The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Skywarp SCS

    Skywarp SCS AKA "Pretender Skywarp"

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    To all those of you whop wished me well yesterday, you know who you are and it was very much appreciated. To be fair it wasn't just me but my industry as a whole, we were just a little more affected due to geography. The ramifications will be felt for a long time tho'...I am however still gainfully(ish) employed and have my health and family.

    I like how this corner of the net' (not just the boards) doesn't seek to judge or press for more info (especially for those of us under somewhat restrictive NDA's) and I can have a little vent. Its a fantastic outlet.

    So, @we_are_forest my sympathy to you and your better half, I've been where you are, albeit a number of years ago and there is light at the end of the tunnel, I promise.

    So, let normal business resume which I assume will be stunning photo's of Robots, followed by the odd bitch about Hasbro UK and finished off with some aghast comments about cetrain aspects of the fan community.

    As you were :) 
     
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  2. Large

    Large Currently blablabla

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    You and I both buddy. You and I both. Really glad I finally decided to grab that Hoist. Now he's here and that feels... Right.

    Now, for another thing that feels good...

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    She's here !
    It's awesome!
    Thanks to my incredible kid brother for that anniversery gift, I didn't expected that from him and wow i'm glad I didn't see it coming.

    Team Rodimus, assemble !
     
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  3. barry

    barry Well worn member

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    well jel!!!
     
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  4. simond

    simond Well-Known Member

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    Can I come off your list now then please? :) 
     
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  5. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    @incapable hulk Come on, Liam, you got me, now it's time you gave Large an enablement working-over! ;) 
     
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  6. Large

    Large Currently blablabla

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    Never!
    Well, I mean, you can, but... We've never thought bout the exit procedure before and... You sure about this ? Next thursday we'll have lemon cakes !
     
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  7. f0cus

    f0cus You can call me Sir

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    @Maz surely Megs is the definitive Decepticon? This figure is special. The posability of it is fantastic and the accessories enable so many scene recreations.

    I'm looking forward to getting mine but it is a seriously expensive toy.
     
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    The more I handle this guy the more impressed I am.
     
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  9. IronicHide

    IronicHide MEME GO HERE

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    Ahhhhh yeah. Chug Insecticons complete. Bit of a bug fanboy.

    I think this is only the second time I've completed a 'squad' - after the CW Protectobots - without doing my multiverse, mix-n-match, slapdash, consistency-trolling thing. (Like having TFA Prowl, AEC Smokescreen and Chug Silverstreak for my Datsun bros.)

    So, only three purchases this year, but they are Kickback, Archforce and Crumplezone. Absolutely rocking.

    And Thew has this nailed:
    Thew on Twitter
     
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    Crew update.

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. IronicHide

    IronicHide MEME GO HERE

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    Started thinking about my cosmic jumble-sale of a collection. I'm close to completing my Poundland paint-smear masterpiece.

    Still on the look out for the all-time best*:
    - Sunstreaker (fingers crossed for a TR figure)
    - Wildrider (haha, nope, not that repaint of Hot Rod)
    - Blast Off (is the CW rotten? What about FOC? I don't think there's a good Blast Off out there)
    - Brawl (will I ever find the GDO Breacher repaint? Will it cost me a kidney?)
    - Thundercracker (lollo, I'm such a TC fanboy no toy will ever do it justice)
    - Dirge (nope, given up on the AEC voyager repaint which came with the weird Springer)
    - Hoist (I can't get the T30 because I have Trailbreaker, I can't get the movie one because I have Longarm, my brain, yadda, yadda...)
    - Shockwave (all his alt modes are the toy equivalent of that smell from a Subway sandwich shop at 5am)

    *for a tenner, tops
     
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  12. numbat

    numbat Legends Class

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    I think the Legends Insecticons will be my deskbots tomorrow. They've been itching to play with my microscope in the office that I actually use to identify real bugs for work...

    I am chuffed to have a complete set of these wee dudes after years, but it's also a little frustrating that the decos aren't consistent (undoubtedly made worse because of the time between releases) - particularly the variety of yellows... I'm vaguely hopeful a consistent set will be released by Takara or as some store or event exclusive one day. Great wee figures!
     
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    This thing is just so good
     
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    Damn right!

    I didn't even transform him yet but I think I've never play this much with a MP (appart MP10).
    Which, is crazy.
     
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  15. OptimushedPrune

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    I know, he just looks good standing there doing nothing but fuck me sideways does he pose like a french lady.

    And transform him, it really isn't that hard. I used Chosen Primes video review walk me through the it but it's easy enough not need any help 2nd time through.
     
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  16. barry

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    Well, if we're having an MTMTE-off

    Team Rodimus
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    The Mutineers
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    Luna 1
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    DJD and victims
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    I'm even such a sad case that I put the Titan Hunters together.
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    The Protectobots and Mirage are still AWOL somewhere in space.
     
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  17. motorthing

    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    I want an MMC/Maketoys/FT War for MP Skids.

    That's àll.
     
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  18. nice sideburns

    nice sideburns Autobot Brother

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    @simond: sounds like you'll be missing out on lemon cakes by the sea! Ps: whose supplying the lemon cakes?

    On Robot related matters, I just got the inevitable parcelforce notification through for customs bummage on cosmo manoeuvres dia battles - £43. This means he is costing me £178. Ouch.
     
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    Oh ok, I see, you wanna do it this way. all is permitted and... Waitaminute. Why do I have this deja vu feeling ?



    Yeah I do plan to transform him (because what's the point otherwise) soon enough but believe me, he doesn't just pose doing nothing. Lot and lot of mad battles have been taking places in the living room since last week... Poor couch, you were so innocent. Not like those french ladies who... wait. That's another story.
     
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  20. motorthing

    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    Oh fuck!! Sorry to hear that. It's also not very encouraging............If mine gets bummed like that I'm going to seriously think about whether I'll pay. It's lovely for sure, but not worth that. Fucking crooks.
     
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