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#1 2016-07-19 9:26am

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Stranger Things

New scary TV series kinda similar to Goonies, has 4 kids on bmx as main characters.
http://empireonline.media/jpg/50/0/0/640/480/aspectfit/0/0/0/0/0/0/c/features/57869a31823490d062667985/netflix%20stranger%20things%20poster.jpg
Seems 2 of the bikes have banana seats, and 2 are regular bmx.

Pretty sure one is a sub rosa, as it is black and white..
Here is another.. http://i.onionstatic.com/avclub/5822/74/original/640.jpg
any help?

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#2 2016-07-19 10:23am

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Re: Stranger Things

Great series!,  supposed to be early 80's but I suspected a few bikes were more 90's.


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#3 2016-07-19 10:27am

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Re: Stranger Things

I will have to check it out.


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#4 2016-07-19 10:30am

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Re: Stranger Things

hmm will have to watch it.


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#5 2016-07-19 11:16am

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Re: Stranger Things

My wife says its like goonies/ET/X files set in the early 80's.


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#6 2016-07-19 12:17pm

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Re: Stranger Things

Does the non era correct bikes ruin it. I feel like its all i will be able to think about


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#7 2016-07-19 12:24pm

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Re: Stranger Things

squirrelsmith wrote:

Does the non era correct bikes ruin it. I feel like its all i will be able to think about

Maybe they are early prototypes.


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#8 2016-07-19 8:39pm

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My wife and I watched the whole series this weekend. I immediately pointed out how bummed out I was that at least two of the bikes were way out of the era. Was distracting for me since they have soooo much screen time. Would not have been hard to use correct bikes in the show. They take care to get the vehicles, clothes, packaging, music (mostly) accurate.

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#9 2016-07-19 9:59pm

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Re: Stranger Things


That chit will buff out

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#10 2016-07-19 10:55pm

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Re: Stranger Things

Irata wrote:

My wife and I watched the whole series this weekend. I immediately pointed out how bummed out I was that at least two of the bikes were way out of the era. Was distracting for me since they have soooo much screen time. Would not have been hard to use correct bikes in the show. They take care to get the vehicles, clothes, packaging, music (mostly) accurate.

yeah thats pretty shitty


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#11 2016-07-20 6:46pm

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New Netflix series is all about kids, bikes, mystery, thriller, horror, 80's vibe and a cool soundtrack. If you liked ET, The Goonies, as well as The Twilight Zone and X Files, you'll dig it. And there are a lot of bike scenes too.......

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#12 2016-07-20 6:48pm

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Re: Stranger Things

Just saw this post, I just posted about it in BMX in Films category...... cool

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#13 2016-07-20 6:48pm

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Re: Stranger Things

Hmmmm, might check it out.


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#14 2016-07-20 6:49pm

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Re: Stranger Things

Oh and it's a cool show. Already watched them all.........

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#15 2016-07-20 6:49pm

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Re: Stranger Things

Going to check this series out. smile


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#16 2016-07-20 7:11pm

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Re: Stranger Things

I binged it in one day. Cool show.


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#17 2016-07-20 7:30pm

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Re: Stranger Things

I just have the last episode left. Cool show but the bikes suck.


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#18 2016-07-21 1:27am

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Re: Stranger Things

Gonna sit with my daughters and watch it, I will try to avoid eye contact with the incorrect bikes....but when setting a series or film in a particular time zone, surely it is only the things you use from that time zone that make it as such, odd to let the bikes slip through the net.


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#19 2016-07-21 5:54am

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Re: Stranger Things

hmmm, I guess I will have to check it out good SIr


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#20 2016-07-21 9:14am

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Re: Stranger Things

Watched 2 episodes so far.  Really cool. cool

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#21 2016-07-21 7:32pm

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Re: Stranger Things

brackett wrote:

I just have the last episode left. Cool show but the bikes suck.

+1


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#22 2016-07-22 5:18am

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Re: Stranger Things

Watched first two episodes last night, we enjoyed them, bikes suck a little but doesn't detract from what is a decent watch.


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#23 2016-07-22 8:53am

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Re: Stranger Things

Owen at Bike Farm in Austin said one time he had someone come in and ask for and buy era-correct bikes for a movie.


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#24 2016-07-22 9:09am

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Re: Stranger Things

Watched 2 more last night. cool

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#25 2016-07-22 3:32pm

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Re: Stranger Things

My best friend recommended I watch this show just yesterday.  Gary recommendation + best friend recommendation = will do


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