Power Rangers: RPM / Transformers rip-offs!

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  1. Solitary Poet

    Solitary Poet The 12th Monkey

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  2. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Yeah! That looks just like... er...

    Do we really have to go through this everytime a company releases a toy robot that can change into something else?
     
  3. Rodimal Magnus

    Rodimal Magnus A Touch of Destiny

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    No joke. Besides, Power Rangers has been ripping off Transformers since like the third season of the original show (Red Dragon and White Tiger Zords anyone), and Voltron since the beginning.

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  4. Solitary Poet

    Solitary Poet The 12th Monkey

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    One word, Stuntacons…it is a direct rip-off of the Stuntacons and Menasor. I looked at the box when I was at Wal-Mart and they were the same basic cars with the same essential Manasor transformation.
     
  5. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    HasTak didn't invent combining robots or transforming robots. If you can show me pictures of a Power Rangers figure that looks like Menasor, maybe I'll get interested, but this thing? Nah.
     
  6. flamingunicron

    flamingunicron Well-Known Member

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    really?
    you know that menasor is 5 vehicles. The robot you picked is 3. Ignoring the animal parts, the vehicles aren't that much alike and neither is the transformation
     
  7. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm not claiming "ripoff", but I noticed in TRU a Power Rangers licensed Toyota Prius that transforms into a large robotic cat (there's one that's a bird, too), which let loose a small wave of familiarity when I saw it.
     
  8. Computron34

    Computron34 Butt + Hurt = TF Fans

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    Wait wait wait, before you go all high and mighty, the "original" MMPR that we got here was the 16th installment of the Super Sentai series that started in Japan in 1975. They were using giant robots that combined and turned into other stuff since Battle Fever J, which ran from 1979-1980. So really? Ripping off? Come on.

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    What!? There is nothing at all remotely similar to Menasor.

    Not to mention Go Lion, the show Voltron was made from, was actually based on Super Sentai.
     
  10. AximusPrime

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    No, it's not. Not even close. Menasor was comprised of five smaller robots that could transform into either a vehicle, or a part of a larger robot. There was five sports cars and an eighteen wheeler. What you are showing us here are three vehicles that are animal themed that combine into one robot, neither vehicle has a robot mode of it's own not to mention the fact that the vehicles are nowhere close to resembling any of the stunticons in either size, design, and/or color.
     
  11. Solitary Poet

    Solitary Poet The 12th Monkey

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    Ok, you’ve made your point. I was wrong. I’m Sorry.
     
  12. AximusPrime

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    Amen.
     
  13. and2ng

    and2ng Examples, Stupid!

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    Ha! I was going to point out the naivety of the OP's posts. But I'm glad to see that someone else had already done it... Good job in correcting the ignorant.
     
  14. Computron34

    Computron34 Butt + Hurt = TF Fans

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    Not ignorant, just uninformed. We were all that at some point in our lives.
     
  15. Scythe

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    That crotch has eyes...
     
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    Slain-Dracon KO hunter / repainter

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    There's a samurai version that even has moustache.
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  17. tomboland

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    power rangers is not a rip off of transformers in any way. power rangers is an english version of super sentai which began a decade before transformers did in japan. so if your looking at it this way, tf is really a rip off of super sentai
     
  18. Kup-is-Dion

    Kup-is-Dion Lord Cthulhu

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    I wish MY crotch had eyes.
     
  19. katch26

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    I think he got it already
     
  20. tomboland

    tomboland Well-Known Member

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    i dont think he has:p 
     

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