Robosen Optimus $699.99 Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by blastoff2334, Apr 9, 2021.

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Do you think this new product could be stepping away from what we love about Transformers as toys?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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    77.5%
  1. solarstorm

    solarstorm Well-Known Member

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    I have no idea. I think this is the first time I’ve heard that name. Though I’m not big on TF YouTube reviewers/channels (videos are usually long/dull or the reviewer tries too hard to be funny/quirky with bad jokes and gimmicks).
     
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  2. 84OptimusPrime

    84OptimusPrime Autobot

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    It appears as though I was wrong. The newly released Hasbro Pulse pre-orders have a shipped date of Spring 2022. There is no way possible these could have been the pre-orders that some may have canceled that were set to arrive on August 2nd.
    So my theory that they would now possibly be released on August 24th has been destroyed. I’m sorry for being wrong.

    For what it’s worth I do not believe I was being delusional with my hopes and predictions. None of them.
    I believe I was being optimistic.
    I will continue to stay optimistic in this life. I will just learn to be more careful to whom I share these dreams with.

    again I apologize.

    ~Till all are One!
     
  3. JPrime

    JPrime Michael Bay Assassin

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    Pre-ordered. I need a house. FML...
     
  4. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    Its Massachusetts' tax-free weekend, making the new $750 price the same as the old one with tax :) 
     
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    So tempting! But so expensive, and I’m spending too much already lately. (Although they don’t actually charge until it’s in stock do they? Hmmm…. Must….. resist…..And I’d have to ship via Stackry to England, and there’s a chance of a big tax dollop on top. That hasn’t happened with last few States orders, but what’s the odds that’ll happen once the epidemic quietens down further. Not that I want the epidemic to stay you understand.)
     
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    MegaMoonMan OFFICIAL MMM REP

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  8. Goose24

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    Even with that the review was really positive. Hopefully they have decent customer service in situations like this. Either way, I’m glad I got a preorder yesterday now.
     
  9. Ralliart209

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    You mad?
     
  10. OCDChad

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    That shouldn't happen on a $749.99 item like this. Every one should be inspected before being boxed and shipped.
     
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  11. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan OFFICIAL MMM REP

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    No, U?
     
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  12. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan OFFICIAL MMM REP

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    Shit happens. Sometimes things fail. Sometimes people hamfist things. Sometimes wires work themselves loose. Has any electronics company EVER made something that never had a copy that developed an issue? Especially a preview copy.

    How exactly are they supposed to inspect for a motor that was working fine then failed for god only knows what reason? Fortune tellers?
     
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  13. OCDChad

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    durability testing

    The fact that a preview copy failed makes it even worse. That's supposed to be your best one.
     
  14. MegaMoonMan

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    With that mindset, no one should buy anything ever.

    This company has been making robots that use this exact tech for years. Again, shit happens. If something breaks, there is no reason to think they won't offer support.
     
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    If you read the article it was a loner copy..meaning lots of people touched it who knows what happened to it
     
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    Exactly. It is in no way a good example of a brand new final copy.
     
  17. jb313

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    I skipped the pre-order window earlier this year (and regretted it). I figured they would produce more when Hasbro put the "Email me if more stock becomes available". So I was excited when I found they would open up orders again. I got on the site as soon as it went live last Friday, however, they deleted the old link and put up a new one. I saw a November ship date when I initially went to the added it to cart, by the time I got through checkout my date slipped to December. I'm guessing the first (whatever number) of people may have got the cancellations from the earlier wave?
     

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  18. Sqlwizard

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    Could be..just waiting for the first shipment to go out..cant wait to see some youtube posts of people that got hasbro orders
     
  19. Broomop

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    my shipping number on robosen is SH1XXX no new updates yet.. what sh are u on this siet and where is it?
     
  20. Sqlwizard

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    Ordered mine on 4/9..not shipping now until 10/31..no shipping number..who knows when they come out..some day over the rainbow optimus will ship...