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@  Sabrblade : (13 August 2020 - 10:31 PM)

Turns out the President set the whole thing up as a publicity stunt. Very rude.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (13 August 2020 - 08:11 PM)

The ninjas will go away, it will be fine.

@  Paladin : (13 August 2020 - 08:02 PM)

listen; i'm sure there were very fine ninjas on both sides.

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 August 2020 - 07:50 PM)

My thoughts and prayers go out to the ninjas.

@  Cybersnark : (13 August 2020 - 06:36 PM)

Can we just let them have him?

@  Bass X0 : (13 August 2020 - 06:18 PM)

The president has been kidnapped by ninjas. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue the president?

@  Otaku : (13 August 2020 - 03:08 PM)

At first, I obviously thought I was correct.  Then I thought perhaps the spelling had changed for some reason.  Copyright/trademark law is weird, ya know?  Now I just accept I goofed. XD

@  Otaku : (13 August 2020 - 03:07 PM)

See, that one directly applies to me.  Apparently, I'd been misreading and mispronouncing it wrong for over 30 years... and I still slip and do it the wrong way much of the time.

@  Paladin : (13 August 2020 - 07:37 AM)

for the Internet age its the "Berenstain" Effect.

@  Bass X0 : (12 August 2020 - 01:49 PM)

Can you root for what The Rock is cooking!?

@  -LittleAutob... : (12 August 2020 - 10:35 AM)

sOmEoNe NoTiCeD-

@  wonko the sane? : (12 August 2020 - 07:37 AM)

I am the only one rooting for the rock these days?

@  Maximus Ambus : (12 August 2020 - 12:37 AM)

Sour grapes for the next decade until Apophis hits.

@  Hg Dragon : (11 August 2020 - 11:26 PM)

Thank yoo for vatching hydroolic pthress chan-nel.

@  Hg Dragon : (11 August 2020 - 11:19 PM)

Hey, do you have any grapes?

@  Otaku : (11 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

I dunno... it sounds kind of quackers to me.

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 August 2020 - 05:17 PM)

That would be nice....

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 August 2020 - 04:36 PM)

I wish I could just sit by a pond and watch ducks for a while.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 August 2020 - 03:52 AM)

Others say Joe sat down at this pond next to these ducks but really there's just no place in this world for an old man and his ducks.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:48 PM)

Even worse when I can produce those verifiable facts at a later point, and then the other person simply claims the argument was the other way round (as in, I was actually arguing their position and vice versa).

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:47 PM)

I can argue with people about my versus their memory of events when verifiable facts are not readily available, though, and I get really annoyed when I'm capable of presenting a precise, step-by-step summary with multiple key points that can be used for future verification, and the other person just goes "nope, wrong" without going into detail.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:45 PM)

I forget things, and I misremember things. But when presented with verifiable facts, my reaction is more like "Huh, could have sworn it was like that", not "this reality is not my own".

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:43 PM)

I have an extremely good memory (which I have proven time and again), and even I can be mistaken.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 August 2020 - 06:40 PM)

Might be worth pointing out that it only became "Mandela Effect" and not just "I remembered this wrong" when a conspiracy theorist insisted it was proof of alternate timelines.

@  Otaku : (10 August 2020 - 06:29 PM)

Incorrectly remembering Nelson Mandela's fate may be uniquely American... but is it really that strange to get South African political history wrong when you're no where near South Africa?

@  Otaku : (10 August 2020 - 06:29 PM)

I always assumed the Mandela Effect was a "human thing", not an American thing.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 August 2020 - 02:03 PM)

Then there are people who outright manufacture memories for whatever reason.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (10 August 2020 - 01:13 PM)

The human brain is so flaky that it is extremely unlikely that a given person does NOT have any false memories.

@  OverDrive73 : (10 August 2020 - 01:05 PM)

Perhaps it's simple word association the movie Sinbad and then our minds apply the same memories to a man named Sinbad.

@  OverDrive73 : (10 August 2020 - 01:04 PM)

The Mandela Effect is the same as people remembering Sinbad in a movie where he played a genie... Of which he never did.

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 09:36 AM)

People that believe Mandela Effect things would rather come up with any number of reasons as to why their version doesn't have any actual evidence(like alternate timelines collapsing into our own) than just admit they remembered something wrong

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Sort of. It's more that when presented with a verifiable fact, they double down because it's what they believe instead of changing their minds

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 August 2020 - 09:25 AM)

"I could have sworn that ______."

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 August 2020 - 09:25 AM)

I'm not arguing with either of those two statements, but they're not really connected. Mandela Effect is, to oversimplify, people being widely mistaken about what they think *is* a verifiable fact. Nothing to do with opinions.

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 08:52 AM)

Pretty sure the Mandela Effect in general is an American thing. Opinion > Verifiable Facts is sadly a pretty American thing

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:27 AM)

Ask these people how Apartheid ended according to their recollection, and I'm sure they'll draw a blank.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:25 AM)

You got two black anti-Apartheid activists who were imprisoned by the oppressive regime. One died, the other was Nelson Mandela. It's not a far stretch that Americans who don't know many details about the history of other countries would mix up the two.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:24 AM)

My own theory is that these people are simply mixing up Nelson Mandela and Steve Biko, another South African anti-Apartheid activist, who did indeed die in police custody in 1977. There was an Oscar-nominated movie about his life starring Denzel Washington that came out in 1987, the same time frame these people claim remembering Mandela dying.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:17 AM)

I met a few people from South Africa, and they either never heard of the phenomenon at all, or only know of it from the internet. Apparently, it's completely unknown in South Africa, and it might even be entirely limited to the United States.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:16 AM)

So does anyone remember the "Mandela Effect"? I'm talking specifically about the original case where many people vividly remember Nelson Mandela dying in prison in the 1980s.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 August 2020 - 03:16 AM)

Crisis of Corona.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 06:16 PM)

Which crisis crossover are we on now? I lost track.

@  Rycochet : (09 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

Much of the past decade has been the part of the comic series where less than stellar authors have driven the series into the ground and the editors are getting ready to either do a big multi issue crossover, leading to a reboot.

@  Bass X0 : (09 August 2020 - 02:28 PM)

At this point I've just decided to consider 2020 "not canon."

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 02:18 PM)

'member Pepperidge Farm?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 August 2020 - 02:10 PM)

Before the 'member berries there was Pepperidge farm. Pepperidge farm remembers.

@  OverDrive73 : (09 August 2020 - 12:21 PM)

>>>Shameless Plug<<< FYI. posted the last part of Quest for Tires in Allspark Pictures

@  SG Roadbuster : (08 August 2020 - 01:53 PM)

@Nevermore yes.

@  Nevermore : (08 August 2020 - 09:11 AM)

Is $30 a good deal for Subscription Service Breakdown?

@  Trpodeca : (08 August 2020 - 06:24 AM)

Oh dear God no. Twitter has changed it's default layout to the terrible new one. Why waste so much space on the left?


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Posted 14 June 2015 - 04:42 PM

Hell, just within the MCU, Iron Man 2!



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Posted 14 June 2015 - 05:48 PM

I say again it felt less like a story and more like a transition for future solo movies.

 

So in that respect, really like any Marvel big story event. Comics accurate!



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Posted 14 June 2015 - 06:52 PM

I always knew AoU wasn't going to be as "good" as the first film was. You don't capture lightning in a bottle twice, after all.

 

But the dip in quality was less severe then The Dark Knight to The Dark Knight Rises or other franchise sequels I can name. It did feel more like a transition piece then a stand alone movie...which is fine. They've been spinning the wheels on Thanos for years now, it's about time to start getting the Infinity War into gear.



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Posted 14 June 2015 - 09:45 PM

The Matrix Reloaded. #micdrop

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Posted 14 June 2015 - 09:59 PM

You monster.



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Posted 15 June 2015 - 06:16 AM

Regarding Thanos, a lot of people are saying that we're now into the territory where he's the most dangerous thing for this franchise in a real world sense. We're coming up to like a decade of hype for this character and him finally taking direct action and that's seriously going to invite inflated expectations. Each one of these movies kinda has to outclass the previous one and Infinity War has to be this mindblowing epic by that scale. To say nothing of what they'll do if they continue after that fact.



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Posted 15 June 2015 - 08:15 AM

Which is the problem - nothing can follow too much hype.


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Posted 15 June 2015 - 08:57 AM

Can the next credits scene be him using the Gauntlet as a baseball mitt while him and blue Karen Gillan play catch on his asteroid?



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Posted 15 June 2015 - 02:35 PM

Read the thread and I gotta wonder if I'm the only one who didn't think Hawkeye was going to die. I didn't see Quicksilver's death coming but Clint's family had the reverse intended effect of me figuring he'd survive instead of die for maximum audience sadness.
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Posted 16 June 2015 - 12:42 PM

No, it did the same for me too Zam, and i honestly felt better for it.

It was a nice change of pace in terms of movies for Avengers to give Hawkeye a great family, and NOT instantly kill him for maximum shock feels.

I was sad fpthat Quicksilver died though.

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Posted 20 September 2015 - 09:22 AM

Read the thread and I gotta wonder if I'm the only one who didn't think Hawkeye was going to die. I didn't see Quicksilver's death coming but Clint's family had the reverse intended effect of me figuring he'd survive instead of die for maximum audience sadness.


I wasn't surprised he didn't die simply because it would have been too cliche if he had.
 
 
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Posted 21 September 2015 - 03:33 PM

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Posted 21 September 2015 - 04:06 PM

Umm ok


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Posted 28 September 2015 - 04:49 AM

There is a Captain America one as well. Creepy with just a slight bit of evil bad guy musing goodness (or such).




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Posted 03 October 2015 - 09:27 AM

Rewatched this last night, It's actually much better second time around without the hype attatched to it. Having said that it's grown on me:

 

The deleted scenes on the DVD - the Quicksilver one would have been really good in the film. So would the thor one, instead of the scene we got. Yeh it was a slightly cheesy possession, but it was a less dorky way of inserting the infinity gem tie together.

Ultron still doesn't have enough menace. He looses it to snark. If he had laid waste to the team in Wakanda himself it would have worked, but instead he gets blown up by Sark and SW takes them out. As a result he runs.

you still get tired sitting through it. it has so much stuff you have to focus to keep on top. I still can't take to vision.

 

 

Definately better than I rememvber though


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