New TRU (UK) listings

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Omnius, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. FMA1987

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    yeah i am picking this up but i cant seem to ever find any masterpieces at ToysRus it is ridiculous i don't know if we never got it or what it is
     
  2. MagnusPrimal

    MagnusPrimal Well-Known Member

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    Oh, get off your high horse. Not everybody wants to drive an hour to get a toy. It's supposed to be a hobby, not a mission. Doesn't make anyone lazy. Maybe they work, or have family to spend time with, or other responsibilities. When I was younger, and it was just the wife and myself, a Saturday road trip to go toy-hunting was fun. Now, I just don't have the time, nor do I want to pay for the gas.
    People in the UK have it worse than us, by and large, when it comes to Hasbro. We get that. And I'm sorry about that, but in no way does that give you the right to jump on someone in the US should they decide to complain about something. Especially if they have a legitimate grievance.
    Now, the whole '...now it will never go on clearance!' crowd? IMO, that's a different story. If you want it, buy it at full price. If you don't want it, pass.
     
  3. Buster_Witwicky

    Buster_Witwicky ALL HAIL KORROK

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    I hope the scanning figures are like the TF1 toys. Those were damn cool!
     
  4. mac&cheese

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    Not to be off topic, but dont most people drive or metro more than an hour to work daily?
     
  5. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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  6. Gryph

    Gryph Action Master

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    I've just thought about something very interesting.

    Prime has a roleplay sword and a battlemask.
    Bumblebee has a roleplay gun and a battlemask.
    Now Shockwave is apparently getting a roleplay sword, and there is a listing for a battlemask.
     
  7. KA

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    zomg shockwave is traitor
     
  8. Gryph

    Gryph Action Master

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    Shockwave's severed head will be placed upon your shelf. His giant glowing eye staring at you endlessly. His gaze burning into your soul.
     
  9. jackgaughan

    jackgaughan Internet Soldier

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    Hooray at least the UK is getting rodimus and we're not getting the shaft.
     
  10. scubaboy31

    scubaboy31 Digital Gypsy

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    if I can refer you to the next post...

    This is exactly what i meant. I don't consider an hour to get somewhere for something i want any more effort than going to work. maybe the example of 4 hours i used was extreme, but I stand by the point of if you really want something, you'll make the effort to get it.

    Also, I don't recall complaining about uk distribution, or using that as any excuse to make my point. Nor was I 'jumping on anyone in the US', if i was to, it would be to criticise the 'it will never go on clearance crowd' that i mentioned later, and you seem to be agreeing with me on.
     
  11. Brainchild

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    That battlemask had better be a full helmet.
     
  12. Piceez

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    This sucks!!! I could not find a Masterpiece Grimlock in the store and had to pay $80.00 plus shipping on Ebay. Looks like I will never see this one either. I guess this is a good thing since I need to save up for the Botcon trip.
     
  13. C0urtn33ch405

    C0urtn33ch405 Banned

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    Im guessing the Ark set, will be something along the lines of the Gathering At The Nemesis box set?
     
  14. igniz1984

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    I never saw mp grimlock in my local tru's, sad to say my area is a haven for scalpers! I have to compete with jackass's who line up at the door every stocking day and when you have to work an 8-5 not much you can do but pay inflated prices for a fig you really want.
     
  15. pud333

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    nice. glad I waited.
     
  16. Ravenxl7

    Ravenxl7 W.A.F.F.L.E.O.

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    Most likely that'll be the case. Though it'd be cool if they also included a couple of astronauts.

    At this point I'm most curious about the Megaverse Evolution 4 Pack. They could go in several different directions with this set.
     
  17. Deceptijohn

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    I seem to remember MP Grimlock being available for order off the TRU website...so no one has to drive anywhere...right? So what's the problem?
     
  18. bulletthebluesky

    bulletthebluesky Mmmm... Beer

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    It was, then it wasn't, then it was, but unavailable. Then it was a different price. People who actually got an order in had no idea if their order was actually accepted. I didn't know that I got one until it showed up at my door one day!

    So, just 'cause it's on their website, doesn't mean it's a sure thing.
     
  19. Deceptijohn

    Deceptijohn Metallikato Master

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    Ah, I never tried to order from the site so I had no idea it was so flaky.
     
  20. bulletthebluesky

    bulletthebluesky Mmmm... Beer

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    Yea, they really handled it.... poorly.