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@  BlackMax : (21 November 2017 - 04:53 PM)

Sweet!

@  wonko the sane? : (21 November 2017 - 08:00 AM)

Okay, that's freaky good.

@  Locoman : (20 November 2017 - 11:02 PM)

Today I learned that the credits theme from Avatar syncs up alarmingly well with the theme from Beast Wars.

@  Shrug : (20 November 2017 - 10:24 PM)

We badly want to move and completely lack the money to do so. Sigh.

@  Shrug : (20 November 2017 - 10:23 PM)

Which, the opposite side of one bathroom wall is the bedroom. The other wall has all my Transformers on the other side. And it was so bad the other day it actually stunk up the laundry room below the bathroom.

@  Shrug : (20 November 2017 - 10:21 PM)

And the smell is leaking through the bathroom. I'm guessing the vents are connected.

@  Shrug : (20 November 2017 - 10:20 PM)

Turns out they smoke. A lot. I know this because it's now cold outside and they're closing their windows.

@  Shrug : (20 November 2017 - 10:20 PM)

So, I moved to a duplex this summer. And I noticed my neighbor's kept their windows open all the time.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 November 2017 - 06:58 PM)

The Netherlands fights the sea every day.

@  Bass X0 : (20 November 2017 - 02:32 PM)

It's a Spider's Game over there.

@  Boomhauer : (20 November 2017 - 09:08 AM)

The best moment of the Emu War is when they brought machine guns to shoot at large groups of birds and at no point a single person in the room brought up "wait but emus are fast won't they just dodge and-"

@  Pennpenn : (20 November 2017 - 04:53 AM)

Yeah yeah, giant spiders. Look up the Great Emu War of the 1920s for instances of Australia trying to defeat it's wildlife and failing miserably.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (20 November 2017 - 03:41 AM)

Australia is still fighting their war on Giant Spiders.

@  Pennpenn : (20 November 2017 - 01:58 AM)

The queue is pretty long, and I don't think Australia is going anywhere any time soon.

@  Locoman : (19 November 2017 - 10:59 PM)

Welcome to the "political crisis" queue, here's your ticket.

@  Nevermore : (19 November 2017 - 10:20 PM)

Complicated lengthy coalition talks just failed.

@  Nevermore : (19 November 2017 - 10:20 PM)

Oh boy. Germany is in a political crisis.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 November 2017 - 01:25 PM)

I could handle going back to not existing. x.x;

@  Bass X0 : (19 November 2017 - 01:14 PM)

Life is the brief recess we get from not existing before going back to not existing.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 November 2017 - 01:10 PM)

Nah.. Life is simply the precursor to death.

@  Bass X0 : (19 November 2017 - 12:41 PM)

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

@  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.


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#21 Locoman

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 12:44 PM

"Sure, he shrugged off Metroplex, but this tiny shuttle he easily crippled packed more than enough punch to kill him."


The Throttlebots are just that good.

The reason why they've been stranded on Botanica for a decade is because all of the Autobots are too scared of bringing them back to Cybertron for fear of the horrors that they will unleash on all and sundry.
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Posted 09 November 2017 - 01:12 PM

I want Searchlight to join the main cast and be just be super jealous that Aileron took his old job.



#23 Razorprimer

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 02:22 PM

I'm more with Spacewarp. Maybe he got back up, then transformed and gone into pursuit after Throttlebots, but durning the fight he got damaged so much that he got into a Stasis Lock. He's been looking for them for this years and after this unspeakable evil from that will rise, and they will have to hold this off together.



#24 Wildwade

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 03:17 PM

Aw, too bad about Freeway and Wideload.

 

Wait, they were the unlikeable ones, right?  Nevermind.



#25 LV!

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 03:40 PM

I hope he's dead. That guy was the worst.

#26 Spacewarp

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 03:43 PM

I mean, looking back, Wideload only got blasted off a building, and Freeway got ran over.

 

Goldbug must of done a shitty job looking for them, if he just left them behind like that.


 

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 03:50 PM

I want Goldbug, Bumblebee and Centurion to all meet each other.

#28 Locoman

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 03:51 PM

I wonder if there's going to be some kind of insane twist ending where it's revealed that Bumblebee's spirit possesses Goldbug, who then falls back in time to become Centurion.
"He learned, almost too late, that man is a feeling creature and, because of it, the greatest in the universe. He learned, too late for himself, that men have to make their own way, to make their own mistakes. There can't be any gift of perfection from outside ourselves. And, when men seek such perfection, they find there's only death, fire, loss, disillusionment, the end of everything that's gone forward. Men have always sought an end to toil and misery. It can't be given; it has to be achieved. There is hope, but it has to come from inside, from man himself."

#29 ▲ndrusi

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 05:26 PM

"Sure, he shrugged off Metroplex, but this tiny shuttle he easily crippled packed more than enough punch to kill him."

How about: "He survived getting stomped by Metroplex, but was in bad enough condition afterward that the shuttle had enough firepower to finish him off, albeit not before he did his fare share of damage to it."

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 06:02 PM

Man, I'm getting shades of "oh, Thunderwing died off-panel".

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 06:12 PM

Considering the last we saw of Sixshot in that issue, I was halfway expecting it'd be retconned turn out he had a recall trigger, like the Magnus Armour or Tyrest.

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 06:42 PM

You know I'd forgotten that issue ended on the shittiest of shitball cliches.

 

Now I'm even more glad he died off-panel.

 

 

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#33 LV!

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 06:52 PM

Note: Sixshot died on the way back to his home planet.



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Posted 09 November 2017 - 07:19 PM

Seachlight: Are you sure he's dead Goldbug? We never checked the body.

 

Goldbug: You wanna go look at him?

 

Searchlight: Good point.


 

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 07:33 PM

Yay Throttlebots!

 

I know you guys are joking but I'm totally on board with "Throttlebots were badass enough to go back and kill Sixshot for good." I mean, it even sorta fits with their short Marvel appearances, where Rollbar punched holes in enemies and Chase got to go hunt down Megatron.


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Posted 09 November 2017 - 07:46 PM

Chase: I feel like I've got road burn.

 

Optimus: Then that will be your new name, Roadburn!

 

Chase: WTF.

 

*Goldbug looks around shiftily*



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Posted 09 November 2017 - 07:58 PM

I've had this long to get used to Sixshot not being around, if he really is dead I'll live. I'll always have Devastation. You'd think getting stomped on by a city would make someone reconsider if killing some low ranking Autobots was really worth it but maybe he lost a bunch of money gambling against them before the war or something.

I thought Ramondelli's art on the Onyx Prime issue fell back into being pretty weak again but it looks alright here!

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 08:01 PM

I would definitely be disappointed if Sixshot was killed off-panel. Seems a bit of a waste with no narrative purpose imo

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#39 LV!

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 08:17 PM

"A waste with no narrative purpose" pretty much epitomizes IDW Sixshot.



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Posted 09 November 2017 - 08:21 PM

"He kills. He destroys. He eradicates. He-- oh wait, the Throttlebots got him."





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