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@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 November 2019 - 02:59 AM)

Funny, but everyone knows he bounty hunts for Jabba Hutt to finance his 'Vette.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 November 2019 - 02:54 AM)

Okay.. Not sure why.. but streaming is harder than jsut playing the game.. even though that's pretty much what I was doing.

@  Xellos : (14 November 2019 - 06:47 PM)

What type of vehicle does Boba Fett use for time travel? A Man-DeLorean.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 03:55 PM)

Admittedly, it's been a long time since I've been to a walk-in clinic, as I tend not to get sick (and the one time I do every 4-5 years, I prefer just riding it out at home), but the last time I went I'm pretty sure you could just show up, no appointment. It may be different in Quebec,though

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:36 PM)

One thing to note about health insurance in Germany is that we have a two-class system: mandatory health insurance is basically the economy class, while private health insurance is the business class.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:32 PM)

My local doctor is actually a shared office with several doctors where you will get randomly assigned to one of the doctors available that day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:30 PM)

Also, employers are required by law to cover part of their employees' health insurance fees, so I only have to pay my part.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:28 PM)

Basic examinations and sick notes (known as "work-inability certificates" in Germany) for the employer are covered by our health insurances by default.

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 November 2019 - 12:02 PM)

Around here, we can go to a walk-in clinic whenever, but might have to wait in the queue until there's a doctor available, which can take hours on a busy day. And then hope our insurance will cover anything.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 November 2019 - 07:38 AM)

There actually are a good number of clinics around here: but the walk ins require an appointment (what?) and are only done once a week. IF you can get an appointment, you see a doctor usually within 40 minutes, but good luck getting the appointment.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

Depending on the day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

We have family doctors (called "house doctors") with regular office hours where you may need an hour or two of waiting time.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 12:50 AM)

Two weeks? That seems a little long; are there not a lot of walk-in clinics around you?

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 07:01 PM)

Does germany make it quick and easy to see a doctor too? Cause an emergency doctor visit can take two weeks out here, and an emergency ROOM visit can take 18-24 hours.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:43 PM)

(Good thing is, under German law, if you call in sick during your vacation and see a doctor immediately, you get to keep your vacation days.)

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:42 PM)

Too bad. My plans wee to do two more overtime hours before having my last day of vacation for the year on Friday. Oh well.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:41 PM)

So I'm currently on medical leave for a particularly stupid reason: Burned my back with a hot-water bag while sleeping last night. Though the doctor said I'm hardly the first person to have this happen to them.

@  Patch : (13 November 2019 - 06:11 PM)

Just a particularly odious example of the 90s era of depicting transgender women as either the subject of crude humor, or "Jerry Springer" material.

@  Ashley : (13 November 2019 - 04:55 PM)

I think Ace Ventura legit contributed to me spending years in self denial. I will never be ok with Jim Carrey.

@  Benbot : (13 November 2019 - 01:22 PM)

I thought he since changed his tune.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 November 2019 - 12:51 PM)

Jim Carry Paladin?

@  Maximus Ambus : (13 November 2019 - 12:22 PM)

Don't doubt what he can do. Sonic the Hedgehog!

@  Paladin : (13 November 2019 - 11:51 AM)

not giving a dime to a transphobic antivaxxer.

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 11:25 AM)

It'll be a terrible movie if jim carrey phones it in. Otherwise it should be decent.

@  Paladin : (13 November 2019 - 10:45 AM)

sonics' still gonna be a terrible movie but at least they whined loud enough to make him look passable for a 2-minute trailer. "yay."

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:37 AM)

But of course to annoying people there's no such thing as different decisions made for different reasons, there is only "I like it so it's right" and "I don't like it so it's wrong."

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:35 AM)

Even if we pretend it's objective truth that they were both bad, then they were bad in very different ways.

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:33 AM)

Sonic's previous movie design looked genuinely bad. The Transformers '07 designs just looked insufficiently like what certain loud and obnoxious parts of the fandom think Transformers are required to always look like.

@  Otaku : (13 November 2019 - 08:50 AM)

Um... Purple Monkey Dishwasher?

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 November 2019 - 08:25 AM)

Do we really need to have Every Movie Transformer Thread Ever in the Squawkbox?

@  Bass X0 : (13 November 2019 - 08:13 AM)

Sure it made money but that doesn’t mean it has appealing character designs. Lot of god awful fugly faces in the Transformers movies.

@  Otaku : (12 November 2019 - 08:25 PM)

@Liege My issue with Transformers (2007) were elements I thought were unnecessary.  I know it was supposed to just be a joke, but I didn't ever need to hear about "Sam's Happy Time". >.> Which, being in awe of the first "live action" TF-film, didn't even register until I'd already purchased and watched it on DVD a few times (after seeing it in theaters 3 times).

@  Liege : (12 November 2019 - 08:22 PM)

For all the Bayisms in the 07 movie, it was tempered by Spielberg as producer. Designs aside it was an enjoyable popcorn blockbuster about a boy and his first car who happens to be an alien from another planet. They sequels are just Bay going unchecked after he proved how much bank he could bring in.

@  TM2-Megatron : (12 November 2019 - 07:12 PM)

I didn't find the designs in the '07 movie to be that bad, personally. What got really offputting was how Cybertronians in general become such huge a-holes in the later films; the designs were very much secondary to their horrible personalities

@  Sabrblade : (12 November 2019 - 06:59 PM)

And yet, Transformers still broke the bank at the box office, opened up the brand to a whole new generation of fans, shot the brand up to mainstream appeal, and enabled all kinds of new collector-oriented lines and other avenues to come about. Not saying Sonic's movie will do the same for his series, but the 2007 TF movie certainly did more good than harm.

@  Bass X0 : (12 November 2019 - 06:09 PM)

Paramount changed Sonic due to fan backlash but refused to redo Transformers 2007 with new cgi appearances based on their classic forms everyone’s knows and loves, and can relate to. Trailer 1 Sonic is as appealing a design as 2007 Bumblebee...

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 November 2019 - 02:14 PM)

I don't. They're a pain in the ass to repair.

@  Benbot : (12 November 2019 - 12:48 PM)

I wish car companies would bring back flip up headlights

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 November 2019 - 09:07 AM)

Wear a hazmat suit. It's Walmart, they're used to weird.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 November 2019 - 07:54 AM)

2 inches of snow on the side of the house, 2 feet of snow on the deck. I hate this winter already.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (11 November 2019 - 11:33 PM)

But that requires actually going IN walmart. ;P

@  Liege : (11 November 2019 - 11:22 PM)

Pro tip for anyone hunting the for the Walmart 35th exclusives: try the seasonal aisles rather than the toy section. I found the display with all the exclusives and a bunch of the reflector wave practically untouched amongst those novelty arcade machines and a bunch of frozen merch.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (11 November 2019 - 09:45 PM)

Although that does spark an idea for me. In a new continuity, Censere the Necrobot could be the herald Cityspeaker for Quintessa the Necrotitan just to play on their monikers utilizing Greek for dead, nekrós.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (11 November 2019 - 09:26 PM)

I hate to burst your bubble, Maximus Ambus, but 90% of things said in IDW turned out to be amnesiac half-rememberings courtesy of Adaptus or outright lies courtesy of Shockwave.

@  Jenny : (11 November 2019 - 08:54 AM)

The toy's designed to look like Wipe-Out, anyway.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 November 2019 - 08:14 AM)

Didn't they try to retcon that into a figure of speech because that connection went against everybody else's long-term plans?

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 November 2019 - 03:53 AM)

There's still some connection given Trypticon was created by Mortilus.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 November 2019 - 12:12 AM)

Yeah that toy doesn't exactly look like Necrobot.

@  Sabrblade : (10 November 2019 - 08:24 PM)

But.... it's just "Necro" not "Necrobot".

@  TheMightyMol... : (10 November 2019 - 05:10 PM)

But why does the God of Death need a giant space kaiju? Wait, never mind, answered my own question.


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#341 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 01 September 2019 - 06:21 AM

Well, that was cringey to look at. I was so awkward! It's those darn jumps! Why is it so tough?!? I can only laugh at myself, haha



Yeah, the first time I tried, I got 2:16. My new time? 2:12. Blarg!!!
The fastest time for the day was 1:31 and 1:32. Gah!

Miles: 1778.16
Uppers: 45,500 + 100 = 45,600
Lowers: 22,800 + 100 = 22,900
Core: 15,605

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Posted 01 September 2019 - 07:50 AM

Aww! Well, at least you beat your previous time?

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Posted 01 September 2019 - 11:06 AM

Miles: 1,432.32 + 23.29 (bike) + 3.32 (hike) + 3.12 (run) = 1462.05
Uppers: 39,324
Powers: 20,004
Core: 14,312

hug. Went for a 5K run today and it might have been my worst run time ever. 35 min and some change. Consistency is key.

#344 Fero McPigletron

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Posted 01 September 2019 - 12:11 PM

Aww! Well, at least you beat your previous time?


By 4 seconds, hahaha

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Posted 01 September 2019 - 11:03 PM

Hey, better than 4 seconds slower. XD

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 03:23 AM

True, haha

Miles: 1462.05
Uppers: 39,324 + 110 = 39,334
Lowers: 20,004 + 100 = 20,104
Core: 14,312

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#347 wonko the sane?

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 01:54 PM

A rainy and miserable labour day. So I ran. Split the distance into two equal sets of two. I rather enjoyed it, and think I might keep it up.

 

Miles: 1462.05 + 4 = 1466.05
Uppers: 39,334
Lowers: 20,104
Core: 14,312

 

Plus, it was simple enough I didn't need to double check my math. :D


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Posted 03 September 2019 - 08:35 AM

Miles: 1466.05
Uppers: 39,334 + 110 = 39,444
Lowers: 20,104 + 96 = 20,200
Core: 14,312

Man, I've got to eat more protein and get more sleep.

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#349 wonko the sane?

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Posted 03 September 2019 - 09:58 AM

Biking! Tomorrow is supposed to be a washout, so I got one in today.

 

Miles: 1466.05 + 11.2 = 1477.25
Uppers:  39,444
Lowers: 20,200
Core: 14,312

 

With some manual labour this afternoon: should be a good day.


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Posted 05 September 2019 - 01:46 PM

Miles: 1477.25 + 11.2 = 1488.45
Uppers:  39,444
Lowers: 20,200
Core: 14,312

 

Got back from my bike ride in time to catch my brother before he went back to work. Turns out that an old friend of ours died over night. You never expect your day to go like this...


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Posted 05 September 2019 - 02:44 PM

Whoa. Condolences. Hope things work out.

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Posted 07 September 2019 - 03:42 PM

I just hope her kids are okay. I don't mean short term, they all have their dad(s) (two relationships and two different fathers for the different kids.) I mean like... the oldest is 11, the youngest is like 2. I hope this doesn't hug them up. Anyway: took a ride today before the rain set in.

 

Miles: 1488.45 + 11.2 = 1499.65
Uppers:  39,444
Lowers: 20,200
Core: 14,312


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Posted 08 September 2019 - 12:08 AM

I've been missing gym and not working out, just loafing like a chunk of bread, argh argh argh

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Posted 09 September 2019 - 04:44 PM

I got back to exercising! ...and a few days later I have food poisoning again. Oof. Really need to cut down on all this junk food.



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Posted 10 September 2019 - 10:06 AM

Yesterday wound up fubar, but I was able to get a bike ride in today.

 

Miles:  1499.65 + 11.2 = 1510.85
Uppers:  39,444
Lowers: 20,200
Core: 14,312


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Posted 13 September 2019 - 09:59 AM

Miles:  1510.85  + 11.2 = 1522.05
Uppers:  39,444
Lowers: 20,200
Core: 14,312

 

So, it was cool last night. Not freezing, but getting there. I jumped on the bike this morning, and the gel seat was a cooling pack for the first third of the ride. I am torn on whether it helped or not.


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Posted 13 September 2019 - 11:05 AM


Saw this video on the Switch notices. I'm unsure if it'd encourage me to exercise or if I'd get bored once the story's complete. XD

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Posted 13 September 2019 - 01:20 PM

Stats from 8/20 through today.

 

Miles:  1522.05 + 8.64 + 6.02 + 4.03 + 10.35 + 4.13 + 11.11 (all biking) + 3.10 (running) = 1569.43
Uppers:  39,444 + 160 + 191 + 175 + 265 + 155 + 436 + 300 =  41,126
Lowers: 20,200 + 180 = 20,380
Core: 14,312 + 3 + 120 + 116 = 14,551 


"Someone once told me that Time is a predator that stalked us all our lives, but I'd rather believe that Time is a companion who goes with us on the journey, and reminds us to cherish every moment -- because they'll never come again."

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Posted 14 September 2019 - 06:52 PM

Miles: 1569.43 + 3.68 = 1573.11
Uppers: 41,126
Lowers: 20,380
Core: 14,551

Hill intervals. Went up and down a local highway overpass 6 times. Super challenging but fun.
"Someone once told me that Time is a predator that stalked us all our lives, but I'd rather believe that Time is a companion who goes with us on the journey, and reminds us to cherish every moment -- because they'll never come again."

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Posted 16 September 2019 - 08:29 PM

Biking!

 

Miles:  1573.11 + 11.2 = 1584.31
Uppers: 41,126
Lowers: 20,380
Core: 14,551


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