Why is Energon Megatron going up in price?

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  1. Basketball Jones

    Basketball Jones Decepticon

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    Last month or so, one couldn't set foot on the Internet without tripping over five of these figures under $30.

    Now, they regularly sell for over $40 MIB and even higher for MISB.

    I can comprehend why the rare and G1-esque Galvatron is expensive, but Megatron was a shelfwarmer.
     
  2. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    Because he's awesome.
     
  3. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Lucky,I bought mine from Blackstar.
     
  4. Orodruin

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    Maybe I can finally sell my loose one.
     
  5. Sol Fury

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    I guess it's just supply and demand. The Movie is fueling demand, so there's less supply and costs go up. He is a pretty awesome toy though I must agree, Galvatron is the nicer deco of the two.
     
  6. CdnShockwave

    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    You mean they're worth something? I've been trying to unload mine for years!
     
  7. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I have the voayger Energon Megatron,He's soo cool! He's like a Albatross.
     
  8. Lord Megatron

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    Huh. Good thing I got mine when Energon was on the shelves.
     
  9. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    time to ebay mine i guess... running out of space these days.
     
  10. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    I've been thinking the same thing lately.:lol 
     
  11. SPLIT LIP

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    Grammer feind strikes again!

    I love mine, a freind one mine got the mega version, I liked it so much I went and got the jumbo version!
     
  12. thoughtcrime

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    Im in the same boat with you and Robogeek! :lol 

    Anyone want mine, box included?
     
  13. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Grammar Fiend needs to hang out with Spelling Fiend and Editing Fiend on occasion, methinks. :p 
     
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  14. Johnator

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    LOL! I was just thinking the same thing when I read that post!
     
  15. Orodruin

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    :lol  Damn, now I probably won't sell mine after all.
     
  16. aprim

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    Funny, I finally opened mine yesterday after trying to sell it for around 6 months.

    I have to tell you I love this guy! He is a great Mold..I hated prime but this megatron is great..

    My only wish is that the tank transformed too. If it was a robot it would of been like a targetmaster.
     
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    I never got the Megatron, I have the Galvatron though. Very cool toy. I too wish the tank transformed.
     
  18. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    We all need to take turns is all.:lol 
     
  19. tusko

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    A price increase on a toy I own is very odd.
    Glad to hear it has value great than dust collector.

    Edit: I also wish he could hold his sword. That would be a big improvement to this toy.
     
  20. Autobus Prime

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    This observation fits with something I have unscientifically formulated with regard to Ebay Transformer prices. It seems that those from the current line are expensive, those from the last line are very, very cheap, and those from the next-to-last line begin to get expensive again. This seems to be true for the last few lines, anyhow.

    For instance, during Energon, Armada stuff was very cheap and plentiful. During Cybertron it seemed much more costly. Energon was very cheap during Cybertron, and may be going up now.
     

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