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Blue Bombin': Blue Bombin’: Mega Man 4 - Part 03

It's time to chew bubblegum and rush bosses and Alex is all out of the weapon he needs for that particular boss.

Join Alex Navarro as he straps in and makes his way through several of the Mega Man games.

Mar. 3 2017

Cast: Vinny, Alex, Dan

Posted by: Vinny

In This Episode:

Mega Man 4

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Missed this earlier, glad it went up so fast!

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I'm so excited!

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YES!

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Aw yiss!

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mcdonalds birdie represented the early bird who got breakfast at mcdonalds

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Good stuff. Corrections: radio waves are not sound waves, they are electromagnetic waves. In other words, the same type of waves as visible light but in an "invisible" frequency. Human voice and other sound waves propagate through the air (or other matter) by compression of the matter. E-M waves are different. Just want you to pass your test, Vinny. :)

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Dan looks high af in this screengrab lmao.

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Can we have a separate video just of Dan's beat-boxing? I would also accept raw audio files.

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On the subject of durian fruits: is it like incredibly stinky cheese where they smell horrific but taste amazing? If not: why not?

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For that boss at the end, you have to detonate the drills just before they hit, only the explosion will damage him, not the drill itself.

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You been hittin the gym, Alex?

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Baby butts are waaaay too tiny.

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Damn it. Vinny just reminded me the nintendo eshop exists and i didn't have to wait until monday for my Zelda delivery..

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A pot and a stove is a great alternative to a Stir Crazy.

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That pre-stream bit was like a fever dream

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More crazy statements by Dan.

Ritz crackers are great. They now make them in different flavors and my favorite is the "Everything" flavor (a take on the everything bagel but a flavor for a Ritz cracker). The worst flavor imo is the "bacon" flavor. They just taste burnt to me.

Easy Cheese on Ritz crackers is one of my favorite trash food snacks. Made even better if you add summer sausage or some meat like that.

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"Ritz is what your grandma eats."

(Cue extreme grandma jumping a skateboard, jamming Cheez-Its in mouth)

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Love you guys, but I do get frustrated watching Dan struggle to understand high school science.

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Tonight, on a very special episode of Blue Bombin:

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One of the best video taglines ever.

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Horizon Zero Dawn playdate pls ;p

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Kick ass Future of the Left shirt, Alex. I live in a constant state of wanting to shout McLusky lyrics wherever I am.

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Use more E tanks.

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Durians: Smell is extremely hit or miss (that you can smell from a mile away), the fruit itself is sweet and creamy and very good (supposedly, I cannot stand the smell either).

Due to the smell, it is actually banned from public transportation in Singapore.

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Glad I was able to help make Bright Man easier! He's a real fucker otherwise.

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@allodude said:

Tonight, on a very special episode of Blue Bombin:

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@zombiepie send help

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AWWW YIS!

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Ooh, is this where we turn this into a call sign exchange? Heh.

Dunno if Alex knows this, but touching a boss causes far more damage than their projectiles, so sometimes it's best to take a hit for invincibility frames so the boss doesn't touch you.

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Nobody does Bert-staring-into-the-void better than @alex

Except maybe Bert.

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I want to say I was with someone once who used one of those "missile silo" public bathrooms and the door opened automatically while they were still on the toilet. So basically never use them.

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stupid babies with their stupid, tiny butts

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Please, we all know what Dr. Wily is supposed to sound like:

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In the 90s me and my mum went in one of those single electronic public toilets (door was electronic) and it malfunctioned and we were locked inside for like 3 hours. I was about 6 or 7.

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46:39!!!!

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@lunien said:

Durians: Smell is extremely hit or miss (that you can smell from a mile away), the fruit itself is sweet and creamy and very good (supposedly, I cannot stand the smell either).

Due to the smell, it is actually banned from public transportation in Singapore.

It's a sweet banana+onion kind of taste. Yeah, you've heard me.

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Is it only me that finds it awkward and weird when Vinny says something and lets someone else (Alex) finish the sentence? Welcome to ______! *stares at Alex*

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@allodude said:

Tonight, on a very special episode of Blue Bombin:

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someone broke Dan

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Dan is the reason K-Mart went out of business....xD

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Alex, toward the end of the video.

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@vinny wisely limited the scope of his wave talk. I am decidedly unwise, so let's science, @danryckert

If you were to row a boat out into a lake and throw a rock twenty feet away into the water, you'd see ripples (aka waves) in the water emanating from the disruption (the place the rock hit the water). On the boat, you wouldn't feel a big solid burst of water knocking you about; you'd instead get rocked a bit as each ripple hit you. The number of ripples that hit your boat every second is called the wave's frequency, so you get hit by 5 ripples every second then the frequency of the water wave would be "5 per second." The height of each ripple is called the wave's amplitude; throw a bigger rock, you should see a bigger amplitude. Fun fact, the "wave" isn't the water, it's an abstract pattern of displacement that happens to be moving THROUGH water (we call water the "medium" for this wave). Anyways.

Assuming that everything works as intended, if you clap your hands, you hear something. What's happening here is that you are displacing air (rock hits the lake surface), sending puffs of it all over the place (ripples in the lake), including toward your ears (the rowboat). If you could SEE the air (and could see very tiny details), you'd see that it's not moving in one big chunk, rather in very quick fits and spurts, pockets of MORE AIR followed by pockets of LESS AIR, just like the water ripples (thus, what you might call "sound waves" are waves in air pressure). The air hits your eardrum, which wobbles back and forth a bit based on the frequency and amplitude of this incoming air disturbance, and your brain interprets the wobbling as sound. The frequency determines the pitch, and the amplitude determines the volume. To put it poorly, your eardrum is getting hit all the time by tiny little basketballs of air, and your hearing apparatus interprets the size of those basketballs as volume and the rate at which they are hitting you as pitch.

Radio waves are no different except for the one very important way in which they are: radio wave have no "medium." In the lake, the wave was displacing water Clapping your hands created a wave that was displacing air. Way back in the day, it was suggested that electromagnetic (EM) waves (radio, wifi, light, you name it) displaced an invisible material called "ether." Modern thinking suggests that this is not the case. Instead, EM waves represent ups and downs in "electric potential." Electric potential deserves its own long post, so let's just say that it's the driving force behind electrical current. More importantly, it can be pretty easily measured with the right equipment, say, a radio receiver. The radio station has an oscillator that generates EM waves. A station you hear at 89.9 FM is making EM waves (NOT air or "sound" waves) that "hit your boat" 89.9 million times each second. Between those big peaks they stuff fluctuations that your radio receiver can unpack into the sound of your favorite drive-time DJ. It sends that signal to the speaker, which displaces air, which allows you to hear the DJ. It's as easy as...

Station --> EM wave --> receiver --> speaker --> air pressure wave --> your ear

Waves are everywhere. They explain how we see, how we hear, even how we drive on a congested freeway. Holla atcha boy if you have further cool questions!

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My fiancee loves durian. She even likes the smell... I don't get it. She's crazy haha. I did try a durian popsicle and I didn't even know it was durian until my friend pointed it out as I was halfway done. After the initial surprise, I shrugged and finished it. It was actually pretty good. Durian is best when frozen, it actually resembles fruit and not a rotting corpse. Otherwise, eat at your own risk and plug your nose. ;)

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Great last resort technique against Drill Man: The Wire. He doesn't jump all the way up, drill bombs only fire in a straight line; basically stay up there until an opening presents itself.

Also, if you're not feeling confident about a run, don't waste your Etanks, until you've built up a healthy amount of them (5+). You'll need them for the next part of the level.