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Unnecessary: Microsoft Action Figures

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by RoboticPlanet, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. RoboticPlanet

    RoboticPlanet Exclusively Exclusive

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    http://msdn.microsoft.com/events/hero/

    Wow, just wow...

    And who could be their nemeses? The terrible open-source twosome, Richard Stallman & Linus Torvolds? An Anonymous Hacker (sporting a black hat)? Or how about the evil Overlord, Paul Allen?
     
  2. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    What the fuck?
     
  3. RabidYak

    RabidYak Go Ninja Go Ninja Go

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    So whats the problem with this? Companies are always giving away useless promotional shit to thier customers, at least they are showing a bit of humor and originality this time instead of just sending out another round of shirts or mugs.
     
  4. RandomFerret

    RandomFerret Fuzzy Forever

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    This is just the Western version of OS-tans with less pedophilia.
    We are being ripped off.
     
  5. TheIncredibleHulk

    TheIncredibleHulk Find Gary Busey!

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    Where's the Bill Gates figure?
     
  6. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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    I guess that's why Microsoft will never go open source, because apparently that is their super power: SOURCE FORCE!
     
  7. Dirge121

    Dirge121 I'll be your end of days

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    Is it bad that I'm really tempted?
     
  8. Ziero

    Ziero TFW2005 Supporter

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    Quoted for correctness
     
  9. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    This is really, really freaky. Although I was expecting figures for Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, Seamus Blackley, etc.

    But yeah, now I totally want action figures for Linus Torvalds, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Shigeru Miyamoto, etc....
     
  10. ranoobu

    ranoobu I like fried chicken

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    I see superman, green lantern, ryu, and the old dude in orange chinese clothes looks like he's from street fighter too, but can't remember his name

    The rest look like occupations
     
  11. Seawing

    Seawing Lurker of the depths Moderator

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    Personally I'm waiting for the "Steve Ballmer with spastic action" figure to come out...
     
  12. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Ballmer with rampage action. That would rock! Paul Allen with accesories of all the stuff he owns. Steve Jobs with wacky action glasses and Noah Wylie clone.
     
  13. RoboticPlanet

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    LOL!

    Billy Gates can be Jor-El.
    A Fire Fox villain with add-on accessories is a must.
    Also, villains can ride in an Apache helicopter.
    And can we get some Battle Beasts in the form of Gutsy Gibbon, Hardy Heron, etc?? Seriously.
     
  14. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrright. I've got to give them credit for coming up with something new, though this is truly WTF? territory.

    I was seriously hoping for a Bill Gates or an XP-tan too.
     
  15. Takeshi357

    Takeshi357 "Research"

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    Dammit, I was hoping for a Bill Gates action figure too. I'd buy one just out of spite towards Linux fanboys.

    And meh, no Windows 2000 figure either.
     
  16. rattrap007

    rattrap007 one with the Force TFW2005 Supporter

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    same here.. I'd imagine Bill with a Guitar Hero and piles of money, Steve with Sweating action etc....
     
  17. Chaos Incarnate

    Chaos Incarnate Not just a name.

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    I want one like this!
     
  18. RandomFerret

    RandomFerret Fuzzy Forever

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    I can't believe somebody photoshopped the iMac girl with a windows logo. That's just dumb.