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@  unluckiness : (16 June 2019 - 01:20 AM)

And for hug's sake, I hope that the new Fire Emblem's PC isn't one of the DLC

@  Sean Whitmore : (15 June 2019 - 04:11 PM)

Smash Bros could never touch a new franchise again, and I'd still have laundry lists of side characters and villains I'd love to see included.

@  unluckiness : (15 June 2019 - 09:36 AM)

DINNER

@  SG Roadbuster : (15 June 2019 - 09:36 AM)

cuz i wanna fight a boat

@  SG Roadbuster : (15 June 2019 - 09:35 AM)

if we must have another zelda character, id want the king of red lion

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 10:38 PM)

I would unironically love Tingle in Smash.

@  Paladin : (14 June 2019 - 02:06 PM)

they HAVE to put Travis Touchdown in at some point now, right???

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 June 2019 - 01:24 PM)

Right after Shaq.

@  Locoman : (14 June 2019 - 12:36 PM)

When will we get Bluster Kong in Smash?

@  unluckiness : (14 June 2019 - 08:20 AM)

The last three DLC characters are Tingle, Charles Barkley and L Tetris block with Reverse L Tetris block as an Echo fighter.

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 08:09 AM)

Pipe dream Smash entry: The Prince from the Katamari series. :D

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 06:35 AM)

The space/time around them gets frozen too! ....or something.

@  unluckiness : (14 June 2019 - 06:01 AM)

I still want to find out how freezing people suspends them in midair

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (14 June 2019 - 02:45 AM)

We really need Subzero or Scorpion in Smash. Violence aside, they are pretty big gaming icons as well.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2019 - 08:18 PM)

Given Nintendo's relationship with Tecmo, I'm still waiting for Ryu Hyabusa

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 June 2019 - 07:19 PM)

I'm still waiting for Doomguy.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2019 - 06:47 PM)

I just started watching High School DxD (don't judge me...) and I caught on the Nintendo Treehouse some request Rias for Smash lol

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 June 2019 - 11:25 AM)

I have having to watch a video to find out why someone wanted me to watch the video

@  Nevermore : (11 June 2019 - 04:58 PM)

I remember when the TPB for The Dark Age 2 was delayed for an entire year...

@  Trpodeca : (11 June 2019 - 03:55 AM)

I just wish they'd release the Astro City paperback trades.

@  Nevermore : (10 June 2019 - 05:31 AM)

As an open-minded heterosexual, I wouldn't mind seeing more of that.

@  Nevermore : (10 June 2019 - 05:29 AM)

Currently in the process of re-reading Kurt Busiek's Astro City. Big props for the issue featuring the "Dancing Master" and its portrayal of non-stereotypical gay characters.

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 June 2019 - 05:25 AM)

Don't phone charges often contain special rapid charge circuitry, though? The voltage might be higher too, given the selfie stick probably has a very basic battery.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (09 June 2019 - 11:28 PM)

Glad to be of assistance!

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 10:32 PM)

*checks selfie stick and phone charger* huh. perfect fit. thanks!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (09 June 2019 - 09:58 PM)

I would use the USB-to-AC adapter that came with my iPhone, though I gather you must have a different brand of cell phone.

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:42 PM)

In that case a generic adapter is probably your best bet, then. Keep in mind a lot of hotels now have plain USB outlets in rooms too, though; but I guess that's not guaranteed

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 05:31 PM)

yeah, i just need something small to plug into the wall. im not sure im taking my laptop on my trip later this year and i want a way to charge my stuff

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:04 PM)

They also have wall outlets with built-in USB in addition to the two regular plugs; I installed those around my place so I have USB ports everywhere

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:02 PM)

You might be able to get a generic adapter to use with it at Radio Shack if you know the appropriate voltages or whatever

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:01 PM)

It came with a USB cable with no AC adapter? A lot of lower priced electronics do that, presumably assuming that USB is pretty ubiquitous

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:00 PM)

Yeah, must be, I guess.

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 04:59 PM)

maybe having bluetooth has something to do with it?

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 04:58 PM)

the one i got has an on/off button, and came with a usb to attach to my laptop to charge it. its this one https://www.walmart....ility/432985497

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 04:51 PM)

Selfie sticks have power? I thought they were to just hold the phone away from you

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 04:44 PM)

need some technical help.how do i charge my selfie stick without using my laptop? is there some kind of portable charger? i know it sounds like a dumb question, but i dont know very much about this stuff

@  MEDdMI : (08 June 2019 - 06:58 PM)

Different songs or overdosing don't work for me. My brain can play multiple songs at once. Best to do something else to distract me.

@  Xellos : (08 June 2019 - 05:36 PM)

Still, the worst is having the last song I hear before going into work being stuck in my head all day.

@  TheMightyMol... : (08 June 2019 - 05:00 PM)

Get a different song stuck in your head too. Let them battle for supremacy. Only the strong survive.

@  Nevermore : (08 June 2019 - 03:53 PM)

Keep listening to it over and over until you got the lyrics memorized. By that point, it will start to fade out of your system.

@  Nevermore : (08 June 2019 - 02:48 PM)

I've discovered the easiest cure for having a song stuck in your head is overdosing to the point of fatigue.

@  Steevy Maximus : (08 June 2019 - 12:27 PM)

Jedi Fallen Order sure does look a LOT like a Souls style game with Star Wars flavoring

@  Kalidor : (07 June 2019 - 06:18 PM)

I have a hard time believing that you speaking at length and with great detail is something you wouldn't be good at. Glad you had fun.

@  Nevermore : (07 June 2019 - 02:51 PM)

Funny thing is I wasn't nervous at all. Might have helped that I was able to speak freely due to having assembled my speech from a lot of smaller segments I had previously told to my colleagues on the shopfloor, with a few punchlines added.

@  Nevermore : (07 June 2019 - 02:49 PM)

Allegedly I did well. Lots of applause, and was told I was leagues beyond the guy who spoke before me (though that wasn't difficult, that guy was dry as a river on Mars).

@  Nevermore : (07 June 2019 - 02:48 PM)

So I volunteered to hold a small speech at our strike assembly today (lots of Amazon employees, plus some people from IKEA, Smyths toys and some other local retailers).

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 June 2019 - 01:17 PM)

Today Dolly the Sheep and Super Salmon, tomorrow Neo Sapiens. We're through the looking glass people.

@  Kalidor : (07 June 2019 - 12:55 PM)

Happy birthday @Pinkcolliebot

@  Pinkcolliebot : (07 June 2019 - 12:03 PM)

Today's My Birthday!!!

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 June 2019 - 03:16 AM)

Think how many copies of Optimus Prime's brain could fit on that.


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#1 Random Items

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Posted 09 June 2015 - 09:34 AM

From the frontpage:

 

We've recently heard a lot about the stable of writers Paramount has been rounding up to help expand the Transformers film series into a fully developed franchise akin to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. To that end, we're hearing they've recruited writer and producer Steven DeKnight.

 

DeKnight recently nailed it as showrunner for Marvel's Daredevil, but he's perhaps best known for creating Spartacus for the Starz network. His other credits include Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Smallville. According to Deadline, DeKnight is to be the final writer to join Paramount's Transformers writing team.

 

 

http://www.allspark....s-writers-room/



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Posted 09 June 2015 - 11:12 AM

That's a lot of writers with a lot of credentials.  I hope something good comes out of this.



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Posted 09 June 2015 - 02:53 PM

Depends. Is Bay still there?

 

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Posted 09 June 2015 - 03:46 PM

I think there are now more writers in the writers room than there were Transformers in the first film.

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Posted 09 June 2015 - 03:49 PM

I'm assuming that all these people have been locked in this room and won't be allowed to leave until they have at least one good script completed.



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Posted 09 June 2015 - 04:30 PM

That sounds like the idea, but then again, the measure of quality is apparently Akiva Goldsman and that's like using a measuring stick made out of crap.


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Posted 09 June 2015 - 04:44 PM

What are you talking about? He's the head one of the most eminent financial group and an expert on the Genome theory.



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Posted 09 June 2015 - 05:06 PM

What are you talking about? He's the head one of the most eminent financial group and an expert on the Genome theory.

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Posted 09 June 2015 - 06:40 PM

This guy needs to be on the Beast Wars path...



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Posted 10 June 2015 - 07:26 AM

I'm assuming that all these people have been locked in this room and won't be allowed to leave until they have at least one good script completed.

Reminds me of Checkerboard Nightmare.

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Posted 10 June 2015 - 08:55 AM

Hasbro sure seem to be hiring a lot of woman lately and firing a lot of old staff. I'm not sure if this a good thing or not when they may have so much interface with boys brands... or if they will be a positive or a negative effect overall.

 

http://www.tfw2005.c...nounced-182976/

 

Or maybe I'm just recalling what a complete dipstick some of the previous woman Hasbro has hired for boys brands have been in the past (especially in the early 2000s).



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Posted 10 June 2015 - 09:05 AM

I'm pretty sure this is Paramount and has zero connection with whatever you think you're talking about.


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Posted 29 July 2015 - 09:19 AM

 

It’s that wonderful thing where features are now taking a page from television and getting people together to really try and plan things out. It was a wonderful experience. Akiva Goldsman was fantastic and Jeff Pinkner, who’s co-writing the fifth [Transformers] movie with him was phenomenal. Zak Penn… It was just a room full of brilliant, funny, amazing people. And we spent two and a half weeks in physically the best writers room I’ve ever seen in my life. Paramount pulled out all the stops. It was phenomenal! We laughed and joked and told stories and plotted out…

When asked about the upcoming projects, He went on to say:

I can’t say what we plotted out, but it was all very exciting and in the next few months we’ll see what moves forward and what doesn’t move forward. But it was a fantastic experience. One of the best experiences of that was when Steven Spielberg popped by one afternoon to just sit and talk and hear what we were working on. Everybody was about to throw up, they were so excited

 

Aww, how cute. They still haven't met Bay yet. They still haven't had the pleasure of him taking a giant red marker to their storyboard and script and crossing out entire paragraphs and pages only to write "insert explosion #257 here" and "insert product placement ad #82 there".

 

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Posted 29 July 2015 - 10:23 AM

That sounds like the idea, but then again, the measure of quality is apparently Akiva Goldsman and that's like using a measuring stick made out of crap.

 

What are you talking about? He's the head one of the most eminent financial group and an expert on the Genome theory.

 

Meh, on the one hand, he did things like Batman Forever, Batman & Robin, Lost in Space, Jonah Hex, and other stinkers but... the guy did somehow give us A Beautiful Mind. :???


Edited by Sabrblade, 29 July 2015 - 10:23 AM.

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I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 29 July 2015 - 11:20 AM

In fairness, the high profile stuff people tend to lump into the crap pile tended to be...licensed material.  So it begs the question of how much of that was legitimately his doing...or was he just following orders from overpaid producers who thought they knew better than anyone else?

 

In general, I think he's generally a step up from Bay and his band at this stage.

 

And everything I'm reading...I still think TF5 will end up a reboot.



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Posted 29 July 2015 - 11:26 AM

Reboots typically follow a) bombs or b) decade-long hiatuses, not successful recent movies a tiny fraction of the audience are still mad about.



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Posted 29 July 2015 - 11:28 AM

Well, TF4 was also considered a (soft) reboot.


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No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 29 July 2015 - 11:29 AM

I'm just taking a wait and see attitude at this point. To use my go to again, after AHM I certainly wasn't expecting the comics to become as strong as they were the last few years. We may well get a situation where out of this emerges a new direction that leaves my side of the debate saying "Man, why couldn't these films have been this good from the start?"



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Posted 29 July 2015 - 11:31 AM



And everything I'm reading...I still think TF5 will end up a reboot.

Would it really matter?  AoE barely had any connections to the previous three at all, and it's not like the others exactly relied much on whatever preceded anyway.


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Posted 29 July 2015 - 11:31 AM

Hasbro sure seem to be hiring a lot of woman lately and firing a lot of old staff. I'm not sure if this a good thing or not when they may have so much interface with boys brands... or if they will be a positive or a negative effect overall.

 

http://www.tfw2005.c...nounced-182976/

 

Or maybe I'm just recalling what a complete dipstick some of the previous woman Hasbro has hired for boys brands have been in the past (especially in the early 2000s).

 

The article you linked points out Meghan McCarthy is a storyteller specifically for Hasbro's Girl brands.  That's the opposite of boy brand "interfacing".