Optibotimus Reviews: Transformers Dark of the Moon; "Walmart Exclusive" Sideswipe

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  1. Optibotimus

    Optibotimus Well-Known Member

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    I really dig the color scheme on that vehicle mode.
     
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    I really like the way this figure looks.
     
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    Dormamu I am Broot.

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    Oh man, I've seen Sidearm Sideswipe up close, and he's good, but the red on the front was detracting. This color is really good. But, I wish someone would just wipe the color "Allspark Blue" from Hasbro's creating computers. That color has GOT to go. I much prefer the original gray of the guns, but this would be a chance for me to get him later on, whenever Walmart decides to have stuff in stock other than Activators.
     
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    Love that color scheme, but somethings going to have to be done about the blue guns...
     
  6. Optibotimus

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    If you figure it out...let me know :p 
     
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    I am getting this one :) 
     
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    The Bucket Kitten Meow... TFW2005 Supporter

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    I am sooo getting this figure, never got Sidearm Sideswipe.
     
  9. Stryker055

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    No problem! (That shout-out totally made my day, lol.)

    I'll be picking this guy up if not just for all the homages. Shame the 'bot mode has all that ugly grey, but the vehicle mode makes up for it.
     
  10. HunterGreen2005

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    Fugly. Just like all bayformer toys... and you know this!
     
  11. Optibotimus

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    Well without your help, i wouldn't have figure out a lot of those references...i'm just absent minded, plain and simple :) 
     
  12. Optibotimus

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    actually...no...i don't
     
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    Geez, I wish they would release this remold in yellow so I could have my twins.
     
  14. Darkwing48

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    I'm getting it for its alt mode
     
  15. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    >true fan

    I thought we all pretty much unanimously agreed that was a term that needs to stop being used.
     
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    nice review bro! didnt like the colours TILL you explained that they actually have relevance.I mean I'd rather a silver one (just now gonna buy one on e bay ,like actually right this instant) and nice to see you researched the the paint scheme
     
  17. Optibotimus

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    who's "we"?
     
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    Never seen a Le Mans race car before? :thumb 

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    I....FUCKING LOVE this repaint. It hearkens back to my younger years when I was a race car fan. This car really looks the part. With a spoiler it could very well be a Le Mans GT class racer. That's probably what I'll call it. "Le Mans Sideswipe."

    I'm pulling the guns from the less worthy "Rebel Alliance" Sidearm Sideswipe and giving them to Le Mans Sideswipe.
     
  19. Paxtin

    Paxtin Why am I here?

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    I've seen and heard some people come down on this figure, but I honestly dig him. I was into it even before I found out about all the homage bits.

    The blue guns do bug me a bit, though. But I can live with them.

    That'll happen when we have true equality in this fandom. Which will probably be just short of never.
     
  20. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    We = the Transfandom as a whole.

    Ask anybody on this forum if "true fan" is a horribly outdated and useless term.
     

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