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Re: A first world problem.

Postby craggy » Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:36 pm

if you put him in the biscuit tin, you might have to eat all the biscuits in there first. I'll go and check my biscuit tin, and see if I have room for him.
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Re: A first world problem.

Postby Valandar » Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:55 pm

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Re: A first world problem.

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 5:40 pm

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I have him with my Classics. I see him as a pre-Earth Prime, basically.
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Re: A first world problem.

Postby RhA » Thu Aug 23, 2012 12:23 am

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I can see that cybertron mode stuff, yeah. I already have United WFC Mgatron, since he was sol as Cybertron mode Megatron, I just naturally put him in with the Generations stuff.

What's with all the hate on this guy anyway?
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Re: A first world problem.

Postby Rodimus Prime » Thu Aug 23, 2012 2:16 am

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RhA wrote:What's with all the hate on this guy anyway?



He's smaller, blockier and simpler to transform than his predecessor. It's not a problem for me, but most people might see it as a step down, especially since FoC (so far) seems to be superior to WfC in every way. The toy just simply fails.
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Re: A first world problem.

Postby Va'al » Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:01 am

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I don't hate the figure, I just think he would look great in the kitchen!
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Re: A first world problem.

Postby Breakdown 2099 » Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:07 am

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Rodimus Prime wrote:
RhA wrote:What's with all the hate on this guy anyway?



He's smaller, blockier and simpler to transform than his predecessor. It's not a problem for me, but most people might see it as a step down, especially since FoC (so far) seems to be superior to WfC in every way. The toy just simply fails.



I second that. I saw one in person, I laughed. Not a hearty chuckle, but a sad, reflective one on what TF's have become.
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Re: A first world problem.

Postby gavinfuzzy » Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:54 am

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Buy 2 others and place them in all your continuities. 8-} I'm displaying him with WFC.
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Re: A first world problem.

Postby RhA » Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:49 am

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gavinfuzzy wrote:Buy 2 others and place them in all your continuities. 8-} I'm displaying him with WFC.


That's just evil.

I don't think this figure should be ridiculed for it's size, as it's not a flaw in this figure, but more a symptom of what's going on in general. Where this Prime the same size as a regular deluxe, I don't think it would have been that much of a hatemagnet.
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Re: A first world problem.

Postby Mykltron » Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:02 am

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RhA wrote:What's with all the hate on this guy anyway?
Size IS important. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

Looks like you need to start a collection of OPs and Megs that don't fit it elsewhere. That's where my 07 movie OP and Megs are, as well as movie protoform, revoltech and Hybrid Style. There's also that most horrible of shelves: the shelf where TFs go that don't fit with anything.
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Re: A first world problem.

Postby GuyIncognito » Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:58 am

Rodimus Prime wrote:
RhA wrote:What's with all the hate on this guy anyway?



He's smaller, blockier and simpler to transform than his predecessor. It's not a problem for me, but most people might see it as a step down, especially since FoC (so far) seems to be superior to WfC in every way. The toy just simply fails.


And it's just an ugly design. It looks like it was designed by an intern or based on some little kid's sketch or something.
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Re: A first world problem.

Postby datguy86 » Thu Aug 23, 2012 7:20 am

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Mykltron wrote:
RhA wrote:What's with all the hate on this guy anyway?
Size IS important. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

Looks like you need to start a collection of OPs and Megs that don't fit it elsewhere. That's where my 07 movie OP and Megs are, as well as movie protoform, revoltech and Hybrid Style. There's also that most horrible of shelves: the shelf where TFs go that don't fit with anything.


Ah, the shelf of misfit toys. In my house, that's the movie line of toys - that slow, shuffling conga line into some other series. Except DOTM Megatron and Laserbeak, because they're badass.
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