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    Idiom more common in England 20 years ago..back...

    Idiom more common in England 20 years ago..back then in my part of Derbyshire it was used fairly often, usually including “in”: “That does my nut in”.

    In Derbyshire I think most people used...
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    I agree with the other guys, that forewords can...

    I agree with the other guys, that forewords can be valuable. I can easily see it as a reason why some people buy a particular comic in a premium format.

    But that’s not question you asked, I...
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    I am happy to see "politics" in...

    I am happy to see "politics" in comics...certainly in the sense they should cover things like corruption, racism, benefits of various forms of government, etc, etc. And certainly for comics aimed...
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    Not a specific quote that any fair rational...

    Not a specific quote that any fair rational person could interpret as justifying belief that mickelmacknight believes "any one who is not a straight white Chritian male is wrong". Can you produce...
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    Not at all. I am just completely mystified how...

    Not at all. I am just completely mystified how you could interpret anything mickelmcknight in a way that made it fair to "say":-



    If you can't give a specific quote...maybe you ought to accept...
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    I was asking a question. That you can...

    I was asking a question.

    That you can interpret that as a “bad faith argument” speaks volumes about your mind set.
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    In other words you can’t supply a specific quote!

    In other words you can’t supply a specific quote!
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    Can you supply a specific quote from some on this...

    Can you supply a specific quote from some on this thread that can be fairly interpreted that way??
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    Is that really a fair representation of anything...

    Is that really a fair representation of anything mickelmackight has posted in any part of this thread? Or anywhere else??
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    The comment strikes me as a bit feeble, and is...

    The comment strikes me as a bit feeble, and is going to be become dated soon (the world has gone completely insane if the Donald is re-elected)...I can see why Marvel wouldn’t want to irritate a fair...
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    That is a tendency (film and tv influencing...

    That is a tendency (film and tv influencing original creations) that I understand, but sometimes narks me.

    The one that really does my nut is Bernard Cornwall’s series of Sharpe historical fiction...
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    The Captain Marvel v Starman that featured in...

    The Captain Marvel v Starman that featured in James Robinson Starman run (and Captain Marvel tie in) was one of the very, very few hero v hero fights that I enjoyed.

    For a start there was a reason...
  13. Well, there probably was some voter fraud.. ...

    Well, there probably was some voter fraud..

    But most of believe it benefited the Donald.
  14. Its usually down to owners and way dog has been...

    Its usually down to owners and way dog has been trained.

    But...its surely beyond obvious that some breeds are inherently more dangerous than others...sometimes just because of size (I "fancy my...
  15. To be honest I can understand why Waid..or any...

    To be honest I can understand why Waid..or any creator....might well be irritated at some one taking a sequence from their comic and re-lettering it.

    But it always baffles me why anyone in...
  16. As an outsider, I think if I was an American...

    As an outsider, I think if I was an American democrat, I think I would be disappointed with the Clinton, Sanders, Biden generation for two main reasons.

    First they haven’t been ambitious enough in...
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    I agree with that. Hitman, Preacher, Punisher...

    I agree with that. Hitman, Preacher, Punisher Max, War stories, including Fury Max...those long runs I enjoyed much, much more than any of the runs I've read from a shed load of popular comic...
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    I read about 40 or so issues of run before losing...

    I read about 40 or so issues of run before losing interest.

    It was okay, it was clearly a well thought out large scale action story.

    But..ultimately it “didn’t do it for me”. One factor was...
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    That’s the biggest single factor for me. Among...

    That’s the biggest single factor for me.

    Among the vast old output are some poor comics, a ton of okay comics, some very good comics, and a smaller amount of really superb material.

    Nowadays, I...
  20. If Satan made him..won’t dialogue start something...

    If Satan made him..won’t dialogue start something along the lines of “Well done, Donald...want to be re-born and carry on the good work?”

    Mind you..if I was Satan, I’d make sure family silver was...
  21. Surely that’s right. What’s latest odds on...

    Surely that’s right.

    What’s latest odds on him winning a second term? I suppose it’s possible he could win...but Jeez..surely it’s got to point where any reasonable democratic candidate would be...
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    I’ve not seen anything I’d regard as super...

    I’ve not seen anything I’d regard as super convincing. But 10 mins googling stuff such as “who is most popular Flash” is coming back with Barry Allen. What would anybody really expect now?
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    I think the polls I saw on character popularity...

    I think the polls I saw on character popularity around time of comeback were surprisingly close..obviously Wally was substantially more popular, but not “overwhelmingly” so...it surprised me that gap...
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    Let's face it DC has made a ton of mistakes on...

    Let's face it DC has made a ton of mistakes on Flash franchise over the last 10 years.

    Biggest one for me was bringing back Barry as "main" Flash...although I do actually prefer him to Wally...
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    Which Flash is that? If we were in an...

    Which Flash is that?

    If we were in an alternate realty where every single fan’s “first choice” was Wally...DC would be pursuing a much simpler strategy...Wally would still be main Flash.
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