The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Does anyone here frequent the tru in Tunbridge Wells? I'm going to be heading over to Hastings tomorrow and am hoping to score a Shockwave along the way.
     
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    I know a couple are iGear ones, but are those all variants? Or are some doubles?
     
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    There are many doubles. There are 4 Hasbro Skywarp, 2 Takara Skywarp, 2 Takara Thundercracker, 3 Takara GreenScream, 2 Ghost Starscream, 1 Hasbro animated Starscream, 1 Takara animated Starscream and one each from iGear of Ramjet, Dirge, Thrust and Sunstorm.
     
  4. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    Fudge me...
     
  5. Irish Carnage

    Irish Carnage Instrument of Destruction

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    Holy crap on a crapper, they are super awesome. If I had the money I'd love to get those igear coneheads. Which Sunstorm is that, igear or mp11?

    Off topic but what did people think of tonight's Doctor Who episode? Obviosuly no spoilers but I thought it was a great episode.
     
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    That is the iGear version, the first Seeker design with the hip kibble modified. In person, he is a very bright orange plastic, which makes him look cheaper than the others a little. Probably my least favourite of the swarm.... I wouldnt get a second but he is needed in the set.
     
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    Well, I'm back from London, and an excellent trip to the Eurogamer Expo! I actually got recognised by a few members of the crowd for being on YouTube, so permit me while I nerd out. About myself.

    I was also able to pick up a Voyager Dreadwing and an RID Cliffjumper, plus secure a FE Bulkhead on eBay. Short of two Vehicons and a Breakdown, that's my Prime collection complete!#

    There's also a Rust in Peace Terrorcon Cliffjumper in the London Forbidden Planet for £50 if anyone wants to go and grab it.

    Is anyone interested in buying a Cybertron Leader Class Optimus Prime, a WFC Cliffjumper or a PRID Bumblebee sans blasters?
     
  8. stevil33

    stevil33 Army of Wastemen

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    :jawdropper:  woah...thats so siick, love it!!
     
  9. incapable hulk

    incapable hulk I am the Liquor

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    I dont like dr who anyway, but i caught it as the mrs watched it.

    My view remains the same, it is terrible and Amy Pond is an extremely unlikeable character.

    Didnt mind the david tennant ones (though i wasnt really a fan)

    But yeah, imo it was another awful episode of a terrible series.
     
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    Dude, the seeker swarm is awesome and all, but really, why so many duplicates??
     
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    Because there aren't enough unique ones to make a swarm!
     
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    I originally wanted two of each type, so that one day in the far future I could display them in both robot and alt mode simultaneously. The third GreenScream is to also have one to just mess with.

    After that, I saw the Takara display with the release of Thundercracker, and they had four showing mid-air transformation... And it just looked cool.

    And.... this. (Although there probably are now - including the second version, Takara have 4 Starscream, Skywarp, Thundercracker and Sunstorm, Hasbro have one each of the Seekers, and iGear have the three Seekers, the three Coneheads plus G2 Ramjet and Acid Storm - was there another iGear 'prototype' I am missing?) Besides, I have always had the plan to repaint a few. Although I doubt that I will really get around to it.

    I also enjoy army building. This is not the only figure that I army build (although it is the most expensive) and I really like doing this.
     
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    nice carboot and tru haul today x from the carboot i got pm prime with aa in box for £6!!! and classics rodimus for £1.50 x from tru i got foc shockwave and op/megs cyberverse set which they only charged me for 1 of x :) 
     
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    Skywarp SCS AKA "Pretender Skywarp"

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    Damn, I really need to hit the boot sales!

    Was Prime complete? It's a great set....
     
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    gtf316 Nuked in the face.

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    Masterpiece Prime spotted in toysrus's'ses in the florida area, I'll be there in about 10 hours.

    Game on!
     
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    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    do eet!!
     
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    Pick me one up please gtf!!!!
     
  18. Sweeny

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    Well that is stunning, and no mistake. Those green-screams are really rather nice looking. Hmmm how much do they go for these days?

    Doctor Who was one of the best episodes for a while, no spoilers but great story and quite touching. @Hulk - fair enough, diff folks for....well you know the rest!
     
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    For some strange reason, all the MP Seekers seem to have gone up in price with the release of the second version of the figure. The GreenScreams are nice, and if you can look past the 'but its not authentic' deco they are probably one of the better schemes, and based on a real F15. You should be able to get a new one for around £100.
     
  20. Sweeny

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    Ok cheers, may have to leave it a while then as my credit card is still quivering in a dark corner after the past couple of months & the MP pre-orders!