Jump to content


  • Posts

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Previous Fields

  • Country
    United States

Geof7609's Achievements


Newbie (1/14)



  1. Tell you what, Ender: You go ahead & fix it so nobody in the real world actually speaks or behaves in such an "offensive" way, and then there'll be no reason for anyone to ever spoof it again. I'm curious though, what makes you so positive that's "ebonics" being spoken by the Twins? Where I work, we're a practical rainbow coalition of ethnic diversity, and I can tell you that fools of all ethnicities speak in that manner. The white guys doing it are a bit more fun to hear it from, but a fool is a fool is a fool, regardless of background. I just find it interesting that you & others immediately jump to OMG EBONICS & not something like "barrio" or "overindulged suburban". Also, never cite Spike Lee as an example if you ever want to be taken seriously in any regard.
  2. Haven't found the Hot Wheels version, but I did find the new movie Enterprise keychain at TRU, which is essentially a 3" Micro Machine on a chain. It's actually very good detail for such a small ship (although the saucer's underside details are painted on in white, making them practically invisible.) They also had the Enterprise-D as well as Original Series Enterprise & Klingon ships. At $5 each, they're a little pricey, but still pretty cool. Also, found a blog entry that has pics of most of them.
  3. So far I've only bought Deluxe Sideswipe and Robot Replicas Ironhide. Despite a less-than-solid robot mode, I really love Sideswipe. And RR Ironhide is something I've wanted since the 1st movie line was out, he's still my overall favorite movie robot design. I'm thinking of getting the Legends class figures, since they just keep improving and improving even at such a small size. Plus, I'd really like to get that Legends class Devastator gestalt that Tomy/Takara's releasing as individual figures in Japan. I mean really, if toys that small can have robot, vehicle AND limb modes, why the hell can't the Deluxe & Voyager figures? Somebody was just cheap and/or lazy.
  4. First, the Terminator Salvation line's good for Endoskeletons only. And they're not even that good since you can't even wipe out a platoon of G.I. Joes with these undersized figures. As for Star Trek, I'd really rather not see this become Star Wars, where any character which appeared onscreen for more than a second somehow warrants a figure & backstory. There's only one figure which absolutely needs to be made, and it is Red Shirt Security Officer. And he must only be sold in packs of 10.
  5. I loved Shatner in the TV series & the 1st 6 movies, but it was painfully embarrassing to watch him in Generations & I laughed mightily when he wrote himself back to life in the books. The only, and I mean ONLY way he could come across well in any future Star Trek movie is if they wrote Kirk as this nearly unbelievable badass despite his age. Like Jack Palance in City Slickers, or how Indy -kind of- was in Crystal Skull. Just make him unstoppable with absolutely no acknowledgement or indication of his age. Make him so rocksteady & unflappable that you're practically in AWE of the man. Then kill him off. Now that's what you do with him once you've come up with a REASON for him to be there. Personally, I see none with this timeline. Let Pine's Kirk be Kirk for this generation, there's just no need to hold the new cast back by trying to conjure up some "torch" to pass just to satisfy the needs of the diehard trekkies who mostly seem to have the most problems with this new movie anyway. As for the Borg... no. Just. No. What started as a really cool concept quickly became an overused crutch whenever interest in the current series started declining. I remember watching Voyager's series finale & how much better I liked it when it was called "First Contact." And while we're at it, WTF is with so many people throwing Khan around as the next movie's theme? Let's stick to NEW things now that we've gotten past the requisite origin/fanwank movie, shall we?
  6. As is the case with any fandom, we're in the vast MINORITY of the general public. Most everyone isn't as big a dork as you or me to even care about toys or the movie/series they're from. I found the easiest way to get what I wanted at BK was to simply ask "Which Star Trek toys do you have this week?" right away before I order. Every time they've either looked in a box & pulled out 3 or 4 toys to show me, or just brought the box over for me to look at. Hell, when I 1st found the Kelvin I asked if he had a 2nd & he went to look in another case (this was the mgr btw.)
  7. Why, does JJ Abrams have a mistress who needs work? @trek@ And god please not Chloe O'Brien. I have no idea who she is or how talented she may be, but that pic looks like Anna Paquin with the mumps. For as trivial a character as Rand was, let's put someone genuinely hot in the role if we have to.
  8. I second that Thirded, I really really really like the Kelvin's design. I've even taken a Gundam marker to the panel lines on my BK version, and added some paint to the deflector & Bussard collector. I also feel like such a dork for knowing these words.
  9. I second this motion! I also just realized that I miss the Enterprise zooming past the credits. They so could've done that during the end credits, especially with the Alexander Courage theme playing & all the planet zoom-ins.
  10. Damn, I should've checked this out today. Last time Target had "other selected toys on sale", they accidentally had their exclusive Transformers Animated 2-packs for $5 each, haha!
  11. Yeah, see it's cool that you were able to do this, but it's just so totally wrong that you even had to think about doing it in the 1st place. I really consider the Bridge playset to be a huge slap in the face to fans.
  12. I've been on the fence about getting one of these, and Kirk'd probably be the one I'd get. Your review mentions the black undershirt, I'm assuming this means the gold shirt is a totally seperate piece? I liked the black shirt better for some reason, does it have the starfleet emblem on the chest? More importantly, can you set him into a good ol' drop-kick pose?
  13. What was the first sound? I seen it sunday and don't recall That kinda chirping/pinging sound from the original series bridge, I think it may even be the viewscreen. Speaking of sfx, I noticed Verizon has 7 or 8 new movie ringtones for sale. One is a combo of red alert, communicator & transporter sounds. There's also a few lines of dialogue available, but not really anything worth paying $3 for.
  14. I've been drinking out of my Kirk glass, no wear on it as of now. Yeah, glasses are generally more durable than plastic cups (in terms of printed graphics.) When washed in a dishwasher, there may be some random fading or "paint chipping" on the glass over time, but nothing compared to the inevitable "whiting-out" of a plastic cup. You'll probably drop the glass & break it well before that @loll@
  15. "Captain Riker" doesn't sound right. He turned down the promotion several times & I don't think we ever got to see him actually command his ship when he eventually accepted. Oh wait, I forgot, "Captain Troi" hahaha. Also, I just remembered seeing a few different DVD sets at Toys R Us a few weeks ago. They were all themed collections, I believe each had 5 DVDs. The only one I remember specifically was the alternate universe collection, which had what looked like every episode from all the different series' which took place in the mirror universe & such. I think these were something like $35 each, which is a pretty good deal for something like 20 episodes or more per set. I'll look around to find pics of the packaging, they were mostly black & featured one character's face on the cover, much like the new movie's teaser posters from last year. aaaaaaaaaaaand found it: Star Trek Alternate Realities DVD set. Looks like these sets have been out since September, hahaha oh I guess I didn't care enough to notice then.
  • Create New...
Sign Up For The TNI Newsletter And Have The News Delivered To You!

Entertainment News International (ENI) is the #1 popular culture network for adult fans all around the world.
Get the scoop on all the popular comics, games, movies, toys, and more every day!

Contact and Support

Advertising | Submit News | Contact ENI | Privacy Policy

©Entertainment News International - All images, trademarks, logos, video, brands and images used on this website are registered trademarks of their respective companies and owners. All Rights Reserved. Data has been shared for news reporting purposes only. All content sourced by fans, online websites, and or other fan community sources. Entertainment News International is not responsible for reporting errors, inaccuracies, omissions, and or other liablities related to news shared here. We do our best to keep tabs on infringements. If some of your content was shared by accident. Contact us about any infringements right away - CLICK HERE