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@  Black Hat : (21 February 2017 - 04:05 PM)

(I haven't read IDW at all please don't sue me)

@  Black Hat : (21 February 2017 - 04:04 PM)

Tyrest? He was chief justice, even :p

@  Bass X0 : (21 February 2017 - 03:24 PM)

I kinda want an Autobot to have the function of "Social Justice Warrior".

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 February 2017 - 12:20 PM)

Even we have limits.

@  Robowang : (21 February 2017 - 12:18 PM)

Good. But let's agree not to do one for Tecumseh.

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 February 2017 - 12:12 PM)

Shitting Bull.

@  Robowang : (21 February 2017 - 11:54 AM)

or spending a lot of time taking a Squatto?

@  Robowang : (21 February 2017 - 11:49 AM)

nice

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 February 2017 - 11:42 AM)

Just hope it's clean or you'll be meeting Pukeahontas.

@  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*


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#401 Fulcrum

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 02:04 AM

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So THAT'S how Dinobot won! icon-blitz.gif

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 02:06 AM

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So THAT'S how Dinobot won! icon-blitz.gif

Nope.


As Walky said at the time, voting any other way than the honorable way (ie once per day) would have gone against Dinobot's very principles.

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.

 


#403 Hydra

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 02:33 AM

Sorry, I like voting for the underdog.

Can you guess who I'm voting for?
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#404 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 04:11 AM

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Sorry, I like voting for the underdog.

Can you guess who I'm voting for?


Jazz I'd guess.


ZacWilliam, everyone else seems to have a decent contingent...
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Posted 15 April 2011 - 04:33 AM

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AFAIK it looked like Hot Rod and BW Megatron both got more votes then Erector.

At least according to Jeysie's compilation of votes.

A number of sites never published the results they sent in, and when the votes from sites that did were added up, Erector was close enough to the top five that he only needed a handful of points to reach the final vote.

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 05:36 AM

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Does this mean Transformers are stuck with the color they got? Erector couldn't go to the body shop for a green paintjob?


It would explain all the weird F-15 colors and whatnot. Maybe a TF's color is an inherent property of their metal composition (or like an outer skin layer at least), and getting a paint job would be like us wearing full body makeup. Uncomfortable and messy at best, offensive at worst.


What about Twincast and Soundblaster and a good chunk of G2?

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You're really using "comic geeks recognize mainstream cartoon character" as an argument that the character is famous?


You're really claiming Dinobot isn't famous?


It's not like he won a popular vote or anything.

Or got a toy in the Universe line... was that before or after the hall of fame?

#407 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 05:49 AM

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Does this mean Transformers are stuck with the color they got? Erector couldn't go to the body shop for a green paintjob?


It would explain all the weird F-15 colors and whatnot. Maybe a TF's color is an inherent property of their metal composition (or like an outer skin layer at least), and getting a paint job would be like us wearing full body makeup. Uncomfortable and messy at best, offensive at worst.


What about Twincast and Soundblaster and a good chunk of G2?



Could be something inherent in the living metal that can only be changed by extreme messures.

Explosive Death and Complete Resurection is fairly extreme so that would give the tape decks a pass.

And the G2 alterations were Forestonite, a "magic" chemical that bestowes super powers. That could certainly alter "body chemistry"

Maybe changing colors is the equivalent of getting a tatoo for humans but over your whole body? Not impossible, but uncomfortable and undesireable to many? I know it's not a "serious" profile but when you look back it DOES seem as if TFs keep their "natural" colorschemes far more usually than they keep alt forms or almost anythinig else about them. Not always, but preferably...


ZacWilliam, wishes this discussion was its own thread as it's much more interesting than the HoF junk...
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Posted 15 April 2011 - 06:18 AM

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You're really using "comic geeks recognize mainstream cartoon character" as an argument that the character is famous?


You're really claiming Dinobot isn't famous?


It's not like he won a popular vote or anything.

Or got a toy in the Universe line... was that before or after the hall of fame?


Dinobot's Universe toy was before the HOF by a year. Keep in mind, though, that he was one of only two BW molds in the 25th line, and I'm sure a large part of why he was chosen was because his original toy kinda sucks. In other words, had 1996 Dinobot been up to par with most other BW toys, the "Predacon slot" in the 25th line could have gone to Tarantulus or Waspinator or whomever. Also keep in mind that other BW characters also got new molds that year without relying on an anniversary homage line - blackarachnia and Wasp/inator. Thinking about it, I'm sure one of the reasons Dinobot doesn't make the cut for extra-BW fiction is due to the higher prominence of the G1-based Dinobots, most typically Grimlock, who have been used much more in comics, toys, and animation than Dinobot has.

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 06:25 AM

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Could be something inherent in the living metal that can only be changed by extreme messures.

Explosive Death and Complete Resurection is fairly extreme so that would give the tape decks a pass.

And the G2 alterations were Forestonite, a "magic" chemical that bestowes super powers. That could certainly alter "body chemistry"

Maybe changing colors is the equivalent of getting a tatoo for humans but over your whole body? Not impossible, but uncomfortable and undesireable to many? I know it's not a "serious" profile but when you look back it DOES seem as if TFs keep their "natural" colorschemes far more usually than they keep alt forms or almost anythinig else about them. Not always, but preferably...


ZacWilliam, wishes this discussion was its own thread as it's much more interesting than the HoF junk...


It 's likely the outer layer of a Cybertronians' "skin" is composed of a "nanite-weave" which contain chromatophore analogues. These maintain a transformers' "Electronic Paint", which provides each cybertronian with its unique colourscheme. Spies, and other ne'er-do-wells have developed software which hacks the programing of their nanite-weave, to allow them to change their colours at will, using it for camouflage and deception.

It has been known for power surges to corrupt the programming of these nanites, causing them to create strange, and bizzare new patterns, with bright colours. This phenomenon is, of course, refered to as Spontaneous Recolouration.

Of course, when a cybertronian dies, and their systems go offline, the nanite-weave goes offline as well, and reverts to its factory-setting of "plain grey". This is often the most obvious method of diagnosing a dead cybertronian at a distance.

#410 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 06:57 AM


Ask and you shall recieve. Erector and TFs in general color change thread now here:

http://www.allspark....showtopic=78375
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Posted 15 April 2011 - 08:11 AM

I'm dissapointed SkyByte didn't make it. I like Shockwave, I like Jazz, Waspinator is cool and even Grimlock is ok. But as much as I like Waspy, I think I'm backing Erector on this. It's a kind of lunacy we rarely get to see with polls like this and the bio shows Hasbro were good sports about it. Besides, you know most of these guys are gonna get in eventually.

#412 Walky

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 08:12 AM

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So THAT'S how Dinobot won! icon-blitz.gif

Nope.


As Walky said at the time, voting any other way than the honorable way (ie once per day) would have gone against Dinobot's very principles.


Dude, that's the opposite of what I said. Remember, Predacon honor is not Maximal honor.

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 11:23 AM

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Sorry, I like voting for the underdog.

Can you guess who I'm voting for?


Jazz I'd guess.


ZacWilliam, everyone else seems to have a decent contingent...

Truer words were never spoken.

#414 Kevin S

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 11:53 AM

No, I haven't read this enitre thread, but do we know the Hall of Fame has any relationship to name licensing? I mean, does Hasbro have to keep the names they put into the Hall? Or could they let one expire (say, Erector wins) & not have to do something like yank the character from the Hall years later.

Also, does this Hall do anything to give Hasbro a greater claim on the name?

...

As for my vote, its going to Shockwave. Grimlock & Jazz have awesome toys. Waspinator's was good enough (at least compared to G1). Shockwave really only has his G1 toy, and a partial attempt in AEC (not the same character as G1 & is a bit fidley).

We need a new Classics Shockwave. Hence, my vote. Its the logical choice. /Vulcan

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#415 Walky

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 12:07 PM

I remember when Dinobot won last year's vote and then we got all those Dinobot toys.

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 12:44 PM

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Shockwave really only has his G1 toy, and a partial attempt in AEC (not the same character as G1 & is a bit fidley).


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Posted 15 April 2011 - 12:45 PM

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And many Micromaster characters have gotten new toys recently too:

TF2007 Big Daddy
Universe Countdown
Universe Stormcloud
Botcon Flack
HFTD Oilpan (a renamed Skystalker)
Even Erector himself got a homage with TF2007 Mudflap.

But wait! Maybe Erector represents the forgotten Pretenders and Action Masters too?! What about them...

Bludgeon
Thunderwing
Skullgrin
Axor
and Chopsaw homaging Axor's motor cycle,

... all in the last year. And the Pretenders were heavily focused on in IDW's early comics too. Even Jackpot and Skyfall, two Action Master exclusive characters, goten love in recent club fiction. Hell, even Mainframe got a cameo in Animated!

Add one more, you forget Banzai-Tron.

Which looking at that list I'd say Action Masters are the forgotten era, I'd sure love to get a Jackpot from a Jazz toy.

#418 ▲ndrusi

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 12:51 PM

We technically got Dinobot toys! They were packed in with Grimstone.

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Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
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Posted 15 April 2011 - 12:55 PM

QUOTE(Fenix Twilight @ Apr 15 2011, 01:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Timelord Megs @ Apr 15 2011, 02:53 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And many Micromaster characters have gotten new toys recently too:

TF2007 Big Daddy
Universe Countdown
Universe Stormcloud
Botcon Flack
HFTD Oilpan (a renamed Skystalker)
Even Erector himself got a homage with TF2007 Mudflap.

But wait! Maybe Erector represents the forgotten Pretenders and Action Masters too?! What about them...

Bludgeon
Thunderwing
Skullgrin
Axor
and Chopsaw homaging Axor's motor cycle,

... all in the last year. And the Pretenders were heavily focused on in IDW's early comics too. Even Jackpot and Skyfall, two Action Master exclusive characters, goten love in recent club fiction. Hell, even Mainframe got a cameo in Animated!

Add one more, you forget Banzai-Tron.

Which looking at that list I'd say Action Masters are the forgotten era, I'd sure love to get a Jackpot from a Jazz toy.


Also add Sparkcruncher to the Actionmasters list. And Botcon Slicer. And Botcon Double Punch.

And 2007 Movie Inferno was based off Tote. 2007 Movie Jolt Based off of Roadhugger. And Tread Bolt was based on, well, Tread Bolt. Then there was the "Detour" name applied to several foreign releases of RotF Dead End. Not sure how you'd want to count that, since the alt mode was very much MM Detour's in red...

#420 Erector

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 01:05 PM

...so Hasbro's chomping at the bit to expand into other eras when they aren't pimping the movies. The fandom should catch up, by recognizing those kinds of characters at times like these.

Jackpot from Jazz would be wonderful.

Edited by Erector, 15 April 2011 - 01:06 PM.