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@  Nutjob R/T : (26 April 2017 - 10:15 PM)

And you're turning us on

@  Nutjob R/T : (26 April 2017 - 10:15 PM)

The terrible secret of the Allspark: We all have this twisted fetish for rational thought processes

@  lastmaximal : (26 April 2017 - 10:13 PM)

Not everyone likes everything, and people aren't blind to shortfalls or annoyances resulting from constraints of how the brand is handled. We make many a joke out of these things. But it's a rare thing when entitlement replaces logic on here, where that seems to be poster raison d'etre everywhere else.

@  lastmaximal : (26 April 2017 - 10:11 PM)

It's utterly weird how these here boards seem so impervious an oasis when it comes to that depth of idiocy. Worshipping 3p and demanding the official companies "step it up" and stop being so lazy? Insisting the movies be done THEIR way, crapping on every single thing revealed about the films or toyline, then whining that they can't find (insert hot movie to here) or the official release of a movie figure doesn't capture the look in the film they hated? Etc

@  lastmaximal : (26 April 2017 - 10:09 PM)

It's not even a "brand pissing contest" or "board loyalty" thing, not least due to the fact that those don't really even happen here all that much. I'm just happy to be with levelheaded people who've outgrown the usual fan dumb tropes. You can have a civilized conversation here and people don't shit on things only to hide behind "but but but to each their own right?" when their myopic BS is challenged.

@  lastmaximal : (26 April 2017 - 10:07 PM)

With each time nonsense like this flares up on tfw or on local discussion venues (and it does quite a bit) I'm just reminded of why I've essentially been allspark bound for the last... Fifteen or so years.

@  Noideaforaname : (26 April 2017 - 10:07 PM)

On the plus side, tho, TFW has "appreciation threads" for practically everything, even stuff like Kre-O and PCC. And their toy database is quite handy.

@  Noideaforaname : (26 April 2017 - 10:03 PM)

I've been happily posting on TFW for years. Then, after being *here* for a few months, I look back and wonder how the hell I even bothered with it. I mean, my ignore list had hundreds of people on it. Literally HUNDREDS of ignored people. I even showed off said gargantuan list once (with a small thumbnail that you couldn't read any of the names on, mind you). That... that really should have been a warning sign, I suppose...

@  WorkbenchManiac : (26 April 2017 - 08:03 PM)

Thanks, I enjoyed reading the nerdrage. I should hang out over there more often.

@  Diecast : (26 April 2017 - 07:07 PM)

I mean, Reveal Your Shield. That gets complained about too.

@  Diecast : (26 April 2017 - 07:04 PM)

One of the reveal the shield news threads at TFW has movie fans and G1 fans arguing over who has it worse

@  WorkbenchManiac : (26 April 2017 - 06:49 PM)

You got me awfully curious. What thread ware we talking about?

@  Diecast : (26 April 2017 - 02:17 PM)

That was a quality read. Both sides of that thread's argument went pretty crazy.

@  Noideaforaname : (26 April 2017 - 02:11 PM)

"When Beast Wars made Optimus a monkey nobody complained" ~ someone desperate for a 'gotcha'

@  Diecast : (26 April 2017 - 02:05 PM)

I want to find the rock they've been under that there isn't constantly complaining about something.

@  Diecast : (26 April 2017 - 02:04 PM)

For the lack if a better word, it baffles me when someone starts a discussion somewhere that's like "Does anyone else not like the movies?"

@  TheMightyMol... : (26 April 2017 - 12:13 PM)

Careful, it might have something to say about that.

@  MEDdMI : (26 April 2017 - 12:13 PM)

I'm gonna have to check your opinion out real good to make sure.

@  TheMightyMol... : (26 April 2017 - 11:55 AM)

Oppinions are like assholes. Everyone has one, but mine is better so shut up.

@  ▲ndrusi : (26 April 2017 - 11:08 AM)

To clarify on point 1 since I was typing early in the morning again, "you must hate exactly what I hate" and "you msut like exactly what I like" aren't actually the same statement but they're the same thought process which is "my opinions are objective facts." If you see someone espousing one, they're probably thinking the other, too.

@  lastmaximal : (26 April 2017 - 10:57 AM)

... what.

@  Bass X0 : (26 April 2017 - 10:15 AM)

Andrusi, I imagine to some people online, there isn't that much of a world of difference, at least going by the venom they post; although not at RiD specifically.

@  unluckiness : (26 April 2017 - 08:55 AM)

The scale of liking and hating is an interval one so you can not like something but not hate it. Pretty sure there's apathy and dislike in between there at least.

@  wonko the sane? : (26 April 2017 - 08:07 AM)

And humans are perfectly capable of hating things in unison while being divided on liking.

@  ▲ndrusi : (26 April 2017 - 07:34 AM)

On the other hand, there's a world of difference between "I hate RID" and "I hate Nazis."

@  ▲ndrusi : (26 April 2017 - 07:27 AM)

On one hand, "hating what I hate" IS "liking what I like." One of those cultures can't be worse than the other because they're literally the same culture.

@  ▲ndrusi : (26 April 2017 - 07:26 AM)

I think that comparison is both an oversimplification AND a meaningless distinction.

@  wonko the sane? : (26 April 2017 - 07:16 AM)

That's the internet effect. Distance and anonimity make for easy and consequence-less extremism.

@  Bass X0 : (26 April 2017 - 06:58 AM)

I think the aggressive "How dare you not hate exactly what I hate" culture online is worse than the aggressive "How dare you not like exactly what I like" culture.

@  MEDdMI : (26 April 2017 - 06:19 AM)

And now that song/scene and its many many parodies are running through my head.

@  unluckiness : (26 April 2017 - 06:18 AM)

Patrick Swayze didnt!

@  MEDdMI : (26 April 2017 - 05:58 AM)

lol. As long as they knock first.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 April 2017 - 05:57 AM)

Or as ghosts. I guess ghosts would be acceptable.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 April 2017 - 05:57 AM)

For now, I'd just find some small comfort in knowing those who have passed actually are in some sort of better place.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 April 2017 - 05:56 AM)

I'd find comfort in knowing that one way or another, that suffering would eventually end and a new, potentially happier beginning awaits.

@  MEDdMI : (26 April 2017 - 05:54 AM)

@LBD At the same time, I can't imagine wanting to stay in even a happy afterlife when fleshies are still suffering.

@  2017 : (26 April 2017 - 05:49 AM)

Celebrating and welcoming death just gives them more ideological hoops to justify killing others. So yeah, no thanks.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 April 2017 - 05:48 AM)

The idea of death doesn't bother me so much as no longer existing.

@  MEDdMI : (26 April 2017 - 05:48 AM)

at the very least, my body will feed the grass which feeds the antelope which feeds the lio- ....wait

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 April 2017 - 05:47 AM)

Yeah, that's kind of the thing.

@  MEDdMI : (26 April 2017 - 05:47 AM)

Some cultures celebrate/welcome death (of course, those also have some form of afterlife)

@  wonko the sane? : (26 April 2017 - 05:45 AM)

You shouldn't be. What with having absolutely no knowledge or control over it.

@  2017 : (26 April 2017 - 05:45 AM)

Death is scary, which is why we either spend our lives avoiding the subject or staying up late overthinking it.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 April 2017 - 05:44 AM)

"Never did want to live forever." I'm more bothered about what -- if anything -- is next.

@  2017 : (26 April 2017 - 05:44 AM)

Though I think the brain is a finite storage space so you'd probably start forgetting so much after some point it'd be like a new person transitioning in every few centuries. That'd be a good reason to keep a diary.

@  2017 : (26 April 2017 - 05:43 AM)

I think immortality is possible biologically in the future, or at least living for vastly longer spans of time. I'd personally be happy to live at least a few thousand years, but I'd aim for forever.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 April 2017 - 05:34 AM)

@MEDdMI Oh man, that bugs me all the time.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 April 2017 - 05:33 AM)

Well, yesterday was a depressing bout of thinking I was going to get TR Hot Rod and then not getting TR Hot Rod after all (among other things).

@  MEDdMI : (26 April 2017 - 05:31 AM)

Which is also something that bugs me about the "your dead loved ones are always watching you" concept. Do you mind? I'd like a little privacy, please!

@  MEDdMI : (26 April 2017 - 05:30 AM)

Even if it was possible, I can't help but think people would skip to the "good" parts, like sex.


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#21 LiamA

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 11:11 AM

Mindwipe from Scourge.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 11:12 AM

sunstorm, duh
and i realized pcc skyhammer's pcc head would make him great for a classics version of animated jetfire. i'd rather see it on a different body, but i'd take it straight from skyhammer

#23 Steevy Maximus

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 02:41 PM

I'm still waiting for my Beast Wars Grimlock

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 03:47 PM

QUOTE(Spectre @ Nov 7 2011, 08:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Obsidian from 2010 Tomahawk.
Strika from Generations Straxus.

I really want toys of these two from their G1 general days.


DotM Vortex's head could almost work for Obsidian as is. I'd be all for a Strika/Straxus with shoulderpads folded into the chest as well.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 06:41 PM

Universe 2.0 Swipe with a new head as Gobot Prime and RTS Jazz as Gobot Megatron. Both with new heads that look like Prime and Megs.

#26 LiamA

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 07:06 AM

Sparkcrusher from the Deluxe Warpath. They already have a legends size version I can imagine a Deluxe version isn't too far behind.

#27 LiamA

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 06:03 PM

Wheeljack repainted into Slicer. They could probably use the Revel the Shield Perceptor mold to make Blaster and Soundwave.

#28 Fishbug

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 06:36 PM


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Posted 09 November 2011 - 06:46 PM

QUOTE(Fishbug @ Nov 9 2011, 06:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>


So that's supposed to be...?

Kup in Blurr colors?


ZacWilliam, whatever it's meant to be it's way too close to plain old Kup to even be interesting...
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#30 LiamA

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 09:52 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Nov 9 2011, 06:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Fishbug @ Nov 9 2011, 06:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>


So that's supposed to be...?

Kup in Blurr colors?


ZacWilliam, whatever it's meant to be it's way too close to plain old Kup to even be interesting...


That might be Kup colored the way he was in the Marvel comics. Notice how the head is green and the rest of him is blue.

#31 Vestras

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 09:12 AM

I'm still hoping for a stack of Gobots figures:
Fitor from Cyclonus
Coptur from Tomahawk
Cykill from Wreckgar
Leader-1 from the Seeker
Turbo from Prime Bee
Scooter ... never again.
Smallfoot from Kup
Badboy from Powerglide (Or in Rattler colors)
Treds from Warpath

Adding my support for an Obsidian and Strika set. Those two deserve a lot more love as one of the truly salvageable elements of Beast Machines.


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Posted 11 November 2011 - 09:28 AM

QUOTE(Vestras @ Nov 11 2011, 09:12 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm still hoping for a stack of Gobots figures:
Fitor from Cyclonus

Classics Ramjet would be a better fit in my opinion. icon-hotrod.gif

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#33 tec

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 04:36 AM

Quake from Cyberverse Guzzel

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 05:20 AM

Lightspeed, the Technobot, from RTS Tracks.

Just so Lightspeed can finally fulfill his dream of having a flight mode, even if its just partial. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 09:27 AM

QUOTE(tec @ Nov 8 2011, 02:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I want Powerglide from seeker mold
Cosmos from Cyclonus


Wot. That makes... roughly no sense. Whatsoever.

Anyway, been said, but Spinister from RoTF Tomohawk.

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 09:59 AM

First it totaly messes with the SG fanboys
Secondly eh why not let Cosmos have a desent spaceship mode
Puts Powerglide on equal footing with the seekers and I dint care for the Classics verson we did get anyway

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 10:49 AM

QUOTE(Pennpenn @ Nov 12 2011, 09:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(tec @ Nov 8 2011, 02:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I want Powerglide from seeker mold
Cosmos from Cyclonus
Wot. That makes... roughly no sense. Whatsoever.

Anyway, been said, but Spinister from RoTF Tomohawk.

You know... I agree with it, but damned if I don't want a green-and-yellow Cyclonus the more I think about this...

Bonus points if the resulting green Tragetmaster is named Slizardo. icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 07:30 PM

QUOTE(tec @ Nov 12 2011, 09:59 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
First it totaly messes with the SG fanboys
Secondly eh why not let Cosmos have a desent spaceship mode
Puts Powerglide on equal footing with the seekers and I dint care for the Classics verson we did get anyway


Leaving SG aside for the moment, with regards to Cosmos, the "flying saucer" mode is generally meant to show his eccentric personality and the fact he's an explorer first, warrior second. Giving him a "bad ass" space jet fighter mode just kills that.

Giving Powerglide the Seeker mold is just dumb. Not only is that form pretty much one of the most recognisably "Decepticon" molds out there, it's been established since early G1 that Powerglide is never on an equal footing with the Seekers in terms of armaments or speed, he's able to match them because he's just that good. Giving him a Seeker body just ruins that- and lets face it, that mold gets more than enough exercise.

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 07:46 PM

QUOTE(Vestras @ Nov 11 2011, 09:12 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Fitor from Cyclonus
Smallfoot from Kup

As Randy pointed out, Ramjet makes a far better choice. Nothing about Cyc really says Fitor to me. Kup wouldn't make a very good Smallfoot either. Dirt Boss would probably work well though.

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 08:32 PM

QUOTE(Vestras @ Nov 11 2011, 09:12 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm still hoping for a stack of Gobots figures:
Fitor from Cyclonus
Coptur from Tomahawk
Cykill from Wreckgar
Leader-1 from the Seeker
Turbo from Prime Bee
Scooter ... never again.
Smallfoot from Kup
Badboy from Powerglide (Or in Rattler colors)
Treds from Warpath

Adding my support for an Obsidian and Strika set. Those two deserve a lot more love as one of the truly salvageable elements of Beast Machines.


Generally, not at all a bad list. But I echo those who say Ramjet is a much better Fitor, and Dirt Boss for Smallfoot. Although given his shape, I could absolutely see Kup work as well for her. I also still think Animated Oil Slick would make a better Cy-Kill.



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