I was thinking today: Participating in this forum comes with Achievements. What if watching MST3K itself also came with Achievements and/or Badges?
Watching the “Rock Climbing” sequence (Badge: A mountain)
Your first viewing of
Manos: The Hands of Fate (Badge: Torgo) Watching all episodes in order, start to finish (Badge: The moon logo)
5th time watching Time Chasers (Badge: Chinderwear)
Pod People 10 times without bathing (Badge: “It Stinks!” with OK hand sign)
Watching the Coleman Francis trilogy straight through without falling asleep (Badge: a cup of coffee)
Watching all the Commando Cody shorts in one sitting: this prototype of the 2nd generation iPod Shuffle:
Watch both Joe Don Baker features as a doubleheader (Badge: 6 pack of beer).
How about seeing and OWNING both versions of MST3K: The Home Game (this guy)
Badge: Movie Sign lights
Mighty Jack was about five minutes later.
Badge: Yellow Submarine
How about an ‘Irked Herc’ Badge?
Watching one of the episodes they’ve lost the rights to. Maybe a pirate flag, for no particular reason.
A cup of coffee is certainly appropriate, but something stronger might be in order for this feat. Maybe an icon of the person who holds the water bottle for a boxer after he’s been beaten silly? Or an icon of a hug, to pull the viewer back from the edge of existential despair.
I own 3 different copies of Manos and the sequels. How about “There is no way out?”
Yeah! I managed to see Godzilla vs Megalon before it was pulled. Woo hoo! I get a badge!
I think that deserves a “Keep Circulating the Tapes!” badge.