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@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 November 2017 - 01:25 PM)

I could handle going back to not existing. x.x;

@  Bass X0 : (19 November 2017 - 01:14 PM)

Life is the brief recess we get from not existing before going back to not existing.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 November 2017 - 01:10 PM)

Nah.. Life is simply the precursor to death.

@  Bass X0 : (19 November 2017 - 12:41 PM)

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 November 2017 - 08:37 AM)

You won't be at school or work anymore... so mitigated success.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 November 2017 - 05:21 PM)

Just don't try to plug yourself into an outlet. It won't end well.

@  Bass X0 : (17 November 2017 - 04:57 PM)

Trying to stay awake at work or school is a lot like using your controller when it's on low battery

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 10:31 AM)

If you're used to doing it with tabs, that makes sense. It doesn't feel weird for me.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 10:28 AM)

Also, it just feels weird if switching between webpages uses the same actions as switching between programs.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 10:21 AM)

I switch between different things on the browser and click on various plugins and stuff far more often than switching from program to program.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 10:19 AM)

Yeah I'm mostly just venting from frustration rather than trying to convince anyone, though @NotVeryNightly I will point out that the windows for the other programs I'm running are at the bottom of the screen as well.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 10:09 AM)

Tabs are on the top, near the address bar, browser tools, plugins and whatnot so the cursor will be there frequently anyway. Switching windows would require going down the screen.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 10:03 AM)

I mean, you do you. No bigs. You've just got a fairly unique stance that surprised me.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 09:54 AM)

I haven't seen words on the bottom bar of the screen since XP.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:13 AM)

All of which is put on the point that I don't care if people want to use tabs, I just want the option to not have them present for me on my browser.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:12 AM)

@Shrug- A quick glance at the bottom of the screen shows me what is open and where. Load times are basically so trivial that the load indicator on a tab is something I didn't notice until you mentioned it. The "which instance is playing noise" is a fair point but has basically only really been approaching meaningful for me maybe twice in all the time tabs have existed.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:07 AM)

@NotveryKnightly- I have never encountered a situation where that is true, especially given that tabs are on the other side of the screen to the other things I'm switching through.

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 09:06 AM)

@ Nevermore- The windows at the bottom have the names of the websites on them, presuming you don't collapse them.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 08:08 AM)

Geez, this is reminding me of the awful pre-tab days.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 08:07 AM)

I can look at the tab to see if it hasn't finished loading yet. Now you can see which tab is playing sound, so no need to hunt through windows to find a video ad that started playing.

@  Shrug : (17 November 2017 - 08:07 AM)

And a quick glance lets me know whats open and where. No clicking multiple windows hunting for something. No waiting for some window preview to pop up (which wasn't available when tabs first started.)

@  NotVeryKnightly : (17 November 2017 - 06:03 AM)

Switching between tabs is way quicker than between windows.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:09 AM)

It's like having a clear structore with sub-directores, instead of just having all files on your computer stored in one giant directory.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:08 AM)

This way, I can switch between windows and then select the tab, instead of always trying to remember which window is for which website.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:07 AM)

I find one browser window with multiple tabs a lot easier to handle alongside other windows than multiple browser windows alongside other windows.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:06 AM)

I find multiple tabs a lot more comfortable than multiple windows.

@  Nevermore : (17 November 2017 - 04:06 AM)

erm... no?

@  Pennpenn : (17 November 2017 - 03:26 AM)

On mobile devices and whatever I understand why tabs would be a thing, but on a full desktop browser it's just- "Hey, here's a thing that's kind of like opening a new window, but objectively worse in every practical way"

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 November 2017 - 01:41 AM)

Someone remind me again: which versions of the CW Hot Spot mold did not suffer from bad hip ratcheting?

@  BlackMax : (16 November 2017 - 06:33 PM)

Holy crap I just pushed the F11 key for the first time on a keyboard since about 1994.

@  Shrug : (16 November 2017 - 01:11 PM)

tabs being wretched bs is definitely an opinion I've never seen before

@  RC85747 : (16 November 2017 - 08:25 AM)

Vivaldi lets you hide the tab bar

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2017 - 07:45 AM)

Yeah but that gets rid of everything else as well.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 November 2017 - 07:33 AM)

Hit F11 Pennpenn

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2017 - 04:15 AM)

I get that people like tabs. Fine. Whatever. I just detest the fact that most current browsers don't let you have the option of just hiding the bar away so I don't have to even think about the wretched bullshit things.

@  Pennpenn : (16 November 2017 - 04:06 AM)

Does anyone know of a browser that doesn't force tabs on you? Just... any sodding browser that doesn't have tabs.

@  Telly : (16 November 2017 - 01:59 AM)

being mostly wrong is better than being TOTALLY wrong!

@  BlackMax : (15 November 2017 - 09:26 PM)

ALL HAIL THE BLESSED OCTOBUTT.

@  Strafe : (15 November 2017 - 08:24 PM)

I really hope so. All of my high school drawings and notes (Hand-written notes! God, I'm old.) from girls are in a chest in the attic of my parents house. I'll check when I visit!

@  MEDdMI : (15 November 2017 - 06:39 PM)

Do you still have those drawings?

@  BlackMax : (15 November 2017 - 06:31 PM)

I think lesbian ninjas is just an unmitigated good idea. *shrug*

@  Devcon : (15 November 2017 - 05:56 PM)

well, that and Balloon Doggies, Mr secretary

@  Strafe : (15 November 2017 - 04:12 PM)

It's my crowning Allspark achievement! You're welcome.

@  Strafe : (15 November 2017 - 04:05 PM)

"Someone" being me. No mystery to it, I used to draw a lot during class when I was in high school. I came up with lesbian ninjas, which were a specialized team of assassins with amazing hair and impeccable style. I scanned some of my drawings and mentioned them a few times on the ezboard 17 years ago, and people seemed to like the idea.

@  Copper Bezel : (15 November 2017 - 01:05 PM)

Thanks in any case!

@  Copper Bezel : (15 November 2017 - 01:05 PM)

Oh, wow. That is ages ago. 

@  Telly : (15 November 2017 - 01:03 PM)

ages ago meaning when the spark was still on ezboard

@  Telly : (15 November 2017 - 01:02 PM)

i think maybe it was part of a title of a movie someone posted ages ago and the "lesbian ninja" part stood out and people just latched on to it. please note this is possibly totally and completely wrong cause my memory is terrible anymore

@  Copper Bezel : (15 November 2017 - 12:11 PM)

I don't think it's a fandom thing, I think it's an Allspark thing. Or that's been my perception. Mayhem has some lesbian ninja regulars now but I think the reference is much older. = ] 

@  Robowang : (15 November 2017 - 11:02 AM)

Who knows. I always thought it was stupid.


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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.


*snip*

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

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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.

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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

#86 Walky

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 10:49 AM

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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.


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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.


#90 Fishbug

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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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