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@  wonko the sane? : (06 May 2021 - 10:18 AM)

Best of luck man.

@  electricidad : (05 May 2021 - 03:22 PM)

GOOD LUCK, NEVERMORE!

@  Nevermore : (05 May 2021 - 03:14 PM)

The election committee whose chairman I am has been preparing this election since February. There's no real gain for me either way, so I don't care that much for the outcome, but it's going to be a stressful day for me either way.

@  Nevermore : (05 May 2021 - 03:13 PM)

Wish me luck. Tomorrow is this year's supervisory board election at my workplace, and I'm the guy in charge of organizing the election.

@  tigerhawk : (05 May 2021 - 01:30 PM)

I have two Overlords one was faulty with a melted foot and they never took it back but replaced it, I just checked the guns, both the handles seem to be turning white.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 May 2021 - 07:38 PM)

REVELATION! Towering war machines more durable than nerd!

@  Telly : (04 May 2021 - 07:18 PM)

pansy. my trypticon AND scorponok took a header from 4 feet up and only had parts pop off that were easily reattached. guess 'cons are tougher...

@  tigerhawk : (04 May 2021 - 04:03 PM)

My TR Perceptor fell and the titan master peg in the leg snapped off. Fortunately I have the Legends one.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 May 2021 - 08:50 PM)

It's a fairly well known fact that "it's a wonderful life" only became popular after it dropped into the public domain. So, yeah, they probably did.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (02 May 2021 - 08:29 PM)

I read an interesting observation on Twitter. If it is the natural course of a human to grow into Grandpa Abe yelling at a cloud, but nostalgia also yields rose-tinted glasses for the likes of one's youth, then did Greatest Generation adults bemoan how Baby Boomer children loved box office flops such as The Wizard of Oz and It's a Wonderful Life?

@  Steevy Maximus : (02 May 2021 - 09:54 AM)

You’re traveling down a rabbit hole I dare not follow

@  Otaku : (02 May 2021 - 09:26 AM)

At the same time, with my almost non-existent knowledge of Japanese and how oddly some things translate, seeing "Gorgeous Giorgios Gorges" made me wonder if that would make it "JoJoJo"... which now has my brain terrified of a weird Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo/Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Crossover. @[email protected]

@  Otaku : (02 May 2021 - 09:24 AM)

It is always weird when things align.  This talk of Gorgeous Giorgios Gorges in the SquawkBox reminded me of King Gorgeous Gorge on the FoxBox.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 May 2021 - 08:52 PM)

Nice

@  Nevermore : (01 May 2021 - 09:03 AM)

I got one even better: After that character by the name of Gorgeous Giorgios dies in a gorge, they name that whole area after him: The Gorgeous Giorgios Gorges.

@  tigerhawk : (30 April 2021 - 01:56 AM)

Paint apps did slide notably during TR, wave one's Titan Masters had detail but wave 2 onwards was absent of them. Wave 5's Ramhorn, Dreadnaut, Scorchfire and Aimless had detail but Murk and Hazard didn't, can't speak for Flameout as I got Legends Twintwist and Slugslinger.

@  kizudarake : (29 April 2021 - 04:50 PM)

Anyone here got any g1 jet fire parts for sale?

@  wonko the sane? : (29 April 2021 - 04:12 PM)

Other than a few overly tight joints, the paints apps are my single complaint about the generations line.

@  tigerhawk : (29 April 2021 - 02:25 PM)

I just saw Legends Leo Prime now I wish Titans Return Alpha Trion had a few more paint apps for ship mode.

@  walruslaw : (28 April 2021 - 09:33 PM)

dagrimbo

@  CORVUS : (27 April 2021 - 08:11 PM)

Indeed.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (27 April 2021 - 04:59 PM)

CORVUS: considering that reply, I'm pretty sure this was just another instance of Bass posting poorly-defined drivel as if it were profound.

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 April 2021 - 04:24 PM)

Given the last year and a half or so, is it any surprise?

@  Bass X0 : (27 April 2021 - 04:12 PM)

People are snapping already it seems.

@  Kaon : (27 April 2021 - 12:15 PM)

I like the Shattered Glass Megatron's alt mode

@  CORVUS : (26 April 2021 - 07:30 PM)

I'd like to know what society he's talking about, and what qualifies as "nothing", TBH.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (26 April 2021 - 05:09 PM)

I don't see the point in such a poorly defined "everyone is terrible" statement. He's not complaining about any specific people or specific problems.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (26 April 2021 - 05:06 PM)

I do not see anything about Bass's comment that felt a need for you to attack him.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (26 April 2021 - 04:35 PM)

Bass: does that "everyone" include yourself or are you just trying to act like you're better than everybody without actually proving anything?

@  wonko the sane? : (26 April 2021 - 04:10 PM)

Mostly it's "oh, don't say that right now" and "better learn when to duck".

@  Bass X0 : (26 April 2021 - 04:05 PM)

There's something to be said about society when everyones just an inch away from snapping over nothing.

@  Steevy Maximus : (26 April 2021 - 02:17 PM)

WalMart is a cruel mistress. Today she runneth over...tommorrow, she'll be barren as a desert.

@  -LittleAutob... : (26 April 2021 - 12:21 PM)

I love Wal-mart now- They have way more Transformers figures than Target- last night I came home with a WFC Authentic Wheeljack even though I was torn between wanting TFP Arcee and TF: The Movie Blurr, two figures I have never ever seen before-

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 April 2021 - 10:29 AM)

Spelling intended lol

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 April 2021 - 10:29 AM)

Curious Geogore

@  NotVeryKnightly : (25 April 2021 - 07:54 AM)

"My name is Giovanni Giorgio, but everybody calls me Giorgio"

@  MEDdMI : (25 April 2021 - 07:52 AM)

New JoJo villain, GoGio

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 April 2021 - 07:52 AM)

Is this a Jojo?

@  Nevermore : (25 April 2021 - 06:49 AM)

Now I suddenly have a character with the name "Gorgeous Georgios" in mind.

@  -LittleAutob... : (24 April 2021 - 04:00 PM)

H A -

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2021 - 01:58 PM)

Saint Georgios Day?

@  Donocropolis : (23 April 2021 - 06:59 AM)

more like Saint GORGEOUS Day.

@  tigerhawk : (23 April 2021 - 04:59 AM)

Saint Georges Day.

@  Sabrblade : (21 April 2021 - 11:55 PM)

Glenn Morshower would agree. He goes to auditions with his shoes full of syrup.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 April 2021 - 04:28 PM)

Please, maple syrup can only improve alot of content.

@  Donocropolis : (21 April 2021 - 03:33 PM)

Well, not release it into Canada, no. You'd just get maple syrup all over it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (21 April 2021 - 03:21 PM)

what bothers me most about Canadian rights is that, oftentimes, the rights holders for certain content don't even seem to have any interest in releasing it

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 April 2021 - 10:46 AM)

It'd be mostly the same even in a world with global copyright law, since even the shortest terms are very long.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 April 2021 - 10:39 AM)

You got me, I just want to watch cartoons without having to pirate them for once.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 April 2021 - 08:41 AM)

Also, how would copyright law standardization be enforced? I doubt any country's governments would be eager to start trade sanctions over it.


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#41 Spark

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Posted 09 April 2019 - 10:33 AM

I also never realized G1 Wierdwolf had movable shoulder...vent thingies.  Not in thirty years did I realize that.

They're missile racks.

 

 

Optimus Prime's trailer opens into a sort of "combat deck" with a missile-firing robot and a little launching scout car inside.


Missile-firing? Sure about that?

Maybe "Convoy", but not Optimus Prime, AFAIK....

 

"Missile" is what I call Roller when fired from my G2 trailer, which is one of the versions that has no stopper on it to throttle the launcher thing.


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Posted 09 April 2019 - 12:55 PM

If you called Roller "Missile", then what is the launching scout car?

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Posted 09 April 2019 - 01:24 PM

Head wound.


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#44 LBD "Nytetrayn"

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Posted 03 May 2019 - 04:42 PM

 

Optimus Prime's trailer opens into a sort of "combat deck" with a missile-firing robot and a little launching scout car inside.


Missile-firing? Sure about that?

Maybe "Convoy", but not Optimus Prime, AFAIK....

 

 

Weird thing: My cousin had the original OP, and its missiles could fire. It was such an anomaly at the time, because nothing else I had did that, despite all seeming intention of it (this being well before I knew things were removed, etc.).

 

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#45 Chimp Sausage

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Posted 06 May 2019 - 12:24 PM

My G1 missiles all fired just past the launchers...or pushed forward enough to do sliiiiightly more than just fall out. I never had a figure completely neutered of its spring. There was just next to no force.

#46 Chimp Sausage

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Posted 24 June 2020 - 02:39 PM

Question about Transmetal 2 Optimus Minor - WHY do his monkey legs split down the middle? It doesn't seem to have anything to do with the transformation.

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Posted 24 June 2020 - 03:04 PM

I think the earliest G1 had some variation in the missile functionality because they DID fire from my original Optimus's deck-bot, but they did NOT from my Thundercracker.



#48 D Buster Prime

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Posted 05 July 2020 - 12:04 AM

Question about Transmetal 2 Optimus Minor - WHY do his monkey legs split down the middle? It doesn't seem to have anything to do with the transformation.


It IS his transformation

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#49 Chimp Sausage

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Posted 05 July 2020 - 05:37 PM

The instructions on the package don't show him with his arms split in robot mode.

#50 Lisbon Virgo

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Posted 05 July 2020 - 05:43 PM

IIRC, it was said back in the day that the arm split was simply how the designers chose to articulate the arms. It got the job done but wasn’t the greatest design choice. 


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Posted 05 July 2020 - 06:52 PM

I thought it was for an optional 4-armed mode.
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#52 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 05 July 2020 - 07:56 PM

It's for greeting General Kenobi.



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Posted 05 July 2020 - 08:44 PM

I only discovered the triangular wing configuration for thrilling 30 Springer/Sandstorms flight modes about a week ago.

#54 LV!

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Posted 05 July 2020 - 10:00 PM

The instructions on the package don't show him with his arms split in robot mode.


TM2 Spittor's instructions show him with his frog jaw in front of his body. BW instructions were really, really bad.

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Posted 05 July 2020 - 11:06 PM

they dont even mention the slots on tm tarantulas' arms


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Posted 09 July 2020 - 12:08 PM

We have had our Seacons opened since the end of May, but I didn't figure out until today that Tentakil can easily store his combiner fist in squid mode by plugging the combiner thumb onto either of the two pink posts on the back of the top of the squid head. If Tentakil is standing in squid mode, this means the combiner fingers point down. Pretty neat use of asymmetrical ports to keep the hand in line with the squid body.

Edited by Octavius Prime, 09 July 2020 - 12:08 PM.


#57 LBD "Nytetrayn"

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Posted 11 July 2020 - 07:03 AM

Got any pics? I don't own the toy, but you've got me intrigued nevertheless.

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