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@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 06:16 PM)

Which crisis crossover are we on now? I lost track.

@  Rycochet : (09 August 2020 - 05:18 PM)

Much of the past decade has been the part of the comic series where less than stellar authors have driven the series into the ground and the editors are getting ready to either do a big multi issue crossover, leading to a reboot.

@  Bass X0 : (09 August 2020 - 02:28 PM)

At this point I've just decided to consider 2020 "not canon."

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 August 2020 - 02:18 PM)

'member Pepperidge Farm?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 August 2020 - 02:10 PM)

Before the 'member berries there was Pepperidge farm. Pepperidge farm remembers.

@  OverDrive73 : (09 August 2020 - 12:21 PM)

>>>Shameless Plug<<< FYI. posted the last part of Quest for Tires in Allspark Pictures

@  SG Roadbuster : (08 August 2020 - 01:53 PM)

@Nevermore yes.

@  Nevermore : (08 August 2020 - 09:11 AM)

Is $30 a good deal for Subscription Service Breakdown?

@  Trpodeca : (08 August 2020 - 06:24 AM)

Oh dear God no. Twitter has changed it's default layout to the terrible new one. Why waste so much space on the left?

@  Steevy Maximus : (07 August 2020 - 08:28 PM)

@Bass X0, yeah, the Joe comic got REALLY solid in the upper 20s to the Cobra Civil War. It's interesting to see how well the Joe comic has aged relative to the cartoon. Where as I feel the opposite is true of Transformers

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 August 2020 - 03:58 PM)

Its so fun watching past TF Conventions.

@  Bass X0 : (07 August 2020 - 02:20 PM)

I've been reading classic 80s G.I. Joe lately. Its still decent even though I don't have any nostalgia towards it.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Think of it as Adam West Batman instead. ;)

@  wonko the sane? : (07 August 2020 - 07:49 AM)

That sounds more like the flash, or maybe booster gold than batman.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 12:27 AM)

They would get bored fighting each other and instead decide to take an epic cross-country road trip together.

@  RichardT1977 : (06 August 2020 - 08:57 PM)

What would happen if Batman were to fight Squirrel Girl?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 09:03 PM)

Unless you count the Mask vs Lobo special, but that's less a duel and more a duet.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 08:52 PM)

My favorite crossover fight was Thor vs Shazam/Captain Marvel. Early in the fight, Thor discovers that Billy Batson needs lightning to transform, and being a god of lightning he simply denies him that.

@  Sabrblade : (04 August 2020 - 08:46 PM)

Let's see a fight between Death Battle and Super Power Beat Down

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Which Lobo later claimed was because he was paid to take a dive. Yes, really.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

And then there's the times it's been decided by a fan vote, which is how we get things like Lobo (who can go toe-to-toe with Superman at full strength) losing to Wolverine.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

And then there are the "but my favorite characater will totes win because I say so" people.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I mean, there are some people who really approach this from a somewhat reasonable standpoint, coming up with a plausible scenario and a setting that creates a fair environment that doesn't favor one character.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:46 PM)

My favorite stupid "why would they even fight each other" question recently was about three versions of Optimus Prime (G1, Bayverse and Aligned).

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:45 PM)

Batman obviously can beat everyone. Even Galactus. He's Batman. He's so smart, he'll just throw a Batarang and hit the weak spot at Galactus's forehead, knocking him out instantaneously.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 August 2020 - 11:37 AM)

It's almost like all drama is just manufactured pissing contests to keep us all entertained and distracted. :p

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 August 2020 - 10:16 AM)

Or they could go White Ranger vs Scorpion route and have both win. ;P

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Besides, we all know the answer is nearly always "they fight to a standstill and then team up against a common enemy."

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:29 AM)

The best way to prove this is to give an example where the match is really lopsided in favor of one character but in popularity they're either evenly matched or the weaker one is more popular.

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:27 AM)

The "who would win in a fight" discussions are really just people trying to make "which one's better" into something you can theoretically measure objectively, usually in a very specific way they think they've predetermined their favorite will win.

@  Otaku : (04 August 2020 - 02:01 AM)

@Nevermore So... you're saying you didn't like DC Versus Marvel/Marvel Versus DC?

@  Steevy Maximus : (03 August 2020 - 06:59 PM)

So, what happened to Hasbro's Zoids relaunch? An English dub, some stuff in southeast Asia, and now a game coming in October? That it?

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Tidal wave, cause shooting water gets you nowhere.

@  Darth Gonzo : (03 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Who would win Tidal Wave or Broadside?

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:17 AM)

Btw Happy birthday to those people in the box to the right \o/

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:16 AM)

The bottom line is obvious. It makes no literal sense to fight someone on your faction. :/

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 06:14 AM)

That's because you're doing it wrong. You're supposed to just stack skills and ability against each other. It's not the palace of doom, it's an episode of american gladiators.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:32 AM)

The only obvious winners of such a fight would be the bad guys.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

And what does it even matter? They should work together, not stupidly fight each other for the mindless entertainment of idiot onlookers.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

Why would two good guys fight each other? What are they fighting over?

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:28 AM)

I never understood these "who would win in a fight between two good guys" discussions. They make no sense to me.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 04:17 PM)

If G1 had continued we'd have had Starscream back in spirit - through Krunk, Snapdragons partner and possibly Skullcruncher unless he was mute.

@  Bass X0 : (02 August 2020 - 12:28 PM)

There are some decent impersonators in fandubs though.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 August 2020 - 10:45 AM)

The only true Starscream voices are Steve Blum and Chris Latta, hands down.

@  Sabrblade : (02 August 2020 - 10:14 AM)

Why they didn't have Scott McNeil voicing that Starscream, when he was the one who had imitated Chris Latta when he voiced Cobra Commander in the DiC G.I. Joe cartoon, is beyond me.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Say what you will, that was an awesome scene.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 08:36 AM)

Beast Wars Starsream "I am AIR COMMANDER Starscream of the DECEPTICON BATTLEFLEET!"

@  Nevermore : (02 August 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I liked TF: Prime Starscream.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:36 PM)

Hearing Starscream's screechy voice in Cyberverse has to be the most annoying thing ever in Transformers. Even his G1 voice wasn't as bad. :doh

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:35 PM)


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Botbots Blind bags Where the creativity went I guess

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#1041 Darth Gonzo

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 09:08 AM

So any ideas for future tribes they might do?

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 11:18 AM

Upcoming BotBots that will be used for other Transformers.


Calamity Keys or Grampiano for Tusks (Marvel G1)

Quackles for Rubber Ducky (Beast Wars)

Yule B. Bored for Fireplace (Robo-Capers G1)

#1043 Platypus Prime

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 11:26 AM

"So what's your name, new guy?"
"Must Turd."
"Sure, sure, we have a bathroom in the back.  Don't use King Toots, though, it really ticks him off, but we'd still like to know your name."
"Must Turd."
"Oh...that bad, huh?  Well, go take care of things first, then tell us who you are."

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 11:36 AM

So any ideas for future tribes they might do?

more power tools?

Laboratory equipment.

doctor's tools (stethoscope, hypodermic needle, scalpel, defibrillator, etc

police equipment. (badge, taser, handcuffs, flashlight, radio, mustache)

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 11:50 AM

pink bonbon with sprinkles

You mean a doughnut hole.

Oh crap, it is! Same color as Sprinkleberry, even! :D

As for new tribes, we need an automotive group. Tires, wrenches, motor oil bottles, batteries, etc.
Maybe a cleaning group too. Mop, broom, vacuum cleaner, spray bottles..
And an arts n crafts group with an easel, palette, tubes and cans of paint, brushes and rollers..

#1046 Darth Gonzo

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 02:21 PM

Maybe a Bedroom tribe: a pillow, a nightlight, a slipper, an alarm clock, etc.

Also maybe a Camping site tribe: a sleeping bag, a camp fire?, a s'more, a flashlight, etc.

As well as maybe a Living room tribe: a coffee table, a TV remote, a newspaper, etc.

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 04:24 PM

I think Ive decided Ill be a mold completionist on these. Getting the entire cabal seems futile, and most of the repaints are boring. Instead Ill focus on new molds or repaints that are particularly good - Must-Turd is a must(erd), I love the Hockey Puck redeco, and the fire log is hilarious. Basically ones that take a redeco and turn it into something new rather than same thing new color.


#1048 Telly


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Posted 19 February 2019 - 06:20 PM

i got some botbots!! finally found some when i was out of town. picked up 3 8 packs. i got:


laceface (i really wanted this one to go with tr blitzwing)

kidd klobber (clobber? different spelling on the website)

unilla icequeencone

skillz punk

poo sham

sticky mcgee

nail byter

and burgertron as the blind one


another sticky mcgee...

angry cheese

fottle barts

sippy slurps


goob toob

venus frogtrap

and clogstopper (YES!!) as the blind one


another batsby...

arctic guzzlerush

sprinkleberry d'uhnut

hawt diggity


major lee screwge (who is of course voiced by r lee ermey)

king toots

and game over as the blind one


i didnt want to get doubles my first time out, but it was the only way to get the ones i wanted with what was available


now to fiddle with them and try to figure out where to put them so they arent crowding my desk!

Edited by Telly, 19 February 2019 - 06:58 PM.

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 07:16 PM

Well that was fast: series 2 is already in the hands of at least one blogger.



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Posted 20 February 2019 - 06:09 AM

TFwiki Tweeted closer looks at some of the upcoming package art:



Crib-dino and Shushifier are terrifying.

Frostferatu repaint looks kinda heroic. Wonder what his persona will be. Superhero? King?

Duckie looks awesome in robot mode.

Huh, Triceratops/Rotten Orange, I haven't seen that one before.

-ZacWilliam, Citrus Ceratopsians have at least a little repaint potential.

Edited by ZacWilliam1, 20 February 2019 - 06:10 AM.

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 08:37 AM

TEETH GROUND SHARP AND EYES GLOWIN-- wait, a walking stick? Zzzzs? He's an old grandpa! He falls asleep so much he just turns into a crib so he can keep watch over baby without having to stay awake.

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 09:08 AM

TEETH GROUND SHARP AND EYES GLOWIN-- wait, a walking stick?

Naw, think of it as a pipe. As in a blunt instrument for used for beating. ;)

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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 20 February 2019 - 12:50 PM

Kind of disappointed that they just reused Plop Father's art with Disgusto Desserto colors rather than this.

Also, just realizing Slobber Rock is now colored like a salamander of sorts,
which is super cool. Love that high contrast.

Edited by lastmaximal, 20 February 2019 - 11:31 PM.

Virtually every custom as good as the title suggests!

#1054 Jalaguy


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Posted 20 February 2019 - 02:31 PM

Here's how the Arcade Renegades are being released!

Transformers Toys BotBots Arcade Renegades Surprise 16 Figures - Mystery 2-In-1 Figures
(Ages 5 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: $29.99/ Available: 08/01/2019)

Not long ago, a glowing mist of Energon came down from the sky and covered a shopping mall. The things inside came to life as little Transformers robots! These bots can hide in plain sight as everyday objects, meaning no one knows what's a bot and what's not! Mischievous, funny, and super silly, these are… BotBots!

The Arcade Renegades are true button mashers, obsessed with everything about arcade video games. These bots play to win and have the prize tickets to prove it! Collectable BOTBOTS figures are around 1-inch tall and convert between 2 fun modes—a robot and a random object—in 3 to 5 easy steps! Each Arcade Renegades Surprise pack includes 16 figures: 12 Arcade Renegades characters, and 4 random characters from other teams! For a fun unboxing surprise, mash the big orange buttons on the cabinet game-themed Arcade Renegades Surprise pack to reveal the mystery characters inside! Arcade Renegades characters are KNOTZEL the pretzel, DRIVER TED the racing game, CLAWSOME the claw game, TUTU PUFFZ the cotton candy, OLD COOL the cabinet game, BANK SHOT the pinball machine, CACKLE CORN the popcorn, GREED FEED the ticket monster, 24K-BIT the gold coin, TANGRY TART the lollipop, SHERIFF SUGARFEET the doughnut, SWEET CHEAT the candy bar, PIXELFIN the hat, PAPA CLICK the camera, THE FIZZ the soda cup and WRIST BANNED the wrist band.

Look for other BOTBOTS packs (available in blind bags, 5-packs, and 8-packs. Each sold separately. Subject to availability) to find different characters! You can collect 190 characters in 2019! Lots to collect and 1 hidden character to discover inside each pack. Convert and see what bot you got! Available on HasbroPulse.com and other major retailers.

EDIT: Hang on, wait, there's 16 Renegades but you only get 12 per pack! That's a dick move if you're forced to buy two or more $30 packs to complete the tribe...

Edited by Jalaguy, 20 February 2019 - 02:34 PM.

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 02:36 PM


24K-BIT the gold coin

lol bitcoin

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 03:15 PM

He's an old grandpa!


He's a dinosaur, both literally and figuratively.

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 03:17 PM

Is Driver Ted a pun on Drivers Ed?

Also yeah thats pretty dickish, hopefully the 8 original molds are at least present in both(?) sets. (Though I wouldnt be surprised if they werent)

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 03:19 PM

Love the idea of the big set and it's box gimmick sounds neat, but ouch knowing whatever figures you get your going to spend $30 and be missing four Arcade Renegades kinda blows.

I mean I get the idea is to trade but it still kinda blows.

-ZacWilliam, we may have to open a Botbot trading thread just for this team.
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#1059 Telly


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Posted 20 February 2019 - 05:18 PM

I mean I get the idea is to trade but it still kinda blows.


what if you have no friends to trade with :(

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#1060 LV!


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