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@  TheMightyMol... : (14 August 2020 - 02:47 AM)

Fake news, no shinobi.

@  Sabrblade : (13 August 2020 - 10:31 PM)

Turns out the President set the whole thing up as a publicity stunt. Very rude.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (13 August 2020 - 08:11 PM)

The ninjas will go away, it will be fine.

@  Paladin : (13 August 2020 - 08:02 PM)

listen; i'm sure there were very fine ninjas on both sides.

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 August 2020 - 07:50 PM)

My thoughts and prayers go out to the ninjas.

@  Cybersnark : (13 August 2020 - 06:36 PM)

Can we just let them have him?

@  Bass X0 : (13 August 2020 - 06:18 PM)

The president has been kidnapped by ninjas. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue the president?

@  Otaku : (13 August 2020 - 03:08 PM)

At first, I obviously thought I was correct.  Then I thought perhaps the spelling had changed for some reason.  Copyright/trademark law is weird, ya know?  Now I just accept I goofed. XD

@  Otaku : (13 August 2020 - 03:07 PM)

See, that one directly applies to me.  Apparently, I'd been misreading and mispronouncing it wrong for over 30 years... and I still slip and do it the wrong way much of the time.

@  Paladin : (13 August 2020 - 07:37 AM)

for the Internet age its the "Berenstain" Effect.

@  Bass X0 : (12 August 2020 - 01:49 PM)

Can you root for what The Rock is cooking!?

@  -LittleAutob... : (12 August 2020 - 10:35 AM)

sOmEoNe NoTiCeD-

@  wonko the sane? : (12 August 2020 - 07:37 AM)

I am the only one rooting for the rock these days?

@  Maximus Ambus : (12 August 2020 - 12:37 AM)

Sour grapes for the next decade until Apophis hits.

@  Hg Dragon : (11 August 2020 - 11:26 PM)

Thank yoo for vatching hydroolic pthress chan-nel.

@  Hg Dragon : (11 August 2020 - 11:19 PM)

Hey, do you have any grapes?

@  Otaku : (11 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

I dunno... it sounds kind of quackers to me.

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 August 2020 - 05:17 PM)

That would be nice....

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 August 2020 - 04:36 PM)

I wish I could just sit by a pond and watch ducks for a while.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 August 2020 - 03:52 AM)

Others say Joe sat down at this pond next to these ducks but really there's just no place in this world for an old man and his ducks.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:48 PM)

Even worse when I can produce those verifiable facts at a later point, and then the other person simply claims the argument was the other way round (as in, I was actually arguing their position and vice versa).

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:47 PM)

I can argue with people about my versus their memory of events when verifiable facts are not readily available, though, and I get really annoyed when I'm capable of presenting a precise, step-by-step summary with multiple key points that can be used for future verification, and the other person just goes "nope, wrong" without going into detail.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:45 PM)

I forget things, and I misremember things. But when presented with verifiable facts, my reaction is more like "Huh, could have sworn it was like that", not "this reality is not my own".

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 06:43 PM)

I have an extremely good memory (which I have proven time and again), and even I can be mistaken.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 August 2020 - 06:40 PM)

Might be worth pointing out that it only became "Mandela Effect" and not just "I remembered this wrong" when a conspiracy theorist insisted it was proof of alternate timelines.

@  Otaku : (10 August 2020 - 06:29 PM)

Incorrectly remembering Nelson Mandela's fate may be uniquely American... but is it really that strange to get South African political history wrong when you're no where near South Africa?

@  Otaku : (10 August 2020 - 06:29 PM)

I always assumed the Mandela Effect was a "human thing", not an American thing.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 August 2020 - 02:03 PM)

Then there are people who outright manufacture memories for whatever reason.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (10 August 2020 - 01:13 PM)

The human brain is so flaky that it is extremely unlikely that a given person does NOT have any false memories.

@  OverDrive73 : (10 August 2020 - 01:05 PM)

Perhaps it's simple word association the movie Sinbad and then our minds apply the same memories to a man named Sinbad.

@  OverDrive73 : (10 August 2020 - 01:04 PM)

The Mandela Effect is the same as people remembering Sinbad in a movie where he played a genie... Of which he never did.

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 09:36 AM)

People that believe Mandela Effect things would rather come up with any number of reasons as to why their version doesn't have any actual evidence(like alternate timelines collapsing into our own) than just admit they remembered something wrong

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Sort of. It's more that when presented with a verifiable fact, they double down because it's what they believe instead of changing their minds

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 August 2020 - 09:25 AM)

"I could have sworn that ______."

@  ▲ndrusi : (10 August 2020 - 09:25 AM)

I'm not arguing with either of those two statements, but they're not really connected. Mandela Effect is, to oversimplify, people being widely mistaken about what they think *is* a verifiable fact. Nothing to do with opinions.

@  MidnightFox : (10 August 2020 - 08:52 AM)

Pretty sure the Mandela Effect in general is an American thing. Opinion > Verifiable Facts is sadly a pretty American thing

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:27 AM)

Ask these people how Apartheid ended according to their recollection, and I'm sure they'll draw a blank.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:25 AM)

You got two black anti-Apartheid activists who were imprisoned by the oppressive regime. One died, the other was Nelson Mandela. It's not a far stretch that Americans who don't know many details about the history of other countries would mix up the two.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:24 AM)

My own theory is that these people are simply mixing up Nelson Mandela and Steve Biko, another South African anti-Apartheid activist, who did indeed die in police custody in 1977. There was an Oscar-nominated movie about his life starring Denzel Washington that came out in 1987, the same time frame these people claim remembering Mandela dying.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:17 AM)

I met a few people from South Africa, and they either never heard of the phenomenon at all, or only know of it from the internet. Apparently, it's completely unknown in South Africa, and it might even be entirely limited to the United States.

@  Nevermore : (10 August 2020 - 04:16 AM)

So does anyone remember the "Mandela Effect"? I'm talking specifically about the original case where many people vividly remember Nelson Mandela dying in prison in the 1980s.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 August 2020 - 03:16 AM)

Crisis of Corona.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 06:16 PM)

Which crisis crossover are we on now? I lost track.

@  Rycochet : (09 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

Much of the past decade has been the part of the comic series where less than stellar authors have driven the series into the ground and the editors are getting ready to either do a big multi issue crossover, leading to a reboot.

@  Bass X0 : (09 August 2020 - 02:28 PM)

At this point I've just decided to consider 2020 "not canon."

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 02:18 PM)

'member Pepperidge Farm?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 August 2020 - 02:10 PM)

Before the 'member berries there was Pepperidge farm. Pepperidge farm remembers.

@  OverDrive73 : (09 August 2020 - 12:21 PM)

>>>Shameless Plug<<< FYI. posted the last part of Quest for Tires in Allspark Pictures

@  SG Roadbuster : (08 August 2020 - 01:53 PM)

@Nevermore yes.

@  Nevermore : (08 August 2020 - 09:11 AM)

Is $30 a good deal for Subscription Service Breakdown?


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#9301 haywire

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Posted 22 June 2020 - 11:20 AM

 
Yes, that's the movie. It seemed like in wanted to be both a Thomas film and a Shining Time Station film at the same time, rather than sticking to just one or the other.


Well, that kind of makes sense. Shining Time Station is where I remember Thomas from as a kid, so I guess it makes sense a movie trying to bridge the two. Still seems like an odd approach.

To get back on topic, is anyone else's Wal-mart already reducing the prices on the Netflix Voyagers?

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Posted 23 June 2020 - 09:25 PM

Not that I can tell, but two of my local Wally Worlds have clearanced the "spoiler" box to $35 (and subsequently sold out of them).



#9303 GodSentinelOmega

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Posted 24 June 2020 - 06:21 AM

Kapow, which is the only place i've seen the Netflix figures. Well, all except for Magnus. Is having them delayed until November, since they were originally supposed to be out now. Which is super frustrating cause i am dying to get my hands on Hotlink. Plus i kinda wish i'd preordered Megs.


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Posted 24 June 2020 - 08:36 AM

Scrapface is a pain in the arse to find. Plenty of the Voyagers and other Deluxes, but no sign of him. He shortpacked or something?


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Posted 24 June 2020 - 09:27 AM

Scrapface is a pain in the arse to find. Plenty of the Voyagers and other Deluxes, but no sign of him. He shortpacked or something?

 

I think 1 to a case of 8 deluxes, so sorta shortpacked, but also some people are probably buying up 3 of him.



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Posted 24 June 2020 - 06:44 PM

Scrapface and Chromia are both 1 per case, with 2 Decepticon Mirage, 2 Sideswipe, and 2 Hound.

And I noticed that the red shin paint on my Scrapfaces are different on all 3 of the figure's legs. Weird. (I found two more in the end cap display my local Walmart finally put out. Still no Ultra Magnus, though...)



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Posted 25 June 2020 - 03:12 AM

just what the clearance isle needed, more hounds and sideswipes 



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Posted 25 June 2020 - 09:39 AM

I wonder if the ramp/shield type Battlemasters will make it into the show eventually.I hope for a personification similar to Plank from Ed Edd and Eddie.



#9309 ▲ndrusi

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Posted 25 June 2020 - 11:20 AM

just what the clearance isle needed, more hounds and sideswipes

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#9310 Have a Pickle

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Posted 25 June 2020 - 11:58 AM

Jesus. I'll check this thread in a week or so and see if this Tank Engine crap is over with.

Out before people start to make two pages of lame "derailed thread" jokes.

#9311 ▲ndrusi

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Posted 25 June 2020 - 04:18 PM

I, too, anxiously await the day people will stop talking about a thing they stopped talking about three days ago and I'm bringing it back up.



#9312 Agent X

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Posted 05 July 2020 - 12:07 AM

Thanks to discussions earlier in the thread, I got a Rumble/Ratbat set. It arrived at my post office the 22nd and just sat there until they delivered it this past Thursday.

 

Then I had a epiphany: I'll have to buy these again if they re-release them in Earthrise, JUST for the map piece.


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#9313 The Predaking

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Posted 08 July 2020 - 08:45 AM

So yesterday afternoon, I got a birthday present in the mail from my Brother and Sister in law, Siege Apeface! Woot! Looking forward to adding him to my Overlord squad!


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#9314 Nevermore

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Posted 18 July 2020 - 07:05 AM

So I got Netflix Hotlink from Smyths, and it would appear the figure is suffering from mold degradation. Several parts refuse to fit together properly and keep wanting to split apart in alternate mode.


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

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Posted 19 July 2020 - 10:13 PM

Walmart cancelled my Elita-1 order.

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#9316 Telly

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Posted 19 July 2020 - 10:31 PM

its for the best. probly wouldve had 2 heads or something


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#9317 Agent X

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Posted 19 July 2020 - 10:42 PM

Walmart cancelled my Elita-1 order.

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Posted 19 July 2020 - 11:04 PM

Some Twitter users are reporting their preorders were canceled; sometimes without a receiving any notification.


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Posted 20 July 2020 - 01:30 AM

Looks like Takara will be releasing the Walmart exclusives in Japan, and it looks like the Optimus has completely blue legs, so that's nice

 


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Posted 20 July 2020 - 06:32 AM

Looks like red eyes on their Soundwave in that picture.  Fingers crossed.





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