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winna

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« Reply #440 on: 01-11-2018 04:54 »

You mean the one where Doc gets Marty to fix the timeline by sucking on his balls?
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« Reply #441 on: 01-11-2018 09:24 »

And by giving the world's sexiest handjob.
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« Reply #442 on: 01-11-2018 17:16 »

I think it was an incredibly solid debut and Iím surprised when I hear people talk about it now as if it was weak and you have to get past it to really enjoy the show. When I first saw the pilot I immediately knew I was going to love the show.

When I first saw it, I wrote the show off as another bit of lazy Adult Swim nonsense and assumed it was all rubbish until they did that Simpsons couch gag and I was compelled to watch episode 2 (which was like a sucker-punch to the gut made out of awesomeness and sold me on the series outright).

I can enjoy the pilot when I go back to it, now, but I really didn't click with it on first viewing.
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« Reply #443 on: 04-11-2018 09:16 »

The third season was like a chicken nugget or fried cutlet that was cooked in a way that was horribly burnt to a cinder on the outside, but the middle was raw and dripping with salmonella.  What a disappointment.  I hope Season 4 they get the original team back together because, oh jesus was I not happy.
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« Reply #444 on: 04-11-2018 09:17 »

Who the fuck is noob noob?
Who the fuck is noob noob?

It means your mother is a prostitute in Pingu language.
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« Reply #445 on: 04-12-2018 17:14 »

Interesting.
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« Reply #446 on: 04-12-2018 21:43 »

And by giving the world's sexiest handjob.

After me of course.
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« Reply #447 on: 04-13-2018 10:01 »

I definitely didn't dislike season 3 as much as it sounds like you did. I kind of reminded me of Futurama's later seasons; a handful of average episodes with a few really excellent ones mixed in.
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« Reply #448 on: 04-13-2018 14:22 »
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I liked season three more than season two because while it was funny, I thought season two had some moments that attempted to be a bit too emotionally serious, and that's not what I'm watching Rick and Morty for. I liked the direction of Rick is an asshole who is ruining everyone's lives but his daughter won't kick him out because she is emotionally dependent on him direction of season three. I don't want to see Rick try to kill himself because he got rejected by a hive mind. I want to see him ruin his family's life and not give a shit because he is a hilariously over-the-top nihilist.

The fan base is way to into the show now though. It's a bit embarrassing.
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« Reply #449 on: 04-13-2018 14:59 »

The fan base is way to into the show now though. It's a bit embarrassing.

Yeah, that's not up for debate after that whole McDonald's fiasco.

Luckily, it's easy to enjoy something if you simply ignore all third parties and look at it for what it is.
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« Reply #450 on: 04-15-2018 02:00 »
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It's really pathetic seeing people go so crazy over some nasty dipping sauce.  

Really so much enjoyment of something can be retained if you avoid tumblr or reddit.

God I hate those websites.  Full of assholes looking for excuses to be horrible to you and gang up on you if you defend yourself, and people just automatically downvote things if they don't like you or simply because you have an unpopular opinion rather then bothering to read, and the moderators seem far more concerned with joyless hairsplitting then putting trolls in their place.
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« Reply #451 on: 04-15-2018 03:51 »

Upvoting and downvoting in general seem kind of dumb.
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« Reply #452 on: 04-15-2018 04:06 »

I browse reddit all the time, but only as a source of interesting news and miscellaneous stuff.

Speaking of Rick and Morty, I have seasons 1&2 here, and ought to get to watching them!

 
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« Reply #453 on: 04-15-2018 06:31 »

It's really pathetic seeing people go so crazy over some nasty dipping sauce.   

Really so much enjoyment of something can be retained if you avoid tumblr or reddit.

God I hate those websites.  Full of assholes looking for excuses to be horrible to you and gang up on you if you defend yourself, and people just automatically downvote things if they don't like you or simply because you have an unpopular opinion rather then bothering to read, and the moderators seem far more concerned with joyless hairsplitting then putting trolls in their place.

Reddit is kind of shit sometimes for those things; there's no voicing my true opinion on Spec Ops: The Line (which I think is the most overhyped piece of shit in the world) without being torn down.

I enjoy lots of other sub-communities there, though. If you've got niche hobbies there's likely subreddits which fit your interests.

I'll never defend Tumblr, though. I think it's one of the most toxic websites on the internet.
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« Reply #454 on: 05-14-2018 00:00 »

And by giving the world's sexiest handjob.

That's my goddam title how dare they?
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« Reply #455 on: 05-14-2018 04:14 »

I think that's how I was conceived.

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« Reply #456 on: 05-14-2018 18:50 »

I'm sure most peeps on PEEL have already seen the news, but the show was renewed for a whopping 70 episodes. That takes it to 101 episodes, total.
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« Reply #457 on: 05-15-2018 00:18 »

I think that's how I was conceived.



Would you like to see?
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« Reply #458 on: 05-15-2018 10:07 »

I'm sure most peeps on PEEL have already seen the news, but the show was renewed for a whopping 70 episodes. That takes it to 101 episodes, total.

Rick and Morty, 100 years!

To be honest, this seems like overkill. They already come out at a below-average pace, so another 70 episodes is going to take for-fucking-EVER to produce. I suppose that's the point though.
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« Reply #459 on: 05-15-2018 22:51 »

Simpsons did it first!

I'm going to be taking things *very* slowly over the Memorial Day weekend (26-28 May), which would be a good time to sit down and crack open my R&M discs and get a bit of binging in. I've seen a lot of the episodes, in random order, but it might be nice to just zone out a bit and take in the show.

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« Reply #460 on: 05-16-2018 05:05 »

As far as I'm aware VB is still pretty high quality.  Then again, their production pipeline is beyond bizarre.
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« Reply #461 on: 05-17-2018 09:57 »

but it might be nice to just zone out a bit and take in the show.

Yeah, go with the flow.


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« Reply #462 on: 07-04-2018 02:07 »

That was me in a club bathroom the other week.

You will not believe how many homophobic blokes suddenly get very.... friendly when it's just me and them and a public toilet.

I just played dumb because this guy was severely in the downlow and made a swift exit.

3rd Season was a huge disappointment for me.   I just found it very forgettable except for the parts that I found rather bad or especially tedious to sit through: I honestly thought it was like a chicken nugget that was both overcooked and burnt, but raw and salmonellerry on the inside.   Really didn't seem to have any good ideas of where it wanted to go, and too many new writers made the episode very lopsided.

Also thought the darkest part of Morty's character was him mutating Ethan (a rather nice guy and is coping with sexual abuse) for "giving Summer body issues" when Summer brought it all on herself, as Summer is a very superficial and shallow person, even by teenager standards.   It's been made clear that Summer has dumped Ethan several times or has cheated on him, but when Ethan felt like the realtionship had run its course, and went out with a girl who he seemed to have a much better connection with then he ever did with Summer, Summer instantly judged the other girl on her breasts and assumed that was the only reason any boy could ever like her.     So the whole episode was Summer at her worst, projecting her insecurities and her overall contempt for other girls she sees as beneath her (Nancy in Risky Business) or as a threat. 

Morty lashing out and sentencing an innocent and traumatised teenage boy into a living death out of pure sadism and misguided self righteousness based on Summer's own shallow disdain for another girl should have been one of the darkest moments of Season 3 played for drama, instead of a throway gag.   
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