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@  Bass X0 : (23 May 2017 - 03:22 AM)

DRAGON HALF!

@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2017 - 09:00 PM)

Xellos...? *looks at avatar pic* speaking of old anime... DRAGON SLAVE!!!

@  Xellos : (22 May 2017 - 08:56 PM)

Yeah, Tylor is awesome. One of the few series (Tylor and Escaflowne) I watched multiple times subtitled. On VHS even. Own two sets of each on DVD (or BD in 2nd Escaflowne's case). Original Tylor DVD and the remastered DVD, and both sets of dubs for Escaflowne (not counting the aborted Saturday morning edit, though I did tape that as it aired).

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 May 2017 - 08:28 PM)

Man, I'm so sad I missed so much of the mid-90s anime. The Irresponsible Captain Tylor is SO MUCH FUN!

@  Paladin : (22 May 2017 - 11:43 AM)

where's GALVATRON in MP form dammit?! he didn't even get in for the anniversary year...

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 May 2017 - 11:35 AM)

I'm still waiting on the rest of the Dinobots.

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 11:24 AM)

The Decepticon MP cassettes are probably my favorite MP figures so far. Fantastic little dudes.

@  Bass X0 : (22 May 2017 - 11:23 AM)

I want a Masterpiece Blaster if only because I'm fond of the Masterpiece cassettes and want Takara to make more. They should also do Slugfest and Overkill since they were in the cartoon too, even if it was only very briefly.

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 11:21 AM)

I just want the Chip figure. The only Autobot cars I have or want are G2 Sideswipe and Hot Rod.

@  Paladin : (22 May 2017 - 11:14 AM)

another Autobot car. "yaaaaaay."

@  Benbot : (22 May 2017 - 11:02 AM)

I haven't been this excited about a new MP since the Datsuns! He looks amazing

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 11:01 AM)

I love the little human figures with the MP line. Is it just young Spike, Future Spike, and Daniel so far?

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 11:00 AM)

And it comes with Chip Chase! I will order just for that! Holy crap!

@  Bass X0 : (22 May 2017 - 10:55 AM)

Whoo! Masterpiece Sunstreaker!

@  Anonymous X : (22 May 2017 - 10:40 AM)

Less said about the Sinclair Microdrive, the better...

@  Anonymous X : (22 May 2017 - 10:23 AM)

I had two ZX Spectrum games on cartridge. Played 'em loads as it beat having to wait ten minutes for unreliable tape loading...

@  Rycochet : (22 May 2017 - 09:25 AM)

Super Bootspork!

@  Bass X0 : (22 May 2017 - 08:45 AM)

I remember doing the same for my ZX Spectrum.

@  DeltaSeeker : (22 May 2017 - 08:40 AM)

I remember loading games on my Vic20 from an audio tape.

@  Paladin : (22 May 2017 - 08:37 AM)

anyone remember "Chex Quest?"

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 07:13 AM)

I never played those. I had, like, two-color bootleg files of Donkey Kong and stuff like that with 50 games on a disk.

@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2017 - 07:11 AM)

not pure text games, but you still had to use text input to do stuff. "PICK UP flask", etc

@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2017 - 07:05 AM)

I think those were the old King's Quest/Space Quest ones

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 07:02 AM)

I remember floppy disk games! Never gamed enough to own one that was more than a disk, though.

@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2017 - 07:01 AM)

I remember booting things from DOS, and games that were like 10 floppy disks big.

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 06:57 AM)

*dies*

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 06:57 AM)

Oh man, the days of Realplayer and AIM and man, I can't believe how long ago that was.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 May 2017 - 01:00 AM)

ugh, RealMedia was pretty awful. RealPlayer was so bloated and buggy, I tried to avoid it

@  siccoyote : (22 May 2017 - 12:17 AM)

I remember downloading Realmedia episodes of Beast Wars Season 3, days after they were shown in Americ, but the quality was terrible and the guy who did it wasted half of a stereo audio track because he recorded it in mono. Took many hours to download

@  TM2-Megatron : (21 May 2017 - 09:55 PM)

Yeah, I remember those days. I had a bunch of Quicktime clips from Beasties/Beast Wars and Reboot, most of which I had to leave the computer on overnight to get, lol

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 May 2017 - 09:49 PM)

I remember when it took 3 hours to download a 240p, 2.5 minute movie trailer

@  MEDdMI : (21 May 2017 - 09:02 PM)

and there weren't any rocks yet, they were all space dust

@  MEDdMI : (21 May 2017 - 09:02 PM)

I remember when there was no internet

@  Telly : (21 May 2017 - 08:55 PM)

dont remember what it was called, but i had an internet answering machine software back in the day. turn it on when i was online and i wouldnt miss a call. would leave it off if i didnt want to be bothered though lol

@  Noideaforaname : (21 May 2017 - 08:46 PM)

Remember when it was either the phone OR internet? Remember when photos had to be developed? And if someone decided to take pictures of their eye you couldn't tell until you got the film back?

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 May 2017 - 06:02 PM)

You're making us old farts feel old!

@  Foffy : (21 May 2017 - 05:20 PM)

Not me! I couldn't have known that in 1991! I wasn't even born yet!

@  Bass X0 : (21 May 2017 - 01:03 PM)

You only just realised? Everybody else has known that since 1991.

@  unluckiness : (21 May 2017 - 10:34 AM)

Holy jeez, Guile's theme does go with anything.

@  Nevermore : (20 May 2017 - 04:34 AM)

The "humans as processors" bit was also used in season 2 of Dollhouse.

@  Pennpenn : (20 May 2017 - 04:27 AM)

I just remembered, I wonder if the scene in Thor 2 with the kids showing the abandoned building with glitchy reality was inspired by the Animatrix short that had the same concept (but could handle it more interestingly)

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 May 2017 - 03:59 AM)

That is nonsense. Also, some men in black suits and sunglasses will be arriving at your doorstep shortly. Please cooperate and it will go much easier for you.

@  Whirl Maximus : (20 May 2017 - 03:42 AM)

It's not bull, the elite are using the 90% through wifi for their Androcide agenda. Learn the undisprovable truth.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 May 2017 - 03:26 AM)

I think there was an early draft where the machines were using humans as processors with the whole "only use 10% of their brains" bull.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (19 May 2017 - 11:35 PM)

Wasn't there an early draft where they weren't using humans for that?

@  Pennpenn : (19 May 2017 - 10:26 PM)

Yeah, makes the Matrix seem more like a nature reserve than a source of power, and I get the feeling the whole "humans as a source of power" was done pretty much to justify the machines keeping humans around at all without making the machines seem sympathetic.

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2017 - 10:23 PM)

But after watching The Second Renaissance, I honestly wouldn't be surprised if the machines still felt some lingering moral imperative to allow the human survivors of the war some kind of life rather than committing genocide. They did everything in their power to avoid the war in the first place

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2017 - 10:21 PM)

It seems like reverting to solar power would be infinitely preferable to having to maintain The Matrix and everyone hooked into it, and all the associated hardware

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2017 - 10:18 PM)

Although I think I remember hearing somewhere that the "clouds" darkening the sky are actually swarms of constantly-muliplying nanomachines? No idea if that's canon or not, but if it is it seems like that'd be something the machines themselves could figure out how to undo if they really wanted to

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2017 - 10:16 PM)

I dunno, for all their technical achievements those humans seemed just as shortsighted as in the present. And they were desperate by the time that was done, so it wouldn't surprise me if they just thought "ah, we'll figure out how to undo it later"


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Does anybody actually wear a full set of pajamas?


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#21 The Doctor Who

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 04:38 PM

I tried wearing shorts to bed, but I kept winding up without them by the time I woke up.

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 05:26 PM

No.

On occasions where there will be interactions with friends or family or near strangers, I will usually wear sweatpants or yoga pants with sports bra or a thick, oversized t-shirt.

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 05:27 PM

Lounging around the house before bed, I wear pajama pants in the summer and sweat pants in the winter with a t-shirt.

When I got to bed, though, I just wear my boxers (unless I'm sharing a hotel room or something, then I wear a shirt).

I haven't worn the full-on pajama ensemble to bed since I was a little kid.

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 06:20 PM

It varies:

Hot Summer night: shorts or briefs (wherever I am in my laundry cycle). Blanket optional.

Cooler Summer night: long pyjama pants. Blanket may get thrown off during the night.

Autumn/Spring/mild Winter: long pyjama pants and T-shirt

Freaking cold Winter night with roaring gale-force winds: long PJ pants and long-sleeved pullover top. Blanket pulled over head (for warmth, not protection icon-arcee.gif ).

(I should mention that I currently live on the 28th floor of an apartment building. When it gets cold up here, it gets cold.)

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 06:28 PM

95% of the time I wear knit shorts of some kind, and an old t-shirt to sleep in. Occasionally wear pajama pants or sweat pants instead in the winter. That's what I sit around the house in too, if I'm home I don't really wear jeans or shorts unless company is over. icon-waspy.gif
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Posted 21 February 2012 - 06:35 PM

normally just have boxers on

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 07:02 PM

Sweat pants in the winter and shorts in the summer. I usually leave on whatever shirt I've been wearing during the day, unless it's really been through the ringer.

My girlfriend, on the other hand, does have the full pajama sets so people definitely do wear them.

#28 Adam G

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 07:40 PM

Not since I was a child. I only wear boxers to bed because now that I have kittens I don't want them swatting at my dick as they are prone to attacking any protruding object.

I generally lose the pants as soon as I get home. I'm pantless right now...

#29 Frost181

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 07:52 PM

no, because I don't star in mattress commercials.



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Posted 21 February 2012 - 08:24 PM

Pajama pants with a t-shirt in the fall/winter and boxers in spring/summer.

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 08:29 PM

Pretty much just the tighty blue-ies/greenies/whiteys for me. If its a super, *super* cold night I'll wear a shirt but I get insanely hot during the night so it rarely stays on if I do go to bed wearing one.

Summer I wake up nekkid half the time despite wearing briefs to bed.

But I almost always have a sheet over me when I sleep. Gotta have that sheet.....

I live in sweat pants though the moment I get home from work. Or basketball shorts if it's summer.

So to answe the original question: no. No pjs for this guy.
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Posted 21 February 2012 - 08:36 PM

QUOTE(HeyMickey @ Feb 21 2012, 02:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Old people die in them with some regularity. Make of that what you will.


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Posted 21 February 2012 - 08:54 PM

I have a couple full pajama outfits, and even one silly, old-fashioned nightcap that I think was mostly a joke gift (though it's warm and comfy), but I usually just wear pajama pants with a white t-shirt. I probably sleep in my clothes more often than I do a full pajama set.

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 09:05 PM

it's Canada I sleep naked to build up my immune system and cold tolerances.


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#35 Pennpenn

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 09:33 PM

I usually start with full pajama sets, but by morning I've generally ditched the shirt part. Can't sleep without pants.

#36 wonko the sane?

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 09:48 PM

QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Feb 21 2012, 10:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
it's Canada I sleep naked to build up my immune system and cold tolerances.

Uh... excessive exposure to cold weakens the immune system, and makes you weaker in general, what with the body needing to work harder and tap more resources to reach the normal levels.

#37 ExVee

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 09:53 PM

But if one's default is to become like unto a furnace during sleep, it's fine, right?

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 09:55 PM

QUOTE(ExVee @ Feb 21 2012, 10:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
But if one's default is to become like unto a furnace during sleep, it's fine, right?

I dunno. I would suppose. Never actually heard of people becoming excessively hot while sleeping outside of menopause or illness.

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 10:38 PM

Nada.

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 10:51 PM

I run hot in general... warm to the touch to about minus twenty.

I have a fan on me right now because its hot in my house .. gotta keep it at 15C so the pipes under my floorboards don't freeze, other wise I'd be in here in shorts at 10C


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