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@  TheMightyMol... : (14 December 2019 - 04:04 PM)

Well, did you get water?

@  wonko the sane? : (14 December 2019 - 01:56 PM)

Went to the bathroom, shaved, baked a cake... wait, I only got up to get some water...

@  unluckiness : (14 December 2019 - 09:01 AM)

That's a common misconception. You see compared to the first run, it's a new mold.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (14 December 2019 - 03:27 AM)

Wouldn't that just add packaging authenticity? :D

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 December 2019 - 01:44 AM)

I read a anecdote of someone recently receiving a Glacialord with mold because apparently online stores' warehouses have been sitting on Fansproject products like that for years.

@  Rycochet : (13 December 2019 - 11:56 AM)

Unlike many of his peers, Morton diesn't seem to have gone out of his way to try and take every drug going so he's aged remarkably well.

@  Donocropolis : (13 December 2019 - 11:39 AM)

Doesn't seem to have been a market for it, which is too bad, because it perfectly does what it sets out to do.

@  Donocropolis : (13 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

Just opened it and suddenly I'm 9 years old again.

@  Donocropolis : (13 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

Bought myself Fansproject Glacialord for my birthday during their Black Friday sale.

@  Nevermore : (12 December 2019 - 07:45 PM)

Morten Harket of A-ha might have aged 35 years on the outside, but his voice is still pretty much the same as it was in 1984. That's some great training and exercise for you.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 December 2019 - 06:59 PM)

Depends entirely on how badly you cooked them. What?

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 December 2019 - 05:33 PM)

Can it raise the dead?

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:33 PM)

Cheddar can do just about anything.

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:32 PM)

Cream cheese has to be on a bagel or crackers.

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:31 PM)

(for example: I like Swiss cheese on sandwiches, but find it merely tolerable by itself)

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:30 PM)

I mean are you eating it by itself? With crackers? On a sandwich?

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 December 2019 - 04:48 PM)

I would ask, but I'd rather not know.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (12 December 2019 - 03:38 PM)

With my mouth, usually.

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 08:48 AM)

Depends on how you're eating it.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (12 December 2019 - 01:40 AM)

Havarti, without a doubt.

@  Greebtron : (12 December 2019 - 01:28 AM)

Not Don, thanks. I'd like a writer who actually cares enough to do the job properly

@  Benbot : (11 December 2019 - 09:34 PM)

What's your favorite cheese? I'm not sure, but it's hard to beat muenster.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 05:10 PM)

Man I wish IDW could do a season 2.5 with a few writers like Michael Charles Hill or Donald F Glut or Paul Davids involved.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 December 2019 - 04:33 PM)

They were looking for Skids, but the animators forgot he existed again.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 02:58 PM)

He regrouped with Omega Supreme, the Dinobots, Skyfire and the Protectobots.

@  Benbot : (11 December 2019 - 08:20 AM)

Did he get infected with the rest of the Autobots or did he smartly remain off-planet?

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 December 2019 - 05:38 AM)

He really just went to the beach for a couple of days, then called it in. Who's gonna follow up on it?

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 05:05 AM)

Anyone really believe Cosmos searched far enough for more ingredient for Corrostop?

@  Nevermore : (11 December 2019 - 03:48 AM)

Oh, we are pretty good at "forgetting" about that. Insisting on sending people home on their overtime, THEN suddenly rushing to do the "backlog" stuff when it's really overdue.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 December 2019 - 05:43 PM)

I've yet to find an organization which didn't have a backlog of "stuff" that needs to be done, but isn't important enough to put on the schedule proper.

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 December 2019 - 05:01 PM)

I'm sure most good/bad (depending on your POV) bosses would be able to find something for the worker to do, in most cases, even if it's spending 8 hours pretending to push a broom around

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 December 2019 - 04:39 PM)

Still better than American jobs. x.x;

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 December 2019 - 11:10 AM)

I'm pretty sure you've already mentioned this before. Especially that last one.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:05 AM)

That can be fun if you're strong-willed enough. "Hey, you want to go home? Overtime reduction, there's nothing to do..." - "Nah, not today. I want to work."

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:04 AM)

This applies to the field of work as well. Meaning, your boss orders you to show up for a full shift, you show up on time and are absolutely willing to work, and then your boss realizes he has no work for you, your boss has to pay you for a full shift even if you don't work at all.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:03 AM)

Fun fact: German law has a concept named "default in acceptance", which postulates that if there is a "service for payment" contract, the party that should provide the service correctly offers their due service, and the party that should pay fails to accept the service within due time, the second party still has to pay the first party even if there was no service delivered.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 10:54 PM)

If it's seasonal affective disorder, check with your doc about vitamin D supplements.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 December 2019 - 12:46 PM)

That's what I was thinking too, It's the christmas rush and if that's not stressful enough the cold weather can also impact mental health.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 12:41 PM)

Might be a stupid question given the comment, BUT: have you done anything outside the ordinary lately? Might just be a stress reaction.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 December 2019 - 12:29 PM)

I've experienced sleep paralysis with ghostly images and similar things in the past and can snap out of it through moving my fingers. I've definitely hallucinated before and members of both sides of the family have had similar experience, some suffered forms of mental instability in two cases schizophrenia.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 10:47 AM)

So... either a hallucination or night terrors. Are you prone to this kind of thing?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 11:55 PM)

It kept repeating until I sat up.

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 11:54 PM)

I've been up since three and when sheepish I was hallucinating something knocking twice against my bedroom door.

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 December 2019 - 06:58 PM)

Then repaint Apeface and Snapdragon as Transmetal Optimus Primal and Megatron. It's crazy enough to work.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (07 December 2019 - 05:32 PM)

Moral imperative.

@  Nevermore : (07 December 2019 - 05:13 PM)

Wishful thinking, rumor or leak?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 04:48 PM)

Snapdragon for Earthrise.

@  TM2-Megatron : (04 December 2019 - 10:22 PM)

Still not the weirdest thing a Nic Cage character has done in a film

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 04:00 PM)

Couldn't be worse than him pissing fire as Ghost Rider.

@  Rycochet : (04 December 2019 - 03:38 PM)

The Tim Burton Superman Movie is the DC movie we deserve. It would have Nic Cage in a technosuit punching polarbears.


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The Kaiju Thread - From Godzilla to the Pacific Rim

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#1841 Fishbug

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Posted 05 July 2019 - 07:21 PM

I think it's less the studio and more the budget.

 
I mean, that's certainly what I assumed.
 
I never got the impression that the animators of Prime were like, "Should we put some more background people and buildings in this scene?" "What? No, yuck."


Didn't TFP have a higher per-episode budget than The Close Wars?
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Posted 05 July 2019 - 07:54 PM

I'm not terribly knowledgeable, but my understanding is Clone Wars was funded completely by Lucasfilm and those numbers aren't public.


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Posted 05 July 2019 - 09:05 PM

Can they Unfridge Mako for this?


This. A million times over.

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Posted 12 July 2019 - 07:08 AM

EVERY Ultraman series is coming to the US!

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Im going to need bigger shelves...

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Posted 12 July 2019 - 08:45 AM

Coupling this with Bluefin's recent survey about Kamen Rider, I'm actually kinda excited for Wester Toku.


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Posted 17 July 2019 - 05:14 PM

I finally got to see it.

I was the biggest skeptic. I made no secret of my skepticism. They tried to do what Toho took ten years to do with just their second movie, after they did barely anything with their first movie. They bit off a lot to chew here.

Anyway I am not vindicated. Not even a little bit.

OMG

OMG

OMG

OMG

OMG

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Posted 18 July 2019 - 03:20 PM

Glad you loved it!

So Comicon...

Two bits so far. Next NECA Godzilla is 1964!
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Second, the official title of the Shin Godzilla/Anime Movies era is apparently the Reiwa era.

Also, we may get an announcement from Criterion later... *crosses fingers*

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Posted 18 July 2019 - 09:44 PM

...But all those movies came out before the Reiwa era started?

 

Then again, I guess Return of Godzilla DID come out in 1984...when the Heisei era didn't actually start until 1989.  I guess Toho has a history of backdating things like this.



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Posted 18 July 2019 - 11:41 PM

That movie though.

 

OMG

 

I've had a headache since I saw it and it was worth it. Dehydration today probably had something to do with it but still.

 

Did James Cameron have something to do with this sequel? I'm having a hard time thinking of another example in recent memory of a sequel trying to be as absolutely BIGGER AND DUMBER AND SPLOSIONIER as physically and financially possible but not suffering for it. It is not an inferior movie to the 2014 movie by any means. I dunno, I guess a decade of Transformers sequels did not prepare me for how good this was.

 

OMG

 

Ghidorah's left head. :love

 

OMG

 

All the Hanna Barbara references. Did you see all the Hanna Barbara references? This like the origin story that series needed but never got. I must not be the only person on Earth who loves that series for this movie to get made the way it did.


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Posted 19 July 2019 - 11:34 AM

Hannah Barbara references?

EXPLAIN YOURSELF MORTAL

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#1851 Fnu Aw

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Posted 19 July 2019 - 09:10 PM

The ORCA is blatantly the Godzilla signal. They've finally explained what it is and how it's supposed to work.
 
Godzilla rises out of the water next to the submarine, apparently standing on an elevator. It makes no sense. It's either a goof or a Hanna Barbara reference. That Godzilla always rose out of the water like he was standing on an elevator.
 
I'm pretty sure I remember a reference to this shot from episode 1.
 
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This Godzilla doesn't stomp on things...


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#1852 Master Fwiffo

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Posted 19 July 2019 - 09:16 PM

I hate to tell you this, but Godzilla rising out of the water like hes standing on an elevator is basically modus operandi for Godzilla.

Ill take the Orca one though!

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Posted 20 July 2019 - 02:16 PM

As will I.

 

Ironbite-The elevator standing has always been a Godzilla staple though.


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Posted 20 July 2019 - 10:29 PM

I think that those are all a stretch, Fnu Aw.

 

The Orca is never used to summon Godzilla, and it doesn't really summon monsters on it's own.  And even with Ghidorah, he's just showing up because he wants to kill the person using it.  Besides, a Godzilla lure was used in the movies, so it isn't unique to the cartoon.

 

Godzilla somehow walking in water that should be far too deep is pretty common.

 

The volcano seen wasn't particularly unique, and Rodan has been associated with volcanoes since his first film.


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Posted 20 July 2019 - 11:47 PM

Godzilla rising out of the water like hes standing on an elevator is basically modus operandi for Godzilla.

 

I'm scratching my head trying to think of anything remotely this extreme in any previous films. Titanosaurus immediately comes to mind, but I can't remember Godzilla himself ever pulling this water elevator act. This was way the heck out in the ocean, and the water was down to his knees.


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Posted 21 July 2019 - 02:11 PM

Godzilla rising out of the water like hes standing on an elevator is basically modus operandi for Godzilla.

 
I'm scratching my head trying to think of anything remotely this extreme in any previous films. Titanosaurus immediately comes to mind, but I can't remember Godzilla himself ever pulling this water elevator act. This was way the heck out in the ocean, and the water was down to his knees.

He does it multiple times in the Hesse series, Kong does it Kong vs Godzilla, and Im sure theres more.

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Posted 21 July 2019 - 03:04 PM

I think Fnu's reasoning here is inherently flawed. Being just a "more extreme" take on something that happened elsewhere means they could've decided on it without specifically thinking of the HB one.

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Posted 22 July 2019 - 01:14 AM

For what it's worth, the director is definitely aware of the series and could have been thinking of it.

 

 

"I've been a fan of Godzilla since I was old enough to walk. I grew up watching the Hanna Barbera cartoon...but every Saturday morning, from the ages of like two to seven, it was the Hanna Barbera cartoon and Super Friends, I think ABC had them back to back, and then my local TV station had old black and white Universal monsters followed by a Godzilla movie," Dougherty shared. "So, I was sort of subjected to it for years. And I fell in love with the character."

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" Yeah, I mean I feel like, in a lot of ways, I was raised by Godzilla. Every Saturday morning for years consisted of waking up, pouring a big bowl of cereal, watching sort of a combo platter of the Hanna-Barbera Godzilla cartoon, which was followed by Super Friends strangely. So right off the bat you're being presented with a portrayal of Godzilla as a hero, you know, and then that was followed by an afternoon Godzilla movie on the same channel.

 

[...] That's when the love affair started, and it just grew from there. But I used to sit and watch the old movies and the cartoon with my Godzilla shogun warrior, and every now and then I would have that sort of wish of what it would be like to make a Godzilla movie."

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Posted 23 July 2019 - 01:43 PM

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The last of Necas releases (at least for me) is The Bird, The Legend, ROOOOOOODAAAAAAAANNNNNNN!


Hes ok.

Hes got some things going for him. His paint scheme is great.

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That orange trim is dynamic and looks great. Added to it is this amazing base stand.

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This thing looks fantastic - super good paint and awesome details over the great explosion - its just super win!

He also comes with two heads:
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Basically mouth open or closed. So all that is great.

But on the other hand, hes super brittle - his plastic just feels bad - thin and Im scared (reportedly wings have broken on others but mines ok). In addition, his wings have very limited movement - they can flap down a bit but not up at all, which keeps him from getting into cool poses. Finally, I wish the actual cradle for his stand allowed him a bit more diverse range - he basically has flying straight - if they made it so he could tilt up or down he would have been much more awesome.

So overall a mixed bag, but Im still happy to have him.

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Posted 25 July 2019 - 03:24 PM

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Hello beautiful.

However, its not all good news. Many of the films lack their english versions or even an English dub at all. Fortunately the two hardest to find films - Son of Godzilla and Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla do have their dubs. Others, notably Godzilla Raids Again and Mothra vs Godzilla, are missing the dub entirely.

Still Im pretty sure I wont pass this up.

I imagine a Hesie set is on the horizon.

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