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@  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)

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@  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".

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:15 AM)

Also it's not exactly "his (Roberts') universe" since Barber exists, even if you ignore all the earlier IDW stuff.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:13 AM)

And it's specifically the intent rather than something that's actually in the story.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:11 AM)

I didn't listen to the podcast but the transcript has a bunch of laughing and he does specify "until someone can contradict me".

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 09:52 AM)

https://scans-daily....rg/5212318.html http://www.transmiss...ons-episode-94/

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 09:51 AM)

james roberts says it did.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 09:43 AM)

Perceptor said that the briefcase made alternate universes possible or something but it's not like Perceptor actually knows how all this works.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 09:42 AM)

It... didn't?

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 09:37 AM)

So, wait does Elegant Chaos story made the IDW universe the main TF continuity? What with it being the base universe. This sucks, there shouldn't be a main universe wtf, James Roberts is just trying to make his universe the most important one. If there has to be a main universe (which I don't think there should) it has to be the G1 cartoon.

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 08:32 AM)

You can drop them, if they are fresh.

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 07:40 AM)

Did you know there are over 100 things you can do with beets?

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 07:30 AM)

The amazing beet

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 07:30 AM)

Sounds like you guys are talking about beets!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (21 July 2016 - 01:03 AM)

Boilem mashem stickem in a stew...

@  The Doctor Who : (20 July 2016 - 07:36 PM)

I could totally see toasting them, smashing them up and using for ice cream topping.

@  MEDdMI : (20 July 2016 - 07:14 PM)

Chop them up, throw it on some cake batter, use as pie crust.... (just kidding, never tried that but someone probably has)

@  MEDdMI : (20 July 2016 - 07:13 PM)

You can microwave them, too!


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#1 Corgsopal

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 08:14 PM

Imaget right to it. Can we add Bayformers to the swear filter?
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Posted 22 January 2012 - 08:15 PM

I second this idea wholeheartedly.

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 08:15 PM

Thirded with all my might.

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 08:24 PM

I fully support this suggestion.

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 09:52 PM

And what would we have the filter change it to?

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#6 Darkstream

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 10:02 PM

uh ok...sounds dum...

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 10:06 PM

I suppose it could be swapped out with "Movie-formers"?

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

 

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 10:10 PM

Movie-Style maybe? it depends on the context I guess

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 10:10 PM

QUOTE(MrBlud @ Jan 22 2012, 08:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And what would we have the filter change it to?

"Transformers that appeared in the series of films directed by Michael Bay and its various supplemental materials".

Edited by Wingus, 22 January 2012 - 10:11 PM.


#10 Kalidor

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 10:20 PM

I'm gonna have to thumbs down this one I think.

I can see where you're coming from but it's a pretty widespread term and it seems silly to just outright censor it. The only time we've ever really done that was for Titaniums because people kept calling them Tits and I put Hasblow in there because that's just vulgar... but Bayformers is a pretty readily identifiable term to refer to movie styled Transformers and is on the same level as GeeWun to me.

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#11 Corgsopal

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Posted 22 January 2012 - 10:22 PM

Movieverse or Movie style or something like that.

Edit: sorry, Kal. Didn't see you'd made a ruling before I posted this reply.

Edited by Corgsopal, 22 January 2012 - 10:46 PM.

Reclaim the suffix.

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Posted 23 January 2012 - 08:54 PM

Darnit.

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Posted 23 January 2012 - 11:04 PM

Let's filter "." to ", Verily."

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Posted 23 January 2012 - 11:12 PM

...if the swear filter is made to block a word and the selected replacement contains that word (nevermind why you'd do that, just go with the question) would it cause some kind of universe-consuming (or at least software breaking) recursion loop?

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:27 AM

Can't really agree with this, because it feels like people calling for censoring something just because it has potentially negative connotations due to being commonly used alongside opinions they don't like. The term itself isn't vulgar or negative in of itself, and could be used by people who don't mind the movie styling. Really sounds like overregulation.
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Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:47 AM

QUOTE(Jeremy @ Jan 24 2012, 11:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Can't really agree with this, because it feels like people calling for censoring something just because it has potentially negative connotations due to being commonly used alongside opinions they don't like. The term itself isn't vulgar or negative in of itself, and could be used by people who don't mind the movie styling. Really sounds like overregulation.


So what about the out cry against I A W T P?

People got tired of seeing it, and it got swear filtered, yet its not vulgar or negative.

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#17 Kalidor

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:04 PM

Quit bypassing the swear filter.








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Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:06 PM

I think that one was more about post whoring, people merely saying they agreed without adding anything to the thread. Ask anyone who knows me better than the average board member, a lot of things annoy me. I just don't think an overregulated board is necessarily a better board.
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Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:41 PM

QUOTE(Jeremy @ Jan 24 2012, 12:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think that one was more about post whoring, people merely saying they agreed without adding anything to the thread. Ask anyone who knows me better than the average board member, a lot of things annoy me. I just don't think an overregulated board is necessarily a better board.


So, like the first several posts in this thread which are all "I agree" and nothing more? Should there be a rule stating you can't agree with something unless you write a whole essay on why, so they adding to the thread?

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 12:43 PM

I would help you fill your nitpicky arguing quota for January, but I really don't feel like it. Already said my piece. icon-hotrod.gif
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