Do you find yourself collecting more of one faction over the other?

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  1. Deadends Meds

    Deadends Meds Yup

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    Regardless of the generation, do you find yourself leaning towards collecting more Autobots/maximals than Decepticons/predacons/vehicons or vice versa or are you that one fan who is completely in love with a character and have to have every iteration of him?

    Another question to ask is, why? Cause one faction's bots have an overall better asthetic appeal to you? Do you wear your underwear over your pants at home cause you fantasize about saving the world? On the flip side of that, do you burn ants with a magnifying glass?

    Personally, in the past I've always found myself collecting more of the decepticons than the autobots (I like ants and don't own a magnifying glass) cause when I was a kid my little brother was always the good guys and I was always the bad guys when we played transformers or g.i.joe or what ever it was.
     
  2. strangeguy32000

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    I somehow end up with more Autobots than I do Decepticons. I blame Case Ratio:
    2 'Cons to every five 'bots
     
  3. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    I have more movie Decepticons than movie Autobots.
     
  4. Dinobot747

    Dinobot747 Chopperface

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    I have more Cons than Bots for a couple reasons. First off, I love the bad guys. Second, it seems the Decepticons get more of the unique, cooler toys (primarily because the Bots compose of a bunch of Primes, Bees and their repaints).
     
  5. Ash from Carolina

    Ash from Carolina Junior Smeghead

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    The Decepticons are my favorites, but Hasbro tends to put out more Autobots than Decepticons so I've ended up with more Autobots than Decepticons.
     
  6. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    i try to keep it even with customs and such, but doesn't seem to work, too many bots
     
  7. DBarricade

    DBarricade General Nutcase

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    Autobots. Conversely, almost all of my third party goodies are based on Decepticon characters...
     
  8. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    Decepticons forever! They always get the good shit.
     
  9. hoosierdaddy04

    hoosierdaddy04 The Lord of Diecast

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    Depends on the line for me.
    G1: Way more Bot's, trying to get that corrected slowly
    Beast Was:... No idea, I haven't looked at them in years. Just a guess I'd say cons
    Movie's: Almost equal
    Prime: I'm done with this line so it will forever be more bot's than con's
    Generations: Bot's by more than a few. I only bought figures that I recognized and now regret this decision but with all the MP's being released and slowly catching up with G1 I doubt that I will continue this line.
    So all things considered I'd say bots but I try to keep them equal.
     
  10. twiztidRodimus

    twiztidRodimus Shattered Glass Autobot

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    I have more Bots than cons, not by choice, but I am customizing my own Decepticons from Bot molds
     
  11. EightiesKid

    EightiesKid G1 archivist TFW2005 Supporter

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    I always collected more Autobots as a kid, from G1. As I've gotten older and filled in my collection, I've been getting more Decepticons. These days I collect fairly equally, both factions.
     
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    i usually end up with more decepticons just because their toys are a lot cooler and their designs always take more risks. most autobots are all the same humanoid designs with no new twists to them, all cars or trucks and in the case that we do get something cool, like a helicopter or plane, they're either a redeco of a decepticon or have toys that don't fit into my scaled collection.
     
  13. Erland

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    When I grew up, my brother was always the bad guy and me the good. However now days, I go for what I like and I don't try to but end up always getting way more bots than cons. I personally like the cons better but I can't always find them as easily as I can bots.

    I'm trying to improve my con count but it's not working too well..
     
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    Off the top of my head it's 3 to 1 Bot to Con.
     
  15. power3921

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    I tend to have more Decepticons, as their designs are often more interesting.
     
  16. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    Mostly Decepticons for me.
     
  17. RazorclawX

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    I consciously go after Decepticons, primarily because transforming cars in of itself doesn't interest me, and unfortunately that is the bulk of the makeup for Autobots. Primarily the Decepticons interest me because, as said in Dark of the Moon, they get the good stuff (imposing military hardware and jets primarily). The only Autobots I get tend to be either exceptional characters (Wheeljack most prominently of my recent purchases) or cheap enough that I confiscate them for weapons/parts which I give to Decepticons (DotM Sideswipe most recently had his gun confiscated and given to Darksteel).
     
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  19. QmTablit

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    More Autobots just by the nature of it.
     
  20. RedAlert Rescue

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    I prefer Decepticons usually but I buy both - if you only buy Decepticons you have a pretty small collection since Hasbro seem to be so disinterested in making them lately (especially in Generations) [excluding Combaticon repaints].

    I quite like Airplane Transformers and animals too.

    I think it's time we got some more critters (and better than that less than thrilling peg leg Prime Lion thing is)
     

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