Universe Drought.

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Kaymac, Jun 27, 2009.

  1. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    Universe toys are usually really cool, but the thing is, ROTF has been getting in the way of their release. My TRU and Wal-Mart haven't gotten any new Universe toys in months! Is everyone else experiencing this drought or will there be some new toys for the series out soon. I want Universe Dinobot and Cyclonus, but the stores are refusing to stock Universe!
     
  2. Kando

    Kando Well-Known Member

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    They're on hiatus.
     
  3. Opticron Primal

    Opticron Primal Comin' up OOOs!

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    The reason you can't find them is because you waited way too long to get them. Cyclonus was released in January and Dinobot was on the pegs for weeks before the ROTF stuff showed up.

    So it's not the ROTF line's fault. It's yours.
     
  4. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    I get what you're saying, but it's not just them, it's everyone. The only thing they restock in the way of Universe now is Wave 1!
    I saw them a while ago, and my stores usually restock them a whole bunch of times. I still see Animated Wave 1 toys sometimes. They never put up anything new it seems.
     
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    Because they are on hiatus, they aren't being restocked right now.
     
  6. Spoon

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    I have a surplus of Universe Voyagers in my area.

    Especially Blades and Dropshot.
     
  7. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    Okay, I see. By hiatus I thought they meant that no NEW toys will come out. The old toys that were already released should at least be getting restocked, shouldn't they? I don't know much about this stuff. :confused: 

    Me too! All I want are some deluxes! :mad 
     
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    Nemesis_Dirge Banned

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    hasbrotoyshop.com has both in stock...use your computer and just order the damned things...not too hard...or ebay....
     
  9. Spoon

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    Oh, and a few Cycloni and Cheetors.
     
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    In order to restock they need to be making them. And With ROTF in full swing right now, and bits and peices of animated trying to trickle out during this time, I doubt you will see any older universe being restocked.
     
  11. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    This may sound silly, but my Mom NEVER lets me order things online. It's been like that forever. She only orders over the phone! :banghead: 
     
  12. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    No. Target and Wal-Mart are no longer stocking Universe. Toys R Us might still have some, but it's just old stuff that hasn't been bought yet. Aside from exclusives like the Wal-Mart ultras coming out this fall, Universe is gone until fall 10.
     
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    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    Ebay:
    Yeah dude. You're SOL. Try K-Mart. They're usually a month or so behind. Best bets are ebay, the Junkion Exchange, BBTS and HTS.
     
  14. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    I live in Canada so we're already a little behind. I try to check all the stores. Zeddy's is a good bet, they always get Universe exclusives, just not the normal retails. As soon as ROTF is done it's run and they pull some repaints from their asses to continue the line like last time, Universe will probably come back strong. Most of my Universe buys are on impulse, so if I see anything cool, I'll be sure to pick them up.

    I'll leave the discussion to you guys since most of my probs are cleared up.
     
  15. Dinobot Nuva

    Dinobot Nuva Johnny 3 Tears Veteran

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    You can order with hasbrotoyshop over the phone.

    EDIT: Ohp, but you live in Canada, my bad didn't see that.
     

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