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@  Donocropolis : (18 April 2021 - 05:51 PM)

Bianary Breakdown

@  Sabrblade : (18 April 2021 - 04:55 PM)

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@  PlutoniumBoss : (18 April 2021 - 02:10 PM)

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@  Telly : (18 April 2021 - 02:00 PM)

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@  tigerhawk : (17 April 2021 - 03:52 PM)

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@  TheMightyMol... : (17 April 2021 - 06:55 AM)

No, he's just old.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 April 2021 - 06:49 AM)

I think he might have had a stroke...

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 April 2021 - 04:55 AM)

Phrasing!

@  LioConvoy : (16 April 2021 - 11:05 PM)

NEED

@  LioConvoy : (16 April 2021 - 11:04 PM)

BEAST GENERAL

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 07:04 PM)

I dunno if to call them the worst salesperson ever or the best.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2021 - 01:33 PM)

They must not have really wanted to sell you anything.

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 09:19 AM)

This just happened to be the first time one ever gave up and walked away immediately after ringing the bell. Like, no patience at all or something.

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 09:17 AM)

Covid didn't stop salespeople from coming to my neighborhood. They are still a consistent annoyance.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 April 2021 - 08:16 AM)

Random like "Why does god allow terrible things?" or random like "You can see them too?!?"?

@  Echowarrior : (16 April 2021 - 07:36 AM)

And yet, I still have to deal with random idiots on the street asking me random questions.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2021 - 04:04 PM)

door to door salesmen (or those offering religion) certainly are one of the things lost to COVID that I've missed the least

@  Sabrblade : (15 April 2021 - 10:07 AM)

They rang the bell and were walking away before I even got to the door mere seconds later.

@  Sabrblade : (15 April 2021 - 10:06 AM)

I just got ding-dong-ditched by a salesperson.

@  tigerhawk : (14 April 2021 - 01:20 AM)

Sure he's a peeping tom but every single Scottish person does it!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (13 April 2021 - 08:09 PM)

Groundskeeper Wheelie say you're going to taste my rake today!

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 April 2021 - 06:57 PM)

"If elected mayor, me first act will be ta KILL THA WHOLE LOT 'A YA, AND.......I know it's on!"

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 April 2021 - 01:57 PM)

Campaign slogan? "Its Willie time!"

@  tigerhawk : (13 April 2021 - 10:15 AM)

I'd vote for Groundskeeper Wullie.

@  Donocropolis : (13 April 2021 - 07:25 AM)

A comic, yes, but we need a figure!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 April 2021 - 06:27 AM)

No.. It's Tiberious Maximus... And there is a comic with such already. :D

@  Donocropolis : (12 April 2021 - 11:15 AM)

Yes. Color it like the Energon version of Unicron. Also, give us Fortress Tiberious.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 April 2021 - 09:49 AM)

Great. Now I want a borg cube unicron...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (12 April 2021 - 09:00 AM)

We still need Transformers x Star Trek toy.

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 April 2021 - 05:39 AM)

I saw most of them at retail at TRU, but that's not an option in the US anymore.

@  tigerhawk : (12 April 2021 - 04:21 AM)

Dibs on naming the Ark robot Arkonus.

@  Kalidor : (11 April 2021 - 09:48 PM)

The only Titan figure I ever saw at retail was Trypticon at Ollie's

@  PlutoniumBoss : (11 April 2021 - 09:12 PM)

Robosen Prime has market crossover with not just the toy collectors, but robotics enthusiasts quite willing to pay that price for a product like this.

@  wonko the sane? : (11 April 2021 - 08:33 PM)

One of my two local TRUs will stock exactly ONE titan at a time. It usually ends up "clearanced" for about 20 bucks off cause no one is willing to pay for at full price OR discounted.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 07:56 PM)

Most stores don't seem to want to stock Commanders or Titans, never mind Unicron.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 April 2021 - 07:55 PM)

I wonder if Unicron going to crowdfuning wasn't just a price issue but also stores not wanting to stock and transport something so huge.

@  TM2-Megatron : (11 April 2021 - 07:47 PM)

It is, although this thing could also be considered a STEM educational tool

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 07:33 PM)

Doesn't change the fact that, for most people, $700 is a pretty hefty investment for a toy.

@  TM2-Megatron : (11 April 2021 - 07:17 PM)

I dunno, $700 doesn't seem that bad for what it does. Some of those Masterpiece figures seem to go for at least half that price, and they don't have any actual robots or even electronics.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 05:35 PM)

Not to mention wallet-shattering.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (11 April 2021 - 04:30 PM)

It's a jargon-shattering figure.

@  Kalidor : (10 April 2021 - 08:50 PM)

The licensed Optimus Prime that transforms itself is the appropriate usage of the term "Third Party"

@  Donocropolis : (10 April 2021 - 08:24 AM)

That Optimus isn't built by Hasbro, only licensed. The company that makes it has been making similar robots for years, so no crowdfundng required.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 April 2021 - 08:05 AM)

Apparently they're selling one for 74 and a half thousand dollars.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 April 2021 - 08:01 AM)

We could write boston dynamics and ask?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 April 2021 - 07:59 AM)

Granted, I'm not sure how much robots with elaborate movement tend to go for.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 April 2021 - 07:56 AM)

I think with actual robotics it was easier to justify selling it at a high cost, compared to an unusually large action figure.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 April 2021 - 05:06 AM)

It is a very impressive display of robotics though.

@  tigerhawk : (10 April 2021 - 04:52 AM)

What were they thinking with that self transforming Optimus? should have been another crowd funder for that price.

@  tigerhawk : (08 April 2021 - 03:33 PM)

I wish they'd rerelease Earthrise Ramjet and Dirge.


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#1 Luke

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Posted 07 November 2011 - 07:49 PM

Looks like the old thread was big and got purged, and Joe Kyde's eating plenty healthy these days anyway, so... Let's start off with some RID/G2 suggested by Windsweeper:

QUOTE(windsweeper @ Nov 7 2011, 07:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
G2 Motormouth from Ironhide

G2 Doubleclutch from Mirage

RID REV and G2 Firecracker from Sideswipe

Can't say I'm up for Ironhide again.

I think Double Clutch could maybe turn into a Diaclone red Mirage if done right.
EDIT: Hrm... Googling that, maybe not. Lot more blue on DC than I remembered.

ALWAYS want more of the Sideswipe mold. I love it more than is probably healthy. icon-hotrod.gif

Edited by Lukeblast, 07 November 2011 - 07:56 PM.


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Posted 07 November 2011 - 08:05 PM

Huffer from Lazah Prime.

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Posted 07 November 2011 - 08:11 PM

Obsidian from 2010 Tomahawk.
Strika from Generations Straxus.

I really want toys of these two from their G1 general days.

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Posted 07 November 2011 - 10:43 PM

It would be cool to see Obsidian and Strika as G1 Autobot toys.



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Posted 07 November 2011 - 11:34 PM

I still want Ironfist from 25th Hound. I don't care if he don't have a huge gun thing.

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Posted 07 November 2011 - 11:44 PM

QUOTE(Spectre @ Nov 7 2011, 07:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Obsidian from 2010 Tomahawk.
Strika from Generations Straxus.

I really want toys of these two from their G1 general days.

This would be cool since they just really popped up out of nowhere during Beast Machines with back story as being great generals during the war. Actually IDW should do something with that icon-fire.gif

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 12:11 AM

QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Nov 7 2011, 09:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I still want Ironfist from 25th Hound. I don't care if he don't have a huge gun thing.


This.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 12:26 AM

I'm partial towards Blackcat.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 01:44 AM

Star Saber from Classics Jetfire/Universe Threadbolt. icon-fire.gif

Hey it could work. He's got a Prime-esque removable helmet-head and if you remove it, he becomes Saber. And if you fold out the wings and the cannons from his weapons pack, he can approximate the look of Victory Saber.

Just need to remold one of the missiles as a sword, of course.

Edited by c0ldfire, 08 November 2011 - 01:52 AM.


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Posted 08 November 2011 - 02:03 AM

I want Powerglide from seeker mold
Cosmos from Cyclonus

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 02:22 AM

QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Nov 8 2011, 03:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm partial towards Blackcat.


He needs to come with Howlback, the original Ravage redeco!

Mind, Howlback and Blackcat are both blue Ravages, aren't they? Hmmm....

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 02:26 AM

Blackcat is green. Insanely enough.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 04:14 AM

I'd like a Howlback with a Detritus redeco. Since they're both eHobby figures and all.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 07:12 AM

I love the idea of Jetfire as Star Saber (prefereably with new helmet and armor pieces... and sword of course).

Hound as Ironfist woud be great too, with a new head. There are several Ravage repaints that are great characters, but honestly I think that the Hound-linked Ravage mold is unbearably awful. Unless it's remolded so the head doesn't look like @$$ I'd dump it in favor of a big brain-explodey gun.


What would I like to see otherwise?


Throttlebots from Classic Bumblebee (Either Legend or Deluxe, preferably with new heads).

Lightspeed from the Wheeljack/Tracks mold, again with new head.

DoTM HA Whirl as G1 Whirl with a new head (and maybe new c-clip weapons that look like his G1 stuff).

Ultra Seaspray as Waverider

Either Cyclonus or the Seeker mold as Metalhawk (I think it could work as either).

Breacher as AM Rollout (anyone suggest a good Glitch to package him with?)

And the Botcon ad inspired RtS Prime as Ironworks and Powertrain


-ZacWilliam, Sure there are other awesome ideas out there, but these are the first that jump to mind for me.

Edited by ZacWilliam1, 08 November 2011 - 07:16 AM.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 09:10 AM

Universe Cyclonus as Dogfight
RTS Prime as Overload
Universe Octane as Powertrain

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 09:20 AM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Nov 8 2011, 07:12 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Breacher as AM Rollout

God yes. That mold is practically SCREAMING for it. My only qualm is that I want him bigger than a Scout, but you can't have everything.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 09:41 AM

QUOTE(Razorsaw @ Nov 8 2011, 09:10 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
RTS Prime as Overload
Universe Octane as Powertrain


I'm ok with RtS for Overload (though I'd go with Legends Prime first for a correct truck cab.)

But NO ONE should have to suffer that Octane mold.


ZacWilliam, especially the potentially cool Powertrain and Ironworks. Ugh that's a terrible mold.

Edited by ZacWilliam1, 08 November 2011 - 09:42 AM.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 09:55 AM

QUOTE(Spectre @ Nov 8 2011, 01:11 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Obsidian from 2010 Tomahawk.
Strika from Generations Straxus.

I really want toys of these two from their G1 general days.


This is a pretty good idea.

Ohterwise the E-hobby repaints, or Tailgate.

A blue Bluestreak as Fusion.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 09:58 AM

Fusion needs to be a repaint of WFC Cybertronian Prime.

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 09:59 AM

Laser Magnus from the RTS Optimus.
G1 toy colored Galvatron.
Diaclone Magnus/Powered Convoy from either Classics Optimus or RtS Optimus.
Treads from Warpath.
Purple Generic Seeker/Air Warrior from Classics Starscream.
Wave Rider from Voyager Seaspray.
Gutcruncher from Generations Warpath.
TCC Side Burn's colors on Masterpiece Rodimus mold (he'd have the yellow visor).
Either Jackpot or Kick-Off from the RtS Jazz mold.
Rotorstorm from Tomahawk.

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