Ask @NerdBlissPod:

Everyone always tells me that I'm super weird, mean and just sound arrogant. But I literally don't see it. What do you think I should do about it?

Depends on the person asking. When these people tell you that you're weird, are they smiling or laughing? Are they enjoying the spice you're adding their lives? Or are they uppity and disgusted? The first kind, you should treat like family. The second kind, you should shut yourself off from. Ultimately little of the things that either of these people thinks matters much. Be who you are, find your gift, and share it with the world as you see fit.

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I am Groot.

Because the benefits of Stocism are numerous. Stoicism teaches you to focus on the things that you can control, and the only thing in this world you can completely control is your own mind (barring any debilitating mental illness of course). It also teaches you to see obstacles as opportunities, and to reason out the things we spend so much emotional energy on. It's no wonder that it's the basis of cognitive behavioral therapy.

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Team Marvel or Team DC?

Team Neither. We generally don't do tribalism here. I can tell you that most of us feel that DC hasn't put out any quality movies lately (Early 2017), and that Marvel is pretty much eating DC's lunch in that department right now, but we reserve the rights to enjoy a future DC movie and to like things about the ones we have. We're not saying you have to like the other "team". We're saying it's irrational to like the products of your "team" simply because they're from your "team". Feel free to apply this logic to video game systems, smart devices, cars, and pretty much every other consumer product. You don't need the tribe. **** the tribe. Be your own, free-thinking person. Besides, a team is a group of people working together for a common goal. Liking the same brand of comic books or smart phones doesn't count.

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If someone were to cut Connor McLeod in half horizontally across the torso, knowing he's immortal, would the bottom half grow a new top? Would the top half grow a new bottom? Could both happen? Would the top half go on to live with no bottom half?

Much like an immortal who's been cleaved in twain, we're well and truly stumped on this one. The next time we see an immortal we'll see if they're up for experimentation. Otherwise we'll just have to write it off as yet another mystery of The Quickening.

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Furries and Bronies? Really?

Yes, really. We do not take sides for or against fandoms. People like what they like for reasons that are their own. Frankly, we have more respect for those who admit to liking something extraordinary (that doesn't hurt or violate anyone) than we do those who stand in judgement at no cost to their person or social standing. The former are the main reason why TNBP is here. They are the ones with the stories to tell, and we are here to give them a voice. We will have many episodes about many different things. If an episode topic isn't to your liking, I promise there will be many others to choose from.

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Which is better, Star Trek or Star Wars?

This old chestnut, eh? The actual answer is to like whichever one you want, for whatever reason you want. That said, Star Trek is better and I can prove it mathematically.
(No, I can't actually prove it mathematically. It's a reference. I'd tell you what it's a reference to, but I would never deny you the joy of discovering it yourself. Seriously, you could have Googled it in the time it took to read this.)

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You keep mentioning the "Quee-sats...something or other". What the hell are you talking about?

The term is "Kwisatz Haderach". It's a term used in the Dune series of novels by Frank Herbert. The Kwisatz Haderach is a foretold messiah-like figure in the aforementioned novels. If you read them, and especially if you like them, you're officially a hardcore geek. We salute you.

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