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@  Telly : (27 February 2017 - 01:10 AM)

i didnt. not until '83 anyway :thumbsup

@  TM2-Megatron : (27 February 2017 - 01:00 AM)

Yeah, that was a hard one to take. So many nerds from '77 on must've grown up having a crush on her

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:34 AM)

I mean, I knew it was coming, but just hearing Carrie say "May the Force be with you" hurt :(

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:32 AM)

They always save the saddest deaths for last in the "in memoriam" sequence.

@  TM2-Megatron : (27 February 2017 - 12:30 AM)

I am glad they made the right choice with Best Animated, even if it was a tough call this year.

@  TM2-Megatron : (27 February 2017 - 12:28 AM)

I remember him from the old days on Breaker High airing on YTV

@  TM2-Megatron : (27 February 2017 - 12:28 AM)

Also, Ryan Gosling. Ugh, go #### yourself Ryan Gosling, with your perfect bone structure

@  NotVeryKnightly : (27 February 2017 - 12:26 AM)

Since there's way more nominees than winners in every category that's not exactly unusual.

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:25 AM)

Even then, I think it lost more nominations than it won.

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:24 AM)

I think the reason La La Land won so many awards is because it was basically Hollywood stroking its own ego

@  TM2-Megatron : (27 February 2017 - 12:20 AM)

Kinda glad. I like Emma Stone, but for whatever reason I can't stand that movie. I'm surprised it didn't win though, as it was typical Oscar bait

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:19 AM)

This is just goddamn surreal.

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:19 AM)

Holy shit. It had the second-most nominations of any movie, and La La Land just lost Best Picture.

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:11 AM)

"Look where I've been, I make everything happen! Look at that mean Mini Maui just tikkity tappin'! Ha ha ha ha HA HA HA HEY!"

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:10 AM)

Yeah, same. "You're Welcome" is honestly the best song in the movie.

@  TM2-Megatron : (27 February 2017 - 12:06 AM)

I liked the Moana song, though personally I enjoyed You're Welcome a little bit more because of the humor.

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:04 AM)

Ah, well. As much as him not getting an Oscar hurts, Lin-Manuel has a shitload of awards already, so missing out on one isn't too bad. The guy managed to hit the jackpot with the Tonys for Hamilton and win a Grammy for it and get an Emmy... Somewhere. Don't know where he got the Emmy.

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:02 AM)

@NVK: I realize that, but I still don't like that a terrible Zak Snyder film managed to even get an award.

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:00 AM)

Look, I can understand The Force Awakens not getting a single award. Hell, I can even understand why Transformers lost to The Golden Compass.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (27 February 2017 - 12:00 AM)

But Moana and Suicide Squad weren't nominated for the same things.

@  ShadowMan024 : (26 February 2017 - 11:47 PM)

We officially live in a world where a film involving Zak Snyder is apparently more deserving of an award than Lin-Manuel Miranda.

@  TM2-Megatron : (26 February 2017 - 10:58 PM)

I was pretty shocked Star Trek Beyond lost out in Best Makeup to Suicide Squad. Killer Croc looked good, but Trek had a lot of good alien makeup

@  Maruten : (26 February 2017 - 10:36 PM)

I was surprised to see that everyone's so into La La Land. On paper it seems right up my alley, but I thought it was pretty... meh.

@  ▲ndrusi : (26 February 2017 - 09:38 PM)

I read that as EPCOT status

@  ShadowMan024 : (26 February 2017 - 09:26 PM)

I have a sinking feeling La La Land is going to win Best Song and keep Lin-Manuel Miranda from achieving EGOT status.

@  Echowarrior : (26 February 2017 - 07:12 PM)

Our Hydra is better than Marvel's Hydra. Just saying.

@  ShadowMan024 : (26 February 2017 - 07:05 PM)

ALL HAIL THE MAGIC CONCH!

@  TriBlurr : (26 February 2017 - 07:03 PM)

Hail Hydra!

@  ShadowMan024 : (26 February 2017 - 06:22 PM)

Don't we still have Hydra?

@  Verno : (26 February 2017 - 06:10 PM)

There was always the chance we had some Japanese members on the board.

@  Confuzor : (26 February 2017 - 06:01 PM)

I got my MP Primal pretty quickly, but I haven't sent the payment confirmation on my Cheetor yet

@  Paladin : (26 February 2017 - 05:32 PM)

he's been out what, 3 days? Most shipping methods aren't THAT fast...

@  Verno : (26 February 2017 - 04:52 PM)

Does anyone have MP Cheetor in hand yet?

@  Confuzor : (26 February 2017 - 03:11 PM)

Y'all need more Rocko's Modern Life

@  Noideaforaname : (26 February 2017 - 11:04 AM)

I remember watching Doug all the time as a kid, but I watch it now and I don't at all see the appeal. *shrug* On the plus side, it added the word "nematode" to my vocabulary.

@  Paladin : (26 February 2017 - 10:47 AM)

https://twitter.com/CBR/status/835877002192306176 ...game over, man. :(

@  unluckiness : (26 February 2017 - 09:25 AM)

better than the current ones at least

@  Rycochet : (26 February 2017 - 09:08 AM)

90s Nicktoons were awful.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 February 2017 - 08:16 AM)

Yeah, I'd get really pumped to watch it and the other Nicktoons.

@  lastmaximal : (26 February 2017 - 08:04 AM)

You digdug?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 February 2017 - 07:40 AM)

Hate watching stuff like that.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 February 2017 - 07:40 AM)

Also, I digged Doug. Mostly for the ancillary characters, though. Doug himself is one of those characters who gets into situations that make YOU feel embarrassd. Like Fred Savage on The Wonder Years.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 February 2017 - 07:39 AM)

@PlutoniumBoss *Pinwheel fistbump*

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 February 2017 - 07:38 AM)

I remember Today's Special. The Toronto part was something of a revelation from my wife and her family when I came here.

@  ShadowMan024 : (26 February 2017 - 02:34 AM)

In hindsight, I'm pretty sure Miss Frizzle was a Time Lord.

@  ShadowMan024 : (26 February 2017 - 02:34 AM)

I got into science because of Magic School Bus.

@  TM2-Megatron : (25 February 2017 - 11:25 PM)

Anyone else remember Puttnam's Prairie Emporium? Not sure if it aired outside Canada

@  TM2-Megatron : (25 February 2017 - 11:21 PM)

Today's Special was a favourite of mine. Some of it was actually filmed at a department store here in Toronto

@  PlutoniumBoss : (25 February 2017 - 10:34 PM)

Eureka! and Start Here were awesome too.

@  The Doctor Who : (25 February 2017 - 09:59 PM)

I remember watching Newton's Apple on PBS. That's where I learned about thermal insulation layers and why things change temperature faster when you blow on them.


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#21 LV!

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 01:24 PM

It would be pretty peculiar to have the arm guys be different and the leg guys be the same, especially in light of Grimlock being one guy who forms both legs.

 

I'm not saying it's impossible, and I even noted that the models have wheels on both sides of the legs above, but I think the evidence - especially that bus artwork - comes down on the side of a four-person combiner.

 

Although it was called a five-bot combiner when we first learned about it...



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Posted 15 February 2017 - 01:29 PM

Extra Grimlock points if the arms and legs work like RiD Landfill.

 

Well, I guess it would be the opposite of Landfill - the legs being one guy and the arms being two.



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Posted 15 February 2017 - 01:30 PM

But Menasor's two legs are identical. Surely a five limb combiner wouldn't have this?

Yeah, each leg/foot looks like the left and right half of a truck and trailer that have been split down the middle a la G1 Motormaster's own legs/feet.


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Posted 15 February 2017 - 01:37 PM

Character-wise I'm REALLY glad Optimus didn't stick his mug into this combiner. 

 

On the other hand it does make one wish for Drift, Optimus, Fixit and Windblade as a weird combiner of their own.



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Posted 15 February 2017 - 02:14 PM

But Menasor's two legs are identical. Surely a five limb combiner wouldn't have this?

 

They are? The right leg you side the side, the left leg you see the front, don't look the same to me, but those are different sides, so hard to judge. That right leg however very much looks like a complete car (not truck, not semi cab, specifically car) on it's own to me.

 

It would be pretty peculiar to have the arm guys be different and the leg guys be the same, especially in light of Grimlock being one guy who forms both legs.

 

I'm not saying it's impossible, and I even noted that the models have wheels on both sides of the legs above, but I think the evidence - especially that bus artwork - comes down on the side of a four-person combiner.

 

Although it was called a five-bot combiner when we first learned about it...

 

I basically agree with everything there, except the evidence doesn't come down on a side for me yet. I'm undecided.


Edited by sparkasylum, 15 February 2017 - 02:15 PM.


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Posted 15 February 2017 - 02:22 PM

Shocknado is cool, sure, but when are we gonna see Blastdemic?


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Posted 15 February 2017 - 02:27 PM

Blastdemic: Shock and Wave



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Posted 15 February 2017 - 04:19 PM

With a "cameo" by Tippi Hedmaster.

 

 

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 04:27 PM

Guys, this is revolutionary MechTech.



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Posted 15 February 2017 - 05:15 PM

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 05:23 PM

Looks more like a Locknado, but cool nonetheless.

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 05:28 PM

who the heck is Shocknado formed from?


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Posted 15 February 2017 - 05:29 PM

he's fused from a tornado and a pack of shocks



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Posted 15 February 2017 - 05:54 PM

Well his helmet has clear details from Cyclonus Legends toy that we saw, and TORNADO name from the guy called CYCLONE-US makes sense.



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Posted 15 February 2017 - 06:11 PM

Also if they're still doing mission redecos, I'd like a Lunar Force Strongarm.

 

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 06:46 PM

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 07:24 PM

On the other hand it does make one wish for Drift, Optimus, Fixit and Windblade as a weird combiner of their own.

 

Optimus is basically normal but folds his arms into his torso for extra Beefy. Drift and Windblade turn into arms. And Fixit gets worn like a hat.


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Posted 15 February 2017 - 09:27 PM

So... how come Ultrabee has got these Menasor/Viking horns in the art but not the toy render?

 

 

And "Shocknado" conjures up a far cooler mental image than just purple version of the jet combiner guys.


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