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Old 2004-06-25, 05:32 AM   #41
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I said it there. I will say it here.

And so the fanboy/realist argument begins...
 
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Old 2004-06-25, 05:48 AM   #42
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http://www.seibertron.com/news/view.php?id=2916
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Alternators are garbage.
Hasbro knows damn well we want toys that look like the PVC's that transform into vehicles that look like the G1 cartoon.
However this Alternator garbage is a cheap attempt to reach a new market when what they SHOULD be doing is producing quality, accurate facsimilies.
And now I remember why I haven't been to Seibertron.com in almost 2 years.
 
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Old 2004-06-25, 05:50 AM   #43
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cause I mean Transformers reaching new markets is such a bad thing...:rolleyes:
 
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Old 2004-06-25, 08:31 AM   #44
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Facsimiles? Wouldn't be it be simpler to engineer time travel and wipe out the cartoon series and its animation model indulgences at source?

I honestly don't think a yellow Tracks will sell particularly well. The mould is quite limited (it's ~RiD Prowl) and it'll have low visual recognition.
 
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Old 2004-06-25, 09:36 AM   #45
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And now I remember why I haven't been to Seibertron.com in almost 2 years.
Ah, don't worry, there was a folk at TFans who claimed he "can't stand Alternators, they're a joke" without furtehr explaining his point...

As I said before, Hasbro could release a life-size Bumblebee Transformer that looks like a 1975 VW Beetle, transforms - via remote control - like the G1 toy, looks like the cartoon model in robot mode, can talk with the voice of Dan Gilvezan, and fanboys would bith that it's "RED AND NOT YELLOW HASBRO SUXX!!!!!!"
 
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Old 2004-06-25, 03:42 PM   #46
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Talking about "realism"... :rolleyes:

How many 'Vettes have flames on their hoods these days?
Those who belong to custom car enthusiasts? (j/k, I get your point)


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Alternators are garbage.
Hasbro knows damn well we want toys that look like the PVC's that transform into vehicles that look like the G1 cartoon.
"We want"? If there's one thing that annoys me more than fanboys, it's fanboys who claim to speak for the entire fandom. Presumptous much?
 
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Old 2004-06-25, 05:03 PM   #47
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Those who belong to custom car enthusiasts? (j/k, I get your point)




"We want"? If there's one thing that annoys me more than fanboys, it's fanboys who claim to speak for the entire fandom. Presumptous much?
I'll admit, I am a bit of a fanboy myself. But that comment is a bit stupid. I like anything that is realistic. I love G1 to death, but at the same time, I don't think everything should exactly like G1 or centered around G1.
 
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Old 2004-06-25, 06:53 PM   #48
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"We want"? If there's one thing that annoys me more than fanboys, it's fanboys who claim to speak for the entire fandom. Presumptous much?
I think I speak for all of us if I say I agree with you

Smokescreens the only one yet to reach the cultural desert that is Kiddy, and I wasn't overly impressed with him (he's nearly a great toy, but the legs just look odd to me...) so I'm not to sure about any of the others
 
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Old 2004-06-25, 07:48 PM   #49
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regardless of what was said (i didn't read most of this thread cuz im a lazyass) Tracks was blue, I'd like to see him blue, but yellow looks good too, just rather see the blue.
 
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Old 2004-06-26, 12:47 PM   #50
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regardless of what was said (i didn't read most of this thread cuz im a lazyass) Tracks was blue, I'd like to see him blue, but yellow looks good too, just rather see the blue.
I don't think there is anything wrong with that. It just when someone says the alternators line is garbage, just it isn't G1 exact, just irritates me. Don't get me wrong, G1 is the damn TF line period to me. But like the saying goes, "to all good things, must come an end."
 
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Old 2004-06-28, 08:51 AM   #51
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My preference for the blue actually has nothing to do with fanboyish "Tracks should be blue!!" tendencies... I just hate yellow vehicles in general. In my experience, the people who tend to drive 'em are mostly arrogant "look at me!!"pricks... who think it's "cool" to drive around without a muffler or whatever it is they do to make their vehicles so loud, ugh...

Kinda makes sense for Tracks once you think about it though, eh?
 
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Old 2004-06-28, 01:37 PM   #52
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My preference for the blue actually has nothing to do with fanboyish "Tracks should be blue!!" tendencies... I just hate yellow vehicles in general. In my experience, the people who tend to drive 'em are mostly arrogant "look at me!!"pricks... who think it's "cool" to drive around without a muffler or whatever it is they do to make their vehicles so loud, ugh...

Kinda makes sense for Tracks once you think about it though, eh?
I still would rather see a black version of Tracks.
 
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Old 2004-07-05, 01:36 PM   #53
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So much for Hasbro's confirmation of the YELLOW version:

It's real, with pics of a test shot...
 
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Old 2004-07-05, 02:53 PM   #54
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The blue looks allright but IMO its nothing compared to the yellow.
 
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Old 2004-07-05, 03:00 PM   #55
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If the blue one does come out, I'm getting both.
 
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Old 2004-07-05, 03:57 PM   #56
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For those wondering, it's an actual test shot that's popped up. Doubt it's a kitbash.
 
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Old 2004-07-05, 05:25 PM   #57
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Err, so what's going on then? Are they releasing both versions? I mean, we've seen professional-quality paintjobs in either color and still only confirmation from Hasbro on the yellow version.
 
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Old 2004-07-05, 06:06 PM   #58
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Looks like a variation...
Would be the second Hasbro variation, if you count the LHD/RHD versions for Silverstreak.

I doubt we'll see confirmation on ANYTHING before OTFCC...
 
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Old 2004-07-05, 09:04 PM   #59
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I'll probably be getting both. I'm loving the mold, and both paint jobs look great.
 
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Old 2004-07-06, 09:10 PM   #60
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Okay...
First auction, but old pic:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...908159702&rd=1
Another yellow one (old pic as well):
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...908156647&rd=1
Plus another auction for the Hound remold with a new pic (Okay. THIS is getting out of hand. I counted at least TEN of those blasted things over the course of the past few weeks! Seriously - where does that supply come from?!?):
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...908162265&rd=1
Finally, another Meister test shot (old pic):
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...908170121&rd=1

EDIT:
Plus another Meister test shot (new pics):
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...908163018&rd=1
 

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