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Rebuilding the Game Room

I took apart the crappy looking stand I built and will just go with these stands that I have found at Menards. The one I am using in these pictures are a stand I found for about $5 at a church sale.

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As you can see in the pictures the pocket openings are not large enough to be able to put all the systems in them so as I buy more of these I will be doing some modifications to them which will allow them to be more usable for our needs as gamers.

About that Ghostbusters Movie

I am so tired of seeing all these posts about how fans are hating on the ghostbusters remake because of it being a woman cast.

Please pry your head out of your ass and understand the reason people are showing so much “hate” for the movie so far IS because it is a movie remake that was not needed. They have been trying to do a third movie for years.

Then they was saying the movie was a reboot and did not follow the original movies. But yet the very first movie trailer released it say “30 years ago four scientists saved new york” so even the production team (including the people doing trailers) have no idea what direction the movie is following. It almost seems like the entire crew was straight out of Junior High/High School and this is the first time working in the industry.

As I have said before I will wait for the video rental from RedBox to watch the movie I refuse to pay more then $2. Which is the same thing I pay for most crap movies from RedBox or Family Video. Like I just rented a movie based on the Slender Man game for about that.

Ghostbusters (2016) Movie trailer reaction

So today the trailer was released for the new reboot movie of Ghostbusters.

When I first seen the news about the movie being made and how it was going to be a remake/reboot I was going to to hate it. Then I found out that Melissa McCarthy was going to be in the film and to me that was instantly a sign that I would never watch it in theaters.

But I still decided to watch the trailer thinking maybe I could be proven wrong and would enjoy watching it. after watching the trailer my original thoughts it would be a disaster and end up harming the originals are still true.

For some reason Hollywood decides to remake movies and most of those ending being horrible movies. Just a few examples

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Evil Dead (2013)
Fantastic Four (2015)
Friday the 13th (2009)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

So far the only remake I can think of that I loved was The Thing (2011). It was not a perfect film in any way but it did so much right compared to the other trash that keeps getting done.

I bet we will see a reboot of the reboot in a few years.

Colecovision posts about Chameleon VGS

Coleco finally posts a comment about the drama around the Colecovision Chameleon/Retro VGS.

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This may be a death signal for the system if the team of engineers that Coleco uses doesn’t like what they see inside the system.

to keep up on all the comments here is a link to the thread Facebook Link

Avoid ebay seller donezo

Auction details Ebay Auction

Back on Sept 30th, 2015 I bought 3 5200 controllers& a Jungle Hunt game was included in the auction. On Oct 15th, 2015 I got a small box in the mail. The box had the 3 controllers in it with no padding at all and no game was in it. Contacted the seller three different times and got no response from him. I then requested contact information from ebay and called the number and left voice mail. Less than 20mins later I got an email and a pm on ebay.

Email from seller said

Hi! Sorry about the late shipment. I’m done with eBay so I haven’t seen the messages. I’ll have the game sent out to you today. I’ll give you tracking through here also.

pm on ebay said

Hi sorry for the late shipment. I completely took all my stuff off eBay and switched over to other sites. I’ll have the item shipped out today and I’ll give you tracking information today as well.

I have never been given the new tracking number and still have not gotten the game in the mail. Tonight I called ebay for help and was told I selected the wrong option and they was closing the case.

About 20mins ago I got a msg from ebay

eBay Customer Support has reviewed the case and made a final decision. We’ve considered the case carefully and decided not to issue you a refund. We’re sorry this didn’t work out.

Decision:
This case has been decided in the seller’s favor.

Comments:
You originally opened the case stating that you didn’t receive the item. This case has now been changed to a case for an item that doesn’t match the seller’s description.

Amazon your drunk

Wow Amazon what is going on with this listing?

Bad Idea for basement game rooms

This is not my video I just want to give a heads up to my fellow collectors to keep in mind basements do flood and can damage your collections.

OldSchoolBrian’s video

EdT1138’s video

#DealWithIt response

hey Microsoft & “Adam Orth” in response to the #DealWithIt and always online of the console my simple answer to you is a simple #GoFuckYourself #I’mNotBuyingYourConsole