NFR Easy Rider

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  1. royalcoach

    royalcoach Active Member

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    Is this not a classic or what ?
    Jack is awesome !
     
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    Rad flick. The ending sucks. my .02$
     
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    Yes I know the ending ... have seen it before.
    But hell its a great flick !
     
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    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    Never seen it, but when ever I hear" Easy Rider", I imagine "Queasy Rider" for some reason.


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    Brian White Recovering Bugmeister

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    Great movie but pretty depressing.
     
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    Was that a a political ending way back then ...
    I think so ! :-:)(
     
  7. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    The Navy base I was at 1969-1970 was on the fence about running it. They eventually did.
     
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    Krusty Krusty Old Effer

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    I've got to say that I loved the film when it came out, but really thought the acting was pretty bad when I watched it recently. The best thing about the movie is the soundtrack.
     
  9. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    As young as you are. You haven't seen a lot of shit.
     
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    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    Compared to all my other friends, I've seen a lot.
     
  11. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Let's try this: Who's going to be running in the next presidental election and why will they be the front running candidate. Answer this adequately and we'll figure out how much you've seen.
     
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    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    Some of the more famous ones running are Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, and Chris Christie, and I want none of them to be elected. There has only been a few good presidents.
     
  13. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Again, who will be running (the final dem and rep candidates). Your above answer rates a C- for a grade.
     
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    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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    I don't take government or politics, too much pressure! I never liked politics.
     
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    Easy Rider is a classic, and even more of a cult classic. Produced on a shoestring budget as I recall. And sent Jack Nicholson's career soaring.
     
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    Roper Idiot Savant

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    Easy Rider wasn't so much political as it was a social commentary of the time. Counter culture vs redneck culture...not a good combination back in the mid to late 60's.

    Fonda's daughter Bridget was in the film if I recall...

    I don't envy them riding those hardtail panheads at all...
     
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    Right on the commentary button! PBS will have to expand its Friday night news summary to include "Shields, Brooks, and Roper." Seriously!
     
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    Dipnet The wanted posters say Tim Hartman

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    I remember cruising in my old Volkswagen to the soundtrack of Easy Rider back in '69 and '70.

    No cds or mp3s back then; 8-tracks were the bomb!
     
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    I had a below dash rack of maybe 20 eight tracks in my Gremlin, back when I was cool.
     
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    As in talking about Easy Rider. It's on TV Wednesday in my area. It's on a channel called the movie channel. I know there are several different channels called that but in my area it is on Channel 116
     

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