wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

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wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby osjclatchford » Wed Apr 15, 2015 12:28 pm

ok so I get that bfg now means bio force gun... :roll: yeah ok, we believe you...
uac is union aerospace company as we all know...
and rrts is clearly rapid response tactical squad, fine...

but WTF does st stand for in 'st grenade'?
I cant find a single external or internal reference aside from the old nades we brits used in the war (commonly known as 'sticky bombs') ... I don't think that's what they mean as the two are visually and functionally quite different to each other.
its only ever referred to as an 'st' or 'st grenade' in the movie so what say you? shock tactics? super turbo? sexy turnips? what?

any help to rest my crazy noggin on this one would be most welcome...

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Re: wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby SamVision » Wed Apr 15, 2015 2:12 pm

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Re: wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby Trance » Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:02 pm

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Re: wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby Big C » Wed Apr 15, 2015 10:35 pm

I'm making Sexy Turnips my headcanon for that abbreviation as nothing else could be remotely as amusing.
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Re: wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby Nevander » Thu Apr 16, 2015 1:04 am

SamVision wrote:
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C'mon now, the Doom movie wasn't that bad. Sure, it isn't the same as any of the games but it doesn't have to be. It took a different route and basically eliminated the whole Hell/Demon thing and went a biological route, but that isn't such a bad thing. They could always make another, but I doubt they will unfortunately. I'd always hoped there would be a Doom 2 movie where Reaper and Sam emerge on the surface and find the "things" everywhere destroying Earth. The movie just kind of "simplified" Doom into a movie-friendly style. I don't have any major gripes with the movie, except for some scenes being completely unnecessary. Just my opinion. Could it have been done better? Of course. It is actually that bad? Not to me, no. Still one of my top movies.
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Re: wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby Caligari87 » Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:33 am

The only time I've seen the Doom movie was the Possessed Recut by CBB (itself a reworking of Scaperat's Possessed Cut). Trims nine minutes from the original and adds two from a couple other sources. Having not seen the original, I can't comment on the comparison, but it definitely felt "lean and mean", very dark. Definitely recommended if you're a fan, or if you didn't like the original and want to see a different take.

My only gripe is that it removes the FPS scene and the transition is a little rough, but that's forgivable. Everything else was transparent, and I couldn't notice anything I felt was missing or out of place.

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Re: wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby Hellser » Thu Apr 16, 2015 9:26 am

I actually didn't mind the Doom Movie. I occasionally pop it up once in a while to watch it. I can agree right now that it doesn't follow the Doom that we know closely. But it's a good (not great) action flick.

As for ST Grenade, Subspace Tear Grenade? The explosion isn't exactly a traditional one. So most likely something science-fictiony.
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Re: wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby Zanieon » Thu Apr 16, 2015 1:23 pm

Doom Movie is just nice by the part of Clint Mansell's job on the Soundtrack and for their nice try on the Doom 3 enviroment, however the storyline is weird.
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Re: wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby Athel » Thu Apr 16, 2015 3:25 pm

osjclatchford wrote:but WTF does st stand for in 'st grenade'?


That's easy. It means SkullTag

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Re: wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby Unholypimpin » Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:11 pm

If only the doom movie followed the books then we could of had something truly epic.
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Re: wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby Sgt. Shivers » Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:18 pm

In my opinion the doom novels were almost as bad as the movie, taking out the demons makes DOOM a lot less interesting.
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Re: wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby Unholypimpin » Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:19 pm

Well they could have made it some huge demon invasion and have the human race struggle against them, would be cool if they added dialog from some of the demons too. They could of made it a series of movies too, like Doom, The Invasion begins then the second movie would be Doom, hell on earth(ikr?) then the final movie could be like Doom, Revenge of humanity or something like that idk just my 2 cents.
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Re: wtf is with the acronyms in the doom movie?

Postby BFG » Thu Apr 16, 2015 9:20 pm

they gotta remake that movie based on the original game 8-)
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