Hasbro Applies For A Non-Transforming Metroplex Trademark

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  1. Novaburnhilde

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    Interesting.

    If we get a cool Metroplex action figure that sounds like a win to me.
     
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    This seems a bit misleading

    I bet it does Transform. Having an RED Metroplex so early, right off the bat like this would be strange
     
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  3. Alexander Fedorychev

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    That's what I said when Studio Series revealed Devastator ;) 
     
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    The copyright was expiring but it has to get used....and it's not getting a Titan this year...so
     
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    what if....

    [​IMG]
     
  6. SilverOptimus

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    It doesn't have the description of a transforming toy. Hasbro is pretty consistent with that description. Also, the trademark of transforming Metroplex is active in a separate filing.

    Not even close. Filing and the approval of a transforming Metroplex is only 3 years old and is fully active. A trademark only need to be renewed every 10 years.
     
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    Im casting my vote for the build a figure metroplex idea (or a "deluxe" RED figure like the marvel legends red hulk)
     
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    Hoping for RED Series and its to scale, which I'm sure is a long shot. Either way, really hoping its not a BAF, as I don't want to buy figures potentially from another series i.e. movie, Prime, etc to get the pieces.
     
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    And here I was hoping they would use a Build A Figure for a combiner ensemble.
     
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    BAF seems more likely.
     
  11. dragon

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    you do know transformers toys will never be in scale with one another right :peoples: .,

    transformers be in scale with one another unicron toy need be size of bed or bigger , and metroplex need be size of your door
     
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    Because 3Ps aren't the same as Mattel throwing something named "Metroplex" on store shelves.
     
  13. Alexander Fedorychev

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    I would love that, my dreams would all come true
    [​IMG]
     
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    Well this is good news, i mean, how often we Transform our titan-class?

    In this case it's appreciated a better articulated figure than a good transforming one.

    BUT... in the other hand: will be titan-class?
     
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    To be fair.....most of the Titan Figures are only really transforming if you squint anyway. There's a fucking dinosaur head hanging off the back of either of Trypticon's modes, and Fort Max pretty much just falls over, decapitated.

    Certainly no more of a transformation than the 'Foldable' Ravage that Threezero included with their Soundwave...
     
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    So 6 inches tall?
     
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    I'm not sure the logic means a R.E.D. Metroplex is immenent in the first place, however if so I have even less interest in giant non-transforming transformers than I do in regular sized ones.
     
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    If it's a BAF, it would probably be around 8" or so. Alternately, it could also be a deluxe figure. In which case it could be around 12"
     
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    Never? Are we talking 6" RED series or in general? All I've seen and this maybe lack of keeping up on the RED series SW, Megs, and OP and they seem to be in scale so far.

    Sure, I will agree on what Metro needs to be in size to be scaled with 6" figures and was wishful thinking, maybe should've used blue text there.
     
  20. Alexander Fedorychev

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    Sorry can you type again?
     
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  21. Philip164

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    Metroplex barely Transformed to begin with, he sits down, then fold in and out a few things.
     
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