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In My Basement, No One Can Hear You Scream

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There’s a scene in Aliens (one of my favorite movies  ever, btw) where Ripley heads down to the substation area to rescue Newt. She comes across the Alien Queen and there appears to be this little  head game going on where the Queen seems to allow Ripley to take the girl. (After Ripley displays the might of her flame-thrower/M41-A Pulse Rifle.) The Queen waves off her little workers and Ripley starts backing away. Except right before they leave, one of the Face-hugger eggs opens up. And Ripley gives the Queen this “Oh, hell no” look and then sets fire to the whole place. Hilarity ensues. (Honestly, I’ve been scouring you-tube for that clip and I can’t very many clips from the movie, alas.) My point being? If I had a flame-thrower, I’d set fire to my house and walk away. Let’s take a look at the events of this week,… Read more