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@  Rycochet : (05 March 2021 - 02:33 PM)

Better than my techniqueccutting off the outside world entirely and curling up in bed for months, barely eating or doing anything but sleep.

@  electricidad : (05 March 2021 - 09:03 AM)

WandaVision's message: Dealing with grief? Curl up with a good book.

@  tigerhawk : (05 March 2021 - 06:21 AM)

There's more S.cots in Appalachia then Scotland.

@  Stepwise : (04 March 2021 - 09:07 PM)

Wonko - I'm really sorry - I've been in that spot where everything is falling apart at the same time.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 March 2021 - 04:49 PM)

a minivan which NOW sounds like it's on it's last legs. Christ, why is everything breaking now?!?!?

@  wonko the sane? : (04 March 2021 - 02:45 PM)

He's willing, but it's our parents minivan, and I'm half the labour.

@  TM2-Megatron : (04 March 2021 - 02:34 PM)

Like anything; if they're willing to haul it away it's theirs.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 March 2021 - 12:44 PM)

And now my brother wants the old fridge, so instead of letting the delivery folk deal with it, I need to move it.

@  NovaSaber : (04 March 2021 - 11:53 AM)

I take objection to the idea that public health is "politics" just because some politicians don't listen to the experts.

@  fourteenwings : (04 March 2021 - 10:59 AM)

I was only replying to the general sentiment of the last three posts before mine.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (04 March 2021 - 10:58 AM)

The person you replied to specifically gave the example of "limiting the amount of people in a facility".

@  NotVeryKnightly : (04 March 2021 - 10:58 AM)

This wasn't about "lock[ing] everyone in the country down".

@  fourteenwings : (04 March 2021 - 10:57 AM)

All I'm saying is there are lockdown and anti-lockdown people and hashing it out in the shoutbox on a toy forum is dumb.

@  fourteenwings : (04 March 2021 - 10:56 AM)

You don't have to lock everyone in the country down to mitigate risks in one population.

@  fourteenwings : (04 March 2021 - 10:56 AM)

Of course older people have it worse, but America is one of those countries where people ship their old people to homes far away from the action anyways.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (04 March 2021 - 10:55 AM)

What ar you even trying to say, anyway? That we shouldn't complain about others increasing the danger more than necessary?

@  fourteenwings : (04 March 2021 - 10:55 AM)

Frankly, there's a lot to say on this issue that can't be encompassed on the shoutbox and I really really don't want to have to deal with politics every single time I check the forums.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (04 March 2021 - 10:54 AM)

To claim that this is about the people in the 20-40 range is also disingenuous.

@  fourteenwings : (04 March 2021 - 10:53 AM)

Essential workers and such are pretty fit on average which is an extra boon for them.

@  fourteenwings : (04 March 2021 - 10:51 AM)

It's not really a personal choice issue, it's a risk versus well, anything you want to do issue. Literally leaving the house results in potential exposure, mask or no. Overall, most of us who hang out here are 20-40, and our survival rate is comparable with some pretty out there statistics.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (04 March 2021 - 10:39 AM)

Anybody who has to go out because of work or groceries or whatever can't just choose to avoid any potential disease-spreaders, for one thing.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (04 March 2021 - 10:38 AM)

Kind of disingenuous to frame this as just a personal choice issue.

@  fourteenwings : (04 March 2021 - 10:22 AM)

This whole "I can't handle people not me having the choice to not put on masks" thing's a bit much.

@  -LittleAutob... : (04 March 2021 - 09:14 AM)

Hey, Florida is one of the most infected states, and we won't even shut down. We may use masks, but restaurants, clubs, you name it, those are still wide open. Also, what's limiting the amount of people in a facility again? :p

@  Steevy Maximus : (03 March 2021 - 08:57 PM)

Oklahoma is right there, apparently. Dang bible belt. Nice people, but not the smartest cookies I've seen.

@  Hg Dragon : (03 March 2021 - 08:52 PM)

Don't worry! COME TO TEXAS WHERE OUR IDIOT GOVENOR DECALRED THE STATE 100% OPEN AND ENDED THE MASK MANDATE!!!

@  TM2-Megatron : (03 March 2021 - 04:21 PM)

Beyond just the not even being able to walk into most stores

@  wonko the sane? : (03 March 2021 - 04:21 PM)

No kidding, but right now: unless it's physically on the shelf in front of you: there's no clear idea when it'll be available. And that goes for just about everything.

@  TM2-Megatron : (03 March 2021 - 04:18 PM)

I've heard new appliances are hard to get, for some reason

@  wonko the sane? : (03 March 2021 - 04:13 PM)

And the new one we settled on is backlogged up to two months. Even better.

@  TM2-Megatron : (03 March 2021 - 11:59 AM)

I mean, it's not all bad. Disney's releasing Speed remastered on 4K

@  wonko the sane? : (03 March 2021 - 08:48 AM)

And now the fridge has died. So far 2021 has been WONDERFUL.

@  Hg Dragon : (01 March 2021 - 08:49 PM)

I'm upset I can't "Like" a shout...

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 February 2021 - 09:39 AM)

The US election? *rimshot*

@  Paladin : (28 February 2021 - 09:19 AM)

WHICH 2016 clown panic?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (28 February 2021 - 07:22 AM)

Didn't that come right after the 2016 clown panic? No way to make clowns not disturbing at the time, surely.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 February 2021 - 04:26 AM)

The clown guise is supposed to lure kids in, it's no good if it looks sus in one glance.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 February 2021 - 04:15 AM)

The new one tries too hard to be unsettling from the start. Curry's look is just a plain old clown, until he very much is not.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 February 2021 - 04:14 AM)

And Curry has a far more disturbing look at times than the newbie.

@  Sabrblade : (28 February 2021 - 02:22 AM)

And the original was a showcase of Tim Curry's delightfulness as an actor. 'Nuff said.

@  unluckiness : (27 February 2021 - 10:19 PM)

first one was a decent horror flick but the second was a mess plotwise and even the scares were worse

@  tigerhawk : (27 February 2021 - 04:57 PM)

Never understood the hype for the IT movies, too many floppy zombie chases, They're not in the least unsettling.

@  Maruten : (25 February 2021 - 06:00 PM)

It's better than the last one!

@  Steevy Maximus : (25 February 2021 - 11:30 AM)

The new Wizards of the Coast logo looks stupid

@  Steevy Maximus : (25 February 2021 - 11:29 AM)

It's really rather shocking watching the Investor Day presentation and seeing how much Hasbro actually owns now.

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 February 2021 - 10:26 AM)

If everyone had COMMON SENSE, then things would maybe go a little better-

@  repowers : (24 February 2021 - 05:33 PM)

If everyone would just have the exact same opinions as me then we wouldn't have this problem

@  Kalidor : (24 February 2021 - 01:49 PM)

It just depends on what it is. It is preferable to take it to P&R though. But sometimes current news as it's happening is less restrictive.

@  fourteenwings : (24 February 2021 - 12:18 AM)

Huh, good point (x3)

@  ▲ndrusi : (23 February 2021 - 11:46 AM)

Yeah. 1. People treat it like Twitter. 2. There's no "take it to P&R" since there's no P&R for the Shoutbox. 3. There's similarly no way to avoid either subjects or people in the Shoutbox since there's no division and it doesn't respect the ignore function, so people end up engaging when they normally wouldn't.


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#361 Chimp Sausage

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 12:51 PM

 

 

It sounds as though a lot of people find his altmode doesn't fit together and/or that his feet are floppy and he won't stand up. I assume, given the diversity of reaction, that he's very QC-dependent.

Mine holds together well in car mode and the feet are fine, but he falls apart easily. The doors, front wheels, and hands pop off easy during transformation.

 

That sounds terrible, but given that a good 60% of the figure is brand new, there's a very good chance those issues have been fixed.

 

After five movies, I've got franchise fatigue, but finally doing justice to Bumblebee's '76 Camaro mode is enough to get my attention.

 

 

No 70s Camaro TF will ever be better than '07 Cliffjumper and his horrifying skull face. 



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Posted 12 February 2018 - 01:21 PM

The Legends one? (Because the Deluxe was from the Concept Camaro mold.)

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 09:56 PM

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 10:10 PM

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 11:12 PM

Kmart Australia has started chucking up shelf tags for these guys too. 

 

http://www.otca.com....&postcount=7182

 

Mind you, they did that for PotP like a month ago and I don't think we've had a Kmart sighting yet. 


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Posted 13 February 2018 - 08:04 AM

"A red faced Bumblebee? What kind of fetish does this guy have?


Red-faced yellow Camaro (if you believe Estrela and Antex)

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 08:15 AM

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 10:36 AM

So, what might the cancellation of Transformers 6 & no more movies for at least three years mean for this subline?


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Posted 16 February 2018 - 10:41 AM

That it only serves as the "Premier Edition" line for the duration of the Bumblebee movie line.

Which was always a chance, even before this news

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 02:10 PM

It means that it still has an insane amount of characters and designs to draw upon!  

 

I mean, at this point, the entire line is probably already planned and designed. Cancelling future movies probably won't affect that. 



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Posted 16 February 2018 - 02:13 PM

Yeah, if Hasbro is willing to keep making new toys of not-G1 with no ongoing media support. I'm not willing to bet they are, unless China can justify it.



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Posted 16 February 2018 - 04:27 PM

I would assume it depends entirely on how well it sells. If Studio Series does well they're not going to immediately can it just because there aren't any movies in the pipeline, surely?

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 09:10 PM

I imagine "not any movies in the pipeline" can change depending on how Bumblebee performs.

 

 

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 09:47 PM

I would assume it depends entirely on how well it sells. If Studio Series does well they're not going to immediately can it just because there aren't any movies in the pipeline, surely?

 

It's just a matter of not making more after whatever the 2018 lineup is. They could easily feel that the budget would be better spent on a line not tied to a marketing vehicle that's not ongoing in any way. Say, more G1.



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Posted 17 February 2018 - 10:32 AM

Some Russian site is selling them, and has stock photos:

 

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Posted 17 February 2018 - 10:55 AM

Stinger looks pretty decent!

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Posted 17 February 2018 - 11:08 AM

Stinger does look good. It appears all that business on his right arm folds up pretty nicely. And that car mode is great.

Crowbar also looks good, but...why are his fingers orange?! Who keeps doing that? Also I'm not sure his senseless new feet are actually an improvement on Berserker's.

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Posted 17 February 2018 - 11:16 AM

anything is an improvement over Berserker.

 

And yeah...I was buying this line anyway, but seeing Stinger...oh I am SUPERbuying this line now!


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Posted 17 February 2018 - 11:19 AM

I like Berserker fine, but the handful of complaints I have about him are in no way related to his perfectly good and on-model feet.

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Posted 17 February 2018 - 11:31 AM

Were people having trouble with Berseker standing? Cuz that would explain Crowbar's ridiculous heels.





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