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@  TheMightyMol... : (20 August 2019 - 04:10 AM)

Let me call on my friend Dr Rockso, the Rock 'n Roll Clown. (He does cocaine.)

@  Nutjob R/T : (20 August 2019 - 12:48 AM)

New crowdfunding project: We need to get enough nose candy for the Paramount execs to keep 'em up long enough to get DS9 squeezed out

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 August 2019 - 04:36 PM)

They're hideously cheap. I'm just glad some decision maker in the upper echelons stayed high as a kite for long enough for us to get TOS, TNG and TAS on blu-ray

@  Rycochet : (19 August 2019 - 04:16 PM)

Paramount are kinda cheap and Ds9 isn't popular enough for them to go all out on a remaster.

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 August 2019 - 03:37 PM)

Or hell, they could just shorten a season of Discovery by 2-3 episodes and that'd pay for the DS9 remaster in full (assuming the 8 to 8.5 million per episode for Discovery that was reported a while back is accurate)

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 August 2019 - 03:32 PM)

Redoing some of the more simple effects like phasers and transporters and whatnot (basically what they've already had practice doing for TNG)

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 August 2019 - 03:30 PM)

They could scan and rebuild the film elements, and then upscale the original CGI only (provided it still exists as separate footage)

@  Dekafox : (19 August 2019 - 02:33 PM)

Basically its in the same situation as DS9 IIRC with loss of models and how the CGI was applied to the existing footage.

@  Dekafox : (19 August 2019 - 02:32 PM)

Not gonna happen unless they recreate all the CGI from scratch, unfortunately. Or just upscale the broadcast masters, which would be basically pointless.

@  Maximus Ambus : (19 August 2019 - 02:16 PM)

Babylon 5 must come to Blu Ray.

@  MEDdMI : (19 August 2019 - 07:28 AM)

Even in the winter, he has to clear the roads of snow.

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 August 2019 - 03:46 AM)

His work is never done.

@  Pennpenn : (19 August 2019 - 03:06 AM)

Everyone quickly gets sick of flubbing the name and collectively agree to just call the combiner "Roadworks"

@  Sabrblade : (18 August 2019 - 09:34 PM)

For some reason, I've always wanted to see a "Menastator", all five Stunticons and all six Constructicons in an 11-piece combiner.

@  Maximus Ambus : (18 August 2019 - 01:35 PM)

Dunno what we'd call a Megatron combiner, we almost got a Megastator in IDW but nothing in Combiner Wars.

@  Paladin : (18 August 2019 - 01:30 PM)

somehow read that as "Megachronic." wonder if Decepticons get the munchies...

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 August 2019 - 11:30 AM)

Skywarp can barely form a coherent sentence half the time.

@  Maximus Ambus : (18 August 2019 - 11:24 AM)

If Cyclonus combines into Galvatronus, does Skywarp form Megatronic?

@  Pennpenn : (18 August 2019 - 09:12 AM)

There's something weird about starting to type Good Omens into a media store's search bar and having it come up with Queen's greatest hits compliations.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 August 2019 - 12:07 AM)

Well then they need to re-release Vector Prime. :D Of course I would accept Vector Prime Headmaster with Alpha Trion as the head.

@  unluckiness : (18 August 2019 - 12:05 AM)

That said, the bendy sword is ridiculous.

@  unluckiness : (18 August 2019 - 12:05 AM)

I dunno, the old one is still pretty good by modern standards and the clunkiness is somewhat in-character.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 August 2019 - 08:37 PM)

We need a new vector prime

@  Paladin : (17 August 2019 - 03:59 PM)

just don't leave Cybertron Vector Prime out in the sun or his wings will melt.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 August 2019 - 03:17 PM)

@Nevermore Duly noted.

@  Rycochet : (17 August 2019 - 02:12 PM)

I have three Cybertron Vector Primes, wouldn't throw them around though. I love that design too much,

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 August 2019 - 02:03 PM)

I'm just picturing someone throwing a pile of Vector Prime toys around. I don't know why.

@  Rycochet : (17 August 2019 - 01:42 PM)

Multi Vector Assault mode is what they go into when they think anyone's even slightly infringing on their IP.

@  Ashley : (17 August 2019 - 02:30 AM)

They MIGHT have done it for Star Trek Online ships, but even if they have that'd be a fairly specific category.

@  Tieria Prime : (17 August 2019 - 02:11 AM)

Hi friends

@  Nevermore : (17 August 2019 - 02:05 AM)

So only if Viacom/Paramount has actively trademarked the term "multi-vector assault mode", offered goods or services under that name and has been offering those goods and services in recent years, Hasbro cannot offer goods or services under that name in the same category.

@  Nevermore : (17 August 2019 - 02:04 AM)

And they need to be consistently used on top of that.

@  Nevermore : (17 August 2019 - 02:03 AM)

Even if they are trademarked.

@  Nevermore : (17 August 2019 - 02:02 AM)

Words and terms used in dialogue shouldn't be affected.

@  Nevermore : (17 August 2019 - 02:02 AM)

Also, the trademarks only apply in commerce. You use them to identify goods and services.

@  Ashley : (16 August 2019 - 11:55 PM)

Yeah, you also need to apply for it. They might've never bothered to trademark that.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 August 2019 - 08:37 PM)

Trademark affects titles and product names, not every word in writing. For example, DC called their character "Captain Marvel" as recently as 2014.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 August 2019 - 08:30 PM)

You missed my point. I was addressing the usage of the phrase in dialogue. Hence the quotation marks.

@  Pennpenn : (16 August 2019 - 08:00 PM)

Well, they can anyway, they might just not be able to call it that...

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 August 2019 - 06:54 PM)

It would be awesome for Transformers to have the likes of Overlord and Sky Lynx "engage multi-vector assault mode!"

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 August 2019 - 06:53 PM)

It is a shame that "multi-vector assault mode" is probably trademarked for Star Trek.

@  unluckiness : (15 August 2019 - 10:54 PM)

Only if they manage to boomer-proof it

@  RichardT1977 : (15 August 2019 - 08:16 PM)

(and would that really be a bad thing?)

@  RichardT1977 : (15 August 2019 - 08:16 PM)

Wouldn't a cybernetic singularity actually remove one or more of the top levels of Maslow's hierarchy?

@  Steevy Maximus : (15 August 2019 - 07:40 PM)

Tomy made some strange selections on their first wave of Tomica releases for the US

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 August 2019 - 06:26 PM)

Resistance is futile.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 August 2019 - 06:20 PM)

I would be down for a nice cybernetic singularity if it meant we could actually reach the top of maslow's hierarchy.

@  Ashley : (15 August 2019 - 05:44 PM)

I'm pretty sure the origin of the villains in GaoGaiGar was a computer being told to reduce the stress of the population and it's answer was to assimilate everyone.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 August 2019 - 01:53 PM)

Executions then followed by nano reanimation then cryonic suspension until everyone you know is deactivated for good so you can build happiness in a future society.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 August 2019 - 01:47 PM)

As opposed to the ones that lie already? As a civilization: we're emotional and socially broken. Might as well have the society that at least wants us to be "happy".


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#1 Bass X0

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 10:13 AM

eh... nothing of interest but a few pennies and lint.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 10:23 AM

You are a dirty mean person. Luckily I have a mouse trap in my pocket for just such occasions. But what you will find money wise is getting sent to Swoop09 in about 30 mins.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 10:24 AM

Whoa, whoa, whoa. THERE ARE CHILDREN HERE.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 10:27 AM

QUOTE(Aiko Heiwa @ Jul 19 2012, 04:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Whoa, whoa, whoa. THERE ARE CHILDREN HERE.


Just doing my job, ma'am. You want to complain, talk to my superiors.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 10:27 AM

PERV! *pepper sprays*

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:34 PM

harassment lawsuit!

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:48 PM

Harassment... or her ass mint?

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:54 PM

Well... let's see *empties pockets*

Sonic Screwdriver, glasses, Jelly Babies, a yo-yo, a box of patented strike-anywhere matches, a... sort of chisel thing for carving wood, a heavy atomic spectrometer, a light atomic spectrometer, a slinky, two Algolian Suntiger teeth, a bottle of Quilacten Hypermint extract, two bottles of ginger beer, a half-eaten packet of Jammie Dodgers, the scales of a Santraginian Angler Fish, a sample of Vogon Poetry, a penlight, a pocket watch, scarf repair kit, a collapsible telescope, a Subether Sense-o-Matic that I must remember to return to it's owner, a UNIT ID card (three incarnations out of date, no less), a recorder, a small pouch of gold dust, a spare TARDIS key, a hyperthermic barrier, 3D Glasses, two rubber stamps and a length of twine.

And now the other pocket...

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 03:14 PM

QUOTE(The Doctor Who @ Jul 19 2012, 12:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well... let's see *empties pockets*

Sonic Screwdriver, glasses, Jelly Babies, a yo-yo, a box of patented strike-anywhere matches, a... sort of chisel thing for carving wood, a heavy atomic spectrometer, a light atomic spectrometer, a slinky, two Algolian Suntiger teeth, a bottle of Quilacten Hypermint extract, two bottles of ginger beer, a half-eaten packet of Jammie Dodgers, the scales of a Santraginian Angler Fish, a sample of Vogon Poetry, a penlight, a pocket watch, scarf repair kit, a collapsible telescope, a Subether Sense-o-Matic that I must remember to return to it's owner, a UNIT ID card (three incarnations out of date, no less), a recorder, a small pouch of gold dust, a spare TARDIS key, a hyperthermic barrier, 3D Glasses, two rubber stamps and a length of twine.

And now the other pocket...


Is that it? I though you would have more.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 04:34 PM

Your worst nightmares made manifest.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 04:59 PM

Now can you point out to the people in the jury *where*, on the doll, did the man touch you in the pants?
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Posted 19 July 2012 - 06:31 PM

QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Jul 19 2012, 04:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(The Doctor Who @ Jul 19 2012, 12:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well... let's see *empties pockets*

Sonic Screwdriver, glasses, Jelly Babies, a yo-yo, a box of patented strike-anywhere matches, a... sort of chisel thing for carving wood, a heavy atomic spectrometer, a light atomic spectrometer, a slinky, two Algolian Suntiger teeth, a bottle of Quilacten Hypermint extract, two bottles of ginger beer, a half-eaten packet of Jammie Dodgers, the scales of a Santraginian Angler Fish, a sample of Vogon Poetry, a penlight, a pocket watch, scarf repair kit, a collapsible telescope, a Subether Sense-o-Matic that I must remember to return to it's owner, a UNIT ID card (three incarnations out of date, no less), a recorder, a small pouch of gold dust, a spare TARDIS key, a hyperthermic barrier, 3D Glasses, two rubber stamps and a length of twine.

And now the other pocket...


Is that it? I though you would have more.

Oi! These are my pants pockets. Yeah, they're bigger on the inside, but not as bigger on the inside as my coat pockets!

Honestly, though... I never quite know what is actually in my pockets at any given time... it's sort of like piloting the TARDIS: I may not always get what I want, but I usually get what I need. I suspect the old girl has somehow taken over my pockets. Makes it hard to give a comprehensive list. This is pretty close though.

Edited by The Doctor Who, 19 July 2012 - 06:32 PM.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 06:34 PM

QUOTE(Devcon @ Jul 19 2012, 05:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Now can you point out to the people in the jury *where*, on the doll, did the man touch you in the pants?

Right here! *points to his forehead*

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 02:03 AM

*Grabs barrier and Vogon Poetry.*


Don't ask, I'm trying to get some sleep here...

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 03:55 AM

QUOTE(Spin Out @ Jul 20 2012, 12:34 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Devcon @ Jul 19 2012, 05:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Now can you point out to the people in the jury *where*, on the doll, did the man touch you in the pants?

Right here! *points to his forehead*


foreskin... forehead... keep getting those two mixed up.

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 04:15 AM

My paints are on Solmon Grundy...tough luck pal

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 09:08 PM

QUOTE(Firebird1 @ Jul 20 2012, 03:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
*Grabs barrier and Vogon Poetry.*


Don't ask, I'm trying to get some sleep here...

*wonders if he should explain that the hyperthermic barrier is not unlike a hyperthermic chamber, only portable*

Nah, I'm sure they know what they're doing...

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 12:36 AM

QUOTE(The Doctor Who @ Jul 19 2012, 06:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Jul 19 2012, 04:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(The Doctor Who @ Jul 19 2012, 12:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well... let's see *empties pockets*

Sonic Screwdriver, glasses, Jelly Babies, a yo-yo, a box of patented strike-anywhere matches, a... sort of chisel thing for carving wood, a heavy atomic spectrometer, a light atomic spectrometer, a slinky, two Algolian Suntiger teeth, a bottle of Quilacten Hypermint extract, two bottles of ginger beer, a half-eaten packet of Jammie Dodgers, the scales of a Santraginian Angler Fish, a sample of Vogon Poetry, a penlight, a pocket watch, scarf repair kit, a collapsible telescope, a Subether Sense-o-Matic that I must remember to return to it's owner, a UNIT ID card (three incarnations out of date, no less), a recorder, a small pouch of gold dust, a spare TARDIS key, a hyperthermic barrier, 3D Glasses, two rubber stamps and a length of twine.

And now the other pocket...


Is that it? I though you would have more.

Oi! These are my pants pockets. Yeah, they're bigger on the inside, but not as bigger on the inside as my coat pockets!

Honestly, though... I never quite know what is actually in my pockets at any given time... it's sort of like piloting the TARDIS: I may not always get what I want, but I usually get what I need. I suspect the old girl has somehow taken over my pockets. Makes it hard to give a comprehensive list. This is pretty close though.


Phew!!!! I thought you were running out of stuff.

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 12:56 AM

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harassment lawsuit!



this.
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Posted 21 July 2012 - 01:20 AM

QUOTE(The Doctor Who @ Jul 20 2012, 09:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Firebird1 @ Jul 20 2012, 03:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
*Grabs barrier and Vogon Poetry.*


Don't ask, I'm trying to get some sleep here...

*wonders if he should explain that the hyperthermic barrier is not unlike a hyperthermic chamber, only portable*

Nah, I'm sure they know what they're doing...

Nope, no clue... Just need to get some sleep...

And Google gives me this


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