Bragallot wrote:Because they tend to be part of very very expensive licensed themes that are otherwise mostly cool and symbolize Lego's move to more licensed themes rather than 'parody' themes (Johnny Thunder, anyone?) that added characters to the actual Lego world.
Because of the super ugly over-detailed faces like the CloanTards and Anakin Skywalker.
Because so many have those stupid cheeklines.
Because we grew up with Yellows.
Because they make excellent villains.
Because it creates an excellent source for conflict to be used in Brikwars.
Not so sure about the last one cited, but I agree with all of the above reasons. That and it ruins the general play possibilities of all of those licenced theme sets. In order to use the torsos from the Pirates of the Disney Theme Park sets with my classic pirates, or the LOTR/Hobbit figs with my Castle stuff, I have to get out a pot of yellow paint or tell people that they have reverse-jaundice or something (jaundice turns you yellow, so a lego minifig with reverse-jaundice turns peach? Something like that). Truth be told, I mostly buy the licenced stuff for the weird hairpieces and special bricks more than anything else.