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@  Evac : (27 March 2017 - 09:01 PM)

True, but IIRC Spike had more screen time during Costa's run.

@  Rycochet : (27 March 2017 - 07:31 PM)

AHM deserves some of the blame for Spike, McCarthy was the one who made him the unlikeable army guy in the first place and had Optimus go 'Oh Spike, you're so manly, earth needs you. We should totally be best friends now!' 'No, it doesn't matter how hard you fought to save Earth or how many of your own kind were killed offpanel, we can never be friends with you so begone! Now, if you don't mind, I have a prisoner of war to drive about in and nurses to boink.'

@  Evac : (27 March 2017 - 06:05 PM)

AHM was bad, yeah, but I feel Costa was worse. Spike is the absolute worst character in the IDW comics, which really sucks since I like cartoon Spike.

@  Dracula : (27 March 2017 - 05:22 PM)

I haven't read AHM but as I understand it's very "story beats taken from Budiansky bios"

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 05:18 PM)

was referring more to how he was suspected of being a traitor in g1. and dreamwave. and 2001 rid. it was sarcastic, hence the :rolleyes  lol

@  Rycochet : (27 March 2017 - 05:10 PM)

Don't expect major events to be forshadowed.

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 04:57 PM)

wow! what a twist! mirage is suspected of being a traitor! :rolleyes

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 04:49 PM)

yeah im only on issue 4 and its only been like 30 minutes since i started. lots of splash pages and very little dialog

@  unitremover : (27 March 2017 - 04:47 PM)

I read it for the first time about a year ago and my main problem with it was just how little content there seemed to be in the individual issues. I remember thinking that it took probably three issues before I felt like it had really delivered a "proper" issue's worth of story.

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 04:33 PM)

id rather read about the galaxy-wide war than yet another story on earth. thats one of the things i loved about formerly r.i.d. but when they went back before combiner wars i lost interest. i read til all are one because of this.

@  Rycochet : (27 March 2017 - 04:24 PM)

It's one of those stories that gets slightly better with age because you know that IDW comics recover, but at the time it was a massive step back, a complex universe where the war was being fought across the galaxy swept away offpanel and replaced by n episode of the cartoon with blood..And there's a fan character we were told we were going to love, inserted to lecture the Autobots.

@  Bass X0 : (27 March 2017 - 04:12 PM)

Its not a bad story really, but then I've read actual bad TF event stories by IDW that came later. There is one major turnabout that happens off panel with no explanation that should have been addressed better though.

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 04:08 PM)

im about to start reading all hail megatron. wish me luck...

@  RC85747 : (27 March 2017 - 03:56 PM)

Bow to the evil unicorn

@  RichardT1977 : (27 March 2017 - 03:55 PM)

The G1 film had multiple good songs.

@  Dracula : (27 March 2017 - 03:37 PM)

he ain't the sharpest tool in the shed

@  Robowang : (27 March 2017 - 03:36 PM)

he's fat.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (27 March 2017 - 02:39 PM)

What do y'all think of Shrek?

@  Evac : (27 March 2017 - 01:51 PM)

Put down that chainsaw and listen to me! It's time for us to join in the fight!

@  Evac : (27 March 2017 - 01:51 PM)

At least the G1 film had one good song.

@  Boomhauer : (27 March 2017 - 01:27 PM)

I think I'd rather take neither, because ROTF being awful doesn't magically make the G1 Film stop being terrible.

@  Bass X0 : (27 March 2017 - 12:56 PM)

I'll take a children's movie where everyone talks like Wreck-Gar over a children's movie that has dog sex, masturbation, drugs, golden showers and enemy scrotum.

@  Rycochet : (27 March 2017 - 12:12 PM)

Oh-ee-yay! Talespin!

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@  Sabrblade : (27 March 2017 - 09:27 AM)

"I... am not... a gun."

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:42 PM)

Another great 90's animated film is, of course, The Iron Giant.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 03:25 PM)

Another thing I liked about The Prince of Egypt was that it explained (without even having to say it outright) why Moses was chosen to deliver the Israelites from Egypt. Someone who had been raised among the slaves would have had too much bitterness and would want to go in throwing the wrath of God on all the Egyptians (or at least the royal family) until they all burned alive. But Moses had been raised as a member of the royal family, so he still thought of them as family. He wanted to reach a peaceful solution if at all possible.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:04 PM)

"I know! I'll turn him into a flea. A harmless little flea, and then I'll put that flea in a box, and then put that box inside of another box, and when it arrives - AHAHAHA! I'LL SMASH IT WITH A HAMMAH! It's brilliant, brilliant, BRILLIANT, I tell you! Genius, I say!"

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:03 PM)

Hell, The Emperor's New Groove is easily the funniest animated film ever. Disney managed to do what Dreamworks tried to do, and they did it right.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:02 PM)

None of their "funny" movies are anywhere near as funny as Aladdin or The Emperor's New Groove.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:02 PM)

Its a pity Dreamworks devolved into a company that churned out "funny" films filled with pop culture references.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 03:00 PM)

(also at the end of that scene, the camera pans up from the Egyptian skyline to the night sky and the most prominent constellation is Orion. Which the Egyptians associated with Osiris)

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 02:59 PM)

Yeah I give them full credit for treating the Last Plague with all the solemness it deserves.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:59 PM)

It freed the Israelites, but Moses sure hated seeing what it did to his brother and all the normal non-slave owning people who didn't do anything wrong to the Israelites.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:58 PM)

And it actually portrays God murdering children as a tragic thing, something most other adaptations disturbingly don't do.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 02:57 PM)

So that what He told Moses becomes, "I'll lay the smackdown on Egypt, but I should warn you it's only gonna make Rameses dig in his heels more until I have no choice but to break him fully."

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 02:56 PM)

It also describes the "hardening of the Pharoah's heart" as his natural reaction to the plagues rather than an intentional mental override by God.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:54 PM)

Hell, it actually portrays the Plagues as something that's bad and treats most of the Egyptian people as not deserving that shit. "All the innocent who suffer from your stubbornness and pride" and all that.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:53 PM)

I'm a Christian, but Prince of Egypt is one of the few religious movies I'll willingly watch, because it's actually good instead of being self-rightous preachy nonsense, batshit crazy propaganda or schmaltzy trash. It also has a great soundtrack with music that I actually put up there with some of Disney's best stuff.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:45 PM)

Dreamworks's best movies will always be the Dragons movies and The Prince of Egypt.

@  TM2-Megatron : (26 March 2017 - 02:40 PM)

Usually I'm willing to give animated films a go, but I have to agree this looked pretty terrible and I had no desire to see it

@  Patchouli Kn... : (26 March 2017 - 02:40 PM)

So it's the new "Bee Movie?"

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:16 PM)

Calling it now: it'll be a meme in ten years.

@  Paladin : (26 March 2017 - 02:07 PM)

every single person who said "yes" to BOSS BABY should be smacked. repeatedly. with adamantium.

@  MEDdMI : (26 March 2017 - 06:02 AM)

Yeah, I don't sync my Twitter since it's irrelevant to a TF forum and sometimes NSFW.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 March 2017 - 06:00 AM)

Ah, okay. I... don't know if that's a good idea or not. I post a lot of cats.

@  MEDdMI : (26 March 2017 - 05:50 AM)

I believe it will auto post anything you put on Twitter/Facebook to the Status section on the main forum page?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 March 2017 - 05:41 AM)

And I totally miss Krispy Kreme. I mean, they're still around here, but nowhere I don't have to go well out of my way for any more. =(

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 March 2017 - 05:40 AM)

"i think you can sync profiles from both to this site." Not clear on what that means.

@  MEDdMI : (26 March 2017 - 05:04 AM)

:D I'm glad I have people and sheep who are willing to eat doughnuts for me.

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Pick 3 Titan Masters and upgrade them into a size class (Deluxe, Voyager, Leader)

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#1 MrBlud


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Posted 11 January 2017 - 02:33 AM

So far we've had four waves of Titan Masters. They are as follows


Wave 1
    Crashbash (Squeezeplay)
    Loudmouth (Siren)


Wave 2

    Clobber (Grimlock)
    Skytread (Flywheels)


Wave 3

    Decepticon Fangry
    Overboard (Overkill)
    Autobot Ptero (Swoop)
    Sawback (Lione)


Wave 4

    Autobot Shuffler


Let's say you could give three of them a new mold body but one had to be Deluxe sized, one Voyager, and one Leader.


Which would you choose?


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Posted 11 January 2017 - 02:50 AM

Deluxe Swoop because Deluxe is a fine size for a Swoop even if you think the other Dinobots should be bigger.


Voyager Overkill because being a Legend animal cassette is a death sentence in Titans Return.


Leader Shuffler because obviously Leader Shuffler, although I also think a Leader Brawn would be cool so he could have the toy's pillbox head as a helmet over his Dery-model Titan Master head.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 04:06 AM

Leader Optimal Optimus guy that came with Convobat.  Also, Deluxe and Voyager versions of him.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 04:14 AM

All three should be Brawn, duh.

Alternatively, a Deluxe Optimus Prime (based on a Titan Master from some leaked lists), Voyager Apeface, and Leader Clobber.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 04:19 AM

Deluxe Repugnus. This isn't even in question.
Voyager Apeface, too. And... Leader Sawback.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 04:33 AM

Deluxe Nightbeat, Voyager Apeface, Leader Squeezeplay




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Posted 11 January 2017 - 05:16 AM

Deluxe Brawn, Voyager Apeface and to be honest I don't really care about making any of them a leader, so lets do Shuffler for shits and giggles.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 05:34 AM

Dlx Nightbeat

Voy Skytread/Flywheels

Voy Apeface

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 05:46 AM

Deluxe Brawn, Voyager Apeface and to be honest I don't really care about making any of them a leader, so lets do Shuffler for shits and giggles.

Make sense, elephants are really great at at least one of those two things.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 07:55 AM

I want the Titan Master Brawn upscaled to leader class so I have a giant Brawn head to stick on Fortress Maximus. 


Like, $50 worth of Giant Brawn Head. 




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Posted 11 January 2017 - 08:02 AM

Deluxe Squeezeplay / Cancer

Deluxe Fangry / Wilder

Deluxe Horribull / Bullhorn

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 09:10 AM

Deluxe Horri-Bull, Voyager Apeface, Leader Repugnus. 8^)


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Posted 11 January 2017 - 12:41 PM

I feel like there are some people who never read the whole question on exams and then got it back with a big red -5 and went "HOW COME I MISSED THESE BRO"

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 01:52 PM

I want a Titan Master Starscream who turns into a purple head.

But he's Leader-sized.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 01:54 PM

Deluxe Siren, Voyager Terri-Bull, Leader Shuffler.



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Posted 11 January 2017 - 02:37 PM

Deluxe Skytread, Voyager Ptero, Leader Loudmouth.

Fight me.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 04:48 PM

Yeah I've always thought that the Monsterbots, Repugnus especially, should be big fun hulking scary dudes.

So Deluxe Ptero, Voyager Terri-Bull, Leader Repugnus

#18 Magnusblitz

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 08:49 PM

Brawn is getting a Legends toy so he doesn't need a larger mold IMO.


I was originally thinking Deluxe Repugnus, but at that size class they'd probably give him a mold that's "G1 toy with articulation" and his G1 toy (at least, his robot mode) isn't very good looking. So I'd bump him up to a larger size and hope they would be more creative with him.


That said... I want a new Swoop, and Apeface would be great for a Voyager and their triple-changing. And the idea of a Leader Shuffler (Torca remold?) tickles me.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 10:01 PM

I'm going to cheat a little and say Toraizer at deluxe (he's rumored), Lione at voyager and Shuffler at leader.  

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 10:19 PM

Deluxe Apeface(Ape/Jet) Monkeyjet!
Voyager Crash Bash/Clobber/Overboard(Space Crab/Robot/Dinosaur) If I can't get an accurate T. rex, I better get one that is also a Space Crab.
Leader Shuffler(Elephant/Mobile Base/Robot) Honestly it just sounds cool.

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