What's your favorite of each "type" of Transformer engineering?

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  1. Cheebs

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    Shellformers - Big Convoy. No doubt.

    Posture-formers (Less of a transformation and more of a "new pose" for alt mode...Energon Shockblast, many beasts, etc) - Beast Machines Mega Cheetor. I love the spindly dude.

    Hood-as-chest-formers - Alt Hound. Pure love.

    Robo-wang-formers (a part of the alt mode makes the 'bot "well-endowed") - Energon Starscream: original deco

    Parts-formers (something significant has to be removed and clipped on to a new place for transformation) - RID Magnus

    Alt-mode-on-one-side-'bot-mode-on-the-other-side-formers (turn it upside down and there's the other mode) - Energon Galvatron

    Beast-head-stapled-to-an-arm-formers - Transmetal II Megatron

    Fake-alt-mode-parts-formers (cheating to get a classic look) - RID Scourge

    Combine-with-an-accesory-formers - Powermaster Prime (reissue with diecast)

    Remove-the-head-formers - No favorite

    Brick-formers - G1 Bluestreak

    Non-transforming-formers - Mega SCF Starscream

    Auto-transforming-formers - That BWII jet... forget his name.

    Tripple-changers - Blitzwing.
     
  2. Feralstorm

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    Shellformer: Cyb. Thunderblast

    Postureformer: BM Blast Punch Op Primal

    Hoodchests: Cyb. Downshift

    Jet nose wang: Energon Starscream & Energon Treadshot

    Other robo-wang: Radio Shack Astro-Magnum "Shackwave"

    Part-formers: don't like most of them, but... BW Cheetor or RiD Hightower

    Flip-flop-formers: Energon Galvatron

    beast-face-arm: BWX Megatron and 'Armada Dinobot' Triceradon

    Faked altmode robot bits: G2 Laser Prime, Alternator Tracks

    Combine with accessory: Powermaster Prime/Ginrai

    Remove the head: G1 Superion?

    Bricks: G1 Grimlock, G2 big-tank Megatron

    Non-transforming: Action-Master Soundwave

    Auto-transforming: BW Insecticon

    Triplechanger: G1 Blitzwing, BW Rampage
     
  3. Psychrome86

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    ass and head are too close together: Supreme optimus primal :ev: 
     
  4. Ruination04

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    Shellformers - ?????

    Posture-formers - g1 Perceptor

    Hood-as-chest-formers - Maybe Alt Silverstreak

    Robo-wang-formers (a part of the alt mode makes the 'bot "well-endowed") -
    g1 Shockwave (you've pulled the trigger of my love gun!)

    Parts-formers (something significant has to be removed and clipped on to a new place for transformation) - g1 Omega Supreme

    Alt-mode-on-one-side-'bot-mode-on-the-other-side-formers (turn it upside down and there's the other mode) - ?????? Alt Prime

    Beast-head-stapled-to-an-arm-formers - ??????????????

    Fake-alt-mode-parts-formers (cheating to get a classic look) - ??????????

    Combine-with-an-accesory-formers - ????????

    Remove-the-head-formers - I guess Bruticus.......his head comes off

    Brick-formers -

    Non-transforming-formers - HoC or the PVCs

    Auto-transforming-formers - Twin Twist?? LOL

    Tripple-changers - Blitzwing & Springer.[/QUOTE]
     
  5. Renidragon

    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    Considering I missed a big chunk of a lot of toys, I don't have much to go on... so while I'm going on what I know, I'm really lacking in exposure to a number of toys.





    Shellformers - RiD Sideburn. I love this freakin' guy.

    Posture-formers (Less of a transformation and more of a "new pose" for alt mode...Energon Shockblast, many beasts, etc) - Cybertron Repugnus (Don't have Undermine, but I have to say, the red/orange/black color scheme is pretty awesome)

    Hood-as-chest-formers - Absolute favorite? That's so hard, there's so many of these that I love... but I'm going to have to go with Alt. Silverstreak. I want a BT version of that mold so bad.

    Robo-wang-formers (a part of the alt mode makes the 'bot "well-endowed") - Uh, I don't think I have any like that. Unless you count Cybertron Defense Red Alert with his overcompensation deal.

    Parts-formers (something significant has to be removed and clipped on to a new place for transformation) - RID Magnus, definately. RiD Prime is a worthy mention, but he DOES have a bot mode that doesn't REQUIRE parts-forming, so Magnus wins by technicality. If it wasn't for that, though, Magnus would still be 2nd.

    Alt-mode-on-one-side-'bot-mode-on-the-other-side-formers (turn it upside down and there's the other mode) - I'm pretty sure I've had a few, but none stick out in my mind more than Alt. Prime. I like the guy, I really do. But I DO wish he was better.

    Beast-head-stapled-to-an-arm-formers - Cybertron Snarl. I love that guy.

    Fake-alt-mode-parts-formers (cheating to get a classic look) - BT Tracks (I don't have the alt)

    Combine-with-an-accesory-formers - I'm gonna go with RiD Prime on this one... he has his own bot mode, and he combines with the pieces of the rest of his alt mode, which is technically an accessory (albeit, a necessary one for that alt mode).

    Remove-the-head-formers - I miss the headmasters I used to have. :(  My favorite was the alligator one, I don't remember his name. Wierdwolf is an honorable mention, but I always wanted the autobot headmasters (the regular ones, not the juniors).

    Brick-formers - G1 Smokescreen. My first transformer EVER. It's still my favorite G1 mold. Hell, I spent $60 on a Takara reissue Prowl, cause I liked the mold (well, Prowl's a LITTLE different, but basically the same) that much. I'd never pay that much again, but I still want to find Silver/Streak and Smokescreen reissues... Takara or Hasbro. I've got the Hasbro Jazz reissue, which I also love... but it's not the Fairlady Z mold.

    Non-transforming-formers - N/A

    Auto-transforming-formers - Cybertron Override? My only example of this category.

    Tripple-changers - Blitzwing. Easy. Character-wise, Springer would win, but toy-wise, Blitzwing was hella cool. I want another. I lost my original G1 Blitzwing.
     
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    "Butthead"-formers (usually beast-only, the head of one mode goes to the ass-end of the other in transformation - examples: Energon Divebomb, BWX Primal)

    My pick: BW TM2 Stinkbomb
     
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    Shellformers - Big Convoy or RID Prowl

    Posture-formers - Optimal Optimus

    Hood-as-chest-formers - G1 Prowl

    Robo-wang-formers - G1 Megatron

    Parts-formers - God Bomber

    Alt-mode-on-one-side-'bot-mode-on-the-other-side-formers (turn it upside down and there's the other mode) - ??

    Beast-head-stapled-to-an-arm-formers - Ultra T-Rex Megatron

    Fake-alt-mode-parts-formers (cheating to get a classic look) - i dunno

    Combine-with-an-accesory-formers - RID Optimus Prime

    Remove-the-head-formers - God Ginrai

    Brick-formers - God Ginrai

    Non-transforming-formers - Mega SCF Victory Saber

    Auto-transforming-formers - Gator Megatron

    Tripple-changers - BW Rampage
     
  8. $5HotRod

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    Shellformers - Big Convoy. Close runner-up is BW Megatron.

    Posture-formers (Less of a transformation and more of a "new pose" for alt mode...Energon Shockblast, many beasts, etc) - I'll have to go with Energon Shockblast since I really can't think of any other that I own that fit this category.

    Hood-as-chest-formers - Binaltech Meister. This guy rules.

    Robo-wang-formers (a part of the alt mode makes the 'bot "well-endowed") - G1 Jetfire or Cybertron Nemesis Breaker.

    Parts-formers (something significant has to be removed and clipped on to a new place for transformation) - G1 Omega Supreme

    Alt-mode-on-one-side-'bot-mode-on-the-other-side-formers (turn it upside down and there's the other mode) - Binaltech Tracks

    Beast-head-stapled-to-an-arm-formers - BW Megatron

    Fake-alt-mode-parts-formers (cheating to get a classic look) - RID Black Convoy and how is this cheating?

    Combine-with-an-accesory-formers - RiD Optimus Prime.

    Remove-the-head-formers - Brave Maximus...I think that counts.

    Brick-formers - G1 Trailbreaker

    Non-transforming-formers - I usually don't buy those but I did get a little chibi Jazz for free at Cybercon '05.

    Auto-transforming-formers - Bat Primal or Gatortron.

    Triple-changers - G1 Astrotrain
     
  9. Switchblade

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    Shellformers - Thunderblast.

    Posture-formers - I tend to hate these.

    Hood-as-chest-formers - Alt Jazz, no question.

    Robo-wang-formers - Titanium Jetfire. Not only does he have a wang, but it's articulated.

    Parts-formers - Titanium Jetfire is the only decent one I have.

    Alt-mode-on-one-side-'bot-mode-on-the-other-side-formers - Alt Tracks

    Beast-head-stapled-to-an-arm-formers - BW Megatron

    Fake-alt-mode-parts-formers (cheating to get a classic look) - RID Scourge

    Combine-with-an-accesory-formers - Cybertron Prime

    Remove-the-head-formers - Chromedome

    Brick-formers - G1 Ultra Magnus

    Non-transforming-formers - Suck

    Auto-transforming-formers - Also suck

    Tripple-changers - RID Dreadwind
     
  10. Dark_Convoy

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    Shellformers: RID Sideburn

    Posture-formers: Can't think of any I like

    Hood-as-chest-formers: Any Alternators Subaru Mold

    Robo-wang-formers: G2 Cyberjets

    Beast-head-stapled-to-an-arm-formers: Cybertron Repugnus

    Parts-formers: RID Prime (super mode)

    Alt-mode-on-one-side-'bot-mode-on-the-other-side-formers: Alt Tracks

    Fake-alt-mode-parts-formers (cheating to get a classic look): Alt Tracks

    Combine-with-an-accesory-formers: Can't think of any I like

    Remove-the-head-formers - Can't think of any I like

    Brick-formers - G1 Bluestreak

    Non-transforming-formers - The old PVC HOS stuff.

    Auto-transforming-formers: Machine Wars Megaplex

    Tripple-changers: RID Dreadwind
     

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