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@  WorkbenchManiac : (20 October 2017 - 07:26 PM)

If you are looking to recoup some of the costs, I mean

@  WorkbenchManiac : (20 October 2017 - 07:26 PM)

If it works, I might be willing to take it off your hands. I've been meaning to get one for customs and such.

@  Nevermore : (20 October 2017 - 12:34 PM)

If that thing works, I can use it for potential future cases like this as well.

@  Nevermore : (20 October 2017 - 12:33 PM)

Ordered a watchmaker pin remover from Amazon.

@  Nevermore : (20 October 2017 - 12:33 PM)

No, bought the set at a convention.

@  Robowang : (20 October 2017 - 08:14 AM)

That's never good. Buy it from a place that will replace it?

@  Nevermore : (20 October 2017 - 04:57 AM)

Gaaaah, Hasbro. My Transformers Tribute Optimus Prime (from the two-pack with Orion Pack) has a misassembled part that has another part connected to it via a metal pin...

@  Robowang : (19 October 2017 - 05:22 PM)

I just know they have the same ID number in the computer as deluxes, so the search feature on the website is useless.

@  Robowang : (19 October 2017 - 05:21 PM)

No idea on price.

@  Shrug : (19 October 2017 - 05:14 PM)

Oh thanks. I just assumed it was a special item. Does that mean it'll be the $18ish the normal Deluxes are or can Walgreens price them separately?

@  Robowang : (19 October 2017 - 05:11 PM)

Before you go hunting at Walgreens, know that the Clone two-pack number is identical to the regular deluxe number. An in-stock listing for the clones likely just means they have deluxes in stock.

@  Vexwing : (19 October 2017 - 04:49 PM)

I had met him at BotCon 2014, he was a vendor there. He was part of the group I hung out with at the day at Universal. Really fun guy, it's sad he's gone.

@  Vexwing : (19 October 2017 - 04:46 PM)

I'm not sure if anyone here knew James Conan Gouig, but he passed away. Suicide, sadly.

@  Locoman : (19 October 2017 - 03:49 PM)

TR Triggerhappy's shoulders are terrifying.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 October 2017 - 03:18 PM)

Don't you hate when you join a Facebook group only to find that the moderator is a fool?

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 October 2017 - 03:04 PM)

CRAAAAAAAWLING IIIIIN MY BRAAAAAAAAINS

@  Paladin : (19 October 2017 - 08:34 AM)

must've been out of Kandrona.

@  Shrug : (19 October 2017 - 07:09 AM)

Least it wasn't a weird scratchy noise IN YOUR BRAIN.  Or was it.  Maybe you found it after it crawled out?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (19 October 2017 - 02:47 AM)

Mine starved

@  Waspinator : (19 October 2017 - 02:16 AM)

Watch out for brain slugs

@  Pennpenn : (19 October 2017 - 01:34 AM)

Got replacements, so yeah. Main thing is, if you hear a weird scratchy noise in your headphones it might not be static..

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 October 2017 - 01:28 AM)

Nuke the headphones from orbit, it's the only way to be sure.

@  Pennpenn : (18 October 2017 - 09:04 PM)

It's interesting how life gives you a good thing and then a bad thing. Like, just got my tax return and it was quite robust, and then I found an INCH LONG EARWIG IN MY HEADPHONES. AHHHHH-

@  BlackMax : (18 October 2017 - 05:50 PM)

I'm not completely sure what I missed but I think I love it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 October 2017 - 04:20 PM)

The S is for Sucks!

@  Waspinator : (18 October 2017 - 03:49 PM)

And the thatch-roofed cottagggggggggggges!

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 October 2017 - 03:30 PM)

BURN! BURN TO THE GRBURN! BURN TO THBURN! BURN TO THE GROUND!

@  Waspinator : (18 October 2017 - 03:06 PM)

Infinity Big Bang Storm! Burn in the everlasting hellfire of creation! Be utterly annihilated, down to the very last scrap of D N A!

@  Shrug : (18 October 2017 - 02:57 PM)

YES, MY QUEEN!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 October 2017 - 02:37 PM)

BUUUUURN! FOR THE ROYALTY!

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 October 2017 - 02:25 PM)

BUUUUUUUUUUUURN, BABY BURN! DISCO INFERNO!

@  Agamus : (18 October 2017 - 01:55 PM)

LETS BERNNNN RRRRUBBER!!!!

@  Arazyr : (18 October 2017 - 01:12 PM)

No, thanks. I'll leave that to his wife. :p

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 October 2017 - 01:08 PM)

FEEL THE BERNNNNNN!!!!!

@  Nevermore : (18 October 2017 - 11:52 AM)

BERNIEEEEEEEE...

@  Shrug : (18 October 2017 - 10:47 AM)

I'm not saying they're the same. They're clearly not. But members of both parties do receive large sums of money from telecom companies. When it comes to net neutrality, the issue isn't solely bipartisan so much as it's Old Politicians that don't understand technology.  Republicans do seem intent on making it worse intentionally though.

@  Paladin : (18 October 2017 - 10:40 AM)

anyone who still says "they're both the same!" after the past 10 months is WILLFULLY ignorant.

@  unluckiness : (18 October 2017 - 10:22 AM)

I'm not American. Should I do something about it or just ignore it.

@  Shrug : (18 October 2017 - 08:48 AM)

I doubt we'd have a chance with Hillary either. Didn't she get like 100k from Comcast? Both parties are pretty dang corrupt. If only Bernie...

@  2017 : (17 October 2017 - 05:56 PM)

It scared me!

@  Kalidor : (17 October 2017 - 05:42 PM)

Yes - here is more information - https://www.battleforthenet.com/

@  Darth Gonzo : (17 October 2017 - 05:36 PM)

Hello?

@  Evac : (17 October 2017 - 04:39 PM)

Yeah, it's the Allspark.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 October 2017 - 04:35 PM)

Okay, so it is the allspark doing it, and not some piece of malware I need to run a system scan over, that's basically all I wanted to know.

@  Evac : (17 October 2017 - 04:34 PM)

If, say, Hillary or Bernie was president, we'd have a chance, but with the current administration... We're pretty much hugged.

@  Evac : (17 October 2017 - 04:32 PM)

I don't know why we're even bothering; there's no way in hell a GOP-controlled congress would listen to common proles like us.

@  Evac : (17 October 2017 - 04:32 PM)

Yeah, so did I.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 October 2017 - 04:19 PM)

Okay, so I just got a pop up telling me I need to call congress about the FCC killing net neutrality. Anyone else get that?

@  Dracula : (17 October 2017 - 09:45 AM)

I'd probably use a primer coat on either of them.

@  unluckiness : (17 October 2017 - 07:21 AM)

Wonder if Overboard or Crashbash would be easier to paint over. Generally dark colors are harder but then again, screaming fuschia seems like it'd be difficult to cover too.


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Rumor: United Reflector and Hardhead on the way?


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#1 Meister79

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 09:03 AM

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I just received this list of solicitations and United Refelctor and Hardhead are listed as upcoming toys in the United line.

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 09:11 AM

Guessing the retools of Perceptor and Hardhead.


Gremrock????

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 09:14 AM

United running alongside Generations? I remain skeptical.

Still, if it means Japanese fans can finally get a Black Shadow...for more than it would cost to get a fellow fan to buy one at Marshall's and ship it there, but still.
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Posted 02 November 2012 - 09:15 AM

QUOTE(TriBlurr @ Nov 2 2012, 02:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Guessing the retools of Perceptor and Hardhead.


You mean Warpath I assume. icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 09:18 AM

I imagine in this case United = Takara's Generations.

Note that there are separate listings for Arms Micron Shockwave and "United Shockwave".

If true I'm excited that someone is finally doing these.

This also makes me think that the wave after the Wreckers from Hasbro may include them since Takara's Generations has been mirroring Hasbro's minus the handling of Shockwave (though that may change if United Shockwave is any indication).

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 09:29 AM

Also looks like Thundertron is getting a release in Arms Micron as well as the Deluxe Optimus again.

I do wonder if Reflector & Hardhead might be TransformersAsia.com only releases like the Seeker set or no?

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 09:29 AM

United Swindle at a voyager price point is pretty random. Also, wonder what "Preview Optimus Prime Re-Do" at the deluxe price point is?

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 09:35 AM

Huh. Interesting if true

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 10:01 AM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Nov 2 2012, 10:18 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This also makes me think that the wave after the Wreckers from Hasbro may include them since Takara's Generations has been mirroring Hasbro's minus the handling of Shockwave (though that may change if United Shockwave is any indication).


Fingers crossed for this. I'm not eager to own Warpath as Hardhead - I'm satisfied with the Wal-Mart exclusive repaint of Onslaught from years ago - but Perceptor as Reflector? I'm all over that.
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Posted 02 November 2012 - 10:06 AM

QUOTE(Robogeek1973 @ Nov 2 2012, 11:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(TriBlurr @ Nov 2 2012, 02:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Guessing the retools of Perceptor and Hardhead.


You mean Warpath I assume. icon-hotrod.gif


Doh! icon-wildride.gif

#11 lastmaximal

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 10:15 AM

Got my eye on those United guys... and that Dark Energon Leader Megs.


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Posted 02 November 2012 - 10:34 AM

QUOTE(Might Gaine @ Nov 2 2012, 10:29 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
United Swindle at a voyager price point is pretty random.


He's listed at the same price as the other Deluxes, isn't he? He, Starscream, Reflector, and Hardhead are 109, while the Voyager stuff like Cylas Breakdown are 149.

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 10:36 AM

QUOTE(Walky @ Nov 2 2012, 11:34 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Might Gaine @ Nov 2 2012, 10:29 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
United Swindle at a voyager price point is pretty random.


He's listed at the same price as the other Deluxes, isn't he? He, Starscream, Reflector, and Hardhead are 109, while the Voyager stuff like Cylas Breakdown are 149.

Other than Grimlock (Gremlock) that is.

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 10:40 AM

QUOTE(Walky @ Nov 2 2012, 11:34 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Might Gaine @ Nov 2 2012, 10:29 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
United Swindle at a voyager price point is pretty random.


He's listed at the same price as the other Deluxes, isn't he? He, Starscream, Reflector, and Hardhead are 109, while the Voyager stuff like Cylas Breakdown are 149.


Yup. And United Deluxes aren't to be confused with Arms Micron Deluxes:

United Deluxes 109
Arms Micron Deluxes 74

Of course that makes the 109-priced "Gremrock" very interesting.

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 10:42 AM

S'probably just another redeco of the Classics mold. If they can do others a billion times, why not him.

UPDATE:

Okay, I just realized this could be Universe Dinobot as BW Grimlock, and I may have just soiled my pants.

Edited by Walky, 02 November 2012 - 10:46 AM.


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Posted 02 November 2012 - 10:45 AM

Buying three Reflectors at $10-15 wasn't bad, but buying three at ~$40 is going to hurt. But it must be done.

Edited by Spectre, 02 November 2012 - 10:45 AM.


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Posted 02 November 2012 - 11:04 AM

Hm. The filling out of the back-end of Prime is... interesting to say the least.


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Posted 02 November 2012 - 11:07 AM

QUOTE(Walky @ Nov 2 2012, 01:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
S'probably just another redeco of the Classics mold. If they can do others a billion times, why not him.

UPDATE:

Okay, I just realized this could be Universe Dinobot as BW Grimlock, and I may have just soiled my pants.



That.....hadn't even occured to me. ......and there goes my pants. Thanks Walky! icon-waspy.gif

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 11:15 AM

QUOTE(Spectre @ Nov 2 2012, 11:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Buying three Reflectors at $10-15 wasn't bad, but buying three at ~$40 is going to hurt. But it must be done.


I'm really OK with Reflector being one guy if he's an update and a half track.

QUOTE(TriBlurr @ Nov 2 2012, 12:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Walky @ Nov 2 2012, 01:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
S'probably just another redeco of the Classics mold. If they can do others a billion times, why not him.

UPDATE:

Okay, I just realized this could be Universe Dinobot as BW Grimlock, and I may have just soiled my pants.



That.....hadn't even occured to me. ......and there goes my pants. Thanks Walky! icon-waspy.gif

Don't count on it guys.

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 11:16 AM

That would be worth the price just for the hilarity.