Who DOESN'T own Classics Voyager Optimus?

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  1. Storminator

    Storminator Well-Known Member

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    Seriously, it's like everyone and their Grandmother has the Classics Optimus Prime mould, except me :\

    Imagine it- little 10 year old me walking around at the local Sainsbury's, looking at Transformers. I see this strange line called "Classics" and didn't know what to make of it! It wasn't a show or anything, and I didn't recognise some of the characters (This was before I knew literally anything about the original show)

    So on that day I decided to go for not Bumblebee, Starscream, or even Prime, but Rodimus, since he looked the coolest (Gold flames :p ). And now, about 7 years on Classics Prime and Bee are my Holy Grail. Managed to get everyone's favourite Yellow annoyance a few months back, but the big 'Bot is just too expensive for me.

    So I ask you, what figure/s have you passed on in your younger years and now regret not getting?
     
  2. seeker311

    seeker311 The Collector

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    I still need Classics Megatron (nerf gun) for that line but ill take the Henkei one as well
     
  3. Smashs

    Smashs Internet: Pure Truth Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    I don't own one. Which is a shame. Not because I passed him up, but because I was still out of the hobby when he was released.
     
  4. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    I don't own one, but that is because I sold him off.

    I used to have the Classics, Henkei, Nemesis, and Magnus.
     
  5. Kakashi

    Kakashi Well-Known Member

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    I got rid of mine. Outdated piece of junk. When G2 Prime was released, my gf told me I had too many Primes in my collection. Classics Prime bit the dust easily, no regrets.
     
  6. Eric

    Eric Per sempre marciamo.

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    Sold mine.
     
  7. Storminator

    Storminator Well-Known Member

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    Yeah. I didn't really start getting into the figures until the Movies came 'round. Oh well
     
  8. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    I admire your sense of taste in choosing the Dome Zero. Best alt mode ever.

    As for things I wish I didn't skip on, the FansProject combiner sets. Luckily I've gotten great prices on the Energon combiners and the Crossfire 01 set from local collectors. Now it's just a matter of finding a great price for Munitioner and Explorer. Then selling a kidney for MakeToys Giant.
     
  9. Kaiwera05

    Kaiwera05 Soundwave Enthusiast

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    I don't have one. Don't care for it either. Once I get MP-10 I'll have my definitive Classics Prime
     
  10. bcm77

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    Had the Henkei and sold it once I got Faith Leader and Ultra Magnus went when I sold City Commander.
     
  11. Jetbolt

    Jetbolt Maximal Air Commander

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    I don't own one, I just wasn't collecting much back when it was out.
     
  12. Sharktibolt

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    Only version of the mold I have is the SDCC Nemesis Prime one.

    I'd like to get Optimus someday though. Only Classics I got while they were on shelves were Grimlock and Ramjet.
     
  13. Wars

    Wars Regular At Swerve's™

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    I don't. I started collecting two years after it came out, and now it's impossible to get cheap.
     
  14. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    I owned one for about a week and I quickly remembered why I wasn't that fussed about him in the first place. It's a poor update of the classic G1 look, the arm kibble looks horrid, and I feel that he's only been tolerated for so long because he's the only Optimus that scales with the other classics figures and fits the classics aesthetic.

    If a voyager figure based on MP Optimus was mass released tomorrow at a standard voyager price point, Classics Prime would be dumped en-mass and the aftermarket price would plummet.
     
  15. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    Edit: Cleared double post!
     
  16. Thenames9

    Thenames9 D-d-d-d-duel!

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    Moi. It just doesn't appeal to me.
     
  17. Kaijumaster

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    I don't own one, never thought the mold looked good in Optimus colors, but I do have Magnus.
     
  18. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    Great mold. My definitive Prime until my MP-10 arrives.

    I genuinely like Classics Prime more than MP-01. Good alt-mode, posable robot mode, integrated weapons, and I don't mind the forearm kibble, they make him look imposing and armored.
     
  19. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    I don't....doesn't interest me in the slightest.
     
  20. Flyby33

    Flyby33 Well-Known Member

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    I own it but never opened it don't know that I ever will!
     

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