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@  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)

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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.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 06:03 PM)

On SDCC stuff...I'm disappointed, but not surprised, at the lack of the actual KIDS toys among all the toys for us old men

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:15 PM)

:burn

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:15 PM)

SSA response? "How would we know to un enroll you if you don't tell us?"

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:14 PM)

I'm supposed to un-enrolled in Medicare at the end of the month (36 months post-transplant), but I'm getting a bill for next quarter's coverage.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:14 PM)

I would LOVE to have ONE THING done correctly and promptly by the Social Security Administration

@  Ms Virion : (20 July 2017 - 02:22 PM)

=(

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 July 2017 - 01:43 PM)

Noooo!!!!!

@  Paladin : (20 July 2017 - 01:39 PM)

well shit... https://uk.style.yah...-182818808.html

@  Kalidor : (19 July 2017 - 08:46 PM)

https://www.allspark...rive-questions/


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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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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

#12 ZacWilliam1

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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.

#14 ZacWilliam1

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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.
QUOTE(mx-01 archon @ Sep 9 2012, 01:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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.