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3rd Feb '17 9:07:56 AM Bissek
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---> '''Agent Ward:''' ...It means somebody really wanted our initials to spell "shield".

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---> '''Agent Ward:''' ...It means somebody really wanted our initials to spell "shield"."shield"[[note]]This might even be the truth, since in the MCU S.H.I.E.L.D. was founded by former colleagues of Captain America after his believed death[[/note]].
8th Jan '17 2:09:35 PM nombretomado
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* The MarvelUniverse has '''S.H.I.E.L.D.''', Nick Fury's UN-backed paramilitary and intelligence organization. The acronym originally stood for '''S'''upreme '''H'''eadquarters, '''I'''nternational '''E'''spionage, '''L'''aw-enforcement '''D'''ivision but this was changed in the early nineties to stand for '''S'''trategic '''H'''azard '''I'''ntervention, '''E'''spionage and '''L'''ogistics '''D'''irectorate. Within the confines of the [[UltimateMarvel Ultimate Marvel Universe]], Ultimate SpiderMan has admitted that he has ''no clue'' what S.H.I.E.L.D. stands for, even though he has regular encounters with them and Nick Fury.

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* The MarvelUniverse has '''S.H.I.E.L.D.''', Nick Fury's UN-backed paramilitary and intelligence organization. The acronym originally stood for '''S'''upreme '''H'''eadquarters, '''I'''nternational '''E'''spionage, '''L'''aw-enforcement '''D'''ivision but this was changed in the early nineties to stand for '''S'''trategic '''H'''azard '''I'''ntervention, '''E'''spionage and '''L'''ogistics '''D'''irectorate. Within the confines of the [[UltimateMarvel [[ComicBook/UltimateMarvel Ultimate Marvel Universe]], Ultimate SpiderMan has admitted that he has ''no clue'' what S.H.I.E.L.D. stands for, even though he has regular encounters with them and Nick Fury.
8th Jan '17 12:29:19 PM nombretomado
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* ''[[TopTen Top 10]]'' has the city where everyone is a superhero, and the super-disease plaguing it is called "STORMS": Sexually Transmitted Organic Rapid Mutation Syndrome. It's a metahuman venereal disease that spreads through the city's super-prostitute population.

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* ''[[TopTen Top 10]]'' ''ComicBook/TopTen'' has the city where everyone is a superhero, and the super-disease plaguing it is called "STORMS": Sexually Transmitted Organic Rapid Mutation Syndrome. It's a metahuman venereal disease that spreads through the city's super-prostitute population.
22nd Dec '16 4:56:36 AM Agent_B
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** In Captain America Vol 5 #8, M.O.D.O.C. stands for '''M'''ilitary '''O'''peratives '''D'''esigned '''O'''nly for '''C'''ombat.
9th Dec '16 10:43:38 PM Kirayoshi
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** In ''ComicBook/DCComicsBombshells'', Miriam, a young Jewish girl, became Miri Marvel, taking her powers from the stories of some of the great women of the Old Testament: '''S'''hiphrah, '''H'''uldah, '''A'''bigail, '''Z'''ipporah, '''A'''genath and her own namesake '''M'''iriam.
31st Oct '16 5:09:59 AM Malitia
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** What A.I.M. stands for also changed several times for example '''A'''vengers '''I'''dea '''M'''echanics (when [[Comicbook/NewAvengers2015 Sunspot bought the organization]]), or '''A'''merican '''I'''ntelligence '''M'''echanics (when they got government endorsement).

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** What A.I.M. stands for also changed several times for example '''A'''vengers '''I'''dea '''M'''echanics (when [[Comicbook/NewAvengers2015 Sunspot bought the organization]]), or '''A'''merican '''I'''ntelligence '''M'''echanics (when they got [[ComicBook/USAvengers government endorsement).endorsement]]).
24th Sep '16 6:30:00 PM nombretomado
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* Played with in ''DorkTower'' with '''G'''amers '''F'''or '''P'''ersonal '''H'''ygiene -- [[http://www.dorktower.com/2006/07/12/comics-archive-807/ explained here.]]

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* Played with in ''DorkTower'' ''Webcomic/DorkTower'' with '''G'''amers '''F'''or '''P'''ersonal '''H'''ygiene -- [[http://www.dorktower.com/2006/07/12/comics-archive-807/ explained here.]]
15th Sep '16 8:19:52 PM PaulA
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* In ''ComicBook/{{Prez}}'', the United States' response to rising sea levels caused by global climate change is the Habitat Allowance for Lost Farmland And Sinking Shoreline: HALFASS.

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* In ''ComicBook/{{Prez}}'', ''ComicBook/{{Prez|2015}}'', the United States' response to rising sea levels caused by global climate change is the Habitat Allowance for Lost Farmland And Sinking Shoreline: HALFASS.
12th Aug '16 8:08:03 PM nombretomado
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* Also from the New 52, A.R.G.U.S. -- which seems to replace Checkmate as DC's S.H.I.E.L.D. counterpart -- is the '''A'''dvanced '''R'''esearch '''G'''roup '''U'''niting '''S'''uperheroes ... currently. In the last issue of the ''A.R.G.U.S.'' miniseries, they turn out to have been around for longer than anyone suspected, being founded in TheAmericanRevolution as '''A'''rmed '''R'''evolutionaries '''G'''overning '''U'''nder '''S'''ecrecy, and changing their name in TheWildWest to '''A'''nonymous '''R'''anger '''G'''roup of the '''U'''nited '''S'''tates. Possibly they had another name in the 20th century, but if so it hasn't been revealed yet.

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* Also from the New 52, A.R.G.U.S. -- which seems to replace Checkmate as DC's S.H.I.E.L.D. counterpart -- is the '''A'''dvanced '''R'''esearch '''G'''roup '''U'''niting '''S'''uperheroes ... currently. In the last issue of the ''A.R.G.U.S.'' miniseries, they turn out to have been around for longer than anyone suspected, being founded in TheAmericanRevolution UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution as '''A'''rmed '''R'''evolutionaries '''G'''overning '''U'''nder '''S'''ecrecy, and changing their name in TheWildWest to '''A'''nonymous '''R'''anger '''G'''roup of the '''U'''nited '''S'''tates. Possibly they had another name in the 20th century, but if so it hasn't been revealed yet.
8th Aug '16 9:00:59 PM PaulA
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* In ''ComicBook/{{Prez}}'', the United States' response to rising sea levels caused by global climate change is the Habitat Allowance for Lost Farmland And Sinking Shoreline: HALFASS.
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