"More... Much more than meets the eye"

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  1. Bass X0

    Bass X0 King of Muay Thai

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    Anyone remember this tagline? I believe it was used during the late eighties.

    Did you think it was dumb, cool or just didn't care for it either way?
     
  2. batcam11

    batcam11 SHINIGAMI CHOP!!!

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    not cool..but totally awesome!
     
  3. Prime Noble

    Prime Noble Well-Known Member

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    There was something cool about it. It came in around the Pretender/Micromaster era I think.
     
  4. Autobot Burnout

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    I'm pretty sure it was for the Pretender packaging. Frankly I think it's kinda stupid, but it was the 80's and G1 was on it's way out.
     
  5. Feralstorm

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    Not bad for packaging, but the TV commercials where they tried to incorporate the updated slogan into the theme tune sounded pretty awkward.

    "The Trans-formers! ... More, mchMORE THAAN Meets theee-eye."
     
  6. Nevermore

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    LEADERS_MATRIX Wisdom of the ages...

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    YEAS!!

    And I beleive it was the Headmasters first.
     
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    I thought they still used it now and again... guess that shows how many tf adverts I watch
     
  9. omegagoalie

    omegagoalie Cybertronian Puckstopper

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    Anything said by Peter Cullen sounds awesome to me :D 
     
  10. Sol Fury

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    It was sort of to represent one of those "beyond the amazing" transformations the line went through. They aren't just more than meets the eye anymore, oh no, they're bigger, badder, more, much more than meets the eye!

    In retrospect, it was just a way to try to reinvigorate the line. I guess in a funny sense it's like how some modern lines throw a subtitle in and revitalize that way.
     
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    Wow, never heard of that one before.
     
  12. neoprimus01

    neoprimus01 Jackpot

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    This
     
  13. Ktulu

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    They started inventing new versions of the theme music for almost every individual gimmick, heh. "Powermaster TransFORMERS! Theeeey've got the power to survive!!!"
     
  14. deltaprime

    deltaprime The Christian Transfan

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    I have one of those "Mega Super Collection Figures" (it's Victory Leo if you're wondering) and it's tagline is "The truth whom the eyes met before!" Weird, eh?
     
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    Still not as cool as "Not your Father's Autobot!"

    Or rather...not as funny.
     
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    I honestly do not remember. Sounds cool though.
     
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    REGANOMICS!

    That is all.

    - Coeloptera
     
  18. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    In other words "Now, extra gimmicky, because transforming toys just isn't enough anymore!"

    What was the Action Masters slogan?

    Exactly what meets the eye...?
     
  19. Sizzle

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    I always thought it was the power to "surprise."

    Hmmm. Now I must know.
     

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