Recent content by decorativeed

  1. Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

    I think we both agree that training could be improved and it could prevent these incidents. As far as I have understood from what has been written about this, is that 'cold' means it didn't have live rounds in it. Not that it had nothing at all in the barrel. I'd imagine, having done some...
  2. Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

    It's your comprehension that's the issue. It's simple. It's not his fecking job to check. Nobody expects him to. Nobody asked him to. Also, as has been said repeatedly, the gun had blanks in it, so it stands to reason it wouldn't be empty. So the point about checking that it is empty is moot.
  3. Old Trafford Revamp

    Myth. Frequently repeated, but still a myth.
  4. Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

    He died after years of being paralysed from the neck down due to someone not doing the job they were paid for properly. I suppose he should have gone up in the rafters to check the stage equipment was properly secured, if the opinions in this thread are anything to go by. Becoming paraplegic was...
  5. Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

    I think the other arguments are daft, to be honest. If I get a plumber in to install a new gas boiler, and I turn it on and it explodes, is that my fault as the end user, or his, the expert who I paid to safely install it?
  6. Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

    Ask Curtis Mayfield how he feels about that statement. Actually, you can't, because he's dead due to some crew member rigging up some equipment wrong.
  7. Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

    Sorry, but I know nothing about guns. Absolutely zero knowledge beyond they go bang. Why do you presume Alec Baldwin is any different?
  8. Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

    I think you are taking a lot of specialist knowledge that you have as the default for all of mankind here. Most people have absolutely no experience with guns. I know he's American and he's probably fired a gun on set before, but he's not ex-military, and he would have trusted the word of the...
  9. Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

    How's that any more stupid than expecting an actor to have a level of knowledge where he can check the safety of guns and tell the difference between live rounds and blanks? He's the guy from Beetlejuice, not a firearms expert.
  10. Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

    I totally disagree with this. It's not an actor's job to do health and safety checks. They employ others specifically to do this sort of thing. You wouldn't expect him to assist with checking the microphones were working or that the lighting was correct, and this is no different. There are a...
  11. SARS CoV-2 coronavirus / Covid-19 (No tin foil hat silliness please)

    There are people I work with (remotely, thank feck) who are working through Covid. Them and their whole families are full of it, but rather than take a few days off, they are 'soldiering on' coughing their way through the kinds of meetings that nobody in the world would deem in any way...
  12. Laurence Fox to launch new UK (gammon) political party

    I think the notable difference in the sharpness of the wording on the form and his name and date tell us all we need to know about the authenticity of the document. I'm sure the kid's mum filled in the consent form.
  13. Conservative MP David Amess stabbed to death

    Yeah. Particularly northern England. I'm from Rayner's constituency, and I very much doubt anybody round here would consider 'scum' a particularly strong or hurtful word. If she'd have called him a cnut, maybe I'd see your point. Although I'd still agree with her.
  14. Gaming Nintendo Switch | 6th July: New model announced!

    I'm already paying for a family pack, which is £35 or something a year. I think this doubles it. As I share the account with my wife, the kids and a mate, it's not terrible value. Although they definitely need to stop drip-feeding the damn games. I could download every N64 title off the Internet...
  15. Other Classics getting butchered

    No it's not. It still exists. This does look absolutely shit though. What's with all these shitty fake English accents Hollywood films insist on at the moment, too?