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@  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.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 May 2020 - 06:19 AM)

If your primary is getting cleaned up anyway cause you were backing stuff up, then yeah, no reason not to. But largely, it's not a necessary step.

@  Nevermore : (21 May 2020 - 03:33 AM)

It's like you find out that there's a fire going to break out in the house you live in soon, so you find a new place, get your entire Transformers collection into safe storage, and now all that's left are the empty cabinets which you intend to move over to your new place soon. If the fire breaks out before then, sure, you'd need to get new cabinets, but your toys are already out of the danger zone.

@  Nevermore : (21 May 2020 - 03:27 AM)

At this point, I'm in a "if the old system crashed before the new drive arrives, it will be slightly annoying, not a complete disaster" mood.

@  Nevermore : (21 May 2020 - 03:26 AM)

I've mostly just backed up my personal files and stuff on the external hard drive. The existing Windows installment is supposed to be directly cloned to the new drive once it arrives.

@  Hg Dragon : (21 May 2020 - 01:44 AM)

Who else has ever been so out of it that you've gotten into the shower with your glasses on?

@  Echowarrior : (20 May 2020 - 11:08 PM)

Nope. We've been forced to go with Eclipse. It sucks, and I will continue to call the people in charge of the website fascists until they give me reason to do otherwise.

@  CORVUS : (20 May 2020 - 10:20 PM)

Yeah, I'm not a fan of the new layout either. Fortunately you can stay with the old one though.

@  Liege : (20 May 2020 - 08:57 PM)

So now it matches 90% of the content.

@  Trpodeca : (20 May 2020 - 05:18 PM)

Wow the new Deviantart layout is terrible.

@  wonko the sane? : (20 May 2020 - 10:39 AM)

Are you referring to cloning your drive to install into your computer as the replacement, or are you creating an image to restore from should something unforseen occur?

@  Nevermore : (20 May 2020 - 06:36 AM)

Backing up the data not necessary for running Windows on an external drive for safekeeping, trimming down the old drive to a bare minimum, then migrating the old drive to the new one.

@  Nevermore : (20 May 2020 - 06:35 AM)

Yes, but it will make direct migration faster, no?


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Amazing Spider-Man Discussion: Peter Parker is the new Tony Stark!

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#41 (Deactivated) Anon

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 04:15 PM

Like I said on the 2005 board Marvel finally shot themselves in the foot with this because Parker was a good character but they had to give him crappy stories and recons.

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Posted 08 July 2010 - 07:14 PM

QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Jul 4 2010, 06:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
okay this is the single dumbest thing I've heard come out of marvel since they gave Joe another promotion.

unless its 2099, there's only one Spider-man and his name is Peter Parker.

STOP hugging WITH THE FLAGSHIP DUMBASSES!

what's next Professor X getting hair plugs?

if nobody is getting hugged with, where's the conflict? the pretense of potential shifting that gives meaning to adventures? The personal ramifications of adventures and sturggle?

It's a dynamic universe.
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Posted 08 July 2010 - 11:00 PM

That gets reset every couple of years.

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Posted 11 July 2010 - 01:39 AM

HUEG NEWS

Brand New Day might end with the format!

http://www.bleedingc...spider-man-647/

Spidey 647 has pretty much everyone. Then going twice-monthly with Slott at the helm.

Could it be?

I wonder...maybe the new Spidey might give MJ and Peter a chance to retire for awhile, a-la Ben Reilly's first months as Spidey.

Edited by Internet Jesus, 11 July 2010 - 01:42 AM.

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 11 July 2010 - 04:57 AM

Wow. HUG NEWS INDEED.


But the main problem is that they won't let their characters move out of the status quo. Villians and supporting cast may change but the main character will always be a stereotype of what the main character ought to be. Before Civil War, I thought the Spiderman series was progressing quite nicely; still rooted in status quo but it was Peter and MJ living their life. Then Marvel went and screwed that up by having Peter joining the Avengers and writing One More Day then Brand New Day.


If characters aren't allowed to grow older and experiences the things that can only come by being older, then of course stories are going to stagnate. Look at The Simpsons. I'd love a new era of The Simpsons with everyone clearly five years older with Maggie being the kid appeal character with Bart and Lisa being teenagers. Doesn't need to be drastic like putting them two decades older like their "what if" future stories tend to do.


As for Spiderman, I don't think a new Spiderman that isn't Peter will work. It'll just fall into the "they changed it so now it sucks" trope and readers will just bitch or drop the title until Peter comes back to be the sole Spiderman.


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Posted 11 July 2010 - 05:47 PM

As much as I hate to say it, the only way this will work is if (One:) They fix it so that Brand New Day never happened. Then (2:) Bring back Ben to be Spidey.

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Posted 12 July 2010 - 12:34 AM

Watch Brand New Day comes to an end and just as Peter and MJ are poised to get back together...BAM! Here comes Gwen Stacey!

Frankly, I'm surprised they haven't dragged her out of mothballs yet. That's discounting the story that turned her into a slut that nailed Norman Osborn while still dating Peter, of course.

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Posted 12 July 2010 - 02:09 AM

QUOTE(Internet Jesus @ Jul 2 2010, 11:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
http://www.comicbook...rticle&id=26965

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"For the couple of months coming out of "One Moment in Time," we're going to be bringing a lot of threads of Peter's life that we've been developing since we started working on the book into one big story, 'Origin of the Species.' It sort of gives Pete a moment to assess all the stuff that's happened to him for the last 100 or so issues. Beyond that, we've already started talking about the fact that it might be time for a new, or at least better, Spider-Man. I feel like we've done as much as we can do in terms of Peter Parker's time as Spider-Man."



WTF is this crap? I thought the entire reason they did this was because there was MORE they could do with Peter, not trickle his time out after turning him into a complete douchewasher.

QUOTE(Detour @ Jul 2 2010, 11:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's spelled Reilly, guys.


Really?

QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Jul 4 2010, 01:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
so yeah, continue the adventures of a married peter and MJ dealing with the loss of the baby and the death of aunt may, and the newspaper industry, and the fall out of revealing who he is...

I know for a fact I'd start reading again.

also Bring back Exiles


This. All of it.

QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Jul 11 2010, 05:57 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
But the main problem is that they won't let their characters move out of the status quo. Villians and supporting cast may change but the main character will always be a stereotype of what the main character ought to be.


Agreed.

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Before Civil War, I thought the Spiderman series was progressing quite nicely; still rooted in status quo but it was Peter and MJ living their life. Then Marvel went and screwed that up by having Peter joining the Avengers and writing One More Day then Brand New Day.


Well, I liked him joining the Avengers. Before New Avengers, the team never really struck me as Marvel's biggest and best, and that's just something that a tag like "Earth's Mightiest Heroes!" seems to imply.

It's when things became one mega-event after another after another that Spider-man seemed to come undone in the middle of it all.

But between joining the New Avengers and all that? I loved it. It felt like some actual change.

I'm also pro-new powers Spider-man and Iron Spider-man, too.

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If characters aren't allowed to grow older and experiences the things that can only come by being older, then of course stories are going to stagnate. Look at The Simpsons. I'd love a new era of The Simpsons with everyone clearly five years older with Maggie being the kid appeal character with Bart and Lisa being teenagers. Doesn't need to be drastic like putting them two decades older like their "what if" future stories tend to do.


I've wanted that ever since the "Lisa Gets Married" ep. Even minor stuff like Bart getting an earring seemed to spice things up a little, but that stuff sadly never stuck.

--LBD "Nytetrayn"

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Posted 12 July 2010 - 02:24 AM

QUOTE(Rodimal @ Jul 11 2010, 03:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
As much as I hate to say it, the only way this will work is if (One:) They fix it so that Brand New Day never happened. Then (2:) Bring back Ben to be Spidey.

Well, I had a perfect way to end BND but they went ahead and killed Kaine in the last issue so there it went.

Though it could work with a returned Ben Reilly.

With Ben returning with a four-year old girl named May. This triggers a flood of memories for both MJ and Peter, breaking the spell and Spidey and the Avengers fighting Mephisto to get his and MJ's love back. But this results in Aunt May's death, so Pete and MJ retire and Ben takes the mantle yet again.

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 12 July 2010 - 03:57 AM

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With Ben returning with a four-year old girl named May. This triggers a flood of memories for both MJ and Peter, breaking the spell and Spidey and the Avengers fighting Mephisto to get his and MJ's love back. But this results in Aunt May's death, so Pete and MJ retire and Ben takes the mantle yet again.


That would be acceptable.

But I'd tweak it so Peter stays with the Avengers so MJ and May can have that extra safety/security and Ben can be normal/street level Spiderman.

They would only team up to annoy JJJ.

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Posted 12 July 2010 - 05:42 AM

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They would only team up to annoy JJJ.


<Ben> "Hey, Peter. Put on the Spidey costume and be at the 23rd St/5th Ave intersection in 20 minutes."

<Peter> "Ugh... Why? You just woke me up."

<Ben> "Trust me. The look on JJJ's face will be priceless."

<Peter> "I'll be there in ten."

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Posted 12 July 2010 - 12:48 PM

QUOTE(Rodimal @ Jul 11 2010, 03:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
With Ben returning with a four-year old girl named May. This triggers a flood of memories for both MJ and Peter, breaking the spell and Spidey and the Avengers fighting Mephisto to get his and MJ's love back. But this results in Aunt May's death, so Pete and MJ retire and Ben takes the mantle yet again.

I would love this! Or something similar. Anything that undoes the OMD/BND debacle and has Peter and MJ actually FIGHTING for thier love rather than giving up on it.

And I have no problem with Aunt May dying. I have no hate for the old broad, but one of the facts of life is that old people die, and the rest of us just have to mourn their passing and move on with our lives.

I wouldn't want to see Pete "retire" as Spidey though. Maybe have him ask Ben to take his place while he mourns for Aunt May.



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Posted 13 July 2010 - 12:37 AM

The last four posts outdo anything I've seen so far in BND.

That said, should Aunt May remember/know what happened, too? I've never thought she would approve of what Peter and MJ did so that she could live; it might help set things a little more "right."

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 01:06 AM

I'd be up for that suggestion posted above...following a Spider-Man that's not Peter Parker could be interesting but will probably be unacceptable for most long time fans like myself. I've been reading BND in trade format as my library has got them in and enjoying some of it but as I've stated before I don't see how Peter and MJ (the main reason for BND in the first place) being married could have changed the stories (except for the stuff with Carlie and Felicia and turning Peter into a douche). I've not bought a Spider-Man comic since the Sins Past storyline. Also it's funny a poster brought up Gwen Stacy returning. Apparently there had been conversations about bringing her back along with Harry in the early going as they were planning BND. We'll see where things progress. I'm excited for Comic Con though...it's one of my favorite weekends of the year.

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 09:15 AM

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Also it's funny a poster brought up Gwen Stacy returning. Apparently there had been conversations about bringing her back along with Harry in the early going as they were planning BND.

This is true. Originally BND was going to be a more basic 'reset' button that resulted in Gwen's return. I think the GwenxNorman thing was supposed to be retconned too.

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 09:58 AM

In my opinion there aren't enough Legacy-type characters in the Marvel-U.
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Posted 13 July 2010 - 11:27 AM

QUOTE(LBD @ Jul 13 2010, 01:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That said, should Aunt May remember/know what happened, too? I've never thought she would approve of what Peter and MJ did so that she could live; it might help set things a little more "right."

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I agree 1,000,000%!

I think Aunt May would be appalled at the thought that Peter and MJ chose to erase what they had together just to save her life. I think she'd be one of the first people to tell them to let her go.



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Posted 13 July 2010 - 11:57 AM

Indeed.

Aunt May is a fine character, but she's far outlived any sort of relevance to the character of Spider-Man. I don't see why the Marvel Execs have such a hard time letting her go. Now admittedly, being shot by an assassin's bullet is a little extreme.

I'd rather just one day to discover she'd quietly passed in her sleep.

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Posted 13 July 2010 - 02:08 PM

Agreed.

Marvel seems to be much more attached to Aunt May than the fans are.

I just had an interesting thought; what if when they undo OMD/BND instead of having May die from the assassin's bullet, we just have a beautiful scene of her simply moving on to the afterlife, with Ben waiting for her. And when she joins him they both become "young" again (some say that we're all 30-ish in heaven), and have Ben tell Peter that he's proud of him and all he's done, and that he needn't feel guilty about his death anymore, and May says that she's happy now and that she want's Peter and MJ to go on with their lives, be happy, and think about them every now and then.
Then the light of heaven envelops them and they're gone.



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Posted 13 July 2010 - 02:48 PM

The common reply that's given to the complaint of "no character progression" is that we're being egotistical in thinking that Peter/Clark/whoever should age with us. What about the new generation of readers who want to get in on the bandwagon?

Of course, I find that reply to be bulljive and offensive, but that's the excuse they give for never deviating from the status quo. The real reason obviously is the financial aspect of it. They have way too much in merchandising and vague pop culture awareness invested in these characters to ever approve of drastic changes. Spiderman will always be a nerd bitten by a radioactive spider. Batman will always be created when Bruce Wayne's parents were shot, and Superman will always be the last son of Krypton rocketed to Earth.

It's for this reason that I was so excited by the Ultimate/All-Star lines - I thought they could be gateway books for new readers to introduce the classic, archetypal characters while the regular lines would be devoted to the existing fans and offer radical changes to the status quo. This never happened though. Meh.

Anyway, i'm happy that sales of BND have been tanking, since it was one of the most offensive things i've ever seen in a comic book (haven't touched a spidey book since the end of OMD). We'll see what new stupidity they come up with.