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  Topic: Real Optical Camouflage
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 44
Views: 27331

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 12:57 pm   Subject: Real Optical Camouflage
This what you folks are talking about?

http://www.sciencentral.com/articles/view.php3?language=english&type=&article_id=218392534
  Topic: Meaning of quote from Innocence..?
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 55
Views: 47626

PostForum: The Original (Oshii) Films   Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 12:29 pm   Subject: Meaning of quote from Innocence..?
No offence, but it is extremely un-endearing behaviour. Like a 17-year-old, know-it-all intellectual me...

Not that I could conceivably take offense at the simile... Smile

I wouldn't stress it, Syl ...
  Topic: Anime Classics
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 100
Views: 58872

PostForum: Anime   Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 9:27 am   Subject: Anime Classics
Hey Al! I don't mean to be putting pressure, but you really made me curious about what you enjoyed in Kai Doh Maru...

Heh, sorry. Just noticed your post. I wasn't "at" the Forum for a few days. (That ...
  Topic: The meaning of Ghost in the Shell
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 63
Views: 70065

PostForum: The Philosophy   Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 9:14 am   Subject: The meaning of Ghost in the Shell
It brings out the true personality of people as being complete twits? Internet identities, lol.

That's true of some people. If you mean me... I'm probably as twittish in real life. Laughing

Women and ...
  Topic: The meaning of Ghost in the Shell
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 63
Views: 70065

PostForum: The Philosophy   Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 9:11 am   Subject: The meaning of Ghost in the Shell
Just so you know, I'm grooming myself. Between each typed letter.

I really should shave today... I could strike a match off my cheek. Laughing
  Topic: Old or New?
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 42
Views: 23523

PostForum: Stand Alone Complex   Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 7:15 am   Subject: Old or New?
I'm a big fan of the outfits they all wore when they infiltrated the err umm what I'll refer to as an oil rig in "Not Equal" the casual-yet-paramilitary look remided me of the private contractors (mer ...
  Topic: 2nd GIG episode Martial Law
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 17
Views: 12136

PostForum: Stand Alone Complex   Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 6:55 am   Subject: 2nd GIG episode Martial Law
could easily spin that the other way by pointing out that if shooting does break out and there are large numbers of GSDF casualties due to the troops' complete lack of protection, there would be a st ...
  Topic: Who am I the forum dominatrix? (from quotes)
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 19
Views: 17689

PostForum: And More ...   Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 4:32 am   Subject: Who am I the forum dominatrix? (from quotes)
You know, because I mostly associate the liberal usage of the word "folks" with President George Bush these days, I kind of read that sentence and nearly cracked up over it because in my head it was M ...
  Topic: That Science Fiction Thread.
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 53
Views: 35885

PostForum: And More ...   Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 3:33 am   Subject: That Science Fiction Thread.
Hmm... My thing is, if you're going to write stories along these themes (and there was certainly a huge explosion of them all at once in the last 5 years, and not just because of The DaVinci Code I th ...
  Topic: 2nd GIG episode Martial Law
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 17
Views: 12136

PostForum: Stand Alone Complex   Posted: Tue May 09, 2006 12:32 pm   Subject: 2nd GIG episode Martial Law
I found Kuze's real revolution to be extremely confusing. It made no sense to me what so ever.

Elmo's basically correct about the reference to superstructures. It also relates to the Tachikomas' conv ...
  Topic: Who am I the forum dominatrix? (from quotes)
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 19
Views: 17689

PostForum: And More ...   Posted: Tue May 09, 2006 6:20 am   Subject: Who am I the forum dominatrix? (from quotes)
See what sort of subjects get discussed when I "share with the group"? Confused Sad :lol:

Oh, well. I hope it was informative... about something other than my pals, my acquaintances, and me.
  Topic: The meaning of Ghost in the Shell
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 63
Views: 70065

PostForum: The Philosophy   Posted: Tue May 09, 2006 5:59 am   Subject: The meaning of Ghost in the Shell
Also, what are "Pod People"? You mean like iPod? Or is it some scary vegetable reference involving human peas?

Syphisonic, you never saw or read Invasion of the Body Snatchers? Shocked

I love the ...
  Topic: Asian Films
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 29
Views: 17803

PostForum: And More ...   Posted: Tue May 09, 2006 5:10 am   Subject: Asian Films
Anyways, did anyone see that Audition movie that is supposed to be the scarriest J-horror thing ever. It looked more like a torture film to me... was it?

Audition was based on a Ryu Murakami story. ...
  Topic: Who am I the forum dominatrix? (from quotes)
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 19
Views: 17689

PostForum: And More ...   Posted: Tue May 09, 2006 4:42 am   Subject: Who am I the forum dominatrix? (from quotes)
Nope. It was a really bad low-budget Italian sword-and-sandal exploitation film from the Eighties. I won't mention the title on this thread... (It was directed by Joe D'Amato of Anthropophagous fame.. ...
  Topic: That Science Fiction Thread.
AlphonseVanWorden

Replies: 53
Views: 35885

PostForum: And More ...   Posted: Tue May 09, 2006 4:39 am   Subject: That Science Fiction Thread.
Actually, it definately looks like you've spent a great deal of time thoroughly analysing Neuromancer. You offer an interesting perspective, although I'm still not really won around to the book.

I te ...
 
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