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11455 No. 11455 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
I know this is a retread of another thread with a similar title that used to be here, but I finally found something that irked me enough to restart it as a new thread.

I am a writer on DA, and lately, it seems I keep running into this story/art where the mercs from TF 2 decide to settle down and raise babies together, mostly with one character becoming the perfect "mommy" character while their lover becomes the perfect "daddy" to back them up. Sometimes the characters adopt a child, other times one of them will magically have a child (no explanation given as to HOW the hell this is possible). But either variation makes me see red to the point where I start grinding my teeth together.

I hardly think any of the characters in TF2 is going to give up their job to have babies. Respawn aside, mercenary is a job where there is a high chance of dying- how does that leave your kids if you should die? Two mercenaries? Double the problem- and there is no real sign that any of the guys dislikes their job- in fact, they seem happy and enjoy what they do- I don't see them leaving just to make babies. And considering how the Announcer got the Soldier and Demoman, fast friends, to go out and try to kill each other, what do you think she'd do to the mercs who ran off to settle down together and raise kids?

But the really irritating part, to me, is that whole "merc makes a perfect mommy" aspect. These are GUYS. I don't care what you think of the characters, I cannot see any of these people playing "mommy". Not Scout (UGH!), Not Spy (Double UGH!) and for heaven's sake, not Medic or Heavy!

This isn't even going into how this is the 60's, and you'd be extremely hard-pressed to find ANY judge willing to let a child be raised by 1) two mercenaries (for the reasons stated above), 2) two men (children need a female mommy and a male daddy or they won't grow up right was a common feeling at the time. Yes, most people know better NOW, but this was 40+ years ago!) 3) not going to give a child to crazy people, which most of the mercs admittedly are.

On a tangent- I can think of no worse nightmare s
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>> No. 12215

Oh, definitely. Given the statements she's made about them, she pretty actively has contempt for them. She's only cautious around them insofar as they are good at killing people. One of her comments in the comics was along the lines of "Something doesn't need to be smart/intelligent to kill you."
>> No. 12238

>Having said that, I do believe a female teammate would not be above using the occasional sexy leg or "Hello, boys!" trick. Hell, the Medic's already got a woman's wig. Might as well give him blonde pigtails and have him sing opera. It could work!

I have only this for you...
>> No. 12244
"Plutonium isn't smart, Ms. Pauling. That doesn't mean it won't kill you if you don't keep tabs on it."

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12094 No. 12094 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
I don't know which board this belongs on, SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

How are those Vectors the Official TF2 wiki has? I mean those on the articles for hats and miscs.
>> No. 12096
how are they?

i think you may be missing a word or to there champ
>> No. 12097
what are you saying?
>> No. 12099
I think he's confused about what exactly you're trying to ask. What about the vectors do you want to know?

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11991 No. 11991 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
As found on a baptist massage board...

From Left to Right: Rubber-suit S&M Fetishist, Construction Worker from the Village People, Man with a Gimp Mask, a shaved-head Bear, Cowboy from the Village People, Anorexic Emo Clubber, Soldier from the Village People, Biker from the Village People, Role-Playing Doctor that Performs Prostate Checks in the 3rd Stall in a Gay Bar Bathroom.

Anyone else think TF2 promotes the devil? For more lulz, http://www.landoverbaptist.net/showthread.php?t=52617.
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>> No. 12001
Even though it's fake, all it does is remind me that there actually are people out there this dumb, and this close-minded. Hell, I'm related to several who believe gay people can be 'saved', let alone that they want to be 'saved from the evils of homosexuality'. It's ridiculous, and I can't read it. Just can't.
>> No. 12003
If TF2 isn't pro-satan I don't know why I'm here.

Gaben came to me in a dream many a year ago and presented unto me an orange box. Inside it was the unholy trinity of first-person games. From that day I knew it was my goal in life to forever believe in the coming of the 3rd installment, and make sacrifices of fragged noobs regularly to the Dark Prince himself Gaben aka Lucifer aka the Devil. In return I have been blessed with many a hat.

hl2.exe dies for our bugs. Praise the Lord in Valve HQ, Amen.
>> No. 12009

Thanks be to GabeN.
Hopefully it will be he that fulfills the prophecy of The Third

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11977 No. 11977 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
So, what are your plans for the upcoming saxxy awards? Going to make a film or something?

I've been thinking of making a simple movie, would anyone be interested in acting in a role? Naturally no voice or anything, just standing on the server, quite simple stuff hopefully. Guess i'll try to get in some epic fail category or something. Just something fun, and guess that would help me to hopefully get some of those Replay achievements at the same time.
>> No. 11992
Id rather not 'act' in a false 'fail' or other actual battle related video.

Funniest or something, yeah sure I'll act, but I dont want to lie about the things that should be legit like folks did in the last Saxxies.
>> No. 12004
I'll help. I don't have any of my own ideas for it.

If you want to add me or whatnot. http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198056960503/

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2760 No. 2760 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
In the interests of music being awesome, TF2 being awesome, and two great tastes usually tasting great together.

Share the songs that soundtrack your TF2 world. Anything you associate with a character, a pairing, a canon (or, hell, a fanfic) event, anything like that.


1. Any song is fine- consider this a sort of musical headcanon- but be prepared to back it up. You want to, for some ungodly reason, associate a Justin Beiber song with Heavy? You better say why.

2. Share the wealth! If the song's on YouTube, link it in your post. If not, upload it so people can give it a listen.

3. Posting all of the lyrics to the song, if any, isn't necessary- if you want to share lyrics, choose the most relevant bits.

Have fun, and may everybody's iPod get a little bit fuller.
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>> No. 11242
  This song for Soldier: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4cDUp61PNI
>> No. 11256
  This is my official Degroot Keep music. I envision hailstorms of Snipers' arrows and an epic clash of Demoknights to this.
>> No. 11978
This is the Scoutma/Spy song. It fits so well it's almost uncanny.

And this is Spy/Sentry, hahaha. Not even kidding:

This is the perfect song for a Fem!Scout. Well, it's a female vocalist so I like it for Fem!Scout, but I guess it works for Scout generally:

And I suppose you have a right to find a string quartet performing an instrumental version of an Evanescence song objectionable, but it works for Medic, honestly:

"I'm gonna beat ya like a rented mule." I guess some people are into that, right? This song is for all the people who wouldn't mind being Engie's rented mule:

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10451 No. 10451 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Starting a new thread, since the last one autosaged.

Had another one today, after so long, which is weird, it's not like I completely ignored TF2. But it was a good one, at least when I viewed it (similar in theme to Cat Bountry's one, although I completely forgot about it. I guess that you could call it a prequel?).
In short: Engineer got his 11PhD's from a deal with a devil-esque figure (I think that it was a fandom crossover, since later he was talking with Loki about the deal, but the original dealer was one of the crossroad demons from Supernatural? Crowley probably).
So then he was on a fair, with his daughter, and he sees Loki/the devil/demon and tells his daughter to go and play somewhere. And rain starts to pour like crazy, and Loki/the devil/demon says to him happily "Dell, the deal is over, it's time to go".
The last scene shows Engie, when he sits heavily on the ground, completely miserable, but with a thought that he at least secured his daughter's future with the money from RED/BLU.
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>> No. 11375
Maybe it's because I watched this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPmo0gI AM A FAGGOT HUMP MY RUMPMCc&feature=related

before bed last night, but I had the most amazing dream about Medic.

The war between RED and BLU ended, and for whatever reason, the mercs were to be killed. The group had to escape the building before the other hired guns showed up, however they were trapped inside with no access to their weapons or equipment.

Archimedes was killed by the incoming hired guns and this heartless act makes Medic realize that he truly is no different than the ones who killed his bird. Everything he had justified as "for science" was now monstrous and cruel to him.

Now very unhinged by this revelation, Medic decided to become a distraction in the hopes that the rest of his team could escape and be free. Medic feels that he is the worst of the group in terms of heinous acts, yet thinks that there is still hope for the others. Medic pauses to admire the innocence of his birds, and animals in general, before the hired guns storm the med bay.

The rest of the team escapes through a broken window, and Medic unleashes his birds, hundreds of them, in a "fly my pretties, fly, fly!" manner, laughing maniacally and feeling that the freedom of his birds is just as good as being innocent and sin-free himself.
>> No. 11390
I always seem to rocket jump all over the place in my dreams. I once had a dream I was being chased by the water monster in Amnesia but I rocket jumped the fuck out of there. Shit was so cash.
>> No. 11976
I dreamed the other night that I was watching "Meet the Pyro" but it was basically just someone talking about how mysterious the Pyro is and then some footage of a Pyro running around fighting.

The nerd rage would be incredible, I think.

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11924 No. 11924 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Your most pimped-out class. Go.

Mine is Pyro, even though I have more playtime as Engie and Scout, I still have 4 hats and 6 miscs for it.
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>> No. 11945
This loadout is a work of art. I applaud you.
>> No. 11946
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pyro, by far.
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and my medic. trying to get an unusual beak or pickelhaube with hearts

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11257 No. 11257 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
wat. epic screenies gogogo. i'll start
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Scout, no more baseball in the spawn room
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i accidentally my spycrab
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Hi there.

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11931 No. 11931 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
Not sure who's seen this, but it's the new knife item for Spy: The Black Rose. Comes from a promotional deal with Alliance of Valiant Arms.

Now, the game itself, in my personal opinion, is boring. But I want this pretty pretty item so damn bad that I'm willing to play it until I get it. Also the item is untradeable, so it's my only avenue.

I remember doing the same thing with Spiral Knights, but the item was much less pretty.

How do you all feel about this new item? And how about Valve making it so you need to play other games in order to get Tf2 items?
>> No. 11935
I think it's great, especially for getting lesser-known games some deserved attention. Though I prefer when the games in question are free. I can't stand the pre-order bonuses on some games.

But I do admit AVA is pretty lackluster... even more so since it requires nProtect to run it.

>> No. 11936
Black rose looks nice, except the game isn't available in my country, and i hate gift wrapped dirty items (except HOUWAR and others which are expensive).
Its also exciting to play games and receive items as reward, eventhough if they are only reskins or ugly cosmetics. I wish there would be even harder games to get even better stuff than just regular items have, like play 1 match, receive Black Rose in TF2 or play your first game in Spiral sallet, get fancy hat as reward. I wish those would be more like this: Play New Vegas for 200 hours, receive awesome reskin for random weapon in TF2, which is based from weapon of New Vegas.

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11918 No. 11918 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Okay, Discussion has been rather inactive lately, so I thought I'd throw something up for you guys to play with until sonething better comes along.

Tell me what class-specific hat you would love to see on another/all characters. I personally want to see anyone in the dixie.
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I just want a monocle and cigarette holder for the Spy.

Don't know why it hasn't been done yet.
>> No. 11930
Ooh, I thought of another one: Foster's Facade on Scout. Then he won't talk too much.
>> No. 11934
Texas Ten-Gallon/Hat With No Name on Heavy, because a friend of mine has an adorable Texan Heavy OC.

Stockbroker's Scarf on Medic and Spy because a tie over a tie is redundant and redundant things are funny.

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