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@  Telly : (30 April 2017 - 09:46 PM)

" his weakness to fire." i can see the battle now: "you may have beat me to a bloody pulp, broken both my legs and shattered my spine, but i have a LIT MATCH!! whatre you gonna do NOW???"

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (30 April 2017 - 06:39 PM)

Damn the shoutbox won't accept Asian script.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (30 April 2017 - 06:39 PM)

許されざる者よ!

@  Paladin : (30 April 2017 - 06:35 PM)

he's also addicted to Oreos. so, two weaknesses. :p

@  Foffy : (30 April 2017 - 06:34 PM)

I remember Justice League left out his eye beams and played down his strength a bit, which I presume was done to help deifferentiate him from Superman.

@  Verity Carlo : (30 April 2017 - 06:32 PM)

There's a reason why he's considered one of the most powerful of the JLA. Only one they can depend on to defeat him is Plastic Man, due to his brain's malleability.

@  Evac : (30 April 2017 - 06:27 PM)

Wow, reading about all his powers, he's actually kind of overpowered aside from his weakness to fire.

@  Evac : (30 April 2017 - 06:23 PM)

Martian Manhunter can disguise himself as anyone, shrink, grow, become invisible, stretch out his limbs, pop out extra arms, change his arms into blades, do all sorts of psychic stuff...

@  Evac : (30 April 2017 - 06:22 PM)

Which is kind of dumb. Aside from being a super-strong flying alien with eye beams that wears a cape and has super senses, there's a lot of differences.

@  Paladin : (30 April 2017 - 06:18 PM)

the higher-ups at WB apparently consider Martian Manhunter redundant- a "green Superman." that''s suposedly why hes left out.

@  Evac : (30 April 2017 - 06:16 PM)

I wouldn't mind seeing them put Steel in one of the DCEU movies, as long as they're better than the last three.

@  Evac : (30 April 2017 - 06:12 PM)

Really, he should be one of the easiest JL members to cast. You can take any guy of any race who's muscular enough for the role. It'd probably piss off the purists who want everything to be as close to the comics as possible, but you can't do anything without pissing them off.

@  Evac : (30 April 2017 - 06:10 PM)

Foffy's right. I mean, they don't have to keep Martian Manhunter white. He can disguise himself as any race.

@  Foffy : (30 April 2017 - 06:08 PM)

@Paladin I feel like Martian Manhunter would probably be played by a black actor anyway, though? I mean, his VAs in both the DCAU and The Batman were african american. Also, movies are a separate medium from comics.

@  Evac : (30 April 2017 - 06:08 PM)

He's, like, the least interesting Earth GL.

@  Evac : (30 April 2017 - 06:08 PM)

Hal Jordan is honestly a really boring character.

@  Verity Carlo : (30 April 2017 - 06:04 PM)

I mean, I don't hate Aquaman or Hal Jordan, but I like Martian Manhunter a lot more.

@  Evac : (30 April 2017 - 06:02 PM)

Meh, if I were then I would have just used John Stewart as Green Lantern, but I'd also have used Wally West instead of Barry Allen.

@  Paladin : (30 April 2017 - 05:59 PM)

because then WB has a reason/excuse to actually cast a black guy in the movie.

@  Verity Carlo : (30 April 2017 - 05:52 PM)

Nah, just stick him on a Wildstorm title, great idea.

@  Verity Carlo : (30 April 2017 - 05:52 PM)

Like, it's nice have Cybog getting his dues, but you could've have had him replaced Aquaman, not the guy who's literally been on every incarnation of the team and is it's heart and soul.

@  Verity Carlo : (30 April 2017 - 05:51 PM)

Why on the New 52, Martian Manhunter isn't one of the finding JLA members.

@  Verity Carlo : (30 April 2017 - 05:50 PM)

You know what I'll never understand?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (30 April 2017 - 05:01 PM)

There are shops with lots of pre-owned stuff like Mandarake, so it doesn't necessarily need to be retail, depending on where he's going.

@  Msol : (30 April 2017 - 04:19 PM)

Every other MP I want I have. I wonder how cheap Inferno is at retail...

@  Msol : (30 April 2017 - 04:19 PM)

I wonder if Star Saber is still around at retail. I don't know what it all looks like over there.

@  Foffy : (30 April 2017 - 04:05 PM)

Ask them to bring back a real live japanese person for you.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (30 April 2017 - 04:01 PM)

I'd say "any TF you don't already have" but I guess that's too general.

@  Msol : (30 April 2017 - 03:46 PM)

So hey I've got a buddy going to Japan for a vacation. What would be a good thing for him to bring back for me on the cheap? I've already got MP-36 so I'm not sure what else would worthwile...

@  Foffy : (30 April 2017 - 12:11 PM)

*Clicks on link* Ooh, that is a lovely webcomic, thank you. I'm going to have to bookmark this.

@  Rycochet : (30 April 2017 - 10:42 AM)

Breaking Cat News is a pretty awesome webcomic.

@  Evac : (30 April 2017 - 09:49 AM)

Brawl in the Family's my favorite webcomic.

@  Evac : (30 April 2017 - 09:48 AM)

You're a penguin, Dedede! You're a grumpy, grouchy guy! Your aggravating antics even sicken Sakurai, Dedede-EE! The only game you deserve is on the PHILLIPS CD-I! You're a mean king, Dedede! You've got Tektites in your smile! You've got all the wrath of Ganondorf, but only half the style, Dedede-EE! You'd even steal a painting of A SEASICK CROCODILE! I think I hate you, Dedede! You pathetic, putrid punk! You're as rancid as a Redead in a landfill full of junk, Dedede-EE! You miserable end-boss, you make me sick! And you can't even keep a pink puffball out of your hair! Three words that describe you best would be "stink, STANK, STUNK!"

@  unluckiness : (30 April 2017 - 09:27 AM)

if you like it you should have put a ring on it

@  2017 : (30 April 2017 - 09:09 AM)

There's nothing wrong with it, it's 99% of the time a joke term.

@  Pennpenn : (30 April 2017 - 08:39 AM)

I'll be gladder when the term "waifu" gets somehow deleted from existence, or at least falls out of common (or any) use.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (30 April 2017 - 04:36 AM)

Blasphemy! Zero Suit Samus forever!

@  Foffy : (30 April 2017 - 03:31 AM)

That feeling when you finally realize that King Dedede is the best waifu and all others are shit.

@  Pennpenn : (29 April 2017 - 08:35 PM)

There are probably plenty of people who wouldn't know them from Adam. Me, for example.

@  Telly : (29 April 2017 - 08:18 PM)

not from me. id just put him on ignore

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (29 April 2017 - 08:16 PM)

I thought of something else about TFW2005 versus the Allspark. If Ignash was allowed back here, wouldn't that initiate lots of frustration and/or abandonment by people here?

@  Telly : (29 April 2017 - 08:09 PM)

with FRIGGIN laser beams on their FRIGGIN heads!

@  Lazy Garou : (29 April 2017 - 04:32 PM)

the do this to sharks. Friggin' sharks!

@  Lazy Garou : (29 April 2017 - 04:31 PM)

they don't kill. they eat half of your face, and you're left with a hideous tumor where the barnacle is.

@  Locoman : (29 April 2017 - 03:49 PM)

Perhaps the barnacle, consumed with guilt at what he'd done, took his own life after killing everyone

@  Lazy Garou : (29 April 2017 - 02:28 PM)

parasitic barnacles are the stuff of nightmares

@  MEDdMI : (29 April 2017 - 01:39 PM)

But barnacles don't have- *checks* "The main sense of barnacles appears to be touch, with the hairs on the limbs being especially sensitive. The adult also has a single eye, although this is probably only capable of sensing the difference between light and dark.[4]This eye is derived from the primarynaupliar eye." Huh.

@  ▲ndrusi : (29 April 2017 - 01:29 PM)

He looked in a mirror

@  Evac : (29 April 2017 - 01:26 PM)

He was killed by his own ugliness. Kind of a "Hoist by His Own Petard" thing.

@  MEDdMI : (29 April 2017 - 01:12 PM)

How did the barnacle get killed if everyone died from his ugliness?


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#1 awa64

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:07 PM

Just curious.

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:47 PM

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:57 PM

A genius!

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 01:22 AM

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 02:10 AM

Primus, this Botcon theme is horrendus.

What's next, a pony theme for april Fool's?

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 02:20 AM

What, you guys prefer the COLORFUL G2 skin we used back in April's Fool over this? icon-arcee.gif

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 03:12 AM

I'm all for different themes, but this is really horrible on the eyes and makes it hard to read.

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 05:16 AM

I'm just glad the regular Decepticon theme was an option, but yeah the new theme is a bit lacking. Also, I question having it as the default theme.

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 07:24 AM

The layout and use of patterns is pretty cool. I'm all about the checks and hazard stripes. But, I will not be using the skin with the current color combination. The lilac and fuschia really are entirely too much in combination with the purple.
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Posted 31 May 2011 - 09:43 AM

It's nothing permanent and if it bothers you that much you can change it in the bottom left hand corner of the page. I go with Gears myself.

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 10:01 AM

I LOVE IT.

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 10:38 AM

I like it. Will we have the option of using it after BotCon?
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Posted 31 May 2011 - 11:22 AM

QUOTE(Wheelimus @ May 31 2011, 10:43 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's nothing permanent and if it bothers you that much you can change it in the bottom left hand corner of the page. I go with Gears myself.


Right, but is there any interest in revising it? The overall sunniness of the theme is quite likeable, it's just... man. That combo of lilac and fuschia is really unfortunate.

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 11:26 AM

The theme is a week-long promotion for Botcon, based on the color palettes of the Animated Stunticons. Send your complaints to Motormaster. icon-fire.gif

But yeah, if it's too eye-searing, go ahead and change back. I like it though, it feels celebratory!

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 12:02 PM

I created the skin. There's a thread in TFD about it.

The theme is still up for tweaks. I've been using it permanently for the past few days so I can tweak problems as they come along. If there are readability concerns, by all means let me know and I will change them. I made a dozen tweaks based on Allspark staff feedback and a few more after it went live. I'd like to solidify the color palette for a longterm (optional) theme at some point.

If you have a problem with "garish-ness"--well, I won't apologize for that. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 01:02 PM

QUOTE(Sailor Unicron @ May 31 2011, 11:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I like it. Will we have the option of using it after BotCon?

This!

I like it, it's whimsical and fun, like TF's should be.



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Posted 31 May 2011 - 02:26 PM

GGAAAAHHHHHHH!!!! MY EYES!!!!! ITS FUZZY WORLD ALL OVER AGAIN!!!!! Seriously,it kinda cool,something different to look at like when the old-school 1980's digital skin is available,good job Daytonus.

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 02:36 PM

QUOTE(Daytonus @ May 31 2011, 12:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I created the skin. There's a thread in TFD about it.

The theme is still up for tweaks. I've been using it permanently for the past few days so I can tweak problems as they come along. If there are readability concerns, by all means let me know and I will change them. I made a dozen tweaks based on Allspark staff feedback and a few more after it went live. I'd like to solidify the color palette for a longterm (optional) theme at some point.

If you have a problem with "garish-ness"--well, I won't apologize for that. icon-fire.gif

Also, I do plan on making a pony theme at some point. Also optional, but only because the rest of the staff is stopping me. icon-arcee.gif

My biggest issue with it is that the values are almost all the same. If you take a screenshot and desaturate it in photoshop then it all blends in together.

I would darken the background to push it further into the back. This will save some eyestrain from trying to focus on all of it at once.
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Posted 31 May 2011 - 02:55 PM

QUOTE(skankerzero @ May 31 2011, 03:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Daytonus @ May 31 2011, 12:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I created the skin. There's a thread in TFD about it.

The theme is still up for tweaks. I've been using it permanently for the past few days so I can tweak problems as they come along. If there are readability concerns, by all means let me know and I will change them. I made a dozen tweaks based on Allspark staff feedback and a few more after it went live. I'd like to solidify the color palette for a longterm (optional) theme at some point.

If you have a problem with "garish-ness"--well, I won't apologize for that. icon-fire.gif

Also, I do plan on making a pony theme at some point. Also optional, but only because the rest of the staff is stopping me. icon-arcee.gif

My biggest issue with it is that the values are almost all the same. If you take a screenshot and desaturate it in photoshop then it all blends in together.

I would darken the background to push it further into the back. This will save some eyestrain from trying to focus on all of it at once.


You're referring to the main background color?

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 02:59 PM

I find it easier to read with these colors, nothing wrong with it at all.
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