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@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:59 AM)

Probably gonna assemble Devastator after work.

@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:58 AM)

Ooooh. Overload arrived. He's surprisingly fun.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 04:00 PM)

He's sweeter than the average bear.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 July 2020 - 03:14 PM)

Convert him to Maple Syrup.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 03:10 PM)

what would Canada do with Yogi?

@  Cyoti : (01 July 2020 - 12:51 PM)

We can deport Yogi back to Canada now.

@  Sabrblade : (01 July 2020 - 12:50 PM)

Jellystone National Pawk. A westful wetweat.

@  Rycochet : (01 July 2020 - 12:47 PM)

Jellystone. We're going to be plunged into a decade of poor animation. Fortunately we've been led by bad cartoon characters for years so we won't notice much difference.

@  Maximus Ambus : (01 July 2020 - 06:19 AM)

what next? YELLOWSTONE?

@  Nevermore : (01 July 2020 - 05:46 AM)

Thanks, dead person.

@  Bass X0 : (01 July 2020 - 05:06 AM)

congratulations to all survivors of the first half of 2020.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 10:21 PM)

21 for me, but after numerous repetitions I got it down to 17 and a half.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 06:16 PM)

I transform in six steps from human to human sitting on my ass at the computer and back again!

@  -LittleAutob... : (30 June 2020 - 05:55 PM)

x-x when in vehicle mode we can travel much F A R T H E R-

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 05:52 PM)

Because despite the fact that we can travel around the world in the time it takes to get a good nights sleep and a couple of meals: people rarely wander more than 25 miles away from home for the duration of their lives.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I don't know how many days that trip takes - especially while sightseeing - but explaining they're 3936 kilometers (2445 miles) apart gives an idea, paradoxically because it is too large to easily picture.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:44 PM)

Aye.  When I catch lay people discussing miles and not how long the trip takes, it is in an attempt to stress how far away something is... like NYC to LA.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

But I can imagine 45 *minutes* easily.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

I can imagine a mile, it's a distance I've run. I can't really imagine 45 miles.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:19 PM)

I think there's also an element of the thing where things that are much bigger than us all blur together.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:49 AM)

If you're not, then you're more concerned with how long it takes.  Actual distance doesn't tell you that very well.  Besides traffic and road conditions, you'll need to know what kind of driving (city/interstate/rural/etc.).

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:47 AM)

Distance matters if you're being paid by the mile.

@  TM2-Megatron : (30 June 2020 - 11:44 AM)

Canadians are the same way, for the most part. If you're driving somewhere far, especially, it helps you plan out the day more than a distance in KM would.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:42 AM)

We use the time it takes to get someplace because that is what is relevant to us.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 10:55 AM)

Because even we can't figure out miles half the time.

@  Paladin : (30 June 2020 - 09:54 AM)

it's a big country with a lot of empty space. between our citizens' ears.

@  Bass X0 : (30 June 2020 - 09:52 AM)

Why do most Americans measure distance by hours of driving?

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 07:26 PM)

And as a result the world's lone blu-ray release of the film, an Australian disc that came out 7 years ago, now goes for hundreds of dollars on eBay. Thanks Disney.

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 06:21 PM)

Well, they censored Daryl Hannah's butt in Splash :rolleyes

@  Paladin : (29 June 2020 - 05:43 PM)

maybe New Mutants is too bad even for D+.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 June 2020 - 05:00 PM)

X-Men films are coming to Disney+ next month. But will they censor Hugh Jackman's butt?

@  -LittleAutob... : (29 June 2020 - 12:44 PM)

Pft.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 11:59 AM)

Behold! Night Strike Galvatron!

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 09:53 AM)

I will grant you a recolored body, and recolored troops to command.

@  Cybersnark : (29 June 2020 - 09:47 AM)

I don't want to be reissued. This body sucks, I wanna be updated.

@  Nevermore : (29 June 2020 - 09:43 AM)

I definitely don't intend to be reissued. Nobody would buy me.

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 08:31 AM)

will anybody else attempt to be reissued?

@  wonko the sane? : (29 June 2020 - 07:51 AM)

*Gasp* Decepticons re-writing history to serve their own needs?!?!

@  Nevermore : (29 June 2020 - 05:48 AM)

The whole point of the DJD is that they're fanatical Megatron fanboys (especially Tarn) to the point of having their own headcanon taking priority of the actual canon, simply speaking.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 04:01 AM)

They didn't know the war was over until later. And then they denied it anyway.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 June 2020 - 10:47 PM)

"He's comin' right for us!"

@  Telly : (28 June 2020 - 08:40 PM)

was that even still in effect once the war ended?

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 June 2020 - 06:51 PM)

According to Roberts, soldiers can ignore the order to spare Whirl if he's directly threatening them. But mostly the DJD were out of their heads on Nuke and not really caring much at the time.

@  Xaaron : (28 June 2020 - 06:41 PM)

Also, they were hopped up on goofballs at the time.

@  wonko the sane? : (28 June 2020 - 06:06 PM)

Cause it was whirl. He opened his (non-existant.) gob at the just the right time to piss somebody off. Or, so I assume.

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 June 2020 - 06:00 PM)

If Whirl was off limits why did the DJD kill him?

@  TM2-Megatron : (27 June 2020 - 05:57 PM)

That sounds about right. I actually didn't get into it until the IQ expansion came out (which saved me a bit of expense)

@  Otaku : (27 June 2020 - 05:55 PM)

Weird question (and sorry for so many shouts): did Overpower really release in August of '95?  I could have sworn I attempted to play it with a classmate who shouldn't have been a classmate by that point.

@  Otaku : (27 June 2020 - 05:52 PM)

So... I don't have all my cards still somewhere. XP I still play Pokémon via the PTCGO, and I've been doing Card of the Days over on Pojo (on and off) since 2013.

@  Otaku : (27 June 2020 - 05:51 PM)

For both financial, personal, and practical reasons, all my collectibles had to go about 10 years ago: action figures, comic books, card games, RPG books, video games.


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Posted 25 November 2011 - 08:06 PM

Man, I should have bought those figures when I had the chance. Nice Batcave Detour, where is from?


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Posted 25 November 2011 - 09:25 PM

It's from the The Dark Knight toyline. X-Pandables playset, they called it "Bat-Bunker", but between the workbench, the change wall, the wall of gadgets and the Tumbler hangar stickered back there, it's just the Batcave with a different name.

They also did a "Lair of the Joker" set like that, but it was more one-third bank vault, one-third abandonned warehouse used by criminals and one-third jail cell... Far less impressive than the batcave.

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 26 November 2011 - 06:40 AM

Nice playset! You mean, DC hasn't made an Oracle figure yet? Odd considering how long Barbara has been around...

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Posted 26 November 2011 - 08:20 AM

QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Nov 26 2011, 06:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nice playset! You mean, DC hasn't made an Oracle figure yet? Odd considering how long Barbara has been around...

They made some Oracle figures, just not in DCIH style.

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.

 


#25 Detour

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Posted 26 November 2011 - 11:29 PM

Well. For Kyle Rayner in my DCIH collection, I had two options.
1) Pay ridiculous premium prices for the Parallax one that essentially solely exists so Hal Jordan is more easily forgiven for being possessed by Parallax because, hey, it happened to Kyle too you guys!
2) Customize my own.

Naturally, I went with option 2.


Pretty straightforward, I used Clear John Stewart's body, which works because it's essentially the same costume design Kyle had in STAS, and Marcus's head from the Terminator Salvation toyline, which looked nothing like the actor and worked well for Kyle when he's drawn with shorter hair.

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 27 November 2011 - 01:18 AM

That looks pretty good Detour.

I have a soft spot for Kyle, since I grew up with him as the Green Lantern.


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Posted 27 November 2011 - 02:30 AM

Group shot of my DCIH GLs:


Kilowog's tippy toes pose means he has to lean against the backdrop, until I can find an effective method to reshape his ankles and knees to a proper upright position.

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 12:06 PM

Regarding Larfleeze's Lantern, Mattel answered that he always hugs it close, being the lantern of greed, so there is no handle.

Batman Beyond looks like he has matte paint instead of gloss now, or maybe that's just the photo. SPrime's headsculpt looks terrible.

I'll still buy them though. Sigh.

#29 Detour

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 01:09 AM

Did some mods to my Beast Boy custom, much happier with this update:

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 07:25 AM

QUOTE(Magnus @ Nov 27 2011, 11:06 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Regarding Larfleeze's Lantern, Mattel answered that he always hugs it close, being the lantern of greed, so there is no handle.


I wish they would read the comics. The orange lantern has been drawn with a handle every time I can remember. It was in the debut of Larfleeze, and was drawn in the most recent New Guardians issues.

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 07:49 PM

All DC figures are 50% off at target this week. That makes DCUC figures $8, and I saw the entire STRIPE wave today. I could have saved $50 bucks on them. icon-megs.gif
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#32 Detour

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 12:02 AM

"Shove THIS in a fridge, Major Force!!"

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#33 Detour

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 03:49 AM

It's my personal belief that katanas are grossly overrated.

That's why I gave my Deathstroke figure a rapier instead.

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#34 Detour

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 04:08 AM

Death blow to Deathblow!

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#35 Detour

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 05:07 AM

Holy obscure Bat-villainy, it's Kyodai Ken!

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#36 Detour

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 12:00 AM


"You boys behave yourselves while I'm on patrol."

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 06:11 PM

The Legion of Superheros 12-Pack is going back for sale some time in the future.

Considering how much Matty wants for DCUC figures now, its a steal! icon-wheelie.gif
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Posted 14 December 2011 - 10:24 AM

And sadly, I still can't afford it. On the bright side, I am enjoying my new house, so I guess I can't complain. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 05:04 PM

I'd trade every toy I've ever bought for a house of my own!
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Posted 14 December 2011 - 09:08 PM

QUOTE(Nanite @ Dec 14 2011, 04:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd trade every toy I've ever bought for a house of my own!


I have 2, so I really have no business complaining. The best part is that in 5 years, house number one is paid off and the rent will help pay house #2 off early as well. icon-ironhide.gif


To contribute to the thread, I should bring up that there is a chance Nekron from DCUC Wave 20 is not coming with his scythe. I just bought this one to make sure I get a complete figure.



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