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    Quote Originally Posted by Ihavewaffles View Post
    While many think it would be cool if Din Djarin appears in person, it wouldn't make sense when most Mandalorians don't even know who he is, is reluctant 'leader'(?), suddenly would say,
    "yeah, there is this non-Mandalorian shady guy, wearing beskar, that needs help to create a criminal empire, why don't we drop the planet-Mandalore-invasion-plans n help out the crook instead? He helped me rescue a cute green baby once, so you should feel bad if you don't help him out!"
    I doubt that would fly with the Mandalorian society..
    Them not knowing who Din is becomes irrelevant the second he ignites the dark sabre.

    Pretty sure Boba Fett is very well known among them.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Northern Goblin View Post
    Them not knowing who Din is becomes irrelevant the second he ignites the dark sabre.

    Pretty sure Boba Fett is very well known among them.
    Rushing to help him secure a criminal empire when they are in the middle of dark saber/Mandalore stuff seems out of character though. I’m honestly not expecting Boba to even call for help like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vegas82 View Post
    Rushing to help him secure a criminal empire when they are in the middle of dark saber/Mandalore stuff seems out of character though. I’m honestly not expecting Boba to even call for help like that.
    I don't even think we've started the war for Mandalore yet. Din's likely having his post Grogu midlife crisis where he hasn't a clue what he's doing and goes back to bounty work.

    We'll probably see the start of the Mandalore arc in season 3.


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    I will say - after reading the posts here about Episode three and then actually watching Episode Three -- some you guys make WAY TOO MUCH out of a gang of speeders. I seriously was expecting them to be the focus of the story of the episode with the amount of butthurt the internet has been showing about those damn speeders. Only to find them covered by a three minute scene and the rest of the time, the group being in the 'background' as they should be, nothing more than 'some more thugs-turned-employees' grunts.

    I mean yea, the speeders were stupid. Chase was stupid. That was disappointing. The show itself has been... a slow burn... at BEST. Hubby and myself are waiting and hoping the show 'shows its point' or else we won't be around for S2 (if there is one). Those are legit complaints on the show and yes, reason to question where they are all going with this and whether it will be worth watching.

    But the endless back and forth about this speeder gang is just stupid. All sorts of "parts" of Star Wars are, and have been, stupid on the screen. I'm sure we can all list at least 5 things from the first two trilogies that were just 'stupid', but we didn't give up on the IP. I can let go of the little annoyances (cuz yea the speeders are just that, minor annoyances of stupid) and focus on the big story picture. And there are bigger parts of this show that deserve dozen of pages of discussion, that have the meat for dozens of pages of discussions - just not the speeders!

    Cuz yea, the problem IS the 'big story picture' is so - UNKNOWN - right now; when it shouldn't be. Halfway through the first season - we should have a better idea of what the 'point' of this is. And maybe we do know the point, just none of us have accepted it because that 'point' has been dry and bland and so we're hoping its not the 'point'.

    But the speeders - aren't worth the millions of words on the internet being given to them. They're LESS than a Jar Jar. They're LESS than a whiney teenage Anakin. If neither of those destroyed my faith in the franchise, shiny speeders looking like bumper cars from Six Flags - also aren't going to destroy anything.

    There's just so much more about this show to discuss or pick apart. Can we let go and get over the shiny speeder arguments? So silly. lol.

    Interestingly enough, Hubby actually felt episode 3 was better than 2. He's already ready to give up on the show due to not being able to give a shit about Boba the "WhateverThisIs" -- but the shiny speeders guys barely registered with him. Because yea, they are background details meant to be barely a 'thing' to register. I was just surprised he liked e3 more than e2. I liked them both "Fine" as shows go - outside of the 'still not sure I care about this' question. =D.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ihavewaffles View Post
    it's strange with wen, she moves as if she's 10-20 years younger in the show (she's 58 years old! Looks way younger)
    I guess it only goes to show how fit and active you can be if you work at it. While I was in Japan I met a karateka who was 70+ years old and he moved like a cat - a cat made out of solid steel. I think we just have a skewed perspective because most people at that age either worked their bodies to the bone for most of their life so they're spent; or they lived a fairly sedentary life without dedicated exercise. But if you really wanted to, you could retain a lot of fitness for a lot longer than many people think.

    And of course it helps if you have the money and time to make that happen and not worry about much else

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    I think the problem with the mods is, proportions

    It's weird "yeah, so i cut of my living arm n replaced it, a -large- bodypart for teh lulz, the Vespa gang was just all over the place, n their clothing too, also attitude of them...like the wanna-be joan jett mouthing off to boba, as if she would ever do that, not be afraid of getting terminated...there's having attitude n there's being a moron..it's not ur dad ur mouthing off to...
    Han Solo sounded terrified just hearing Boba fett was near...

    Like the writer was thinking he had to show his new favorite toy/character would be so brave n rebellious, disregarding the world she inhabits..
    as for that clerk in the mayor's office "boba who? i don't see you on the list" like..FUCK YOU WRITERS, that was like some shitty SNL comedy sketch you have seen a thousand times already..
    Boba was the dread of the galaxy, book of boba takes place just after he hanged with darth freaking Vader...

    I think the mods should be less is more, n with their economic situation would have noticeable but 'smaller' modifications, like this girl in the picture,

    compare her 'eyes' to the black Vespa kid with his mod eye that looks like someone shoved a steampunk binocular in there...I want things to fit the world we are watching, not be taken out n think this or that only exists cuz someone faps to steampunk n want to shove as much as possible in the scenes, the agenda should be the world, not someones personal feelings..

    As for the 'doctor' mod, some guy with dreadlocks the color of...eggnog?..i mean i get that musicians (he is that irl) have outlandish looks for attention (6IX9INE), but on a film set everything has to mesh together...and his operating tools looked way too basic n not very advanced for the largescale surgery required to fix fennec...

    Even if the last 3 episodes are great, my final verdict will be this whole season is more like a draft, instead of a finished product, I am underwhelmed..

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    oh, you have seen nothing yet, this show will prob go on for at least one more season, just wait until we get to Kenobi (in a few months, it's on 'coming soon' on disney+) which is confirmed to be only one season with few episodes, you cannot afford to fuck them up, if you have bad episodes, bunch of filler episodes, there will be just too little good stuff n too much bad shit n the reactions will be...we are talking about a show with a freaking Jedi, that means light sabers, lots of pew pew lazers, spaceship battles, fast action, explosions, teh works! Just thinking about it automatically means a way larger budget, as this will draw in a much larger crowd than mandolorian/book of boba.

    If they fuck that up.

    Oh boy..

    Btw temuera, the main actor, recently in interview said he doesn't agree with the direction they took his character...this is like watching the last jedi (not saying this is that bad) n see mark hamill's reaction n him disagreeing with how his character was potrayed, you can't dismiss it as "oh, it's those pesky zealot fans!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ihavewaffles View Post
    compare her 'eyes' to the black Vespa kid with his mod eye that looks like someone shoved a steampunk binocular in there...I want things to fit the world we are watching, not be taken out n think this or that only exists cuz someone faps to steampunk n want to shove as much as possible in the scenes, the agenda should be the world, not someones personal feelings..
    Look at more existing SW material, not just the movies. There's lots of examples with quite a lot of cybernetic implants, conspicuous and otherwise. ESPECIALLY among criminals in the underworld, where a lot of the time extensive and obvious enhancements are used to be more intimidating - that's all over settings like Nar Shaddaa etc., which may not have been in the movies much but are absolutely part of the SW universe. This is nothing new.

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    Yeah cyborgs are prominent all throughout canon and EU. This is the first time they are featured everywhere on screen but it isn't like some director just wanted to interject their vision.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biomega View Post
    Look at more existing SW material, not just the movies. There's lots of examples with quite a lot of cybernetic implants, conspicuous and otherwise. ESPECIALLY among criminals in the underworld, where a lot of the time extensive and obvious enhancements are used to be more intimidating - that's all over settings like Nar Shaddaa etc., which may not have been in the movies much but are absolutely part of the SW universe. This is nothing new.
    It's different if a criminal is hurt during a job, replaces a body part, to "I'm doing this for teh lulz!"
    Also in cyberpunk genre, modifications are expensive, part of characters journey, but here..."yup, im poor, but i got these neat clean new clothes n these expensive modifications, n this shiny candy ride!" n they...well that episode pays homage to george lucas movie american grafiti, but that was in L.A.
    Blade Runner is in L.A. a megacity

    but Tatooine? how did Luke describe that place
    “If there's a bright center to the universe, you're on the planet that it's farthest from.”

    I feel the mod scene would be pretty small n limited..also, they complain about there being no jobs, no money..I wrote before, Ahsoka in last clone wars season on Coruscant, that place would have made more sense..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ihavewaffles View Post
    Also in cyberpunk genre, modifications are expensive, part of characters journey
    That's a GROSS generalization. It varies wildly within the genre - from something you can literally get at a gas station in the middle of nowhere, to something you need to be a billionaire to afford. To say it's always expensive in the cyberpunk genre is like saying "swords are something special in the fantasy genre" just because there is one story you read where that was the case. It's not a general rule, and it's not inherent in the technology at all.

    And, I might add, it's also not consistent with the SW universe, where every street slicer has brain implants almost as a matter of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darththeo View Post
    Why do I bother every trying to deal with you?
    yeah, tell me why you always want to pick a fight for bs.

    i just said i was surprised the thing was alive, it lived, good, end of the story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Syegfryed View Post
    yeah, tell me why you always want to pick a fight for bs.

    i just said i was surprised the thing was alive, it lived, good, end of the story.
    Why did you argue that it should have been dead up until this post then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vegas82 View Post
    Why did you argue that it should have been dead up until this post then?
    because you and the other guy were arguing that "many animals can live with a literal hole in their stomaches'', you even said including ''predators''.

    Is just that you can't stick on your pants, its only missing you talk about loki show again lmao

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    Quote Originally Posted by Syegfryed View Post
    because you and the other guy were arguing that "many animals can live with a literal hole in their stomaches'', you even said including ''predators''.

    Is just that you can't stick on your pants, its only missing you talk about loki show again lmao
    Because you said it was unbelievable to you.
    You cannot say something in a public square and complain that people call you out on it, correct you on it, or questioned it.

    The Sarlacc surviving that is 100% in line with the lore of Star Wars. There are animals that can survive with holes in their stomach in the real world.

    Therefore, you finding it unbelievable makes zero sense because you have nothing to base that on. The lore does not support you. Reality does not support you. Here is the thing, I am okay with you saying it was "unbelievable" but when people point out that it isn't, rather than admit your assumption was wrong. You turn around a play semantics.

    This is a pattern with you. No one can win any argument with you because you will always move a goal post or two.
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    I got a horrible feeling that the suits that pushed kathleen kennedy to thrust a star wars movie, every.single.year are all giddy after the success of the Mandalorian, that we are seeing their influence n KK's goons inserting lots of stupid crap, they don't seem to understand that they need to let things breathe for them to be successful, don't try to shove every imaginable food into the golden goose, or it will choke!

    It's horrid that rodriguez has failed so hard, honestly they should have let director from ep.2 Steph Green do all his episodes...
    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1576181/?ref_=tt_ov_dr
    I'd rather watch her making an entire season by herself with flash backs, than this...I think it was a good decision to hand over Kenobi to one director.
    While the Mandolorian was successful with lots of different directors, it felt like Disney had low expectations so their interference was low...

    I hope the backlash will sober people up at disney..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Syegfryed View Post
    because you and the other guy were arguing that "many animals can live with a literal hole in their stomaches'', you even said including ''predators''.

    Is just that you can't stick on your pants, its only missing you talk about loki show again lmao
    Because they can, your ignorance of biology is a you thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ihavewaffles View Post
    I got a horrible feeling that the suits that pushed kathleen kennedy to thrust a star wars movie, every.single.year are all giddy after the success of the Mandalorian, that we are seeing their influence n KK's goons inserting lots of stupid crap, they don't seem to understand that they need to let things breathe for them to be successful, don't try to shove every imaginable food into the golden goose, or it will choke!

    It's horrid that rodriguez has failed so hard, honestly they should have let director from ep.2 Steph Green do all his episodes...
    KK was involved in every SW project since the acquisition. Pretending the stuff you dislike is all her fault while the stuff you like has nothing to do with her is… special.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Northern Goblin View Post
    Them not knowing who Din is becomes irrelevant the second he ignites the dark sabre.

    Pretty sure Boba Fett is very well known among them.
    Fett wasn't very well liked. Definitely not among the Mandalorians in part due to his genetics other part being someone who worked with the Empire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vegas82 View Post
    Because they can, your ignorance of biology is a you thing.
    Per the Loki thread, he claims he is well educated in biology.

    KK was involved in every SW project since the acquisition. Pretending the stuff you dislike is all her fault while the stuff you like has nothing to do with her is… special.
    Hey, this is something you and I agree on. Kennedy literally hired Filoni and Favreau to do what they are doing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vegas82 View Post

    KK was involved in every SW project since the acquisition. Pretending the stuff you dislike is all her fault while the stuff you like has nothing to do with her is… special.
    Lucas propped her up as well. I think a lot of people just assume she popped up with Disney. She has been involved with the Lucasfilm ecosystem (primarily ILM) longer than some of us have been alive - at least me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PACOX View Post
    Lucas propped her up as well. I think a lot of people just assume she popped up with Disney. She has been involved with the Lucasfilm ecosystem (primarily ILM) longer than some of us have been alive - at least me.
    She is literally the person Lucas picked to replace him as head of Lucasfilm.
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