Sunday, 02 March 2008

... and one of the best scenes. Silly, really. But every time I watch this film I laugh out loud, even still today.

"First shalt thou take out the Holy Pin. Then, shalt thou count to three, no more, no less. Three shalt be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, nor either count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the third number, be reached, then lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in my sight, shall snuff it."

 
Sorry for the random post. I have no idea why I'm writing this, really. For some reason it was just on my mind.
 
If you've never seen Monty Python and the Holy Grail, then each of the following three things applies directly to you:
  1. Your life is incomplete
  2. You're missing out
  3. Shame on you

So go rent or buy a copy now, then watch it and relax, knowing your life is much more whole than it had been before you read this post.



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Monday, 03 March 2008 06:41:42 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
My son, now 9yrs old, is juuust about ready for Holy Grail. Soon :)
Monday, 03 March 2008 07:12:51 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
@dbs - Glad you're a good parent, we need more like you. :)

Actually, I used to be a foster parent of almost all special needs kids, 14 of them over the years. All of them saw Holy Grail for the first time with me. It was (seriously) a great tool for getting kids who'd been through hell out of their shell and laughing at something (anything really). The fact that it was so absurd helped I think. Hmmmm. Interesting, really. All I know is, it worked.

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Monday, 03 March 2008 09:49:25 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
And the Lord did grin...
Monday, 03 March 2008 10:57:00 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
What is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?
Florian Zschocke
Monday, 03 March 2008 11:01:10 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
Flor! What's up? Email me!
Monday, 03 March 2008 11:01:41 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
@Steve - Yes, he did. Over and over and over and... How are you?
Monday, 03 March 2008 12:03:34 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
Wow, it's almost been 10 years since I've seen this. About time for a movie without Patrick Bateman being the main character. ;)
Tuesday, 04 March 2008 13:51:57 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
Greg, I actually did email you not too long ago (well, end of last year, really) but I have the suspicion that your anti-spam filter hates me. But I shall not despair and try again! =)
Florian Zschocke
Monday, 10 March 2008 09:05:45 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
Things are going okay... The "unofficial" official Infrastructure supervisor here at Comcast IT. So, I guess I can’t complain too much, long hours, not enough time or money… (Budgets Suck)Same things that you had to deal with at Cori. :P
Ping me some time.
Steve
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