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  1. I will accept “it was knackered” is a fair enough answer! Although he mainly seemed to be out of nano material at the end of Infinity War. I have genuinely no idea whether pushing 150+kg of man and suit through our atmosphere at speed requires more or less energy than giving thrust to a much larger object in deep space, anyone? It could at least have helped with powering life support I suppose (but at no point did they say it didn’t, so I’ll shut up now...)
  2. A quick question that there is probably already a detailed answer for somewhere out there: Couldn’t Tony have used his arc reactor (or whatever it’s called post surgery) as a power supply to fly the dead spaceship home? Especially as it’s no longer needed to keep him alive? (I get that that is pure movie science “hook this up to that”, but given there is a throwaway line about reversing the dilithium crystals for an extra 24 hours juice, wouldn’t the reactor be worth a mention too?)
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    Tolkien - Biopic of some guy

    How Shelob Got Her Groove Back
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    PUBG Mobile

    Firing this up today and I see the devs have put up a loading message that the game will be offline on feb 18th, and return on the 19th with a Resi2 sponsored zombie (and zombie bosses) mode! Their twitter shows a zombie emerging from a downed players loot box which could be an interesting way to implement them. So... anyone else still playing this? I find it incredibly satisfying for a free mobile game (though I play on an iPad mini, it’d be far too fiddly on anything smaller) that I can pick up in downtime at work or between baby chores. There is never any significant wait for a game on the European servers*, and it now has all four maps from the main game - the latest one (Vikendi) was launched almost simultaneously.** As mentioned in the main PUBG thread it has lovely auto pickup options so there’s a fraction of the tedious inventory management and grit, and though your game can be over in a matter of seconds (would it be a battle royale otherwise?) the opposition feels of a much more mixed ability - or maybe it’s just full of people like me distracted by a crying infant Plus it has arcade modes if you want a fixed game length. And despite some daft and easily ignored loot box and silly costume freemium stuff it still has the classic pubg murdering strangers base appeal *Although most players seem to be in Gulf states judging by their languages and flags. I don’t voice chat with randoms so it matters not, but you can filter by language. ** Some loading screens also show a Hong Kong/Seoul style city - is this the next map coming?
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    Rian Johnson Star Wars trilogy (now cancelled)

    Beru Dondarrion
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    Tolkien - Biopic of some guy

    You Don’t Mess With The Rohan
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    Tolkien - Biopic of some guy

    Where Sméagols Dare
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    Tolkien - Biopic of some guy

    It’s a war movie! Full Mithril Jacket
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    Pokemon Go

    Yeah sorry guys I am KarminiX, didn’t notice the thread bump. Not too worried about xp so whenever is good for you!
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    Pokemon Go

    Pretty large if it’s centred on Excel - from the west they start appearing at Bank junction and from the southwest Borough High St/Borough Market, so probably well into Bromley, Dagenham and Stratford too.
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    Pokemon Go

    Yes this time around I’m using pokegenie. My strongest are all old catches: 98 Vape 96 Exegg, Vape 93 Gyro, Jolt, Seadra 91 Gengar, Golem after that they drop off pretty quickly. Weirdly the game keeps recommending I use a rhydon that rates at 32% and some similar pinsirs - is there a sound logic behind that or are the game recommendations borked? Also the eggs that had been in cold storage for 22 months all hatched as gen 2/3 Pokemon, I always thought egg contents was set on acquisition but maybe in that time they got wiped...
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    Pokemon Go

    Hey all, like many of you I originally changed my Apple store region to get in on Go before release. Had great fun over that first summer, but I gave up on the game in Oct 2016 (just after buddies, before streaks etc) at Level 27 with 131 in the dex, there were a few more I could get by walking but the gameplay was so thin, it just felt done. But I’ve been coerced back onto the poketreadmill by endless pestering from my young nephew who has his first phone and wants people to trade with! So a week ago I restored the app and jumped back in. And after nearly two years out coming back is brilliant! Having two whole generations (that I never experienced on the Gameboy/DS) to catch meant everywhere I looked were new encounters, and my dex has jumped to 258. And that’s only 67 johto/55 hoenn so still plenty to look for! Also new candy, new gyms, raids, friends*, quests, alohans.. it is a so much better game it is barely comparable. Plus there’s now a stop and a gym in range of my living room It changes hands at 3am so it’s not free money! But it’s good for lazy raids The downside is all my best Pokemon are hopelessly retro and behind the curve (gyros, vapes, classic exeggcutor). I feel totally outgunned out there! *Feel free to add me if you want some grotty London landmarks, I’ve already sent a few requests your way: KarminiX 057534406444
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    Edge #323 25th Anniversary Edition

    I found one the first place I looked - Waterloo station - this game is a piece o’ piss!
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    SOLO: A Star Wars Story

    So mediocre.
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