Haslab Unicron

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by bearytrek, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. PlanckEpoch

    PlanckEpoch Just a regular old plumbus

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    He was a bit of a narcissist if I remember correctly, and he was a perfectionist and notoriously hard to work with. He was certainly a genius, but his personality turned many away, including people that could finance him.

    As a result in his older age, with no money left, he turned to food and drink, leaving something like 6 unfinished movies before his death, and slumming in TV adverts and voice overs like 1986 Transformers.
     
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  2. UtahRobotInDisguise

    UtahRobotInDisguise Herald of Utahcron

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    Anthony Hopkins hasn’t “acted” in years. Every film he’s been in since Zorro he’s been a bored ham. Compare his performances in Silence of the Lambs and Red Dragon. One is creepy and eerie, the other is comedic and ridiculous.

    Odin was appropriate for an All-knowing god who has done the same thing for millenniums. Last Knight he was a crazy loon like Red 2’s bomb maker.

    He CAN act, but lately he’s mostly just been “Anthony Hopkins on stage as Zorro/Lecter/Pope etc”
     
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    I'm aware of that. We were suggesting that Unicron might receive special treatment, though, in order to hold to the spirit that this production run will be a one-off. Also, by moving the toolings off-site once the production run is done, it prevents mold theft and the knock-offs that result.
     
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    Hey guys, a little off topic but I just got back from Wal-Mart and they had earthrise voyagers for $15. They only had grapple at the one I was at. Not sure if this has been going on for awhile but I thought I would let you all know. Also not sure if it's just where I live, St. Paul, MN
     
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  6. mx-01 archon

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    Just a "little" off topic. How is that relevant at all?
     
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  7. mjaszewski

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    Sorry for trying to be nice
     
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  8. mx-01 archon

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    I know you intended well, but try to find the right place to post, instead of doing it willy-nilly.

    I mean, gifting someone a loaf of bread could also be considered a nice gesture... up until you throw it in the toilet just because you didn't know where the breadbox was.


    For future reference, sightings forum is over here: Transformers Sightings
     
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  9. vvvTheONEvvv

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    While I agree it was off-topic, your responses were a little douchey.

    Besides, the past few pages have been off topic as well - Anthony Hopkins, non-existent box art, etc.

    Seems like your responses were brought on by a plunger, via your breadbox analogy.
     
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    That inner mouth detail is really neat.

    Rather than a tongue, it looks like Unicron has a conveyor belt to drag lifeforms down his robot mode gullet.

    ~L~
     
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  11. mx-01 archon

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    I love characterful little details like that. One of my favourite embellishments was how FansProject's version of Skullcruncher had an industrial-style grinder/shredder at the back of his crocodile throat.
     
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    Ah that explains a lot. Even hollywood gets fed up with drama queens eventually.
     
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    Forget the toy I want the cat!
     
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  14. BB Shockwave

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    It is true that the artwork on the Titan Class boxes has been, so far, close to a work of art.
    But I totally understand that with something this size and weight, such a box would easily get damaged and bent. I mean, Unicron is not just taller than Fort Max, he is a lot heavier - Max's lower legs are practically empty inside.
    However, I remember that there will be a promotional art poster inside, if I recall right. Don't quote me on it, maybe I remember wrong.

    You are not much of a collector if you think that. Have you looked up on ebay how much difference in price there is between a loose complete toy, and a MIB complete toy?

    LOL you are hilarious "dragon". Pics, or it didn't happen. What flea market you go to where they STILL sell MISB G1 toys? Because I think many people on this board would kill to know where that place is... I still dream about finding some old run-down store which still has G1 toys, lost in some forgotten suburb of a small city where nobody goes. But the last time that happened was in 2000 or so when I found some leftover G2 toys in a little toy shop in Budapest.
    These days, even flea market sellers know how to use the internet, and I have seen time and again some hungarian seller try to sell loose, incomplete Overlords for ridiculous sums on Vatera or Jófogás (our versions of Ebay) thinking they are as rare in here than they are outside Europe.

    What, it's my fault I am not an expert of your little in-joke of a name that only you and your friends understand? And no, lots kids don't watch the old SW movies. I know plenty TF fans younger than me who never even saw any SW movies, not even the prequels.
    But sure, troll me some more, see that you can go on my rather small block list. It's a challenge.
     
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    He’s not wrong though. A box only has value if you intend to sell the toys, and I don’t have any intention of selling any of my toys.
     
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    ORSON WELLES 1915-1985

    Rest in peace, timeless American treasure!! You will never be forgotten so long as the internet lives and UNICRON IS IMMORTAL!!!
     
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    Me neither, and I live in a tiny flat, but I make a point to keep the boxes. Unless they discovers ways to save human brains on computers, or I discover the forbidden secrets of lichdom, I ain't gonna live forever. And I am already keeping track of my collection and what it's worth for whoever inherits it.
     
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    LOL this is a good one :D 

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    For most Transformers, I'd question the cost/benefit ratio of such behavior. The vast majority of Transformers toys simply aren't going to be worth that much, regardless of whether or not packages are included, by the time your heirs would want to unload them.

    While I'm sure that Unicron could be an exception to that rule, I think the point remains.

    IMHO, a person who keeps toys specifically with the intention to sell them later is less a "collector" and more a "speculator." There's nothing wrong with being a speculator, but the emphasis on the purpose of the items one owns is quite different.
     
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