Best Wal-Mart swap ever!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by juise, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. juise

    juise TFW2005 Token Negro

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    First off I do not condone or participate in doing Wal-Mart swaps/bricking/whatever you want to call it. As collectors we always get shafted by something newer/better all the time, but for me thats just part of being a collector. It's definately not fair for some kid to get this from some grand parent who knows no better! That being said this one has to be the most creative wal-mart swap ever!

    I now present to you RotF WHEELJACKIMUS PRIME!

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    Yeah thats right! An Alternators Prime, and Wheeljack tied together! Who ever died this is obviously some form of collector to have these figures sitting around. I almost think it has to be a joke/test to see if wal-mart would take it back.

    Discuss and have fun with this one.
     
  2. Toa Maximus

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    I would actually pick that up! Two alternators for 35 dollars.
     
  3. Razerwire

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    I probably would've picked that up. :lol 
     
  4. WhiteMocha

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    What's weird is that those figures are probably worth more than the toy he stole...... or at least about an equivalent amount. A lot of work to not really come out ahead.
     
  5. Hotspot17

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    I would have picked that up in a heart beat. The alternators are superior to the ROTF toys imo.
     
  6. Matty

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    Yeah, I would have bought that. That's incredible.
     
  7. juise

    juise TFW2005 Token Negro

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    Yeah I almost bought it but Wheeljack was missing his doors, and underbody. Prime was all there though.
     
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  8. Abrogate

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    Seriously, if he sold those on ebay, he could've easily afforded that Prime without having to steal it.
     
  9. amd098

    amd098 En taro Artanis!

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    yea id go an buy that
     
  10. mac&cheese

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    HAHAHAHAH! the person working at walmart is really that dumb??? wow! what a bad rap for low wage employees they hire at walmart.
     
  11. Scantron

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    Gotta be either someone with no idea what Alternators are actually worth or those two figures have some damage that isn't readily apparent just from looking at them.
     
  12. MrByatis

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    wow, that just...wow
     
  13. metrotitan

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    somebody done ripped themselves off.....

    I once saw a Cybertron Evac in a Blackout box at a Walmart (right when the movie toys were first in stores). I almost fell for it.
     
  14. Abrogate

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    You've never heard of the "package swapping" phenomenon. This is, by no means, not unusual compared to some of the things people have gotten away with. There's been reports of people finding a painted piece of wood, three tomatoes, and a wasp's nest in Transformers packaging, and those were 3 seperate incidents!
     
  15. E. C. R. Former

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    Toy swapping is a heinous, rotten crime but this certainly is a :lol ingly ironic situation: the swapper is actually screwing him/herself over. Has anybody put this up on the TFWiki article?
     
  16. mrclean08

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    I just stood up in front of pc and lcd monitor and applauded. Standing ovation deserved.

    Not because it was right, but because it was friggin high-lariously funny.
     
  17. GogDog

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    I know, right?
    lol
     
  18. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    See, this just goes to show how much Wal-Mart doesn't give a shit. If I was working there and was handing this at customer service, I would throw it right back at the guy.
     
  19. ronin0510

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    Unfortunatly they couldn't handle that way although I wish they would LOL. What they need to start doing is figure a way that the only way they can get their money back is if it is sealed otherwise it must be swapped for the same exact toy.....Like how they do with videogames.
     
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    douche
     

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