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@  tigerhawk : (17 June 2021 - 11:59 PM)

'save the cheerleader' then in season 3 he tears her skull open, scans her power and she simply heals. They didn't think any of it through.

@  Shockwave 75 : (17 June 2021 - 07:04 PM)

Well, you know Hollywood; if something's popular, run it into the ground!

@  Cybersnark : (17 June 2021 - 04:40 PM)

And then there was the Writers' Strike, which isn't the show's fault.

@  Cybersnark : (17 June 2021 - 04:40 PM)

Yeah, Sylar should've been, if not killed off, at least left to rest.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2021 - 03:43 PM)

It never truly recovered from that.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2021 - 03:43 PM)

Season 1 was good until the finale.

@  Paladin : (17 June 2021 - 09:37 AM)

because it sucked.

@  tigerhawk : (17 June 2021 - 08:58 AM)

Heroes was cancelled twice.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2021 - 06:33 AM)

The song's official name is "Holding Out for a Hero".

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 June 2021 - 12:54 AM)

That's a long time to wait for a sandwich.

@  Maruten : (16 June 2021 - 07:13 PM)

Lucky there's a hero arriving in July.

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 June 2021 - 05:38 PM)

I think I've heard "I Need a Hero" more times this past week than I have in the past several years.

@  tigerhawk : (16 June 2021 - 12:41 PM)

Thanks to Earthrise I can recreate the end of Return of Optimus Prime part 1.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 June 2021 - 11:19 AM)

I wish they would do something like that here: but then it would become obvious in which provinces you're getting gouged.

@  Nevermore : (16 June 2021 - 10:42 AM)

Here in Germany, the price you see is the price you pay, tax included.

@  Nevermore : (16 June 2021 - 10:42 AM)

I always find it weaird hearing that stores in the US don't initially already taxes in their prices.

@  Nevermore : (16 June 2021 - 04:33 AM)

You know what's kewl? Poor literacy.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 June 2021 - 04:31 PM)

Awesome, thanks for the heads up.

@  CORVUS : (15 June 2021 - 04:12 PM)

Kewl. Thanks!

@  Kalidor : (15 June 2021 - 02:08 PM)

Hey everybody! I wanted to announce that Sarahthecutevixen is our newest addition to the Allspark staff. She's primarily looking over discord stuff, but I wanted to make sure she got a welcome over here as well.

@  NovaSaber : (14 June 2021 - 11:07 AM)

Turn-Bass RPG

@  Sabrblade : (14 June 2021 - 10:21 AM)

Do not X0 quietly into the night.

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 June 2021 - 10:13 AM)

All your Bass are--

@  Donocropolis : (14 June 2021 - 05:56 AM)

*Bass X0 not available in Alaska or Hawaii.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2021 - 07:36 PM)

Get your own Big Mouth BassX0 for the low price of $19.95 (plusshippingandhandling)

@  repowers : (13 June 2021 - 12:45 PM)

Mr. Speaker, we are for the Bass X0.

@  Nevermore : (13 June 2021 - 06:04 AM)

It's all about that Bass XD.

@  tigerhawk : (13 June 2021 - 02:16 AM)

Will altering the moons orbit in any way help.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (13 June 2021 - 01:51 AM)

Now that you have seen this Bass XO, you must send it to five other Bass XOs or BassXO will come to you in a week and then you too will be BassXO.

@  Telly : (13 June 2021 - 12:08 AM)

or feed him after midnight

@  wonko the sane? : (12 June 2021 - 09:00 PM)

Just don't drop him.

@  Kaon : (12 June 2021 - 08:03 PM)

man this chat is nothing but Bass X)

@  Nevermore : (12 June 2021 - 07:08 PM)

Carefull, he is a Bass Xo.

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 June 2021 - 05:53 PM)

Aw, it's not even a shiny.

@  Sabrblade : (12 June 2021 - 05:27 PM)

A wild Bass X0 has appeared!

@  Bass X0 : (12 June 2021 - 05:20 PM)

I didn't even try this time.

@  Nevermore : (12 June 2021 - 03:43 AM)

8ass X÷ has hijacked this conversation.

@  Bass X0 : (12 June 2021 - 03:37 AM)

Its Bass X0. I named myself after my three favourite Mega Man characters - Bass, X and Zero. I did consider going with Vile Bass X0, but that would have been going too far.

@  repowers : (11 June 2021 - 11:29 PM)

Bass XO has been trying to reach you about your car's extended warranty.

@  Echowarrior : (11 June 2021 - 09:25 PM)

Do not taunt Bass XO.

@  wonko the sane? : (11 June 2021 - 09:02 PM)

Please consult a technician before using Bass XO. Do not operate Bass XO while consuming alcohol.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 June 2021 - 04:48 PM)

Nine out of ten doctors recommend Bass XO. The last doctor is on my list.

@  Dekafox : (11 June 2021 - 01:51 PM)

Bass XO is available at these fine retailers.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (11 June 2021 - 02:01 AM)

Bass XO is not to be confused with Bay Sexo.

@  Fenix Twilight : (10 June 2021 - 08:38 PM)

It's good to be back, after that outage I think I'll try to post more.

@  Steevy Maximus : (10 June 2021 - 12:16 PM)

I think Hasbro Pulse is broken. Dang Star Wars nerds!

@  tigerhawk : (10 June 2021 - 04:46 AM)

When I googled 'space bridge' I was disappointed. Maybe in a hundred years.

@  ▲ndrusi : (09 June 2021 - 04:05 PM)

Bass XO is backward compatible with the Sega Master System.

@  Donocropolis : (09 June 2021 - 05:37 AM)

Bass XO has 9" long, dagger-like teeth and a 12,000 lb. bite force

@  repowers : (08 June 2021 - 07:26 PM)

Bass XO doesn't feel pain. He can't be reasoned with!


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#4961 Rust

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Posted 29 April 2021 - 11:58 AM

I've seen the scripts AI write.

I don't trust it to design VFX.

 

Also I feel like that's code for "We did this update for as cheaply as possible, therefore the thing updating the special effects was not paid or has any cognitive awareness of narrative flow/scene composition."



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Posted 29 April 2021 - 01:24 PM

AI upscaling is shockingly good. On animation.

 

On live action stuff it is vastly less impressive. Both DS9 and Voyager have fan done AI upscales from regular DVD footage and if that's a "3" on the visual impressiveness scale the AI might make it a 4; compared to the TNG remaster at a 10.

 

That being said, give me the 1080p (or 4K!) regular footage and I'll deal with the garbage CGI.


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Posted 29 April 2021 - 09:18 PM

It didn't say AI upscale, rather new FX generated via AI.

 

Not sure how that would work... do you feed the original FX shots into some algorithm that extrapolates and creates HD-resolution wireframe versions of the scene, which you can then build up/skin? Would that save any time? I'm no FX creator, so I have no idea.



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Posted 29 April 2021 - 10:45 PM

I can picture it now - Garak and Odo are in the runabout, fleeing the slaughter of the Tal Shiar and the Obsidian Order. Just as all seems lost, the Constitution Class U.S.S. Defiant decloaks and saves the day!

Actually, thinking about it, I wouldn't mind seeing that happen.

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Posted 29 April 2021 - 11:54 PM

It's probably something along the lines of this:

 



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Posted 30 April 2021 - 10:51 PM

all this talk about ds9 is making me want to watch it again

 

but to be fair, it doesnt take very much to get me to want to watch it...


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Posted 01 May 2021 - 06:14 AM

Hawaiian style shirt

 

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Posted 20 May 2021 - 09:50 PM

This USS Enterprise(Refit) Is massive!! Given to me by a friend

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Posted 20 May 2021 - 10:40 PM

what is it? model kit?


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Posted 20 May 2021 - 11:27 PM

I can't believe this man is 90.

 



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Posted 21 May 2021 - 05:01 AM

He looks great for his age, but the interview's a big tell. Just his mannerisms and way he talks...he's expending a lot more energy than someone say 40 would be. He's also doing a number on his voice, not sure if he's aggressively fighting any frailty to it but he really starts gurgling about a minute and a half in.



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Posted 21 May 2021 - 07:03 AM

what is it? model kit?

The other massive one I got from my friend was the NX-01 and it said Polar Lights I could not really mess with this one to much out of fear something would stress


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Posted 06 June 2021 - 12:58 AM

so i started decaling the c and...its not going well. its so very frustrating! ive ripped SEVERAL as i was putting them on and trying to place them. this mostly happened with the ones that go around the edge of the saucer. and there were 4 of them! the ones on the nacelles and secondary hull are some of the worst ones. even with the mico set and sol they dont adhere very well (plus i forgot which was supposed to be used when cause its been too long. so i guess thats partly on me  :doh ). and on the bottom of the ship, the where the stand would go in is covered by a decal! wtf! and the worst part (?) is theres tons more to put on!! ive barely made a dent in them

 

and speaking of that hole, there IS a part thats supposed to go in for the stand to go into. but i either lost it or didnt get it cause i havent seen it


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Posted 10 June 2021 - 01:43 AM

Started watching tng again and it led me to my strangest purchase-a copy of the Shakespeare book picard has in his ready room! Thing is 2364 pages. I found this number quite ironic since tng starts in 2364. Its not the same edition as the one on the show though. But a big ass Shakespeare book is a big ass Shakespeare book!

Never thought id buy a book like this but what the hell. It was only $5 after using my amazon reward points (had a list price of $30). Its a different kind of thg collectible, and will give my comics and star wars library a bit of class :thumbsup

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Posted 10 June 2021 - 04:07 PM

Started watching tng again and it led me to my strangest purchase-a copy of the Shakespeare book picard has in his ready room! Thing is 2364 pages. I found this number quite ironic since tng starts in 2364. Its not the same edition as the one on the show though. But a big ass Shakespeare book is a big ass Shakespeare book!

Never thought id buy a book like this but what the hell. It was only $5 after using my amazon reward points (had a list price of $30). Its a different kind of thg collectible, and will give my comics and star wars library a bit of class :thumbsup

 

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Posted 10 June 2021 - 11:34 PM

i aint a miracle worker!


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Posted 11 June 2021 - 10:08 AM

i aint a miracle worker!

-10 points for not pointing out that you ARE a doctor.



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Posted 14 June 2021 - 12:44 PM

Star Trek Prodigy cast: Star Trek: Prodigy Reveals Voice Cast



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Posted 14 June 2021 - 01:11 PM

Jason Mantzoukas is always great.  A Medusan in a suit is a fun idea.

 

What are all these alpha quadrant species doing in the delta quadrant?



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Posted 14 June 2021 - 01:50 PM

What are all these alpha quadrant species doing in the delta quadrant?

Caretakers.





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