The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Xaran Alamas

    Xaran Alamas Well-Known Member

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    I hope you're all happy :mad 
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    ShowZ has deposit pre-orders for what seems to be a 2021 re-run.

    Thanks for the heads up

    By any chance was it to Mr Master of Swaps @robotmel ? :lol 

    ...good point!

    :ev:  I rarely get to be the enabler! Mwahahahah
    It also just occurred to me that also vaguely works as a kind of base mode/lookout tower dealie.

    I forgot I had also done the opposite mode before that:
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    I also tested my idea of a smaller figure piloting the Ark like a shuttle and it works:
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    Not the comfiest ride
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    That's Cyberverse Deluxe Optimus. He's the fig I had to hand of the right size.

    Damn. I wasn't planning on getting Blaster from leaks but he looks like a fine big red bot doesn't he? Also Eject looks cool, looks like he's auditioning for Tron! Interesting that he seems to be a more complex fig than the Frumble cassette mold... do we know if he's the same sort of size as the Siege cassettes?

    Big yellow custard man.
     
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    Thanks, all!

    Yeah, there is absolutely no denying that the self-care is twice a hard when you're 'older', but for that reason it's even more essential. Keep on keeping on, right?

    A bevy of beauties!

    I am so sorry everyone. I have no idea what happened there.

    Blaster walks into a bar. Ouch why the long face?

    I joke, he looks excellent. my first thought upon seeing him was 'man, I wish they were doing a Faithful Leader class Straxus'.

    I'm afraid it did. See you down the bottom. So to speak.
     
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    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    No probs - I'll take some pics tomorrow!!

    I'm chuffed with him mate :D 

    Watch Robot Hero announce a rejigged version with an extra fancy paint job and better hands in the next ten minutes though...

    Digging those JimJams!

    Maybe a metallic redeco, or Twincast?

    I absolutely do not understand why any Tom, Dick or Harry can just go and buy fireworks. I think they should be licensed and only available to people putting on a professional display. Clarence and Claude aren't as bothered by them as most animals, thankfully, but having had one chucked at me back in the day I'm somewhat less keen myself.
     
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  5. G1 Mirage Owner

    G1 Mirage Owner My alt. mode is an Antikythera Device.

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    Protoman has done a summary of the questions that came up at the Q&A today... For me, I'll be keeping my fingers crossed for KITT to make it into Selects.

     
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    Had to delve through the attic and dig out a few things and while there located one of the Generations/Movie tubs. Some very cool figures to dust off and see how they might fit or not
     
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    Napalm Drinking About Robots TFW2005 Supporter

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    YES!!!! Brilliant.

    @barry, glad to hear about your dad. They're a pain at times, our old men.
     
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    Well, kick me off the Space Bridge and shatter me into a thousand pieces, Blaster looks rather spot on, doesn't he?
     
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    I'm a fool! I should have said 2021 Re-rung! *Hangs head in shame*
     
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    Cheers, Jon. True that!
     
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    Blaster looks awesome. I uave the unique toys soundmixer and I'm still tempted. Is he a voyager ir leader? I'd be surprised at voyager since he's coming with a tape. Maybe I'll get the twincast repaint?

    The guy on the video reminds of Walter White far too much.

    I'm not getting mpm he said. Studio series is good enough for me he said.
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    Still, considering three are ko and the other four were stupid cheap, it's a great looking group.
     
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    Though he does pre-date the road connecting for TR, it's possible that strategic use of a couple of Soundbarriers or more might allow a bit of Earthrise roadplay by judicious use of their 5mm chest pegs.

    This information seems quite pertinent:
    Does that mean my beloved Tank Boi Slammer won't be Chris Rea-ing it my way? JANUARY! BAH!

    Blaster looks great, I look at that noggin...
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    ...and I see the 'toon design with the Marvel comics' attitude.
    Glad he didn't get the ugly stick like '86 Blurr and Perceptor! Definitely in like Flynn for the Tapelad
    Even more annoying that Dragon Megs might've bumped Leader Straxus from the production line though, dangit!

    Picked up a pack of 1.6mm styrene rods at the model shop before work (evening shift), in hand 2mm looked a smidge too big but there was no size between 2mm and 1.6mm so I settled for that in shop as a backup (plus it may have other handy mis-uses) in case I can't find 1.8mm-1.9mm online.
     
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    JSpaced10 Not Predacon: PREDAKING!

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  14. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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    Wait, so Into The Verse had these in before?
     
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  15. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    Thought I'd finish stickering up TFP Breakdown this evening. He's been in the box half stickered since I got him.

    Been a nice change to the norm as I've felt a bit shit these past few days. Onwards and upwards, I suppose.

    The joints may get a lick of floor polish though as they're really loose.
     
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    Ahh, fireworks. As I live Well Rural, I am not bothered by bored teenagers setting them off (there's no sellers of cheap cider for miles). I still like 'em, they never fail to lift my spirits, but I can absolutely see how they could be a problem.

    Went to a house party once (also in the middle of nowhere, fortunately) where the host had got ahold of some Category III fireworks (at the time at least, I and II were for home use, III and IV were big event ones requiring a license.) They were, how can I put this, fucking loud.

    Then there was the time I attended one of the big events at Lewes. If you've lived in the south east of England you're probably aware of various pagan-flavoured bonfire societies, a big parade to which the Catholic Church occasionally come to say mass over (definitely to save souls and absolutely NOT to join in the folkloric fun, no sir), etc. Anyway one year, some friends and I got the train to Lewes to watch one of the big displays. People in the crowd were "hilariously" throwing lit fireworks at the organisers. Then progressed to rockets. One of which hit the stockpile of fireworks and blew the entire lot to kingdom come, a half-hour display worth gone in under a minute, including what appeared to be some sort of landmine under the Guy. I can still remember the organisers - dressed in a mixture of Druidic robes and Patrick McGoohan's "The Prisoner" outfits, running in apparent slowmo (my adrenaline rush) from a roiling multicolored inferno. Most singular image of my life.
     
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  17. Shepard Prime

    Shepard Prime 1st Cybertronian Spectre of the Galactic Council

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    The way Op is sitting in there you could make the argument that he's combined with him and not just sitting standard and piloting like normal. 'Specially as there's prescedent since they styled the Ark like the Last Autobot from the Marvel run...

    Damnit, you enabler! :D 

    I really wish I still had the tank arms/giant missiles con (I forget his name). He'd make a great base for a custom Tarn.
     
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    Also, leave it to Prime to just take an entire shuttle for his own personal use. :D 
     
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    To the people who have gotten Agent Ravage in already, are they orders from Pulse itself? I placed an order with ID Toys instead as I thought Pulse may have taken a while to get him in, guess I was wrong.

    Also Blaster looks awesome, but I hope he won't be too difficult to get ahold of :oops: 
     
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    ummm.... huh?
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