The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    1. Be an adult and pay debts
    2. Buy Pumpkin with slow delivery
    3. Buy Cell
    4. Wait for Cell to be reissued
    5. Throw mental caution to the wind and buy a market priced Haslab Unicron
     
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  2. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    Are there any figures you can sell to offset the cost a bit? The transformation on that thing looks like an absolute faff but he also looks fab in either mode.

    Personally I'd say try to pay off any debts first; the Unicron itch has been well and truly scratched with Haslab, so IMO it's unlikely Pumpkin's going to sell out in the interim.
     
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  3. Xaran Alamas

    Xaran Alamas Well-Known Member

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    If you keep it away from young kids you should be fine...;) 
     
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  4. robotmel

    robotmel *All must transform*

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    Nooo I mean the grey tyres... ;) :p 
     
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  5. IrnBro

    IrnBro Well-Known Member

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    Pay off debts. Just do it

    Everyone needs a unicron

    I have cell and I love him. The transformation is long but he turns into a frickin planet , it’s not gonna be spring loaded
     
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  6. Prescient

    Prescient Well-Known Member

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    You have to really really want the colouring in Pumpkin to choose him and be happy with him on display.

    There is always a good chance SC will release another batch of the original colouring.

    Personally, I wouldn't buy at this stage.
     
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  7. IrnBro

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    darqen Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have a reasonably priced siege shockwave or the earthrise micromaster space shuttle pair? On the lookout :) 
     
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  9. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    So, weekend musings...

    Not that long ago we had a quick chat on what we're looking forward to in 2022 from Legacy/Studio Series.

    How about 3P? I feel this is an area of the franchise/fandom that our thread mostly navigated away from post WFC, bar the occasional release here and there.

    What 3P bots that are announced/in the pipeline are you looking forward to in 2022, and why?

    It's a relatively lean list for me...

    I'm looking forward to the last Cang Toys Predacons. -If- there's movement on that end I'm curious to see the MMC Protectobots, although I may not immediately go in on the set as their Bruticus had fairly loose combiner mode joints despite its amazing engineering.

    Curiously that teal blue Tap Out X-transbots Cliffjumper deco has me intrigued. This looks just gaudy enough to be spectacular, and it looks like Cliffjumper is one of their better/safer moulds.

    I've long given up on the FT combiners so no interest there besides curiosity.
     
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  10. Imperator

    Imperator Be like Optimus, wear a mask.

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    If any mould was ever in need of being bigger, it was this one. But then again, if it had been bigger it wouldn't have been done up in these sumptuous colours for TLK.
     
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  11. Insurgent

    Insurgent The Amazing Tango Mysterio

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    Pumpkin is the black legged version right? Dang, for 200, that's tempting. If it's still hanging around at that price next summer, may bite. I've gone off 3p figures any bigger than deluxe due to their complexity not being fun (except for dinobots) but may make an exception for unicron. But bills and other debts need to be paid first.

    Oh nice, couple of bits there I'd be interested in if i weren't on a purchasing hiatus now. If they are still around in a few months, and i remember, i may come sniffing back round.

    As i said above, I've gone off 3p figures pretty much. Their complexities just aren't fun to transform these days. So while I'm keeping the ones i still have, imnot really interested in any new ones. Pkus, it seems to all be legends or mp scale. No chug scale and that's where my money goes.


    Just watched this weeks lower decks. Hell of a great season finale. Roll on season 3 already!
     
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    Bone-dome!

    Do it he's amazing!
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    I went for the upgraded rings (shown in planet mode, robot has original ones). Was £240 all in from showZ including faster shipping. I had no customs hold ups, and paypal pay in 3 helped to spread the cost. The transformation is pretty enjoyable to me, just follow a good tutorial the first few times. i believe Pumpkin is refined in places and is easier to transform. It probably will be re-released in original colours at some point, so you could wait for that, but doubt that will be anytime soon.
     
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  13. MyTea Boc

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

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    What I'm hearing is you need to set up a cookie stand at TFN. Whip out the red and purple food dye. :p  you'd make a mint

    I've never owned the Convoy, but that megatron is an all time great.

    Might be worth seeing if there is a cheap armada unicron going? One of the generations repaints with the g1 head? Might be cheaper and est less space. And definitely worth sorting out debts first man.

    Tfc dominator megatron is about it for me. When 3p companies leaned hard into mp and legends scale they kinda lost me.
     
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  14. Ratchet2007

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    Theres not a lot of love of 3P in this thread tbh so I hardly talk about it. Especially MP 3P which gets bogged down in the price argument always.

    But personally my 3P Waiting list long outweighs my official list. Especially with the amount of reveals from FT and XTB recently.
     
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  15. Genodectes

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    MMC not Deathsaurus is very interesting, and while I’ve heard there’s been delays and it’s overdue I still really think it looks spectacular. There’s also there evil cloak wearing IDW Prime repaint and I’m stoked for how that’s looking
     
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  16. Prescient

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    Still available on amazon.com

    Third party sellers but fulfilled by amazon.

    Works out about £55-£60 shipped inc tax&duties.
     
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  17. doucoo

    doucoo U're an idiot Starscream!

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    Ta, are those the wst Dinobots?

    Looking for them!
     
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  18. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    Don't think it's wst, unless they've been released under that name too?
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  19. G1 Mirage Owner

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    So what does everyone think might go up for pre-order next Friday/Saturday on the Transformers side, after a 'surprise' reveal?

    (The Ravage set we've known about for months)

    Reformatting Galvatron?
    Blue Bluestreak?
    Clampdown?

    Pipes and Slammer finally getting revealed as wave 4.5 or wave 5?

    I think everything else is too far off to get a pre-order next week, but happy to be wrong.
     
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  20. darqen

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    Have seen that one was hoping to see if I could find a little cheaper loose
     
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