The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Max Tower

    Max Tower Well-Known Member

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    I guess a lot of people will have a "safety" pre-order on Hasbro Pulse since it's delivery date is listed as much later than Amazon. So when/if the Amazon one ships a lot of people will cancel the Hasbro one and it will have some more stock then. The really late dates on the hasbro Pulse shop confuse me a lot though, I'd be a bit annoyed if I had to wait like an extra 2 months to get something compared to else where - for no deserable reason.

    But it not like Shattered Glass toys catagorise as "urgent" - even Artfire isn't hugely important to me in terms of waiting without a complementary Stepper to go with him.

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    Now I have noticed that there is Hound Generics on the Netflix show in a bunch of other colours, I find it weird that they went so big on the Sideswipe repaints and didn't think to make a Brown-Hound, or Detritus or Rollbar. It just seems like more of an oversight now that there is a desert hound OSKO coming out shortly.

    Who knows perhaps they will make a Sunstorm and Detritus set sometime.

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    I was wondering with those recent re-release (on preorder) of the Reflector gift set - is that at the same price as last time or cheaper ?
    I have reason to buy another couple of those sets - but at a bit cheaper than the old retail price if possible.
     
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  2. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    Yeah, I'd have preferred to have waited and got these instead of the original releases. I much prefer the toy heads.
     
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    "Yes, it's a crossbow, fuck up!"

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    The 'nobody will ever know' spare outfit off SHEIN stank.

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    Fisher's drugs were way better than what was going on around her.

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    This week's custom work has mostly been this:

    Four chins and a grin.
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  5. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    "Say 'calamari' one more time..."

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    Just saw this on the twitters IMG_20210604_114729.jpg
     
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  8. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    It is indeed. Got it for 25 on ebay.

    Sweet Jaysus that is amazing.

    No better way to start the day than staring intently at Soundwave's crotch. That is a shame about the loose balljoint.

    Nice work on all fronts. Quinthide looks good and creepy!

    'Fine I won't.'

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    'Squidward'
     
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  9. Prescient

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    @Siege Fan did you see the upcoming origins he-man and skelator re release with the full power swords and more vintage heads?

    Hope everyone else well. I haven't bought any tfs for a few weeks now, and also frustrated I missed out on siege soundblaster. Happy to buy a spare off anyone if any about.

    Finally managed to recover my youtube channel after my own vid popped up in my recommendations, probs after browsing retro TF stuff and I watched it, realised it was familiar. Lol that I still have some subscribers left too.

    Only a couple of vids left on it & yay for vintage camera phone recording quality.

     
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    For all of you wishing to opt out of data sharing personal medical info with NHS Digital (to open up the data to universities, researchers and pharmaceuticals) the form to do this is in the link below:

    https://nhs-prod.global.ssl.fastly....lanning-and-research/type-1-opt-out-form.docx

    Apparently you can verbally confirm to your GP practice you are registered with to go with a Type 1 opt out but I’m also giving them the completed signed form so they can put on file. A phone call or verbal confirmation can be omitted and not added to one’s file.

    Deadline to properly opt out and notify your GP practice is the 23rd June. Can get this in before. Data starts being shared from the 1st July.
     
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  11. Siege Fan

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    I did, and they'll hopefully neatly solve my issue of host bodies for the deluxe set heads we're no doubt getting!
     
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    was £70 also on kapow before they sold out recently. they did have them on offer there for £65 a few months ago. i got a set back in feb for £58 on amazon, but not avilable there any more.

    *if anyone is interested/unaware, you can get 5% off collectable kingdoms (who have the 3 pack) by joining the transformers unlimited uk/eu facebook group, which would at least take care of the shipping
     
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  13. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    *Angry mollusc noises*

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    Hey folks,

    Not been posting much, been going through a bit of a rough one!

    Anyway, big longshot, but does anyone have the trio of earthrise cone heads for sale? If so pm me!

    Hope you're all well, much love!
     
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  16. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm Wreck n’ rule

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    I definitely miss the con crew, even longer for @Decepticreeps100 too since I think his last one was 2018?

    may be longer if next year I still have loads to sell as I may have a booth. May just ask Spacebridge to cone pick it all up
     
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  17. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    It's an Aliens kind of day. And TFC Rolling Thunder Prime has a vaguely APC quality about him.

    Bug hunt
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    Bug smush
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    Left hook
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    Struggle
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    Watch out for the little mouth
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    I told you guys.. remind me not to get the Lanard Alien set. You failed.
     
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  18. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    That video is incredible, proper bit of collecting history. I've said it before, say what you will about the film itself but the RotF era was a golden age for TF toy fans. I don't think we'll ever see a toy display like that again.
     
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    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Just once I'd like to get through a day without it becoming some kind of hentai nightmare.

    Hope things are a bit better for you dude. Good luck with the conehead hunt.
     
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  20. Prescient

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    Yer that was the end of a great TRU era for TFs, I recall getting early access (the night before) to the display in my TRU for it so it was freshly set up and before customers were buying stock.

    This was front of house too. They still had the shelf spaces allocated to the other TF series and remnants of previous movie in the main toy area.
     
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