Paper wraped wire ties?

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  1. PrimulArchangel

    PrimulArchangel Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys :) 

    This isnt really toy news or anything . Just a strange thing i noticed today when i bought the BB and Soundwave 2 pack.. They are not held into the box with the normal plastic coated wire ties. Mine are paper wraped wire ties. I have never seen these on any toys ever. Is this a something new to cut back on costs ?
    I just found it strange and thought i would see if anyone else noticed this lol. I took a few pics to show it and even a pic with a plastic coated wire to show that it looks very different. This almost looks like the figures are held in the box with ropes lol .
     

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  2. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Yeah, they started doing that with that set. I kind of find it more annoying.
     
  3. underwear-ninja

    underwear-ninja Eats Gobots for breakfast

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    Hopefully the paper-wrapped wires are easier to cut than the plastic-wrapped ones.
     
  4. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    They are easier to cut but if you can't find anything to cut with, they are annoying because the knots are too tight.

    With twist ties, you just twist.
     
  5. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    It's a good thing, all those useless plastic that goes into the trash. In the 80s people complained when McDonald's got rid of those styrofoam packaging for the burgers, but it's better for our environment and easier to recycle when using paper.
     
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    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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  7. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    God I miss those styrofoam packages...
     
  8. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    I like them because now they are less likely to warp any soft plastic.
     
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    Digilaut I'm Mary Poppins, y'all!

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    Score for the environment!
     
  10. MidnightBliss

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    Hopefully they start using them more. So far, I've only seen them on the BB Vs SW 2 pack.
     

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