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@  TheMightyMol... : (21 July 2017 - 04:21 PM)

A nerd.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 04:19 PM)

Speaking of, what do you call someone who collects toys of the Marvel character The Collector?

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 04:18 PM)

What about people who collect the "Die Hard" movies?

@  wonko the sane? : (21 July 2017 - 03:54 PM)

A lot of the die hard collectors don't need to be louder...

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 July 2017 - 03:22 PM)

@Nevermore Benbot means "amped" as in excited. I believe the term is shorthand for (a sound) amplifier.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Or is "shorthand" a synonym for "amputated"?

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Is "amped" shorthand for "amputated"?

@  Benbot : (21 July 2017 - 12:28 PM)

I am amped! But I also have standards.

@  Fear or Courage : (21 July 2017 - 08:38 AM)

I consider Thew to basically be the model toy collector. We should all aim to be so amped about the thing we collect.

@  Pennpenn : (21 July 2017 - 07:21 AM)

And some people are just whiny jerks who like to complain about stuff and don't realise that, so will invent irrational grievances to fuel that need.

@  Rycochet : (21 July 2017 - 06:13 AM)

A lot of toy collectors don't seem to get that the things the collect are toys.and have unrealistic expectations of what's doable in a modern retail environment. You're not going to get a $100 figure's worth of parts and paint for $20 or less and gimmicks are needed tomake the toys actually, you know, fun.

@  Foffy : (20 July 2017 - 09:40 PM)

Not necessarily. With the right condiments, they can taste surprisingly nice.

@  Evac : (20 July 2017 - 09:37 PM)

I think most toy collectors are bitter in some form.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:37 PM)

...or maybe I'm the bitter one?!  Oh no.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:32 PM)

And I don't even mean that everyone should love it all. But it does seem to bring the angrier ones in from the lurking.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:29 PM)

It's these reveals that always remind me how exceptionally bitter a large portion of toy collectors are on other forums.

@  Sean Whitmore : (20 July 2017 - 07:06 PM)

SDCC toy reveals make adults happy by telling them what they can get eventually. Kids don't care what they can get eventually, you make them happy by getting them whatever's available now.

@  Jalaguy : (20 July 2017 - 06:10 PM)

They exist, they just don't show them at SDCC because they assume that the adult fanbase doesn't care about them.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 06:03 PM)

On SDCC stuff...I'm disappointed, but not surprised, at the lack of the actual KIDS toys among all the toys for us old men

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:15 PM)

:burn

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:15 PM)

SSA response? "How would we know to un enroll you if you don't tell us?"

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:14 PM)

I'm supposed to un-enrolled in Medicare at the end of the month (36 months post-transplant), but I'm getting a bill for next quarter's coverage.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:14 PM)

I would LOVE to have ONE THING done correctly and promptly by the Social Security Administration

@  Ms Virion : (20 July 2017 - 02:22 PM)

=(

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 July 2017 - 01:43 PM)

Noooo!!!!!

@  Paladin : (20 July 2017 - 01:39 PM)

well shit... https://uk.style.yah...-182818808.html

@  Kalidor : (19 July 2017 - 08:46 PM)

https://www.allspark...rive-questions/

@  wonko the sane? : (19 July 2017 - 07:53 PM)

So good it'll whack you in the lobanza.

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 06:12 PM)

mafiace cream?

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 04:49 PM)

adios mafia.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (19 July 2017 - 03:26 PM)

for ice cream

@  MEDdMI : (19 July 2017 - 02:52 PM)

But he must scream.

@  Benbot : (19 July 2017 - 02:49 PM)

he doesn't have a mouth

@  Benbot : (19 July 2017 - 02:48 PM)

Hoist?

@  Glenn : (19 July 2017 - 11:53 AM)

oops tfsource not bbts

@  Glenn : (19 July 2017 - 11:52 AM)

Does anyone else find Hoist's smile on that MP ad for BBTS slightly disturbing?

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 11:39 AM)

In to the darkness, snuffing out the light, fighting for the things you know aren't right

@  Noideaforaname : (19 July 2017 - 09:19 AM)

Snuff out the light, claim your right, to a world of darkness!

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 08:33 AM)

Then we must block it out, just like Mr. Burns had foretold.

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 July 2017 - 07:23 AM)

Sunlight is overrated.

@  MEDdMI : (19 July 2017 - 05:42 AM)

Your eyes will remain intact behind the sunglasses on top of a pile of ash.

@  Dekafox : (18 July 2017 - 10:27 PM)

What about Ray-Banz sunglasses?

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2017 - 07:45 PM)

"This sunscreen will protect even vampires from the sun! ....That'll be your soul, please."

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2017 - 07:44 PM)

Wouldn't a blessing by Satan pretty much be a curse anyway?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 July 2017 - 06:01 PM)

isn't "Blessed by Satan" an oxymoron?

@  Dracula : (18 July 2017 - 05:11 PM)

basically the sunscreen has to be blessed by satan.

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2017 - 05:07 PM)

@Dracula what SPF do you nees to not get turned into dust in the sun?

@  Dracula : (18 July 2017 - 04:42 PM)

That's typical summers for where I live. bleh

@  MEDdMI : (18 July 2017 - 04:02 PM)

Isn't it fun when it's so humid, it feels like your eyeballs are sweating?

@  Kalidor : (18 July 2017 - 03:34 PM)

If only we were as progressive in Bea Arthur's day as we are now.


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#1 ChessPieceFace

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 10:27 AM

Today only, ToysRUs.com is having a sale on Transformers. Couple that with their free-shipping-no-minimum-purchase deal for the holidays, and there are good deals to be had. I got Undertow for $7 shipped! Sadly, no Heavytread, and MP Rodimus seems to be the one Transformers-related item that isn't included. But still, check out the good stuff they do have:
http://www.toysrus.c...a...47&view=all

Edited by ChessPieceFace, 14 November 2011 - 10:41 AM.

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#2 Jeremy

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 10:39 AM

Thanks for the heads up! I've kind of been wanting those last Power Core Combiners 2 packs, but only if they were at a low price like this. Shame about not Heavytread, but maybe he'll show up later. Also let me get rid of some store credit that I've had lingering forever.

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 10:52 AM

TRU.com, HOOOOO!

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 11:13 AM

Skyhammer with free shipping FTW!

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 11:44 AM

It's basically all DotM so nothing I want despite the great deal. Too bad I bought that Rage Over Cybertron 3 pack a few weeks back.

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 12:46 PM

This promo also combines with the "BOGO half off on deluxes" deal they're running. You end up with two for less than $12...nothing I need, unfortunately, but a great deal for those still wanting deluxes.

I picked up the Streetside Bot Brawl (normally $49.99) for $34.99.

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 06:09 PM

QUOTE(Engledogg @ Nov 14 2011, 12:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This promo also combines with the "BOGO half off on deluxes" deal they're running. You end up with two for less than $12...nothing I need, unfortunately, but a great deal for those still wanting deluxes.

I picked up the Streetside Bot Brawl (normally $49.99) for $34.99.

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Anyone know how long this sale lasts?

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 06:25 PM

Hmm... DOTM Deluxes Barricade and Starscream for $12.50 shipped. Should I...?

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 06:34 PM

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Anyone know how long this sale lasts?

The "BOGO half off on deluxes" deal ends November 19th and the 25% off sale ends tonight at midnight. Not sure when the free shipping offer ends.

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 08:16 PM

QUOTE(mattski @ Nov 14 2011, 12:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Skyhammer with free shipping FTW!


I'm glad you saw this too. Now if either of us could just track down that elusive Heavy Tread...

#11 mattski

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 09:37 PM

QUOTE(CatSCAN PhD @ Nov 14 2011, 07:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(mattski @ Nov 14 2011, 12:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Skyhammer with free shipping FTW!


I'm glad you saw this too. Now if either of us could just track down that elusive Heavy Tread...


dude, you ain't kidding. i even braved the DDs discounts today again. i don't know what got into me. perfect waste of my lunch hour. icon-megs.gif

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 09:42 PM

QUOTE(CatSCAN PhD @ Nov 14 2011, 08:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(mattski @ Nov 14 2011, 12:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Skyhammer with free shipping FTW!


I'm glad you saw this too. Now if either of us could just track down that elusive Heavy Tread...

...and Salvage and the Stunticons... icon-screamer.gif
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Posted 15 November 2011 - 07:53 AM

QUOTE(ChessPieceFace @ Nov 14 2011, 06:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hmm... DOTM Deluxes Barricade and Starscream for $12.50 shipped. Should I...?

Did you?

QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Jun 24 2012, 01:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
QUOTE(mx-01 archon @ Sep 9 2012, 01:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You're talking to ▲ndrusi. Assume everything that he posts is snark.

#14 ChessPieceFace

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 10:34 AM

I did.

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 04:11 PM

Bah. I've already got all this crap. icon-screamer.gif
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Posted 15 November 2011 - 07:28 PM

I will never go back to that DD's Discounts. No way. I'm sticking to nice Marshall's, TJ Maxx's, and Ross's. No more ghetto adventures for me. icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 10:41 PM

QUOTE(Scottimus Prime @ Nov 14 2011, 09:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(CatSCAN PhD @ Nov 14 2011, 08:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(mattski @ Nov 14 2011, 12:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Skyhammer with free shipping FTW!


I'm glad you saw this too. Now if either of us could just track down that elusive Heavy Tread...

...and Salvage and the Stunticons... icon-screamer.gif


Try Entertainment Earth for those two; shipping's a bit of a pain, but they're where I got Over-Run along with Skyhammer a couple weeks back.


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Posted 16 November 2011 - 10:03 AM

QUOTE(CatSCAN PhD @ Nov 15 2011, 07:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I will never go back to that DD's Discounts. No way. I'm sticking to nice Marshall's, TJ Maxx's, and Ross's. No more ghetto adventures for me. icon-hotrod.gif

Don't know about your Marshalls etc but I consider ours pretty ghetto already. Can't imagine how bad the DD's must be!
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