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This image is missing Captain Janeway.

I didn't like her because she acted like a stern and uppity old grandmother a lot of the time. Which I'm sure is how she actually felt, and pretty much how she needed to act to keep that wandering daycare from exploding any day, but still. Sometimes, she just sounded a little too enthusiastic about expressing just how much pressure she was under and how much responsibility she was forced to endure, almost as if she were bragging about being so miserable.

It's a pity, because you saw such a more relaxed Janeway without her layers of admiralty captaincy, when she thought she was indefinitely quarantined with Chakotay. I liked her, then.

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To be fair, she was also riddled with "it's all my fault" complex. And the copious amounts of caffeine were probably no good for her stress levels either. Also, come on, she had to babysit Neelix and Tom Parris, that would make anyone feel old. Goddamn children.

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There should be a third culture for fighters with Gina Carano.

That woman amazes me, not just her boobs, with her personality and skill. She is every little giggly girl you'd ever met. But in the fighting ring she fights determinedly...

And her feelings for Cyborg Santos after that match surprises me...

Interview

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Ideally all women should model themselves on fantasy RPG ladies. Strong, independent figures clad in skimpy, skimpy armour.

Actually, no, that's idiotic. "Armorkinis" piss me off because they're so blatant and useless; If you want plate-metal pasties, go download some porn and get your dick out of my video games. I forgive it a bit more for spellcasters, because robes actually are not ideal unless you are standing still, but even then something like a leather bodysuit would be much more realistic for maximum protection from both damage and weather while still not hindering flexibility, mobility, visibility, or concentration.

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There should be a third culture for fighters with Gina Carano.

That woman amazes me, not just her boobs, with her personality and skill. She is every little giggly girl you'd ever met. But in the fighting ring she fights determinedly...

And her feelings for Cyborg Santos after that match surprises me...

Interview

I am partial the the arm collector Ronda Rousey , her interview on the Joe Rogan podcast was awesome, and the looks she got from the guys on TUF mad me laugh. http://www.rondamma.com/ she is hot and a killer

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Actually, no, that's idiotic. "Armorkinis" piss me off because they're so blatant and useless; If you want plate-metal pasties, go download some porn and get your dick out of my video games. I forgive it a bit more for spellcasters, because robes actually are not ideal unless you are standing still, but even then something like a leather bodysuit would be much more realistic for maximum protection from both damage and weather while still not hindering flexibility, mobility, visibility, or concentration.

Dear god, overly analytical and humourless. And you do realise that giant fighting robots will never walk the earth and fire salvos of deadly weapons at each other, oh minecraft is not a life substitute, there aren't any Zombies in the world, the CIA is not infecting your thoughts and nobody alien probed you on a dark moonless night? Right? You do know that?

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Don't give me that tired old argument of "games aren't realistic so armor shouldn't be realistic either". No shit. I'm not saying armor should be realistic: I'm saying it should be sensical, not fucking farcical. If you have some leather-strapped succubus demon flinging fireballs around, that's one thing, and I approve, but if you have a female paladin with a seven foot sword, a two inch waist, and one square foot of plate metal to spread across her body, it is so jarring and stupid that I don't even enjoy playing or interacting with the character.

It is difficult to play games that feel more like fraternity partygames. And "women on the Internet" will continue to be a widespread joke at least as long as major game developers continue to act like little boys who just discovered tits.

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Again, no shit. The problem here is capitalism and greed: For the most part, people are unthinking sheep, and if major market forces and media outlets chose to send a message that it's not optimal to be hormonal drooling twats, then over time, people would change. Hell, even our language is affected by widespread media, causing the elision and erosion of accents nationwide.

But it won't happen, for the reason you say. News programs eschew timely and responsible notification for dramatic revelations and ratings. Video games are (for the most part) marketed toward either the hormonal 18-24 male or a stereotypical cutsey-wootsey all-in-pink giggly image of a female.

Any game that manages to do something wholly-legitimate and marketed toward what people -could- be, instead of what they are, is to be treasured.

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My god, this may be a first, 2 people agreeing on the internet.

There a very good BBC documentary, part 1 is here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prTarrgvkjo its dry and not like those history channel shows that spend 5 mins after a break recapping and 5 mins before a break saying whats coming up leaving fuck all for actual content.

Its about how the psychotherapist, marketing and advertising people have fucked up the world.

I felt that Elite was a game in the can do spirit and Eve On-line isn't far off.

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Network TV is depressing, all the geek channels have devolved into Fratguy-TV.

Even cartoon network spends more time on live action movies than cartoons last I checked...

Anyway, yeah, I have high hopes for my daughter. I got her a nerf gun, she loves it more than her dollies.

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Network TV is depressing, all the geek channels have devolved into Fratguy-TV.

Even cartoon network spends more time on live action movies than cartoons last I checked...

Anyway, yeah, I have high hopes for my daughter. I got her a nerf gun, she loves it more than her dollies.

Aw man, last time i watched cartoon network, they were refusing to show "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" because it had too much live action stuff in it. Those were the days. (I miss Original Tom SO hard right now)

Also, I'm organizing a Nerf League in my area.

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