WTF @ TFW - 337 - January 3 2015

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  1. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    WTF @ TFW - 337 - January 3 2015

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    The Combiner Wars have arrived this week, and Seth Buzzard & Vangelus want to talk about it. It's a meaty plastic Transformers sandwich, with a top slice of movies and a bottom wedge of $9.99.

    - Opening
    - Intro
    - New Pic Picks
    - Listener Question from Heli88
    - Listener Question from HMRC4EVR
    - Intermission
    - What We Got This Week
    - Ending and Outro

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  2. Seth Buzzard

    Seth Buzzard R.I.P. Buzzbeak Content Contributor

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    Before anyone gets worked up about how I posed the arm in the episode picture in the episode I talk about how I know it's "wrong" but I think it looks better.
     
  3. Cosmoglide

    Cosmoglide NA W4Y W3 60

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    I am more disappointed that I didnt think of putting Powerglide on the other shoulder, myself. ha. I use Alpha Bravo as the arm, right now, but I am probably not going to in the future. His nose pieces get in the way of the weapons.
     
  4. STRAKER454

    STRAKER454 Police Box Traveler

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    Great podcast. This was...oddly the first time listening in but it's great stuff.

    As for Menasor, I still like him, though changing how his legs sit will help for sure.
     
  5. Jacer

    Jacer Find Kill Cleanse Moderator News Staff

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    I fell so far behind on podcasts. Guess they'll have to play at work tomorrow.
     
  6. butheadimus prime

    butheadimus prime Picard?

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    That is how I have my arms posed too and I think that is how they are intended to be posed. It is a natural bend at the elbow like that. The designers and the marketing people have had a disconnect for some while now.
     
  7. GasBlaster

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    Yeah Alpha bravo the first time I put him in alt mode I thought it was a space shuttle with a rotor glued on top. But I did love the backstory you made for him!
     
  8. Urizen123

    Urizen123 I toast, therefore I am.

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    Throwing out another +1 for the reverse-forearm configuration!
    It's not wrong; everyone else is wrong, that's what!

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    I find the knee pads - Skydive's in particular - inhibit elbow movement when using the stock transformation. Also, having the tailfins displayed more prominently on the upper face of the forearm looks way more rad, in my opinion.

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  9. chuckdawg1999

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    You talking about Air Raid? In official pics and even in the instructions that's what I think they were going for. I mean you get a double elbow bend there which utilizes the robots ratchet knee joints. The other way you're only using the hip joint which on mine isn't strong enough to hold certain poses and weapons.
     
  10. Cosmoglide

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    someone get IDW on the line, because if that's not Alpha Bravo's character bio, it damn well needs to be.
     
  11. molleking

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    I vote that "Slingblade" becomes unofficial name for this toy


     
  12. Heli88

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    My question got picked! Yay!

    Thanks for taking the time to answer, guys.
     
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    Wingnut Stayin' Alive!

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  14. Seth Buzzard

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    Radical
     
  15. Computron34

    Computron34 Always Tired

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    The amount of NXT Talk on this episode was great!
     
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    PORTER energon is just mtn dew

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  17. Heli88

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    Having finished the podcast, learning along the way that you guys apparently can't operate Skydive or Marvel Universe Death's Head without instructions, I hereby revoke your Real Man(TM) status.

    I'm sure you'll both still live long, fulfilling lives.

    If you can find some instructions.
     
  18. chuckdawg1999

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    To be fair Death's Head doesn't come with instructions. I would've never known if I didn't see pictures online. MU figures are so fragile to begin with I'd be afraid to pull anything off.
     
  19. RMM

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    Hilarious!
    Vangelus you're such a millennial. (JK, sorry I couldn't resist), not sure what Seth's excuse is (OK, he doesn't come with instructions and I wouldn't have thought of it either)

    Seriously, you guys are the best and I'm a huge fan.
    I find Vangelus' voice and disposition soothing and a pleasure to listen to.
    Loved the podcast!!!!! Thank you gentlemen!
     
  20. Heli88

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    Ah, I'm just joshin'.

    Despite figuring out the hand switch myself, I was a little surprised that he didn't at least have a little slip of paper to cover how his stuff worked, since there are options for everything.