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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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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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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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