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@  Bass X0 : (20 May 2019 - 11:16 AM)

SEND THE BOOKS!!

@  Cybersnark : (20 May 2019 - 08:52 AM)

So, now that Game of Thrones is over, when can we get back to The Dragon Prince?

@  unluckiness : (20 May 2019 - 12:19 AM)

Like, half of them nowadays are montages of tweet screencaps from the writer's inbox

@  unluckiness : (20 May 2019 - 12:18 AM)

lol you expected integrity from internet news

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 11:33 PM)

I'm mostly confused how news sites went from "Analysing all the amazingness of Game of Thrones" to "Fans sure don't like this season!", like... way to prioritize clicks over a solid editorial opinion

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 11:30 PM)

[and there's a recurring setting of a "derelict industrial site"] is this like the Toei Quarry?

@  MEDdMI : (19 May 2019 - 11:17 PM)

@Foffy and then that giant lasagna just tipped over and killed everyone, to be later known as the infamous Bad Monday event.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 PM)

Ahahaha!!! Go read the reactions for yourself. To say anything more here risks spoiling the finale for subscribing Allsparkers, the quality of this season notwithstanding.

@  Foffy : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 PM)

pretty wild how heathcliff was in the game of thrones finale, i was not expecting that crossover

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 10:48 PM)

were they still super pissed?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 May 2019 - 10:48 PM)

Well, as someone who is not into Game of Thrones, it sure was entertaining to open up social media this evening to unexpectedly see headlines about fan reactions to the finale. Lmao.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:12 PM)

But it's also a SUPER-well known location in my region, so these extensive exterior shots without any post production alterations completely ruin the illusion for me.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:11 PM)

I mean, I get why they did it: It's an existing location that fits the purpose, it's open for the public, and they had to shoot some scenes in my home state anyway to due a subsidizing deal.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:09 PM)

Needless to say, it's not in Berlin, and even what's seen onscreen is waaaaay too modern for something that's supposed to exist in 1929 (even moreso as a derelict site in 1929). The structures seen haven't even been built until the 1960s!

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:07 PM)

I'm currently in the process of watching season 2 of Babylon Berlin, and there's a recurring setting of a "derelict industrial site" or whatever it's supposed to be on the show, and I easily recognize it as a place only a few minutes from where I live (it's actually a former ironworks site that's been turned into a public park).

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:52 PM)

Ever since I went to Japan last year, I have friend who dread watching anime with me due to that...

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:51 PM)

Not hugely, but I am the type to notice places once I have been there and say "Hey, I've been there!"

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2019 - 05:50 PM)

Half of new york city (on tape.) is actually montreal.

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 05:50 PM)

I watched Death Wish 5 last night and clearly recognized Toronto streets; didn't pull me out of Bronson's 1-man war on drugs or fashion or whatever it was that pissed him off that time

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 05:49 PM)

it's nice to finally be thought of as exotic by somebody! lol

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 05:48 PM)

In an "I cannot possibly make my brain ignore the location I'm familiar with and pretend it's whatever the story claims it is" way?

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 05:42 PM)

Question for those of you living in exotic locations such as the US or the UK: If you watch a movie or a TV show that features a real-life location as a stand-in for someplace else, and you recognize the real-life location due to having been there in person, does that pull you out of the story?

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:15 PM)

Maybe you should have installed macOS in your house instead.

@  Noideaforaname : (19 May 2019 - 04:40 PM)

Nothing like coming home after a long day to find a bird in the house. And then once you sit down for a well-earned rest after leading the bird back outside, you find it had a friend. A friend who *really* doesn't understand how windows work...

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 May 2019 - 01:26 PM)

Bingo. The big polls don't tell people what's actually happening because that doesn't sell.

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 AM)

IIRC there are good polls but data is easily manipulated so they give people what they want to hear

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2019 - 10:58 AM)

The only way to get people interested in politics is to make into reality TV. So they lie to do it.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 May 2019 - 01:38 AM)

Yeah, polling these days is garbage.

@  Sean Whitmore : (18 May 2019 - 11:53 PM)

Well, he was an honest man. He wasn’t gonna lie to a 5-year-old.

@  Paladin : (18 May 2019 - 08:34 PM)

Grandfather once said to me, "I'm going upstairs and hug your grandma."

@  Sabrblade : (18 May 2019 - 07:08 PM)

Mama always said that you can tell a lot 'bout a person from 'is shoes...

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 May 2019 - 03:54 PM)

Life is like a box of chocolates. Stay out of the sun or melt into a pile of gross slop.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 May 2019 - 10:26 AM)

Greasy, disappointing and still managing to be over priced?

@  Lancer : (18 May 2019 - 10:22 AM)

... Yes, it is!

@  Noideaforaname : (18 May 2019 - 09:48 AM)

Life's a fillet of fish!

@  unluckiness : (18 May 2019 - 08:53 AM)

ow the edge

@  Paladin : (18 May 2019 - 07:03 AM)

a reminder that life is an unrepentant hellscape where everyone & everything you know will eventually betray you.

@  Pennpenn : (18 May 2019 - 06:45 AM)

You know, this election is what has finally broken me of any confidence at any point of pre-polling data. I mean, it's always been sketchy, but this is just... aaaargh!

@  Pennpenn : (18 May 2019 - 06:08 AM)

I was going to make an Auspol election thread in P&R, but the outcome so far has made me feel physically ill.

@  Gamma V : (18 May 2019 - 03:28 AM)

Haven't been here in a long time.

@  Pennpenn : (18 May 2019 - 03:16 AM)

I have heard that, it's rather disappointing. Ah, maybe they'll just leech each others stores of "awful racist vote" and not go anywhere.

@  Trpodeca : (17 May 2019 - 11:09 PM)

I voted. Boy there are a worrying amount of parties which sound like fascists.

@  Pennpenn : (17 May 2019 - 06:55 PM)

For those in Australia, it is a federal election today. Go Vote! It's Mandatory!

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 May 2019 - 04:19 PM)

Humor? I 'ardly know 'or!

@  wonko the sane? : (17 May 2019 - 03:51 PM)

I was intemately familiar with humour... but she just wanted to be friends...

@  Maximus Ambus : (17 May 2019 - 12:10 PM)

BZT Time out! Time out! Time ooooooouuuuuut!!!

@  unluckiness : (17 May 2019 - 08:23 AM)

Yes. Are you familiar with humor?

@  Sabrblade : (17 May 2019 - 07:50 AM)

You are familiar with The Room, yes?

@  unluckiness : (17 May 2019 - 01:14 AM)

nah, tuxedos are formal wear

@  Sabrblade : (16 May 2019 - 10:38 PM)

*...while dressed in a tuxedo*


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#1 Verity Carlo

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:00 PM

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This is a massive improvement over the FOC Onslaught Mold, I think.
 


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#2 Confuzor

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:02 PM

I can dig it!



#3 ▲ndrusi

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:02 PM

I hope we continue to get Impactor toys every few years, and every single one of them is a combiner component that isn't compatible with any of the others.

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:03 PM

RID Ultra Magnus into Impactor or bust!

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:05 PM

Now we just need someone to make a 5mm drill accessory so we can replicate pre-war IDW Impactor!


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#6 Verity Carlo

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:05 PM

Apparently this year the mystery figure's a deluxe as well.

 

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#7 Broadside

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:07 PM

Huh.

So the "confirmation" that it was going to be a Legends class was a load of bunk?

(still hoping for Sideways from Takara Groove)


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#8 Aberration

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:18 PM

Now we just need someone to make a 5mm drill accessory so we can replicate pre-war IDW Impactor!


Would that Minicon from the Power Core Combiners line work?

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:20 PM

Not bad.

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:27 PM

I'm digging it.


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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:32 PM


Ehh...? It looks nice I guess... I mean it's a weird day when an Impactor toy isn't exciting but since we just not long ago got a repaint Deluxe Combiner Impactor with a new head I can't bring myself to care too much about another of the exact same thing.


-ZacWilliam, I feel like they should have gone with some other obscure long wanted character. Flame maybe?
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#12 Chris McFeely

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:36 PM

DANG, that's clever with the hand and all. I wasn't planning to get next year's sub, but now, maybe...


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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:38 PM

MY ATTENTION U HAVE IT


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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:38 PM

That's really great. The existing one was just okay, and only really passable because hey, Impactor...even though the colors were all wrong and the mold was bad. 

 

This is a huge improvement. I'm a fan. 



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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:40 PM

Not bad but they really should have gone for a new weapon. Still cool, though I'm pretty happy with the FoC version

#16 Walky

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:42 PM

okay everyone pretend you can't see his sculpted right hand



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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:43 PM

I agree that the mounted weapon works out nicely (Shapeways harpoon in 3, 2, 1...) but I feel like just straight-up pretending the sculpted right hand doesn't exist looks a little goofy.

But, yeah, overall, this is really nice. May well try and pick him up on the secondary market to hang out with T30 Springer.

#18 General Tekno

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:44 PM

Looks good; was planning on getting the MMC one anyway but since I want the Mayhem Attack Squad this is a nice bonus.

 

The "IGNORE ME!" approach of not painting the right hand does feel silly too; I concur there.


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#19 Verity Carlo

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:47 PM

Maybe it's like, the robot equivalent of a wooden hand or something.


 

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Posted 21 July 2015 - 02:48 PM

Pretty nice.