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@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 June 2021 - 02:04 PM)

Fedex sucks

@  tigerhawk : (23 June 2021 - 10:09 AM)

"This never happened to the other fellow." -  One of my fave meta jokes in movies from 007: On her Majesty's Secret Service.

@  Sabrblade : (21 June 2021 - 08:58 PM)

Daddy!

@  Kalidor : (21 June 2021 - 04:50 PM)

Not just any girl - your mom!

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 June 2021 - 08:19 AM)

Happy Knocked-Up-A-Girl Day!

@  Bass X0 : (20 June 2021 - 02:13 AM)

Happy father's day!

@  Hot Rod Mustang : (19 June 2021 - 07:45 PM)

what up sluts?

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 June 2021 - 07:20 PM)

Only 6? Filthy casual.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 June 2021 - 04:26 PM)

Multiplaying as in "playing with other people" or multiplaying as in "6 WoW accounts running at the same time"?

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 June 2021 - 01:45 PM)

Oh no! Darkeklaw is multiplaying! (See birthday box)

@  tigerhawk : (19 June 2021 - 11:54 AM)

In my Marvel comic canon the second wave of special teams were handpicked active robots whose experience would theoretically make more stable combiners, the Combaticons came from Cybertron, the Protectobots were imprinted from crystals explaining both Onslauhghts ancestry and First Aid's experience.

@  Dekafox : (18 June 2021 - 05:24 PM)

Spotlight: Lioconvoy?

@  Bass X0 : (18 June 2021 - 04:15 PM)

How long until IDW puts out an Optimus Pride Month comic?

@  Cyoti : (18 June 2021 - 03:32 PM)

Even with B5, it didn't follow its original 5-year plan. Summaries from the supplementary materials for the scriptbooks demonstrates that was originally planned was very different from the actual product. Sinclair's actor's departure seemingly changed the show to the point that the stuff with the Vorlons/Shadows, the Minbari and the ending were all changed. Mapping out a show years in advance is difficult because of changing bts stuff like writers/actors leaving the show or suddenly having to retool because of ratings/execs. No plan survives intact especially in a chaotic environment of television production.

@  Rycochet : (18 June 2021 - 11:27 AM)

To be like Babylon 5, you need to cram a 2 season story arc into one because you fear being cancelled, then get further seasons you have no more material for. You also need a spinoff which the network heads don't want and do everything in their power to kill it while it's on air.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 June 2021 - 10:33 AM)

The required effort is probably why we don't have babylon 6; TNG.

@  Dekafox : (18 June 2021 - 10:23 AM)

Everyone wants to be like Babylon 5 but no one wants to put in the effort

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 09:36 AM)

And then, after five years of hosting their own official podcast where they would answer fan questions and always encouraged their audience to pay attention to the mysteries, after the show had ended, they claimed the show was never really about the mysteries, it was all about the characters.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 09:34 AM)

What really bugs me with "Lost" is that the producers had willfully negotiated a set end date with the network halfway through season 3 (the show ended with season 6, as planned) specifically so they could plan out the plot for the remainder of the show. Then... the plot wasn't resolved properly.

@  tigerhawk : (18 June 2021 - 04:17 AM)

By then I had lost interest in arc TV shows, I followed a few and got the impression they were just making them up as they went along. Seemed to be a trend starting with new Galactica and Lost though in actuality began with The X Files and has become a trope called 'The Chris Carter Effect'.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 02:12 AM)

I think it was season 3 part 1 specifically, since they had two separate plot "arcs" for season 3.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 02:11 AM)

They threw everything in there, with no clear story structure, no clear stakes, and characters flip-flopping wherever the episode's writer needed them to go for their half-baked plot.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 02:10 AM)

Season 3 was the worst, with a terrible meandering random events plot.

@  tigerhawk : (17 June 2021 - 11:59 PM)

'save the cheerleader' then in season 3 he tears her skull open, scans her power and she simply heals. They didn't think any of it through.

@  Shockwave 75 : (17 June 2021 - 07:04 PM)

Well, you know Hollywood; if something's popular, run it into the ground!

@  Cybersnark : (17 June 2021 - 04:40 PM)

And then there was the Writers' Strike, which isn't the show's fault.

@  Cybersnark : (17 June 2021 - 04:40 PM)

Yeah, Sylar should've been, if not killed off, at least left to rest.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2021 - 03:43 PM)

It never truly recovered from that.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2021 - 03:43 PM)

Season 1 was good until the finale.

@  Paladin : (17 June 2021 - 09:37 AM)

because it sucked.

@  tigerhawk : (17 June 2021 - 08:58 AM)

Heroes was cancelled twice.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2021 - 06:33 AM)

The song's official name is "Holding Out for a Hero".

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 June 2021 - 12:54 AM)

That's a long time to wait for a sandwich.

@  Maruten : (16 June 2021 - 07:13 PM)

Lucky there's a hero arriving in July.

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 June 2021 - 05:38 PM)

I think I've heard "I Need a Hero" more times this past week than I have in the past several years.

@  tigerhawk : (16 June 2021 - 12:41 PM)

Thanks to Earthrise I can recreate the end of Return of Optimus Prime part 1.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 June 2021 - 11:19 AM)

I wish they would do something like that here: but then it would become obvious in which provinces you're getting gouged.

@  Nevermore : (16 June 2021 - 10:42 AM)

Here in Germany, the price you see is the price you pay, tax included.

@  Nevermore : (16 June 2021 - 10:42 AM)

I always find it weaird hearing that stores in the US don't initially already taxes in their prices.

@  Nevermore : (16 June 2021 - 04:33 AM)

You know what's kewl? Poor literacy.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 June 2021 - 04:31 PM)

Awesome, thanks for the heads up.

@  CORVUS : (15 June 2021 - 04:12 PM)

Kewl. Thanks!

@  Kalidor : (15 June 2021 - 02:08 PM)

Hey everybody! I wanted to announce that Sarahthecutevixen is our newest addition to the Allspark staff. She's primarily looking over discord stuff, but I wanted to make sure she got a welcome over here as well.

@  NovaSaber : (14 June 2021 - 11:07 AM)

Turn-Bass RPG

@  Sabrblade : (14 June 2021 - 10:21 AM)

Do not X0 quietly into the night.

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 June 2021 - 10:13 AM)

All your Bass are--

@  Donocropolis : (14 June 2021 - 05:56 AM)

*Bass X0 not available in Alaska or Hawaii.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2021 - 07:36 PM)

Get your own Big Mouth BassX0 for the low price of $19.95 (plusshippingandhandling)

@  repowers : (13 June 2021 - 12:45 PM)

Mr. Speaker, we are for the Bass X0.

@  Nevermore : (13 June 2021 - 06:04 AM)

It's all about that Bass XD.


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#1 SHIELD Agent 47

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 11:06 PM


We're about to find out how they stole the plan to steal the plans for the Death Star!
 
CASSIAN ANDOR LIVE-ACTION SERIES ANNOUNCED



No one was asking for this.

WTF Disney?

 

Yup.


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Posted 08 November 2018 - 11:11 PM

It's also a way of getting some of the morally-grey "ends-justify-the-means" business of the Rebellion that we never get to see outside of the occasional RPG.

Also, more Cassian means more K-2S0.
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Posted 09 November 2018 - 12:57 AM

With TV budget CGI.

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 06:30 AM

The SW series was borked from the beginning you cant tell the good stories from the EU because most the original cast is to old for it to work and recasting the iconic characters is going to satisfy no one...

 

So you go Prequel or you now have to go ferther forward ...sigh

 

I wanted an Animated Dark Empire series keeping some of the Cam Clark artwork look


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Posted 09 November 2018 - 07:32 AM

because apparently what people desperately wanted was ANOTHER Star Wars prequel.


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Posted 09 November 2018 - 07:53 AM

The opening crawl to the opening crawl.

 

I like Cassian.  But don't care much for stories that tell the story of someone that was already killed off.


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Posted 09 November 2018 - 08:00 AM

On one hand, none of the main RO characters (besides the droid) were engaging, so giving any of them a series seems a bit foolhardy. Especially if they're just totally nixing anything starring the likes of Boba Fett or Kenobi.

On the other hand, I'm all for more stories set between the Prequels and OT, especially if it's as bridge-gap-y as RO was. So I'll have to at least check out the first few episodes.

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 08:32 AM

It's also a way of getting some of the morally-grey "ends-justify-the-means" business of the Rebellion that we never get to see outside of the occasional RPG.Also, more Cassian means more K-2S0.giphy.gif


More K-2, yeah that could be cool. More moral ambiguity with with the "good guys". Yeah, no. Not interested in stories about 'this is a bad thing to do, but it must be done for the Greater Good™'.

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 08:44 AM

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 09:01 AM

With TV budget CGI.

 

With movie budget CGI.

 

"The show will cost roughly $100 million for 10 episodes, the New York Times reports."

 

ILM just formed a television devision two days ago, if that tells you how seriously they're taking these Disney+ limited series.


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Yep.

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 09:03 AM

It's shocking that Disney/Lucasfilm STILL doesn't know what they're doing with Star Wars.  Com'on guys, get it together.



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Posted 09 November 2018 - 09:36 AM

I'm the person who liked Rogue One just fine, and. Ehhh, I don't know. Why not Chirrut and Baze

Honestly Rogue One kinda felt to me like something that was originally made as like a 4-6 episode miniseries and then edited down into a movie. No way they'd do this but remaking it that way would be more interesting to me ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 12:54 PM

I like Cassian.  But don't care much for stories that tell the story of someone that was already killed off.

 

I'll tell them to cancel any upcoming plots including Vader then.

 

Edit: ...or Luke.

Edit: ...or Han.

Edit: ...or Obi Wan.

Edit: ...or basically anyone in Star Wars.


Edited by PiratedTVPro, 09 November 2018 - 12:57 PM.

Yep.

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 02:15 PM

I wasn't fond of Rogue One as a Star Wars movie, but the Battle of Scarif was an amazing Star Wars movie.  One of my favorite Star Wars moments ever is when the rebel alliance pops out of hyperspace over Scarif.  I definitely got teary in the theater, on every viewing.  =)

 

Of course, a Cassian series will not be the Battle of Scarif, but the part of Rogue One I didn't care as much for.  I hope that they redeem Cassian a bit, and move away from the Draven/Cassian murder plots.  I don't need to see the rebels as the bad guys.  I am looking forward to seeing what it's about.  I have been wanting to see more of Enfys Nest, and I hope this is an opportunity to do that.

 

It could be unrelated, or mean nothing at all, but Ian McDiarmid just tweeted a single word with no context...

 

 



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Posted 09 November 2018 - 03:18 PM

 

I like Cassian.  But don't care much for stories that tell the story of someone that was already killed off.

 

I'll tell them to cancel any upcoming plots including Vader then.

 

Edit: ...or Luke.

Edit: ...or Han.

Edit: ...or Obi Wan.

Edit: ...or basically anyone in Star Wars.

 

True.  Short of Anakin and Obi-Wan (prior to the prequel trilogy), because of where he got to.  I don't have interest in stuff from those others (and not Obi and Ani) anymore.


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Posted 09 November 2018 - 06:02 PM

They can make me care about Cassian, I'm sure.  I wasn't really drawn into any of the characters in Rogue One.  I liked watching Vader and I liked listening to K2SO.  Cassian wasn't very interesting to me, but he was used in a pretty strange way.  He's introduced as a certain kind of character and then taken out of his element by a situation that spirals out of control. That CAN make a character more interesting if it plays well, but he wound up being upstaged.  If they write a spy story about a really good spy and throw in plenty of K2SO, it'll be fine.

 

What I liked most about Rogue One was the Rebel Base.  Give me more of that.  And I assume that we can get some more Bail Organa and Mon Mothma.  I don't think either of those actors are prohibitively expensive.



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Posted 10 November 2018 - 12:46 AM

It will last one or 2 seasons. Ratings will dip and Jyn will get introduced as a sub plot.

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It's true. Here's a scene of her still living with Saw:
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Posted 10 November 2018 - 06:37 AM

Oh no, a story starring one of the best received characters from Rogue One whose role probably means the inclusion of one of the other best received characters in the same movie, featuring the sort of thing that's rarely depicted in Star Wars but would have definitely been part of the Rebellion's activities, thus providing a valuable perspective that we wouldn't get otherwise from this franchise.

 

How terrible.


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Posted 10 November 2018 - 06:51 AM

We're talking about the movie franchise where the Empire's most elite soldiers were defeated by teddy bears with rocks and logs.

 

I don't really think gritty black ops agents enter into it. 





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