Autobot/Decepticon Symbol Magnets in Wal-Mart TF DVDs

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by reave, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. reave

    reave Well-Known Member

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    Just saw a new Christmas Display for Transformers DVD's at Wal-Mart. They're sticking one of the insignia magnets in them that Hasbro Toy Shop was giving away a while back.
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  2. EvaUnit13

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  3. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    I thought magnets would mess them up? Erase them or something? Or is that just tapes?
     
  4. domientius

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    Just tapes.

    Dammit, it's the movie eye symbols, not the classic eyes. One of the more pointless changes the movie made, really.
     
  5. David Hingtgen

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    I would say THE most pointless. Even most G1 fans don't notice it until you point it out, and then pretty much need a side-by-side comparison.

    And the original version was better. (Which is what I used as a stencil on my birthday cake) :) 
     
  6. sdtessmann

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    I'd be willing to bet that the symbols were changed so that Hasbro could keep the copyright on the original versions while Paramount could have the copyright for the changed versions. Just a thought...

    Shawn
     
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    Only one?...don't really care cause I have two sets already, but the set would seem more appropiate.
     
  8. Alpha Prime

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    i've heard it could, but it'd have to be a stronger magnet...like a lot stronger.

    do they have "7-4-7" on the bottom?
     
  9. Pauly T

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    Kinda looks like it's Bot on the front and Con on the back.

    I don't have those magnets yet, and their inclusion almost makes the DVD worth buying...

    Almost.
     
  10. Lt. Faceless

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    I guess i have a reason to go and buy this movie now.
     
  11. reave

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    I'm almost positive that they don't, but I'd have to look again to be sure. I can see from my pic that there is some different text on the bottom to the right (not on the 7-4-7 magnets).
     
  12. reave

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    They only had one each. I had to turn that one around to find a Decepticon one (though there were plenty of both. Some had them on the front of the package, some on the back and few didn't even have it in them.
     
  13. Pauly T

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    Wow, that is awfully lame... even for Walmart.

    Thanks for the info, though.
     
  14. Silverwynde

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    No, they don't, just copyright text.

    Why, oh why, did I have to take a psychotic completist for a mate? (/sobs)
     
  15. EvaUnit13

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    Huh? Do you mean the eyes are sharper or something?
     
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    I got those with the Primus I ordered earlier this year from hts, but that's a cool extra on these I guess
     
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    Saw those a few days ago.
     
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    Whoa, I thought I was the only one who was being picky! Glad to see other people still care about the details! Just sell the magnets, I'll pass on the movie. And they really SHOULD INCLUDE BOTH together! What are they expecting, someone buy two copies of the DVD just for magnets?
     
  19. Autovolt 127

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    I don't need it,I have the Best Buy Version.
     
  20. DeceptiKreep

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    This almost you looks like you get both magnets .... the Decepticon logo is on the back of one and the Autobot is on the front ... can anyone confirm/deny?
     

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