Who is upset about shadow scyther colors?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Autobot78, Jan 12, 2011.

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ARE YOU UPSET THAT SHADOW SCYTHER TURNED OUT TO BE A WILDRIDER UPGRADE INSTEAD OF BC

  1. YES

    35.7%
  2. NO

    69.0%
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  1. Autobot78

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    1st to be clear, imho shadow scythe is the sickest, scariest, most evil transformer i have ever seen, that being said i am way pissed they blattently adverstised this as a botcon rodimus upgrade with purple flames and not until we actually recieve them find out they are clearly made for wildrider. I love fansproject and protector and scyther dont get me wrong im just curious as to why they get away with this where as if my other love crazydevy did the same thing (especially now after the predaking wing ordeal) would be torn apart for pulling such a swap. Please if you have time express your opinion or vote
    will a moderator who is willing change the title of the thread to "whos upset about shadow scythe colors"
    also i thought i was clear in the first sentance of this post that "imho shadow scythe is the sickest, scariest, most evil transformer i have ever seen", so that being said i am not taking anything for granted on the contrary i have struggled if i should give this up to someone who deserves it more, hardly a spoiled person
     
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  2. Malach Ra

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    I agree man, it kinda sucks for those who dont have a wildrider(with the after market prices in all). My SG rodimus stays SG rodimus now.
     
  3. Angelwave

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    They really did specifically advertise that it was for SG Rodimus?
     
  4. Wollstone

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    I thought it was made to match both?
     
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    That's what I thought too. Although, after looking at them, even though they share most of the same coloration, Wildrider does come out better of the two with the set.
     
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    I didn't get a shadow scyther and I think it is wrong to have the different color scheme from advertisement to product.
     
  7. Autobot78

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    the pre production pics show him with white hands, purple chest flames and purple knee cap thingies, final product was red hands and silver flames and knee cap thingies, now that i think about it, it is awesome for those who felt they where settling for wildrider, but the few who went through hell :)  to get a sg rod well its still super sick
     
  8. Wollstone

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    Can someone post a pic of the advertised colors?
     
  9. Jarodimus

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    Yeah. Hasbro would never do such a thing, after all.

    Do I wish there was a bit more purple? Sure. But Shadow Scythe (no "r") still looks great on my SG Roddy. And with the colors this way, he works much better than he would've for Gentei Wildrider. So the folks who own him are probably happier. Sounds like an overall win to me.
     
  10. Autobot78

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    here it is
     

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    Oh yeah , it does look really good on both. But I do see what you mean about it with Wildrider, because the set does lean more towards him.
     
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    I think it looks great on either figure. As long as the toy was made then its all good.
     
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    Eh, we all pre-ordered it without seeing final product images. Teaser art is never the same as the final product.

    That said, I do think it works with Wildrider a little better, but the armor is compromised enough that it's not significantly worse on SG Rodimus. At least SG Rodimus has a fair amount of red on him, while Wild Rider's only source of purple is his Decepticon symbol.
     
  14. GrimlockAutobot

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    Dude seriously? WTF? I WISH I was lucky enough to own Shadow Scyther and even Protector for that matter.

    Yet there is someone who is starting a thread because the colors don't match SG Rodimus and match Wildrider instead?

    Be lucky that you're one of the select few who own these figures...
     
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    I put it on my SG Rodimus and it looks just fine. If you really want the extra purple grab some Games Workshop warlock purple or whatever it's called and a paintbrush, it looks like it'd be really easy to do those few spots of trim.
     
  16. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    I'd consider myself lucky just to have one (which I don't). Don't like the colors? I'll buy it from you for cost plus shipping. No? Didn't think so.
     
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    At least FP could make/sell a "upgrade" kit with the grey/silver hands and purple chest flames. If that could be done, I'll be happy but otherwise I was disappointed with SS
     
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    I'll give you your cost plus shipping for it.
     
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    I think it looks just fine on either version. I definitely think Wildrider has a slight advantage, but from the pictures I've seen I'm not getting picky at all. If I had both figures I would probably keep the add on set on SG Roddy.
     
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    I dont think this was started to be a bitch fest, he's just voicing his opinion.
     

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