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Old October 15 2010, 12:39 AM   #6301
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Re: My God, it's full of THREAD BOMBS!

You guys are gonna milk that cow till it's bone dry, aren't you?
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Old October 15 2010, 02:20 AM   #6302
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Powdered milk has to come from somewhere.
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Old October 15 2010, 02:21 AM   #6303
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It's a thread that lasts. BFD.
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Old October 15 2010, 02:26 AM   #6304
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For what it's worth I barely remember Robau in the film. It was all about Pike for me.
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Old October 15 2010, 02:43 AM   #6305
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^yes. i never got the "badassness"
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Old October 15 2010, 06:49 AM   #6306
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Re: My God, it's full of THREAD BOMBS!

I get the "badass-ness," I just don't think the whole gag is funny anymore.

It's literally been done to death. Time to stick a Romulan scepter in it and be done with it.

While we're at it, let's quote some song lyrics for a caption contest and ask if anyone knows where they'll be when their diarrhea comes back, and all in the form of a de-motivational poster about LOLcats...

Or, how about this ol' reliable favorite?

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Old October 15 2010, 07:10 AM   #6307
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Re: My God, it's full of THREAD BOMBS!

doubleohfive wrote: View Post
I get the "badass-ness," I just don't think the whole gag is funny anymore.

It's literally been done to death. Time to stick a Romulan scepter in it and be done with it.

While we're at it, let's quote some song lyrics for a caption contest and ask if anyone knows where they'll be when their diarrhea comes back, and all in the form of a de-motivational poster about LOLcats...

Or, how about this ol' reliable favorite?

"Check please!"
"Oh, that went well!"
"Open mouth, insert foot!"
"If you're here, then that means... oh boy!"



Seriously, though, you know thread bombs don't have to be contemporary or particularly trendy, right?
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Old October 15 2010, 07:21 AM   #6308
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Re: My God, it's full of THREAD BOMBS!

J. Allen wrote: View Post
doubleohfive wrote: View Post
I get the "badass-ness," I just don't think the whole gag is funny anymore.

It's literally been done to death. Time to stick a Romulan scepter in it and be done with it.

While we're at it, let's quote some song lyrics for a caption contest and ask if anyone knows where they'll be when their diarrhea comes back, and all in the form of a de-motivational poster about LOLcats...

Or, how about this ol' reliable favorite?

"Check please!"
"Oh, that went well!"
"Open mouth, insert foot!"
"If you're here, then that means... oh boy!"



Seriously, though, you know thread bombs don't have to be contemporary or particularly trendy, right?
Um, yes. John, I know you mean well but for once try not to be the people's champ. The altruism is getting to be a bit much, even for you.

I don't take issue with the age of the thread bomb. The problem I have is that the joke of the thread bomb has been told every day, by multiple posters every chance they got across most of the forums since the damn movie came out. In short, it's been played out. It's not funny anymore. It's The Simpsons, season 32.

I take issue with the fact that the "humor" contained in it is predicated on two things: A bastardization of the "Rules" schtick made popular via Chuck Norris, Vin Diesel, and Jack Bauer a few years ago (and which was losing steam by the time the picture came out) and the prologue scene with Taran Fahir as Captain Robau in the film. The former is no longer "funny" anymore because the OCD Trek nerd contingent here have rammed it (and the joke) in to the ground endlessly since the movie premiered.

I get it. Robau's a badass. But holy fuck, you guys are all Wolverine'ing him and it's fucking old.

LET.

IT.

DIE.

I don't want to rain on the parade. I'm just offering my opinion on the subject because it's not a funny joke anymore and it doesn't make for a funny thread bomb.
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Old October 15 2010, 07:24 AM   #6309
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Re: My God, it's full of THREAD BOMBS!

doubleohfive wrote: View Post
J. Allen wrote: View Post
doubleohfive wrote: View Post
I get the "badass-ness," I just don't think the whole gag is funny anymore.

It's literally been done to death. Time to stick a Romulan scepter in it and be done with it.

While we're at it, let's quote some song lyrics for a caption contest and ask if anyone knows where they'll be when their diarrhea comes back, and all in the form of a de-motivational poster about LOLcats...

Or, how about this ol' reliable favorite?

"Check please!"
"Oh, that went well!"
"Open mouth, insert foot!"
"If you're here, then that means... oh boy!"



Seriously, though, you know thread bombs don't have to be contemporary or particularly trendy, right?
Um, yes.

I don't take issue with the age of the thread bomb.

I take issue with the fact that the "humor" contained in it is predicated on two things: A bastardization of the "Rules" schtick made popular via Chuck Norris, Vin Diesel, and Jack Bauer a few years ago (and which was losing steam by the time the picture came out) and the prologue scene with Taran Fahir as Captain Robau in the film. Neither of which are "funny" anymore because the OCD Trek nerd contingent here have rammed it in to the ground endlessly since the movie premiered.

I get it. Robau's a badass. You guys are all Wolverine'ing him though and it's fucking old.

In short - LET. IT. DIE.



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Old October 15 2010, 07:28 AM   #6310
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Um, yes.

I don't take issue with the age of the thread bomb.

I take issue with the fact that the "humor" contained in it is predicated on two things: A bastardization of the "Rules" schtick made popular via Chuck Norris, Vin Diesel, and Jack Bauer a few years ago (and which was losing steam by the time the picture came out) and the prologue scene with Taran Fahir as Captain Robau in the film. Neither of which are "funny" anymore because the OCD Trek nerd contingent here have rammed it in to the ground endlessly since the movie premiered.
That's what nerds do. This is a Star Trek board, quite possibly the epicenter of Nerd Fandom.

I get it. Robau's a badass. You guys are all Wolverine'ing him though and it's fucking old.
By the time such jokes hit the internet, or at least pop culture on the internet, they have become ancient to most people, who will continue to hear them time and time and time again. People have fun with it, and it doesn't harm anyone.

In short - LET. IT. DIE.
I've never trusted Thread bombs, and I never will. I can never forgive them, for the death of my boy.
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Old October 15 2010, 07:39 AM   #6311
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KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN!!!
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Old October 15 2010, 10:31 AM   #6312
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Robau's not even badass. he's just as much a punk as Esteban and Terrell. in fact, he's worse cuz he doesn't even last as long as them.

Agent Coulson's the new BMF on the nerd block.
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Old October 15 2010, 03:05 PM   #6313
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In short - LET. IT. DIE.
I've never trusted Thread bombs, and I never will. I can never forgive them, for the death of my boy.
Beat me to it.
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Old October 15 2010, 04:06 PM   #6314
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In short - LET. IT. DIE.
I've never trusted Thread bombs, and I never will. I can never forgive them, for the death of my boy.
This is pure gold!



This whole thing reminds me of the St. John Talbot episode many years ago.

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Old October 15 2010, 04:47 PM   #6315
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How appropriate.
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