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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Bun-Bun » Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:13 am

Original Sin wrote:
Bun-Bun wrote:Anyways... Just going by the molds that I've actually owned, I'd have to say that I'm partial to RiD Scourge. (the TRU version, not the KB or Spychanger versions)

He's decently posable given the age of the mold, has a nice heft to him, Lots of Acc's, and was a frickin' awesome concept before the whole "Nemesis Prime" thing was done to death.
Even now he is the best of the Black Primes IMHO (yes even including Uni. NP)

I highly recomend people to check out the Seibs gallery of him here.
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I really wish Ryan would go back to taking his time on his galleries like he used to :?


DING DING DING!

We have a winner.

See, I knew I liked Bun for more then just being a bad ass!

Scourge=amazing

Here I thought you just liked me for my rockin' curves and sweet ass :lol:

My 5 runner-ups would be

1: 20th Aniversary Opimus Prime (not DVD Prime)
Damn good figure. Awesome figure. Only reason he didn't get my first spot was because... well, Even if he is the greatest representation of Prime ever, he is just another Prime in a long line of Primes

2: Masterpiece Starscream(US version)
Even though he's not nearly as bad-ass as I thought he'd be before I bought him, he is still a very good figure.
Plus the stand he comes with makes posing him very fun.
Also like 20th OP he's still just another Screamer in a long line of screamers

3: Universe Razorclaw
I had seen Tigerhawk up close many times and just had never been impressed with him. As a result I never picked up U Razorclaw when he was in stores and ended up getting him online later only because I found him cheap.
Once I got him and started messing with him I was completly won over.
This figure was never meant to have Tigerhawks colorscheme, it kills him. The black purple redeco really brings out everything that is bad-ass about this figure, the only bad part about it is the sensitivity of the spring loaded mechanisms on his back. Still I wouldn't give him up for anything.

4: Cybertron Unicron
I was initially skeptical about this figure... I mean why the hell would you make the original huge bad-ass planet into a friggen deluxe sized tank ?!?! But the figure manages to be a little gem despite the lame cyber-key gimmick.
Even though he's smaller than most of the other main figures in the line he definitly gives the impression of wicked evilness, and the fact that you can rotate two of his 'spears' up to replace his hadns to give him melee weapons is pretty cool.
If this figure was re-released as Bludgeon in Classics I'd scoop it up in a heartbeat.

5: Energon Towline
Not the flashiest figure out there, but he's got really good posability and due to the fact that he has a "sled" he's very free of kibble, making him a great, lean, fighter-type character.
I'm also partial to characters that have what could be semi-autonomous components. That sled gives Towline built in back-up

Honorable mention: Energon Bulkhead, for all the reasons I mentioned for Towline.
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Counterpunch » Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:39 am

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I had to go back and look since no one else mentioned him for fear that he wasn't allowed.

G1 Prime anyone?

Seriously.

That toy is the lone reason we're all here. I can understand that MP Convoy is truely a superior version of G1 Prime, but greatest of all time? G1 Prime.

Iconic

Available

Action-packed

Everything a prime should have or be.

We can't leave him off the list. It's not fair to ignore his contribution, almost like it's not fair to allow him to compete.

G1 Prime wins so hands down above all other Transformers that the title of this thread should be "Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time, excluding G1 Prime as G1 Prime would have obviously won otherwise?"
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby returnofplex » Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:49 am

Hmmm,.... For me I gotta go with the transformer that got me the most excited as a kid.

Powermaster Optimus Prime

For the time, the cab look was terrific and gave me the closest thing to the cartoon look of prime. I wholly admit it was essentially a brick, but the look was there. I was so stressed out that I wouldn't get it for Christmas, that I actually lost sleep over it. The combining aspect of it was great because he could go toe to toe with Galvatron, and not look like a shrimp! I got unbelievable mileage out of that figure.
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Pot Bot » Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:57 am

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ive got MP Prime and Powermaster Prime (well had power master prime) and as much as i nearly wet myself the first time i saw a picture in a magazine of MP Prime, Powermaster still got a bigger buzz out of me when i got it one christmas. I think there are them many primes now its flooded the appeal of him in my eyes (he's still damn beautiful), and Powermaster wasnt my favourite back then. Im not sure id have ANY prime in my top 10.
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Skowl » Tue Feb 12, 2008 12:18 pm

Though Shortround will always be my personal favourite, Primus will always be the GREATEST - at least he is for now, he's going to be a tough one to beat.

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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Bun-Bun » Thu Feb 14, 2008 12:42 am

Counterpunch wrote:I had to go back and look since no one else mentioned him for fear that he wasn't allowed.

G1 Prime anyone?

Seriously.

That toy is the lone reason we're all here. I can understand that MP Convoy is truely a superior version of G1 Prime, but greatest of all time? G1 Prime.

Iconic

Available

Action-packed

Everything a prime should have or be.

We can't leave him off the list. It's not fair to ignore his contribution, almost like it's not fair to allow him to compete.

G1 Prime wins so hands down above all other Transformers that the title of this thread should be "Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time, excluding G1 Prime as G1 Prime would have obviously won otherwise?"


Never owned G1 Prime.
Never cared to.
Still don't.

In fact I don't think I owned a single Prime until maybe 4 years ago(as long as you don't count Primals) when I bought RiD Prime for cheap.

It's heresy, I know, but Prime did nothing for me as a kid, infact I don't remember giving a flying f*** when he was killed off in the movie.

For me if it weren't for Jetfire, Soundwave, and the Dinobots I may have never gotten into TF's, but Prime... meh.

MP/20th Prime only made my list because he is so well made and such a great homage that it actually made me give a damn about Prime for once.
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Liege Evilmus » Thu Feb 14, 2008 12:46 am

The easiest way for me to answer this would be to think of my house as burning and I could only save 1...

Optimal Optimus

I have rarer, I have funner, but I don't have such a perfect merger of the two.
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Quaternion » Thu Feb 14, 2008 12:48 am

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As others have stated, RID Scourge is my favorite of all time.
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby zemper » Thu Feb 14, 2008 1:49 am

Liege Evilmus wrote:The easiest way for me to answer this would be to think of my house as burning and I could only save 1...

Optimal Optimus

I have rarer, I have funner, but I don't have such a perfect merger of the two.


totally agree. the perfect combination (so far, i'm open to more possibilities!) of Machine and Beast. the penultimate Beast Wars figure, even better than Air Attack Primal IMHO.



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all the comments above are the HUMBLE OPINIONS of the said user only. 'nuff sed.
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Bonger » Thu Feb 14, 2008 4:39 am

Hah. Using the house is burning scenario, I would, being right handed, grab MP Prime in my right hand, his trailer in my left, grab MP Megs with my teeth, and then proceed to run out the door.






Once they're safe, I'll consider going back in for my gf and the cats......






Who's kidding? :???:
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Rodr-Evil » Thu Feb 14, 2008 12:08 pm

Very subjetive question, well in my case, is Kup.
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Bun-Bun » Fri Feb 15, 2008 12:28 am

Rodr-Evil wrote:Very subjetive question, well in my case, is Kup.

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Not one that usually makes these kinds of lists... care to tell us why?
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Sowndwave76 » Fri Feb 15, 2008 9:38 pm

I have to go with G1 Soundwave...
Just always loved the character--
the fact he had his own "crew",
had a cool bot mode (his head is basically the Decepticon symbol),
and he was always so fun to play with as a kid.

Runner-up's
Classics Prime
The G1 Dinobots
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Mykltron » Sun Feb 17, 2008 6:06 am

Motto: "If I win again I'm still the champion. If you win HAH! that's just impossible.

Weapon: tea cup."
Counterpunch wrote:I had to go back and look since no one else mentioned him for fear that he wasn't allowed.

G1 Prime anyone?

Seriously.

That toy is the lone reason we're all here. I can understand that MP Convoy is truely a superior version of G1 Prime, but greatest of all time? G1 Prime.

Iconic

Available

Action-packed

Everything a prime should have or be.

We can't leave him off the list. It's not fair to ignore his contribution, almost like it's not fair to allow him to compete.

G1 Prime wins so hands down above all other Transformers that the title of this thread should be "Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time, excluding G1 Prime as G1 Prime would have obviously won otherwise?"


As this is in the toys forum this isn't a question about the character but the actual toy. While the G1 figure was amazing in his day surely most would agree that Masterpiece Prime is far superior in terms of:
1) appearance (he looks better regardless of the fact that he looks more like the animation than the G1 toy does);
2) playability (he's so poseable - as a kid I was always frustrated that the toys hardly moved, plus MP comes with so many accessories);
3) sheer size (what a sight to behold - he's huge!)

Even so, he isn't everyone's favourite.
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby skankin_pickle80 » Thu Feb 21, 2008 10:04 am

i reckon i'd have to go with the dinobots, they were my favorites when i was little and i still love 'em now. devastator comes a close second, followed by omega prime.
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby khinyung » Thu Feb 21, 2008 10:56 am

1st : Skywarp MP
2nd : MP-4
3rd : BT-18 Clear Mirage
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby munkimus prime » Thu Feb 21, 2008 11:25 am

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This is a hard question but my favourite tf I have would be predaking he's beautiful however you look at him. My runners up would be -
Optimal optimus - I've had him since I got him one christmas and he's still complete, he's also a munky which is one way to win me over.
Apeface - he looks cool he's both a triple changer and a headmaster and he's a munky.
power master optimus prime (god ginrai) - He just looks cool.
Six shot - He's probably the tallest transformer I own (except scorponok) and he looks great.
purple galvatron - Galvatron was the first transformer I ever got and to have him in cartoon colors was great aswell.
MP Megatron - he's the only masterpiece I own and the best looking transformer in my collection, he would of ranked higher if he weren't such a pain to transform.
I would of put more like classics jetfire and primus but I the others just beat them.
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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Rodr-Evil » Thu Feb 21, 2008 6:15 pm

Bun-Bun wrote:
Rodr-Evil wrote:Very subjetive question, well in my case, is Kup.

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Not one that usually makes these kinds of lists... care to tell us why?


Sure man, look at my blog here: http://rodr-evil.blogspot.com/

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Re: Who do you view as the greatest tf of all time?

Postby Cascadia » Fri Feb 22, 2008 12:19 am

tough question....

If you want the most impressive in terms of size, I would go with Fortress Maximus. If you are talking about the most recognizable figure, it would be Optimus Prime.
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