Chat Archive 6/15/2020

The text of our Charlie Chan Family Chat for June 15, 2020

Phantom of Chinatown

Lost City of the Jungle (Chapter 11)

Mike in DC

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Mike in DC: Hello Matt!

Matt1: Hello Mike!

Matt1: No “R”?

Mike in DC: Well, she’s here just finishing dinner…but has to go to a meeting. I’ll be solo this evening.

Matt1: Very good…..How are things in DC….Calmed down a bit?

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Matt1: Hello Rush!

Mike in DC: Yes…everything in good order.

Mike in DC: Hey Rush2. 🙂

Matt1: How is life on the road?

Rush2: Good eveni v from higway 35 heading toward Des Moi we!

Rush2: Sorry about typos!

Matt1: Good trip thus far?

Rush2: Using my phone.

Mike in DC: Hope the trip is going well!

Rush2: Yes! Weirdly, we left home yesterday!

Rush2: 2

Mike in DC: How many days will it take?

Rush2: 3 a.m. departure.

Matt1: Yikes!

Mike in DC: ooooo. 

Rush2: On the road since 2 this morning.

Rush2: From Albuquerque.

Matt1: Holy cow….when do you sleep?

Rush2: Not too much!

Matt1: When are you planning to arrive, tomorrow?

Rush2: Later arrival in Bettendorf tonight…sleep in tomorrow!

Mike in DC: Is Bettendorf your destination?

Rush2: Matt, thank you for officiating tonight

Rush2: Yes.

Matt1: Happy to help get things rolling

Rush2: Seeing our home tomorrow.

Matt1: Very exciting!

Rush2: Yes.

Matt1: Has everyone seen it in person yet?

Rush2: Beautiful driving day today.

Mike in DC: Glad you’ve had good weather!

Rush2: Beeutiful right now.

Rush2: Hard to “text” in a moving car!

Matt1: As long as you’re NOT driving the car!

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Matt1: Hello PF!

Rush2: Marie’s driving right now!

Matt1: Hello Marie!

Mike in DC: If you’re driving through Oklahoma, you can break out some Rodgers & Hammerstein…

Mike in DC: Hello PF!

Rush2: Hi, PF!

Pinkflamingo: Hi guys

Rush2: Great to see you back!

Pinkflamingo: Thanks

Rush2: Tonight I am just dropping by as we are litterLly on the road.

Matt1: Shall we start Lost City at 7:45PM?

Rush2: Matt, could you copy tonight’s chat text, please?

Matt1: Link above chat room

Matt1: Yes, I will send either tonight or tomorrow

Rush2: That is usually my ritual at the end our evenings!

Matt1: Be sure to cue the at the 31:45 mark

Rush2: Also, as you can see, I put three weeks worth of chats via links above

Pinkflamingo: I have lost city on you tube but it says part 1 2 &3. Not chapter. Any one knows why?

Rush2: TYSM.

Mike in DC: Mine sez “Lost City of the Jungle 1946–Part 3” PF

Matt1: Thatts the one PF…..cue the film at 31:45 though

Matt1: San Francisco

Rush2: PF, you want “part 4” but then skip ahead to the minutes mark as noted.

Matt1: We’ll start in 3 minutes

Rush2: Part THREE.

Pinkflamingo: Thanks now I have it

Rush2: Sorry, tough to type in a moving car

Matt1: Good to go, Mike?

Mike in DC: Yes! All set.

Mike in DC: Just got Apple TV, so tonight we’re on the “big screen” for the first time!

Matt1: 2 minutes!

Matt1: Very nice!

Rush2: On our way home we will be stopping at Lake Tahoe for a few days.

Mike in DC: Can’t wait for the graduation music/World Peace Federation

Mike in DC: OH Rush. That will be a treat!

Matt1: ONE minute!

Rush2: On our way home we will be stopping at Lake Tahoe for a few days.

Matt1: 45 seconds!

Matt1: 30 seconds!

Rush2: Sorry for the repeated post there.

Matt1: 15….

Matt1: 10…

Matt1: 5….

Matt1: GO!

Rush2: GONG…

Rush2: 🙂

Rush2: Well…please enjoy the evening.

Matt1: Safe travels Rush!

Matt1: Enjoy!

Rush2: My phone is very low on power…

Mike in DC: Take care…safe travels!

Pinkflamingo: Thanks. Have a safe trip

Rush2: Take care…be safe and HAPPY.

Rush2: Good night…TY ALL SM.

Matt1: Remind me folks, we need to stop the clip tonight at the 46:45 mark!

Mike in DC: OK, Chief!

Mike in DC: He just took it?

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Mike in DC: This is trying hard to be Casablanca

Matt1: I was thinking the same thing….familiar

Matt1: This cop just needs a cigar

Mike in DC: He’s from “Meeting at Midnight?”

Matt1: Yes, the one that gets killed on the couch?

Mike in DC: Patience is a virtue, Doc

Matt1: What’s the worse that could happen?

Matt1: Oh, drums!

Mike in DC: Dudes with spears. Not good.

Mike in DC: We will take you to the temple of the rocks. Then we will eat you.

Matt1: Yikes

Matt1: Say Ahhhhhhh

Mike in DC: Hm. What a GREAT time for a cloudy day

Matt1: That’s where we’ll pause

Mike in DC: Gee. I hope he didn’t lose his head in the excitement.

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Matt1: Hwllo NT!

Nothere: Hey all

Mike in DC: Hi NT

Matt1: We’re about 10 minutes until showtime….link is above chatroom if you don’t have a copy

Mike in DC: Where do we cue the film? Monogram logo?

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Matt1: Loading now

Matt1: Hello Paul!

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Matt1: Cue to Opening Title, please

Matt1: Hello CD!

PaulM: good evening

Cdirus: Hi guys!

Matt1: “Phantom of Chinatown”

Mike in DC: Hi CD and Paul

Nothere: Hey newbbes.

Matt1: 5 minutes until we start!

Matt1: 4 minutes…..please cue to Opening Title


Matt1: 3 minutes!

Matt1: We all ready?

Mike in DC: Vrrooooom

Cdirus: Ready!

Mike in DC: Engines started!

Matt1: TWO minutes!….tic-toc

Mike in DC: Keye Luke gets top billing for a change!

Matt1: ONE minute…..CRUNCH Time!

Matt1: 45 seconds….

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Godwinshelley2: im cued

Matt1: 30 seconds!

Cdirus: Hi GS

Godwinshelley2: hi

Mike in DC: GS!

Matt1: 15 seconds….

Matt1: 10…..

Nothere: Hey gs

Matt1: 5….

Matt1: GO!

Godwinshelley2: Quick crossfade at the beginning

Mike in DC: Faux-Chinese music

Matt1: Hello GS!

Godwinshelley2: I hope I got the dvd right – Phantom of Chinatown?

Matt1: Yes!

Nothere: So the Phantom of Mattaatown.

Godwinshelley2: Does that tie really go with his suit?

Matt1: Johnny!

Nothere: Whose tie Dr. BEnsons?

Godwinshelley2: Yes – the paisley with the pinstripe?

Matt1: Looks like Chans PJ’s

Pinkflamingo: Does this movie gave the disclaimer that no animals were hurt during the making of this film. With all the slapping and whatever going on

Godwinshelley2: Maybe it’s a diamond pattern instead of paisley – still has a lot of texture going on

Nothere: So wahat about the lady front row left? We like her outfit?

Godwinshelley2: I missed her

Nothere: Louise

Nothere: Has a feathe in her cap

Nothere: We caught the pharoh in the bathroom.

Mike in DC: Delicately opening the centuries-old relic…

Godwinshelley2: There is a gift exchange at HP Lovecraft Historical Society – and I am thinking of doing something pyramidal -since HP Lovecraft worked with Houdini about Escape from the Pharohs

Matt1: Looks like they needed the Weather Channel App

Nothere: Theysaid he was an archeologist. No one said he was a good one.

Pinkflamingo: Watch that photographer. Think he’s going to be trouble

Matt1: <cough>

Nothere: So your a member of the society God?

Mike in DC: Does Mason rate a tincan?

Godwinshelley2: A lifetime member

Pinkflamingo: Don’t drink don’t drink

Godwinshelley2: Their gift exchange is the highlight of my holiday season usually

Mike in DC: Oh oh.

Nothere: Well he die months before the film so that’s one long kick.

Mike in DC: *thud*

Godwinshelley2: I do like the suit on the lady

Mike in DC: True, NT. The can probably has a statute of limitations.

Matt1: Can was burried in the sand

Godwinshelley2: Any word on why Keye did this instead of Karloff?

Nothere: Prepare the new can

Matt1: <tin can>

Nothere: Lecture is over. Not long till Lous Long.

Pinkflamingo: Love Keyes mustache. Very dignified

Nothere: Why do I keep hearing someone say pop?

Matt1: Seems odd, no? NY

Matt1: NT

Nothere: Now Lotus don’t make that long face.

Nothere: A piece of apple pie as her whole lunch for a month? Someone fee that poor girl.

Matt1: Foo!

Mike in DC: LTF!

Nothere: LTF?

Mike in DC: Lee Tong Foo

Nothere: Ah. So is this a one way street?

Mike in DC: Who? The inspector? Street?

Nothere: Correct

Mike in DC: Street = not the sharpest knife in the drawer

Godwinshelley2: Usually it’s Chan inside and someone outside threatening him or his visitor

Nothere: Aha ut was Dutch Elm disease.

Mike in DC: CPR?

Mike in DC: How sweet. They both saw “light in the shrubbery.”

Nothere: Light on the shrubbery nudge nudge wink wink

Matt1: Sounds like a Python skit

Pinkflamingo: Think keye and I have to break up for the evening. Join you next week,,,have a good evening

Nothere: Night Pink

Mike in DC: Take care PF

Matt1: Take care PF!

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Mike in DC: “What shall we talk about?” “Scrolls.” What a ladies’ man…

Nothere: Have you seen the length of my scroll?

Nothere: And now a Spaceballs moment. Comb the dessert.

Godwinshelley2: A Brooks fan I see

Mike in DC: Is that a scroll in your pocket? Or are you just glad to see me?

Nothere: My scroll leads to Eternal Fire Mike

Nothere: So this guy wishes he had a cell phone camera

Mike in DC: Oh no

Nothere: Ah the old thrown knife bit. Always happens to someone next to Luke. Really need to wear anti knife armor.

Nothere: Do you think you can swim?

Mike in DC: Teefu?

Nothere: If hes gonna use that cleaver to make tea I don’t want any.

Mike in DC: Hello. Revered Elder speaking. May I help you?

Nothere: Sorry Revered Elder. I meant to call the Admired Elder.

Mike in DC: I’m sorry. I was trying to reach Despised Youth. I must have the Wong number.

Nothere: THe fate of China is in your hands. Health and happiness. Oh thanks Revered Elder.

Matt1: Mama Chan!

Mike in DC: OH. There she is!

Godwinshelley2: Same actress?

Godwinshelley2: Matt you are running a little ahead of us – are you using youtube?

Mike in DC: Probably got a job to pass the time until Charlie gets back from traveling the world.

Matt1: No, DVD

Nothere: With 13 kids? She jus needed an excuse to get out of the house.

Mike in DC: Was there day care in 1940?

Godwinshelley2: You just left the kids to their own devices

Godwinshelley2: The older kids took care of the younger

Nothere: Oh I’m sure she could find someone to watch them for a couple of hours.

Nothere: In any event. This is where I leave you. I may be a Phantom. But I’m not in Chinatown. And I am Nothere:)

Mike in DC: Great to see you Nothere again

Mike in DC: Have a good week

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hounder: hi soory i’m late. i’ve been on the phone with dierct tv sinve 730

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Godwinshelley2: Not exactly ah hospital bed with that headboard and footboard

Mike in DC: Oof…in any case welcome!

Godwinshelley2: Ugh – hate it when I have to call utilities

Mike in DC: Hello hounder and Angel!

angel: Sorry I’M late TOO! Can Hounder & me enter a joint plea?

angel: Actually me, Hounder & Fox? Three on a plea?

hounder: i plead guilty

angel: I plead more guilty.

hounder: hi angel

angel: Fox says to throw him to the wolves.

Matt1: Sorry I missed your entry Hounder and Angel!

angel: Hounder, nice to “see” you! We’ll be using Cell technology in Radio Prison!

angel: GS: Don’t call them utilities. It gives them the advantage.

angel: Where’s Rachel? Where’s all the distaff, if i may be so blod?

angel: Yes, i said blod. I meant blod.

angel: Any tetragene go off tonight?

hounder: where i live w’ll be using morse code. cell technology is trying to pass this area by

angel: H: just ask a kid if you can use one of their own devices.

hounder: not a deivice problem it’s a signal problem that will get worse if 3g goes away.

Godwinshelley2: What if he hadn’t developed it yet

Matt1: The End!

angel: Maybe if you stand on the Temple of the Rocks. Or the Roxy. Get a kid to hold the antenna.

Mike in DC: *smooch*

Matt1: Next week-Murder Over NY!

Mike in DC: <kids-yeah>

Mike in DC: Adios, Mr. Wong

angel: And so we bid farewell? Seems like we just got here, & now those kids are yelling. Next week, certainment?

Mike in DC: Angel, you get tetragene next week!

Matt1: <yee-haw>

Cdirus: See you guys next week!

hounder: we’d need a monolithe with an antenna on top

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angel: Boris, we hardly knew you in that makeup. Next week we bring the monolith!

Matt1: Take care folks and I hope you have a great week!

angel: By monorail!

hounder: rush, when do you head to iowa?

Mike in DC: Good evening everyone. See you next week. Stay safe!

hounder: nite cd

Mike in DC: hounder, Rush is en-route as we “speak.”

Godwinshelley2: Rush is out of town?

hounder: nite mile

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Godwinshelley2: Which “I” state is he going to/

Mike in DC: Battendorf, IA

hounder: ah. safe travels to him and his family. thanks for filling in for him.

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Godwinshelley2: Have a safe week everyone

Mike in DC: Matt was tonight’s MC…expert job, too. 🙂

Mike in DC: Good night all!

Godwinshelley2: Yes – I find that countdown hard to do – almost need 4 arms to get it all down

Godwinshelley2: night all

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hounder: nite everyone. safe week

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