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@  Rycochet : (17 January 2020 - 06:15 PM)

I both love and hate that the Alien franchise seems to have had more luck finding a niche as a line of children's toys than it has at producing worthwhile films.

@  Donocropolis : (17 January 2020 - 06:35 AM)

I've seen them on the shelves at Walmart. They're pretty great looking retro Aliens toys. https://www.walmart....-Vary/934039489

@  fourteenwings : (17 January 2020 - 01:11 AM)

IIRC somebody on here mentioned an unbranded Alien toy a couple of weeks ago? It seems like it was actually part of a collection for the Alien movie series by Lanard. Mattel's making some stuff too.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 January 2020 - 03:12 PM)

Is it really a worse name than say, HMS Spanker?

@  Maximus Ambus : (16 January 2020 - 02:36 PM)

'Boaty McBoatface' was a actual thing?! Wow.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (14 January 2020 - 02:00 PM)

Might be worth bringing back this thread.

@  ThunderWear : (14 January 2020 - 01:53 PM)

Of course I had the idea to download all the pdfs like a week too late. Anyone got an archive?

@  Steevy Maximus : (14 January 2020 - 12:48 PM)

The Collector Club is dead. Seems like it all came down shortly after New Year

@  ThunderWear : (13 January 2020 - 11:06 PM)

I can't get to the collector club website. anyone else? I was literally going to download all the fiction to finish reading.

@  Maximus Ambus : (13 January 2020 - 04:50 AM)

News today is all 'there's a CHANCE it would snow in July' and 'dogs COULD bite back'.

@  Benbot : (12 January 2020 - 10:05 PM)

Holy crap, do many people get hurt by them?

@  wonko the sane? : (12 January 2020 - 02:11 PM)

Even in fallout, they never carpet bombed with nukes.

@  Maximus Ambus : (12 January 2020 - 12:43 PM)

I hope the stockpiled nuclear weapons of the US and Russia are accounted for then.

@  Nevermore : (12 January 2020 - 12:22 PM)

Geez. 1760 (!) bombs from World War II that had not detonated and were still armed have been found. That's only the numbers for the federal state of Germany I live in, and only for the first three quarters of 2019. For all of 2018, the total number was 2811 (!!) bombs.

@  CVReynolds : (11 January 2020 - 11:05 PM)

I've been wanting a Tarantulas that turns into a more realistic tarantula for a long time. Maybe Takara will someday do a Masterpiece, which would be neat. But I really want to see a modernized look like in the IDW comics.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (11 January 2020 - 09:43 PM)

We need more Waspinators.. and rattraps.

@  Ashley : (11 January 2020 - 07:09 PM)

I'm on board with that

@  Dekafox : (11 January 2020 - 06:17 PM)

What I'm hearing is we need Cyberverse Waspinator

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 January 2020 - 01:27 AM)

He's appeared across more branding changes than Waspinator, so maybe it's more the other way around.

@  Ashley : (10 January 2020 - 12:01 AM)

is C3PO the Waspinator of Star Wars? he'll live forever, because it's funny for him to suffer

@  Sabrblade : (09 January 2020 - 11:52 PM)

He's still waiting for them to be funny.

@  ▲ndrusi : (09 January 2020 - 10:35 PM)


@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 04:02 PM)

I've been watching South Park, Family Guy and The Simpsons with a straight face for a decade now.

@  wonko the sane? : (09 January 2020 - 03:18 PM)

If that's what it takes to get you to take the medication, sure.

@  Bass X0 : (09 January 2020 - 01:52 PM)

If I go crazy, will you still call me Superman?

@  fourteenwings : (09 January 2020 - 11:37 AM)

I mean, it is easier to protect HDDs, and you can retransfer the data over and over forever?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (09 January 2020 - 10:45 AM)

Not in this comparison. He's making his own files, so they're (presumably) not restricted by DRM, so he can copy them as many times as he wants. It's potentially more reliable in the long term than hoping the specific copies you originally bought never accrue any damage for the rest of your life.

@  Echowarrior : (09 January 2020 - 10:44 AM)

I prefer physical copies too. Easier to protect something physical and tangible.

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 09:55 AM)

I prefer having physical copies.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (09 January 2020 - 08:56 AM)

I have plenty of physical media I turn into digital media for my plex server. Just finished ripping Ultra Seven

@  fourteenwings : (09 January 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Isn't the general consensus that we're supposed to be over physical media anyways?

@  Paladin : (09 January 2020 - 08:17 AM)

i still don't own a Blu-Ray player.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 January 2020 - 07:35 AM)

My current TV works just fine. I don't see a need to upgrade. And by the time I do, the Next Big Thing will probably be out anyway.

@  Benbot : (09 January 2020 - 03:58 AM)

Me neither. I'm no rebel, though. I'm just poor.

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 03:38 AM)

I haven't gone 4K yet, I'm a rebel.

@  Ashley : (07 January 2020 - 11:50 PM)

the comic theme is amazing

@  Bass X0 : (07 January 2020 - 03:18 PM)

Sounds like Victor Caroli but I’m not sure.

@  Bass X0 : (07 January 2020 - 02:35 PM)

Should I recognise the narrator of the Mutant Hunt trailer?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 January 2020 - 04:30 AM)

I got me Titans Return Blaster, now watch them unveil Earthrise Blaster and Generations Perceptor, a retool of Titans Blaster.

@  ThunderWear : (06 January 2020 - 10:22 PM)

I recently switched to to the comic theme here at the Allspark and I'm so happy I just want to look at it.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (06 January 2020 - 08:12 AM)

Can you not take so many lines to say anything?

@  fourteenwings : (06 January 2020 - 07:47 AM)

Iunno, maybe people having unique pronunciations of things re:how they understand language makes the world a more colourful place, rather than one where we correct every seemingly grievous error?

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 06:12 AM)

Others insist on "Michael Yackson".

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 06:01 AM)

Because the very combination of those sounds is unknown to them, and thus they avoid it as if it were contagious.

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 06:00 AM)

For example, the English "J" sound consists of sounds that exist in German: Basically, it's just a "d" sound followed by a very soft "sh". Yet there are many Germans who insist on calling the late King of Pop "Michael Checkson".

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 05:58 AM)

I'm talking about names that should pe easily pronouncable if you just bothered to pay attention to how it's done correctly instead of insisting on "I speak X language and this is how I prounounce it!"

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 05:57 AM)

I'm not even talking about foreign names that have sounds that don't exist in the speaker's language.

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 05:56 AM)

Something that really irks me is when people are persistently ignorant about the correct pronunciation of foreign names, especially when it's people they either admire or frequently interact with on a daily basis.

@  Agamus : (05 January 2020 - 09:22 PM)

wait this isn't the search bar

@  Agamus : (05 January 2020 - 09:22 PM)


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#641 Kil

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Posted 02 August 2008 - 01:58 AM

What I'd wish for are some TV/direct-to-video movies to deal with the loose ends of the series, and then maybe a new show set in the same universe but with a brand new set of characters unconnected to the original cast.

Edited by Kil, 02 August 2008 - 02:36 AM.

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Posted 02 August 2008 - 10:05 AM

Heh, for a bit of humor in an epilouge idea, Have Aang and Zuko return to Ember Island. "About that play..." icon-fire.gif

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Posted 02 August 2008 - 11:47 PM

QUOTE(RavageX-9 @ Jul 30 2008, 02:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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That's pretty creepy. Aren't they all like 14 or something?

Yeah, because 14 year olds never get into relationships. Don't guys that age still think girls have cooties?

I just meant that you usually don't see fourteen-year-olds in some of those of positions.

You watch them while they make-out? :>

I'm not really looking for an argument, dude. Learn some manners.

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Posted 03 August 2008 - 01:09 AM

QUOTE(Database @ Aug 2 2008, 11:05 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Heh, for a bit of humor in an epilouge idea, Have Aang and Zuko return to Ember Island. "About that play..." icon-fire.gif



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Posted 03 August 2008 - 04:53 AM

Jesus, after all this time I finally watched all the episodes from 312 Western Air Temple to 321 Avatar Aang. Man, that was a wild ride to the end. So many great moments throughout, but the finale, that was just insane.

Some of my favorite things:

Loved Mai turning on Azula in order to save Zuko. I figured it was going to happen, but I'm really glad it ended with Ty-Lee getting involved. I had hoped that she would eventually turn on Azula, ever since she was bullied into helping, back when she was at that circus.

King Bumi's return. There's something I love about that gnarly old man with the huge muscles and the rock slinging aptitude. He did not dissapoint, liberating his own city singlehandedly and then helping to save the Ba Sing Sa. I do wish Iroh had more of a prominent role in it all, especially after all that training he did, but he was of the old generation, and it was up to the kids to finish things themselves.

The play episode was an amusing diversion from the main plot. Sokka made that one hilarious, and the Katara and Aang relationship finally got addressed again.

I had little fear that Katara would ever end up with Zuko, especially with Mai being the obvious one for him, but I was afraid that they'd leave the Katara and Aang relationship ambigious. The final scene was wonderful. I'm very sick of shows that end things without really giving a clear answer(friggin anime, they love to leave things open, but this one handled it perfectly. And Sokka and Suki, that's a perfect match as well.

Now let me chew on that finale. Azula's rapid descent into crazy lady was amazing to behold. I was amazed at the animation for those scenes, everything from her chopping at her hair to that amazing fight with Zuko and Katara. She seriously looked like someone who was quickly becoming unhinged more and more. Her end was just perfect. It showed both that Zuko was at least her equal, and Katara got a big waterbending victory as well.

The airship battle was pretty awesome as well. Loved certain scenes in that, like the first ship breaking apart and seperating Suki from them, the whole birthday party in the bomber bay trick, the part where Sokka gets hurt, loses his weapons, almost loses Toph, then Suki swoops in and saves the day.

And then you have the big fight with Ozai and Aang. Pretty awesome fight, though I must admit the other two big concurrent scenes had me more interested. Aang's powers were shown off really well, as well as the avatar state's potential. When he turned that rock into a swarm of projectiles, that was pretty darn cool. And they ended it well, in a way that wouldn't leave Aang forever regretting/second guessing his choice.

This is easily one of the most fantastic finales I've ever seen for anything ever.

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Posted 03 August 2008 - 04:08 PM

A thing about Avatar I can't believe I did not realize until now: Piandao, the sword master, was voiced by Robert Patrick.