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@  unluckiness : (28 July 2016 - 08:38 AM)

I kinda like Fire Guts Sentinel Prime TBH. Though, I think the gray would have looked better as black.

@  Boomhauer : (28 July 2016 - 08:36 AM)

I would've been fine with the Bayformers 3 Sentinel colors, he looked slick.

@  Whirl Maximus : (28 July 2016 - 08:33 AM)

Same as Animated Sentinel Prime then, I bet he's a Functionist fundamentalist too!

@  Rycochet : (28 July 2016 - 08:07 AM)

Sentinel Prime's colour scheme is awful, they should have painted him in his animated deco, comics be damned.

@  Dracula : (28 July 2016 - 07:38 AM)

He's also orange

@  Paladin : (28 July 2016 - 07:23 AM)

kinda not enjoying my TR Sentinel Prime now that someone summed up his personality as "Make Cybertron Great Again."

@  OrionPax44 : (27 July 2016 - 04:51 PM)

Sounds pretty kinky.

@  Whirl Maximus : (27 July 2016 - 04:17 PM)

the wind blew the sun into the river. honest!

@  Vexwing : (27 July 2016 - 12:34 PM)

Sadly no orchestra for me, but we did have the TFA clip as well.

@  ChessPieceFace : (27 July 2016 - 12:17 PM)

I saw Weird Al at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, playing with a full orchestra. It was pretty special. And yes, Dare To Be Stupid! With an introductory video clip from TFA, no less.

@  Vexwing : (27 July 2016 - 11:33 AM)

Got to see Weird Al perform Dare to be Stupid in his set last night! That was a nice surprise.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (27 July 2016 - 01:40 AM)

TMW you see a bunch of people have liked something you posted while you were away, and you're like "what did I even say?!"

@  Bass X0 : (26 July 2016 - 05:26 PM)

Regarding MTMTE#55 being released early in some places, its okay to discuss the contents of the issue as long as spoilers are kept within the thread. I refuse to read discussion threads of comics I have yet to read to avoid being spoiled. I also find it pointless to go into a discussion thread and expect to not be spoiled if you have yet to read the issue (unless you don't care).

@  The Doctor Who : (26 July 2016 - 07:11 AM)

@Patchy 'cause people like how the kaiser rolls!

@  MEDdMI : (26 July 2016 - 05:47 AM)

I'm officially addicted to the Comics theme. Every other themes are dull and boring now, I can't stand to look at them for more than a few posts.

@  Broadside : (26 July 2016 - 03:59 AM)

"Beast Wars anniversary"? Highly dubious.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (26 July 2016 - 12:16 AM)

How come everybody wanna keep it like the kaiser?

@  zephyrX9 : (26 July 2016 - 12:16 AM)

the kaiser stole our beast wars toys

@  ▲ndrusi : (25 July 2016 - 08:35 PM)

beast wars dicketeth anniversary

@  Locoman : (25 July 2016 - 07:16 PM)

My story begins in nineteen-dickety-two. We had to say "dickety" because the Kaiser had stolen our word "twenty". I chased that rascal to get it back, but gave up after dickety-six miles.

@  Telly : (25 July 2016 - 05:21 PM)

its the rye of the kaiser its the thrill of the the fight

@  ▲ndrusi : (25 July 2016 - 05:18 PM)

Fierce Grape?

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 05:09 PM)

The Rye or the Kaiser.

@  tffan01 : (25 July 2016 - 04:55 PM)

watch?v=gyKOM3469_Y I've found this weird kids video.

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 04:20 PM)

Doozer Sticks

@  The Doctor Who : (25 July 2016 - 04:19 PM)

Fraggle Rock!

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 04:18 PM)

Happy Pop (nauseating just saying it)

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 03:51 PM)

Hard Rock Hallelujah!

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 03:48 PM)

Soggy Rock

@  Dracula : (25 July 2016 - 02:36 PM)

Tank Concrete!

@  MEDdMI : (25 July 2016 - 02:16 PM)

the Third.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 02:16 PM)

Flint Chesthair!

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 02:12 PM)

Sheeps Butt Ramsbottom

@  MEDdMI : (25 July 2016 - 02:08 PM)

Fancypants

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 02:01 PM)

Biggles.

@  Summer : (25 July 2016 - 01:55 PM)

Jones.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (25 July 2016 - 12:08 PM)

Osmosis.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 11:09 AM)

Mayhem is, somewhat ironically, one of the least random parts of the board. I really don't know how that happened.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (25 July 2016 - 06:34 AM)

Not even close.

@  MEDdMI : (25 July 2016 - 05:51 AM)

What, Mayhem isn't random enough???

@  NotVeryKnightly : (25 July 2016 - 04:02 AM)

This place never feels random enough in that respect.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 02:10 AM)

I thought that was snarking at random strangers without fear of retribution.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 July 2016 - 07:22 PM)

Topic-specific threads are the main feature of messageboards like this, you know.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 July 2016 - 07:21 PM)

You should ask that in the TFWiki thread.

@  tffan01 : (24 July 2016 - 07:21 PM)

watch?v=94l4qCKMYZ0  

@  tffan01 : (24 July 2016 - 07:18 PM)

there's a pewdiepie video promoting Transformers Earth Wars and it is an official promotion video, does this mean he should get a tfwiki page?

@  ▲ndrusi : (24 July 2016 - 07:01 PM)

I thought King Kong '05 was pretty great! I just wish I hadn't watched it as a double feature with that movie about the island with the giant bugs.

@  tffan01 : (24 July 2016 - 04:46 PM)

yeah it was long as hell, it took me several days to finish it.

@  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.


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Posted 16 August 2011 - 01:48 PM

Ehhhh...

...nah.

They're nice enough, but if I wanted them, I think I'd have gotten the originals.

Hope we get some crazy-as-hell fiction out of it, regardless.

EDIT: "Different head cast, redeco paint" in figure description - PC

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:08 PM

"God Bug." Ha ha ha.

I might have considered them if they had new heads. But no, easy pass.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:10 PM

WOW, that Goldbug is LAME.

Talk about fail.


_-ZacWilliam a G1 Goldbug head would have sold me that iffy body but that? No. Not even at a big discount. What a waste.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:13 PM

Pass. Might have been tempted with a retooled head on Goldbug, but no. Wouldn't be tempted at all with Dai Atlas unless he could be repurposed, as the grey version made a nice Classics Camshaft.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:17 PM

No new heads? Pass. Very disappointing, TakaraTomy.
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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:19 PM

QUOTE(Sprocket @ Aug 16 2011, 02:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ehhhh...

...nah.

They're nice enough, but if I wanted them, I think I'd have gotten the originals.

Hope we get some crazy-as-hell fiction out of it, regardless.



QUOTE(Mouse_Pad @ Aug 16 2011, 03:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
"God Bug." Ha ha ha.

I might have considered them if they had new heads. But no, easy pass.



QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Aug 16 2011, 03:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WOW, that Goldbug is LAME.

Talk about fail.


_-ZacWilliam a G1 Goldbug head would have sold me that iffy body but that? No. Not even at a big discount. What a waste.



QUOTE(The Phazer @ Aug 16 2011, 03:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Pass. Might have been tempted with a retooled head on Goldbug, but no. Wouldn't be tempted at all with Dai Atlas unless he could be repurposed, as the grey version made a nice Classics Camshaft.

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QUOTE(GALVATRON I @ Aug 16 2011, 03:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No new heads? Pass. Very disappointing, TakaraTomy.

No one can read the "Different head cast, redeco paint" in each description apparently.

The colors rock, give them the new heads as stated in the descriptions and call it a day! icon-silverbolt.gif

I'm glad that Goldbug has plenty of blue on him and Dai Atlas has some orange highlights.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:22 PM

Yeah, these shots are clearly photoshops. You think they would have waited to show off the new heads though.

Even then, I'll pass: I'm spending enough money on TFs already.
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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:24 PM

I was excited to get a Dai Atlas Figure, Now not so much

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:27 PM

QUOTE(The REAL Chopperface @ Aug 16 2011, 03:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was excited to get a Dai Atlas Figure, Now not so much

How come, because of the colors or because you presume he has Convoy's head still (despite the listing)?

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:34 PM

Looks like Goldbug is the exact color I thought he'd be.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:35 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 16 2011, 03:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(The REAL Chopperface @ Aug 16 2011, 03:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was excited to get a Dai Atlas Figure, Now not so much

How come, because of the colors or because you presume he has Convoy's head still (despite the listing)?

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The colors are damn pretty. I love that shade of blue.

Unfortunately, the breakdown of the colors does everything it can to prevent the toy from actually looking like Dia Atlas. Way too much blue, not enough orange, and definitely not enough white. (It would be impossible to put the white in the correct position, because most of it was on his wings. But he still desperately needs more white somewhere.)

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:39 PM

Crappy Dai Atlus is crappy. And that Suzuki mold is still garbage.
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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:47 PM

QUOTE(C16 @ Aug 16 2011, 03:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Crappy Dai Atlus is crappy. And that Suzuki mold is still garbage.



icon-fire.gif I much prefer the Suzuki mold to the Classics BB mold *ducks bricks*.

Also Alternity Convoy mold is awesome, it will make a great Dai Atlas.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:50 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 16 2011, 03:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No one can read the "Different head cast, redeco paint" in each description apparently.


I read it, I just figured the pictures were more likely to be the true product vs. some old choppy translated blurb.

if these come out and DO have appropriate heads I'll reconsider, but these pics are not doing the toys any favors for me.


ZacWilliam, if one of your biggest selling points is "new head" releasing pics that seem to show them not having new heads isn't a very good strategy. At least include sketches or something...
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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:53 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Aug 16 2011, 03:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 16 2011, 03:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No one can read the "Different head cast, redeco paint" in each description apparently.


I read it, I just figured the pictures were more likely to be the true product vs. some old choppy translated blurb.

if these come out and DO have appropriate heads I'll reconsider, but these pics are not doing the toys any favors for me.


ZacWilliam, if one of your biggest selling points is "new head" releasing pics that seem to show them not having new heads isn't a very good strategy. At least include sketches or something...


Perhaps these images weren't meant for mass release.

It's probably only a matter of time before we see photos with the actual head sculpts. It's not the first time this has happened (seeing images without the final head sculpts) with TakaraTomy product.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 03:05 PM

I like Dai Atlas, I hope his new head looks good.

Makes me excited to see the others.


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Posted 16 August 2011 - 03:41 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 16 2011, 03:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I much prefer the Suzuki mold to the Classics BB mold *ducks bricks*.

Also Alternity Convoy mold is awesome, it will make a great Dai Atlas.



You just went full *scrubbed*. You never go full *scrubbed*! icon-waspy.gif

And while I don't have anything against the Convoy mold, this paint scheme does a terrible job of evoking Dai Atlus. A new head isn't going to magically correct that. Who were the other ones said to come out? Banzai-tron?
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Posted 16 August 2011 - 03:44 PM

QUOTE(C16 @ Aug 16 2011, 04:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And while I don't have anything against the Convoy mold, this paint scheme does a terrible job of evoking Dai Atlus. A new head isn't going to magically correct that. Who were the other ones said to come out? Banzai-tron?


Banzai-Tron from the Skywarp/Thundercracker/Starscream and... Galvatron from Megatron?


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Posted 16 August 2011 - 04:25 PM

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 04:27 PM

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It's Galvatron actually, unless you're stating what you want. icon-hotrod.gif

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