Transformers a 2017 National Toy Hall of Fame Finalist

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Rookbartley, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. Hooper_X

    Hooper_X hi haters

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    Whoever the nominating committee for the Hall of Fame is, they're very much traditionalists - "the stick" was a first ballot draft pick, for instance.

    I would not be surprised at all to see "sand" make the cut over Transformers, which has been on the ballot for... 2-3 years now.

    All Halls of Fame are weird, but this one is VERY weird - the GameBoy is in, but the NES isn't. This one seems particularly Boomer-centric; D&D and the Fisher Price Little People JUST got in last year, and jesus christ D&D is in the goddamned DNA of modern pop culture - any time anyone talks about "leveling up", that's D&D talk.
     
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  2. NeilJam

    NeilJam Resident Audiophile

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    Judging by past inductees one slot will surely go to sand or paper airplanes. Current popularity doesn't really seem to be much of a factor for getting in, it's more about nostalgia. I'm surprised Matchbox is not in already, it might get a slot. Pez or Uno have a good chance too.
     
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    Fuck sand. Sand gets in places it ought not go. And sand can make a good tomato sandwich crunchy.

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