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@  Xellos : (25 April 2019 - 07:49 AM)

Aye, or at least the movies for Zeta, as they supposedly negate ZZ, kinda like how the Code Geass clip movies retcon some events before the newest one.

@  Telly : (24 April 2019 - 11:05 PM)

i wish theyd dub double zeta. thats the only one im missing for the "amuro vs char" thing (and chars not even in it so...). but given some of the things ive heard about it, its probly best that they dont dub it

@  Telly : (24 April 2019 - 11:02 PM)

and im on vacation next week so ill have lots of time to watch all this lol

@  Telly : (24 April 2019 - 11:01 PM)

@zaku ive got war in the pocket on standard dvd already. amazon didnt have it on blu ray. bonus points to it for having character designs by haruhiku mikimoto. and this collecction is only "new" in as much as its new to me on blu ray. ive had burnt dvd copies of it all for years

@  Xellos : (24 April 2019 - 09:44 PM)

Yeah, 00 was pretty good, and I recently watched Build Divers, and found it really fun. Got both limited editions of IBO... still need to watch them...

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 April 2019 - 08:30 PM)

00 is also pretty good, basically a refined version of the Wing concept, and IBO is great.

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 April 2019 - 08:29 PM)

I'll be the requisite "Build Fighters is actually pretty good" chime in

@  MEDdMI : (24 April 2019 - 07:52 PM)

G Gundam was the best. Horse mecha! Piloted by.... a HORSE!

@  ZakuConvoy : (24 April 2019 - 07:31 PM)

I'd probably recommend tracking down 0080 War in the Pocket to go along with your new collection, but you might have enough to watch for right now.

@  Xellos : (24 April 2019 - 06:53 PM)

G Gundam will likely always rank first for me, as it is the one I find the most fun, but 8th MS was great for being the most "realistic" of the UC stuff.

@  Telly : (24 April 2019 - 06:17 PM)

the only other gundam series ive watched-which was also the FIRST gundam series i watched-is wing (and ill probly get that on blu ray soon too). i know i havent watched everything tied to it, but the UC is quite enough for me lol

@  Telly : (24 April 2019 - 06:14 PM)

i think 8th team is my favorite, but cant say why. maybe it has something to do with them not being newtypes. i dont particularly like that concept

@  Xellos : (24 April 2019 - 06:11 PM)

8th M Team, 0083, and Zeta are my favorites of the original timeline. Have yet to watch Origin, but it is loooow on my list, as I never particularly liked Char. Quattro Bajeena was actually kinda cool, though.

@  Telly : (24 April 2019 - 05:49 PM)

so i just did something insane. i bought gundam origin, first gundam, 08th ms team, operation stardust, zeta gundam AND chars counterattack on bluray...

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2019 - 05:46 PM)

Hollywood stereotypes, eh? Don't get me started on how sheerly unrealistic that can be, and how badly Hollywood loves to stick to them.

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2019 - 05:44 PM)

Also, fun fact: To me, Dutch is the language that sounds harsh compared to German.

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2019 - 05:37 PM)

Generally, nobody shouts at each other in Germany unless they're either a) morons or b) doing it for comedic effect.

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2019 - 05:36 PM)

... based on an outdated way of speaking (I mean, does anyone in the US still speak like Joe Friday?)... which might also have been at least partially a regional thing.

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2019 - 05:34 PM)

Generally, many native English speakers' primary conception of the German language and its perceived harshness comes from Hollywood movies... created by non-native German speakers, with non-native German actors giving their impression of what they think the German language sounds like...

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2019 - 05:33 PM)

I might be severely biased, but as a native German speaker, I think the perception of the "harsh German language" is at least in part due to a myth created by Hollywood.

@  Pinkcolliebot : (24 April 2019 - 05:32 PM)

I wish I knew if that Blue autobot in the background in the movie Bumblebee was Blurr.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2019 - 11:52 AM)

Blood is blue before coming into contact with air from outside.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 April 2019 - 09:50 AM)

I had to use a whole ten percent of my brain to understand that.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 April 2019 - 08:32 AM)

I think I saw a debunking of that like at least a decade ago when I still relied on TV for things.

@  Paladin : (24 April 2019 - 08:21 AM)

isn't the whole "lemmings jump to their death" thing proven false now too???

@  Pennpenn : (24 April 2019 - 03:05 AM)

It's like how the whole "alpha male" thing doesn't really show up in wolf packs in the wild.

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2019 - 01:54 AM)

Aaaaand another myth busted.

@  CORVUS : (24 April 2019 - 12:27 AM)

Quite welcome! :)

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2019 - 09:51 PM)

@Corvus Huh, did not know that part. Thanks for imparting knowledge!

@  Kayla Kaon : (23 April 2019 - 09:27 PM)

No because it's true.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 April 2019 - 09:17 PM)

Would I be jaded if i said that's a good lesson about people as well?

@  CORVUS : (23 April 2019 - 09:01 PM)

Overstated risk. Most observations of sexual cannibalism in the Praying Mantis occurred in captivity, versus nature. When entomologists began observing them in nature instead, they found that sexual cannibalism took place around 30% of the time. Basically, if a male Mantis avoids thin, hungry females, his chances are pretty good. #yesimanerd

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2019 - 07:52 PM)

Are you a male mantis?

@  MEDdMI : (23 April 2019 - 07:27 PM)

Death by snu snu

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 April 2019 - 06:40 PM)

There's a joke about going out with a bang to be made here.

@  Kayla Kaon : (23 April 2019 - 06:38 PM)

I would hope getting laid is preferred over dying :p

@  Nevermore : (23 April 2019 - 05:20 PM)

Don't we all want to get laid?

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 April 2019 - 04:53 PM)

I'd spend the first few loops just taking an extended nap.

@  Dekafox : (23 April 2019 - 04:48 PM)

Endless death time loops certainly happen enough in Star Trek

@  Kayla Kaon : (23 April 2019 - 03:50 PM)

That's not what I had in mind but if that is what you would do in that scenario then that is pretty messed up. I would not want to be stuck in a perpetual loop of death. More like getting laid but that is just me.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2019 - 01:58 PM)

Happy death day to you!

@  Kayla Kaon : (23 April 2019 - 01:45 PM)

.... I would love that. To be stuck in an endless loop where no one remembers what happened... The possibilities :D

@  ZakuConvoy : (23 April 2019 - 01:43 PM)

Are you stuck in a Groundhogs Day situation? Because if you are, you need to tell the rest of us so we can take advantage, too.

@  Kayla Kaon : (23 April 2019 - 11:10 AM)

Lol today needs to end asap so that I can start over tomorrow

@  Ashley : (21 April 2019 - 10:08 PM)

They frequently do, but yeah there's no rule. Google will usually answer it for a specific restaurant, though

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 April 2019 - 02:57 PM)

Depends on the restaurant and the area. There's no universal rule about it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (21 April 2019 - 02:41 PM)

I thought restaurants were one of the few things that stayed open on holidays, along with movie theatres and the like

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 April 2019 - 02:30 PM)

Well here I am hungry on a Sunday afternoon and I head to Chipotle only to find out right then and there that the place is closed for Easter. Yay.

@  MEDdMI : (19 April 2019 - 09:21 PM)

oof, yikes. Good luck.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 April 2019 - 09:18 PM)

We're in the middle of a kitchen reno and NOTHING will be done until tuesday. I could beat a four day weekend with a hammer right now if it meant I could use my stove again.


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Allspark Meet Up This Sunday June 10th @ Pete's Robot Convention 2 - Cincinnati OH


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Posted 06 June 2018 - 05:35 PM

Most of you probably already know this but if you didn't, and to have a place where those who can't make it can watch from home because I'm planning to roll tape for our YouTube channel, we'll be hosting a Fandom Meet Up this Sunday at 10am in the Madison Room I in the Cincinnati Marriott At RiverCenter (technically Covington, KY - right on the border) as part of Pete's Robot Convention 2018.

 

Come meet all the community members attending, 4 or more (at least one we're unsure of) staffers, learn a little bit more about the history of the community with a nice walk down memory lane and at least one major announcement you're going to want to hear about whether you're in Cincy or not. And with a big surprise at the end for those who did make the trip that I'll just leave at you wouldn't be wrong to brush up on your Transformers trivia.

 

And if all that's not enough the staff will be bringing a few rare toys to show off and maybe even let the community handle a few of them. Nightviper will even be lending us a few from the exhibit rooms display cases! And with whatever time left we'll meet and greet. We'll need to get off the mic before 11 because the kids bingo will be adjacent but that's the perfect time for chatting!

 

See you in Cincy on Sunday!



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Posted 06 June 2018 - 08:05 PM

Looking forward to it. Might even drag my girlfriend in with me.


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Posted 06 June 2018 - 10:58 PM

Yall have some fun for me

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Posted 06 June 2018 - 11:54 PM

I plan to be there. Wearing my plain orange baseball cap.


Edited by Sabrblade, 06 June 2018 - 11:54 PM.

"When there's gold feathers, punch behind you!!"
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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.

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Posted 07 June 2018 - 09:33 PM

PLEASE NOTE: based on how the Rare Toy Show & Tell is coming together in real time expect it to be mostly no touching. That's because with that parameter some of the potential offerings are getting too damn awesome to not admit I was probably wrong on initially proposing it be hands on. Not to explain too much how the sausage is made. :D

 

Not gonna lie a couple of the commissioned Cheets Tweaks that Onyx Minor was just throwing out, if I were to tell you my honest reaction to them, would be board inappropriate. :wtf

 

I promise at a minimum that if you're cool and respectful you can handle my Beast Wars Metals X-9 Ravage AND the other special thing I've decided to tag along that will be a surprise. Suffice to say that while tragically :cheet won't be there because Other Side Of Country he will be there in spirit. I wanted to hand out printed out masks but there just wasn't time. If one of you want to surprise the party with that feel free. lol

 

See you on Saturday and Sunday!



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Posted 08 June 2018 - 07:02 AM

See a custom made by Cheets in real life? Neat.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 01:16 PM

As promised here's the list of links that were on the get together info sheet.

 

Welcome to The Allspark, we've got fun and games! Serving the Transformers fandom since 1999 you can find one of the original Transformers communities and leaders in covering TF & nerd culture news. Some important links of where you can find the fun stuff below!

 

Homepage where you can find the latest in Transformers news
https://www.allspark.com

 

The Allspark discussion forums
https://www.allspark.com/forums

 

Discord chat channel
https://discord.gg/bYHzt65

 

Allspark Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/theallspark/

 

Allspark Facebook group
https://www.facebook.com/theallspark/

 

Allspark Youtube - news videos and interviews with TF VA's!
https://www.youtube.com/user/Allspark/

 

Wheeljacks Workshop - member submitted custom bots
https://www.allspark...jacks-workshop/

 

Allspark Pictures - member submitted art
https://www.allspark...spark-pictures/

 

The March Mayhem Archives - 4 years of round robin tournaments where TFs fought for amusement. Be sure to check back next March when MM5 will begin!
https://www.allspark...ayhem-archives/

 

The Allsparkle - The Allsparks My Little Pony fan subcommunity
https://www.allspark...tle-allsparkle/

 

Beast Mayhem - where the fun and games get wild!
https://www.allspark...hem-with-knees/

 

Allspark Sourcebook - 4 issues of fan Transformers character bios and original artwork
https://issuu.com/ur...s/mtmtallspark1

 

BATTLE PROTOCOL - complete Robots In Disguise (2001) profiles project with original bios and original artwork!
https://drive.google...iew?usp=sharing

 

Chronicles of Cybertron - Transformers fanfiction and the home of the all new Hasbro Heroes Sourcebook Extended - a huge ongoing collaborative project bringing together writers and artists in the Allspark.com community in order to celebrate, explore, and expand the IDW Transformers/Hasbro Universe.
https://www.allspark...s-of-cybertron/

 

The Allspark.com Cyber Key - a fan produced custom Cyber Planet Key that can unlock your Cybertron toys! Now on Shapeways!
https://www.shapeway...tionId=64348125
 



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Posted 11 June 2018 - 03:46 PM

I for one had a fantastic time at the convention, and it's always great to see fellow Allsparkers in real life.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:38 PM

The trivia game at the meet-up was especially fun.

 

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"When there's gold feathers, punch behind you!!"
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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.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:40 PM

The trivia game at the meet-up was especially fun.

 

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I did enjoy seeing all those customs up close. Plus the Ravage toy, that was awesome.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:56 PM

The trivia game at the meet-up was especially fun.

 

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Trade of the century or a tragic deal? YOU DECIDE! :D



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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:56 PM

Think we could try for another formalized meet-up like this next year?


Edited by Sabrblade, 11 June 2018 - 06:57 PM.

"When there's gold feathers, punch behind you!!"
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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.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 07:12 PM

I hope so! Way too early to know for sure but regardless we'll get together somehow. Even if it's just to revive the old school Drunk Tank in a hotel room!



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Posted 11 June 2018 - 08:10 PM

Yeah drunk tank was just me and Onyx Minor this time.

Which meant more booze-ahol for us.

Edited by Devcon, 11 June 2018 - 08:10 PM.

From the Page of Cage!

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 09:23 PM

To next year and maybe committing myself more to fitness to try to get off enough meds to safely imbibe a few at a Drunk Tank. :thumbsup

 

Also perhaps a small trailer with a scooter behind my vehicle if you fit people insist on long walks to faraway Chipolte's and I already threw my back out...AGAIN. :D



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Posted 11 June 2018 - 09:34 PM

I thought most people typically throw their backs out after the resulting explosion stemming from eating at Chipotle's?

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 10:21 PM

That didn't hit me until I was almost home from the convention. :D

 

Congrats to the prize winners from the meet up trivia contest!

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 10:37 AM

Aw, ya snapped the photo before/after I opened my mouth to complete my smile. :doh

 

:D


Edited by Sabrblade, 12 June 2018 - 11:17 AM.

"When there's gold feathers, punch behind you!!"
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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.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 11:13 AM

Aw, ya snapped the photo before/after I opened my mouth to compete my smile. :doh

 

:D

Which one are you Sabr?


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Posted 12 June 2018 - 11:16 AM

 

Aw, ya snapped the photo before/after I opened my mouth to compete my smile. :doh

 

:D

Which one are you Sabr?

 

 

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