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@  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.

@  Whirl Maximus : (08 February 2016 - 02:33 PM)

Transformers Victory's intro is awesome. And not one of you told me.... WHY?!!!

@  Rycochet : (08 February 2016 - 10:43 AM)

It doesn't count those using it on other pages.

@  Rycochet : (08 February 2016 - 10:43 AM)

If it's the one by IPB Shoutbox, it means the number of people who are viewing the Shoutbox page.

@  tffan01 : (08 February 2016 - 10:34 AM)

Where's the red numbers?

@  Lush City : (08 February 2016 - 09:23 AM)

Ok total newb to the shoutbox, but what do the red numbers in the corner mean?

@  Whirl Maximus : (08 February 2016 - 09:09 AM)

Thought it would lead to hi jinks and a lark like that movie Idiocracy instead it turned into something disturbing and traumatic like that movie Small Soldiers.

@  Dracula : (08 February 2016 - 08:55 AM)

You used MUNITION CHIPS in TOYS??


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#21 Walky

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 02:07 PM

Alternately, remember when Voyager Megatron looked like this for a few hours?



But really he looks like this:



#22 ▲ndrusi

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 02:32 PM

QUOTE(shellspark @ Feb 3 2012, 12:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WHY didn't they color him like SG Drift? I wanted to use him as SG Drift. What a wasted opportunity.

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QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Jun 24 2012, 01:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
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You're talking to ▲ndrusi. Assume everything that he posts is snark.

#23 LV!

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 03:50 PM

He kind of reminds me of Override.

By which I mean he likes dudes.

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 03:58 PM

QUOTE(▲ndrusi @ Feb 3 2012, 02:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(shellspark @ Feb 3 2012, 12:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WHY didn't they color him like SG Drift? I wanted to use him as SG Drift. What a wasted opportunity.

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You know, if you look at it they sort of did color him as SG Drift, Mostly red body, black/grey limbs, red helmet with white face, not a lot of white on the ccar mode apparently. PRETTY SIMILAR.

#25 Octavius Prime

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 06:15 PM

QUOTE(Phlis @ Feb 3 2012, 03:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(▲ndrusi @ Feb 3 2012, 02:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(shellspark @ Feb 3 2012, 12:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WHY didn't they color him like SG Drift? I wanted to use him as SG Drift. What a wasted opportunity.

icon-fire.gif


You know, if you look at it they sort of did color him as SG Drift, Mostly red body, black/grey limbs, red helmet with white face, not a lot of white on the ccar mode apparently. PRETTY SIMILAR.


Excellent work, Batman.


Anyway, This guy looks pretty cool. Sure, he's not as spot-on screen accurate as some would like, but I will often prefer Hasbro to engineer a no-cheat transformation as a priority. Also, I like how non-standard his bot mode kibble is. He's both hood-chester in both senses - the G1 Prowl sense and the G1 Sideswipe sense. I also like how the doors are on the forearms, and the roof/windshield ends up pretty unobtrusively on the undersides of the forearms. Glad he has a weapon from the show, even if it's not his buzz-saw (I'm pretty sure the CV version has that).

Unfortunately, I'll probably limit myself to buying new characters at the CV sizes, so I may not get this one.

#26 Destron D-69

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 08:20 PM

he'll fit in fine with Primerib..er Rid prime...

>_>

Prid Wheeljack and ratchet ... I still don't like the voyager megatron's new brown bits .. but yeah I think First Ed. will be getting a shelf to itself here at Castle Destron

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:10 PM

Knockout is damn sexy. And I know that's just how he likes it. icon-fire.gif

#28 Esser-Z

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:17 PM

Looking good, I'll want him.

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:20 PM

Can't wait for Knock Out to come out, he's my favorite Decepticon from TF Prime.

#30 Corgsopal

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 12:47 AM

This looks cool. I like 'Cons that aren't tanks and jets. And you can see in his weapon holding arm the windows do have hinges. What kind of car is he?
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Posted 04 February 2012 - 01:05 AM

I don't think it's a real car, but this is what he looks like on the show.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 01:09 AM

Thanks. I figured it wasn't a real car, I should have worded my question better. Is he wave 2, 3 or later? Or do we know? There must be some distance between him and Cliff, being that they're both red cars.
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#33 Octavius Prime

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 07:58 AM

QUOTE(Corgsopal @ Feb 4 2012, 12:47 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This looks cool. I like 'Cons that aren't tanks and jets. And you can see in his weapon holding arm the windows do have hinges. What kind of car is he?


I think a lot of people are misinterpreting that hinge. I'm pretty sure it's just what allows the windows/doors (one piece, it seems) to fold down from the roof/windshield to close the arm. I don't think we're getting any further arm transformation/compaction out of this guy.

Which is kind of fine to me. Feels like a development of the TFM Swindle transformation.

#34 Walky

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 11:06 AM

On the show's model, at least, the windows stay oriented up. So I don't think they're supposed to remain folded down for robot mode.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 12:50 PM

"Every day from now until February 12th, we?re showing off some of the great new Transformers toys coming your way in 2012"

So, will there be another reveal today or do we wait for monday?

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 07:03 PM

I guess this thread can be for the February Facebook reveals, rather then start a new one?

Today's is the Vehicon: http://www.facebook....7...pe=1&ref=nf

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 07:12 PM

It looks like the legs are the roof and entire front of the car! That's awesome.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 07:14 PM

The first mainline that's actually better-looking than the First Edition. Let's hope that trend continues with Arcee.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 07:17 PM

Fantastic, I'll need four of these at least.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 07:50 PM

4 sounds about the right amount of troopers to be led by the FE version.
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