The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Insurgent

    Insurgent The Amazing Tango Mysterio

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    Is this marvel comics? Two megatrons??

    Apollyon fits mp10 better, and has that nice silver. But he does not stand up easily, his hips seperate and his articulation is somewhat limited. Mp36 takes it by a clear margin.

    I do still like apollyon though.
     
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    Nothing as expensive lol.
     
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    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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  4. Skywarp SCS

    Skywarp SCS AKA "Pretender Skywarp"

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    Anyone know if “Retro” Weirdwolf is less likely to crumble into dust than his TR counterpart?

    Mindwipe too for that matter……
     
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  5. Imperator

    Imperator Be like Optimus, wear a mask.

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    New acquisitions! A weaponless Energon Kickback, a Prime Vertebreak I'm only 40% sure I've transformed right, and a SS Acid Storm née Thrust.

    The latter has already really impressed me, even without attempting to transform him. There's something really imposing and weighty about the design. I keep Imagining my 9-year-old self, and I think he'd be head over heels about this big brute. And yeah, if all the movie designs were like this, I think I'd be a full convert. Give me my Sunstorm Blitzwing redeco!

    If I'm remembering it right, Affleck and Cavill decided together to not renew their contracts, presumably to duck out of the DCEU shitshow before it got even more complicated and damaged their reputations further.

    But while I think WB were sorry to see Cavill go, I would imagine they were a tiny bit relieved that they wouldn't have to pay Affleck-level money for Batmans any more. I'm reminded of Paramount's hurry to replace the TOS cast with the TNG ones in the Star Trek films in the 90s, because Shatner and Nimoy's fees were going up with every film.

    And whatever you might think of R-Patz (for the record, I'm pro) he costs less to hire than Affleck.
     
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    Siege Fan Well-Known Member

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    My one is fine at least.
     
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  7. Paneltron

    Paneltron “Cover your receptors, Perceptor.”

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    This.

    Also, washing machine broke down after 10 good years, piggy bank has taken a hammering.
     
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  8. rikkomba

    rikkomba Fishmonger Supreme of TFW2005

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    Sam's Club Omega Prime
    When I first bought these two, back in 2003, I had no clue what Omega Prime was. But they were big and cheap combining robots, so why not.
    It turns out that Sam's Club Universe Ultra Magnus combined with RID Optimus Prime is the optimal combination, with Bananaprime standing curved on its own.

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  9. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    It's big and it's heavy, but that definitely is what gives it the old TV qualities

    Word is their marriage broke down that very day, as Diana soaked the chips in salt & vinegar, and Charles didn't play that shiz.

    Highly offended my name didn't make the short list Brendan. My Cake for all at half time policy would revolutionize the game.

    Petrol bombs at the ready...

    Right? Seems like he was announced a lifetime ago.

    Ooooh yes. I could see a Studio series 2 pack with non-battle damaged Springer, this and some 'I got better things to do tonight that die' attitude.

    That is great man. I can understand the hesitancy in committing to counselling/ therapy, but from my own experiences speaking with a counselor - it's best to embrace it with an open mind and remember its something to help you. Good luck with it mate.
     
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    Mines held up pretty well so far, and Mindwipe too. Never got the original Titans Return one but they seem “better” than what I’d heard of first versions
     
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    Paneltron “Cover your receptors, Perceptor.”

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    There were some rumours a few weeks back that it was getting shut down, but that was swiftly put to rest (IMHO).

    Late on some stock, early on others. Not the cheapest, a lot easier for returns than some of the independent traders. Did a sale recently, which was great but I’d also just received a few of the figures days prior so was a bit pissed.
     
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    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    Mine too! Hopefully it's just the carbon brushes and I can order spares and fix myself
     
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    rikkomba Fishmonger Supreme of TFW2005

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    Some gentleman on facebook came up with this gentlemanly concept, and another gentleman here immediately sowed the gossip. Not the highest moment of this thread.
     
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    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    I don't normally deskbot, but I found him in my pocket, I'm the office, and he's a cute lil bugger.

    A 'Rhino'
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    the FOC disk-cassette-bots aren't highly thought of, but I love 'em to bits.
     
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    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    As stated further up thread, my recent Weirdwolf re-purchase of the Retro is nowhere near as tight as my original TR's canopy hinge, zero squealing when opening/closing the cockpit panel or rotating the neck panel. OG TR head's still the better noggin in my book though!
    Can't say on this, thus far my OG TR Mindwipe has held up, wingtips intact...at least for now!
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    Actually had a bit of a minor storage shuffle success with the 'Con Headmasters just now, as I have managed to pack 'em in their boss' box along with his already present Weaponizer minions.
    Here's hoping I don't now forget that and wonder where they are next time I look for them and go to the wrong box to find them not in there! :lol 
     
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    Paneltron “Cover your receptors, Perceptor.”

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    My dad showed me how to do loads of this stuff, but I’m fearful I’d somehow flood the house or electrocute myself. Thing had lasted longer than my expectations and an house move.

    Good luck with yours!
     
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    Price drop on TFs at Bargainmax. Weaponisers/Ark and Kingdom UM. Been a while since I last looked on their site so some of you may already be up to speed on this:

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  18. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    Me too, hoping for a single release Baroness and a Cobra Eel
     
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  19. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    True but it will cost them in the long run when people get fed up of all these disparate films
     
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