The Knock off transformers thread

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by blunghole, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. GaussGunner

    GaussGunner Ukrainian Convoy

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    I know_know, but what about constructicons and stunticons ?_?
     
  2. 26_Mirage

    26_Mirage Heroic Stunticon

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    Thanks for the info...:thumb 
     
  3. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    If they do a regular sized Hex I'm totally in. Shame there's no plan of an upscaled one.
     
  4. MnemonicSyntax

    MnemonicSyntax I know what I'm about, son.

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    I ordered them both but have no original to post them against. However, I do have original Voyager Hound for a reference. Would that work?

    If so, I'll post photos when they arrive. I never got a shipping notification or a tracking number though, but it says it's been shipped. :( 
     
  5. fleshling

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    Yes. Thank you!!!
     
  6. Electro Rush

    Electro Rush Just a guy waiting for the perfect Whirl

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    Viagra Alloy Edition? Maybe he turns into another kind of gun?
     
  7. MnemonicSyntax

    MnemonicSyntax I know what I'm about, son.

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    No problem. My hope is that they sorta scale with Human Alliance figures, but if not that's fine too.
     
  8. N_M_S

    N_M_S Well-Known Member

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    It takes a few days for the number to appear in your order history. I honestly don't remember if you'll get an actual notification… but I'm OCD enough that I periodically check all my ordered items from various sites on a (usually) daily basis.
     
  9. Scaleface

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    I have often seen the word "viagra" in Google translations of oversized toys, like the Toyworld Throttlebots.

    Alloy means diecast metal.

    So Viagra Alloy means Oversized Diecast.
     
  10. webz

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    Bah... Killing the fun! I just posted for some fun with Google translator, not as anything to actually translate. I just found the translation ridiculously silly, as is the age acceptable: 3. Wtf? Hegemon for a 3 year old?

    If this was made last year, people would have soaked up the supply like a sponge... But with apollyon, that looks far better than hegemon in both modes, being only slightly more than what this will end up being marked up to, I don't see this selling out as quickly as it would have otherwise.
     
  11. MnemonicSyntax

    MnemonicSyntax I know what I'm about, son.

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    Yeah, I've ordered from SirToys before. Not really worried about the notification but I did get a tracking number last time. However, as long as it arrives I'm okay with it. Been about a week though since it said it was "shipped."
     
  12. SMOG

    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    That alone is hilarious!

    So it looks like KO Hexatron does have some simplifications. I don't mind the slightly hollow bits. Kind of a drag that the head has no articulation, though that shouldn't be too hard to fix up with some customizing. I hope those ratchet joints hold up at least.

    Still... for the price, pretty fantastic.

    zmog
     
  13. Scaleface

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    It probably comes from the fact that the Chinese name for Viagra is "伟哥" which are the two symbols for "big/great" and "brother".

    So the guy in Chinese is saying that the toy is Toyworld Hegemon's "diecast big brother", but Google translate merging the words and thinking it's a Viagra ad. It's amazing the way things get mistranslated from Chinese to English. Google seems to have decided any mention of "big brother" in Chinese is a Viagra ad. Puts a whole new spin on the TV reality series and the George Orwell book huh?
     
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    I just watched that movie the other day... All these years I thought it was "1984"... But with subtitles on, I discovered it was "The Blue Pill" ... Orwell was a genius and wrote a prequel to the Matrix!
     
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    Viagra Rhubarb Peak Megatron. I must have it.
     
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    Any word on approx release?
     
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    You've got him in, or you read about the simplification?
     
  18. aledromo

    aledromo Decepticon at the Gate

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    Paul, you getting any of that delicious looking Hegemon? How should I phrase it on my want list so I don't end up on an FBI watch list?
     
  19. Matrix1981

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    Does anyone have the "v1" ko tfc herc? I have one otw and am hoping for the best.
     
  20. Matrix1981

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    Awesome. I picked up the green one for now. Depending how lack luster it is will determine my next step.