Botcon Jazz, Goldbug, Grimlock and Sideswipe in Bag

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Darkhawk79, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. Darkhawk79

    Darkhawk79 TFWM SUCK!!!!!

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  3. Railguard

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    Eh not good enough.
     
  4. Obvious Prime

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    Since when does Grimlock transform into a shark, wot?
     
  5. Optimus Prime

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    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Holy crap, they just keep a comin.:lol 
     
  7. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime Roll out! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Only one left is Megatron. And quite frankly, I hope we don't see him until Botcon. Gotta have SOME surprise.
     
  8. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    I dunno, there's still a few weeks to go.:redface2: 
     
  9. defstar

    defstar Autobot...

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    Nothing too exciting...

    Two question though...

    How can this guy get figures from the botcon set so early...thought these sets were pretty much under lock and key...?

    Second...when these are produced for botcon are the recolors done in the molding process or are artist hired to paint them...?
     
  10. Victorysabre

    Victorysabre Born to Transform

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  11. diablien

    diablien Banned

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    the question now is how are they going to be packed?
     
  12. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime Roll out! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Most will be in a box, but the attendee/souvenir figures will be bagged.
     
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  13. lookinglasself

    lookinglasself 1.21 Jigowatts

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    He/she either a) works at the factories that make the toys and is stealing them, or b) knows someone that works there. Either way, it's ridiculous. If I was going to Botcon this year, I'd be PISSED. I know FP has been trying to buy all of these up, but there's got to be a way to stop it from happening.
     
  14. Bendimus Prime

    Bendimus Prime Rolls for initiative TFW2005 Supporter

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    Drenchwipe is the only figure of this set I'll be getting, just for the TF Universe aspect.
     
  15. Optimus-JD

    Optimus-JD Team Laser Explosion!

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    Wow, this is really nuts this year. I don't remember this many showing up on ebay in the past this early. Pre-orders sure, but not in hand like this.
     
  16. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    China strikes back. :O
     
  17. Baccala1976

    Baccala1976 Well-Known Member

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    How in God's name are they getting all these exclusives? People get pissed at the scaplers but maybe they should be getting pissed at these guys. These are more sets that could have been sold to people attending the convention.
     
  18. Noisemaze2006

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    I wish China would take them ALL & put them on Ebay. I'm sick & tired of this limited edition/exclusive garbage.

    One or two limited editions/exclusives per year is fine, but they've been going completely friggin insane in the past few years. Every time they come out with one of these it means another figure that I'll probably never be able to get. So I'm in full support of this, let China screw FP over. I'm lovin it! I'm still pissed over last years Thundercracker,Dirge & Thrust that I'll never be able to get.
     
  19. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Should have seen that rant comming... :rolleyes2 

    Just remember that owning toys is a privelage not a right. You're not entitled to them in any way, shape or form. Sure, not everyone's going to be able to get these, but for those that can more power to them.

    As for the guys at the factories taking them... I really don't support the practice, but I'm sure that many of us at one time or another (myself included) have bought something 'questionable' from someone in Hong Kong on eBay.
     
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  20. antapp

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    Think everyone understands that these exclusives are bought/sold for the more 'keen' collector, but I also understand where Noisemaze is coming from - last years stunt WAS low that several main G1 characters were kept from the grasp of the regular collector, something thats been creeping in more & more. It started in 2005 with Ironhide & Ratchet, and its now gonna happen every year. I'm hoping & praying that they don't use Botcon '09 to release Red Alert from the Sideswipe/Sunstreaker mold...or god forbid, Sideswipe himself. These robbing gits will do owt to p*** off genuine fans.
     

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