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Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby xRotorstormx » Tue Feb 18, 2014 5:07 am

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Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast! This episode features your host for the evening Counterpunch, along with regular cast ScottyP, Tigertrack, Jon 3.0, Razorclaw0000, and Rotorstorm.

Episode 87 "Toy Fair 2014" is available directly and in our RSS Feed and should appear on iTunes within 24 to 48 hours of this news post.

It is the year 2014 and the heroic Seibertron and El Duque have come to retake New York City. The reason, why it’s TOY FAIR of course! The one event that makes our wallets cry as each new figure is revealed. There was definitely a lot of excitement this year so let’s get right to it.

0:00 - 33:30 (times are approximate)
First up is the next wave of Generations figures. Hasbro has unveiled some pretty awesome figures so tune in to hear which ones we pick as our favorites!

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33:30 - 43:00
Up next we discuss the interesting new Age of Extinction Robots in Disguise line. The question on everyone’s mind is, what is up with Scorn and it seems Lockdown has been perfecting his pouty lips!

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33:30 - ??:??
We have finally gotten a glimpse of the new Age of Extinction movie Generation figures. The classic flat nosed Prime is pretty cool, but a purple triceratops!? NO WAY

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??:??- 1:07:30
KREO LIVES (Pa-lease, as if it had ever died)… Yes, you heard right… Hasbro unveiled the next wave of Kreo sets, custom kreos and the ever popular blind bag figures.

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1:12:13 - 1:19:07
The Loyal Subjects…while the custom figures that were revealed at Toy Tokyo over the weekend were pretty nifty, the twincast has a hard time getting behind these. Tune in to find out why.

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1:19:07 - 1:28:00

Closing out the toys, the twincast discusses the new fascination with super kid friendly figures like Hero Mashers, Constructbots, Potato heads and Battlemasters. Will the cast be buying these for the tater tots in our family?

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1:28:00 - 1:46:01
Now that we have covered Toy Fair, we’d like to dive into some “Ask the Twincast” questions from our listeners! Did your question get picked? Tune in to find out.

We close out the night with some bragging rights…What kind of deals was ScottyP able to score? You’ll have to tune in to hear.

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Thanks everyone for listening and we appreciate the continued support!

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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby Va'al » Mon Feb 24, 2014 12:02 pm

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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby Counterpunch » Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:10 pm

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Va'al wrote:Does Jon think I'm Spanish? :D


Jon thinks everyone is Spanish.
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby shockblast2 » Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:33 pm

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Is that transformer from TF4 "smoking" a bullet and does it have a beard? Really??

I bet that is Hound, right? Hound if he were a bullet smoking, bearded human marine??
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby shockblast2 » Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:34 pm

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Its got lips too.......WTF

And a nose. For what? Breathing?

So much for the silliness being removed from the Bayformer movies like he promised.....
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby xRotorstormx » Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:39 pm

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shockblast2 wrote:Its got lips too.......WTF

And a nose. For what? Breathing?

So much for the silliness being removed from the Bayformer movies like he promised.....


Yup that is supposed to be Hound. Hey, he's got a very rough and tumble military vibe going though with the bullet belt he carries, kinda like Rambo! ;)

Well, um... the characters in the original cartoon had noses too... :-?

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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby shockblast2 » Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:58 pm

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shockblast2 wrote:Its got lips too.......WTF

And a nose. For what? Breathing?

So much for the silliness being removed from the Bayformer movies like he promised.....


Yup that is supposed to be Hound. Hey, he's got a very rough and tumble military vibe going though with the bullet belt he carries, kinda like Rambo! ;)

Well, um... the characters in the original cartoon had noses too... :-?

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Yeah, but nostrils too? The nostrils are what made me shake my head. The "noses" in G1 were not like this. The thing looks like it is supposed to be a human or something.
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby Va'al » Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:58 pm

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Isn't that Sgt Bulkhound, anyway? [-(
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby xRotorstormx » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:08 pm

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Va'al wrote:Isn't that Sgt Bulkhound, anyway? [-(


ha ha Sgt Bulkhound...I like that, has a catchy ring to it :lol:

but at least I feel that, with how he looks...he still will maintain some of what Hound was known for...I hope...I pray....
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby xRotorstormx » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:09 pm

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Yeah, but nostrils too? The nostrils are what made me shake my head. The "noses" in G1 were not like this. The thing looks like it is supposed to be a human or something.


Hmm good point, the nostrils do seem to be pretty unnecessary...unless they are going to be sniffing energon :lol:
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby shockblast2 » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:13 pm

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Va'al wrote:Isn't that Sgt Bulkhound, anyway? [-(



LOL...I like that. The thing looks more like Brawn than Hound. Not that it really looks like Brawn, but closer than Hound. I really can't understand how these people who claim to know about TF's make these judgment calls on characters. I can just see Bay in a board meeting giving the thumbs up to anything that resembles any human he has ever directed as a Transformer. Lockdown there kinda resembles Ben Affleck. Maybe its name isn't Lockdown after all, but Ben Afflecktron. He'll spend the whole movie with extreme close ups rambling on about how someone just needs to get him in a plane.....
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby SW's SilverHammer » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:33 pm

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shockblast2 wrote:Its got lips too.......WTF

And a nose. For what? Breathing?


As well all know G1 shockwave is the only logical Robot face, it has an eye, and a voicebox..............somewhere.

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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby hinomars19 » Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:29 pm

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shockblast2 wrote:Its got lips too.......WTF

And a nose. For what? Breathing?

So much for the silliness being removed from the Bayformer movies like he promised.....


Yes, because machines totally don't need to 'breath' to keep internal systems running...
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:05 pm

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The audio in this one is really quiet for some reason. I have to turn the sound on my laptop all the way up to a reasonable medium-sounding volume.
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby SW's SilverHammer » Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:43 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:The audio in this one is really quiet for some reason. I have to turn the sound on my laptop all the way up to a reasonable medium-sounding volume.


Did you go through the direct download? The audio's fine on my copy.
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:44 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:The audio in this one is really quiet for some reason. I have to turn the sound on my laptop all the way up to a reasonable medium-sounding volume.


Did you go through the direct download? The audio's fine on my copy.
Yup. Direct download like normal, and it went swimmingly, possibly the fastest a Twincast Podcast episode has ever downloaded for me.
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby SW's SilverHammer » Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:50 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:
SW's SilverHammer wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:The audio in this one is really quiet for some reason. I have to turn the sound on my laptop all the way up to a reasonable medium-sounding volume.


Did you go through the direct download? The audio's fine on my copy.
Yup. Direct download like normal, and it went swimmingly, possibly the fastest a Twincast Podcast episode has ever downloaded for me.

Same here, the podcast usually take about 20 minutes for me, but this on was done in about 4-5.
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby Seibertron » Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:33 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:
SW's SilverHammer wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:The audio in this one is really quiet for some reason. I have to turn the sound on my laptop all the way up to a reasonable medium-sounding volume.


Did you go through the direct download? The audio's fine on my copy.
Yup. Direct download like normal, and it went swimmingly, possibly the fastest a Twincast Podcast episode has ever downloaded for me.

Same here, the podcast usually take about 20 minutes for me, but this on was done in about 4-5.


Just checked the audio. Seems great on my computer. Sabrblade, maybe try downloading the episode again? It should be about 57.94 MB. Have you tried listening to previous episodes again to see if the problem happens with other episodes?
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:44 pm

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Just compared the audio of previous episodes with that of this one. With the sounds turned all the up, those episodes have booming loud audio, meaning that they sound normal. It's only this one that has quieter audio.

Just tried downloading it again, same method of direct downloading, and it took a bit longer this time, but the result is the same: Softer audio.

But, I've already listened to it all the way through, anyway.
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby megatronus » Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:03 am

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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby megatronus » Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:09 am

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Everyone seems to pronounce the "mania" like in "pyromania". I've always thought it was a play on "maniacal"... am I 100% wrong on this? :oops:
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby Counterpunch » Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:15 pm

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megatronus wrote:RE: Cowboy Bebop characters:

Mike = Vicious
Scotty P = Spike
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Jon = Edward
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Claire = The Bebop


I'm the bad guy? Wait...

I'm the bad guy. >:oP

More importantly...Claire is the ship. :lol:
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby SW's SilverHammer » Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:31 pm

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Counterpunch wrote:
megatronus wrote:RE: Cowboy Bebop characters:

Mike = Vicious
Scotty P = Spike
Ryan = Jet
Jon = Edward
Matt = Ein
Bob = Faye
Claire = The Bebop


I'm the bad guy? Wait...

I'm the bad guy. >:oP

More importantly...Claire is the ship. :lol:


Well to be fair the coffee drinking's pretty damn sinister.
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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby ScottyP » Tue Feb 25, 2014 2:03 pm

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megatronus wrote:RE: Cowboy Bebop characters:

Mike = Vicious
Scotty P = Spike


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Re: Twincast / Podcast Episode #87 "Toy Fair 2014"

Postby Convoy » Tue Feb 25, 2014 3:33 pm

Stupid question. Does Year of the Horse Prime come with Roller?
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