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@  ▲ndrusi : (09 July 2020 - 09:56 PM)

King Nine, however, will not return.

@  Bass X0 : (09 July 2020 - 05:05 PM)

Bass_X0 will return after these messages ^^^

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 July 2020 - 03:37 PM)

WHATAMIFIGHTINGFOOOOOOOOARRGH

@  -LittleAutob... : (09 July 2020 - 02:06 PM)

Okay?

@  Otaku : (09 July 2020 - 07:47 AM)

@TheMightyMollusk Ah, but the series itself has pronounced "Bass" both ways. ;)  Oh, 90s English Capcom video game voice acting...

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 July 2020 - 03:14 AM)

Looking at my Titan Returns collection I can see they realised they didn't have to paint the Titan Masters after wave one, lazy bums.

@  Maruten : (08 July 2020 - 09:13 PM)

No, I'm going with "fish".

@  TheMightyMol... : (08 July 2020 - 04:19 PM)

He stated that it's in reference to the Mega Man character, so it follows the series' tradition of music names.

@  Cybersnark : (08 July 2020 - 03:59 PM)

The real question is if it's "bass" as in music or "bass" as in the fish.

@  Otaku : (08 July 2020 - 01:27 PM)

Well, at least now I know how to pronounce @Bass X0 's screen name. ^^'  Rather, I think I'd just forgotten.  In my defense, it really does look like an emoticon or maybe just "decoration", which is what a lot of folks add to their screen names online.  Usually because someone has the name they really want. XD

@  ▲ndrusi : (08 July 2020 - 01:27 PM)

Extremely unimpressed with your idea that someone making a negative observation you don't like means they "got triggered."

@  NotVeryKnightly : (08 July 2020 - 11:16 AM)

You know somebody asked "And this would be in relation to... what exactly?"

@  Bass X0 : (08 July 2020 - 11:15 AM)

Its because someone got triggered over my random musings instead of just ignoring them. If I read one of your comments that is of no relevance or interest to me, I don't feel the need to say so.

@  -LittleAutob... : (08 July 2020 - 10:56 AM)

All this over someone's username lol

@  ▲ndrusi : (08 July 2020 - 08:34 AM)

Bazro.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (08 July 2020 - 06:34 AM)

It could be Bass 10-0

@  Nevermore : (08 July 2020 - 06:11 AM)

How do you pronounce yourself? "Bass Ex-O" or "Bass Ex-Zero"?

@  Bass X0 : (08 July 2020 - 03:23 AM)

I did almost go with Vile Bass X0, because Vile is cool too.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (07 July 2020 - 08:34 PM)

Bossk Saw

@  ▲ndrusi : (07 July 2020 - 04:16 PM)

Bass XD

@  Bass X0 : (07 July 2020 - 03:43 PM)

And its not Bass XO, its Bass X0, as in Bass, X and Zero from the Mega Man series.

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 July 2020 - 02:33 PM)

@Trpodeca :( :(

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 July 2020 - 02:32 PM)

Thats what a gray rock is? Then I'm not one.

@  Trpodeca : (07 July 2020 - 02:12 PM)

Man I just learnt about what seemed like a really cool show, only to realize it was a dream and it dosen't really exist.

@  Bass X0 : (07 July 2020 - 01:02 PM)

Just something I read that I wanted to share. I heard "gray rock" mentioned in a video, so I looked it up and that was the definition.

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 July 2020 - 12:20 PM)

It's a fancy way of saying "Ignore annoying people".

@  NotVeryKnightly : (07 July 2020 - 12:15 PM)

Bass XO has a habit of pasting random drivel here as if doing so were profound.

@  wonko the sane? : (07 July 2020 - 11:30 AM)

And this would be in relation to... what exactly?

@  Bass X0 : (07 July 2020 - 11:25 AM)

"One strategy for dealing with a narcissist or sociopath is to act like a "gray rock," meaning that you become uninteresting and unresponsive. You don't feed their needs for drama or attention. You don't show emotion, say anything interesting, or disclose any personal information"

@  Nevermore : (06 July 2020 - 07:23 PM)

Oh wow. Studio Series Offroad Bumblebee is awesome. His articulation is amazing.

@  -LittleAutob... : (06 July 2020 - 11:18 AM)

Oof-

@  Maximus Ambus : (05 July 2020 - 01:10 AM)

I got Studio Series 39 Cogman yesterday and woke up to find he'd decapitated my titans returns figures.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 July 2020 - 10:19 PM)

If I had a sarcasm powered mouth.. ooohh waaaiiittt...

@  -LittleAutob... : (04 July 2020 - 05:01 PM)

Heh

@  Bass X0 : (04 July 2020 - 02:56 PM)

"If I had sarcasm-powered legs, I'd do a happy dance...!"

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 July 2020 - 02:39 PM)

The real clones were the friends we made along the way.

@  Maximus Ambus : (04 July 2020 - 01:47 PM)

So the Emperor in episodes 1 through 6 was a clone?

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 10:47 AM)

(And the 0th anniversary of the last time I couldn't do math.)

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Today is the 24th anniversary of the day we fought off an alien invasion with the help of Will Smith.

@  Maximus Ambus : (04 July 2020 - 10:41 AM)

Oh the end of the Ottoman Empire of course.

@  -LittleAutob... : (04 July 2020 - 10:14 AM)

*ahem* 4th of July....

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 08:14 AM)

Nothing of importance has happened before, and nothing of importance will happen again.

@  Maximus Ambus : (04 July 2020 - 08:12 AM)

Nothing of importance happened today.

@  Telly : (03 July 2020 - 09:54 PM)

i want a "i survived 'rona and all i got was this lousy t-shirt"

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 July 2020 - 03:42 PM)

Slogan for 2021: "I Lived, Bitch."

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 July 2020 - 03:23 PM)

They should make the next book in the Survivors series 'I SURVIVED CORONA VIRUS 2020'

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 July 2020 - 03:23 PM)

YEEEE I'M A SURVIVOR-

@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:59 AM)

Probably gonna assemble Devastator after work.

@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:58 AM)

Ooooh. Overload arrived. He's surprisingly fun.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 04:00 PM)

He's sweeter than the average bear.


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#1101 Noideaforaname

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Posted 06 March 2019 - 10:43 PM

I kinda wish there was a nice little list of what to buy and what to avoid. Like the wiki helps tell you how to avoid doubles, but how to avoid disappointment. Especially since none of them look like their artwork.

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Posted 06 March 2019 - 10:44 PM

I kinda wish there was a nice little list of what to buy and what to avoid. Like the wiki helps tell you how to avoid doubles, but how to avoid disappointment. Especially since none of them look like their artwork.


The problem is, its subjective (other than Venus Frog Trap). I rather like Rootwing. Others that a lot of people like, I wasnt as impressed with.

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Posted 06 March 2019 - 10:57 PM

For example, Noid incorrectly suggests that Frostferatu is not the best Botbot and among the best Transformers toys ever made.



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Posted 06 March 2019 - 11:53 PM

didnt someone do some kind of modification on frog trap to fix the transformation? im not gonna try to find it


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Posted 06 March 2019 - 11:58 PM

It's subjective as hell and I'm not sure how you'd quantify anything but the most extreme examples (i.e. it breaks easily or the art is outright misleading as opposed to just taking a lot of liberty), but there's like a billion of these things and no good decent reviews to quickly check while in the store and I'd like some warning about nonsense like Frohawk's head in spray can mode or Cuddletooth not being able to lift her arms up to cuddle, or if someone's surprisingly articulate or something.



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Posted 07 March 2019 - 12:32 AM

Frostferatu conveys his thoughts beautifully.



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Posted 07 March 2019 - 01:04 AM

And all this despite the fangs.



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Posted 07 March 2019 - 01:14 AM

Hence "surprisingly".

(Seriously, Noid, you had to know you were setting that up for LV. I mean, really.)

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Posted 07 March 2019 - 07:10 AM

Ultimately, given the amount of stuff you want to know to make buying decisions, you might as well just go to the review pages out there (like mine) and read up on them.

 

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Posted 07 March 2019 - 08:42 AM

(Seriously, Noid, you had to know you were setting that up for LV. I mean, really.)


Heh. I thought "I really ought to reword that", but I also thought "it's midnight, I really need to sleep".

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Posted 07 March 2019 - 09:21 AM

Some of the design choices baffle me. Like I've always dug the diversity that G1 being a grab bag of licensed toy robots from different companies brought but there's a few general aesthetic rules I expect. So I love the Botbots that turn into a very recognisably Transformers-style bots with the grey faces, visors, etc.

 

And then I get something like the lollipop who looks like a Pokemon or like he could be part of just about any other collectable character series...

 

I think if you're going to break style like that you need to go all in like the unicorn and the venus flytrap. Because some of these just don't feel very 'bot' to me and...that's supposed to be the whole gimmick.



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Posted 07 March 2019 - 09:57 AM

I actually quite like that it isn't all traditional bot faces. I just wish they were more faithful to the way the box art does them. Some of the "face" faces don't really wow me, though -- I love the hell out of Cocoa Crazy, but Dimlit is just eh.



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Posted 07 March 2019 - 10:20 AM

Plopfather for me is a standout of the issues I have. It feels like two different takes on the same idea competing with each other. The art is considerably more bot like and his character profile is he poops when scared. But then the actual toy is much more focused on being a cannoli parody of Marlon Brando in his Godfather role.

 

I'm more taken to the 'cute bots with pun/pop culture names'. This problem seems enhanced by the fact they can't decide if Botbots is about gross out humour or not.



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Posted 08 March 2019 - 09:40 AM

I find that she looks better to me with the 'wings' forward and down, along with the legs rotated so that they're 180° round from where they are in potted plant mode.
 
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Holy cow, she looks soooo much better that way! I'm doing that!

Yeah, I had high hopes for Rootwing since she's a dragon and all. But she didn't wow me as much when I finally got her.

In fact, the guys I thought I'd be into, weren't who I ended up liking (Rootwing, Waddlepop) and vice versa (Point Dexter, Shredder Jack).

I think it's the expressive faces that won me over. Beast BotBots can hardly manage them.

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Posted 08 March 2019 - 10:59 AM

Robot kingdom posted more info on the Bakery Bytes five packs including the back of the packaging with the team artwork and all five bakery bytes names!
Lookes like weve got:
Flat Flour Face the rolling pin
Splatter Batter the mixer
Chief Cherry 3.14 the duderoni pie
Cavi T. The blue Cocoa Crazy
Reci P. Cooker the cookbook

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Posted 08 March 2019 - 11:34 AM

Link?

ZacWilliam, can't find anything on their site

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Posted 08 March 2019 - 11:39 AM

Oh yes sorry, here ya go:
http://www.robotking.../e4925at60.html

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Posted 10 March 2019 - 10:26 PM

Current realization: I want transforming sushi BotBots. Like those Takara did, but cuter, with more varied robot modes, and with punny names.


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Posted 11 March 2019 - 07:57 PM

I honestly think these guys helped me get out of a "dark age" I was in for Transformers stuff, I hadn't collected any Transformers since Animated's ending, and with my interest in Moose Toys blind bags in terms of toys, these really piqued my interest. So far Fomo's the only one I own, but I love her build and transformation style!



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Posted 12 March 2019 - 09:19 PM

That Series 2 is apparently out in Australia is getting under my skin... not because I want to own them now, but because we've only got pics of two packs at the moment and I'd REALLY like to know the pack layouts.

 

Also, any goddamn info on the Lawn League 8-packs, like, AT ALL would be nice.

 

 

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