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Forum: Code Geass 2008-04-23, 16:31
Replies: 9,523
Views: 482,638
Posted By Gromnir
"and how can you say you get him when your only...

"and how can you say you get him when your only explanation for him is throwing out insults and calling him "wtf with legs and arms." Tell me what exactly he's been doing recently that suggests...
Forum: Code Geass 2008-04-23, 10:32
Replies: 9,523
Views: 482,638
Posted By Gromnir
1) people have been pointing out for dozens of...

1) people have been pointing out for dozens of pages just how much suzaku bothers him due to his "wishy-washy" contradictory. annoying, hypocritical character. go back and peruse. you don't see it?...
Forum: Older Series 2008-04-23, 00:49
Replies: 529
Views: 47,527
Posted By Gromnir
from a practical standpoint it doesn't really...

from a practical standpoint it doesn't really matter. she is yoda or merlin. she is the blind monk who spouts platitudes and can kick your arse five different ways before you can say "fortune...
Forum: Code Geass 2008-04-22, 19:02
Replies: 9,523
Views: 482,638
Posted By Gromnir
"Oh, god forbid a story actually have character...

"Oh, god forbid a story actually have character development."

that was a joke, right? i know that in anime any kind of character development beyond the archetypes is almost unheard of, but the...
Forum: Code Geass 2008-04-22, 17:08
Replies: 9,523
Views: 482,638
Posted By Gromnir
i too am curious, and it is indeed true that the...

i too am curious, and it is indeed true that the character might be fleshed out, grounded and humanized before the eventual conclusion of the series. (unlikely, but possible) however, as he is now,...
Forum: Code Geass 2008-04-22, 16:43
Replies: 9,523
Views: 482,638
Posted By Gromnir
go pick up the OED and read the entry for...

go pick up the OED and read the entry for hypocrisy, and no matter how you spin it, suzaku fits the definition in many ways. however, the fact that suzaku is a hypocrite is Not my problem with his...
Forum: Older Series 2008-04-19, 23:14
Replies: 264
Views: 33,493
Posted By Gromnir
fair enough. if episode 1 was an aberration...

fair enough. if episode 1 was an aberration resulting from translation issues then i will endeavour to persevere... but if this turns into insipid and self indulgent navel gazing reminiscent of neon...
Forum: Code Geass 2008-04-19, 23:06
Replies: 9,523
Views: 482,638
Posted By Gromnir
"Suzaku from 25 onward is a different character...

"Suzaku from 25 onward is a different character from the one in 1-24, so don't bother bringing anything else into the discussion unless you can find anything he said in 25-27 so far to suggest it has...
Forum: Code Geass 2008-04-19, 17:39
Replies: 9,523
Views: 482,638
Posted By Gromnir
1) he personally was part of killing surrendering...

1) he personally was part of killing surrendering soldiers... i never said that he killed unarmed civilians, only that he was part of such a mission.

2) as to suzaku pre and post... we haven't...
Forum: Code Geass 2008-04-19, 17:21
Replies: 9,523
Views: 482,638
Posted By Gromnir
"That line of reasoning would once again suggest...

"That line of reasoning would once again suggest that every Britannian that doesn't support Zero is a sinner."

again, it isn't dependent on zero whatsoever. just because suzaku doesn't follow...
Forum: Code Geass 2008-04-19, 17:02
Replies: 9,523
Views: 482,638
Posted By Gromnir
"That line of reasoning suggests that the...

"That line of reasoning suggests that the Rebellion is 100 percent pure and good"

surely you aren't responding to me. suzaku's hypocrisy is not in anyway dependent on the subjective rightness of...
Forum: Code Geass 2008-04-19, 16:39
Replies: 9,523
Views: 482,638
Posted By Gromnir
i am a big fan of Burt Lancaster. he is one of...

i am a big fan of Burt Lancaster. he is one of my favorite american actors, right up there with De Niro and Brando. in Judgment at Nuremberg Burt Lancaster plays the role of Ernst Janning, a German...
Forum: Code Geass 2008-04-19, 11:25
Replies: 9,523
Views: 482,638
Posted By Gromnir
the only way to truly empathize with suzaku is to...

the only way to truly empathize with suzaku is to come up with convoluted rationalizations. with a sauron or grendel type of villain this is an acceptable approach. why did grendel attack...
Forum: Older Series 2008-04-18, 23:17
Replies: 264
Views: 33,493
Posted By Gromnir
start of rant you have to wonder what...

start of rant

you have to wonder what Nietzsche would say if he had to observe the kind of surface level existential introspection that is so common in anime. the typical anime writer slaps their...
Forum: Code Geass 2008-04-18, 11:29
Replies: 9,523
Views: 482,638
Posted By Gromnir
suzaku is quixotic w/o the redeeming quality of...

suzaku is quixotic w/o the redeeming quality of being mad. it is much easier to forgive the poor soul driven unto madness than it is to embrace a willfully self-deluded hypocrite with a death wish. ...
Forum: General Chat 2008-04-18, 10:51
Replies: 429
Views: 19,177
Posted By Gromnir
positives: 1) lawyers can make lots of...

positives:

1) lawyers can make lots of money. even bad lawyers will eventually make good money if they stay in the game long enough.
2) you can make a difference.
3) you will hear all the best...
Forum: General Chat 2008-04-18, 00:34
Replies: 13,256
Views: 1,941,014
Posted By Gromnir
an introduction? does anybody actually read the...

an introduction? does anybody actually read the introductions other than the people introducing themselves? wouldn't that be a cruel sort of joke, eh?

well, i shot a man in Reno just to watch...
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