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@  Nevermore : (08 August 2020 - 09:11 AM)

Is $30 a good deal for Subscription Service Breakdown?

@  Trpodeca : (08 August 2020 - 06:24 AM)

Oh dear God no. Twitter has changed it's default layout to the terrible new one. Why waste so much space on the left?

@  Steevy Maximus : (07 August 2020 - 08:28 PM)

@Bass X0, yeah, the Joe comic got REALLY solid in the upper 20s to the Cobra Civil War. It's interesting to see how well the Joe comic has aged relative to the cartoon. Where as I feel the opposite is true of Transformers

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 August 2020 - 03:58 PM)

Its so fun watching past TF Conventions.

@  Bass X0 : (07 August 2020 - 02:20 PM)

I've been reading classic 80s G.I. Joe lately. Its still decent even though I don't have any nostalgia towards it.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Think of it as Adam West Batman instead. ;)

@  wonko the sane? : (07 August 2020 - 07:49 AM)

That sounds more like the flash, or maybe booster gold than batman.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 12:27 AM)

They would get bored fighting each other and instead decide to take an epic cross-country road trip together.

@  RichardT1977 : (06 August 2020 - 08:57 PM)

What would happen if Batman were to fight Squirrel Girl?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 09:03 PM)

Unless you count the Mask vs Lobo special, but that's less a duel and more a duet.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 08:52 PM)

My favorite crossover fight was Thor vs Shazam/Captain Marvel. Early in the fight, Thor discovers that Billy Batson needs lightning to transform, and being a god of lightning he simply denies him that.

@  Sabrblade : (04 August 2020 - 08:46 PM)

Let's see a fight between Death Battle and Super Power Beat Down

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Which Lobo later claimed was because he was paid to take a dive. Yes, really.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

And then there's the times it's been decided by a fan vote, which is how we get things like Lobo (who can go toe-to-toe with Superman at full strength) losing to Wolverine.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

And then there are the "but my favorite characater will totes win because I say so" people.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I mean, there are some people who really approach this from a somewhat reasonable standpoint, coming up with a plausible scenario and a setting that creates a fair environment that doesn't favor one character.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:46 PM)

My favorite stupid "why would they even fight each other" question recently was about three versions of Optimus Prime (G1, Bayverse and Aligned).

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:45 PM)

Batman obviously can beat everyone. Even Galactus. He's Batman. He's so smart, he'll just throw a Batarang and hit the weak spot at Galactus's forehead, knocking him out instantaneously.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 August 2020 - 11:37 AM)

It's almost like all drama is just manufactured pissing contests to keep us all entertained and distracted. :p

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 August 2020 - 10:16 AM)

Or they could go White Ranger vs Scorpion route and have both win. ;P

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Besides, we all know the answer is nearly always "they fight to a standstill and then team up against a common enemy."

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:29 AM)

The best way to prove this is to give an example where the match is really lopsided in favor of one character but in popularity they're either evenly matched or the weaker one is more popular.

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:27 AM)

The "who would win in a fight" discussions are really just people trying to make "which one's better" into something you can theoretically measure objectively, usually in a very specific way they think they've predetermined their favorite will win.

@  Otaku : (04 August 2020 - 02:01 AM)

@Nevermore So... you're saying you didn't like DC Versus Marvel/Marvel Versus DC?

@  Steevy Maximus : (03 August 2020 - 06:59 PM)

So, what happened to Hasbro's Zoids relaunch? An English dub, some stuff in southeast Asia, and now a game coming in October? That it?

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Tidal wave, cause shooting water gets you nowhere.

@  Darth Gonzo : (03 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Who would win Tidal Wave or Broadside?

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:17 AM)

Btw Happy birthday to those people in the box to the right \o/

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:16 AM)

The bottom line is obvious. It makes no literal sense to fight someone on your faction. :/

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 06:14 AM)

That's because you're doing it wrong. You're supposed to just stack skills and ability against each other. It's not the palace of doom, it's an episode of american gladiators.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:32 AM)

The only obvious winners of such a fight would be the bad guys.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

And what does it even matter? They should work together, not stupidly fight each other for the mindless entertainment of idiot onlookers.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

Why would two good guys fight each other? What are they fighting over?

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:28 AM)

I never understood these "who would win in a fight between two good guys" discussions. They make no sense to me.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 04:17 PM)

If G1 had continued we'd have had Starscream back in spirit - through Krunk, Snapdragons partner and possibly Skullcruncher unless he was mute.

@  Bass X0 : (02 August 2020 - 12:28 PM)

There are some decent impersonators in fandubs though.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 August 2020 - 10:45 AM)

The only true Starscream voices are Steve Blum and Chris Latta, hands down.

@  Sabrblade : (02 August 2020 - 10:14 AM)

Why they didn't have Scott McNeil voicing that Starscream, when he was the one who had imitated Chris Latta when he voiced Cobra Commander in the DiC G.I. Joe cartoon, is beyond me.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Say what you will, that was an awesome scene.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 08:36 AM)

Beast Wars Starsream "I am AIR COMMANDER Starscream of the DECEPTICON BATTLEFLEET!"

@  Nevermore : (02 August 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I liked TF: Prime Starscream.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:36 PM)

Hearing Starscream's screechy voice in Cyberverse has to be the most annoying thing ever in Transformers. Even his G1 voice wasn't as bad. :doh

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:35 PM)

KUP!

@  Sabrblade : (01 August 2020 - 04:58 PM)

Urkel!

@  TheMightyMol... : (01 August 2020 - 03:16 PM)

Steeeeeeeeve.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (01 August 2020 - 02:57 AM)

LEEEROOOOOOOOY! jhenkenz...

@  Hg Dragon : (01 August 2020 - 01:21 AM)

Candleja-

@  Sabrblade : (31 July 2020 - 11:02 PM)

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

@  Echowarrior : (31 July 2020 - 10:18 PM)

Spongebob!

@  TheMightyMol... : (31 July 2020 - 05:13 PM)

KHAAAAAAAN


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#21 Autobot Bubbs

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 09:00 AM

QUOTE(Zek @ Feb 16 2011, 01:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Where do Minimates get sold???



Cuz I wants me some...


I'd rather see them in the Marvel Universe line...
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#22 Ashley

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 10:47 AM

I need to get some more Mechanical Chain Bases. I'm thinking a two tall by two wide set-up would be an awesome photo background for most robot toys.


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Posted 16 February 2011 - 12:54 PM

Added Low Light to my Anniversary Joe display... man is he an awesome figure!

 
 
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#24 Destron D-69

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 10:25 PM

I want that Felicia Mini-mate

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 01:32 AM

QUOTE(Autobot Bubbs @ Feb 16 2011, 09:00 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Zek @ Feb 16 2011, 01:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Where do Minimates get sold???

http://www.blogcdn.c...atesposter2.jpg

Cuz I wants me some...


I'd rather see them in the Marvel Universe line...

Me too, but I'll take any Ammy toy I can get!

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 02:19 AM


Great Scott!!

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#27 mx-01 archon

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 02:41 AM

QUOTE(Waspinator @ Feb 13 2011, 09:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Looks like they're having the parts that fold up into emblems on the Japanese one just hang off the back as arms, with the hands folded away. Not ideal, but eh, it works.


Not that you couldn't fix that little mistransformation yourself.

Edited by mx-01 archon, 17 February 2011 - 02:41 AM.


#28 AnkhChalice

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 05:17 PM

QUOTE(mx-01 archon @ Feb 17 2011, 03:41 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Waspinator @ Feb 13 2011, 09:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Looks like they're having the parts that fold up into emblems on the Japanese one just hang off the back as arms, with the hands folded away. Not ideal, but eh, it works.


Not that you couldn't fix that little mistransformation yourself.


The Samurai zords lack the that functionality. That's why they're not folded up like the Japanese version.

Edited by RoboPony, 17 February 2011 - 05:17 PM.


#29 Ashley

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 06:32 PM

Yeah, the yellow BoA zord can't fold into emblem mode.
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#30 AnkhChalice

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 06:58 PM

QUOTE(Waspinator @ Feb 17 2011, 07:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah, the yellow BoA zord can't fold into emblem mode.


Which didn't bug me until they were shown folding on Samurai.

#31 mx-01 archon

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 07:12 PM

Ah, well that sucks then.

#32 Zek

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 09:39 PM

HA! We have an all new sub-forum now!

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Posted 18 February 2011 - 02:17 PM

QUOTE(Zek @ Feb 17 2011, 06:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
HA! We have an all new sub-forum now!

No we don't! Huzzah!

But in the current, digitized world, trivial information is accumulating every second, preserved in all its triteness. Never fading, always accessible. Rumors about petty issues, misinterpretations, slander... All this junk data preserved in an unfiltered state, growing at an alarming rate. It will only slow down social progress, reduce the rate of evolution. You seem to think that our plan is one of censorship. What we propose to do is not to control content, but to create context.


#34 Zek

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Posted 18 February 2011 - 11:43 PM

Why come? What happens??

#35 Demovere Xeno

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Posted 19 February 2011 - 02:34 AM

QUOTE(Zek @ Feb 15 2011, 09:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Where do Minimates get sold???



Cuz I wants me some...

...Great, now I have another bit of plastic crack to watch out for. icon-waspy.gif

On a side-note: is there a 'proper' way of replacing the swappable limbs on these things? I... bought a set to see how they were, and they're pretty nice - I'm just worried that I'll quickly wear out the balljoints if I keep swapping the arms and legs too often. icon-op.gif

#36 Omgiamonfire

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Posted 19 February 2011 - 03:46 PM



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Posted 19 February 2011 - 04:44 PM

Where do they sell those?

I'd like to have Zero.
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#38 Omgiamonfire

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Posted 19 February 2011 - 05:40 PM

I've seen a few of them at Toys R Us.

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Posted 19 February 2011 - 05:42 PM

QUOTE(Omgiamonfire @ Feb 19 2011, 05:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I've seen a few of them at Toys R Us.


Too bad they aren't out yet, I'm going to TRU on Monday.
QUOTE(Contrary Mary @ Jul 10 2010, 09:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
boobs count as accessories.


QUOTE(Dvandom @ Oct 26 2010, 05:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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#40 Omgiamonfire

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Posted 19 February 2011 - 08:36 PM


"Whether it's directly or not, you prey on others to live. That reality never changes. And it's the same for everyone here."




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