History Headscratchers / Ghostbusters

27th Jun '16 4:30:04 PM costanton11
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*** the game has you deal with the librarian as a boss and the notes( and subsequent boss battle) state she was alive 50 years ago but was killed protecting a rare tome from a demigod known as the collector (the aforementioned boss) wether her existence is typical or a result of irritating a level 5 demigod is unknown.

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*** the The game has you deal with the librarian as a boss and the notes( and subsequent boss battle) state she was alive 50 years ago but was killed protecting a rare tome from a demigod known as the collector (the aforementioned boss) wether her existence is typical or a result of irritating a level 5 demigod is unknown.



*** Not to mention that after everything goes to hell, he has the gall to blame the Ghostbusters for what happened, even in front of the mayor, when ''he'' was the one who ordered the system shut down against both the Ghostbusters' and the Con-Ed guy's protests. He also makes up baseless theories about the Ghostbusters creating hallucinogens and light shows to scam customers, which the fireman quickly refutes as a bunch of trash as none of the occurrences are natural.

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*** Not to mention that after everything goes to hell, he has the gall to blame the Ghostbusters for what happened, even in front of the mayor, when ''he'' was the one who ordered the system shut down against both the Ghostbusters' and the Con-Ed guy's protests. He also makes When talking to the mayor, he then proceeds to make up baseless theories about the Ghostbusters creating hallucinogens and light shows to scam customers, which the fireman quickly refutes as a bunch of trash complete bunk as none of the occurrences are natural.natural, and the fireman says he's seem every form of combustion and this is nothing like any of those.
24th Jun '16 6:25:48 PM harlbior
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* Dr. Ray Stanz refers to Slimer as "a focused, non-terminal, repeating phantasm, or a Class Five full roaming vapor". What is the 'non-terminal' part supposed to mean?
24th Jun '16 6:03:51 PM harlbior
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* This is about the reboot: Why are the Ghostbusters somehow using the same trademark equipment as the original team? WordOfGod is that this is a complete reboot in which the original ''Ghostbusters'' never happened, so how likely is it that the same car (and license), same logo, and same proton packs would be used here? Pandering explains it, but not in a way that makes sense in the film.
** Well, to be entirely fair, no one's ''seen'' the new film at this point (Feb 2016 at time of writing), so complaining about how it doesn't make sense in the film is a bit preemptive. But essentially, it's a BroadStrokes parallel universe, with emphasis on ''parallel''. In this timeline, things develop in a broadly similar fashion to how they developed in the original timeline, just at a later date and with a few things being different as a result. Kind of like how the ''Star Trek'' movies take place in an alternate dimension but still basically have the original ''Enterprise'' crew hanging around. Ultimately, it's still a Ghostbusters movie, at some point there's things people would like or expect to see in a Ghostbusters movie, and at some point you do just have to shrug and go with it.
24th Jun '16 5:54:58 PM harlbior
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*** That would explain why Slimer eats so much; he's a manifestation of hunger!
7th Jun '16 6:14:32 PM costanton11
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*** Not to mention that after everything goes to hell, he has the gall to blame the Ghostbusters for what happened, even in front of the mayor, when ''he'' was the one who ordered the system shut down against both the Ghostbusters' and the Con-Ed guy's protests. He also makes up baseless theories about the Ghostbusters creating hallucinogens and light shows to scam customers, which the fireman quickly refutes as none of the occurrences are natural.

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*** Not to mention that after everything goes to hell, he has the gall to blame the Ghostbusters for what happened, even in front of the mayor, when ''he'' was the one who ordered the system shut down against both the Ghostbusters' and the Con-Ed guy's protests. He also makes up baseless theories about the Ghostbusters creating hallucinogens and light shows to scam customers, which the fireman quickly refutes as a bunch of trash as none of the occurrences are natural.
4th Jun '16 8:06:21 AM nombretomado
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** A quote from Egon's notes in the video game (PS2 version, which has Egon's spirit guide commentary as one of its admittedly few selling points): "Her name was Eleanor Twitty. With all the havoc manifestations cause, it's easy to forget that a lot of them originally came from the psychic imprints of human beings. I don't believe that there's much of anything left of a 'soul' or whatever at this point, but it's still an unnerving concept to ponder if you let your rational guard down." Admittedly, Egon's a rationalist who likely doesn't believe in souls at all; Ray would probably have a different take on ghosts and whether they used to be people, or they're just based on people.

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** A quote from Egon's notes in the video game (PS2 ([=PS2=] version, which has Egon's spirit guide commentary as one of its admittedly few selling points): "Her name was Eleanor Twitty. With all the havoc manifestations cause, it's easy to forget that a lot of them originally came from the psychic imprints of human beings. I don't believe that there's much of anything left of a 'soul' or whatever at this point, but it's still an unnerving concept to ponder if you let your rational guard down." Admittedly, Egon's a rationalist who likely doesn't believe in souls at all; Ray would probably have a different take on ghosts and whether they used to be people, or they're just based on people.



*** There's another relevant quote from Egon's PS2 research notes in the Ghostbusters video game: "In retrospect, we shouldn't have been so hard on [Ray]. Gozer would have probably scanned further for a suitable form, or chose nothingness itself to be its destructor form, which could have potentially engulfed the whole city in a void." Personally, I always thought Gozer would've just kept waiting until one of them thought of something.

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*** There's another relevant quote from Egon's PS2 [=PS2=] research notes in the Ghostbusters video game: "In retrospect, we shouldn't have been so hard on [Ray]. Gozer would have probably scanned further for a suitable form, or chose nothingness itself to be its destructor form, which could have potentially engulfed the whole city in a void." Personally, I always thought Gozer would've just kept waiting until one of them thought of something.
2nd Jun '16 8:50:33 PM costanton11
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*** Not to mention that after everything goes to hell, he has the gall to blame the Ghostbusters for what happened when he was the one who ordered the system shut down against both the Ghostbusters' and the Con-Ed guy's protests.

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*** Not to mention that after everything goes to hell, he has the gall to blame the Ghostbusters for what happened happened, even in front of the mayor, when he ''he'' was the one who ordered the system shut down against both the Ghostbusters' and the Con-Ed guy's protests.protests. He also makes up baseless theories about the Ghostbusters creating hallucinogens and light shows to scam customers, which the fireman quickly refutes as none of the occurrences are natural.
21st May '16 5:38:57 PM erforce
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** The cartoon also goes into how ghosts are sort of a PKE impression people sometimes leave behind when they die, and not the actual person. It's not always consistent with itself (especially in the later seasons), but enough episodes have revolved around a massive PKE surge taking on the shape of some nearby psychic impression and becoming a ghost (for example, the ghostbusters' PKE-infused original jumpsuits, or Murray the Mantis, or the Scoleri Brothers being created by the mood slime in ''Ghostbusters 2'') to suggest that ghosts are TheHeartless rather than human souls.

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** The cartoon also goes into how ghosts are sort of a PKE impression people sometimes leave behind when they die, and not the actual person. It's not always consistent with itself (especially in the later seasons), but enough episodes have revolved around a massive PKE surge taking on the shape of some nearby psychic impression and becoming a ghost (for example, the ghostbusters' PKE-infused original jumpsuits, or Murray the Mantis, or the Scoleri Brothers being created by the mood slime in ''Ghostbusters 2'') ''Film/GhostbustersII'') to suggest that ghosts are TheHeartless rather than human souls.



* Why does the Film/{{Ghostbusters}} building have five beds in the video game if Venkman has his own apartment?

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* Why does the Film/{{Ghostbusters}} Ghostbusters building have five beds in the video game if Venkman has his own apartment?
18th May '16 8:40:27 AM SeanRenaud
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** There is no particular reason to believe that the Destructor would be 50 feet tall. Either Stay Puft is cannonically kaiju sized or that's a case of JerkAssGenie at work. In all honesty Ray probably did them a favor by dreaming up something big slow and without any displayed powers aside from size and perhaps durability. Assuming Gozer wasn't bluffing and could make anything things could have turned out infinitely worse. Like an Alien Queen, Frieza or Godzilla.
17th May '16 8:55:42 PM doornik1142
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** It's possible that there are a ton of people trying to get a job with the Ghostbusters. Just listen to the way Janine interviews Winston. She sounds ''supremely'' bored, as if she's been repeating this spiel to dozens of people a week for a very long time and Winston is just the latest one to walk through the door. Also note that 90% of the things she mentions have ''absolutely nothing to do with catching ghosts''. What possible use could there be in throwing a huge barrage of questions at recruits, most of which have nothing to do with the actual job, except to scare away the people who aren't prepared to take the job seriously?
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