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    Answers to WTFWTK 2.87!

    Mattel has once again provided answers to your questions.
    Thanks again to them for taking the time to answer these!
    Check out their answers to your Round 87 questions!

    This round of questions were selected by Beastmaster.
    Thanks to those fans for their help!

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    1. Tundra Torque: Now that The Roadmap is gone, can you reveal some details of The Roadmap? For example, if Evilseed was slotted into The Roadmap, where would he have appeared?

    No, we won't be revealing this as 2014 and beyond is still to much up in the air.

    2. Scorpia: Between September 2009 and June 2010, we had a great run of female figures in monthly slots (Teela is September 2009, Adora in January 2010, Evil-Lyn in the April and She-Ra in June). This was an exciting time for a lot of fans! Without giving away names, is it possible we'll see a similar run of females in future monthly slots?

    You will continue to see many females in the line.

    3. Beastmaster: Is it possible to get a pair of Horde Prime hands in orange or blue for Cy-Chop in a future weapons pack? His hyper-anime-detail hands/weapons just don't do it for many fans.

    A cool suggestion but no plans at this time.

    4. Fisto69: I was just wondering how Cy-Chop got his name. Was it a play on the word cyclops like Tri-Klops was, or does the Cy part stand for cyborg, or something else entirely?

    "Cy" is a play on "cyborg". Chop is due to his scissor hands.

    5. blogjammer: Is there a way that we can find out which figures are 'Gone for Good'? I got into the line late & have been purchasing re-issues & CS stock when available but it would be helpful to know which figures are completely gone, & which figures you still have CS stock of.

    Likely we will know this in 2013 after our holiday sales are over. Quite a few figures are truly gone for good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JVS3 View Post
    5. blogjammer: Is there a way that we can find out which figures are 'Gone for Good'? I got into the line late & have been purchasing re-issues & CS stock when available but it would be helpful to know which figures are completely gone, & which figures you still have CS stock of.

    Likely we will know this in 2013 after our holiday sales are over. Quite a few figures are truly gone for good.
    So why not go ahead and name the ones you already know are gone for good then update as it goes along?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lord_Of_Destruction View Post
    So why not go ahead and name the ones you already know are gone for good then update as it goes along?
    Laziness. They'll probably have Black Friday and Mad Matty Monday sales, THEN tell us who is gone forever, rather than give you a list of characters right now.

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    I'm rather disappointed to my question's answer. If The Roadmap is gone, what harm does it do to tell us some details about it? For so long, we've heard about it and now it's gone. Are some parts of The Roadmap still in place, which is why the details can't be revealed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tundra_Torque View Post
    I'm rather disappointed to my question's answer. If The Roadmap is gone, what harm does it do to tell us some details about it? For so long, we've heard about it and now it's gone. Are some parts of The Roadmap still in place, which is why the details can't be revealed?
    I agree. The answer to your question was rather useless. With the roadmap being thrown out there would be zero harm in giving out details of it. I really don't think they read the questions thoroughly at all.

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    Im kind if disappointed in the answer to who is gone for good. We know sub exclusives and Fisto for sure....why does it hurt to tell us the rest that they know for sure and update from there as mentioned above? Then again it may be too hard to update the sure to reflect the status as they seem to have problems in this area.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tundra_Torque View Post
    I'm rather disappointed to my question's answer. If The Roadmap is gone, what harm does it do to tell us some details about it? For so long, we've heard about it and now it's gone. Are some parts of The Roadmap still in place, which is why the details can't be revealed?

    I disagree. What GOOD would releasing the roadmap do? I'm 'CURIOUS' who was coming when... but frankly revealing it would do more harm than good. There is ENOUGH bitter complaining and dissention about Matty's choices... Imagine if XXXXXX found out that his/her favorite character was slated for Jan. 2014.... only to find out that it was bumped and will NEVER happen now.

    the bitter disappointment would be RAMPANT REGARDLESS of who's name showed up on the list and who didn't.

    Yeesh... what if Glimmer's name was the 'sub draw' for 2016?!?!? I don't blame them at all for not announcing the decisions they were GOING to make.... let them get criticized for the decisions they DO make

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    Quote Originally Posted by phantom1592 View Post
    I disagree. What GOOD would releasing the roadmap do? I'm 'CURIOUS' who was coming when... but frankly revealing it would do more harm than good. There is ENOUGH bitter complaining and dissention about Matty's choices... Imagine if XXXXXX found out that his/her favorite character was slated for Jan. 2014.... only to find out that it was bumped and will NEVER happen now.

    the bitter disappointment would be RAMPANT REGARDLESS of who's name showed up on the list and who didn't.

    Yeesh... what if Glimmer's name was the 'sub draw' for 2016?!?!? I don't blame them at all for not announcing the decisions they were GOING to make.... let them get criticized for the decisions they DO make
    Very good point, phantom.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phantom1592 View Post
    I disagree. What GOOD would releasing the roadmap do? I'm 'CURIOUS' who was coming when... but frankly revealing it would do more harm than good. There is ENOUGH bitter complaining and dissention about Matty's choices... Imagine if XXXXXX found out that his/her favorite character was slated for Jan. 2014.... only to find out that it was bumped and will NEVER happen now.

    the bitter disappointment would be RAMPANT REGARDLESS of who's name showed up on the list and who didn't.

    Yeesh... what if Glimmer's name was the 'sub draw' for 2016?!?!? I don't blame them at all for not announcing the decisions they were GOING to make.... let them get criticized for the decisions they DO make
    100% agree with this. I really don't want to know if Blast Attak or the Grayskull spacesuit were scheduled for June and July 2014 respectively only to have them consigned to the never-never thanks to below expectations 2013 sub sales.

    We know that all vintage figures (MOTU, POP and NA) were on the roadmap to 2017. What else we need to know about that abandoned roadmap now?

    What's important is which characters get selected in 2014 - and how do we fans encourage Matty to make available as many skus as possible to maximise the number of 2014 figures.
    Grayskull needs its Cardboard Spacesuit MOTUCized

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    Quote Originally Posted by phantom1592 View Post
    I disagree. What GOOD would releasing the roadmap do? I'm 'CURIOUS' who was coming when... but frankly revealing it would do more harm than good. There is ENOUGH bitter complaining and dissention about Matty's choices... Imagine if XXXXXX found out that his/her favorite character was slated for Jan. 2014.... only to find out that it was bumped and will NEVER happen now.

    the bitter disappointment would be RAMPANT REGARDLESS of who's name showed up on the list and who didn't.

    Yeesh... what if Glimmer's name was the 'sub draw' for 2016?!?!? I don't blame them at all for not announcing the decisions they were GOING to make.... let them get criticized for the decisions they DO make
    This is a good point, but I wasn't necessarily asking for the whole map to be revealed. Rather, they could have thrown a bone to us. For example, a few months ago, TG said that Nocturna was supposed to come out sometime in 2015.

    I agree, though, that releasing too much information would cause more aggravation for some of the fans. But seeing as MOTUC was ruled by this Roadmap for so many years and now that it's gone, aren't we just a wee bit curious as to what was in it?

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    Honestly, I don't see anything useful or interesting we learned with this batch of answers...

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    Beastmaster...His hyper-anime-detail hands/weapons just don't do it for many fans.
    This made me smile.

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