Post by ZenPsychosis on Jan 14, 2017 13:55:57 GMT -6
No Sean... Hope he's doing ok.
There's a way to be a Word Sergeant? I must find a way to climb the Word ranks... perhaps one day I can be a Word Colonel, or even a Word General if I work hard enough.
I had no new year resolutions either, until I heard about these Word rankings.
Fraggle: So, with as much as everyone here at the Shack is prone to Fraggle (I myself being something of a quantum singularity of Fraggle), does that make the Shack Fraggle Rock by extension?
Regarding the whole Dancing Vs. Skating thing: Skating is essentially ice dancing, so it's completely understandable.
Pretty sure that I said it before, but that Yuri On Ice doesn't play to the "gay" stereotypes or tropes is part of its genius - yay for inclusion and representation!
BrightMarsh actually explained the origin of his name in his introduction thread. He may be the only one around here that reads Mandarin to be able to verify his story, though.
YuGiOh the anime: "Screw the rules, we have production money! If you don't like it, we'll settle your face with a children's card game!"
Chibiusa is totally the Scrappy Doo of SM.
Anime translations: If all else fails, Fan Subs are a thing. If I remember, VLC even has methods of loading separate subtitle files from the video playing. Fan Subs are... hit and miss, but even some of the REALLY bad translations are at least funny.
Darth Maul as a convenience store clerk cracks me up... totally picturing him as a version of Dante screaming: "I'm not even supposed to be here today!" every time he has to use the Force.
"In 1972 a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they didn't commit. These men promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade to the Los Angeles underground. Today, still wanted by the government, they survive as soldiers of fortune. If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire the A-Atheists!"
"Sean - how many religious stories do you have to dunk on?" Sean: "Nun"
Zen forgives all spoilers (and doesn't really care about spoilers in general). I actually spoiled a lot of DRR for myself while watching it the first time because I was so into it. Dullahan's in Irish myth are Harbingers of death (somewhat similar to the Grim Reaper in other places). If you see one on the road as it's riding, it will throw a bucket of blood on you, marking you as the next to die.
Hmm... do sins other than sex feel bad? Not talking about the whole Catholic Guilt thing kicking in afterwards - always thought the whole reason that humans could be tempted to sin was that it was stuff that felt good. Maybe Jesus is Jesus because they all feel bad and so it's easy for him... not really fair to win using cheat codes.
This talk about Pocket and the unnamed woman sealed up in the wall has given me a real case of the sads. Hits a bit too close to home. Think I might avoid reading Fool for a while.
Missed opportunity: The minute of silence could have been the Pokemon Hypno slowly saying its name, over and over again.
Human beings, even loners, are hard-wired to need other people. I hope all goes well in Vienna. We're here for you if and when you need something, Random, especially if it's our special brand of insanity and "jokes."
Ooh... A Dr. Who corner would be great. Not sure I'd be accepted as a full-blown Whoovian, but my first Doctor was Sylvester McCoy, and definitely find the show interesting.
Post by Eugene Tea on Jan 14, 2017 14:05:00 GMT -6
First of all, very nice picture. Call it Fice Dunk if you want. Hey, it's a good language (funnily enough, I have no trouble with pronounciations, but I guess that's because Russian phonetic system is closer to German than English one, so it's not really funny, alright, I'll stop now.) The thing about Duolingo: I started with Russian To German course, but I switched to English to German now, so it shows old exp. And I'm lazy. I think, Duolingo has Russian, at least English to Russian course. I like Summer as the only season when you can go from inside to outside without changing clothes and not die... Seals, you say... Climate around these parts is a bit worse than in Austria, but still a lot of insects during Summer and Autumn. Then again, some parts of Russia are in Polar circle, there'll be less bees. *unpauses* That's what I'm doing! In summary, there're almost all kinds of weather, because of the territory. "Fraggling"? (Yep, feeling it.) Nice! (My Japanese-inclined friend explained to me that YOI's Russian characters are still stereotypical, just with Japanese stereotypes, and that kinda ruined the whole thing for me. Oh, well.) Thank you, BrightMarsh! Ooh, that's nice. Good point about Leon. *anime sounds talk* Yep, it's still weird that Maul wears a shirt. He is actually a cosplayer! Or Leon's pants corner. *anime BAKAME!* Bible-fanfiction? Huh. About the lady in the wall: damn, that's cruel. Seems like something that could happen in a church. I have a sudden urge to audible.com, youur best ssource of audiiobookss... It's going to be okay. Probably. Vienna... I'm okay with Dr. Who. I have a 4th Dr.'s scarf because it's practical. Channel Awesome? I dunno about that. Kinda stopped liking them recently (a year or so). Except for Todd and Rap Critic. And Brad Jones. Kirsten, don't suggest people to watch Serbian film, that's not nice... Foonkh.
Post by ThatWeirdAnimeGuy on Jan 14, 2017 14:13:36 GMT -6
Yuri on Ice is great because it isn't like the thousand shitty yaoi romance stuff that falls right into sterotypes and tropes. Even if it wasn't gay or romantic at all, it'd still be one of the best sports anime that I've ever seen.
I don't know whether I should blame Jade for saying ladies' night or Kerstin for almost starting to sing it for having the song stuck in my head, but either way I'd like to thank you for planting that worm in my brainspace.
I'm sure it's part of the Grand Master Plan for World (or at least Internet) Domination to conduct Funk Dunk in German. That said, I did find myself in sync with Kerstin when she went "Bitte!" in response to Jade's "Danke!" (representing about 10% of my German vocabulary) and again when she went "Existential crisis?" at the same time I did, so obviously the mind control is working. Pretty sneaky there, Dunkers!
While I'm pretty much a prude, I'm also about as Liberal as it's possible to be. It does strike me as odd that (eg) Data being GAY in Independence Day Resurgence for having a guy care about him (and knit him a scarf) was a huge "HOLLYWOOD GAY AGENDA IS CORRUPTING OUR KIDS!" moment but American footballers (or Rugby players) are Uber Macho for crouching down gazing at each others butts and wresting with them. Or wrestlers for prancing around in their underwear (or in the WWE, prancing around in FABULOUS outfits) and hugging each other. Not that having gay characters made ID2 any good!
I would think Leon would delete Jade's latest Slashfic (where the Funky Trio REALLY get to know each other) if he was going to delete anything. But they did bring it on themselves, as they did say it in one Word Funk.
Yu-Gi-Oh (anime) sounds like the way Poker is portrayed in movies - to believe movies, skilful poker players are simply better at getting dealt awesome hands. CinemaSins did a whole spiel on how Le Chiffre made exactly the right call in Casino Royale, because the odds of James Bond beating him were astronomical (obviously, because he's Bond he DOES make the Royal Flush, but only an idiot would consider that a realistic probability).
And on the subject of things astronomical, I prefer Monty Python's take on showing the epic scope of the Universe - and the figures are mostly accurate, with a little fudging (the speed of light is closer to 11 million miles a minute than 12). Though the scene where the Galactic sized woman is impregnated by one star and then gives birth to another might not be suitable for kids:
A Dr. Who corner would be great. Not sure I'd be accepted as a full-blown Whoovian, but my first Doctor was Sylvester McCoy, and definitely find the show interesting.
I AM a full blown Whovian - I think I've seen every episode since the mid 70s (I might have missed a couple). Favourite Doctor is still my first (somebody observed that "Whovians are like ducklings - they imprint on the first actor that played him!"), Tom Baker (Four) and my favourite story is one of his Robots of Death, which still holds up years later (they clearly inspired the look of the "Angel Hosts" in 2007's Voyage of the Damned).
Post by SPOOKYthingsgobumpintheBright on Jan 16, 2017 20:53:01 GMT -6
2 cunt ~ toucan that is an important thing the cum of the crop of questions yup note to self learn klingon then german i knew it everyone wants to see hear and listen to and experience those stories your internet magicery powers always amaze me. never change rwp dread is a pretty good season are penguins assholes? thats psychopathic. wtf rwp i feel more of an “hooray i exist i exist" feeling than a senpai whatevery blah "gay people aren’t normal” got it so gayness is a plurality you bet, that swamp is shimmering like a mutherfucker yes unsympathetically funny awesome i did a good question not all of it thou lying cunt such a leon thing for him to say is the tuba sharp? thats what makes it so good i see lauren totally playing a cat or dog i dont like sailor moon anymore, lesbians waah? wait? when does star wars rebels take place Kerstin is Jeff atheist funk hard or funk home it wasn’t a line it was a loop I’m so sorry *runs off crying* ikaburro like a light switch *snap* you know we do Kurosawa did a good take on King Lear with Ran very cool stuff i’m on it! all glory to the hypno-toad must watch porky’s, must watch porky's but did he fuck his way to Vienna? I have all the Sean questions, designed to maximize "!!!!!!" I watched at4w up the wazoo. then the thing episode was next so i watched the movie then there was the wrath of khan review so i head to watch the movie then there was the night mare on elm street video and shit I had to see ALL of those. now i don’t watch at4w anymore. I still need to see Freddy vs Jason and the remake more like cunt nite. ha! i am totally looking forward to the special about nun killings its noon you dingus!
I'm fuzzy on the new Star Wars timeline, since they don't print it in years like they used to (used to be every book would start with a timeline giving the date of every book in ABY and BBY (After/Before Battle of Yavin; ie A New Hope)).
That said, I've heard Rebels is three years before ANH (and also Rogue One). If Maul being alive is the confusing part, it was revealed in The Clone Wars cartoon (late season 4) that Maul survived and somehow got a mechanical spider lower body, then hobbled off to a cave to go insane. His brother Savage (pronounced Sah-vahge) found him, helped him recover, and got him metal legs, then the two set out to get revenge on both Obi-Wan and the current Sith (Palpatine for abandoning Maul, Dooku for the shit he did to Savage).
Maul assembled an army of crime lords and took over Mandalore, luring Obi-Wan there. Duchess Satine, leader of Mandalore, was Obi's sorta ex-girlfriend, so when Maul killed her and saw Obi broken hearted, he apparently considered his revenge complete (he had sooooo many opportunities to kill Obi and didn't even try). Later, Palpatine showed up, killed Savage, and captured Maul, using him as bait to find the Nightsisters.
By the time of Rebels, Maul sounds older (doesn't really look older though), and teams up with Ezra to go on a treasure hunt for a Sith Holocron. They find it, but oh noes Maul is bad, so they fight and I think kick him off a nonlethal cliff...
He comes back in season 3 with pants and a shirt, looking like a dork and wanting the Holocron back so he and Ezra can open a Jedi and Sith Holocron simultaneously, cross the streams, and unlock the secrets of their souls, or some shit. Now he's heading to Tatooine for a rematch with Obi-Wan, I guess.
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