MP10 to arrive in UK Toys R Us Stores in Febuary?

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  1. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    I emailed Toys R Us last week regarding the release of Masterpiece Optimus Prime (as Hasbro had stated it was in TRU's hands, and I just got this response).

    While the representative 'confirms' that they are expecting delivery in Feburary, take this with a pinch of salt as we've heard similar stories before! Plus, "we are expecting delivery" isn't the same as "it will be on shelves"!

    Dear Mr Brown

    Thank you for your email. I have spoken to the buyer and she has confirmed that we are expecting a delivery from Hasbro early February of the Prime MP10

    I hope this helps

    Kind regards

    Tina Young
     

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  2. Triggerhappy

    Triggerhappy GHETTO SNORKLES OF SOT

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    whats the retail price?
     
  3. Hot Shot.

    Hot Shot. Giving up on the fiction.

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    I wonder if he'll end up being easier to find in the UK. I've never actually seen one on the aisle, and I only got mine because I made friends with a TRU employee who held one back for me.
     
  4. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    No-one knows but I wouldn't be surprised to see £99.99.

    I'd imagine so, I remember seeing rows of Grimlock and Rodimus.....I expect the same here.
     
  5. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    I should have asked that really, shouldn't I! I'll fire back another email. Please wait a week for a response!
     
  6. Triggerhappy

    Triggerhappy GHETTO SNORKLES OF SOT

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    hehe, I'll set my watch for 1 week today! Maybe he'll be in stock before they reply??
     
  7. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Fingers crossed!
     
  8. Composite Ghost

    Composite Ghost Motorized Transformer

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    Why do people call Hasbro's Masterpiece Optimus "MP-10"? MP-10 is a Takara product. And even if this was part of that MP numbering system, it would be something like MP-10A.
     
  9. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Do you think a pleb in a shop would know the difference or even care? I think ppl use it to describe what they are talking about.
     
  10. Sweeny

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    Excellent news, lets hope this time it actually arrives. Nicely played!
     
  11. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    Plus, there's already been a Masterpiece Optimus Prime, and I wouldn't want to risk a "sorry sir, that item is long out of stock" response, however unlikely that may be. Just something to distinguish it. Anyways, she knew what I was tawkin' 'bout.
     
  12. jksit1

    jksit1 The Chosen One

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    Nice one Brooticus. Thank you for the update!
     
  13. baggzey23

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    Curses now the scalpers know
     
  14. Magnus' Mate

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    I wouldn't worry. MP Skywarp was dropped to a tenner because it sat in Argos with no one buying it. The first MP Prime (20th anniversary release?) hung around TRU for ages.

    MP Grimlock shelf-warmed for a long time. Hot Rod is still there.

    The MPs that Hasbro UK actually dares to release end up hanging around for a LONG time. And if this has a £100 price tag, it will be around even longer...!
     
  15. Fort Max

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    Because hasbro haven't given it a more specific designation to set it apart from the previous releases of the original masterpiece optimus prime.
     
  16. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    Brooticus you just saved me from spending a shitload on one as i was planning to do so... now i shall hold off a bit longer lol bigups for the update

    if its cheap enough i'm buying 2 seeing as i was willing to spend around £150 or more
     
  17. McSoundwave

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    Hmmm. I'll believe it when I see it. I want to see it, but I'm certainly not going to get my hopes up.
     
  18. dkr7

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    I have the Takara version coming but IF this does happen i'll pick one up for the blue roller and a truck mode display maybe
     
  19. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    Just an update (or non-update!) regarding the price, they got back to me saying:

    Dear Stephen

    until it goes live on our system the beginning of February I am unable to see the price of the item. I will keep you updated when we have some more information on the item.

    regards

    Tina
     
  20. Chris McFeely

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    Both Hasbro UK and TRU have been telling us entirely contradictory things for like two months now, so I'm at the point where I'm going to need to see a damn photo of the thing on a TRU shelf with a price tag on it before I even stand up outta this chair.
     

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