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  1. wcw43921

    Avengers Infinity War with spoilers

    You have to remember--that came from a time when kids actually played with their toys.
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    Aphorisms for a Superhero Universe

    "When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism."--Robert Green Ingersoll
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    Please no more Royal Wedding

    The British didn't abolish the monarchy after the signing of the Magna Carta, and they didn't abolish the monarchy after the English Civil War. Heck, they actually brought back the monarchy after Cromwell. And they didn't abolish the monarchy after the death of Diana, and the institution was taken down half a dozen notches for not being "caring enough." What makes you think they're going to abolish the monarchy now?
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    Avengers Infinity War with spoilers

    Honestly, I think they should have recast Jane Foster like they did Bruce Banner and James Rhodes. Not only was she important to Thor's character development, she seemed to have an intuitive understanding of the intersection between science and magic-- Jane Foster: That's a quantum field generator isn't it? Eir: It's a soul forge. Jane Foster: Does a soul forge transfer molecular energy from one place to another? Eir: [surprised] Yes. Jane Foster: [to Thor, quietly pleased] Quantum field generator. That proved useful in Thor: The Dark World (from which the above is taken) and it could have proved useful in Infinity War. Perhaps she could appear in Avengers 4 with an idea as to how to put the universe back together.
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    Aphorisms for a Superhero Universe

    “The future is worth it. All the pain. All the tears. The future is worth the fight.” –Martian Manhunter
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    For some reason? Like maybe seeing the Black Panther movie more than once?
  7. Meanwhile--in Georgia--this is happening.
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    In other news...

    This sounds like the premise of a Futurama episode-- "Good News, Everyone! I've discovered the oldest oxygen in the universe, in a galaxy far, far away! Thirteen billion light-years to be exact. How's about you expendable idi--I mean essential crew members pop over there and bring it home for me?" "Old oxygen? Wouldn't that smell all dank and musty--like the Professor's slippers?" "Actually, the vintage oxygen market is quite lucrative. Collectors and air connoisseurs pay millions for the really old stuff--the older the better!" "Millions, you say ? This bending unit has definitely got to get some of that action!" "I thought robots didn't use oxygen. It promotes rust!" "Rust ain't a problem for me since I got my new rustproofing upgrade. The next time I tell you to bite my shiny metal ass, you can be assured that it's rust free!" "Good to know!"
  9. Could It Work? SHOULD It Work???
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    Destroy Your Geek Cred!!

    Nope. The Hoff as Nick Fury was an actual thing. It did have some fairly nifty moments in it though--I liked their designs for the Helicarrier and the HYDRA agents. Some of them were in these German-style uniforms with peaked kepis and masks that covered everything, even the eyes, while some were MIB types in suits with grey skin and dark glasses. But then, you had The Hoff as Fury. Bruce Willis would have been a better choice, but I doubt they could afford him at that point. Still, it was better than I expected it would be.
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    Las Vegas - Champions Universe

    And people complain about Wonder Woman's costume.
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    Happy Star Wars Month!

    In the continuing celebration of Star Wars Month, I ask that you all note that today (May 14th) is George Lucas' 74th Birthday. In addition to viewing any of the Star Wars movies, it is also nifty to view THX-1138 or American Graffiti as a way to celebrate the filmmaker who changed just about everything--even if it was pretty much by accident. Still, I wouldn't have it any other way. And if I had the chance to say it to his face, I would say--"Thank You Always, Sir." I hope you all would say the same.
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    RIP: Margot Kidder

    With apologies to Kate Bosworth, Erica Durance, Amy Adams, and (at the risk of committing fandom heresy) Noel Neill--RIP to the Best Lois Lane Ever.
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    Lost genre's?

    Comedy seems to be a lost genre with regards to RPGs. As mentioned earlier in the thread, Paranoia is making a comeback, but TOON? Ghostbusters? Teenagers From Outer Space? Nobody seems interested in thoroughly unserious roleplaying.
  15. How can you wash all that down with just a cup of tea? You'd need half the pot at least.