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Liam Gallagher's Unibrow

Location: Mega-City One
Member Since: Sat May 17, 2008
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Would be Watcher

Location: Canada
Member Since: Sat May 17, 2008
Subj: I agree......
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2009 at 01:20:58 pm EDT (Viewed 130 times)
Reply Subj: I really think you grossly over estimate versatility...
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2009 at 07:52:49 am EDT (Viewed 137 times)


    I think there is a snobish smell and a tad of bitterness in the taste to people who over-glorify versatility.

Versatility is a measure of how many different ways a character can apply their power, not the magnitude of it. The best example of this is the Kree Star Wheel. Surfer and Strange ere both trapped and helpless, with ir transmutation abilties etc meaning nothing in this scenario, whilst Hulk was the only one with the sheer *power* to break out.

Versatility does indeed make one more formiddable in combat and means the character is much better in a wider range of scenarios, but that doesn't necessarily equate to being more *powerful* than their peers.


Chancellor Liam, Dean of the Forgotten Green Academy of Gamma Sciences
"Hulk would have to be in a life or death struggle for a good 25+ years to BEGIN to start to surpass [Thor]." - MjolnirsPower
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