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by Mr. Tines
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Evangelion Chit-Chat
Topic: Wait so how did Spoilers die in EoE?
Replies: 6
Views: 73

Re: Wait so how did Spoilers die in EoE?

Whatever syncing to berserk levels did, followed by the harpies feasting, the gigantic explosion as the Black Moon gets ripped out of the earth would make a definitive coup de grace.
by Mr. Tines
Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: Avatar: The Last Airbender (WTF is your avatar/sig from?)
Replies: 1494
Views: 121919

Re: Avatar: The Last Airbender (WTF is your avatar/sig from?)

Continuing the space theme, "Farewell, Cassini".

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by Mr. Tines
Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: News [NO POLITICS]
Replies: 261
Views: 20227

Re: News [NO POLITICS]

Ray#866732 wrote:Sign language interpreter used gibberish, warned of bears during Hurricane Irma update


Related.
by Mr. Tines
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: C.T.1290 versus Asuka. Examining the good and bad.
Replies: 275
Views: 6087

Re: C.T.1290 versus Asuka. Examining the good and bad.

C.T.1290#866494 wrote:I still have a hard time understanding Asuka, like if she's a good person or not
She's an emotionally damaged (and emotionally starved) teenage girl, living in a foreign country. That alone would be enough to cause problems, before we start in on the UHIQ and child soldier parts.
by Mr. Tines
Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: These Moons Were Made For Walking (Weird Image Thread 8)
Replies: 845
Views: 51492

Re: These Moons Were Made For Walking (Weird Image Thread 8)

The ever reliable Perry Bible Fellowship strike again

The Offenders  SPOILER: Show
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by Mr. Tines
Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Film and Video
Topic: Last Movie You Watched
Replies: 1361
Views: 95092

Re: Last Movie You Watched

People who read the book first usually hate it. You have to separate the impressive visual realisation from the elision of key elements to fit it in at under the 150 minute mark. Given the constraints, it did about the best that one could expect, and while it is overall a failure, it made a damned ...
by Mr. Tines
Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Evangelion Chit-Chat
Topic: Make me feel better about Evangelion.
Replies: 19
Views: 351

Re: So I watched the series and EoE a few days ago, and I really shouldn't have.

Welcome to the club! You are by no means alone in your reaction to the series. Underneath all the giant robot trappings, Evangelion is Hideaki Anno's self-directed art therapy for his own depression, with EoE being the result of his relapse after all the stress of the TV production. It is unsparing ...
by Mr. Tines
Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: Celebrity RIP Thread
Replies: 1613
Views: 142298

Re: Celebrity RIP Thread

Breaking -- Jerry Pournelle.
by Mr. Tines
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: News [NO POLITICS]
Replies: 261
Views: 20227

Re: News [NO POLITICS]

Delta Airlines flight to Puerto Rico didn't turn back because of the hurricane. At least not until after it had landed and refuelled.

by Mr. Tines
Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: Avatar: The Last Airbender (WTF is your avatar/sig from?)
Replies: 1494
Views: 121919

Re: Avatar: The Last Airbender (WTF is your avatar/sig from?)

A change of mood, after a long run of yuusha avatars : one of the NASA posters for the 40th anniversary of the Voyager mission. Downscale sample of original 11700x8100 image:-

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by Mr. Tines
Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: Official Happy Birthday Thread
Replies: 1728
Views: 106227

Re: Official Happy Birthday Thread

Thank you, all!

Rei IV#866103 wrote:Happy Birthday, Mr. Tines! 60 is now officially the new 40!
You've not allowed for inflation, I fear.
by Mr. Tines
Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: Celebrity RIP Thread
Replies: 1613
Views: 142298

Re: Celebrity RIP Thread

Walter Becker, co-founder of Steely Dan.
by Mr. Tines
Sat Sep 02, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Rebuild of Evangelion
Topic: A decade has gone by since the first Rebuild film (Jo)....
Replies: 12
Views: 588

Re: A decade has gone by since the first Rebuild film (Jo)....

...and in that time we've advanced the commentary by 2.5 episodes. At this rate, if we include EoE as 2 episodes, the commentary will complete around the time of EoE 's centenary. Otherwise I have nothing to add that I haven't already said over that span. I would like to introduce you to an anime th...
by Mr. Tines
Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: News of Anime in Japan
Replies: 979
Views: 186747

Re: News of Anime in Japan

PV for new Yama no Susume OVA -- or at least I would guess that it's an OVA with a 28th October date, and the distinct lack of a numeral to indicate a 3rd series

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bu1-Gajd7Sw
by Mr. Tines
Thu Aug 31, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: The Editorium
Topic: Commentary: Episode 07
Replies: 19
Views: 902

Re: Commentary: Episode 07

ath#865868 wrote:@Mr. Tines: by any chance, do you have post rights to the News section of the site?
Alas, no -- I'm forum only.
by Mr. Tines
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: The Editorium
Topic: Commentary: Episode 07
Replies: 19
Views: 902

Re: Commentary: Episode 07

At last, after all these years... Cut 110 : Aircraft being a word that doesn't decline in the plural, of course. Cuts 113, 118, 121, 133: Srs bzns Misato is not "Beer, more than just a breakfast drink" Misato. Cut 139: It's the future and they're still using floppy disks. Cut 147B: the gre...
by Mr. Tines
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Completely and Utterly Off-Topic
Topic: What do you look like?
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Re: What do you look like?

This is 6 years ago. I've stopped trying to hide the grey these days.

Mr. Tines#500729 wrote:Me on my summer holiday

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xly9zrGNnQY#t=214s
by Mr. Tines
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Evageeks.org News and Feedback
Topic: Forum Wackiness
Replies: 237
Views: 20686

Re: Forum Wackiness

Yes -- we apply corrections to common mis-spellings of character names through the word-filter mechanism
by Mr. Tines
Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: Evangelion Discussion
Topic: What would the EVA characters be like now?
Replies: 13
Views: 529

Re: What would the EVA characters be like now?

The answers really depend on what's been going on for the past 18 months.

One thing I can see is that Shinji would be taller. Either in the Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei sense on account of his world-wide post-3I popularity, or by having a growth spurt (based on how his father was unusually tall).

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