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@  Nevermore : (17 July 2019 - 03:31 AM)

The kernel.

@  Nevermore : (17 July 2019 - 03:31 AM)

Who gives the orders in cybernetic warfare?

@  unluckiness : (16 July 2019 - 09:59 PM)

Zea mays

@  Xellos : (16 July 2019 - 09:53 PM)

Isn't that a kernel of truth.

@  Paladin : (16 July 2019 - 08:43 PM)

huh. suddenly the Squawk is popping.

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 July 2019 - 07:47 PM)

Not placing much stalk in this conversation.

@  Nevermore : (16 July 2019 - 06:22 PM)

That's so corny.

@  Shrug : (16 July 2019 - 06:07 PM)

It's absurd how happy I am that a post of mine made the front page of Reddit.

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 July 2019 - 05:46 PM)

Aww, shucks.

@  TriBlurr : (16 July 2019 - 05:45 PM)

Not till I taste the corn

@  Kalidor : (16 July 2019 - 05:43 PM)

You guys aren't being very nice. You're supposed to tell me I did "good, really good!"

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 July 2019 - 05:40 PM)

Just don't go beyond the rows.

@  Patch : (16 July 2019 - 05:39 PM)

Left over from the failed Beast Machines sequel, Beast Farmers

@  Patch : (16 July 2019 - 05:39 PM)

It's techno-organic corn

@  TriBlurr : (16 July 2019 - 05:26 PM)

We have a cornfield? Can I get a few ears?

@  Kalidor : (16 July 2019 - 12:56 PM)

And lastly, if it becomes too much hassle to deal with - it might just get sent into the cornfield and replaced with a Discord box anyway. So cool it.

@  Kalidor : (16 July 2019 - 12:55 PM)

Second thing is we do actually have the ability to ban users specifically from using Shoutbox if it's being abused like that

@  Kalidor : (16 July 2019 - 12:55 PM)

Hey all - just a reminder and heads up. The Shoutbox has been kept here as a courtesy because it's what you folks like in lieu of Discord - but a few things to remember is that P&R should stay in P&R and isn't really something that needs to be dragged out here in the most public of spaces.

@  Nevermore : (16 July 2019 - 11:04 AM)

Done.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 July 2019 - 10:25 AM)

You can make a new one. I doubt anybody would stop you.

@  Nevermore : (16 July 2019 - 10:16 AM)

There was a thread but it appears to have disappeared. Might have been lost in one of the older forum sweeps.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 July 2019 - 09:58 AM)

Yeah this is pretty much circumventing the fact that we have different rules for political talk.

@  fourteenwings : (16 July 2019 - 09:55 AM)

Okay, so, basically, can we not do politics in here anymore? I mean, considering how often @Nevermore, you talk about your work conditions, don't you think it's time for a dedicated thread in P&R?

@  unluckiness : (16 July 2019 - 09:39 AM)

Scratch that; that's insulting to honest salads. Whatever that was was the text equivalent of hamburger.

@  unluckiness : (16 July 2019 - 09:38 AM)

Would you like some dressing to go with your word salad?

@  Paladin : (16 July 2019 - 09:34 AM)

yes; it now goes "shit piss hug *BLEEP* ^$@^ motherhuger **** turd fart encyclopedia & Socialism."

@  unluckiness : (16 July 2019 - 09:24 AM)

This is an American site, but isn't that unnecessarily severe language? IIRC it's one of the top four offensive pejoratives to English people

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 July 2019 - 08:52 AM)

It's amusing how so many (U.S.) wankers in this world love to whine "capitalism good socialism bad!" in the abstract while simultaneously pretending that megacorporations dominating de facto monopolies is anathema to the core capitalistic principle of competition benefits everyone.

@  unluckiness : (16 July 2019 - 05:17 AM)

I know Shockwave's super mode is pretty lame and Magnus is kinda greebly but it's not that bad.

@  TM2-Megatron : (16 July 2019 - 12:38 AM)

Though with the luck and caliber of leaders we've had of late in the darkest timeline, maybe it's too much to hope for.

@  TM2-Megatron : (16 July 2019 - 12:36 AM)

Just like democracy, it's not perfect but better than the present alternatives. Capitalism as it's practiced today won't be able to weather the coming wave of automation, though. Best to plan for it and hope for a gentle transition rather than the aforementioned collapse

@  unluckiness : (16 July 2019 - 12:27 AM)

Capitalism is the worst amiright? Sent from my iPhone

@  Vexwing : (15 July 2019 - 11:24 PM)

Because the collapse is gonna be just great.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 July 2019 - 10:41 PM)

Let's hope this is late stage and we're on the cusp of something better.

@  abates : (15 July 2019 - 09:45 PM)

Late stage capitalism is the absolute best.

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 July 2019 - 01:33 PM)

So, welcome to all retail, everywhere.

@  Nevermore : (15 July 2019 - 01:24 PM)

Oh, and Greenpeace also conducted a protest at a German Amazon facility, to protest against Amazon's practice of throwing customer returns in the trash.

@  Nevermore : (15 July 2019 - 01:17 PM)

Right, because with Amazon, it's just the employees that have to step in dog shit while having no space to breathe.[/slightexaggeration]

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 July 2019 - 01:03 PM)

At least I can use Amazon without losing the ability to breath or step in dog shit.

@  RichardT1977 : (15 July 2019 - 12:58 PM)

Considering that Amazon is the new Walmart...

@  Nevermore : (15 July 2019 - 12:39 PM)

All of my best wishes go out to the brave women and men who have the balls (and ovaries) to go on strike at an Amazon facility in the US.

@  Nevermore : (15 July 2019 - 12:38 PM)

Speaking of. Not only are we in Germany on strike today, but so is the fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota!

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 July 2019 - 12:36 PM)

Overnight delivery is the right of all sentient beings.

@  RichardT1977 : (15 July 2019 - 12:34 PM)

(and is it sexist of me to assume that a character named "Amazon Prime" would be feminine?)

@  RichardT1977 : (15 July 2019 - 12:34 PM)

Whenever she was summoned, she would arrive the next day?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (15 July 2019 - 12:32 PM)

The Scioli and Barber TF vs Joe series mentioned an Amazon Prime.

@  RichardT1977 : (15 July 2019 - 12:22 PM)

Meanwhile I'm wondering why no one's come up with a fan character named "Amazon Prime". I mean, today IS her special day...

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 July 2019 - 11:20 AM)

The Wallet-Eater.

@  unluckiness : (15 July 2019 - 08:44 AM)

Woah. Unicron broke the site.

@  MEDdMI : (14 July 2019 - 10:08 PM)

Is that what kids are calling it these days?


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#3921 ExVee

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 06:05 AM

Yeah, that color mismatch was a surprise. Maybe it'll be less evident in person and the camera sensor or even just the lighting are exaggerating the differences.

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 08:24 AM

Rogue Class > Wizard Class > Cleric Class > Fighter Class

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 09:24 AM

English Class, Science Class, Math Class, History Class



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Posted 11 December 2017 - 10:19 AM

Lower class, Middle class, Upper class, Upper class twit


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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 11 December 2017 - 10:33 AM

Lot of class warfare going on in this thread.

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#3926 LV!

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 10:33 AM

Prime Starscream might have effeminate mannerisms but there's nothing effeminate about his design. His torso is pretty much an inverted triangle, he has no hips at all, and his hands reach down to his knees. He's basically shaped like a vertically stretched He-Man.



#3927 NightViper

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 10:47 AM

I think Slipstream ended up proving that. No matter the sexy legs and stilettos, she's not really a traditional feminine shape at all.



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Posted 11 December 2017 - 10:54 AM

How to put it, it's not a feminine body type at all, but it's definitely a specific, recognizable body type that is described as effeminate in men. He's "willowy" and "waifish". Not a bad thing, I think it works very well with his character and contributes to a very memorable version of the character.
Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 11 December 2017 - 11:00 AM

He's Robot Loki.

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 11:01 AM

Yeah, every time I watch a Prime episode I think, "Wow, kids shows have come so far."


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#3931 NightViper

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 11:13 AM

How to put it, it's not a feminine body type at all, but it's definitely a specific, recognizable body type that is described as effeminate in men. He's "willowy" and "waifish". Not a bad thing, I think it works very well with his character and contributes to a very memorable version of the character.

 

Yeah pretty much this exactly. "Effeminate" not feminine. He lacks any of the "masculine" bulk that visually manifests itself as heroic or brave, making him seem cowardly by comparison to guys like Megatron and Optimus. Add in the curved spine, dangling arms, and animated, hooked fingers, and you get the duplicitous vibe. It's by far the best visual representation of his personality.

 

Other body types have the benefit of creating that false air of importance that he craves to display, but if you want to show what Starscream is at a glance, Prime Starscream does all of that. 


Edited by NightViper, 11 December 2017 - 11:14 AM.


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Posted 11 December 2017 - 11:14 AM

Prime Starscream might have effeminate mannerisms but there's nothing effeminate about his design. His torso is pretty much an inverted triangle, he has no hips at all, and his hands reach down to his knees. He's basically shaped like a vertically stretched He-Man.

He's very basically Nosferatu, which I think was the intent in the first place.


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#3933 LV!

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 11:16 AM

He looks like Doctor Smith sounds.

 

EDIT: Actually, I guess he ACTS like Dr Smith sounds. He looks like a cadaver. I would definitely pick "cadaverous" as my adjective for his motionless design.


Edited by LV!, 11 December 2017 - 11:19 AM.


#3934 LBD "Nytetrayn"

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 11:26 AM

About the size classes, did G1 or G2 even really have those at all?

I mean, weren't cassettes, Mini-vehicles, Throttlebots, and Combiner limbs all basically the same price point, but grouped by what they were, rather than how much?

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 11:30 AM

About the size classes, did G1 or G2 even really have those at all?

I mean, weren't cassettes, Mini-vehicles, Throttlebots, and Combiner limbs all basically the same price point, but grouped by what they were, rather than how much?

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Defined as you seem to be doing so, I thought it was already established (certainly among folks who edit the TFWiki) that size classes, as we know them today, were introduced with Beast Wars.



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Posted 11 December 2017 - 11:46 AM

About the size classes, did G1 or G2 even really have those at all?

I mean, weren't cassettes, Mini-vehicles, Throttlebots, and Combiner limbs all basically the same price point, but grouped by what they were, rather than how much?

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Size classes didn't technically exist until Beast Wars, when Wal-Mart apparently forced the issue.


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Posted 11 December 2017 - 12:21 PM

About the size classes, did G1 or G2 even really have those at all?

I mean, weren't cassettes, Mini-vehicles, Throttlebots, and Combiner limbs all basically the same price point, but grouped by what they were, rather than how much?

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Depends on how you view "size classes" and "price points". Toys can be relesed in separate assortments despite technically being the same price pont.

G1 definitely did have separate assortments, which stores had to order individually. Every feature and "gimmick" was its own assortment, like Autobot Cars, Autobot Minicars (which became "Mini-Vehicles" in 1985), Decepticon Planes, Mini-Cassettes, Dinobots, Insecticons, Construticons, Triple Changers and so on.

During the first two years, Autobots and Decepticons each had their own separate dedicated assortments, with the first mixed faction assortments being the Mini-Cassettes, the Special Team Mini-Vehicles and the Special Team Large Vehicles in 1986.

Assortments continued all the way through G1 and G2. What Beast Wars did was finally streamline and standardize the price points, so there'd only be a smaller number of assortments retailers had to keep track of.

I wrote a brief summary here:
http://tfwiki.net/wi..._history_lesson

Edited by Nevermore, 11 December 2017 - 12:26 PM.

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#3938 Ya Kid K MK VII

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 01:16 PM

Prime Starscream might have effeminate mannerisms but there's nothing effeminate about his design. His torso is pretty much an inverted triangle, he has no hips at all, and his hands reach down to his knees. He's basically shaped like a vertically stretched He-Man.

And speaking of a Starcream body visually representing his personality...well, Prime Starscream certainly wins there. 

 

Even though it's hard to sound whiny without a nose. 



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Posted 11 December 2017 - 02:19 PM

I remember hearing ( 0I think from commentary on the blu-ray) that Prime SS was designed after well...... a snake in the grass.

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 02:41 PM

Yes, the character designer at first drew a big bulkier more traditional Starscream, but the producer argued that Starscream should have a sharp mind as his advantage, not a physically strong body, so he asked for a more snake-like Screamer. The character designer then did a loose sketch of a snake and drew Starscream's overall shape on top of it.





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