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@  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)

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@  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?

@  Robowang : (25 August 2016 - 11:14 AM)

So I was making out with this random old homeless guy, and he stops and is all like "Why are you making out with me?" and I'm just like "Shut up, Homeless Guy."

@  Benbot : (25 August 2016 - 07:34 AM)

What?

@  MEDdMI : (25 August 2016 - 05:58 AM)

Aren't we the ones causing trouble for Kalidor?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (25 August 2016 - 12:17 AM)

Also, anyone know how to find the rest of how Kalidor got a kid in trouuuuuubleee?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (25 August 2016 - 12:11 AM)

@ TheMightyMol... : (24 August 2016 - 03:20 AM) Why do you hate yourself? -- I don't, really. Whether good or ill, I'd like to know how RG1 goes so, if nothing else, I can actually talk about it from a place of experience.

@  Verity Carlo : (24 August 2016 - 06:58 PM)

I've seen Minority Report, I don't want to read the same thing except with superheroes and also shit

@  Verity Carlo : (24 August 2016 - 06:57 PM)

You know, what I hate about Civil War II the most is that it's not even trying to break out of the Minority Report shaped hole it's in.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 02:39 PM)

the debate sems to be over.

@  MEDdMI : (24 August 2016 - 02:37 PM)

Wouldn't it be easier to debate this in the comics subforum?

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 01:31 PM)

I don't have anything else to say (although I still think G2 is the true ending, even if G I Joe doesn't mention it, it seems G I Joe/G2 crossover isn't canon for G I Joe comics but only for the Transformers continuity)

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 01:29 PM)

ok whatever you won.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 01:27 PM)

that's why I said "if", I dunno I didn't read G2 or G I Joe. 

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 01:26 PM)

Also,you're still basing this entirely on G2 matching a storyline that was part of G2 itself rather than whether or not G2 matches better with the G1 comic proper.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 01:24 PM)

The idea kind of falls apart when it requires that the apocalyptic alien invasions had such little impact that everyone easily just ignored forever.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 01:17 PM)

If some issues of G I Joe comics is a prelude to G2 and if there's nothing in the future G I Joe stories that condradicts San Francisco getting destroyed, yes I would say they share a continuity. 

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 01:02 PM)

If you're gonna go "we can assume it did happen even though it's never talked about as long as nothing specifically contradicts it", then surely it's just as easy to assume that the actual G1 TF and Joe crossover happened in the backstory of Classics and RG1.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 01:02 PM)

also I refrained from mentioning Ask Vector Prime but but didn't it say RG1 is a splinter timeline?

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 12:58 PM)

has san francisco ever appeared in G I Joe stories that was chronologically set after G2?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 12:55 PM)

Intent is not the same as result. And comics end up ignoring things quite often.

@  Telly : (24 August 2016 - 12:54 PM)

maybe they figured a lot of people that read gi joe also read transformers. so they throw a crossover/build up in their to get some excitement for the new comic coming

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 12:51 PM)

If G2 universe was to be unrelated to G I Joe, why did they do a prelude to it?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 12:33 PM)

Classics and RG1 not including Joe issues 138-145 in their backstory does not preclude them from including TF 1-80, or even the Joe and TF miniseries.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 August 2016 - 12:30 PM)

Marvel 616 is also a massive continuity snarl from dozens of writers altering, retconning, or ignoring each others' work for decades, so it's not really a great example for an argument on continuity.

@  tffan01 : (24 August 2016 - 12:29 PM)

Marvel 616 continuity is a shared universe, devastating events happens in individual series but does mean every event gets mentioned in other comics? @Notvery knightly, yeah that's why I edited that post.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 August 2016 - 12:27 PM)

Your proof for "TF universe = Joe universe" itself is the G2 lead-up, so your reasoning still goes back to G2 matching G2.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 August 2016 - 12:25 PM)

So did GI Joe ever reference the time Bludgeon sent his entire force to rampage across the Earth? Or the time Jhiaxus blew San Francisco into a crater?


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#41 BB Shockwave

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 09:42 AM

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He has the wings, they are molded on to his head pointing backward.



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Never thought of it that way... I thought that was more of a hommage to the toy's helmet. Like Grapple's head mold is more alike to the cartoon design's helmet.
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 12:21 PM

I don't know why anyone would want to walk around with a box around their head that blocks their peripheral vision.

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 12:23 PM

QUOTE(Mouse_Pad @ Apr 20 2012, 01:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't know why anyone would want to walk around with a box around their head that blocks their peripheral vision.

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 12:27 PM

QUOTE(Mouse_Pad @ Apr 20 2012, 01:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't know why anyone would want to walk around with a box around their head that blocks their peripheral vision.

To be fair, he's a robot. He can have additional optical sensors.

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 01:18 PM

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QUOTE(Item42 @ Apr 19 2012, 09:10 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hmm, would a ladder for Inferno have helped? Just wondering how much of the essential Inferno-ness is lacking in the Universe toy.


If it would change the overall design of the to make the vehicle mode look longer and the robot mode look "taller", maybe.

But really ladder or pump truck doesn't really matter to me. It's just that G1 Inferno was one of the first toys to have somewhat human proportions compared to the Autobots around him. Which always made that aspect of his toy stand out in my mind. So the big chunky no-waist Universe toy was a disappointment since we first saw images of it.


Huh. I'm apparently one of these people, like Walky, who've always thought of Inferno as a big lump of Dery squatness; probably because I didn't own the G1 mold until I was an adult, so I just had the fiction. If anything, Universe Inferno struck me as more athletic than I'd expected. So maybe the Universe toy splits the difference just fine.

I do kinda want him to have a red face though, like in the comics. Maybe copper red. Maybe I'll do that.

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 04:23 PM

And then this happened...

http://www.tfw2005.c...rd-add-kit.html

While it's chock full O nostalgia it comes off as kinda dumb. What are the wings for? Why prohibit neck movement which then limits how expressive it can be?
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 04:33 PM

The collar is an important part of the look to me. It's iconic like Shockwaves hexagonal, one eyed head, Jazz' visor (even Bay kept that) or Hot Rod's spoiler.

Too many reimagings in both the toys and comics have taken such things away or added things that just look off in recent years, such as Blurr's wing head or Hot Rod's horns.

I was always a huge Inferno fan but the first toy I had was the Actionmaster. Don't get me wrong, I was a huge Actionmaster fan but AM Inferno never looked right to me because he was missing his collar.

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 04:35 PM

QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ Apr 20 2012, 05:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And then this happened...

http://www.tfw2005.c...rd-add-kit.html

While it's chock full O nostalgia it comes off as kinda dumb. What are the wings for? Why prohibit neck movement which then limits how expressive it can be?


Eh, it's not like it's a perminent attachment is it? As long as it could come off and on easy I'd totally take one to make my Inferno and Grappel look more "Classic".

ZacWilliam, provided the cost weren't higher than like $8 or so...
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 04:39 PM

I can assure you it will probably cost at least $10. This is, after all, fan-produced, and casting materials aren't cheap.

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 04:40 PM

Unless it goes through Shapeways.
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 04:41 PM

...and that is so bought. icon-silverbolt.gif

Kinda wish it came down under the head too but I'll take it anyway.

Basically what Windsweeper said. I consider it essential to his "look" even though it does impede articulation.

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 04:43 PM

I love me some G1 inferno but oddly enough I prefer his new look so I'm good.
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#53 CORVUS

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 05:10 PM

QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ Apr 20 2012, 05:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Unless it goes through Shapeways.

True that.

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 05:22 PM

I don't hate it. If I actually HAD an Inferno to stick it on I might bite.

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 01:22 AM

I actually...really like that.

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 04:03 AM

QUOTE(Mouse_Pad @ Apr 20 2012, 05:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't know why anyone would want to walk around with a box around their head that blocks their peripheral vision.


Ask Stacks! Or Shockwave and Whirl. Then again, the latter two don't have peripherial vision. icon-fire.gif
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Posted 21 April 2012 - 04:12 AM

QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Apr 21 2012, 02:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ask Stacks! Or Shockwave and Whirl. Then again, the latter two don't have peripherial vision. icon-fire.gif


Or depth perception...

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 06:17 AM

QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ Apr 20 2012, 05:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And then this happened...

http://www.tfw2005.c...rd-add-kit.html

While it's chock full O nostalgia it comes off as kinda dumb. What are the wings for? Why prohibit neck movement which then limits how expressive it can be?


Yeah, doesn't interest me. Now, if this were integrated into some new back-mounted ladder assembly, that would interest me.

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 11:54 AM

Agreed. THAT I would really like.

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 12:17 PM

QUOTE(mx-01 archon @ Apr 21 2012, 05:12 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Apr 21 2012, 02:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ask Stacks! Or Shockwave and Whirl. Then again, the latter two don't have peripherial vision. icon-fire.gif


Or depth perception...

Assuming their optics work anything at all like human eyes, that is. They likely have highly advanced sensors, with significantly more visual capability than us.



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