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@  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?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 04:48 PM)

Snapdragon for Earthrise.

@  TM2-Megatron : (04 December 2019 - 10:22 PM)

Still not the weirdest thing a Nic Cage character has done in a film

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 04:00 PM)

Couldn't be worse than him pissing fire as Ghost Rider.

@  Rycochet : (04 December 2019 - 03:38 PM)

The Tim Burton Superman Movie is the DC movie we deserve. It would have Nic Cage in a technosuit punching polarbears.

@  Paladin : (04 December 2019 - 02:59 PM)

Wonder Woman was great. Shazam was amazing. Aquaman... exists.

@  RichardT1977 : (04 December 2019 - 01:54 PM)

TBF, Aquaman and Shazam! were pretty good.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 01:00 PM)

Not a difficult feat.

@  Benbot : (04 December 2019 - 11:50 AM)

You just put more effort into telling a compelling story than all of WB's execs.

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:41 AM)

Cue the flashback to Jonathan, reassuring a terrified child: "What you are is never as important as who you are." Cue Superman's response to Brainiac: "I already know who I am."*John Williams fanfare plays*

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

I don't think we even really need to see Krypton. I'd start with Clark growing up in Kansas, thinking he's normal, and follow him through the development of his powers. There've been enough alternate takes on Krypton that it could actually work as a mystery; is this the pre-Crisis utopia, the sterile science world, or the relic of a fallen empire? Brainiac was there, and he tempts Clark with the knowledge of what he really is.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:12 AM)

First, a Krypton film, ending with baby Kal-El being found on Earth.  Then Supe's early career film, establishing his values... and if Jonothan Kent needs to die, it happens because of something like a heart attack while Clark is savnig folks on the other side of the world.  After we know Clark minimizes property damage and never kills, have Zod & Company show up and force him to make tough choices.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:07 AM)

Man of Steel seems like someone came up with a Superman trilogy and then the execs said "We've got to catch up to Marvel, make it one film!".  I don't mean that based on the film's actual pacing, but because various story beats make more sense to me if they weren't all squished together.

@  Cybersnark : (03 December 2019 - 07:44 PM)

I've been wanting to write a Superman movie trilogy for years; "Man of Steel" (featuring a Terminator-like Brainiac) was going to be first, with "Last Son of Krypton" (featuring the Eradicator) as the sequel and "Man of Tomorrow" (in which Luthor makes his face-heel turn) as the conclusion. Thanks to Snyder I have to re-arrange my titles.

@  Nevermore : (03 December 2019 - 06:15 PM)

I still wish "Man of Steel" had instead been an adaptation of both the John Byrne miniseries of the same name and the Jeph Loeb/Tim Sale miniseries "Superman For All Seasons".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (03 December 2019 - 04:42 PM)

A take I just read: Man of Steel is shot with such a lack of lighting that it is easier to discern what is going on in a porn film.

@  Maximus Ambus : (03 December 2019 - 12:20 PM)

Making Soylant is harder then it looks, it's not like the movies, you have to keep whacking and hacking at the ingredient, it'll scream and fight, maybe bite but eventually it will go down.

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

varies from person to person.

@  Benbot : (03 December 2019 - 11:34 AM)

It's an acquired taste

@  CORVUS : (03 December 2019 - 11:17 AM)

Soylent? Its pretty awful.

@  unluckiness : (03 December 2019 - 02:49 AM)

Depends on your denomination of Christianity

@  Patch : (02 December 2019 - 05:52 PM)

@Benbot Do they have a soy-free version? Like maybe just "Lent?"

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 December 2019 - 02:03 PM)

Just occurred to me 'Autobot' Megatron happened in Target 2006.

@  Benbot : (02 December 2019 - 11:48 AM)

have you tried Soylent? It's pretty good! https://soylent.com/

@  Paladin : (02 December 2019 - 10:01 AM)

i prefer free-range human usually. pain in the ass to hunt though...

@  TheMightyMol... : (02 December 2019 - 09:42 AM)

If your human is all bones, you may have purchased a skeleton by accident. Contact your grocer to inquire about exhange policies.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 December 2019 - 09:31 AM)

Vegans are categorised as human therefore just fall under Soylant, they are usually all bones.

@  wonko the sane? : (01 December 2019 - 04:47 PM)

Cause... that latter one is technically all burgers anyway.

@  wonko the sane? : (01 December 2019 - 04:46 PM)

So... a burger made without meat, or a burger made with the meat taken from a vegan?

@  Maximus Ambus : (01 December 2019 - 04:22 PM)

I had a vegan burger last week, this week I'll give a vegan steak a shot.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 November 2019 - 12:37 PM)

a proper paradox would have broken the board. Nice try though.

@  Maximus Ambus : (30 November 2019 - 01:47 AM)

This shout is empty.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (30 November 2019 - 12:01 AM)

I've got the admit. tubi tv is great. It's got a lot of stuff.. Including Super Sentai.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:35 PM)

There is frankly no better place to (legally) find schlock on the internet for free than Tubi TV

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:33 PM)

It's got all the graphic violence and gratuitous nudity a late 80s OVA should have.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:32 PM)

Available for free with ads on Tubi TV.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:32 PM)

It's "Goku: Midnight Eye". Originally produced in the late 80s, it apparently wasn't dubbed until the late 90s given Steve Blum was the lead.

@  wonko the sane? : (29 November 2019 - 06:38 PM)

The description makes it sound like some high grade, mid 80's shlock. Which, frankly, is my groove.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 November 2019 - 12:37 PM)

Was wondering how long it would take someone to ask.

@  wonko the sane? : (29 November 2019 - 09:58 AM)

okay, it's been like two days so far: what anime is this, cause I'm dying to know.

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 November 2019 - 09:23 PM)

You know you're in for a good time when an old anime starts with a crime lord uses roller skates in his cybernetic legs to skate down the side of the building, launches to a dock and into a getaway boat.


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#441 Blot

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 03:17 PM


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#442 Confuzor

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 03:26 PM

I like Sakurai more and more each day.

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 04:32 PM

I think it is a stupid reason to keep Mai out but it's not like she would be a playable character. I'm pretty indifferent to it as is, but of all the characters to be excluded from the SNK lineup it is kinda sad for Mai to be the exclusion. I mean it makes some sense but then we have Bayonetta and Shulk in his skivies, Samus in a skin tight body suit, and more as playable characters. Can you even use the in game cameras to look at the other SNK background characters from other angles?

 

But on the actual character Terry is an excellent addition to Smash. I think other than his lousy recovery skills he's a pretty strong fighter. My only issues with him is he has trouble with multiple fighters surrounding him confusing his command inputs.


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Posted 07 November 2019 - 07:13 PM

But you don't understand. That female has breasts...and skimpy clothing. You can't subject little kids to breasts. WON'T SOMEONE PLEASE THINK OF THE CHILDREN!

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 08:26 PM

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This Masahiro Sakurai interview excerpt sheds light on what the team would be up against if they tried to include Mai Shiranui in Super Smash Bros.

(Translation is from <a href="https://twitter.com/...urceGaming</a>,&quot;CERO and Palutenas Censorship&quot;) <a href="https://t.co/Oy7X1Ad1W5">pic.twitter.com/Oy7X1Ad1W5</a></p>&mdash; James Montagna (@JamesPopStar) <a href="https://twitter.com/JamesPopStar/status/1192262821653778432?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 7, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

 

I also believe this to be the reason why Mai was not in Ultimate.  CERO is stricter than the ESRB when it comes to certain content (hence why Mortal Kombat 11 was never released in Japan, due to CERO being strict with violence).  Also, people should know SNK has more popular characters than just Mai Shuranui.

 

Another reason for me to steer clear of the Smash fanbase,



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Posted 07 November 2019 - 09:43 PM

I dont want her playable that would never happen but at least have her as a spirit you can put her in an earlier costume or non skimpy outfit

 

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 03:48 PM

I like Sakurai more and more each day.

 
So do I, but he did take a hit from that interview.
 
Both restrictions mentioned in the interview are silly but Sakurai's argument is more likely to convince CERO they need to police the violence in the game more, not the potential panty shots less. :doh
 
If I was going to worry about one or the other, it actually would be the panty shots.  I grew up in the American Midwest during the 80's and 90's; if the guys exposed to "gun violence" were as likely to murder someone as the guys exposed to sexually stimulating materials were likely to masturbate, the "gun apocalypse" would have already happened. XD*
 
Just like I'd probably worry about "Strong language" more because I've already seen how my six-year-old nephew just doesn't get it.  It ain't even swearing; just because his slightly older brothers would talk about "killing" each other in video games, he somehow got it into his head that it was appropriate to go all Bakugo and tell folks he was going to kill them when he meant he was going to defeat them in a game or contest. O_o
 
Addendum: No, I'm not trying to call these things moral equivalents.  Some folks care about all three things I just mentioned, some only one or two, and some none.  The point is, it isn't just "how bad" something is but "how bad the response" it generates is.


Edited by Otaku, 09 November 2019 - 03:37 PM.

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Posted 22 November 2019 - 02:58 AM

Heads up.  Four new spirits based on Pokemon Sword and Shield are hitting the Spirit Board until the 26th.

 

And as for Kevin and Lana being in Smash, I doubt that will happen.  Nintendo of Japan would probably never approve anything from the DiC cartoons.


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Posted 22 November 2019 - 10:13 AM

Heads up.  Four new spirits based on Pokemon Sword and Shield are hitting the Spirit Board until the 26th.

 

And as for Kevin and Lana being in Smash, I doubt that will happen.  Nintendo of Japan would probably never approve anything from the DiC cartoons.

 

Even when it comes to whether or not it is even remotely plausible, I'm of two minds on the matter.  An original Captain N and Lana character?  Almost certainly not happening.  An alternate color scheme for Palutena - who was possibly the inspiration for Lana - and a Mii Gunner with appropriately colored letterman jacket, zapper, and NES controller belt?  Even if there are rights and/or relevance-to-Japan issues, they might barely be generic enough to slip in.  But only just.


Edited by Otaku, 22 November 2019 - 10:13 AM.

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