Just bought @TRU, return or keep?

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  1. kmoua7

    kmoua7 TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm not really a Animated TF collector, but I saw this Purple and Black Leader class Megatron(I just found out on internet that this is "Shadow Blades Megatron") and he looked real cool so I snatched him up. He was in a regular Leader Class megatron box though. At first I thought there was some sort of mis-packaging involved, because the figure in the box and the box art was totally different. Anyway, I got home and searched and find out that this is Shadow Blades Megatron. Someone probably bought the regular one and switched it out with this one. I got it with TRU's current sale for $19.99, so should I keep it or return it, knowing that someone pulled a switch-a-roo here? I can tell after further inspecting it and seeing a lot of double tape. I still really like this color scheme, just hope nothing is broken.

    Update: OK, maybe it's not a return and just a packaging mistake after all. I opened it up and everything looks like it came from the factory, although the box has clearly been opened before. It comes with the Shadow Blades instructions and if you look at the new pix I posted those twist ties are just too perfect for someone to repackage themselves. Even the Sword and missle are still taped up. Either that or someone did a hellava job repackaging and returning this thing. And yeah I'm keeping him now! :) 
     

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  2. ghostwave

    ghostwave Lets make BISCUITS!!

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    i'd keep it,i only saw it once. keep it if its complete,and keep it if its not complete. and if you like it,then keep it!

    keep it.
     
  3. Icetron

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    Wow I actually want that repaint, wish someone would swap the Megs' at TRU here. I'm gonna get the regular one tomorrow anyways though.
     
  4. Waverider

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    Keep him....
     
  5. Optimus Sledge

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    For $20, I'd say keep him. He's not a bad figure, just simple for his size.
     
  6. Jetstorm

    Jetstorm Wielder of the Keyblade

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    If you don't already have Animated Megatron and/or can't find the regular version I'd say keep this one.

    I'm the kind of collector that only buys the toys of characters as they're represented in the show, so Shadow Blade Megatron was a no-purchase for me, but it's a fantastic mold, so I'd say keep it.
     
  7. davidarruda

    davidarruda That one guy

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    i'd keep, he looks badass
     
  8. TheFallen

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    If you like the colors and its complete and not damaged I would say keep it, Im also a sucker for purple and black. (Animated Skywarp keeps tempting me every time I see him)
     
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    It's an awful repaint with absolutely zero relevance to the show and is a used second hand swap-out. I say return it. Unless of course you like it and don't care that someone else manhandled it first :) 
     
  10. OptimusSpanks

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    I'm not a huge fan of the new animated either but if I find that with the sale price still going I'll have to grab it.
     
  11. MushroomPrime

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    Return it and get something else worth $20
     
  12. Renidragon

    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    If it's complete and undamaged, go ahead and keep it. You just got a leader class toy for $20... and you like it.

    If something's wrong, go ahead and return it and tell em that someone swapped it out and is the wrong toy for the packaging.
     
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    keep it ! BAM ZOWIE
     
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    Keep it! Fantastic figure.
     
  15. Scantron

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    Pop it open and see if anything's wrong with it. If there is, return it. If not, keep it.
     
  16. optimusfan

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    I say keep him if he has his other blade and is undamaged otherwise. I really like the original leader class Megs. Plus, any figure that says "Crush the Autobots!" is an automatic keep. ;) 
     
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  18. 50UNDW4V3

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    CON-GRATS on getting him on that great sale!!!
    i looked high and low for him and ultra magnus,
    guess they must be the most popular/ rarest,
    a shame since they're my favorite newer larger-class figures,
    except universe unicron, but who doesn't love him? :p 
     
  19. Seeker24

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    well if its a packaging mistake then keep it. not a bad repaint i guess...
     
  20. Icetron

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    I don't think Magnus came out at TRU in Canada. I've only seen him at Zellers and Wal-Mart.
     

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