Crankcase.

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  1. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

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    Crankcase once had some long, elegant middle fingers. Unlike any middle digit we have ever seen. Today, I went on a long journey to get some DOTM Deluxes from the bowels of Target. I selected Crankcase from the wave of Bumblebee drones. I quickly opened him, and transformed him into a his robot mode. I looked at his hands. It hit with the force of a thousand suns. Someone had clipped his middle digit down. Hasbro cut off most of his middle fingers. And they did a shitty, uneven job.

    I guess his regular retail release has him sans finger.

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  2. Sideways77

    Sideways77 some garbage is okay

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    What a shame. :lol 
     
  3. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    That actually kinda sucks, I thought that was one of his cool points. Hoping this is a QC issue but it probably isn't
     
  4. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    Well...


    Fuck.
     
  5. xion14

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    If they really are all like that then now some 3rd Party (cough Igear) company can take those current hands and just make a mold out of them only adding the long finger. Since it's a easy money make it could happen.
     
  6. Ra88

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    Hrmn. Odd. This is the first I heard about it. It might be an isolated thing, maybe some unhappy parent who bought it, saw that, clipped them as protest and returned it? Did the packaging look like it had been opened before?

    Real shame if this is something that Hasbro started doing though. I love the way they look, and they aren't really fingers, more like blades situated in between two digits. :( 
     
  7. Ace Convoy

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    My friend and I were gonna get a good laugh out of those.
     
  8. Gilgamesh

    Gilgamesh Mostly Harmless

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    Quickly, somebody buy another!
     
  9. Haloid1177

    Haloid1177 Hey, That's Pretty Good TFW2005 Supporter

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    You're welcome, Dranz.
     
  10. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

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    He was fresh from the case box. Never out on the pegs, I believe.

    Fuck off.
     
  11. TFareCool

    TFareCool TFW's Camera Guy

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    NOES! They aren't even. I think I might be more OK with it if they did a good job!!
    BTW how soft is the plastic?
     
  12. Anguirus

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    What the frak?

    I don't care about the middle fingers either way (it was a bit daft to do that) but doing a terrible clip job on the fingers makes me a lot less likely to buy the toy.

    Troop-building the Cyberverse is much cheaper anyway! :lol 
     
  13. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    Wow, how... bizzare.

    Last second saftey concern?

    Not a deal breaker, but kinda crummy. Wonder if I have anything lying around that would make a decent bird-to-be-flipped...
     
  14. Dran0n

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    If they at least cut them to similar lengths, I wouldn't have been as grumpy.

    And it's bearable.
     
  15. Kaiwera05

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    Damn. All I can say is damn.
     
  16. Ra88

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    Well, fuck. I really hope this is an isolated incident and not something that all figures will suffer from. :( 
     
  17. Deceptigtar

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    If that's the case I got mine prerelease and has the long fingers. Which I like, be interesting to see if this is a running change then.
     
  18. Dinobot747

    Dinobot747 Chopperface

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    This.
     
  19. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    Feck.

    More descriptive thread title please?
     
  20. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    Crankcase is asking all the Autobots to F-off before he puts the butt-hurt on them. :lol 
     

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