The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. craftsmith

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    PLASTIC ROBOTS CAN SAVE LIVES?
    :lol 

    NO PROBS, THERE ARE OTHERS, CANT RECALL SINCE I HAVENT USED THEM IN A WHILE, BUT CHEAP IMPORTING OF OBSCURE AND G1 K.O STUFF CAN BE FOUND HERE.
    https://www.ioffer.com/search/items/TRANSFORMERS
     
  2. Red leader

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    FT will stay but in what capacity is up to them, we're official distributor for them in the UK but Morg and us now have to wait on a split shipment when Chimungmung and BBTS have had their stuff for a good week now, they need to up their business game to the levels of imagination shown in their products or they are all going to die a slow painful death :( 
     
  3. craftsmith

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    im just down from home bargains mate, so not on hamil road, but i could get to you in less than 5 minutes.

    Trannydar, are you calling me a..........oh transformers.
     
  4. RobotoChan

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    Wow RE: Kapow. But judging by the stories we hear and reading between the lines it sounds like the 3rd party situation is a bit of a nightmare. Getting retailers to front the money which is probably for manufacturing is a bit frikkin cheeky to be honest.

    If it means a peaceful nights rest for Andy then I am all for it. Life's too short for that kinda crap as I find out recently.

    I only really bought into feral rex so as long as I can finish that I will be fine. The rest, including the sexy looking warbotron swindle, I can source elsewhere.

    I shall still be supporting Kapow cos they have always delivered for me. Best of luck Andy.
     
  5. shade360

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    Masterforce are excellent - had many dealings - in fact its Morgan's fault I started collecting again..

    I was just looking one day - after not collecting since the first TF movie (modern) - then spotted he had a nice condition black G1 Optimus KO.. which I had to order..

    Great communication too - will try his best to help etc



    Good to see Kapow still selling MMC - since they are excellent 'toys' :) 
     
  6. Loosecannon

    Loosecannon Cos I know I'm right...

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    Really really sad about the Kapow toys news.

    I think I have all the Fansproject figures and they all came from Andy. They along with Maketoys are the ones I will miss him stocking the most. I only placed an order for Utopia the other day to support him stocking such a monumental figure.

    It's a sad day.
     
  7. shade360

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    Haha ;)  shame not more collectors local, could have a meet and a fiddle with each others toys.. since some are very expensive nice to see in person :) 

    Oh that's not sounding right either...

    (stops typing)
     
  8. Genetic

    Genetic Morg Than Meets the Eye

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    Me? Enabling? Never! lol

    Don't get Neuta started on third party products...heheheheheh
     
  9. craftsmith

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    I meet up with optimushed occasionally, an will soon be having a fiddle with his slag once hes messed with it, yeah that don't sound good either. We meet in Congleton so have dubbed it Conglecon. I probably have seen you about, stokes small and if I don't know you or someone you know I would be surprised.
    I also work for a property firm and we own a few on Hamil road........ I may be your gas engineer.
     
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    Would like to second this (not that its necessary, it should be common knowledge by now!). Morg is a fantastic bloke!
     
  11. siccoyote

    siccoyote Worst side of the fandom

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    Do they all get put in a bowl and everyone picks one out at random?
     
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    I'll keep all this in mind. When it comes to 3rd party I'm fairly new to the game and when I found Kapow, I just sorta... Stayed haha. But yeah, if Masterforce bring in Planet X Neptune then, I'll be definitely giving them a purchase, since everything that's been said is what I wanna hear.
     
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    its a shame but totally understandable what Kapow is doing. I will admit I'm a big fan of the maketoys and FP stuff but if its not worth stocking I wont blame kapow for what seems to be just shitty service on the business side of things.
     
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    My phone and work computers still crash trying to run masterforce :(  good job I'm getting a new laptop next month at least.
     
  16. shade360

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    .....

    You are scaring me now....


    (locks doors and windows)

    Most likely have seen you about, just hope you are not the weirdo I spotted in toys r us the other week.. old guy about 60.. no shoes on, fiddling in the girls toy aisle...

    Think staff asked him to leave..
     
  17. shade360

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    My Surface wont load it - takes ages and then errors - which maybe a good thing for me and my drunken ordering sessions..

    Worth nothing though Morgan - windows RT 8.1 IE

    I have had a parcel tried to be delivered today and I have NO idea what it is..
     
  18. craftsmith

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    No mate not me, I've got a bald head, goatie and shoes on.:)  and avoid girls toy aisles. I take it you don't live in an APL house then, or you'd know me.
    What lines do you collect then?
     
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    I honestly don't think there is a more fun Transformers line than Animated. There is no other series whose toys I transform more, or enjoy taking photos of this much, and is as faithful to the source material.

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    All the best
    Maz
     
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    It's the expressive designs and actual character on thier faces, rather than the stoic expression of other lines.