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@  Maruten : (23 July 2017 - 11:33 PM)

I've ordered from them several times with no problems.

@  Telly : (23 July 2017 - 11:19 PM)

i havent. but ive only ordered from them a few times

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 July 2017 - 11:16 PM)

Has anyone here ever had trouble with orders from Tfsource before?

@  BlackMax : (23 July 2017 - 09:29 PM)

Good track, but I prefer Paranoid. Is there any tune better for this board? "tell a joke and I will sigh, and you will laugh, and I will cry".

@  Evac : (23 July 2017 - 08:41 PM)

GEN'RALS GATHERED IN THEIR MASSES *GUITAR CHORD* JUST LIKE WITCHES AT BLACK MASSES

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 July 2017 - 06:29 PM)

Once again, there is pain, I bring flame, I bring cold. I'm the blood red sandman, coming home.

@  Evac : (23 July 2017 - 06:26 PM)

Yo, when Team Skull meets you, they don't even greet you!

@  LBD "Nyt... : (23 July 2017 - 06:23 PM)

Yooooooo

@  Evac : (23 July 2017 - 06:15 PM)

Yo.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (23 July 2017 - 06:14 PM)

Once more, I have returned. w00t.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 July 2017 - 02:01 PM)

Macross Delta sucks but I listen to the music anyway.

@  MEDdMI : (23 July 2017 - 09:46 AM)

And dealing with me.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 July 2017 - 08:47 AM)

Don't forget the rock music and D&D.

@  unluckiness : (23 July 2017 - 07:52 AM)

He certainly doesn't have the time to be employed full-time what with all the war-stoking, dinosaur fossil burying, pornographing and etc

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 July 2017 - 06:44 AM)

Look, I'm TRYING, okay?

@  Bass X0 : (23 July 2017 - 06:40 AM)

The devil is a part-timer!

@  Nevermore : (23 July 2017 - 06:32 AM)

I always took it to be a catch-all term for "person or thing of the same name" regardless of which came first.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (22 July 2017 - 10:06 PM)

So technically it could be either way and not be wrong, but it is more apt to be Kalidor's example.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (22 July 2017 - 10:05 PM)

one that has the same name as another; especially : one who is named after another or for whom another is named

@  Kalidor : (22 July 2017 - 09:45 PM)

I think the official meaning is that a namesake is the person or thing that is named after something else. So the USS Kalidor would be Kalidor's namesake

@  Pennpenn : (22 July 2017 - 08:30 PM)

I thought it was either?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 July 2017 - 08:27 PM)

It is very irritating that no one seems to agree on whether the word "namesake" refers to the thing that came first or the thing that came second.

@  2017 : (22 July 2017 - 07:19 PM)

I'd like it, but I really don't have the cash or the justification.

@  Paladin : (22 July 2017 - 02:48 PM)

Anyone still need a Chaos on Velocitron set? Found one at TRU today...

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 July 2017 - 01:27 PM)

He REALLY likes blowing stuff up.

@  Dekafox : (22 July 2017 - 12:42 PM)

G1 Scattershot's 3rd mode gimmick?

@  MEDdMI : (22 July 2017 - 12:04 PM)

Nothing can be more awkward than the crotch rubsigns.

@  Bass X0 : (22 July 2017 - 11:28 AM)

well, they had to go somewhere.

@  Pennpenn : (22 July 2017 - 02:54 AM)

TR Quake's shoulder symbols are very awkward looking

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

..er myself.

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

NOT RESPONDING

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

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@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

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@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

Couldn't say it bett.....

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 July 2017 - 10:33 PM)

You just don't appreciate the speed of a solid state drive until you have to use an old laptop with an old spinning drive

@  Patchouli Kn... : (21 July 2017 - 08:32 PM)

If there's at least one, you can army-build.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2017 - 07:25 PM)

Are there even enough toys of him to collect?

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 July 2017 - 04:21 PM)

A nerd.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 04:19 PM)

Speaking of, what do you call someone who collects toys of the Marvel character The Collector?

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 04:18 PM)

What about people who collect the "Die Hard" movies?

@  wonko the sane? : (21 July 2017 - 03:54 PM)

A lot of the die hard collectors don't need to be louder...

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 July 2017 - 03:22 PM)

@Nevermore Benbot means "amped" as in excited. I believe the term is shorthand for (a sound) amplifier.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Or is "shorthand" a synonym for "amputated"?

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Is "amped" shorthand for "amputated"?

@  Benbot : (21 July 2017 - 12:28 PM)

I am amped! But I also have standards.

@  Fear or Courage : (21 July 2017 - 08:38 AM)

I consider Thew to basically be the model toy collector. We should all aim to be so amped about the thing we collect.

@  Pennpenn : (21 July 2017 - 07:21 AM)

And some people are just whiny jerks who like to complain about stuff and don't realise that, so will invent irrational grievances to fuel that need.

@  Rycochet : (21 July 2017 - 06:13 AM)

A lot of toy collectors don't seem to get that the things the collect are toys.and have unrealistic expectations of what's doable in a modern retail environment. You're not going to get a $100 figure's worth of parts and paint for $20 or less and gimmicks are needed tomake the toys actually, you know, fun.

@  Foffy : (20 July 2017 - 09:40 PM)

Not necessarily. With the right condiments, they can taste surprisingly nice.

@  Evac : (20 July 2017 - 09:37 PM)

I think most toy collectors are bitter in some form.


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#3061 Ursa Magnus

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 01:01 PM

I hear that's a common issue actually. You're not the first person from whom I've heard that had an issue with that leg on the BaF.


Edited by Ursa Magnus, 23 January 2017 - 01:02 PM.


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Posted 23 January 2017 - 01:55 PM

I hear that's a common issue actually. You're not the first person from whom I've heard that had an issue with that leg on the BaF.

 

Is it a case of the hole not being deep enough (something simple that could just be drilled out a bit), or something else?


 
 
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#3063 Steevy Maximus

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Posted 26 January 2017 - 09:40 PM

http://news.toyark.c...s-hasbro-237663

Spider-Man Homecoming toys revealed.  Seems like Hasbro's moving into the "basic 6 inch" range they and Mattel started to do last year with more modestly articulated figures being sold alongside more articulated/detailed stuff in the Legends assortment.

 

Along with some stuff being revealed a few weeks back for Guardians of the Galaxy, Idle Hands got a look at a few more items.

http://idlehands1.bl...alaxy-vol2.html

I'm actually not seeing much specifically tied to the feature film itself aside from a music centric Star Lord figure.  Seems like Hasbro's banking on broad brand familiarity with the decent cartoon series (which is basically just an expansion of the movie itself).  The 6" figure line looks like it's finally going to add a few villains to the mix with Thanos, Nebula and Yondu.

 

I'm curious to see how this approach plays out in future lines.  Hopefully, this is move towards a less fragmented retail space.


Edited by Steevy Maximus, 26 January 2017 - 09:40 PM.


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Posted 27 January 2017 - 12:50 AM

Goddammit. I'm gonna have to get that Thanos...



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Posted 30 January 2017 - 09:09 PM

Nice!

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 08:57 PM

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 09:14 PM

Black Jynn would make for a VERY easy Rogue custom. Just cut off the vest, cut off the gun holster, repaint, and voila, you've got yourself a kick arse Mike Carey Legacy era Rogue.

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 10:00 AM

 

 

I was excited about this until I realized it was Marvel Select and not Marvel Legends.  I try not to mix them into my collection because inevitably, ML will replace anything from MS I get, but I may have to get that Gamora and Rocket.  Hasbro's fixation on recycling the shitty "no articulation below the waist" Rocket mold does not give me hope we will ever get a good one.

 

Now, if we could just get a ML/MS Guardians Ben Grimm and a ML Guardians Kitty Pryde, we could "finish" the team.  Which means it will never happen.

 

I just made myself sad.  :D  :(


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Posted 05 February 2017 - 10:31 AM

Yup, I pre-ordered the set with Gamora because I needed an articulated Rocket badly. I like the Legends ones that have been released well enough, but you can do so much more with this version. It's a shame that her figure being so recent probably casts Space Kitty in doubt.

 

Playing with fire made me want to dig out a few figures.

 

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 11:53 AM

Aren't the MS figures a hair bigger than the ML? I guess it wouldn't matter for Rocket or Groot, but the regular size humans don't quite match up do they?
 
 
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Posted 05 February 2017 - 12:50 PM

Aren't the MS figures a hair bigger than the ML? I guess it wouldn't matter for Rocket or Groot, but the regular size humans don't quite match up do they?


Yeah MS is more 7 inch scale over ML's 6 inch scale.

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 02:52 PM

Now with improved floor...

 

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 07:39 PM

dang sword looks wicked 


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Posted 16 February 2017 - 07:18 AM

Am I the only person that didn't know that Gentle Giant took over the sculpting of Hasbro's Marvel Legends?

 

http://thefwoosh.com...ume-2-star-lord

 

Also, these guys are all over the Walgreens in the DFW area.  Sadly, none of the newest Transformers were to be seen.  I needs me a Perceptor.



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Posted 18 February 2017 - 12:49 AM

I did not know that!  Fantastic job they did on Chris Pratt's likeness.

 

Man, I really thought I was done buying comic figures.


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Posted 18 February 2017 - 04:05 PM

Here's a gallery of Hasbro's toyfair display.

Definitely the first spider-man wave where I have no desire to buy the whole thing.

Might just stick to Moon Knight and Cosmic Spidey.

 

That Gotg wave on the other hand is pretty tempting. Nice to finally have an articulated-below-the-waist Rocket.

 

The panel mentioned an A-Force box set. I hope we get to see that.

 

edit: The Fwoosh seems to have a pretty good rundown of what was announced.


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Posted 18 February 2017 - 06:48 PM

 

A-Force Box set including (no figures shown, only comic art):
Pulse (Monica Rambeau)
Sif
Lady Loki
She-Hulk (new head)
Singularity
Elsa Bloodstone

 

Ooooooh, man.

Really digging the articulated Rocket figure they're showing. Mantis as a BAF is diabolical and it looks like I'll be picking up the entire wave.

 

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Posted 18 February 2017 - 06:55 PM

My only disappointment with the Gotg stuff is that there's a movie Star-Lord in both waves, plus a two pack.




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Posted 18 February 2017 - 07:30 PM

Who is the girl in the back?

 

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Because it looks like she's a 3.75 in which case she is totally going to be my modern Zarana custom.


 
 
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Posted 18 February 2017 - 07:33 PM

That's Jewel/Jessica Jones






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