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Transform Element TE-01 (Optimus Prime)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Cheem The Rup, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. Scourgatron

    Scourgatron Heavy Metal Flamewar

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    THEY-DO-NO-NOT-REPLY-TO-EMAILS
     
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  2. ILoveLuci4

    ILoveLuci4 Well-Known Member

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    ...and THANK YOU!
    I just pre-ordered this. Total $104.95USD.
    Pumped! If tf-direct doesn't let me down, in 2-3 weeks I'll have the last Prime I'll ever buy. (Not a fan of the character, but you gotta have Prime and it saved me $205)
     
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  3. King Nergil

    King Nergil Ruler of Sub-Atlantica

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    To win me over as a customer?
     
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    zfarsh Big Penguin Chief

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    Brings back good memories, lol
     
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  5. pidge1114

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    I hope you're right this time around :) 
     
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  6. Scourgatron

    Scourgatron Heavy Metal Flamewar

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    How is one not a fan of Optimus Prime?
     
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  7. God Orion

    God Orion Well-Known Member

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    What site do you guys think I should order on as I live in France? That thing looks really amazing and impressively accurate!
     
  8. Scourgatron

    Scourgatron Heavy Metal Flamewar

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    Wait for the 2nd run with extra head unless, you gotta have it now.
     
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    RyanCharlie Well-Known Member

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    Also paid my ShowZ invoice. MS is on the way already, this guy to follow. My ShowZ shipments are averaging 12 days so I'm hoping to see this guy real soon!
     
  10. oku

    oku Oh.

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    Or have it now then pay shipping for the 2nd hand later.
     
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    Quite simple.
    In the cartoon, I would have preferred more of an ensemble cast, with the Autobots as capable specialists in a volunteer army. I *did* like all of the Autobots' personalities and characters, save Prime.

    What we got was He-Man and The Masters Of The Universe: The 'bot soldiers were completely incompetent and decimated if they didn't have OP. And Prime was a Mary Sue: He was just better than anyone else JUST BECAUSE. He didn't have any real flaws or foibles, a cypher. He felt/feels like a Superman or He-Man with even less sides.

    Hell, I like Gears or Brawn as characters more than Optimus Prime.

    ...now in the comics, there was different dynamics going on that I can (still) appreciate.
     
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  12. Scourgatron

    Scourgatron Heavy Metal Flamewar

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    Or, save $5 and wait. You wont have to bother with it.
     
  13. mags2424

    mags2424 TT and 3P MP Advocate

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    Prime's flaw was his compassion and was quite often used against him. Also, IDK maybe the millions of years of battle and being built to battle decepticons is the reason he is better.
     
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  14. oku

    oku Oh.

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    If someone needed to wait 3-4 months just to save $5, you're probably in the wrong hobby
     
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  15. Blazing Mewtwo

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    $5 for the head? Is it gonna be sold separately?
     
  16. oku

    oku Oh.

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    Shipping is not magic
     
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    Just disregard the second head and get it now? The replacement head can't transform so it's pointless.
     
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  18. VenomGTSR

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    Crap, you just described me. I still haven’t hit the wall yet because I still enjoy CHUG.
     
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  19. smkheidze

    smkheidze I don't break rules, no really, I don't.

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    I sold all my CHUG figs so I could focus on MP-type figs. I find that I enjoy my collection a lot more now than I did then.
     
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    Thanks for your advice.

    Actually, which one would you prefer getting? This one? Or the MS? Or maybe wait for the MP44?Pros and cons? Thank you