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@  Boomhauer : (12 February 2016 - 12:45 PM)

Optimus already got to fly in RID's Season finale, though one could argue he was just falling with style instead of flying properly.

@  Rycochet : (12 February 2016 - 12:09 PM)

The Unicron Trilogy had awful shows but some really neat toys even if it did get off to a shaky start with some of the unnecessarily flawed Armada stuff.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (12 February 2016 - 12:09 PM)

Didn't he fly in Beast Hunters?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (12 February 2016 - 11:58 AM)

What about Animated?

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 February 2016 - 11:55 AM)

Someone who never saw the Unicron Trilogy. God do I envy them....

@  Paladin : (12 February 2016 - 11:49 AM)

...Hasbro's billing that new "Power Surge Optimus Prime" as "the first time Optimus takes flight." who thought THAT sounded right....

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 February 2016 - 11:34 AM)

More likely, they'll all follow the same visual style to retain brand coherency. The most you could hope for is better writing, but don't hold your breath.

@  Dracula : (12 February 2016 - 10:25 AM)

Cool. Bay can't possibly direct all of those. Maybe we'll get someone else's vision of what a TF movie could look like.

@  Paladin : (12 February 2016 - 10:14 AM)

ugh. we're apparently getting 1 TF film A YEAR starting 2017. and Bumblebee gets a spinoff film...

@  Plokatron : (11 February 2016 - 03:23 PM)

Guess no one has the comic then. Blast I need that close up of Ironhide's helmet!

@  Arazyr : (11 February 2016 - 01:41 PM)

Happy Birthday, young'un. 8^)

@  D Buster Prime : (11 February 2016 - 01:21 PM)

It's my BIRTHDAY! I'm 35 years young!

@  BillBarclay : (11 February 2016 - 10:54 AM)

nah! it's Venus that's going to Botcon!

@  Paladin : (11 February 2016 - 10:45 AM)

could've also meant Cree Summer...

@  Dracula : (11 February 2016 - 08:39 AM)

Good going, Blackarachnia. I heard it's been hard for her to get roles after Hasbro brought in Airachnid.

@  BillBarclay : (11 February 2016 - 06:34 AM)

you mean Venus Terzo! she's supposed to be going to Botcon

@  Whirl Maximus : (11 February 2016 - 03:23 AM)

Blackarachnia was on Supernatural last night.

@  Plokatron : (10 February 2016 - 11:08 PM)

Ponderous slagging ponderous. Hey anyone got some good Hi-res captures of Ironhide in Infestation? I really need close ups of his head for reference on a project.

@  Plokatron : (09 February 2016 - 10:46 PM)

Ok now this is funny. I ordered a used copy of HoS GN and the one I got was a library copy once. It's marked Union County on it. Thats my home county. :D It never was in my library though. Mine is named after the man who built it not the town or county but still kinda funny.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (09 February 2016 - 09:44 PM)

Is it sad I read "KF7 Soviet" as "KFC7 Soviet"?

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 February 2016 - 03:38 PM)

Neat.

@  Dracula : (09 February 2016 - 03:35 PM)

A what? Oh, you must mean a KF7 Soviet. Common mistake.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 February 2016 - 03:22 PM)

Can I just get an AK-47 instead?

@  Telly : (09 February 2016 - 02:35 PM)

this is form 47-a. you want form 47-A. start again

@  MEDdMI : (09 February 2016 - 02:07 PM)

Now you didn't fill the form in black or blue ink. Do it again.

@  Rycochet : (09 February 2016 - 02:04 PM)

You made a typo on the first page of the forms, you're going to have to go back and fill the whole form out again, from first to final.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (09 February 2016 - 01:31 PM)

"bats"

@  Dracula : (09 February 2016 - 01:09 PM)

Nice and soft, you say? This isn't even my final form!!!!

@  Telly : (09 February 2016 - 12:47 PM)

its nice and soft like YOU dracula *bats eyelashes* and thatll probly be the last thing i post in this thing now lol

@  Dracula : (09 February 2016 - 08:52 AM)

It's course and rough...wait that doesn't work

@  NotVeryKnightly : (09 February 2016 - 08:43 AM)

It gets everywhere?

@  Paladin : (09 February 2016 - 07:57 AM)

i hate snow.

@  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.


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#1 RCX

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 11:28 AM

http://www.bigbadtoy...amp;mode=retail

My preorder from March has finally been fulfilled! I got in at the old price, now they have them listed for 20 bucks more ($75)...yikes.
Seems there are only 14 left in stock.
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#2 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 02:03 PM

QUOTE(RCX @ Aug 25 2011, 12:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
http://www.bigbadtoy...amp;mode=retail

My preorder from March has finally been fulfilled! I got in at the old price, now they have them listed for 20 bucks more ($75)...yikes.
Seems there are only 14 left in stock.


Love to own these. Would order them right now... But $75 is out of my purchase window at the moment. Sigh.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 02:22 PM

Relase the mold in the US, Hasbro!

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 03:16 PM

QUOTE(RCX @ Aug 25 2011, 12:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
http://www.bigbadtoy...amp;mode=retail

My preorder from March has finally been fulfilled! I got in at the old price, now they have them listed for 20 bucks more ($75)...yikes.
Seems there are only 14 left in stock.

As soon as I saw BBTS put them back up on the front page for pre-order almost a couple months back, I put in an order. I followed the ebay auctions for a while, and unfortunately, $75 + shipping is cheap compared to those. Plus I'd have to deal with overseas shipping.

If I had known way back when, I would bought them from BBTS when they were first released. Primus knows I had the opportunity.

edit: My pre-order's been filled too. icon-hotrod.gif

Edited by Alpha Omega Trion Supreme, 25 August 2011 - 03:18 PM.


#5 ShinRa Inc

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 03:49 PM

$75 for two scouts? God, no.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 04:03 PM

Yeah, they are gauging the price a bit here, but honestly who knows what Hasbro will do with those molds. Look at the seekers and how many years it took Hasbro to get them all out.

If I was interested in those two, I would probably still spring for this if I were you. Probably still going to be a good deal in the long run.
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#7 Sprocket

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 04:22 PM

Whether we see this mold released outside of Japan depends on when they bring the Scout class back. But that could take years.
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#8 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 04:39 PM

QUOTE(Sprocket @ Aug 25 2011, 05:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Whether we see this mold released outside of Japan depends on when they bring the Scout class back.


It doesn't really. Hasbro does lots of multi-figure pack sets, especially around the holidays. The contents of those don't have to comply to any of the regular size classes. They could very easily do a "Sherman Dam Attack" box that contains Frenzy, Rumble, and Ravage vs. Hound and Windcharger or any smaller combination thereof.

-ZacWilliam, Hasbro uses the size classes to breakdown the regular line but they put out plenty of products outside that general framework (scouts to Big Lots type discount stores for another example). They just need to decide they want to and/or find a store that would take it as an exclusive. That could happen literally anytime.

Edited by ZacWilliam1, 25 August 2011 - 04:42 PM.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 07:33 PM

And people complained when they were around $40. icon-hotrod.gif

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#10 NightViper

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 07:52 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 25 2011, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And people complained when they were around $40. icon-hotrod.gif

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Sooo glad you talked me into buying them back then! icon-ironhide.gif

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 07:57 PM

Go figure they come back in stock a week before I have money.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 07:59 PM

QUOTE(NightViper @ Aug 25 2011, 08:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 25 2011, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And people complained when they were around $40. icon-hotrod.gif

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Sooo glad you talked me into buying them back then! icon-ironhide.gif

You're lucky I decided to keep that preorder after you decided you didn't want it and then changed your mind. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 08:03 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 25 2011, 08:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(NightViper @ Aug 25 2011, 08:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 25 2011, 08:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And people complained when they were around $40. icon-hotrod.gif

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Sooo glad you talked me into buying them back then! icon-ironhide.gif

You're lucky I decided to keep that preorder after you decided you didn't want it and then changed your mind. icon-fire.gif


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Posted 25 August 2011 - 08:29 PM

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They could very easily do a "Sherman Dam Attack" box that contains Frenzy, Rumble, and Ravage vs. Hound and Windcharger.


I would not be opposed to this.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 08:48 PM

QUOTE(MrBlud @ Aug 25 2011, 09:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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They could very easily do a "Sherman Dam Attack" box that contains Frenzy, Rumble, and Ravage vs. Hound and Windcharger.


I would not be opposed to this.

Nor would I. It would be quite great. Though don't let Hasbro know that Rumble (or red Frenzy) wasn't on that episode. icon-wildride.gif

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 11:01 PM

They look like crap compared to the third-party cassettes. I don't know why anyone would spend so much as a dime on these.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 11:46 PM

QUOTE(Benbot @ Aug 26 2011, 12:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They look like crap compared to the third-party cassettes. I don't know why anyone would spend so much as a dime on these.

Proper altmodes?
Proper quality and safety testing?
Arms that actually transform into piledrivers, instead of being partsfomery bits?

For the 5$ difference between the two, I'd go with Takara's.

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#18 The REAL Chopperface

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 12:22 AM

What Detour Said

Man... and here I thought I paid a ridiculous price for them at 55$ Can.

Glad I got them now

Edited by The REAL Chopperface, 26 August 2011 - 12:24 AM.


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Posted 26 August 2011 - 12:47 AM

QUOTE(Benbot @ Aug 26 2011, 12:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They look like crap compared to the third-party cassettes. I don't know why anyone would spend so much as a dime on these.


Well, sometimes I like to buy things that aren't made out of cheese.

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 06:19 AM

QUOTE(Benbot @ Aug 26 2011, 12:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They look like crap compared to the third-party cassettes. I don't know why anyone would spend so much as a dime on these.

I have the complete opposite opinion. I think the official ones are a ton better than those tiny little things that turn into guns. Plus lots of people broke theirs.

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