Transform And Roll Out TR-02 commander of stars (Cybertron Optimus Prime)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by xueyue2, Apr 10, 2019.

  1. TaurusOxford

    TaurusOxford Well-Known Member

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    Agreed. It's a safe bet that with a piece like this that if new info did come out, it would be posted here relatively quickly, along with several replies of people "oooo'ing" at the pictures.
     
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    I really don't know what your definition of "obscure" is, but I've added to threads this size (~50 pages) a full month after retailers posted updated pictures. Maybe more.

    I get the impression that people who think that "any info would already be posted" just don't browse any other groups or forums about TFs. So yeah, any info that you'll find on TFW is on TFW. Self fulfilling. Lol.

    A release date for a "popular" figure is almost always instantly added to the appropriate thread. But new prototype pics? Rumored recolors? New shots of a WIP prototypes? That stuff falls through sometimes.

    If people are so angsty about the bump then they should simply unwatch the thread. It's very easy.
     
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    I imagine such instances of information falling through must be very rare (feel free to post examples, so I can get an idea of what kind of figures you're talking about and what kind of news you're talking about). And it would be even rarer for someone to discover such information, and then come here without posting about it, and yet still check the topic when it gets a new post, and then see a post asking for updates, and only then decide to post the news that they've been sitting on.

    I just don't see it happening. I've seen countless "Are there any updates?" posts in my time here and I've not seen a single one that bore fruit.
     
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  4. Kaynowa

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    Hm yes I see your point BUT are there any updates?
     
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  5. Fretburn

    Fretburn We need Instrument TFs

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    TFW is by far the largest TF site. If news exists, it's posted here. The amount of times something falls through the cracks, so to speak, is so small low as to not even be worth discussing.
    At most, something might appear here a couple days later than it's source elsewhere on the internet.

    Between the karma-whores, news-credit fiends, people that just want attention, and Daimchoc's posts, there's almost nothing that gets missed here.

    And since the vast majority of the forum clearly does not people like bumping threads just to ask for updates maybe it's not such a bad idea to listen to the people?
     
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  6. John TheDestroyer

    John TheDestroyer Yoinkus

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    I always like when someone bumps an old thread with no news because it always adds a couple pages of exciting drama
     
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  7. guarayakha

    guarayakha Guara-guara-booyakha~!

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    Yeah there was, but it cancelled itself because it's not time yet.
     
  8. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    It's like a movie playing intense background music over people.walking down a hall
     
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  9. Nemesis Compactor

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    But can he do flying space firetruck? GC01amode4.jpg
     
  10. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    Yes, last pic
     
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  11. Sanity Bleeds

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    TBH, that somehow feels even lazier than the original versions flight mode did, sorta like telling your dog to lay down when he's already 3/4 of the way on the floor; only now, it's like you're telling your dog to lay down as he drops dead in front of you. (Admittedly, terrible analogy, you might say it comes off as lazy as this flight mode does!)
     
  12. Kaynowa

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    I wouldnt call it lazy, per se, but it does look off. The guns have more armature to futz with so they stick out further forward and I think the cab winds up longer but it's pretty 1:1 otherwise.
     
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    The original mode also looked fairly silly to me, albeit, more overall streamlined with the wider armatures; but now the long, thin armatures on this version just look so much more out of place, like radio towers strapped to oversized tailfins with guns plugged in the fronts (which, sorta describes the original as well). The back of the truck now being much shorter causes the tailfin wings to stick out much further in the back as well, looking even more off to me. I figure it's just the usual case of sacrificing one mode to enhance another.
     
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  14. TaurusOxford

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    If the worst thing we can say about this toy is that the flying firetruck mode isn't as streamlined as the original, then I think we're good as far as the design goes. ;) 
     
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    Just so I can get this straight, has he been cancelled or not?
     
  16. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    No word that he's been cancelled
     
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  17. Applejacktimus

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    Nope.
     
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  18. CaptainBruticus

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    Ok good. Thanks guys
     
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    Do they ever say when something is cancelled?
     
  20. Kaynowa

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    G2 megatron got a statement
     
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