The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Siege Fan

    Siege Fan Well-Known Member

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    Been saying exactly that for ages with Hasbro. Also, what's the bloody point of tooling two small characters in the Pit set they can't use anywhere else, then making a handful of them for Pulse? It could be driving SS sales as a Micromaster 2 pack, as could the repaints and retools that make up the rest of the set.

    I mean Jesus, they then randomly made the Pit available again due to popularity, by pre-order. There's teenagers who could run a business better, I'm sure of it.
     
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  2. John Burrows

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    This whole Netflix Bumblebee situation is getting a bit annoying :mad: 
     
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  3. Lord Raze

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    Hasbro will probably use this as an excuse to produce 5 Bumblebee variants in the next toyline after Kingdom.

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    rikkomba Fishmonger Supreme of TFW2005

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    Today is a sad day. Maradona died, and Earthrise is still running.
     
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    Gumblor Gimbles Norn' Ironhide

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    Yugoslavia, 1994. There’s a reason there’s not many photos of the conflict...
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    I loved all the tag teams back then, even The Bushwhackers :D 

    Any plans to get the yellow Hasbro KOTR ring as an extension to your display or are you just going to stick with the blue one?
     
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    Skywarp SCS AKA "Pretender Skywarp"

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    I’ve just opened the kitchen cupboards and a jar of the wife’s omega three tablets fell and hit me square in the face.

    Thankfully my injuries were only Super Fish Oil.....




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    Loosecannon Cos I know I'm right...

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    Mods, ban him now!
     
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  10. Siege Fan

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    Just paid for Legends retro Gambit and Rogue with IDT.
     
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    MyTea Boc Don't feed me after midnight.

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    It's okay, I forgive you. I can't forgive myself for laughing though.

    Taking advent very seriously in our gaff this year...
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    Pre orders or in stock items?

    Still waiting on my 13th Nov in stock orders from them.

    Two weeks seems to be the turnaround time from order to receipt.

    Any news on Bumbleebee and Elita? Any signs Smyths are going to get stock before 30th?
     
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  13. Siege Fan

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    Preorders that are counted as in stock items because I was able to order an in stock item alongside them. Due with them on Friday from memory.
     
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    It's like these companies don't want to make money >< same crap as US companies seeming to forget about the world outside of the US, or at best, the North American continent.

    Man I love those little suits. I picked up the yellow, red and that white one for a tenner each the other week. Seriously tempted to get some more but I don't have the monies for more right now so I might content myself with some of the MFT KO ones down the road, especially as they do one based on Jim Raynor from StarCraft :D 

    *Groan*
    :lolol 

    DO IT!
     
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  15. motorthing

    motorthing One of these days.........

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    Evening all, I still function etc etc.

    That's a week and a bit offline I could have done without. And you've only done about 80-odd pages.......you're slacking UKthread.

    Back home to a few deliveries (good part) a lot of domestic issues (less good part) and a bunch of crap from amazon.com (shit but predictable part) Screenshot_20201125-131715.png Screenshot_20201125-194744.png

    That's the AA set from Yankazon. After "losing" my Coneheads the useless feckers have now "lost" and somehow "returned" Prowl/Haaade. And they also cancelled my GiJoe Storm Shadow.

    Do I get the feeling Beezos' has been striking back for my less than complimentary comments about his shitty tax-dodging outfit? Why yes, I do. Statistically how could you explain them fucking up three exclusive products one after the other?

    I'll wait.

    I've already got the Set (thank fuck for insurance orders after all) but as @Seeaich has sagely pointed out - glass knees on the DatBros doesn't give a feeling of longevity to these things, and a spare is prudent.

    And breath.

    So, take this as a cautionary tale: just because we've secured an exclusive from these jokers, doesn't at all guarantee its arrival.

    Now, I get to relax and enjoy Runadude for a while and look forward to his Gothy twin turning up soon. That's the good part again.
     
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    Underlord Frontier Psychiatrist.

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    Was it speculation or rumour from a reliable source that said Netflix Bee was being repacked in Kingdom?
     
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    Rotorstorm Wreck n’ rule

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    No news on Ironhide and Prowl shipping to me until January, they better provide since I skipped other orders

    have some custom robot pics in the meantime.

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    Thanks to @Apollux and @Art Vandelay for the teletraan pieces, still hope to find Bumblebee at retail but if anyone wants to send me Red Alert and Impactor teletraan pieces I’ll gladly at least pay postage
     
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  18. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    Speculation AFAIK, and purportedly Alex Milne has stated on Twitter that the license Hasbro had from VW has now expired BUUUUUT I'm inclined to take that with a pinch of salt too because, well, Freelancers ain't exactly deep in the corporate structure, and 'Bee's pretty prominently featured in the artwork for the line.
    Now I know Sideswipe in ER art didn't result in an actual ER figure BUT one of our reliable sources has put forward that he was the mysterious WFC-E28 which never materialised due to the ol' Pandemic. If I were a magic 8-ball asked I'd say "Situation foggy, ask again later"!
     
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  19. Decepticreeps100

    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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    Anyone have a duplicate Runabooot they need re homing please ping me....
     
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    Is that the Canadian one, eh? ;) 
     
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