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@  Benbot : (18 November 2019 - 04:01 PM)

And a good boy

@  Liege : (18 November 2019 - 09:19 AM)

Hound is at least a very good toy.

@  ThunderWear : (18 November 2019 - 09:11 AM)

Hound is the only other one that even comes close to Chromia in my area, and he ships in two separate waves.

@  Liege : (18 November 2019 - 08:58 AM)

This might be how they finally get rid of all the Chromias. I've not seen a shelfwarmer like that in ages.

@  RichardT1977 : (17 November 2019 - 08:26 PM)

It's a good deal if you want a full set of Refraktor (and if they have them at your location)

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 November 2019 - 04:43 PM)

Here we can buy two and get one free, but at least two of them are gonna be the same toy, because lol distribution.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2019 - 01:01 PM)

In the U.K., it’s more like you but two, you only get one given how expensive they are.

@  RichardT1977 : (17 November 2019 - 11:38 AM)

Transformers are Buy 2 Get 1 free at Target this week.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2019 - 04:29 AM)

2019 has been one long South Park episode.

@  Sjogre : (16 November 2019 - 10:46 PM)

Okay, that actually sounds pretty fun.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 November 2019 - 12:49 PM)

It was set in the forties, featured Nazi's as the villains and had Kiko fight mostly Ice Age animals and a mythical dragon that now ruled the island guarding Kongs treasure.

@  Paladin : (15 November 2019 - 11:37 AM)

and it was ALSO eleven hours long.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 November 2019 - 10:55 AM)

In a alternate reality Peter Jackson made Son of Kong.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 November 2019 - 09:30 AM)

To be fair to boba: everyone else to go into the sarlacc was a sacrifice. Stripped almost naked and tossed, and didn't have body armor, a jetpack and a weapon.

@  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.


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Posted 21 July 2019 - 07:24 AM

I didn't think they could get me excited for many of these film's or series, but they're doing enough different and exciting things for me that I am very excited.

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Posted 20 August 2019 - 03:21 PM

What the?

 

https://deadline.com...ger-1202672545/

 

 

EXCLUSIVE: Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige won’t produce any further Spider-Man films because of an inability by Disney and Sony Pictures to reach new terms that would have given the former a co-financing stake going forward. A dispute that has taken place over the past few months at the top of Disney and Sony has essentially nixed Feige, and the future involvement of Marvel from the Spider-Man universe, sources said.


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Posted 20 August 2019 - 03:53 PM

Welp, guess Disney just has to buy Sony now.


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Posted 20 August 2019 - 04:44 PM

Welp, guess Disney just has to buy Sony now.

 

As much as that would solve the problem, is that even possible at this point? They just bought Fox, after all.


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Posted 20 August 2019 - 06:27 PM

 

Welp, guess Disney just has to buy Sony now.

 

As much as that would solve the problem, is that even possible at this point? They just bought Fox, after all.

 

Well, if a mouse can swallow a whole fox... :p


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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 23 August 2019 - 05:06 PM

Phase 4 trailer from D23 Expo 2019:


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Posted 23 August 2019 - 06:35 PM

Three new shows confirmed for Disney+: 

 

 

*Ms Marvel

*Moon Knight

*She-Hulk. 


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Posted 23 August 2019 - 06:48 PM

Jeez, now I kinda wish all the previously-announced shows would be over and done with so we can get to these.

 

Except Falcon/Winter Soldier, cause they announced USAgent and that makes me super happy.


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Posted 23 August 2019 - 08:37 PM

https://deadline.com...nes-1202703013/

Kit Harington will join the MCU in a yet-to-be-disclosed role.
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Posted 23 October 2019 - 05:57 AM

Anyone here been listening to the back-and-forth with Martin Scorsese's denouncement of MCU productions?

 

https://variety.com/...lms-1203379391/


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Posted 23 October 2019 - 06:56 AM

Anyone here been listening to the back-and-forth with Martin Scorsese's denouncement of MCU productions?

 

https://variety.com/...lms-1203379391/

 

Here's a summation.

 


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Posted 23 October 2019 - 09:56 AM

Anyone here been listening to the back-and-forth with Martin Scorsese's denouncement of MCU productions?

 

https://variety.com/...lms-1203379391/

 

Fun fact: I can't name a single film of Scorsese or Coppola that I've ever seen.

 

So their opinions on "film" are irrelevant to me.

 

Bunch of old men angry that they're stuck making "art," and not films people love.

 

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Posted 23 October 2019 - 11:36 AM

 

Anyone here been listening to the back-and-forth with Martin Scorsese's denouncement of MCU productions?

 

https://variety.com/...lms-1203379391/

 

Fun fact: I can't name a single film of Scorsese or Coppola that I've ever seen.

 

So their opinions on "film" are irrelevant to me.

 

Bunch of old men angry that they're stuck making "art," and not films people love.

 

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Yes, no one loves The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, Taxi Driver, The Departed, Wolf of Wallstreet,..

 

Your personal ignorance is not an invalidation of the weight of their opinions on film.  I don't agree with their opinions, but they certainly have made films people love and certainly do have the credentials to back it up.


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Posted 23 October 2019 - 01:45 PM

Oh hey I did, in fact, sit through Apocalypse Now for a class on "Heart of Darkness." So I guess that's one?

 

I dunno. It just comes across as directors longing for the old days. You know, when films were "Art" and all that.

 

It's them going, "Do you know who I am?" to modern pop films and, eh. I guess they can do their thing, but, *shrug*.

 

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Posted 23 October 2019 - 03:17 PM

They can get over themselves.
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Posted 23 October 2019 - 11:31 PM

I think there's room in life for all types of film. If the MCU isn't Scorcese or Coppola's thing (can't say I'm entirely surprised, as they're far outside the target demographic), then fair enough. They're certainly entitled to their opinion, and to state it; but I don't think it's worth bickering about. Their work has earned them a great deal of respect, and an unpopular opinion with the younger generation doesn't just invalidate all that they accomplished.

 

I enjoyed most of their films, despite most being before my time. I own most of them, and as they come out on 4K blu-ray I'll buy them one more time. I also own the entire MCU, to date, and I'll keep buying those, too.

 

There are still plenty of films made today that are "art", trying to tackle serious issues, or that have something that's worth being said. You typically won't see many of those films at the theatres, but they're still being made and out there for those in the know.


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Posted 15 November 2019 - 10:33 PM

https://twitter.com/...507660998795264

 

Disney has revealed some new release dates; unsurprisingly, all are on Fridays:

 

7 October 2022

17 February 2023

5 May 2023

28 July 2023

3 November 2023


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