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@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 10:47 AM)

(And the 0th anniversary of the last time I couldn't do math.)

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Today is the 24th anniversary of the day we fought off an alien invasion with the help of Will Smith.

@  Maximus Ambus : (04 July 2020 - 10:41 AM)

Oh the end of the Ottoman Empire of course.

@  -LittleAutob... : (04 July 2020 - 10:14 AM)

*ahem* 4th of July....

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 08:14 AM)

Nothing of importance has happened before, and nothing of importance will happen again.

@  Maximus Ambus : (04 July 2020 - 08:12 AM)

Nothing of importance happened today.

@  Telly : (03 July 2020 - 09:54 PM)

i want a "i survived 'rona and all i got was this lousy t-shirt"

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 July 2020 - 03:42 PM)

Slogan for 2021: "I Lived, Bitch."

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 July 2020 - 03:23 PM)

They should make the next book in the Survivors series 'I SURVIVED CORONA VIRUS 2020'

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 July 2020 - 03:23 PM)

YEEEE I'M A SURVIVOR-

@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:59 AM)

Probably gonna assemble Devastator after work.

@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:58 AM)

Ooooh. Overload arrived. He's surprisingly fun.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 04:00 PM)

He's sweeter than the average bear.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 July 2020 - 03:14 PM)

Convert him to Maple Syrup.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 03:10 PM)

what would Canada do with Yogi?

@  Cyoti : (01 July 2020 - 12:51 PM)

We can deport Yogi back to Canada now.

@  Sabrblade : (01 July 2020 - 12:50 PM)

Jellystone National Pawk. A westful wetweat.

@  Rycochet : (01 July 2020 - 12:47 PM)

Jellystone. We're going to be plunged into a decade of poor animation. Fortunately we've been led by bad cartoon characters for years so we won't notice much difference.

@  Maximus Ambus : (01 July 2020 - 06:19 AM)

what next? YELLOWSTONE?

@  Nevermore : (01 July 2020 - 05:46 AM)

Thanks, dead person.

@  Bass X0 : (01 July 2020 - 05:06 AM)

congratulations to all survivors of the first half of 2020.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 10:21 PM)

21 for me, but after numerous repetitions I got it down to 17 and a half.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 06:16 PM)

I transform in six steps from human to human sitting on my ass at the computer and back again!

@  -LittleAutob... : (30 June 2020 - 05:55 PM)

x-x when in vehicle mode we can travel much F A R T H E R-

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 05:52 PM)

Because despite the fact that we can travel around the world in the time it takes to get a good nights sleep and a couple of meals: people rarely wander more than 25 miles away from home for the duration of their lives.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I don't know how many days that trip takes - especially while sightseeing - but explaining they're 3936 kilometers (2445 miles) apart gives an idea, paradoxically because it is too large to easily picture.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:44 PM)

Aye.  When I catch lay people discussing miles and not how long the trip takes, it is in an attempt to stress how far away something is... like NYC to LA.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

But I can imagine 45 *minutes* easily.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

I can imagine a mile, it's a distance I've run. I can't really imagine 45 miles.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:19 PM)

I think there's also an element of the thing where things that are much bigger than us all blur together.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:49 AM)

If you're not, then you're more concerned with how long it takes.  Actual distance doesn't tell you that very well.  Besides traffic and road conditions, you'll need to know what kind of driving (city/interstate/rural/etc.).

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:47 AM)

Distance matters if you're being paid by the mile.

@  TM2-Megatron : (30 June 2020 - 11:44 AM)

Canadians are the same way, for the most part. If you're driving somewhere far, especially, it helps you plan out the day more than a distance in KM would.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:42 AM)

We use the time it takes to get someplace because that is what is relevant to us.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 10:55 AM)

Because even we can't figure out miles half the time.

@  Paladin : (30 June 2020 - 09:54 AM)

it's a big country with a lot of empty space. between our citizens' ears.

@  Bass X0 : (30 June 2020 - 09:52 AM)

Why do most Americans measure distance by hours of driving?

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 07:26 PM)

And as a result the world's lone blu-ray release of the film, an Australian disc that came out 7 years ago, now goes for hundreds of dollars on eBay. Thanks Disney.

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 06:21 PM)

Well, they censored Daryl Hannah's butt in Splash :rolleyes

@  Paladin : (29 June 2020 - 05:43 PM)

maybe New Mutants is too bad even for D+.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 June 2020 - 05:00 PM)

X-Men films are coming to Disney+ next month. But will they censor Hugh Jackman's butt?

@  -LittleAutob... : (29 June 2020 - 12:44 PM)

Pft.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 11:59 AM)

Behold! Night Strike Galvatron!

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 09:53 AM)

I will grant you a recolored body, and recolored troops to command.

@  Cybersnark : (29 June 2020 - 09:47 AM)

I don't want to be reissued. This body sucks, I wanna be updated.

@  Nevermore : (29 June 2020 - 09:43 AM)

I definitely don't intend to be reissued. Nobody would buy me.

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 08:31 AM)

will anybody else attempt to be reissued?

@  wonko the sane? : (29 June 2020 - 07:51 AM)

*Gasp* Decepticons re-writing history to serve their own needs?!?!

@  Nevermore : (29 June 2020 - 05:48 AM)

The whole point of the DJD is that they're fanatical Megatron fanboys (especially Tarn) to the point of having their own headcanon taking priority of the actual canon, simply speaking.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 04:01 AM)

They didn't know the war was over until later. And then they denied it anyway.


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Posted 26 October 2019 - 06:08 AM

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Pete's Robot Convention by Night Shining, Inc. is returning for round 4 in 2020. This time, RoboCon is moving cities to the location from BotCon 2016.
 
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RoboCon 2020 is headed to Louisville, Kentucky!

From the team that helped produce BotCon and the Official Transformers Collectors‘ Club, Night Shining is taking the summer robot convention back to where it all ended in 2016 for a NEW beginning! Join us for RoboCon 2020, June 5-6 at the Galt House in Louisville, Kentucky. RoboCon is a show available to fans of all ages at a price that is affordable for collectors and families of all sizes.

Stay tuned for more information and registration details for RoboCon, including updates about all the awesome vendors, artists and the amazing robot toys and artwork they will have for sale. Like our three previous shows, we are looking to give fans another year at a great venue where they can come together and celebrate all things robots!

 

Previous years' threads:
 
Round 1: 2017
Round 2: 2018
Round 3: 2019



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Posted 26 October 2019 - 09:59 AM

Gonna do my absolute level best to attend this year. The Galt House Hotel is a fantastic venue, and I look forward to revisiting it.


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Posted 26 October 2019 - 01:57 PM

Yeetcon 4

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Posted 26 October 2019 - 09:54 PM

Gonna do my absolute level best to attend this year. The Galt House Hotel is a fantastic venue, and I look forward to revisiting it.

 

Indeed, that hotel was gorgeous.

 

And hopefully we won't have to worry about any Garth Brooks concert overlapping at the same venue on the same weekend this time. :p


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I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

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 30 October 2019 - 06:32 AM

Ooh might consider taking my boys to this. I'll be in hard core Disney World saving mode though, so as much as I don't want to miss again depends on how the Disney Fund is going.



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Posted 30 October 2019 - 01:48 PM

Yeet's Robot Convention
Woooo!

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Posted 30 October 2019 - 03:01 PM

Going to try really hard to go to this one, haven't been to a convention since, well, Botcon 2016 :p



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Posted 30 October 2019 - 05:24 PM

Thinking about it, since RoboCon is a much smaller scaled event than BotCon was, it wouldn't necessarily need all the space that BotCon 2016 took up at the Galt House, so I wouldn't be surprised if the dealer room and panel room/custom class room get put into smaller areas of the hotel than those that BotCon 2016 had occupied. Unless, of course, RoboCon is looking to expand and go bigger for 2019 with many more vendors for a larger dealer room. Guess we'll have to wait and see.


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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

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 26 November 2019 - 10:27 AM

I suppose Earthrise wave 1 is likely to source the customization class figure. What could be possible as a straight repaint?

 

Hoist - Lift-Ticket à la BotCon 2015, blue Diaclone pre-Hoist, Machine Wars Hoist

Wheeljack - Slicer à la BotCon 2010

Cliffjumper - Tap-Out à la BotCon 2002, Carrera

Ironworks - ?



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Posted 26 November 2019 - 02:25 PM

Im thinking Slicer

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Posted 26 November 2019 - 02:36 PM

All really good suggestions!



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Posted 26 November 2019 - 03:31 PM

Considering the gorilla Pretender shells came from Pretender OP/Megs sets, isn't there likely a whole bunch of TFSS Pretender Megatrons earmarked for a future class?


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Posted 26 November 2019 - 05:23 PM

I can't speak for Jesse, but I'm guessing they had a bunch of those because FP commissioned their existence and it wasn't a TakaraTomy / Hasbro mold. They might not have a bunch of unpainted Megatron / Grand shells hanging around for future use.

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Posted 26 November 2019 - 06:33 PM

I suppose Earthrise wave 1 is likely to source the customization class figure. What could be possible as a straight repaint?

 

Hoist - Lift-Ticket à la BotCon 2015, blue Diaclone pre-Hoist, Machine Wars Hoist

Wheeljack - Slicer à la BotCon 2010

Cliffjumper - Tap-Out à la BotCon 2002, Carrera

Ironworks - ?

 

I would very much welcome the blue Hoist, Tap-Out or Carrera, though I fear Tap-Out might be off the table.


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Posted 28 November 2019 - 06:33 PM

More of those fantastic Nightviper-painted Keshis, please!

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Posted 03 December 2019 - 06:07 PM

 

I suppose Earthrise wave 1 is likely to source the customization class figure. What could be possible as a straight repaint?

 

Hoist - Lift-Ticket à la BotCon 2015, blue Diaclone pre-Hoist, Machine Wars Hoist

Wheeljack - Slicer à la BotCon 2010

Cliffjumper - Tap-Out à la BotCon 2002, Carrera

Ironworks - ?

 

I would very much welcome the blue Hoist, Tap-Out or Carrera, though I fear Tap-Out might be off the table.

 

? You believe Tap-Out stands a chance at getting a Hasbro figure this year?
 



#17 Echowarrior

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Posted 03 December 2019 - 08:48 PM

 

 

I suppose Earthrise wave 1 is likely to source the customization class figure. What could be possible as a straight repaint?

 

Hoist - Lift-Ticket à la BotCon 2015, blue Diaclone pre-Hoist, Machine Wars Hoist

Wheeljack - Slicer à la BotCon 2010

Cliffjumper - Tap-Out à la BotCon 2002, Carrera

Ironworks - ?

 

I would very much welcome the blue Hoist, Tap-Out or Carrera, though I fear Tap-Out might be off the table.

 

? You believe Tap-Out stands a chance at getting a Hasbro figure this year?
 

 

 

I seem to vaguely recall somewhere that Tap-Out is going to actually appear in the official comic, so that at least raises the possibility of an official release.


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Posted 04 December 2019 - 07:18 AM

Not just appear but be part of the main focus of an issue dedicated to both him and Glyph.

So... yeah... waiting to see...

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Posted 08 December 2019 - 01:54 PM

Even though it would probably be simple enough to do in one's spare time outside of the custom class setting; Shattered Glass / Diaclone Ironhide from Siege Ironhide would be pretty neat too ;p

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Posted 21 December 2019 - 07:22 AM

 

 ? You believe Tap-Out stands a chance at getting a Hasbro figure this year?

 

I seem to vaguely recall somewhere that Tap-Out is going to actually appear in the official comic, so that at least raises the possibility of an official release.

 

Not just appear but be part of the main focus of an issue dedicated to both him and Glyph.

So... yeah... waiting to see...

 

Ah right, the upcoming Valentine's Day special. I personally don't expect that to be related to Hasbro's plans given how many old toys and obscure characters IDW 2.0's creators have chosen to use.

 

However, now that I rethink it, I admit Earthrise Tap-Out does vaguely seem like a possible Hasbro Generations Selects figure.





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