View Poll Results: The Mantenna Compromise

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  • Two Legs

    10 6.54%
  • Four legs, shared

    33 21.57%
  • Four legs, unique

    109 71.24%
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    Quote Originally Posted by MegaGearMax View Post
    Even with the fused legs?
    Yup. It's all in my intial post. "As vintage as possible!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by MegaGearMax View Post
    Even with the fused legs?
    Say....Filmation version



    With 200X elements....I have the Vintage figure, but I have to say for being 200X, I like the staction, but Filmation is a good base too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shadowfall1976 View Post
    Say....Filmation version

    http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g2.../mantenna1.jpg

    With 200X elements....I have the Vintage figure, but I have to say for being 200X, I like the staction, but Filmation is a good base too.
    The Staction seemed to incorporate Filmation elements as well as 200X elements, making it such a good choice to base the Classics figure from.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MegaGearMax View Post
    The Staction seemed to incorporate Filmation elements as well as 200X elements, making it such a good choice to base the Classics figure from.
    Yeah I've got to go with the Staction version as my fav, though I bet it will be classic with 4 legs (somehow). So yeah, i can see them mixing but staying as close to vintage as possible.

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    Best case Scenario: 4 Legs Unique sculpts for them.
    Acceptable compromise: 4 Legs, reuse Whiplash thighs and knees Horde boot with new feet
    Unacceptable: 2 legged Vintage toy redone...
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    yeah, based on the original toy, I'd be happy to have him with only two. But frankly I expect 4 legs, unique. It's expected. I dont know how they'll make it look good, but whatever.

    When/if(im sure) it get made, I'll see 4 legs one way or another.

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    I wouldn't mind him sharing a special crotch with Modulok. It would make sense Mantenna having an abdomen back there.

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    From the Matty Motuc Forum written by Catra's Wrath:

    "Toy Guru commented on this exact question a while ago. Those conversations haven't happened yet, but at the time he said that he would likely have the 'four legs' since 'they'd be a unique sculpt anyway'.

    Perhaps there could be some limb sharing with Modulok (since he uses multiple legs also) who knows!"

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    Four unique legs. Mattel shouldn't go cheap on him like they did in the 80's (4 legs fused together) but I think it should be as vintage as possible. C'mon people, this is the Classics line, is it not? Heck, they did a great job with Snake Face. (Vintage and staction-like, imo)
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    Oh, the legs/face issue! For a moment, I thought it was over whatever he should come with a bath towel and bathing cap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benedict Judas Hel View Post
    Yup. It's all in my intial post. "As vintage as possible!"
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    Staction is my favourite version, it would be kind of neat though to have a filmation accurate model, but I'd rather not as he is too cute and comical, save it for the funko bobble heads.
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    As a big Mantenna fan, I voted for 4 unique legs. I hope that the MOTUC Mantenna is closer to the 200x version than the vintage version.

    If Mattel goes this route and if the figure ends up being a bit expensive, maybe Mantenna can take the Ram-Man slot and be priced a bit higher than the other figures.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shadowfall1976 View Post
    Say....Filmation version

    http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g2.../mantenna1.jpg

    With 200X elements....I have the Vintage figure, but I have to say for being 200X, I like the staction, but Filmation is a good base too.
    If they go strictly filmation I'll be a very happy camper!

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    Quote Originally Posted by shadowfall1976 View Post
    Say....Filmation version

    http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g2.../mantenna1.jpg

    With 200X elements....I have the Vintage figure, but I have to say for being 200X, I like the staction, but Filmation is a good base too.
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    Four separated legs would be the correct representation. They could reuse the technology for Modulok.

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    4 legs plus vintage all the way with some 200x influences....

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    I'd go mostly like the vintage figure, but with the 200x mouth detail. And forget the four legs thing. I'd be fine with just two legs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lich Leech View Post
    I'd go mostly like the vintage figure, but with the 200x mouth detail. And forget the four legs thing. I'd be fine with just two legs.
    The vintage figure had four legs.

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    Four legs, unique!

    Oversized figure like Ram Man!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alexxandar View Post
    The vintage figure had four legs.
    I know, but I don't think they really add to the figure. The way they did it originally you had to look closely to tell. Two legs would be fine I think.

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