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@  PlutoniumBoss : (13 August 2020 - 08:11 PM)

The ninjas will go away, it will be fine.

@  Paladin : (13 August 2020 - 08:02 PM)

listen; i'm sure there were very fine ninjas on both sides.

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 August 2020 - 07:50 PM)

My thoughts and prayers go out to the ninjas.

@  Cybersnark : (13 August 2020 - 06:36 PM)

Can we just let them have him?

@  Bass X0 : (13 August 2020 - 06:18 PM)

The president has been kidnapped by ninjas. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue the president?

@  Otaku : (13 August 2020 - 03:08 PM)

At first, I obviously thought I was correct.  Then I thought perhaps the spelling had changed for some reason.  Copyright/trademark law is weird, ya know?  Now I just accept I goofed. XD

@  Otaku : (13 August 2020 - 03:07 PM)

See, that one directly applies to me.  Apparently, I'd been misreading and mispronouncing it wrong for over 30 years... and I still slip and do it the wrong way much of the time.

@  Paladin : (13 August 2020 - 07:37 AM)

for the Internet age its the "Berenstain" Effect.

@  Bass X0 : (12 August 2020 - 01:49 PM)

Can you root for what The Rock is cooking!?

@  -LittleAutob... : (12 August 2020 - 10:35 AM)

sOmEoNe NoTiCeD-

@  wonko the sane? : (12 August 2020 - 07:37 AM)

I am the only one rooting for the rock these days?

@  Maximus Ambus : (12 August 2020 - 12:37 AM)

Sour grapes for the next decade until Apophis hits.

@  Hg Dragon : (11 August 2020 - 11:26 PM)

Thank yoo for vatching hydroolic pthress chan-nel.

@  Hg Dragon : (11 August 2020 - 11:19 PM)

Hey, do you have any grapes?

@  Otaku : (11 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

I dunno... it sounds kind of quackers to me.

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 August 2020 - 05:17 PM)

That would be nice....

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 August 2020 - 04:36 PM)

I wish I could just sit by a pond and watch ducks for a while.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 August 2020 - 03:52 AM)

Others say Joe sat down at this pond next to these ducks but really there's just no place in this world for an old man and his ducks.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:48 PM)

Even worse when I can produce those verifiable facts at a later point, and then the other person simply claims the argument was the other way round (as in, I was actually arguing their position and vice versa).

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:47 PM)

I can argue with people about my versus their memory of events when verifiable facts are not readily available, though, and I get really annoyed when I'm capable of presenting a precise, step-by-step summary with multiple key points that can be used for future verification, and the other person just goes "nope, wrong" without going into detail.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:45 PM)

I forget things, and I misremember things. But when presented with verifiable facts, my reaction is more like "Huh, could have sworn it was like that", not "this reality is not my own".

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:43 PM)

I have an extremely good memory (which I have proven time and again), and even I can be mistaken.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 August 2020 - 06:40 PM)

Might be worth pointing out that it only became "Mandela Effect" and not just "I remembered this wrong" when a conspiracy theorist insisted it was proof of alternate timelines.

@  Otaku : (10 August 2020 - 06:29 PM)

Incorrectly remembering Nelson Mandela's fate may be uniquely American... but is it really that strange to get South African political history wrong when you're no where near South Africa?

@  Otaku : (10 August 2020 - 06:29 PM)

I always assumed the Mandela Effect was a "human thing", not an American thing.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 August 2020 - 02:03 PM)

Then there are people who outright manufacture memories for whatever reason.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (10 August 2020 - 01:13 PM)

The human brain is so flaky that it is extremely unlikely that a given person does NOT have any false memories.

@  OverDrive73 : (10 August 2020 - 01:05 PM)

Perhaps it's simple word association the movie Sinbad and then our minds apply the same memories to a man named Sinbad.

@  OverDrive73 : (10 August 2020 - 01:04 PM)

The Mandela Effect is the same as people remembering Sinbad in a movie where he played a genie... Of which he never did.

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 09:36 AM)

People that believe Mandela Effect things would rather come up with any number of reasons as to why their version doesn't have any actual evidence(like alternate timelines collapsing into our own) than just admit they remembered something wrong

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Sort of. It's more that when presented with a verifiable fact, they double down because it's what they believe instead of changing their minds

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 August 2020 - 09:25 AM)

"I could have sworn that ______."

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 August 2020 - 09:25 AM)

I'm not arguing with either of those two statements, but they're not really connected. Mandela Effect is, to oversimplify, people being widely mistaken about what they think *is* a verifiable fact. Nothing to do with opinions.

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 08:52 AM)

Pretty sure the Mandela Effect in general is an American thing. Opinion > Verifiable Facts is sadly a pretty American thing

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:27 AM)

Ask these people how Apartheid ended according to their recollection, and I'm sure they'll draw a blank.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:25 AM)

You got two black anti-Apartheid activists who were imprisoned by the oppressive regime. One died, the other was Nelson Mandela. It's not a far stretch that Americans who don't know many details about the history of other countries would mix up the two.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:24 AM)

My own theory is that these people are simply mixing up Nelson Mandela and Steve Biko, another South African anti-Apartheid activist, who did indeed die in police custody in 1977. There was an Oscar-nominated movie about his life starring Denzel Washington that came out in 1987, the same time frame these people claim remembering Mandela dying.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:17 AM)

I met a few people from South Africa, and they either never heard of the phenomenon at all, or only know of it from the internet. Apparently, it's completely unknown in South Africa, and it might even be entirely limited to the United States.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:16 AM)

So does anyone remember the "Mandela Effect"? I'm talking specifically about the original case where many people vividly remember Nelson Mandela dying in prison in the 1980s.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 August 2020 - 03:16 AM)

Crisis of Corona.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 06:16 PM)

Which crisis crossover are we on now? I lost track.

@  Rycochet : (09 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

Much of the past decade has been the part of the comic series where less than stellar authors have driven the series into the ground and the editors are getting ready to either do a big multi issue crossover, leading to a reboot.

@  Bass X0 : (09 August 2020 - 02:28 PM)

At this point I've just decided to consider 2020 "not canon."

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 02:18 PM)

'member Pepperidge Farm?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 August 2020 - 02:10 PM)

Before the 'member berries there was Pepperidge farm. Pepperidge farm remembers.

@  OverDrive73 : (09 August 2020 - 12:21 PM)

>>>Shameless Plug<<< FYI. posted the last part of Quest for Tires in Allspark Pictures

@  SG Roadbuster : (08 August 2020 - 01:53 PM)

@Nevermore yes.

@  Nevermore : (08 August 2020 - 09:11 AM)

Is $30 a good deal for Subscription Service Breakdown?

@  Trpodeca : (08 August 2020 - 06:24 AM)

Oh dear God no. Twitter has changed it's default layout to the terrible new one. Why waste so much space on the left?

@  Steevy Maximus : (07 August 2020 - 08:28 PM)

@Bass X0, yeah, the Joe comic got REALLY solid in the upper 20s to the Cobra Civil War. It's interesting to see how well the Joe comic has aged relative to the cartoon. Where as I feel the opposite is true of Transformers


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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

#31 Mighty Maximal

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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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