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@  Steevy Maximus : (02 April 2020 - 11:07 AM)

I could never master oral bullshittery. But in my day I was quite adept with the written word.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (01 April 2020 - 11:32 PM)

You have mastered the art of Bulljive. You must use this power only for good, or entertainment.

@  Sabrblade : (01 April 2020 - 08:58 PM)

This morning, for one of my online classes, I had to give a positive oral presentation about a play that I hated having to watch. I went into it completely unprepared and just winged it. My professor LOVED my presentation and thought it was excellent. She believed every word I said and honestly thought that I enjoyed that miserable play. Best April Fools ever!

@  ▲ndrusi : (01 April 2020 - 10:06 AM)

Happy Everyone Thinks They're A Comedian Now Day!

@  Donocropolis : (31 March 2020 - 05:45 AM)

Who, I might add, has never been photographed together with Byteman. Just sayin'.

@  Sabrblade : (30 March 2020 - 10:27 PM)

Bruce Wayne's cyberpunk cousin?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (30 March 2020 - 09:27 PM)

Laser Wayne

@  Sabrblade : (30 March 2020 - 09:08 PM)

Luther Unum

@  PlutoniumBoss : (30 March 2020 - 07:09 PM)

Or Lee Derwon.

@  Steevy Maximus : (30 March 2020 - 06:51 PM)

Not to be confused with Leader I

@  Steevy Maximus : (30 March 2020 - 06:50 PM)

He was Leader Uno

@  Steevy Maximus : (30 March 2020 - 06:50 PM)

He was the OTHER Leader 1

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 March 2020 - 06:29 PM)

Or Sideways.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (30 March 2020 - 05:26 PM)

On the other hand, this is Armada we're talking about. It could have actually been Metroplex.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 March 2020 - 11:08 PM)

Oh yeah, that was Fort Max. My bad.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (28 March 2020 - 09:12 PM)

https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Peritus_Maximus

@  LBD "Nyt... : (28 March 2020 - 09:11 PM)

Christmas Maximus?

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 March 2020 - 01:13 PM)

At least the ozone layer is healing. unless this is a 0.0000000001% thing it's sounds like good news.

@  ▲ndrusi : (28 March 2020 - 09:27 AM)

(But only pretty sure, not 100% sure.)

@  ▲ndrusi : (28 March 2020 - 09:26 AM)

Pretty sure y'all were thinking of Fortress Maximus yesterday.

@  Bass X0 : (28 March 2020 - 12:38 AM)

Dare! Dare to believe you can survive 2020!

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 March 2020 - 08:18 PM)

Baja Blast is back at retail!

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 March 2020 - 03:47 PM)

Shame he wasn't around more. He seemed like such a jolly, happy soul.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (27 March 2020 - 02:16 PM)

No, he was definitely Metroplex. You could tell because he was in Metroplex's distinctive red and green coloration.

@  Paladin : (27 March 2020 - 02:11 PM)

that was Leader-1. or possibly Jolt. maybe Grindor...

@  PlutoniumBoss : (27 March 2020 - 01:57 PM)

Metroplex was in Armada, in a flashback. He was the same size as everybody else. I thought that was the joke.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (27 March 2020 - 12:39 PM)

@Rodimus Supreme: Gah! You are right! How'd I get that mixed up? x.x;

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 March 2020 - 12:14 PM)

There is no Metroplex. Only Zuul.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (27 March 2020 - 11:13 AM)

@Tm_Silverclaw: There is no Armada Metroplex, he was in Cybertron.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (27 March 2020 - 11:12 AM)

And they'd be better off just retooling Metroplex and Fortress Maximus to be somewhat more accurate and changing/adding parts for interaction with later play gimmicks.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (27 March 2020 - 11:11 AM)

I honestly would prefer that for scale purposes.

@  Cyoti : (27 March 2020 - 11:07 AM)

They can redo all the CW combiners as Titan Class figures like Predaking/Devastator.

@  Dekafox : (27 March 2020 - 07:52 AM)

They could just redo Metroplex again too. Especially if it's going to be S3 based. They could also do another Primus to go with the coming Unicron.

@  OverDrive73 : (26 March 2020 - 10:56 PM)

If anyone is bored, or interested... I just added the last chapter to my fanfic comic in Allspark Pictures

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (26 March 2020 - 10:54 PM)

And no.. We could always get Titan Class Superion.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (26 March 2020 - 10:53 PM)

We need Titan Class Transformers Armada Metroplex.

@  Telly : (26 March 2020 - 08:39 PM)

ill be surprised if scorpy isnt the last titan

@  PlutoniumBoss : (26 March 2020 - 05:57 PM)

Too bad a new character titan class figure is pretty much an impossibility.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (26 March 2020 - 05:56 PM)

I want a titan class, really good looking bucket wheel excavator. Like Cybertron Metroplex was supposed to be but didn't quite pull off.

@  wonko the sane? : (26 March 2020 - 03:32 PM)

I just taped up a shower curtain and took my first shower in three weeks. It was heavenly.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (26 March 2020 - 11:48 AM)

I would buy that...

@  Maximus Ambus : (24 March 2020 - 02:03 PM)

Studio Series 100 Titan Class Driller.

@  Sabrblade : (23 March 2020 - 09:05 PM)

I'll give ya 25 cents, a pack of gum, and some peanuts.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 March 2020 - 07:35 PM)

I can give ya twenty bucks for it.

@  Paladin : (23 March 2020 - 04:28 PM)

hoarder? I hardly know 'er?

@  Dekafox : (23 March 2020 - 01:52 PM)

FOR THE HORDE!

@  repowers : (23 March 2020 - 01:48 PM)

* hordes shrubberies *

@  Telly : (23 March 2020 - 01:46 PM)

YET...

@  PlutoniumBoss : (23 March 2020 - 01:22 PM)

At least we haven't resorted to shouting "NI" at old ladies.

@  CORVUS : (23 March 2020 - 11:04 AM)

Keep it out, and I won't reply to it.


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Gallifrey Central: The Doctor Who Thread

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#8761 G.B.Blackrock

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Posted 06 January 2020 - 06:06 PM

 

Mostly, I think it's just nonsensical in a time-travel series that every single season (Series 11 notwithstanding, and even that bookended things with Tim Shaw...) has to have an arc (which somehow keeps coming up as relevant that year, yet is generally never mentioned again afterward). This is an element that should be used sparingly. Not all the time.

 

i liked how they did bad wolf and torchwood. just little name drops here and there that could very well be missed if youre not paying attention. then have them come together in the finale. and these certainly come up again later, so you may not be referring to these

 

 

I wasn't forgetting them (nor the occasional easter egg that's since been dropped), but didn't care for these either. Just because I can personally ignore them doesn't erase the nonsensical intentions behind them. 

But, again, if they were just isolated incidents, that would be one thing. It's the fact that this has been done, in some form or another, every single season since 2005 (I don't really see what makes the bookends of Series 11 any different than some of the previous story arcs, either, but that's a different discussion), that's the problem.


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Posted 06 January 2020 - 06:15 PM

Bad Wolf wasn't foreshadowing; it was random Easter Eggs with a silly retconned explanation to pretend it was all a big master plan.
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Posted 06 January 2020 - 06:30 PM

So does this mean

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Posted 07 January 2020 - 04:42 AM

Correct me if I'm wrong but I don't think Paris in 1943 looked like how it was depicted.



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Posted 09 January 2020 - 05:06 AM

It was really worth bringing the Time Lords back again, then killing them off again.

 

I can't say I'm at all interested in the Timeless Child.

 

Are the companions still wanted fugitives and will the evil buisnessman face any repercussions for trying to sell out humanity?  


Edited by Trpodeca, 09 January 2020 - 05:22 AM.

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Posted 09 January 2020 - 02:42 PM

Moffat: "My job is to start Doctor Who on the path for its next 50 years."

Chibnall: *Burns it*

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Posted 09 January 2020 - 04:13 PM

So does this mean

Spoiler

 

 

It was really worth bringing the Time Lords back again, then killing them off again.

 

I can't say I'm at all interested in the Timeless Child.

 

Are the companions still wanted fugitives and will the evil buisnessman face any repercussions for trying to sell out humanity?  

YEah, the whole burning of Galifray is what kinda killed my enjoyment of this episode. I can only hope that its not as through as it looks and some did survive.


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Posted 09 January 2020 - 05:40 PM

I just caught up with Ep2 of this season, frankly, its full of plot holes, best example is the bloody plane, reailty check, the plane should of simply fallen out of the sky and killed everyone onboard, not have it remotely controlled by a mobile phone, also, exactly how did the three compaions get off that plane after it landed? As for the "evil" businessman, he likely gone to ground to hide from what he tried to do, I suspect he'll turn up later on in the season. Galilfray, I have the feeling the Master was telling porkies about the fact he burned the place, he just using whatever happened to rattle the Doctor's cage, so why trust his word at face value?

 

Overall, the Spyfall story is rather rubbish, it tries to be James Bond, Mission Impossible and any other spy thriller but fails, I'll give this season another ep or 2 but frankly, I'm not a fan of the cast, they feel like they belong on a Soap Opera and what I gathered, much of the up coming eps are written by Soap Opera writers and those kind of shows are waste of time and money and not worth watching anytime.


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Posted 09 January 2020 - 09:42 PM

I was really hoping that Chibnall's second season would be better, but unfortantley it's the same quality as last time.

 

Still looking at the upcoming episodes Chibnall only writes the last  two this season, so maybe the rest will be better?


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Posted 09 January 2020 - 10:33 PM

 
Still looking at the upcoming episodes Chibnall only writes the last  two this season


Gonna be another miserable, boring finale then
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Posted 10 January 2020 - 05:36 AM

I did warn you all this would be how he does things.

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Posted 10 January 2020 - 06:39 AM

[...] will the evil buisnessman face any repercussions for trying to sell out humanity?  

 

Probably not, it's been a Theme with this era that the bad guys get away.



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Posted 10 January 2020 - 06:49 AM

Did they ever get round to telling M-6 who was taking out all those spies?


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Posted 10 January 2020 - 09:33 AM

Did they ever get round to telling M-6 who was taking out all those spies?

Nope, its another plot hole, just like the companions still being wanted by the police for reasons!


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Posted 10 January 2020 - 09:52 AM

 

So does this mean

Spoiler

 

 

It was really worth bringing the Time Lords back again, then killing them off again.

 

I can't say I'm at all interested in the Timeless Child.

 

Are the companions still wanted fugitives and will the evil buisnessman face any repercussions for trying to sell out humanity?  

YEah, the whole burning of Galifray is what kinda killed my enjoyment of this episode. I can only hope that its not as through as it looks and some did survive.

 

The Master lies. He only shows you what he wants to show you. He even said to the Doctor that everything she thinks she knows is a lie.

 

It's possible all the Time Lords got away safely before Gallifrey was leveled, and the Master is just messing with the Doctor. Or somesuch.

 

I'd imagine the Doctor would sense--somehow feel--that the entire race had been murdered. We're being set up for something that'll probably resolve in the season finale. I'm am cautiously optimistic.


 

Did they ever get round to telling M-6 who was taking out all those spies?

Nope, its another plot hole, just like the companions still being wanted by the police for reasons!

 

Yes. That was not great. One presumes the Doctor cleared this all up with the agency off-screen? Maybe?

 

I liked seeing the Doctor bounce about through time, and simply be Doctor-y. I also liked the callback to the Sound of Drums, and found myself tapping out the drumbeat on my couch as it was happening.


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Posted 10 January 2020 - 10:49 AM

I'm just tired of the catastrophically high stakes of the series, to be honest.

 

I mean, that's been a thing in the series since its inception 50+ years ago, but I've lost track of the number of episodes involving the demise of all life on Earth as we know it (After the second episode of the revival showcases Earth being utterly destroyed by the expansion of the sun), wiped out the Universe however many times by now, and the Doctor seemingly dying for good every other season.

 

I mean, I get that there have to be stakes and drama, but the fun factor just seems non-existent any more. Everything is handled in a Serious Manner, as though the principle agency of the series is not - in fact - instantaneous travel through time and space. When the Master admits to the Doctor that he burned Gallifrey, why didn't the Doctor say "No you didn't." pilot the TARDIS, emerge right next to him and pop him on the jaw before he could enact whatever devastation he unleashed?



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Posted 10 January 2020 - 11:12 AM

I'm just tired of the catastrophically high stakes of the series, to be honest.

 

I mean, that's been a thing in the series since its inception 50+ years ago, but I've lost track of the number of episodes involving the demise of all life on Earth as we know it (After the second episode of the revival showcases Earth being utterly destroyed by the expansion of the sun), wiped out the Universe however many times by now, and the Doctor seemingly dying for good every other season.

 

I mean, I get that there have to be stakes and drama, but the fun factor just seems non-existent any more. Everything is handled in a Serious Manner, as though the principle agency of the series is not - in fact - instantaneous travel through time and space. When the Master admits to the Doctor that he burned Gallifrey, why didn't the Doctor say "No you didn't." pilot the TARDIS, emerge right next to him and pop him on the jaw before he could enact whatever devastation he unleashed?

 

I think the Doctor is trying to avoid creating Paradox loops in his/her timeline, thou my personal theory about this Timeless child is that its really the Doctor but its just a theory with no soild proof.


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Posted 11 January 2020 - 02:03 PM

Companions on the run just felt like an awkward retread of The Sound of Drums. And there it led into something since the Master wins at the end of that episode.

Also, the villain killing his mum was just nasty. Keep it sunny, Chibnall. What kid doesn't want such bleakness on a Sunday night?

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Posted 11 January 2020 - 05:09 PM

Companions on the run just felt like an awkward retread of The Sound of Drums. And there it led into something since the Master wins at the end of that episode.

Also, the villain killing his mum was just nasty. Keep it sunny, Chibnall. What kid doesn't want such bleakness on a Sunday night?

I don't think kids even watch anymore, with Jode being rather dull, I don't think any little girls would want to be the Doctor or one of her companions at this point in time


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Posted 11 January 2020 - 06:34 PM

It's a Doctor Who tradition though to make the kids hide behind the couch!  Though yeah, that wasn't scary so much as edgy...





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