MSA (Missile Snippers Anonymous) sound off

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Mister Gone, Jul 3, 2010.

?

Are you a missile snipper?

  1. Heck No! That makes the figures no longer mint!

    2 vote(s)
    28.6%
  2. Yup! Snip ahoy!

    3 vote(s)
    42.9%
  3. I could not care less.

    2 vote(s)
    28.6%
  1. Mister Gone

    Mister Gone Macro-Con

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2006
    Posts:
    4,837
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    201
    Likes:
    +2
    My name is Mister Gone, and I'm a missile snipper.

    :D 

    So how many of my fellow fans cut the extensions off of the back of the missiles included with many Transformers figures to give them a better look? I understand the missiles need to be a minimum length to pass consumer safty standards, but in so many cases they look just plain doofy (and get in the way of posability in some figures).
     
  2. SharkyMcShark

    SharkyMcShark Hi. I'm better than you

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2006
    Posts:
    1,853
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    182
    Likes:
    +22
    I generally just put mine all in a large box out of which they never come. Or lose them.

    One of the things that really annoyed me about A/E/C is that they made pretty much every deluxe and above have a firing missile. Totally unnecessary.
     
  3. xanthax

    xanthax choppaface

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2009
    Posts:
    5,994
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +3
    I don't normally alter them at all, but I have broken a few on accident. I always pull them out of the toy and put them in a little plastic case. Some of the missiles are over the top looking when displayed.
     
  4. Rover

    Rover Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2009
    Posts:
    17
    Trophy Points:
    31
    Likes:
    +0
    I never thought of that, but it really is a good idea in some cases (BW Transquito comes to mind). I LOVE firing missiles though, as I always play with my toys and actually shooting things is so much cooler than imagining them firing at each other.
     
  5. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2007
    Posts:
    7,559
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +2
    Ebay:
    Um, you know you are in long term missile snipping therapy if you wanna snip this one in the bud:

    [​IMG]

    i don't snip missiles, but man on that TRU reissue Ultra Magnus, i wanna....gawd, i wanna snip those red missiles.
     
  6. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2009
    Posts:
    18,264
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Likes:
    +81
    same here those thing keep me from considering it.
     

Share This Page