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by SecondTalon
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:34 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: It's Just Us, League. The DCEU is dead, here's its Tombstone.
Replies: 31
Views: 1132

Re: It's Just Us, League. The DCEU is dead, here's its Tombstone.

OP Tipping wrote:Batman v Superman is still the top DCEU flick, for mine.

Holy shit, a bot. Goddamn that is some good programming to go this long without being noticed, but here we see the mistake.

Good game, Programmer. This AI is fantastic.
by SecondTalon
Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Replies: 18
Views: 421

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

People like me, for example.
by SecondTalon
Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1927: "Tinder"
Replies: 18
Views: 1356

Re: 1927: "Tinder"

I have never seen Tinder. Do people still use it? I think they mostly use lighter fluid nowadays... As I understand "The Kids", Tindr (and Grindr and scruff) are used to find someone to binge watch shows with on Netflix while chilling in the living room, likely with snacks. Of course, you...
by SecondTalon
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The worst film you've seen
Replies: 670
Views: 216043

Re: The worst film you've seen

Ok, so in preparation for watching "The Disaster Artist" I watched "The Room" again with the wife, who had never seen it before. She has dubbed it the worst film she has ever seen, and I fully admit to not being able to stomach it again sober (thus watched it very un-sober). We ...
by SecondTalon
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Infinity War
Replies: 55
Views: 1299

Re: Avengers: Infinity War

I feel like you're also ignoring a fairly common coding - If the untouched person is a mutant... they're now bellowing smoke from their mouth and nose, suppressing the fire. Or sloughing off foam or something from the skin like sweat. Maybe vomiting water in insane quantities, whatever. Very physica...
by SecondTalon
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Rick and Morty forever and forever a hundred years
Replies: 32
Views: 4619

Re: Rick and Morty forever and forever a hundred years

Rick says "that's my one armed man" about the mcnuggets sauce. What's that a reference to? The Fugitive is an American drama series created by Roy Huggins. It was produced by QM Productions and United Artists Television. It aired on ABC from 1963 to 1967. David Janssen starred as Dr. Rich...
by SecondTalon
Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 3628
Views: 229085

Re: Trump presidency

Oh boy oh boy!

It's an Israel/Palestine discussion!

These have never gone off the deep end, ever, in a million years!

.....

I'm going to pre-emptively ask that we pretend to keep it civil because... sadly... it's now relevant to this thread?
by SecondTalon
Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Infinity War
Replies: 55
Views: 1299

Re: Avengers: Infinity War

I'm not saying it hasn't been done well sometimes, but... Put it this way: some teenager suddenly catches fire and starts flying under their own power. In an XMen comic, a hysterical mob starts forming up; in a non-XMen comic, a cheering mob does... The underlying assumptions are different. Uh, yea...
by SecondTalon
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Infinity War
Replies: 55
Views: 1299

Re: Avengers: Infinity War

Sure they do. The Xmen are a metaphor for marginalized groups. Having a world where Cyclops is bad but Captain America is good allows you to draw parallels between "Acceptable" members of the marginalized groups and unacceptable ones, or the arbitrary nature of what makes one a member of a...
by SecondTalon
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Infinity War
Replies: 55
Views: 1299

Re: Avengers: Infinity War

Sableagle wrote:Do the X-Men and Avengers Universes even overlap? We may be off-topic here.


Comics yes. Movies no(t yet. Depends on how purchase happy Disney gets)
by SecondTalon
Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: It's Just Us, League. The DCEU is dead, here's its Tombstone.
Replies: 31
Views: 1132

Re: It's Just Us, League. The DCEU is dead, here's its Tombstone.

I mean, that's your opinion and it's subjective and all, but...

"I have no idea who this is" alone makes it worth it.
by SecondTalon
Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Infinity War
Replies: 55
Views: 1299

Re: Avengers: Infinity War

The infinity gauntlet is cool and all, but can it find and keep the perfect temperature of a hot shower? Well then what is it good for, anyway? It can find and keep the temperatures in all showers in all times across all realities. If yours are wrong, you're not showering at the same times as the c...
by SecondTalon
Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Infinity War
Replies: 55
Views: 1299

Re: Avengers: Infinity War

Infinity War : We're Just Getting Started Infinity War 2 : Is the Electric Boogaloo joke played out yet? Infinity War 3 : We Finally Got Adam Warlock in the fucking thing. Infinity War 4 : We just now noticed that the costumes from Avengers XXX were better than ours so we bought (and thoroughly clea...
by SecondTalon
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Infinity War
Replies: 55
Views: 1299

Re: Avengers: Infinity War

I'm going to need to move my groups around. Thunderhammer is with the Space Pirates. Dr. Sherlock Cucumbledum seems to be with Nicky Fury's Fantastic Friends. Knowhere is presumably gone so... where's Cosmo?

Cosmo's gonna save the day. Hail Cosmo!
by SecondTalon
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Infinity War
Replies: 55
Views: 1299

Re: Avengers: Infinity War

Hell, you could even swap out my positive modifiers for negative or midland ones, and it still works. Anyone else excited filled with unstoppable rage for this? Personally, I'm not sure how certain they're going to work everything in without it seeming forced with it becoming a giant cluster fuck ,...
by SecondTalon
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:58 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Infinity War
Replies: 55
Views: 1299

Re: Avengers: Infinity War

Only ones where the poster provides a link with zero context beyond a thread name as to what the link is. Then I'll write a post about what I believe the link is about, having not watched it. Because fuck watching random ass-links without knowing what it is before I click it. This isn't 1997 and I'...
by SecondTalon
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:54 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Infinity War
Replies: 55
Views: 1299

Re: Avengers: Infinity War

Only ones where the poster provides a link with zero context beyond a thread name as to what the link is. Then I'll write a post about what I believe the link is about, having not watched it. Because fuck watching random ass-links without knowing what it is before I click it. This isn't 1997 and I'm...
by SecondTalon
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:36 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: It's Just Us, League. The DCEU is dead, here's its Tombstone.
Replies: 31
Views: 1132

Re: Justice League

I can't wrap my head around the decision to name the villain Steppenwolf either. First of all, how is that not a major trademark infringement? Secondly, what a weird name for a villain like this. He doesn't look at all like a wolf, doesn't behave at all like a wolf, and he's supposedly from hell wh...
by SecondTalon
Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9330
Views: 1178047

Re: Minecraft

oscar_spider wrote:Request to any admin: Someone put a Command Block on the deck of the Flying Dutchman at X=201, Y=73, Z=-2999. It does nothing when powered and should not be there. I can't break it and would like some admin to please remove it.

My bad. I'm assuming I did that.

Removed
by SecondTalon
Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Something on Youtube
Replies: 2031
Views: 579221

Re: Something on Youtube

I'm posting this here on the off chance that somebody missed this clip: A few simultaneous man-made disasters on the Weather Channel "Hey Boss, shouldn't we pay for a permit to block off the road so we can be sure we get the shot?" "Are you serious? That costs money. Just set up on t...
by SecondTalon
Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Thor: Ragnarok
Replies: 20
Views: 970

Re: Thor: Ragnarok

"Trying too hard" doesn't count if you succeed at being a comedy! It felt to me a lot like Guardians of the Galaxy in flavor. Which isn't really a bad thing. The scene with Dr. Strange was... strange. Pretty pointless. Apart from that, this was a pretty great movie. It's so when he shows ...
by SecondTalon
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Rick and Morty forever and forever a hundred years
Replies: 32
Views: 4619

Re: Rick and Morty forever and forever a hundred years

Unless, of course, we weren't watching a different one.

Not like Rick would care which Jerry he got back.
by SecondTalon
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: It's Just Us, League. The DCEU is dead, here's its Tombstone.
Replies: 31
Views: 1132

Re: Justice League

(Spoilers in that they are only technically spoilers if you both didn't see BvS and have no idea how comics work and also paid no attention to The Death of Superman in the 90s. So I'm not spoiling it) It's the second best DCEU movie. It's still a garbage fire that directly contradicts things we are ...
by SecondTalon
Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What do you think the scientists in the Star Wars universe are working on?
Replies: 4
Views: 522

Re: What do you think the scientists in the Star Wars universe are working on?

Internetmeme wrote:You literally copied and pasted this same thread onto multiple other forums.

And heck, the one you made last week was copied-and-pasted to multiple forums and chans across the internet.


A++ work, Gold stars all around
by SecondTalon
Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:27 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2562
Views: 411478

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)

Brutal Legend is free at Humble Bundle.

MDK is free at GoG
by SecondTalon
Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:02 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Forum Migration
Replies: 412
Views: 529017

Re: Forum Migration

davean wrote:You can all suggest themes from https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/styles-2 or create a custom one for this board. Or use the 'Allan Style - SUBSILVER' option.

Does that answer your question?
by SecondTalon
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1916: "Temperature Preferences"
Replies: 82
Views: 4581

Re: 1916: "Temperature Preferences"

places with "boring" wet weather like Portland Oregon. I was wondering whether he meant Portland, Oregon or Portland, Maine. Sometimes those east coasters assume Maine when clearly Oregon has the Portland most worth talking about. How could we know which Portland he meant in the comic? Na...
by SecondTalon
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:12 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14040
Views: 1927315

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

I've decided this is Humour rather than Dark: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/41973119/why-do-people-still-think-the-earth-is-flat (It's a video news item, if that affects your choice of whether to 'read' it on your current, possibly-metered, connection. And only the woman in it gave any actual 'reaso...
by SecondTalon
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:11 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Good Plaice
Replies: 34
Views: 1628

Re: The Good Plaice

These television shows, even though Netflix lists them as Netflix originals, are shows that have been aired in different countries, and Netflix has bought exclusive distribution rights to stream them in other various countries. They may be available on Netflix in their home territory and other mark...
by SecondTalon
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13198
Views: 1249498

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

Really? I would only have expected them to work if the PSU was the same make and model, just a higher wattage. And maybe not even then.

They haven't standardized those yet.
by SecondTalon
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Strangererest Things
Replies: 41
Views: 4714

Re: Strangererest Things

You may want to re-read the exact words I wrote. At any rate, giving a shit about your appearance and using a product typically associated with women? Unmanly and worth shame to the point of threatening a child. Presented as a bonding moment with said child - because it was. Pretty much every singl...
by SecondTalon
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Strangererest Things
Replies: 41
Views: 4714

Re: Strangererest Things

Generic season 2 spoilers, all assume you've seen the whole thing but I'm also not getting specific Eleven spent too much time away from The Group. Especially for the stuff with Kali to not really go anywhere while using stock characters (the large black guy is actually a teddy bear with a heart...
by SecondTalon
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5122
Views: 726284

Re: Most excellent times

Nice. Getting useful stuff for cheap is always pleasant.
by SecondTalon
Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Santa Claus
Replies: 14
Views: 1645

Re: Santa Claus

jastim wrote:Why these parents don't let their children figure it out on their own?!

For the likes and clicks, spambot. For the likes and clicks.
by SecondTalon
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1852
Views: 415435

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

Xbox 360....so long ago

Does not compute.oh god it's been 12 years

Anyway, use the template.
by SecondTalon
Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:29 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1852
Views: 415435

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

* Background : a game I used to play a lot as a kid but is lost either in my 999 in 1 games CDs or collection of floppy's that I lost a lot of. You have a fighter plane you control with the mouse and there's a lot of power-ups while opponents come from all directions. * System : PC: Windows 95 or D...
by SecondTalon
Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]
Replies: 42
Views: 7885

Re: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]

Nah, someone finally tranq'd davean and we managed to drag him back to the admin cave.

We're done here.
by SecondTalon
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1852
Views: 415435

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

I sometimes feel like making up a game and giving it an overly broad timeframe (like 1994-2005) and just seeing if Deva can find something that matches it.
by SecondTalon
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:28 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1559
Views: 218735

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

The volume of the Great Pyramid of Giza is 2,583,283 cubic metres (91,227,778 cu ft)

It's volume is similar enough to The Millennium Dome/The O2

It's pretty fucking big, is what I am trying to convey here

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