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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 Powered Convoy

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:06 PM

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#2 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:07 PM


Want Skyfire.

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#3 Creature SH

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:29 PM

It's interesting to me that side-lines like this and Kre-O go for a unified style where movie designs receive more normative faces. (See Truck Megatron)

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:31 PM

Jetfire laughs at your movie chests! Laughs!

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:36 PM

QUOTE(Creature SH @ Feb 16 2012, 08:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's interesting to me that side-lines like this and Kre-O go for a unified style where movie designs receive more normative faces. (See Truck Megatron)

I always figured the unified styles were closer to how Hasbro would prefer the movie-bots to look.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:45 PM

wouldn't mind movie megs. but I'm guessing he will be the rare one in that wave

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:48 PM

I think that Megatron mold in opaque comes with one of the launcher trailers?

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:49 PM

QUOTE(ExVee @ Feb 16 2012, 07:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think that Megatron mold in opaque comes with one of the launcher trailers?


I think that might be the Cybertronic tank Megatron.


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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:52 PM

Who is the blue car?

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:52 PM

QUOTE(Kil @ Feb 17 2012, 08:52 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>

Who is the blue car?





movie Topspin I think?

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:52 PM

QUOTE(Kil @ Feb 16 2012, 07:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Who is the blue car?


Topspin

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 07:53 PM

QUOTE(Kil @ Feb 16 2012, 07:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Who is the blue car?


Topspin. Mostly based on the Movie Nascar Wrecker with just a little bit of the G1 Jumpstarter swirled in about the head.


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Posted 16 February 2012 - 08:12 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Feb 16 2012, 07:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Kil @ Feb 16 2012, 07:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Who is the blue car?


Topspin. Mostly based on the Movie Nascar Wrecker with just a little bit of the G1 Jumpstarter swirled in about the head.


-ZacWilliam, wishes their was a Twin Twist to go with...

I'd interpreted it as a G1ification of DOTM Topspin's head. Shades, big chin, and the top of his helmet has a shape my mind interprets as vaguely mullety.

QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Jun 24 2012, 01:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 08:20 PM

QUOTE(▲ndrusi @ Feb 16 2012, 08:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Feb 16 2012, 07:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Kil @ Feb 16 2012, 07:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Who is the blue car?


Topspin. Mostly based on the Movie Nascar Wrecker with just a little bit of the G1 Jumpstarter swirled in about the head.


-ZacWilliam, wishes their was a Twin Twist to go with...

I'd interpreted it as a G1ification of DOTM Topspin's head. Shades, big chin, and the top of his helmet has a shape my mind interprets as vaguely mullety.


You're probably more right, I'm just trying to see what I'd like to see.


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Posted 16 February 2012 - 09:52 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Feb 16 2012, 07:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(ExVee @ Feb 16 2012, 07:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think that Megatron mold in opaque comes with one of the launcher trailers?


I think that might be the Cybertronic tank Megatron.


-ZacWilliam, who isn't taking the time to look so could have that wrong.

Yeah the one that comes with the launcher transforms into something similar to his RotF mode not his DotM mode like the one pictured above.

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 10:16 PM

I have a feeling I'm going to fall for these. Hard.
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Posted 16 February 2012 - 10:30 PM

I'll take a Skyfire, because it's Skyfire. Hope his red is brighter than that though, I don't usually associate him with maroon.


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Posted 16 February 2012 - 10:34 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 16 2012, 08:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Feb 16 2012, 07:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(ExVee @ Feb 16 2012, 07:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think that Megatron mold in opaque comes with one of the launcher trailers?


I think that might be the Cybertronic tank Megatron.


-ZacWilliam, who isn't taking the time to look so could have that wrong.

Yeah the one that comes with the launcher transforms into something similar to his RotF mode not his DotM mode like the one pictured above.

Randy


So I see. That seems a bit backward, giving the trailer unit to the one who's not a truck.

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Posted 17 February 2012 - 09:59 AM

QUOTE(ExVee @ Feb 16 2012, 10:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 16 2012, 08:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Feb 16 2012, 07:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(ExVee @ Feb 16 2012, 07:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think that Megatron mold in opaque comes with one of the launcher trailers?


I think that might be the Cybertronic tank Megatron.


-ZacWilliam, who isn't taking the time to look so could have that wrong.

Yeah the one that comes with the launcher transforms into something similar to his RotF mode not his DotM mode like the one pictured above.

Randy


So I see. That seems a bit backward, giving the trailer unit to the one who's not a truck.

Presumably they want to avoid just making an evil version of the Prime set.

Then again...

QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Jun 24 2012, 01:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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.

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 11:22 AM

I wonder what that crosshairs symbol on some of the chests is.