Transformers vs My Little Pony in 2nd round of MENSA Toy Challenge

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by doomboy536, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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  3. Sideways77

    Sideways77 #1 flareup simp

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    A bunch of crazy middle-aged men VS people of all ages.

    I'm going with TFs.
     
  4. Hot Shot.

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    I was going to say, "In B4 a bunch of overly-defensive people use ignorant stereotypes to attack bronies so they feel more secure", but it's already happened. Bravo.

    Voted for Transformers, FYI.
     
  5. FatalT 71

    FatalT 71 Mr. JazzHunter

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    I just don't like ponies. Quarter horsese are more my thing. Sometimes I like a buck-and-a-quarter quarter horse.

    TFs FTW.
     
  6. Spiderus Prime

    Spiderus Prime TFW SpongeBob and TTV's MS 2.0

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    I voted for 'Bots and the Spud.
     
  7. Aeronnz

    Aeronnz Back in action!

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    Transformers.
     
  8. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    Shows aside, as a toyline I can't see how anyone could vote MLP. I mean, we have Masterpiece, yea after year of new designs and styles, more characters than you could imagine, and toy engineering marvels being sold in stores.
     
  9. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout ...and I'll whisper "No."

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    This. Aside from body shape and design asthetic, pony toys have not changed one bit in the long run, the only point of articulation most of them even have is just limited neck swivel. The only thing they beat Transformers in is the hair styling market.
     
  10. Gepard

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    Concur with the above. Despite loving the hell out of MLP:FiM - far more than any Transformers cartoon -the toys are, ah, not very good. I'll vote complex transforming robots over brushable hair any day.
     
  11. Takeshi357

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    Well, which one do I actually feel motivated to take out of the packaging?

    I'd say Transformers wins this one.
     
  12. Chris McFeely

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    Ponies will win this, because Bronies will rush in to vote without regard for the actual nature of the poll.
     
  13. Takeshi357

    Takeshi357 "Research"

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    Maybe if they knew this referred to Generation 1 ponies...
     
  14. SkywarpsNipples

    SkywarpsNipples ホンマおもろい人やね〜

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    If we're going by generation, then Transformers wins hands down. If it was as a whole, I'd vote for MLP due to the shit that Hasbro has been pumping out lately, thus killing my interest in Transformers.
     
  15. Gepard

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    I doubt it. Many bronies have a apathetic attitude at best to G1 pony stuff, and many more outright loathe it. I sure wouldn't vote for it.
     
  16. Ziero

    Ziero TFW2005 Supporter

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    ...I didn't even know this was a thing, though between Ponies and TFs, the choice is easy for me. I got nothin against Ponies, but TFs are always fun to play with. But I dread having to decide between Joes and TFs in future polls, those are my two favorite brands and easily dominate my collection.

    That said, Cardboard box should totally win over all (and I'm not even joking about that, the boxes were always fun to play with!)

    I don't think it's specifically talking about any generation of ponies, but the franchise as a whole.
     
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  17. Hot Shot.

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    Except that doesn't seem to be the case.
     
  18. PlanckEpoch

    PlanckEpoch Red and black red and black

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    Most Bronies don't actually like a lot of the toys. It's only been recently, the past few months that Bronies been going out to get the toys because they're recolored like background characters in MLP:FIM. The sculpts are still pretty much G3.5, while the fans want true G4(That's MLP:FIM) toys. Hasbro has just started releasing some of that stuff in the form of Zecora and Nightmare Moon and what appears to be stuff for 2013, so I doubt most Bronies would really vote for the toys. I could be wrong, but I don't think Ponies are gonna take this popularity contest.

    I've got a few MLP toys myself, but my vote goes for Transformers. You get a lot more value for the money you pay, even with the increased prices for Deluxes nowadays.
     
  19. SPLIT LIP

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    True.
     
  20. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 Ayo Fryman. That uh, that's highly illogical. Moderator News Staff

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    let's see, alien robots that turn into various vehicles and other technological devices or tomorrow's bottle of glue? i'm gonna go with the first one