Are your toys right or left handed?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Severus, Dec 28, 2006.

  1. Ramrider

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    Blimey, talk about overthinking it. :p 
    Generally, weapons go in whatever hand feels right at the time. However
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    ...I do tend to do this.
     
  2. revlimiter

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    I kinda mix them up. I randomly put guns in left and right hands to have a decent mix. looks odd in pix if all the bots are right handed.

    g1 Soundwave is one of the few of mine that's always left handed due to his right-arm shoulder cannon.
     
  3. The Primes

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    My G1 Optimus and Rodimus Prime are left-handed, seeing as that's how they are in the images.
     
  4. Torque

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    most of mine are righties except Movie Voyager Megatron, as his Cannon is obviously mounted on the arm. Movie Deluxe Arcee might be a lefty too, but she's at my Grandma;s so im not sure
     
  5. Pravus Prime

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    Another lefty here.

    Most of the "cool" TF's are left handed (Like my upcoming Shadow Commander will be) and the majority of the Decepticons (my Animated Leader Megatron has his cannon on his left arm), but many of the Autobots are right handed.
     
  6. Foster

    Foster Haslab Unicron Backer #10 Veteran

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    Megatron's cannon arm is easily swapped to the other side, if you prefer.
     
  7. unicronsupreme

    unicronsupreme supremest of unicrons

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    right now the only ones I see looking around are Uni. Silverbolt (for balancing out the look of my display) and Uni. Heavy Load (because his right hand is a cement mixer).
     
  8. planetjacker

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    Currently Universe Sunstreaker is left handed for some reason. Whenever I have my spychangers out all the clear versions are left handed.
     
  9. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    Is that a weird conscious choice, or a weird coincidence?
     
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    They're all either right-handed or ambidextrous in my house.
     
  11. MegaHavok

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    The weird thing is on my classics shelf not only did i use left and right but I did it in equal proportion and with out trying
     
  12. Ripclaw

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    the only left handed figures i have are those with no hand on the right
     
  13. planetjacker

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    Sunstreaker is coincidence. Spychangers are weird conscious choice.
     
  14. TENIME_art

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    I'm weird with symmetry. If I gave everyone weapons in their right hand, the entire shelf would be asymmetrical. So, I have to make a good portion of them south-pawed, just for my OCD's sake.
     
  15. Optimatron

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    I'm left handed..and I think I take offense to this post. "less-favorable" hand..BAH! lol.

    But anyways, for me it really depends the pose and which way the character is facing as to which hand their gun is in. Now with Silverstreak and Sideswipe, they hold their guns in their right hands...and Streaker and Prowl hold their guns in their left (Because I'm left handed and I like them more so they're are more in my image lol).
     
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    I'm a righty so most of mine are right handed. I tend to do what Grimlock 13 does balancing out shoulder missle and gun but for me the shoulder missle tends to go on the left. I've always put Sideswipe's missle on the left side. I have my Alt Sunstreaker as a lefty. Clip on guns that attach to the side of the arm I tend to put on the left too, unless it's Megatron. My movie Arcee is currently a lefty. I also sometimes do it for symmetry as some have mentioned. For example I have Classics and Henkei Rodimus side by side. Classics as a righty and Henkei as a lefty.
     
  17. Renidragon

    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    i seem to remember that i was told in school once that the Latin word for left is "sinister". Imagine that.

    I usually put guns in the right hand, but some it's appropriate for the left. Energon hot Shot, for example. The "scope" like thing piece is on the inside when held in his left hand. so are the screws. Energon Hot Shot is left handed. So's my Cybertron Thru... err... Starscream. ;) 

    Like G13 said... if they have a shoulder launcher on the right, gun goes in left hand (ie, G1 Jazz).

    of course, being robots, I imagine they'd actually be ambidextrous, but since we all like assigning them human qualities (admit it, it's true! :D ), yeah, some of mine are right handed and some left... but, just like humans, more are right handed than left. Just habit, since I'm right handed. :) 
     
  18. MrMurder

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    i tend to make my 'Thinkers' left handed and my 'Actors' right handed
    Wheeljack is left handed... Grimlock is right handed...
     
  19. Paladine

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    Qui sinistro manu scribit non est sinister, sed laus ei danda est!

    Or otherwise, Lefties are not sinister, but should be praised!
     
  20. Ramrider

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    Also, because each half of the brain controls the opposite side of the body, only left-handed people are in their right minds... ;) 

    Naturally, I'm a rightie. :p