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@  Sabrblade : (21 June 2021 - 08:58 PM)

Daddy!

@  Kalidor : (21 June 2021 - 04:50 PM)

Not just any girl - your mom!

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 June 2021 - 08:19 AM)

Happy Knocked-Up-A-Girl Day!

@  Bass X0 : (20 June 2021 - 02:13 AM)

Happy father's day!

@  Hot Rod Mustang : (19 June 2021 - 07:45 PM)

what up sluts?

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 June 2021 - 07:20 PM)

Only 6? Filthy casual.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 June 2021 - 04:26 PM)

Multiplaying as in "playing with other people" or multiplaying as in "6 WoW accounts running at the same time"?

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 June 2021 - 01:45 PM)

Oh no! Darkeklaw is multiplaying! (See birthday box)

@  tigerhawk : (19 June 2021 - 11:54 AM)

In my Marvel comic canon the second wave of special teams were handpicked active robots whose experience would theoretically make more stable combiners, the Combaticons came from Cybertron, the Protectobots were imprinted from crystals explaining both Onslauhghts ancestry and First Aid's experience.

@  Dekafox : (18 June 2021 - 05:24 PM)

Spotlight: Lioconvoy?

@  Bass X0 : (18 June 2021 - 04:15 PM)

How long until IDW puts out an Optimus Pride Month comic?

@  Cyoti : (18 June 2021 - 03:32 PM)

Even with B5, it didn't follow its original 5-year plan. Summaries from the supplementary materials for the scriptbooks demonstrates that was originally planned was very different from the actual product. Sinclair's actor's departure seemingly changed the show to the point that the stuff with the Vorlons/Shadows, the Minbari and the ending were all changed. Mapping out a show years in advance is difficult because of changing bts stuff like writers/actors leaving the show or suddenly having to retool because of ratings/execs. No plan survives intact especially in a chaotic environment of television production.

@  Rycochet : (18 June 2021 - 11:27 AM)

To be like Babylon 5, you need to cram a 2 season story arc into one because you fear being cancelled, then get further seasons you have no more material for. You also need a spinoff which the network heads don't want and do everything in their power to kill it while it's on air.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 June 2021 - 10:33 AM)

The required effort is probably why we don't have babylon 6; TNG.

@  Dekafox : (18 June 2021 - 10:23 AM)

Everyone wants to be like Babylon 5 but no one wants to put in the effort

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 09:36 AM)

And then, after five years of hosting their own official podcast where they would answer fan questions and always encouraged their audience to pay attention to the mysteries, after the show had ended, they claimed the show was never really about the mysteries, it was all about the characters.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 09:34 AM)

What really bugs me with "Lost" is that the producers had willfully negotiated a set end date with the network halfway through season 3 (the show ended with season 6, as planned) specifically so they could plan out the plot for the remainder of the show. Then... the plot wasn't resolved properly.

@  tigerhawk : (18 June 2021 - 04:17 AM)

By then I had lost interest in arc TV shows, I followed a few and got the impression they were just making them up as they went along. Seemed to be a trend starting with new Galactica and Lost though in actuality began with The X Files and has become a trope called 'The Chris Carter Effect'.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 02:12 AM)

I think it was season 3 part 1 specifically, since they had two separate plot "arcs" for season 3.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 02:11 AM)

They threw everything in there, with no clear story structure, no clear stakes, and characters flip-flopping wherever the episode's writer needed them to go for their half-baked plot.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 02:10 AM)

Season 3 was the worst, with a terrible meandering random events plot.

@  tigerhawk : (17 June 2021 - 11:59 PM)

'save the cheerleader' then in season 3 he tears her skull open, scans her power and she simply heals. They didn't think any of it through.

@  Shockwave 75 : (17 June 2021 - 07:04 PM)

Well, you know Hollywood; if something's popular, run it into the ground!

@  Cybersnark : (17 June 2021 - 04:40 PM)

And then there was the Writers' Strike, which isn't the show's fault.

@  Cybersnark : (17 June 2021 - 04:40 PM)

Yeah, Sylar should've been, if not killed off, at least left to rest.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2021 - 03:43 PM)

It never truly recovered from that.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2021 - 03:43 PM)

Season 1 was good until the finale.

@  Paladin : (17 June 2021 - 09:37 AM)

because it sucked.

@  tigerhawk : (17 June 2021 - 08:58 AM)

Heroes was cancelled twice.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2021 - 06:33 AM)

The song's official name is "Holding Out for a Hero".

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 June 2021 - 12:54 AM)

That's a long time to wait for a sandwich.

@  Maruten : (16 June 2021 - 07:13 PM)

Lucky there's a hero arriving in July.

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 June 2021 - 05:38 PM)

I think I've heard "I Need a Hero" more times this past week than I have in the past several years.

@  tigerhawk : (16 June 2021 - 12:41 PM)

Thanks to Earthrise I can recreate the end of Return of Optimus Prime part 1.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 June 2021 - 11:19 AM)

I wish they would do something like that here: but then it would become obvious in which provinces you're getting gouged.

@  Nevermore : (16 June 2021 - 10:42 AM)

Here in Germany, the price you see is the price you pay, tax included.

@  Nevermore : (16 June 2021 - 10:42 AM)

I always find it weaird hearing that stores in the US don't initially already taxes in their prices.

@  Nevermore : (16 June 2021 - 04:33 AM)

You know what's kewl? Poor literacy.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 June 2021 - 04:31 PM)

Awesome, thanks for the heads up.

@  CORVUS : (15 June 2021 - 04:12 PM)

Kewl. Thanks!

@  Kalidor : (15 June 2021 - 02:08 PM)

Hey everybody! I wanted to announce that Sarahthecutevixen is our newest addition to the Allspark staff. She's primarily looking over discord stuff, but I wanted to make sure she got a welcome over here as well.

@  NovaSaber : (14 June 2021 - 11:07 AM)

Turn-Bass RPG

@  Sabrblade : (14 June 2021 - 10:21 AM)

Do not X0 quietly into the night.

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 June 2021 - 10:13 AM)

All your Bass are--

@  Donocropolis : (14 June 2021 - 05:56 AM)

*Bass X0 not available in Alaska or Hawaii.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2021 - 07:36 PM)

Get your own Big Mouth BassX0 for the low price of $19.95 (plusshippingandhandling)

@  repowers : (13 June 2021 - 12:45 PM)

Mr. Speaker, we are for the Bass X0.

@  Nevermore : (13 June 2021 - 06:04 AM)

It's all about that Bass XD.

@  tigerhawk : (13 June 2021 - 02:16 AM)

Will altering the moons orbit in any way help.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (13 June 2021 - 01:51 AM)

Now that you have seen this Bass XO, you must send it to five other Bass XOs or BassXO will come to you in a week and then you too will be BassXO.


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#2461 RCX

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Posted 29 April 2021 - 10:18 AM

I sent them another email.

Last correspondence was in mid-March with them "expecting their shipment soon."


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#2462 RCX

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Posted 29 April 2021 - 02:46 PM

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Hi RCX,

Pre-ordered items can be the source for a lot of headaches and needed patience as the arrivals are, unfortunately, out of our control. We have to rely on the manufacturers getting the items to us, and how they ship them to us (land, sea, air) can be a large determination on how quickly our items arrive. While some items do arrive later than other vendors, many times we are able to receive inventory before others and begin filling orders. Fingers crossed that they arrive sooner than later, and we will be sure to let you know if any information is received.

Have a great rest of your day today.

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#2463 Telly

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Posted 29 April 2021 - 06:17 PM

Thats pretty much the same letter i got when i asked about my mezco superman
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#2464 RCX

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Posted 04 May 2021 - 06:30 PM

I think BBTS may have put a few more preorders up for sale. Unicron's (sold out) price jumped to $1399 now.


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#2465 Nutjob R/T

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Posted 05 May 2021 - 12:55 PM

Sweet jeebus he's gigantic

After wrestling him out of the box and getting it on the stand and the rings on, I had to sit down for a minute

And I had to look up at it

And it was absolutely a threatening presence that I haven't felt since I was five and it was looming over me on a movie screen
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#2466 Platypus Prime

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Posted 06 May 2021 - 10:56 AM

I had the same sense of threatening presence when I first saw the price.  Though that was more a threat to my credit card bills and paycheck than anything physical.  I am even more shocked now seeing what people have said in this thread about the BBTS prices or the third-party sales.  Yikes.



#2467 RCX

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Posted 10 May 2021 - 09:56 AM

Just got an email from BBTS that they are expecting their Unicrons very soon, i.e. make sure your shipping and payment info is up to date. Cant friggin wait.

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#2468 Telly

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Posted 10 May 2021 - 01:07 PM

FINALLY! mines heading to my pol though so i can ship it when i know ill be home to receive it


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#2469 Rufus

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Posted 10 May 2021 - 01:59 PM

Same, got the email from BBTS. I honestly had a dream about the Unicron toy last night too haha! I don't remember much about it, but when I woke up and checked my mail I had the thought of "wouldn't it be funny if I had an email from BBTS about Unicron since I dreamed about it". Didn't have the email then, but a few hours later, the prophecy came true! 



#2470 Platypus Prime

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Posted 10 May 2021 - 03:41 PM

Then it gets really awkward.

 

Mailman:  "Ok, just sign here, as foretold in the prophecy..."



#2471 RCX

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Posted 11 May 2021 - 08:46 AM

Unicron is in @ BBTS. They currently have one (or more) available for $1400.


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#2472 Platypus Prime

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Posted 11 May 2021 - 01:44 PM

Wow.  Whoever wrote THAT prophecy, can they edit it a bit to also have a side-note about me winning the lottery because otherwise when a toy costs more than the down-payment on the surgery I sold my TFSS stuff for, I have no hope...



#2473 Sciflyer

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Posted 11 May 2021 - 02:53 PM

Yeah, that is over double the amount that I paid.  Insane.



#2474 Telly

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Posted 11 May 2021 - 06:50 PM

its actually not too far off from what ill end up paying! i paid a $155 down payment, plus the actual cost upon arrival is $619.99, and THEN add shipping* and tax for another $145.72, for a grand total of $920.71! i knew it would far more expensive going this route, but it was really the only option i had at the time and i was NOT going to miss this. damn hawaii trip...

 

*of course itd be MUCH cheaper if i went the $4 shipping route, but i want to know ill be home when it arrives


Edited by Telly, 11 May 2021 - 06:52 PM.

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#2475 RCX

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Posted 14 May 2021 - 09:32 AM

BBTS was able to ship out my Unicrons the same week they received them, which is a rarity knowing POLs can sit for over a week after pressing the ship button (with normal flat-rate shipping).

Super excited!


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#2476 Donocropolis

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Posted 14 May 2021 - 09:55 AM

I imagine that they don't want to store those Unicrons any longer than they have to.



#2477 G.B.Blackrock

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Posted 14 May 2021 - 10:34 AM

BBTS was able to ship out my Unicrons the same week they received them, which is a rarity knowing POLs can sit for over a week after pressing the ship button (with normal flat-rate shipping).

Super excited!

 

Over a week? I'd thought it was just that they had a specific ship day (Tuesday?) that was the day they shipped out everything for that week.



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Posted 14 May 2021 - 12:01 PM

Just got mine delivered today!  Now to wait another 4 hours for work to be over before I can do anything with him :p



#2479 Sciflyer

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Posted 14 May 2021 - 12:39 PM

Brew some coffee and strap in, DeltaSeeker!  He's a lot of fun but getting everything unboxed and together will take some doing.  My advice is to take your time, enjoy, and look at some videos for reference.


Edited by Sciflyer, 14 May 2021 - 12:40 PM.


#2480 Telly

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Posted 14 May 2021 - 01:01 PM

mine is SUPPPOSED to arrive today (original estimate when i shipped was next monday), but the fedex site says its in osseo minnesota. i also got this: 

 

Shipment exception Barcode label unreadable and replaced

 

i looked up what it meant, and apparently it happens all the time and is no big deal. but for a $900 toy  :doh


Edited by Telly, 14 May 2021 - 01:02 PM.

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