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    Film or Series Adaptations?

    When it comes to adapting written media to a visual medium, the general go-to for the longest time was the big screens, Hollywood, the cinematic adaptation. We've seen dozens upon dozens of examples, but the most famous books have to be the Harry Potter series and the landmark Lord of the Rings...
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    Star Wars Episode IX - First Draft

    This post may contain heavy Spoilers for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker A day or so ago, the script for Colin Trevorrow's version of Episode 9 was leaked on the subreddit r/StarWarsLeaks (imagine that, leaks on a leaks forum). There are a lot of differences between the Trevorrow script and...
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    ZD Pokémon Sword and Shield (National Mode) Winterfest 2019 - Game Thread

    Alright, ladies and gents, sign-ups have closed and Azure Sage has volunteered to take the last place so we have an even 16. Look at that perfect 16-bracket. ROUND 1: Terminus vs @Azure Sage Ezlo vs Giri Kilza vs @Fig Blackwolf/Whiteangel vs Atsuna @Princess Niki vs @Moe the Moblin Doc vs...
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    Pokémon Sword and Shield (National Mode) Winterfest 2019

    Jingle jangle jingle! It's finally December, and as the frigid temperatures moderately cold rain sweeps over, it's time for the 2019 Pokémon Sword and Shield Winterfest tournament! FORMAT: Double Elimination PLATFORM: Pokémon Showdown RULESET: Modified Gen 8 National Mode OU (Detailed below)...
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    Difficulty Settings

    Alright, two-parter thread: 1. There's a lot of discourse online about whether or not certain games should have difficulty options (such as the ever-present Dark Souls series) or what those options should be (such as the kerfuffle about Starfox Zero having a mode that more or less auto-played...
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    Pokémon Sun and Moon SPOOKtacular 2019 - Game Thread

    Sign-ups have officially closed, and only getting to 15 has made out bracket a little messy. Round One: @Pen vs @ExLight @~Kilza~ vs @Azure Sage (why did you have to have the tildes) @Moe the Moblin vs @Doc @Twilight Shadows vs @funnier6 @Ezlo vs @TheGreatCthulhu @Princess Niki vs @Fig...
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    Pokémon Sun and Moon SPOOKtacular 2019

    Happy five and a half days into October! In the spirit of the season, it's time to get ready for the specter of another Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon tournament! FORMAT: Double Elimination PLATFORM: Pokémon Showdown RULESET: Modified Smogon OU Singles (Detailed below) ALLOWED POKEMON: Any...
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    ZD Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon Monotype Madness 2019 - Game Thread

    Sign-ups have officially closed, and @Azure Sage has backed out to make the tournament less messy. Before you start your round one matches, please send your team to @Ninja for verification purposes. Round One: @Pen vs @Moe the Moblin @Scarfed vs @Princess Niki @Max1996ZD vs @Ezlo...
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    ZD Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon Monotype Madness - Signups!

    Frankly, I just want to take advantage of recent interest in these tournaments. FORMAT: Double Elimination PLATFORM: Pokémon Showdown RULESET: Modified Smogon OU Singles (Detailed below) MONOTYPE RULES: Select one of the eighteen Pokémon types. Every Pokémon you use in your team must be at...
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    ZD Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon Summer Spectacular 2019 - Game Thread

    Sign-ups have now closed! Round One: @Scarfed vs @Lord Gobli @Twilight Shadows vs @Moe the Moblin @Terminus vs @Princess Niki @Azure Sage vs @Ezlo Matches should be complete by the end of the weekend, Friday the 21st at the absolute latest. Standard procedure, once the match is...
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    ZD Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon Summer Spectacular 2019

    June is officially here and it cracked 90 degrees here today, so it's time for Eric to come up with another excuse to run a Pokemon tournament! FORMAT: Single Elimination PLATFORM: Ultra Sun/Moon [or] Pokémon Showdown RULESET: Modified Smogon OU Singles (Detailed below) ALLOWED POKEMON: Any...
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    Pokémon Sun and Moon SPOOKtacular 2018 - Game Thread

    Signups have now closed! Round One: @Domozilla777 vs @Pendio @Azure Sage vs @PrincessNiki @Terminus vs @Libk @Scarfed vs @Doc Matches should be complete by Friday evening if possible! Once your team is complete, please message it to @Satan so we have documentation.
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    Pokémon Sun and Moon SPOOKtacular 2018

    Happy 4 days into October! In the spirit of the season, it's time to get ready for the specter of another Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon tournament! FORMAT: Single Elimination PLATFORM: Ultra Sun/Moon [or] Pokémon Showdown RULESET: Modified Smogon OU Singles (Detailed below) ALLOWED POKEMON: Any...
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    Return to Kanto - Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Game Thread

    Signups have now closed! Round One: Terminus vs PrincessNiki Link Floyd vs Azure Sage Moe the Moblin vs tcole379 Pendio vs Shironagi Matches should be complete within the next four to five days at the latest! Once your team is complete, please message it to @Satan so we have documentation.
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    Return to Kanto - Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Tournament

    With the recent announcement of Pokemon Go Remastered Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee, the time is ripe for another Pokemon Tournement in the vein of the original 151. FORMAT: Single Elimination PLATFORM: Ultra Sun/Moon [or] Pokemon Showdown RULESET: Modified Smogon OU Singles...
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    "Abandoned for a Reason"

    Recently I started a biweekly writing challenge with Seth and Batman, and I was fairly proud of what I came up with for my first entry, so I figured I'd share it here. Prompt: Must involve a Wizard's Tower Length: ~500 words, give or take...
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    "In the Bag," a Pathfinder game tale

    About a month ago I was playing a Pathfinder (based on D&D) game with my usual game night group, and our party was given a quest by a local king to rescue a princess from a Dragon-held Keep, which is fairly standard adventuring fare. Before we get further, I should elaborate on our fine...
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    Personal Top 5 Games of All Time

    See the title. I need this informal poll because reasons. Edit: One per series.
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    Postal Worker Arrested By NYPD For No Reason

    https://photographyisnotacrime.com/2016/03/23/new-york-city-postal-worker-arrested-duty-delivering-packages/ I have nothing to say. There is nothing to be said. Just another bullet on the long, long list of power abuse by "law enforcement."
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    Justice Antonin Scalia Dies at Age 79

    http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/13/politics/supreme-court-justice-antonin-scalia-dies-at-79/ I know celebrating someone's death is in awful taste, but this human trash equated being gay to murder so good riddance. Thoughts on his death and possible replacements?
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    Batman: Arkham Knight

    So, the long-awaited finale to the Arkham trilogy dropped today to some incredibly mixed reviews (mainly performance related for the PC port), so... What do you guys think about this game? Do you already have it? Are you planning to wait? DO you enjoy it and have you run into any issues...
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    DGN Pokemon League Reboot (Interest Thread)

    So we all know how the X/Y League here folded, yeah? I figured the time is ripe to try it again, with one twist; the Elite Four will have a pool of Pokemon that they can select their team from, rather than just your average six. Would anyone be interested?
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    Help I Accidentally Build A Spaceship (NASA Might Have Developed FTL by Accident)

    Source Source (via NASA) Alright, so this could just be a programming error or atmospheric error (a la the CERN Neutrinos). However, if it isn't just an error then we could be on the cusp of something really big (Industrial Revolution big).
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    Jurassic World (June 2015)

    So, after many years and two underwhelming sequels, the Jurassic Park franchise is getting a new, 100% original installment. Trailers: So, who else is excited for this film? Does it appear to be a worth successor to the original Jurassic park film?
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    Carrying On

    So, I was mulling some things over on my way to the bus stop this afternoon and I happened to remember a line of thought that I spent a lot of time on shortly after my breakup. Long story short, I wished I'd died happy instead of had to live through the emotional pain I was and am feeling. So...
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    "Patriot" Plants Pipe Bomb in Park to Sow Fear Against Muslims

    http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/fbi-man-who-planted-explosives-park-wanted-be-patr/nkcz9/ http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/georgia-patriot-reportedly-planted-pipe-bombs-in-park-to-sow-fear-of-muslims/ 67 year old self-styled "Patriot" Michael Sibley, a resident of Atlanta GA, planted a...
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    Sodomite Suppression Act

    http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article15394181.html What the hell? I'd expect something like this from places like Alabama and Texas, but not California. How the hell does this sort of thing even happen? Text of the proposed bill: Not only did this bigoted pile...
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    So Ireland Accidentally Legalized Drugs

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/ireland-court-legalizes-ecstasy-100-drugs-article-1.2144073?utm_content=buffer63dc0&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=NYDN+Facebook Yeah there's not much else to say about this.
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    Photobooth For Windows?

    Does anyone know of a version of the popular Macintosh app for Windows? I need it because of reasons. Thanks :]
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    ZeldaDungeon UU Tournament #1

    I fell like a good solid UU tournament would be a nice change from the barrage of OU and Doubles/Triples that we have in terms of tournaments. Format: 6v6v Single Battles UU Tier: http://www.smogon.com/dex/xy/tags/uu Banlists: http://www.smogon.com/dex/xy/tags/bl...
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    Thoughts On The New Megas?

    Which ones do you like? Which ones do you dislike? For simplicity's sake, Legendary Megas have been left off of the following list. 5000 posts yee haw
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    MM-3DS Least Favorite Dungeon?

    Which dungeon gave you the biggest problems? What did you like the least and why?
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    Greenpeace Defaces Peruvian Nazca Lines

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/12/11/370125769/greenpeace-apologizes-for-stunt-at-perus-sacred-nazca-lines?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=2037 Yeah, there's not much else to say. Defacing an incredibly old and (hitherto)...
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    Child Molester Wins $3 Million in Florida Lottery

    Sources: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-news/os-sex-predator-lottery-winner-millions-20141210-story.html http://crimefeed.com/2014/12/convicted-child-molester-wins-3-million-lottery-prize-florida/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=InvestigationDiscovery...
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    Battle Request Thread

    Shocked we don't have one of these yet. Anyhow, occasionally people will want a competitive match but can never find one. Post you IGN, Friend Code, and desired format, as follows: Flare 2492-5035-4170 6v6 Singles (ORAS UU) Challenge away!
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    Administrator Roles in Moderating

    For the love of all that is good put the discussion here. The other thread is getting clogged and there's no sign of stopping.
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    Declined Removal of All Sections Except WoZ/ZT/HW/Zelda U

    Since this is a Zelda forum, non-Zelda discussion is useless clutter. Therefore, we have no use of a Pokemon board, General Discussion board, General Gaming board, Entertainment board, Science/Tech board, Mature Discussion board, Forum Games board, Mafia board, non-Zelda Roleplay board...
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    Playstyle Variants

    In case the title wasn't enough information, this thread is about different playstyles for Pokemon games (i.e. self-imposed rules to make the game more difficult or interesting). The most famous of all playstyles is the Nuzlocke. The rules state that you may only catch the first Pokemon in an...
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    Marvel or DC?

    This thread kind of does what it says on the tin. Do you prefer the comics/stories/movies of the Marvel Comics francises or those of their DC Comics rivals? For reference: Marvel Heroes DC Heroes
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    Favorite Pizza Side Dish?

    What sort of appetizer/side that normally comes with pizza do you like the most? Breadsticks? Wings? Pasta?
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    Hyrule Warriors Female Link Supposedly Confirmed (HW)

    So, some new HW Art was announced, and we got a new playable character! So, thoughts?
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    YouTube Uploading Problems

    Heyo, back with yet another YouTube ****-up. For the last two days, not one of my videos will upload to YT. They will go through preliminary uploading in about two minutes perfectly well, but when it comes to processing and publishing the video it stops at 95%, stays there for half an hour...
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    Rethinking the Conventions of the American Currency System

    *This came to mind after reading another "abolish the penny debate" along with my recent experiences overseas* As many of you may have heard at one point or another, the US Federal Government has, on several occasions, considered eliminating the penny from the US currency system. While this...
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    If You Could Kill an Innocent to Bring Back a Loved One...

    Would you do it? This thread really does what it says on the tin. Would you or wouldn't you?
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    Twitch Plays Pokemon X

    http://www.twitch.tv/twitchplayspokemon They did it. I don't know just how they got a 3DS to respond, but they did it. I'm more astonished that they beat gens 4 and 5. Thoughts? inb4 gripey locking post about how this may be better as a blog
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    Choice Locking: Worth It?

    As anyone familiar with the competitive scene knows, Choice Items are very popular, and can give a vital edge in any match. Choice Scarf: Effect: Multiplies Speed stat by 1.5x Useful for outspeeding normally faster Pokemon, such as Greninja. Choice Band: Effect: Multiplies Physical...
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    Revived Team Rating Thread

    So, looking through my post history, I found my old RMT thread for Generation Five. Since there's no dedicated Teambuilding section anymore, I figured we could do with a specialized thread for the purpose. I'll start us out: Showdown YT Team #1 Rate teams out of ten, offer criticism...
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    Legislation of Morality

    A common argument used by opponents of equal marriage is that homosexuality (or anything non-heterosexual) is "immoral." Naturally, this only extends to the morals of the group using this logic (in the US, Christian Conservatives). Of course, this only encompasses the morals of that specific...
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    YouTube Quality Issues

    Has anyone else tried to upload something HD to YouTube lately? I tried to upload a 720p video: And it turned into this:
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    Corocoro Leaks and New Megas Confirmed!

    New megas! Diance, Swampert, and Sceptile all get Megas! Sceptile looks cool, Diancie looks like Diantha, but wtf Swampert... it's like a ball... The new Kyogre and Groudon fight! Team Magma and Aqua redesigns! Brendan and May return! Steven and our first...
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