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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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#1761 Kalidor

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Posted 12 March 2019 - 01:43 PM

I haven't watched any of this season but I still want to. Just been too busy. Supergirl I have a hard time sticking with and have only checked in about once per season for the past 3 seasons. 

 

I love The Flash but it's starting to show its fatigue as well. Legends is about the only one that never gets old and I never get to see enough of. 

 

I don't really know why Black Lightning is so divested from the rest of the CW shows. 



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Posted 25 April 2019 - 02:39 AM

So they are really just teasing us with John now. So latest episode has his Stepfather played by Ernie Hudson come in as General Stewart.

So we going to end Arrow and begin Lantern?!

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Posted 25 April 2019 - 06:34 PM

This season of Arrow, so far, I feel its rather weak compared to the previous seasons, I mean, up until the Christmas break, they were still dealing with last season's villian, which wasn't to bad but, post Christmas, I am just not really feeling it beyond the Flash Forwards stuff, I think the show is really loosing trackson now along with the other DC shows in this shared universe, Legends I think the changing of some of the characters each season is preventing it from getting to stale, but its also showing signs of running out of ideas, Ray seems to be pretty sidelined this season as his best buddy is apart of the Time police (whatever you call them). Anyway, on Arrow, I think the show has lost the family part with Oilver, I know they given him another sister but she just no Thea and there not really the emotional connection, besides, shouldn't Oilver be arresting her for murder at this point instead of trying to help find her mother's killer?

 

In general, at this stage, the Flash forwards stuff is more intersting to watch, seeing William try and actively bond with his half sister, while she going through her rebellious stage in life.


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Posted 25 April 2019 - 11:40 PM

Don't think your comment changes anything, Hoss. Last season of Arrow was still garbage.


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 02:16 AM

A flawed but solid season finale. I will miss Stephen Amell as the Green Arrow as the next season draws everything to a final finish.


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Posted 20 July 2019 - 09:59 PM

SDCC 2019 trailer for season 8:

 


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Posted 21 July 2019 - 09:10 PM


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Posted 23 July 2019 - 02:54 PM

I'm kind of glad Arrow is finally heading towards an end, last season was rather weak in terms of story, much of that story was just dragged on out, thou realistically, I think Arrow should of ended on its Sixth Season or at least in season 7 after Oilver is freed from jail the show just kind of limpped through season 7, I'm not getting my hopes up for season 8.


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Posted 21 September 2019 - 03:56 PM

Season 8 poster:

 

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 09:56 PM

Photos from the set of this season's costumes:

 

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Posted 25 September 2019 - 09:10 PM


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Posted 16 October 2019 - 08:06 PM

So uh with the ending of 8x01
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Posted 16 October 2019 - 11:30 PM

So uh with the ending of 8x01

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Was wondering about that, myself.


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Posted 17 October 2019 - 11:04 AM

If there is something I hope Crisis does is merge all the Wells into one :D

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Posted 17 October 2019 - 01:04 PM

All Wells that end Wells, so to speak.

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Posted 17 October 2019 - 05:03 PM

All Wells that end Wells, so to speak.

 

Or, the Wells to end all Wells.


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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 18 October 2019 - 10:48 AM

I'm happy that the show is shaking things up in its final episodes.  That was the most I've been entertained by an episode of Arrow in years.  Although I was disappointed that Starling City on Earth 2 didn't have the art deco retro-futuristic aesthetic of Central City.

 

Didn't The Flash already establish that the Green Arrow of Earth 2 was Oliver's dad?



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Posted 18 October 2019 - 05:44 PM

Didn't The Flash already establish that the Green Arrow of Earth 2 was Oliver's dad?

 

IIRC, yes it did.


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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 18 October 2019 - 10:27 PM

Didn't The Flash already establish that the Green Arrow of Earth 2 was Oliver's dad?

 
IIRC, yes it did.

And like Oliver he was outed and replaced. Only he (I think) died or at least never got to take back the Hood.

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Posted 18 October 2019 - 10:56 PM

Though, one would think that Moira would have mentioned Robert having survived in this version. But then again, did she and Malcolm marry before Robert returned to Starling City? Or maybe when Barry created and undid Flashpoint, his tampering with Earth One's timeline had ripple effects on Earth Two's timeline, resulting in Robert having never become the Green Arrow while Adrian Chase did instead.

 

Although, now that I think about, since Earth Two Malcolm Merlyn is apparently a good guy, did he not sabotage the Queen's Gambit in this universe? If not, then who did? Or was the ship actually not sabotaged this time at all and it just sank due to natural causes (an "act of God", as Earth One Malcolm put it)?


Edited by Sabrblade, 18 October 2019 - 10:58 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.



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