Alert! Lead paint!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Moroni Prime, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. Moroni Prime

    Moroni Prime #TFYLP Podcast

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    Just found out about this and want to get word out. Please inform your friends and families (who aren't knowledgable collectors) and warn them.

    In the following Yahoo article Morphbot was named as one of the most dangerous, a common transforming robot brand found at Big Lots and other discount stores.

    The Most Dangerous Toys of 2012 | Parenting - Yahoo! Shine

    This is Morphbot Morphbot | CollectionDX

    Common sense should say to avoid off-brand and knock off products for safety reasons, but not everyone is as informed as we here in the fandom are.
     
  2. brr-icy

    brr-icy MP Collector

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    :lol  you see what else is on their list? thanks for the info on morphbots (seemed to be the only legit one)
     
  3. Spiderus Prime

    Spiderus Prime TFW SpongeBob and TTV's MS 2.0

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    How Yahoo put a Knock-Off as The Dangerous for Lead Paint.
     
  4. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 Ayo Fryman. That uh, that's highly illogical. Moderator News Staff

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    :lol  the hulk hands are on there?
     
  5. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    Dora Guitar - EXCESSIVELY LOUD
    Hulk Hands - IMPACT INJURIES
    Cutesie Kiddie Preschool Helicopter Thing - STRANGULATION HAZARD
    Top Comment - "and to think I used to get BB guns and pocket knives for Christmas"
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    I know we need to keep Christmas safe and sane and all, but that list is just a riot!
     
  6. Ravenxl7

    Ravenxl7 W.A.F.F.L.E.O.

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    They're foam fists...what were they expecting kids to do with them?...:rolleyes2 

    Also, lead paint?...You think that after all this time we would have found an even cheaper and more toxic form of paint to apply to kids toys...
     
  7. Composite Ghost

    Composite Ghost Motorized Transformer

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    What do they expect kids to do with Avengers Gamma Green Smash Fists? Not smash?
     
  8. Weirdwolf

    Weirdwolf TFYLP Podcast Founder TFW2005 Supporter

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    Chevy gets Transformers versions of its vehicles, Ford gets... Morphbots... :lol 

    That being said, I don't plan on licking any of my toys any time soon.
     
  9. Rewind

    Rewind Swoosh!

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    Ford got Transformers versions of its vehicles, too. Alternators, Bay movie...

    Josh's comments in the Morphbot review are even more hilarious now that we know the toy has lead paint. :lol 
     
  10. daitarn red

    daitarn red bionic hero

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    pr samurai 's shogun helment is on list too
     
  11. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    RTS Windcharger was loosely based on a Mustang as well.
     
  12. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Logic has been replaced with blind ignorance.

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    Seriously? I make a point to lick everyone of my toys each night. Sometime I even double up on the G1 bots.