top selling 1984 Autobot (not Prime)

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  1. Funky Munky

    Funky Munky G.I. Formers & Trans-Joe TFW2005 Supporter

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    Anyone know the sales stats?
    I somehow thing it was either Jazz or Sunstreaker due to car style.
     
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    Purely guessing, I'd say Bumblebee.
     
  3. Funky Munky

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    I was thinking of adding him...
     
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    Honestly, I have no idea. I think it would be either Jazz or Prowl, personally.
     
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    I don't know if you will learn anything from the sales stats seeing as though stores kept selling out of all Transformers in '84. I didn't see a shelf warmer until Snarl came along in Feb. '85. Mirage, Sideswipe and Sunstreaker always seem to go first though.
     
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    ...Megatron?
     
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    Autobot? lol

    I'd vote either Jazz, Sideswipe or Bumblebee. I do seem to remember everyone owning those three in my child circles......

    Would be interesting to see.
     
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    bumblebee all the way
     
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    Jazz.
     
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    Guessing Jazz. Bumblebee wasn't over exposed and hyped like he is now
     
  11. Fishdirt

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    Alabama in 84 what I saw a lot of were:

    Prime
    Prowl or Bluestreak (sans roofs)
    Windcharger
     
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    lot of Jazz and Sideswipes. Bumblebees/Cliffjumpers were tiny and not as cool. I would transform them with their feet sticking out so they were like little bulldozers.
     
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    I think the minibots were largely not liked at the beginning. Gobots tended to look better and transformer better.
     
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    Now that I think about it, Jazz, Bumblebee and Cliffjumper. Wasn't their high sales the whole reason they survived the movie?
     
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    I remember once the show was on, Bumblebee was easily the hardest to find minibot. I could see Cliffjumper selling well since he looks like a red Bumblebee. His face is closer to BB's face on the cartoon compared to BB's toy face.
     
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    I'd also say Bumble. The irony...
     
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    Cliffjumper was hard to find. so hard for me to find that i had to 'settle' for a yellow Cliffjumper in 85, and then listen to stupid kids who couldn't differentiate mold from color say "no, that's Bumblebee."

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    I am guessing here too, but i have to agree that back then most of my friends and I had Prowl, Sideswipe, and Jazz.
     
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    Deluxe size : jazz, Scout size: bumblebee scout size were cheaper, so kids could buy them with their allowance pretty quick.
     
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    I'd guess Bumblebee, Cliffjumper or Cosmos. Everyone I know had the little guys.
     

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