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  1. How about do away with the Jones Act, and start...

    How about do away with the Jones Act, and start manufacturing games in-country. Create more jobs here.
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    More like the Populars are hijacking our hobby,...

    More like the Populars are hijacking our hobby, and still won't let us geeks in. LOL

    Oh but they still want us to do their homework or copy our test answers.
  3. I don't see the offense. We were like that in the...

    I don't see the offense. We were like that in the 80's. Maybe not embellished but not really part of the popular crowd. Nowadays the Populars (aka mainstream) have hijacked the nerd culture and...
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    Sounds like an age-old problem. Even BEFORE the...

    Sounds like an age-old problem. Even BEFORE the popularity of CR and Matt Mercer, players have certain expectations of their DM. And yeah, it puts a lot of burden for the DM. It's a thankless job,...
  5. To answer your question: HELL YES!

    To answer your question:

    HELL YES!
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    Congrats. I have but one question: Besides 5e,...

    Congrats. I have but one question: Besides 5e, what other editions do you also like to play or have enjoyed playing?
  7. Maybe the 2021 film title won't bear the...

    Maybe the 2021 film title won't bear the "Dungeons & Dragons" moniker.
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    Heh. One could mistook that to be 5e compatible....

    Heh. One could mistook that to be 5e compatible. :)
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    Would they be describing Kara-Tur setting in the...

    Would they be describing Kara-Tur setting in the FR world of Toril for 5e?
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    d20 Future lives on!

    d20 Future lives on!
  11. Lena Headey ("Sarah Connor" in Terminator: The...

    Lena Headey ("Sarah Connor" in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicle) have been cast as Cersei Lannister-Baratheon.

    Source:...
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    So, what really happened? I used...

    So, what really happened? I used "www.gamingreport.com" but it goes (or redirected) to CBGXtra.com instead.

    Did Comics Buyer's Guide bought GamingReport.com from Scrye (or bought Scrye and all...
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    What Happened to GamingReport.com?

    Went to the website today, and all I got was a page not found error.

    Also, the url is different; belongs to Comics Buyer Guide.

    Does anyone know?
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    Should I go ahead and install IE8 or wait until...

    Should I go ahead and install IE8 or wait until Windows Update notify me?
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    IOW, there is always a trade-off, sometimes...

    IOW, there is always a trade-off, sometimes unfair.

    Nothing is free.
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    Sorry, there's nothing hip about Mac. Same...

    Sorry, there's nothing hip about Mac. Same applies to "SyFy."

    -- I'm a PC. :cool:
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    *went to get the rotten tomato he saved for just...

    *went to get the rotten tomato he saved for just this occasion.* :p
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    3e vs 4e as to XP vs Vista. :p:p:p

    3e vs 4e as to XP vs Vista. :p:p:p
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    Ah, geez! Why not just go with the initials SF?...

    Ah, geez! Why not just go with the initials SF? Like TSR (which initially stands for Tactical Studies Rule, but there is nothing tactical about their published D&D role-playing games).
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    That depends. Trademarks don't have expiration...

    That depends. Trademarks don't have expiration date, so long as the current IP owner can vigilantly protect them.
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    I don't know if I agree with that. Is it because...

    I don't know if I agree with that. Is it because the whole franchise is centered around the one titular character, of an Earth guy from the 20th Century living in the future? As opposed to franchises...
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    It's a platform, like Windows or Mac OS. Games...

    It's a platform, like Windows or Mac OS. Games (and settings) vary (from Fallout 3 RPG style to Star Wars: KOTOR) but still play on the same platform.
  23. Thread: Sitcoms

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    I'm a Guidie. :cool:

    I'm a Guidie. :cool:
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    It is? He borrowed heavily on serial films, of...

    It is? He borrowed heavily on serial films, of which both Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers were first adapted to motion picture, alongside western serials like Cisco Kid.
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    As a proud owner of XXVc RPG, I think it could...

    As a proud owner of XXVc RPG, I think it could have been successful. I just didn't like the way it was marketed.

    BTW, besides the TSR version, were there any previous Buck Rogers licensed RPG?
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    Perhaps, but was he cocky and greedy to have sold...

    Perhaps, but was he cocky and greedy to have sold the Hobbit and LOTR film rights to Saul Zentz (of Tolkien Enterprise), believing it was "unfilmable" or did he thought it was ... until he have seen...
  27. Makes you wonder if Lorraine Williams actually...

    Makes you wonder if Lorraine Williams actually have greater influence in the Dille Estate with regards to the use of the IP.
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    Despite the Maiden of Pain's strong [familial]...

    Despite the Maiden of Pain's strong [familial] link to Buck Rogers, I don't despise the IP. I just despise the way it was handled, or rather despise the person currently controlling it. It's the same...
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    Meh. He wasn't just an action director at first....

    Meh. He wasn't just an action director at first. After all, he did Felicity.

    And despite my Pure Hate of Tom Cruise, Abrams did make a better Mission Impossible 3 after the second film flop. In...
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    Considering you listed Robot Jox, I would add to...

    Considering you listed Robot Jox, I would add to that the American-produced Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Movie.

    Do you want just the Hollywood/US/Western films, or do you also want imports like...
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    Sigourney Weaver who played the part of Ripley.

    Sigourney Weaver who played the part of Ripley.
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    Last I checked, Manny was working on Keifer...

    Last I checked, Manny was working on Keifer Sutherland's 24. His schedule may not allow him to take on such a feature film endeavor. That and JJ Abrams has more exposure as an A-list producer and...
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    Then the matter is closed. If someone wish to...

    Then the matter is closed. If someone wish to dispute the license expiration, just let WotC and their lawyers handle it. I could care less.
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    So would Dave Arneson, one of the CO-CREATORS of...

    So would Dave Arneson, one of the CO-CREATORS of Dungeons & Dragons --with E. Gary Gygax -- in case someone would deliberately dismiss/neglect him.
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    Actually, it's not that hard to visualize a...

    Actually, it's not that hard to visualize a society that gets along. Roddenberry have the same vision much earlier than when Martin Luther King, Jr. did when he wrote and oratized the famous "I Have...
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    That's two names and yeah, their unholy alliance...

    That's two names and yeah, their unholy alliance is what started the downfall of the franchise, but that doesn't mean it is dead.
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    I dunno. Back in the mid-60's, the young Shat...

    I dunno. Back in the mid-60's, the young Shat would be considered young in appearance to those audience. But to us later generations, we look at their appearance and style (with greased-up hair) as...
  38. First I've heard the term "shroud-eater" being...

    First I've heard the term "shroud-eater" being connected to vampires.
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    So, what? You want WotC to invest time and money...

    So, what? You want WotC to invest time and money to correct this license technicality? How about we petition our lawmakers to correct all the obscure laws no longer enforce yet techically still...
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    Meh. I already turned my buckets-o-dice into pots...

    Meh. I already turned my buckets-o-dice into pots for houseplants. :devil:

    The only d6-based rulesystem I will ever like and declare loud-n-proud is the ICON system from Last Unicorn Games (former...
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    Wow. That doesn't sound good. Star Trek tends to...

    Wow. That doesn't sound good. Star Trek tends to be more cerebral than Star Wars. To be anything less is ... Star Wars.

    :p
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    In general, good for player-fans, restricting for...

    In general, good for player-fans, restricting for licensees.

    As someone already stated earlier, there are small percentage of roleplayers in the global gaming community, and even smaller...
  43. Kewl. Now, I'll have to get back into reading...

    Kewl.

    Now, I'll have to get back into reading the Temeraire series.

    I'm hoping Peter Jackson and the Weta folks will get started in shooting the film(s).
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    Sounds like a plot from a 1970's B film.

    Sounds like a plot from a 1970's B film.
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    I won't disagree. The show's fourth season...

    I won't disagree. The show's fourth season outshined the previous three seasons combined.
  46. Doubt it, 4e fanboy. :devil: As long as there...

    Doubt it, 4e fanboy. :devil:

    As long as there are Pathfinder, True20/Mutants & Masterminds, Spycraft, etc., OGL will live far longer than 4e GSL (which will end when D&D 5e is published).
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    I agree with you. 4e is more about "Rules, not...

    I agree with you. 4e is more about "Rules, not Tools," a complete turnaround from 3e's "Tools, not Rules."

    If the same could be said of the assassin class, then it could be said of WotC's vampire...
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    This thread contains a poll. http://www.starmuscle.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/...

    http://www.starmuscle.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/07/val_kilmer_fat.jpg
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    You shouldn't be. You might take some [idiotic]...

    You shouldn't be. You might take some [idiotic] flacks from die-hard WotC loyalist fans who think WotC can make a better assassin class than you, but who says there can only be one assassin class for...
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    Riiiiiiiight. :] No, we didn't say that....

    Riiiiiiiight. :]



    No, we didn't say that. Nor do WotC. It means that "if you follow the ground rules set by WotC, then put your imagination into making money for you." That also means that...
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    Meh. I was a child of the 80's too, having...

    Meh. I was a child of the 80's too, having watched the G1 series alongside Transformers. The film trailer didn't stir me that much. :erm:
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    Isn't that what you're supposed to do after...

    Isn't that what you're supposed to do after downloading it?
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    This thread contains a poll. Echo that. Sorry, Felon.

    Echo that. Sorry, Felon.
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    Who Made the Switch?

    It's February 17, or what's left of it, and while the government have postponed the national deadline until June 12, some of the stations went ahead anyway.

    So, who made the switch on this day?
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    This thread contains a poll. NOW that I know what he looks like, Kevin Conroy...

    NOW that I know what he looks like, Kevin Conroy is a very good replacement to Adam West's Batman. He, out of all the choices above, is most likely to master the Bat-tusi dance. :p
    YouTube - Kevin...
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    So, how'd you get the DLC without the MS Points?

    So, how'd you get the DLC without the MS Points?
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    This thread contains a poll. At Val's age at the time they shot Batman...

    At Val's age at the time they shot Batman Forever, you'd have to find a 14-year-old actor to portray a proper father/son vibe on-screen.

    Alternatively, they could have signed up his castmate from...
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    Yeahhh. I wouldn't put this GI JOE on the same...

    Yeahhh. I wouldn't put this GI JOE on the same pedestal as Star Wars or Lord of the Rings. It's nowhere near the same pedestal as the first Fantastic Four film.

    I also think your remark is way...
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    Yeah, I don't think Chris Pine is going to master...

    Yeah, I don't think Chris Pine is going to master the Shat's overdramatized dialogue and swagger. :p

    The late James Belushi came close, though ... girth and all.
  60. Arcanum. Infocom's text-based adventure games.

    Arcanum.

    Infocom's text-based adventure games.
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    This thread contains a poll. At the time he was cast as Batman, Val looks too...

    At the time he was cast as Batman, Val looks too young to be taken a court-ordered ward like Chris O'Donnell as Grayson.

    But having seen Val now, he can portray as Bruce/Batman (albeit not enough...
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    Just lower your expectation ... until it's a...

    Just lower your expectation ... until it's a half-inch above the ground. :p

    Most likely, I'll rent/borrow the DVD.
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    Yeah, many local stations want to shut off their...

    Yeah, many local stations want to shut off their analog transmitters. I just hope they would unite and make a grassroot campaign to get their viewers prepared for the switch.
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    Sorry, buy the title of consultant didn't hold as...

    Sorry, buy the title of consultant didn't hold as much power as director and studio executive.
  65. Thread: BattleTech

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    I dunno. My dream is a bit more grittier, the...

    I dunno. My dream is a bit more grittier, the mechwarriors are sweaty despite wearing a coolant vest and tank top. Oh, yeah, my dream would be of the Fed's Combat Regimental Team. ;)
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    Tokusatsu is to live-action as Anime is to...

    Tokusatsu is to live-action as Anime is to animation.

    I prefer them in its original Japanese version, although the latest ones coming out of Japan are getting more game-based like Yu-Gi-Oh.

    I...
  67. Thread: BattleTech

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    SFB a lifestyle game? I guess it is, since I have...

    SFB a lifestyle game? I guess it is, since I have pulled more than one all-nighter in my younger years.

    It's not that bad, really.
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    I'm just wondering if it is impervious to Bale's...

    I'm just wondering if it is impervious to Bale's Tirade. :p
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    Maybe they should rename the movie, Rainbow Six....

    Maybe they should rename the movie, Rainbow Six.

    Oh, wait a minute. That's another franchise. :p
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    He'll be playing Tunnel Rat, right? Because...

    He'll be playing Tunnel Rat, right? Because that's the only annoying character in the JOE team.
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    Then someone at FCC is not doing a good job of...

    Then someone at FCC is not doing a good job of promoting it, which will make it worse because they are already in the process of selling "real estate" of frequencies for wireless service providers...
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    That everybody look like Snake-Eye's students....

    That everybody look like Snake-Eye's students. The only thing colorful is Scarlett's red hair.

    It's gonna take a while to get used to this live-action version.
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    Really? I thought Star Wars Saga is Rodney...

    Really? I thought Star Wars Saga is Rodney Thompson's take of the 4e Alpha Development Material.
  74. You make it sound like SCI-FI is hiring D&D...

    You make it sound like SCI-FI is hiring D&D players as screenwriters.

    Make a bad name for the rest of us.
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    Realistic perhaps, but bogs the game down. You...

    Realistic perhaps, but bogs the game down. You might as well just play Star Fleet Battles.
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    I know what you mean, but some people just don't...

    I know what you mean, but some people just don't get it or procrastinate. Heck, I procrastinated until late December to get my converter boxes and early January to buy and hook up a larger (not...
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    Huh. :-S

    Huh. :-S
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    Does that also mean that DF and 2E were never a...

    Does that also mean that DF and 2E were never a good match, too? What key differences (if any) that would prevent DF from marrying/merging with 3e?
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    Perhaps "phase" is the wrong term here. One Star...

    Perhaps "phase" is the wrong term here. One Star Trek starship combat turn comprise of three movement phases, and so forth. At least BT had only one movement phase.
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    When did the UK made the digital switch? We...

    When did the UK made the digital switch?

    We had some Japanese TV officials observing Hawaii making the switch, since Japan will be making the switch in 2010. Don't know if the rest of the US...
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    Yeah, I still won't go there unless it's...

    Yeah, I still won't go there unless it's FREE-2-PLAY.

    However, I am interested in some of the lingo, like "link the loot."
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    You could make Dragon Fist a flagship product for...

    You could make Dragon Fist a flagship product for your 3rd Era line.
  83. Which makes me question her film role in the...

    Which makes me question her film role in the upcoming Street Fighter movie. I always thought Chun-Li's fighting style is more fluid and graceful, not bouncing like a mixed martial artist.

    I still...
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    Maybe in a future episode, she'll do something...

    Maybe in a future episode, she'll do something like "online gamer vs. roleplayer ... the date."
  85. Her fighting seems a little stiff, more like...

    Her fighting seems a little stiff, more like playing it safe on the TV show.

    As great as the show is going, it's not the same without his archenemy. The big question is, can they cast someone else...
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    It's Official. I'm a Guildie

    Darn me for not finding this gem on the internet sooner.

    'The Guild' - MSN Video

    Guess I'll have fight that stunted gnome warlock Zaboo for the love of fair Codex.

    As for Tinkerballa, I'd...
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    Maybe you have an enlarged prostate. :p Wait a...

    Maybe you have an enlarged prostate. :p

    Wait a while. HD technology is still evolving, like PC.
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    It's an honest answer. I have yet to see what...

    It's an honest answer.

    I have yet to see what WotC offer in the way of d20 Modern 2.0, whether it will be D&D Modern or just as its predecessor, another variant d20 System.
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    Keep pressuring Pramas. The more customers...

    Keep pressuring Pramas. The more customers demanding DF, the more incentive for him to put out a potential money-maker.
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    Cool. Something about those ewoks freak me out. :p

    Cool. Something about those ewoks freak me out. :p
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    Despite having converted to digital, I rarely...

    Despite having converted to digital, I rarely used my VCR these days, since I find most of my favorite shows' full episodes on respective network web sites, if not on Hulu.com.

    I'll probably will...
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    So, it is still possible to tweak the rules to...

    So, it is still possible to tweak the rules to fit the setting.

    Will that backfire against the numerous customers who thinks that any game under the GSL must be 100% (or 110%) compatible with the...
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    If MS is selling DLC, then some of the revenue...

    If MS is selling DLC, then some of the revenue has to be given to Bethesda. I don't think they're making DLC for free.
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    Aloha from Hawaii... We already switched to...

    Aloha from Hawaii...
    We already switched to digital...
    The first state (except Kauai)...
    Made the switch to digital...


    :p:p:p
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    With the exception of Star Trek Starship Combat...

    With the exception of Star Trek Starship Combat Simulator and its ridiculous three-phases-per-turn sequence.

    You would think they would use something as simple and fast-paced as their...
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    "2nd Edition feel"? Eww. There's a reason why I...

    "2nd Edition feel"? Eww. There's a reason why I jumped over to 3e.
  97. Yeah, don't go there. My internet curiosity about...

    Yeah, don't go there. My internet curiosity about "2 girls, 1 cup" nearly ruin my desire for sex altogether. :.-(:.-(:.-(
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    Meh. If Hasbro gets the license back, then...

    Meh.

    If Hasbro gets the license back, then what? Find another software publisher? Open up a new electronic division, when they sold off Atari & Hasbro Interactive years ago?

    If they follow...
  99. Oh, I don't know. You could cut a big hole in...

    Oh, I don't know. You could cut a big hole in your pants to access the poo.

    Or wear a man-kilt.

    :lol::lol::lol:
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    This thread contains a poll. Nah. I want me some GoDaddy.com porn.

    Nah. I want me some GoDaddy.com porn.
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