Haslab Unicron

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

  1. GAUGE

    GAUGE Wargod ARTS

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    Sure. go for it. That's why it's there. :)  And thanks so much for actually being polite enough to ask my friend. It's very highly appreciated. :) 

    My Apologies. and my bad for misunderstanding. Carry on. :lol 
     
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  2. CannibalChow

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    Hey it's alright we all get worked up, I just thought my quote reply went to the right person, seems it was a misclick haha.
     
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    Hi Gauge, didn't mean to put words in your mouth, and it wasn't aimed directly at you either, but that's where it felt like it was coming from, and I see your point as well. I don't think it's impossible that with enough noise Hasbro may do something however, but we'll have to wait and see what this "news about Unicron" that Mike keeps referring to is about.
     
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  4. GAUGE

    GAUGE Wargod ARTS

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    All good man. We're all in this meting pot of super strong personalities. shit's bound to get misunderstood or messages get mixed up. It happens to the best of us all. :) 

    No hard feeling man. We cool. :D 

    I appreciate you saying that. thank you. I'm gonna go ahead and spoiler tag that, not delete it entirely. I need to keep it as a reminder that yes that happened and not back peddle what I said. I own it. my cross to bear. I got pretty heated. I am sorry about that. It's a trigger for me. been working hard on it fore the last 3 years with a Therapist and everything heh. It normally takes a lot to get me to that point. I guess you caught me off guard. :lol 
     
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  5. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    Different argument, you say? o_O 
     
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  6. GAUGE

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    Sorry for earlier my friends.

    I think this Unicron stuff has us all acting a little on edge. But it shouldn't it really shouldn't

    I have been overly joyed at all the videos and the unboxings and the photos people have shared here. overall it's been a pretty enjoyable and exciting experience even if I don't have my own and probably never will. I missed out due to being poor. no excuse for it.

    I have been enjoying my experience through the experiences of others. :) 

    I really am sorry that many are unhappy. It's too bad about all that's happened really it is.

    I hope you don't let it affect or kill your joy and happiness too much though. the piece as a whole is still pretty impressive for what it is. :) 
     
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  7. Fc203

    Fc203 #RestoreTheBayVerse

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  8. CannibalChow

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    Oh I actually was there for the premiere, he's gonna update the video since #3 was that the head needed to be removed to turn him into planet mode.
    I'm waiting to see what his new #3 gripe is going to be as the rest of the gripes are solid issues.
     
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    I’m not a backer and really don’t intend to buy this because, well, money. But while I think some people are definitely overblowing the issue — as if the entire figure is now a worthless hunk of nothing now — I’m hoping people who are disappointed do raise their voices. It’s a very expensive toy, and the change is more noticeable than just “oh hey, at Toyfair, Optimus’ gun had a white handle but now it’s black like the rest of the gun” or something. And just shutting up and taking what you’re given is not how a customer should be expected or told to act.

    It’s not like Hasbro won’t hear it. They had an issue with decos with their Power Rangers Lightning Collection recently where a character’s helmet was missing a paint app. People raised a fuss. And Hasbro sent out replacement helmets free of charge. And that toy cost like a tenth of what Unicron costs and wasn’t marketed towards and aimed at collectors as much as Unicron was. Sure, it’s a swappable head and not ripping a guy’s teeth out, but the point is that they listened and tried to fix things.

    So people who are disappointed should speak up. Being disappointed isn’t cringy (also, wow, haven’t seen that word in a while), it’s natural in this case. Just, y’know, don’t be a dick about it.
     
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    Weird. So, according to this, you have to take the head off to transform it. That’s the first I’ve heard of this. I remember on the prototype transformation, the horns on Unicron’s head just flipped down, and it could be left on. That’s interesting.
     
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    He messed up on that, I informed him of the head being able to stay on, he's going to re-upload the video with the correction. o7
     
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    Oh, okay. I wasn’t sure how I felt about that, but seeing as how I’m probably going to display mine in planet mode with the head on display next to it, it probably wouldn’t have bothered me much. But I did wonder about it, because I hadn’t heard that before.
     
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    Yeah he redid his video with a gripe that I didn't notice til he pointed it out that might be a problem, lemme link the new one.
    Video:
     
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  14. Sammael

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    BTW, ship weight of Unicron:

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    Guess they meant 20+ pounds for shipping in all that marketing
     
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    Exactly, it was always blue, you guys are just remembering it wrong and photoshopping all those promo pictures to make a yellow maw to prove you point.... jesus.
     
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    Is anyone else's order still labeled as "unfulfilled" on Hasbro's site?
     
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    You lost me at Cliffjumper:rolleyes: 
     
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    In this video interview with John Warden, filmed at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, the interviewer directly asked Mr. Warden about the deco, if what they were standing in front of would reflect the finished product.



    Around the 2:55 mark...

    Warden: "We tried to make it as close to a representation of what the consumers would get as possible."

    Interviewer: "So, there's not going to be an $800 deluxe paint deco a year later or anything?"

    Warden: "No, no, this is- this is it."

    As far as I'm concerned that's as close to a promise as I would ever need.

    Thanks to Unicron.com for filming this interview. Those guys were some of my first go-to guys when I got into the online portion of Transformers fandom.

    EDIT: Also, another quote worth pulling, at 8.32

    Warden: "We wanted to make sure this was, like, a Masterpiece-grade Unicron."

    ~L~
     
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  20. mx-01 archon

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    Operative words bolded.

    It's clear we didn't get that, anyways, with everything toned down and muted from the original bright colour palette.
     
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