM

Gilmore Girls.

#13 gina70

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:42 PM

I will also be writing reports most of the weekend.  I will have Game of Thrones on when the kids aren't around as I have seen it once already.  LOTR would be good to watch as well.  Or Doctor Who, Veronica Mars.  Not sure which yet.

Not really looking forward to this weekend.

Will also need icy cold coke and snacks.

#14 Lyra

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:53 PM

How can you concentrate? I can't even listen to music if I am doing something like that! I must have silence LOL

#15 mez70

Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:23 PM

Go educational and nerdy... Big Bang Theory marathon......

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