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@  2017 : (21 August 2017 - 12:01 AM)

Yeah, I'm pretty surprised.

@  Maruten : (20 August 2017 - 10:13 PM)

This stuff I think. http://www.vulture.c...-hypocrite.html

@  Confuzor : (20 August 2017 - 10:05 PM)

The what now?

@  2017 : (20 August 2017 - 09:39 PM)

This news about Joss Whedon sure was a thing to wake up to.

@  Sabrblade : (20 August 2017 - 06:59 PM)

To back up to the original question about Scramble City's existence in regards to the English-language cartoon continuity, the pack-in comic that came with the Australian DVD boxed set released by Madman did feature a timeline of events that included a point in history titles "Scramble City", so that comic may at least want us to "pretend" that Scramble City happened in the cartoon continuity. But then again, that same comic also used the Marvel Comics' asteroid crisis as the true reason for the Ark's launch, and included the Beast Wars as being unambiguously part of this timeline, so make of that comic's timeline what you will.

@  NightViper : (20 August 2017 - 09:16 AM)

And unlike Takara's JG1 that has been steadily evolving and passing itself down from writer to writer in more-or-less smooth transition, anyone going back now to Hasbro's G1 does feel a bit more like changing history rather than reviving or continuing it.

@  NightViper : (20 August 2017 - 09:11 AM)

Editors at Fun Pub didn't feel it was right to try to "fix" or otherwise change or alter other writers' works. Which is why everything Fun Pub-written became its own stream (Animated was written by the same creative team as the show, so it's one of the very few stories still set in its original continuity). So rather than write words into the original creative team's mouths, Wings only sought to offer one possible solution to the Constructicons weirdness.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 August 2017 - 08:24 PM)

Too bad there weren't that many Wings stories. On the other hand, JG1 is still continuing with stories!

@  Spacewarp : (19 August 2017 - 06:10 PM)

Wings is obviously not cartoon continuity, but is heavily indebted to it.

@  Spacewarp : (19 August 2017 - 06:09 PM)

Basically what my original point was that continuities based on the original cartoon but not actually a part of it have used what Pennpenn originally said.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (19 August 2017 - 05:42 PM)

I get what you mean, but the wording is awful. It's not possible for Wings to "alter" or "destroy" something it was never part of, nor really interacted with.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (19 August 2017 - 05:40 PM)

It didn't "alter the existing continuity". It's an entirely new one that left the cartoon's continuity exactly as it ever was.

@  Bass X0 : (19 August 2017 - 05:24 PM)

didn't it take the original cartoon continuity but change parts of it to make a new continuity? i said i'd have preferred it stayed within the original cartoon continuity instead of altering the existing continuity. thats what i would have done. stories would have been written around the existing stories.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (19 August 2017 - 04:24 PM)

Wings can't "destroy it even further" when it was never the cartoon continuity in the first place.

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 August 2017 - 03:57 PM)

The problem is that it isn't really fixable without redoing it from the ground up. Or going into insane retcons and rewrites, which A) is about the same thing, and B) is kinda Takara's thing.

@  Bass X0 : (19 August 2017 - 03:22 PM)

I find its better to fix a broken continuity than to destroy it even further.

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 August 2017 - 03:06 PM)

The cartoon couldn't even stay consistent with the cartoon, so why worry when something else can't, either?

@  Bass X0 : (19 August 2017 - 02:53 PM)

I never connected with the whole "Wings is similar to the cartoon continuity but several things are different" thing they had going on. they should really have done it so that it stayed in continuity with the cartoon but focused on the off-screen events prior, during and after the cartoon stories.

@  unluckiness : (19 August 2017 - 10:42 AM)

Not like it's ever relevant anyway.

@  Pennpenn : (19 August 2017 - 10:00 AM)

I mean, it doesn't make sense otherwise, regardless of how official particular fiction is.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (19 August 2017 - 09:57 AM)

Wings is officially not really cartoon continuity, though.

@  Spacewarp : (19 August 2017 - 09:55 AM)

@Pennpenn: There is some fiction that does actually use the whole "they were rebuilt on Earth" explanation. The Fun Pub Wings stuff comes to mind.

@  Pennpenn : (19 August 2017 - 08:36 AM)

Oh absolutely

@  unluckiness : (19 August 2017 - 05:00 AM)

point is, the cartoon's continuity was hugged to begin with.

@  Pennpenn : (19 August 2017 - 03:53 AM)

My brain usually parses that as "Constructicons built him on contract or something so weren't evil then, and Megatron meant rebuilt in Heavy Metal War". Yeah it's a stretch, but whatever

@  unluckiness : (19 August 2017 - 03:16 AM)

Just like the evil constructicons built Megatron then turned good and then were robosmashed back to evil and then somehow built on Earth.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 August 2017 - 06:28 PM)

Though to be fair, Japanese continuity itself did not reconcile how Dinosaurer was destroyed in the 1980s and rebuilt in 2010 until the Unite Warriors manga of 2017.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 August 2017 - 05:45 PM)

Also, Scramble City has Trypticon in existence while the English version had Trypticon built in 2005 in season 3.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (18 August 2017 - 04:15 PM)

English and Japanese dubs of the cartoon are officially different continuities from each other, so...

@  Bass X0 : (18 August 2017 - 04:07 PM)

Is Scramble City canon or in continuity with the U.S. 80s Transformers cartoon despite not being dubbed?

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 August 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Make it a link instead of just pasting the URL.

@  Evac : (18 August 2017 - 02:56 PM)

If I could post youtube links without them becoming videos in the box, I'd link to the "parrot singing 'Let The Bodies Hit The Floor'" video.

@  Bass X0 : (18 August 2017 - 02:51 PM)

it was....... SPOILERS..... Detective Conan.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 August 2017 - 02:38 PM)

let the bodies hit the floor, let the bodies hit the floor let the bodies hit the.....FLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOR

@  NotVeryKnightly : (18 August 2017 - 02:34 PM)

Only almost?

@  Bass X0 : (18 August 2017 - 02:17 PM)

someone dies almost every episode.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 August 2017 - 01:59 PM)

Don't be in an anime?

@  Bass X0 : (18 August 2017 - 01:11 PM)

An episode of an anime I watched was about a woman who killed her husband because he spent most of his money on toys instead of on her. Let this be a lesson to us all.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 August 2017 - 02:24 PM)

You'd be a banker.

@  RichardT1977 : (17 August 2017 - 12:20 PM)

What if you paid your job but they don't love you?

@  BlackMax : (16 August 2017 - 08:01 PM)

...crap, never mind, enough searching and I turned it up. I am convinced this would not have happened without asking.

@  BlackMax : (16 August 2017 - 07:43 PM)

Forgive me for being the last one aboard the bus that came and went after the previous bus... but can anyone direct me to the comic based on UW Megatronia?

@  Bass X0 : (16 August 2017 - 04:36 PM)

I'll refer to Simon Furman's work on Dreamwave.

@  OrionPax44 : (16 August 2017 - 04:28 PM)

How bout if you love your job but they don't pay you?

@  Bass X0 : (16 August 2017 - 02:31 PM)

It doesn't feel like work when you love your job!

@  2017 : (16 August 2017 - 08:24 AM)

Why do you want to remove it? Just in the way or something?

@  Pennpenn : (16 August 2017 - 03:42 AM)

I wonder if there's any way to remove Destiny 2 from the Battlenet launcher entirely?

@  OrionPax44 : (15 August 2017 - 01:55 PM)

Cause they wanna slice your head off but irritation is all they can pull off.

@  Benbot : (15 August 2017 - 10:59 AM)

why do electric razors do such a poor job with the neck?

@  RichardT1977 : (13 August 2017 - 08:17 PM)

"We Are Number One" but with the cancer in remission.


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#21 Darkstream

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 05:41 PM

QUOTE(SoS @ Nov 11 2011, 12:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Darkstream @ Nov 5 2011, 01:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
so he has gladiator face. Awesome.

If anyone see's the new Iceman id like it.

Seen quite a few. I'll pick one up if you still need him.

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i do. I missed him by had to be hours today. Got Shield Steve rogers though.

Wasnt someone looking for the variant Ms. Marvel? My target got in like three of them for some reason.

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 06:24 PM

QUOTE(Darkstream @ Nov 11 2011, 05:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(SoS @ Nov 11 2011, 12:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Darkstream @ Nov 5 2011, 01:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
so he has gladiator face. Awesome.

If anyone see's the new Iceman id like it.

Seen quite a few. I'll pick one up if you still need him.

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i do. I missed him by had to be hours today. Got Shield Steve rogers though.

Wasnt someone looking for the variant Ms. Marvel? My target got in like three of them for some reason.

I'm still looking for Ms. Marvel variant.

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 07:48 PM

As am I. More specifically, I'm looking for the running change one that had her as Moonstone posing as Ms. Marvel.

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 11:42 PM

yeah no i am seeing the shorthaired variant.

I see the long haired i might snag it as well.

Magnus if you want the short haired let me know and ill try to snag another,

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 06:26 AM


Question...

I only follow the Marvel Universe figures casually. Until last week I never knew there was a Quicksilver/Wonderman two pack. Certainly never saw it on the shelf and I do look through them in the stores all the time.

Was that set really hard to find? I mean I still see the original Secret Wars theme sets at a number of stores, mixed with a lot of boring (to me) Xmen and stuff, but I would have jumped on that set...


-ZacWilliam, just really liked the 90s Wonderman comic and PADs Quicksilver...

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 09:23 AM

QUOTE(Ursa Magnus @ Nov 11 2011, 06:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
As am I. More specifically, I'm looking for the running change one that had her as Moonstone posing as Ms. Marvel.


Did I know you were looking for that? I know I have seen her, just not sure from where. I won't be able to check where I think she was for a couple of weeks, but I will let you know what I find. icon-ironhide.gif

I have not seen the Quicksilver/Wonderman pack yet either. icon-screamer.gif

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 09:45 AM

Onyx: I'm not sure if I had mentioned her before or not. icon-wildride.gif

Zac: The Wonder Man /Quicksilver set is just now starting to hit e-tailers. As far as I know, it's not even remotely anywhere physical yet.

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 12:52 PM

QUOTE(Ursa Magnus @ Nov 12 2011, 09:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
: The Wonder Man /Quicksilver set is just now starting to hit e-tailers. As far as I know, it's not even remotely anywhere physical yet.


Oh good. The few online stores I saw it listed on had the release date as Sept. And were usually sold out so I assumed I'd missed it.


-ZacWilliam, still needs to track down Vision. And if I get Wonderman I'll need a Beast. And Black Knight is a must. Heh, I have a feeling the money I save on Prime will be going elsewhere...
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Posted 12 November 2011 - 05:37 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Nov 12 2011, 12:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And if I get Wonderman I'll need a Beast. And Black Knight is a must.



Well, yeah. You've got to have the pairing of Simon and Hank. And even though the upcoming Hank looks nice, I detest the "Cat Beast" look he has now. I'll still get him, but I need to track down one of those of Marvel Superhero Showdown Beasts.

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 07:39 AM


Found the Guardians of the Galaxy set for the first time in stores yest. At TRU. Very cool.

-ZacWilliam, I think that makes Wondy and Pietro my main goal now...
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Posted 16 November 2011 - 10:02 PM

ExVee I checked two Targets and they did not have any Darkhawks. I'll check TRU this weekend and let you know if I find one.

Onyx, can I be added to the list as well? I'm also looking for Moonstone "Ms. Marvel".


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Posted 16 November 2011 - 11:11 PM

QUOTE(SoS @ Nov 16 2011, 09:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
ExVee I checked two Targets and they did not have any Darkhawks. I'll check TRU this weekend and let you know if I find one.

Onyx, can I be added to the list as well? I'm also looking for Moonstone "Ms. Marvel".


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Sure. Maybe I will luck out and find more than one. icon-ironhide.gif

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 07:28 AM

QUOTE(SoS @ Nov 16 2011, 09:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
ExVee I checked two Targets and they did not have any Darkhawks. I'll check TRU this weekend and let you know if I find one.

Onyx, can I be added to the list as well? I'm also looking for Moonstone "Ms. Marvel".


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Thanks for checking. I'm working on one from Ebay for pretty close to retail, so if that goes my way it won't be an issue anymore. icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 05:18 PM

Darkstream, are you still in need of an Iceman? I found a couple at a local Wal-Mart today (along with 2 Iron Men, 2 flesh Creels, and a Magneto).

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 07:27 PM

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Darkstream, are you still in need of an Iceman? I found a couple at a local Wal-Mart today (along with 2 Iron Men, 2 flesh Creels, and a Magneto).

yes i do...yes i do!

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 07:42 PM

PM me your addy again then. I grabbed him just in case, so he's here ready to go.

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 08:29 PM

awesome! watch i get him from you and i run into 30 of them.

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Posted 18 November 2011 - 09:12 PM

Someone should have told me that Scarlet Spider SUCKED!

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 06:48 AM

No Moonstones, guys. Sorry. icon-screamer.gif


On the bright side, I found the Future Foundation set. Almost bought the GotG set, but I am already over the budget for the month.

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 08:21 AM

It's only the reg. short hair ver. that's shipping out in the Wave 4 Rev. 2 cases. Not the Moonstone variant.


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