Well, that sucked.

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by SoundMaster, Apr 23, 2008.

  1. SoundMaster

    SoundMaster Likes RID Bulkhead.

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    This happened in the morning. When I went to wal-mart, I found a premium Ironhide. I noticed that the corner was ripped open, sealed with scotchtape, and his missles were missing, so I didn't purchase him. A minute later, I found my most wanted decepticon, premium Blackout. The corner was ripped open in the same place as Ironhide's box and scorpinok was missing. :cry 
    Those animals will PAY!!!:crazy: 
    At least it's good too know that the premium figures are appearing.
     
  2. masterjetfire

    masterjetfire Well-Known Member

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    that sucks, I feel ur pain
     
  3. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    Are you sure it was Premium Ironhide still in the box, and not an original switched in its place? I thought for about 2 seconds about doing that with Premium Megatron, but even I have standards.
     
  4. Noisemaze2006

    Noisemaze2006 Banned

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    Why would anybody go through all the trouble to take that crappy Scorponok? That's just retarded!
     
  5. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    There's only one reason for that: because they are pure evil.
     
  6. SoundMaster

    SoundMaster Likes RID Bulkhead.

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    It does have more movie acurate colors, but I get your point.
     
  7. SilverDragon

    SilverDragon YEAH TOAST!

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    I seriously don't understand this. Swapping the entire toy, yes, but taking only certain parts? What the crap?

    US stores need better policies on returning product.
     
  8. bhaalistik

    bhaalistik Shockwave's Love-child

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    "Swapping the entire toy, yes" ???....I can't understand why people would do either. They are both stealing and last I checked that was ummm against the law? :rolleyes2 

    As someone mentioned, stores need to be more educated on their product so they can spot when a return is CLEARLY not what is supposed to be in the box, and their security needs to be more than some half-wit in the back with his finger up his nose "watching" a monitor.
     
  9. Team Jetfire

    Team Jetfire Pop-POP!

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    Am I missing something...Are the missiles different?
     
  10. unicronhq

    unicronhq Banned

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    mold wise....no....color wise....yes
     
  11. Velcrohead

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    I'm mystified by re-package type stealing. Take two trips to the store (and damn gas is high now), plus the time that it takes to deal with customer service, line waiting time, the time spent opening and resealing the package, and the actual drive time for both trips, and you've WAYYYY over-exerted yourself for one toy. Hell, with that kind of time and effort you could've worked for it.
     
  12. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    It's also conceivable that this was some idiot's idea of in-store theft.

    Also - sometimes Wal-Mart employees don't care about returns. We returned a suitcase set recently because my g/f noticed that one of the pieces of the set was missing. We returned it to get a complete set. We watched a Wal-Mart employee putting the defective set back on the shelves. (We weren't staking out or anything - coincidence.)
     
  13. Prowl_Delta_31

    Prowl_Delta_31 Eating your donuts

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    Wal Mart does not care. I have seen Target exclusives on Wal Mart shelves.
     
  14. Pauly T

    Pauly T Well-Known Member

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    Why would they?

    Wal-mart makes billions and billions of dollars.

    There's no way the nefarious exploits of "sneaky geeks", no matter how widespread, makes even the slightest hint of a fraction of a dent.
     
  15. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    thats cool i guess, as long as theyre environmentally conscious.
     
  16. Grimwing

    Grimwing Scientist Supreme

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    Note that this is'nt happening as much with the movie deluxes. Thanks to the guard safe protection tape. In store stealing would be less common if they put that heavy tape on voyagers to.

    The more annoying the packageing the more difficult it will be to slide exchange a cheaper toy without things seeming mangled.

    No one wants to be ripped off. My armada megatron got his leader 1 stolen from the box. So I know what it feels like.
     
  17. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    Dude that sucks. I hope you find another. I picked up my Premium Megs and Ironhide this week, and I have to say they are absolutely stunning. It sucks that there are stupid assholes who do things like this.
     
  18. jazz4ever

    jazz4ever I'm turned on by numbers

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    yes pure evil indeed maybe because this person lost his/her mini skorponok
     

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