Dave Galanter
December 1st 1969 - December 12th 2020
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Subj: Re: Ignore anything that contradicts you
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 at 11:26:43 pm EST (Viewed 132 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Ignore anything that contradicts you
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 at 09:21:00 pm EST (Viewed 150 times)

    BK Ray implied that in saying Superman has won every time they've fought, and you were agreeing with him.

He is right, Superman has won 100% when they fought. How do jump from that to he's going to win 100% of the time? Your anger clouds your thinking.

    This only shows that you pick and choose what you want to hold up as valid in the comics. For you, the result of the fight is fine, but something else in the same comic story you dismiss. Why would Busiek write this awkward scene this way if not as an excuse to point out Thor's confidence while saying he's taken Superman's measure - basically a way to say that Thor could very well win in another fight. You keep saying that I'm offering my points to dismiss the result of the actual fight when that's not my point at all, which I've already pointed out to you. It's like you want to argue against a straw argument.

Nope. You're the one straying from the point, which is Superman won that fight in a printed story That story has more weight than all the combined opinions on this board. Again, that was a solid win for Superman and would indicate that he would win more often than not and therefore deserves to be the #1 choice in the OP's category. Thor's boasting by no means has more weight than getting knocked TFO. Busiek had Aquaman saying "Errrr, what do you mean, Thor? You got KTFO."

    Again, you pick and choose what you want from the comics because you'd like Surfer to be more powerful than a brick. I think I'd be obtuse if I went around insisting that the Silver Surfer's durability can't take getting hit by a brick and then pointed out to you that anything you say to the contrary is wrong because what the writer wrote is worth 1000 times more than your opinion.

LOL, talk about straw man. Seriously, lol.

    Likewise, non-writers can see evidence that Thor has beaten opponents with Superman's same power set numerous times from Gladiator to Hyperion and draw the conclusion that one fight doesn't trump all available evidence. Thor beat Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) in a non-voted fight in a previous Marvel-DC crossover, and he's practically a Superman clone who has fought Superman to a draw numerous times over the decades and shown equal strength and equal durability. So you can say that this one fight is the only one that matters and that no non-writer's opinion matters, but by your same logic, well, that Surfer sure can't take a brick.

Again with the mental contortions to make such a simple fact fuzzy because you disagree with the result and causes you anger. The story > opinion. Regardless of how much it triggering it causes. Period.

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