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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 Dake

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:51 AM

Scroll about half way down.


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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:56 AM

Heh. Cool!

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 09:57 AM

Pretty neat. Hopefully it won't be as difficult to acquire as the Starscream Skystirker.

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:03 AM

Screw that HISS Tank! Those Jinx figures are AWESOME!!!


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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:10 AM

Too vague to be really worth it in my eyes.
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:12 AM

Yeah - unlike Starscream this seems sort of random. "Hey, everyone loved Starscream last year - who can we make this year?.... Uh... Shockwave?"
 
 
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:13 AM

The gold "eye" at the front is a nice touch, though.
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:17 AM

Diggin that Shockwave. Not much for vehicles in general though [lack of space], so my eye was drawn to the Ninja Battle set and the SDCC red Jinx. Although I'll be just as willing to pick up the Sigma Six-ish movie Jinx if they go and make her.


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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:17 AM

I'd rather see them use one of the designs from the DD crossovers. (Different HISS model, but one they still use, I think?)

I guess that'd be too bland though

And Shockwave does have that tenuous link to GIJOE thanks to that weird old product catalogue

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:27 AM

This is sad. An official Hasbro sanctioned TF/Joe crossover toy and I'm bored with it.
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:34 AM

Doesn't fit the character IMO. Starscream made sense; this doesn't.
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:34 AM

I'm just impressed that these toys don't look like dull crap like the first movie's. I mean, there are other colors than black, gray, and white! Amazing!
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:35 AM

QUOTE(Cat @ Feb 3 2012, 10:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And Shockwave does have that tenuous link to GIJOE thanks to that weird old product catalogue

Eh?
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:46 AM

QUOTE(Spark @ Feb 3 2012, 10:35 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Cat @ Feb 3 2012, 10:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And Shockwave does have that tenuous link to GIJOE thanks to that weird old product catalogue

Eh?


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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:50 AM

QUOTE(Cat @ Feb 3 2012, 10:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Spark @ Feb 3 2012, 10:35 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Cat @ Feb 3 2012, 10:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And Shockwave does have that tenuous link to GIJOE thanks to that weird old product catalogue

Eh?


http://tfwiki.net/w2...Starbrigade.jpg

Oh, duh. I should have remembered that.
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:52 AM

QUOTE(Spark @ Feb 3 2012, 10:50 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Cat @ Feb 3 2012, 10:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Spark @ Feb 3 2012, 10:35 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Cat @ Feb 3 2012, 10:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And Shockwave does have that tenuous link to GIJOE thanks to that weird old product catalogue

Eh?


http://tfwiki.net/w2...Starbrigade.jpg

Oh, duh. I should have remembered that.


Nah. Me even calling it a 'tenuous link' was tenuous!

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:53 AM

I don't understand what the hell is happening here. I assume that was a mistake putting Shockwave on there.
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:58 AM

All the armored Star Brigade silhouettes from the 1994 catalog are just blacked out Action Master card art pictures.
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 11:01 AM

QUOTE(Spark @ Feb 3 2012, 10:58 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
All the armored Star Brigade silhouettes from the 1994 catalog are just blacked out Action Master card art pictures.


I knew I put Star Brigade BAAT, Destro and Heavy Duty with my Actionmasters for a reason!

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 11:03 AM

They should have repainted Ninja Combat Cruiser as Brawn.

I dig Shockwave there but its not really him. That said, the H.I.S.S. Tank design doesn't resemble any Transformer's alternate mode, so if it had to be that particular mold to be repainted, Shockwave is as good a character as any other.

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