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TordelBack

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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #195 on: 10 June, 2016, 09:12:15 AM »
McCarthy is definitely a skilled comic actor, even if I 've never really enjoyed the stuff she's been in.

I agree that he is essentially a likeable fellow and a genuine fan to boot, but I can't see what choice TS had left The Powers That Be. He'd been warned a dozen times, many others had tried to explain the problem to him here and in PMs for -literally- years. This wasn't like Godpleton's rather silly forum-suicide-by-goatse, it was a genuine refusal to see what was wrong with what he was saying/doing. And it really was very wrong.

I'm going to miss his crazy insights and shaggy dog stories, but my real concern is that he's now more isolated than ever, and I can't imagine that will help his problems or those of the people around him. It's not Rebellion's responsibility to host an unqualified therapy group, but I do wish we could have helped him, in the way this place has helped me.
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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #196 on: 10 June, 2016, 09:56:31 AM »
Triumphalist crowing about the banning isn't the way to go and I'd like to think doing it - inevitable or not - was something the mods found difficult, as TS clearly spent a significant amount of time here and this was a big part of his life.

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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #197 on: 10 June, 2016, 10:23:49 AM »
I take no pleasure in TS departure, however having known at least one female boarder being actively driven away by his misogynistic ramblings, an individual whom I thought brought far more to the community than TS, I can't lie that i'm grateful for the mods desision. Mayor has his problems, it's time he dealt with them himself rather than venting inappropriate attitudes on here, which I consider a generaly very liberal and polite place.

Anyway, I watched Spy the other night, which stars Melissa McCarthy and it was really good fun. I think this new Ghostbusters might be alright you know.
I really enjoyed Spy, so I too have modest expectation of Ghostbusters 2016.

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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #198 on: 10 June, 2016, 09:37:08 PM »
Sorry for dragging this out further, but I am sorry to see TS banned, although I can't see what else could have been done. Despite obvious problems the guy is a genuinely obsessive fan of Slaine, and all sorts of overlapping interests like 80s games, RPGs, LotR, and it's clear the forum was a significant point of human contact for him: one of us, in other words. I liked a lot of his rambling descriptive posts. However, I'm sorrier still that he never seemed to understand why his self-reported behaviour and attitudes towards women was fundamentally wrong, and his accounts of it inappropriate for this site.
I'm glad I'm not the only one who's sorry to see him go.  It's obvious that he had problems and while his homophobia and sexism were concerning, his ongoing mental condition is also concerning.  I think it's wishing to much to hope that he'll grow out of these attitudes, but I do hope he finds some happiness and a more peaceful mental state.

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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #199 on: 10 June, 2016, 10:00:00 PM »
Yeah, I often thought it was good that he was part of a community that would pull him up when needed but without flaming or abusing him. But I don't know what the PM business was, so it's hard to say.

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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #200 on: 29 June, 2016, 09:40:06 PM »
Odd, just saw this news on social that Sony has released the gag reel and B-Roll footage from the new Ghostbusters film in US.

But was it normally come out after the film's release or for DVD release? Are Sony that desperate now?
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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #201 on: 29 June, 2016, 10:19:55 PM »
Odd, just saw this news on social that Sony has released the gag reel and B-Roll footage from the new Ghostbusters film in US.

But was it normally come out after the film's release or for DVD release? Are Sony that desperate now?


It's very common. Marvel always release B-roll footage early as did IMGlobal for Dredd before it was released. It can get re-used for news items.




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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #202 on: 29 June, 2016, 10:28:11 PM »
Sorry i was means for gag reel.

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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #203 on: 29 June, 2016, 11:05:32 PM »
If that's what they cut out, what they leave in must be pure gold!

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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #204 on: 29 June, 2016, 11:27:31 PM »

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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #205 on: 29 June, 2016, 11:54:14 PM »
Managed 5 mins...gave up looking.
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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #206 on: 12 July, 2016, 09:56:04 AM »
Mmmm lots of reviews said it good? Oh well.

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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #207 on: 12 July, 2016, 11:13:59 AM »
Off to watch it tonight.

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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #208 on: 13 July, 2016, 01:59:53 PM »
Monday seems like an odd day to release a movie. Was it an attempt to get out positive reviews before the North American opening weekend (which was not expected to be massive)?

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Re: Is this It For Ghostbusters Two....
« Reply #209 on: 13 July, 2016, 02:49:34 PM »
Most likely released it on a monday to get a longer opening weekend box office return.