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@  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.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (11 November 2019 - 11:33 PM)

But that requires actually going IN walmart. ;P

@  Liege : (11 November 2019 - 11:22 PM)

Pro tip for anyone hunting the for the Walmart 35th exclusives: try the seasonal aisles rather than the toy section. I found the display with all the exclusives and a bunch of the reflector wave practically untouched amongst those novelty arcade machines and a bunch of frozen merch.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (11 November 2019 - 09:45 PM)

Although that does spark an idea for me. In a new continuity, Censere the Necrobot could be the herald Cityspeaker for Quintessa the Necrotitan just to play on their monikers utilizing Greek for dead, nekrós.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (11 November 2019 - 09:26 PM)

I hate to burst your bubble, Maximus Ambus, but 90% of things said in IDW turned out to be amnesiac half-rememberings courtesy of Adaptus or outright lies courtesy of Shockwave.

@  Jenny : (11 November 2019 - 08:54 AM)

The toy's designed to look like Wipe-Out, anyway.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 November 2019 - 08:14 AM)

Didn't they try to retcon that into a figure of speech because that connection went against everybody else's long-term plans?

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 November 2019 - 03:53 AM)

There's still some connection given Trypticon was created by Mortilus.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 November 2019 - 12:12 AM)

Yeah that toy doesn't exactly look like Necrobot.

@  Sabrblade : (10 November 2019 - 08:24 PM)

But.... it's just "Necro" not "Necrobot".


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Posted 02 November 2017 - 11:56 AM

So with the last episodes of this iteration of the Turtles dated to air on the 12th (or already on DVD if your that into it) Nick seems to have put out the Logo and main voice cast for their second attempt at the series. I'll let Andre do the talking.

 

 

That being said, no one on the voice cast excites me and the more comedic tone of the series sends all sorts of "TTGo!" chills down my spine. But Paulsen taking the Voice Direction reins from Romano is a great legacy baton pass.



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Posted 02 November 2017 - 12:03 PM

Devil's advocate: Making a second all-new series on the same network of course it needs to be different from the one before it otherwise why not just another season of the previous show? So good or bad it being more comedic then action gives the show a unique identity at the very least.

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 12:41 PM

Nothing wrong with being different. We have three TMNT series already that all have their strengths and weaknesses. But I just don't want a turn like CN did to Teen Titans, Powerpuff Girls and somewhat Ben 10 (more just the animation on Ben)



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Posted 02 November 2017 - 01:16 PM

So, Leo and Raph will basically have their personalities switched?


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Posted 02 November 2017 - 10:58 PM

While it remains to be seen if the format and character personalities could facilitate it...If the intent is to start off with a Turtles series where Raph is the leader and slowly build to a point where it becomes evident Leo is the better fit...that seems like a great idea.

The definition of Leo's character sometimes seems to suffer a bit at the expense of his role as the Leader of the Bunch, while not being leader fleshes Raph out more in turn with the repeatedly revisited theme that he's both the runner-up to and the greatest challenge of Leo's leadership because he's a skilled fighter brought down by him being a cocky hot-head.  Having to do it all in reverse, you get the challenge of letting the traits that make Leo an appropriate leader surface over time, while Raphael can be his temperamental self while also being subject to an inverted version of the same self-reflection story beats Leo frequently gets.

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Posted 06 November 2017 - 04:59 AM

So with the last episodes of this iteration of the Turtles dated to air on the 12th (or already on DVD if your that into it) Nick seems to have put out the Logo and main voice cast for their second attempt at the series. I'll let Andre do the talking.


That being said, no one on the voice cast excites me and the more comedic tone of the series sends all sorts of "TTGo!" chills down my spine. But Paulsen taking the Voice Direction reins from Romano is a great legacy baton pass.


I wouldn't fret just yet -- Teen Titan comparisons were being made with ill will towards the 2012 series at the start as well.

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Posted 06 November 2017 - 09:40 PM

New show, new continuity, new thread.  :-)


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Posted 07 November 2017 - 03:13 PM

I'll watch anything with Ben Schwarz.


Yep.

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 09:27 PM

Damn! Kevin Michael Richadson did a spot on impression of James Avery's Shredder!

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 09:54 PM

Yes, he was perfect.

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 12:01 AM

Wrong thread?


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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 13 November 2017 - 10:09 AM

Ah. I had thought the thread just got a title change. My bad.

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 10:25 AM

And that's why I wondered if we weren't jumping the gun on having a new thread at this point.

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 03:07 PM

Could this be our first look at Rise's art style?

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 05:40 PM

It's the Powerpuff Turtles!


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Posted 14 November 2017 - 01:13 AM

God I hope not. But considering the rest of the franchises on the poster are mostly within their norms......



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Posted 18 January 2018 - 05:45 PM

Well, if Nick is doing a new show...that probably explains why my local Walmart has dumped the TMNT section to clearance.



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Posted 01 February 2018 - 10:06 AM

I am... less than impressed with this new direction.

 

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Posted 01 February 2018 - 12:43 PM


Well that sure is a look.

Honestly the style reminds me of TF:Animated. Unusually loose, dynamic and cartoony reinventions. If it's got writing as good as Animated it'll probably be wonderful but I think it's gonna face a lot of grumping from old fans until/unless the writing wins them over.

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Posted 01 February 2018 - 01:09 PM

Okay, I can deal with most of this, but what is the deal with Raph and Mike's weapons? Ralph's especially.

Oh well, I'll give it a shot.

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