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@  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?

@  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.


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#761 Sabrblade

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 09:51 AM

Wait, what? There are full phase DVD sets?


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I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 11:11 AM

From what I've seen on Amazon there are. 

https://www.amazon.c...t/dp/B075YLXYMS



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Posted 21 September 2019 - 11:23 AM

I prefer my separate releases and individualized artwork etc; look nice lined up together on a shelf. Also, the box sets tend not to include 3-D discs, even in those countries that still get them.


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Posted 22 September 2019 - 09:29 AM

Speaking of which, has there been any news at all of a full Phase 3 box set to go with the fancy props-included P1 and P2 ones? It's starting to feel a little late to announce one.
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Posted 22 September 2019 - 07:27 PM

Speaking of which, has there been any news at all of a full Phase 3 box set to go with the fancy props-included P1 and P2 ones? It's starting to feel a little late to announce one.

 

At this point, I'd just welcome a rerelease of the Region 1 set for Phase Two. I fear I missed out on it, barring luck on eBay.


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Posted 22 September 2019 - 07:55 PM

Speaking of which, has there been any news at all of a full Phase 3 box set to go with the fancy props-included P1 and P2 ones? It's starting to feel a little late to announce one.

 

Well, the final Phase 3 film still isn't out yet, so they may be waiting for its individual release.

 

Also, since those last two sets were released, most of the MCU has now been re-released on 4K Blu-ray. The final 3 titles (GotG v1, Doctor Strange, and Ant-Man) are set to release on 4K alongside Far From Home on Oct. 1st. Disney may be planning new 4K sets of the first three phases that would render the originals obsolete.



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Posted 25 September 2019 - 07:48 AM

Speaking of which, has there been any news at all of a full Phase 3 box set to go with the fancy props-included P1 and P2 ones? It's starting to feel a little late to announce one.

 

Waiting for it too.  IIRC the Phase 2 set was announced pretty late in the year when it came out.  They are likely waiting for for Spiderman FFH to be released before they announce it.



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Posted 20 October 2019 - 10:26 AM

From what I've seen on Amazon there are. 

https://www.amazon.c...t/dp/B075YLXYMS

 

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Posted 01 November 2019 - 09:46 PM

So after months of owning Endgame, and making plan to do so but having them fall through, tonight the kids and I ordered Chipotle from Door Dash, sat down, and watched Infinity War and Endgame back to back.

Even though Ive watched many of the scenes in Instagram since April several times, man, was it still a fun trip and just as powerful as it was in the theater.
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Posted 02 November 2019 - 12:04 AM

How did your family take the ash-ing ending?

Since you saw it back to back, I feel like the impact wasn't there because you guys didn't have to wait a year to know what happened next?

(Oh, you still need to watch Far from Home to get some of the Snap aftermath)

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Posted 02 November 2019 - 12:10 AM

I wish they would make an extended cut that combined both movies along with both mid-credits scenes from Ant-Man and the Wasp and Captain Marvel (since those two mid-credits scenes contain elements that are vital to Endgame's story) spliced into appropriate placements.


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 02 November 2019 - 12:27 AM

 Snap aftermath

 

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ive spent too much time watching thews reviews...


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Posted 02 November 2019 - 05:39 AM

 

 Snap aftermath

 

snaptermath

 

ive spent too much time watching thews reviews...

 

 

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Posted 02 November 2019 - 06:20 AM

I don't mind it being called the Blip because in universe that's what it was. The global population weren't there to see Thanos snap his fingers in Wakanda, we were. To them it was tons of people vanishing and being told it was Thanos doing later.

 

At worst, it's kind of a callous name for something so major. But then my country is wrecking itself with a project that sounds like a shit breakfast cereal, so hey...



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Posted 02 November 2019 - 07:25 AM

Glad they never used the name "decimation" in the films. That's a terrible name for it. Further invalidates what the comics tried to do outside the films.

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Posted 02 November 2019 - 07:42 AM

How did your family take the ash-ing ending?

Since you saw it back to back, I feel like the impact wasn't there because you guys didn't have to wait a year to know what happened next?

(Oh, you still need to watch Far from Home to get some of the Snap aftermath)


Weve already seen both films previously. We even watched IW a day or two before we saw EG in theaters. I just wanted to do it in one epic night of binge watching.

The snap is still powerful, but I thought the exact thing about the CM and AM&tW needing to be seen in between both movies. Otherwise Tonys rescue feels out of place and Scotts reappearance just becomes a bit random.
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Posted 06 November 2019 - 04:50 PM

watched a youtube video about endgame last night and they pointed out a couple things i hadnt noticed in my 10 or so viewings. during the opening logo montage, everyone that got snapped has been removed. and when the main theme kicks in after they decide to go get thanos, apparently half the orchestra isnt playing cause they got snapped too


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Posted 19 November 2019 - 11:30 AM

The problem with Avengers Infinity War and Endgame is that the premises are both incredibly stupid.
Thanos' plan is to just kill half the people of the universe, period. What about the endangered species? Like, say, The Asgard, who are down to a couple hundred people--barely a viable gene pool. Killing half of them pretty much guarantees extinction. What about worlds where sentience is just beginning to evolve, and they have a nearly virgin world FULL of resources? And killing half doesn't really solve anything. In the case of humans, the number people will be restored within 100 years.

This entire plan is poorly thought out, and outright stupid.

Add to that so much of Infinity war focuses on Guardians of the Galaxy. These characters are mostly... boring, one-note cardboard cut-outs. No effort was made to flesh them out in the first movie, and the second was so painfully slow as to border on unwatchable. (Seriously, almost 2 hours in before they start to get around to an actual plot). Ug.

In Endgame, the humans are carrying on more like 90% of the people have been killed than just half. By the way, killing 1/2 of San Francisco would do nothing to solve the housing situation--vacancies would be filled within 6 months. Stark's time-travel plan is almost as poorly thought out as Thanos' kill 1/2 of everyone plan. He insists that the last 5 years still happen so that his daughter will be alive. Has he thought it through? He has not! Bringing back 1/2 the population from the dead 5 years later has huge problems. Never mind the people who were in airplanes, ships at sea, cars on the freeway, operating tables, etc. What about the people who remarried? What about the people who remarried and had children? What about property rights of people who died, had their estates distributed according to their wills and trusts, and now come back? There's a huge disconnect here.

 

They make such a big deal about getting all these heroes together, but it really seems like they haven't thought through anything like "let's have a good story to tell." Instead we have dumb glamor shots like "Let's have all the hero women form up behind Spider-man as a symbol of... something."

 

Gotta say, the best Avengers movie is... Captain America: Civil War. Infinity War and Endgame are barely better than that awful Sean Connery Avengers movie.

The annoying thing is that they have Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes to show them how to make good  Avengers stories. Why can't they learn from that?



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Posted 19 November 2019 - 01:50 PM

Holy cow, I actually never thought about people being Blipped back in airplanes that are no longer there. Or in the middle of the ocean.

Those would be tragic :(

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Posted 19 November 2019 - 02:03 PM

HISHE brought that up in their Spider-Man: Far From Home video.


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I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.



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