TFAnimated Toy RIPOFFS, which toy(s) would you warn board member not to buy!

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  1. Kingplay

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    Many threads have been started about who's the best, or what is good in the Animated line. So far MOST, if not all, have received above average reviews.:thumb 

    Thus I think it would be more useful if we start a new thread that identifies which ones you wish you never bought! :banghead: 

    Perhaps a defect, or the toy just plain out sucks in your eyes!:thumbdown 

    So lets get this thread started!
     
  2. Kingplay

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    WARNING: If you are low on $$$ don't buy Voyager megs.

    1) Leadersize is coming out and is way better
    2) I think the deluxe megs is even better than the voyager-size!
     
  3. MegaHavok

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    No Hasbro toy transformer is a rip off especially not in animated.
     
  4. Rojas-soup

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    true. Leader is best one.
     
  5. Kingplay

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    unless takara comes with a polished repaint, or if hasbro launches a free upgrade repainted version :redface2: 
     
  6. zeroXII

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    Not everyone will share the same opinions on figures. I, for one, think that the 2pack Megatron is the crappiest figure in the line, moreso than Bumblebee.Then again, that's my 2 cents, and i'm entitled to it.

    I'd say go with whatever you like. Best to look up reviews to take note of known toy defects/design flaws, but nothing else beyond that.
     
  7. Feralstorm

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    Something like that, yeah. Voyager Megs is a distinct 'meh' for me.
     
  8. SPLIT LIP

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    While I would advise you not get V Megs, I wouldn't call him a ripoff. You get your money's worth when purchasing him.
     
  9. CH@OS!

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    I'd say the Animated 2pack Megatron and prime are the worst figures out here at the moment. Battle damage on bad figures doesn't help either, prime doesn't need the spring punch action and megatron is very lose allover.

    I’ve already told my friends not to buy this set and just wait for the better/bigger versions of the figures to come out.

    Back to the Shadows
    CH@OS!
     
  10. BrokenSVT

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    There isn't such a thing as a TF:A ripoff in my opinion. All of the figures are spectacularly engineered. All are fun and great-looking.

    I personally love the 2-pack Optimus. Though the 2-pack Megatron is marginally better than the Voyager version, I have and love them both.

    I snagged two Prowls, as he is one of my all-time favorite TF's.
     
  11. jason jupiter

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    i love the two packs too, not so much the battle damage and the lame waist snapping...compare the colors to the deluxe cyb-prime and voyager megs, so much better.

    i think bumblebee and voyager megs are rip offs. megatron looks lame in both modes and bumblebee just feels so cheap.
     
  12. Optimus Sledge

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    Got the Battle Begins pack and think it's great (especially with the waist springs removed). Only TFA figure I'm not planning to get unless his price drops is Voyager Megs. I don't like the flimsy-looking cannon attachment, and I'm not particularly impressed with his alt mode. Still, at least he's not Movie Megs.
     
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    I'm happy with every Animated figure I've bought.
     
  14. Codimus Prime

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    I can't complain about any of them that I own. Of course I still need to open Grimlock and Starscream. But I really like my Lockdown (which I know some people don't care for) and my Battle Begins 2 pack. Though I kinda of wish you could just get the Prime from that on a single card. Megatron is alright, and if I really liked the pre-earth form, I'd go get the voyager (again, another that some have a distaste for) and sell the 2 pack one.
     
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    You know, there's no rip-off at all in any of the lines, the only way you could get ripped off would be if Hasbro sold Deluxe Bumblebee in a Leader Box and call it SUPER EDITION BIG BOX VERSION 40$.

    Either that or if you got it at Ebay and the dude sent you a cheaper item.
     
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    Only one I don't really care for is Cybertron Optimus Prime but I know I'm in the minority.
     
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    So far I havent been dissapointed with any of them.
     
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    Gotta give props to voyager prime, he is awesome, infact all the primes are awesome, even roll out command prime :) 
     
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    I hate everything about Lockdown except the car mode.
     

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