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@  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.

@  Pennpenn : (24 July 2016 - 08:52 AM)

You'd figure something like that would get a pass, some kind of grandfather clause since the name is already intractably established.

@  Paladin : (24 July 2016 - 08:15 AM)

"DS-1 Orbital Battle Station." That's the official classification...

@  Bass X0 : (24 July 2016 - 08:04 AM)

now that Hasbro can't use the word "Death" on the packaging of their toys, what will they call the Death Star?

@  Whirl Maximus : (24 July 2016 - 07:44 AM)

It's in the comic con trailer and seems like a hideous waste. I guess the show makers have no reverence for Doctor Who like they do Star Trek.

@  Bass X0 : (24 July 2016 - 04:20 AM)

Which is the height of quality for Family Guy jokes...

@  Whirl Maximus : (24 July 2016 - 04:00 AM)

David Tennent has done a cutaway for Family Guy. Don't get to excited it was a fart joke.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 03:17 PM)

"Micronauts: Starring psychic Peter Quill and E123-Omega".

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 03:16 PM)

Ooh, sounds neat.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 01:16 PM)

Yeah, the first was definitely the weakest of the three. Really looking forward to the next issue; judging by the preview for it, it's delving into Karza and Shazraella's past and Microspace's exact political situation.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 01:11 PM)

I was ambivalent about the first issue, but the quality stepped up in the second and again in the third.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 10:37 AM)

And yes, Micronauts is great! I enjoyed the first three issues quite a lot.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 10:36 AM)

Cave Carson looks really cool as well, so I can't be too saddened about that.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 06:29 AM)

I ended up checking it out, and it's pretty damn neat.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 06:28 AM)

So. Micronauts, huh?

@  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)

http://www.comicbookresources.com/imgsrv/imglib/0/0/1/superpowers-b18fd.jpg

@  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


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#21 DeadPigmon

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 07:19 PM

Man did Amrada do very well in Japan or something? its like they never stopped with the minicons


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#22 Mrduce1018

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 07:23 PM

Can't wait to get these guys. Anyone know who might be getting these for us US fans? Hydra comes to mind, anyone else?

#23 lastmaximal

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 07:24 PM

This is a welcome development. Wonder what the US release format will be.


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#24 NICK TYRANNO

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 07:26 PM

Minicons do exist in this universe. That snake and gecko are bad ass.

#25 Hydra

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 07:34 PM

Apparently the whole Micron thing for Prime is Japan-only, so I doubt if these will be seen in the US, either.

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#26 Powered Convoy

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 07:43 PM

Wow, that's really surprising.

Sucks to live in America and be a Minicon collector (or heck even a Transformers Prime collector). icon-fire.gif

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 07:56 PM

QUOTE(lastmaximal @ Jan 31 2012, 07:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This is a welcome development. Wonder what the US release format will be.

Probably none.
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#28 lastmaximal

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 08:15 PM

Poop.


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#29 Lazy Garou

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 08:42 PM

A part of me ( something like 5% of my brainpower) tends to think of this weird paranoid Theory that exclusives like these are a form of revenge because we had easy access to some cybertron molds that were not that easily available in Japan. Namely Menasor and Quickmix. And some people were so pissed off by that that they decided to work for Takara, so they could develop stuff that would be impossible for fans and collectors from the rest of the world to acquire, and now their evil schemes are coming to fruition.
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#30 Mecheon

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 08:51 PM

Pff, Quickmix and Menasor would have been easy for someone in Japan to get the US versions of, just Ebay it icon-waspy.gif

Interesting that there a few Microns being made for this, though. These ones and those other ones that turn into the weapons and all. Given they're all new molds I wonder if Hasbro has any plan at all, even if they are originally capsule toys. They did sell the previously blind-packed Micromaster Combiners, after all

#31 Lazy Garou

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 08:57 PM

I'm not saying it was a sound theory, it's some paranoid thought of my idle mind. just that.
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#32 Darkstream

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 09:46 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Jan 31 2012, 07:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow, that's really surprising.

Sucks to live in America and be a Minicon collector (or heck even a Transformers Prime collector). icon-fire.gif

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nah...always ways to get what we need..

#33 BB Shockwave

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 04:27 AM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 1 2012, 01:16 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The Cobra looks like it might transform into Knock Out's Cattle Prod.

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And the gecko looks like the buzzsaw he used when he wanted to 'take a sample' of Ratchet in that drug abuse episode.

Man, these look awesome. I do hope they are not Takara Exclusive, but I'll get them even if they are.
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#34 Hydra

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 06:21 AM

QUOTE(Pony of Merak @ Feb 1 2012, 10:42 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
A part of me ( something like 5% of my brainpower) tends to think of this weird paranoid Theory that exclusives like these are a form of revenge because we had easy access to some cybertron molds that were not that easily available in Japan. Namely Menasor and Quickmix. And some people were so pissed off by that that they decided to work for Takara, so they could develop stuff that would be impossible for fans and collectors from the rest of the world to acquire, and now their evil schemes are coming to fruition.


We sold those as an e-HOBBY USA exclusive, so they were easy enough. icon-ironhide.gif
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#35 Treadshot 2.0

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 12:10 PM

Not as stoked on these as I am for the others, but in general I want ALL these weapon Minicons. I hope they come out in the States.

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 08:32 AM

QUOTE(Darkstream @ Jan 31 2012, 09:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
nah...always ways to get what we need..

Ve have VAYS of making you talk getting vat ve need!

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 11:46 AM

Captured Prey has these guys up for preorder, snagged myself a couple beasties. icon-hotrod.gif

#38 Robowang

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 12:13 PM

Wow, that's surprisingly cheap.

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 12:24 PM

QUOTE(Robowang @ Feb 2 2012, 05:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow, that's surprisingly cheap.


Yep, not bad at all.

The two beasties cost me just under $14 shipped. icon-ironhide.gif

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 12:42 PM

QUOTE(Robogeek1973 @ Feb 2 2012, 11:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Captured Prey has these guys up for preorder, snagged myself a couple beasties. icon-hotrod.gif


And...bought. icon-hotrod.gif

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