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@  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.

@  fourteenwings : (23 February 2021 - 10:56 AM)

Is there something about the Shoutbox that just means we get politics taking over the thing at least once a week?

@  wonko the sane? : (23 February 2021 - 08:26 AM)

At least your government is willing to talk about the collapsing medicare system. In quebec, their ignoring it in favour of talking about language again! Oh, and unconstitutionally denying access to eduction.

@  Shockwave 75 : (23 February 2021 - 07:52 AM)

At least here in my home province of Ontario we have a conservative gov't who doesn't want to cuz $$$$, but the argument is that they'll end up paying in medical care anyways for those sick people so why not?

@  Shockwave 75 : (23 February 2021 - 07:51 AM)

We have paid sick leave here in Canada too, but it's not very much and not everyone has it. So we're trying to get the gov't to extend it, and give it to everyone.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:23 AM)

The only reason people still go to work despite being sick is because they feel emotionally obliged to serve their employer.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:20 AM)

Some people abuse the system by somehow getting sick with a different plague every five weeks.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:20 AM)

Those six weeks are out of the employer's pocket by legal mandate. If you're still sick after those six weeks, the health insurance company takes over the payment.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:19 AM)

That's the good thing in Germany - we have legally mandated paid sick days. Six weeks (!) for a single cause (consecutive or recurring, as long as it's the same cause; reinfections long after the fact don't count), Everytime the employee gets sick with a new cause, another six weeks start.

@  tigerhawk : (22 February 2021 - 04:48 PM)

That's how my family got sick, my brothers a teacher, he has a class for expelled students, they gave full attendance these past few lockdowns out of sheer boredom, they can turn in sick and break isolation and he nor the other staff, who also got sick, couldn't do anything about it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 February 2021 - 03:03 PM)

Yeah, pretty sure the only reason people don't stay home when they're sick is that the vast majority of society lives paycheque to paycheque, and they can't afford even one missed day of work.

@  -LittleAutob... : (22 February 2021 - 11:27 AM)

That's unfortunate... I know masks can be annoying, but I think not being able to breath comfortably for a while is better than actually having the virus and not being able to breath at all. bUt Oh, pEoPLe dOn'T bELiVe ThE dAmN vIrUs Is rEaL

@  wonko the sane? : (22 February 2021 - 08:28 AM)

Hahahaha! Oh, you're serious. Yeah, no one is going to do that. Far too many are in positions where they simply cannot afford the time off, and most of the rest are the kind who won't wear the mask in a global pandemic, never mind when they alone have the sniffles.

@  Shockwave 75 : (22 February 2021 - 08:20 AM)

I just hope a take-away from this will be for people to stay home when they're sick, and if they have to go out, wear a mask so as not to spread their illness.

@  TM2-Megatron : (21 February 2021 - 08:25 PM)

I think it's mostly the masking that's kept the flu season down so much, and that's unlikely to be kept up for that long. I'm sure there'll be some people who keep wearing masks for years after this, but I suspect a larger number are anticipating people able to toss them once vaccinations are complete.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 February 2021 - 05:27 PM)

Same in canada. Doctors report it to be basically non-existant. I kinda hope they keep some stuff up after everyone is vaccinated. Like hand sanitizer at store entrances, and actually cleaning the shopping carts.

@  tigerhawk : (21 February 2021 - 05:17 PM)

On the plus side cold and flu cases are down 80% this winter thanks to lockdowns, or at least that's the case in the UK.

@  Hg Dragon : (21 February 2021 - 04:37 PM)

This is quite possibly the most miserable i have ever felt.

@  Hg Dragon : (21 February 2021 - 04:37 PM)

i'll be nice and not bypass the cupcake monkey, but COVID can *bleep* itself in the *bleeping* *bleeper* with a *bleeping* cactus.

@  tigerhawk : (21 February 2021 - 02:39 AM)

He only appeared the once in the US comics and got one follow up in the UK comic. He never suffered badass decay like Omega Supreme and the combiners.

@  Rycochet : (19 February 2021 - 05:15 PM)

Trypticon's debut issues in the marvel comic were the absolute best 'To sell a toy' comics of the book.

@  tigerhawk : (19 February 2021 - 03:04 AM)

Then the audience goes "This was a stealth Transformers film wannit!"

@  tigerhawk : (19 February 2021 - 03:03 AM)

Godzilla vs Trypticon, co written by Christina Hobson and Max Borenstein.

@  Bass X0 : (19 February 2021 - 01:36 AM)

I now want G1 Grimlock to transform into Mecha Godzilla.

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 February 2021 - 04:23 PM)

I preferred Rush when Midway made it.

@  Bass X0 : (17 February 2021 - 03:13 PM)

The best Rush comes from Canada.

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 February 2021 - 02:54 PM)

In *other* wonderful and fantastic news, guess whose Kingdom Cheetor and Paleotrex FINALLY arrived today?

@  Bass X0 : (16 February 2021 - 03:07 PM)

yeah, its a good show. watch as much as you can.

@  tigerhawk : (16 February 2021 - 04:58 AM)

Goodnight Sweethearts turned out to be a gem, I only knew Nicholas Lyndhurst in Only Fools and Horses but never saw this show before.

@  Bass X0 : (15 February 2021 - 04:07 PM)

Then we got Ultra Magnus, Fortress Maximus, Dai Atlas, Megatron, Galvatron, Starscream, Thundercracker, Skywarp and Banzai-Tron in Alternity...

@  Sabrblade : (15 February 2021 - 12:04 PM)

Heh, that new Binaltech comic that Ichikawa wrote for one of the Japanese Generations books even had the other Dinobots make fun of Grimlock for his "Autobot Car" body.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 February 2021 - 12:03 PM)

They got that rescue bot grimlock that turns into a motorcycle. That's... pretty neat...

@  Otaku : (15 February 2021 - 11:35 AM)

Just to make Grimlock feel more "wrong", they even highlight how his character just seems ill-suited for a sports car alternate mode in his own backstory.  Hindsight is 20/20, so I now wish they'd made a T-rex that transformed into a sportscar.  Still probably would have been as much or more of a pain to transform, but at least it'd feel more like Grimlock. :D

@  Rycochet : (13 February 2021 - 04:39 PM)

Some Alternators were fine, then you have Grimlock/Wheeljack, with three transformers worth of fiddly and a giant buttflap.


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THRILL-KILL 32: Movie Barricade with Frenzy & Alice vs IDW Jazz with Spike Witwicky {Region C - Violence From Velocitron}


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After fighting to death or submission, whichever came first, who won this fight?

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#1 Wheelimus

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 04:51 PM

Voting goes live March 24 12:01am. Voting closes March 25 11:59pm.

 

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VIOLENCE FROM VELOCITRON - four brutal fights to death or submission coming to you live from the fastest planet around, Velocitron! In this matchup we have an iconic Movie universe team as Mr. Punish and Enslave himself Barricade teams up with Alice & Frenzy to take on the most reluctant team in these games - IDW Jazz and IDW Spike Witwicky. Surprisingly the latter has appeared for the games - his disappearance during Media Week left all worried that an "accident" had befallen the most violent of all Witwicky family variants. Though something could be off with Spike - sure seems a lot more shut the hell up than we're used to.

 

The fighters have taken the field, ready for a...

 

"Are you username: LadiesMan217?" Barricade screams upon reaching their opponents on the field. Yikes. Talk about a case of mistaken identity...

 

Where was I. Oh right, ready for a March Mayhem style demolition derby of death. Take your seats, let us know what you've observed from this war since none of us can see the entire battlefield, and most importantly vote to tell us who won and who was subsequently left offline!



#2 GodSentinelOmega

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 02:24 PM

IDW Spike will feel the fist of brutal justice!

Or Alice will fool him with beauty, then gut him.

Sorry Jazz, but i really hate IDW Spike.

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#3 Noideaforaname

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 03:51 PM

Good luck defeating a Decepti-cop that can cheat certain death by simply falling out of frame.



#4 Wheelimus

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 03:56 PM

Good luck surviving when your that particular Spike and your partner wants you dead as badly as your opponents.

 

Hell has anyone seen Jazz for a while? :D



#5 SoS

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 04:03 PM

Pft, let's face it IDW Spike will be helpless once Barricade deploys Alice in her pretender form. We all know Spike is weak to certain feminine types.


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#6 D Buster Prime

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 05:04 PM

Barricade: Agent Jazz, your non-regulation speaker installations are declared to be generating audio emissions that are loud, disturbing or excessive noise and/or noise disturbance in violation of the local noise ordinance. Surrender the Witwiccan.  Dead or alive, you're both coming with me.


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#7 GodSentinelOmega

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 05:20 PM

Jazz surrenders, or throws, Spike at Barricade. Alice steps out in a nurses outfit.

Dissection ensues. ;)

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#8 Fear or Courage

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 06:18 PM

Yeah spike alone makes his side a loss.

#9 Wheelimus

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 03:20 PM

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Welp final update on this battle. It's getting time to settle in at the fights that will go down to the wire and this ain't it.

 

As noted Barricade got a hold of Spike and tragically we're told will not return to the games, despite wielding no usable intel on the mysterious LadiesMan217. Lest you think this was barbaric Jazz made sure to put his audio rig to good use, blasting this while Spike was dispatched from the games so no youngling ears were bothered. At the maximum legal limit of course.

 

 

After that the fighting seems to be mostly done and, believe it or not, has gone way off topic as Barricade continues to press Jazz for more Prowl stories. It's really kind of sad. Otherwise all seem happy with the fact that Barricade will move forward in search of his target and Jazz will go home with a lot of worthless weight off his shoulders.



#10 Magnusblitz

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 04:41 PM

IDW Spike sucks but Alice might be one of the few characters/concepts I hate more.



#11 GodSentinelOmega

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 05:12 PM

Just9ce has been Served!

I do agree about Alice though.

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#12 Wheelimus

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 05:53 PM

Alice is the sort of thing Michael Bay got away with in 2009 that he probably couldn't in 2018.



#13 GodSentinelOmega

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 07:29 PM

Indeed. Its like ‘Wow, this Pretender thing seems cool. How can i make super sexy and 4x-loitatively pointless?’

Use it for the Hot Chick™ Michael Bays mind really never grew up did it? :)

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