The UK Toy Discussion

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Boardwise, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. Jaicen

    Jaicen Well-Known Member

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    RE: Sideswipe's paint. Doesn't he have genuine Countach paint on him? I seem to recall that the 'licensed paint' was a big deal prior to release, whereupon it became a nasty little QC problem. Now, I know that you can't just go down to Halfords and pick up a touch up stick for a 1980 LP500, however, you can use the paint code to have a tester made up at your local paint specialists.

    Also, i'm back. Developed a major chest infection after last Saturday. Needless to say, it has not been a good week for me. MP Thundercracker arrived this morning though :) 
     
  2. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    Ugh, hope you're feeling better dude!!
     
  3. Cast

    Cast Roll the dice

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    Had that to, although mine turned into pneumonia and i've been stuck in hospital for most of the week so take a lot of medication and get some rest man cos that shit turns nasty.
     
  4. Sweeny

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    Hope you had a good time, the result was 1-1 but hopefully the Tequila will ease the disappointment. ;)  Forest have had a strange season, been like a bad soap opera but Billy will sort you lot out!

    Thanks for all the advice on painting Countachs. Although stupidly mentioned the bit about Pretty Woman to my missus, so guess what we're watching tomorrow night, doh!

    Fantastic TB, thanks for checking this out. Will get some ordered. Ta.

    As a Geordie living in Yorkshire, dont mind many accents as trust me the Geordie one can be bloody awful, but the Hull one is pretty bad. The dialect thing is weird round Barnsley and Donny but even in small villages round here it can vary to a ridiculous degree

    Don't get me started on the Leeds Ikea-parking is shocking, an absolute farce. But the saving grace is the huge TRU next door :) 

    Hope it clears up, sounds awful.
     
  5. Boardwise

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    Skyhammer is a fantastic figure. Really glad I picked him up as he's one of the better DOTM figures.
    I might get the Headrobots upgrade set (if we ever hear any news on it) to turn him into Highbrow, or I might just keep him as Skyhammer and get Highbrow from FP.

    One biscuit that matters. And that's a bourbon biscuit.

    :lolol 

    I went into Toys R Us Edinburgh and to my surprise I saw they had a whole lot of the FoC Data Disks (which look bad) and two MP Primes on the shelf.








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    Prime was only from TRU.
     
  6. Longwaysouth

    Longwaysouth Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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    Arsenal out of the FA Cup after losing 0-1 at home to Blackburn, thankfully I didn't go. Epic, epic, epic fail. :banghead:  :rolleyes2  Bayern Munich at home on Tuesday night... chances are slim to none. Wenger to leave in the summer if not sooner.

    Good news though: my belongings from the USA arrived this week so I know have FE Starscream amongst other TF goodness and he's awesome! Glad I picked him up instead of the Voyager. Other good news: my old manager called me on Friday afternoon and it's now almost certain that I'll get my old job back, hopefully to be confirmed after my "interview" next week. If all goes well then I'll be hitting the preorder button on Car Crash and T-Bone by next Saturday :D 
     
  7. stevil33

    stevil33 Well-known smartass mo fo

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    Your not the only one.
    I had to work in a different location yesterday which just happens to pass a TRU.......so I thought I'd stop off for a little looksy.
    Lets just say my bank account is now £99.99 lighter(no prizes for guessing what I bought!!)
    And for a figure I told myself I don't need or want!!
     
  8. Jaicen

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    Oh yeah man, I thought I was headed that was on Wed's morning so I had to go see a doctor. Definitely been a long time since i've been so ill. Hope you're doing ok in the Hospital, not been in since my crash in 2009 and I really don't want to go back! I guess you're missing out on MP10 in the wild too then?
     
  9. incapable hulk

    incapable hulk I am the Liquor

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    Behave, we all know that the yorkshire accent is second only to scouse in the worst accent in the uk.

    Talking to a yorkshireman takes 400% longer than anyone from any part of the uk. Its so slooooow

    Dudes cant even say say the word "water" right.

    Geoff Boycott has perhaps the worst, slowest accent in history.
     
  10. scubaboy31

    scubaboy31 Digital Gypsy

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    Boardwise, Stevil33, as much as you thought you didn't need him, MP Prime is an unregrettable purchase. Even at 100 notes.

    I'm still regretting not being able to pick up MP thundercracker for £60 though. Need some cash NAOW.

    Just been hit with the cost of the suit hire for my best mates wedding. thats another £80 I need to round up. (or £80 worth of toys I can't buy...)
     
  11. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Alright duck......

    ;) 

    However the Barnsley accent doesn't equal Yorkshire. Those dingles do sound daft tho by eck.
     
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    got mates in sheffield, and used to work for his dads firm based in barnsley. Feckin sales director, every sentence was 'love'

    'Alright love' how we doing love' 'How many new accounts love' - to the point it started creeping into my vocabulary. Ex Mrs always used to give me a dig whenever it slipped in lol.

    Looking forward to my MP Cracker now.Need to find an MP11 though this will be my ongoing dilemma.

    And there should be NO regrets on MP10. If you loved cartoon prime as a kid, hes worth every penny.
     
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    is that Creator Primus the one with silver on it?
     
  14. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Don't get me started on the dee dahs......bloody awful.
     
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    Rotorstorm OriginalRotorstorm Fanboy

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    I'd dispute that (being border south yorkshire) it does sound shit but at least you ccan understand what they're saying. It's not like Blackpool or Dundee where it takes 30 after speaking to realise what has been said.
     
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    Paint it green and call it Beast Hunters Breakdown. and say Shockwave used his CyberDNA techniques to remake him.

    Oh and it would be kind of awesome if when Laserback busts out of a lab he starts freeing all he other tanks and in one of the tanks is Cylas Breakdown who "Mysteriously vanishes".. that would compensate a little for the shoddy way that they handled that part of the show.

    As for the toy - he fits in the box in terms of dimensions so long as you fold his back plate down behind his legs. It's not like he's that different in size from Ultra Magnus, Dreadwing or Megatron.

    They should release him though - he's a good toy and people would I hope enjoy owning him (as I do)
     
  17. incapable hulk

    incapable hulk I am the Liquor

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    "Now then young man. Av been downt pit t'day. Ave been hearing about this ere t'internet. Can thee get reception down't well? Is that where the Watter is?"

    Dear Yorksire - we call it "water"



    ;) 


    Mrs is making French Martini's, im already messed up from a whole day of drinking...and vip forest tickets letting me drink whilst watching the match.

    Im admitting people to the liam room, one by one with a strict "look dont touch" rule.......purely for the toys

    Everyone wants to pick up Unicron


    Damn them, damn them all to hell.
     
  18. Killamarshan

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    Na then me ducks, wi all this bad marthin accents sarnds like we’ve all woke up wi badly rabbits. :) 

    Truth is the majority of the UK would struggle to tell the difference between a Donny and Notts accent … and probably a Yorkshire and East Midlands one.




    Late to the party but I’ve just opened up my MP10, and he’s mighty fine. Cover MP1’s ears but this has to be the definitive G1 Prime, a fantastic, almost faultless, toy.
     
  19. nemisispringer

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    Carnt seh am reyt impressed wi these digs at barnsley accent fellas. You lot ever been to brum nar thats an accent tha dunt wanna be ont receiving end oeer sounds like a fogoorn wi its knackers int fire.


    All this talk of accents reminds me of the mickey from alan partridge.
    Alan Partridge - Geordie accent problems - YouTube

    Particularly telling is the foppish pretensity of Partridge. There’s nothing wrong with making sure your pronunciation and annunciation are correct but passing judgement on others is rather crass and self important.

    Just my :2c: 
     
  20. incapable hulk

    incapable hulk I am the Liquor

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    Be fair, when you say East Midlands, you kind of have to deduct derby and derbyshire from that

    Because all they say is basically "sheep, sheep, sheep, shaggers"


    etc

    ;) 
     

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