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@  Paladin : (22 May 2017 - 11:43 AM)

where's GALVATRON in MP form dammit?! he didn't even get in for the anniversary year...

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 May 2017 - 11:35 AM)

I'm still waiting on the rest of the Dinobots.

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 11:24 AM)

The Decepticon MP cassettes are probably my favorite MP figures so far. Fantastic little dudes.

@  Bass X0 : (22 May 2017 - 11:23 AM)

I want a Masterpiece Blaster if only because I'm fond of the Masterpiece cassettes and want Takara to make more. They should also do Slugfest and Overkill since they were in the cartoon too, even if it was only very briefly.

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 11:21 AM)

I just want the Chip figure. The only Autobot cars I have or want are G2 Sideswipe and Hot Rod.

@  Paladin : (22 May 2017 - 11:14 AM)

another Autobot car. "yaaaaaay."

@  Benbot : (22 May 2017 - 11:02 AM)

I haven't been this excited about a new MP since the Datsuns! He looks amazing

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 11:01 AM)

I love the little human figures with the MP line. Is it just young Spike, Future Spike, and Daniel so far?

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 11:00 AM)

And it comes with Chip Chase! I will order just for that! Holy crap!

@  Bass X0 : (22 May 2017 - 10:55 AM)

Whoo! Masterpiece Sunstreaker!

@  Anonymous X : (22 May 2017 - 10:40 AM)

Less said about the Sinclair Microdrive, the better...

@  Anonymous X : (22 May 2017 - 10:23 AM)

I had two ZX Spectrum games on cartridge. Played 'em loads as it beat having to wait ten minutes for unreliable tape loading...

@  Rycochet : (22 May 2017 - 09:25 AM)

Super Bootspork!

@  Bass X0 : (22 May 2017 - 08:45 AM)

I remember doing the same for my ZX Spectrum.

@  DeltaSeeker : (22 May 2017 - 08:40 AM)

I remember loading games on my Vic20 from an audio tape.

@  Paladin : (22 May 2017 - 08:37 AM)

anyone remember "Chex Quest?"

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 07:13 AM)

I never played those. I had, like, two-color bootleg files of Donkey Kong and stuff like that with 50 games on a disk.

@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2017 - 07:11 AM)

not pure text games, but you still had to use text input to do stuff. "PICK UP flask", etc

@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2017 - 07:05 AM)

I think those were the old King's Quest/Space Quest ones

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 07:02 AM)

I remember floppy disk games! Never gamed enough to own one that was more than a disk, though.

@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2017 - 07:01 AM)

I remember booting things from DOS, and games that were like 10 floppy disks big.

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 06:57 AM)

*dies*

@  Robowang : (22 May 2017 - 06:57 AM)

Oh man, the days of Realplayer and AIM and man, I can't believe how long ago that was.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 May 2017 - 01:00 AM)

ugh, RealMedia was pretty awful. RealPlayer was so bloated and buggy, I tried to avoid it

@  siccoyote : (22 May 2017 - 12:17 AM)

I remember downloading Realmedia episodes of Beast Wars Season 3, days after they were shown in Americ, but the quality was terrible and the guy who did it wasted half of a stereo audio track because he recorded it in mono. Took many hours to download

@  TM2-Megatron : (21 May 2017 - 09:55 PM)

Yeah, I remember those days. I had a bunch of Quicktime clips from Beasties/Beast Wars and Reboot, most of which I had to leave the computer on overnight to get, lol

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 May 2017 - 09:49 PM)

I remember when it took 3 hours to download a 240p, 2.5 minute movie trailer

@  MEDdMI : (21 May 2017 - 09:02 PM)

and there weren't any rocks yet, they were all space dust

@  MEDdMI : (21 May 2017 - 09:02 PM)

I remember when there was no internet

@  Telly : (21 May 2017 - 08:55 PM)

dont remember what it was called, but i had an internet answering machine software back in the day. turn it on when i was online and i wouldnt miss a call. would leave it off if i didnt want to be bothered though lol

@  Noideaforaname : (21 May 2017 - 08:46 PM)

Remember when it was either the phone OR internet? Remember when photos had to be developed? And if someone decided to take pictures of their eye you couldn't tell until you got the film back?

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 May 2017 - 06:02 PM)

You're making us old farts feel old!

@  Foffy : (21 May 2017 - 05:20 PM)

Not me! I couldn't have known that in 1991! I wasn't even born yet!

@  Bass X0 : (21 May 2017 - 01:03 PM)

You only just realised? Everybody else has known that since 1991.

@  unluckiness : (21 May 2017 - 10:34 AM)

Holy jeez, Guile's theme does go with anything.

@  Nevermore : (20 May 2017 - 04:34 AM)

The "humans as processors" bit was also used in season 2 of Dollhouse.

@  Pennpenn : (20 May 2017 - 04:27 AM)

I just remembered, I wonder if the scene in Thor 2 with the kids showing the abandoned building with glitchy reality was inspired by the Animatrix short that had the same concept (but could handle it more interestingly)

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 May 2017 - 03:59 AM)

That is nonsense. Also, some men in black suits and sunglasses will be arriving at your doorstep shortly. Please cooperate and it will go much easier for you.

@  Whirl Maximus : (20 May 2017 - 03:42 AM)

It's not bull, the elite are using the 90% through wifi for their Androcide agenda. Learn the undisprovable truth.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 May 2017 - 03:26 AM)

I think there was an early draft where the machines were using humans as processors with the whole "only use 10% of their brains" bull.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (19 May 2017 - 11:35 PM)

Wasn't there an early draft where they weren't using humans for that?

@  Pennpenn : (19 May 2017 - 10:26 PM)

Yeah, makes the Matrix seem more like a nature reserve than a source of power, and I get the feeling the whole "humans as a source of power" was done pretty much to justify the machines keeping humans around at all without making the machines seem sympathetic.

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2017 - 10:23 PM)

But after watching The Second Renaissance, I honestly wouldn't be surprised if the machines still felt some lingering moral imperative to allow the human survivors of the war some kind of life rather than committing genocide. They did everything in their power to avoid the war in the first place

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2017 - 10:21 PM)

It seems like reverting to solar power would be infinitely preferable to having to maintain The Matrix and everyone hooked into it, and all the associated hardware

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2017 - 10:18 PM)

Although I think I remember hearing somewhere that the "clouds" darkening the sky are actually swarms of constantly-muliplying nanomachines? No idea if that's canon or not, but if it is it seems like that'd be something the machines themselves could figure out how to undo if they really wanted to

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2017 - 10:16 PM)

I dunno, for all their technical achievements those humans seemed just as shortsighted as in the present. And they were desperate by the time that was done, so it wouldn't surprise me if they just thought "ah, we'll figure out how to undo it later"

@  Pennpenn : (19 May 2017 - 10:00 PM)

Also gotta wonder if the humans had some idea of how they were going to fix the sky, presuming they won out, because otherwise they were basically commiting suicide out of spite and the Matrix would be the only reason humanity is still alive.

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2017 - 09:07 PM)

One of the first things I thought myself after my first time through it

@  Pennpenn : (19 May 2017 - 08:58 PM)

Every time I watch "The Second Renaissance" I get the feeling I'd probably end up getting shot for being a machine sympathizer.

@  Noideaforaname : (18 May 2017 - 10:36 PM)

Yeah, Ghostbusters. Specifically the episode where they check out the live action Hollywood "adaptation."


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#1 Freddycon

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Posted 29 January 2009 - 08:26 AM

Well, I thought I'd finally get around to it and list off the TF's I have in my own collection, so here we go!

McDonald's Happy meal releases-
(Animated)
Bumblebee
Ratchet
Megatron
Lugnut
(Cybertron)
Optimus Prime

Animated
Starscream
Autobot Jazz
Optimus Prime (Cybertronian Mode)
Sentinel Prime
Prowl
Ratchet
Elite Guard Bumblebee
Lockdown
Stealth Lockdown (With Legends class Optimus Prime and Bumblebee)
Soundwave (With Laserbeak)
Oil Slick
Megatron (Leader Class)
Blackarachnia
Megatron (Cybertronian mode) and Optimus Prime 2-pack (The Battle Begins)
Lugnut
Swoop
Snarl

Movie
Optimus Prime (Leader Class)
Bumblebee (Premium)
Autobot Jazz (Premium)
Barricade w/ Frenzy (Premium)
Stealth Bumblebee
Starscream (Deep Space version)
Thundercracker
Protoform Optimus Prime
Protoform Starscream
Jungle Bonecrusher
Stockade
Cliffjumper
Autobot Camshaft
Salvage
Landmine
Overcast

Classics Universe
Tread Bolt
Galvatron
Acid Storm
Sunstreaker
Sideswipe
Prowl
Silverstreak
Ironhide
Tankor

that's all I have for now but believe me, there WILL be more! lol!

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Posted 29 January 2009 - 07:39 PM

Just added some more today!

G1 Soundwave with Laserbeak and Overkill (Missing Ok's weapons)
Masterpiece Optimus Prime (No box or accessories except Matrix)
Masterpiece Megatron (In box with all accessories)

Man I am so stoked to have these! :-D

Edited by Freddycon, 29 January 2009 - 07:45 PM.


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Posted 19 March 2009 - 04:25 PM

Just added Movie Ironhide (Premium version) and Movie Bonecrusher to my sets! :-D

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Posted 25 March 2009 - 04:33 PM

Bought myself Animated Grimlock today to finish off my Dinobot trio.

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Posted 29 March 2009 - 10:55 AM

Have now added Onslaught and Silverbolt to my Classics collection. Nice to have the Team Leaders, even if they're not true gestalt commanders. (Sighs dramatically!)

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Posted 31 March 2009 - 02:33 PM

Just got Powerglide today, gotta love sales where an Ultra Class is just $20!

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 11:51 AM

Added Decepticon Drop Shot and Autobot Blades to the set. Man I love the smell of new plastic crack feeding my addiction, lol!

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 05:37 AM

A good friend of mine got me Animated Swindle! Loving good deals like this, lol!

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Posted 09 May 2009 - 12:06 PM

Just added five new members to the collection!

Animated:
Blurr
Bumblebee
Blazing Lockdown

G1 Re-issues:
Jazz
Silverstreak

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Posted 16 May 2009 - 01:08 PM

Reissue Silverstreak is a great toy. He was my very first reissue, found him on clearance for $9 in a battered box at a TRU long after the line had been discontinued.... must have found him somewhere in the storeroom and just wanted to get rid of him.

Grats on the haul, & looks like you got a nice start on your collection just beware of the Geewon-Bug it can get to be expensive lol

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#11 Freddycon

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Posted 16 May 2009 - 05:21 PM

ooh, I know, I've seen so many G1's in various sales online and I nearly cry because I can't afford them! lol

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Posted 16 May 2009 - 06:49 PM

A bit of advice, before your collection gets to be tooooo large, donloade a program like Open Office (free) or Excell & keep a database or spreadsheet to inventory your collection. It's easy to forget what you have sometimes with a large collection & and hard to do once you get to that point.

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Posted 17 May 2009 - 01:26 PM

I've got most of them opened and on display on my shelves and bookcases, so it's pretty easy to remember which I have and which I need. Hardest part is either affording or just finding the ones I want/need to complete a set or series. Lucky a good friend of mine is an avid collector as well, and usualy more than willing to help me with my "Plastic Crack" adicition, lol!

Speaking of which, I just added two more today! ROTF Bumblebee and Soundwave! Bumblebee is almost exactly like his previous movie incarnation, but a better Plasma cannon and firing projectile are nice changes. Soundwave is wicked cool and actually a Triple-Changer, but man he is confusing to transform!!! Oh well, I love him anyways, just because he's Soundwave!

Edited by Freddycon, 10 June 2009 - 01:42 PM.


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Posted 19 May 2009 - 06:54 PM

Just got Samurai Prowl tonight, Very cool figure!

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 04:56 PM

Scored a FREE Leader Class Ultra Magnus! Gotta love the Hammer! icon-ironhide.gif

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Posted 30 May 2009 - 12:36 PM

Have been on a spree with Revenge of the Falllen toys!

Sideways
Rampage
Sideswipe
Breakaway

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 11:28 AM

Just added Universe's Decepticon Heavy Load w/ Minicon Drill Bit, as well as a "Heroes of Cybertron" G1 Bumblebee keychain to my collection!

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Posted 04 June 2009 - 02:26 PM

Did some more shopping today, and got Animated Waspinator, as well as ROTF Demolishor! (Freaking SWEET Decepticon, I must say!)

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Posted 06 June 2009 - 11:13 AM

QUOTE(Freddycon @ Jun 3 2009, 12:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just added Universe's Decepticon Heavy Load w/ Minicon Drill Bit, as well as a "Heroes of Cybertron" G1 Bumblebee keychain to my collection!

Hope you like the BB

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Posted 06 June 2009 - 12:24 PM

QUOTE(Th0r4z1n3 @ Jun 6 2009, 01:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Freddycon @ Jun 3 2009, 12:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just added Universe's Decepticon Heavy Load w/ Minicon Drill Bit, as well as a "Heroes of Cybertron" G1 Bumblebee keychain to my collection!

Hope you like the BB


Oh, I do! Classic G1 goodness! (And none of the limp floppiness in the arms, either!)