evil eyes

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Funky Munky, Sep 4, 2016.

  1. Funky Munky

    Funky Munky G.I. Formers & Trans-Joe

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    Would Decepticon vehicles sell if their headlights were eyes:
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  2. Rewbot12

    Rewbot12 Well-Known Member

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    Looks cool. From what toyline's that?
     
  3. Macross7

    Macross7 Well-Known Member

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    Wheeled Warriors
     
  4. Dinobot Snarl

    Dinobot Snarl Well-Known Member

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    Don't give Hasbro ideas ;) 
     
  5. shadowfall1976

    shadowfall1976 The Alpha and the Optimus

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    Man I miss those old Wheeled Warriors, I was thinking of picking some up from Ebay, loved those as a kid.
     
  6. GuardianPrime19

    GuardianPrime19 Prime

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    I don't think so... It kinda defeats the whole "Robots in Disguise" thing
     
  7. soundwaverulls

    soundwaverulls Taking a break

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    Maybe, but I really, really don't want to see it happen. As GuardianPrime19 says, it kinda defeats the whole RID thing, and beyond that, it's just too goofy for me.
     
  8. Cattus Doctus

    Cattus Doctus Whiskered Questicon

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    That already happened in the 1980s, when Hasbro/Takara introduced the Pretenders and Transformers suddenly looked like giants, armoured boar and pirate walruses. :) 

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  9. Imperator

    Imperator Be like Optimus, wear a mask.

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    Don't knock the pirate walrus. Pirate walrus is love, pirate walrus is life.

    Also, Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors had far, far better intro music than Transformers ever did.
     
  10. Dachande

    Dachande Pleasure Toast Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah, no. Keep the googly eyes off my Transformers and in the realm of 'Cars' or whatever sentient vehicle thing Disney/Pixar do next.

    That was one of my favorite shows from my youth. Had a bunch of the vehicles, and their play pattern of building and modifying was amazingly fun. I'd love to see a modern update.
     
  11. wildfly

    wildfly Waiting for Gobot.

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    It happened within about 6 months of the line starting
     
  12. primalxconvoy

    primalxconvoy グーグル 翻訳は素晴らしいです!

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    This thread is a bit weird. Is it really relevant to official toys? Perhaps it would be better served in the "General Discussion" area?

    Anyway, this has already happened:

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  13. Windsweeper II

    Windsweeper II Temp Banned

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    That thing should be defeated more often, whenever it happens it makes for more interesting toys and figures with more creative designs.
    The whole Robots in disguise thing is extremely limiting to the toys and the fiction and it doesn't make much sense in fiction for a race of intelligent transforming robots locked in a galaxy spanning war to engage in cloak and dagger tactics.
     
  14. Macross7

    Macross7 Well-Known Member

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    It does when you don't want the native population to know about you.
     
  15. grindcore138

    grindcore138 Non-stop Nut November

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    If that native population is too stupid to think anything of the increasing areas of Earth that suddenly and inexplicably look like warzones, of course.

    Anyway, eyes painted on TF toys headlights would be doofy as hell, no thx.
     
  16. zappatton2

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    For the record, some of my best friends are pirate walruses.
     
  17. CountDrunkula

    CountDrunkula Sturdy Beard

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    +1. Almost exactly my immediate thought, in fact.
     
  18. G1Prowl

    G1Prowl Prick, apparently

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    The image that immediately popped into my mind when I saw this thread title...
     
  19. Funky Munky

    Funky Munky G.I. Formers & Trans-Joe

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    I'd actually rather give a 3rd party ideas as they probably work as hard as they can instead of a corporate exec a contribution to their 3rd home.
     
  20. WheelWave140

    WheelWave140 Hate's not cool, dudes!

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    That went out the window in 1984, when every vehicle had their factions symbol plastered on it. Then in 1985 when they introduced Jetfire, Shockwave, the Dinobots, and the Insecticons.