MOTU Origins Thread

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

  1. bagofshhh

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    That AI voice really fell apart after it had to say Sorceress twice in a row.
     
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    Were they by the TMNT stuff? Looks like it from the pic.

    congrats on the find!
     
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    Thank you. Yes they were. None of my local Walmarts have a MOTU section, so it seems like a “best guess” was made by an employee.
     
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    Just had my hands on Slaker at Target. Was thrilled since I missed the preorder. But why do you say “was”? Well it’s register locked till 4/28 in case anyone else finds it in the wild.
     
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    Hopefully he’ll be as plentiful as Mouse jaw is
     
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    And Krang apparently. He’s exploded on the secondary market. Selling for as little as $10 over retail now there’s so many… people seem to be finding him all over. (I am not one of those people yet however. Ha)
     
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    Is it horrible that I probably would have just scanned a Mouse Jaw and left with SlaKer? That was my plan if I found one while out yesterday.
     
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    Been hitting my local Walmarts every week during errands just for Krang since I missed out on the preorder. Hoping he is making his way down the east coast to my area...
     
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    Found all 4 of the ToG wave with Raph in it at a local Target. Got $10 off as well since total was over $60.
     
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    My friends and I live on the south side of Atlanta. For weeks we visited 6 different walmart multiple times and no ToG Krang. One of my friends went to the north side of town for business and he found ToG Krang at two locations. I'm lucky that he managed to buy me two Krang.

    Since then, I went to my 3 local walmart for shopping and still no ToG Krang. Like with any walmart exclusives, distribution is crappy.
     
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    Jurassic Park toolings aren't Mattel's property, the tooling rights stay with the licensee. It's not like the wild west days of the '80s/'90s where Return of the Jedi stuff ended up in Kenner's Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves line, tooling now follows the license instead of manufacturer. Unless Universal gives permission, Mattel cannot use that Jurassic World product with MOTU.

    Ehhhh it's only in my gray area because Mouse Jaw is on clearance now.
     
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    Alright, not as possible as I'd think, but if they did a crossover, then those molds would be available
     
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    Not necessarily, they might not want crossover toys to compete with their bespoke series.

    Any crossover line would be like the wwe or ToG and be all new figures.
     
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    Its not like they could just do a straight reuse of the JP molds but they have experience in making dino molds that could be put to use.

    Wonder if they could use parts like the legs. Body and head would have be new.

    The PoG t-rex uses the old style of trex, not the balanced style of today.
     
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    Oh, sorry ... I meant 3rd party, custom kits...not official Mattel.
     
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    That would fucking hilarious if that would happen
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