Terradive ≠ Jetblade (packaging bungle?)

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  1. billcosby

    billcosby Geewin

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    I just got back from Dufferin WalMart in Toronto, Ontario... looks like there's been a packaging foul up of some sort.

    If this had been reported or is not news, feel free to delete. I did search first.

    I was hardwired to pick up Terradive (because he is teh awesomes and a trident FTW) but halfway to the cash reg I noticed the toy wasn't Terradive at all, he was Jetblade!

    I looked back at the packages and they seemed to be in an assortment... several of the Jetblades were packaged as Terradive. (see attached, pix or it didn't happen, etc etc) Weird.

    So heads up... if some of you (like me) are sometimes not incredibly observant about TF purchases. Next time I'm looking for orange...
     

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  2. FMA1987

    FMA1987 Well-Known Member

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    haha that is awesome i hope you bought the screw up
     
  3. billcosby

    billcosby Geewin

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    ^^ Haha, no thanks, someone else can enjoy the screw up! I can't keep Transformers on the blister card for long!! (I think there were 3-4 of them?) I just want the real Terradive.

    The screw ups are likely still there! Go get 'em!

    Most TF fans would tell the difference, but if someone is picking up a toy for their kid's birthday or something there's a solid chance they could mix these two up.... I wonder if it's just this region or all over North America?
     
  4. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    Terradive is out? I didn't realize wave 3 was out at retail yet.
     
  5. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    in before some moron buys them and puts them on Ebay as a rare package variant and asked a dumb amount of money XD
     
  6. Bgrngod

    Bgrngod Autocon

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    I'd buy it and put it next to my Starscream is a cat packaging error!!

    Surely this will set for hundreds of dollars right?

    [​IMG]
     
  7. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    LOLcat variant! awesome :lol 
     
  8. Ethereal

    Ethereal A Sad Flareon

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    I'm just wondering...how did you not notice it wasn't the real Terradive? :D 
     
  9. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    I always sercretly thought that Starscream was a pussy.
     
  10. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    I've heard of plenty of screwups like this before, but not with the nameplate being that of a figure that was not released/barely out with a pegwarmer. Funny stuff.
     
  11. rcal7109

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    This same thing happened w/ Rotf Voyager Mixmaster and Megatron around this time last year. I think the dude had it AFA Graded.
     
  12. fisch

    fisch In a room...WITH A MOOSE!

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    Awesomesauce.... Catscream for the Win!!!!!
     
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    i am too, i never look at the nameplate but at the toy in the package
     
  14. Takeout

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    This is so stupid it's funny.
     
  15. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    That would be a factory error. It happens. I doubt it was "returned" as wave 3 hasn't even been released even in America.
     
  16. Biotoakid

    Biotoakid I've never been wrong

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    I want one of these variants myself.
     

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