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@  Rhinox42 : (21 February 2020 - 01:19 PM)

Blugh, the english dub of BGC is atrocious.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 February 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I might need to update my software, or they face regional limitations, cause I found no evidence of either.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 February 2020 - 10:31 PM)

DUDE! Starcom and COPS are on Tubi too!

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 February 2020 - 09:29 PM)

Spiffy! The english dub of Bubblegum Crisis on Tubi. It's gotten so hard to find these oldies on modern streaming services.

@  Nevermore : (20 February 2020 - 08:44 PM)

And now I know and now I know and now I know that you can hear me, know that you can hear me, know that you can hear me.

@  Nevermore : (20 February 2020 - 08:31 PM)

Oh, oh, people can you hear me? People can you hear me? People can you hear me?

@  Echowarrior : (20 February 2020 - 06:39 PM)

Let me go-o-o-o!

@  Telly : (20 February 2020 - 05:41 PM)

Galileo Galileo!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (20 February 2020 - 05:36 PM)

Very very fright-ning me!

@  Sabrblade : (20 February 2020 - 04:02 PM)

*thunder and lightning*

@  ▲ndrusi : (20 February 2020 - 03:46 PM)

Ah, ah, ah!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (20 February 2020 - 03:33 PM)

Already did. It didn't take long.

@  Dekafox : (19 February 2020 - 06:14 PM)

Count Zero?

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 February 2020 - 03:53 PM)

Oh boy, here we go.

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 February 2020 - 02:34 PM)

Or do Japan's cultural values vary depending on exactly who you're trying to shut down?

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 February 2020 - 02:33 PM)

Could it be that, perhaps, these different cultural values might lead to a different approach seeming appropriate?

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 February 2020 - 02:32 PM)

Hm. Back when we were arguing about the Legends comic, I seem to recall being repeatedly told that Japan had different cultural values than the US (and therefore anyone who had a problem with anything at all was wrong to voice that opinion ever).

@  fourteenwings : (19 February 2020 - 07:23 AM)

Plus, as much as I hate to admit it, every single anime character is built to suit the audience's tastes so they buy more merch/do other things that allow $$$ to flow in the production committees direction, so the authenticity is certainly not for representation's sake.

@  fourteenwings : (19 February 2020 - 07:18 AM)

Both those anime air at midnight and are aimed at a very specific audience in a whole other media landscape. Major projects have press releases about almost everything, and there are groups just waiting to pat anybody on the back for doing what they want (GLAAD, HRC, etc)

@  B-Fox : (19 February 2020 - 03:16 AM)

It's funny that a friggin' anime about zombie idols and an anime about a school of anthropomorphic animals can have really positive trans characters WITHOUT a press release about their inclusion in the series prior to the episodes airing or having the creators announcing it on social media and patting themselves on the back for doing a thing.

@  TriBlurr : (18 February 2020 - 10:26 PM)

Vegan meat needs bacon

@  Paladin : (18 February 2020 - 08:43 PM)

vegan meat must taste delicious. they're grass-fed and regularly exercised....

@  wonko the sane? : (18 February 2020 - 06:57 PM)

Vegans are better than kids if you don't talk to them. They'll keep the lawn trimmed anyway.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 February 2020 - 06:02 PM)

Do you want vegans? Because that's how you get vegans.

@  CORVUS : (18 February 2020 - 04:33 PM)

Hook up your sprinkler system to a canister of healthy organic carrot-juice. The kids won't be able to get off your lawn fast enough.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 February 2020 - 03:59 PM)

Just use the hose.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 February 2020 - 03:52 PM)

Ask bing. It'll be a FAR more effective answer.

@  TrnsfrmGod : (18 February 2020 - 03:26 PM)

Google, how do I get those durned kids off my lawn?

@  TrnsfrmGod : (18 February 2020 - 03:26 PM)

Please ignore.  Old man here apparently doesn't know the difference between the "Search" field and the "Shoutbox" field.

 

Also doesn't know how to delete from the shoutbox

@  wonko the sane? : (18 February 2020 - 07:33 AM)

Huhn. Penny arcade was right, the division 2 is literally 3 dollars...

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 February 2020 - 11:05 PM)

Oh, Wicked Cool Toys got the Halo toy license. This is a big year for Jazwares

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 February 2020 - 07:02 PM)

iTunes/Apple TV has the complete Cowboy Bebop series for just $5!

@  fourteenwings : (17 February 2020 - 12:41 AM)

The Samsung Galaxy B-TOOM!

@  Paladin : (16 February 2020 - 07:20 PM)

business is booming.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 February 2020 - 06:49 PM)

SAmsung has you covered. Exploding phones.

@  Patch : (16 February 2020 - 05:21 PM)

Modern problems require modern solutions.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 February 2020 - 05:21 PM)

Japan seems to have a tradition of murder things where cellphones facilitate the killing instead. Like King's Game and Doubt.

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 February 2020 - 05:17 PM)

Or there's just conveniently no reception, or all of their phones are dead at the same time. Or they're just stupid and forget about them.

@  Patch : (16 February 2020 - 04:41 PM)

Now the slasher villain has to go and knock over the nearest cell tower before butchering horny teenagers.

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 February 2020 - 03:54 PM)

Think of all the horror and mystery movies that involve the bad guys cutting the phone line. Now think about how many people don't even have a land line to cut anymore.

@  Telly : (16 February 2020 - 03:47 PM)

its like that scene in commando. the bad guy has to get to a phone to call the big bad to tell him arnold isnt on the plane. that wouldnt happen today

@  Rycochet : (16 February 2020 - 03:18 PM)

Watching early episodes of the x-files will make you feel super old once you start to notice the techology they use, and the technology they lack.

@  Maximus Ambus : (16 February 2020 - 01:00 PM)

This guy.

@  Roddie Luver : (15 February 2020 - 10:55 PM)

Hey

@  Kalidor : (14 February 2020 - 03:01 PM)

The ones that get me are the "Uploaded 12 years ago" ones

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 February 2020 - 02:49 PM)

Makes you feel old, don't it?

@  Maximus Ambus : (14 February 2020 - 02:38 PM)

While browsing Youtube vids I read these comments: 'The X Files is such an underrated show' and another 'Brent Spiner is a underrated actor' I want to punch something.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 February 2020 - 12:16 PM)

Besides: cupid freaks me out. "Find someone to love, or I'll SHOOT YOU".

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 February 2020 - 12:11 PM)

It's just the day before Cheap Chocolate Day.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 February 2020 - 12:08 PM)

Meh, just more game time.


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#21 Darth_Prime

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Posted 14 January 2020 - 05:54 PM

Miles: 35.4 + 5 = 40.4
Uppers: 510 + 160 = 670
Lowers: 90 + 50 = 140
Core: + 50 = 50

 

Biked 5 miles for a warm up yesterday.  Did a TRX circuit and my body feels like I was hitting heavy weights even though its just body weight.  Off tomorrow so Im going to get some running in.  5K on the 20th. 

 

Trying to get into an every other day routine with a 3 on 1 off work schedule we have.  So my day off will be running + weights.  Middle day of work, Bike (more than 5 miles, I was short on time) + TRX.  Then abs on both days.



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Posted 15 January 2020 - 10:08 AM

Weight this morning: 212. Down three pounds in a week. Is this sustainable? Probably?

 

In the past week, I've hit a treadmill once. All other exercise has been walking, shoveling sleet and wood working in my basement. I don't dare run outside until a good spot of 40 degree weather to melt the ice gathering round me.



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Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:02 PM

three pounds in a week is NOT sustainable. You'll lose quickly at first, but it'll taper off after a week or two. It's literally just your body being surprised at the extra effort. But congrats man!

 

So an hour and a half of upper body today, all of it trying to clear two inches of ice that's as hard as concrete from my driveway. If I had three more days like today, I could do it. If I had a flame thrower, I could be done before dinner. Since they're predicting 20cm of snow over the next two days: it's going to be an ungodly mess until spring.


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Posted 15 January 2020 - 07:03 PM

Miles: 40.4 + 3.1 = 43.5
Uppers:  670 + 210 = 880
Lowers: 140 + 90 = 230
Core:  50 + 170 = 220

 

​Did a 5K on the elliptical.  Then did whatever I put in my notes below.  Im tired.  A little sore. But I feel good and accomplished.  

 

I put this on Instagram/Facebook and Ill add it here, maybe somebody needs to see it.  So Ive seen a lot of people talking about their mental health and how that is leading to them feeling confident in themselves and their physical appearance.  Remember, mental is one of the four pillars of resiliency. Physical is another.  There is still Spiritual (can/cannot be religious) and Social.  If one of those pillars in your life is out of balance, your life is out of balance.  So do whatever you need to do in this life to bring that balance to your life.  Get in the gym.  Get outdoors.  Hang with some friends, even if us just bunch of Transformer nerds here.  Go to church.  Do whatever you can to get that balance.  And if you feel your life is out of balance, send me a message.  Ill listen to whatever it is you're going through.  As a I saw in a post on facebook, Id rather listen to 60 minutes of your problems than a 15 min eulogy at your funeral.  Hope everybody is having a good day.  

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Posted 17 January 2020 - 11:20 PM

Miles: 43.5
Uppers:  880 + 80 = 960
Lowers: 230 + 150 = 380
Core:  220 + 50 = 270

 

Did TRX before work tonight.  I got woken up a couple of times through the day so I wasn't 100% committed to working out, but I made myself get up and go.  Glad I did though, as always, feel better after working out.  

 

I also did 100 Jump Rope, but I wasnt sure how to figure that in.  100 reps of lower?


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Posted 18 January 2020 - 10:42 PM

4 on the elliptical yesterday, 1 mile swim tonight. 

 

Miles: 43.5 + 5 = 48.5
Uppers:  960
Lowers: 380
Core:  270



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Posted 19 January 2020 - 07:49 AM

I also did 100 Jump Rope, but I wasnt sure how to figure that in.  100 reps of lower?

Yeah, let's call it lower.

 

Miles: 48.5 + 2.6 = 51.1
Uppers:  960
Lowers: 380
Core:  270

 

Took a short walk on friday, but it was -30 something outside. With the temperatures fluctuating so wildly, I finally managed to catch a cold. So I'mma try to take it easy for a couple of days.... after today, cause today there's 20 cm of snow to clean up.


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Posted 19 January 2020 - 11:23 AM

Mental, physical, spiritual, social, hmm.

Miles: 51.1
Uppers: 960 + 40 = 1000
Lowers: 380
Core: 270

Just did push ups.

I swear, I'm hitting the gym tomorrow!

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Posted 19 January 2020 - 03:32 PM

Mental, physical, spiritual, social, hmm.

I sat through a week long class learning about these 4 pillars and things about them.  

 

Mental: Getting your mind right. Not quitting because that voice in your head says something will be hard.  Anything worth doing is hard.  If it was easy, it wouldn't be worth doing. 

 

Physical: More from a military standpoint since this is how it was taught, but staying tough.  Staying mission ready. Taking care of yourself so when the shit does hit the fan, you are physically strong enough to handle whatever comes your way. This includes a good diet plan as well, not just being in the gym.  

 

Spiritual: Not necessarily religious. For me, its why I love hiking and biking.  I can be out on a trail, get to a certain point, and just look and enjoy what this world has to offer.  Maybe its going to church and talking to God (or whatever you believe in).  

 

Social: Having a good social circle, even if that circle is just one other person.  Me, I just love being with my wife and kids.  I don't really care about hanging out with people other than them, unless Im around my family.  But its those people who can see when something is off with you and isn't afraid to ask you if you're OK or not. 

 

The military has the acronym ACE:  Ask if they are thinking about hurting themselves or others.  Care for them, let them know you are there.  Escort them to get help, IE: Mental health, hospital, church, whatever they need.  

 

Biggest thing I took away from the class is: When you hit bottom, are you the ball that bounces back or the egg that cracks.  And of course you want to be the ball right?  You want to bounce back from adversity and continue back on a better path.  But sometimes its OK to crack. Sometimes its OK to get down and feel bad for yourself. But thats when you need to try and pick the pieces up and bounce back.  And if you cant do it on your own, you need to recognize that and realize that it is OK to ask for help.  Its actually the stronger person who asks for help instead of trying to do it all themselves.  

 

Resiliency is a great thing have and to practice.  Knowing how your 4 pillars are and if they are in balance or not and what you can/need to do to get them in balance.  



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Posted 20 January 2020 - 02:18 PM

Miles: 51.1 + 16.62 = 67.72
Uppers: 1000 + 210 = 1210
Lowers: 380 + 100 (jump rope) + 60 = 540
Core: 270 + 260 = 530

 

Pretty good workout this morning before bed.  Skipped doing the 5K, its cold at 0800.  Plus it would have been 1000 by the time I would have fallen asleep and had to be up at 5pm ish for work.  I like getting my sleep. Took a selfie because the workout doesnt count if you cant prove it.  

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Posted 21 January 2020 - 11:28 AM

Chest day Sunday, Yoga yesterday. 

 

Miles: 67.72
Uppers: 1210 + 360 = 1570
Lowers: 540
Core: 530



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Posted 21 January 2020 - 03:23 PM

No gym for me, tummy trouble. *Shakes fist*

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#33 wonko the sane?

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Posted 21 January 2020 - 04:35 PM

Feel better Fero.

 

Took a nice walk, despite the cold.

 

Miles: 67.72 + 3.1 = 70.82
Uppers: 1570
Lowers: 540
Core: 530


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Posted 22 January 2020 - 03:08 PM

Weight this morning: 214. Up two pounds in the past week. Over the weekend, I was at an event that had BBQ meatballs, so I'm kind of OK with this.

 

Walked every day this week, even in the snow. Filled all the rings on my Fitness app since Jan. 2. Feeling good.



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Posted 22 January 2020 - 03:15 PM

Ridiculously nice day out, so I took a walk.

 

Miles:  70.82 + 3.1 = 73.92
Uppers: 1570
Lowers: 540
Core: 530


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Posted 23 January 2020 - 09:15 AM

Miles: 73.92
Uppers: 1570 + 100 = 1670
Lowers: 540 + 100 = 640
Core: 530

Ok. Went back to gym. My legs hurt more than my arms!

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Posted 23 January 2020 - 10:19 PM

Miles: 73.92 + 3.72 + 1 = 78.64
Uppers: 1670
Lowers: 640 + 135 = 775
Core: 530

I took calf raises off the list, somebody was on the machine and being slow. Took off abs too and because Im fat and I wanted to get some food before the DFAC closed. Still getting my miles up. Signed up for the Taji 100 in February, 100 miles from walking, running or jogging. Cycling doesnt count (booooo). Also, I havent done squats in a really long time. I dont know what the muscle is called on the inside part of the leg, but it let me know its there and not happy about squats.

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Posted 26 January 2020 - 01:25 AM

Miles: 78.64 + 8.25 = 86.89
Uppers: 1670 + 290 = 1960
Lowers: 775 + 100 = 875
Core: 530 + 140 = 670

Didnt get up in time last night to make it to the gym, so I went after work this morning. NEVER should a gym be 45 mutha duckin degrees. #firsttimeimeanttospellduck

Also, do you like the photo of the workout? I figured its easier than typing it all out. By all means feel free to use them, we are a sharing community.

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Posted 26 January 2020 - 12:32 PM

4 on the elliptical Weds, arm day yesterday.
I really need to stop my rest days turning into multiple rest days... 

 

Miles: 86.89 + 4 = 90.89
Uppers: 1960 + 180 = 2140
Lowers: 875
Core: 670 + 161 = 831



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Posted 26 January 2020 - 05:32 PM

As long you get back after it.  Consistency is one of my biggest issues when Im back home.  Between work, 2 kids and a wife, life gets busy.  Right now though, fitness is something to help pass the time and get in better shape. The goal is to maintain once I do get back and stay away from the fast food places.  





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