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Old 06-08-2018, 03:12 PM   #121
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And a decent Rogue, and a decent Galactus, and a decent Cyclops, and a decent Storm, and a decent Fantastic Four...

The list goes on and on...
Yep, all of this and then some.

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Yo, like, I can't believe more people aren't seeing the bigger picture here. This is more than just Disney owning certain Marvel properties again; they're getting closer and closer to becoming an all encompassing monopoly. The fact more people don't see that and all they care about is a "decent Galactus" is frightening.
Who cares?
Can you do anything about it? No. Can I? No.
Chillax and enjoy the ride.
Don't worry about things beyond your control.
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Old 06-20-2018, 11:30 PM   #122
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As predicted, Disney raised its offer. A lot.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/fox-dis...eal-1529496937

Fox accepted. Again.
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Old 06-27-2018, 02:17 PM   #123
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The Department of Justice has just approved Disney's bid to acquire Fox.

https://deadline.com/2018/06/doj-app...ks-1202418165/
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Old 06-27-2018, 02:20 PM   #124
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Because of course it did.
Oy.

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Old 06-27-2018, 02:22 PM   #125
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How long before we're all just owned by Disney?
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Old 06-27-2018, 02:28 PM   #126
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The Department of Justice has just approved Disney's bid to acquire Fox.

https://deadline.com/2018/06/doj-app...ks-1202418165/
Yeah. But there's a catch. They can't have Fox Sports. Since Disney already owns ESPN.
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Old 06-27-2018, 02:31 PM   #127
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Yeah. But there's a catch. They can't have Fox Sports. Since Disney already owns ESPN.
Fox Sports and Fox News were never on the table, even a year ago. The existing owners of Fox are going to start "New Fox" or something, after the sale is completed.
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Old 06-27-2018, 02:46 PM   #128
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How long before we're all just owned by Disney?
It could be worse, at least itís not Walmart.
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Old 07-10-2018, 09:50 AM   #129
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A shareholder from Fox is suing to stop the Disney acquisition.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/th...sition-1125698
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Old 07-10-2018, 10:00 AM   #130
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A shareholder from Fox is suing to stop the Disney acquisition.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/th...sition-1125698
Aaaaaaaaaaaand X-Men and Fantastic Four in the MCU gets pushed back another 2-3 years.
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Old 07-10-2018, 10:47 AM   #131
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A shareholder from Fox is suing to stop the Disney acquisition.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/th...sition-1125698
GAH! Dammit, no... Disney better shove a bunch of money in his face. And wtf... you're a Fox shareholder and you wait until now to sue? The news about this is like 2 years old now.
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Old 07-10-2018, 10:56 AM   #132
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GAH! Dammit, no... Disney better shove a bunch of money in his face. And wtf... you're a Fox shareholder and you wait until now to sue? The news about this is like 2 years old now.
Well, why sue if the acquisition was going to be knocked down by the government?
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Old 07-10-2018, 11:44 AM   #133
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He's suing now based on what was released in recent SEC filings related to the acquisition.

This move is fairly common in M&A deals involving publicly traded companies. There's always someone unhappy about it.
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