The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    Definitely think this will be my definitive G1 OP once i buy it (after I get UT Challenger)....the TE version has a more accurate truck mode/paintjob but I am sure toyhax will sort out those silver stripes on this one
     
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  2. Lothar Hex

    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    I disagree with MovieBob on general principle. I liked Spidey 2...but that was mainly because Molina was an excellent villian. Everything else was better in Homecoming.
     
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    @Recon734,
    Glad your exam went well, really hope you can get that situation with the train ticket sorted because it's utter bollocks.

    @Ottertron,
    Thanks for posting your thoughts on the Magic Square MP scale Optimus, hopefully their Legends one captures at least some of the better parts of it.
     
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  4. Insurgent

    Insurgent The Amazing Tango Mysterio

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    That's bloody aweful. I'd have challenged him. You were unable to purchase the ticket at your departure, so you were purchasing it upon arrival. You were actually at the desk, in the process of purchasing the ticket.


    Hmmm. Watched Megatron's scenes from 07 to get an idea of the paint job, and just realised he actually has a gold body under his silver armour. Never noticed gold on him beyond his forearm when it transforms into cannon mode. He also has gold highlights on his knees. So there we go.
     
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  5. motorthing

    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    Former Transport Worker here: I'm not familiar with the layout there, but if you were on the Booking Office/Non Penalty Fare zone (there will be signs up even if they're tiny) side of the ticket barrier nobody can charge you a "penalty."

    If no means of accepting your fare were available to you at the start point of your journey there are still bye-laws that allow you to claim "permit to travel" meaning you'll pay your fare "at the first available facility on your journey." Unless that's something that's been junked by an actual a amendment to the Transport Act (it's a Tory Fucking Govt, anything is possible and I've been out of the Management Game on the Railways for over four years) nobody should get clobbered for trying to pay their fare under any circs.

    Appeal, refer Northern Fail to their own bye-laws of carriage and threaten to claim for hurt, distress, victimisation and time wasted before an important life event. And insist you get an apology from a Manager.

    Absolutely no Robots at all.
     
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  6. Recon734

    Recon734 Mnemosurgeon

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    I'm going to look for the sign on my next visit. I was definitely on the other side of the barrier, of course. Ugh, it's just a really ridiculous situation really. Thanks for your insight!
     
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  7. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    Shout-out to local TF Reviewer ome9asupreme, I've just done a new logo and intro for his channel that I'm really proud of. Check it out and drop him a sub, his reviews are lovely and chilled!

     
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  8. Blueshift

    Blueshift Bloop

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    Found a Roadburn for 10p in B&M (receipt shows it is specifically against the legends figures, manager said they were deep discounting old stock from their warehouse)

    Blueshift on Twitter
     
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    Great intro, looks really good.
     
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    Love love love love love it. That finish is just what I've always wanted a prime to look like.
    How are Magic Square for keeping up with demand?

    Was hoping Phoenix would be releasing sooner, may need to sell it on when it arrives as there's too many others I want.
     
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  11. Underlord

    Underlord Frontier Psychiatrist.

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    Yes. Yes, you do.
     
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  12. incapable hulk

    incapable hulk I am the Liquor

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    Where can one find them to purchase?
     
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    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    See, we open our mouths, say something definitive and a week later we are eating those very words.......

    "There aren't any Characters left I care enough about to spend £100+ on anymore......."

    And then I cop an eyeful of that Planet X Kadmos (which I assume is their Star Sabre.....) and think "PWWHOAR........I would......"
     
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    Underlord Frontier Psychiatrist.

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    Cheapest from hzj on the E Bay, I believe, slightly cheaper unboxed too but that's not a risk I'd want to run meself YMMV. Links are to the boxed version of each, just go to his profile if you dare go unboxed for those listings MS02 & 03 respectively. EDIT: Scratch that, @Underlord's link is better!
    Looks mint but no smaller Sabre, no dice for me.

    Pshaw! to Backwards compatibility, Forwards Compatibility is what's in now but then but NOW!
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    Also to go a bit George's Secret Spaces, I don't believe I've yet shown off the interior redecoration!
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  16. doucoo

    doucoo U're an idiot Starscream!

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    is that ft phoenix? I will take him off your hands if you are selling.
     
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  17. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong.

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    Yeah boiiii.

    I've given the Studio Series Jazz I grabbed yesterday a touch of paint! Molotow chrome on the rims!

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    But it means I can't really touch it for a week now. :( 
     
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    It is indeed but once it's actually in my possession it may be hard to give it up. At least it's already paid for just hope it isn't delayed too long.
     
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  19. Imperator

    Imperator Be like Optimus, wear a mask.

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    Yeah, I saw that one, but he’s missing the combined mode crotch or similar, hence the astonishing reasonableness of the price.

    I never liked Tobey Macguire as Spider-Man. He was always angsty, never having fun as a superhero. By the time Spider-Man 3 was out and everyone was bemoaning “emo Parker” I was wondering why that one was a problem but the other two were not. Andrew Garfield made a better Spider-Man (despite being waaay too old) but sadly the second movie was just a bit naff. So yeah, Tom Holland all the way.

    But the lack of any Tony Stark makes me nervous, you know?
     
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  20. Sixo

    Sixo Canonical

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    Some preview pics from my "best of 2018" list - you can find a link to the rest in my sig below. :) 

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