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@  TheMightyMol... : (17 November 2017 - 05:21 PM)

Just don't try to plug yourself into an outlet. It won't end well.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2017 - 04:57 PM)

Trying to stay awake at work or school is a lot like using your controller when it's on low battery

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 10:31 AM)

If you're used to doing it with tabs, that makes sense. It doesn't feel weird for me.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 10:28 AM)

Also, it just feels weird if switching between webpages uses the same actions as switching between programs.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 10:21 AM)

I switch between different things on the browser and click on various plugins and stuff far more often than switching from program to program.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 10:19 AM)

Yeah I'm mostly just venting from frustration rather than trying to convince anyone, though @NotVeryNightly I will point out that the windows for the other programs I'm running are at the bottom of the screen as well.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 10:09 AM)

Tabs are on the top, near the address bar, browser tools, plugins and whatnot so the cursor will be there frequently anyway. Switching windows would require going down the screen.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 10:03 AM)

I mean, you do you. No bigs. You've just got a fairly unique stance that surprised me.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 09:54 AM)

I haven't seen words on the bottom bar of the screen since XP.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:13 AM)

All of which is put on the point that I don't care if people want to use tabs, I just want the option to not have them present for me on my browser.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:12 AM)

@Shrug- A quick glance at the bottom of the screen shows me what is open and where. Load times are basically so trivial that the load indicator on a tab is something I didn't notice until you mentioned it. The "which instance is playing noise" is a fair point but has basically only really been approaching meaningful for me maybe twice in all the time tabs have existed.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:07 AM)

@NotveryKnightly- I have never encountered a situation where that is true, especially given that tabs are on the other side of the screen to the other things I'm switching through.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:06 AM)

@ Nevermore- The windows at the bottom have the names of the websites on them, presuming you don't collapse them.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 08:08 AM)

Geez, this is reminding me of the awful pre-tab days.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 08:07 AM)

I can look at the tab to see if it hasn't finished loading yet. Now you can see which tab is playing sound, so no need to hunt through windows to find a video ad that started playing.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 08:07 AM)

And a quick glance lets me know whats open and where. No clicking multiple windows hunting for something. No waiting for some window preview to pop up (which wasn't available when tabs first started.)

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 06:03 AM)

Switching between tabs is way quicker than between windows.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:09 AM)

It's like having a clear structore with sub-directores, instead of just having all files on your computer stored in one giant directory.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:08 AM)

This way, I can switch between windows and then select the tab, instead of always trying to remember which window is for which website.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:07 AM)

I find one browser window with multiple tabs a lot easier to handle alongside other windows than multiple browser windows alongside other windows.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:06 AM)

I find multiple tabs a lot more comfortable than multiple windows.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:06 AM)

erm... no?

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 03:26 AM)

On mobile devices and whatever I understand why tabs would be a thing, but on a full desktop browser it's just- "Hey, here's a thing that's kind of like opening a new window, but objectively worse in every practical way"

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 November 2017 - 01:41 AM)

Someone remind me again: which versions of the CW Hot Spot mold did not suffer from bad hip ratcheting?

@  BlackMax : (16 November 2017 - 06:33 PM)

Holy crap I just pushed the F11 key for the first time on a keyboard since about 1994.

@  Shrug : (16 November 2017 - 01:11 PM)

tabs being wretched bs is definitely an opinion I've never seen before

@  RC85747 : (16 November 2017 - 08:25 AM)

Vivaldi lets you hide the tab bar

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2017 - 07:45 AM)

Yeah but that gets rid of everything else as well.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 November 2017 - 07:33 AM)

Hit F11 Pennpenn

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2017 - 04:15 AM)

I get that people like tabs. Fine. Whatever. I just detest the fact that most current browsers don't let you have the option of just hiding the bar away so I don't have to even think about the wretched bullshit things.

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2017 - 04:06 AM)

Does anyone know of a browser that doesn't force tabs on you? Just... any sodding browser that doesn't have tabs.

@  Telly : (16 November 2017 - 01:59 AM)

being mostly wrong is better than being TOTALLY wrong!

@  BlackMax : (15 November 2017 - 09:26 PM)

ALL HAIL THE BLESSED OCTOBUTT.

@  Strafe : (15 November 2017 - 08:24 PM)

I really hope so. All of my high school drawings and notes (Hand-written notes! God, I'm old.) from girls are in a chest in the attic of my parents house. I'll check when I visit!

@  MEDdMI : (15 November 2017 - 06:39 PM)

Do you still have those drawings?

@  BlackMax : (15 November 2017 - 06:31 PM)

I think lesbian ninjas is just an unmitigated good idea. *shrug*

@  Devcon : (15 November 2017 - 05:56 PM)

well, that and Balloon Doggies, Mr secretary

@  Strafe : (15 November 2017 - 04:12 PM)

It's my crowning Allspark achievement! You're welcome.

@  Strafe : (15 November 2017 - 04:05 PM)

"Someone" being me. No mystery to it, I used to draw a lot during class when I was in high school. I came up with lesbian ninjas, which were a specialized team of assassins with amazing hair and impeccable style. I scanned some of my drawings and mentioned them a few times on the ezboard 17 years ago, and people seemed to like the idea.

@  Copper Bezel : (15 November 2017 - 01:05 PM)

Thanks in any case!

@  Copper Bezel : (15 November 2017 - 01:05 PM)

Oh, wow. That is ages ago. 

@  Telly : (15 November 2017 - 01:03 PM)

ages ago meaning when the spark was still on ezboard

@  Telly : (15 November 2017 - 01:02 PM)

i think maybe it was part of a title of a movie someone posted ages ago and the "lesbian ninja" part stood out and people just latched on to it. please note this is possibly totally and completely wrong cause my memory is terrible anymore

@  Copper Bezel : (15 November 2017 - 12:11 PM)

I don't think it's a fandom thing, I think it's an Allspark thing. Or that's been my perception. Mayhem has some lesbian ninja regulars now but I think the reference is much older. = ] 

@  Robowang : (15 November 2017 - 11:02 AM)

Who knows. I always thought it was stupid.

@  RichardT1977 : (15 November 2017 - 10:31 AM)

What is this fandom's deal with lesbian ninjas? Is it some fantheory about Nightbird or something?

@  OrionPax44 : (15 November 2017 - 08:26 AM)

Huh my phone didn't even alert me for some reason. Guess it only does on the Mayhem Discord Hangouts??

@  BlackMax : (14 November 2017 - 09:41 PM)

Telly, you are FIRED as my PR agent. :D

@  Telly : (14 November 2017 - 09:05 PM)

you all dont know what you missed. there was fun. there were games. lesbian ninjas. tang and even a couple human sacrifices.

@  Telly : (14 November 2017 - 06:54 PM)

a total 3 people are there right now. come on folks! talk to us!


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#1 (Deactivated) mignash

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Posted 13 June 2010 - 05:41 PM

Made by the same guys who made the WST G2 Optimus Prime, and the WST Music Label trailer, we are going to be getting a WST Ultra Magnus trailer.These guys also make a bootleg Magnus cab, so don't worry if you don't have a real one. From the size of the cab, I'd guess it to stand about 4 inches tall, about the size of a Legends toy. Here are pictures of the prototype:

I picked up the G2 Optimus with trailer, roller, extending arm and stickers from this guy last month for under $7!



I still need the WST Music Label one:


Edited by mignash, 27 July 2012 - 08:41 PM.


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Posted 13 June 2010 - 05:59 PM

Call me back when they do it for Masterpiece. ;D

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Posted 13 June 2010 - 06:05 PM

It would be neat if they can just take that mold and multiply the size by about 5 or 6 for Masterpiece. Still, this will make an excellent Legends G1 Ultra Magnus.

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Posted 13 June 2010 - 06:07 PM

... Is that a fake tiny iPod to go with the Music Label trailer?
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Posted 13 June 2010 - 06:10 PM

Yes, just like there is a fake tiny soundbox on G2 Optimus Prime.

I wonder if they will make a fake Pepsi Prime some day?

Edited by mignash, 13 June 2010 - 06:13 PM.


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Posted 13 June 2010 - 06:19 PM

QUOTE(mignash @ Jun 13 2010, 06:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes, just like there is a fake tiny soundbox on G2 Optimus Prime.

I wonder if they will make a fake Pepsi Prime some day?

With fake tiny cans of Pepsi?

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Posted 13 June 2010 - 06:41 PM

QUOTE(mignash @ Jun 13 2010, 05:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I picked up the G2 Optimus with trailer, roller, extending arm and stickers from this guy last month for under $7!

For that price, I guess Ultra Magnus will be affordable. (that G2 trailer is sweet.) how much was shipping?
It's good that we'll finally have a WSTF Ultra Magnus that's actually obtainable unlike the previously existing one.

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Posted 13 June 2010 - 06:45 PM

QUOTE(mignash @ Jun 13 2010, 07:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It would be neat if they can just take that mold and multiply the size by about 5 or 6 for Masterpiece. Still, this will make an excellent Legends G1 Ultra Magnus.


Uhm... Even if they could make this mold to hold Masterpiece UM, it really wouldn't be all that great. First, Masterpiece UM's bulk wouldn't likely be supported a super sized version of the original mold. Plus, it really wouldn't be a Masterpiece level product anymore.

Now if this (or something like it) would be much better in my book.

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Posted 13 June 2010 - 06:51 PM

Smallest Magnus trailer? Count me in. icon-hotrod.gif I missed the one(s) somebody had at BotCon 2005. I appreciate the detail to the normal sized one, but those are some teeeeeeny fists.

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Posted 13 June 2010 - 07:25 PM

QUOTE(Chaotic Descent @ Jun 13 2010, 07:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(mignash @ Jun 13 2010, 05:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I picked up the G2 Optimus with trailer, roller, extending arm and stickers from this guy last month for under $7!

For that price, I guess Ultra Magnus will be affordable. (that G2 trailer is sweet.) how much was shipping?
It's good that we'll finally have a WSTF Ultra Magnus that's actually obtainable unlike the previously existing one.


I paid $19 for 3 different KO WST products together (G2 Starscream, G2 Ramjet and G2 Optimus), shipping incluced. So I did the math and figured Optimus to be under $7.

http://cgi.ebay.com/...em=320530677802

When he makes a new mold, it usually costs more, then as they sell, he lowers to cost to what the market bares, and then makes a redeco and sells it for more, again slowly dropping over the months. I hope we get a shining Magnus and a Diaclone Magnus from this.

Edited by mignash, 13 June 2010 - 07:29 PM.


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Posted 14 June 2010 - 08:23 AM

Every one of these is amazing. And lucky me, guess which Smallest TF I ended up with two of?

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Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
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Posted 19 June 2010 - 04:10 PM

So far this guy has sold 4 or 5 unpainted prototypes from his ebay stores. So I guess it's coming along. I might have to pick up the ipod one before this comes out though so I have one of each trailer.

He does have a Pepsi Prime one, but it's just the G1 trailer with a Pepsi sticker, not the different Pepsi bottle holding trailer.

Edited by mignash, 19 June 2010 - 04:11 PM.


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Posted 19 June 2010 - 04:30 PM

QUOTE(Smitty @ Jun 13 2010, 08:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(mignash @ Jun 13 2010, 06:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes, just like there is a fake tiny soundbox on G2 Optimus Prime.

I wonder if they will make a fake Pepsi Prime some day?

With fake tiny cans of Pepsi?



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Posted 19 June 2010 - 05:17 PM

Silence your tongue heathen.

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Posted 19 June 2010 - 06:32 PM

QUOTE(Nutjob R/T @ Jun 19 2010, 03:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Smitty @ Jun 13 2010, 08:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(mignash @ Jun 13 2010, 06:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes, just like there is a fake tiny soundbox on G2 Optimus Prime.

I wonder if they will make a fake Pepsi Prime some day?

With fake tiny cans of Pepsi?



Coke?

Make it an RC and I'm sold.


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Posted 19 June 2010 - 09:01 PM

RC Cola is reserved for female Transformers.

Give KO Optimus Faygo or Towne Club.

Edited by mignash, 19 June 2010 - 09:01 PM.


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Posted 20 June 2010 - 12:42 PM

I'm sold.
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Posted 20 June 2010 - 12:58 PM

Laws yes, M-O-O-N that spells AWESOME! I just recently bought the WST G2 Prime trailer along with WST G2 Ramjet and Starscream for 18$ shipped and I cannot praise these enough. Looking forward to this!
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Posted 07 July 2010 - 05:17 AM

Here is the first colored version of the mold. An all black version, as Powered Convoy Black. Weird choice for the first toy.




Edited by mignash, 07 July 2010 - 05:18 AM.


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Posted 07 July 2010 - 08:54 AM

Its annoying that this the first color choice, but...I'm just glad that we're getting a proper WST Ultra Magnus. I don't know if any of the rest have you done this just for kicks but try setting up your WST with your normal City Bots. The scale is so cool.