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How it's made

Postby PantyGnawer on Sat Oct 18, 2008 1:08 am

Holy crap! Is anyone else hooked on this show? They seem to have an endless supply of episodes, likely because they are so cheap and easy to produce. Discovery likes to run marathons of this show and I just can't seem to turn it off or look away.

Whats weird is that unlike many other shows it totally captures my attention. I'm watching it now and I can't even keep focused on typing this post.

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Re: How it's made

Postby Platypus Enthusiast on Sat Oct 18, 2008 2:39 am

I dunno dude, I think it's the most boring show ever. The narrator's dull voice doesn't help either. But to each his own, I guess.
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Re: How it's made

Postby PantyGnawer on Sat Oct 18, 2008 3:38 am

No, you are right! The narrorators voice is horrible, and it is slow paced and boring. For all intents and purposes I should either fall asleep or change the channel right after turning it on.

Yet, for some reason I can't seem to turn it off. Its somehow boring and enthralling at the same time.
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Re: How it's made

Postby fueledbycoffee on Sat Oct 18, 2008 4:18 am

PantyGnawer wrote:Yet, for some reason I can't seem to turn it off. Its somehow boring and enthralling at the same time.


As a rabid History Channel watcher, I understand. I really do. Modern Marvels should knock me right out, but nope, I'm absolutely enthralled by the history of the flushing toilet seat.
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Re: How it's made

Postby PantyGnawer on Sat Oct 18, 2008 4:51 am

fueledbycoffee wrote:
PantyGnawer wrote:Yet, for some reason I can't seem to turn it off. Its somehow boring and enthralling at the same time.


As a rabid History Channel watcher, I understand. I really do. Modern Marvels should knock me right out, but nope, I'm absolutely enthralled by the history of the flushing toilet seat.



But have you seen them make curling stones? Its fucking amazing? Damn looney cannucks!
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Re: How it's made

Postby Zankou 2.0 on Sat Oct 18, 2008 1:41 pm

It is indeed an interesting show, but I've seen almost every episode, and the narrator pronounces things funny.

It's also almost all done in Quebec.
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Re: How it's made

Postby Elvalia on Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:53 pm

There's nothing wrong with Québec except separatism. They do some interesting things. Just for Laughs, for example.

I watch How it's Made, when I have the time and there's nothing better on. It's one of those shows that I could take or leave.
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Re: How it's made

Postby Wawizzle on Sat Oct 18, 2008 9:53 pm

I know exactly what you mean, PG. This show absolutely captures my 100% attention whenever I turn it on.

I really don't give a fuck as to how they make violins, but I can't help but watch.
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Re: How it's made

Postby GreenRain22 on Sun Oct 19, 2008 9:43 am

ITS SOOOOO COOL! I'm such a fan of these types of shows. I like knowing how things are made and how they work. I'm a total geek when it comes to this and Mythbusters. xD
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Re: How it's made

Postby S'presso on Sun Oct 19, 2008 7:34 pm

The discovery channel is pwn.
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Re: How it's made

Postby Ubi Dubium on Sun Oct 19, 2008 10:25 pm

Yes, I'm hooked too. I watched them make carbon-fiber cellos the other day. I didn't even know that kind of cello existed, and now I so totally want one. And I'm a violinist, not a cellist, for cryin' out loud!
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Re: How it's made

Postby Zankou 2.0 on Sun Oct 19, 2008 10:28 pm

S'presso wrote:The discovery channel is pwn.
'nuff said

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Boom de yada, lol.
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Re: How it's made

Postby PantyGnawer on Sun Oct 19, 2008 11:07 pm

GreenRain22 wrote:ITS SOOOOO COOL! I'm such a fan of these types of shows. I like knowing how things are made and how they work. I'm a total geek when it comes to this and Mythbusters. xD



Same here!

The only problem is that it leaves me even more curious about how they design and build the intricate conveyor belts and systems that they use to build the thing they're building.

I need a "How its made to the second power" . Where they show you how they build the thing, then they show you how they built the things that they use to build the thing, then they show you how they built the things that built the things that they use to build the thing.
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Re: How it's made

Postby Zankou 2.0 on Mon Oct 20, 2008 6:36 am

PantyGnawer wrote:
GreenRain22 wrote:ITS SOOOOO COOL! I'm such a fan of these types of shows. I like knowing how things are made and how they work. I'm a total geek when it comes to this and Mythbusters. xD



Same here!

The only problem is that it leaves me even more curious about how they design and build the intricate conveyor belts and systems that they use to build the thing they're building.

I need a "How its made to the second power" . Where they show you how they build the thing, then they show you how they built the things that they use to build the thing, then they show you how they built the things that built the things that they use to build the thing.

I've thought of that too!
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Re: How it's made

Postby GreenRain22 on Mon Oct 20, 2008 8:26 am

Zankou 2.0 wrote:
PantyGnawer wrote:
GreenRain22 wrote:ITS SOOOOO COOL! I'm such a fan of these types of shows. I like knowing how things are made and how they work. I'm a total geek when it comes to this and Mythbusters. xD



Same here!

The only problem is that it leaves me even more curious about how they design and build the intricate conveyor belts and systems that they use to build the thing they're building.

I need a "How its made to the second power" . Where they show you how they build the thing, then they show you how they built the things that they use to build the thing, then they show you how they built the things that built the things that they use to build the thing.

I've thought of that too!


O.o Omg. Wow. Mind reading, anyone? xD

It's actually kinda helpful in the computer-geeky way. My grandpa never finished high school but he's a Mr. Fix-It Man, so he loves How It's Made too. We've sat through almost all of the marathons, and he'll point out stuff like, "That thing's also used for an air conditioner," yadda ya, stuff like that.

I loved how they build washing machines, bicycles, and jelly beans.
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