Favorite G.I. Joe Character

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  1. Predaking

    Predaking Well-Known Member

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    Snake Eyes. Period. He's the first Joe action figure that I laid eyes on back in 1985 and I've been trying to buy at least one of his from every line ever since. There are few that are so ugly that I had to pass though.

    I also met Ray Park in person and had a picture taken with him. One of the coolest hollywood actors you'll ever meet.
     
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    Like I am with Transformers, I don't like to choose only one character as my favorite.
    So here's a little list of some of my favorites:

    Sgt. Flash
    Airtight
    Sci-Fi
    Low Light
    Barbecue
    Blowtorch
    Xamot and Tomax
     
  3. ryu hayabusha

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    snake eyes
     
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    My top-25 favorites, in (approximate) order:

    1. Baroness
    2. Destro
    3. Cobra Commander
    4. Snake-Eyes
    5. Scarlet
    6. Stalker
    7. Storm Shadow
    8. Hawk
    9. Billy
    10. Dusty
    11. Alpine
    12. Cross Country
    13. Wade Collins aka Fred II
    14. Kwinn
    15. Lady Jaye
    16. Flint
    17. Fred VII
    18. Firefly
    19. Beachhead
    20. Spirit
    21. Roadblock
    22. Shipwreck
    23. Mindbender
    24. Serpentor
    25. Cover Girl
     
  5. UltraAlanMagnus

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    I See Alot of Destro Fanboys around. Like Me.
     
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    Alpine makes my favorite list for exactly one reason: in the movie opening, he ropes a Firebat, breaks through the cockpit and beats up the pilot. So of course the modern Alpine figure was in the impossible-to-find DVD Pack 5. I've since been putting together my own version using Renegades Ripcord as a base.

    I'm also fond of Road Pig (his shield is an Alligator Alley sign, and I live about fifteen minutes away from the actual Alligator Alley), Dr. Mindbender and, of course, Cobra Commander.
     
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    Joe's-Shipwreck
    Cobra-Cobra Commander
     
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    Yeah, that is freaking maddening. I have eyed the set a few times because I want that Alpine so bad, but can't justify the asking price.
     
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    Honestly, a gear-less Renegades Ripcord works as a decent substitute when paired with the Alley Viper backpack. He even comes with glasses.

    Then again, I use the Retaliation Trooper as my Rock'n'Roll, so I have an active imagination.

    EDIT: Here's Alpine, and here's Ripcord.
     
  10. Predaking

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    Alright so there are more Joes that I like besides Snake Eyes. I'll list them here:

    Joes
    Snake Eyes
    Tunnel Rat
    Jinx
    Scarlette
    Beach Head
    Barbeque
    Charboil
    Law and Order
    Gung Ho
    Flint
    Lady Jaye

    Cobra
    Cobra Commander
    Destro
    Zartan
    Baroness
    Storm Shadow
    Firefly
    B.A.T.
    The Twins (forgot their name)
    Serpenter
     
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    Snake Eyes

    Cobra
    Cobra Commander
     
  12. UltraAlanMagnus

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    Ebay:
    Joe: Hawk

    Cobra: Serpentor
     
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    Wait GI-Joe has characters? No couldn't be, all it has is stereotypes based on race or socio-economic background.
     
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    Hector X. Delgado!
     
  16. UltraAlanMagnus

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    Who cant ever forget the Opening Titles from A Real American Hero.
    From the one & Only Jackson Beck.
     
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    Who said Snake eyes is overexposed? Reading these lists, seems justified to me.
     
  18. UltraAlanMagnus

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    I Feel that Snake-Eyes is the Break-Out Character in the Franchise.
     
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    I don't know about everyone else, but, as a kid of the 80's, I love ninjas. So Snake Eyes was an easy favorite. Also loved Bruce Lee. So that's why Quick Kick is on my list also.
     
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    1. Beach Head
    2. Snake Eyes
    3. Flint
    4. Lady Jaye
    5. Shipwreck

    Cobra:
    1. Destro
    2. Cobra Commander
    3. Zartan
    4. Storm Shadow
    5. Baroness