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  Reply # 724291 28-Nov-2012 16:43 Send private message

Nah, I wouldn't have minded, but I don't have any time off work presently.

I did go to the Two Towers premiere in Wellington back in 2002 when I was much more of a LotR geek than I am now.

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  Reply # 724367 28-Nov-2012 20:32 Send private message

I've got a lot of respect for Peter Jackson, but I still think it's grossly overhyped, and a major nuisance getting into and out of town with the buses having to divert and fight their way through crowds of idiot pedestrians.



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  Reply # 724370 28-Nov-2012 20:35 Send private message

Meh, it's a once a decade thing, I can live with the nuisance.

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  Reply # 724374 28-Nov-2012 20:44 Send private message

I only went because I live on Courtenay Place. I can confidently say that I won't bother again. I'm certainly not prepared to sweat it out in the front row for 9 hours or so to catch a glimpse of someone who gets paid a lot of money to do their job.

I spent the afternoon in the pub which wasn't too bad except it afforded no benefit other than a seat to sit on and a waitress providing beverages.

/pessimist

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  Reply # 724394 28-Nov-2012 21:35 Send private message

I won tickets to the world premier of the LOTR, walked the red carpet and sat directly behind PJ during the movie. We also went to the after party. I would have VERY much liked to have done the same with the Hobbit part one and made it a matching set!


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  Reply # 724399 28-Nov-2012 21:45 Send private message




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  Reply # 724401 28-Nov-2012 21:49 Send private message


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  Reply # 724404 28-Nov-2012 21:55 Send private message

Was about to congratulate everyone on not feeding the troll, then I saw JohnR's post :p




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Reply # 724454 29-Nov-2012 06:01 Send private message

NZtechfreak: Was about to congratulate everyone on not feeding the troll, then I saw JohnR's post :p


Cracked me up :)

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  Reply # 724478 29-Nov-2012 08:13 Send private message

ScottJPalmer seems to live in the same apartment building as I do, just on the other side... with a much better view it would seem.

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  Reply # 724556 29-Nov-2012 10:25 Send private message

Disrespective: ScottJPalmer seems to live in the same apartment building as I do, just on the other side... with a much better view it would seem.


None of those were taken from my apartment :-) It is a little further away.

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  Reply # 724578 29-Nov-2012 11:06 Send private message

scottjpalmer:


Couldn't you get a better pic of the 777




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  Reply # 724596 29-Nov-2012 11:31 Send private message

It is a non event - the only people are there just for the atmosphere either should be in jobs or have jobs that pay them too much.

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  Reply # 724601 29-Nov-2012 11:57 Send private message

khull: It is a non event - the only people are there just for the atmosphere either should be in jobs or have jobs that pay them too much.


Yeah dead right, or at school brushing up on their proof reading.

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