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God dammit...my dad rear ended the neighbors vehicle when he was backing out of the driveway. Swung too far out into the road.

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Yep. Me and my savy internet skills.

@  furrykef : (13 August 2017 - 05:51 PM)

The problem was it wasn't a ban. It was total account deletion -- which meant we didn't even have any contact info.

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Geez, I'm already (in)famous. Great

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Good to see you return. Many were worried over your accidental ban.

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Clocktopus is now a Fellow FUSer and has all the benefits as such.

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Did he happen to register an e-mail? Like, could you guys send a message that way?

@  Uncle Ben : (08 August 2017 - 07:44 PM)

Reposting so it won't scroll off: Clocktopus, we screwed up and deleted your account by mistake. You'll have to create it again and post in the validation forum again. Sorry for the inconvenience.

@  Uncle Ben : (08 August 2017 - 07:43 PM)

You would think the head Admin (aka you) would have the ability to undo that. Or at least a "Are you sure you wanna do that" option. Think that's what we have at Scribes.

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Reposting so it won't scroll off: Clocktopus, we screwed up and deleted your account by mistake. You'll have to create it again and post in the validation forum again. Sorry for the inconvenience.

@  chief : (08 August 2017 - 06:40 PM)

Just like with Clocktopus...I made him a Fuser..then accidently deleted him when doing something else....And there is no "oops you messed up" option

@  chief : (08 August 2017 - 06:39 PM)

..Especially with websites and me

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Anything is possible

@  Uncle Ben : (08 August 2017 - 05:30 PM)

Wait, how did you ban yourself chief?

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Reposting so it won't scroll off: Clocktopus, we screwed up and deleted your account by mistake. You'll have to create it again and post in the validation forum again. Sorry for the inconvenience.


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Archie Comics Won’t Show Face At Sdcc After Public Breakup With Sega


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#1 FUS News Robot

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Posted 4 weeks ago



We’ve heard from SEGA. We’ve heard from Archie Sonic’s team, not just current workers but former ones too. But one party has been quiet on the matter: Archie Comics itself. Over 24 hours have passed since SEGA confirmed that Archie Sonic was done, and Archie Comics’ PR has not said a thing. In fact, it has been “business as usual” for Archie HQ, as promotion for Archie series and Riverdale continued on their Twitter. It doesn’t help that all this is happening simultaneously with San Diego Comic Con either, which recently started on Thursday. Indeed, it seems the SEGA/Archie “break up” has put a damper into the latter’s already lackluster SDCC plans, if what BleedingCool’s reporting has suggested:
Following yesterday’s report that Archie Comics was dumped by longtime licensing partner Sega via tweet, a new report reveals that Archie doesn’t have a booth at San Diego Comic Con this year.

Salacious comics tabloid The Beat reports that Archie marketing executive Alex Segura also pulled out of their Comics “Journalism” panel and is absent from the convention. The news would be all the more shocking if Archie had planned to attend the show in the first place, but in retrospect, a lack of any promotion or advertisement of Archie’s presence at the con beyond a single Saturday panel, Archie Comics Forever: Riverdale and Beyond, or any listing on the SDCC Exhibitors page, could probably have been considered a major clue that the company would not have a big presence at the show.

There is no question that Archie’s panel on Saturday (which coincidentally happens 6 hours before Sonic Team’s panel) will have people’s attention, but it won’t just be because of Riverdale. A speedy hedgehog disguised as an elephant will be in the room. Whether Archie will acknowledge it is still up for debate, but if their PR as of late has been any indicator, it’s not looking too likely.

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#2 Jman1236

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Posted 4 weeks ago

After 7 months of no news and after this, I wouldn't show my face in public, let alone Comic con, ether.



#3 Shadow

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Posted 4 weeks ago

It just shows you just how little Archie really feels about the Sonic brand in general.



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Posted 4 weeks ago

Well Archie's loss is IDW's gain as they have secured the rights to Sonic.

 

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Posted 4 weeks ago

Fingers crossed they bring the creatives who got unceremoniously dumped by Archie thanks to the abrupt, ignominious cancellation, and/or the SatAM/Archie originals, too.  Doubtful, but given the space of the two announcements, one DOES sense this has been in the works for a while, so who knows?


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#6 Shadow

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Posted 4 weeks ago

I asked artist Steven Butler about it, and he said he is currently too busy to commit to applying for comic work with IDW but is happy this is going through.



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Fingers crossed they bring the creatives who got unceremoniously dumped by Archie thanks to the abrupt, ignominious cancellation, and/or the SatAM/Archie originals, too.  Doubtful, but given the space of the two announcements, one DOES sense this has been in the works for a while, so who knows?

Who can say, really?



#8 Clocktopus

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Posted A week ago

If they do continue the comics, I hope it's more of a return to form.  I stopped reading around issue 65.  Changing the characters to the "modern versions" and the overall quality of the stories was no where near the lat 30s-50 arc.


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Posted A week ago

If they do continue the comics, I hope it's more of a return to form.  I stopped reading around issue 65.  Changing the characters to the "modern versions" and the overall quality of the stories was no where near the lat 30s-50 arc.

 

It's gonna be the modern incarnations, without a doubt. Whether you like them or not, they're the current face of the franchise.

 

And to be honest, I found that era of the comics to be a pretty shallow representation of SatAM. In some cases, it was downright cringy, and "Endgame" was really overrated.



#10 Clocktopus

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Posted A week ago

Sure, but there were bad stories all the time.  I really enjoyed "Endgame" except for everything with Dulcy...


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#11 furrykef

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Posted 6 days ago

Was Endgame overrated? I thought most people hated Endgame. I know I do.

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Posted 6 days ago

I loved Endgame and still do. It would have been a perfect place to end the comics before they went to shit. It was the greatest moment of Robotnik reaching a level of villainy that put him on the levels of Doctor Doom for me. Such a shame that Eggman never quite had the same bite as Endgame had.



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Posted 6 days ago

Endgame doesn't hold up for me especially when you compare it to it's Satam counterpart Doomsday which does everything better.

 

Plus it's full of dumb shit like Hershey wearing a Sonic mask that makes everyone look like Snively. If Robotnik really wanted to frame Sonic for killing Sally why didn't he use one of his lifelike infiltrator robots instead?

 

Plus the Dulcy shit about how dragon's can sense the truth and can't lie.

 

Plus there's the ending where Snively was the one who killed Robotnik since he altered Robotnik's ultimate annihilator to only target Robotnik's DNA signature. 

 

On top of that Penders wanted to kill Sally off.

 

Just a bad story.



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Posted 5 days ago

If you try and compare everything to SatAM, you'll always come up short :P
The mask was a bit of a gimmick, I admit, but I don't care too much.  He probably needed the plant because he wouldn't know exactly where they would attempt to enter.  
Dulcy ruins everything, we know, we know.  She's just crap.
That ending was cool... : {
Penders is an ass, and it only goes to show that the fans were the ones that wanted to keep her.  Sally 4 Eva.
 


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#15 Shadow

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Posted 5 days ago

The Doomsday project in SatAM was cool in concept but compared to a reality ending super cannon comes up short, at least for me. I'm not sure why they made it into a large tunneling project and not a Death Egg. Perhaps if we saw more emphasis on Robotnik's armies invading then a few scout parties it would have felt much more of a doomsday machine. The Endgame arc showed off growth as a villain more than anything to Robotnik. It also made Croc Bot into a competent villain, if only for this one time.



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Posted 4 days ago

Yeah, Dulcy is a weird character in both design and implementation. Even in the show. 

 

There was that time Eggman destroyed Knothole- that was pretty intense on his part.



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There was that time Eggman destroyed Knothole- that was pretty intense on his part.

 

I found that one scene way more emotional than anything "Endgame" tried attempting. Not only was it a tragic event, but it had a lasting impact on the series. With their home gone, the Freedom Fighters no longer had a base to call home.

 

Sure, the situation was shortly resolved thanks to Nicole and her nanites, but at least that was properly introduced beforehand and didn't come completely out of nowhere - unlike in "Endgame" wherein Penders had Knothole flung 3 hours into the future for no adequate reason other than Deux ex Machina and was hardly ever addressed in later stories.






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