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@  MEDdMI : (04 May 2016 - 01:15 PM)

:D Nice, OP

@  OrionPax44 : (04 May 2016 - 11:38 AM)

My kids made a desert full of Graboids in Minecraft this past weekend. Including paintings of people in the mouths.

@  Robowang : (03 May 2016 - 08:09 PM)

Put a wombat up ya wanker, moit.

@  MEDdMI : (03 May 2016 - 06:59 PM)

Could be an 3rd stage Graboid, too

@  BlackMax : (03 May 2016 - 06:29 PM)

THe one by Pratchett that flies by rocket fart.

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 May 2016 - 04:54 PM)

She Who Must Not Be Named.

@  MEDdMI : (03 May 2016 - 04:48 PM)

Which Errol? https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Errol (her name is Turtle b/c we couldn't decide on anything)

@  BlackMax : (03 May 2016 - 04:21 PM)

WHat, is her name Errol or something?

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 May 2016 - 04:14 PM)

She shoots fire from her eyes, and lightning from her arse!

@  MEDdMI : (03 May 2016 - 04:13 PM)

just wait till you see what comes out of her backside

@  Smokey : (03 May 2016 - 12:01 PM)

OW HOLY SHIT SHE BREATHES FIRE OW OW OW

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 May 2016 - 11:27 AM)

You'll have to fight her for it. Be warned, she bites.

@  Smokey : (03 May 2016 - 11:25 AM)

Then I bid the soul of your turtle.

@  DeltaSeeker : (03 May 2016 - 11:25 AM)

I want one! I can't afford it, but I want one.

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 May 2016 - 11:22 AM)

I don't have a firstborn. Your bid is invalid.

@  Smokey : (03 May 2016 - 11:20 AM)

I bid the soul of your firstborn.

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 May 2016 - 11:13 AM)

I bid a coconut.

@  Ms Virion : (03 May 2016 - 11:11 AM)

I bid $1.

@  Robowang : (03 May 2016 - 10:54 AM)

Anyone want a $600 Botcon Megatron?

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 May 2016 - 01:58 AM)

Vote up and let's start showing, just where our Likes are going to.

@  BlackMax : (02 May 2016 - 07:12 PM)

These are the posts we're given.

@  TheMightyMol... : (02 May 2016 - 04:06 PM)

Well, this is the world we live in.

@  OrionPax44 : (02 May 2016 - 03:54 PM)

Living in the land of confusion

@  Paladin : (02 May 2016 - 11:13 AM)

http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/karl-urban-says-conversations-are-happening-about-dredd-tv-series

@  Verno : (02 May 2016 - 02:45 AM)

That's a good mantra, Daith.

@  Daith : (02 May 2016 - 02:26 AM)

Catering to the modern maximal with content that promises to seduce, entertain and continuously surprise.

@  Verno : (01 May 2016 - 09:04 PM)

Just trying to get some exposure. It's difficult to get your stuff seen.

@  Touch My Thighs : (01 May 2016 - 08:43 PM)

Verno fanfic power hour, huh?

@  Verno : (01 May 2016 - 08:29 PM)

The cover artwork for Issue #1 of TransWarp: Maxim -- http://tf-tvc.devian...Cover-606488281

@  MEDdMI : (01 May 2016 - 05:22 PM)

didn't know the reference before searching, but the Lizard Queen & fermentarium thing are from Simpsons. https://en.m.wikiped.../Selma's_Choice

@  Smokey : (01 May 2016 - 04:53 PM)

What the hug's a fermentarium?

@  Verno : (01 May 2016 - 04:34 PM)

'Dawn of the Predacus' not your cup of tea? Try TRANSFORMERS: UNITY for your BotCon 2016 comic.

@  MEDdMI : (01 May 2016 - 02:14 PM)

...... *MED's hand appears in the fermentarium, getting closer to TMM, along with the Jaws theme*

@  TheMightyMol... : (01 May 2016 - 01:19 PM)

I wasn't going to go in naked, but it rotted off all my clothes. And then I was already in anyway, so......

@  Paladin : (01 May 2016 - 12:32 PM)

for the last time, stop swimming naked in the fermentarium.

@  MEDdMI : (01 May 2016 - 09:17 AM)

I bring you fresh crickets and worms, my Queen. Your basking lamp is ready for you afterwards.

@  Autobot Bubbs : (01 May 2016 - 09:13 AM)

I AM THE LIZARD QUEEN!!!!!

@  Locoman : (01 May 2016 - 08:59 AM)

I still want a cheetor figure that actually looks like the version we got on the tv show.

@  zephyrX9 : (01 May 2016 - 01:15 AM)

my salt in not getting victorion has turned into salt waiting for TR rewind to go up for preorder. ho-hum

@  Verno : (01 May 2016 - 01:05 AM)

Given how TM Megs suffers from GPS, I'm sure many people would jump at a reissue.

@  Pennpenn : (01 May 2016 - 12:32 AM)

Out of all the hypothetical Beast Wars things, the one I'd like is a leader class Transmetal Megatron

@  Verno : (30 April 2016 - 11:18 PM)

They'd make a superb duo. If TT drew the line under BW MPs after those two, I'd be perfectly content.

@  Smokey : (30 April 2016 - 11:15 PM)

I personally hope we get an MP BW Megs, especially if he has a rubber ducky he can hold, yeeess.

@  Verno : (30 April 2016 - 11:13 PM)

Bring on October and MP Primal so the anniversary celebrations can begin.

@  Smokey : (30 April 2016 - 11:06 PM)

oh hey lok its tecs birthday

@  Smokey : (30 April 2016 - 11:03 PM)

It certainly has, man. If it wasn't for BW I probably wouldn't be here.

@  Verno : (30 April 2016 - 10:15 PM)

Yeah, I threw a link in the Beast Wars Birthday thread. I'm keen to hear as many thoughts on it as possible. The last month has proven just how dear to the hearts of fans BW is.

@  Smokey : (30 April 2016 - 10:04 PM)

I looked at it a few days ago, actually, I saw you post it somewhere here on the forums.

@  Verno : (30 April 2016 - 09:43 PM)

No, they're certainly after their own ends. Cheers for taking a look at it, Smokey. I appreciate it.

@  Smokey : (30 April 2016 - 09:36 PM)

Well, at least you twisted things around so the Tripredacus council aren't minions of Unicron.


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#1 Shadewing

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 11:51 AM

I'm starting to watch Torchwood Miracle day. And they eventually introduce a guy played by Wayne Knight aka Newman of Seinfeild. I keep thinking to myself "Its Newman! How the hell can you trust Newman?" Becuase every role I see the guy play he's Newman, the fat untrustable douche that screws everyone over in the end.

It also reminds me of a comment from the new Thundercats "Even if you never seen the old show, you know Grune's gonna be a bad guy becuase he's voiced by Clancy Brown."

So are there any series or movies you've watched where the actor choice kinda spoils things becuase they almost always same play the same character or casted in a villain role? Likely more concerns villains or supposed-to-be neutral parties, rather then heroes.

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 11:54 AM

Clancy Brown in "Cowboys & Aliens" was hard to process as a total good guy.

The bad guy military leader from "Avatar" plays almost exactly the same guy in "Terra Nova". I'm hoping that's a fake-out.
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 12:01 PM

Then again, Clancy Brown played a pretty upstanding George Stacey in The Spectacular Spider-Man. Then again, he was also The Rhino...

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 12:02 PM

Anyone played by Miguel Ferrara is usually a villain.
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 12:04 PM

I don't think I'll ever be able to take Steve Buschemi seriously.

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 12:08 PM

In hindsight, it's a lot harder to trust Luke Skywalker or Skips the Yeti from Regular Show since Mark Hamill's mostly done villain roles like the Joker, Fire Lord Ozai and Skeleton King.

On the flipside, it's hard for me to take Knockout seriously because, well...

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


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Posted 22 September 2011 - 12:15 PM

I was the one who made the Clancy Brown comment, I think icon-hotrod.gif

He has played good guys. In live action he played a "good father" character on Earth 2.

But there is some type casting to be sure.

Wayne Knight is a great example.

I'll see if I can think of any.

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 12:21 PM

QUOTE(Kalidor @ Sep 22 2011, 11:15 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was the one who made the Clancy Brown comment, I think icon-hotrod.gif

He has played good guys. In live action he played a "good father" character on Earth 2.

But there is some type casting to be sure.

Wayne Knight is a great example.

I'll see if I can think of any.


Clancy has played good guys, but tends to be more famous for his villains or at least seems to be. Its why I added "or always seems to be casted in a villains role"

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 12:26 PM

JEREMY IRONS.

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One of the most exquisitely voiced villains ever. How can he NOT be a villain with that voice?
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 12:38 PM

Has Michael Ironside ever played a good guy?

And I never knew that Knock Out was Timmy's Dad, thanks Spinner.
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 12:46 PM

QUOTE(EvilEyeSigma @ Sep 22 2011, 10:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Has Michael Ironside ever played a good guy?


Starship Troopers! "C'mon you apes! You want to live forever??"
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 12:48 PM

QUOTE(Aphel Aura @ Sep 22 2011, 01:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(EvilEyeSigma @ Sep 22 2011, 10:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Has Michael Ironside ever played a good guy?


Starship Troopers! "C'mon you apes! You want to live forever??"


Oh, I've never seen Starship Troopers.

So to me Michael Ironside is either General Katana or Darkseid.
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 12:48 PM

Well, I can forgive a lot of these guys listed thus far:
Clancey Brown: Danzigger on Earth 2, likable guy
Michael Ironside: Racjak on Starship Troopers and the 3rd commander of the Seaquest
Jeremy Irons: harder, but at least he was decent as Tiberius in Kingdom of Heaven

But that said, yea, all are villain bait.

I'll add Willem DaFoe and Robert Patrick to the list.
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 12:59 PM

QUOTE(Database @ Sep 22 2011, 10:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm starting to watch Torchwood Miracle day. And they eventually introduce a guy played by Wayne Knight aka Newman of Seinfeild. I keep thinking to myself "Its Newman! How the hell can you trust Newman?" Becuase every role I see the guy play he's Newman, the fat untrustable douche that screws everyone over in the end.


Don't forget, he also screwed everything up for everyone in Jurassic Park.

EDIT: Of course, this thread also needs the "Villains you can't take seriously as a threat because of the actor who plays them" side of the discussion, for when an actor whose past roles preclude him as a viable threat as a villain. Topher Grace as Venom, anyone?

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 01:04 PM

QUOTE(BeltlineYYC @ Sep 22 2011, 11:59 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Database @ Sep 22 2011, 10:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm starting to watch Torchwood Miracle day. And they eventually introduce a guy played by Wayne Knight aka Newman of Seinfeild. I keep thinking to myself "Its Newman! How the hell can you trust Newman?" Becuase every role I see the guy play he's Newman, the fat untrustable douche that screws everyone over in the end.


Don't forget, he also screwed everything up for everyone in Jurassic Park.


Oh I remember, that falls under "screws everyone over in the end" Any time something bad happens, and he's been around; there's a good chance he's the reason it went bad.

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 01:16 PM

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 01:18 PM

QUOTE(Kalidor @ Sep 22 2011, 02:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Michael Ironside is a poor man's Kurtwood Smith icon-hotrod.gif


See, I associate Kurtwood Smith with That 70s Show, not Robocop.
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 01:19 PM

Wayne Knight played a nice guy character in 3rd Rock From The Sun.
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Liege is a small dude with a lot of wisdom.

Well one of those descriptive words is accurate I suppose!

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 01:24 PM

QUOTE(EvilEyeSigma @ Sep 22 2011, 12:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Kalidor @ Sep 22 2011, 02:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Michael Ironside is a poor man's Kurtwood Smith icon-hotrod.gif


See, I associate Kurtwood Smith with That 70s Show, not Robocop.


Yeah, rewatching Robocop after watching that 70's Show gives a new spin on his character there. I wish "That 80's show" had been a continuation, just becuase I would have loved to see a scene of them watching Robocop. "Dude, your dad just killed a cop!"

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 01:44 PM

Jack Nicholson.

Great actor, but he's only capable of playing one character. And that character is "Jack Nicholson".

And he's usually a crazy lunatic.



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