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TheValkyries
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TheValkyries

proudly reppin' 1 superbowl win since DEFLATEGATE, Male

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    1. Killah
      Killah
      ayyy I was stalking your op.gg and I saw that you played some team builders with RITO!?!? how did you manage that? :toast:

      grats on hitting Gold by the way!
    2. internet
    3. internet
    4. internet
      internet
      its valk
      1. TheValkyries
        TheValkyries
        no it isn't
        Apr 15, 2015
      2. internet
        internet
        it is in fact valk
        Apr 15, 2015
    5. internet
      internet
      its valk
      1. TheValkyries
        TheValkyries
        definitely not
        Apr 15, 2015
      2. internet
        internet
        yea it is
        Apr 15, 2015
    6. tennisace
      tennisace
      i changed your ct to be more accurate, friend ^_^
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      2. tennisace
        tennisace
        nah [tbd] is
        Feb 1, 2015
      3. tennisace
        tennisace
        WHO'S THAT MVP??
        Feb 1, 2015
      4. tennisace
        tennisace
        IT'S BRADY!

        brady brady
        Feb 1, 2015
    7. Woodchuck
    8. RODAN
      RODAN
      just get on irc so i can talk eva with you
    9. az
      az
      genderbender manga

      help
    10. Crux
    11. internet
      internet
      omg I made it into someone's signature

      Where'd you go though???
    12. Spacewizard
      Spacewizard
      I know where you live.
    13. Minwu
    14. Minwu
      Minwu
      you big, silly sandshrewd!
    15. Aurora
      Aurora
      I like TheValkyries
    16. Crux
      Crux
      get on irc pls
    17. Spacewizard
      Spacewizard
      I saw your post in the "Hi, I'm New" thread. You are such a fucking loser.

      Edit: AND you suck.

      Edit Edit: I'm sorry I take it back I don't know what came over me I crown you King Smogon Greeter.
    18. Aurora
    19. jumpluff
      jumpluff
      I noticed you didn't actually call OP a dick, I was just playin' since I thought it was funny given the content of your post that you said what I said but more bluntly :D
    20. Stratos
      Stratos
      just as a word of note: from what i read of the story, martin was indeed not in his own neighborhood but was taking a break from watching his brother's away basketball game at the time
      1. TheValkyries
        TheValkyries
        He was living with his father's girlfriend, who lived within that gated community.
        Jul 16, 2013
      2. Stratos
        Stratos
        K, thank you for setting me straight then!
        Jul 16, 2013
    21. Alice
      Alice
      Wtf i never said such a thing. I don't even know you or crux >_>
    22. Killah
    23. some hero
      some hero
      I have a secret.. I have a huge crush on you too.

      I'm confused :(
    24. vonFiedler
      vonFiedler
      Anecdotal experience and appealing to popularity are actually two different fallacies, you also forgot this in a pretty short time;

      "Also, to shoot the shit, the thing about informal fallacies is that they are not by definition incorrect. They certainly can be, and the whole point is that they don't work as the foundation for an argument."

      Your appeal to popularity was at the time your only argument in favor of Disney. My anecdotal evidence was just my closing statement, kind of a personal touch where I also called you a fool (maybe that's why it's insulting) but here's a better one;

      I don't think you read the definitions I posted on comparison. So I'm gonna copypaste one a bunch of times.

      "to examine the character or qualities of especially in order to discover resemblances or differences"

      "to examine the character or qualities of especially in order to discover resemblances or differences" "to examine the character or qualities of especially in order to discover resemblances or differences" "to examine the character or qualities of especially in order to discover resemblances or differences" "to examine the character or qualities of especially in order to discover resemblances or differences"


      "to examine the character or qualities of especially in order to discover resemblances or differences"

      "to examine the character or qualities of especially in order to discover resemblances or differences"

      "resemblances or differences"

      "or differences"

      Why yes! Things that are not exactly alike, which I hope I can say about most art, do have things that aren't in common. How fuckin astute! So it turns out you were right, this is semantics! I mean you were that right that it was semantics, you were sure as shit as wrong about the semantics, but all this time you just had a bug up your ass because "we can't compare things that have differences" which you were just plain wrong about. Dictionary says so. ALL THE DICTIONARIES SAY SO. ALL OF THEM. IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII CHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEECKED (the first time I posted the definitions in fact, I checked all of them I could find just in case, all of them, try it sometimes, try fact checking before you embark on these stupid fucking crusades, I do it with EVERY POST believe it or not).

      You at some level compare things, call it whatever the fuck you want, call it inwardly, outwardly, call it a civil fucking union, but the more attention you pay to it instead of just naysaying like a bitch the more you can make the kind of detailed analysis that even impressed DrRobotnik as opposed to the "this is objectively better end of post" that you just can't abide by on the internet.

      Take a few days to think on it, or don't, but seriously fuck off. You're right about one thing, you're the only one consistently busting my balls anymore (RIP Morm, at least you had a ruthless conviction going for you) but as of this argument it's not cute anymore, it's pathetic. If I didn't "chose not to believe that I could ever say something intelligent" before, I sure as shit do now. So next time you feel like it, just don't. And the next time you make an open insult post like "If anyone is having difficulty recognizing that Disney and Ghibli animation is so vastly different that they're completely incomparable then that person needs to refine the way they look at films." (completely incomparable, your words) then I'll try not to either. And the whole forum will probably be better off for it.
    25. vonFiedler
      vonFiedler
      Once again, I have compared Sly Cooper to Battlefield 3. It's honest to god why I went out of my way to play both games; so that I could compare them to my current vast palate of game experience and integrate any positive or negative game design into my personal artistic philosophies. It was also neat that the Cooper series was amazingly fun but I bought it because it might make me a better artist with a more informed opinion. By comparing Sly Cooper and B3, one a narrative game and the other generally seen for its multiplayer, we get a small part of the bigger picture as to what makes these different sub-mediums work. I have been in the last year compiling several rules of sub-medium and I couldn't do that without comparing my experiences with games exactly like you said.

      Of course there's a bigger picture to comparing PM and Wall-E, yet you don't want me to compare them so I don't know how you are ever going to see it. Here's an OP ed piece I found that compares Wall-E and PM in an attempt to discover why these movies succeeded where other environmental movies fail. I haven't read it thoroughly and can't attest to its opinions, but it's a legitimate question. By comparing and contrasting Wall-E and to PM to Fern Gully, asking why the first were good while the later was poor, we can form artistic philosophies that will better prepare us to make our own environmental movie in the future, or help us get a better sense of why we enjoy certain movies and dislike others.

      So why would someone writing an academic paper on the matter (which can't be stressed enough) benefit from comparing Disney and Ghibli? Maybe he's an art or film student, and he's busy (with the teacher's instruction) forming his own artistic philosophies. If he wants to be an animator, is he going to take cues from Disney's thick bubbly colorful direction, or Ghibli's sharper detailed yet still whimsical direction, or is he gonna try to forge his own path using all the experience he's gained by examining both? Hell, noting those thick lines is more useful than anything you did in the thread, not to mention that its another comparison that you say is so futile.

      To illustrate why comparison is so integral, it seems to irk you that people in the thread called Ghibli objectively better without explaining why. Without proper comparison they might not be able to fully articulate it, but I can. The #1 rule of animation as a medium is that things should be in motion more often than that. Animation is after all, "The act, process, or result of imparting life, interest, spirit, motion, or activity". You'll find few animators who disagree with this point. As a big budget movie studio Disney certainly always did this above average, especially in terms of musical numbers. But what truly separates Disney and Ghibli (who can also do thick bubbly lines) is in the more mundane moments. Ghibli animates faces better. Ghibli is the only studio where I can get a sense of a character's hair standing up in the back of their neck, it's such a minute and subtle motion when they do it but it's so powerful that it makes my own hair stand up every time. The layers in establishing shots don't pop out as much. The action is smoother, more intricate, and often has more layers on screen. That's an opinion, but it's one that comes from careful examination of over a dozen movies. My current game has no animation, but hopefully the day will come when I can instruct employees to follow these principles.

      In short, comparison of vastly different art forms helps us get the most out of each. It helps to establish rules of medium, it helps us develop artistic philosophies. You subconsciously compare these things which causes you to develop opinions, but only by doing it consciously will your opinions be more informed and more articulate. You should always be the first and second person to question your own opinions, and that's not an opinion; that's advice. Why don't you man-up and try it the next time you see a movie, instead of complaining that I keep missing your point; your point keeps changing. If it truly ever had to do with how you don't want people to say one is better than the other, which I keep calling you out on, you sure as shit didn't say that in the first place when going off on a tangent about how two unrelated subgenre movies couldn't be compared.

      I've tried to "understand you" because you are coming across as incredibly foolish, but no one I've asked about it on IRC knows what you mean when you say you can't compare Ocean's Eleven and Reservoir Dogs, or Disney and Ghibli for that matter, as apparently no one in the thread has given that they keep trying. Also again, for a thread to help an academic paper to compare the two, I'd wager the teacher doesn't understand you either. The smartest thing you did was take this to PM, cause the OP explicitly wants what you would deny him (and for absolutely no reason, you've shown that you could have added new insight to the paper instead of trying to stop the thread).
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    [08:02] <~xenu> is #tf2 talking about gays again
    [08:05] <pInkmoth> yea xenu
    [08:05] <~xenu> lol
    [08:05] <~xenu> its either that or pluff and valk's tsukkomi-boke routine

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