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@  ThunderWear : (27 January 2020 - 08:56 PM)

Think of it positively, maybe your face just has optional no-slip surfaces

@  Maximus Ambus : (27 January 2020 - 05:38 PM)

I have dyspraxia so use a electric trimmer, it's never smooth. NEVER!

@  Benbot : (27 January 2020 - 12:52 PM)

don't you hate it when you shave but miss a whisker and it bugs you all day long and you try to yank it out but you can't because it's too short to get a hold of but your hand keeps finding it whenever you touch your face?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (25 January 2020 - 11:17 PM)

Twitter's revamp is so dumb. Nowadays, even when I am logged out of my account, right-clicking an image on Google Chrome won't let me access a URL to easily get the image's full size. That functionality was so useful!

@  Steevy Maximus : (25 January 2020 - 10:01 PM)

But when was the last time you saw a major retailer (since TRU) actually allot shelf space for a Transformers Titan? Or the Vintage Collection Poe X-Wing? There's clearly some sort of disparity between "girls" and "boys" toys that give companies justification to create $100+ items in the girls segment in FAR greater frequency than in boys.

@  fourteenwings : (25 January 2020 - 12:56 AM)

"how expensive they were" Tell that to L.O.L. O.M.G. and the $129 Amazing Surprise (I mean I guess when it comes to the toy aisle Power Rangers isn't a juggernaut like L.O.L.)

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 January 2020 - 09:18 PM)

I think the big reason we didn't see the actual combining Zords at retail was because of how expensive they were. It would cost $100 to get enough of them to make a Megazord, $160+ if you want the Ultrazord. Or parents could just get the dang Ultrazord for $40 even if it didn't combine.

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 January 2020 - 09:11 PM)

Because they are "kids toys" not "collector toys"

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 03:27 PM)

1) I don't have Target. 2) can't go into my walmart. I'm surprised Hasbro won't sell the toys on Pulse

@  Bass X0 : (24 January 2020 - 02:43 PM)

I dreamt my phone was ringing and woke up to answer it.

@  Sabrblade : (24 January 2020 - 02:05 PM)

The Lightning Collection figures, the smaller normal-sized Beast Morphers Ranger/enemy/Beast-Bot figures, the role-play morpher and weapon toys, and the simplistic non-combining megazord toys have all been very easy to find at various Targets and Walmarts. It's only been the actual combining Beast Morphers zord toys (which are bizarrely being sold individually this time) that have been hard to find in stores.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 01:49 PM)

Thought I do question Hasbro's almost reluctance to have the toys available anywhere.

@  Paladin : (24 January 2020 - 01:44 PM)

i've been trying to sell mine for weeks...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 01:37 PM)

I hadn't opened mine yet, but from what I've seen, the general agreement is that the Beast Morpher zords are much better than Bandais.

@  ThunderWear : (24 January 2020 - 11:16 AM)

I'm guessing if they're going to do anything on the level of Legacy Zords, it's being discussed behind NDAs at Toy Fair

@  Rodimus Supreme : (24 January 2020 - 10:38 AM)

Lightning Collection is good, and they're taking their sweet time on making Zords that are better than Bandai's Zords.

@  ThunderWear : (24 January 2020 - 10:34 AM)

So, what's the general PR fandom consensus of the Hasbro run of PR so far? I pretty much stepped out of the community after I got the Bandai Legacy zords I wanted.

@  Paladin : (24 January 2020 - 08:46 AM)

that would require someone to BUY Hasbro PR toys...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 07:17 AM)

Well hopefully see some cool PR stuff. Wish BBTS sold Hasbro PR toys.

@  fourteenwings : (24 January 2020 - 07:01 AM)

February 22nd through 25th, I feel like it was earlier last year...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 06:32 AM)

When is NY TF?

@  fourteenwings : (23 January 2020 - 11:43 PM)

I don't know about Hasbro's general policy but I know everybody was on lockdown for Frozen II, which included both LEGO and Hasbro. Plus, I'm guessing everybody is holding off PR for NY Toy Fair? Overall, it's best to remember that Toy Fairs are for buyers, not fans.

@  fourteenwings : (23 January 2020 - 11:41 PM)

LEGO has been doing this for ages, including sending cease and desists when outlets get leaked images.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 10:42 PM)

And then they ended up selling off the brand, so I guess I wasn't the only one.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 10:41 PM)

Last time a toy brand I followed tightened down on toy fair and all the invited guests posted glowing reviews of what they saw, I ended up being disappointed as heck.

@  Steevy Maximus : (23 January 2020 - 10:34 PM)

JediNews UK basically said they got a walkthrough of Lego's showcase...but were legally bound to NOT talk about anything, much less take pics.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 10:24 PM)

I wondered why I had seen basically nothing newsworthy from the event

@  Steevy Maximus : (23 January 2020 - 10:14 PM)

Word is that Hasbro and Lego have their UK Toy Fair stuff on MAJOR lockdown. Full NDAs and everything.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 09:28 PM)

Seeing people say the $0.99 + $20 shipping item is cheaper than the $19.99 + free shipping item and getting tons of likes for it... I just don't know anymore.

@  Telly : (23 January 2020 - 09:11 PM)

if you havent already, y'all check your walmarts clearance aisle. i found siege six shot for $5. course, it could just be my walmart, but never hurts to look

@  Vexwing : (23 January 2020 - 07:20 PM)

Candlejack is going to need more ro

@  Patch : (23 January 2020 - 06:30 PM)

I thought you had to type out Candlejack's full name bef

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 January 2020 - 02:46 PM)

I typed in the wrong tab.

@  Paladin : (23 January 2020 - 02:32 PM)

must've been the works of Candleja

@  Telly : (23 January 2020 - 02:06 PM)

looks like maximus wiped himself out mid-sentence

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 January 2020 - 08:42 AM)

Disregard this.

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 January 2020 - 06:58 PM)

Bold of you all to assume we won't wipe ourselves out in 50 years.

@  Benbot : (22 January 2020 - 04:27 PM)

There will be no UBI, people will just live in a ditch while they celebrate owning the libs.

@  Rycochet : (22 January 2020 - 03:24 PM)

In 50 years, retail will be dead because all stores are staffless fully automated operations controlled by Amazon. The UBI will be less than a fifth of what it actually costs to live after two decades of cuts and.a steadfast refusal to match inflation.

@  Maximus Ambus : (22 January 2020 - 02:55 PM)

In fifty years retail will be a thing of the past through robots, printers and Universal Basic Income.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (21 January 2020 - 11:16 AM)

Big retailers just don't want money anymore, so let's not give them any,

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 04:12 PM)

This place is a madhouse, feels like being cloned.

@  Maximus Ambus : (20 January 2020 - 03:38 PM)

I took one step beyond the outer limits to the twilight zone.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 10:19 AM)

All retail is basically the same.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (20 January 2020 - 10:00 AM)

Walmart just needs to go bankrupt already.

@  ThunderWear : (20 January 2020 - 07:19 AM)

They didn't put the 35th anniversary stuff back out until after new year. I'm no retail expert, but I feel like having stock on the shelf is better than the back. Especially toys at christmas time.

@  ThunderWear : (20 January 2020 - 07:18 AM)

Yeah, my local walmart took away the 35th anniversary endcap weeks before Christmas and left the Transformer section empty well past Christmas.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 04:44 AM)

Mine only has the 35th Anniversary Voyagers. A whole lot of them.

@  Telly : (19 January 2020 - 11:35 PM)

just be happy your walmart even stocks voyagers. mine doesnt

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 January 2020 - 08:53 PM)

Figures that Walmart finally restocks Studio Voyagers...with Wave ONE


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Posted 16 January 2017 - 06:48 PM

The original pilot focused on people working at an insurance company dealing with the fallout of superhero/supervillain clashes.  After an internal shakeup, the show has changed to be focused on a division of Wayne Enterprises that develops essentially "As Seen On TV"-style gadgets designed to protect civilians DURING these clashes.

 

Meanwhile, Alan Tudyk's (Firefly, Suburbia, Rogue One) has been revamped since the original pilot to be Bruce Wayne's cousin.

 

The show also stars Vanessa Hudgens (High School Musical, High School Musical 2, High School Musical 3, and the probably inevitable High School Reunion Musical), Ron Funches, and Danny Pudi (Community).

 

The zany action starts Thursday, February 2, at 8:30 on NBC.

 

Unlike Constantine, I'm betting that there is no way to fold this into the Arrow-verse (or even Gotham), but maybe there's room for multiverse crossover cameos at some point.


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Posted 16 January 2017 - 08:20 PM

The original pilot focused on people working at an insurance company dealing with the fallout of superhero/supervillain clashes.  After an internal shakeup, the show has changed to be focused on a division of Wayne Enterprises that develops essentially "As Seen On TV"-style gadgets designed to protect civilians DURING these clashes.
 
Meanwhile, Alan Tudyk's (Firefly, Suburbia, Rogue One) has been revamped since the original pilot to be Bruce Wayne's cousin.
 
The show also stars Vanessa Hudgens (High School Musical, High School Musical 2, High School Musical 3, and the probably inevitable High School Reunion Musical), Ron Funches, and Danny Pudi (Community).
 
The zany action starts Thursday, February 2, at 8:30 on NBC.
 
Unlike Constantine, I'm betting that there is no way to fold this into the Arrow-verse (or even Gotham), but maybe there's room for multiverse crossover cameos at some point.


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Sounds terrible

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 03:47 AM

Here's a trailer based on the original pilot:

 
Here's another trailer based on the current version of the show:
http://screenrant.co...e-wayne-batman/


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Posted 17 January 2017 - 07:43 AM

I didn't even recognize that as Vanessa Hudgens.


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Posted 17 January 2017 - 02:54 PM

I want it to be good, but so far, the previews have not made me laugh.



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Posted 17 January 2017 - 03:11 PM

For some reason, I thought this show already aired and got cancelled.  Alan Tudyk and Danny Pudi deserve better.



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Posted 17 January 2017 - 03:39 PM

I love so many of the people involved in this that I am going to be a little sad when it flops. I remember the thread here describing this show's premise a while back and I admit I'm surprised it's made it this far. But it's really no more ridiculous than the other network television superhero shows that they just keep making. Someone must be watching. Not me, but someone!

I mean, if you gave me the choice between this and Maury Povich, I would definitely choose this.



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Posted 17 January 2017 - 04:05 PM

I'm still waiting for Damage Control, dang nabbit!


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Posted 17 January 2017 - 05:09 PM

The original concept of an insurance agency in the DC universe could have been interesting if handled well. Of course, that's assuming some effort was put into it and it could be argued that there likely wouldn't have been any. The new concept doesn't seem like it'll work in an established universe.
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Posted 18 January 2017 - 01:28 AM

I mean, if you gave me the choice between this and Maury Povich, I would definitely choose this.


What's sad is that this show is taking the time slot of "The Good Place", a forking amazing show that's already had its season finale.

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 07:49 AM

I love that smell of absolute desperation. It's like walking by a donut shop right when they open; unmistakable.

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 10:39 AM

It's not desperation when it's a Krispy Kreme. Have you ever had one fresh off the line?

I've never done drugs, but I imagine that it has to be the closest one can legally get to crack.

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 10:53 AM

It's not desperation when it's a Krispy Kreme. Have you ever had one fresh off the line?

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Posted 18 January 2017 - 12:48 PM

I'm still waiting for Damage Control, dang nabbit!

 

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Posted 20 January 2017 - 07:19 PM

It's not desperation when it's a Krispy Kreme. Have you ever had one fresh off the line?

I've never done drugs, but I imagine that it has to be the closest one can legally get to crack.

When I die, heaven is going to smell like freshly baked Krispy Kreme for eternity.

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Posted 03 February 2017 - 10:15 PM

Saw the first episode.  Such a great cast wasted on bland, generic humor.  Hopefully, it gets better from here, but I have my reservations.


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Posted 03 February 2017 - 10:41 PM

It was okay.  I laughed a couple of times but it felt pretty forced.  I'll watch a few more episodes to see if it gets better.



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Posted 04 February 2017 - 12:37 PM

Yeah same. I liked some of the gags but... nothing too impressive.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 08:47 PM

I didn't even recognize that as Vanessa Hudgens.

 

I almost didn't recognize her in clothes.



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Posted 05 February 2017 - 10:53 PM

It fell mostly flat on me. This is common for pilot type episodes though.

 

Hopefully it gets better.


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