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@  RichardT1977 : (21 October 2017 - 12:07 PM)

You know that Patton Oswalt knew he'd made it as an entertainer when people stopped asking him whether he was Pat or Oswald and where was the other one.

@  Shrug : (21 October 2017 - 10:20 AM)

He does lots of voice work, but it was young Oswalt in my dream, so I guess it was the King of Queens edition.

@  Bass X0 : (21 October 2017 - 09:56 AM)

I only know about Patton Oswalt from Transformers.

@  Shrug : (21 October 2017 - 09:11 AM)

We won because Ellen kept going up the other teams and telling them to not worry about their hair looking silly in their helmets.

@  Shrug : (21 October 2017 - 09:10 AM)

I had a dream I was in a team kick scooter competition and the 3 people on my team were Ellen DeGeneres, Patton Oswalt, and my third grade bus driver.

@  WorkbenchManiac : (20 October 2017 - 07:26 PM)

If you are looking to recoup some of the costs, I mean

@  WorkbenchManiac : (20 October 2017 - 07:26 PM)

If it works, I might be willing to take it off your hands. I've been meaning to get one for customs and such.

@  Nevermore : (20 October 2017 - 12:34 PM)

If that thing works, I can use it for potential future cases like this as well.

@  Nevermore : (20 October 2017 - 12:33 PM)

Ordered a watchmaker pin remover from Amazon.

@  Nevermore : (20 October 2017 - 12:33 PM)

No, bought the set at a convention.

@  Robowang : (20 October 2017 - 08:14 AM)

That's never good. Buy it from a place that will replace it?

@  Nevermore : (20 October 2017 - 04:57 AM)

Gaaaah, Hasbro. My Transformers Tribute Optimus Prime (from the two-pack with Orion Pack) has a misassembled part that has another part connected to it via a metal pin...

@  Robowang : (19 October 2017 - 05:22 PM)

I just know they have the same ID number in the computer as deluxes, so the search feature on the website is useless.

@  Robowang : (19 October 2017 - 05:21 PM)

No idea on price.

@  Shrug : (19 October 2017 - 05:14 PM)

Oh thanks. I just assumed it was a special item. Does that mean it'll be the $18ish the normal Deluxes are or can Walgreens price them separately?

@  Robowang : (19 October 2017 - 05:11 PM)

Before you go hunting at Walgreens, know that the Clone two-pack number is identical to the regular deluxe number. An in-stock listing for the clones likely just means they have deluxes in stock.

@  Vexwing : (19 October 2017 - 04:49 PM)

I had met him at BotCon 2014, he was a vendor there. He was part of the group I hung out with at the day at Universal. Really fun guy, it's sad he's gone.

@  Vexwing : (19 October 2017 - 04:46 PM)

I'm not sure if anyone here knew James Conan Gouig, but he passed away. Suicide, sadly.

@  Locoman : (19 October 2017 - 03:49 PM)

TR Triggerhappy's shoulders are terrifying.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 October 2017 - 03:18 PM)

Don't you hate when you join a Facebook group only to find that the moderator is a fool?

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 October 2017 - 03:04 PM)

CRAAAAAAAWLING IIIIIN MY BRAAAAAAAAINS

@  Paladin : (19 October 2017 - 08:34 AM)

must've been out of Kandrona.

@  Shrug : (19 October 2017 - 07:09 AM)

Least it wasn't a weird scratchy noise IN YOUR BRAIN.  Or was it.  Maybe you found it after it crawled out?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 October 2017 - 02:47 AM)

Mine starved

@  Waspinator : (19 October 2017 - 02:16 AM)

Watch out for brain slugs

@  Pennpenn : (19 October 2017 - 01:34 AM)

Got replacements, so yeah. Main thing is, if you hear a weird scratchy noise in your headphones it might not be static..

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 October 2017 - 01:28 AM)

Nuke the headphones from orbit, it's the only way to be sure.

@  Pennpenn : (18 October 2017 - 09:04 PM)

It's interesting how life gives you a good thing and then a bad thing. Like, just got my tax return and it was quite robust, and then I found an INCH LONG EARWIG IN MY HEADPHONES. AHHHHH-

@  BlackMax : (18 October 2017 - 05:50 PM)

I'm not completely sure what I missed but I think I love it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 October 2017 - 04:20 PM)

The S is for Sucks!

@  Waspinator : (18 October 2017 - 03:49 PM)

And the thatch-roofed cottagggggggggggges!

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 October 2017 - 03:30 PM)

BURN! BURN TO THE GRBURN! BURN TO THBURN! BURN TO THE GROUND!

@  Waspinator : (18 October 2017 - 03:06 PM)

Infinity Big Bang Storm! Burn in the everlasting hellfire of creation! Be utterly annihilated, down to the very last scrap of D N A!

@  Shrug : (18 October 2017 - 02:57 PM)

YES, MY QUEEN!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 October 2017 - 02:37 PM)

BUUUUURN! FOR THE ROYALTY!

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 October 2017 - 02:25 PM)

BUUUUUUUUUUUURN, BABY BURN! DISCO INFERNO!

@  Agamus : (18 October 2017 - 01:55 PM)

LETS BERNNNN RRRRUBBER!!!!

@  Arazyr : (18 October 2017 - 01:12 PM)

No, thanks. I'll leave that to his wife. :p

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 October 2017 - 01:08 PM)

FEEL THE BERNNNNNN!!!!!

@  Nevermore : (18 October 2017 - 11:52 AM)

BERNIEEEEEEEE...

@  Shrug : (18 October 2017 - 10:47 AM)

I'm not saying they're the same. They're clearly not. But members of both parties do receive large sums of money from telecom companies. When it comes to net neutrality, the issue isn't solely bipartisan so much as it's Old Politicians that don't understand technology.  Republicans do seem intent on making it worse intentionally though.

@  Paladin : (18 October 2017 - 10:40 AM)

anyone who still says "they're both the same!" after the past 10 months is WILLFULLY ignorant.

@  unluckiness : (18 October 2017 - 10:22 AM)

I'm not American. Should I do something about it or just ignore it.

@  Shrug : (18 October 2017 - 08:48 AM)

I doubt we'd have a chance with Hillary either. Didn't she get like 100k from Comcast? Both parties are pretty dang corrupt. If only Bernie...

@  2017 : (17 October 2017 - 05:56 PM)

It scared me!

@  Kalidor : (17 October 2017 - 05:42 PM)

Yes - here is more information - https://www.battleforthenet.com/

@  Darth Gonzo : (17 October 2017 - 05:36 PM)

Hello?

@  Evac : (17 October 2017 - 04:39 PM)

Yeah, it's the Allspark.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 October 2017 - 04:35 PM)

Okay, so it is the allspark doing it, and not some piece of malware I need to run a system scan over, that's basically all I wanted to know.

@  Evac : (17 October 2017 - 04:34 PM)

If, say, Hillary or Bernie was president, we'd have a chance, but with the current administration... We're pretty much hugged.


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#1 rikdom

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 02:56 PM

I picked up the Wal-Mart exclusive Hardhead for $15 this Monday.
This was a printed shelf tag sale rather than a clearance sticker, so I assume this is not an isolated incident. The tag did call it "Onslaught," but I assume that's just they way it was entered into the system in the first place.

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 08:59 PM

Yesterday I saw 2 Skyfalls and 1 Onslaught at the North Windham CT Wal-Mart that were $15.

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 09:01 PM

I can confirm this for the Bay City Wal-Mart in Michigan, but they sold out of all of that wave.

They had Onslaughts and one Stormcloud for $11 dollars there too, but there aren't any Stormclouds there, my brother bought the last one.

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Posted 06 January 2010 - 09:26 PM

Hmm...maybe I can finally get that red Powerglide...
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Posted 06 January 2010 - 09:32 PM

QUOTE(Echowarrior @ Jan 6 2010, 09:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hmm...maybe I can finally get that red Powerglide...
I sure did! Oddly enough, just after buying I discovered that the batteries had died on my original. Good timing!


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Posted 06 January 2010 - 11:05 PM

QUOTE(Rosicrucian @ Jan 6 2010, 09:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Echowarrior @ Jan 6 2010, 09:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hmm...maybe I can finally get that red Powerglide...
I sure did! Oddly enough, just after buying I discovered that the batteries had died on my original. Good timing!



Rc: I did too. I couldn't resist the "and awaaay we go" gag and the price cut. So now I have normal Powerglide and Disco Powerglide.

Somehow, I don't think PG would see anything wrong with having two of himself around. Would perhaps be useful with his Astoria and Moonracer situation. icon-hotrod.gif




#7 Sean Whitmore

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 12:09 AM

I picked up all three for $15 a pop this weekend. I'm happy to have Skyjack, but the other two just make me depressed with myself, like I'm living out the old "bad food, small portions" joke.

"You have any interest in these two toys?"

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"How bout $30 for both?"

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 12:36 AM

QUOTE(Sean Whitmore @ Jan 6 2010, 09:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I picked up all three for $15 a pop this weekend. I'm happy to have Skyjack, but the other two just make me depressed with myself, like I'm living out the old "bad food, small portions" joke.

"You have any interest in these two toys?"

"No."

"They're $30 each. You sure you don't want them?"

"No."

"How bout $30 for both?"

"Okay!"


Bingo.

Picked up Skyfall and Hardhead, my Wal-Mart had a huge pile of broken-electronics Onslaught, and one Storm Cloud. Is it wrong that I'm still cranky he wasn't Tailwind?

And while I'll gladly buy another Silverbolt-mold, I can't bring myself to get another of the empirically superior Powerglide mold.

I'm weird.

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 08:34 AM

Cheap here, too. Got a $15 Hardhead the other day, then went back a few days later to see him marked down to $11. Also picked up Masterpiece Skywarp for $40, so I'm glad I went back.

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 09:55 AM

Guess I know where I am going as soon as the snow gets us out of work today. I do admit, I wanna get me some of that Red Powerglide action.

Also, local Walmart has restocked masterpiece Skywarps, a whole endcap of them for $30 finally.
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Posted 07 January 2010 - 12:23 PM

Ultras are going for $15 around here, but still no price cut on Skywarp (damnit)

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 12:58 PM

Hmm, I'm gonna have to check this out. Another Powerglide, and a first Hardhead, might be on their way.

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 01:12 PM

I'm just sad all the Hardheads were gone by the time they went on sale.

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 01:43 PM

I picked Skyfall, Hardhead and Fearswoop all at half price. Just about every Walmart exclusive EXCEPT Masterpiece Skywarp is half price.

Anyone notice that Hardhead rings up as Onslaught on the computer?

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 02:21 PM

Ugh. I'd love to get Powerglide and Hardhead, even at full price... but they never made it to Canada. icon-waspy.gif

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 02:28 PM

Yeah I saw Fearswoop for $12 at one of the nearby Wal-Marts. Still didn't think he was worth the price.

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 02:35 PM

I got Fearswoop for $11 a couple days after Christmas. He's not the best, but I do love the vehicle mode. And the fact that the battle damage on the Legends fighting a tiger-striped jet are in the form of cat scratches icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 04:01 PM

Wow last time I went to my Walmart they had a boat load of nothing on the shelves.

Is this a bulk restock?

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 05:46 PM

The Walmarts around here are flooded with their exclusives (and old ROTF Deluxes). I'm actually a little surprised this didn't come sooner.

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 09:12 PM

Anyone think they could pick me up a set iof the 3 ultras? ive never even seem them near me =[

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