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Postby chuckdawg1999 » Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:35 pm

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I'm concerned about the durability of the automorph technology. If the levers and gears are made of plastic then over time they may develop stress marks. With that said I kinda like the idea since I've always felt that Transformers that transformed themselves made sense. Think of the cartoon, you never saw a pair of giant hands coming out of the sky to help Optimus Prime transform did you?
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Postby FlameStrike » Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:45 am

chuckdawg1999 wrote:Think of the cartoon, you never saw a pair of giant hands coming out of the sky to help Optimus Prime transform did you?


No, they came out of a billboard and forced Blaster to transform.
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Postby Nemesis Cyberplex » Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:50 am

FlameStrike wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Think of the cartoon, you never saw a pair of giant hands coming out of the sky to help Optimus Prime transform did you?


No, they came out of a billboard and forced Blaster to transform.
There was also the episode where they landed in an alien kid's bedroom, & he played with them like toys untill he found out they weren't.
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Postby chuckdawg1999 » Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:33 pm

Motto: "The man, the myth, the legend... yeah right."
Weapon: Saber Blade
Nemesis Cyberplex wrote:
FlameStrike wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Think of the cartoon, you never saw a pair of giant hands coming out of the sky to help Optimus Prime transform did you?


No, they came out of a billboard and forced Blaster to transform.
There was also the episode where they landed in an alien kid's bedroom, & he played with them like toys untill he found out they weren't.


Ahh yes "Childs Play" a real gem from the G1 era. I guess I was wrong. :grin:
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Postby Seibertron » Wed Jan 31, 2007 9:33 pm

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Nemesis Cyberplex wrote:Well, since I can't see it, I guess I'll have to go on what I've seen from Ryan's gallery & what I've heard.


Yeah, what happened to the link?


Just for the record ... I can't even tell what or where the Automorph feature is on Ratchet. So like I said early on in this thread, we're all arguing/complaining for nothing. I've transformed this thing 3 times now and the only thing I can see on the figure that is even close to an "automorph" feature is this thing that automatically happens when you fold his feet down. The knee cap slides up and, interestingly enough, the inner parts of his legs where the calf muscle would be on a human, "bulges" out. It's pretty cool ... but certainly nothing to complain about for 6 pages. The "automorph" feature is more prominent on the Starscream figure when the front of the jet "explodes" into the form that it takes on his chest.
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Postby Down_Shift » Wed Jan 31, 2007 9:43 pm

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Seibertron wrote:
FlameStrike wrote:
Nemesis Cyberplex wrote:Well, since I can't see it, I guess I'll have to go on what I've seen from Ryan's gallery & what I've heard.


Yeah, what happened to the link?


Just for the record ... I can't even tell what or where the Automorph feature is on Ratchet. So like I said early on in this thread, we're all arguing/complaining for nothing. I've transformed this thing 3 times now and the only thing I can see on the figure that is even close to an "automorph" feature is this thing that automatically happens when you fold his feet down. The knee cap slides up and, interestingly enough, the inner parts of his legs where the calf muscle would be on a human, "bulges" out. It's pretty cool ... but certainly nothing to complain about for 6 pages. The "automorph" feature is more prominent on the Starscream figure when the front of the jet "explodes" into the form that it takes on his chest.


Nice subtle hint you just dropped there boss. :lol:
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Postby Nemesis Cyberplex » Wed Jan 31, 2007 10:37 pm

Seibertron wrote:
FlameStrike wrote:
Nemesis Cyberplex wrote:Well, since I can't see it, I guess I'll have to go on what I've seen from Ryan's gallery & what I've heard.


Yeah, what happened to the link?


Just for the record ... I can't even tell what or where the Automorph feature is on Ratchet. So like I said early on in this thread, we're all arguing/complaining for nothing. I've transformed this thing 3 times now and the only thing I can see on the figure that is even close to an "automorph" feature is this thing that automatically happens when you fold his feet down. The knee cap slides up and, interestingly enough, the inner parts of his legs where the calf muscle would be on a human, "bulges" out. It's pretty cool ... but certainly nothing to complain about for 6 pages. The "automorph" feature is more prominent on the Starscream figure when the front of the jet "explodes" into the form that it takes on his chest.
Eh, I think people were just compaining about TF toy gimmicks gimmicks & the new movie designs in general.
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Postby FlameStrike » Thu Feb 01, 2007 3:22 pm

Seibertron wrote:
FlameStrike wrote:Yeah, what happened to the link?


Just for the record ... I can't even tell what or where the Automorph feature is on Ratchet. So like I said early on in this thread, we're all arguing/complaining for nothing.


OK, I'm confused. How does that answer my question about the link?
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Postby Down_Shift » Fri Feb 02, 2007 12:05 am

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Seibertron wrote:
FlameStrike wrote:Yeah, what happened to the link?


Just for the record ... I can't even tell what or where the Automorph feature is on Ratchet. So like I said early on in this thread, we're all arguing/complaining for nothing.


OK, I'm confused. How does that answer my question about the link?


The answer is Bandwidth, deal with it. If you want to see what it looks like go grab a flashlight and flick it on and off with your thumb. Just as exciting and informative. :lol:
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Postby homelessjunkeon » Sun Feb 04, 2007 8:26 pm

Hey, wtf. When did Don Murphy get Ryan's forum password?
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