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@  tigerhawk : (18 January 2021 - 05:18 AM)

Or is the wound the Earth healing.

@  unluckiness : (18 January 2021 - 03:32 AM)

Healing is just destroying the wound

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 January 2021 - 06:08 PM)

But eventually destroys everything.

@  tigerhawk : (17 January 2021 - 05:03 PM)

Heals many wounds

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 January 2021 - 02:03 PM)

Time.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2021 - 07:53 AM)

I dunno, maybe. I'm not clairvoyant either...

@  Nevermore : (17 January 2021 - 04:30 AM)

Covid?

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2021 - 09:50 PM)

At this point, if I'm going to die then it won't be the wait what killed me. It didn't help any, mind you, but it's not what got me.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 January 2021 - 09:37 PM)

Technically we are all literally dying to play with our next figure.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2021 - 05:36 PM)

I am figuratively dying to play with that cheetor.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2021 - 04:39 PM)

Still waiting for my box from BBTS to arrive.

@  tigerhawk : (16 January 2021 - 04:29 PM)

Kingdoms is fantabulous and it's only the first wave.

@  tigerhawk : (12 January 2021 - 12:10 PM)

My Super Collection Megatron always had two left legs and I just discovered my Thrilling 30 Crosscut has two right hips.

@  Nevermore : (11 January 2021 - 07:56 PM)

Fortunately, it's only Netflix Hound, so not really much of a loss here.

@  Nevermore : (11 January 2021 - 07:55 PM)

So it's been a while since I've had a misassembled Transformers toy.

@  Echowarrior : (11 January 2021 - 10:02 AM)

More Micromasters would be welcome.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 January 2021 - 06:15 AM)

Instructions unclear, have more sports cars.

@  tigerhawk : (11 January 2021 - 01:57 AM)

Or they could make the other Micromasters of the teams they half assed.

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 January 2021 - 11:20 PM)

There should be a box set of eight Stakeouts.

@  Bass X0 : (10 January 2021 - 08:27 PM)

There should be a box-set of Thrust, Dirge and Ramjet. But I'm not expecting it.

@  Nevermore : (10 January 2021 - 07:51 PM)

I hope there are re-releases this year!

@  tigerhawk : (10 January 2021 - 03:59 PM)

I hope there's rereleases of Earthrise Ramjet, Dirge and Ratchet next year.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 January 2021 - 07:51 AM)

Oh no, he was loved. I'd argue he could have had a better life physically, but he was loved. Deeply.

@  Telly : (08 January 2021 - 01:42 AM)

as long s/he gave love and was loved, it was a good life

@  Echowarrior : (07 January 2021 - 11:10 PM)

Poor puppy. Poor kid.

@  CORVUS : (07 January 2021 - 03:04 PM)

My condolences :(

@  wonko the sane? : (07 January 2021 - 10:45 AM)

So: My sisters dog just had a heart attack and died... while her 12 year old son was walking him. Welcome to 2021 everybody!

@  Dekafox : (04 January 2021 - 07:24 PM)

Except they're Deceptican'ts usually.

@  Devcon : (04 January 2021 - 05:17 PM)

Depending on which dub: Either Decepticons or Decepticans.

@  Bass X0 : (04 January 2021 - 05:03 PM)

Deception is the French word for disappointment. What does that make the Decepticons in France?

@  Echowarrior : (03 January 2021 - 11:29 PM)

We're just tiny little specks, about the size of Mickey Rooney.

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 January 2021 - 04:33 PM)

It's a great big universe, and we're all really puny.

@  Rycochet : (03 January 2021 - 01:30 PM)

That's orbiting at nineteen miles a second, so it's reckoned, a sun that is the source of all our power

@  Rycochet : (03 January 2021 - 01:30 PM)

Just remember that you're standing on a planet that's evolving and revolving at nine hundred miles an hour.

@  TM2-Megatron : (02 January 2021 - 11:57 PM)

relative to the speed that it's swirling around the centre of the galaxy, its rotation is fairly slow

@  PlutoniumBoss : (02 January 2021 - 09:31 PM)

I'd like to make myself believe that planet Earth turns slowly.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 January 2021 - 07:21 PM)

The Earth moving gave us 2021.

@  ▲ndrusi : (02 January 2021 - 10:50 AM)

It does that.

@  tigerhawk : (02 January 2021 - 10:11 AM)

I think the Earth is moving.

@  Nevermore : (02 January 2021 - 06:35 AM)

Sunday evenings are awesome. Looking at the clock at 8 PM and thinking "I still have plenty of time before going to bed..."

@  Nevermore : (02 January 2021 - 06:33 AM)

Now I've been working permanent late shift for almost three years. Don't regret it one bit. One of the rare cases where the needs of the company overlap with my own preferences.

@  Nevermore : (02 January 2021 - 06:32 AM)

Before the permanent late shift was introduced three years ago (which I volunteered for as soon as the form became available), I always tended to plan my vacation for early shift weeks. Since the majority of the people in most departments prefer to work early shift and thus tended to plan their vacation for late shift weeks, there were usually enough slots available for me to get my request fulfilled.

@  TM2-Megatron : (01 January 2021 - 05:26 PM)

I was promoted last December, so this past year is my first with the company where I've been able to get whatever vacation I wanted. Instead of competing with 100 other people, there's now only 1 (out of 3 others who share my job) that's been in the building longer than me, and so has first dibs at weeks. It's pretty easy to work it out between ourselves before we give in our requests, though

@  TM2-Megatron : (01 January 2021 - 05:24 PM)

But there's also departments to consider, since we have a varieity of types of machines and not everyone is qualified to run everything. Altogether, there are a lot of ways you can get screwed

@  TM2-Megatron : (01 January 2021 - 05:21 PM)

So a few of the same rules, a few different ones. For regular employees, requests need to be in by January 15th. If they are, those are doled out based on seniority. You're only guaranteed 2 weeks in "prime time" (basically June, July, August). Anything submitted after January 15th is given out first come, first served based on availability

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (01 January 2021 - 02:39 PM)

So who said "Jumanji!"?

@  TheMightyMol... : (01 January 2021 - 08:20 AM)

I knew a woman at Target who was forced to use up her vacation time before she could qualify for maternity leave. Then they denied the leave because she technically hadn't been at work for two weeks beforehand.

@  Nevermore : (01 January 2021 - 04:21 AM)

Also, if you become sick during your vacation and you turn in a doctor's sick note, it means that you don't lose your vacation days, because according to the law, vacation is intended for recreation, not for recovery from sickness or injury.

@  Nevermore : (01 January 2021 - 04:00 AM)

Another priority is "vacation request for the next year turned in before the deadline". Like, you missed the deadline, you have to make do with what's left.

@  Nevermore : (01 January 2021 - 03:59 AM)

No, they prioritize vacation during school holidays for employees with school-age children. Also, only three of the six weeks during the summer holidays per employee so a larger number of employees can get their requests fulfilled.


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#28281 unluckiness

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Posted 05 August 2020 - 02:51 AM

why was there no option to keep the OG voice acting in REmake


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Posted 05 August 2020 - 09:54 PM

ROB Joins the fight got it today and it works

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Posted 06 August 2020 - 03:57 AM

As much as ROB ever worked, at least.



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Posted 06 August 2020 - 09:24 AM

You uncultured swines

 

In my day you had to be the richest kid on the block to get ROB (in someways you still do) only one kid in my school had it

And I got to play with it once and only ever seen two more in RL before I got mine both where collectors pieces in retro game stores not for sale

 

But mine was free so yeah


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Posted 06 August 2020 - 09:35 AM

In my day you had to be the richest kid on the block to get ROB (in someways you still do) only one kid in my school had it

Sounds like one of those things that aren't very good but rich people buy it to flaunt their wealth just because it's expensive.



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Posted 06 August 2020 - 12:06 PM

To have the full blown NES experience my friend Patrick was that kid lol

But it was my other friend who got Super Mario Bros 2 first

 

I spent many hours at his house playing it :D he also had Gobot Psycho that I also played with a lot at his house he is the reason I bought my Psycho recently


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Posted 06 August 2020 - 01:00 PM

imagine wasting your money on a shitty trojan horse that only worked with two hugging games because american toy stores didn't want to stock a 'video game console' anymore after the market crashed only two years previous


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Posted 06 August 2020 - 04:09 PM

Some one at Nintendo must have actually liked Rob enough to put him in Smash because I don't think anyone else was actually calling for him to join the fight.



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Posted 06 August 2020 - 04:16 PM

I mean, ROB's a big piece of gaming history, helping the industry recover from the Crash. But he's also kind of a giant piece of crap.



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Posted 06 August 2020 - 04:23 PM

A crash that only occurred in North America. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯


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Posted 06 August 2020 - 04:34 PM

Does being pedantic ever get tiring?



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Posted 06 August 2020 - 04:45 PM

I'm just tired of this revisionist history that ignores that video games existed outside of the US and Japan.


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Posted 06 August 2020 - 05:32 PM

hey Amercain games companies screwed up and caused a crash its a great lesson in what not to do and we could repeat it


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Posted 06 August 2020 - 06:06 PM

A crash that only occurred in North America. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

 

Yeah a crash that occurred in North America that had 0 repercussions outside of it OH WAIT NO!

 

The crash in 1983 had a significant impact on all sectors of the global video game market worldwide, and took several years to recover. The estimated US$42 billion market in 1982, including consoles, arcade, and personal computer games, dropped to US$14 billion by 1985, with a significant shift away from arcades and consoles to personal computer software in the years that followed.[47]

 

Yeah the crash in the main video game market affected the entire global market of video games until Japan came back and made video games fun again.  But no, you continue with the pedantic posting.  I have a solution for myself.

 

Ironbite-one I should've done a looooooooong time ago.


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Posted 08 August 2020 - 07:38 AM

 

Jesus Christ! I know it's a V-tuber video but seriously, look at how nightmarish that island is.



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Posted 08 August 2020 - 07:48 AM

Combined with the food in the middle, I'm remembering the Black Metal Vegan.



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Posted 08 August 2020 - 08:49 AM

Combined with the food in the middle, I'm remembering the Black Metal Vegan.

Not sure if making veganism better or black metal worse.



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Posted 08 August 2020 - 04:25 PM

i mean veganism isn't inherently bad? it's just the militant white vegans who want to shove veganism down the throat of everyone that are bad


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Posted 08 August 2020 - 04:27 PM

It's one of those things that's fine until self-righteous assholes get a hold of it.



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Posted 08 August 2020 - 05:10 PM

As is the case with many things.




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