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@  TheMightyMol... : (23 May 2019 - 12:45 PM)

Have they made a sliver planeswalker yet?

@  RichardT1977 : (23 May 2019 - 10:29 AM)


@  Paladin : (23 May 2019 - 06:29 AM)

will they next evolve into Inhumanoids?

@  Ashley : (23 May 2019 - 02:42 AM)

the original slivers were spikey monsters. then the evolved into humanoids. now they're back to spikey bug monsters.

@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2019 - 10:42 PM)

Wait. Slivers were bishies???

@  unluckiness : (22 May 2019 - 10:40 PM)

They haven't necessarily looped yet. It's possible they're stuck in "yaoi anatomy"

@  Ashley : (22 May 2019 - 10:35 PM)

I think Slivers in MTG have crossed the bishonen line and looped back around to monstrous

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2019 - 09:48 PM)

Maxi, provigo, loblaws.

@  RichardT1977 : (22 May 2019 - 09:42 PM)

Which store brand is it?

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2019 - 05:52 PM)

I need to buy more "no name" foods. This pizza is freaking awesome.

@  Bass X0 : (20 May 2019 - 11:16 AM)


@  Cybersnark : (20 May 2019 - 08:52 AM)

So, now that Game of Thrones is over, when can we get back to The Dragon Prince?

@  unluckiness : (20 May 2019 - 12:19 AM)

Like, half of them nowadays are montages of tweet screencaps from the writer's inbox

@  unluckiness : (20 May 2019 - 12:18 AM)

lol you expected integrity from internet news

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 11:33 PM)

I'm mostly confused how news sites went from "Analysing all the amazingness of Game of Thrones" to "Fans sure don't like this season!", like... way to prioritize clicks over a solid editorial opinion

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 11:30 PM)

[and there's a recurring setting of a "derelict industrial site"] is this like the Toei Quarry?

@  MEDdMI : (19 May 2019 - 11:17 PM)

@Foffy and then that giant lasagna just tipped over and killed everyone, to be later known as the infamous Bad Monday event.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 PM)

Ahahaha!!! Go read the reactions for yourself. To say anything more here risks spoiling the finale for subscribing Allsparkers, the quality of this season notwithstanding.

@  Foffy : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 PM)

pretty wild how heathcliff was in the game of thrones finale, i was not expecting that crossover

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 10:48 PM)

were they still super pissed?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 May 2019 - 10:48 PM)

Well, as someone who is not into Game of Thrones, it sure was entertaining to open up social media this evening to unexpectedly see headlines about fan reactions to the finale. Lmao.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:12 PM)

But it's also a SUPER-well known location in my region, so these extensive exterior shots without any post production alterations completely ruin the illusion for me.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:11 PM)

I mean, I get why they did it: It's an existing location that fits the purpose, it's open for the public, and they had to shoot some scenes in my home state anyway to due a subsidizing deal.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:09 PM)

Needless to say, it's not in Berlin, and even what's seen onscreen is waaaaay too modern for something that's supposed to exist in 1929 (even moreso as a derelict site in 1929). The structures seen haven't even been built until the 1960s!

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:07 PM)

I'm currently in the process of watching season 2 of Babylon Berlin, and there's a recurring setting of a "derelict industrial site" or whatever it's supposed to be on the show, and I easily recognize it as a place only a few minutes from where I live (it's actually a former ironworks site that's been turned into a public park).

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:52 PM)

Ever since I went to Japan last year, I have friend who dread watching anime with me due to that...

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:51 PM)

Not hugely, but I am the type to notice places once I have been there and say "Hey, I've been there!"

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2019 - 05:50 PM)

Half of new york city (on tape.) is actually montreal.

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 05:50 PM)

I watched Death Wish 5 last night and clearly recognized Toronto streets; didn't pull me out of Bronson's 1-man war on drugs or fashion or whatever it was that pissed him off that time

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 05:49 PM)

it's nice to finally be thought of as exotic by somebody! lol

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 05:48 PM)

In an "I cannot possibly make my brain ignore the location I'm familiar with and pretend it's whatever the story claims it is" way?

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 05:42 PM)

Question for those of you living in exotic locations such as the US or the UK: If you watch a movie or a TV show that features a real-life location as a stand-in for someplace else, and you recognize the real-life location due to having been there in person, does that pull you out of the story?

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:15 PM)

Maybe you should have installed macOS in your house instead.

@  Noideaforaname : (19 May 2019 - 04:40 PM)

Nothing like coming home after a long day to find a bird in the house. And then once you sit down for a well-earned rest after leading the bird back outside, you find it had a friend. A friend who *really* doesn't understand how windows work...

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 May 2019 - 01:26 PM)

Bingo. The big polls don't tell people what's actually happening because that doesn't sell.

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 AM)

IIRC there are good polls but data is easily manipulated so they give people what they want to hear

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2019 - 10:58 AM)

The only way to get people interested in politics is to make into reality TV. So they lie to do it.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 May 2019 - 01:38 AM)

Yeah, polling these days is garbage.

@  Sean Whitmore : (18 May 2019 - 11:53 PM)

Well, he was an honest man. He wasn’t gonna lie to a 5-year-old.

@  Paladin : (18 May 2019 - 08:34 PM)

Grandfather once said to me, "I'm going upstairs and hug your grandma."

@  Sabrblade : (18 May 2019 - 07:08 PM)

Mama always said that you can tell a lot 'bout a person from 'is shoes...

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 May 2019 - 03:54 PM)

Life is like a box of chocolates. Stay out of the sun or melt into a pile of gross slop.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 May 2019 - 10:26 AM)

Greasy, disappointing and still managing to be over priced?

@  Lancer : (18 May 2019 - 10:22 AM)

... Yes, it is!

@  Noideaforaname : (18 May 2019 - 09:48 AM)

Life's a fillet of fish!

@  unluckiness : (18 May 2019 - 08:53 AM)

ow the edge

@  Paladin : (18 May 2019 - 07:03 AM)

a reminder that life is an unrepentant hellscape where everyone & everything you know will eventually betray you.

@  Pennpenn : (18 May 2019 - 06:45 AM)

You know, this election is what has finally broken me of any confidence at any point of pre-polling data. I mean, it's always been sketchy, but this is just... aaaargh!

@  Pennpenn : (18 May 2019 - 06:08 AM)

I was going to make an Auspol election thread in P&R, but the outcome so far has made me feel physically ill.

@  Gamma V : (18 May 2019 - 03:28 AM)

Haven't been here in a long time.

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Posted 05 July 2018 - 10:27 PM

Not sure what to think of the designs based on this. Not wowing me yet, but neither did any of the other Star Wars animation, and I ended up loving those.


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Posted 06 July 2018 - 05:06 AM

It looks like RID..

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Posted 06 July 2018 - 10:28 AM

I keep seeing a Ghostbuster whenever I load the image to look at it again...


I mean its not even close... But that's what I see. Lol

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 05:24 AM

sounds interesting

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Posted 20 July 2018 - 12:22 PM

With new extensive discussion on The Clone Wars coming back, and renewed discussion on the future of Star Wars in general, I have created new dedicated threads for those subjects and moved posts there:


The franchise as a whole


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Posted 20 July 2018 - 02:00 PM



Here's hoping this series gets me to like the Sequel Era. Not the movies, I mean the just-OT-again setting.


(although it took me a looooong while to really appreciate CW and Rebels, and this series is gonna start off with me asking "but what about that cliffhanger?"; I'm fine with waiting but for the love of god don't pull a "did I ever tell you about how Zuko found his mother?")

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Posted 17 August 2018 - 10:10 AM

Weve got our first trailer!

The plot seems interesting but my god I hate that animation style.


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Posted 17 August 2018 - 10:14 AM

Hate that cel shading.

Looks ultra generic content wise. But I'm sure I'll be chastised for thinking that because a certain someone will insist their kids will love it...

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Posted 17 August 2018 - 12:35 PM

The cel shading effect looks weird to me.



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Posted 17 August 2018 - 01:24 PM

Coupled with the character designs it looks like someone wanted hand-drawn animation, but the producers insisted on CGI for Reasons, and didn't tell the directors.

Like it's torn between stiff CG and traditional Western-style squash-and-stretch.

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Posted 17 August 2018 - 02:48 PM

Not bad, but it doesn't get me too excited. I will probably just wait and watch it when Disney drops its streaming service.

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Posted 17 August 2018 - 03:19 PM

Here's the thing about Cell shading and Star Wars. Cell shading by its very nature makes everything bright and colorful, Star Wars is by nature a very dirty and dingy Universe. 


To me it doesn't really gel with the world.

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Posted 17 August 2018 - 03:42 PM

Ok, having watched the trailer, I can say I am NOT impressed, the style does not fit the Star Wars Universe, it looks like it belongs more to Ironman Armoured Adventures, its to bright and the animation simply doesn't fit into the Star Wars Universe, I can't see this lasting very long, on top of the fact its set before Force Awakens which doesn't give me any real hope for a good story. Personally, I rather they go and follow some Bounty Hunters than some rookie pilot who seems in the trailer get asigned to figure out who is apart of the First Order and who not!


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Posted 17 August 2018 - 11:09 PM

Well, that failed to leave any impression.

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Posted 18 August 2018 - 12:38 AM

Yeah, not really liking how that looks.
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Posted 18 August 2018 - 03:30 AM

A rookie hot shot pilot desperate to prove himself...

Is the perfect choice for a deep cover spy mission?

The setup and execution just feel goofy.



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Posted 18 August 2018 - 11:03 AM

On the first watch the cell shaded animation style did not work great for me. On subsequent watches (on TV instead of a tiny phone) I got used to it and I'm mostly ok with it. Although it's not as nice and pretty as Rebels was at the end. Hopefully it'll grow visually as it goes on.

Content wise it looks good. Ideally after Luke and Anakin, and Rowan and Ezra I would have prefered a cartoon with someone who was not a teenage human male as the main character, but that disappointment aside it looks like it has potential to be some cool Stars Wars.

-ZacWilliam, definitely gonna be tuning it in and checking it out.
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Posted 19 August 2018 - 07:09 PM

It's ugly, but most CG shows are. It may still attain greatness. 


ETA: I mean, is there anyone in the history of Star Wars with a track record as consistent as Dave Filoni?

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Posted 19 August 2018 - 07:19 PM

A rookie hot shot pilot desperate to prove himself...

Is the perfect choice for a deep cover spy mission?

The setup and execution just feel goofy.

Im so confused about the extreme tonal change since The Clone Wars series since the same guy is in charge.

Rebels picked up after Ashoka joined. Ill give this a chance at least

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Posted 19 August 2018 - 07:23 PM

Yeah, not saying I won't watch it, but it ain't pretty to look at.

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