Botcon '06 comic available for purchase at the Club Shop

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  1. Beastbot X

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    I hate the Club...always overpricing things for non-members.
     
  3. Aberration

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    If I bought the non-attendee boxset, am I getting the comic already, or is that separate?
     
  4. Beastbot X

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    Mine came with the comic, although I got mine at the 'Con. So I'd imagine a non-attendee package would come with one too, though I'm not sure about that.
     
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    See, that's the whole point of the club- it's designed to give members a few priveliges, and make a little money off non-members to show what they might be gaining if they did join. They're not over-priced- they're just priced to make up for the fees the non-members haven't paid.

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    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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  7. Dark Magnus

    Dark Magnus Your opinion is wrong!

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    OMG you have it sooo wrong. It's not that they're rewarding members with lower prices, they obviously intend to punish non-members with high prices. Yeesh, your logic is so backwards man!


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    I can verify that the comic came with the non-attendee set last year, so my guess would be yes.
     
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    AutobotEngineer Highly Dubious

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    When you consider that the fanclub charges non-members double for many Voyagers, I'd call their logic frighteningly backwards. I'm never going to join.
     
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    That comic is awesome and highly recommeded.
     
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  12. Beastbot X

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    ...He was being sarcastic.
     
  13. gen1fan

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    I have a spare on I will sell for 5 dollars.
     
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    Truth FTW!! :D 
     
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    Now there's something to QFT! 1 copy in ten million copies come signed by all the people who worked on it besides two and all the voice actors at the 06 convention whose characters appear in the issue. I own that copy. :p 
     
  16. B-Fox

    B-Fox Mahoro de MAMBO!

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    Wait, so the comic comes with the set or doesn't come with the set? Or it comes with the set for those who attended BotCon and the rest of us schlubs have to order it on its own? Or...ngh! My brain hurts...
     
  17. Sidecutter

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    Wait. I'm pretty sure this comic has a $10 cover price marked on it just like the last comic/program from 2005. That was a price even members paid at the show. How is that overpricing?
     
  18. Sidecutter

    Sidecutter Evil Dealer Scum TFW2005 Supporter

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    The comic didn't come with the set *per se*. The Primus and Protoform packages included a copy as part of their price. I'm not sure if the Mini-Con packages did or not. But there was never anything, since the day the con opened, stopping anyone with access to it at the show or after, from buying a copy, regardless of their attendance package or lack thereof.
     
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    Onesock probably knows that, but that's honestly how he/she seems to feel about Fun Productions Inc.
     
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    Let me get this straight.... The fanclub charges nonmembers double for many Voyagers, but normal price for members... and that is "frighteningly backwards"... so you think the club should charge members double and nonmembers regular price?

    You might not like the prices they charge nonmembers but it is not "backwards" in anyway, let alone "frighteningly".

    I think one thing you're missing is the club store is not meant for nonmembers to use. It's a benefit of being a member, but hey, why not open it up to nonmembers with some price hikes? Honestly, how many nonmembers do you think are buying "double" priced Voyagers? I doubt many are, it's pretty much moot IMO, it's a store for members, is it better to not let nonmembers purchase at all? Should it just be opened up to everyone at the same price? That might sound nice to nonmembers, but it's not good business for FP. They are a business, they are trying to make a profit by running a club. One common complaint already is the club doesn't have enough benefits... that should be "solved" by taking a membership benefit and giving to everybody?
     

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