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by SecondTalon
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89839
Views: 6906380

Re: Thoughts for ships

Deadshot misses all the time. You're thinking of Bullseye.

That said, both of them have to actually aim at something.
by SecondTalon
Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13297
Views: 1311299

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

.... I need that in my life. And nose.
by SecondTalon
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13297
Views: 1311299

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

This reminds me of a children's story I quite like, where two people standing in the rain talk about improving the umbrella to make standing in the rain less unpleasant. They add walls, a frame (so they don't need to hold it above their heads), floor, windows and even a stove and they're pretty sat...
by SecondTalon
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1167: "Star Trek into Darkness"
Replies: 156
Views: 47535

Re: 1167: "Star Trek into Darkness"

Cuvtixo did specifically say The Original Series, which means Torres, Troi, Dukat's half Bajoran daughter and so on are irrelevant, especially as the comment was more about what Gene was trying to say, Gene not being nearly as involved in TNG as he was in TOS, and completely un-involved in everythin...
by SecondTalon
Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Fat Curse -- a metaphor
Replies: 8
Views: 2061

Re: Fat Curse -- a metaphor

Yeah, I'm gonna have to go ahead and say that's the worst advice in the universe. For every one person that'll help - and it doesn't at all sound like you're one of them as a healthy person doesn't hide their eating - it'll do actual harm to hundreds, maybe thousands. So... could you not advocate c...
by SecondTalon
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Replies: 188
Views: 6710

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

Doesn't matter. They're on the same site, they're seen as somehow equivalent.
by SecondTalon
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Replies: 188
Views: 6710

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

I'm pretty much of the mindset that an aggregator that allows for direct input taints it's own well.
by SecondTalon
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:01 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Replies: 188
Views: 6710

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

It's almost like maybe Jedi know something about hiding from other Force users, and that places of immense Dark Side power are useful in that goal of staying the fuck underground and off the Force radar. As for the Ghosts... if they had cell phones, it wouldn't be needed. tumblr_oxskolb2Ju1rvya9ro1_...
by SecondTalon
Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Replies: 188
Views: 6710

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

In the prequels, we saw how someone Falls; in the originals we saw how someone is Redeemed. What is this trio offering us that's new? The overarching story isn't at all enticing to me. Only if you subscribe to the theory that Obi-Wan and Padme were bangin' and that Luke and Leia are Ben's kids, not...
by SecondTalon
Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Replies: 188
Views: 6710

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

In a lot of ways, I kind of thing the thing in your spoiler was the point. 7 was 4 remixed. 8 looked like it was going to be 5 remixed but, as Luke said, "This isn't going to go the way you think" By Jedi, what did we actually know about The Emperor? Not much. Used the Force, had Vader as ...
by SecondTalon
Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1344
Views: 272330

Re: Actual Drnukenness!

I do know people in to that.
by SecondTalon
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1344
Views: 272330

Re: Actual Drnukenness!

Not sexier to others. Same amount of sexy.

Just less likely to say no.
by SecondTalon
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:41 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The worst film you've seen
Replies: 706
Views: 224034

Re: The worst film you've seen

OP Tipping wrote:Eraserhead.

You just listed the title of what some consider to be David Lynch(professional weirdo)'s best work.

And nothing else.

Can you please explain what the problem was?

Also - insert my "you really need to watch more bad films if that was the worst" statements.
by SecondTalon
Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you're embarrassed to admit you like
Replies: 32
Views: 7726

Re: Games you're embarrassed to admit you like

Bullshit is the best "sitting around, mostly chatting, maybe drinking" game I've played.
by SecondTalon
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: If you could combine two(or more) games
Replies: 209
Views: 28826

Re: If you could combine two(or more) games

Ginger - look in to Therian Saga.

Seriously.
by SecondTalon
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is there somewhere you go to discuss books?
Replies: 16
Views: 1106

Re: Is there somewhere you go to discuss books?


You're not my Space dad, I click what I want!
by SecondTalon
Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is there somewhere you go to discuss books?
Replies: 16
Views: 1106

Re: Is there somewhere you go to discuss books?

Zohar wrote:
SecondTalon wrote:I had to explain to someone there that, no, sheep do not breathe through their anus.

I thought your thing was goats.

Sheep are basically hairier, relaxed goats
by SecondTalon
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:39 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The worst film you've seen
Replies: 706
Views: 224034

Re: The worst film you've seen

I haven't watched The Last Airbender; it came to my knowledge when I was an adult and it was apparently too dumb for my demographics (I did see a few episodes before deciding that). Making the fire people brown people is certainly a bad move (I think they are the villains in this story). However, w...
by SecondTalon
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is there somewhere you go to discuss books?
Replies: 16
Views: 1106

Re: Is there somewhere you go to discuss books?

I wouldn't bother with Reddit.

I had to explain to someone there that, no, sheep do not breathe through their anus.

I wish I was kidding
by SecondTalon
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1930: "Calendar Facts"
Replies: 32
Views: 2982

Re: 1930: "Calendar Facts"

oi. Don't use red. Red's reserved for... well, this sort of thing.
by SecondTalon
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:15 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Replies: 188
Views: 6710

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

doogly wrote:
SecondTalon wrote:You understand you described Luke, yes?

Yeah but he used to bullseye womp rats back home.

Throw bottles at dogs from his T-bird?
by SecondTalon
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:04 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Replies: 188
Views: 6710

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

You understand you described Luke, yes? Crack pilot in an X-wing, something he's not flown. Able to repair droids. Vague, unexplained backstory that boils down to "farm boy living with aunt and uncle". Mild description of parents leaving him.... wait, that was Rey. Mild description of dad ...
by SecondTalon
Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:01 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Replies: 188
Views: 6710

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

the direction and editing in Lucas's version are masterful and easily outdo their model.) Be sure you know which Lucas to thank for that. Sure as fuck wasn't George. I watched the movie, but I was confused by Rey's origin. Was she raised and trained by the force itself? Like she's blessed by god to...
by SecondTalon
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:19 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Replies: 188
Views: 6710

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

Yeah, I mean, 7 wasn't as good as the Holy Trilogy (that also has it's own problems) or Rogue One, but it sure as fuck isn't worse than the Prequels.
by SecondTalon
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:41 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Replies: 188
Views: 6710

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

Some answers! 2. It'd be weirder if a force user *couldn't* fling herself back to the ship. 4. Several of your points come back to this - yes, the whole thing would have been avoided if purplehair had said "This is what we're doing". At the same time, the overriding theme with ...
by SecondTalon
Sat Dec 16, 2017 2:44 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: It's Just Us, League. The DCEU is dead, here's its Tombstone.
Replies: 36
Views: 2104

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

Yeah, but it's typical Snyder - Gets the look exactly right, even does things that are basically shot-for-shot remakes of the source, but completely misses both the point and the context of what he's copying, so he kinda moves it around and fails to see that it simply doesn't work divorced from the ...
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: 36
Views: 2104

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: 188
Views: 6710

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: 1944

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: 706
Views: 224034

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: 2359

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: 42
Views: 5830

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: 4244
Views: 289372

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: 2359

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: 2359

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: 2359

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: 36
Views: 2104

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: 2359

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: 2359

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...

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