Why do I want Masterpiece Thundercracker?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by aledromo, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. aledromo

    aledromo Decepticon at the Gate

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    Seriously. I've got that wandering fingertip syndrome that keeps me going to eBay to check the latest in the pool of available Thundercrackers. Thing is, I already have MP Starscream and Skywarp. I have this mold twice! And yet something inside me screams I need to complete the seeker trilogy.

    I had the same splinter in my mind over the classics versions, and once the universe smiled at me and provided me with the complete set the splinter went away but didn't leave me with any fireworks of satisfaction. Just a noticeable hole next to the MPs.

    Most of us vilify the art of the repaint, but is everyone out there as insane as I am regarding the seekers? Will someone please talk me out of spending my kid's college money (not really; kidding) just to get a blue version of a toy I already own?
     
  2. Optimus Vader

    Optimus Vader Banned

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    You want the Seeker set because you're an adult-child, like everyone else on this site. If you have the funds to spare; get it. And if you don't; get it anyway.. that's what student loans are for :lol 
     
  3. unmc2001

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    Even if you already have Skywarp and Starscream, MP Thundercracker is still the best Thundercracker ever made.
     
  4. Sy-Rein

    Sy-Rein Rogue Stunticon

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    Seriously Thundercracker is the best looking colour scheme of the MP Seekers... at least in my opinion. I just love that blue.

    But realistically, if you can afford it, buy it. They do look great all together (specially with the G1 coloured Starscream). But if you really cant afford it, then maybe it's best to wait or not get him. Although, I think you're missing out on a fantastic version of this mold.

    Oh right, we're supposed to be talking you out of getting Thundercracker, right? Uh, maybe check the next post... or the one after that.. or the one after that.?.
     
  5. simplygriff

    simplygriff ยต - Elitist Dick

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    You're not alone. I need him too. If for no other reason than because there are so few Decepticon MP/Binaltech's/Alternators. Need to even out the playing field. :lol 

    *goes to check eBay again...
    -G
     
  6. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    MP Thundercracker is the BEST seeker hands down. Go out and buy it. Toy Arena has them in stock and they have a 5 dollar coupon. Its not hard to find :D 
     
  7. Kimmer

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    dude if u already have screamer and skywarp u owe it to yourself to pick up thundercracker. also he seems to be more and more difficult to find so get him if u can.
     
  8. aledromo

    aledromo Decepticon at the Gate

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    I knew I could count on you guys!
     
  9. Autoclot

    Autoclot Well-Known Member

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    He just makes the group even more awesome :) 
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  10. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    I'll happily wait for a hasbro release.
     
  11. leov36

    leov36 Rubber Wheel'd UM

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    Do you guys think there will be a hasbro release. I really want this guy too
     
  12. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    anotheran Old skooler

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    I think he'll be out late 2011 if Hasbro keeps up with 1 masterpiece per year.
     
  14. Switch625

    Switch625 "Up, up, and away!"

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    I have the same dilemma, just like I knew I would after purchasing Masterpiece Skywarp. As with Skywarp, I will wait for the inevitable Hasbro release and for it to go on clearance before buying that mold one more time.
     
  15. aledromo

    aledromo Decepticon at the Gate

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    Hmm. The thought of a Hasbro release didn't even occur to me. Maybe I will sit this out for now. Maybe...
     
  16. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    Just to play devils advocate... what makes you guys certain Hasbro would even bring Thundercracker to the US? Every Masterpiece Transformer has gone on clearance and if Grimlock doesn't sell outstanding, would hasbro risk bring another one here? Lets look at the facts...

    Prime went to Target/Walmart, Starscream/Skywarp only went to Walmart, and now Grimlock is a TRU exclusive. Connect the dots..... If Grimlock goes on clearance, you can probably forget it.
     
  17. bigkid24

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    Why do you want him? Because you don't have him, and he's sort of rare.

    Didn't Hasbro say that they had plans to bring him over to the US after Grimlock? Either way I got mine when the Takara release came out and I'm a happy camper.
     
  18. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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  19. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Rattrap Teabag

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    Can't talk you out of it or into buying it. If you don't want another version of the mold, don't get it...all personal preference :) 

    Me, I'm a Seeker sheep and will buy pretty much any repaint they release, even the mold I don't really like as much :lol 
     
  20. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

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    Why do you want MP Thundercracker? Because everything's funner with three guys (that's what she said!).
     

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