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@  Benbot : (18 November 2019 - 04:01 PM)

And a good boy

@  Liege : (18 November 2019 - 09:19 AM)

Hound is at least a very good toy.

@  ThunderWear : (18 November 2019 - 09:11 AM)

Hound is the only other one that even comes close to Chromia in my area, and he ships in two separate waves.

@  Liege : (18 November 2019 - 08:58 AM)

This might be how they finally get rid of all the Chromias. I've not seen a shelfwarmer like that in ages.

@  RichardT1977 : (17 November 2019 - 08:26 PM)

It's a good deal if you want a full set of Refraktor (and if they have them at your location)

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 November 2019 - 04:43 PM)

Here we can buy two and get one free, but at least two of them are gonna be the same toy, because lol distribution.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2019 - 01:01 PM)

In the U.K., it’s more like you but two, you only get one given how expensive they are.

@  RichardT1977 : (17 November 2019 - 11:38 AM)

Transformers are Buy 2 Get 1 free at Target this week.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2019 - 04:29 AM)

2019 has been one long South Park episode.

@  Sjogre : (16 November 2019 - 10:46 PM)

Okay, that actually sounds pretty fun.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 November 2019 - 12:49 PM)

It was set in the forties, featured Nazi's as the villains and had Kiko fight mostly Ice Age animals and a mythical dragon that now ruled the island guarding Kongs treasure.

@  Paladin : (15 November 2019 - 11:37 AM)

and it was ALSO eleven hours long.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 November 2019 - 10:55 AM)

In a alternate reality Peter Jackson made Son of Kong.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 November 2019 - 09:30 AM)

To be fair to boba: everyone else to go into the sarlacc was a sacrifice. Stripped almost naked and tossed, and didn't have body armor, a jetpack and a weapon.

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 November 2019 - 06:54 AM)

Nah, he just has to keep up his plot insurance payments so he can shoot his way out of the Sarlacc again.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 November 2019 - 02:59 AM)

Funny, but everyone knows he bounty hunts for Jabba Hutt to finance his 'Vette.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 November 2019 - 02:54 AM)

Okay.. Not sure why.. but streaming is harder than jsut playing the game.. even though that's pretty much what I was doing.

@  Xellos : (14 November 2019 - 06:47 PM)

What type of vehicle does Boba Fett use for time travel? A Man-DeLorean.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 03:55 PM)

Admittedly, it's been a long time since I've been to a walk-in clinic, as I tend not to get sick (and the one time I do every 4-5 years, I prefer just riding it out at home), but the last time I went I'm pretty sure you could just show up, no appointment. It may be different in Quebec,though

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:36 PM)

One thing to note about health insurance in Germany is that we have a two-class system: mandatory health insurance is basically the economy class, while private health insurance is the business class.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:32 PM)

My local doctor is actually a shared office with several doctors where you will get randomly assigned to one of the doctors available that day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:30 PM)

Also, employers are required by law to cover part of their employees' health insurance fees, so I only have to pay my part.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 02:28 PM)

Basic examinations and sick notes (known as "work-inability certificates" in Germany) for the employer are covered by our health insurances by default.

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 November 2019 - 12:02 PM)

Around here, we can go to a walk-in clinic whenever, but might have to wait in the queue until there's a doctor available, which can take hours on a busy day. And then hope our insurance will cover anything.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 November 2019 - 07:38 AM)

There actually are a good number of clinics around here: but the walk ins require an appointment (what?) and are only done once a week. IF you can get an appointment, you see a doctor usually within 40 minutes, but good luck getting the appointment.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

Depending on the day.

@  Nevermore : (14 November 2019 - 03:35 AM)

We have family doctors (called "house doctors") with regular office hours where you may need an hour or two of waiting time.

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 November 2019 - 12:50 AM)

Two weeks? That seems a little long; are there not a lot of walk-in clinics around you?

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 07:01 PM)

Does germany make it quick and easy to see a doctor too? Cause an emergency doctor visit can take two weeks out here, and an emergency ROOM visit can take 18-24 hours.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:43 PM)

(Good thing is, under German law, if you call in sick during your vacation and see a doctor immediately, you get to keep your vacation days.)

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:42 PM)

Too bad. My plans wee to do two more overtime hours before having my last day of vacation for the year on Friday. Oh well.

@  Nevermore : (13 November 2019 - 06:41 PM)

So I'm currently on medical leave for a particularly stupid reason: Burned my back with a hot-water bag while sleeping last night. Though the doctor said I'm hardly the first person to have this happen to them.

@  Patch : (13 November 2019 - 06:11 PM)

Just a particularly odious example of the 90s era of depicting transgender women as either the subject of crude humor, or "Jerry Springer" material.

@  Ashley : (13 November 2019 - 04:55 PM)

I think Ace Ventura legit contributed to me spending years in self denial. I will never be ok with Jim Carrey.

@  Benbot : (13 November 2019 - 01:22 PM)

I thought he since changed his tune.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 November 2019 - 12:51 PM)

Jim Carry Paladin?

@  Maximus Ambus : (13 November 2019 - 12:22 PM)

Don't doubt what he can do. Sonic the Hedgehog!

@  Paladin : (13 November 2019 - 11:51 AM)

not giving a dime to a transphobic antivaxxer.

@  wonko the sane? : (13 November 2019 - 11:25 AM)

It'll be a terrible movie if jim carrey phones it in. Otherwise it should be decent.

@  Paladin : (13 November 2019 - 10:45 AM)

sonics' still gonna be a terrible movie but at least they whined loud enough to make him look passable for a 2-minute trailer. "yay."

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:37 AM)

But of course to annoying people there's no such thing as different decisions made for different reasons, there is only "I like it so it's right" and "I don't like it so it's wrong."

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:35 AM)

Even if we pretend it's objective truth that they were both bad, then they were bad in very different ways.

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 November 2019 - 10:33 AM)

Sonic's previous movie design looked genuinely bad. The Transformers '07 designs just looked insufficiently like what certain loud and obnoxious parts of the fandom think Transformers are required to always look like.

@  Otaku : (13 November 2019 - 08:50 AM)

Um... Purple Monkey Dishwasher?

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 November 2019 - 08:25 AM)

Do we really need to have Every Movie Transformer Thread Ever in the Squawkbox?

@  Bass X0 : (13 November 2019 - 08:13 AM)

Sure it made money but that doesn’t mean it has appealing character designs. Lot of god awful fugly faces in the Transformers movies.

@  Otaku : (12 November 2019 - 08:25 PM)

@Liege My issue with Transformers (2007) were elements I thought were unnecessary.  I know it was supposed to just be a joke, but I didn't ever need to hear about "Sam's Happy Time". >.> Which, being in awe of the first "live action" TF-film, didn't even register until I'd already purchased and watched it on DVD a few times (after seeing it in theaters 3 times).

@  Liege : (12 November 2019 - 08:22 PM)

For all the Bayisms in the 07 movie, it was tempered by Spielberg as producer. Designs aside it was an enjoyable popcorn blockbuster about a boy and his first car who happens to be an alien from another planet. They sequels are just Bay going unchecked after he proved how much bank he could bring in.

@  TM2-Megatron : (12 November 2019 - 07:12 PM)

I didn't find the designs in the '07 movie to be that bad, personally. What got really offputting was how Cybertronians in general become such huge a-holes in the later films; the designs were very much secondary to their horrible personalities

@  Sabrblade : (12 November 2019 - 06:59 PM)

And yet, Transformers still broke the bank at the box office, opened up the brand to a whole new generation of fans, shot the brand up to mainstream appeal, and enabled all kinds of new collector-oriented lines and other avenues to come about. Not saying Sonic's movie will do the same for his series, but the 2007 TF movie certainly did more good than harm.


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#1 Wildwade

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Posted 21 April 2015 - 09:15 PM

After Combiner Wars...comes...

 

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Posted 21 April 2015 - 09:19 PM

Cyclonus' avatar is hugging amazing

 

And Velocitron! Where's Override?

 

OH BOY COSMOS VS SOUNDWAVE

 

And a one-shot for the Fans Poll Combiner is neat.

 

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Posted 21 April 2015 - 09:29 PM

They might as well have called it "Attack on Combiner" and given the girls 3D maneuvering devices.  :p
 
Chromia will be able to use RID Warrior Bumblebee's sword just fine, but I wonder how they'll accomplish making Arcee hold Ultimate BH Prime's sword; it'll either require a hand retool or a new handle.
 
Maybe they'll just make a new mold for the sword using most of the same CAD design. Without resizing, that sword would be obscenely huge for Arcee; well beyond FFVII Cloud level of stupidly huge.

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Posted 21 April 2015 - 09:44 PM

"Cosmos Unleashed" is a phrase I thought I'd never hear. Loving it, and so excited for that issue.

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Posted 21 April 2015 - 09:49 PM

Wait, Windblade isn't ending after Combiner Wars?  We have 3 Ongoings now?

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Posted 21 April 2015 - 09:52 PM


I've really wanted to see G1 Arcee done in Prime Arcee's colors. This isn't that but it's pretty cool and striking.

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#7 Tyranno

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Posted 21 April 2015 - 09:52 PM

Can we please get something else to parody other than that JLI cover?

 

The last one was already annoying. This has run the joke into the damn ground.


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Posted 21 April 2015 - 09:55 PM


No, with all swerve and the repeating "after" credits on the cover this has meta'd the joke to a new level.

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Posted 21 April 2015 - 09:56 PM

I hope "Giant Cleaver Sword" becomes a thing in this franchise, like, this specific sword design, continually popping up in different places in Transformers.


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Posted 21 April 2015 - 09:57 PM

Casey Coller is not one of the artists I automatically think of when I think of "Transformers comic artists I like" but he is a very competent artist. Which among Transformers comic artists is often higher praise than it should be. I really like that cover.

 

I continue to like Tramontano's art, too, although Strongarm's looking a little too '90s T-Shirt Of Looney Tunes Characters Dressed As Hip-Hop Enthusiasts for my tastes. Doesn't feel right for her character.


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#11 Tyranno

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Posted 21 April 2015 - 10:15 PM

Like I said back when they did this last time, it'd bother me less if it were their joke.

 

But it's not. It's really just appropriating someone else's funny thing.


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"Disabled people dont have special needs. We have very reasonable human needs. Our needs include freedom from abuse, violence, and mistreatment, the right to autonomy and self-direction, the right to represent ourselves, equal opportunity for education and employment, the right to accommodation, and societal inclusion and acceptance.

The need for accommodation isnt a special need. Its a basic human right. Its a leveling of the playing field that allows us the same opportunities and chances as non-disabled people."


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Posted 21 April 2015 - 10:24 PM

That really isn't how I pictured Cyclonus at all, but no big deal really.


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Posted 21 April 2015 - 10:26 PM

Sorry Razorsaw, but now that they've done the joke 3 times too many the only way to save face is to do it 5 more times so that it becomes a nonjoke that went full circle into funny again!



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Posted 21 April 2015 - 10:40 PM

I feel Fixit looks entirely too badass on Travis Sengaus's cover.

But that's my only issue with it - it's a great cover.

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Posted 21 April 2015 - 10:44 PM

Wait, Windblade isn't ending after Combiner Wars?  We have 3 Ongoings now?

WOW

Four. Despite the fact that it is taking a long time to come out, TF vs. Joe is still technically an ongoing



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Posted 22 April 2015 - 12:33 AM

Wait, Windblade isn't ending after Combiner Wars?  We have 3 Ongoings now?

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We've... uh... known that awhile. Scott confirmed it a couple months back.

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Posted 22 April 2015 - 03:20 AM

Cyclonus' avatar is... well, gaudy is probably too mellow of a word to describe it. And a horde of Swerves!

Living evil planet, eh? Doubt it's Unicron, but who knows.

 

 

 

COMBINER WARS FALLOUT! Because you demanded it—WINDBLADE and CHROMIA team up with ARCEE to put an end to the menace of the COMBINER WARS—but will they end each other first?!

 

I sure as heck didn't demand this. Probably no-one ever did, but hey, why not advertise the three female toys together, eh?

 

So, Arcee gets a Nemesis repaint? She probably went over to the Prime dimension, killed BH Optimus and stole his sword, by the looks of it.

 

And a new combiner revealed... and probably promptly killed off by Arcee, no doubt.

 

 

 

They might as well have called it "Attack on Combiner" and given the girls 3D maneuvering devices.  :p

 

Chromia will be able to use RID Warrior Bumblebee's sword just fine, but I wonder how they'll accomplish making Arcee hold Ultimate BH Prime's sword; it'll either require a hand retool or a new handle.

 

Maybe they'll just make a new mold for the sword using most of the same CAD design. Without resizing, that sword would be obscenely huge for Arcee; well beyond FFIV Cloud level of stupidly huge.

 

What makes you think they will repaint/re-release the toys? Arcee has new paint apps but not the others.


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Posted 22 April 2015 - 03:29 AM

Not noticing Chromia's largely gray instead of blue now, I can understand, but Windblade's new colors are kind of readily apparent, are they not?  



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Posted 22 April 2015 - 03:47 AM

I guess Combiner Hunters will probably be timed to come out the Wednesday before or after Hasbro's SDCC presentation.

And those redecoes from the covers will be an SDCC-exclusive three-pack, I'd wager.

Also, not a fan of that holoavatar. Very overdesigned, if you ask me, like some flamboyant anime villain. I've felt the same about most of Milne's avatar designs, unlike Guidi's inside #13.

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#20 Vexwing

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Posted 22 April 2015 - 03:56 AM

What makes you think they will repaint/re-release the toys? Arcee has new paint apps but not the others.



What Walky said. And the planet is probably Deathsaurus' warworld.

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