This ever happen to you?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by SoundMaster, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. SoundMaster

    SoundMaster Likes RID Bulkhead.

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    Did you ever have a figure, that you really hated because it was crumy or whatever, but then after a while, It grew on you to the point that you really wanted it?

    This is happening to me with universe Cheetor. Since the first pictures came out, I thought he was terrible. Horrible enginering, and too much time focusing on the beast mode. His arms have horrific kibble, and it looks like he is hauling a huge tire in his backpack. But suddenly, a week or so ago, He started to grow on me. Now, I really want this guy. Not as much as Starscream, but still. I know his robot mode is suffering quite a bit, but now, I really want this guy.

    Has this ever happened to you?
     
  2. roykop

    roykop Cassetticon

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    OOOOOH yeah....

    Universe Powerglide
    I thought it was just such an unappealing mold to begin with, and nothing like his g1 counterpart color wise. I don't remember when it happened, but all of a sudden I started to love the toy. Since then, never having owned a single Powerglide EVER.. I now have Powerglide, Henkei (Red) Powerglide, Stormcloud, and even went back and bought a g1 Powerglide to display next to them... I'm a sick, sick person.
     
  3. Nightwind

    Nightwind Aka Dusty Bottoms.

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    A couple of times. Most recently, it was with TFU Blaster. I actually had the Cyberton Soundwave version of that mold and sold it not long after purchase because I hated it so much. I picked up Blaster yesterday on impulse and have had a ton of fun with him! I guess the color change made the difference for me.

    BTW, I bought Cheetor because he was/is one of my favorite characters and I actually like the figure. I can understand why people are turned off by the mold, but I still think he's a lot of fun!
     
  4. Pride21

    Pride21 Honor Wisdom Virtue

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    Have to agree with SoundMaster and Nightwind. It took some time but after a while Cheetor grew on me. Especially due to this pose Cheetor - Classics Universe Toy Gallery - Photo #93. The only two Universe/Classics 2.0 I don't care for are Silverbolt and Powerglide.
     
  5. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    I second Universe Cheetor. He's still not all taht great, but he's kinda cool and I love his face. >:3
     
  6. jazz4ever

    jazz4ever I'm turned on by numbers

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    yes animated BB i thought he looked really dumb but then he turned out to be my first animated figure
     
  7. MidnightBliss

    MidnightBliss Well-Known Member

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    Cybertron Backstop. So fugly it's great.
     
  8. MekaGojira3k

    MekaGojira3k Well-Known Member

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    Movie Voyager Starscream
     
  9. imwthstpd

    imwthstpd that crazy fanboy

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    No it hasn't happened to me yet...now if i could get some more tfs...
     
  10. shroobmaster

    shroobmaster Well-Known Member

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    Movie Salvage lately, I was all "Man that sucker sucks" and left him displayed in front of my computers, later while posting at TFW2005... and I looked at him... and he looked at me... and then something weird happened and now I can't stop transforming him and he actualy was moved to my "top shelf" along with TFA Lugnut and Oil Slick.
     
  11. dark69

    dark69 BlackArachnia Terrorize!

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    yes energon arcee she's not the best fembot but now i have all 9 repaints of her
     
  12. 0ptimus__Prime

    0ptimus__Prime Autobot Commander

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    *off topic*
    Heh, whenever my Cheetors arms pop out of the tabs I just say "Cheetor arm kibble attack!" while swinging them around lol.

    *on topic*
    But yeah, I got cheetor more for the beast mode but his robot mode is kinda growing on me.
     
  13. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    Much of the Classics 1.0 line. Particularly Mirage. That guy shelfwarmed so bad and I just passed.

    Never picked it up until a couple months ago.
     
  14. NGW

    NGW Rawr

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    The Universe Cheetor mold I guess is an example of it for me. At first, I really liked him, from pics seen way before his release. Then seeing the problems, particularly the backpack...I just lost interest. Then he started growing on me, so I picked him up (over Universe SS even) and I really kinda like him.

    Best example for me though is Animated Voyager Bulkhead, it was the one thing that was gonna be keeping me from being a (in-show character) completist with the line...but over time I just had to get it, and from the time I got him until the time I picked up..I think Lugnut, it was my favorite in the line, a title which now rests with Voyager Blitzwing I believe.
     
  15. Gadep

    Gadep Banned

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    tank drone for beast machines, freaking hated the design....

    it ended up growing on me....influenced the purchase of beast wars returns tankor
     
  16. MasterPrime

    MasterPrime Assemble and Roll Out

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    Animated Oilslick just because when it comes to getting Transformers from shows I try to get every show Character. I was really against getting but for some reason I got he hated him but as time past I started to really like him. Now he's going in Animated which makes me very happy!:D 
     
  17. iheartarcee

    iheartarcee Idonotheartbeastwars

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    transformers movie camshaft... i still have a love hate relationship with that figure..
     
  18. CrypticIllusionist

    CrypticIllusionist Well-Known Member

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    Happened to me with Universe Dinobot...but then my mind changed again. I don't really want it anymore; glad I haven't bought it yet.
     
  19. Sportimus

    Sportimus Well-Known Member

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    Animated Deluxe Senitnel Prime. I hated that thing. So stalky looking. Jelly-bean head, playschool-looking truck mode. Small. Broke down and got him for $7.77 at Walmart a while back despite those feelings, and he was a disappointment. But after a while, he really grew on me. He's freaking awesome.

    Movie Voyager Starscream. I really wanted that thing, but after seeing the pics and watching other reviews of him, I was not thrilled with him. No hands, weird looking body. Got him anyway, and didn't care for him at first. After some messing around with, I grew to really like the mold. Still do.

    There are some others, but these are a couple good examples of my experiences similar to yours. :) 
     
  20. LEADERS_MATRIX

    LEADERS_MATRIX Wisdom of the ages...

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    I would say its always the opposite for me I think i'll like a bot and end up hating it, ( Annimated BB, Uni Cheetor, are great points) just bought em thinking I would like and no,:banghead:  the thing with Cheetor is the feet I can not stand the feet.

    BW Injector, I soooo did not want that bot but I found it on clearance at TRU and got it, and I like that bot to this day.

    And then there was Armada Smokscreen, hated it, got it to be a completest on the line and he kinda got me don't know why but I dig em.
    And now its the legands, I got a few with Cybertron, but they turned me off, now the G1 legends are nice even the Cybertron repaints, I can't get enough of em, and those damn Robot Heros.:bowdown: 
     

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