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@  TheMightyMol... : (19 April 2021 - 04:30 AM)

Truly the crossover I never knew I needed in my life.

@  Steevy Maximus : (18 April 2021 - 08:39 PM)

Dude! Tubi Tv has the Earthworm Jim cartoon! And Chuck Norris and Denver!

@  Donocropolis : (18 April 2021 - 05:51 PM)

Bianary Breakdown

@  Sabrblade : (18 April 2021 - 04:55 PM)

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@  PlutoniumBoss : (18 April 2021 - 02:10 PM)

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@  Telly : (18 April 2021 - 02:00 PM)

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@  tigerhawk : (17 April 2021 - 03:52 PM)

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@  TheMightyMol... : (17 April 2021 - 06:55 AM)

No, he's just old.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 April 2021 - 06:49 AM)

I think he might have had a stroke...

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 April 2021 - 04:55 AM)

Phrasing!

@  LioConvoy : (16 April 2021 - 11:05 PM)

NEED

@  LioConvoy : (16 April 2021 - 11:04 PM)

BEAST GENERAL

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 07:04 PM)

I dunno if to call them the worst salesperson ever or the best.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2021 - 01:33 PM)

They must not have really wanted to sell you anything.

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 09:19 AM)

This just happened to be the first time one ever gave up and walked away immediately after ringing the bell. Like, no patience at all or something.

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 09:17 AM)

Covid didn't stop salespeople from coming to my neighborhood. They are still a consistent annoyance.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 April 2021 - 08:16 AM)

Random like "Why does god allow terrible things?" or random like "You can see them too?!?"?

@  Echowarrior : (16 April 2021 - 07:36 AM)

And yet, I still have to deal with random idiots on the street asking me random questions.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2021 - 04:04 PM)

door to door salesmen (or those offering religion) certainly are one of the things lost to COVID that I've missed the least

@  Sabrblade : (15 April 2021 - 10:07 AM)

They rang the bell and were walking away before I even got to the door mere seconds later.

@  Sabrblade : (15 April 2021 - 10:06 AM)

I just got ding-dong-ditched by a salesperson.

@  tigerhawk : (14 April 2021 - 01:20 AM)

Sure he's a peeping tom but every single Scottish person does it!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (13 April 2021 - 08:09 PM)

Groundskeeper Wheelie say you're going to taste my rake today!

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 April 2021 - 06:57 PM)

"If elected mayor, me first act will be ta KILL THA WHOLE LOT 'A YA, AND.......I know it's on!"

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 April 2021 - 01:57 PM)

Campaign slogan? "Its Willie time!"

@  tigerhawk : (13 April 2021 - 10:15 AM)

I'd vote for Groundskeeper Wullie.

@  Donocropolis : (13 April 2021 - 07:25 AM)

A comic, yes, but we need a figure!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 April 2021 - 06:27 AM)

No.. It's Tiberious Maximus... And there is a comic with such already. :D

@  Donocropolis : (12 April 2021 - 11:15 AM)

Yes. Color it like the Energon version of Unicron. Also, give us Fortress Tiberious.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 April 2021 - 09:49 AM)

Great. Now I want a borg cube unicron...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (12 April 2021 - 09:00 AM)

We still need Transformers x Star Trek toy.

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 April 2021 - 05:39 AM)

I saw most of them at retail at TRU, but that's not an option in the US anymore.

@  tigerhawk : (12 April 2021 - 04:21 AM)

Dibs on naming the Ark robot Arkonus.

@  Kalidor : (11 April 2021 - 09:48 PM)

The only Titan figure I ever saw at retail was Trypticon at Ollie's

@  PlutoniumBoss : (11 April 2021 - 09:12 PM)

Robosen Prime has market crossover with not just the toy collectors, but robotics enthusiasts quite willing to pay that price for a product like this.

@  wonko the sane? : (11 April 2021 - 08:33 PM)

One of my two local TRUs will stock exactly ONE titan at a time. It usually ends up "clearanced" for about 20 bucks off cause no one is willing to pay for at full price OR discounted.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 07:56 PM)

Most stores don't seem to want to stock Commanders or Titans, never mind Unicron.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 April 2021 - 07:55 PM)

I wonder if Unicron going to crowdfuning wasn't just a price issue but also stores not wanting to stock and transport something so huge.

@  TM2-Megatron : (11 April 2021 - 07:47 PM)

It is, although this thing could also be considered a STEM educational tool

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 07:33 PM)

Doesn't change the fact that, for most people, $700 is a pretty hefty investment for a toy.

@  TM2-Megatron : (11 April 2021 - 07:17 PM)

I dunno, $700 doesn't seem that bad for what it does. Some of those Masterpiece figures seem to go for at least half that price, and they don't have any actual robots or even electronics.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 05:35 PM)

Not to mention wallet-shattering.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (11 April 2021 - 04:30 PM)

It's a jargon-shattering figure.

@  Kalidor : (10 April 2021 - 08:50 PM)

The licensed Optimus Prime that transforms itself is the appropriate usage of the term "Third Party"

@  Donocropolis : (10 April 2021 - 08:24 AM)

That Optimus isn't built by Hasbro, only licensed. The company that makes it has been making similar robots for years, so no crowdfundng required.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 April 2021 - 08:05 AM)

Apparently they're selling one for 74 and a half thousand dollars.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 April 2021 - 08:01 AM)

We could write boston dynamics and ask?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 April 2021 - 07:59 AM)

Granted, I'm not sure how much robots with elaborate movement tend to go for.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 April 2021 - 07:56 AM)

I think with actual robotics it was easier to justify selling it at a high cost, compared to an unusually large action figure.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 April 2021 - 05:06 AM)

It is a very impressive display of robotics though.


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#1081 Kalidor

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Posted 02 February 2021 - 05:42 PM

"You're acting like a child!" - That's some grade A detective work right there, officer shitbag. 



#1082 Pocket

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Posted 02 February 2021 - 06:46 PM

Is it possible to call child services on the cops?


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Posted 02 February 2021 - 06:48 PM

Those cops can burn in hell. 


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#1084 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 06 February 2021 - 08:11 AM

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Posted 06 February 2021 - 09:36 AM

The masks are back on.

 

Ironbite-and a lot of pillows are naked.


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#1086 Pocket

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Posted 06 February 2021 - 11:19 PM

In a just world, the people who cast those seven nays would have their houses burned to the ground with them inside. As would everyone else who plans to vote it down on the floor.


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#1087 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 07 February 2021 - 08:16 AM

In a just world, there wouldn't need to be a vote in the first place, and those seven people would've never been in a position to participate if there was.



#1088 Rust

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Posted 12 February 2021 - 02:31 PM

Absolute Rage



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Posted 12 February 2021 - 02:46 PM

 

Oddly, I live in Buffalo, and this is the first I'm hearing of it.  Probably going to be on the news tonight though.

 

It sounds to me like there's a misalignment here; the DA agrees that a crime has been committed, but it wasn't necessarily felony assault.  However, due to the way the law's written, they HAD to be charged with assault (rather than one that would stick), and the Grand Jury didn't see it as felony assault either. 

 

If they could have been charged with JUST assault (or something else), then perhaps the Grand Jury would have proceeded afterall.



#1090 Xaaron

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Posted 12 February 2021 - 02:52 PM

I don't know specifically how NY State Grand Juries work, but Lesser Included Offenses are pretty typical in charging decisions. Like, we're charging Murder 1, but you the jury have the option of finding Murder 2 or even Manslaughter if you don't think we proved Murder 1.

 

So if the DA had the option to include an LIO of misdemeanor assault but proceeded with ONLY Felony Assault to the Grand Jury, there's an argument he set this case up to fail. Or maybe the GJ did have both Felony and Misdemeanor Assault as options, and they chose neither.



#1091 Rycochet

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Posted 20 February 2021 - 11:30 AM

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I guess we know now what it takes to get a police officer fired.


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#1092 Cabooceratops

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Posted 20 February 2021 - 12:27 PM

See, this is why I'm usually pretty firmly in the ACAB camp. And more generally why I think the institution of the Police needs to be torn down and rebuilt from the ground up. They actively weed out the good ones.

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Posted 20 February 2021 - 01:00 PM

Oh, hey, got a couple contributions here.

 

 



#1094 Nevermore

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Posted 20 February 2021 - 03:24 PM

So, uhm, have we just somehow accidentally reached that weird "arson, murder and jaywalking" trifecta?


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Posted 22 March 2021 - 04:20 PM

Awful but unsurprising racism here.

https://newsone.com/...vor-speaks-out/

 

 

A man who survived the Atlanta spa massacre says authorities detained him before telling him his wife, Delaina Ashley Yaun, 33, was killed in the shooting. Fear led Mario González to stay put in his room at Young’s Asian Massage when he heard shots ring out on Tuesday.

 

But when help arrived, he was treated as a suspect instead of a victim.

González told Mundo Hispánico that authorities assumed he was involved and handcuffed him, causing bruising to his wrists.  He couldn’t say for certain if his mistreatment was because of his race. But he said that law enforcement did not seem to believe he was married to Yaun, who was white.

 

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department came under fire Wednesday for downplaying the role of race and gender in the killings by claiming the suspect was having a “bad day.” Later that day news broke that Captain Jay Baker, the spokesman for the department, shared Facebook posts about anti-Asian shirts at the start of the pandemic.


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#1096 Cabooceratops

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Posted 22 March 2021 - 08:08 PM

Unsurprisingly, and once again, ACAB


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Posted 24 March 2021 - 07:42 AM

I cannot stop thinking about how during the press conference after the Colorado shooting the cop there said many people lost their lives, but even worse than that so did one police officer— Barry (@BarrettGay3) March 24, 2021


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#1098 Cabooceratops

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Posted 24 March 2021 - 08:31 AM

Oh for god's sake.

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#1099 Teufel

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Posted 24 March 2021 - 08:36 PM

 

I cannot stop thinking about how during the press conference after the Colorado shooting the cop there said many people lost their lives, but even worse than that so did one police officer— Barry (@BarrettGay3) March 24, 2021

 

 

The OP, the anonymous @BarretGay3 with 2000+ followers doesn't provide any source and admits it's not an exact quote, just that his tweet captures the spirit of the statement. Skimming the replies, the quote-tweets, and a quick Google search I can't really find anything. Lots of people say they agree it was horrible, but none seem to quote it or provide a clip, which is odd for a controversial statement by a public official said out in the open. Does anyone know what the actual quote was?

 

Say what you will about Paladin, at least he gives us articles to work with.

 

And the "bad day" quote was said in the context of press asking about the killer's statements about motivation to police and Baker paraphrasing that for the press, not expressing his own opinion or belief.



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