European Blackout package?

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by victorysaver, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. victorysaver

    victorysaver Well-Known Member

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    redsquadron Token idiot...

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    $75??? Cripes, some people are impatient (shuffles guiltily having just bought RATCHET for $40.... :redface2:  )
     
  3. Matrix Soul

    Matrix Soul Skull 4 reporting in!

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    I don't understand about paying $105.00 for a figure that would be out in a bit for $22.00 w/tax

    I mean, no one looks at the shipping charges anymore?
     
  4. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    Aww man, our packaging sucks more balls than usual.
    The pictures of the bots on the front couldnt look more out of place.

    Blegh
     
  5. victorysaver

    victorysaver Well-Known Member

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    Matrix Soul,
    I used to not get it either. But having bought testshots of both voyager Prime and Blackout and 3 packaged Real Gear figures, I can say that honestly, at least for me, it's just due to excitement. I never did it for other lines, but for the movie, I've been tempted to get testshots or boxed figures for everyone. But I had to cut myself off with what I got so far, and now I'm waiting for them to hit stores. I've never been as excited about a TF line as I am for the movie, so that's what changed it for me. For others, maybe there's a bit of "I got mine first" mentallity going on, but only they could say for sure.
     
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    Exactly - When something is, essentially, a hobby for you then it's exciting to get new stuff. Some people may not 'get' that and that's fine, but the thrill of receiving something that you're really looking forward to (as I am with the Movie toys) is worth a few extra quid.
    Anyway, in my case it's a one-off: It's not as if I'll be buying the whole range ahead of time, but I couldn't resist just one.
     
  7. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Does anyone know why Euro TF packages continually have toy photos instead of art? Does it have to do with rules about showing the toy EXACTLY as it is?
     
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    AGAIN with the "Robot does not transform by itself." packaging. If there was any doubt about importing what movie toys i was buying, it's all but gone now.
     
  9. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    I think its something like that, and I heard that parents complained because TF's couldnt pull the poses and lasers, lights and stuff that are depicted on the box-art.
     
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    Wow, I didn't notice until you pointed it out... How utterly lame is that?
    I'm not a MIB person so I'm not really bothered, but if I was I'd avoid those Euro-Fiends like the plaque.
     
  11. prime is a legend

    prime is a legend Hooch is crazy.

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    Ah yes we always get bland, dull and overall crap presentation on our figures. why don't they just keep the cool heads which appear on the front rather than the crappy hasbro pics!
     
  12. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Tch, well at least I know that's one more we'll get over here. Probably won't bother keeping the bland as heck box, but hey, the toy inside is the same great toy.
     
  13. murphbri

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    *Sympathizes with overseas fans who are getting gypped out of box art*

    :( 
     

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