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Post 24 Nov 2010, 03:37
Me so far outta da loop me never even saw dis Rocker Power.
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 03:49
You've missed nothing. Nickelodeon cartoons have been shit for decades. Like the only good two made since I was a little kid are Spongebob and occasionally Fairy Oddparents.
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 04:06
Well, I'm so old now that apart from Spongebob and this new Adventure Time, nothing animated really interests me anymore. Especially since I was reared up during the golden age of trashy Hanna Barbera mind rot.
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 06:02
Dagoth Ur wrote:
You've missed nothing. Nickelodeon cartoons have been shit for decades. Like the only good two made since I was a little kid are Spongebob and occasionally Fairy Oddparents.

What about Invader Zim and Cow and Chicken?
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 06:16
Cow and Chicken was a Cartoon Network original and Invader Zim was only good in passing. Everybody accuses Family Guy of 'lolrandumb' but Invader Zim sets the bar for that.
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 06:27
November 24th

EVENTS OF INTEREST

-1863: Battle of Lookout Mountain. Grant is able to break the siege on Chattanooga and starts the retreat of the Confederates into Georgia
-1963: Lee Harvey Oswald is fatally shot by Jack Ruby at the Dallas PD while being escorted
-1965: Mobutu Sese Seko officially becomes leader of the Congo/Zaire
-1971: Plane hijacker Dan Cooper parachutes from a Northwest Orient Airlines flight as it goes over Washington state in severe storms with $200,000 in tow. Dan Cooper was never found.

Freddie Mercury died on this day too.
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 06:39
Dagoth Ur wrote:
You've missed nothing. Nickelodeon cartoons have been shit for decades. Like the only good two made since I was a little kid are Spongebob and occasionally Fairy Oddparents.
What about Rocko's Modern Life, Rugrats and Aargh, Real Monsters? I'm pretty sure they were all Nickelodeon.
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 06:43
You'll all pardon me while I open up a fresh new box of Crunch Berries and reminisce over Josie and the Pussycats, Magilla Gorilla, Grape Ape, and Hong Kong Fooey.
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 07:19
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What about Rocko's Modern Life, Rugrats and Aargh, Real Monsters? I'm pretty sure they were all Nickelodeon.

Indeed they were. There was also Doug, Angry Beavers, Hey Arnold, Kablam, and Catdog. I miss the good old days Nickelodeon sucks now.
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 07:34
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There was also Doug, Angry Beavers, Hey Arnold, Kablam, and Catdog. I miss the good old days Nickelodeon sucks now.
I know all the others, but I don't think we got Kablam here.

Disney doesn't seem to bother with cartoons very much now either unfortunately - instead it's all Hanna Montana and other silly kids dramas like that.


Idea for new show: Hanna Montana Vs Tony Montana.
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 07:50
I never really watched Disney as I saw it as a rival to Nickelodeon. I like the old Mickey Mouse cartoons though. I did watch Cartoon Network a lot though and there's nothing good there anymore either.
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 08:08
Shigalyov wrote:
What about Rocko's Modern Life, Rugrats and Aargh, Real Monsters?


thekraken wrote:
There was also Doug, Angry Beavers, Hey Arnold, Kablam, and Catdog.


Firstly we're not talking about the 90's. Everybody made good cartoons in the 90's. Well except Rugrats and Hey Arnold which both suck dicks. And I'm pretty sure with Rocko's Modern Life and Catdog that they were produced before Nickelodeon picked them up.
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 08:29
Possibly. But that's what I grew up on and it was awesome. Now it just sucks.
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Post 24 Nov 2010, 17:28
November 24

Also known as Evolution Day.

1859 - Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of the Species. Creationists rage.
1974 - "Lucy" is discovered, providing evidence in support of evolutionary theory. Creationists still rage.

In other news:
1729 - Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov was born. He would become the fourth and last generalissimo of the Russian Empire and a total badass who never lost a battle who seemed to actually be a pretty cool guy. He also founded Tiraspol, the capital of present-day Transnistria.

Statue of Suvorov in Tiraspol:

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1873 - Birth of Julius Martov, leader of the Mensheviks in Russia.
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Post 25 Nov 2010, 12:07
What Happened in 25 November ?

1950 - China get involved in Korea War, sending troops along Yalu river against UN army.

1960 - Brutal assassination of the three Mirabal sisters (political activists in Dominican Republic) on orders of dictator Rafael Trujillo. To commemorate the tragedy, UN designated 25 November as International Day for the Elimination of the Violence Against Women.
Inggris Kita Linggis, Amerika Kita Setrika ! -Sukarno-
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Post 25 Nov 2010, 16:03
November 25...
1947 – Red Scare: The "Hollywood Ten" are blacklisted by Hollywood movie studios.
2006 – Antonis Vratsanos, saboteur for the Greek People's Liberation Army (b. 1919) - died

On February 1944, he blew up a German train, full of soldiers and officers, on their way to the Eastern Front. This cost the Wehrmacht 450 dead, including 150 officers and a general with all his staff. This action is considered as one of the biggest sabotages in Europe, against the German occupation. After the Communists' defeat in the Greek Civil War, he spent 33 years in exile in Romania.
On February 28, 2007, he was awarded by the President of the Hellenic Republic, Karolos Papoulias, the "Grand Commander of the Order of Honor" for his actions in the Greek Resistance in the years 1941-44.
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Post 26 Nov 2010, 20:11
November 26

1968 - United States Air Force helicopter pilot James P. Fleming rescues a Army Special Forces unit pinned down by advancing Viet Cong troopw, for his actions on that day he was awarded the Medal of Honor.

The citation for the medal read:

"For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. Capt. Fleming (then 1st Lt.) distinguished himself as the Aircraft Commander of a UH-1F transport Helicopter. Capt. Fleming went to the aid of a 6-man special forces long range reconnaissance patrol that was in danger of being overrun by a large, heavily armed hostile force. Despite the knowledge that 1 helicopter had been downed by intense hostile fire, Capt. Fleming descended, and balanced his helicopter on a river bank with the tail boom hanging over open water. The patrol could not penetrate to the landing site and he was forced to withdraw. Dangerously low on fuel, Capt. Fleming repeated his original landing maneuver. Disregarding his own safety, he remained in this exposed position. Hostile fire crashed through his windscreen as the patrol boarded his helicopter. Capt. Fleming made a successful takeoff through a barrage of hostile fire and recovered safely at a forward base. Capt. Fleming's profound concern for his fellowmen, and at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty are in keeping with the highest traditions of the U.S. Air Force and reflect great credit upon himself and the Armed Forces of his country."
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Post 27 Nov 2010, 10:51
November 27

1954 – Alger Hiss is released from prison after serving 44 months for perjury.

1964 – Cold War: Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru appeals to the United States and the Soviet Union to end nuclear testing and to start nuclear disarmament, stating that such an action would "save humanity from the ultimate disaster".

1965 – Vietnam War: The Pentagon tells U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson that if planned operations are to succeed, the number of American troops in Vietnam has to be increased from 120,000 to 400,000.

1971 – The Soviet space program's Mars 2 orbiter releases a descent module. It malfunctions and crashes, but it is the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars.

1978 – The Kurdish party PKK was founded in the city of Riha (Urfa) in Turkey.
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Post 27 Nov 2010, 16:57
November 27th

1973 – The Twenty-fifth Amendment: The United States Senate votes 92 to 3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President of the United States (on December 6, the House confirmed him 387 to 35).

1975 - The Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a press conference in which McWhirter had announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England. Ross McWhirter advocated restrictions on the Irish Community in Great Britain such as making it compulsory for all Irish people in Great Britain to register with the local police and to provide signed photographs of themselves when renting flats or booking into hotels and hostels.

1991 – The United Nations Security Council adopts Security Council Resolution 721, leading the way to the establishment of peacekeeping operations in Yugoslavia.
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Post 27 Nov 2010, 23:22
2008 - Iraq's parliament approved a pact requiring all U.S. troops to be out of the country by Jan. 1, 2012
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