I have been sitting here this morning admiring how many pieces go into a single Transformers figure. All the molded plastic pieces, screws, pins, electronics etc. and it is truly breath taking. For example, look at the Universe Prowl mold. The door/side pieces have 5 pieces each (including pins) and that is just for the one part of the figure. There must be over 100 little components in that figure making it into what it is. Looking at Animated Ultra Magnus' Hammer of Death, there are 18 visible components making up that thing, and that does not even include the springs and whatever else is inside. Even G1 Optimus Prime, if anyone has ever changed his smoke stacks, you know how many little pieces are floating in his shoulder alone and it is amazing. It is easy to forget sometimes how much work actually goes into making a figure. It is more than pouring plastic into one large mold with the figure coming right out. There are literally tens sometimes hundreds of little individually molded pieces pinned and fastened together with screws to make really unique pieces, that even transform, walk and even talk sometimes. Not to mention all the paint that is applied and art work designed for the packages to boot. It's amaizing to see all the little details molded into the plastic, even something as simple as a molded autobot logo, which if you sit down and try to free hand draw, is pretty hard to do. Animated Magnus is sitting in front of me and I am just in awe of all the little details, like the wipers, light detailing, rivets etc. and the Animated line is pretty simplistic in terms of design. Legends figures often get the shaft, but looking at some of them it is truly amazing how much work actually goes into these things. There are figures that literally have hundreds, maybe even thousands of hours spent by groups of people making them into reality. Sometimes some efforts are better than others, but even less favorable figures like G1 Wheelie, had someone spend time and effort making it into reality. As a collector, it is easy to let a lot of this slip by you, especially when many of us buy waves consisting of four or more figures at a time, and own hundreds of them, but take a moment to truly admire your favorite figure, or even one you truly hate and admire what it took to make it happen, especially considering the constraints designers have to fit it in a budget. I am amazed that you can buy a figure like movie CC Bumblebee, Animated Swindle, and Universe Sideswipe for like $10 to $15. Feel free to add your thoughts, or to just count and post how many pieces are in different figures you like.