The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. DaftRaider

    DaftRaider Sir Not-a-Decepticon

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    Pulse sends out figures as they become available, even if they're part of a larger order. That's how I got my Glavatron, despite being lumped in with five or six other things that came out way later.
     
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  2. Genodectes

    Genodectes Well-Known Member

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    Realistically wave 4 would have been produced and boxed up months ago, and I suspect it’s the ongoing global issues with shipping and distribution that’s affecting the release. The fact there’s already been so many leaks of figures direct from the factory to me suggests that the early production runs are boxed and ready, however like with many businesses the actual process of getting stock out worldwide is being affected, I am sure the actual production has been hampered too, and it’s had an impact of stock levels, but anything coming out in the next 18 months is almost certainly way past production though with how long Covids been happening this delay could well be caused by issues over a year ago and issues right now too, it’s certainly impacting a lot of businesses
     
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  3. G1 Mirage Owner

    G1 Mirage Owner Well-Known Member

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    I couldn't remember if they did that or not, so decided to really get my monies worth out of the Pulse Premium. :D 
     
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  4. Genodectes

    Genodectes Well-Known Member

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    Also I blame all of you for me buying Draculus, he can hang out and discuss cloak tailoring next year with Optus Nox….
     
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  5. RobS

    RobS Well-Known Member

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    Same here! But like a total plonker I didn't realise Wasp is due out sooner and ordered them both together. Oh well, looks like I'll be waiting till the new year for them both.............
     
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  6. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    Wow, nostalgia has just smacked me around the face with a wet kipper with this photo. Amazing.
     
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  7. Lothar Hex

    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    Ordered Waspy at InDemand. Not fussed at Tigger and Not Ravage.

    Tigatron is also up at Kapow
     
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  8. Q Prime

    Q Prime Well-Known Member

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    Somewhat surprised that IDToys are offering the Hasbro Fortnite figures given that I once asked them about carrying Fortnite figures and they said they don't sell well.
     
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  9. Genodectes

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    Waspinator is up at Kapow, cheaper than Pulse by a little presumably they will be adding the others shortly
     
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  10. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    Agree completely on the stickers. My Arms Micron Bulkhead looks properly dog-eared as my eldest son loved grabbing hold of him and asking for it to be transformed.

    I wish I'd now left the stickers off of re-issue Breakdown and Vehicon as they now look really naff if you don't get them right 1st time. If you look to take em off, you've got no chance as they're so thin.
     
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  11. Siege Fan

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    Went with IDT for 2x Wasps as they have mid October listed (though fuck knows, really), and saved on time and postage going Comics for Tigatron. Safety orders with Pulse because that's all they're good for usually!
     
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  12. motorthing

    motorthing We woz robbed

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    Safety orders and In-stocks - they are pretty nippy on stuff that's in hand......like my Eternals. (Still went SAF for my TFs tho...) IMG_20211004_163214.jpg

    Yes they still look like 1970's generic Humans dressed as somebody's idea of The Future, but I'm beginning to warm to the idea the Film might not be so bad afterall - same as with Shang Chi. Hopefully.
     
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  13. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    @DaftRaider's "Telephone Game" theory seems most likely then, that the "Amazon Exclusivity" was in fact a miscommunication about orange Tigger.

    I'm just gonna sit here drumming my fingers whilst waiting for Slammer & Pipes, hey ho!
     
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  14. Paneltron

    Paneltron “Cover your receptors, Perceptor.”

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    Hasbro is wrecking my wallet this month.

    Someone come up with a pun on October that covers Transformers and wrecked wallets.

    Edit: partially written sentence now compete.


    This place is full of enablers. It’s disgusting; think I need to go order Waspinator and Tigatron to make me feel better.

    ***

    Unrelated to the above:

    Thumbs up to @Apollux, @Dobbie and @Xaran Alamas for good buying experiences in recent weeks and months.
     
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  15. bcm77

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    Pre-ordered Tigatron with Comics & Cocktails.
     
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  16. w00dimusPr1me

    w00dimusPr1me Well, that's just Prime!

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    I had this on FB marketplace recently.
    A massive bundle of DS games, £400 worth. He asked me to ship to someone in the UK who would then post on. Had no issues at all as I met my half of the agreement, sent tracked to where he asked, all went fine,

    then he messaged me a few days later when his friend had sent them to him, again all ok.

    you and me both! I’m only interested in cartoon bots. Hoping I can get my hands on a ravage else I may have to buy SP as a substitute

    Aww thanks, hope it didn’t hurt too much?
     
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  17. MyTea Boc

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

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    I've been told I've looked 40 since I was 18. I imagine by the time I'm 60 I'll look like a corpse.

    Ugh those stickers. Rather they just didn't.

    Good spud that Siege lad and no messing.

    Paying it forward, more than a few of you folks on the mainland arced as relays for us norn iron plebs while pulse UK got their shit together.

    Heartedly approve

    Hmmm. As long as you have emails documenting their wishes and have it fully tracked/ insured. Go for it.
     
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  18. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    Wasp and kitty preordered with kapow. Finally, that's a relief. And I think that's me done with kingdom.

    I hope that the final wave curse goes easy on all you folks looking to get Pipes and Slammer.
     
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  19. Xaran Alamas

    Xaran Alamas Well-Known Member

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    Togatron is like Tigatron but he's in Ancient Rome! :D 

    Aw shucks :oops:  you're welcome!

    ...

    Today's arrivals and hooo boy, Vector and Omega from @joetele were a TAD bigger than I was expecting :lol  but that's entirely on me for not checking in Omega's case and Vector I think it's more he's chonkier than I'm used to as I did check his height, but sometimes you just don't know till you actually have the thing in hand :)  I love the little cog detailing on Vector!
    Omega is missing a little clip on the side of his ship command tower but it's entirely possible that's in the bubble wrap somewhere. Not that I'm massively fussed if it is missing entirely, it's not a structurally critical piece :) 
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    This is how they were straight out the box, let's call it travel mode :lol 
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    Thanks again @joetele
     
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  20. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    Hush now, Brian, you may just have lucked into "character actor face" and could pull off the fellow Brian's (Dennehy, that is) looking-middle-aged into seniority!
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