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@  Paladin : (24 July 2016 - 11:58 AM)

maybe this new one won't take half a day to watch all the way through...

@  tffan01 : (24 July 2016 - 11:00 AM)

I believe this new Kong movie will not be as good as the 2005 one.

@  Pennpenn : (24 July 2016 - 08:52 AM)

You'd figure something like that would get a pass, some kind of grandfather clause since the name is already intractably established.

@  Paladin : (24 July 2016 - 08:15 AM)

"DS-1 Orbital Battle Station." That's the official classification...

@  Bass X0 : (24 July 2016 - 08:04 AM)

now that Hasbro can't use the word "Death" on the packaging of their toys, what will they call the Death Star?

@  Whirl Maximus : (24 July 2016 - 07:44 AM)

It's in the comic con trailer and seems like a hideous waste. I guess the show makers have no reverence for Doctor Who like they do Star Trek.

@  Bass X0 : (24 July 2016 - 04:20 AM)

Which is the height of quality for Family Guy jokes...

@  Whirl Maximus : (24 July 2016 - 04:00 AM)

David Tennent has done a cutaway for Family Guy. Don't get to excited it was a fart joke.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 03:17 PM)

"Micronauts: Starring psychic Peter Quill and E123-Omega".

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 03:16 PM)

Ooh, sounds neat.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 01:16 PM)

Yeah, the first was definitely the weakest of the three. Really looking forward to the next issue; judging by the preview for it, it's delving into Karza and Shazraella's past and Microspace's exact political situation.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 01:11 PM)

I was ambivalent about the first issue, but the quality stepped up in the second and again in the third.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 10:37 AM)

And yes, Micronauts is great! I enjoyed the first three issues quite a lot.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 10:36 AM)

Cave Carson looks really cool as well, so I can't be too saddened about that.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 06:29 AM)

I ended up checking it out, and it's pretty damn neat.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 06:28 AM)

So. Micronauts, huh?

@  Maruten : (23 July 2016 - 03:49 AM)

Oh, it's only backups in "Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye". Still. Onboard.

@  Maruten : (23 July 2016 - 03:44 AM)

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

@  Maruten : (23 July 2016 - 03:43 AM)

I didn't think I was interested but OH DEAR GOD WONDER TWINS yesssssssss

@  Sockie : (22 July 2016 - 08:29 PM)

http://www.comicbookresources.com/imgsrv/imglib/0/0/1/superpowers-b18fd.jpg

@  Sockie : (22 July 2016 - 08:26 PM)

Oh man, Tom Scioli's next project is a DC superhero one. Superb!

@  siccoyote : (22 July 2016 - 06:40 PM)

Feeling left out?

@  Arthur Burlo : (22 July 2016 - 06:11 PM)

"about time" ???????????????????? :(

@  Nevermore : (22 July 2016 - 05:08 PM)

There was a shooting near a shopping mall in Munich, currently eight or nine people are dead. Three suspects, still at large.

@  Nevermore : (22 July 2016 - 05:07 PM)

About time...

@  Nevermore : (22 July 2016 - 05:07 PM)

So now it's Germany's turn to be the target of what appears to be aterrorist attack.

@  Nutjob R/T : (22 July 2016 - 02:44 PM)

Which is kinda... I preordered the new VF-2ss, and then before it shipped there was the exclusive version with the SAP pack that was only open for two days of orders. And then I got the naked VF2ss and it's... Not... Good.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 July 2016 - 12:18 AM)

Yeah, Japanese online sellers seem to take it very seriously, in my experience. When you commit to something, it's expected that you follow through on it, and cancelled transactions seem to be frowned upon. However, I've never dealt with more courteous or considerate sellers than those in Japan; some have even enclosed a small gift item in the package on occasion.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 03:44 PM)

Nothing really happened, I just got an email saying I shouldn't do that.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 03:43 PM)

But I ended up buying it later since it got delayed.

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 03:43 PM)

and what did they do?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 03:42 PM)

I've cancelled something with them once.

@  Nutjob R/T : (21 July 2016 - 03:27 PM)

AmiAmi is nice but if you preorder you gotta friggin' MEAN it

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 03:17 PM)

Yep, I ordered a bunch of Gundam kits from them earlier this year. The shipping was high but I had to do EMS due to the weight of the package

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 03:09 PM)

and amiami is a reputable site? this is the first time i'm using them.

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 02:56 PM)

Oh! Nice. I guess I thought SAL was always untracked.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 01:39 PM)

Registered means it has tracking.

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 01:26 PM)

Yeah it's just slower and doesn't have tracking...usually the best economic option

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 01:07 PM)

SAL is just fine

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 01:06 PM)

unless anybody has problems with "SAL Small Packet (Registered)".

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 01:03 PM)

Okay, I got it down to 11,930 (£85) with SAL Small Packet (Registered). Thats better. £101 would be too much for two Deluxes and a Voyager even with better (IMO) color schemes.

@  MEDdMI : (21 July 2016 - 01:02 PM)

That's about 101.55 British pounds

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 12:58 PM)

Is 14,200 Yen worth it for Takara Skull, Hardhead and Galvatron with shipping to the UK from amiami?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 July 2016 - 11:38 AM)

I doubt anyone takes it seriously that Primax 1005.19 Gamma is indeed the original universe. That author comment is bound to be contradicted by some multiverse story down the road, anyway. Even Vector Prime in AVP said that even if it were true, there is no way for him or his colleagues to discern so, which obviates any substantial impact of "Elegant Chaos".

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 10:48 AM)

I remember my silly haunted toy thread, 10 people voted 1 star or so sniff http://www.allspark....d-transformers/ I don't believe in haunted stuff but I still made the thread for the lulz.

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 10:42 AM)

no, he left it ambigious actually.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:42 AM)

So someone already contradicted him.

@  Locoman : (21 July 2016 - 10:41 AM)

So really who can say

@  Locoman : (21 July 2016 - 10:41 AM)

But Vector Prime said that it just altered THAT universe's properties, allowing for the development of things like the Functionist world

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 10:19 AM)

I know he didn't create the IDW universe but he's the writer of one of its titles, that's why I said "his universe".


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#1 Daytonus

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 10:59 PM

Hey everybody!

To celebrate Botcon coming this week, the Allspark Forums have been rebranded with a Botcon-themed skin! Watch out for all our Botcon coverage in the coming days. A BUNCH of staff are going to be there, including me!

I had a lot of fun working this up, and I hope it gets everyone in the Botcon mood.

For those who have never changed your skin, it should have changed automatically. For those who have, you will probably have to reset manually.

--Daytonus

P.S. If you prefer to go back to the tried-and-true, the skin selector is at the bottom of the forums.

Edited by Daytonus, 30 May 2011 - 11:10 PM.


#2 DeltaSeeker

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:01 PM

Gave me a bit of a shock at first, it's so different that the normal skin. But I like it icon-hotrod.gif

#3 ExVee

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:03 PM

Do we get to keep this after Botcon? There's parts of this I rather like.

#4 Zodberg

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:05 PM

I do not care for how the textured elements interact with the flat colored cells. the yellow/black stripes are fine though.
And that light purple really pops out - which is something text should do, not only slightly important bonus data.
Woooo!

#5 Exillion

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:05 PM

QUOTE(DeltaSeeker @ May 30 2011, 09:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Gave me a bit of a shock at first, it's so different that the normal skin. But I like it icon-hotrod.gif


"MY EYES!"

Honestly though, this is a great skin and quite a surprise when I was looking through the forums. Always great to see the effort that the staff puts into the site and forum.
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#6 Enbee

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:07 PM

Oh, huh, this is rather nice. Close enough to the purple to seem familiar, thankfully not as much of a contrast as Classic Gears.

Didn't switch automatically for me though, odd.

Edited by Enbee, 30 May 2011 - 11:08 PM.


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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:09 PM

Interesting.

I think I like it. icon-hotrod.gif
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#8 The Doctor Who

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:12 PM

Nice! I think I'll stick with the regular skin for now, though.

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#9 MintBerryCrunch

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:13 PM

I don't understand what these...unusual colors and accents have to do with Botcon.
It's time to bring the crunch!

#10 Razorsaw

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:13 PM

They're Stunticon themed.

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The need for accommodation isnít a ďspecial needĒ. Itís a basic human right. Itís a leveling of the playing field that allows us the same opportunities and chances as non-disabled people."


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#11 CORVUS

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:14 PM

LOVE IT!

Transformers is a brand that really has something for everyone. We are a darn lucky fandom.

 

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:16 PM

QUOTE(Exillion @ May 31 2011, 12:05 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(DeltaSeeker @ May 30 2011, 09:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Gave me a bit of a shock at first, it's so different that the normal skin. But I like it icon-hotrod.gif


"MY EYES!"

Honestly though, this is a great skin and quite a surprise when I was looking through the forums. Always great to see the effort that the staff puts into the site and forum.


Thank you both! It's a bit eye-searing, but by design. Plus, everytime I see the caution stripes next to the fuschia, I go "Thrust, overdrive!"

QUOTE(ExVee @ May 31 2011, 12:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Do we get to keep this after Botcon? There's parts of this I rather like.


We'll keep it as long as we are using this iteration of the forum software. After that, I plan on making a skin that would use some of these elements.

QUOTE(Zodberg @ May 31 2011, 12:05 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I do not care for how the textured elements interact with the flat colored cells. the yellow/black stripes are fine though.
And that light purple really pops out - which is something text should do, not only slightly important bonus data.


Those are understandable and valid critiques. Some of them I don't agree with, but others are worth considering. Thanks for checking it out!

QUOTE(DropCAT @ May 31 2011, 12:09 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Interesting.

I think I like it. icon-hotrod.gif


Thanks!
QUOTE(The Doctor Who @ May 31 2011, 12:12 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nice! I think I'll stick with the regular skin for now, though.


Thanks for checking it out!

#13 Walky

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:23 PM



#14 Zek

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:23 PM

I can't say that I like it that much. But hey, people like their options!

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:27 PM

Its ok. its better than the joke themes we had earlier in the year icon-fire.gif

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Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:34 PM

QUOTE(DeltaSeeker @ May 31 2011, 12:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Gave me a bit of a shock at first, it's so different that the normal skin. But I like it icon-hotrod.gif

Yeah, I just hit refresh, and had to check my calender at first. icon-fire.gif

Then I scrolled up and saw the Botcon coverage banner and understood, and I'm getting used to it.

Edited by Fenix Twilight, 31 May 2011 - 01:17 AM.


#17 Confuzor

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 12:02 AM

I kinda like it. It seems tacky in a fun way. (Not like G2 Mayhem tho...yikes)

#18 Wing

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 12:07 AM



I can dig it. icon-ironhide.gif

#19 Professor

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 12:11 AM

Wow. Heh, not for me -- I like my board colours a little more subdued. But, fun for a few minutes.

#20 Daytonus

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 12:13 AM

Yeah, for those folks who need some more chilled-out colors, don't worry, I'm not offended. I basically designed the site that I would want to go to, which I assumed would be an audience of me and a dozen other blind people. icon-fire.gif



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