Berk's Grapevine

DreamWorks Closes PDI, Delays HTTYD 3


On Thursday, DreamWorks announced it was closing its studio in Redwood City, laying off hundreds of its employees and reducing its upcoming films to two per year. As part of DreamWorks' "restructuring," How to Train Your Dragon 3 will yet again be moved a year later to June 29, 2018.

Partly, it seems that this is a result of underperforming films over the past two years. Going to see DreamWorks films is one way you can help. Only one film, Home, is scheduled for 2015, so there's hope that some of these jobs will return once DreamWorks returns to its new plan of two films per year (one original film and one sequel).

However, as DreamWorks is becoming increasingly attached to outsourcing as a way of lowering production costs, it's likely that these are jobs that will never come back. This is sad considering PDI's huge role in the How to Train Your Dragon films as well as in providing the skills and technology for DreamWorks to begin producing CGI animated films, starting with Antz in 1998.

While it's unfortunate that How to Train Your Dragon 3 was delayed yet again, it's even more sad that so many of the amazing people who brought the first two films to life may no longer be working on the third. This is just one more reason to hope that How to Train Your Dragon 2 wins Best Animated Feature Film this year, in addition to the huge number of Annie nominations it has received.

Thanks dragonbassist, God_dragons_love, Julia, and Bubbagump!

158 comments:

  1. This is just speculation, but given that both Dragon movies have netted Dreamworks a healthy profit, what if they bring back the original workers JUST for HTTYD 3? I have no idea would that would imply in terms of labor laws - in other words, I don't know if its legal to bring workers in for just one movie - but if Dreamworks can get away with it, then they should do it. There's no reason the third and final movie of this amazing trilogy should suffer in terms of visual quality just because Dreamworks' other movies couldn't bring home the fish.

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  2. VelocityTheSpeedStingerJanuary 25, 2015 at 5:41 PM

    I agree. I am much more concerned for the layed-off employees than Dragons 3. My heart goes out to those and hope they find a new job soon! :( <3

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  3. It's sad that people lost their jobs, but this is something DreamWorks needed to do, in my opinion. I think it may be a positive thing for HTTYD 3 in the long run.

    Can anyone confirm that the laid-off employees actually worked on HTTYD, or is that just speculation? I'd be interested to know more details.

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  4. I wonder if there's a chance that Dragons 3 winning the Oscar this spring will convince DWA to switch out Boss Baby and push for a release of one of their better franchises.

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  5. It went from probably less than 1000 days...to over 1000...

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  6. Yeah same! Although i'm also sad that HTTYD3 will be pushed back, I know it will be worth the wait, and i'm more sad about the people who no longer have a job and the fact that they will not be involved with HTTYD anymore, i mean they've been working on it since the beginning and now they are no longer able to be apart of it, i hope they are all able to find somewhere else to go. :(

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  7. In theory at least, this is good news.

    In theory, a longer production time gives more time to make the film the best it can be. In particular, it gives more time for DeBlois to fix any problems with the story, pacing, etc., which is where the second film fell short of the original.

    In practice, it doesn't always work out that way (the original film was, from my understanding, remade mostly from the ground up in 12-18 months, but is much more polished in terms of story than the sequel), but those are the exceptions rather than the rule.

    So yes, good news is good news, even if it requires a little more patience from us.

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  8. Like I said before, I'll probably be living in a retirement home by the time HTTYD 3 is out, but these things happen, right?
    I vow to watch every single one of their movies in theatres, as over-rated as they may be.

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  9. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 25, 2015 at 11:41 PM

    DreamWorks:
    "Sound the bugle now. Play it just for me. As the seasons change, remember how I used to be...."
    "I had a dream, little child of the west wind. Whatever you see that's calling you home, wherever you go..."
    "...a flame that still burns. It's to you."
    "...so I'll be with you when you dream." - - -
    "No scorching sand nor fleeting rain will stop me on my journey"
    "Bursting through the seams."
    (To be expanded. What DreamWorks lyric do you want to insert here?)

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  10. hiccupandtoothlesshybridJanuary 26, 2015 at 12:02 AM

    sniff sobs. I feel so bad though people worked hard to get to were they were....and the fact that the fandom know had to figure out if it's possible to maybe get a few smaller 22 minute shorts as well maybe to answer some questions the audience might have had as to fill in some blanks. though I dote it.

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  11. DreamWorks if unofficially doomed! However, we can only hope for a worthy 4 year wait to bring the curtain down on Dragons with style and tears. For now, let us fans of Hiccup & Toothless raise our heads high and be glad for how far we have come so far and what we have far to go.

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  12. Totally surprising to me too

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  13. How sad that alot of people are going to loose their job.
    We can only hope that the third and final movie will be one to remember for the ages.

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  14. Oh man! Not delayed again!


    Can't wait to see it when it's released in theaters though!

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  15. The worst part of this is that once again, many people lost their jobs. Despite the fact that we are still living in difficult economic times, we can still hope that they'll find new amazing jobs soon.
    I also hope that DreamWorks will be able to get back on its feet. Better times are ahead of us so I remain positive that DreamWorks will grow once again and create more amazing movies! :)

    As for HTTYD3, it really sucks to see this movie pushed back to 2018. I feel however that the extra time will be well spend on this movie. After all, many had to wait for four years before they could see HTTYD2 right? ;)

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  16. And now a Viking nation will mourn for it's delay. Again. XP Damn DW! I'm finding it really hard to love you guys and want to work with you if you keep firing people and pushing back release dates further and further! Well, at least this means Dean will have even more time to work on the script.

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  17. Just what I'm hoping for too

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  18. D: I... Oh... Ohmygod... Poor DreamWorks!

    No idea what to say... Shocking News :(

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  19. Totally shocking! Bright side is they don't have to deal with a sure to be disgraceful Pixar sequel.

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  20. Let's find out what happens on Oscar Sunday

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  21. Right plus for the third time we will get in after the Winter Olympics

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  22. My heart is broken. The only thing thats cool about all of this to me is the more time they will have to work on Httyd3, and that by the time it's out I will be 19 and technically have grown up with the franchise :)

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  23. I know- I can't even bring myself to put into words what's on my mind right now:(

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  24. Yeah I guess they will be. I'm hoping for some baby Hicstrid's in the 3rd movie though;)

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  25. DreamWorks have 'the heart of a chief and the soul of a dragon.' But only everyone one of us can bring this problem to an end.

    'I'll swim and sail on savage seas
    With ne'er a fear of drowning
    And gladly ride the waves of life...'
    A Fangirl protects her/his own.

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  26. I'll be 16- wow. I'll have finished school. That's a scary thought....

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  27. Yeah 'sniffs' this is all so unfair on everyone....

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  28. You just read my mind. And Thor yes we need to help DreamWorks as much as we can! Maybe we could advertise and stuff like tell all our friends about Home and POM and all the old movies and get them interested. I'm just looking for rays of hope I guess....

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  29. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 26, 2015 at 3:07 PM

    At 16? Not 18, or in my case, 17?

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  30. Nope. I'll still have to go to collage but I'll have finished my GCSE's. Collage will take me to 18 years old so I suppose I'll be leaving school properly then but at 16 I'll still be technically leaving school. Eeek!;)

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  31. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 26, 2015 at 5:32 PM

    What's GCSE's? Is it a wide-area test for the end of the year, or another name for all those key subjects?

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  32. 4 years can bring a silver lining of hard work and HTTYD 2 proves it.

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  33. that stinks oh well.

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  34. This is so depressing. When Httyd3 eventually does come out, and when you're watching it in the theater and noticed an old decrepit man sitting near you, that's me!

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  35. I was so looking forward to seeing HTTYD 3 after I graduate in 2017. This is so sad.

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  36. Yeah same, i mean i knew that there were going to be some changes this year for dreamworks but closing down the PDI was a bit of a shock.

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  37. Defintely a surprising way to start

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  38. We haven't seen the Hiccstrid wedding, but a baby Hiccstrid would be adorable.

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  39. You know what else? seven months later, I can't believe the happy ending to the original and the Dragons TV show was just the tip of the iceberg.

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  40. I'm sorry about Dragons being moved back, but at least I know I'll get to see it. I was looking forward to seeing Me and My Shadow, which had already been moved back onces. It sounded more promising to me than Boss Baby.

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  41. I'm sure all of us here send there best regards and wishes to all of those who will be let go and to those affected. I'm certain though that they'll find good homes elsewhere considering the great line up of movies they've helped to create. Best of luck to all of them in whatever there future endeavors may be. :)


    On HTTYD3 being delayed it sucks sure, but I can't say I'm to upset by the idea. More time to work on the film usually means a better overall film. As others have already said. And very rarely is this ever not true there are some exceptions sure but there not the rule, and considering both the first and second movies were in there on rights good movies I would be confident in saying more time is great and beneficial. Besides I'm certain many of us here (older or younger) have waited much longer on other things to come out. (Cough looking at you KH3 cough.)

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  42. I know right!

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  43. And obviously the events of this previous adventure may be the calm before the storm of things to come.

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  44. Well I was 17 when the first one came out last year I was 21 so I'll be turning 22 in two weeks.

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  45. And settle the ending

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  46. Yeah, and we have to wait over 1000 days!

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  47. The only hope now is a push forward.

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  48. I have to say I expected disney, even other animation studios to lay off their employees in favor of sourcing their work outside the us, but not dreamworks, which in my opinion did a majority if not all of their work in the us. I am disappointed at this bit of news and this just shows that not even a successful company like dreamworks isn't immune to overall earnings.

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  49. We can only hope!

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  50. It stands for 'General Certificate of Secondary Education' in England. We chose specific subjects in our year 9, when we turn from 13-14 years old, and study them until the end of what we call year 11, so that's the year we turn 16. We take these exams at the end of the year and are results go on our CV's. So when we're applying for jobs they'll always look at what GCSE's we have. Then we go to collage until we're 18 and then we're free to either go to university or just go straight into a job. Does that make any sense?:)

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  51. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 27, 2015 at 6:40 AM

    Yes.
    Here we have the SAT and/or ACT. Plus each state has their own end-of-the-year standardized museum beginning in 3rd grade. After high school, we have the option to go to a college or university or go to a community college first. There's even some "early colleges" that some partake in as their high school. But alas, we have 12 years, and that wasn't enough time for me to age up to legal solo driving age in my state, which is higher than other states (some let you have a license by age 16).

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  52. Cool. It's quite funny how nearly every country/state has different exam and schooling methods/tests yet we're all in the same big world:) We're allowed to get a driving license when we're 17 over here which is still quite young I think:)

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  53. I feel so sorry for the people who have worked hard so far, and are losing their jobs... And if they were working on a franchise, say HTTYD, I can only imagine how frustrating and awful it may feel to be shut out now.
    A big thanks and hug to them all.

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  54. True. I feel sorry but grateful for their effort. (Is that a weird thing to say?)

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  55. Unrelated but :3

    Awesome!!

    Link: http://www.ebay.com/itm/DREAMWORKS-HOW-TO-TRAIN-YOUR-DRAGON-DRAGONS-FLIGHTMARE-US-SELLER-MINT-MISB-/231464191115?pt=US_Action_Figures&hash=item35e457448b

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  56. And that can happen again

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  57. One of these projects must be pushed back before it's too late

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  58. Isn't B.O.O. coming this year too?

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  59. Yes! If it isn't too late already....

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  60. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 27, 2015 at 5:03 PM

    2018, actually. This year, it's "Home".

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  61. 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Remember! Never forget!

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  62. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 27, 2015 at 5:53 PM

    Here, I think it depends on your state's liberalism. California is a very liberal town that gets away with too many misendeavors. They allow students a license by age 16. But in my state, we have to take an intense week in driver's class, then go through 3 phases over the next 3.5 years. We don't actually get to have a legal license until we're 18 and graduated high school. Considering the high school drop-outs and that I began school a year too early, that's kind of cruel.

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  63. Let's hope so

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  64. I feel for all the amazingly talented artists and programmers that lost their jobs. This is terrible! :( Unfortunately, this is the reality of the industry, and events like this occur more often than they should with other companies as well. I hope they all find great new jobs soon <3

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  65. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 27, 2015 at 11:09 PM

    Something always bothered me about that guy in the background of this shot. And now there's another reason, a clear one. Thanks a lot.

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  66. Kinda off topic....but is there any way to change your name is school of dragons?

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  67. this just makes me extremely sad...due to my illness...i may not even be alive by time it comes out...it was the one thing i was really looking forward to :(

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  68. That is really upsetting :( I hope you get better!

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  69. Retribution is a drink best served trolled.

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  70. Same here. A whole year without school before it comes out... What will I do in all that time? XD

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  71. Yeah. England's quite a liberal country as well so that's probably why we get our drivers license at age 17- A year before we finish collage. I'm not really sure how the whole drivers tests and training works with us as I'm only 14.
    So did you start school when you were 3 or 4. In England we start school when we're 4 then Secondary school when we're 11.

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  72. Yeah.... I guess I'll just write fanfic;D

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  73. Hiccup and ToothlessJanuary 28, 2015 at 12:28 PM

    Noo! Why!? Why!? Eh, another year added until Httyd3. Let's see... I'll be in between 8th grade of middle school and 1st grade of high school by then.
    :/

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  74. Hiccup and ToothlessJanuary 28, 2015 at 12:30 PM

    That's exactly what I'm expecting from Httyd 3. The best in the trilogy :)

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  75. Oh noooo...

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  76. I hope you get better! Praying for you!

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  77. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 28, 2015 at 3:27 PM

    I started at age 4 while everyone else was 5. Though at first I thought it was because I happened to have a late birthday. As for middle school / junior high (here, secondary school means post-college training, such as medical school), the states vary between starting in 6th (Arizona) and 7th (Hawai'i) grade. I think high school is always 9th through 12th grade.
    England's a liberal country? I'm surprised, actually, wow!

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  78. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 28, 2015 at 4:27 PM

    The Cult...of Mildew! Joined only by...Yaknog Poisoning!
    Hello, I'm full of mildew and I'll be you waiter so long as you swallow everything in this mug and pay with sheep and cabbages. You can trust a smug long face like this, can't you?

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  79. VelocityTheSpeedStingerJanuary 28, 2015 at 5:27 PM

    I'll be finishing up Community College lol

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  80. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 28, 2015 at 7:43 PM

    "Aund en hind-sight, Hiccup?"

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  81. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 28, 2015 at 9:37 PM

    When I was six, I always wondered if among the thoughts that rush through me at the end, one would be about dying before the chance to see an upcoming movie. There was a girl, who just barely got her wish to see Up. See was blind so her mother explained the events onscreen during the private screening. She die just seven hours afterward.
    Carpe Diem, a pray, and a tassel to pull. May the second opinion person lee some way for you through and out beyond to the Valley of Kings.

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  82. Yeah- I think school years are just confusing;) And yup England's a pretty liberal country not as much as some others but I think we're pretty liberal.
    I love the way conversation has gone from talking about how old we're going to be when HTTYD3 comes out to talking about school and liberal countries;)

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  83. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 29, 2015 at 6:26 AM

    Quite the transition, isn't it?
    For now, we have an over-liberal president with a conservative senate (our parliament). But when it was liberal with liberal, we still didn't agree to anything he passed.

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  84. I don't really know anything about our parliament. All I know is that it runs the country;)

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  85. I do hope you will *hugs*

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  86. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 29, 2015 at 3:15 PM

    The 101st dalmation robbed of time. (translation: 101st comment to acknowledge the post about the delay)

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  87. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 29, 2015 at 4:19 PM

    Well, I firmly believe the Congress is hiding a lot of passing laws. How else do they explain putting America in another trillion-dollar debt?
    Oh , and they took much of the foods and flavors out of school lunch. I don't mind, but it means less options for the price and a required fruit cup. Frozen peach, strawberry-applesauce, unsliced orange (with nothing to peel the peeling). I can't stand when those are our only options of the day. But I enjoy diced pears (not the uncut ones), regular applesauce, and I found a way to cut an apple in half by poking the equator with a plastic fork. I had to when I had braces. And then the people who passed it didn't abide by it? It's amazing what bad news does to us, and there's a lot coming for us. Gas went down, however, for the first time since 2001 or so. How about in England with petrol (by the way, for you is it "gasoline" or "petrol")?

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  88. By the time they release this movie, I'll be 95 years old.

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  89. For us it's petrol- it's all going up in price a bit but we're all managing okay:) And poor you with the school lunch! I feel for you! I have packed lunch so if anything was going on with the school lunches I wouldn't really know;)

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  90. Look closely.

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  91. Noooo! How could this happen. Now I have to wait 1245 days. *Kicks a chair*
    Grrr. My friends are gonna flip when they hear this.

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  92. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 30, 2015 at 3:07 PM

    From the School of Dragons: The Tide Glider, First Dragon of 2015!

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  93. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 30, 2015 at 4:27 PM

    It was just for today. It was monthly free-snack Friday, where students are given a free snack if they buy lunch. Someone gave me their chocolate Goldfish graham crackers. But it was so, so dry. I wouldn't recommend trying it, because I felt it dryer than unflavorful salt (if it even exists). Two minutes of hogging the water fountain and it still wouldn't come off my taste buds.
    So do people in England tend to walk a lot? In America, I rarely if ever see anyone walk beyond their suburbs, except in the urban areas like new York, where everyone has to use a city garage or travel for miles through half-lawless drivers for a single spot of parallel parking. Glad I don't live in New York.

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  94. I really hope you will make it. I hope that you will fight your illness and make it well past HTTYD 3 and live a great life. We are all here and praying for you, Dracomancer.

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  95. I will probably be home in my own appartment, 1 year after finishing college (will take one year off after I finish college, seek a job and things like that)

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  96. They'll probably be picked up by Disney, or another competitive company to Dreamworks. Who knows, maybe the animators who were fired will form their own studio.

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  97. Only 1244 days left..........

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  98. Saviour of the DragonsJanuary 31, 2015 at 3:34 AM

    I can tell there's also men in this group... Like me.

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  99. Praying you get better.

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  100. A part of me thinks httyd 1 is the best in the series, just because it started all of this. :)

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  101. A thought just crossed my mind.
    With this lay off, does this affect the upcoming httyd series coming out on tv For the third and fourth season???

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  102. I'm not sure if unflavoured salt exists- wait I'm going to Google it....
    Apparently salt has added extra flavours anyway so the natural stuff would be unflavoured... I think...
    Anyway we English tend to walk a bit I guess. I walk to school and back everyday if that counts. Apart from that I don't walk much except sometimes we go on proper walks up boring hills or across fields with cows- Don't ask;D

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  103. I don't think so

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  104. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 31, 2015 at 7:12 PM

    The series is run by a separate division from PDI.

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  105. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 31, 2015 at 7:14 PM

    And then they'll destroy every furniture except a snow-globe and call it "Rosebud" (Citizen Kane reference)

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  106. Ziggerastica's KalevalaJanuary 31, 2015 at 7:26 PM

    We have a few pastures here, so I don't mind about cows. But I live near gates, lumbered forests, rain and a lake/sound/pond. And a highway. Walking home isn't an option for me. once inside a gate, there's bikeways that go forever in what's supposedly 5 miles, but near the far end we've got some horses' pastures. Anyway, I'd count walks to school. I run to and from the bus stop. Don't ask why I don't walk. It's just a habit I've been stuck with.

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  107. Saviour of the DragonsFebruary 1, 2015 at 3:23 AM

    I pray for you. Hope you not only make it, but continue to live long after

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  108. HTTYD2 won the Annie award for best animated feature,
    Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in an Animated Feature Production,

    Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production,

    Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production,

    Outstanding Achievement for Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production,

    Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Feature Production,

    AND The Ub Iwerks Award for

    DreamWorks Animation’s Apollo Software


    That should be enough for DreamWorks to see we need a third movie. :D

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  109. Cool. I love running anyway:) We live near quite a lot of hills and moors and forests and stuffs too but we still have lots of roads and paths.

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  110. Nvm I get your point now to promote the upcoming Dreamworks movies

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  111. Ziggerastica's KalevalaFebruary 1, 2015 at 1:37 PM

    We live along a strip of highway. With deep, foxes, turtles, a skunk, and some Spanish moss on the conifers

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  112. I love foxes! That sounds so cool;)

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  113. Ziggerastica's KalevalaFebruary 1, 2015 at 6:27 PM

    Just hoping they don't get confused for cats.
    In summer, there may be fireflies.

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  114. Toothless the Dragon KingFebruary 3, 2015 at 10:27 AM

    well hi after 2 months like. wow i completly forgot DRAGONS!

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  115. Toothless the Dragon KingFebruary 3, 2015 at 10:27 AM

    nOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
    WHY? DreamWorks WHY?

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  116. Ziggerastica's KalevalaFebruary 4, 2015 at 3:27 PM

    Hey, Ahmed. In case you haven't found out, there's a new dragon this year called the Tide Glider. And in the card challenge, I've just found out how to defeat Drago's Bewilderbeast: with the Booming Thunderdrum!
    So how was your break from visiting the Gvine?

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  117. Ziggerastica's KalevalaFebruary 4, 2015 at 8:17 PM

    Your king's on a mission from an Odin of man. [{;>,p}

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  118. I'm Shute you can't!
    So zig I was wondering, I have this pice of home work that's due tomorrow for history. I was wondering if you could help me with this. I have to complete a speach with one or more theories on why the Vikings raded other lands. And in case you were wondering what the ones we did were..
    Please tell me that you can read it
    Answer me as soon as you can! (Please)

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  119. Hope fully something to do with animation or something like that. I hate the thought of people who were good at something being put to a lower job, just because they couldn't do the job that they wanted to do (like office work)

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  120. May your dragon fly with you where ever you go, that you live well past HTTYD3 and live a long, happy and hopefully healthy life

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  121. I was wondering if anyone else has seen this clip?
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XdlbrSpPf8U

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  122. Ziggerastica's KalevalaFebruary 16, 2015 at 8:24 AM

    Your lucky that I've just got back from learning excerpts from Beowulf. The Vikings come from the Anglo Saxons, a war-like group who decided to increase their territory when their Island became too small. Just as the Britons finally drove their Roman conquerors away, Anglo-Saxons attacked from what is now Germany and took over much of modern England. These Anglo-Saxons consisted of deep-sea fishermen and farmers, possibly seeking richer soil than the sands or marshes at home.
    Some other Vikings include the Norse of Norway (attacked Northumbria, Scotland, Wales, & Ireland) and the Danes of Denmark (attacked eastern & southern England), whose overpopulation took them to the seas in the 9th century. They regularly pirated the British isles. The Danes made broad inroads against the English and committed terrors against the Roman-Christianity of the region along the way (sack & plunder monasteries, destroyed manuscripts, stole sacred objects, burned entire communities and threatened villagers to the sword). A Wessex king called Alfred the Great became ruler of England,and held back Danish encroachment until an 886 truce split Europe. The "Danelaw" was set in the north and east, while the Saxons ruled the south. But toward the end of the 10th century, more European Danes decided to widen the Danelaw and forced the Saxons to select Danish kings until Edward the Confessor, descendent of Alfred the Great, took over in 1042.
    And there were Anglo-Saxon descendants in France called Normans (north men) since the 9th century (Normandy). Issues arose when Edward the Confessor died. William, Duke of Normandy was likewise related to Alfred the Great, but the Saxon council of elders chose Harold II instead. And so William crossed the English channel, claiming Edward promised him the crown until he conquered Harold at a seaside south England battle which in turn ended the Anglo-Saxon reign and began the Middle Ages: Battle of Hastings.
    Thus over the next five years, Anglo-Saxon land was confiscated, Normans were given the governmental power and all business language was in either Latin or Norman-French. Feudalism began as the rebuilding of Europe commenced, but now that's beside the point. So I'm guessing William decided he and the Normans were more English than Viking.

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  123. Ziggerastica's KalevalaFebruary 16, 2015 at 8:41 AM

    And yes, it's legible. I write in print, but it's more readable than the letter we got on Valentines. Anyway, I had to click the photo and open a new tab, but I got it read. Good camera. Wish my place had that much light when running the projector. I like to videotape the glossary at the end of the year by bringing the textbook home, but it's tiring to the hand and I can't lay the book anywhere without my shadow getting cast over the words. So you're luckier than I am in that department. Anyway, the notes rom English are not far away. They're in the next comment...or above.

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  124. well u just gave me some inspiration to draw the Dreamworks logo and put some of there top grossing songs and some of my personal favs. Thx and I hope that all those workers find happy, interesting and cool jobs (to them).
    How many of u guys wanna see HOME? Cause I wanna. And I still gotta see penguins of Madagascar! Actually I might go see that today in cinemas. Or tommro.

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  125. Acacialy, my room is tiny. It's just that I have a two meter long + about one and a half meter tall. It is massive. My room is just alittle bigger than it. In summer and winter it sucks! Summer : because it's so hot, my room gets hot really quickly, and up until a couple days ago, my fan was broken. All I had was the window and that was even limited with the heat. Winter: because it gets cold ( but problery not as cold as u get it) and the weather is really unpredictable here in Melbourne. My room gets stuffy real quick and its a real annoying. When your at school, u just think, "ah, it snice and cool, I hope I left the window open so It dosent get stuffy, not too cold and not too hot.
    Well that's my room for u! Tiny as ever

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  126. Well thanks zigg. My teacher thought it was really good and my friends were a bit jealous. I keep trying to explaine to them that there's a thing called disqus but they just don't get it throu there thick skulls.
    Thanks for helping me out Zigg. If there is ever anything that you need (though I doubt that you will ever need anything form me) just disqus me and I will answer as soon as I can. And now the time is 8:39 am on a Saturday. Sorry for the Waite

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  127. Ziggerastica's KalevalaFebruary 27, 2015 at 4:45 PM

    "Study up"
    "Wait! You mean read?"
    I have the small room because I liked its location and didn't trust my siblings near the banister (we arrived from a single-story house). My room's vent door was broken the moment we arrived. The vertical blinds are crummy. It always rains, and the blankets are thin. Recently, the blankets've been zapping me. We've gotten so used to having cumulonimbus on a sunny day that we don't even bother watching the weather for rain forecasts. But after the snow has recently melted, the air is actually warm right now so long as you have a hooded jacket.

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  128. Ziggerastica's KalevalaFebruary 27, 2015 at 4:52 PM

    It's 4:48 P.M. on Friday the 27th here. I still think I was too late when you said it was due the next day. Glad I could still help. {;>)}

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  129. Well now it's 5:23pm on a Sunday. Yesterday I watched three movies. 1: the God of Thunder Thor 2: Thor the dark world and last but definatly not leas the avengers. All the movies are made by Marvel. Now I'm up to speed with there movies.

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  130. Have u see this clip?
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XdlbrSpPf8U
    Do u think this drawing suit it in a way?
    It's on white board and being a lefty is hard

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  131. And u forgot the bit "while we're still alive?"

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  132. Chloe the VictoriousMarch 1, 2015 at 4:12 AM

    no that cant be true it cant be

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  133. Ziggerastica's KalevalaMarch 1, 2015 at 9:01 AM

    "Why read words when you can just kill the stuff the words tell you stuff about?"

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  134. Ziggerastica's KalevalaMarch 1, 2015 at 9:03 AM

    Rental or bought? I can't do either and we're supposed to be getting rid of TV channels.

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  135. No. I watched it on putlocker

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  136. Shure it is!
    WHY! WHY? Dreamworks?why?
    Then again, we all saw how well HTTYD2 was after four years of waiting. Now it's anouther four ( give or take ).
    I'm just hoping that when it comes out, I will still be interested. I hope I still will be but by then I will be about 17/18 years old and will problably be on my p's ( car licence)

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  137. It's 11:10 am on a Tuesday and I am at school. Maths is so boaring. Hope school is more interesting on America!
    Soo BOARD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    See?????

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  138. Ziggerastica's KalevalaMarch 2, 2015 at 9:41 PM

    They indulged every bit of ridiculousness they can in the recording booth, didn't they? Who doesn't want to hear what else they would have said?!

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  139. Ziggerastica's KalevalaMarch 2, 2015 at 10:08 PM

    DeroB...DeroB...
    Our system is messed out. Ever since the No Child Left Behind grant, there have been issues. I began kindergarten that very year. They basically lessened the IQ level required to advance to the next grade until high school, I think. But the issue is when you graduate, are you gonna have the brains to go to college? That alone ruins the system.
    Our credit counts changed this year, and through some loophole I've been roped into taking a fourth science course. And with the senior project in English (required to pass), and an Advanced Placement (extended freshman-level college-level) Psychology, this should be busy the semester. Due to regulations on hours, we have an extra half-hour of school trailing after the classes are over. We call it seminar.
    For something interesting, we occasionally get to see a movie adaptation of a book we read in English class if time allows, but after snow day, that time's been cut and everyone's behind. The school doesn't bother to let anyone know the existence of clubs until I don't even care to know. And we call the library "media center" for some reason. 85 minutes grows to be fast on test time. 60 multiple choice, 2 short answers, one essay. That sounds about average. Oh, and use the study guides but don't DEPEND on them.
    How's school in the East World Hemi?

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  140. oh dear this is bad

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