MOTU Origins Thread

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by Pharoid, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. MidnightBliss

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    I forgot about some of those. Damn it. Now they need to kick it to high gear.
     
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    I would disagree with you about Plasmar and Strobo being necessary to complete a vintage collection, as those 2 never had vintage figures made. That said, I hope we do get Origins figures made of them, and others like He-Ro, Eldor, Dare, etc. But I wouldn't consider them necessary for a complete vintage run.
     
  3. Baltan

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    It was hard enough getting a second robot horse, so I’m having trouble imagining Tytus and Megator will be done. And I don’t see Mattel going the easy route and doing standard figures instead. Alluding to them in their crossover lines seems like what Mattel would consider good enough.
     
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    Mattel is really, really funny. I contacted them to try merging the two orders I made for Rokkon today into just one to save on shipping and they told me it would cost more in shipping costs!

    "Unfortunately, due to logistical constraints, we are unable to merge orders without incurring additional shipping costs."

    Might just have to cancel it then which i'm sure they'll also tell me I can't do. :rolleyes: 
     
  5. JJJ

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    I'm glad I forcibly refreshed the page right on 4 a.m., because without doing so it was still showing the "can't be delivered to you damned foreigners" thing, and not showing the pre-order button even with the count-down finished.

    Also nice that it allowed Paypal this time around.

    Anyone got any idea what might be behind the delivery to other countries issue? Just seems peculiar, and peculiarly specific - why is it delivery that is the problem?
     
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  6. heliodore

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    I saw on Facebook folks from several countries saying they got an order in, though nobody from New Zealand where I live. From the minute orders opened for a solid hour I refreshed, signed in and out and Rokkon was always sold out. I then noticed that everything on their site was sold out to me, so being in NZ must have been the issue. Glad my brother in the US could help me out. I’ve successfully ordered most of the other Origins exclusives without issue, so I hope things can get rectified by next month.
     
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  7. Smitty.1981

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    They already started the lost wave and they'll have most of the parts made once they make Rio-Blast.

    Also I wouldn't be surprised to see them use the Andre the Giant buck for Tytus and Megator. I know it's not ideal but it makes them more affordable and they could work into their mini comics that over the years their size got exaggerated.
     
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  8. maggot

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    I STILL haven't gotten an email confirmation, but i have an order number and the order appears in my account history as "PAID"...so i guess I'm only SLIGHTLY worried...
     
  9. Smitty.1981

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    I just got a shipping notice for Rokkon.
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  10. Baltan

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    You got the already-in-hand allocation that I used to get all the time! :lol 
     
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    Wait, what? Mine says May 17th…
     
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    So did mine.
     
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    I'll give it a week and then see if they have a tracking number for mine :) 
     
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    So, I’m new to this line.. I’m a bit late, but jumped in cause of turtles. Never really grew up with He-Man, but character designs were always so wild and I loved them!
    Just wanted to share a small win..
    Stopped by a target, found a random kinda beat up Mosquitor and when I went to go ring it up it wasn’t in the system (obviously) so they manually put it in and gave me 70% off for a grand total of $6.60!
     
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    If you're planning on really getting into this line, don't go to crazy tracking older figures down. Mattel is re-releasing older figures as the "Fan Favorite collection" or FF. Tri-Klops is one you may see for outrageous prices but he's coming in a future FF wave.
     
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  16. green_machine

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    Thanks for the advice! I’ve seen some of those reissues and yeah some are outrageously priced. Many are still fairly priced and I’m trying not to go over $30 a fig at this point, but I might go just a dash over that to get myself a trapjaw.
     
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  17. Fridaytron

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    There's 3 versions of Trap Jaw available at retail right now. The mini comic version, Mouse Jaw, and the cartoon collection Trap Jaw comes out within a month or so.
     
  18. JJJ

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    Take a screenshot just in case :) 
     
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    A quick n dirty but decent Trap Jaw can be made by getting the 2 Pack Origins of Evil Kronis and the Mini comic Trapjaw's head and arm. (Mine has a custom belt from Masterverse Revelation TJ)
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  20. green_machine

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    Thank you for the heads up. I do have mousejaw, but I really want that old vintage figure version. Do you think I should hold out?