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@  RichardT1977 : (23 May 2019 - 10:29 AM)

"DECOMPOSE!"

@  Paladin : (23 May 2019 - 06:29 AM)

will they next evolve into Inhumanoids?

@  Ashley : (23 May 2019 - 02:42 AM)

the original slivers were spikey monsters. then the evolved into humanoids. now they're back to spikey bug monsters.

@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2019 - 10:42 PM)

Wait. Slivers were bishies???

@  unluckiness : (22 May 2019 - 10:40 PM)

They haven't necessarily looped yet. It's possible they're stuck in "yaoi anatomy"

@  Ashley : (22 May 2019 - 10:35 PM)

I think Slivers in MTG have crossed the bishonen line and looped back around to monstrous

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2019 - 09:48 PM)

Maxi, provigo, loblaws.

@  RichardT1977 : (22 May 2019 - 09:42 PM)

Which store brand is it?

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2019 - 05:52 PM)

I need to buy more "no name" foods. This pizza is freaking awesome.

@  Bass X0 : (20 May 2019 - 11:16 AM)

SEND THE BOOKS!!

@  Cybersnark : (20 May 2019 - 08:52 AM)

So, now that Game of Thrones is over, when can we get back to The Dragon Prince?

@  unluckiness : (20 May 2019 - 12:19 AM)

Like, half of them nowadays are montages of tweet screencaps from the writer's inbox

@  unluckiness : (20 May 2019 - 12:18 AM)

lol you expected integrity from internet news

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 11:33 PM)

I'm mostly confused how news sites went from "Analysing all the amazingness of Game of Thrones" to "Fans sure don't like this season!", like... way to prioritize clicks over a solid editorial opinion

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 11:30 PM)

[and there's a recurring setting of a "derelict industrial site"] is this like the Toei Quarry?

@  MEDdMI : (19 May 2019 - 11:17 PM)

@Foffy and then that giant lasagna just tipped over and killed everyone, to be later known as the infamous Bad Monday event.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 PM)

Ahahaha!!! Go read the reactions for yourself. To say anything more here risks spoiling the finale for subscribing Allsparkers, the quality of this season notwithstanding.

@  Foffy : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 PM)

pretty wild how heathcliff was in the game of thrones finale, i was not expecting that crossover

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 10:48 PM)

were they still super pissed?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 May 2019 - 10:48 PM)

Well, as someone who is not into Game of Thrones, it sure was entertaining to open up social media this evening to unexpectedly see headlines about fan reactions to the finale. Lmao.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:12 PM)

But it's also a SUPER-well known location in my region, so these extensive exterior shots without any post production alterations completely ruin the illusion for me.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:11 PM)

I mean, I get why they did it: It's an existing location that fits the purpose, it's open for the public, and they had to shoot some scenes in my home state anyway to due a subsidizing deal.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:09 PM)

Needless to say, it's not in Berlin, and even what's seen onscreen is waaaaay too modern for something that's supposed to exist in 1929 (even moreso as a derelict site in 1929). The structures seen haven't even been built until the 1960s!

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:07 PM)

I'm currently in the process of watching season 2 of Babylon Berlin, and there's a recurring setting of a "derelict industrial site" or whatever it's supposed to be on the show, and I easily recognize it as a place only a few minutes from where I live (it's actually a former ironworks site that's been turned into a public park).

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:52 PM)

Ever since I went to Japan last year, I have friend who dread watching anime with me due to that...

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:51 PM)

Not hugely, but I am the type to notice places once I have been there and say "Hey, I've been there!"

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2019 - 05:50 PM)

Half of new york city (on tape.) is actually montreal.

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 05:50 PM)

I watched Death Wish 5 last night and clearly recognized Toronto streets; didn't pull me out of Bronson's 1-man war on drugs or fashion or whatever it was that pissed him off that time

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 05:49 PM)

it's nice to finally be thought of as exotic by somebody! lol

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 05:48 PM)

In an "I cannot possibly make my brain ignore the location I'm familiar with and pretend it's whatever the story claims it is" way?

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 05:42 PM)

Question for those of you living in exotic locations such as the US or the UK: If you watch a movie or a TV show that features a real-life location as a stand-in for someplace else, and you recognize the real-life location due to having been there in person, does that pull you out of the story?

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:15 PM)

Maybe you should have installed macOS in your house instead.

@  Noideaforaname : (19 May 2019 - 04:40 PM)

Nothing like coming home after a long day to find a bird in the house. And then once you sit down for a well-earned rest after leading the bird back outside, you find it had a friend. A friend who *really* doesn't understand how windows work...

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 May 2019 - 01:26 PM)

Bingo. The big polls don't tell people what's actually happening because that doesn't sell.

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 AM)

IIRC there are good polls but data is easily manipulated so they give people what they want to hear

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2019 - 10:58 AM)

The only way to get people interested in politics is to make into reality TV. So they lie to do it.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 May 2019 - 01:38 AM)

Yeah, polling these days is garbage.

@  Sean Whitmore : (18 May 2019 - 11:53 PM)

Well, he was an honest man. He wasn’t gonna lie to a 5-year-old.

@  Paladin : (18 May 2019 - 08:34 PM)

Grandfather once said to me, "I'm going upstairs and hug your grandma."

@  Sabrblade : (18 May 2019 - 07:08 PM)

Mama always said that you can tell a lot 'bout a person from 'is shoes...

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 May 2019 - 03:54 PM)

Life is like a box of chocolates. Stay out of the sun or melt into a pile of gross slop.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 May 2019 - 10:26 AM)

Greasy, disappointing and still managing to be over priced?

@  Lancer : (18 May 2019 - 10:22 AM)

... Yes, it is!

@  Noideaforaname : (18 May 2019 - 09:48 AM)

Life's a fillet of fish!

@  unluckiness : (18 May 2019 - 08:53 AM)

ow the edge

@  Paladin : (18 May 2019 - 07:03 AM)

a reminder that life is an unrepentant hellscape where everyone & everything you know will eventually betray you.

@  Pennpenn : (18 May 2019 - 06:45 AM)

You know, this election is what has finally broken me of any confidence at any point of pre-polling data. I mean, it's always been sketchy, but this is just... aaaargh!

@  Pennpenn : (18 May 2019 - 06:08 AM)

I was going to make an Auspol election thread in P&R, but the outcome so far has made me feel physically ill.

@  Gamma V : (18 May 2019 - 03:28 AM)

Haven't been here in a long time.

@  Pennpenn : (18 May 2019 - 03:16 AM)

I have heard that, it's rather disappointing. Ah, maybe they'll just leech each others stores of "awful racist vote" and not go anywhere.


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#541 D Immortalis

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 04:13 AM

I want to care..but ehhhhh.


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Posted 25 October 2018 - 04:42 AM

Are we splitting the Avengers 4 discussion into a new thread already?

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Posted 04 November 2018 - 03:07 PM

... not the reaction I was expecting, but okay
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Posted 04 November 2018 - 05:19 PM

Well, I mean it's interesting, but...

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 04:56 PM

Current run time for avengers 4 is at 3 hours

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 07:01 PM

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 09:27 PM

im seriously considering talking to the theater manager in town about doing a double feature on opening night. assuming they havent already thought of it


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Posted 09 November 2018 - 09:13 AM

im seriously considering talking to the theater manager in town about doing a double feature on opening night. assuming they havent already thought of it

 

If they're worth their salt they have, and are more likely than not already talking to Disney about it. We are.


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Posted 19 November 2018 - 06:51 PM

not sure where to put this, so its going here. theres finally an official timeline from marvel for the movies

 

1943-1945: Captain America: The First Avenger
2010: Iron Man
2011: Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk, Thor
2012: The Avengers, Iron Man 3
2013: Thor: The Dark World
2014: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
2015: Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man
2016: Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming
2016 through to 2017: Doctor Strange
2017: Black Panther, Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War
 

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Posted 20 November 2018 - 06:05 AM

 

not sure where to put this, so its going here. theres finally an official timeline from marvel for the movies

 

1943-1945: Captain America: The First Avenger
2010: Iron Man
2011: Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk, Thor
2012: The Avengers, Iron Man 3
2013: Thor: The Dark World
2014: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
2015: Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man
2016: Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming
2016 through to 2017: Doctor Strange
2017: Black Panther, Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War
 

 

 

...there's a couple things wrong there.

 

First off, Black Panther was implied to take place very shortly after the events of Civil War, so it had to happen in 2016. Second, no listing for Ant Man and the Wasp, though that's comparatively minor - it has to take place at roughly the same time as Infinity War.


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Posted 20 November 2018 - 09:55 AM

And that's pretty much why they shouldn't have published an official timeline. Just like the comics, inconsistencies like that are going to keep popping up.

The only timeline you need is that the events of the movies generally happened in release order. (Yes, there's Captains America and Marvel, but the former had an epilogue in the present, and I'm fairly confident the latter will too.) It's like actual history, focus on what's happening, don't get wrapped up in the dates.

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Posted 20 November 2018 - 05:15 PM

Yeah, I'm reasonably certain Civil War and Black Panther take place within days of each other, weeks at the most.


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Posted 20 November 2018 - 11:04 PM

i prefer the order of civil war, panther, spider man, dr strange, ragnarok and infinity war


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Posted 21 November 2018 - 09:27 PM

i prefer the order of civil war, panther, spider man, dr strange, ragnarok and infinity war

 

I'm actually okay with the events of Doctor Strange overlapping with the events of Spider-Man: Homecoming. It's pretty much accepted that the former took place over several months, after all.


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Posted 28 November 2018 - 04:38 AM

lol well we know that the post credit scenes from Infinity war and Antman and the wasp happen at the same time at least XD 



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Posted 23 April 2019 - 03:26 AM

So rewatching Infinity War in prep for Endgame, one thing bugs me.

How did Thor know the Time Stone was on Earth? Its true he crossed paths with Dr. Strange during Ragnarok but I doubt Doc would just up and tell Thor what hes got. And even if Thor knows what the Eye of Agamotto was why would he say its safe with the Avengers? Could be hes generalized it as being on Earth near them would safeguard it enough but anyway you shake it, it just seems like Thor shouldnt know anything about the Time Stones location.

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Posted 23 April 2019 - 08:27 AM

Maybe it's like how Thanos sent Gamora to find the location of the Power and Soul stones. She tracked down the Power stone to Guardians 1 movie but we never knew how she found out where the Soul stone is.

Perhaps one of the children or agents of Thanos got the information that an earth guy has claimed the Eye of Agamotto then.

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Posted 23 April 2019 - 11:06 AM

So rewatching Infinity War in prep for Endgame, one thing bugs me.

How did Thor know the Time Stone was on Earth? Its true he crossed paths with Dr. Strange during Ragnarok but I doubt Doc would just up and tell Thor what hes got. And even if Thor knows what the Eye of Agamotto was why would he say its safe with the Avengers? Could be hes generalized it as being on Earth near them would safeguard it enough but anyway you shake it, it just seems like Thor shouldnt know anything about the Time Stones location.

 

Here's my theory. Thor spent the time between the end of Age of Ultron and the start of Ragnarok traveling the Nine Realms and seeking out information related to the Infinity Stones. It's very likely that he went to at least one library or archive, either in Asgard or in a friendly realm, and found information regarding the Time Stone and the Eye of Agamotto. He sees Dr. Strange wearing it, puts two and two together, and simply doesn't bring it up because he's got bigger priorities at the time.

 

Reasonably simple, doesn't require a lot of assumptions. Occam would approve.


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Posted 23 April 2019 - 11:17 AM

Maybe it's like how Thanos sent Gamora to find the location of the Power and Soul stones. She tracked down the Power stone to Guardians 1 movie but we never knew how she found out where the Soul stone is.

Perhaps one of the children or agents of Thanos got the information that an earth guy has claimed the Eye of Agamotto then.


I recall a scene where she tells Nebula that she found a map to the soul stone and destroyed it after memorizing the location.

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Posted 25 April 2019 - 11:31 PM

Indeed. That was something Thanos plucked right out of Nebula's memory. The jerk.


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