The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Basilisk

    Basilisk It will give you infinite pleasure!

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    does anyone here have a Reveal the Shield Windcharger? I need a replacement as mine is missing. But I'm definitely gonna be interested in anything else you might be selling.
     
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  2. Maz

    Maz Square One TFW2005 Supporter

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    I've been sharing some older pics on Twitter last couple of days, especially as I just don't do much Transformers photography these days. So here are some of my favourite Micromasters:

    AstroSquad01.jpg AstroSquad02.jpg AstroSquad03.jpg BattleSquad01.jpg BattleSquad02.jpg

    All the best
    Maz
     
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    Skywarp SCS AKA "Pretender Skywarp"

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    One of the things I like about being a predominantly Generations collector is some of the little nods that HasTak are chucking out.

    I’ve previously mentioned about how much fan service went on with the CW G2 Menasor. A previously unreleased deco, a grail item, updated and released in a collectors gift set.
    Irrespective of the issues with torso piece of the Motor Master mould , you can’t knock the intent around it.

    That brings me onto today’s arrival, like many of us, ID Toys came through with Siege Lancer.

    Yes; it’s taken since the original release of T30 Chromia to complete the team, but I’m a patient man.

    Given that these were almost “throwaway” characters from the cartoon, to finally have them in toy form, even even if it’s taken them 34yrs, almost to the week(!), what an achievement!

    The Search for Alpha Trion - Transformers Wiki

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    Now if only the new Charlie’s Angels film looked this good....
     
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    Neuta Rockets Redglare

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    Oooh, Peter Cullen at TFNation! Who's going to get a signature and what will you ask him to sign? :eek: :eek: :D :cool: 
     
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    Skywarp SCS AKA "Pretender Skywarp"

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    Fuck a duck.....
     
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    bcm77 Well-Known Member

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    Definitely something to keep an eye on whenever you've got them out, with the ferrets I try and keep them in the living room when they're both out as whilst there's spaces for them to get behind things there's enough room for them to manoeuvre, if they want to wander elsewhere I usually do it one at a time so they don't go off in different directions and I can then stay right behind them.

    Looks like Star Action Figures have got their stock of the Marvel Legends Deadpool/Hit Monkey set as my order is now showing as "being prepared for dispatch" along with the Colossus/Juggernaut set I pre-ordered at the same time.
     
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    Skywarp SCS AKA "Pretender Skywarp"

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    £220 Smackers though....might take some convincing with SWIMBO....
     
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  8. doucoo

    doucoo U're an idiot Starscream!

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    happy birthday @barry

    but surely barry was not born but chiselled from the girders of the Forth road bridge, cleansed in malt whisky and thought to be the yeti prowling the heather in the Highlands, searching for the wild haggis to breed with?
     
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  9. Neuta

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    Happy birthday @barry !

    Cullen ticket does include full weekend ticket and gets you early seating at his panels, which interests me more than the signing tbh (would get him to sign one of my AOE Leader Primes, he loves AOE). But it's a lot of dosh! :confused: o_O 

    (My actual plan is to get him to sign scubaboy31 so we both get to meet him but can split the cost...:D )
     
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  10. Imperator

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    You know, it's getting more and more difficult to commit to TFN. Money permitting I'll be there again, but I really don't really want to go for the full weekend, just like last year. One day seemed fine by me, but of course it did mean that I missed out on the James Roberts panels two years running because they were on the Sunday. I'd be surprised if Cullen wasn't on the Saturday, but a) not knowing for sure and b) the likelihood of that pushing most of the other panels to Sunday anyway makes it more difficult to say for sure if I'll push the boat out and do the full weekend. Plus of course they're anticipating a mad rush for the Cullen panel, so on a Saturday Schlub ticket would I even get in the door? Oh the humanity.
     
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  11. Neuta

    Neuta Rockets Redglare

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    A friend who knows more of these things than I (mcluskyism) told me that at Botcon in 2009 the Cullen signing was 125 people per day (Sat and Sun), Cullen was nearly 70 then and is pushing 80 now, so he guesses 200 tickets will be available in total.
     
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  12. Imperator

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    I've never felt much of a pull to get anything signed, to be honest. I did line up for Maighread Scott the year before last because I wanted to say how much I'd enjoyed TAAO, but that was about it. Hearing the panel chat is the real draw as far as I'm concerned (Simon Furman has done it so often that he basically ran the IDW panel he was on last year, and the host just sat back and let them banter).
     
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  13. Neuta

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    The panel chats are one of my favourite parts of a convention! That said, I’ve got a fair bit of Simon & Geoff signery (and other Marvel UK artists), a Bob Budianksky collection signed by himself, also the namescrawlings of Nick Roche, James Roberts and Jack Lawrence...figure that’ll do it. For now anyway. The main point was to meet them though. :)  Not sure I need Mr Cullen’s signature; would be very interested to hear him speak as long as the audience doesn’t ask him pointless trivia questions about things he won’t have bothered to remember, would be much better to get him talking about his experiences. :) :D 
     
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    Those sets were the two sets of combiner vehicles I had. I really loved the Battle Squad. Probably my favourite Micromasters. Was so annoyed when I lost Vanquish and Fireshot. I really hope we get the rest of the team updated but I doubt I’ll be that lucky.
     
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    I'm like that for bw cast. Just so i can let them know how much the show means to me. Venus Terzo was very flattered to hear it. I would have loved to have got my windblade tpb signed by Scott, and let her know she is the only one who seems to write windblade in a way i like, and even picked up the windblade figure purely on the strength of her writing, but my wife's visa came through and i was getting her settled that year and had to skip. I did ask a friend to take the book to get signed, and Scott did a funny little extra when he told her i couldn't make it in person.

    Kudos to tfn for getting Cullen, but that panel is gonna be rammed. And he'll get mobbed completely in the bar.

    Meanwhile, I'm just sat here waiting for the new 55" tv to arrive. Black friday splurging. Quite the upgrade from this old 32", and argos do same day delivery up to 10pm. Who'd a thunk it?
     
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    Happy birthday @barry! I've heard that you bathe in a vat of old recipe Irn Bru to keep you looking so good;) 

    Here's a picture of Theo. He wishes you a happy birthday too.
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    I know I managed to come back from the bar this year with a round of drinks AND a voice-actor in tow; I can’t see me managing that in 2020 somehow :p 
     
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    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    Me and the boy ended up playing laser quest instead of bowling, and you got to pick a character name. Of course I went for the obvious....
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    Turns out I had ‘the touch’ as well!! Got back home about an hour ago and see that Cullen is at TFN!! Mrs BB has said I can have a leader ticket in feb as my Christmas present so that will do for me! Question is do I now buy an MP44 for signature??
     
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    If I had to pick a year to start going to TFN, this is a mighty tempting one...
     
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    Can confirm The Dragon Prince still slaps, despite the showrunner apparently being a terrible person. *Sigh*
    Never felt so ambivalent about wanting a season 4 of a great show before!

    Well, now, Cullen?! Talk about a huge get! Wowzers!
     
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    I've never ever seen the episode. But I gather these two are buds?
     
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