The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Brum Bot

    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    Hi Sid - might be worth doing some digging around yourself - I work for a company that supplies/installs boilers (albeit commercial) but as far as I’ve been told, no shortages on boilers due to you know what.

    There is an issue with things that use chips in, as there is a processor chip shortage globally (I.e got a customer waiting for new dryers, but can’t ship them until we get chips and fit coin op machines) - but not aware of boiler issues. Worth your own investigation :thumb 

    Wish you all the best.
     
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    52 this year and never been in an IKEA - Its become a matter of principle now.
     
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    He'll be £30 in Smyths soon I reckon, currently £45 and a massive shelf warmer in every hue!
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    Some places have him down as sold out now, he was wave 2 of Kingdom so might not be getting restocked a lot of places anymore. I wasn't checking for it, but he's old enough that I'd have expected him to be in some Black Friday sales, possible crop back up in Christmas/Boxing Day too.

    Smyths still have him in, I think they might be the cheapest at the moment.
     
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    Thanks - I’m mainly wanting him for the white cab-bot- might spray the red and blue armour white and red later. Basically getting more additions for our ‘Plex set up and he’s looks like he could find a place.
    The pure white MP Magnus is great but seems hard to find and way to pricey - especially as it’ll see daily play time.
    Partly motivated by how much I enjoying the Nemesis prime, so thought I’d try a white one too!
     
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    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    @Xaran Alamas yup. Good ol' Brawlvastator

    In other news the first non-Transformers t-shirt I've bought in 2 years arrived today and in time for Halo Infinite tomorrow.

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    Oops! Didn’t see the postage on that. PROMOTEN should reduce the price to £35.10, though. But postage bumps it back up. Boo hiss, etc.
    Has do have an ebay shop which is regularly in the 20% discount, so might be worth keeping an eye out there. The studio series devastator set has been below £200 a few times thanks to that.
     
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    The moving job with your mate assisting sounds like the modern equivalent of those old comedy routines consisting of two dudes moving a piano up some stairs, fun for bystanders but not for the people doing it!

    I was working at Argos in 2010, I remember freaking staff out by not wearing a coat whilst I helped unload the delivery trucks on winter mornings :D 

    If I remember right the car I had to try and fit one into was something like a Fiat 500. When I finally managed to get it secured the customer said "I probably should have had a home delivery" and I had to stop myself from saying "No shit".

    I wonder how many of those chairs have been seen off in that manner? Seems to me like fart resistance should be something that should be tested for before they leave the factory :D 
     
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    They said boilers aren't the problem, but getting parts to connect everything up is a problem.

    They've haven't said they can't do it before Christmas, they've left it with the much more open ended "we don't know when we can do it".
     
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    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    All of them. Every damn one I expect.
    To be fair, thats probably how must chairs in general meet their end.

    That still sounds a bit weird to me man. You'd be within your right to have someone else take a look at your old boiler, or to fit you a new one
     
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    Sounds like a bit of a cop out if I’m being honest - no issues sourcing any parts/pipes/flues due to anything - even the chap who lives down the road from me is a domestic heating/plumbing engineer and mentioned nothing about that when I saw him last week.

    Dare I say, a landlord who might not want to put his hand in his pocket for a boiler this close to Christmas……?
     
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    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    Bah, reviews of Mafex Psylocke are dropping and no sign of them from Curibo :( 
     
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    Badum tush.
     
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    Thrilling 30. It's... fine. Not great, not terrible. Fine. I'd still prefer a VW Beetle Goldbug.

    What absolute buggeration. Hope you can get things sorted.
     
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    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Definitely a possibility. Might be worth a call to your local citizens advice - if they can't make a boiler repair until a fucking month from now there could a case to be argued that your landlord should help at least foot the electricity bill running those heaters.

    I actually have a pair of plumbers/ heating engineers here at the moment fixing a leaky shitter/ bath/ shower (all broke within 48 hours of each other, typical) - and I could quiz them about shortages of supplies - obviously the situation might be a bit different here in the sainted Northlands of Ireland, but wouldn't hurt to ask them if they know of any such shortages.

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    Myself and @MyTea Boc ’S thoughts on the boiler debacle:

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    Really hope the UK gets a hold of SS86 Cliffjumper and Kup 2.0. While Kup has very few changes, that new paint job on Clifjumper looks amazing! Plus you wouldn't have to worry about paint chipping as the arms are now in black plastic.
     
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    It took a few seconds but I got it!
     
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