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Just Two More

Sent to bonesiii, who'll pass it on to the BSS for reviewing.   UPDATE: Read this entry, it contains the updated concept.   - - -   As we're all aware, there's been a recent outbreak of complaints as to the overabundance of elements and their seemingly random addition to the BIONICLE storyline. Most members now are strongly against the addition of any new elements within the boundaries of the MU, with the grounds that there are "just too many" of them. And they've got a good point, if the add

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The Elemental Matrix Concept 3.0

- - -   First of all, I'd like to point out that I don't really see this proposal as a theory, but rather as a discovery. Most aspects of it have been hinted at since the very beginning of BIONICLE, but have never been clearly explained. What this proposal aims to do is to unravel the grand scheme, if you will, and redefine that which has been there all along.   I've divided the theory into several basic parts, each raising and answering a question that I believe to be pertinent. So, starting

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Change in Plan

NOTE: This proposal is also outdated. The current (and final) suggestion is being reviewed by the BSS and will not be posted publicly until they've consulted with Greg.   - - -     | CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE |   Three is still at the base, with all ensuing numbers as multiples.   Void is basically a superset of Vacuum, it is nothing, the absence of both good (moral light), and evil (moral shadow). It is to be a physical representation of the moral balance present in every Toa, except for the T

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Uncanonized

Just had another idea laid to waste by the Greg man:     And just in case anyone's interested, this is something else I suggested to the BSS a while ago:     I look forward to hearing what you think.

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Incepted

I was supposed to go to the movie theater with a friend today, but it turned out he had some other arrangements so I ended up going by myself. I didn't mind, really, it rather contributes to the experience when you're alone. The movie of choice was none other than Inception.   The room was pretty empty, and I was at the backmost row, so it felt decent enough. The movie itself was astonishing. I found it well-paced, innovative and with just the right amount of action, effect and intrigue. Christo

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Regards from Mr. Faber

Christian Faber was kind enough to share a piece of concept BIONICLE artwork with me over email:     Something else that might be interesting is, he'll soon be launching a website, entirely dedicated to his work with LEGO during the past 25 years. As I suspected, he was also involved in the making of the Slizer/Throwbots series, so it's quite possible that we may finally obtain some form of official canon for the guys.

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Overseas Shipping: The Rant

For the past several years, I've been doing what I could never do as a kid—namely collecting BIONICLE sets, collectibles, pieces and merchandise online.   I recently came to a very grim realization that had somehow been eluding me since mid 2011. Shipping overseas (in my case from the US to Bulgaria) without tracking is absolutely unreliable. I went ahead and made an extensive revision of every online purchase I've made from the US since mid 2011 and arrived at the following numbers: 5 US eBay p

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Is This a Joke?

Does anyone have any idea why Greg's signature mentions BIONICLE returning in 2015? Is this some sort of prank?

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Huh...

Did I ever show any of these to anyone? Or these things:           God, that was such an awesome concept, and the pattern couldn't possibly have been any more perfect.

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BIONICLE: The Game OST

Beating my own lay attempts years ago, someone figured out a way to extract all the musical fragments from BIONICLE: The Game and sewing them together to bring the most complete, well-composed and high-quality OST of the game available online:   or DOWNLOAD!  The score includes fragments that have never been used in the actual game for one reason or another, like amazing passage for Ta-Koro and entire battle theme for Ga-Koro.  Credit goes out to Hexadecimal Mantis for extracting the mus

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Car Logo

I really ought to incorporate this in a modern day sci fi BIONICLE epic, wouldn't you agree?  

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If I Were in Charge of BIONICLE

I'd have ended the story in 2008 with a cliffhanger and a "to be continued," then made Bara Magna the proper Generation 2 after a year's hiatus.   Let's face it, BIONICLE had two reboots: a minor one and a major one. Both failed. IMHO, Bara Magna had promise but was handled poorly. The fact that it ran for only a year is still just surreal to me.

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Half My Life Ago

It looks like I got a new spinny yesterday and it just hit me I've been a member here for 12 years. I turned 24 last month.   I've been a BZP member for half my life now.

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Light Bluish Gray

My very first topic (or post, for that matter) on BZP was in BIONICLE-Based Creations and featured... an MOC with a very vague description and literally no photos, as I hadn't yet heard of Brickshelf. The MOC was called the "Ko-Defender."   On a seemingly unrelated note, I had no idea about the distinction between "light gray" and "light bluish gray" until yesterday; I only knew about "dark gray" and "dark bluish gray" as the pieces in those two colors tend to be bigger. So obviously, I had to g

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Ideas for a Broken Lhikan Greatsword Axle?

So just a few hours ago I got what I thought was a great deal on Toa Lhikan and Kikanalo: about $25 in local currency for a seemingly complete set; no box or instructions included. When disassembling the set and doing a piece count, I found a few were missing and several others were in the wrong color. All in all, nothing I wasn't prepared for (these are typical issues when buying from "normies"); I've already ordered the instructions from a US seller and all the necessary pieces from a UK selle

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Thoughts on the Nikila Contest

Upon voting in each poll for the recent Nikila contest, I was a bit disappointed by the sheer amount of rough, bulky, macho designs that the majority of entrants had drawn. IMO, Greg's rule regarding the addition of female attributes really hindered the potential of some artists. Don't get me wrong, there are some great pieces out there, but most of them are, in my opinion anyway, nothing like what Nikila should look like.   My personal favorites?     Good luck to everyone, and I look forwa

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Finally Got the Copper Huna

Back in 2006 when I became and Outstanding BZPower Citizen a US copper Huna was sent out to me as a token of appreciation but unfortunately never made it to me.   12 years later I finally have it. Black Six was kind enough to send me one as a substitute for the Villain Pack I won in the 2018 Member Raffle #4.

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The Wayback Machine

Unbelievably, there appear to be 10 snapshots of my BZP profile in the Wayback Machine, but all of them display a board message. Supposedly due to the fact that you can't view profiles while you aren't logged in. But people certainly must've made the snapshots while logged in and while looking at my profile particularly.   Does anyone have any idea how to make these snapshots work?

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