Five most ill-conceived action figure lines (warning MOTU fans)

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  1. misterd

    misterd Well-Known Member

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    The Crash Dummies line was good.
     
  3. Crown_Athlete

    Crown_Athlete Well-Known Member

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    Double Post.
     
  4. Katamari Prime

    Katamari Prime Hassan Chop! TFW2005 Supporter

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    I have some of the Crash dummies, Neat idea, piss poor execution.
     
  5. Malikon

    Malikon Well-Known Member

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    lol, I had the Rambo figure. I guess I was one of the murderous 8 year olds with dreams of mass murder.
     
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    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    "Fisto" :lolol 
     
  7. Dinobot Nuva

    Dinobot Nuva Johnny 3 Tears Veteran

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    Dammit Fisto...
    DN
     
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    Fun stuff. I had some of the Rambo line, Stretch Armstrong, and yes, Fisto. Big lulz
     
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    seeker311 The Collector

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    I loved He-man and the crash test dummies.
     
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    Johnator 'Til All Are Gone!

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    He Man rules but I agreed with the other ones.
     
  11. Aaron

    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    It's amazing how once you say that Stretch Armstrong looks like a bunch of penises, all you can see is a bunch of penises...
     
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    I wouldn't say they're ill-conceived. Each one has potential as a toyline... the toys that were produced (and some of the names that accompany them) are pretty bad.
     
  13. LigerPrime

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    I can't say I agree 100% with the article - heck, I love the MOTU line as a kid. The line had so much playability!
     
  14. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    I knew about Fisto, I think they included him in the most recent line as well. But Mantenna... that one was new to me.
     
  15. Mastergeorge

    Mastergeorge I should burn my wallet.

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    I agree with all the products on that list.
    He-man to me was a fail.
    So was food fighters.
     
  16. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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    Lollorcoaster.
     
  17. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    I LOVED my Rambo jungle playset as kid...it made the perfect jungle base for Cobra.
     
  18. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    I'm just glad Food Fighters are getting some attention. Even if it's bad.

    I'm kind of surprised with Rambo being on there. I would've thought with this criteria that Kenner's Terminator 2 line would've been easy pickings. What with the T-1000 figure that shoots missiles out of his ass and all...
     

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