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@  Pennpenn : (17 June 2019 - 02:55 AM)

You'd figure Fire Emblem would have enough characters in Smash. Kinda feels like there's more FE characters than Mario characters.

@  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!!!


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#1861 Cybersnark

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 11:06 AM

OTOH, the Picard series was apparently Kirsten Beyer's idea. The woman who single-handedly re-rebooted the Voyager novels into one of the best Trek series.

And the "present-day" of the novels is still late 2386, as of Titan: Fortune of War, which I believe is the latest (chronologically-speaking) book in the timeline. The Hobus supernova happens in 2387, and the Picard series is said to be set around 2399 ("about 20 years after Nemesis," which was in 2379). That 12-year gap can cover a lot of changes.

(For reference, NEM was released in 2002, so we are currently 17 years later [in what would be 2396]. This is relevant since Sir Patrick Stewart appears to be aging as if he has access to 24th-century medical tech.)

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 06:11 AM

As much as I'd like it, that's not the way that tie-in fiction works. Nobody involved in producing a TV series to be seen by millions is going to want to be beholden to some books that 10,000 nerds have read, even if some of those books were written by one of the producers. If Patrick Stewart wants the show to be about a lonely old Picard who never married facing down the Borg for the twentieth time, then that's what it's going to be about, books be damned. Best case scenario is that the novel universe continues on it's own, but at a hugely reduced rate. There's only so many release slots a year, and between TOS - which is their biggest seller - DSC, the new Picard series and whatever else is coming down the line, there's only so much they can do.



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Posted 22 February 2019 - 09:46 PM

Another excellent episode this week.  

 

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 11:27 PM

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Posted 24 February 2019 - 11:45 PM

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 11:34 AM

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Posted 27 February 2019 - 01:12 PM

And renewed for season 3. Suck it, fanboys.
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Posted 27 February 2019 - 02:19 PM

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Posted 27 February 2019 - 09:33 PM

 

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This was my first thought as well.


 
 
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Posted 28 February 2019 - 01:19 PM

 

 

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This was my first thought as well.

 

 

The writers have confirmed it.



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Posted 28 February 2019 - 06:18 PM

As much as I was disturbed by all the changed premises in Season 1, it feels craven to me how much they are falling over themselves to explain them away and move things toward how we assumed they should be to begin with.  I assume it means the production team have totally turned over and agree that that was all a lot of mistakes, but then it is a different problem. Obviously they couldn't just start over, but they probably should've said it really isn't the Prime universe.  Especially since some of the stuff they are doing now is shaking up expectations anew.



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Posted 28 February 2019 - 08:58 PM

So this week's ep...

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Posted 01 March 2019 - 09:42 PM

OMG

 

First thing's first.  This week's episode was pretty good.  It was short at only 41 minutes, but it never felt rushed.  It told the stories and they had enough breathing room.

 

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And, of course, the big thing at the end:

 

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Posted 01 March 2019 - 10:43 PM

It was just one of many plot contrivances that didn't make sense in the original series, but I have never not assumed that what we saw on that episode was the reason for the penalty, in story.



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Posted 01 March 2019 - 11:12 PM

Based on the canon, no.  But if Discovery can fill in a better explanation, I'll consider that a good thing.

 

Also, also:

 

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Posted 02 March 2019 - 03:54 PM

Oh and one more thing...

 

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Posted 02 March 2019 - 11:39 PM

 

 

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This was my first thought as well.
 
 
The writers have confirmed it.

Confirmed yes it is, or no it isn't?
 
 
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Posted 04 March 2019 - 11:21 AM

Oh and one more thing...

 

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This was my first thought as well.
 
 
The writers have confirmed it.

Confirmed yes it is, or no it isn't?

 

 

Confirmed that they are unrelated.



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Posted 06 March 2019 - 05:36 PM

So I got CBS All Access for free for three months, and I have finally got caught up with Discovery. I think that the show stands up fairly well as a bridge series between Enterprise and TOS. While I am not digging the look of the Klingons in season one, and they seemed to have corrected that for season two, it isn't that bad of a show.

 

I have my problems with the series, but here are some of my favorite things of it so far:

 

Sarek. The actor had some huge clown sized shoes to fill, as the original actor played that role for thirty years, and I have to say that he does an out standing job in the role.

 

Jason Issacs. Captain Lorca is amazing in this series and I enjoyed his arc in season one.

 

Captain Pike. Probably my favorite actor of Season 2, and seeing him and how he acts kind of bridges the gap between season one and TOS.

 

Mirror Verse. I have always loved every star trek episode that takes place there, and this series doesn't disappoint.

 

Section 31. Aside from everyone knowing who they are, I love seeing them in action.

 

Overall, I am enjoying that the show seems to have no qualms with almost randomly killing off characters. Not because I want the characters to get killed off, but it makes the stories a bit more believable when there are consequences.

 

 


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Posted 07 March 2019 - 04:12 PM

So I got CBS All Access for free for three months, and I have finally got caught up with Discovery. I think that the show stands up fairly well as a bridge series between Enterprise and TOS. While I am not digging the look of the Klingons in season one, and they seemed to have corrected that for season two, it isn't that bad of a show.

 

I have my problems with the series, but here are some of my favorite things of it so far:

 

Sarek. The actor had some huge clown sized shoes to fill, as the original actor played that role for thirty years, and I have to say that he does an out standing job in the role.

 

Jason Issacs. Captain Lorca is amazing in this series and I enjoyed his arc in season one.

 

Captain Pike. Probably my favorite actor of Season 2, and seeing him and how he acts kind of bridges the gap between season one and TOS.

 

Mirror Verse. I have always loved every star trek episode that takes place there, and this series doesn't disappoint.

 

Section 31. Aside from everyone knowing who they are, I love seeing them in action.

 

Overall, I am enjoying that the show seems to have no qualms with almost randomly killing off characters. Not because I want the characters to get killed off, but it makes the stories a bit more believable when there are consequences.

 

 

When I was a kid, I wrote a regular fan fiction series for other Trek-nerds in my school. It was a set aboard the U.S.S. Stardrive and had an ever changing cast, because, even as a 13 year old I found it unbelievable that none of the main characters died/got promoted (except for Tasha). I quit writing it during "season 2" but my original plan was to kill off the captain and promote the first officer at the beginning of season 3. Others were to retire that year too. I planned that by the end of the series, only 2-3 of the main crew would be original. 

 

Actually, one of my cousins was disappointed when I killed off the chief engineer in season 1. Guess I was ahead of the times by about 25 years...


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