Sign In

darthrush

User Group
Trusted Members
Join date
3-Feb-2016
Last activity
26-Apr-2017
Posts
1701

Post History

Post
#1070076
Topic
Ranking the Star Wars films
Time

CHEWBAKAspelledwrong said:

imperialscum said:

TV’s Frink said:

But if you think the PT is better made, or do something insane like give the PT a 5/10 and RO a 1/10, you’re just trolling for reactions.

TFA plot is way bigger mess than any PT plot. It is simply horrible. So ranking TFA below PT is completely natural in this respect. When you also count in the complete lack of originality in TFA, the judgement is clear.

What PT plot?

I think the PT had a solid story that was squandered by a lack of competent execution, dialogue, and overall direction.

Post
#1069943
Topic
Ranking the Star Wars Soundtracks
Time

joefavs said:

“Across the Stars” is more than enough to put it in front of ROTS and possibly RO.

I really disagree. I absolutely love the ROTS soundtrack. I think it by and far the most emotional soundtrack in the whole series behind ESB. The unique war drums at the beginning of the film, Grievous’s theme, the music when Anakin talks to Padme about his dream (I used this in my ROTJ edit), Order 66 music, Anakin’s Dark Deeds, Battle of the Heroes, the Immolation scene music. The soundtrack for ROTS does a massive load of heavy lifting for the emotion of the film.

Post
#1069642
Topic
Last movie seen
Time

Watched Interstellar again last night. Besides the scene with Brand talking bout how love binds the universe together, I consider this movie to be a masterpiece. The acting, the story, the characters, their chemistry, the effects, the amazing soundtrack etc. It just all comes together into one of the most ambitious movies I have seen in awhile.

Post
#1069024
Topic
The USB Box & Cover Thread...
Time

Just wanted to say that this is a damn cool project. I think that these types of cases will slowly begin to become more and more relevant in the future.

Post
#1068950
Topic
Your Opinion on Me
Time

yhwx said:

Quick non-binding poll: Do you all want me to come back as a regular poster at OT.com?

Sure! I agree that you did post a little too much but I consider you to be a welcome presence on the forum 😃

Post
#1068847
Topic
The Place to Go for Emotional Support
Time

RicOlie_2 said:

That’s something, I guess. But be aware that marijuana can be addictive, and it certainly won’t help you overcome your problems in the longterm.

True. It won’t be a fulfilling solution in the long run. But it might be something to help me get some more enjoyment out of highschool.

Post
#1068845
Topic
The Place to Go for Emotional Support
Time

RicOlie_2 said:

It’s tough not having anyone you feel you can confide in, but it’s good that you’re getting it off your chest here.

Whatever you do, don’t do drugs, or start any sort of addiction. That could seriously screw up your life. While it might feel like your world is collapsing because you’ve hit a rough patch, it’s not over yet. I’ve been there, and I know it can feel pretty hopeless sometimes, but it isn’t. Keep fighting.

You want to be able to look back years from now, and feel relieved that you didn’t get addicted to drugs. You don’t want to look back with regret on the decision that ruined your life. If you’re depressed, that’s really not a good time to be experimenting with things that could harm your health, because your judgement isn’t what it would otherwise be.

Don’t give up yet. Focus on the positives, even if there don’t seem to be many. It can be painful to keep a secret about not believing the same thing as your parents, but remember that you only have to hide it a few more years (I know, it seems long, but when you look back on it, it won’t seem so bad) and then you can finally be true to yourself. Just don’t destroy yourself in the meantime or you really won’t be able to face yourself.

I don’t think weed would be too bad. It might help. I don’t think I would ever do hard drugs.

Post
#1068841
Topic
Drugs, ranked
Time

Neglify said:

Oh hey cool this thread got re-opened. It’s a 4/20 miracle!

darthrush said:

What does anyone think of doing weed? Is it of much harm and does it help with feeling depressed?

Weed, just like any drug or medication, will affect every person differently. Some feel less depressed, some feel more depressed. It can help get you out of your head but it could also make you introvert on your problems more. It also makes every movie funnier and/or more confusing.

Let’s hope it doesn’t make me feel more depressed.

Post
#1068840
Topic
The Place to Go for Emotional Support
Time

I need to get this off my chest and write this out or else I will self implode.

It is late in the night and I have 8 hours of church activity tomorrow, which is not very fun. Especially when you do not believe in any of it and you are there because of your parents. But I needed to say this somewhere since I have stopped telling my friends about it.

Before I met the girl I dated recently, I had quite the feelings of disappointment in my life. I spent a lot of time working on homework to try to keep up with school. I have a pretty loaded schedule and have maintained a 4.0 at the sacrifice of my physical and mental health. I have enormous pressure from myself and my parents in this area of life. Then once I turned 16, my parents finally allowed me to date, under Mormon rules of course that was the correct protocol.

In Middle school, I talked to girls and all but had an abusive friend who ridiculed me and discouraged me anytime I tried to talk to girls. Slowly I lost that motivation and was following the Mormon rule of dating without even having to try. This friend of mine moved and that was definitely for the better. But the effects of his bullying remained and I still had no self confidence to talk to girls. It all got worse once I turned 16. My parents and my entire family instantly started pressuring me to go on as many dates as physically possible. I resisted because I simply was scared and had stopped believing in myself. For the first 6 months of me being 16, all I ever got was constant crap from my entire family that I wasn’t dating girls. I am a pretty fit dude who takes care of himself and I have many female friends who probably would love to go on a date with me, but I loathe myself to such a point, that I don’t care to take that leap of faith. And the pressure from my family just sent me into a sprial of self doubt and hate. I finally went to a school dance with all my friends, and afterwards, a outrageously beautiful girl texted me and said she would love to get to know me better.

I sat there, and for the first time in a while, decided to actually try. I am still surprised to this day that I made that choice.

From that point onward, we texted day and night. Her friends said she was interested in me. I set up a group thing for the weekend with her and we had such a good time together. We instantly clicked. Afterwards, she said all she wanted to do was to hang out with me more and that she really liked me. I felt the same way. We went to a movie. I held a girls hand for the first time. Then we went on another date and I had the nerve to kiss her. It was pretty awkward but I actually did that. I was becoming so hopeful and I got such strong feelings for her because she is so pretty and it was the first time I had been happy in a while. Then she said she started feeling down and depressed. I comforted her. Previously I asked to take her to the city for a fancy date and she was so excited. She had a dance competition that weekend so it would have to wait. But after that dance competition she just said that she was feeling awful and that she needed to focus on herself. I was devastated. I still am. And it’s been a month. But I realized that it’s something a lot more important and worse. This relationship was just a trigger. No one would be this sad for a month about that. I actually feel like I am over her. But not how I feel about myself and life.

Every day is fucking hell. I go to school and see everyone is so happy. Everyone seems to have been making out with someone or taking their girlfriend out on a cute date. I just see everyone so happy. And I feel empty. I hate myself. I literally have no self confidence. Any time someone ever even would try to insult me as a joke, I would just one-up them and use a worse word to describe myself. Then the person reassures me they’re joking and that I shouldn’t be so hard on myself. I’m speaking of times when I joke around with some of the football players. I am on good terms with basically everyone at my school but am not super close with many people since I am an introvert or forces myself into extroverted activities all the time.

All in all…everything feels meaninglessness. I have not felt happy in the longest time. I simply am not passionate about anything or enjoy what I used to. I curse myself any time I have these thoughts cause I just feel like I am being a wussy. I just feel drained of any self esteem I may have had. I am now going to try drugs and see what that does. Might as well. I literally have given up on everything. It is beyond painful bottling this all up, not telling my friends, keeping a smile on my face, and continuing to try to do all my homework. I might get an A- in one of my classes and I will disappoint my whole family. If I don’t get a girlfriend soon again, I will disappoint them too. And I already know I will disappoint them in the long run of things when it comes to religion and not choosing to follow that path. My anxiety and depression is out of control and I’m just scared and worried.

This post has been edited.

Post
#1068839
Topic
The Place to Go for Emotional Support
Time

suspiciouscoffee said:

Long story ahead. I may fall asleep soon after posting it, so if anyone replies, I may not see it for a while. Not that anyone should really pay attention to the ramblings of a random teenager, but… idk. Whatever. Here goes…

This story begins about two weeks ago when I went to a sort of camp thing for a few days. It was fun and all and things were going well, and suddenly things got even better for me. I met a girl who actually seemed to enjoy my company. Hell, at one point she even seemed to get adorably giddy to see me. We talked for a long time and she actually seemed like she enjoyed talking to me. ‘Holy ****, she might actually like me!’ I thought. It was a first. Suddenly, I began to delude myself into thinking I was completely straight, and so that night I was happy, happier than I’d been in a long time.
The next night was a “dance,” a raucous affair that I didn’t want any part of. For the most part, it was miserable. I stood around anxiously hoping to not be noticed by anyone (except her) and stared into the colorful lights (which in a strange way was somewhat calming, even if undoubtedly bad for my eyes). Eventually, the girl found me and we spent most of the night sitting against the wall in the back and talking, but it was getting late and my anxiety kicked in hard as usual, so I kept asking her if I was bothering her, but she kept insisting that I wasn’t. Then, my hopes jumped up way too high and I stuttered out a stupid question. Upon my asking, she sighed and admitted that she had a boyfriend. She did give me her phone number though, which is more than anyone ever has before really.
Anyway, the camp ends and we part ways. We text each other for a while but eventually I realize that she in fact did not purge my faggotry and I’m still bi at best, but then I felt guilty. I felt like I was somehow lying to her, or to myself, or to someone. I haven’t texted her in a few days because I figured it was pointless to make myself feel even more miserable. So now it’s all back; the intense fear of God, the feeling that I’m some kind of fraud, the suicidal thoughts accompanied by the fear that I’d go to hell, so killing myself would make things worse. Last night it was really bad and I couldn’t bear it, so I just dumped it all on a friend of mine late at night (having no prior knowledge of my faggotry, but he seemed pretty chill about it). It made me feel a little better, but I still have no idea what to do about any of it. There’s no way I could tell my parents about any of this lest they expidiate my inevitable trip to hell, and any time I try to talk to my mom about any of my other problems it doesn’t go well (like a month or so ago when I brought up the frequent beatings I took in middle school locker rooms a few years back and she denied ever knowing about it despite me having brought it up several times). I can’t tell my father any of my problems lest he become even more disappointed in me. I’m still not the Super Star Athlete Son™ he always wanted and I have nothing but contempt for mindless, barbaric athletic competition. He treats that as a personal failing on his part so he continually forces me to partake in mindless, barbaric athletic competition. If I told him any of my problems, he’d probably treat those as woeful failings of his as a parent and as a person, and he’s so fundamentalist that I wouldn’t be surprised if he took me to he edge of town and stoned me if he found out about my faggotry.

I don’t even know what I’m trying to say at this point. I’m just tired of feeling guilty any time I have any kind of affection for anyone, tired of being a lousy son, tired of wanting to die and being too afraid to, tired of being afraid of God, and just tired in general.

Feel free to ignore this post, I’m a mess and I just needed to vent.

Being in high school too, I understand the pain and difficulty of trying to get something worthwhile with a girl. With all of my friends in a relationship now except me, it can be pretty depressing. I met such a god dang pretty girl. She was gorgeous. We saw each other for a month and then she just stopped feeling it. It’s been quite the dent in my self confidence and I feel like that was the only chance I was gonna get. I really wish you the best of luck. I believe that things will work out for you in the end 😃

Post
#1068631
Topic
Rogue One * <em>Spoilers</em> * Thread
Time

Disco_Lobot said:

I’m an orginal trilogy fan who saw TESB and ROTJ in the theaters (born in 1976, so a bit too young for ANH) and I loved Rogue One. I feel like they finally made a great Star Wars film again. Interestingly enough all my buddies who are around the same age feel the same. This is easily the best SW film made since ROTJ and possibly the best since TESB (I’ll have to wait a year or so to see where it really falls in for me).

I do like TFA, but it has moved down for me on repeated watchings. I initially had TFA about equal to ROTJ (if not higher), but now it’s fallen in squarely behind the OT and Rogue One. I still think TFA is a good movie (and better than the PT… it may be derivative, but at least it’s well made, acted and entertaining).

Rogue One has only moved up for me on multiple re-watchings. I’ve always enjoyed the characters - they are different (more subtle and the characterizations are more realstic than most other Star Wars films) so I don’t really understand that critique and I actually enjoyed all the different scenes/planets in the first act from my first viewing.

Chirrut is an awesome character - better than all the Jedi in the PT put together… .in fact he’s much more like how I always imagined the Prequel era Jedi to be when you here Obi-Wan’s dialogue in the OT.

The CGI characters didn’t bother me, although I did feel there was a little something off about Leia. Tarkin I feel looks great and I never noticed anything off. Interestingly enough, I know quite a few more casual fans who saw the film (none of them knew Cushing had passed away) and they were all blown away when I explained to them that Tarkin was a CGI character from the OT. I think the fact that we all go in already knowing characters are CGI can impact how we perceive them.

The 3rd act of the film is one of the best in the entire Star Wars saga - just great action and awesome effects. The space battle is the first one I’ve seen that is even in the ballpark of being as good as ROTJ (I still give ROTJ a lot of credit since that was optically composited in the early 80s and STILL looks so good). The vader scene at the end is of course awesome.

I didn’t particularly need to see C3PO and R2D2, but thankfully silly nostalgia items like that were kept to a minimum.

I loved Rogue One and as someone who grew up playing with Kenner action figures and later playing X-wing and Tie-Fighter this is the kind of SW film I’ve always wanted to see.

I wanted to say this was a dang good review! Loved hearing your perspective on the film.

Post
#1068595
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

thejediknighthusezni said:

They move Carlson to 8pm. The first person they have him interview is Bruce Jenner.

Gotta admit, that’s a very clever way to discredit the one “conservative” who was gaining traction.

I wonder if the same INTENSELY DEPRAVED SATANISTS who give us NatGeo tranny kiddie-porn and delusional non-miraculous little boy-raper “Jesus” will keep trotting out their vomit-inducing Baphomet horrors until Carlson and Hannity are the most despised A-holes in the little that’s left of this nation.

Don’t you dare compare my precious Tucker to that despicable Hannity.

Post
#1068427
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

TV’s Frink said:

When someone says stuff like what I linked to, I don’t really care if he has good points on other things, I’m done listening to him. Maybe that’s a flaw of mine, but I have no patience or tolerance for it whatsoever.

I understand. I guess I’m fine just tossing out the shit. The suggested support for Holocaust deniers is fucking awful though. I had no idea he said that.

Post
#1068418
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Time

TV’s Frink said:

darthrush said:

TV’s Frink said:

darthrush said:

This Gavin McInnes guy is quite the personality.

But not in a good way.

He has some good points actually. When he starts talking about his sex life though, it just goes wrong. Very…very…wrong.

I didn’t watch, I’m talking about other stuff he’s said.

http://www.cjnews.com/news/canada/rebel-media-star-gets-flak-10-things-hate-jews-video

Emphasis on some. He is batshit crazy, I know that. But he makes some good points. Listening to Joe Rogan’s podcast when he had McInnes on was really insightful .Until Gavin ranted about his sex life. It seems to always fit a way into his conversations.

Post
#1068324
Topic
Last Album Listened To
Time

Listening to the albums of “The La’s” right now and really enjoying them. From what I’ve heard, there music is strangely relaxing for me to listen to.

Post
#1068323
Topic
Drugs, ranked
Time

Possessed said:

darthrush said:

Possessed said:

darthrush said:

What does anyone think of doing weed? Is it of much harm and does it help with feeling depressed?

It is not much harm. Whether or not it helps with being depressed in general varies both depending on the person and the strain of weed. It definitely makes recreational activities enhanced and more enjoyable though, so if you’re already in a good place and doing something you love, it will make it even better. If you’re in a bad place and feeling down and hoping it will make it better, well like I said it just depends on the person and the strain. It definely can go both ways. It might get you out of your funk and make you want to try something fun, or it might make you sit and over think about everything and make it worse. If you’re gonna try it get the highest quality you can and start on a small dose, maybe one puff or two. Don’t get cheap weed, it’s not a better value because it takes more for the effect and the effect isn’t as good or uplifting.

I just made a deal for some brownies and edibles so I’ll report back on what it’s like once I finally get them.

Totally different experience than smoking. It also takes effect very slowly as opposed to smoking, so don’t make the rookie mistake of eating one, think you haven’t taken enough then eat another one only to be tripping balls a few hours later. It’ll take a few hours to kick in, so just eat one or even a half then wait a few hours. Not that eating too many would actually hurt you because it wouldn’t, but it also wouldn’t be an enjoyable experience.

Yah. The edibles I’m getting are pretty heavy and will last about 10 hours. So I am definitely only having a half of one for my first time.

Post
#1068319
Topic
Drugs, ranked
Time

Possessed said:

darthrush said:

Possessed said:

Well the first off topic/complaining (not exactly complaining I know, but negative anyway) post since it got unlocked was yours, so… Let’s just move on.

I love indica highs over sativa highs when it comes to pot.

Could you explain? I am absolutely clueless in this field of things haha.

Indica based strains are generally more relaxed and heavy feeling. They are more “hazy” and will relax you and take away your worries. Great for relaxing at home to a movie or music. Sativa based strains are lighter, yet also more intense in some ways. They energize you and are very uplifting, and will definitely feel very stimulating. Great for activities.

However I’ve find that your state of mind has a bigger effect than the strain. If you’re trying to relax and can only find sativas that doesn’t mean you can’t still relax.

Most strains these days are hybrids, the best of both worlds so to speak.

Listen to your favorite band while high, it will make it a brand new experience.

Will do.

To the top