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@  Maximus Ambus : (23 January 2020 - 08:42 AM)

Well we

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 January 2020 - 06:58 PM)

Bold of you all to assume we won't wipe ourselves out in 50 years.

@  Benbot : (22 January 2020 - 04:27 PM)

There will be no UBI, people will just live in a ditch while they celebrate owning the libs.

@  Rycochet : (22 January 2020 - 03:24 PM)

In 50 years, retail will be dead because all stores are staffless fully automated operations controlled by Amazon. The UBI will be less than a fifth of what it actually costs to live after two decades of cuts and.a steadfast refusal to match inflation.

@  Maximus Ambus : (22 January 2020 - 02:55 PM)

In fifty years retail will be a thing of the past through robots, printers and Universal Basic Income.

@  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.


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#1 TM2 Dinobot

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 09:56 AM

Feathers? FEATHERS?! FEATHERS?!?!




Edited by TM2 Dinobot, 28 January 2013 - 09:56 AM.


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:03 AM

Feathers!
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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:29 AM

While a generally prefer my dinosaurs to be featherless. I like your take here. Especially on Dinobot.

Its always nice to see some Beast era love.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:34 AM

The feathers are awesome. This is awesome. I await more awesomeness.
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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:20 PM

Posting because AWESOME FEATHERS.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:35 PM

Agreed. Love the feathers. icon-ironhide.gif

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:44 PM

I don't get the feather hate.
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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:01 PM

The feathers own!

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:04 PM

Speaking for myself here, I'm just more.....nostalgic for the more reptilian Dinosaur designs. I recognize and accept that current research and discovery points to many species having feathers. I just prefer the the old reptile look for asthetics reasons.

I still like what weremole has done here though.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:12 PM

I'm with TriBlurr. Though for me, it's quite simple.

Silly bird dino. Six foot turkey indeed.


HOLY CRAP THE PURE IMAGE OF DEATH INCARNATE THAT HAUNTED MY NIGHTMARES FOR A DECADE!!!


I'm not out and out knocking feathered dinos. They're just... gross.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:16 PM

Yeah Feathered Dinos just look completely ridiculous, and I'll never be able to take them seriously.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 06:00 PM

Too bad. That's what they looked like.

I echo the feather-enthusiasm!

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 09:51 PM

You feather-denialists might as well say they all ate plants and lived 6,000 years ago if you want to keep going in that direction. I for one an happy to learn more about them in any way it works out.

The feathers rule, Weremole, and as usual your art is distinct and very nice to look at. I'm really digging the use of the "alternate" heads early Beast Wars toys had as well. I'd love to see your interpretation of the Maximals.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 09:54 PM

QUOTE(Database @ Jan 28 2013, 01:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah Feathered Dinos just look completely ridiculous, and I'll never be able to take them seriously.


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:46 PM

QUOTE(CORVUS @ Jan 28 2013, 09:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Database @ Jan 28 2013, 01:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah Feathered Dinos just look completely ridiculous, and I'll never be able to take them seriously.




yeah, Three stooges level is about the level of seriousness I assign to feathered Dinos.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:48 PM

QUOTE(Database @ Jan 28 2013, 10:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(CORVUS @ Jan 28 2013, 09:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Database @ Jan 28 2013, 01:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah Feathered Dinos just look completely ridiculous, and I'll never be able to take them seriously.




yeah, Three stooges level is about the level of seriousness I assign to feathered Dinos.

It's funny how we can be all for secince and progress until it gets in the way of nostalgia.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:20 PM

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It's funny how we can be all for secince and progress until it gets in the way of nostalgia.


Indeed.

I'm sure Raptors would be more terrifying if they had chainsaws for feet too..but that's not what they looked like.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:26 PM

I'd just like to state that I do like that we have learned all this new information about them. I think its neat we know more about what they looked like. I encourage the further study of the past. Hell, when I was a kid I wanted to be a paleontologist....I was one of two kids who actually knew what that word meant. Does that mean I'm not allowed to prefer their old appearance from a visual stand point? I think not.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:27 PM

QUOTE(Smitty @ Jan 28 2013, 10:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's funny how we can be all for science and progress until it gets in the way of nostalgia.

Fixed, and Seriously. Great point Smitty.

QUOTE(TriBlurr @ Jan 28 2013, 11:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd just like to state that I do like that we have learned all this new information about them. I think its neat we know more about what they looked like. I encourage the further study of the past. Hell, when I was a kid I wanted to be a paleontologist....I was one of two kids who actually knew what that word meant. Does that mean I'm not allowed to prefer their old appearance from a visual stand point? I think not.

That's absolutely fine. You still appreciated the artwork and said as much, whereas Database used terms like "stupider" and "ridiculous" in reference to feathered Dinos. Big difference.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:45 PM

QUOTE(Smitty @ Jan 28 2013, 10:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's funny how we can be all for secince and progress until it gets in the way of nostalgia.


I'm all for science until it makes things look bad parody out of Mad Magazine. I haven't ever seen any art of feathered dinos that makes the idea look respectable.

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