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@  Dracula : (24 April 2017 - 04:10 PM)

bot can not be straight

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 April 2017 - 01:49 PM)

Hey man, don't dongshame.

@  Benbot : (24 April 2017 - 12:32 PM)

#crotchproblems

@  Robowang : (24 April 2017 - 11:53 AM)

Menasor's problem is that his crotch is waaaaaaaaaaaaaay too high. I couldn't care less about those other issues. If your dong is a chestburster, something ain't right.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:40 AM)

Seems like all the combiners have an issue like that, the legs can never be completely straight in combined mode, the finished big bot is always looming eerily or hip-thrusting.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2017 - 11:39 AM)

I doubt having an integrated trailer would have swayed me into buying CW Motormaster. But what definitely put me off were Internet reports of awful hip ratcheting.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:36 AM)

I might also mention that ~not~ being a big truck has worked for the Internet pretty well.

@  unluckiness : (24 April 2017 - 11:32 AM)

I moaned about Motormaster because his combiner mode was awful

@  Rycochet : (24 April 2017 - 11:31 AM)

People moaned about the choices made during Combiner wars.that meant characters like Motormaster/Menasor weren't G1G1G1.

@  BlackMax : (24 April 2017 - 11:23 AM)

He could always be a very small red truck.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 April 2017 - 10:59 AM)

But how will you know it's Optimus Prime if he's not a big red truck?

@  Broadside : (24 April 2017 - 10:20 AM)

Personally, I'm not a fan of the extreme-accuracy trend. The character choices are kind of sure-fine-whatever, but outside of stuff like Alpha Trion that's a huge divergence from the source material, there doesn't feel like there's much imagination in the designs any more.

@  Pennpenn : (24 April 2017 - 05:03 AM)

Because you might as well start as you mean to go on?

@  Nevermore : (24 April 2017 - 04:16 AM)

It does. Preview image is Legion's penis tongue.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 April 2017 - 04:15 AM)

Hold it. Please tell me Kiss Players doesn't have a GoBox.

@  Autobot Bubbs : (24 April 2017 - 03:10 AM)

That is epically messed up

@  Autobot Bubbs : (24 April 2017 - 03:10 AM)

GURD.... youtube just auto-played a new trailer for the Alien flick.... featuring John Denver's 'country roads' as BG music....

@  Noideaforaname : (24 April 2017 - 12:37 AM)

The Generations lineup should be decided by hitting Random Page on the wiki. "Next one is... Crankstart." 'Alright, I love the Scavengers!' "No, no, CrankSTART. The repaint of a repaint of a repaint of a Scout version of a Deluxe based on a background vehicle from the Live Action film." 'Oh'

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 11:31 PM)

After we get a couple of Pretenders. And a Titans Return Star Saber (not a difficult retool from Galvatron).

@  BlackMax : (23 April 2017 - 10:21 PM)

I really do like all the attention to the 80s toys, being from that era myself. However, I would be really happy if (let's say post Trypticon) the Generations line turns to the 2001 RiD line, Beast Wars stuff, and moves forwarda bit.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2017 - 08:19 PM)

I'm curious because I'm not an 80s kid nor have I ever held an actual 80s toy in my hands, but I'm pretty sure a mathematically significant portion of 80s kids here do have a like for cartoon accuracy.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (23 April 2017 - 08:15 PM)

How much of this community favors versus not favors the current Hasbro design team's general trend of accuracy to classic 1980s toys and lack of attention to any other era of Transformers?

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 07:36 PM)

Telly, ah, got it.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 06:41 PM)

"You can do magic things!" "It's called evil, kid."

@  Foffy : (23 April 2017 - 06:27 PM)

Potatoes don't have ears. That's corn.

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 06:27 PM)

little furry potatos

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 06:24 PM)

This potato's got big ears...

@  Foffy : (23 April 2017 - 06:18 PM)

The potato rebellion will be swift and brutal.

@  Waspinator : (23 April 2017 - 03:48 PM)

IT'S WATCHING US

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 03:34 PM)

yeah, at the time im posting this, theres a "2" next to it and me and fruitloop are shown to be the 2 people reading it

@  Telly : (23 April 2017 - 03:33 PM)

i think it just means that someone is reading the shoutbox

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 03:25 PM)

Re The Rise of Cobra: I like bad movies and action sequences involving elite ninjas, so I watched / fast-forwarded through it on Netflix a couple of years ago.

@  Fruitloop Mu... : (23 April 2017 - 03:23 PM)

Can anyone tell me why the Shoutbox has a notification (a "1") when I login sometimes? I scroll through and don't see anything addressed to me. What does it mean?

@  ▲ndrusi : (23 April 2017 - 01:33 PM)

I miss the 2000s when my local stores got new toys more than once a year.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 01:09 PM)

I mean, it might be hard to not know about something before release at all, but the degree of familiarity that you described is only attainable if you intentionally seek things out.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 12:59 PM)

That's at least partially your own fault. The "in motion" part sounds like you even watched videos, which require conscious effort, unlike pictures that might be hard to even avoid.

@  Bass X0 : (23 April 2017 - 12:22 PM)

I miss the 80s where the first time I ever saw Transformers toys was on the toy shelves and hadn't already saw the toy from every angle and in motion several months beforehand. It made seeing a toy in the store something very special to me that I can't recapture now.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 12:14 PM)

I could see Generations becoming a TRU exclusive line, now that I think about it.

@  Xellos : (23 April 2017 - 12:14 PM)

Also, Generations weathered AOE, and the TLK line seems to be short as well, so I think we'll still be seeing some room for Generations.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 April 2017 - 12:11 PM)

Titans aren't really wide-released anyway. About the only brick-and-mortar chain to reliably carry them is Toys R Us.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 12:08 PM)

Isn't Trypticon still a long way from now?

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 11:57 AM)

They wouldn't let a big-ticket item like that get cancelled.

@  Evac : (23 April 2017 - 11:57 AM)

Counter argument: They still haven't released Trypticon.

@  unluckiness : (23 April 2017 - 09:25 AM)

But yeah, not having any big-name media means it's the most likely, although the premiere series packaging might convince retailers to dedicate more shelf space, kinda like SW Black.

@  unluckiness : (23 April 2017 - 09:24 AM)

I'd expect Generations to be the sacrificial lamb since they can't possibly stock RID any less.

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 09:06 AM)

I'm thinking the subline that doesn't have a movie or TV show will be the one on the cutting board.

@  RichardT1977 : (23 April 2017 - 09:05 AM)

Back to TF toys: the question is whether or not retailers will be willing to commit the peg/shelf space for three sublines. And which one will be sidelined if space is at a premium.

@  unluckiness : (23 April 2017 - 06:28 AM)

No idea.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 April 2017 - 03:40 AM)

Sometimes the Shoutbox takes a little longer to catch up to a new avatar.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 April 2017 - 03:00 AM)

In the Shoutbox I'm seeing the pink thing instead of that guy with the weird eyes.


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#1 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 02:39 PM

I got an email this morning saying that my Over-Run will be shipping tomorrow which means I might have it by Saturday.
Hot damn, I didn't expect it this early! AND I get my favorite one first!
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#2 Dake

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:01 PM

Were you also one of the ones who got your order in before the shut down? TFW is saying it's only those first folks who are getting the email.
 
 
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#3 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:02 PM

I was.
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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:07 PM

Hrn. I guess this will arrive while I'm on a boat for a week.

...hope they don't leave it on my porch.

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:10 PM

*Note to self, drive to Walky's house for free Runabouts*

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:19 PM

I was in before the crash and got my shipping notice today too. Coolness.


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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:41 PM

I was in on the first day, but have not gotten a shipping notice. Oh well, maybe next week or something? This is rather quick though, I thought this was supposed to be a pre-order of some sort?

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:47 PM

QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ Feb 14 2012, 02:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I got an email this morning saying that my Over-Run will be shipping tomorrow which means I might have it by Saturday.
Hot damn, I didn't expect it this early! AND I get my favorite one first!

Cheetimus I think you might have been like one of the first 5 to order cause by the time I posted it was up I think you posted your order went through. icon-fire.gif


 

 

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#9 Engledogg

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:50 PM

Nothing here yet...I got my order in right away (within minutes of them going up) and chose FedEx for the shipping option.

For those of you that have had your orders shipped, what shipping method did you use?

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#10 Dave Zero1

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:56 PM

Nothing on my end yet, I got in before the crash, But I'm also technicly an international order so that *may* explain as to why

#11 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:58 PM

QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Feb 14 2012, 03:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ Feb 14 2012, 02:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I got an email this morning saying that my Over-Run will be shipping tomorrow which means I might have it by Saturday.
Hot damn, I didn't expect it this early! AND I get my favorite one first!

Cheetimus I think you might have been like one of the first 5 to order cause by the time I posted it was up I think you posted your order went through. icon-fire.gif

HA! I was pretty early. Everone was posting there order numbers and mine was pretty far below theirs.
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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:58 PM

I got in before the crash, but haven't received a notice...
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#13 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:02 PM

My notice came in around 9:53 this morning. They might just be doing them in order.
And I really was refreshing and watching as each new item went up on the site. I ordered the second I saw it was there.

Edited by Cheetimus Primal, 14 February 2012 - 04:02 PM.

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#14 Magick

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:06 PM

QUOTE(Phlis @ Feb 14 2012, 03:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was in on the first day, but have not gotten a shipping notice. Oh well, maybe next week or something? This is rather quick though, I thought this was supposed to be a pre-order of some sort?


Same here. I was part of the first wave before it was taken down. I've not received any notice yet. Pete said they were hoping for these to be delivered before BotCon, but I'm amazed they already have them to ship.
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#15 TheMightyMollusk

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:19 PM

Don't these usually take longer? Or maybe they're pushing Runabout through now so they can use the mold for Runamuck? Eh, either way.

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:26 PM

You guys better be careful considering the current security breach with the TCC's payment system. If I was any of you, I would cancel my credit card as soon as the charge for these items went through.

#17 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:28 PM

We know. Most of us have either been hit or have canceled the cards already.
Lets not make this thread about, ok?
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#18 Magick

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:31 PM

And I just received my FedEx shipping notice.
How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good idea to put wheels on luggage?

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:41 PM

QUOTE(Magick @ Feb 14 2012, 04:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And I just received my FedEx shipping notice.

Same. Wonder if it's region-based?

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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.

#20 Petes Robot Con

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:41 PM

IF you ordered a shirt your order won't go out this week. They are still in production/transit...

Soon though. VERY soon!