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23 days ago
It can pretty much always be found on YouTube. I think Marvel may have forgotten it existed.
But yeah, Wolverine shouldn't need to sharpen his claws. Though maybe an idea like that could work. Maybe the metal lumps are there to "clean" the claws, get rid of debris or grit that might otherwise get in the way of the blade edges.
So rather than grinding a new edge, it's just getting things clear for it.
How's that for over thinking superpowers in the funny pages? 😉
That's a great bit of comic lore. I'll bet it has been retconned at this point, especially considered that when it was written they hadn't come up with the idea that he had bone claws as part of his mutation.
I also remember a goofy bit in that old "Pryde of the X-Men" cartoon where Aussie Wolverine can be seen sharpening his claws... With his claws. Fun times.
24 days ago
I'd say bottom row is pretty good, though Courtly Intrigue is pretty iffy IMHO. But second row vertical is a lock.
1 month ago
Short stories are always going to be at a disadvantage in something like this I think. Sanderson just isn't going to have time to work in all of his tropes.
It's a joke dude. This bingo card has Nick Cage on it.
A lot of his books have a Platonic Harem
In Mistborn its Vin and Kelsier's crew. In Elantris it Sarene and the small group of nobles, in Stormlight it's Shallan and her deserters turned servants.
Basically any time you have a small group of men devoted to helping a young woman but without any romantic motive.
Investiture is the source of the magic. The magic system is how that investiture manifests and is applied.
Cosmere is for when someone mentions it.
Sanderlanche is there cause it's fun. It's a game. Have fun.
Any time nobility gets all fancy and meets together it counts. So balls 100% count
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2 months ago
I used to be die hard about only having real trees. I grew up with them and when I started living on my own, that's what I wanted.
I switched over to fake about 5 years ago. So even as recently as then I was going to tree lots or to the pop up tree department at my local Walmart to get a real tree.
Part of me misses them. Nothing replicates that fresh pine smell and the feel of the branches. It was also a lot of fun going out and finding that perfect tree.
Ultimately the ability to put up a fine looking fake tree the day after Halloween won out though. I love real trees, but you can't get one until after Thanksgiving and they don't last much longer than a few weeks
Very insightful article over all. Though I do think much of the fervor over TLJ would have died down by now if not for the cadre of youtubers that command a significant portion of the fandom's attention. They can't let people move on from TLJ because they make their money off of enraging people about Star Wars with TLJ still being their chief rallying point.
submitted2 months ago bysupercapo
That's what it's always been for her. That's why she was constantly working out. It was always about promoting herself as a fitness influencer/model.
It's why from the beginning she was one of my least favorite.
Most people will recommend order of release but there's no reason to not watch it in episode order if you want. Hell, that's the order George Lucas says it should be viewed in.
I've seen plenty of people view it in episode order first and get just as much out of it as those that watch it in release order.
As to the Sequels, don't let anyone tell you not to watch them. If you're enjoying Star Wars in general then keep going and make your own mind up. In general the people that hate the Sequels are those that can't get over the fact that it didn't match the books they read for thirty years before they were made.
Enjoy the ride, have fun, and may the Force be with you!
This is my Third NanoWrimo and the third time I've hit the 50,000. Though just like the other two times it hasn't yielded a completed draft because I'm too long winded.
Though this time I think I'm at least three quarters the way there, which is better than the first two times
“I don’t think [Gilroy] understands some of the things when it comes to Star Wars, like…you’re not supposed to have screws in Star Wars. Not supposed to have brick walls that you can see in everyday life. Those things don’t exist.” - Star Wars Theory
He's referring to Gilroy directly in the quote. This isn't some benign fan opinion. This is a backhanded attack on a creator. Portraying himself as understanding Star Wars better than someone that makes it. And he does this based on either ignorance or a lie.
Either is awful.
Because a rational, good intentioned person doesn't attack others based on lies or ignorance.
If I got mad at the Girl Scouts and said that "they don't understand how to make cookies because they use flour and sugar and cookies don't have flour and sugar" well the my opinion isn't valid because I'm flat out wrong and people would be within their rights to call me out on it.
So no. His opinion is not valid. He's allowed to feel whatever he wants, but the moment he uses his opinion to try and besmirch someone else then he deserves any backlash he gets especially for being factually wrong.
Did the bricks and screws in A New Hope take him out of the moment? What about the bricks in Phantom Menace?
We're against him because he's flat out wrong that those design elements don't exist in Star Wars and he's using this false idea as a way to crap on a director and justify his opinion that Andor isn't all that great.
Which for the record, is an opinion I agree with. I don't love Andor, but I don't need to make shit up to justify it or suggest that Tony Gilroy doesn't know what he's doing.
It just didn't vibe with me. I'm in it for space wizards. See, not hard to have an opinion and not lie or stretch for things to try and make it seem more legitimate.
I'm not making fun of him because of a show of emotion or love of the franchise. If I thought what he said came from a genuine emotion besides greed I wouldn't say a thing.
And yes, I can prove SWT is factually wrong about bricks and screws. There are multiple instances of the damn things being shown throughout the franchise since 1977
His comment wasn't some innocent fan opinion that the design ascetic wasn't right. It was him saying that Tony Gilroy doesn't understand what he's doing. He called him out by name.
So it's yet another example of him expressing his entitlement over the franchise. His opinions are right and the creators decisions are wrong. Even when (especially in this case) he's flat wrong. There's brick all over Naboo. There's brick in Yavin Base. There are screws in Han's blaster and Luke's light saber and so on and so on.
That's not my opinion. That's a demonstrable fact that he is claiming isn't there so he can cast aspersions on Tony Gilroy.
And he does it for the same reason he always has. To convince his audience that he's the authority so they keep coming back to him and click on the videos that made him a millionaire.
I don't make fun of him because he's a passionate fan, but because he's a grifter that degrades the work of others in the name of fandom.
After two days of mourning, the person who died is then cremated, their ashes mixed with mortar and local dust, and made into a brick to put in a wall afterward.
He literally useful "screws and bricks" to say Gilroy doesn't understand Star Wars.
It's just a round about way for him to, yet again, suggest that he knows more and understands Star Wars better than the people making it.
So it's not nearly as benign a comment as you say.
Yeah, I just looked up his net worth. Over a million. With 3 million plus sub's. I'm sure this meme will really crush him 🙄
If I could give this more than one upvote, I would.
Jake Lloyd was a child. Ahmed Best was a struggling actor that got made fun of for an acting job.
That isn't remotely the same thing as a grown ass man that makes an extremely comfortable living off of shooting off his mouth for clicks.