A New CHUG Acronym.

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by DOTM Bumblebee, Nov 30, 2016.

  1. DOTM Bumblebee

    DOTM Bumblebee Funny Little Man

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    I was thinking. There have been many toylines marketing updated G1 figures since the original Classics line 10 years ago, so I was thinking: isn't CHUG, the commonly used acronym for Classics/Henkei/Universe/Generations figures, a bit dated? Well, worry no longer! With the new line using the working title, "Power of the Primes", I have worked out a new acronym to abbreviate the updated G1 lines and further frustrate the people who hated the CHUG acronym in the first place.

    From henceforth, we should cast away the days of CHUG and usher in the new era... of CHUCLE CAPTUR.

    C lassics
    H enkei
    U niverse
    C loud
    L egends

    C ombiner Wars
    A dventure
    P ower of the Primes
    T itans Return
    U nited
    R eveal the Shield

    Anyone? Anyone?
     
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  2. Starscream 91

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    I use to use CHUG but now there are so many sublines I just use Generations.
     
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  3. DOTM Bumblebee

    DOTM Bumblebee Funny Little Man

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    Fair enough. This acronym is for people who want to encompass all the toylines without allowing for confusion with just the Generations line.
     
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  4. Sponge

    Sponge Herald of Unicron

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    Nope, CHUG has become ubiquitous enough that people generally know what you are talking about

    No need to change what isn't broken
     
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    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    the reason CHUG works is it's short, tidy, easy to type, all-encompassing of the various "Classics" based lines and (most) everyone knows what it means (even if they hate it), just like AEC encompasses the Unicorn trilogy.

    It's just convenient shorthand for getting your point across.
     
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  6. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Some other time..

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    This. Plus the G stands for Generations, CW, TR, and Potp are all subthemes of Generations, just T30 and the FOC portion. If someone is refering to a specific figure, they just say "RTS Lugnut."
     
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    kibble Seeker style, yo!

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    Crappy Hollow Uninspired Generations. CHUG has never been more fitting for the line...
     
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  8. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    Just leave it CHUG. It's quick, easy, everyone knows what it refers to... and best of all it offends the easily offended.

    No reason to be pedant about a toy line.
     
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    The best acronym in the world is still 'Committee for the Liberation and Integration of Terrifying Organisms and their Rehabilitation Into Society'.

    Ahhh. Red Dwarf, how I've missed you.
     
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  10. kibble

    kibble Seeker style, yo!

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    Cftlaiotoatris? Okay, fine....I'll let them off the hook with the 'for' 'the' 'and' & 'of', but you can't just skip 'their' because it's convenient. It's still clitotris at best.
     
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    Every
    Villian
    Is
    Lemons......

    acronym? i don't even know them!

    A
    Criminal
    Regiment
    Of
    Nasty
    Young
    Men

    ......

    back on topic......no
     
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    Being such a secretive entity, it can be difficult to locate.
     
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    TheAmazingBrave 吾輩は猫である!!!

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    How about G3/G4?
     
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    :eek: 





    Man, that took me a minute to work out! :lol 
     
  15. VIZGIX

    VIZGIX Smugbot

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    Oh my youth, early spongebob
     
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    CHUG 4 LIFE.

    I'm guessing that when Hasbro/Takara do a firm 'restart' of the Generations toyline then fandom will likely want to start using a new term for that and refer to the old toyline as CHUG. But for now CW, TR and PoP are all seen by fandom as a continuation of the original Classics line-- so no need to change the acronym that's become very ubiquitous. We all know what CHUG means.
     
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    we all know what chug means, no need to change it
     
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    GoldbugTM2 Right Hand Of Primus

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    Just as long as we don't have to include Kiss Players. :confused2 
     
  19. GR1ML0CK

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    For the Titan returns line I'm calling them fucking awesome. Let's use that term
     
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    i had a chucle captur once. now i can't have children.
     
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