transformers classics possible early release

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  1. tiredesk

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    Early or not, the first wave of Transformers: Classics seems to be on its way. It appears they're shipping as the UK-based exulted_unicron has told us has just received them: Optimus Prime, Megatron, Bumblebee, Rodimus and Astrotrain. He ordered them from online retailer Play.com.

    Pictures are pending, but the main thing is that Hasbro are possibly shipping them sooner than expected, and the wave will be in stock at other retailers soon.
    sorce:siebertron.com
     
  2. Mr Grimm

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    Not that I don't believe him or anything, but how did he order Astrotrain, Megatron and Optimus Prime when they don't appear to be listed on Play.coms site?
     
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    No Astrotrain on Play. Never has been. Starscream on the other hand.... Come to think of it no Op or Megs either.
     
  5. butz

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    Sounds fishy. Hope they do show up soon though.
     
  6. Matrix Soul

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    They have listed Starscream, Rodimus Prime and Bumblebee which is due to release on 10/30/06, it's 12.99 pound delivered, which is about $24+, perhaps he had an earlier preorder which is now sold out? the listing changes from day to day, I wouldn't rule it out completely.
     
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    Play list stuff as sold out when it's sold out, and awaiting more stock when it isn't. I don't think they sell out pre orders, they just sell them ..... No one even reported seeing those 3 toys.
     
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    Seeing as how Astrotrain, Megs and Prime apparently cant be ordered, how'd the guy get 'em?

    More Importantly, could this indicate that were getting them at a £10 Price point.
    (With play.com adding 2.99 for delivery?)
     
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    When StarscreamsGhost was accepting pre-orders for Classics, he only had Starscream, Bumblebee and Hot Rodimus avaliable as well.
     
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    Play don't charge for delivery. I believe the reason for that and their lower prices is that Jersey doesn;t pay VAT...
     
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    Exactly, Seibertron need to do more research before posting this sort of news.

    Nope, if they had sold out, they would still be listed, but instead of a release date being shown, it would say "Temporarily out of stock. This item will be dispatched as soon as it arrives." or "Sold out". That's how Play.com works.
     
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    Well, I'm used to Hasbrotoyshop adding and removing items on the whim :p 
     
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    ^ heh.
     

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