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@  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)

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@  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

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 12:58 PM)

Is 14,200 Yen worth it for Takara Skull, Hardhead and Galvatron with shipping to the UK from amiami?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 July 2016 - 11:38 AM)

I doubt anyone takes it seriously that Primax 1005.19 Gamma is indeed the original universe. That author comment is bound to be contradicted by some multiverse story down the road, anyway. Even Vector Prime in AVP said that even if it were true, there is no way for him or his colleagues to discern so, which obviates any substantial impact of "Elegant Chaos".

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 10:48 AM)

I remember my silly haunted toy thread, 10 people voted 1 star or so sniff http://www.allspark....d-transformers/ I don't believe in haunted stuff but I still made the thread for the lulz.

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 10:42 AM)

no, he left it ambigious actually.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:42 AM)

So someone already contradicted him.

@  Locoman : (21 July 2016 - 10:41 AM)

So really who can say

@  Locoman : (21 July 2016 - 10:41 AM)

But Vector Prime said that it just altered THAT universe's properties, allowing for the development of things like the Functionist world

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 10:19 AM)

I know he didn't create the IDW universe but he's the writer of one of its titles, that's why I said "his universe".

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:15 AM)

Also it's not exactly "his (Roberts') universe" since Barber exists, even if you ignore all the earlier IDW stuff.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:13 AM)

And it's specifically the intent rather than something that's actually in the story.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:11 AM)

I didn't listen to the podcast but the transcript has a bunch of laughing and he does specify "until someone can contradict me".

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 09:52 AM)

https://scans-daily....rg/5212318.html http://www.transmiss...ons-episode-94/

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 09:51 AM)

james roberts says it did.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 09:43 AM)

Perceptor said that the briefcase made alternate universes possible or something but it's not like Perceptor actually knows how all this works.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 09:42 AM)

It... didn't?

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 09:37 AM)

So, wait does Elegant Chaos story made the IDW universe the main TF continuity? What with it being the base universe. This sucks, there shouldn't be a main universe wtf, James Roberts is just trying to make his universe the most important one. If there has to be a main universe (which I don't think there should) it has to be the G1 cartoon.

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 08:32 AM)

You can drop them, if they are fresh.

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 07:40 AM)

Did you know there are over 100 things you can do with beets?

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 07:30 AM)

The amazing beet

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 07:30 AM)

Sounds like you guys are talking about beets!


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#1 mx-01 archon

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Posted 04 April 2012 - 09:57 PM

If there's anything you've been wanting, but just not had the money to buy, this would probably be a good time to get it.

Too bad I already have my Insecticon army... would've been much nicer to get all 9 of 'em at ~$35 apiece, as opposed to $50. But eh, what's done is done. Unfortunately, my impatience means that there's nothing that I particularly want here.

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Posted 04 April 2012 - 10:34 PM

QUOTE(mx-01 archon @ Apr 4 2012, 10:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If there's anything you've been wanting, but just not had the money to buy, this would probably be a good time to get it.

Too bad I already have my Insecticon army... would've been much nicer to get all 9 of 'em at ~$35 apiece, as opposed to $50. But eh, what's done is done. Unfortunately, my impatience means that there's nothing that I particularly want here.

I might have jumped on the PE Scouting Force (aka notReflector), but that seemed to have sold out first.

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Posted 04 April 2012 - 10:54 PM

They HAD to do this BEFORE Botcon. Damnit!

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

 

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Posted 04 April 2012 - 11:11 PM

3 Insecticons for $120 is too good to pass up. icon-ironhide.gif

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 06:58 AM

I'm glad I saw this thread, or I might have missed this. I just got the Insecticons and the iGear Kup/Perceptor weapons. I'm so pumped. Considering I couldn't have gotten this stuff at Botcon anyway (supposedly), it's no different just buying it now.

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 07:04 AM

Those of a suspicious bent might see this as a sign that BBTS is trying to clear out their stock before Hasbro comes after them with a C&D.

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 07:16 AM

Oh, awesome! Everything I bought 3 months ago is now on sale!


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Posted 05 April 2012 - 07:29 AM

QUOTE(Dvandom @ Apr 5 2012, 08:04 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Those of a suspicious bent might see this as a sign that BBTS is trying to clear out their stock before Hasbro comes after them with a C&D.

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Yeah this is what I'm thinking.

There's nothing I want (didn't even click the link) as I'm buying hardly any real Transformers these days, never mind 3rd party stuff.

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:42 AM

QUOTE(Dvandom @ Apr 5 2012, 07:04 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Those of a suspicious bent might see this as a sign that BBTS is trying to clear out their stock before Hasbro comes after them with a C&D.

---Dave

Yep, I had the same thought too - didn't Hasbro make noises a while back about cracking down on US websites that sell third-party stuff? I suppose they could threaten to remove BBTS's distributorship or whatever.
 
 
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Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:44 AM

Well this is a plesant suprise. I just hope the Reprolabels stuff isn't making me miss out on some of the good deals. Since they pretty much put the whole Reprolabels catalogue up there, making a tad harder to find actual figures.

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 12:25 PM

QUOTE(MrBlud @ Apr 5 2012, 12:11 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
3 Insecticons for $120 is too good to pass up. icon-ironhide.gif

That is a lot less than I paid for them icon-screamer.gif Oh well, I love those buggers!

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 01:05 PM

BBTS is still listing 3rd party preorders. I wouldn't freak out about it. Even if they can't, there is always a way.
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#13 Alpha Omega Trion Supreme

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 04:57 PM

QUOTE(Gizmoboy @ Apr 5 2012, 01:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(MrBlud @ Apr 5 2012, 12:11 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
3 Insecticons for $120 is too good to pass up. icon-ironhide.gif

That is a lot less than I paid for them icon-screamer.gif Oh well, I love those buggers!

I thought the Insecticons at full price were well worth it. No regrets.

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 06:34 PM

Aw, dammit, Flameblast sold out. Least I finally got Warcry.

QUOTE(Dvandom @ Apr 5 2012, 05:04 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Those of a suspicious bent might see this as a sign that BBTS is trying to clear out their stock before Hasbro comes after them with a C&D.


I wish. I wouldn't mind picking up some of the newer 3rd party stuff (Maketoys Giant, Headrobots Centurion) at a discount.
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Posted 05 April 2012 - 06:47 PM

This is only to thin their stock of old items, I'd say. As others have mentioned, there's still tons of preorders, some even rather new!

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 06:54 PM

This would normally be an excellent opportunity to grab that Battle Tanker and Warcry. Alas, I've got other things currently needing my set-aside finances.

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 07:26 PM

QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Apr 4 2012, 11:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They HAD to do this BEFORE Botcon. Damnit!


Well yes, because they can't bring this stuff to Botcon anymore.
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Posted 05 April 2012 - 08:46 PM

QUOTE(Kevin S @ Apr 5 2012, 05:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Apr 4 2012, 11:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They HAD to do this BEFORE Botcon. Damnit!


Well yes, because they can't bring this stuff to Botcon anymore.


They weren't going to be at BotCon anyways.

Although they usually have a BotCon sale on the site in those cases.

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 11:36 PM

jumped on the (not)insecticon bandwagon... decided to wait for the inevitable battle tanker repaint to go with my BotCon SG UltraMag.

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Posted 06 April 2012 - 01:40 AM

They only put the IGear Brawn and Cosmos up for pre-order a few days ago, so I doubt there's anything forcing their hand now.


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