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You Ever Notice...and What's the Deal...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Mo Frackle, Aug 29, 2012.

  1. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Yeah. Funny for a couple of years, but then got kind of stale afterwards.
     
  2. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    There seems to essentially be three different kinds of Let's Plays:

    1. The gamer's commentary contains small talk and wisecracks, which I find to be particularly engaging; double points if the wisecracks are actually funny.
    2. The gamer's commentary is basically nothing more than a play-by-play of every single action happening on the screen; informative for tougher games, but a tad boring.
    3. No commentary whatsoever.
     
  3. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    "YOOOOO what's up, ladies and gentlemen?! WELCOME TO LET'S PLAY (insert game here) with ME, (insert username here)!"
     
  4. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Is it just me, or does it seem like a lot of women out there are still trying to look like Krapdashians for some reason?
     
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  5. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    I mean.... welcome to the 21st century in Amurica.
     
  6. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    http://www3.forbes.com/leadership/ten-things-never-ever-to-say-about-yourself/

    So I'm not allowed to point out that I'm a creative person, even though I am? What makes other people experts who don't know me experts at what I am? I'm obviously in a creative field, and I'm obviously a creative, artistic person - I can tell you that upfront, so who's to say I can't say that I'm a creative person?

    And who actually boasts about being a disruptor anyway? Are there people in workplaces who actually do that?
     
  7. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    If they're full of themselves, then yeah, probably.
     
  8. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Okay, here's something to take into consideration:

    We've discussed the ratings system (and it's merits, or lack thereof) on MC plenty of times, but something recently just struck me odd about the ratings system. . . .

    We have PG-13 and we have TV-14.

    Similarly, we have NC-17, and we have 18+.

    How did they come up with these? I mean, do they seriously believe that somehow one year age difference is significant enough to warrant these types of separate ratings? Are 13 and 14-year-olds so vastly different that something that may be okay to subject 14-year-olds to may be too much for a 13-year-old to handle? Likewise, what would be so horrible that apparently 18-year-olds can handle, but not 17-year-olds? Is it like driving? Is there such a difference in these ages that, in a sense, PG-13 or NC-17 is like your learner's permit, and TV-14 and 18+ are like getting your driver's license?

    And what's the deal with M and MA? What happens with the M that they have to slap an A next to it?
     
  9. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    I mean, have you SEEN how "mature" today's "adults" are?

    (Though I will agree, I always found TV-14 odd but I guess it's because by the age of 14, the mind has already developed inappropriate thoughts even though I started watching Futurama and Family Guy at 12 and Beavis and Butthead at 13. Heck I even started watching South Park at 14).

    NC-17 to me might as well be straight up porn.
     
  10. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    What do the 60s fictional bubblegum pop groups The Archies and The Banana Splits have in common? The characters/members of both groups have decent-sounding singing voices, but ridiculously cartoony-sounding speaking voices.
     
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  11. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    Similarly, Gary Coleman and Emmanual Lewis were both actors who never grew past child-size who starred on sitcoms where they played black kids adopted by white families. I wouldn't be surprised if Webster played "follow the leader" with Diff'rent Strokes' concept of "a black kid adopted by white parents", but it is an odd coincidence that the star of Webster also happened to be unable to grow and look like an adult (and I heard that, unlike Coleman, no medical explanation has been found for Lewis' condition).

    On a different topic: In How the Grinch Stole Christmas, did the Grinch really need to dress up as Santa Claus to steal everybody's presents while they were all sleeping? Sure, it could have been in case somebody woke up and caught him in the house, but it seems he didn't think about that, judging by how unprepared he was when Cindy Lou Who caught him stealing the Christmas tree. Also, a few "you know what...?" observations: Cindy Lou sees him taking the tree, but ignores the fact that everything else in the room is clearly missing. And the narrator says he only left a crumb that was too small for a mouse, but at least in the cartoon, he's shown taking that crumb right after the narrator says that.
     
  12. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    I think that's just it: I think he dressed as Santa so in case anyone was awake or saw him, they wouldn't suspect anything because they were expecting Santa that night anyway . . . I think the thing about Cindy Lou Who was that she actually approached/confronted him, which that he probably wasn't prepared for - I'm sure he probably figured the Whos would see him in the red hat and coat, assume it's Santa, then not think anything of it.
     
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  13. fuzzygobo

    fuzzygobo Well-Known Member

    And the residents of Whoville were so proud of their patron saints Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, Roger Daltrey, and Keith Moon.
     
  14. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    Thinking about it, I'm remembering that scene from the 2000 movie where Cindy Lou's parents hear him on the roof but assume it's the real Santa so they stay in bed.

    And another thing regarding the film that I've thought of: The movie expands Cindy Lou Who's role into that of a main character, one who interacts with the Grinch a lot. Perhaps her interaction with the Grinch causes more nervousness from The Grinch when she wakes up and questions Santa stealing the tree.
     
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  15. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    I'm starting to think that Pat Robertson is actually obsessed with gay people . . . I've never seen one individual person just keep talking about gay people as much as he does, and he's got such cute little nicknames for them like "The Gay Mafia," not to mention he seems very knowledgable about the gay way of life, and is even suggesting they start color-coding their wardrobe so they can better be identified in public - how thoughtful of him. He's kind of reminding me of David Bowie and Adam Ant: they too had fascinations with the gay community, and I know the latter even pretended to be gay because he thought it would bring a certain controversial edge to his stage persona.
     
  16. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Ever notice in a number of Don Bluth movies, Dom DeLuise usually voices the hero's sidekick, while Charles Nelson Reilly usually voices the villain's henchman?
     
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  17. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    I’ve only seen Bartok The Magnificent.
     
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  18. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    You mean, you haven't even seen Land Before Time?!?
     
  19. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Nope. Sorry. :(
     
  20. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    I refuse to see it because of what happened to the girl who played Ducky.
     

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