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@  Lazy Garou : (22 July 2018 - 06:39 AM)

Theres possibly a transformer-collecting rick hopping the multiverse that has all the fan vote options available through the years.

@  unluckiness : (21 July 2018 - 10:38 PM)

I have the green one and it's more or less okay. One side has louder clicks but it was like that form the get go

@  Shrug : (21 July 2018 - 05:23 PM)

Well, his gold isn't quite the color I associate with GPS and I see little, if any swirling in it. But hip ratchets in gold plastic that loudly clicked once only to be suddenly silenced. Hrmm. Messing with it now, one leg has no ratcheting and the other ratchets at something like 80 degrees apart.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2018 - 03:37 PM)

I like that figure. :(

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2018 - 03:37 PM)

Please no GPS on HFTD Sea Spray...

@  Darth Gonzo : (21 July 2018 - 03:32 PM)

That moment when you realize GoBots is being talked about more then Transformers.

@  Shrug : (21 July 2018 - 02:11 PM)

Anyone have experience with HFTD Seaspray? I just bought a used one (for a buck!) and all his hip ratchets broke on first movement. Does he just generally have fragile ratchets or is GPS starting?

@  Paladin : (20 July 2018 - 09:24 PM)

Remember it, for it is the last thing you will hear before I *shuffle* EXPRESS MY FEELINGS IN SONG!!!!!!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 July 2018 - 08:46 PM)

Blitzwing, eh?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 July 2018 - 08:46 PM)

Huh.

@  wonko the sane? : (20 July 2018 - 06:29 PM)

He leaks his crankcase, then we all catch a few new dents.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 July 2018 - 02:58 PM)

Quick, somebody put his hand in some warm oil and see what happens.

@  wonko the sane? : (20 July 2018 - 02:25 PM)

Guys, SSSHHHHH. Megatron is passed out right over there, and dude is a MEAN drunk. Don't wake him up.

@  Paladin : (20 July 2018 - 02:04 PM)

*checks Hasbro's offerings* so, never. :(

@  Jetstream C-18 : (20 July 2018 - 01:26 PM)

They're all hugged when Omega Supreme gets back

@  unluckiness : (20 July 2018 - 10:00 AM)

Megatron is hammered! Now, I, Starscream am leader of the Decepticons!

@  wonko the sane? : (20 July 2018 - 09:47 AM)

And megatron is so confused as to why no one is shooting at him anymore that he starts binge drinking.

@  unluckiness : (20 July 2018 - 08:46 AM)

Grimlock eats them for lunch.

@  Paladin : (20 July 2018 - 08:09 AM)

Optimus wants to free the Minicons. Ultra Magnus says it infringes states' rights.

@  wonko the sane? : (20 July 2018 - 08:07 AM)

So... the nicest beings in the universe are fighting with each other?

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 July 2018 - 08:01 AM)

No Decepticons. It's Autobots Civil War.

@  Gryllid : (20 July 2018 - 07:55 AM)

New York Comic Con is in October, maybe there?

@  Nevermore : (20 July 2018 - 05:49 AM)

So.. thus far, Hasbro only revealed Autobots for Siege. Any ideas which show they will reveal the Decepticons at?

@  Nevermore : (20 July 2018 - 05:44 AM)

So where did the "Stege" logo come from? All I can find is Sipher posting it an making fun of it. Where did that inconvenient version originate?

@  Sabrblade : (19 July 2018 - 11:53 PM)

True. But it was due to Transformers' use of the name that Saban at the time couldn't use it.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 July 2018 - 11:38 PM)

But that's not necessarily a reference, just an attempt to use "Technobable" name.

@  Sabrblade : (19 July 2018 - 10:57 PM)

It's not Power Rangers, but Saban's VR Troopers was originally going to be titled "Cybertron".

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 July 2018 - 09:26 PM)

@paladin Energon would be too obvious. That's why I like Ore-13. It's not overt.. but still a nice nod.

@  Paladin : (19 July 2018 - 08:05 PM)

the original Sentai called it "Enetron." all they have to change is ONE LETTER.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 July 2018 - 06:26 PM)

@saberblade True.. But I don't know.. I just want something simple like the "Energy source" in Beast Morphers to be Ore-13 or something like that.

@  Sabrblade : (19 July 2018 - 05:41 PM)

@Tm_Silverclaw: Operation Overdrive did have a weapon called the "Transtech Armor" ;)

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 July 2018 - 04:49 PM)

*sigh* This is going to be a long subline.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 July 2018 - 04:49 PM)

I already hate the overuse of "STEGE".

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 July 2018 - 04:16 PM)

I just want Power Ranger refferenes in TF and Vice versa now.

@  Onyxstrike : (19 July 2018 - 11:32 AM)

I think Hasbro might be after more than just my money this time around with these reveals.

@  Otaku : (18 July 2018 - 02:39 PM)

@TheMightyMollusk Thanks for clarifying.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 July 2018 - 12:34 PM)

@Otaku, most people were oblivious. The smart ones did their emergency shopping the day before, so there wasn't much left anyway.

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2018 - 09:37 AM)

@wonko Only happened a few times and I don't remember the exact details, but yeah.

@  Otaku : (18 July 2018 - 08:06 AM)

@TheMightyMollusk Is that really the same thing? I mean, it is if the people were casually shopping and oblivious to the danger to them or the employees of the store, but if they were desperately trying to get needed supplies themselves... or am I just supposed to be smart enough to know you wouldn't have brought it up if it wasn't the former? >_<

@  wonko the sane? : (18 July 2018 - 07:59 AM)

Okay, what? I've had to explain why the TV wouldn't work when the power is out to children, but never to an adult in their right mind.

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2018 - 07:44 AM)

*When I worked at the cable call center, some people wondered why their TV wouldn't work when there was an outage...

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2018 - 07:43 AM)

w

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 July 2018 - 03:11 AM)

We had people still trying to shop while we were being pushed by state police to shut the store down due to flooding. The police finally had to help herd them out.

@  MEDdMI : (17 July 2018 - 07:36 PM)

Or working for an airline and people complaining about not being able to take off in severe weather, and expecting us to know when the bad weather will end. *points at window*

@  MEDdMI : (17 July 2018 - 07:34 PM)

Outages/fire alarms are fun when you work retail and people complain that they can't keep shopping.

@  Echowarrior : (17 July 2018 - 07:11 PM)

Outages occasionally happened at the fulfillment center I used to work at. Never fun.

@  Nevermore : (17 July 2018 - 04:51 PM)

Apparently the early shift (i.e. those who didn't participate in the walkout) were sitting in the cafeteria, waiting for power to return, while the late shift couldn't even enter the building.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 July 2018 - 04:18 PM)

Oh, wow. I thought the news about the website outtage would have been the topper, but that pretty much wins.

@  Nevermore : (17 July 2018 - 04:14 PM)

Whoopsie.

@  Nevermore : (17 July 2018 - 04:14 PM)

First the union called for a two-day strike yesterday, and then today the entire city where the Amazon warehouse I work at is located apparently had a power outage.


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#21 transjazz

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Posted 29 December 2011 - 12:12 PM

VECTOR ZETA SETS UPDATE VIA THE MANUFACTURER

Hey Chad,

Just got back from X-mas with my family. Besides that, Painting has really
slowed down my process. I decided to paint the whole kit, and maybe I
shouldn't have decided that. I was really hoping to show that off as an
update. The work has just been tedious and slow.

That process:
1. trim all flash
2. clean all 35 pieces with soap water and toothbrush, and it turns out
that with multiple kits I end up cleaning 350 pieces if I do it 10 kits at
a time.
3. paint a layer
4. dry
5. rinse and repeat.

I'm really close to clearing all these hurdles, just give me until friday.
I gaurantee 10 finished sets will be done and lined up(not taking into
account the sets that are casted but not painted). I'll take some pics, and
then you'll get a delivery receipt the following week

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 09:26 PM

Slagacon 2012 has announced their first guest. It is none other than Will Mangin! Check out www.slagacon.com to find out more.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 02:07 PM

Slagacon 2012 has announced the second guest and it is Jake Isenberg. Jake is one of the best inkers for comics. He will be co-hosting the artist panel with Will Mangin and other artists. Check out more at www.slagacon.com.


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Posted 27 January 2012 - 01:07 AM

And I think I'll wear the Angry Birds hat to the show!


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Posted 27 January 2012 - 10:51 AM

icon-fire.gif I think that alone would be worth the 8-hour drive to attend. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 08:31 PM

Slagacon 2012 will be holding not one but two customization classes!!! One will be a beginners class held on Saturday October 13th. The second will be an advanced class held on Sunday October 14th. Each class will include a figure, customizing kit (all the essentials) to customize the figure. These classes will be taught by none other than FrenzyRumble, one of the best customizers of TF figures there is! Each class will be $50.00 (with paid admission for the day of the class). Do not miss out on a class taught by FrenzyRumble!!!

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 04:23 PM

Slagacon 2012 is looking at having a cosplay for charity event. Would anyone be interested in being involved in cosplay event?

#28 transjazz

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 09:58 AM

Today, Slagacon 2012 pre-registration for the basic and advanced classes are now open. Seating is limited, register today so you do not miss out on FrenzyRumble taught customizing classes!


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Posted 09 February 2012 - 01:30 PM

QUOTE(transjazz @ Dec 29 2011, 12:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
VECTOR ZETA SETS UPDATE VIA THE MANUFACTURER


One of the recent e-mail updates seemed to imply the second half of the Vector Zeta set was not going to be made for this year's slag-a-con. As the kit seemed to really depend on the full set for the proper effect, is this the case?

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 08:27 AM

Due to how long the first manufacturer has taken on the first set, this year there will not be the second part due to the inability to have the design ready for another maunfacturer to produce them. With that being said I am working on getting it done for next years show. I apologize for this.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 08:40 PM

That is...disappointing. I dunno what else to say; I paid up for the first set assuming I'd be able to complete it. I know it doesn't look that great in Alt-mode on it's own.

Edited by ShinRa Inc, 11 February 2012 - 12:45 AM.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 09:48 AM

Our third and final artist is Rob Shum! He is a great penciler with lots of experience. You can check out more of his work at shumworld on deviantART Do not miss out on meeting Rob, listening to him on the artist panel, getting his autograph or maybe even getting some of his artwork. Check out all the latest information at www.slagacon.com

#33 Ursa Magnus

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 10:00 AM

Will, Jake, Rob... at this point, it would be criminal for me not to make the drive to see them.

#34 transjazz

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 08:48 PM

There are more guests to be announced still. Just think if it is those three plus let's say three more guests or four. Criminal now, what will it be then?

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 09:36 PM

QUOTE(Ursa Magnus @ Feb 16 2012, 04:00 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Will, Jake, Rob... at this point, it would be criminal for me not to make the drive to see them.


it would be, eric. in fact... police will be standing by at your house to arrest you should you decide not to attend. icon-fire.gif

#36 Ursa Magnus

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 08:22 PM

I know when I'm beat. icon-wildride.gif

How long is the pre-reg open for? And is there a con hotel available?

EDIT: Also, how secure is the "WePay" thing? After the trouble I had with... well, y'know... I'm even more leery of something with which I'm unfamiliar.

Edited by Ursa Magnus, 22 February 2012 - 08:40 PM.


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Posted 23 February 2012 - 08:48 AM

From what I've seen, it's pretty secure. Haven't had any issues so far. I found it doing a search for Paypal alternatives, and it seems to be the place a lot of people are going after Paypal decides to freeze their accounts. One of the cool things with WePay is that after you buy your tickets, it gives you a PDF file to print out with all of your tickets on it. So it's like instant purchase verification icon-hotrod.gif

#38 Ursa Magnus

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 11:48 AM

Cool. icon-ironhide.gif

Any info on accommodations yet?

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 10:59 PM

I will have an announcement on accomodations late this week or early next week.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:41 PM

EDIT: Nevermind. Trip's balled.

Edited by Ursa Magnus, 23 April 2012 - 10:02 PM.