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@  Telly : (24 May 2018 - 10:22 PM)

one thing im worried about if i get it is im gonna love it and then ill be lost in gundam models lol

@  Telly : (24 May 2018 - 10:21 PM)

ill have to keep an eye on that one

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 May 2018 - 01:18 PM)

https://www.gundamplanet.com/hg-ms-06-zaku-ii-type-c-c-5-gundam-the-origin-ver.html

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 May 2018 - 01:18 PM)

Bandai just released a new Zaku in the Origin line, looks like the new definitive at the HG price point

@  Liege : (24 May 2018 - 12:42 PM)

@Telly try the HG rather than the RG, there are a ton of great Zaku variants that are doable for beginners

@  RichardT1977 : (24 May 2018 - 11:02 AM)

If there is an economic system, somebody will find a way to abuse it for personal gain.

@  Otaku : (23 May 2018 - 01:18 PM)

@unluckiness I believe you are correct, but I didn't feel like looking it up so I didn't want to mention it. If that is the case, it isn't "capitalism" anyway. Maybe crapitalism (crony capitalism).

@  unluckiness : (23 May 2018 - 08:46 AM)

Like richard said, it's not inherently less healthy than table sugar. It's unhealthy in how it's in everything, leading to increased calorie intake that we don't even realize.

@  unluckiness : (23 May 2018 - 08:43 AM)

Also you try organizing a boycott of Coca frigging cola and see how far you get. Not to mention all the other processed foods that also make use of it that aren't as notorious for it

@  unluckiness : (23 May 2018 - 08:42 AM)

I believe the US government subsidizes corn farmers to such a degree that corn is stupidly cheap, making corporations lean towards it far more

@  Otaku : (23 May 2018 - 08:41 AM)

@SHIELD Agent 47 If HFCS was "caused" by capitalism, all it takes to solve it is people NOT buying it. As is, products that use actual sugar and countless alternative sweeteners are available. At least for big brands like Coca-Cola. ;)

@  unluckiness : (23 May 2018 - 08:40 AM)

And if doing so means that eventually is longer and less filled with complications, well, that junk food had better be the best junk ever

@  Otaku : (23 May 2018 - 08:39 AM)

@Paladin Quality of life. So many things I enjoyed as a kid have caused (or at least aggravated) health issues later in life. By later, I mean it started in my mid-20's. XP

@  unluckiness : (23 May 2018 - 08:39 AM)

THere's a difference between having some and constantly stuffing your face with calories.

@  Paladin : (23 May 2018 - 08:33 AM)

we all die eventually. why not enjoy the stuff that tastes good in the time we have?

@  unluckiness : (23 May 2018 - 08:26 AM)

HFCS is never good for you any way. It's nothing but monosaccharides basically

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 May 2018 - 11:32 PM)

*sigh* Wouldn't be that much of a problem if not for Western capitalism.

@  RichardT1977 : (22 May 2018 - 05:45 PM)

The only thing that makes HFCS more unhealthy than sugar is its lower cost.

@  Telly : (22 May 2018 - 03:20 PM)

looking at a video review and seeing all the tiny parts makes me think twice about it anyway

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 May 2018 - 03:04 PM)

You should probably ask in the Gundam thread.

@  Telly : (22 May 2018 - 02:52 PM)

is this any good? i dont know about gundam models but want a good zaku https://www.amazon.c...0C7D2WQ09A9A9MZ

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 May 2018 - 12:33 PM)

Dammit, and I was just about to hook up this Coke IV directly to my bloodstream, too. Killjoy :p

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 May 2018 - 12:28 PM)

Recommendation: if you're going to fill your body up with junk food, try real sugar instead of HFCS.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 May 2018 - 12:10 PM)

Not so much that it's worth the extra money to buy it in glass bottles all the time (I think the most you can get is a 6-pack of Coke in glass bottles around here, and it's signifcantly more expensive than 6 plastic), but every once in a while it's nice to drink from an old-fashioned bottle

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 May 2018 - 12:08 PM)

Personally, I find they also tend to taste better out of a glass bottle compared to the plastic ones used most of the time

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2018 - 11:27 AM)

None that I know of, but it's a neat fact. Sodas in glass bottles stay carbonated.

@  Paladin : (22 May 2018 - 11:00 AM)

what vending machines still use glass???

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2018 - 10:54 AM)

And it won't lose carbonation if it's a properly sealed glass bottle.

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 May 2018 - 10:51 AM)

The drink is safe to drink for a good while after, the expiration date seems to apply to how "good" it will be. Usually the carbonation gives out before anything starts growing or it becomes unsafe to consume

@  Paladin : (22 May 2018 - 10:31 AM)

out of curiosity, how solid are the expiration dates on soft drinks?

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 May 2018 - 10:25 AM)

Sure does feel like they are shoring themselves up against losing a significant source of revenue...

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 May 2018 - 10:25 AM)

So I guess Hasbro is going to be making Overwatch toys now

@  Otaku : (19 May 2018 - 02:17 PM)

@TM2-Megatron Yeah, it is like @TheMightyMollusk says. The catch is that usually means they can contain beef, and I confirmed it by pushing my luck. XD So... yeah, if going to the theater was about watching the film, it might be worth potentially resting on the balls of my feet while technically sitting in the chair, but put it all together... and I just wait to watch it at home. Oh, and ticket prices, always ticket prices.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2018 - 10:24 AM)

woot woot! Korean barbeque for dinner!

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 May 2018 - 05:51 AM)

It's meat scraps. Whatever's left over from cutting up the more choice cuts.

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 May 2018 - 11:26 PM)

Well, the hot dogs Cineplex has (pretty much our only big theatre chain) around here are quite good, but I have no idea of the composition, and honestly, it's probably better that way.

@  Otaku : (18 May 2018 - 10:01 PM)

@TM2-Megatron In my case, shouldn't risk the hot dogs, either. Maybe if they are guaranteed to contain NO beef (can't digest it anymore >_<).

@  Waspinator : (18 May 2018 - 08:12 PM)

Semper ubi sub ubi

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 01:18 PM)

Then classmate, I mean.

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 01:18 PM)

A classmate of mine once did one: Asked for the English term for [underpants], he replied "underground trousers".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 May 2018 - 10:10 AM)

Urkomisch!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 May 2018 - 10:10 AM)

@Nevermore First time I have ever heard of this, but it sounds awesome!

@  Arazyr : (18 May 2018 - 08:39 AM)

We did that amongst ourselves in German class in college. We just called it "Germish", though.

@  Shrug : (18 May 2018 - 07:01 AM)

Nevermore, you've peaked my interest and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 04:04 AM)

The term itself is an example: "English for Runaways" is supposed to mean "English for advanced speakers".

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 04:03 AM)

Think of it as the German variety of Engrish, only done completely on purpose for maximum hilarity. The target audience are bilingual German native speakers who a) understand the intended meaning and b) realize the absurdness of the end result.

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 04:02 AM)

It's basically the official unofficial term for deliberate mistranslations between German and English, done for the lulz.

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 04:01 AM)

Has anyone ever heard of the term "English for Runaways"?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 May 2018 - 01:13 AM)

Okay... Seriously.. The Mystic Knights need a DVD release already.. I keep seeing them pop up in the most random of places.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (18 May 2018 - 01:03 AM)

Unfortunately no Squidkids at Sea World so no splat zones. Now that would have been a good brand deal to advertise in the park, and would have made more brand sense than friggin' Mystic Knights of Tir Na Nog.


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#1 Powered Convoy

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Posted 27 January 2016 - 05:43 AM

So apparently over the last few weeks some images of upcoming Titans Returns images have leaked to this thread on Bottalk.com.

 

NYCC 2016 Stock Photos:  http://www.allspark....s-stock-photos/

 

 

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Edited by Powered Convoy, 16 May 2018 - 09:04 AM.



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Posted 27 January 2016 - 05:47 AM

Is that...Scourge?

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Posted 27 January 2016 - 05:48 AM

Nope. It's Surge, one of the other Sweeps.

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Posted 27 January 2016 - 05:52 AM

Is the first guy Alpha Trion?


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Posted 27 January 2016 - 05:52 AM

That's my guess.

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Posted 27 January 2016 - 05:55 AM

Definitely Alpha Trion, Chromedome, Mindwipe, and Scourge.




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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:02 AM

I like that between Generations, Titanium, Botcon Scourge, and this, I have Scourge and his team as all different molds. They all look pretty awesome.

 

Mindwipe's the real winner though.


Edited by Daytonus, 27 January 2016 - 06:02 AM.


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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:03 AM

Scourge looks pretty rough. Aside from the wings looking a bit lackluster, the head's kinda weird. The Headmaster gimmick kinda makes it difficult to do his head shape right I guess.


Edited by unluckiness, 27 January 2016 - 06:08 AM.

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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:05 AM

First Blur now Scourge.  What's with turning former Targetmasters into Headmasters?



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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:07 AM

First Blur now Scourge.  What's with turning former Targetmasters into Headmasters?

Well, being a Headmaster (ahem, "Titanmaster") is the toyline gimmick.



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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:11 AM

 

First Blur now Scourge.  What's with turning former Targetmasters into Headmasters?

Well, being a Headmaster (ahem, "Titanmaster") is the toyline gimmick.

 

 

Yes but why them.



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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:14 AM

Welp, that's an MTMTE Chromedome head.

*regrets TFSS CD-RW purchase harder*

EDIT: Wait, no, I don't fully regret it because I really bloody love the Prime Wheeljack mould.

Edited by Jalaguy, 27 January 2016 - 06:22 AM.


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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:15 AM

TFTM 30th anniversary.

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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:16 AM

 

 

First Blur now Scourge.  What's with turning former Targetmasters into Headmasters?

Well, being a Headmaster (ahem, "Titanmaster") is the toyline gimmick.

 

 

Yes but why them.

 

Because it's also Movie anniversary year?

 

Or, better yet, why NOT them?



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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:16 AM

A3, Scourge and Mindwipe are do want-tier.



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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:16 AM

First Blur now Scourge.  What's with turning former Targetmasters into Headmasters?

Well, being a Headmaster (ahem, "Titanmaster") is the toyline gimmick.
 
Yes but why them.

Because it's the 30th anniversary of TF:TM.

EDIT: Greek Chorus we are. But yeah, that's why. I just honestly wish we'd get Snapdragon or Apeface over Alpha Trion.

ZacWilliam, Blurr IMO at least needed an update, Scourge really doesn't and this looks like a bit of a downgrade from the Gen toy.

Edited by ZacWilliam1, 27 January 2016 - 06:18 AM.

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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:32 AM

I wouldn't rule out Snapdragon or Apeface yet. And as much as I'd like them as well, there's something pretty awesome about Trion getting his first domestic retail toy EVER.

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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:44 AM

Scourge is nice enough but didn't really need a do-over, like CW Cyclonus, he seems a little bit of a step down from what we already have. Mindwipe on the other hand, was one of my first big Transformers so I'm thrilled to see him finally get a new figure.

Edited by Rycochet, 27 January 2016 - 06:47 AM.


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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:49 AM

Yeah, I have a particular affinity for headmasters due to my age. I do think this Scourge out-Scourges the 2011 version, though.
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Posted 27 January 2016 - 06:54 AM


Scourge as Devcin seems like something that has to eventually happen. Especially since this Scourge mold is less demonic.

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