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Son of Thunderbeast
Sep 21, 2002

Hey, Adora.



Grimey Drawer

LifeSunDeath posted:

Lol this curve could only work with mirrors, unless it's got a display in it. not really sure how digital recording affects vampires though.


The lack of reflection is because once upon a time, mirrors were made of silver. Modern mirrors (incl. telescope mirrors) are coated with aluminum and would reflect a vampire just fine.

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LifeSunDeath
Jan 4, 2007

Wish I had money to replace my AV, that was ripped from me during a mayo challenge, with this. Lol fuck spending more money on this site tho.



Son of Thunderbeast posted:

The lack of reflection is because once upon a time, mirrors were made of silver. Modern mirrors (incl. telescope mirrors) are coated with aluminum and would reflect a vampire just fine.


OH. Thought it might have something to do with silver. Thanks

3D Megadoodoo
Nov 25, 2010

BENIS


Vampires aren't werewolves, though. Well, most of them aren't.

RFC2324
Jun 7, 2012

Http 418


3D Megadoodoo posted:

Vampires aren't werewolves, though. Well, most of them aren't.

silver still works on them, like it does most supernatural being

poo poo man, what are you going to do when a Clurichaun comes for you?

3D Megadoodoo
Nov 25, 2010

BENIS


RFC2324 posted:

silver still works on them, like it does most supernatural being

Lol yeah wanna see you try to shoot a tonttu with a silver bullet.

No, really.

RFC2324
Jun 7, 2012

Http 418


3D Megadoodoo posted:

Lol yeah wanna see you try to shoot a tonttu with a silver bullet.

No, really.

I like my gifts from Santa tho

LifeSunDeath
Jan 4, 2007

Wish I had money to replace my AV, that was ripped from me during a mayo challenge, with this. Lol fuck spending more money on this site tho.



Santa can be killed with silver bullets, but then you become santa.

Captain Hygiene
Sep 17, 2007

We'll make diamonds from their ashes. Take them into battle with us.

Craft a Diamond Dog diamond?
Nah.   Let's do it!




College Slice

Woozie66
Sep 8, 2009


FURTHERMORE the suits and helmets would be visible even with mirrors. Unless ::snort:: you're implying the suits are made from some fantastical vampire fabric?

mysterious frankie
Jan 11, 2009

This displeases Dev- ..van. Shut up.


Captain Hygiene posted:

Vampires aren't real, you guys

If vampires aren't real then why do I feel like my life is slowly being drained out of me by a predatory conspiracy of shadowy ghouls, huh?

Captain Hygiene
Sep 17, 2007

We'll make diamonds from their ashes. Take them into battle with us.

Craft a Diamond Dog diamond?
Nah.   Let's do it!




College Slice

mysterious frankie posted:

If vampires aren't real then why do I feel like my life is slowly being drained out of me by a predatory conspiracy of shadowy ghouls, huh?

SCheeseman
Apr 23, 2003



The black rings are localized gravity distortion field generators.

LifeSunDeath
Jan 4, 2007

Wish I had money to replace my AV, that was ripped from me during a mayo challenge, with this. Lol fuck spending more money on this site tho.



Vampire Nano-weave is definitely a metal-gear technology.

Antigravitas
Dec 8, 2019

Outside Context Problem


mysterious frankie posted:

If vampires aren't real then why do I feel like my life is slowly being drained out of me by a predatory conspiracy of shadowy ghouls, huh?

mysterious frankie
Jan 11, 2009

This displeases Dev- ..van. Shut up.



Oh, I thought it might have been undiagnosed type 2 diabetes and a psychotic disorder, but, eh, six of one...

Beachcomber
May 21, 2007

Another day in paradise.




Slippery Tilde

Captain Hygiene posted:

Vampires aren't real, you guys

Turn off your monitor.

SneezeOfTheDecade
Feb 6, 2011

2:35 PM, 5 April 2017. 153 decibels. Caused the cat actual harm.




Captain Hygiene posted:

Vampires aren't real, you guys

That's just what a vampire would say

Captain Hygiene
Sep 17, 2007

We'll make diamonds from their ashes. Take them into battle with us.

Craft a Diamond Dog diamond?
Nah.   Let's do it!




College Slice

I am absolutely not a vampire, the fact that I have spent the last two months completely shunning sunlight is completely irrelevant.

Such Fun
May 6, 2013
I THINK GAYS WOULD TOTALLY GIVE A STRIPPER A HAND BEEZY WHILE IN A COMMITTED RELATIONSHIP BECAUSE I SUBSCRIBE TO ALL THE DUMB STEREOTYPES

How can telescopes be real if our our mirrors arenít?

Resting Lich Face
Feb 21, 2019


Captain Hygiene posted:

Vampires aren't real, you guys

How would we know? Our retinas are mirrors.

Dr Christmas
Apr 24, 2010

Berninating the one percent,
Berninating the Wall St.
Berninating all the people
In their high rise penthouses!


There are two important differences between vampires and capitalists:

1) Vampires are sexy and cool
2) Vampires have weaknesses that make them stoppable

By popular demand
Jul 17, 2007

IT *BZZT* WASP ME--
IT WASP ME ALL *BZZT* ALONG!


I think you'll find that capitalists have a distinct weakness to a violent uprising, and we've got better arms than crosses and wooden stakes.

Kennel
May 1, 2008

BAWWW-UNH!


Dr Christmas posted:

There are two important differences between vampires and capitalists:

1) Vampires are sexy and cool
Only in media created my multinational corporations!

CAROL
Oct 29, 2009

BAN THEIR PUNCHABLE FACE


The only vampire Iíll gently caress Is a peter watts vampire

Woebin
Feb 6, 2006



Kennel posted:

Only in media created my multinational corporations!
Bram Stoker Inc

Piss Meridian
Mar 25, 2020


CAROL posted:

The only vampire I’ll gently caress Is a peter watts vampire

Piss Meridian has a new favorite as of 00:00 on May 22, 2020

Pyroclastic
Jan 4, 2010

It's not science if someone doesn't get hurt.

I'm outraged because the first telescope without mirrors (a refractor; 1608) predates the first telescope with mirrors (a reflector; 1668)!

BrigadierSensible
Feb 16, 2012

Don't get my name wrong,
If you want to touch me there.

Captain Hygiene posted:

Vampires aren't real, you guys

Vampires turn into bats.
Bats are bugs.
Bugs are real.

Ipso facto therefore and subsequently and so on and so forth Vampires are real.

Captain Hygiene
Sep 17, 2007

We'll make diamonds from their ashes. Take them into battle with us.

Craft a Diamond Dog diamond?
Nah.   Let's do it!




College Slice

BrigadierSensible posted:

Vampires turn into bats.
Bats are bugs.
Bugs are real.

Ipso facto therefore and subsequently and so on and so forth Vampires are real.

Knormal
Nov 11, 2001



Taco Defender

Son of Thunderbeast posted:

Post your favorite comic: it's always been filthy or filth-adjacent*
Post your favorite comic: an actual genuine undisguised boner

Nuevo
May 23, 2006




Fun Shoe

Knormal posted:

Post your favorite comic: an actual genuine undisguised boner



e: hell given that Batman comic, it's relevant another 2x

Gnoman
Feb 11, 2014


Son of Thunderbeast posted:

The lack of reflection is because once upon a time, mirrors were made of silver. Modern mirrors (incl. telescope mirrors) are coated with aluminum and would reflect a vampire just fine.


Various supernatural beings, including various versions of the vampire, not reflecting in folklore predates silver-backed mirrors by a long time. Not only are there such creatures in the folklore of places that used bronze mirrors, it shows up in the traditions of some cultures that didn't have metalworking at all.

Skwirl
May 13, 2007

The 'blood babe with the silicone chest, 200-dollar haircut, and a closet full of the latest fashions.

Gnoman posted:

Various supernatural beings, including various versions of the vampire, not reflecting in folklore predates silver-backed mirrors by a long time. Not only are there such creatures in the folklore of places that used bronze mirrors, it shows up in the traditions of some cultures that didn't have metalworking at all.

What cultures had mirrors and no metal working?

Resting Lich Face
Feb 21, 2019


Skwirl posted:

What cultures had mirrors and no metal working?

Uhhh he didn't say that. He said that supernatural creatures not having reflections appear in the folklore of cultures that didn't have metalworking. Other things reflect than man-made mirrors.

Skwirl
May 13, 2007

The 'blood babe with the silicone chest, 200-dollar haircut, and a closet full of the latest fashions.

Resting Lich Face posted:

Uhhh he didn't say that. He said that supernatural creatures not having reflections appear in the folklore of cultures that didn't have metalworking. Other things reflect than man-made mirrors.

So they sneak up when your bending over a lake to get water? That just means they stay low to the ground, that doesn't mean they don't have reflection.

Gnoman
Feb 11, 2014


I've seen quite a few native stories were a monster is revealed because they did not reflect (or reflected differently) in the stream that both they and the protagonist were crossing over. The "silver reveals" thing is a modern retroexplanation.

Skwirl
May 13, 2007

The 'blood babe with the silicone chest, 200-dollar haircut, and a closet full of the latest fashions.

Gnoman posted:

I've seen quite a few native stories were a monster is revealed because they did not reflect (or reflected differently) in the stream that both they and the protagonist were crossing over. The "silver reveals" thing is a modern retroexplanation.

Vampires can't cross running water, so it wouldn't come up.

Push El Burrito
May 9, 2006




Soiled Meat

What if only your clothes are vampires would all mirrors just show you naked?

Son of Thunderbeast
Sep 21, 2002

Hey, Adora.



Grimey Drawer

Oh cool, i learned something from the comics thread, thanks

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Sleve McDichael
Feb 11, 2019

~nice~


Son of Thunderbeast posted:

Oh cool, i learned something from the comics thread, thanks



Holy poo poo, this is the day I never thought would come: I just laughed at Achewood

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