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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 07 November 2013 - 11:50 AM

I hear ya, I do, I just don't think it needs to be a thing right now. Nor do I think it can when two of those guys are owned by Fox, one is solidly an Avenger and another, according to rumors, is being set up to be the next Iron Man.

 
Namor is under Universal, not Fox.  Just a FYI.

 
Since when? And I mean that because if it was true I doubt it still is seeing as Namor has never been in a feature film.

and another, according to rumors, is being set up to be the next Iron Man.

 
 
....what.

Downey is only doing Iron Man in two more Avengers films. They need to fine the next big draw and what it seems like is they are preparing to make Doctor Strange that guy. They just have to cast him perfectly.

 
 
Oh, yeah. I knew all that, but your phrasing made me think they were planning Stephen Strange as the next guy in the Iron Man armor.

That would be rather special.

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 12:23 PM

Really enjoying the Fearless Defenders version of the book right now.... looks like I know when that run will end



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 01:10 PM

 

Namor is under Universal, not Fox.  Just a FYI.

 

 
Since when? And I mean that because if it was true I doubt it still is seeing as Namor has never been in a feature film.

 

http://comicbook.com...he-sub-mariner/

 

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 01:15 PM

 

 

Namor is under Universal, not Fox.  Just a FYI.

 

 
Since when? And I mean that because if it was true I doubt it still is seeing as Namor has never been in a feature film.

 

http://comicbook.com...he-sub-mariner/

 

http://www.ign.com/a...-to-sub-mariner

 

Ew. That is really disappointing. I can't imagine Namor existing in a universe by himself.



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 01:26 PM

I just realized this whole thing is going to lead to a lot of 'Daredevil in Miss Jones' ship fiction on Tumblr...



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 01:30 PM

I just realized this whole thing is going to lead to a lot of 'Daredevil in Miss Jones' ship fiction on Tumblr...

Too bad she's gonna be bangin' Luke Cage. :)



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 01:31 PM

Tumblr shippers don't care about canon.



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 02:36 PM

I hear ya, I do, I just don't think it needs to be a thing right now. Nor do I think it can when two of those guys are owned by Fox, one is solidly an Avenger and another, according to rumors, is being set up to be the next Iron Man.

 
Namor is under Universal, not Fox.  Just a FYI.
 
Since when? And I mean that because if it was true I doubt it still is seeing as Namor has never been in a feature film.
Kevin Fiege mentioned it a couple months ago
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Posted 07 November 2013 - 02:41 PM

I could watch a comedy show with the 'standard' team... Hulk and Surfer bemused constantly by Namor and Strange constantly hitting on the same woman in each episode...

 

be like the A-team with 2 faces



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 02:42 PM

 

 

 

and another, according to rumors, is being set up to be the next Iron Man.

 

 

....what.

 

Downey is only doing Iron Man in two more Avengers films. They need to fine the next big draw and what it seems like is they are preparing to make Doctor Strange that guy. They just have to cast him perfectly.

 

 

 

Oh, yeah. I knew all that, but your phrasing made me think they were planning Stephen Strange as the next guy in the Iron Man armor.

 

 

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 02:54 PM

Yeah, that line-up is definitely not what I think of when I think "Defenders." "Heroes for Hire" would be much better.



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 03:13 PM

Holy hug, this is too good to be true :o :o



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 03:24 PM

 

 

 

Namor is under Universal, not Fox.  Just a FYI.

 

 
Since when? And I mean that because if it was true I doubt it still is seeing as Namor has never been in a feature film.

 

http://comicbook.com...he-sub-mariner/

 

http://www.ign.com/a...-to-sub-mariner

 

Ew. That is really disappointing. I can't imagine Namor existing in a universe by himself.

 

 

Yeah, Namor isn't really "solo" hero in my book. He can be a wonderful and fun character and he can carry his own book and I feel he could do the same with a movie; but almost all his best moments tend to be when he's part of a team, or when he's being an antagonist to other heroes.

 

I've said it before, but Namor and Black Panther could both be amazing films if Marvel played their cards right; simply because of Atlantis and Wakanda having a lot of potential to be something really vast and grand to add to their cinematic world.
 


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Posted 07 November 2013 - 04:17 PM

I was not previously aware of this but I wonder if it is more relevant now.  Old Spice guy Isaiah Mustafa apparently used his own money to film a faux trailer for a Luke Cage movie with him in the lead role.

 



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 04:48 PM

I've seen that and I really don't like it.

 

This, however, I would pay to see...

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 04:50 PM

This sounds like everything I've been hoping to get out of Agents of SHIELD. As long as they get a good cast & good scripts to tie it together, it could be a fantastic project. 


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Posted 07 November 2013 - 05:04 PM

I wonder if this means Daredevil won't be CSI: Marvel Universe...


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Posted 07 November 2013 - 08:01 PM

I've seen that and I really don't like it.

 

This, however, I would pay to see...

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Yes. Very yes.

 

 

 

As for Iron Fist, is it wrong of me to either hope they a) cast him as a white guy but really rework his origin so he's no longer the Blond-Haired Blue-Eyed White Boy Chosen One Of An Ancient Asian Culture or b) cast him as an asian guy Chosen One Of An Ancient Asian Culture?


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Posted 07 November 2013 - 08:10 PM

100% agreed.



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Posted 07 November 2013 - 08:11 PM

why not keep him a white guy and just tell a great story .. like for example, have him i don't know ..adopt the culture whole heatedly and be very respectful of it.

 

like the character has always done.





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