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@  MEDdMI : (23 July 2017 - 09:46 AM)

And dealing with me.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 July 2017 - 08:47 AM)

Don't forget the rock music and D&D.

@  unluckiness : (23 July 2017 - 07:52 AM)

He certainly doesn't have the time to be employed full-time what with all the war-stoking, dinosaur fossil burying, pornographing and etc

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 July 2017 - 06:44 AM)

Look, I'm TRYING, okay?

@  Bass X0 : (23 July 2017 - 06:40 AM)

The devil is a part-timer!

@  Nevermore : (23 July 2017 - 06:32 AM)

I always took it to be a catch-all term for "person or thing of the same name" regardless of which came first.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (22 July 2017 - 10:06 PM)

So technically it could be either way and not be wrong, but it is more apt to be Kalidor's example.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (22 July 2017 - 10:05 PM)

one that has the same name as another; especially : one who is named after another or for whom another is named

@  Kalidor : (22 July 2017 - 09:45 PM)

I think the official meaning is that a namesake is the person or thing that is named after something else. So the USS Kalidor would be Kalidor's namesake

@  Pennpenn : (22 July 2017 - 08:30 PM)

I thought it was either?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 July 2017 - 08:27 PM)

It is very irritating that no one seems to agree on whether the word "namesake" refers to the thing that came first or the thing that came second.

@  2017 : (22 July 2017 - 07:19 PM)

I'd like it, but I really don't have the cash or the justification.

@  Paladin : (22 July 2017 - 02:48 PM)

Anyone still need a Chaos on Velocitron set? Found one at TRU today...

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 July 2017 - 01:27 PM)

He REALLY likes blowing stuff up.

@  Dekafox : (22 July 2017 - 12:42 PM)

G1 Scattershot's 3rd mode gimmick?

@  MEDdMI : (22 July 2017 - 12:04 PM)

Nothing can be more awkward than the crotch rubsigns.

@  Bass X0 : (22 July 2017 - 11:28 AM)

well, they had to go somewhere.

@  Pennpenn : (22 July 2017 - 02:54 AM)

TR Quake's shoulder symbols are very awkward looking

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

..er myself.

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

NOT RESPONDING

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

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@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

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@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

Couldn't say it bett.....

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 July 2017 - 10:33 PM)

You just don't appreciate the speed of a solid state drive until you have to use an old laptop with an old spinning drive

@  Patchouli Kn... : (21 July 2017 - 08:32 PM)

If there's at least one, you can army-build.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2017 - 07:25 PM)

Are there even enough toys of him to collect?

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 July 2017 - 04:21 PM)

A nerd.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 04:19 PM)

Speaking of, what do you call someone who collects toys of the Marvel character The Collector?

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 04:18 PM)

What about people who collect the "Die Hard" movies?

@  wonko the sane? : (21 July 2017 - 03:54 PM)

A lot of the die hard collectors don't need to be louder...

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 July 2017 - 03:22 PM)

@Nevermore Benbot means "amped" as in excited. I believe the term is shorthand for (a sound) amplifier.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Or is "shorthand" a synonym for "amputated"?

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Is "amped" shorthand for "amputated"?

@  Benbot : (21 July 2017 - 12:28 PM)

I am amped! But I also have standards.

@  Fear or Courage : (21 July 2017 - 08:38 AM)

I consider Thew to basically be the model toy collector. We should all aim to be so amped about the thing we collect.

@  Pennpenn : (21 July 2017 - 07:21 AM)

And some people are just whiny jerks who like to complain about stuff and don't realise that, so will invent irrational grievances to fuel that need.

@  Rycochet : (21 July 2017 - 06:13 AM)

A lot of toy collectors don't seem to get that the things the collect are toys.and have unrealistic expectations of what's doable in a modern retail environment. You're not going to get a $100 figure's worth of parts and paint for $20 or less and gimmicks are needed tomake the toys actually, you know, fun.

@  Foffy : (20 July 2017 - 09:40 PM)

Not necessarily. With the right condiments, they can taste surprisingly nice.

@  Evac : (20 July 2017 - 09:37 PM)

I think most toy collectors are bitter in some form.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:37 PM)

...or maybe I'm the bitter one?!  Oh no.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:32 PM)

And I don't even mean that everyone should love it all. But it does seem to bring the angrier ones in from the lurking.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:29 PM)

It's these reveals that always remind me how exceptionally bitter a large portion of toy collectors are on other forums.

@  Sean Whitmore : (20 July 2017 - 07:06 PM)

SDCC toy reveals make adults happy by telling them what they can get eventually. Kids don't care what they can get eventually, you make them happy by getting them whatever's available now.

@  Jalaguy : (20 July 2017 - 06:10 PM)

They exist, they just don't show them at SDCC because they assume that the adult fanbase doesn't care about them.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 06:03 PM)

On SDCC stuff...I'm disappointed, but not surprised, at the lack of the actual KIDS toys among all the toys for us old men

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:15 PM)

:burn

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:15 PM)

SSA response? "How would we know to un enroll you if you don't tell us?"

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:14 PM)

I'm supposed to un-enrolled in Medicare at the end of the month (36 months post-transplant), but I'm getting a bill for next quarter's coverage.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:14 PM)

I would LOVE to have ONE THING done correctly and promptly by the Social Security Administration

@  Ms Virion : (20 July 2017 - 02:22 PM)

=(


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#1 UnicronusPrime

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 08:30 PM

I want to see this but have heard bad things, but it looks good in previews so I'm torn. Anyone havea non spoiler review? Seth Green doesn't seem like that much of an action hero uy to me.
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Posted 15 January 2011 - 12:46 AM

All the writers at Aint It Cool like it. Have they been bought? I'll leave that up to you. It LOOKS fairly cool.
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Posted 15 January 2011 - 01:37 AM

QUOTE(UnicronusPrime @ Jan 14 2011, 07:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I want to see this but have heard bad things, but it looks good in previews so I'm torn. Anyone havea non spoiler review? Seth Green doesn't seem like that much of an action hero uy to me.


Well it's a bit too heavy on Seth Rogan and Kato kicks all kinds of butt. Really the best things in the movie is the car and Kato. I could really lose Rogan and be happy with it.
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Posted 15 January 2011 - 01:51 AM

Kato fails. Considering they're following the role in Bruce Lee's footsteps, a cantopop "star" that relies on CGI and wires was easily the worst direction to go in.

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

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#5 rodimus primevil

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Posted 15 January 2011 - 02:27 AM

im confused. why didn't Kevin Smith direct this? he's been wanting to do it for years. and yes I know I at one time he was going to do it but then dropped out. But he's worked with Seth before in Zack and Miri make a porno. I think this a missed opportunity for both.

However, its decent.
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Posted 15 January 2011 - 03:47 AM

QUOTE(Daith @ Jan 14 2011, 10:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(UnicronusPrime @ Jan 14 2011, 07:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I want to see this but have heard bad things, but it looks good in previews so I'm torn. Anyone havea non spoiler review? Seth Green doesn't seem like that much of an action hero uy to me.


Well it's a bit too heavy on Seth Rogan and Kato kicks all kinds of butt. Really the best things in the movie is the car and Kato. I could really lose Rogan and be happy with it.


Which is the point of the Green Hornet. You could lose Hornet and just focus on Kato and it'd be awesome. It's a product of the times really.

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Posted 15 January 2011 - 04:06 AM

QUOTE(Detour @ Jan 15 2011, 01:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Kato fails. Considering they're following the role in Bruce Lee's footsteps, a cantopop "star" that relies on CGI and wires was easily the worst direction to go in.


If you're going to criticize in a jerkish way, you should get it right. Jay Chou is from Taiwan and is a very influential singer/songwriter, and as far as I know, writes and sings mostly in Mandarin and not Cantonese (Cantopop meaning basically Hong Kong)--you know, since he's Taiwanese. He's not known as an actor and he's made a few duds in the process (Kung Fu Dunk...ouch), but that doesn't put his "star" status in any kind of question. It's pretty immature to just poo-poo something simply because we can't get the original ever again. In the realm of Bruce Lee remakes, both Jet Li and Donnie Yen have turned in fine interpretations of Chen Zhen in Fist of Legend and New Fist of Fury (Yen also just did Return of Chen Zhen last year), respectively, without tarnishing anything. Give Jay Chou a chance.

I haven't seen it, but CGI and wires doesn't necessarily mean Kato won't be cool. How many recent great kung fu movies HAVEN'T used CGI and wires, for that matter?

Edited by Daytonus, 15 January 2011 - 04:12 AM.


#8 Sean Whitmore

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 06:35 PM

QUOTE(rodimus primevil @ Jan 14 2011, 11:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
im confused. why didn't Kevin Smith direct this? he's been wanting to do it for years. and yes I know I at one time he was going to do it but then dropped out. But he's worked with Seth before in Zack and Miri make a porno. I think this a missed opportunity for both.


Well, that's the thing. He dropped out precisely because he didn't want to direct; he doubted his ability to. So his script sat in a drawer. Then Rogen turned in a script, and during the search for a director Smith was probably never even a consideration.


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QUOTE(Daith @ Jan 14 2011, 10:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>

Well it's a bit too heavy on Seth Rogan and Kato kicks all kinds of butt. Really the best things in the movie is the car and Kato. I could really lose Rogan and be happy with it.


Which is the point of the Green Hornet.


How do you figure? Other than Bruce Lee being the most memorable part of the TV show (and for stuff he did after the show, for that matter), Kato has never really dominated the franchise.

Edited by Sean Whitmore, 16 January 2011 - 06:36 PM.

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 09:04 PM

My date and I enjoyed it quite a bit. It was a bit too 'funny' at times, but overall it was a fun movie. I really want that car!

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 09:08 PM

It's okay. Fun to watch, but pretty dumb. Probably more Seth Rogen than I'd like.
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Posted 16 January 2011 - 09:22 PM

Rogan is the reason why I didn't go see the movie. Don't care much for him; he's like a slightly skinnier Jack Black.

And the trailers made it look like a self-parody, anyway.

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 10:33 PM

QUOTE(Daith @ Jan 15 2011, 01:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Seth Rogan


If you're going to correct someone at least do it correctly.

Seth Rogen

PS - The movie was horrible. You can tell that Gondry hated his time on set and that Rogen had way too much creative power over the direction the movie took.
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Posted 16 January 2011 - 10:59 PM

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You can tell that Gondry hated his time on set


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Posted 17 January 2011 - 12:33 AM

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It's okay. Fun to watch, but pretty dumb. Probably more Seth Rogen than I'd like.


Wait, which Seth Rogen movie are you talking about?
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Posted 17 January 2011 - 05:39 AM

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QUOTE(Canthros @ Jan 16 2011, 09:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's okay. Fun to watch, but pretty dumb. Probably more Seth Rogen than I'd like.


Wait, which Seth Rogen movie are you talking about?


lol Almost all of them really. But I'm focusing on the show in the thread title.
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Posted 17 January 2011 - 07:30 AM

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QUOTE(Canthros @ Jan 16 2011, 09:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's okay. Fun to watch, but pretty dumb. Probably more Seth Rogen than I'd like.
Wait, which Seth Rogen movie are you talking about?

Just this one. First exposure to Mr. Rogen's oeuvre, actually.
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Posted 17 January 2011 - 04:22 PM

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QUOTE(HeyMickey @ Jan 17 2011, 12:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Canthros @ Jan 16 2011, 09:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's okay. Fun to watch, but pretty dumb. Probably more Seth Rogen than I'd like.
Wait, which Seth Rogen movie are you talking about?

Just this one. First exposure to Mr. Rogen's oeuvre, actually.


Whoa for some odd reason I though I was replying to one of my own posts earlier. Sorry bout that.

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Posted 17 January 2011 - 11:44 PM

Just got back.

That was a hell of a fun flick. Reminded me of Ghostbusters in tone - a no holds bared action comedy with a great style to it. I really enjoyed it.

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Posted 18 January 2011 - 01:27 AM

It's a pretty fun movie. It could have been a great movie if Seth Rogen wasn't in it. He just quite franky sucks. Not as bad as Will Ferrell or David Spade (Just go away. Both of you. Go away. PLEASE!), but still pretty low on to good actors list.

I did like that it was about an incompetent hero. Car was cool. Liked the door guns.

P.S. - Green Hornet was a radio show first, so why is it in the comic section? I'm not sure if there's even is a comic...

Edited by Blade Raider, 18 January 2011 - 01:29 AM.


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Posted 18 January 2011 - 01:51 AM

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P.S. - Green Hornet was a radio show first, so why is it in the comic section? I'm not sure if there's even is a comic...


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