A NEW THREAT LOOMS! C.P.S Clear Plastic Syndrome

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  1. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Vlog for Jan 30th: Quick Updates, Need Canadian Help - YouTube

    This has been brought to my intention while watching TJ Omega's newest V-Log. Clear Plastic Syndrome...Apparently Clear Plastic will break regardless of own touches it or not.

    Toys Affected:

    Armada Star Saber Minicon Team
    Universe 1.0 Repungus
    RID Prowl
    Prime RID Optimus Prime
    Cybertron Crosswise

    Yes Crosswise, my own namesake is a future victim. I don't know what to do, Crosswise means the world to me and i am not loosing him. I want him buried to my grave.

    Can Their be a cure or will i have to live with a doorless Crosswise? Cause I sure as hell do want that to happen.
     
  2. Megatron1

    Megatron1 Decepticon LEADER

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    I didn't even know C.P.S was REAL!
     
  3. LegoTFGuy

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    I lost an Animated Swindle shoulder to this horrid syndrome. If you ask me, clear plastic joints is kinda stupid on a toy. (Except the PCC mini-Cons- they're small enough to not have much stress.)
     
  4. Lbsammills51

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    Animated Swindle and his shoulder joints is the one I've heard the most complaints about.

    I have the clear Star, Dark and Fire Sabers plus the Energon and Blizzard Sabers and have had no problems, but since some have been a pain in the ass to find I don't disconnect them very much anyways and just leave them be.

    I thought clear plastic, in certain places (Animated Swindle's shoulder) was always a pain in the ass and thing to be careful about though?
     
  5. Valkysas

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    This is FAR from a new threat. People have been seeing this for a very, very long time.

    BW Razorclaw's balljoint elbow, all three RID Car Brothers, the Star Saber and Energon Saber minicons, 3-4energon weapons, Animated Swindle's arms, and Energon Bruticus' bright green tank component's combination socket have all broken for me, with Razorclaw's issue happening the fastest, just a few days after purchase back in the 90's.
     
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    PRID Optimus Prime will surely be a future C.P.S victim.
     
  7. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    Can't view the video at the moment, but it sounds to me like it's less a syndrome and more "clear plastic is more fragile."
     
  8. Foster

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    Yeah, welcome to the late '90s. I also have several BM toys with brittle clear plastic issues.
     
  9. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Wait so do i have to be just careful?

    Also I forgot about Animated Swindle. That guy too worries me. Wait is their a way to remold the clear plastic to make it hard plastic?
     
  10. Megatron1

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    I don't know. I didn't even though this disease was real!
     
  11. Abrogate

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    Seriously, people were talking about brittle clear plastic before I had ever heard of "GPS"
     
  12. Alucard77

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    Wait, so clear MP Starscream has a hidden Gimmick? He turns into ash Starscream same as when Galvatron shot him? Awesome!
     
  13. Brooticus

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    Oh dear. That's unfortunate. I love my RID stuff! I don't want it to crumble!

    Incidentally, First Edition Cliffjumper and RiD Wheeljack use clear plastic in the neck joints (Cliff as the socket, Jack as the ball). Be afraid.
     
  14. Boy Blunder

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    I'll have to be careful with Swindle, then, though admittedly I always worried he might have issues.

    This makes me weep for people who have either Electro Ligier or Botcon Mirage.
     
  15. EmperorDinobot

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    lol lololol. I love Cybertron Crosswise. If he broke I WOULD BE MAD!
     
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    He does?, crud.
     
  17. Megatron1

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    How does a toy GET C.P.S anyway?
     
  18. Boy Blunder

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    I imagine it has to do with the plastic itself, and the chemicals used to make it transparent/the physical tolerance of clear plastic.
     
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    Not using protection. *bah-dum-tish*
     
  20. Megatron1

    Megatron1 Decepticon LEADER

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    I'll have to get my Decepticon doctor to look at my toys. He'll know what to do. This is him.
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