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@  wonko the sane? : (18 November 2017 - 08:37 AM)

You won't be at school or work anymore... so mitigated success.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 November 2017 - 05:21 PM)

Just don't try to plug yourself into an outlet. It won't end well.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2017 - 04:57 PM)

Trying to stay awake at work or school is a lot like using your controller when it's on low battery

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 10:31 AM)

If you're used to doing it with tabs, that makes sense. It doesn't feel weird for me.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 10:28 AM)

Also, it just feels weird if switching between webpages uses the same actions as switching between programs.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 10:21 AM)

I switch between different things on the browser and click on various plugins and stuff far more often than switching from program to program.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 10:19 AM)

Yeah I'm mostly just venting from frustration rather than trying to convince anyone, though @NotVeryNightly I will point out that the windows for the other programs I'm running are at the bottom of the screen as well.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 10:09 AM)

Tabs are on the top, near the address bar, browser tools, plugins and whatnot so the cursor will be there frequently anyway. Switching windows would require going down the screen.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 10:03 AM)

I mean, you do you. No bigs. You've just got a fairly unique stance that surprised me.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 09:54 AM)

I haven't seen words on the bottom bar of the screen since XP.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:13 AM)

All of which is put on the point that I don't care if people want to use tabs, I just want the option to not have them present for me on my browser.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:12 AM)

@Shrug- A quick glance at the bottom of the screen shows me what is open and where. Load times are basically so trivial that the load indicator on a tab is something I didn't notice until you mentioned it. The "which instance is playing noise" is a fair point but has basically only really been approaching meaningful for me maybe twice in all the time tabs have existed.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:07 AM)

@NotveryKnightly- I have never encountered a situation where that is true, especially given that tabs are on the other side of the screen to the other things I'm switching through.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:06 AM)

@ Nevermore- The windows at the bottom have the names of the websites on them, presuming you don't collapse them.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 08:08 AM)

Geez, this is reminding me of the awful pre-tab days.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 08:07 AM)

I can look at the tab to see if it hasn't finished loading yet. Now you can see which tab is playing sound, so no need to hunt through windows to find a video ad that started playing.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 08:07 AM)

And a quick glance lets me know whats open and where. No clicking multiple windows hunting for something. No waiting for some window preview to pop up (which wasn't available when tabs first started.)

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 06:03 AM)

Switching between tabs is way quicker than between windows.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:09 AM)

It's like having a clear structore with sub-directores, instead of just having all files on your computer stored in one giant directory.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:08 AM)

This way, I can switch between windows and then select the tab, instead of always trying to remember which window is for which website.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:07 AM)

I find one browser window with multiple tabs a lot easier to handle alongside other windows than multiple browser windows alongside other windows.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:06 AM)

I find multiple tabs a lot more comfortable than multiple windows.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:06 AM)

erm... no?

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 03:26 AM)

On mobile devices and whatever I understand why tabs would be a thing, but on a full desktop browser it's just- "Hey, here's a thing that's kind of like opening a new window, but objectively worse in every practical way"

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 November 2017 - 01:41 AM)

Someone remind me again: which versions of the CW Hot Spot mold did not suffer from bad hip ratcheting?

@  BlackMax : (16 November 2017 - 06:33 PM)

Holy crap I just pushed the F11 key for the first time on a keyboard since about 1994.

@  Shrug : (16 November 2017 - 01:11 PM)

tabs being wretched bs is definitely an opinion I've never seen before

@  RC85747 : (16 November 2017 - 08:25 AM)

Vivaldi lets you hide the tab bar

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2017 - 07:45 AM)

Yeah but that gets rid of everything else as well.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 November 2017 - 07:33 AM)

Hit F11 Pennpenn

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2017 - 04:15 AM)

I get that people like tabs. Fine. Whatever. I just detest the fact that most current browsers don't let you have the option of just hiding the bar away so I don't have to even think about the wretched bullshit things.

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2017 - 04:06 AM)

Does anyone know of a browser that doesn't force tabs on you? Just... any sodding browser that doesn't have tabs.

@  Telly : (16 November 2017 - 01:59 AM)

being mostly wrong is better than being TOTALLY wrong!

@  BlackMax : (15 November 2017 - 09:26 PM)

ALL HAIL THE BLESSED OCTOBUTT.

@  Strafe : (15 November 2017 - 08:24 PM)

I really hope so. All of my high school drawings and notes (Hand-written notes! God, I'm old.) from girls are in a chest in the attic of my parents house. I'll check when I visit!

@  MEDdMI : (15 November 2017 - 06:39 PM)

Do you still have those drawings?

@  BlackMax : (15 November 2017 - 06:31 PM)

I think lesbian ninjas is just an unmitigated good idea. *shrug*

@  Devcon : (15 November 2017 - 05:56 PM)

well, that and Balloon Doggies, Mr secretary

@  Strafe : (15 November 2017 - 04:12 PM)

It's my crowning Allspark achievement! You're welcome.

@  Strafe : (15 November 2017 - 04:05 PM)

"Someone" being me. No mystery to it, I used to draw a lot during class when I was in high school. I came up with lesbian ninjas, which were a specialized team of assassins with amazing hair and impeccable style. I scanned some of my drawings and mentioned them a few times on the ezboard 17 years ago, and people seemed to like the idea.

@  Copper Bezel : (15 November 2017 - 01:05 PM)

Thanks in any case!

@  Copper Bezel : (15 November 2017 - 01:05 PM)

Oh, wow. That is ages ago. 

@  Telly : (15 November 2017 - 01:03 PM)

ages ago meaning when the spark was still on ezboard

@  Telly : (15 November 2017 - 01:02 PM)

i think maybe it was part of a title of a movie someone posted ages ago and the "lesbian ninja" part stood out and people just latched on to it. please note this is possibly totally and completely wrong cause my memory is terrible anymore

@  Copper Bezel : (15 November 2017 - 12:11 PM)

I don't think it's a fandom thing, I think it's an Allspark thing. Or that's been my perception. Mayhem has some lesbian ninja regulars now but I think the reference is much older. = ] 

@  Robowang : (15 November 2017 - 11:02 AM)

Who knows. I always thought it was stupid.

@  RichardT1977 : (15 November 2017 - 10:31 AM)

What is this fandom's deal with lesbian ninjas? Is it some fantheory about Nightbird or something?

@  OrionPax44 : (15 November 2017 - 08:26 AM)

Huh my phone didn't even alert me for some reason. Guess it only does on the Mayhem Discord Hangouts??

@  BlackMax : (14 November 2017 - 09:41 PM)

Telly, you are FIRED as my PR agent. :D

@  Telly : (14 November 2017 - 09:05 PM)

you all dont know what you missed. there was fun. there were games. lesbian ninjas. tang and even a couple human sacrifices.


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#1 Copper Bezel

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 01:22 PM

This is a thread to collect all deep discounts, limited-time offers, and promotionals on Transformers items that might come up. These tend to get sprinkled into lots of different places and folks have been thinking it's a good idea to have a collected thread of what's up right now.

Going to start things off with this fairly incredible item dropped our way by NightViper:


He also mentioned that the newer assortment including Silverback weren't in the system and didn't ring up properly.

Edited by Copper Bezel, 02 August 2017 - 01:34 PM.

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?


#2 lightsyder

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 01:33 PM

Fantastic thread idea! Now I have to go to Target...



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Posted 02 August 2017 - 01:44 PM

At U.S. Wal-Marts, Titan Masters for $2.50, Activator Combiners for $9.00, and Alt-Modes for $3.50.

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 02:31 PM

:( seeing these prices makes me sad. 

 

good thread idea though 


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#5 Copper Bezel

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 02:33 PM

Poor Canada. X /

 

To be fair, though, I'm dumbstruck at that $1.50. That's the price of a goddamn candy bar.


Edited by Copper Bezel, 02 August 2017 - 02:34 PM.

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 02 August 2017 - 04:01 PM

Went to Toys R Us today and they had a buy one, get one 40% off on all Transformers stuff. Didn't see for how long though.

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 04:07 PM

Went to Toys R Us today and they had a buy one, get one 40% off on all Transformers stuff. Didn't see for how long though.

 

Just long enough for them to actually start stocking Trypticons, I 'spec.


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Posted 02 August 2017 - 09:07 PM

Your mileage may vary, but my local Walmart also has:

 

Rescue Bots Griffin Rock Firehouse Headquarters - $9

RID Legions - $3

RID Three-Step Changers - $9

Combiner Wars (and likely Titans Return) Leader Class - $21

 

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 10:20 PM

Aussies can pop into Big W for 20% off all toys until... August 16 I think? Yes. https://www.bigw.com.au/

 

They're rarely ahead of the curve in terms of TF waves but they tend to have a decent range of vaguely stale Generations, movie and RID. I don't think they're super into Rescue Bots but many stores here aren't. 

 

Only place I've seen Broadside, who appeared when the movie hit.



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Posted 03 August 2017 - 09:53 AM

I'm not sure if this is accurate as it seems a bit illogical, but the Club site has 'Iacon Cybertron Most Wanted' box sets advertised for $166.40, when they used to be over 400 bucks.  Thing is, the loose set is going for $309, hence my skepticism.



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Posted 03 August 2017 - 11:54 AM

Just got an email from the Transformers Club (defunct?) that you can now order from their store even if you didn't have an active membership recently.  I just bought $100 worth of stuff.

 

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We have now modified the store system so that everyone can now order the former Transformers Collectors'
Club items!

If you did not have a membership or you had lapsed many years ago, just put the Toyarama Store Account
in your cart (no charge) and the store will let you establish an account and order.  You can find this
item under the Membership tab.
You only have to do this once.

Our current sale ends tomorrow!

Check out these items on sale now at the club store! [transformersclub.com]

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2015 Assembled Class Figure
2014 Assembled Class Figure
FSS 4.0 Bonus Bluestreak
FSS 2.0 Bonus Eject
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2013 Mirage/Thundercracker set
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2006 Unassembled/Unpainted Class Kit
2007 Unassembled/Unpainted Class Kit
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2012 Unassembled/Unpainted Class Kit
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2010 Convention Bonus Slicer
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2015 BotCon Kre-o Earth’s Most Wanted 6pack
2015 Lio Convoy
2013 Machine Wars Boxed set
2013 Assembled Class Figure
2016  BotCon Rubber Duckie w/IDW Comic
2016 Skywarp
2014 Trans-mutate
2015 Diaclone
2015 Nova Prime
2014 Kre-o Set 6pk
2015 Cybertron Most Wanted Boxed Set
2016 Ramjet
2013 Carded Unsigned Depthcharge
2015 Waruders
2016 Return of Blurr Storybook

 
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Posted 03 August 2017 - 01:23 PM

At U.S. Wal-Marts, Titan Masters for $2.50, Activator Combiners for $9.00, and Alt-Modes for $3.50.

Noting that this isn't universal. My Wal-Mart had Titan Masters on sale but for $4 instead of $2.50

Went to Toys R Us today and they had a buy one, get one 40% off on all Transformers stuff. Didn't see for how long though.

This week. Sucks that some new stuff came in but not what I wanted so I had to pass.
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Posted 03 August 2017 - 01:41 PM

Has Nova Prime sold out? I can't seem to find the entry for the figure.


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#14 Magnusblitz

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Posted 03 August 2017 - 02:18 PM

Has Nova Prime sold out? I can't seem to find the entry for the figure.

 

https://www.toyarama...-1-pc-p1231.php



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Posted 04 August 2017 - 04:18 PM

I don't order online much. Can anyone tell me more about "First-Class Mail Large Envelope" and the "Priority Mail" shipping options?


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#16 NightViper

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Posted 05 August 2017 - 07:01 AM

Are you ordering figures/toys? You probably don't want those in a padded envelope.

If you're ordering comics, that option is fine for them. But maybe call in the order over phone and see if you can get a cheaper ship option - the software on the site doesn't like to calculate small weights like that.

#17 Copper Bezel

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Posted 06 August 2017 - 02:03 AM

Victorion's got a one-day promotional at Entertainment Earth for $60 with free shipping. 


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 06 August 2017 - 11:06 PM

The Last Knight Legion Class (Series 1) are on clearance for $5 and Tiny Titans (Series 1) are now $1.50 at Walmart...I suppose this doesn't bode well for the prospects of them stocking Series 2 of either line in the future.   :(

 

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Posted 06 August 2017 - 11:44 PM

My nearest Walmart has had wave 2 Legions for weeks. They're the only wave 2 anything any of our Walmarts seem interested in getting.

 

(Untrue. They also have the Armor Turbo Changer Whatever Megatron.)



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Posted 10 August 2017 - 12:16 AM

Has anyone seen any discounts on legends class Titans Return figures?

Edited by SHIELD Agent 47, 10 August 2017 - 12:16 AM.

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