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@  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.

@  Rycochet : (08 February 2016 - 02:36 PM)

If you think that's cool, wait until you see what other stuff we're hiding from you.

@  Whirl Maximus : (08 February 2016 - 02:33 PM)

Transformers Victory's intro is awesome. And not one of you told me.... WHY?!!!

@  Rycochet : (08 February 2016 - 10:43 AM)

It doesn't count those using it on other pages.

@  Rycochet : (08 February 2016 - 10:43 AM)

If it's the one by IPB Shoutbox, it means the number of people who are viewing the Shoutbox page.

@  tffan01 : (08 February 2016 - 10:34 AM)

Where's the red numbers?

@  Lush City : (08 February 2016 - 09:23 AM)

Ok total newb to the shoutbox, but what do the red numbers in the corner mean?

@  Whirl Maximus : (08 February 2016 - 09:09 AM)

Thought it would lead to hi jinks and a lark like that movie Idiocracy instead it turned into something disturbing and traumatic like that movie Small Soldiers.

@  Dracula : (08 February 2016 - 08:55 AM)

You used MUNITION CHIPS in TOYS??

@  tffan01 : (08 February 2016 - 08:02 AM)

hi

@  Robowang : (08 February 2016 - 07:58 AM)

SEX

@  Whirl Maximus : (08 February 2016 - 07:48 AM)

I got bruticus limbs at FP last monday and Onslaught on Friday. Huge mistake, I inserted an X1000 microprocessor in each one and a extra for Bruticus, and they mopped the floor with the rest of my CW collection.

@  BillBarclay : (08 February 2016 - 06:18 AM)

i already got those(Scattershot & Onslaught) from Smyths Toys here in the UK, Asda's supposed to have the RID Warrior Class figures in(Megatronus, Blue Optimus Prime ect)

@  Plokatron : (08 February 2016 - 02:07 AM)

Yeah glad I ain't a bug or a bowwow. Hahaha

@  Plokatron : (08 February 2016 - 02:07 AM)

@Lisbon Virgo "I'm a black widow spider, you idiot! ...I can do both."

@  Daith : (08 February 2016 - 12:39 AM)

Better than still sitting on Cyclonus and Hot Spot

@  Telly : (07 February 2016 - 11:09 PM)

almost got excited earlier. my walmart got a new batch of cw voyagers in: onslaught and...scattershot :(

@  Smokey : (07 February 2016 - 09:08 PM)

San would probably like to die during sex.

@  MEDdMI : (07 February 2016 - 03:14 PM)

*clicks the non-existing Like button 100 times*

@  unluckiness : (07 February 2016 - 03:12 PM)

Is that Voldemort's Mini-Me?

@  MEDdMI : (07 February 2016 - 03:11 PM)

La petite mort https://en.m.wikiped.../La_petite_mort

@  Lisbon Virgo : (07 February 2016 - 02:38 PM)

Well, the idea of dying during sex sounds appealing until you realize it involves crushed pelvises...

@  Paladin : (07 February 2016 - 08:21 AM)

TripleDent Gum, will make you smile...

@  Pennpenn : (06 February 2016 - 10:34 PM)

I do love how they did the "Death! ...by snu-snu!" scene, with Fry and Brannigan's expressions shifting between horrified and delighted.

@  Lisbon Virgo : (06 February 2016 - 08:46 PM)

Yes, please?

@  MEDdMI : (06 February 2016 - 07:48 PM)

Death by snu-snu

@  siccoyote : (06 February 2016 - 07:36 PM)

Everyone's gotta die from something

@  Plokatron : (06 February 2016 - 06:51 PM)

My dad survived it twice and we both have a strong hate towards it for taking someone from us. IMy sympathies to your family.

@  Plokatron : (06 February 2016 - 05:14 PM)

@Smokey Sorry to here that.

@  Smokey : (06 February 2016 - 02:42 PM)

I'd laugh more at cancer jokes if cancer hadn't killed my aunt six years ago.

@  Plokatron : (05 February 2016 - 11:46 PM)

@Dracula Hey the crab is cool too but this DNA monster is giving them both a bad name.

@  Plokatron : (05 February 2016 - 11:07 PM)

Got my copy of the Allspark Almanac. Time to go waste time some more! Hope my copy of HoS get here next week. Trainsformers! More steam to meet your eye!!! No no don't look directly into the cylinders!!!! You fool!!!

@  Paladin : (05 February 2016 - 04:58 PM)

today's time-waster https://frinkiac.com/?p=search

@  Dracula : (05 February 2016 - 08:47 AM)

I like Cancer in Masterforce. Otherwise it's the worst and I don't understand how it keeps getting cast in everything

@  Plokatron : (05 February 2016 - 02:34 AM)

No Cancer is Disgraceful, Disgusting and Despicable! Blasted genetic abnormality thinking it owns the place. I worry for any who have it this year. 2016 looks to be a bad year for cancer sufferers.

@  Smokey : (05 February 2016 - 01:34 AM)

You're dethhhhpicable, 2016.

@  Paladin : (04 February 2016 - 07:49 AM)

http://www.newsfromme.com/2016/02/03/joe-alaskey-r-p/?utm_content=buffere1d3c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer RIP Plucky. :(

@  Whirl Maximus : (04 February 2016 - 07:04 AM)

Aurora Borealis at this time of year, at this time of day, the phenomenon localized entirely in this comment.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 February 2016 - 02:11 AM)

l-lewd

@  Plokatron : (04 February 2016 - 01:44 AM)

Bang! Watch out for any unidentified P.O.K.E triggers.

@  Boomhauer : (03 February 2016 - 06:40 PM)

Aah, the universal greeting! Ooo Eee Ooo Aa Aa Ting Tang Wala Wala Bing!

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 February 2016 - 06:05 PM)

My mother's a what?! GET OUT!

@  Plokatron : (03 February 2016 - 04:44 PM)

goo goo ga ga bagah na slaguh

@  BillBarclay : (03 February 2016 - 12:41 PM)

in that case! it's a very good composition of comments.....coming from a 9 month old


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#401 Fulcrum

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 02:04 AM

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Don't forget people you can vote once a day!


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So THAT'S how Dinobot won! icon-blitz.gif

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#402 Detour

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 02:06 AM

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And per browser per computer!


So THAT'S how Dinobot won! icon-blitz.gif

Nope.


As Walky said at the time, voting any other way than the honorable way (ie once per day) would have gone against Dinobot's very principles.

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.

 


#403 Hydra

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 02:33 AM

Sorry, I like voting for the underdog.

Can you guess who I'm voting for?
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#404 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 04:11 AM

QUOTE(Hydra @ Apr 15 2011, 03:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sorry, I like voting for the underdog.

Can you guess who I'm voting for?


Jazz I'd guess.


ZacWilliam, everyone else seems to have a decent contingent...
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Posted 15 April 2011 - 04:33 AM

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AFAIK it looked like Hot Rod and BW Megatron both got more votes then Erector.

At least according to Jeysie's compilation of votes.

A number of sites never published the results they sent in, and when the votes from sites that did were added up, Erector was close enough to the top five that he only needed a handful of points to reach the final vote.

#406 Smitty

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 05:36 AM

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Does this mean Transformers are stuck with the color they got? Erector couldn't go to the body shop for a green paintjob?


It would explain all the weird F-15 colors and whatnot. Maybe a TF's color is an inherent property of their metal composition (or like an outer skin layer at least), and getting a paint job would be like us wearing full body makeup. Uncomfortable and messy at best, offensive at worst.


What about Twincast and Soundblaster and a good chunk of G2?

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You're really using "comic geeks recognize mainstream cartoon character" as an argument that the character is famous?


You're really claiming Dinobot isn't famous?


It's not like he won a popular vote or anything.

Or got a toy in the Universe line... was that before or after the hall of fame?

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.


#407 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 05:49 AM

QUOTE(Smitty @ Apr 15 2011, 06:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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Does this mean Transformers are stuck with the color they got? Erector couldn't go to the body shop for a green paintjob?


It would explain all the weird F-15 colors and whatnot. Maybe a TF's color is an inherent property of their metal composition (or like an outer skin layer at least), and getting a paint job would be like us wearing full body makeup. Uncomfortable and messy at best, offensive at worst.


What about Twincast and Soundblaster and a good chunk of G2?



Could be something inherent in the living metal that can only be changed by extreme messures.

Explosive Death and Complete Resurection is fairly extreme so that would give the tape decks a pass.

And the G2 alterations were Forestonite, a "magic" chemical that bestowes super powers. That could certainly alter "body chemistry"

Maybe changing colors is the equivalent of getting a tatoo for humans but over your whole body? Not impossible, but uncomfortable and undesireable to many? I know it's not a "serious" profile but when you look back it DOES seem as if TFs keep their "natural" colorschemes far more usually than they keep alt forms or almost anythinig else about them. Not always, but preferably...


ZacWilliam, wishes this discussion was its own thread as it's much more interesting than the HoF junk...
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#408 Octavius Prime

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 06:18 AM

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You're really using "comic geeks recognize mainstream cartoon character" as an argument that the character is famous?


You're really claiming Dinobot isn't famous?


It's not like he won a popular vote or anything.

Or got a toy in the Universe line... was that before or after the hall of fame?


Dinobot's Universe toy was before the HOF by a year. Keep in mind, though, that he was one of only two BW molds in the 25th line, and I'm sure a large part of why he was chosen was because his original toy kinda sucks. In other words, had 1996 Dinobot been up to par with most other BW toys, the "Predacon slot" in the 25th line could have gone to Tarantulus or Waspinator or whomever. Also keep in mind that other BW characters also got new molds that year without relying on an anniversary homage line - blackarachnia and Wasp/inator. Thinking about it, I'm sure one of the reasons Dinobot doesn't make the cut for extra-BW fiction is due to the higher prominence of the G1-based Dinobots, most typically Grimlock, who have been used much more in comics, toys, and animation than Dinobot has.

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 06:25 AM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Apr 15 2011, 11:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Could be something inherent in the living metal that can only be changed by extreme messures.

Explosive Death and Complete Resurection is fairly extreme so that would give the tape decks a pass.

And the G2 alterations were Forestonite, a "magic" chemical that bestowes super powers. That could certainly alter "body chemistry"

Maybe changing colors is the equivalent of getting a tatoo for humans but over your whole body? Not impossible, but uncomfortable and undesireable to many? I know it's not a "serious" profile but when you look back it DOES seem as if TFs keep their "natural" colorschemes far more usually than they keep alt forms or almost anythinig else about them. Not always, but preferably...


ZacWilliam, wishes this discussion was its own thread as it's much more interesting than the HoF junk...


It 's likely the outer layer of a Cybertronians' "skin" is composed of a "nanite-weave" which contain chromatophore analogues. These maintain a transformers' "Electronic Paint", which provides each cybertronian with its unique colourscheme. Spies, and other ne'er-do-wells have developed software which hacks the programing of their nanite-weave, to allow them to change their colours at will, using it for camouflage and deception.

It has been known for power surges to corrupt the programming of these nanites, causing them to create strange, and bizzare new patterns, with bright colours. This phenomenon is, of course, refered to as Spontaneous Recolouration.

Of course, when a cybertronian dies, and their systems go offline, the nanite-weave goes offline as well, and reverts to its factory-setting of "plain grey". This is often the most obvious method of diagnosing a dead cybertronian at a distance.

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 06:57 AM


Ask and you shall recieve. Erector and TFs in general color change thread now here:

http://www.allspark....showtopic=78375
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Posted 15 April 2011 - 08:11 AM

I'm dissapointed SkyByte didn't make it. I like Shockwave, I like Jazz, Waspinator is cool and even Grimlock is ok. But as much as I like Waspy, I think I'm backing Erector on this. It's a kind of lunacy we rarely get to see with polls like this and the bio shows Hasbro were good sports about it. Besides, you know most of these guys are gonna get in eventually.

#412 Walky

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 08:12 AM

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Don't forget people you can vote once a day!


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So THAT'S how Dinobot won! icon-blitz.gif

Nope.


As Walky said at the time, voting any other way than the honorable way (ie once per day) would have gone against Dinobot's very principles.


Dude, that's the opposite of what I said. Remember, Predacon honor is not Maximal honor.

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 11:23 AM

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Sorry, I like voting for the underdog.

Can you guess who I'm voting for?


Jazz I'd guess.


ZacWilliam, everyone else seems to have a decent contingent...

Truer words were never spoken.

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 11:53 AM

No, I haven't read this enitre thread, but do we know the Hall of Fame has any relationship to name licensing? I mean, does Hasbro have to keep the names they put into the Hall? Or could they let one expire (say, Erector wins) & not have to do something like yank the character from the Hall years later.

Also, does this Hall do anything to give Hasbro a greater claim on the name?

...

As for my vote, its going to Shockwave. Grimlock & Jazz have awesome toys. Waspinator's was good enough (at least compared to G1). Shockwave really only has his G1 toy, and a partial attempt in AEC (not the same character as G1 & is a bit fidley).

We need a new Classics Shockwave. Hence, my vote. Its the logical choice. /Vulcan

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Edited by Kevin S, 15 April 2011 - 11:55 AM.

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#415 Walky

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 12:07 PM

I remember when Dinobot won last year's vote and then we got all those Dinobot toys.

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 12:44 PM

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Shockwave really only has his G1 toy, and a partial attempt in AEC (not the same character as G1 & is a bit fidley).


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Posted 15 April 2011 - 12:45 PM

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And many Micromaster characters have gotten new toys recently too:

TF2007 Big Daddy
Universe Countdown
Universe Stormcloud
Botcon Flack
HFTD Oilpan (a renamed Skystalker)
Even Erector himself got a homage with TF2007 Mudflap.

But wait! Maybe Erector represents the forgotten Pretenders and Action Masters too?! What about them...

Bludgeon
Thunderwing
Skullgrin
Axor
and Chopsaw homaging Axor's motor cycle,

... all in the last year. And the Pretenders were heavily focused on in IDW's early comics too. Even Jackpot and Skyfall, two Action Master exclusive characters, goten love in recent club fiction. Hell, even Mainframe got a cameo in Animated!

Add one more, you forget Banzai-Tron.

Which looking at that list I'd say Action Masters are the forgotten era, I'd sure love to get a Jackpot from a Jazz toy.

#418 ▲ndrusi

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 12:51 PM

We technically got Dinobot toys! They were packed in with Grimstone.

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Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
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#419 NightViper

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 12:55 PM

QUOTE(Fenix Twilight @ Apr 15 2011, 01:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Timelord Megs @ Apr 15 2011, 02:53 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And many Micromaster characters have gotten new toys recently too:

TF2007 Big Daddy
Universe Countdown
Universe Stormcloud
Botcon Flack
HFTD Oilpan (a renamed Skystalker)
Even Erector himself got a homage with TF2007 Mudflap.

But wait! Maybe Erector represents the forgotten Pretenders and Action Masters too?! What about them...

Bludgeon
Thunderwing
Skullgrin
Axor
and Chopsaw homaging Axor's motor cycle,

... all in the last year. And the Pretenders were heavily focused on in IDW's early comics too. Even Jackpot and Skyfall, two Action Master exclusive characters, goten love in recent club fiction. Hell, even Mainframe got a cameo in Animated!

Add one more, you forget Banzai-Tron.

Which looking at that list I'd say Action Masters are the forgotten era, I'd sure love to get a Jackpot from a Jazz toy.


Also add Sparkcruncher to the Actionmasters list. And Botcon Slicer. And Botcon Double Punch.

And 2007 Movie Inferno was based off Tote. 2007 Movie Jolt Based off of Roadhugger. And Tread Bolt was based on, well, Tread Bolt. Then there was the "Detour" name applied to several foreign releases of RotF Dead End. Not sure how you'd want to count that, since the alt mode was very much MM Detour's in red...

#420 Erector

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 01:05 PM

...so Hasbro's chomping at the bit to expand into other eras when they aren't pimping the movies. The fandom should catch up, by recognizing those kinds of characters at times like these.

Jackpot from Jazz would be wonderful.

Edited by Erector, 15 April 2011 - 01:06 PM.




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