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4 hours ago, Outsiders said:

I'm not in the mood to keep cleaning up and locking threads.  This is the only warning and goes out to everyone.  You can discuss what members talk about but you will keep it clean and in no way downgrading, insulting or demeaning.  I have given warnings to numerous members and I'll ban members if it continues.

Calling people clueless for being racist is as bad as being racist now? Talk about “cancel culture”. 

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You all have this exact same argument every time news like this hits, like clock work and yet everyone always comes down on the exact same side, yet again you all choose to argue with one another. Why? Obviously your not going to change someone else's mind on why they do or don't like something. Its one thing to say I don't really like this for such and such reason therefore I will pass. Its one thing to say I do like this for such and such and plan on checking it out. BUT QUIT TRYING TO FORCE YOUR OWN VIEWS ON OTHERS.. It's so ridiculous and removes any chance of having a civil conversation, perhaps that is the intention, I don't like your views so I am gonna do what I can to sabotage the thread, IDK. Never-the-less its going to stop and people will just simply be banned if I see you attacking someone in some way. If you can't respect others DONT POST. If someone's opinion is actually making you mad DONT POST. If you feel you need to be demeaning to someone or make snide comments towards another person DONT POST. If you can't state your own opinion about something without expecting everyone to agree with you DONT POST.

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Huh, I just recognized Paola Núñez from the pictures. I had totally forgotten about her, I remember watching her in some telenovelas my mom used to watch when I was younger. Glad to see her pop up here, I’m excited to see the role she’ll play!

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Hey Lance Reddick as Wesker sounds excellent, Lance is fantastic and I'd actually say he'd play probably the best live adaptation of Wesker yet, I havn't seen something Lance has disappointed me in. I still am a bit on the fence about the whole premise of the show, but I'm always going to taste before I judge.

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On 6/13/2021 at 8:44 AM, JayC said:

You all have this exact same argument every time news like this hits, like clock work and yet everyone always comes down on the exact same side, yet again you all choose to argue with one another. Why? Obviously your not going to change someone else's mind on why they do or don't like something. Its one thing to say I don't really like this for such and such reason therefore I will pass. Its one thing to say I do like this for such and such and plan on checking it out. BUT QUIT TRYING TO FORCE YOUR OWN VIEWS ON OTHERS.. It's so ridiculous and removes any chance of having a civil conversation, perhaps that is the intention, I don't like your views so I am gonna do what I can to sabotage the thread, IDK. Never-the-less its going to stop and people will just simply be banned if I see you attacking someone in some way. If you can't respect others DONT POST. If someone's opinion is actually making you mad DONT POST. If you feel you need to be demeaning to someone or make snide comments towards another person DONT POST. If you can't state your own opinion about something without expecting everyone to agree with you DONT POST.

You forgot one: if you can't state your opinions without littering them with micro aggressive bs, don't post.

I  agree with your words (so don't think I'm trying to pick at/fight with you).

However, you are still missing the primary root of the problem.  It is not opinions...it is flat out BIGOTRY.  

I'm personally not interested in changing peoples minds who are stuck in the 50s so no one is trying to force their opinions are others.

People are pushing back at the bigotry that has gone unchecked here.

Members do it....Mods do it.

It's been allowed.

Man we come here to talk about nerd stuff...but how did it get so far gone that people feel 100% comfy showing they bigotry here?

Y'all fell  asleep at the wheel.

This isn't a "very bad people on both sides scenario." ONE side consistently goes below the belt with talk of "cancel culture", "pandering", "forced diversity", thinly veiled bigotry, etc.

Now there are people going at them for saying it. They don't change...as soon as another topic goes up about Black people/POC....they come out the trailer park locked and loaded with their talk.

And other people are now here to meet them and give it right back.

Dude look at how this thread started.  Then like three people came out the gate Friday sideways before others (me included) clapped back.

It was incel talk. I thought this was Toy News International not The Nasty Incels  

Man it needs to stop.  That is what derails topics. How about we move forward with a agreement that people leave that incel bs in the double wides.

Talk. To. Them.

Tell. Them (and I'll name names if you seem to have trouble finding the repeat offenders) this is 2021 and if we can be hype about frickin aliens, robots, cyborgs, superheroes and whatnot in comics/movies/toys/video games  then we can be decent if Black frickin people play a role in the genre.

 

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1 hour ago, kILLMonger said:

You forgot one: if you can't state your opinions without littering them with micro aggressive bs, don't post.

I  agree with your words (so don't think I'm trying to pick at/fight with you).

However, you are still missing the primary root of the problem.  It is not opinions...it is flat out BIGOTRY.  

I'm personally not interested in changing peoples minds who are stuck in the 50s so no one is trying to force their opinions are others.

People are pushing back at the bigotry that has gone unchecked here.

Member do it....Mods do it.

It's been allowed.

Man we come here to talk about nerd stuff...but how did it get so far gone that people feel 100% comfy showing they bigotry here?

Y'all fell  asleep at the wheel.

This isn't a "very bad people on both sides scenario." ONE side consistently goes below the belt with talk of "cancel culture", "pandering", "forced diversity", thinly veiled bigotry, etc.

Now there are people going at them for saying it. They don't change...as soon as another topic goes up about Black people/POC....they come out the trailer park locked and loaded with their talk.

And other people are now here to meet them and give it right back.

Dude look at how this thread started.  Then like three people came out the gate Friday sideways before others (me included) clapped back.

It was incel talk. I thought this was Toy News International not The Nasty Incels  

Man it needs to stop.  That is what derails topics. How about we move forward with a agreement that people leave that incel bs in the double wides.

Talk. To. Them.

Tell. Them (and I'll name names if you seem to have trouble finding the repeat offenders) this is 2021 and if we can be hype about frickin aliens, robots, cyborgs, superheroes and whatnot in comics/movies/toys/video games  then we can be decent if Black frickin people play a role in the genre.

 

The problem is some of you make assumptions about others. Maybe your right and someone who doesn't like a casting choice because the actor is black, or a woman or what have you has racists tendencies but also maybe they just think its a bad choice. That's why if you think its a good choice you have every right to state so and even give reasons why. Just like someone who doesn't like it has a right to state so and state why they think that.

Where things go off the rails generally is someone else decides they don't agree with that person and take it upon themselves to tell that person why they are wrong. See you can have a discussion without agreeing. People can actually state opinions without fighting, but so often people feel the need to try and force their views or opinions on everyone else.

I don't know any of you personally and I am not going to sit here and try and judge people based on vague comments made on a message board. If there people who post here that are truly racists and have decided to hate people based on things like skin color, sexual preference or what-have-you then I feel sad for those people and their ignorance, but unless it is blatant hate speech I am not going to start banning people on assumptions.

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Just now, JayC said:

The problem is some of you make assumptions about others. Maybe your right and someone who doesn't like a casting choice because the actor is black, or a woman or what has racists tendencies but also maybe they just think its a bad choice. That's why if you think its a good choice you have every right to state so and even give reasons why. Just like someone who doesn't like it has a right to state so and state why they think that.

Where things go off the rails generally is someone else decides they don't agree with that person and take it upon themselves to tell that person why they are wrong. See you can have a discussion without agreeing. People can actually state opinions without fighting, but so often people feel the need to try and force their views or opinions on everyone else.

I don't know any of you personally and I am not going to sit here and try and judge people based on vague comments made on a message board. If there people who post here that are truly racists and have decided to hate people based on things like skin color, sexual preference or what-have-you then I feel sad for those people and their ignorance, but unless it is blatant hate speech I am not going to start banning people on assumptions.

Fair enough, I just ask you consider this:

There is a well documented theme with how these discussions go and it starts with bigotry.

I'm saying it as a Black dude.  I understand you may not see it because you aren't.  That doesn't make it any less true what I am saying.

I could toss up a Diversity and Comics video and that dude's nonsense (which IS barely disguised bigotry) mirrrors what is getting said here.

It goes off the rails because people are clapping back at bigoted statements.

Saying "I don't like the RE reboot because I loved the Paul Anderson versions " is one thing

Saying they just hired a Black dude due to Cancel Culture or "well people would be mad af if they cast a white dude as T'challa" is a whole nother thing.

Man, I'm coming at you real and asking you to deal with that. It's bigotry. 100%

Again I'm a Black dude in the fandom....we hear this ish on the reg.  It's sad and should have no place.  

It's here and I really don't want to see it here.  Every thread that has been locked was locked because people (again I can name names) was sideways and said something bigoted.

That's the theme.

Make it stop man.  This isn't a assumption.  You speak bigotry that makes you a frickin bigot...real talk.  

 

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1 hour ago, JayC said:

The problem is some of you make assumptions about others. Maybe your right and someone who doesn't like a casting choice because the actor is black, or a woman or what have you has racists tendencies but also maybe they just think its a bad choice. That's why if you think its a good choice you have every right to state so and even give reasons why. Just like someone who doesn't like it has a right to state so and state why they think that.

Where things go off the rails generally is someone else decides they don't agree with that person and take it upon themselves to tell that person why they are wrong. See you can have a discussion without agreeing. People can actually state opinions without fighting, but so often people feel the need to try and force their views or opinions on everyone else.

but thats not what happened at all. tycondrius24 blatantly stated that the franchise was ruined because a black actor was cast to play a role he felt should be white. ill quote it below since you missed it. then his next comment, prior to anybody else responding, was about as ignorant a comment that could be made. we even waited to see if you would step in before letting this hillbilly have it too. you didnt so everybody responded the same way he posted. 

ive said it countless times, just lock comments on entertainment news threads. thats where all the problems come from. 85% of the members here dont know that its 2021.

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On 6/12/2021 at 1:04 AM, tycondrius24 said:

aaaand just like that they totally F'd the Resident evil tv series franchise.   wow lets now make a character who was Caucasian in all video game adaptions and even those awful live action ones and make him a poc, nothing against the actor I'm sure he's really good at what he does, but door swings both ways if the SJW muppets got upset that Apu and Dr Hibbert were't voiced by a poc resulting on one being cancelled and the other getting a VA replacement ,then a character who was Caucasian in all media should have the same thing right ? 

Really Dabb clearly not if you can only say one game is your favorite  outa the many many many versions and spin off games 

FFS even the animated movies had characters right as they used them exactly as the appeared from the VG and people could actually relate to the characters and knew who was who . 

as much as I like the RE franchise I just hope this bombs hard.. 

 

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On 6/12/2021 at 1:14 AM, tycondrius24 said:

nah it's live action.. I guarantee you if this had been a well established POC character say Black Panther and they used a Caucasian Actor to play the role people would be demanding heads to roll for it !!  I mean double standards and all 

 

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^ thats what started it all. and nobody replied to that nonsense for nearly 12 hours. ample time to step in and take necessary action. you threaten to ban them but they dont care because theyll just use one of their 15 other accounts. instead of banning the user how about we ban the bigotry and shut it down before it can even be replied to.

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On 6/13/2021 at 3:19 AM, kILLMonger said:

Hey, you remember Superman and JLA/JLU?  Lex Luthor was Black...Clancy Brown (white) voiced him

David Oyelowo(Black) voiced Agent Kallus (white) in Rebels.

Lance Reddick (Black) voices Commander Zavala (Awoken blue) in Destiny

Nathan Fillion (white) voiced Cayde Six (frickin Exo robot) in Destiny

I could go on and on.  Bottom line you don't know what you are talking about and you're speaking from mayosapien hurt feelings.

It's hot garbage.  

Stop it and be better.

What? Lex Luthor wasn't black in JLA. He was drawn with thicker lips and a little tan but he wasn't black.

Anyway, that wasn't my point. All I was saying that the current trend in Hollywood is to cast voice actors of color to match the character's race. Which I don't agree with. It SHOULD be who ever fits the role better regardless of their ethnicity. Since its VOICE acting.

Like I said, I like Lance Reddick and don't have an issue with him being cast as Wesker. I just thought it would be weird to hear his very distinctive voice coming out of the old Wesker model (since i thought it was the animated movie).

 

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20 hours ago, kILLMonger said:

Fair enough, I just ask you consider this:

There is a well documented theme with how these discussions go and it starts with bigotry.

 

But this is the thing. Taking this specific thread, if I am not mistaken started because someone stated that the franchise was ruined because a black actor was cast in a role that was originally created to be a white person? I am not that into Resident evil but the character as he appeared in the game as I remember was white and now for the movie he is going to be played by a black actor?

Now maybe the person who made the comment did it because they hate all black people and can't stand to see a black actor play any role, or maybe they simply just are a purist to the franchise and think a character created one way should remain that, I have no real idea, and I am not going to start  down a slippery slope of moderating based on assumptions

Trying to label someone a racists simply because they don't like it when a character is changed from one thing to another is ridiculous. Which is what always seems to happen. Is having a black actor play a character that was originally white a big deal or something  someone should really be angry over? No. Is the franchise really ruined, I seriously doubt it. Should people wait to see the performance before making up their mind like that, sure, but being able to voice an opinion of not liking the choice is completely acceptable to do in a public forum like this. Calling someone's opinion stupid because they don't agree with it or making assumptions about the person's intent is generally were this stuff goes off the rails. I just had to delete a comment in this thread because someone couldn't resist calling another person's opinion stupid.

We each come from different backgrounds, we've had different experiences in life that shape our views. We are of different ages, race, sex. some likely don't even reside in the US. So when we read something on the net, we are all going to likely interpret it a bit differently.  Again maybe some of you on here are racists and if so that is sad. Maybe some are just bored and want to try and troll and get people worked up which again is pretty sad. However unless it is a blatant breaking of the rules like blatant hate speech or a direct attack against another board member I am not going to ban someone. If you think someone is racists or you don't like them for whatever reason then I would say avoid them. If someone says something that is truly out of line or makes direct attacks against other members then I would recommend you use the report function. We don't have a ton of mods here and I can't track every thread every minute of the day, but if something is reported I will look at it usually pretty quick. 

 

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42 minutes ago, JayC said:

But this is the thing. Taking this specific thread, if I am not mistaken started because someone stated that the franchise was ruined because a black actor was cast in a role that was originally created to be a white person? I am not that into Resident evil but the character as he appeared in the game as I remember was white and now for the movie he is going to be played by a black actor?

And that's wrong JayC...on all levels.  That's not a opinion that is valid or worthy of discussion. It's bigotry. This wasn't the first time it happened.  It is incel talk and comes from a sect of butthurt yt people who feel "their" stuff is being taken away due to politics/cancel culture, pandering.  Dude look at the other closed threads.  Same people singing the same song.

 

46 minutes ago, JayC said:

Now maybe the person who made the comment did it because they hate all black people and can't stand to see a black actor play any role, or maybe they simply just are a purist to the franchise and think a character created one way should remain that, I have no real idea, and I am not going to start  down a slippery slope of moderating based on assumptions

It doesn't matter JayC.  Maybe you can take the "uninvolved role" because you not Black, but speaking freely as a Black dude, who has to deal with this crap in the world...the last place I should see this crap is on a toy site.  It's not a slippery slope.  Bruh just address and make it known that ish isn't/won't be tolerated here. 

Unless you are scared you'll lose butthurt people crying that their freedumb is being taken away. If that's the case....know this is gonna keep happening because these people refuse to be/do better.

Black people is straight up telling you it's happening....it does look $#itty that you are taking the position of "I'm just not gonna get involved."

52 minutes ago, JayC said:

Trying to label someone a racists simply because they don't like it when a character is changed from one thing to another is ridiculous. Which is what always seems to happen. Is having a black actor play a character that was originally white a big deal or something  someone should really be angry over? No. Is the franchise really ruined, I seriously doubt it. Should people wait to see the performance before making up their mind like that, sure, but being able to voice an opinion of not liking the choice is completely acceptable to do in a public forum like this. Calling someone's opinion stupid because they don't agree with it or making assumptions about the person's intent is generally were this stuff goes off the rails. I just had to delete a comment in this thread because someone couldn't resist calling another person's opinion stupid.

It. Is. Not. Ridiculous JayC.  And I'm starting to notice you have more angst against the reaction rather than the initial action.  So are you agreeing with them? Stuff goes off the rails because that ish is flat out bigotry.  Man it's 2021...people should know better.  These folks have no probs with all the whitewashing that has happened.  If color swapping was truly the issue, they would be consistent and angry both ways.  But they aren't man.  It's just with Black people.

Doesn't matter what they "may be."  If your words sounds like the words a bigoted person would say....what does that make you.  If that Diversity and Comics dude popped up on here and read some of the garbage these people spew....he'd feel right at home.  Bruh is that the company you want to keep?  Is that the perception you want to give? You rather keep the folks you have and let them say what they say?  Ok then you should have no probs with people responding back.  It goes both ways.  If they can have their intentions angelized....then people clapping back at them should have the same grace.  You don't know my intentions when I say "milk cricket" or "snow roach."  Hell, I'm just voicing my opinion.  For like the 3rd time....ish goes off the rails here not because of opinions; but because people are letting the bigotry flags fly.  Dude if you stop it at the source I 100% assure you everything else will calm down. Trying to trim the leaves but ignoring the root won't make the weed go away.

This is going to keep happening unless you stop this at the source.  A opinion is one thing...a opinion rooted in bigotry is a whole nother thing. That is gonna get a response.

1 hour ago, JayC said:

We each come from different backgrounds, we've had different experiences in life that shape our views. We are of different ages, race, sex. some likely don't even reside in the US. So when we read something on the net, we are all going to likely interpret it a bit differently.  Again maybe some of you on here are racists and if so that is sad. Maybe some are just bored and want to try and troll and get people worked up which again is pretty sad. However unless it is a blatant breaking of the rules like blatant hate speech or a direct attack against another board member I am not going to ban someone. If you think someone is racists or you don't like them for whatever reason then I would say avoid them. If someone says something that is truly out of line or makes direct attacks against other members then I would recommend you use the report function. We don't have a ton of mods here and I can't track every thread every minute of the day, but if something is reported I will look at it usually pretty quick. 

Sigh...you got Mods who are just as bad as the members (you know who you are...you bought in cancel culture and as if I was a frickin Democrat in the Regina King thread you closed).  Do you have any mods who are Black? Because right now it looks like the cops are in league with the crooks.

 It would be be ssssoooo much easier if you made it clear that bigoted ish is not tolerated here.  Having the expectation that your Mods don't swim/endorse it and correct people(which is kinda hard if you have no Black mods or people who aren't on the bigotry train themselves). Address the problem at the source.  Two people have already pointed it out to you.  You cannot be obtuse and act like it is a "opinion issue" JayC, you have a bigoty issue.  Man you need to handle it otherwise it will just keep going back and forth.

Or just come on out and say....you are in agreement or cool with it so we know,  Because it does look kind messed up that people are telling you and it looks as if you have your hands over your ears and eyes telling people everything is ok.  It's not my dude.  You got a good site...I've been with you guys in some shape/form/fashion since like the early 2000s when  I was stationed in the Midwest.  I meet cool dudes I traded toys with because this site had the local findings thing.  I was around with the Viper Hunter saga...   I reupped a few months ago and it's honestly sad to see people so bold in spewing divisiveness.  

But if all opinions are cool... if they can voice theirs...they should have no probs with people voicing their opinions back.  That's how it is supposed to go.

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2 hours ago, JayC said:

I just had to delete a comment in this thread because someone couldn't resist calling another person's opinion stupid.

and now its you making those same assumptions. what i said was that mrt couldnt resist making a stupid comment for the sole purpose of restarting an argument from 15 years ago on these same boards. never said his opinion was stupid or that anything he said was. the posting of the comment is whats stupid. cause its gonna lead to another closed thread. theres no need to restart anything, especially something that old, but definitely not here. it was over, everybody was settled down. now look, got us all worked up again, yourself included. so you're trying to say it was a smart comment for him to make at the time he made it? no, he knew what he was doing, and it was the opposite of smart. and you said opinions are fine to voice. i voiced mine and you assumed i insulted someone because of one word without reading and then silenced that opinion. 

the fact that the very comment is still there just proves what we're trying to tell you. whether the individual posting is racist or not, the comments themselves are extremely offensive and they are being made with malicious intent to start fights on these boards. and you let it happen, then threaten those of us that speak out about it.

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10 hours ago, MRT said:

What? Lex Luthor wasn't black in JLA. He was drawn with thicker lips and a little tan but he wasn't black.

apparently jayc wants this old fight rehashed so lets begin, please tell us how lex luthor is white in the timmverse? without the "timm modeled him on kojak" nonsense.

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9 hours ago, MRT said:

What? Lex Luthor wasn't black in JLA. He was drawn with thicker lips and a little tan but he wasn't black.

Anyway, that wasn't my point. All I was saying that the current trend in Hollywood is to cast voice actors of color to match the character's race. Which I don't agree with. It SHOULD be who ever fits the role better regardless of their ethnicity. Since its VOICE acting.

Like I said, I like Lance Reddick and don't have an issue with him being cast as Wesker. I just thought it would be weird to hear his very distinctive voice coming out of the old Wesker model (since i thought it was the animated movie).

 

Ummmm he was Black my dude.

I listed a few roles where the actor didn't match the role.

It should be someone who look like the animated role...because their are nuances and insights that they can bring into the role a person not of that ethnicity can't.  And also (looking at history), yt people kinda left a bad taste in peoples mouth about it with Blackface, minstrel shows, and cinema. It was just troubling (even in voice acting).

The ones I listed showed that it CAN be done...very well. Just sadly....yeah history

I agree...with his voice/look I think he'll pull off a really good/sinister Wesker.  I'm here for it.

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28 minutes ago, kILLMonger said:

But if all opinions are cool... if they can voice theirs...they should have no probs with people voicing their opinions back.  That's how it is supposed to go.

this right here! as shown, they keep beginning, we give it time, then we voice our opinions. then they report us, then mods threaten us. its like we're going through history here on these boards. makes sense, they dont know its 2021.

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2 hours ago, JayC said:

If someone says something that is truly out of line or makes direct attacks against other members then I would recommend you use the report function. We don't have a ton of mods here and I can't track every thread every minute of the day, but if something is reported I will look at it usually pretty quick. 

and see thats the gray area and thats the problem because what you think is out of line is not defined. and we're telling you what we consider out of line and youre defending and saying its just their "opinion". 

you run a message board so you definitely know a comment that will lead to a fight or that was made to get a reaction. just stop those. like its been pointed out to you, one of your mods is who begins 90% of these fights by starting the tread. he makes a thread about 2-5 day old entertainment news that has already led to drama on other sites for the purpose of starting it here. im guessing to bring in new members for you, cause theres really no other point to posting a week old entertainment story on a toy site.

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1 hour ago, DrLava said:

apparently jayc wants this old fight rehashed so lets begin, please tell us how lex luthor is white in the timmverse? without the "timm modeled him on kojak" nonsense.

I'm sorry. I guess i wasn't present when u had this discussion.

I never even thought of this as an issue. He was white in the comics, he was white in the movies so I thought he was just a white guy with a slight tan. Was there a specific instance where his ethnicity was brought up in the show? 

And I don't know if it matters but I'm not white. I'm Filipino.

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3 minutes ago, MRT said:

I'm sorry. I guess i wasn't present when u had this discussion.

I never even thought of this as an issue. He was white in the comics, he was white in the movies so I thought he was just a white guy with a slight tan. Was there a specific instance where his ethnicity was brought up in the show? 

And I don't know if it matters but I'm not white. I'm Filipino.

image.thumb.jpeg.30325c28f6af91d1e36a241974bb1ed9.jpegLook at this my dude...Lex is Black in the Timmverse.  Google is your friend bruh.  LOTS of pics. Or just rewatch the show.

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6 minutes ago, kILLMonger said:

image.thumb.jpeg.30325c28f6af91d1e36a241974bb1ed9.jpegLook at this my dude...Lex is Black in the Timmverse.  Google is your friend bruh.  LOTS of pics. Or just rewatch the show.

I just did. And the opinion online is mixed. Let's just all agree Clancy Brown was great and move on.. 

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1 hour ago, DrLava said:

and see thats the gray area and thats the problem because what you think is out of line is not defined. and we're telling you what we consider out of line and you are defending and saying its just their "opinion".

Its not really a gray area, its a common sense area. If you don't know how to be respectful and courteous to others as you would if you  were in a public setting then I dont know what to tell you.

When you go out of your way to say someone or their opinion is stupid, that is an attacking post.

An opinion is "I dont like such and such actor". Or "i do like such and such actor" and here is why.

An attack is saying "your opinion is invalid because I think it doesnt matter if they change the actor drastically from the original source material." and if you refuse to see it my way I am just going to keep going on and on about why you are wrong and i am right.

An opinion is "I think such and such is a good actor and despite having a different skin tone I believe he will do a good job and the movie will be good."

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32 minutes ago, MRT said:

I just did. And the opinion online is mixed. Let's just all agree Clancy Brown was great and move on.. 

Sigh....YES Clancy Brown was great.

You are missing the inherent problem

There is a consistent and habitual behavioral pattern of denying Black folks props/power/position when it comes to roles.

Yt people are butthurt when they perceive things are "taken away" from them and cry mayo tears of oppression.  And for everyone reading...it's MY OPINION and as it's been defined...move along if you don't like it.

Bruce Timm doing what he did was fucka mucking awesome.

But online opinion is "mixed."  Why?

Because Black people can't be as diabolical as Lex (I know that's not what you are saying....)?

Lance Reddick can't pull off Wesker because he's Black (when he was yt in the films)?  See how it goes? 

You stepped into it with your comment.

In the Timmverse...Lex is Black.  End of story.  

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50 minutes ago, kILLMonger said:

image.thumb.jpeg.30325c28f6af91d1e36a241974bb1ed9.jpegLook at this my dude...Lex is Black in the Timmverse.  Google is your friend bruh.  LOTS of pics. Or just rewatch the show.

This is way off topic, but I believe the character was intended to be white or at least more white than black. They never specifically said in the show but the creators have been quoted as saying he was loosely based off of actor Telly Savalas who was a white bald guy. Also if you look at any licensed merchandise from the originally Kenner figures to the most recent DST bust you can see his skin tone is far more causation than dark. I don't think it matters either way, they portrayed him as a great bad guy which is all that matters.

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