Toy swap fails

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  1. thebruteslayer

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    Have you ever seen a TF in the wrong box? For example: TF07 Leader Prime
    in ROTF Leader prime's box.
    Or what about other toys?
    Like D.C. Universe figure in a Marvel Legends box.
    Did anybody see any of this in stores?
    What is the worst case of a toy swap you have ever seen?

    For me, it was a Dora the Explorer plush toy...INSIDE LEADER PRIMES BOX.
    Seriously?! How can employees be that retarded to make THAT mistake?!

    UPDATE: Make a caption for your (It doesn't actually have to be yours) pics, via demotivational poster!

    More about toy swapping: Toy swapping - Transformers Wiki
     
  2. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    I have never seen one face to face.
     
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    That's easily my favorite, and there's a whole lot more of those in [this] thread. If I can fight off the apathy (I found it enough just finding the thread), then I'll post a few in here later on. I've never seen a toy per say that's been swapped, but I used to see this stuff all the time done with products that I worked with (car things mostly), one of which being a dirty diaper being swapped for a seat cushion or something in that isle.
     
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  5. thebruteslayer

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    I made this thread just for toy swaps.
     
  6. Brainchild

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    The worst I've seen is a whole peg of BBBB's missing their heads.
     
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    I know, and I think it was a great idea. I just figured that I'd reference the pool of sorts where more of these pics live in with the hopes of others doing the work for me.
     
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    I've seen a '07 Leader Prime in a ROTF Leader Prime box as well. It was around the time the ROTF line was released. I was very confused. But then I realized it was at Walmart and remembered that that place is ran by assdummies. ..I mean dumbasses.
     
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    Facemeat Give me your Face(meat)!

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    One of my Walmarts has had about a dozen repacks of Vintage Collection Star Wars figures sitting there for months...they were all replaced with their respective POTF version and no accessories. Also saw a Shadow Command Megatron in a Leader Starscream box at Target. It seems as though that Walmart with the SW figures puts all of their returns back on the shelf; I've seen countless malformed Transformers in taped up packaging with no inner packaging material there.
     
  10. thebruteslayer

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    "New from Hasbro! Hey kids! Remember that part in the movie where
    Bumblebee lost his head?"

    "No--"

    "Of course you do! Now you can recreate the entire scene!"

    "But--"

    "Also available: New army of Mudflaps where he cloned him self 1000X!"

    "That was neve--"

    "Hurry while supplies last!"
     
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    The one with the tomatoes - how is that even possible?
     
  12. thebruteslayer

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    I don't know...the FAIL! It's too much!
     
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    Facemeat Give me your Face(meat)!

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    I'm convinced someone just stuffed those in the packaging and took a picture as a joke...no one could be dumb enough to accept that as a return.
     
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    Is the tomato one authentic? I see it all the time but I have a feeling that it was someone messing around.
     
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    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    i present the super rare dark of the moon human alliance bumblebee variant
     

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    Well...at least it's the same toy...?
     
  17. Brainchild

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    They DID say that they would write Bumblebee's crash into TF3.
     
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    at my target some one stole one of the crapy new dotm activators. there was just a empty box on the peg.
     
  19. MrSoundmeister

    MrSoundmeister Bang,Bang Boom!

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    What did the swaper do? just plain steal the thing?
     
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    I wouldn't rule that out.

    I've never seen a swapped toy in person.
     

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