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@  -Wildstrike- : (25 May 2020 - 03:39 PM)

I'll agree with you on that.

@  -Wildstrike- : (25 May 2020 - 03:39 PM)

*Figured -_-

@  -Wildstrike- : (25 May 2020 - 03:39 PM)

I fugured

@  Steevy Maximus : (25 May 2020 - 01:37 PM)

I'm actually sad Cyberverse won't get another season. 2 and 3 (of what I've seen) have REALLY nailed it in being fun little actions shows, like the Sunbow series.

@  Rycochet : (25 May 2020 - 01:00 PM)

Yes.

@  Maximus Ambus : (25 May 2020 - 12:52 PM)

I'm waiting for Animated season 4. Am I insane?

@  wonko the sane? : (25 May 2020 - 11:22 AM)

I'm waiting for the next season to show up on netflix.

@  Sabrblade : (25 May 2020 - 10:59 AM)

Many of us have already watched the rest of the Cyberverse episodes since the whole third season aired in the UK last September.

@  -Wildstrike- : (25 May 2020 - 10:18 AM)

*9th

@  -Wildstrike- : (25 May 2020 - 10:17 AM)

I just saw the 8th episode... omg

@  Bass X0 : (25 May 2020 - 01:28 AM)

Already seen it online.

@  -Wildstrike- : (24 May 2020 - 09:42 PM)

Who's excited for tomorrow? The only thing that makes Monday worth it is the Cyberverse episodes .-.

@  wonko the sane? : (24 May 2020 - 12:30 PM)

Welcome. I just came into that trick myself recently, so happy to share.

@  Nevermore : (24 May 2020 - 12:05 PM)

Thanks, wonko the sane? for the tip with the cloning. That helped a lot!

@  -Wildstrike- : (24 May 2020 - 12:02 PM)

Heheh.... yes... I don't think a sniper would be very good at making a vaccine... 0.0

@  Nevermore : (24 May 2020 - 11:48 AM)

All right! Cloning my old HHD to an SSD and then swapping out the drive was successful, it would appear. Finally.

@  Bass X0 : (24 May 2020 - 11:30 AM)

Scientist Perceptor is. Sniper Perceptor less so.

@  -Wildstrike- : (24 May 2020 - 10:51 AM)

Perceptor would be more responsible.

@  -Wildstrike- : (24 May 2020 - 10:48 AM)

Oof x~x

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 May 2020 - 10:45 AM)

He'd cure the virus, but he'd probably commit at least two crimes against nature and weaponize a third in the process.

@  -Wildstrike- : (24 May 2020 - 09:39 AM)

'Horrible consequences' would most likely happen with Brainstorm...

@  -Wildstrike- : (24 May 2020 - 08:16 AM)

Totally. And Percy's not even human. XD

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 May 2020 - 06:50 AM)

Can't do much worse than our current government, I say go for it.

@  Sabrblade : (23 May 2020 - 10:13 PM)

Little do we realize that the Perceptor in question is the Mini-Con combiner. :p

@  -Wildstrike- : (23 May 2020 - 10:11 PM)

He would!!!

@  -Wildstrike- : (23 May 2020 - 10:11 PM)

Horrible consequences? I... Doubt that would happen.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 May 2020 - 09:55 PM)

Even if he would come up with the answer by tomorrow.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 May 2020 - 09:54 PM)

I'd rather not deal with the horrible but unintended consequences of that.

@  -Wildstrike- : (23 May 2020 - 09:52 PM)

Lets let Perceptor make a vaccine for COVID-19. Who agrees with me :)

@  -Wildstrike- : (23 May 2020 - 08:43 PM)

I'll take your word for it. =D

@  TM2-Megatron : (23 May 2020 - 08:42 PM)

Although the TV edits of Robocop do contain some hilarity

@  TM2-Megatron : (23 May 2020 - 08:41 PM)

I can't think of any instance where sanitizing a film is a good thing.

@  -Wildstrike- : (23 May 2020 - 06:42 PM)

.... and thats a good thing? :doh

@  Steevy Maximus : (23 May 2020 - 06:39 PM)

I'm watching Predator on Starz! That means it has all the language and gore uncensored!

@  Sabrblade : (23 May 2020 - 04:23 PM)

*grabs popcorn*

@  -Wildstrike- : (23 May 2020 - 12:49 PM)

*watching everyone argue* O^O

@  fourteenwings : (23 May 2020 - 10:22 AM)

By that logic we might as well just get rid of the Shoutbox wholesale! I'd rather have like 3 or 4 things stuck for a week or so than one person dominating the whole thing (no offense Nevermore).

@  PlutoniumBoss : (23 May 2020 - 03:30 AM)

I would argue that "full of something one doesn't read" and "devoid of reading material" are functionally identical at the end-user level. :D

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 May 2020 - 07:58 PM)

If it emptied, it would become empty.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (22 May 2020 - 07:53 PM)

It would be the same effect as if the shoutbox simply emptied once or twice a week.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 May 2020 - 07:27 PM)

I don't see how having walls of the same guy on top whenever I go to any page on this site is "refreshing".

@  PlutoniumBoss : (22 May 2020 - 06:10 PM)

I don't know, I find the occasional flushing of the box to be refreshing.

@  Telly : (22 May 2020 - 04:20 PM)

but its gets annoying seeing a wall of text from him that takes up most of the shoutbox

@  PlutoniumBoss : (22 May 2020 - 03:53 PM)

Eh, that's just Nevermore.

@  fourteenwings : (22 May 2020 - 12:11 AM)

@Nevermore: Good rule of thumb is if you feel like you need not just multiple statements but also multiple shouts to make a point, best just make a thread.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 May 2020 - 05:36 PM)

Dude, do you just, not know when to stop?

@  Nevermore : (21 May 2020 - 03:35 PM)

Instead of "I have only ten hours to get all my stuff from place A to place B", it's more like "I temporarily stored 90% of my stuff in easily accessible place C in my spare time, so now I have ten hours to get the remaining 10% of my stuff over to the new place before permanently saying goodbye to the old place".

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 May 2020 - 03:33 PM)

At these point you two are just repeating what you already said.

@  Nevermore : (21 May 2020 - 03:32 PM)

Again using my "moving apartments" analogy. If you can store the stuff you don't immediately need for everyday life somewhere else, it reduces the critical time of permanently switching your primary base of residence over to the new place because there's less stuff to move when the time comes.

@  Nevermore : (21 May 2020 - 03:30 PM)

Well, my main point is that it will speed up the system migration so I have A) less system downtime because there are fewer files to transfer before the new system can be up and running and B) it reduces the risk of something going wrong during the system migration.


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#1 PiratedTVPro

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Posted 17 June 2008 - 02:48 PM

I just had a friend from college call me out of the blue and tell me
that he remembered that I really enjoyed the SCUD books, and
when the new ones came out he decided to pick them up. His LCS
owner told him that if he enjoyed the SCUD books, which he did,
that he should really check out Scott Pilgrim.

Here's the thing, I don't really trust this guy's judgment. He was,
who do I say it, a bit of a tool, and the fact that he likes it makes
me instantly not want to.

Then again, I know that Michael Cera is playing him in the movie
adaptation and that Edgar Wright is directing (two amazing artists)
and that there's something in the first issue that is apparently really
[email protected]$$.

So, should I but it and why is it as loved as it seems to be?

Edited by PiratedTVPro, 17 June 2008 - 02:49 PM.

Yep.

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Posted 17 June 2008 - 03:11 PM

Okay.

Take one scoop Romance, one scoop Videogame awesome, one scoop ultra-indie rock, mix with awesomesauce and win, and you've got Scott Pilgrim.

I didn't think I'd like it at first either.

but every person I've met who thought that way, was an instant fan halfway into the first volume.

pick up volume one, it's $12, if you don't like it, I'm sure you won't be out too much, and there's DEFINITELY someone out there who'd be happy to take it off your hands.

simple gist of volume one: Scott is dating a 17 year old girl.

he meets a new girl, he ditches the old girl, and starts pursuing the new one.

he's also in a band. he also lives with his super-cool gay roommate.

hijinks, and hilarity ensue, witty banter is exchanged, and then comes the "Scott Pilgrim Left Turn" (I'll save the surprise for you to discover). When it all wraps up, you'll know the plot. Which thickens throughout volumes 2 and 3.

Volume 4 is the quintessential "middle" volume (think "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire", in which the rest of the series is spelled out for you, and you wait in eager anticipation for the final volumes). Aptly Titled "Scott Pilgrim Gets it Together".

but take it one step at a time, I'm fairly certain that once you finish volume one, you'll be eager for the next.

if that's not enough, see what IFanboy.com says about it HERE

Edited by Mr.Blisterfists, 17 June 2008 - 03:16 PM.


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Posted 17 June 2008 - 03:16 PM

In my case I love it because its both whimsical and escapist as well as tangibly serious at the same time.

Its basicly about this guy who is not very clever and does all the wrong choices in relation to other people due to past jive in his life. He tries to get it together but it just won't. But atleast he gets a few awesome fights out of it.

Imagine your life, but with random kung fu fights and video game logic. Or imagine a character like Monkey D Luffy from One Peice as the main character of Garden State.

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Posted 17 June 2008 - 04:16 PM

Scott Pilgrim is the anthopomorphic personification of awesome.

This is all you need to know.


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Posted 17 June 2008 - 04:17 PM

eh, I don't need to read scott pilgrim
I mean I grew up in suburban canada in the nineties, I lived it.
reading it feels like a rerun
Woooo!

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Posted 17 June 2008 - 05:25 PM

Weird, I just read vol.3 for the first time earlier. It's awesome sauce.

They're great, guy in his early 20's living the slacker dream falls in love with a girl, but to win her he must beat her seven evil exes. It's a good light hearted concept to draw you, but then the back story of the characters sucks you in. I can't really go into much more without spoiler territory but pick them up and you won't be disappointed.

BTW, anybody know when Vol.5 is coming out?
QUOTE(NightViper @ Aug 3 2013, 02:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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And Liege, you're words really have had an effect on me. It made me relise I've shouldn't care about what others think of me, I should only care about what I think of myself.

Liege is a small dude with a lot of wisdom.

Well one of those descriptive words is accurate I suppose!

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Posted 17 June 2008 - 09:27 PM

Mal says he wants to have it done by year's end, but nobody should hold him to it.

last time he said that, we got Volume 4 in October/November, so, here's hoping.

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Posted 17 June 2008 - 09:44 PM

I have fallen in love with the series, and by extension, Toronto.

But in the current, digitized world, trivial information is accumulating every second, preserved in all its triteness. Never fading, always accessible. Rumors about petty issues, misinterpretations, slander... All this junk data preserved in an unfiltered state, growing at an alarming rate. It will only slow down social progress, reduce the rate of evolution. You seem to think that our plan is one of censorship. What we propose to do is not to control content, but to create context.


#9 PiratedTVPro

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Posted 02 July 2008 - 04:37 PM

I did some design work for the comic shop and the owner threw the first volume
into my bag today and told me that it was, "On him..." I've gotta say... I'm not
quite sure why everyone's in love with it. It's fun, and had some really well written
moments, but I'm assuming that it takes going into volume 2 or 3 before the rabid
love would start...

Am I right?
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Posted 02 July 2008 - 08:58 PM

I was hooked on volume one, but pick up the next one, if it's not your cuppa, then I guess it never will be.

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 02:12 PM

Alright. Chapter 10 in Volume 2 did it for me. The Knives/Ramona fight and then the
exchange between Envy and Scott over the phone and then Wallace. Yeah. I get it.

Starting to see why people love the book.

Edited by PiratedTVPro, 03 July 2008 - 02:12 PM.

Yep.

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 04:46 PM

good to hear it.

Volume 3 is all massive tension building towards a lot of huge revelations, and changes in volume 4, which really does feel like the storyline is moving in the right direction.

volume 4 really is the backbone of the series, and it supports everything that came before, and builds towards everything yet to come.

can't wait to see what's next!

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Posted 06 July 2008 - 07:36 PM

Just passed the books on to Angelbot's 18 year old little sister. I think that
she might really dig the series. Now I just have to wait the month or what-
ever for the LCS to get books 3 and 4... Don't know if I'll wait that long...
I might just grab the CBR's since I've already paid for the books...
Yep.

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Posted 07 July 2008 - 05:13 PM

Just finished Volume 4... icon-screamer.gif icon-silverbolt.gif
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Posted 07 July 2008 - 08:03 PM

The Ramona/Knives fight marks the precise instant that the book moved from "decent" to "mag-freakin-nificent" for me as well.


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Posted 07 July 2008 - 09:12 PM

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Just finished Volume 4... icon-screamer.gif icon-silverbolt.gif


I actually got a gag order on Scott's myspace, when I theorized that all of Ramona's Exes might not be guys.

it was just before volume four came out, and I couldn't post until the official release date.

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Posted 28 July 2008 - 02:48 PM

STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE'S MOUTH!

http://destroyerzooe...com/190812.html

Scott Pilgrim Vol. 5. Scott Pilgrim vs. The Universe.

February 4, 2009.

Mark your calendars, kiddies.

But in the current, digitized world, trivial information is accumulating every second, preserved in all its triteness. Never fading, always accessible. Rumors about petty issues, misinterpretations, slander... All this junk data preserved in an unfiltered state, growing at an alarming rate. It will only slow down social progress, reduce the rate of evolution. You seem to think that our plan is one of censorship. What we propose to do is not to control content, but to create context.


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Posted 28 July 2008 - 02:52 PM

QUOTE(Internet Jesus @ Jul 28 2008, 03:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
February 4, 2009.


This was announced Friday night at Comicon, but as I said earlier on his LJ...

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This was without a doubt the most frustrating thing EVER. From the time of the panel on, this entire weekend, I was checking the Oni Site, the official site, this LJ page, the Wikipedia Page, Twitter, Newsarama, CBR, Scott.Ning... EVERYWHERE! ... and no place had the information. I figured in this day and age someone would go out and post it somewhere right after it was made public and it would propagate out... Nothing.

Not even the larger comic book sites (that praise the SP books whenever they come out) bothered to report on the Oni Panel. It was very frustrating.


Good to know now, but so long away... WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!

EDIT: Also, since I got the book I've loaned them (all 4) out to 5 different
people, all of whom loved them and want to buy Book 5 when it comes out.

Edited by PiratedTVPro, 28 July 2008 - 03:04 PM.

Yep.