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@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 January 2018 - 08:40 PM)

Maybe?

@  Patchouli Kn... : (19 January 2018 - 08:38 PM)

But do they search barf?

@  BlackMax : (19 January 2018 - 08:38 PM)

Under water, the fish don't stink.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 January 2018 - 07:42 PM)

I read that at first as "Everyone is a fish...."

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 January 2018 - 06:08 PM)

Everyone has a fetish, I guess.

@  BlackMax : (19 January 2018 - 05:56 PM)

I parsed it as "search barf" at first.

@  Nevermore : (19 January 2018 - 05:05 PM)

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@  Robowang : (19 January 2018 - 02:54 PM)

Oh, hey, that's not the search bar! Whoops.

@  Robowang : (19 January 2018 - 12:48 PM)

reflector camera mode

@  MEDdMI : (19 January 2018 - 12:14 PM)

But did you get a Snowbombcyclopsragnarokdoomstorm like the US NE got last week?

@  Nevermore : (19 January 2018 - 11:40 AM)

Netherlands? We got one hell of a storm here in Germany the other day too.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 January 2018 - 01:59 AM)

When that happens in Cocoa Beach there's always someone getting out their surfboard.

@  CORVUS : (19 January 2018 - 12:04 AM)

Damn!

@  Telly : (18 January 2018 - 10:29 PM)

holy hug

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 January 2018 - 06:27 PM)

Goddamn look what happened to the Dutch this week.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 January 2018 - 06:27 PM)

https://twitter.com/dwnews/status/954066379610628097

@  Locoman : (18 January 2018 - 03:43 PM)

To be fair, you have to have a very high IQ to understand brick and mortar.

@  siccoyote : (18 January 2018 - 04:31 AM)

Who sings the first part of the GIJoe The Movie theme song? (Cobra) Sounds so familiar.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:46 PM)

Also true.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:40 PM)

I hate brick and mortar stores around here.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:38 PM)

But I like the feel of the brick and mortar search a bit more. And I can see inside packages at brick and mortar. True, Amazon has a good return policy, but I like buying once and settling.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:37 PM)

I suppose I could save more if I bought more often from Amazon.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 10:36 PM)

Closest I got to "free" was 30% off warpath, which just about lined him up to the canadian price had he ever shown up around me. The pile of loot saved me a pile, but it was still pricy.

@  Shrug : (17 January 2018 - 09:34 PM)

Yeah, I purposefully waited on them because I knew they'd be perfect "add onto orders to get free shipping" fodder. Already gotten two that way. Technically "free" and I barely had to wait.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 09:21 PM)

That's how I feel about Prime Masters. Getting back into collecting last year taught me to be patient, which grants rewards most of the time.

@  Shrug : (17 January 2018 - 09:18 PM)

I want Starscream so hard after seeing him in person, but since he's the one being left behind by every other collector in my area, I feel like I can wait for a sale.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 09:09 PM)

I mean: I maybe woulda jumped on starscream if I found a sale or something, but it wasn't a priority.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 09:08 PM)

I only wanted the dinobots (cause... volcanicus.) but got saddled with three I didn't want due to the bundling. I'd still be waiting to order if I had waited on individual figures.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 08:27 PM)

Ahh.. I just ordered the whole case cause I wanted too. :)

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 06:49 PM)

Mostly PotP dinobots. Plus some stuff I couldn't opt out of to get those dinobots. And CW warpath... cause he was on sale.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 04:54 PM)

What ya getting?

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 04:38 PM)

Yay! My package from BBTS is in canada! I might even get it this week!

@  Benbot : (17 January 2018 - 02:04 PM)

I need a laptop more than a new desktop

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 01:18 PM)

Buying a pre-built computer you should be okay.. It's just the individual parts that jumped huge in price.

@  Paladin : (17 January 2018 - 01:14 PM)

well all the idiots who invested in "bitcoin" will be selling theirs en masse to make ends meet so you might be able to find something cheap if you watch auctions.

@  Benbot : (17 January 2018 - 12:59 PM)

Is now a good time to buy a computer? Or should I wait?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 12:01 PM)

I pointed out that I'm on disabilty.. I don't have to pretend to be an adult anymore. ;D

@  MEDdMI : (17 January 2018 - 11:25 AM)

Also Bayonetta 3.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 January 2018 - 10:55 AM)

Nintendo also announced Dark Souls for the Switch, so those people should shut up.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:51 AM)

Apparently people are freaking out that Nintendo announced something for kids and kids at heart. And people are absolutely freaking out about it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 January 2018 - 10:23 AM)

...what?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:16 AM)

Why is something for kids and "kids at heart" so bad? :(

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 January 2018 - 09:05 PM)

I vote kidnap Reggie.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 January 2018 - 07:20 PM)

Just post it on the net.. Or maybe kidnapp Reggie and make them do a Nintendo Direct about it. ;)

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2018 - 06:50 PM)

Rent a space and do a webcast?

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 January 2018 - 06:22 PM)

They could just do a panel at RI ComicCon or something.

@  abates : (16 January 2018 - 05:51 PM)

I wonder how they'll do the Hall of Fame this year without a convention to hold the award ceremony at.

@  B-Fox : (16 January 2018 - 01:33 PM)

metalhawk

@  Shrug : (16 January 2018 - 01:21 PM)

I love RotF Mixmaster, if that means anything.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 January 2018 - 12:42 PM)

Ehh.. when they get to complicated.. it gets annoying. PotP Optimus is decent. Rodimus pushes it just a little.


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#1 tec

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 01:29 AM

I ask this because over the last year or so I have been geting some really expencive pieces.
Like City Commander,Hybrid Convoy,Robotech verson of Jetfire.
And they sit on various shelfs in the same pose?
Does this pose a threat? should I change the position every once in awile?

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 02:11 AM

Well if they have their arms out and are holding up something heavy that might wear out the joints, maybe.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:14 AM

Or the position involves compressing a spring.

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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.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 10:24 AM

If you have a toy prone to GPS, it helps to move those pieces around on those (very carefully!) every once in a while, or they tend to stick a bit, so that when you eventually do move them, they are more likely to break.


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Posted 24 February 2012 - 10:50 AM

QUOTE(Robowang @ Feb 24 2012, 10:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If you have a toy prone to GPS, it helps to move those pieces around on those (very carefully!) every once in a while, or they tend to stick a bit, so that when you eventually do move them, they are more likely to break.


The same goes for some transparent pieces.

The door on my RiD Prowl stuck once and when I went to move it, the socket cracked. I'm not sure if pre-movement would have prevented it but...It sucked.

Edited by NightViper, 24 February 2012 - 10:51 AM.


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Posted 24 February 2012 - 12:07 PM

QUOTE(NightViper @ Feb 24 2012, 10:50 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Robowang @ Feb 24 2012, 10:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If you have a toy prone to GPS, it helps to move those pieces around on those (very carefully!) every once in a while, or they tend to stick a bit, so that when you eventually do move them, they are more likely to break.


The same goes for some transparent pieces.

The door on my RiD Prowl stuck once and when I went to move it, the socket cracked. I'm not sure if pre-movement would have prevented it but...It sucked.

Every RID Prowl that I have seen has a cracked door socket mine included and I used him pretty fequently.

I would suggest moving older toys limbs every so often cause I had a mint G1 Onslaught formed to Bruticus for like two years and I went to transform him and the back of his leg broke at the pivot. I think temperature changes and moisture can play a major factor in causing the plastics to bind and stick. Mine are in my basement and I have a dehumidifier and desecant bags on my shelves.

If your collection is in a temperature controlled room with normal humidity I don't think you would have to worry too much about the newer bots though

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 01:57 PM

its a hard thing for us collectors to think about, but these things aren't (and never were) meant to last forever... so just enjoy them how you want to tec...

short of vacuum sealing everything inbox in uv proof plastic and never ever EVER having any fun with it... bad stuff will happen.

rubber cracks, paint chips... loose joints... pin rust... any number of things.

icon-hotrod.gif <- but there's a smiley face so I didn't completely ruin your day buddy.

seriously though you should ship me your fort max... colder Canadian weather will help ...um, preserve his plastic?

>_> not buying it are you?
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Posted 24 February 2012 - 02:15 PM

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>_> not buying it are you?


Nope, he ain't sellin' it either!
All my guys have been standing in the same position, sometimes for years. When I take them off the shelf I'm very careful when moving the arms and legs from the "lock" position.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 03:56 PM

This is why I wish one day I could buy a Transformer (for a ridiculous price I'm sure) that's made of machined aluminum and replaceable rubber grommets (for tight joints), held together with hex screws that can be taken completely apart to be serviced, cleaned, and repainted. Something that would stand the test of time for millennia.

Strip the worn paint, replace the rubber joint sockets, and your 900-year-old MP Prime is as good as new!

Edited by Benbot, 24 February 2012 - 03:57 PM.


#10 CORVUS

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 03:59 PM

I want a toy that will withstand the Big Crunch. How much will that put me out?

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 04:02 PM

No such thing.
But a toy that could last until the heat death of the uiverse would be nice.
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Posted 24 February 2012 - 04:24 PM

Bah! Hasbro could make a Transformer that could wisthstand the eventual POSSIBLE collapse and destruction of all space and matter! They're just being LAZY and Playskool! I betcha Takara-Tomy will do it.

Edited by ^0^CORVUS^o^, 24 February 2012 - 04:24 PM.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 04:26 PM

QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Feb 24 2012, 04:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bah! Hasbro could make a Transformer that could wisthstand the eventual POSSIBLE collapse and destruction of all space and matter! They're just being LAZY and Playskool! I betcha Takara-Tomy will do it.

Well, you know, their chrome paint does reflect gamma radiation...

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 04:34 PM

With shiny paint that never needs to be replaced.
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Posted 24 February 2012 - 06:55 PM

QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Feb 24 2012, 04:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bah! Hasbro could make a Transformer that could wisthstand the eventual POSSIBLE collapse and destruction of all space and matter! They're just being LAZY and Playskool! I betcha Takara-Tomy will do it.


If any current Hasbro Transformer product would last that long, it would probably be the friggin' Rescue Bots.

#16 CORVUS

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 07:26 PM

Didn't Galactus and Unicron declare the Rescue-Bots to be indigestible?

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 07:35 PM

They come out the other side like corn and bubble gum.
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#18 tec

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 03:10 AM

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 08:31 PM

.... Damnit, okay, now I'm hungry. icon-megs.gif

I'm not Antifa, I'm not violent. But try to look at it from my perspective for 5 seconds. I see 1 side who wants my hugging blood. Literally. And I see another standing in opposition of them, clearly willing to take any stance they need to to stop them. Then I see a bunch of people hemming and hawing and wringing their hands about the whole thing.

 

Who am I supposed to feel more protected by?