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@  Waspinator : (25 April 2017 - 08:46 PM)

There are some more immediate doomsday scenarios on a more local level, like the sun expanding and consuming us all.

@  Evac : (25 April 2017 - 08:25 PM)

In a few trillion years, there's going to be a Big Rip, a heat death, a Big Crunch or a Big Bounce, so- wait, you're talking about Stargate.

@  Xellos : (25 April 2017 - 08:20 PM)

I just wish Universe had a conclusive ending...

@  wonko the sane? : (25 April 2017 - 07:53 PM)

They had to try something new, and it didn't work.

@  Echowarrior : (25 April 2017 - 07:31 PM)

SG-1 was a good series. Atlantis too. Universe...dear god was that ever a misfire.

@  Xellos : (25 April 2017 - 02:56 PM)

Started watching SG-1 right before season 9. The Stargate were the last live action series that could hold my attention week to week.

@  Rycochet : (25 April 2017 - 02:52 PM)

Sg1 really lost it's appeal once they got too far into the ancients/ascended plotlines.

@  Gizmoboy : (25 April 2017 - 02:48 PM)

I enjoyed the movie. Never got into the TV Series.

@  BlackMax : (25 April 2017 - 02:19 PM)

About twenty since I cared. :D :D :D

@  Whirl Maximus : (25 April 2017 - 01:50 PM)

ten years since Stargate SG1 ended.

@  WorkbenchManiac : (25 April 2017 - 11:05 AM)

it's all about that sweet, savory monosodium glutamate!

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 April 2017 - 10:58 AM)

If you're eating cheap Chinese, nutritional value is probably not the first thing on your mind.

@  Paladin : (25 April 2017 - 10:56 AM)

depends on where you get them from, but sometimes the paper has more nutritional value.

@  Robowang : (25 April 2017 - 10:21 AM)

I have actually eaten the cookie without opening it before. I didn't realize it until my wife asked what my fortune was.

@  BlackMax : (25 April 2017 - 09:18 AM)

It's like the fortune cookies. After getting so many over the years I just barely notice them.

@  Pennpenn : (25 April 2017 - 09:17 AM)

Sorry, yeah, I also dislike any policy which involves including putting Optimus Prime in teriyaki chicken.

@  unluckiness : (25 April 2017 - 09:13 AM)

That sounds like an unfair assessment of the teriyaki chicken.

@  Pennpenn : (25 April 2017 - 09:10 AM)

Yeah but there's no way they weren't designing it with the Optimus Maximus or whatever in mind. That said I could just be annoyed because I dislike the "every line must have at least one Optimus Prime in there somewhere" policy that Hasbro seems to have.

@  WorkbenchManiac : (25 April 2017 - 08:29 AM)

that sounds both worrying and delicious

@  BlackMax : (25 April 2017 - 08:03 AM)

I am seriously feeling hungry occasionally because Quake's deep-red paint job looks JUST like the teryaki chicken at my favorite Chinese eatery.

@  unluckiness : (25 April 2017 - 06:41 AM)

Hard to say. The bot mode's okay and the the combiner form is the awful on. Considering that Prime didn't have a combiner form back then and could have looked like anything, seems that there were other factors at play.

@  Pennpenn : (25 April 2017 - 02:48 AM)

I'd say a lot of CW Menasor's problems were caused by the fact he had to share a mold with Optimus Prime.

@  unluckiness : (24 April 2017 - 09:27 PM)

giggity

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 08:44 PM)

TR Astrotrain can be remarkably straight.

@  Dracula : (24 April 2017 - 04:10 PM)

bot can not be straight

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 April 2017 - 01:49 PM)

Hey man, don't dongshame.

@  Benbot : (24 April 2017 - 12:32 PM)

#crotchproblems

@  Robowang : (24 April 2017 - 11:53 AM)

Menasor's problem is that his crotch is waaaaaaaaaaaaaay too high. I couldn't care less about those other issues. If your dong is a chestburster, something ain't right.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:40 AM)

Seems like all the combiners have an issue like that, the legs can never be completely straight in combined mode, the finished big bot is always looming eerily or hip-thrusting.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2017 - 11:39 AM)

I doubt having an integrated trailer would have swayed me into buying CW Motormaster. But what definitely put me off were Internet reports of awful hip ratcheting.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:36 AM)

I might also mention that ~not~ being a big truck has worked for the Internet pretty well.

@  unluckiness : (24 April 2017 - 11:32 AM)

I moaned about Motormaster because his combiner mode was awful

@  Rycochet : (24 April 2017 - 11:31 AM)

People moaned about the choices made during Combiner wars.that meant characters like Motormaster/Menasor weren't G1G1G1.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:23 AM)

He could always be a very small red truck.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 April 2017 - 10:59 AM)

But how will you know it's Optimus Prime if he's not a big red truck?

@  Broadside : (24 April 2017 - 10:20 AM)

Personally, I'm not a fan of the extreme-accuracy trend. The character choices are kind of sure-fine-whatever, but outside of stuff like Alpha Trion that's a huge divergence from the source material, there doesn't feel like there's much imagination in the designs any more.

@  Pennpenn : (24 April 2017 - 05:03 AM)

Because you might as well start as you mean to go on?

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2017 - 04:16 AM)

It does. Preview image is Legion's penis tongue.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2017 - 04:15 AM)

Hold it. Please tell me Kiss Players doesn't have a GoBox.

@  Autobot Bubbs : (24 April 2017 - 03:10 AM)

That is epically messed up

@  Autobot Bubbs : (24 April 2017 - 03:10 AM)

GURD.... youtube just auto-played a new trailer for the Alien flick.... featuring John Denver's 'country roads' as BG music....

@  Noideaforaname : (24 April 2017 - 12:37 AM)

The Generations lineup should be decided by hitting Random Page on the wiki. "Next one is... Crankstart." 'Alright, I love the Scavengers!' "No, no, CrankSTART. The repaint of a repaint of a repaint of a Scout version of a Deluxe based on a background vehicle from the Live Action film." 'Oh'

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 11:31 PM)

After we get a couple of Pretenders. And a Titans Return Star Saber (not a difficult retool from Galvatron).

@  BlackMax : (23 April 2017 - 10:21 PM)

I really do like all the attention to the 80s toys, being from that era myself. However, I would be really happy if (let's say post Trypticon) the Generations line turns to the 2001 RiD line, Beast Wars stuff, and moves forwarda bit.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2017 - 08:19 PM)

I'm curious because I'm not an 80s kid nor have I ever held an actual 80s toy in my hands, but I'm pretty sure a mathematically significant portion of 80s kids here do have a like for cartoon accuracy.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2017 - 08:15 PM)

How much of this community favors versus not favors the current Hasbro design team's general trend of accuracy to classic 1980s toys and lack of attention to any other era of Transformers?

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 07:36 PM)

Telly, ah, got it.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 06:41 PM)

"You can do magic things!" "It's called evil, kid."

@  Foffy : (23 April 2017 - 06:27 PM)

Potatoes don't have ears. That's corn.

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 06:27 PM)

little furry potatos


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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

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...


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.

Edited by Sprocket, 20 December 2011 - 09:07 AM.

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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.