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Offline SickAlice

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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #90 on: February 10, 2017, 12:16:16 AM »
I like hearing about MacGuyver, just saying. It was cliche in the 80's but nostalgic now.

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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #91 on: February 10, 2017, 08:49:17 PM »
Shall we reach a compromise?

Clearly our feelings about toblerones are too heated to keep internalized forever. Maybe we could set up a chat server, such as discord or otherwise, in which we can vent about all current chocolaty affairs without compromising the integrity and purpose of these forums? People would participate in the knowledge that it may be a political free-for-all, kept as civil as possible, but with the understanding and agreement that feelings from such venting does not under any circumstance cross over into the forum.

Else I fear this thread may skirt back and forth in dangerous territories.

If nothing else, at least maybe we could talk about Bioshock or Call of Duty or whatever the hell game these forums are actually for. I forget.

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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #92 on: February 10, 2017, 08:52:23 PM »
I think that is a good idea, Reep.
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #93 on: February 10, 2017, 10:04:07 PM »
Shall we reach a compromise?

Clearly our feelings about toblerones are too heated to keep internalized forever. Maybe we could set up a chat server, such as discord or otherwise, in which we can vent about all current chocolaty affairs without compromising the integrity and purpose of these forums? People would participate in the knowledge that it may be a political free-for-all, kept as civil as possible, but with the understanding and agreement that feelings from such venting does not under any circumstance cross over into the forum.

Else I fear this thread may skirt back and forth in dangerous territories.

If nothing else, at least maybe we could talk about Bioshock or Call of Duty or whatever the hell game these forums are actually for. I forget.

What about talking about MacGuyver?!?!? I mean, the toblerones...eh..but MacGuyver!!!  :P

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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #94 on: February 10, 2017, 10:44:55 PM »
Maybe we could set up a chat server, such as discord or otherwise, in which we can vent about all current chocolaty affairs without compromising the integrity and purpose of these forums?
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #95 on: February 11, 2017, 12:15:24 AM »
To quote Peter Venkmen from Ghostbusters "I love this plan! I'm excited to be a part of it, let's do it!"
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #96 on: February 11, 2017, 03:56:49 AM »
I like hearing about MacGuyver, just saying. It was cliche in the 80's but nostalgic now.
It's an odd phenomenon. I thought MacGyver was cool when I was a kid. I am not sure I actually saw it more than a few times, but the concept was great fun. My gf had the same recollection.

Now, we watch some other nostalgia-y shows on Netflix (Murder, She Wrote, The Rockford Files, etc.). Even when the shows were before our time, we generally enjoy them, both because of the appreciation of the throwback to another era and because the quality was pretty good and the shows are still pretty entertaining in their own right, even with some of the things that are silly by today's standards. Kind of like Freedom Force, really. To be honest, some of the fun is just marveling at how different things are. (E.g. "Wow! This plot would totally fall apart if anyone had a mobile phone" or "Oh, I get it. They are all acting weird because the doctor is a woman", etc.)

So, when MacGyver showed up on Netflix, we thought to give it a shot. Strangely, it didn't hold up that well. Of course, some of that is that we were watching the first season and even some great shows began with shaky starts and didn't find the right balance until later. But, it wasn't able to hold our attention. Sadly, relative to our free time, there are too many shows to really try each of them for more than a few episodes, unless we know from the start that they get dramatically better. It's an embarrassment of riches when we have to restrain ourselves because some (often hugely popular) show can't compete with the dozen other shows we are interested in watching.
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #97 on: February 11, 2017, 04:34:33 AM »
MacGyver is running on ME-TV currently. Some are okay, some are... not.

You want future shock, watch an episode of Perry Mason and think how fast Gil Grissom (CSI) would poke holes in Hamilton Burger's cases. And people keep calling Perry on other people's phones...  and Tragg keeps arresting people without giving them their rights...

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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #98 on: February 11, 2017, 06:42:49 AM »
I see nobody here watched Life on Mars.:|
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #99 on: February 11, 2017, 11:14:29 AM »
Freedom For Toblerones Discord Channel! (clicky)

You can use discord in most browsers or download it as an application.

I won't use the Freedom Reborn logo or name or anything without the express permission of, I dunno, Hellscorp? DYAM? Someone? Either way, since the whole point is that it is a departure from the rules of the community, it's probably best it doesn't affiliate with the community.

That said, please use it maturely and reasonably.
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #100 on: February 11, 2017, 04:00:49 PM »
Freedom For Toblerones Discord Channel! (clicky)

You can use discord in most browsers or download it as an application.

I won't use the Freedom Reborn logo or name or anything without the express permission of, I dunno, Hellscorp? DYAM? Someone? Either way, since the whole point is that it is a departure from the rules of the community, it's probably best it doesn't affiliate with the community.

That said, please use it maturely and reasonably.

Thanks, really. Much as I love FR, it'd be nice to just talk openly about this crap with you all for once. Already joined up. :)
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #101 on: April 07, 2017, 06:51:38 AM »
Truly,every American president has to have his own war.So Colt,Locheed Martin,Shell and Boeing get to make more money.
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #102 on: April 07, 2017, 09:44:47 AM »
Ehhhhhhhhh....

Well I know what the late night comedians are going to talk about next. Yay.

Can someone just put me in a cryo pod Phillip J. Fry style and wake me up in 4 years, and maybe another 4 after that? kthxlvubye.
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #103 on: April 07, 2017, 01:10:23 PM »
Good thing I stashed all those bottlecaps over the years. :)
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #104 on: April 07, 2017, 02:49:38 PM »
Well I know what the late night comedians are going to talk about next. Yay.

Not even being sarcastic here, I'm friends with that political cartoonist from the NYT named Taylor Jones and he said if Trump won every satirist and late night comedian would be celebrating because they would have easy material and work guaranteed for the next four years. And Trump is such a clown. *h0nk!*

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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #105 on: April 07, 2017, 02:56:02 PM »
Yes,people died.Hilarious.
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #106 on: April 07, 2017, 03:38:05 PM »
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every satirist and late night comedian would be celebrating

I know at least a few late night comedians said it wasn't worth it. They still bring the funny though.

Anyway, I think we should tone it down before this thread gets locked.
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #107 on: April 07, 2017, 05:13:28 PM »
I just kinda baffled by the whole development.And not for the first time.Bombing people doesnt help them.You could let them in your country or something.
But the fact Tories support the whole thing was very much expected.
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #108 on: April 07, 2017, 05:38:06 PM »
Wait.someone bombed folks with Toblerones!?!?!?  OH THE HUMANITY!!!  Why weren't those toblerones shared with all!?!?!  The chocolaty goodness wasted in such a violent way!!!  THE HUMANITY!!!  (taking us back out of the worry zone)

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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #109 on: April 07, 2017, 05:40:05 PM »
Okay,what are you smoking?And can you send me some? :)
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #110 on: April 07, 2017, 09:05:36 PM »
Okay,what are you smoking?And can you send me some? :)

Toblerones?!?!?

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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #111 on: April 08, 2017, 11:45:54 AM »
That reminds me of a gag from Homestar Runner, specifically the G.I. Joe parody "Cheat Commandos"

"Hey kid! Wanna smoke some candy with me?"  :lol:
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Re: Unbelievable!
« Reply #112 on: April 09, 2017, 11:37:07 PM »
What?!? You've never smoked candy with GI Joe?!? Oh you are so missing out! Joe's got the BEST smoking candy...even full-sized Toblerones!