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@  Maximus Ambus : (05 July 2020 - 01:10 AM)

I got Studio Series 39 Cogman yesterday and woke up to find he'd decapitated my titans returns figures.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 July 2020 - 10:19 PM)

If I had a sarcasm powered mouth.. ooohh waaaiiittt...

@  -LittleAutob... : (04 July 2020 - 05:01 PM)

Heh

@  Bass X0 : (04 July 2020 - 02:56 PM)

"If I had sarcasm-powered legs, I'd do a happy dance...!"

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 July 2020 - 02:39 PM)

The real clones were the friends we made along the way.

@  Maximus Ambus : (04 July 2020 - 01:47 PM)

So the Emperor in episodes 1 through 6 was a clone?

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 10:47 AM)

(And the 0th anniversary of the last time I couldn't do math.)

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Today is the 24th anniversary of the day we fought off an alien invasion with the help of Will Smith.

@  Maximus Ambus : (04 July 2020 - 10:41 AM)

Oh the end of the Ottoman Empire of course.

@  -LittleAutob... : (04 July 2020 - 10:14 AM)

*ahem* 4th of July....

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 08:14 AM)

Nothing of importance has happened before, and nothing of importance will happen again.

@  Maximus Ambus : (04 July 2020 - 08:12 AM)

Nothing of importance happened today.

@  Telly : (03 July 2020 - 09:54 PM)

i want a "i survived 'rona and all i got was this lousy t-shirt"

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 July 2020 - 03:42 PM)

Slogan for 2021: "I Lived, Bitch."

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 July 2020 - 03:23 PM)

They should make the next book in the Survivors series 'I SURVIVED CORONA VIRUS 2020'

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 July 2020 - 03:23 PM)

YEEEE I'M A SURVIVOR-

@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:59 AM)

Probably gonna assemble Devastator after work.

@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:58 AM)

Ooooh. Overload arrived. He's surprisingly fun.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 04:00 PM)

He's sweeter than the average bear.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 July 2020 - 03:14 PM)

Convert him to Maple Syrup.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 03:10 PM)

what would Canada do with Yogi?

@  Cyoti : (01 July 2020 - 12:51 PM)

We can deport Yogi back to Canada now.

@  Sabrblade : (01 July 2020 - 12:50 PM)

Jellystone National Pawk. A westful wetweat.

@  Rycochet : (01 July 2020 - 12:47 PM)

Jellystone. We're going to be plunged into a decade of poor animation. Fortunately we've been led by bad cartoon characters for years so we won't notice much difference.

@  Maximus Ambus : (01 July 2020 - 06:19 AM)

what next? YELLOWSTONE?

@  Nevermore : (01 July 2020 - 05:46 AM)

Thanks, dead person.

@  Bass X0 : (01 July 2020 - 05:06 AM)

congratulations to all survivors of the first half of 2020.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 10:21 PM)

21 for me, but after numerous repetitions I got it down to 17 and a half.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 06:16 PM)

I transform in six steps from human to human sitting on my ass at the computer and back again!

@  -LittleAutob... : (30 June 2020 - 05:55 PM)

x-x when in vehicle mode we can travel much F A R T H E R-

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 05:52 PM)

Because despite the fact that we can travel around the world in the time it takes to get a good nights sleep and a couple of meals: people rarely wander more than 25 miles away from home for the duration of their lives.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I don't know how many days that trip takes - especially while sightseeing - but explaining they're 3936 kilometers (2445 miles) apart gives an idea, paradoxically because it is too large to easily picture.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:44 PM)

Aye.  When I catch lay people discussing miles and not how long the trip takes, it is in an attempt to stress how far away something is... like NYC to LA.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

But I can imagine 45 *minutes* easily.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

I can imagine a mile, it's a distance I've run. I can't really imagine 45 miles.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:19 PM)

I think there's also an element of the thing where things that are much bigger than us all blur together.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:49 AM)

If you're not, then you're more concerned with how long it takes.  Actual distance doesn't tell you that very well.  Besides traffic and road conditions, you'll need to know what kind of driving (city/interstate/rural/etc.).

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:47 AM)

Distance matters if you're being paid by the mile.

@  TM2-Megatron : (30 June 2020 - 11:44 AM)

Canadians are the same way, for the most part. If you're driving somewhere far, especially, it helps you plan out the day more than a distance in KM would.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:42 AM)

We use the time it takes to get someplace because that is what is relevant to us.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 10:55 AM)

Because even we can't figure out miles half the time.

@  Paladin : (30 June 2020 - 09:54 AM)

it's a big country with a lot of empty space. between our citizens' ears.

@  Bass X0 : (30 June 2020 - 09:52 AM)

Why do most Americans measure distance by hours of driving?

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 07:26 PM)

And as a result the world's lone blu-ray release of the film, an Australian disc that came out 7 years ago, now goes for hundreds of dollars on eBay. Thanks Disney.

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 06:21 PM)

Well, they censored Daryl Hannah's butt in Splash :rolleyes

@  Paladin : (29 June 2020 - 05:43 PM)

maybe New Mutants is too bad even for D+.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 June 2020 - 05:00 PM)

X-Men films are coming to Disney+ next month. But will they censor Hugh Jackman's butt?

@  -LittleAutob... : (29 June 2020 - 12:44 PM)

Pft.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 11:59 AM)

Behold! Night Strike Galvatron!

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 09:53 AM)

I will grant you a recolored body, and recolored troops to command.


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#1321 MightyMegs

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Posted 30 September 2016 - 12:21 PM

I picked up the 2 ships... and broke my moratorium on buying 5POA figures to get the new droid. I know he's a good-guy, but until the movie comes out, I'm going to have him pal around with Vader.

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Posted 30 September 2016 - 02:22 PM

He started out as a bad guy so you can always pretend he's just a different droid of that type.

 

I picked up the U-wing on sale at Target, but I'm holding off for a sale on the Striker. Also snagged 3.75 BS Ahsoka and Lando, plus the Rebels A-wing, as well as the Ti Imperial Cargo Shuttle and U-wing.


 
 
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Posted 30 September 2016 - 02:52 PM

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Picked up my first Rogue One toys - the cool droid, and a Micromachines set.

 

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The cool droid is cool.  Thats really all Ive got to say.

 

Super excited for the Micromachines though.  Only allowed myself one set today, but I've got to get that Rebels set with the Interdictor.  Loving the U-Wing though.

 

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#1324 MightyMegs

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Posted 30 September 2016 - 02:57 PM

I just realized he has ball joints at head, shoulders and hips. Not a lot of lateral movement, but I'll take it on a 5POA



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Posted 30 September 2016 - 03:00 PM

Ok, the Imperial Cargo Transport is awesome! Retractable landing gear and an opening loading ramp along with movable wings!

 

Shuttles through the ages.

 

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I've always loved the Buck Rogers Thunderfighter, and I think it was pretty clearly an inspiration for the U-wing (not the first time Star Wars has homaged it with the EU's Howlrunner).

 

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Posted 30 September 2016 - 05:53 PM

Popped into a TRU and a Wal-Mart today. The TRU was very well stocked on new releases...and I'll admit, despite not buying these guys, I'm tempted by both the U-Wing and the A-Wing.

 

The Wal-Mart had nothing new.


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Posted 30 September 2016 - 05:58 PM


Had to get a shot in my right eye this afternoon. In compensation my wife let us stop at the TRU nearby. I got to grab the Moroff vs Scarif Trooper 2pack which was one of the things I wanted most.

-ZacWilliam, love this pigmy Wampa mercenary and the entire idea of a "Beach Trooper."
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Posted 30 September 2016 - 06:21 PM

All the Black Series were sold out, natch. No biggie, they'll be around. Anyone know if they're the same DPCI as previous waves?

 

I was happy enough to get the last Sabine at my TRU. And then I was happier still to get the last Sabine from my Target right after, because that first Sabine frankly had a bad paintjob.

 

I should have gotten Jyn, though, and didn't. I honestly didn't realize whether multiple waves would come out at once or even who was in what wave, so I just figured I'd have 2 or 3 versions to pick from.


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Posted 30 September 2016 - 07:14 PM

The Walmart Lando I bought rang up for 10.83 and wasn't labeled as Star Wars on the receipt, so I wonder if someone programmed it oddly into the computer.


 
 
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Posted 30 September 2016 - 09:13 PM

Anyone tried the StudioFX app they developed for this?  It's quite simple, but a novel implementation.  Generally recording a few seconds of footage with special effects imposed on top, but like Robots in Disguise, it gives options for opening content without actually buying the toys.  Doesn't require the toys at all, but it also doubles as the control app for the AT ACT (and even gives rewards for using it as such).

 

If nothing else, got to give Hasbro props on implementing this interesting idea.



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Posted 30 September 2016 - 11:54 PM

You should've stopped by Enfield, Zac -- they had everything but the A-wing, and the other two guys there only wanted a couple of random things.


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Posted 01 October 2016 - 10:55 AM

Aaaand, I'm returning the A-wing. I knew it was going to be undersized but holy crap. I could even put up with that - the paint job is nice, and there's some decent detailing - but the canopy also doesn't sit flush; it's warped along the edges. The insult to injury being the Nerf launcher is molded into the bottom of the ship so you can't remove it. And because the ship is so small, the launcher looks even more incongruous, like it's carrying a telephone pole strapped to the bottom.


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Posted 01 October 2016 - 12:04 PM


I want it. Looks cool. Love the new Hera. And love the inclusion of nerf guns to give the ships playability. We'll have to see if the cockpit issue on yours is a stand alone or on all of them,.


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Posted 01 October 2016 - 02:26 PM

Aaaand, I'm returning the A-wing. I knew it was going to be undersized but holy crap. I could even put up with that - the paint job is nice, and there's some decent detailing - but the canopy also doesn't sit flush; it's warped along the edges. The insult to injury being the Nerf launcher is molded into the bottom of the ship so you can't remove it. And because the ship is so small, the launcher looks even more incongruous, like it's carrying a telephone pole strapped to the bottom.

Thanks! You saved me a trip to the store



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Posted 01 October 2016 - 06:50 PM

I want it. Looks cool. Love the new Hera. And love the inclusion of nerf guns to give the ships playability. We'll have to see if the cockpit issue on yours is a stand alone or on all of them,.


-ZacWilliam, picked up Jyn today, it just felt weird to have Several other guys but not the main character.

I hope it was a one-off issue. I thought I had come to terms with the launchers, it's fine on the U-wing (helps that it stows away), and it looks like it integrates pretty well on the Striker even if it can't be removed, but it's just so big on such a small ship. Size-wise it sits between the old Action Fleet and POTF A-wings. 


 
 
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Posted 01 October 2016 - 07:57 PM

I haven't spotted the A-wing at all yet; it doesn't look like the local Targets even have a shelf tag for the Class II vehicles.
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Posted 01 October 2016 - 08:03 PM


Saw it today for the first time at the Berlin Turnpike TRU.

-ZacWilliam, not in the regular toy section but in a small endcap across from the registers, (not the island) turned to the side so I almost went past it. But they had three or four.
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Posted 03 October 2016 - 05:37 PM

I'm guessing Walmart must be re-distrubting product between stores or something.  I saw a TON of Star Wars stuff this local store has never had, and isn't supposed to have on the current modular for Rogue One.  Most on clearance, so I don't know WHAT is going on here.  Timing is poor as well given this particular store had NOTHING for most of last Christmas, only to get it all a year late?

At least I'm hoping it's just overstock from another store/distribution center, can't imagine mine being so poorly run as to be sitting on all this for over a year.

 

About a dozen Resistance X-Wings (blue/white)- $13 (Pricepoint not carried by this store at any point)

A Half dozen FO TIE Fighters- $9 (Ditto)

Deluxe Hero Mashers wave 1- $4 (Ditto again)

A TON of basic figures, mostly the "usual peg warmers", but in number I've never seen at this store (Sarco Plank, Pilot Atsy, Goss Towers, Space wave 1, etc) $4

Titanium Helmets- $9

 

Again, I can't believe that this store could be THAT badly managed for all that to be sitting in the back for almost a year, especially the stuff they've never carried to begin with.



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Posted 03 October 2016 - 09:49 PM

I don't know how they decide it, but one of my nearby Walmarts has had a similar thing happen to them. It's one of the stores with the toy section off to the side of the store (which typically winds up being a crummier option for toy selection in general as all the "good stuff" is crammed into one aisle). A couple months ago they suddenly wound up with probably a hundred of the early waves of 3.75 Black Series figures. They're now stuffed in boxes on the top shelf of the toys section. Likewise, they had a bunch of the exclusive X-wings show up. 

 

I assumed they were chosen as the dumping ground for all the other area Walmarts after resets.


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Posted 06 October 2016 - 02:14 PM

It only took me how many months? But I finally get my unmasked Phasma done. Wallowing out the helmet took forever!

 

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