History Horrible / Toys

22nd Apr '16 2:51:21 AM nm3youtube
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* Out of all the lines of figurines amongst collectors, ''Mighty Muggs'' is one of the most reviled. ''Hasbro'' developed the line as super deformed characters in the vein of Pop! figures and Nendoroid, minus what made those figures good. Mighty Muggs primarily suffer from having the same body or head just with a different paintjob. Sometimes they may have little accoutrements but for the most part are just repaints. Even then, the style is very unappealing for collectors as they often suffer from faces bizarre, often laughable faces and due to reused body, often times the characters just look hideous. Poor ''ComicBook/CaptainAmerica'' has a hilariously oversized chin, The Thing looks constantly confused and the less said about Chewbacca the better. The only good part of the line was that people started customizing the toys with far better designs than the creators. But regardless, the lines was thankfully cancelled after a few lines.

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* Out of all the lines of figurines amongst collectors, ''Mighty Muggs'' Mighty Muggs is one of the most reviled. ''Hasbro'' Hasbro developed the line as super deformed characters in the vein of Funko's Pop! figures and Nendoroid, Happy Smile's Nendoroid figurines, minus what made those figures figurines good. Mighty Muggs primarily suffer from having the same body or head head, just with a different paintjob. Sometimes they may have little accoutrements accoutrements, but for the most part are they're just repaints. Even then, the style is very unappealing for collectors as they often suffer from faces bizarre, often laughable faces and due to reused body, often times bodies, the characters often just look hideous. Poor ''ComicBook/CaptainAmerica'' ComicBook/CaptainAmerica has a hilariously oversized chin, [[ComicBook/FantasticFour The Thing Thing]] looks constantly confused confused, and the less said about Chewbacca [[Franchise/StarWars Chewbacca]], the better. The only good part of the line was that people started customizing the toys with far better designs than the creators. But regardless, the lines brand was thankfully cancelled after a few lines.
14th Apr '16 3:14:23 PM Kid
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** For exactly this reason, there will never again be a ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' toy with sparking action. Actually [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Transformers:_Age_of_Extinction_(toyline)#Dino_Sparkers maybe not]]

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** For exactly this reason, there will never again be a ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' toy with sparking action. Actually [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Transformers:_Age_of_Extinction_(toyline)#Dino_Sparkers maybe not]]not]].
6th Mar '16 10:10:18 AM nombretomado
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* Out of all the lines of figurines amongst collectors, ''Mighty Muggs'' is one of the most reviled. ''Hasbro'' developed the line as super deformed characters in the vein of Pop! figures and Nendoroid, minus what made those figures good. Mighty Muggs primarily suffer from having the same body or head just with a different paintjob. Sometimes they may have little accoutrements but for the most part are just repaints. Even then, the style is very unappealing for collectors as they often suffer from faces bizarre, often laughable faces and due to reused body, often times the characters just look hideous. Poor ''{{Captain America}}'' has a hilariously oversized chin, The Thing looks constantly confused and the less said about Chewbacca the better. The only good part of the line was that people started customizing the toys with far better designs than the creators. But regardless, the lines was thankfully cancelled after a few lines.

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* Out of all the lines of figurines amongst collectors, ''Mighty Muggs'' is one of the most reviled. ''Hasbro'' developed the line as super deformed characters in the vein of Pop! figures and Nendoroid, minus what made those figures good. Mighty Muggs primarily suffer from having the same body or head just with a different paintjob. Sometimes they may have little accoutrements but for the most part are just repaints. Even then, the style is very unappealing for collectors as they often suffer from faces bizarre, often laughable faces and due to reused body, often times the characters just look hideous. Poor ''{{Captain America}}'' ''ComicBook/CaptainAmerica'' has a hilariously oversized chin, The Thing looks constantly confused and the less said about Chewbacca the better. The only good part of the line was that people started customizing the toys with far better designs than the creators. But regardless, the lines was thankfully cancelled after a few lines.
25th Jan '16 2:54:26 AM Maxiboy136
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** [[FromBadToWorse The problem has only gotten worse.]] Pretty much any socket joint from '08-'10 has a high risk of breakage, due to the rectangular sockets that were originally ''meant'' to remedy this problem. Thankfully, LEGO seems to have learned its lesson; the more recent action figure sets have stronger socket joints.

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** [[FromBadToWorse The problem has only gotten got worse.]] Pretty much any socket joint from '08-'10 has a high risk of breakage, due to the rectangular sockets that were originally ''meant'' to remedy this problem. Thankfully, LEGO seems to have learned its lesson; the more recent action figure sets have stronger socket joints.
12th Dec '15 2:21:54 PM themisterfree
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** Most of the figures reviewed and comically ridiculed by WebVideo/TJOmega's ''[[http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF6C93687FE76F3BF Plastic Addict]]'' series are borderline examples that aren't bad enough to fit onto this page. But some, like the entries on his top 5 worst-ever list ''are'' (all the usual suspects are present: ''Titanium'', ''Built To Rule'', intrusive gimmicks, faulty materials, and just plain shoddy design). Likewise, most of the ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' tie-in toys released under the ''Transformers'' banner are generally despised, as they are badly designed in both of their modes: ugly animals with human-bits sticking out and vice-versa. Transforming ''robots'' that incorporate animal-parts into their designs can get away with this, but feathers, talons, claws and such look decidedly off on a ''human''.

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** Most of the figures reviewed and comically ridiculed by WebVideo/TJOmega's ''[[http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF6C93687FE76F3BF Plastic Addict]]'' series are borderline examples that aren't bad enough to fit onto this page. But some, like the entries on his top 5 worst-ever list ''are'' (all the usual suspects are present: ''Titanium'', ''Built To Rule'', intrusive gimmicks, faulty materials, and just plain shoddy design). Likewise, most of the ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' tie-in toys released under the ''Transformers'' banner are generally despised, as they are badly designed in both of their modes: [[KibblesAndBits ugly animals with human-bits sticking out and vice-versa.vice-versa]]. Transforming ''robots'' that incorporate animal-parts into their designs can get away with this, but feathers, talons, claws and such look decidedly off on a ''human''. (The alien toys were a bit better, thanks to no human parts hanging off.)
7th Dec '15 4:52:29 AM WillBGood
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--->''The idea was to give toys to kids so that they never had to clear away their stuff. What the manufacturer did not tell us however was that the toys cleared it away by eating them.

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--->''The idea was to give toys to kids so that they never had to clear away their stuff. What the manufacturer did not tell us however was that the toys cleared it away by eating them. ''
7th Dec '15 4:52:14 AM WillBGood
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->''The idea was to give toys to kids so that they never had to clear away their stuff. What the manufacturer did not tell us however was that the toys cleared it away by eating them.

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->''The --->''The idea was to give toys to kids so that they never had to clear away their stuff. What the manufacturer did not tell us however was that the toys cleared it away by eating them.
6th Dec '15 11:30:21 PM Randee15
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** The 2006 Easy-Bake Oven. Easy-Bake ovens have been around since the 1950s and are, as the name claims, easy to use...but a recent redesign made the opening small enough to put a tiny hand in, but not take it out. Next to a ''newly designed heating element''. [[DidntThinkThisThrough Ouch.]]

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** * The 2006 Easy-Bake Oven.'''Easy-Bake Oven'''. Easy-Bake ovens have been around since the 1950s and are, as the name claims, easy to use...but a recent redesign made the opening small enough to put a tiny hand in, but not take it out. Next to a ''newly designed heating element''. [[DidntThinkThisThrough Ouch.]]
29th Nov '15 12:47:44 PM hydrix
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*** The obscure comic book series ''Robotboy'' (not to be confused with [[WesternAnimation/{{Robotboy}} the popular animated series of the same name]]) had an album in which the titular robotboy takes exaggerated versions one of these to its home after which they bring havoc and try to destroy the house. The quote from the corporate executive that ordered those toys to be destroyed sums the thing up:
->''The idea was to give toys to kids so that they never had to clear away their stuff. What the manufacturer did not tell us however was that the toys cleared it away by eating them.
27th Oct '15 5:20:46 AM FuzzyBoots
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** ''Film/BloodSuckingPharaohsInPittsburgh'' had this back in 1991 with a depressed cop habitually drinking his vodka with a realistic watergun pistol.
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