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@  NotVeryKnightly : (19 July 2019 - 01:17 PM)

It seems like, with these kind of things, anything not TF-specific is either in an existing thread or just not discussed since they're not part of something deemed important enough to get its own thread already.

@  Benbot : (19 July 2019 - 12:45 PM)

Yeah, but it's for Transformers specifically

@  Gryllid : (19 July 2019 - 12:39 PM)

There is. It's called "SDCC 2019 thread"

@  Benbot : (19 July 2019 - 12:24 PM)

no general SDCC thread?

@  Benbot : (19 July 2019 - 12:08 PM)

I never even bothered to see it.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 July 2019 - 10:30 AM)

O never hated it, the whole thing was an Indiana Jones movie. I didn't care for the CGI, but that's just nature of the beast.

@  Paladin : (19 July 2019 - 07:58 AM)

sidebar- has enough time passed that we can stop irrationally hating "Crystal Skull" yet?

@  Telly : (18 July 2019 - 09:18 PM)

after 38 years and i dont know how many viewings, today is the first time i noticed indiana jones doesnt use a revolver in the bar fight in raiders...

@  Kalidor : (18 July 2019 - 05:33 PM)

@Sabrblade Depends on when you're here. I used to have the backups happen once daily, now I have them happen once per hour so you might often see a hesitation at the top of every hour for 30-45 seconds.

@  Locoman : (18 July 2019 - 05:11 PM)

isn't that just Modern Family

@  Foffy : (18 July 2019 - 04:45 PM)

that's right. my gym teacher is a clown. new series coming to disney channel next fall

@  Foffy : (18 July 2019 - 04:44 PM)

all these clowns are making me run really fast.

@  Sabrblade : (18 July 2019 - 12:10 PM)

All this awesome SDCC news is really making these boards run slowly.

@  Bass X0 : (18 July 2019 - 07:54 AM)

Racism must be stopped. No matter the cost.

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2019 - 07:49 AM)

Tine to stop buttering it up.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 July 2019 - 09:43 PM)

Well shucks.

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 July 2019 - 08:14 PM)

The joke is a husk of its former self.

@  Paladin : (17 July 2019 - 01:15 PM)

Pop.

@  Shrug : (17 July 2019 - 10:15 AM)

Something something... corn bread?

@  MEDdMI : (17 July 2019 - 07:21 AM)

Ok, ok. Enough of the puns and let's all thank Kal for the amaizeing job he did.

@  Paladin : (17 July 2019 - 06:24 AM)

by now I think this jokes' been creamed.

@  Nevermore : (17 July 2019 - 03:31 AM)

The kernel.

@  Nevermore : (17 July 2019 - 03:31 AM)

Who gives the orders in cybernetic warfare?

@  unluckiness : (16 July 2019 - 09:59 PM)

Zea mays

@  Xellos : (16 July 2019 - 09:53 PM)

Isn't that a kernel of truth.

@  Paladin : (16 July 2019 - 08:43 PM)

huh. suddenly the Squawk is popping.

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 July 2019 - 07:47 PM)

Not placing much stalk in this conversation.

@  Nevermore : (16 July 2019 - 06:22 PM)

That's so corny.

@  Shrug : (16 July 2019 - 06:07 PM)

It's absurd how happy I am that a post of mine made the front page of Reddit.

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 July 2019 - 05:46 PM)

Aww, shucks.

@  TriBlurr : (16 July 2019 - 05:45 PM)

Not till I taste the corn

@  Kalidor : (16 July 2019 - 05:43 PM)

You guys aren't being very nice. You're supposed to tell me I did "good, really good!"

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 July 2019 - 05:40 PM)

Just don't go beyond the rows.

@  Patch : (16 July 2019 - 05:39 PM)

Left over from the failed Beast Machines sequel, Beast Farmers

@  Patch : (16 July 2019 - 05:39 PM)

It's techno-organic corn

@  TriBlurr : (16 July 2019 - 05:26 PM)

We have a cornfield? Can I get a few ears?

@  Kalidor : (16 July 2019 - 12:56 PM)

And lastly, if it becomes too much hassle to deal with - it might just get sent into the cornfield and replaced with a Discord box anyway. So cool it.

@  Kalidor : (16 July 2019 - 12:55 PM)

Second thing is we do actually have the ability to ban users specifically from using Shoutbox if it's being abused like that

@  Kalidor : (16 July 2019 - 12:55 PM)

Hey all - just a reminder and heads up. The Shoutbox has been kept here as a courtesy because it's what you folks like in lieu of Discord - but a few things to remember is that P&R should stay in P&R and isn't really something that needs to be dragged out here in the most public of spaces.

@  Nevermore : (16 July 2019 - 11:04 AM)

Done.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 July 2019 - 10:25 AM)

You can make a new one. I doubt anybody would stop you.

@  Nevermore : (16 July 2019 - 10:16 AM)

There was a thread but it appears to have disappeared. Might have been lost in one of the older forum sweeps.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 July 2019 - 09:58 AM)

Yeah this is pretty much circumventing the fact that we have different rules for political talk.

@  fourteenwings : (16 July 2019 - 09:55 AM)

Okay, so, basically, can we not do politics in here anymore? I mean, considering how often @Nevermore, you talk about your work conditions, don't you think it's time for a dedicated thread in P&R?

@  unluckiness : (16 July 2019 - 09:39 AM)

Scratch that; that's insulting to honest salads. Whatever that was was the text equivalent of hamburger.

@  unluckiness : (16 July 2019 - 09:38 AM)

Would you like some dressing to go with your word salad?

@  Paladin : (16 July 2019 - 09:34 AM)

yes; it now goes "shit piss hug *BLEEP* ^$@^ motherhuger **** turd fart encyclopedia & Socialism."

@  unluckiness : (16 July 2019 - 09:24 AM)

This is an American site, but isn't that unnecessarily severe language? IIRC it's one of the top four offensive pejoratives to English people

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 July 2019 - 08:52 AM)

It's amusing how so many (U.S.) wankers in this world love to whine "capitalism good socialism bad!" in the abstract while simultaneously pretending that megacorporations dominating de facto monopolies is anathema to the core capitalistic principle of competition benefits everyone.

@  unluckiness : (16 July 2019 - 05:17 AM)

I know Shockwave's super mode is pretty lame and Magnus is kinda greebly but it's not that bad.


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Posted 06 June 2019 - 11:13 AM

Like this one?

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Posted 06 June 2019 - 02:16 PM

No all of them had panels that flipped around front back sides and the top


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Posted 08 June 2019 - 02:21 AM

The worst part is I know exactly what he's talking about and yet can't for the life of me spit out the name.

 

Die cast skateboard and wheels, and then basically it peeled open from the nose. Door and fender panels were two chunks connected to the rear bumper/trunk panel, said panel would twist around and the fender/doors would switch sides, roof/hood panel was mirrored along the doorsill line, the grill and sometimes the hood at the windshield line was hinged so it'd snap down and lock onto the front of the skateboard.

 

I think it might've been a rebranded Tomica thing? They had a bunch of cars that would use the mechanism to switch from civilian to Fire Truck or Police Car or, uh, Emergency Yellow Construction Thing? Because Japan? And something something secret firemen I dunno


Edited by Nutjob R/T, 08 June 2019 - 02:22 AM.

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Posted 08 June 2019 - 02:56 AM

There was Bandai's VooV line from several years ago.

They apparently also combined into a robot...?

Edited by NotVeryKnightly, 08 June 2019 - 02:59 AM.


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Posted 08 June 2019 - 03:04 AM

Because Of Course They Did


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Posted 11 June 2019 - 01:26 PM

Anyone remember these slightly bigger then Hot Wheels cars that could be flipped inside out to become a different car?

I remember they where on small ball joints to flip all the panels around and seeing them at Walgreens

 

I think it was "Convert-ables" or "Convert-ibles" or something like that, for the car pun.  But that's making it awfully hard to search Google for confirmation, because I just get hits for diecast convertible models.  Adding "transforming" or "changing" into the search string gives me off-brand Transformers.



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Posted 12 June 2019 - 12:46 AM

I found Hot Wheels Convert-Ables, which don't seem to be the thing described. So that's probably not helping matters.



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Posted 12 June 2019 - 11:47 AM

https://sirtoys.com/..._Dumptruck.html

I'm gonna guess these aren't it either, but I think we're getting closer

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Posted 12 June 2019 - 02:55 PM

Bumping this thread for a curiosity of my own... I was trying to figure out the name of an action figure I remember owning in the 80s.
 
It was a red or dark-orange monster, sort of gorilla proportions with a hunchback. I'm guessing 5" tall. The body was translucent hard plastic, as it had a sparking gimmick controlled by reels on the back. I think it just sparked inside the body, but maybe a bit came out of the open mouth. No armor or clothing, unless it was detachable and I lost it. I think it had a teeny stubby tail. Lots of hard angles instead of soft curves, like it was made of rock or crystal. I don't remember what his face looked like, but I think it was Rancor-ish, pointy-toothed, with the head being part of the body instead of on a vertical neck. White clawed hands, with two fingers and a thumb. Shorter legs, longer arms, though not so long as to touch the ground. Articulated at the hips and shoulders. I don't know if it was part of some obscure series, or a one-off.
 
Does that ring any bells? 


Sounds a bit like Inhumanoids
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Posted 12 June 2019 - 05:55 PM

 

Bumping this thread for a curiosity of my own... I was trying to figure out the name of an action figure I remember owning in the 80s.
 
It was a red or dark-orange monster, sort of gorilla proportions with a hunchback. I'm guessing 5" tall. The body was translucent hard plastic, as it had a sparking gimmick controlled by reels on the back. I think it just sparked inside the body, but maybe a bit came out of the open mouth. No armor or clothing, unless it was detachable and I lost it. I think it had a teeny stubby tail. Lots of hard angles instead of soft curves, like it was made of rock or crystal. I don't remember what his face looked like, but I think it was Rancor-ish, pointy-toothed, with the head being part of the body instead of on a vertical neck. White clawed hands, with two fingers and a thumb. Shorter legs, longer arms, though not so long as to touch the ground. Articulated at the hips and shoulders. I don't know if it was part of some obscure series, or a one-off.
 
Does that ring any bells? 


Sounds a bit like Inhumanoids

 

 

Nope, but click back to Page 2 of this thread to find out what it was. The answer may surprise you!





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