what the hell is going on with toysrus? I was shock to see transformers prices go up!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by mac&cheese, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. mac&cheese

    mac&cheese Well-Known Member

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    I went to toyrus today and what the hell is the matter? The prices for deluxe animated transformers are almost 17.00 each, generations deluxe are almost 16.00 each? whats going on???????? I would not want to buy them for that much more.
     
  2. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

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    Toys R US being Toys R Us, really. They tend to jack up prices a lot around this time of year.
     
  3. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    people trying to make a tidy profit off of toys is something mac&cheese would know nothing about
     
  4. Foster

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    Maybe TRU just wants to make a little profit and go buy some KOs with the extra.
     
  5. g1_fanatic

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    I have seen and have heard that when gas prices rise so does products/produces/etc. That being said, $16 for a deluxe figure at TRU, I guess I'll shop somewhere else like Target or Walmart. :) 
     
  6. SkywarpsNipples

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    They're trying to make a few extra bucks and buy that Shadow Scyther from BBTS for 89.99.
     
  7. Hyperoptic

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    Toys-R-Us cutting into your scalping profits Mac?
     
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    Maybe a TRU executive saw the epic Shadow Scythe thread and got an idea.
     
  9. Tirade

    Tirade Hate Plague Autobot

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    Well, Mac has extra money to spend thanks to those Shadow Scythe sets. I'm sure TRU is hardly cutting into his TF fund. Heck, he might even work something out with the TRU employees. I wouldn't put it past him.

    EDIT: Forgive me if I don't sound sympathetic. It's because I am not.
     
  10. Wyvern

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    Damn, those are some high prices for deluxe figures.
     
  11. Waverider

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    I am so happy I was able to jump onto the $7.99 sale they had 2 weeks ago. I was able to hook up fellow forum members RTS Jazz and Tracks at that price.
     
  12. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

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    @ mac&cheese: I personally think that TRU took a leaf right out from your book.

    With that, I hope they give you credit for your future purchases. :popcorn 
     
  13. Deemar

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    Weren't they always $16? I've seen them at that price every time I've been in there.
     
  14. SureShot90

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    Well as long as you don't pay $27 for a Deluxe go happy :) 
     
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    converting 17us into new zealand adding postage nope still cheaper for us to import it off you guys then bye locally ...... man that is sad and hasbro is supposed to have deals for making shipping cheaper moving there merchandise from country to country ...... even the cheap stores aren't as cheap as yous have it even with postage to the other side of the world lol
     
  16. Houndvoice

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    ^^This won't end well...
     
  17. Moriarty

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    According to my currency converter those prices translate to £10.58 and £9.96...

    ...you lucky lucky people. :crazy: 
     
  18. wildfly

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    Now that's out of the way, we can all look forward to today's 'new' Classics wishlist thread.
     
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    If the deluxes are that high, then I hate to find out how much they will charge for the Voyagers.
     
  20. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    They're padding the price on Generations Deluxes because they've decided 'collectors' will pay a premium for them.

    What they're missing however is that a large chunk of the people they're trying to target will just pre-order them online anyway.

    Strictly speaking, there aren't any Generations Deluxes on which to pad the price.
     

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