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@  TM2-Megatron : (04 December 2019 - 10:22 PM)

Still not the weirdest thing a Nic Cage character has done in a film

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 04:00 PM)

Couldn't be worse than him pissing fire as Ghost Rider.

@  Rycochet : (04 December 2019 - 03:38 PM)

The Tim Burton Superman Movie is the DC movie we deserve. It would have Nic Cage in a technosuit punching polarbears.

@  Paladin : (04 December 2019 - 02:59 PM)

Wonder Woman was great. Shazam was amazing. Aquaman... exists.

@  RichardT1977 : (04 December 2019 - 01:54 PM)

TBF, Aquaman and Shazam! were pretty good.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 01:00 PM)

Not a difficult feat.

@  Benbot : (04 December 2019 - 11:50 AM)

You just put more effort into telling a compelling story than all of WB's execs.

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:41 AM)

Cue the flashback to Jonathan, reassuring a terrified child: "What you are is never as important as who you are." Cue Superman's response to Brainiac: "I already know who I am."*John Williams fanfare plays*

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

I don't think we even really need to see Krypton. I'd start with Clark growing up in Kansas, thinking he's normal, and follow him through the development of his powers. There've been enough alternate takes on Krypton that it could actually work as a mystery; is this the pre-Crisis utopia, the sterile science world, or the relic of a fallen empire? Brainiac was there, and he tempts Clark with the knowledge of what he really is.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:12 AM)

First, a Krypton film, ending with baby Kal-El being found on Earth.  Then Supe's early career film, establishing his values... and if Jonothan Kent needs to die, it happens because of something like a heart attack while Clark is savnig folks on the other side of the world.  After we know Clark minimizes property damage and never kills, have Zod & Company show up and force him to make tough choices.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:07 AM)

Man of Steel seems like someone came up with a Superman trilogy and then the execs said "We've got to catch up to Marvel, make it one film!".  I don't mean that based on the film's actual pacing, but because various story beats make more sense to me if they weren't all squished together.

@  Cybersnark : (03 December 2019 - 07:44 PM)

I've been wanting to write a Superman movie trilogy for years; "Man of Steel" (featuring a Terminator-like Brainiac) was going to be first, with "Last Son of Krypton" (featuring the Eradicator) as the sequel and "Man of Tomorrow" (in which Luthor makes his face-heel turn) as the conclusion. Thanks to Snyder I have to re-arrange my titles.

@  Nevermore : (03 December 2019 - 06:15 PM)

I still wish "Man of Steel" had instead been an adaptation of both the John Byrne miniseries of the same name and the Jeph Loeb/Tim Sale miniseries "Superman For All Seasons".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (03 December 2019 - 04:42 PM)

A take I just read: Man of Steel is shot with such a lack of lighting that it is easier to discern what is going on in a porn film.

@  Maximus Ambus : (03 December 2019 - 12:20 PM)

Making Soylant is harder then it looks, it's not like the movies, you have to keep whacking and hacking at the ingredient, it'll scream and fight, maybe bite but eventually it will go down.

@  Paladin : (03 December 2019 - 11:48 AM)

varies from person to person.

@  Benbot : (03 December 2019 - 11:34 AM)

It's an acquired taste

@  CORVUS : (03 December 2019 - 11:17 AM)

Soylent? Its pretty awful.

@  unluckiness : (03 December 2019 - 02:49 AM)

Depends on your denomination of Christianity

@  Patch : (02 December 2019 - 05:52 PM)

@Benbot Do they have a soy-free version? Like maybe just "Lent?"

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 December 2019 - 02:03 PM)

Just occurred to me 'Autobot' Megatron happened in Target 2006.

@  Benbot : (02 December 2019 - 11:48 AM)

have you tried Soylent? It's pretty good! https://soylent.com/

@  Paladin : (02 December 2019 - 10:01 AM)

i prefer free-range human usually. pain in the ass to hunt though...

@  TheMightyMol... : (02 December 2019 - 09:42 AM)

If your human is all bones, you may have purchased a skeleton by accident. Contact your grocer to inquire about exhange policies.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 December 2019 - 09:31 AM)

Vegans are categorised as human therefore just fall under Soylant, they are usually all bones.

@  wonko the sane? : (01 December 2019 - 04:47 PM)

Cause... that latter one is technically all burgers anyway.

@  wonko the sane? : (01 December 2019 - 04:46 PM)

So... a burger made without meat, or a burger made with the meat taken from a vegan?

@  Maximus Ambus : (01 December 2019 - 04:22 PM)

I had a vegan burger last week, this week I'll give a vegan steak a shot.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 November 2019 - 12:37 PM)

a proper paradox would have broken the board. Nice try though.

@  Maximus Ambus : (30 November 2019 - 01:47 AM)

This shout is empty.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (30 November 2019 - 12:01 AM)

I've got the admit. tubi tv is great. It's got a lot of stuff.. Including Super Sentai.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:35 PM)

There is frankly no better place to (legally) find schlock on the internet for free than Tubi TV

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:33 PM)

It's got all the graphic violence and gratuitous nudity a late 80s OVA should have.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:32 PM)

Available for free with ads on Tubi TV.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 November 2019 - 10:32 PM)

It's "Goku: Midnight Eye". Originally produced in the late 80s, it apparently wasn't dubbed until the late 90s given Steve Blum was the lead.

@  wonko the sane? : (29 November 2019 - 06:38 PM)

The description makes it sound like some high grade, mid 80's shlock. Which, frankly, is my groove.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 November 2019 - 12:37 PM)

Was wondering how long it would take someone to ask.

@  wonko the sane? : (29 November 2019 - 09:58 AM)

okay, it's been like two days so far: what anime is this, cause I'm dying to know.

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 November 2019 - 09:23 PM)

You know you're in for a good time when an old anime starts with a crime lord uses roller skates in his cybernetic legs to skate down the side of the building, launches to a dock and into a getaway boat.

@  Pinkcolliebot : (26 November 2019 - 03:55 PM)

Hey Everyone I'm Making The TF Roll Out Short "Gotta Go Fast!"

@  Benbot : (26 November 2019 - 12:52 PM)

That's what I was hoping for. But here I am, at work the following day.

@  wonko the sane? : (26 November 2019 - 12:29 PM)

You say "die in bed" and I'm thinking "why is that a problem?".

@  fourteenwings : (26 November 2019 - 07:06 AM)

If you don't get out of bed ever your muscles will lock in super-uncomfortable ways and you may get blood clots

@  MEDdMI : (25 November 2019 - 08:53 PM)

You did nothing, and so rocks fall down and you die.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 November 2019 - 08:35 PM)

But that's not you doing something, that's something being done to you.

@  MEDdMI : (25 November 2019 - 08:28 PM)

Unless a meteor crashes down on your bed while you're in it.

@  wonko the sane? : (25 November 2019 - 07:08 PM)

I've been trying for the last few hours to find an argument to counter this... and I can't do it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 November 2019 - 03:32 PM)

The most dangerous thing you can do is get out of bed in the morning. Everything else that happens is a consequence of that one terrible, terrible decision.

@  wonko the sane? : (25 November 2019 - 03:28 PM)

Driving, by itself, is dangerous. Anything done to compromise the concentration of the pilot just makes things worse.

@  Benbot : (25 November 2019 - 12:46 PM)

Actually, I think you could make a reasonable argument for saying driving with glasses is dangerous. That is, more dangerous than driving with contacts or perfect vision. You have poor peripheral vision with glasses.


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#21 Mighty Maximal

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Posted 29 September 2015 - 12:09 PM

Wilko / Wilkinsons Had Generations Voyagers down from £26.00 to £13.00 - Most stores only have Roadbuster and Whirl though so far as I've heard to date my Local one was the same.

 

They also had the newer RID Onesteps (full price) and they sell Generations Legends - still full price but consider not that many places sell them at all I thought it was worth a mention.

 

Home Bargains now sell Transformers Hero Mashers for £4.99 too.



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Posted 18 October 2015 - 02:11 AM

TJ Hughes have the Thrilling 30's Generations Voyager Class figures in, including tons of Brainstorm

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TRU, Govan, Glasgow have CW Ultra Magnus in, as well as those Legion RID Clash Of The Transformers packs & the Chomp & Stomp Grimlock RID repaint

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Posted 18 October 2015 - 09:12 AM

The Entertainer now sells One Step Changers such as Rollbar, Megatron, Prowl & Strafe for £5.00 each as well as some of the others.

They also have the Dlx Silver Knight Optimus and Voyager (chrome) FOC Grimlock set for £17.49.

 

If you have any interest in Movie toys at all Megatron is actually pretty good - his vehicle mode is one of the best representations of the character I've seen to date. only the Stealthforce one beats it and it's a heck of a lot better than the FAB ROTF Megatron.

 

Prowl is a curiosity as he's 'very' IDW like. Rollbar is OK not great but OK - looks nice just standing and the car is not to bad. Strafe is actually pretty clever and has decent joints in the wings and even has movable knees and arms.

 

As for the othersGalvatron is OK, Heli-Drift I quite like - he's fun to mess with - Steeljaw is decent his articulation is a bit odd but he has the over all effect of the characters type... He's interesting I guess as he is a Transformer that likely isn't a Transformer (like Alpha Q was).



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Posted 18 October 2015 - 12:06 PM

Although there could be an issue with HeliDrift

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Posted 19 October 2015 - 12:41 PM

http://www.toysrus.c.../TRUP8928260001

#26 Mighty Maximal

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Posted 22 October 2015 - 03:09 AM

Helidrift is out in the Entertainer online range now.



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Posted 22 October 2015 - 04:31 AM

Helidrift is out in the Entertainer online range now.


aye but it's not in store! at least not in Glasgow anyway!

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Posted 22 October 2015 - 01:41 PM

AOE Slog is out in The Entertainer's online range now.

 

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Tesco has an offer on the large Transforming Rescue Bots Heatwave Fire truck it's two for £30.00 The same truck is also reduced on The Entertainer website it's £17 something.


Edited by Mighty Maximal, 23 October 2015 - 04:31 AM.


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Posted 23 October 2015 - 09:10 AM

we can but hope

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Posted 29 October 2015 - 12:08 PM

http://www.tjhughes....ass-braintstorm

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Posted 30 October 2015 - 05:05 AM

AOE Galvatron & AOE Hound are now in The Entertainer's online range.

 

http://www.thetoysho.../p/522399_A7947

 

http://www.thetoysho.../p/522399_A7946

 

They also have a special offer discount on purchases of £100 or £150.00 

 

[I wonder how long it will be before Home Bargains get the Generations Voyagers in ?]



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Posted 30 October 2015 - 07:21 AM

Spotted & got CW Wave 4(deluxe) at TRU, Govan, Glasgow

also spotted Thrilling 30 Generations Voyager Class Brainstorm in B&M, Govan, Glasgow(but seeing as he's already out in abundance in TJ HUGHES, Glasgow City Centre, anyone living locally would be better off getting him there! even if there is a difference in price compared to B&M).

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 03:26 AM

so Scream comes to UK

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Posted 17 November 2015 - 05:23 AM

just noticed Optimus Prime Starscream Version in Forbidden Planet, Glasgow! although it's well over £200

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Posted 26 November 2015 - 12:58 PM

Spotted 2 CW Leader Class Ultra Magnus in Smyths Toys Kilmarnock today, although no sign of any Wave 4 Deluxes there yet

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Posted 21 December 2015 - 05:31 AM

CW Leader Skywarp out now

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Edited by BillBarclay, 21 December 2015 - 05:46 AM.


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Posted 04 January 2016 - 05:34 AM

finally UK terrestrial tv gets it!

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 08:48 AM

Smyths Toys have got CW Wave 4 deluxe's on their website

http://www.smythstoy...s #2&profile=UK

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Posted 12 January 2016 - 12:23 PM

Battle Core Prime spotted at Smyths Toys

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Posted 16 January 2016 - 06:22 PM

i heard a rumour that the new Argos catalogue have got the Combaticons in?


has anyone done a customer viewing to actually see if they actually have the Combaticons in yet?

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