Studio Series "Dino" (general retail release) replaced by Dropkick (car mode)?

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  1. Haywired

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    I prefer having a Travisformer over a Bayformer if only because Dropkick is an actual character but all what I remember from Dino without using tfwiki is "yet another Autobot thug but he's red".


    Bee's coming with nice accessories, besides he IS small in the movie too. The backpack isn't really huge in hand.
     
  2. ObakaChanTachi

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    Hasbro should still release Dino despite his unmemorable presence and lack of personality. After all, wasn’t SS all about giving characters without toys (Stinger, Crowbar) a chance?
     
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    Yeah you’re probably right. The only other thing I could think of that would be red and have arm blades would be harrier shatter. But that’s way to early to speculate.
    I see. I guess it’s cause I have this weird polictal agenda towards concept art bumblebee designs. I may pick it up after I get shatter and dropkick. I mean I’ll at least accept it as a movie deluxe figure.
     
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    Ironically to some of you, I remember Dino quite fondly due to how cool he was and how his cocky demeanor works well with Sideswipe and Bee.

    Not that I didn’t want a muscle car Dropkick, but I kinda hoped it was gonna be Dino in this slot. I hope he’s just being delayed (probably around 2021 for DOTM’s 10th anniversary). I NEED DINO TO COMPLETE MY DOTM COLLECTION (especially it was my favorite among the 5 movies).
     
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    I’d also love if this actually a blue G1 mirage styled Dino and everyone is just like “What the fuck!?!?!?”
     
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    My current DOTM wishlist:
    1. Dino
    2. Wheeljack
    3. Topspin
    4. Roadbuster
    5. Leadfoot
    6. Sentinel Prime
    7. Shockwave
    8. Hatchet
     
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  7. Digger

    Digger Sharing peace, love and MP Cliff ≠ retool

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    Seems legit.
     
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    I think that’s all we wish as well lol
     
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    Maybe also an actual crankcase.
     
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    Nah I see it too. It’s like they got the vice ready for him but they got a phone call when the were already going and he escaped. Somehow he’s still alive.
     
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    You're right, but you ALSO said "screw Dropkick", which indicates you don't care about him, which indicates you haven't seen the movie cause basically everyone who's seen the movie (including me) loves Dropkick.
    I agree. He was only memorable to me because of the sexy alt mode, and Firage sits alone on a different shelf for me, always in car mode because of that (even though the figure has an awesome bot mode too).
    I agree they should, but he's so low on my priority list that pushing him back is no big deal to me.
    I'm tired of cocky autobots. By the time TLK came around, EVERY autobot was cocky. Even Prime and Bee. It was so annoying by then. Also, I would have much rather Sideswipe gotten more attention and stuff to do and character as the one cocky autobot than splitting his personalty and potential with another random bot thrown into dotm. That's just my opinion though, Dino had the potential to be awesome if he'd been able to do stuff.
     
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    You’re not wrong on the cocky part though. It just shows how none of the Autobots care anymore despite all they have done in the past few years.
     
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    Makes sense, Dropkick is hot right now.

    Hasbro needs all the practice they can get with these movie triplechangers so they can get them right eventually.

    Still a bit strange since their alt modes are so different. He would need more than a simple name swap.

    If they have to retool Dino then that\'s a bit sad. Would release Dino first if it\'s going to be like that.



     
     
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    Frankly, they should be making Dino ONLY if they can get the licence for the alt mode. Otherwise doing it would be quite purposeless.
     
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    This is a bit random but I’m gonna bet their Dino will have a fake chest and a similar transformation to AOE Bumblebee. Based on the picture in my head of a transformation for Dino.
     
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    so without spoilers can anyone explain why dropkick is so well liked?

    tbh people thought nitro zeus was cool to just because of that wife joke.
     
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    The Cons this time around are more menacing. and attractive. Great dynamic too. and attractive
     
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    oh i see.

    finally some cons that are not mindless cannonfodder or idiots.
    and i expected that duo dynamic to work. altough i don't think they are brother and sister right?
     
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    Affirmative, they are not
     
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