I canceled the eHobby sets, it's probably for the best

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  1. Nightrain

    Nightrain Senior Villain

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    As much as I love shiny crystally plastic, I had to take a hard look at each figure. It just didn't add up for me.

    -I've had Hot Rod and Galvatron and found them both to be rather lousy.

    -I already have Cyclonus, and Scourge is on the way. A crystal Scourge was never going to stand in for a normal one. Could I have used him as a Sweep? Well, that was the plan, but that's pretty expensive cannon fodder.

    -I don't really care about the Junkion, and I don't even have Wreck-Gar because I prefer the lovable garbage truck.

    -Kup was the only one I really wanted because of the detailing - and the color was growing on me. But really, it's not a vital version to my collection.
     
  2. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    Good call then.
     
  3. transformers32

    transformers32 Well-Known Member

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    Um ok good for you... Im still getting mine...:) 
     
  4. 46+2

    46+2 Well-Known Member

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    What a terrible call. JK! Hey, we all gotta do whats right for ourselves.
     
  5. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    The Clear Green-Blue Hot Rod Would go great with my Sons of Cybertron set.
    The clear Decepticon trio will go with 2010 Unicron. :D 
     
  6. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I passed on both sets too. The Decepticon trio has nice cohesion, but clear figures don't do much for me. I'll probably try to find the Junkion on its own, but if I can't it's not a huge loss.
     
  7. LadyStarscream

    LadyStarscream Queen of Cybertron

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    Agreed! My plan exactly!
     
  8. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    I only ordered the Autobot Set. The Decepticons look nice, but I don't really need a group of Unicronians stuck in mid-reformat :p 

    for the Autobot set, the Kup is the only one I don't really need, I'll have to see his color scheme in hand before I decide if he stays. But Matrixy Hot Rod and New Junkion are both appealing to me
     
  9. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

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    so we can either affirm that you made a good choice (wait, why do you need us to tell you that?!)


    or... we can say you made a bad choice (my momma told me if I don't have anything nice to say... don't say it...?)
     
  10. Hal7300

    Hal7300 Wrecker

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    Hot Rod is the only one i need from the set.

    If anyone is getting the set and doesn't need Hot Rod...
     
  11. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    ^:lol  Great minds think alike! ;) 

    ^Haha, Thread won! :D  Although, It would be awesum to finally use clear colored Decepticons to re-create the reformatting scene with much more err...how should we put it-- 'accuracy' :p 
    Just needs good lighting/ PS and stop-motion animation! :D 
     
  12. DanicusTF(cdn)

    DanicusTF(cdn) Well-Known Member

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    I really only wanted the Junkion, so my plan is to sell the other two figures to make up for the cost. I understand why you canceled, and I may yet do so myself. I mean, hasbro is bound to do its own repaint, right?
     
  13. BenjaminXavier

    BenjaminXavier Well-Known Member

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    This is my plan too. I'm just hoping its not everybody's plan or I (we) won't be able to get 1/3 the price each for hot rod/kup.
     
  14. Nightrain

    Nightrain Senior Villain

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    Yeah, good point. They don't really have the formatting effect anyway, so their purpose is even more vague IMO.

    It's what a message board is for :) 
     
  15. G1Prowl

    G1Prowl Autobot Strategist

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    Just looking for the Junkion. Not worth trying to pawn off the other figs.
     
  16. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    I really only want the Junkion and crystal Hot Rod. But the Autobot only pack is sold out everywhere. The only option is for both 2 packs and I have no desire for anything in the Decepticon pack.
     
  17. Dinobots Rule

    Dinobots Rule Well-Known Member

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    bbts still has the autobot set for preorder i was just on there looking at stuff
     
  18. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Weird... it was out of stock and only the 6 pack was available last time I looked.
     
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    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    If anyone wants Crystal Hot Rod, send me a PM! My order is in route from RK
     
  20. WhiteMocha

    WhiteMocha TFW2005 Supporter

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    I bet a few folks cancelled after seeing Briney Underwater Rodimus.

    Not me, though... I like 'em :) 
     

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