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@  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)

KUP!

@  Sabrblade : (01 August 2020 - 04:58 PM)

Urkel!

@  TheMightyMol... : (01 August 2020 - 03:16 PM)

Steeeeeeeeve.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (01 August 2020 - 02:57 AM)

LEEEROOOOOOOOY! jhenkenz...

@  Hg Dragon : (01 August 2020 - 01:21 AM)

Candleja-

@  Sabrblade : (31 July 2020 - 11:02 PM)

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

@  Echowarrior : (31 July 2020 - 10:18 PM)

Spongebob!

@  TheMightyMol... : (31 July 2020 - 05:13 PM)

KHAAAAAAAN

@  PlutoniumBoss : (31 July 2020 - 03:04 PM)

Bueller? Bueller?

@  Jet : (31 July 2020 - 11:31 AM)

DONKEY!

@  Maximus Ambus : (31 July 2020 - 06:55 AM)

Spanner

@  Xaaron : (31 July 2020 - 06:49 AM)

Jetstorm

@  Nevermore : (31 July 2020 - 05:33 AM)

Tankor

@  SG Roadbuster : (31 July 2020 - 04:44 AM)

Overrun

@  lastmaximal : (31 July 2020 - 01:33 AM)

Buckethead

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 July 2020 - 07:15 PM)

Now I wonder how many Transformers we can name with the fewest possible different names.

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:38 PM)

Ransack. That's like another 20 or so.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 July 2020 - 06:18 PM)

"Prowl". There, that's at least fifteen.

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Or do you want people to spam the Squawkbox with lists of 100 characters?

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Oky, just one question: If I were to say "Yes, I could", how could you be sure I'm not lying?

@  Bass X0 : (30 July 2020 - 06:08 PM)

i don't go into people's threads that have no relevance to my interests just to be an ass by telling them that their comments and opinions are of no value just because they have no personal interest to me.

@  Bass X0 : (30 July 2020 - 06:06 PM)

i think one of us is misunderstanding what the squawkbox is actually for.

@  Bass X0 : (30 July 2020 - 06:06 PM)

and what is wrong with that? you respond to me to lessen your own boredom.

@  Bass X0 : (30 July 2020 - 06:05 PM)

I'm asking people if they think they could.

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:05 PM)

Or did you just think of another random question to lessen your boredom?

@  Nevermore : (30 July 2020 - 06:04 PM)

Is this a survey?


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#1 tec

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Posted 10 December 2018 - 11:38 PM

Dear 3P guys I have here a list of things I need you to make instead of hyper expensive Masterpieces Ahem....


Not Gunrunner Pretender Vehicle set with both the inner robot and outsell transforms and interacts with each other the outer shell can be this brute type and the inner guy more speedy

 

Zoids Leo Prime like in that one scene from the comic in fact make a whole sub line ZoidxTFs I want Leona's Special Gunsniper, Command Wolf , GenoBreaker as Megs go nuts

 

Iacon Drifters Street Racers with swapable after market kits spoilers, hoods, side panels, that transform make them just a bit smaller then Alts use cars like Lancers, Turenos , MX5s, Skylines,

 

Dlx size Not Springer to go with my TR and Gen movie lineup the Gen one is to damn big to fit nothing fancy with the transformations just make it look good and make it work

 

 

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And Hasbro please feel free to try your hand at any of these as well

 

 


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Posted 11 December 2018 - 12:14 AM


Dlx size Not Springer to go with my TR and Gen movie lineup the Gen one is to damn big to fit nothing fancy with the transformations just make it look good and make it work

 

 

Generations Springer is fine, as far as scale is concerned.  Springer's a big boy.  He's second only to Ultra Magnus in the movie.  He towers head and shoulders over Kup, Arcee, and Hot Rod.

 

Beyond that, there's a new Voyager Springer rumoured for Siege.  Maybe he'll be slightly shorter, if Generations bugs you so much.


Edited by mx-01 archon, 11 December 2018 - 12:15 AM.


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Posted 11 December 2018 - 12:24 AM

devcon. i will not let this go til i get one...


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Posted 11 December 2018 - 06:15 AM

Hyper Expensive is relative, since Takaras prices are a bit higher as of late.

Still dont hold your breath. 3p tends to follow trends, and after MP it looks like Legend scale figures are the next big thing.

And I could see a MP Devcon happening soon, since most character slots are done otherwise.

Edited by Kevin S, 11 December 2018 - 06:16 AM.

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Posted 11 December 2018 - 07:04 AM

Forget Springer, we still dont have a good Hot Rod.

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Posted 11 December 2018 - 07:19 AM

Still dont hold your breath. 3p tends to follow trends, and after MP it looks like Legend scale figures are the next big thing.

Well, "Legends" "scale."

But hey, a Springer "properly scaled" to go with them might accidentally be a Deluxe, depending on what they're using as the standard this week.

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Posted 11 December 2018 - 11:01 AM

Forget Springer, we still dont have a good Hot Rod.


Not even the TR one?

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Posted 11 December 2018 - 11:42 AM

I like the TR one less in looks than the inner PotP bot. I know it's one of those grating fan complaints that just won't die but I particularly can't get over those shoulders diminishing his spoiler wing. Maybe it'd bother me less once I had him, I dunno.

A Siege Springer probably would be shorter than the Gens. Nobody in Siege has what I now think of as the MMC mass distribution.
Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 11 December 2018 - 12:09 PM

 

Forget Springer, we still dont have a good Hot Rod.


Not even the TR one?

 

I hate having the Titan master gimmick on round-headed characters since it ends up looking stupid from any angle but head-on. And sometimes not even that.


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Posted 11 December 2018 - 03:20 PM

Can we get some more Unicron Trilogy stuff in here? Galaxy Meteor's feeling a bit lonely.

also more sg stuff please we can't just keep getting sg optimi until the end of time and gridman's got me all hugged up



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Posted 11 December 2018 - 03:36 PM

Maketoys will be doing the Cybertron Optimus & I think theres somebody doing Cybertron Red Alert.
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Posted 11 December 2018 - 03:36 PM

I like the TR one less in looks than the inner PotP bot. I know it's one of those grating fan complaints that just won't die but I particularly can't get over those shoulders diminishing his spoiler wing. Maybe it'd bother me less once I had him, I dunno.

 

it wouldnt :p if anything, having him would just make it worse lol they really needed t rethink how it was going to work. a tiny spoiler on such a big robot is ridiculous


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Posted 11 December 2018 - 04:49 PM



Maketoys will be doing the Cybertron Optimus

And Cybertron Megatron, but they said that two years ago and Cybertron Starscream had some market weirdness, so I don't think those are going to happen.

 

What I do want to see is for someone to tackle a MP Armada Hot Shot and leave the gimmick intact.  Yeah, think about that.


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Posted 12 December 2018 - 07:25 AM

I guess better articulation would be cool but new versions of the Cybertron Leaders would be a hard sell since those would probably be around the same size as the originals  and given how Cybertron was, they're already perfectly accurate. Especially since they're still plentiful and cheap and the Leaders weren't as badly affected by the gimmickry as the other size classes. Plus with Maketoys slowing production of everything lately who knows when they'll get to them if they do.

 

But yeah, Armada would be  waaay more interesting 


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Posted 19 December 2018 - 11:20 AM

I want someone to make a 3rd party Voltron from the Netflix series.  The Playmates toy doesn't cut it.



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Posted 19 December 2018 - 11:45 AM

more Animated please.

 

 

I would buy something like this in a HEARTBEAT if it was actually available...

 


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Posted 19 December 2018 - 06:36 PM

True body IDW Starscream, please.



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Posted 20 December 2018 - 05:33 AM

I'm still moderately amazed that the third party manufacturers don't consider that there's any market for CHUG toys/kits but think people are crying out for legends size versions of very minor characters. I find this very unlikely, and the new three year arc strongly suggests to me they don't have to worry about Hasbro making a similar Earth mode toy for a lot of them. Like there are lots of people who'd buy some deluxe Battlechargers, surely. Or a half decent Ironhide. Or an improvement kit for PotP Rodimus.


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Posted 20 December 2018 - 05:58 AM

Like there are lots of people who'd buy some deluxe Battlechargers,

 

Those already exist, though.


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Posted 20 December 2018 - 11:26 AM

I'm still moderately amazed that the third party manufacturers [...] think people are crying out for legends size versions of very minor characters.

I think it's time for you to accept that a lot of Transformers fans are crying out for things you aren't personally interested in.



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