Any Idea On What "Some Surprises" In The Universe Line Could Mean?

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  1. GrimlockAutobot

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    I noticed that in Toyfare #140 there is a full-page advertisement for Transformers Universe. The ad shows a big picture of Cheetor in robot form and the caption next to it says:

    Now the bold and underlined section in the paragraph talks about "some surprises" I wonder what that could mean? What do you think?
     
  2. JazzEd

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    I also saw that. Don't know what they could have in store. Like most people said, could be store exclusives. But I hope it's Jazz, Shockwave, or Wheeljack.
     
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    Maybe a Headmaster, maybe even an updated Pretender. I certainly wouldn't mind having a Universe Thunderwing.
     
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    maybe surprise! we're shutting down the line
     
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    Well, it can't be repaints as that couldnt be described as a surprise. :p 
     
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    These are the ones i'd love to see as well especially Thunderwing. I'd love to see a Fortress Maximus too.
     
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    Universe Victory Saber or GTFO.
     
  8. dsn1014

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    I'd be more enclined to believe it was just buzz words thrown in by the advertisers to add some kind of energy to the releases. An updated Pretender or Headmaster would be awesome though, never hurt to live in hope.

    I never saw the ad myself. Any chance of a scan?
     
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    Armada Side Swipe...

    but so long as I can find these toys I will be happy
     
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    The blurb already mentions Generation 1. An updated G1 character wouldn't really be a surprise because that's what almost all of the line already is. I'd say something different or off the wall (maybe like Acid Storm and RID Bruticus, did anybody really think Hasbro would put those guys out?)
     
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    Animated toys, maybe?
     
  12. GrimlockAutobot

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    I'm not signed up to any image-hosting sites. So scanning it and posting it will take some doing. Rest assured, I typed the caption just as it was written on the advertisement.
     
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    Universe releases here and there while the Movie toys are out will be a good enough surprise for me, even if it's a replaint. I'd still love for a Red Alert and Sunstorm.
     
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    I think this is most likely the case. I wouldn't read to much into it.
     
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    ^Seconded on that^

    More than likely though I think it's just buzzwords or maybe since Universe has kinda been restructured to be a collection of all the different lines rather then just a hodge-podge of shelf warmers that have been repackaged: maybe we'll see some unreleased Animated figures that never had the chance to hit the shelves because of the movie line coming out here pretty soon.

    Here's to hope
     
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    Maybe it's the Titaniums? I mean really, who saw those coming when they got seen? Or maybe it's something else, maybe...Alternators?
     
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    inferno is a G2 update, not G1. SURPRISE!
     
  19. dsn1014

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    thats cool, no worries, I'm just a sucker for colourdy pictures.

    I'd dig anything that might come along though, but no tears here if there's not, while the movie might hog the shelves for a good long time, its gonna strengthen the franchise, I hope and allow for future funky releases.
     
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    G1 Omega Supreme or G1 Sky Lynx would be rad or possibly the G1 Predacons :drool: 
     

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