The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Killamarshan

    Killamarshan Iacon Tourist

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    If you're gaming on a budget a big advantage of being in the Microsoft ecosystem is their rewards program. It basically requires you spend a few minutes a day doing quizzes, searches, dashboard tasks and you roughly end up with enough points every month to get the Game Pass or Gold services free. Games Pass gives you a vast library of games to play and Gold gives you four games a month, two of which you then own. Earn over a couple of accounts and you should be able to build a decent little games library quite quickly.

    Personally I'd recommend getting a Series S over a standard One, I think it's worth the extra money. It's faster, smaller, more energy efficient, improves how games run and play, so overall worth the 250, especially if it's bundled with some games.


    @Lothar Hex Condolences to you and your extended family. An awful thing to have happened.
     
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    I can’t even imagine how horrific that must be for you and especially your wife. No words.
     
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  3. Napalm

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    Condolences @Lothar Hex. Thoughts with you and the family.
     
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  4. G1 Mirage Owner

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    Good grief - Jackpot, Road Ranger, Puffer and ML Invisible Wonan have all now been POSTED by Pulse, WTAF?
     
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  5. bcm77

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    2.

    Namely,
    iGear Faith Leader
    Magic Square V1 (metallic version)

    I've also owned maybe 6-7 others at various points that were recycled to raise funds for other stuff I wanted more at the time.
     
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  6. Convoy

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    Massive thanks to everyone for the condolence messages. Really appreciated
     
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    Including duplicates to display the alts it's at least 20...

    I put all those on a separate card as a precaution for this very reason. If Hasbro thought they were seeing loads of cancellations before... they need to stagger this shit!
     
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    That’s horrific! Condolences to you and your family @Lothar Hex!
     
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    I honestly don't know, over 60 probably. Both Hasbro and 3rd Party versions. Mostly all G1 shaped red and blue boys, but with some Laser Primes and Bumblebee movie versions in the mix for some 'variety'.

    With a fair few gold, Nemesis and Shattered Glass versions in there as well.
     
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    I'm so sorry, condolences to you and the family. Take care friend
     
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    Oh man, my deepest condolences :( 
     
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    @doucoo,
    Morrisons currently have some small cheeses for £1 that I like, there's a chili one, another with caramelised onion and a smoked one.

    They've got the same sort of wax covering that I totally didn't bite through the first time I ever encountered a Babybel as a nipper :D 

    I also like that cheese with bits of pickled onion in it.

    And mozzarella, I could go on.

    Cheese is good.
     
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    Sorry for your family's loss. My thoughts are with you.
     
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    Well, it’s a bit odd in some ways because he looks and feels solid and the colour is good. Typical IF really.
    the engineering g is fine too in that it’s a plane so it’s never going to be a wildly new transformation. Although there are a couple of bits like the cockpit and a rear flap that separates which is neat.
    Tabs in well and joints move freely which not always the case with IF.
    I would say it is fiddly and you are right the alt mode is not sleek. I think I need to remind myself that IF have a different aesthetic and enjoy that fact rather than comparing to NA or MS.
    I am and will remain an IF fanboy!
    I recommend him even just to have a fiddle and sell on as it’s dirt cheep!
     
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    Happy birthday @barry. Hope you're having a good 'un.
     
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    Paneltron “Cover your receptors, Perceptor.”

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    I like that the number increased with each subsequent answer.

    I was going through my collection and I have 10, which surprised me, and it's made me think about what I want it to be more so than before.
     
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    Christ! That's horrific. I'm so sorry, thinking of you all
     
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    I have 2, but it depends if you count Powermaster Optimus Prime as the same character?

    I hear you on wanting to make sure each piece has a place in your collection.
    My general collection rule allows for only one of each character, and preferably only single versions of a single mold.

    That will allow me to squeak in the new Walmart RiD Scourge, as he's a retool and a new character so it doesn't count as another optimus :D 
     
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