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@  Msol : (24 May 2016 - 01:01 AM)

So what's the over/under for when beetleman is banned?

@  Telly : (24 May 2016 - 12:26 AM)

is the christmas/holiday special in the latest mtmte trade? or atleast mtmte's segment of that comic

@  Plokatron : (23 May 2016 - 11:09 PM)

Robotic warriors give it their all! Fighting disguised till the victor stands tall!

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 May 2016 - 05:12 PM)

He tried to introduce himself once, but then he was compelled to kidnap himself and nobody's seen him since.

@  Paladin : (23 May 2016 - 04:53 PM)

wait, what about Candlejac

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 May 2016 - 04:45 PM)

All legends are true, except for the ones that aren't.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (23 May 2016 - 04:39 PM)

The Nightitme Secret Aardvark exists?! I though it was just a legend!

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 May 2016 - 04:28 PM)

Well, maybe. That depends on you, really. What you do behind closed doors is none of my business. I'm not the NSA.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (23 May 2016 - 04:24 PM)

Your nights shall be completely shame-free, however.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 May 2016 - 04:16 PM)

Nope. You will bear the shame of this for all of your days.

@  Telly : (23 May 2016 - 04:00 PM)

can i delete this shout?

@  Steevy Maximus : (23 May 2016 - 02:58 PM)

..goes on forever, forever, forever my...

@  PlutoniumBoss : (23 May 2016 - 12:58 AM)

And a partridge in the song that doesn't end, yes it...

@  Paladin : (22 May 2016 - 06:52 PM)

just as Killamanjaro rises above the Serenghetti....

@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2016 - 05:41 PM)

Stayin' alive! Stayin' alive!

@  Locoman : (22 May 2016 - 05:21 PM)

Everybody walk the dinosaur!

@  Bass X0 : (22 May 2016 - 05:14 PM)

Bombin' the floor! Bombin' the floor!

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 May 2016 - 04:59 PM)

Breakin the law, breakin the law! :::air guitars:::

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2016 - 04:09 PM)

I'm watching plenty of TV, but I'm doing it all through the internet.

@  tffan01 : (22 May 2016 - 03:38 PM)

no.

@  Bass X0 : (22 May 2016 - 03:03 PM)

is anyone watching more web original shows and streamed TV shows than actual TV channels?

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2016 - 10:49 AM)

I wanted to charge my book, but couldn't cause my brother was charging his cigarette... the future is stupid.

@  Pennpenn : (22 May 2016 - 09:05 AM)

I hate that situation where you spend ages to find something, then realize it isn't charged, but you can't find the charging cable.

@  Locoman : (22 May 2016 - 09:00 AM)

Only cartoons I keep up with are RID2015, Rescue Bots, Adventure Time, Steven Universe, and Rick & Morty

@  Locoman : (22 May 2016 - 08:59 AM)

no, I don't really watch cartoons on tv no more

@  tffan01 : (22 May 2016 - 03:54 AM)

@Locoman, have you watched the cartoon I was talking about (Supernoobs) though?

@  Telly : (21 May 2016 - 10:34 PM)

"Chaos is bad for business, y'see." depends on the kind of business youre in...

@  Foffy the Sheep : (21 May 2016 - 09:34 PM)

Unless we're talking about the guy from Hunger Games, President Snow. He has feet.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (21 May 2016 - 09:33 PM)

Snow doesn't have feet. It's just piles of frozen water.

@  Locoman : (21 May 2016 - 09:29 PM)

you wish, bud. let's see those bastards operate under six feet of snow

@  Foffy the Sheep : (21 May 2016 - 09:28 PM)

What I got out of that was that Canada really wants to have a plague of locusts unleashed upon them.

@  Locoman : (21 May 2016 - 09:25 PM)

y'see, under canadian law all broadcasting corporations operate under a mandate that at least 40% of the content they broadcast must be Canadian content. Naturally, this applies to kid's cartoon channels as well, which is a fairly niche market these days. So animators slap together very cheaply animated flash cartoons and air them in the daytime hours to fill the quota. Hence endless reruns of Johnny Test, Almost Naked Animals, etc.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (21 May 2016 - 09:25 PM)

Chaos is bad for business, y'see.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (21 May 2016 - 09:17 PM)

You're a criminal mastermind. Shouldn't you want to wreak havoc?

@  Patchouli Kn... : (21 May 2016 - 09:16 PM)

You really want to be responsible for the creation of giant radioactive moose?

@  Foffy the Sheep : (21 May 2016 - 09:13 PM)

Well, I didn't wanna have to do this, but it looks like we have to nuke Canada.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (21 May 2016 - 09:12 PM)

Johnny Test isn't even the worst of it? Mother of God...

@  Locoman : (21 May 2016 - 09:04 PM)

But in Canada, Johnny Test is just one of many terrible flash cartoons. It's not even the worst one.

@  ShadowMan024 : (21 May 2016 - 08:49 PM)

Pft. Cartoon Network aired Johnny Test TEN times a day for a loooooong time.

@  The Doctor Who : (21 May 2016 - 08:01 PM)

Mayhem Hangouts is Go! I repeat the loonies are converging on Google! RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!

@  Foffy the Sheep : (21 May 2016 - 07:52 PM)

My condolences. It's always sad to hear of the death of a loved one...or someone's sanity.

@  Locoman : (21 May 2016 - 07:44 PM)

Back in the days when I watched TFP on TV, they sometimes aired it six or seven times a day.

@  Locoman : (21 May 2016 - 07:44 PM)

You don't know the pain of Johnny Test until you live in Canada.

@  tffan01 : (21 May 2016 - 07:36 PM)

Anyone watched the piece of shit called the Supernoobs on Cartoon Network? It somehow managed to be worse than Johnny Test or Uncle Grandpa. It's jokes are cliche, the show is boring with stereotypical characters.

@  Confuzor : (21 May 2016 - 06:59 PM)

No euphemism. Just old farts doing stuff they shouldn't.

@  Paladin : (21 May 2016 - 06:54 PM)

unless "bounce house" is a euphemism for somethign else....

@  Confuzor : (21 May 2016 - 06:14 PM)

30 year old bodies were not meant for Bounce Houses. Oof.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 May 2016 - 04:31 PM)

Shouldn't Sideshow be a different article?

@  ShadowMan024 : (21 May 2016 - 04:19 PM)

That's just my opinion, if you want a better viewpoint, go ask in the TFWiki thread.

@  ShadowMan024 : (21 May 2016 - 04:18 PM)

Yeah, you could probably go a bit more in depth about Sideshow Collectibles.


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Does Blurr from the Drift mold do it for you?


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#61 Detour

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 09:44 AM

QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Feb 4 2011, 09:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(FloroDery @ Feb 4 2011, 02:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The mold itself looks beautiful, but I just don't think it fits Blurr. I like when the design itself fits the character's power/function and a sleeker athletic robot mode + car would be a much better Blurr if you ask me.


Since it was you who created the character - I always wondered, was the 7-shaped antenna on his helmet inspired by the lighting-bolt "antenna" the Flash wears on his costume's ears?

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Wow.

The account name is a joke, you are aware, yes?

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


#62 Wheelimus

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 09:57 AM

QUOTE(Detour @ Feb 4 2011, 09:44 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Feb 4 2011, 09:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(FloroDery @ Feb 4 2011, 02:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The mold itself looks beautiful, but I just don't think it fits Blurr. I like when the design itself fits the character's power/function and a sleeker athletic robot mode + car would be a much better Blurr if you ask me.


Since it was you who created the character - I always wondered, was the 7-shaped antenna on his helmet inspired by the lighting-bolt "antenna" the Flash wears on his costume's ears?

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Wow.

The account name is a joke, you are aware, yes?


That's funny. I can't draw a straight line to save my life and I still get people commending me for the Wheelimus Prime pic that was on Bigbot back in the day. My name was a joke too people. icon-blitz.gif

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 09:59 AM

I love him and think he's great. He's pretty perfect and one of my favorite Generations molds.

And as far as small retool, sure his head and spoiler don't amount to much, but the two pistols and giant sniper rifle are among the most extensive retools we've received. I mean how often do we get new weapons for a retool? Hardly ever! icon-hotrod.gif

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#64 Detour

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 10:52 AM

Yeah, off the top of my head, all I can think of recently that got a new weapon with its retool are Movie Evac and that first ROTF Bumblebee.

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


#65 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 11:15 AM

Well, we COULD point out Recon Ironhide, but that was a couple of years and three or four other redecos since the original.

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 11:15 AM

Ramjet?

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 11:30 AM

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And I have to say...he really doesn't do it for me as a stand-in. Blurr was a sleek cybertronian sportscar. This Blurr is burly. He's clunky. Other than the head and the color, what really identifies him in a significant way to the G1 figure? Nothing that I can much see.


Nobody looks like Drift does. Yet Drift still had to be repainted. Head and color is the only thing that would identify whoever was the repaint if it wasn't Blurr.

Still, when a character reformats their Cybertronian mode into an Earth mode, you expect there to be changes.

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 12:30 PM

No sir, I don't like it. Had we never seen nimated Blurr, I think I may have been ok with him (though the head still kills me) but after that beautiful, sleek sculpt Blift looks too chunky and chinny.
 
 
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Posted 04 February 2011 - 01:10 PM

QUOTE(Bainreese @ Feb 3 2011, 04:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
But as of now...does this Blurr do it for you as an adequate homage fitting in with the rest of the CHUG(or whatever you may call the amalgamation of G1 homages) figures on your shelf?

No. I don't like the mold anyway, and was massively shocked at how bad it was when I got it as it got so much praise, but for Blurr it is even worse.
I'm also not a fan of the head. It doesn't remind me of G1 Blurr and I'm not a fan of IDW so it's just got no appeal to me.

Instead I prefer Animated Blurr. He reminds me of G1 Blurr and whilst I don't think his proportions clash with Classics personally, any issues people have can be easily passed off as his tech spec heritage.
Plus it looks great next to MP Rodimus.

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 01:35 PM

QUOTE(Never Give Up! @ Feb 4 2011, 05:07 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I guess it works, but Drift's a cooler character so I'd prefer his toy.




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Posted 04 February 2011 - 01:45 PM

QUOTE(C16LioConvoy @ Feb 4 2011, 01:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Never Give Up! @ Feb 4 2011, 05:07 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I guess it works, but Drift's a cooler character so I'd prefer his toy.



[trollface]

He probably meant "looks cooler".

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


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Posted 04 February 2011 - 02:11 PM

No. Not that I ever really liked the powder-blue moviebot. All he really had going for him was one of the best Cybertronian vehicles modes of the era ever. Which the Drift car isn't. Also?no shield.

Edited by Starfield, 04 February 2011 - 02:19 PM.


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Posted 04 February 2011 - 02:20 PM

QUOTE(Detour @ Feb 4 2011, 01:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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QUOTE(Never Give Up! @ Feb 4 2011, 05:07 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I guess it works, but Drift's a cooler character so I'd prefer his toy.



[trollface]

He probably meant "looks cooler".


I'm pretty sure she said character and meant it, unfortunately.
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Posted 04 February 2011 - 02:32 PM

QUOTE(Detour @ Feb 4 2011, 03:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Feb 4 2011, 09:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(FloroDery @ Feb 4 2011, 02:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The mold itself looks beautiful, but I just don't think it fits Blurr. I like when the design itself fits the character's power/function and a sleeker athletic robot mode + car would be a much better Blurr if you ask me.


Since it was you who created the character - I always wondered, was the 7-shaped antenna on his helmet inspired by the lighting-bolt "antenna" the Flash wears on his costume's ears?

Wow.

The account name is a joke, you are aware, yes?


Someone from another board led me to believe he was THE Floro Dery. And... why not? I mean, I met Simon Furman on a message board once. Weirder things have happened.

But thanks for clearing that up... icon-hotrod.gif (Now excuse me, I have to go slap that misinformant silly)

Edited by BB Shockwave, 04 February 2011 - 02:34 PM.

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 02:40 PM

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Someone from another board led me to believe he was THE Floro Dery. And... why not? I mean, I met Simon Furman on a message board once. Weirder things have happened.

But thanks for clearing that up... icon-hotrod.gif (Now excuse me, I have to go slap that misinformant silly)

When Floro Dery visits message boards, it tends to be under fake names, while decrying people for dimishing Floro's many magnificent contributions to the Transformers mythos and daring to suggest someone came up with the concept of a transforming planet before he did.

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You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


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Posted 04 February 2011 - 03:50 PM

I was never a big fan of the character (if fact I hated him and he annoyed the living jive out of me) in G1. But he grew on me in Animated, and the TFA toy of him sort of depicts him as he should be. Unfortunately, that toy sucked.

Now this Blurr harkens back to the original by being designed after the IDW version and referencing Animated Blurr in the bio.... me very likey; it takes the best of each Blurr and puts it in one toy. And me very likey even more after reading some of this thread. icon-hotrod.gif
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Posted 04 February 2011 - 03:51 PM

Works just fine for me!

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 03:54 PM

I'm more then satisfied, even if the head sculpt is rather odd (Not reading IDW and all that).

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 05:22 PM

Like many others, I like the toy, but don't like the new head. It just doesn't have that Blurr look to it. I did pick it up though, in the hopes that there will be a third party head created for it to make it look more like the G1 head.

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Posted 04 February 2011 - 05:39 PM

A *good* G1-ish style third party replacement head would probably satisfy me with the current Blurr mold.

QUOTE(JazzMeister14 @ Feb 4 2011, 04:34 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hiding the hip armor around the back looks pretty cool! Can you still put the rifle on the back when it's like that, and if you point his shoulder armor up does it get in the way? If it isn't a bother could someone put a picture of the hip armor around the back and his shoulder armor pointed up. I'd check, but I'm studying abroad right now and don't have my collection at the moment. (I did, however, find my holy grail TM2 Blackarachnia, whom I have never seen during my childhood icon-silverbolt.gif)


Putting the hip armor around the back doesn't hinder the rifle being placed there at all. There's a perfectly sized space for it still there. Using that configuration hinders lateral shoulder movement, although you'll get some of that back if you point the shoulder armor up. Here's some more pics:









And with the shoulder armor pointing up like some people like to use:









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