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@  siccoyote : (18 January 2018 - 04:31 AM)

Who sings the first part of the GIJoe The Movie theme song? (Cobra) Sounds so familiar.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:46 PM)

Also true.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:40 PM)

I hate brick and mortar stores around here.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:38 PM)

But I like the feel of the brick and mortar search a bit more. And I can see inside packages at brick and mortar. True, Amazon has a good return policy, but I like buying once and settling.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:37 PM)

I suppose I could save more if I bought more often from Amazon.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 10:36 PM)

Closest I got to "free" was 30% off warpath, which just about lined him up to the canadian price had he ever shown up around me. The pile of loot saved me a pile, but it was still pricy.

@  Shrug : (17 January 2018 - 09:34 PM)

Yeah, I purposefully waited on them because I knew they'd be perfect "add onto orders to get free shipping" fodder. Already gotten two that way. Technically "free" and I barely had to wait.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 09:21 PM)

That's how I feel about Prime Masters. Getting back into collecting last year taught me to be patient, which grants rewards most of the time.

@  Shrug : (17 January 2018 - 09:18 PM)

I want Starscream so hard after seeing him in person, but since he's the one being left behind by every other collector in my area, I feel like I can wait for a sale.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 09:09 PM)

I mean: I maybe woulda jumped on starscream if I found a sale or something, but it wasn't a priority.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 09:08 PM)

I only wanted the dinobots (cause... volcanicus.) but got saddled with three I didn't want due to the bundling. I'd still be waiting to order if I had waited on individual figures.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 08:27 PM)

Ahh.. I just ordered the whole case cause I wanted too. :)

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 06:49 PM)

Mostly PotP dinobots. Plus some stuff I couldn't opt out of to get those dinobots. And CW warpath... cause he was on sale.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 04:54 PM)

What ya getting?

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 04:38 PM)

Yay! My package from BBTS is in canada! I might even get it this week!

@  Benbot : (17 January 2018 - 02:04 PM)

I need a laptop more than a new desktop

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 01:18 PM)

Buying a pre-built computer you should be okay.. It's just the individual parts that jumped huge in price.

@  Paladin : (17 January 2018 - 01:14 PM)

well all the idiots who invested in "bitcoin" will be selling theirs en masse to make ends meet so you might be able to find something cheap if you watch auctions.

@  Benbot : (17 January 2018 - 12:59 PM)

Is now a good time to buy a computer? Or should I wait?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 12:01 PM)

I pointed out that I'm on disabilty.. I don't have to pretend to be an adult anymore. ;D

@  MEDdMI : (17 January 2018 - 11:25 AM)

Also Bayonetta 3.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 January 2018 - 10:55 AM)

Nintendo also announced Dark Souls for the Switch, so those people should shut up.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:51 AM)

Apparently people are freaking out that Nintendo announced something for kids and kids at heart. And people are absolutely freaking out about it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 January 2018 - 10:23 AM)

...what?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:16 AM)

Why is something for kids and "kids at heart" so bad? :(

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 January 2018 - 09:05 PM)

I vote kidnap Reggie.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 January 2018 - 07:20 PM)

Just post it on the net.. Or maybe kidnapp Reggie and make them do a Nintendo Direct about it. ;)

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2018 - 06:50 PM)

Rent a space and do a webcast?

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 January 2018 - 06:22 PM)

They could just do a panel at RI ComicCon or something.

@  abates : (16 January 2018 - 05:51 PM)

I wonder how they'll do the Hall of Fame this year without a convention to hold the award ceremony at.

@  B-Fox : (16 January 2018 - 01:33 PM)

metalhawk

@  Shrug : (16 January 2018 - 01:21 PM)

I love RotF Mixmaster, if that means anything.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 January 2018 - 12:42 PM)

Ehh.. when they get to complicated.. it gets annoying. PotP Optimus is decent. Rodimus pushes it just a little.

@  Locoman : (16 January 2018 - 12:32 PM)

Part of the appeal of Transformers for me has always been the mechanical puzzle angle, so I really enjoyed the ROTF/TF2010 line when that angle hit its zenith.

@  Locoman : (16 January 2018 - 12:31 PM)

I'm probably one of the few people who really enjoys complicated, fiddly transformations.

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 January 2018 - 12:14 PM)

Some were decent, but many suffered from that "collector mentality" where it just LOOKED good in both modes...but the engineering was complex merely for the sake of it.

@  Shrug : (16 January 2018 - 10:30 AM)

Huh. That's dissapointing. I had completely missed the Alternators and had just always assumed they were good based on how they looked in photos.

@  Pennpenn : (16 January 2018 - 03:34 AM)

I liked the Alternator Tracks mold. I think everyone agrees the Grimjack mold was just kinda shit even if you didn't care about it being Grimlock as a car.

@  Steevy Maximus : (15 January 2018 - 09:16 PM)

My local dept. store Shopko always seemed to get a few late run gems, like Blast Attack Optimus Primal and hard to find collection 2 Revenge of the Sith toys.

@  Steevy Maximus : (15 January 2018 - 09:15 PM)

Still wish I had snagged that extra Swerve I saw on clearance at Shopko, though

@  RichardT1977 : (15 January 2018 - 08:50 PM)

Smokescreen was the only Alternator I ever got.

@  Telly : (15 January 2018 - 07:24 PM)

i sold all my alternators last year

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 January 2018 - 05:27 PM)

Hound isn't bad, and, uh........

@  Paladin : (15 January 2018 - 05:23 PM)

there's only like 3 Alternator molds at most that still hold up...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 January 2018 - 01:09 PM)

There were no shelfwarmer Altenators where I lived.. Cause no one ever got them in. x.x;

@  Bass X0 : (15 January 2018 - 12:57 PM)

I have Alternators Nemesis Prime since he was a shelf warmer here.

@  unluckiness : (15 January 2018 - 10:07 AM)

You wouldn't want to anyway

@  Chromedome113 : (15 January 2018 - 07:21 AM)

My first Prime was Alternators Optimus, I still can't transform him

@  Shrug : (14 January 2018 - 06:42 PM)

Ah. I'll try to remember that, but I keep forgetting "Gobots" the Autobot even existed.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 January 2018 - 05:02 PM)

"Gobots" is the G2 Autobot Color Changer.


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Posted 10 February 2017 - 09:15 PM

I would love to see the Beast Wars opening sequence redone with the setting of Beast Wars: Uprising.


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Posted 11 February 2017 - 04:53 PM

I feel that the BW theme is a bit too boisterous for the show.

 

If I had to choose themes:

 

Broken Windshields:

 

 

Head Games:

 

not sure

 

Burning Bridges

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=ciT9p2fG8kk

 

Micro-Aggresions:

 

(During the end)

 

Intersectionality:

 

Not really sure.

 

Trigger Warnings:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_BixATx9FM


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Posted 11 February 2017 - 11:22 PM

I also have an idea for some voices:

 

All the show characters would be the same

 

Eject I imagine as Keith David.

 

Lio Convoy would be Micheal Dorn.

 

Buzzclaw is Steve Buscemi.

 

Ser-Ket would be Cree Summer.

 

Lord Imperious Delirious would be Anthony Hopkins. I think he could also pull off playing Deluge, as well.

 

B'Boom is Khary Payton.

 

Preditron is Liam Neeson.

 

Wolfang is Adam Harrington.


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Posted 11 February 2017 - 11:25 PM

Oh, and Cerebros is Christopher Plummer, while Full-Tilt is Richard Attenborugh.


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Posted 12 February 2017 - 02:45 PM

I'd probably put David on Preditron, not Eject. But that's my Halo influence shining through.

Also, Magmatron would be Steve Blum.
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Posted 12 February 2017 - 08:27 PM

I mostly tried to stick to Ocean Group voice actors (both current and former) since I like the idea of the entire Beast Era as being voiced by the same single talent pool.

 

With the exception of the Car Robots/RiD 2001 guys keeping their original Saban dub voices.

 

Throughout it all, Lio Convoy was David Kaye for me, using a voice more akin to his natural voice.


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Posted 12 February 2017 - 08:36 PM

See, that's just it, though. BWU is far removed from the Beast Era cartoons that it just doesn't really fit to connect it.


 

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 08:41 PM

So I'm not allowed to hear the same voices just because the setting and circumstances differ? How should those have any effect on the voices sound in my head?


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I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 12 February 2017 - 08:53 PM

Sorry, bit aggressive wording, there.

 

Personally speaking on a related topic, A Change to the Agenda is probably the most unnecessary piece of fiction in BWU. It has no impact on the main stories aside from Optimus and Megatron, and even then for the former they were already written with Prime in mind. It's an origin story for a universe that doesn't really need an origin, and one that's in a magazine you have to pay money for, while all the prose stories online. And the concept that Megatron gets a worse Cybertron by killing Prime is neat, but could easily been done with a different universe than BWU.


 

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Posted 07 March 2017 - 02:57 PM

Okay. Story pitch: When the off-world MCSF officers High Beam and Tiger-Track answer a distress call from the stony planet of Quartex, they get more than they bargained for with a shady underworld of rock creatures.

The story name? "Stone Policing".


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Posted 07 March 2017 - 06:00 PM

"Fake News": The state news service, Iacon Communication Service, transitions from a proper news service into a tool of almost pure propaganda. It refuses to report on the dissident Cheetor's grievances against the Builders, and increasingly becomes a personal messenger of the councilors of the Builder Assembly. In response, fed up proto-formers found Radio Free Cybertron.


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Posted 08 March 2017 - 06:40 PM

Great minds really think alike. Today's "Ghost Stories" establishes that IDW Pyra Magna is part of a line of Magnas just like BWU Pyra Magna and Magna Stampede.


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Posted 08 March 2017 - 07:48 PM

Well. BWU treats it more like a family name, while IDW has it as a job title, but... still, it's neat.
(And it's not like other characters' names haven't gone back and forth between titles and names before.)


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Posted 17 March 2017 - 06:44 PM

Hey, here's a question that I'm not sure has been answered.  Or maybe I missed it.

 

What toy represents Ratbat in this universe?  Lio Convoy cuts his arm off in Derailment, and that was the first time I realised he was supposed to be humanoid (I assumed, since he still had mobility like Eject, he was in his cassette body.)



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Posted 17 March 2017 - 06:54 PM

Jim said a while back he probably would imagine him as Takara Generations Ratbat.


 

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Posted 18 March 2017 - 09:59 AM

Jim said a while back he probably would imagine him as Takara Generations Ratbat.

 

Ah, that makes sense.



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Posted 19 March 2017 - 02:21 AM

That brings up a question. In this reality, Eject was associated with Blaster, as is to be expected. But he has the TFSS body in the present timeframe. Did he change his body from classic G1 style at some point, or is cassette mode a third, hidden mode, like IDW Scoop's combiner limb mode?

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Posted 30 March 2017 - 02:30 PM

Well now that TAAO #8 is out, I guess that list of 7 colonies in the Book of Logos needs revision or something.


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Posted 30 March 2017 - 02:35 PM

... Well it is a different universe than main IDW, so.
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Posted 30 March 2017 - 02:53 PM

All the same, I would find it kinda weird if in this continuity there really were separate individuals or planets named Vigilem and Carcer. "Carcer" the pseudonym doesn't even have its own deco to distinguish it.

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