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Forum: Black Library Fiction   12-07-10, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,529
Posted By Turkeyspit
I don't hate you. But I did just order Dead...

I don't hate you.

But I did just order Dead Men Walking, Prospero Burns, and The First Heretic to put under my Christmas Tree.

When I first saw Dead Men Walking, I thought it was an IG vs....
Forum: Television and Movies   11-18-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,467
Posted By Turkeyspit
I'm on the fence with this show. It has some...

I'm on the fence with this show. It has some pretty interesting strengths and at the same time, some glaring weaknesses.

Strengths:

1. Authenticity

Zombie is culturally a 'voodoo' term. ...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   11-18-10, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By Turkeyspit
I'm excited about the Grey Knights. I'm hoping...

I'm excited about the Grey Knights. I'm hoping he'll flesh them out a bit, especially the structure of their organization.

These are the guys you call when ordinary Space Marines won't do. I...
Forum: 40k Fluff   11-18-10, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By Turkeyspit
Oooh...I'm going to have to crack that open...

Oooh...I'm going to have to crack that open again. I don't recall much about what you're referencing, but then I was in a hurry to get to the violent parts ^_^
Forum: 40k Fluff   11-18-10, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By Turkeyspit
Ah, but I seem to recall from Sons of Dorn an...

Ah, but I seem to recall from Sons of Dorn an occasion where one of the characters noted himself falling back to techniques he'd learned as a youth, and the disapproval his Sergeant would express if...
Forum: 40k Fluff   11-18-10, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By Turkeyspit
Remember, we aren't talking about genetic...

Remember, we aren't talking about genetic manipulation here.

If I wanted an army of red-headed soldiers, I could manufacture one by breeding red-haired men with red-haired women. Even without any...
Forum: 40k Fluff   11-18-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By Turkeyspit
Not entirely sure if that is accurate. Based...

Not entirely sure if that is accurate. Based upon my interpretation, the Astartes are looking for candidates with the correct 'instincts', not 'experience'.

Most/all SM's undergo extensive...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   11-18-10, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By Turkeyspit
I see Red Dwarf DVDs in the bookcase behind him....

I see Red Dwarf DVDs in the bookcase behind him. :clapping:
Forum: Black Library Fiction   11-18-10, 03:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,386
Posted By Turkeyspit
I agree with this, but sadly, I don't see it in...

I agree with this, but sadly, I don't see it in the fiction.

In my mind, the large caliber of the bolt round, its mass-reactive nature, and the heightened senses and reflexes (and therefore...
Forum: 40k Fluff   11-18-10, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By Turkeyspit
Question about selective breeding.

This is something that puzzles me, and I'm hoping perhaps the answer has already been discussed in some Codex/Novel that I'm unfamiliar with.

Also, if any of my statements/assumptions are...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-16-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,813
Posted By Turkeyspit
This really increases my interest in viewing the...

This really increases my interest in viewing the movie....except:

- based on the website, it will cost me $40.00 + $5 extra S&H USD to purchase the movie. Then you toss in HST (13%) and any...
Forum: Forum Announcements   11-16-10, 03:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,179
Posted By Turkeyspit
At the risk of sounding thick, is the December...

At the risk of sounding thick, is the December 1st deadline for the submissions or the final product? I read it as the deadline for the synopses, and if so, when will the deadline be for the final...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   11-11-10, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 133,181
Posted By Turkeyspit
Just started Iron Warriors, and it is really...

Just started Iron Warriors, and it is really crunchy. Sadly, I kinda know how it ends and I'm always the one to root for the good guys, but it is an enjoyable ride.
Forum: Off Topic   10-30-10, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6,811
  Sticky: Picture War!!!
Views: 554,706
Posted By Turkeyspit
http://videogameguy101.webs.com/Pikachu.gif ...

http://videogameguy101.webs.com/Pikachu.gif

Oh yes I did......
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-30-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 56,657
Posted By Turkeyspit
Per Ploss' request, here is a pic of the prizes...

Per Ploss' request, here is a pic of the prizes he sent me for winning the Fiction Competition.
http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e281/turkeyspit/prizes.jpg


This is especially cool: located...
Forum: Off Topic   10-29-10, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6,811
  Sticky: Picture War!!!
Views: 554,706
Posted By Turkeyspit
http://www.freewebs.com/kickasshorrorreviews/Sheri...

http://www.freewebs.com/kickasshorrorreviews/Sheri_Moon-7.jpg
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-29-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,021
Posted By Turkeyspit
I find it highly doubtful that Dorn could stand...

I find it highly doubtful that Dorn could stand in the Emperor's presence and remain undiscovered as a traitor. We are talking about the most powerful psyker alive (ever?) - I'm sure reading Dorn's...
Forum: Off Topic   10-29-10, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By Turkeyspit
Hmm. It could be that they just do it...

Hmm. It could be that they just do it differently on this side of The Pondô.

When queried about the practice, the registrars would tell me that it was to discourage students from sending out...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-29-10, 02:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,290
Posted By Turkeyspit
Pretty much agree here. Horus was simply a...

Pretty much agree here. Horus was simply a Primarch, while Abaddon however, is not only a Daemon Lord, but the chosen of all four chaos gods.

I not sure I agree that Horus was 'the greatest' of...
Forum: Off Topic   10-29-10, 02:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,487
Posted By Turkeyspit
Nobody likes Chuck Norris. Everyone is just...

Nobody likes Chuck Norris. Everyone is just afraid to not like him :D

Ok, seriously, it's an fandom thing. I'll quote Arnold movie lines with glee and happiness, but objectively, I think the...
Forum: Off Topic   10-29-10, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By Turkeyspit
Out of curiosity, what do they charge to app to a...

Out of curiosity, what do they charge to app to a University over there?

When I was in University (pre-millennium...ugh, that makes me sound old) I believe it was $50 CDN just to send in the...
Forum: Off Topic   10-27-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6,811
  Sticky: Picture War!!!
Views: 554,706
Posted By Turkeyspit
Quick...before it's too late... ...

Quick...before it's too late...

http://blog.brickhousesecurity.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/stop-the-internet.jpeg
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-27-10, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,855
Posted By Turkeyspit
^ this Also why I dislike movies/TV shows...

^ this

Also why I dislike movies/TV shows based on books I love. That is the majesty of the written word: it is left up to YOU and your imagination to decide how the characters look, sound, etc.
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-27-10, 08:08 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,690
Posted By Turkeyspit
If I were an ordinary run-of-the-mill human? ...

If I were an ordinary run-of-the-mill human? HELL YEAH! You have to realize that for 95% 'ish of the Imperium, life really and truly sucks!

The only thing that keeps the masses of humanity in...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-27-10, 08:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,680
Posted By Turkeyspit
Grey Knights cannot go evil, since anyone who...

Grey Knights cannot go evil, since anyone who claims otherwise would be immediately silenced by a member of the Inquisition.

Tree falling in the woods with nobody around to hear it type of...
Forum: Off Topic   10-27-10, 07:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,279
Posted By Turkeyspit
I imagine currency exchange plays a role as well....

I imagine currency exchange plays a role as well. A Euro/BP is like $2 USD if i'm not mistaken.
Forum: Off Topic   10-27-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6,811
  Sticky: Picture War!!!
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Posted By Turkeyspit
Meet THE ORIGINAL 'Painless'! ...

Meet THE ORIGINAL 'Painless'!

http://i472.photobucket.com/albums/rr90/Mstr33t/minigun.jpg
Forum: Off Topic   10-27-10, 03:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,330
Posted By Turkeyspit
Watch the 3rd Matrix movie again; that way I'll...

Watch the 3rd Matrix movie again; that way I'll look forward to the 7th day!
Forum: Off Topic   10-27-10, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,460
Posted By Turkeyspit
I say you dress up as a crumpet and wear a sign...

I say you dress up as a crumpet and wear a sign around your neck that says "EAT ME!". I foresee it as a chick-magnet :ok:
Forum: Off Topic   10-27-10, 02:57 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,279
Posted By Turkeyspit
If I stole a car, the police could initiate a...

If I stole a car, the police could initiate a high-speed chase until I'm caught.

If I stole a movie, some parasite wearing a business suit with a law degree will see me in court and cost me...
Forum: Off Topic   10-26-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6,056
  Sticky: Pointless VENTING
Views: 371,928
Posted By Turkeyspit
It's pretty crappy when I'm not qualified even...

It's pretty crappy when I'm not qualified even for the jobs I don't want.

I wish relocating was easier :cray:
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-26-10, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By Turkeyspit
I've been waiting on Cadian Blood from Amazon for...

I've been waiting on Cadian Blood from Amazon for like...months.

From what I've heard of the book, can't really blame them for being out of stock, but c'mon, I really want to read it :angry:
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-21-10, 03:00 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 17,021
Posted By Turkeyspit
It is difficult to say, simply because W40K lacks...

It is difficult to say, simply because W40K lacks a single dominant antagonist.

If we take what is said in the novel Legion, then one could point the finger at Chaos as being the ultimate threat...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-21-10, 02:50 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,886
Posted By Turkeyspit
All my BL books sit in a box at the foot of my...

All my BL books sit in a box at the foot of my bed, simply because I have procrastinated moving them to the bookcase in my basement. I hope I don't get a visit from a member of the Ordos Libri as a...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-17-10, 11:34 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,386
Posted By Turkeyspit
Exterminatus have been carried out for...

Exterminatus have been carried out for less............heretic....

The movie looks...ok? But I just watched the Trailer for SC2 again, so maybe I'm seeing the Ultramarines trailer in a biased...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-16-10, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,676
Posted By Turkeyspit
I heartily agree with what McNeill said about who...

I heartily agree with what McNeill said about who the Ultramarines are. Sadly, I wish that was how he actually wrote them in his novels.

"the Ultramarines are true heroes, warriors who fight to...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-16-10, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,458
Posted By Turkeyspit
Married couples in 60's sitcoms slept in separate...

Married couples in 60's sitcoms slept in separate beds - aka. no fun.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-15-10, 10:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,458
Posted By Turkeyspit
How many models are there? And, do you...

How many models are there? And, do you perchance, have a plan?
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-15-10, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,458
Posted By Turkeyspit
My vote is for C.S. Goto....just because I'd like...

My vote is for C.S. Goto....just because I'd like to see CP struggle to ask unbiased and uninflammatory questions :grin:
Forum: Black Library Fiction   10-07-10, 10:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,345
Posted By Turkeyspit
10th Co. obv. We need to see more Scout action!

10th Co. obv. We need to see more Scout action!
Forum: Original Works   10-07-10, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By Turkeyspit
Wow. I honestly didn't expect this. I hoped to...

Wow. I honestly didn't expect this. I hoped to do well in the contest, but given the level of competition I saw, I figured it was a long shot.

I would like to thank The Academy, Ritalin, my wife...
Forum: 40k Fluff   10-06-10, 11:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,306
Posted By Turkeyspit
Ironically, this has been on my mind of late as I...

Ironically, this has been on my mind of late as I just started reading Hunt for Voldurious. In the opening Chapters, a White Scar strike force is on the hunt for chaos 'wabbits'. A formation of...
Forum: Original Works   10-03-10, 12:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,388
Posted By Turkeyspit
Ploss has no control over when the commissioner...

Ploss has no control over when the commissioner activates the Bat-Signal, so......
Forum: Black Library Fiction   09-30-10, 06:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,886
Posted By Turkeyspit
While I'm sure it sucks at the moment, if you...

While I'm sure it sucks at the moment, if you look at it objectively, it's a blessing in disguise. Better to have the contract cancelled and hold onto the rights of your work over handing it to a...
Forum: Black Library Fiction   09-30-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,706
Posted By Turkeyspit
Did the specify a timeline for the story? The...

Did the specify a timeline for the story? The anthology is reported to be titled "Treacheries of Space Marines", but does that preclude us from using a pre-heresy setting?
Forum: Off Topic   09-25-10, 08:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,676
Posted By Turkeyspit
In 10 years I will have orbitted the sun 10...

In 10 years I will have orbitted the sun 10 additional times.
Forum: Black Library Fiction   09-23-10, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 133,181
Posted By Turkeyspit
Considering my B-day is just around the corner,...

Considering my B-day is just around the corner, I'll be getting some new books to devour.

Currently reading: Horus Rising (re-read)
Soon to be reading: Hunt for Voldorius, followed by the Blood...
Forum: Off Topic   09-23-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6,811
  Sticky: Picture War!!!
Views: 554,706
Posted By Turkeyspit
http://anapires.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/ceilin...

http://anapires.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/ceiling_cat.jpg
Forum: Off Topic   09-22-10, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6,811
  Sticky: Picture War!!!
Views: 554,706
Posted By Turkeyspit
http://www.bossgoo.com/photo/offer2/337921/big-Con...

http://www.bossgoo.com/photo/offer2/337921/big-Concrete-mixer-truck.jpg
Forum: Off Topic   09-22-10, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,429
Posted By Turkeyspit
Option 1 made me lol. Option 2 makes more...

Option 1 made me lol.

Option 2 makes more sense, but probably would have meant that LoTR could have been released as a single novel, instead of being divided into three books, which would have...
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