The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. bcm77

    bcm77 Well-Known Member

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    A suprise package arrived this morning containing,
    [​IMG]Nom Nom Nom by Brendan Mitchell, on Flickr

    BIG thanks to @Siege Fan for these, you're a legend! :) :) :) :) 

    Did another pic of Gambit where the lighting turned out moodier than anticipated so I went with it,
    [​IMG]Gambit by Brendan Mitchell, on Flickr

    @Seeaich,
    Has there been a price listed for that Dinobot kit?
     
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  2. Divebomb

    Divebomb "Not without incident"

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    I think a lot of people got into collecting again through Covid and lockdowns. I certainly rekindled my love of Lego. It is nice to have a hobby where you are not staring at a screen.
     
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  3. SJW

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    Haha - sounds like we all slip up on the plastic collecting.

    I thought the figure you have coming soon is familiar. @nice sideburns posted this in Sept. He put the head on ER Scorpy.

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  4. Max Tower

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    Why does Amazon think they are getting the Golden Disc items 3 entire months before Hasbro - I know they got some items previously a bit earlier but 3 months just seems really unrealisitic to me - I bet those dates get changed.
     
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  5. Siege Fan

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    To use a phrase I heard again recently, get them round ye! :D 
     
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  6. bcm77

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    Will do!...probably a bit later once I've had my tea.

    I have to pace myself because regular Jaffa Cakes disappear very quickly in my hands :D 
     
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  7. rikkomba

    rikkomba Fishmonger Supreme of TFW2005

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    Indeed, that is the plan. Brave Maximus' ETA depends on Black Zarak's release date.

    In other news, I had a free corner in the new cabinet, but Kapow Toys saved the day, this was their last one:
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  8. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    There's the (admittedly rather slim) chance that the agreement on the "Amazon Exclusive" on the Golden Disk sets may possibly have a bit of a Timed Exclusive factor giving Big Evil first dibs.
     
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  9. Primacron

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    The pink and blue rangers have been at the sugar. Red ranger is glum because his Elvis impersonation career didn’t take off…..

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    In other news, I’m done with Power Rangers (again). I gave up on my green ranger preorder and got it from Amazon instead.
     
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  10. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    I messaged Kapow! about my Green Ranger pre-order. They said they haven't received any update from Hasbro yet and will let me know when it's in stock.

    The pre-order was made over a year ago now. When will Hasbro pull their finger out?! Well we all know the answer to that one...
     
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    In fact I went in the opposite direction - born and raised in the south, living variously in Sussex Kent Hampshire Dorset and Wiltshire, then got a job covering all those places and more... moved to Aberdeenshire a few years ago as part of a big life change. Plan to live out the rest of my life up here, health permitting. I'm two miles from the nearest post box :D 

    I like Huntly. Good farmers' market, good bookshop.

    I too have a Slammer on order at Amazon and, ever since the roundtable confirmation about Wave 5, have worried I'm in some sort of commerce cul-de-sac, wherein a new product listing will be created for actual incoming Wave 5 stock and I might miss out. Tried to explain this to Amazon chat operative this morning and they seemed pretty confident my order would be fulfilled once stock came in.
     
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  12. Siege Fan

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    Wingfinger just arrived from Smyths, that was bloody quick! Probably because it wasn't from Yodel like all the documentation said...
     
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    Hi guys, trying to help a friend out here but even with the guide I still can’t tell if the Galvatron below has correct or incorrect shoulders. Anyone able to help?


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  14. JSpaced10

    JSpaced10 Not Predacon: PREDAKING!

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    COVID the postman had another crack at it today, despite apparently delivering yesterday and Leader Class Dragonstorm has arrived!
    These guys are super hollow, but they look amazing, even the paint apps are pretty decent. Now to snap mine while transforming…
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  15. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    Looks like my TEMPOP from SSZ has landed in these shores, hopefully not more than a day or 2 from delivery
     
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    That's incorrect. The tops of the shoulders are smooth on the correct version. The texture/undulations/indents are the underside of the joint where upside down

    Better pics of mine, you can see the whole top section of the shoulder is smooth and blends in

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  18. Siege Fan

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  19. rikkomba

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    Heraclitus* might.
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    The Galvatron that John Warden and the interns at Hasbro focused on after the pub had six shoulder parts, and was preserved by Takaratomy down even to the time of Studio Series 86, for they took away the old parts as they decayed, putting in new and stronger parts in their places, insomuch that this design became a standing example among the product managers, for the logical question of things that grow; one intern holding that the shoulder design remained the same, and the other contending that it was not the same.
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    — Plutarch, Theseus

    (*in English: Clit's Hero)
     
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  20. motorthing

    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    My AmaSlammer order still says 8/11.......we shall see.

    Which is still before Hasbro have even acknowledged He exists.

    And I'm still due to get the Pipes redos before Pipes even appears for order.

    World upside down......
     
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