The Knock off transformers thread

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by blunghole, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. NOCV

    NOCV Cretin of Kaon

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    Brand dedication is silly. Everyone wants your money. Just give it to whoever has what you want. In the end none of it matters anyway.
     
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    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    There are different levels of KOs as well...

    Some things are imitating existing IP to appeal to consumers in a more general or associative way.

    However, in some cases (notably many of the MP KOs) these are being produced as a direct replacement for the original, to the point of actually fooling consumers. There is definitely a range.

    zmog
     
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    While I agree to this, after completing almost a year interracting in this forum, I believe its not a matter of brand dedication. It is becoming a sort of expressing psychological dissorders. No seriously. I have seen comments the likes of "How do you live knowing that this thing is a KO" etc etc... I mean yeah dude, you are such a better person and your life is going to be SO much better in general because your toy has a stamp on it :lol :lol :lol 

    I think more or less we are besides that point in the current time frame. They do even package them with their own brand name now dont they? Yeah there are a couple still but still it takes some elementary effort to spot the thing. Unless you are buying online, usually the price is a dead give away.

    Still in certain cases an innexperienced consumer might get fooled, which ofc is not a good thing.
     
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  4. NOCV

    NOCV Cretin of Kaon

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    It's like I tell my kid all the time, the Transformers Police are never going to knock on your door to give you grief about your collection.
     
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    Never understood that, never will...If it works for my display.... and all that. I can understand KO dislikes though or even other party offerings. My dad was one of those guys: "You buy what you pay for" and all that. But he never brought it up as a life choice or discriminating people. Heck there was a guy in here who called people human trash and all kinds of fancy things due to their collecting habbits....Go figure.
     
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    this place tries to brainwash you telling you how to collect. what you can and can't buy. what's in scale. what's cartoon accurate. what's masterpiece and what's not. idc what anyone else thinks. i buy what i like. simple as that.
     
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    I think I am gonna like this guy ^
     
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    Looking forward to seeing more info on that dinobot
     
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    Dinotrap The bw collector

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    sellers can put in wholesale orders for it now
     
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    Dinotrap The bw collector

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    So who would typically get this in stock?
     
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    if i see it i'll post
     
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    You are the man!
     
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    Dinotrap The bw collector

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    I want 2 of this guy. One for leaving be and one for painting him in show accurate colors. This is so Cool he even comes with a blaster :D  I wonder how much he’ll cost?
     
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    I’ve seen $30 thrown around, and that’s not just any blaster, it’s an improperly painted rattrap blaster (he grabbed rat traps gun off a rack and tossed it to him in one of the season 2 opening episodes
     
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    primalxconvoy グーグル 翻訳は素晴らしいです!

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    ?
     
  18. Dinotrap

    Dinotrap The bw collector

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    Then we must take the battle to the enemy :D 
     
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    It's an old joke. I thought it was pretty well-known but it may be regional. The normal answer is because 7 ate 9 (read it out loud if you don't get it).
     
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