Botcon Attendee freebie is ...

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by clonemanager, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Oh thank god. With all the hype I was worried it was going to be something I'd want.
     
  2. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    Page won't load for me either. Oh well; I just want to see it out of sheer morbid curiosity (hate the Crosswise mold).
     
  3. Baltan

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    I want to see it for a bit more than morbid curiosity, as a fan of the mold, personally. I'm not getting Jazz from this set, but Ricochet might be nice. If the Botcon site could handle more than 50 people visiting the site at once, I'd know for sure.

    If anyone does upload a mirror in the meantime, gracias!
     
  4. optimus major

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    *reads who the freebie is*

    i just had a FREAKIN heart attack when the name of the freebie was announced, that was first g1 transformer (reissue but still g1) and now let my crying for hate of botcon exclusives being classics cause i am a classics completest commence


    edit: okay i'm in so i want it, so it might not be his g1 colors but STILL, it is my fav Ricochet so he will be mine

    i'll get the pics don't worry, give me a sec

    sorry, can't get them, it won't let me save them
     
  5. Basketball Jones

    Basketball Jones Decepticon

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    It's OK, Major, the figure doesn't really resemble Commemorative Series Ricochet.
     
  6. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Proud grandpa

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    The page won't load for me.:cry 
     
  7. optimus major

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    i know, that is why i HAD to have alt ricochet, i'm still getting this one for the name
     
  8. Baltan

    Baltan Space Ninja

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    Well, if you were an attendee registering now, then you'd get both Ricochets, both 2005 and 2008. :lol 

    Go figure, another repeated theme in this set, on top of "Jetfire-related Voyager" and "yellow wolf Decepticon."
     
  9. Galaxy Convoy

    Galaxy Convoy Well-Known Member

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    Hope this counts for a news credit :p 
     

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  10. Kenucme

    Kenucme Yes, I'd get that one too

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    Finally got the page to load. I'd have to say that the Jazz looks better than Ricochet. As a previous poster stated, I'd prefer this guy as a 'good' Decepticon, not an 'evil' Autobot.
     
  11. optimus major

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    THERE IS A 2005 BOTCON RICOCHET!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *HAS ANOTHER HEART ATTACK*

    SPILL THE BEANS
     
  12. Dinotron

    Dinotron AA2010 13-15 AUG BE THERE TFW2005 Supporter

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    page is loading now, trying to copy the pic but it wont let me. looking at it some more, he just needs something.......... *grabs sharpie*............. brows on the lights like jazz
     
  13. Baltan

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    The new head being passed on to this figure is neat, but so much red on a figure that was already repainted into a partly-red figure is about as excellent a decision as last year's Dreadwind.

    :lolol 

    http://www.tfu.info/2005/Autobot/BCRicochet/ricochet.htm
     
  14. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Hope you get the news credit. Having seen it, all I can do is point to my previous post in this thread. Meh.
     
  15. butz

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    Doesn't resemble G1 Ricochet either (was one of the Target master guns or something, IIRC). Having seen it, I actually kinda like the colors. Not enough to like what they were used on, but it's not a scheme that I'd necessarily be opposed to on a different figure. God, those forearms really look bad in that picture though....
     
  16. Peaugh

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    See, I'm so not into this year's Ricochet, but last year's Dreadwind was outstanding. I'm trading one of my figures from the 08 set for one, actually.
     
  17. funkatron101

    funkatron101 TFW2005 Supporter

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    Starscream is severely outnumbered.:thumbdown 
     
  18. rework

    rework The Voice of Experience

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    Hmmmm. I'm waiting to be impressed.....

    Not happening on this one, I think...
     
  19. optimus major

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    :jawdropper: 





    YEA MY HEART JUST SKIPPED A BEAT, HOLY SHIT IF THEY KEEP THIS UP I'M DEAD


    I'M SORRY BUT RICOCHET IS MY OPTIMUS PRIME, JETFIRE, GRIMLOCK, AND STUFF LIKE THAT, ONE MORE CONVENTION RICOCHET OR EXCLUSIVE RICOCHET COMES UNDER MY EYE SIGHT I'M A DEAD MAN WALKING
     
  20. Baltan

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    It's not exactly a bad figure, and I don't hate 2008 Ricochet either, but I think there could have been some nicer and more distinctive alternative, even if it was still the Jetfire mold.