Top Gun 2: I feel the need, the need for Geritol

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Top Gun 2: I feel the need, the need for Geritol

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:46 am

Seriously though, does this guy age?

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https://edition.cnn.com/2018/05/31/ente ... index.html

Top Gun was released in 1986, 32 years ago.

There's a mini controversy about what kind of plane he will fly:

http://www.scmp.com/news/world/united-s ... ovie-going

The poster shows a Super Hornet, which is what I worked on in Pax River, MD after leaving Japan. It was still being tested in those days so it was the latest thing at the time (late 90s). The F-35 people think it should be their plane because it's newer. The F-14s he flew in the original are long gone.

His co-star in 86, Val Kilmer is showing his age.
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Re: Top Gun 2: I feel the need, the need for Geritol

Post by Doctor X » Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:06 am

Val could not fit in a plane.

Their volleyball game would be tragic rather than homoerotic.

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Post by Grammatron » Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:58 pm

Doctor X wrote:Val could not fit in a plane.

Their volleyball game would be tragic rather than homoerotic.

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Bears can play volleyball

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Post by Grammatron » Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:00 pm

Anaxagoras wrote: There's a mini controversy about what kind of plane he will fly:

http://www.scmp.com/news/world/united-s ... ovie-going

The poster shows a Super Hornet, which is what I worked on in Pax River, MD after leaving Japan. It was still being tested in those days so it was the latest thing at the time (late 90s). The F-35 people think it should be their plane because it's newer. The F-14s he flew in the original are long gone.

His co-star in 86, Val Kilmer is showing his age.
What do they use in Top Gun school(s) today?

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Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:46 pm

Apparently today they use Hornets and Super Hornets. (F-18 C and E respectively) And the 2-seater versions (D and F), which are for training. Only training squadrons have 2-seaters.

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Post by sparks » Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:02 pm

Not to worry, Tom has special protection from aging via this Thetans and all that other L. Ron Hubris.
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Post by Doctor X » Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:37 am

Grammatron wrote:Bears can play volleyball
Bears have muscle.

Just ask Your Mom.

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Re: Top Gun 2: I feel the need, the need for Geritol

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:21 am

Grammatron wrote:
Doctor X wrote:Val could not fit in a plane.

Their volleyball game would be tragic rather than homoerotic.

--J.D.
Bears can play volleyball
Yeah, but when they do it often goes wrong. Just let them win, rather like wookies...


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Re: Top Gun 2: I feel the need, the need for Geritol

Post by Grammatron » Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:59 pm

Doctor X wrote:Val could not fit in a plane.

Their volleyball game would be tragic rather than homoerotic.

--J.D.
Actually he lost a bit of weight but apperently had some throat/mouth/neck cancer that he was treated for. He's in a bit of rough shape but he is signed on for the new Top Gun 2.

Kind of hard to watch :(


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Re: Top Gun 2: I feel the need, the need for Geritol

Post by ed » Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:26 pm

I really liked Val. Then I read about what a dick he is. Karma sucks.
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