The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. BQuantum

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    Got Sunstreaker recently (amazingly fulfilled by Amazon!). The more I look at him, the better he looks. I had the G1 version as a kid and he was one of my favourites (even if looking back on it he was a bit of a brick) so getting this version was a given.

    I’m also glad that the lambros can be back together again.

    If anything is missing, it’s that the latest versions of characters are missing weapons, come on those vents are not a weapon, and look so much better on his back (where I think they should be). Anybody have any leads on where I could purchase some generic weapons that could be used by these two?

    Now to wait on one of the aftermarket companies to come up with a spoiler for him and he’ll be practically perfect (let’s not mention the discrepancy in the shades of yellow, shall we?)
     
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  3. John Burrows

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    Runamuck and Sunstreaker now available for home delivery at Smyths.
     
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  4. Siege Fan

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    If it's anything like NI, home delivery can depend on what region you're in... Just FYI! Home delivery seems to run off local store stock here in NI at least.
     
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    OH You have a Traumatizer... I've never even seen one. You know what a nice thing for someone to make as an accessory for Centurions... a Clear visor Orbital Interceptor helmet. Or failing that slip in clear visor inserts for the Centurions helmets that would be really nice to have too.

    I did a couple of years ago manage to chase up a Skybolt, & I guess I've had Hornet for about 4, I got a spare wild weasil about 5 year ago too but I still don't have Detonator and Depthcharger. (or a Traumatizer) I do have that wind up back pack and some of the smaller figures (which surprised me in being better than I expected them to be) I've been lucky enough to get a few Duplicate 8" figures too so I have them to display most of the weapon system (as here) Hornet takes up quite a bit of space however - I was so chuffed to find out all these years after they were released. Great toyline though - I'm pleased to have as much as I do, I just wish I hade more Bone Age i've only got a couple of the dinosaurs and a lot of the cavemen figures... I'd be so pleased to have more of that though too, I'm doing decently on Visionaries and MASK though I have very nearly complete collections of those (just need the Dagger Assault & a couple of obscure repaint figure 2 packs for the mask items) I would like a few more bits of Vortech though - I only have about 4 or 5 of those (that I have any at all is kinda a minor miracle though considering how rare they are). I like 1980's toylines they "did things" and so were fun.

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    Say random question does anyone know if the 3D printed back filler for Studio Series ROTF Megatron only had one colour or if it was made to match both version of the character ? I just got one and notice the colour doesn't match and I wondered if they were all like that - it's still something i'd really remcomend though, even with the ill matching shade of grey it's a huge improvement.
     
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    PLEASE someone tell me I am not the only one who can't get Smyths website to work - it worked fine when I ordered Gigawatt a few weeks ago, and i've place orders a couple of months prior to that and now - NOTHING works, doesn't matter how I change my computer browser security, or address, what card I am using ; what browser I am using if I buy logged in or as a guest - even got someone else to try - NOTHING WORKS all I get is either the transaction won't finish and I get the error Message "Your item quantity has been updated" or "There is a problem with your card" - I'm only buying 3 items 1 of each and all of them are instock for home delivery so if they were the problem another error message would be more appropriate.

    Anyone know of a work around (no i'm not so desperate to buy Smyths vouchers just yet) I really don't want to have this problem still if they actually ever get the WFCT tems in for home delivery in case they have a sudden attack of competance or something rare like that.
     
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  9. Siege Fan

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    Try one test item that's definitely in stock in your area, if that works it might be that the other items are only available in other locations (which they of course don't tell you).
     
  10. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    Would anyone be interested in this sexy beast at all?

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    Wei Jiang M01-B.
    He's boxed and complete with instructions. I've transformed him twice (once into cab mode and back again) and he's then been on display.
    I've never taken the blades out of the box and never applied the unmasked face either.

    I was looking for £70 posted.

    In other news; dispatch email received from Smyths for Fasttrack - yay!

    However, its being shipped via Yodel.

    F*cking. Yodel.
     
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  11. Decepticreeps100

    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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    It's amazing what a simple re-shell can do for a figure. Bumblebee and Cliffjumper are pretty much the same size, but the less angular shape of the VW Beetle make him seem much smaller in vehicle mode, and there's enough differentiation in bot mode to keep that visual distinction going.

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    Bumblebee is essentially a miniaturized version of MP-21... actually, he's probably not even that much smaller than MP-21. But this one is more playable, and didn't cost £55 so I say it's an improvement of sorts... :lol 

    Man, remember when Masterpiece figures were only £55? Glad I jumped out of that game when I did, because talk about a price hike! And the quality took a bit of a dive too in the name of 'cartoon accuracy'.

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    £40 MORE?! And you don't even get an exosuit Daniel/Spike figure to balance out the cost! Shameful.
     
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  13. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    BOOM. ORDEURED. Just gotta keep an eye out for the Bumbler, Wheeljack and Elita-1 all being in stock on the same day for click and collect...
     
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    Turn the sound down unless you speak German or don't mind!

     
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    Stuck between Runamuck NAOW!, and my sneaking suspicion Hasbro will drop a Rainmaker-style Fan Vote 3-pack of white & orange detailing version plus a pair of Devastation-style Ground Troopers, The Bar Stewards!
     
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  16. Max Tower

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    Well I don't want to buy something and pay for shipping when my full order has free shipping.. But OK I'll reluctantly remove something and try that - but it's a card glitch that I get not an item not in stock error message.

    But Ok I'll try changing what I buy.

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    Nope doesn't work no matter what I change, I removed items altered the numbers, change card, changed browser... "nothing works".
     
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  17. Insurgent

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    Just finished Ducktales season 2. Yes, I seem to have marathoned the entire two seasons in about 2 weeks. Damn that was a sweet finale. Great payoffs to the season's previous episodes and a nice little tease at the end for the next season.

    Also, Glomtales title sequence had me rolling with laughter. So much so, I rewound it and played it through again straight away.
     
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  18. Siege Fan

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    Clear browser cache and cookies if you haven't already? Make sure there isn't two instances of a Smyths tab or something?
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    IDT Black Friday sale items, some good stuff

    Black Friday 2020
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    Can't be arsed linking, but Tfcollector on Youtube has a G2 Megs review up.
     
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    I really wish IDT would add a filter to their site. Scrolling through 18 pages of toys can get tedious...
     
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  20. Brum Bot

    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    Please somebody buy this from this man. It’s a stunning figure, proper chonk from when WJ was in its pomp, and the paint is sublime.

    @Siege Fan you’re 2 for 2 on enablement, used that 20% discount you touted....

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    Bagged a stocking filler for the little one too.... try and keep her away from my Cliffjumper! :lol 
     
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