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@  Verno : (11 July 2020 - 11:20 PM)

2021: :idea :rolleyes :p :D

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 July 2020 - 06:20 PM)

Perfection. :thumbsup

@  Patch : (11 July 2020 - 06:17 PM)

My plans:  :hmm  2020:  :)

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 July 2020 - 06:02 PM)

Our plans for 2020 were as amazing as Optimus Prime. But then 2020 came like Hot Rod.

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 July 2020 - 05:50 PM)

Indeed....

@  Bass X0 : (11 July 2020 - 05:40 PM)

"He who dies with the most toys wins."

@  Rycochet : (11 July 2020 - 01:11 PM)

Hey you, get moving, it's not too far, you're looking good so come as you are. Hey you, you never know what you'll see, when it's through that door with the 73.

@  Rycochet : (11 July 2020 - 01:10 PM)

Hey you, get ready, get on your feet. Get into gear and hit the street.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 July 2020 - 12:46 PM)

I recall number 73 (old british show) discussing the Transformers movie and had the presenters trying to transform a few figures, one argued his deflated beach ball was a Transformer too.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (11 July 2020 - 08:03 AM)

And he's a big ball, but he's not the biggest ball of them all. (That'll be Pulse Unicron.)

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 July 2020 - 07:37 AM)

Trypticon so scared my Primus figure he turned into a ball.

@  ▲ndrusi : (09 July 2020 - 09:56 PM)

King Nine, however, will not return.

@  Bass X0 : (09 July 2020 - 05:05 PM)

Bass_X0 will return after these messages ^^^

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 July 2020 - 03:37 PM)

WHATAMIFIGHTINGFOOOOOOOOARRGH

@  -LittleAutob... : (09 July 2020 - 02:06 PM)

Okay?

@  Otaku : (09 July 2020 - 07:47 AM)

@TheMightyMollusk Ah, but the series itself has pronounced "Bass" both ways. ;)  Oh, 90s English Capcom video game voice acting...

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 July 2020 - 03:14 AM)

Looking at my Titan Returns collection I can see they realised they didn't have to paint the Titan Masters after wave one, lazy bums.

@  Maruten : (08 July 2020 - 09:13 PM)

No, I'm going with "fish".

@  TheMightyMol... : (08 July 2020 - 04:19 PM)

He stated that it's in reference to the Mega Man character, so it follows the series' tradition of music names.

@  Cybersnark : (08 July 2020 - 03:59 PM)

The real question is if it's "bass" as in music or "bass" as in the fish.

@  Otaku : (08 July 2020 - 01:27 PM)

Well, at least now I know how to pronounce @Bass X0 's screen name. ^^'  Rather, I think I'd just forgotten.  In my defense, it really does look like an emoticon or maybe just "decoration", which is what a lot of folks add to their screen names online.  Usually because someone has the name they really want. XD

@  ▲ndrusi : (08 July 2020 - 01:27 PM)

Extremely unimpressed with your idea that someone making a negative observation you don't like means they "got triggered."

@  NotVeryKnightly : (08 July 2020 - 11:16 AM)

You know somebody asked "And this would be in relation to... what exactly?"

@  Bass X0 : (08 July 2020 - 11:15 AM)

Its because someone got triggered over my random musings instead of just ignoring them. If I read one of your comments that is of no relevance or interest to me, I don't feel the need to say so.

@  -LittleAutob... : (08 July 2020 - 10:56 AM)

All this over someone's username lol

@  ▲ndrusi : (08 July 2020 - 08:34 AM)

Bazro.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (08 July 2020 - 06:34 AM)

It could be Bass 10-0

@  Nevermore : (08 July 2020 - 06:11 AM)

How do you pronounce yourself? "Bass Ex-O" or "Bass Ex-Zero"?

@  Bass X0 : (08 July 2020 - 03:23 AM)

I did almost go with Vile Bass X0, because Vile is cool too.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (07 July 2020 - 08:34 PM)

Bossk Saw

@  ▲ndrusi : (07 July 2020 - 04:16 PM)

Bass XD

@  Bass X0 : (07 July 2020 - 03:43 PM)

And its not Bass XO, its Bass X0, as in Bass, X and Zero from the Mega Man series.

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 July 2020 - 02:33 PM)

@Trpodeca :( :(

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 July 2020 - 02:32 PM)

Thats what a gray rock is? Then I'm not one.

@  Trpodeca : (07 July 2020 - 02:12 PM)

Man I just learnt about what seemed like a really cool show, only to realize it was a dream and it dosen't really exist.

@  Bass X0 : (07 July 2020 - 01:02 PM)

Just something I read that I wanted to share. I heard "gray rock" mentioned in a video, so I looked it up and that was the definition.

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 July 2020 - 12:20 PM)

It's a fancy way of saying "Ignore annoying people".

@  NotVeryKnightly : (07 July 2020 - 12:15 PM)

Bass XO has a habit of pasting random drivel here as if doing so were profound.

@  wonko the sane? : (07 July 2020 - 11:30 AM)

And this would be in relation to... what exactly?

@  Bass X0 : (07 July 2020 - 11:25 AM)

"One strategy for dealing with a narcissist or sociopath is to act like a "gray rock," meaning that you become uninteresting and unresponsive. You don't feed their needs for drama or attention. You don't show emotion, say anything interesting, or disclose any personal information"

@  Nevermore : (06 July 2020 - 07:23 PM)

Oh wow. Studio Series Offroad Bumblebee is awesome. His articulation is amazing.

@  -LittleAutob... : (06 July 2020 - 11:18 AM)

Oof-

@  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.


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#1601 Master Fwiffo

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 04:31 PM

Pfft, saw basic figures on pegs last week.  They got taken down after I raised some fuss (and they wouldn't scan anyway).
 
I've said it before, and I'll say it again: hard street dates DO NOT WORK unless you have direct control over when retailers get product.  And toys are NOT controlled enough to give Disney that big "coordinated media event" they seem to continue to crave.
 
Hell, seems like retailers care even LESS about the street date this time around compared to The Force Awakens.

Man if I don't get any small toy spaceships out of this line I will be annnnnngggrrryyyyy.

Surely they're at least doing that hot wheels line or the titaniums...

Hot Wheels confirmed, first wave includes the TIE Silencer, Ski Speeder, and the Resistance Bomber.

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Posted 31 August 2017 - 12:17 PM

So, while technically out "tomorrow", TRU Australia has been running live Facebook streams detailing new toys.  But Yahoo movies got the "big scoop" with a major reveal of TLJ products, including a number of store exclusives:

http://news.toyark.c...medium=facebook

Lots of Force Link exclusive sets for Kohls and Target, with TRU and Walmart splitting modified reissues of the legacy vehicles from TFA.

 

Kohls is getting a Force Link starter set with Luke, Rey, Rose and a rerun of the Heavy Gunner/Commander.  TRU is getting a set with a "Judicial" Stormtrooper and Preatorian Guard.

 

The big "hit" for me is the Force Link compatible Target exclusive 3 pack featuring Luke Skywalker, Royal Guard and Emperor (the latter two being the first we've seen of those characters in this style).

 

The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop on MORE exclusives, including the final wave of Black 3.75 (which they claim to be Walmart exclusive): Rose, Luke, Preatorian Guard and "Judicial" Stormtrooper.

http://www.hollywood...figures-1034161



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Posted 31 August 2017 - 12:26 PM


Saw the Force Link starter with Kylo, the large little kid aimed figures and all the Lego sets out at Walmart this morning. Didn't check if they were purchasable cause none of it is the stuff I want.

-ZacWilliam, if they'd had the Rathtar that would have made me try it out... impatient for tomorrow.
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Posted 31 August 2017 - 12:35 PM

Survivor Rey got a tan.

 

Interesting some of the figures.

 

I do worry that Finn will sit again, since his costume is pretty similar to his old one (same jacket and all).

 

I find his regular outfit in particular to be worse than his TFA one.  The black worked well with the tan jacket.


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Posted 31 August 2017 - 12:44 PM

And on eBay...Force Link ObiWan Kenobi (Ep4) and Yoda (Ep2/Clone Wars) were seen.  ObiWan is particularly interesting, featuring some arm swivels making him capable of holding his lightsaber in a natural 2 handed pose.



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Posted 31 August 2017 - 12:47 PM

I'll be curious to see who sells and who doesn't.

For single packed 3.75 I'm in for all the new characters, Jedi Rey, Chewbacca, and maaaybee Fin (Mainly because I like being able to line up all the outfits he's worn from FA and may want to continue that)

-ZacWilliam, I expect 3PO and Hux will be shelf warm-y and yeah sadly probably Fin. I probably would have skipped right to the "in disguise" figure for him, maybe only included this look in a multipack with someone really desirable.

Edited by ZacWilliam1, 31 August 2017 - 12:48 PM.

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Posted 31 August 2017 - 01:05 PM

So, which store(s) do I need to be at for midnight tonight? Also, what are the hot things to consider buying at that store? Anything cool happening with Lego stuff?

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Posted 31 August 2017 - 01:12 PM

I find Paige (the gunner) to be way more interesting (at least visually) than Rose (the mechanic).

 

Also Hot Toys has begun showing off some The Last Jedi stuff:

 

 


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Posted 31 August 2017 - 01:18 PM

The things I'm expecting/fearing will be pretty hard to get are the Black Series 6 inch, especially Hera.

Other than that I expect it to be down to how much stores get. For figures I'd expect Luke, Rey and the 2 Pack with the Red Guard to be more in demand. Then any of the new characters will be hard to find to start. But if FA and RO are any indication all Wave 1 and 2 will be very easy gets eventually.


-ZacWilliam, I know TRU is giving out a tshirt. I haven't been playing close attention because though I want the toys I'm old and going to a store at Midnight sounds like hell.

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Posted 31 August 2017 - 03:33 PM

Okay, I'm lost on all of the starter sets. Do we know if it's possible to get one of each new figure without having to double up on Force Link activators?
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Posted 31 August 2017 - 03:52 PM

I have to say I'm continued to be disappointed by the gaps Hasbro's leaving in terms of figure offerings.

 

The largest all retailer vehicle is the TIE Silencer ($50), next item up for 3.75 figures is the BB8/Star Destroyer play set at $200.  There's a LOT of stuff that could easily slot into that $75-100 range that would expand the line.  As is, there's a new BB-8 Remote Control toy slated for the $100 price point, but I don't feel that covers the lack of range a Star Wars product line SHOULD have.



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Posted 31 August 2017 - 04:01 PM

All I know is all the places around here aren't doing anything for midnight. Was all jazzed to get some late night swag and no stores willing to take my money

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Posted 31 August 2017 - 04:05 PM

Okay, I'm lost on all of the starter sets. Do we know if it's possible to get one of each new figure without having to double up on Force Link activators?


Are there more than three?

There's one with Kylo that will be everywhere and seems a pretty unexciting standard Kylo and one that's a TRU exclusive with Judicial Trooper and unique looking Preatorian Guard. And one with the big $200 playset that includes Snope and a different guard.

-ZacWilliam, you might need to get the TRU pack and the Playset if you want every figure, which would give you 2 but if your buying the playset anyway that honestly seems a small thing.
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Posted 31 August 2017 - 05:20 PM

I wasn't sure if the Kylo was a new/modified sculpt or a straight repack. The path of the too-lazy-to-properly-research completist is a tricky one. 


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Posted 31 August 2017 - 05:38 PM

Couldn't tell you yet if the Force Link Starter Kylo and single carded Kylo are any different aside from the head.  There's also "pilot Ren", which didn't appear to be drastically from the single card.

 

Have to wait until people bother posting GOOD images tomorrow.



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Posted 31 August 2017 - 06:42 PM


Wonder what the deal is with that way overpriced Khol's set.

Four $7.99 figures ($32 value) for $50 is pretty sucky.

-ZacWilliam, wonder if it's a) It includes the Force Link thing and it's just not mentioned/shown or b) Khols is doing their usual crap and pricing it rediculously high so they can put it on "sale" for the price it would normally be anywhere else...
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Posted 31 August 2017 - 07:14 PM

Wonder what the deal is with that way overpriced Khol's set.

Four $7.99 figures ($32 value) for $50 is pretty sucky.

-ZacWilliam, wonder if it's a) It includes the Force Link thing and it's just not mentioned/shown or b) Khols is doing their usual crap and pricing it rediculously high so they can put it on "sale" for the price it would normally be anywhere else...

I thought it was supposed to have a Force Link band...but I guess Kohl's are just being jerks.  Must be banking on fans buying it up for Luke and the Stormtrooper Commander.  Truthfully, about the only REAL value I saw among the exclusives was the Target exclusive Era of the Force at $50 for 8 figures...assuming you didn't already have most of those at this point.  And they didn't even integrate Force Link to try and get people to double dip.

 

The exclusives listings per Hasbro

http://www.jeditempl...ives-fall-2017/

 

 

Some of my early take aways are that the line feels even more conservative than the "too conservative than it had any right to be" The Force Awakens launch.  And they're aren't even paying lip service to Rebels at launch, despite the final season and Original Trilogy crossover potential.

Also, there isn't a 3.75" BB-8 figure available AT ALL during launch.  I'm sure he'll cycle into wave 2 of something...but it stands out given how heavy secondary items are pushing the character.



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Posted 01 September 2017 - 01:51 AM


Black Series 6inch Hera is up for preoder on Amazon. Since it was the one thing I feel like I might not see I went ahead and did that.

-ZacWilliam, with Prime it's the same as retail so no reason not to. Takes some stress off.
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Posted 01 September 2017 - 06:47 AM

Here's the link:  https://www.amazon.c.../dp/B01LYZPN9Y/

 

The Rebels Black figures are the only Star Wars figures I currently buy besides some Hot Toys, so I preorder this too.


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Posted 01 September 2017 - 07:34 AM

If she's in wave 1 doesn't that mean she'll be everywhere forever?

Not that I'm complaining. I'm not going to be able to buy anything for a month.






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