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@  TheMightyMol... : (15 November 2019 - 06:54 AM)

Nah, he just has to keep up his plot insurance payments so he can shoot his way out of the Sarlacc again.

@  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".


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#1 SHIELD Agent 47

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 04:12 AM

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#2 Noideaforaname

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 07:33 AM

Dolores Umbridge

I usually plain love villains and monsters, Umbridge is perhaps the only one i love to hate.

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 08:29 AM

Joxer...


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Posted 16 April 2019 - 08:54 AM

Kefka.

 

He was a whiny, irritating twit. The entire game I kept thinking: "Okay he's going to die early then we can get the real villain" But no. He IS the villain.

 

I had to put up with him the entire game, and he's the entire reason I've never touched Final Fantasy 3/6 ever again.

 

I hate his stupid laugh, I hate his self imposed crybaby attitude, I hate that he gets credit for something he didn't actually do. ("But he destroyed the world!" Oh really? You mean the world you still spend the rest of the game on? The one that can still apparently support life as there are things still LIVING on it? That world? Go watch DBZ and see Kid Buu destroy the earth. THAT is destroy.)

 

I LOATH HIM.


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Posted 16 April 2019 - 09:38 AM

Ted Mosby

Sheldon Cooper

Michael Scott (at certain points in the series)

Andy Bernard (at certain points in the series)


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Posted 16 April 2019 - 09:47 AM

Bugs Bunny. He's a smug a-hole and I've never liked him.



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Posted 16 April 2019 - 09:52 AM

Virtually all the cast of "Shortpacked!" but special mention has to be Malaya.


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Posted 16 April 2019 - 11:14 AM

Pony-Head.

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 11:14 AM

jacen solo. im glad jaina killed him. hes one part of the eu im glad is gone thanks to disney


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Posted 16 April 2019 - 11:30 AM

The dog from Independence Day.

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 11:56 AM

Answering this would get me warning points, and probably the topic moved.



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Posted 16 April 2019 - 12:08 PM

Most of mine are from anime this will be a growing list

 

That a-hole that ripped off Nymph wings and beat her in Heaven's Lost Property

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 12:11 PM

The entirety of George R.R. Martin's literary work.



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Posted 16 April 2019 - 01:02 PM

everyone in the re-imagined bsg except for baltar. he got some of the best lines


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Posted 16 April 2019 - 02:13 PM

We will squab on the playground sir in a hearty match of fisticuffs

 

NUBSG better then CampBSG


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Posted 16 April 2019 - 02:15 PM

NuBSG was a joyless experience with a brilliant cast and a story literally written by the seat of the writers' pants. Where major, game changing plot beats are chosen OUT OF A LITERAL HAT.



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Posted 16 April 2019 - 02:30 PM

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This smug bastard from Fang of the Sun, Dougram: Helmut Lecoque. He's probably personally responsable for at least some of the worst stuff from that show, yet he's totally believable as a person and character.  He also has a very punchable face.



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Posted 16 April 2019 - 02:46 PM

kai winn from deep space 9. shes a well done character, but i just hate her. but then again, we are supposed to hate her. so well done there


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Posted 16 April 2019 - 02:50 PM


Hate is a really strong word. Not sure I feel that strongly against any fictional character.

As a kid I really disliked the "Hero Jerk" archetype in 80s Cartoons. So The Paladin from the DND toon, Lance from Voltron and Slingshot from TFs we're some of my least liked characters. Really disliked Beachead and Sgt Slaughter from G.I. Joe.

-ZacWilliam, other than that the closest that comes to mind are the three main characters from The Last Summer a book we read senior year of high school. Don't go look it up. It also has the record of being the only book I've ever sworn at and thrown across a room.
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Posted 16 April 2019 - 03:14 PM

Victor and Monty from Power Rangers Ninja Steel.  Several episodes centered around their farts...I don't think I have to go into any more detail, do I?.

 

Super Duck, from Archie Comics.  A poor man's Donald Duck impersonator.  And yet, for some reason, Archie comics seems proud of having published this character, since reprints still crop up in the Best of Archie Comics collections.  The artwork is terrible, the character forgettable, and...I just don't understand who over in Archie Comics loves this Cock-eyed little nothing of a character so much that he seems to pop up from time to time.  Archie is just so PROUD of ripping off Donald Duck and getting away with it, it makes me hate the character.

 

But most of all, and probably most inexplicably...the Silver Millennium Crystal from Sailor Moon.  Now, this isn't technically a character, but...I'm counting it anyway and you can't stop me.   :p   It is the laziest and cheapest deus ex machina of all time.  What do all the heroes want?  What do all the villains want?  What is the solution to and the source of every single problem in the Sailor Moon manga?  This crystal!  Now, this is mostly me ranting about the manga, rather than the 90s cartoon.  In the 90s cartoon, I feel like the monsters of the week actually help give Sailor Moon a little variety.  But in the manga....my goodness, none of the villains have much of a personality...they are pretty boring.  The only thing they do have?  A desire for this crystal.  I just got sick of hearing about it every page.  I have to wonder why they just didn't chuck the thing into the Sun, since the only reason most of these villains are even attacking Earth is because they want the crystal.  No crystal, no problems!  I was actually excited about the evil alien Circus arc, because at least they had a different motivation from every other villain in the manga...up until they hear about the Crystal and decide "Oh, yeah, we gotta get that!"

 

I have never hated a fictional, voiceless, inanimate object as much as I hate this crystal.  To be fair, there is a reason why all these villains had the same desire, and I do feel like the Sailor Moon manga steadily improves as it goes along its 10 volumes, but...bleh on weak motivations for forgettable villains.


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