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@  MEDdMI : (21 September 2019 - 08:41 PM)

speaking of geese, saw some videos for this game on the Switch: https://www.goose.game/

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 September 2019 - 06:41 PM)

Triple changer, turns from ashes to dust.

@  Rycochet : (21 September 2019 - 05:22 PM)

To Ashens we transform! We turn into a human, a brown couch and a heap of tat.

@  Patch : (21 September 2019 - 03:02 PM)

Really? Worst alt-mode ever.

@  Maximus Ambus : (21 September 2019 - 02:09 PM)

To ashes we transform.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 September 2019 - 09:14 AM)

They aren't all cranky... sure, it's hard to find one in a good mood, but still.

@  unluckiness : (21 September 2019 - 09:12 AM)

Cranky geese is a hell of a tautology

@  wonko the sane? : (21 September 2019 - 09:07 AM)

... that's like the third flock of geese this morning. Do those cranky bitches know something I should know?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 September 2019 - 06:26 AM)

Isn't there a thread for that?

@  Nevermore : (21 September 2019 - 05:41 AM)

I took a few hours off from work so I could attend. Actually met two coworkers there.

@  Nevermore : (21 September 2019 - 05:41 AM)

Anyone else here who participated in a climate change rally yesterday?

@  Nevermore : (20 September 2019 - 06:46 PM)

In case anyone's wondering.

@  Nevermore : (20 September 2019 - 06:46 PM)

Also, she pronounces her own name "Zuh-see".

@  TM2-Megatron : (20 September 2019 - 03:04 PM)

I think I'd read a while back she was born in Berlin

@  TM2-Megatron : (20 September 2019 - 03:04 PM)

I thought Zazie Beetz was really fantastic in Deadpool 2. Really looking forward to seeing her in Joker.

@  Liege : (20 September 2019 - 12:05 PM)

Any sightings of Ratchet at U.S. Walgreens yet? A couple of stores around me have recently restocked their toy aisles but no Ratchets yet at those ones.

@  Nevermore : (20 September 2019 - 03:54 AM)

You don't even hear a hint of an accent, and she only very rarely chooses some odd wording where she probably wasn't familiar with the more appropriate alternative due to its relative obscurity.

@  Nevermore : (20 September 2019 - 03:41 AM)

Just watched what's possibly the most relaxed interview ever of a German Youtuber interviewing Zazie while walking around Berlin. Turns out she was born in Berlin and spent quite some time in Germany.

@  Nevermore : (20 September 2019 - 03:39 AM)

Actors and actresses I had no idea speak fluent German, part 4.231: Zazie Beetz from Deadpool 2.

@  Benbot : (18 September 2019 - 02:14 PM)

It's too bad it's like this because some of what they're doing with tiny cars is pretty cool, but I'm not willing to sign up for that f-ing hassle.

@  Benbot : (18 September 2019 - 02:13 PM)

At this point I'm trying to decide how much of a markup I'm willing to pay some scalper scum or if I should just say to hell with it.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (18 September 2019 - 02:11 PM)

That is pretty much the constant story with Hot Wheels. Anything you might actually want has most likely been picked clean and marked up.

@  Benbot : (18 September 2019 - 02:02 PM)

I've been watching some Youtube Hot Wheels videos out of boredom and discovered there exists a new car that just came out maybe a month ago that looks just like one I had when I was little, and I've been looking around hoping to get it. Slim picking everywhere, but online there are a slew of sellers asking for 3 and 4x the retail price, plus a hefty shipping markup.

@  Benbot : (18 September 2019 - 01:59 PM)

Oh, that explains the problem I've encountered with finding one little car

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 September 2019 - 01:31 PM)

Oh boy. I work at Target, and literally every single morning, there are two or three guys outside who make a beeline straight to the Hot Wheels.

@  Steevy Maximus : (18 September 2019 - 01:00 PM)

Hot Wheels

@  Benbot : (18 September 2019 - 12:25 PM)

Which collecting community has the worst scalpers?

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 September 2019 - 09:55 PM)

I've never read the source material and don't know much about it, but I enjoyed the first film quite a bit, and found the second alright

@  Sabrblade : (17 September 2019 - 09:49 PM)

The first movie was definitely not for me. I flat out hated it. Didn't even bother with the sequel.

@  Maruten : (17 September 2019 - 05:02 PM)

I liked the first movie a lot and enjoyed the original volume of the book, and the way they were developed in parallel was really interesting. It all got super extra unpleasant as soon as they went back though. I don't remember really whether the initial sequels are "good" or not, but either way both the second movie and the second run of the book quickly demonstrated that the property sure wasn't for me.

@  Paladin : (17 September 2019 - 04:45 PM)

i have a real hard time offering praise of anything connected to an utter shitstain like Mark Millar.

@  Rycochet : (17 September 2019 - 01:23 PM)

Kick Ass 2 was okay for what it was, a sequel to a film that was okay, just okay. It had a good performance from Nic Cage while the sequel had Jim Carrey who decided he didn't want to promote it after one of america's regularly scheduled massacres.

@  Benbot : (17 September 2019 - 12:20 PM)

Was Kick Ass 2 really that bad? I never got around to seeing it, but after watching the first movie again the other day, I'm thinking about it.

@  wonko the sane? : (13 September 2019 - 01:54 PM)

Why do you feel a need to label yourself for doing something harmless?

@  Telly : (13 September 2019 - 11:10 AM)

thats more than i look at on reddit

@  Benbot : (13 September 2019 - 10:49 AM)

am I a basic bitch for only browsing the front page of Reddit?

@  Shrug : (12 September 2019 - 12:26 PM)

I managed to find about 2/3s of my goal Sega Genesis collection before the last price bump

@  Anonymous X : (12 September 2019 - 11:11 AM)

So relieved that I picked up most of my NTSC GameCube collection in 2010/11 before prices on the secondary market went bezerk...

@  unluckiness : (12 September 2019 - 12:54 AM)

I have fond memories of it since it was the last console Mario Kart that didn't have the ridiculous pre-race cart assembly

@  TM2-Megatron : (11 September 2019 - 10:26 PM)

Like many Gamecube games, underrated

@  unluckiness : (11 September 2019 - 09:24 AM)

Double Dash is great. Just watch out for blue shells

@  Bass X0 : (11 September 2019 - 07:43 AM)

I used a double dash on my mobile. The chat didn’t like it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 September 2019 - 04:17 AM)

The mobile version of the site chokes on certain characters, I think.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 September 2019 - 04:10 AM)

what's with that punctuation anyway

@  Nevermore : (11 September 2019 - 03:20 AM)

Now where did that come from, Bass X0?

@  Bass X0 : (11 September 2019 - 01:52 AM)

Politics and Religion — tools of foul play!

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 September 2019 - 11:10 PM)

If you owe, you're expected to actually pay it at the time you file, before they even process your return

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 September 2019 - 11:10 PM)

If you file electronically, I find you usually get your refund within a couple weeks

@  Nevermore : (10 September 2019 - 06:22 PM)

Well, lucky it took less than two months for me. For a little over 200 Euros.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 September 2019 - 06:11 PM)

Pretty much, yeah. Canada revenue will be all up your ass if you earn less than 200K and owe tax, but your refund is basically "duke nukem forever".


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#21 Freddycon

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 07:32 PM

Just added some awesomeness to the series!

Animated "True Colors" Shockwave w/ Activators Bumblebee
Animated Sunstorm with Activators Ratchet!

Damn these things are fun! (Gotta see if I can snag a Skywarp now to add more to my seekers!)

#22 Freddycon

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Posted 10 June 2009 - 01:35 PM

Today was a good day for me! Looking around in the local Zeller's and saw a premium Leader Class Megatron from the first movie. Took it over to the scanner, and it was only $35! SCORE! Needless to say I rushed it to the checkout pretty fast and am now in posession of a wickedly cool bot! (Although this thing is a pain and a half to transform...I spent over an hour trying to figure out how to line up the legs for Cybertronian Jet mode! Arrrgh!)

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Posted 17 June 2009 - 02:01 AM

this thread is desperately crying out for photographic evidence of these claims!

Pretty cool haul FC, I'm jealous of your Ultra Magnus. (Want. That. HAMMER!!)

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Posted 17 June 2009 - 05:34 PM

Added a TF Universe/Classics Autobot Blaster and Animated Jetfire/Jetstorm/Safeguard to my collection.

Malikon I SWEAR I am working on getting pics together, just gotta get someone with as faster upload capacity to take and process them for me! And no, I'm not going to ask you to do it...I don't want my Magnus Hammer to 'Mysteriously Vanish" lol!

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 02:00 AM

psh, Hammer? What hammer? I see no hammer.

What do you think of Safeguard? I liked him more then I thought I would.

#26 Freddycon

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Posted 19 June 2009 - 07:24 AM

He's not bad, takes a while to get him properly aligned, and I think wheels in the undercarraiges would have been nice for thier jet modes (Although it might screw up Superjet Mode if they added them) The individual robot modes are a little floppy, but that is excusable, and repairable with a little superglue (Although I had to remember not to pull the one leg on each out too far so that they could stand balanced and not leaning over too far!)

Hehehe, I'm holding the Magnus Hammer now, feeling the power it instills to the weilder...Damn it feels good! What's that? You don't have one? Awww I feel so bad for you, wait, no I don't, my arm's not long enough, HAH-HAH! icon-waspy.gif

#27 Freddycon

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Posted 28 June 2009 - 08:37 AM

Just added some more goodies to the collection!

Autobot Skids
Autobot Wheelie
Chromia
Deep Desert Brawl
The Fallen

#28 Freddycon

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Posted 04 July 2009 - 09:43 AM

oooh baby! Just added two superb specimens of sheer awesomeness to the series!

Leader Class ROTF Optimus Prime
Leader Class ROTF Megatron


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Posted 09 July 2009 - 06:20 AM

Added ROTF Mixmaster to the set last night, and am getting an Animated Skywarp later today!

Ironically I didn't find Mix to be all that hard to transform, as so many others I've heard from have said he is. Maybe I was jsut lucky?

#30 Freddycon

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Posted 12 July 2009 - 12:28 PM

Got Skywarp, and added ROTF Scalpel to my set last night. Pretty freaky little bugger; gotta like something other than strictly humanoid for a Transformer once in a while!

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Posted 25 July 2009 - 09:44 AM

Added ROTF Smokescreen to my collection, nice to see he is staying true to his G1 bio and backstory!

#32 Freddycon

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Posted 27 July 2009 - 02:13 PM

Bought an Ultra Class Stormcloud today!

#33 Freddycon

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Posted 01 August 2009 - 08:51 AM

Added Desert Tracker Ratchet to the series.

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Posted 11 August 2009 - 01:17 PM

Finally have identified several odd 'bots from a lot I received from a friend of mine! They include...

Armada-
Unicron (Junker, but still it's freakin UNICRON!!!)
Megatron (No missiles or other accessories)

Cybertron-
Galaxy Force Vector Prime (With sword only)
Mudflap (No key or missile)
Buzzsaw (No missiles)
Hardtop (No weapon or key)
Metroplex (Comes with his shovel/staff, but no key)

Energon-
Optimus Prime (Version 3 with faceplate, and only 2 add on vehicles the train and the copter)
Kickback (No chip or gun)
Megatron (No tank, gun or sword)

Also have parts of a Prowl (no legs), Tidal Wave (Body and legs only, no arms, wings or weapons), and left half of Omega Supreme that I may try to sell later.

that and I have added a special new Transformer to my collection...

He is one, and six...
He is the combined might of a top team of specialized Decepticons...
He is the ultimate destructive force ever from Cybertron...

He is...

CONSTRUCTICON DEVASTATOR!!!

Edited by Freddycon, 13 August 2009 - 09:19 AM.


#35 Freddycon

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Posted 20 August 2009 - 12:46 PM

Jsut got Leader Class Jetfire and a Human Alliance Bumblebee today!

#36 Freddycon

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 07:54 AM

Adding three more to my G1 re-issues!

Smokescreen
Grapple
Ricochet

#37 Freddycon

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 07:13 AM

Added ROTF Starscream to my goodies, l mean...Baddies, lol!

#38 Freddycon

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Posted 15 September 2009 - 12:51 PM

Finally found ROTF Ravage, nice kitty!

#39 Freddycon

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 05:17 AM

Got me an Animated Voyager-Class Optimus Prime as well as Human Alliance Sideswipe last night! :-D

#40 Freddycon

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Posted 22 October 2009 - 06:38 AM

Ok time for some updates...

Got a broken (No car roof) Energon Energon Hot shot at a flea market

Bought some more ROTF that came out, too!
Stalker Scorponok
Arcee
Swerve