The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. John Burrows

    John Burrows Well-Known Member

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    @bcm77 Randy is a legend of my childhood !

    R&R Collectables were really great with me earlier in the summer. They aren't always the cheapest, but if there's anything you need, they'll try and source if for you as well !
     
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  2. bcm77

    bcm77 Well-Known Member

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    Rebecca ferret has again decided to poo on my bedroom carpet right next to the appointed area with puppy pads and paper towels.

    I'm sure I heard chuckling sounds emanating from the depths of Ferret HQ as I was cleaning it up :D 

    Blood sugar is so far behaving in response to the change in meds so I will be conducting a chippy based test this evening :) 

    @John Burrows,
    Mine too! he was the WWF champion at the first ever show I went to in 1992 and I always remember the crowd reaction when he got on the mic and said "Oooohhhhh Yeahhhhh!".....magic!

    It's nice to have at least one option in the UK for the Legends waves as that's one of the lines I'm most likely to buy figures from, with the higher prices I'll certainly be much pickier.

    A quick look at ebay after I finished my order showed the same figure at anywhere from £50 plus shipping all the way up to £90 plus shipping.

    R&R's sale price made it doable for under £35 which is pretty much my limit for individual WWE figures at Mattel's level of quality so not a bad result.
     
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  3. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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    A pleasure, and yes, they are on their way to you as we speak. Had good fun writing those profiles referencing Fawlty Towers.

    Can you believe I had 500 sets of these, and I'm down to just two sets? And in just 8 years too!

    Even Blackhawk Down sold out before that!

    Question to all: is my new ebay business logo showing as my Avatar correctly?
     
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  4. Siege Fan

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    Yup, looks good.

     
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  6. Siege Fan

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    Great minds...
     
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    Mildly worried that Jackpot is a Shattered Glass Autobot - his Autobrand is purple under regular light.
     
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  8. RoboW4rrior298

    RoboW4rrior298 Maximum blast!

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    Yeaaaaah SS Beewave is fucking bought. Looks fantastic.
     
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    Yup. :cool: 

    That at-mode though. :eek: o_O :D 
     
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  10. Dobbie

    Dobbie Starting to look like roast beef! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Acoustic Wave arrived and he is gorgeous. Rumble is a good design too. Knees are an arse to manipulate out of cassette mode but practice will help. Looking forward to transforming him later.
    Definitely looking forward to the cassettes now.
     
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  11. Embee Prime

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    Personally I'd go for comic accurate, as Marvel UK is "my Transformers".
    That being said, with that purple head crest, Selects Galvy isn't going to be 100% accurate to either source, so just go with what looks best to you, pick & mix the stickers for most pleasing aesthetic maybe?
     
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  12. John Burrows

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    Too true bud.

    It's worth dropping them a Facebook message or subscribing to the mailing list btw as they regularly give out codes for a further 10% off :cool: 
     
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    Getting tempted by the cheap X-Pants, though really have no home for it...

    Man I feel this so much. I've come to realise fighting about it doesn't actually change anything so i just have a rant (to not her) and move on!
     
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  14. rikkomba

    rikkomba Fishmonger Supreme of TFW2005

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    My vote goes to Selects Galvatron. The purple on the normal release is crayons-for-lunch levels of wrong. I ended up keeping legends Galvatron because of how well its purple goes with Kingdom Cyclonus and Scourge.
     
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  15. Siege Fan

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    Yeah, even the Siege alt looks better to me :oops: 
     
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  16. bcm77

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    Cheers for the recommendations! :) 

    The next Legends wave has a figure I want in it (Jake Roberts in blue tights with the cobra) so I think I'll send 'em a message to see if they'll be able to get that.
     
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  17. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    The Crüe served me well until Titans Return happened, though they did need a bit of tightening up with additional friction at the hip mushroom pegs, and another joint of two to my memory.
    Losing those hammers was what hurt the most on my parting with them. Gorgeous bit of weapon design, if a little worrying on the handle components' size front. I still miss them.
    You read my tiny mind!
    Too right! And where's the Purple Griffin retool of his Magnificence, eh, Hasbro?
    Look, you can call it GRYFF-1 and lock in that copyright, I've basically done half the job there, so go on, chop, chop, old son!
    We all want Sky Lynxenfurter!
    If it's a small robot head with a lightening bolt that sez "Toy Connections", then yes!
     
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  18. Siege Fan

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    Hasbro wonders if they own it.
     
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  19. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    ...and that's Black Power Baser from Fanshobby ordered at a price I couldn't say no to. Last figure of the year? Probs.
     
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    They are both much bigger than I expected. The Ravage is sweet and maybe we’ll get other core class cassette minions later next year.
     
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