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Post by Big Momma » Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:02 am

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On-Topic, I really love the whole scene where Freeza has Kuririn impaled in the dub. The whole "Yee-haw! Ride em cowboy!" line just feels so....evil. :twisted:
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Post by NeptuneKai » Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:25 am

Big Momma wrote: On-Topic, I really love the whole scene where Freeza has Kuririn impaled in the dub. The whole "Yee-haw! Ride em cowboy!" line just feels so....evil. :twisted:
That's what you kids are calling it nowadays? :wink:
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Post by Innagadadavida » Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:31 am

How would an evil tyrant with mind boggling power be familiar with a pop culture trope of a planet he's never been to?

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Post by SparkyPantsMcGee » Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:34 am

Innagadadavida wrote:How would an evil tyrant with mind boggling power be familiar with a pop culture trope of a planet he's never been to?
Even when I was nine, I thought the same thing. It was that joke and the toaster joke Vegeta made during his fight with 18(that one is my favorite) that made me wounder how these beings from outer space knew about our way of life and pop culture phrases.


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Post by Rocketman » Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:54 am

Innagadadavida wrote:How would an evil tyrant with mind boggling power be familiar with a pop culture trope of a planet he's never been to?
The same way he knows Earth's language and what a 'minute' is.

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Post by Innagadadavida » Sun Dec 20, 2009 2:34 am

Rocketman wrote:The same way he knows Earth's language and what a 'minute' is.
It could be argued that Freeza has no idea what the length of a minute really is though.

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Post by verto » Sun Dec 20, 2009 2:47 am

Innagadadavida wrote:
Rocketman wrote:The same way he knows Earth's language and what a 'minute' is.
It could be argued that Freeza has no idea what the length of a minute really is though.
Raditz had the year pretty exact.
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Post by Onikage725 » Sun Dec 20, 2009 2:50 am

Innagadadavida wrote:
Rocketman wrote:The same way he knows Earth's language and what a 'minute' is.
It could be argued that Freeza has no idea what the length of a minute really is though.
I've always personally fanwakned around the 5 minute thing by just assuming a Freeza-crew standard minute =/= 60 seconds of Earth time. There's no way they break down their days based on Earth's lunar cycle. As for language, well clearly everyone speaks Galactic Basic (or Common). And clearly when anthros and triclops' and the like were walking Earth, they taught normal homo sapiens the language of the stars. Yeah.
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Post by Innagadadavida » Sun Dec 20, 2009 2:55 am

Well if you go with the babel fish theory, then all measurements would be translated appropriately based on what each organism understands. But that's a different series. :P

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Post by Rocketman » Sun Dec 20, 2009 3:05 am

Onikage725 wrote:I've always personally fanwakned around the 5 minute thing by just assuming a Freeza-crew standard minute =/= 60 seconds of Earth time. There's no way they break down their days based on Earth's lunar cycle.
The minute comes from Earth's day-night cycle.

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Post by NeptuneKai » Sun Dec 20, 2009 4:02 am

I was just playing Raging Blast in English today and I noticed a lot of improvements in some of the minor character's voices. The voice actors for Nappa and Dodoria really toned things down a few notches. Whoever was imitating Clark's Cell did a good job I thought. It sounds to me like Young's Freeza has been getting more and more raspy and deep which...is a kind of good thing?
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Post by penguintruth » Sun Dec 20, 2009 4:36 am

Look, Freeza just never learned how to estimate time right. He's very sensitive about the matter. Coola teased him enough about it as a child.

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Post by Big Momma » Sun Dec 20, 2009 2:58 pm

Rocketman wrote:
Innagadadavida wrote:How would an evil tyrant with mind boggling power be familiar with a pop culture trope of a planet he's never been to?
The same way he knows Earth's language and what a 'minute' is.
That...and sometimes we forget it's just a cartoon. :P
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Post by Rocketman » Sun Dec 20, 2009 3:01 pm

verto wrote:
Innagadadavida wrote:
Rocketman wrote:The same way he knows Earth's language and what a 'minute' is.
It could be argued that Freeza has no idea what the length of a minute really is though.
Raditz had the year pretty exact.
And Vegeta knew when a full Moon was going to be.

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Post by IncompetentOverlord » Sun Dec 20, 2009 3:52 pm

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Innagadadavida wrote:How would an evil tyrant with mind boggling power be familiar with a pop culture trope of a planet he's never been to?
The same way he knows Earth's language and what a 'minute' is.
That...and sometimes we forget it's just a cartoon. :P
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Post by Onikage725 » Sun Dec 20, 2009 6:17 pm

Rocketman wrote: And Vegeta knew when a full Moon was going to be.
I thought he just knew that if he flew high enough and far enough there ought to be a full moon somewhere. It isn't like it was night when they were fighting. He just started looking around.
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Post by Rocketman » Sun Dec 20, 2009 6:45 pm

Onikage725 wrote:I thought he just knew that if he flew high enough and far enough there ought to be a full moon somewhere.
While true, 'far enough' would be something like 200,000 miles, depending on where the Moon was in its orbit.

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Post by Thanos6 » Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:34 pm

I swear I saw somewhere that Vegeta specifically timed their landing so that, on the incredible off chance they were getting their asses handed to them, they could use the full moon.
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Post by Onikage725 » Sun Dec 20, 2009 11:21 pm

Maybe so, but it doesnt make sense. It would imply an advanced knowledge of earth. ure, maybe they scanned it while deciding to target it. But then, how could they plot a course with the moon's location in mind and NOT notice the utter lack of a moon?
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Post by Thanos6 » Sun Dec 20, 2009 11:27 pm

They could if they plotted the course right after Raditz died, i.e., when there was a moon...
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