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Batamarangutan.

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Batamarang

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Batmeese.

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Batmae.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 February 2017 - 02:41 PM)

I think it's pronounced "batman incorporated"...

@  D Immortalis : (23 February 2017 - 02:41 PM)

Batmans is more fun to say but i think, sadly, its batmen

@  Bass X0 : (23 February 2017 - 02:36 PM)

Is the plural of Batman Batmans or Batmen?

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I'd be excited if it were within the realm of affordability.

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Transmetal or GTFO

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@  Crypt : (23 February 2017 - 09:41 AM)

Anyone else excited about that Prime 1 Studio BW Megatron? It looks amazing

@  unitremover : (22 February 2017 - 09:36 PM)

I haven't been up there in a while but one of the Walmarts around here still has AOE deluxes out. Some of the CVSs do too.

@  wonko the sane? : (22 February 2017 - 09:34 PM)

It's been the same thing in local stores for ages up here.

@  BlackMax : (22 February 2017 - 09:33 PM)

One near me is the same - I swear they have over forty Deluxes there, all from many months ago.

@  Telly : (22 February 2017 - 07:43 PM)

my walmart finally filled those empty tr pegs. and of course its a mix of waves one and 2 (wave 1.5?)

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 February 2017 - 07:11 PM)

Got Highbrow, Skullcrusher, Scourge, and Chromedome for $5 a piece

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 February 2017 - 07:10 PM)

My Walmart had a Generations Rattrap hanging for the past 2 and a half years, and in trying to clearance it, inadvertently marked down the entire Generations Deluxe assortment.

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 February 2017 - 07:09 PM)

A shelf warmer's ultimate revenge: being around long enough that in trying to clearance it...the store marks down the entire SKU!

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 February 2017 - 07:59 AM)

Eh, he would've gotten beaten up if the government sent just about anyone.

@  Pennpenn : (22 February 2017 - 07:56 AM)

Regardless, literally everything I've ever seen (and a lot on tfwiki) attributes Megatron's slide into violence to Whirl beating him up while in custody. Maybe not like flicking a switch but Megatron's line "You made me. You taught me words were weightless without force" kinda spells it out.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 February 2017 - 07:38 AM)

I'm not sure if there even was a specific turning point, but he didn't seem kill happy yet when he was with Terminus, and that was after Whirl beating him up.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 February 2017 - 07:24 AM)

It was also before any sort of uprising or him actually doing much of anything.

@  Pennpenn : (22 February 2017 - 07:20 AM)

I mean, the whole thing didn't start as "the great war". It was an uprising that eventually morphed into a the war.

@  Pennpenn : (22 February 2017 - 07:17 AM)

Yeah, of course it's before the war, Whirl beating Megatron while he was in custody was the tipping point that made Megatron turn violent.

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again

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Forgot this wasn't a search bar

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hascon

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 February 2017 - 05:12 AM)

But the thing with Whirl was before he started the war.

@  Pennpenn : (22 February 2017 - 03:28 AM)

Like so many awful things in that universe, it's basically Whirl's fault.

@  Telly : (22 February 2017 - 12:51 AM)

for about 10 minutes. then he got all kill happy

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 February 2017 - 10:27 PM)

Wouldn't IDW Megatron kind of count since his main reason for instigating the Great War was to overthrow the Functionist social order?

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(I haven't read IDW at all please don't sue me)

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Tyrest? He was chief justice, even :p

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I kinda want an Autobot to have the function of "Social Justice Warrior".

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Even we have limits.

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Good. But let's agree not to do one for Tecumseh.

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Shitting Bull.

@  Robowang : (21 February 2017 - 11:54 AM)

or spending a lot of time taking a Squatto?

@  Robowang : (21 February 2017 - 11:49 AM)

nice

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Just hope it's clean or you'll be meeting Pukeahontas.

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Snackajawea - REAL Native American food prepackaged for your snacking pleasure!

@  Pennpenn : (19 February 2017 - 04:03 AM)

Oh wait, figured it out. Doi...

@  Pennpenn : (19 February 2017 - 04:02 AM)

I'm kinda disappointed how they messed up Legion Bisk's hands so that his front wheels can't roll.

@  RichardT1977 : (19 February 2017 - 12:45 AM)

One of the Walmarts near me has some pegs full of Wave 1 TR deluxes.

@  Paladin : (18 February 2017 - 09:39 PM)

https://twitter.com/autobase_aichi/status/833142409005391872 ....is that an MP DINOBOT teaser?!?!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 February 2017 - 09:35 PM)

Yeah, never seen a Titans Return Hot Rod

@  LBD "Nyt... : (18 February 2017 - 08:58 PM)

Or Hot Rod. D=

@  LBD "Nyt... : (18 February 2017 - 08:58 PM)

Wow, seriously? I don't think I've even seen him here. =(


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#41 Rust

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Posted 11 May 2015 - 10:03 PM

 

 



Silly Mystique makeup, how so?

 

She's naked. Even at the time of the first film, the justification for such was flimsy.

 

 

I actually kind of liked Magneto's reasoning regarding that in First Class: "Have you ever looked at a tiger and thought you ought to cover it up?"

 

It's very Magneto, if nothing else.

 

 

Oh, agreed. Plus, it gets you a blue naked chick to hang out with you.

 

It was much easier to shape shift a nude person than a clothed one in 2000.

 

Uh-huh. Suuuuure it was. Nothing to do with getting a model to play Mystique, or the average demographic of comic readers.


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Posted 11 May 2015 - 10:18 PM

It was much easier to shape shift a nude person than a clothed one in 2000.

 

But everyone she shape-shifted into was clothed.


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Posted 11 May 2015 - 11:19 PM

Yeah that always mystified me.

 

Especially the reasoning.

 

If the entire planet is Talky Tawny then yeah you put on some damn clothes.



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Posted 12 May 2015 - 12:28 AM

I liked Magneto's First Class explanation, but let's not pretend it originated for any reason other than "Rebecca Romijn is a handsome lady and we'd like to sell a lot of movie tickets."



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Posted 12 May 2015 - 03:00 AM

 

 



Silly Mystique makeup, how so?

 

She's naked. Even at the time of the first film, the justification for such was flimsy.

 

 

I actually kind of liked Magneto's reasoning regarding that in First Class: "Have you ever looked at a tiger and thought you ought to cover it up?"

 

It's very Magneto, if nothing else.

 

So why does he wear clothes all the time?


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Posted 12 May 2015 - 12:49 PM

Well going from nude to clothed was easier than going from clothed to clothed.  If you believe the production team that is.




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Posted 12 May 2015 - 04:12 PM

 

 

 



Silly Mystique makeup, how so?

 

She's naked. Even at the time of the first film, the justification for such was flimsy.

 

 

I actually kind of liked Magneto's reasoning regarding that in First Class: "Have you ever looked at a tiger and thought you ought to cover it up?"

 

It's very Magneto, if nothing else.

 

So why does he wear clothes all the time?

 

 

Because there's nothing special about the way he looks. He just looks like any other dude. Mystique is wholly unique looking, unquestionably beautiful, and basically a perfect physical/aesthetic example of Magneto's belief in mutant superiority. I like to think he'd tell Nightcrawler or Colossus the same thing.



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Posted 12 May 2015 - 04:21 PM

"Would you put pants on the statue of David? Unveil your giant metal dong, my brother!"


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Posted 12 May 2015 - 04:35 PM

"Would you put pants on the statue of David? nveil your giant metal dong, my brother!"

 

Bryan Singer just read this and is planning reshoots accordingly.



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Posted 12 May 2015 - 10:42 PM


Isn't Colossus in the Deadpool movie? That line sounds perfect for a Deadpool movie.

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Posted 14 May 2015 - 07:22 PM

http://www.denofgeek...ne-with-magneto


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Posted 14 May 2015 - 07:30 PM

I hope that's true, because Fassbender as Magneto is the best part of the retro X-movies. I could have watched two solid hours of him killing ex-Nazis like he did in First Class.



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Posted 15 May 2015 - 06:34 AM

I hope that's true, because Fassbender as Magneto is the best part of the retro X-movies. I could have watched two solid hours of him killing ex-Nazis like he did in First Class.

Yup, same here.  Those were some of my favorites scenes in First Class.

 

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Posted 13 July 2015 - 01:27 AM

I didn't even realize they showed a trailer for this (guess it was hugely overshadowed by Deadpool), but here's the leak:

 

http://www.eastcoast...ilerdropsonline

 

Looks quite good. I'm excited to see where this franchise can go now, free of the need to match up with the "future" movies.

 

The huge cast is explained by

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Posted 13 July 2015 - 05:45 AM

Seem's to be going with a very 'ultimate x-men' take on apocalypse power.

 

..not sure I'm ok with that

 

However, I do like a more talkative apocalypse for a change


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Posted 14 July 2015 - 10:54 AM

Was that Storm with a mohawk I see in the trailer?

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Posted 14 July 2015 - 11:01 AM

Era-appropriate, too! I thought that was a nice touch.
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Posted 14 July 2015 - 12:22 PM

Yeah that's one of the best parts I could tell (watching it on that crappy recording with the sound turned off).  :D




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Posted 14 July 2015 - 05:00 PM

"Would you put pants on the statue of David? nveil your giant metal dong, my brother!"

 
Bryan Singer just read this and is planning reshoots accordingly.
Colossus is too old for him. Singer's more into first-meeting-Raven Charles.

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Posted 14 July 2015 - 05:26 PM

 

 



Silly Mystique makeup, how so?

 

She's naked. Even at the time of the first film, the justification for such was flimsy.

 

 

I actually kind of liked Magneto's reasoning regarding that in First Class: "Have you ever looked at a tiger and thought you ought to cover it up?"

 

It's very Magneto, if nothing else.

 

From a mechanical standpoint, it also makes some sense.  No Fantastic Four-style unstable molecules here.  It makes sense for Mystique to be able to shapeshift her skin to look like clothes, but to transmogrify one uniform into another?  Cotton into silk?  Polyester into leather?


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