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@  unitremover : (22 February 2017 - 09:36 PM)

I haven't been up there in a while but one of the Walmarts around here still has AOE deluxes out. Some of the CVSs do too.

@  wonko the sane? : (22 February 2017 - 09:34 PM)

It's been the same thing in local stores for ages up here.

@  BlackMax : (22 February 2017 - 09:33 PM)

One near me is the same - I swear they have over forty Deluxes there, all from many months ago.

@  Telly : (22 February 2017 - 07:43 PM)

my walmart finally filled those empty tr pegs. and of course its a mix of waves one and 2 (wave 1.5?)

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 February 2017 - 07:11 PM)

Got Highbrow, Skullcrusher, Scourge, and Chromedome for $5 a piece

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 February 2017 - 07:10 PM)

My Walmart had a Generations Rattrap hanging for the past 2 and a half years, and in trying to clearance it, inadvertently marked down the entire Generations Deluxe assortment.

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 February 2017 - 07:09 PM)

A shelf warmer's ultimate revenge: being around long enough that in trying to clearance it...the store marks down the entire SKU!

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 February 2017 - 07:59 AM)

Eh, he would've gotten beaten up if the government sent just about anyone.

@  Pennpenn : (22 February 2017 - 07:56 AM)

Regardless, literally everything I've ever seen (and a lot on tfwiki) attributes Megatron's slide into violence to Whirl beating him up while in custody. Maybe not like flicking a switch but Megatron's line "You made me. You taught me words were weightless without force" kinda spells it out.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 February 2017 - 07:38 AM)

I'm not sure if there even was a specific turning point, but he didn't seem kill happy yet when he was with Terminus, and that was after Whirl beating him up.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 February 2017 - 07:24 AM)

It was also before any sort of uprising or him actually doing much of anything.

@  Pennpenn : (22 February 2017 - 07:20 AM)

I mean, the whole thing didn't start as "the great war". It was an uprising that eventually morphed into a the war.

@  Pennpenn : (22 February 2017 - 07:17 AM)

Yeah, of course it's before the war, Whirl beating Megatron while he was in custody was the tipping point that made Megatron turn violent.

@  RC85747 : (22 February 2017 - 07:08 AM)

again

@  RC85747 : (22 February 2017 - 07:04 AM)

Forgot this wasn't a search bar

@  RC85747 : (22 February 2017 - 07:03 AM)

hascon

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 February 2017 - 05:12 AM)

But the thing with Whirl was before he started the war.

@  Pennpenn : (22 February 2017 - 03:28 AM)

Like so many awful things in that universe, it's basically Whirl's fault.

@  Telly : (22 February 2017 - 12:51 AM)

for about 10 minutes. then he got all kill happy

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 February 2017 - 10:27 PM)

Wouldn't IDW Megatron kind of count since his main reason for instigating the Great War was to overthrow the Functionist social order?

@  Black Hat : (21 February 2017 - 04:05 PM)

(I haven't read IDW at all please don't sue me)

@  Black Hat : (21 February 2017 - 04:04 PM)

Tyrest? He was chief justice, even :p

@  Bass X0 : (21 February 2017 - 03:24 PM)

I kinda want an Autobot to have the function of "Social Justice Warrior".

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 February 2017 - 12:20 PM)

Even we have limits.

@  Robowang : (21 February 2017 - 12:18 PM)

Good. But let's agree not to do one for Tecumseh.

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 February 2017 - 12:12 PM)

Shitting Bull.

@  Robowang : (21 February 2017 - 11:54 AM)

or spending a lot of time taking a Squatto?

@  Robowang : (21 February 2017 - 11:49 AM)

nice

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 February 2017 - 11:42 AM)

Just hope it's clean or you'll be meeting Pukeahontas.

@  Robowang : (21 February 2017 - 10:39 AM)

Snackajawea - REAL Native American food prepackaged for your snacking pleasure!

@  Pennpenn : (19 February 2017 - 04:03 AM)

Oh wait, figured it out. Doi...

@  Pennpenn : (19 February 2017 - 04:02 AM)

I'm kinda disappointed how they messed up Legion Bisk's hands so that his front wheels can't roll.

@  RichardT1977 : (19 February 2017 - 12:45 AM)

One of the Walmarts near me has some pegs full of Wave 1 TR deluxes.

@  Paladin : (18 February 2017 - 09:39 PM)

https://twitter.com/autobase_aichi/status/833142409005391872 ....is that an MP DINOBOT teaser?!?!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 February 2017 - 09:35 PM)

Yeah, never seen a Titans Return Hot Rod

@  LBD "Nyt... : (18 February 2017 - 08:58 PM)

Or Hot Rod. D=

@  LBD "Nyt... : (18 February 2017 - 08:58 PM)

Wow, seriously? I don't think I've even seen him here. =(

@  Msol : (18 February 2017 - 07:50 PM)

Yeah Mindwipe shelfwarmed like crazy in Vancouver.

@  Steevy Maximus : (18 February 2017 - 07:36 PM)

My Walmart still has a Rattrap floating around. My frustration is I've seen Hot Rod and Doublecross, but still haven't seen a Highbrow

@  ShadowMan024 : (18 February 2017 - 07:02 PM)

I still haven't seen any Wave 3 Deluxes aside from the Triggerhappy I got off eBay.

@  Pennpenn : (18 February 2017 - 06:54 PM)

Fairly sure the Target near my work still has a CW Wheeljack hanging around the Wave 3 TR deluxes. Just wish we'd gotten Wave 2 deluxes...

@  ShadowMan024 : (18 February 2017 - 06:53 PM)

CW deluxes from the later waves clogged the shelves real bad.

@  ShadowMan024 : (18 February 2017 - 06:52 PM)

Correction: TR deluxes don't shelfwarm.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 February 2017 - 06:47 PM)

Generations deluxes don't shelfwarm.

@  Msol : (18 February 2017 - 06:30 PM)

Hm, interesting. Some of the pegs seem to have the correct names when they've been shelfwarming for a while. So like Mindwipe would be on a peg labelled MINDWIPE next to WOLFWIRE, etc.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 February 2017 - 06:30 PM)

It would make less sense to track individual figures when they're ordered by the assortment anyway.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 February 2017 - 03:02 PM)

Nope. walmart tends to scan the first UPC of the assortment, then use it for the entire assortment. Actually tracking data makes to much sense.

@  Msol : (18 February 2017 - 02:37 PM)

So hey I bought Triggerhappy from Walmart a few days ago and just notice the receipt said TRIGGERHAPPY on it. Not the assortment name or whatever. Are they using this info to better track character sales or something?

@  unluckiness : (18 February 2017 - 07:13 AM)

I think there was a premonition panel in the Devil's Due TF vs JOEs

@  Bass X0 : (18 February 2017 - 05:28 AM)

When an app asks me to give a review or a rating, I decline, but I always look at other people's reviews before I get an app.


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#81 RCX

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 06:19 AM

QUOTE(Lukeblast @ Jan 23 2012, 08:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Jan 23 2012, 02:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Jan 23 2012, 11:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Mine definitely pegs together. You have to use an amount of force to get his chest halves out of his torso.


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For my next video, I'll drop him down the stairs.

Okay. I didn't see anyone doubting you and asking for proof. You're not alone in reporting a figure that holds together as was probably intended.

I saw people reporting a different experience. We all know that there can be varying tolerances with the same figure, running changes to a mold, and so on. This isn't really unusual, so I guess I'm not sure why it's getting a "mine works, you're all doing it wrong" defense.


Nope, mine definitely comes apart if you queef on it too hard. I wish mine was like yours, Walky! I have 2 of them, both won't peg-in.
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Posted 24 January 2012 - 09:36 AM

QUOTE(RCX @ Jan 24 2012, 05:19 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nope, mine definitely comes apart if you queef on it too hard.


Wow, between this and Walky's fondling, I really have to wonder about what it is people are doing with their FE Bumblebee figures.

I mean, I realized he was a fun toy, but I didn't think he was THAT kind of fun. icon-depth.gif

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 09:53 AM

Wow, I don't check this thread for a day and all of a sudden Bumblebee becomes a porn star....who woulda thunk it? icon-bee.gif

#84 NotVeryKnightly

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:18 AM

Your "shocked Bumblebee" emoticon implies that BB himself is as surprised as you are.

I forgot that spaghetti was a pasta really.


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Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:34 AM

QUOTE(Item42 @ Jan 24 2012, 03:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Your "shocked Bumblebee" emoticon implies that BB himself is as surprised as you are.


I'm sure he was.

He's probably seen Hotshot fondled so much he didn't know what to do when Walky started on him. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:49 AM

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#87 Demovere Xeno

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 07:55 PM

I wasn't sure if this needed a new topic all its own, so I'm posting it here:





I'm guessing that the Wave 1 case is 2 Bumblebees, 2 Wheeljacks, 2 Cliffjumpers, and 2 Soundwaves, right? Soundwave was nowhere to be seen, just the others. And after I picked up Jackie here and rounded a corner in the store, minutes later everything else save for the Bumblebees was gone. icon-waspy.gif

Edited by Demovere Xeno, 25 January 2012 - 08:06 PM.


#88 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 08:00 PM

Back of box pics?

ZacWilliam, curious how it looks mono-language...
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#89 Demovere Xeno

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 08:07 PM

Added it to my post above. icon-hotrod.gif

I'm wondering now, though: is there still any chance of the FE figures appearing now that the main Prime line has apparently made it stateside, or will we have to start watching Ross and other bargain stores to find them? icon-screamer.gif

Edited by Demovere Xeno, 25 January 2012 - 08:13 PM.


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Posted 25 January 2012 - 08:12 PM

Is this the first namedrop for the Wreckers on toy packaging?
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 10:39 PM

I have a feeling I've totally lucked out on First Edition figures. That makes me incensed. The way those flew off the shelf after you picked up Wheeljack just tells me these are supreme scalperbait as well. Wonderful.

Edited by Doofy, 25 January 2012 - 11:14 PM.



#92 Moroboshi

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 11:58 PM

San Mateo? Is that the one at Bridgepoint? If so, I work within walking distance!

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 12:03 AM

QUOTE(Doofy @ Jan 25 2012, 10:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have a feeling I've totally lucked out on First Edition figures. That makes me incensed. The way those flew off the shelf after you picked up Wheeljack just tells me these are supreme scalperbait as well. Wonderful.


Initially likely so, but since this is the main line we'll see plenty of everything shortly.
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 12:06 AM

Huh. I just realized it says "Deluxe class" at the top of the back of the package. I thought they were renaming the size class for Prime? The TRU receipt even says Revealers.
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 03:40 AM

QUOTE(Magick @ Jan 25 2012, 09:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Huh. I just realized it says "Deluxe class" at the top of the back of the package. I thought they were renaming the size class for Prime? The TRU receipt even says Revealers.


It's kinda like how most stores label Cyberverse as "Megaverse" (at least in my experience). It was probably an internal/working name at some point, but that's how they got entered into the systems.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 08:29 AM

That is the most generic bio. "This guy doesn't suck! Also he knows one of the main characters."

Edited by ▲ndrusi, 26 January 2012 - 08:29 AM.


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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.

#97 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 09:02 AM

QUOTE(▲ndrusi @ Jan 26 2012, 08:29 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That is the most generic bio. "This guy doesn't suck! Also he knows one of the main characters."


To be fair: "Was once a Wrecker. Old friend of Bulkhead." was pretty much the extent of his personality on the show too.

But yeah, that bio is definately not going to win any awards.


-ZacWilliam, feels like you can tell the difference between bios written by someone who likes to do creative writing or who loves the line and knows its history and those that are written by a random copywriter from a one line blurb in the story bible. The later saddly being the more common.
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 10:50 AM

Do we have any SKUs or whatever so we can walk into a TRU and ask for them to check their system?
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 12:52 PM

Battle swords, of course, being far more useful than knitting swords.


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Posted 26 January 2012 - 12:55 PM

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Battle swords, of course, being far more useful than knitting swords.


I beg to disagree. Knitting swords you can clearly do at least two things with.

Battle swords just aren't that versatile.


-ZacWilliam, Wheeljack wishes he had knitting swords.

Edited by ZacWilliam1, 26 January 2012 - 12:56 PM.

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