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#1 Fishbug

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:31 PM

http://www.theverge....tron-activision

Huh. All this time, I never knew that Hasbro permanently retires characters that they aren't presently using. Thank goodness Matt Tieger was there to stop them from not using a character one time.

Edited by Fishbug, 24 April 2012 - 12:35 PM.


#2 CORVUS

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:41 PM

Thank Matt, AND thank Hasbro for not being too stubborn to recognizing a great pitch when they saw it.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:41 PM

Hey, High Moon guys. Say "Space T-Rex" some more. It's totally still hilarious, really, I swear.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:43 PM

He's passionate about it. I'm not going to fault him for it.

Furthermore I dig his Dinobot origin as well.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:46 PM

I hadn't seen the art of Swoop, Snarl, Sludge and S-whatever. They look fantastic.

Space T rex.
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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:47 PM

I propose we make Mr. McFeely absolutely sick of the phrase. Who's with me? icon-fire.gif

Also, Space T-Rex.

Edited by ^0^CORVUS^o^, 24 April 2012 - 12:48 PM.


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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:50 PM

Surely, Corvus, it'd be
pretty terrible of us to
aggravate
Chris like that,
eh?

Try to understand: It
really, really gets under his nerves.
Every time someone mentions it.
Xenophobia, perhaps, against alien dinosaurs?
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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:56 PM

I suppose space t-rex you're probably right space t-rex about that, Fang.

Why needlessly space t-rex aggravate him when space t-rex time would be better served understanding space t-rex his issues with it and letting that space t-rex issue lie.

...

space t-rex

Edited by ^0^CORVUS^o^, 24 April 2012 - 12:57 PM.


#9 Chris McFeely

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:56 PM

QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Apr 24 2012, 06:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I propose we make Mr. McFeely absolutely sick of the phrase.


I like how you start from the best possible position by assuming I'm not already. icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:57 PM

It's true! Read his twitter!
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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:57 PM

You aren't completely sick of it until you get violently ill when reading it, ala Malcom McDowell icon-fire.gif

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:57 PM

The one thing that makes me kind of sad about all this is how Grimlock's beast mode isn't heart-warmingly adorable anymore. The Sunbow animation model was, for some reason, the cutest thing.
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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:58 PM

Well, they decided he actually WASN'T a kisser, but rather a KING as he so emphatically declared icon-fire.gif

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 01:00 PM

SPACE T-REX.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 01:02 PM

SPACE TREX

Now I'm kinda bothered as I wonder what other characters may have been retired.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 01:03 PM

You know, that's a good point.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 01:06 PM

QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Apr 24 2012, 01:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I propose we make Mr. McFeely absolutely sick of the phrase. Who's with me? icon-fire.gif


Now that's just mean, and after all those speedy deliveries.

QUOTE
Also, Space T-Rex.


No, Big Hugging Space T-Rex. The hugging, it's important. Plot-essential and not gratuitous at all.





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Posted 24 April 2012 - 01:06 PM


Even Godzilla respects Space T-rex
Tommy,',tec,OP,Shenanigans,Destron and some other guy. Thursdays.
TOMORROW: "Jen... 'nuff said."

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 01:09 PM

Him Grimlock: "Me Grimlock say you full of Beryllium-Baloney!"
Godzilla: "Actually its Uranium-Baloney. I just at a whole Nuclear Power Plant."

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 01:12 PM

I like how they show off all kinds of evidence of how Grimlock's been in all sorts of recent Transformers stuff when they're on the way to explaining how Hasbro hates Grimlock and doesn't want to put him in anything anymore.

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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.



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