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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: SG Soundwave with Sephie Beller & SG Ravage VS Smooth Jazz with The Instruments {Region D - Clash On Caminus}


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Poll: Who won this fight? (43 member(s) have cast votes)

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 - 05:30 PM

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

 

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CLASH ON CAMINUS - four brutal fights to death or submission coming to you live from the home of the Mistress of Flame herself, Caminus! In this matchup we have the most Shattered of all of the Soundwave's in the multiverse taking on a bonafide rock star! Though even a heroic Soundwave still knows all about audiowaves! Who comes out on top and survives to the next round? Find out now!

 

The fighters have taken the field, 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 Skids

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 10:26 AM

Normally i would come up with some witty things to say on the candidate I want to win.  But lets be honest this race is about music and giving people what they want.  So lets rock out to the music in this battle of bands and see Sephie Beller went it for her team as everyone else is distracted playing music.



#3 Noideaforaname

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 10:48 AM

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#4 D Buster Prime

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 12:22 PM

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Oh what a day! What a lovely day!

 

Meanwhile, Soundwave is breakdance fighting.

 

Does this all come down to hip-hop vs. heavy metal?


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#5 GodSentinelOmega

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 02:03 PM

And the cuteness that is SGRavage!

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#6 Wheelimus

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 04:14 PM

*battle stops while Smooth Jazz & The Instruments break out into Bohemian Rhapsody*

 

You're welcome for that visual that will be with you til you die...



#7 Fear or Courage

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 06:22 PM

To be honest, Jazz and company arent warriors and dont really know whats going on. Soundwave and company at least are, to an extent, fighters.

#8 Wheelimus

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 10:29 PM

 

So an update on this battle from Your Bot On The Ground Wheels (sorry for the delay in reports but it's taking forever hopping between these 4 locales) as was expected this battle has been more musical than physical - though Ravage has spent the first ten hours inflicting light damage on all via traps while his partner hopes they concede, unwilling thus far to go for the kill. In fact I have it on good authority from one my many little birds throughout the games that Soundwave was quoted saying "punching him would be like punching a baby bird in the face - can't he just give up?" But thus far there was no give.

 

Things took a major turn however when somewhat predictably, even with the whole Shattered Glass variable in play, Laserbeak defected to the only Soundwave available. And then it...was...on. Rock-off. Jazz with Ratbat keytar vs Soundwave with guitar Laserbeak. Jazz went first and I tell you, it started out close. He nailed this riff perfectly.

 

 

But then it was Soundwave's turn and, my gawd, he played this note for note.

 

 

I don't even know what to say. The verdict isn't in until tomorrow but I don't see how Jazz show's his face again....



#9 D Buster Prime

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 10:57 PM

SG Soundwave Superior. Smooth Jazz unchrazimatic.

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#10 GodSentinelOmega

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 07:10 AM

After this match, SG Sir Soundwave and Smooth Jazz should collaborate and soundtrack the Sparky Races! :)

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#11 Wheelimus

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 03:59 PM

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After this match, SG Sir Soundwave and Smooth Jazz should collaborate and soundtrack the Sparky Races! :)

 

The bots would seem to agree with you as they just put on a great combined performance to send the crowd home happy. For you fleshy things not getting the live feed beamed into your visual receptors this gives you a great approximation. They really came together.

 



#12 Magnusblitz

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 04:36 PM

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This makes me want to actually support Smooth Jazz, but c'mon, his name is SMOOTH JAZZ. He cannot be truly metal.



#13 GodSentinelOmega

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 05:16 PM

If i could afford the boxset, i’d love to get the Knights of Unicron.

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