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@  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".

@  Nevermore : (10 September 2019 - 05:34 PM)

Whereas if you overpaid and they have to refund you, they will take their sweet time to let you know.

@  Nevermore : (10 September 2019 - 05:34 PM)

Like, here in Germany, if the tax authority responds to your tax report quickly, you can rest assured they want more money.

@  Nevermore : (10 September 2019 - 05:33 PM)

Do tax authorities in other countries base their time to respond to filed tax reports on whether they owe or are owed as well?


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#1 NightViper

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 10:51 AM

Thanks to the efforts of staff members longamer8 and Powered Convoy, we now have the comic included with Alternity Black Convoy translated. Just how good and righteous has Black Convoy become? Well, let's just say he'd get along with Movie Prime just fine...

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#2 Shattered

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 11:01 AM

I love the "Not even by your divine will" line. Snarky goodness.

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 11:06 AM

Argh. You "corrected" it by reversing the comic. I was so confused at first.
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#4 NightViper

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 11:09 AM

Acually, that's the way it reads. No reversing necessary...

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 11:52 AM

heh. Knight of Darkness.


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Posted 21 July 2009 - 12:05 PM

Black Convoy is one mean temporal warrior, putting Megs in a time-loop so he's gets shot forever!

Yep, him and movie Prime would definitely work well together.

And who's the girl supposed to be?

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 12:08 PM

I really like this comic despite how short it is.

It shows the true powers of the Alternity characters.

Megatron slices the moon/planet in the background for Pete's sake!

I still wonder who the girl is.

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 12:21 PM

QUOTE(NightViper @ Jul 21 2009, 11:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks to the efforts of staff members longamer8 and Powered Convoy,


Lets not forget the efforts of our very own NightViper as well!

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#9 Bug-Saw

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 12:35 PM

Man I really wish Takara would stop making the Black Convoy homages into Autobots. Just once I would like Takara to make a black repaint that's a Decepticon again.

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 12:39 PM

I prefer it this way, as this is the only one IIRC that was actually used in some kind of fiction. As G1 Black Convoy, Nucleon Quest Super Convoy (outside of their bios), Black Big Convoy (was he actually ever featured in anything), and the unreleased Henkei Black Convoy were never in any fiction. Meanwhile we had Black Convoy/Scourge, Grand Scourge, Scourge/Nemesis Prime, Black Lio Convoy, and BT Black Convoy all in some kind of fiction.

Plus, now Universe 1.0 Nemesis Prime gets a second chance to right the wrongs he's committed.

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#11 NightViper

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 12:40 PM

This is the Decepticon. The one that was an alternate Optimus Prime who spent a lifetime in a torture room, until he cracked and turned evil. It's just that after the countless years since then, he finally reformed and was welcomed back into the collection of all the Optimus Primes from all of the Multiverses. Or at least mostly reformed, we see here that he still has an edge of his brutality left in him.

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Posted 21 July 2009 - 12:41 PM

QUOTE(GodSentinelOmega @ Jul 21 2009, 10:05 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And who's the girl supposed to be?
Protector E-7

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#13 GodSentinelOmega

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Posted 22 July 2009 - 03:45 AM

So Black Convoy is a the 'semi' reformed Unicron herald Nemesis Prime, who is a tortured, once insane clone of an Optimus Prime from an alternate reality in which he was slaughtered by Megazarak. This clone has been welcomed into the alternity and now uses his immense temporal powers (this guy is badass) to combat Megatron, while being chastised about fighting dirty by a hot chick who may actually be a version of Elita-1 (or seven) in a sythoid body?

Man I'm confused, and intrigued. Alternity is beginning to sound really interesting.

Oh yes, and it seems even sythoids llike to show off their looks by wearing skin-tight, low-cut jumpsuits. This is made even stranger if it turns out that E-7 is a Transformer in a human-like body.

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Posted 22 July 2009 - 06:02 AM

That about sums it up. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 22 July 2009 - 07:12 AM

Now, quick, someone make a comic of his Dimension Touring with Drift, and them being best-badass-friends and e-mail it to Detour!