• Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Was dropping the atom bomb necessary?. on the Off-Topic board

    @decaffeinated: Mate, the “actual event” was that the bombs were what caused Emperor Hirohito to intervene and ultimately declare unconditional surrenderAgain, what is your logic, because if you’re tr...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Was dropping the atom bomb necessary?. on the Off-Topic board

    @decaffeinated: Are, are you completely ignoring the whole attempted coup and house arrest of the emperor by military officers to prevent his surrender speech from getting out to the public?“Why would...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Was dropping the atom bomb necessary?. on the Off-Topic board

    @decaffeinated: That, is some dumb logic you just used“They weren’t willing to fight to the end because of the bombs that succeeded in shaking the Emperor’s resolve and causing him to in fact interven...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Was dropping the atom bomb necessary?. on the Off-Topic board

    @buckwheat: That’s why I specifically noted that their willingness to fight to the death was the choice they wanted to make rather than surrender to the terms given from the Potsdam Declaration (in th...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Was dropping the atom bomb necessary?. on the Off-Topic board

    @decaffeinated: Sure, why don’t you look back at what I said and tell me where I said I believed that they can win, that’s right, I didn’t. What I said, was that they were perfectly willing to fight t...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Was dropping the atom bomb necessary?. on the Off-Topic board

    @decaffeinated: You keep saying that repeatedly while completely ignoring the mindset of many (in particular Japan’s military elite) during that time so I’ll put it this wayJapan “being on the verge o...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Was dropping the atom bomb necessary?. on the Off-Topic board

    @decaffeinated: Uh, I’m sorry, but the idea of “ we could have literally dropped the nuke into the ocean near Japan and they would have surrendered” just, doesn’t have any basis dude. If they didn’t s...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic The Last of Us 2 discussion and criticism. on the Gen. Discussion board

    @saintwildcard said:@mike_fowler said: @saintwildcard: “ IMO it also has a negative affect of having Tommy be the guy who stokes the fires in Ellie to go kill Abbie, which felt unnecessary and felt c...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic The Last of Us 2 discussion and criticism. on the Gen. Discussion board

    @saintwildcard: “ IMO it also has a negative affect of having Tommy be the guy who stokes the fires in Ellie to go kill Abbie, which felt unnecessary and felt contradictory to how they set up TOmmy ri...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Best Videogame Console?. on the Off-Topic board

    @dothetwist_ said:@mike_fowler: @darkthunder: GoW, RDR2, TLOU, and Uncharted are simply installments of a series that originated in last gen, and it's extremely hard to mess up those games with how ...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Was dropping the atom bomb necessary?. on the Off-Topic board

    @dothetwist_: feel like a quick note to be made is that those cities were legitimate military targetsHiroshima was the 2nd Army Headquarters, and Nagasaki was a major naval port with intact shipbuildi...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Best Videogame Console?. on the Off-Topic board

    @dothetwist_: memorable PS4 titlesBloodborneGod of WarSpider-ManPersona 5 RoyalHorizon Zero Dawn (May not be a big fan of it personally, but can’t deny how much I’ve seen people continue to talk bout ...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Spider-Man coming to Marvels Avengers video game in early 2021. on the Gen. Discussion board

    @ninetoadclown: With your logic, it wasn’t news when it was announced years back that Spider-Man would be appearing in CACW (when that was far from the case). Like, I don’t get it, Hawkeye being annou...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Spider-Man coming to Marvels Avengers video game in early 2021. on the Gen. Discussion board

    @anthp2000: Something like the MCU works because, for all intents and purposes, it’s one studio that’s primarily in charge of developing and nurturing the films (in this case, Marvel Studios). Even th...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Which rivalry do you think is better?: Batman vs Superman or Hulk vs Thor. on the Gen. Discussion board

    @rbt: what type of relationship? Rivalry or Bromance?

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Better action sequences - Civil War or Logan?. on the Gen. Discussion board

    Civil WarLogan satisfied me on a lot of things, but it’s action scenes just felt kinda meh to me. Wolverine going berserk was kinda cool though

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic The Batman reportedly adding a new scene that will tease Joker. on the Gen. Discussion board

    It’s WeGotThisCovered mate...

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic Is Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones (2002) MASSIVELY UNDERRATED?. on the Gen. Discussion board

    No, it’s pretty easily the worst Star Wars film

  • Mike_Fowler posted a message in the forum topic What are your unpopular superhero movie opinions?. on the Gen. Discussion board

    @jaylinfreeman: uh, what? The trailers for Ragnarok kinda made it clear what it was gonna be