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@  wonko the sane? : (18 November 2017 - 08:37 AM)

You won't be at school or work anymore... so mitigated success.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 November 2017 - 05:21 PM)

Just don't try to plug yourself into an outlet. It won't end well.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2017 - 04:57 PM)

Trying to stay awake at work or school is a lot like using your controller when it's on low battery

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 10:31 AM)

If you're used to doing it with tabs, that makes sense. It doesn't feel weird for me.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 10:28 AM)

Also, it just feels weird if switching between webpages uses the same actions as switching between programs.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 10:21 AM)

I switch between different things on the browser and click on various plugins and stuff far more often than switching from program to program.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 10:19 AM)

Yeah I'm mostly just venting from frustration rather than trying to convince anyone, though @NotVeryNightly I will point out that the windows for the other programs I'm running are at the bottom of the screen as well.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 10:09 AM)

Tabs are on the top, near the address bar, browser tools, plugins and whatnot so the cursor will be there frequently anyway. Switching windows would require going down the screen.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 10:03 AM)

I mean, you do you. No bigs. You've just got a fairly unique stance that surprised me.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 09:54 AM)

I haven't seen words on the bottom bar of the screen since XP.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:13 AM)

All of which is put on the point that I don't care if people want to use tabs, I just want the option to not have them present for me on my browser.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:12 AM)

@Shrug- A quick glance at the bottom of the screen shows me what is open and where. Load times are basically so trivial that the load indicator on a tab is something I didn't notice until you mentioned it. The "which instance is playing noise" is a fair point but has basically only really been approaching meaningful for me maybe twice in all the time tabs have existed.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:07 AM)

@NotveryKnightly- I have never encountered a situation where that is true, especially given that tabs are on the other side of the screen to the other things I'm switching through.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:06 AM)

@ Nevermore- The windows at the bottom have the names of the websites on them, presuming you don't collapse them.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 08:08 AM)

Geez, this is reminding me of the awful pre-tab days.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 08:07 AM)

I can look at the tab to see if it hasn't finished loading yet. Now you can see which tab is playing sound, so no need to hunt through windows to find a video ad that started playing.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 08:07 AM)

And a quick glance lets me know whats open and where. No clicking multiple windows hunting for something. No waiting for some window preview to pop up (which wasn't available when tabs first started.)

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 06:03 AM)

Switching between tabs is way quicker than between windows.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:09 AM)

It's like having a clear structore with sub-directores, instead of just having all files on your computer stored in one giant directory.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:08 AM)

This way, I can switch between windows and then select the tab, instead of always trying to remember which window is for which website.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:07 AM)

I find one browser window with multiple tabs a lot easier to handle alongside other windows than multiple browser windows alongside other windows.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:06 AM)

I find multiple tabs a lot more comfortable than multiple windows.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:06 AM)

erm... no?

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 03:26 AM)

On mobile devices and whatever I understand why tabs would be a thing, but on a full desktop browser it's just- "Hey, here's a thing that's kind of like opening a new window, but objectively worse in every practical way"

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 November 2017 - 01:41 AM)

Someone remind me again: which versions of the CW Hot Spot mold did not suffer from bad hip ratcheting?

@  BlackMax : (16 November 2017 - 06:33 PM)

Holy crap I just pushed the F11 key for the first time on a keyboard since about 1994.

@  Shrug : (16 November 2017 - 01:11 PM)

tabs being wretched bs is definitely an opinion I've never seen before

@  RC85747 : (16 November 2017 - 08:25 AM)

Vivaldi lets you hide the tab bar

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2017 - 07:45 AM)

Yeah but that gets rid of everything else as well.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 November 2017 - 07:33 AM)

Hit F11 Pennpenn

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2017 - 04:15 AM)

I get that people like tabs. Fine. Whatever. I just detest the fact that most current browsers don't let you have the option of just hiding the bar away so I don't have to even think about the wretched bullshit things.

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2017 - 04:06 AM)

Does anyone know of a browser that doesn't force tabs on you? Just... any sodding browser that doesn't have tabs.

@  Telly : (16 November 2017 - 01:59 AM)

being mostly wrong is better than being TOTALLY wrong!

@  BlackMax : (15 November 2017 - 09:26 PM)

ALL HAIL THE BLESSED OCTOBUTT.

@  Strafe : (15 November 2017 - 08:24 PM)

I really hope so. All of my high school drawings and notes (Hand-written notes! God, I'm old.) from girls are in a chest in the attic of my parents house. I'll check when I visit!

@  MEDdMI : (15 November 2017 - 06:39 PM)

Do you still have those drawings?

@  BlackMax : (15 November 2017 - 06:31 PM)

I think lesbian ninjas is just an unmitigated good idea. *shrug*

@  Devcon : (15 November 2017 - 05:56 PM)

well, that and Balloon Doggies, Mr secretary

@  Strafe : (15 November 2017 - 04:12 PM)

It's my crowning Allspark achievement! You're welcome.

@  Strafe : (15 November 2017 - 04:05 PM)

"Someone" being me. No mystery to it, I used to draw a lot during class when I was in high school. I came up with lesbian ninjas, which were a specialized team of assassins with amazing hair and impeccable style. I scanned some of my drawings and mentioned them a few times on the ezboard 17 years ago, and people seemed to like the idea.

@  Copper Bezel : (15 November 2017 - 01:05 PM)

Thanks in any case!

@  Copper Bezel : (15 November 2017 - 01:05 PM)

Oh, wow. That is ages ago. 

@  Telly : (15 November 2017 - 01:03 PM)

ages ago meaning when the spark was still on ezboard

@  Telly : (15 November 2017 - 01:02 PM)

i think maybe it was part of a title of a movie someone posted ages ago and the "lesbian ninja" part stood out and people just latched on to it. please note this is possibly totally and completely wrong cause my memory is terrible anymore

@  Copper Bezel : (15 November 2017 - 12:11 PM)

I don't think it's a fandom thing, I think it's an Allspark thing. Or that's been my perception. Mayhem has some lesbian ninja regulars now but I think the reference is much older. = ] 

@  Robowang : (15 November 2017 - 11:02 AM)

Who knows. I always thought it was stupid.

@  RichardT1977 : (15 November 2017 - 10:31 AM)

What is this fandom's deal with lesbian ninjas? Is it some fantheory about Nightbird or something?

@  OrionPax44 : (15 November 2017 - 08:26 AM)

Huh my phone didn't even alert me for some reason. Guess it only does on the Mayhem Discord Hangouts??

@  BlackMax : (14 November 2017 - 09:41 PM)

Telly, you are FIRED as my PR agent. :D

@  Telly : (14 November 2017 - 09:05 PM)

you all dont know what you missed. there was fun. there were games. lesbian ninjas. tang and even a couple human sacrifices.


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#1 NightViper

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:17 AM

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***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***

October 8, 2012: Integrity Toys, Inc., under license from Hasbro (Nasdaq: HAS), is thrilled to announce the first four mass release characters in the continuing JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS series of high-end adult collectible dolls.

Following the sold-out and much talked about release of the Special Edition: HOLLYWOOD JEM doll exclusive to Comic Con International in San Diego this summer, this new series of collectibles continues with CLASSIC JEM fully dressed in her iconic hot pink mini-dress, her alter ego music executive JERRICA BENTON (seen for the first time as a stand alone doll), magical holographic computer SYNERGY made in a purple skin tone authentic to the original 1980s animation, and RIO PACHECO, JEM?s road manager and love interest! Each exciting character comes dressed in a truly outrageous screen accurate look and includes a set of rockin? miniature accessories!

?All stops were pulled to create the ultimate JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS adult collectible dolls for old and new fans of the hit 80s TV series alike to cherish and enjoy for years to come!? says Alain Tremblay, marketing director of Integrity Toys, Inc. ?JEM fans will be thrilled when they see the tiny episode specific references that have been added to the design of these characters? says Vaughn Sawyers, head designer of Integrity Toys, Inc.

CLASSIC JEM, JERRICA BENTON, SYNERGY and RIO PACHECO are set to ship in November 2012 (just in time for Christmas) and will be available for purchase at a suggested retail price of US$119.00 each via Integrity Toys? network of authorized dealers (in the US and other countries, see www.integritytoys.com for full dealer listing) and at Holt Renfrew in Canada (at all 9 retail locations, in stores only) in late November.

To stay up to date on all the latest information about the JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS adult collectible doll series, please visit http://www.integrity...andtheholograms.

About Integrity Toys, Inc.
Always reaching for the next level, Integrity Toys designs, produces and markets a variety of dolls and related accessories, with a specialization in high-end fashion dolls. Founded in 1995, Integrity Toys' extensive experience and capabilities in the field of doll making allows them to create products and programs for many of the world?s best-known retailers, consumer products companies, celebrities and other intellectual property holders.

Integrity currently produces high-end fashion dolls ranging in size from approximately 12 inches to 16 inches tall, under a number of brands, including Fashion Royalty, the Dynamite Girls and Poppy Parker among others. Their products are known for their superior engineering, high-end aesthetics and of course, fashionable, detailed clothing.

For more information about Integrity Toys, Inc. please visit www.integritytoys.com

About Hasbro
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings based on the Company's world class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with well-known and beloved brands such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. The Company?s Hasbro Studios develops and produces television programming for markets around the world. The Hub TV Network is part of a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), in the U.S. Through the Company's deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the ?World?s Most Ethical Companies? and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine?s ?100 Best Corporate Citizens.? Learn more at www.hasbro.com.


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I have to admit, I watched a lot of Jem when the Hub started re-airing episodes. So I think it's quite cool that Hasbro and Integrity have teamed up for new product for the brand.



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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:22 AM

QUOTE(NightViper @ Oct 8 2012, 12:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have to admit, I watched a lot of Jem when the Hub started re-airing episodes. So I think it's quite cool that Hasbro and Integrity have teamed up for new product for the brand.


Agreed, but at $120 each...ouch. I'm out.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:23 AM

I've always been a big fan of the Synergy computer. These are a bit pricy but are pretty cool.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:28 AM

Maybe Eric Raymond can finally get his own doll.
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Posted 08 October 2012 - 02:22 PM

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Maybe Eric Raymond can finally get his own doll.


THese look great, but the price EEK !!

I really want to buy something for my little girl , other than Barbie all the time. But at that price NO way ! she is only 4 LOL

Too bad because she likes watching the cartoon

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 02:42 PM

Whoa - and people think Barbie is anorexic. And that price is truly, truly outrageous! (yes, I did it).

I would buy the heck out of a 3.75" Jem line of figures! icon-fire.gif

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 03:31 PM

QUOTE(Dake @ Oct 8 2012, 01:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Whoa - and people think Barbie is anorexic. And that price is truly, truly outrageous! (yes, I did it).

I would buy the heck out of a 3.75" Jem line of figures! icon-fire.gif


Nah. Kre-O.

Though if there's a 3.75" line with redecoes of G.I. Joe vehicles, maaaaaybe.


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Posted 08 October 2012 - 04:39 PM

Yeah, that young Hagan is wayyyyyyyyy too skinny.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 06:31 PM

QUOTE(jamarmiller @ Oct 8 2012, 03:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really want to buy something for my little girl , other than Barbie all the time. But at that price NO way ! she is only 4 LOL

Probably for the best. The dolls are adult collector, so intended for ages 14 and up and not designed for serious play.

If it weren't for the detachable arms/hands, I'd be recommending the heck out of Monster High for your kid. Some of the characters scratch a very similar bright-and-colorful itch (Venus McFlytrap has a lot of the same aesthetic going on), and the increased emphasis on aspirational messaging is really nice to see.

That is the Synergy I always wanted.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 06:46 PM

QUOTE(wednesday @ Oct 8 2012, 11:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(jamarmiller @ Oct 8 2012, 03:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really want to buy something for my little girl , other than Barbie all the time. But at that price NO way ! she is only 4 LOL

Probably for the best. The dolls are adult collector, so intended for ages 14 and up and not designed for serious play.

If it weren't for the detachable arms/hands, I'd be recommending the heck out of Monster High for your kid. Some of the characters scratch a very similar bright-and-colorful itch (Venus McFlytrap has a lot of the same aesthetic going on), and the increased emphasis on aspirational messaging is really nice to see.

That is the Synergy I always wanted.


my point was, where is the line for the kiddies

I didnt really mean THESE EXACT Dolls.

My girl likes the cartoon of Jem, so without a monster high whatever cartoon she probably wouldnt be interested

she wasnt something compatible with her barbie and 12 inch joes

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 08:01 PM

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I'm suddenly curious where the joes fit into your daughter's play patterns.
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Posted 08 October 2012 - 08:06 PM

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I'm suddenly curious where the joes fit into your daughter's play patterns.


lol, they just replace Ken thats all.

I dont think she even understands MILITARY

they go shopping with Barbie and stuff LOL

Sort of like Buzz light year and his Mrs Nesbit scene

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 08:53 PM

QUOTE(wednesday @ Oct 8 2012, 07:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd be recommending the heck out of Monster High for your kid. Some of the characters scratch a very similar bright-and-colorful itch (Venus McFlytrap has a lot of the same aesthetic going on), and the increased emphasis on aspirational messaging is really nice to see.



Aspirational messaging? It doesn't matter how you look as long as you dress like a whore?


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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:32 PM

QUOTE(jamarmiller @ Oct 8 2012, 07:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
my point was, where is the line for the kiddies

I didnt really mean THESE EXACT Dolls.

I'm guessing there isn't gonna be a line for kiddies. Like how Masters of the Universe is only the collector line nowadays. Although, the current MOTU are probably still very play-friendly. (I don't collect MOTU, just going by what I've seen/read)

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 03:57 AM

QUOTE(wednesday @ Oct 8 2012, 06:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(jamarmiller @ Oct 8 2012, 03:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really want to buy something for my little girl , other than Barbie all the time. But at that price NO way ! she is only 4 LOL

Probably for the best. The dolls are adult collector, so intended for ages 14 and up and not designed for serious play.

If it weren't for the detachable arms/hands, I'd be recommending the heck out of Monster High for your kid. Some of the characters scratch a very similar bright-and-colorful itch (Venus McFlytrap has a lot of the same aesthetic going on), and the increased emphasis on aspirational messaging is really nice to see.

That is the Synergy I always wanted.



$120 for a show-accurate Synergy is insane, even for an adult collectable.



I bet the MOTU Classics figures didn't cost that much.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 06:43 AM

QUOTE(spikeriley @ Oct 9 2012, 04:57 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(wednesday @ Oct 8 2012, 06:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(jamarmiller @ Oct 8 2012, 03:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really want to buy something for my little girl , other than Barbie all the time. But at that price NO way ! she is only 4 LOL

Probably for the best. The dolls are adult collector, so intended for ages 14 and up and not designed for serious play.

If it weren't for the detachable arms/hands, I'd be recommending the heck out of Monster High for your kid. Some of the characters scratch a very similar bright-and-colorful itch (Venus McFlytrap has a lot of the same aesthetic going on), and the increased emphasis on aspirational messaging is really nice to see.

That is the Synergy I always wanted.



$120 for a show-accurate Synergy is insane, even for an adult collectable.



I bet the MOTU Classics figures didn't cost that much.


How do you compare those two lines?

The most accurate comparison to evaluate the price is Tonner. And if you want to compare the dolls to action figures, look at Hot Toys, or Sideshow Toys.

Really, $120 isn't all that "insane" when you look at the market for these sorts of product. It might be out of yours and my price ranges, but there are buyers out there.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 06:49 AM

Yeah, MOTU Classics isn't really the best to compare with, especially considering size and play pattern. I just mentioned that because it's a franchise that used to have kid-oriented toys, but not anymore.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:52 PM

I've really been interested in this brand ever since I became HOOKED ON JIZ

Yes I LOVE JIZ AND I WANT MORE.
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