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@  wonko the sane? : (23 January 2018 - 07:02 AM)

He's actually interfacing with the public and is generally charismatic. He's no more effective than harper, but at least he can work a room.

@  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.


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#1 Nanite

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 06:59 PM

Sooooo, almost time for Toyfair 2012. I'm hoping, but not expecting, for much new stuff to be shown.

Edit: Allspark Photo Galleries - PC

Transformers Bot Shots
Transformers Fall of Cybertron & Movie Trilogy
Transformers Kre-O
Transformers Prime
Transformers Rescue Bots


G.I. Joe Photos
Marvel Super Heroes
My Little Pony
Star Wars

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Edit 2:

Hasbro Stock Photos Transformers

Edited by Powered Convoy, 12 February 2012 - 11:07 AM.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 07:15 PM

I am expecting to see weaponizer OP, base OP and mmmmmmaybe some of the new powerizers, finally painted.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 07:30 PM

Oh yes! We should get a good look at Maximus Prime (Optimus Maximus? Maximus Optimax? Primimmus Maxiopt?)
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 07:34 PM

I'm hoping for new Generations personally, but I doubt we'll see much of them. If we do, it may be in the no photos allowed area.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 07:41 PM

Isn't the next batch of Generations going to be the FoC figures? Of which we've seen 5?

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 08:04 PM

My dream would be to see Generations figures that AREN'T FoC. But I'm sure the best we can hope for is Bruticus.

Since Optimus Maximus is a high-dollar toy, it's almost a sure thing for the show. It'd be nice to get a good look at that, along with more Cyberverse and maybe some of the "Movie Trilogy" toys.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:10 PM


What I dream of seeing:

Lots of new Cyberverse and Bot Shots we have yet to see.

Some new Prime characters that are interesting, surprising and might be addable to my CHUGUR shelf style wise.

More Generations including Bruticus transformed right, the others we've heard of, and in my dream world all five Dinobots.


-ZacWilliam, and at least one new segment subline we don't know of that has some cool and interesting surprises...
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:18 PM

I am hoping to see soooooo many Kreons and Bot Shotses.


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Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:24 PM

QUOTE(M Sipher @ Feb 10 2012, 09:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am hoping to see soooooo many Kreons and Bot Shotses.


M "I May Rub Them On My Body" Sipher


You may see up to 44!

Bot Shotses, that is.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:25 PM

My Kingdom for more Seeker Bot Shots (besides Starscream and Thundercracker, which we already know of, that is).

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:47 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 10 2012, 09:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My Kingdom for more Seeker Bot Shots (besides Starscream and Thundercracker, which we already know of, that is).

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I'd say there's a 100% chance of at least Skywarp and Thundercracker, and probably a 50% chance of other Seekers.

There's 44 of these dudes.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:48 PM

Well we've seen Thundercracker already. Yeah but I'll buy the heck out of a Skywarp.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 09:58 PM

I'm hoping that Hasbro decides to start treating Cyberverse as more than just a tiny Prime line and starts to throw in some other lines (G1, Beast Wars, RiD, whatever) toys in it.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:04 PM

QUOTE(mignash @ Feb 10 2012, 09:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm hoping that Hasbro decides to start treating Cyberverse as more than just a tiny Prime line and starts to throw in some other lines (G1, Beast Wars, RiD, whatever) toys in it.


We're already getting Universal studios Evac and retooled hands on RotF Sideways in red as Mirage. So give it time.

As for Kreo:


better looks at these sets and the Devestator one.





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Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:16 PM

I'd want to see the alternate head generations repaints, Lugnut v2, Hardhead, etc. If they aren't at Toyfair, I'll hold out hope we'll see more tgenerations toys at Botcon where they'd make a bigger splash.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:19 PM

Is that... Spinister? That looks badass!!!

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:25 PM

QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Feb 10 2012, 06:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 10 2012, 09:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My Kingdom for more Seeker Bot Shots (besides Starscream and Thundercracker, which we already know of, that is).

Randy


I'd say there's a 100% chance of at least Skywarp and Thundercracker, and probably a 50% chance of other Seekers.

There's 44 of these dudes.


Adam Pawlus said we would be getting Acid Storm and Nemesis Prime.

How much you want to bet the line dies long before we actually get all 44 Botshots? Not that I want it to, I'll be all over the little blighters.

Edited by Nanite, 10 February 2012 - 10:26 PM.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:33 PM

QUOTE(Nanite @ Feb 10 2012, 10:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Feb 10 2012, 06:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 10 2012, 09:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My Kingdom for more Seeker Bot Shots (besides Starscream and Thundercracker, which we already know of, that is).

Randy


I'd say there's a 100% chance of at least Skywarp and Thundercracker, and probably a 50% chance of other Seekers.

There's 44 of these dudes.


Adam Pawlus said we would be getting Acid Storm and Nemesis Prime.

How much you want to bet the line dies long before we actually get all 44 Botshots? Not that I want it to, I'll be all over the little blighters.


I will bet you an FE Bulkead they all show up in at least one market, but not necessarily the same market.

Edited by Phlis, 10 February 2012 - 10:36 PM.


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Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:35 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 10 2012, 07:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm hoping for new Generations personally, but I doubt we'll see much of them. If we do, it may be in the no photos allowed area.

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Probably not the case. The Kreo room was the exception, far from the rule.
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:39 PM

I would also imagine the Kre-O room being no-photos last year was because the line was super-new.


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