Worst 3rd Party Character Name

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by redrum2581, Dec 28, 2016.

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does the name matter

  1. yes

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    9.1%
  2. no

    80 vote(s)
    90.9%
  1. redrum2581

    redrum2581 Well-Known Member

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    there have been some real doozies over the past 10yrs or so, some are just stupid, other just make no sense, so lets discuss how bad and why the names are considered bad

    1st up ToyWorld Coolsville.....

    like really, you drop a great name like Blues for that crap? anybody got one worse? i'll even throw a poll in bcuz everyone likes polls
     
  2. Tontus314

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    Hardbone for the win.
     
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    Chainlink No real than you are

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    To me, the name doesn't matter.
    But... Can't say I'm a fan of some of GT's Gravity Builder character names. Mixing Truck, Bulldozer, Dump Truck, and Crane. Three cheers for zero creativity.
     
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  4. Bob Schoonover

    Bob Schoonover Poorly-Known Member

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    It's times like these that it's really disappointing Play With This Too didn't succeed - Skullf*cker would have been the clear winner
     
  5. edgs2099

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    Name it "Shitstick McDicksheezers" and I'd still buy a 3p toy. I don't call Maketoys Hound "Gundog", I don't call MMC Impactor "Spartan".
     
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  6. kmopotato

    kmopotato spends too much on this shit

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    I just call them [company name] [correct transformer name], like maketoys devastator, fans project chromedome, or MMC shockwave boat.
     
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    Prime changing Kups name to shitpiece is the best name change ever!
     
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    Robogeek28 Proud grandpa

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    That was the first name that came to mind as well when I saw the thread title. :lol 
     
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  9. Havocmech

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    This poll may need subcategories with all the 3rd Party bad names out there this year:
    • Most likely to generate an adolescent giggle- Hardbone
    • Absolute derpiest- Allen (seriously...):thumbdown 
     
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  10. Electro Rush

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    Name doesn't matter, but I'm still wondering where Toyworld got "Allen" from.
     
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  11. kibble

    kibble Seeker style, yo!

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    It's either the worst or the best...can't decide.

    I think the worst name, though, is calling your figure that's obviously (fill in the blank) and instead calling it whatever name 3rd Party company called it for the sake of retailers selling it.
     
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    The name only matters to me when it's on the packaging. Once that's out of sight, the figure typically gets referred to by the character name it homages.
     
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    TV Series, Talkshow host - Springer
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    TV Series, Talkshow host - Allen
     
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    Was there a talkshow host called Allen? Why not call him Jerry? Or the bald security guy?
     
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    lol Yup
     
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    knyghtmare2021 The Goddamn Knyghtmare

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    Name doesn't matter to me. But the worst I'd say is Hova. What the hell is a Hova anywho?
     
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  17. Haydenite

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    Actually it's spelt Ellen, but I figure they were referring to her. That's how these 3rd parties role, use crappy names and wrong spelling :D 
     
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    knyghtmare2021 The Goddamn Knyghtmare

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    Great. Now I'm going to associate springer with Dory...
     
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    yoonakron Welcome to you're "doom!"

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    The paradox is that that name is one letter away from being the best name ever. ;) 
     
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    Allen. /thread