My Scrapmetal came with an Autobot key?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Deception, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. Deception

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    I bought Scrapmetal from Wal-Mart today but he came with a freaking Autobot Planet Key instead of a Decepticon key.

    Is this a common problem? It has the same paint as the proper key (metalllic blue outside and purple insignia) but it's an Autobot logo!!!

    Should I return it to Wal-Mart? Another reason I hate planetkeys! He should just have a button to press. Now I have to deal with is being the wrong faction's key?

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  2. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    holy hell, I'd keep that if I were you... I've never seen this or heard of anyone else having this before, and since its decepticon colors, its not just a part swap... that's a varient!!

    Andy
     
  3. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    Don't return it, it's worth a bijillion dollars!

    Eh, probably not. Is this a joke or something?

    It's a very odd first post. Welcome to the "Very odd first post" club.

    Edit: Looking at your join date, I'm thinking it's maybe not your first post? If it is, why haven't you said anything for so long?
     
  4. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    don't forget the big postcount purge of a few weeks ago...

    and I doubt it'll be valuable, but its still cool as hell to show off :p 

    Andy
     
  5. Omik

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    a week or two ago there was a thread about an energon storm jet with a purple autobot logo.

    Apparently these little color mistakes are pretty damn rare, but not pretty damn valuable. At best, it's a conversation piece and "look what I got!" kind of thing.

    However, if you don't want it I'll trade you my decepticon cyber key from the starscream vector prime two pack. :ev: 

    Sorry, I couldn't help it.
     
  6. Boo

    Boo Addicted to candy canes.

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    Wow. That's pretty neat.
     
  7. Deception

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    Yes, I joined a long time ago, but I assume many of the post numbers were purged as I haven't posted here in a long time. I'm disappointed I opened the package before I noticed as I would have been happier with displaying a sealed varient rather than a useless toy with the wrong insignia.

    My mind can't seem to reconcile the two things unless I assume he's a double spy like punch-counterpunch or something. :( 
     
  8. Darkravager

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    It's a completely useless toy to you because it has the wrong cyber key? Wow. Ok. Uhhh...use a different key?
     
  9. Deception

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    What? An spend another ten bucks for another Cyber key? I don't own any other Decepticons! I have to display my toys as complete as possible, so usually with Cyber keys inserted.

    To add insult to injury, the key doesn't even work.

    There is too much excess plastic on the plastic tab that holds the blade in so inserting the key doesn't even pop it out, I have to force it out or shave the plastic at some point. :( 
     
  10. Matrix Soul

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    Send it to me!!! I'll take that key :D 
     
  11. Darkravager

    Darkravager Zombie Hunter

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    What are you gonna do with Snarl or the few other figures that don't allow the chips to stay inserted?
     
  12. Matrix Soul

    Matrix Soul Skull 4 reporting in!

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    Well, Snarl has a chip holder...
     
  13. Greyryder

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    Snarl's got a key holster on his hip.

    I keep keys, a lot of missiles, and other various bits in a small drawer.
     
  14. Gears

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    Alot of my keys are like that. You gotta pull hard and jiggle the lil' bastards to pop them out. Cool find by the way.:thumb 
     
  15. payres

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    Didn't Hasbro go through a phase a while back of painting the symbols on their test shots the wrong colour ? Purple Bot symbols and Red Con symbols ?
     
  16. Zero Prime

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    A toy is not useless because of a varient key. Do you play with these often? If not it would look cool as hell being displayed with a purple Aoutobot logo. Its the I have something you don't have thing.
     
  17. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Eat it.
     

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