C'mon HASBRO, put your back into it! (although posing needs little effort)

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Shizuka, May 4, 2009.

  1. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's scriptor

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    Let's see some cool poses on the back of the box while the figure is correctly transformerd. Is that so hard to do? I pose all my figures, and I'm sure other do too. We got that new image of Megatron from TAKARA, so why can't that kind of effort be put into the poses on the back of the box? If you can, post pictures pf what you think could have been put on instead (any TF and any series is fine.)

    I'll start: [​IMG]

    There was the TAKARA version of Prime that I want to find too.
     
  2. CookSux

    CookSux Infectious Veteran

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    You should check out the "Lets see some cool stuff" thread. Maybe you'll find what you're looking for there.
     
  3. underwear-ninja

    underwear-ninja Eats Gobots for breakfast

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    HASBRO doesn't have time to pose their toys properly, because HASBRO is busy being a cash cow. CAPSLOCKING names for EMPHASIS is FUN.

    UNDERWEAR-NINJA

    Besides, is it really that important?
     
  4. Malikon

    Malikon Well-Known Member

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    Horribly mistransformed bad pictures are part of Uncle Hasbros charm.

    See- Universe Sideswipe:

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Mechafire

    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    ^ Shitswipe.
     
  6. shroobmaster

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    HASBRO's concerns with the pics isn't lookin' cool, they just want to showcase the product in the best way possible.
     
  7. Solscud007

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    Yeah but that is an oxymoron.

    the problem is that their photographer probably has no idea about their product. and is probably busy taking crap loads of pictures.

    Also HASBRO doesnt have much interest in correcting the problem. I mean do we stop buying toys because of the crappy mistransformed photos? NO. Will it affect the parents who buy toys for their kids? No. So even though I think it is embarrassing that someone has to proof the photos, and they dont see the problems, it isnt a high priority for them.
     
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  8. headrobots

    headrobots head-on!!

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    LOL, I love that Sideswipe.
     
  9. Kickback

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    Hasbro literally sends the toys to the photo department who then take the stock photos. I'm not entirely sure, but I think the photo team actually has to transform these things without instructions, but I could be wrong on that. Either way, it's a communication problem between the design/marketing team and the photo team. Adding an extra step would just be a pain.
     
  10. Solscud007

    Solscud007 Banned

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    whoops wrong secction
     
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  11. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    ... and now I need to get Dropshot. Damn you, sir!
     
  12. Omega_Soundwave

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    lmfao!
     
  13. Lbsammills51

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    Ha ha.

    Really? Wow, that's...special.
     
  14. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Actually it's not. An oxymoron is two-word term, each having contradictory meanings.
     
  15. Malikon

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    Jumbo Shrimp,...

    being a good example.
     
  16. llfalcon

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    What do you mean? That's how I have Sideswiped posed on my shelf
     
  17. Malikon

    Malikon Well-Known Member

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    *tsk*

    Falcon, we need to have a little talk, lol. Just because Hasbro designs and engineers the toys doesn't mean they know how they work. For that you need the experts, like the ones on YouTube. (lol, I almost typed that with a straight face.)

    That's where you learn how to toss the toys around roughly, pop stuff off of them, slide them around on their face while you transform their legs, and all the other really important stuff.

    It's serious business.
     
  18. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    I'm not sure it has to be a two-word term. I can't find a definition of the term that specifires that.
     

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