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@  Echowarrior : (26 May 2017 - 09:16 PM)

Thor was a great guy. Same as most of the Asgard. Loki was a jerk, though.

@  wonko the sane? : (26 May 2017 - 07:21 PM)

I think thor was just too smart to NOT call us stupid next to him.

@  Pennpenn : (26 May 2017 - 07:18 PM)

Six of one, half a dozen of the other?

@  wonko the sane? : (26 May 2017 - 07:17 PM)

I always interpreted that scene to mean that asgardians weren't capable of breaking down problems in the same way as humans.

@  Pennpenn : (26 May 2017 - 06:58 AM)

I mean, SG1 was a good show on balance. One of my favourite things was Thor admitting he found humans good to keep around because they so often came up with stupid ideas that nevertheless worked out.

@  Whirl Maximus : (26 May 2017 - 05:59 AM)

Those episodes were 1969 and 2010.

@  Whirl Maximus : (26 May 2017 - 05:59 AM)

Stargate sg1 was loosely based on the movie, it thrived on continuity it was impressive how old situations and solutions would come back in unexpected ways. Continuum had it's villain use the characters own solution in two previous episodes against them.

@  Pennpenn : (26 May 2017 - 05:39 AM)

And yeah, name is based on a part of my surname. Can't remember why I picked it. Lost to memories of the primordial early 2000s.

@  Pennpenn : (26 May 2017 - 05:37 AM)

Like how Abydos in the movie is in another galaxy on the far side of the universe, but Abydos in SG1 is the closest world to Earth (and that was the only reason the gate could still get there) and even getting to other galaxies was impossible with the normal gates.

@  Pennpenn : (26 May 2017 - 05:35 AM)

I was very tired when I said that, but what I meant was a lot of stuff that is in the original Stargate movie is contradicted a lot in Stargate SG1.

@  unluckiness : (26 May 2017 - 05:29 AM)

OBJECTION

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (26 May 2017 - 12:48 AM)

I remember a fanfic that had Swindle as Lawyer.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (25 May 2017 - 10:08 PM)

No, I am referring to before Beast Wars: Uprising. I swear Swindle was a lawyer in a story before "A Brush With Infamy".

@  Telly : (25 May 2017 - 09:47 PM)

i cant get the link to work for the life of me. just go to the wiki and type "a brush with infamy" in the search box and itll come up

@  Telly : (25 May 2017 - 09:40 PM)

grr. check the post above this one. stupid non working link and i cant delete shouts...

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (25 May 2017 - 09:25 PM)

I swear I've read the story but now I forget which one it is.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (25 May 2017 - 09:25 PM)

When has G1 Swindle been a lawyer before?

@  Rycochet : (25 May 2017 - 07:20 PM)

All I know about PennPenn is he's so good they named him twice.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (25 May 2017 - 07:02 PM)

Nope.. Pennpenn is actually a Prinny dood!

@  Foffy : (25 May 2017 - 06:47 PM)

I wonder if Pennpenn is related to Sean Penn.

@  Kalidor : (25 May 2017 - 04:31 PM)

PennPenn - What are you talking about?

@  wonko the sane? : (25 May 2017 - 02:13 PM)

It's the only way for wisconsin to build it's population.

@  Bass X0 : (25 May 2017 - 02:04 PM)

Wisconsin law: Whenever two trains meet at an intersection of said tracks, neither shall proceed until the other has.

@  Nevermore : (25 May 2017 - 11:58 AM)

Prequel creep?

@  Pennpenn : (25 May 2017 - 09:47 AM)

The prequel-creep from the original Stargate movie to SG1 is kinda funny.

@  Paladin : (25 May 2017 - 08:12 AM)

clickbaid browser hijacker explains everything?

@  Nevermore : (25 May 2017 - 07:29 AM)

Wow, this explains a lot! http://www.transfo

@  Robowang : (25 May 2017 - 06:50 AM)

There have been links to articles once or twice that I actually wanted to read but were cut off.

@  Robowang : (25 May 2017 - 06:49 AM)

True.

@  unluckiness : (25 May 2017 - 06:45 AM)

eh not missing much

@  Robowang : (25 May 2017 - 06:40 AM)

Stupid Twitter.

@  Robowang : (25 May 2017 - 06:40 AM)

That explains why they are cut off all the time.

@  Robowang : (25 May 2017 - 06:40 AM)

Yuck.

@  Foffy : (24 May 2017 - 11:05 PM)

I mean, a large portion of the status updates are snippets of peoples' twitter accounts...

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 May 2017 - 09:34 PM)

I thought that was the status updates?

@  ▲ndrusi : (24 May 2017 - 09:18 PM)

Wait, I thought Twitter was the P&R shoutbox.

@  Noideaforaname : (24 May 2017 - 06:11 PM)

Nerd talk is infinitely better than P&R talk...

@  Bass X0 : (24 May 2017 - 04:30 PM)

Warning: Chatbox subject to spontaneous outbursts of nerd talk

@  Bass X0 : (24 May 2017 - 03:50 PM)

Most people should rap their age as a math problem.

@  Foffy : (24 May 2017 - 03:24 PM)

More people should state their age as math problems. I'm nine squared minus sixty-three.

@  Benbot : (24 May 2017 - 03:16 PM)

That's a complicated way of saying you're 20

@  Whirl Maximus : (24 May 2017 - 03:08 PM)

Simpsons movie is ten years old. I'm ten years older.

@  The Doctor Who : (24 May 2017 - 02:48 PM)

Or Facebook

@  Paladin : (24 May 2017 - 02:07 PM)

it's called Tumblr.

@  lastmaximal : (24 May 2017 - 02:04 PM)

Is there a p&r shoutbox?

@  Bass X0 : (24 May 2017 - 02:02 PM)

Quote from Facebook (not from me): "Religion is like having a penis. It's all very well and good to be proud of it. Just don't shove it in my face UNLESS I ASK YOU TO!"

@  Rycochet : (24 May 2017 - 11:21 AM)

In an mmmbop they're gone! In an mmm bop they're not there!

@  unluckiness : (24 May 2017 - 08:13 AM)

can't touch this

@  Robowang : (24 May 2017 - 08:09 AM)

It's Skyline time.

@  MEDdMI : (24 May 2017 - 06:28 AM)

It's that time of the month.


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#1 Pennpenn

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 12:01 AM

... there are people in the world who wholehearted believe that the "AD" used to indicate a date means "After (Christ's) Death". Idiots.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 05:44 AM

you mean BC doesn't mean Before Christ? ...

oh that does it! How many more things I was taught at Sunday school were lies?

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 07:26 AM

QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Nov 22 2011, 05:44 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
you mean BC doesn't mean Before Christ? ...

oh that does it! Home many more things I was taught at Sunday school were lies?


Potential sarcasm aside, BC does mean "Before Christ('s birth)". AD stands for "Anno Domini", which is derived from medieval latin and means "In the year of the Lord" (sometimes said as "Year of our Lord", but I'm not a Christian so sod that noise).

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 10:59 AM

The main reason this is important is that Jesus wasn't instantaneous, so if AD meant after his death, then there would be a gap of a few decades between 1 BC and 1 AD.

In unrelated news, Pepsi Throwback does not contain citric acid for some reason.

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Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
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#5 Esser-Z

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 11:22 AM

Jesus has a casting time of one round and a duration of instantaneous.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 01:21 PM

QUOTE(▲ndrusi @ Nov 22 2011, 10:59 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The main reason this is important is that Jesus wasn't instantaneous, so if AD meant after his death, then there would be a gap of a few decades between 1 BC and 1 AD.

Unless it's counted as his biblical rebirth/return from the dead/zombification. Then there's a few days of overlap.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 02:19 PM

And, of course, he was actually born before the end of BC...

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 03:51 PM

All of Santa's reindeer are female; male reindeer lose their antlers in the winter.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 04:05 PM

it goes BC, LC, AD

LC isn't used much because its a non-confirmed 3 or so Decades that most likely didn't even happen.

true fact, Quantum Physics states that there are no true facts... only observed possible likelihoods.
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Posted 22 November 2011 - 06:03 PM

According to James Joyce, (Paraphrasing) "It took 17 years to write Finnegan's Wake, it should take 17 years to read."

I'm on year 8 and counting.
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#11 Ms Virion

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 06:34 PM

QUOTE(Devcon @ Nov 22 2011, 06:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
According to James Joyce, (Paraphrasing) "It took 17 years to write Finnegan's Wake, it should take 17 years to read."

I'm on year 8 and counting.


I was wondering how that was coming.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 07:53 PM

jesus, how long is the movie?
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Posted 22 November 2011 - 08:21 PM

QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Nov 22 2011, 07:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
jesus, how long is the movie?


It's a book.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 08:42 PM

Because he reads movies, you see.
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#15 Ms Virion

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 08:49 PM

QUOTE(Devcon @ Nov 22 2011, 08:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Because he reads movies, you see.


That's probably why it's taken 8 years.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 10:20 PM

in case law the v in R v Smith or John v Smith is pronounced 'and'
any time a lawyer or judge pronounces it as 'verse' he/she gets mocked by their peers behind his/her back for looking like a giant tool

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 11:18 PM

While the submarine is vastly superior to the boat in every way, over 97 percent of people still use boats for aquatic transportation.

Transformers is a brand that really has something for everyone. We are a darn lucky fandom.


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Posted 23 November 2011 - 12:34 AM

... >_>

it was mentioned that the book should take 17 years to read... and that it has taken 8 so far for Devcon.... thus I asked,

"how long is the movie?" as a joke.



been a few months since I dragged this out...

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 09:56 AM

It's always piss on destron day!

There's your irrelevant fact!

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 10:24 AM

QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Nov 22 2011, 04:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
it goes BC, LC, AD


No.