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Topic: Has anybody went for a full year without watching a Bond film?

I've wondered about this; it's quite interesting to me. How long can we go without Bond? We love (I would think most of) the films, but who here thinks maybe "too much is too much", and has gone for a full calendar year without seeing a single Bond film?

It's one thing I've considered doing, but there's ALWAYS one or more entries which I haven't re-visited for a while, and that makes me want to see them.

I welcome your thoughts on the matter.

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Re: Has anybody went for a full year without watching a Bond film?

I've done this several times over the years...sometimes by choice, sometimes through life getting in the way...

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Re: Has anybody went for a full year without watching a Bond film?

Never!

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I can't go a week without a fix of Bond.  ajb007/lol

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I don't know. I rotate Bond with my other film and series. I'd say six months at the longest?

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I went from August 2009 to October 2012.

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When i was about 12-13 years old, I wouldn't watch Bond at all outside of summer. That's when I'd do my marathon. Since then, i can't go a month without Bond!

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Asp9mm wrote:

I went from August 2009 to October 2012.

Yes, but you did not have electricity in your cave  ajb007/biggrin

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Re: Has anybody went for a full year without watching a Bond film?

Not sure, I may have in recent years. Not deliberately, but it's a drag seeing them on telly sometimes (they were repeated so often) and I don't have to get a DVD out.

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I've never made it through a whole year. I'm getting a headache just thinking about it! ajb007/lol

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I've never considered it... I think I didn't watch a Bond movie in 2009... these days I might go three or four months max.

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I have them on continuously!  They are all saved in BOTH my TiVo boxes, and in my iPhone X.  I am never far from a Bond movie, even if just on in the background as I am getting ready for work or a night out.

So the answer to the question is NO.

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ajb007/martini  +1 Strangeways
I too have them on all the time, on all sorts of media and now with the start of 4k releases
another excuse to buy and watch them all over again  ajb007/biggrin

“I didn’t lose a friend, I just realised I never had one.”

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I'm the kind of Bond fan who reads anything about Bond on a daily basis without a need to watch the movies.  My yearly viewing of OHMSS during the holidays ensures that a year doesn't pass without me watching at least one film, but there were some years I couldn't get around to doing that and among those years, there must have been at least one year that I didn't get in a Bond movie.  ...more sad, is that when I do pop in a Bond movie, I'd skip over some scenes, case in point with DAD, which I stopped watching once they were on board the North Korean plane, lol.

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I'm pretty sure that since I saw my first Bond film - which was about 22 years ago - there has never been a year that has gone by without watching a Bond film. Sometimes it feels like I haven't watched a Bond in ages, and then when I actually think about it it hasn't been that long at all. For instance, right now I feel like it's been a long time since I watched a Bond film, but then I see a post from less than three months ago where I mentioned that I had just re-watched DAD (Considering that the film was DAD, it's no wonder I'd forgotten about it  ajb007/shifty )

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Yes. In fact, longer than a year. I have all the films on DVD so can go to them whenever I wish. But I don't. I find myself watching other things, usually films from the '60s & '70s (my favourite eras). All Bonds are great but as I get older I prefer the Connery films for their pacing & the Moores for their wit & spectacle. Lazenby's film still remains my overall favourite.
But when April 2020 gets nearer I shall no doubt return to all the films in turn. Revisiting them will get me pumped up for the new film & reinvigorate my interest in Bond all over again. I just can't watch the films on a regular basis that's all. Less is more for me, I'm afraid.

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That's me, can't remember when I last opened my Box Set and watched a Bond Movie, now I do have a plan to start over or just after Christmas and New Year so I can watch them and catch up before No Time To Die in April 2020.

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It's been ten years since I marathoned them all. Over the last year, I had a brief phase when I saw maybe four. Really, I can go years, as I like to see something I haven't seen over something I have.

My Top 10 Bonds: Octopussy, Goldeneye, From Russia With Love, Tomorrow Never Dies, Licence to Kill, For Your Eyes Only, The Living Daylights, Moonraker, Goldfinger and The Spy Who Loved Me.