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by Vibiant
July 10th, 2020, 5:35 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Favorite Nixon Biography
Replies: 2
Views: 192

Favorite Nixon Biography

I am not the same level of Nixon-head that Alex Robinson is, but I have read a few and the most interesting to me has been "Richard Nixon; a Political and Personal Portrait" by Earl Mazo. It was written in 1959 and then briefly updated in 1960, before the election. Since it lacks the taint...
by Vibiant
July 10th, 2020, 5:15 pm
Forum: General Star Wars
Topic: The Taxation of Trade Routes are in Dispute
Replies: 2
Views: 317

The Taxation of Trade Routes are in Dispute

I'm finding a vergence in between my work life and Star Wars. I cannot be too specific but there is a Private Entity that is acting like a government and is intending to interact with other goverments as an equal. This is causing the company I work for some headaches and while the Private Entity has...
by Vibiant
July 5th, 2020, 7:04 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Black hole ranking
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Re: Black hole ranking

I like Black Hole. I like Black Hole a bunch. A whole bunch, as it were. I would not rank Black Hole anywhere near the Star Wars movies. The novelization ruined me a bit on the movie. In the novel I can picture Maximilian as huge and scarily asymmetrical, like some kind of current factory robot arm ...
by Vibiant
January 14th, 2020, 4:21 pm
Forum: General Star Wars
Topic: What was the last piece of Star Wars media you consumed?
Replies: 13
Views: 943

Re: What was the last piece of Star Wars media you consumed?

As a complement to the Rogue 1 coverage, I broke my "no EU" habit and I started reading Catalyst. It's not bad. Though I have wonder at the knowledge dichotomy; on one hand, scientists in the book seem to know a lot about the properties of Kyber crystals, but at the same time the book goes...
by Vibiant
January 13th, 2020, 6:22 am
Forum: The Mindalorian
Topic: Stormtrooper Accuracy
Replies: 11
Views: 817

Re: Stormtrooper Accuracy

I do know that shooting real pistols in real life of varying quality definately has an effect on my marksmanship. I can't imagine wearing a plastic helmet with a tiny viewport would help either.