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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby Ashan » 2 months ago

I watched Star Wars episode 3 for my second time ever last night (I had only seen the prequels once each up until then) and like, every time I watch these movies I cannot for the life of me figure out who the target audience is. I never watched these movies as a kid, it wasn't until my mid teens I got into Star Wars, but I know people around my age tend to like the prequels cause they were coming out when we were little. But to this day those people still like them, and I'm curious if they're just saying that cause they remember liking them as a kid. That is to say, I want to know if they've watched them again since getting older.

The jokes seem like they're targeted to 5-year-olds. It's stuff like R2D2 making his dumb screaming noise every 5 seconds, or Jarjar stepping in poop. But then the overarching plot of these movies is incredibly boring political discourse that no kid would understand. Plenty of scenes that are people sitting in chairs or walking in a straight line while talking about their next political move. I can't imagine any kid would enjoy this stuff, they just want to see people swinging around their laser swords and doing flips.

And then there's weird things that are fanservicey to the point where it feels like bad fanfiction. Apparently Yoda and Chewbacca used to be good friends back before the original trilogy? I thought Chewbacca was just a random bear man that hung out with Han Solo. But now they're saying he used to be a fairly significant figure in the past wars too and nobody ever mentioned that in the events of the original trilogy. Those characters don't even interact in the later films, they just happen to be connected to the new events unrelated to the previous ones. Chewbacca never mentions to Luke that he was friends with Yoda. This also goes for C3P0 and R2D2 who were apparently significant figures in the rise of Anakin, and then for unrelated reasons continue to be significant figures in the fight against him. Am I getting my "bad fanfiction" point across?
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Postby Awoo » 2 months ago

I don't remember the last time I watched vanilla Episode 3. I've seen the Backstroke of the West far more times than any of the other prequels.


Here's a little backstory on the bootleg for anyone who's unfamiliar:
http://www.winterson.com/2009/01/episod ... redux.html

Backstroke of the West has some of the best dialogue ever. Many of the ridiculous lines have become inside jokes between me and people I know. One of the best things about it is that some years back a bunch of people decided to dub Episode 3 with the garbled machine-translated subtitles, and the result is nothing short of spectacular:


(except Yoda, easily the worst part of this dub)
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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby Bean » 2 months ago

Sony Vegas Pro 15 is $25 through Humble Bundle if you want it. It's normally priced at around $400, so yeah. 84% off there.

https://www.humblebundle.com/software/v ... e-rebundle

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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby Ashan » 2 months ago

Be wary, it's not actually owned by Sony any more. I got a copy of Vegas Pro 14 and the thing crashes to the point where it's unusable. I think most people have moved away from Vegas in recent years
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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby rena » 1 month ago



1:30 is super neat

and the rest of it

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Postby KobaBeach » 1 month ago

rena wrote:
YOU're super neat
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Postby Leet » 1 month ago

and everything was lovely once again, wonderful. and then we went home
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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby Argumentable » 1 month ago

Does anyone still post on this forum?

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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby rena » 1 month ago

Argumentable wrote: Does anyone still post on this forum?
who're you

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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby Ashan » 1 month ago

Argumentable wrote: Does anyone still post on this forum?
It was pretty active yesterday!
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Postby Leet » 1 month ago

Argumentable wrote: Does anyone still post on this forum?
Unfortunately
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Blood Ghoul wrote:Sometimes it seems my blood spurts out in gobs, as if it were a fountain's pulsing sobs. I clearly hear it mutter as it goes yet cannot find the wound from which it flows. Before I met you, baby, I didn't know what I was missing.

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Argumentable wrote: Does anyone still post on this forum?
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Postby Quadro » 1 month ago

So, I went to the doctor the other day...
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Postby BurntTenda » 1 month ago

I just saw a spider crawling on the wall, and when it reached the corner it just fell like a dummy
Something goes here sometime.
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Postby Practical » 1 month ago

BurntTenda wrote: I just saw a spider crawling on the wall, and when it reached the corner it just fell like a dummy
insects, they gote no brains because theyre so tiny
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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby Quadro » 1 month ago

It's dangerous to be alone!
Have this!

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I wish you the best of everything."

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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby BurntTenda » 1 month ago

Oh boy
Death Stranding has a release date already
I wasn't expecting it

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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby BobisOnlyBob » 1 month ago

DIE-HARDMAN

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I totally want to buy a forge this summer and start casting the scrap that I get from my job :catplanet:
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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby Ashan » 1 month ago

I went out to a few used goods stores to look for Switch games today. Both places I went to had a selection of literally like 10 games each. Is there just a nonexistent used Switch game market still?
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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby BurntTenda » 1 month ago

Yeah, used Switch games seem weirdly rare
Something goes here sometime.
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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby Ashan » 1 month ago

I'm wondering if it has something to do with Nintendo's heavy push for digital purchases.
Hopefully it solves itself over time. I want to repurchase BotW for Switch (I only own the Wii U version and that thing may never get hooked up again) but I can't justify paying $80 for a second time.
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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby Ivy » 1 month ago

The Disc Replay used games store near me had a few dozen. A lot were third party and/or indie titles that retailed for less than the full AAA price in the first place. But yeah, back in 2017 and early 2018 all you'd see in used game stores were unwanted copies of Arms, 1-2-Switch and maybe a Zelda BOTW if you were lucky
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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby Ashan » 1 month ago

Found a dog walking around alone without a collar in the park today. We took him home for a bit while we located the owner, and my dog enjoyed hanging out with his new friend for a bit!
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Re: The Twitter Thread or Something

Postby BurntTenda » 1 month ago

Those dogs are adorable
I need them
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