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@  wonko the sane? : (21 September 2019 - 09:14 AM)

They aren't all cranky... sure, it's hard to find one in a good mood, but still.

@  unluckiness : (21 September 2019 - 09:12 AM)

Cranky geese is a hell of a tautology

@  wonko the sane? : (21 September 2019 - 09:07 AM)

... that's like the third flock of geese this morning. Do those cranky bitches know something I should know?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 September 2019 - 06:26 AM)

Isn't there a thread for that?

@  Nevermore : (21 September 2019 - 05:41 AM)

I took a few hours off from work so I could attend. Actually met two coworkers there.

@  Nevermore : (21 September 2019 - 05:41 AM)

Anyone else here who participated in a climate change rally yesterday?

@  Nevermore : (20 September 2019 - 06:46 PM)

In case anyone's wondering.

@  Nevermore : (20 September 2019 - 06:46 PM)

Also, she pronounces her own name "Zuh-see".

@  TM2-Megatron : (20 September 2019 - 03:04 PM)

I think I'd read a while back she was born in Berlin

@  TM2-Megatron : (20 September 2019 - 03:04 PM)

I thought Zazie Beetz was really fantastic in Deadpool 2. Really looking forward to seeing her in Joker.

@  Liege : (20 September 2019 - 12:05 PM)

Any sightings of Ratchet at U.S. Walgreens yet? A couple of stores around me have recently restocked their toy aisles but no Ratchets yet at those ones.

@  Nevermore : (20 September 2019 - 03:54 AM)

You don't even hear a hint of an accent, and she only very rarely chooses some odd wording where she probably wasn't familiar with the more appropriate alternative due to its relative obscurity.

@  Nevermore : (20 September 2019 - 03:41 AM)

Just watched what's possibly the most relaxed interview ever of a German Youtuber interviewing Zazie while walking around Berlin. Turns out she was born in Berlin and spent quite some time in Germany.

@  Nevermore : (20 September 2019 - 03:39 AM)

Actors and actresses I had no idea speak fluent German, part 4.231: Zazie Beetz from Deadpool 2.

@  Benbot : (18 September 2019 - 02:14 PM)

It's too bad it's like this because some of what they're doing with tiny cars is pretty cool, but I'm not willing to sign up for that f-ing hassle.

@  Benbot : (18 September 2019 - 02:13 PM)

At this point I'm trying to decide how much of a markup I'm willing to pay some scalper scum or if I should just say to hell with it.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (18 September 2019 - 02:11 PM)

That is pretty much the constant story with Hot Wheels. Anything you might actually want has most likely been picked clean and marked up.

@  Benbot : (18 September 2019 - 02:02 PM)

I've been watching some Youtube Hot Wheels videos out of boredom and discovered there exists a new car that just came out maybe a month ago that looks just like one I had when I was little, and I've been looking around hoping to get it. Slim picking everywhere, but online there are a slew of sellers asking for 3 and 4x the retail price, plus a hefty shipping markup.

@  Benbot : (18 September 2019 - 01:59 PM)

Oh, that explains the problem I've encountered with finding one little car

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 September 2019 - 01:31 PM)

Oh boy. I work at Target, and literally every single morning, there are two or three guys outside who make a beeline straight to the Hot Wheels.

@  Steevy Maximus : (18 September 2019 - 01:00 PM)

Hot Wheels

@  Benbot : (18 September 2019 - 12:25 PM)

Which collecting community has the worst scalpers?

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 September 2019 - 09:55 PM)

I've never read the source material and don't know much about it, but I enjoyed the first film quite a bit, and found the second alright

@  Sabrblade : (17 September 2019 - 09:49 PM)

The first movie was definitely not for me. I flat out hated it. Didn't even bother with the sequel.

@  Maruten : (17 September 2019 - 05:02 PM)

I liked the first movie a lot and enjoyed the original volume of the book, and the way they were developed in parallel was really interesting. It all got super extra unpleasant as soon as they went back though. I don't remember really whether the initial sequels are "good" or not, but either way both the second movie and the second run of the book quickly demonstrated that the property sure wasn't for me.

@  Paladin : (17 September 2019 - 04:45 PM)

i have a real hard time offering praise of anything connected to an utter shitstain like Mark Millar.

@  Rycochet : (17 September 2019 - 01:23 PM)

Kick Ass 2 was okay for what it was, a sequel to a film that was okay, just okay. It had a good performance from Nic Cage while the sequel had Jim Carrey who decided he didn't want to promote it after one of america's regularly scheduled massacres.

@  Benbot : (17 September 2019 - 12:20 PM)

Was Kick Ass 2 really that bad? I never got around to seeing it, but after watching the first movie again the other day, I'm thinking about it.

@  wonko the sane? : (13 September 2019 - 01:54 PM)

Why do you feel a need to label yourself for doing something harmless?

@  Telly : (13 September 2019 - 11:10 AM)

thats more than i look at on reddit

@  Benbot : (13 September 2019 - 10:49 AM)

am I a basic bitch for only browsing the front page of Reddit?

@  Shrug : (12 September 2019 - 12:26 PM)

I managed to find about 2/3s of my goal Sega Genesis collection before the last price bump

@  Anonymous X : (12 September 2019 - 11:11 AM)

So relieved that I picked up most of my NTSC GameCube collection in 2010/11 before prices on the secondary market went bezerk...

@  unluckiness : (12 September 2019 - 12:54 AM)

I have fond memories of it since it was the last console Mario Kart that didn't have the ridiculous pre-race cart assembly

@  TM2-Megatron : (11 September 2019 - 10:26 PM)

Like many Gamecube games, underrated

@  unluckiness : (11 September 2019 - 09:24 AM)

Double Dash is great. Just watch out for blue shells

@  Bass X0 : (11 September 2019 - 07:43 AM)

I used a double dash on my mobile. The chat didn’t like it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 September 2019 - 04:17 AM)

The mobile version of the site chokes on certain characters, I think.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 September 2019 - 04:10 AM)

what's with that punctuation anyway

@  Nevermore : (11 September 2019 - 03:20 AM)

Now where did that come from, Bass X0?

@  Bass X0 : (11 September 2019 - 01:52 AM)

Politics and Religion — tools of foul play!

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 September 2019 - 11:10 PM)

If you owe, you're expected to actually pay it at the time you file, before they even process your return

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 September 2019 - 11:10 PM)

If you file electronically, I find you usually get your refund within a couple weeks

@  Nevermore : (10 September 2019 - 06:22 PM)

Well, lucky it took less than two months for me. For a little over 200 Euros.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 September 2019 - 06:11 PM)

Pretty much, yeah. Canada revenue will be all up your ass if you earn less than 200K and owe tax, but your refund is basically "duke nukem forever".

@  Nevermore : (10 September 2019 - 05:34 PM)

Whereas if you overpaid and they have to refund you, they will take their sweet time to let you know.

@  Nevermore : (10 September 2019 - 05:34 PM)

Like, here in Germany, if the tax authority responds to your tax report quickly, you can rest assured they want more money.

@  Nevermore : (10 September 2019 - 05:33 PM)

Do tax authorities in other countries base their time to respond to filed tax reports on whether they owe or are owed as well?

@  wonko the sane? : (10 September 2019 - 11:13 AM)

Check what the requirements are for your cad program, and try to beat them by about 20%, and understand that software requirements have been stable for a few years: not really keeping up with the advancements in hardware. Unless you're doing something SPECIFIC which requires ludicrous amounts of power, just give your self a cushion on hardware and don't bother going whole hog.

@  Benbot : (10 September 2019 - 10:16 AM)

What I'm currently using is an i5 2018 Surface Laptop. My current desktop is all but dead. I think in the end affordability will win out over specs. I need to use CAD programs, but I'm a student, not a professional.


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#21 Logicron

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 09:10 PM

You know what power would be really nasty? Bone bending.


Great, and here I was hoping to have just one month where I don't have to face down the embodiment of entropy and terror. 

 


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Posted 24 March 2018 - 09:21 PM

That's just necromancy
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Posted 24 March 2018 - 09:26 PM

You know what power would be really nasty? Bone bending.

 

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 09:27 PM

Airbending has some pretty terrifying possibilities...

 

"Hey, you know what's in your lungs right now?"  And then there's a muffled splorch and the person drops over from exploded lungs.

 

Or, hell, like, what constitutes "air"?  Could it be any gas?  'cause, like imagine being able to rile up all the gases in people's blood at will.  Instant deadly bends!


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Posted 24 March 2018 - 09:32 PM

 

You know what power would be really nasty? Bone bending.

 

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I'm not surprised a Type Moon character has that ability.


Edited by Logicron, 24 March 2018 - 09:32 PM.

Great, and here I was hoping to have just one month where I don't have to face down the embodiment of entropy and terror. 

 


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Posted 24 March 2018 - 09:42 PM

Ham Bender



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Posted 24 March 2018 - 10:40 PM

Airbending has some pretty terrifying possibilities...

 

"Hey, you know what's in your lungs right now?"  And then there's a muffled splorch and the person drops over from exploded lungs.

 

Or, hell, like, what constitutes "air"?  Could it be any gas?  'cause, like imagine being able to rile up all the gases in people's blood at will.  Instant deadly bends!

The villain in the third season of Korra did indeed use air bending to smother people, at the least. 

 

I mean, I still think spontaneous exsanguination via blood bending beats the concept for sheer horror, but. X ] 


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


#28 Foffy

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 12:02 AM

You know what power would be really nasty? Bone bending.

 
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I don’t know who that is and I’m a little frightened by her given the words that led to you posting a picture of her, but all things considered she’s still extremely cute

#29 Logicron

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 07:39 AM

I mean, I still think spontaneous exsanguination via blood bending beats the concept for sheer horror, but. X ] 

If blood benders got creative, they could make their targets explode like in the anime Fist of the North Star.


Great, and here I was hoping to have just one month where I don't have to face down the embodiment of entropy and terror. 

 


#30 Destron D-69

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 06:30 PM

blood bending is insanely scary... 

 

a person with 0 - scruples could very easily take advantage of the ability to make a person black out instantly and repeatedly 

 

also... forced extreme engorgement sounds like a bad way to die  


I'm still trying to figure out whether you were right by accident or on purpose, since you then responded to a different part of my post at the time, but okay X ] 

 

"OR"? you of all people should know by now that's an "And" that you're looking for in there  



#31 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 03:27 AM

Any kind of bending has horrifying possibilities that a Nickelodeon show isn't going to cover. Earth bending probably has the least direct body horror applications, but there's always simply burying someone alive...

Well, metalbending could affect the iron in a person's blood, but that mostly opens the same options as bloodbending.

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 04:21 AM

I mean, just using rocks to smash people's skulls apart is pretty gruesome already.

#33 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 04:28 AM

So is asphyxiation, but it's not as gruesome as exploding someone's lungs or boiling their blood or crushing them with air.

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 08:53 AM

Water is of major importance to all living things; in some organisms, up to 90% of theirbody weight comes from water. Up to 60% of the human adult body is water. According to H.H. Mitchell, Journal of Biological Chemistry 158, the brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs are about 83% water.

How about sucking out the water out of a person?

#35 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 09:59 AM

Or flash-freezing it.

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 10:09 AM

On American Western TV? lol


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Posted 26 March 2018 - 10:25 AM

Honestly I'm still surprised they got away with bloodbending as it was.

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Posted 26 March 2018 - 12:43 PM

On American Western TV? lol

I could see the japanese taking the concept and turning it into an ultra violent horror anime.


Great, and here I was hoping to have just one month where I don't have to face down the embodiment of entropy and terror. 

 


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Posted 26 March 2018 - 12:49 PM

I think the issue isn't so much America as like, Nickelodeon.





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