Legacy G2 Mirage

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by DoubleClouder, May 23, 2023.

  1. WatermelonSpectacles1

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    I assume they meant cheap-feeling not cheap-costing
     
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    This is an instance of.... I don\'t have markers, or any other thing to color with, I guess I\'ll use HIGHLIGHTERS to make a robot picture. 

    IMO this is not good. But props to the HasTak teams for giving those g2 fans something they may want. 
    Easy pass for me. 
     
  3. Oniconvoy

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    The lighting and dull grey background is doing a lot to make it more drab than it otherwise may be.
     
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    Just because it was revealed on a transformer Tuesday doesn’t mean we will expect preorders today.
     
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    well, If we're talking about nylon's texture, funny story...

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    Yeah, normally I’d be all for the toy head, but the sculpt for this Mirage mold’s toy head is… unsettling to me. It’s that smug-looking smirky mouth, haha. I have said it before but it always reminds me of Benzites from Star Trek:

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    So I'm all for the normal head in this case. That toon Mirage head looks pretty nice in green! However, if they DO ever get around to a red Diaclone release (which I reeeeally hope happens), I'd want the toy head for that despite my general dislike for it.
     
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  8. Nagatem

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    Sigh, I just want \"Heavy Metal Greymon\"/ Greylock/ G2 Grimlock already......
     
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    Isn't that the cost, not the texture? Cheap probably isn't the word for it, but a lot of the nylon looks bad. I think it's a testament to how unpleasing something looks if it is mistaken for cheap material rountinely.
     
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    No, it's a testament to how people just say "cheap" to describe something they don't like without having the intellectual curiosity to investigate why they feel these things or whether they're even founded on reality.
     
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    I don't know why you need to go this hard. People don't like semi-transparent qualities of nylon.
     
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    Stoked! One of my most wanted figures will finally become reality. I am slightly disappointed that it's on a mold I'm not very fond of and that it's not the sphinx head. HOWEVER! Gimme that delicious looking pack of watermelon Bubble Yum! Still happy it exists. Should look phenomenal with the others.
     
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    i just want to know what part of that makes it "cheap," though

    can we use words that make sense
     
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    People associate semi-transparent plastic with cheap. People associate plastic that skews yellow with cheap. I know the material is more expensive, but the complaint also made sense to me. Sometimes people don't articulate a real complaint 100% accurately.
     
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    This is the first time I’ve ever wanted to buy a watermelon. Now, if you’ll allow me a moment…
     
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    I mean, to the touch it feels unpleasant and looks “cheap” as in, of low quality. The milkiness and inability to be painted add to that effect, regardless of its actual cost or durability.
     
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    On top of this, it has a strange quality about it that absolutely washes out detail under most lighting conditions. Especially with lighter colors. It's an incredibly durable material, but I think it's a valid criticism to say that it looks like a material that costs way less.
     
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    THE COLORS BURN.

    IT'S PERFECT.
     
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    Florida Man, take me by the hand, lead me to the land

    That you understand
     
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    THEM WATAHS IS INFESTED BY GATAS!!!!
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    Wait no that’s Louisiana….
     
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