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@  Maruten : (23 July 2017 - 11:33 PM)

I've ordered from them several times with no problems.

@  Telly : (23 July 2017 - 11:19 PM)

i havent. but ive only ordered from them a few times

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 July 2017 - 11:16 PM)

Has anyone here ever had trouble with orders from Tfsource before?

@  BlackMax : (23 July 2017 - 09:29 PM)

Good track, but I prefer Paranoid. Is there any tune better for this board? "tell a joke and I will sigh, and you will laugh, and I will cry".

@  Evac : (23 July 2017 - 08:41 PM)

GEN'RALS GATHERED IN THEIR MASSES *GUITAR CHORD* JUST LIKE WITCHES AT BLACK MASSES

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 July 2017 - 06:29 PM)

Once again, there is pain, I bring flame, I bring cold. I'm the blood red sandman, coming home.

@  Evac : (23 July 2017 - 06:26 PM)

Yo, when Team Skull meets you, they don't even greet you!

@  LBD "Nyt... : (23 July 2017 - 06:23 PM)

Yooooooo

@  Evac : (23 July 2017 - 06:15 PM)

Yo.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (23 July 2017 - 06:14 PM)

Once more, I have returned. w00t.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 July 2017 - 02:01 PM)

Macross Delta sucks but I listen to the music anyway.

@  MEDdMI : (23 July 2017 - 09:46 AM)

And dealing with me.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 July 2017 - 08:47 AM)

Don't forget the rock music and D&D.

@  unluckiness : (23 July 2017 - 07:52 AM)

He certainly doesn't have the time to be employed full-time what with all the war-stoking, dinosaur fossil burying, pornographing and etc

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 July 2017 - 06:44 AM)

Look, I'm TRYING, okay?

@  Bass X0 : (23 July 2017 - 06:40 AM)

The devil is a part-timer!

@  Nevermore : (23 July 2017 - 06:32 AM)

I always took it to be a catch-all term for "person or thing of the same name" regardless of which came first.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (22 July 2017 - 10:06 PM)

So technically it could be either way and not be wrong, but it is more apt to be Kalidor's example.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (22 July 2017 - 10:05 PM)

one that has the same name as another; especially : one who is named after another or for whom another is named

@  Kalidor : (22 July 2017 - 09:45 PM)

I think the official meaning is that a namesake is the person or thing that is named after something else. So the USS Kalidor would be Kalidor's namesake

@  Pennpenn : (22 July 2017 - 08:30 PM)

I thought it was either?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 July 2017 - 08:27 PM)

It is very irritating that no one seems to agree on whether the word "namesake" refers to the thing that came first or the thing that came second.

@  2017 : (22 July 2017 - 07:19 PM)

I'd like it, but I really don't have the cash or the justification.

@  Paladin : (22 July 2017 - 02:48 PM)

Anyone still need a Chaos on Velocitron set? Found one at TRU today...

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 July 2017 - 01:27 PM)

He REALLY likes blowing stuff up.

@  Dekafox : (22 July 2017 - 12:42 PM)

G1 Scattershot's 3rd mode gimmick?

@  MEDdMI : (22 July 2017 - 12:04 PM)

Nothing can be more awkward than the crotch rubsigns.

@  Bass X0 : (22 July 2017 - 11:28 AM)

well, they had to go somewhere.

@  Pennpenn : (22 July 2017 - 02:54 AM)

TR Quake's shoulder symbols are very awkward looking

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

..er myself.

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

NOT RESPONDING

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

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@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

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@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

Couldn't say it bett.....

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 July 2017 - 10:33 PM)

You just don't appreciate the speed of a solid state drive until you have to use an old laptop with an old spinning drive

@  Patchouli Kn... : (21 July 2017 - 08:32 PM)

If there's at least one, you can army-build.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2017 - 07:25 PM)

Are there even enough toys of him to collect?

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 July 2017 - 04:21 PM)

A nerd.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 04:19 PM)

Speaking of, what do you call someone who collects toys of the Marvel character The Collector?

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 04:18 PM)

What about people who collect the "Die Hard" movies?

@  wonko the sane? : (21 July 2017 - 03:54 PM)

A lot of the die hard collectors don't need to be louder...

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 July 2017 - 03:22 PM)

@Nevermore Benbot means "amped" as in excited. I believe the term is shorthand for (a sound) amplifier.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Or is "shorthand" a synonym for "amputated"?

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Is "amped" shorthand for "amputated"?

@  Benbot : (21 July 2017 - 12:28 PM)

I am amped! But I also have standards.

@  Fear or Courage : (21 July 2017 - 08:38 AM)

I consider Thew to basically be the model toy collector. We should all aim to be so amped about the thing we collect.

@  Pennpenn : (21 July 2017 - 07:21 AM)

And some people are just whiny jerks who like to complain about stuff and don't realise that, so will invent irrational grievances to fuel that need.

@  Rycochet : (21 July 2017 - 06:13 AM)

A lot of toy collectors don't seem to get that the things the collect are toys.and have unrealistic expectations of what's doable in a modern retail environment. You're not going to get a $100 figure's worth of parts and paint for $20 or less and gimmicks are needed tomake the toys actually, you know, fun.

@  Foffy : (20 July 2017 - 09:40 PM)

Not necessarily. With the right condiments, they can taste surprisingly nice.

@  Evac : (20 July 2017 - 09:37 PM)

I think most toy collectors are bitter in some form.


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#1 D Buster Prime

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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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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!

 

seconded!


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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.

I'll give it a couple more weeks before I do my final verdict.
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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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