Why are the FoC figures so small?

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  1. Leather Elbows

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    Comparing WfC Optimus to FoC Optimus made me go wtf? Especially since FoC Optimus should be bigger :p 
     
  2. seekerblackout

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    They aren't any smaller than the Prime figures.
     
  3. Sideways77

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    Then the question is why the Prime figures are smaller...
     
  4. Rexidus

    Rexidus Autobot TFW2005 Supporter

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    Because the economy is different than it used to be.
     
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    This is basically the answer.
     
  6. Scantron

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    They're not. You've just gotten larger, so they look smaller. Or something.
     
  7. LCDR Blindside

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    It is now a fact that we get these kinds of threads daily.
     
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    This. Also, manufacturing plastic is really expensive.
     
  9. TrueNomadSkies

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    This^


    Also, what about the great downgrade?
     
  10. FanimusMaximus

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    Because the Economy sucks. Next thing you know the Deluxe Classes are going to be the size they use to be back in the 80's.
     
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    Ah yes, I remember the Cybertron days when you could get a big deluxe for $10 and they had new things on the shelves every few weeks.
     
  12. Wolfdawg

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    Holy crap, you're right. Toys have shrunk!!!

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    ^ My new favorite poster.
     
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  15. Wolfdawg

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    Glad to be of some assistance. But I should probably point out that isn't my pic. I got it from /toy/. Some anon posted the picture because people were ranting about how the toys are shrinking and smaller than ever.
     
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    beast wars size class!!!!! :D 
     
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    I also noticed you get less Gas for 99 cents then you did in the early 90s. Odd that.
    :D 
     
  18. Wolfdawg

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    Yea, I was messing around with some of my older figures and even the RID Car Brothers are fairly small. Armada also has a few small "Deluxe" size figures as well. It seems to me that figures actually started to get bigger and blockier in Armada/Energon because of their simplistic designs and Hasbro just kept the size the same despite moving towards more complex designs. I think we all just got spoiled by how big the A/E/C, CHUG, and RoTF figures were.
     
  19. depthcharge82

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    yeah, some people forget that the size of the Unicron Trilogy figures was because of the gimmicks. Also. as stated they were simpler in design.
     
  20. Irken17

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    Everytime one of these threads are made, the upcoming toys will decrease in size.
    Seriously though, it's because of all the reasons stated before me
     

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