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@  Dracula : (24 April 2017 - 04:10 PM)

bot can not be straight

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 April 2017 - 01:49 PM)

Hey man, don't dongshame.

@  Benbot : (24 April 2017 - 12:32 PM)

#crotchproblems

@  Robowang : (24 April 2017 - 11:53 AM)

Menasor's problem is that his crotch is waaaaaaaaaaaaaay too high. I couldn't care less about those other issues. If your dong is a chestburster, something ain't right.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:40 AM)

Seems like all the combiners have an issue like that, the legs can never be completely straight in combined mode, the finished big bot is always looming eerily or hip-thrusting.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2017 - 11:39 AM)

I doubt having an integrated trailer would have swayed me into buying CW Motormaster. But what definitely put me off were Internet reports of awful hip ratcheting.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:36 AM)

I might also mention that ~not~ being a big truck has worked for the Internet pretty well.

@  unluckiness : (24 April 2017 - 11:32 AM)

I moaned about Motormaster because his combiner mode was awful

@  Rycochet : (24 April 2017 - 11:31 AM)

People moaned about the choices made during Combiner wars.that meant characters like Motormaster/Menasor weren't G1G1G1.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:23 AM)

He could always be a very small red truck.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 April 2017 - 10:59 AM)

But how will you know it's Optimus Prime if he's not a big red truck?

@  Broadside : (24 April 2017 - 10:20 AM)

Personally, I'm not a fan of the extreme-accuracy trend. The character choices are kind of sure-fine-whatever, but outside of stuff like Alpha Trion that's a huge divergence from the source material, there doesn't feel like there's much imagination in the designs any more.

@  Pennpenn : (24 April 2017 - 05:03 AM)

Because you might as well start as you mean to go on?

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2017 - 04:16 AM)

It does. Preview image is Legion's penis tongue.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2017 - 04:15 AM)

Hold it. Please tell me Kiss Players doesn't have a GoBox.

@  Autobot Bubbs : (24 April 2017 - 03:10 AM)

That is epically messed up

@  Autobot Bubbs : (24 April 2017 - 03:10 AM)

GURD.... youtube just auto-played a new trailer for the Alien flick.... featuring John Denver's 'country roads' as BG music....

@  Noideaforaname : (24 April 2017 - 12:37 AM)

The Generations lineup should be decided by hitting Random Page on the wiki. "Next one is... Crankstart." 'Alright, I love the Scavengers!' "No, no, CrankSTART. The repaint of a repaint of a repaint of a Scout version of a Deluxe based on a background vehicle from the Live Action film." 'Oh'

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 11:31 PM)

After we get a couple of Pretenders. And a Titans Return Star Saber (not a difficult retool from Galvatron).

@  BlackMax : (23 April 2017 - 10:21 PM)

I really do like all the attention to the 80s toys, being from that era myself. However, I would be really happy if (let's say post Trypticon) the Generations line turns to the 2001 RiD line, Beast Wars stuff, and moves forwarda bit.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2017 - 08:19 PM)

I'm curious because I'm not an 80s kid nor have I ever held an actual 80s toy in my hands, but I'm pretty sure a mathematically significant portion of 80s kids here do have a like for cartoon accuracy.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2017 - 08:15 PM)

How much of this community favors versus not favors the current Hasbro design team's general trend of accuracy to classic 1980s toys and lack of attention to any other era of Transformers?

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 07:36 PM)

Telly, ah, got it.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 06:41 PM)

"You can do magic things!" "It's called evil, kid."

@  Foffy : (23 April 2017 - 06:27 PM)

Potatoes don't have ears. That's corn.

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 06:27 PM)

little furry potatos

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 06:24 PM)

This potato's got big ears...

@  Foffy : (23 April 2017 - 06:18 PM)

The potato rebellion will be swift and brutal.

@  Waspinator : (23 April 2017 - 03:48 PM)

IT'S WATCHING US

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 03:34 PM)

yeah, at the time im posting this, theres a "2" next to it and me and fruitloop are shown to be the 2 people reading it

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 03:33 PM)

i think it just means that someone is reading the shoutbox

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 03:25 PM)

Re The Rise of Cobra: I like bad movies and action sequences involving elite ninjas, so I watched / fast-forwarded through it on Netflix a couple of years ago.

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 03:23 PM)

Can anyone tell me why the Shoutbox has a notification (a "1") when I login sometimes? I scroll through and don't see anything addressed to me. What does it mean?

@  ▲ndrusi : (23 April 2017 - 01:33 PM)

I miss the 2000s when my local stores got new toys more than once a year.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 01:09 PM)

I mean, it might be hard to not know about something before release at all, but the degree of familiarity that you described is only attainable if you intentionally seek things out.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 12:59 PM)

That's at least partially your own fault. The "in motion" part sounds like you even watched videos, which require conscious effort, unlike pictures that might be hard to even avoid.

@  Bass X0 : (23 April 2017 - 12:22 PM)

I miss the 80s where the first time I ever saw Transformers toys was on the toy shelves and hadn't already saw the toy from every angle and in motion several months beforehand. It made seeing a toy in the store something very special to me that I can't recapture now.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 12:14 PM)

I could see Generations becoming a TRU exclusive line, now that I think about it.

@  Xellos : (23 April 2017 - 12:14 PM)

Also, Generations weathered AOE, and the TLK line seems to be short as well, so I think we'll still be seeing some room for Generations.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 April 2017 - 12:11 PM)

Titans aren't really wide-released anyway. About the only brick-and-mortar chain to reliably carry them is Toys R Us.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 12:08 PM)

Isn't Trypticon still a long way from now?

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 11:57 AM)

They wouldn't let a big-ticket item like that get cancelled.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 11:57 AM)

Counter argument: They still haven't released Trypticon.

@  unluckiness : (23 April 2017 - 09:25 AM)

But yeah, not having any big-name media means it's the most likely, although the premiere series packaging might convince retailers to dedicate more shelf space, kinda like SW Black.

@  unluckiness : (23 April 2017 - 09:24 AM)

I'd expect Generations to be the sacrificial lamb since they can't possibly stock RID any less.

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 09:06 AM)

I'm thinking the subline that doesn't have a movie or TV show will be the one on the cutting board.

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 09:05 AM)

Back to TF toys: the question is whether or not retailers will be willing to commit the peg/shelf space for three sublines. And which one will be sidelined if space is at a premium.

@  unluckiness : (23 April 2017 - 06:28 AM)

No idea.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 April 2017 - 03:40 AM)

Sometimes the Shoutbox takes a little longer to catch up to a new avatar.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 03:00 AM)

In the Shoutbox I'm seeing the pink thing instead of that guy with the weird eyes.


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Poll: Episode Thread vs Season Thread (51 member(s) have cast votes)

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#1 Scavgraphics

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 08:41 AM

In the dark days before we have a subforum to call our own..Spoileriific chat was all in a single episode discussion thread.
Do we want to have that for season 2? Or do we want to do a post per episode?



Episode discussions:

2.1: The Return of Harmony: Part 1

Edited by Scavgraphics, 22 September 2011 - 11:02 PM.


#2 Blueshift

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 12:23 PM

Definately a post per ep or it'll get out of hand!

#3 Creature SH

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 12:54 PM

We have the room, so we better use it!

#4 Scavgraphics

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 01:59 PM

bumping to keep this near the top, since we have about 36 hours til PONY TIME 2!

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 03:50 PM

QUOTE(Scavgraphics @ Sep 15 2011, 01:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
we have about 36 hours til PONY TIME 2!


Ooooooooohhhh!


#6 MrBlud

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 04:06 PM

I'm throwing my Mod support behind one thread per ep.

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#7 Guardian Prime

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 05:52 PM

I'm all for having individual threads for each episode. We've got the room for it now.

#8 Scavgraphics

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 06:39 PM

QUOTE(MrBlud @ Sep 15 2011, 05:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm throwing my Mod support behind one thread per ep.


Can you throw your mod support into pinning this thread to the top of the subforum for the next day? icon-fire.gif

(assuming that's possible)

#9 crazyjw18

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 08:00 PM

A thread per episode. Makes it much easier not to spoil yourself, especially if the episodes late to the internet for some reason. Also it might help keep an episode's discussion from being totaly dropped the day the next ep comes out.

#10 MrBlud

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 08:04 PM

QUOTE(Scavgraphics @ Sep 15 2011, 07:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(MrBlud @ Sep 15 2011, 05:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm throwing my Mod support behind one thread per ep.


Can you throw your mod support into pinning this thread to the top of the subforum for the next day? icon-fire.gif

(assuming that's possible)


I can indeed. icon-ironhide.gif

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#11 Scavgraphics

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 08:31 PM

QUOTE(MrBlud @ Sep 15 2011, 09:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Scavgraphics @ Sep 15 2011, 07:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(MrBlud @ Sep 15 2011, 05:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm throwing my Mod support behind one thread per ep.


Can you throw your mod support into pinning this thread to the top of the subforum for the next day? icon-fire.gif

(assuming that's possible)


I can indeed. icon-ironhide.gif



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#12 Lisbon Virgo

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 10:46 PM

Add my voice to the "one thread per episode" chorus.
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#13 Scavgraphics

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Posted 17 September 2011 - 01:18 AM

Well it's premiere day, and the poll results are pretty clear, so I'll close this up. 6.5 hours til PONYTIME!

#14 Masked Toaster

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Posted 18 September 2011 - 04:39 PM

QUOTE(Scavgraphics @ Sep 15 2011, 09:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(MrBlud @ Sep 15 2011, 09:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Scavgraphics @ Sep 15 2011, 07:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(MrBlud @ Sep 15 2011, 05:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm throwing my Mod support behind one thread per ep.


Can you throw your mod support into pinning this thread to the top of the subforum for the next day? icon-fire.gif

(assuming that's possible)


I can indeed. icon-ironhide.gif



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You forget, we also have *Dramatic Pause* Nayuki.

#15 Adam G

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 02:41 PM

Maybe we should also have a sticky thread with links to all episode threads. Like an episode guide?

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 07:45 PM

QUOTE(Adam @ Sep 22 2011, 12:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Maybe we should also have a sticky thread with links to all episode threads. Like an episode guide?

Ooo! That gives me an idea! why don't we have a thread specifically for posting the actual episodes themselves so people who want to watch them here don't have to run through the amazingly spoilerific episode discussion threads? We always end up posting them anyway, so let's put them somewhere they'll be a little easier to find.
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#17 Scavgraphics

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 10:57 PM

Should be easy enough to retrofit this thread...or this one can be cast into the void and we can start fresh...

Edited by Scavgraphics, 22 September 2011 - 11:03 PM.


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Posted 21 February 2012 - 02:19 PM

I say one for each new episode. It's more organized that way.


#19 pao

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 09:58 PM

Welcome to the herd, Gammerick! If you look down a bit, we've settled on that choice--it seems to be working well. Please feel free to mix it up in the rest of the forum!

Nice choice of charity drive signature, BTW!

EDIT: Apparently "Report" is just used for content problems on this forum. So: Probably a good time to desticky and/or lock this thread, since I think it's done what it was here to do.

Edited by pao, 21 February 2012 - 10:00 PM.