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@  PlutoniumBoss : (30 May 2016 - 12:58 PM)

And we run into something like the Galactus Fashion Conundrum. Are YOU going to be the one to go up to his face and tell him he's goofy-looking?

@  Foffy the Sheep : (30 May 2016 - 12:32 PM)

Maybe Miles's villains think you're lame!

@  unluckiness : (30 May 2016 - 11:07 AM)

I don't mind Miles but his villains are kinda lame.

@  Bass X0 : (30 May 2016 - 09:29 AM)

I just thankful they didn't have a black Peter Parker.

@  tffan01 : (30 May 2016 - 09:09 AM)

I would have preferred Peter Parker. But If they really wanted to make a non-Peter Parker lead, they could have made Spider-Man 2099, at least it has a gimmick (futurism). While Miles, imo isn't that different from Peter Parker.

@  Locoman : (30 May 2016 - 08:52 AM)

That would be cool. Ultimate Universe kind of went off the rails toward the end, but I always liked Miles.

@  tffan01 : (30 May 2016 - 08:25 AM)

http://io9.gizmodo.com/report-the-new-animated-spider-man-movie-will-star-mil-1779201902

@  tffan01 : (30 May 2016 - 08:24 AM)

I heard new Spider-Man animated movie will feature Miles Morales.

@  unluckiness : (30 May 2016 - 03:43 AM)

A lot of mine have somehow gotten so floppy that floor polish doesn't help. May need superglue

@  Paladin : (29 May 2016 - 07:51 PM)

there remains an Omega Supreme-sized hole in my Animated collection that not even 3P wants to fill....

@  Nutjob R/T : (29 May 2016 - 07:23 PM)

Just pulled out the Animated box after a few years in storage. Giving it some time is the godhonest truth, these things are awesome

@  Touch My Thighs : (29 May 2016 - 07:12 PM)

http://swanh.net/ This is really impressive.

@  wonko the sane? : (29 May 2016 - 06:20 PM)

I keep having to say this to folks: fandoms are voluntary. Enjoy in any ratio or methodology that you choose.

@  Dracula : (29 May 2016 - 05:38 PM)

Ride the wave, dude. Put the toys away for a while...take 'em back out again later and you mind find your interest rekindled

@  Locoman : (29 May 2016 - 04:14 PM)

it happens to everyone. Sometimes interests are cyclical.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (29 May 2016 - 04:13 PM)

Well, for starters, it might be time to think of a new username...

@  tffan01 : (29 May 2016 - 04:09 PM)

I'm losing interest in TF. Help.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (29 May 2016 - 03:00 PM)

It means you're not very well-rounded.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (29 May 2016 - 02:46 PM)

What happens if you don't like pi?

@  Bass X0 : (29 May 2016 - 01:29 PM)

He who doesn't like pie are destined to become the contents of pie.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (29 May 2016 - 12:09 PM)

No you don't. You think you do, but you really don't.

@  Echowarrior : (29 May 2016 - 10:37 AM)

I like pie.

@  Pennpenn : (29 May 2016 - 05:18 AM)

There is no war in Ba Sing Se.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (29 May 2016 - 05:11 AM)

We have always been at war with East Asia.

@  unluckiness : (29 May 2016 - 04:04 AM)

His big scene in the big Astrotrain battle for leadership was also great. Too bad Starscream suckerpunched him after he beat everybody else up

@  Pennpenn : (29 May 2016 - 01:00 AM)

Of course he has. I mean, remember when Trailbreaker had to pretend to be him in Masquerade?

@  zephyrX9 : (29 May 2016 - 12:47 AM)

offroad has always been there

@  Plokatron : (28 May 2016 - 11:18 PM)

Transfer Uplinks look cool but in the wrong hands could be OP. Hmmm Just a funny thought what if Mainframe from G1 had a TU? He could make about anything period. Also does anyone know if CatSCAN ever received a spark? His wiki article says he is a spark less build when he was created surly he has one now.

@  tffan01 : (28 May 2016 - 02:33 PM)

@beetleman, ok.

@  Touch My Thighs : (28 May 2016 - 05:06 AM)

https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/videos/1603190709971770/ Wow it's just like old times.

@  Bass X0 : (28 May 2016 - 12:29 AM)

bueller...?

@  Bass X0 : (28 May 2016 - 12:29 AM)

bueller?

@  beetleman : (27 May 2016 - 07:07 PM)

sorry i was searching for a member

@  tffan01 : (27 May 2016 - 06:54 PM)

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@  beetleman : (27 May 2016 - 06:44 PM)

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@  beetleman : (27 May 2016 - 06:43 PM)

vbbjune

@  Liege : (27 May 2016 - 05:12 PM)

As an UK expat, I have to say I miss the actual thrill of hunting in stores as frustrating as it was when distribution was bad. I feel spoiled for choice in America in comparison lol.

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 May 2016 - 04:48 PM)

And depending on where you live, even American stores

@  wonko the sane? : (27 May 2016 - 02:59 PM)

Or canadian stores, or australian stores, or german stores...

@  Bass X0 : (27 May 2016 - 02:14 PM)

at least you got the exercise. i ordered all of them online. there's no point in being a serious collector if someone is only going to rely on using UK stores.

@  Whirl Maximus : (27 May 2016 - 02:13 PM)

This day last year I walked five miles to Asda to collect all the Defensor components. I was a dumb kid.

@  wonko the sane? : (27 May 2016 - 12:47 PM)

It... can be...

@  Dracula : (27 May 2016 - 12:33 PM)

Is LSD something you drink...?

@  Plokatron : (27 May 2016 - 12:26 PM)

Someone drank a gallon of LSD.

@  Paladin : (27 May 2016 - 11:40 AM)

allthesesquaresmakeacircle, allthesesquaresmakeacircle, allthesesquaresmakeacircle, allthesesquaresmakeacircle, allthesesquaresmakeacircle, allthesesquaresmakeacircle.....

@  Bass X0 : (27 May 2016 - 11:17 AM)

v That's what she said...?

@  Robowang : (27 May 2016 - 10:39 AM)

Nothing better than a big ol' black one right in my mouth. Gotta love licorice.

@  Dracula : (27 May 2016 - 07:26 AM)

The one I go to gives me a discount on each issue's cover price. I still have to go there to pick up my comics but I'm sure I'll never miss any of them

@  Dracula : (27 May 2016 - 07:26 AM)

Plokatron, I don't think many comics companies do direct subscriptions like that anymore. However many local comic shops will reserve comics for you in a subscription fashion.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (27 May 2016 - 06:46 AM)

I have a friend who is one of the illegitimte comics trivia masters on the planet, and he says all the animation was hand-drawn by Muppets.


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#1 Meister79

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 10:12 AM

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This looks one of the better attempts at making Nightbird.
Still, being a non-transforming figure, getting it isn't very high on my list.

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 11:33 AM

Indeed. Looks pretty sharp, but zero interest here.

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

 

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 12:42 PM

Especially not at the $120 that BBTS is asking.

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 01:18 PM

I might have been interested in it as a "Decepticon" if they had given it a transformation.
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Posted 02 February 2012 - 03:55 PM

I really would like a Nightbird figure, as her episode was always one of my favorites as a kid. I haven't jumped at any of the other attempts and I would pick this up if it weren't for the price (this is coming from someone who dropped the $600 + for Hercules). I think the pricepoint is far, far out of alignment with the reality of what the figure is. I don't really want a transforming Nightbird, just a decent representation of the figure at a reasonable (read: no more than say, $50) price.

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 04:11 PM

Am I the only one who wants to see third parties dig deeper? Between Arcee, Nightbird, Devastator and Optimus Prime, we have a fairly shallow pool overall. I want more Springer type stuff. (I actually want Springer himself too). This is what? The third or fourth Nightbird? Why is Nightbird four times as relevant as Blitzwing or Broadside or Blaster? Don't get me wrong, the work that went into this is very impressive, but these companies need to widen their net if they want to scrape some of my play money away from me.
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Posted 02 February 2012 - 06:18 PM

QUOTE(C16 @ Feb 2 2012, 01:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I might have been interested in it as a "Decepticon" if they had given it a transformation.


That was available at TFcon a couple years back, and that one was clearanced out at BBTS for $30 pretty quick. Nice little toy too, but a little thin and floppy.



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Posted 02 February 2012 - 07:48 PM

QUOTE(Corgsopal @ Feb 2 2012, 04:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Am I the only one who wants to see third parties dig deeper? Between Arcee, Nightbird, Devastator and Optimus Prime, we have a fairly shallow pool overall. I want more Springer type stuff. (I actually want Springer himself too). This is what? The third or fourth Nightbird? Why is Nightbird four times as relevant as Blitzwing or Broadside or Blaster? Don't get me wrong, the work that went into this is very impressive, but these companies need to widen their net if they want to scrape some of my play money away from me.

I have a theory that third parties now look at each other and go, "You did that? Nuh-uh, no you didn't! I'ma do it like ten times better!"
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Posted 02 February 2012 - 07:57 PM

QUOTE(Corgsopal @ Feb 2 2012, 01:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Why is Nightbird four times as relevant as Blitzwing or Broadside or Blaster?.


Blaster and maybe Broadside are covered at least.

And MP-sized Blaster is in the works from the guys doing the MP-sized Soundwave, and Broadside is still on FansProject's list, after being teased at TFCon like, 3-4 years ago or something. He was probably Warbot-02, as listed on FansProject's (ridiculously, unbelievably optimistic) release schedule for last year.

We do really need a Blitzwing from somebody though. He's the last major hole in a Classics Decepticon army, with no real 3rd Party or outside-line (ie: Energon Shockblast or Cybertron/Device Label Soundwave filling in for Classics) substitute.

I personally attribute his absence to the relative difficulty of designing a robot that transforms into both a semi-realistic jet and tank, without being simply an articulated retread of the G1 design. But what do I know?

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Posted 02 February 2012 - 09:23 PM

I hadn't heard about the MP Blaster. I'll believe Broadside when I see it. I really should have branched out beyond the first three B names that sprang to mind. Impactor maybe? Sandstorm triple changer? WFC Shockwave? I could go for an updated Tailgate after MtmtE #1. I could go on. Anyway, sorry to derail the thread. Though now I want to design a new Blitzwing.
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Posted 02 February 2012 - 09:54 PM

iGear had Impactor in the works, but no clue whether that'll get done or not. Entirely new mold, but directly borrows Generations Warpath's engineering.

Hasbro's giving us RoC Shockwave in the next Generations line. Wave 1, along with the new Prime and Jazz.

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 01:01 AM

Companies just keep making this character, don't they? And I keep not buying it.
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 06:56 AM

RE:Things companies should make instead

There hasn't been any G1 Sentinel prime either, has there?

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:33 AM

I was turned off by the ass shot on the box.
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 11:32 AM

QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ Feb 3 2012, 08:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was turned off by the ass shot on the box.

Cheets is a boob man.
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Posted 08 February 2012 - 03:47 AM

QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ Feb 3 2012, 04:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was turned off by the ass shot on the box.


Same here. Sex sells, I know, but do we also need that to sell giant transforming robots? (Then again, KISS Players...)

Zero interest in Nightbird. She was a non-entity who had no personality or even a voice. I'd buy toys of the cartoon's Sentinel Prime (that rhino-car) before hers.
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