Admittedly bad toys that you still like

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Gilgamesh, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. Gilgamesh

    Gilgamesh Mostly Harmless

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    We have toys that others hate, but we like (Univ. Galvatron is in this group for me). We've also discussed toys that everyone seems to love but we can't stand.

    This thread is for those toys we openly admit to be terrible, yet we can't help finding some charm in them.

    This happened to me when I finally caved and got the DOTM twins (also my first twins figures). I can't explain this, the toys aren't well designed at all (with some awful inexplicable design choices), the transformation is nothing spectacular and Skids in particular makes me go WTF (no modern transformer should be missing basic knee articulation). And yet, I still kinda like them when I see them posed together! I still know they aren't good figures at all, and can't bring myself to hate the goddamn things.

    So, what are your guilty TF pleasures? What's that figure that while objectively bad, you still like?
     
  2. xZAOx

    xZAOx Yep.

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    Strarf Toy Battles Reloaded TFW2005 Supporter

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    Armada Scavenger
     
  4. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    A lot of Armada toys such as Megatron. Energon Jetfire. Cybertron Overhaul.
     
  5. Starfire22

    Starfire22 Wall crawling menace!

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    Armada hot shot.
     
  6. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    He's a jamaican robot rhino. I don't see how people can NOT love him.
     
  7. DethPike

    DethPike Master of Sinanju

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    G1 Quickswitch

    What a terrible goddammed toy. And yet, I can't help but love it.
     
  8. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    Probably the unposeable "Accessory bots" from A-E-C, especially Overload (Armada), Wing Saber (Energon), and Leobreaker (Actually I like Leo Prime and Botcon Razorclaw more)
     
  9. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Every Torso bot from teh Energon Combiners, except Barricade. The limbs were so much better. The torsos i only like because of their usefulness in creating the combined mode.
     
  10. depthcharge82

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    animated Snarl
     
  11. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    Despite its jet backpack and simple transformation, I still love Classics Silverbolt.
     
  12. Stygian360

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    LOL...I agree! I have not transformed this guy even once from dino mode since I bought him several years ago, and he proudly sits on my shelf! I can't imagine he looks any better as a bot than he does as a dino, so I figure why spoil my enjoyment of him by transforming him into his underwhelming bot mode.
     
  13. Hot Shot.

    Hot Shot. Giving up on the fiction.

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    Energon Hot Shot.
     
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    Universe Dinobot and Cheetor, better than getting nothing or seeing them as slaggin exclusives on the other side of the country.
     
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    Action Masters in general.
     
  16. jru42287

    jru42287 With great power...

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    RotF Demolishor. His transformation is confusing at times. He looks nothing like his CGI counterpart, and in vehicle mode looks like a shitty Tonka toy. Yet, I still like him, and I don't know why. I think because his CGI design is one of my favorites from the movie.
     
  17. JackHammer

    JackHammer Me, no, I would never

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    Energon Hot Shot
    Cybertron Leobreaker
    Animated Snarl
     
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  19. rattraprules98

    rattraprules98 AKA Chr0nus

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  20. ang3l3s

    ang3l3s Sixshot

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    Universe galvatron and hftd bb for me, The transformation is kool and bb has all the accesories that every bb fig should have imo.
     

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