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@  MEDdMI : (23 July 2017 - 09:46 AM)

And dealing with me.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 July 2017 - 08:47 AM)

Don't forget the rock music and D&D.

@  unluckiness : (23 July 2017 - 07:52 AM)

He certainly doesn't have the time to be employed full-time what with all the war-stoking, dinosaur fossil burying, pornographing and etc

@  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)

=(


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#1 MrBlud

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Posted 09 March 2012 - 11:59 PM

G.I. Joe Renegades: Season One, Vol. 1

Now I like the show don't get me wrong but the "purchasing fanbase" for THAT is infinitely smaller then the one for FiM. Which, let's not forget, just got a jivety "sampler" DVD with random episodes instead of something like this.

What the hell?

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 12:04 AM

The recent TF:Prime Season 1 on Blu-Ray kind of made me scratch my head, as well. Shout! Factory must be aware by now via customer feedback and activity on their forums that FiM could easily sell similar Blu-Ray season sets.

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 12:05 AM

I don't really fault the for the Transformers since it's kinda huge right now with the movies and such.

I know Prime will sell more then FiM but Renegades (even for how good it legitimately was) will not do better then an FiM set would.

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 12:10 AM

Oh, I'm sure Prime will sell better than Renegades, and probably better than FiM would too, ultimately. I just figured Blu-Ray isn't something they'd see fit to bother with for any children's programming at all, since I suppose it's more expensive to produce than a DVD. But after seeing that, I have to conclude that they're perfectly capable of producing a Blu-Ray season set if they want to; the mystery is why they're ignoring such strong calls from their own community to produce a Season 1 Blu-Ray (and DVD) set of FiM. It may not sell as much as Prime, but it'll definitely sell. Hell, I'd buy two (Blu-Ray, anyway; if it were only DVD I'd buy 1).

Edited by TM2-Megatron, 10 March 2012 - 12:13 AM.


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Posted 10 March 2012 - 12:21 AM

Hasbro still seems to be ignoring the success and potential of the show in general, putting about as little effort into things as they did with the franchise prior to FiM. I can understand not expecting any more out of it than the previous series in the beginning, but it's kind of ridiculous at this point.

Edited by Matenshi, 10 March 2012 - 12:23 AM.


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Posted 10 March 2012 - 12:33 AM

Maybe they are scared to move away from what the show was originally intended for, little girls.

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 12:45 AM

But this exists

Not to belittle G1 MLP (I even had a Wind Whistler as a youngin') but THAT gets a season set and FiM doesn't? That doesn't make sense.

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 12:52 AM

That's nostalgia at work. Girl's TV shows almost never seem to get very good home video releases until quite a while after they air. If I were a girl, I'd be insulted at how decidedly not seriously these companies take girls (and presumably their parents) as potential customers. I suppose they assume it's mostly little boys that parents want to shut up for half-an-hour by sitting them in front of a TV, and that the parents of little girls won't spend too much time shopping in the DVD/BD section for their kid.

It took the Powerpuff Girls ages to get a complete series set too, but that finally came after a number of random episode collection DVDs. FiM will probably be released properly eventually, and I'd like to think it'll be sooner rather than later, but who can say for sure.

Edited by TM2-Megatron, 10 March 2012 - 12:55 AM.


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Posted 10 March 2012 - 01:17 AM

QUOTE(Sobana @ Mar 9 2012, 09:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Maybe they are scared to move away from what the show was originally intended for, little girls.

I'm not sure whether this comment or the fact there's a valid reason for such a comment is worse. icon-screamer.gif

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 01:48 AM

QUOTE(Matenshi @ Mar 10 2012, 01:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Sobana @ Mar 9 2012, 09:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Maybe they are scared to move away from what the show was originally intended for, little girls.

I'm not sure whether this comment or the fact there's a valid reason for such a comment is worse. icon-screamer.gif

What? Little girls? lol And I'm sorry *huggles*

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 02:08 AM

QUOTE(Sobana @ Mar 9 2012, 10:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Matenshi @ Mar 10 2012, 01:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Sobana @ Mar 9 2012, 09:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Maybe they are scared to move away from what the show was originally intended for, little girls.

I'm not sure whether this comment or the fact there's a valid reason for such a comment is worse. icon-screamer.gif

What? Little girls? lol And I'm sorry *huggles*

That a show isn't worth a proper release just because it's "for girls", I mean.

There's a huge problem of neglect in general for "girl things", from shows to video games to toys. The quality tends to be crap, and the few things that aren't crap still usually get written off as being so with no basis.

Edited by Matenshi, 10 March 2012 - 02:09 AM.


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Posted 11 March 2012 - 08:14 PM

QUOTE(MrBlud @ Mar 10 2012, 12:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
But this exists

Not to belittle G1 MLP (I even had a Wind Whistler as a youngin') but THAT gets a season set and FiM doesn't? That doesn't make sense.

To the above:
FiM wasn't released in TWO-THOUSAND FOUR! By Rhino, who isn't Shout!. Yeah, I can see how that dosen't make sense.

To all the other doomsayers:
Shout! knows Transformers and G.I.Joe have established sales and have prior sales data.

Shout! dosen't prior sales data for MLP (which is surprising given all their retro releases) so the "Friendship Express" DVD is their test for the MLP waters. Want season box sets? Tell them by buying the DVD. Its only $10 and you can always upgrade.

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 09:05 PM

Actually, my friend just confirmed she seen a box set DVD of FiM of the first 13 episodes for $40.

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 09:11 PM

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FiM wasn't released in TWO-THOUSAND FOUR! By Rhino, who isn't Shout!. Yeah, I can see how that dosen't make sense.


Want a more apt example then?

This exists

TWO VOLUMES OF IT!

Then they insinuate FiM doesn't have "enough of a fandom" to support season sets. Because hugging C.O.P.S. does. icon-primal.gif

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 12:26 AM

I'd buy FiM season sets. I'd also buy Kim Possible season sets. And I'd love to finish my animaniacs and 2k Turtles and Muppet Show sets as well.
Reclaim the suffix.

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 12:40 AM

QUOTE(Corgsopal @ Mar 12 2012, 01:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd buy FiM season sets. I'd also buy Kim Possible season sets. And I'd love to finish my animaniacs and 2k Turtles and Muppet Show sets as well.


This


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It's also worth mentioning in regards to GI JOE Renegades, there is a movie coming out, so they like to have new product on the shelves.

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 01:00 AM

Yeah, the GI Joe movie probably helps raise interest in making other GI Joe related stuff.

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 01:23 AM

For anyone who has watched Renegades, would you say it's similar to the original ARAH comics (or at least closer than the 80's cartoon)? Does it draw stories/ideas from them, or have a similar tone?

Edited by Matenshi, 12 March 2012 - 01:24 AM.


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Posted 12 March 2012 - 01:41 AM

QUOTE(MrBlud @ Mar 11 2012, 09:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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FiM wasn't released in TWO-THOUSAND FOUR! By Rhino, who isn't Shout!. Yeah, I can see how that dosen't make sense.


Want a more apt example then?

This exists

TWO VOLUMES OF IT!

Then they insinuate FiM doesn't have "enough of a fandom" to support season sets. Because hugging C.O.P.S. does. icon-primal.gif

"DVD Release Date: February 28, 2006". Only TWO years later than your first example. And SIX years before FiM. So dude:

1) Calm down.

2) Breathe.

As much as i WANT DVDs, its not like FiM is a show that isn't readily available to watch by other means, so this "No DVD RAGE!!" thing comes off more as a "support of the show" thing. Support that CAN be shown, especially to Shout!, by way of the (Admitilly small) DVD already available.

Now, where did Shout! "insinuate" no market for FiM?
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Posted 12 March 2012 - 03:27 AM

QUOTE(Matenshi @ Mar 12 2012, 01:23 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
For anyone who has watched Renegades, would you say it's similar to the original ARAH comics (or at least closer than the 80's cartoon)? Does it draw stories/ideas from them, or have a similar tone?

I have only seen the first couple of episodes (8-10 maybe?), but it's the A-team as a cartoon. A group of four soldiers are accused of a crime they did not commit, and now they are on the run from the military police while trying to absolve themselves from their crimes and expose the Cobra-corporation (the real criminals).

They even have a cool van and a big burly black dude.

The tone is less goofy than the 80's cartoon, it's a bit more serious.

Edited by WorkbenchManiac, 12 March 2012 - 03:28 AM.