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03.12.2005Saturday 3 December – Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire

I entrained for the city, and viewed some potential rentals. I then wandered around the city, vainly pretending it wasn’t one of the hottest days yet, until the evening, when I watched “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” at South Bank, at full adult price—this whole being a non-student thing is expensive. It was a long, large, exciting movie, but overly simplistic and didn’t have any conclusion—very much a teaser for the next movie in the series. I made the mistake of drinking three quarters of a litre of iced coffee, two cups of strong tea, and a little wine. It would appear this combination is not good.
Comment by B. – Monday 5 December 2005, 3:35 PM
  The lack of conclusion wasn't too much of a problem. The lack of any real story line was. He was competing in a competition that he was selected for inexplicably and the competition tests were long and drawn out but ultimately trivial. I am giving it 4/10ths of the book (which i haven't read).
  PS. why do you need to collect email addresses, so that you can send them on to a spamming database?
Comment by io – Monday 5 December 2005, 9:26 PM
  He wants to stalk you.
Comment by Ned – Tuesday 6 December 2005, 11:39 AM
  There is no way of enforcing that the email address entered is correct, so in some respects it is pointless, but it provides commenters with a method of me getting in touch with them, should they wish, and tends to validate their identity.
Comment by reubot – Tuesday 6 December 2005, 10:36 PM
  Where's the relativistic review!?!?!?
Comment by io – Tuesday 6 December 2005, 10:38 PM
  Are you referring to ladder magic?
Comment by reubot – Tuesday 6 December 2005, 10:40 PM
  No I mean Ned's trademark rating system of rating movies relativistically against each other.
Comment by Ned – Wednesday 7 December 2005, 5:28 PM
  It suffered from severe longitudinal shift, bordering on four excel spreadsheet pages, and became unwieldy, difficult to use, and irrelevant. Put simply, a true lie is no longer a true lie.

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