Jump to content


Toggle shoutbox Squawkbox Open the Shoutbox in a popup

Please don't post Youtube videos in the chat box. The forums software auto embeds them. 

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 October 2020 - 01:52 PM)

50/60's Twilight Zone, the 80's, millennium and recent ones also, all are in The Twilight Zone.

@  wonko the sane? : (28 October 2020 - 08:03 AM)

Twilight zone. Duh.

@  -LittleAutob... : (28 October 2020 - 07:52 AM)

Um.... what did I log in on...

@  Paladin : (28 October 2020 - 06:17 AM)

have they actually gotten worse than the one where Homer gets paralyzed by a spider and has to learn to communicate through his farts?

@  unluckiness : (28 October 2020 - 05:53 AM)

It's only fitting that SImpsons have halloween specials since it's been a shambling corpse of its former self since its teens.

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 October 2020 - 04:12 AM)

No I caught one of the latest one with parodies of Stranger Things which admittedly is horror series but Heaven Can Wait and The Shape of Water are Fantasy films. Plus implications of the characters being sociopaths or twisted has become a norm these days.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (28 October 2020 - 02:58 AM)

Which probably adds to the "reasons they should just stop making more of The Simpsons" pile.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (28 October 2020 - 02:58 AM)

You make it sound like The Simpsons becoming less repetitive is a bad thing.

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 October 2020 - 02:48 AM)

Remember when Simpsons Halloween specials parodied horror movies and would have the characters make off out of character remarks like "we chucked donuts at a old man for kicks."? they don't and can't do that any more.

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 October 2020 - 08:00 PM)

Tired of the same old Halloween stuff? Check out Tubi. The depths of the schlock available is astounding.

@  Donocropolis : (27 October 2020 - 11:51 AM)

Not sure if it's news or not, but I'm at Ross right now and they have Masterpiece Movie Ironhide for $24.99

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 October 2020 - 12:45 AM)

Final Fantasy 7 Remake’s Best Buy exclusive deluxe version is available for $10 as one of today’s daily deals

@  PlutoniumBoss : (26 October 2020 - 08:50 PM)

We can play the "Is it a real headline or an Onion headline" game.

@  Steevy Maximus : (26 October 2020 - 08:22 PM)

It's weird to see how much of Larry Hama's "satire" from the old GI Joe comic has no longer become satire in the past few years.

@  Maximus Ambus : (26 October 2020 - 11:29 AM)

Funny how 2020 gave me new appreciation for Dawn of the Dead 1978.

@  Sukoshiko : (25 October 2020 - 07:43 PM)

@Fenix Twilight Sure. Just not a good one.

@  Fenix Twilight : (25 October 2020 - 04:02 PM)

@Sukoshiko Well his clothes left an impression on you didn't they?

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 October 2020 - 06:09 AM)

I just read "Tesla Cybertruck" like AC/DC's "Thunderstruck", now it won't get out of my head, so I inflict it on all of you as well.

@  Sukoshiko : (25 October 2020 - 12:25 AM)

Tesla Cybertruck: amazing or just silly looking? I can't decide.

@  Sukoshiko : (25 October 2020 - 12:24 AM)

Weird question: I had to deal with a guy today... I'm not exactly up on modern fashions... or even archaic fashions... But this guy... Tuxedo Jacket and shirt, studs in all the button holes except the bottom one, blue jeans, and cowboy boots... Take a moment to imagine that get up. And this was to a business meeting, trying to impress someone. What look is that? Who on earth would dress that way? (I mean on purpose)

@  wonko the sane? : (24 October 2020 - 06:04 PM)

I think the few up here were lost to bad placement, poor weather, and the usual language trap.

@  TM2-Megatron : (24 October 2020 - 04:25 PM)

There are 5 spread around southwestern Ontario, all run by the same company. I've only been to the one in my area, but it seems to do good business even in non-pandemic times. On long weekends, when they do triple features, there's a normally a lineup to get in Friday and Saturday nights

@  Telly : (24 October 2020 - 01:51 PM)

there been one outside of my town for as long as ive been alive at least. its gone through its share of owners and periods of being closed down, but its been open for the past decade at least

@  Otaku : (24 October 2020 - 12:08 PM)

Bias from personal experience, but drive-in theaters are nearly extinct.  I grew up near one but it went out of business in the late 80s, and was torn down and replaced with some other business by the early 90s.

@  wonko the sane? : (24 October 2020 - 07:47 AM)

Out here, I mean. Couldn't comment on their popularity in place where they actually exist.

@  wonko the sane? : (24 October 2020 - 06:44 AM)

I wouldn't know. They've only come back into vogue with the social distancing from the plague, and while some places have made an effort to shoestring the places together, it's all largely too distant to be accessible.

@  TM2-Megatron : (23 October 2020 - 09:46 PM)

I'd hate to see ours replaced by condos. They're a great way to spend an evening, whether with family or on a date. And they've never been as common in Canada as the US, so we cna't afford to lose as many

@  wonko the sane? : (23 October 2020 - 09:45 PM)

Largely they were either poorly placed or bought out and torn down to be replaced by something other than over priced short term parking. Mostly condos.

@  TM2-Megatron : (23 October 2020 - 09:14 PM)

I guess your winters are worse, so they have a shorter operating season. Drive-ins in the Toronto area can usually operate until early or mid-December; maybe even into early January if there's no real snowfall, and open up again sometime in March.

@  TM2-Megatron : (23 October 2020 - 09:13 PM)

THere's really only 1 left in the entire province?

@  wonko the sane? : (23 October 2020 - 09:03 PM)

Ha! It's probably faster for me to drive to your drive in than to make my way to the only one left in quebec.

@  TM2-Megatron : (23 October 2020 - 06:57 PM)

Fortunately we still have a drive-in theatre that's exempt from the closures about a 10 minute drive away

@  TM2-Megatron : (23 October 2020 - 06:57 PM)

Theatres around here are closed again for at least another couple weeks (wouldn't be surprised if it's extended by another month or so, either), but that's what they've been doing here as well. Playing the old classics

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 October 2020 - 02:36 PM)

I got Earthrise Megatron, he's better then I thought he'd be though Netflix Megatron is still tops.

@  Bass X0 : (23 October 2020 - 10:44 AM)

The original Rocky movie is also showing. May go next weekend. That’s how you get people back in the theatres - show the old classics every adult loves.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 October 2020 - 10:35 AM)

They did a limited run showing of it up here too, back when the theaters were open... red zones suck.

@  Bass X0 : (23 October 2020 - 10:13 AM)

The original Back To The Future is showing in the Odeon in the UK now. I think I will go see it tomorrow.

@  Donocropolis : (23 October 2020 - 05:51 AM)

It was either the Bumblebee or Cliffjumper. Can't remember the colors.

@  Kalidor : (22 October 2020 - 06:43 PM)

What did it look like?

@  Donocropolis : (22 October 2020 - 01:34 PM)

I swear I remember getting the Happymeal G1 minibot as a child, but I live 2.5 hours from St. Louis, which is the only place they apparently came out. It's possible that I got it on a family vacation, though, as we went to Six Flags pretty often.

@  ▲ndrusi : (22 October 2020 - 01:07 PM)

Conversely, I had the Gobot helicopter from Wendy's and I was absolutely convinced it was an actual Transformer.

@  Donocropolis : (22 October 2020 - 08:13 AM)

I used to rubber-band Hot-Wheels style construction vehicles together and pretend it was Devestator.

@  Bass X0 : (21 October 2020 - 05:26 PM)

When I was about four years old, my parents bought me Bugbite and tried to tell me it was Bumblebee. I was not yet a fan of Transformers, but I knew that wasn't Bumblebee. I didn't even have the real Bumblebee at that time.

@  Maximus Ambus : (21 October 2020 - 01:39 PM)

It would come with two soundtracks: the eighties classic and one featuring dubstep and the VAs are popular Youtubers.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 October 2020 - 12:13 PM)

But yeah, reading it: I came off as a bit of an ass.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 October 2020 - 11:52 AM)

I just couldn't think of worse music than disco...

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 October 2020 - 11:35 AM)

What were you trying to imply with the mocking sarcasm, though? Nobody suggested that '80s music was any more "of it's time" than '70s music.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 October 2020 - 11:18 AM)

I said that disco wouldn't fare much better with the same context: media is property of it's time; biases, culture and limitations are all inherent in that. Some stuff can be brought forward because of an inherently timeless nature or the simplicity with which it was made but lots of media is a time capsule of the period of when it was made.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 October 2020 - 08:46 AM)

I'm not sure what you're trying to imply, or what you even think I said.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 October 2020 - 08:11 AM)

Yeah, cause disco would make the transition so much better...


Photo
* * * * * 1 votes

War for Cybertron: Siege discussion - Walmart Netflix line, Page 440


9629 replies to this topic

#5561 Sabrblade

Sabrblade

    Continuity Nutcase

  • Citizen
  • 31268 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Tampa, FL
  • Faction::Maximal

Posted 14 April 2019 - 09:42 AM

Pretty awesome stop motion animated video by Hasbro Taiwan:

Cool!

 

Also, "Transformers: Siege"

 

And, hello, 35th Anniversary logo!


Edited by Sabrblade, 14 April 2019 - 09:43 AM.

"When there's gold feathers, punch behind you!!"
.
QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

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.

#5562 Blot

Blot

    Grumble grumble complain grouse.

  • Citizen
  • 9005 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Faction::Decepticon

Posted 14 April 2019 - 10:55 AM

9U6O7pb.jpg



#5563 Platypus Prime

Platypus Prime
  • Citizen
  • 2633 posts
  • Faction::Unicron's Spawn

Posted 14 April 2019 - 05:18 PM

He has seen terrible things...



#5564 Cabooceratops

Cabooceratops

    Former Staff~

  • Citizen
  • 23084 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:Deep Space 9
  • Faction::Dinobot

Posted 15 April 2019 - 11:58 AM

I think Brunt's secret UV Code should be PRTS4MR.


Nah, it should be FCA =P

Like my art? I do commissions!! -> https://www.allspark...


#5565 ▲ndrusi

▲ndrusi

    Praise be to Stakeout.

  • Supporter
  • 27651 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:YES TOWN
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 18 April 2019 - 10:48 AM

Does the Prowl/Barricade/Bluestreak/Smokescreen mold use 5mm ports for the shoulder launchers, or something specialized?

#5566 Platypus Prime

Platypus Prime
  • Citizen
  • 2633 posts
  • Faction::Unicron's Spawn

Posted 18 April 2019 - 11:50 AM

It looked like some sort of slot, which was why I wondered if I could get a Targetmaster on his roof, but it seems that the lightbar is a 5mm post hole.  Weirdly, the two shoulder guns seem to combine INTO a gun that has a 5mm post.



#5567 unitremover

unitremover
  • Retired Staff
  • 1537 posts
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Faction::RIBFIR

Posted 18 April 2019 - 11:53 AM

Something specialized

 

tumblr_pq61itAhcZ1qdf6t1_540.jpg



#5568 NightViper

NightViper

    Ehhhhh...

  • Retired Staff
  • 42568 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Faction::RIBFIR

Posted 18 April 2019 - 12:12 PM

So can he wear all Arcee's stuff?

Nightbird's sais?

:p



#5569 Powered Convoy

Powered Convoy

    Skywarp Connoisseur

  • Retired Staff
  • 68063 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Faction::RIRFIB

Posted 18 April 2019 - 12:21 PM

Does the Prowl/Barricade/Bluestreak/Smokescreen mold use 5mm ports for the shoulder launchers, or something specialized?

As mentioned, something different on his shoulders.  But the tops of his arms have 5mm holes.


ACItEK8.png


#5570 Walky

Walky

    King Kong Aventure Fudge

  • Citizen
  • 40686 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Columbus, OH
  • Faction::RIRFIB

Posted 18 April 2019 - 12:26 PM

So can he wear all Arcee's stuff?

Nightbird's sais?

:p

 

I checked, and no.  They're not compatible.  



#5571 NightViper

NightViper

    Ehhhhh...

  • Retired Staff
  • 42568 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Faction::RIBFIR

Posted 18 April 2019 - 01:14 PM

Aw. I had visions of some pretty crazy shoulder weapons for a second there...

#5572 Walky

Walky

    King Kong Aventure Fudge

  • Citizen
  • 40686 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Columbus, OH
  • Faction::RIRFIB

Posted 18 April 2019 - 01:23 PM

My Aileron custom sadly cannot use either version of Arcee's weapons, no.  



#5573 Walky

Walky

    King Kong Aventure Fudge

  • Citizen
  • 40686 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Columbus, OH
  • Faction::RIRFIB

Posted 18 April 2019 - 01:26 PM

(Thrilling30 or Titan Master, to be clear.)



#5574 NightViper

NightViper

    Ehhhhh...

  • Retired Staff
  • 42568 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Faction::RIBFIR

Posted 18 April 2019 - 01:37 PM

Aileron using Arcee's weapons would be nifty! Shame!

Thanks for checking!

#5575 ▲ndrusi

▲ndrusi

    Praise be to Stakeout.

  • Supporter
  • 27651 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:YES TOWN
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 18 April 2019 - 07:09 PM

Dang. I'll have to wait until I get one of them in hand, then (which might be a while since I'm skipping Prowl himself). Oh well.

#5576 Nevermore

Nevermore

    Unionized and proud of it.

  • Supporter
  • 13656 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Germany
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 19 April 2019 - 06:15 AM

Why did Red Alert's lightbar end up so dark compared to the CG renders?
Red_Alert_robot_render.jpg Red_Alert_alternate_render.jpg
Red_Alert_robot_Hasbro.jpg Red_Alert_alternate_Hasbro.jpg
Red_Alert_robot_Takara.jpg Red_Alert_alternate_Takara.jpg

I guess because of the smoked dark clear plastic used for the windshield. They couldn't make that become light clear red.

Edited by Nevermore, 19 April 2019 - 06:17 AM.

aR2oX8u.jpg
Big thanks to my dad for playing along with this visual recreation.

#5577 unitremover

unitremover
  • Retired Staff
  • 1537 posts
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Faction::RIBFIR

Posted 19 April 2019 - 06:38 AM

Those are Takara's stock photos, right? They might not actually be representative of the final toy, bc I remember at least their stock photos for Magnus still had his gun as being red instead of silver.

#5578 Powered Convoy

Powered Convoy

    Skywarp Connoisseur

  • Retired Staff
  • 68063 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Faction::RIRFIB

Posted 19 April 2019 - 06:48 AM

Could be not final. As TakaraTomy SG-07 Ultra Magnus showed a mostly red gun, but the final ended up with a silver painted gun.
https://takaratomyma...g4904810595694/
https://blogs.yahoo....7/15877764.html

Or what unitremover said. :)

ACItEK8.png


#5579 Maruten

Maruten
  • Staff
  • 7962 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Australia
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 19 April 2019 - 03:10 PM

The bulb is dead.

WsuGTl1.jpg


#5580 Platypus Prime

Platypus Prime
  • Citizen
  • 2633 posts
  • Faction::Unicron's Spawn

Posted 19 April 2019 - 03:14 PM

It's a blacklight bulb.  Everything ELSE glows brightly.





Reply to this topic



  


2 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 2 guests, 0 anonymous users