The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Brum Bot

    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    There’s a ladybug thread? Interesting…. I’m off for a mooch!

    Another nice win under the new management - wasn’t sure on Stevie G but can’t argue with 2 from 2.

    Im sure city will drub us next week :lol 

    Quick question for the customiser/modding experts in here… what’s the best thing for removing old stickers from G1 figures please? Got some new ones for Rodimus and Cyclonus but unsure where to start….
     
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    I really need to get back to watching Ladybug... I've only watched the first season and frankly, remember little so I'll likely just start over xD!
     
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  3. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    I've used Sticky Stuff Remover before.

    Remove what you can before using it though. You only need a tiny amount on an ear bud as its really oilly.
     
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  4. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    Lighter fluid is also good
     
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  5. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    One Baleful Gazing later, with a side of desperate Googlewhacking for inspiration, meet HANEKIRI (羽斬り) or (very loosely translated back into english) WINGSTRIKE!
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    I went Weeb for keeping the Ninja theme from WINGFINGER (A ninja made of boooone, deeeper than the sea...), it more exactly translates as Wing/Feather Slash but "Strike" sounds better in anglo to me (and nods to "birdstrike"), I stole it from Rurouni Kenshin where I learned "Hitokiri" is "mankiller" ("person slasher"), and it appeals to me as it is very much like one of the Pun names a Budiansky might come up with in the 80s (Hurr hurr, sounds a bit like Harakiri) that absolutely would not fly (pun intended) these days!
    I may drop the cultural appropriation and just run with the "Westernised" version, or I might keep him dual named.

    Part of me wishes I had the budget to just do some Random dye dipping with more Wingfingers, just to see what other weirdness might occur with this crazy chemical reaction, I mean, come on, cream/off-white to PURPLE?! WTF?
     
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    Happened to me when I moved in, giant Samsung had to sit there for weeks until the countless console-holding unit arrived.

    For the work you'll have to do on the shoulders and maybe modding the Ark's middle so it stays together better, I'd say 80 or lower.

    Spose it keeps subs ticking over for them, for me I think I'm gonna catch up with the Marvel stuff and Mando then kill Plus.

    I did, useful as bones the others can wield but bot mode is growing on me.

    And he had this which I'd never personally seen before.

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    Pulse is just random mate, could go either way.

    There's so many sets Lego should just reissue, even if only in the black boxes so they can ask for even more money :rolleyes: 

    So far the focus has been on the larger sets like B. Bay and the medieval castle, they're amazing but they could sell so many of the smaller space and Robin Hood sets etc. Stick them on their website!
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    @Apollux @motorthing @bcm77 @Astro-Furby @Ottertron and anyone else who maybe buys Marvel Legends from Toysarama. No idea what they're talking about personally.

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    Today's arrivals, Sue comes in a white box like a few of the other exclusives and looks much better than that shocking mainstream release! I'll do pics tomorrow.

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  7. MyTea Boc

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

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    Let's just say it's a good thing shes cute, otherwise I'd have shat in her cat house in a revenge attack.

    Your namesake looks amazing dude.

    Grand max.... very nice indeed.

    They'd scale very well I reckon. I regret not grabbing the UW repaint when I had the chance back in the day....

    Fate is a enabling mistress. Pm incoming dude.

    Looking like he wouldn't be out of place in a ninja garden game as some torturously fast one hit kill later game enemy.

    Which means I dig it. Very much.
     
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    Definitely keep me in mind for one please - I think it’s going to be one that just haunts me until I give in, and if Armada Megatron ends up stood next to Power Baser I’ll be staring at them in pure dissatisfaction forever.

    Then of course, I kind of need to end the Double Evil conundrum to truly rest easy.
     
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    I am as of today vaccinated and hoping whatever single dose vaccine they scrambled up for under-16's works properly.
     
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  11. Dobbie

    Dobbie Starting to look like roast beef! TFW2005 Supporter

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    If anyone is getting Acoustic Wave. You will notice that even Fanstoys couldn’t be arsed pushing the shoulders together.
    I wondered why and then I realised after having to summon ‘strength of a bear’ al a Bravestarr. And then ask He-Man to undo if for me because that was worse.
    I filed down the recesses and then made the lip in the peg a little shallower. It’s pretty tight still.
    Other than that I am really chuffed with Acoustic, really nice transformation. Chunky cassette but about the same as MP13 from memory.
    It took what? 10 years for FT to get this out there but it’s definitely worth the wait.

    However, it reminded me how much like hard work MP style figures are. Luckily, it’s just Soundwave/Blaster and their cassettes I am addicted to.
     
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  12. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    Like @Seeaich said, you’ll need to go through an agent and Bhiner seems to be the best one. I used them to order a KO Devcon. I had no issues at all :D 

    Do I spy Fansproject Rack And Ruin in there?

    I just watched the first two excellent episodes of Hawkguy and they owe David Aja a FUCKLOAD of money, bro.
     
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    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    Thanks both, appreciated.

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  14. Insurgent

    Insurgent The Amazing Tango Mysterio

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    That is a damn good price for a good figure.

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

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    Rung and I working at 11.35 on a Saturday night after spending all day painting bricks.

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    Sleep instead?
     
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  16. Q Prime

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    So I saw the Horizon: Zero Dawn board game in Game today and thought about how cool it was, but at the price of £90 it's a no go. Then I did some research and found out it was a kickstarter some year-and-a-half ago with KS exclusive content and roughly eight expansions only adding £180 to the cost, when one retail expansion is £50! Now I'm kicking myself for not having played the game (probably as I played XBox before this April) and not having know about this kickstarter (by-product of not having played the game) before it ended. Sigh.
     
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    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    *AHEM!* Entirely as I intended!*Cough!*
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  19. RoboW4rrior298

    RoboW4rrior298 Maximum blast!

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    I don’t like to comment on the you know what situation often since it’s personally a bit raw still as I’m sure it is for many of us, but I thought the Delta” variant was an utterly ridiculous name and now you’re telling me “Omicron” is the new favourite? Do they pull them out of a fucking hat? Good lord.
     
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    How reliable are Omegalock? As given it’s impossible to find Mors anywhere, they have the Nickel/Pet set at the lowest price I’ve seen it and paydays coming….
     
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