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@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 04:21 PM)

I was using my account on another comptuer, and oddly it seemed to default to $US rather than converting it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 January 2020 - 02:02 PM)

You should be able to set eBay to display in your local currency, although personally I like to know the actual currency the item is listed in so I know if I need to account for forex fees or not

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:34 AM)

I'd also like to take the opportunity to say I despise Ebay for showing the list prices in US money.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:23 AM)

Well there is an overpriced limited edition, but I don't want to pay that much money for it.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:21 AM)

Well great. The one Usagi Yojimbo volume I don't have and it's out of stock.

@  Rycochet : (17 January 2020 - 06:15 PM)

I both love and hate that the Alien franchise seems to have had more luck finding a niche as a line of children's toys than it has at producing worthwhile films.

@  Donocropolis : (17 January 2020 - 06:35 AM)

I've seen them on the shelves at Walmart. They're pretty great looking retro Aliens toys. https://www.walmart....-Vary/934039489

@  fourteenwings : (17 January 2020 - 01:11 AM)

IIRC somebody on here mentioned an unbranded Alien toy a couple of weeks ago? It seems like it was actually part of a collection for the Alien movie series by Lanard. Mattel's making some stuff too.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 January 2020 - 03:12 PM)

Is it really a worse name than say, HMS Spanker?

@  Maximus Ambus : (16 January 2020 - 02:36 PM)

'Boaty McBoatface' was a actual thing?! Wow.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (14 January 2020 - 02:00 PM)

Might be worth bringing back this thread.

@  ThunderWear : (14 January 2020 - 01:53 PM)

Of course I had the idea to download all the pdfs like a week too late. Anyone got an archive?

@  Steevy Maximus : (14 January 2020 - 12:48 PM)

The Collector Club is dead. Seems like it all came down shortly after New Year

@  ThunderWear : (13 January 2020 - 11:06 PM)

I can't get to the collector club website. anyone else? I was literally going to download all the fiction to finish reading.

@  Maximus Ambus : (13 January 2020 - 04:50 AM)

News today is all 'there's a CHANCE it would snow in July' and 'dogs COULD bite back'.

@  Benbot : (12 January 2020 - 10:05 PM)

Holy crap, do many people get hurt by them?

@  wonko the sane? : (12 January 2020 - 02:11 PM)

Even in fallout, they never carpet bombed with nukes.

@  Maximus Ambus : (12 January 2020 - 12:43 PM)

I hope the stockpiled nuclear weapons of the US and Russia are accounted for then.

@  Nevermore : (12 January 2020 - 12:22 PM)

Geez. 1760 (!) bombs from World War II that had not detonated and were still armed have been found. That's only the numbers for the federal state of Germany I live in, and only for the first three quarters of 2019. For all of 2018, the total number was 2811 (!!) bombs.

@  CVReynolds : (11 January 2020 - 11:05 PM)

I've been wanting a Tarantulas that turns into a more realistic tarantula for a long time. Maybe Takara will someday do a Masterpiece, which would be neat. But I really want to see a modernized look like in the IDW comics.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (11 January 2020 - 09:43 PM)

We need more Waspinators.. and rattraps.

@  Ashley : (11 January 2020 - 07:09 PM)

I'm on board with that

@  Dekafox : (11 January 2020 - 06:17 PM)

What I'm hearing is we need Cyberverse Waspinator

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 January 2020 - 01:27 AM)

He's appeared across more branding changes than Waspinator, so maybe it's more the other way around.

@  Ashley : (10 January 2020 - 12:01 AM)

is C3PO the Waspinator of Star Wars? he'll live forever, because it's funny for him to suffer

@  Sabrblade : (09 January 2020 - 11:52 PM)

He's still waiting for them to be funny.

@  ▲ndrusi : (09 January 2020 - 10:35 PM)

Why?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 04:02 PM)

I've been watching South Park, Family Guy and The Simpsons with a straight face for a decade now.

@  wonko the sane? : (09 January 2020 - 03:18 PM)

If that's what it takes to get you to take the medication, sure.

@  Bass X0 : (09 January 2020 - 01:52 PM)

If I go crazy, will you still call me Superman?

@  fourteenwings : (09 January 2020 - 11:37 AM)

I mean, it is easier to protect HDDs, and you can retransfer the data over and over forever?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (09 January 2020 - 10:45 AM)

Not in this comparison. He's making his own files, so they're (presumably) not restricted by DRM, so he can copy them as many times as he wants. It's potentially more reliable in the long term than hoping the specific copies you originally bought never accrue any damage for the rest of your life.

@  Echowarrior : (09 January 2020 - 10:44 AM)

I prefer physical copies too. Easier to protect something physical and tangible.

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 09:55 AM)

I prefer having physical copies.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (09 January 2020 - 08:56 AM)

I have plenty of physical media I turn into digital media for my plex server. Just finished ripping Ultra Seven

@  fourteenwings : (09 January 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Isn't the general consensus that we're supposed to be over physical media anyways?

@  Paladin : (09 January 2020 - 08:17 AM)

i still don't own a Blu-Ray player.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 January 2020 - 07:35 AM)

My current TV works just fine. I don't see a need to upgrade. And by the time I do, the Next Big Thing will probably be out anyway.

@  Benbot : (09 January 2020 - 03:58 AM)

Me neither. I'm no rebel, though. I'm just poor.

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 03:38 AM)

I haven't gone 4K yet, I'm a rebel.

@  Ashley : (07 January 2020 - 11:50 PM)

the comic theme is amazing

@  Bass X0 : (07 January 2020 - 03:18 PM)

Sounds like Victor Caroli but I’m not sure.

@  Bass X0 : (07 January 2020 - 02:35 PM)

Should I recognise the narrator of the Mutant Hunt trailer?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 January 2020 - 04:30 AM)

I got me Titans Return Blaster, now watch them unveil Earthrise Blaster and Generations Perceptor, a retool of Titans Blaster.

@  ThunderWear : (06 January 2020 - 10:22 PM)

I recently switched to to the comic theme here at the Allspark and I'm so happy I just want to look at it.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (06 January 2020 - 08:12 AM)

Can you not take so many lines to say anything?

@  fourteenwings : (06 January 2020 - 07:47 AM)

Iunno, maybe people having unique pronunciations of things re:how they understand language makes the world a more colourful place, rather than one where we correct every seemingly grievous error?

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 06:12 AM)

Others insist on "Michael Yackson".

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 06:01 AM)

Because the very combination of those sounds is unknown to them, and thus they avoid it as if it were contagious.

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 06:00 AM)

For example, the English "J" sound consists of sounds that exist in German: Basically, it's just a "d" sound followed by a very soft "sh". Yet there are many Germans who insist on calling the late King of Pop "Michael Checkson".


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 07:51 AM

Stock photos, obviously, are really great anatomy and fabric reference. So I was browsing, rather more apathetically than I might have been, with some very broad search terms. I encountered this one.
 
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The title is "A Beautiful Woman and His Dog." 
 
It was a curious drop of joy to encounter. 
 
In any case, this thread also supercedes my dead Ask thread, so watch this space and slash or perform any rituals of conjuration here.

Edited by Copper Bezel, 02 August 2019 - 11:49 PM.

Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 08:07 AM

 

How many minutes of this can you last?


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 08:21 AM

All of the minutes. Where are the rest of the minutes? I think I need all of the other minutes. 


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 08:23 AM

That's it, sorry.

 

Also the game it's advertising is the most sinful thing ever.


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 08:25 AM

How so?

 

And why is there not more FF7 via Aardman? Because that's, like, the best pitch ever.


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Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 08:27 AM

Basically you buy the game for your 3DS or mobile phone

 

then you go to a toystore and buy blind-backed treasurechest-shaped boxes to randomly get little plastic keychain items and weapons and gear, scan them into the game, and that's how you get new equipment.

 

And this is aimed at little kids.


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 08:30 AM

 

How many minutes of this can you last?

You're losing your touch hecabear. That's not so bad. You would do well to remember, I honed my otaku skills in the pits of Kaon Animax!


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 08:30 AM

But, like, the video itself took a potshot at that concept. Knowing that context, it's downright subversive. = /

 

I'll be honest, though, I don't think games that require buying toys are any more evil than cartoons that require buying toys. 


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 08:34 AM

I'd agree if they were actually toys? They're just hunks of plastic, and you end up buying tons of them. Apparently some of them don't even work as full gear and offer minor stuff like damage percentage buffs or shop discounts.

 

I just picture a growing mound of keychain knicknacks gathering dust in a shoebox and it feels like a huge waste of plastic.

 

 

You're losing your touch hecabear. That's not so bad. You would do well to remember, I honed my otaku skills in the pits of Kaon Animax!

 

 

Okay I'll go find something worse then!


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 08:46 AM

Okay, that's fair. I can't stand that kind of shit. Make it a toy or just make it a card, but don't try and do the one with the budget of the other. I'm offended by the existence of those sorts of dollar store toys, for the same reasons of waste and the general sense that if you're going to take up space in the world, you ought to at least be pretty.


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 08:52 AM

But yeah, I actually kinda like this style of humor, that's not so much lolrandom as just absurdly compressed and intercut. Reminds me very much of the "Robbie the Reindeer" shorts.


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 09:02 AM

This might be worse. Or at least somewhat inappropriate.

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Posted 13 April 2015 - 09:20 AM

Here's something that makes me giggle insanely

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=MR7uaIFVFiM (WARNING NOT WORKSAFE)


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 09:28 AM

I hate Wattpad. One of our local TV stations turns viewer-submitted stories from it into programming and what isn't awful is a ripoff of something else. 


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 09:35 AM

I hate Wattpad. One of our local TV stations turns viewer-submitted stories from it into programming


That sounds hilarious.

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Posted 13 April 2015 - 09:44 AM

Thank god.


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 09:46 AM

I got to the part with the horrid Bane impression. Ugh. 


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 09:53 AM

I came across this the other day and was amused (for a short time).



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Posted 13 April 2015 - 09:58 AM

Yeah, I'm just glad that was already tagged as personal reflection. = /


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 13 April 2015 - 10:17 AM

Fair point. I don't suppose I can generally make any pretense of impartiality myself, so after those few years as a comp teacher, I just try to keep my preferences in line with the objectives at hand (generally not difficult, since that means liking people who impress me and disliking people who create problems.)

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