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@  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.

@  Evac : (17 October 2017 - 04:32 PM)

I don't know why we're even bothering; there's no way in hell a GOP-controlled congress would listen to common proles like us.

@  Evac : (17 October 2017 - 04:32 PM)

Yeah, so did I.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 October 2017 - 04:19 PM)

Okay, so I just got a pop up telling me I need to call congress about the FCC killing net neutrality. Anyone else get that?

@  Dracula : (17 October 2017 - 09:45 AM)

I'd probably use a primer coat on either of them.

@  unluckiness : (17 October 2017 - 07:21 AM)

Wonder if Overboard or Crashbash would be easier to paint over. Generally dark colors are harder but then again, screaming fuschia seems like it'd be difficult to cover too.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 October 2017 - 02:46 PM)

Damn, the shoutbox won't accept those characters. I mean "open-mid back unrounded vowel" on Wikipedia.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 October 2017 - 02:46 PM)

Λ

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 October 2017 - 02:45 PM)

@Bass X0 Ha, I think some Asian accents of English, that mispronunciation would be considered standard, as those accents lack [ʌ].

@  MEDdMI : (16 October 2017 - 12:08 PM)

She's the last thing you hear before your doom.

@  Noideaforaname : (15 October 2017 - 07:34 PM)

The cat can talk?!

@  MEDdMI : (15 October 2017 - 06:30 PM)

TMM's first cat was Cookie b/c that's the first word he said when he saw her

@  Bass X0 : (15 October 2017 - 05:34 PM)

Reminds me of when my nephew was one year old and my sister got him a puppy. He couldn't say puppy properly and it sounded like poppy, so Poppy is what they called her.

@  Arazyr : (15 October 2017 - 02:36 PM)

Yeah. I thought it had some interesting informational articles too.

@  Bass X0 : (15 October 2017 - 01:59 PM)

does anyone else miss the ToyFare magazine? I just read it for the pictures and jokes rather than using it as a serious guide for buying and selling toys.

@  Arazyr : (15 October 2017 - 09:21 AM)

Uncle Bobby Peach, baby! Uncle Bobby Peach!

@  Arazyr : (15 October 2017 - 09:21 AM)

Last night, playing Mario Kart with my daughter, I misread Baby Peach as "Bobby Peach".

@  Onyxstrike : (15 October 2017 - 09:03 AM)

Yeah, I might've forgotten that the Beast is pretty much just a mindless killing machine. That's pretty much what I get for going off of the TFWiki summaries without having actually read any of it.

@  tffan01 : (15 October 2017 - 08:34 AM)

@Onyxstrike Well, to be fair, the quality of the story aside, Beast Within illustrates the fact that Dinobots are feral in nature, with what would happen if they actually lost control. That's a character flaw in a way, correct? 

@  2017 : (15 October 2017 - 08:21 AM)

Send me a PM if you need help getting to the true ending, also.

@  Strafe : (15 October 2017 - 08:15 AM)

Thinking about quirky robots occupies 30% of my brain's daily processing power. I can't remember birthdays and I never know where my phone is, but it's totally worth it.

@  2017 : (15 October 2017 - 08:03 AM)

Yay, I look forward to your dealings with quirky robots!

@  Strafe : (15 October 2017 - 08:01 AM)

Definitely, I started setting aside funds a month ago for the inevitable Black Friday digital sales in the Playstation and Xbox stores. Going to be ready this year, and that's one of the many games on my list!

@  2017 : (15 October 2017 - 07:30 AM)

Hey Strafe will you ever play Nier: Automata?

@  Onyxstrike : (15 October 2017 - 07:19 AM)

Plus, The Beast Within is overall not a very good story.

@  Onyxstrike : (15 October 2017 - 07:19 AM)

The problem is is that Victory's dreams are meant to prey on the Dinobot's character flaws. For instance, Grimlock downing every Decepticon in his path, but falling for Starscream's begging for mercy schtick, preys on his arrogence. What character flaws does The Beast Within prey on? Nothing. The entire premise of the book was to please the many fans who posed the many hypothetical "What if the Dinobots combined?" scenarios way back when, with a gratuitous death count to boot.

@  Bass X0 : (15 October 2017 - 05:51 AM)

What's wrong with wanting it to be a canon dream sequence?

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 October 2017 - 01:14 PM)

go home bass you are drunk

@  Bass X0 : (14 October 2017 - 12:15 PM)

My fanon is that The Beast Within is a follow up the Marvel UK annual story Victory. In Victory, the Dinobots are trapped within a dream world, unable to wake up - each one having dreams, ending in the Dinobots having another dream then waking up in a comic issue. My fanon is that The Beast Within is their final dream that finally pushes them into waking up.

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 October 2017 - 10:25 AM)

As long as that means The Beast Within is still non-canon, I'm fine with it.

@  Locoman : (14 October 2017 - 09:29 AM)

When everything is canon, nothing is.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 October 2017 - 09:25 AM)

The TF multiverse is an arbitrary concept. Whatever an author thinks, goes.

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 October 2017 - 05:59 AM)

Trypticon vs Deathsaurer. Make it happen!

@  tffan01 : (14 October 2017 - 05:31 AM)

Going by AVP, is Spider-Man and Zoids comic canon to the TF multiverse???

@  D Immortalis : (14 October 2017 - 12:37 AM)

stop that! we shall never speak of the "Embarassment", 'lest we be punished with more like it! =]

@  Pennpenn : (13 October 2017 - 08:23 PM)

Would the mutant heads have been on the headmasters or on the bodies (sort of like TR Galvatron's "helmet")?

@  Shrug : (13 October 2017 - 08:05 PM)

Alternate reality: Beast Wars mutant heads really took off. Nearly every Transformers since '96 has featured them. The big complaint against the line-wide gimmick in TR isn't being headmasters, it's the lack of mutant heads.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (13 October 2017 - 07:03 PM)

Car TF molds get made all the time; bat TF molds don't. I feel like that justifies making a new Convobat from a mold configured highly unlike the original.

@  Bass X0 : (13 October 2017 - 05:56 PM)

and yet Mindwipe is good enough to use as Convobat.

@  Shrug : (13 October 2017 - 03:19 PM)

I'm okay with that.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (13 October 2017 - 03:07 PM)

Takara seems to have decided that the TR Chromedome mold is unsuitable for anyone else besides Chromedome.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (13 October 2017 - 03:07 PM)

*shrug* No 21st century (Macromaster) Nightbeat toy seems to have satisfied a decent number of people, from what I understand.

@  Locoman : (13 October 2017 - 02:57 PM)

You could probably finagle a pretty good Nightbeat body from TR Chromedome, or even a heavy retool of Cogman.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (13 October 2017 - 02:44 PM)

Nightbeat in particular. Hasbro seems to love him.

@  Shrug : (13 October 2017 - 12:21 PM)

Yeah, they seem to be exploring every possible avenue of G1 now.


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#41 mx-01 archon

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 03:22 AM

I guess we'll have to wait for Meister to give the definitive word on it, but I just answered that question...

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 03:45 AM

I like that he has Energon Starscream's colors. But the diving helmet is meh to me.

DAT MINICON, though.

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 04:47 AM

Wow, I actually like this guy.
Looks great. This might be the first PCC I get.
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Posted 14 January 2011 - 05:51 AM

Sweet looking in both modes.

But guys... Big Daddy? What TF fans are you if you don't think of Octopunch the first moment you saw that helmet? I know I did... icon-hotrod.gif

Granted, it doesn't look very "Octopunchy" on this body, but that's what I like in PCCs... I can always cut off/remove the pegs, repaint/repurpose the toy into someone on my CHUGHTLU shelf, and still end up with an extra head I can use for another kitbash! Hope Hasbro does a nice Crab-former I can put this head on soon...

As for Undertow himself - I'll most likely wait for a repaint and hope it is in G2 Manta Ray colors, before I start the repaint myself.

Waterlog is nice in both modes, but the gun mode... would have looked better if he had the peg on his belly. This way, I cannot un-see that Undertow is holding a gun with a protesting Mini-Con lying on his back strapped to it. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 07:01 AM

I was excited about this guy anyway, but the diving helmet just pushed it all the way up to 11. Well done, Hasbro. Well done.

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 07:44 AM

QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Jan 14 2011, 04:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
But guys... Big Daddy? What TF fans are you if you don't think of Octopunch the first moment you saw that helmet? I know I did... icon-hotrod.gif

Play more Bioshock. icon-waspy.gif

#47 Echowarrior

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 07:46 AM

QUOTE(Database @ Jan 13 2011, 09:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
While everyone else is hoping for Octopunch, I'm hoping for Manta Ray since they usually get repainted into the opposite faction, and we already got his 'partner' Leadfoot.


That'd be cool too.
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#48 Wing

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 08:44 AM

From here: http://ameblo.jp/hin...age-3.html#main



Arms are backwards, as is the pelvis, but there is a diver-head robot mode possible. icon-hotrod.gif

#49 ▲ndrusi

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 08:49 AM

He is amazing and I require him. Also, nice wings there on Waterlog. They really add to his modes.

QUOTE(Wingus @ Jan 14 2011, 07:44 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Jan 14 2011, 04:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
But guys... Big Daddy? What TF fans are you if you don't think of Octopunch the first moment you saw that helmet? I know I did... icon-hotrod.gif

Play more Bioshock. icon-waspy.gif

Yeah, BBS, don't you know you should instantly understand every video game reference that happens to consist of a name that also belongs to a well-recognized Transformer? Geez, man!

Edited by ▲ndrusi, 14 January 2011 - 08:50 AM.


QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Jun 24 2012, 01:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
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You're talking to ▲ndrusi. Assume everything that he posts is snark.

#50 Defunct

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 08:54 AM

I heart the combiner head so hard. Hasbro really seems to be getting in to the swing of the PCCs and starting to get some creativity in there.
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#51 Powered Convoy

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 08:59 AM

This figure looks pretty cool to me!

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 09:01 AM

Can Hasbro please make the Autobot redeco be called Manta Ray, so he can hang out with his friend Leadfoot?

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 10:10 AM

"Kill him, Mr. B! Kill him!"

This guy was an already buy for me, now he'll probably be my favorite toy this year just for the diving helmet.

Edited by Gunrage, 14 January 2011 - 10:13 AM.


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Posted 14 January 2011 - 10:35 AM

That diving helmet is effing awesome, even more so than Skyhammer's flight helmet.

The Autobots need at least one more new Commander mould as well.
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Posted 14 January 2011 - 11:06 AM

He's a Big Daddy. Urge to buy...rising.

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 11:18 AM

For the Big Daddy diving helmet and the unintentional Octopunch reference, this is a must buy.

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 11:43 AM

QUOTE(Wingus @ Jan 14 2011, 01:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And is it possible to use the dive helmet as the normal head?


OK. I tried and this is the result.


The forearms, crotch and thighs are facing the wrong way, but it is a passable robot mode.
You can further reposition the forearms as you like.
With the gattling guns at the sides,

Or with the guns at the back.



Not perfect, I know, but it's not something a big-ass trident can't fix. icon-hotrod.gif




And voila! We have our CHUG Octopunch right here!



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Posted 14 January 2011 - 11:45 AM

Yeah, But can he shoot god in the face?

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 11:52 AM

QUOTE(Database @ Jan 15 2011, 12:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah, But can he shoot god in the face?


With those golden gattling guns, he is sure gonna try! icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 12:14 PM

I really hope PCC gets to continue in some fashion later. It feels like they are just hitting their stride. I also wish (that while the "belong anywhere" concept is admirable) that there was a bit of fiction.

I can't unimagine this guy as Nemesis Seaspray. A competent sniper that nevertheless sounds like he's constantly gargling water.