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@  TheMightyMol... : (17 November 2019 - 04:43 PM)

Here we can buy two and get one free, but at least two of them are gonna be the same toy, because lol distribution.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2019 - 01:01 PM)

In the U.K., it’s more like you but two, you only get one given how expensive they are.

@  RichardT1977 : (17 November 2019 - 11:38 AM)

Transformers are Buy 2 Get 1 free at Target this week.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2019 - 04:29 AM)

2019 has been one long South Park episode.

@  Sjogre : (16 November 2019 - 10:46 PM)

Okay, that actually sounds pretty fun.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 November 2019 - 12:49 PM)

It was set in the forties, featured Nazi's as the villains and had Kiko fight mostly Ice Age animals and a mythical dragon that now ruled the island guarding Kongs treasure.

@  Paladin : (15 November 2019 - 11:37 AM)

and it was ALSO eleven hours long.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 November 2019 - 10:55 AM)

In a alternate reality Peter Jackson made Son of Kong.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 November 2019 - 09:30 AM)

To be fair to boba: everyone else to go into the sarlacc was a sacrifice. Stripped almost naked and tossed, and didn't have body armor, a jetpack and a weapon.

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 November 2019 - 06:54 AM)

Nah, he just has to keep up his plot insurance payments so he can shoot his way out of the Sarlacc again.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 November 2019 - 02:59 AM)

Funny, but everyone knows he bounty hunts for Jabba Hutt to finance his 'Vette.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 November 2019 - 02:54 AM)

Okay.. Not sure why.. but streaming is harder than jsut playing the game.. even though that's pretty much what I was doing.

@  Xellos : (14 November 2019 - 06:47 PM)

What type of vehicle does Boba Fett use for time travel? A Man-DeLorean.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 03:55 PM)

Admittedly, it's been a long time since I've been to a walk-in clinic, as I tend not to get sick (and the one time I do every 4-5 years, I prefer just riding it out at home), but the last time I went I'm pretty sure you could just show up, no appointment. It may be different in Quebec,though

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:36 PM)

One thing to note about health insurance in Germany is that we have a two-class system: mandatory health insurance is basically the economy class, while private health insurance is the business class.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:32 PM)

My local doctor is actually a shared office with several doctors where you will get randomly assigned to one of the doctors available that day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:30 PM)

Also, employers are required by law to cover part of their employees' health insurance fees, so I only have to pay my part.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:28 PM)

Basic examinations and sick notes (known as "work-inability certificates" in Germany) for the employer are covered by our health insurances by default.

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 November 2019 - 12:02 PM)

Around here, we can go to a walk-in clinic whenever, but might have to wait in the queue until there's a doctor available, which can take hours on a busy day. And then hope our insurance will cover anything.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 November 2019 - 07:38 AM)

There actually are a good number of clinics around here: but the walk ins require an appointment (what?) and are only done once a week. IF you can get an appointment, you see a doctor usually within 40 minutes, but good luck getting the appointment.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

Depending on the day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

We have family doctors (called "house doctors") with regular office hours where you may need an hour or two of waiting time.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 12:50 AM)

Two weeks? That seems a little long; are there not a lot of walk-in clinics around you?

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 07:01 PM)

Does germany make it quick and easy to see a doctor too? Cause an emergency doctor visit can take two weeks out here, and an emergency ROOM visit can take 18-24 hours.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:43 PM)

(Good thing is, under German law, if you call in sick during your vacation and see a doctor immediately, you get to keep your vacation days.)

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:42 PM)

Too bad. My plans wee to do two more overtime hours before having my last day of vacation for the year on Friday. Oh well.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:41 PM)

So I'm currently on medical leave for a particularly stupid reason: Burned my back with a hot-water bag while sleeping last night. Though the doctor said I'm hardly the first person to have this happen to them.

@  Patch : (13 November 2019 - 06:11 PM)

Just a particularly odious example of the 90s era of depicting transgender women as either the subject of crude humor, or "Jerry Springer" material.

@  Ashley : (13 November 2019 - 04:55 PM)

I think Ace Ventura legit contributed to me spending years in self denial. I will never be ok with Jim Carrey.

@  Benbot : (13 November 2019 - 01:22 PM)

I thought he since changed his tune.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 November 2019 - 12:51 PM)

Jim Carry Paladin?

@  Maximus Ambus : (13 November 2019 - 12:22 PM)

Don't doubt what he can do. Sonic the Hedgehog!

@  Paladin : (13 November 2019 - 11:51 AM)

not giving a dime to a transphobic antivaxxer.

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 11:25 AM)

It'll be a terrible movie if jim carrey phones it in. Otherwise it should be decent.

@  Paladin : (13 November 2019 - 10:45 AM)

sonics' still gonna be a terrible movie but at least they whined loud enough to make him look passable for a 2-minute trailer. "yay."

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:37 AM)

But of course to annoying people there's no such thing as different decisions made for different reasons, there is only "I like it so it's right" and "I don't like it so it's wrong."

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:35 AM)

Even if we pretend it's objective truth that they were both bad, then they were bad in very different ways.

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:33 AM)

Sonic's previous movie design looked genuinely bad. The Transformers '07 designs just looked insufficiently like what certain loud and obnoxious parts of the fandom think Transformers are required to always look like.

@  Otaku : (13 November 2019 - 08:50 AM)

Um... Purple Monkey Dishwasher?

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 November 2019 - 08:25 AM)

Do we really need to have Every Movie Transformer Thread Ever in the Squawkbox?

@  Bass X0 : (13 November 2019 - 08:13 AM)

Sure it made money but that doesn’t mean it has appealing character designs. Lot of god awful fugly faces in the Transformers movies.

@  Otaku : (12 November 2019 - 08:25 PM)

@Liege My issue with Transformers (2007) were elements I thought were unnecessary.  I know it was supposed to just be a joke, but I didn't ever need to hear about "Sam's Happy Time". >.> Which, being in awe of the first "live action" TF-film, didn't even register until I'd already purchased and watched it on DVD a few times (after seeing it in theaters 3 times).

@  Liege : (12 November 2019 - 08:22 PM)

For all the Bayisms in the 07 movie, it was tempered by Spielberg as producer. Designs aside it was an enjoyable popcorn blockbuster about a boy and his first car who happens to be an alien from another planet. They sequels are just Bay going unchecked after he proved how much bank he could bring in.

@  TM2-Megatron : (12 November 2019 - 07:12 PM)

I didn't find the designs in the '07 movie to be that bad, personally. What got really offputting was how Cybertronians in general become such huge a-holes in the later films; the designs were very much secondary to their horrible personalities

@  Sabrblade : (12 November 2019 - 06:59 PM)

And yet, Transformers still broke the bank at the box office, opened up the brand to a whole new generation of fans, shot the brand up to mainstream appeal, and enabled all kinds of new collector-oriented lines and other avenues to come about. Not saying Sonic's movie will do the same for his series, but the 2007 TF movie certainly did more good than harm.

@  Bass X0 : (12 November 2019 - 06:09 PM)

Paramount changed Sonic due to fan backlash but refused to redo Transformers 2007 with new cgi appearances based on their classic forms everyone’s knows and loves, and can relate to. Trailer 1 Sonic is as appealing a design as 2007 Bumblebee...

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 November 2019 - 02:14 PM)

I don't. They're a pain in the ass to repair.

@  Benbot : (12 November 2019 - 12:48 PM)

I wish car companies would bring back flip up headlights

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 November 2019 - 09:07 AM)

Wear a hazmat suit. It's Walmart, they're used to weird.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 November 2019 - 07:54 AM)

2 inches of snow on the side of the house, 2 feet of snow on the deck. I hate this winter already.


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#361 Autobot Bubbs

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 03:10 AM

They're just trying to misdirect speculation off the obvious final showdown with a resurrected Toffee.  By the end, it'll be revealed that he was behind everything.  Because he's the title character.  The Forces Of Evil.

Maybe like in the form of the bad horse?

And I still think there is NO possible way this can be wrapped up in 30 minutes.


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 03:27 AM

They're just trying to misdirect speculation off the obvious final showdown with a resurrected Toffee.  By the end, it'll be revealed that he was behind everything.  Because he's the title character.  The Forces Of Evil.


I love that idea! If only. If he does come back, I want Dexter voice actor for him instead of a stand-in. I'm pretty sure the 'Surprise' was a sample from season 1 Storming the Castle.

They still have to include Ludo in the finale too. Somehow. And the other Princesses.

Btw, there's videos of the other 13 Queens and I didn't know about it! It was from a book from last year?

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 06:44 AM

There was a book that detailed all the queens.  Here it is.

https://www.amazon.c.../dp/136802050X/


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 07:33 AM

Yeah, there was a contest before where Dancy gave coordinates where the first person to get to the place gets a set of 13 tarot cards with the all the Queens.

Comet is the mother of Moon and her speciality is baking?

Sad about the male queen having the shortest entry. I actually want to see more of his wand, if it's possibly related to Toffee. Also, he has a squad.

Was it mentioned in the show that Star's descriptor is Star the Underestimated? I feel like I heard it before.

Skywin (spelling) seems to be one of the strongest queen but I don't know how the order is. Is she the pilgrim Mewman? The very first magic user that Glossyrick (spelling) gave the wand to?


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 10:24 AM

Well, the 13 known queens.  The book starts off with a disclaimer that an older book existed but was utterly destroyed, and no one could remember who the previous queens were.

 

That said, in light of Glossaryk's little field trip with Meteora, the "there was an older book" bit may have been a lie (maybe even old to them BY Glossaryk) to cover up the fact that none of the original Mewmans could recall a previous life after traveling through The Magic.

 

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 07:35 AM

Now I want a spin off 


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Posted 19 May 2019 - 08:53 AM

Yeah, me too. It was a nice ending. But left it in a fashion where there is a lot of unknowns.

I do want the
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Posted 19 May 2019 - 08:59 AM

Kinda brave to have
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Posted 19 May 2019 - 09:10 AM

https://www.pastemag...ies-run-as.html

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 10:17 AM

Blarg, why why why?!? I don't like some stuff about it (missing some stuff) and I hate the resolution of the mech battle. But the running time was great, I have to admit, aaaaw

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 10:57 AM

Have to say though I did not find it as emotional as the final battle in the last season finale.  I still cry when it looks like Eclipsa kills Meteora.


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Posted 19 May 2019 - 11:46 AM

Agreed. The last season finale was really awesome.

This was a nice conclusion though. I laughed at what happened to the
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Posted 19 May 2019 - 12:03 PM

This was a nice conclusion though. I laughed at what happened to the

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Oh yeah.....  Sadly though...

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 02:41 PM

GAAAAH.  Not only did they squeeze the credits, my DVR cut off just as the credits started.  Did anything actually happen, or was it just a freeze-frame of the last bit of the episode?  (Set up to grab the next available rerun, but that's Saturday.)

 

Anyway...

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 07:28 PM

This was a nice conclusion though. I laughed at what happened to the

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Oh yeah.....  Sadly though...

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Yeah :/

So did Janna sorta say she couldn't complete with Star for Marco's affections?

What of the wand spells?

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 08:47 PM

GAAAAH.  Not only did they squeeze the credits, my DVR cut off just as the credits started.  Did anything actually happen, or was it just a freeze-frame of the last bit of the episode?  (Set up to grab the next available rerun, but that's Saturday.)

The camera just pans up to the sky as the credits roll.  There is a blink and you miss it shooting star, but...that's it.

 

 

 

 

This was a nice conclusion though. I laughed at what happened to the

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Oh yeah.....  Sadly though...

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Yeah :/

So did Janna sorta say she couldn't complete with Star for Marco's affections?

What of the wand spells?

 

 

 

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Posted 20 May 2019 - 06:22 AM

ArgGameofThroneSigh

There's stuff I want more of, darn it. If only they didn't waste eps on stupid stuff in the first season.

So what's next for Darin Nefcy?

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