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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:29 PM
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OK, so we just watched X-Men 3, and i'm thinking of starting up my own...
cadre of mutant super-beings so will be taking applications; your mutant powers, it is suggested, should be of an extra-mutant-caliber as i intend to be bring to task various highly entrenched & nefarious individuals i.e. neocon republican wankers, to name but one group therefore...what are your mutant powers and what is your 'mutant name' and no...Dick Man and/or Midol Girl, are not to be considered proper 'mutant names', in either event, and in advance:

welcome to our rebellion, the world will be our mutant oyster :)
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WhollyHeretic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:39 PM
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1. Librul Lightening
I can cause any conservative to go into frothing incoherent babbling.

Though it has been pointed out by some naysayers that this is the conservative's natural state.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:42 PM
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2. YES! Great! you're in...now we need to wait for someone with the...
power to wrangle us up some coffee & donuts while everyone else checks in :hi: Librul Lightening
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WhollyHeretic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:48 PM
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3. Are we going to have a costume motif
or will it be up to the individual?

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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:54 PM
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4. up to the individual, i think we will be able to get closer if they think
we're 'just plain folks', then we'll go all mutant on their dumb asses :thumbsup:
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:42 PM
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14. Hell yes.
Besides, costumes exposing a lot of skin opens you up to all sorts of nasty possibilities.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:51 PM
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19. true, it's one thing to have our thread locked as a 'sex thread'...
but our REBELLION!!! there's too much at stake here :rofl: :hi:
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:10 PM
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26. Less "sex threads," more "vulnerability."
Say the Republicans come up with a pyrokinetic. Wouldn't it be nice to be wearing jeans and a cotton sweatshirt that'll burn first, as opposed to something like this...



...where most of the initial damage is going to be to you?
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:13 PM
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27. true, but Shirley Temple had a certain vulnerability too...
i wonder if she ever had any mutant powers :shrug:
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:19 PM
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Yeah, that's a point.
Distraction doesn't always work, though. But, different strokes for different folks, and all that.
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:21 PM
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5. Well, I can see through objects
Call me 'Peeperman' :rofl:
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:23 PM
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6. welcome aboard Peeperman, um, do i need to start wearing lead...
thong underwear to these little meetings of ours :rofl:
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:03 PM
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24. Nope. I work on the power of righteousness! Besides,
why worry about me? Just think of what Magneto could do... :spray:
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:58 PM
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36. ha! good one...
but didn't end up not being able to push his pawn across from no one, poor Magneto :cry:
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TheBaldyMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:29 PM
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7. The Baldy Man reporting for duty *salutes*
super-powers:
merely by breathing continuously, I can make my own hair fall out.
I can blind opponents by reflecting the sun's rays from my shiny head.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:31 PM
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8. dude you're so completely IN...
:hi:
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TheBaldyMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:48 PM
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17. those repubs better not be wearing shades ;)
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:51 PM
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20. hee...
:hug:
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sakabatou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:33 PM
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9. Hitokiri Batousai Zengetsu reporting.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:36 PM
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11. you, ichiban mutant please...
zzzzzzz / -_- \ zzzzzzz
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sakabatou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:53 PM
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21. You want me to list powers?
Lightning fast speed
Ability to learn any technique (a la Sharingan)
Ability to "throw" my sword's chakra
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:56 PM
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22. you are not mere mutant, you are: Dao Immortal..
please, sit for a time, we will call for tea :)
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sakabatou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:19 PM
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28. All I need is the Sharingan...
Edited on Mon Oct-09-06 07:20 PM by sakabatou
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:53 PM
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35. e-yeow, can you read international monetary exchange rates...
and RNC held bank balances with those :thumbsup:
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sakabatou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:11 PM
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39. I wish...
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:17 PM
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42. then cheers it is...
:toast:
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Archae Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:33 PM
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10. Captain Flamemouth reporting for duty!
I spare no-one. Muhuhahahahaha!!!

(Hey, every super-hero team needs a borderline psycho...) :crazy:
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:38 PM
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12. you bet, sides, no one will be spared without a proper permit...
"Muhuhahahahaha!!!" :hide:
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:40 PM
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13. Call me Ironhand, for my charming personality/behavior.
Edited on Mon Oct-09-06 06:41 PM by seawolf
Shapeshifting, along with immunity to telepathy/telekinesis. And I'm pretty creative, too. Creativity + shapeshifting is a good thing.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:46 PM
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16. perfect, would you consider schmoozing receptionists while our team...
stealths about conducting our deeds? cause that would be great thanks in advance :thumbsup: oh & by the way celery + gravity = art
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:02 PM
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23. Buh? When I say shapeshifting, I'm talking about...
Edited on Mon Oct-09-06 07:06 PM by seawolf
...altering the body entirely. Big things like growing a prehensile tail, or a few extra arms, or turning into a short-faced bear, or dissolving into protoplasmic goo and sneaking through air vents/plumbing pipes.

Small-scale alterations past changing hair/skin color/texture are beyond me. That can allow for decent disguise/distraction, but I can't make myself look like Brad Pitt or Orlando Bloom, and I've got no social skills.

What I can do:
Bypassing doors. You don't need a key. Just give me a few seconds to turn into a giant semi-amoebic blob of protoplasm, slide under, and unlock it from inside.

Squeezing information out of Republicans. A large predator holding their head in its jaws is going to make them talk.

Sneak around.

Fight.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:08 PM
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25. hey, i gotta tell'ya, 'schmoozing the receptionist' is just phase one...
after that it's party time :party: you are encouraged to flow as would mercury should the moment offer itself; though i would like to be present when you 'squeeze information out of republicans', cause i'm bringing my digicam ;)

sneaking around also good, fighting only if we must :)
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sarge43 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:44 PM
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15. Cranky Old Bat here (Cob for short)
Start that compassionate conservative bs with me and I'll spout wings and go ugly early on your ass.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:48 PM
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18. BWHAHA, welcome, Cob, the world will indeed be our mutant...
oyster sooner than they can think it :rofl: :hi: :thumbsup:
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sarge43 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:45 PM
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31. bridgit, you've started a great thread
Just think, mutant Dems ready to fight the good fight. "America, we've saved your ass before. We're ready to do it again."
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:50 PM
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34. hee...
"We did it before, and we can do it again!!" :bounce:
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EstimatedProphet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:24 PM
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29. Behold the Prophet
I speak truth.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:46 PM
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32. welcome, there'll need to be some truth spoken after we pull this off...
and you're our guy :hi:
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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:40 PM
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30. Mix 2 parts Punisher with 5 parts Wolverine.
That'll be me.

'Nuff said.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:49 PM
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33. i think that's a proper mix...will you, um...
be wearing anything, oh, i don't know...'special', speaking of special do consider our Special Ops Full Medical, Dental & Vision Plan ;)
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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:11 PM
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38. I do have a VERY tight
Punisher issue t-shirt. I like to wear it when I'm out...doing stuff. Usually with my camo pants and combat boots.

Sometimes, that involves a balaclava and this pretty kick ass light that I wear around my head...

Otherwise, no. I'm totally naked. Naked IS good, right?
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:16 PM
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41. naked is good, right...
;) you've just been promoted to special-special ops congrat'z & remember to always have fun, in the course of liquidating our 'targets' of course :party:
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 09:06 PM
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43. Heh. The mighty Flvegan.
You're the only one on the boards with a comic-book physique. :)

Come to think of it, you could probably put Colossus through a wall... ;)
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 09:19 PM
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44. well he is the only one that publishes it, he's still a proper mutant...
though :thumbsup:
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PVnRT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:06 PM
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37. One I thought of long ago
Edited on Mon Oct-09-06 08:06 PM by IAmJacksSmirkingReve
Ghost - can turn himself invisible, intangible, and has limited teleportation ability.

The idea being he is employed by the CIA, but knows nothing of his past, till he has an attack of conscience on a mission and goes renegade. Kind of a loner anarchist type who swears a lot. I also like the idea of him fighting with a staff for some reason, like the Rangers on Babylon 5.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:13 PM
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40. sure that works, our unsuspecting targets will be whispering into their...
cuffs all like, "No sir. There are no rebel mutants in this sector, over - sssshhh't" that's when you just be yourself (or your non-self as the case may be) & do your stuff :thumbsup: we'll all meet you back at the van & go out for pizza ;)
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 10:54 PM
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45. Guys and gals, this may be pretty useful.
It's a demo version of a character image utility. There's also the full version of an older one available for free through a link on the site.

Here's a pic of Ironhand with some shapeshifting going on.

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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 11:11 PM
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46. hey i like it, potential mutants could try out different looks maybe...
you know, see what works best :)
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