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@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 08:48 AM)

Depends on how you're eating it.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (12 December 2019 - 01:40 AM)

Havarti, without a doubt.

@  Greebtron : (12 December 2019 - 01:28 AM)

Not Don, thanks. I'd like a writer who actually cares enough to do the job properly

@  Benbot : (11 December 2019 - 09:34 PM)

What's your favorite cheese? I'm not sure, but it's hard to beat muenster.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 05:10 PM)

Man I wish IDW could do a season 2.5 with a few writers like Michael Charles Hill or Donald F Glut or Paul Davids involved.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 December 2019 - 04:33 PM)

They were looking for Skids, but the animators forgot he existed again.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 02:58 PM)

He regrouped with Omega Supreme, the Dinobots, Skyfire and the Protectobots.

@  Benbot : (11 December 2019 - 08:20 AM)

Did he get infected with the rest of the Autobots or did he smartly remain off-planet?

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 December 2019 - 05:38 AM)

He really just went to the beach for a couple of days, then called it in. Who's gonna follow up on it?

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 05:05 AM)

Anyone really believe Cosmos searched far enough for more ingredient for Corrostop?

@  Nevermore : (11 December 2019 - 03:48 AM)

Oh, we are pretty good at "forgetting" about that. Insisting on sending people home on their overtime, THEN suddenly rushing to do the "backlog" stuff when it's really overdue.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 December 2019 - 05:43 PM)

I've yet to find an organization which didn't have a backlog of "stuff" that needs to be done, but isn't important enough to put on the schedule proper.

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 December 2019 - 05:01 PM)

I'm sure most good/bad (depending on your POV) bosses would be able to find something for the worker to do, in most cases, even if it's spending 8 hours pretending to push a broom around

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 December 2019 - 04:39 PM)

Still better than American jobs. x.x;

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 December 2019 - 11:10 AM)

I'm pretty sure you've already mentioned this before. Especially that last one.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:05 AM)

That can be fun if you're strong-willed enough. "Hey, you want to go home? Overtime reduction, there's nothing to do..." - "Nah, not today. I want to work."

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:04 AM)

This applies to the field of work as well. Meaning, your boss orders you to show up for a full shift, you show up on time and are absolutely willing to work, and then your boss realizes he has no work for you, your boss has to pay you for a full shift even if you don't work at all.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:03 AM)

Fun fact: German law has a concept named "default in acceptance", which postulates that if there is a "service for payment" contract, the party that should provide the service correctly offers their due service, and the party that should pay fails to accept the service within due time, the second party still has to pay the first party even if there was no service delivered.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 10:54 PM)

If it's seasonal affective disorder, check with your doc about vitamin D supplements.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 December 2019 - 12:46 PM)

That's what I was thinking too, It's the christmas rush and if that's not stressful enough the cold weather can also impact mental health.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 12:41 PM)

Might be a stupid question given the comment, BUT: have you done anything outside the ordinary lately? Might just be a stress reaction.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 December 2019 - 12:29 PM)

I've experienced sleep paralysis with ghostly images and similar things in the past and can snap out of it through moving my fingers. I've definitely hallucinated before and members of both sides of the family have had similar experience, some suffered forms of mental instability in two cases schizophrenia.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 10:47 AM)

So... either a hallucination or night terrors. Are you prone to this kind of thing?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 11:55 PM)

It kept repeating until I sat up.

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 11:54 PM)

I've been up since three and when sheepish I was hallucinating something knocking twice against my bedroom door.

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 December 2019 - 06:58 PM)

Then repaint Apeface and Snapdragon as Transmetal Optimus Primal and Megatron. It's crazy enough to work.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (07 December 2019 - 05:32 PM)

Moral imperative.

@  Nevermore : (07 December 2019 - 05:13 PM)

Wishful thinking, rumor or leak?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 04:48 PM)

Snapdragon for Earthrise.

@  TM2-Megatron : (04 December 2019 - 10:22 PM)

Still not the weirdest thing a Nic Cage character has done in a film

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 04:00 PM)

Couldn't be worse than him pissing fire as Ghost Rider.

@  Rycochet : (04 December 2019 - 03:38 PM)

The Tim Burton Superman Movie is the DC movie we deserve. It would have Nic Cage in a technosuit punching polarbears.

@  Paladin : (04 December 2019 - 02:59 PM)

Wonder Woman was great. Shazam was amazing. Aquaman... exists.

@  RichardT1977 : (04 December 2019 - 01:54 PM)

TBF, Aquaman and Shazam! were pretty good.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 01:00 PM)

Not a difficult feat.

@  Benbot : (04 December 2019 - 11:50 AM)

You just put more effort into telling a compelling story than all of WB's execs.

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:41 AM)

Cue the flashback to Jonathan, reassuring a terrified child: "What you are is never as important as who you are." Cue Superman's response to Brainiac: "I already know who I am."*John Williams fanfare plays*

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

I don't think we even really need to see Krypton. I'd start with Clark growing up in Kansas, thinking he's normal, and follow him through the development of his powers. There've been enough alternate takes on Krypton that it could actually work as a mystery; is this the pre-Crisis utopia, the sterile science world, or the relic of a fallen empire? Brainiac was there, and he tempts Clark with the knowledge of what he really is.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:12 AM)

First, a Krypton film, ending with baby Kal-El being found on Earth.  Then Supe's early career film, establishing his values... and if Jonothan Kent needs to die, it happens because of something like a heart attack while Clark is savnig folks on the other side of the world.  After we know Clark minimizes property damage and never kills, have Zod & Company show up and force him to make tough choices.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:07 AM)

Man of Steel seems like someone came up with a Superman trilogy and then the execs said "We've got to catch up to Marvel, make it one film!".  I don't mean that based on the film's actual pacing, but because various story beats make more sense to me if they weren't all squished together.

@  Cybersnark : (03 December 2019 - 07:44 PM)

I've been wanting to write a Superman movie trilogy for years; "Man of Steel" (featuring a Terminator-like Brainiac) was going to be first, with "Last Son of Krypton" (featuring the Eradicator) as the sequel and "Man of Tomorrow" (in which Luthor makes his face-heel turn) as the conclusion. Thanks to Snyder I have to re-arrange my titles.

@  Nevermore : (03 December 2019 - 06:15 PM)

I still wish "Man of Steel" had instead been an adaptation of both the John Byrne miniseries of the same name and the Jeph Loeb/Tim Sale miniseries "Superman For All Seasons".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (03 December 2019 - 04:42 PM)

A take I just read: Man of Steel is shot with such a lack of lighting that it is easier to discern what is going on in a porn film.

@  Maximus Ambus : (03 December 2019 - 12:20 PM)

Making Soylant is harder then it looks, it's not like the movies, you have to keep whacking and hacking at the ingredient, it'll scream and fight, maybe bite but eventually it will go down.

@  Paladin : (03 December 2019 - 11:48 AM)

varies from person to person.

@  Benbot : (03 December 2019 - 11:34 AM)

It's an acquired taste

@  CORVUS : (03 December 2019 - 11:17 AM)

Soylent? Its pretty awful.

@  unluckiness : (03 December 2019 - 02:49 AM)

Depends on your denomination of Christianity

@  Patch : (02 December 2019 - 05:52 PM)

@Benbot Do they have a soy-free version? Like maybe just "Lent?"

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 December 2019 - 02:03 PM)

Just occurred to me 'Autobot' Megatron happened in Target 2006.


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#81 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 23 July 2018 - 03:41 PM

Saw it. They really just mixed up 90's Raph with the Leo role.

I don't think I've ever seen this animation on a toon before. What's the closest that is like it? This isn't Flash animated?

Cena voices the villain, haha.

Have little respect for Splinter but that might change.

Raph is animal friendly. Taken from Nick Raph having Spike Slash?

Mikey is an artist, taken from comics.

Donnie is confident but not condescending. I should like it but I'm not totally for it yet. Weird.

Leo, I'm ok with. He's more relaxed now that he's not leader.

April. Well, I laughed when she attacked solo.

So mystic right from the start. Could be interesting.

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#82 Nutjob R/T

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Posted 24 July 2018 - 07:53 PM

... Man I am disappointed. I misread the thread title and expected George Cloony and a hospital
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#83 Noideaforaname

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Posted 28 July 2018 - 10:21 AM

This cartoon is... something. I don't hate it, but the complete lack of actual setting/world building and Splinter being a lazy old couch potato make it hard to get into.

 

Also, did they rename the turtles? Seems like it's Leon and Michel now. I mean, those could be nicknames but they usually go by nicknames anyway??



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Posted 28 July 2018 - 10:58 AM

Well, that sure seems lively, energetic, and full of action. Almost had a sort of 90s Extreme feel to it, but more metal jazz than hard rock'n'roll. Might be worth looking into for me.

Everything in the 90s was so extreme



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Posted 29 July 2018 - 09:05 AM

It's not bad but you can feel the Nick in it. The chain of jokes without a break, the snark, the kid's wishlist activities...

It's not made for me. That isn't a crime nor is the show lacking in redeeming value. But it's like a huge ball of sugar for kids to consume.

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 11:18 AM

Kinder eggs are once again doing a promotion where it's licensed toys. The boys option is TMNT though oddly rather than Rise they've opted for the previous Nick series. Per the insert it seems the choices are the Turtles, Splinter, Shredder and a Kraang. They're simple figures like most of these Kinder attempts but much better than some they've done.

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 12:48 AM

I liked it. Its a different take but the animation is sharp the humor was mostly good and the action sequences were solid.

Its a TMNT "What If" and I'm alright with that.

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 09:49 PM

I liked the first few episodes so far.

 

 

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Posted 02 August 2018 - 03:26 PM

1st episode is up on YouTube

 


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VOTE FOR SIDEWAYS:

He's on your side...except when he isn't!

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#90 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 13 August 2018 - 02:19 PM

I watched the Origami episode. I enjoyed it. Leo was acting like a leader here. Feels like they just named Raph as leader for promotional purposes? But Leo tryyyyying to play it cool is actually a lot of fun.

I totally laughed at Raph and the salami. And the tracker joke. And April.

Action is waaaay fast.

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#91 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 01 September 2018 - 10:13 PM

Reviewer I follow opened the villains and April.

Splinter's usual stick weapons has a sword. That's sorta new? And April comes with a regular then flaming bat. Maybe that's the replacement bo staff that Donnie didn't get since he kept his hi tech bo instead of getting an enchanted weapon? Is April the actual fourth mystic of the team instead of Donnie?



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Posted 02 September 2018 - 09:50 AM

The word going around (partly because Nick had to do damage control because pre-release response was so bad) is that we should expect to see the cast slot into more familiar roles as the show goes on. So Raph is the leader now because it's the role he fell into in a domestic setting but now they're out there fighting evil the dynamic will slowly shift to reveal Leo is a better leader.

 

Which is actually a nice change from all the 'Raph is jealous and Leo is teacher's pet since they were kids'.



#93 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 02 September 2018 - 02:54 PM

I would like to see if they follow up on that evolution. But, seriously, Leo was already acting like he's in charge by the second or third ep or whichever one the Origami ep was.

The toy descriptions gives the roles the guys are one and it's kinda weird. Only Donnie is good with tech wiz.

Mikey is the wild card. Wild card?
Raphael is the muscle? They're not pushing the leader but for him.
Leo is the trickster? Trickster? Like prankster? Huh?



Love the articulation tho and the accessories. I know it's just extra plastic but skateboards, nice.

The no belts just make them feel a little naked though. If that makes sense.

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Posted 02 September 2018 - 07:00 PM

The word going around (partly because Nick had to do damage control because pre-release response was so bad) is that we should expect to see the cast slot into more familiar roles as the show goes on. So Raph is the leader now because it's the role he fell into in a domestic setting but now they're out there fighting evil the dynamic will slowly shift to reveal Leo is a better leader.
 
Which is actually a nice change from all the 'Raph is jealous and Leo is teacher's pet since they were kids'.

There's apparently hints to that already in the first few episodes so I seriously doubt its because a bunch of nerds bitched loud enough.

#95 HellCat

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Posted 03 September 2018 - 06:51 AM

Didn't mean they're doing it because fans complained. Meant they spelt it out because of that.

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Posted 21 September 2018 - 06:32 PM

I've watched all the episodes that have been aired so far and have enjoyed it so far. It's a different and fun. I'll probably buy the toys of the Turtles at some point.

 

 

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Posted 24 September 2018 - 06:19 AM

The 2012 line sold Mutagen cannisters that came with a random baby turtle toy inside. They're sculpted with mask and weapons and kinda resemble the Mirage art. I got Leo.

Since I'll never have the other 3, decided to complete the Mirage look by painting it up beyond the single green plastic it comes in. Particularly proud of the weathering on the belt and how distinct it is from the shell.
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Posted 30 September 2018 - 07:59 PM

When are the new eps coming? I really enjoyed the few ones that I saw. Saw the weapons explanations and it had fights that I haven't seen yet. So could be a spoiler to see.



Now, I remember the first episode fight but I didn't realize that Leo's ... odachi really can make portals. I guess it works when cutting thru stuff. It's actually a teleport slice, enabling it to cut through ANYTHING.

Didn't realize Raph's tonfa has a theme too. Kinda miss the sai as a pointy weapon but tonfas are safer looking?

Mikey actually looks good with his kusari something. Dunno the point of the hyperactive skull yet.

While I'm sad that Don doesn't have a mystic weapon, he's really being true to himself. And with the tech stuff, his weapon can be a Deus ex machina.

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Posted 30 September 2018 - 08:35 PM

Alright, just saw the first episode. There's a lot to like here: the animation is awesome, the voice work is outstanding, the character interactions are fluid and passionate.

That said; I'm out. I don't like what they've done to the characters. I'm really happy that the brand has lived this long, and their confident enough in it to experiment: but this iteration just isn't for me.
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Posted 01 October 2018 - 08:20 AM

Picked up the new Raph figure. These are pretty great action figures, TBH. Especially at the price range. (Under $10)

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