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@  Fear or Courage : (21 July 2017 - 08:38 AM)

I consider Thew to basically be the model toy collector. We should all aim to be so amped about the thing we collect.

@  Pennpenn : (21 July 2017 - 07:21 AM)

And some people are just whiny jerks who like to complain about stuff and don't realise that, so will invent irrational grievances to fuel that need.

@  Rycochet : (21 July 2017 - 06:13 AM)

A lot of toy collectors don't seem to get that the things the collect are toys.and have unrealistic expectations of what's doable in a modern retail environment. You're not going to get a $100 figure's worth of parts and paint for $20 or less and gimmicks are needed tomake the toys actually, you know, fun.

@  Foffy : (20 July 2017 - 09:40 PM)

Not necessarily. With the right condiments, they can taste surprisingly nice.

@  Evac : (20 July 2017 - 09:37 PM)

I think most toy collectors are bitter in some form.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:37 PM)

...or maybe I'm the bitter one?!  Oh no.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:32 PM)

And I don't even mean that everyone should love it all. But it does seem to bring the angrier ones in from the lurking.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:29 PM)

It's these reveals that always remind me how exceptionally bitter a large portion of toy collectors are on other forums.

@  Sean Whitmore : (20 July 2017 - 07:06 PM)

SDCC toy reveals make adults happy by telling them what they can get eventually. Kids don't care what they can get eventually, you make them happy by getting them whatever's available now.

@  Jalaguy : (20 July 2017 - 06:10 PM)

They exist, they just don't show them at SDCC because they assume that the adult fanbase doesn't care about them.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 06:03 PM)

On SDCC stuff...I'm disappointed, but not surprised, at the lack of the actual KIDS toys among all the toys for us old men

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:15 PM)

:burn

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:15 PM)

SSA response? "How would we know to un enroll you if you don't tell us?"

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:14 PM)

I'm supposed to un-enrolled in Medicare at the end of the month (36 months post-transplant), but I'm getting a bill for next quarter's coverage.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:14 PM)

I would LOVE to have ONE THING done correctly and promptly by the Social Security Administration

@  Ms Virion : (20 July 2017 - 02:22 PM)

=(

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 July 2017 - 01:43 PM)

Noooo!!!!!

@  Paladin : (20 July 2017 - 01:39 PM)

well shit... https://uk.style.yah...-182818808.html

@  Kalidor : (19 July 2017 - 08:46 PM)

https://www.allspark...rive-questions/

@  wonko the sane? : (19 July 2017 - 07:53 PM)

So good it'll whack you in the lobanza.

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 06:12 PM)

mafiace cream?

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 04:49 PM)

adios mafia.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (19 July 2017 - 03:26 PM)

for ice cream

@  MEDdMI : (19 July 2017 - 02:52 PM)

But he must scream.

@  Benbot : (19 July 2017 - 02:49 PM)

he doesn't have a mouth

@  Benbot : (19 July 2017 - 02:48 PM)

Hoist?

@  Glenn : (19 July 2017 - 11:53 AM)

oops tfsource not bbts

@  Glenn : (19 July 2017 - 11:52 AM)

Does anyone else find Hoist's smile on that MP ad for BBTS slightly disturbing?

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 11:39 AM)

In to the darkness, snuffing out the light, fighting for the things you know aren't right

@  Noideaforaname : (19 July 2017 - 09:19 AM)

Snuff out the light, claim your right, to a world of darkness!

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 08:33 AM)

Then we must block it out, just like Mr. Burns had foretold.

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 July 2017 - 07:23 AM)

Sunlight is overrated.

@  MEDdMI : (19 July 2017 - 05:42 AM)

Your eyes will remain intact behind the sunglasses on top of a pile of ash.

@  Dekafox : (18 July 2017 - 10:27 PM)

What about Ray-Banz sunglasses?

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2017 - 07:45 PM)

"This sunscreen will protect even vampires from the sun! ....That'll be your soul, please."

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2017 - 07:44 PM)

Wouldn't a blessing by Satan pretty much be a curse anyway?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 July 2017 - 06:01 PM)

isn't "Blessed by Satan" an oxymoron?

@  Dracula : (18 July 2017 - 05:11 PM)

basically the sunscreen has to be blessed by satan.

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2017 - 05:07 PM)

@Dracula what SPF do you nees to not get turned into dust in the sun?

@  Dracula : (18 July 2017 - 04:42 PM)

That's typical summers for where I live. bleh

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2017 - 04:02 PM)

Isn't it fun when it's so humid, it feels like your eyeballs are sweating?

@  Kalidor : (18 July 2017 - 03:34 PM)

If only we were as progressive in Bea Arthur's day as we are now.

@  Rycochet : (18 July 2017 - 02:27 PM)

I like River Song.

@  D.M : (18 July 2017 - 09:55 AM)

'Cept tougher and, as I've mentioned, more fun. :)

@  D.M : (18 July 2017 - 09:55 AM)

Like, it would basically be the female version of the 1st doctor. :)

@  D.M : (18 July 2017 - 09:54 AM)

I wasn't starting a flame war. That's a real scientific term for natural occuriring sex change. ;) As for Anne Ramsey like actress - would make the show lot more fun. :p

@  Dracula : (18 July 2017 - 09:42 AM)

Let's please not continue this line of discussion. We obviously aren't mature enough to do so.

@  2017 : (18 July 2017 - 09:41 AM)

Thanks mods.

@  Broadside : (18 July 2017 - 08:48 AM)

Oh, for god's sake.

@  D.M : (18 July 2017 - 08:28 AM)

Shit's hitting the fan!


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#1 Echowarrior

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 09:08 AM

I'm wondering about the possibility of Fansproject putting out a recolor of the Protector armor to go with the recent club toy for Sideburn. I think that it is possible - they repainted and rereleased the City Commander armor, what, three or four times? In any case, I wouldn't complain if they did.

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 09:20 AM

I would definately want it (with a remolded head that looks similar to RID Sideburn). It definately would make business sense, and would likely go as fast as Shadow Scyther. The main problem I see, is scalpers, and if certain questionable business practices occur, like holding back stock to jack up the price later, if it is going to be an exclusive to a particular store... But I guess this has become the norm.

Any buyers would have to be quick on the draw. I think this will happen.


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Posted 26 August 2011 - 09:51 AM

I don't see why they wouldn't, if they released one for the clear Rodimus.

But there are chances they won't either. They are more Side Burns then there are Gentei Wildriders and SG Rodimus figures combined I believe.

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 01:30 PM

I recolor for the Battle in Space version would be nice...

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 01:34 PM

Shadow Scyther doesn't look half-bad on Sideburn. Plus, bonus Chain Scythe.


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Posted 26 August 2011 - 01:57 PM

Yeah, ever since we saw this image before Side Burn was released...



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Posted 26 August 2011 - 02:45 PM

That face mask looks awesome on him.

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 02:50 PM

I think the red and gold one already works for "SUPER MODE!" ... but maybe Reprolables here and there adding colour fades would solve the drastic blue/red boarders

If they made a Dark clear blue it would work well for both, perhaps then they'd just need to include both faces
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Posted 26 August 2011 - 05:15 PM

Well, right now I hear KO makers are looking into making a KO Protector, so I'd imagine they'd do recolors, even if the original Protector maker did not.

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 05:59 PM

KO makers can go sit and spin.


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Posted 27 August 2011 - 06:07 PM

yeah the only thing worse then kos are kos of 3rd party stuff

wait, does that make them 4th, 6th, or 9th party... LOL
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Posted 27 August 2011 - 06:20 PM

No, they are still 3rd party, just a DIFFERENT 3rd party.

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Posted 27 August 2011 - 06:44 PM

One that does 0 design and engineering work. So, again, hug those guys.

And I like how you use the phrase "the original Protector makers", as if anything's up for grabs. The original Protector makers are FansProject, the people that sunk the time and money into designing, engineering, and marketing the thing.



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Posted 27 August 2011 - 09:41 PM

QUOTE(mignash @ Aug 28 2011, 09:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No, they are still 3rd party, just a DIFFERENT 3rd party.

Except they're stealing a design and engineering from another third party

So, quite frankly, they can go and get stood on. I want to give money to Fansproject for making the damn thing, not Bob McKnockoffs

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Posted 28 August 2011 - 08:04 AM

QUOTE(Mecheon @ Aug 27 2011, 10:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(mignash @ Aug 28 2011, 09:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No, they are still 3rd party, just a DIFFERENT 3rd party.

Except they're stealing a design and engineering from another third party

So, quite frankly, they can go and get stood on. I want to give money to Fansproject for making the damn thing, not Bob McKnockoffs


Please do so. Supporting Fansproject is a great thing. I was commenting that if Fansproject didn't do a recolor CHMS might do it. Yes, they steal molds. We know that. It's what CHMS does. I only buy stuff from them when it's impossible to get otherwise - ie hundreds or dollars for the real thing, or a new color no one else released it in. Obviously if Fansproject makes a Protector recolor it would be higher quality anyways.