List of common syndromes

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  1. SHINOBI03

    SHINOBI03 Well-Known Member

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    A list of common syndromes I came up with:

    - Golden Plastic Syndrome (GPS):
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    It's when a toy have brown/golden plastic that'll crumble to dust as time goes on.
    Ex: BW Grimlock, BW Transmetal Megatron.

    - Photodegradation Syndrome (PDS):
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    It's when the body changes color as time goes on due to exposure to ultraviolet light. Most commonly white to yellow, or blue to green.
    EX: BW Tigatron, G1 Topspin.

    -Visible Head Syndrome (VHS Type 1):
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    It's when the head of the robot mode is visible in vehicle mode.
    Ex: CHUG Conheads, DOTM Leader Sentinel Prime, RID Gas-skunk, most car modes when flipped over.

    -Visible Hand Syndrome (VHS Type 2):
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    It's when the hands of the robot mode are visible in vehicle mode.
    Ex: ROTF Starscream, CHUG Wreck-gar, most car modes when flipped over.

    -Blind Light-piping Syndrome (BLPS):
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    It's when a toy is clearly having light-piping but it got painted over and therefore, becomes blind and useless gimmick.
    Ex: WFC Megatron, WFC Soundwave, HFTD Sideswipe.

    -Hollow Abdomen Syndrome (HAS):
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    It's when the robot mode have a visible hollow abdomen or a gap between the front and the back when looked at from the side.
    Ex: PRID Bulkhead, FE Cliffjumper, DOTM Deluxe Bumblebee.

    -Long Back Kibble Syndrome (LBKS):
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    It's when the back kibble extends and goes lower than the hips and sometimes reach the knees.
    Ex: Armada Blurr, DOTM Deluxe Roadbuster, FE Vehicon

    -Backpack Syndrome (BPS):
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    It's when the toy have a giant or wide block of kibble on its upper back.
    Ex: 07/ROTF Voyager Optimus, ROTF Voyager Megatron, DOTM Deluxe Optimus
     
  2. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    What do we call not-being-able-to-stand syndrom? :( 
     
  3. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    ORPS - Orangey Red Plastic Syndrome. As demonstrated by the voyager Prime above.
     
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    Shellformers and parts formers - I'm guessing you will want to make a syndrome out of those
     
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    Here's one, Faux parts Syndrome or FPS
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    Off-topic, but anyone have any CHUG examples of Faux kibble? I can't think of any.
     
  6. SHINOBI03

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    Voyager Optimus' chest.

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  7. and2ng

    and2ng Examples, Stupid!

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    ^ It's not the chest that's fake, it's the abdomen.
     
  8. Blackout32

    Blackout32 Subdivisions

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    Man I like this thread. Very interesting info in this thread as well.
     
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    Autoclot Well-Known Member

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    Drunk?
     
  10. Stardust262

    Stardust262 Moe is the Only Way

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    What about Ass-Hand Symdrome?
     
  11. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 Getting a job to buy TFs.

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    Electro is a great example of GPS, he should get a side note.
     
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    anguirusfan26 Now with 200% more Angus!

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    I think thats Pootus Manus, not sure on spelling
     
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    You got it right, fellow plastic addict fan.
     
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    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    What you call "Visible Head Syndrome" I call EHS, Exposed Head Syndrome. Now you don't need types of VHS.

    Furthermore I think you're being a bit harsh on your definition of visible heads. It's of my opinion that a toy suffers from EHS when the head blatantly visible in Vehicle mode. You're right on with Sentinel Prime, but toys like Cybertron Optimus and Red Alert, Energon Ironhide, Energon Inferno are pretty bad offenders.
     
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    Backwards Knee Syndrome: Also applies to elbows. Occurs when a toy's knees or elbows are constructed backwards, giving them articulation in the wrong direction. Examples include PCC Bombshock and Classics Deluxe Megatron.
     
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    Don't forget one of the most infamous examples, Energon Storm Jet and every repaint of his mold
     
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    Here's one I forgot to add:

    Clear Plastic Syndrome:
    It's when clear plastic is used instead of the regular plastic. Known for being very fragile, and it's worst when it's used for ratchet joints.
    Ex: 07 Deluxe Brawl


    The term came from Emgo, plus there's a Facebook page named after it.
     
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    Single Mode Component Syndrome: When parts of a toy vital to one mode have nowhere (other than sometimes a fist) to store/attach when the toy is transformed, leading to easily lost parts and half-assed-looking altmodes. Cybertron Clocker, BW Cheetor, G1 Megatron, G1 Seekers, G1 Optimus, step forward...

    Storeageless Weapon Loss Syndrome: When weapons or accessories not vital to a toy's altmode have nowhere to store/attach when the toy is transformed, leading to easy loss of small parts and bare-looking altmodes or weaponless robot modes. Most of G1, right here.

    Half-Assed Component Syndrome: Where a vital chunk of altmode turns into a weapon or accessory... theoretically. In practice it looks like a random chunk of crap with flip-out barrels/wheels/wings/etc. Beast Wars, and a case could be made for much of the Binaltech line.

    Lame Component Syndrome: Where a vital chunk of altmode turns into an inherently lame accessory, like a shield for any character not a riot-control bot. Your move, Animated Cybertron Mode Optimus.

    Because We Said So Syndrome: Where an altmode is defined by vestigial parts, such as a large brick with winglets and a nosecone being a "jet", or a slab with wheels being a "vehicle". Looking at you, Dai Atlas.

    RoboYoga Syndrome: Where an altmode is very obviously just a robot doing yoga or taking a nap. G1 citybots and Cybertron Metroplex tend to suffer from this.
     
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    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Joint blocked by kibble syndrome? Let's make an articulated figure but put kibble in the way of a functional joint. Happens a lot with heads and shoulders.
     
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    Color not match syndrome (CNMS)
    when the Plastic that is molded in a certain color doesn't match the paint apps of an adjacent part or when paint apps don't match adjacent colored plastic when they're supposed to be the same color.

    Examples: Animated deluxe Bumblebee

    Opaque Window Syndrome (OWS) (Also Known as Limo's Disease)
    When all but one of the windows on a Transformer's Alt Mode are molded in Clear Plastic or when a window is made of a colored sticker.

    Examples: Movie 1 Deluxe Barricade, Powermaster Optimus Prime
     

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