why do the movie toys look stupid?

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  1. noob_collection

    noob_collection noob at collecting

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    The point of the "lense-heads" is to make them look like mindless drones. It's been debated before, but, nothing about them is "lazy" imo.

    Edit: Here's an example of a recent debat about this very topic- http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/showthread.php?t=156343
    In the end, they're just toys, and the debat is all personal opinion.
     
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    Just because they're lenses doesn't mean they're lazy. They're all different head molds. Why would drones need to look good? They're meant to be disposed, and the ones with heads are AB's and probably aren't as numerous in the fiction. I could put up a million points, but I really don't feel like it
     
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    It takes just as much plastic and money to make lens faced guys as standard faced guys. Next people will complain about faceplates and visors.:rolleyes2 

    Like others have said, it's not retarded, it's actually cool. The faces represent non-sentients, mindless, sparkless drones. Plus, it only makes sense to have a giant wide camera with nearly unlimited view for a total machine.
     
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    See Shockwave, Whirl, etc.
    I guess having one eye makes you retarded...maybe that's why I can't stay alive for more than six minutes at a time as Demoman on Team Fortress 2...
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    Fretburn We need Instrument TFs

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    can someone tell me why anyone bothers to still respond to these "this sucks etc" style threads?
     
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    it's fun?
     
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    I have to admit, I hate the lens faces myself, however I understand the logic behind why they were done that way.

    If you look closely, you will also see the design is anything but lazy, most of them have a lot of detail sculpted into other parts of the heads, hell by your logic you could say any robot with a face is lazy because they have the generic "samurai helmet" face.
     
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    Because there's no such thing as an actively positive Transformers fan who posts positive threads anymore. Also it's kinda funny.

    Unfortunately, there's not a lot of open-minded people on thses boards. Too busy nit-picking at every little flaw of every single figure they miss out on all the good. They just call something stupid or retarded just 'cuz they don't like it, which is fine, but they always have to be so insultive.
     
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    In all honesty most of the movie toys look stupid to me. I just do not like the design astetic. Granted I did get Leader Prime for my Prime Shelf (and will get the Voyager G1 repaint) and the Bumblebee 2 pack for the Bumblebee shelf I am starting, but really I dislike almost all of this line, to me they look "Stupid" I guess.
     
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    Just don't buy them. I just buy toys I like and not like others who are pretty much in a TF trans (people who buy every toy including repaints and just stare at them in the box). It's like having too many girlfriends without having sex with them.
     
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    LOLZ to the objective thread title.

    That ups my post count, right?
     
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    I'm not a fan of most of the head sculpts that were used. I under stand the drone concept but I'd prefer more individual style charaters like Dropkick, Longarm and Wreckage.
     
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    I think the reaction to the Hasbro Masterpiece Starscream has been very positive. Well, other than the whole "not being able to find him" part.


    Also the toys look stupid because the movie designs as a whole were stupid.
     
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    Sar-casm.:p 
     
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    doh! :p 

    Oh well, if anybody calls the fandom a buch of haters, we'll just use the MPSS as our proof of innocence.
     
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