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Old 12th April 2019, 03:08 PM   #81
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Yeah, just like the myth that 1 in 5 people in the world are Chinese. I know hundreds of people, but only a few of them are Chinese!

I know hundreds of people and not a single of them is Chinese! I only see them now and then on TV, so they're probably something Stanley Kubrick made up!
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Old 12th April 2019, 06:15 PM   #82
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Originally Posted by Hellbound View Post
Yeah, just like the myth that 1 in 5 people in the world are Chinese. I know hundreds of people, but only a few of them are Chinese!
The last organisation I worked in, it was closer to 2 in 5.

A little more on topic, I take it there are no boobs shown in the movie. Because the guys hating on it would be all in favor in that case.
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Old 13th April 2019, 06:40 AM   #83
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
The last organisation I worked in, it was closer to 2 in 5.

A little more on topic, I take it there are no boobs shown in the movie. Because the guys hating on it would be all in favor in that case.

I note that at first it seemed odd that the same men that were hating on Captain Marvel just loved Alita: Battle Angel. Then I started reading their comments on it and it soon became clear they were really in love with the idea of a sexy young woman with the naivete of a child.


So they will get behind a woman that kicks ass but she has to be young and potentially easily manipulated into sex.
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Old 13th April 2019, 08:28 AM   #84
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The worldwide box office for Captain Marvel now exceeds 1 billion US$, putting it in the top 30.
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Old 13th April 2019, 10:30 AM   #85
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Originally Posted by Halcyon Dayz View Post
The worldwide box office for Captain Marvel now exceeds 1 billion US$, putting it in the top 30.
A real dud
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Old 13th April 2019, 10:32 AM   #86
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Originally Posted by Halcyon Dayz View Post
The worldwide box office for Captain Marvel now exceeds 1 billion US$, putting it in the top 30.
If not for the anti-feminist you tubers it would have been several hundred dollars over a billion.
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Old 13th April 2019, 11:49 AM   #87
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Originally Posted by bknight View Post
A real dud
Heaven's Gate better watch out, there's a new top flop in town!
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Old 13th April 2019, 11:50 AM   #88
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Originally Posted by Wolrab View Post
If not for the anti-feminist you tubers it would have been several hundred dollars over a billion.
Ah, yes. The Star Wars: The Force Awakens excuse.
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Old 15th April 2019, 08:09 AM   #89
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Originally Posted by kookbreaker View Post
Heaven's Gate better watch out, there's a new top flop in town!
Ishtar!
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Old 15th April 2019, 12:34 PM   #90
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Ishtar!
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Old 15th April 2019, 12:42 PM   #91
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Honorable mention goes to the Adventures of Pluto Nash. And Gigli.
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Old 15th April 2019, 01:06 PM   #92
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Originally Posted by Wolrab View Post
If not for the anti-feminist you tubers it would have been several hundred dollars over a billion.
YOU goobers????
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Old 15th April 2019, 01:09 PM   #93
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Originally Posted by Belz... View Post
Yeah it was unfortunate to lose those forums but unfortunately nothing could be done to save them except pay a lot of moderators, which the parent company was evidently not prepared to do.
I truly hated the loss of the comment sections on IMDB. They were as much fun as here was!!!!
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Old 15th April 2019, 01:13 PM   #94
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Originally Posted by Dr. Keith View Post
TIL:

Captain Marvel has nothing to do with MRAs.

MRAs only communicate their ideas through YouTube videos.
Are MRAs a new type of MRE?? Enquirer minds want to know!!!!!
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Old 21st April 2019, 01:55 AM   #95
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By some peculiar co-incidence, I was having cravings for C rations yesterday...

And no, MRA is not a new kind of MRE.

(Meal, Ready to Eat) for the TLA challenged...
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Old 21st April 2019, 04:21 AM   #96
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Originally Posted by novaphile View Post
By some peculiar co-incidence, I was having cravings for C rations yesterday...

And no, MRA is not a new kind of MRE.

(Meal, Ready to Eat) for the TLA challenged...
Man its been forty years since I've had those. They were ok at the time, but I'm do not crave them myself.
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"According to Australian pop culture website Pedestrian, an anonymous user posted their own edited version of the latest Avengers film to torrent websites (PRIDE won't be linking to it) with most of the scenes featuring women (most notably, Brie Larson as Captain Marvel), people of color, and "gay ****" all cut out."

https://www.pride.com/geek/2019/5/16/fanboys-edited-avengers-endgame-remove-brie-larson-gay-****
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Old 21st May 2019, 09:35 AM   #98
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There was a webcomic that came out shortly after it was announced that Michael B. Jordan had been cast as Johnny Storm in the most recent Fantastic Four movie. A man walked into the toy store in which the comic was set and started ranting at two of the employees, one of whom was black.
"Don't you see? If Johnny Storm is black, then Sue Storm has to be black too!"
"So?"
"So, you can't have two black people in the same place at the same time! It's totally unrealistic!"
At that point, a second black employee walked over and asked if he needed help. He stared in horror, and then ran out of the store, screaming.
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Old 21st May 2019, 12:34 PM   #99
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Originally Posted by Armitage72 View Post
There was a webcomic that came out shortly after it was announced that Michael B. Jordan had been cast as Johnny Storm in the most recent Fantastic Four movie. A man walked into the toy store in which the comic was set and started ranting at two of the employees, one of whom was black.
"Don't you see? If Johnny Storm is black, then Sue Storm has to be black too!"
"So?"
"So, you can't have two black people in the same place at the same time! It's totally unrealistic!"
At that point, a second black employee walked over and asked if he needed help. He stared in horror, and then ran out of the store, screaming.
Ironic that both actors who played Johnny Storm in Fox's two failed attempts at a Fantastic Four franchise made a huge, critically praised comeback in the MCU...Christ Evans as Captain America,Micheal P Jordan as Killraven in "Black Panther".
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Old 22nd May 2019, 03:11 AM   #100
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Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
"According to Australian pop culture website Pedestrian, an anonymous user posted their own edited version of the latest Avengers film to torrent websites (PRIDE won't be linking to it) with most of the scenes featuring women (most notably, Brie Larson as Captain Marvel), people of color, and "gay ****" all cut out."

https://www.pride.com/geek/2019/5/16/fanboys-edited-avengers-endgame-remove-brie-larson-gay-****

I found the social media post where this guy explains his cuts and among other things he thinks women should only ever be moms and homemakers so he cut out every instance of a woman doing anything even remotely interesting. He has a particular hatred of Brie Larson who is now the MRA hatesink.
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Old 22nd May 2019, 04:24 AM   #101
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There's a word for someone like that.
Indeed, there's several.
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I found the social media post where this guy explains his cuts and among other things he thinks women should only ever be moms and homemakers so he cut out every instance of a woman doing anything even remotely interesting. He has a particular hatred of Brie Larson who is now the MRA hatesink.

Back in the good old days, Hollywood understood how the world was supposed to work. Female characters were either teachers, nurses, or secretaries, and only until they found a husband, at which point they would resign to become proper housewives. The studios have lost sight of how things are supposed to be.
(Sarcasm, obviously)
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Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
"According to Australian pop culture website Pedestrian, an anonymous user posted their own edited version of the latest Avengers film to torrent websites (PRIDE won't be linking to it) with most of the scenes featuring women (most notably, Brie Larson as Captain Marvel), people of color, and "gay ****" all cut out."

https://www.pride.com/geek/2019/5/16/fanboys-edited-avengers-endgame-remove-brie-larson-gay-****
How unsurprisingly pathetic.
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