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2016.07.16 03:57 Vinyzinhow The Handmaid's Tale
This subreddit is a place to discuss The Handmaid's Tale TV series, based on Margaret Atwood's novel of the same name. Blessed be the fruit.
2017.06.07 03:13 PortJacksonBridge Real news.. or an article from The Republic of Gilead?
A place for news articles that could just have easily come from The Republic of Gilead
2017.04.26 20:22 MyCatWeighs11lb This subreddit has been moved to /r/TheHandmaidsTale!
This subreddit has been moved to /TheHandmaidsTale! This sub was originally created to offer moderated discussion on the show and book, but now that the larger sub has an active moderating team, there is no use for this community anymore! However, the same rules apply in the other community! Please use the other sub to discuss the show from now on! Thank you for understanding and blessed be the fruit!
2023.03.30 19:43 xiaolii [H] Lots of Games [W] Trade for Games or Paypal (EU)
Last Updated List: 30/03/2023
I have quite a few games up for trade or willing to sell.
Primarily looking for games from my wishlist
. Not a reseller, so please do not offer any games which I already have, not interested. Other than that feel free to offer your list of Steam games and something I may not have and fulfills my criteria I could/would be willing to trade for it/them.
If you're either trading or buying please state the game(s) you are interested in and your offer (game(s)/list/money). Few things to note:
- To make a trade you must respond to this thread first, I will not respond or accept anyone outside of this thread.
- Some titles I have more than one copy of, is also listed as such, same for any DLC and non-steam games.
- Not interested in any keys from an unofficial retailesource (aka grey market), curatoreviewer keys (aka beta/reviewebeta-testing), and not interested in anything other than Steam games.
- Also not interested in; abandonware, keys for games that are already free on Steam itself, Steam profile-limited keys, and only slight interest in VR-titles and/or de-listed games.
- When buying, I only accept payments in Euro's. Fees are on buyer.
I kindly ask of you is to be reasonable when making offers to make it a fair trade for both of us.
Let's have a good exchange/trade! NEWLY ADDED:
List of games:
- Forgive Me Father
- The Citadel
- Wrath: Aeon of Ruin
Steam gifts list:
- 16bit Trader
- 4089: Ghost Within
- 911 Operator
- Airport CEO
- Alien Breed 2: Assault
- Amnesia: Rebirth
- Anomaly II
- Anomaly: Warzone Earth
- Arcade Spirits
- As Far As The Eye
- Asterix & Obelix XXL 2
- Autonauts vs PirateBots
- AVICII Invector
- Batora: Lost Haven (wishlist or Paypal only)
- Beholder 2
- Bighead Runner
- Bionic Commando
- Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
- Call of Juarez: Gunslinger
- Call of the Sea
- Cats in Time
- Chicago 1930 : The Prohibition
- Children of Morta
- Close to the Sun
- Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues
- Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines
- Company of Heroes 2
- Company of Heroes 2 - Ardennes Assault
- Company of Heroes 2 - The Western Front Armies: Oberkommando West
- Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor
- Cook Serve Delicious
- Cook, Serve, Delicious! 3?!
- Crash Drive 2
- Crazy Machines 3
- Curse: The Eye of Isis
- Danger Scavenger
- Dear Esther: Landmark Edition
- Death Squared
- DOOM 3
- Drawful 2
- Driftland: The Magic Revival
- Dungeons 2
- Dungeons 3
- Eternal Edge +
- Eternal Threads (wishlist or Paypal only)
- Euro Truck Simulator 2
- Evoland Legendary Edition
- Fallout 1: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game
- Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition (wishlist or Paypal only)
- Farming Simulator 17
- Fight'N Rage
- First Class Trouble
- Flynn: Son of Crimson
- Fobia - St. Dinfna Hotel
- Frederic: Evil Strikes Back
- Fury Unleashed
- Garfield Kart
- Garfield Kart
- Garfield Kart - Furious Racing
- Garfield Kart - Furious Racing
- Going Under
- Going Under
- Gotham Knights (wishlist or Paypal only)
- Gray Dawn
- GRIP: Combat Racing
- GRIP: Combat Racing
- Guilty Gear X2 #Reload
- Guts and Glory
- Haegemonia: Legions of Iron
- Hamilton's Great Adventure
- Hidden Shapes Old West - Jigsaw Puzzle Game
- Holy Potatoes! A Spy Story?!
- Home Sweet Home
- Homeworld Remastered Collection
- Horizon Chase Turbo
- Iron Fisticle
- ITORAH (wishlist or Paypal only)
- Jack Move (wishlist or Paypal only)
- Jurassic World Evolution 2 (wishlist or Paypal only)
- Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth
- Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth
- King Arthur Collection (Sub ID 25825)
- King of Dragon Pass
- Kingdom Wars 2: Definitive Edition
- Kingdom Wars 4
- Leisure Suit Larry 7 - Love for Sail
- Lucius III
- Mafia III: Definitive Edition (Region Lock: Sub ID) (wishlist or Paypal only)
- Main Assembly
- MARSUPILAMI - HOOBADVENTURE
- Medieval Kingdom Wars
- Men of War
- MirrorMoon EP
- Monorail Stories (wishlist or Paypal only)
- Moon Hunters
- Morbid: The Seven Acolytes
- Mystery of Unicorn Castle: The Beastmaster
- Necronator: Dead Wrong
- One Finger Death Punch 2
- One Finger Death Punch 2
- Orbital Racer
- Out of Space
- Out of Space
- Papo & Yo
- Party Hard 2
- Pathfinder: Kingmaker - Enhanced Plus Edition (Region Lock: EU-only: Sub ID)
- PAYDAY 2
- PAYDAY 2
- PC Building Simulator
- Pizza Connection 3
- Planes, Bullets and Vodka
- Police Stories
- POSTAL 2
- POSTAL 2: Paradise Lost (DLC)
- QUAKE II
- Radio Commander
- Railway Empire
- Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered
- Red Faction: Armageddon
- Red Solstice 2: Survivors
- Remnants of Naezith
- Resident Evil 4 (2005)
- Ring Runner Flight of the Sages
- River City Ransom: Underground
- Rock ‘N’ Roll Defense
- Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos
- S.W.I.N.E. HD Remaster
- Serious Sam Classics: Revolution
- Serious Sam Double D XXL
- Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
- Shadows: Awakening
- Shadows: Awakening
- Shape of the World
- Shift Happens
- Shut Up And Dig
- Sid Meier's Ace Patrol
- Sifu Deluxe Edition Upgrade Bundle EGS Key
- Sigma Theory: Global Cold War
- Sinking Island
- Small World
- Small World - Cursed! (DLC)
- SONG OF HORROR COMPLETE EDITION
- Sonic Adventure 2 Battle (DLC)
- Soul Axiom Rebooted
- Soul Grabber
- Space Crew: Legendary Edition
- Sparkle 2 Evo
- Spirit of the Island (wishlist or Paypal only)
- STAR WARS Jedi Knight - Jedi Academy
- STAR WARS Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast
- Starpoint Gemini Warlords
- Steel Rats
- Stick Fight: The Game
- Strange Brigade
- Streets of Fury EX
- Streets of Fury EX
- Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones
- SuchArt: Genius Artist Simulator (wishlist or Paypal only)
- Super Magbot
- Super Meat Boy
- Swag and Sorcery
- Switchball HD
- Syberia II
- The Amazing American Circus
- The Beast Inside
- The Citadel
- The Dark Eye: Memoria
- The Dream Machine: Chapter 1 & 2
- The eXceed Collection: Aural Brutality Edition
- The Falconeer
- The Inner World
- Ticket to Ride
- The Invisible Hours
- The Quarry – Horror History Visual Filter Pack (DLC)
- The Sexy Brutale
- The Smurfs - Mission Vileaf
- The Town of Light
- This War of Mine
- Those Who Remain
- Those Who Remain
- Time Lock VR
- Titan Quest Anniversary Edition
- Toejam & Earl: Back in the Groove
- Totally Reliable Delivery Service
- Tower 57
- Tower of Time
- Train Simulator Classic + 2 DLCs
- Tropico 3 Gold Edition
- Tropico 4 Collector's Bundle
- Violett Remastered
- Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf
- Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide
- Where The Water Tastes Like Wine
- Within the blade
- Worms Rumble
- Yoku's Island Express
- XCOM 2
- X-Morph: Defense Complete Pack
- Youtubers Life
- Zombie Driver HD
- Crash Drive 2
- FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage
- Frozen Synapse Prime
- Gods Will Be Watching
- ibb & obb
- Killing Floor (includes Defence Alliance 2)
- Marine Sharpshooter II: Jungle Warfare
- Onikira - Demon Killer
- Spacebase DF-9
- Takedown: Red Sabre
- The Witcher: Enhanced Edition
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2023.03.30 19:40 pelamsli Suzume no Tojimari: A Captivating Tale of Love and Adventure
Suzume no Tojimari is a Japanese movie that was released in 2021, directed by Kei Ishikawa and starring Mayu Matsuoka and Nijiro Murakami. The movie is based on the novel "Suzume no Tojimari" by Riku Onda, and follows the story of a young woman named Suzume who is trying to unravel the mystery of her family's past.
The movie begins with Suzume returning to her hometown after living in Tokyo for several years. She arrives at her family's old house, which has been abandoned for a long time, and starts to uncover the secrets that have been hidden away for years. Suzume discovers a hidden door that leads to a small room, where she finds an old diary belonging to her great-grandmother. As she reads through the diary, Suzume learns about the turbulent history of her family, including a forbidden love affair between her great-grandmother and a man named Shoichi.
As Suzume delves deeper into her family's past, she begins to unravel a complex web of secrets, lies, and betrayals. She learns that her great-grandmother was forced to marry a man she didn't love, and that her own grandmother was ostracized by the community because of her mother's actions. Suzume also discovers that Shoichi was a member of a group of rebels who were fighting against the government during World War II, and that he and her great-grandmother were caught up in a dangerous game of espionage and betrayal.
Despite the many obstacles she faces, Suzume is determined to uncover the truth about her family's past and to find a way to reconcile the broken relationships between her family members. Along the way, she meets a young man named Tetsu, who helps her in her quest for answers. Together, they embark on a journey that takes them from the quiet streets of their small town to the bustling metropolis of Tokyo, and finally to the remote island where her great-grandmother and Shoichi had their fateful meeting.
Suzume no Tojimari is a captivating tale of love and adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end. The movie is beautifully shot, with stunning cinematography that captures the beauty of the Japanese countryside and the vibrant energy of Tokyo. The performances by the lead actors are also outstanding, with Mayu Matsuoka giving a nuanced and heartfelt portrayal of Suzume, and Nijiro Murakami bringing a sense of quiet intensity to the role of Tetsu.
One of the most striking aspects of the movie is its exploration of the complex and often painful history of Japan during and after World War II. Through the story of Suzume's family, we see the lingering effects of the war on both the individual and the community, as well as the ways in which past traumas can continue to haunt us in the present. The movie also touches on themes of forgiveness, reconciliation, and the power of love to heal even the deepest wounds.
In conclusion, Suzume no Tojimari is a must-see movie for anyone who loves a good mystery, a great love story, or a powerful exploration of history and human relationships. With its stunning visuals, compelling performances, and thought-provoking themes, this movie is sure to stay with you long after the credits roll.
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2023.03.30 19:38 MiaMoo2 Just in case anyone on this subreddit isn't sure what Skinwalkers are or what they are about :)
Skinwalkers are a topic of folklore and legend among Native American tribes, particularly those in the southwestern United States. These creatures are said to be shapeshifters who can transform into animals, usually wolves or coyotes, and take on their form to move through the wilderness undetected. However, skinwalkers are not mere shape-shifters, as they are also believed to have the power to control the minds of others, causing them to see illusions or become ill.
Despite being a part of Native American folklore for centuries, skinwalkers have also gained attention in recent years due to their appearance in popular cultures, such as in books, movies, and TV shows. This has led to an increased interest in their existence and whether there is any truth to the legends.
The existence of skinwalkers is debated among scholars, researchers, and the general public. Some believe that these creatures are real, while others view them as purely mythological. There are some accounts of individuals claiming to have encountered skinwalkers or experienced their powers firsthand. However, these accounts are often dismissed as hoaxes or mistaken identities.
One possible explanation for the origin of the skinwalker legend is the practice of shamanism, a common spiritual practice among Native American tribes. Shamanism involves the use of natural substances, such as herbs or mushrooms, to enter altered states of consciousness and communicate with spirits. It is possible that the idea of shapeshifting and mind control originated from these practices and were later incorporated into Native American mythology.
Another theory is that the skinwalker legend may have originated as a way to explain unusual or frightening events in the wilderness. For example, sightings of strange animals or the sudden illness or death of livestock may have been attributed to the work of a skinwalker rather than natural causes.
Despite the lack of concrete evidence for the existence of skinwalkers, their legend continues to fascinate and frighten people. Whether they are real or not, they serve as a reminder of the power of myth and legend to shape our understanding of the world around us. Whether the tales of skinwalkers are true or not, they have certainly left an indelible mark on the American cultural imagination.
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2023.03.30 19:36 mrafekaj Is Michael still alive in SB? (the unfortunate new evidence)...
Hello everyone! I'm Shycrow on YT, and, Zantorm and I are working on a very
bold theory that we're gonna need a lot
of feedback on to help develop.
So, here is the working
version of my personal take on the theory
(please note: this is the script to a video I am working on, so forgive me if there are any in-text notes in the script itself)
Throughout the short lifespan of my channel I… haven't touched any SB theories with a ten foot pole,
for… pretty obvious reasons… Since this game has proven to be pretty mind numbing for even the smartest of people, but, while I was working a very ambitious, sortof response /my own take on Matpat’s fnaf timeline theory, I randomly got a DM from the youtuber Zantorm, presenting some bold claims about a SB discovery he made, and after he presented the evidence. After a collective “holy SHIT!” I decided to make this video before my Game theory one.
Now, keep in mind… I HATE this theory, and I’ll add it into the “I’ll celebrate with a 24 hour livestream if it’s wrong” list, but there is JUST enough evidence for me to drop everything and present it her:
But… I just need to drop it here..
Michael might still be alive in SB.
I know I know most of you clicked off right there, but trust me, I would’ve done the same thing if I were you. But just… hear me out for a bit…
For me, it really starts going with an odd piece of Fnaf AR’s source code, where we see an “alert” sent to someone suspiciously named none other than “mafton” at the email address
And while Entom was playing around in SB in debug mode,, he found these post it notes in many of the security offices in the pizzaplex with message of “meeting with Smith 5pm”
written on them, obviously reminders for the security guards
And in the huge pipe that leads to Mazercise, we get to see a grocery list on the wall: “Butters, butters, butters” an obvious easter egg about SL.
And last but not least, we see a hidden room deep in the pizzaplex in SB. More specifically the same room michael unwinds in after work in SL.
We see the exact same couch, the same 70’s era TV set, the same wall decorations, And what do we see on top of the TV? Michael's basket of Exotic Butters, the one he earned after his saga in the Sister location.
Now now, with all that presented, I’m gonna go all Matpat here for a moment and write a lore accurate fanfiction
that would even make him blush: I think Michael is back to try and finish off William, much like in previous games. Just like how the vengeful spirit seems to be back. He probably got a job at the company for the sole reason that he was the person who he was during the original Fazbear entertainment run. But he managed to get higher, and higher into the company, even being able to move much of his old stuff into his own private room in the Pizzaplex. but when he found out the real purpose of the company, he decided to try and work behind the scenes to put a stop to it, like… possible freeing Gregory from glitchtraps influence?? Among other things that fnaf intentionally set him up to do to pad out five more games- \
ahem* I mean provide rich storytelling opportunities for the future of the franchise?* And who knows? Maybe the plan is to have a sortof redo of fnaf 6 to end this next phase of the franchise? Where the previous characters like the puppet, Michael, William and henry return in SOME form rise of skywalker style to be burned again once in for all… until phase three of course
So, if this whole theory is true, Michael is high enough in the company to have his own room in the pizzaplex, one based off his home above the SL. He can’t just be a low level employee, because in the bobbiedots we see just how crazy difficult it is for the protagonist abe to even squat out by the garbage without getting caught in that story. And, the pizzaplex books have been kinda hitting us over the head with evidence that they are in the same universe as SB now.
But, alright alright, you might be asking, where does the “Michael possesses Glamrock freddy” theory end up then? Well, fortunately or unfortunately, I think the pizzaplex books kinda put that one to rest Because The pizzaplex books HAMMER in the fact that Fazbear entertainment can make sentient animatronics. We see that with not only the bobbiedots, but also in the storyteller we get a straightforward confirmation that the Glamrocks… are advanced AI. All their personality’s, insecurities and mood swings? Yup, the Storyteller confirms they were programed in on purpose. How about Glamrock Freddy’s compassion to Gregory? Well, GGY confirms that, to the dismay to a million fatherless twitter kids, that was because Gregory had actually hacked into and altered Glamrock Freddy’s programing so that he would do his bidding. Now, whether or not remnant or agony has anything to do with this is unknown, but the fact that Fazbear entertainment has the ability to program sapient AI with human emotions and feeling is more then confirmed at this point.
But, that of course leads to the elephant in the room: Fnaf 6. Where it is VERY strongly implied that Michael dies in the fnaf 6 fire with the rest of the gang.
But, zantorm pointed out a tiny little detail about the final cutscene that just made do what can only be described as a slow facepalm with my desk:
In the end of the game, we are presented with the last of Henry’s employee tapes, thanking us the security guard for working at the establishment and that out duties are complete: (show “:you now longer need to go to work next week” line)
And, as zantorm pointed out:If the intro videos were obviously played for Michael when he signed up for the company, then, just who are they playing for at the end of the game?....
(now OBVIOUSLY, this was a minor, non canon plot hole presented as a joke for the player in a 4th wall break… but… we all know what fnaf loves to do with THOSE.. (show “tampering with the animatronics” slip, “he always comes back” line, and (), all with explanations behind them)
Did.. this line get midrashed:(show, I had a way out planned” line) to mean that since TECHNICALLY Henry doesn’t know if Michael will take the way out or not, Michael changed his mind and did decide to leave?
And… this all leads us to both simultaneously the biggest supporting, and biggest potential refuting, piece of evidence for this theory:
Fnaf’s new narrative style.
IF the “meeting with Smith” cards have anything to do with Michael, then, why would he be going under Fritz smith again in the franchise?
Was Michael thrown out and came back under the same false allies he used one 40 years earlier?? Dang, that would be uncreative, and extremely narratively redundant, unlike everything else in this game.. (slowly have the burntrap ending fade in onscreen)
But, to be perfectly fair, it WOULD be a pretty solid way of telling us that it is the Michael we know, by having him mirror the same behavior we’ve seen from the previous games… even if it is extremely lazy and half baked.. (like every other explanation in SB and the Tales books..)
Yup, it’s vague, it’s stupid. But there's about as much evidence for it as anything else we know from the game, and… it really fit’s with the direction the game seems to be
Because I think the real question is why does SB throw all these hints to previous characters in the game series?
Why is Michael afton seemingly the name of a fnaf ar employee? Why Is Vanessa's last named implied to be “afton” Why does Gregory HEAVILY resemble the crying child? Down to the hair, the build, the striped shirt and even the bandage on the knee?
Heck, even the Vanny ending, rather famously, has Gregory taking a bite out of a fredbear or freddy head popsicle, in a not so subtly inversion of the fate of the crying child
It takes an extreme amount of lore stretching to have any of this make sense. It’s not like how the name “Jeremy” appears like six times for unrelated reasons, these are all in the same period, around the same events in the same new canon.
That’s why we get things like gregbot, and the multiple Elizabeth's theories. And unfortunately.. As crazy as these theories are… SB and tales from the pizzaplex manages to outdo us at every turn. I mean, is a robot Gregory or a dozen elizabeth clones such a stretch when there are orbs that make dreams a reality sold in the ticket booths, or little speaker disks that can make robots eat, breath, bleed and be completely indiscernible as normal humans just with some 80’s tech and sounds undoubtedly exist now?
Fnaf nowadays isn’t about what makes sense, but rather, it’s become a plug and play game of what insane details we can plug and play into the basic premise we know. Narrative coherence… plays a surprisingly small part now. Now we just gotta see whatever is in the games and books and figure out what the game is trying to tell us with them.
So basically, doing theories about SB consists of presenting the most insane nonsense ever in a theory, explaining why it doesn’t make any sense and having fnaf confirm it five or six months later. So, lets see if that prophecy is fulfilled for this theory.
leave your feedback on this theory down below, because this theory needs a LOT of work before I think it is really presentable.
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2023.03.30 19:35 nimloth A Flag to Fly is a comedic grand fantasy tale about family, leadership, and finding yourself. The Isle of Solomon needs a savior in these feudal times. Art by Lane Lloyd, story by C. Solis, Edited by Aubrey Lyn Jeppson.
2023.03.30 19:33 HoopaOrGilgamesh Which of these games utilize 3D well?
I seem to be one of the few people that actually enjoy the 3D effect on games, assuming it's used well. Even just the menus, if the 3D effect looks good I'll probably use it. Which of these games utilize 3D well?
- Alien on the Run
- Ambition of the Slime
- Attack of the Friday Monsters! A Tokyo Tale
- Automaton Lung
- Bye-Bye BoxBoy!
- Chain Blaster
- Chase Cold Investigations ~Distant Memories~
- Demon King Box
- Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past
- Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
- Fractured Soul
- Karous - The Beast of Re: Eden -
- The Legend of the Dark Witch 3 Wisdom and Lunacy
- Noitu Love: Devolution
- Parascientific Escape Crossing at the Farthest Horizon
- Parascientific Escape Cruise on the Distant Seas
- Parascientific Escape Gear Detective
- Pocket Card Jockey
- Puzzle Labyrinth
- Professor Layton and the Arzan Legacy
- Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
- Rhythm Heaven Megamix
- Shift DX
- The Starship Damrey
- Tank Troopers
- Unchained Blades
- Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Spectres
- Yo-Kai Watch 3
- Zombie Panic in Wonderland DX
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2023.03.30 19:32 neha873 How to improve answer writing skills during UPSC coaching?
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2023.03.30 19:29 ThirdWorldMeatBag I give up George. I'll just have ChatGPT4 write it. #stillBetterThanS08
2023.03.30 19:27 ellenhallionele Michelle Choi, Esther and Freesia attending the same event at the MET?
I know lots of influencers and celebrities attended the Sulwhasoo event but I wonder if they ran into each other. Freesia and Esther seemed to go together too
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2023.03.30 19:26 leogo32 Joe get Dana on the line!
2023.03.30 19:24 Ninjaboi333 Known Multiverse Legends Number Crunch
From the collecting March of the Machine articles there are 20 uncommon / 30 rare / 15 mythic. Also confirmed on stream that legends needed to be alive to get a card (though I'm guessing the Praetors don't count)
- Elesh Norn - W
- Jin Gitaxias - U
- Sheoldred - B
- Skittles - B
- Ragavan - R
- Urabrask - R
- Vorinclex - G
- Atraxa - WUBG
- Kroxa - RB
- Niv-Mizzet - WUBRG
Rare (7/30) - My guess is at least two cycle of color pairs + 3x monocolor
- Thalia - W
- Emry - U
- Horobi - B
- Lannery Storm - R
- Yedora - G
- Jegantha - RG
- Taigam - WU
Uncommon (4/20) - Predicting 2x monocolor + 1x color pairs
- Inga Rune-Eyes - U
- Yargle - B
- Zada - R
- Imoti - UG
Confirmed styles so far (which probably means that legends will come from one of these planes) - Article confirmed there are 16 planes styles
- New Phyrexia Ichor
- Innistrad Gothic
- Eldraine Fairy Tale
- Kaldheim Woodcut
- Kamigawa Neon
- Ixalan Coin
- Kaladesh Invention
- Zendikar Travel Poster
- Strixhaven Mystical Archive
- New Capenna Art Deco
- Amonkhet Invocation
- Ikoria Comic Book
- Theros Constellation
- Ravnica Architecture
- Tarkir Sketch
- Dominaria Stained Glass
Scryfall has a pretty good number crunch breakdown here: https://scryfall.com/sets/mul/crunch
- Going by that Yargle at 19 goes into Captain Lannery Storm at 20, I'm inclined to think we get one colorless legendary (Emrakul?) and then 6x per monocolor (2-7 White, 8-13 Blue, 14-19 Black, 20-25 Red, 26-31 Green), with 35 multicolor
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2023.03.30 19:23 torricodiego Operation: Queen Slayer (Prologue)
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Current Mining Zone
"This is bloody hard work!" groans the Engineer bathed in crystalline light "mining is not my favourite task, not by a long shot, rather be shooting bugs"
"Quit yer whining, ya big baby!" shouts Gunner above the deafening roar of his minigun unloading two thousand rounds of depleted uranium on the Glyphids dumb enough to come after them. "Yeah, Engi, come on, you don't see me complaining about your crap platform placing eh," Scout says as he uses his grappling gun to zip through the air to a Plastcrete MKII platform with barely a ledge to stand on, hanging at least ten stories high above solid rock ground. As he begins to mine the Nitra there, the wall shuffles, and a tunnel gives way to the Driller standing in sight. He says, "Might have taken a wrong turn down there somewhere," after a moment of silence the Scout and Driller both burst out laughing. The ground starts trembling. "I'm not the one doing that this time," Driller comments to Scout. Scout looks below and shouts at Engi and Gunner, "You guys feel that down there!?"
When suddenly the walls start to crumble, the glowing crystals vibrate faster and faster until they start shattering, plunging the cave and the dwarves into darkness while the ceiling begins to crack and fall on them. "Oh hell, it's an earthquake! Hang on, everybody!" shouts Driller, but it's too late and the destruction too sudden. Driller sees Engi getting covered by the collapsing cave-in and jumps with his hand drills already activated to try and drill him out; that's the last time Scout sees either of them as the earth cracks and falls unto itself. What he does see is a zipline appearing from the moving earth. "Gunner!" Scout grapples and jumps, evading falling debris and opening chasms, running on ground that disappeared with each step, finally with Gunner in sight scout zips onto the zipline. "Gunner!" shouts Scout, glad to find his friend and a bit of stability on the zipline in the sea of clashing dirt.
"Scout, what the hell happened? Where's Engi and Driller? I can't find them on the ping system," Gunner asks. "I think they're gone, Gunn..." Scout is interrupted as the zipline loses its grounding, dropping them onto the ground. Both of them brace for the impact of the quake and debris, but there is none. "The quakes stopped," Scout realizes. "Yeah, but listen, Scout… now it's too quiet… and too dark," Gunner says, feeling something off. "Right, I'll light it up," Scout says. Before he can fire his flare gun, Gunner gives in to his instincts and deploys his shield bubble while thinking, "If I'm wrong, then I'll only be a nervous fool for a short while, but if I'm right… I hope I'm not."
As the shield activates emanating its green translucent light alongside Scout firing his flare towards the ceiling, the darkness is pushed away if only for them both to realize, as they follow the solitary lit trail of light that the flare is leaving behind flying towards the ceiling, that it is now traveling alongside a mountain, a mountain that wasn't there before – a black, scaly, sharp, protruding mountain.
Gunner's and Scout's stomachs sink, "Had their eyes not adjusted yet, this couldn't be a Glyphid right, not even Oppressors nor Hiveguard Dreadnaughts could grow this big," Scout thought to himself, but whatever other thoughts he might have had were lost by the shouting of Gunner and the roaring of his minigun as it amps up to its maximum speed and starts unloading on the creature. "Aaaaaarrrgggh!"Gunner roars alongside his minigun, Scout joins in the shout. He doesn't know why he's shouting, but it feels goddamn right. "This must be what the rumors said about what wanders in the dark depths of Hoxxes IV, the bloody Glyphid queen!" Gunner shouts to scout above all the firepower being deployed, wishing they had taken it more seriously than just a tale to scare the green-beards.
![img](5huhxm23uwqa1 " Awesome drawing of the Glphyid Queen done by u/VariousQuestion
Yet no matter how much they try, the armor of this mountainous beast isn't being damaged by their attacks. It actually seems as if the creature might not have even noticed the dwarves being there, could be she is just on her way. But the creature had noticed them and understood them more than they thought, as she was waiting patiently for the shield to die out, as would the dwarves alongside it. As the shield flickered signifying its end, the queen makes her move. She unhinges her jaw breaking away into four parts to reveal rows and rows of teeth, all circulating, sharp as a pickaxe, with Glyphids running in and out of her mouth as well in between the rows of teeth. Her armor begins to rattle, creaking and shaking as it opens up to expose tunnels of flesh where eggs are being dropped out amongst venomous, poisonous green goo bile that starts to flood the cave, being held back only by the shield bubble. The eggs hatch, giving birth to all manners of Glyphids while full-grown Glyphids are coming out of her orifices. "Gross," says Scout as the shield runs out of energy when the queen suddenly lunges forward violently and with more speed than her massive body should be able to have ripping and tearing the ground where Scout and Gunner had stood but moments ago.
"By the beard, Gunner, you got to lay off the sandwiches," Scout says, with the grappling hook whirring and screeching due to having been overloaded to manage and be able to take Gunner and himself out of the hellish beast's path. "Never!" replies Gunner holding on to Scout for safety, something he never thought would happen. Before Gunner can add to that the grappling hook snaps and they slam down onto the cave's floor. In the pitch-black darkness, Gunner is disoriented and can't find his footing. "Scout? Scout?" Gunner throws a flare and sees Scout lying on the ground injured. He runs to him, only to realize his leg is also badly hurt. "Aargh," he almost falls to the floor but manages to support himself using the minigun as a crutch. Gunner limps towards Scout, saying, "Hey Scout, I promise I'll leave the sandwiches alone... but only if we drink double the beer."
As Gunner crouches next to Scout, Scout turns with a bloody face and says, "You better be paying, then." As Scout is helped to his feet by Gunner, the rumbling starts again, and multiple cave tunnels open around them, unleashing a swarm of Glyphids. The dark cave is lit up not by flares but by all the firepower being unleashed on the Glyphids. Gunner and Scout stand shoulder to shoulder against the unyielding swarm. It wasn't necessary to say it, they were both thinking the same, that if this is to be the end then we better make it a bloody good one, as they shout "FOR ROCK AND STONE!!!" in unison. The Glyphid bodies begin to pile up even managing to clog up some of the tunnels, the dwarves' weapons glowing red nearing their melting points from the non-stop use. "Could we actually make it?" thought Gunner" Command we have made contact with the Glyphid Queen and need immediate extraction, Command do you copy we have made contact with the Glyphid Queen, need immediate extraction" when the ground they are standing on begins to tremble to crack and open beneath them, swallowing them both whole, into the darkness.
The ground shakes as the Glyphid queen crawls out of the giant sinkhole where Scout and Gunner held their ground against all odds. The earth trembles while the Glyphid queen continues on her trail of death and destruction in the darkness of Hoxxes IV.
End of Prologue
Hello, fellow dwarves if you've made it this far first and foremost Rock and Stone! Now please let me know what you liked, disliked, and if you would like to see the continuation. I would like to share something personal and that is that I have or used to have huge trouble understanding tone over text mixed with anxiety which means I mostly used to play solo games or multiplayer games solo as talking online induced my anxiety, and that was until I met Deep Rock Galactic. At first, it was, as usual, playing solo but the more I played the more I saw the community for what awesome understanding dwarves they are and that allowed me to interact with people, finally being able to chat over text and carry conversations and jokes making friends and memories. which leads me to this because the community is so awesome it has given me the confidence to post this, hopefully, you liked it fellow miners.
2023.03.30 19:23 LiquidGhost8892 [H] Various Games [W] RE4 Remake, Wishlist, Offers
Only doing Steam keys, no gift links. Willing to add in a current bundle for RE4 Remake March 2020 Humble Choice
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Humble Best of Stealth Bundle
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2023.03.30 19:19 Bootfit I made this Indy vs DuckTales mashup - been wanting to try this since about 1988...
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The old Scrooge McDuck comics were one of the distant inspirations for the Indiana Jones films, which in turn was one of the inspirations for the 1980s DuckTales TV show. submitted by Bootfit to IMadeThis [link] [comments]
Back in 1989 when I saw DuckTales for the first time it was obvious they were going for an Indy-esq vibe for with the opening credits, so I’ve mashed up the two franchise.
It helps that the DuckTales theme tune is an absolute banger.
2023.03.30 19:16 ChaotixSux (Selling) M3gan, A Man Called Otto, Puss in Boots The Last Wish, The Old Way, Walking Dead Season 11, Rocky 4 Film Collection, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, Black Panther Wakanda Forever, Empire of Light, Spider-Man 8 Film Collection, MCU Films, Disney, Universal Rewards $3 each and many m
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2023.03.30 19:14 Luministrus [H] Many Keys [W] Papypal, offers
Hitting some rough times my dudes.
Have: Biomutant Jurassice World Evolution 2 Edge of Eternity Heroe's Hour Rogue Lords Demon Turf Golden Light Monster Crown Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous Fallout 76 Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Othercide Shady Part of Me Scourgebringer Doom Eternal Tribes of Midgard Encased Wasteland 3 Greedfall Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning Deathloop Crusader Kings 3 Just Cause 4 Complete Edition The Ascent Necromunda: Hired Gun Star Wars: Squadrons Mass Effect Legendary Edition https://old.reddit.com/IGSRep/comments/126t063/luministruss_igs_rep_page/
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2023.03.30 19:14 Cutie-23 Fairytales section of my bookshelf.
2023.03.30 19:12 6vasiliskotvxc The Testaments Is Now More Important Than The Handmaid’s Tale
2023.03.30 19:08 Nebula480 Plot Theory - Depth
Not sure if it has been discussed but based off the small details and leaks I have a theory of where the story is going.
I’m hoping Rockstar will attempt to hit some “high notes” in terms of story.
I hope/envision that Rockstar will tell the tale of 2 , down on their luck, trashy people who while are immersed in a world of bad decision making and highly illegal activity, will make us the player see the transience of their relationship that inevitably comes to an end under tragic circumstances, at which point we the player are already heavily invested their relationship. (Think Better Call Saul)
Without having any guess to what the “exact” plot and storyline will be, I feel a story or narrative that would hit hard would be , both the Female and Male character have a relationship with each other, both as criminals and find comfort and love one another as they live out their life of crime ….. only for the game to end tragically where maybe during some final mission or such, both of them try to rob a bank and one of them dies, leaving the other in despair, or possibly, both die. Not certain which would be more tragic.
I just feel that given that we apparently get to play as both the female and male role, it’s the perfect opportunity for us the player to witness-guide their relationship into the inevitable downward spiral they will find themselves in.
I want Rockstar to “make me care” about these character. I want to invest in them so I can “find out what happens to them”
I didn’t feel that “caring feeling” in GTA5
BUT I DID FEEL IT…. I DID CARE in San Andreas and GTA4 because the story- plot of those actually had substance and depth.
Will Niko find the person who betrayed him which also has caused most of the pain in his life to finally put that chapter of his life to an end?
Will CJ settle back in and try to reclaim his family and filter out those who double cross him in his journey to get his brother and affairs in order?
I just hope GTA6 doesn’t provide empty vessel characters. Micheal, Trevor and Franklin never stood out to me. Too rich… caught up in the hustle, just shooting cans and getting drunk in the dessert …. I couldn’t relate to them and never felt any emotional investment in them as characters
But I don’t relate to Niko Bellic either because I’m not an immigrant that got screwed over and is seeking vengeance…. So why do I actually care about Niko?
Could it be as simple as - his story actually had weight and depth ?
I hope i was able to convey my thought process efficiently. Thoughts?
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2023.03.30 19:05 LitheBeep The Long Dark -- TALES FROM THE FAR TERRITORY -- Part Two Update Video
2023.03.30 19:04 tvchase THE GREATEST TRICK THE DEVIL EVER PULLED -- Part Five (1/2)
“Wrestling is linear. But these are not linear times…” Part One, Part Two
, Part Three, Part Four September 9, 2022 – The Fallout from Brawl Out
AEW is in crisis. Its champion and biggest star turned the world upside down three days prior. CM Punk is in exile, two titles are vacant, and three of the company’s founders have their futures in jeopardy. The landscape is pure chaos. Amidst that chaos, a villain strolls out to the stage with a big smile on his face.
MJF eats it all up… AEW’s greatest heel may have become its greatest face in one night. The live audience is jubilant to see him and he reciprocates, diving into them just as CM Punk had done, hugging Taz at the broadcast desk, wearing the jersey of that city’s football team.
Joy reverberates in his words once he grabs the microphone:
"BUFFALO, NEW YORK! THE DEVIL IS BACK! Now listen up Buffalo, first things first... Who's excited to see MJF? “Lord knows I am. Guys, I love Buffalo, New York, hell the greatest Quarterback of all time, Josh Allen is from Buffalo. Now, we're gonna get down to brass tacks a little bit here, okay? Last time you guys saw me I might've said some offensive stuff, I'm just being honest…
The fans strike up a loud chant: “YOU WERE RIGHT”
Now hear me out, hear me out, hear me out... Hold on g-- Seriously, I only have so much time allotted. Shut up. Please. Jesus. Alright listen... If there's one thing I know to be true, it's that right now you might think that we're in dark times, but we're not. What we need is leadership. And I can not think of one more person, more trustworthy than me! Now let me tell you a story: there was once a wise Jewish man, and his name started with a M. And when his people were meek and weak and they needed help, he split the sea wide open and he walked them straight to the promise land. Buffalo, I'm not telling you I'm Moses, that's ridiculous. I'M BETTER THAN MOSES! I'VE GOT TO WIN THAT WORLD TITLE BECAUSE MY NAME IS MAXWELL JACOB FRIEDMAN AND I'M BETTER THAN YOU...
“AND YOU KNOW IT!”, the crowd finishes for him. “Wild Thing” comes over the speakers and Jon Moxley walks through the crowd to the ring.
He stares down MJF then says: “You are absolutely full of crap.”
Crowd laughs a bit, but they also boo him some.
"So let me get this straight, Jonathan. You think I'm not being sincere here in Buffalo, New York? In front of all these grotesque, poor, lard asses who have quite possibly the worst Football Team in the history of the United States of America? [MJF shed’s the jersey and wipes his ass with it] … Now Jon, I don't know if you're a little bit woozy considering you went to sleep on Sunday… [MJF mimes CM Punk's “Go To Sleep” pose]
But maybe you got a point. Maybe I don't care about AEW.... Maybe I don't care about these people... Maybe, just maybe I look at the World Title as nothing more than a bargaining chip that I can use for the bidding war of 2024. Maybe I take that title to a real Wrestling Company, WITH REAL FANS. And real wrestlers like my friend and hero 'The American Roller Coad-ster' Cody Rhodes. And – I'M HOLDING THE MICROPHONE YOU BUMS! KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT! And maybe, just maybe I get to work for a real boss, the only Khan in professional wrestling that's worth a damn; Jolly Old St. Nick. Because to quote the greatest wrestler of all time, and my personal hero, The Game: 'That is what's best for business.’”
"Dude. This is not the time, this is not the place, and I am in no mood. You need to leave this ring right now, or I will make you leave.
MJF stands toe-to-toe with Moxley before slithering out of the ring. Mox continues:
Hey, your theme music sucks by the way. Now Buffalo, New York. I am in no mood... I am pissed off. I am embarrassed. I am pissed off about a great many things. But none more so than the fact that I'm standing here without the AEW World Championship... The AEW World Championship represents passion for this sport! Passion for this business! It represents the passion of the guys and girls in the back, and the fans that fill the arenas and watch at home. Those three letters in the AEW World Championship, they represent heroes during a pandemic at a time where the world needed heroes. It represents the dream, the vision that we all had when we started this thing years ago, and we wanted to show the world just what wrestling could be. The AEW World Championship represents taking the dark and ugly side of this business and letting it die with another generation. The World Championship represents the freedom to be as great as you are willing to dare to be. The AEW World championship means being better than I was the day before. Even if it's just a little bit better. Even if nobody notices but me. That World Championship represents slaying demons. That World Championship represents EVERYTHING I LOVE ABOUT THIS BUSINESS!
But the fact remains: on Sunday, I lost. And that's on me, that's my fault. I made mistakes. I got pinned. That's on me. I missed the game winning shot. And I was supposed to be on vacation right now, like until about two days ago. But here's another chance to take another shot when the game's on the line. This Tournament of Champions is one hell of a shot. That's one hell of a big rock to push all the way to the top of the hill again. Chris Jericho, the greatest of all time. Bryan Danielson, the best pure wrestler to ever step foot into a ring, a better wrestler than I'll ever be. Darby Allin, Hangman Page, Sammy Guevara, three dudes all younger than me, faster than me, more naturally gifted than I could ever be. So yeah, that's a hell of a shot. But winners always want the ball when the game is on the line. The Ace always wants the ball. And I want the ball. So hell yeah, I'm gonna take the shot.
Cause this isn't just a time to win… This is a time to be a legend!
Moxley leaves to a furious ovation and has rallied the AEW fans back to reason and rationality. It’s only temporary though, and an unnerved mood persists. The message is delivered by Moxley, truly the Ace of the company… But it feels like it should’ve come from someone else and perhaps that someone else would have been there to deliver it if he wasn't turned away. Better yet, the situation may have been avoided entirely.
But then again, maybe the whole damn thing was inevitable all along. January 4, 2016 - Tokyo
Following their tag win over CHAOS, Kenny Omega betrays and usurps the leader of Bullet Club, AJ Styles, at NJPW: New Year’s Dash.
"AJ Styles! My god, you can't be surprised, can you? You people, you can't be surprised. You at home you better not be surprised. You had this coming, AJ. We gave you the big matches, we gave you the big pay-per-views. We made you a star, we paid you like a star. While I struggled, while I starved, forcing myself to be a junior. Everybody called you a leader, everybody called you the boss. Well AJ, if you are the boss, I'm just gonna say it. You have now been fired.
The rest of the Bullet Club is initially in disagreement before coalescing around Kenny and ganging up on Styles. They leave with their former leader in a heap, but Kenny and the Young Bucks gather at ringside. The three of them return to the ring and continue the brutal assault on AJ Styles… They are still in the Bullet Club, but within that organization, henceforth they will be The Elite. January 4, 2017 - Wrestle Kingdom 11
Having stormed through his first ever attempt in the tournament, Kenny Omega became the only gaijin to have ever won New Japan’s G1 Tournament and earned the right to challenge for the company’s top prize at WK11.
That night in the Tokyo Dome, Omega and Okada created magic in one of the greatest matches in wrestling history. On the same show, Bullet Club’s newest member debuts: Cody Rhodes
. Frustrated with his position and his creative direction, Cody had requested and been granted his release from WWE the previous summer, Cody makes his way across the Pacific, sending shockwaves through the international wrestling landscape.
Despite this shot in the arm, Bullet Club is tested by the crushing defeat of its leader. Following his loss to Okada, Kenny steps away from wrestling to assess his future. When he returns after several weeks Cody had grown ambitious and plots in the background. June 11, 2017 - Dominion
In a rematch of their classic from the start of the year at Wrestle Kingdom 11, Kenny Omega attempts to avenge his defeat and claim the IWGP Heavyweight Championship from Kazuchika Okada. Earlier in the night, Cody had grabbed a headset and proclaimed he wanted to face Okada himself.
Omega and Okada push each other over the limit even harder than before. Omega is taking inhuman punishment yet refuses to give up. Eventually, Cody makes his way down to the ring and attempts to throw in the towel for Kenny, but the Bucks stop him.
The timekeeper’s bell rings, marking it a 60-minute draw.
Afterward, the Elite debate whether it was a true act of mercy by Cody or a scheme for his personal goals
Cody storms Okada’s post-match press conference, where he mocks the champ, spits in his face, and challenges him for a title match. May 16, 2017 - The Bet
Dave Meltzer quote-tweets a question asking if anyone could sell 10,000 tickets to a non-WWE show in America, to which he replies, “Not anytime soon.”
Cody takes note and responds: “I'll take that bet Dave… put The Bucks & I on the card & 3-months to promote”
... Over the next year this grand dream between Cody and the Young Bucks will come to fruition. July 1, 2017 - Returning the Favor
Cody unsuccessfully challenges Okada for the IWGP championship. Kenny comes to ringside and wants to throw in the towel just as Cody had tried weeks earlier. After the match, the two of them nearly come to blows backstage and Cody flips a table. August 2017 - G1 Climax
Throughout the tournament, Bullet Club nears a boiling point. OG member Toma Tonga questions Omega’s leadership due to having his small inner circle of The Elite within the larger group. In the weeks and months to follow, Cody identifies Kota Ibushi as Kenny Omega’s weakest point and starts targeting him as a wedge to divide the Bullet Club and create chaos wherein he can ascend to power. January 4, 2018 - Wrestle Kingdom 12
Looking to use a win over Ibushi as a flashpoint to take control of Bullet Club, Cody viciously mauls Kota in a singles match but can’t secure the victory. Frustrated that his plan failed, the next night at New Year’s Dash he launches a post-match assault on Ibushi. Cody and the rest of Bullet Club are wailing on Ibushi until Kenny rushes out to stop them… but the rest of Bullet Club can’t help feeling Kenny views his old tag partner as more important to him than they are. Cody’s plan bears fruit as Kenny makes a massive unforced error: he invites “Switchblade” Jay White to join Bullet Club and be a shot in the arm for the faction, only for White to betray him immediately and join CHAOS. January 7, 2018 - Being the Elite #87
Camera follows the Elite as they are tense and nervous preparing for Wrestle Kingdom a few days earlier. It jumps to the group after New Year’s Dash, all gathered at a tense dinner conversation. To break the tension, Matt proposes a new gimmick for the group: “BTE IS DRUG FREE”... aka, Straight Edge
… no one shoots it down, but they’re not thrilled either, and Cody hides his beer underneath the table.
The effort to relieve things fails, however, and Cody blurs the line between kayfabe and shoot, shouting for the cameraman to put the camera down. Then we get a fly-on-the-wall glimpse at him charging Kenny with always “turning everything into a bit”, disregarding the group, and heatedly asking him if he’s actually their leader before Kenny finally storms away from the table. January 28, 2018 - Civil War
Jay White scores a massive upset at New Beginning and takes the IWGP United States Championship from Kenny Omega. After the bell, Hangman confronts Jay White and seeks to challenge for the title, but Kenny stops him. The Bucks and Cody rush to the ring, and Cody accuses their leader of stepping on Hangman’s moment. A violent argument ensues with Kenny shoving Matt Jackson to the ground.
Once the Elite have left the ring and Kenny is alone, Cody seizes the opportunity and hits Kenny with a CrossRhodes, initiating the Bullet Club Civil War. The only thing saving Omega from a brutal attack that night is Ibushi, who runs off Cody and returns the favor for his old friend and partner, reuniting the Golden Lovers after years of separation. Regardless, Cody’s plan is in full effect. Bullet Club is in disarray and if he is to take power, now is the opportunity. In 944 days
, Roman Reigns becomes world champion to begin his and the Bloodline's vice grip on WWE. January 30, 2018 - Being The Elite #90
Cody, to the assembled Elite of Matt, Nick, Hangman, and Marty:
It isn’t my place, but you’ve known that guy for over ten years. I don’t get it, I’m sorry. Yeah, he’s a great wrestler, but leadership… Like I said, it’s action not position! That’s not acting like a leader! ‘Oh, you’re my second, you’re my second’... Who the F-CK are you seconds for? Nobody! The best tag team in the world! And Hangman, it’s your moment! He… He ruined it.
Bullet Club is fine… Bullet Club is fine.
Kenny & Ibushi go to visit the Bucks in their hotel room, Room 710
… but we aren’t shown what happens next. February 12, 2018 – Being the Elite #92
Cody floats around reassuring everyone: “Bullet Club is fine.” All of the guys have pure depression on their faces, but Cody continually gasses them up, telling the Bucks they’re ready for the jump to the heavyweight division and encouraging Marty to start up a Villain Club of his own. Later, Matt, Nick, and Marty are commiserating in a locker room prior to a Ring of Honor show when Hangman and Cody strut through the door.
“Whew, look at that! Did you guys see [Hangman] kick the door down??”
He thinks a couple of surprises might cheer them up. The first, some new merch that says “Bullet Club is Fine” doesn’t do the trick, so he takes them for the second surprise: their new mascot, Bury the Drug-Free Bear. Using his best Sting voice, Cody introduces Bury as someone who will “shock the world” only for him to “fall on his f-ckin’ arse” like the Shockmaster did 25 years earlier.
Kenny tries to call Matt, but Cody sees the call coming through on the phone and declines it. February 19, 2018 – Being the Elite #93
Cody maneuvers the Bucks around the Melbourne airport to keep them from running into Kenny. While traveling, Cody further drives the Ibushi wedge between Matt and the absent Kenny and plays up that Kenny only views the Bucks as a junior tag team. Later, Cody takes the brothers out to the zoo and to the movie theater as we see Kenny emotionally watching Casablanca
on his phone.
The Bucks catch up with Tonga and the OGs backstage in a locker room where they try to make peace.
“Alright guys, thanks for gathering here. Nick and I feel like there’s one important thing that we need to talk about… I think it’s kind of obvious, right? There’s a divide in the Bullet Club. It’s almost like there’s two entities all of a sudden. It’s like there’s Bullet Club BTE and Bullet Club OGs… Nick and I have been watching what you’ve been doing in Japan… holding down the fort, representing the Bullet Club, making the name proud. But we’ve been back at home in the US doing the same thing. There is no heat here. We love you guys. When we all say that catchphrase, when we say ‘Bullet Club is for life’, we mean it. It’s not just a catchphrase, okay? There’s no heat here. The only heat is between two individuals: Cody and Kenny.”
“Cody is right. Bullet Club is fine.”
The two groups shake hands, then Cody enters the locker room, surprised to see everyone together:
“Did somebody call a meeting? I didn’t call a meeting…”
In strolls Kenny.
Kenny: So there he is. The snake in the grass. Three-star savior. Hey Cody. They start brawling and the others can barely keep them apart. Cody:
Cody: Did you see the sign outside? It says 'Bullet Club'.
Kenny: That's right, and I AM THE LEADER.
Touch me and I'll sue! Touch me and I'll sue!! Cody throws a chair that barely misses Kenny and the Bucks.
Matt and Nick look at each other, devastated at what’s become of the group. February 25, 2018 - Being the Elite #94
Matt Jackson is on a plane traveling between shows, doing the same thing as Kenny from the previous episode: watching Casablanca
For those who haven't seen it, the story at the heart of the film is a love triangle: cynical club owner Rick, his first love Ilsa, and her rebel husband Laszlo, enhanced by a background of espionage and war with the local police chief, Renault, at the crossroads of the entanglements.
It’s foreshadowing the story to come. In the film, Rick and Ilsa had a passionate love before the events on screen, but they split up and Ilsa then wound up with her now-husband Laszlo, a Czech rebel carrying vital documents for the resistance against Nazi Germany. Rick and Ilsa reunite and rekindle their romance until Rick – knowing she’s better off with her husband – convinces Ilsa to leave with Laszlo before local authorities catch them. Rick stays behind, killing the evil Major Strasser who was attempting to stop the married couple from escaping Casablanca. Renault, who has been playing both sides (Germans and Resistance) up to this point, is touched by Rick's sacrifice. Other policemen arrive and see Strasser's dead body. Rather than identify Rick as the culprit, Renault instructs the cops to "round up the usual suspects"
... And of course, that classic line provides the name of the film The Usual Suspects
, from which Punk, and MJF, and Don Callis have all quoted the final line: "The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was making you believe he doesn't exist." The Usual Suspects
is a tale of a mysterious crime lord who manipulates and controls multiple criminals to achieve his ultimate goal and get away scot-free. It is tightly designed so that if you rewatch it knowing the ending, you realize and notice dozens of things you missed on the first viewing.
ends, Rick says to Renault: "I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship",
implying that if they work together, they can get away with almost anything…
This BTE episode ends with the group all in Japan. The Bucks approach Kenny and Ibushi to have a conversation, but Kenny doesn’t have time for them. Later that night at the event, Cody pulls the Bucks into a hallway and implores them to listen to the promo Kenny is cutting in the ring at that exact moment, where he declares the Golden Lovers the greatest tag team in the world. Cody pushes them to go handle it. The Young Bucks go to the ring while Cody flashes a devilish smile.
From this day forward, my brother and I have decided to move up and compete in the heavyweight tag team division.
It puts them directly in opposition with the Lovers. Kenny and Ibushi confront them backstage, but the Bucks don’t take anything from him, saying they’ve always been there to support him but it’s never been returned. All those times they were there to pick Kenny up off the mat, where was Ibushi? March 5, 2018 - BTE #95
In Vegas, Matt and Nick are in the dressing room talking when Bury the Drug Free Bear enters and seems desperate to tell them something. Bury is about to remove the head to his costume when Hangman bursts in. He is angry with Matt for not helping him during his confrontation with Joey Ryan the week prior. Cody enters and asks Bury why he hasn't got his Bullet Club shirt on and pulls him away to get changed. Everyone looks confused and Matt wonders what the bear was trying to tell them.
Cody is in the production studio and calls Nick over to suggest that Matt is holding him back and that he should consider wrestling in singles matches, but Nick looks unconvinced. Later that night, Cody is in the ring celebrating with Brandi and Bury after his match. As Cody goes to hug Bury, the bear pushes him to the floor. Standing over a prone, confused Cody, Bury removes his costume head to reveal Kenny Omega ,who knocks out Cody with a knee strike as the fans go wild.
Cody is demented after the match:
“What a time. What a time to be involved in this great sport… Everybody’s eyes in this sport are fixed on New Orleans, on Supercard of Honor… my very first encounter with Kenny Omega. So wouldn’t that be enough? As a professional… that feather in your cap, that everybody is talking about your match, that everybody wants to see your match, that you have stolen the [Wrestlemania] weekend from the rich and you have given it to the poor… wouldn’t that be enough? March 20, 2018 – BTE #97
So why the… escalation? Why come to Las Vegas? … You’re supposed to be the best wrestler in the world! A hero! You’ve got a bag full of them [match rating] stars, well I have a book full of dates, full of cities, full of towns, because I’m not a hero once a month! I’m a hero every single night!
Perception is no longer reality. Reality is reality.
And the reality is that I am the leader of the Bullet Club… that I am the hero in this story.”
Just like he did with Nick previously, Cody sequesters Matt and says his brother has been holding him back and he needs a singles push.
In Japan, Kenny records a message to the Young Bucks apologizing, saying how Cody has gotten into everyone’s heads and divided the group
, and hopes to make amends… Unbeknownst to him, Cody has Nick’s laptop so he intercepts the message and edits it down to an insulting challenge. Matt is enraged, but Nick is suspicious. March 25, 2018 – The Elite Fight It Out
In Los Angeles at NJPW: Strong Style Evolved, the Golden Lovers face the Young Bucks in a deeply personal grudge match. After a brutal, back-and-forth war where the Lovers emerge victorious, Kenny attempts to bury the hatchet. Nick accepts the olive branch, but Matt refuses to shake Kenny’s hand. Cody hits the ring and berates Matt for eating the pin during the match. When Nick intervenes, Cody spins around and shoves him to the ground.
Later in the locker room, Cody comes in to ask what happened out there. The Bucks are challenging him for his actions, but Cody shouts them down, saying he thought it was Kenny in the ring and that he would never do such a thing to them. Cody apologizes profusely and leaves.
“I don’t think we can trust this guy.” April 7, 2018 – Supercard of Honor XII
With the leadership of Bullet Club at stake, Kenny Omega and Cody Rhodes square off in a hard-hitting match. Having grown wary of Cody and his schemes, the Bucks come down to the ring and decide to attack Cody. They launch double superkicks… but Cody ducks and the kicks land on Omega, allowing Cody to hit his finisher and claim the win. Matt and Nick attempt to explain, but Kenny refuses to listen.
In the backstage area, Cody is ecstatic at wresting control of Bullet Club away from Kenny. He wants to celebrate, but the Elite leave the dressing room and leave Cody sitting alone in his ring gear, sweaty, bloody, with a black eye and a gym towel draped around his shoulders, looking starkly similar to another guy post-match four years later… June 4, 2018 – BTE #105
After a busy summer in which Cody and the Bucks have assembled the looming All In event, Matt and Nick try establishing lines of communication with Kenny in Japan. Ibushi implores him to reconcile with his old friends but he’s reluctant. Cody is obsessed with running a Senate election campaign in Texas and practices his speeches in bathroom mirrors, but it almost sounds like he’s talking to his stablemates. Meanwhile, a package that Matt and Nick sent him weeks ago has been collecting dust the whole time. Ahead of his fourth match with Kazuchika Okada, Kenny decides to open the package… June 9, 2018 – Omega vs Okada IV
Everyone is in Japan for the big Dominion show. Hangman approaches Cody and asks what the plan is for tonight. Cody looks sullen and calls off whatever he had been plotting to ruin Omega’s big night.
Kenny triumphs in possibly the greatest match in wrestling history, claiming the IWGP heavyweight championship. He reunites with the Young Bucks afterward, and it’s revealed that in the package are Golden Elite shirts, honoring the pact they made in Hotel Room 710
at the start of the year.
Cody approaches the locker room with congratulatory gifts for Kenny and to make peace, but he stops short and leaves them outside the door. July 7, 2018 – Debts Are Settled in San Francisco
At the G1 Special NJPW show, Cody challenges Omega for the IWGP championship. After a war with Kenny emerging in triumph, the Elite gather and celebrate… until the Bullet Club OGs attack them in retribution for the dysfunction and strife they’ve brought to the group over the previous two years. Cody returns to the ring and is given a chance to brutalize Kenny, but instead he defends him and rejoins the Elite in full.
Over the coming months, Cody, Kenny, Matt, Nick and Hangman solidify themselves as a core group leading up to: September 1, 2018 - All In
By far the greatest triumph in indie wrestling history, the show was a massive success both at live gate and on PPV, wildly exceeding all expectations. In its main event, Cody wins the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, the same world title his father had claimed 31 years earlier.
After this monumental night, the Elite ceded the war for control of Bullet Club to the OGs and stepped away from the group, turning their attention to the establishment of something new entirely: All Elite Wrestling. This new national promotion came into being on January 1, 2019
, and at its forefront was the core group of five. As the inaugural and omnipresent face of the company, Cody’s claim to AEW gold is surely just a matter of time. May 25, 2019 -- Double or Nothing
AEW holds its first event ever. In 944 days
, on the Christmas episode of Rampage, Cody claims his final championship in AEW. August 31, 2019 -- All Out
As the clock strikes midnight, Chris Jericho pins Hangman Adam Page to become the first AEW World Champion. In 944 days
, Cody Rhodes rises onto the WrestleMania stage and returns to WWE. November 6, 2019
Allied with his friend, protege, and personal recruit to AEW, Maxwell Jacob Friedman, the public face of AEW prepares to challenge for the world championship of the company he helped build. He seems destined for it, it’s damn near his birthright, and yet there are whispers he’s only in position to claim it through politics.
“Eddie Graham... Cowboy Bill Watts... The American Dream Dusty Rhodes... For the cold and sterile historians of our business, there's an air of controversy that surrounds them, it's from the simple fact that those men were also, in addition to being competitors... they were management. Not unlike myself. And for the last year I've told everybody: every podcast, every radio, every correspondent. I've shouted it off the rooftops how proud I am of AEW, how proud I am of the all-inclusive nature, of the schedule, of the pay, of the fact that we will listen. This! This is Ellis Island for a professional wrestler! This is freedom! So, when I hear the same criticism attached to my name for being management and being in a title match… I can't not hear it... And with that said, I am announcing that if I do not defeat Chris Jericho at Full Gear... I will never challenge for the AEW World championship again.”
And so Cody faced Chris Jericho at Full Gear 2019 with destiny in his grasp. There, with MJF in his corner, Cody and Jericho pushed each other to their limits. Late in the match with the challenger locked tight in the Walls of Jericho, MJF throws in the towel for Cody and costs him the match, effectively locking him out of the title picture thereafter.
MJF’s ascension begins. He wins the Dynamite Diamond Ring and begins climbing the rankings. Winning isn’t simply enough, though. If he wants everything, he needs chaos. He needs to flip the world upside down. He needs the world to believe its heroes are the villains and its villains are the heroes. November 14, 2019
You wanna boo me as if I’m the villain… Meanwhile, you people have been cheering for the real villain the whole time. That villain is Cody… Cody Rhodes couldn’t give less of a shit about any single one of you… You sheep don’t want to admit it. There’s only one man on this planet who knows the real Cody Rhodes, and you’re looking at him. December 11, 2019
"What are you gonna do Cody? Are you gonna try to fire me? Are you gonna pull Tony Khan over to the side and get me fired? Well how bout you do that Cody. HOW BOUT YOU FIRE ME. Oh wait. That's right. You won't. Because the one thing you want most in this world is to get your hands on me... And to top that off, you'd be letting down each and every one of these people you claim to care about.” February 29, 2020 – Revolution
After weeks of taunting and weeks of enduring the original gauntlet of trials MJF sets in order to get a match with him, Cody gets his match with MJF… but he falls short, defeated and humiliated by the young man he brought into AEW himself. March 5, 2020 – Cody is bitten by the original Snake
Jake Roberts emerges from the thickest of weeds and slithers down to the ring. He nearly devours Cody. He mocks him… “Hail Caesar”
. He neither fears nor respects him.
“What a Snake wants, a snake takes. I’m not in AEW for the whole pie.. Just your slice”
Two weeks later the world screeches to a halt as an unknown, lethal virus spreads rapidly around the globe. For several weeks Dynamite is patchwork, assembled from whatever talent is available. A tournament for a new title belt is announced. Ahead of its opening round we get the darkest promo we’ve thus far seen from the purest babyface in the company’s short history… April 8, 2020
Cody sits ominously at a table, in a pitch black room, and lights a cigar… just as he’d done before when laying out his machinations against Kenny Omega for control of Bullet Club.
"Why do I wanna be TNT Champion? Wrestling is so linear you're gonna hear the same answer to that question over and over again. You'll even hear the announcers strike some of the same hyperboles as they describe the stakes. The wrestlers will give you that real wrestling school, paint by numbers interview where they say things like --- you see: ‘The boys in the back.' Or my favorite: They perpetually say their own name or the person they're wrestling against or the person who's interviewing them over and over again. Like I said, wrestling is linear. They might even do the – [Cody gestures around his waist where a belt would be worn] - that thing. You see, where you pantomime, where you indicate that you want the belt. I've done it a thousand times. We've all done it, we're all guilty. Wrestling is linear. But these are not linear times, are they? I think we'd all give our last dollar for a little bit of normalcy, a little bit of linear. It's my personal hope that we get through this just fine. We wanna live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery, right?
So why do I need to become champion? It is not the fame. It's certainly not the added money. It's not the specialized lower third that they put on the screen. It's not even my specific, unique circumstance of trying to carry a last name that is worth 58 years in gold. It's much simpler. It's because I don't wanna lose. AEW has four major pay per views: Double Or Nothing, All Out, Full Gear, Revolution and I'm 50/50 and I have felt lost and I don't ever want to lose again…The motto, the expression, what the Nightmare Family means, it's sitting at the side of my neck is when we say: DO THE WORK! It's not: Do the work and lose.
And this tournament is flush, it's rich in talent. Take Colt Cabana. Probably the second most experienced guy in the tournament. Does a better flip, flop and fly than me, Dustin and Bully combined. Ask anybody in any locker room the world over – they'll tell you they love Colt Cabana. Well frankly: I do not trust a wrestler that doesn't have any enemies.
Kip Sabian… and that hellfire fiance of his… What happens when those two cohabitate? They’re either gonna motivate themselves upwards or they're gonna drag themselves down to Complacency City, right next to Jobber Avenue.
Darby… I feel like I handpicked Darby. He's clearly the fastest rising star in all of wrestling in any company, hands down. He's putting on weight by the day, he's assassin quick. But Darby is a freshman on the varsity squad. I don't think he has the mental aptitude to finish this tournament.
My oldest friend… Shawn Spears. My former tag team partner, kind of my Dick Murdoch. Could be a world champion pretty much anywhere he wanted to be. But Shawn Spears is King Boo-Boo Face and he will mentally defeat himself before we ever even lock up…
Every one of those guys, they want to be TNT Champion. The difference with me: I NEED IT!
It was an outright heel promo, preceding his entry into the tournament which he ultimately won, facing Jake Roberts’ client – Lance Archer – in the finals. Cody is the conquering hero he always aspires to be, and he rattles off five straight title defenses in five weeks. Someone’s not very impressed, however. July 7, 2020
Cody stands with Arn in the ring, congratulating himself on the recent string of victories against… let’s say, less than impressive competition.
Onto the stage charges Eddie Kingston, who’s heard enough:
"No, no, no, we're gonna get this right, we're gonna do this real quick. Cody, you talk about grinding, you talk about living this rough life, all that jazz. No one's gonna 'out-grind' you, all that stuff. My man, it's easy to say that when you grew up around used-to-be legends like Arn Anderson. Yeah, you heard me. Keep shooting murder-ones at me and I'll knock your jaw right off your face, partner. You know what I grew up around? You know what I grew up around? Alcoholics! Junkies! I GREW UP AROUND THAT... AND I HAD TO SURVIVE. I HAD TO GRIND. You couldn't last a day in my shoes, so you don't tell me nothing about grinding. You talk about the sport of pro-wrestling... that's a joke. Because every person you faced has been a child. I am a grown-ass man and I will put you in the ground and smile.
But here's the best part about this whole thing: the guy that you like to mention because you like to be best friends with the boss, Tony Khan… He paid me to show up. And now he's going to pay me to kick your ass and take that championship. Oh yeah, you wanna go? Arn, I swear on my beautiful mother's life, if you don't shut up, I'm gouging your eye out. All right? Let me speak! It's my time now. Real easy, relax, you've had yours. Tony Khan said to me, ‘You know what, King? If you want No DQ, man, that's fine by me.. just.. you know.. Cody has to accept.' You have to accept, cause either you're an egg-sucking dog or you're an egg-sucking bitch."
Infuriated that he would be upstaged like this, Cody accepts on the spot. He survives an incredibly violent match and continues on with his title reign. August 13, 2020
Mr. Brodie Lee whips Cody’s ass. In just over three minutes, it’s done and his beloved championship is gone. The Exalted One and The Dark Order put a massive beatdown on Cody and he’s carried out on a stretcher… Then they continue attacking him on the stretcher.
Cody disappears for weeks. September 23, 2020
Brodie spends over a month terrorizing anyone even remotely close to Cody, but he still doesn’t come back until after Brodie beats down Orange Cassidy in a title defense. It’s a surprise attack, which incenses The Exalted One.
"You gotta be kidding me! The audacity of a man, the audacity of you Cody to return like that! You have been gone for five weeks while I’ve been here doing the work, being undeniable! Oh my God, the audacity of you Cody. What kind of man sends another man to do his work? Did you see what I did to Dustin? Did you see what Anna Jay did to Brandi? What kind of man Cody, what kind of man lets his wife post Instagram thirst traps while calling me daddy? What kind of man stays away in a little bubble? A man like you, Cody. But YOU are no man! YOU are a coward!
Mr. Brodie Lee grabs a pair of dog collars and looks into the camera.
Cody, you can run on for a long time, but sooner or later Brodie Lee is gonna cut you down! And I am gonna take this dog collar, Cody, I am gonna wrap it around your neck, I am gonna wrap it around that God-forsaken tattoo! And you, Cody, will have nowhere, nowhere to run and nowhere to hide! You, Cody... You have one week to answer me: Are you a man... Or are you a coward?!"
Two weeks later, Cody reclaims his championship in the first dog collar match in AEW history. He would hold it for only a month until one of the Four Pillars pries it away from him, beginning Darby Allin’s ascension to the main event scene... And sending Cody spiraling into the Codyverse of excess and absurdity. February 17, 2021 - “It’s a girl!”
Despite a litany of viral media and news segments addressing how excessive and even dangerous pregnancy gender reveals are… Cody and Brandi have theirs live on Dynamite, with full entrance and theme, as well as what still to this day is among the largest pyro displays in the history of AEW. It’s shockingly tone-deaf. May 12, 2021 – The worst promo in AEW history
Just before the one year anniversary of the George Floyd murder that rattled America and stirred racial dialogue in a manner unseen for decades…
Cody addresses Anthony Ogogo and delivers an all-time terrible promo. I'm not even gonna transcribe it here, it's the most pandering cringe ever. Here's a link if you absolutely need to see it...
When AEW returns to touring, all the cheering and adulation Cody was accustomed to at AEW's beginning is gone. His goodwill has completely evaporated. They’re tired of his phony, self-fellating act and want something different. July 7, 2021
Still nursing a vicious eye injury incurred at the hands of Kevin Owens on WWE programming the previous October, Malakai Black posts on Instagram a video of him in a mental institution where he's been locked up for 5 years, coincidentally the same length of time he was in his old company... He viciously attacks and kills the doctors and staff.
Walking out, he says "The Devil made me do it." [Continued in comments]
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2023.03.30 19:04 invisiblegirllalaloo ‘Look Out or You’ll Be Poisoned’ A tale of love, tainted marshmallows, and murder at the Carmel artist colony.
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