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Title: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: ChrisHanel on February 10, 2008, 02:05:45 PM
Alright, everyone, the next title is announced.

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen -- Scripts due March 1

Now, this time around, we're providing you with some assistance to help make this as smooth a process as possible.

1) First, a new script template!!!

Chaos's Brand Spankin' New Script Template (http://www.riffrafftheater.com/rrt-template-lxg.xls) -- Use this for your script creation and for your final submission.

2) A subtitle file for reauthoring your LXG DVD's --

LXG.srt -- download (http://www.riffrafftheater.com/lxg.srt)

Chaos will be posting direcitons on how to use this shortly, but this will add a subtitle option that shows a timecode for the entire film, making it easier for you to sync your jokes with the right moments, and making our lives easier when timing everyone's riffs in the script together.

3) This will be our first two phase writing project. Once we receive everyone's scripts, we'll assemble submissions, edit down, find where the movie needs more attention, and ask for more riffs for specific scenes, moments, or specific lines that just don't have what we think it needs yet. We'll make that announcement as close to March 1 as possible.

4) Prizes!

With this project, we said we would start the tradition of prizes. We'll be giving away three prize packages this time around, with the hopes that we can make things bigger and better every time around.

So, here's the benchmark that we're setting right now.

1. First, we'll be giving away a prize to the Best Running Gag used in the film, as defined by "joke involving three riffs or more used at separate points during the duration of the film". The winner of the "Prefontaine" Award will be honored with a copy of Incognito Cinema Warriors XP on DVD.

2. Second, the Uncle Pennybags Award is reserved for whoever should end up with the largest percentage of the final script. Basically, whoever gets the most jokes in the final script. (Ties will be broken by random draw.) The winner will receive a copy of Incognito Cinema Warriors XP on DVD, and a 10 dollar Rifftrax Gift Certificate.

3. Finally, the Zinger! Our most prestigious award will be bestowned upon the funniest line in the script, as decided on by myself, Chaos, and Junkyard. After ripping each other to pieces during a tense, three week debate about something as subjective and polarizing as what constitutes "the funniest line", we will emerge and give the winner a copy of ICWXP on DVD, a 10 dollar Rifftrax Gift Certificate, and a 25 dollar Amazon Gift Certificate, sponsored by NeenerNeener.net (http://www.neenerneener.net).

Thanks to our buddies at Neenerneener and ICWXP (http://www.myspace.com/icwxp) for helping out with the prizes, please give them your love!

FINE PRINT: Contest ends March 1st. No purchase neccessary. All submissions will be judged by Chris Hanel, James Whistler, and Victor Vernon ("The Judges"). All decisions of the judges are final. Performers, producers, and podcast hosts for Riff Raff Theater are ineligible. Offer void where prohibited. Due to currency and shipping variables, International winners will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

 
-Chris
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 10, 2008, 03:02:39 PM
Back to the grindstone. Gotta think of some jokes that don't revolve entirely about the director raping classic literature.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 10, 2008, 04:41:34 PM
Filing away the Armaggeddon stuff and getting started right away.  I hope to turn in a completed script this time. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: David on February 10, 2008, 04:43:28 PM
Starting to watch/write in the middle or second third might help keep up the funny this time around. Lest we all twist our funny muscles halfway through.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 10, 2008, 06:45:41 PM
Ok, I'll make a post about this over at Riff Raff Theater sometime tomorrow probably, but in brief, here is the lowdown on the new .srt file:

First of all, let me start off by saying that this is OPTIONAL. We do not require you to use the .srt file to write your script. We provide it because we feel it is not very hard to use, and it makes your timecodes MUCH more dependable (therefore making it easier for us to use your material, and take less time for the script editing process to be completed... and therefore a higher quality product overall). So if you are able to use this, we would appreciate it, and everyone will benefit. But if you are not able to use it, don't sweat it, we're still happy to accept your material in the traditional method we have used so far.

An .srt file is a text-based subtitle file. There are a few DVD / video players out there that will let you load them up along with your DVD / video file without doing anything else, but these are actually fairly rare and don't work very well. The main purpose of an .srt is to reauthor the DVD to include the subtitles while playing. Our .srt file is a timestamp, which will display the h:mm:ss on screen at all times, allowing you to be sure that the timecodes you are writing down in your script are correct.

So how do you use it? It's simple! Any DVD authoring software on the market allows you to add subtitles to your project. Many of them even allow you to simpy drag and drop the file. So, the process should be as follows...

Start with your "legally purchased and owned" DVD of LXG. Using any DVD ripping software you prefer (personally, I use Xilisoft DVD Ripper - www.xilisoft.com), rip the movie from the DVD onto your hard drive as an .avi or .mpeg or .vob video file, whichever you are most comfortable with or whichever your DVD authoring software recommends. Next, open up your DVD authoring software (personally, I use VSO's "ConvertXtoDVD" software for writing projects because I don't care about the appearance of the starting menus, and you can put together a project in literally 90 seconds minus video processing times... they also have a fully functional shareware version available). Many programs out there will allow you to drag and drop both the video files and the subtitle files. If they don't allow drag and drop, just use the menus. Add the video file to your project, then add the subtitle file on top of the video file. Some programs also allow you to set this subtitle as the default so it shows up automatically. If this doesn't work, you should be able to set it to the English or French track and then just turn it on from your remote while watching.

Once you have the video file and the subtitle file loaded into your authoring program, compile it, and burn it. Presto! You now have a perfect onscreen timestamp for writing that matches the exact timecodes that Riff Raff Theater will use for writing, editing, and performing... and you didn't even need to learn how to manually alter video frames! :)

Feel free to post questions, concerns, or suggestions for the .srt or the instructions here in this thread.

Remember everyone, the deadline is Sunday, March 1st. Start your riffing!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on February 10, 2008, 07:20:53 PM
Got a few projects going at once here, but I'm going to make a point to contribute to this in the midst of it all.  Only seen the film once to date, hopefully I can bring out the funny.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 10, 2008, 07:49:48 PM
Just marking my territory so I don't miss any participation ribbons of best hustler trophies I could earn.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Dim of the Yard on February 10, 2008, 08:47:55 PM
I'm hoping to participate in this one.  I had a blast with what little I had (and lost) of Batman and Robin, and I want to be able to actually submit something this time around, have something substantial for this go.  If I have to, I'll start 40 minutes from the end of the movie to try and sneak a good joke in or two, ya?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 10, 2008, 09:29:46 PM
As long as EVERYONE doesn't skip to the end of the film, we should be fine. Watch this time we have no jokes at the beginning of the film at all. :D
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: BathTub on February 11, 2008, 12:16:54 AM
Ok my question is, If I put in some "League of Gentlemen" references will you get them?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: GregMcduck on February 11, 2008, 12:19:39 AM
No
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Ortega on February 11, 2008, 02:20:00 AM
I'll  just give a little advice on those of us that like to use Rejig and IFOedit to reauthor the riffing dvd.

1. Rip the DVD with DVDDecrypter in IFO mode, making sure to demux the Video and one of the audio steams,(you really only need one anyway, go with the 2 channel if at all possible).

2. Download  Subtitle Creator (http://sourceforge.net/projects/subtitlecreator/). This creates subtitles in the .sup format , which is the one that Rejig and IFOedit use.

3. Load up Subtitle Creator...Go to File>Open Text Subtitles and load the lxg.srt.  You should now see a preview of the subtitles, which should read "0:00:00"

4.  Now the program is set to PAL format by default, so most of us in NTSC-land should go to Formatting>Video Format>NTSC.

5. The next thing we should do is set the font size. 30 point font size is a good one, as its big enough to pick up at a glance, no matter what size screen your using. Go to Formatting>Change Font.  This will bring up a box that let us choose the font size and style.  I prefer Eurostile. But pick one that you don't mind looking at all the time, and set the size to 30 pt.

6. Now we want to set the position of the timecode.  the best place is the upper left corner.  So go to the "position the subtitles" box on the main screen, and set it to the following positions: Horizontal=0;Vertical=33;Width=250;#lines=1.

7. Now we are all set, so go to File>Save SUP. The process shouldn't take more than 30 seconds.

8. Now close out Subtitle Creator, and load up Rejig or IFOedit. Load up the MV2 and Ac3 file in their corresponding boxes, and in the Subpicture box, load the timecode .sup file we just made. and in the Original IFO box, load up the IFO that was made when we ripped the DVD, and compile it to a DVD Folder.  This process could take anywhere between 15 to 20 minutes.  once that's done, we got one more step.

9. Start up IFOedit. On the bottom of the screen, click on the "Open" button, and load the Ripped DVD IFO file.  Now go to VTS PGCITI, and choose VTS_PGC_1.  And go to Subtitle Color>Copy Colors from this PGC.

10. Now click the "open" button, and load up the IFO form the reauthored DVD. and repeat the step(go to VTS_PGCITI>to VTS_PGC_1) and go to Subtitle Color>Paste Colors to this PGC. Now the subtitle color should be white or whatever the original DVD's subtitle colors are.  But we're not done yet.  We want to make the subtitles forced.

11. We should be in the same place already(VTS_PGCITI:VTS_PGC_1), so scroll down to the PGC Command Table, and you should see something that says, "There is no PGC Command Table". Right click on that, and choose "add Precommand" Click on the Empty Precommand, and you'll see a string of zeros.  Change the first set of zeros to 51, and the fifth set of zeros to FF.

Example : [51 00 00 00 ff 00 00 00]

Now the precommand should read Set Subpicture Steam:0 (forced)(on).  Now click "Save" and then "Get VTS Sectors"  BAM!!! we're done!

12.  Now use DVD Shrink to burn to a SL DVD, or ImgBurn to burn to a DL DVD.

Enjoy your LXG dvd with timecodes!!

Let me know if you have any problems, or if you want to strangle my throat for overloading you guys with too much information.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RobtheBarbarian on February 11, 2008, 02:29:41 AM
Hey, I actually have this movie. I'll see if I can muster of some funny.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 11, 2008, 02:36:56 AM
Hey, Chaos.  Does it matter on the template if the riffs are out of order?   I have ideas now but I plan on going scene by scene later and I didn't want to mess you up. 

Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 11, 2008, 06:22:09 AM
Hey, Chaos.  Does it matter on the template if the riffs are out of order?   I have ideas now but I plan on going scene by scene later and I didn't want to mess you up. 

It doesn't matter in the slightest. My script automatically sorts them by timecode when I compile the script, so you can write it whatever way works best for you.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on February 11, 2008, 07:27:56 AM

       Hey guys, I just wanted to say that my brothers and I have watched it, getting in a good 40 jokes or so (but we're planning on watching it again today), and I was just wondering where to send my script when I'm done? I didn't participate in B&R so I don't know, so if anypne could enlighten me that would be great  ;D
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 11, 2008, 07:41:31 AM
www.riffrafftheater.com
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 11, 2008, 08:08:09 AM
Ok my question is, If I put in some "League of Gentlemen" references will you get them?

How about some Frank Spencer (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Spencer) ones?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: BathTub on February 11, 2008, 08:51:47 AM
Ok my question is, If I put in some "League of Gentlemen" references will you get them?

How about some Frank Spencer (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Spencer) ones?

But is he local?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 11, 2008, 09:06:18 AM
this is a local Submarine for Local people. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on February 13, 2008, 07:03:44 AM
PRIZE ANNOUNCEMENT!!!

With this project, we said we would start the tradition of prizes. We'll be giving away three prize packages this time around, with the hopes that we can make things bigger and better every time around.

So, here's the benchmark that we're setting right now.

1. First, we'll be giving away a prize to the Best Running Gag used in the film, as defined by "joke involving three riffs or more used at separate points during the duration of the film". The winner of the "Prefontaine" Award will be honored with a copy of Incognito Cinema Warriors XP on DVD.

2. Second, the Uncle Pennybags Award is reserved for whoever should end up with the largest percentage of the final script. Basically, whoever gets the most jokes in the final script. (Ties will be broken by random draw.) The winner will receive a copy of Incognito Cinema Warriors XP on DVD, and a 10 dollar Rifftrax Gift Certificate.

3. Finally, the Zinger! Our most prestigious award will be bestowned upon the funniest line in the script, as decided on by myself, Chaos, and Junkyard. After ripping each other to pieces during a tense, three week debate about something as subjective and polarizing as what constitutes "the funniest line", we will emerge and give the winner a copy of ICWXP on DVD, a 10 dollar Rifftrax Gift Certificate, and a 25 dollar Amazon Gift Certificate, sponsored by NeenerNeener.net (http://www.neenerneener.net).

Thanks to our buddies at Neenerneener and ICWXP (http://www.myspace.com/icwxp) for helping out with the prizes, please give them your love!

FINE PRINT: Contest ends March 1st. No purchase neccessary. All submissions will be judged by Chris Hanel, James Whistler, and Victor Vernon ("The Judges"). All decisions of the judges are final. Performers, producers, and podcast hosts for Riff Raff Theater are ineligible. Offer void where prohibited. Due to currency and shipping variables, International winners will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 13, 2008, 07:36:52 AM
We're giving out our competitor's products as prizes?
Damn this new touchy- feely approch to capitalism! We should be crushing the other inheritors of the riffing legacy, not giving them plugs!

And yeah, hopefully Chris, James, and Me can all
1- Agree on some "funniests"
and
2- Not kill each other in the process.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 13, 2008, 07:38:43 AM
If I do this can I click the box for no prizes?

I don't like being offered incentives to do things.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 13, 2008, 07:48:44 AM
Give the adress of a friend?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 13, 2008, 07:49:40 AM
No I don't have a problem with people sending me stuff I just don't require stuff. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: dignan on February 13, 2008, 08:12:34 AM
Whee, I'll probably contribute to this, but I have some crap to do first. I hate crap.

You hate crap but you're going to watch League of Extraordinary Gentlemen?  Interesting. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Invader_quirk on February 13, 2008, 08:58:27 PM
Ok, we went out and bought the film. I had never seen it before....


OH.



MY.



GOSH.



Worst film in recent history. Laugh out loud, gut bustingly, hilariously, TERRIBLE.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Ortega on February 13, 2008, 09:07:06 PM
Dude, you obviously haven't seen Van Helsing.
:speechless:

ughh.....Van Helsing.

That "movie" made Mummy Returns seem almost good.  Worse thing is, my dad got it for me for Christmas.......we didn't speak for a while.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 13, 2008, 09:23:03 PM
From my perspective, LXG was inferior to Van Helsing for this reason:

People crapped on by
Van Helsing                                                 LXG

Lon Chaney Jr.                                          H. G. Wells
Bela Lugosi                                               Jules Verne
Bram Stoker                                              Bram Stoker
Boris Karloff                                              Oscar Wilde               
The Audience                                            Robert Louis Stevenson
                                                                     Mark F***ING TWAIN
                                                                     Arthur Conan Doyle
                                                                     Henry Rider Haggard     
                                                                     Alan Moore
                                                                     The Audience     

The math proves me out.                   
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Scott M Davis on February 13, 2008, 09:30:21 PM
I was so gonna participate in this one, I love LXG.

but I need excel to open the template.. so Im out.   :grr:
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Steve-O on February 14, 2008, 12:07:05 AM
FINE PRINT: Contest ends March 1st. No purchase neccessary. All submissions will be judged by Chris Hanel, James Whistler, and Victor Vernon ("The Judges"). All decisions of the judges are final. Performers, producers, and podcast hosts for Riff Raff Theater are ineligible. Offer void where prohibited. Due to currency and shipping variables, International winners will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

........the hell?

Nobody told me when I signed on to this thing that I would be forgoing my chance at not one, not two, but three copies of Incognito Cinema Warriors XP on DVD
:angry:

That's right, I'm so upset about this that my long-dead, skull-attached conjoined fetal twin is quivering up and down the side of my head.

Anyway, doesn't one's status as a podcast host lapse after a month sans podcasting?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 14, 2008, 02:47:43 AM
I was so gonna participate in this one, I love LXG.

but I need excel to open the template.. so Im out.   :grr:

You can get Open Office for free and use that.  You just have to save it as a .xls file. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: GregMcduck on February 14, 2008, 03:13:37 AM
So, I just went through the DVD for the first time.

Does anyone else think it's funny that they were so pressed for special features that they included an anti-drug PSA?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on February 14, 2008, 04:37:09 AM
Damn, if there'd been prizes for Batman & Robin I just might have beat Steve-O for the coup-de-ville. That's what they call it, right?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 14, 2008, 05:03:54 AM
This whole movie kind of reminded me of that Star Trek where Kirk and President Lincoln battle Genghis Khan and that Klingon.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 14, 2008, 05:48:10 AM
I was so gonna participate in this one, I love LXG.

but I need excel to open the template.. so Im out.   :grr:

www.openoffice.org

No computer should be without it.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 14, 2008, 12:18:59 PM
PRIZE ANNOUNCEMENT!!!

With this project, we said we would start the tradition of prizes. We'll be giving away four prize packages this time around, with the hopes that we can make things bigger and better every time around.

So, here's the benchmark that we're setting right now.

1. First, we'll be giving away a prize to the Best Running Gag used in the film, as defined by "joke involving three riffs or more used at separate points during the duration of the film". The winner of the "Prefontaine" Award will be honored with a copy of Incognito Cinema Warriors XP on DVD.

2. Second, the Uncle Pennybags Award is reserved for whoever should end up with the largest percentage of the final script. Basically, whoever gets the most jokes in the final script. (Ties will be broken by random draw.) The winner will receive a copy of Incognito Cinema Warriors XP on DVD, and a 10 dollar Rifftrax Gift Certificate.

3. Finally, the Zinger! Our most prestigious award will be bestowned upon the funniest line in the script, as decided on by myself, Chaos, and Junkyard. After ripping each other to pieces during a tense, three week debate about something as subjective and polarizing as what constitutes "the funniest line", we will emerge and give the winner a copy of ICWXP on DVD, a 10 dollar Rifftrax Gift Certificate, and a 25 dollar Amazon Gift Certificate, sponsored by NeenerNeener.net (http://www.neenerneener.net).

Thanks to our buddies at Neenerneener and ICWXP (http://www.myspace.com/icwxp) for helping out with the prizes, please give them your love!

FINE PRINT: Contest ends March 1st. No purchase neccessary. All submissions will be judged by Chris Hanel, James Whistler, and Victor Vernon ("The Judges"). All decisions of the judges are final. Performers, producers, and podcast hosts for Riff Raff Theater are ineligible. Offer void where prohibited. Due to currency and shipping variables, International winners will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

Is the 4th prize a mystery, or a typo. 



Or is it the "We'll give Bratpop one so he shuts up this round" award.  LOL. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on February 14, 2008, 12:28:36 PM
Ack. I misspoke. Fixed. Thanks for catching that.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 14, 2008, 12:30:27 PM
4. There is no spoon fourth prize. :D
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 14, 2008, 04:51:45 PM
I dunno, I personally think Mark Twain needs some crapping on.

Yeah, but that's what Jonathan Taylor Thomas was for. Twain's had enough.

LEAVE MARK TWAIN ALONE!!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 14, 2008, 07:32:29 PM
Rememebr this conversation when the film introduces Sawyer.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 14, 2008, 07:48:43 PM
Rememebr this conversation when the film introduces Sawyer.

I'm already halfway through my script. JTT was WAY worse.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 15, 2008, 12:52:18 PM
Started on the script.
Every ill considered literary reference is like a knife twisting in my chest.

LOOK, WE KNOW WHO DORIAN GREY IS, DAMMIT! YOU DON'T NEED TO SAY "PICTURE" FOR US TO GET IT!

ps- I was going to point out the terrible, "Call me Ishmail" line, but it turns out that it was in the original graphic novel, used in an inferior situation. Alan, you got 1-Upped.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 15, 2008, 03:37:39 PM
To be fair, the film's target audience probably has no fracking IDEA who Dorian Gray is. :P
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Hellcat on February 15, 2008, 07:49:30 PM
I just finished dowloading Open Office.  Looks like a nice program.  I'm really looking forward to trying out the template. 

I saw the movie for the first time last night.  Definitely lots of possibilities for riffs.  This could be fun!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: David on February 16, 2008, 06:02:51 PM
Started on the script.
Every ill considered literary reference is like a knife twisting in my chest.

LOOK, WE KNOW WHO DORIAN GREY IS, DAMMIT! YOU DON'T NEED TO SAY "PICTURE" FOR US TO GET IT!

ps- I was going to point out the terrible, "Call me Ishmail" line, but it turns out that it was in the original graphic novel, used in an inferior situation. Alan, you got 1-Upped.

Really? That's awful. Do not think Alan himself is immune to the riffing.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: BathTub on February 16, 2008, 06:09:36 PM
Bah my DVD won't rip.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on February 16, 2008, 08:59:48 PM
Try putting it in the microwave and then running it under hot water.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Douglin on February 17, 2008, 03:08:10 AM
ps- I was going to point out the terrible, "Call me Ishmail" line, but it turns out that it was in the original graphic novel, used in an inferior situation. Alan, you got 1-Upped.

Really? That's awful. Do not think Alan himself is immune to the riffing.

movie:
Captain Nemo: This is my first mate.
Ishmael: Call me Ishmael, please.

comic:
Captain Nemo: Well, Mr Mate? Now they're all safely ashore, what do you think of my new colleagues?.
Ishmael: Call me Ishmael, captain.You've known me long enough.  As for your new shipmates, Quatermain's a decent cove, and your Miss Murray's alright for a bit o'fluff.

I don't know by that time when you reading the comic you're so used to every character being some obscure reference, your just relieved when he gives you a freebie and just spells it out for you.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: BathTub on February 17, 2008, 05:05:06 AM
Heh true that.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 17, 2008, 06:48:53 AM
Bah my DVD won't rip.

What program are you using?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 17, 2008, 06:51:09 AM
Actually it might be more to do with the distribution company in NZ.

Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: BathTub on February 17, 2008, 08:39:34 AM
Bah my DVD won't rip.

What program are you using?

The disc is fucked.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 17, 2008, 09:44:26 AM
hmm bad business, was it from a Netflix type service?

I'm going to see if one of my local libraries has a copy.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 17, 2008, 10:06:11 AM
Bah my DVD won't rip.

What program are you using?

The disc is fucked.

In that case, what are your feelings on... "legally aquired personal backups?" ;)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 17, 2008, 10:09:11 AM
oh hey if anyone had say a timecoded copy lying around that they could I don't know pop in the mail that'd be great.

Just saying :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 17, 2008, 10:12:17 AM
Do you have a PS2? The PS2 built in DVD player has a handy timecode function that I just recently discovered. Very convenient for those that don't have the time, knowhow, or inclination to use the .srt timestamp subtitles we've provided. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 17, 2008, 10:13:49 AM
I think the last games system i owned was a snes, yeah I think that was it.

I'll try and make a time coded one.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: BathTub on February 17, 2008, 10:35:03 AM
hmm bad business, was it from a Netflix type service?

Yeah, I've reported it, hopefully they another copy.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 17, 2008, 10:49:29 AM
I think the last games system i owned was a snes, yeah I think that was it.

I'll try and make a time coded one.

http://www.vso-software.fr/products/convert_x_to_dvd/

This is a nice drag-and-drop type program that will convert avi, mpg, mp4, vob, etc. files to a simple DVD-style for burning. You can also drag and drop in subtitle files (like our .srt file), and it will do the work for you - you can tell it where on screen to show them and how large to make them, too. They have a trial version, but I'm not sure how it functions (partial functionality or limited time trial), because I have the full version already.

If the DVD you are trying to reauthor has some form of copy protection that prevents you from just manually copying the file structure off the CD to your hard drive and then dropping that into VSO, I personally use the Xilisoft DVD Ripper software: http://www.xilisoft.com/dvd-ripper-platinum.html

Again, free trial, but I don't know the exact functionality of the trial because I already have the full version. Also, I'm not saying that those programs are the be-all-end-all, they just happen to be the ones that I use because I got them both dirt cheap during promotional sales the companies were having. Xilisoft is great, and VSO works very quickly if you don't care about a pretty menu and just want the DVD done fast, or don't have time to mess around with programs where you have to put everything together yourself by hand.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on February 17, 2008, 04:03:32 PM
I've noticed the PS2 timecode function was not on the older models.  I still have my old PS2 from the first year it was available and it's not on there, but my roommate's slimline PS2 from about a year ago that he thankfully keeps in the living room does.

So if you have an old bulky PS2 don't go insane trying to find something that isn't there.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 17, 2008, 06:18:52 PM
I've noticed the PS2 timecode function was not on the older models.  I still have my old PS2 from the first year it was available and it's not on there, but my roommate's slimline PS2 from about a year ago that he thankfully keeps in the living room does.

So if you have an old bulky PS2 don't go insane trying to find something that isn't there.

Ah, ok then. I wouldn't know about the older model, I only got mine 8 months ago. :P

I'm not a big console gamer, and I only even tried the PS2 as a DVD player (because I remember hearing back in the day that they were shitty) last week, because I was having trouble getting my regular DVD player to recognize a DVD I made of some home movies from my digital camera. For some reason, my Samsung has a real problem recognizing non-commercial discs.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on February 17, 2008, 06:31:59 PM
Yeah, just thought I'd throw that out there just in case.  As it stands right now I'm the only person I know other than my former roommate who still has one of the original bigger PS2s, but you never know.

I have used my current roommates PS2 for several riff-writing projects, including my Batman and Robin script and most of my "Foxtrax" projects, and I'll probably use it this week to get my LXG script written.  It is quite handy.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 19, 2008, 01:13:28 PM
I'm having some troubles writing my script.  My best friend and I used to engage in entire conversations doing our Sean Connery impressions.  It was pretty funny and got really strange at times.  The only problem with it is I want to make every riff (as Sean Connery).  It's really hard to check myself.   
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: SaucyRossy on February 19, 2008, 01:17:35 PM
Im going to start writing my script this week and hopefully have it done by the weekend.

Question to you seasoned Riff Raffers......how much of B&R did you actually write jokes for? 20%, 50%, 100%?!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 19, 2008, 01:22:17 PM
Im going to start writing my script this week and hopefully have it done by the weekend.

Question to you seasoned Riff Raffers......how much of B&R did you actually write jokes for? 20%, 50%, 100%?!

I think the vast majority did the first half and then not much after.  A few did the whole thing with at least a riff every 30 seconds or so.  Others just watched the whole movie and wrote down things that were funny to them only when they popped up.  This time I'm shooting for 100%.  And despite the gap in logic you can actually give 110%.  Feel free to write down multiple jokes for the same time period if you can't decide which is the funniest.  Opinions vary and it's up to them to pick the best. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: BathTub on February 20, 2008, 09:41:25 PM
Wow, ok finally saw it.

It's like someone told the scriptwriter only the most basic ideas about Alan Moore's book.

"There is this collection of old literary characters formed into a heroic squad to defeat a bad guy, but it turns out later that the bad guy is their leader! Oh, and one of the league is a traitor (pick one) and one dies (pick one)."

Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on February 21, 2008, 12:44:10 AM
um, SPOILER!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 21, 2008, 04:26:15 AM
um, WHY?
It doesn't DESERVE it's big reveal. Because it sure as hell is not that big.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: BathTub on February 21, 2008, 05:51:29 AM
Spoil what? Unless people are planning to riff the movie without watching it? Then if you worried about spoilers why read a thread on it?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 21, 2008, 05:57:43 AM
Spoil what? Unless people are planning to riff the movie without watching it?

It'd certainly be a bold and daring move.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Pak-Man on February 21, 2008, 09:42:26 AM
I could submit a script that says, once every 5 minutes, *UNINTELLIGABLE SEAN CONNERY IMPRESSION* :^)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: David on February 21, 2008, 11:04:37 AM
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 21, 2008, 11:30:53 AM
And Dorian is the turncoat. 















Oh, wait SPOILER. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 21, 2008, 11:33:57 AM
And in the end, when the good guys are cornered and there's seemingly no chance of escape, a young Charles Foster Kane rides in one Rosebud, and delivers a flying kick to Moriarty's groin. (M is Moriarty.)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: BathTub on February 21, 2008, 06:18:56 PM
Ahhh cleansed my mind with another read of the book. I actually feel better about this movie as an adaptation, it quite simply isn't one at all.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RobtheBarbarian on February 21, 2008, 06:26:23 PM
And in the end, when the good guys are cornered and there's seemingly no chance of escape, a young Charles Foster Kane rides in one Rosebud, and delivers a flying kick to Moriarty's groin. (M is Moriarty.)

I think I yelled at the TV when they let that little secret out.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 21, 2008, 07:32:57 PM
Wait they let it go in a TV SPOT!??
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on February 22, 2008, 10:09:30 AM

    So just out of curiousity, who has entered their script yet?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RobtheBarbarian on February 22, 2008, 10:22:59 AM
Wait they let it go in a TV SPOT!??

Nooo, at my television, which was playing the DVD! 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 22, 2008, 10:43:11 AM
By the way, can a giant submarine concievably navigate the Thames?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 22, 2008, 10:46:08 AM
Well it's deep and tidal but the nautilus would probably get caught up around Tower Hamlets.

And then a bunch of scruffy oiks and BNP members would throw bricks at it.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 22, 2008, 10:57:21 AM
By the way, when I was in London, I spent 3/4ths of my stay pronouncing it with a "Th" sound, until someone pointed it out to me, somewhat testily.
So much for seeming urbane.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 22, 2008, 11:04:54 AM
By the way, when I was in London, I spent 3/4ths of my stay pronouncing it with a "Th" sound, until someone pointed it out to me, somewhat testily.
So much for seeming urbane.

Yeah, well, they all have funny accents, so who are they to judge us? ;)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 22, 2008, 11:10:06 AM
By the way, when I was in London, I spent 3/4ths of my stay pronouncing it with a "Th" sound, until someone pointed it out to me, somewhat testily.
So much for seeming urbane.

Yeah, well, they all have funny accents, so who are they to judge us? ;)

Leave it to a Canadian to talk aboot accents. 



Unrelated question- Is Saturday night ok for script submissions or do you want them earlier in the day?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: David on February 22, 2008, 01:34:49 PM
By the way, can a giant submarine concievably navigate the Thames?

Forget that, could it conceivably navigate the streets of Venice?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 22, 2008, 02:32:58 PM
By the way, when I was in London, I spent 3/4ths of my stay pronouncing it with a "Th" sound, until someone pointed it out to me, somewhat testily.
So much for seeming urbane.

Indeed. You should try pronouncing "Magdalene" in Oxford. :)

Yep I had to correct a Priest on that once in the middle of his homily >:D
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 22, 2008, 06:58:33 PM
By the way, when I was in London, I spent 3/4ths of my stay pronouncing it with a "Th" sound, until someone pointed it out to me, somewhat testily.
So much for seeming urbane.

Yeah, well, they all have funny accents, so who are they to judge us? ;)

Leave it to a Canadian to talk aboot accents. 



Unrelated question- Is Saturday night ok for script submissions or do you want them earlier in the day?

Any time Saturday is fine. I'll be downloading the scripts before I go to bed, and starting in on the editing Sunday morning.

Oh, and while I am most definitely a Canadian, I was born in California, so I don't sound like a Canadian. Despite growing up in the valley, I don't sound like a surfer, either. I've got the "non-accented" Californian accent... which is very useful for someone who does impressions and impersonations, because I don't sound like anybody by default, and can easily slap a new accent on top of it. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on February 22, 2008, 09:53:43 PM
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Any time Saturday is fine. I'll be downloading the scripts before I go to bed, and starting in on the editing Sunday morning.

       Next Saturday, right? Otherwise I wont be sleeping tonight  :speechless:
       
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 22, 2008, 10:45:02 PM
Yes I was going to ask that, I've been procrastinating and last night Ann asked about doing riffs.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 23, 2008, 07:54:46 AM
March 1st, as previously stated. Let's say 10PM EST (to give me time to download the scripts before I go to sleep).

If you are having difficulty finding the link to submit files on the site, it's http://www.riffrafftheater.com/upload.php
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Ortega on February 23, 2008, 08:16:10 AM
I start my vacation on Monday, so i should have a week to write my script.  I only saw LXG once for about 20 minutes when it was on HBO a couple of years back, Now i have to watch it in full. :speechless:
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 23, 2008, 10:21:42 AM
Ok my local library has it but both copies were out ??? So I ordered it and it should be in in time for me to do this.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 23, 2008, 10:42:19 AM
You know what parts I can't work with? Dedicated as I am to this, I will fast forward through them? Basically any part in any bad movie where one person tries to talk to a member of the opposite sex. There's a one minute gap in my script where Tom tries to get in Mina's pants. Likewise with Dick and Barb in Batman and Robin.
I couldn't even watch the drawn out part of Transformers where Sam gets himself involved with Mikala.
The one thing i liked about Tron was that there was very little attempted romance crap. I've never been a big fan or romance (or whatever that scene in Transformers was,) in GOOD movies, but in bad movies it's like watching a train wreck, and getting hit in the face with someone's bloody, detached **** in the resulting explosion.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 23, 2008, 10:44:22 AM
Wait did you censor yourself or did the forumn do that?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 23, 2008, 10:48:53 AM
I wanted to leave it to the imagination.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on February 23, 2008, 03:53:04 PM
bloody, detached ring finger?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 23, 2008, 03:54:03 PM
bloody detached attitude?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 24, 2008, 07:44:26 AM
We all know what he was really trying to say...
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 24, 2008, 07:45:50 AM
But do we, these star thingies make it so difficult to say in any definite way :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 24, 2008, 12:54:48 PM
GGGRRRAAAHHHH!!! My remote stopped working! I don't even know if the problem is with the remote or the player.
Nothing's ever simple.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on February 24, 2008, 02:39:50 PM
I keep wanting to smack this movie.

His name is Quatermain, people.  QUATermain not QUARTermain.  What the hell is that R doing on the graves?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Blue Raja on February 24, 2008, 06:49:48 PM
Quick question - did you want us to double space the lines in this Excel file?  I seem to remember you wanting us to do so for the Batman & Robin script, but I just wanted to make sure I had the right idea before I sent it in.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 24, 2008, 08:11:34 PM
I think we've probably said about 80 times by now, DO NOT double space. It's been in every single instructions post we've ever made. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 24, 2008, 11:14:19 PM
Ok, so do double space.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Fortis on February 24, 2008, 11:34:06 PM
Ok, so do double space.

oh well thats good to know, I had heard somewhere we were supposed to, but I wasn't sure. Thanks
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Blue Raja on February 25, 2008, 06:41:23 AM
I think we've probably said about 80 times by now, DO NOT double space. It's been in every single instructions post we've ever made. :)

Well, the only place I ever saw it mentioned was on the riffrafftheater.com site, where it seemed to be only referring to the .txt file submissions (since it still referred to using the "^" sign in between the time code and scene description and riff line, etc.) rather than the Excel file ones.  Plus, I could've sworn that we were advised to double-space for the Batman & Robin project.  I looked everywhere on this thread for more concrete instructions but didn't see it - my apologies.

This hasn't been a good week for me guys, sorry. :-\
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 25, 2008, 08:06:27 AM
Yeah, we're currently working on the redesign of the site, and the general feeling is that it's probably not worth the effort to rewrite the stuff we have up there now, since the entire thing is going to be overhauled in probably a few weeks. Most of the people who write for us at this point are on this forum anyway, so we figured it would be easier (for now) to just answer the questions rather than try to rewrite the site using the Wordpress template and then have to rewrite it a second time anyway.

The new site is going to have many handy features, including a detailed "help" section with instructions and guidelines, tips for preventing yourself from going insane watching the movies, etc., as well as some very neat new interfaces to help you with your script writing (in addition to using our Excel template, you will be able to submit material directly into a submission form on the site, and edit your script on the fly via xml). I think the new site is going to be really spiffy. The guy we have helping us with the redesign is a real wiz.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 25, 2008, 09:07:04 AM
Any time table on when Tron and Speed will be available? 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 25, 2008, 09:41:21 AM
Any time table on when Tron and Speed will be available? 

Soon.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Winboloer on February 25, 2008, 11:35:03 AM
Are we still sending our scripts to riffs@riffrafftheater.com? When I try to send it there, I keep getting a message that my email failed to be delivered. Any explanation as to why this may be?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Ortega on February 25, 2008, 02:23:56 PM
wow....here is a really fustrating story.

  A couple of days ago i bought a used copy of LXG.  BUt with work and stuff, i wasnt able to get to watch it yet.  I hadn't even broke the shrink wrap yet.  Well, last night i got a couple of beers lined up and set myself up for riffing and i opened up the case to reveal:

a pristine copy of Be Cool.

wow...i got hosed not once, but twice.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on February 25, 2008, 08:11:52 PM
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a pristine copy of Be Cool.
Sweet! Now you don't have to watch LEG!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 26, 2008, 02:56:55 AM
Did anybody mention yet that when you watch this move with the subtitles they spell the phantomFANTOM (do not want)

Now that could be forgotten and forgiven easily, except this is a movie that uses literary characters to tell a story.
But after watching the movie it's clear that the screenwriter never read all of these books that he's referencing.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 26, 2008, 05:23:39 AM
Did anybody mention yet that when you watch this move with the subtitles they spell the phantomFANTOM (do not want)

Now that could be forgotten and forgiven easily, except this is a movie that uses literary characters to tell a story.
But after watching the movie it's clear that the screenwriter never read all of these books that he's referencing.

Yes a character from Le Fantôme de l’Opéra so while it's missing a final e it's actually closer to the spelling of the original novel than the English translation.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 26, 2008, 05:38:48 AM
Did anybody mention yet that when you watch this move with the subtitles they spell the phantomFANTOM (do not want)

Now that could be forgotten and forgiven easily, except this is a movie that uses literary characters to tell a story.
But after watching the movie it's clear that the screenwriter never read all of these books that he's referencing.

Yes a character from Le Fantôme de l’Opéra so while it's missing a final e it's actually closer to the spelling of the original novel than the English translation.

Yeah, but this is an NTSC disc here you British bastard.   ;)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: David on February 26, 2008, 06:34:09 AM
Did anybody mention yet that when you watch this move with the subtitles they spell the phantomFANTOM (do not want)

Now that could be forgotten and forgiven easily, except this is a movie that uses literary characters to tell a story.
But after watching the movie it's clear that the screenwriter never read all of these books that he's referencing.

In the car, Mina explicitly accuses Alan of reading books just by looking at their covers. Now that is one self-aware screenwriter.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 26, 2008, 11:15:05 AM
Are we still sending our scripts to riffs@riffrafftheater.com? When I try to send it there, I keep getting a message that my email failed to be delivered. Any explanation as to why this may be?

It was stated in this thread, in a previous thread, and on riffrafftheater.com that we would no longer be accepting emailed scripts. Please go to http://www.riffrafftheater.com and click on "Join the Mob" to submit your script. Instructions are available on that page. Also be sure you have read the "Writing for LXG" blog post on the main page of the site.

Thanks! I look forward to reading your submission. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: FBX on February 27, 2008, 05:07:48 PM
So this is just a regular riffraff, its not going to be performed by mike and crew, correct?

How many "schuck it Trebek" jokes are going to be in this? I want at least 10.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 27, 2008, 07:07:07 PM
I'll take The rapists for 20 Fantom.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Matt B on February 27, 2008, 08:23:34 PM
Yeah, I'll go in the other direction and guess that we might see one Trebek  joke. From the responses in the B&R thread, the guys seem to dislike the expected jokes, so I suspect most Trebek riffs might be purposefully rejected.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 27, 2008, 08:37:43 PM
I'm afraid i don't get the Trebek jokes anyway. What?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: GregMcduck on February 27, 2008, 09:18:52 PM
SNL's Celebrity Jeopardy

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Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 27, 2008, 09:31:43 PM
Aaaahhh. Fun.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Ortega on February 28, 2008, 05:19:37 AM
Done.  script submitted.


question.....when do we get our little badge thingys?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: David on February 28, 2008, 05:25:12 AM
Yeah, I'll go in the other direction and guess that we might see one Trebek  joke. From the responses in the B&R thread, the guys seem to dislike the expected jokes, so I suspect most Trebek riffs might be purposefully rejected.

In my riff watching opinion, if a joke is expected enough, it really comes out kind of disappointing when they don't say it.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Matt B on February 28, 2008, 08:20:21 AM
Yeah, I'll go in the other direction and guess that we might see one Trebek  joke. From the responses in the B&R thread, the guys seem to dislike the expected jokes, so I suspect most Trebek riffs might be purposefully rejected.

In my riff watching opinion, if a joke is expected enough, it really comes out kind of disappointing when they don't say it.

Personally, I'd agree, but I'm not one doing the editing.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 28, 2008, 08:57:56 AM
Well, I don't want to spoil anything. But I will say this... I always really loved those SNL Jeopardy skits. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RobtheBarbarian on February 28, 2008, 01:03:17 PM
Get ready to sign for a fresh load of jokes!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 28, 2008, 01:03:55 PM
My library lied to me :(
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Hellcat on February 28, 2008, 01:54:25 PM
I submitted my script.  It was a fun experience.  As with Batman & Robin, I found that the riff-writing process didn't end when I turned off the DVD player.  A couple of times riffs even came to me as I was drifting off to sleep. 

Based on my experiences with these two movies, I would say that I find it easier to riff dialogue rather than action.  Fight scenes and car chases are hard for me, but I love to write riffs for dialogue.  Do you guys also find some types of scenes easier to riff than others?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: GregMcduck on February 28, 2008, 02:21:06 PM
Well, I'm not able to contribute as much as I wanted this time. Hope everyone else has me covered. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on February 28, 2008, 02:34:00 PM
About an hour into the script, going to try and get through the rest today and in the morning after I get home from work.  Had to walk away from it a couple times the past few days.

I made it all the way through B&R, this movie isn't going to beat me!    :angry:
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 28, 2008, 02:35:43 PM
I submitted my script.  It was a fun experience.  As with Batman & Robin, I found that the riff-writing process didn't end when I turned off the DVD player.  A couple of times riffs even came to me as I was drifting off to sleep. 

Based on my experiences with these two movies, I would say that I find it easier to riff dialogue rather than action.  Fight scenes and car chases are hard for me, but I love to write riffs for dialogue.  Do you guys also find some types of scenes easier to riff than others?

The areas I have the most trouble writing for are non-action sequences that are also short on dialogue. People just kind of milling around, doing not much of anything are very hard for me to fill in. I guess my riffing style is somewhat reactionary... responses to dialogue or action on screen come naturally to me, and are the most fun. Nothing kills my inspiration faster than people standing around looking at each other (which is why I couldn't come up with anything for roughly 40% of Batman and Robin... wobble, head bob, smile...). :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 28, 2008, 02:47:00 PM
I've been having fun with the riffing, but I've had problems with my player. I've managed, meanwhile, to channel some of my bile towards more subtle jokes than in the past, I think.

Spent 20 minutes trying to make a joke connecting Nemo to that priest from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

Have spent nearly three accumilative hours mumbling to myself in Sean Connery's accent.

I found myself yelling "WHY WON'T YOU DIE!?" at Tom Sawyer when he managed to escape the car crash AND missile during the Venice sequence.

I hope I'm not the only one who found the convenient "unflood the ship" lever to be a tad too convenient and open to ridicule.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Fortis on February 28, 2008, 02:55:44 PM
dang, I forgot to change my que on netflix, before they sent me MST3K: Time chasers...so I don't think I can get this movie in time...better run to hollywood video and grab me a copy and see how much I can accomplish before the scripts are due.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: doggans on February 28, 2008, 03:09:57 PM
Spent 20 minutes trying to make a joke connecting Nemo to that priest from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

For some reason, I just thought Nemo resembled Shemp Howard in a fake beard.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: David on February 28, 2008, 03:26:19 PM
Don't start compiling that script until all the scripts are in. I'm probably going to be working on mine until the last minute, and I am quite proud of it so far.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 28, 2008, 03:46:48 PM
Spent 20 minutes trying to make a joke connecting Nemo to that priest from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

For some reason, I just thought Nemo resembled Shemp Howard in a fake beard.

More that he worshipped Kali.
Mind you, so do I, I just find Hollywood's approch to Hinduism funny.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 28, 2008, 04:16:32 PM
I just passed the hour mark, with no big gaps in my script.  I've held myself back from having my whole script read in Sean Connery impressions.  There are quite a few jokes that I may have to "pull a bratpop" on if they aren't included. 

Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on February 28, 2008, 04:33:55 PM
I was convinced early on that almost any riff could be made funnier if said as a Connery impression, but strangely enough I find myself writing more (As Nemo) riffs as the movie continues.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 28, 2008, 05:13:44 PM
Yeah, Nemo can be fun.
"Now it's getting uncomfortable" when they all join hands.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RobtheBarbarian on February 28, 2008, 05:44:20 PM
Spent 20 minutes trying to make a joke connecting Nemo to that priest from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

For some reason, I just thought Nemo resembled Shemp Howard in a fake beard.

More that he worshipped Kali.
Mind you, so do I, I just find Hollywood's approch to Hinduism funny.

I thought about you when I saw that part and wondered whether I should reference you in a joke, but decided it would be obscure.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 28, 2008, 05:46:11 PM
It's Nemo, he posts,  a lot
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 28, 2008, 05:55:46 PM
I'm Finding a way of putting Nemo jokes into my script.  Hint, hint!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on February 28, 2008, 05:56:51 PM
I'm Finding a way of putting Nemo jokes into my script.  Hint, hint!

 :rimshot:

When does he start throwing candy at nightmare monsters?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 28, 2008, 06:02:21 PM
This is certainly a random grouping of items for the ol' Google Banner for this thread.


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Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 28, 2008, 06:03:13 PM
I want song of the south on DVD
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: GregMcduck on February 28, 2008, 06:07:00 PM
I could burn you a copy of mine, Tripe.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on February 28, 2008, 06:17:51 PM
I'm Finding a way of putting Nemo jokes into my script.  Hint, hint!


Le Sigh, thanks BTA, now everyone is gonna copy our my great idea.

PS: we are writing our script together
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 28, 2008, 06:28:18 PM
I could burn you a copy of mine, Tripe.

But it's a bit short notice now  :(
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on February 28, 2008, 06:29:33 PM
I could burn you a copy of mine, Tripe.

But it's a bit short notice now  :(

It is?  Were we supposed to be riffing Song of the South?  I'm all confused now and I don't want my Quarter Quatermain jokes to be worthless.   ???
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 28, 2008, 06:30:26 PM
Spent 20 minutes trying to make a joke connecting Nemo to that priest from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

For some reason, I just thought Nemo resembled Shemp Howard in a fake beard.

More that he worshipped Kali.
Mind you, so do I, I just find Hollywood's approch to Hinduism funny.

I thought about you when I saw that part and wondered whether I should reference you in a joke, but decided it would be obscure.

In any case, I'm flattered.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 28, 2008, 06:34:02 PM
I could burn you a copy of mine, Tripe.

But it's a bit short notice now  :(

It is?  Were we supposed to be riffing Song of the South?  I'm all confused now and I don't want my Quarter Quatermain jokes to be worthless.   ???

Oh right I forgot I'd mentioned that. :D

Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on February 28, 2008, 07:22:48 PM

           
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I found myself yelling "WHY WON'T YOU DIE!?" at Tom Sawyer when he managed to escape the car crash AND missile during the Venice sequence.

I hope I'm not the only one who found the convenient "unflood the ship" lever to be a tad too convenient and open to ridicule.

             Oh boy, tell me about it. Who else has running jokes of them trying to kill Sawyer off? I tried to find a joke for the lever, but it pretty much just blew my mind.  And did anyone else yell " HE WAS DEAD!!!" hysterically when it's implied that Quatermain lives? Man, that was the last straw, I stopped watching the movie at that point.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 28, 2008, 08:24:36 PM
Man, that was the last straw, I stopped watching the movie at that point.

You mean... at the very end of the movie... you stopped watching the movie? :)

My script has a series of running jokes about them all being overly polite to each other (because they are GENTLEMEN). My wife and I were also trying to come up with a way to have an ongoing meter that measures exactly how much of your soul the movie has extracted at any given point in the film (usually associated with the introduction - and rape! - of yet another random fictional character).
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on February 28, 2008, 08:37:14 PM
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You mean... at the very end of the movie... you stopped watching the movie? Smiley

        Exactly. I wanted to turn it off myself, but it ended before I could so LXG got the last word on this one, unfortunately.

    P.S Do we need to put some sort of sign to designate that it is a running joke?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 28, 2008, 09:12:21 PM
I have a couple of running jokes, one of them is only a 3 part joke but it's pretty funny.  The other one is out there and I guess it's up to Chaos and crew if it's funny or not.  It does make the whole script flow as a cohesive entity though, from early on to the last scene. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 29, 2008, 05:04:08 AM
And done. Just submitted it.

... though i just realized I forgot my personal info on the template. Oh well, my screen name's in the title.

And just to be sure, it should be an .xls file?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 29, 2008, 05:17:21 AM
And done. Just submitted it.

... though i just realized I forgot my personal info on the template. Oh well, my screen name's in the title.

And just to be sure, it should be an .xls file?

You wouldn't have been able to submit it if the file name was wrong, it would have given you an error.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 29, 2008, 05:19:18 AM
Ok I will do this for the next one, whatever that is.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on February 29, 2008, 07:49:26 AM
Ok I will do this for the next one, whatever that is.

Starts with "A" and ends with "rmegeddon"
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 29, 2008, 07:53:32 AM
Ok I will do this for the next one, whatever that is.

Starts with "A" and ends with "rmegeddon"

Not necessarily though.

Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on February 29, 2008, 08:36:07 AM
Ok I will do this for the next one, whatever that is.

Starts with "A" and ends with "rmegeddon"

Not necessarily though.


Don't force reality into my dreams! NOBODY PUTS ARMEGGEDON IN A CORNER!


Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 29, 2008, 08:37:54 AM
Nice work Anais, conjuring up images of Swayze and Willis frolicking in the lake.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 29, 2008, 09:02:41 AM
Hey, Chris, Chaos- if i killed everyone who voted for Armageddon, do we still have to do it?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 29, 2008, 09:12:19 AM
Hey, Chris, Chaos- if i killed everyone who voted for Armageddon, do we still have to do it?

I already spent 14.3 seconds generating the .srt file for it, so... yes.

(Yes... that's right. I actually took the time to write a script that tells me how long it takes to generate files that I use code to automatically generate. I'm that fucking nerdy.)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on February 29, 2008, 09:35:08 AM
Crap.

Hey, Anais Jude, don't be afraid, take a bad film, and riff it beeettterrrr....
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 29, 2008, 10:51:05 AM
Hey, Chris, Chaos- if i killed everyone who voted for Armageddon, do we still have to do it?

I already spent 14.3 seconds generating the .srt file for it, so... yes.

(Yes... that's right. I actually took the time to write a script that tells me how long it takes to generate files that I use code to automatically generate. I'm that fucking nerdy.)

That's pretty fuckin nerdy. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Fortis on February 29, 2008, 11:37:21 AM
Thank goodness its the 29th, I have an extra day to figure out this script! Huzzah!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 29, 2008, 11:49:12 AM
Hey, Chris, Chaos- if i killed everyone who voted for Armageddon, do we still have to do it?

I already spent 14.3 seconds generating the .srt file for it, so... yes.

(Yes... that's right. I actually took the time to write a script that tells me how long it takes to generate files that I use code to automatically generate. I'm that fucking nerdy.)

That's pretty fuckin nerdy. 

Yes, Weird Al would be proud of me. If he knew who the hell I was, anyway.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 29, 2008, 11:50:43 AM
Technically you're only one degree of seperation from him.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: David on February 29, 2008, 12:00:19 PM
And all my sweat and tears are now in your website's inbox. Enjoy!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 29, 2008, 12:46:14 PM
Technically you're only one degree of seperation from him.

Wouldn't that be two? I thought knowing someone who knew the person in question made it two degrees?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on February 29, 2008, 12:47:48 PM
Ah yes OK, it's been a while since I played the game :)

Soo Armeggeddon then?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on February 29, 2008, 02:40:12 PM
Hey, Chris, Chaos- if i killed everyone who voted for Armageddon, do we still have to do it?

I already spent 14.3 seconds generating the .srt file for it, so... yes.

(Yes... that's right. I actually took the time to write a script that tells me how long it takes to generate files that I use code to automatically generate. I'm that fucking nerdy.)


That's wonderful. It's wonderful to know that even if I die (and the other um, certain amount of people (what was it 28)) Armeggedon (like my heart) will go on.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on February 29, 2008, 04:59:33 PM
Chin up. At least it's not PEARL HARBOR.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on February 29, 2008, 05:26:08 PM
Chin up. At least it's not PEARL HARBOR.


*singing* I miss you more than Michael Bay missed the mark, when he made Pearl Harbor
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on February 29, 2008, 05:48:31 PM
      Hey, just got one more question; Do you get any kind of confirmation when you send in your script, or if any of your material gets used?

       Edit: And can you send in additional material after you've sent in your script? Also, can I send my script in if I wrote it on Microsoft Word?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on February 29, 2008, 06:26:12 PM
      Hey, just got one more question; Do you get any kind of confirmation when you send in your script, or if any of your material gets used?

       Edit: And can you send in additional material after you've sent in your script? Also, can I send my script in if I wrote it on Microsoft Word?

No confirmation is sent.  So far they haven't told us ahead of time if they used any jokes, (with Batman & Robin being the exception) although they did mention at the live show that if any of your jokes were used you would get a copy of the riff for free when they start charging.   I assume they would probably let you know ahead of time instead of going through a process of refunding your money.  The script has to be put into the .xls format to be submitted so Microsoft Word won't work.   Right Chaos. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on February 29, 2008, 06:38:58 PM
UGH. I lost my riff script (our riff script). Now i have to stay up all night working on it!  :angry: :angry:
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on February 29, 2008, 07:58:35 PM
      Hey, just got one more question; Do you get any kind of confirmation when you send in your script, or if any of your material gets used?

       Edit: And can you send in additional material after you've sent in your script? Also, can I send my script in if I wrote it on Microsoft Word?

No confirmation is sent.  So far they haven't told us ahead of time if they used any jokes, (with Batman & Robin being the exception) although they did mention at the live show that if any of your jokes were used you would get a copy of the riff for free when they start charging.   I assume they would probably let you know ahead of time instead of going through a process of refunding your money.  The script has to be put into the .xls format to be submitted so Microsoft Word won't work.   Right Chaos. 

What he said.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on March 01, 2008, 12:15:01 AM
    Hey, can we have some help here? We've spent two weeks writing a script and we have it all written up in Microsoft Word, and we don't have Microsoft Excel or anything of that sort and are clueless on how to convert it to xls. format. We would appreciate any help! If all else fails, would it be possible to send our script to someone who can convert it and could send it in for us?


Quote
First of all, let me start off by saying that this is OPTIONAL. We do not require you to use the .srt file to write your script. We provide it because we feel it is not very hard to use, and it makes your timecodes MUCH more dependable (therefore making it easier for us to use your material, and take less time for the script editing process to be completed... and therefore a higher quality product overall). So if you are able to use this, we would appreciate it, and everyone will benefit. But if you are not able to use it, don't sweat it, we're still happy to accept your material in the traditional method we have used so far.

Does that mean we can just paste the text into an email and send it to them, also? Without having to convert it?

We realize that you want us to use the New Script Template, which we've tried. But after downloading it when we try to open it we get a message saying our computer doesn't know how to open the file because it doesn't know what program created it. So we're at a loss.

Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Ortega on March 01, 2008, 01:33:33 AM
i direct you to one of Chaos's earlier posts


www.openoffice.org

No computer should be without it.

I already had Microsoft Office 2008 installed, but i installed OpenOffice and its fully compatible.   Just use Calc  and Save as . xls and you'll be all set.  Though you'll have to go through the lengthy process of cutting and pasting it from the Word format to fit in the little boxes.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on March 01, 2008, 05:36:37 AM
Got my script sent just now.  Not as many riffs as I had for B&R, about 210 total, but they're spread mostly evenly I think.  I did feel like I was running on empty for the Quatermain/Moriarty and Hyde/Big Red Thing fights though.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 01, 2008, 07:02:25 AM
    Hey, can we have some help here? We've spent two weeks writing a script and we have it all written up in Microsoft Word, and we don't have Microsoft Excel or anything of that sort and are clueless on how to convert it to xls. format. We would appreciate any help! If all else fails, would it be possible to send our script to someone who can convert it and could send it in for us?


Quote
First of all, let me start off by saying that this is OPTIONAL. We do not require you to use the .srt file to write your script. We provide it because we feel it is not very hard to use, and it makes your timecodes MUCH more dependable (therefore making it easier for us to use your material, and take less time for the script editing process to be completed... and therefore a higher quality product overall). So if you are able to use this, we would appreciate it, and everyone will benefit. But if you are not able to use it, don't sweat it, we're still happy to accept your material in the traditional method we have used so far.

Does that mean we can just paste the text into an email and send it to them, also? Without having to convert it?

We realize that you want us to use the New Script Template, which we've tried. But after downloading it when we try to open it we get a message saying our computer doesn't know how to open the file because it doesn't know what program created it. So we're at a loss.

The "if you are not able to use it" quote refers to the .srt subtitle file. We did say upfront that we are ONLY accepting scripts in Excel format for this movie (that may change in the future as our new website's development continues, but for now, that is the accepted format). I also provided a link to a free program that would allow you to save in .xls format (openoffice.org).

Please install open office (or, really, if you have access to MS Word, you ought to have access to Excel anyway) and try to put your script into the template we provided and instructed everyone to use upfront. If you are absolutely unable to do this, then PM me and I will try (TRY) to find the time to do the conversion work for you, but I am not making any promises because my plate is very full right now. We're working on 3 movies simultaneously, I have my normal job to deal with, and I have an exam next week that I'm supposed to be studying for.

Please be sure to read the instructions we provide at the beginning of the project before you start writing next time, to make sure you are using the correct formatting and procedures.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Matt B on March 01, 2008, 08:01:14 AM
    Hey, can we have some help here? We've spent two weeks writing a script and we have it all written up in Microsoft Word, and we don't have Microsoft Excel or anything of that sort and are clueless on how to convert it to xls. format. We would appreciate any help! If all else fails, would it be possible to send our script to someone who can convert it and could send it in for us?


If all else fails, send it to me and I'll make a stab at converting it. Just send it ASAP so that I actually have time to do so.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on March 01, 2008, 09:53:27 AM
Wait, so they save Venice from blowing up by blowing up Venice.

I hate this film!  :angry:
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Winboloer on March 01, 2008, 10:14:14 AM
Google docs also allows you to work and save in .xls format.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on March 01, 2008, 10:31:30 AM

     Thanks for all your help guys! After trying and failing for an 2 hours I finally called my dad in, and he managed to install Excel, and I'm trying to convert it now! Thanks again, especially to Matt B and Chaos who were willing to try and convert it for me.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on March 01, 2008, 11:42:54 AM
BTA and I just sent out script it. This was very hard to write but Hopefully what we got was golden (like Ponyboy)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: doggans on March 01, 2008, 12:08:31 PM
Just sent mine in. Only wrote 73 jokes this time (partially because I didn't have my brother around to collaborate with), but his movie didn't crush my soul the way Batman and Robin did, so that's good.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 01, 2008, 01:33:39 PM
Just to confirm, I have received 16 scripts so far:

Action Batch
"Adam Mike" (I'm assuming that's Adam and Mike who did a script for Batman and Robin as well)
bettertomorrowamy and Anais
David
Declan
doggans
Fortis
Hellcat
Junkyard
Garrett Baziuk
"mrb"
Craig Jarvie
Greg Stevens
Ortega
Rob the Barbarian
John Creedon

I already spoke with Steve-O and he'll be submitting one soon as well. And a good friend of my wife's is also working to meet the deadline. So including the other Riff Raff members, and Captain Mook, it's looks like we're going to have at least 21 scripts this time. A very nice turnout!

There are 5 hours left before the deadline if you are still working on your script, but I will check the upload server one more time tomorrow morning before I close it out and start reading scripts, so there's a tiny bit of wiggle room if you really need it.

Thanks to everyone who submitted their script so far! :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 01, 2008, 01:37:38 PM
BTA and I just sent out script it. This was very hard to write but Hopefully what we got was golden (like Ponyboy)

Anything that is funny I take responsibility for, otherwise blame anais.  (actually she wrote the whole thing and I sputtered a few comments here and there)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 01, 2008, 02:00:10 PM
Just to confirm, I have received 16 scripts so far:

There are 5 hours left before the deadline if you are still working on your script, but I will check the upload server one more time tomorrow morning before I close it out and start reading scripts, so there's a tiny bit of wiggle room if you really need it.

Thanks to everyone who submitted their script so far! :)

I have my script hand written and I'm trying to type the rest of it up while I'm at work tonight.  The 10pm deadline comes right around when I start to actually have free time at work so hopefully I can get it you tonight.  If you happen to be up a little later, I'm sure I'll be done by 1:00an Eastern.  Will submitt ASAP. 

Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on March 01, 2008, 04:54:35 PM

    As if enough hasn't gone wrong, and I hadn't bugged you guys to the limit. I finished converting my script, and I'm trying to save it as a xls. file, but it doesn't give me the option. It just says a bunch a files like Mircosoft XL workbook, Microsoft XL 2.1 worksheet, WK3 (1-2-3), ect, ect, ect. No mention on xls, so is there possibly any other file that would work?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 01, 2008, 05:01:34 PM
Wait, so right now it is a text file right?  It that what you finished converting to?
You should just download Open Office like they said, download the example file and open that with Open Office, and then manually put your riffs into the file you get.  Then you can save that as an .xls.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on March 01, 2008, 05:08:05 PM

    Wait, you need both Microsoft Excel AND Open Office? I've tried downloading Open Office and it said the file was Incomplete or Corrupted. What do you mean by Example file? An example on how to write the riff? Please, I need to know how to do it with Microsoft Excel  :(
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 01, 2008, 05:13:17 PM

    Wait, you need both Microsoft Excel AND Open Office? I've tried downloading Open Office and it said the file was Incomplete or Corrupted. What do you mean by Example file? An example on how to write the riff? Please, I need to know how to do it with Microsoft Excel  :(

Download the official Script Template from the Riff Raff site.  Click on it and Excel or Open Office will open it, add your riffs then save as is. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on March 01, 2008, 06:05:41 PM
Well I thought I submitted my script last night, but I didn't see my name on the list, so I just sent it again.  Hopefully I got it in on time.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on March 01, 2008, 06:20:52 PM

    Thanks again to everyone that helped me out :) I finally managed to send it in, and it said it worked! Anyone know how long it will take for it to come out? Probably a while since they need to sort through over 20 scripts. How long did it take for Batman and Robin?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on March 01, 2008, 06:48:40 PM
They were working on a severe time budget, so that's not a good example.
Ask about Speed.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 01, 2008, 07:14:24 PM
I sent mine in a minute or 2 ago.  Hopefully Chaos got it in time so he won't have to do it in the morning. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 01, 2008, 09:09:14 PM
I have received the following scripts since my last post:

a revised script from "mrb"
the Sullivan Brothers
RoninFox
Raven

And now I'm going to bed. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 01, 2008, 09:16:24 PM
BTW, I just have to say this after seeing about 20 people out of the last 2 scripts do this.

I never thought I would have to explain this... the box that says "forum name" is not where you put www.rifftrax.com, it's where you put YOUR NAME ON THIS FORUM. Sheesh. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Winboloer on March 01, 2008, 10:12:07 PM
BTW, I just have to say this after seeing about 20 people out of the last 2 scripts do this.

I never thought I would have to explain this... the box that says "forum name" is not where you put www.rifftrax.com, it's where you put YOUR NAME ON THIS FORUM. Sheesh. :)

That would be me.  ;D
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on March 01, 2008, 10:37:54 PM
So... "Jimmy the Forum" is also wrong?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on March 02, 2008, 09:50:10 AM

   So, now that the deadline has been met, and we can't change our scripts, what one of your jokes that you hope make it in the most? Mine would probably be our running joke of Quatermain trying to kill Sawyer :D
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on March 02, 2008, 10:26:26 AM
"Shawyer, you're holding the damn rifle back-"
"Hmm?"
"Nevermind. Carry on."
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on March 02, 2008, 10:28:58 AM
we didn't get any connery SNL jokes in, but i really hope someone did.

(As Connery) Screw You Trebeck!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on March 02, 2008, 10:42:35 AM
     One other that I really hope make it in:

   (When they're chasing Hyde, and Quatermain destroys a few chimneys)

"You know, I don't think the residents of these houses are going to be very forgiving"
(In a high pitched womens voice) "Hunting a giant monkey my ass!" (can I say that here?)
       
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: doggans on March 02, 2008, 11:05:04 AM
I only wrote one SNL reference--after Connery's first line, "But the question is..." I felt a "Does it work, Trebek?" was fitting.

I have a running gag about how I think M looks like Walt Disney, and a running gag about their insistence of reminding us that each scene takes place in 1899.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on March 02, 2008, 11:35:08 AM
I only wrote one SNL reference--after Connery's first line, "But the question is..." I felt a "Does it work, Trebek?" was fitting.

I have a running gag about how I think M looks like Walt Disney, and a running gag about their insistence of reminding us that each scene takes place in 1899.

Except when Dorian Gray says he has been around for a long time...even thought Yhe Picture of Dorian Gray was written in 1890/91
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on March 02, 2008, 11:50:16 AM
Oh, and something that made me hate this film more than is strictly healthy:

I watch as Alan dies, and bequethes the new century to Tom.
...hmmm hm hm hmmm da da....
hm?
....
Wait just a gosh darn minute.
DID THE MOVIE MAKERS JUST TURN A GRITTY, CLEVER GRAPHIC NOVEL INTO A DISNIFIED STORY OF COOPERATION, BRAVERY, REDEMTION, TEAMWORK, AND THE IDEA OF THE END OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE MAKING ROOM FOR 20TH CENTURY AMERICAN EXPANSION??!!

Sheeit.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 02, 2008, 11:51:04 AM
Well now that this one is done, I would like to invite all of you to pick up a copy of Dune and create funny talk for it.  Check out the Dune thread that is stuck at the top for details or ask me questions.  Do it now!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on March 02, 2008, 11:59:05 AM

Quote
and a running gag about their insistence of reminding us that each scene takes place in 1899.

         Ditto. As if we needed to be told. Also did anyone comment on the 20th Century Fox sign being in the 19th century?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Ortega on March 02, 2008, 12:09:28 PM
i did.....something about jumpin the gun a bit on the whole 20th century thing
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: David on March 02, 2008, 12:09:57 PM

Quote
and a running gag about their insistence of reminding us that each scene takes place in 1899.

         Ditto. As if we needed to be told. Also did anyone comment on the 20th Century Fox sign being in the 19th century?

1) 20th Century Fox presents a 21st century film set in the 19th.
2) My head hurts.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 02, 2008, 01:02:04 PM
I have a joke about how the 20th century fox logo fades / ages into the 19th century form, but I'm not going to post it, because if Chris doesn't use it in the final performance I AM going to kill him, and I don't want to spoil the surprise. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 02, 2008, 02:36:23 PM
I don't want to say any specific lines cause I think it cost me a joke in the Batman & Robin script but I liked my riffs for the description of the Nautiloid as it starts moving and my take on Sawyer's knife/gun fight with the invisible man.  I also think my running gags are nothing like anything mentioned here.  If they don't use a bunch of my riffs I might record this one myself.  I was thinking about riffing this one as a Ravens Riff before Chris even mentioned it at the live show as being a possibility. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 02, 2008, 04:37:02 PM
Do we get a banner for this one?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 02, 2008, 04:40:06 PM
Do we get a banner for this one?


I'll make it if you guys don't have time!
Cuz I was thinking it should just say 1899 on it.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on March 03, 2008, 11:22:43 AM
Working on it.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on March 03, 2008, 11:47:00 AM
(http://www.riffrafftheater.com/images/rrt-lxg.jpg)

And for those of you who have riffed all 5, and are out of signature space to type in all that code --

(http://www.riffrafftheater.com/images/all5.jpg)

-Chris
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on March 03, 2008, 03:55:04 PM

    But, uh, what if our stuff doesn't get used? Do you still get the banner?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on March 03, 2008, 04:02:50 PM
I think the standard has been as long as you sent in a script you're good.  Isn't that right?  I remember that being said for B&R at least.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 03, 2008, 04:05:07 PM

    But, uh, what if our stuff doesn't get used? Do you still get the banner?

Since none of us know if we got lines in for Tron yet the banners are for contributing, not necessarily making the final product.  They might have some kind of ceremony stripping the banners from us if we don't make the cut.  It would be pretty mean if they did, since we aren't being paid though.
  
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on March 03, 2008, 04:06:43 PM

    But, uh, what if our stuff doesn't get used? Do you still get the banner?

Since none of us know if we got lines in for Tron yet the banners are for contributing, not necessarily making the final product.  They might have some kind of ceremony stripping the banners from us if we don't make the cut.  It would be pretty mean if they did, since we aren't being paid though.
 

I consider the banner as a badge of honor that I survived riffing on the film.   ;D
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 03, 2008, 08:23:51 PM
It's all very unofficial right now.

On the new site, your profile will have a section showing the banners for the riffs you've officially gotten lines in, so you can link to it, copy the images into signatures on this forum, and just generally trashtalk others who have less banners than you. :)

I'm also investigating / mulling over the possibility of semi-detailed riff stats on the site with our web guy (i.e. how many lines have I gotten in scripts total, what percent of the script was my lines, etc.).
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on March 03, 2008, 08:35:30 PM
It's all very unofficial right now.

On the new site, your profile will have a section showing the banners for the riffs you've officially gotten lines in, so you can link to it, copy the images into signatures on this forum, and just generally trashtalk others who have less banners than you. :)

I'm also investigating / mulling over the possibility of semi-detailed riff stats on the site with our web guy (i.e. how many lines have I gotten in scripts total, what percent of the script was my lines, etc.).


Soooooooooo we don'[t get a banner for just surviving the riffing process? BURN!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Ortega on March 03, 2008, 08:38:30 PM
eh.....i assume if once the script is done, they'll quietly PM us telling us the sad news that none of our riffs got used.

OR

They can publicly shame us by posting a list of the people who should remove their banners.

so, um, i'd go with the PMs
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on March 03, 2008, 08:40:54 PM
eh.....i assume if once the script is done, they'll quietly PM us telling us the sad news that none of our riffs got used.

OR

They can publicly shame us by posting a list of the people who should remove their banners.

so, um, i'd go with the PMs


YEa, and what if we REFUSE to remove our banners, huh? We far outweigh them in numbers! LONG LIVE THE FIGHTERS! (sorry, BTA and I watched Dune today)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 03, 2008, 09:52:55 PM
On the new site, your profile will have a section showing the banners for the riffs you've officially gotten lines in, so you can link to it, copy the images into signatures on this forum, and just generally trashtalk others who have less banners than you. :)

Oh well, what's a little more messing around with photoshop if I fail to get riffs in one. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on March 04, 2008, 12:01:04 AM
If you don't get riffs in, you either have to wear a big red L on your head, or put one over the pendant. :P
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 04, 2008, 02:32:57 AM
If you don't get riffs in, you either have to wear a big red L on your head, or put one over the pendant. :P

Maybe a torn up banner instead.  The L thing could work too. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 04, 2008, 05:33:22 AM
There are ways of making you comply. I've heard that my lawyer (i.e. me) can be a pretty nasty guy if you cross him. ;)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 04, 2008, 05:34:41 AM
Maybe a little Calvin and Hobbes image pissing on said banner.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 04, 2008, 05:59:10 AM
Maybe a little Calvin and Hobbes image pissing on said banner.

N.I.M.B.Y.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on March 04, 2008, 06:34:33 AM
There are ways of making you comply. I've heard that my lawyer (i.e. me) can be a pretty nasty guy if you cross him. ;)


Yea, well I have pictures of you in compromising positions!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 04, 2008, 06:49:17 AM
There are ways of making you comply. I've heard that my lawyer (i.e. me) can be a pretty nasty guy if you cross him. ;)

Yea, well I have pictures of you in compromising positions!

It's not compromising if it's voluntary.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on March 04, 2008, 06:51:49 AM
There are ways of making you comply. I've heard that my lawyer (i.e. me) can be a pretty nasty guy if you cross him. ;)

Yea, well I have pictures of you in compromising positions!

It's not compromising if it's voluntary.

Spoken like a true Tory backbencher :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 04, 2008, 12:51:46 PM
There are ways of making you comply. I've heard that my lawyer (i.e. me) can be a pretty nasty guy if you cross him. ;)

Yea, well I have pictures of you in compromising positions!

It's not compromising if it's voluntary.

Or if you happen to be in a UN meeting. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on March 05, 2008, 07:12:00 PM
Ok so I pushed aside my internal Caveman Lawyer and had a look at what my DVD player can do and bugger me if it can't display a time code! :)

So the next one should be a goer.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on March 05, 2008, 11:07:42 PM
All DVD players display time, but that's not the same as a "time code" apparently.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on March 06, 2008, 07:57:03 AM
hmm looks the same
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 06, 2008, 11:19:43 AM
If you use an actual dvd player you will be fine.  Some people were using the vlc player which isn't a dvd player although it plays dvds.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: David on March 06, 2008, 11:44:14 AM
I pretty much use VLC for everything. It plays almost anything and gets right to the point, skipping past the warning and intro crap. It's really too bad about its horribly inaccurate time counter, but that's why I used Chaos' subtitle file to reauthor the DVD.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 06, 2008, 11:51:05 AM
I hope Windows Media Player is accurate.   They seem to line up with my home player as far as where chapters start and everything.  The actual DVD player on my computer won't display time codes.  Have my timecodes been ok Chaos? 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 06, 2008, 12:41:17 PM
Chris would have to answer that one, Raven, as he is the one who does the re-synching of lines that are off. He does the final edit to prepare for his and the guys' performance.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 06, 2008, 02:56:55 PM
How's the editing going on this one?  Are there any spots lacking we should start working on?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on March 06, 2008, 09:12:20 PM
I'm pretty sure Windows Media Player isn't accurate. I've been playing video files on it for a few weeks and occasionally it will get to the end of the progress bar and still have a few seconds left playing. If it's that bad with files, I don't think continually pausing a DVD would be good for it.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 06, 2008, 09:17:59 PM
I'm pretty sure Windows Media Player isn't accurate. I've been playing video files on it for a few weeks and occasionally it will get to the end of the progress bar and still have a few seconds left playing. If it's that bad with files, I don't think continually pausing a DVD would be good for it.

Wow!  I agree with him.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on March 07, 2008, 07:28:43 AM
I'm pretty sure Windows Media Player isn't accurate. I've been playing video files on it for a few weeks and occasionally it will get to the end of the progress bar and still have a few seconds left playing. If it's that bad with files, I don't think continually pausing a DVD would be good for it.

Wow!  I agree with him.


Do you even have windows media player, you mac using n00b?  ;D
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 07, 2008, 09:31:45 AM
How's the editing going on this one?  Are there any spots lacking we should start working on?

I have a accounting exam on Monday and Chris and the guys are getting ready to go into the studio to record TRON and Speed, so editing is on hold for just a couple of days. I hope to be able to post a request for any filler material we need late next week or early the week after.

No promises on an exact timeframe though, because after the last 4 months of killing myself by studying for 2 courses simultaneously, while working a full time job, AND trying to get Riff Raff Theater off the ground, I'm planning to take a few days off and just sleep a lot. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on March 07, 2008, 09:35:27 AM
i thought they were gonna record all three at the same time (including this one?)


not that i am complaining, i really want to see Tron
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 07, 2008, 10:30:48 AM
I'm pretty sure Windows Media Player isn't accurate. I've been playing video files on it for a few weeks and occasionally it will get to the end of the progress bar and still have a few seconds left playing. If it's that bad with files, I don't think continually pausing a DVD would be good for it.

Wow!  I agree with him.


Do you even have windows media player, you mac using n00b?  ;D

I run XP on my Mac, so yes.   :P
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on March 07, 2008, 10:35:51 AM
Might that explain the audio problems we have, I mean you'd think it would be the opposite but...
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 07, 2008, 10:40:44 AM
I could try installing Yahoo messenger in my Windows partition and connecting with you from within Windows.
Haven't tried that yet.  It just mystifies me that you are the only one I can't talk with.  All my other friends run Windows too.

Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on March 07, 2008, 10:42:37 AM
I don't get it either.

It's not the dual core I'm using is it?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on March 07, 2008, 01:52:53 PM
i admit it, i messed with BTAs computer because i am a jealous BFF
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 07, 2008, 01:55:39 PM
i admit it, i messed with BTAs computer because i am a jealous BFF

No Soup For You!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on March 07, 2008, 01:58:18 PM
i admit it, i messed with BTAs computer because i am a jealous BFF

No Soup For You!


 :'( but i love soup!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: EVOLUTION117 on March 07, 2008, 02:06:59 PM
Just by the by, will we ever see PAL versions of these riffs?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 07, 2008, 08:19:07 PM
Just by the by, will we ever see PAL versions of these riffs?

Hopefully.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on March 07, 2008, 08:22:21 PM
Just by the by, will we ever see PAL versions of these riffs?

Hopefully.

If so, please let the rest of us know how to do it, other Riff-makers would surely find such info useful.  Personally I have no easy access to PAL stuff, so I have no idea where I'd begin converting the ones I'm making.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 07, 2008, 08:35:54 PM
There is a formula you can use since the variables are known, but it depends on whether or not both versions have the same cut of the movie.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: BathTub on March 07, 2008, 08:42:48 PM
Wow I had totally forgot about that, I have harry potter sitting around here somewhere.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on March 07, 2008, 09:04:03 PM
There is a formula you can use since the variables are known, but it depends on whether or not both versions have the same cut of the movie.

Hmm...unfortunately that would probably be a bigger problem with things like horror movies, I'd be willing to guess.  Different standards on what's appropriate for the screen and so forth.  (Random trivia, of all the horrible things that happened in Evil Dead II, the thing that got cut out of the British version of the film was Ash being kicked while he's on the ground.  Yeah, you can chop of heads and cover yourself and blood and gore...but you just don't kick a man when he's down!)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 08, 2008, 11:58:24 AM
Aren't headbutts unacceptible in the UK or something like that. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on March 08, 2008, 12:43:25 PM
nunchucks didn't used to be
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on March 09, 2008, 01:03:59 AM
The headbutting thing I get, because you don't want your kids to be like those dirty stinkin Scots. But who the fuck is selling nunchuks in England? And why would you need a reason to buy them?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: GregMcduck on March 09, 2008, 06:37:28 AM
See, now, that's the reason I haven't just packed up and moved to Britian. If my Bruce Lee movies are wrong, I don't want to be right.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on March 09, 2008, 07:23:23 AM
I don;'t understand it but yeah you couldn't show nunchucks. Basehart might be able to say whether that rule has been relaxed or not.

I suppose the reasoning is that one only needs to take a stroll to the local DIY shop to make some rudimentary ones.

Terribly weak as arguments go but I think that was it.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: anais.jude on March 09, 2008, 10:19:51 AM
See, now, that's the reason I haven't just packed up and moves to Britian. If my Bruce Lee movies are wrong, I don't want to be right.


i concur
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: EVOLUTION117 on March 09, 2008, 03:42:32 PM
Well, when they released the 25th Anniversary version of Enter The Dragon here, they restored all the Nunchuk scenes, and given that Michaelangelo is using Nunchuks to kick some Foot ass once again, I'd say Nunchuks are A Ok in the Old UK.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 09, 2008, 03:51:46 PM
When they did the special edition of E.T. did they put nun-chucks in instead of walkie-talkies for the asian market?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on March 09, 2008, 05:02:09 PM
They must have fixed it after the BBFC changed personnel
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on March 15, 2008, 07:13:38 AM
Okay, here's a question: Did Moriarty say "Bon Voyage" or "Bomb Voyage?"
I myself thought he said Bon, and made a joke implying that the only thing keeping the director alive was the fact that he DIDN'T say Bomb voyage. Other riffs imply he DID say Bomb, however. Which is it?

Also, was anyone else severely dissapointed by the fact that they just made the nautalus a foo-foo version of a modern battleship, instead of a squid- looking thing, like in the graphic novel?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 15, 2008, 08:53:12 AM
I thought he said Bomb, I'll consult the closed captions when I get a minute and let you know for sure. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on March 15, 2008, 09:02:59 AM
I forgot about the closed captions!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 15, 2008, 10:10:22 AM
Also, was anyone else severely dissapointed by the fact that they just made the nautalus a foo-foo version of a modern battleship, instead of a squid- looking thing, like in the graphic novel?

I'm kinda glad I didn't read the graphic novel.  I don't think it would have helped me write that much more.  Splinter said it best "Anger clouds the mind."   It was a goofy movie anyway.  I'd be willing to bet that the majority of the people who saw it didn't read the graphic novel either.  To those who did, bonus levels of appreciation/hatred. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Janitor on March 15, 2008, 12:27:18 PM
Yeah I didn't read the graphic novel either. And the script that I did submit was only up to about 45 minutes of the film. The rest was just (more) ridiculous.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 15, 2008, 12:32:12 PM
Did everyone's script get dilluted towards the end again this time?  I, for one, know I did a lot better with this one than B & R and Speed. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on March 15, 2008, 05:37:19 PM

   Yeah, our script just kinda puttered out near the end. With the big red tomato-man, the invisible knife fight, the "you're ready" line, it just killed us.

       P.S He said bomb. At least that's what the subtitles said on my computer.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on March 15, 2008, 06:25:19 PM
Oh. Well, guess I gotta go hunt down the director. Promise is a promise.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 15, 2008, 06:43:48 PM
Could you find Joel Schumacher while you're at it... you know, make a day of it.

Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Fortis on March 15, 2008, 07:00:39 PM
My script was weird, I had lots of riffs for the first 15 minutes...and then nothing really came to me until the last half hour...so as long as you guys got the middle where I had very few riffs. I know I had ending riffs...though whether they are good or not remains to be seen.

Sadly I couldn't come up with any running jokes that felt natural or even funny to me. And nothing I came up with is potentially gut busting. I think my script would make for good kinda funny jokes during any dead air.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on March 15, 2008, 07:18:59 PM
I hit a couple dead spaces while writing mine, but it wasn't nearly as thin as Batman and Robin was at the end as far as I can remember.  While Batman and Robin started stupid and actually degenerated as it went this movie seemed to find its balance of ridiculousness and hold fast to it to the end.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 15, 2008, 07:36:48 PM
So another question for those who submitted scripts.  My computer read the title of the disk as "The Day After Tomorrow."  Anybody else notice that?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on March 15, 2008, 07:39:36 PM
I think mine actually read the title of the disc as "Entrapment".  Confused the hell out of me.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Winboloer on March 16, 2008, 12:52:45 AM
So another question for those who submitted scripts.  My computer read the title of the disk as "The Day After Tomorrow."  Anybody else notice that?


I got one like that too... It even had the cover art for "The Day After Tomorrow" displayed in Windows Media Player.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on March 17, 2008, 02:56:53 AM
Wow, you know it's a bad sign when even the DVD-ROM is in denial about the movie you're watching.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on March 17, 2008, 06:03:08 AM
Wow, you know it's a bad sign when even the DVD-ROM is in denial about the movie you're watching.

Especially if it's saying it would rather watch Day After Tomorrow or Entrapment.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 17, 2008, 03:08:49 PM
When your DVD player tells you you're watching Gigli, and you didn't rent Gigli, take the movie out, return it to the video store immediately, and then hang yourself, to escape the shame of whatever the hell it was you were going to watch that made your DVD player pretend it would rather play Gigli.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on March 17, 2008, 06:03:21 PM
When your DVD player tells you you're watching Gigli, and you didn't rent Gigli, take the movie out, return it to the video store immediately, and then hang yourself, to escape the shame of whatever the hell it was you were going to watch that made your DVD player pretend it would rather play Gigli.

You know, I saw this post 4 hours ago and I was trying to come up with a "unless the movie is *blank*"  response.  I couldn't do it.  I concur.  Hang yourself... twice.   

Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on March 17, 2008, 11:27:40 PM
Amos and Andrew.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Janitor on March 19, 2008, 06:40:17 AM
Smiley Face.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: KingOfShippers on March 25, 2008, 10:28:54 AM
I actually liked the movie when I saw it a few years back, but sadly that was before I realized it carried as little of the original source material over from the comic as your average Disney movie. The Invisible man's now a Frat-boy (Thought that may actually have been a welcome change considering that the comic version was a rapist and a psycho), Jekyll now has that creepy sex-offender vybe to him, and Mina's a vampire. Meanwhile obviously the makers of the film obviously only looked at the  cover of the comic as there is no hint of the original plot in the movie at all (Other than Moriarty).
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Janitor on March 25, 2008, 11:54:35 AM
Meanwhile obviously the makers of the film obviously only looked at the  cover of the comic as there is no hint of the original plot in the movie at all (Other than Moriarty).

Obviously.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on March 25, 2008, 11:15:42 PM

     Speakin' of which, any news about LXG? I don't mean to sound pushy, but you said that there might be information the weekend before last, or early last week, but so far nothing (as far as I can see). Please, we all anxiously await your decision!  :speechless:
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: BathTub on March 26, 2008, 11:47:22 AM
I actually liked the movie when I saw it a few years back, but sadly that was before I realized it carried as little of the original source material over from the comic as your average Disney movie. The Invisible man's now a Frat-boy (Thought that may actually have been a welcome change considering that the comic version was a rapist and a psycho), Jekyll now has that creepy sex-offender vybe to him, and Mina's a vampire. Meanwhile obviously the makers of the film obviously only looked at the  cover of the comic as there is no hint of the original plot in the movie at all (Other than Moriarty).

Well she had clearly been bitten, that was her secret, she just wasn't openly a vampire.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: KingOfShippers on March 26, 2008, 12:26:44 PM
I actually liked the movie when I saw it a few years back, but sadly that was before I realized it carried as little of the original source material over from the comic as your average Disney movie. The Invisible man's now a Frat-boy (Thought that may actually have been a welcome change considering that the comic version was a rapist and a psycho), Jekyll now has that creepy sex-offender vibe to him, and Mina's a vampire. Meanwhile obviously the makers of the film obviously only looked at the  cover of the comic as there is no hint of the original plot in the movie at all (Other than Moriarty).

Well she had clearly been bitten, that was her secret, she just wasn't openly a vampire.

That's the thing though, while I've not read the novel Dracula as of yet I've read enough descriptions of the plot and overview to understand that she was close to becoming a Vampire during the novel but killing Dracula remedied that.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ShadowDog on March 27, 2008, 12:11:41 AM
Jekyll now has that creepy sex-offender vybe to him, 

Have you read the second volume of League comics?  If not ... well let's just say that vibe is actually carried over from the comics fairly well. :o
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: KingOfShippers on March 27, 2008, 08:31:26 AM
but isn't that Hyde that rapes and murders griffin. But I suppose Mina's transfer isn't really all that bad. I just like my book to Movie transfers to (Regardless of type) to be at least partially faithful, I Understand it would be a bit much and a tad ludicrous for them still to have Moriarty to show up in a giant warship shaped like a bat.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on March 28, 2008, 08:21:44 AM
but isn't  I Understand it would be a bit much and a tad ludicrous for them still to have Moriarty to show up in a giant warship shaped like a bat.

Sooooo..... they replaced "awesome but stupid" with "stupid but stupid," and you feel that it was the right descision?

I'm just fooling, you do make a practical point. However, I also feel that in an age where you can technically put nearly anything in a movie, Hollywood needs to stop being such cowardly p*ssies.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bratpop on March 28, 2008, 10:04:17 AM
You can only technically put nearly anything in a movie if you're French, Italian, German, or Spanish. And if you're Asian, you just have to stick to a rigid formula involving child ghosts. Only Bollywood can literally put anything in a movie.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on March 28, 2008, 10:08:01 AM
As long as it involves extended Bhangra dancing sequences.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 28, 2008, 10:40:35 AM
I just tried to buy tickets online for the live RiffRaff Theatre show and the link takes you somewhere else where you can't buy them.
Can you buy them online now?  Or is it too early?

Inquiring minds want need to know.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 28, 2008, 11:33:19 AM
I'm guessing it's just too early, but I'll talk to Chris and follow up with the Englert to find out for sure.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on March 29, 2008, 09:06:29 AM
Tickets go on sale April 1st, actually.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on March 29, 2008, 01:15:37 PM
Tickets go on sale April 1st, actually.

Well there you go. :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on March 29, 2008, 02:07:24 PM
Cool.  Thanks!  I'm getting three I guess.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Janitor on April 09, 2008, 07:36:05 PM
Nummy Muffin and I really wish we could be there. But alas, there's that whole distance thing. So we'll just wait patiently, thumbs twiddling, until the website changes. Twiddle. Twiddle twiddle. Twiddling. And twiddle some more. Anybody figure out that whole pi R squared thing? No? Well. We'll work on that then.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on May 15, 2008, 11:47:46 AM
BTW, just a heads up: I believe tickets are now on sale for the LXG show. Check it out at the Englert website (http://www.englert.org).
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: James of LinHood on May 15, 2008, 01:57:43 PM
Woo hoo!  I'll be ordering mine soon.   8)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: majorjoe23 on May 26, 2008, 05:26:28 PM
As an Iowan and a MST3K/Rifftrax fan I think I need to come to this.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: James of LinHood on May 26, 2008, 05:47:17 PM
As an Iowan and a MST3K/Rifftrax fan I think I need to come to this.

Indeed you do.  I drove to Riff Raff Theater's live riffing of Tron and had a hell of a time.  Such a great time that I'll be driving back down for this live LXG riff.  If you can go, go!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: James of LinHood on June 11, 2008, 09:30:48 AM
Tickets have been ordered and my hotel room's reserved.  I'll be there on the 27th!  W00t!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on June 14, 2008, 03:14:25 PM
I'm gonna buy a ticket just for support cuz I can't make it.  Hopefully it is still on.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on June 15, 2008, 08:06:04 PM
Barring extremely negative developments in the weather, the show is still on.

Last I heard, the city was still safe, though obviously right now our boys' priority is taking care of themselves and their families. But we have every intention of going forward with the show, weather conditions permitting.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: James of LinHood on June 16, 2008, 05:42:49 AM
Barring extremely negative developments in the weather, the show is still on.

Well, it should be a very interesting drive down there, to say the least.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on June 18, 2008, 02:22:47 PM
I'm planning on making the trip provided there's actually a way to get there from Wisconsin.  Does anybody know where you can find a map of the roads that are still passable.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: James of LinHood on June 18, 2008, 02:56:41 PM
This site might help:

http://www.icgov.org/default/?id=1874 (http://www.icgov.org/default/?id=1874)

I hope I see you there Raven.  I plan on being there too.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on June 18, 2008, 04:12:54 PM
Well it looks like we could make it now if we had to.  The only detour we'll have to take is the hwy 1 into Iowa City, north of town so we're planning on coming. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: James of LinHood on June 19, 2008, 07:10:48 AM
Yeah, I'm coming from Minnesota.  So, at this point, it looks like I'm going to have to go around Cedar Rapids altogether.  Usually, I'd drive right through there on my way to Iowa City.  Should be an interesting drive assuming they don't open up more of the roads between now and then.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on June 19, 2008, 02:02:14 PM
By the day of the show, I'm hoping detours won't be neccessary, but recovery has been slow so it could be a toss-up.

-Chris
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on June 19, 2008, 03:09:04 PM
Considering that it hasn't rained here since Friday night and our rivers are still rising, I'm not so sure that time is actually helping.  Hopefully mother nature doesn't dump any more on you guys.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on June 20, 2008, 11:32:19 PM
DONATION INFO!!!

If you are coming to the show, don't worry about this. We'll be doing a free-will donation during the show.

If you can't make it, but wish to make a tax-deductible donation to the Coralville/Iowa City Area Flood Relief Fund, here's where to send a check:

Coralville/Iowa City Area Flood Relief Fund
care of the Community Foundation of Johnson County
325 E. Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

Please include a note along with the check mentioning Riff Raff Theater.

If you have any questions or want to learn more about the fund, contact the Community Foundation at http://www.communityfoundationofjohnsoncounty.org/
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on June 24, 2008, 06:50:08 AM
Thanks to the flooding and whatnot, we've been delayed in the process of all of this, but now I'm pleased to say the script is finished and ready for the show on Friday. I'll be talking to James and Victor about our prize winners and we'll announce those winners the night of the show.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on June 24, 2008, 12:22:15 PM
Unless it opens up by the night of the show, the normal exit you'd take to downtown Iowa City (Dubuque St.) is closed. You'll probably want to go to the next exit east (Dodge St.) and take that south into town. I'll post a map later tonight.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on June 24, 2008, 12:38:22 PM
Just ordered my tickets.  See you guys on Friday.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: James of LinHood on June 24, 2008, 12:41:02 PM
Just ordered my tickets.  See you guys on Friday.

Raven, are you planning on sticking around after the show?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on June 24, 2008, 06:30:03 PM
Just ordered my tickets.  See you guys on Friday.

Raven, are you planning on sticking around after the show?

We're heading back home that night but we might stick around for a little while if everyone goes out afterwards.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: majorjoe23 on June 25, 2008, 12:37:49 PM
I think my girlfriend and I will be there. We just have to make sure someone can watch out puppy for a few hours.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: James of LinHood on June 26, 2008, 03:55:11 AM
I think my girlfriend and I will be there. We just have to make sure someone can watch out puppy for a few hours.

If you see some dopey guy with a camcorder near the front of the theater, that's me.  Stop by and say hello.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on June 26, 2008, 04:41:54 AM
I think my girlfriend and I will be there. We just have to make sure someone can watch out puppy for a few hours.

If you see some dopey guy with a camcorder near the front of the theater, that's me.  Stop by and say hello.

He'll also probably be sporting a wicked thumbs up.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: James of LinHood on June 26, 2008, 06:09:25 AM
I think my girlfriend and I will be there. We just have to make sure someone can watch out puppy for a few hours.

If you see some dopey guy with a camcorder near the front of the theater, that's me.  Stop by and say hello.

He'll also probably be sporting a wicked thumbs up.

 :D
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Tripe on June 26, 2008, 06:13:08 AM
I think my girlfriend and I will be there. We just have to make sure someone can watch out puppy for a few hours.
If you see some dopey guy with a camcorder near the front of the theater, that's me.  Stop by and say hello.
He'll also probably be sporting a wicked thumbs up.
:D
Don't you mean (http://computer-ease.com/emoticon/icthumbs.gif)
 ;)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on June 26, 2008, 08:41:03 AM
Guaranteed direcitons to the show, as of today:

Take the 80 to the 218 South. (If you're driving on the 380 heading south, just keep going past the 80, it turns into the 218.)

Get off at Highway 1, and head east. Keep going for a few miles, and then turn left at Gilbert St. That should get you into downtown Iowa City with no problem.

There are other ways of doing it, this is the only way that i know of 100% as not being closed at the moment.

-Chris
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: majorjoe23 on June 26, 2008, 01:38:59 PM
We found a dogsitter, so we'll be there. Will tickets be $10 at the door? I'm debating if I should preorder through Iowatix and pay a couple bucks more in fees.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on June 26, 2008, 01:55:50 PM
Tickets should be available at the door. We've had around 100 and 160 people for the first two shows, and the theater sits over 500. :D

-Chris
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: James of LinHood on June 27, 2008, 09:51:40 AM
I'm about to start my drive to Iowa City.  I'm really looking forward to this riffing. 

Video will be shot.  Pictures will be taken.  Thumbs up will be given.

Iowa City here I come.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: James of LinHood on June 27, 2008, 09:36:10 PM
Hey people.  Just got back to my hotel from the LXG live riffing.  Good stuff.  I'll post pictures of the program when I get home on Saturday.  Until then, these were the credited writers in the program:

Dave Atwater
Felicia Barbaro
Jon Bauman
Garrett Baziuk
Matt Blackwell
Josh Brody
Adam Bush
John Creedon
James Cruise
Christopher Culpepper
"Fortis"
Mary Gallagher
David Ganssle
Todd Gutknecht
Chris Hanel
Mike Hirsch
Craig Jarvie
Andrea Krottner
John Leiby
Steve Lutz
Rob Mayer
David Pinkston
Declan Riggs
Greg Stevens
Kyle Stoner
Michael Sullivan
Brian Tanner
Heidi Van Imp
Victor Vernon
Ken Werenburg
James Whistler
Christopher Wyer

Also it looks like Die Hard will be the next Riff Raff Theater flick.  Chris also announced a years worth of upcoming Riff Raff Theater titles including Transporter 1, Transporter 2, and Day After Tomorrow.

I have video of all of the non-riffing segments.  Once I load it onto my computer I'll have to run it by Chris before posting it here.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on June 27, 2008, 10:20:38 PM
Woohoo, I'm on the list, first full Riff-Raff production I got to be part of.  Wish I could have made it to the live show too, I'll get to one oneday damnit.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Hellcat on June 27, 2008, 10:31:06 PM
Oh cool! I made the list too!  I can't wait to hear the whole riff. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: SaucyRossy on June 27, 2008, 10:41:34 PM
cool stuff, how was it james? fun?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on June 28, 2008, 03:06:58 PM
Pretty fun show.  Looking through my script submission I had 35+ lines including the riff that had the whole audience groaning.  (that makes me laugh).  As well as a couple that were really similar to mine, or at least the same concept (the penguin line at the end particularly).  I was glad to see some of my longer riffs made the cut as well as a conversation riff or two.   

There were a couple of riffs during the heavy actions scenes that got drowned out by the movie and laughter covered up a bunch of them, so I can't wait for the MP3 version to hear them all. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Janitor on June 28, 2008, 04:00:20 PM
If I got one riff in there, I'll be happy. :) :) :) :) :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on June 28, 2008, 05:53:50 PM
Yep, it was a fun show. I'm amazed how quicly everyone caught on to that Phantom of the Opera reference.

Todd was in usual form, deivering a Connery that had us all confused at who was really talking.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on June 29, 2008, 06:38:12 PM
Okay, with a full day off tomorrow, I'm gonna put together a little video thing, but for now, I'd like to point out that they're still trying to get things fixed up over in Iowa. Whole streets in Iowa City had their businesses wiped out, and it's worse in Cedar Rapids.
So please, check out some of the relief efforts out there, and offer some support. Here's a link you can check out,
http://www.americorps.gov/about/programs/sap.asp
, and I'm sure one of our Iowa residents can give a few more.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: majorjoe23 on June 30, 2008, 09:05:46 AM
I had a great time, but I felt a little robbed at the trivia contest. I knew the answers to all the other guys' questions!

My girlfriend got some shots of me on stage. I'll post them once I unload them from the camera.

I've already started writing some riffs for Die Hard. I can't wait to come back to this.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: doggans on June 30, 2008, 09:07:48 AM
Geez, SOMEBODY post some freaking pictures already. :P
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: dignan on June 30, 2008, 09:46:01 AM
Hooray!  Happy to see I made the list!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: majorjoe23 on June 30, 2008, 08:26:24 PM
Two shots from the trivia contest. I'm the guy in the  Superman shirt.

(http://img296.imageshack.us/img296/5745/riff2eo5.jpg)


(http://img366.imageshack.us/img366/4686/riff1ka1.jpg)


Not very exciting shots, but it's all I got.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on June 30, 2008, 10:28:49 PM

      Awesome, I'm on the list! :highfive: When will the winners be announced, and when will it become available? Can't wait :D
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: MacGruber on July 02, 2008, 04:48:32 AM
YEAH!  making the list is the coolest!  GOOOOOOOOO DIGNAN AND MACGRUBER!

 :highfive:
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on July 06, 2008, 10:03:05 AM
Some video clips from the pre-show stuff:

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Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Action Batch on July 06, 2008, 10:25:10 AM
Looks like everybody had a lot of fun! Chris said he was going to make an announcement after the show, what was it?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: James of LinHood on July 06, 2008, 10:27:23 AM
Looks like everybody had a lot of fun! Chris said he was going to make an announcement after the show, what was it?

The announcement was that they were releasing the Speed riff through Rifftrax.com.  They said they were ready and that they were just waiting on Rifftrax to get things straightened out on their end.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Action Batch on July 06, 2008, 10:36:42 AM
Looks like everybody had a lot of fun! Chris said he was going to make an announcement after the show, what was it?

The announcement was that they were releasing the Speed riff through Rifftrax.com.  They said they were ready and that they were just waiting on Rifftrax to get things straightened out on their end.

Great news!

So RRT Speed, ICWxp Ep 2, any others confirmed for this first wave of iRiff (or whatever name they settle on) that we know of?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on July 06, 2008, 03:28:40 PM
Hey Junkyard,

Thanks again for putting together that clip show for us. You did a great job (other than the camera work! ;)). It's nice to see some of the faces that go with the voices, for those of us who live so far away there's little hope of ever seeing one of the live performance, or even meeting the people who I'm working with. ;)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Junkyard on July 06, 2008, 03:36:10 PM
It was fun doing it. Sorry it took so long to get compiled.



By the way, do you think I have enough green in my room? Do they sell green dry- erase boards? Green hair dye? I know I have some green sheets somewhere. And I can just paint the bookcase green. Then my future videos can just be my pink face floating in a sea of green!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Bob on July 06, 2008, 03:58:25 PM
Looks like everybody had a lot of fun! Chris said he was going to make an announcement after the show, what was it?

The announcement was that they were releasing the Speed riff through Rifftrax.com.  They said they were ready and that they were just waiting on Rifftrax to get things straightened out on their end.

NICE.

This is getting to be better and better every day.

Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on July 06, 2008, 04:15:19 PM
Looks like everybody had a lot of fun! Chris said he was going to make an announcement after the show, what was it?

The announcement was that they were releasing the Speed riff through Rifftrax.com.  They said they were ready and that they were just waiting on Rifftrax to get things straightened out on their end.

NICE.

This is getting to be better and better every day.



Has there been any announcement as to the prize winners?  I haven't seen those listed anywhere.

Also, I noticed I'm not the only riffer to have discovered the incredible usefulness of Kevin Macleod music.  Excellent.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Chaos on July 07, 2008, 01:24:28 PM
We're still making final decisions on the prize winners this time around. We have the "most contributed" prize figured out, but we want to wait to announce them all at once.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Captain Mook on July 07, 2008, 02:11:00 PM
We have the "most contributed" prize figured out, but we want to wait to announce them all at once.

     Well that's mean...



      ;D
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on July 07, 2008, 02:13:06 PM
When will RiffRaff bring the porkchops?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on July 07, 2008, 05:36:05 PM
We're still making final decisions on the prize winners this time around. We have the "most contributed" prize figured out, but we want to wait to announce them all at once.

Sounds good.  Just wondering because the only reason I've yet to buy the ICWxp dvd is the chance I might win it.   ;D
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: Raven on July 07, 2008, 05:53:10 PM
We're still making final decisions on the prize winners this time around. We have the "most contributed" prize figured out, but we want to wait to announce them all at once.

Sounds good.  Just wondering because the only reason I've yet to buy the ICWxp dvd is the chance I might win it.   ;D

Same here.  I'm curious what the consensous best joke is.  There were a lot of good ones. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: ChrisHanel on July 08, 2008, 05:26:22 PM
Alright, more information, as promised.

We're pleased to announce a lot of developments currently underway with Riff Raff Theater. First and foremost:

The Englert Theatre presents Riff Raff's 2008/2009 Season!

Due to the positive response and enthusiastic audiences, the Englert has booked Riff Raff Theater for all of the 2008/2009 season. We're announcing our title lineup ahead of time, so future riffs will be completely demystified for your writing pleasure.

The current schedule (subject to change):

Friday, Aug 15th - I, Robot
Friday, September 19th - Die Hard
Friday, October 31st - Rocky Horror Picture Show (midnight show)
Sunday, December 7th - Minority Report
Friday, January 30th - The Day After Tomorrow
Friday, April 3rd - The Transporter
Friday, May 8th - The Transporter 2

I will say right now that the December 7th date is looking shady and may shift a bit, I'll know more later in the week.

Also, Rocky Horror Picture Show will *not* be a script writing project -- we'll be hosting a traditional showing of the Rocky Horror Picture show and we'll be sitting in the *back* row, shouting out with everyone else and generally having a good time throwing stuff.

We're looking at throwing in an online-only release during that period of time so that we can get a movie in the lineup that isn't something we're allowed to perform live.

Riff Raff Theater Presents: Speed (Update)

I apologize for the vagueness on this, but it's out of our hands at this time: The speed riff is done and awaiting release. I don't want to steal too much of Rifftrax's thunder, but yes, we will be releasing the Speed riff on Rifftrax.com. At the time of the LXG show, it was looking like the release was going to be happening very quickly, but unforseen events have caused the release to be pushed back to some time in August. I have no more information than that right now, and I'm assured more information will be passed on to me as it's available.

In the meantime, we're working on getting TRON and LXG in the recording booth as soon as possible.

Riff Raff Theater website

The website is also currently in its last mile of development and I'm trying to push it out the door. After its live, we'll be working on a new riffing submission system to make life easier for everyone involved.

Prizes for LXG Submissions

To be announced very soon, we need to get everyone together to go over the script and make final decisions. As Chaos mentioned in another thread (or this one), we already have the math done on the writer who earned the highest percentage prize, the two more subjective categories are still up for grabs (though i believe everyone has a finalist or two in mind).

Riff Raff Radio

Still dead for now. Lack of free time and a firm grip on keeping our priorities straight keeps it that way.

That's all for now. Thanks to everyone for their hard work and patience as we soldier on.

-Chris
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Post by: RoninFox on July 08, 2008, 05:30:58 PM
Also, Rocky Horror Picture Show will *not* be a script writing project -- we'll be hosting a traditional showing of the Rocky Horror Picture show and we'll be sitting in the *back* row, shouting out with everyone else and generally having a good time throwing stuff.

F*** THE BACK ROW!

Sorry, had to do it.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: dignan on July 11, 2008, 08:16:43 AM
Groovy, thanks, Chris!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: majorjoe23 on July 11, 2008, 01:30:58 PM
I'm sure Rocky Horror will be a good time, but I'm a little let down that it's going to be the traditional riffing and not a MST3K-style riffing.

The two are very different kinds of riffing, with Rocky Horror being what I like to call "preemptive riffing" (Asking a question so that a character in the movie answers it) while MST3K is reactionary riffing (riffing like it's your first time watching and you're surprised).

I would like to see a reactionary riff on Rocky Horror, just because that's never really been done. But I know that whenever you show this film people are going to yell out the lines anyway, so trying to do new riffs is probably pointless.

Still, a man can dream...

Maybe Shock Treatment next Halloween?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: ChrisHanel on July 11, 2008, 03:20:16 PM
Rocky Horror is going to be on Halloween at midnight. If we tried to tell people that they couldn't shout things or throw props, we'd be lynched. We're more than happy to introduce the experience to Rocky virgins, or at least give seasoned veterans a chance to do the Time Warp.

-Chris
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: Chaos on July 11, 2008, 08:38:04 PM
Yes, as long as they're not foolish enough to actually let on that they're virgins, anyway. I was at a show in Balboa once when someone got pissy about "all this shouting." The audience was... let's say "not kind." :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on July 12, 2008, 12:26:26 AM
Genius....the anti-heckler heckler.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: ChrisHanel on July 13, 2008, 09:27:16 AM
Minority Report is being moved to November 21st instead of December 7th due to a scheduling conflict.

Also, we *will* be doing an online-only script while we're doing the Rocky Horror Picture Show -- we'll be writing the Armegeddon script.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: Captain Mook on July 22, 2008, 09:48:56 AM
    So.... anymore news on LXG?  :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: Raven on August 18, 2008, 11:05:24 PM
Did the prize announcement happen at the I, Robot show?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: Captain Mook on August 20, 2008, 04:55:53 PM
Did the prize announcement happen at the I, Robot show?

     Yeah, I don't want to seem pushy, but we have been waiting a long time...
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: ChrisHanel on August 20, 2008, 05:13:36 PM
It'll go out with our next email push, sometime this week.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: ChrisHanel on August 24, 2008, 08:00:02 PM
Way back when we wrote our script for the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, we announed the start of prizes for the best and brightest writers at our disposal. Well, we're proud to announce those winners today, and we hope to keep these prizes coming for all our future scripts (and maybe get them a bit bigger, too!)

The Uncle Pennybags Award - This goes to the contributer who can claim ownership for the highest percentage of jokes used in the final riff. The winner is Ken Werenburg, who takes home a 10 Dollar Rifftrax certificate, and a copy of Incognito Cinema Warriors XP on DVD. Ken can take credit for 44 riffs (or 7.86%) of our LXG script. Thanks to Ken for making us look like we're funnier than we actually are.

The Zinger - The award for the best overall riff, as decided by Riff Raff Theater, based on a number of factors including audience reaction during our live show. After a tense debate, the award goes to the scriptwriting team of Jon Bauman, Josh Brody, and Mary Gallagher, who will have to fight it out to the death for their share of a 10 dollar Rifftrax gift certificate, an Incognito Cinema Warriors XP DVD, and a 25 dollar Amazon gift certificate, sponsored by NeenerNeener.net! The line in question is a follow up to Mr. Quatermain's statment, "I've buried two wives, and many lovers..." - "and some of them were even dead at the time!"

We had a third prize for "Best Running Gag", but the few jokes that classified as running gags were written by staff members or performers, so we are holding off on awarding this prize. Honorable mention goes to attempts to have debates over whether the Nautilis is a boat or a ship, and a few thousand references to Alex Trebek.

Congrats to the winners, and keep an eye out for more prize announcements in the scripts' respective threads.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: Ken-W on August 25, 2008, 08:57:47 AM
Oooh!  Oooh!  He said me!  ME! 
I'd like to thank Sean, and Stephen, and um.. Peta... Oh there's someone I'm forgetting.  Oh Tony, of course.  Tony's great.
I'm not sure I made you look funnier than you are, just gave you more things to say, funny or not.  I'd just like to say 'w00t' for the sake of old times.
I'm crying, I can't... you like me! You really like me!  And, let’s face it, if the mothers ruled the world, there would be no god-damned wars in the first place.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: anais.jude on August 25, 2008, 10:10:20 AM
Honorable mention goes to attempts to have debates over whether the Nautilis is a boat or a ship,


OH YEA BABY! That was myself and Mr. Funky Fresh (BTA)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: Hellcat on August 25, 2008, 01:22:38 PM
Congratulations, winners!  :)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: Darth Geek on August 25, 2008, 05:22:45 PM
When is it going to be available to download?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: RoninFox on August 25, 2008, 05:23:52 PM
yes, congrats to everyone, can't wait to hear this
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on August 25, 2008, 06:14:35 PM
When is it going to be available to download?

Probably not until they record it.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: RoninFox on August 25, 2008, 06:23:03 PM
When is it going to be available to download?

Probably not until they record it.

How forth dimensional of you. 
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on August 25, 2008, 06:29:05 PM
When is it going to be available to download?

Probably not until they record it.

How forth dimensional of you. 

I suppose there is a quantum chance that it could be available before it's recorded.  ~fingers crossed~
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: ChrisHanel on August 25, 2008, 07:43:17 PM
There is a box full of recording equipment somewhere in transit between some existing warehouse and my apartment. Once it arrives, and I set everything up, we will start recording TRON, and then LXG.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: productionbaby1975 on August 25, 2008, 08:37:05 PM
There is a box full of recording equipment somewhere in transit between some existing warehouse and my apartment. Once it arrives, and I set everything up, we will start recording TRON, and then LXG.

Then I, Robot???
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: ChrisHanel on August 25, 2008, 08:48:34 PM
Nanu.


(Hi there.)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: anais.jude on August 26, 2008, 05:06:44 AM
When is it going to be available to download?

Probably not until they record it.

How forth dimensional of you. 

I suppose there is a quantum chance that it could be available before it's recorded.  ~fingers crossed~

Well Spaceballs was out for rent before the movie was finished
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: Action Batch on August 26, 2008, 06:01:31 AM
When is it going to be available to download?

Probably not until they record it.

How forth dimensional of you. 

I suppose there is a quantum chance that it could be available before it's recorded.  ~fingers crossed~

Well Spaceballs was out for rent before the movie was finished

When will then be now?

Soon.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on August 26, 2008, 06:02:00 AM
There is a box full of recording equipment somewhere in transit between some existing warehouse and my apartment. Once it arrives, and I set everything up, we will start recording TRON, and then LXG.

Then I, Robot???

Then Die Hard??
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: anais.jude on August 26, 2008, 07:00:37 AM
The die hard live show hasn't even happened yet. Patience BTA. Patience



Now get me that darn Tron riff!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: ChrisHanel on August 26, 2008, 07:23:38 AM
According to UPS, audio equipment should show up.... today!

//dance
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: ChrisHanel on August 26, 2008, 10:08:04 PM
(http://www.riffrafftheater.com/microphone.jpg)

Just had three of these show up at my door today.

Squee?
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on August 27, 2008, 03:48:35 AM
Finally, protocol droids to remind you guys of proper diction while recording.   ;)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: James of LinHood on August 27, 2008, 03:53:09 AM
(http://www.riffrafftheater.com/microphone.jpg)


For God's sake, man!  Learn to pick up your socks and put them in the hamper!
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: anais.jude on August 27, 2008, 05:03:33 AM
I can't see the socks.  :(
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: James of LinHood on August 27, 2008, 07:45:25 AM
I can't see the socks.  :(

Are those not socks on the right hand side of the picture?

Never mind then.   :-[
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: Tripe on August 27, 2008, 07:51:13 AM
No, I think she couldn't see the picture at all. I couldn't for a while either.

Odd, nice looking mics though.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: anais.jude on August 27, 2008, 07:51:29 AM
I meant I couldn't see the picture. I see them now, and I agree. They are totally socks.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: dignan on August 27, 2008, 08:00:42 AM
What's a hamper? ;)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: Chaos on August 27, 2008, 08:32:52 AM
What are socks? ;)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: Bob on August 27, 2008, 08:35:17 AM
(http://www.riffrafftheater.com/microphone.jpg)


For God's sake, man!  Learn to pick up your socks and put them in the hamper!


Maybe those are not socks, and instead the outer hide of Lambchop.

(http://www.puppetjungle.com/lamb_chop_hand_puppet.jpg)
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on August 27, 2008, 10:09:56 AM
What are socks? ;)

That's how I roll too in the summer.
Title: Re: Riff Raff Theater: LXG (and other big news, last post)
Post by: RoninFox on August 27, 2008, 03:26:07 PM
(http://www.riffrafftheater.com/microphone.jpg)

Just had three of these show up at my door today.

Squee?

I think I speak for every riffer on the boards when I say...we will steal your mics.