TF classic in stock...waiting release?

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by KA, Sep 7, 2006.

  1. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    so i was chatting with the local store owner abt releases right, and talking abt the next killer month, and he mentioned that the classics were in fact already in stock, but the local hasbro has to hold it of til the official release date (especially since they still have to let cybertrons tailend hit saturation).

    usually this guy runs of his mouth to hype shit, but i cross-checked it with my SW insider (who knows a guy with the local hasbro) and he confirmed it! cool.

    so we can probably look fwd to early/on time release of this buggers in october.

    which somewhat coincides with MP03's release (end september).

    crap.
     
  2. Kickback

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    There's a hint of truth to this, but sadly it's false.

    No online retailers have received their orders yet. They will receive and sell them first. Target has a set placement date for Classics because it's going in an endcap. WalMart has a palette planned, much akin to the release of Energon.

    Classics are scheduled to arrive in late Sept/early October, with an official release by the big retailers by November.

    Now, that could change but that's what I was lead to understand by some store managers.
     
  3. Grimlock_13

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    Please be true!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Edit...replied before Kickback's post went through. Damn. Oh well soon enough!
     
  4. butz

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    This month needs to hurry up and end.
     
  5. Feralstorm

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    I'd settle for Classics showing up well before the month ends. :) 
     
  6. Shin-Gouki

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    Bring them on, as from the looks of things Classics are the last Transformers I'm buying for a while
     
  7. Beastbot X

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    I wouldn't. I want to actually be able to FIND the last wave of Cybertron.
     
  8. KA

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    just to clarify, as i can see how my post might have been unclear.

    my local retailer has NOT received stock. the local distributer for hasbro HAS.

    meaning, theyre not distributed yet, but have shipped from factories.
     
  9. Darkprime

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    THe online retailers do not always get the new figures before the brick and mortar stores. There have been many times I've had new items on preorder at BBTS and have canceled them when i found them at walmart before their shipments arrived.
     
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    Soon, very soon. Yesssssss.
     
  11. Galaxy Convoy

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    *Notices BBTS still hasn't gotten Cyb. Menasor and Wing Saber in*

    Online stores get and sell them first? Heh, I'll believe it when I see it.
     
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    Remember that with BBTS's current system that somthing is currently listed as a pre-order doesn't mean they never had any shipments of it: certainly some people have recieved Cybertron Quickmix from BBTS while hes still listed as a pre-order, its just the current preorder is for a later shipment, while the first sold out before ever being listed as "in stock" on the website.

    for the most part online stores do get stuff in before it can be found in most places.
     
  13. Blunticon

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    I want to get the classics now..NOW!!
     
  14. supervir2

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    As long as classics holds off just long enough for me to find a Quickmix....that is the only timeframe I ask for :) 
     
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    Well, unless they're doing a worldwide release of Classics at once, I can't imagine that KA's news is too great for us. It'll still be a few weeks from them being released where he's at before they get over here. So, yeah, I suppose it's good news, but the wait is still probably just as long as they've been saying all along.
     
  16. Kickback

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    That's a pre-order for a second shipment, dude. :p  Joel already got his first shipment in and sold through.
     
  17. Darkprime

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    From experience, it seems to be 50/50 as to whether or not brick and mortar stores or online retailers get new items first.
     
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    I heard that. But I like those cassette Alts too. And the six inch Titaniums, if what Don said about stronger joints pans out.

    Other than that, what are YOU doing for fun next year? :lolol 
     
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    Also, this sounds like excellent news
     
  20. Dark Magnus

    Dark Magnus Your opinion is wrong!

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    Time to start checking the adjacency calendars at work to see about a possible date for the endcap Kickback mentioned. Can some repost the classics DPCIs as I'm too lazy to ever save them (which I will do as soon as someone reposts them :)  ).
     

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