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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 21:46:08 Reply

At 8/6/12 09:38 PM, dante224 wrote:
At 8/6/12 09:27 PM, Ragnarokia wrote: If you can't grasp Invader Zim you have no cance of grasping superior things. It is a step towards atmospheric subtle comedy for cartoons rather than the obvious jokes you likely prefer.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oUmAhRP17o

i don't think i could have possibly made something so perfectly contradicting to that statement you just made. i mean, it even has intro music from fallout boy in moviemaker MY GOD

Watch the whole episodes instead of just quotes people pick out, you will find the funniest most entertaining things about the show are inbetween the lines, the general way the characters act to things and the backwards way the world is shown, generally moments of complete silence with absolutely nothing happening proves to be the finest moments in the show. Of course most of them likely fly over peoples heads, but if you actually have an open mind to such things you can see what the creators wanted the show to be rather than just a funny childrens show.

If you want an example watch Zim Eats Waffles. An entire episode based around that single simple concept which is executed perfectly.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 21:50:15 Reply

It's because Katy is very found of the show.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 21:56:56 Reply

I enjoy Invader Zim for it's humour, but the cult fanbase is awful. They worship a cartoon, and it's creator.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 22:02:06 Reply

The only new and creative from that era was Courage, sure, there were a few decent ones like EEnE, which I've outgrown, but the only one that really stands out is Courage, IZ was just a mediocore cartoon.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 22:02:09 Reply

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what is so great about inavder zim?


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 22:02:42 Reply

At 8/6/12 09:49 PM, Ilssm wrote: It aired when I was five and ended when I was twelve, and I never saw that many re-runs, so I don't really remember it all too well.

Sadly it got banned due to the animators inside subliminal joke (which to be fair was good but people get far to bitchy about such things) and after it was revoked after the edits it didn't really get much support from many channels, likely due to it's previous status. I have seen them done on some nickolodeon channels again but very rarely and always late at night. Generally if you wan to watch them you need to find them elsewhere. Youtiube tends to get rid of a lot of the videos unless they are low quality or flips etc. so you sort of need the DVDs.

At 8/6/12 09:56 PM, abbuw wrote: I enjoy Invader Zim for it's humour, but the cult fanbase is awful. They worship a cartoon, and it's creator.

The ones you hear about, most fans of the show just enjoy it but don't worship etc. it. Alas similar to other fanbases the few eccentrics give a bad name for everyone.
I do however have to add that the art such fans make is as a whole terrible. The ones that I tend to get submitted to groups look like they are made in 2 minutes with no effort, I usually don't like t odecline stuff, but yea...


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 22:07:28 Reply

At 8/6/12 10:02 PM, Ragnarokia wrote:
It aired when I was five and ended when I was twelve, and I never saw that many re-runs, so I don't really remember it all too well.
Sadly it got banned due to the animators inside subliminal joke (which to be fair was good but people get far to bitchy about such things)

bloody gir wasnt found until after the show got cancleed, the reason being is because nobody watched it and Fairly Odd parents were getting better ratings.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 22:13:29 Reply

At 8/6/12 10:07 PM, GrizzlyOne wrote: bloody gir wasnt found until after the show got cancleed, the reason being is because nobody watched it and Fairly Odd parents were getting better ratings.

So it took them that long to notice? makes it more funny I guess I thought it was a lot quicker.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 22:21:22 Reply

the mood/themes/comedic timing just to name a few


if it is a gigantic horrible typo mah bad

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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 23:15:06 Reply

At 8/6/12 10:21 PM, captainlolz wrote: the mood/themes/comedic timing just to name a few

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSM59xfZZFM

notice how every scene is comprised of yelling lines, saying a variation of "i'm annoyed by you", doing something expected and silly, and just being annoying for the sake of being annoying and going back to my 2nd point.

character 1: ANNOYING THING

character 2: stop you're being annoying

thats the joke guys you get it because thats clever writing there


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 23:27:13 Reply

i loved invader zim as a kid. those are some of the hardest times i've ever laughed. hell, me and a buddy of mine went through every episode on dvd and a $300 bag of weed just last year and i still laughed even now as an adult.

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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 23:34:35 Reply

At 8/6/12 08:17 PM, GrizzlyOne wrote: everybody who likes cartoons says they like it, but i think it's just an emo piece of crap.

Zim predates emo, therefore Zim can not be emo. You are, however, free to judge it as crap.

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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 23:34:58 Reply

It's an enjoyable show when you're an eight year old who laughs at screaming and DOOKIE.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 23:37:04 Reply

At 8/6/12 11:15 PM, dante224 wrote:
At 8/6/12 10:21 PM, captainlolz wrote: the mood/themes/comedic timing just to name a few
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSM59xfZZFM

character 1: ANNOYING THING

character 2: stop you're being annoying

thats the joke guys you get it because thats clever writing there

in that clip he never said annoying,each one led up to a punch line


if it is a gigantic horrible typo mah bad

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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 23:45:07 Reply

At 8/6/12 11:34 PM, Dawnslayer wrote:
At 8/6/12 08:17 PM, GrizzlyOne wrote: everybody who likes cartoons says they like it, but i think it's just an emo piece of crap.
Zim predates emo, therefore Zim can not be emo. You are, however, free to judge it as crap.

rites of spring 1983 emo game WAY before zim


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 23:52:38 Reply


in that clip he never said annoying,each one led up to a punch line

gir runs around screaming. zim says stop. gir says he saw a silly thing that was at the time of creation rather "random.

random things aren't punchlines.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-06 23:54:31 Reply

At 8/6/12 11:45 PM, captainlolz wrote:
At 8/6/12 11:34 PM, Dawnslayer wrote:
At 8/6/12 08:17 PM, GrizzlyOne wrote: everybody who likes cartoons says they like it, but i think it's just an emo piece of crap.
Zim predates emo, therefore Zim can not be emo. You are, however, free to judge it as crap.
rites of spring 1983 emo game WAY before zim

*checks internets for verification*

My mistake. But I do concur that the definition of emo is ill suited to Zim.

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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-07 01:33:02 Reply

OP is confusing "emo" for "Hot Topic shopping teenagers." An easy mistake to make nowadays.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-07 03:15:17 Reply

Every time I see your posts I think of you looking like the guy in your signature

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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-07 04:32:42 Reply

At 8/6/12 08:24 PM, Ryanson wrote: It was absurd and zany and different from what was on back then.

Also, crazy fangirls worship everything Jhonen Vasquez does. EVER.

I enjoyed it, but I think I'm avoiding it as of late.

Go back to watching your kiddie programmes while the rest of us enjoy Courage the Courageous Dog.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-07 05:04:05 Reply

IZ SOOOOO EMOOOO /wrist

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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-07 05:41:35 Reply

from what I recall that toon was kind of violent, I'm surprised it made it on Nickelodeon and stayed for as lond as it did


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-07 05:55:23 Reply

Because it is funny.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-07 11:56:35 Reply

At 8/6/12 09:30 PM, GrizzlyOne wrote: I liked Courage TCG better.

I liked Pokemon TCG better.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-07 12:32:16 Reply

Well the great thing, you see about 'Inavder Zim' is that he always tries to take over the world but fails in different hilarious ways. He kind of reminds me of an older version of that League Of Super Evil cartoon.


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-08 01:30:23 Reply

Gir thats all i have to say


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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-08 01:33:22 Reply

this show was hilarious i wish they would make new episodes

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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-08 02:43:13 Reply

It was known for awkward lines and was different from what was on Nickelodeon at the time. However it gained a gothic cult following and is liked simply as a trend more than for it being a show. What it's worth though it was a good NickToon, a bit on the overrated side though.

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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-08 02:46:48 Reply

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Response to what is so great about inavder zim? 2012-08-08 03:20:32 Reply

It's a freakish and disturbing show with dark humor. It also aired on Nickelodian, meaning that the target audience was children who most definitely would be disturbed by the show. The idea of that makes me laugh. Also, Gir is fucking cute and hilarious.