Ko Toys site down/gone?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by BigBadBoombox, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. BigBadBoombox

    BigBadBoombox Boombox Cakes superior!

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    Hey all,

    I figured I'd let others know ( even if this is just a temp setback) I ordered from them about 3 days ago, and was waiting on seeing their crystal clear prime/seekers go up. Went to check today and the site is suspended......Anyone who knows GenZhao have an explanation for this? I just dropped 55$ there and need the assurance I'm getting my stuff.
     
  2. Human Beastbox

    Human Beastbox The Murdinator

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    It could just be a server problem.

    Give it a day or so.
     
  3. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    Ha! I was just coming to mention that to people...

    Even if he was shut down by Hasbro (which is unlikely), you can still get all your KO goodness from ioffer.com ....



    Chris
     
  4. BigBadBoombox

    BigBadBoombox Boombox Cakes superior!

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    Good to know, but I'd really like to know what's going on. Anyone know Mike's contact email for KO?
     
  5. Kevin XI

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    I beleive it's contact@kotoys.com. Don't expect an answer anytime soon, though.
    I just remembered something he posted there recently, asking people to send thier emails to kbay@msn.cn, who actually runs the business.
     
  6. TechNoMad

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    Dude?!?!?

    Okay, here is my story. I have been on the kotoys website for months looking around, looking and wishing in one hand... Last night I joined the Forum for the site, got my user and pass and was ready to go right? This morning, my computer was borderline crashed, took me like 45 minutes to get it back up and going. The same thing tonight when I got home from work too. My repair diagnostic indicated a bad patch as well as the need to seriously give my computer a tune up, for some reason I got slammed with a bunch of updates that could not get past my firewalls. I know this has got to be just a really weird coincidence, right? I am still working on my computer as I type.

    Oh yeah just checked kotoys too, as of this post it is still down. Hope Mike and the gang get it back up and going before Ko Fort Max is out.
     
  7. Tigertrack

    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    I just saw it to. It is definitely down. He could be updating his web site too. I hope it's back up soon.
     
  8. Dragonclaw

    Dragonclaw Comic Ink - Dublin, CA

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    Should have used name brand servers? :p 
     
  9. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    Tough break Shane... Looks like you kinda got shafted out of $55.
     
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    haa, I don't think Mike would shaft anyone for 55 :p . You should contact him via msn
     
  11. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    You're probably right, but I just like to with BBB's head though. :ev:  :lol 
     
  12. Mach

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    He just forgot to renew the annual site subscription, the site will be up within 2 days... Dont take any opportunity just to condemn people....
     
  13. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    that's good to know.

    that kind of thing happens a lot. a few days ago, i read where a man bought the police department's web site out from under them (in TN) after their IT guy was on sick leave and didn't renew their domain name.

    the man that bought it was angry for tickets he got from those traffic light cameras.

    KOToys is a great place and he's a swell dude. nothing to worry about.
     
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    I wouldn't worry, I know Mike, he's good people. I did send him a msg to let him know the site was down and see what's going on, I'll let you guys know what's up as soon as he gets back to me.

    EDIT: looks like Mach beat me to it
     
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    Yep I got an email back this morning, just forgot to renew the domain. Alls well folks!
     
  17. amd098

    amd098 En taro Artanis!

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    heh my college lost thier domain as well to a sniper, montgomerycollege.com is junk now
     

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