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@  Maximus Ambus : (05 April 2020 - 04:50 AM)

Actually on the subject, I've hard a lot of people refer to a 2011 film called Contagion that they think is relevant.

@  Maximus Ambus : (05 April 2020 - 01:11 AM)

Ah well, I'll stick to the classic British sitcoms: One Foot in the Grave, Til Death Do Us Part and They Think It's All Over.

@  TM2-Megatron : (05 April 2020 - 12:53 AM)

There's always the original, cheesy as it is

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (05 April 2020 - 12:10 AM)

Dunno... Tonight one of the major networks showed a movie with plagues.. including that listening to their leader causes the first born to die. ;P So nah.. I think the Stand could work. :D

@  TM2-Megatron : (04 April 2020 - 09:18 PM)

That's probably the last thing anyone needs to see, at the moment. Maybe when we get to the end of June/beginning of July and we can venture back out, it might be possible to find some enjoyment in The Stand.

@  Maximus Ambus : (04 April 2020 - 02:08 PM)

I suppose the CBS adaptation of Stephen Kings The Stand will be delayed.

@  Rycochet : (04 April 2020 - 11:26 AM)

We'll always be together. Together in electric dreams.

@  Rycochet : (04 April 2020 - 11:25 AM)

Please remember that in these times of social distancing, we'll always be together however far it seems.

@  wonko the sane? : (03 April 2020 - 12:41 PM)

It arrived! Yay!

@  wonko the sane? : (03 April 2020 - 11:25 AM)

Given how the virus lasts about 3-4 days on metals and plastics, it's about the only way to go about getting stuff right now. I ordered a monitor mount for my desk and the delivery has been pushed back twice already.

@  Maximus Ambus : (03 April 2020 - 11:04 AM)

He ordered it online, says it was to keep those delivery boys in business. I did the same a week ago with some Transformers Studio Series figures off Kapow. Don't know if it's wise or not considering.

@  wonko the sane? : (03 April 2020 - 09:12 AM)

You'd be the first. Everyone else has either been frustrated cause the one they wanted was sold out (like during boxing week.) or rushing to replace something broken.

@  RYNO : (03 April 2020 - 08:53 AM)

I actually walked into a store the other day and just randomly decided to buy at 32inch TV. It was just a Vizio, and grabbed a Mounting Bracket for it. No duress. Just a spur of the moment wanted a TV for my master bedroom.

@  wonko the sane? : (03 April 2020 - 07:31 AM)

Conversely: I've never met a person who wasn't buying a TV under duress... so... yeah.

@  wonko the sane? : (03 April 2020 - 07:20 AM)

I think I've met maybe two people other than myself who count cables before buying a TV.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (03 April 2020 - 05:33 AM)

Seriously.. HDMI splitters and switches are so bloody finicky, but most tvs don't have enough inputs.

@  Maximus Ambus : (03 April 2020 - 05:09 AM)

Just spent a hour trying to get my brothers new Samsung TV to read his Playstation and Blu Ray player only to find he was using a HDMI splitter.

@  Steevy Maximus : (02 April 2020 - 11:07 AM)

I could never master oral bullshittery. But in my day I was quite adept with the written word.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (01 April 2020 - 11:32 PM)

You have mastered the art of Bulljive. You must use this power only for good, or entertainment.

@  Sabrblade : (01 April 2020 - 08:58 PM)

This morning, for one of my online classes, I had to give a positive oral presentation about a play that I hated having to watch. I went into it completely unprepared and just winged it. My professor LOVED my presentation and thought it was excellent. She believed every word I said and honestly thought that I enjoyed that miserable play. Best April Fools ever!

@  ▲ndrusi : (01 April 2020 - 10:06 AM)

Happy Everyone Thinks They're A Comedian Now Day!

@  Donocropolis : (31 March 2020 - 05:45 AM)

Who, I might add, has never been photographed together with Byteman. Just sayin'.

@  Sabrblade : (30 March 2020 - 10:27 PM)

Bruce Wayne's cyberpunk cousin?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (30 March 2020 - 09:27 PM)

Laser Wayne

@  Sabrblade : (30 March 2020 - 09:08 PM)

Luther Unum

@  PlutoniumBoss : (30 March 2020 - 07:09 PM)

Or Lee Derwon.

@  Steevy Maximus : (30 March 2020 - 06:51 PM)

Not to be confused with Leader I

@  Steevy Maximus : (30 March 2020 - 06:50 PM)

He was Leader Uno

@  Steevy Maximus : (30 March 2020 - 06:50 PM)

He was the OTHER Leader 1

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 March 2020 - 06:29 PM)

Or Sideways.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (30 March 2020 - 05:26 PM)

On the other hand, this is Armada we're talking about. It could have actually been Metroplex.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 March 2020 - 11:08 PM)

Oh yeah, that was Fort Max. My bad.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (28 March 2020 - 09:12 PM)


@  LBD "Nyt... : (28 March 2020 - 09:11 PM)

Christmas Maximus?

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 March 2020 - 01:13 PM)

At least the ozone layer is healing. unless this is a 0.0000000001% thing it's sounds like good news.

@  ▲ndrusi : (28 March 2020 - 09:27 AM)

(But only pretty sure, not 100% sure.)

@  ▲ndrusi : (28 March 2020 - 09:26 AM)

Pretty sure y'all were thinking of Fortress Maximus yesterday.

@  Bass X0 : (28 March 2020 - 12:38 AM)

Dare! Dare to believe you can survive 2020!

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 March 2020 - 08:18 PM)

Baja Blast is back at retail!

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 March 2020 - 03:47 PM)

Shame he wasn't around more. He seemed like such a jolly, happy soul.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (27 March 2020 - 02:16 PM)

No, he was definitely Metroplex. You could tell because he was in Metroplex's distinctive red and green coloration.

@  Paladin : (27 March 2020 - 02:11 PM)

that was Leader-1. or possibly Jolt. maybe Grindor...

@  PlutoniumBoss : (27 March 2020 - 01:57 PM)

Metroplex was in Armada, in a flashback. He was the same size as everybody else. I thought that was the joke.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (27 March 2020 - 12:39 PM)

@Rodimus Supreme: Gah! You are right! How'd I get that mixed up? x.x;

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 March 2020 - 12:14 PM)

There is no Metroplex. Only Zuul.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (27 March 2020 - 11:13 AM)

@Tm_Silverclaw: There is no Armada Metroplex, he was in Cybertron.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (27 March 2020 - 11:12 AM)

And they'd be better off just retooling Metroplex and Fortress Maximus to be somewhat more accurate and changing/adding parts for interaction with later play gimmicks.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (27 March 2020 - 11:11 AM)

I honestly would prefer that for scale purposes.

@  Cyoti : (27 March 2020 - 11:07 AM)

They can redo all the CW combiners as Titan Class figures like Predaking/Devastator.

@  Dekafox : (27 March 2020 - 07:52 AM)

They could just redo Metroplex again too. Especially if it's going to be S3 based. They could also do another Primus to go with the coming Unicron.

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#1 D Immortalis

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Posted 22 March 2020 - 06:37 PM

So, a lot of us are stuck inside. Nothing anyone can really do about it...BUT! I'm sure we've all got projects to start or finish, Books to read, Or even funny (ok  maybe not haha funny, but whatever) stories of trying to find Toilet Paper out there.


Me? this doesnt REALLY affect my usual daily life, but i am useing it as a time to finally put together all those Mugenbine Candy Toy sets ive had sitting around for...some months, others years...its a decent distraction right now.


To be honest, being where i am in "upstate" ny (i can see nj from my damn backyard but whatever), the jewish communities here are suppousedly pretty hard hit, and i gotta go right into the heart of one to see my pain managment doctor, so yeah I got a little fear, but such is life.


So? what're you doing to pass the time?

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Posted 22 March 2020 - 09:37 PM

I'm been stupidly playing the Knighthood app but am slowly catching up on my backlog of shows to watch (binged Supernatural and Castlevania so far).

Also cleaning up my room, little by little. Transformers related would be cutting out the bubbles out of the carded figures. Next is flattening the boxes.

I'm also cultivating mass, urgh.



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#3 D Immortalis

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Posted 23 March 2020 - 01:37 AM

i have SO MANY BOXES and stuff to breakdown and get rid of...its been since before my sickness a year ago..so figure atleast 14months of TF packaging...sigh.


I'm also Re-Watching the 12 Monkeys tv series, I figure nows the time for a show about a plague wiping humanity. i'm also watching a fun little show called The Dead Lands about a Maori woman and an Undead tribesman making sure evil doesn't rise. Something old, something new. =]

Edited by D Immortalis, 23 March 2020 - 01:41 AM.



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Posted 23 March 2020 - 12:18 PM

This weekend we re-painted the upstairs hallway and stairs. Soaked up much of Saturday and Sunday.


My family and I have been playing a lot of board games. Clue has become a new favorite. Nightly walks as a family are also a must. Three teenagers, they need to get out of the house.


Individually, I've started re-watching Deep Space Nine. The second season was much more solid than I remember, much more complex and political.


Watching The Kingdom on Netflix, and damn. This is one hell of a show. Just started season 2 after that fantastic season 1 cliffhanger.

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Posted 23 March 2020 - 01:56 PM

Ontario is shutting down all non-essential businesses effective midnight tomorrow... so no going back to work for me. ... time to get good at DOOM I guess  

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Posted 23 March 2020 - 02:26 PM

i wanna get into DOOM, i really do...but i already know its not the game for me...I'm gonna go back into CONTROL and finish it on the xboxoneX, the DLC is still supposed to drop on the 26th i think...



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Posted 24 March 2020 - 02:50 AM

I still have to work since my place is a provider of medical supplies.

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Posted 24 March 2020 - 06:42 AM

officially declared "essential" because our work is part of the supply chain.





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Posted 24 March 2020 - 09:48 AM

I've spent my time going to work and basically getting shoveled into whatever task they can find for me.


I work the deli at my job, but the deli is officially shut down. No hot case, no new production of salads, sandwiches, etc.


While I'm still processing any truck we get for product, among a couple of minor things. I don't really have much to do. While we do slice meat. It's to pre-package and get ready for guests. I'm not allowed to cut on request anymore.


This lead to my Sunday morning being positioned by the doors, saying hi to guests and wiping down a cart handle if they wanted a cart. For a few hours.


I quickly expressed my desire to be set anywhere else where I'm not stuck standing in one place for that long.


I hate this. I don't have a car, so I bike to work. (as in bicycle, not motorbike) and since we moved to a house in 2018, I now work a good hour bike ride from my place of employment. I'm spending an hour going to do a job that I frankly don't feel I'm needed for. I mean I did the wipe cart handle and greetings with a smile, but inside I hated every moment I was stuck doing something so tedious and boring.


Hell yesterday I had a slight cough, and looked outside to find it was raining very heavily. Normally I could have mustered that no problem, but between having a dull job to do now, knowing I'd have to bike through heavy rain for an hour just to do it, and the very real possibility that could make me very sick, I ended up calling out.


I have no savings to speak of, so it's not like I can quit and try to find another job. With the way things are the only other jobs I could find would likely not be ideal, yet at the same time I can NOT deal with my job being wiping down cart handles for a month or two, or however long we might be stuck in this situation.


I have four roommates and two of us work at grocery stores, so no staying home for us. I'm terrified of catching the virus or any other sickness and condemning the entire household to being sick.


All that said, to end on a lighter note, since I took yesterday off, one of my roommates and I sat down to play some original Resident Evil 3 (and stream it) since I barely remember how that game went.


I also checked out a PS2 game Extermination, but had this weird glitch where it would repeat the audio of a cutscene at random. So there I am outside the first area, trying to get into the building when randomly you'd suddenly hear on loud repeat: "This is Roger! This is Roger! This is Roger!" Which mercifully you can shut off by going into and out of the menu.

I'm gonna have to clean that disc.

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Posted 25 March 2020 - 12:17 AM

I still have to work since my place is a provider of medical supplies.


yeah...my dad works in Materials Management at the local hospital here...hes been getting driven crazy by everyone in the hospital yelling at him to find stuff like masks and gowns...I bet youre have a fun ass time right now.


Also, apparently our hospital has 4 patients in the ICU, with a further 50 or so people positive in town (and considering how many people in Warwick work in nyc, id figure that numbers a fair amount higher)...only person I know whos positive IS an nyc resident, we used to bowl together in high school...its so weird.



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Posted 25 March 2020 - 12:06 PM

Apparently stores like Reno Depot are still open (which is kinda understandable. You can't put off a plumbing or electrical problem for three or more weeks.) so we're going to get some drywall, plaster, and paint and re-do the spare bedroom. It used to have the chimney for the furnace running through it, but we've replaced the furnace for electric, and torn down the chimney. Sadly, there was a good bit of water damage done to the plaster before we had it torn down.


So yeah, a couple of days of plastering, painting, and then we can move the furniture back in.

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Posted 25 March 2020 - 12:09 PM

My editing job is. . . undecided. I mean, I work for a company in the mental health field, so I think that counts as essential, but I don't think they're doing any assessments right now (they specialize in PTSD from motor vehicle accidents, so not really an urgent priority). I still get the occasional report to edit (stuff left over from weeks ago that the psychs finally have time to type up), but my workflow is way down.

Fortunately, I'm also a writer, so I work from home regardless. Currently working on a collection of alien fairy tales, adapting one of my old scripts into a short story, and a novella that started out as a Star Trek script before I switched it to my own SF universe.

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Posted 25 March 2020 - 10:14 PM

Working at a support call center for pharmacies, so definitely essential. Got emergency ordered to work from home with some other employees just last week. Just in time too, today one person who was in the call center tested positive for it.

Work from home is a mixed bag. On the one hand, no commute, I get to bug TMM on my breaks, and sometimes the pets hang out with me. On the other hand, my setup still needs a lot of work, the pets can get distracting, and some systems aren't working just yet.

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Posted 25 March 2020 - 11:25 PM

I work IT and we have a couple health industry customers, so technically essential, and we work from home anyways. So other than a change in where I work from, it's basically been the same stuff I always did every day, apart from no weekend gym visits.  I am burning out on Star Trek Online though, so I'm starting to ease back into Elder Scrolls Online.  If that fails to keep me interested, I still have Super Robot Wars X sitting in my Switch waiting to be played.

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Posted 26 March 2020 - 11:43 AM

Went to the beach. Nobody about, so social distancing wasnt a problem.

The cliff lift and ice cream kiosk were out of action, sadly.
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Posted 26 March 2020 - 01:20 PM

My company services the power industry, so I am still working from home...need power to browse the web.

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