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    Eternian Metal

    So I was looking at Whiplash today (awesome figure!) and started to think a bit about his weapon. Since his spear is completely orange I thought what would it be made out of? Many characters have colored weapons so does that mean that each color is a different metal or do you think that Eternians use some process to dye their weapons? Is it just to represent that the weapon or armor is magical? I find it also interesting that some share the same colors for weapons like Webstor, Man-At-Arms, Whiplash and Faker.

    What do you all think? Different Metals? Magic? I am leaning towards the idea of bizarre colored ore, some more rare than others.
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    I guess due to Mattel having these odd colors for weapons, it's better to just work the idea into the story. For me I've just assumed they were painted. "War paint" I guess you'd say. Their wild idea of fashion and colors just bleed over into their weapons as well. It's about the only thing I've ever came up with.
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    It's an alloy made out of Carrotonite and Orangeium.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benedict Judas Hel View Post
    It's an alloy made out of Carrotonite and Orangeium.
    Hahaha! That vegetable/fruit alloy is popular because Man-At-Arms, Faker, Webstor and Whiplash all use it. Tri-Klops even has some on his armor.
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    The only things that come to mind to me are Eternium and Corodite. Those are the metals or minerals of Eternia to me. Who knows what is actually made out of them though. He-Man's harness right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benedict Judas Hel View Post
    It's an alloy made out of Carrotonite and Orangeium.
    I think the cosmic enofrcers make good use of strawberrium.

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    I bet Spikor would be the one to start an Eternian Metal band. Y'know, he lives out there in the sticks all alone building stuff. No one would care about the noise either. Two-Bad could do the vocal harmonies himself and I bet Beast-Man would be a kick-ass drummer.

    Oh wait ... you meant something different ... Err ...

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    I always used MAA at a reference and thought they were comic colours for:
    Orange - Brass
    Blue- steel or aluminum
    Grey- iron

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    I tought you were referring about music as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blast Attack! View Post
    I think the cosmic enofrcers make good use of strawberrium.
    Noooo. Strawberrium isn't durable enough to withstand the rigors of outer space. The cosmic enforcers use Di-cherrous appleoxide for their armor.
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    Does that mean Tri-Klops armor is made of that super strong alloy, cucumberite and lettucium?

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    I think it's specifically designed and coloured to draw small children towards nibbling them. Yes this thread is weird.

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    I always thought that they were strange alien metals with strange alien properties, allowing for strong enchantments and innate powers.

    I figured the Eternian metals were as varied in colour as Earth gems.

    Quote Originally Posted by Eterniandreams View Post
    I always used MAA at a reference and thought they were comic colours for:
    Orange - Brass
    Blue- steel or aluminum
    Grey- iron
    But this as well. I was actually refering to the stranger metals, but I agree with this basically. THough in my young imagination it was more

    Gray - Steel
    Blue - Iron (but less brittle and lighter than earth Iron)
    Orange - Brass/bronze
    Gold - Duh (but harder and lighter than earth Gold)

    but basically it was "eternian" gold or "eternian" steel.

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    Wow that's the best band costumes I've ever seen. Better than Gwar.

    Nice pics man and welcome aboard!
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    I like those pics! MOTUC + Metal = I love it
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    Everytime I read the title it makes me think of an Eternian music genre
    Last edited by adam03; August 24, 2010 at 12:36am.

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    Funny stuff this thread! Those blues band pics awesome!

    Whenever I see Whiplash's spear I think: RUST! That's one weapon I don't want to be scratched by!
    Grayskull needs its Cardboard Spacesuit MOTUCized

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