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@  Bass X0 : (31 August 2016 - 03:35 PM)

In my heart of hearts, I know... IT NEVER ENDS!

@  Kalidor : (31 August 2016 - 03:17 PM)

I'm tweaking things. It's a never ending process

@  Paladin : (31 August 2016 - 01:22 PM)

i'm getting "Our Amazon Picks" on the sidebar; haven't seen that before...

@  NotVeryKnightly : (31 August 2016 - 09:41 AM)

The top banner seems to disappear and reappear for me.

@  Arazyr : (31 August 2016 - 09:24 AM)

Whenever I want to go to BBTS or TFS sites I make sure to use the banner ads here. 8^)

@  Dracula : (31 August 2016 - 08:25 AM)

Speaking of ads, I have adblock turned off for allspark and I've noticed the top banner ad on the forums tends to be broken. Today I don't see it at all. Might just be me though.

@  Kalidor : (31 August 2016 - 01:28 AM)

Clicking on ads and visiting sponsor links helps keep the lights on, if you want a cheap and easy way to help.

@  Plokatron : (30 August 2016 - 07:25 PM)

Whoop I'm back and been a way for a while. But I'm back and I'm going to try to stay with the forum more often. Also to anyone interesed I just made a update to my Sprite topic http://www.allspark....shop/?p=3325815

@  Bass X0 : (30 August 2016 - 01:10 PM)

Peter Ostrum should return in a new Chocolate Factory movie where Charlie Bucket is the 60 year old owner planning to pass his Chocolate Factory to a lucky child as Willy Wonka had done for him all those years ago. Obviously it wouldn't be based on any existing story, just a new continuation of the original without being a remake.

@  Bass X0 : (29 August 2016 - 01:30 PM)

Duckman is indeed better than Beast Wars.

@  Telly : (29 August 2016 - 01:12 PM)

well i went to dollar general looking for the beast wars dvd. didnt find them. but i found something BETTER: seasons 1 and 2 of duckman!!! and for only $2.95!

@  Bass X0 : (29 August 2016 - 01:05 PM)

And Aloha Darth Vader is a Fairy type.

@  ▲ndrusi : (29 August 2016 - 09:54 AM)

Yeah, and Alola Form Sith are fire-type.

@  Touch My Thighs : (29 August 2016 - 05:37 AM)

Some regional variations actually have some cool headdress-type things instead of the black hood.

@  Rycochet : (29 August 2016 - 05:20 AM)

Sith Robes? Really?

@  Kalidor : (28 August 2016 - 09:48 PM)

Most google ads base their content on sites you've visited - so you're probably visiting a lot of news sites.

@  unluckiness : (28 August 2016 - 09:33 AM)

What, you don't find Sith robes attractive?

@  Pennpenn : (28 August 2016 - 09:26 AM)

Anyone else getting Muslim dating sites turning up in the ads? I mean, talk about mistargetted adverising...

@  Telly : (27 August 2016 - 11:21 PM)

gonna have to take a trip to dollar general in the next few days

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 August 2016 - 09:26 PM)

Seriously, Shout Factory's Beast Wars Season 2 and 3 4 DVD set was at Dollar General for 2.95

@  Robowang : (27 August 2016 - 09:15 PM)

Whaaaaaaaaaat

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 August 2016 - 08:29 PM)

Why no, I'm not adversed to getting Beast Wars Seasons 2 and 3 DVD set for 2.95 (At Dollar General)

@  Patchouli Kn... : (27 August 2016 - 09:34 AM)

A big thank you to everyone who contributed to my GoFundMe! =D

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 August 2016 - 07:42 AM)

Especially if it's an escort mission.

@  Pennpenn : (27 August 2016 - 07:29 AM)

I can't believe I forgot one of the core rules of video games. When the question is "They can't be that stupid, can they?" the answer is almost always "Yes they can".

@  ▲ndrusi : (27 August 2016 - 06:56 AM)

I think the meme needs to be transferred back to Vin Diesel

@  BlackMax : (27 August 2016 - 06:09 AM)

CHUCK NORRIS NO!

@  lastmaximal : (27 August 2016 - 12:19 AM)

Yes?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (26 August 2016 - 06:39 PM)

Chuck Norris

@  ShadowMan024 : (26 August 2016 - 04:59 PM)

Goodnight, everybody!

@  Bass X0 : (26 August 2016 - 04:57 PM)

...I don't think so.

@  BlackMax : (26 August 2016 - 04:55 PM)

No no no, ~finger~prints!

@  ShadowMan024 : (26 August 2016 - 04:43 PM)

I'd say "Goodnight, everybody!" but no one's made an innuendo yet.

@  Bass X0 : (26 August 2016 - 04:39 PM)

Goodnight out there... whatever you are!

@  TheMightyMol... : (26 August 2016 - 03:27 PM)

Goodnight, folks!

@  MEDdMI : (26 August 2016 - 03:09 PM)

*drags TMM out of the Squawkbox to continue the fight*

@  TheMightyMol... : (26 August 2016 - 02:26 PM)

I dunno, maybe the big guy's saving it for a special ocassion.

@  MEDdMI : (26 August 2016 - 01:16 PM)

Your spouse's brother is a PRIEST. If you were supposed to get hit by lightning, it would've happened by now.

@  TheMightyMol... : (26 August 2016 - 11:31 AM)

Now I want to make devil's food cake with holy water just to see if I get hit by lightning or something.

@  Pennpenn : (26 August 2016 - 10:10 AM)

I hope not. Ruins the flavour.

@  MEDdMI : (26 August 2016 - 09:09 AM)

Did I put garlic or holy water in it or something?

@  Dracula : (26 August 2016 - 07:45 AM)

Cake? My only weakness! *bursts into flame*

@  MEDdMI : (26 August 2016 - 05:15 AM)

Happy Birthday! *rolls a giant cake into the Shoutbox*

@  Pennpenn : (26 August 2016 - 12:55 AM)

Happy birthday to me!

@  OrionPax44 : (25 August 2016 - 04:50 PM)

Is the main dance move him flashing you in beat with the music?

@  Broadside : (25 August 2016 - 04:50 PM)

http://i.imgur.com/qeoJpsf.jpg

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 August 2016 - 04:48 PM)

HEEEEEEEEEEY FOODSTAMP LAAADAAAY

@  Broadside : (25 August 2016 - 04:45 PM)

Oppa Homeless Style?

@  LV! : (25 August 2016 - 01:01 PM)

That guy had a perfectly nice home, he just didn't want the neighbors to see you with him.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 August 2016 - 11:52 AM)

Did you at least buy him dinner?


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#1 tec

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 01:29 AM

I ask this because over the last year or so I have been geting some really expencive pieces.
Like City Commander,Hybrid Convoy,Robotech verson of Jetfire.
And they sit on various shelfs in the same pose?
Does this pose a threat? should I change the position every once in awile?

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#2 Touch My Thighs

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 02:11 AM

Well if they have their arms out and are holding up something heavy that might wear out the joints, maybe.

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#3 ▲ndrusi

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:14 AM

Or the position involves compressing a spring.

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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.

#4 Robowang

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 10:24 AM

If you have a toy prone to GPS, it helps to move those pieces around on those (very carefully!) every once in a while, or they tend to stick a bit, so that when you eventually do move them, they are more likely to break.



#5 NightViper

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 10:50 AM

QUOTE(Robowang @ Feb 24 2012, 10:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If you have a toy prone to GPS, it helps to move those pieces around on those (very carefully!) every once in a while, or they tend to stick a bit, so that when you eventually do move them, they are more likely to break.


The same goes for some transparent pieces.

The door on my RiD Prowl stuck once and when I went to move it, the socket cracked. I'm not sure if pre-movement would have prevented it but...It sucked.

Edited by NightViper, 24 February 2012 - 10:51 AM.


#6 OrionPax44

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 12:07 PM

QUOTE(NightViper @ Feb 24 2012, 10:50 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Robowang @ Feb 24 2012, 10:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If you have a toy prone to GPS, it helps to move those pieces around on those (very carefully!) every once in a while, or they tend to stick a bit, so that when you eventually do move them, they are more likely to break.


The same goes for some transparent pieces.

The door on my RiD Prowl stuck once and when I went to move it, the socket cracked. I'm not sure if pre-movement would have prevented it but...It sucked.

Every RID Prowl that I have seen has a cracked door socket mine included and I used him pretty fequently.

I would suggest moving older toys limbs every so often cause I had a mint G1 Onslaught formed to Bruticus for like two years and I went to transform him and the back of his leg broke at the pivot. I think temperature changes and moisture can play a major factor in causing the plastics to bind and stick. Mine are in my basement and I have a dehumidifier and desecant bags on my shelves.

If your collection is in a temperature controlled room with normal humidity I don't think you would have to worry too much about the newer bots though

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#7 Destron D-69

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 01:57 PM

its a hard thing for us collectors to think about, but these things aren't (and never were) meant to last forever... so just enjoy them how you want to tec...

short of vacuum sealing everything inbox in uv proof plastic and never ever EVER having any fun with it... bad stuff will happen.

rubber cracks, paint chips... loose joints... pin rust... any number of things.

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seriously though you should ship me your fort max... colder Canadian weather will help ...um, preserve his plastic?

>_> not buying it are you?
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Posted 24 February 2012 - 02:15 PM

QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Feb 24 2012, 01:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
>_> not buying it are you?


Nope, he ain't sellin' it either!
All my guys have been standing in the same position, sometimes for years. When I take them off the shelf I'm very careful when moving the arms and legs from the "lock" position.
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Posted 24 February 2012 - 03:56 PM

This is why I wish one day I could buy a Transformer (for a ridiculous price I'm sure) that's made of machined aluminum and replaceable rubber grommets (for tight joints), held together with hex screws that can be taken completely apart to be serviced, cleaned, and repainted. Something that would stand the test of time for millennia.

Strip the worn paint, replace the rubber joint sockets, and your 900-year-old MP Prime is as good as new!

Edited by Benbot, 24 February 2012 - 03:57 PM.


#10 CORVUS

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 03:59 PM

I want a toy that will withstand the Big Crunch. How much will that put me out?

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

 

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#11 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 04:02 PM

No such thing.
But a toy that could last until the heat death of the uiverse would be nice.
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#12 CORVUS

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 04:24 PM

Bah! Hasbro could make a Transformer that could wisthstand the eventual POSSIBLE collapse and destruction of all space and matter! They're just being LAZY and Playskool! I betcha Takara-Tomy will do it.

Edited by ^0^CORVUS^o^, 24 February 2012 - 04:24 PM.

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

 

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#13 The Doctor Who

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 04:26 PM

QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Feb 24 2012, 04:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bah! Hasbro could make a Transformer that could wisthstand the eventual POSSIBLE collapse and destruction of all space and matter! They're just being LAZY and Playskool! I betcha Takara-Tomy will do it.

Well, you know, their chrome paint does reflect gamma radiation...

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#14 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 04:34 PM

With shiny paint that never needs to be replaced.
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Posted 24 February 2012 - 06:55 PM

QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Feb 24 2012, 04:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bah! Hasbro could make a Transformer that could wisthstand the eventual POSSIBLE collapse and destruction of all space and matter! They're just being LAZY and Playskool! I betcha Takara-Tomy will do it.


If any current Hasbro Transformer product would last that long, it would probably be the friggin' Rescue Bots.

#16 CORVUS

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 07:26 PM

Didn't Galactus and Unicron declare the Rescue-Bots to be indigestible?

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

 

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#17 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 07:35 PM

They come out the other side like corn and bubble gum.
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#18 tec

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 03:10 AM

Cheets so bad about derailing a thread its good icon-fire.gif

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 08:31 PM

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