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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby Deepcrush » Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:30 pm

That or those cute little sharp things on the tops of their heads!
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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby Mark » Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:01 pm

Bambi 2....Bambi Strikes Back!
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the women are mighty fine.
They look like Phyllis Diller,
and walk like Frankenstein.
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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby Deepcrush » Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:09 pm

Mark wrote:Bambi 2....Bambi Strikes Back!

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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby Tsukiyumi » Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:29 pm

I feel compelled to remind people about this. :lol:
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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby Sionnach Glic » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:15 pm

This should really be here.
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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby stitch626 » Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:28 am

Well, now we are onto discussing deer... not preds... and deer aren't SciFi... I think.
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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby Reliant121 » Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:02 am

COSMIC KILLER DEER!
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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby Mark » Tue Feb 16, 2010 8:25 pm

:DITL:


You never know what will come up next :mrgreen:
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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby LaughingCheese » Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:38 am

stitch626 wrote:Well, now we are onto discussing deer... not preds... and deer aren't SciFi... I think.


DEER PREDS!!!!!!!

with shoulder mounted PLASMA CANNONS!!!!!!!!1111111


AND MINI NUKES!!!!!!!!!!


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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby stitch626 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:37 pm

LaughingCheese wrote:
stitch626 wrote:Well, now we are onto discussing deer... not preds... and deer aren't SciFi... I think.


DEER PREDS!!!!!!!

with shoulder mounted PLASMA CANNONS!!!!!!!!1111111


AND MINI NUKES!!!!!!!!!!


:mrgreen:

That would scare me to death, unless the deer got to me first.
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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby Tyyr » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:32 pm

Just saw Predator again last night.

The oh so honorable Pred shot Jesse Ventura's character in the back while invisible with a plasma cannon.
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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby Tsukiyumi » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:46 pm

Tyyr wrote:Just saw Predator again last night.

The oh so honorable Pred shot Jesse Ventura's character in the back while invisible with a plasma cannon.


you know, I've backed that scene up and paused it repeatedly; I'm pretty sure the Pred used a disc. Look at the projectile as it hits his neck, and the shape of the hole in his chest after the second hit.

And, of course the Pred was cloaked. Blaine had a damned man-portable minigun. The Predator is honorable, not stupid. :lol:
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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby Lighthawk » Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:29 pm

Tsukiyumi wrote:
Tyyr wrote:Just saw Predator again last night.

The oh so honorable Pred shot Jesse Ventura's character in the back while invisible with a plasma cannon.


you know, I've backed that scene up and paused it repeatedly; I'm pretty sure the Pred used a disc. Look at the projectile as it hits his neck, and the shape of the hole in his chest after the second hit.

And, of course the Pred was cloaked. Blaine had a damned man-portable minigun. The Predator is honorable, not stupid. :lol:


It was more of a case that the pred hit him with a disc/throwing blade first, which stunned him, and then it finished him off with the cannon.
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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby Tyyr » Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:37 pm

On TV so I couldn't rewatch it. Come to think of it I need to buy that movie.

I'm not really disputing the intelligence of not going face to face with a guy carrying a gun that can fire 6,000 rounds per minute. However the predator is really nothing more than a big game hunter. His tactics weren't honorable (by a human definition) simply efficient. There's nothing wrong with that, just don't pretend its something its not.
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Re: If Predators are so honorable....

Postby Tsukiyumi » Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:47 pm

Tyyr wrote:...His tactics weren't honorable (by a human definition)...


Honorable tactics would've been even odds and Predator versions of assault weapons rather than hunting weapons.
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