Unpopular toy opinions

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by NotRamjet97, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    If they can make the car parts blend into and shape the body well, then by all means. I love how, say, Siege starscream used the nosecone as his shoulder pylons rather than.. well any of the rest of his alt mode. MPM03 bumblebee using the taillights/rear bumper to shape his calves, brilliant. Give me more of that than Unique Toys movie bots that just invert every part of their body to expose the car.
     
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  2. Zentropy

    Zentropy Toys > Fiction

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    I wish someone made a toy-accurate alternative head for MP-11. I mean, for the sake of transformation I don't need the cone to be on the back of it, but I'd like it to have grey sides, a black face, and gold visor-like eyes. Now that I'm sure no one is going to make another "hybrid" (read: not cartoon-accurate) set of MP-level Seekers, I finally committed to buying a Yes Model Starscream.

    I'm guessing I'm probably in the <1% category of MP-11 owners with that opinion, so no one is likely to have wasted time 3D-printing such a head.
     
  3. Arrogant Arachnid

    Arrogant Arachnid Banned

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    maqic square optimus is the best mp optimus
     
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  4. Zentropy

    Zentropy Toys > Fiction

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    Of the modern cartoon-leaning ones, I would agree, though I would want the metallic painted version (and regardless, MP-10 still remains my favorite by a mile). MS-01 is much closer in execution to MP-10-- the transformations are even similar, and subsequently the alt modes don't look as good from the rear-- which is probably why I prefer it, but I also like the limb proportions better. Both MP-44 and TE-01 are a bit too lanky for my liking, and I don't like their "inside-out-origami" transformations.

    I'm currently debating pulling the trigger on the pearl white version of the Magic Square figure because I want an Ultra Magnus but don't like his traditional design. I'd rather have a white OP, because my preferred head canon for UM is that he was Alpha Trion's "pre-Orion-Pax" attempt at creating an Autobot leader, but that A3 learned that the matrix wasn't compatible. Hence, the physical similarities between the bots. Whatever. Such a notion obviously has no relevance to the actual story or finds merit with anyone else, but it's something that has persisted with me since my 12-year-old imagination rationalized it decades ago, and I still like it.
     
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  5. Nemesis Baser

    Nemesis Baser Rei III is so my mood

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    Netflix nemesis is the superior WFC nemesis prime:
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  6. Mister D

    Mister D Bloosh Compatible TFW2005 Supporter

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    On the one hand I like them both. On the other hand, Netflix comes with more stuff and I paid $20 less for him. So...
     
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    I paid $39.99 for mine (excluding postage, which did instead the price a bit as it seemed to be just a US exclusive and I live in England).

    That was a pre-order though, but sure $170 is ridiculous. Is it a third* party seller?

    *Amusing my phone's predictive text put 'thief' instead of 'third'. Heh.
     
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  8. Bee427

    Bee427 Still here and queer

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    Huh????
    Well, now they're $196 on Amazon. Plus $7 shipping. God, I f*cking hate Amazon sometimes. Here are the options I'm seeing:
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  9. Zentropy

    Zentropy Toys > Fiction

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    Robbery. Plain and simple.
     
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  10. IronPrime2169

    IronPrime2169 Supreme Leader of the Bluepremacy

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    And of course it’s TFSource. How are they still considered an actual place to buy from when they scalp just as badly as individual scalpers on eBay?
     
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  11. Mardroid

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    And I see Amazon's is actually the most expensive there now. Yeah, that's shocking.

    Pays to preorder I guess, but it shouldn't be like that.
     
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    Studio Series Grimlock is very meh for me.

    TRU MP Grimlock feels worth the money. SS86 feels cheap.
     
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  13. AutobotJazz1

    AutobotJazz1 The best there is...

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    I think Studio Series Jetfire is the most underrated leaders class figure from the line.
     
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    KFGatri Madman with a Blue Box

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    laser prime >classics> any other optimus
     
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    Nemesis Baser Rei III is so my mood

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    WFC trilogy deluxes are the peak of the deluxe line
     
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    combiner wars>>>>>>>>>>>>> every other transformers lines
     
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    Scarlet knight Emergency Food Connoisseur

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    That's unpopular?! The deluxes are awesome!
     
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    I like SS86 Blurr’s head sculpt
     
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  20. Optimus1138

    Optimus1138 Minecraft Addict

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    Rodimus Prime having a robot mode that looks basically identical to Hot Rod, just bigger and with an old man face, is really boring and lazy. I'd be much more interested in having a toy of him if he looked more like this (windshield chest, new head design, overall bulked up robot mode), which I think could still work with something close to his canon vehicle mode:
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