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@  MEDdMI : (17 July 2018 - 07:36 PM)

Or working for an airline and people complaining about not being able to take off in severe weather, and expecting us to know when the bad weather will end. *points at window*

@  MEDdMI : (17 July 2018 - 07:34 PM)

Outages/fire alarms are fun when you work retail and people complain that they can't keep shopping.

@  Echowarrior : (17 July 2018 - 07:11 PM)

Outages occasionally happened at the fulfillment center I used to work at. Never fun.

@  Nevermore : (17 July 2018 - 04:51 PM)

Apparently the early shift (i.e. those who didn't participate in the walkout) were sitting in the cafeteria, waiting for power to return, while the late shift couldn't even enter the building.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 July 2018 - 04:18 PM)

Oh, wow. I thought the news about the website outtage would have been the topper, but that pretty much wins.

@  Nevermore : (17 July 2018 - 04:14 PM)

Whoopsie.

@  Nevermore : (17 July 2018 - 04:14 PM)

First the union called for a two-day strike yesterday, and then today the entire city where the Amazon warehouse I work at is located apparently had a power outage.

@  Nevermore : (17 July 2018 - 04:14 PM)

So,uh. Seems like Amazon's Prime Day really didn't go well this year.

@  unluckiness : (17 July 2018 - 09:55 AM)

It wasn't just blander and more polite bacon like I was expecting

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 July 2018 - 09:51 AM)

Canadian bacon.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 July 2018 - 09:15 AM)

And the even more important question is: is that ballpit deep enough to conceal a body... what?

@  unluckiness : (17 July 2018 - 05:35 AM)

THe more important question is if they have a ball pit

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 July 2018 - 10:18 PM)

How many attendees on average does TFcon get? And how about TFNation?

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 July 2018 - 06:31 PM)

I stopped reading it.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 July 2018 - 06:04 PM)

If talking about it here is all it takes to get you, why hasn't the oreo thread killed you yet?

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 July 2018 - 04:51 PM)

ASSUMING DIRECT CONTROL. Of your stomach.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 July 2018 - 04:09 PM)

Hey man, how you deal with yo problems is yo bidness.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 July 2018 - 04:08 PM)

I did no such thing! I am innocent of the pop tart corruption!

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 July 2018 - 02:57 PM)

You guys made me buy cinnamon roll Pop Tarts today.

@  Otaku : (16 July 2018 - 02:38 PM)

@D Immortalis Just fill the bag with air first and pop that? XP Oh, and you won't like that I grew up microwaving them more often than actually toasting. ;)

@  Otaku : (16 July 2018 - 02:37 PM)

@MEDdMI Yeah, the even more artificial flavors like S'more are the ones that usually taste good cold. There exceptions... I think it was Sugar Cookie that needed to be toasted...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 July 2018 - 02:19 PM)

And.. Amazon is borked.

@  Donocropolis : (16 July 2018 - 05:55 AM)

@Tm_Silverclaw - Thanks for the heads up. Just ordered him and P/CP

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 July 2018 - 01:41 AM)

Repugnus up

@  Paladin : (15 July 2018 - 07:41 PM)

or add peanut butter.

@  MEDdMI : (15 July 2018 - 07:33 PM)

Nuke them enough in the microwave....?

@  D Immortalis : (15 July 2018 - 06:43 PM)

if po tarts dont POP then they become a lie.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 July 2018 - 05:10 PM)

I typically just went for the traditional flavours... I think mostly Rasberry or Strawberry. I'll have to pick up a box next time I'm out

@  MEDdMI : (15 July 2018 - 04:09 PM)

@Otaku I've tried that too with a few of them. I liked the soda flavored ones they had. Too bad they were limited. :(

@  Otaku : (15 July 2018 - 03:48 PM)

@D Immortalis Most Pop-Tarts I like are better eaten frozen... and the only reason I started doing that is because Pop-Tarts commercials told me to try them that way. XD

@  D Immortalis : (15 July 2018 - 03:03 PM)

woohoo, just got my tickets to see From Ashes To New and Hollywood Undead on the 26th!

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

oh wow Jazz has heel spurs.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 July 2018 - 06:32 AM)

That's basically what happened to me. I was on that aisle for completely other reasons, caught sight of them in my peripheral, and then... just couldn't stop thinking about them.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 July 2018 - 02:47 AM)

Hungry for pop tarts now - haven't had those in years

@  D Immortalis : (15 July 2018 - 12:32 AM)

anyone that doesnt put theit pop tarts in a toaster is a heretic.

@  unluckiness : (15 July 2018 - 12:32 AM)

Do they still make the cinnamon-brown sugar ones?

@  wonko the sane? : (14 July 2018 - 09:03 PM)

Yup. And?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 July 2018 - 08:29 PM)

Aren't Pop Tarts like, totally junk for you by the definition of the word?

@  wonko the sane? : (14 July 2018 - 08:27 PM)

Four IS standard... but it's been so long I had forgotten.

@  Steevy Maximus : (14 July 2018 - 07:29 PM)

Bah, wonko, I remember when 4 was STANDARD

@  Paladin : (14 July 2018 - 04:10 PM)

https://twitter.com/NickRoche/status/1018234094310879234 people suck...

@  wonko the sane? : (14 July 2018 - 01:10 PM)

Me: opening a box of pop tarts. "Oh my god! There's FOUR in here?!?! Score!"

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 July 2018 - 10:22 AM)

Well, some people are into shopping, anyway.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 July 2018 - 10:22 AM)

Taiwanese Costco also has lots of things that shoppers would want!

@  unluckiness : (14 July 2018 - 10:18 AM)

The Taiwan Costco I visited once was nice but I have to question why our guide thought it'd be a good place to bring tourists.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 July 2018 - 09:40 AM)

Lower prices, lower taxes, bigger selection... yeah, I can see that happening.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 July 2018 - 09:14 AM)

Didn't a Washington Costco make the news a couple years ago for being sheerly flooded with customers from British Columbia?

@  TM2-Megatron : (14 July 2018 - 01:25 AM)

That's cool. There's a Sam's Club in Niagara Falls, where I tend to cross the border, but I've never been in. I'm a Costco member, but not Sam's Club; and unfortunately Costco makes sure there aren't any locations in the US too near the Canadian border

@  wonko the sane? : (13 July 2018 - 07:02 PM)

Nope, not the battle damaged version. He got it from his cousin, whose family has a camping ground in... I wanna say new york state, but I'm probably wrong. Just across the border anyway.

@  Nevermore : (13 July 2018 - 06:36 PM)

Sam's Club exclusive was the battle damaged version, right?


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#1 Broadside

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 08:04 AM

I got Sharkticon Megatron in yesterday, and god DAMN are those colours gorgeous.
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What other toys have particularly great colour schemes? I'm particularly​ fond of BotCon Hunter, Double Punch and Wingspan:
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...But I'll probably never own them.

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 08:09 AM

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'Nuff said.

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 08:11 AM

Soon Randy will walk in here with his automatic answer...

His Beast Wars Neo namesake.


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Posted 16 May 2017 - 08:39 AM

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This is also a favorite of mine:

 

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As well as this one:

 

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 08:55 AM

Just, anything from 1988. Especially:

 

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And:

 

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SO good.

 

And anything that's purple/gray or purple/green or just purple/ANYTHING. 

 

Honorable mention:

 

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 09:24 AM

None of those are AM Thundercracker


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Posted 16 May 2017 - 09:45 AM

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And by extension, G2 Megatron and Energon Sixshot. There's just something about purple camo, i guess.

I like the Combaticons' normal colors, too, since it's nice and military themed while allowing the individual bots to be visually distinct.

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 09:55 AM

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Ultimately, collecting toys with gold plastic is like global thermonuclear war. The only way to win is not to play.


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Posted 16 May 2017 - 09:58 AM

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 10:47 AM

(Randy's pic)

 

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"When there's gold feathers, punch behind you!!"
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No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 10:50 AM

On the subject of gorgeous things originating from Beast Wars...

 

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 11:27 AM

Despite being my usual favorite, Hot Rod has a look and color scheme that definitely belongs. Loud flames on a red base, with silver and yellow accents? Yes. I love the many different executions/adaptations of it, from the big H-shaped flames of Armada Powerlinx Hot Shot to the trailing golden flames of Excellion. Of course, when they go to the magenta well, that's a whole different kind of cool.

 

Now that that's out of the way...

 

This guy came up in one of the threads.

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I love cop-car deco. Prowl. Barricade. CHECKPOINT. Strongarm. Phantomjaw [whom I've been going back and forth on whether or not to track down]. That's a lot of pictures but you get the idea. This guy pictured here is an underrated example!

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The G1 deco will always be the default mental visual for me, partly because it was first and partly because it's been revisited so many times. But THIS color scheme for Bruticus makes me HAPPIEST. I wish they'd been able to lay on more visible camo for robot mode, but the colors are just so unapologetically zappy that it's undeniably awesome.

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I'm also fond of Superion's G2 colors, but not to this extent.

 

Speaking of G2, while the unified team deco is also a favorite, I will someday own a Red G2 Snarl and Green G2 Slag. Partly a nostalgia thing from being some of the Transformers I remember seeing in person as a kid, at a time when I thought they weren't making them anymore. Oddly, no strong desire to get a G2 Grimlock. Once had a turquoise Grimlock, but the plain blue is nice too.

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Also really love these and am sad I may never be able to track them down. 

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Actually, clear plastic in general really lends some extra oomph to any color scheme. Shame it's so fragile.

 

 

I did find these a while back though, with Counter Arrow and Artfire (right?) being my favorites of the bunch. "Player 2" colors are super cool.

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BEASTS!

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 11:35 AM

*Swoons* TM2 Spittor

 

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Also Skyquake

 

I think the G1 toy wears the colors better, but the BotCon version is still super pretty. Man, I really need to bite the bullet and buy the original someday.

 

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Almost the entire 1988 Decepticon lineup has amazing colors. I really need to retake this shot with the other 88 'cons that have now gotten new versions.

 

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 11:37 AM

TM2 Spittor filed under: Colors that make me want to go swimming


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Posted 16 May 2017 - 11:42 AM

I agree with everyone else's posts so far.

 

TM2 Spittor! And that execution of Skyquake's colors, yay.

 

Also, how could I forget? I've been looking for this color scheme to be mapped onto many a Prime figure.

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 11:43 AM

Doesn't the original Skyquake suffer from the whole disintegrating gold plastic thing?

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 12:04 PM

Doesn't the original Skyquake suffer from the whole disintegrating gold plastic thing?

 

Unfortunately, but just because you can't touch it doesn't mean it's not gorgeous.


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Posted 16 May 2017 - 12:05 PM

How could I have forgotten this beautiful young man:
 
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And...!
 
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muy hermoso


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Posted 16 May 2017 - 12:13 PM

Ooh, how could I forget?
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Generally, I think what it takes for colour schemes to be "really nice" for me is a lot of value contrast with a wide array of hues that come together in an eye-pleasing way.

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 12:19 PM

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And that's not kayfabe. That's a really great color combo.
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