An interesting repackaged return

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by kmoua7, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. kmoua7

    kmoua7 Well-Known Member

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    Was over at a Kmart locally here and look what I found sitting on the shelf:

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  2. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    o_O  I guess they liked construction green better
     
  3. Wollstone

    Wollstone Banned

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    Hahaha, I've seen worse. The TRU in my area had a DC Direct Deadshot from a few years ago in a Mattel DC Universe Classics Deadshot package on their peg.
     
  4. Batman

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    Why would someone buy a newly released figure and return it in a toy box that was probably on clearance?
     
  5. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Nobody defeats the DEVASTATOR!

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    My local Target has the deep space Starscream exclusive on the shelf (from the 1st movie) that someone returned as LEADER HFTD Starscream. I know because I scanned it and it comes up leader SS.
     
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    Payload Was Tired of the HFTD Boxes and killed an Long haul and Took his Box :p 
     
  7. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Probably bought Payload for $16 at Walmart, took a Long Haul for $23 from KMart, kept LH and returned PL... Thus $16 Long Haul. It works great for people that live near stores that don't clearance.
     
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    Jeezus. Mow your neighbor's lawn or do some panhandling. It would be less effort than going through all that for $7.
     
  9. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    Eh, these repaint repacks don't bug me as much as other, infamous repacks. Any unfortunate kid receiving this as a gift from an unsuspecting parent is still getting the same toy, just in a different color (hell, he's in the same pose as the original!).

    Don't get me wrong, repacking is a terrible thing. It's just that this isn't anywhere near as bad as getting three tomatoes. Or a f'ing bee's nest.
     
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    My guess is someone really wanted a Long Haul, but was late to the party. They bought a Payload to suffice, but then spotted a Long Haul later on. After opening him they decided Payload had over stayed his welcome and pulled a fast one to get their money back.
     
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    havanowoncheese Proud No Ma'amer!

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    Well its the same mold at least but this made me giggle.
     
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    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

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    At least they weren't a complete jerk. It would just be a dickish move to repackage if, say, you found some new, highly sought-after figure and replaced it with a Tuner Mudflap.
     
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    Not joking around here, I went to Wal-Mart out of boredom tonight and saw the exact same thing. Didn't have my iPhone with me. I'm going back sometime this weekend, hopefully it'll still be there.
     
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    It would never happen. Nobody has EVER bought a Tuner Mudflap.
     
  15. Wollstone

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    I have. Bought regular Mudflap too.
     
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    well you are a nobody :lolol 

    just kidding :D 
     
  17. Seeker Lord

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    That's nothing, my local K Mart has a Fallen in a Nebular Star Scream box.
     
  18. ersico

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    meh, same toy different color....at least same price ...its like buying a marvel legends variant...same toy different color :) 
     
  19. rainningstorm

    rainningstorm cheapskate@Cantonment

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    Its kind of like bludgeon/banzaitron repack posted sometime back, why are some people that bothered by colour....
     
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    :lol  I couldn't have said it better.
     

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