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@  Nevermore : (15 December 2019 - 04:05 PM)

The music, if you'd even call it that, adds to the creepy atmosphere. Apparently it was recorded using sounds created in a real nuclear power plant of the same type as Chernobyl.

@  Nevermore : (15 December 2019 - 04:04 PM)

In case you haven't seen it yet, I highly recommend the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl", which is about, well, you know. It's very intense and not for the faint-heartet. I'd say it's more scary than any horror flick, because (despite some artistic liberties taken with the behavior of some of the characters, and the timeline for some events), it's eerily real.

@  Sabrblade : (15 December 2019 - 10:51 AM)

Hey, at least you baked a cake in the bathroom. Not many can attest to that. :p

@  wonko the sane? : (14 December 2019 - 05:51 PM)

Nope. Forgot entirely, had to make another trip.

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 December 2019 - 04:04 PM)

Well, did you get water?

@  wonko the sane? : (14 December 2019 - 01:56 PM)

Went to the bathroom, shaved, baked a cake... wait, I only got up to get some water...

@  unluckiness : (14 December 2019 - 09:01 AM)

That's a common misconception. You see compared to the first run, it's a new mold.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (14 December 2019 - 03:27 AM)

Wouldn't that just add packaging authenticity? :D

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 December 2019 - 01:44 AM)

I read a anecdote of someone recently receiving a Glacialord with mold because apparently online stores' warehouses have been sitting on Fansproject products like that for years.

@  Rycochet : (13 December 2019 - 11:56 AM)

Unlike many of his peers, Morton diesn't seem to have gone out of his way to try and take every drug going so he's aged remarkably well.

@  Donocropolis : (13 December 2019 - 11:39 AM)

Doesn't seem to have been a market for it, which is too bad, because it perfectly does what it sets out to do.

@  Donocropolis : (13 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

Just opened it and suddenly I'm 9 years old again.

@  Donocropolis : (13 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

Bought myself Fansproject Glacialord for my birthday during their Black Friday sale.

@  Nevermore : (12 December 2019 - 07:45 PM)

Morten Harket of A-ha might have aged 35 years on the outside, but his voice is still pretty much the same as it was in 1984. That's some great training and exercise for you.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 December 2019 - 06:59 PM)

Depends entirely on how badly you cooked them. What?

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 December 2019 - 05:33 PM)

Can it raise the dead?

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:33 PM)

Cheddar can do just about anything.

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:32 PM)

Cream cheese has to be on a bagel or crackers.

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:31 PM)

(for example: I like Swiss cheese on sandwiches, but find it merely tolerable by itself)

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:30 PM)

I mean are you eating it by itself? With crackers? On a sandwich?

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 December 2019 - 04:48 PM)

I would ask, but I'd rather not know.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (12 December 2019 - 03:38 PM)

With my mouth, usually.

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 08:48 AM)

Depends on how you're eating it.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (12 December 2019 - 01:40 AM)

Havarti, without a doubt.

@  Greebtron : (12 December 2019 - 01:28 AM)

Not Don, thanks. I'd like a writer who actually cares enough to do the job properly

@  Benbot : (11 December 2019 - 09:34 PM)

What's your favorite cheese? I'm not sure, but it's hard to beat muenster.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 05:10 PM)

Man I wish IDW could do a season 2.5 with a few writers like Michael Charles Hill or Donald F Glut or Paul Davids involved.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 December 2019 - 04:33 PM)

They were looking for Skids, but the animators forgot he existed again.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 02:58 PM)

He regrouped with Omega Supreme, the Dinobots, Skyfire and the Protectobots.

@  Benbot : (11 December 2019 - 08:20 AM)

Did he get infected with the rest of the Autobots or did he smartly remain off-planet?

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 December 2019 - 05:38 AM)

He really just went to the beach for a couple of days, then called it in. Who's gonna follow up on it?

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 05:05 AM)

Anyone really believe Cosmos searched far enough for more ingredient for Corrostop?

@  Nevermore : (11 December 2019 - 03:48 AM)

Oh, we are pretty good at "forgetting" about that. Insisting on sending people home on their overtime, THEN suddenly rushing to do the "backlog" stuff when it's really overdue.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 December 2019 - 05:43 PM)

I've yet to find an organization which didn't have a backlog of "stuff" that needs to be done, but isn't important enough to put on the schedule proper.

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 December 2019 - 05:01 PM)

I'm sure most good/bad (depending on your POV) bosses would be able to find something for the worker to do, in most cases, even if it's spending 8 hours pretending to push a broom around

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 December 2019 - 04:39 PM)

Still better than American jobs. x.x;

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 December 2019 - 11:10 AM)

I'm pretty sure you've already mentioned this before. Especially that last one.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:05 AM)

That can be fun if you're strong-willed enough. "Hey, you want to go home? Overtime reduction, there's nothing to do..." - "Nah, not today. I want to work."

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:04 AM)

This applies to the field of work as well. Meaning, your boss orders you to show up for a full shift, you show up on time and are absolutely willing to work, and then your boss realizes he has no work for you, your boss has to pay you for a full shift even if you don't work at all.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:03 AM)

Fun fact: German law has a concept named "default in acceptance", which postulates that if there is a "service for payment" contract, the party that should provide the service correctly offers their due service, and the party that should pay fails to accept the service within due time, the second party still has to pay the first party even if there was no service delivered.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 10:54 PM)

If it's seasonal affective disorder, check with your doc about vitamin D supplements.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 December 2019 - 12:46 PM)

That's what I was thinking too, It's the christmas rush and if that's not stressful enough the cold weather can also impact mental health.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 12:41 PM)

Might be a stupid question given the comment, BUT: have you done anything outside the ordinary lately? Might just be a stress reaction.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 December 2019 - 12:29 PM)

I've experienced sleep paralysis with ghostly images and similar things in the past and can snap out of it through moving my fingers. I've definitely hallucinated before and members of both sides of the family have had similar experience, some suffered forms of mental instability in two cases schizophrenia.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 10:47 AM)

So... either a hallucination or night terrors. Are you prone to this kind of thing?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 11:55 PM)

It kept repeating until I sat up.

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 11:54 PM)

I've been up since three and when sheepish I was hallucinating something knocking twice against my bedroom door.

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 December 2019 - 06:58 PM)

Then repaint Apeface and Snapdragon as Transmetal Optimus Primal and Megatron. It's crazy enough to work.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (07 December 2019 - 05:32 PM)

Moral imperative.

@  Nevermore : (07 December 2019 - 05:13 PM)

Wishful thinking, rumor or leak?


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Star Wars General Discussion - What will the future of the franchise look like?


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#221 Marduk

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 08:47 PM

I'd watch a Rose show.  I mean, I'm not going to subscribe to a streaming service to watch it, but I'd totally watch it if it was on, like, cable.

 

I'm a little unsure what they could do with Rose, at least as she's set up in TLJ.  If they go the mechanic / Resistance fighter, that's kind of close to where "Resistance" is (I think).  If they go *after* TLJ, then you've obviously got to deal with Finn - which I would also be interested in (seriously, give me my Finn series) - but that might step on Episode IX: We Ran Out of Titles.

 

I'd be super interested in a Rose & Her Sister show, because I still feel that aspect of TLJ needed a bit more fleshing out.

 

A lot of the TLJ subplots suffered because of the need to deal with Luke (which was always going to be the case).

 

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 09:06 PM

From the sounds of things, Disney is shuttering a LOT of their film projects and converting many into series.  Which I think would serve the brand and characters much better.  Instead of a 2 hour Obi-Wan film, maybe a 6 part limited series would give us a Lot more bang, and would be a great incentive for the streaming service.

 

The Mandalorian is said to have incorporated a lot of what would have become the Boba Fett film, and with Disney's Marvel investment on the streaming side...I think Disney is going to save the "movie" slot to have a much bigger impact every few years than every single year.



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Posted 20 February 2019 - 09:48 PM


Rose would be great as a show subject except for the fact that after Last Jedi she deserves to be part of the main characters club with Rey, Finn and Poe having great, fun important adventures, not being off on her own because TV doesn't have the budget for her friends to all be there.

-ZacWilliam, hopefully Ep IX leaves everyone in a great place for the future, whatever form that takes, TV or film. They've been hitting it out of the park so far, so I have faith.
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Posted 20 February 2019 - 11:27 PM

Rose would be a brilliant choice on so many levels. Fingers crossed.

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Posted 21 February 2019 - 09:28 AM

Really not seeing any story potential in Rose.

Not everyone needs an origin story.

*holds up the Bantam Tales Of trilogy as proof*

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Posted 21 February 2019 - 10:03 AM

 

there's been a rumor going around recently that Disney's considering a new series for their streaming platform focusing on Rose Tico with Kelly Marie Tran reprising the role.

 

 

http://www.wearereso...ered-by-disney/

 

 

Honestly, watching the internet lose their hugging minds over this happening would probably be more entertaining than any show they could put together.

 

 

So I hope this turns out to be true.

 

Clearly someone at Lucasfilm and Disney are not listening to the fans (again) if they want to make a Rose Tico show, if I were Kelly Marie Tran, after the whole Last Jedi disaster, I would steer well clear of Disney & Lucasfilm, if she goes through with that, she only going to end up hurting her career even more! At the moment, I find the fall out from Last Jedi & Solo failure at the box office and lack of listening by Disney and Lucasfilm to be rather entertaining to watch, more so than Last Jedi, I honestly think, Ep 9 is going to crash and burn at the box office this December, I simply cannot see any way out of the hole that Lucasfilm has put themselves into with their arrogance, Rian Johnson still saying he working on his trilogy, I cannot see that getting into filming, if it does, its likely to crash and burn, harder than the rest of the sequel trilogy unless Lucasfilm make the bold move of creating a brand new brand for themselves so that it no longer a Star Wars film, it only mimics Star Wars, badly and bombs without hurting the Star Wars IP, that is the only way I can see Rian Johnson carrying on making movies with Lucasfilm!

 

 

For this alone I'd watch a Rose Tico show.

 

Ironbite-I'd have it on repeat so they'd think I was watching it when I wasn't there.


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Posted 21 February 2019 - 12:47 PM


I honestly hope that Lucasfilm does whatever would make Superomegaprime the most unhappy. Because by all evidence it would be smart, epic and well made, I would absolutely love it and it'd do wonderful.

-ZacWilliam, they should absolutely aim at the Bizarro Star Wars version of what he thinks would be good.
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Posted 21 February 2019 - 01:52 PM

Are they seriously considering that as a show or is someone as Lucasfilm just a masterful troll?



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Posted 21 February 2019 - 03:13 PM

Hey, it could be great as long as they surround her with supporting characters that are far more interesting than she is.  Like Seinfeld in space.



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Posted 21 February 2019 - 07:52 PM

Really not seeing any story potential in Rose.

Not everyone needs an origin story.

*holds up the Bantam Tales Of trilogy as proof*


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Jabbas palace
Empire
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But ya even some of the later stories with people in Mazs Palace make it really apparent not everyone needs to be focused on.

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Posted 21 February 2019 - 08:18 PM

Are they seriously considering that as a show or is someone as Lucasfilm just a masterful troll?

 

Who knows, but a lot of these projects could hinder on Ep 9 being a sucess or not, thou I think personally, Ep9 is not going to gross a great deal due to the mess of the previous film but that my view!


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#232 Steevy Maximus

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Posted 21 February 2019 - 10:18 PM

Really not seeing any story potential in Rose.

Not everyone needs an origin story.

*holds up the Bantam Tales Of trilogy as proof*

See, I don't think a series doesn't HAVE to be "an origin" story.  But, I think Rose and her sister could be the hook to portray how the First Order and other forces impacted their lives and why they opted to join the Resistance.

There's a lot to the universe we have only seen in glimpses to places like Jaku or Maz's planet.  There is a valid perspective to be explored there that doesn't necessarily mean a dry "origin" series.



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Posted 22 February 2019 - 03:00 AM

I'd argue everything about Rose is there in TLJ. She's basically a geeky mechanic with a strong moral compass who joined the Resistance with her cooler sister who was a pilot.

I mean if you wanted to explore her in a novel or comic, fine. But I don't see much need for a streaming show. I think you have to be a really gripping, iconic character for that. Vader is one of the most iconic villains of all time and the story of how he came to be is central to the status quo of the OT.

Rose...no. Disney needs to learn to stop forcing relevance on the characters they've added.

I mean, I could be convinced that a Holdo series could work to give some context to the rise of the First Order. But without Fisher you can't really do it.

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 06:23 AM

 

Really not seeing any story potential in Rose.

Not everyone needs an origin story.

*holds up the Bantam Tales Of trilogy as proof*


There are Five in the Tales blasphemous rebel! Your proof is incomplete!

Mos Eisley
Jabbas palace
Empire
New Republic
Bounty Hunters


But ya even some of the later stories with people in Mazs Palace make it really apparent not everyone needs to be focused on.

 

 

Eeh, Empire and New Republic aren't really the same as the others, they're (mostly) reprints of stories from the Adventure Journal RPG supplements, whereas the others were specifically 'give the nobodies in the crowd scene a backstory' anthologies.



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Posted 22 February 2019 - 07:43 AM

Exactly.

The three I'm citing are a trilogy that correspond to the OT itself directly.

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Posted 22 February 2019 - 11:29 AM

Another angle might be that Finn, Poe, and Rey are too big to anchor an ongoing series post-Ep9, but Rose may be just right.

Hell, if they want to go animated, Resistance is going to need a complete revamp next season, since this season will end when TFA begins (and TLJ happens immediately after TFA, remember). Rose would fit right in with Kaz, Neeku, and Torra (I'm guessing Tam might well come down on the First Order's side, and either Yeager or Doza might sacrifice themselves to save the kids).

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Posted 24 February 2019 - 03:18 AM

So latest Galaxy of Adventures focuses on rescuing Leia from the Death Star. And it does so by depicting Han, Luke and Chewie as useless bumblers and Leia has to do everything herself.

Please stop, Disney. Leia was already a badass and the heart of the original films was the camaraderie between the main cast. No one needs this over the top feminist agenda you're pushing.

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Posted 24 February 2019 - 07:05 AM

Agreed. It really comes across as rewriting past events to change the characters. There are already articles out there about this baaically tiled "How Galaxy of Adventures makes Leia even more of a badass than she already was."

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Posted 24 February 2019 - 07:17 AM

One comment summed it up- "If Leia could do all this by herself, why was she in a cell in the first place?". In the actual movie Leia has to take charge of her own rescue somewhat but that whole sequence on the Death Star is a team effort. They each have each other's backs and it's not like Leia was a damsel. She stood up to Darth Vader. She lied about the rebel base location under threat. She withstood torture. The idea that this short is somehow correcting some imbalance that has existed since 1977...no.



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Posted 24 February 2019 - 07:40 AM

To be fair though all Han and Chewie do in the Death Star escape is nearly get crushed in the compactor and blindly rush themselves into a room of Troopers. But yes they do make Han and Luke look pretty incompetant in the whole shootout and Swinging scene there.


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