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@  Robowang : (21 February 2017 - 10:39 AM)

Snackajawea - REAL Native American food prepackaged for your snacking pleasure!

@  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?


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#1 Walky

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 03:51 PM

http://twitter.com/#!/BotCon/status/30005120095756289

Just realized SO many stories and/or TF continuities (as a whole) were told in installments/seasons of 3... Well, get ready for Season 3.5!

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 03:52 PM

From their twitter feed a few moments ago:

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 03:53 PM

Just got a Twitter message from BotCon.

"Just realized SO many stories and/or TF continuities (as a whole) were told in installments/season of 3... Well, get ready for Season 3.5!"

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 03:54 PM

Soo, headmasters if it's G1?

What if it is Animated? OOOOOOH PLEASE LET IT BE ANIMATED!

Edited by Nanite, 25 January 2011 - 03:56 PM.

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 03:57 PM

So many implies more than one.

Generation One, technically.

The Japanese series (Headmasters, Masterforce, Victory).

The Unicron Trilogy was told in three.

Yes, Animated.

But you know? The Joecon hints always point to something OBVIOUS that it turns out not to be, but still applies to something less obvious.
So I'm going to say this is the case here too, and might not be Animated after all.

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


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Posted 25 January 2011 - 03:57 PM

No, Rebirth was Season 4.

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 03:57 PM

I'm thinking Animated.

Head Masters was Season 4.


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Posted 25 January 2011 - 03:58 PM

QUOTE(ExVee @ Jan 25 2011, 03:57 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No, Rebirth was Season 4.

Hence "technically", since a tiny multi-parter does not really a season make.

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


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Posted 25 January 2011 - 03:58 PM

QUOTE(Nanite @ Jan 25 2011, 03:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Soo, headmasters if it's G1?

What if it is Animated? OOOOOOH PLEASE LET IT BE ANIMATED!


Really, it could be most anything. G1, BW, UT (If you count each series as a season), Animated.

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 03:59 PM

I'm thinking Beast Wars Season 3.5. (It's not Season 4 because Season 4 is Beast Machines.)

And "Megatron Conquers Cybertron" could be fun.

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 04:00 PM

Well, if it's Animated, I'll be saving some money this year!

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 04:02 PM

QUOTE(awa64 @ Jan 25 2011, 03:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm thinking Beast Wars Season 3.5. (It's not Season 4 because Season 4 is Beast Machines.)

And "Megatron Conquers Cybertron" could be fun.

What molds would still be in viable working condition from Beast Wars or Beast Machines?

To me it's gotta be Animated considering what figures are available to them, and it's probably the one year they can still get enough interest in an Animated set before people completely move on to something else (due to the show and style being dropped from any new merch).

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 04:04 PM

Yeah, exactly. This is the last viable shot for Animated, so my money is on that. Derrick Wyatt worked with them on Cheetor, so the relationship's already there.

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 04:09 PM

They used most of Universe and Classics, a lot of ROTF (if not all) and all of Movie 1 is off the table, RTS and Generations are too new. Energon and Cybertron still have some molds, but I don't think the ones they have left are ones they're likely to want to visit.

Anything else is probably too old to go back to. So Animated is the only logical choice at this point. And as I (and Daytonus mentioned) if they're going to use them, now is the best (and probably only) time to do so.

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 04:11 PM

If the rumors of what the toys will be (more Classics and Animated) are to be believed, perhaps we can expect a comic containing vignettes of several different continuities and a mix of toys accordingly.

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 04:21 PM

QUOTE(awa64 @ Jan 25 2011, 02:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm thinking Beast Wars Season 3.5. (It's not Season 4 because Season 4 is Beast Machines.)

And "Megatron Conquers Cybertron" could be fun.


This makes sense.

Why would they call a UT or Animated continuation "season 3.5" instead of "season 4"? Besides, last we were told, they didn't have access to the Animated universe, only the toys.

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 04:22 PM

I would bet on the mix as well. Since then they don't have to exclude one fan group over another.

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 04:22 PM

If it is Animated I wonder how many people will request they do Wingblade Optimus, Hydrodive Bumblebee, and Blackout even though TakaraTomy released them at cheaper prices than the BotCon figures would likely cost?

If it is Animated, I hope BotCon doesn't do anything that TakaraTomy did but Hasbro didn't.

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 04:25 PM

So the story is in the same continuity as Generation 2 Redux, but set in the events in space with Optimus and Galvatron?

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 04:32 PM

QUOTE(Spectre @ Jan 25 2011, 09:00 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well, if it's Animated, I'll be saving some money this year!


Yeah. I'm going to get Cheetor because i'm a Beast Whore, but if the rest of the box set is Animated.....*looks at his box of Animated toys that has gone untouched for almost a year*

Not that I have anything in particular against Animated. I'll buy them at retail, but Botcon Exclusive prices? Probably not.

That said, i'm actually against the idea of a mixed Classics/Animated set. At that point you're trying to be all things to all fans, and I think singularity of focus and theme cohesion is better than a hodgepodge mishmash. Judging from past box set sales, most fans seem to feel this way also (2005 and, yes, 2010 have both suffered, while 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 have done mostly quite well, with the latter being somewhat on the iffy side. Yes, before anyone jumps in to correct me, I know this probably isn't the only reason that those two years didn't perform as well, but i'm pretty sure it was one of the major factors).

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