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Old 09-10-2012, 11:59 PM   #11
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My opinion? As someone who has visited China many times, just Don't get your hopes up finding good places for G1 goodies there. You're gonna end up being disappointed. Hong Kong would be a better bet.
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:30 AM   #12
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Given the pathetic state of this particular sightings thread, I thought I should contribute some meager knowledge based on my recent trip to China.

For retail Transformers and Hasbro Masterpieces, you can find those in the local city's Toys R Us. No biggie really.

Beijing specific info: on my most recent trip I stayed in an area where you can find a lot of old Hutongs (old style houses) . The area is called Nan Luo Gu Xiang, and it intersects a street called Gulou Dong Street. On the later, I saw and visited a number of hobby shops selling Japanese MPs, AM Primes, some old Animateds, and other lines (like movies and limited 3rd parties). I also saw some KO G1s (like the Dinobots).

How to get there? Most direct way is to take the taxi. If you are taking the subway, you want to get down at either An Ding Men Station or Beixinqiao Station followed by a 10-15 minutes walk. I believe starting from sometime in 2013, there will be a subway stop near Nan Luo Gu Xiang itself (I've seen the plans), but based on my own experience, you'll still need to walk a bit since subway stations in Beijing are seldom conveniently located.
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:52 AM   #13
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Ko shops for example do they sell their toys for same price as they ask for in US dollars or its way cheaper? I doubt a set of ko dinobots in china costs 175 bucks equivalent in rmb
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:26 AM   #14
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China is different from the US, etc. Small stores don't price tag their merchandises. You need to have a ballpark figure and start bargaining. I didn't have any interest in those KOs, so I didn't ask about their opening price.
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:44 AM   #15
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China is different from the US, etc. Small stores don't price tag their merchandises. You need to have a ballpark figure and start bargaining. I didn't have any interest in those KOs, so I didn't ask about their opening price.
Yea I know. I was born in hong kong. So ko are haggle priced.
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Old 07-30-2013, 08:27 PM   #16
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My opinion? As someone who has visited China many times, just Don't get your hopes up finding good places for G1 goodies there. You're gonna end up being disappointed. Hong Kong would be a better bet.
you just don't know where to look, to be honest.
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Old 05-14-2014, 09:56 PM   #17
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After a lot of bad things happening to me the past month or so, Hasbro releases photo of movie snarl who is my favorite Dinobot and favorite dinosaur. So I was wondering since one of you will see it before I do(I live in the Us), if i paypal you the money could you pick me up one?
http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/items-...parts-etc.html

http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/junkio...rdfnd1253.html
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Old 07-11-2014, 10:41 PM   #18
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i can give u guys a couple stores, if visit the major cities, like beijing, shanghai or guangzhou, if interested.

they r legit, i mean, all stores sell KOs, but those i give wont sell u guys any KO marked up like the real goodie.
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