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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« on: April 14, 2014, 09:33 AM »
I had the biggest **** eating grin when that was all going down (I knew what was coming) and was trying to hide it from my wife.  She was more shocked by Joffrey's death (she expected him to die at some point, just not at the wedding and like that) than the Red Wedding.

Loved the way they did the dwarfs, slightly different from the books, but effective.

I'm thinking about the next 'holy ****' moment non-readers will flip out on.  There's certainly a few more coming this season.

-Cersei and Jaime ******* over Joffery's rotting corpse
-Battle at the Wall and Stannis' arrival
-Red Viper vs the Mountain
-Tyrion killing Shae and then Tywin
-Lady Stoneheart

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« on: April 4, 2014, 03:44 PM »
Yeah Scott, me too.  Total geek weekend started with GIJoeCommunity last night and ends with Cap tomorrow and GoT Sunday.  Throw in the emotional ring ceremony for the Sox this afternoon and it'll be a good four days.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Official Television Thread
« on: April 4, 2014, 02:32 PM »
I love Community, but my vote goes to Happy Endings.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Official Television Thread
« on: April 4, 2014, 07:56 AM »
Loved it.  I want figures of Wingman, Tight Ship, Buzzkill, Fourth Wall, Three Kids and the rest.

And I'm not 100% certain, but I think they used the original voice actors for Duke and Flint.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: April 1, 2014, 07:36 AM »
#4 - In the last episode with Carol and Tyrese, the girls see a stack of smoke followed by a swarm of freshly cooked zombies.  Any thoughts on where they came from? 

The hillbilly palace Daryl and Beth burned after they hugged their feelings out.

LEGO / Re: Simpsons
« on: March 26, 2014, 10:12 AM »
Shouldn't be too hard to tell which figure is which being that there's lots of unique parts - pie & hair for Krusty, bat for Nelson, sax for Lisa, Marge's hair, etc.  Milhouse and Ralph will probably be a bitch considering they both have short legs and the tile with the only difference their heads.

LEGO / Re: Simpsons
« on: March 26, 2014, 08:53 AM »!/LEGO/photos_stream

Simpsons mini figs.  I'm in for a complete set.

LEGO / Re: Simpsons
« on: March 11, 2014, 08:05 AM »
And a dollar bump to $3.99 each.

I was thinking about getting the house, but I'll probably just stick to the minifigures.  Would like to see another wave, some classic characters still left - Moe, Barney, Sideshow Bob, Otto, Ms. Crabapple, Principal Skinner, Supernintendo Chalmers, Comic Book Guy, Smithers, etc.  Christ, you can probably do two more waves of minifigs and still have plenty of characters left to pick from.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Guardians of the Galaxy
« on: February 19, 2014, 08:10 AM »

1st trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy.

Love it.  The general public might not know who the **** these a-holes are, but hopefully with future trailers and a big marketing push (likely centered around Rocket and Groot), it'll do decent business.  Definitely has a Star Wars feel.

And the lead singer of Mouserat is perfectly cast.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: February 18, 2014, 01:18 PM »
Can someone explain why the younger girl's shoe was at the scene of the walker attack when Daryl got there, but she was still wearing them as they walked down the train tracks?

Inconsistent writing.

Hall of Justice / Re: 6" Super Powers
« on: February 17, 2014, 02:34 PM »
Mattel and ToyGuru can shove these up their ass.  A bunch of repaints, a stupid ass multi colored GL as Riddler and unarticulated Mxy for $30 each as the final "thank you" to DCIE fans?  **** that.  I've been a loyal supporter since wave 1 and put up with repaints, minimal new tooling, a bull**** deputy Lantern wave and a even more bull**** Super Powers wave because I'd hope it would lead to a real Doomsday, KGBeast, Suicide Squad, Ragdoll, etc.  And then Mattel blames the fans because we didn't reach the levels necessary to get that Doomsday, even though it was their fault by the constant above repaints and minimal new tooling, Digital Rivers beyond inept costumer service and outrageous shipping prices (not to mention extremely slow) and subscribing of the sub without knowing the full lineup (Batzarro as the last figure?  Another bull**** example) finally caused enough people to jump ship. 

DCIE was clearly the red headed step child compared to MOTUC, who can get add on subs, beast mounts, lots of new tooling, Castle Grayskull, etc.  And don't give me that bull**** that MOTU fans talked with their money and signed up.  If DC fans got Granny Goodness, Doomsday, Ragdoll, Aztek, Suicide Squad and numerous other examples instead of figures like Kamandi, deputy Lanterns, Cyclotron and Golden Pharaoh, they would have signed up too.

I hope they choke on these figures.  I'll buy Mxy off of ebay from China if I want him, which I'm still debating because it's a **** figure honestly.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: February 17, 2014, 02:13 PM »
So - after this episode do you think it is even more likely that Lizzie killed Karen and Dave (?)?  She was clearly showing some sociopathic behaviors tonight.  Mutilating small animals and trying to suffocate a baby are pretty clear signs.......

I thought it was pretty obvious that all signs point to Lizzie as being the one to kill Tyrese's girl and the other dude, not Carol and her being the one feeding the rats and doing any dissecting.  The naming of the zombies, the playing in the pool of blood with her foot after someone died from the virus a few episodes back, her leading the infected zombie away almost like a dog (here boy, come here boy), the small handprint Rick found and as seen last episode, she's one hell of a ******* shot.

That girl has future serial killer written all over her.  She'd be perfect for Carl.

This week was certainly much better than last week.  That must be because I'm not a Rick or Carl fan and TV Michonne sucks compared to comic Michonne.  Forgot all about Abraham showing up, so that got me by surprise. 

Still doesn't hold a candle to True Detective, however.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: February 13, 2014, 07:19 PM »
So TWD isn't willing to kill off popular characters?  T-DOG? Shane? Andrea? 

Those are the examples you give?  TV show Andrea absolutely sucked compared to comic Andrea (my favorite comic character BTW).  T-Dog?  There were times he didn't say literally one word during an episode.  Shane I might give you, but he was becoming emotionally unstable at the end because Lori wouldn't **** him anymore.  And he lasted a hell of a lot longer than comic Shane ever did.

I would have said Dale (I was shocked by the brutality of that death) or Hershel.  Two characters, who for the most part, most people seemed to like.  I don't think I've seen anyone whose favorite character was T-Dog or Andrea.  In fact, other than Carl, I think Andrea might have been one of the most hated characters on the show.

Kill off Daryl, Rick or Michonne.  That'll get people talking.

And by the way, I like this show.  I wouldn't be reading this thread if I didn't.  I just don't think it's the end all be all of great TV.  I liken Walking Dead to Sons of Anarchy.  I like SoA but those characters do stupid **** and the writing sucks compared to Justified or previously The Shield.  If I don't like a show, I don't watch.  I gave up on Agents of Shield because I thought it sucked and this is coming from someone who loves every single one of Marvel's cinematic movies (even IM2)

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: February 13, 2014, 10:59 AM »
Thanks for the heads up.

You're welcome.

Sneak preview of Episode 11: Rick, Carl, and Michonne clear another house.

Wrong, that's episode 12.  Episode 11 focuses on the other dumb characters we didn't see in episode 9 (except Daryl, he ain't dumb and Maggie, she hot).

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: February 13, 2014, 08:54 AM »
The show had an opportunity to get super-interesting with Carl shooting Zombie Rick, but, as usual, they blew it.

3 1/2 seasons into a show that "blows it as usual"? I don't get it

I get this show is must see TV to the masses, hell I watch it every week too, so I'm part of the masses.  But shoddy and inconsistent writing along with dumb characters makes it pale in comparison to shows like Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Justified and True Detective (now there's a show that should be talked about more.  The last six minutes of last weeks episode was ******* nuts).

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