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@  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.

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 03:38 AM)

I haven't gone 4K yet, I'm a rebel.

@  Ashley : (07 January 2020 - 11:50 PM)

the comic theme is amazing

@  Bass X0 : (07 January 2020 - 03:18 PM)

Sounds like Victor Caroli but I’m not sure.

@  Bass X0 : (07 January 2020 - 02:35 PM)

Should I recognise the narrator of the Mutant Hunt trailer?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 January 2020 - 04:30 AM)

I got me Titans Return Blaster, now watch them unveil Earthrise Blaster and Generations Perceptor, a retool of Titans Blaster.

@  ThunderWear : (06 January 2020 - 10:22 PM)

I recently switched to to the comic theme here at the Allspark and I'm so happy I just want to look at it.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (06 January 2020 - 08:12 AM)

Can you not take so many lines to say anything?

@  fourteenwings : (06 January 2020 - 07:47 AM)

Iunno, maybe people having unique pronunciations of things re:how they understand language makes the world a more colourful place, rather than one where we correct every seemingly grievous error?

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 06:12 AM)

Others insist on "Michael Yackson".

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 06:01 AM)

Because the very combination of those sounds is unknown to them, and thus they avoid it as if it were contagious.

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 06:00 AM)

For example, the English "J" sound consists of sounds that exist in German: Basically, it's just a "d" sound followed by a very soft "sh". Yet there are many Germans who insist on calling the late King of Pop "Michael Checkson".

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 05:58 AM)

I'm talking about names that should pe easily pronouncable if you just bothered to pay attention to how it's done correctly instead of insisting on "I speak X language and this is how I prounounce it!"

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 05:57 AM)

I'm not even talking about foreign names that have sounds that don't exist in the speaker's language.

@  Nevermore : (06 January 2020 - 05:56 AM)

Something that really irks me is when people are persistently ignorant about the correct pronunciation of foreign names, especially when it's people they either admire or frequently interact with on a daily basis.

@  Agamus : (05 January 2020 - 09:22 PM)

wait this isn't the search bar

@  Agamus : (05 January 2020 - 09:22 PM)

hard-to-find-media

@  Chromedome113 : (05 January 2020 - 04:12 PM)

I watched it on blu ray the other day, I noticed that too, but I just rememberd it being Bi ote in the trailer


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#54501 tec

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Posted 07 November 2019 - 05:59 PM

Siege Mirage got!! he is ok...the spoiler is to far forward and needs to be back a bit to hide the fake chest also another knock on him


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Posted 08 November 2019 - 11:25 AM

so yep, I called it... Soundblaster at my walmart before Soundwave. LOL

 

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 12:49 PM

Good choice


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Posted 08 November 2019 - 01:05 PM

Saw the exclusives at another Walmart. The cel-shading effect works better on Prime than on Megatron, but I don't feel any great need for either of them.

Also saw a returned Studio Series Drift copter without the inner packaging tray, just rattling around in the box. And a Siege Springer half-transformed and awkwardly jammed back into the package. It's that time of year again.

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 01:44 PM

Also saw a returned Studio Series Drift copter without the inner packaging tray, just rattling around in the box. And a Siege Springer half-transformed and awkwardly jammed back into the package. It's that time of year again.

This may be part of the reason why Walmart is so reluctant to stock Transformers, all the selfish manchildren exploiting the return policy for free shit has tricked Walmart into thinking that most people just end up returning Transformers products and eat into their profit margins.


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Posted 08 November 2019 - 01:46 PM

literally both examples tmm gave have the toy in the package

 

but aside do you really think walmart corporate gives a shit about any of this or if they're even aware?

 

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 01:57 PM

Are they not examples of people buying the toys and returning broken, unrelated toys in the packaging? Not that anyone is going to buy a toy that was opened and broken even if they're in the correct packaging.


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Posted 08 November 2019 - 02:14 PM

no.. both of them are examples of the toy being returned in its own box without anything missing other than a plastic tray.

 

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 02:17 PM

reading comprehension is hard i know


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Posted 08 November 2019 - 02:29 PM

maybe we need to ask Kal to make the standard font size bigger



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Posted 08 November 2019 - 02:30 PM

Even if the toys are in the correct packaging, I don't think anyone's going to buy a toy that was clearly opened and played with, so it's still a net loss for the store.


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Posted 08 November 2019 - 02:34 PM

I almost red is as Gen Springer being jammed into a box as well thinking a toy swap myself to be fair so lets ease off a tad shall we?


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Posted 08 November 2019 - 02:35 PM

They were both the correct toy in the package. The Drift was marked down, but I wasn't sure if it was complete (and don't really want the toy anyway). Springer had the tray, he was just kinda awkwardly jammed into it.

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 02:41 PM

I read "No tray" and "Awkwardly jammed into the tray" to mean they were different toys that weren't supposed to go in those trays.


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Posted 08 November 2019 - 03:14 PM

I almost red is as Gen Springer being jammed into a box as well thinking a toy swap myself to be fair so lets ease off a tad shall we?

Anyone who turned in a Gens Springer for a Siege one, I'd just feel bad for them. Whatever kid picked that up later was ripping them off. 


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Posted 08 November 2019 - 03:52 PM

The only toy swap I've ever encountered was that Combiner Wars Ultra Magnus that had parts from the Takara version swapped onto it. It looked factory sealed too. Just bizarre.

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 04:21 PM

I once saw a blue block of wood in a Cybertron Mudflap box.

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 04:28 PM

I wish I had taken a pic at the time. It was a literal block of wood in the box. I think it was at Kmart? I wonder if the return people even noticed, or didn't say anything to avoid angering the person returning it.

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 04:34 PM

Even if the store noticed, they'd just write it off as damaged merchandise and toss it. They don't care.

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 04:38 PM

I love how the wood was blue, makes it sound like the scammer was an idiot who actually tried to pass it off as the toy in a really stupid way.


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