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Old 04-01-08, 12:42 AM
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Casper 1995 Vs. The Thing 1982

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Not another friggin' Casper thread.
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Where the hell is the poll?
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Casper hands down. Bill Pullman trumps everything.
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Jail bait Christina Ricci or grizzled Kurt Russell
what do you think?
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As a ghost, Casper is immune to physical attacks. Only magic attacks can hurt him, and The Thing is a non-magic user. This would seem to give Casper the upper hand, but as a fledgling ghost, his attacks are pretty weak. He has access to some minor telekinesis spells, but The Thing has a really high Armor Class and would probably be unaffected by these attacks. The only way for Casper to kill The Thing is by exploiting his elemental weakness to fire. Casper doesn't have any fire spells, but he could use his telekinesis to manipulate an existing flame, like say a fireplace. It would have to be a large flame because The Thing's rapid regeneration means that it almost has to be finished off with a single attack. That would be the only way I can see Casper defeating The Thing.

On the other hand, The Thing would also great difficultly defeating Casper. None of his regular attacks would have any effect, and his special attack Consume would be similarly useless since Casper is non-corporeal. The Thing's only hope of defeating Casper would be to consume a magic-using creature and use it's magical attacks to defeat Casper. Assuming a lack of magical creatures nearby, it's only other recourse would be to find and exhume Casper's corporeal remains and destroy them in a fire. Considering The Thing probably has no idea where the remains are located, and is weak against the very fire it would need to destroy them with, this isn't a feasible alternative.

Realistically, this match would likely end in a draw. I'll give a slight edge to Casper though because of the chance he could find a way to exploit The Thing's weakness to fire.
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You've given this WAY too much thought. That's scary.

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No way, he could've went way further with that analysis. Believe me, this is an on going debate among my friends and I.
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Christina Ricci well not in this, but now
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that's the problem with watching hot actresses when they were young. I remember having a crush on Ricci when The Addams Family came out was 10, and she's actually older than me. but I watch these older movies now, and I feel like a creep. same thing with Natalie Portman in The Professional.
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Casper. I'd like to see the The Thing spawn a sequel starring Hillary Duff -- then we'll talk.
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Casper - it has a better 5.1 surround mix than The Thing
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Originally Posted by Giles
Casper - it has a better 5.1 surround mix than The Thing
Damn straight. I turned the end credits (sans Little Richard's song) into a track for a homemade DTS CD. Great sound even without the effects.

I actually haven't seen The Thing.
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Casper.
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Casper Meets Wendy.... it had jailbait Hilary Duff

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Originally Posted by SterlingBen
Jail bait Christina Ricci or grizzled Kurt Russell
what do you think?


Similar to my thoughts in the "Citizen Kane V the Thing.

Casper(never saw it but I love Ricci)
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Christina Ricci well not in this, but now
No, she lost her looks.
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Practical Magic vs The Thing

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Originally Posted by wm lopez
No, she lost her looks.
She was prime in The Opposite of Sex. Not too hot on the anorexic Ricci.

Did anyone ever notice that Casper is the ghost of Richie Rich. All his wealth and secular influence couldn't save him from suffering a violent death and being forever chained to this realm...wandering lost (albeit freindlily) for all time.

Too depressing. The Thing wins.
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Originally Posted by Kudama
Did anyone ever notice that Casper is the ghost of Richie Rich.
Yes. Bart Simpson.
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Originally Posted by wm lopez
No, she lost her looks.
Oh sorry, I'll rephrase it for you then...


Christina Ricci in this


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Originally Posted by LivingINClip
Practical Magic vs The Thing

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Practical Magic by a longshot.
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You forgot Dawn of the Dead vs. The Thing.
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Originally Posted by iexx
You forgot Dawn of the Dead vs. The Thing.
At this point, I think it's just going to be "Dead vs. The Thing".
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