I want boxes for deluxes!

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  1. Rodr-Evil

    Rodr-Evil Lucifer's children TFW2005 Supporter

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    Who support this? I like my deluxes in boxes like old times! Takara and all the japanese toys in general agreed with this rule, what about you my friends..
     
  2. Silent_Magnus

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    Wouldn't that take up more space on shelves?
     
  3. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    I'd be up for hanging boxes... More solid, not so huge...

    Not traditional boxes, though. Toy sections are messy enough as it is.
     
  4. Banshee

    Banshee MvC2 online! woot!

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    I don't want the price to go up, so, no.
     
  5. RKillian

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    For boxes at this, or any other size class to really work again, Hasbro has to do just two things:

    1. Stop wasting so much space filling them with a relatively small toy and a ton of air.
    2. Stop wasting so much space using trapezoids or other crazy shapes instead of rectangles.

    It's better for the environment, better for the stores, better for the company, and better for the fans. In other words, don't hold your breath.
     
  6. sideswipe119

    sideswipe119 Banned

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    hold on wut do u mean? u like em in boxes im confused :D 
     
  7. ErechOveraker

    ErechOveraker I'm with Plowking.

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    I kind of like the bubble cards personally. I could do without the 50 feet of twist-ties they come with now though.
     
  8. sideswipe119

    sideswipe119 Banned

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    well the prices r already goin up classics r 10 bucks now i just picked up sunstreaker prowl and octane and it was like 35
     
  9. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    I don't mind the packaging right now...
     
  10. Silent_Magnus

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    I don't get what you are saying, deluxes have been around $10 for over a decade.
     
  11. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    He's just mad TRU charged him $11 for a deluxe. They've been doing that for years.
     
  12. Scantron

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    Doesn't matter to me, I just throw all the packaging out anyway after I open the figure. Whatever packaging method is the most cost-effective and will help keep toy prices low is the one I like.
     
  13. EvaUnit13

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    Hmm...maybe if the boxes had as little space as possible and were shaped like rectangles it might work. Have the specs on the sides and cross sells on the bottom
     
  14. sideswipe119

    sideswipe119 Banned

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    no i only had to pay 7 bucks for em b4
     
  15. sideswipe119

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    no dude they used to charge me 7 bucks for a deluxe
     
  16. Soundblaster1

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    Were you an employee at that time? TRU -never- charged $7 for deluxes. I don't think they even go that low on sale. Deluxes have been $10 as long as I've been in the hobby (we're looking at a good 10-12 years).
     
  17. Pikachu_King

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    they're probably thinking of SCOUTS which have always been around the $7 mark... they might have thought those were deluxes.


    I'd be all for deluxe boxes, easier to re-package than cards.
     
  18. nkelsch

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    I would disagree with better for the stores. Large boxes prevent shoplifting and the 'toy bondage' of packaging, bubbles and twsities prevent opening boxes and stealing the toys.

    I mean technically you can sell a matchbox car in a tiny little tin, but those would be easily stolen so they sell them on a 7x10 card and such.
     
  19. Megatronwp38

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    I would also like this ala the G1 Autobot car style box.
     
  20. Edgewise

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    A reason for this is standardized packaging for a line of toys where each pricepoint has toys in wildly ranging shapes. Yes, sure Voyager Bulkhead or Prime could fit in a much smaller box, but Megatron, Starscream, Lugnut have a wider, flatter shape that wouldn't fit in that box, though they might fit in a thinner box.

    Now if you want to argue they don't need to have standardized packages per pricepoint... well I don't know... would probably create havoc with retailers, shelf spaces, and actually packing a case of toys.
     

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