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@  Locoman : (23 January 2018 - 12:39 AM)

-shrugs- He says the right things more often, at least.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 January 2018 - 11:03 PM)

Well is Trudeau an improvement over Harper?

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 10:54 PM)

Most of the country is sick of trudeau, they very well might get in anyway. Might as well vote for the shmuck who actually wants to do good, but will accidentally screw it up, over the shmucks who'll lie about it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 07:14 PM)

Voting NDP is how the Conservatives get in, though

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 07:12 PM)

because the road to hell is, after all, paved with good intentions.

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 07:12 PM)

There isn't one of those in this lot. Vote for the one whom won't deliberately do damage... so NDP.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 07:09 PM)

I usually feel an obligation to vote in any election, but I honestly won't know who to vote for next time around. I don't like any of them, and I think the best we can hope for is someone who won't do any more damage

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 07:04 PM)

Pretending to try to figure out how to undo the absolutely flawless system of wealth concentration they and their predecessors designed

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 07:04 PM)

Well, they're all off to Davos now, supposedly to lament the horribly skewed wealth distribution that's gotten even worse since last year's meeting

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 07:03 PM)

Conversely, being impressed by politicians isn't something you should be happy about.

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 07:02 PM)

The other side of the canadian coin right now is a harper clone. If trudeau runs again, the choice is NDP or liberal. It all depends on how the NDP plays out under the new guy, but so far I am unimpressed.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 07:00 PM)

I don't disagree. Trudeau is a clown and he's been a huge disappointment. I was naive enough to believe he'd actually stick to his word and do something to help the middle class. He's never getting my vote again

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 07:00 PM)

This little raptor is freaking BOSS! Also, I've been drinking, so kinda mellow.

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 07:00 PM)

Been playing with slash for the last hour though, totally worth it.

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 06:59 PM)

After duties and the exchange AND shipping. I'm not even going to bother appealing, it'll take ages and achieve nothing.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 06:59 PM)

I assuming it was toys, and those have a 0% duty rate even when the object isn't of North American manufacture. In that case, it just should've been taxes and the processing fee

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 06:58 PM)

We won't get it. Nothing the trudeau government has done has actually helped the end level canadian citizen, and with trump on the other side: it'll only get worse.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 06:58 PM)

Wonko, if you feel the customs weren't assessed properly you can always contact them to appeal. Generally, the fee should only be taxes (GST/QST in your case) + duties (if applicable, depending on the type of item where it was made) + Canada Post's processing fee. If the item was properly valued on the parcel, it usually shouldn't reach paid twice territory

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 06:49 PM)

One of the things I'm hoping comes out of these NAFTA talks (assuming they don't kill it) is Canada adopting an increased duty-free limit. $20 compared to the American's $800 is really ridiculous

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 06:47 PM)

Stuff sent via more expensive shipping methods, though, might attract their attention more often

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 06:46 PM)

Although it might depend what method it was sent via USPS. Pretty much the only things I receive from the US anymore in Canada are sent First Class Parcel (which is trackable), and I don't think Customs really scrutinizes those ones that much

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 06:41 PM)

In fact I almost never get charged. Only when the stated value on the package is in the extreme range, like $300 or more

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 06:41 PM)

Strange the duties were so high. I've been hit by UPS with their insane fees, but I've always had good experiences with USPS and Canada Post

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 05:36 PM)

USPS then canada post.

@  RichardT1977 : (22 January 2018 - 05:25 PM)

Very carefully, I hope

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 January 2018 - 03:32 PM)

How was it delivered?

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 02:24 PM)

the duties pushed the cost of it into "paid twice" range.

@  Benbot : (22 January 2018 - 02:06 PM)

Well, at least hospitalization won't send you into bankruptcy. There's always that.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (22 January 2018 - 01:52 PM)

o.O

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 01:40 PM)

And not happy anymore. 40 bucks on duties. Free trade my ass.

@  wonko the sane? : (22 January 2018 - 11:26 AM)

Yay! I should get my package from BBTS today!

@  Arazyr : (22 January 2018 - 10:50 AM)

Okay, now I get the snake thing. Thanks for the Pokemon reference. It was a bit after my time... 8^)

@  CastletonSnob : (22 January 2018 - 08:05 AM)

This is a Transformers fansite. Do you like big bots and you cannot lie?

@  Telly : (22 January 2018 - 03:32 AM)

no. was just making a silly/stupid joke

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 January 2018 - 03:22 AM)

Onyx is a stone. Onix is a rock snake. Do you even Pokemon, bro?

@  Telly : (22 January 2018 - 02:44 AM)

could be a rock made of snakes. we just dont know!

@  Foffy : (22 January 2018 - 02:15 AM)

He is a snake made of rock, though

@  Jetstream C-18 : (21 January 2018 - 08:56 PM)

No, Onyx is a snake.

@  Arazyr : (21 January 2018 - 01:12 PM)

Something I only just "got" last night: Of course IDW's GB Blackrock is associated with Onyx Prime. Onyx is a black rock.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (21 January 2018 - 07:37 AM)

Bet a lot of military people won't want to work this monday. ;(

@  Pennpenn : (21 January 2018 - 07:27 AM)

It seems sort of intuitive for a lot of people because it's the first day in the week that you're working.

@  Nevermore : (21 January 2018 - 04:54 AM)

Germany considers Monday the first day of the week.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (21 January 2018 - 01:34 AM)

The judge obviously had a more material motive than the one he claimed, there need to be some serious investigation of that case.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (20 January 2018 - 05:04 PM)

The reason is even worse. :(

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 January 2018 - 04:34 PM)

That moron is a shame to his profession.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (20 January 2018 - 09:34 AM)

I just think a Judge going on and Jury Tampering, trying to make the Jury think a sex taffiker is innocent is sickening. *won't say why he did that as that goes in P&R*

@  Sabrblade : (20 January 2018 - 09:21 AM)

Heh, the schedules for my work weeks begin with Saturday

@  wonko the sane? : (20 January 2018 - 07:01 AM)

Thing about the US is... you can say that any time you want as much as you want. You're still going to get shot, but it might not be because you said that though.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (20 January 2018 - 02:20 AM)

You just did.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (20 January 2018 - 02:18 AM)

Can I just say that right now... I hate the USA?


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#1 Meister79

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 08:30 AM

http://tf.takaratomy...cron/index.html

Peaceman, Fracas and Aimless.

From 28 December 2011, by spending 3,000 yen or more at participating stores on Transformers Prime merchandise, customers will receive a free Mini-con.

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 08:36 AM

Ah hug, looks like I'm probably going to get these again.

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Though these are not nearly as cool as the first ones IMO, and are basically the PCC versions only solid.

This variety of colors would have been good for the last 2 United ones, but with these they don't really match the originals or the others, just like solid PCC versions.

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 08:46 AM

I'm still wondering if praying Leadfoot's Minicon is going to be redecoed and come with a United Artfire.

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 08:58 AM

Peace, man.

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 09:06 AM

Still don't know why Fracas is getting a second figure too. Unless they need someone to do twice (if they're planning more).

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 09:08 AM

That's 3 more PCC Mini-Cons in opaque plastic that'll last a lot longer than the originals!

Edited by Sprocket, 19 December 2011 - 09:31 AM.

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 09:16 AM

QUOTE(Hora Hora @ Dec 19 2011, 08:58 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Peace, man.



QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Jun 24 2012, 01:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
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Posted 19 December 2011 - 09:30 AM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Dec 19 2011, 10:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Still don't know why Fracas is getting a second figure too. Unless they need someone to do twice (if they're planning more).

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Yeah, and this second go on Fracas isn't an improvement over the first, being a claw rather than a gun.

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 09:32 AM

When you purchase 3,000 Yen or more at the following you get the respective figure (info from Transformed at TFW2005).

Peaceman - Toys 'R' Us (Japan)

Fracas - Yamada Denki, Yodobashi Camera, Edion Group, Ishimaru, Deodeo, Eiden and Midori

Aimless - Joshin, Kidsland and Bic Camera

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 11:56 AM

excellent.....off to add to my list..

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 01:32 PM

I don't see "Targetmaster" anywhere in the text... it refers to them as "Arms Microns". Nor is there any talk of United.

So... I don't think these guys are G1. I think they're Prime-universe characters.


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Posted 19 December 2011 - 01:36 PM

Probably the only official Prime Mini-Con products we'll have for a while, I'm guessing!
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Posted 19 December 2011 - 02:52 PM

I guess it depends on what the instructions included says.

Like the ones they were giving out for purchase of Autobot Alliance figures were still United. But yeah between the things that M. Sipher pointed out and having another Fracas, they're probably Prime.

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 07:51 PM

QUOTE(Sprocket @ Dec 20 2011, 03:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Probably the only official Prime Mini-Con products we'll have for a while, I'm guessing!


Hmmm...
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Posted 19 December 2011 - 09:16 PM

QUOTE(Hydra @ Dec 19 2011, 07:51 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Sprocket @ Dec 20 2011, 03:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Probably the only official Prime Mini-Con products we'll have for a while, I'm guessing!


Hmmm...


HEHE, duce and you i assume dont agree?

I want a golden monkey repaint honestly.

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 10:04 PM

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QUOTE(Sprocket @ Dec 20 2011, 03:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Probably the only official Prime Mini-Con products we'll have for a while, I'm guessing!


Hmmm...


Well, we're getting Laserbeak early next year....

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 10:46 PM

Still counting down the days until I get Prime Ratbat.
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Posted 19 December 2011 - 11:33 PM

Just how much of a bad shot could Amless be? He's a Drill! icon-fire.gif

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 01:01 AM

QUOTE(Hydra @ Dec 19 2011, 07:51 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Sprocket @ Dec 20 2011, 03:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Probably the only official Prime Mini-Con products we'll have for a while, I'm guessing!

Hmmm...

...and by 'a while' I meant 'a month'. icon-hotrod.gif

There's only six molds left from PCC and then, dare I dream it, a dip back into the UT Mini-Con pool? Be still my heart.

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 02:01 AM

I'm sure the toolings for more than half of the UT Mini-Cons are mush now.