Coronavirus Impact on Transformers Toys?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by JohnRedcorn, Feb 27, 2020.

  1. JohnRedcorn

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    With the global pandemic of Coronavirus, is this going to impact the distribution of Transformers, particularly the future releases for this year? It seems the pandemic is having an impact on global markets due to travel and shipping to China. So I am wondering if this will slow down the production and distribution of Transformers toys.
     
  2. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    Vietnam is not China.
     
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    Vietnam did have 16 cases but they are all cured now.
     
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    So when a friend comes over and says I have a "sick" collection he'll be correct and not just using silly slang words.
     
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    Corona Virus still sounds like something you call in to work with on May the 6th.
     
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    AutobotAvalanche Number One in Boogieland Moderator

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    Personally I'm more concerned about the people dying of coronavirus
     
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    I'm a little upset as well seeing I ordered 2 SS figures from China.
     
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    I remember when people were having similar concerns about Swine Flu. Life will go on.
     
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    Smitty.1981 MEGATRON ATTACK

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    And bird flu. This just what happens when you have poor living conditions and over crowding.
     
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    Pixelmaster >implying toys are good

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    Poor conditions, high population density, lack of proper health education and the lack of enforcing animal trade laws are key catalysts for this outbreak.
     
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    Smitty.1981 MEGATRON ATTACK

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    Yeah this one. this is not the first time China and sicked a virus on the rest of the world and it wont be the last.
     
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    Same here. I have a former friend that still resides in China. I also have two ex's, friends, and former friends that still reside in Japan. So their well being is far more important to me than anything tied to my personal/private life.

    Plus they have confirmed that bats in the Wuhan region contain different strains of the virus. So the only joke I can offer is that we quarantine anybody who has been in contact with images of Batman.
     
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    luckily that bruce wayne guy should be safe, since he's never been seen with batman
     
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    You didn't hear? Bruce Wayne (from "The Batman") was quarantined. Not because of this virus but rather because he sparkled whenever he was exposed to the sun.
     
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    Well...Earthrise optimus is delayed until june do to the virus, so....I think there is an impact on toys then
     
  18. Lazerwave

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    I agree. We can always wait for toys to arrive even if there is a long delay. But life is more limited and important.
     
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    Huh?

    He's already out...
     
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