The unfortunate part of MPM’s

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by bellpeppers, Jan 9, 2018.

  1. bigevil801

    bigevil801 Well-Known Member

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    I’m second generation don’t give a f***k, you want Hasbro/Takara buy it, you want 3rd party buy it, you want KO’s buy it. But don’t be a ass about who buys what, it’s not your money others are spending:) 
     
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    What is killing HasTak:

    * Not producing lines at a fast enough rate (i.e. Masterpiece cast)
    * Overproducing certain characters (Optimus, Bee...)
    * Paint apps, what are those?
    * Slapdash QC
    * Figures that instantaneously lose their chrome/paint/joint tolerances
    * Less parts, hollow plastic, smaller size, hey, let's jack up the price!
    * Absurdly poor retail distribution
    * Not knowing what the fuck to do with their adult collectors

    What is NOT killing HasTak:

    *KOs
    *Third party unlicensed
     
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  3. Bianyaqi

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    And to add to that, just take a look at the release schedule for MPs this year. We are getting a grand total of ONE G1 bot up through the fucking summer, and that ONE bot is a repaint of one of their shittiest molds yet, Hot Rod.

    Last year, we got TWO new original molds of G1 MPs. Megatron and Sunstreaker. (Grapple is a retool.) FUCKING TWO.

    Is it really a surprise that Takara is a total afterthought for most of us?? And the MPMs have been a mess right out of the box.
     
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  4. Lukelbs

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    So you support sweat shops? Monster! :) 
    Michael Bay raped your childhood memories? Like is that done by dreams like in 'Inception' or what? I just don't understand how your memories are different just because of a film series. Your expectations might have been 'raped,' but your memories should be okay.:) 

    It's true, I've noticed that G1 Ironhide is uglier since the movies. :) 


    Anyway, interesting topic, but I bought Wei Jiang M01 Commander and after a week or so it severely felt like a Knock off. The officials have some special charm about them, something the the Ko's always lack. At least that has been my experience.
    Here's a nonsense picture: 20171201_223657.jpg
     
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  5. pg52282

    pg52282 TF fan since 1986!!

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    I wish I could like this a thousands times.
     
  6. Scourgatron

    Scourgatron 4D Smart-ass

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    Reach some more.
     
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  7. Gamerlingual

    Gamerlingual Officially licensed OS KO of Scourgatron Moderator

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    You sound pretty high and almighty there. No person is better than the other for their collections.
     
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  8. FlourscentMilk

    FlourscentMilk Not Flour-Scent-Milk

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    Can someone post pics of the two bee and prime figures? I want to see what all the fuss is about.
     
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  9. Lukelbs

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    Better?
    I wasn't meaning too. I agree, nobody is better than another person because of their collection, unless your collection is human skulls from your murder victims... in that case, I am better than you.:) 
     
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    I know its supposed to be sarcasm but, I was expecting a real responce like that in here. Colour me pleasantly surprised.
     
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  11. Lukelbs

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    Thanks for being a good sport about it. I doubt that anyone here wants to knowingly support sweat shops, but your word choice was perfect that I had to poke a bit of fun at it even though I know that if far from what you meant.