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  1. 6 points
    He's not the Riddler, jerkface.
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    And I'm sick of the trope that Trump's campaign actually wasn't built on racism and xenophobia. It trafficked in it. It used the words from those groups. It spoke to those people. The voters responded based on those ideas. Because they held those ideas. Trump used all of this to his benefit, saw it had benefit, and kept doing it. Is he a white supremacist? Probably not. Does he benefit from people who are and people who dance around the edges without realizing what they're doing? Yes, absolutely. If you fuck goats as a joke, you're still a goat fucker.
  3. 3 points
    I’m sure being cast off the gravy train because D&D wanna go play with A Star War has nothing to do with their collective disappointment
  4. 2 points
    Star Wars headcanon is stronger than a billion Death Stars, GoT headcanon burns hotter than all of Dany’s dragons.
  5. 2 points
    Did he actually sign something, or is it still open to Lou Dobbs whipping him into a late night Twitter tantrum?
  6. 2 points
    I'm no doctor but I believe that's called cancer.
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    I don't think you can't necessarily equate sales to how good a game is or isnt. Division 2 got nothing but high praise from just about everyone, yet didn't meet their expectations. They couldn't have asked for better media coverage, I'm not sure I saw any negative press or reaction to it at all. It's a good game and way way better than the first game. Even if it was a bit overhyped in my opinion.
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    I have to ask it again, what show have some of you guys been watching? The show has spent her entire character arc dealing with the fact that (1) her claim to the throne is flimsy-to-nonexistent, (2) that she is for all intents and purposes leading a foreign invasion, and (3) that she is engaging in mental gymnastics ('break the wheel', LOL) to justify her actions. What happened in the last episode is all of those concepts colliding and leading to the most plainly logical conclusion: that she is complete shit and will stop at nothing to rule.
  11. 1 point
    This—I know quite a few conservatives who think he’s a buffoon but just like his economic policies and care more about getting conservatives on the courts.
  12. 1 point
    the players union needs to do something about this. a two year ban for drugs is ridiculous
  13. 1 point
    It's still fucking stupid to compare this to Dexter.
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    Stop being absurd. Dany did that, not Bran. the ridiculous ideas and theories going around as people try to fit the episode into their head canon.
  16. 1 point
    Ok. Holding down L1, L3, and Triangle at once, press Circle and X five times each while letting go of L3 and Triangle in that exact order and proceed to do a complete Fred Astaire tap-dancing routine to mount horse.
  17. 1 point
    The rings were in Iron Man 3, but they were never brought up as having any sort of power if I'm remembering correctly. The Mandarin's logo featured the ten rings as well, but since he was a fake in that movie it pretty much just went away.
  18. 1 point
    love to know what the body count on this flick was.
  19. 1 point
    I pitched in a little. What you're dealing with is a nightmare scenario for me and my wife. I hope things start swinging upward for you soon.
  20. 1 point
    You think they would spend money on the CGI for ghost? Lol
  21. 1 point
    @Pent SON OF A BITCH: AMD RYZEN 5 2600X + GIGABYTE X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING Motherboard + 2 Games - $230 after EMCTAUB54 coupon
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    ive returned to GoW since i only got maybe 1/4 way through last year before getting distracted. So im about 1/2 way through now but also just started up A Plague Tale: Innocence.
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    That is an extremely fast dive, but USB 3.1 will hold it back significantly because of the 10 Gb/s limit. NVME (aka PCI-e x4) has a bandwidth up to 32 Gb/s. Meanwhile a cheaper drive with a SATA internal interface can go up to 6 Gb/s. And yeah, The X1X only has USB 3.0 which can go up to 5 Gb/s, so you wouldn't unlock the SSD's potential until the next gen comes along. And concerning next gen, external drive speed may not even matter. Sony has already spilled the beans that they will have some form of super fast internal SSD caching, and I fully expect Microsoft to do the same.
  25. 1 point
    At least talk about the hordes tech when you see her
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    That's the whole problem with the entire system predicated on that degenerate, Enlightenment-era, bourgeois liberal, garbage document: whether a law or regulation is "a good policy for society" is completely and totally irrelevant if it conflicts with the intent of that degenerate, Enlightenment-era, bourgeois liberal, garbage document.
  28. 1 point
    You could get a 1tb internal ssd and a usb 3 dock or case for a lot less.
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    Why are we talking about nevertrumpers in a thread about white supremacist terrorism? The only real nevertrumpers out there are the old neocons because most of them were anti-communist warhawk Jews. The reason they're never trump is, drumroll please, the virulent anti-Semitic racism of the conservative trump movement! Otherwise they'd just be Republicans. It's the white supremacy that makes for the difference.
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    Yep, Dodger has gotten shit just because he reasonably asks for immigration reform. Not because he's said stupid, racist shit on numerous occasions. Edit: plenty of sexist shit, too.
  33. 1 point
    You must have missed a bunch of episodes.
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    No because like it or not the right to own a gun is explicitly stated in the constitution and even includes the words "shall not infringe". There is no right to an abortion actually specially laid out in the constitution. I really would rather see Roe V Wade overturned and then abortion law actually specified by congress specifically outlining what is and isn't legal. I want it black and white, like abortion is legal up until 20 weeks or whatever the normal agreed on time frame is. That way it's right there, hey abortions are legal up until this point, with whatever exceptions like rape or health of the mother or whatever in the law as well. No more arbitrary gray area that we currently have that's subject to change with every ruling.
  35. 1 point
    She also burned those Dothraki women alive and made the entire Dothraki culture her bloodriders, which means if she dies they’re obligated to kill themselves, or avenge her and then kill themselves.
  36. 1 point
    I mean, you can buy only so much chlorine and put it in your pool before it is hazardous to swim in the chlorinated water. Sometimes industry groups publish information for all to see to raise awareness, not necessarily to sell a product. My company regularly publishes costs of certain services from across the country that even our competitors can use. Does this drive sales of our insurance product? Probably, because the costs can be ruinous if you're not prepared. But it also helps keep vendors honest and prices in check as well.
  37. 1 point
    How can you know something is going to happen while that something also being entirely unearned?
  38. 1 point
    Actors on the whole haven’t historically shown great understanding of storytelling. That’s why most struggle when they try and move into writing and/or directing
  39. 1 point
    That video clip does nothing but reinforce what I just said. I don't think anybody in this thread is arguing that this season hasn't been rushed. It really has and everybody knows it. We'll just have to accept that. Once that's out of the way, you're left with everything else. Many have, for years now, been meming the shit out of how Dany is going to go Mad Queen. That didn't come out of nowhere. Book readers predicted this outcome before the show even caught up. The death of the Night King is one of those things people complained about. There's no way the living would manage to keep him at bay for multiple days. He was getting to Bran that night no matter what. With that said, he either wins and mankind of defeated or he loses and the story continues. I don't know what middle ground there people were hoping for...other than their head canon epic fight with Jon. That's small potatoes, though. Jon isn't the better fighter here, so that's not even worth discussing. Then with Dany burning King's Landing, you end up with a similar scenario. Missandei doesn't get killed. Varys doesn't try to kill her because he doesn't see her cracking. Cool. What next? Long drawn out war with either side winning. There scorpions were never going to take out Drogon just because it could take out the smaller dragons. Dany's forces win that fight no matter what and they get through it quickly. If she peacefully accepts the Lannister surrender, what then? Same offer she made the Tullys? Burn Cercei after a trial? The series ending with a trial and execution with the implication that everyone lived happily ever after wouldn't sit right for this series. I'm trying to figure out where people were hoping this show would go. Like I said. The actors are no less susceptible than anyone else at being disappointed that their characters too a turn they'd rather not. Posting a clip with actors not being really happy with the way the show ends is pretty meaningless.
  40. 1 point
    I largely agree with you; if someone is upset that it went this way at all, that seems really silly. But I do think there is valid criticism against the "writing" or maybe we should say "story telling?" in that they so rushed this season that people didn't really understand why she did what she did in that moment. Better story telling would have made her internal workings a bit more clear so that it felt more like an inevitable tragedy than "really? now?" Maybe they needed to spend more time showing us the toll everything was taking on her than they did. I'm not sure. I'm not a writer but it definitely felt too abbreviated to have the impact and recognition it ought to have had.
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    Jesus christ... I just don't know what to say to that other than this. Just because you don't like where a character ends up doesn't mean it's "wrong". Danerys could have ALWAYS went in this direction as she has always been displayed as being ruthless and she's been wanting to bring "fire and blood" to her enemies in Westeros since before she even got there. It would have been out of character for sure if Jon or Tyrion were to do something like this, but her? No. My issue was that they were so heavy handed in telegraphing a potential turn to "mad-queen" especially in recent episodes that I thought they were going to do something different with her. I wasn't sure what, but I didn't expect it would be what she did. Like I said earlier, I thought it was lazy and kind of obvious... I actually conceded that she would succumb to Targeryan madness (which I also thought was overblown in Westeros as only a few of the Tagreryan rulers seemed to actually suffer from it) after the previous episode when she lost both Rhaegal and Missandei. People are confusing what they wanted to happen with good/bad writing. The same way Star Wars fans did with Luke in the Last Jedi. The truncated nature of these last two seasons definitely didn't help in showing Danerys' turn and didn't fully prepare a lot of folks who for whatever reason were taken completely off guard by what she did for whatever reason, but to say that it was out of character for her to do it? No.
  42. 1 point
    Can't fuckin' wait. I'm not gonna let a vocal minority toxic fanbase that can't see that the show is an indictment of people like them (in part) stop me from enjoying the heck out of this show.
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    I had a snowshoe cat and that’s exactly how he died too. Made it to 9 I think tho 😔
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    I think the bigger story here is that Felix Sater--a man with links to Russian intelligence services--gave Osama bin Laden's cell phone number to the US Government. Buzzfeed had more, from March of 2018: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/anthonycormier/felix-sater-trump-russia-undercover-us-spy
  47. 0 points
    Fuck video games, I've got a hot date tonight!
  48. 0 points
    Yeah, it's not like humanity as a whole is dangerously overpopulated or anything like that.
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    I did, but by choice. To this day, I would say about 9 out of 10 work days I work 8-10 hour shifts without eating anything.
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