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Vangrab

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rc

Subj: Question...
Posted: Sat Sep 20, 2008 at 02:18:28 am EDT
Reply Subj: I consider everything feats -- fights, lifts, etc.
Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2008 at 05:40:21 pm EDT (Viewed 183 times)


> It all matters equally to me, and I would consider it all if asked to research and write a character. I'd also look at "common depictions," i.e., the ballpark in which a character typicaly operates. I weigh those as much as high, mid, and low end showings; as well as failed feats, struggled feats, and easily achieved feats.
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> The example I like to give is this: Superman is seen benching the composite mass of a billion multiverses. But, for the next 20 or however many years, is never seen lifting more than a single twenty pound bags of flour each month. He doesn't struggle with them, or comment that they are heavy. He handles them just fine. I still wouldn't characterize him as a billion multiverses-level dude, despite having no struggles or failures, as it's just not the ballpark he usually plays in. It's not his common depiction, in other words, so I wouldn't go by it.
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> Incidentally, I'm not trying to promote this method of analysis or argue its worth, just saying were I stand.
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> _r

In which issue Superman benched the composite mass of a billion multiverses????




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