The UK Toy Discussion

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Boardwise, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. Siege Fan

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    Yeah, used to watch it on Saturday mornings, probably in the days of Katy Whatsherface and Her With The Red Hair on whatever Going Live became.

    I'd have laughed at it if I hadn't seen the awesome (if that's your thing) movie. But I'd have watched it just for the rip-off theme song! Didn't realise Michael Uslan was involved, he was the guy who got the ball rolling on Batman '89 and other DC projects since.

    Slime is hopefully gonna be a MOTU Origins feature (I can dream!).
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    Convoy Useful dinosaur robot

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    I searched for it, and you're right. They literally come up at least once a month!
     
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    [​IMG]The Lads by Brendan Mitchell, on Flickr

    Upon closer inspection my Scourge has some paint imperfections around the goatee but not to the point I'll notice it unless I really look closely so no big deal, still a fantastic figure.
     
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    I can't find the damned interview now (I'm thinking it's audio rather than video due to Youtube failing me) but Sir Chris actually extolls on their mutual love of Warner Bros. wackiness in an interview, and rather touchingly recounts how he took some comfort in the loss because he'd brought a new video tape of 'em round to what would turn out to be their last meeting that they watched and guffawed at together, just before Cushing made his last exit.
    It always give me a chuckle to think of them doing Sylvester & Tweety at each other in the Hammer canteen, and between takes (Lee was surely Sylvester, he was usually the bad guy but TBH the roles reversed amuses me equally)!
     
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  6. doucoo

    doucoo U're an idiot Starscream!

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    Haha. :p 

    I’m thinking about pressing my product box to see if I can iron out the dinks. Maybe Chipsaway can work some magic.
     
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    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Hard to forget that boner-jam gimmick.
    :lolol :lolol :lolol 

    So what you are saying is there is a gap in the market for a beer-helmet that could fit a truck or jet?

    That is properly heart warming isn't it?
     
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  10. Vertex

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    You're absolutely right - and it wouldn't only marketable to Cybertronians! Many humans would be interested....including the police. :lol 

    @Xaran Alamas - you can easily tell that Scourge was Thundercracker and Cyclonus got mistaken for his Armada and used to be Skywarp, as they're the same colours! Of course, the Insecticons are purple too, but we know they're the minions due to their cloning ability. And Optimus is clearly a name for a primate as it's Latin and animals get given Latin names, plus both the monkey characters in BW are called that so that must be true too. :p ;) :D 

    @saucesmithco - agree that beast bot-modes are fab! Wish we'd got a better toy of Steeljaw, but he'll surely get CHUGged along with Strongarm at some point.
     
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  11. doucoo

    doucoo U're an idiot Starscream!

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    I have the red, black and orange ones. Really did love these back in the day. Great toy
     
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  12. Vertex

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    I still have the red, silver and orange ones! Was surprised to learn the latter was supposed to have guns of unequal lengths, thought I'd broken one. These were fab, although the whole (sort of) concept of them as endoparasites is rather grim if you think about it. Don’t let them lay their foul eggs down your exhaust pipe, or your motor will end up a hollowed-out husk!

    Got that SW Battlefronts game we were talking about for free a while back, it’s fun but I’m glad I didn’t pay for it. Doom 2016 is a superior experience, and doesn’t keep swapping your loadout just when you've got it how you like it!

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    Double-Decepticon death dealer.
     
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    @Siege Fan,
    Meant to say earlier that I'll be giving Valaverse Sgt Slaughter a go as he looks really nice, they've done a cracking job with his epic chin :D 

    Just not sure where to order as Toysarama are out of their allocation.
     
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    Unicron still blotting out the sun? :D 
     
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    As someone who normally steers clear of 3rd Party offerings, I appear to be all in on APC Toys TFP line...!

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    I have First Edition Prime, so really only went for this one for the extra swords & gun, but in hand the paint job on the APC version is so much better than the official release. Likewise, Arcee was more for her armoury, although I had never handled the First Edition mold before. I'm still on the fence with this one, she feels a little loose in hand, and I'm genuinely not sure if I prefer this or the RID version I already have...

    Megatron though, wow, he is the star of the show! What a toy. Leaps and bounds above the Voyager RID Megs. He has real shelf presence and towers over Prime. What a unit!

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    Just need to pick up some Decepticon faction symbols to badge him up

    If the leaks are to be believed Hasbro are revisiting Prime in the next trilogy line. They'll have to do a good job to top this!
     
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    Yes. I'm Unicron's Headmaster's Headmaster's Headmaster's Headmaster's Headmaster's Headmaster's....repeat 7,402,220,999,99999,999,999,999,992 times...Headmaster's Headmaster, so I keep his body in a geosynchronous orbit over my place when I'm not using it. :) 

    Megs does indeed look fab, as does FE Prime. Was severely tempted by these three, but going to wait to see what Hasbro comes up with; am anticipating something exciting! :cool: 
     
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    It'll be hard for Hasbro to top the APC Prime(s) and Megs for me... I don't have the Arcee though I'm quite happy with the Prime RiD version so I've held fire on her. But if they do revisit Prime with new designs it'd be nice to fill in some of the spots, especially characters like Knockout or Airachnid who's figures are a bit pants and have not got me shelling out aftermarket prices for them.
     
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    Very, very pretty aren't they?


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    I'm sat here craving TF or MOTUO news.
     
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    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Well, tomorrow is Tuesday, we could hear something new.
     
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