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@  Paladin : (17 December 2017 - 07:51 PM)

i remember the missile gears malfuctioned a lot. damn thing once shot me in the middle of the night.

@  Fenix Twilight : (17 December 2017 - 06:54 PM)

Just transformed Unicron probably for the first time since I got him in 03, fun stuff. Still would like a new version but since they just did another release last year I guess we're stuck with that mold.

@  Shrug : (17 December 2017 - 06:16 PM)

Yeah, I think that might work on the red one, if I can find a neon enough yellow

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 December 2017 - 06:10 PM)

How about neon yellow/green? Like on Krok?

@  Shrug : (17 December 2017 - 05:45 PM)

I'm dealing with a black/grey robot and a red/black robot.

@  Shrug : (17 December 2017 - 05:44 PM)

I'm thinking of making some figures "G2" with minor paint additions: a little panel lining, probably. What colors in small amounts make you think G2?

@  Nevermore : (17 December 2017 - 05:41 PM)

Don't worry, it was grammatically correct, it just wasn't "fluent". :)

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 December 2017 - 03:29 PM)

Scheiße.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 December 2017 - 03:22 PM)

Damn. I initially thought of writing "Herzliche Glückwünsche", but I thought that didn't fit because we don't know each other in real life. But I forgot to check for quantity after dropping "Herzliche".

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 December 2017 - 03:14 PM)

It'll be nice when they finally perfect universal translation algorithms

@  Nevermore : (17 December 2017 - 02:43 PM)

In German, you only pluralize "Glückwunsch" when it's several people congratulating someone. As in, "I received everyone's congratulations."

@  Nevermore : (17 December 2017 - 02:42 PM)

That's actually a hypercorrect literal translation that immediately reveals you as a non-native speaker.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 December 2017 - 01:04 PM)

Glückwünsche!

@  ILoveDinobot : (17 December 2017 - 12:34 PM)

Grats Nevermore.

@  Shrug : (17 December 2017 - 12:13 PM)

That's awesome, congrats!

@  WorkbenchManiac : (17 December 2017 - 11:14 AM)

Congratulations!

@  Nevermore : (17 December 2017 - 11:11 AM)

And top top it all off, my employer will offer a one-off bonus for moving to permanent late shift, and another annual bonus if I stay on permanent late shift for an entire year.

@  Nevermore : (17 December 2017 - 11:10 AM)

That's basically my personal dream shift.

@  Nevermore : (17 December 2017 - 11:09 AM)

No more getting up early. Also, every work week will be from Monday to Friday, with the weekends off.

@  Nevermore : (17 December 2017 - 11:09 AM)

Next year I will have the option for permanent late shift.

@  Nevermore : (17 December 2017 - 11:09 AM)

Soon I'll be free!

@  RichardT1977 : (17 December 2017 - 07:59 AM)

Did I miss something, or did the whole movie pass without

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@  TM2-Megatron : (17 December 2017 - 02:18 AM)

TBH, the use of the word "boudoir" seemed a bit more out of place to me than the humour... has a non-English Terran language ever been established as existing in Star Wars before?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 December 2017 - 01:28 AM)

It's not like it's a big deal anyway. I mean, anything with Aurebesh in it is demonstrably non-canon, because there's no X in Aurebesh so X-Wings wouldn't be called X-Wings, right?

@  unitremover : (16 December 2017 - 11:48 PM)

That said, I do think it is really weird that

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@  unitremover : (16 December 2017 - 11:47 PM)

Yeah, TLJ felt a lot more mindful about when it broke out the quips/jokes than I think the Marvel movie comparison implies

@  2017 : (16 December 2017 - 09:35 PM)

I'm fine with the humour because the rest of the universe feels legit, and it's not ten quips a minute like those bloody Marvel movies.

@  Waspinator : (16 December 2017 - 09:22 PM)

It's mostly

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@  Waspinator : (16 December 2017 - 09:21 PM)

Do spoiler tags work here?

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@  TM2-Megatron : (16 December 2017 - 08:13 PM)

Less than 3 hours to go, now

@  TM2-Megatron : (16 December 2017 - 08:11 PM)

Also, it can't be worse than those awful "sarcastic" jokes in the beginning of AotC that were meant to establish a camaraderie between Anakin and Obi-Wan where it was clear that none existed.

@  TM2-Megatron : (16 December 2017 - 08:09 PM)

Doesn't sound like something I'll be bothered by; movies have to change at least a little bit with the times

@  Waspinator : (16 December 2017 - 07:59 PM)

Yeah, there was some sarcastic humor that wasn't really present in the classic movies

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 December 2017 - 02:00 PM)

I didn't have a problem with it. But it DOES skew a bit more "modern" in ways the humor of prior films didn't, short maybe Rogue One

@  TM2-Megatron : (16 December 2017 - 01:20 PM)

I'm staying spoiler-free until I see it tonight, but a number of people seem really angry at the humour in the film

@  TM2-Megatron : (16 December 2017 - 01:19 PM)

I've already noticed some backlash against it over on blu-ray.com, but a lot of it seems to stem from anger about the Disney/Fox deal

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 December 2017 - 11:23 AM)

Because internet.

@  Bass X0 : (16 December 2017 - 11:20 AM)

Why are people getting so upset with other people's opinions of a family space movie?

@  wonko the sane? : (16 December 2017 - 10:43 AM)

I have lost my entire morning to a god damn nose bleed...

@  RichardT1977 : (16 December 2017 - 10:21 AM)

Turn around, bright eyes...

@  Pennpenn : (16 December 2017 - 01:18 AM)

Bismillah!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 December 2017 - 12:30 AM)

DOOT DOO DEDOODOO

@  MEDdMI : (16 December 2017 - 12:16 AM)

MAHNA MAHNA

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 December 2017 - 12:12 AM)

Though we touched and went our separate ways...

@  Echowarrior : (15 December 2017 - 09:56 PM)

We're running with the shadows of the night...

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 December 2017 - 03:42 PM)

Sweet dreams are made of this. Who am I to disagree?

@  Bass X0 : (15 December 2017 - 02:50 PM)

We're not gonna sit in silence, we're not gonna live with fear

@  lastmaximal : (15 December 2017 - 10:54 AM)

WHOA WHOAA WHOAAAAAAA-OH

@  unluckiness : (15 December 2017 - 10:20 AM)

Not that song, that's for sure

@  Pennpenn : (15 December 2017 - 08:29 AM)

What's new pussycat?


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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!


#25 Ursa Magnus

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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

#26 transjazz

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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.

#31 ShinRa Inc

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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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#32 transjazz

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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
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#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.