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@  wonko the sane? : (19 April 2021 - 10:32 AM)

Aaannndddd no earthworm jim in canada. Thanks outdated broadcast standards.

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 April 2021 - 04:30 AM)

Truly the crossover I never knew I needed in my life.

@  Steevy Maximus : (18 April 2021 - 08:39 PM)

Dude! Tubi Tv has the Earthworm Jim cartoon! And Chuck Norris and Denver!

@  Donocropolis : (18 April 2021 - 05:51 PM)

Bianary Breakdown

@  Sabrblade : (18 April 2021 - 04:55 PM)

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@  PlutoniumBoss : (18 April 2021 - 02:10 PM)

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@  Telly : (18 April 2021 - 02:00 PM)

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@  tigerhawk : (17 April 2021 - 03:52 PM)

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@  TheMightyMol... : (17 April 2021 - 06:55 AM)

No, he's just old.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 April 2021 - 06:49 AM)

I think he might have had a stroke...

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 April 2021 - 04:55 AM)

Phrasing!

@  LioConvoy : (16 April 2021 - 11:05 PM)

NEED

@  LioConvoy : (16 April 2021 - 11:04 PM)

BEAST GENERAL

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 07:04 PM)

I dunno if to call them the worst salesperson ever or the best.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2021 - 01:33 PM)

They must not have really wanted to sell you anything.

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 09:19 AM)

This just happened to be the first time one ever gave up and walked away immediately after ringing the bell. Like, no patience at all or something.

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 09:17 AM)

Covid didn't stop salespeople from coming to my neighborhood. They are still a consistent annoyance.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 April 2021 - 08:16 AM)

Random like "Why does god allow terrible things?" or random like "You can see them too?!?"?

@  Echowarrior : (16 April 2021 - 07:36 AM)

And yet, I still have to deal with random idiots on the street asking me random questions.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2021 - 04:04 PM)

door to door salesmen (or those offering religion) certainly are one of the things lost to COVID that I've missed the least

@  Sabrblade : (15 April 2021 - 10:07 AM)

They rang the bell and were walking away before I even got to the door mere seconds later.

@  Sabrblade : (15 April 2021 - 10:06 AM)

I just got ding-dong-ditched by a salesperson.

@  tigerhawk : (14 April 2021 - 01:20 AM)

Sure he's a peeping tom but every single Scottish person does it!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (13 April 2021 - 08:09 PM)

Groundskeeper Wheelie say you're going to taste my rake today!

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 April 2021 - 06:57 PM)

"If elected mayor, me first act will be ta KILL THA WHOLE LOT 'A YA, AND.......I know it's on!"

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 April 2021 - 01:57 PM)

Campaign slogan? "Its Willie time!"

@  tigerhawk : (13 April 2021 - 10:15 AM)

I'd vote for Groundskeeper Wullie.

@  Donocropolis : (13 April 2021 - 07:25 AM)

A comic, yes, but we need a figure!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 April 2021 - 06:27 AM)

No.. It's Tiberious Maximus... And there is a comic with such already. :D

@  Donocropolis : (12 April 2021 - 11:15 AM)

Yes. Color it like the Energon version of Unicron. Also, give us Fortress Tiberious.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 April 2021 - 09:49 AM)

Great. Now I want a borg cube unicron...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (12 April 2021 - 09:00 AM)

We still need Transformers x Star Trek toy.

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 April 2021 - 05:39 AM)

I saw most of them at retail at TRU, but that's not an option in the US anymore.

@  tigerhawk : (12 April 2021 - 04:21 AM)

Dibs on naming the Ark robot Arkonus.

@  Kalidor : (11 April 2021 - 09:48 PM)

The only Titan figure I ever saw at retail was Trypticon at Ollie's

@  PlutoniumBoss : (11 April 2021 - 09:12 PM)

Robosen Prime has market crossover with not just the toy collectors, but robotics enthusiasts quite willing to pay that price for a product like this.

@  wonko the sane? : (11 April 2021 - 08:33 PM)

One of my two local TRUs will stock exactly ONE titan at a time. It usually ends up "clearanced" for about 20 bucks off cause no one is willing to pay for at full price OR discounted.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 07:56 PM)

Most stores don't seem to want to stock Commanders or Titans, never mind Unicron.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 April 2021 - 07:55 PM)

I wonder if Unicron going to crowdfuning wasn't just a price issue but also stores not wanting to stock and transport something so huge.

@  TM2-Megatron : (11 April 2021 - 07:47 PM)

It is, although this thing could also be considered a STEM educational tool

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 07:33 PM)

Doesn't change the fact that, for most people, $700 is a pretty hefty investment for a toy.

@  TM2-Megatron : (11 April 2021 - 07:17 PM)

I dunno, $700 doesn't seem that bad for what it does. Some of those Masterpiece figures seem to go for at least half that price, and they don't have any actual robots or even electronics.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 05:35 PM)

Not to mention wallet-shattering.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (11 April 2021 - 04:30 PM)

It's a jargon-shattering figure.

@  Kalidor : (10 April 2021 - 08:50 PM)

The licensed Optimus Prime that transforms itself is the appropriate usage of the term "Third Party"

@  Donocropolis : (10 April 2021 - 08:24 AM)

That Optimus isn't built by Hasbro, only licensed. The company that makes it has been making similar robots for years, so no crowdfundng required.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 April 2021 - 08:05 AM)

Apparently they're selling one for 74 and a half thousand dollars.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 April 2021 - 08:01 AM)

We could write boston dynamics and ask?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 April 2021 - 07:59 AM)

Granted, I'm not sure how much robots with elaborate movement tend to go for.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 April 2021 - 07:56 AM)

I think with actual robotics it was easier to justify selling it at a high cost, compared to an unusually large action figure.


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#1 CastletonSnob

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 07:01 PM

Hasbro officially confirmed that Season 9 will be the last season of the show. 

 

https://www.equestri...nal-season.html



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Posted 16 February 2019 - 07:34 PM

I guess it was about time that the show came to an end, yet the lessons learned during the making of this can be transfered over to the sucessor, so its had a good run of 9 seasons, a bunch of shorts and a movie that went to cinemas first instead of straight to DVD or something, plus a spin off with EG, its lasted longer than any TF series had.


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Posted 16 February 2019 - 08:20 PM

Nine seasons is a damn good run for any animated series, much less one based on a toy line geared towards preteen girls. I just hope that Season Nine ends the show on a high note...and that both it and Season Eight see release on DVD.


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Posted 16 February 2019 - 11:18 PM

I actually understand.  TBH, nine seasons is a good run (despite some people saying it should have ended after a certain season, like Season 4).  Nothing can last forever, and with some people not receiving season 8 well, it's best to end it now than keep it going and end up being as bad as SpongeBob as gotten (which despite most of the staff returining, the newer episode I hear are still hit or miss).

 

Hard to believe this is been the longest-running cartoon on Hub/Discovery Family, premiering along with the channel back in 2010.  Hopefully, Hasbro gives this generation a finale that will leave everyone satisfied enough to move on.



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Posted 16 February 2019 - 11:44 PM

9 seasons is comically longer than anyone could have imagined this would last. What a ride.


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#6 wonko the sane?

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 07:58 AM

There's also going to be another movie, and hey, gen 5 is waiting in the wings. We gave them what they wanted: we made my little pony profitable again and pushed it more fully back into public consciousness. IF they can keep the quality up; it'll pull a transformers and have a new series every few years. I'm looking forward to seeing what we get and what they come up with.


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Posted 17 February 2019 - 08:22 AM

Please-have-Minty-please-have-Minty-please-have-Minty. Even if only as a background character...please have Minty!
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Posted 17 February 2019 - 11:08 AM

Yeah, it would be great if MLP would reinvent itself every... 3 seasons? Maybe 5?

BW and BM makes 5 seasons.

TFAnimated was 3 seasons.

TF Prime was ... Holy cow, I watched all seasons but I can't remember how many there were... Googling... 3, yup, I was right.

I count TF RiD as a separate show but it had 3.5 seasons (with the Starscream mini season).

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 03:49 PM

Kinda wonder where that leaves Equestria Girls.  One would assume it would also end or get a cast change to the G5 versions, but the way of corporate thinking can be mysterious sometimes.  I wonder if Hasbro might hedge it's bets a little and keep the current Equestria Girls as is.



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Posted 17 February 2019 - 10:00 PM

I've heard it spoken around on the web that somewhere Hasbro said Equestria Girls will continue after G4 ends.

 

Though I'm not really sure it can survive that way. Unless they plan on giving it it's own show, which I wouldn't put past them, but I also don't think will happen.


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Posted 18 February 2019 - 12:52 PM

They always hoped Equestria Girls could stand on its own someday. Eventually they're going to have to find out.

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Posted 18 February 2019 - 01:14 PM

I'd honestly watch a half hour show of Equestria Girls, buuuuuuuut I don't think many share that interest, or at the very lest, not enough people do.


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Posted 18 February 2019 - 06:39 PM

Does it even have an audience past those who came over from FiM? Serious question. I'm honestly not sure. But if not, I can only see it's viewership shrinking after FiM ends.
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Posted 18 February 2019 - 08:53 PM

I'd watch it. It's never really been about the horses for me, the fact that the characters were horses in fim wasn't why I stuck around after being talked into watching the first episode.

 

it was the characters... so a show with the characters who aren't horses seems fine to me.

 

and no, no minty 



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Posted 18 February 2019 - 09:11 PM

Oh be nice. There's no reason she can't have A minty.


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Posted 18 February 2019 - 10:16 PM

okay, I guess ... but only a cameo in one episode 



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Posted 18 February 2019 - 10:54 PM

Are we sure we want Minty? Remember, they very well might not use her personality from G3. They could do anything with her.

 

Minty: *walks out in the first episode of G5 wearing a backward's baseball cap and wearing socks* Sup peeps? It's M.C. Minty here, giving yall the 411 on socks. Check it they're all comfy and colorful and hip! HOLLA!


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Posted 19 February 2019 - 06:02 AM

...
Well, at least they'd still have the socks part right.
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#19 wonko the sane?

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 07:26 AM

See, I said A minty. They were never going to bring back the original.


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Posted 19 February 2019 - 09:44 AM

I can hear G3 Minty saying that, trying to be taken seriously, and it's horrible and I love it.

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