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@  Otaku : (19 May 2018 - 02:17 PM)

@TM2-Megatron Yeah, it is like @TheMightyMollusk says. The catch is that usually means they can contain beef, and I confirmed it by pushing my luck. XD So... yeah, if going to the theater was about watching the film, it might be worth potentially resting on the balls of my feet while technically sitting in the chair, but put it all together... and I just wait to watch it at home. Oh, and ticket prices, always ticket prices.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2018 - 10:24 AM)

woot woot! Korean barbeque for dinner!

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 May 2018 - 05:51 AM)

It's meat scraps. Whatever's left over from cutting up the more choice cuts.

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 May 2018 - 11:26 PM)

Well, the hot dogs Cineplex has (pretty much our only big theatre chain) around here are quite good, but I have no idea of the composition, and honestly, it's probably better that way.

@  Otaku : (18 May 2018 - 10:01 PM)

@TM2-Megatron In my case, shouldn't risk the hot dogs, either. Maybe if they are guaranteed to contain NO beef (can't digest it anymore >_<).

@  Waspinator : (18 May 2018 - 08:12 PM)

Semper ubi sub ubi

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 01:18 PM)

Then classmate, I mean.

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 01:18 PM)

A classmate of mine once did one: Asked for the English term for [underpants], he replied "underground trousers".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 May 2018 - 10:10 AM)

Urkomisch!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 May 2018 - 10:10 AM)

@Nevermore First time I have ever heard of this, but it sounds awesome!

@  Arazyr : (18 May 2018 - 08:39 AM)

We did that amongst ourselves in German class in college. We just called it "Germish", though.

@  Shrug : (18 May 2018 - 07:01 AM)

Nevermore, you've peaked my interest and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 04:04 AM)

The term itself is an example: "English for Runaways" is supposed to mean "English for advanced speakers".

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 04:03 AM)

Think of it as the German variety of Engrish, only done completely on purpose for maximum hilarity. The target audience are bilingual German native speakers who a) understand the intended meaning and b) realize the absurdness of the end result.

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 04:02 AM)

It's basically the official unofficial term for deliberate mistranslations between German and English, done for the lulz.

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 04:01 AM)

Has anyone ever heard of the term "English for Runaways"?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 May 2018 - 01:13 AM)

Okay... Seriously.. The Mystic Knights need a DVD release already.. I keep seeing them pop up in the most random of places.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (18 May 2018 - 01:03 AM)

Unfortunately no Squidkids at Sea World so no splat zones. Now that would have been a good brand deal to advertise in the park, and would have made more brand sense than friggin' Mystic Knights of Tir Na Nog.

@  Paladin : (17 May 2018 - 07:52 PM)

i think that's where the orcas jump & land on the trainers in protest to their horrible treatment

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 May 2018 - 06:53 PM)

Splat zones? ;)

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 May 2018 - 05:05 PM)

It was wet from gallons of salt water. Splash zones, man.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 May 2018 - 04:46 PM)

Only if you're classy.

@  Paladin : (17 May 2018 - 04:42 PM)

do you serve orca meat with butter?

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 May 2018 - 03:57 PM)

I hope it was wet from butter

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 May 2018 - 01:06 AM)

I used to work at Sea World in Florida, in the stroller rental warehouse, where we would regularly have to hose wet popcorn out of strollers. Popcorn hasn't really appealed to me since.

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 May 2018 - 07:36 PM)

Mine got the HP Pavilion Gaming 15" Green light laptop...and I can't find anything about it except the press release and HP's own website options.

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 May 2018 - 07:35 PM)

Always bemusing to find a new laptop series at Walmart and then can't find ANYTHING online about it except for the press releases

@  Paladin : (16 May 2018 - 06:52 PM)

still sounds preferable to "The Hobbit."

@  wonko the sane? : (16 May 2018 - 06:15 PM)

I once farted so rank the guy behind me walked out of the lord of rings movie. Told my brother someone needed to sew my ass shut on his way out.

@  TM2-Megatron : (16 May 2018 - 06:15 PM)

If I couldn't eat popcorn, I have to admit that would remove part of the appeal for my going, as well. Although the theatre chain up here still has decent hot dogs, I guess

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 May 2018 - 06:12 PM)

Yeah.. Stomach issues is one of the big medical reasons for me as well.

@  Otaku : (16 May 2018 - 05:55 PM)

I rarely go to movie theaters anymore: besides being too fat to sit comfortably in the seats, I have digestive health issues. No popcorn at all. >_<

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 May 2018 - 05:26 PM)

Medical reasons.

@  Telly : (16 May 2018 - 12:49 PM)

why?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 May 2018 - 04:37 PM)

I can't even go the theater anymore really.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 May 2018 - 03:29 PM)

Personally, I like the short wait. As much as I still enjoy going to the theatre, I also like getting movies at home as soon as possible

@  Bass X0 : (15 May 2018 - 03:12 PM)

Just found out John Mahoney (Martin Crane in Frasier) died earlier this year. That's sad.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 May 2018 - 02:59 PM)

I don't think I'm ever going to get used to the turn around time on new movies making it to home formats.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 May 2018 - 02:37 PM)

Only for Steelbooks and whatnot, anyway

@  Telly : (15 May 2018 - 02:23 PM)

picked up black panther on bluray. walmart had little signs next to the price sticker saying theyre actually limiting copies of it to 2 per customer. ive never seen that on a movie before

@  Steevy Maximus : (14 May 2018 - 03:34 PM)

And I get to keep the vehicle with its 43,130 miles!

@  Steevy Maximus : (14 May 2018 - 03:34 PM)

Cha-CHING! My "total loss" PT Cruiser (with some hail damage from last year with a $4200 repair bill for cosmetic damage) netted me a $6000 payday with a clear title since it is over 10 years old!

@  Locoman : (14 May 2018 - 01:36 PM)

Yes. The authorities have been notified of your predilections. Remain where you are.

@  RichardT1977 : (14 May 2018 - 11:53 AM)

Is it wrong that I want to refer to PotP Inferno's combiner form as Phoenix King?

@  Paladin : (14 May 2018 - 07:33 AM)

more and more i'm starting to wish i'd become an alcoholic years ago.

@  Otaku : (14 May 2018 - 06:31 AM)

The sad thing is that I sometimes think a little social drinking by others puts us on even footing. I'm sure you're all shocked (which emoticon do i use for sarcasm again?) that I'm not good at social situations, and either I clam up or say too much, can't read the room, etc.? XP

@  Nevermore : (14 May 2018 - 12:21 AM)

I don't drink for a variety of reasons. Family alcoholism, can't stand the smell, don't like what it does to people, etc.

@  Waspinator : (13 May 2018 - 11:15 PM)

It's not always other people caring about you not drinking that makes it awkward. You can make yourself feel awkward by not doing something everyone else is doing without anyone even trying to make you do it. Peer pressure doesn't have to be intentional, the desire to fit in can make you do it to yourself.

@  Plokatron : (13 May 2018 - 10:57 PM)

@Pennpenn Same here. I just don't see a need to drink hard stuff even if it's as simple as one sip. Two reasons one I'd probably be as much a lightweight as Doc. Brown and two my uncle was killed in a car wreck due to a drunk driver and I've made a promise to my mother to never drink unless it's very special. I'm even less tolerant of Smoking or chewing Tabaco since my dad had cancer twice due to chewing learned his lesson after he survived round two. And before I get the naysayers on this the doctors specified to him that it was chewing that screwed him up. His genes did have a possible trigger in them that coulc of gone off but according to the docs it only mutated after he started chewing.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 May 2018 - 08:06 PM)

I have enough problems with Diabetes messing with me.. Don't need alcohol adding to it. ;)


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#1 Walky

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:11 AM

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:15 AM

Revealed at TOYFAIR... and your local toystores a month ago...

>_> don't know if I should get my hopes up for something we don't know about or not.

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:17 AM

Woohoo! I can't wait to experience brands across multiple platforms!

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:17 AM

How much of the event allows photography vs. not?
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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:40 AM


Usually pretty much everythign is shown publicly with pics.

Been waiting for this press release to start toy fair running.

Wish it was more interesting. Beast Hunters are super old news and Contructibots are a good idea executed in the most derivitive and boring way imaginable to me. No interest there.

Not too disapointed that the press release is a snore. I'm fairly sure there will be some new BH stuff and fairly hopefull there'll be some new Generations stuff to see this weekend. (Comic packs I hope. I wonder what the chances of a 3rd wave of Data Disks are?)


-ZacWilliam, I wonder if the Blizzard about to obliterate us here on the East Coast will get in the way of Hasbro toy fair coverage. I've really been dieing to see new stuff.

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:50 AM

Doesn't Hasbro hold onto most of the really juicy reveals until BotCon?

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:51 AM

Man, screw Transformers, I want that Kre-O Enterprise.

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Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:52 AM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Feb 7 2013, 10:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
-ZacWilliam, I wonder if the Blizzard about to obliterate us here on the East Coast will get in the way of Hasbro toy fair coverage. I've really been dieing to see new stuff.

I'm wondering as NY will likely have at least a foot of snow. I know I'm probably going to be buried in 2 feet. If all this happens I won't be able to provide coverage.

I'm hoping that they some how push it back to next weekend.

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:53 AM

QUOTE(BeltlineYYC @ Feb 7 2013, 10:50 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Doesn't Hasbro hold onto most of the really juicy reveals until BotCon?


No.

Toy Fair is the place where they show all the big upcoming stuff to the Retail buyers to get the toys into stores. Not doing that to save reveals for "the fans" would be a terrible idea buisness wise.


-ZacWilliam, sure we se new stuff at Botcon that wasn't at toyfair but it's ussually stuff from much further down the line to the point that it wouldn't be available to show at Toy Fair yet.
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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:01 AM

Well then bring on the pics and news. (Please)
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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:04 AM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 7 2013, 10:52 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm hoping that they some how push it back to next weekend.

Hasbro has never delayed a Toy Fair event: Saturday afternoon's your only chance.
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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:06 AM

Toy Fair starts on Sunday, yes?

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:07 AM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Feb 7 2013, 10:52 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Feb 7 2013, 10:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
-ZacWilliam, I wonder if the Blizzard about to obliterate us here on the East Coast will get in the way of Hasbro toy fair coverage. I've really been dieing to see new stuff.

I'm wondering as NY will likely have at least a foot of snow. I know I'm probably going to be buried in 2 feet. If all this happens I won't be able to provide coverage.

I'm hoping that they some how push it back to next weekend.

Randy



Is there any way you can head into the city now? If you have to be snowed in a blizzard you might as well be snowed in Toy Fair. icon-arcee.gif

Joking, but this is a concern coverage wise.

Hasbro's official Transformers Facebook page has promised pics/coverage. I wonder if they have the official image packets of the reveals if they'd still post those even if the Blizzard closes Toy Fair.


-ZacWilliam, not sure what the proceedure/likelyhood of cancellation-rescheduling is. Ususally these things are big presentations and the venues well booked, I'm not sure if rescheduling is possible. Hopefully it will work out. (I wanna see new toys! icon-arcee.gif ) We'll see...
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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:20 AM

IT BEGINS

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:21 AM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Feb 7 2013, 10:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Usually pretty much everythign is shown publicly with pics.

Isn't the presentation supposed to be off-limits?
Someone normally takes pictures of it anyway, but it might be a thing that's not guaranteed.

QUOTE(BeltlineYYC @ Feb 7 2013, 10:50 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Doesn't Hasbro hold onto most of the really juicy reveals until BotCon?


We've gotten some pretty good reveals in the past. Generations Straxus/Darkmount comes to mind.
We also often see stuff on display that we've only gotten listings/blurry photos of before.


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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:22 AM

I personally have never known Hasbro to delay an event, regardless of the weather, so honestly, if you can't make it in on Saturday afternoon, it's likely there won't be an alternative.

Personally, I feel worse for the Mommy Bloggers: their appointment's usually right before ours. At least we'll have a few hours to get shoveled out, since the snow's due to end in the metro NY area by 9 AM Saturday. We'll see!
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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:26 AM

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IT BEGINS


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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:30 AM

Come on Beast Hunters Arcee.
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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:35 AM

I was going to be there with Randy to cover this but with this snow coming in I don't know. I kinda need to make a decision tonight due to the hotel I booked.
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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:36 AM

QUOTE(NightViper @ Feb 7 2013, 12:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Esser-Z @ Feb 7 2013, 11:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
IT BEGINS


IN THE BACK OF YOUR PANTS


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Edited by TriBlurr, 07 February 2013 - 11:41 AM.