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Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby Takeo Saeki » Sat 05.13.2006 5:16 pm

I am not sure if this thread will be viewed as too far off-topic, but I figure that if a thread about American slang can get away with existing (no offense, Machina Maw-chan!), this will be fine.

Click this link to view the news story.

Sad, isn't it? He was only 59 years old.
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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby Sachi » Sat 05.13.2006 5:36 pm

That is pretty sad. I never heard that story; kinda creepy! ;)

and for the url thing, just do this (without spaces):

[ url = http://www.thejapanesepage.com ] TJP [ / url ]

It should look like

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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby Takeo Saeki » Sat 05.13.2006 5:42 pm

You never saw the Amityville Horror movies or read the book? You should check them out; they're pretty good.

And thanks for the info on the tiny link thing! :)
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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby Sachi » Sat 05.13.2006 5:49 pm

I think I will :) I need a new good book to read...

And no prob ;)
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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby kanadajin » Sat 05.13.2006 5:52 pm

I've seen the Amityville Horror movie (yes I know theres more then 1) I never knew some one lived in that house. I knew it was a real house, But someone lived there?
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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby Takeo Saeki » Sat 05.13.2006 5:54 pm

The book was the best thing, in my opinion. The 1979 movie was awesome, too. Although I must confess, I have never seen the 2005 remake. But stay away from Amityville 3D; that one sucks. Amityville 2: The Possession is alright... It seems like half the population likes it and the other half doesn't. I found it ok, but it wasn't fantastic. And a lot of the details were screwed up. They didn't even use the name DeFeo, and they stretched the actual events to a ridiculous extent in favor of flashy special effects and dramatic moments. It was alright as a movie, but it stunk as an adaptation of actual events.
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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby Sachi » Sat 05.13.2006 5:59 pm

I'll definately look for it next time I go to the bookstore ;) I like scary stories (but not usually movies ^^; ) Thanks!
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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby Ebuka Valentine Nrialike » Sat 05.13.2006 6:44 pm

so sad. i havent heard or the movies or the books, they sound creepy
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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby nikonikoniko » Sat 05.13.2006 7:27 pm

Takeo Saeki wrote:They didn't even use the name DeFeo, and they stretched the actual events to a ridiculous extent


Which actual events are those?
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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby AJBryant » Sat 05.13.2006 7:39 pm

The whole thing was a rather well-documented fraud.

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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby punkgrl326 » Sat 05.13.2006 11:27 pm

Actually the book was based on actual events, but it stretched the truth so much that people started to think it was a hoax. My pre-med teacher lives in Amityville. She said it's a nice place, but it's too quiet. Creepy :|
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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby Seijiro Hiko » Sun 05.14.2006 12:18 am

I just finished watching the newest movie with one of my friends and based on what I know, it seemed to fit to actual events fairly well and the movie itself was pretty good.
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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby AJBryant » Sun 05.14.2006 12:39 am

No, I mean the original story was bogus. Total fabrication.

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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby jinksys » Sun 05.14.2006 3:12 am

AJBryant wrote:
No, I mean the original story was bogus. Total fabrication.

Tony


If you are referring to Butch DeFeo being possessed by demons, yes that's untrue. He said so himself. But the murders were very real.


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RE: Former owner of Amityville house has died

Postby Machina Maw » Sun 05.14.2006 3:23 am

Lol. No offense taken :D


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