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@  TM2-Megatron : (18 April 2019 - 05:03 PM)

Switching shifts constantly is never good for one's health. There was a time when I worked overnights steady for about 2 years; did wonders for my health, as well

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:36 PM)

Don't miss early shift (and especially switching back and forth every two weeks) a bit.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:36 PM)

Man, permanent late shift really has done wonders for my overal well-being. Never having to get up early for work, staying up late, weekends off... a ot of my coworkers think I'm crazy, but late shift is really my preferred shift.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:33 PM)

(My total lack of sleep on that day might have contributed, though.)

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:33 PM)

At noon, it was warm.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:33 PM)

On Monday, we went on strike early in the morning, I was also wearing to jackets and gloves and my toes and fingers were freezing.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 April 2019 - 04:31 PM)

Nope, right now my days are doing that. Frigid at night (Well, just below zero, but still.) and warm enough to be always be ill prepared during the day.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:28 PM)

Today it's so warm I had to take a shower to wash off the sweat after a lengthy bike trip.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:27 PM)

This past Friday I was wearing two jackets and winter gloves outside and took a hot bath when I returned home.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:27 PM)

Is "April weather" an issue in other countries as well, or is that specifically a German phenomenon?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2019 - 11:04 AM)

Well, when you understand the history of the area it make sense. It's basically a series of countries buying the place, moving in, saying "we rule you people now", and the locals shrugging and responding, "okay, you have fun with that".

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2019 - 07:58 AM)

When did we all turn into Henry Higgins?

@  unluckiness : (16 April 2019 - 03:16 AM)

To be fair, most Americans can't get the hang of English, so I can understand why.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2019 - 03:15 AM)

(And yeah, Calliope is a Greek muse, not French, but the street was named BY the French when they took over.)

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2019 - 03:10 AM)

In New Orleans there's a bunch of streets with French names that are pronounced by locals with a more English emphasis, for example "Calliope Street" is pronounced "CAL-lee-ope".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 11:56 PM)

I figured as much for Canadians.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2019 - 11:37 PM)

hm; whenever I've heard people talk about the school they said it the same way as the cathedral...but I guess that's in Canada, so they're probably more familiar with the cathedral than the school

@  Dracula : (15 April 2019 - 11:11 PM)

There's plenty of place names in the US like that. Around here we have an "el doh-RAY-doh," and up north there's a Cairo that's pronounced "kay-roh"

@  RichardT1977 : (15 April 2019 - 09:56 PM)

Yeah, the common pronunciation of the University is probably the reason most Americans don't pronounce the Cathedral name correctly.

@  Arazyr : (15 April 2019 - 08:03 PM)

That's my understanding of how the two are supposed to be pronounced as well.

@  Echowarrior : (15 April 2019 - 07:42 PM)

When I'm talking about the cathedral, I say "noh-treh dahme". When I talk about the university, I say "noh-ter dayme". I don't see a problem with that.

@  Paladin : (15 April 2019 - 06:26 PM)

guessing "Hunchback" just got bumped WAY down the list for Disney's live-action remakes...

@  Patch : (15 April 2019 - 05:56 PM)

We all pronounce it wrong, so no one knows enough to care.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2019 - 05:40 PM)

It'd be odd for most Americans not to know how to pronounce Notre Dame, considering they have a University with the same name that's the subject of a relatively popular film based around a sport most Americans love

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 04:22 PM)

Three or four more hours will be needed to contain the fire.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 04:22 PM)

Update from France 24: the Paris Fire Brigade says two towers and the main structure of the cathedral have been saved from complete destruction.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 03:57 PM)

One does not have to speak French to know that rhyming with "voter name" is off the mark.

@  Locoman : (15 April 2019 - 03:51 PM)

Really? It's an international tragedy and you're zeroing in on the people who maybe don't speak French?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 03:44 PM)

@Tm_Silverclaw I just read on BBC News that the cause is not yet clear, but officials suspect the fire could be linked to renovation work.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 03:42 PM)

Oh boy, here we go with the U.S.-American newscasters who can't pronounce "Notre Dame" correctly.

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 April 2019 - 03:38 PM)

Too soon to say.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 April 2019 - 03:20 PM)

Do we know if it was an attack? Arson? Or just bad wiring?

@  Nevermore : (15 April 2019 - 02:10 PM)

Religion is dead?

@  Paladin : (15 April 2019 - 02:01 PM)

major cathedral burning down on Holy Week is some kind of metaphor.

@  Benbot : (15 April 2019 - 12:54 PM)

Hard to believe a wonder of the world could just be wiped out so easily. Hopefully they can still save it

@  Benbot : (15 April 2019 - 12:51 PM)

Well, Notre Dame is burning down

@  Benbot : (15 April 2019 - 10:05 AM)

yikes I thought the site was going to be down for a while

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 09:07 PM)

So, time for another strike. No sleep for me tonight. Oh well.

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 09:04 PM)

Think Game of Thrones "light" meets Cabaret and you get the idea.

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 09:03 PM)

Kinda sorta, just with more intrigue, conspiracy, depravity, crime and violence.

@  RichardT1977 : (14 April 2019 - 06:37 PM)

So it's like a prequel to Cabaret?

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 04:02 PM)

And man, characters are smoking literally EVERYWHERE.

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 03:27 PM)

Also, full frontal male nudity. (There's been quite a bit of female nudity since episode 1.)

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 03:26 PM)

Episode 6, and Hitler is randomly name-checked.

@  Xellos : (14 April 2019 - 12:22 PM)

Runa runa!

@  Sabrblade : (14 April 2019 - 09:10 AM)

Wocka wocka!

@  The Doctor Who : (14 April 2019 - 06:59 AM)

Lewd

@  Paladin : (14 April 2019 - 06:57 AM)

troutstick.

@  MEDdMI : (14 April 2019 - 06:34 AM)

With a trout.

@  Xellos : (14 April 2019 - 05:44 AM)

With a stick?


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#21 TriBlurr

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Posted 10 December 2018 - 02:38 PM

I'd like to know if this is the fanvote for 2020 or if there is a seperate generations one coming in Jan/Feb.

#22 The Predaking

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Posted 10 December 2018 - 03:31 PM

Yeah, I have to echo what everyone else here is saying. None of these really excite me as I have slowly became a CHUG collector over the last decade, as I have most of the G1 figures that I wanted.


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Posted 10 December 2018 - 06:32 PM

I'd be more interested in something that wasn't available the last time we had reissues 



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Posted 10 December 2018 - 08:06 PM

Whoever wins -- WE LOSE!  :p



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Posted 10 December 2018 - 09:06 PM

But but I have those in perfect shape I need things like Hound and Mirage Or Springer and Octane (My poor Octane has seen better days)


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Posted 10 December 2018 - 09:38 PM

Whoever more people want to buy. I have them all anyway, so unless it's a significant recolor, I don't care. Pander to the mass's nostalgia.

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Posted 11 December 2018 - 07:50 AM

Only thing I'd be interested in picking up from those four would be an original colours Astrotrain. I've got the black and white TFC one, but for some reason 'realistic colours shuttle and steam train' never appealed, I want my purple and white.



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Posted 11 December 2018 - 08:33 AM

Round 1 Voting of Perceptor VS Astrotrain is up.

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Posted 11 December 2018 - 09:45 AM

I want Astrotrain colored as Perceptor.

And Skywarp colored as Thundercracker.

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Posted 11 December 2018 - 10:28 AM

Skywarp colored as Thundercracker just so Randy has to explain that blue one in his collection every single damn time.

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Posted 11 December 2018 - 10:49 AM

And Skywarp colored as Thundercracker.

 

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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 11 December 2018 - 05:18 PM

I seem to be too old/stupid to understand how this poll works. Does "VOTE NOW in our story!" mean "Leave a comment on this Instagram post with the name of the toy you want to win?"



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Posted 11 December 2018 - 05:45 PM

I'm into G1 characters, not G1 toys.



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Posted 11 December 2018 - 07:31 PM

Astrotrain as SENTINEL PRIME (ala Titans Return)

Hot Rod as SIDEBURN (ala Timelines)

Constructicons as SHATTERED GLASS CONSTRUCTICONS

Hot Rod (again) as SG RODIMUS



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Posted 12 December 2018 - 07:35 AM

Only interesting options to me would be Astrotrain in ehobby reissue colors or Thundercracker in pale blue cartoon colors. Is the only pale blue "G1" Thundercracker transforming toy the Robotmasters version?



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Posted 12 December 2018 - 07:51 AM

Give us prepro olive green Skywarp.

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Posted 12 December 2018 - 08:08 AM

Give us prepro olive green Skywarp.

I'd love this.

 

I'd also accept the poster colors with purple nose cone and horizontal stabilizers, black feet and arm sides.


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Posted 12 December 2018 - 08:46 AM

Results are in:  https://www.instagra.../p/BrSem4SlAF7/

 

Now it's Thundercracker VS Skywarp.

 

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Posted 12 December 2018 - 11:41 AM

I'm still not absolutely confident how votes are being cast/tabulated. Lots of folks are leaving comments, but I get the impression (but not a confident one) that you're supposed to hit the character's name within the "story" image itself. They really should spell that out....



#40 NightViper

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Posted 12 December 2018 - 11:45 AM

Yeah the comments are largely for Perceptor. At least the sampling I read. Really weird.



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