The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. motorthing

    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    So, the most boring car ever included in the long and storied history of the Line? IMG_20211207_100422.jpg

    All that's missing is the beige velour interior.....because there isn't an interior.
     
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  2. barry

    barry Well worn member

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    Yeah, me too actually.
     
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    SS86 Cliffjumper

    What on earth did I wake up too? And why do I want it?
     
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  4. MyTea Boc

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

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    I like the grey, not a fan of the painted windscreen.

    I'm wondering if a little mix and match with ER cliff is possible.

    I appreciate the cartoony deco on Kup too, but I'm happy enough with the SS86 version :p 
     
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  5. Loosecannon

    Loosecannon Cos I know I'm right...

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    Kup and Cliffjumper can wait for a sale, if at all. I am pretty sure the first release of Kup hasn't sold that well going by the number of places that had him and Blurr on sale too.

    Getting tempted by MP Trainbot though... And I don't know why!
     
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  6. Siege Fan

    Siege Fan Well-Known Member

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    You're welcome!

    In my case I'd rather like the CJ we should have been sold in the first place, Kup depends on how much the paint on his mug changes things, but same deal. My nephew can have nightmare fuel Kup if it comes to it.
     
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  7. Skywarp SCS

    Skywarp SCS AKA "Pretender Skywarp"

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    A 37, yes thirty-fucking-seven box IKEA delivery.

    Not a single display cabinet there either….:( 

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  8. danlevan

    danlevan Well-Known Member

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    I wonder if these are basically what the SS86 Arcee and Vanbros that have been seen in listings will end up being. Minor redecos in Buzzworthy Bumblebee boxes.
     
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    I just took ownership of my new home yesterday, and this reminds me I have to go to IKEA for, well everything, soon. Oh the joys to look forward too.
     
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  10. Siege Fan

    Siege Fan Well-Known Member

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    Good point! Only other thing I can think of is Arcee maybe using the Elita 1 mold, whatever that turns out to be.
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  11. bcm77

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    Magic Square Bonecrusher & Scavenger now ordered. I await the pre-order for Hook, Long Haul and combiner pants :D 

    Pondering the purchase of a can of pepper spray to enforce social distancing in supermarket queues 'cos I'm sick of people standing too close. Wearing a mask is annoying enough as my glasses constantly steam up but having people getting in my personal space is a pet hate at the best of times, let alone during a pandemic.

    Bought Rebecca a new bag of dry food at Pets At Home which is a slightly more expensive brand than before. It says the ingredients helps promote healthy teeth which means more wounds for her human chew toy :D 

    She's also becoming a fan of Transformers packaging as she's learned how to open some of the boxes I haven't yet disposed of and even got all the way into the box for Netflix Soundwave. She's not likely to chew any accessories or anything but she likes sinking her fangs into the plastic trays :D 

    @Siege Fan,
    I was OK with the NES as my best friend at the time was very spoiled and between him and his brother they got loads of games so I was able to borrow a fair bit. Same thing happened with the SNES.

    A lot of the kids at school had Sega Master Systems but I never liked any of the games enough to want one. I only ever owned one Sega console, a Mega Drive for a few months and never really got on with it aside from the very first FIFA , Sonic and Golden Axe. I never really paid any attention to the pissing contests, I just went with what had the better games for me at the time.

    @motorthing,
    I think that alt mode does a better job of being a "robot in disguise" than most as it's a more everyday vehicle.

    Obviously sports cars or military vehicles make more visually intresting toys and there's the dramatic license taken with the cartoon and the comics so nobody batted an eyelid at an F1 car or a Lamborghini driving over rough terrain without tearing their underside to shreds but that's just one of those things that sticks out a bit more when viewing it with older eyes.
     
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  12. motorthing

    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    I know why for me: MP Skids has put some faith back that TT can make a solid effort that'll look great, move well AND not crumble straight out of the box. So I'm willing to give the first one a go.

    Plus Omegalock have it at £115 instead of the stupid £150+ it is everywhere else still. If this wasn't an option it would still be a no from me. That's WAY too much for what we are likely to get.

    There should be Laws against that sort of thing.

    @bcm77 - completely agree. I'd be happy to have a few more incognito ALTs that made actual disguise sense, and the modest nature of Skids/Reboost is what actually appeals to me.

    They can't all be F1 Cars......
     
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  13. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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  14. Brum Bot

    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    Will the Buzzworthy KupJumper make their way over here to retail? Or likely to be an import jobby…..
     
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  15. Siege Fan

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    I've never been hit by it short of going over £135, I order from them at least once a month.
     
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    It makes some sense if it's a toy like Earthrise Ratchet that was only available as an exclusive. It's very cheap for others IMO - especially Kup as that was already supposed to be screen accurate!
     
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  17. bcm77

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    @motorthing,
    Whilst the concept of grounding something in reality is usually one that makes me head for the hills, it strikes me that Transformers would be a more intresting franchise for doing it because of the robots in disguise thing.

    If nothing else it'd be the perfect window of opportunity to make a Transformer that turned into a bus :D 
     
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    Kapow have SS Bumblebee Wheeljack up for pre order, scheduled for February
     
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    Apollux Turbomaster

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    Apologies all it's another thrilling sales post.
    I've cut prices, hopefully there's a bargain here with your name on it.

    All prices include UK shipping.
    (Pictures available upon request)

    Edit - Sold:
    Robots

    Takara Encore G1 Skids £25
    ER Starscream £15


    Marvel Legends
    Note all figures sold without BAF parts!

    Buy 1 = £15
    Buy 2 = £28
    Buy 3 = £39
    Buy 4 = £48
    Buy 5 = £55 + Get Mega Bloks Skeletor & Panthor Free!

    No Way Home Dr Strange
    Gamerverse Miles Morales
    Shriek
    No Way Home Spider-Man
    Morlun

    DM if interested.

    Cheers!
     
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  20. Paneltron

    Paneltron “Cover your receptors, Perceptor.”

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    You'll need to buy one for your ER Sky Lynx :) 
     
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