WTF @ TFW - 351 - April 9 2015

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  1. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    WTF @ TFW - 351 - April 9 2015

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    The most tired Vangelus and the most healed Seth Buzzard drop some armbars and star some sabres.

    - Opening
    - Intro
    - Devastator is clearly drunk at the 32nd ABRIN Latin America Toy Show
    - New Pic Picks
    - Botcon 2015 Battletrap
    - Listener Question from The DF
    - Intermission
    - What We Got This Week
    - Ending and Outro

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  2. MrByatis

    MrByatis Questioning Rumble

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    I can see no problems with scientists kowtowing to the will of the public.
     
  3. excelhedge

    excelhedge Overseer of Weird

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    How can California be out of Water? It's next to the Freaking Ocean! Just purify the ocean water and Drink up!
     
  4. GWolfv2

    GWolfv2 Deathsaurus - A name you can trust for peace

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    Triceratops...isn't...mixed...with...Torosaurus...if I hear that...one more time...I am GOING to HURT someone.
     
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    The "announcement" was so infuriating because literally every headline would fuck it up, while the actual content would often but not always explain that Triceratops would remain no matter what happened. But of course, attention-grabbing headlines and clickbait! No one would weep for Torosaurus.

    Similar thing with the "news" that Kinder Surprise-type candies was no longer banned in the US, when it totally still is. Only difference was a competitor finally settled on the painfully obvious solution of not fully coating the plastic egg in chocolate.
     
  7. dasaffe

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    Glad you're back Seth. You bring the funny.
     
  8. GAUGE

    GAUGE ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Meh.

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    Had to be done. :D 

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  9. openchallenge

    openchallenge No way!

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    I got my Mezco one:12 Batman today. one of the wires for posing the cape fell off the stand immediately. I contacted Mezco about it, hopefully they can tell me how to fix it or send me a new part. But I really don't feel like messing with the figure anymore, it's in look but don't touch status.

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  10. abuddah

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    Welcome to the Marvel Legends Podcast!

    Also, in all my superhero mispronounciations, never have I heard someone say Hank *PIEM*. Is that a Canada thing?
     
  11. Gojira Prime

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    Mezco actually did a lot of good stuff with Hellboy back when they had the license. I only ever got the Movie trenchcoat Hellboy, but that figure has held up really well and I still wish I could find the comic version for a good price.

    Between everything I'm hearing about this Batman and the hype around their Mortal Kombat stuff, there seems to be a return to form for them, which I'm really happy about. I lusted over all their Hellboy stuff back in the day and to see them lapse into the stuff they did with Breaking Bad, Axe Cop, etc. was disappointing.
     
  12. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    Being reminded of their Hellboy stuff makes One:12 and Mortal Kombat make a lot more sense to me. I feel like their nerd hummel phase must've been some kind of resource-building stopgap.
     
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    What the podcast vangelus said he on talk about the idw comics because that sounded interesting
     
  14. Rikerwota

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    A someone who is also going to be attending my first convention at TFcon this year, I appreciated the listener question.

    I'm a bit of an introvert, and also a relative newcomer to Canada from New Zealand (4 years, but still...)

    I haven't had much opportunity to make friends (online or otherwise), so I won't know anyone there. I have heard the legendary tales of TacBac and the Karaoke, so I'm up for giving this socialising thing a go.

    I'm going to be staying from the Thursday to the Monday, so I hope to get a chance to say 'hi' to all the good people at TFW :) 
     
  15. T4mercustomz

    T4mercustomz Genus time! TFW2005 Supporter

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    As for the listener question I had tons of anxiety going to my first tfcon in 2013 but just sitting down in the lobby on Friday afternoon with other fans playing with vangelus' constructbots blitzwing was the easiest in the world. It's super easy to just bring up a current figure like Seth said.
     
  16. Seth Buzzard

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    I have to say I had a leg up when I went to my first Botcon because i was already a mod from doing Them Funny Robots so I had in an in with a lot of people even though I hadn't met any of them in person yet.

    That being said, every con I have ever been to there has been at lest one person that was in no way part of the group before that became part of the group during.
     
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    About the Botcon reveal vids: apparently surprise egg reveal videos are a thing on youtube, completely unrelated to Easter. They're usually covered in sculpted playdough. I dunno, I'm just presenting the facts. I think this is a bizarre attempt to draw in a child audience...? Maybe?
     
  18. Aaron

    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    Desalinization is an expensive energy intensive process. It costs 5 to 10 times the amount of traditional water sources, though that's down from the 100 fold cost it was around 2000. I know that at one point in time Las Vegas was looking at paying for a desalinization plant for Los Angeles to pay for a portion of the water that gets sent to there. The better place to try and conserve that water still lies with the farmers and revising the antiquated system of water rights where it is a use it or lose it system that doesn't reward conservation.
     
  19. Seth Buzzard

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    Instead Californians are being sold a catch phrase; "brown is the new green" and that it's cool to have a brown yard.

    Now that's all good, a green yard is a luxury but it's not going to fix anything long term.
     
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