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Nickname BobBob
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Description Bob Smith
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Signed On Jul 30, 2009, 05:12
Total Comments 2825 (Senior)
User ID 55121
 
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News Comments > Activision Blizzard Opens Esports Division
3. Re: Activision Blizzard Opens Esports Division Oct 22, 2015, 11:36 BobBob
 
Fat kids rejoice!  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 21, 2015, 15:27 BobBob
 
Woohoo! Just assembled a Park Tool PCS-10. No more funky repair positions! Thumbsup  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 21, 2015, 14:11 BobBob
 
Cutter wrote on Oct 21, 2015, 14:01:
AngelicPenguin wrote on Oct 21, 2015, 13:32:
Cutter wrote on Oct 21, 2015, 12:32:
I'll never understand the hoopla around those films. The first and second one were just OK, the third one was terrible. The only 2 funny scenes in both films were the Marvin Berry thing, and Lea Thompson with the fake cans. I don't know. I suppose I'm just not dumb enough to enjoy tripe like the masses do.


Everybody has their own opinions on what they enjoy. It does take a special someone, though, to think everyone else's opinion is tripe. Congratulations on being that guy.

It doesn't take a good actor to recognize a bad one either. That applies to everything of quality in life. And just because you and the rest of the masses are easily amused doesn't make it good. In fact it's quite generally the opposite in spite of your believing you and your ilk are cultural sophisticates. Congratulations on being just another one of the multitudes of those guys.


You're entitled to your own opinion, of course. But I found the series to one of the best ever made for film. I'm a fan of complicated and philosophical science fiction, and I felt the films really touched upon a variety of social, philosophical, and technological concepts. Digestible for almost everyone in the audience - from simple action comedy to subtle irony - strewn with complex paradoxes, yet made understandable.

For example, on the social side, the Biff character is a great representation of just about every bully we have all faced at one point in life. He was the perfect antagonist to keep the pace of an ever challenging storyline. The way they made his ancestoral characters similar in all generations added to a continuity and gave each movie an epic quality contributing to a natural cohesion.

Put simply, it's one of my favorite movie series of all time. Thumbsup
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
71. Re: removed Oct 21, 2015, 13:33 BobBob
 
jdreyer wrote on Oct 21, 2015, 13:22:
BobBob wrote on Oct 21, 2015, 12:49:
BobBob wrote on Oct 21, 2015, 10:30:
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Serious? He can harass people but as soon as we get upset about it our complaints are 'removed'. Why?

Meh, whatever. Perhaps I should have framed my elementary school comment as a query. It was probably over the line. I know Harlock likes to give as good as he gets, so perhaps Blue was just making a preemptive strike to prevent an all out flame war.

Yet, Harlock's personal attacks are not removed. . .
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 21, 2015, 13:07 BobBob
 
The Internet killed much of the prophecies of the 'future of technology'. The reason I say this is because we've mainly evolved virtually but not so much physically -- as per inventions and techological progress. Instead of robotic gas stations, real hoverboards, flying cars, Mr. Fusion, and weather control, we have Internet (including social media), video games, and mobile phones. We are virtually escaping vs. environmentally improving.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
69. Re: removed Oct 21, 2015, 12:49 BobBob
 
BobBob wrote on Oct 21, 2015, 10:30:
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Serious? He can harass people but as soon as we get upset about it our complaints are 'removed'. Why?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
67. removed Oct 21, 2015, 10:30 BobBob
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
39. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 20, 2015, 16:06 BobBob
 
The good news is that just about anything that happens in Canada has zero impact on the rest of the world. Eh?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
36. Re: Steam Summer Sale Begins Oct 20, 2015, 15:02 BobBob
 
Why do smurfs believe they've fooled others because they only use lowercase letters and minimal punctuation?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
26. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 20, 2015, 13:49 BobBob
 
Kxmode wrote on Oct 20, 2015, 13:36:
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
7:00 PM | Thursday, December 17, 2015
RealD 3D

Almost fell out of my chair. Did not believe I would get one.

I put in my PTO request for 12/17 and 12/18. Star Wars weekend!

PTO for a movie?!?

PTO = Travel to real places or doing something extraordinary IMHO.


 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 20, 2015, 13:32 BobBob
 
Thanks for the information. My brain falls asleep watching Star Wars movies. It's made for kids. Highly entertaining as action movies, but not enough science fiction to stimulate neurons.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 20, 2015, 11:28 BobBob
 
I thought all of the stormtroopers were clones of Jango Fett. Did the genome recipe change? Am I way off on the storyline?

P.S. Star Trek > Star Wars
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
28. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 19, 2015, 22:55 BobBob
 
Star Trek > Star Wars  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 19, 2015, 14:56 BobBob
 
Yah, they felt like they made a difference in the past but I'm reading articles that says it's really a myth. Some agree with you - it's more about the sole vs the pulling up. Some say pulling up is counter productive to pushing down, so actually your legs are fighting each other.. Seems to be a debated topic. I think the major drawback is simply walking around when the bike is parked, crunch, crunch. Tough decisions.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 19, 2015, 14:21 BobBob
 
Hmm, can I get stiff sole shoes for platforms? Or would that not work?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 19, 2015, 14:12 BobBob
 
I wore them a lot in San Francisco. I ride road and on the beach paths. I converted a mountain bike with city slicks and a trekking bar. I like the disc brakes and front shocks, hence the conversion.

I am wondering if the clipless will help with the hills:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palos_Verdes_Hills


 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 19, 2015, 13:39 BobBob
 
Any fellow cyclists here? Clipless vs platform pedals. Opinion?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
21. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 14, 2015, 15:12 BobBob
 
I have this sudden craving for sloppy joes or chili.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
15. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 14, 2015, 13:15 BobBob
 
Ewww...  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
36. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 9, 2015, 20:19 BobBob
 
Chris131551 wrote on Oct 9, 2015, 18:52:
What's amazing is you've lasted this long essentially doing nothing more than linking to the work performed by others. Not trying to knock you because you seem like a nice guy, but simply copying and pasting/linking to other's work leading in with "Here's word:" -something to be that proud of?

If there were a thumbs down or dislike button here...

Logical Response:

Do you realize there is another site that does something similar (and interestingly enough, started around the same time period) and is considered one of the most popular go-to-places for news on the Internet? The conglomeration of news links is extremely useful. In addition to being an extremely useful resource, Blue's News allows for comments and discussion, and has basically built an entire gaming community.

Emotional Reponse:

What do you expect gamers to do -- go to every single possible gaming / company / forum / industry website to find new information?!? That'd be time consuming as hell!

Anyhow ...
 
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