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@  TheMightyMol... : (12 November 2019 - 02:14 PM)

I don't. They're a pain in the ass to repair.

@  Benbot : (12 November 2019 - 12:48 PM)

I wish car companies would bring back flip up headlights

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 November 2019 - 09:07 AM)

Wear a hazmat suit. It's Walmart, they're used to weird.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 November 2019 - 07:54 AM)

2 inches of snow on the side of the house, 2 feet of snow on the deck. I hate this winter already.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (11 November 2019 - 11:33 PM)

But that requires actually going IN walmart. ;P

@  Liege : (11 November 2019 - 11:22 PM)

Pro tip for anyone hunting the for the Walmart 35th exclusives: try the seasonal aisles rather than the toy section. I found the display with all the exclusives and a bunch of the reflector wave practically untouched amongst those novelty arcade machines and a bunch of frozen merch.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (11 November 2019 - 09:45 PM)

Although that does spark an idea for me. In a new continuity, Censere the Necrobot could be the herald Cityspeaker for Quintessa the Necrotitan just to play on their monikers utilizing Greek for dead, nekrós.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (11 November 2019 - 09:26 PM)

I hate to burst your bubble, Maximus Ambus, but 90% of things said in IDW turned out to be amnesiac half-rememberings courtesy of Adaptus or outright lies courtesy of Shockwave.

@  Jenny : (11 November 2019 - 08:54 AM)

The toy's designed to look like Wipe-Out, anyway.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 November 2019 - 08:14 AM)

Didn't they try to retcon that into a figure of speech because that connection went against everybody else's long-term plans?

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 November 2019 - 03:53 AM)

There's still some connection given Trypticon was created by Mortilus.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 November 2019 - 12:12 AM)

Yeah that toy doesn't exactly look like Necrobot.

@  Sabrblade : (10 November 2019 - 08:24 PM)

But.... it's just "Necro" not "Necrobot".

@  TheMightyMol... : (10 November 2019 - 05:10 PM)

But why does the God of Death need a giant space kaiju? Wait, never mind, answered my own question.

@  Maximus Ambus : (10 November 2019 - 02:15 PM)

Yowza I just realised Titans Trypticon comes with Necro AKA Censere AKA Mortilus.

@  Nevermore : (10 November 2019 - 01:15 PM)

I... think the best equivalent would actually be the British "There is room for improvement".

@  Nevermore : (10 November 2019 - 01:15 PM)

There's always a sense of irony to it, but what the ratio between irony (you really failed) and straightworwardness (at least you achieved something) is depends on the situation and the speaker.

@  Nevermore : (10 November 2019 - 01:12 PM)

The meaning can be both literal (you succeed on one level but fail on another), or it can be utterly ironic (you fail in every regard but the most technical; or even worse, "you really gave your best"), and anything in between.

@  Nevermore : (10 November 2019 - 01:10 PM)

For example: A singer can hit the notes really well, but clearly isn't a native speaker and what little of the lyrics you can make out sounds nothing like what it's supposed to be.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 November 2019 - 01:06 PM)

The premise seems to be the mixing of technical and aesthetic technical qualities towards the overall success.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 November 2019 - 01:05 PM)

But both "hollow victory" and pyrrhic victory" are referring to having lost as much as you've gained. IE; a battle was won but both armies were destroyed. The town being seiged is victorious, but all the soldiers are still dead. Nevermore's concept is more "You did it, but it's so ugly we don't know if you actually succeeded".

@  Sabrblade : (10 November 2019 - 11:35 AM)

Alternately, one could probably also call it a "hollow victory".

@  Sabrblade : (10 November 2019 - 11:35 AM)

Example: In the Powerpuff Girls episode "Uh Oh Dynamo", the monster-of-the-day was a really tough, giant-size one that required the use of a really destructive mech to defeat it. While the monster was ultimately beaten, the city of Townsville was utterly trashed by the mech's weapons in the process. So, while the city was saved from the monster, it was harmed even worse by the mech that saved it, making the victory bittersweet.

@  Sabrblade : (10 November 2019 - 11:32 AM)

@Nevermore, sounds to me like what one might call a "bittersweet victory". The goal was met, but at great cost or by disastrous result that call into question if the achieved goal could even be called a success.

@  Arvegtor : (10 November 2019 - 09:40 AM)

Seems to be close enough to "Pyrrhic victory"

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 November 2019 - 09:37 AM)

What do you get from putting the German term through a translator?

@  wonko the sane? : (10 November 2019 - 08:57 AM)

That is a ridiculously interesting concept. But I don't think english has a singular term for what you're describing.

@  Nevermore : (10 November 2019 - 08:28 AM)

Is there an English equivalent for what we Germans call "deductions in the B rating"? Context: Someone did something and suceeded on a technical level (as in, achieved the intended goal), but failed to some degree in the details, i.e. there was some collateral damage, or while a technical success, the end result is an aestetic failure. It can be used highly ironically, as in "barely achieved the intended goal, but failed so much in every aspect that's not purely technical that it might as well be considered an utter failure altogether." The German term is derived from the old judging syste in figure skating, which gave separate ratings for "technical merit" and "presentation", with the latter being the origin of the German term.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (10 November 2019 - 02:32 AM)

Huh. I did not know before today that "medieval" had an alternate spelling "mediaeval". Like "paleontology" and "palaeontology".

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 November 2019 - 04:15 PM)

'Beast Wars in underrated' the comment went. I exploded.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (09 November 2019 - 02:19 PM)

Absolutely.

@  wonko the sane? : (09 November 2019 - 02:14 PM)

So... you can look like a cop from the 70's AND a huge nerd at the same time?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (09 November 2019 - 02:09 PM)

I feel like the best way to carry the Switch would be an under-arm torso holster.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (09 November 2019 - 12:31 PM)

It's not. hell. If the 3DS zelda case just stretched a LITTLE more it would fit.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 November 2019 - 03:38 AM)

I feel like the Switch Lite is a bit big to have hanging on your belt like that, but I don't take my Switch out with me often anyway.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (09 November 2019 - 01:13 AM)

I must be the only one who wants a switch lite case with a belt loop. o.O

@  TheMightyMol... : (08 November 2019 - 03:03 PM)

I'm gonna have "Chainsaw Buffet" and "Candy For the Cannibal" by Lordi playing in my head all night.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 November 2019 - 12:36 PM)

Trick or treaters can only consent to cannibalism in Germania.

@  Sabrblade : (07 November 2019 - 12:12 PM)

Hey, if the trick or treaters can't take some loving insults, that's their problem.

@  Arazyr : (07 November 2019 - 11:39 AM)

Just make sure to put the leftovers in the fridge, so they don't get spoiled.

@  wonko the sane? : (07 November 2019 - 11:10 AM)

I love children... but I can never eat a whole one.

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 November 2019 - 09:52 AM)

I can neither confirm nor deny this allegation.

@  Paladin : (07 November 2019 - 09:46 AM)

...you don't roast the trick or treaters, do you....

@  wonko the sane? : (07 November 2019 - 09:38 AM)

A cold beer, a warm fire, some smores and trick or treaters... Man, you got this life thing down.

@  wonko the sane? : (07 November 2019 - 09:37 AM)

That actually sounds pretty awesome.

@  MEDdMI : (07 November 2019 - 08:59 AM)

we'll move to the open garage if it's raining

@  MEDdMI : (07 November 2019 - 08:58 AM)

every Halloween since we got a house, TMM and I chill in the driveway with a fire bowl and roast things while handing out candy. It's pretty great.

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 November 2019 - 03:42 AM)

Peter Cullen voiced King Kong let that sink in.

@  TM2-Megatron : (06 November 2019 - 11:42 PM)

I've noticed that after a year or two, though, people with children will start getting into it for their kids

@  TM2-Megatron : (06 November 2019 - 11:41 PM)

I think a lot of the decline you see in Halloween is due to newcomers to Canada who don't really get it... I mean,there are only a handful of countries in the world that practice this particular oddity


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#41 ExVee

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 12:08 AM

Probably CycloneJoker Gold Xtreme (or whatever order that's supposed to be in) given its use in last year's Movie Wars. Which would follow anyway since Super TaToBa seems like it has more of a stance as the true super form for OOO rather than PuToTyra. In that case it might be more unfortunate if Magnet States doesn't debut in Movie Wars if it's going to be the TaJaDoru/FangJoker of Fourze.

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 01:24 AM

Magent Fourze? Hot dog Tank? Meteor? GIMMIE!

what the hell is his weapon a wrist launcher?

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 02:32 AM

Wow, tons of awesome news. Meteor looks cool, and now we can actually see his head he doesn't look anything like Ankh. Rocket State is about what I'd expect from a Rocket-based form, and it's nice to see that, at least to the mid-series point, Fourze isn't getting a berserk dino Switch. And as much as I think the Foodroids are stupid, I can't help but love the ice cream cone one just for how odd it is.

I know it won't happen, but the good development on the Kamen Rider Club in Fourze is making me wish that there could be a third Rider belt (since it seems likely Meteor is a new guy) that could just be passed around as the plot demands.
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Posted 05 November 2011 - 08:43 AM

I didnt know Drake had a kid!



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Posted 05 November 2011 - 10:50 AM

Kinda wish he had more color from the waist down, but the fact that his entire suit is a giant constellation makes up for it.

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 10:59 AM

So the question is...who is he gonna be?

Ironbite-and will Shun be thrown to the wayside?

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 11:39 AM

QUOTE(Ironbite @ Nov 5 2011, 03:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So the question is...who is he gonna be?

Ironbite-and will Shun be thrown to the wayside?

It seems pretty safe to say he's not Shun, because if he was he'd be doing the salute pose. I remember seeing somewhere (probably in the old thread) a name and stock photo of an actor playing a "mysterious high school kid" or something like that in the new Movie War, which sounds very like Terui's appearance at the end of Movie War 2010.
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Posted 05 November 2011 - 12:33 PM

I just hope Shun keeps using the Power Dizer. Seems silly to not use it not that they have a reliable pilot for it.

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 12:53 PM

QUOTE(Amadeus Windfall @ Nov 5 2011, 02:32 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I know it won't happen, but the good development on the Kamen Rider Club in Fourze is making me wish that there could be a third Rider belt (since it seems likely Meteor is a new guy) that could just be passed around as the plot demands.

See, I'd already been hoping for that possibility on some level. Watching Kiva, "Team IXA" filling out over the course of the series was one of my favorite elements. It'd be cool to get something like that happening again since it has been a little while since the concept was last put to practice at all.


QUOTE(Omgiamonfire @ Nov 5 2011, 10:50 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Kinda wish he had more color from the waist down, but the fact that his entire suit is a giant constellation makes up for it.

Which will also guarantee that any sub-Figuarts toy of it will likely look horribly, boringly plain since the starfield deco is probably cost-prohibitive except for Figuarts. I'd bet it'll be a really short wait for Meteor to get an upgrade that adds some more colors in somehow.


QUOTE(Waspinator @ Nov 5 2011, 12:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I just hope Shun keeps using the Power Dizer. Seems silly to not use it not that they have a reliable pilot for it.


I kind of want them to remember that the Powerdizer is also a launch platform and that the Machine Full-Speeder can launch in to low orbit. Sometime before Meteor debuts, mind you, since I'm sure that gimmick will get used at least once around then.


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Posted 05 November 2011 - 05:42 PM

If you're in Los Angeles for the next week or so, drop on by Downtown LA at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center for the Kamen Rider/Super Sentai exhibition! It just started today and it'll run till November 13. Location's 244 S. San Pedro Street, in Little Tokyo.

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 09:43 PM

maybe Meteor's gimmick is his bike becoming armor or weapons or something *shrugs*

and if you go by the original meteor rumors its not an existing cast member at all





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Posted 05 November 2011 - 11:33 PM

They could've done so much better with Super TaToBa's design.

They threw away one of the strongest points of the OOOs design (the main black body) and give us a multicolored wreck. I love the Taka Brave head on TaJaDoru but without the green eyes here it just looks messy and feels like they did just rip it off that other suit.

They should've just 'Brave-ified' the Tora and Batta parts; bigger, more ornate claws and gauntlets for the arms and some greaves for some added weight to the legs. Put a cape on it and say's it's the true form of King OOOs!

I do like Meteor though. His eyes look like Super-1's, I wonder if that's intentional?
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Posted 05 November 2011 - 11:41 PM

RaToraTa and GataKiriBa should probably have had amped up parts anyway to begin with, and then they could have just combined all those aspects. I think trying to introduce that now would just seem weird. Mind you, I am not at all okay with how that suit looks either. I think yellow bodysuits for Riders needs to be put on a no-fly list. It only barely worked for Wing Den-O, and just because it fit that Sieg was ridiculous above all.

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 11:48 PM

Kamen Rider Rastafarian. makes Dr Maki's Bob Marley comment in the later OOOs eps makes more sense with the dread-locked doll icon-waspy.gif

at least I know I don't want that form. so my OOOs collection will always be incomplete.

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 11:56 PM

I LOVE Super TaToBa!

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 12:16 AM

Super TaToBa is so hideously revolting he somehow manages to be awesome at the same time.

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 12:38 AM

No, I grasp that concept well enough. I think that was the original basis for what turned in to my wanting everything in plaid. However, I don't find this to qualify as it simply stops at offensively hideous.

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 01:29 AM

QUOTE(Liege @ Nov 5 2011, 09:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They could've done so much better with Super TaToBa's design.

They threw away one of the strongest points of the OOOs design (the main black body) and give us a multicolored wreck. I love the Taka Brave head on TaJaDoru but without the green eyes here it just looks messy and feels like they did just rip it off that other suit.

They should've just 'Brave-ified' the Tora and Batta parts; bigger, more ornate claws and gauntlets for the arms and some greaves for some added weight to the legs. Put a cape on it and say's it's the true form of King OOOs!

Dude, get out of my head...

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 01:54 AM

here is a rumor for you. Kamen Rider Meteor's Meteor Galaxy is a fingerprint reader.

that's...odd.

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 03:48 AM

M-maybe it'll look better in the midst of action scenes? Right?

Man, I love OOO so much, and all his forms were so well-designed, and now this comes along as such a letdown...
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