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@  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.

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Turn-Bass RPG

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Do not X0 quietly into the night.

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All your Bass are--

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*Bass X0 not available in Alaska or Hawaii.

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

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Mr. Speaker, we are for the Bass X0.

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

It's all about that Bass XD.

@  tigerhawk : (13 June 2021 - 02:16 AM)

Will altering the moons orbit in any way help.

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Now that you have seen this Bass XO, you must send it to five other Bass XOs or BassXO will come to you in a week and then you too will be BassXO.

@  Telly : (13 June 2021 - 12:08 AM)

or feed him after midnight


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#1 Ironbite

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Posted 09 April 2019 - 02:15 PM

Ok so 2 months ago, Rep. Devin Nunes decided that a few parody twitter accounts were really upsetting to him and decided to sue them.  This is where it gets interesting.

 

Source: https://www.cnn.com/...suit/index.html

 

California Republican Rep. Devin Nunes is suing Twitter and three individual Twitter users, accusing them of defaming him in order to derail his re-election campaign and deter him from the Russia investigation.
Nunes, an ally of President Donald Trump and former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, filed the complaint Tuesday in Virginia state court, seeking $250 million in damages and $350,000 in punitive damages.
The California congressman accuses Twitter of allowing the users to spread "false and defamatory statements" about him, alleging that the company harbors a political agenda against conservatives.
"As part of its agenda to squelch Nunes' voice, cause him extreme pain and suffering, influence the 2018 Congressional election, and distract, intimidate and interfere with Nunes' investigation into corruption and Russian involvement in the 2016 Presidential Election, Twitter did absolutely nothing," the complaint says.

The lawsuit was first reported by Fox News, which posted a draft copy of the complaint on Monday. CNN has reached out to both Nunes' congressional office and lawyer.
Twitter declined to comment on the lawsuit.
Nunes named Republican strategist Liz Mair and two other parody accounts -- Devin Nunes' Mom (@DevinNunesMom) and Devin Nunes' Cow (@DevinCow) -- in his lawsuit.
He accused Mair and the two other accounts of engaging in a "concerted defamation campaign" to "cause immense pain" and divert his attention from leading the House Intelligence's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Nunes pointed to several tweets that he said falsely accused him of federal crimes and includes vulgar language.
"Devin's boots are full of manure. He's udder-ly worthless and its pasture time to move him to prison," reads one tweet from Devin Nunes' Cow.
The Twitter account @DevinNunesMom was suspended after Nunes' real mother complained, the complaint said. @DevinCow remains active and has gained followers since Nunes' complaint was made public. The account posted Monday, "I'm not quitting my day job" in response to the lawsuit. Nunes has asked the court to reveal the users behind the two parody accounts.
Nunes told Fox News on Monday that the lawsuit will be "the first of many."
"We're actually going after Twitter first because they are the main proliferator and they spread this fake news and this slanderous news," Nunes told Fox News.
Mair, who has been outspoken against the President and in 2015 set up an anti-Trump super PAC called "Make America Awesome," said on Twitter that she is "declining comment on this for now."
Nunes' lawsuit also accuses Twitter of "shadow-banning conservatives" -- where a user is unaware his posts aren't viewable by others except him.
Twitter has denied that it "shadow bans" its users, adding that "we certainly don't shadow ban based on political viewpoints or ideology."
A frequent user of Twitter, Trump has slammed the company, claiming that it is biased against Republicans. The President tweeted about the news of Nunes' lawsuit late Monday.
He later tweeted on Tuesday morning, "Facebook, Google and Twitter, not to mention the Corrupt Media, are sooo on the side of the Radical Left Democrats. But fear not, we will win anyway, just like we did before! #MAGA."
CNN legal analyst Laura Coates said Tuesday the lawsuit is unlikely to go far.
"The notion that this would be an actual, valid lawsuit is a far-fetched one," she said on CNN's "Right Now," adding that the law protects platforms like Twitter.

 

What's interessting about this is Nunes himself once backed a bill called, Discouraging Frivolous Lawsuits Act which probably isn't a good look now.  But wait...THERE'S MORE!  So after suing his own cow, the twitter account gained more followers then his official congressional account because of the attention.

 

BUT WAIT THERE'S EVEN HUGGING MORE!

 

Seems that Nunes isn't exactly done with lawsuits as he's now going after a newspaper for writing a story about a pair of winery employees who may have been forced to serve on a sex cruise that Nunes might have had monetary interest in.

 

In his latest legal onslaught against perceived critics of his policies, U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Tulare, filed a $150 million defamation suit Monday in a Virginia circuit court against the McClatchy Co. and a Virginia communications consultant described as a “digital terrorist for hire.”

The lawsuit filed in Albemarle County was obtained by The Sacramento Bee on Tuesday, and Nunes confirmed the lawsuit in a Monday night appearance on Sean Hannity’s Fox News show.

Nunes declared that McClatchy reporters need “to come clean with the American people” and retract their “fake news” reports. He said he wants such stories scrubbed from the internet and promised more legal challenges.

“If you’re out there and you lied and you defamed, we are going to come after you,” he told Hannity.

The lawsuit, which follows a previous $250 million lawsuit he filed against Twitter and a parody account known as Devin Nunes’ Cow, targets McClatchy for reporting by The Fresno Bee in a “scheme to defame Plaintiff and destroy his reputation.”

“With the limited opportunity we have had to review this claim, it is wholly without merit and we stand behind the strong reporting of The Fresno Bee,” a McClatchy spokeswoman said Monday night.

Nunes, an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, has denounced The Fresno Bee as a “left-wing rag” and a “joke,” and has largely refused to provide access to its reporters.

But the lawsuit targets one particular story in The Fresno Bee that ran during his re-election effort last year and reported on a 2016 lawsuit against a winery whose investors include Nunes.

The story by reporter Mackenzie Mays detailed claims in the lawsuit about an event that took place aboard a yacht where winery employee Alene Anase alleged she saw guests on the charity cruise using what appeared to be cocaine “and ‘drawing straws’ for which sex worker to hire.”

That suit was later settled for an undisclosed amount, but Nunes contends the headlines about the suit and its dissemination via Twitter and the internet “was part of a scheme to defame Nunes.”

Nunes never requested a correction to the story. Much of Nunes’ 43-page lawsuit focuses on Twitter, the number of Twitter followers The Bee and Mays have and the fact that the “Yacht/Cocaine/Prostitutes article was republished online and retweeted and posted on the Internet hundreds of thousands of times.”

“It traveled through social media like wildfire,” Nunes’ suit alleges, adding that “McClatchy’s words obviously had their desired effect – they linked Nunes to ‘underage prostitutes’ and ‘cocaine.’ ”

The congressman’s earlier suit against Twitter and the operators of the Devin Nunes’ cow and Devin Nunes’ mom Twitter accounts had a similar impact online, drawing many new followers — the cow account quickly attracted more followers than Nunes’ own account and made him a target of late night comedians.

The suit against McClatchy, which accuses the Fresno Bee of “stealth edits” of the original story, also names Virginia political communications strategist Elizabeth A. “Liz” Mair, accusing her of attacking and smearing Nunes.

Mair, the latest suit notes, was sued earlier by Nunes and responded by changing her Twitter username to “BeingSuedByDevinNunes.”

Nunes claims in the suit that the attacks on him were made, in part, to “interfere with and divert Nunes’ attention from his investigation of corruption and alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 Presidential Election.”

Nunes, who sent out a 40-page magazine style mailer in the waning days of the campaign that attacked The Fresno Bee, has vowed to launch more legal efforts against critics, and his complaints have drawn national attention to The Fresno Bee’s aggressive coverage of him.

 

Now obviously this wasn't enough to stop Nunes getting reelected in 2016, one of the few Republicans in California to survive the Orange County Bloodbath but I don't like the look of his 2020 chances now.

 

Ironbite-essentially, Devin Nunes is an idiot who's about to get hit hard with reality.


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#2 Fnu Aw

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Posted 09 April 2019 - 10:59 PM

Trump must be so proud to watch his boy grow up.


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Posted 10 April 2019 - 04:52 PM

I realize that this forum engine is garbage but you really need to learn how to add text under a quote box.


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Posted 10 April 2019 - 05:42 PM

The problem is that the GOP have spent the past two years pouring raw sewage into the judicial system, sorry, appointing judges with nothing but partisan concerns in mind. There is a very real chance one of these appointees could rule in favour of Nunes and then the floodgates will open for SLAPP suits against critics and journalists.

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 05:48 PM

Oh he knows he can't win these lawsuits.  That's not the point.  The point was to silence his critics.

 

Ironbite-that's the point.


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Posted 10 April 2019 - 07:31 PM

I realize that this forum engine is garbage but you really need to learn how to add text under a quote box.

 

 

Don't have a cow, man. 


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Posted 12 April 2019 - 02:52 PM

https://www.techdirt...s-sources.shtml And now he's admitted the suits are one big phishing expedition to try and gain access to the sources of journalists.

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Posted 12 April 2019 - 03:05 PM

Nunes should be forced to drop these lawsuits and resign from Congress.

 

Ironbite-but the GOP doesn't have the balls.


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