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Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 1/Alan Scott/JSA Yesterday, 10:18 PM
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Posted By Mister Ed
I doubt it is even still certain that she ever...

I doubt it is even still certain that she ever dated Kyle.
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 1/Alan Scott/JSA 03-04-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 223
Posted By Mister Ed
Yeah, I had long ago decided against getting...

Yeah, I had long ago decided against getting stuff that was JUST Alan Scott, vs. stuff where he appeared with other Green Lanterns. I read the Golden Age Archives, and I just...didn't enjoy them. So...
Forum: Other Comics 03-04-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By Mister Ed
I mean sure, if you want the character to be...

I mean sure, if you want the character to be reduced to a one note joke. Which I feel she kind of has been at various times.
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 1/Alan Scott/JSA 03-04-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 223
Posted By Mister Ed
It is never going to get reworked again. ...

It is never going to get reworked again.

Taking a straight character and making them retroactively gay is fine, but taking a gay character and making them straight? Even if they were only gay for...
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 1/Alan Scott/JSA 03-03-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 223
Posted By Mister Ed
Precisely. That is why I predicted this would...

Precisely. That is why I predicted this would happen.
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 1/Alan Scott/JSA 03-02-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 223
Posted By Mister Ed
Yeah, I seem to remember calling this. ...

Yeah, I seem to remember calling this.

EDIT: Yup. http://www.thegreenlanterncorps.com/forum/showthread.php?p=972812&highlight=alan+scott#post972812


Despite years of evidence to the contrary,...
Forum: General/About Us 03-01-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 216
Posted By Mister Ed
Offended? Not really. Amused, maybe. If I...

Offended? Not really. Amused, maybe.

If I were to get offended by anything related to that sort of stereotyping, it would be to actions taken because of it. Verbal or physical abuse. Or robbery...
Forum: General/About Us 03-01-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 216
Posted By Mister Ed
Should your cousin's wife's opinion count? Sure....

Should your cousin's wife's opinion count? Sure. Should it be THE determining factor? Not so much. I do think that, if she was sending her kids to a school where they were proposing avoiding that...
Forum: General/About Us 03-01-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 216
Posted By Mister Ed
I don't think the works should actually be...

I don't think the works should actually be changed, or destroyed or anything like that. I just don't have an issue with a school, out of the MYRAIDS of Dr. Seuss books available, choosing not to...
Forum: General/About Us 03-01-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 216
Posted By Mister Ed
Yeah, that's just dumb. Show me the grade school...

Yeah, that's just dumb. Show me the grade school student of color who, without extensive parental prompting, has ever felt oppressed by the reading of Dr. Suess.

Go ahead, I'll wait...

What's...
Forum: General/About Us 02-26-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 281
Posted By Mister Ed
Yeah, that's just ludicrous, and obviously so. It...

Yeah, that's just ludicrous, and obviously so. It is simply absurd to deny that there are at least SOME situations in which biology is relevant, and sports is one of them.

I find it especially...
Forum: General/About Us 02-25-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 281
Posted By Mister Ed
But for a Potato Head, gender really IS an...

But for a Potato Head, gender really IS an option. I mean the toy has ALWAYS had the ability to add and remove whatever features you want. (Heck, originally, it was JUST features, wasn't it? Didn't...
Forum: General/About Us 02-25-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 281
Posted By Mister Ed
Well, yeah. That's what I think this is more...

Well, yeah. That's what I think this is more about, frankly. They may be trying to score points with somebody, too (or that could just be an interpretation forced on the move), but ultimately I...
Forum: General/About Us 02-25-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 281
Posted By Mister Ed
Eh, if it still contains features that allow you...

Eh, if it still contains features that allow you to make it look like a male, but they just also include female features? I don't see that as all that radical, but rather just a way of marketing the...
Forum: General/About Us 02-24-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 826
Posted By Mister Ed
Technically it rains less than half the year...

Technically it rains less than half the year here. Winters are wet, Summers are dry. But yeah, I'd hate to be out on the street during the worst weather here (though while the winters are wet, they...
Forum: General/About Us 02-24-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 826
Posted By Mister Ed
Well, here in Portland, there do seem to be a lot...

Well, here in Portland, there do seem to be a lot more homeless than there were a few years ago. I don't know what the figures are, but the visible presence of homeless people all over the city is...
Forum: Movies & TV 02-23-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5,494
Views: 243,848
Posted By Mister Ed
This is the part I'm talking about: “Now?...

This is the part I'm talking about:

“Now? Now you really can’t pursue someone further than, ‘No’. It’s like, ‘OK, cool’. But then there’s the, ‘Oh why’d you give up?’ And it’s like, ‘Well, because...
Forum: Movies & TV 02-23-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5,494
Views: 243,848
Posted By Mister Ed
I saw that. While I think cancelling him over...

I saw that. While I think cancelling him over that seems extreme (as does doing so over him dating somebody years back), his comments were a bit cringeworthy.

I mean, I realize he has far more...
Forum: General/About Us 02-23-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 141,799
Posted By Mister Ed
The fact that we cannot realistically attain...

The fact that we cannot realistically attain perfection doesn't mean we shouldn't be open to improvements. That's all I'm saying. Nothing is served by shutting down all criticism.
Forum: General/About Us 02-23-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 141,799
Posted By Mister Ed
I imagine many would argue that we aren't "the...

I imagine many would argue that we aren't "the best" on human rights, even though we are clearly much better than many other places.

I'm not saying our country is horrible, but there is a sort of...
Forum: General/About Us 02-23-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 141,799
Posted By Mister Ed
You have to be careful not to fall into the trap...

You have to be careful not to fall into the trap of using "There are far worse places" as justification for assuming what we have here is perfect, and we shouldn't address any problems.

Comparing...
Forum: General/About Us 02-23-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 141,799
Posted By Mister Ed
I saw the screenshots. It really does seem...

I saw the screenshots. It really does seem problematic to me. I mean, the focus of the training seems to be to try to adjust people's attitudes in ways that are admirable (be less arrogant, be less...
Forum: General/About Us 02-19-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5,031
Views: 235,212
Posted By Mister Ed
I recall there being a SNL skit where Mr. T came...

I recall there being a SNL skit where Mr. T came looking for "my boy, E".
Forum: General/About Us 02-18-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 287,350
Posted By Mister Ed
Heh. Guess they are as loud as he was... ...

Heh. Guess they are as loud as he was...

(Though in truth, the one on the right isn't that bad.)
Forum: General/About Us 02-18-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 59,490
Posted By Mister Ed
See, I'm not willing to condemn somebody just for...

See, I'm not willing to condemn somebody just for voting for Trump. I can disagree politically without assuming the worst of people. Where I start to lose respect is when they show they are willing...
Forum: General/About Us 02-18-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 59,490
Posted By Mister Ed
Before he was President, MANY people adored him....

Before he was President, MANY people adored him. Many did not.

I suspect that many of the people who adored him back then still adore him now. Those that have changed their minds presumably think...
Forum: General/About Us 02-18-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 59,490
Posted By Mister Ed
I'm having a hard time coming up with any...

I'm having a hard time coming up with any interpretation of "find me X number of votes", AFTER the votes have all been counted and certified, that isn't a request for election fraud. I think you are...
Forum: General/About Us 02-18-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 59,490
Posted By Mister Ed
That's disheartening to see, after the Secretary...

That's disheartening to see, after the Secretary of State showed the integrity to stand up to Trump. Fortunately, it seems unlikely to work, since they need a 2/3 majority to change the Constitution,...
Forum: General/About Us 02-18-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 59,490
Posted By Mister Ed
I think that after this display of infantile...

I think that after this display of infantile petulance at losing an election, Trump SHOULD be disqualified from holding public office. I really hope that somebody finds a way to accomplish that, even...
Forum: General/About Us 02-18-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 59,490
Posted By Mister Ed
Nixon resigned so that Ford could pardon him....

Nixon resigned so that Ford could pardon him. That's why there was no trial. Had Trump resigned to be pardoned by Pence (good luck with that, after Trump threw him under the bus for rightly refusing...
Forum: General/About Us 02-18-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 59,490
Posted By Mister Ed
Technically, they succeeded in impeaching him...

Technically, they succeeded in impeaching him both times. Impeachment and removal are two different things.

And there was plenty of evidence that Russia interfered in support of Trump.

Where...
Forum: General/About Us 02-17-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 287,350
Posted By Mister Ed
Yeah, I have sympathy for his family and friends,...

Yeah, I have sympathy for his family and friends, and I wouldn't have wished it on him, but I can't say I'll miss him. He just had this way about him such that, even if there was a topic on which I...
Forum: Green Lantern Corps/Emerald Warriors/John Stewart 02-11-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By Mister Ed
I didn't even realize there was Valentine...

I didn't even realize there was Valentine special. Ah well, if I happen to see it next time I go in, I'll take a look, but I won't be too broken up if I miss it.
Forum: General/About Us 02-10-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 826
Posted By Mister Ed
Maybe? I can't find any figures on specific...

Maybe? I can't find any figures on specific origin, just local vs. new to the area. Last figure I saw said about 25% are new to the area. I can't say specifically where they are coming from.
Forum: General/About Us 02-10-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 826
Posted By Mister Ed
We do have a lot of homelessness. It seems like...

We do have a lot of homelessness. It seems like there isn't a lot of governmental will for the kind of tough love that would be required to address it.

They are kind of stuck, because people, in...
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