No Love for Mudflap?

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  1. Tigertrack

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    I noticed in all the local Wal-Marts, that the only Transformer left it seems is Mudflap. I was just grocery shopping today and looked in the toy-isle hoping to find some good figures, but all I see are ton's and ton's of Mudflaps!
    Does nobody like him? I like the car, but personally, I hated the twins heads. They looked really retarted to me, which is sad cause the cars were pretty cool.
    I almost picked one up in pity!
     
  2. Asterios

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    if the heads weren't messed up I'd have a bunch of both him and skids.
     
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    I've been looking forever for a Mudflap! All we have are the Tuner deco... I need the one from wave 3... tempted to order from HTS.
     
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    I don't like the mold. I bought it once because it was on sale at Target and I had interest in using it for a kitbash, but I ended up selling it. I don't like the head or the feet, and I absolutely hate the backpack.
     
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    I'm not usually one for repaints and "Tuner" versions certainly aren't enough to make me pick that one up. I'll be passing on Tuner Skids next wave too.
     
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    Mudflap is a paradox man, nobody can find the Human Alliance version, but there's more than enough Tuner Deluxes to go around.
     
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    There must've been 60 Mudflap's at my local Walmart and maybe five of the ultra tiny figures and some crappy deluxe junk I had no interest in. Seems most of the Wal-Marts are leaving the TF scene for a while?
    And yea, if the twins had better heads, I would've been more interested.
     
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    Besides the unnecessary Tuner repaint, I don't get the problem with Deluxe Mudflap. Good car mode, nice articulation, nice sculpt. Don't see the problem. Like him more then Skids and that's coming from someone who likes the twins alot.
     
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    I think it is a combonation of a few things.
    1. Not a good enough character to get multiple repaints of
    2. The repaint doesn't look all that different in package, and is really pretty uninspired when you do transform it into bot. Just not a good repaint IMO.
    3. Him, Dirge, and BB were packed two per case (not sure if there were any revision waves), and Dirge does have army-building potential, and Bumblebee is bumblebee, although I do see both of those warming pegs too. Can't imagine there are too many takers on an army of Mudflaps.
     
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    It's not a terible mold (I like Skids better) but I think th reason there are so many Tuner Mudflaps on shelves is because it was barely repainted, so why would kids want the same toy they just saw on shelves not long before? I dunno, just a theory.
     
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    I think some of the issues might go back to the original Mudflap himself, as I see nearly as many of him as I do Tuner Mudflap. Gotta go back and check wave 3+ case assortments.

    If it was a matter of character alone or the goofy-ass face, Skids would be warming shelves right alongside him, but he's either scarce or nonexistent. If it was the unnecessary redeco, why so many of the original flavor too? And it certainly isn't an overabundance of the Human Alliance version.
     
  12. Asterios

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    actually at my local Walmart its the opposite no mudflap but skids for days and days and days.
     
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    Naw man. They just aren't ordering any new ROTF stock in preparation for the reset later this month/early August.
     
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    Wonder what the reset's gonna be like.
     
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    My local Wal-Mart has both normal and tuner warming the pegs as of my last visit.

    I bought the original version summer of last year and i feel no desire for any other version HA included.

    Its a nice figure but its not one id desire repaints of.
     
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    I love Mudflap.

    But I already have his HA and Deluxe versions.

    I don't need another.
     
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    So I herd you leik Mudflaps? :p 
     
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    Talking to me? No, I don't. I said earlier, the twins heads made them look like a bunch of ******s. I only liked their car-modes, not their bot-modes.
     
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