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@  Plokatron : (13 February 2016 - 01:53 PM)

@Rycochet He is indeed voiced by Wierd Al. He is also a awesome brother. :D

@  Rycochet : (13 February 2016 - 07:15 AM)

Polkatron dares to be stupid and is voiced by A. Yankovic.

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 February 2016 - 07:07 AM)

He got all the musical talent in the family.

@  BillBarclay : (13 February 2016 - 05:59 AM)

Polkatron? is he Plokatron's spotty brother?

@  BillBarclay : (13 February 2016 - 05:58 AM)

Polkatron? is he Ploj

@  Plokatron : (12 February 2016 - 11:21 PM)

@Cabooceratops So was what I said. :D

@  Cabooceratops : (12 February 2016 - 09:10 PM)

It's called a joke, Polkatron, you may have heard of the concept?

@  Plokatron : (12 February 2016 - 08:06 PM)

@Nutjob R/T @TheMightyMollusk Yesh are you Baybots thinking so litteral?

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 February 2016 - 02:41 PM)

Optimus makes a lousy helmet.

@  Nutjob R/T : (12 February 2016 - 02:11 PM)

Wait when did Optimus Prime fly off the top of your head?

@  Plokatron : (12 February 2016 - 01:55 PM)

@Paladin @TheMightyMollusk @NotVeryKnightly Dumb dumb dumb on Hasbros part. Optimus flew withing the first three episodes of the G1 cartoon. No not the glide flight thing that only Deceps uses after that I mean the jetpack part. Plus I can site four other times he flew off the top of my head.

@  Boomhauer : (12 February 2016 - 12:45 PM)

Optimus already got to fly in RID's Season finale, though one could argue he was just falling with style instead of flying properly.

@  Rycochet : (12 February 2016 - 12:09 PM)

The Unicron Trilogy had awful shows but some really neat toys even if it did get off to a shaky start with some of the unnecessarily flawed Armada stuff.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (12 February 2016 - 12:09 PM)

Didn't he fly in Beast Hunters?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (12 February 2016 - 11:58 AM)

What about Animated?

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 February 2016 - 11:55 AM)

Someone who never saw the Unicron Trilogy. God do I envy them....

@  Paladin : (12 February 2016 - 11:49 AM)

...Hasbro's billing that new "Power Surge Optimus Prime" as "the first time Optimus takes flight." who thought THAT sounded right....

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 February 2016 - 11:34 AM)

More likely, they'll all follow the same visual style to retain brand coherency. The most you could hope for is better writing, but don't hold your breath.

@  Dracula : (12 February 2016 - 10:25 AM)

Cool. Bay can't possibly direct all of those. Maybe we'll get someone else's vision of what a TF movie could look like.

@  Paladin : (12 February 2016 - 10:14 AM)

ugh. we're apparently getting 1 TF film A YEAR starting 2017. and Bumblebee gets a spinoff film...

@  Plokatron : (11 February 2016 - 03:23 PM)

Guess no one has the comic then. Blast I need that close up of Ironhide's helmet!

@  Arazyr : (11 February 2016 - 01:41 PM)

Happy Birthday, young'un. 8^)

@  D Buster Prime : (11 February 2016 - 01:21 PM)

It's my BIRTHDAY! I'm 35 years young!

@  BillBarclay : (11 February 2016 - 10:54 AM)

nah! it's Venus that's going to Botcon!

@  Paladin : (11 February 2016 - 10:45 AM)

could've also meant Cree Summer...

@  Dracula : (11 February 2016 - 08:39 AM)

Good going, Blackarachnia. I heard it's been hard for her to get roles after Hasbro brought in Airachnid.

@  BillBarclay : (11 February 2016 - 06:34 AM)

you mean Venus Terzo! she's supposed to be going to Botcon

@  Whirl Maximus : (11 February 2016 - 03:23 AM)

Blackarachnia was on Supernatural last night.

@  Plokatron : (10 February 2016 - 11:08 PM)

Ponderous slagging ponderous. Hey anyone got some good Hi-res captures of Ironhide in Infestation? I really need close ups of his head for reference on a project.

@  Plokatron : (09 February 2016 - 10:46 PM)

Ok now this is funny. I ordered a used copy of HoS GN and the one I got was a library copy once. It's marked Union County on it. Thats my home county. :D It never was in my library though. Mine is named after the man who built it not the town or county but still kinda funny.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (09 February 2016 - 09:44 PM)

Is it sad I read "KF7 Soviet" as "KFC7 Soviet"?

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 February 2016 - 03:38 PM)

Neat.

@  Dracula : (09 February 2016 - 03:35 PM)

A what? Oh, you must mean a KF7 Soviet. Common mistake.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 February 2016 - 03:22 PM)

Can I just get an AK-47 instead?

@  Telly : (09 February 2016 - 02:35 PM)

this is form 47-a. you want form 47-A. start again

@  MEDdMI : (09 February 2016 - 02:07 PM)

Now you didn't fill the form in black or blue ink. Do it again.

@  Rycochet : (09 February 2016 - 02:04 PM)

You made a typo on the first page of the forms, you're going to have to go back and fill the whole form out again, from first to final.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (09 February 2016 - 01:31 PM)

"bats"

@  Dracula : (09 February 2016 - 01:09 PM)

Nice and soft, you say? This isn't even my final form!!!!

@  Telly : (09 February 2016 - 12:47 PM)

its nice and soft like YOU dracula *bats eyelashes* and thatll probly be the last thing i post in this thing now lol

@  Dracula : (09 February 2016 - 08:52 AM)

It's course and rough...wait that doesn't work

@  NotVeryKnightly : (09 February 2016 - 08:43 AM)

It gets everywhere?

@  Paladin : (09 February 2016 - 07:57 AM)

i hate snow.

@  BillBarclay : (08 February 2016 - 04:58 PM)

btw one of the Transformers Victory intro's(not the original music used) on YouTube uses one of the pieces of music used on the US version of Transformers Armada

@  Rycochet : (08 February 2016 - 03:55 PM)

You should read it again, it gets better with age!

@  Whirl Maximus : (08 February 2016 - 03:46 PM)

I am fully aware of that story and mentioning it carries the penalty of fifty towel snaps.

@  Rycochet : (08 February 2016 - 03:31 PM)

Shh, it's a trap!

@  TheMightyMol... : (08 February 2016 - 02:48 PM)

See, you said "awesome" and "The Beast" in the same sentence, and I think you broke my mind with the contradiction.

@  Rycochet : (08 February 2016 - 02:42 PM)

No-one tell Whirl about the awesome dinobot combiner, The Beast.

@  Plokatron : (08 February 2016 - 02:37 PM)

@Dracula Uh oh were in trouble.


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#1 Powered Convoy

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 10:11 AM

I read this on the TFWiki, so I figured I'd look it up as I haven't heard anything about this yet.
http://www.hasbro.co...A3751F24FE1.pdf

That's definitely not Straxus' head but Skullgrin's. Though I thought it was bigger than that. I think this PDF makes it look more robotic than I remember too, but that might be either my bad memory or the fact it's lineart in PDF.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 10:15 AM

It's kinda weird how they keep doing this.

At this rate, Tracks' instructions will have Wheeljack's head.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 10:19 AM

I wouldn't be surprised if Terradive, Jazz, Perceptor, and Lugnut all have the other head rather than their own in their instructions.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 10:46 AM

Hey, I just checked my Darkmount's instructions and there it is, plain as day. Neato!

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 12:58 PM

Just for fun:


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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:01 PM

QUOTE(ExVee @ Aug 18 2010, 11:58 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just for fun:

Damn you beet me to it.

I'm not a fan of voting on peoples posts. it just seems very passive aggressive to click 'down vote' and not add anything to the thread. and up votes are exactly the same. to my mind the whole point of a forum is discussion and being able to just easily agree or disagree takes the discussion out of the equation.


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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:13 PM

His colors were a lot more 1988 then those. With the gray and same hot pink as the original.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:16 PM

In that case I like mine a lot more.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:17 PM

QUOTE(Smitty @ Aug 18 2010, 11:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Damn you beet me to it.


Hee hee, beet. Like red beets, like the toy color...

I'll get my coat...
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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:17 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 18 2010, 12:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
His colors were a lot more 1988 then those. With the gray and same hot pink as the original.

Randy

Pink? He look like he could be that Allspark's mascot.


I'm not a fan of voting on peoples posts. it just seems very passive aggressive to click 'down vote' and not add anything to the thread. and up votes are exactly the same. to my mind the whole point of a forum is discussion and being able to just easily agree or disagree takes the discussion out of the equation.


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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:25 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 18 2010, 02:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
His colors were a lot more 1988 then those. With the gray and same hot pink as the original.

Randy


Yeah, I'm not sure why he would have red like that. Skullgrin never had any huge amounts of red. Or any red.

skullgrin.jpg

I can't really remember anything about Skullgrin from the slideshow other than that he was mostly light gray with some purple, so most of this is just guesswork. If I were doing it myself, he'd be mostly medium gray with a lighter gray head and some light gray paint.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:25 PM

QUOTE(ExVee @ Aug 18 2010, 02:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
In that case I like mine a lot more.

No way! Skullgrin had like the best colors on a Transformer ever! icon-ironhide.gif

QUOTE(Smitty @ Aug 18 2010, 02:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 18 2010, 12:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
His colors were a lot more 1988 then those. With the gray and same hot pink as the original.

Randy

Pink? He look like he could be that Allspark's mascot.




No that's HOT!

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:38 PM

omg I had forgotten how bad Pretenders sucked! They came out when I was into my GI Joe phase and wasn't paying too much attention to Transformers.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:42 PM

As I was going along trying to apply the purple and grey, it got to be extremely boring looking. I'd noticed when looking for references for this that the Marvel scans showed Skullgrin's purple parts turned out rather more red. It's a stretch, I don't deny. But it got me an extra color to stick on the robot mode.

Hopefully the actual toy makes a bit better use of just purples and greys. I have to say I never appreciated how uninteresting Skullgrin is from a coloration view before now. Good thing he had that skull-head.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:45 PM

QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Aug 18 2010, 02:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 18 2010, 02:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
His colors were a lot more 1988 then those. With the gray and same hot pink as the original.

Randy


Yeah, I'm not sure why he would have red like that. Skullgrin never had any huge amounts of red. Or any red.

skullgrin.jpg

I can't really remember anything about Skullgrin from the slideshow other than that he was mostly light gray with some purple, so most of this is just guesswork. If I were doing it myself, he'd be mostly medium gray with a lighter gray head and some light gray paint.

This is closer to how I remember it too. I think his purple was a bit more towards hot pink, but my memory is very foggy on this (other than he was ample amounts gray and purple/pink).

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:03 PM

Kind of disappointed, but I guess it was silly to expect a more "accurate" head at such a small size.

Still, I'll be skipping Darkmount and getting Skullgrin for sure.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:19 PM

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obvious repaint is obvious.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:21 PM

Well, I wanted Bludgeon recolored as Skeletor. I guess this'd do as a runner-up. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:25 PM

In that case, a yellow head would make more sense!

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:15 PM

Wait, NOW this is frontpage news?

http://www.allspark....s...t&p=1607953

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