Putting faction symbols where they don't belong.

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Ratchets Hatch, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. Ratchets Hatch

    Ratchets Hatch Explosions?

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    Does it bother you when Hasbro randomly slaps an Autobot or Decepticon symbol on a figure just for the hell of it?

    Cyberverse Arcee is a perfect example. They stamped an Autobot symbol on the left side of her chest, even though her character model clearly doesn't have one there.

    http://cdn.tfw2005.com/transformers...Cyberverse-Legion-Arcee--37983_1329056157.jpg

    This is the kind of thing that really drives me crazy. It messes up her color scheme and it has no reason whatsoever to be there. I fixed mine with some rubbing alcohol, so now she's screen-acurate, but I still find it irritating.
     
  2. The Bucket Kitten

    The Bucket Kitten Meow... TFW2005 Supporter

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    Both Movie 1 deluxe and ROTF HA Jazz have a Autobot symbols on his crotch.
     
  3. Ratchets Hatch

    Ratchets Hatch Explosions?

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    ^ Another perfect example.
     
  4. Sideways77

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    Arcee's does make me wonder what they were thinking...

    Random placements do annoy me sometimes, like The RoTF Twins. Symbols on thier crotches? Same with Voyager Mixmaster. In the movie, he has one tiny symbol on his drum. The figure has two giant ones on the drum.
     
  5. Jetbolt

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    I don't do bots and cons, I go with Maximal, Predacon, and Vehicon logos.

    Like I have three Vehicon logos on RTS Lugnut or have three BM style Maximal logos on DOTM Skyhammer.
     
  6. Gingerchris

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    For me faction logos should only really go on the chest, shoulder or wing (and maybe also nosecone if it's a jet and hood if it's a car and the hood doesn't become the chest). On the crotch I can just about live with but only if the mold can't place it neatly on the aforementioned three preferred places.

    What I really dislike is when the faction logo is placed for alt mode with no consideration of where it'll end up in robot mode. At least in the G1 days for the most part you got faction logos placed for both modes.
     
  7. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    My G2 Sideswipe has had a big faction symbol where it doesn't belong for years, but he seems to be cool with it.
     
  8. QmTablit

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    Aveo Swerve has one on his face.
     
  9. bignick1693

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    Alternity convoy. Only 1 symbol. It really small and it's on his crotch. Rotf mixmaster nothing says r.i.d than a big ass decepticon symbol.
     
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    The Autobot logos on the wings of Reveal the Shield Strafe.
     
  11. kaiserlisk

    kaiserlisk THIS PLEASES GAGA

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    ROTF Voyager Megatron has a symbol on his thigh of all places.
     
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    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    But how many planes do you get to look at from above?
     
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    Tramp stamps, anyone?
     
  14. NCStarscream

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    Yeah, I forgot that one was there, as that figure is one of the very few I own that I repainted.

    When I read the thread title I immediately thought of Alternity Starscream. Decepticon logo on the crotch. Inappropriate, Screamer.
     
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    Eh, at least they didn't give Arcee two similarly placed Autobot symbols instead of just the one, and make her look like she's wearing some very interesting pasties.

    Suddenly, I feel like buying me an FE Arcee just for the sake of putting an Autobot symbol tramp stamp on her. :lol 
     
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    Well, you've gotta do something with... dat ass.
     
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    Animated Arcee has one naturally.
     
  18. mrgalvaprime

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    Cant believe no one mentioned this yet

    DECEPTICON SYMBOL ON THE BACK OF ARMADA AIRAZOR
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    Wish they had made an official story reason for this
     
  19. PlanckEpoch

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    2007 Movie Dropkick. I love the figure but so much for "Robots in Disguise." Same thing for RTS Strafe.
     
  20. LegendAntihero

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    How about BotCon 2010 using the G1 Decepticon symbol even though the theme was suppose to be G2? Or united Laser Optimus Prime using the regular Autobot symbol instead of the G2 version?
     

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