Is the reissued soundwave going to get discontinued?

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  1. blahduh

    blahduh Well-Known Member

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    TRU already took it off their website, that's a sign for the product to get discontinued. Will there be more shipping to TRU in the next few weeks?
     
  2. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    I'm pretty sure it's gone. Maybe Junior or another member who works at TRU will chime in.
     
  3. noob

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    it's an exclusive and i think it's done.
     
  4. Drax

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    Yea i think its already discontinued. Being an exclusive and a re issue one would think they would produce more but i guess its just part of the marketing cycle. You leave everyone wanting and produce another toy for the same amount of time selling out on everything you have. Unfortunately, a lot of people were not able to pick it up but what can you do thats gay marketing and big corporations for you.
     
  5. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    What's marketing have to do with sexual preference??

    It seems to me like the logical step is for Hasbro and Toys R Us to decide if Soundwave sold well enough to re-release the mold as Soundblaster with repainted or different types. You gotta know it's coming.
     
  6. Triformis

    Triformis Insecticon Fanatic TFW2005 Supporter

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    *sigh* I tried hard to find more for people here, but to no avail. Oh, well, I got mine! *phew*
     
  7. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    I'm pretty surprised with how rare he was.
     
  8. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    i didnt know reissue soundwave was marketed for gays neither.

    :peoples: 
     
  9. blahduh

    blahduh Well-Known Member

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    so you guys are saying there's no point to go to TRU every day in the morning to HOPE somehow they will get a new shipment...
     
  10. Samana Rombuca

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    Absolutely nothing. The market is gay... at its gayest when it doesn't have to account for the baggage of an unprofitable exclusive. I won't go so far as to say SW is a failure, but it is by no means a runaway hit either. Of course, I don't have to be talking about just Soundwave. At any rate, please don't misinterpret gay as only meaning homosexual, it's a pesky habit, I know. :p 

    No, but I wouldn't count on it.
     
  11. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    I understand exactly how it was used. The fact that a word is commonly used doesn't make it any less offensive or inappropriate.
     
  12. Drax

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    Yea well, let me apologize i did not mean to offend anybody of a homosexual lifestyle, but like Rombuca said its a habit. So let me apologize, and once again, I did not mean to offend anybody.
     
  13. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    i don't think SW was rare, my local tru got several shipments in and they actually sat on the shelves for a few days the last time. I think he is done shipping though. I guess he was just kind of a through out there for the fans.
     
  14. Valkysas

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    scalpers here made sure none stayed on the shelf long enough for me to get one. assholes. *raises middle finger up in ebay's direction*
     
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    I don't think 'discontinued' is the right word for what most of you are talking about. If he's at the end of his production run that he's just that rather than dis'con't.

    An explanation for the website taking him off could just as easily be that they were getting too many backorder orders and it was unbearable for their system (someone was talking the 'in stock' -> 'out of stock' cycle on TRU.com with their preorders continually getting cancelled on them)

    Just a tidbit, he's going to be in TRUs in canada, according to their system, in late April, so it's not like there's not thousands of him still sitting in a warehouse somewhere...(back off they're OURS!!!)
     
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    I have a extra one MISB to trade if someone needs one.
     
  17. Feralstorm

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    Just goes to show that reissues CAN work ... IF you put popular characters with popular prices.
     
  18. blahduh

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    well, I just need TRU to tell me if they going to get more shipment in the future or not(So far all they can tell me is, "I don't know, maybe"), so I don't wasting time to keep checking their store every morning.
     
  19. Banshee

    Banshee MvC2 online! woot!

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    It should be out in Canada in april or may...


    ...and I'm having a gay time with my reissue soundwave.

    It's okay, I'm taking it back.
     
  20. The621

    The621 Fuck you, that's why!

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    Glad I got TRU Soundblaster before he became sold out. Damn fucked up marketing schemes. Always taking my Beef Jerky Trees!!!
     

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