"Suck my popsicle" revisited

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  1. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    When ROTF came out, there were multiple reports (mostly from Europe) about an allegedly censored version that had the "suck my" part of "Decepticons suck my popsicle" edited out.

    Back then, some people already suggested that it might have something to do with the fact that the words "suck my" are dark red on a black background.

    Today I took a screencap from my DVD on my father's laptop. "Suck my" could be seen clear as day.

    Then I checked out the screencap on my own computer's monitor, and saw nothing but a black space.

    How does this look for you guys?

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    So I'm wondering if different theaters may just use different lightness and contrast settings for their projectors?
     
  2. ryan.j

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    i see the red, but i also have a horribly expensive monitor so the contrast is pretty good.
     
  3. Surge

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  4. Aernaroth

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    Shows up fine on my monitor. Maybe someone in the UK didn't get a good look and figured it was censored.
     
  5. *Soundwave*

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    maybe a color blind person saw the "censored" version
     
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    I saw red in the thumbnail, clicked it to enlarge it, and it's even clearer as a larger image.
     
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    Maybe, but I'd hazard a guess why some people thought it was censored tho. The first copy of rotf I got was camcordered and the picture was pretty bad, you could't see the 'suck my' bit of the graphic no matter how you frig the levels. Watching the dvd on the same pc it's clearly there.

    I'm guessing a lot of internet types downloaded a telesync and couldn't make out the text. Just speculation obviously but it would make sense. Can't see why that bit would be censored.
     
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    I'm posting with my phone now and I can't really see the red text at all in the thumbnail
     
  10. grimlock1972

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    i see the red
     
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    yea, its just the weird contrast of the red on black that makes it unnoticable at some points if your not looking for it
     
  12. Surge

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    Well the meme may be dead but it's still fun to pull on people. :D 
     
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    I'm color blind and I can see it clear as day.
     
  14. Insane Galvatron

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    I can barely see it in the thumbnail if I look really hard. Once enlarged, it's as clear as a bell.
     
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    WHen i saw rotf On ImAx, I do remeber it being very dark, almost censored..
     
  16. Optimus Matt

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    its dark but still visable for me.
     
  17. Nevermore

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    I'm not color blind.

    I saw ROTF in theaters twice. Two different theaters. The second time I was looking for it.

    I never saw "suck my".
     
  18. rapid_fire

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    same here
     
  19. Rhinox007

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    From where in Europe did that message come? Because here in Belgium, there would be something very wrong with your eyes if you haven't seen it. it was clear as day, just like you said. Couldn't miss it
     
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    I can see it.

    "Suck my" is in dark red, though, and really plays with your eyes the longer you stare.
     

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