Australia Transformers Sightings

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  1. maloney4playz

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    honestly id rather them ship out the worlds collide pack, that has stuff i actually want in it. or just drop the buzzworthy stuff altogether
     
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    also, why are they selling those shit crash combiners for $29 fucking dollaridoos. i could buy a deluxe class for that price
     
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    why is amazon.au promoting the KO figures over the hasbro ones?
     
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    Which?
     
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    these ones, which are sponsored
    wtf amazon.PNG
     
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    Well then, I presume it is because... they're sponsored. Someone is paying Amazon to promote them. Amazon doesn't give a fuck if they're KOs or not at this point - they're just taking money for a service, and don't you dare question the legitimacy of money changing hands.

    If Hasbro complains, then they (Amazon) will be shocked, shocked, to find that gambling counterfeiting is going on in here.
     
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    You sure those are KOs and not just badly labelled? Left just looks like SS38 and right the 2017 TLK Voyager (possibly an earlier promo picture, since it appears to have elements of both the TRU give-away version and Omni7 exclusive). Not saying they definitely aren't KOs but there's nothing stopping them being legit with sellers just putting every keyword they can think of in the title - happens a lot with 3rd party sellers.
     
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    amazon has been full of ko crap for years. Not just Tf, but everything bootleg under the sun.
    Often there to mislead you like teh shitty quality bootleg DVDs that dont even work half the time.
    The AU stores had useless stuff like that from day #1. It just didnt turn up as much on searches because it had complete nonsense as an item listing / description, but I'd say by now more folks have worked out how to "keyword stuff" on amazon au in english just like people do on ebay every day.
     
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    As (amazon) one of the big sellers of hasbro shit, no way are they going to bite one of the hands that feeds them.
     
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    I've seen that exact listing come up in the last 4 weeks repeatedly. Usually (im guessing, dont know) means it someone who is selling enough volume of crap to be in a position to promote more of their crap.
    Having said that - that particular bootleg is a decent toy - but it's still a misleading BS listing - on purpose. Nobody wants to buy ko/replica by accident instead of the real thing.
     
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    haha!
    I spotted that erronoues listing too.
    What happened the last times they listed something dumb like this - is that eventually you'll get an email saying it's cancelled, usually around when they put the corrected listing with the actual RRP. And if you miss it, too bad. They won't tell you, but that is what they literally did on other similar boo-boo listings i ordered.

    Its due end of year so just keep an eye out in december for it to be corrected, or possibly in november. Popcultcha is getting some in, and dont count on mighty ape - i put my order in last time for scorponok (1st run/listing) and they had ALL of their scorponok unit (to mighty ape) allocation cancelled by hasbro. or whoever their middleman is.
     
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    does anyone know where i could get myself an RED megatron?
     
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    Are you looking to buy locally or overseas as well? Have searched the usual suspects here in OZ and not much luck.

    Savier's Toys has him for preorder. You could contact him to get the details...

    [Preorder] Hasbro R.E.D. Series Megatron – Savier's Toys
     
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    More Morayfield (M)sightings. This time at Target, and it looks to be the other two of those crash combiners:
    20210827_155941.jpg

    They also appeared to have a half-dozen or so G1 reissue headmasters. At least Mindwipe and Hardhead.

    PS Amazon delivered both Rhinox and Galvatron. Interestingly, Galvatron still had the "upside-down" shoulder assembly, rather than having the running change I saw suggested which fixed it. Could this be they changed back, or that it's simply unit-to-unit variation?
     
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    Damn I assumed it was only the early ones and that any we got now would be fixed. Would imagine the stock Amazon got in is early production stock that's just been sitting around somewhere, seems unlikely they would fix the problem then unfix it.

    Mines coming in from them sometime next week so I guess we'll see if they're all like that or you got unlucky
     
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    Is this likely to be available anywhere else that'll ship it here because AUD$370 is not even close to USD$180 and would prefer to buy from literally anywhere else?
     
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