Original pre-order price for MP12?

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  1. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    Hey gang! So I'm curious to know, what was the original price at bbts before their mark-up?? I had pre-orderd Sideswipe, Red Alert and Soundwave before their mark ups, but I'm being charged the full pre-order price. Wasn't it closer to $60 or $70??
     
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    Hey bro, MP-12 Sideswipe and Red Alert have always been $83.99, I had them on Pre-order since they went live. BUT MP Soundwave Originally started off at $159.99 and they have kept my Pre-orders at $159.99:thumbs2:  *Now he's up to $199.99 preorder EEEEEK*
     
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    Shit, just noticed that! Glad I put my pre-order in early. I went with TFscource at $169 with free shipping which saved me a couple bucks over BBTS shipped price. Now they are out of stock on their pre-orders completely. I have a feeling this will be a very expensive figure in a year.
     
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    Sideswipe and Red Alert I thought was a little cheaper when the initial pre-order went up. I know for a fact Soundwave was $139 or $149 initially. I ordered all three on the first day and the prices got adjusted. $83.99 for the cars and $159 for Soundwave.
     
  5. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    ok, thanks guys, I was just making sure I didn't get shafted on my pre-order! To bad too, I just can't bring myself to pay that price for him right now.. Wonder how long I have to keep him in my PoL for...
     
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    BBTS preorder price was originally like $90 and then they dropped it a little to $84. It was never lower than that, I preordered like the first day they went up.
     
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    I pre-ordered MP-13 back in mid-June for $169.99. Never saw it for less than that. And I have a copy of the confirmation email from BBTS.
     
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    Iv had my MP-13 PRE ordered since May. $161.00 ( collector grade )
     
  9. GAUGE

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    Sorry, but I too ordered MP:SW when the pre-order first showed up on May 30th he was listed at $159.99 before the price hike to $199.99. and I still have him on my preorder list for $159.99.

    He was never listed lower. you must be talking about another online store. :lol 
     
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    I ordered everything the day they put preorders up. According to my email confirmations BBTS started out Sideswipe and Red Alert at $94.99 and Soundwave at $159.99 on May 28. Later that same day they dropped Sideswipe and Red Alert to $89.99 and Soundwave to $149.99. The following day (May 29) they dropped Sideswipe and Red Alert again to $83.99 and Soundwave to $139.99. And then finally on June 13 they raised the price on Soundwave to $169.99 for new preorders and $159.99 for those of use who already had an order in. If they changed the price any additional times after that it never affected existing orders.
     
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    This is dead on. That is exactly my recollection as well.
     
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    Here's a screenshot of my Pre-orders Page, notice the Date Ordered:
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    ha, so they did. I had to go back and look at my past emails. :lol 
     
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    So the lowest anyone can get a Soundwave via BBTS is $159.99 (assuming they had it on PO before June 13th). And for those that had it on PO at $139.99, your price was bumped up to $159.99. Am I reading this correctly?
     
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    I believe you have got!
     
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    here's my preorder list at where SW is right now. I guess I'm one of the lucky ones. :) 

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    It's only a difference of $10. I don't feel bad then. But I think I would've been a little miffed at the idea of some motherfuckers getting MP-13 for $139.99 while others had to shell out $169.99 :lol .
     
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    I feel ya man. :lol 
     
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    I just noticed the preorder is @ 199.99 now!
     
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    Yea, it was a customer appreciation price on Soundwave at just under $140, then they shot out an email a bit later stating that they had to up it to just under $160. Not sure if it is the case with this (think they just wanted to get the preorder up early on it), but I fear that the declining exchange rate of the US dollar when compared to other currencies is going to cause havoc on their end in the future.
     

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