The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. incapable hulk

    incapable hulk I am the Liquor

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    And me...but I won't hold a grudge ;) 

    "All hail the golden one"

    "Kev! Mate, put the kettle on...and what's the Villa score?"

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    Loosecannon Cos I know I'm right...

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    Was TFN announced for next year?
     
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    The Armada fanzine given out at the Toy Fu table is now online with some extra bonus content. Check it out if you didn't manage to get a copy! armada fanzine 2017 final.pdf

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    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    "I can reliably inform you that they are losing, as usual."

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    I think this years was announced Feb/March? It gives them time to firm up stuff with the hotel and have something concrete to announce.

    Pure speculation on my part though!
     
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    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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    Great summary mate, the Octane and comic art really is very special and I appreciate it a huge amount.

    Sorry the Brave panel was a disappointment, I was pretty sure I announced a time for the panel in the main hall right there and then at the beginning and end of the abortive Friday panel. The second Brave panel on Sat was awesome, though I could ill afford more time away from my stall.

    Great weekend, far too busy, and didn't get time to properly speak to anyone as much as I wanted to, but the highlights (other than G2 Spider Octane) were probably Scubaboy and Colin (Specimen 17) putting stickers on brand new MISB Brave toys as we talked shit while I struggled to get the cabinets ready on Friday night.
     
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    incapable hulk I am the Liquor

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    Ahahah. Not started well have they. Terry's leg appear incapable of moving...
     
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    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    It's like he's in quicksand Liam! And a year today we lost Dalian Atkinson... what I'd give for him to be playing now in his 1993 guise!!!

    God I'm old.

    Terry is like the Ironhide of defenders, slow, but will put his head in where it hurts.

    Going to open Sqweeks at some point this week. Looking forward to that little Wall:E rip off.
     
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    That is hilarious. I don't know toy fu, so they have an online shop?
     
  10. Blueshift

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    No, we just show up at TF Nation every year (and Roll Out Roll Call whilst that was going on). All the profits raised go to the charity Mary's Meals. I've been making some fanzines to hand out free (paid for out of my own pocket, not the takings!!) with purchases as an added bonus and a bit of fun!

    Edit: Just digging around my photo albums as I remembered something! 2011 was OVERLORD MOUNTAIN when we turned up to Auto Assembly with 11 Overlords. Sadly I only took a photo of 8 together as I'm rubbish!

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    I got mine there maybe 2 months ago. Ordered the regular one and they accidentally sent me the 'War' variant. Which was nice.
     
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    Convoy 90's Robot

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    That's amazing, what a great way to use your hobby powers for good! The fanzine is funny is hell. Do you write it all yourself? Poor sideswipe! Just kidding, he's trash
     
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    I think they're out bit ill keep an eye on it. How is he? And what's the difference?
     
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    Nope, credits at the start! Some names people might recognise if they've been in uk fandom for a while! (And Ed and Gav were some of the guys who did the Animated comic this year!) I prefer to do stuff as a community project rather than just me as that feels a bit vain!
     
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    Congrats on doing such an amazing job. If I can get to the next con it'd be great to grab your next zine, along with whatever goodies you have.
     
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    This guy scores high in the fiddle bot charts:

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    OK, new ponderings. What could make a good deluxe/voyager sized Turmoil?
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    Although he clearly turns into a tank, I think his body looks very Op, namely the legs and chest. And quite Scourgey

    @Maz I was looking for your Mmc Commotus review but Google isn't helping me. Any chance you can send me a link
     
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    I'm considering popping my shapeways cherry.

    My TR-Galvatron is in desperate need of something. @Rotorstorm I believe you recommended something to me over the weekend, but I can't remember what it was called :-/

    Another other peeps that can school me on shipping times etc etc?
     
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    Could be wrong but I think....
    Comic Book Villains (MMC Anarchus & Commotus) – The Source Report

    ....could be what you're looking for.



    And Happy Birthday @Genetic
     
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    Shipping is UPS and usually around a week to a fortnight in my experience but quite expensive (IMO) compared to good ol' Royal Mail, so I usually go for multiple items for a Shapeways order over single items if I can help it.
    Particularly for heads n' faces I'd recommend either Frosted Detail or Black Hi-Def Acrylate for the nicer finishes.

    Oh, and don't forget to try the 'GREETINGS15' code at checkout for a small discount!
     
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