The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Napalm

    Napalm Drinking About Robots TFW2005 Supporter

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    Pre Transmetal 2 form I'd say Depth Charge, Rampage, Tigerhawk and Optimal Optimus.
     
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  2. Siege Fan

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    I'll look them up later, many thanks!
     
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  3. Risk

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    Mega-Wrecks!
     
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  4. JSpaced10

    JSpaced10 Not Predacon: PREDAKING!

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    Technically Optimus Prime is bigger than Megatron and T-Wrecks. ;P
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    Does that mean Bumblebee is bigger than Megatron?
     
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    Siege Fan Well-Known Member

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    Are they in the jungle? Cos that's massive.
     
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  6. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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    I can understand people not liking the new Bulkhead (there's been very healthy and reasoned debate here for example), but I will never understand the over-reaction of this fandom. Have you all seen the one guy starting a whole thread to announce that he is "officially" quitting collecting mainline? Talk about main character syndrome.

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  7. rikkomba

    rikkomba Fishmonger Supreme of TFW2005

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    people complained about gimmicks in Armada, and Titans Return had mailboxes integrated in crotches
     
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  8. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    I know i shouldnt but does anyone else get jealous seeing these collectors like Ben, who already have hundreds of figures, getting these Pulse-Con figures, worth hundreds, for free?

    Especially when us normies may not even get the chance to buy coz they sells out super quick
     
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  9. motorthing

    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    Until you pointed it out Sid no, the benefits of taking a harder line on the Ignore Policy of late.

    Life's getting a bit short to spend it on stuff like that. Rage-quitting is SO 2012.
     
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  10. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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    Nah, because they're not for free. They're professional Youtubers who do a job using a skillset they've acquired and an audience which has been built up over years.

    You could do the same job and if you invested the hours over a few years you might also build up your channel to the point where you get sent stuff for free. Or you could get a 'normal' job and just spend disposable income on a relaxing hobby completely free of any obligation to spend hours putting together and editing a review that may or may not best reflect your feelings.

    Now if you want to get mad at Alphabet for lacing YouTube with adverts and paying the reviewers very small sums of money whilst selling YOUR data to anyone and everyone, while getting into bed with the US military with arms development, and developing AI that will put millions of people out of work in the next twenty years, that might be a good use of your energy.
     
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  11. bcm77

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    I don't know as I'd go as far as to say jealous because much of it is stuff I wouldn't want even for free but it doesn't endear me to YouTubers in general as most of them appear to be self serving parasites who're far too in love with the sound of their own voices.
     
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  12. Genodectes

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    Torca is pretty huge, based on the comics he towers over almost everybody A05A8B61-DB49-47C7-9C4D-E0CBD225C033.jpeg
     
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  13. mark_h

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    Nope, for the simple reason I can’t think of a punishment worse than having to make review videos for YouTube. I think any enthusiasm for any hobby would be kicked out of me by that. Fair play for the dudes who want to do that, but it’s not for me!
     
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    Well that's me turned off the Cyberverse Dinobots.



    Ian Malcolm Meme: Uh, do you hope to uh, at some point have some Dinobot in your uh, gaps?
     
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  15. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    I was all set to do a Youtube channel a while ago - pretty much avoiding TFs aside from custom tutorials, as there's plenty of folk who do a good enough job already and I'm more interested in covering things that get less exposure like Hexa Gear et al - but after filming a few things all of the enthusiasm got sucked out of the idea and it felt like a chore, however, having seen the two excruciatingly awful attempts at 'reviewing' the Archecore Frost Light I'm feeling very much like something that cool deserves a better job so I may as well damn well do it myself.

    Watch this space (but not too closely as depression and anhedonia will probably out paid to the idea).
     
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    If this is the generations select recolour then I’d be tempted to get Bulkhead…. 00D08477-8D6D-40B1-ACEA-5DE165BE670B.jpeg
     
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  17. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Good work on the long walk man, shame it was doughnut free. Wreck-gar isn't bad at all. He is a pure snail though with that backpack.

    The villains!

    Tigerhawk?

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    And you just know some folks will be pre-ordering it anyway, so 4 months down the line they can spend a week moaning about how bad it is again. And repeat the process with any repaints.

    The human race expends so much energy on negativity. Why bother willfully submitting themselves to rage over a pair of fecking toys? Tis better to try and find hope in adversity folks.

    Hope for love.

    Hope for peace.

    Hope for cake.

    Hope for a wave of cheap FE bulkheads to get slammed onto eBay.
     
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  18. motorthing

    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    That's who Bulkhead reminded me of......from back when Scouts/Basics were the best part of some Lines and had as much mass as some of Today's Deluxes. IMG_20211021_170136.jpg

    The Botcon Huffer version was my Huffer for ages, and I love the Black S7 version too (just think, a Black version that didn't have to be Nemesis-Anything to get made.) Now to find which cupboard they got stored/buried in.....
     
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  19. Insurgent

    Insurgent The Amazing Tango Mysterio

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    Both those are much better bulkheads. Didn't know mmc did one.

    Well, ginally opened kingdom rodimus today. He's really rather nice. You do need to be in for the entire package for the money to be worth it, and even then, 80 is reeeeally pushing it, never mind 93, but I'm happy to have him. A diplomat trying to keep galactic peace following an eons long war. Inferiority complex by following a legend. Heavy guilt by his role in the death of that legend. Trying to take a hard nose line against the recurring decepticon infiltrations. Learning the truth of his species and having to fight against his creators. Trying to rebuild a devastated cybertron. A fun loving teenager forced to grow into a leader of an entire species overnight and trying to hold onto his youth while dealing with his responsibilities. There is so much to rodimus, it's a shame he doesn't appear much and is mostly hot rod.


    Anyone got any tips on gettihis spoiler clipped in for robot mode? Got the windshield in, but the spoiler tabs seem to be just above the hole in the windshield for them and i can't seem to get them to drop down into place.
     
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  20. Xaran Alamas

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    The Beast Wars era bots are basically Micromaster sized, I gather some expanded universe stuff runs with directly having them be an evolution of Micromasters and Pretender tech. Kingdom upscaled them considerably.
     
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