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chyron8472

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#1210627
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If you need to B*tch about something... this is the place
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TV’s Frink said:

chyron8472 said:

Still, if I were you I’d probably have cloud backup from Backblaze or something like that.

I don’t trust other people with my stuff. Two external hard drives to back my stuff up.

It’s the off-site part about cloud backup that I like. Protects against on-site property damage. Also, it automatically uploads changes to files without dicking around with backing up manually.

JEDIT: Although I suppose one could use bittorrent sync instead to backup to offsite, if that was the real issue. I use Backblaze for my server because it’s cheap, it’s easy, and available storage is unlimited (which is nice when I have 4.7 TB of data).

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#1210050
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Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
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moviefreakedmind said:

Have you ever once made a post where you just clearly state your position? I don’t think I’ve ever seen you do it. This is a serious question by the way

That can’t actually be a serious question that is not rhetorical. Why would you expect anyone to say “no” if asked this question?

In either case, can we just move along now and stop debating debating the debate?

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#1210040
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Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
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TV’s Frink said:

chyron8472 said:

TV’s Frink said:

chyron8472 said:

moviefreakedmind said:

skim this video of one of his self-described “devotees” and looks at the comments

The first rule of Youtube is: never watch YouTube

FTFY

For me that would be like saying “Never watch NBC broadcasts.” I don’t watch broadcast TV at all anymore, but instead use Youtube, Netflix, and my media server. Cutting out Youtube entirely would be to cut out several “shows” that I watch regularly.

Presumably you understood my point though.

Yes.

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#1210034
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Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
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TV’s Frink said:

chyron8472 said:

moviefreakedmind said:

skim this video of one of his self-described “devotees” and looks at the comments

The first rule of Youtube is: never watch YouTube

FTFY

For me that would be like saying “Never watch NBC broadcasts.” I don’t watch broadcast TV at all anymore, but instead use Youtube, Netflix, and my media server. Cutting out Youtube entirely would be to cut out several “shows” that I watch regularly.

There are more videos on Youtube than just people bitching endlessly about [insert topic].

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#1210005
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Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
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moviefreakedmind said:

Mrebo said:

moviefreakedmind said:

Jay said:

moviefreakedmind said:

Jay said:

Despite all its problems, one of the good things about social media is interacting with people who have different views . . .

By the way, what happened to this?

It hasn’t changed, but sometimes you have to recognize when you’re arguing with a wall and spare your own sanity.

Since I was not being a wall in those arguments, and everyone in this thread can see that, I’ll just infer that the reason you refuse to address my points is because you can’t address them. You ignored most of my points in my earlier posts before deciding that I was beneath you anyway, so this isn’t exactly surprising to me.

Everyone in the thread can see a great many things, mon ami. At this point a ronto should enter the frame.

This makes absolutely no sense.

I suspect it means that you are being a wall, but you don’t see it because you don’t want to. Hence the reference to the ANH:SE ronto that you apparently inserted in front of yourself.

I suspect that’s what it means…

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#1209621
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If you need to B*tch about something... this is the place
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Jay said:

moviefreakedmind said:

I think it’s just a corporate way to throw a bone to people asking for real stories involving sexuality while simultaneously not actually doing that.

as long as it doesn’t cost them money.

I wondered about this, whether there will be people who might have seen the movie but now won’t because they assume this to be actual canon, costing the film money over it. Of course, then there are people who wouldn’t see it but now might…

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#1209383
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If you need to B*tch about something... this is the place
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dahmage said:

chyron8472 said:

darthrush said:

All that matters to me, is that it makes sense for Lando to be pansexual given how he acts in the other movies.

He repeatedly hits on Leia. And… that’s about it. He’s a player. In the early 80’s, that was a thing.

so were pansexuals.

also whatever

But again, it’s like if someone from the film crew said Lando’s favorite flavor of pizza was the Star Wars equivalent of hawaiian and the media kept talking about it because it’s great news for people who like pineapple on their pizza, especially when doing so is controversial.

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#1209373
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If you need to B*tch about something... this is the place
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DominicCobb said:

Legends doesn’t count for shit. There’s nothing in the films that contradicts this development. So why is it an issue?

(Hint: it’s not)

As I said, it’s an issue for me because the media is crazy over it and it’s filling up my news feed. It’s just compounded by the fact that no previous canon suggested such a development. Sure, it doesn’t contradict it, but it also doesn’t imply it. Whether he is or not is not the issue really, but rather the pandering and following media craziness.

Which is why I’m bitching about it in here rather than debating the significance of it in the General forum. For myself, my opinion is who cares whether he is or not?

darthrush said:

All that matters to me, is that it makes sense for Lando to be pansexual given how he acts in the other movies.

He repeatedly hits on Leia. And… that’s about it. He’s a player. In the early 80’s, that was a thing.

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#1209364
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If you need to B*tch about something... this is the place
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TV’s Frink said:

chyron8472 said:

I’m just sick of it being all over my feed. Like if the character is, then he is. Put it in the movie or whatever. But I wish they’d stop making these claims behind the scenes, and that the media would stop going crazygonuts about it and making articles pop up everywhere.

If they put it in the movie you’d complain about him making you uncomfortable.

Perhaps.

Given that Billy Dee’s ESB character seemed to me simply a player and a hustler, and there wasn’t any further sexual subtext about him in the film either way. Nein Nunb being his copilot in ROTJ obviously had no sexual connotation whatsoever. So adding this to Solo seems like retconning the character, especially in these times.

I mean, did it ever suggest as much in any of the Legacy novels? If not, then there’s very little precedent to add it here.

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#1209256
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If you need to B*tch about something... this is the place
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I’m getting really sick of this “Lando is pansexual” bullshit that keeps popping up on my Google news feed. Like, really? Does every popular franchise need to retcon characters’ sexuality behind the scenes as some ridiculous attempt at inclusiveness?

And why is this plastered all over the dang place?

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#1209212
Topic
Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
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Jeebus said:

chyron8472 said:

Mrebo said:

moviefreakedmind said:

I find it amazing that Republicans still try to blame movies and video games for school shootings. Remind me again of how these people are the pro-freedom of speech side?

When they try to ban them, let me know.

The argument that troubled individuals engaging in simulated violence can lead to real life violence is plausible.

There is something to be said for the effect of a poor mental diet on one’s choices.

I have amassed a combined library of 420 video games

Hehehe 420

I figured someone would make that connection.

Though actually it is higher now given that I’ve bought games since updating Backloggery (which is where I got that number from.)