Buy G1 Shockwave before DOTM Shockwave?

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Should I buy a G1 Shockwave before Dark of the Moon Shockwave comes out?

  1. Yes, You've Got to Love a G1 Shockwave

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  2. No, Save your money for DOTF Shockwave

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  1. Lazerwave

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    Ever since I found out that Shockwave is the main villain for the next Transformers movie I've gone obsess. When I think of Shockwave I play with my Animated Shockwave, but it's not the same. I think before Dark Of The Moon Shockwave comes out (whatever his size is) I should buy a G1 Shockwave. The only problem is G1 toys are very expensive, rare and I have to be warned about Knock Offs. And if I find one on ebay I hope to buy one under $80. Should I get one?
     
  2. E. C. R. Former

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    Why not try putting this poll up again once DOTM Shockwave has actually been revealed?
     
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    G1 Shockwave is a great toy that holds up very well by today's standards - get him if you can. I doubt you'd be able to find one on eBay at the cost you speak of, though.
     
  4. Wollstone

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    This poll is amusing. Will $80 make you broke for an entire year? Is that why you can only pick one?
     
  5. grimlock1972

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    Under $80? hope you got a time machine because unless you find one at a flea market or garage sale your not likely to find one that cheap. and if you do odds are it won't be complete.
     
  6. Lazerwave

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    I'm not poor, $80 is all I have on Paypal right now. And I'm cheap.:lol 
     
  7. Wollstone

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    Yes well, that joke went over your head. I was referring to the fact that movie Shockwave isn't going to be out for a few months. We don't even know what he looks like.

    So unless that $80 is all the money you're going to have from now until the coming Summer, then spend it on whatever.
     
  8. Brainchild

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    DOTM Shockwave's body could be polka dotted and have a giant metal penis strapped across it for all we know. Go ahead and grab G1 Shockwave, and see to getting DOTM Shockwave when he's actually released.
     
  9. Wollstone

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    Well NOW my expectations are set unreasonably high. That's what she said.
     
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    So you are saying Shockwave is in DotM? Way to blow it for those trying to stay spoiler free. And yeah 80 bucks is not a realistic price on eBay unless someone lists it wrong.
     
  11. Insecticon

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    You know, Shockwave could be just like the Fallen and look nothing like his original counterpart.

    Your best bet if you want a G1 Shockwave for $80 is to find a high quality KO of some kind. They have one on KO on kotoys for about that much. Now whether or not you want to deal with kotoys is up to you.
     
  12. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    if Shockwave KO's are going for $75-$80, what makes you think you'll find an original G1 Shockwave for $80?

    even if you find a junker, you're looking at a wad of cabbage being spent.

    really, Shockwave is worth it to just wait and save up a bit longer.
    but with each movie, the fandom gets an influx of collectors and it may be harder and costlier to obtain a G1 after DotM comes out.

    so wear some asbestos underwear, don't let your PayPal balance burn a hole in your pocket and save up for Shockwave that's in great shape.
     
  13. Wollstone

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    The Fallen's original design was pretty generic.
     
  14. Insecticon

    Insecticon I am a Transformers

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    Yeah, true. You do make a good point there. Plus he is kind of an obscure character so I probably brought up a bad example.
    But hey, you will never know what Michael Bay might plan. v:eek: v
     
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    No offenses but its unrealistic to put up a poll when you won't even know how DOTM Shockwave looks like. You need something concrete (pictures of DOTM Shockwave, in your case) to pull this off. ;) 
     
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    We have 5 months until really the outset of seeing figures. Plus you just posted a spoiler for some. Buy the G1 Shockwave, and then complain about how much less or more it is of a figure after you see the movie line. :poke  Plus you can't go wrong with an original.

    I'm kinda surprised that you posted this Lazerwave, but I understand your eagerness. I'm also jealous that you might end up with a G1 Shocky. :wink: 
     

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