Ireland Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by Nerroth, Oct 2, 2004.

  1. AutobotStrider

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    Distribution seems to have gone weird again. Americans have them ages and are now receiving Earthrise. We skipped a wave here containing car Dropkick from Studio Series and only FP got Studio BB Optimus Prime in the once. Omega Supreme came in limited numbers yet we got swarmed by KSI Boss in one retailer.

    Smyths seem to get a wave that's successful then overstock it which has a knock on effect of later waves, case in point the Springer/Thundercracker wave and even at that they came LONG after the USA and UK had them.
     
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    Really want a little army of that soundbarrrier battle master but knowing they'll never come here, arrrgghhh.
     
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    Grrr, anyone seen a sign of Spinister in Smyths or anywhere else yet? They've a good few in Smyths UK shops but not for delivery.
    I missed him in Forbidden Planet.
    I'm wary off this guy becoming the next Misfire and having to pay over the top money for him.
     
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    No
    no sign of him in NI, I think he maybe become another Misfire because of the MTMTE crowd.
     
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    Hey guys apeface in forbidden planet
     

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    Studio Series toys don't seem to move as quickly as as WFC ones. Lack of G1 likeness? The extrs €5 of so? Both?

    I'm sure I've seen 1st wave SS toys at retail in the last month or so. (Nearly 2 yes after release)
     
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    Just got my preorder notification to pick up Spinister from Smyths on the Fonthill Road :) 
     
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    Earth rise op x8 for 55euros
    Micro masters 15euros at big bang comics

    Happy hunting
     

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    Those discounted POTP deluxes appeared In Toymaster.

    Swoop, Cutthroat, Blot, Slag, Jazz, Dreadwind?
    Sinnertwin.

    Pretty sure there was no Rippersnapper.(?)
     
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    One Astrotrain in Forbidden Planet
     
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    Picked up Siege Apeface from smyths website, mine was missing a foot right out of the box. That's going back to them. Don't know if its a common issue with him missing a foot, just be wary if you pick one up and make sure it has both feet.
     
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    Seems to be a character plagued with QC issues.
     
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    Picked up Earthrise Starscream in Forbidden Planet Dublin just there. They'd two more Starscreams and one Grapple, €29 each. No deluxes but the previously mentioned Astrotrain was still there for €57 I think. No Optimus

    They also had Studio Series Mixmaster and '07 Megatron for €38 each, only one of each though as far as I could see
     
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    Just in there n found extra grapple n 2 or 3 extra starscream. All hidden lol. Multiple apeface too
     
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    Managed to nab Prime, Astrotrain and Starscream from FP. Yet to open them.

    Marvel Legends selection is so extensive too, plenty of choice. Cosmic Ghost Rider looks B.A.
     
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    any Astrotrains left in FP by any chance? He’s looking to be a tricky one to track down. Still gotta nab a Spinister too.
     
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    Was one when I left but unsure now.
     
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    Got lucky and grabbed the last Astrotrain, Grapple and a Starsceam in FP. Still a Screamer left next to his Siege equivalent. Roll on the Deluxes!
     
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    So pinch of salt and all that lads, but according to Smyths’s website Earthrise Optimus is listed as instock for Home Delivery. Not in any shops yet, but scheduled to arrive between the 4th and 11th. Might be worth keeping an eye on your locals this week
     
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    Theres still plenty in big bang comics in dundrum from what I checked yesterday if any of ye are in the area.
     
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