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@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 03:17 PM)

"Micronauts: Starring psychic Peter Quill and E123-Omega".

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 03:16 PM)

Ooh, sounds neat.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 01:16 PM)

Yeah, the first was definitely the weakest of the three. Really looking forward to the next issue; judging by the preview for it, it's delving into Karza and Shazraella's past and Microspace's exact political situation.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 01:11 PM)

I was ambivalent about the first issue, but the quality stepped up in the second and again in the third.

@  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)

http://www.comicbookresources.com/imgsrv/imglib/0/0/1/superpowers-b18fd.jpg

@  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.


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#1 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:02 PM

I did. Just now. Cyberverse Vehicon.

I just wanted some TF coolness of my own. He's a poor substitute for Spinister, the MST, and cool Diarama Displays, but it's something.


-ZacWilliam, now if I could find Voyager Bulkhead (yeah right) or Deluxe Vehicon, THAT might make me feel completely better, icon-hotrod.gif

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#2 NICK TYRANNO

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:07 PM

Looking at previous years botcon exclusives. Even knock-offs.

I'm in a dangerous place...

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:10 PM

I got Prid Cliffjumper yesterday just because Tapout

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:17 PM

Want to, but can't find any new Botshots.
On them twitters

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:23 PM

QUOTE(NICKSTART @ Apr 27 2012, 03:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Looking at previous years botcon exclusives. Even knock-offs.


Part of me wants to spring for a Rapido, but my birthday is in a few weeks.


ZacWilliam, gonna be hinting something fierce for a few toys so...
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#6 Octavius Prime

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:33 PM

Yeah, rapido is easily one of the best of the 2010 set. Glad to have him.

But this weekend, I would love to find any of the newer prime stuff, especially deluxe wave 3. I'll even be in a town with a target, TRU, and 2 walmarts tomorrow, but I'm sure I won't find anything new.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:40 PM

Would love to find new toys, but all I want is a Vehicon and I don't anticipate finding him soon. (Decided to wait on the others in that wave.) Still, fingers crossed.
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#8 NICK TYRANNO

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:49 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Apr 27 2012, 02:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(NICKSTART @ Apr 27 2012, 03:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Looking at previous years botcon exclusives. Even knock-offs.


Part of me wants to spring for a Rapido, but my birthday is in a few weeks.


ZacWilliam, gonna be hinting something fierce for a few toys so...


Yeah, I'm very pleased with Rapido. He embodies g2 for me. The problem is now I'm looking at getting myself a Brakedown to battle him. Which is...yikes. Hence the ko desire creeping into my otherwise non-ko thoughts. The color scheme is just too exciting, on any figure.



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Posted 27 April 2012 - 03:24 PM

QUOTE(NICKSTART @ Apr 27 2012, 12:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Apr 27 2012, 02:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(NICKSTART @ Apr 27 2012, 03:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Looking at previous years botcon exclusives. Even knock-offs.


Part of me wants to spring for a Rapido, but my birthday is in a few weeks.


ZacWilliam, gonna be hinting something fierce for a few toys so...


Yeah, I'm very pleased with Rapido. He embodies g2 for me. The problem is now I'm looking at getting myself a Brakedown to battle him. Which is...yikes. Hence the ko desire creeping into my otherwise non-ko thoughts. The color scheme is just too exciting, on any figure.

Rapido is pretty great. I've never loved the Classics Prowl mold, but that head sculpt is just fantastic, and the colors are lovely. I'd really recommend finding one, even if you feel like I do about the mold.

I also really dig last year's SG Galvatron--I don't care about the fiction, so I just like the idea that a Decepticon leader is disguised as a nice friendly rescue chopper. Very movie-Barricadey.

Those two and the keychain Mini-Bots are the only BotCon exclusives on my shelves (I have others from 2011 that I finally got around to listing for sale), but I should have a 2012 bagged set once the non-attendings ship. So I'm gonna try to be patient until then, and not go digging on eBay for ones I've missed. icon-hotrod.gif

But I might have to make an exception for Spinister. Because I want Spinister.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 03:24 PM

If you really want to feel like you're at Botcon, go find a Generations toy whose mold you already have two of, and pay $50 for it. icon-hotrod.gif

Edited by Gryllid, 27 April 2012 - 03:25 PM.


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 03:30 PM

QUOTE(Gryllid @ Apr 27 2012, 04:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If you really want to feel like you're at Botcon, go find a Generations toy whose mold you already have two of, and pay $50 for it. icon-hotrod.gif


If I could find one that was decoed and molded in the colors of a favorite character from my childhood I might. (But probably not cause my wife would kill me.)


-ZacWilliam, part of the reason I bought the Vehicon was to pretend he was G1 Blackjack.

Edited by ZacWilliam1, 27 April 2012 - 03:30 PM.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 03:31 PM

I bought Preternia He-Man off of BBTS instead.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 03:32 PM

I'm buying SG Treadshot to fill the void, I guess?

Okay, really it's because hells yeah Armada Sideswipe.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 03:38 PM

I...don't particularly feel that need, but coincidentally have started picking up Stealth Force toys as they've started showing up at Big Lots/TJ Maxx at prices more to my liking. Does that count?

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 04:37 PM

I got my TFCC membership Battlecharger, MOTUC Draego-Man, and TP He-Man this week. I'm ok...for now.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 04:47 PM

Wave 2 Prime Voyagers just dropped into my BBTS pile of loot, so I shipped those babies and the wave 3 deluxes this morning to fill the non-attending void!. And a BTTF2 Gray's Sports Almanac for good measure.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 05:13 PM

If I could -find- anything beyond Wheeljack and two bumblees I might.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 05:15 PM

Ok I originally only wanted Sounwave and Treadshot. Now Im gonna hafta get a Kickoff and a Spinster and put on a action master Sprocket head on him and make him a G2 Sprocket. As my wallet screams at me I think Im gonna check Toysrus for toys I can afford icon-screamer.gif
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 05:55 PM

Everything in moderation.
No one will think less of you if you do not buy expensive BC toys...
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 06:11 PM

I would, but my area just has assorted DOTM toys. I found a ROTF Chromia and Dlx Wheelie at a Rite Aid though, don't think those count.



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