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@  Rycochet : (13 February 2016 - 07:15 AM)

Polkatron dares to be stupid and is voiced by A. Yankovic.

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 February 2016 - 07:07 AM)

He got all the musical talent in the family.

@  BillBarclay : (13 February 2016 - 05:59 AM)

Polkatron? is he Plokatron's spotty brother?

@  BillBarclay : (13 February 2016 - 05:58 AM)

Polkatron? is he Ploj

@  Plokatron : (12 February 2016 - 11:21 PM)

@Cabooceratops So was what I said. :D

@  Cabooceratops : (12 February 2016 - 09:10 PM)

It's called a joke, Polkatron, you may have heard of the concept?

@  Plokatron : (12 February 2016 - 08:06 PM)

@Nutjob R/T @TheMightyMollusk Yesh are you Baybots thinking so litteral?

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 February 2016 - 02:41 PM)

Optimus makes a lousy helmet.

@  Nutjob R/T : (12 February 2016 - 02:11 PM)

Wait when did Optimus Prime fly off the top of your head?

@  Plokatron : (12 February 2016 - 01:55 PM)

@Paladin @TheMightyMollusk @NotVeryKnightly Dumb dumb dumb on Hasbros part. Optimus flew withing the first three episodes of the G1 cartoon. No not the glide flight thing that only Deceps uses after that I mean the jetpack part. Plus I can site four other times he flew off the top of my head.

@  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.


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#1 Treadshot 2.0

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:08 PM

First Edition Prime with Targetmasters
another angle

Panic not, my friends. We WILL get another crack at him... and it may even be better, since it seems to be remolded to accept 5mm posts (which lets you mount Targetmasters all over him.)

I'm pretty sure this is also our first clear pic of the targetmasters themselves (not just CGI mock-ups). They are clearly Cliffjumper, Bumblebee, and Prime's weapons.

I must own this.

Edited by Treadshot 2.0, 30 January 2012 - 01:13 PM.


#2 CORVUS

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:13 PM

D'OH!!!! And I just bought an FE Optimus from a Canadian fellow on TFW last night. *lol*

Ah well, I'll buy Blast-Em-Into-Dustimus Prime too icon-hotrod.gif

Edited by ^0^CORVUS^o^, 30 January 2012 - 01:14 PM.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:16 PM

QUOTE(Treadshot 2.0 @ Jan 30 2012, 01:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>


Ok, I didn't have a huge desire for that Prime on his own. But if I can put one of that Minicon on each shoulder and do some color touchups I might just pretend he's PM Prime...


-ZacWilliam, I want to see the minicons as bots now, non CGI...

Edited by ZacWilliam1, 30 January 2012 - 01:17 PM.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:24 PM

Sometimes toys on display at toy shows end up never being released. Just ask any collector of Bandai's SH Figuarts.

Either that or it was just a customized display piece to show off the Mini-Con gimmick, but that wouldn't really explain the additional white stripes...
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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:24 PM

QUOTE(Sprocket @ Jan 30 2012, 10:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Either that or it was just a customized display piece to show off the Mini-Con gimmick, but that wouldn't really explain the additional white stripes...


The additional stripes look like stickers, to me.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:29 PM

looks like a bunch of tiny robots planking on optimus

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#7 NightViper

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:33 PM

We've known about this guy since before we knew the weapons were Mini-Cons:

http://www.allspark....t/view/9843/20/

So while the questions about the weapons have been answered, Optimus is still a bit of a mystery.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:34 PM

Want

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:34 PM

those new minicons are totally more coherent weapons than "tiny robots planking on Optimus."

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:35 PM

Indeed. More like Targetmaster partners than Minicons. I like them a lot.

Edited by ^0^CORVUS^o^, 30 January 2012 - 01:36 PM.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:40 PM

Yeah. I hope we see a US release for the Targetmasters, but I can't really picture them being released on their own, and I'd hate to see it be one of those "store exclusive bundle with a redeco of a toy you bought a year ago" kind of deals.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:44 PM

I thought we were over Minicons. That Prime looks nice though because of the paint on him. What the US gets won't be anything close to that good.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:46 PM

we are never over minicons

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:48 PM

QUOTE(Daytonus @ Jan 30 2012, 11:34 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
those new minicons are totally more coherent weapons than "tiny robots planking on Optimus."


*pointing to the yellow one*

Really?

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:50 PM

"new." That's a PCC. And it's only one of them. So it's not "a bunch."

Edited by Daytonus, 30 January 2012 - 01:50 PM.


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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:53 PM

Eh. The other new silver one on his arm is still clearly a thing with legs sticking off the back

But by now people should know I never was a fan of minicons to begin with icon-waspy.gif

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:54 PM

Curious: do you like Target/Head/Power-masters?

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 02:00 PM

I wonder how the new Targetmasters will be released.

In a multi-pack?

Individually as exclusives? (seems unlikely with new molds)

Packed with other figures as a partner?

All of them packaged with that Prime (I wish).
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Posted 30 January 2012 - 02:02 PM

QUOTE(God Fire Convoy @ Jan 30 2012, 10:53 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Eh. The other new silver one on his arm is still clearly a thing with legs sticking off the back

But by now people should know I never was a fan of minicons to begin with icon-waspy.gif


the PCC looks like a planking robot. But the silver rifle looks like a rifle with an adjustable stock to me. It looks like a REAL WEAPON, as do all the others.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 02:04 PM

QUOTE(Gryllid @ Jan 30 2012, 11:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah. I hope we see a US release for the Targetmasters, but I can't really picture them being released on their own, and I'd hate to see it be one of those "store exclusive bundle with a redeco of a toy you bought a year ago" kind of deals.

Don't worry, Hasbro made sure to cancel FE Optimus just so that can't happen.



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