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@  Paladin : (25 June 2017 - 06:57 AM)

nobody here has moved past Wave 1. maybe if they hadn't crammed it with repaints....

@  Noideaforaname : (25 June 2017 - 06:46 AM)

Nitro's gonna be a pain in the butt to find, isn't he?

@  Pennpenn : (25 June 2017 - 03:51 AM)

Actually, on the subject of TLK toys, the voyager Nitro Zues or whatver looks pretty good. If I see it cheap I might give it to the Thunderwing head.

@  Pennpenn : (24 June 2017 - 09:58 PM)

Been playing a bit of Saints Row 4 and honestly the Blast Blast is hilariously overpowered.

@  Rycochet : (24 June 2017 - 05:28 PM)

And a better headsculpt.

@  unluckiness : (24 June 2017 - 05:23 PM)

It actually has half decent gimmicks too.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 June 2017 - 04:03 PM)

It's still crap but at least it takes up less space.

@  Rycochet : (24 June 2017 - 10:31 AM)

I'd rather have Armada Sideswipe than Alternator Sideswipe.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 June 2017 - 09:50 AM)

What he's really doing is buying all the sideswipe, so that after the apocolypse.. He'll have an army to take ove the world!

@  unluckiness : (24 June 2017 - 09:00 AM)

We could be taking this the wrong way. What if this person means to sacrifice their own money to prevent Armada Sideswipes from falling into the hands of those who don't know better?

@  Rycochet : (24 June 2017 - 06:26 AM)

People say silly things online all the time, usually followed by a smilie or a wink. Take away the context and they go from being a joke to absurd hyperbole.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 June 2017 - 06:07 AM)

But that would miss the entire point of hyperbole.

@  Pennpenn : (24 June 2017 - 06:03 AM)

Well that's a stupid attitude from someone who would waste a lot of money. I mean, they should just... not buy movie toys?

@  Bass X0 : (24 June 2017 - 04:52 AM)

Most insane thing I read of the day: "I would rather buy 100 Armada Sideswipes and PRiD Airachnids than buy any Bayformers crap"

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2017 - 06:10 PM)

His dialogue is full of allusions to his infamous lookalike, though sometimes as subversions. Oh, and sometimes he sings Karaoke. Check his rendition of "My Way", it's on Youtube.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2017 - 06:09 PM)

The entire idea behind the character is that he looks and talks like Hitler, but is actually a good guy. Maybe with a dickish attitude, but he's not the villain.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2017 - 06:08 PM)

Alfons Hatler is a supporting character from a German Edgar Wallace parody movie and its sequel.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2017 - 06:07 PM)

I'd like to remind everyone that Alfons Hatler exists, which is all sorts of awesome.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 June 2017 - 05:41 PM)

See, you say that and you know there's new a bubsy game coming. Don't make us keep re-baselining our horror reactions.

@  Sean Whitmore : (23 June 2017 - 03:31 PM)

Epilogue is the worst thing to happen to mankind. And I'm including, like, all the wars and stuff.

@  Evac : (23 June 2017 - 02:11 PM)

... Did Linkara cover that one?

@  Paladin : (23 June 2017 - 01:50 PM)

the comics where Barbara quit being Batgirl after she was beaten into a miscarriage.

@  Boomhauer : (23 June 2017 - 01:20 PM)

His choice to be Batman had more punch when he was a completely normal guy met with the same dillema instead of the DNA garbage that muddies the message for no other reason than to give Old Bruce another ass-kiss before the show is over. It's a boring episode whose entire concept is repeating things already known and spark Squawkbox arguments.

@  The Predaking : (23 June 2017 - 01:11 PM)

But he still chose to be batman. Not only did he chose to be batman, he did it better.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (23 June 2017 - 12:46 PM)

I have to agree.. Part of the problem with Epilogue is it takes away from "Terry CHOSE to be batman" and changed it a bit to "Terry was designed to be batman."

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 June 2017 - 12:13 PM)

Do you mean the DCAU continuity comics or Future's End?

@  Paladin : (23 June 2017 - 11:36 AM)

can we all at least agree it's a better ending for Batman Beyond than the comics?

@  wonko the sane? : (23 June 2017 - 10:52 AM)

There was no evidence of it to support it in the show, and generally using someone to MAKE a batman is a jerkish thing to do.

@  Benbot : (23 June 2017 - 10:37 AM)

why does it matter?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (23 June 2017 - 10:25 AM)

I think the problem with Epilogue was making Terry effectivly Batman's son.

@  Benbot : (23 June 2017 - 10:24 AM)

what's your problem with it?

@  The Predaking : (23 June 2017 - 10:02 AM)

Epilogue give a great end to Batman Beyond and even has a Mask of the Phantasm character

@  MrBlud : (23 June 2017 - 09:55 AM)

I don't post in the Shoutbox often, but when I do, it's to confirm "Epilogue" is garbage.

@  Paladin : (23 June 2017 - 08:43 AM)

even "Epilogue" ? (braces for that argument again)

@  The Predaking : (23 June 2017 - 08:26 AM)

Its a really great show.

@  The Predaking : (23 June 2017 - 08:25 AM)

Justice League unlimited

@  unluckiness : (23 June 2017 - 08:14 AM)

Sprinkles or nothing!

@  MEDdMI : (23 June 2017 - 07:06 AM)

>_< 3 hrs, $5,628 to go for the Two Scoops Kickstarter http://kck.st/2qgIkCd

@  wonko the sane? : (23 June 2017 - 06:16 AM)

Yeah, miles is only used when accuracy doesn't actually matter, or we're dealing with americans.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2017 - 03:55 AM)

We even use "miles" in similar contexts in German even though we use kilometers for actual measurements.

@  The Doctor Who : (23 June 2017 - 02:40 AM)

Makes sense, really. Colloquialisms exist in their own weird little universe where terminology can persist after it's no longer relevant otherwise.

@  abates : (23 June 2017 - 01:17 AM)

We also measure car milage in kilometres but still call it milage.

@  Bass X0 : (22 June 2017 - 05:47 PM)

No. We still say miles. Kilometers is only really used for actual specific distances whereas miles being used in a common phrase is still miles.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 June 2017 - 04:59 PM)

People from outside the U.S.: as we are all English-proficient here, do you ever use the phrase "I saw it coming from miles away.", or do you say "kilometers" instead?

@  Hg Dragon : (22 June 2017 - 04:06 PM)

Wow, that was supposed to :shout" hours ago...

@  Hg Dragon : (22 June 2017 - 04:05 PM)

Indeed. Especially on opening week. We're talking avg, 5-8%. It's more at your discount/sub-run houses.

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 June 2017 - 10:25 AM)

AMC knows it, freakin $7 for a regular drink

@  Paladin : (22 June 2017 - 08:22 AM)

and if you want to support your theaters, buy more concessions. because they get SHIT from the ticket sales...

@  Hg Dragon : (22 June 2017 - 08:15 AM)

So, we charged an extra $1 per. F'em

@  Hg Dragon : (22 June 2017 - 08:13 AM)

First, they threatened to stop sending us digital because we weren't upcharging for it (back when we were still "mixed" format). Then they threatened to stop sendingus 3D because we didn't upcharge for those either initially.


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"Var mode"? Explain yourselves.


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#41 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 07:58 AM

I tried to watch Combiner Wars. My browser crashed halfway through the second episode. I took that as a sign and stopped right there.

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 08:17 AM

I watched up until they recruited Megatron.  Didn't watch the rest.

 

I heard in the series Megatron has two var modes.




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Posted 08 February 2017 - 11:55 AM

I have twenty years worth of fandom in-jokes accumulated in my brain and regurgitate them regularly, yet somehow "var mode" annoys me.  Maybe I'll like it by 2037.


Edited by Mouse_Pad, 08 February 2017 - 11:55 AM.


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Posted 08 February 2017 - 12:03 PM

I have twenty years worth of fandom in-jokes accumulated in my brain and regurgitate them regularly, yet somehow "var mode" annoys me.  Maybe I'll like it by 2037.

And on that year, ever so softly by the warm light of a winter fire, I will punch you.


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#45 Razorsaw

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 12:07 PM

Leader-1 was here before all'a yas! And he'll be here after these memes are forgotten.

Till are are one.

Leader-1.

"Disabled people donít have special needs. We have very reasonable human needs. Our needs include freedom from abuse, violence, and mistreatment, the right to autonomy and self-direction, the right to represent ourselves, equal opportunity for education and employment, the right to accommodation, and societal inclusion and acceptance.

The need for accommodation isnít a ďspecial needĒ. Itís a basic human right. Itís a leveling of the playing field that allows us the same opportunities and chances as non-disabled people."


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#46 D Buster Prime

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 01:01 PM

WTCHOP?!

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 01:38 PM

 

I have twenty years worth of fandom in-jokes accumulated in my brain and regurgitate them regularly, yet somehow "var mode" annoys me.  Maybe I'll like it by 2037.

And on that year, ever so softly by the warm light of a winter fire, I will punch you.

 

Here in my var

I feel safest of all

I can lock all my doors

It's the only way to live in vars


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Nonsense; mischief; often, a treacherous or deceitful trick.


#48 PlutoniumBoss

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 10:18 PM

Hey! (hey!)

You! (you!)

Get into my var!


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Posted 08 February 2017 - 10:30 PM

Var mode

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Why my shoulders hurt

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WTCHOP

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Bonecrusher hates your list tec because one again you half assed it


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#50 The Satan

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 10:38 PM

I guess I had to have been there for it

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#51 Copper Bezel

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 10:39 PM

Gotta admit, Leader-1 is one I'd entirely forgotten. Energon kinda obliterated my memory of Armada dub errors.

 

(And everything else.)


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?


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Posted 09 February 2017 - 11:32 AM

Energon just has nothing worth remembering.

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 11:48 AM

Except the toys they where good.and I did enjoy the comics more then the show


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Posted 09 February 2017 - 11:50 AM

...I think I just enjoyed the toys.  Decepticons mostly, anyway.  And making a Hot Shot turtle out of two Hot Shots.  Turt Shot.


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#55 PlutoniumBoss

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 11:53 AM

I watched up until they recruited Megatron.  Didn't watch the rest.

 

I heard in the series Megatron has two var modes.

 

He turns into two different vars? And still turns into a tanv? That's seems like a waste, that's all ground-based modes. He should have a flying mode like a helivopter or spaveship.


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Posted 09 February 2017 - 11:56 AM

 

I watched up until they recruited Megatron.  Didn't watch the rest.

 

I heard in the series Megatron has two var modes.

 

He turns into two different vars? And still turns into a tanv? That's seems like a waste, that's all ground-based modes. He should have a flying mode like a helivopter or spaveship.

 

 

 

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#57 Rycochet

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 12:06 PM

I thought it was from some boring mecha anime I'll never be interested enough to watch, like GERWALK... Now I kind of wish it was.



#58 Copper Bezel

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 12:15 PM

He turns into two different vars? And still turns into a tanv? That's seems like a waste, that's all ground-based modes. He should have a flying mode like a helivopter or spaveship.

Those are all kinds of vars. It can mean any kind of cehicle. 


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?


#59 ▲ndrusi

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 01:16 PM

Even anivals can be vars.

(Although they aren't always vars. Bisk only has one var mode.)

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Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
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#60 Megaplex Prime

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 01:56 PM

.... in before Mayhem?


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