Toy lines you wish were still around.

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  1. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    What toy lines do you wish were still around?
    Even as a kid what toy lines did you wish never ended?

    I'm talking about lines that ended and never returned and even lines that ended wthin brands that are still around today (like Robots In Disguise being gone but Transformers is still strong today).
    Yes, even include lines that today seem childish to you but you absolutely adored them as a kid.

    Here's my picks:

    -Xevoz (this line had endless possibilities)
    -Hot Wheels "Attack Pack"
    -Hot Wheels "Key Force"
    -Hot Wheels "Road Wars"(the ones with the little people. NOT the ones that were just cars)
    -Hot Wheels "Mechanix"
    -Hot Wheels "XV-Racers"
    -Hot Wheels "Crashers"
    -Hot Wheels "Color FX"
    -Mighty Max
    -Street Sharks
    -War Planets
    -Godzilla (Trendmasters)
    -Beast Wars
    -Beast Machines
    -Robots In Disguise
    -Aliens (Kenner)
    -Predator (Kenner)
    -Jurassic Park (Kenner scaled figures and rubber skinned dinosaurs)
    -Matchbox "Mission Bravo"
    -Matchbox "Mega-Rig"
    -Bandai America's GUNDAM action figure & model kit line (I miss this SO much :( )
    -Hasbro's Zoids line (2000's) Tomy came out with SO MUCH awesome stuff after Hasbro quit the line. Those skeleton zoids are kick ass!
     
  2. MagnusPrimal

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  3. Valandar

    Valandar Dilettante and Dabbler

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    You forgot the Hot Wheels "Parasites" - remove the body and there was a transforming alien inside!
     
  4. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    When did those come out? I cannot recall them.
    *heads to google*
     
  5. transmetropolitan

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    DinoRiders
    Starcom
    Beast Wars
    The Cowboys of Moo Mesa- just kidding.
     
  6. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    Here we go: Matchbox Parasites

    http://www.virtualtoychest.com/parasites/parasites.html

    That's before my time. I was born in '87 so I only know anything Micro masters, Action masters & up.

    They are cool though. Remind me of Hot Wheels "Robo-Wheels" from a couple of years back.

    Anyone remember the Matchbox Car-Nivores?
     
  7. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    ahehe. yes.
     
  8. Dirge121

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    Holy Mother Of Crap! The Matchbox "Parasites" ruled! I had the snake/van guy, that thing rocked. Plus, that line appeared to have no heroes, just monsters. Nice.

    I wish Universe had lasted longer. There was a lot of potential there, they just seemed to avoid using it. Plus, had it survived, I might have gotten that Seacons set I wanted so badly.

    Beyond that, lessee...Cybertron. I loved Cybertron.

    As far as non-TF stuff goes...there was a "line" of sorts of Misfits action figures, I kind of wish that had lasted longer, just to have gotten all of the Graves-era guys in plastic form. That, and I wish that the recent "Masters of the Universe" line had existed long enough to make a new Modulok figure. How would that have not ruled?
     
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    Battle Beasts and Starcom! Accept no substitutes!
     
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    Starcom.
    M.A.S.K.
    Dino Riders.
    Centurions.
    Visionaries.
     
  12. Colorflash

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    Mega Force (Kenner)

    This was a Micro Machines-like military-themed toy-line from 1989 that featured diecast mini vehicles and huge mobile-base-like playset vehicles with launching missiles and other spring-loaded features.

    Toys were highly detailed and quite realistic.
     
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    - TMNT
    - Starcom
    - Bravestar
    - Thundercats
    - MASK
    - Alternators/ Binaltech
    - Gobots (not those goofy 2000-something vesions)

    Weird stuff you posted:
    - I don't get 'hot wheels'. what's the fun in it...
    - Jurassic park started out good, but in the end sucked.
    - same for the Aliens line
    - Mighty max was a good idea though way too expensive
     
  14. tikgnat

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    Starcom.
    MASK
    Centurions.
     
  15. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    starcom and MASK, yes.

    also, sky commanders.
     
  16. QuantumShock

    QuantumShock Stay for brunch ?

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    MASK and Dino Riders definately.
     
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    I'm going to emphatically agree with these, and ad Dino Riders to that list.
     
  18. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    strawberry shortcake.

    ...for my kid.
     
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    Beast Wars(The first thing I ever tried to collect)
    RID
    What was that Martian Motorcycle Mice thing?
    BanDai's Anime Collector
     

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