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@  TM2-Megatron : (20 April 2021 - 08:56 PM)

I've seen the icon on my Roku; always assumed it was just a slightly "classier" version of those bottom-of-the-barrel trash free streaming services that offer VHS transfers of the very worst the 70s and 80s had to offer

@  TM2-Megatron : (20 April 2021 - 08:55 PM)

isn't tubitv one of those free services?

@  wonko the sane? : (20 April 2021 - 08:54 PM)

And I agree with you in principal, but tubi is neither canadian (or is it? *checks* nope.) nor an internet service provider. Don't get me wrong: rogers, telus, bell, et al. are all part of the problem, but not my current or specific problem.

@  TM2-Megatron : (20 April 2021 - 08:50 PM)

I wasn't talking about Bell or Rogers as ISPs, but as media providers. Sadly, the same companies that sell us the internet also happen to be broadcasting titans that own the distribution rights for most popular content

@  wonko the sane? : (20 April 2021 - 06:16 PM)

While I agree with you in principal: the problem here isn't the internet service providers. Though the onus of fixing it as a systemic problem is probably on them.

@  TM2-Megatron : (20 April 2021 - 03:16 PM)

then how would honest Canadian companies like Rogers or Bell be able to overcharge you for content, or not even make the content available in your region for varied and unknowable reasons?

@  wonko the sane? : (20 April 2021 - 02:33 PM)

It's on the internet, but the internet is being treated like it's regional. It doesn't matter that I'm in canada, It's the internet. Stop enforcing outdated and completely arbitrary broadcast restrictions on the global telecommunication network.

@  wonko the sane? : (20 April 2021 - 02:32 PM)

Nope, security is not my concern at all.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (20 April 2021 - 01:56 PM)

I mean, if you're not worried about security and just using it to access geolocked content, there are free vpns.

@  wonko the sane? : (20 April 2021 - 11:43 AM)

To watch cartoons on a free streaming program? Might as well write my representative if I have to fix problems other people caused.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 April 2021 - 04:47 PM)

Sounds like time for a vpn.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 April 2021 - 10:32 AM)

Aaannndddd no earthworm jim in canada. Thanks outdated broadcast standards.

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 April 2021 - 04:30 AM)

Truly the crossover I never knew I needed in my life.

@  Steevy Maximus : (18 April 2021 - 08:39 PM)

Dude! Tubi Tv has the Earthworm Jim cartoon! And Chuck Norris and Denver!

@  Donocropolis : (18 April 2021 - 05:51 PM)

Bianary Breakdown

@  Sabrblade : (18 April 2021 - 04:55 PM)

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@  PlutoniumBoss : (18 April 2021 - 02:10 PM)

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@  Telly : (18 April 2021 - 02:00 PM)

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@  tigerhawk : (17 April 2021 - 03:52 PM)

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@  TheMightyMol... : (17 April 2021 - 06:55 AM)

No, he's just old.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 April 2021 - 06:49 AM)

I think he might have had a stroke...

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 April 2021 - 04:55 AM)

Phrasing!

@  LioConvoy : (16 April 2021 - 11:05 PM)

NEED

@  LioConvoy : (16 April 2021 - 11:04 PM)

BEAST GENERAL

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 07:04 PM)

I dunno if to call them the worst salesperson ever or the best.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2021 - 01:33 PM)

They must not have really wanted to sell you anything.

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 09:19 AM)

This just happened to be the first time one ever gave up and walked away immediately after ringing the bell. Like, no patience at all or something.

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 09:17 AM)

Covid didn't stop salespeople from coming to my neighborhood. They are still a consistent annoyance.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 April 2021 - 08:16 AM)

Random like "Why does god allow terrible things?" or random like "You can see them too?!?"?

@  Echowarrior : (16 April 2021 - 07:36 AM)

And yet, I still have to deal with random idiots on the street asking me random questions.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2021 - 04:04 PM)

door to door salesmen (or those offering religion) certainly are one of the things lost to COVID that I've missed the least

@  Sabrblade : (15 April 2021 - 10:07 AM)

They rang the bell and were walking away before I even got to the door mere seconds later.

@  Sabrblade : (15 April 2021 - 10:06 AM)

I just got ding-dong-ditched by a salesperson.

@  tigerhawk : (14 April 2021 - 01:20 AM)

Sure he's a peeping tom but every single Scottish person does it!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (13 April 2021 - 08:09 PM)

Groundskeeper Wheelie say you're going to taste my rake today!

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 April 2021 - 06:57 PM)

"If elected mayor, me first act will be ta KILL THA WHOLE LOT 'A YA, AND.......I know it's on!"

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 April 2021 - 01:57 PM)

Campaign slogan? "Its Willie time!"

@  tigerhawk : (13 April 2021 - 10:15 AM)

I'd vote for Groundskeeper Wullie.

@  Donocropolis : (13 April 2021 - 07:25 AM)

A comic, yes, but we need a figure!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 April 2021 - 06:27 AM)

No.. It's Tiberious Maximus... And there is a comic with such already. :D

@  Donocropolis : (12 April 2021 - 11:15 AM)

Yes. Color it like the Energon version of Unicron. Also, give us Fortress Tiberious.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 April 2021 - 09:49 AM)

Great. Now I want a borg cube unicron...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (12 April 2021 - 09:00 AM)

We still need Transformers x Star Trek toy.

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 April 2021 - 05:39 AM)

I saw most of them at retail at TRU, but that's not an option in the US anymore.

@  tigerhawk : (12 April 2021 - 04:21 AM)

Dibs on naming the Ark robot Arkonus.

@  Kalidor : (11 April 2021 - 09:48 PM)

The only Titan figure I ever saw at retail was Trypticon at Ollie's

@  PlutoniumBoss : (11 April 2021 - 09:12 PM)

Robosen Prime has market crossover with not just the toy collectors, but robotics enthusiasts quite willing to pay that price for a product like this.

@  wonko the sane? : (11 April 2021 - 08:33 PM)

One of my two local TRUs will stock exactly ONE titan at a time. It usually ends up "clearanced" for about 20 bucks off cause no one is willing to pay for at full price OR discounted.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 07:56 PM)

Most stores don't seem to want to stock Commanders or Titans, never mind Unicron.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 April 2021 - 07:55 PM)

I wonder if Unicron going to crowdfuning wasn't just a price issue but also stores not wanting to stock and transport something so huge.


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#1 tec

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 10:28 PM

Reopened for your drinking pleasure


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Posted 06 December 2011 - 11:12 PM

SCOTCH ME TEC BROTHER! I AM SO LOW ON SCOTCH MY LITTLE SCOTCH-o-METER IS GOING *AHEH AHEH* GASPING AT THE LAST DROPS OF ITS PURE SWEET LIFE SUSTAINING NECTAR



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Posted 06 December 2011 - 11:37 PM

What was that? Scotch?

Okay!

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 11:55 PM

*Some rogue drones come crashing through the sky light and the ceiling (leaving rogue shaped holes in the ceiling).*

WOOO HOOOO!!!! IT'S OPEN AGAIN!!!! GRAPE SODA PLEASE BARKEEP!!!

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 12:01 AM

*A drone comes crashing through the other skylight and a dozen more follow him through the same skylight.*

BRING ON THE TANG!!!



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Posted 07 December 2011 - 03:14 AM

*starts everything back up*

*starts the damage bill for the drones again*

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 05:17 PM

I'll take a scotch from you too Caboose, 1 glass is only good for a 64th of Fully tanked

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Posted 08 December 2011 - 07:01 PM

*dodges a drone*
Can't a drunkard enjoy his moonshine in peace?

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No matter the greatness of your desperation, the failures of your efforts, or the injustice of your treatment, at least a few men have stared into the same challenges and emerged victorious from these tests.
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Posted 08 December 2011 - 07:09 PM

Give the man his own bar stool ... us peaceful drunks all hang out down at this end .

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Posted 09 December 2011 - 12:44 AM

QUOTE(SilverFirePrime @ Dec 8 2011, 06:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
*dodges a drone*
Can't a drunkard enjoy his moonshine in peace?


Peace in Mayhem? What is this peace that you speak of? It is not the way of our people.

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Posted 09 December 2011 - 12:48 AM

Give me a double. And make it a double. I have some sorrows to drown.

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Posted 09 December 2011 - 01:13 AM

*A rogue drone comes up from the very vast store room.*

tec we have a problem. We kind of broke the no time experiments in the store room rule and.... we kind of temporally sent part of the store room into Prohibition Chicago. Elliot Ness raided the place and destroyed all the rum, ale, and Meade, but we're lucky the Scotch and Lager was safe in the present. If any of the Vikings stall them. We sent Bob the rogue drone on a Meade run and he should be back very soon... ok not so very... he may have to dodge some Mongols and he thinks there are rogue Vikings, but we keep telling him that they are all loyal to Devcon. So being so jumpy may make him a little later than he should be, but he will make it back with the Meade in tact... more or less.

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Posted 09 December 2011 - 01:15 AM

I'll take a bathtub mint julep.

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Posted 09 December 2011 - 08:32 PM

QUOTE(Corgsopal @ Dec 9 2011, 01:15 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'll take a bathtub mint julep.


I really don't think it's safe to let those drones make their own booze, it's not going to end

*BOOM*

....well.

When you find yourself standing on the brink of surrender, know that many in the past faced trials such as your own, but overcame them with their great conviction.
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Posted 10 December 2011 - 04:41 PM

*pulls the Delorean out of the garage*
I gotta go save my boose

*sets the time circuits and leaves a twin trail of fire*

.......

*reappers with kegs straped to the hood powering the delorean*

Now make sure you keep the drones out of room 12

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 12:17 AM

QUOTE(SilverFirePrime @ Dec 9 2011, 07:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Corgsopal @ Dec 9 2011, 01:15 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'll take a bathtub mint julep.


I really don't think it's safe to let those drones make their own booze, it's not going to end

*BOOM*

....well.


*Another rogue drone walks in and hears the boom.*

Guess we better send a repair drone for Doug. Oh and I wonder whose car he was making that bathtub mint julep on. Of course he did dent the car before he blew it up.

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 04:20 AM

I've had quite the day. Give me a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick. Belgium.

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 10:45 AM

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 04:46 AM

gets ur on dang dring Im simpleing the muchendice *hic*

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 03:41 PM

*A drone answers the phone.*

Hello? What do you mean you had a tour of the back room of the bar and a bunch of Bothans fell down that bottomless pit we never covered up? Don't you know that those Bothan Lemmings should never be taken into a dangerous area? What do you mean the survivors threatened to sue tec and you gave them the plans to his Death Star to pay them off? GOOD BYE!!!

*The drone hangs up and disappears into the crowd.*

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