To stick, or not to stick?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Nyarlahotep, Dec 25, 2009.

?

Should I put the included Stickers on my encore Optimus Prime?

  1. yeah! stickers rock my socks!

    58.8%
  2. nah! keep him cartoon accurate!

    41.2%
  1. Nyarlahotep

    Nyarlahotep Radicon Scourge

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2009
    Posts:
    1,336
    Trophy Points:
    137
    Likes:
    +1
    Ebay:
    My wonderful girlfriend got me an encore optimus for christmas misb and now I've run into a conundrum...

    Do I put the stickers on him or leave him the way he is out of the box (all red, blue and silver)

    I'm not sure I really care for the stickered version :confused: 

    Opinions?
     
  2. Geof7609

    Geof7609 Brake Pioneer

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2009
    Posts:
    1,088
    Trophy Points:
    137
    Likes:
    +1
    I haven't looked to see if there IS a set available, but if Reprolabels makes stickers for Encore Prime, I'd recommend applying those instead. They'll actually STAY on.
     
  3. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2003
    Posts:
    5,024
    Trophy Points:
    211
    Likes:
    +0
    Just stick the faction symbols and the silver line that goes over the cab (or are those factory applied?).
     
  4. Nyarlahotep

    Nyarlahotep Radicon Scourge

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2009
    Posts:
    1,336
    Trophy Points:
    137
    Likes:
    +1
    Ebay:
    Those are factory applied, and look the best IMO
     
  5. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2003
    Posts:
    5,024
    Trophy Points:
    211
    Likes:
    +0
    Then leave him as it is. You might want to apply the knee stickers, or are those factory applied too?
     
  6. Methusalen

    Methusalen Not good enough for G1!

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2006
    Posts:
    1,812
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    161
    Likes:
    +7
    Honestly? I've applied stickers to every figure I've purchased that came with one.. I even bought a vintage gobot Staks & a Powermaster Prime, found their sticker sheets to be unused and paintstakingly applied every one of them!
    -There's a sense of accomplishment from properly applying the stickers, getting him to look like he's *supposed* to, not missing details... Plus, there's something about doing it yourself to cement the "This is MINE!" feelings you can get from your toys than by doing something to 'complete' it...
    -If that makes sense...
     
  7. Thelbert

    Thelbert Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 28, 2009
    Posts:
    327
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    76
    Likes:
    +1
    I agree. I love putting on the stickers because it makes it "mine."
    I have the encore Prime and he looks majestic with the stickers. Put them on. The whole process can make you appreciate the figure more.
     
  8. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2002
    Posts:
    15,610
    News Credits:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    292
    Likes:
    +38
    I put on the knee and toe stickers, and that's it. The autobot symbols are tampoed on, or I'd put those on too.
     
  9. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2008
    Posts:
    15,701
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    282
    Likes:
    +154
    Ebay:
    stickering g1s is part of the fun
     
  10. 46+2

    46+2 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2009
    Posts:
    5,604
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +0
    leave it alone. It will kinda give it that "its still kinda new" feeling.
     
  11. Blackout32

    Blackout32 Subdivisions

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2007
    Posts:
    3,511
    Trophy Points:
    167
    Likes:
    +6
    Excactly how I feel, leave it alone so it would have some of that kinda new feeling.
     
  12. Mechafire

    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    May 9, 2008
    Posts:
    24,150
    News Credits:
    30
    Trophy Points:
    291
    Likes:
    +33
    Nah.
     
  13. Nyarlahotep

    Nyarlahotep Radicon Scourge

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2009
    Posts:
    1,336
    Trophy Points:
    137
    Likes:
    +1
    Ebay:
    There are some pretty good opinions here...I think for the time being I'm going to leave him unstickered. The designs just don't read optimus prime to me...sure the box art looks snazzy in all it's 1980's airbrushed glory, but breaking up the red and blue solids just don't sit well with me.

    I did get a mib g1 jetfire with the stickers applied very poorly, so I'll get a repro set of those and redo them myself and hopefully I'll get the itch to sticker up optimus.
     
  14. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2007
    Posts:
    13,284
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    217
    Location:
    Cygnus X-1 (ya bish)
    Likes:
    +6
    I voted "No" because I HATE putting stickers on toys.
     
  15. _Galvatron_

    _Galvatron_ Emperor of Destruction

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2009
    Posts:
    684
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    Stick her man, she's your girlfrind after a--oh, "stickers".

    Yeah, apply them.
     

Share This Page