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@  wonko the sane? : (20 March 2018 - 07:16 AM)

At least you know where and when it'll stop. It's completely random up here.

@  Pennpenn : (19 March 2018 - 11:47 PM)

Should probably order some stuff from BBTS, on account of the whole "Australia never gets wave 2" thing

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 March 2018 - 04:24 PM)

I just want the rest of my pre orders to come into BBTS, so I only get one shipment. x.x After all, unlikely toys R Us is going to get the Gold Zeo Staff.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 March 2018 - 03:37 PM)

I don't pre-order often. Between shipping and the exchange it gets very expensive, very quickly. But I desperately want volcanicus, and I know it'll never make it's way entirely up here.

@  Plokatron : (19 March 2018 - 02:31 PM)

@wonko the sane? I got three preorders in place right now. Star Wars Millinium Falcon, Nemisis Prime HoS, and Optimal Optimus. I had the old Optimal toy but it's Carbon dust and slag in a landfill now. Not to my fault either blasted fire.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 March 2018 - 11:40 AM)

Yeah, I jumped on the pre-order when it came up. They are not going to show up locally, so I did what I had to do to get volcanicus.

@  Dekafox : (19 March 2018 - 11:31 AM)

Darkwing/Blackwing's the only deluxe I still need to find myself

@  Paladin : (19 March 2018 - 11:14 AM)

they had Sludge & Snarl? *checks* shit, they DO!

@  wonko the sane? : (19 March 2018 - 10:50 AM)

Yay! BBTS finally shipped the last of my dinobots!

@  2018 : (19 March 2018 - 09:45 AM)

I'll accept that.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 March 2018 - 09:44 AM)

Kirby is better! *runs and hides!*

@  2018 : (19 March 2018 - 09:13 AM)

Bloodborne is better.

@  CastletonSnob : (19 March 2018 - 07:46 AM)

I think Dark Souls is one of the best games of the decade

@  MEDdMI : (19 March 2018 - 06:58 AM)


@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 March 2018 - 08:00 PM)

I'm home. Yay!

@  wonko the sane? : (18 March 2018 - 06:23 PM)

So this is wine drunk... yeah, bnot bad. I'll take it.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (18 March 2018 - 06:01 PM)

What's to stop anyone from lying when they answer here?

@  D Buster Prime : (18 March 2018 - 05:51 PM)

So who is voting for Apeface in the 1st round of March Mayhem? Just asking for curiosity's sake. There are no obscene bets among the staff riding on this....

@  Foffy : (18 March 2018 - 02:17 PM)

May the ham be with you

@  Plokatron : (18 March 2018 - 01:27 PM)

Welp I entered the March Mayham let's see how far I get.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 March 2018 - 12:36 PM)

And nobody knows what the hell is going on.

@  Bass X0 : (18 March 2018 - 12:27 PM)

It is the year After Colony 195...

@  Steevy Maximus : (18 March 2018 - 10:30 AM)

*bleeping* cryptocurrency miners...

@  Steevy Maximus : (18 March 2018 - 10:29 AM)

Especially with current graphics card and RAM prices.

@  Steevy Maximus : (18 March 2018 - 10:29 AM)

I'm looking at building me a little budget windows machine for games and am looking at the new AMD Ryzen APUs

@  Benbot : (17 March 2018 - 08:10 PM)

ok, good, that should save me a couple bucks

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 March 2018 - 08:05 PM)

@Benbot Only if you REALLY need the computational power. For most average uses..probably not unless the price difference is small

@  Paladin : (17 March 2018 - 07:54 PM)

got lucky & found the Studio Series voyagers. Keeping Starscream but does anyone want Optimus? LMK.

@  Benbot : (17 March 2018 - 07:25 PM)

Is it worth spending extra for an i7 processor over the i5?

@  Plokatron : (16 March 2018 - 09:22 PM)

@Tm_Silverclaw Oh my that sucks cold slag my friend. I am with Arazyr I hope you get out safe and sound and hope everything goes well.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 March 2018 - 01:29 PM)


@  Arazyr : (16 March 2018 - 10:50 AM)

Hoping for the best, @Tm_Silverclaw!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 March 2018 - 10:42 AM)

Yeah, minor dka, but still serious. Will be in overnight at least.

@  unluckiness : (16 March 2018 - 09:06 AM)

that's pretty serious

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 March 2018 - 07:16 AM)


@  Plokatron : (16 March 2018 - 06:54 AM)

Hope it's nothing serious Silver.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 March 2018 - 06:21 AM)

I hate being in ER.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 March 2018 - 05:39 PM)

They can't all be two parters...

@  Bass X0 : (15 March 2018 - 05:34 PM)

what, is it the end of the episode already?

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 March 2018 - 04:34 PM)


@  wonko the sane? : (15 March 2018 - 03:35 PM)

So... hey, an autobot without a weapon and his human pet just foiled our plans.

@  Bass X0 : (15 March 2018 - 03:13 PM)

Yes, Benbot, and this time no force in the universe will stop us.

@  D Immortalis : (15 March 2018 - 02:53 PM)

Spoundwave: Operation Fidget Annihilation

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 March 2018 - 02:19 PM)

Megatron is distracted! I, Starscream, am now the supreme leader of the Decepticons!

@  D Immortalis : (15 March 2018 - 02:12 PM)

Curse you Fidgets! You shall kneel before MEGATRON!

@  wonko the sane? : (15 March 2018 - 01:55 PM)

On a related note: because of my nephew, I now own a megatron themed fidget spinner...

@  Benbot : (15 March 2018 - 12:58 PM)

sweet, we're back!

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 March 2018 - 12:28 PM)

Same to you, buddy.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 March 2018 - 12:20 PM)

Heghlu'meH QaQ jajvam!

@  MEDdMI : (15 March 2018 - 11:20 AM)

Honey, I'm home!

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#1 Starfield

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Posted 12 November 2011 - 10:37 PM

Why does Heavy Load, a G1 guy (well, a "Classic series" guy?whatever that is) have a Mini-Con partner?

As we all know, the Decepticons found Heavy Load is his laboratory with his brain module fried out due to hundreds of years of exposure to toxic chemicals. He was essentially useless to the Decepticons at this point, so they assigned Drill Bit to him to see if he could do anything with him to make him functional enough to be of some kind of use.

Drill Bit discovered that by Powerlinxing with Heavy Load, he could very easily take over his body, since his broken mind could not put up any kind of resistance. To Drill Bit's surprise, Heavy Load retained all of his chemistry skills deep within his sub-processors. A "restored" Heavy Load climbed the Decepticon ranks, with nobody really realizing that it was Drill Bit that was controlling his actions. In those times were Drill Bit could not be there to guide him, Heavy Load amused himself by torturing Autobots and develops poisons and corrosive bombs for Decepticon gangs.

What's the deal with Hound's bracket that Ravage rides on?

On a scouting mission, Hound intercepted a signal that Soundwave inadvertently left unencrypted. Hound relayed the signal back to Autobase for analysis by Hubcap. It was discovered to be a control signal that coordinated the cassette's transformation and docking and undocking with his chest. Hubcap developed this into a device which would allow Hound, at short distances, to force cassettes to transform and dock with a specially designed stasis clamp installed on his Jeep mode, allowing the cassettes to be captured. However, if this trick is ever used in the presence of Soundwave, he will realize he needs to reconfigure his protocols.

What happened to Rev? (Yes, movieverse Breakaway #1 is Getaway.)

He wanted to retire as Getaway's partner, so his Powermaster abilities were transferred to a rechargeable Powermaster Key, which, like Rev, runs mostly on hamburgers and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 12:36 AM

I came up with something similar to your Heavy Load story during Energon. I characterized Rapid Run as being a "front" for his two Mini-Cons who had been generally rejected by the Bulks because their special ability was to take control of whoever they Powerlinked to. The Rapid Run body was a corpse left over from the Unicron Battles which their powers could reanimate. I never really worked out the practical explanation for switching between heads that would be distinct from what Sideways had already done, though. He/they were affiliated with the Terrorcons under Scorponok's command.

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 01:16 AM

Why the Military Patrol (Decepticons) work with the Battle Patrol (Autobots)
With Dropshot(Decepticon) the new Pilot of Groundshaker(Autobot)

Just before the final weeks of the great war the Military Patrol lost a member of its unit Bombshock to a Decepticon attack they where aided and saved by the Battle Patrol
who lost Groundshaker there commander of there base they downloaded Groundshakers mind into the base its self and Dropshot who has a simular alt mode became the pilot

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 01:55 AM

Universe Hotshot:

upon the loss of Vector Primes' corporeal existence in the UT timeline the mini-con Jolt becomes the new guardian of time space, instantly becoming a nexus point for all other versions of himself throughout the multiverse. Sensing the presence of Unicron in other realities Joltprime reconfigure himself and his formerArmada partner and transports them across existences to continue the battle for the side of order.

-and then I realized I can't use Prime in that context now.

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 06:21 AM

Oooh boy.

Let's start near the beginning:

The Quintessons are not so much a race as a way of thought.

While the originally Cephalapodic species of the Quintessons still rules, many other species have been absorbed into their transorganic existence, offering near-immortality, the freedom to engage in whatever endevour one desires, and freedom from scarcity.
In that respect, they are much like the shattered glass quintessons, however through immortality and freedom from restraint brings decadence, and cruelty. The Quintessons lacked for nothing, and saw themselves as gods.
To unite their empire they built an artificial planet around a star, acting as a new capital world, and supplying them with limitless power from the star.

To serve them as they lived in luxury, they built servitor robots of many designs, fufilling many different forms and fuctions.
Unfortunately for the Quintessons, their knowledge of science was too perfect, the energy from the star, even as it was forced to age ahead of its time into a blue dwarf, acted as the spark that was needed to bring their slaves' artificial programming to full awareness.
It took generations for the first cybertronians to fully awake, and even longer for them to chafe at the restraints. Even as they were shipped off-world to become slaves or guardians on the thousand worlds of the Quintesson imperium, a small group decided that they would never be more than product to the Quintessons, never viewed as equals. And so they plotted.

These thirteen ringleaders found allies amongst the other cybertronians, armed themselves with what they could find or make, and eventually struck. A great war errupted, the slaves rose up, and threw off their shackles, and forced the Quintessons off world, although the final battle was decided between the 13 heroes, forged in battle, against the Devourer, a humanoid weapon created by the Quintesson scientist Primacron.

With the battle concluded, and the corpse of the Devourer reduced to rubble in cybertron's orbit, the Quintessons were driven from Cybertron, supposedly never to return. Here a new battle began, as brother turned on brother.
Megatronus Prime argued that the Quintessons must be exterminated, for they would never let the cybertronians have their freedom. Prima Prime, declared that he simply wanted the Quintessons off world, they would no longer be a threat, and cybertron would be able to remain free.
In the end, Megatronus murdered Prima in an ambush, and pinned the blame on the Quintessons.
When the truth emerged, Megatronus was sentenced to Imprisonment. The primes now knowing of an ancient Quintesson transwarp gate deep within Cybertron. Here, bound and disarmed, Megatronus was sentenced into a realm of pure fire, or rather, transported into the heart of a star far, far across the void. Before he was gated away, Megatronus, now stripped of his name, and dubbed "The Fallen", proclamed that he would return to plague the galaxy again, and all who would not join him would perish in war.

Berift of the leadership of Prima, and with the shock of this primal fratricide, the Primes were forever sundered, and many left Cybertron, seeking other worlds to guide or rule, as they saw fit.
Meanwhile a Golden Age developed on Cybertron, gates to link other worlds were created and new worlds were seeded with Cybertronian life. The wreckage of the battle with the Devourer had settled into an asteroid belt and a system of moons, where Modus Prime, the smallest of the original 13 rebels, had brought his "minicon" bretherin to dwell, although within the largest of the moons, the ember of the Devourer still burned, and he drank the light coming from the star within cybertron, and he plotted.

Amongst the far stars, the Quintessons were no longer united, and their mighty empire fell apart, their worlds sundered with each world claiming their right to rule the others, and the devastation of worlds commensed, until only a handful were left.
In this expanse of shattered worlds, the remaining Quintessons wait, remember the time they were once as gods, and plot.

At the core of the galaxy, near the event horizon of a black hole, the Scientist Primacron dwells, planning to reclaim the world he views as his, and to create a new servent, more powerful than the Devourer. And so he plots.

In a star, the Fallen exists, in constant agony, the very metal that made up his body disolving in the plasma fires of creation, screaming vengence upon his fellows and their children, as his rage becomes all that sustains his spark, until it merges with the plasma of the star, and his spark of darkness becomes a field of energy and rage, he does not plot, for now he has nothing left but anger, and a desire to cover the entire galaxy in his red light.

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 07:54 AM

Return of Optimus Prime is an OVA, the Rebirth is its sequel. G1 ends with Burden Hardest To Bear

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 09:12 PM

I actually think I might add that to my own canon Cavalier
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Posted 13 November 2011 - 10:42 PM

QUOTE(Cavalier @ Nov 13 2011, 07:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Return of Optimus Prime is an OVA, the Rebirth is its sequel. G1 ends with Burden Hardest To Bear

What does "OVA" mean?

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 11:51 PM

orignal video animation

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 11:58 PM

a pair of ovaries

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 12:05 AM

Kid friendly kid friendly! icon-fire.gif

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 04:15 AM

My personal canon is based steeply in a combination of Armada and Animated. Basically the plot of Animated, but with the cast of Armada and Minicons instead of the Allspark.

I just wish I had the toys to support it.
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Posted 14 November 2011 - 04:32 AM

Beast Machines never happened

Everybody went home satisfied and Megatron rotted in jail.

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 05:56 AM

QUOTE(Starfield @ Nov 13 2011, 10:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Cavalier @ Nov 13 2011, 07:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Return of Optimus Prime is an OVA, the Rebirth is its sequel. G1 ends with Burden Hardest To Bear

What does "OVA" mean?

It's anime-speak for "This didn't actually happen, but we wanted to do it any. Enjoy!". Most of the time at least.

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 07:14 AM

When it comes to personal canon I don't have much of a one, but I do have a Crisis-style explanation for multiversal singularities that I'm fond of - I like to think that there used to just be one universe, but the forces released in the Thirteen's final battle with Unicron were so catastrophic that they shattered reality itself and it splintered into the multiverse. And it's because they existed before this shattering happened that Unicron, Primus and the Thirteen are singularities.

EDIT: And after a moment's further thought, I've just decided that the "Aligned" continuity is the "New Earth" in this scenario - what the universe would be like if it had never splintered, thereby explaining its kinda odd (kinda nonsensical) "separate from the multiverse" status.

Edited by Chris McFeely, 14 November 2011 - 07:32 AM.

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 09:53 AM

Sideways is Tarantulas.

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 10:32 AM

I actually went so far as to draw up a full MS Word document listing of changes I'd make to A/E/C; anyone who wants to see the full shebang can shoot me a PM.

The gist of it?

Armada: The kids would be re-written so that they'd be rounded characters instead of being so relatively flat; in the process, they'd actually become useful for more than just finding the occasional Mini-Con crystal *and* it would explain why their portrayal in Energon is so radically different from their Armada personas. As part of it, the episode "Vacation" would be chucked in favor of a character-building episode that would not only play up a number of "hidden depths" of certain characters but also explain the whole "Wait - Alexis is supposed to be Vietnamese?!" snafu (Alexis tries to trace her family tree, in the process walking right into a trap set up by Sideways).

Energon: 90% of the episodes would be tossed in favor of both a more streamlined plot and an actual explanation as to why so much of the cast was so messed up in the head.

Cybertron: Cybertron can actually stand on its own as a self-contained series with just a tiny bit of tinkering to make it better.

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 11:40 AM

Springer shot first.

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Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
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You're talking to ▲ndrusi. Assume everything that he posts is snark.

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 12:06 PM

Thunderwing and Thunderblast are a Cybetronian Celebrity couple called "ThunderBling"

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 01:17 PM

The Matrix of Leadership and The Creation Matrix and The Oracle are all just interfaces for either The Allspark or Primus.

I tend to ignore all club story lines.

Japanese figures speak Japanese.

Dragstrip is female.

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