DOTM Legion Stealth Bumblebee Packaging Variant

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  1. escutler

    escutler Decepticon Air Commander

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    Hi all- not sure if this is news, but I found Stealth Bumblebee from the new wave of Cyberverse Legion figures at a Target the other day, and noticed a variation at the same store. One version of the packaging is labeled "Stealth Bumblebee" on both sides of the card, and the other version is just "Bumblebee". The same exact decos of the toys are inside, and everything else about the packaging is the same. Both versions are numbered "Series 1 - 015" on the back of the card. See the photos below.

    I don't know if anyone really cares too much about this, but for insane completionists (like myself!), I'm glad I noticed. Has anyone else seen this? Is one more rare than the other? The Target where I bought them seemed to have about an equal amount of both versions.

    Also makes me wonder- were any of the "Bolt" Bumblebee Legion Class figures (Series 1 - 011) labeled "Bolt Bumblebee" instead of just "Bumblebee", like I saw?

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  2. tusko

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    Maybe they have officially run out of Bumblebee adjectives?
     
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    I've only seen the one with "Stealth Bumblebee" on, but it's nice to see a variant being circulated.
     
  4. escutler

    escutler Decepticon Air Commander

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    LOL- it sounds like they are just giving up and calling them just "Bumblebee" now.

    And on a side note- MY FIRST NEWS CREDIT! Yes... :) 
     
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    The official pics show him as just plain Bumblebee, and given Bolt Bumblebee, it sounds like Stealth might be the changed one. Or yeah, maybe it's proven more profitable to sell them all as Bumblebee.
     
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    on a similiar note, a few weeks ago I went to Walmart and was about to buy a cyberverse powerglide, and they luckily had 1 left, however when I looked closer, the face on that particular powerglide was not painted lol, maybe thats another variant, the regular version vs the lazy hasbro version.
     
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    1st i didnt see it! but when i saw the pics again i saw one with no stealth on it!

    at my target they still have the "stealth bumblebee" on it that was last week! who knows maybe Hasbro got in trouble with the word stealth on it!

    what abut takara??????
     
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    they did the same thing with the earlier bolt BB cyberverse
     
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    Yes, the word "Stealth" is illegal now. :rolleyes2 

    This toy has no Takara counterpart, at least not as a mass retail release.

    However, the European market Hasbro version is also "Stealth Bumblebee".
     
  10. escutler

    escutler Decepticon Air Commander

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    Did they? Was there definitely a Bolt Bumblebee that actually was labeled "Bolt Bumblebee" on the package instead of just "Bumblebee"? Have you seen it?
     
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    ATTENTION HASBRO: Quit butt-raping us with these various Bumblebee Toys!!!! Alright, we get it, Bumblebee is your main bread winner but enough is enough!! Instead of wasting all this plastic for Bee. Why don't you take the plastic and give us a Mirage/Dino Deluxe & a Human Alliance Version of Mirage/Dino as well!!!!

    THAT IS ALL!!
     
  12. Barricade24

    Barricade24 The Decepticop

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    This is Hasbro, We are sorry that you feel that way, cause you will be getting a Bumblebee in every wave of everything. :lol 
     
  13. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    I saw this when they first started circulating in my area. I did several double takes because I thought it was two different figures :lol 
     
  14. alternator77

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    clearly they printed more bb packages than even they wanted so they using them everywhere :lol 

    i wonder how many will end up on ebay as "exclusive" or "super-mega rare" lol!
     
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    They can just issue & repaint all the BB that they want but we can just take our time to choose which BB we like, not as if every BB we must buy,that will be burning a deep hold in our pocket,LOL
     

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