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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 306
« on: June 23, 2009, 05:09:58 PM »
Wow.  Words cannot describe.

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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 306
« on: June 23, 2009, 11:46:08 AM »
Any way someone could post the pics directly on the forum?

I can't view them at work :sad:

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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 305
« on: June 17, 2009, 01:25:47 PM »
The next episode is the end of volume 34 and I can't WAIT to own them all.

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Movies, TV, Books & Music / Re: Movies to look forward to
« on: June 16, 2009, 08:43:26 PM »
Good GOD Cape Fear was horrible.

The whole parade scene with the unnecessary horror music ruined the movie for me.

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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 305
« on: June 12, 2009, 02:39:16 PM »
You should be pleased, the trolls are now merged with the physical world. You can join with your brethren!  :troll:

Finally I won't be alone while on my outtings of raping and pillaging!

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Movies, TV, Books & Music / Re: Movies to look forward to
« on: June 12, 2009, 02:34:46 PM »
The only directors who should be allowed to touch McCarthy's work should be the Cohen brothers.

No Country for Old men was a fantastic adaptation and one of the truest-to-the-source movies out there.

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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 305
« on: June 12, 2009, 02:21:39 PM »
This episode was pretty weak in comparison to the last 10 or so episodes.  Don't really know what else to say besides that.

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Movies, TV, Books & Music / Re: Futurama...
« on: June 11, 2009, 07:56:50 PM »
Awesome. I thought the movies were a bit underwhelming compared to the early seasons, but I'm definitely glad for more Futurama. Thanks for the news.

Agreed, good sir.

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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 305
« on: June 09, 2009, 03:05:07 PM »
The manga is pretty much in epic-movie-mode right now.

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Shootin' the Breeze / Re: What do you do for a living
« on: June 08, 2009, 03:44:09 PM »
24.  Work at a hospital.

In school pursuing my Masters in social work.

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Creation Station / Re: My portfolio (before my scanner fried)
« on: May 29, 2009, 01:50:25 PM »
Thanks for checking them all out!

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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 304
« on: May 20, 2009, 02:30:55 PM »
Pretty awesome episode!

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Movies, TV, Books & Music / Re: Movies to dread
« on: May 15, 2009, 05:23:13 PM »
I really don't understand the trend of reviving franchises from childhood. My first reaction to hearing about a Transformers remake was "Yeah, Transformers were AWESOME ... when I was FIVE." Does Michael Bay and Hollywood in general really expect us to take these kiddy-franchise movies seriously? Enough to shell out $10 for each movie and its tired sequels? Just for the potential to relive a childhood novelty?



Yes.  Yes they do.

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Movies, TV, Books & Music / Re: Movies to look forward to
« on: May 09, 2009, 04:10:37 PM »
Wolverine was god awful.

OH HEY I JUST KILLED THIRTY GUYS SO IT'S ABOUT THAT TIME I STRIKE A CLICHE ACTION POSE

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News & Not News / Re: News & Not News Megathread
« on: May 08, 2009, 06:10:26 PM »
Quote
rock and roll "is part of the counterculture which seeks to implant seeds of rebellion in young people's hearts and minds."

I laughed at that.

Music didn't plant the seeds of rebellion.  The parents did.

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Return to Innocence - Enigma

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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 303
« on: May 07, 2009, 08:46:21 PM »
Hahaha, are you a God Hand member? They seemed to think it was worthy. And that's all that really counts, unless you want to write a Letter to the Editor for the God Hand Gazzette expressing your opinion of unworthiness. I'm not sure Void would run the letter though...  :void:

And anyway, "what we know about Ganishka" is mostly from his time as an apostle. Obviously he doesn't show sympathy for the lives of others after he's sacrificed his humanity.
I think the actual power of his feelings for his son are betrayed by his fear. Not only that, if he was so fearful of his son and wife, why not kill them off secretly? He had that option. Why let a successor live when Ganishka more than anyone knows the danger and the violence of succession.

Also, this may be pushing it a bit, but it's how I read it. As a child, Ganishka's relationships with his brother and mother were strained because of the bloodshed. Because of that, I'm sure there were a lot of repressed feelings of guilt and anguish that would have manifested in his relationship with his son. He kept him at a distance, but probably had great hopes as well because of his loss of innocence as a child. We'll never know though... because that chapter of the story is now over.

Good call.  My opinion has been swayed.

I read it once and didn't even think about making the comparison.

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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 303
« on: May 07, 2009, 08:06:28 PM »
Honestly, I don't find Ganishka's sacrifice to be worthy.  From what we know about Ganishka, he has little to no sympathy for the lives of others.  For Miura to have him sacrifice a son he barely saw or cared little for seems like a scapegoat to me.  He didn't see his son for years and never spoke to him so I highly doubt there was enough love or connection for it to be a genuine sacrifice.

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Movies, TV, Books & Music / Re: MICHAEL BAY'S transformers 2
« on: May 07, 2009, 05:31:41 PM »
I still get teary-eyed at the end of The Rock :sad:

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Movies, TV, Books & Music / Re: What are you reading?
« on: May 07, 2009, 05:28:23 PM »
Geeze Walter get with the times.  :troll:

Anyways, I hit a Dune wall. I love Dune, but I can't find the urge to pick up the next book. Maybe it's school work. So In the mean time I'm reading Child of God by Cormick McCarthy, when ever I get time to go to the book store to finish it.

That's a good book.  You should check out Blood Meridian afterwards.

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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 303
« on: May 07, 2009, 05:26:09 PM »
(link removed -Walter)

Nice episode.  Quick and to the point.

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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 303
« on: May 04, 2009, 10:32:25 PM »
im strangely aroused right now

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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 303
« on: May 01, 2009, 07:31:17 PM »
Much obliged, Griffith and Aazealh!
                                 
I imagine the next episode will make me climax in my pants no less than 599 times.

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Current Episodes / Re: Episode 303
« on: May 01, 2009, 07:23:05 PM »
Could someone please repost the pic?  Imageshack is blocked here at work and, man, I would love to see this.

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Reading these lyrics makes me wonder why I listen to Metallica.

Also, Dragonforce is a better band to assosciate Berserk with.

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