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@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:59 AM)

Probably gonna assemble Devastator after work.

@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:58 AM)

Ooooh. Overload arrived. He's surprisingly fun.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 04:00 PM)

He's sweeter than the average bear.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 July 2020 - 03:14 PM)

Convert him to Maple Syrup.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 03:10 PM)

what would Canada do with Yogi?

@  Cyoti : (01 July 2020 - 12:51 PM)

We can deport Yogi back to Canada now.

@  Sabrblade : (01 July 2020 - 12:50 PM)

Jellystone National Pawk. A westful wetweat.

@  Rycochet : (01 July 2020 - 12:47 PM)

Jellystone. We're going to be plunged into a decade of poor animation. Fortunately we've been led by bad cartoon characters for years so we won't notice much difference.

@  Maximus Ambus : (01 July 2020 - 06:19 AM)

what next? YELLOWSTONE?

@  Nevermore : (01 July 2020 - 05:46 AM)

Thanks, dead person.

@  Bass X0 : (01 July 2020 - 05:06 AM)

congratulations to all survivors of the first half of 2020.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 10:21 PM)

21 for me, but after numerous repetitions I got it down to 17 and a half.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 06:16 PM)

I transform in six steps from human to human sitting on my ass at the computer and back again!

@  -LittleAutob... : (30 June 2020 - 05:55 PM)

x-x when in vehicle mode we can travel much F A R T H E R-

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 05:52 PM)

Because despite the fact that we can travel around the world in the time it takes to get a good nights sleep and a couple of meals: people rarely wander more than 25 miles away from home for the duration of their lives.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I don't know how many days that trip takes - especially while sightseeing - but explaining they're 3936 kilometers (2445 miles) apart gives an idea, paradoxically because it is too large to easily picture.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:44 PM)

Aye.  When I catch lay people discussing miles and not how long the trip takes, it is in an attempt to stress how far away something is... like NYC to LA.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

But I can imagine 45 *minutes* easily.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

I can imagine a mile, it's a distance I've run. I can't really imagine 45 miles.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:19 PM)

I think there's also an element of the thing where things that are much bigger than us all blur together.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:49 AM)

If you're not, then you're more concerned with how long it takes.  Actual distance doesn't tell you that very well.  Besides traffic and road conditions, you'll need to know what kind of driving (city/interstate/rural/etc.).

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:47 AM)

Distance matters if you're being paid by the mile.

@  TM2-Megatron : (30 June 2020 - 11:44 AM)

Canadians are the same way, for the most part. If you're driving somewhere far, especially, it helps you plan out the day more than a distance in KM would.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:42 AM)

We use the time it takes to get someplace because that is what is relevant to us.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 10:55 AM)

Because even we can't figure out miles half the time.

@  Paladin : (30 June 2020 - 09:54 AM)

it's a big country with a lot of empty space. between our citizens' ears.

@  Bass X0 : (30 June 2020 - 09:52 AM)

Why do most Americans measure distance by hours of driving?

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 07:26 PM)

And as a result the world's lone blu-ray release of the film, an Australian disc that came out 7 years ago, now goes for hundreds of dollars on eBay. Thanks Disney.

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 06:21 PM)

Well, they censored Daryl Hannah's butt in Splash :rolleyes

@  Paladin : (29 June 2020 - 05:43 PM)

maybe New Mutants is too bad even for D+.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 June 2020 - 05:00 PM)

X-Men films are coming to Disney+ next month. But will they censor Hugh Jackman's butt?

@  -LittleAutob... : (29 June 2020 - 12:44 PM)

Pft.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 11:59 AM)

Behold! Night Strike Galvatron!

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 09:53 AM)

I will grant you a recolored body, and recolored troops to command.

@  Cybersnark : (29 June 2020 - 09:47 AM)

I don't want to be reissued. This body sucks, I wanna be updated.

@  Nevermore : (29 June 2020 - 09:43 AM)

I definitely don't intend to be reissued. Nobody would buy me.

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 08:31 AM)

will anybody else attempt to be reissued?

@  wonko the sane? : (29 June 2020 - 07:51 AM)

*Gasp* Decepticons re-writing history to serve their own needs?!?!

@  Nevermore : (29 June 2020 - 05:48 AM)

The whole point of the DJD is that they're fanatical Megatron fanboys (especially Tarn) to the point of having their own headcanon taking priority of the actual canon, simply speaking.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 04:01 AM)

They didn't know the war was over until later. And then they denied it anyway.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 June 2020 - 10:47 PM)

"He's comin' right for us!"

@  Telly : (28 June 2020 - 08:40 PM)

was that even still in effect once the war ended?

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 June 2020 - 06:51 PM)

According to Roberts, soldiers can ignore the order to spare Whirl if he's directly threatening them. But mostly the DJD were out of their heads on Nuke and not really caring much at the time.

@  Xaaron : (28 June 2020 - 06:41 PM)

Also, they were hopped up on goofballs at the time.

@  wonko the sane? : (28 June 2020 - 06:06 PM)

Cause it was whirl. He opened his (non-existant.) gob at the just the right time to piss somebody off. Or, so I assume.

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 June 2020 - 06:00 PM)

If Whirl was off limits why did the DJD kill him?

@  TM2-Megatron : (27 June 2020 - 05:57 PM)

That sounds about right. I actually didn't get into it until the IQ expansion came out (which saved me a bit of expense)

@  Otaku : (27 June 2020 - 05:55 PM)

Weird question (and sorry for so many shouts): did Overpower really release in August of '95?  I could have sworn I attempted to play it with a classmate who shouldn't have been a classmate by that point.

@  Otaku : (27 June 2020 - 05:52 PM)

So... I don't have all my cards still somewhere. XP I still play Pokémon via the PTCGO, and I've been doing Card of the Days over on Pojo (on and off) since 2013.

@  Otaku : (27 June 2020 - 05:51 PM)

For both financial, personal, and practical reasons, all my collectibles had to go about 10 years ago: action figures, comic books, card games, RPG books, video games.


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#41 bigbot69

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 04:33 PM

*watches trailer*

 

I wasn't ready, I WASN'T READY!!!


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Posted 29 November 2017 - 05:10 PM

Vision's days were numbered the minute his origins involved a Infinity Gem, considering we all knew this was coming. That's also why they've been hardcore pushing his "humanity" in his previous appearances. He's likely going to be one of the first ones taken out of commission (Mostly because he's also arguably the most powerful being on Earth with the aid of said Stone).

 

My money is on

 

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 05:29 PM

Are spoiler tags needed for speculation? Guess if it turns out to be true itd retroactively be a spoiler but as id its just a guess
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Posted 29 November 2017 - 05:33 PM

 

Vision's days were numbered the minute his origins involved a Infinity Gem, considering we all knew this was coming. That's also why they've been hardcore pushing his "humanity" in his previous appearances. He's likely going to be one of the first ones taken out of commission (Mostly because he's also arguably the most powerful being on Earth with the aid of said Stone).

 

My money is on

 

Spoiler

 

 

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 05:34 PM

Wouldn't Adam Warlock take the Adam Warlock role?

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 05:34 PM

I'm genuinely looking forward to this, so very much!


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Posted 29 November 2017 - 05:37 PM

Wouldn't Adam Warlock take the Adam Warlock role?

 

No, Adam Warlock is playing the Beyonder's role and Beyonder is standing in for Dazzler.



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Posted 29 November 2017 - 05:49 PM

*watches trailer*

 

I wasn't ready, I WASN'T READY!!!

 

I kind of feel the same.

 

I got this feeling that Infinity War might be the best movie of 2018 but then again it could be the worse movie due to all of the charaters appearing, but so far the trailer pretty much blows Justice League trailers out of the water (not seen the film, YET) but then I do think DC is on a rush to catch up to marvel who had plenty of sucess in the last couple of years when it comes to movies thou Inhumans might be their misstep.


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Posted 29 November 2017 - 06:02 PM

Marvel's been building to this for a decade. Thanos first appeared six years ago.

 

I'm kind of shocked the Superhero bubble didn't burst before we got here. But I'll be honest - this is probably the movie in which I get off the ride. Personal fatigue with the genre on my end, but what a bookend movie to wrap it all up with.

 

That's subject to change if we ever get a Darkhawk movie or show.



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Posted 29 November 2017 - 06:06 PM

Marvel has shown theyre quite good at having multiple characters in a film without feeling overloaded.

Then again, there will be a TON of them in this one. Though i dont expect the guardians to show up on earth til towards the end
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Posted 29 November 2017 - 07:11 PM

I think I'm pretty much done with the MCU. The best reaction I can come up with to this is just Meh. No excitement. No anticipation. Just complete ambivalence. I've seen everything up through GotG 2, and I'm sure I'll see everything else at some point or other, but it's just nothing I still have any real desire to see.

 

I know it's not general superhero fatigue, because I'm still very interested to see more DCEU movies, and want to see more general superhero-type movies independent of either Marvel or DC. I was never really a Marvel guy, but they managed to get me to care about the universe with the Phase 1 movies, especially the first Avengers. But while they got my attention, nothing's really worked to keep it. I think Winter Soldier was the last movie that really still left me feeling invested in the universe.

 

Anyway, I'm happy for everyone who's excited for it. Hope you all thoroughly enjoy it.



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Posted 29 November 2017 - 07:38 PM

James Gunn mentioned that Adam Warlock

 

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 08:28 PM

I didn't see Ant-man or Wasp in the trailer, but they were in the photoshoot and listed in the cast.

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 09:15 PM

Since we're beyond the photo shoot bit here, I'm going to change the topic title to reflect that.

 

 

Eeeee! Ron Lim art! Teehee! :) :) :)

 

 

Good eye! That's my favorite Thanos character arc outside of the stuff that Starlin wrote. It's all made that much better by Lim's fantastic art.



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Posted 29 November 2017 - 09:23 PM

Here's how it will end.  Deadpool shows up and tells Josh Brolin that he's need on the set of "Deadpool 2" thus ending the movie.



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Posted 29 November 2017 - 09:30 PM

I dont get the idea of "movie fatigue" I could see not liking a series if its gone downhill like TF stuff but Marvel movies have been consistently good to great since Iron Man 1

 

Do you put down a good book at the climax of a story and say meh I'm done? Turn off a game at the start of the final boss fight and delete your save file?


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Posted 29 November 2017 - 11:08 PM

I dont get the idea of "movie fatigue" I could see not liking a series if its gone downhill like TF stuff but Marvel movies have been consistently good to great since Iron Man 1

 

Do you put down a good book at the climax of a story and say meh I'm done? Turn off a game at the start of the final boss fight and delete your save file?

 

As a general MCU fan, I would have to say you are giving the MCU a little too much credit. That said, I do not expect this movie to fail at the box office.



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Posted 30 November 2017 - 04:46 AM

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 07:33 AM

I dont get the idea of "movie fatigue" I could see not liking a series if its gone downhill like TF stuff but Marvel movies have been consistently good to great since Iron Man 1

 

Do you put down a good book at the climax of a story and say meh I'm done? Turn off a game at the start of the final boss fight and delete your save file?

 

Since you put it in terms of literary adventure as well as video games, I'll use an example of both:

 

I really enjoy the author David Weber. He's got a "Science Fantasy" setting called the Safehold series that is really, really good and is presently sitting at eight books]. He says he plans to continue the series, but I found the last book to be a good getting off point. Not out of any malice towards the author or the writing style (Though I do have some critiques with how he's handling his narrative, the last book was extremely satisfying), but simply because the overall story no longer interested me. The main hook that got me into the series was resolved, and looking forward I really didn't care for the next planned "stage" for this universe. Not because it wouldn't be a page turner, but it's simply not a story I'm interested in spending time with. That doesn't mean I don't wish it well, just means my own interest level has waned.

 

For video games, I'll use the example that drive my real life gamer friends up the proverbial wall. Final Fantasy VII, the quintessential JRPG classic...I never actually beat the game. Got all the way to the final dungeon to square off against Sephiroth...and hung it up. Why? Because the story was finished. Cloud's mystery had been resolved, Meteor had been stopped, the world was saved. I didn't feel like slogging through yet another dungeon to fight yet another boss after hundreds of hours. Like I said, drives my friends utterly bonkers that I'd stop "right before the end", but there was nothing left to drive me forward. I didn't and still don't care for Sephiroth as an antagonist. I find him whiny and annoying, and hardly deserving of the praise through the years.

 

 

 

I haven't been a serious comic reader in over a decade. I keep abreast current events and read summaries, but the last comic I purchased was when I got Batman: The Court of Owls trade for my Nook when I got that for Christmas four? five? years ago. The last Marvel book I picked up was the Christmas issue of Iron Man that involved him killing Terrorists on a submarine that were planning to launch a nuke at New York City and Tony being saved from the detonating warhead by a literal angel. To date the story, Tony was still with Rumiko Fujikawa at the time (I hear they offed her a few years later...typical Marvel. Give Tony a decent love interest that can actually keep up with him - plus all those fun little nods to the 2099 timeline - and they fridge her).

 

 

 

In that sense, I'm not a comic fan any longer. I enjoy the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I enjoy what it does. But my overall interest level in the narrative going forward is dropping, so Infinity War (and Part 2, if there is one) will likely be my last rodeo. Not because I don't think the output is good, but simply because it's as good an ending point as I'm going to get. And who knows, this is all just from the first trailer. It's entirely possible the MCU will hook me again with this tale and I'll stay on board for yet more films. I'm just saying that right now, I feel like Infinity War is the last Marvel film I'm going to be invested in - and not without just cause. The last Marvel film I actually watched was Age of Ultron. I've yet to see ANY of Phase 3.


Edited by Rust, 30 November 2017 - 07:34 AM.


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Posted 30 November 2017 - 08:10 AM

I get how you how feel.. it's becoming too much to keep up with..   Like, say, all of a sudden, individual Transformers started getting their own movies.





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