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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby ebeforei » Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:48 am

I'm still holding out hope that this figure works. I am wondering if you peg the Micron behind his back if it would sprout out psudo-door wings? Either way, he should be in my mailbox by now and I'll have a video review up later tonight at youtube.com/ebeforeinet
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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:55 pm

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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby starwarrior1227 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:01 pm

Motto: "''How you use that knowledge is the other half of the battle.''"
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that doesnt save the figure though.
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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby That Bot » Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:17 pm

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Pull off the shoulder pads and work out a different arm transformation and we might be on the right track.
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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:52 pm

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starwarrior1227 wrote:that doesnt save the figure though.
No, but it makes me want it more. ;)
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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby TreyTable » Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:12 pm

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What a disappointment. :HEADHURTS:
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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby starwarrior1227 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:14 pm

Motto: "''How you use that knowledge is the other half of the battle.''"
Weapon: Twin Concussion Blasters
Sabrblade wrote:
starwarrior1227 wrote:that doesnt save the figure though.
No, but it makes me want it more. ;)


i might feel the same, given the wings are SOMEWHERE near the size of what they are in
show. i dont mean to nitpick too much but come on! those look like cupid wings!
Lil babee smokscreen wings, Aw, arent they sooow pwecious.
no offence its just this is too bad of a toy ripoff to bear.
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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:24 pm

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Good grief, people. Were you guys honestly expecting anything more from this toy? This is exactly how I envisioned this toy to be ever since we first heard about it way back in the summer. I held NO high expectations given what all we've seen of the Arms Micron line. Knock Out mold? Check! show-accurate pearl white color? Check! Sticker decals? Check! New headsculpt? Check! Spoiler remold? Check! New Arms Micron figure? Check! And as a bonus, faux wings formed by said Micron. It's all that anyone should have been anticipating from this toy.
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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby XDMan » Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:07 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:Good grief, people. Were you guys honestly expecting anything more from this toy? This is exactly how I envisioned this toy to be ever since we first heard about it way back in the summer. I held NO high expectations given what all we've seen of the Arms Micron line. Knock Out mold? Check! show-accurate pearl white color? Check! Sticker decals? Check! New headsculpt? Check! Spoiler remold? Check! New Arms Micron figure? Check! And as a bonus, faux wings formed by said Micron. It's all that anyone should have been anticipating from this toy.
Agreed! First they blame the GDO Voyager Brawn, then GDO Voyager Megatron and now him!? I'd still buy him no matter what they say!

Still, when I saw the stock photos, his head looked different to the final one, where he looked like he's "fighting with his eyes shut".
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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby Dyn@mo » Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:28 pm

Sabrblade wrote:Good grief, people. Were you guys honestly expecting anything more from this toy? This is exactly how I envisioned this toy to be ever since we first heard about it way back in the summer. I held NO high expectations given what all we've seen of the Arms Micron line. Knock Out mold? Check! show-accurate pearl white color? Check! Sticker decals? Check! New headsculpt? Check! Spoiler remold? Check! New Arms Micron figure? Check! And as a bonus, faux wings formed by said Micron. It's all that anyone should have been anticipating from this toy.


Some people may not be following the minutiae of every TF toy line like yourself. I for one am aware of the Prime line, and have picked up a couple of toys from the first wave, and I also know about the Arms Micron line based on whatever I see posted on the front page.

I suppose my distance from the line gives me a perspective that you might not share. What I see when I look at pictures of the AM Smokescreen toy is a shoddy, unpainted, overpriced toy being presented as a "model kit" of a character that it bears little resemblance to.

Your expectations seem to have been satisfactorily lowered enough that you're happy with what's being presented. And that's fine.

I see "unpainted low-grade plastic", and you see "show-accurate pearl white color".
To each his own.
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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby Autobot032 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:51 pm

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I had wanted to preorder him, but I missed out. Then I saw the first pics of him out of package and was somewhat relieved I missed it. Now that I see him with the mistransformed chest, the stickers plus the Arms Micron creating wings...I want him BAD. Bad.
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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby That Bot » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:12 pm

Motto: "Yesssssssss....."
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Dyn@mo wrote:Some people may not be following the minutiae of every TF toy line like yourself. I for one am aware of the Prime line, and have picked up a couple of toys from the first wave, and I also know about the Arms Micron line based on whatever I see posted on the front page.

I suppose my distance from the line gives me a perspective that you might not share. What I see when I look at pictures of the AM Smokescreen toy is a shoddy, unpainted, overpriced toy being presented as a "model kit" of a character that it bears little resemblance to.

Your expectations seem to have been satisfactorily lowered enough that you're happy with what's being presented. And that's fine.

I see "unpainted low-grade plastic", and you see "show-accurate pearl white color".
To each his own.

Sabrblade's point, I think, is that we knew from the getgo that it would be a retool of the Knock Out mold. They were clear on that. With that in mind, what we got is about what we should have expected.
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Re: TF Prime: AM Smokescreen Pictorial review

Postby sonnyprowl » Mon Dec 10, 2012 3:32 pm

Michael Bay selfish male :michaelbay:

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SMOKE SCREEN This is a Police car PROWL be because I care! :HEADHURTS:

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