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Once again, there is pain, I bring flame, I bring cold. I'm the blood red sandman, coming home.

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Yo, when Team Skull meets you, they don't even greet you!

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Yooooooo

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Yo.

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Once more, I have returned. w00t.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 July 2017 - 02:01 PM)

Macross Delta sucks but I listen to the music anyway.

@  MEDdMI : (23 July 2017 - 09:46 AM)

And dealing with me.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 July 2017 - 08:47 AM)

Don't forget the rock music and D&D.

@  unluckiness : (23 July 2017 - 07:52 AM)

He certainly doesn't have the time to be employed full-time what with all the war-stoking, dinosaur fossil burying, pornographing and etc

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 July 2017 - 06:44 AM)

Look, I'm TRYING, okay?

@  Bass X0 : (23 July 2017 - 06:40 AM)

The devil is a part-timer!

@  Nevermore : (23 July 2017 - 06:32 AM)

I always took it to be a catch-all term for "person or thing of the same name" regardless of which came first.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (22 July 2017 - 10:06 PM)

So technically it could be either way and not be wrong, but it is more apt to be Kalidor's example.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (22 July 2017 - 10:05 PM)

one that has the same name as another; especially : one who is named after another or for whom another is named

@  Kalidor : (22 July 2017 - 09:45 PM)

I think the official meaning is that a namesake is the person or thing that is named after something else. So the USS Kalidor would be Kalidor's namesake

@  Pennpenn : (22 July 2017 - 08:30 PM)

I thought it was either?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 July 2017 - 08:27 PM)

It is very irritating that no one seems to agree on whether the word "namesake" refers to the thing that came first or the thing that came second.

@  2017 : (22 July 2017 - 07:19 PM)

I'd like it, but I really don't have the cash or the justification.

@  Paladin : (22 July 2017 - 02:48 PM)

Anyone still need a Chaos on Velocitron set? Found one at TRU today...

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 July 2017 - 01:27 PM)

He REALLY likes blowing stuff up.

@  Dekafox : (22 July 2017 - 12:42 PM)

G1 Scattershot's 3rd mode gimmick?

@  MEDdMI : (22 July 2017 - 12:04 PM)

Nothing can be more awkward than the crotch rubsigns.

@  Bass X0 : (22 July 2017 - 11:28 AM)

well, they had to go somewhere.

@  Pennpenn : (22 July 2017 - 02:54 AM)

TR Quake's shoulder symbols are very awkward looking

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

..er myself.

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

NOT RESPONDING

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

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@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

Couldn't say it bett.....

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 July 2017 - 10:33 PM)

You just don't appreciate the speed of a solid state drive until you have to use an old laptop with an old spinning drive

@  Patchouli Kn... : (21 July 2017 - 08:32 PM)

If there's at least one, you can army-build.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2017 - 07:25 PM)

Are there even enough toys of him to collect?

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 July 2017 - 04:21 PM)

A nerd.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 04:19 PM)

Speaking of, what do you call someone who collects toys of the Marvel character The Collector?

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 04:18 PM)

What about people who collect the "Die Hard" movies?

@  wonko the sane? : (21 July 2017 - 03:54 PM)

A lot of the die hard collectors don't need to be louder...

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 July 2017 - 03:22 PM)

@Nevermore Benbot means "amped" as in excited. I believe the term is shorthand for (a sound) amplifier.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Or is "shorthand" a synonym for "amputated"?

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Is "amped" shorthand for "amputated"?

@  Benbot : (21 July 2017 - 12:28 PM)

I am amped! But I also have standards.

@  Fear or Courage : (21 July 2017 - 08:38 AM)

I consider Thew to basically be the model toy collector. We should all aim to be so amped about the thing we collect.

@  Pennpenn : (21 July 2017 - 07:21 AM)

And some people are just whiny jerks who like to complain about stuff and don't realise that, so will invent irrational grievances to fuel that need.

@  Rycochet : (21 July 2017 - 06:13 AM)

A lot of toy collectors don't seem to get that the things the collect are toys.and have unrealistic expectations of what's doable in a modern retail environment. You're not going to get a $100 figure's worth of parts and paint for $20 or less and gimmicks are needed tomake the toys actually, you know, fun.

@  Foffy : (20 July 2017 - 09:40 PM)

Not necessarily. With the right condiments, they can taste surprisingly nice.

@  Evac : (20 July 2017 - 09:37 PM)

I think most toy collectors are bitter in some form.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:37 PM)

...or maybe I'm the bitter one?!  Oh no.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:32 PM)

And I don't even mean that everyone should love it all. But it does seem to bring the angrier ones in from the lurking.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:29 PM)

It's these reveals that always remind me how exceptionally bitter a large portion of toy collectors are on other forums.

@  Sean Whitmore : (20 July 2017 - 07:06 PM)

SDCC toy reveals make adults happy by telling them what they can get eventually. Kids don't care what they can get eventually, you make them happy by getting them whatever's available now.

@  Jalaguy : (20 July 2017 - 06:10 PM)

They exist, they just don't show them at SDCC because they assume that the adult fanbase doesn't care about them.


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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.

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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

Miscellaneous

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.


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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.

Randy

Probably not the case. The Kreo room was the exception, far from the rule.
And usually whatever is in the UK show is in our show.
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#20 M Sipher

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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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