Your biggest purchasing mistake?

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  1. Recall

    Recall Player Select

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    You spent money on a toy and now several, hours/days/months later you feel it was a mistake.

    I'm currently undecided between ROTF Fallen or ROTF Skids. How about you?
     
  2. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    this gonna be posted so I may as well get it over with now. Universe Galvatron , enough said.
     
  3. Waverider

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    ROTF preview Soundwave for me. ROTF Skids is not that far behind.
     
  4. PlanckEpoch

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    Generations Drift. And kinda G1 Hot Rod. Hot Rod was truly an impulse buy, and doesn't really fit in my collection. It's growing on me however.
     
  5. Recall

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    Drift? Really?

    I thought everyone loved poseable toys with multiple swords. Dare I ask why you regret it?
     
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    If I could turn back the clock, I'll put EVERY TFs toy pieces that belong to TFTM & ROTF back onto the shelves. (Ok, maybe I'll keep the movie/screen characters.)

    But alot of those were impulse buy back then which I seriously regret now. :eek: 

    The space & $$$ saved would have went to a better cause.
     
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    IMHO I didn't think Drift wasn't a mistake, just a disappointment. All the hype made him overrated and had me expecting more.
     
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    Well, my purchase of Masterpiece Roddy might turn out to be a mistake. Two weeks, still no shipping notice. His estimated delivery time was March 14th through March 21st.
     
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    Movie figures.... Almada, Energon.... all those I regret lol..
     
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    Things like Ultimate Bumblebee (both versions! :eek: ), Animated Supreme Roll Out Command Prime and any movie repaint that didn't appear on screen.
     
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    I got caught into Drift's hype, but it was one of those things where when I got it...I honestly wondered why people liked it so much. I found him a mess of kibble at the hips and the shoulders that I'd never thought I'd say: Being accurate to the character is detrimental to the toy. The legs don't articulate well and look way too chunky, and the sheaths at the hip kinda get in the way of some poses.

    Likewise, with the big sword stowed on the back the shoulder pieces bump into it, and even with it in the hands the shoulders still bump into each other.

    It's certainly not the WORST figure I've gotten, but it was one that I realized that I could have done without. I did get Blurr, but that was mainly because I actually like Blurr as a character so I couldn't really resist. I list it as one of my mistakes because I should've watched a review before picking it up. Just really wasn't the figure I'd thought it would be.
     
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    Actually I have a trade that I regret. I traded a MISB Target exclusive Bruticus for a ROTF Supreme Devastator.
     
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  13. Recall

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    Ah so it didn't meet your expectations. The Ice Cream twins were the same for I, overhyped for something that in the long run completely wasn't worth the effort.
     
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    An online purchase, the "Legacy of Bumblebee" 3-pack. The metal parts were rusted. Sold it at a loss.
     
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    I didn't buy into the Twins either. I have both their HA figs and I say that is enough of those two for me!
     
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    HFTD Breacher:never was there such an overhyped pile of turd
     
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    This! This! This!
     
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    Any non-movie movie toys, movie repaints, whole bunch of different movie Bumblebees (still MOSC)UBB (twice also, but the second was only $30, still not worth the price), Universe Hotshot, Generations Drift (I don't have any affinity for him), Mindwipe and Skystalker, skystalker repaint, and breacher (last two scouts were about $2.50 each impulse buys, so not that bad). I think that is about it. Everything else that I had a passing interest in I got on clearance.
     
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    Movie 1 Payload, bar none.
     
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    All of my Alternators/Binaltech and Masterpieces.

    Spent too much chasing them down, and didn't get it back when I sold them on, but at least someone else can appreciate them more than I did.
     

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