Botcon tweet of Cheetor pic... Action Master Thundercracker cameo?

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  1. Bgrngod

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    Botcon tweet of Cheetor pic... Action Master Thundercracker cameo? (April fools joke)

    EDIT: This was an April Fool's Joke. The twitter feed later shot out a few other pictures, including this gem:

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    Botcon tweeted a pic of Cheetor making a showing from Joecon... with a brightly colored airplane toy in the background....

    Could this be Action Master Thundercracker?!?!?

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  2. BraveMax

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    Cybertron Thundercracker mold, apparently (I wasn't sure at first... Others insisted).

    Doesn't match the rumor, and it IS April Fools Day...
     
  3. Bgrngod

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    Yuppers. Could be April Fools... would be a cruel joke if it's a prank.

    However, it's undeniable that there is a very hidiously colored plane in the background that doesn't match any releases we've seen so far.... yoinks! Would they go so far as to paint one up and "sneak" it into the background of a pic just to play an April fools joke? Maybe.

    The fact it's obviously not the Classics mold is a bit of a bummer if it's real.
     
  4. predicon1

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    awsome i wana get my hands on him
     
  5. Bass X0

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    I'm expecting it to be real. They probably can't use the Classics mold since Hasbro is using it.
     
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    I don't think the rumor specified which mold Thundercracker would come from?
     
  7. tehKOREANdude

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    cheetor looks much better. the headsculpt, from this angle, looks much more natural. i don't have much interest in action master tc.
     
  8. Bgrngod

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    Appropriate that his head is "fuzzy" in the image for today :/

    I am super stoked about Cheetor, but damn my focus sure changed when I first saw that picture.
     
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    It will be a colossal fail if it's not based on the Generations mold, IMO. :/
     
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    That's called epic trolling. The fandom wants Action Master Thundercracker. They're giving you an Action Master Thundercracker.
     
  11. Bass X0

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    They have a "don't reuse a mold from a previous Botcon" rule that has yet to be broken. The Classics seeker mold has already been used so it can't be used at a later Botcon (although Club toys are exempt hence G2 Ramjet and Punch/Counter-Punch).
     
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    I'm not sure if I should take this seriously or not, given the reality of this being the Day of Deep Suspicion (April Fool's) and all....

    Suffice it to say, the "rule" is considered (and, in fact, I think it was outright stated by FP) not to be so much a rule as a guideline, as of when those club toys were made. I've never heard it suggested that club toys are exempt.

    If that makes my first "falling right into the April Fool's trap" of the day, so be it.
     
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    They deleted the tweet, so take that for what it's worth.
     
  14. Bogatan

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    I've been disappointed by what I consider odd decisions by FP so I don't want to hope its a joke too much. If that is what we end up with at leas the colours look right and while odd its not that bad a toy aside fro mth stupid arm.

    But..

    Certainly from what was said last year I'm sure the plan was for the classic mould, though I aren't 100% on it and since the club are making Ramjet it would be a bit of a surprise to find out a classic AMTC wasn't an option.

    And they do like their april fools day.
     
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    I'm more interested in Cheetor. Though I'd like an AM Thundercrcker :D 
     
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    Suspicious timing is suspicious.
     
  17. Bgrngod

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    But they haven't deleted the image yet from their twitter image hosting site :p 

    Either they are removing an April Fool's joke, or someone screwed up when taking the pic? We shall see.

    Just now from their twitter feed:
    Lulz? Maybe an accidental April Fool's joke they are trying to remedy? I doubt they'd sad-face an intentional joke.
     
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    and/or part of the prank?
     

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