Linkin Park Soundwave Set Images

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Re: Linkin Park Soundwave Set Images

Postby magnusalpha » Thu Oct 17, 2013 9:31 pm

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I have the gold LP Soundwave... not because I like Link Park (some songs are alright) but because I love G1 Soundwave, and I love weird or different versions of Transformers.

It's true I would have liked him to be all "gold chrome" like his buttons are, but it probably wouldn't have been feasible from a materials standpoint. I bet the chrome coating is very susceptible to flaking or other damage. The weird brownish plastic is not ideal, and the 2 buzzards being identical as far as I can tell is odd. They should have swapped one of them out for Rumble or Frenzy.

I agree with many of the points brought up by TF fans but at the same time find it cute that some people can't differentiate between "what I think" and "what is true in absolute terms." People who don't like the figure, calling people who buy it dumb or gullible? Sounds like a very 3rd-grade viewpoint to me.

Preference and absolutes are 2 different things. You can like a flavor of ice cream that i think is disgusting, but I'm not going to think you're dumb or wrong for liking it. I am capable of realizing my preference doesn't dictate the universe.

The packaging is very cool as well, it should be interesting trying to keep it in perfect shape when I move in a few months. Cardstock is not known for being very durable.
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Re: Linkin Park Soundwave Set Images

Postby ScottyP » Fri Oct 18, 2013 1:22 pm

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magnusalpha wrote:the 2 buzzards being identical as far as I can tell is odd. They should have swapped one of them out for Rumble or Frenzy.

The packaging is very cool as well, it should be interesting trying to keep it in perfect shape when I move in a few months. Cardstock is not known for being very durable.


Couldn't agree more on these points. Feels like a waste to have, essentially, two of the same toy in a box. Could have done black plastic on part of one and inverted it on the other, something, anything, to make them look different!

And the box is a thing of beauty. I'll most likely put everything back in the package and display the set that way.

Here's hoping that gold plastic holds up through time as well!
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