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@  Verno : (11 July 2020 - 11:20 PM)

2021: :idea :rolleyes :p :D

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 July 2020 - 06:20 PM)

Perfection. :thumbsup

@  Patch : (11 July 2020 - 06:17 PM)

My plans:  :hmm  2020:  :)

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 July 2020 - 06:02 PM)

Our plans for 2020 were as amazing as Optimus Prime. But then 2020 came like Hot Rod.

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 July 2020 - 05:50 PM)

Indeed....

@  Bass X0 : (11 July 2020 - 05:40 PM)

"He who dies with the most toys wins."

@  Rycochet : (11 July 2020 - 01:11 PM)

Hey you, get moving, it's not too far, you're looking good so come as you are. Hey you, you never know what you'll see, when it's through that door with the 73.

@  Rycochet : (11 July 2020 - 01:10 PM)

Hey you, get ready, get on your feet. Get into gear and hit the street.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 July 2020 - 12:46 PM)

I recall number 73 (old british show) discussing the Transformers movie and had the presenters trying to transform a few figures, one argued his deflated beach ball was a Transformer too.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (11 July 2020 - 08:03 AM)

And he's a big ball, but he's not the biggest ball of them all. (That'll be Pulse Unicron.)

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 July 2020 - 07:37 AM)

Trypticon so scared my Primus figure he turned into a ball.

@  ▲ndrusi : (09 July 2020 - 09:56 PM)

King Nine, however, will not return.

@  Bass X0 : (09 July 2020 - 05:05 PM)

Bass_X0 will return after these messages ^^^

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 July 2020 - 03:37 PM)

WHATAMIFIGHTINGFOOOOOOOOARRGH

@  -LittleAutob... : (09 July 2020 - 02:06 PM)

Okay?

@  Otaku : (09 July 2020 - 07:47 AM)

@TheMightyMollusk Ah, but the series itself has pronounced "Bass" both ways. ;)  Oh, 90s English Capcom video game voice acting...

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 July 2020 - 03:14 AM)

Looking at my Titan Returns collection I can see they realised they didn't have to paint the Titan Masters after wave one, lazy bums.

@  Maruten : (08 July 2020 - 09:13 PM)

No, I'm going with "fish".

@  TheMightyMol... : (08 July 2020 - 04:19 PM)

He stated that it's in reference to the Mega Man character, so it follows the series' tradition of music names.

@  Cybersnark : (08 July 2020 - 03:59 PM)

The real question is if it's "bass" as in music or "bass" as in the fish.

@  Otaku : (08 July 2020 - 01:27 PM)

Well, at least now I know how to pronounce @Bass X0 's screen name. ^^'  Rather, I think I'd just forgotten.  In my defense, it really does look like an emoticon or maybe just "decoration", which is what a lot of folks add to their screen names online.  Usually because someone has the name they really want. XD

@  ▲ndrusi : (08 July 2020 - 01:27 PM)

Extremely unimpressed with your idea that someone making a negative observation you don't like means they "got triggered."

@  NotVeryKnightly : (08 July 2020 - 11:16 AM)

You know somebody asked "And this would be in relation to... what exactly?"

@  Bass X0 : (08 July 2020 - 11:15 AM)

Its because someone got triggered over my random musings instead of just ignoring them. If I read one of your comments that is of no relevance or interest to me, I don't feel the need to say so.

@  -LittleAutob... : (08 July 2020 - 10:56 AM)

All this over someone's username lol

@  ▲ndrusi : (08 July 2020 - 08:34 AM)

Bazro.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (08 July 2020 - 06:34 AM)

It could be Bass 10-0

@  Nevermore : (08 July 2020 - 06:11 AM)

How do you pronounce yourself? "Bass Ex-O" or "Bass Ex-Zero"?

@  Bass X0 : (08 July 2020 - 03:23 AM)

I did almost go with Vile Bass X0, because Vile is cool too.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (07 July 2020 - 08:34 PM)

Bossk Saw

@  ▲ndrusi : (07 July 2020 - 04:16 PM)

Bass XD

@  Bass X0 : (07 July 2020 - 03:43 PM)

And its not Bass XO, its Bass X0, as in Bass, X and Zero from the Mega Man series.

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 July 2020 - 02:33 PM)

@Trpodeca :( :(

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 July 2020 - 02:32 PM)

Thats what a gray rock is? Then I'm not one.

@  Trpodeca : (07 July 2020 - 02:12 PM)

Man I just learnt about what seemed like a really cool show, only to realize it was a dream and it dosen't really exist.

@  Bass X0 : (07 July 2020 - 01:02 PM)

Just something I read that I wanted to share. I heard "gray rock" mentioned in a video, so I looked it up and that was the definition.

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 July 2020 - 12:20 PM)

It's a fancy way of saying "Ignore annoying people".

@  NotVeryKnightly : (07 July 2020 - 12:15 PM)

Bass XO has a habit of pasting random drivel here as if doing so were profound.

@  wonko the sane? : (07 July 2020 - 11:30 AM)

And this would be in relation to... what exactly?

@  Bass X0 : (07 July 2020 - 11:25 AM)

"One strategy for dealing with a narcissist or sociopath is to act like a "gray rock," meaning that you become uninteresting and unresponsive. You don't feed their needs for drama or attention. You don't show emotion, say anything interesting, or disclose any personal information"

@  Nevermore : (06 July 2020 - 07:23 PM)

Oh wow. Studio Series Offroad Bumblebee is awesome. His articulation is amazing.

@  -LittleAutob... : (06 July 2020 - 11:18 AM)

Oof-

@  Maximus Ambus : (05 July 2020 - 01:10 AM)

I got Studio Series 39 Cogman yesterday and woke up to find he'd decapitated my titans returns figures.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 July 2020 - 10:19 PM)

If I had a sarcasm powered mouth.. ooohh waaaiiittt...

@  -LittleAutob... : (04 July 2020 - 05:01 PM)

Heh

@  Bass X0 : (04 July 2020 - 02:56 PM)

"If I had sarcasm-powered legs, I'd do a happy dance...!"

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 July 2020 - 02:39 PM)

The real clones were the friends we made along the way.

@  Maximus Ambus : (04 July 2020 - 01:47 PM)

So the Emperor in episodes 1 through 6 was a clone?

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 10:47 AM)

(And the 0th anniversary of the last time I couldn't do math.)

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Today is the 24th anniversary of the day we fought off an alien invasion with the help of Will Smith.


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#21 LBD "Nytetrayn"

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Posted 26 March 2017 - 06:03 AM

My wife saw the trailer and said they're trying too hard to make him cool.

 

I laughed and said that he's basically Roman Reigns.

 

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Posted 26 March 2017 - 08:20 AM

That's another issue with the trailer.

 

It's a Justice League trailer WITHOUT Superman. It doesn't feel right.



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Posted 26 March 2017 - 01:36 PM

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The New 52 is going on six years at this point. Maybe not the best point of reference for another "DC Movies suck" rant.
 
(I mean they do suck but it's not because of they think of their image)

I definitely think that has an influence on it. Even their Justice League trailer sucks. Everything about it says look how cool we are!

 

 
I hate it when companies want to put the coolest-looking stuff in a trailer that's meant to hook viewer interest for a movie it's promoting.
 
Guess I'll skip this and wait for a trailer that goes "We're actually not very cool, and neither are these characters, but we hope you take pity on our poor company and watch anyway."


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Posted 26 March 2017 - 01:53 PM

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The New 52 is going on six years at this point. Maybe not the best point of reference for another "DC Movies suck" rant.
 
(I mean they do suck but it's not because of they think of their image)

I definitely think that has an influence on it. Even their Justice League trailer sucks. Everything about it says look how cool we are!
 
 
I hate it when companies want to put the coolest-looking stuff in a trailer that's meant to hook viewer interest for a movie it's promoting.
 
Guess I'll skip this and wait for a trailer that goes "We're actually not very cool, and neither are these characters, but we hope you take pity on our poor company and watch anyway."

You know thats not what i meant but hey if it helps you get your snark on, go you.

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Posted 26 March 2017 - 05:18 PM

Is it fun, trying so hard to hate stuff?

I don't read as many of DC's comics as I used to, so the only time I can definitively state that I felt DC attempted that and flopped was every time a song played during Suicide Squad. It wasn't their selection, because I like a lot of those songs. When it really doesn't fit the scene and you go from one song to another immediately with no transition at all, it comes across like a middle schooler's animated music video.

But trying to grab eyeballs and relate to more people isn't exactly new to all of this. I don't think it always works, but I can't fault them for trying to fight off the inevitable super hero fatigue.



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Posted 26 March 2017 - 05:46 PM

Is it fun, trying so hard to hate stuff?
I don't read as many of DC's comics as I used to, so the only time I can definitively state that I felt DC attempted that and flopped was every time a song played during Suicide Squad. It wasn't their selection, because I like a lot of those songs. When it really doesn't fit the scene and you go from one song to another immediately with no transition at all, it comes across like a middle schooler's animated music video.
But trying to grab eyeballs and relate to more people isn't exactly new to all of this. I don't think it always works, but I can't fault them for trying to fight off the inevitable super hero fatigue.


I could say, is it fun trying so little to actually discuss the topic and realize people have different opinions?

I always looked at DC as more whitebread and earnest than Marvel. That was part of its charm.

I dont hate everything avout DC films...one of the things i liked about Batman V Superman was that it wasnt jokey.

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Posted 26 March 2017 - 10:44 PM

Is it fun, trying so hard to hate stuff?
I don't read as many of DC's comics as I used to, so the only time I can definitively state that I felt DC attempted that and flopped was every time a song played during Suicide Squad. It wasn't their selection, because I like a lot of those songs. When it really doesn't fit the scene and you go from one song to another immediately with no transition at all, it comes across like a middle schooler's animated music video.


That's what happens when you rework the tone of a movie to match a trailer that was made AFTER the movie had already been filmed.

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Posted 26 March 2017 - 11:31 PM

Is it fun, trying so hard to hate stuff?
I don't read as many of DC's comics as I used to, so the only time I can definitively state that I felt DC attempted that and flopped was every time a song played during Suicide Squad. It wasn't their selection, because I like a lot of those songs. When it really doesn't fit the scene and you go from one song to another immediately with no transition at all, it comes across like a middle schooler's animated music video.
But trying to grab eyeballs and relate to more people isn't exactly new to all of this. I don't think it always works, but I can't fault them for trying to fight off the inevitable super hero fatigue.


I could say, is it fun trying so little to actually discuss the topic and realize people have different opinions?
I always looked at DC as more whitebread and earnest than Marvel. That was part of its charm.
I dont hate everything avout DC films...one of the things i liked about Batman V Superman was that it wasnt jokey.

Central to the reason it wasn't jokey -- and in fact ended up being grimdark and joyless, needlessly manic but unfunny Luthor aside -- was the philosophy that de-camping the superheroes would make it "cool".


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Posted 27 March 2017 - 12:26 AM

BATB Aquaman ruined all other Aquamen for me.

 

That was the pinnacle, all others cannot possibly measure up.


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Posted 27 March 2017 - 12:59 AM

 

Is it fun, trying so hard to hate stuff?
I don't read as many of DC's comics as I used to, so the only time I can definitively state that I felt DC attempted that and flopped was every time a song played during Suicide Squad. It wasn't their selection, because I like a lot of those songs. When it really doesn't fit the scene and you go from one song to another immediately with no transition at all, it comes across like a middle schooler's animated music video.
But trying to grab eyeballs and relate to more people isn't exactly new to all of this. I don't think it always works, but I can't fault them for trying to fight off the inevitable super hero fatigue.


I could say, is it fun trying so little to actually discuss the topic and realize people have different opinions?

I always looked at DC as more whitebread and earnest than Marvel. That was part of its charm.

I dont hate everything avout DC films...one of the things i liked about Batman V Superman was that it wasnt jokey.

 

 

My opinion of DC isn't all that different from yours, just far less bitter. Many would argue, myself included, that Batman vs. Superman would have probably benefited from anything to balance out how edgy it was trying to be. I think casting Momoa was overcompensating to skew perception of Aquaman and widen their audience appeal. It's working already, and you may not approve but it was definitely smart. This is the tone they want, maybe they think campy doesn't sell in 2017. I don't think they're necessarily putting the best creative people in place, but yeah. It's safe to assume that shame is not their driving force.

Maybe avoiding it from here on out should be, though, looking at reviews? Boosh!



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Posted 27 March 2017 - 01:51 AM

I feel that it's the logical progression ever since it become cool to hate on them at some point during the Marvel boom. I mean, yes, their movies suck, that is pretty undeniable and there is legitimate reason to dislike their films and the management thereof but the sheer vitriol online is ridiculous and disproportional compared to other studios that also make shit movies. 

 

Maybe it's because I'm more or less an optimist or how I've never particularly been invested into comics but after how they turned their books around, I think they're on the right track and I do respect their management for making appropriate creative team changes yet working with what they've already established instead of sweeping it under the rug which would be relatively easy to do with only a couple movies thus far. Who knows, maybe when they bring Superman back, it can herald a more complete change in tone. If not, they're just movies. 


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Posted 27 March 2017 - 05:06 AM

BATB Aquaman ruined all other Aquamen for me.

 

That was the pinnacle, all others cannot possibly measure up.

 

Got any samples to share?

 

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Posted 27 March 2017 - 05:17 AM

BATB Aquaman ruined all other Aquamen for me.

 

That was the pinnacle, all others cannot possibly measure up.

 

Okay, but what about Momoa Aquaman with the personality of BATB Aquaman?


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Posted 27 March 2017 - 08:12 AM

 

BATB Aquaman ruined all other Aquamen for me.

 

That was the pinnacle, all others cannot possibly measure up.

 

Got any samples to share?

 

--LBD "Nytetrayn"

 

 

 


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Posted 27 March 2017 - 08:41 AM

Is it fun, trying so hard to hate stuff?
I don't read as many of DC's comics as I used to, so the only time I can definitively state that I felt DC attempted that and flopped was every time a song played during Suicide Squad. It wasn't their selection, because I like a lot of those songs. When it really doesn't fit the scene and you go from one song to another immediately with no transition at all, it comes across like a middle schooler's animated music video.
But trying to grab eyeballs and relate to more people isn't exactly new to all of this. I don't think it always works, but I can't fault them for trying to fight off the inevitable super hero fatigue.

I could say, is it fun trying so little to actually discuss the topic and realize people have different opinions?
I always looked at DC as more whitebread and earnest than Marvel. That was part of its charm.
I dont hate everything avout DC films...one of the things i liked about Batman V Superman was that it wasnt jokey.
Central to the reason it wasn't jokey -- and in fact ended up being grimdark and joyless, needlessly manic but unfunny Luthor aside -- was the philosophy that de-camping the superheroes would make it "cool".

I think theres a better middle ground than what were getting. Im just not feeling this.



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