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@  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/

@  wonko the sane? : (19 July 2017 - 07:53 PM)

So good it'll whack you in the lobanza.

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 06:12 PM)

mafiace cream?

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 04:49 PM)

adios mafia.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (19 July 2017 - 03:26 PM)

for ice cream

@  MEDdMI : (19 July 2017 - 02:52 PM)

But he must scream.

@  Benbot : (19 July 2017 - 02:49 PM)

he doesn't have a mouth

@  Benbot : (19 July 2017 - 02:48 PM)

Hoist?

@  Glenn : (19 July 2017 - 11:53 AM)

oops tfsource not bbts

@  Glenn : (19 July 2017 - 11:52 AM)

Does anyone else find Hoist's smile on that MP ad for BBTS slightly disturbing?


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#1 Chris McFeely

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 08:35 PM

Just posted on BotCon.com are the first two pages of a six-page prequel to this year's convention comic. Continues next Wednesday!

http://www.botcon.co...012/comic12.cfm



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Posted 29 February 2012 - 08:37 PM

Woot! Transtech! icon-silverbolt.gif

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 08:42 PM

Well, I guess Another Time And Place is back.

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 08:46 PM

Ok, so we have Rhinox, RID Prowl, and... who's the third guy?

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 08:48 PM

They are Rhinox, Prowl, and Megatron, all Transcendent Technomorphs.

Rhinox has been described in text before, but never seen.

(Also, non-TT Polar Claw is in the background once.)

Edited by Code of Walky, 29 February 2012 - 08:51 PM.


#6 Chris McFeely

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 08:51 PM

His head design and shoulder-pipes would strongly indicate some influence from BotCon 2006 Rhinox in his design, too.

I say, Classics, Shattered Glass, Transtech, even Dawn of Futures Past, this is turning into a super-incestuous BotCon/Club affair.

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 08:53 PM


Interesting... was AT&P the one that was involved with the Go-Bots reality issues?


-ZacWilliam, found the Go-Bot storyline the most interesting in the club stuff so far, so I keep watching and hoping for its return...
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#8 Detour

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 08:56 PM

Holy scrap, Beamer art!

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


#9 Chris McFeely

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 08:57 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Mar 1 2012, 01:53 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Interesting... was AT&P the one that was involved with the Go-Bots reality issues?


-ZacWilliam, found the Go-Bot storyline the most interesting in the club stuff so far, so I keep watching and hoping for its return...


Yeah, it was one of the universes, along with the GoBots universe, that the Classicverse was drawing upon in order to survive.

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 08:58 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Feb 29 2012, 08:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Interesting... was AT&P the one that was involved with the Go-Bots reality issues?


Yeah. The Classicsverse displaced it, due to some unknown machinations by Classics Megatron, and as a side effect it also interfered with the Tonka GoBots universe.

Guess it's back!

Also back: RUNT.

Edited by Code of Walky, 29 February 2012 - 08:58 PM.


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Posted 29 February 2012 - 09:04 PM

If I may venture a guess, "multiple phenomenon across corresponding clusters," "showing everywhere at once," seems like something super-big is happening in the multiverse.

Perhaps the Aligned Continuity Family is splitting off.

Edited by Code of Walky, 29 February 2012 - 09:05 PM.


#12 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 09:33 PM

QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Feb 29 2012, 09:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If I may venture a guess, "multiple phenomenon across corresponding clusters," "showing everywhere at once," seems like something super-big is happening in the multiverse.

Perhaps the Aligned Continuity Family is splitting off.


I'd love to see that addressed.

Meta-continuity(ties?) is right up my alley.


-ZacWilliam, an iceberg splitting off the multiverse is a cool crisis that's at least kinda different and original from your usual comic book multiverse Crisis.
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Posted 29 February 2012 - 09:39 PM

... hey. I think all of those universal screenshots/scans are from the wiki. I see the big group screenshot I took from Cosmic Rust...

http://tfwiki.net/wi...st-BigGroup.jpg

And there's Minerva and Perceptor from Victory on page 1, and LioConvoy and Primal from the BW2 movie.. a BlackZarak headshot, Armada Hot Shot, RID Prime (twice?), Robot Masters CGI Convoy... I'm not sure who the cowering Decepticon is on page 2/panel 2, though.

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 09:41 PM

RiD Prime and Fire Convoy!

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 10:04 PM

Prowl reminds me of the silver Alternity Convoy.

I still want to see the Alternity show up in the TransTech Universe.

This prequel comic has me excited.

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#16 Walky

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 10:12 PM

I'm happy we have some new multiversal stuff. The Club's left it alone for years.

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 10:39 PM

QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Feb 29 2012, 08:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
(Also, non-TT Polar Claw is in the background once.)



Why, yes. Yes, he is. I wonder who that's supposed to be? icon-arcee.gif

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#18 Walky

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 10:48 PM

Polar Claw?

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 10:55 PM

QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Feb 29 2012, 10:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Polar Claw?


To be fair the colors seem to match that fan character (is it?) more than actual Polar Claw.


ZacWilliam, unless I'm missin a polar claw color scheme...
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Posted 29 February 2012 - 11:00 PM

You're not. I was attempting to be subtle with it, and not be the guy flailing his arms around going "Look! Look! It's my guy Ursa Magnus!!!"

But apparently, it's required.