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Old Mar 21st 2020, 5:07 pm
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If the novel coronavirus has worn down the novelty of your usual streaming services, the National Film Board may be what you need. The 81-year-old Canadian public film agency has more than 4,000 titles available to stream for free at NFB.ca.
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Old Mar 21st 2020, 8:05 pm
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Juicy Jasmine and friends are doing a live webcam where for a small donation, they take requests, apparently.
Didnt get past the first three minutes!!
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Old Mar 21st 2020, 8:18 pm
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The jelly fish cam on Monterey Bay Aquarium page is very relaxing especially with the chill music attached to it

Highly recommend!
A bit like sitting watching a 60,s Lava Lamp.
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Old Mar 22nd 2020, 2:20 am
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Some alternative tv / film options
https://www.tvo.org/documentaries/browse
1,150 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns | Open Culture (other things to do on the site too)
https://www.popcornflix.com/pages/discover/d/movies
Classic Cinema Online (ignore the 'buy dvd' - you can watch them online)

I had another link to classic UK tv series and films (free) but can't find it (calling Bristol.. do you remember it?)
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Global Citizen and WHO #togetherathome live virtual concert performances from celebrity homes https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/con...ether-at-home/
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Old Mar 22nd 2020, 3:19 pm
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Originally Posted by Siouxie View Post
I had another link to classic UK tv series and films (free) but can't find it (calling Bristol.. do you remember it?)
Not a UK specific one, no.
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Old Mar 22nd 2020, 6:30 pm
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Other things to watch..........
Uk and US tv programs and films (movies) - filters on left to see different types of content and year of publication https://archive.org/details/classic_tv
https://www.nfb.ca/films/
https://movingimage.nls.uk/search

https://player.bfi.org.uk/free - you will need to use a vpn set to the UK to watch.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/ - I'm able to view without a vpn or iplayer... but they also have content available only on iplayer.
https://www.britishpathe.com/pages/collections short clips

for anyone still in the UK.. https://talkingpicturestv.co.uk/

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I am finding it hard to not become more crazy, I am finding I do not handle being stuck inside well and without being able to go out and about I start walking up the walls, doesn't help my wife is driving me bonkers.

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Card games online get a few people together and play virtual card games to pass the time.. some of these sites allow 'private rooms' that you can invite people to.. we could make a BE games room somewhere - even have tournaments!!

https://cardgames.io/yahtzee/
https://worldofcardgames.com/
https://www.cardzmania.com (allows chat)

Card / board and other games
https://www.playok.com/
Search Amateur Games Site Map
single / multiplayer https://zone.msn.com/en/general/arti...ntgid=hp_Nav_5
https://zone.msn.com/en/root/gamebro...1_0_1_0_0_0_25
https://www.aol.com/games/
https://poki.com
single / multiplayer https://www.miniclip.com/games/en/
multiplayer / w chat - https://vipeuchre.com/ and https://viphearts.com/ and https://vipspades.com/
https://play.google.com/store/apps/c.../GAME?hl=en_CA
https://www.trickstercards.com/home/spades/

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Old Mar 23rd 2020, 1:46 am
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Watch live streams - concerts / bands / artists....

https://www.billboard.com/articles/c...online-streams
https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/20/2...ee-coronavirus
https://www.nugs.net/
https://ultimateclassicrock.com/free...documentaries/
https://www.glamour.com/story/corona...-stuck-at-home
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 View Post
I am finding it hard to not become more crazy, I am finding I do not handle being stuck inside well and without being able to go out and about I start walking up the walls, doesn't help my wife is driving me bonkers.
Stephen has some good tips

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-51995...naging-anxiety
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https://www.zooniverse.org/projects Help out with a zooniverse (sometimes Universe .. sometimes submarine.. could be anywhere project!
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Old Apr 5th 2020, 4:12 am
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Found this on the BBC news today

How to see the world without leaving your home

Live streams of certain areas of the world.

The one of Times Square was eerily. In fact when I first looked at the feed, I thought the parking meters towards the bottom of the screen were cops/security checking for people.

The Lapland 360 degree is really cool as is the Northern Lights (if you rewind the feed you can some of the colours changing)

The one for Koh Samui got me annoyed as I could some people walking on the beach not social distancing plus I’m jealous because a week ago I was meant to be doing the same thing in Mexico
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Andrew Lloyd Webber allowing his musicals to be shown free. https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-...B8TBP22kptYyb8 I watched Joseph with Donny Osmond last night. It was a rather strange adaptation. Tim Minchin in Jesus Christ Superstar next week.
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