RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 138,385
Posts: 5,357,828
Members: 24,626
Currently online: 587
Newest member: suryaprabu02

TrekToday headlines

The Gene Roddenberry Project Kickstarter
By: T'Bonz on Jul 30

Moore: No Deep Space Nine Regrets
By: T'Bonz on Jul 30

Pegg Star Wars Rumor
By: T'Bonz on Jul 30

Borg Cube Fridge
By: T'Bonz on Jul 29

Free Enterprise Kickstarter
By: T'Bonz on Jul 29

Siddig To Join Game Of Thrones
By: T'Bonz on Jul 29

Sci-Fried To Release New Album
By: T'Bonz on Jul 28

Star Trek/Planet of the Apes Crossover
By: T'Bonz on Jul 28

Star Trek into Darkness Soundtrack
By: T'Bonz on Jul 28

Horse 1, Shatner 0
By: T'Bonz on Jul 28


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > Science Fiction & Fantasy

Science Fiction & Fantasy Farscape, Babylon 5, Star Wars, Firefly, vampires, genre books and film.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old September 4 2011, 06:05 PM   #2971
JoeZhang
Vice Admiral
 
JoeZhang's Avatar
 
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

Shazam! wrote: View Post
JoeZhang wrote: View Post
I should have been a bit clearer - I was wondering why people are using the word junk rather than genitals.
Jesus Christ, does it matter?

Yes, it matters greatly - it's a vitally important matter, one of national importance - you seem angry, do genitals scare you?


Anyway, let's get back to the matter at hand - Superman - cut or not?
JoeZhang is online now   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 06:18 PM   #2972
CorporalCaptain
Vice Admiral
 
CorporalCaptain's Avatar
 
Location: Kentucky
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

Kai "the spy", while I can't speak for the other flags, and I'm not going to take the time to research your post, I can tell you definitely that the colors you have labeled as "Bright" for the flag of the United States are not the colors that are officially required for the flag when it is used by the U.S. federal government.

Scientific color matching requires properly calibrated equipment and careful control of many factors. The colors given at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of..._States#Colors derive from specifications approved by the General Services Administration, and you can see its reference chain there. I checked part of that chain and it appears to be valid. Besides the codes derived directly from the GSA-approved specification, the Pantone Approximations are particularly noteworthy, because the codes provided for them are from government sources and they are explicitly designed for display on the Internet.

In any case, when used by the U.S. federal government, the colors of the flag of the United States are supposed to be considerably more muted than the colors you label in your post as "Bright". I believe this undermines a large part of your argument.
__________________
John
CorporalCaptain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 06:43 PM   #2973
Alidar Jarok
Everything in moderation but moderation
 
Alidar Jarok's Avatar
 
Location: Norfolk, VA
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

Shazam! wrote: View Post
JoeZhang wrote: View Post
I should have been a bit clearer - I was wondering why people are using the word junk rather than genitals.
Jesus Christ, does it matter?
Clearly Superman's penis is of paramount importance.
__________________
When on Romulus, Do as the Romulans
Alidar Jarok is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 07:18 PM   #2974
Gojira
Commodore
 
Gojira's Avatar
 
Location: Stompin' on Tokyo
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

Here is a new pic..I really love this suit and that cape is very cool.

__________________
My Science Fiction-Fantasy movie review Blog: http://foleyfunfilmfacts.wordpress.com/
Gojira is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 07:33 PM   #2975
JacksonArcher
Vice Admiral
 
JacksonArcher's Avatar
 
Send a message via AIM to JacksonArcher
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

That's a fantastic shot!
__________________
"Please... We need you to hope again... " - Professor Charles Xavier, X-Men: Days of Future Past
JacksonArcher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 07:38 PM   #2976
Chemahkuu
Vice Admiral
 
Chemahkuu's Avatar
 
Location: United Kingdom
Send a message via Yahoo to Chemahkuu
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

The new suit is pretty cool.
__________________
"But there's no sense crying over every mistake. You just keep on trying till you run out of cake."
Chemahkuu is online now   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 07:47 PM   #2977
Samurai8472
Vice Admiral
 
Samurai8472's Avatar
 
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

I thought that was a fan manip?
__________________
"Inception" is a layer cake.
Samurai8472 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 07:59 PM   #2978
Saul
Rear Admiral
 
Saul's Avatar
 
Location: 東京
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

JoeZhang wrote: View Post
Shazam! wrote: View Post
JoeZhang wrote: View Post
I should have been a bit clearer - I was wondering why people are using the word junk rather than genitals.
Jesus Christ, does it matter?

Yes, it matters greatly - it's a vitally important matter, one of national importance - you seem angry, do genitals scare you?


Anyway, let's get back to the matter at hand - Superman - cut or not?
I guess he could be jewish.
__________________
"It's not that you can see the strings, it's that 40 years later you're still looking at them." - Steven Moffat
"This movie was big. Imagine how big it could have been with me in it?" William Shatner
Saul is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 08:01 PM   #2979
Gojira
Commodore
 
Gojira's Avatar
 
Location: Stompin' on Tokyo
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

Samurai8472 wrote: View Post
I thought that was a fan manip?
It was on Nuke the Fridge.com so I am not sure.
__________________
My Science Fiction-Fantasy movie review Blog: http://foleyfunfilmfacts.wordpress.com/
Gojira is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 08:02 PM   #2980
Myasishchev
Rear Admiral
 
Myasishchev's Avatar
 
Location: America after the rain
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

I like to think that Jonathan Kent's Jewish, but Martha's not, and forbid it, and on reflection Jonathan agreed it was unnecessary.













...I am a horrible monster and I pray for death.
__________________

Myasishchev is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 08:03 PM   #2981
Captaindemotion
Vice Admiral
 
Captaindemotion's Avatar
 
Location: Ireland
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

Space Therapist wrote: View Post
Here is a new pic..I really love this suit and that cape is very cool.


Nice. And a super-villain in the background, I see.
__________________
Hodor!!!!!!!
Captaindemotion is online now   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 08:03 PM   #2982
CorporalCaptain
Vice Admiral
 
CorporalCaptain's Avatar
 
Location: Kentucky
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

I don't think the new suit looks either less or more ridiculous than Christopher Reeve's suit. Both are really equally ridiculous-looking. Also, there's nothing intrinsically objectionable about the new suit. It's equally as arbitrary to any of the older suits going back to the original.

As has been essentially pointed out upthread, if purism were the highest ideal, we must never have allowed Superman's appearance to depart from that in Action Comics #1.

I'm much happier with the new suit than the one in Superman Returns. It can only be Superman's, and the character in that picture can only be Superman.

Is that picture a manip or not? Can people please say when they are posting manips and/or where their images come from? Thanks. (ETA: I see you did that, Space Therapist. Thanks.)
__________________
John
CorporalCaptain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 08:04 PM   #2983
davejames
Vice Admiral
 
Location: Sac, Ca
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

Space Therapist wrote: View Post
Samurai8472 wrote: View Post
I thought that was a fan manip?
It was on Nuke the Fridge.com so I am not sure.
Yes it's a manip, from one of the spy pics. It's a very good one though.
davejames is online now   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 08:06 PM   #2984
Samurai8472
Vice Admiral
 
Samurai8472's Avatar
 
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

Captaindemotion wrote: View Post

Nice. And a super-villain in the background, I see.

__________________
"Inception" is a layer cake.
Samurai8472 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 4 2011, 08:45 PM   #2985
Trekker4747
Fleet Admiral
 
Trekker4747's Avatar
 
Location: Kansas City
Re: Superman (casting, rumors, pix till release)

"Junk" is a common, and acceptable, slang term for a man's genitals, his package, his batch, his meat and two veg, his ball and tackle, his ladymaker, his cloaks and dagger and whatever other term you want to use.
Trekker4747 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
christopher nolan, man of steel, superman, zack snyder

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:27 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.