Is it a Hasbro law that says most post 2007 Megatron toys have to be horrible ?

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  1. RedAlert Rescue

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    Animated Voyager Megatron = Flawed
    Legends 2007 Megatron = Horrible
    Legends 2009 Megatron = goofy
    FAB 2007 Megatron = dumpy
    FAB 2009 Megatron = Gormless
    2009 Voyager Megatron = Kibbly
    2007 Leader Megatron = Trash
    2007 Replica Robots Megatron = skinny
    Powerbots Megatron = Oddball looking
    2009 Leader Megatron = Kibbly mess of fall apart bits

    and so on....

    I don't dislike Leader Animated Megatron at all but I did have to take him to pieces to fit his shoulders and also completely repaint his cabin surround where the paint fell off. So Hasbro are not exactly impressing me there either in some senses.

    By some miracle the DOTM Megatron's have managed to raise the bar to the dizzy heights of Mediocre / Middle of the Road.. and part of that is only because some of the other Dark of the Moon toys are so goofy they make Cyberverse & Voyager Megatron look better by Comparison to some of the other oddites in the DOTM line (again not that I hate them just some of them are pretty weird like Skids, Barricade & Jolt & Voyager Optimus for example)- even Mudflap whom I like has some really odd design choices.

    So I can't help wonder why does Megatron so often get the sticky end of the stick especially since 2007.
     
  2. BarBoBot

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    What's wrong with WFC Megs? I love that figure...
     
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    animated leader megatron is a very fun toy

    and you left out wfc megatron, which is while simple, a great figure

    animated deluxe is a very good toy just suffers from loose legs and that battle damage paint

    the animated voyager is shit

    seriously, you can't make such a claim and then ignore the ones that prove you wrong

    i'm trying to think of any other megatrons that came out but i am drawing a blank

    and like, half of the problems you have with some of the toys are "it looks goofy" and crap. that does not mean they are crap, that means you think they look goofy
     
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    the new rts legends megatron is awsome
     
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    guard convoy The Big Daddy

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    ^yes this, how did i forget that one, i love that toy
     
  6. seekerblackout

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    I love the Rotf Voyager and the Wfc version has a error where the cannon wont peg on right for tank mode on mine. Don't really care though,don't like his tank mode anyway. I tend to only buy GOOD Megatron's and I intend to buy the Dotm Voyager next and I'm sure I'll like him as much as the Rotf Voyager and the Wfc deluxe :) 
     
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    Animated Leader, Shadow Commander, and WFC are not bad
     
  8. Cracka J

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    sorry didn't see the hasbro at first.

    but there's been quite a few good hasbro ones too, dotm, rts, wfc...all very good.
     
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    No love for universe legends G2 Megatron?
     
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    Animated Leader Megatron is spectacular, and so is WFC Megatron. Legends G1 Megatron isn't too bad, either. Voyager DOTM Megatron is actually pretty great to. So I guess I disagree with the OP and will answer "no".
     
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    Make sure that the panel that forms megs' back is all the way flush, or the gun won't go on for alt mode.

    There is a double hinge right there, and if it's not layed flat the gun won't go on. And I don't believe you can peg his gun on backwards like you can in bot mode to have him using that double barreled end if that's what you meant.
     
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    The Animated Leader, WFC, DOTM, and RTS Legends Megatrons are all good. The entertainment pack Prime Megs looks decent too. But yeah they seem to have trouble making some good Megatron toys...
     
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    Cyberverse Commander Megs is a great one, in any of the forms he comes in. I also say that WfC Megs is probably the best of the recent Megatron toys. As for ROTF Megs, the kibble isn't accurate but if posed right makes him look really menacing. Kibble wings done right, if you ask me.
     
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    RTS Megatron FTW!!!
     
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    Wow,that worked! Thanks! I have a lot more appretiation for the tank mode now :) 
     
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    No love for Rotf Voyager Megs? :( 
     
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    Uh, most aren't, it's just hard to make a toy out of a robot design that turns into such an abstract vehicle. ROTF Voyager and WFC Megs were great, and all the DOTM ones are great, too. (Voyager DOTM Megatron rocks)
     
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    United Megatron is disappoint.
     
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    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    Coming from someone who publicly hates the movieverse, it's no coincidence you think every Megatron since 2007 is horrible. TFTM & ROTF Leader class Megatron are great figures. Animated Megatron and Shadow Blade Megs are, while simple, awesome display pieces. Classics, WFC and United deluxe/voyager Megatron are also excellent figures. I just don't see the point of this thread.
     
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    whaaaaaaat?

    I never bought the 2007 Leader Megatron, but I did get the ROTF Leader, and he's garbage, especially when you consider the price and what the other two ROTF-era leader class figures gave you for that same amount of money.

    I love the ROTF Voyager though.
     

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