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@  ZakuConvoy : (21 January 2021 - 03:15 PM)

*walks out on stage* Umm, I don't know how to tell everyone this, but Conway Twitty's been dead for nearly 30 years, now. So...*dances awkwardly as distraction*

@  tigerhawk : (21 January 2021 - 10:47 AM)

uh oh we need a distraction, ladies and gentlemen Conway Twitty.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 January 2021 - 10:20 AM)

*screaming internally*

@  -LittleAutob... : (21 January 2021 - 09:46 AM)

Everything is f i n e

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 January 2021 - 08:30 AM)

Everything's okay until it isn't. That's life.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 January 2021 - 08:12 AM)

Oh my god... I forgot entirely about yellowstone.

@  tigerhawk : (21 January 2021 - 03:32 AM)

Until the third civil war. Or yellowstone, whatever's good.

@  Nevermore : (20 January 2021 - 06:01 PM)

That's not true. An adult man is in control of the White House now.

@  repowers : (19 January 2021 - 03:18 PM)

Everything's out of control.

@  -LittleAutob... : (19 January 2021 - 09:51 AM)

*cough* w h a t?

@  Donocropolis : (19 January 2021 - 09:48 AM)

Cause your friends don't dance, and if they don't dance they ain't no friends of mine

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 January 2021 - 08:52 AM)

You could leave your friends behind.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (18 January 2021 - 09:43 PM)

You could if you really wanted to.

@  -LittleAutob... : (18 January 2021 - 01:35 PM)

Nadie puede decir algo diferente >:D

@  -LittleAutob... : (18 January 2021 - 01:35 PM)

......... all wounds heal through God. *walks off*

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 January 2021 - 01:01 PM)

Let me know when the WEAPONs wake up.

@  tigerhawk : (18 January 2021 - 05:18 AM)

Or is the wound the Earth healing.

@  unluckiness : (18 January 2021 - 03:32 AM)

Healing is just destroying the wound

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 January 2021 - 06:08 PM)

But eventually destroys everything.

@  tigerhawk : (17 January 2021 - 05:03 PM)

Heals many wounds

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 January 2021 - 02:03 PM)

Time.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2021 - 07:53 AM)

I dunno, maybe. I'm not clairvoyant either...

@  Nevermore : (17 January 2021 - 04:30 AM)

Covid?

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2021 - 09:50 PM)

At this point, if I'm going to die then it won't be the wait what killed me. It didn't help any, mind you, but it's not what got me.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 January 2021 - 09:37 PM)

Technically we are all literally dying to play with our next figure.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2021 - 05:36 PM)

I am figuratively dying to play with that cheetor.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2021 - 04:39 PM)

Still waiting for my box from BBTS to arrive.

@  tigerhawk : (16 January 2021 - 04:29 PM)

Kingdoms is fantabulous and it's only the first wave.

@  tigerhawk : (12 January 2021 - 12:10 PM)

My Super Collection Megatron always had two left legs and I just discovered my Thrilling 30 Crosscut has two right hips.

@  Nevermore : (11 January 2021 - 07:56 PM)

Fortunately, it's only Netflix Hound, so not really much of a loss here.

@  Nevermore : (11 January 2021 - 07:55 PM)

So it's been a while since I've had a misassembled Transformers toy.

@  Echowarrior : (11 January 2021 - 10:02 AM)

More Micromasters would be welcome.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 January 2021 - 06:15 AM)

Instructions unclear, have more sports cars.

@  tigerhawk : (11 January 2021 - 01:57 AM)

Or they could make the other Micromasters of the teams they half assed.

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 January 2021 - 11:20 PM)

There should be a box set of eight Stakeouts.

@  Bass X0 : (10 January 2021 - 08:27 PM)

There should be a box-set of Thrust, Dirge and Ramjet. But I'm not expecting it.

@  Nevermore : (10 January 2021 - 07:51 PM)

I hope there are re-releases this year!

@  tigerhawk : (10 January 2021 - 03:59 PM)

I hope there's rereleases of Earthrise Ramjet, Dirge and Ratchet next year.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 January 2021 - 07:51 AM)

Oh no, he was loved. I'd argue he could have had a better life physically, but he was loved. Deeply.

@  Telly : (08 January 2021 - 01:42 AM)

as long s/he gave love and was loved, it was a good life

@  Echowarrior : (07 January 2021 - 11:10 PM)

Poor puppy. Poor kid.

@  CORVUS : (07 January 2021 - 03:04 PM)

My condolences :(

@  wonko the sane? : (07 January 2021 - 10:45 AM)

So: My sisters dog just had a heart attack and died... while her 12 year old son was walking him. Welcome to 2021 everybody!

@  Dekafox : (04 January 2021 - 07:24 PM)

Except they're Deceptican'ts usually.

@  Devcon : (04 January 2021 - 05:17 PM)

Depending on which dub: Either Decepticons or Decepticans.

@  Bass X0 : (04 January 2021 - 05:03 PM)

Deception is the French word for disappointment. What does that make the Decepticons in France?

@  Echowarrior : (03 January 2021 - 11:29 PM)

We're just tiny little specks, about the size of Mickey Rooney.

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 January 2021 - 04:33 PM)

It's a great big universe, and we're all really puny.

@  Rycochet : (03 January 2021 - 01:30 PM)

That's orbiting at nineteen miles a second, so it's reckoned, a sun that is the source of all our power

@  Rycochet : (03 January 2021 - 01:30 PM)

Just remember that you're standing on a planet that's evolving and revolving at nine hundred miles an hour.


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#41 Shenanigans

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 08:03 PM

Long ago in a distant land I, Disney, the shapeshifting master of entertainment acquired an unbeatable franchise!

But a foolish EU fanboy wielding a plastic lightsabre stepped forth to oppose me...
[vwoom, vwoom]

Before the final criticism was cast I tore open a portal in time and sent him into the future, where my Star Wars is canon !

Now the fool seeks to return to the past and undo the future that is Disney!


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Posted 10 November 2017 - 09:10 PM

I'm okay with there being no Skywalker in this planned trilogy.  IMHO, this could end up being the fresh breath the trilogy needed.



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Posted 10 November 2017 - 09:19 PM

Just make sure the droid characters are as good as BB-8 and K2-S0. That's all I ask.


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Posted 10 November 2017 - 09:28 PM

Behind the Scenes at Disney:

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"And, if we keep squeezing, we might just get three more movies out of it!"

 

More seriously, if they're good, then fine.  But I don't really feel like the franchise needs three more mainline movies.  Perhaps more spinoffs or something.  I could dig more side stories within the universe.


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Posted 10 November 2017 - 09:36 PM

I wouldn't even care if we just got a one off Vong character.

 

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 10:12 PM

I was really pleased by this news. I want my Star Wars fix, but these actors probably don't want it to be their full time job forever. I'd like to get another trilogy out of them after 10 years, before they get old, but not every other year forever. But alternating stand-alones with a longer form trilogy is pretty neat.

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 10:56 PM

I'd like to hope Disney's game plan isn't just to slowly make everything they wrote off canon once again.

The Vong for me were always a bad idea. Too much of a science fiction concept for a science fantasy franchise and just pointlessly grim dark.

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 11:10 PM

Ugh...   I've been burned out for years now.     While  I like parts of things (BB8, K2, Porgs)  I just can't really get into it anymore.    It's just too damn much without a break to digest.  

There is such a thing as too much of a good thing.   They need to take a friggin' breather.


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Posted 10 November 2017 - 11:23 PM

Please. Name. Yoda's. Species.

 
Do you have a single good reason as to why they should? What will knowing Yoda's species' name add to the Star Wars mythology?
Add to the mythology? Nothing major. But my main reason is the existence of Yaddle. She must be forced to always be referred to as "Yoda Species". In a series where every character who had 3 seconds of screen time has a name and backstory, it strikes me as a bizzare omission.

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 11:47 PM

Yaddle? Just goes to show how long it's been since I've seen The Phantom Menace (which, for the record, was probably when I rented it shortly after it came out on VHS). I had no idea that character even existed.

 

Hopefully I'll be able to forget about it again soon.


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Posted 11 November 2017 - 02:47 AM

Ugh...   I've been burned out for years now.     While  I like parts of things (BB8, K2, Porgs)  I just can't really get into it anymore.    It's just too damn much without a break to digest.  

There is such a thing as too much of a good thing.   They need to take a friggin' breather.

I've started feeling similarly about Marvel movies. I haven't been able to muster up any enthusiasm to see Thor Ragnarok because it feels like I've been bombarded with the same thing too much. I went to see The Death of Stalin instead.


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Posted 11 November 2017 - 03:02 AM

The problem as I see it is that Star Wars is remembered for a very compact story. Farmboy becomes a hero, discovers his family is to blame for the problem, saves the galaxy while redeeming his family.

You can absolutely tell other stories there but Lucas was smart enough not to make them movies. Someone once described Star Wars lore to me as being like a salad bar. You have the canon movies at the centre but you're free to pick and choose from the games, comics, books etc what else you do or don't want on your plate.

Disney want a Star Wars movie every year now. The A Star Wars Story brand will exist specifically to create prequels and based on Rogue One I'm not convinced. Even for a franchise with a ton of merchandise they opened the flood gates to even more companies.

Everything about Disney's handling feels like a cash grab. Shoving Star Wars in audience's faces until they're sick of it.

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 03:38 AM

If the new ones are going to be detached from the Skywalker stuff, then the salad bar analogy surely still applies. More movies isn't going to remove that freedom if they're not going to be all that connected to existing material.

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 05:21 AM

Is anyone honestly surprised that after Disney shelled out two billion for Star Wars, they are going to run that train for as long as it's still got track?



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Posted 11 November 2017 - 03:33 PM

Id like to see any of the following:

 

1) Adaptation of Knights Of The Old Republic.  The cinematic trailers they did for those games ALWAYS had me wishing for a movie done in that style of animation. Id settle for a live action film.  If not a set of a movies, this could be the perfect setting for a live action TV series  

 

2) Darth Bane trilogy.  Despite what Disney says about all new and unexplored area of the Star Wars Universe....they will want to tie it into the current set of movies somehow, someway I am sure.  I think Bane and the rule of 2 could be the best way to do that. 

 

3) Republic Commandos.  I LOVED the books and the game is still one of my favorites of the Star Wars games. You could still have your Jedi/Sith involvement. Its a already established time period. 



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Posted 11 November 2017 - 04:10 PM

A KOTOR adaption would be great. Three movies gives plenty of time to devote to the story, and the story has a twist worthy of the original

 

The problem with KOTOR is that twist is about as well known as Darth Vader's twist in Star Wars circles so how do you hide it so its not obvious and gets outed immediately? The minute the names "Revan", "Malak", "Shan", or "Carth" show up, the cat's out of the bag.



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Posted 11 November 2017 - 04:47 PM

I suppose it's too much to ask Disney to revisit the Prequel Trilogy at some point and tell the war story that Lucas was too afraid to tell the first time around. We don't need a Skywalker (or Jedi, really). Just tell the "Fall of the Old Republic" story that we missed in between AOTC and ROTS. If we could keep the feel of the early Republic Commando books, that'd be great.

Or give us Rogue Squadron. Any Rogue Squadron. Make it a 2.5 hour long X-wing battle and I'd probably be there opening night.

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 05:53 PM

A KOTOR adaption would be great. Three movies gives plenty of time to devote to the story, and the story has a twist worthy of the original
 
The problem with KOTOR is that twist is about as well known as Darth Vader's twist in Star Wars circles so how do you hide it so its not obvious and gets outed immediately? The minute the names "Revan", "Malak", "Shan", or "Carth" show up, the cat's out of the bag.


This is where we solve the problem by using the original KOTOR. Tales of the Jedi KotOR to be specific. Less known but still could be just as epic following the saga of The Sith resurgence begun by Exar Kun and Ulic Quel Droma as Nomi Sunrider and the Jedi order fight to stop them. But heck it’s all Legends now. They could make Ulic/Revan and Kun/Malak. Straight adaptions of the legends canon will never happen but they have already shown signs of cherry picking concepts already.

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 06:57 PM

A KOTOR adaption would be great. Three movies gives plenty of time to devote to the story, and the story has a twist worthy of the original

 

The problem with KOTOR is that twist is about as well known as Darth Vader's twist in Star Wars circles so how do you hide it so its not obvious and gets outed immediately? The minute the names "Revan", "Malak", "Shan", or "Carth" show up, the cat's out of the bag.

But do you really think that would keep people that are in the know from going? I never played the games, but I know the plot line ish...and Id still be super pumped to see it get played out.  Especially a shuttle full of sith crashing into the Jedi temple and all out war. 



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Posted 11 November 2017 - 07:47 PM

 

A KOTOR adaption would be great. Three movies gives plenty of time to devote to the story, and the story has a twist worthy of the original

 

The problem with KOTOR is that twist is about as well known as Darth Vader's twist in Star Wars circles so how do you hide it so its not obvious and gets outed immediately? The minute the names "Revan", "Malak", "Shan", or "Carth" show up, the cat's out of the bag.

But do you really think that would keep people that are in the know from going? I never played the games, but I know the plot line ish...and Id still be super pumped to see it get played out.  Especially a shuttle full of sith crashing into the Jedi temple and all out war. 

 

 

That was TOR, not KOTOR, but the point is still valid. This would be an amazing sequence to witness in live action:

 





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