Small is beautiful...?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by darthgordy, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. darthgordy

    darthgordy Well-Known Member

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    I only collect small Legends class TFs and animated activators. I like them for the following reasons:

    1) Nostalgia - as a kid I bought mostly small figures with pocket money, with the occasional bigger toy e.g. Prime at Xmas
    2) A cheaper way of getting the various characters and they take up less space
    3) The price and size give them a good Girlfriend Acceptance Factor and if I like one enough to take it out the box and transform it, it's cheap to get another one to keep in good condition.
    4) The activators are very accurate to the cartoon and the push button instant transform is great.

    anyone else happy with a low cost, mini-collection?

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  2. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    TFDoc over at the Allspark is a "Micro" fanatic.
     
  3. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    So's Aaron of Reprolabels. He's set up his own in-progress Microverse site to document his collection.

    I'm skipping on the Legends and Activators stuff, but I do love my Micromasters and quite a few of the Minicons.
     
  4. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    I don't collect poor kid toys.

    :p 
     
  5. soundwave86

    soundwave86 Well-Known Member

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    Lol, that was just wrong.
     
  6. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Indeed, you'll never find anyone more obsessed with Micros than he is.:lol 
     
  7. slugslinger2004

    slugslinger2004 TFW2005 Supporter

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    I love minicons and micromasters. Its easy to go overboard and end up with a ton of bots though.
     
  8. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    Legends are kind of a mixed bag for me, though I do have an odd fascination for Spychangers, and wish there were more. (and not just more repaints)
     
  9. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    You talk like that's a bad thing! :p  That's the great thing about microbots; you can have an enormous collection of them, and still not take up much space!

    I take it you also have the original Gobot versions of the moulds?
     
  10. Magnus' Mate

    Magnus' Mate Well-Known Member

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    Really got in to the Legends size with the movie releases, and agree there's a lot of fun to be had from them. Looking forward to getting hold of Hound, Jazz, and the other G1 characters that are coming soon...
     
  11. darthgordy

    darthgordy Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, got the Hound, Jazz and G2 Megatron tank - really good detail for such small figures. While I acknowledge that some e.g. Movie Legends Bumblebee aren't a great conversion the new ones look really accurate...

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  12. Dropshot

    Dropshot Transform your destiny

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    It depends on the mold, some are amazing like the new unvierse legends, but they aren't as accurate or posable or dynamic as the bigger figures, so if there is a bigger version of the character, I'll get that instead of the legends class.
     

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