How much would you spend on the new movie figures?

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  1. Cobra_Commander

    Cobra_Commander Master of tactics TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ive seen alot of the new movie figures on ebay, but the thing that puts me off buying them is the prices attached to them ie a brand new scorponok in packaging for $19.95 but the pnp is $21.10. Basically is it worth buying now or will the prices drop in a month or 2?
     
  2. Roanstalker

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    Thats probably how much UKers will have to pay :( 
     
  3. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    60.00 why I Only want Ratchet,Wreckage and Target Arcee and The Real Gear.
     
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    Around £100-£200 depending on the prices. May be less. I'm definitely gonna get Voyager Iron hide and Voyager and Leader Prime. Maybe Deluxe Jazz and Bumblebee.Hopefully Proto rime will be release in the UK too. Too much to get!
     
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    As much as I need to, to get Leader Prime, Leader Megs, Ratchet, Ironhide, Jazz, DLX BB, DLX Barricade, Bonecrusher, Scorponok and DLX Frenzy.
     
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    I'm going to say around $200, with various deluxes, leader class Prime, voyager Ironhide, along with a few others.
     
  7. redsquadron

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    I paid $30 for RATCHET and just picked up a JAZZ for $19.99. With the Dollar to Sterling exchange rate, I'm not actually paying much more than if I'd waited for the UK release.
    No way would I go up to the $50 - $70 some are asking for though.
     
  8. e3nine

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    I'm not going to give a total, but I'm not paying over MSRP for anything.
     
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    The only thing I must get immediately upon release is Leader Prime.

    I'm banking on these things clogging shelves later in the summer and fall and that they'll go on sale.
     
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    I'll probably spend more than I am planning now. (I always do.)
    Right now I am only thinking of a couple of Voyagers and some deluxes, few real gears and some oddities...AU$250, maybe? If I get leader class figures, that'd be another $200 :( 
    I guess I better start paying more attention to online shop listings in case it's cheaper to import, but the thing is I am so undecided that I'd rather see the toys in person before I commit.

    I do hope I'll catch some sales to save, but I won't buy the figures I am not interested just because of the cheaper price, and I have no patience to wait out for the ones I want.
     
  11. LigerPrime

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    For me, it will probably be just Takara's "movie" Optimus...just because its Optimus.
     
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    Originally I was planning on spending $0. The designs have grown on me, so I'm going to go for Leader Prime & real gear at the very least. The rest, I'll wait until I see the final products on the shelf. I always tend to spend more than I plan on originally.
     
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    Cobra_Commander Master of tactics TFW2005 Supporter

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    wow thanks guys you really no how to depress someone :lol  ah well thought i should ask you guys to make sure i wouldnt be ripped off
     
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    To answer the tread title: retail.
     
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    Considering none of the movie merchandise will suffer the availability or distribution problems that plague things like Alternators, Titaniums, etc., I wouldn't spend one cent over baseline retail. This new stuff is going to be more abundant than any TF line you've ever seen before, and no doubt stores will overstock it to the point of having to mark it down... as they do with every toyline spawned from a movie.

    June 2nd is just around the corner, so if you haven't already coughed up for inflated eBay prices, just sit tight for another couple of weeks and save yourself the money. Between the mega chains like Wal-Mart, Zellers, Target, Toys R Us and god knows how many others all packing their shelves with this stuff, you will NOT have any problems finding & buying it with relative ease.
     
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    I'm only buying stuff at retail, and my movie line shopping list is very small. getting all the in-movie deluxes, voyager ironhide, ratchet, starscream, prime (target robo vision version) and megatron. Possibly the LOC line.

    no leader class, no FABs, no repaints (except maybe the G1 Jazz repaint kickback mentioned), no game characters, no real gear.
     
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    It won't take long for Target to clearance the movie stuff out, so I'll wait.
     
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    I just spent 18 bucks on TFM Jazz on eBay. Yay me.
     
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    Nerdling Plastic Crack Addict

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    I'm not spending a cent on this garbage.

    Great little comic, Onesock :) 
     

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