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Old 31st August 2017, 09:56 PM
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Default Toy Review - The Last Knight DLX Autobot Sqweeks

Series The Last Knight
Size/class - Deluxe
New/remould/redeco - New
Wave - 2
Released here ???
Approximate Retail Price - $30
Approximate Size - 13cm
Allegiance - Autobot
Alt-mode Motor scooter with trailer
Main Features/Gimmicks Interchangeable hands, super mode
Main Colour sky blue
Main Accessories trailer, gun

I wasn't expecting to like this figure but it's actually a really fun toy! This figure's head kinda reminds me of old B.O.B. from The Black Hole. Haven't got time to type up a review tonight so I'll just let the pictures do most of the talking.

Bike mode with trailer attached

Stand alone bike mode

Repair bay

Robot mode

Super Robot Mode

Weapon deployed


Overall: Highly recommended!

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Old 1st September 2017, 12:08 PM
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10 points for the T-Bob reference
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Old 1st September 2017, 01:34 PM
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Old 2nd September 2017, 01:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Omega Metro View Post
Copy and paste strikes again. Fixed.

But what a WEIRD name "Autobot Sqweeks" is. This means that:
a/ The name "Squeaks" wasn't available so they went with the incorrect spelling of "Sqweeks."
b/ Someone has already trademarked "Sqweeks!" WTH?!? Who the hell trademarks "Sqweeks"?? Are there people who are just squatting on deliberately misspelt trademarks for the fun of it?
c/ Hasbro was either unwilling or unable to get away with any other variant spelling like Sqweaks... so they had to attach "Autobot" on the front of the name.

But this also shows just how bizarre the world of trademark law is. We all know that Hasbro are now in a legal case with DC over their use of "Bumblebee," but that's absolutely nothing considering that someone, somewhere, is able to contest Hasbro over SQWEEKS! Sqweeks!

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Old 8th September 2017, 11:27 AM
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"Sqweeks" one comes up with one record http://tmsearch.uspto.gov/bin/showfi...802:pm3uqt.3.1.
"Squeaks" appears to be super popular with a plethora of kids toys http://tmsearch.uspto.gov/bin/showfi...h=Submit+Query.

So it seems like they were just trying to be safe than sorry (fyi - from what I've read, the opposition process can be lengthy and painful).

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