Third party Springer names - Could you do better?

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Scaleface, Aug 16, 2016.

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What is the worst third party Springer name?

  1. Defender

    4.2%
  2. Green Ghost

    15.1%
  3. Elastic

    27.7%
  4. Apache

    1.7%
  5. Allen

    51.3%
  1. Scaleface

    Scaleface Well-Known Member

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    I've honestly been unimpressed by the current proposed names third party Springer toys. FansProject started the nonsense with "Defender", which is merely restating his function like all their early toys. Machine Boy at least tried something with their Green Ghost figure. Now we have 3 more coming under the names Elastic (someone used a thesaurus!), Allen (no idea where this came from) and Apache (a recycled Beast Wars II name!)

    So if you were naming a third party Springer, what would you call him?

    Also, don't forget to vote in the poll above for the WORST third party Springer name.
     
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  2. mrprime222000

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    Ironically Allen is currently the best looking, though we haven't seen FTs final figure. But every time I say "Allen" all I think of is that seen in the third Jurassic Park where he hallucinates the raptor saying "Allen!"
     
  3. Scaleface

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    Green dude.
     
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    Are you serious?
     
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    wonder why people get crazy about third party names, really.
    I call my bots the names I want! and the green bozo I got pre ordered is called Springer! :) 
     
  9. mrprime222000

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    What about the Geberation toy route? Call him "5PR1NG3R
     
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    That would at least make more sense than Allen.
     
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  14. Scaleface

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    or Green Thunder...?
     
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    John Wayne or Dirty Harry
     
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    I like Apache. Allen is just way out there... I almost feel like it's some inside joke in the 3P realm we collectors just aren't getting
     
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    Coiler or Ostaros
     
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    If they went with a human name, I'd call him Neil, after the voice actor.

    If they went with describing his characters, I'd call him Linebacker.
     

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