New cool stuff coming soon at BBTS

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by megatroptimus, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    According to their last update, they will be getting 6Ti WW Magnus, 6Ti WW Sunstorm and Protoform Prime & Starscream very soon (about 1 week).
     
  2. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    yeah and they have their scalpers out raping wal*marts of ravage and rumble.
     
  3. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Yeah, that's the sad part of it.
     
  4. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    How are they getting in the Protoform toys already-- don't they have a set release date on May 2nd?
     
  5. MegaMoonMan

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    Is that REALLY a major part of what they do?

    If so, shame on them. I won't support scalper shit like that.
     
  6. thoughtcrime

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    Yes. they do so for all exclusives it seems. Did it for Magnus/SW and Devastator too.
     
  7. Incepticon

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    I'll be getting WW Sunstorm, but as much as it pains me to skip *anything* related to War Within, I've decided to skip Ultra Magnus. WW design or not, I just can't have another white repaint of Prime in my collection being passed off as character that in no way resembles the actual character it's supposed to. Enough is enough.
     
  8. Jarodimus

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    They have a street or sell date of May 2, but stores are going to need to have them in stock before then. I've deleted the e-mail already, but the paragraph about the Protoform figures mentioned they would be listing pre-orders around the time they get their stock in. So, I assume they'll take pre-orders and ship the toys to buyers on May 2nd.

    I don't know if it's a "major" part of their operations, but they definitely do so with store exclusives, as thoughtcrime said. I agree -- shame on them. It's a substantial part of the reasons I haven't ordered from them in a good long while. I was actually surprised the markup on Rumble and Ravage was "only" 70%, after the 100% on Classics Devastator and 150% on UM/Skywarp.
     
  9. MegaMoonMan

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    I can understand a $3- $5 markup on something, just to make it available and profitable, but a 150% markup is absolutely outrageous, especially when UM/Skywarp is on clearance now.
     
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    So War Within U.M and Sunstorm will be available soon I wonder what titaniums will be in the next wave?
     
  11. Cax6ton

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    ..argh...web access cratered...sorry about the blank post.

    Anyway, I'm not too hot on the scalping, but at least they're trying to offer access to store exclusives that people may not be able to get otherwise. Yeah, A walmart exclusive should not be too hard for people to find, but they have carried other exclusives. Whether they're competitive or not is another story, but I can't fault them for trying.
     
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    I'll give BBTS a pass on some of their scalper ways because at least they run a legit business. They pay taxes, they have return/refund policies, real customer service, etc. Your typical ebay scalper is not running a legit business in any sense.
     
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    The TF Listing from the Update

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    SPRING CLEARANCE SALE:
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    We have tons of great new deals listed on the site for you with our Spring
    Cleaning Clearance Sale. 25 Menus have discounts of 35% to 80% with 20 or
    more of them at 50% or more! We've also listed 60 individual overstocked
    items at greatly reduced prices. Check out a variety of Transformers,
    Marvel Legends, Halo, X-Men, Attacktix, Imports, GI Joe and more on the
    new sales menu. This sale does not have a specific end date yet, but
    items will be pulled as we reach more desireable inventory levels. Great
    deals are spread throughout the entire list so be sure to check them all
    out here:
    http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=1091

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    NEW ARRIVALS
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    JAPANESE BEAST WARS 10TH ANNIVERSARY: Eight great new versions of classic
    figures have just arrived. Each is packaged in a fancy multi-faceted
    window box that displays both the new paint versions of the figures but
    also the included DVD. A DVD case for each figure is also secured to one
    side of the box for future storage of the DVD. Takara did a nice job with
    these figures - sets and singles are available here:
    http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=84&category=3377


    E-HOBBY KISS PRE POSITION CASSETTE EXCLUSIVE: Another limited edition
    exclusive from E-Hobby has just arrived. This set features three all new
    characters - Rosanna, Glit, and Sundor - details about them are listed on
    the site. This set is priced at $54.99 and is in stock now.
    http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK10669&mode=retail

    E-HOBBY THS-02B BLACK CONVOY: Another shipment of this popular exclusive
    has just arrived. E-Hobby is running low on these and we now have a good
    chunk of their remaining supply - in stock now for $84.99
    http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK10661&mode=retail

    TITANIUM TRANSFORMERS: Scourge and Jetfire join Soundwave and Rodimus
    Prime as recently restocked 6" Titanium figures. Check out the full
    selection here:
    http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=700&company=0&category=1979

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    ARRIVING SOON:
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    ALTERNATORS RAVAGE & RUMBLE: These are starting to show up at retail
    across the country and our buyers are working on getting a supply to us
    soon. Preorders have been opened at $33.99 each for Ravage and Rumble,
    but the quantities are limited of course, so be sure to reserve them soon!
    http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=11


    NEW TITANIUM TRANSFORMERS: Hasbro will deliver the War Within Ultra
    Magnus, Sunstorm, and Starscream 6" Titanium figures to us in about a
    week! Preorders for all three are available for $17.99
    http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=700

    TRANSFORMER MOVIE - SNEAK PREVIEW FIGURES: The Optimus Prime and
    Starscream Protoform figures will be arriving to BBTS in about a week!
    Preorders will be listed next week as well so check back then.
     
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    Prowl (version unknown) and Soundblaster w/ Ravage, likely.
     
  15. Robogeek28

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    Can't wait for TWW Sunstorm!!:thumb 
     
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    That clearance sale is AWESOME! I've been wanting some extra Classics Primes and Bumblebees for repaints down the road, and now I can grab them for 10.99 and 5.99 a piece, and that seems ridiculously reasonable to me. Especially for Classics Prime. Seeing as how I already had a Pile-o-loot, sitting out there, even with shipping it didn't amount to that much for them.
     
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    Yeah, somehow my preorder for Alt Rumble and Ravage went from 24.99 and 26.99 to 33.99, so with shipping I'm paying over $70 for $40 worth of toys at retail.
     
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    They're headquartered just across the river in Somerset WI, so it's very likely their scaplers hurt us a lot here in Minneapolis. I notice they have the TRU "exclusive" Soundwave reissue when I can't find the damn thing at any of the five metro TRU stores. Yes, I've been checking them all.
     
  19. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    Broken down and order Mp-04 since it was clearance. I am so broke now.
     
  20. BeastWars 4ever

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    The only thing I want is a set of Nikeformers!
     

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