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Old 01-14-2009, 10:25 AM   #23
The Lizard
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Default Re: Official Transformers ROTF merchandise thread.

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Originally Posted by Avangarde View Post
That is true, sadly *hugs original G1 Skywarp*
Yep, Hasbro and Mattel were both pretty blatant in their use of repaints back in the '80s. I guess kids back then were just more tolerant of having the exact same mold with only the colors and names being different.

Starscream/Skywarp/Thundercracker, Ironhide/Ratchet, Optimus/Ultra Magnus, He-Man/Faker, Beast-Man/Moss-Man, Mer-Man/Stinkor, etc....

Funny to see Hasbro pulling the same crap with Transformers today. I just recently saw the "Classics" version Jetfire repainted with a new name at my local Target.

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