The UK Toy Discussion

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Boardwise, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    *Sigh* It always seems to be the quick, simple jobs where the Mod Gods will just give me a poke. "I'll just shore up NuRID/TR Magnus' balljoints with superglue instead of nail polish because it's working really well so far," sez I.
    An immediate delayed-action air lock POP! sends a blob of the sticky stuff in a shallow arc before my eyes, and I just can't find where it landed. 5 minutes later after failing to find the invisible assumed mini-pool of superglue, I sit down to find it managed to spaff onto my trouser leg inside thigh. Ah, well, at least I haven't stuck myself to the floor or blasted it into my face or eye, that'd be an embarrassing explanation at the A&E. In that case I might've had to stick a carrot up my backside so I didn't have to tell medical professionals about my habit, "Yeah, kinky sex thing, don't want to say any more if that's okay?"

    Also I fear my powers are on the slide as I've Factionalised these guys, and painted up Sunrunner's props...
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    ...so my Battle Patrol are totally complete and finished but not a peep of a Hasbro official release!
    Perhaps my power went with Warden?
     
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  3. RoboW4rrior298

    RoboW4rrior298 Oh $#!* what are we gonna do now?

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    Would have been smart if they’d done another 10 pack but with the remaining members and maybe the rest could be repainted.

    Only this time it’s not a ballache for those of us to get them that apparently live in international waters according to Hasbro as the only land on the globe is North America in their eyes.
     
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  4. robotmel

    robotmel Junkyard Zombie

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    We're living in a rough old times and with rough old numpties who will always go against the grain which is putting everyone at risk in one way or another - my job role, for as long as it lasts, keeps me a more than arms length from mostly travellers and plumbers! They're a mixed bunch! ;) 

    In the express/local areas of Bedford the numpties are plentiful, usually powered by drink. drugs or hardship, so having a go at someone buying a four pack might not be a bright idea! o_O 

    If only everyone had gotten used to the masks at the beginning things would be a little different now. :confused: 
     
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  5. Seeaich

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    Yes, there was a mirror check done during those 5 minutes, and fortunately no self-inflicted Emergency Lockdown haircut was necessary! That, too, was a relief.
     
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    Maz Square One TFW2005 Supporter

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    LEGO Speed Champions Lamborghini Urus ST-X (76899) - the other half of the Lambo 2-pack!

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    All the best
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    Getting used to to the concept of fossilizers


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    A scene inspired by a fanfic I've wanted to write for a long time.

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    Starscream was meant to be looking into the camera viewscreen due to vanity etc etc but I didnt realise that I'd need said camera to take a picture of it. So he's just striking a pose.

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    Figuring out what to watch

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    These two are an item in my headcanon, ever since their IDW friendship. The last issue with Sideswipe was one of my favourite issues of that series in a very bittersweet way.

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    What the Wreckers do in their strategy meetings

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    The main stage
     
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  8. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    I finally grabbed the F8 Tributo from this new line, was only £12 in Tesco...looking forward to seeing what else they put out in this better scaled line

    Oh and i found some Bioncle figures and a couple of ML BAF parts today, will post pics tomorrow if anyone wants them before i chuck them on ebay
     
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  9. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    I stopped using Wish a little while ago and started to use Aliexpress instead. Far better choice of items at a good chunk less than Wish. However, the wife still won't listen and still buys random shite from them.
     
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    Yup, I'll be getting my money back one way or another and learning my lesson!
     
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  11. Seeaich

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    Decided that instead of starting some Modness too late in the day, instead I'd do a bit of appreciating wot I got.
    This Trilogy, Lads, this f***ing Trilogy!
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    The wonders it has wrought! Count me among those who thought, "They'll never top T30", and yet here we are!
    Until the buggers release this guy with a clean paintjob, T30-style sword, and better gun/s in SS'86! :p 
    Yeah, T30's still taller but this guy is still an incredible forward leap for me!
     
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    No problem, I also went with the free shipping option for both my orders. As of Friday my Seekers had only just left China so a bit of a wait yet.

    Masks = Not going to lie, having to keep wiping my specs every few seconds due to them steaming up got very old, very quickly. But if it's that or the possible alternative, I can deal with it.

    During my shopping trips in the past few days most people appear to be going along with it but I can't say that I've noticed too many people without although that might be due to steamed up specs :D 
     
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    Demister spray or even washing them with soap will stop glasses steaming up. At least in the shirt term.
     
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    Popped the pin out of Soundbarrier's but flaps - much better!
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    Was hoping to craft him into a shooter but he doesn't have the folding crotch like his Targetmaster relations.
    He needs a repaint buddy - might grab another and try dipping him in dye, planned to call him Windbreaker but I think there's a G2 carbot with that name!
     
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  15. Siege Fan

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    From IDT's Facebook page, just in case it's useful...

    STOCK DUE OVER NEXT FEW MONTHS
    (this includes mainly items people ask about and will not include everything arriving).

    BTTF Gigawatt - October (Walmart Excl Before This)
    GI Joe Wave 1 - End July (Destro,Snake Eyes,Roadblock NOW)
    GI Joe Retro Vehicles- Early August
    Ghostbusters Wand - August
    ML Apocalypse / War Machine - End July
    ML Deadpool Series - August
    ML Kingpin - August
    ML Toxin - September
    SW VC Luke Stormtrooper - Mid August
    SW VC Luke Jedi / Chirrut Umwe - September
    SW VC - Power Droid,K2,Wolffe,Luke - August
    SW VC - Maul,Wicket,Anakin,Obi - August
    SW BS Wave (Mando,Teebo etc) - August
    SW BS Rebels - End July/Early August
    SW BS Carnonized Boba - Early August (1st Allocation NOW)
    SW BS Battle Droid/Plo/Kit/Anakin/Obi - July
    SW 40th Wave 3 - Late July/Early August
    SW ESB Retro - July (1st allocation already arrived)
    TF Gen Selects Centurion / Hubcap - August
    TF Earthrise Battle Masters Wave 2 - July
    TF Earthrise Snapdragon / Quintesson - Mid August
    TF Earthrise Deluxe Wave 2 - August (Smokescreen) September (Others)
    TF Earthrise Deluxe Wave 3 - September
    TF Studio Series - Mid September
    TF Studio Series Soundwave,Cliff,Topspin - August
    TF S/S Skipjack / Blitzwing - August/September
    TF RED G1 Figures Megs/SW/Optimus - September
    TF Movie Masterpiece Starscream - Late August
    TF Movie Masterpiece Ratchet - Late September
    PR Zedd / Rita - End July
    PR Morpher - Mid August
    ...

    BTW, my local Tesco is selling Dragon Ball Z stuff, some smaller figures at £4.25 or so too.
     
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  16. Seeaich

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    His limbs and chest peg will dye easy, his clear blue plastic and the paint apps on it not so much!
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    For a "July" Release these wee fellas are taking their sweet time!
     
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  17. Gumblor Gimbles

    Gumblor Gimbles Overjoyed at the prospect of buying a plastic rat

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    Incredible to think that Smyths has more Dragonball stuff than Star Wars. How the mighty have fallen... as a result of horrendous management.

    Even more amazing is how close we are to the release of Wave 3 deluxes. By the time I get Airwave I’ll literally be days away from getting Trailbreaker. I now worry that Smyths won’t get Wave 3 at all, seeing as they’d be getting Wave 2 in at the same time.
     
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    I suspect we both need them yesterday! I've got Con Central to build!

    All mine were paid for within hours of their showing (SAF). I wouldn't rely on Smyths to tell me the time!
     
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  19. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    I missed out on the Pertwee TARDIS set but I'd love a UNIT set if you spot one.

    Mine is smokey clear too. Hmm
     
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    soo anyone know where i can pick up the Micromaster 10pack and whats the going rate?
     
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