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@  Rodimus Supreme : (21 January 2020 - 11:16 AM)

Big retailers just don't want money anymore, so let's not give them any,

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 04:12 PM)

This place is a madhouse, feels like being cloned.

@  Maximus Ambus : (20 January 2020 - 03:38 PM)

I took one step beyond the outer limits to the twilight zone.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 10:19 AM)

All retail is basically the same.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (20 January 2020 - 10:00 AM)

Walmart just needs to go bankrupt already.

@  ThunderWear : (20 January 2020 - 07:19 AM)

They didn't put the 35th anniversary stuff back out until after new year. I'm no retail expert, but I feel like having stock on the shelf is better than the back. Especially toys at christmas time.

@  ThunderWear : (20 January 2020 - 07:18 AM)

Yeah, my local walmart took away the 35th anniversary endcap weeks before Christmas and left the Transformer section empty well past Christmas.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 04:44 AM)

Mine only has the 35th Anniversary Voyagers. A whole lot of them.

@  Telly : (19 January 2020 - 11:35 PM)

just be happy your walmart even stocks voyagers. mine doesnt

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 January 2020 - 08:53 PM)

Figures that Walmart finally restocks Studio Voyagers...with Wave ONE

@  ThunderWear : (19 January 2020 - 09:27 AM)

I snagged Rainmakers for half off.  They make me want jolly ranchers.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 04:21 PM)

I was using my account on another comptuer, and oddly it seemed to default to $US rather than converting it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 January 2020 - 02:02 PM)

You should be able to set eBay to display in your local currency, although personally I like to know the actual currency the item is listed in so I know if I need to account for forex fees or not

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:34 AM)

I'd also like to take the opportunity to say I despise Ebay for showing the list prices in US money.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:23 AM)

Well there is an overpriced limited edition, but I don't want to pay that much money for it.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:21 AM)

Well great. The one Usagi Yojimbo volume I don't have and it's out of stock.

@  Rycochet : (17 January 2020 - 06:15 PM)

I both love and hate that the Alien franchise seems to have had more luck finding a niche as a line of children's toys than it has at producing worthwhile films.

@  Donocropolis : (17 January 2020 - 06:35 AM)

I've seen them on the shelves at Walmart. They're pretty great looking retro Aliens toys. https://www.walmart....-Vary/934039489

@  fourteenwings : (17 January 2020 - 01:11 AM)

IIRC somebody on here mentioned an unbranded Alien toy a couple of weeks ago? It seems like it was actually part of a collection for the Alien movie series by Lanard. Mattel's making some stuff too.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 January 2020 - 03:12 PM)

Is it really a worse name than say, HMS Spanker?

@  Maximus Ambus : (16 January 2020 - 02:36 PM)

'Boaty McBoatface' was a actual thing?! Wow.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (14 January 2020 - 02:00 PM)

Might be worth bringing back this thread.

@  ThunderWear : (14 January 2020 - 01:53 PM)

Of course I had the idea to download all the pdfs like a week too late. Anyone got an archive?

@  Steevy Maximus : (14 January 2020 - 12:48 PM)

The Collector Club is dead. Seems like it all came down shortly after New Year

@  ThunderWear : (13 January 2020 - 11:06 PM)

I can't get to the collector club website. anyone else? I was literally going to download all the fiction to finish reading.

@  Maximus Ambus : (13 January 2020 - 04:50 AM)

News today is all 'there's a CHANCE it would snow in July' and 'dogs COULD bite back'.

@  Benbot : (12 January 2020 - 10:05 PM)

Holy crap, do many people get hurt by them?

@  wonko the sane? : (12 January 2020 - 02:11 PM)

Even in fallout, they never carpet bombed with nukes.

@  Maximus Ambus : (12 January 2020 - 12:43 PM)

I hope the stockpiled nuclear weapons of the US and Russia are accounted for then.

@  Nevermore : (12 January 2020 - 12:22 PM)

Geez. 1760 (!) bombs from World War II that had not detonated and were still armed have been found. That's only the numbers for the federal state of Germany I live in, and only for the first three quarters of 2019. For all of 2018, the total number was 2811 (!!) bombs.

@  CVReynolds : (11 January 2020 - 11:05 PM)

I've been wanting a Tarantulas that turns into a more realistic tarantula for a long time. Maybe Takara will someday do a Masterpiece, which would be neat. But I really want to see a modernized look like in the IDW comics.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (11 January 2020 - 09:43 PM)

We need more Waspinators.. and rattraps.

@  Ashley : (11 January 2020 - 07:09 PM)

I'm on board with that

@  Dekafox : (11 January 2020 - 06:17 PM)

What I'm hearing is we need Cyberverse Waspinator

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 January 2020 - 01:27 AM)

He's appeared across more branding changes than Waspinator, so maybe it's more the other way around.

@  Ashley : (10 January 2020 - 12:01 AM)

is C3PO the Waspinator of Star Wars? he'll live forever, because it's funny for him to suffer

@  Sabrblade : (09 January 2020 - 11:52 PM)

He's still waiting for them to be funny.

@  ▲ndrusi : (09 January 2020 - 10:35 PM)

Why?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 04:02 PM)

I've been watching South Park, Family Guy and The Simpsons with a straight face for a decade now.

@  wonko the sane? : (09 January 2020 - 03:18 PM)

If that's what it takes to get you to take the medication, sure.

@  Bass X0 : (09 January 2020 - 01:52 PM)

If I go crazy, will you still call me Superman?

@  fourteenwings : (09 January 2020 - 11:37 AM)

I mean, it is easier to protect HDDs, and you can retransfer the data over and over forever?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (09 January 2020 - 10:45 AM)

Not in this comparison. He's making his own files, so they're (presumably) not restricted by DRM, so he can copy them as many times as he wants. It's potentially more reliable in the long term than hoping the specific copies you originally bought never accrue any damage for the rest of your life.

@  Echowarrior : (09 January 2020 - 10:44 AM)

I prefer physical copies too. Easier to protect something physical and tangible.

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 09:55 AM)

I prefer having physical copies.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (09 January 2020 - 08:56 AM)

I have plenty of physical media I turn into digital media for my plex server. Just finished ripping Ultra Seven

@  fourteenwings : (09 January 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Isn't the general consensus that we're supposed to be over physical media anyways?

@  Paladin : (09 January 2020 - 08:17 AM)

i still don't own a Blu-Ray player.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 January 2020 - 07:35 AM)

My current TV works just fine. I don't see a need to upgrade. And by the time I do, the Next Big Thing will probably be out anyway.

@  Benbot : (09 January 2020 - 03:58 AM)

Me neither. I'm no rebel, though. I'm just poor.


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#1 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 09:21 AM

I started this thread so we can discuss the film without constant spoiler tags.

That entire third act was the greatest on screen spectacle any Superhero fan could ask for! And I truly love the old Marvel trope of misunderstandings between the heroes causing epic battles before they team up.
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Posted 04 May 2012 - 09:37 AM

Definately a great movie and it's gonna be hard to top with the sequel. The humor mixed with action really worked well IMO, everything seemed to be timed really well. Definately saddened by Coulson's fate though. icon-screamer.gif

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 09:39 AM

Even though I'm hardly familiar with some of Marvel's stuff, I was really excited when I saw Thanos, even though his name escaped me...I guessed Thanatos first, which is close...my friend stood up and asked "Who's a nerd in here? What was that dude's name?" as it escaped us both, but we realized the gravity of his dramatic head turn.


Hulk ended up being one of the funniest and one of the best characters, even though he wasn't on screen for so long. When he punched Thor and wiped the floor with Loki....everyone lost it.


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#4 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:15 AM

I really, really loved that Thanos smiled when he heard, "Courting Death."
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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:20 AM

We were convinced that Coulson would be revealed to be alive at the end of the movie. We see paramedics run up to him literally a second after he dies, and we never see his body again after that. Figured it was Fury bending the truth to get the team to work together.

I'm still half-convinced that's exactly what happened, and we'll be seeing him show up as a surprise in the next one.

In the meantime...did it drive anybody else crazy how there were two or three scenes where they forgot to turn on Stark's chest light under his T-shirt?
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#6 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:22 AM

YES! Especially when it's the same shirt throughout and just randomly it's not shining through.
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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:26 AM

QUOTE(SwiftEagle @ May 4 2012, 03:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We were convinced that Coulson would be revealed to be alive at the end of the movie. We see paramedics run up to him literally a second after he dies, and we never see his body again after that. Figured it was Fury bending the truth to get the team to work together.

I'm still half-convinced that's exactly what happened, and we'll be seeing him show up as a surprise in the next one.

In the meantime...did it drive anybody else crazy how there were two or three scenes where they forgot to turn on Stark's chest light under his T-shirt?


Yeah I really hope Coulson didn't really die. *SIGH*

I didn't notice Tony's lack of a chest light under his shirt, whoops,lol.


Hulk punching Thor and whiping the floor with Loki (and interrupting his speech) was freakin hilarious. I'm really happy with how Hulk was handled this time, "Hulk smash" indeed. icon-ironhide.gif

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:26 AM

QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ May 4 2012, 11:15 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really, really loved that Thanos smiled when he heard, "Courting Death."


that settled it for me that it was thanos. there was a group of people walking passed me after the movie discussing who it was. a girl said it was either red skull or thanos. i made mention of the courting death line and how much he loves death that it couldnt be anyone else

i hated that they killed coulson icon-screamer.gif dirty bastards. i also think this caused a change in stark. he seemed a bit more serious after he died

QUOTE(SwiftEagle @ May 4 2012, 11:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
In the meantime...did it drive anybody else crazy how there were two or three scenes where they forgot to turn on Stark's chest light under his T-shirt?


it didnt drive me nuts, but i did notice it

anyone else catch stark saying he was an "l.m.d." at the beginning? i liked that

im definitely gonna have to go see this again
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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:32 AM

I loved the pace of the movie. Made it go by without me wondering what time it was.

Oh man. Loki's face after getting slammed around by the Hulk. That was amazing.
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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:36 AM

I loved how Banner was all "I'm always angry" and then turned into the Hulk without any effort. The end of the last Hulk flick showed that he was practicing so it's good to see all that hard work paid off.

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:41 AM

The thing I didn't get was why did Hulk attack Black Widow and Thor on the ship, was it because he was in a rage? He seemed much more controlled in the final bit, saving Iron Man, is it because he got to smash things? - Edit just realised this is being discussed in the other thread.

Edited by BlitzwingHaz, 04 May 2012 - 10:46 AM.


#12 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:46 AM

I'm going with the staff effecting him. Remember when he picked it up and didn't realize it?
This also plays on comic history where Loki controlled the Hulk which brought the team together in the first place.
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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:46 AM

This was a great thrill-ride. So cool seeing all those guys on screen together after all these years.

Hulk punching Thor and then later wiping the floor with Loki were just epic - Count me in that camp.

As for Tony's chest piece not lighting up, we are talking about the scene where he and Loki have a chat. I'm almost sure that right before that scene Jarvis makes mention of turning off the Arc chestpiece. Listen for it if you go see it again.

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:46 AM

QUOTE(BlitzwingHaz @ May 4 2012, 03:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The thing I didn't get was why did Hulk attack Black Widow and Thor on the ship, was it because he was in a rage? He seemed much more controlled in the final bit, saving Iron Man, is it because he got to smash things?


I think Loki's staff was bringing out everyone's anger as everyone in the room was fighting and even getting more and more in a rage. I think that plus the sneak attack on the helicarrier was too much for Banner to control his rage so when he transformed he figured Widow must've been the cause for his anger. Then of course anything that attacks him becomes a target to smash, enter Thor and then the pilot.

Edited by Robogeek1973, 04 May 2012 - 10:48 AM.


#15 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:48 AM

QUOTE(Bainreese @ May 4 2012, 11:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
As for Tony's chest piece not lighting up, we are talking about the scene where he and Loki have a chat. I'm almost sure that right before that scene Jarvis makes mention of turning off the Arc chestpiece. Listen for it if you go see it again.

No, it's throughout the film. Just random shots and at least one whole scene where it's not lit for no good reason.
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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:48 AM

QUOTE(Bainreese @ May 4 2012, 03:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
As for Tony's chest piece not lighting up, we are talking about the scene where he and Loki have a chat. I'm almost sure that right before that scene Jarvis makes mention of turning off the Arc chestpiece. Listen for it if you go see it again.


You're right I do remember that.

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:53 AM

QUOTE(Bainreese @ May 4 2012, 04:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
As for Tony's chest piece not lighting up, we are talking about the scene where he and Loki have a chat. I'm almost sure that right before that scene Jarvis makes mention of turning off the Arc chestpiece. Listen for it if you go see it again.


Well, in that instance, that's obviously so that Loki won't see the light shining through his shirt and hence won't realise what's wrong when he pokes him with the staff and it doesn't work.

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:56 AM

When it doesn't work and Loki says 'This usually works' and Tony comes back with the 'performance anxiety' line,....I about fell on the floor.

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#19 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:59 AM

Wish I had heard that.
I missed a lot of dialogue due to fans chitter. Ugh.


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Posted 04 May 2012 - 11:00 AM

I just didn't like the mismatch of the Hulk from the first part to the second part. Two different Hulks if you ask me.

Especially how terrified Banner was at the beginning about turning into the Hulk.

I understand the Hulk and his blind rage, but he seemed pretty confidant at the end about being able to control the Hulk.
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