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@  Xellos : (14 November 2019 - 06:47 PM)

What type of vehicle does Boba Fett use for time travel? A Man-DeLorean.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 03:55 PM)

Admittedly, it's been a long time since I've been to a walk-in clinic, as I tend not to get sick (and the one time I do every 4-5 years, I prefer just riding it out at home), but the last time I went I'm pretty sure you could just show up, no appointment. It may be different in Quebec,though

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:36 PM)

One thing to note about health insurance in Germany is that we have a two-class system: mandatory health insurance is basically the economy class, while private health insurance is the business class.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:32 PM)

My local doctor is actually a shared office with several doctors where you will get randomly assigned to one of the doctors available that day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:30 PM)

Also, employers are required by law to cover part of their employees' health insurance fees, so I only have to pay my part.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:28 PM)

Basic examinations and sick notes (known as "work-inability certificates" in Germany) for the employer are covered by our health insurances by default.

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 November 2019 - 12:02 PM)

Around here, we can go to a walk-in clinic whenever, but might have to wait in the queue until there's a doctor available, which can take hours on a busy day. And then hope our insurance will cover anything.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 November 2019 - 07:38 AM)

There actually are a good number of clinics around here: but the walk ins require an appointment (what?) and are only done once a week. IF you can get an appointment, you see a doctor usually within 40 minutes, but good luck getting the appointment.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

Depending on the day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

We have family doctors (called "house doctors") with regular office hours where you may need an hour or two of waiting time.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 12:50 AM)

Two weeks? That seems a little long; are there not a lot of walk-in clinics around you?

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 07:01 PM)

Does germany make it quick and easy to see a doctor too? Cause an emergency doctor visit can take two weeks out here, and an emergency ROOM visit can take 18-24 hours.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:43 PM)

(Good thing is, under German law, if you call in sick during your vacation and see a doctor immediately, you get to keep your vacation days.)

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:42 PM)

Too bad. My plans wee to do two more overtime hours before having my last day of vacation for the year on Friday. Oh well.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:41 PM)

So I'm currently on medical leave for a particularly stupid reason: Burned my back with a hot-water bag while sleeping last night. Though the doctor said I'm hardly the first person to have this happen to them.

@  Patch : (13 November 2019 - 06:11 PM)

Just a particularly odious example of the 90s era of depicting transgender women as either the subject of crude humor, or "Jerry Springer" material.

@  Ashley : (13 November 2019 - 04:55 PM)

I think Ace Ventura legit contributed to me spending years in self denial. I will never be ok with Jim Carrey.

@  Benbot : (13 November 2019 - 01:22 PM)

I thought he since changed his tune.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 November 2019 - 12:51 PM)

Jim Carry Paladin?

@  Maximus Ambus : (13 November 2019 - 12:22 PM)

Don't doubt what he can do. Sonic the Hedgehog!

@  Paladin : (13 November 2019 - 11:51 AM)

not giving a dime to a transphobic antivaxxer.

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 11:25 AM)

It'll be a terrible movie if jim carrey phones it in. Otherwise it should be decent.

@  Paladin : (13 November 2019 - 10:45 AM)

sonics' still gonna be a terrible movie but at least they whined loud enough to make him look passable for a 2-minute trailer. "yay."

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:37 AM)

But of course to annoying people there's no such thing as different decisions made for different reasons, there is only "I like it so it's right" and "I don't like it so it's wrong."

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:35 AM)

Even if we pretend it's objective truth that they were both bad, then they were bad in very different ways.

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:33 AM)

Sonic's previous movie design looked genuinely bad. The Transformers '07 designs just looked insufficiently like what certain loud and obnoxious parts of the fandom think Transformers are required to always look like.

@  Otaku : (13 November 2019 - 08:50 AM)

Um... Purple Monkey Dishwasher?

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 November 2019 - 08:25 AM)

Do we really need to have Every Movie Transformer Thread Ever in the Squawkbox?

@  Bass X0 : (13 November 2019 - 08:13 AM)

Sure it made money but that doesn’t mean it has appealing character designs. Lot of god awful fugly faces in the Transformers movies.

@  Otaku : (12 November 2019 - 08:25 PM)

@Liege My issue with Transformers (2007) were elements I thought were unnecessary.  I know it was supposed to just be a joke, but I didn't ever need to hear about "Sam's Happy Time". >.> Which, being in awe of the first "live action" TF-film, didn't even register until I'd already purchased and watched it on DVD a few times (after seeing it in theaters 3 times).

@  Liege : (12 November 2019 - 08:22 PM)

For all the Bayisms in the 07 movie, it was tempered by Spielberg as producer. Designs aside it was an enjoyable popcorn blockbuster about a boy and his first car who happens to be an alien from another planet. They sequels are just Bay going unchecked after he proved how much bank he could bring in.

@  TM2-Megatron : (12 November 2019 - 07:12 PM)

I didn't find the designs in the '07 movie to be that bad, personally. What got really offputting was how Cybertronians in general become such huge a-holes in the later films; the designs were very much secondary to their horrible personalities

@  Sabrblade : (12 November 2019 - 06:59 PM)

And yet, Transformers still broke the bank at the box office, opened up the brand to a whole new generation of fans, shot the brand up to mainstream appeal, and enabled all kinds of new collector-oriented lines and other avenues to come about. Not saying Sonic's movie will do the same for his series, but the 2007 TF movie certainly did more good than harm.

@  Bass X0 : (12 November 2019 - 06:09 PM)

Paramount changed Sonic due to fan backlash but refused to redo Transformers 2007 with new cgi appearances based on their classic forms everyone’s knows and loves, and can relate to. Trailer 1 Sonic is as appealing a design as 2007 Bumblebee...

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 November 2019 - 02:14 PM)

I don't. They're a pain in the ass to repair.

@  Benbot : (12 November 2019 - 12:48 PM)

I wish car companies would bring back flip up headlights

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 November 2019 - 09:07 AM)

Wear a hazmat suit. It's Walmart, they're used to weird.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 November 2019 - 07:54 AM)

2 inches of snow on the side of the house, 2 feet of snow on the deck. I hate this winter already.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (11 November 2019 - 11:33 PM)

But that requires actually going IN walmart. ;P

@  Liege : (11 November 2019 - 11:22 PM)

Pro tip for anyone hunting the for the Walmart 35th exclusives: try the seasonal aisles rather than the toy section. I found the display with all the exclusives and a bunch of the reflector wave practically untouched amongst those novelty arcade machines and a bunch of frozen merch.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (11 November 2019 - 09:45 PM)

Although that does spark an idea for me. In a new continuity, Censere the Necrobot could be the herald Cityspeaker for Quintessa the Necrotitan just to play on their monikers utilizing Greek for dead, nekrós.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (11 November 2019 - 09:26 PM)

I hate to burst your bubble, Maximus Ambus, but 90% of things said in IDW turned out to be amnesiac half-rememberings courtesy of Adaptus or outright lies courtesy of Shockwave.

@  Jenny : (11 November 2019 - 08:54 AM)

The toy's designed to look like Wipe-Out, anyway.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 November 2019 - 08:14 AM)

Didn't they try to retcon that into a figure of speech because that connection went against everybody else's long-term plans?

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 November 2019 - 03:53 AM)

There's still some connection given Trypticon was created by Mortilus.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 November 2019 - 12:12 AM)

Yeah that toy doesn't exactly look like Necrobot.

@  Sabrblade : (10 November 2019 - 08:24 PM)

But.... it's just "Necro" not "Necrobot".

@  TheMightyMol... : (10 November 2019 - 05:10 PM)

But why does the God of Death need a giant space kaiju? Wait, never mind, answered my own question.

@  Maximus Ambus : (10 November 2019 - 02:15 PM)

Yowza I just realised Titans Trypticon comes with Necro AKA Censere AKA Mortilus.

@  Nevermore : (10 November 2019 - 01:15 PM)

I... think the best equivalent would actually be the British "There is room for improvement".


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#41 HellCat

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 11:21 AM

*standing at back of room, waving sword* Rrr, with Kalidor distracted with agony, this is the perfect time to send down the Putty Patrol to steal the Allspark server!

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 11:57 AM

QUOTE(Kalidor @ Aug 6 2012, 12:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The problem is that the show is just SO dull. I mean, I understand these shows have formulas to them, but this is taking that to the extreme.
This is exactly how I felt when rewatching seaosn 1 back in 2010. It was nowhere near as engaging as I found it to be back when I was little. Not even nostalgia was enough to get me as invested in it as I used to be.

Still, as others have said, the "Green With Evil" five-parter did step up the game for this show, so you'll have to see it for yourself to decide how you feel about it.

QUOTE(Kalidor @ Aug 6 2012, 12:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The random stock footage from JuuRangers (or whatever) doesn't help. Here's the run down

- Some nonsensical event or situation occurs at the local juice bard/gym
- Rita mocks them for their stupid event and decides this is the perfect time to take over the world
- bullies Finster into making 'the perfect monster' for whatever non-situation exists
- monster gets sent to a random dump or quarry in some stock footage.
- idiot robot freaks out and tells them to go there
- stock footage power rangers defeat the monster, it grows big, they call the zords and defeat it again
- Rita grates on about how her plans have been ruined
- The finish whatever nonsense they were doing at the juice bar

That's not even taking into account the Bulk and Skull shenanigans... this is EVERY EPISODE. There's literally no point to anything anyone does.

How this show ever got popular is beyond me.
I guess it's because there wasn't really anything that much like it before back then, and so the U.S. just ate it up.

But, don't go dissing Bulk and Skull, as they remain the best thing about season 1. icon-fire.gif

QUOTE(Kalidor @ Aug 6 2012, 12:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
On the other hand, someone pointed me towards the JuuRangers show and that's actually not too terrible. But I've only watched a few episodes of that.
Zyuranger, dude. Pronouced like "Juu" but spelled like "Zyu". icon-waspy.gif
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I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 05:32 PM

I think it might well be a case of 'You had to be there'. I was born in 1986 and remember growing up with MMPR-early Turbo. What I saw in the show and the memories I have of enjoying it is something I don't think can be transfered in the exact same way as the older ones here who grew up with the G1 Transformers cartoon and comics.

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 07:12 PM

QUOTE(Zecora @ Aug 6 2012, 07:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The formula starts to break down around the start of season two, as we're introduced to more complex plots with higher stakes and one of the most menacing villains that was on Saturday morning television at the time.

But the fully serialized "In Space" season is the best in my opinion.


Time Force and Lightspeed Rescue deserve some love, too.

The former proved that smart writers could pull off "dark" even in a kids' series, while the latter had some surprisingly intelligent episodes in the mix.

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 10:12 PM

QUOTE(HellCat @ Aug 6 2012, 06:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think it might well be a case of 'You had to be there'.
But I was there.

Well, okay, technically In Space was my first series, but they showed MMPR season 1 constantly in the "Power Playback" reruns at the same time, and I watched/enjoyed those just as much as the In Space episodes. In fact, the second Power Rangers episode I ever watched was a MMPR season 1 episode (it was either episode 1 or episode 4, as it had a Megazord vs. Goldar fight); the first being the In Space crossover with the Ninja Turtles.

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QUOTE(Zecora @ Aug 6 2012, 07:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The formula starts to break down around the start of season two, as we're introduced to more complex plots with higher stakes and one of the most menacing villains that was on Saturday morning television at the time.

But the fully serialized "In Space" season is the best in my opinion.


Time Force and Lightspeed Rescue deserve some love, too.

The former proved that smart writers could pull off "dark" even in a kids' series, while the latter had some surprisingly intelligent episodes in the mix.
IMHO, the era of In Space through Time Force was when the show was at its highest level of writing, with all four of those series being exceptionally good in a consecutive flow. It was Wild Force that felt a bit like a step down. Don't get me wrong, I'm one of those who LIKES Wild Force, but I will admit that the preceding four series were better than it was.

Since that era, the show has never reached the same level of quality while keeping it after one or two series. Dino Thunder was big improvement over Ninja Storm, then SPD took things to an even greater level, then it fell back down again with Mystic Force, and kinda stayed down at that level until RPM took things back up a few notches.

Then came MMPR 2010. icon-kicker.gif And now we got Samurai and Super Samurai. icon-primal.gif
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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 10:21 PM

I was born in 84 so I think I was pretty close to the target demographic when the show started, and I remember when it first came out. I remember seeing the commercials for it and thinking it looked like a really terrible live action Voltron. The show was hot garbage. Always has been.
I finally got rid of that big white box.

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 10:22 PM

QUOTE(Sabrblade @ Aug 6 2012, 09:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(HellCat @ Aug 6 2012, 06:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think it might well be a case of 'You had to be there'.
But I was there.

Well, okay, technically In Space was my first series, but they showed MMPR season 1 constantly in the "Power Playback" reruns at the same time, and I watched/enjoyed those just as much as the In Space episodes. In fact, the second Power Rangers episode I ever watched was a MMPR season 1 episode (it was either episode 1 or episode 4, as it had a Megazord vs. Goldar fight); the first being the In Space crossover with the Ninja Turtles.

QUOTE(Fortress Ironhold @ Aug 6 2012, 08:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Zecora @ Aug 6 2012, 07:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The formula starts to break down around the start of season two, as we're introduced to more complex plots with higher stakes and one of the most menacing villains that was on Saturday morning television at the time.

But the fully serialized "In Space" season is the best in my opinion.


Time Force and Lightspeed Rescue deserve some love, too.

The former proved that smart writers could pull off "dark" even in a kids' series, while the latter had some surprisingly intelligent episodes in the mix.
IMHO, the era of In Space through Time Force was when the show was at its highest level of writing, with all four of those series being exceptionally good in a consecutive flow. It was Wild Force that felt a bit like a step down. Don't get me wrong, I'm one of those who LIKES Wild Force, but I will admit that the preceding four series were better than it was.

Since that era, the show has never reached the same level of quality while keeping it after one or two series. Dino Thunder was big improvement over Ninja Storm, then SPD took things to an even greater level, then it fell back down again with Mystic Force, and kinda stayed down at that level until RPM took things back up a few notches.

Then came MMPR 2010. icon-kicker.gif And now we got Samurai and Super Samurai. icon-primal.gif


Wild Force is kinda the first of the Disney series, its sorta half and half, iirc. If so, that might explain the 'downgrade'.

Samurai is the result of Saban rushing a product out to fill their contract with Nick. They've admitted that roundaboutly, in there comments about how Megaforce has had much more devolpment time. So I think the next series should be a better measurement for if Saban still has it, since Samurai is their first series in a while, and even Disney's first true series, Ninja Storm, wasn't great either (though I like it alot) but got better with Dino Thunder and SPD was also really good for all its flaws.

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 10:30 PM

I couldn't make it through the first episode of Wild Force; I found the set-up rather contrived (a pilot goes missing during a training run and nobody bothers to ask questions?), and that just bugged me too much to focus on anything.

It wasn't until after the re-runs started airing on ABC Family that I even began to really watch anything.

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 10:50 PM

QUOTE(Database @ Aug 6 2012, 11:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wild Force is kinda the first of the Disney series, its sorta half and half, iirc. If so, that might explain the 'downgrade'.
Not just "kinda", it was very much the first Disney era series, as it was made under their authority, but with the same studio and production crew as the previous Saban-made ones. Though, what happened was that Disney allowed the first half to air on Fox, while the second half would air on ABC. Ninja Storm was the second of the Disney series, but the first to be relocated to New Zealand (where Power Rangers is ironically banned from airing in. Go figure).

Edited by Sabrblade, 06 August 2012 - 10:51 PM.

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I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 11:14 PM

Dont really have anything bad to say about the series but if you want to get a good laugh,check out an episode of "Dynaman" on Youtube.It was a parody of the Power Rangers that was part of the show broadcast in the 80's on the USA Network called "Night Flight".

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 11:58 PM

QUOTE(Fortress Ironhold @ Aug 6 2012, 11:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I couldn't make it through the first episode of Wild Force; I found the set-up rather contrived (a pilot goes missing during a training run and nobody bothers to ask questions?), and that just bugged me too much to focus on anything.

I submit to you that if suspension of disbelief for real-world situations in Power Rangers is the point of being "rather contrived", the property is probably not for you.

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QUOTE(LBD @ Aug 6 2012, 05:21 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm still curious how far in Kal was with that other statement, so we could tell him whether it gets better or not.
When does it get better in season 1? Back when the 2010 reversion aired, I watched all of that, and then continued watching the first season online from where the reversion left off. And, even with such multi-parters as "Green With Evil", "Island of Illusion", "The Green Candle", "Doomsday", and "Return of an Old Friend", it never got better. Out of ALL of those season 1 episodes I watched, only ONE episode ever really reached any levels of "awesome", and that was "Return of an Old Friend Part I", with Part II going back down to the same level of "okay" as the rest of the series.

I didn't get to continue watching into season 2 due to my life becoming busier at the time, but I do own the "Best of Power Rangers" DVD that contains the "White Light" two-parter, and watching that showed that that two-parter was FAR less cringeworthy than the content of season 1.


Oh, right, I keep forgetting it isn't the Time Life set he's got...

Sorry; ever since I laid eyes on that, it's like the other ceased to exist.

Yeah, no... MMPR does get better, but aside from a few multiparters, the first season is overall pretty unremarkable.

QUOTE(DrSpengler @ Aug 6 2012, 12:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There's continuity between episodes, a more daring, longterm scheme from Rita and even a pretty awesomely hilarious break in the formula (after they combine into their Megazord to fight the Dragonzord, Tommy basically jumps into the cockpit and kicks them all out because HUG YEAH! TOMMY!).

Not saying it'll turn you into a fan, but you might find it more watchable.


Wasn't Dragonzord; much to my dismay at the time, it didn't appear until the fifth and final part. I think they were just fighting giant Goldar and Scorpina.

That said, I was kind of "meh" on the series up until Tommy showed up. I liked it, but none of the original five really connected with me; I think I defaulted to Jason, because he was the leader with the sword and Tyrannosaur.

Tommy was a definite game-changer; the show still had formulaic cheese, but he really added a cool factor which kept me watching far, far, far longer than I might have otherwise.

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 04:26 AM

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QUOTE(Lukeblast @ Aug 7 2012, 12:58 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Fortress Ironhold @ Aug 6 2012, 11:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I couldn't make it through the first episode of Wild Force; I found the set-up rather contrived (a pilot goes missing during a training run and nobody bothers to ask questions?), and that just bugged me too much to focus on anything.

I submit to you that if suspension of disbelief for real-world situations in Power Rangers is the point of being "rather contrived", the property is probably not for you.

I always wondered, what would be the proper real-world military response to an evil space witch attacking a city in southern California with giant monsters?


Five teenagers with attitude, of course.

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 10:49 AM

QUOTE(Zecora @ Aug 7 2012, 12:53 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Lukeblast @ Aug 7 2012, 12:58 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Fortress Ironhold @ Aug 6 2012, 11:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I couldn't make it through the first episode of Wild Force; I found the set-up rather contrived (a pilot goes missing during a training run and nobody bothers to ask questions?), and that just bugged me too much to focus on anything.

I submit to you that if suspension of disbelief for real-world situations in Power Rangers is the point of being "rather contrived", the property is probably not for you.

I always wondered, what would be the proper real-world military response to an evil space witch attacking a city in southern California with giant monsters?


Time Force did a pretty fair job of showing a PMC handling matters; said PMC even fought some of the weaker dudes to a draw.

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 04:53 PM

QUOTE(Rinshan Kaihou @ Aug 7 2012, 05:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Zecora @ Aug 7 2012, 03:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I always wondered, what would be the proper real-world military response to an evil space witch attacking a city in southern California with giant monsters?


Five teenagers with attitude, of course.
Or rather, "five overbearing and over-emotional humans", as the actual episode said. icon-waspy.gif

Yet, an even more accurate description would be "five pro-environmental, charity-obsessed goodie-goods". Makes the comparisons Tommy makes between his old MMPR team and his new team in Dino Thunder all the more amusing. icon-fire.gif

Edited by Sabrblade, 07 August 2012 - 04:53 PM.

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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

#56 2019

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 04:56 PM

No clue what you're on about dude I stopped watching power rangers at age 7.

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 05:52 PM

QUOTE(Rinshan Kaihou @ Aug 7 2012, 05:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No clue what you're on about dude I stopped watching power rangers at age 7.
Funny, that's about when I started. icon-blitz.gif
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I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 06:25 PM

Don't make me relate the tale of how I realised I was a huge nerd when I was the only one still watching it into middle school icon-screamer.gif

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 06:44 PM

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QUOTE(Fortress Ironhold @ Aug 6 2012, 11:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I couldn't make it through the first episode of Wild Force; I found the set-up rather contrived (a pilot goes missing during a training run and nobody bothers to ask questions?), and that just bugged me too much to focus on anything.

I submit to you that if suspension of disbelief for real-world situations in Power Rangers is the point of being "rather contrived", the property is probably not for you.


As is always the case with FI, suspension of disbelief does not apply to any situation which remotely involves the military.

Because yes, showing extended scenes of the military investigating the missing pilot is exactly the kind of thing you'd expect to see in Power Rangers.

Edited by Spectre, 07 August 2012 - 06:45 PM.


#60 LBD "Nytetrayn"

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 04:54 AM

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Yet, an even more accurate description would be "five pro-environmental, charity-obsessed goodie-goods". Makes the comparisons Tommy makes between his old MMPR team and his new team in Dino Thunder all the more amusing. icon-fire.gif


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