Arcee g1 figure question

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  1. figsdad

    figsdad Well-Known Member

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    Question why wasn't there a g1 Arcee figure ever brought out at the time when transformers was in the kids eyes.?
     
  2. Roanstalker

    Roanstalker Great Baan Gaan fan

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    They didnt think girl figures would sell? And wrong section.
     
  3. Seawing

    Seawing Lurker of the depths Moderator

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    Would you have wanted to buy this?
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    I don't know what book this is from though.
     
  4. The Bucket Kitten

    The Bucket Kitten Meow... TFW2005 Supporter

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    :eek:  What the fuck is...:puke2: 
     
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    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Simple pink girl robot = no boys want it.
     
  7. M3GATRON

    M3GATRON Well-Known Member

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    1/10 of boys would have. Statistics say
     
  8. blurr69

    blurr69 First time caller

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    And whats the right section ? Curious myself now...
     
  9. NothingHead

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    I would have wanted her. Still do; I don't think young kids assign colors/symbols to complex things like gender identity at that age. That's an older kid/adult thing. The character's pink; the toy's pink. If you like the character, you'll like the toy..
     
  10. Lacimehc

    Lacimehc Tastes like medicine

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    I would have...
     
  11. Lunar Archivist

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    I always wanted her as a kid as well.
     
  12. The_Black_Sheep

    The_Black_Sheep Willyna...

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    IMHO Both of these would have sucked. Flicking through my Generations Book, to this day it's still hard to believe that HasTak never produced a G1 Arcee in 86/87 with her own unique mold. She was a major character in S3 but she never had a G1 figure? *shakes head*
     
  13. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    I don't think being pink would've put any boys off the figure. Just look at G1 Snaptrap. It being a female character might've. But then I'm sure she'd have just ended up being the girl Transformer that the boy Transformers saved while playing and still made it into many TF collections back then. I know I wanted an Arcee figure back then. Probably more for completion's sake than anything else though. That and I'm sure there were female TF fans back in the old movie days that would've wanted her.
     
  14. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    This! the seacons showed pink wasn't an issue for hasbro. I agree it was the female aspect more than anything else. I would have wanted one.
     
  15. Ribieconvoy

    Ribieconvoy It's pronounced "ribby"

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    I would snap that orange and pink Arcee up in a heartbeat if it actually transformed. Granted, I AM a collector, and not part of the age group that these toys are actually aimed at.
     
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    Backpack G1 forever.

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    I would have. It bothered me to no end that Arcee, a major character; didn't get a figure. Plus, this proto isn't that bad when you put it next to the other movie toys.
     
  17. ginrai

    ginrai lost with no way home.

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    Hurm.. Sorry.. Lacimehc.. but you happened to be Post #10.. I found it amusing.
     
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    its a girl and pink. Even today with grown up collectors they have trouble selling its a girl and pink. Possibly a reason why TF:p rime Arcee is now Blue.
     
  19. billcosby

    billcosby Geewin

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    ^^

    Yeah, Animated Arcee would like a word with you. ;) 
     

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