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@  TheMightyMol... : (12 December 2019 - 05:33 PM)

Can it raise the dead?

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:33 PM)

Cheddar can do just about anything.

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:32 PM)

Cream cheese has to be on a bagel or crackers.

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:31 PM)

(for example: I like Swiss cheese on sandwiches, but find it merely tolerable by itself)

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:30 PM)

I mean are you eating it by itself? With crackers? On a sandwich?

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 December 2019 - 04:48 PM)

I would ask, but I'd rather not know.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (12 December 2019 - 03:38 PM)

With my mouth, usually.

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 08:48 AM)

Depends on how you're eating it.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (12 December 2019 - 01:40 AM)

Havarti, without a doubt.

@  Greebtron : (12 December 2019 - 01:28 AM)

Not Don, thanks. I'd like a writer who actually cares enough to do the job properly

@  Benbot : (11 December 2019 - 09:34 PM)

What's your favorite cheese? I'm not sure, but it's hard to beat muenster.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 05:10 PM)

Man I wish IDW could do a season 2.5 with a few writers like Michael Charles Hill or Donald F Glut or Paul Davids involved.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 December 2019 - 04:33 PM)

They were looking for Skids, but the animators forgot he existed again.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 02:58 PM)

He regrouped with Omega Supreme, the Dinobots, Skyfire and the Protectobots.

@  Benbot : (11 December 2019 - 08:20 AM)

Did he get infected with the rest of the Autobots or did he smartly remain off-planet?

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 December 2019 - 05:38 AM)

He really just went to the beach for a couple of days, then called it in. Who's gonna follow up on it?

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 05:05 AM)

Anyone really believe Cosmos searched far enough for more ingredient for Corrostop?

@  Nevermore : (11 December 2019 - 03:48 AM)

Oh, we are pretty good at "forgetting" about that. Insisting on sending people home on their overtime, THEN suddenly rushing to do the "backlog" stuff when it's really overdue.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 December 2019 - 05:43 PM)

I've yet to find an organization which didn't have a backlog of "stuff" that needs to be done, but isn't important enough to put on the schedule proper.

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 December 2019 - 05:01 PM)

I'm sure most good/bad (depending on your POV) bosses would be able to find something for the worker to do, in most cases, even if it's spending 8 hours pretending to push a broom around

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 December 2019 - 04:39 PM)

Still better than American jobs. x.x;

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 December 2019 - 11:10 AM)

I'm pretty sure you've already mentioned this before. Especially that last one.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:05 AM)

That can be fun if you're strong-willed enough. "Hey, you want to go home? Overtime reduction, there's nothing to do..." - "Nah, not today. I want to work."

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:04 AM)

This applies to the field of work as well. Meaning, your boss orders you to show up for a full shift, you show up on time and are absolutely willing to work, and then your boss realizes he has no work for you, your boss has to pay you for a full shift even if you don't work at all.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:03 AM)

Fun fact: German law has a concept named "default in acceptance", which postulates that if there is a "service for payment" contract, the party that should provide the service correctly offers their due service, and the party that should pay fails to accept the service within due time, the second party still has to pay the first party even if there was no service delivered.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 10:54 PM)

If it's seasonal affective disorder, check with your doc about vitamin D supplements.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 December 2019 - 12:46 PM)

That's what I was thinking too, It's the christmas rush and if that's not stressful enough the cold weather can also impact mental health.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 12:41 PM)

Might be a stupid question given the comment, BUT: have you done anything outside the ordinary lately? Might just be a stress reaction.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 December 2019 - 12:29 PM)

I've experienced sleep paralysis with ghostly images and similar things in the past and can snap out of it through moving my fingers. I've definitely hallucinated before and members of both sides of the family have had similar experience, some suffered forms of mental instability in two cases schizophrenia.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 10:47 AM)

So... either a hallucination or night terrors. Are you prone to this kind of thing?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 11:55 PM)

It kept repeating until I sat up.

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 11:54 PM)

I've been up since three and when sheepish I was hallucinating something knocking twice against my bedroom door.

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 December 2019 - 06:58 PM)

Then repaint Apeface and Snapdragon as Transmetal Optimus Primal and Megatron. It's crazy enough to work.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (07 December 2019 - 05:32 PM)

Moral imperative.

@  Nevermore : (07 December 2019 - 05:13 PM)

Wishful thinking, rumor or leak?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 04:48 PM)

Snapdragon for Earthrise.

@  TM2-Megatron : (04 December 2019 - 10:22 PM)

Still not the weirdest thing a Nic Cage character has done in a film

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 04:00 PM)

Couldn't be worse than him pissing fire as Ghost Rider.

@  Rycochet : (04 December 2019 - 03:38 PM)

The Tim Burton Superman Movie is the DC movie we deserve. It would have Nic Cage in a technosuit punching polarbears.

@  Paladin : (04 December 2019 - 02:59 PM)

Wonder Woman was great. Shazam was amazing. Aquaman... exists.

@  RichardT1977 : (04 December 2019 - 01:54 PM)

TBF, Aquaman and Shazam! were pretty good.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 01:00 PM)

Not a difficult feat.

@  Benbot : (04 December 2019 - 11:50 AM)

You just put more effort into telling a compelling story than all of WB's execs.

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:41 AM)

Cue the flashback to Jonathan, reassuring a terrified child: "What you are is never as important as who you are." Cue Superman's response to Brainiac: "I already know who I am."*John Williams fanfare plays*

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

I don't think we even really need to see Krypton. I'd start with Clark growing up in Kansas, thinking he's normal, and follow him through the development of his powers. There've been enough alternate takes on Krypton that it could actually work as a mystery; is this the pre-Crisis utopia, the sterile science world, or the relic of a fallen empire? Brainiac was there, and he tempts Clark with the knowledge of what he really is.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:12 AM)

First, a Krypton film, ending with baby Kal-El being found on Earth.  Then Supe's early career film, establishing his values... and if Jonothan Kent needs to die, it happens because of something like a heart attack while Clark is savnig folks on the other side of the world.  After we know Clark minimizes property damage and never kills, have Zod & Company show up and force him to make tough choices.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:07 AM)

Man of Steel seems like someone came up with a Superman trilogy and then the execs said "We've got to catch up to Marvel, make it one film!".  I don't mean that based on the film's actual pacing, but because various story beats make more sense to me if they weren't all squished together.

@  Cybersnark : (03 December 2019 - 07:44 PM)

I've been wanting to write a Superman movie trilogy for years; "Man of Steel" (featuring a Terminator-like Brainiac) was going to be first, with "Last Son of Krypton" (featuring the Eradicator) as the sequel and "Man of Tomorrow" (in which Luthor makes his face-heel turn) as the conclusion. Thanks to Snyder I have to re-arrange my titles.

@  Nevermore : (03 December 2019 - 06:15 PM)

I still wish "Man of Steel" had instead been an adaptation of both the John Byrne miniseries of the same name and the Jeph Loeb/Tim Sale miniseries "Superman For All Seasons".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (03 December 2019 - 04:42 PM)

A take I just read: Man of Steel is shot with such a lack of lighting that it is easier to discern what is going on in a porn film.


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Posted 11 November 2018 - 07:35 PM

Also just saw this, not from Moonio, but from a company called ArtCreativity...and its a fun looking PANDA!....aaaaaaannnnndd Bought!

 

https://www.amazon.c...=theallspark-20

 

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This Tiger dude to go with the Panda: https://www.amazon.c...=theallspark-20

 

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The panda and the tiger look especially interesting to me.

 

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Posted 11 November 2018 - 07:54 PM

I LOVE THAT FROG

 

that was my favorite. dont know if ill ever get it, but i like it


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Posted 11 November 2018 - 07:58 PM

That's no frog, it's a camouflaged Invid.

 

also I NEED IT


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Posted 11 November 2018 - 08:26 PM

The frog is nice looking.

 

There's also a Tortoise.

https://www.amazon.c...=theallspark-20

 

And a crow.

https://www.amazon.c...=theallspark-20

 

I like the head sculpts on all three.

 

And I think I asked in Bot Talk once if anyone had the construction vehicle combiner.

https://www.amazon.c...=theallspark-20

 

Hmm $50 for yellow, but $40 for orange.

 

 

I need that Panda, the tiger doesn't do much for me, but I need that panda.


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Posted 11 November 2018 - 09:53 PM

Yeah, pretty sure I need that Crow.



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Posted 12 November 2018 - 07:22 AM

Ooh, I want those numbers. The letters too, if they go all the way to 'z'.



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Posted 12 November 2018 - 12:51 PM

ah, the Numericons, descended from the lost fourteenth Prime, Addimus

... I mean, "Abacus" is right there as a math-related word.

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 01:07 PM

 

ah, the Numericons, descended from the lost fourteenth Prime, Addimus

... I mean, "Abacus" is right there as a math-related word.

 

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#29 LV!

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 01:20 PM

I think that's actually the Prime of poor oral hygiene.



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Posted 12 November 2018 - 02:49 PM

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Offbrand AoE Kreo. Stinger is "Hornet", which is a far better Bumblebee rival name. Galvatron and Optimus are Thunder Bolt and Lightning (very very frightening)

Bee is just "Stealth." Meh.



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Posted 12 November 2018 - 02:52 PM

I'm pretty into that giant robot car just slinging a Kalashnikov around.



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Posted 12 November 2018 - 03:00 PM

Yeah, pretty sure I need that Crow.

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Posted 12 November 2018 - 03:04 PM

Ooh, I want those numbers. The letters too, if they go all the way to 'z'.


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Posted 14 November 2018 - 07:24 PM

I've seen the Panda and Tiger and a bunch of other animals with the same transformation before. They sell them in the gift shop at zoo and the aquarium, in Chicago. They look pretty bad, to me.
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Posted 14 November 2018 - 09:51 PM

The panda and tiger have that head we've seen on cheesy knockoffs since the 90s.

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Posted 15 November 2018 - 05:17 AM

The panda and tiger have that head we've seen on cheesy knockoffs since the 90s.


They seem to recycle a lot from those dinocrotch bots.

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Posted 25 November 2018 - 03:26 AM

just saw these ROBOTRYX guys, theres 5 of them, and each one is a beast, vehicle and robot...theyre also Combiners...

 

but none of that is the weird part....they faction symbol they all have is apparently the old TFW2005 mascot, Boombox (i think)…minus that point, theyre all still pretty cool

 

 

I think my favorite is the Red one, GRINDBURST, being what appears to be a Drill-Racecar...love it.

 

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Posted 25 November 2018 - 06:00 AM

So like.. Tobot V, amirite?

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https://www.amazon.c...

Tank Guy
https://www.amazon.c...

Great Admiral

https://www.amazon.c...

Monster
https://www.amazon.c...

Speed
https://www.amazon.c...d/dp/B07GRRQFB2

Rocket
https://www.amazon.c...

Okay so the Animal partners aren't great on some of those, but damn if I don't love the engineering in some of their transformations and designs!

And mentioning the engineering... Tobots Terracle's forearms are <3


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Posted 25 November 2018 - 06:58 AM

Those look great. The prices are insane though, I assume because there isn't much of a distribution chain from Korea.

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Posted 25 November 2018 - 07:23 AM

Yeah unfortunately the Amazon Japan prices are the "best" I've seen on them. Otherwise they're mind bogglingly crazy.



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