The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. robotmel

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    "Ook" will always remind me of a logo advert artist Simon Bisley did for a comic shop many, many years ago! Can't remember which comic shop it was, maybe Gosh! or some similar small indie shop?
    I would have to dig out my old UKCAC programmes as I'm sure it was used in them! :) 

    Oh main point I forgot to make :rolleyes:  I have an old KO black Classics Voyager Optimus Prime. I might bash the body and legs onto the blue head and thighs of a regular Classics Prime to create the same look! Trukk not Munky! :D 
     
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  2. Shinsei

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    My favourite so far this year, possibly... my favourite WFC figure overall.
     
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    So who's your Hellboy stand in?
     
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  4. RoboW4rrior298

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

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    I’ve seen both, and I did have their Blurr at one point, Overclocking or something I think it was which was a great figure but I think the alt mode of SXS looks crap compared to Calidus :rolleyes: 
     
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    So are none of us going to talk about the fact Optimus Primal is clearly shooting this fleeing gorilla in the head?

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    I was browsing Smyths website earlier and noticed they had the latest wave of Fortnite Legendary Series figures already in stock so I ordered Agent Peely!

    I'm not sure how Jazwares are getting stuff to UK shelves so quickly when the likes of Hasbro are taking forever to get specific waves from all their 6 inch lines but I definitely approve as the Fortnite figures are such good value for money.
     
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    I was briefly considering getting Sunstreaker and then I saw this, I imagine the lighting has a part to play but is it really that contrasting in real life? I mean that is almost old dry manky vanilla ice cream colour....
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  8. RoboW4rrior298

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

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    The in hand colours at a glance are really not that noticeable. You have to really examine him to see it I find. I would also imagine display lighting would have a big part in whether or not he looks crap, because in mine he’s just hanging out on Omegas base mode and looks perfectly fine under a shadow.
     
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  9. Dobbie

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    I did wonder because the difference in that picture is remarkable.

    ALERT, ALERT! Some MMC figures are back in stock at Kapow, including Spartan...
     
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    Its Squidward on Steroids!!! :eek: 

    Got my Kingdom Primal today, and he’s lovely. When my middle son saw him in the box, his first exclamation was “A furry robot?!” :lol 
    When I showed him the beast mode he said “oh, that makes sense now”, and ran off to play with him.
    Robot mode is great, Gorilla mode is great, even the man in a gorilla costume mode is good. I didn’t expect the arm cannons, so that was a nice surprise.
     
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    i believe this has potential. the Kreo head has a way bigger socket than the ball on the neck. any elegant way of thickening the ball/closing the hole? or just a case of jamming some shit in there?
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  12. RoboW4rrior298

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    MUST RESIST!!!

    PS..anyone intending to grab MMC Ravage, I’ll take the Megatron upgrades off of your hands :p 
     
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    If anyone wants to buy me a teeny-tiny birthday gift for next month, it's a mere £500 for their Bruticus. Mastermind Creations Assaultus Full Set of 5 - Kapow Toys

    Joking aside, is it just me who is absolutely fine paying £100 for a figure, but struggles to justify £500 at once for five? Even if they have the money?
     
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    Just watched the Snowpiercer movie. That might be the biggest piece of shit film I've ever seen, and I like Crank and Machete.

    Why are they on a train? Why does this train not have an external thermometer? Why are they on a train? If the world developed a clean perpetual motion machine surely their energy needs were met and climate catastrophe could have been averted? Why are they on a train? Why did Chris Evan's agree to this film? Why are they on a train?
     
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    Good god, of all the places to see a Hellboy reference...

    Don't blame Primal, blame the parents for letting their kid fall into the enclosure! Rest easy, my sweet prince.

    So fellas, I might have just ordered £30+ worth of figures from China... Will I get a ransom note? It was through EvilBay.
     
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    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    Possibly. You're in NI, you do have funny rules now. Who knows whether eBay know them? Or whether the post know whether it's for customs or not?

    Cross your fingers and pray to Primus
     
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    Sounds like how it usually looked when ordering from the US or China or the like, guess it makes sense as Europe is now treated the same as far as the UK is considered. What's frustrating to me is unlike postage, Import Charges are not included in search results so you might see a really good price but then look in more detail and discover the extra fees...

    So... why are they on a train? :p 
     
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    RoboW4rrior298 Oh $#!* what are we gonna do now?

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    Fully understand this dilemma! It’s how I felt about getting the Planet X seekers. I ordered their Acid Storm, Sunstorm, Thundercracker and Skywarp together on Kapow (got Starscream later on eBay for a mark up) and even though they were like £70 each it was already £280 for those 4, then got Starscream for like £120 I think? This was all in one month mind you...
     
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    Why were they on a train? o_O 
     
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    I haven’t seen the film, but I’m assuming the train is a metaphor for something really meaningful.
     
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