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@  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?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (20 January 2018 - 01:34 AM)

There are languages where the days are named for numbers and Sunday is "one". Like Arabic.

@  Pennpenn : (20 January 2018 - 01:31 AM)

Isn't it sort of a religious thing for Sunday to be the start of the week but most people just go with the first day they go to work for the week?

@  unitremover : (20 January 2018 - 01:02 AM)

I feel like I've known plenty of Americans who'd say Monday is the first day of the week.

@  Pennpenn : (20 January 2018 - 12:57 AM)

Personally Monday will always be the first day of the week for me. The notion that Sunday is somehow the first day of the week seems completely nonsensical to me.

@  Pennpenn : (20 January 2018 - 12:57 AM)

I'm fairly sure it is in Australia, but that tends to get blurred because of US influence.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 January 2018 - 12:19 AM)

(It's Sunday here in the U.S.)

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 January 2018 - 12:18 AM)

Anyone here live in a country where Monday is considered the first day of the week?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 January 2018 - 08:40 PM)

Maybe?

@  Patchouli Kn... : (19 January 2018 - 08:38 PM)

But do they search barf?

@  BlackMax : (19 January 2018 - 08:38 PM)

Under water, the fish don't stink.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 January 2018 - 07:42 PM)

I read that at first as "Everyone is a fish...."

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 January 2018 - 06:08 PM)

Everyone has a fetish, I guess.

@  BlackMax : (19 January 2018 - 05:56 PM)

I parsed it as "search barf" at first.

@  Nevermore : (19 January 2018 - 05:05 PM)

Robowang nude hiden cam photos

@  Robowang : (19 January 2018 - 02:54 PM)

Oh, hey, that's not the search bar! Whoops.

@  Robowang : (19 January 2018 - 12:48 PM)

reflector camera mode

@  MEDdMI : (19 January 2018 - 12:14 PM)

But did you get a Snowbombcyclopsragnarokdoomstorm like the US NE got last week?

@  Nevermore : (19 January 2018 - 11:40 AM)

Netherlands? We got one hell of a storm here in Germany the other day too.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 January 2018 - 01:59 AM)

When that happens in Cocoa Beach there's always someone getting out their surfboard.

@  CORVUS : (19 January 2018 - 12:04 AM)

Damn!

@  Telly : (18 January 2018 - 10:29 PM)

holy hug

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 January 2018 - 06:27 PM)

Goddamn look what happened to the Dutch this week.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 January 2018 - 06:27 PM)

https://twitter.com/dwnews/status/954066379610628097

@  Locoman : (18 January 2018 - 03:43 PM)

To be fair, you have to have a very high IQ to understand brick and mortar.

@  siccoyote : (18 January 2018 - 04:31 AM)

Who sings the first part of the GIJoe The Movie theme song? (Cobra) Sounds so familiar.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:46 PM)

Also true.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:40 PM)

I hate brick and mortar stores around here.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:38 PM)

But I like the feel of the brick and mortar search a bit more. And I can see inside packages at brick and mortar. True, Amazon has a good return policy, but I like buying once and settling.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:37 PM)

I suppose I could save more if I bought more often from Amazon.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 10:36 PM)

Closest I got to "free" was 30% off warpath, which just about lined him up to the canadian price had he ever shown up around me. The pile of loot saved me a pile, but it was still pricy.

@  Shrug : (17 January 2018 - 09:34 PM)

Yeah, I purposefully waited on them because I knew they'd be perfect "add onto orders to get free shipping" fodder. Already gotten two that way. Technically "free" and I barely had to wait.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 09:21 PM)

That's how I feel about Prime Masters. Getting back into collecting last year taught me to be patient, which grants rewards most of the time.

@  Shrug : (17 January 2018 - 09:18 PM)

I want Starscream so hard after seeing him in person, but since he's the one being left behind by every other collector in my area, I feel like I can wait for a sale.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 09:09 PM)

I mean: I maybe woulda jumped on starscream if I found a sale or something, but it wasn't a priority.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 09:08 PM)

I only wanted the dinobots (cause... volcanicus.) but got saddled with three I didn't want due to the bundling. I'd still be waiting to order if I had waited on individual figures.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 08:27 PM)

Ahh.. I just ordered the whole case cause I wanted too. :)

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 06:49 PM)

Mostly PotP dinobots. Plus some stuff I couldn't opt out of to get those dinobots. And CW warpath... cause he was on sale.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 04:54 PM)

What ya getting?


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#1 OrionPax44

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 02:00 PM

You wouldn't believe it but I bought a Sonicron at a really good discounted price and all his joints were tight and he stood up really well ;p :lol:

Nah he was just as I expected; loose hips and all. But I do really like this design and felt bad for the poor little guy so I did what I was joking about and made him a crutch. Yup a crutch and you know what it really helps :lol:

So I now give to you Tiny Wave:




Then my wife who thought the idea was hilarious gave me this Idea

As Tiny Wave says "Primus Bless us everyone"



Edited by orionpax44, 19 January 2012 - 05:39 PM.

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 02:04 PM

In the first image, it looks like someone is making a Valentine's Day card for him. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 02:08 PM

QUOTE(NightViper @ Jan 19 2012, 02:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
In the first image, it looks like someone is making a Valentine's Day card for him. icon-fire.gif


icon-fire.gif Thats my wife making animal masks for my boys movie we were making. She was clear for all the other shots I took and this one ended up being the best one. Go figure.

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 02:16 PM

I honestly expected this to be about an actual third-party (fourth-party?) upgrade for Sonicron that gave him a bunch of add-on missile boxes for no good reason or something.

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Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
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You're talking to ▲ndrusi. Assume everything that he posts is snark.

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 02:30 PM

QUOTE(▲ndrusi @ Jan 19 2012, 02:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I honestly expected this to be about an actual third-party (fourth-party?) upgrade for Sonicron that gave him a bunch of add-on missile boxes for no good reason or something.


Nah this is an upgrade that he really needs.

I did hear about the black version of him and supposedly all the quality issues are resolved.

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#6 Alpha Omega Trion Supreme

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 05:05 PM

I just fixed the loose hips on my Sonicron. I pulled him off the shelf to apply a faction sticker to his chest, and when I went to put him back he wouldn't stand properly without having to tip his torso back slightly. Otherwise his torso would fall forward. So I pulled apart the hips and went to work.

It's pretty easy, really. Dissassemble each hip by just a single screw on the back of each. You'll have a front part that has the FF or Rewind triangle on it, there's a half circle for the hip joint to channel through this part. The back part is a completely flat piece.

I applied a thin coating of super glue(don't have any nail polish) to the inside of the half-circle because that's where the friction is needed, let it harden, then put the hips back together. Viola! Also did something similar to the upper right arm swivel which was also much too loose.

I wish I could figure out what to do about the left leg when going to alt mode. I can never get the lateral part of the leg to collapse completely and hold, so there's always a slight gap when viewing that section from above. I know what part is the culprit, but I can't figure out what part of it I need to shave or add to.

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 05:13 PM


In the alt mode I know what you mean my legs don't collapse flush either but close enough. My biggest issue was the left arm and leg slots needed some trimminging. but after that it went together nicely and I really cant stop playing with him. I wanna make his crutch collapsable so maybe it will fit in his chest icon-fire.gif
If I get brave enough I may take his legs apart but till then I am very happing with him

Thanks for the tips

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 05:30 PM

Personally, I would recommend an outline symbol from Reprolabels. True, the downside is that you need to buy $20 worth of stuff, in order to get them, but it looked the best of the stickers I've tried.

Admittedly, I thought this was going to be a post about Tremor & Frequency. Since both are out now.

Edited by Kevin S, 19 January 2012 - 05:33 PM.

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 05:37 PM

Tremor and Frequency really dont do anything for me. Now the Ratbat and Ravage ones if they release them for me are a deff buy

I kinda feel bad bout everybody getting misled by the name but so Im gonna change it

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 05:43 PM

QUOTE(Alpha Omega Trion Supreme @ Jan 19 2012, 05:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I wish I could figure out what to do about the left leg when going to alt mode. I can never get the lateral part of the leg to collapse completely and hold, so there's always a slight gap when viewing that section from above. I know what part is the culprit, but I can't figure out what part of it I need to shave or add to.


Just by off hand chance, you know about that the heels have to be rotated inward, in the transformation? As I recall, that part isn't in the included instructions (too lazy to go looking), but until I figured this out, I had the same problem.

(Just had time to check instructions, confirmed that heel rotation isn't depicted.)

Kevin

Edited by Kevin S, 19 January 2012 - 05:59 PM.

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 05:53 PM

QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Jan 19 2012, 05:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
In the alt mode I know what you mean my legs don't collapse flush either but close enough. My biggest issue was the left arm and leg slots needed some trimminging. but after that it went together nicely and I really cant stop playing with him. I wanna make his crutch collapsable so maybe it will fit in his chest icon-fire.gif
If I get brave enough I may take his legs apart but till then I am very happing with him

Thanks for the tips

I had to trim the left arm pegs a bit so they'd slide properly into the slots on the torso when going to alt mode too.

There's no screws holding the lateral leg panels in place. They pop off pretty easy, just don't force it. If you remove the speakers on the legs, you'll see the two slats(?) that are holding the lateral leg panel on. One's towards the front of the leg, the other towards the back. The problem slat(on mine at least) is the one towards the front of the leg. It's an interesting system they have, which I assume only works when the part is perfectly molded, which on my left leg it clearly is not.

And I'll doubly recommend Kevin S's outline symbol suggestion. icon-ironhide.gif Although being that the inside of the tape deck is silver, I'm having trouble taking a good pic that really shows it off.

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 06:01 PM

QUOTE(Kevin S @ Jan 19 2012, 05:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Alpha Omega Trion Supreme @ Jan 19 2012, 05:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I wish I could figure out what to do about the left leg when going to alt mode. I can never get the lateral part of the leg to collapse completely and hold, so there's always a slight gap when viewing that section from above. I know what part is the culprit, but I can't figure out what part of it I need to shave or add to.


Just by off hand chance, you know about that the heels have to be rotated inward, in the transformation? As I recall, that part isn't in the included instructions (too lazy to go looking), but until I figured this out, I had the same problem.

Kevin

It's not the heels. The heels are part of what helps the leg panels pop out and lock in place making for the fuller leg in bot mode. My problem is when going to alt mode. Like I said, I know the exact piece that's the problem The right leg has no problem. It's just that one slat and notch system on the left front leg.

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 06:15 PM

QUOTE(Alpha Omega Trion Supreme @ Jan 19 2012, 05:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And I'll doubly recommend Kevin S's outline symbol suggestion. icon-ironhide.gif Although being that the inside of the tape deck is silver, I'm having trouble taking a good pic that really shows it off.


Yeah, looks great in person, but refuses to appear in photos.

Thus far, this is the best photo I've managed & it doesn't convey what the thing looks like in person. Maybe I just need a better camera.

best_copy.jpg

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 07:11 PM

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 07:18 PM

QUOTE(Kevin S @ Jan 19 2012, 06:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Alpha Omega Trion Supreme @ Jan 19 2012, 05:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And I'll doubly recommend Kevin S's outline symbol suggestion. icon-ironhide.gif Although being that the inside of the tape deck is silver, I'm having trouble taking a good pic that really shows it off.


Yeah, looks great in person, but refuses to appear in photos.

Thus far, this is the best photo I've managed & it doesn't convey what the thing looks like in person. Maybe I just need a better camera.

best_copy.jpg

Better than my attempt, but like you said, doesn't give the same fantastic impression when you see it in person.

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 11:54 PM

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 07:58 AM

QUOTE(Kevin S @ Jan 19 2012, 05:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Alpha Omega Trion Supreme @ Jan 19 2012, 05:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I wish I could figure out what to do about the left leg when going to alt mode. I can never get the lateral part of the leg to collapse completely and hold, so there's always a slight gap when viewing that section from above. I know what part is the culprit, but I can't figure out what part of it I need to shave or add to.


Just by off hand chance, you know about that the heels have to be rotated inward, in the transformation? As I recall, that part isn't in the included instructions (too lazy to go looking), but until I figured this out, I had the same problem.

(Just had time to check instructions, confirmed that heel rotation isn't depicted.)

Kevin


I took the legs apart last night and trimmed the square cage that has the the locking tabs. When I put him back together everything lined up so much better and when in alt mode the gap is gone. You don't have to take much off just a little.

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