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For the uninitiated... A contingent of tropers (mostly from across America) holds regular get-togethers over the Interwebs on this site called Synchtube which lets individuals, such as ourselves, open and join in text-based chatrooms within typical web browsers (Firefox, Chrome, et. al.) that allow the chat participants to view YouTube videos in synchronization with everyone else present (without even needing to set up an account)... and we've decided to use said chatrooms to play cheeseball webvideos and feature-length movies found in the public domain which stretch all the way from letters B to Z, which everyone subsequently riffs on a la MST3K.

For over six years, everybody who gets involved mostly finds good enjoymentnote  in calling out tropes that are recognized in the videos and stories and coming up with jokes to fling back at whatever's happening on the screen, many of which turn into various in-jokes and running gags (a Coven Glossary is kept and maintained for everyone's help and convenience HERE) to repeat in the chat.

We're always looking for new ways to better coordinate and expand our activities and are more than happy to welcome newcomers interested in joining our gatherings.


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Edited by SeanMurrayI on Jun 25th 2019 at 12:37:37 PM

Aug 22nd 2012 at 1:57:37 PM

Our Next Feature Presentation: Love on a Leash (6/25)

Join Us Monday, June 25th @ ~8:00PM (US/EDT) Here: http://cytu.be/r/TroperCoven


For the uninitiated... A contingent of tropers (mostly from across America) holds regular get-togethers over the Interwebs on this site called Synchtube which lets individuals, such as ourselves, open and join in text-based chatrooms within typical web browsers (Firefox, Chrome, et. al.) that allow the chat participants to view YouTube videos in synchronization with everyone else present (without even needing to set up an account)... and we've decided to use said chatrooms to play cheeseball webvideos and feature-length movies found in the public domain which stretch all the way from letters B to Z, which everyone subsequently riffs on a la MST3K.

For over six years, everybody who gets involved mostly finds good enjoymentnote  in calling out tropes that are recognized in the videos and stories and coming up with jokes to fling back at whatever's happening on the screen, many of which turn into various in-jokes and running gags (a Coven Glossary is kept and maintained for everyone's help and convenience HERE) to repeat in the chat.

We're always looking for new ways to better coordinate and expand our activities and are more than happy to welcome newcomers interested in joining our gatherings.


Complete List of Past Features (and Their Respective Ratings)

Suggestions List for Future Features

Coven Glossary of In-Jokes, Memes, and Other Useful Terms to Know

Coven .gif Gallery (Our favorite moving images composed in the simplest of digital formats)

Edited by SeanMurrayI on Jun 25th 2019 at 12:37:37 PM

Tropers Watching Movies
Prometheus136 What's eatin' you, chief? from Yoknapatawpha County Relationship Status: It's so nice to be turned on again
What's eatin' you, chief?
Aug 22nd 2012 at 2:07:21 PM

   JOIN US JOIN US JOIN US JOIN US JOIN US JOIN US JOIN US JOIN US JOIN US JOIN US   

Er... ahem. It's a ton of fun. I am SO looking forward to seeing Starcrash again. I'm actually giddy.

War is God.
zam Last Boy on Earth from Orlando, FL . Relationship Status: Heisenberg unreliable
Last Boy on Earth
Aug 22nd 2012 at 2:15:21 PM

[up]What he said. smile

So come on and riff with us pals.

All of time and space, anywhere and everywhere, any star that ever was. Where do you want to start?
Aug 22nd 2012 at 2:16:29 PM

Tonight (or whenever we get people together again), I was thinking of maybe dipping into some of the kung fu movies we could find, perhaps?

Maybe something like this?

Tropers Watching Movies
zam Last Boy on Earth from Orlando, FL . Relationship Status: Heisenberg unreliable
Last Boy on Earth
Aug 22nd 2012 at 2:20:36 PM

[up]Hmm? Anyone of you guys would be interested in Black Dynamite? I have it on my page Of course I mean watch it later in the week.

edited 22nd Aug '12 2:24:43 PM by zam

All of time and space, anywhere and everywhere, any star that ever was. Where do you want to start?
Balmung Chain Breaker from Nebraska, Free American Empire Relationship Status: Above such petty unnecessities
Aug 22nd 2012 at 2:33:45 PM

[up][up]Later in the week? I'm open to the possibility. I've seen Black Dynamite before and enjoyed it. My only concern is that we've been watching quite a few parody movies and "intentional camp" movies in the past few days; ideally, I'd like to mix everything up as much as possible and get a good variety of features.

Moreover, if we want some blaxspoitation fare, then why not go for the real deal?

EDIT: Oh man, I think screening THIS now needs to be a priority. The title alone...

edited 22nd Aug '12 2:56:10 PM by SeanMurrayI

Tropers Watching Movies
zam Last Boy on Earth from Orlando, FL . Relationship Status: Heisenberg unreliable
Last Boy on Earth
Aug 22nd 2012 at 3:07:22 PM

[up][up]Oh Lord what even is that? lol

All of time and space, anywhere and everywhere, any star that ever was. Where do you want to start?
Prometheus136 What's eatin' you, chief? from Yoknapatawpha County Relationship Status: It's so nice to be turned on again
What's eatin' you, chief?
Aug 22nd 2012 at 3:09:21 PM

Last night was quite the... something. It was campy fun for a while but then it got annoying. The AC/DC soundtrack didn't help.

What the hell was up with that kid anyway? Was he like the badass Clint Eastwood could only dream about? He didn't flinch at ANY of the bloodied corpses, didn't care when a man threatened to kill him, and was blowing bubbles shortly after coming to the gas station seemingly terrified.

War is God.
Bisected8 This is what happens when you're raised by birds from Her Hackette Cave Relationship Status: Crazy Cat Lady
This is what happens when you're raised by birds
Aug 22nd 2012 at 3:11:35 PM

I'm in! tongue

If you ask a baker for proof of bread, she shall rise!
Aug 22nd 2012 at 3:26:23 PM

[up][up][up]I haven't the faintest idea, beyond knowing that it's a blaxploitation movie with a more ridiculous title than Blacula and that I would very much like to see it for some twisted reason.

edited 22nd Aug '12 3:27:06 PM by SeanMurrayI

Tropers Watching Movies
Prometheus136 What's eatin' you, chief? from Yoknapatawpha County Relationship Status: It's so nice to be turned on again
What's eatin' you, chief?
Aug 22nd 2012 at 3:27:22 PM

We're watching Starcrash tonight right?

War is God.
Aug 22nd 2012 at 3:36:25 PM

Unfortunately, friends of mine that I want to have with us for Starcrash again won't be able to be with us tonight. But after one movie, if everybody else is still clamoring for Starcrash*

, then I'll play it for everybody else.

edited 22nd Aug '12 3:37:08 PM by SeanMurrayI

Tropers Watching Movies
Prometheus136 What's eatin' you, chief? from Yoknapatawpha County Relationship Status: It's so nice to be turned on again
What's eatin' you, chief?
Aug 22nd 2012 at 3:40:41 PM

Aw damn! Oh well. I can wait I suppose. You probably have a lot more bad movies.

How about Monster Shark/Devil Fish?

War is God.
Aug 22nd 2012 at 3:51:00 PM

I don't know, after Piranha and Piranha II, I kinda want to stay away from aquatic monster movies, at least until the weekend. It would certainly make good matinee feature before we watch Starcrash again (which we should do soon), but for now, I'd try to explore a genre we as a group have yet to touch, like Blaxploitation, Martial Arts, or Kaiju.

edited 22nd Aug '12 3:51:40 PM by SeanMurrayI

Tropers Watching Movies
Prometheus136 What's eatin' you, chief? from Yoknapatawpha County Relationship Status: It's so nice to be turned on again
What's eatin' you, chief?
Aug 22nd 2012 at 3:52:27 PM

I vote for Kaiju. We need to figure out a medium for all of us to vote.

War is God.
CompletelyNormalGuy Definitely not a weirdo from Seattle
Definitely not a weirdo
Aug 22nd 2012 at 4:05:15 PM

I'm with Prometheus on this one. I'd like to see a Kaiju. Preferably made by someone who doesn't know the meaning of the phrase "special effects budget."

No noodles here. Just bad movies. Join us.
Prometheus136 What's eatin' you, chief? from Yoknapatawpha County Relationship Status: It's so nice to be turned on again
What's eatin' you, chief?
Aug 22nd 2012 at 4:07:23 PM

[up]This and bad lip synching. And men in obvious rubber suits. And lots of sparks. And really obnoxious sound effects.

War is God.
Aug 22nd 2012 at 4:08:14 PM

[up]I've had Gamera v. Guiron on hand just for such a thing.

And, well, Synchtube lets us host polls.

We can always get a quick vote for main feature done when we start gathering there in, what, about 30 minutes, undoubtedly. Additionally, we can start getting in some kind of habit of voting for tomorrow's movie later in the same evening.

edited 22nd Aug '12 4:10:04 PM by SeanMurrayI

Tropers Watching Movies
PhysicalStamina i can't be bothered to make any new avatars from why are the roads so damn wide Relationship Status: It's so nice to be turned on again
i can't be bothered to make any new avatars
AStrayBard Sega's Last Hope from 867-5309 Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Aug 22nd 2012 at 4:39:33 PM

My synctube channel is now open, and a poll for tonight's movie has been started.

Come on in, the pre-show entertainment is just about to begin http://synchtu.be/SeanMurrayI

edited 22nd Aug '12 4:40:33 PM by SeanMurrayI

Tropers Watching Movies
Prometheus136 What's eatin' you, chief? from Yoknapatawpha County Relationship Status: It's so nice to be turned on again
What's eatin' you, chief?
Aug 22nd 2012 at 4:41:18 PM

(in raspy voice) Greetings new person. Welcome to the family.

We're thinking of watching a Kaiju movie tonight.

War is God.
eternalNoob Ded from yer mum Relationship Status: Longing for my OTP
Ded
Aug 23rd 2012 at 6:18:11 AM

I tried making a room, with a bad/great song marathon.

Yeah, never doing that again, anytime soo-who am I kidding.

If you wanna PM me, send it to my mrsunshinesprinkles account; this one is blorked.

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