Which convertible for a tall guy

Apr. 28th, 2017 11:22 pm
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Posted by /u/Mre1905

I would like a fun car for the summers. I am 6'2 240lbs so I don't fit any of the fun convertibles(s2000, Miata etc.). Budget is about $10k. This wouldn't be a daily driver. I have thought about wranglers but I would like something that rides better. Mustangs are another option. Any other suggestions?

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Reliable Luxury Car <$15,000

Apr. 28th, 2017 11:12 pm
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Posted by /u/greatgatsby2017

Alright so we all know that some luxury cars are built better than others. We've all heard stories like "if you're going to buy a BMW buy this model in this year". What I'm looking for is suggestions for sporty luxury cars (i.e not the base model BMW) for under $15,000 CAD.

Requirements: - Navigation - Sunroof (duh) - AWD (would be nice) - Heated Seats - Sport Packages!!

Hit me up with some suggestions and opinions on the cars. I'm currently looking at:

07-08 Acura TL-Type S (IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND) 08+ Acura TL Infiniti G37s (maybe) Audi A4 (meh)

Also would be nice to hear opinons on some of the higher end models..i.e. for some reason A4s and A6s are almost identical in price? M35 vs G35? Let's get creative so I'm not driving the typical car.

Thanks in advance and happy searching!

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Logan Director Reveals Black & White Theatrical Release Date

“Logan” director James Mangold today confirmed on Twitter the theatrical release date for a black and white version of the film. “Logan,” the film that capped off Hugh Jackman’s decade-long run as the savage “X-Men” character Wolverine, will see a black and white rerelease in theaters on May 16, exclusively in the United States.

Black and white imagery served a major role in marketing “Logan,” which saw a run of high-contrast, black and white photographs of the film’s main cast released weeks before hitting theaters. Black and white rereleases of popular action films have become something of a trend in Hollywood lately. George Miller’s latest entry into the “Max Max” franchise got new, monochromatic life in the form of “Max Max: Black and Chrome,” which was made available in the “Mad Max: High Octane” anthology and digitally.

RELATED: Logan Corps: 15 Alternate Versions of Wolverine

One Twitter user responded to Mangold, asking if viewers could just turn down the color settings on their televisions to achieve the same effect. Mangold noted that, in order to make a great black and white version of a film, the entire movie must be regraded and timed shot by shot — an overall effect that simply can’t be emulated by changing settings on a television.

The version will also ship on certain home release versions of the film, but it looks like mid-May is the only time to catch “Logan’s” black and white version in theaters.

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Wonder Woman Ad Spending Actually Outpacing Suicide Squad at This Point

As the first major superhero film focused on a solo female hero, there is a lot riding on “Wonder Woman,” not just for Warner Bros. or women working in the entertainment industry in general, but for the generations of fans who have been waiting for decades to see the iconic DC heroine on the big screen. Many of those fans have been writing on social media that they want see the film promoted more prominently.

However, a recent Vanity Fair article reveals that the studio is already putting some serious promotional efforts behind the film — spending $3,043,212 for TV advertising across the U.S. so far. By comparison, at the same point in its pre-release period, the company had only spent $2,645,643 on TV advertising for “Suicide Squad.”

RELATED: “Wonder Woman” Gets a Secret Identity in New TV Spot

This follows comments from Warner chief marketing officer Kristen O’Hara that data on female comic fans gathered during previous efforts to promote of The CW’s “Supergirl” TV series was helping the studio “do better” in their wider “Wonder Woman” marketing campaign.

One aspect of this wider targeting may be the recently unveiled deal to give prominent female NASCAR driver Danica Patrick’s car a Wonder Woman-themed paint job for two upcoming races.

RELATED: “Wonder Woman” Director Shares Sequel Ideas

We can probably expect to see even more “Wonder Woman” adverts across all media as we get closer to the film’s release date.

Directed by Patty Jenkins and written by Allan Heinberg and Geoff Johns from a story by Heinberg and Zack Snyder, “Wonder Woman” stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Lucy Davis, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ewen Bremner, Lisa Loven Kongsli and David Thewlis. The film opens June 2.

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Momoa’s Aquaman Is an ‘Outsider’ Who Can’t Control His Powers

Aquaman has always occupied a strange place in DC Comics history. The seafaring superhero’s origins have been retconned numerous times since his debut in 1941, and even when his stories are firing on all cylinders he remains, by his very nature, a stranger in a strange land. Jason Momoa will take on the role of Aquaman later this year in Zack Snyder’s “Justice League,” and, according to the actor, Aquaman’s status as an outsider will remain intact.

“The guy was never really accepted on land, and he was never really accepted in Atlantis,” Momoa said in an interview with GQ. “He’s a half-breed. But he’s the best of both worlds. He just doesn’t know how to handle his powers. So it’s kind of a coming of age for a young man to a man, or a man to a king. He’s lost a lot of things and he’s got to cope. He’s an outsider.”

RELATED: Superman Returns in New Justice League Promo Art

Momoa’s Aquaman will be the first live-action adaptation of the hero to hit screens since Alan Ritchson played the character in a 2005 episode of “Smallville.” Momoa is keenly aware that his role will likely be the first time many audiences have ever encountered Aquaman.

“We’ve never really seen anything from this guy before, so it’s fun to have a level playing field,” Momoa said. “There aren’t like four Aquamans before me. I get to set the tone for it.”

“Justice League” looks to adapt Aquaman’s latest comic book incarnation, Arthur Curry, for the big screen. Curry is the half-Atlantean, half-human king of Atlantis who is constantly at odds with his magically-inclined brother, Ocean Master. The character has a radically different backstory than when he was first created by Mort Weisinger and Paul Norris for “More Fun Comics” #73, which recounted the tale of Aquaman’s undersea explorer father discovering the remains of an underwater city and teaching his son to thrive in the ocean through training and scientific experimentation.

RELATED: Justice League Trailer Gets the Super Friends Treatment

“Justice League” will see Aquaman recruited by Bruce Wayne in the wake of Superman’s death. With Earth’s greatest defender vanquished, Wayne and Wonder Woman go about assembling a team with the hopes of stopping Steppenwolf and his parademon troopers from acquiring ancient artifacts that would grant them unfathomable power. Momoa will reprise the role in a follow-up solo film, “Aquaman,” set to release in 2018.

Debuting in theaters on November 17, “Justice League” is a production of DC Films directed by Zack Snyder and starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Ciaran Hinds, Amy Adams, Willem Dafoe, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen and J. K. Simmons.

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15 MCU Fan Theories That Will Freak You Out!

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has developed a reputation for foreshadowing huge revelations in little moments multiple films and years before they’re revealed, so it’s no surprise that fans pour over every minute of the MCU to try to predict where it will go next. Sometimes the theories are really, really out there, but other times they’ve been proven right.

RELATED: 15 Marvel Events You Will Never See On-Screen.

Kevin Feige has stated that Marvel Studios has plans for more superhero movies through at least 2020, so what secrets are right in front of us? How much of the future of the MCU have we already seen hinted at, and what hidden meanings have we missed? Some of them might just blow your mind. Here are the top 15 MCU fan theories that will freak you out!

SPOILER ALERT: The following article contains spoilers for several MCU films including “Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2”

OBADIAH STANE WAS HYDRA

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HYDRA’s existence in the modern age wasn’t revealed until “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” but this theory suggests that they’ve actually shown up in the MCU as far back as its first film in “Iron Man.” The theory is that Obadiah Stane came to Stark Industries to take control of the company and use it to shape the world in HYDRA’s image. He quickly rises to second-in-command and is poised to take over after HYDRA arranges for Bucky to kill Howard Stark, if not for Tony’s intervention. The first thing we learn in “Iron Man” is that Stane was acting as interim CEO for the company until Tony returned to take over.

Since Tony is a genius weapons engineer who doesn’t get involved with politics, HYDRA allows him to continue to revolutionize the weapons industry. When his playboy ways start to worry HYDRA, Stane arranges for him to be killed after completing their best weapon yet: the Jericho missile. “Weapons that will help steer the world back on course” and “put the balance of power in our hands. The right hands!” All that sounds kind of off for a guy who’s selling directly to terrorists, unless he’s intentionally destabilizing the world so that a bigger organization can take control is the goal.

HYDRA WAS BEHIND ASSEMBLING THE AVENGERS

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In “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” we learn that HYDRA has been tracking potentially powered people for years with Project Insight, even having Stephen Strange on their radar well before he traveled to Karmar-Taj and learned about the mystic arts. They had already tried to take out Captain America in the 1950s, and, if our last theory is correct, then they tried to take out Iron Man too. With even more heroes on the radar, HYDRA decided to take out all their threats at once, using S.H.I.E.L.D. to assemble the Avengers.

In the Marvel One-Shot, “The Consultant” we see Jasper Sitwell (now known to be a HYDRA double agent) further push the Avengers to assemble. After the events of “Thor,” HYDRA worked with Loki to arrange the Chitauri invasion in New York and sent the Avengers in, only to launch a missile straight toward them. Then, even though Nick Fury ordered against it, a rogue S.H.I.E.L.D. (read: HYDRA agent) carried the missile in anyway with a jet.

LOKI LOST AGAINST THE AVENGERS ON PURPOSE

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Loki is the god of mischief. He’s a manipulator, a schemer, a plans-within-plans kind of guy, so why is everything he does in “The Avengers” so straightforward and kind of… dumb? He first gets captured when he stands in front of a crowd of people and makes a huge scene. Then with no fight at all, he accepts capture and is brought aboard the helicarrier. The Avengers realize that he wanted to get captured to unleash The Hulk, which he only did to bring The Avengers together.

Loki made it clear in “Thor” that he has no interest in Earth. He wants to rule Asgard, so why bother enslaving and manipulating people on Earth in the first place? He uses the scepter to manipulate Selvig into putting a failsafe in the portal device, so The Avengers can close the portal, get the tesseract and send it back to Asgard with Thor and Loki in tow. With yet another infinity stone in Asgard, plus the gauntlet itself as revealed in “Thor,” Loki is in the perfect position to take Asgard, and Thanos gets the gauntlet (as we see at the end of “Avengers: Age of Ultron”) so he can take Earth.

THE RED SKULL IS STILL ALIVE

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In the comics, the Red Skull is one of the best Marvel villains of all time, so when he met his apparent end in “Captain America: The First Avenger,” fans were understandably disappointed. Not every Marvel villain is a winner, so why kill off one of your heaviest hitters in his first film? Unless they didn’t. The last time we see Red Skull, he’s holding the Tesseract as it seemingly dissolves him, sending a bright blue beam into the sky, opening a portal and sucking him up with it.

We know it’s a portal and not just an energy beam, because there’s no hole in the top of the plane when the beam fades. Why spend money on a C.G.I. energy beam shooting up into the sky instead of just having Red Skull explode? In the first scene of “The Avengers,” the Tesseract is described as a doorway, and at the end, it even teleports Thor and Loki back to Asgard. Some theorists even go so far as to suggest Red Skull is lending out the resources of HYDRA to Thanos so they can take over Earth together.

PEPPER POTTS IS DEAD

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Where has Pepper Potts been since “Iron Man 3?” It’s been four years and eight films since her last appearance in the MCU with her absence always being explained away by Tony as “she’s busy.” We’re led to believe that they’ve broken up and Tony is just too embarrassed to admit it to his friends, but since when is Tony Stark embarrassed about anything? At the end of Tony’s opening speech in “Captain America: Civil War,” his teleprompter reads: “Now I would like to introduce the head of the foundation: Pepper Potts,” and Tony’s face looks like he’s on the verge of tears.

His assistant says that she canceled, but that doesn’t explain the look on Tony’s face. The theory is that Pepper died as a result of the Extremis experiment and Tony has been keeping up appearances, even scheduling and canceling appointments to hide her death from the world. It would give a better explanation as to why he went back to being Iron Man after swearing off the suits at the end of “Iron Man 3” than that he was just addicted to the fight. He needed the distraction.

HEIMDALL HAS THE FINAL INFINITY STONE

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The entirety of the MCU so far has been the story of the quest for the six Infinity Stones. We’ve seen five that we know of so far: Space (Tesseract), Mind (Loki’s Scepter), Reality (Aether), Power (The Orb) and Time (Eye of Agamotto in the Nexus). The big question is: where is the Soul stone? This theory suggests that Heimdall has had it all along. In the “Guardians of the Galaxy” vision, the Soul Stone is shown to be orange, the same color as Heimdall’s eyes and the gem on the front of his armor in “Thor: The Dark World.” However, in Thor’s vision in “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Heimdall’s eyes are white.

In “Thor,” Loki suggests that Heimdall has a power no one else has in Asgard, which is why he’s in charge of watching over the nine realms. In “Thor: The Dark World,” Heimdall tells Thor that he can see into nine realms and over 10 trillion souls. To top it all off, the location of the Infinity Stones seem to be foreshadowed with the acronym T.H.A.N.O.S.. Tesseract, Heimdall, Aether, Nexus, Orb, Scepter.

THE REALITY STONE WILL BE USED TO RECAST CHARACTERS

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One of the biggest questions of the Marvel Cinematic Universe since the beginning has been, “How will it continue?” Superheroes can continue to fight indefinitely when they’re in print, but live action presents much more of a challenge. Not only will the actors continue to age until they’re no longer suited for the roles, but typically actors want to focus on other projects as their careers continue. As much as we might be willing to watch Robert Downey Jr. suit up and fight evil well into his 60’s, as an actor, he will eventually want to leave the role.

While there are plenty of heroes in the Marvel universe, a U.S. Agent movie just isn’t going to have the same impact as a Captain America movie. The solution may already be present. In the comics, the reality gem has the power to grant its user control over reality. One who possesses the stone can create entirely different realities. One theory suggests that the reality gem will be used at the end of “Avengers 4” as a soft reboot of the universe, recasting long-time actors in the same iconic roles to prolong the life of the MCU.

THE CHITAURI INVASION WAS JUST A DISTRACTION

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When you really think about it, the Chitauri Invasion in New York looked like it was destined to fail from the beginning. Loki set up the portal in the middle of one of the most densely populated cities in the world, where they would immediately meet resistance, instead of somewhere they could all come through the portal and attack with their full force. Even if the Avengers weren’t there to fight them back, we know that S.H.I.E.L.D. was going to send in a giant missile to nuke New York anyway, so what exactly was their strategy?

What if it was a distraction for the Secret Invasion? The Secret Invasion storyline from the comics is perpetrated by the shapeshifting Skrull race, who invade the Earth and take the place of prominent heroes and political figures, but the Skrulls are owned in part by Fox, so it makes using them in the MCU tricky. However, in the Ultimate Comics, the Chitauri have the ability to shapeshift as well. Maybe while everyone was focusing on New York, another Chitauri invasion was happening right under everyone’s noses, building Thanos’ army on Earth before he even gets there.

PEGGY CARTER IS TONY STARK’S REAL MOTHER

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It was probably clear to everyone watching “Captain America: The First Avenger” that Peggy Carter and Howard Stark had some kind of intimate relationship before Steve Rogers showed up. Their friendship throughout “Agent Carter” shows that Howard trusts Peggy more than anyone else, and in the opening scene of “Ant-Man,” we find that they still work closely with each other well into Howard’s marriage. Howard was established as a bit of a womanizer from the very beginning, and in “Captain America: Civil War,” Steve Rogers even says, “I can’t believe Howard got married.”

Sure, people grow and Howard might have met the right woman and wanted to settle down eventually, but the theory doesn’t rely on Howard’s infidelity. Another suggestion is that Maria wasn’t able to carry children, so Howard went to his oldest and most trusted friend to act as a surrogate and carry their child. This would explain why Tony looks nothing like his fair-haired mother and another reason for his deep-seated daddy issues.

GROOT IS A GOD-LIKE IMMORTAL

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Back in the opening scene of “Captain America: The First Avenger,” as the Red Skull is trying to find the Tesseract, he looks at a carving of a tree on the wall and says, “Yggdrasil, the world tree. Guardian of wisdom and fate also.” It seems like kind of a random line to throw in for no reason, but even before that, Thor describes Yggdrasil in “Thor” as the world’s tree that connects the nine realms. Then in “Thor: The Dark World,” Heimdall has an imprint of Yggdrasil on his chest plate.

In “Guardians of the Galaxy,” it was established that any small piece of Groot, when preserved, will eventually regenerate into a living Groot, which suggests that he can basically go on living forever. The theory suggests that Groot came from a piece of Yggdrasil planted in the Earthly realm to be a “guardian.” This would explain why no one in “Guardians of the Galaxy” seems to have ever seen anything like Groot before, and why his stat readout at the Nova Corps says, “Origin: X.”

 CAPTAIN AMERICA WILL DIE IN AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

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One of the big criticisms of the MCU so far has been an unwillingness to kill off any big players for reals. Pepper Potts fake died. Nick Fury fake died. Loki fake died twice. They might just be saving the big hero death for the big finale of the first three phases in “Avengers: Infinity War.” Our first clue is in Tony’s vision in “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” He sees all the Avengers dead, but he specifically focuses on Cap, whose shield lies broken beside him.

Later in the movie, Scarlet Witch gives Steve a vision of himself finally getting that dance with Peggy who says, “The war’s over, Steve. We can go home.” Could this be Steve finally at peace? On top of all this, Chris Evans only has one movie left in his contract with Marvel and there’s been no discussion of renegotiating, unlike Robert Downey Jr. who just signed on for more. Kevin Feige has stated that they can’t reveal the title of “Avengers 4,” because it will give away the ending of “Infinity War.” Could that suggest that the title might be “Avengers: Fallen Son,” the storyline that killed Cap in the comics?

THE INFINITY STONES WILL BE USED TO BRING VILLAINS BACK TO LIFE

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Another major criticism of the MCU is that their villains are undeveloped and usually killed off too quickly to have an impact, like Red Skull, Iron Monger, Malekith, etc. Crossbones and Baron Von Strucker, two of the Avengers most deadly foes, barely got one scene each before they were unceremoniously killed off. One theory as to why Marvel keeps cutting down their heavy hitters with so many future films presumably on the horizon is that, just like the comics, they’re not destined to stay dead.

In fact, they’ll all be back to wreak havoc on the Avengers in “Avengers: Infinity War” through the use of the Infinity Gauntlet. The Soul stone has the ability to resurrect people from the dead and the reality stone has the ability to warp reality in any way the user sees fit. How great would it be to have the Avengers and Guardians already outmatched when Thanos raises all their worst nightmares from the dead. The Infinity Gauntlet has been the core of the MCU framework since “Captain America: The First Avenger” at least. Thanos is going to warp reality somehow, and this might just be the most terrifying way to do it.

NICK FURY IS SECRETLY A CLAIRVOYANT

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Nick Fury seems to always have plans within plans, and backup plans for his backup plans. Is he just the world’s greatest tactical strategist, or is he hiding a superpower of his own? One theory suggests that Nick Fury has the gift of precognition. Let’s look at the facts. He puts together a team of superheroes right before aliens invade New York. He has secret underground bunkers in case of attacks. He has a program to bring people back from the dead, conveniently before his favorite agent is killed. He even has secret helicarriers built. That’s a lot of government funds that are going to seemingly ludicrous things.

It’s not just insanely good preparation though. In “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Fury shows up at Hawkeye’s farmhouse mere hours after the Avengers, when only Barton knew where he was flying. He also seems to know everything about the situation with Ultron despite the fact that he hasn’t been with S.H.I.E.L.D. for quite a while at this point. Speaking of faking his own death, he had that highly unlikely scenario prepared pretty much right on the spot when he needed to go into hiding in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.”

THE HAND IS CREATING VAMPIRES

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In Season 1 of “Daredevil,” Stick is sent to eliminate the Black Sky, the bringer of shadows, “the kind of weapon you don’t want in your world,” but when they get there, it’s just a child. How can a child be such a dangerous weapon? In season 2, the Hand tells Elektra that she’s the Black Sky, but despite being this incredible weapon, she’s killed pretty easily in the next episode, suggesting the Black Sky is more than just a human who wants to kill. It’s meant to be the progenitor of an army of vampires.

In both “Daredevil” and “Iron Fist,” the Hand is draining people of blood, which as far as we can tell, is used to resurrect people from the dead in a ceremonial sarcophagus. Another telling factor is that Stick specifically decides to train Matt because he is blind. Who would have an advantage against creatures that hunt in the night? People who don’t rely on the light. To top it all off, “Black Sky” is an obvious allusion to nighttime, when vampires hunt, and the Hand is trained to hide their heartbeats, which makes sense if they’re dealing with creatures who thirst for blood.

STAN LEE IS UATU THE WATCHER

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One of the longest-running theories in the MCU is about everyone’s favorite cameo actor and creator of most of the heroes, Stan Lee. He’s appeared in every MCU property to date, and nearly every live-action Marvel production since “The Trial of the Incredible Hulk” in 1989, whether owned by Marvel Studios or not. Even casual fans who don’t know that Marvel and DC are different universes have noticed the same guy popping up in so many superhero films over the years, so is there an in-universe reason for the same face popping up around every superhero in multiple universes?

One theory suggests that Stan Lee plays a single character in each of these appearances, Uatu the Watcher. In the comics, the Watcher is an extraterrestrial being assigned to observe Earth and its solar system. Uatu also has the ability to peer into other alternate realities, exploring “What If?” continuities. This would explain why Lee has shown up in Marvel films owned by different studios always as a bystander around superhero happenings. Even if it turns out not to be true, it’s a fun headcanon for Marvel fans to cling to. So fun, in fact, that Kevin Feige recently admitted that Stan Lee’s cameos in “Guardians Of The Galaxy” and its sequel are a nod to it. 

Be sure to tell us in the comments what your favorite MCU fan theory is!

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Bethesda Teases Their E3 Reveals

Apr. 28th, 2017 11:19 pm
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Bethesda’s E3 conference this year will take place on June 11th at 6:30pm PT in downtown LA. They’re calling it “Bethesdaland” because everyone needs a cutesy name for their E3 event. First we got EA Play and the Nintendo Treehouse and now it’s Bethesdaland. When will the madness stop?

Probably never.

The above image comes from the official invite and features a theme park based on Bethesda’s famous game properties. There are references to Fallout, Dishored, The Elder Scrolls, Quake, Doom, and even Prey in Bethesdaland. But nestled inside the theme park are two areas “under construction” so they could be revealing some new licensed properties or original IPs at their conference. Since all of Bethesda’s flagship series are already represented on the map, it seems likely that these are new games and not just sequels. Or maybe we’re getting Wet 2.

Either way, we’ll find out June 11th. So mark your calendars.

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What would you do with a time machine? See Chopin in concert? Kill Hitler? Travel the universe with various human companions having whimsical adventures? Paul Feig, director of 2016’s Ghostbusters: Answer The Call, has another idea. If he could travel back in time to before the film was released, he would use the opportunity to ignore the internet. Feig commented about his experience with the film, and the massive misogynist backlash it and its stars received before it even released its first trailer, at the Tribecca Film Festival.

“Before ‘Ghostbusters,’ I had this sort of lovely relationships with the internet,” Feig said onstage at the event earlier this week, according to a report from CNET. “If I could go back in the time machine, I just wouldn’t read it … The biggest mistake I made was I took on one of the trolls.”

Feig did say that he appreciated the responses to the film from women, some of whom told him, “if I had this movie when I was a kid, I would have been an engineer right now,” and expressed interest in helping to provide that kind of inspiration again.

So what would we do if we had a time machine? How thoughtful of you to ask. We would use the time machine to go back to 2016 and purchase more Ecto Cooler, the beloved Hi-C flavor that was brought back for a limited time to promote Ghostbusters: Answer The Call. Even though we have more than 400 of the coveted juice boxes in our basement, we’re already dreading the day we run out. Actually, if we had the time machine, we could go back to the 1980s and purchase the original Ecto Cooler. Can you imagine how much money there is to be made off an illicit time-traveling Ecto Cooler racket? You should see what it goes for on eBay right now.

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That’s what we want for Christmas this year, by the way. The vintage Ecto Cooler, not the time machine. Though we’d also take the time machine. And yes, if we had a thirty year old juice box, we would drink it.

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Well, That's Done for Another Year

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Got the town taxes paid. After this year's titanic hassles -- I swear, every time I thought I had it all wrangled, something would come up to get things unwrangled again, until I started to feel like Achilles chasing that damned tortoise -- the reaction left me in puppet-with-cut-strings mode for most of the afternoon.

At least I managed to get potato soup going in the crockpot before I ran out of energy. God bless crockpots.

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Hey, I work pizza delivery, about 30-40 hours and my old car a 2010 Ford Fusion was hit, and I ended up handing it over to my insurance since they gave me 7.4k back on it. I was wanting to get maybe a late 90's early 00's Lexus LS since they're really nice and extremely reliable. The gas mileage will suck I know, but I'm okay with that. I'm just wondering if pizza delivery will ruin my car to the point where I'm spending more on repairs than its actual value and if I should instead just settle for a nice Camry/Civic/Accord.

Also, for reference my 2010 Ford Fusion had about 100k miles when I first started and in 6-8 months of driving it I had about 2k worth of repairs on the thing (bad tie rod, brake pads, alignment, axle was poking transmission, oil changes, new throttle body).

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Sup folks. As many of you here, I have a hard boner on old 2000s cars. Long story short - I am opening a business and selling my current car, which leaves me with 8.500$, I also have a main job, so I wont be sitting duck without money if something happens, meaning I can afford monthly savings on maintenance (I would like to save around 100$/month). I live in Russia, Saint-Petersburg, meaning the winter can be harsh and roads are second to quality in country. Well, when all the minor things are mentioned, lets get to the point.

I want a cool looking car ofcourse, and the main musthaves are:

-Comfortable seats -Enough space for 186cm skinny me -Smooth driving -Good music and at least a CD-changer, ability to read USB is top notch. -Good lights -Acceleration around 8-9 seconds, at least not more than 10. (Also, not more than 250hp, because taxes)

S-Type picrelated which I am eyening right now, always have dreamed about that car when I was young, although I am aware of rear reduction gear and propeller shaft repair costs.

So, that's about it, as you see - cool look, comfort seats and music is all I need. Please, share your wisdom with me.

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