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@  TheMightyMol... : (25 May 2019 - 05:53 AM)

Was that the one where he fights gamma mutant poodles?

@  unluckiness : (25 May 2019 - 03:14 AM)

The CG in that movie was fantastic. Shame Donkey and Fiona were written out of the movie though.

@  TM2-Megatron : (25 May 2019 - 01:20 AM)

Don't worry, though. Ang Lee's Hulk has made it, so if physical media goes this year we can all die happy

@  TM2-Megatron : (25 May 2019 - 01:12 AM)

It's not on 4K yet. Sure would be nice, though

@  Pennpenn : (25 May 2019 - 12:56 AM)

Probably, when I remember to.

@  Telly : (24 May 2019 - 11:11 PM)

you should buy it on bluray or 4k

@  Pennpenn : (24 May 2019 - 09:56 PM)

It's still not up on netflix. Bah!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 May 2019 - 03:26 PM)

We named the dog "Indiana".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 May 2019 - 03:25 PM)

Happy 30 years to Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade!

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 May 2019 - 01:35 PM)

Truly they are the compleat package.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (24 May 2019 - 01:24 PM)

Made from the metallized ashes of their previous enemies.

@  MEDdMI : (24 May 2019 - 07:40 AM)

They fight you with sparkles.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 May 2019 - 03:40 AM)

Phyrexians are the bishie-est.

@  unluckiness : (24 May 2019 - 12:29 AM)

That's why they always wear long sleeved shirts and long pants

@  fourteenwings : (23 May 2019 - 11:36 PM)

Everybody knows the most bishie thing about any bishie is his exposed sinew.

@  MEDdMI : (23 May 2019 - 10:04 PM)

*looks up the humanoid slivers* ...really? People were calling those bishies?

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

Have they made a sliver planeswalker yet?

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

"DECOMPOSE!"

@  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)

SEND THE BOOKS!!

@  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...


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#421 wonko the sane?

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Posted 12 May 2019 - 10:52 AM

I'm not questioning the possibilities: I'm questioning the mechanics. And in a binary conception environment, having a surplus of one half means it's pretty much by default complicated. If they just came out (ha!) and said "Oh, the kids are all adopted. We wanted to rescue war orphans." I would be awesome with that cause it builds backstory for all the characters involved including the ones we've yet to meet (all of bo's siblings.).

 

If they said: oh, we just went to the wizards and they helped us every time; that would be awesome too cause cause I'm only interested in them addressing it.



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Posted 12 May 2019 - 11:24 AM

You're over thinking it.

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Posted 12 May 2019 - 11:41 AM

How does the planet have an oxygen atmosphere? We've only seen the trees in the nearby forest and that's not enough for the whole planet!

 

How do the characters go to the bathroom? I haven't seen a single toilet!

 

How do the characters stay alive? We almost never see them eat!

 

Why must they leave so many mysteries unexplained?! :D :D


 
 
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Posted 12 May 2019 - 11:44 AM

Plenty of waterfalls though. :D

 

Yeah, over thinking it. It happens sometimes.



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Posted 12 May 2019 - 12:00 PM

I think the whole thing with Bow's parents is over thinking, the question that kind of popped into my mind is with this world, is if there are so many princesses, where are the princes and the kings, of male characters, there is:

Seahawk

Bow

Bow's dads

Hodak

Entrapta's servent

 

After that its all women, then again, exactly where do those who aren't fighting, go and hide during the attacks on the various kingdoms?

 

Is this world really just one giant computer program that's gone AWOL or something, then again, exactly how does Glimmer's mother find out about Entrapta's "Death" in season 1 before the group get back and inform her of it? Its not like they seem to have any spies in the Fright Zone (That we are aware of) who are passing information to the rebellion, then again exactly what kind of queen would send her daughter out to do battle, of course, then there is Bow who suddenly seems to be a general or something during a meeting. While I might be over thinking things, I kind of concluded that the rebellion should of been wiped out long before Aroda's defection as the trees do not seem to be capable of moving around as the narriative implys!


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Posted 12 May 2019 - 02:33 PM

I don't think the trees in the whispering woods actually move. I think there's something there that just messes with the individual's sense of direction, and technology meant to give direction. Kinda like the bermuda triangle: but magic too.



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Posted 12 May 2019 - 05:17 PM

After a little bit of thought, I have concluded the reason why there is no male rulers, so far, it boils down to one simple fact "Its a woman's world!" thus the men are pretty much incompedant/useless, aside from Bow & Hordak but then we could just blame the problems on Kyle, can't we?


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Posted 12 May 2019 - 05:58 PM

I like that Bow's father's both look like him, so no one can say one is the birth father and the other isn't. If things work the way they do here on Earth.

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Posted 12 May 2019 - 06:15 PM

After a little bit of thought, I have concluded the reason why there is no male rulers, so far, it boils down to one simple fact "Its a woman's world!" thus the men are pretty much incompedant/useless, aside from Bow & Hordak but then we could just blame the problems on Kyle, can't we?

except we know that's not right. Mermista took over for her father, and frosta took over (I think.) when her father passed.



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Posted 12 May 2019 - 06:44 PM

 

After a little bit of thought, I have concluded the reason why there is no male rulers, so far, it boils down to one simple fact "Its a woman's world!" thus the men are pretty much incompedant/useless, aside from Bow & Hordak but then we could just blame the problems on Kyle, can't we?

except we know that's not right. Mermista took over for her father, and frosta took over (I think.) when her father passed.

 

 

At least in the present day then.


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Posted 15 May 2019 - 10:45 AM

Matriarchal societies are a thing, however this wouldn't be a line of questioning if all the princesses were princes instead.
 
That being said, the show has indicated a relative absence of conventional social mores regarding gender roles, and I'd argue this is intentional. It's not explained because the goal is to present that absence as "normal". You wouldn't expect them to dedicate an episode explaining how everyone breathes either. Lastly, we've seen other men in the villages.
 
Ultimately, Occam's razor is still a thing and lacking evidence to the contrary, the simplest answer is likely the right one. The most basic conceit of the show is "Princesses of Power". To do otherwise breaks the plot. Once we allow for that, the other aspects are what they appear to be until otherwise explained. 

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 10:45 AM

bo was born from mpreg
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Posted 16 May 2019 - 11:04 AM

 

On an unrelated to that note: My only issue with this mid-season break thing is that Netflix doesn't call it that. This was season 2, and "Season 3" is in August.

 

Why can't we just say: "This was Season 2 part 1 and part 2 is in August?" Because that's what this IS.

 

I just really don't get why we have to label it season 3, when it's clearly the other half of season 2. This irked me during Voltron, and it carries over here.

 

Netflix is notoriously inconsistent about how they determine what constitutes a "season."





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