Which flames did G1 Optimus Prime have, exactly? Cool. I'd love to see that blue/red flame deco on a G1 figure. Wait. Are you saying that the 2010/2011 figure is G1 Prime? Again, not claiming that Primes haven't had flames. Only saying that *these* flames are intended to invoke Bayverse. Ohhhhhhhh. You are saying that the 2010/2011 figure was G1. That's the source of confusion. it might be useful in the future to not describe 2010 figures as "G1." Continuities certainly are complicated things, especially in TF ( Continuity - Transformers Wiki ), but by and large, when we refer to figures as "G1," we are describing the toyline from 1984-1990, and whatever reissues of those figures come later ( The Transformers (toyline) - Transformers Wiki ). If you want to talk about figures that came later (that look like the original characters), we often use Hasbro's "Generations" branding (or "CHUG") for clarity. If the point is, "A CHUG figure had Bay-verse-esque flames, too, so all you anti-Bay-verse people can chill out," then that makes a lot more sense to me.