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@  unluckiness : (16 June 2019 - 01:20 AM)

And for hug's sake, I hope that the new Fire Emblem's PC isn't one of the DLC

@  Sean Whitmore : (15 June 2019 - 04:11 PM)

Smash Bros could never touch a new franchise again, and I'd still have laundry lists of side characters and villains I'd love to see included.

@  unluckiness : (15 June 2019 - 09:36 AM)

DINNER

@  SG Roadbuster : (15 June 2019 - 09:36 AM)

cuz i wanna fight a boat

@  SG Roadbuster : (15 June 2019 - 09:35 AM)

if we must have another zelda character, id want the king of red lion

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 10:38 PM)

I would unironically love Tingle in Smash.

@  Paladin : (14 June 2019 - 02:06 PM)

they HAVE to put Travis Touchdown in at some point now, right???

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 June 2019 - 01:24 PM)

Right after Shaq.

@  Locoman : (14 June 2019 - 12:36 PM)

When will we get Bluster Kong in Smash?

@  unluckiness : (14 June 2019 - 08:20 AM)

The last three DLC characters are Tingle, Charles Barkley and L Tetris block with Reverse L Tetris block as an Echo fighter.

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 08:09 AM)

Pipe dream Smash entry: The Prince from the Katamari series. :D

@  MEDdMI : (14 June 2019 - 06:35 AM)

The space/time around them gets frozen too! ....or something.

@  unluckiness : (14 June 2019 - 06:01 AM)

I still want to find out how freezing people suspends them in midair

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (14 June 2019 - 02:45 AM)

We really need Subzero or Scorpion in Smash. Violence aside, they are pretty big gaming icons as well.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2019 - 08:18 PM)

Given Nintendo's relationship with Tecmo, I'm still waiting for Ryu Hyabusa

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 June 2019 - 07:19 PM)

I'm still waiting for Doomguy.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2019 - 06:47 PM)

I just started watching High School DxD (don't judge me...) and I caught on the Nintendo Treehouse some request Rias for Smash lol

@  ▲ndrusi : (13 June 2019 - 11:25 AM)

I have having to watch a video to find out why someone wanted me to watch the video

@  Nevermore : (11 June 2019 - 04:58 PM)

I remember when the TPB for The Dark Age 2 was delayed for an entire year...

@  Trpodeca : (11 June 2019 - 03:55 AM)

I just wish they'd release the Astro City paperback trades.

@  Nevermore : (10 June 2019 - 05:31 AM)

As an open-minded heterosexual, I wouldn't mind seeing more of that.

@  Nevermore : (10 June 2019 - 05:29 AM)

Currently in the process of re-reading Kurt Busiek's Astro City. Big props for the issue featuring the "Dancing Master" and its portrayal of non-stereotypical gay characters.

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 June 2019 - 05:25 AM)

Don't phone charges often contain special rapid charge circuitry, though? The voltage might be higher too, given the selfie stick probably has a very basic battery.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (09 June 2019 - 11:28 PM)

Glad to be of assistance!

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 10:32 PM)

*checks selfie stick and phone charger* huh. perfect fit. thanks!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (09 June 2019 - 09:58 PM)

I would use the USB-to-AC adapter that came with my iPhone, though I gather you must have a different brand of cell phone.

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:42 PM)

In that case a generic adapter is probably your best bet, then. Keep in mind a lot of hotels now have plain USB outlets in rooms too, though; but I guess that's not guaranteed

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 05:31 PM)

yeah, i just need something small to plug into the wall. im not sure im taking my laptop on my trip later this year and i want a way to charge my stuff

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:04 PM)

They also have wall outlets with built-in USB in addition to the two regular plugs; I installed those around my place so I have USB ports everywhere

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:02 PM)

You might be able to get a generic adapter to use with it at Radio Shack if you know the appropriate voltages or whatever

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:01 PM)

It came with a USB cable with no AC adapter? A lot of lower priced electronics do that, presumably assuming that USB is pretty ubiquitous

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 05:00 PM)

Yeah, must be, I guess.

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 04:59 PM)

maybe having bluetooth has something to do with it?

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 04:58 PM)

the one i got has an on/off button, and came with a usb to attach to my laptop to charge it. its this one https://www.walmart....ility/432985497

@  TM2-Megatron : (09 June 2019 - 04:51 PM)

Selfie sticks have power? I thought they were to just hold the phone away from you

@  Telly : (09 June 2019 - 04:44 PM)

need some technical help.how do i charge my selfie stick without using my laptop? is there some kind of portable charger? i know it sounds like a dumb question, but i dont know very much about this stuff

@  MEDdMI : (08 June 2019 - 06:58 PM)

Different songs or overdosing don't work for me. My brain can play multiple songs at once. Best to do something else to distract me.

@  Xellos : (08 June 2019 - 05:36 PM)

Still, the worst is having the last song I hear before going into work being stuck in my head all day.

@  TheMightyMol... : (08 June 2019 - 05:00 PM)

Get a different song stuck in your head too. Let them battle for supremacy. Only the strong survive.

@  Nevermore : (08 June 2019 - 03:53 PM)

Keep listening to it over and over until you got the lyrics memorized. By that point, it will start to fade out of your system.

@  Nevermore : (08 June 2019 - 02:48 PM)

I've discovered the easiest cure for having a song stuck in your head is overdosing to the point of fatigue.

@  Steevy Maximus : (08 June 2019 - 12:27 PM)

Jedi Fallen Order sure does look a LOT like a Souls style game with Star Wars flavoring

@  Kalidor : (07 June 2019 - 06:18 PM)

I have a hard time believing that you speaking at length and with great detail is something you wouldn't be good at. Glad you had fun.

@  Nevermore : (07 June 2019 - 02:51 PM)

Funny thing is I wasn't nervous at all. Might have helped that I was able to speak freely due to having assembled my speech from a lot of smaller segments I had previously told to my colleagues on the shopfloor, with a few punchlines added.

@  Nevermore : (07 June 2019 - 02:49 PM)

Allegedly I did well. Lots of applause, and was told I was leagues beyond the guy who spoke before me (though that wasn't difficult, that guy was dry as a river on Mars).

@  Nevermore : (07 June 2019 - 02:48 PM)

So I volunteered to hold a small speech at our strike assembly today (lots of Amazon employees, plus some people from IKEA, Smyths toys and some other local retailers).

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 June 2019 - 01:17 PM)

Today Dolly the Sheep and Super Salmon, tomorrow Neo Sapiens. We're through the looking glass people.

@  Kalidor : (07 June 2019 - 12:55 PM)

Happy birthday @Pinkcolliebot

@  Pinkcolliebot : (07 June 2019 - 12:03 PM)

Today's My Birthday!!!

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 June 2019 - 03:16 AM)

Think how many copies of Optimus Prime's brain could fit on that.


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#5881 Detour

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Posted 13 April 2015 - 11:50 PM

I guess. I'm not big on the Snake-Eyes legs being used here. Not too sure what they could've used in their stead though. Old Snake had some odd flared boots in the cartoon.


You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


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Posted 14 April 2015 - 11:23 AM

FSS 4: I can't wait to see the mock-ups for these. I'm about 99-percent sure I'm in.

 

SDCC Exclusives: Last year I got lucky and ordered a Danger at the Docks set the instant they went online at TRU. This year I suspect I won't be as lucky--I'll be camping in Gettysburg that week in July. I might try ordering on my phone. Very interested in the Crimson Strike set. The repainted HISS is the closest I'll ever get to an updated Persuader.

 

3-PACKS: I'm in for Sneak Attack and Rock Rampage! These look amazing! I'll probably get Vanishing Act, although I'm not sure why Hit & Run is grey (did the Boss Fight Medusa get him?)

 

2-PACKS: All of 'em. Hell yes, I'll buy another Blowtorch to get a Python Patrol Croc Master. That Shipwreck is fantastic; Gung Ho looks great; and we're getting a troop builder pack for both Joe and Iron Grenadier. I'm pumped.

 

DESERT DUEL: In for this. Very sharp repaints of both vehicles.

 

SILENT STRIKE: Also in for this. The vehicles look great. A new Joe, and he's an homage to Gyre Viper.

 

Very pleased with the vast majority of both Hasbro's offerings, as well as the Club's.



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Posted 14 April 2015 - 06:13 PM

Feel like bolstering your 1:18 female ranks?

Legion XIV has the hookup!

https://www.kickstar...18-scale-figure


You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


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Posted 14 April 2015 - 06:15 PM

Ooh. I could go for a female Cobra Trooper or two.


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Posted 14 April 2015 - 06:42 PM

That's the cheapest Bombstrike I'm ever gonna see. Very tempting.



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Posted 14 April 2015 - 06:47 PM

I'd have been happy with that brunette as Lady Jaye too, if the 50th anniversary one hadn't come out.


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#5887 Esser-Z

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Posted 14 April 2015 - 06:47 PM

Oooooooo



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Posted 14 April 2015 - 07:10 PM

I'd have been happy with that brunette as Lady Jaye too, if the 50th anniversary one hadn't come out.

That's okay, she works really well as a somewhat different Lady.

hee


You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


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Posted 14 April 2015 - 09:37 PM

Feel like bolstering your 1:18 female ranks?

Legion XIV has the hookup!

https://www.kickstar...18-scale-figure

 

Totally dig these and have gladly pledged, will probably up my pledge a level.

 

 

 

Plus that shipping is very international friendly.


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Posted 15 April 2015 - 01:41 PM

So is Old Snake and the drone BAT a Joe Club exclusive?  Do we know?


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Posted 15 April 2015 - 01:45 PM

So is Old Snake and the drone BAT a Joe Club exclusive?  Do we know?

It's supposed to be available to both clubs.  As is Marissa & Afterburner.

 

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Posted 17 April 2015 - 10:05 PM

UPDATE: The proportions of the base figure have been revised.

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You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


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Posted 17 April 2015 - 10:20 PM

That's better - they were a bit too KO-looking for my tastes before.


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Posted 17 April 2015 - 11:06 PM

I just bought this.

 

Box is in amazing condition. Rolling Thunder is complete. Sticker Sheet is intact and none of the stickers have been applied.

 

$150 free shipping.

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Posted 17 April 2015 - 11:34 PM

That's a great deal :thumbsup


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Posted 18 April 2015 - 12:11 AM

Are unused vintage stickers still usable, or are you better off getting reproductions?



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Posted 18 April 2015 - 08:49 AM

Awesome score - definitely jealous.
 
 
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Posted 18 April 2015 - 08:57 AM

Are unused vintage stickers still usable, or are you better off getting reproductions?

I'm going to look into repros. The glue is usually pretty bad depending on the humidity it's been sitting in all it's life. Modern stickers are a bit better from the ones that I've bought.

 

 

Oh, by the way, I bought it from a collector on a GIJoe Facebook group.

https://www.facebook...oetoycollectors

 

Another great one is

https://www.facebook...oups/arah82to94


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Posted 18 April 2015 - 10:09 AM

I'm literally the only person in the world who kinda prefers the original look. :D



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Posted 18 April 2015 - 06:00 PM

So I ended up with three of the Joecon figures: Undertow, Iron Anvil, and Stalker. Wreckage is still on the "to-do" list. :D

 

The paint on all of these is... not the best. I realize that regardless of exclusivity and cost, Fun Pub uses the same factories and machinery and workers that Hasbro does. Quite frankly though, if I saw these in the store I'd look past them to see if there were any with better paint. Anvil's rebreather was apparently applied with a roller, and the paint on Stalker's shoes stops short of the cuffs--and unevenly at that. Undertow has a few spots of red paint on pieces that don't even have red paint. That's all in addition to a general irregularity of coverage and sloppiness. Hasbro really needs to talk to the factory about the paint apps.

 

(As an aside, Hasbro's surprise at Joecon that people are unhappy with the paint on the 50th figures is... distressing. I can understand if they don't hang out on the fansites, but aren't any of them buying the toys? And will complaints about paint apps really make it from bored customer service reps all the way to the brand team? I doubt that very much...)

 

Undertow is pretty good. The ankles on mine are a bit loose, but he stands just fine on his stand. The flippers are surprisingly unstable though. Personally I have no complaints about the parts selection (the figure is new to me) and the colors (they're actually what I'd prefer). The accessories are (fish aside) pretty much the standard Undertow complement--of note, the mask fits the head WAY better than the mockup suggested.

 

Iron Anvil is really kinda gorgeous. The colors are balanced really nicely and the new head is just about perfect. The accessories aren't anything special, but they're everything he needs. The only problem I've found is that the backpack hole on the back and the vest didn't want to align.

 

Stalker is one I want to like a lot. The Talking Battle Commanders mold that this is ultimately based on is THE Stalker figure of my youth. Unfortunately this one has hits and misses. I still don't think the face is snarling enough, but it's not nearly as calm as I thought it was from the mockups. There's actually some really great detail in his furrowed brow and curled lips. The accessories are good, and I like the creativity in using Snow Job's backpack to stow the giant machine gun while also having the radio call back to the TBC figure. The legs are still laughable. Not only do they look nothing like the figure that inspired this, but they simply don't look good in these colors. I kid you not, my wife saw it and her immediate reaction was "there's an MC Hammer GI Joe?!" :D My figure also has extremely loose arms, but I've been assured that's not common and have already arranged an exchange.





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