The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. CaptainGalway

    CaptainGalway Display sorted.

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    Is it just me, or did the ER Prime reissue images go between yellow eyes and gray hands and the regular blue eyes and blue hands?
     
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  2. DrakenDaWolfy

    DrakenDaWolfy Under severe re-branding

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    Anyone ordered from 'The Whole Shebang'? If so, is it trustworthy?
     
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  3. Siege Fan

    Siege Fan Well-Known Member

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    I think they're using the old messed up promo images.

    Trustworthy, I use them all the time for various lines.
     
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  4. DrakenDaWolfy

    DrakenDaWolfy Under severe re-branding

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    Understood, thanks!
     
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  5. GT2

    GT2 Well-Known Member

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    Some Pocket Fuzz has arrived in the post today. More on this dinky little box later, I guess!

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  6. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    Bah, Gamer Megs out of stock near me, would have been good for £20
     
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  7. nemisispringer

    nemisispringer Well-Known Member

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    Word of warning about the toyhax sunny labels, they don't quite cover the windscreen. Had to cut out the outline from the sticker sheet and cut it into 4 to overlap round the screen then stick the actual sticker over the top in the centre.
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  8. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Do you smell that?

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    So folks who have him, whats the verdict on gears? Worth the price of admission
     
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  9. mark_h

    mark_h Well-Known Member

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    really like him, solid little update like beachcomber was. Vehicle mode is was it is, but it’s a satisfying, simple transformation and the sculpt has character
     
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  10. Q Prime

    Q Prime Well-Known Member

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    He's pretty good. The alt-mode is a little naff, with the hinges and bright blue windows and overall weird deviances from the original design, but the robot mode is as good as a G1 Gears can be (or at least the cartoon design).
     
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    Ukmets Well-Known Member

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    I've just seen this and it's removed any temptation to get the MPG. Can't wait for a colour prototype
     
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  12. 4249david

    4249david Click my avatar, you won't regret it...

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    Hobart Paving I would prefer not to.

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    Why is it that, when it comes to cars, only G1 Skids understands the concept of a robot in disguise?


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    4249david Click my avatar, you won't regret it...

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    Yep, Smokescreen, Bluestreak and Prowl should totally have been Datsun/Nissan Sunny's.

    Sunstreaker and Sideswipe ought to have been Ford Cortinas, too.
     
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  15. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    Well. He's really the bot isn't he.

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    Weathering is fantastic in person. Box pictures make it look a lot darker than it is.

    Fun bunch of unique transformations. Very intuitive. Pocket-sized.
     
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  16. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Do you smell that?

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    Cheers lads! Already over extended robo spending for the month, but I reckon I'll make him a bday goodie

    You cannot stop me being psyched for this! Just try it world!

    And g1 bee...
    But yeah, would love more mundane carbots!
     
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  17. GT2

    GT2 Well-Known Member

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    The point is we'll taken that a lot of the Autobots are quite flashy attention-grabbing supercars or racing machines you wouldn't find on the streets, but I think I could name a few others...
    • The common Volkswagen Beetle?
    • A cab-over lorry-tractor (if we ignore the giant autobrand on the side of the trailer)
    • A fire engine?
    • A Jeep?
     
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  18. Apollux

    Apollux Turbomaster - Former Leaker

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    I'm trying to keep myself off the hype train, but already imagining John Cena returning as part of the G.I.Joe contingent.....
     
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  19. Insurgent

    Insurgent The Amazing Tango Mysterio

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    Expected, but I really don't care.
    Personally, i want NEST back somewhere. It was made to fight the cons, it was integrated into the tf verse from conception and only had 3 main humans to focus on, instead of gi joe with hundreds of characters, none of which are gonna get any decent screen time, and cobra needs to be done up, and the joe continuity needs to be established and told, and why they are getting involved in the tf war. NEST does away with all that and is much better. It's a disservice to the joe fans. And tf fans because we'll get less screen time focused on.
     
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  20. Lothar Hex

    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    Today can get fucked.

    Granddad back in hospital as O2 levels are not good. May be on oxygen 24/7 now.

    The fucking brake pipes on my car burst. Not an expensive fix but the garage it's at can't do it until next week and all the ones I called either weren't picking up, would pick up then hang up, or told me the same. I broached the subject of this happening due to the we
    ork said garage did but they and other garages I could speak to said yeah probably not. They have been advisories for 3 years now on MOTs so probably just that last straw.

    Fuck today.
     
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