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  1. Well, there goes the last of my hope.

    Apparently Star Wars Episode 9 was being filmed and edited at the same time. ( http://rainbowdash.net/url/874706 ) It is already a miracle if a one-off movie is being made well by editing and filming at the same time, but for something that will be put under a magnifying lens by millions upon millions of Star Wars fans ?

    Might as well brace for the insanity that will come from it. Idunno, Maybe blaming GamerGate as a reason why many people dislike a movie ( oh yes, that did happen previously, go read http://rainbowdash.net/url/874707 if you want to lose your faith in humanity )

    But hey, who knows, maybe I am wrong. Time will tell. But I will reserve FULL rights to rant about it some more when time comes to pass.

    about 2 days ago from web
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    • @drinkingpony “simultaneous work” does not equate to “rush job”. If you have seven people work on seven different tasks concurrently, it can all be done in the time it takes to do one thing alone.

      about a day ago in context
    • @mrmattimation If something that is usually done subsequent is done simultaneously in order to meet a significantly more tight release schedule then...

      Well what would you call it if you were specifically told not to call it a 'rush job' ?

      You might want to look into how other modern movies are made, Especially Star Wars by Disney and MCU ( Also by Disney ). Though I guess there is tons to learn regarding failures by other studio's as well. For instance take http://rainbowdash.net/url/874715 ( 6:38 - 7:00 , would you look at that smug face, yowzers )

      Now does it "have to" be bad that they are doing to SW:e9 ? Ofcourse not. However if I rub my crystal ball while throwing my geomancy rocks and somehow simultaneously manage to shake my magic 8 ball, wiggle my divination rod, flip some tarot cards, twiddle some fortune sticks AND use one of those human girly teenager fortune teller thingies. They would either tell me "Outlook not so good" or "You are about to have an accident"

      about 18 hours ago in context
    • @drinkingpony i would call it efficiency. seems to me you're looking for reasons to not like a movie that isn't out yet before it comes out

      about 7 minutes ago in context
  2. Who remembers when Red called Colfax a turbonerd but the filter changed it to turd

    about 2 days ago from web
    • This blender model causes my RAM usage to shoot up to about 14GB... there's prooooobably a more efficient way I could be doing things

      about 5 days ago from web
      • You ever just realize your life kind of sucks a lot and you’re slowly running out of ways to make things better? I’m having one of those moments right now.

        about 7 days ago from web
        • @mrmattimation Yes, every day. As for running out of magic juice to make it all better, that seems to be an eternal struggle.

          That is why I occassionally have trips to either the liquor store, or Dr Liquor. No quite serious, that is her name.

          I can recommend one for starters and the other for the advanced types of 'feeling down'

          about 7 days ago in context
      • Got called a bot on Twitter. If I’m a bot how come I long so heavily for a meaningful romantic connection which I fear I may never find, the likelihood of which gets lower and lower as I age

        about 7 days ago from web
        • CROM WHY DO I STILL HAVE THIS AVATAR

          about 12 days ago from web
        • (I actually swore off social media for the month buuut...) me rn https://youtu.be/v0amkwwBChg

          about 12 days ago from web
        • i’m gonna have to go back in time and punch 18 year-old me in the face for ever thinking he’d be less lonely at college

          about 10 days ago from web
          • Blizzard fans: give us a real Diablo game!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
            Blizzard fans, after Blizzard cancels one of their other games to give them what they asked for: WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

            about 11 days ago from web
          • @mushi http://rainbowdash.net/attachment/874619

            about 13 days ago from web
          • the new apartment I’m moving into in August is big enough that I can actually justify buying VR equipment. HMMMMMMMM.

            about 14 days ago from web
            • had a dream last night that i coughed up a tumor and it was covered in greenos

              about 15 days ago from web
              • I don’t speak Hindi but I do speak Houdini, come punch me, I won’t feel it

                about 15 days ago from web
                • If I get asked if I speak Hindi one more time I’m gonna flip. You’d think South Asians would be able to tell I’m not South Asian.

                  about 15 days ago from web
                • Is it wrong that I keep going back to Subway because the cashier has a crush on me and she keeps giving me discounts

                  about 15 days ago from web
                  • I am currently the fattest I’ve ever been (which is to say, I am now of average weight, because I’ve always been extremely skinny)

                    about 16 days ago from web
                    • I hate it here so much but I can’t leave. I spend money making these cartoons and I never make it back (the next one will likely be a $500+ loss). I don’t have the following to crowdfund. I’m several thousand dollars in debt so I can’t take any financial risks at all. I’m now in a degree program I don’t care about because I’ve been rejected from the art program three times in three years and I’ve spent too much time and money at college to drop out. Everything’s just kiwied right now.

                      about 17 days ago from web
                      • It’s days like today that I really, REALLY wish my cartoons were even remotely profitable. I’d work 60 hours a week just drawing Swole Foods all day to the 40 (sometimes 50) hours I work at my “real job”.

                        about 17 days ago from web
                        • Hearing that roar in IMAX? Damn, that was sweet.

                          about 19 days ago from web
                          • Why can I never find a payphone on the once-in-five-years event that I lock both my phone and my keys in the car!?

                            about 19 days ago from web
                          • Less than an hour until Godzilla in Imax.

                            about 19 days ago from web
                          • Archer is back!

                            about 21 days ago from web
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                            • @drinkingpony I haven't seen Bob's Burgers in a while but my last impression was that it was alright. Yeah, a bit clingy at times but mostly in a relatable way. I can also see its appeal or lack thereof.

                              about 20 days ago in context
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                            • @adiwan [ mostly in a relatable way. ]

                              Now I know that is a feeling, and I could never tell you that you are wrong. But things like Gravity Falls and MLP feel more relatable to me than BB. Not in that I actually come into contact with magic on the daily ( I should fix that ) but I would save my sibling from vampires or get all exited when I get one of my friends involved with one of my hobbies to the point where I forego my normal silent and reserved demeanor ( That is a long way around to get to scratch my back, but I hope you get what I mean... Fluttershy and Tank, I am thinking about that thing ). The motivations seem to remain stable and similar enough where I am able to crawl in their mindset.

                              Meanwhile in BB, let us say that the characters are indeed deeper to the point where the other two pale in comparison. Then you run into the trouble of never ever being able to show us enough of their actual personalities to make enough connections for relatablility, and that takes me out.

                              about 20 days ago in context
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                            • @drinkingpony Well, fair nuff.

                              about 20 days ago in context
                          • Just got back from the new Godzirra movie, which was RAD

                            about 20 days ago from web
                          • Same production companies behind Detective Pikachu, too. They’re on a good streak right now.

                            about 20 days ago from web
                            • I’m so glad Roy Moore’s running for Senate again.

                              about 20 days ago from web
                            • Probably a "hot take" or whatever, but I just cannot with this school of poetry that's just badly-linebroken prose.

                              about 22 days ago from web
                            • The graphics on # for NES are pretty impressive. !vgp

                              about 23 days ago from web
                              • I sound like an edgy 13 year old, but I still feel like a worn down 30 something...

                                about 23 days ago from web
                                • Remember to pay lip service to your state-sponsored murderers today!

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                                • William cherryner talking with space agencies on Twitter is great

                                  about a month ago from web