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@  Benbot : (02 December 2016 - 03:57 PM)

What? They made a new Mummy movie and cast Tom Cruise? I love Cruise, but isn't he kind of expensive? Kind of stupid to rely on his star power to boost a new franchise instead of...like...good writing? I hope it had both, but I'm not holding my breath.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (01 December 2016 - 11:36 PM)

Now if only I could get one of my GoG games to work right (well series of games) :(

@  Kalidor : (01 December 2016 - 11:24 PM)

Thanks, I picked it up. Worth it for the soundtrack alone

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (01 December 2016 - 10:01 PM)

GoG is awsome.

@  wonko the sane? : (01 December 2016 - 08:07 PM)

woot woot, thank you kindly!

@  Dekafox : (01 December 2016 - 07:42 PM)

Head's up, GOG has Neverwinter Nights up for free for about another 30 hours or so

@  Verity Carlo : (01 December 2016 - 07:30 PM)

the men who murdered my imaginary friends

@  Locoman : (01 December 2016 - 05:30 PM)

I'm coming, Baby Legs! I'm.... Regular... Legs!

@  Benbot : (01 December 2016 - 04:05 PM)

What are you worried about, come get fake doors!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (01 December 2016 - 02:07 PM)

I just found out that Blue from Blue's Clues is a girl. Whoa.

@  Bass X0 : (01 December 2016 - 01:14 PM)

Holy Magikrap!

@  Pennpenn : (01 December 2016 - 08:45 AM)

Also, TR Triggerhappy is a good mold.

@  Pennpenn : (01 December 2016 - 07:34 AM)

I should have said "not staying together", but anyway.

@  unluckiness : (01 December 2016 - 06:50 AM)

My Astrotrain had that but some floor polish on the tabs helped.

@  Pennpenn : (01 December 2016 - 06:48 AM)

On the subject of recalcitrant TR voyagers, does anyone else have an issue with Sentinel Prime's legs staying together in space-brick mode?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (01 December 2016 - 03:40 AM)

Holy crap or holy carp? ;)

@  BlackMax : (30 November 2016 - 08:41 PM)

...holy crap it works!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (30 November 2016 - 07:14 PM)

Hold the button (orange spot) on his chest and push them down till they click.

@  BlackMax : (30 November 2016 - 06:05 PM)

The horns can never be kept down! \m/. >_< .\m/

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (30 November 2016 - 04:19 PM)

I was about to say.. I have no problem getting him to stay together in any mode. The horns was the worst thing for me. But I got that fixed.

@  unitremover : (30 November 2016 - 12:26 PM)

...and I just figured that out too

@  unitremover : (30 November 2016 - 12:24 PM)

Oh, hey, I figured it out. Now if I can just find a way to get his upper and lower body to stay pegged together in robot mode I'll be in business.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 November 2016 - 12:12 PM)

Cold showers.

@  unitremover : (30 November 2016 - 12:11 PM)

Oh, what's the trick to getting his horns to stay down?

@  unluckiness : (30 November 2016 - 08:26 AM)

Alolan baristas say the darndest things

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (30 November 2016 - 08:26 AM)

I like Alpha trion. Just gotta see if his horns will stay down now that I learned the trick.

@  Robowang : (30 November 2016 - 07:55 AM)

Alpha Trion is awesome. Fun transformation, beefy robot mode, sweet sword, amazing headsculpt, and great colors.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (30 November 2016 - 05:48 AM)

Why? Alpha Trion is pretty cool, even with some flaws. He reminds me of BW2 designs.

@  unitremover : (29 November 2016 - 11:34 PM)

I should've listened to what everybody else said about Alpha Trion and not gotten lured in by the sweet siren call of a new toy evoking Vector Prime

@  Msol : (29 November 2016 - 10:12 PM)

Hot damn Astrotrain is way better than I was expecting.

@  BlackMax : (29 November 2016 - 06:32 PM)

I would've guessed that unaired theme for Beast Machines.

@  Gizmoboy : (29 November 2016 - 04:11 PM)

yes, Lightbright is correct on that one

@  Lightbright : (29 November 2016 - 01:47 PM)

Boom Boom Pow by the Black Eyed Peas?

@  Bass X0 : (29 November 2016 - 01:36 PM)

Name the song by the lyrics - "I'm a beast when you turn me on, into the future Cybertron"

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 November 2016 - 05:47 AM)

Ultra Matryoska.

@  BlackMax : (29 November 2016 - 04:55 AM)

That'd be CW Ultra Magnus, I would think.

@  Nutjob R/T : (29 November 2016 - 01:22 AM)

Hm. Titans Return Rowboat Girlyman?

@  BlackMax : (28 November 2016 - 09:09 PM)

TR Alpha Trion looks like a Space Marine Primarch. Specifically, I'm thinking Fulgrim.

@  Gryllid : (28 November 2016 - 09:02 PM)

Shop pet-smart. Shop Pet-S-Mart.

@  BlackMax : (28 November 2016 - 08:03 PM)

I understood that.

@  Telly : (28 November 2016 - 06:58 PM)

im gonna open a competing pet store and call it "petsdom". lets see how many people can figure this out lol

@  ShadowMan024 : (28 November 2016 - 06:57 PM)

Skywarp pushes people down stairs.

@  Robowang : (28 November 2016 - 06:52 PM)

Ramjet likes toast.

@  Broadside : (28 November 2016 - 06:39 PM)

"Petsmart" is actually an example of bad Romanisation that's become entrenched in the fandom.

@  ShadowMan024 : (28 November 2016 - 06:27 PM)

No no no, it's SPELT "Petsmart," but it's pronounced "Throatwobbler Mangrove."

@  Dracula : (28 November 2016 - 06:23 PM)

It's pronounced "I can't go here with my wife because she'll cry when she goes to the cat adoption area"

@  MEDdMI : (28 November 2016 - 06:18 PM)

"peat's-may-rtt"

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 November 2016 - 05:03 PM)

It's pronounced "Petsmart". How else would you say it?

@  Bass X0 : (28 November 2016 - 05:02 PM)

Is "Petsmart" pronounced, "PetsMart" or "PetSmart"?

@  Whirl Maximus : (28 November 2016 - 04:31 PM)

The Legion of Doom liked my work on Black Friday I got a job offer! See you Doomsday folks.


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#1 Vestras

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 07:21 AM

I had an odd moment yesterday. I stopped off at Wallyworld for some D&D fuel, and of course hit up the TF section. The shelves were flooded with DotM figs, everything you can imagine except for the one I wanted, Skyhammer. But for kicks, I poked through the deluxes and paused over Roadbuster.

I dunno, he seemed kinda cool to me in a way, even with all that Nascar decoing on him. I was thinking about buying him, but I stopped and said to myself "You despise Nascar in all its forms. You know you could never have this guy sitting out in vehicle mode, it would be shameful to you! Besides... it's a movie toy, he's going to get recolored eventually..."

And I put him down. I'll wait and see what battle for the Allspark variation we unleash this time around. Maybe by then they will have fixed the deluxe Mechtech weapons to stay open...

So my question is: Anyone else ever look at a figure and say "Hey, this guy is cool, but I think I am going to wait for the redeco"?
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Posted 26 May 2011 - 07:32 AM

Often with the Movie stuff. But then they don't redeco it or it ends up in a deco I like even less than the original. icon-fire.gif

Or in the case with Sideways (I never picked him up) the one I want never comes out (see the one with the 3 Arcee Legends).

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 07:38 AM

I have said it many times...but then I break down and buy said toy the next day @_@ I havent really had many redecos in a movie line I like. If DOTM megs gets a Scourge/Motormaster/Nemesis prime redeco I will be all over that XD

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 07:43 AM

That's a mistake, Roadbuster is an awesome toy.

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 07:43 AM

QUOTE(Goblez @ May 26 2011, 08:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have said it many times...but then I break down and buy said toy the next day @_@ I havent really had many redecos in a movie line I like. If DOTM megs gets a Scourge/Motormaster/Nemesis prime redeco I will be all over that XD


Does Cyberverse count? icon-hotrod.gif
http://www.allspark....showtopic=78225

Right now the only toy I'm waiting for a repaint of is Voyager Megatron (In hopes that they apply more obvious paint ops. He looks so naked!). All the rest I either liked the first colors, or more likely, I'm passing on entirely.

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 08:20 AM

Reveal the Shield Lugnut. I've had opportunities, and don't get me wrong, he looks nice, but I'm holding out hope that Dark of the Moon or whatever follows it can somehow give us the mold in a nice purple and teal scheme that echoes his Animated incarnation.
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Posted 26 May 2011 - 08:37 AM

The most recent ones for me are Reveal the Shield Deluxe G2 Optimus Prime, and Dark of the Moon Deluxe Starscream.
Starscream already has his repaint announced, so hopefully I don't have to wait long for that. Will probably have to wait for the next iteration of classics for the Prime repaint though.

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 08:42 AM

QUOTE(Silent_Magnus @ May 26 2011, 09:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The most recent ones for me are Reveal the Shield Deluxe G2 Optimus Prime, and Dark of the Moon Deluxe Starscream.
Starscream already has his repaint announced, so hopefully I don't have to wait long for that.


Deluxe Thundercracker is Wave 3 of DOTM, so hopefully not long at all icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 08:57 AM

QUOTE(NightViper @ May 26 2011, 07:43 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Goblez @ May 26 2011, 08:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have said it many times...but then I break down and buy said toy the next day @_@ I havent really had many redecos in a movie line I like. If DOTM megs gets a Scourge/Motormaster/Nemesis prime redeco I will be all over that XD


Does Cyberverse count? icon-hotrod.gif
http://www.allspark....showtopic=78225

Right now the only toy I'm waiting for a repaint of is Voyager Megatron (In hopes that they apply more obvious paint ops. He looks so naked!). All the rest I either liked the first colors, or more likely, I'm passing on entirely.


When is that cyberverse target exclusive set supposed to come out, anyway? cause that's totally a must-buy.

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 09:12 AM

Deluxe TF.M Starscream, I'm holding out for a G1 paint job.

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 09:20 AM

Nope.

However, given my natural tendency for rambling, I shall expound upon what seems like a simple answer. Generally I either like a figure or I don't, or else buy it because of a need to be a completest. Now sometimes I will pick something up I skipped because a re-release with mild retooling and/or new color scheme will appeal to me, however this isn't usually something I wait for because with the exception of black repaints, I don't know I'll like it before hand.

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 10:00 AM

I pass on many figures waiting for the redeco. For example, with WfC Megs and Prime, I like the molds but I don't need another Megs or Prime, so I am hoping for something new down the line. I thought about passing on Terradive and Tomahawk too but ended up getting them.
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Posted 26 May 2011 - 10:56 AM

RtS G2 Prime is the only one left that I've put in my 'passing by' category, given my current state of being broke. I'm seriously hoping he gets a repaint released, however, if only so that I can own the mold.




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Posted 26 May 2011 - 11:34 AM

Oh yeah, G2 Laser Prime is a good example. I still have and like the original Laser Prime (and Scourge too) but I would probably get thsi mold if it's redone as something new.
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Posted 26 May 2011 - 11:40 AM

Passing over Roadbuster was probably a good idea. Even without the multiple QC issues I've heard from folks (and mine as well), he's very lackluster in compared to a lot of the other DOTM guys.

That said, I'm not so sure you'll get a non-NASCAR redeco out of him. They're specifically licensed by NASCAR, to the point that official NASCAR & Hendrick Motorsports logos, stickers, and such are plastered all over the back of the packaging. That's more than just the logos on the car, too - it applies to the car itself, and the body of it. So I wouldn't expect a non-NASCAR redeco of him, as that's just... what he is. XD;
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Posted 26 May 2011 - 12:24 PM

Deluxe Thundercracker has already been spotted in California.

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 12:30 PM

TFTM Blackout is an awsome figure but was never released in a Leader-Class scale but TFTM Evac is perfect for that mold,(my opinion),.

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 12:35 PM

QUOTE(Echowarrior @ May 26 2011, 11:56 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
RtS G2 Prime is the only one left that I've put in my 'passing by' category, given my current state of being broke. I'm seriously hoping he gets a repaint released, however, if only so that I can own the mold.


QUOTE(gargunkle @ May 26 2011, 12:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Oh yeah, G2 Laser Prime is a good example. I still have and like the original Laser Prime (and Scourge too) but I would probably get thsi mold if it's redone as something new.

Yeah, I don't really care which of the potential characters he gets repainted into.
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Posted 26 May 2011 - 12:40 PM

For me personally, I NEVER care enough about the deco to preclude me from buying an awesome mold.
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Posted 26 May 2011 - 01:16 PM

I didn't buy Breacher because I was waiting for the RTS redeco in dark green.

I picked up a Breacher today, noticing it was marked down to half price in Wilko, seeing as the redeco is essentially cancelled now.
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