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@  Maximus Ambus : (12 August 2020 - 12:37 AM)

Sour grapes for the next decade until Apophis hits.

@  Hg Dragon : (11 August 2020 - 11:26 PM)

Thank yoo for vatching hydroolic pthress chan-nel.

@  Hg Dragon : (11 August 2020 - 11:19 PM)

Hey, do you have any grapes?

@  Otaku : (11 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

I dunno... it sounds kind of quackers to me.

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 August 2020 - 05:17 PM)

That would be nice....

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 August 2020 - 04:36 PM)

I wish I could just sit by a pond and watch ducks for a while.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 August 2020 - 03:52 AM)

Others say Joe sat down at this pond next to these ducks but really there's just no place in this world for an old man and his ducks.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:48 PM)

Even worse when I can produce those verifiable facts at a later point, and then the other person simply claims the argument was the other way round (as in, I was actually arguing their position and vice versa).

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:47 PM)

I can argue with people about my versus their memory of events when verifiable facts are not readily available, though, and I get really annoyed when I'm capable of presenting a precise, step-by-step summary with multiple key points that can be used for future verification, and the other person just goes "nope, wrong" without going into detail.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:45 PM)

I forget things, and I misremember things. But when presented with verifiable facts, my reaction is more like "Huh, could have sworn it was like that", not "this reality is not my own".

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:43 PM)

I have an extremely good memory (which I have proven time and again), and even I can be mistaken.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 August 2020 - 06:40 PM)

Might be worth pointing out that it only became "Mandela Effect" and not just "I remembered this wrong" when a conspiracy theorist insisted it was proof of alternate timelines.

@  Otaku : (10 August 2020 - 06:29 PM)

Incorrectly remembering Nelson Mandela's fate may be uniquely American... but is it really that strange to get South African political history wrong when you're no where near South Africa?

@  Otaku : (10 August 2020 - 06:29 PM)

I always assumed the Mandela Effect was a "human thing", not an American thing.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 August 2020 - 02:03 PM)

Then there are people who outright manufacture memories for whatever reason.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (10 August 2020 - 01:13 PM)

The human brain is so flaky that it is extremely unlikely that a given person does NOT have any false memories.

@  OverDrive73 : (10 August 2020 - 01:05 PM)

Perhaps it's simple word association the movie Sinbad and then our minds apply the same memories to a man named Sinbad.

@  OverDrive73 : (10 August 2020 - 01:04 PM)

The Mandela Effect is the same as people remembering Sinbad in a movie where he played a genie... Of which he never did.

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 09:36 AM)

People that believe Mandela Effect things would rather come up with any number of reasons as to why their version doesn't have any actual evidence(like alternate timelines collapsing into our own) than just admit they remembered something wrong

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Sort of. It's more that when presented with a verifiable fact, they double down because it's what they believe instead of changing their minds

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 August 2020 - 09:25 AM)

"I could have sworn that ______."

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 August 2020 - 09:25 AM)

I'm not arguing with either of those two statements, but they're not really connected. Mandela Effect is, to oversimplify, people being widely mistaken about what they think *is* a verifiable fact. Nothing to do with opinions.

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 08:52 AM)

Pretty sure the Mandela Effect in general is an American thing. Opinion > Verifiable Facts is sadly a pretty American thing

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:27 AM)

Ask these people how Apartheid ended according to their recollection, and I'm sure they'll draw a blank.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:25 AM)

You got two black anti-Apartheid activists who were imprisoned by the oppressive regime. One died, the other was Nelson Mandela. It's not a far stretch that Americans who don't know many details about the history of other countries would mix up the two.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:24 AM)

My own theory is that these people are simply mixing up Nelson Mandela and Steve Biko, another South African anti-Apartheid activist, who did indeed die in police custody in 1977. There was an Oscar-nominated movie about his life starring Denzel Washington that came out in 1987, the same time frame these people claim remembering Mandela dying.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:17 AM)

I met a few people from South Africa, and they either never heard of the phenomenon at all, or only know of it from the internet. Apparently, it's completely unknown in South Africa, and it might even be entirely limited to the United States.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:16 AM)

So does anyone remember the "Mandela Effect"? I'm talking specifically about the original case where many people vividly remember Nelson Mandela dying in prison in the 1980s.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 August 2020 - 03:16 AM)

Crisis of Corona.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 06:16 PM)

Which crisis crossover are we on now? I lost track.

@  Rycochet : (09 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

Much of the past decade has been the part of the comic series where less than stellar authors have driven the series into the ground and the editors are getting ready to either do a big multi issue crossover, leading to a reboot.

@  Bass X0 : (09 August 2020 - 02:28 PM)

At this point I've just decided to consider 2020 "not canon."

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 02:18 PM)

'member Pepperidge Farm?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 August 2020 - 02:10 PM)

Before the 'member berries there was Pepperidge farm. Pepperidge farm remembers.

@  OverDrive73 : (09 August 2020 - 12:21 PM)

>>>Shameless Plug<<< FYI. posted the last part of Quest for Tires in Allspark Pictures

@  SG Roadbuster : (08 August 2020 - 01:53 PM)

@Nevermore yes.

@  Nevermore : (08 August 2020 - 09:11 AM)

Is $30 a good deal for Subscription Service Breakdown?

@  Trpodeca : (08 August 2020 - 06:24 AM)

Oh dear God no. Twitter has changed it's default layout to the terrible new one. Why waste so much space on the left?

@  Steevy Maximus : (07 August 2020 - 08:28 PM)

@Bass X0, yeah, the Joe comic got REALLY solid in the upper 20s to the Cobra Civil War. It's interesting to see how well the Joe comic has aged relative to the cartoon. Where as I feel the opposite is true of Transformers

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 August 2020 - 03:58 PM)

Its so fun watching past TF Conventions.

@  Bass X0 : (07 August 2020 - 02:20 PM)

I've been reading classic 80s G.I. Joe lately. Its still decent even though I don't have any nostalgia towards it.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Think of it as Adam West Batman instead. ;)

@  wonko the sane? : (07 August 2020 - 07:49 AM)

That sounds more like the flash, or maybe booster gold than batman.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 12:27 AM)

They would get bored fighting each other and instead decide to take an epic cross-country road trip together.

@  RichardT1977 : (06 August 2020 - 08:57 PM)

What would happen if Batman were to fight Squirrel Girl?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 09:03 PM)

Unless you count the Mask vs Lobo special, but that's less a duel and more a duet.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 08:52 PM)

My favorite crossover fight was Thor vs Shazam/Captain Marvel. Early in the fight, Thor discovers that Billy Batson needs lightning to transform, and being a god of lightning he simply denies him that.

@  Sabrblade : (04 August 2020 - 08:46 PM)

Let's see a fight between Death Battle and Super Power Beat Down

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Which Lobo later claimed was because he was paid to take a dive. Yes, really.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

And then there's the times it's been decided by a fan vote, which is how we get things like Lobo (who can go toe-to-toe with Superman at full strength) losing to Wolverine.


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Posted 11 February 2020 - 03:19 PM

No, it is a season one episode, Time and Again. Like I said, I got hung up early watching the series. It just is a little bit of a disappointment after watching DS9.

 

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Posted 12 February 2020 - 06:11 AM

For Voyager, if there's an episode you just aren't getting into...just skip it. One of the boons of a show of this era is syndication is law. You aren't going to miss any real character growth or plot advancements outside Season Openers and Finales.



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Posted 12 February 2020 - 07:44 AM

Time and Again was the third episode. It was a... brave decision to follow the pilot with a technobabble-heavy episode with time warping, and follow that with a technobabble-heavy time travel episode. (And to follow that with a Neelix episode, and follow that with basically the second episode again only without the time stuff).


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Posted 12 February 2020 - 08:35 AM

For Voyager I just watched the episodes that delt with the Borg and the finally episodes of them getting home.  

 

DS9 kind of the same, only the ones that furthered the story and not stand alone episodes.  

 

You can do a Google Search and find the episodes that further the plot, others have taken the time from their not so busy lives to compile the list so lazy people like me dont have to guess.  But I would read the description of the episodes I was skipping in case there was one that sounded interesting or fun. 



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Posted 12 February 2020 - 09:35 AM

Well, to be honest, I only skipped one episode on my DS9 rewatch.

 

 

Let's see who can guess which episode it is!


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Posted 12 February 2020 - 09:59 AM

I bet you skipped the one with the skipping.
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Posted 12 February 2020 - 10:13 AM

I actually enjoyed that episode.


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Posted 12 February 2020 - 10:16 AM

Move along home by skipping that episode.



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Posted 12 February 2020 - 10:18 AM

Well, to be honest, I only skipped one episode on my DS9 rewatch.

 

 

Let's see who can guess which episode it is!

Meridian, Fascination, Profit and Lace, The Muse, The Storyteller, Move Along Home.

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Posted 12 February 2020 - 10:21 AM

Half of those are entirely watchable as long as you're in the right frame of mind (ha!) to watch them. Also, you left out Let He Who is Without Sin...



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Posted 12 February 2020 - 10:55 AM

Nope. Good guesses, but I watched all of those.

 

The one that I skipped was The Ascent. It is a decent enough episode but nothing really happens in the end. Odo and Quark go back to the status Quo and Jake and Nog patch things up.


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Posted 12 February 2020 - 11:05 AM

Nope. Good guesses, but I watched all of those.

 

The one that I skipped was The Ascent. It is a decent enough episode but nothing really happens in the end. Odo and Quark go back to the status Quo and Jake and Nog patch things up.

 

What?  That was a great episode! 



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Posted 12 February 2020 - 11:29 AM

Yeah, I loved it when it aired, but like I said, nothing happens, and I was ready to get to the Dominion War.


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Posted 12 February 2020 - 11:58 AM

i kinda like the storyteller. if nothing else, it gives a very good example of how much things change between obrien and bashir by the end of the series


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Posted 12 February 2020 - 12:46 PM

Yeah, I forgot how much he hated him in the begining.


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Posted 12 February 2020 - 03:32 PM

If I were skipping one, it would be Empok Nor.



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Posted 12 February 2020 - 03:50 PM

I am going to watch any of the Garek episodes.


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Posted 12 February 2020 - 04:35 PM

The one where O'Brien goes to mind prison and gets depression is skippable if only because it's weird how it never comes up again in the show.

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Posted 12 February 2020 - 04:52 PM

DS9 remains the show I've seen the least of overall, but a lot about O'Brien never gets mentioned again after it happens to him. Remember how in TNG he was a veteran of the Federation-Cardassian conflict? I don't think that ever was a thing that played a role anywhere in the show.



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Posted 12 February 2020 - 04:56 PM

DS9 remains the show I've seen the least of overall, but a lot about O'Brien never gets mentioned again after it happens to him. Remember how in TNG he was a veteran of the Federation-Cardassian conflict? I don't think that ever was a thing that played a role anywhere in the show.

 

There are several things that happen to O'Brien that seem to be dropped after the first episode they're mentioned in, but his involvement in the Federation-Cardassian conflict is most assuredly not one of those things. It comes up quite a few times.


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