By not buying ____ I can now buy _____

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Mr. Chaos, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. Mr. Chaos

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    Let's try something a bit more positive, shall we?

    After the reveals of this weekend, good and bad, I am sure there are many that are now adjusting their budgets, both because of toys they are now excited to get and toys that they will not/can not purchase.

    So, the question is simple: By not buying ____, I can now buy____

    I'll start:

    By not buying The Transformers Prime Line (skipping pretty much the entire line now), I can now buy The Japanese Deluxe Movie Soundwave and the entire FOC Line.

    EDIT: And it doesn't have to just be Transformer figures. If you plan to, I don't know, get a new PS3 with what you would normally use to buy figures, you can say that too.

    Edit Again: This isn't a complaint thread. This is purely a chance to discuss new purchasing plans based on the reveals of the weekend.
     
  2. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    I am not buying HA Soundwave, Prime FE Cliffjumper, Prime FE Vehicon, Prime Cyberverse Soundwave/Dreadwing/Ironhide

    I can buy FoC Bruticus, SDCC Shockwave, FoC Shockwave, Prime Optimus Maximus (... which means I'll have to get a Cyberverse Prime).
     
  3. Matty

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    By not buying DOTM Deluxe Soundwave I can now buy DOTM Deluxe Soundwave by spending double the original price :D 
     
  4. Boy Blunder

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    By not buying Deluxe Soundwave and Leadfoot, I can now buy the Human Alliance Leadfoot when it goes on clearance.

    How's that?
     
  5. Janeails22x

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    Still planning to get the missed DOTM figures (preordered Leadfoot, and HA Soundwave is on his way from eBay), but have passed on trying to get Deluxe Soundwave because I already have the ROTF Deluxe representation. Sad but true. Que is a pipe dream, in my opinion, and Dino never was, which is the real travesty. I will be finding a die cast vehicle Mercedes and Ferrari to stand in for the missing TF's.

    I am picking up FE Prime, Bulkhead, and Cliff tonight for a great price, and I still plan to get most of the Prime RID line (minus the FE characters), and the FOC figures. So, I guess to stay positive is to ignore the money. I look forward to having these rare cancelled figures, as well as the mass produced ones, regardless of cost.
     
  6. Satomiblood

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    By not buying MP-10 and Prime figures, I was able to buy TFC Hercules.
     
  7. TacomaPrime

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    By not buying TFC herc, prime FE toys (expensive ones, I just bought BB) and almost the entire prime line, I can buy the entire generations line!
     
  8. gargunkle

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    By not buying third party toys, I can now buy a lot more Hasbro Deluxes
     
  9. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    By not buying current Generations toys I can buy the FOC Generations toys.
     
  10. Ravenxl7

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    By not buying any of Prime's main-line figures, I can now buy the entirety of it's Cyberverse line.
     
  11. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    By not buying FE I can now buy nothing and save up money again.
     
  12. Strarf

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    By not buying anything new at retail in 2012, I can buy everything old on my want list.
     
  13. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    By not buying The prime line and the DOTM, I can now buy more of the 40 generations figures then I may have been able to before.
     
  14. lars573

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    By not buying crappy over priced third party schlock, I can now buy the DOTM figures that fell through the cracks.
     
  15. Incepticon

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    By not buying the TFP line or Gen FOC figures, I can now only worry about buying more G1 reissues, Masterpieces, a couple of Takara Animated and maybe that Hercules set to fill collection gaps while I wait for Generations to properly come back with more G1 character re-dos.
     
  16. brr-icy

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    by not buying much prime, i can buy more g1
     
  17. MasterxBlaster

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    By not buying much of the TFPrime Line, I can buy FOOD again and eat wo0t!!!
     
  18. SoundBlaster7

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    By not buying any of the current figures, I can now focus on filling in the gaps of my collection.
     
  19. Zigholtul

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    By spending less on upcoming transformers products, I'll have more money to spend on booze and a plethora of mind altering drugs, and okay maybe the occasional classicverse figure or two. At least the FOC Combaticons because combiners are always welcome in my book. :D 

    MasterxBlaster: Having more money for basic necessities is never a bad idea. However I need to seriously start dropping some weight so no food for me. :cry 
     
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