MOTU Origins Thread

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

  1. aussiedzfan

    aussiedzfan Well-Known Member

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    They are not always reliable in sending through shipping confirmation. Send them a message asking if a tracking number has been added to your order. Either use "Track My Order" or "Help With My Order" as the topic.
     
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  2. RyanTheNerd

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    I’m on the fence on getting night stalker like one side of me is this shouldn’t be exclusive for what’s in essentially just stridor black repaint and I just don’t feel like fighting other people to get this and also I’m going to the dfw gi joe show this weekend and I only have a $120 dollars with me that I’m saving for it and I could probably just get the vintage brick for my origins and just live with it in my collection and I think it’s go’s for as much the new origins
     
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  3. PurpleStuf

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    I agree that it blows that it's an exclusive considering Stridor was retail, but for whatever reason vehicles and mounts for Origins have all quickly gone to deep clearance at retail. This has probably made Walmart and Target hesitant to place more orders for these items since they recoup less money and they take up more shelf space. I think Mattel has learned that direct sales with smaller quantities are the way to go. Sucks but it's the way the wind is blowing for Origins.
     
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    agree. I don’t think retail wanted it. People are still posting Stridor for $5 at Ollie’s and Ross.

    on the plus side? I don’t think there will be any mad rush for Stalker. I bet he’s available beyond the first day unlike the figs. I can see him rivaling Space Sumo as the longest lasting Origins item on MC.
     
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  5. Takeshi357

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    Nightstalker might be a bit of a tough sell since he's not exactly on the top of anybody's most wanted list.

    Then again, look at Camo Khan. A deep cut recolor who you'd think only appeals to the hardcore fans, but who's somehow also probably the most sought after of the MCs so far, if the ebay prices are anything to go by.
     
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  6. aussiedzfan

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    And done for another day. Pretty painless overall. Even got the captcha right first time
     
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  7. soundwavempl

    soundwavempl Toy Addict TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ebay:
    Got my Nightstalker order in. Took a while for the "Add to Cart" button to replace the "Sold Out" status initially.
     
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    Camo Khan was probably vastly underproduced as well - he's a unique combo of parts (at least, until we got that hooded head reused in the four-pack) and was a former Power-Con exclusive, so he'd be pretty fixed numbers compared to exclusives today.

    Got my Night Stalker btw, I'll definitely wait on the Collector but no sense leaving a MC exclusive vehicle out in the cold.
     
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  9. Takeshi357

    Takeshi357 "Research"

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    I'm gonna pass up on the Collector. As much as I want bad guy vehicles, I've already made peace with trying to stick to vintage only - mostly to just to keep the collection real estate in check - and the Collector is simply far too big and too undetailed for it's size.
     
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    I got mine while I was dropping a deuce at walmart.
     
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  11. HunterGreen2005

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    I take no chances with Mattel Creations... pot of coffee, blocked out 8:50 to 9:20 AM PST, no fewer than 5 devices/options to order from at timed increments, variety back up payments ready to go, and mentally prepped for eBay as the final ace in the hole, lol. :p :confused: 

    (Secured Night Stalker without a hitch on first attempt! :thumb )
     
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  12. VorZorV

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    Stop shit-posting.
     
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  13. PurpleStuf

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    Multi-tasking!
     
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    I didn’t realize today was Night Stalker day. He’s still available though, which doesn’t surprise me, so I got an oder in.
     
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  15. Blingotron

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    Wow this site is having issues today.

    Anyway, I ordered my Night Stalker earlier and felt sick about it for many reasons. Who's next?
     
  16. Fridaytron

    Fridaytron Pirate cat connoisseur

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    Well, we know a few guys are coming for sure. Demoman and the other cartoon only guy who's name I don't remember. There's also rumors of Two-Bad being an SDCC exclusive so he would go up on there.

    And I'm betting they launch the snake lair crowd fund at SDCC.
     
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  17. Smitty.1981

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    I think you're a bit confused. The only two confirmed VC MC figures are Demo-Man and Geldor. Geldor is a vintage mini comic's character.
     
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    Fridaytron Pirate cat connoisseur

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    Yeah, I was thinking of Geldor. I thought he was as cartoon character not a mini comic character.

    It's hard keeping guys who had one appearance in fiction 40 years ago and no toys straight.
     
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    Picked up a discounted Vykron alongside my Night Stalker. Need to grab a 200x He-Man to bash an Origins Vykron out of him.
     
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  20. Smitty.1981

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    I'm intrigued...
     
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