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@  Cyoti : (01 July 2020 - 12:51 PM)

We can deport Yogi back to Canada now.

@  Sabrblade : (01 July 2020 - 12:50 PM)

Jellystone National Pawk. A westful wetweat.

@  Rycochet : (01 July 2020 - 12:47 PM)

Jellystone. We're going to be plunged into a decade of poor animation. Fortunately we've been led by bad cartoon characters for years so we won't notice much difference.

@  Maximus Ambus : (01 July 2020 - 06:19 AM)

what next? YELLOWSTONE?

@  Nevermore : (01 July 2020 - 05:46 AM)

Thanks, dead person.

@  Bass X0 : (01 July 2020 - 05:06 AM)

congratulations to all survivors of the first half of 2020.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 10:21 PM)

21 for me, but after numerous repetitions I got it down to 17 and a half.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 06:16 PM)

I transform in six steps from human to human sitting on my ass at the computer and back again!

@  -LittleAutob... : (30 June 2020 - 05:55 PM)

x-x when in vehicle mode we can travel much F A R T H E R-

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 05:52 PM)

Because despite the fact that we can travel around the world in the time it takes to get a good nights sleep and a couple of meals: people rarely wander more than 25 miles away from home for the duration of their lives.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I don't know how many days that trip takes - especially while sightseeing - but explaining they're 3936 kilometers (2445 miles) apart gives an idea, paradoxically because it is too large to easily picture.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:44 PM)

Aye.  When I catch lay people discussing miles and not how long the trip takes, it is in an attempt to stress how far away something is... like NYC to LA.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

But I can imagine 45 *minutes* easily.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

I can imagine a mile, it's a distance I've run. I can't really imagine 45 miles.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:19 PM)

I think there's also an element of the thing where things that are much bigger than us all blur together.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:49 AM)

If you're not, then you're more concerned with how long it takes.  Actual distance doesn't tell you that very well.  Besides traffic and road conditions, you'll need to know what kind of driving (city/interstate/rural/etc.).

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:47 AM)

Distance matters if you're being paid by the mile.

@  TM2-Megatron : (30 June 2020 - 11:44 AM)

Canadians are the same way, for the most part. If you're driving somewhere far, especially, it helps you plan out the day more than a distance in KM would.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:42 AM)

We use the time it takes to get someplace because that is what is relevant to us.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 10:55 AM)

Because even we can't figure out miles half the time.

@  Paladin : (30 June 2020 - 09:54 AM)

it's a big country with a lot of empty space. between our citizens' ears.

@  Bass X0 : (30 June 2020 - 09:52 AM)

Why do most Americans measure distance by hours of driving?

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 07:26 PM)

And as a result the world's lone blu-ray release of the film, an Australian disc that came out 7 years ago, now goes for hundreds of dollars on eBay. Thanks Disney.

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 06:21 PM)

Well, they censored Daryl Hannah's butt in Splash :rolleyes

@  Paladin : (29 June 2020 - 05:43 PM)

maybe New Mutants is too bad even for D+.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 June 2020 - 05:00 PM)

X-Men films are coming to Disney+ next month. But will they censor Hugh Jackman's butt?

@  -LittleAutob... : (29 June 2020 - 12:44 PM)

Pft.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 11:59 AM)

Behold! Night Strike Galvatron!

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 09:53 AM)

I will grant you a recolored body, and recolored troops to command.

@  Cybersnark : (29 June 2020 - 09:47 AM)

I don't want to be reissued. This body sucks, I wanna be updated.

@  Nevermore : (29 June 2020 - 09:43 AM)

I definitely don't intend to be reissued. Nobody would buy me.

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 08:31 AM)

will anybody else attempt to be reissued?

@  wonko the sane? : (29 June 2020 - 07:51 AM)

*Gasp* Decepticons re-writing history to serve their own needs?!?!

@  Nevermore : (29 June 2020 - 05:48 AM)

The whole point of the DJD is that they're fanatical Megatron fanboys (especially Tarn) to the point of having their own headcanon taking priority of the actual canon, simply speaking.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 04:01 AM)

They didn't know the war was over until later. And then they denied it anyway.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 June 2020 - 10:47 PM)

"He's comin' right for us!"

@  Telly : (28 June 2020 - 08:40 PM)

was that even still in effect once the war ended?

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 June 2020 - 06:51 PM)

According to Roberts, soldiers can ignore the order to spare Whirl if he's directly threatening them. But mostly the DJD were out of their heads on Nuke and not really caring much at the time.

@  Xaaron : (28 June 2020 - 06:41 PM)

Also, they were hopped up on goofballs at the time.

@  wonko the sane? : (28 June 2020 - 06:06 PM)

Cause it was whirl. He opened his (non-existant.) gob at the just the right time to piss somebody off. Or, so I assume.

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 June 2020 - 06:00 PM)

If Whirl was off limits why did the DJD kill him?

@  TM2-Megatron : (27 June 2020 - 05:57 PM)

That sounds about right. I actually didn't get into it until the IQ expansion came out (which saved me a bit of expense)

@  Otaku : (27 June 2020 - 05:55 PM)

Weird question (and sorry for so many shouts): did Overpower really release in August of '95?  I could have sworn I attempted to play it with a classmate who shouldn't have been a classmate by that point.

@  Otaku : (27 June 2020 - 05:52 PM)

So... I don't have all my cards still somewhere. XP I still play Pokémon via the PTCGO, and I've been doing Card of the Days over on Pojo (on and off) since 2013.

@  Otaku : (27 June 2020 - 05:51 PM)

For both financial, personal, and practical reasons, all my collectibles had to go about 10 years ago: action figures, comic books, card games, RPG books, video games.

@  TM2-Megatron : (27 June 2020 - 05:48 PM)

I've still got all my cards, somewhere; I had a pretty decent collection. Still have the Japanese Digimon CCG, too. Glad I never got into Magic; way too pricey

@  Otaku : (27 June 2020 - 05:36 PM)

Technically, Overpower was my first TCG... except I never, ever learned how to play it, or understood that booster packs contained different cards than the Starter Decks.

@  Otaku : (27 June 2020 - 05:35 PM)

Can't forget what you didn't know in the first place.

@  Patch : (27 June 2020 - 05:28 PM)

Ah yes, Overpower. Who could forget the expansion where they added a new stat and you had to re-collect your heroes all over again.

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 June 2020 - 04:20 PM)

Counterpoint, when was the last time you spent money on Overpower?


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#41 HeyMickey

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 08:04 PM

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its not my favorite because of 6&9, but 10/10-2 are close to the top. Blue Mages are always hard to use long term... however I used him as a lancer mostly... and if you grind enough and complete the grid for all the characters job classes don't matter as much.

I didn't use wakka, because I hated playing Blitzball


First time through I didnt touch blitzball, but I started playing it in my second game and actually started to enjoy it. And you aint kidding about how much the sphere grid could power people up. I took Rikku through Auron and Wakka's paths and by the end she was mugging monsters to death. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 08:07 PM

yeah its always good to kill enemies buy nipping a potion LOL

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 08:21 PM

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I think Final Fantasy stopped being Final Fantasy when the PlayStation was release. Not that the games that follow weren't good (most weren't) but rather they just weren't anything like what preceded them.

Yeah, everything after VI, save for IX, should be Final Science Fiction. They kind of leave the fantasy genre hanging after that.

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 08:39 PM

I don't know... are 2 games really that big of a departure that they need a new series title lol.

besides its not like there wasn't fantasy elements in those games. and its not like there isn't sci-fi elements in the other games.

"tiamat level" in the original for example

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 08:51 PM

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So, am I the only person who likes FFX the best? I loved the battle system and sphere grid and thought the voice acting was superb. I even really liked Tidus! The only part of FFX that left me cold was Kimarhi because I could never find a real effective use for him in battle. FFX has my favorite ending too on account of it being a total downer. :(


Hey, give me a copy of the game, and I'll see if it becomes my favorite. :P

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#46 Asquian

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 08:59 PM

QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Nov 24 2009, 08:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't know... are 2 games really that big of a departure that they need a new series title lol.

besides its not like there wasn't fantasy elements in those games. and its not like there isn't sci-fi elements in the other games.

"tiamat level" in the original for example

that's always been a bone i have to pick with, well, most RPGS. a fantasy setting, yet somehow, someway, we work in futuristic machinery. Either as alien technology, lost ancients, etc. I don't mind steampunk as much, but robots that exceed our technology popping up in sword and sorcery games...bugs me.

The only ones that don't bother me in that aspect is Chrono Trigger/Cross, since time travel was inherent to the games.

Edited by Asquian, 24 November 2009 - 09:01 PM.


#47 Destron D-69

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 09:26 PM

I figure any game with a dragon or 2 in it counts as Fantasy no matter how many robots there are.

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 09:46 PM

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You're the one slamming them as crap when I'm saying they aren't. You've made several factual errors which shows me you really weren't paying attention. Ergo, You're looking at them a certain way that limits your understanding. You are being elitist and you're doing it in an aggressive way.

More importantly, "How can you NOT love" is something said in jest. there's no way people who already voiced dislike would suddenly say "of course I love them!". That's stupid.

Saying "they aren't as great" is a whole other ballpark as decrying them as emo whiner cut-outs. Which I totally defend. Oh, and now you're attacking the plot too. Wonderful.


I'm saying they're crap, since they are. When a character's dialogue consists of "..." and "whatever" to 80%, you have a very, very jivey character. Love him all you want, he's not a good character. Nothing elitist about being realistic. Not remembering a tiny piece of story, that isn't even related to the one I'm "slamming" the most doesn't at all mean I wasn't paying attention, it just means I played the game TEN YEARS AGO, and it wasn't QUITE significant enough to remember.

It's funny that you accuse me of elitism, while you're going "you just don't understand the game and you suck!" about me disliking those characters.

When a character notices that GFs robbed him of all his childhood memories, and he keeps using them, still, without even BOTHERING to think back to what it did to him, he's a pretty damn shallow character.
If a character just suddenly notices he loves someone who he has been ragging on as being CRAP the entire time, just because they were abducted, that's a really shallow turn in story, and I pity everyone who "falls in love" that way.

There are many things wrong with FF8, and pointing them out does make NO ONE an elitist.

It doesn't work that way.

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I do have a comment for Remilia Scarlet however. You said Squall was someone who generally hated people, but still was a nice guy. (Well in a nutshell anyway) I could have sworn I remember him saying that the reason he had withdrawn into himself was because he was afraid of being hurt by people, and at the same time afraid of hurting others. So he enclosed himself in a shell.


I don't know what the writers were thinking with that, either. Because WITH his shut in attitude, he did nothing BUT hurt everyone around him. Especially when it came to Quistis and Rinoa. He's so overangsting himself that he doesn't even notice how little sense anything he does makes.

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#49 videomaster21XX

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 10:21 PM

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I don't know what the writers were thinking with that, either. Because WITH his shut in attitude, he did nothing BUT hurt everyone around him. Especially when it came to Quistis and Rinoa. He's so overangsting himself that he doesn't even notice how little sense anything he does makes.


Well that's the thing with people. They make mistakes. The whole fact that what Squall was doing WAS a mistake, is a large part of what Rinoa helped 'snap him out of'

I have my own theory as to the GF thing. But yeah, I can see why people have a problem with that part.

So anyway, to put an end to this. Nothing we say we'll change each other's minds. So I think we should probably just drop it and go on to other things.

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 01:19 AM

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I don't know what the writers were thinking with that, either. Because WITH his shut in attitude, he did nothing BUT hurt everyone around him. Especially when it came to Quistis and Rinoa. He's so overangsting himself that he doesn't even notice how little sense anything he does makes.


Well that's the thing with people. They make mistakes. The whole fact that what Squall was doing WAS a mistake, is a large part of what Rinoa helped 'snap him out of'

I have my own theory as to the GF thing. But yeah, I can see why people have a problem with that part.

So anyway, to put an end to this. Nothing we say we'll change each other's minds. So I think we should probably just drop it and go on to other things.


See, that's the main problem I have with Squall. He never DID admit to being wrong.

There's another game that deals with a shut in bunghole as the main character, and that's Tales of the Abyss.
Luke does something horribly wrong, and hugs up really badly, and EVERYONE in the party gives him jive for it, to the point of abandonning it.

He eventually realizes what he did, and WORKS for his forgivenes and redeption.

I could forgive Squall a lot more, if he had done anything like that, but he just suddenly did a character 180 and everyone was supposed to accept it.

I agree that no one's gonna change anyone's mind, like every debate on the internet, it's pointless.

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 01:44 AM

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See, that's the main problem I have with Squall. He never DID admit to being wrong.


Couldn't argue the fact. Been too long since I've played the game.

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There's another game that deals with a shut in bunghole as the main character, and that's Tales of the Abyss.
Luke does something horribly wrong, and hugs up really badly, and EVERYONE in the party gives him jive for it, to the point of abandonning it.

He eventually realizes what he did, and WORKS for his forgivenes and redeption.


Heh, I suggest you take a REAL good look at my signiture. ^_^

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 06:49 AM

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See, that's the main problem I have with Squall. He never DID admit to being wrong.


Couldn't argue the fact. Been too long since I've played the game.

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There's another game that deals with a shut in bunghole as the main character, and that's Tales of the Abyss.
Luke does something horribly wrong, and hugs up really badly, and EVERYONE in the party gives him jive for it, to the point of abandonning it.

He eventually realizes what he did, and WORKS for his forgivenes and redeption.


Heh, I suggest you take a REAL good look at my signiture. ^_^


Tales of the Abyss for the win. ;>

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 06:57 AM

My first final fantasy was VIII and will always have a place in my heart as one of the best games I have ever played and still love to replay all the time.

but I still consider FFIV better than FFVII icon-arcee.gif

#54 WaveRyder

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 07:03 AM

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My first final fantasy was VIII and will always have a place in my heart as one of the best games I have ever played and still love to replay all the time.

but I still consider FFIV better than FFVII icon-arcee.gif


And VI was better than IV, so you have your winner! XD

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 07:05 AM

and I've mispelt Golbez for 10 years. yay!

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 07:14 AM

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 07:44 AM

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QUOTE(WaveRyder @ Nov 25 2009, 07:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
/used to have the nick Locke Cole
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Posted 25 November 2009 - 10:17 AM

Since this is a Final Fantasy threrad, figured it would be good to psot this link:

http://www.socksmake...dex.php?a=patff

a bucnh of funny reviews about almost all of them.

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 11:17 AM

QUOTE(Korcas @ Nov 24 2009, 10:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
See, that's the main problem I have with Squall. He never DID admit to being wrong.


He didn't have to, because he did better than that. He finally let his friends in, said thanks, and went on to becoming a good leader because he finally came to grips with the idea that it's not all about him, and that other people matter.

VIII is easily my favourite of the series thus far (although haven't been able to play anything from the PS2 onwards. I'd really like to give XII a shot). Much better gameplay than most.

I also appreciated its much more subtle, nuanced story. Only thing that really bugged me, not so much the GF memory subplot itself, but just the heavy-handed way it was delivered. Needed a few more hints for the characters to catch onto before Irvine dropped the bomb. His confession kinda came out of nowhere.

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 01:59 PM

FF 1 had the best main characters ever! You only had to use 4 of them, they were silent, and the only character development was the upgrade to the new classes. TEH BEZTEST EVAR!!!!! icon-blitz.gif

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