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#1 JayC

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 12:28 PM

http://toynewsi.com/...13&itemid=14432

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 01:04 PM

He looks pretty good. "Evil Leader of the Evil Horde" still doesn't work in any form, but whatever.

Hec-Tor Kur still leaves a little to be desired, but I almost have more of a problem with him being "second born heir" to the Horde Empire. If they try to bring in Horde Prime or anything similar, it will diminish Hordak's significance even more than has already been done.

Someone's son = diminished
Someone's younger brother = diminished even more
Answers to someone (like Horde Prime) = insanely diminished

In this scenario, he's gone from evil being that just existed to rule planets (how we used to know him) to a powerful lackey. And that doesn't fly.

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 02:17 PM

Yeah we know he is evil cause he is leading the "evil" horde lol they don't need to put it twice :P Looks like another great figure imo can't wait to get this one

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 04:23 PM

Never had Hordak when I was younger, but I might pick him up. Looks like a really nice evil figure. ;)

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 06:39 PM

Might need to get 2, one to leave as-is and one to do in toon blue without the cape....and a blaster arm or something.

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 09:10 PM

Dont want to sound as a negative voice but, good luck getting him.

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 09:53 PM

if getting Merman was crazy expect this to be worse. I can't imagine the volume of people logging in at the same time 12nn ET.

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Posted 05 May 2009 - 12:33 AM

Nonsense, Mattel said that everything would be fixed. They promised everything would be smooth and Hordaks would be redily available. I also hear that same month the streets will be paved with gold, unicorns will come back and world hunger will end, so you see everything is all roses in MOTU land.

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Posted 05 May 2009 - 04:37 AM

He looks pretty good. "Evil Leader of the Evil Horde" still doesn't work in any form, but whatever.

Hec-Tor Kur still leaves a little to be desired, but I almost have more of a problem with him being "second born heir" to the Horde Empire. If they try to bring in Horde Prime or anything similar, it will diminish Hordak's significance even more than has already been done.

Someone's son = diminished
Someone's younger brother = diminished even more
Answers to someone (like Horde Prime) = insanely diminished

In this scenario, he's gone from evil being that just existed to rule planets (how we used to know him) to a powerful lackey. And that doesn't fly.


l disagree since I have been lookin at wikipedia and discovered that there were a few episodes to suggest that Horde Prime is Hordak's brother. In one off the episodes, Zed refers Hordak as Uncle whereas in The Peril of Whispering Woods, Prince Zed refers himself as Nephew in a letter addressed to Hordak. I don't think the card backing diminished Hordak even more, but rather clarifyin the debate wheather or not Prime is his sibling, which now seems to be confirmed.

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Posted 05 May 2009 - 09:49 AM

l disagree since I have been lookin at wikipedia and discovered that there were a few episodes to suggest that Horde Prime is Hordak's brother. In one off the episodes, Zed refers Hordak as Uncle whereas in The Peril of Whispering Woods, Prince Zed refers himself as Nephew in a letter addressed to Hordak. I don't think the card backing diminished Hordak even more, but rather clarifyin the debate wheather or not Prime is his sibling, which now seems to be confirmed.


I think it clarified things, too, but I just don't like how they clarified them.

I don't like the idea of Horde Prime, so if he exists in MOTUC, I'm not a fan of the idea. I believe Horde Prime might be a Filmation-only concept, though, which would mean it can't be in MOTUC anyway.

I just think Hordak shouldn't answer to anyone. If he's existed for centuries and is as much of a threat as he's said to be, he should be his own boss.

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Posted 05 May 2009 - 05:17 PM

No matter whats on the card hordak is up there with heman & skeletor its going to be a mad house to even attempt to get him right? :S I say anyone here who orders should order fill you're max order if you manage to get in ;S its like what ?5 ? 10? you can always trade the guy to people here or for figures you miss in the future :S

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Posted 05 May 2009 - 09:04 PM

No matter whats on the card hordak is up there with heman & skeletor its going to be a mad house to even attempt to get him right? :S I say anyone here who orders should order fill you're max order if you manage to get in ;S its like what ?5 ? 10? you can always trade the guy to people here or for figures you miss in the future :S


Someone on He-Man.org pointed out that since Hordak is up there with He-Man and Skeletor that that means Mattel will anticipate the huge market for him and make more than the other figures (He-Man and Skeletor supposedly were each produced in greater quantities).

This makes sense to me, and I hope it's true. There are lots of people who will want him, so I hope Mattel anticipated that and produced more than they did of Stratos, Beast Man, and the second-tier characters.

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 01:33 AM

ok... let me point out this ... when have you known mattel to do things that make sense ? :rolleyes: I mean it would be great if they used there brains for a change but well look at what we have seen so far

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 10:22 AM

ok... let me point out this ... when have you known mattel to do things that make sense ? :rolleyes: I mean it would be great if they used there brains for a change but well look at what we have seen so far


Can't argue with that. @hmmm@

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 12:48 PM

Wow, this already turned into a thread bitching about Mattel. Shocking.

If you hate it so much, stop collecting and find something you actually enjoy instead of making yourself miserable. Unless you're a masochist, then I can think of a few more satisfying ways to get your jollies. Both for yourself and others.

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 04:45 PM

Wow, this already turned into a thread bitching about Mattel. Shocking.

If you hate it so much, stop collecting and find something you actually enjoy instead of making yourself miserable. Unless you're a masochist, then I can think of a few more satisfying ways to get your jollies. Both for yourself and others.


This is a productive post...

Who said anything about "hating it so much"?

And I'd like to suggest that if you don't like opinions that differ from your own, you might try avoiding internet message boards and finding some other way to get your jollies.

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 07:24 PM

Wow, this already turned into a thread bitching about Mattel. Shocking.

If you hate it so much, stop collecting and find something you actually enjoy instead of making yourself miserable. Unless you're a masochist, then I can think of a few more satisfying ways to get your jollies. Both for yourself and others.


This is a productive post...

Who said anything about "hating it so much"?

And I'd like to suggest that if you don't like opinions that differ from your own, you might try avoiding internet message boards and finding some other way to get your jollies.


@loll@ two thumbs up! You pretty much took his post & turned it right back at em well done ;) @loll@




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