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@  tigerhawk : (12 January 2021 - 12:10 PM)

My Super Collection Megatron always had two left legs and I just discovered my Thrilling 30 Crosscut has two right hips.

@  Nevermore : (11 January 2021 - 07:56 PM)

Fortunately, it's only Netflix Hound, so not really much of a loss here.

@  Nevermore : (11 January 2021 - 07:55 PM)

So it's been a while since I've had a misassembled Transformers toy.

@  Echowarrior : (11 January 2021 - 10:02 AM)

More Micromasters would be welcome.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 January 2021 - 06:15 AM)

Instructions unclear, have more sports cars.

@  tigerhawk : (11 January 2021 - 01:57 AM)

Or they could make the other Micromasters of the teams they half assed.

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 January 2021 - 11:20 PM)

There should be a box set of eight Stakeouts.

@  Bass X0 : (10 January 2021 - 08:27 PM)

There should be a box-set of Thrust, Dirge and Ramjet. But I'm not expecting it.

@  Nevermore : (10 January 2021 - 07:51 PM)

I hope there are re-releases this year!

@  tigerhawk : (10 January 2021 - 03:59 PM)

I hope there's rereleases of Earthrise Ramjet, Dirge and Ratchet next year.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 January 2021 - 07:51 AM)

Oh no, he was loved. I'd argue he could have had a better life physically, but he was loved. Deeply.

@  Telly : (08 January 2021 - 01:42 AM)

as long s/he gave love and was loved, it was a good life

@  Echowarrior : (07 January 2021 - 11:10 PM)

Poor puppy. Poor kid.

@  CORVUS : (07 January 2021 - 03:04 PM)

My condolences :(

@  wonko the sane? : (07 January 2021 - 10:45 AM)

So: My sisters dog just had a heart attack and died... while her 12 year old son was walking him. Welcome to 2021 everybody!

@  Dekafox : (04 January 2021 - 07:24 PM)

Except they're Deceptican'ts usually.

@  Devcon : (04 January 2021 - 05:17 PM)

Depending on which dub: Either Decepticons or Decepticans.

@  Bass X0 : (04 January 2021 - 05:03 PM)

Deception is the French word for disappointment. What does that make the Decepticons in France?

@  Echowarrior : (03 January 2021 - 11:29 PM)

We're just tiny little specks, about the size of Mickey Rooney.

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 January 2021 - 04:33 PM)

It's a great big universe, and we're all really puny.

@  Rycochet : (03 January 2021 - 01:30 PM)

That's orbiting at nineteen miles a second, so it's reckoned, a sun that is the source of all our power

@  Rycochet : (03 January 2021 - 01:30 PM)

Just remember that you're standing on a planet that's evolving and revolving at nine hundred miles an hour.

@  TM2-Megatron : (02 January 2021 - 11:57 PM)

relative to the speed that it's swirling around the centre of the galaxy, its rotation is fairly slow

@  PlutoniumBoss : (02 January 2021 - 09:31 PM)

I'd like to make myself believe that planet Earth turns slowly.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 January 2021 - 07:21 PM)

The Earth moving gave us 2021.

@  ▲ndrusi : (02 January 2021 - 10:50 AM)

It does that.

@  tigerhawk : (02 January 2021 - 10:11 AM)

I think the Earth is moving.

@  Nevermore : (02 January 2021 - 06:35 AM)

Sunday evenings are awesome. Looking at the clock at 8 PM and thinking "I still have plenty of time before going to bed..."

@  Nevermore : (02 January 2021 - 06:33 AM)

Now I've been working permanent late shift for almost three years. Don't regret it one bit. One of the rare cases where the needs of the company overlap with my own preferences.

@  Nevermore : (02 January 2021 - 06:32 AM)

Before the permanent late shift was introduced three years ago (which I volunteered for as soon as the form became available), I always tended to plan my vacation for early shift weeks. Since the majority of the people in most departments prefer to work early shift and thus tended to plan their vacation for late shift weeks, there were usually enough slots available for me to get my request fulfilled.

@  TM2-Megatron : (01 January 2021 - 05:26 PM)

I was promoted last December, so this past year is my first with the company where I've been able to get whatever vacation I wanted. Instead of competing with 100 other people, there's now only 1 (out of 3 others who share my job) that's been in the building longer than me, and so has first dibs at weeks. It's pretty easy to work it out between ourselves before we give in our requests, though

@  TM2-Megatron : (01 January 2021 - 05:24 PM)

But there's also departments to consider, since we have a varieity of types of machines and not everyone is qualified to run everything. Altogether, there are a lot of ways you can get screwed

@  TM2-Megatron : (01 January 2021 - 05:21 PM)

So a few of the same rules, a few different ones. For regular employees, requests need to be in by January 15th. If they are, those are doled out based on seniority. You're only guaranteed 2 weeks in "prime time" (basically June, July, August). Anything submitted after January 15th is given out first come, first served based on availability

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (01 January 2021 - 02:39 PM)

So who said "Jumanji!"?

@  TheMightyMol... : (01 January 2021 - 08:20 AM)

I knew a woman at Target who was forced to use up her vacation time before she could qualify for maternity leave. Then they denied the leave because she technically hadn't been at work for two weeks beforehand.

@  Nevermore : (01 January 2021 - 04:21 AM)

Also, if you become sick during your vacation and you turn in a doctor's sick note, it means that you don't lose your vacation days, because according to the law, vacation is intended for recreation, not for recovery from sickness or injury.

@  Nevermore : (01 January 2021 - 04:00 AM)

Another priority is "vacation request for the next year turned in before the deadline". Like, you missed the deadline, you have to make do with what's left.

@  Nevermore : (01 January 2021 - 03:59 AM)

No, they prioritize vacation during school holidays for employees with school-age children. Also, only three of the six weeks during the summer holidays per employee so a larger number of employees can get their requests fulfilled.

@  TM2-Megatron : (31 December 2020 - 08:14 PM)

like, not company-wide, obviously, but by facility

@  TM2-Megatron : (31 December 2020 - 08:14 PM)

That's actually not bad at all for such a large company. Do they prioritize vacation by seniority?

@  Nevermore : (31 December 2020 - 08:11 PM)

In my nine years with Amazon, only one of my vacation requests (not counting requests for single days) has ever been denied (with an alternate option offered for a mere week later). It might have helped that I have always tended to plan my vacation against the grain.

@  Nevermore : (31 December 2020 - 08:06 PM)

We also have a legally guaranteed minimum of at least 24 vacation days per year, and the law mandates that the vacation should be granted in one stretch "unless urgent reasons on behalf of the company or the individual employee make it necessary to split up the vacation". The most common valid "urgent reason on behalf of the company" would be "multiple employees have requested their vacation days for the same period, so the employer has to organize everyone's vacation grants equally".

@  TheMightyMol... : (31 December 2020 - 02:50 PM)

Most places run with the bare minimum amount of staff they think they can get away with. So if one key person is out, they're in trouble. Hence, they don't like letting people take vacations.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (31 December 2020 - 10:35 AM)

Here in the US... you're honestly likely to get fired for taking vacation.

@  Nevermore : (31 December 2020 - 05:31 AM)

Here in Germany, employers are usually very eager to remind you to take all your vacation days.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 December 2020 - 04:55 PM)

My old job made it ridiculously obtuse just putting in a request for vacation, gave me a hard time for daring to use my PTO, but also gave me a hard time for NOT using my PTO. That they didn't want me to use anyway.

@  Otaku : (30 December 2020 - 03:57 PM)

@Tm_Silverclaw I'm assuming it is the kind of job where they get in trouble if you don't use your vacation time, but where it is (at best) inconvenient when you do.  Though there's always room for some, most, or all of management to just be jerks. ;)

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (30 December 2020 - 07:40 AM)

My old job got mad if you took vacation, then would get mad if you didnt.

@  TM2-Megatron : (28 December 2020 - 05:02 PM)

Have no choice but to be off, though. Because of COVID I've hardly taken any vacation all year, and they don't like us carrying over more than a few days (technically we're not supposed to carry any over, but our manager is kinda easygoing). So I had to burn through most of my 4 weeks vacation in Oct,Nov and Dec.

@  TM2-Megatron : (28 December 2020 - 05:00 PM)

I didn't really celebrate Christmas at all this year, as I live alone and can't work from home, and so I'm keeping my distance from family/friends


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#1 Gizmoboy

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Posted 11 January 2016 - 08:42 AM

As you know, sometimes a new figure happens to get on the market without us getting a sighting thread created for it.

 

If that happens and you have a sighting to report, use this thread to request the addition of a toy/wave and we will get a new thread started for it ASAP.



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Posted 12 February 2016 - 06:19 PM

i was looking for the sightings thread for the new rid warrior wave including fracture and megatronus without a faceplate because i found them today and hadn't realized they were out

 

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#3 Scottimus Prime

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Posted 12 February 2016 - 10:05 PM

2016 Deluxe wave 2 (Wheeljack, Smokescreen, Trailbreaker, Hound) is out - one of each at Henrietta WalMart (Rochester NY), 2/12, 2pm - took all four :)

 

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#4 Daith

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Posted 13 February 2016 - 04:31 AM

Also 2016 deluxe wave 2 Kelso, WA,Target 2/12 6pm. Took one hound and smokescreen leaving 2 each Trailbreaker and Wheeljack and one Hound.

 

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#5 Defensis Prime

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Posted 16 February 2016 - 01:28 PM

The Rescue Bots Adventure Sets and Rigs, as listed in the Toy Fair updates, are out. Found the former at ToysRUs, Appleton WI, and the latter at Target, Appleton (East) on Saturday.

 

(I note no Rescue Bots threads AT ALL, but still.)


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#6 NovaSaber

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Posted 22 February 2016 - 11:05 PM

The RiD Legion wave with Windblade, Thunderhoof, and Clampdown. Found at Target in Panama City, FL.

 

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#7 Gizmoboy

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Posted 23 February 2016 - 11:43 AM

Not sure why I didn't see these requests before. I'll get all these listed today.

#8 Dake

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Posted 29 June 2016 - 12:30 PM

Wave 1 TR Deluxe wave needed.


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#9 Gizmoboy

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Posted 29 June 2016 - 02:47 PM

It's already there on page 2.



#10 Dake

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Posted 29 June 2016 - 06:07 PM

Page 2, what manner of witchcraft is this? (whoops, sorry)


 
 
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#11 RichardT1977

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Posted 29 June 2016 - 09:51 PM

And Titan Masters Wave 1 (Nightbeat, Loudmouth, Crashbash, and Terri-Bull).



#12 RichardT1977

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Posted 11 July 2016 - 05:12 PM

I saw RID Power Surge Optimus Prime at Toys R Us today. Time for a thread for that.



#13 OrionPax44

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Posted 14 July 2016 - 07:28 AM

I've been finding Voyager TR Sentinel and Galvatron.  Also my local ToysRus stated they should be getting Fort Max's in in a couple of days.


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Posted 17 July 2016 - 09:28 PM

Need one for Power Surge Optimus Prime.  Saw like six of the massive things in a Fayetteville TRU this morning.


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#15 Gizmoboy

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Posted 19 July 2016 - 10:16 AM

Need one for Power Surge Optimus Prime.  Saw like six of the massive things in a Fayetteville TRU this morning.

Started the thread.  Thank you.



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Posted 22 July 2016 - 04:45 PM

Titans Return Titan Masters wave 1 (Nightbeat, Loudmouth, Crashbash and Terri-Bull)

Titans Return Titan Masters wave 2 (Clobber, Brawn, Apeface and Skytread)
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#17 Nevermore

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Posted 26 July 2016 - 10:14 AM

Titans Return Titan Class wave 1 (Fortress Maximus)

Titans Return Voyager Class wave 1 (Galvatron, Sentinel Prime)

Titans Return Leader Class wave 1 (Powermaster Optimus Prime, Blaster)
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Big thanks to my dad for playing along with this visual recreation.

#18 Gizmoboy

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Posted 26 July 2016 - 12:27 PM

Thanks Nevermore.  I think I got them all.



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Posted 13 August 2016 - 10:15 PM

Need a thread for Hasbro Masterpiece Bumblebee. Just picked one up today.


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Posted 25 August 2016 - 02:17 PM

Need:

 

Titans Return Deluxe Class Wave 2 (Chromedome, Wolfwire, Highbrow, Mindwipe)

 

Titans Return Deluxe Class Walgreen Exclusive Brainstorm


 
 
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