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@  siccoyote : (18 January 2018 - 04:31 AM)

Who sings the first part of the GIJoe The Movie theme song? (Cobra) Sounds so familiar.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:46 PM)

Also true.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:40 PM)

I hate brick and mortar stores around here.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:38 PM)

But I like the feel of the brick and mortar search a bit more. And I can see inside packages at brick and mortar. True, Amazon has a good return policy, but I like buying once and settling.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:37 PM)

I suppose I could save more if I bought more often from Amazon.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 10:36 PM)

Closest I got to "free" was 30% off warpath, which just about lined him up to the canadian price had he ever shown up around me. The pile of loot saved me a pile, but it was still pricy.

@  Shrug : (17 January 2018 - 09:34 PM)

Yeah, I purposefully waited on them because I knew they'd be perfect "add onto orders to get free shipping" fodder. Already gotten two that way. Technically "free" and I barely had to wait.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 09:21 PM)

That's how I feel about Prime Masters. Getting back into collecting last year taught me to be patient, which grants rewards most of the time.

@  Shrug : (17 January 2018 - 09:18 PM)

I want Starscream so hard after seeing him in person, but since he's the one being left behind by every other collector in my area, I feel like I can wait for a sale.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 09:09 PM)

I mean: I maybe woulda jumped on starscream if I found a sale or something, but it wasn't a priority.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 09:08 PM)

I only wanted the dinobots (cause... volcanicus.) but got saddled with three I didn't want due to the bundling. I'd still be waiting to order if I had waited on individual figures.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 08:27 PM)

Ahh.. I just ordered the whole case cause I wanted too. :)

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 06:49 PM)

Mostly PotP dinobots. Plus some stuff I couldn't opt out of to get those dinobots. And CW warpath... cause he was on sale.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 04:54 PM)

What ya getting?

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 04:38 PM)

Yay! My package from BBTS is in canada! I might even get it this week!

@  Benbot : (17 January 2018 - 02:04 PM)

I need a laptop more than a new desktop

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 01:18 PM)

Buying a pre-built computer you should be okay.. It's just the individual parts that jumped huge in price.

@  Paladin : (17 January 2018 - 01:14 PM)

well all the idiots who invested in "bitcoin" will be selling theirs en masse to make ends meet so you might be able to find something cheap if you watch auctions.

@  Benbot : (17 January 2018 - 12:59 PM)

Is now a good time to buy a computer? Or should I wait?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 12:01 PM)

I pointed out that I'm on disabilty.. I don't have to pretend to be an adult anymore. ;D

@  MEDdMI : (17 January 2018 - 11:25 AM)

Also Bayonetta 3.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 January 2018 - 10:55 AM)

Nintendo also announced Dark Souls for the Switch, so those people should shut up.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:51 AM)

Apparently people are freaking out that Nintendo announced something for kids and kids at heart. And people are absolutely freaking out about it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 January 2018 - 10:23 AM)

...what?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:16 AM)

Why is something for kids and "kids at heart" so bad? :(

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 January 2018 - 09:05 PM)

I vote kidnap Reggie.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 January 2018 - 07:20 PM)

Just post it on the net.. Or maybe kidnapp Reggie and make them do a Nintendo Direct about it. ;)

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2018 - 06:50 PM)

Rent a space and do a webcast?

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 January 2018 - 06:22 PM)

They could just do a panel at RI ComicCon or something.

@  abates : (16 January 2018 - 05:51 PM)

I wonder how they'll do the Hall of Fame this year without a convention to hold the award ceremony at.

@  B-Fox : (16 January 2018 - 01:33 PM)

metalhawk

@  Shrug : (16 January 2018 - 01:21 PM)

I love RotF Mixmaster, if that means anything.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 January 2018 - 12:42 PM)

Ehh.. when they get to complicated.. it gets annoying. PotP Optimus is decent. Rodimus pushes it just a little.

@  Locoman : (16 January 2018 - 12:32 PM)

Part of the appeal of Transformers for me has always been the mechanical puzzle angle, so I really enjoyed the ROTF/TF2010 line when that angle hit its zenith.

@  Locoman : (16 January 2018 - 12:31 PM)

I'm probably one of the few people who really enjoys complicated, fiddly transformations.

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 January 2018 - 12:14 PM)

Some were decent, but many suffered from that "collector mentality" where it just LOOKED good in both modes...but the engineering was complex merely for the sake of it.

@  Shrug : (16 January 2018 - 10:30 AM)

Huh. That's dissapointing. I had completely missed the Alternators and had just always assumed they were good based on how they looked in photos.

@  Pennpenn : (16 January 2018 - 03:34 AM)

I liked the Alternator Tracks mold. I think everyone agrees the Grimjack mold was just kinda shit even if you didn't care about it being Grimlock as a car.

@  Steevy Maximus : (15 January 2018 - 09:16 PM)

My local dept. store Shopko always seemed to get a few late run gems, like Blast Attack Optimus Primal and hard to find collection 2 Revenge of the Sith toys.

@  Steevy Maximus : (15 January 2018 - 09:15 PM)

Still wish I had snagged that extra Swerve I saw on clearance at Shopko, though

@  RichardT1977 : (15 January 2018 - 08:50 PM)

Smokescreen was the only Alternator I ever got.

@  Telly : (15 January 2018 - 07:24 PM)

i sold all my alternators last year

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 January 2018 - 05:27 PM)

Hound isn't bad, and, uh........

@  Paladin : (15 January 2018 - 05:23 PM)

there's only like 3 Alternator molds at most that still hold up...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 January 2018 - 01:09 PM)

There were no shelfwarmer Altenators where I lived.. Cause no one ever got them in. x.x;

@  Bass X0 : (15 January 2018 - 12:57 PM)

I have Alternators Nemesis Prime since he was a shelf warmer here.

@  unluckiness : (15 January 2018 - 10:07 AM)

You wouldn't want to anyway

@  Chromedome113 : (15 January 2018 - 07:21 AM)

My first Prime was Alternators Optimus, I still can't transform him

@  Shrug : (14 January 2018 - 06:42 PM)

Ah. I'll try to remember that, but I keep forgetting "Gobots" the Autobot even existed.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 January 2018 - 05:02 PM)

"Gobots" is the G2 Autobot Color Changer.


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#1 NightViper

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 05:20 PM

Once again Hasbro is holding a Star Wars Fans' Choice Poll where the character with the most votes will receive an upcoming figure!

What do you need to do? We ask that you post your top character in this thread. Just the one. We will then tally the votes and send the top ten characters to Hasbro. Deadline for our entry is September 28, so hurry and post your entries!

*Edit* A couple of additional tidbits:

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All polling result lists will be combined together (each outlet getting an equal voice) with the #1 character on each list worth 10 points, the #2 character worth 9 points, the #3 worth 8 points, etc. The resultant point values will be used to generate the final ballot of 20 choices, which will be announced in October by STAR WARS Insider on their website (http://titanmagazine...r-wars-insider/). Fans will then be able to vote on STAR WARS Insider?s site for their favorite character out of the Top 20, and the character with the most votes as of November 31 will be the new STAR WARS Fans? Choice figure!

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Please note: any characters selected from the current STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS animated series would be done in a realistic style.

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The winning character will be announced at Hasbro?s 2012 Collector-Fan Media Day event at Toy Fair in New York in February 2012.


Remember that this is Star Wars, so be extra picky in your characters! If you vote Boba Fett, which one? Empire or Return of the Jedi?

And don't worry if you character is too obscure, this is your chance to get a toy for character that has so far gone unloved! So obscure away!

*Edit 2* A small correction from Hasbro:
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One small clarification from yesterday's email: the character with the most votes as of December 1 will be the new STAR WARS Fans? Choice figure!


*Edit 3* Since there are just so many Star Wars characters out there, we're going to allow users to post lists of Star Wars characters that they would like to see, instead of limiting each person to one character. So now even if you have already posted a character, feel free to stop back and post more characters' names.

Each name posted will count as one vote for that character. So even if Admiral Piett is listed fifth on your list, he gets the same treatment as your "first choice" character. After tallying all of the lists, the characters with the most votes will be sent to Hasbro.

And remember, this is for an upcoming toy. If you post a character who already has one or more toys, PLEASE SPECIFY WHY YOU WANT ANOTHER! Do you want that character in a different costume? Do you want an update of that figure with better detail/articulation? Is it a Clone Wars character that you want in a more realistic style? Please expand upon it further than just the name!

Thank you, and let's get this thread rolling once again!

Edited by NightViper, 17 September 2011 - 10:24 AM.


#2 Mark Pellegrini

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 05:25 PM

Boba Fett.


What can I say? I'm a tool.

#3 Tyranno

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 05:30 PM

Cad Bane.

He's like if Boba Fett were interesting.

(sorry Spengler)

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#4 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 05:33 PM

Grand Admiral Thrawn.

Unless EU characters are banned. Then Chewie.

#5 Shattered

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 05:35 PM

Ben Skywalker.

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 05:41 PM

Jawas.


Specifically Het Nkik. Not that I'm biased or anything.

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#7 G.B.Blackrock

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 10:18 PM

Admiral Daala

Edited by G.B.Blackrock, 02 September 2011 - 09:27 AM.


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Posted 01 September 2011 - 10:24 PM

Tatooine Obi-wan with new Blu-ray "Richard Simmons" whooping Kryat call.

Or, Darth Vader with some bonus "Noooo" that I could mail away for. (couldn't resist.)

My vote would be for a new Blue snaggletooth.

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 10:32 PM

Darth Bane! Love the Darth Bane book trilogy. There was a Darth Bane figure already, but I never got it and I'm sure there's room for improvement.

Edited by AnkhChalice, 01 September 2011 - 10:32 PM.


#10 Daith

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 10:38 PM

EDIT: Making my list available one pg 1 for easier tallying.

1) Darth Caedus/ Jacen Solo
2) Mara Jade in her Dark Forces outfit
3) Jaina Solo in Pilot Gear
4) Jagged Fel
5) A Noghiri of some sort, Rukh would be preferred
6) Captain Pellaeon
7) Joruus C'baoth w/Force Lightning hands
8) Zekk
9) Tenel Ka (NJO or later era)
10) Lowbacca with Em Teedee
11) Carth Onasi
12) Mission Vao
13) Zalbarr
14) Canderous Ordo
15) T3-M4
16) Darth Malgus (could already be in the works I hope)
17) HK-47 (a non build a Droid version)
18) YVH Droid (again a Non YVH version)
19) Zayne Carrick
20) Jariah Syn

Edited by Daith, 25 September 2011 - 07:04 PM.

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#11 NightViper

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 11:03 PM

QUOTE(Daith @ Sep 1 2011, 11:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Heck there are too many characters I want from the EU.


Don't I know it! I've found myself buried in an avalanche of characters that I'd like to see a toy of, most of them For Star Wars Legacy. Which, well, Hasbro probably doesn't care too much about any more...

#12 2018

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 11:41 PM

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Posted 02 September 2011 - 12:24 AM

Jaxxon!!!


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Posted 02 September 2011 - 12:35 AM

Jerec. He's never gotten a figure as far as I know, despite being a big bad.
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Posted 02 September 2011 - 02:45 AM

EV-9D9, and this time she'd better have the flappy-jaw action that the old Kenner figure had.


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Posted 02 September 2011 - 04:00 AM

A Clone Wars Tactical Droid with knees.

Or T3-M4.
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Posted 02 September 2011 - 04:30 AM


Carth Onasi


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Posted 02 September 2011 - 04:43 AM

New Jedi Order era Tenel Ka. I guess the most recent version of her from the Fate of the Jedi books.

Dark Destroyer

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The Destroyer of Worlds

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Posted 02 September 2011 - 06:25 AM

If it weren't for the fact I have a feeling she's already been confirmed, I'd say Ahsoka.

Otherwise, there's never been a Rukh has there? I'll go with Rukh.

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Posted 02 September 2011 - 06:31 AM

CAD BANE!!!!



****runner ups*****

2.) Quinlan Vos

3.) Exar Kun

4.) Ulic Qel-Droma

5.) Admiral Piett

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