Classics/Universe Swerve for sale on Chevrolet website!

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Icespark, Mar 25, 2008.

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  1. Bass X0

    Bass X0 Captain Commando

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    Hm. I live in the U.K. and I am only paying 12.80 Euros (about £9.97) but you'll probably get yours before I do.
     
  2. JOHNDILLINGA

    JOHNDILLINGA This Space For Rent!

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    yea I just seen that so it roughly comes out to 100.00 USD...

    Canceled order before final acceptance.

    Better off getting it off e-bay.
     
  3. SMOG

    SMOG Vocabchampion ArgueTitan

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    Yeah, I was following the order process with the currency set to the British pound (which works out slightly cheaper, oddly enough).

    But then, with a 25 GBP fee ON TOP??

    A $50 "administration fee"??

    Apparently they pay Richard Branson to lick the stamps personally. What complete and utter BS! Judging from the activity on this forum alone, I'm sure they're losing a tremendous amount of overseas business based on their "administrative fees".

    But then for every sucker who pays the administration fee, he's just made up for 3 other people who were smart enough to realize that was too damn much to pay for a $10 toy.

    zmog
     
  4. Depthcharge

    Depthcharge Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I think there's both a shipping charge AND a "documentation fee." I know it tacked on about another 35 euros after I clicked the place order button.

    I did also get the weird shopping cart problem. I clicked add to cart once and ended up with 2 items. I haven't gotten an e-mail confirmation of the order yet but now you all have me worried that it maybe added another Swerve to my cart somewhere along the way.
     
  5. ranoobu

    ranoobu I like fried chicken

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    clicking on the link to the store automatically put 50 of these buggers in my cart.

    hilarious

    I'll pass on these.. to rich for me too
     
  6. Icespark

    Icespark A Spark in the Darkness

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    The link is still not working correctly? :(  I'll try to fix it again.

    Edit--Alright, I've re-added the link, as well as added a link to their front-page. I hope this works correctly now! :D 
     
  7. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    Why are people referring to this as a Classics/Universe figure?
     
  8. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime TFW2005 Supporter

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    Eh, that's a little expensive, even though they ARE exclusives and I like getting exclusive figures. I don't really like the Swindle mold anyway, so I don't think I'm missing out on too much.
     
  9. Icespark

    Icespark A Spark in the Darkness

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    We've seen a picture of his instructions. On them, he was listed as a Universe figure. Hasbro plans to class the Classics 2.0 line Universe in stores. Classics 2.0 is name that they just referred to it for simplicity. I hope that helps. :D 

    Optimus747, Swerve is a new mold. It is not a remake of Movie Swindle. Unfortunately, we don't know if Hasbro plans a mass release for this figure. :( 
     
  10. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    But his instructions used the old Universe logo, as in "crazy ugly repaints/discount stores exclusive repackages" Universe.
     
  11. Icespark

    Icespark A Spark in the Darkness

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    Really? I didn't remember that. Thanks for telling me! :)  I wonder then what he would be classified as.
     
  12. Bendimus Prime

    Bendimus Prime Rolls for initiative

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    Too rich for my blood. Plus, I'd bet money he'll show up in the states under the new Universe/Classics 2.0 line.
     
  13. Optimus Prime

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    Yeah, looking at better pics it looks different. I thought it was a remold of Swindle, though, at the very least.
     
  14. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    That would be nice.
     
  15. butz

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    So, he's part of the old school Universe line? Like, stemming from the 3H fanclub stuff, and not the new, inclusive Universe series that Classics was umbrella'd under? Not that it matters much; was just wondering how people knew what line to put him under.
     
  16. Darkhawk79

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    Could I ask a huge favor of someone and have them buy one for me and i can paypal you the money right away to pay for it. I can't get it to load while i'm at work and i don't want to miss out.
     
  17. Overenergized

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    Ordered mine, shipping was £12 for UPS standard.
     
  18. SydneyY

    SydneyY @syd_tfw Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Wonder how much it is to ship to Australia. Unfortunately I have no money left with me, though :( 

    edit aftewr reading SMOG's post*
    25 pound surcharge?! Goodness.
     
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  19. Dinobot Nuva

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    Its all the same to me.
    DN
     
  20. Victorysabre

    Victorysabre Born to Transform

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    After I just finally caved and bought one on ebay for $115 shipped... that is life.
     
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