Today... four years ago

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Nevermore, Jul 16, 2007.

  1. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Big thanks to Transfandom.com for chronicling the story, the Wayback Machine for archiving to the original posts and to SydneyY for the translation from Japanese. ;) 
     
  2. Galvatron397

    Galvatron397 Official TFW Omni-Geek

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    To be honest, I HATE Alterators. I'm an Alter-Hater in fact. Fragile, G1-inspired, overly-complicated messes? No thanks. But I'm glad you guys are so fond of them, enjoy your pseudo-holiday! :thumb 
     
  3. Scourge_151

    Scourge_151 Dangerous when naked! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Four years! Doesn't seem that long ago, I must be getting old!
     
  4. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    I still remember how excited I got when I first saw those pics.
     
  5. Galvatron397

    Galvatron397 Official TFW Omni-Geek

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    Having a bit of trouble deciding on an avatar are we? :lol 
     
  6. ams

    ams Generation All Veteran

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    I must have spent a full day on Remy's galleries when he first put up BT-01.

    Makes you realize how much has happened in just a few years.
     
  7. dlatkow

    dlatkow Well-Known Member

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    That was by far the most excited I have ever gotten over an upcoming transformer release. If only the line had continued......
     
  8. Sy-Rein

    Sy-Rein Rogue Stunticon

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    I remember how excited I was as well. Alt/BT Smokescreen and MP Prime pics were the catalyst that re-ignited my interest in Transformers. I just couldnt believe they could design TFs like that.

    Awesome visit to the 'way-back' machine dude!
     
  9. Doctor Ingenious

    Doctor Ingenious Doctorate in Ingeniology

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    Yay to the best TF line to date! :rock 
     
  10. Draven

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    Heh. I still have the receipt from when I bought Alt Smokescreen. Happy days :) 
     
  11. Samana Rombuca

    Samana Rombuca Well-Known Member

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    Oy, the memories! :) 
     
  12. Hook

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    That, and Masterpiece Convoy.

    What a great hobby we have :) 
     
  13. ActionMasterZod

    ActionMasterZod LarzArz on twitter, man.

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    I remember how exited I was when I got my first alternater. I wasent part of the online transfandom back then so I had no idea what they were when I saw them on the shelves. Damn four years ago, It feels like it was just yesterday.
     
  14. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    I was at OTFCC that year and it was grand seeing that BT Smokescreen in the display case. Happy memories. :) 
     
  15. TJOmega

    TJOmega The Plastic Addict Content Contributor

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    Wow, Alternators began on my birthday? ...that's really odd to know
     
  16. Tenebrouser

    Tenebrouser Craft...or is it crap?

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    Heh. The first Alt mold was the best. Who would have thought?
     
  17. Galvatron397

    Galvatron397 Official TFW Omni-Geek

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    Ok I have a question here. As I mentioned, I'm not a fan of Alts, but I have to wonder: If this line was so well-liked by the fans, why on earth did Hasbro get rid of it? I have no personal stake, but I still like to see my fellow fans happy so... Why?? :confused: 
     
  18. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Because it ran it's course. There wasn't much else they could do. Keep in mind that it was the longest running TF toyline since G1. None of the others went for 4 years...
     
  19. IACON

    IACON "That's Vector Sigma?" TFW2005 Supporter

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    *Tsk Tsk Tsk*

    All this haterd..... :rolleyes2 

    Anyway, I love Alts and Binals. I just wish they would continue with the line.
     
  20. Galvatron397

    Galvatron397 Official TFW Omni-Geek

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    I had a bad experience with Alts, they are my sworn enemy. And it doesn't help that the only one I EVER liked was the one that everyone else hated. :redface2: 
     

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