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Author Topic: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O  (Read 6500723 times)

Neonivek

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #121650 on: May 14, 2017, 08:51:00 am »

In a near future, there will be no more homes. You'll grow your own organic personal space. It'll start cradle sized when you are born, slowly expanding to house size, or mansion size if you can afford the extra nutrients. Once you get near retirement age, it's starts shrinking, and when you die, it'll be exactly the right size and shape to be used as coffin.

That definitely feels suitably sci-fi. Heck I wouldn't be surprised if that was a reference, but otherwise... Yeah you should write the story about this society.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #121651 on: May 14, 2017, 08:54:09 am »

Sounds really annoying those years before you die and you barely have any room to do anything.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #121652 on: May 14, 2017, 08:55:12 am »

Sounds really annoying those years before you die and you barely have any room to do anything.

It is social commentary on how we treat the elderly :P
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #121653 on: May 14, 2017, 08:58:32 am »

So, apparently the new season of samurai jack pissed off a lot of dumb internet people because of the whole romance thing?

I'm ok with this.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #121654 on: May 14, 2017, 08:58:53 am »

Sounds really annoying those years before you die and you barely have any room to do anything.

It is social commentary on how we treat the elderly :P
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #121655 on: May 14, 2017, 10:21:23 am »

So for nearly two years I have lived in my flat and not seen one squirrel and today I finally see one, first he gets chased off by a magpie and then I find the little blighter in my bird feeder (which despite being too small for big birds still attracts magpies and wood pigeons who barely fit). On the other hand nearly every new creature I see ends up inside the feeder so what did I expect.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #121656 on: May 14, 2017, 04:28:52 pm »

So, apparently the new season of samurai jack pissed off a lot of dumb internet people because of the whole romance thing?

I'm ok with this.

Might have something to do with how rushed and poorly executed the romance is.

Which I kind of understand why it was framed that way because Samurai Jack has the social skills of an 8 year old.
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« Reply #121657 on: May 14, 2017, 05:25:02 pm »

So what's so upsetting about it?
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« Reply #121658 on: May 14, 2017, 05:33:14 pm »

So what's so upsetting about it?

A romance that reduces Jack into a jabbering idiot for 20 minutes real time... not to mention that in spite of the fact that they are at "Grade schooler" level romance apparently they are like... halfway to marriage.

I don't hate Ashi but I could tell immediately as soon as the romance started to happen that people would HATE her.

Or rather... She is the Yoko Ono of Samurai Jack :P
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #121659 on: May 14, 2017, 06:50:47 pm »

The windows 10 creator update or whatever?

It just killed the computer.  It would run for an hour before it just crashes.  Now it won't boot, looking for something to boot off of that doesn't exist.  Resetting the Bios worked once but now it doesnt.

But at least it's secure now /s.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #121660 on: May 14, 2017, 07:22:43 pm »

Having romance in Samurai Jack seems dumb, but I guess this reboot is more aimed at grown-up fans than little kids.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #121661 on: May 14, 2017, 07:36:12 pm »

'grade school' romance is a phase every relationship goes through.

you can't be a couple until you whisper and giggle with each other.  legit, whether you're sneaking a feel or kiss, or laughing at each other stupid jokes, it happens.

piss is kind of amazed this show is still airing tbh.  never seen an episode, but i seem to recall it was on like 10 years ago
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #121662 on: May 14, 2017, 07:38:23 pm »

The windows 10 creator update or whatever?

It just killed the computer.  It would run for an hour before it just crashes.  Now it won't boot, looking for something to boot off of that doesn't exist.  Resetting the Bios worked once but now it doesnt.

But at least it's secure now /s.

I just installed the update and the only problem I had was where the text for apps like Task Manager wouldn't show up, leaving me with entirely blank buttons.

That was fixed by restarting.
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« Reply #121663 on: May 14, 2017, 08:08:30 pm »

Man that Mothersday animation on Google has a bit of an oddity.

The Bowtie on one of the cactuses is so low on his neck that it actually looks like the Mother is adjusting the Cactus' Bra.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #121664 on: May 14, 2017, 08:09:17 pm »

I have not had a crash on Windows since Vista, and the last one wasn't even my fault (shared computer, other users pirating irresponsibly, virus ensued.)
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