The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Neo-Primus

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    You know the old adage, First Come, First Served.
     
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    This is not a drill, we have paint on walls at Chateau Skywarp…..

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    I am excite :eek: :D 
     
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    Just had a little brown box of Red Alert filler parts arrive from TFSafari...

    Now I want 5x white sets and 1x grey set of these arm fillers from this upgrade kit for all the other Sideswipe bots. :oops: 

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    I have the trailer set up on the display so it's being used (Prime's ghost and the s3 minibots have occupied it along with Rodimus). It's strange, I do like the character, and I should like the toy, but it's just there. I've never had this with an expensive mainline figure before.
     
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    I still haven't taken him out of the box yet. In fairness, he's one of a number of boxed bots, but I'm just lacking the drive to open him up. Whereas something like Core-class Soundwave lasted 30 seconds between arriving in the post and being freed from his plastic/cardboard prison.

    Glad it's come to retail proper so a more general audience can get their hands on it too. Did I hear something about them developing a companion app for it?
     
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    Nice! I installed a few USB sockets around the house last year, one for each bedroom and one in the kitchen, hadn't considered the inevitable change to USB-C; now I'm glad I didn't bother doing all of them :D 

    Be interested to hear whether yours run hot. It's not a surprise as such, plug-in USB adaptors get warm so I should have expected an integral one to do the same, but it was pretty concerning the first time I felt a warm spot on a socket I installed, first thought was "oh s*** a loose wire is causing arcing", opened it all up, nope, everything nice and tight. Would it have killed the manufacturer to add a heatsink? Maybe yours did and I'm just cheap :D 

    Soon I will redecorate my home-office. I have planned where the Transformers displays will be but not what colour the walls will be yet #priorities

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    Yes indeed, so you can play without a GM. Although I always liked being Morcar (he'll never be Zargon to me!)
     
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    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Either version would be good, there is Power Up
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    Or Hacker X-3
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    Drop me a PM if you have either dude :D 


    Safe travels to your wife dude. Hope it goes well with her mum.

    They do help with his feet. And they look cosy too.

    Good luck with the decorating good sir. Nice colour you've picked out. I'm making a note of it potentially for my man-cave. Haven't painted since we moved in, but the man-cave is a nice shade of pinky-browny-vomit colour.
     
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    @Danforth & @MyTea Boc

    Thank you both! The green is actually for the “feature wall” :) rolleyes:)  in our daughters room, she’s away on a school trip so we want to move her into her room as a surprise when she gets back….

    As for the USB sockets, I’ll keep you posted, we’ve only done them for bedside cabinets and by desks this far….:) 
     
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    Did anyone preorder the Transform Element TE-01 OP Leader reissue from Omegalock? I can’t find any info on when it was supposed to be released.
     
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    Artfire, Artfire, wherefore art fire.. thou?

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    He's in this box!
     
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    Skywarp SCS AKA "Pretender Skywarp"

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    Wel jel innit?

    Mine is with Royal Mail :confused:  Can’t wait to see your pics mate :) 
     
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    Oh damn, they've added mech-suits to Fortnite...

    Transformers must only be a matter of time now!
     
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    Apparently my amazon.com JP crossover set is due on Thursday. So it should be available generally over here soon, I guess?
    It has made its way from the US and is now with yodel, so fingers crossed it doesn't arrive too terribly pancaked...
     
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    I'm pretty pleased to see them go to retail as well, because not everyone wants to take the risk on a Kickstarter-esque system that's only going to pay out in a year's time.

    That said, I did back it all last year and so hopefully will have it in my hands in about 2 weeks or so when Zavvi pull their finger out. My understanding from the @heroquest twitter is that the two re-done expansions will be made commercially available, it's just the KS 'stretch goal' minis and expansion that won't be available. Which I suppose is good - people who committed to the KS can still feel special, but really everyone else is able to benefit from having a pretty massive game experience.

    Any Warhammer painting nerds in here? I haven't painted minis for maybe 20 years (and wasn't hugely proficient or committed to it even then) but quite fancy painting all the plastic that's going to come with the game. Might do my old Space Crusade if that goes well too. At least the internet is absolutely full of advice and tutorials about these sorts of things!
     
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    Well that’s half the battle…
    Very much appreciated :) 
     
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    Some updates from Sonner on ETAs Items On Their Way - 15/11/2021

    And a blog post to say replies are taking 2-5 days (though I've not had a response to my emails from the 2nd or 10th yet) and that for cancellations they "are catching up with the backlog leftover from the older system and anticipate we will be caught up in the next couple of weeks"
    Get ready for Christmas with Sonner Toys
     
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    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Hope shes suitably chuffed when she gets back from the trip.
     
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    It's all fucking go here today. Here be the Vans of Theseus.

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    Need some gap fillers then pound for pound these will be the most ridiculously priced mediocrity I'll ever own! And I own some ridiculously priced mediocrity.
     
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    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Time for my weekly "Transformers Tuesday" prayer for Blue Bluestreak I guess. :( 
     
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