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@  Pennpenn : (19 February 2017 - 04:03 AM)

Oh wait, figured it out. Doi...

@  Pennpenn : (19 February 2017 - 04:02 AM)

I'm kinda disappointed how they messed up Legion Bisk's hands so that his front wheels can't roll.

@  RichardT1977 : (19 February 2017 - 12:45 AM)

One of the Walmarts near me has some pegs full of Wave 1 TR deluxes.

@  Paladin : (18 February 2017 - 09:39 PM)

https://twitter.com/autobase_aichi/status/833142409005391872 ....is that an MP DINOBOT teaser?!?!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 February 2017 - 09:35 PM)

Yeah, never seen a Titans Return Hot Rod

@  LBD "Nyt... : (18 February 2017 - 08:58 PM)

Or Hot Rod. D=

@  LBD "Nyt... : (18 February 2017 - 08:58 PM)

Wow, seriously? I don't think I've even seen him here. =(

@  Msol : (18 February 2017 - 07:50 PM)

Yeah Mindwipe shelfwarmed like crazy in Vancouver.

@  Steevy Maximus : (18 February 2017 - 07:36 PM)

My Walmart still has a Rattrap floating around. My frustration is I've seen Hot Rod and Doublecross, but still haven't seen a Highbrow

@  ShadowMan024 : (18 February 2017 - 07:02 PM)

I still haven't seen any Wave 3 Deluxes aside from the Triggerhappy I got off eBay.

@  Pennpenn : (18 February 2017 - 06:54 PM)

Fairly sure the Target near my work still has a CW Wheeljack hanging around the Wave 3 TR deluxes. Just wish we'd gotten Wave 2 deluxes...

@  ShadowMan024 : (18 February 2017 - 06:53 PM)

CW deluxes from the later waves clogged the shelves real bad.

@  ShadowMan024 : (18 February 2017 - 06:52 PM)

Correction: TR deluxes don't shelfwarm.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 February 2017 - 06:47 PM)

Generations deluxes don't shelfwarm.

@  Msol : (18 February 2017 - 06:30 PM)

Hm, interesting. Some of the pegs seem to have the correct names when they've been shelfwarming for a while. So like Mindwipe would be on a peg labelled MINDWIPE next to WOLFWIRE, etc.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 February 2017 - 06:30 PM)

It would make less sense to track individual figures when they're ordered by the assortment anyway.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 February 2017 - 03:02 PM)

Nope. walmart tends to scan the first UPC of the assortment, then use it for the entire assortment. Actually tracking data makes to much sense.

@  Msol : (18 February 2017 - 02:37 PM)

So hey I bought Triggerhappy from Walmart a few days ago and just notice the receipt said TRIGGERHAPPY on it. Not the assortment name or whatever. Are they using this info to better track character sales or something?

@  unluckiness : (18 February 2017 - 07:13 AM)

I think there was a premonition panel in the Devil's Due TF vs JOEs

@  Bass X0 : (18 February 2017 - 05:28 AM)

When an app asks me to give a review or a rating, I decline, but I always look at other people's reviews before I get an app.

@  Sockie : (17 February 2017 - 10:07 PM)

TF vs G.I. Joe counts more than anything else.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (17 February 2017 - 08:52 PM)

Does that even count?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (17 February 2017 - 08:52 PM)

OH, that one.

@  Pennpenn : (17 February 2017 - 08:39 PM)

The most recent one, I think? I don't think Fort Max or Trypticon even appear in the earlier ones.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (17 February 2017 - 08:37 PM)

Which one was that?

@  unitremover : (17 February 2017 - 07:16 PM)

They did in the Scioli TF vs GI Joe

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 February 2017 - 05:37 PM)

Have Fortress Maximus and Trypticon ever fought each other before Titans Return?

@  Dekafox : (17 February 2017 - 05:20 PM)

Smart Brain? He's trying to take over the world through weaponized electronic accessories?

@  Msol : (17 February 2017 - 05:16 PM)

Reminds me of Smart Robin in a good way.

@  Msol : (17 February 2017 - 05:16 PM)

Oh man Triggerhappy is awesome.

@  Rycochet : (17 February 2017 - 11:30 AM)

I'm afraid to imagine what was done to it to turn it into bubble tea.

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 11:04 AM)

You must have been feeding it. That's when it turns from sweet tea to bitter mutated chaotic tea.

@  Rycochet : (17 February 2017 - 11:00 AM)

I didn't know Tea could do that, I thought it just turned into a disgusting drink.

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 10:59 AM)

They also multiply when they get wet. Don't feed them after midnight, either.

@  Rycochet : (17 February 2017 - 10:58 AM)

Don't get them wet otherwise you'll end up with a case of brownbelly.

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 10:56 AM)

What about t-shirts made out of tea bags?

@  Rycochet : (17 February 2017 - 10:55 AM)

No, no, it's teens who need putting in airtight containers, tea you can leave anywhere.

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 10:53 AM)

Tea is best stored in airtight containers, not china.

@  Rycochet : (17 February 2017 - 10:24 AM)

I thought all the tea was in china.

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 09:23 AM)

GAH *can't edit on mobile*

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 09:23 AM)

*in Japanese, the "t" is fhere

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 09:22 AM)

Well, if you pronounce "tsunami"

@  Noideaforaname : (17 February 2017 - 09:17 AM)

PPPPPPPPterodactyl douBBBBBBts TTTTTTTsunami

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 09:12 AM)

omelete du fromageeeeeeeeee

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 February 2017 - 09:12 AM)

This whole thing is a farceeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 09:06 AM)

I defy your linguistics

@  Robowang : (17 February 2017 - 09:01 AM)

It was either spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaace or spaceyyyy

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 08:57 AM)

say it with a hisssss of airrrrrrr

@  RichardT1977 : (17 February 2017 - 08:53 AM)

What effect does extending a silent letter represent in pronouncing a word?

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 08:45 AM)

GO INTO SPACEEEEE


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#1 Boomhauer

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 06:22 PM




How can so many people like a show about cartoon robots so much!?

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 06:23 PM

I'm only greasy because I'm eating pizza.

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 07:01 PM

wow can't even get new stuff for their own show....
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Posted 29 November 2010 - 07:50 PM

I don't think I've ever seen a well-dressed person in a BotCon photo or video.

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 07:55 PM

Couldn't make it very far into that video... Hubworld seems, irritating.

Edited by Nanite, 29 November 2010 - 07:56 PM.

On them twitters

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 08:21 PM

That one woman named her sons...Wolf and Draco?
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Posted 29 November 2010 - 08:22 PM

the "Taste of BotCon" videos on the Rhino DVD sets basically cemented my decision to never attent a BotCon so long as I live.

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 08:29 PM

QUOTE(With NEW hat! @ Nov 29 2010, 07:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't think I've ever seen a well-dressed person in a BotCon photo or video.

That settles it then. When I finally go to a Botcon, and I will, I'll wear a 3-piece suit and tie.

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 08:29 PM

You might as well say, "any large convention, ever." BotCon is tame. Trust me on this.

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 08:37 PM

QUOTE(DrSpengler @ Nov 29 2010, 09:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
the "Taste of BotCon" videos on the Rhino DVD sets basically cemented my decision to never attent a BotCon so long as I live.


Yeah, that's unfair. Just go and revel in it. You gotta just embrace it. Its the best way.

Or be drunk. That's also a win/win situation.

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 08:48 PM

QUOTE(NICKSTART @ Nov 29 2010, 08:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Or be drunk. That's also a win/win situation.


Apparently, being drunk at BotCon is the quickest way to getting a job at IDW.

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 08:48 PM

QUOTE(DrSpengler @ Nov 29 2010, 08:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
the "Taste of BotCon" videos on the Rhino DVD sets basically cemented my decision to never attent a BotCon so long as I live.

Wow, way to be open minded. icon-waspy.gif

I will admit that video clips don't make it look appealing, but it's nothing like what you see, but so much more.

Edited by Powered Convoy, 29 November 2010 - 08:50 PM.



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Posted 29 November 2010 - 08:52 PM

There's always a good mix of people at Botcon, from people that most would consider well above average who have good hygiene, to many that you wonder if they ever leave the house. The key is to get a good group of people to come and enjoy the convention with you, and see the people watching aspect as nothing more than a fun diversion for the weekend.

I'm not sure what "well dressed" really means anyway. It's mostly a jeans and t-shirt kind of event, with a slightly dressier side in the semi-formal dinner on Saturday night.
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Posted 29 November 2010 - 09:01 PM

Exactly. Its a con, a place to let your geek flag fly. Most people are gonna wear jeans/jean-shorts, and themed t-shirts.

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 09:05 PM

Yes without these types of conventions/events I would have never met good people like Jeremy, Yertle, Spectre, Upsilon, The Muse, Skunkobot, Galenraff, NightViper, Onyx Minor, lonegamer8, Devcon, Daytonus, and Cheetimus Primal in person.

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 09:18 PM

QUOTE(J Gargoyle220 @ Nov 29 2010, 08:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The key is to get a good group of people to come and enjoy the convention with you, and see the people watching aspect as nothing more than a fun diversion for the weekend.


So I guess you would say that the first rule of being a BotCon attendee is "Stick Together"? icon-waspy.gif

I can only imagine that those videos aren't exactly focusing on the 'normal' people there, as they would be pretty boring. I mean, which would you find more amazing/shocking? A bunch of greasy out-of-their-heads nerds and people in silly costumes or a bunch of clean cut, washed people in t-shirts and jeans sitting and listening to some other equally clean-looking person talk for half an hour about the upcoming figures and comics?

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 09:34 PM

I would like to see every allspark member at botcon suited up for these docos next year icon-waspy.gif

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 10:14 PM

QUOTE(^o^CORVUS^o^ @ Nov 29 2010, 08:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Exactly. Its a con, a place to let your geek flag fly. Most people are gonna wear jeans/jean-shorts, and themed t-shirts.


I don't personally care for themed t-shirts, but Annoying Host Guy pulls it off a decent outfit with one. There are options besides suits and ill-fitting shirts and jeans! (All denim shorts are to be thrown in a fire to appease our Predacon overlords.)

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 10:24 PM

I tend to wear slacks... well, okay, I ALWAYS wear slacks, never been a fan of jeans... and a simple collared shirt. Nothing fancy, but nothing ratty. The dinner, I'll break out a silk shirt, and probably a tie next year Just Because.

The ratty clothes are for the drive to BC. I really could not give a crap less about my appearance in the middle of a day-long car trip in summer.


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Posted 29 November 2010 - 10:31 PM

QUOTE(Dante @ Nov 29 2010, 07:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You might as well say, "any large convention, ever." BotCon is tame. Trust me on this.


Heck, I've been to job fairs where people insisted upon dressing as tacky as possible; jive like that just doesn't bother me any more.

I recall one time in which a girl insisted upon wearing what could only be charitably described as "skank wear." When she squatted down in order to fill out an application, she ended up flashing her butt (tramp stamp and all) to no less than three sets of recruiters.

Of course, that was the same job fair in which we had a recruiter in tie-die...
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