KOToys closing down

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Peagis, Dec 2, 2011.

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  1. Peagis

    Peagis Superion

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  3. Hyperoptic

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    Sorry guys, but I can't help having a huge grin.
     
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    Very interesting.
     
  5. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    Took the words right out of my mouth. I couldn't post fast enough.
     
  6. Wheelie

    Wheelie Riding on Grimlock!

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    Such a shame! /sarcasm
     
  7. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    Somehow, i'm not entirely convinced this is actually for the reason cited in that link...
     
  8. MisterFanwank

    MisterFanwank Toy Industry Analyst

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    Eh? What happened?

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    Although, I wouldn't be surprised if Genzhao started back up again under a new name.
     
  9. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    Ditto.
     
  10. Valkysas

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    Cool.

    From the forum post:

    Odd words from a guy dealing in counterfiet - and in the past stolen, merchandise.
     
  11. ex dtw2003

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    I honestly didn't think it could be done. Wow.

    I do love the whole "nobody lives up to Optimus Prime these days" bit. Richer than coffee cream coming from a KO firm.
     
  12. Dr. Grimlockisking

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    I'd bet money that's exactly what happens. Quick cash grab to fund a new site?
     
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    I wouldn't be surprised if this did happen.
     
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    Possibly a way for Genzhao to disassociate himself from some of the bad press he's had over the years?
     
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    Good riddance.
     
  16. twiztidRodimus

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    DAMN IT. I was planning on getting a KO Shattered Glass Prime and Rodimus, classics skywarp and Sunstorm....DAMN IT.
     
  17. Dr. Grimlockisking

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  18. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    :lol  That kind of rep sticks to you like mac&cheese.
     
  19. ex dtw2003

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    I will just say this in goodwill.

    I hope everyone that ordered from them gets the product that they paid for.
     
  20. Cobra

    Cobra Have been lost for awhile

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    Why are several people smiling about KOToys closing? I'm asking because I don't know much about them, and I was thinking about getting the combiner cassette.
     
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