Transformers the Movie vs G.I. Joe 25th

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Postby Flint » Fri Jan 26, 2007 11:25 am

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Flint wrote:Well I can honestly say I will be buying the entire 25th anniversary collection.


Same here.. They look fantastic.


Funny thing is I haven't bought GI Joe stuff in many years, but this is the line that is appealing to us older fans, in the same vein that Transformers Classics does.

Hasbro is doing a lot of things right these days.
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Postby Gutter Bunny » Fri Jan 26, 2007 1:23 pm

Flint wrote:
Cyber Bishop wrote:
Flint wrote:Well I can honestly say I will be buying the entire 25th anniversary collection.


Same here.. They look fantastic.


Funny thing is I haven't bought GI Joe stuff in many years, but this is the line that is appealing to us older fans, in the same vein that Transformers Classics does.

Hasbro is doing a lot of things right these days.


shhhhh...they might hear you and quit.
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Postby Tusko » Fri Jan 26, 2007 3:15 pm

I'd buy them. They look great and I'm glad the small hand gun has returned. I thought toy laws didn't allow for small <1 inch weapons anymore due to the choke hazard.
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Postby Immortal Starscream » Fri Jan 26, 2007 6:24 pm

[quote="Tusko"]I'd buy them. They look great and I'm glad the small hand gun has returned. I thought toy laws didn't allow for small

all fireing missles from toys have to be at least 2" long. thats why the TRU reissues either had resculted, elongated missles and launchers, or removed the fireing mechanism.

blame the lazy greedy PC perents.
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Postby Flint » Sat Jan 27, 2007 12:14 pm

gutter bunny wrote:
Flint wrote:
Cyber Bishop wrote:
Flint wrote:Well I can honestly say I will be buying the entire 25th anniversary collection.


Same here.. They look fantastic.


Funny thing is I haven't bought GI Joe stuff in many years, but this is the line that is appealing to us older fans, in the same vein that Transformers Classics does.

Hasbro is doing a lot of things right these days.


shhhhh...they might hear you and quit.


You're right! OK keep on sucking Hasbro :P
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Postby AbsumZer0 » Sat Jan 27, 2007 12:49 pm

Flint wrote:
Cyber Bishop wrote:
Flint wrote:Well I can honestly say I will be buying the entire 25th anniversary collection.


Same here.. They look fantastic.


Funny thing is I haven't bought GI Joe stuff in many years, but this is the line that is appealing to us older fans, in the same vein that Transformers Classics does.

Hasbro is doing a lot of things right these days.


While I can understand knocking Hasbro for their cost-cutting measures like skimping on paint apps and excessive repaints I think it's only fair to recognize the efforts they've made for years to cater to younger fans and older collectors. Throughout the Unicron trilogy we were treated to plenty of G1 homages in addition to the Alternators line. When it comes to G.I. Joe they went back and replaced the T-Crotch with the classic O-ring fairly quickly after a false start and even went so far as to try and carry-on the 3 3/4 line after the introduction of Sigma Six with the DTC figures. They even gave us a new improved version of the classic HISS! Sometimes I think people really don't give them enough credit.
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Postby Myriagon » Sat Jan 27, 2007 3:38 pm

i was thinking about it, but i have no definate answer in my mind yet
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