XTB Dr. Egg - MP Quintesson Judge

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Chrisola, Dec 14, 2018.

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Did this item meet your expectations?

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  1. Yes (i own it)

    41.1%
  2. No (i own it)

    16.1%
  3. IT WAS A HAND GRENADE??!!! (i own it)

    1.8%
  4. I'm a troll, but NO (I don't own it)

    21.4%
  5. A bag of walnuts.

    16.1%
  6. I'm a troll, but YES (I don't own it)

    3.6%
  1. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    I was going to post Emgo's review here, but he deleted his video... Maybe because he mentioned about the unfortunate accident someone here had?
     
  2. imest

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    I don’t remember seeing Emgo doing a review of this figure... did I miss it?
     
  3. Mister D

    Mister D Bloosh Compatible TFW2005 Supporter

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    Seems so. I caught the review earlier but it is gone from his feed and my history for some reason.
     
  4. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    He did, but it was gone almost immediately.
     
  5. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    Probably needs to edit the audio to wipe any reference to bombgate. Someone's obviously pointed out that it had nothing to do with the figure itself and he pulled it to correct.

    That's my guess, anyway.
     
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    One more victim of the mad Doctor! Emgo, you will live on in our hearts!!
     
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  7. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    Maybe, but Emgo clearly said that the incident was caused by user error, I think that he later realize that the part of the video where he talks about the correct batteries to use in the figure was a "sensitive topic" for the guy who had the accident.
     
  8. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    Gotcha. Hadn't seen it myself, so just guessing really.

    I think the problem is that this has, no pun intended, been blown out of proportion.

    Yes, initially it was a concern, but as soon as the root cause was identified it because a non issue (except for the person who was affected).

    The issue is that people hear rumours, and it's currently popular to lay into XTB for anything and everything, so it snowballs. The result is that the negative noise reverberates and now it's "fact" that Dr Egg explodes. Which we know is nonsense.

    Irrespective, there's something to be said about XTB's acknowledgement of international sales. Development of a powered figure that uses a source common in China but scarce/niche everywhere else is silly. Look for the most universal type. Or, make Chinese versions and international versions, where the latter uses AA, or whatever.

    Having to buy foreign goods which aren't discernible in the usual way leads to unfortunate events like this.

    I totally feel for any PTSD type symptoms that the OP has or had, but other than that they really shouldn't feel too sensitive about it. The root cause of the problem was XTB's choice of power source for a product sold worldwide. That said, Dr Egg's only substantial flaw is the price point, and people need to stop thinking about the one off incident as indicative of a product flaw.

    In fact, we all should stop referring to it. Myself included.
     
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  9. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    Finally, Emgo's review

     
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  10. Bots and Bits

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    I brought up an issue with his battery recommendations, he agreed and reuploaded with a note regarding the LS14500 he uses.
     
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    Dr egg is now a scrambled egg
     
  12. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    Great!
     
  13. Tazman66gt

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    so, what was with him saying there were 4 faces, not five, is there a joke I am missing? noticed that in the original video, don't know if he changed it in the new one.
     
  14. ph4zed

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    He says 4 faces, but then with words, he says 5 on the bottom of the actual screen, so I think he realized he made an error when editing.
     
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    I fail to see how this is worth the money
     
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    didn't know if it was some inside joke that I was oblivious to, lol.
     
  18. gibdozer

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    Then it's not. I'm going to paint up 3 hasbro's and buy the lightbeams. I can't afford to drop 500 on three of this thing, and I'd NEED 3.

    No mystery It's overpriced. I just like a lit light beam. I can say "guilty or innocent" myself;which, I'd have to do anyway?
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  19. Craigmcgowan1984

    Craigmcgowan1984 Wallet prepare for devastation

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    So I was just woken up by Dr egg starting up on auto by himself, pressed the off button on remote and he stops, go back to bed then he starts up again, ended up pulling the batteries from him and the remote so if he goes off now he's just haunted. Don't know why this has happened he has sat in my detolf since day he arrived with no problems.
     
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    LMAO:jawdropper: 
     
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