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In the comments to these weekly posts (and only these posts), it's your chance to go as off topic as you like. Talk about non-comics stuff, thread derail, and just generally chat amongst yourselves.

The devastating effects of Hurricane Irma have been widely covered, though the full scale of the dmaage is still being

At the same time, there has also been catastrophic flooding due to monsoons in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with over 1200 dead reported and what infrastructure there was in outlying areas.

More news is coming out about the Colin Trevorrow's firing from Star Wars Episode IX, and it seems that the director, whose last two directorial efforts were the less than well received Jurassic World and The Book of Henry may have managed to piss off just about everyone with his... well, they keep saying "confident" but you know they mean "arrogant".

In the UK, the Government won it's first vote for it's EU Repeal Bill, which hands unprecedented powers to Government Ministers to change laws without reference to Parliament, as part of the infinitely expanding snafu which is Brexit. Even Jeremy Corbyn seems to stirring on this one.

In the US, Ted Cruz appears to have "liked" a hardcore porn Twitter post, Back in the day this would have ended a pplitical career, and Ted Cruz would probably have been one of the ones insisting thatit did, let's see what happens (or doesn't) here, shall we?

The iPhone X:10 is apparnetly set to be a major upgrade (Have they really only been around for 10 years?)

The Doctor Who Experience at Cardiff closed it's doors for the last time as their lease is up. It seems likely it will become a touring exhibition, but Peter Capaldi had a farewell for it.

In related news, the BBC has confirmed that it is not renewing "Class" the Doctor Who spinoff that it never seemed that interested in, which is a shame, as whilst it's not perfect, certainly had potential, and some interesting character beats.

The critics reviews for Seth MacFarlane's new not-Star-Trek-spoof "The Orville" have been... pretty much overwhelmingly negative, I'm posting a link to the only positive one I could find out of kindness more than anything., though in fairness that's never stopped McFarlane from flogging a dead horse for waaaaay longer than anyone would ever have predicted (Family Guy is starting season 16 for pities sake and American Dad is on 14)

Date: 2017-09-12 01:41 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] informationgeek
So has anyone heard about the disaster with Pewdiepie, him saying the n-word? Well I decided to comment about it on my Facebook and me oh my, did I get a response:

Stupid Beta Cuck, words can kill, but they can only kill Marxist idiocy like you. Can't stand the heat get out of the Oven buddy, you put yourself in there by listening to the lies your "Teachers", who only spent all day indoctrinating instead of teaching, told you. The truth is the truth and truth is that you are a Beta who is "Offended" by words, even if the context isn't there. Go on, complain more, every time some tard like you attack "Evil Huitey", the Alt-Right grows in rank and file. Go on, keep it up, you are gaining me more members than I could ever dream of.


Okay folks, get out your Buzzword Bingo Cards! Did anyone get a bingo? If he tossed in an SJW in there, I totally could of had it!

Date: 2017-09-12 02:09 pm (UTC)
speedingtortoise: Happy Platypus (Default)
From: [personal profile] speedingtortoise
I am genuinely baffled as to how these kinds of people exist.

Date: 2017-09-12 02:14 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] janegray
I'm trying to decipher that paragraph and... just...

Date: 2017-09-12 03:54 pm (UTC)
cainofdreaming: b/w (Default)
From: [personal profile] cainofdreaming
The amount of irony crammed into that indoctrination bit is simply overwhelming.

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