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@  ThunderWear : (27 January 2020 - 08:56 PM)

Think of it positively, maybe your face just has optional no-slip surfaces

@  Maximus Ambus : (27 January 2020 - 05:38 PM)

I have dyspraxia so use a electric trimmer, it's never smooth. NEVER!

@  Benbot : (27 January 2020 - 12:52 PM)

don't you hate it when you shave but miss a whisker and it bugs you all day long and you try to yank it out but you can't because it's too short to get a hold of but your hand keeps finding it whenever you touch your face?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (25 January 2020 - 11:17 PM)

Twitter's revamp is so dumb. Nowadays, even when I am logged out of my account, right-clicking an image on Google Chrome won't let me access a URL to easily get the image's full size. That functionality was so useful!

@  Steevy Maximus : (25 January 2020 - 10:01 PM)

But when was the last time you saw a major retailer (since TRU) actually allot shelf space for a Transformers Titan? Or the Vintage Collection Poe X-Wing? There's clearly some sort of disparity between "girls" and "boys" toys that give companies justification to create $100+ items in the girls segment in FAR greater frequency than in boys.

@  fourteenwings : (25 January 2020 - 12:56 AM)

"how expensive they were" Tell that to L.O.L. O.M.G. and the $129 Amazing Surprise (I mean I guess when it comes to the toy aisle Power Rangers isn't a juggernaut like L.O.L.)

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 January 2020 - 09:18 PM)

I think the big reason we didn't see the actual combining Zords at retail was because of how expensive they were. It would cost $100 to get enough of them to make a Megazord, $160+ if you want the Ultrazord. Or parents could just get the dang Ultrazord for $40 even if it didn't combine.

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 January 2020 - 09:11 PM)

Because they are "kids toys" not "collector toys"

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 03:27 PM)

1) I don't have Target. 2) can't go into my walmart. I'm surprised Hasbro won't sell the toys on Pulse

@  Bass X0 : (24 January 2020 - 02:43 PM)

I dreamt my phone was ringing and woke up to answer it.

@  Sabrblade : (24 January 2020 - 02:05 PM)

The Lightning Collection figures, the smaller normal-sized Beast Morphers Ranger/enemy/Beast-Bot figures, the role-play morpher and weapon toys, and the simplistic non-combining megazord toys have all been very easy to find at various Targets and Walmarts. It's only been the actual combining Beast Morphers zord toys (which are bizarrely being sold individually this time) that have been hard to find in stores.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 01:49 PM)

Thought I do question Hasbro's almost reluctance to have the toys available anywhere.

@  Paladin : (24 January 2020 - 01:44 PM)

i've been trying to sell mine for weeks...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 01:37 PM)

I hadn't opened mine yet, but from what I've seen, the general agreement is that the Beast Morpher zords are much better than Bandais.

@  ThunderWear : (24 January 2020 - 11:16 AM)

I'm guessing if they're going to do anything on the level of Legacy Zords, it's being discussed behind NDAs at Toy Fair

@  Rodimus Supreme : (24 January 2020 - 10:38 AM)

Lightning Collection is good, and they're taking their sweet time on making Zords that are better than Bandai's Zords.

@  ThunderWear : (24 January 2020 - 10:34 AM)

So, what's the general PR fandom consensus of the Hasbro run of PR so far? I pretty much stepped out of the community after I got the Bandai Legacy zords I wanted.

@  Paladin : (24 January 2020 - 08:46 AM)

that would require someone to BUY Hasbro PR toys...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 07:17 AM)

Well hopefully see some cool PR stuff. Wish BBTS sold Hasbro PR toys.

@  fourteenwings : (24 January 2020 - 07:01 AM)

February 22nd through 25th, I feel like it was earlier last year...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 06:32 AM)

When is NY TF?

@  fourteenwings : (23 January 2020 - 11:43 PM)

I don't know about Hasbro's general policy but I know everybody was on lockdown for Frozen II, which included both LEGO and Hasbro. Plus, I'm guessing everybody is holding off PR for NY Toy Fair? Overall, it's best to remember that Toy Fairs are for buyers, not fans.

@  fourteenwings : (23 January 2020 - 11:41 PM)

LEGO has been doing this for ages, including sending cease and desists when outlets get leaked images.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 10:42 PM)

And then they ended up selling off the brand, so I guess I wasn't the only one.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 10:41 PM)

Last time a toy brand I followed tightened down on toy fair and all the invited guests posted glowing reviews of what they saw, I ended up being disappointed as heck.

@  Steevy Maximus : (23 January 2020 - 10:34 PM)

JediNews UK basically said they got a walkthrough of Lego's showcase...but were legally bound to NOT talk about anything, much less take pics.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 10:24 PM)

I wondered why I had seen basically nothing newsworthy from the event

@  Steevy Maximus : (23 January 2020 - 10:14 PM)

Word is that Hasbro and Lego have their UK Toy Fair stuff on MAJOR lockdown. Full NDAs and everything.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 09:28 PM)

Seeing people say the $0.99 + $20 shipping item is cheaper than the $19.99 + free shipping item and getting tons of likes for it... I just don't know anymore.

@  Telly : (23 January 2020 - 09:11 PM)

if you havent already, y'all check your walmarts clearance aisle. i found siege six shot for $5. course, it could just be my walmart, but never hurts to look

@  Vexwing : (23 January 2020 - 07:20 PM)

Candlejack is going to need more ro

@  Patch : (23 January 2020 - 06:30 PM)

I thought you had to type out Candlejack's full name bef

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 January 2020 - 02:46 PM)

I typed in the wrong tab.

@  Paladin : (23 January 2020 - 02:32 PM)

must've been the works of Candleja

@  Telly : (23 January 2020 - 02:06 PM)

looks like maximus wiped himself out mid-sentence

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 January 2020 - 08:42 AM)

Disregard this.

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 January 2020 - 06:58 PM)

Bold of you all to assume we won't wipe ourselves out in 50 years.

@  Benbot : (22 January 2020 - 04:27 PM)

There will be no UBI, people will just live in a ditch while they celebrate owning the libs.

@  Rycochet : (22 January 2020 - 03:24 PM)

In 50 years, retail will be dead because all stores are staffless fully automated operations controlled by Amazon. The UBI will be less than a fifth of what it actually costs to live after two decades of cuts and.a steadfast refusal to match inflation.

@  Maximus Ambus : (22 January 2020 - 02:55 PM)

In fifty years retail will be a thing of the past through robots, printers and Universal Basic Income.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (21 January 2020 - 11:16 AM)

Big retailers just don't want money anymore, so let's not give them any,

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 04:12 PM)

This place is a madhouse, feels like being cloned.

@  Maximus Ambus : (20 January 2020 - 03:38 PM)

I took one step beyond the outer limits to the twilight zone.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 10:19 AM)

All retail is basically the same.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (20 January 2020 - 10:00 AM)

Walmart just needs to go bankrupt already.

@  ThunderWear : (20 January 2020 - 07:19 AM)

They didn't put the 35th anniversary stuff back out until after new year. I'm no retail expert, but I feel like having stock on the shelf is better than the back. Especially toys at christmas time.

@  ThunderWear : (20 January 2020 - 07:18 AM)

Yeah, my local walmart took away the 35th anniversary endcap weeks before Christmas and left the Transformer section empty well past Christmas.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 04:44 AM)

Mine only has the 35th Anniversary Voyagers. A whole lot of them.

@  Telly : (19 January 2020 - 11:35 PM)

just be happy your walmart even stocks voyagers. mine doesnt

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 January 2020 - 08:53 PM)

Figures that Walmart finally restocks Studio Voyagers...with Wave ONE


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#8621 LiamA

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Posted 01 January 2019 - 06:30 PM

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Posted 01 January 2019 - 06:53 PM

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Posted 01 January 2019 - 08:16 PM

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Just such an inconsistent episode.

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Posted 01 January 2019 - 09:56 PM

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Posted 01 January 2019 - 10:33 PM

well just because they suspended the funding it doesn't mean they just stop keeping an eye on weird alien stuff and go have tea 



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Posted 01 January 2019 - 11:55 PM

The script kind of implies that UNIT assets had been sold off to private companies. Which is more political satire- our government is huge on privatisation.

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Posted 02 January 2019 - 11:09 AM

Satire or no, it's depressingly believable with how much of a joke the United Nations has become now-a-days. Seeing UNIT be dismantled is depressing, but at the same time I think it was a mistake to revive it in the new show. It limits what the show can do Earthside. Torchwood was a better modern equivalent because it was more "grassroots" in terms of feel and funding. UNIT was just a bit too big for where the show is now.

 

Also I've never really forgiven the show for what it did to the Brigadier.



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Posted 02 January 2019 - 12:02 PM

I like UNIT a lot more than Torchwood, to be honest. Torchwood always came across as just a bit too nationalist for my liking.


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Posted 02 January 2019 - 12:26 PM

I thought it was a solid episode.

 

I also find I have more in common with Graham than I do with Ryan or Yaz. I'm just an old guy, who likes his chair. And this is OK.



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Posted 03 January 2019 - 04:12 PM


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Posted 03 January 2019 - 09:40 PM

I like UNIT a lot more than Torchwood, to be honest. Torchwood always came across as just a bit too nationalist for my liking.


That's the point though. Torchwood are supposed to be a bunch of "queen and country" halfwits playing around with things they don't understand.

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Posted 04 January 2019 - 05:04 AM

The wifi going out scene did tickle me but rings true after I spent time with a young family of relatives a few weeks ago.

I got myself a samsung phone two years ago, my first in a decade and while I can live without it, nowadays I find myself using it at breaks more than reading a book.


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Posted 04 January 2019 - 05:21 AM

The wifi bit was really awkward. Would have worked in an RTD Christmas romp but we'd had the death of 2 police, a security guard, a farmer, solidiers and entire floors worth of people by that point. The joke was both tired and incredibly out of place in such a dark episode.

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Posted 04 January 2019 - 06:05 AM

i really loved how the episode continued the "Family" theme of this season. My dad and I really enjoyed watching it. He really loved seeing the Dalek be a real, true, threat. And also seeing it out of its armor was fun, and kinda different.

 

One of my favorite things was the Tardis materializing, them getting out, and the Archeologists or whatever they are, just listened to Her and followed her commands. That's always one of my favorite Doctor things

 

I really, really LOVE 13. Her childlike innocence and sense of wonder really makes her easy to fall for, and its SO obvious Jodie's having fun in the role.


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Posted 12 January 2019 - 12:55 PM



Adventures was a kids tie in magazine that launched in 2006 and sadly died around Capaldi's run. It's primarily remembered for the cover gifts it gave away.

It's back for a one off based on the current run and looking to more be aimed at girls this time. Get the sense this might be a trial for a full return but seems doubtful. Delays and hiatuses are part of what killed the mag. With the show not back until 2020, seems doubtful.

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 11:55 PM

Well, I'm finally able to see the new series of the show thanks to having the Blu-Ray from Amazon, and I'm four episodes in.

 

So far, I'm liking it. Jodie Whittaker's Doctor is fun, and reminds me very much of David Tennant and Matt Smith at their best. And while I've had mixed feelings about Chris Chibnall's writing (some of his stuff I like, some of it was okay but I had issues with), I've yet to find anything truly offensive so far. Two things that I wish had been done a little more smoothly, but nothing that's causing me to declare that it's ruined forever.

 

Then again, there's some things I know not to take too seriously.


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Posted 04 March 2019 - 03:02 PM

So, who's going to see Logopolis in theatres March 13th?

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Posted 04 March 2019 - 07:48 PM

Don't imagine it will play anywhere near me.
While you live, shine/ Have no grief at all/ Life exists only for a short while/ And time demands an end. Seikilos Epitaph

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Posted 06 March 2019 - 12:35 AM

Don't think I will. Aside from having to work that day, I have it on both DVD and Blu-Ray.


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Posted 06 March 2019 - 07:43 AM

Allow me to be the first to say WELCOME TO THE ALLSPARK ....im pretty sure we've got fun and games! unless youre a bot...then ignore the welcome =]

 

Anyway, went to The Pandorica for my birthday...it was, as always, worth the almost hour drive. FINALLY ate Fish Fingers and Custard, it was GREAT!...mom had a lot f fun walking around and checking out the memorabilia...my 2 best friends, non-whovians, had a good time too...was all around a great night...I can't recommend that place enough. =] 


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