Running change on Titans Return Chromedome??

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  1. BenjaminXavier

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    I checked my Walmart today and they had two chromedomes with the IDW head. Boo! The package code is 66371

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  2. T-Hybrid

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    Weren't there a few reports from people inside Toy Fairs who said Hasbro had plans to release two heads for every figure at some point?

    Maybe this was part of it. Hasbro released all of the figures, and now some will get re-shipped in cases with the Takara versions.
     
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    I really want one of these now...
     
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    Factory worker one: " Hey, we ran out of Chromedome heads for the Hasbro one."
    Factory worker two: " We got some extra Takara ones, use those. Nobody will tell the difference.
    FW 1: "Good idea."
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    Does the headmaster robot mode have a painted face?

    If it doesn't, then for sure it's a running change. Otherwise I'm still willing to bet it's some guy who swapped two of them or even a weird factory error. I'm remaining skeptical until there's another case of this.
     
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    Not sure if this is a thing or not. I went to Toys R Us yesterday and saw some of the same old TR figures (Wave 1 guys and Wave 2 Autobots), but I didn't really pay attention to the Chromedomes sitting on the pegs since I already have one. If this is a thing... Good on those who want the Takara head. They can have the Chromedome they care about, and I'll remain happy with the Chromedome I care about.
     
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    Just checked my Walmart where they just put out two cases of this wave and all had the IDW head.
     
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    Wow how the heck did that happen. Wonder if this is a legit running change or a big old WHOOPSIE!! at the factory. Either way if Skullcruncher started showing up with the Takara head, I'd be mighty interested.
     
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    Ditto. I'm beginning to think this is an extremely clever repack or a factory mistake.
     
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    Maybe they don't want a "truely" accurate Chromedome, they just prefer the headsculpt?

    You are massively critical and overly analytical over a mere running change that only has possitive merit.
     
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    Yeah, until we see more photos, I'm gonna say it was an well done repack or even a hoax...

    Looking at the top of the box, where the bubble meets the card, it looks like it's been opened and glued back together, there's seems to be a slight seam. If you looks at where the card is stuck to the bubble, the bir above from the tip of the red gun to Chromedome's shoulder, you should be able to see what I mean.
     
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    I hope it's a running change too! I needs me that Takara head! I hate the Hasbro head.
     
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    Just checked the Chromedomes at the local Wally and all had the IDW style head.
     
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    I just stopped at a Wal-Mart that had a new bunch of Wave 2's before I knew about this :(  Sigh. Hope answers come soon.
     
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    I went back to get the other one. I say this is legit. Some have asked for location and this is in Spartanburg, SC. I hope the extra pics are able to provide answers.

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    "Massively critical and overly analytical"? Really? Just by stating a few lines of opinions?

    Jesus. I don't even want to know what you say to people with longer rants.

    Buy hey, I suppose hyperbole looks better as a counterargument.
     
  19. Jedi Kermit

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    That is different from the 63161 stamped on these.
     
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    Hot damn, that is pretty cool.
     
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