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Old January 13 2009, 10:52 PM   #1
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G.I. Joe Poster



looks to be from european toy exhibitions, there's one of Prime promoting TF2 on tf2005 as well...
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Old January 13 2009, 11:04 PM   #2
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Cool! What's a TVR?

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Old January 13 2009, 11:38 PM   #3
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Wait, now it's not just a world organization but a higher-than-top secret organization to boot? It's pretty much just going to be G. I. Joe in name only.
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Old January 13 2009, 11:45 PM   #4
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The moment GI Joe ceased to be "An American Hero" I decided I will not be seeing this movie.
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Old January 14 2009, 12:28 AM   #5
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Cool! What's a TVR?

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Old January 14 2009, 01:02 AM   #6
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If this movie doesn't end with a "and knowing's half the battle" PSA, then I'm boycotting, dammit!
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Old January 14 2009, 01:48 AM   #7
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I wanna' say fuck this movie so badly, because almost everything about it reeks.

Almost everything.

All I've seen of Snake Eyes is so right. I wanna' see Snake Eyes.
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Old January 14 2009, 02:50 AM   #8
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T'Baio wrote: View Post
I wanna' say fuck this movie so badly, because almost everything about it reeks.

Almost everything.

All I've seen of Snake Eyes is so right. I wanna' see Snake Eyes.
I can show you a trouser snake's eye.
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Old January 14 2009, 03:47 AM   #9
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Most words ever.

And "The Rise of Cobra"? **gag** Of course, I'm biased, I hate "Rise of..." 's

I assume TVR is some marketing term?

Snake Eyes looks good, the whole poster should be him with a simple GI JOE August 14 at the bottom. Maybe they will for the non toy fair version.
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Old January 14 2009, 04:16 AM   #10
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T'Baio wrote: View Post
I wanna' say fuck this movie so badly, because almost everything about it reeks.

Almost everything.

All I've seen of Snake Eyes is so right. I wanna' see Snake Eyes.
heck, the got the tattoo right (if it is a tattoo anyway) which is something the toon didn't even do at all.

Of course, Snakes was pretty much a non-entity in the toon anyways.
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Old January 14 2009, 07:43 AM   #11
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AJBryant wrote: View Post
The moment GI Joe ceased to be "An American Hero" I decided I will not be seeing this movie.
It's GI Joe against Cobra and Destro
Fighting to save the day.
He never gives up.
He's always there,
Fighting for freedom over land and air

GI Joe -- A real South American, African, Asian, European and Australian hero
GI Joe is there
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Old January 14 2009, 08:04 AM   #12
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Hmm. I-Ching hexagram on the blade. Either 63 or 64, depending on whether it's meant to be read with the point of the blade up or down - "Already Fording" or "Not-Yet Fording", denoting 'Completion' or 'Incompletion', respectively. Comprised, in both forms, of both Flame and Water, with only the order inversed. I wonder what message that communicates about the nature of the villain...

...or, more likely, they probably just drew something that looked cool.

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Old January 14 2009, 08:11 AM   #13
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I think it was the second season here in Canada, the song was changed to "International Hero".
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Old January 14 2009, 08:34 AM   #14
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Trent Roman wrote: View Post
Hmm. I-Ching hexagram on the blade. Either 63 or 64, depending on whether it's meant to be read with the point of the blade up or down - "Already Fording" or "Not-Yet Fording", denoting 'Completion' or 'Incompletion', respectively. Comprised, in both forms, of both Flame and Water, with only the order inversed. I wonder what message that communicates about the nature of the villain...

...or, more likely, they probably just drew something that looked cool.

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IIRC, it's supposed to represent the attainment of order and harmony.
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Old January 14 2009, 11:06 AM   #15
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I think it was the second season here in Canada, the song was changed to "International Hero".
Yeah, that was the start of the end for the name. "G.I. Joe" is a 100% American term referring 100% to American troops. A British trooper is not a G.I. Joe. An Austrian trooper is not a G.I. Joe. A Pakistani trooper is not a G.I. Joe. Hell, even a Canadian trooper isn't a G.I. Joe.

Trying to make it global rather than keeping it American is going to have the exact opposite effect of what they want. Do you think all those people around the world who hate Americans are suddenly going to like having their countrymen called a G.I. Joes? A direct and long-standing synonym for an American? Especially those who hate Americans because they try to push their values and policies on everyone around the world?

It's ten times worse than having the Last Samurai being Tom Cruise for crying out loud.
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