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Forum: Amusement Bark 28 July 2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By Astra
I am so excited for this. I had friends who were...

I am so excited for this. I had friends who were there when the trailer hit and they all went completely nuts when they realized that it wasn't just a celebration of the anniversary but new material.
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 July 2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,524
Posted By Astra
The whole bomber scene was just a love letter to...

The whole bomber scene was just a love letter to WWII movies. It doesn't hold up very well to scrutiny, but it looked cool, and that's pretty much the bar for Star Wars combat.
Forum: Police Blotter 03 July 2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,973
Posted By Astra
I've been seeing the story discussed on local...

I've been seeing the story discussed on local news and in other online pages where the stories do not refer to GEDmatch by name, just as "an online DNA database" and it is implied to be one of the...
Forum: Police Blotter 30 June 2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,973
Posted By Astra
I really hate how these stories are being...

I really hate how these stories are being reported in the wider media. The headlines make it sound like the police went to 23andme and just asked nicely for someone's DNA. GEDmatch is an entirely...
Forum: Amusement Bark 30 June 2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,524
Posted By Astra
That's a good point. I was thinking more in terms...

That's a good point. I was thinking more in terms of the Jedi behaving as diplomats and enforcers. That's a lot of knowledge and training outside of Force use.
Forum: Amusement Bark 28 June 2018, 03:00 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,539
Posted By Astra
Jurassic World wasn't as terrible as I thought it...

Jurassic World wasn't as terrible as I thought it would be. The whole pyroclastic flow bit was dumb and that last trailer gave away far too much of the plot. I thought the young actress playing...
Forum: Amusement Bark 28 June 2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,524
Posted By Astra
I've been up to my neck in this since the movie...

I've been up to my neck in this since the movie came out. I've enjoyed all the new movies, for different reasons, but they've unleashed a very unpleasant part of the fanbase.

I personally don't...
Forum: Social Studies 16 June 2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,165
Posted By Astra
AMC just announced that Talking Dead is "on hold"...

AMC just announced that Talking Dead is "on hold" and he is also no longer hosting the Doctor Who panel at SDCC.
Forum: SLC 14 June 2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,939
Posted By Astra
I'm sorry to hear that. Too many of these posts...

I'm sorry to hear that. Too many of these posts lately :(
Forum: Business Bytes 12 June 2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,426
Posted By Astra
They are 24/7 almost all the locations I've seen....

They are 24/7 almost all the locations I've seen. Like Denny's, they do a lot of breakfast/lunch business and then are a go to place when the concerts end and the bars start closing. They've always...
Forum: Business Bytes 12 June 2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,426
Posted By Astra
Someone called the OB resemblance last week when...

Someone called the OB resemblance last week when they first changed the logo over. The best part about it has been all of the brand Twitter accounts banding together with Wendy's over it. I would...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 12 June 2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By Astra
Some of those park critters have it all figured...

Some of those park critters have it all figured out. There were a couple of ducks near Liberty Square that were definitely watching for people to sit down with french fries and would waddle right up...
Forum: Amusement Bark 08 June 2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,539
Posted By Astra
I hang out with a loooooot of Star Wars fans of...

I hang out with a loooooot of Star Wars fans of various ages.

For the generation that saw it live, I can see the Holiday Special building up Fett's reputation, but most of the younger fans don't...
Forum: Technical Questions 08 June 2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,146
Posted By Astra
Oh wow, I had forgotten about that. I remember I...

Oh wow, I had forgotten about that. I remember I used to browse it but never posted, and I saw Edith D. Bunker but it took me forever to figure out what was going on with that account :lol:
I just...
Forum: Technical Questions 08 June 2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,146
Posted By Astra
Yay maybe I'm not entirely insane! ...

Yay maybe I'm not entirely insane!



Which is quite understandable, they screw up everything. I wouldn't suggest us moving to Facebook, I was just trying to figure out what happened to the other...
Forum: Technical Questions 08 June 2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,146
Posted By Astra
I should have been more clear. I thought that...

I should have been more clear. I thought that several years ago there was a FB group for members of this board. There are several newer ones, including the more recent fan group that's linked from...
Forum: Technical Questions 08 June 2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,146
Posted By Astra
Wasn't there a Facebook group at some point? I...

Wasn't there a Facebook group at some point? I could have sworn I was a member but I don't see it listed anywhere now.
Forum: Technical Questions 08 June 2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,146
Posted By Astra
I'm somewhat familiar with Discourse as a...

I'm somewhat familiar with Discourse as a platform, and it's not a bad one or anything. I just wouldn't count on anything we currently have transferring like we were able to do with the phpBB move.
Forum: Technical Questions 07 June 2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,146
Posted By Astra
New platform, new mods. I'd say probably...

New platform, new mods.

I'd say probably time to make sure we all have anything we want to save backed up, just in case they opt to start with a clean slate.
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 June 2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 142,304
Posted By Astra
I'm just sitting here still on World of Warcraft.

I'm just sitting here still on World of Warcraft.
Forum: Technical Questions 05 June 2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,146
Posted By Astra
Oh man, Ettiquette Hell brings back memories.

Oh man, Ettiquette Hell brings back memories.
Forum: Technical Questions 05 June 2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,146
Posted By Astra
This was one of the tightest communities I ever...

This was one of the tightest communities I ever participated in, and it's really a shame to see it struggling.

I can definitely help out on reddit, but it will be under a different username (Astra...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,096
Posted By Astra
No, involving squirrels would have been a massive...

No, involving squirrels would have been a massive improvement. I loved that song as a kid.
Forum: SLC 12 February 2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,096
Posted By Astra
Junior year, I skipped a school wide invitation...

Junior year, I skipped a school wide invitation to what was supposed to be a drama type presentation on making good choices (like not driving drunk). I had an exam I needed to be present for and...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,291
Posted By Astra
Book about skepticism? Demon-Haunted World...

Book about skepticism?

Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan
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