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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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#561 Caldwin

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 07:12 PM

Not reading any posts. Don't want any spoilers. But...just got this today. Be back in a couple hours!

Edit:

Umm...wow! The first one kinda left me underwhelmed. This one...totally whelmed me. I've been whelmed.

This did what Spiderman 3 of the Tobey films couldn't do. Two villians (three if you want to count Rhino there at the end) with a fully fleshed out story. Serious, but still had its humorous parts. I dare say this just became my favorite Spiderman film.

And I never really cared for Jamie Foxx. His performance early in the film did little to change that. But his performance once he became Electro was actually...dang!

And Gwen...Emma totally nailed it. Sad there at the end, but I knew that was coming. There's very few continuities where Gwen lives it would seem. They really did her death justice here at least. The only way it could've possibly been better is if it had been off the George Washington Bridge.

And I know Dubstep is a real love it or hate it thing, but I actually like the soundtrack too.

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*looks at a few of the other posts* Hmm, looks like I'm in a minority here. Think I'll just back out the way I came. Laters!

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 12:20 PM

No, no, diverse opinions make the world go round! It'd be total squares ville if we're all alike.

(I hated Electro's music but cuz of the 'everybody hates you' lyrics)

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#563 Scavgraphics

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 01:53 PM

I rather liked the movie too, Caldwin.  shurg



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Posted 25 August 2014 - 08:13 PM

Man, I never saw this in the theatre, and I have only heard negative to blah things about it, but I couldn't resist buying the blu-ray on sale for twenty bucks. 

 

MAN am I happy I did. This was a GREAT movie. I cannot fathom why people hate it so much. It doesn't follow the modern trend of GO GO GO CONSTANT ACTION, it develops characters, it has a great love story (someone was whining about the "will they won't they" aspect, but it didn't feel like that to me. It had purpose and was well-done) and the action is really cool. It feels like just enough of every element. Even the goblin build-up was gradual enough that it didn't feel as sudden as I thought it would be at the end. 

 

The villains were used well and enjoyable to see in action. Pre-Rhino and Rhino were lots of fun to watch. Paul Italian-name really had fun with that role. 

 

Spider-man himself? AWESOME. That costume and that attitude were INCREDIBLY entertaining. 

 

This movie just topped the Raimi films for me, and I really wasn't expecting that to happen. 

 

 

EDIT: My only question: I may have missed it, but how did Harry find out Peter was Spider-man? 


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Posted 25 August 2014 - 08:46 PM

EDIT: My only question: I may have missed it, but how did Harry find out Peter was Spider-man? 

Yeah. He put two and two together when he saw Gwen with Spider-Man.


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#566 Doin It To Ham

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 08:57 PM

I guess they do set that up early enough in the movie with the elevator scene between Harry and Gwen. 

 

I really, really liked this film. I just went back and read most of the criticisms in this thread and...well, they just don't work for me. Not gonna argue anyone's opinions on a movie, but I feel like I wasted half an hour reading a lot of those arguments against it. 



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Posted 28 August 2014 - 09:01 PM

It's an enjoyable movie and as you say, the spiderman bits are, well, amazing. It'as just the whole 'Parker Parents' side plot that pads the film out in a way that doesn't matter and I generally didn't care for that spoilt it for me.


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Posted 31 August 2014 - 08:33 PM

I enjoyed those bits well enough. And I thought they were kinda important to the whole "this is why the spider venom took to Peter so well" thing. Which ties into the goblin plot pretty heavily. 



#569 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 11 September 2014 - 12:04 PM

Andrew Garfield has something to say:

 

http://www.slashfilm...g-spider-man-2/


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#570 Undead Scottsman

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Posted 10 December 2014 - 02:04 AM

Apparently Sony and Marvel were in discussions to share the Spider-Man rights, but they fell through.  It would have possibly had Spider-Man to show up in Civil War, or even for Marvel to take over making the movies and Sony would just be the publisher.

 

http://blogs.wsj.com...ovie-crossover/


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Posted 10 December 2014 - 11:10 PM

http://www.comicbook.../news/?a=112229
 
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#572 Ironbite

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Posted 10 December 2014 - 11:14 PM

If that happens.......


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#573 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 10 December 2014 - 11:15 PM

What pants?


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#574 Shadewing

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Posted 10 December 2014 - 11:25 PM

What pants?

 

I think we've suspected that about you for a while now... :p


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Posted 10 December 2014 - 11:47 PM

Have you tried getting paint stains out of clothes?


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#576 Cheetimus Primal

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Posted 11 December 2014 - 02:47 AM

Nah, I just don't wear my favorite clothes while I work.


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Posted 11 December 2014 - 06:23 AM

Nah, I just don't wear my clothes while I work.

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Posted 11 December 2014 - 10:17 PM

Rumor comes from Latino Review, who regularly make crap up, so I wouldn't put too much stock in it.

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Posted 12 December 2014 - 08:56 AM

I am reading that in Mallory Archer's voice.


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Posted 12 December 2014 - 06:31 PM

 

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