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@  Donocropolis : (13 August 2018 - 09:44 PM)

Luckily, it was "Wheel Horse Lawnmower"

@  Donocropolis : (13 August 2018 - 09:44 PM)

I knew that my father was getting old when he finally posted a facebook status that was clearly a search term.

@  The Wadapan : (12 August 2018 - 12:18 PM)

could've been worse then :p

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (12 August 2018 - 12:03 PM)

So when he tried to pry into his daughter's love life, he ended up posting numerous search terms relating to "hot boy".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (12 August 2018 - 12:02 PM)

I once saw this comedy episode wherein a dad mistakenly thought the status bar on Facebook was the search bar.

@  The Wadapan : (12 August 2018 - 11:41 AM)

is cool squawkbox =/= search box

@  The Wadapan : (12 August 2018 - 11:41 AM)

iron man note to self

@  Echowarrior : (12 August 2018 - 05:02 AM)

Happy Birthday to Nevermore and Angelus!

@  Waspinator : (11 August 2018 - 04:45 PM)

I like how that game had all kinds of transformation attacks. Some of them may not have made much sense, but they looked cool.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 August 2018 - 11:33 AM)

Menasor kinda did that in the Devastation video game. He'd split into the Stunticons and run you over.

@  wonko the sane? : (11 August 2018 - 08:04 AM)

Megatron screams "decepticons attack", the constructicons form devastator, who then screams "Multi-vector assault mode" and breaks back into invdividual bots to attack seperately.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (10 August 2018 - 11:20 PM)

Imagine: an armada battle between Omega Supreme and Tidal Wave.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (10 August 2018 - 11:20 PM)

Some TF creator should apply it to multi-component Transformers.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (10 August 2018 - 11:19 PM)

"Multi-vector assault mode" is such a cool term from Star Trek: Voyager.

@  TheMightyMol... : (10 August 2018 - 04:24 PM)

Most things would be pretty cold after two hundred and seventy degrees.

@  RichardT1977 : (10 August 2018 - 02:39 PM)

(Because F = (9C/5) + 32)

@  RichardT1977 : (10 August 2018 - 02:38 PM)

Oh yeah, five times thirty is TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY! My bad...

@  wonko the sane? : (10 August 2018 - 01:15 PM)

Given the weather we've been having this summer, anything under 30 is a friggen god send.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 August 2018 - 12:53 PM)

Surely "slightly under 30" doesn't pass for "cold" unless you live in the tropics.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 August 2018 - 12:20 PM)

... or we're finally facing the end game of global warming, but no one will care by then.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 August 2018 - 12:18 PM)

Generally speaking, if the number when referring to temperature is less than 50, you're probably not talking to an american.

@  Benbot : (10 August 2018 - 11:13 AM)

86 F

@  RichardT1977 : (10 August 2018 - 11:07 AM)

(30 C = 68 F)

@  RichardT1977 : (10 August 2018 - 11:06 AM)

And is that Fahrenheit or Celsius?

@  Benbot : (10 August 2018 - 09:13 AM)

What continent are you in?

@  wonko the sane? : (10 August 2018 - 06:41 AM)

oh wow... even with humidity today it won't break 30. It's going to be so... COLD...

@  MEDdMI : (08 August 2018 - 06:58 AM)

@Msol Make sure he shares. My bro hardly ever let me play with his TFs. I even offered to let him play with my dolls/ponies, too.

@  MEDdMI : (08 August 2018 - 06:37 AM)

:p My brother was a bigger pain as a kid. As adults, I'm the bigger pain now.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 August 2018 - 06:31 AM)

Congrats man, and good luck. My personal experience is that little girls are pains in the ass clean through 30.

@  Msol : (07 August 2018 - 10:59 PM)

Yup yup. Now my 2.5yo will need to learn to share all his TFs...

@  MEDdMI : (07 August 2018 - 09:53 PM)

@Msol Really? Congratulations! :)

@  Msol : (07 August 2018 - 08:48 PM)

Ack! We're having a girl!

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 August 2018 - 06:16 PM)

It did include a Transmetal 2 hyena with a giant sawblade in his back.

@  unluckiness : (07 August 2018 - 08:56 AM)

but does it BURN BURN BURN TO THE GROUND?

@  wonko the sane? : (07 August 2018 - 08:01 AM)

Okay, I don't buy doubles and I would have gone after a dozen of those.

@  RichardT1977 : (06 August 2018 - 10:32 PM)

I still think Beast Wars should have included a Transmetal Maximal hyena with a motorcycle-based semi-third mode, of Junkion descent, named Lafftrax

@  Pennpenn : (06 August 2018 - 03:24 AM)

Well if they did the same thing as Roadbattletrapslash (and if they didn't what's the point?) it'd be two new molds, but still.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (05 August 2018 - 01:08 PM)

I'm surprised that Hasbro wound up scheduling Frenzy for release in the Bumblebee movie line.

@  TheMightyMol... : (05 August 2018 - 12:50 PM)

Dunno. There's been recent Rewind toys, and Eject is just a quick repaint. Flywheels would mean a whole new mold.

@  Cyoti : (05 August 2018 - 08:24 AM)

Flywheels is probably in the same queue at Hasbro as Eject.

@  TheMightyMol... : (05 August 2018 - 03:22 AM)

Energon Redux.

@  Foffy : (05 August 2018 - 03:15 AM)

Grand Slamwich

@  Pennpenn : (04 August 2018 - 07:51 PM)

So we can get proper Flywheels and maybe Grand Slam? I mean, I'm sure if they did it as a full range we'd have an Optimus in there somewhere (with Roller pants? I dunno).

@  Pennpenn : (04 August 2018 - 07:48 PM)

I'd like to see them do more duocon type toys later on. Sort of like how they did Brainstorm as a Headmaster on his own before releasing an entire range of them.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 August 2018 - 08:03 AM)

The first time I saw him, they were both on the shelf, and I passed on roadtrap cause I wasn't overtly impressed with the design. Grabbed battleslashe, read the instructions... ahhh, it's a duocon. Then didn't see the little blue git again until yesterday.

@  Shrug : (04 August 2018 - 07:40 AM)

I know! The store I go to the most got around 5 cases of Wave 2 legends in March, so I was not worried about getting the duo. After some recent hunting though, I've managed to find 3 Battleslashes in my entire city and no Roadtraps. 

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2018 - 09:42 PM)

Still, I'm glad I managed to find him again. I saw him once months ago and have been looking since.

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2018 - 08:50 PM)

No kidding roadtraps instructions are bad. I actually had to look it up.

@  unitremover : (03 August 2018 - 07:08 PM)

I'd recommend trying to find an alternate way to transform and store away Battleslash's arms in combined mode though, the perscribed method ain't great imo

@  unitremover : (03 August 2018 - 07:07 PM)

They can be at first, especially Roadtrap since his instructions are really bad, but after a few times back and forth they're not too complex.


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#1 Guardian Prime

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 10:15 PM

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THE EARLY EDITION!

Because, Crikey, Australia Gets It First!

1 week before the US airing!

................................................

 

Another new episode flying in early.

And it's going to be a Twilight/Rarity combo!

What will these two be facing?

Will Twilight have to deal with a rival school?

 

The Australian airing will be on Boomerang,

Sunday, August 5th (Saturday, 4th for US)

at 8:30 a.m. AEST

or

Check the Pony Countdown Clock,

for airing times in your local timezone,

if you want to try and locate a stream,

for people outside of Australia.

 

For those wanting to wait until the US airing,

The new episode will be on Saturday, August 11th

at 11:30 a.m. EST / 8:30 a.m. PST

..........................................................

 

SYNOPSIS!

 

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FRIENDSHIP UNIVERSITY:

 

When Twilight discovers there's another school of friendship,

she and Rarity go to investigate and are shocked to discover

that Twilight's idol and Pillar of Old Equestria, Starswirl the Bearded,

is enrolled at Friendship University!

...........................................................

 

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Come visit us in our Allsparkle Discord Chat as the new episode airs in the US!


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Posted 02 August 2018 - 11:04 AM

I'm sorta looking forward to this one. Sorta.


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Posted 04 August 2018 - 10:28 PM

Well, it aired in Australia, and it's on Youtube.

 

Spoiler


Not a bad episode, but not a great one. I'm looking forward to the rest of the season more than I was this episode, however.


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Posted 06 August 2018 - 12:19 AM

Spoiler


Edited by videomaster21XX, 06 August 2018 - 12:20 AM.

It's a secret to everybody

Spoiler


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Posted 06 August 2018 - 06:49 AM

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Posted 06 August 2018 - 09:31 AM

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That's not how it came across to me. She seemed genuinely convinced it was enough.


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Posted 06 August 2018 - 09:40 AM

 

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That's not how it came across to me. She seemed genuinely convinced it was enough.

 

So she really sold a bad idea to twilight? It's flim and flam; you can't con them with with an eyepatch, especially not an eyepatch on an alicorn. After what applejack and fluttershy went through, they know this.

 

I'm not saying she did it maliciously, I'm not saying she did it on purpose, but that's what happened, and it worked. Twilight got found, and they didn't even think to pay attention for an accomplice.



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Posted 06 August 2018 - 09:02 PM

Well what I'm saying is it really seems like Rarity thought the eyepatch would work. Not that she did it on purpose, and frankly I don't see her doing that. Rarity really doesn't seem the type to sell out her friends. Hence why I kinda tilt my head at the whole thing. Just seems a bit too silly for Rarity.

Now Pinkie. Pinkie I'd buy trying this.


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Posted 06 August 2018 - 09:06 PM

One could argue that Rarity was counting on Flim and Flam being unobservant, like most other ponies in Equestria. Seriously, they seem all too eager to ignore the fact that Twilight's in their midst unless it's specifically called out to them.


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Posted 11 August 2018 - 12:26 PM

 

Guardian Prime Today at 11:23 AM
Mornin'
 
FnuAw Today at 11:25 AM
Morning.
 
Dvandom Today at 11:27 AM
Allo
 
Scavenger Today at 11:30 AM
 
 
Dvandom Today at 11:31 AM
"Who installed all these waterfalls all over the place? Equestria was flat when I last explored it...."
*My Little Dali"
 
Scavenger Today at 11:33 AM
..are they actually gonna do a diploma mill stroy?
 
FnuAw Today at 11:34 AM
I must learn to turn off my phone on Saturday mornings.
 
Dvandom Today at 11:36 AM
Yeah, in Las Pegasus it's definitely a diploma mill.
Flim and Flam
Eyup
At least they used existing characters instead of making up a new pony who everyone would be reading as an expy of (political figure).
Neighsay has thrown away his professional ethics just to get back at Twi.
 
FnuAw Today at 11:41 AM
I don't know what kids are supposed to take from some of these episodes, but they're going to be surprised when they revisit this show as nostalgic adults.
 
Dvandom Today at 11:42 AM
Especially when future-tumblr points out that this episode about a pony supremacist trying to hijack the educational system aired on the first anniversary of the Charolotte nazi march.
 
Scavenger Today at 11:43 AM
well, that's a bit...coincidental?
 
Guardian Prime Today at 11:43 AM
I didn't even realize that.
 
FnuAw Today at 11:43 AM
Political overtones are way more fun when they're coincidental.
 
Dvandom Today at 11:44 AM
And then there will be the conspiracy theories that the air order weirdness lately was just so this could happen.
Now, if Twi really trusted Starswirl, she'd just go home and wait for him to bring the whole edifice down around Flim and Flam.
Instead, she'll learn to trust him by act three, after spending this act in hijinks.
(Oh, someone with gambling resorts starts a diploma mill, shocking)
 
Scavenger Today at 11:46 AM
you know, Twilight's title is princess of friendship, but she's also princess of magic...perhaps she should learn that "banish to the moon" spell.
 
Dvandom Today at 11:46 AM
"Flim and Flam are cons" is a far weaker hook than "Neighsay is a racist" if Twi wants to convince Starswirl.
Oh boy, wacky hijinks.
Snikt
 
FnuAw Today at 11:48 AM
This stream is too laggy to follow. But it's resulting in some amazing faces.
 
Dvandom Today at 11:48 AM
Huh, "next level." Scientology riff?
 
FnuAw Today at 11:49 AM
I'm just going to read a transcript.
 
Scavenger Today at 11:50 AM
Again, part of the monarchy made of all powerful god princesesses.....
just send them to the moon
Dave, have you tried getting your students to feed you grapes?
 
FnuAw Today at 11:52 AM
It would be quite a plot twist if it turns out the princesses had no real administrative power this whole time.
 
Dvandom Today at 11:53 AM
"This island will keep us safe from the rabble after The Event...."
Scav: No, but they have brought cake.
 
FnuAw Today at 11:54 AM
Well I don't know how good this episode is but the transcript is terrific.
 
Dvandom Today at 11:56 AM
Alpha Pony?
Good product, but overcharging.
F&F clearly didn't plan to be able to flush the evidence quickly.
Odd that she didn't recognize her own lessons.
Disguises work better when no one knows who you are anyway.
 
Scavenger Today at 12:00 PM
well twilight never saw the lessons..rarity did
 
Dvandom Today at 12:01 PM
Twi did see some while wearing the eyepatch and snooping.
 
Scavenger Today at 12:01 PM
i think she saw marketing material, as opposed to the "work sheets"
 
Dvandom Today at 12:02 PM
(Also doesn't say much for Rarity reading the lesson plans if she found so much "new" in F&F's copies.)
 
FnuAw Today at 12:02 PM
That transcript suggested some visuals I must see.
 
Dvandom Today at 12:03 PM
Such as?
 
Scavenger Today at 12:03 PM
i think only Twilight has read the lesson plans
 
FnuAw Today at 12:04 PM
The disguises.
 
Dvandom Today at 12:04 PM
I half expected Rarity to be wearing a Music Band t-shirt.
 
Scavenger Today at 12:07 PM
has rarity ever had a flim/flam story?
 
Dvandom Today at 12:07 PM
No, they're almost always AJ -focus.
 
FnuAw Today at 12:09 PM
I like how they refuse to write Flim and Flam as entirely one dimensional. The product was overpriced and unoriginal, but not worthless.
 
Dvandom Today at 12:11 PM
Yep. Most of their scams are undone by cutting corners later on, rather than by having a bad product to begin with (other than the tonic, which was their only real snake oil IIRC).
Moral for the kids: just because something gets a celebrity endorsement doesn't mean it's on the up-and-up.
 
Scavenger Today at 12:22 PM
maybe it's don't trust higher education
 
Dvandom Today at 12:27 PM
Small college towns are better than big city campuses?
 
Scavenger Today at 12:28 PM
paperwork is evil?
If a teacher gives you a test, they're pulling a scam, so you should refuse to take it and send them to the moon!
 

 


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