The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Convoy

    Convoy Useful dinosaur robot

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    Anyone who collects vintage zord stuff, I think @Braddock you said you might

    I found the rolling base thing for the Thunderzords, not sure what its called. If anyone wants it for free, let me know

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  2. Primacron

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    I counted my collection recently, I’ve about 420 odd.

    About 400 of those are in bags in the large flat IKEA boxes (mostly under the bed).

    Just a reminder though to make sure you store your figures in the appropriate type of bags (non-acidic).

    Edit: read this: One Per Case: PSA: How to Store Action Figures Like a Boss

    Also, happy birthday to @CZ Hazard!
     
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  3. nemisispringer

    nemisispringer Well-Known Member

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    Interesting indeed, I think I'm at a point where I'll think twice about if new stuff is really essential. I think I'm out on wreckgar for instance at nearly 35 seen as he's way bigger than he is on the scale chart as well I may just stick with the United ver.

    The revolving door of replacing stuff is exhausting as well.

    Obv I'm still in for the dinos, blitz and the mini bots but think I'll definitely be out on random bots.
     
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  4. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    HOLY SHIT! trip into mums loft bears serious fruit! I knew I had Rodimus and silverbolt, but I completely forgot about the rest!

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  5. Insurgent

    Insurgent The Amazing Tango Mysterio

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    I'm gonna finish out bw s1 cast in kingdom and call it. Other than waiting for ss hatchet in two years time, I'll be looking backwards after roddy, hatchet and beasties. And any random beasts going cheap from you guys in the two packs.
     
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  6. Convoy

    Convoy Useful dinosaur robot

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    :eek: 
     
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  7. Xaran Alamas

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    That is quite the haul indeed!
     
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  8. rikkomba

    rikkomba Fishmonger Supreme of TFW2005

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    I am sorry to hear this. Unfortunately it's a common problem with Earthrise toys. The problem can be summarised as "Earthrise".
     
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  9. Lothar Hex

    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    Eh not a huge deal. He's the worst of the 4 versions I have of this toy (two variations of siege and G2). I've seen worse examples. Guy on Twitter had his SS86 Jazz ellow.
     
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  10. Imperator

    Imperator Be like Optimus, wear a mask.

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    Folks, indulge me a moment. If, and it's a major if, I wanted to punish myself and watch the entire Alien/Predator franchise in chronological order, what would it be? I have to admit I'm not particularly au fait with most of the films, since Alien 3 hurt me so bad I struggled to go back to them. But I think it would go:
    • Predator*
    • Predator 2
    • Alien vs Predator*
    • Alien vs Predator 2
    • Predators
    • The Predator
    • Prometheus*
    • Alien*
    • Aliens*
    • Alien 3*
    • Alien: Ressurection (was that the name? the one everyone says is extra-shit)
    • Alien: Covenant
    I'm unsure about the last one, as I know absolutely zip about it other than it has at least one alien. The ones with a * are the ones I've seen - I think? I don't actually remember much about any of them except Alien and Aliens and the start of Alien 3 being fucking horrible. But I'm a masochist, so I might want to look into binging this bullshit.
     
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  11. Convoy

    Convoy Useful dinosaur robot

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    speaking of hauls, did you get those ridiculously cute combiners? If I missed the pics apologies, I do not have @doucoo levels of discipline
     
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  12. bcm77

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    Mrs doucoo has my sympathies, eating's pretty damn important but it can be very frustrating when it becomes such a juggling act!
     
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    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Yikes. Poor her! Your a good sort making sure you cook for her needs.

    Niiiiccceee.


    Stick alien covenant behind prometheus and you have a good watch order.

    Certainly aliens, alien and predator are the best of the bunch, but my opinion of these movies is I like even the bad ones.

    Well apart from maybe THE predator.
     
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    Covenant would slot in between Promethus and Alien, it's a direct sequel to the former and is set a few decades before the latter.

    It ruins a lot of the mythos of the series and is just all round bad. And I say that as a Prometheus defender.
     
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    Alien
    Aliens
    Predator
    Predator 2

    And Done! :D 
     
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    I got pointed towards a private Facebook group by @Convoy and lucked out on this one.

    Cost me £20 posted without a box but there were a few going from various sellers for £25-30 boxed
     
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    Hey everyone! I found a German website selling Sandstorm pre-orders with shipping date of 31st of July, however I’m a bit lost with all the Brexit import taxes stuff I’ve been in the UK for past 5 years however I still don’t get the import tax scheme here, it’s much easier and transparent where I’m from. If anyone could give me a little advice on how much I’m looking to pay taxes for a 39€ figure with 9€ postage?
     
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    Dayum, that looks very omnible. nom nom nom.

    Yep, as said, just need to move Covenant. Otherwise, all good. I liked all these movies to various degrees. Except Prometheus. And Covenant tries too hard to break stuff. Honestly, not a fan of that entire backstory fudging of the xenomorphs, but Fassbender puts in an amazing performance in both.
     
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  19. doucoo

    doucoo U're an idiot Starscream!

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    Watched this with my boys about a month ago, still stands up in my eyes. Love superman 1 & 2

    I hope you finished them in 48 hours!

    That's me, although I'm wanting the thread stud title as I have convinced every one at work that I have been office hottie title and feel they go hand in hand.
     
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  20. Imperator

    Imperator Be like Optimus, wear a mask.

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    I guess I was hoping that Covenant was there so that Resurrection wouldn't be the last word on the series. Ah well.

    As for ruining the mythos of the series, I think that ship sailed a long time ago, didn't it?

    Psssssh! Anyone can watch only the good ones, that's playing on easy mode! The challenge is getting through Alien 3 again without gnawing my own bollocks off in white-hot rage for offing the cute kid and the handsome man OFFSCREEN.

    Wow, I guess I'm still not over it. Anyway, the reason I have this on my mind is that I've been playing Alien: Isolation recently, which is... well it's certainly the best Alien game of recent years, but that's not saying much. Most of my time is spent twiddling my thumbs hiding in a cupboard while the alien prats around outside, and when it finally wanders off having to go right back into the cupboard because it randomly decided to turn around and come back for another good pratting-around sash.
     
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