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@  TM2-Megatron : (18 April 2019 - 05:03 PM)

Switching shifts constantly is never good for one's health. There was a time when I worked overnights steady for about 2 years; did wonders for my health, as well

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:36 PM)

Don't miss early shift (and especially switching back and forth every two weeks) a bit.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:36 PM)

Man, permanent late shift really has done wonders for my overal well-being. Never having to get up early for work, staying up late, weekends off... a ot of my coworkers think I'm crazy, but late shift is really my preferred shift.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:33 PM)

(My total lack of sleep on that day might have contributed, though.)

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:33 PM)

At noon, it was warm.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:33 PM)

On Monday, we went on strike early in the morning, I was also wearing to jackets and gloves and my toes and fingers were freezing.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 April 2019 - 04:31 PM)

Nope, right now my days are doing that. Frigid at night (Well, just below zero, but still.) and warm enough to be always be ill prepared during the day.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:28 PM)

Today it's so warm I had to take a shower to wash off the sweat after a lengthy bike trip.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:27 PM)

This past Friday I was wearing two jackets and winter gloves outside and took a hot bath when I returned home.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:27 PM)

Is "April weather" an issue in other countries as well, or is that specifically a German phenomenon?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2019 - 11:04 AM)

Well, when you understand the history of the area it make sense. It's basically a series of countries buying the place, moving in, saying "we rule you people now", and the locals shrugging and responding, "okay, you have fun with that".

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2019 - 07:58 AM)

When did we all turn into Henry Higgins?

@  unluckiness : (16 April 2019 - 03:16 AM)

To be fair, most Americans can't get the hang of English, so I can understand why.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2019 - 03:15 AM)

(And yeah, Calliope is a Greek muse, not French, but the street was named BY the French when they took over.)

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2019 - 03:10 AM)

In New Orleans there's a bunch of streets with French names that are pronounced by locals with a more English emphasis, for example "Calliope Street" is pronounced "CAL-lee-ope".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 11:56 PM)

I figured as much for Canadians.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2019 - 11:37 PM)

hm; whenever I've heard people talk about the school they said it the same way as the cathedral...but I guess that's in Canada, so they're probably more familiar with the cathedral than the school

@  Dracula : (15 April 2019 - 11:11 PM)

There's plenty of place names in the US like that. Around here we have an "el doh-RAY-doh," and up north there's a Cairo that's pronounced "kay-roh"

@  RichardT1977 : (15 April 2019 - 09:56 PM)

Yeah, the common pronunciation of the University is probably the reason most Americans don't pronounce the Cathedral name correctly.

@  Arazyr : (15 April 2019 - 08:03 PM)

That's my understanding of how the two are supposed to be pronounced as well.

@  Echowarrior : (15 April 2019 - 07:42 PM)

When I'm talking about the cathedral, I say "noh-treh dahme". When I talk about the university, I say "noh-ter dayme". I don't see a problem with that.

@  Paladin : (15 April 2019 - 06:26 PM)

guessing "Hunchback" just got bumped WAY down the list for Disney's live-action remakes...

@  Patch : (15 April 2019 - 05:56 PM)

We all pronounce it wrong, so no one knows enough to care.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2019 - 05:40 PM)

It'd be odd for most Americans not to know how to pronounce Notre Dame, considering they have a University with the same name that's the subject of a relatively popular film based around a sport most Americans love

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 04:22 PM)

Three or four more hours will be needed to contain the fire.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 04:22 PM)

Update from France 24: the Paris Fire Brigade says two towers and the main structure of the cathedral have been saved from complete destruction.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 03:57 PM)

One does not have to speak French to know that rhyming with "voter name" is off the mark.

@  Locoman : (15 April 2019 - 03:51 PM)

Really? It's an international tragedy and you're zeroing in on the people who maybe don't speak French?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 03:44 PM)

@Tm_Silverclaw I just read on BBC News that the cause is not yet clear, but officials suspect the fire could be linked to renovation work.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 03:42 PM)

Oh boy, here we go with the U.S.-American newscasters who can't pronounce "Notre Dame" correctly.

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 April 2019 - 03:38 PM)

Too soon to say.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 April 2019 - 03:20 PM)

Do we know if it was an attack? Arson? Or just bad wiring?

@  Nevermore : (15 April 2019 - 02:10 PM)

Religion is dead?

@  Paladin : (15 April 2019 - 02:01 PM)

major cathedral burning down on Holy Week is some kind of metaphor.

@  Benbot : (15 April 2019 - 12:54 PM)

Hard to believe a wonder of the world could just be wiped out so easily. Hopefully they can still save it

@  Benbot : (15 April 2019 - 12:51 PM)

Well, Notre Dame is burning down

@  Benbot : (15 April 2019 - 10:05 AM)

yikes I thought the site was going to be down for a while

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 09:07 PM)

So, time for another strike. No sleep for me tonight. Oh well.

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 09:04 PM)

Think Game of Thrones "light" meets Cabaret and you get the idea.

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 09:03 PM)

Kinda sorta, just with more intrigue, conspiracy, depravity, crime and violence.

@  RichardT1977 : (14 April 2019 - 06:37 PM)

So it's like a prequel to Cabaret?

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 04:02 PM)

And man, characters are smoking literally EVERYWHERE.

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 03:27 PM)

Also, full frontal male nudity. (There's been quite a bit of female nudity since episode 1.)

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 03:26 PM)

Episode 6, and Hitler is randomly name-checked.

@  Xellos : (14 April 2019 - 12:22 PM)

Runa runa!

@  Sabrblade : (14 April 2019 - 09:10 AM)

Wocka wocka!

@  The Doctor Who : (14 April 2019 - 06:59 AM)

Lewd

@  Paladin : (14 April 2019 - 06:57 AM)

troutstick.

@  MEDdMI : (14 April 2019 - 06:34 AM)

With a trout.

@  Xellos : (14 April 2019 - 05:44 AM)

With a stick?


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Posted 18 December 2017 - 01:49 AM

Most likely not.

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Posted 18 December 2017 - 07:47 AM

 

 

Why does some one ask this in every thread?

 
Ghost Rider.

 

I blame Defunct.

 

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Posted 18 December 2017 - 02:47 PM

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"Pretty Girl Magical Girl Dinosaur Angel Warrior Prima Angel" might be the greatest terrible magical girl terminology yet.

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Oh hey

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Posted 18 December 2017 - 02:49 PM

This looks like a 5 minute short comedy anime.


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Posted 18 December 2017 - 02:53 PM

Close. 4 minutes.

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Posted 18 December 2017 - 03:03 PM

She's not even dinosaur themed.


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Posted 18 December 2017 - 03:11 PM

So does her Destructo Disc actually hit anything?


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Posted 18 December 2017 - 03:23 PM

She beats up a group of monsters and then their fusioned form.

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Other weird magical girl terminology that I still don't get:
  • somebody decided that Tokyo Dolls' equivalent of "Phonic Gain" should be called "Feel"
  • the Symphogear and Madoka phone games have both very similar mechanics called "Memoria"

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#29 Logicron

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Posted 18 December 2017 - 03:41 PM

somebody decided that Tokyo Dolls' equivalent of "Phonic Gain" should be called "Feel"

 

What's the Phonic Gain and how does calling it Feel mess with it?


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Posted 18 December 2017 - 09:25 PM

I mean, "Feel" isn't exactly the best choice as the formal name for an in-universe mechanic that's important to the plot.

Tangentially related:

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Posted 18 December 2017 - 09:49 PM

Speaking of singing, Idolmaster has a girl from Brazil now, which I think is hilarious considering what brazilian idols are like.


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Posted 18 December 2017 - 11:51 PM

I think t7S is the only idol mobage with a black idol.

 

 

 

somebody decided that Tokyo Dolls' equivalent of "Phonic Gain" should be called "Feel"

 

What's the Phonic Gain and how does calling it Feel mess with it?

 

 

Phonic Gain is singing the right notes in resonance with your Symphogear (or something) which powers up your gear and allows it to do all the impossible things.

 

In that sense "Feel" just sounds super weird.


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Posted 18 December 2017 - 11:54 PM

There was at least one time they got Phonic Gain from Miku and the Stroganoff gang singing the school anthem, which is kind of bizarre compared to all the other times come to think of it.

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 01:00 AM

 

<fourteenwings> Oh so Yuuna told people
<fourteenwings> and they didn't get hit by trucks? ;-;
<Naas> I guess someone pointed out that they didn't want to make it look like they were setting up for an Isekai spinoff

 

I thought this was particularly unchivalrous.

 

Also:

 

 

"Kusunoki, it feels like you're angry all of the time."

 

Wouldn't have it any other way.


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Posted 19 December 2017 - 01:46 AM

The whole "Curse of god" thing from this season of YuYuYu is weeeiiird.


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Posted 19 December 2017 - 01:52 AM

What I find really weird is how in the same year, Symphogear and YuYuYu both confirmed that the gods are still around and (somewhat) active despite how none of them were ever directly depicted and we only know about them from systems that look like they were just left running on auto (the Curse of Balal and the fire land).

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 06:38 AM

I recently discovered that Takahashi has her own cooking show, which feels like an odd thing for a recurring thing a voice actor does. The "episodes" can get pretty long since they seem to be done mostly live.

What I'm getting at is I have no idea what kind of people need to see this kind of thing.

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 10:38 AM

I kinda wanted to watch the cooking show that guy who played Kaito in Gaim hosted.
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Posted 19 December 2017 - 11:25 AM

What I'm getting at is I have no idea what kind of people need to see this kind of thing.

Takahashi fans?


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Posted 19 December 2017 - 11:59 AM

Male seiyuu can get their vacations paid for by fans.

 

Female seiyuu can get every single meal paid for by fans.

 

Now if only that weren't as creepy as it sounds.

 

Presumably though you can watch a rando livestream or you can watch a professional adorable anime girl voice person livestream. In fact I kind of wonder if the seiyuu who don't become singers just go wholeheartedly into the livestreaming thing nowadays.

 

Kurumi's OP (Girl's Only Miracle or Girls Only Miracle who know) is by Mia REGINA but it's not on their latest mini-album...?


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