How much do loose joints bother you?

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  1. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    Like you got a brand new toy or a used one and it comes with somewhat loose joints. Does it bother you?

    Personally, I find a bit annoying when a toy is brand new.
     
  2. supervir2

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    Immensely - depends on how critical the joint in question is though
     
  3. Wyvern

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    I hate loose joints. The only ones I can tolerate are loose ball joints cause those are easy to fix.
     
  4. exomega255

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    Loose BALL joints don't bother me at all. The problem is loose joints that cannot or are hard to fix.
     
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    Loose joints bother me a lot.
     
  6. NexMortuus

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    well personally if its not tf it does cause there is either a very small chance of fixing it or none at all but on tf it dont i could fix it up quick
     
  7. Deceptichage

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    I learned to accept it after awhile. Sure some of the toys straight out of the package are going to have some loose joints. Nothing some clear nail polish or superglue won't fix.
     
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    Very, very much so. Doesn't matter if the toy is one I've newly bought or one that's been with me for ages; I will rage.
     
  9. MidnightBliss

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    Loose ball joints don't bother me too much. Loose pin joints INFURIATE me. MAinly because I don't know how to fix them easily.
     
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    Loose joints can ruin a toy completely. hate em.
     
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  12. General Magnus

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    Damm and here I was thinking this was a OCD of mine.
     
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    Loose joints can be very irritating, especially when they inhibit my ability to display them the way I want (loose hips/ankles/knees limiting me to only certain poses, loose arm joints or weapon pods that won't stay still). When it's not an easy fix (clear nail polish for ball joints), it's even more aggravating.
     
  15. kaijuguy19

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    Just as long if it's not the horrible type of loose joints I'm okay with it.
     
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    ... pretty much "infinity."

    Along with parts that don't lock into place, it's pretty much the kiss of death for a figure for me.
     
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    A considerable amount
     
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    As long as I have some superglue, not much. It can be a bothersome, though. Especially when you take the transformer/whatever out of the container.
     
  19. Autobot Burnout

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    If it's just a loose ball joint, I can deal with it. Nail polish works well enough. Unless it's a stupidly deigned ball joint, such as the Movie Dreadwing arm-socket ball joint, in which case it will just fall out no matter what you do short of gluing it into a non-moving position.

    But pin joints are the worst. I've been seriously thinking about trying to track down a Purple Ani. Shockwave so I can move my current Gray original over to the Autobot shelf and put him in Longarm mode. The top joint on his left knee has no stability whatsoever on its own without being locked in place by the thigh covers for Longarm, and so simply getting my Shockwave to stand up in any kind of slightly non-stable pose is out of the question.
     
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    Anything that makes a joint too weak or loose annoys me.
     

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