The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. CyberShadow

    CyberShadow Wheeljacks Lab

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    Ha. Many times have I got on at J7 going via Heathrow and been watching the petrol gauge, silently praying and knowing that there is nothing close until J23! It's crazy that someone hasn't put a service station on that entire half of the 25.
     
  2. IronicHide

    IronicHide MEME GO HERE

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    Well, at that TRU, you've got the Tesco, too and that's got a petrol station.

    Please, if you are driving that way, be kind to cyclists - we get fed along a weird subway path, up over a foot and cycle bridge and then spat on to the pavement and are meant to get into the dual carriageway ASAP before swinging a sharp left into the Tesco / TRU car parks. It's badly signed and a bit confusing and, let's face it, by this point, most of us are hankering for plastic crack.

    Man, I want some plastic crack now.
     
  3. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm Wreck n’ rule

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    If you are putting through a shapeways order and still need to make up numbers there are a couple of things I could do with ordering too :) .

    My local Argos have restocked on the prime deluxes, don't know if I can be bothered though as chances are it'll be Cliffjumper and Bee. What are we gonig to do with all those bees, any repaint ideas? Apart from Skram obviously but he'd be easier to do from Hot Shot.)
     
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  4. nellie131

    nellie131 Well-Known Member

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    Yep if anyone wants in on a bulk order just pm me the list! I'll get em ordered towards end of the week if that's ok by everyone's cash flow?
     
  5. incapable hulk

    incapable hulk I am the Liquor

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    Do you know why they charge VAT, but if you read the FAQ shipping stuff- it says that you'll still be liable for import duty.

    Is it dutch VAT or something?

    It seems really arkward- is it run by fun pub? ;) 
     
  6. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm Wreck n’ rule

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    I just got my rebate from the tax office so I should be good, I'll send you the list presently.
     
  7. Skywarp SCS

    Skywarp SCS AKA "Pretender Skywarp"

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    I was on nights last night, got off late and didn't get home until nearly 9am, to top it off the postie has just woken me up :( 

    He did however, bring FE Op and Bulkhead, so I'll let him off. In celebration I have ordered Zombie Cliffy and Micron Arms Skywarp from Kapow.

    Now to hide them from Mrs. Skywarp....
     
  8. IronicHide

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    Obvious repaints from Bumblebee and Cliffjumper include Searchlight, Bugbite, Tap-Out, Glyph, Furao, etc.

    Also, Runabout and Runamuck, one from each mold? How about some TFP Stunticons?
     
  9. Napalm

    Napalm Drinking About Robots TFW2005 Supporter

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    Seen a fair bit of DOTM on clearance in Warrington and St Helens Tesco's too.

    House went on the market last year (we have to move for the sake of a postcode to ensure our daughter gets into the school we want. Not that there are any guarantees, but that's a whole other rant..), nothing and then BAM! Done, sold.
    And at the worst possible time too, jobwise. Can't get time off so it's gonna be a scramble of half arsed packing and chucking stuff out once we find somewhere.
    So the Napalms are moving and need some coin. I am literally going to sell as much as I can, so if you fancy a look, click the link in the sig.
     
  10. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    Loads Thor, Cap, and Iron man figs for £2.50 in my local asda. Nearly bought me a captain Britain, but I'm tyring to get rid of figures at the mo, not buy!

    Saying that, my heart skipped a beat when I saw one of those stocking pallet/trolley things and I saw the word "ratchet" on the side one of the boxes. TFP Deluxe Ratchet? No, don't be silly. Kreo Ratchet. Totally different box, Brooticus, you buffoon.

    Need to keep selling. May do a new sig. Ye be warned.
     
  11. nellie131

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    They charge vat on the price you see - I've never had any added at checkout.

    And if we all order together it really brings the cost down. I've also never ice paid import duty and I've made about 10 orders from them before
     
  12. incapable hulk

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    Ah right, I've only been reading the info on the site. When I went through the checkout process last night, it seemed to add vat at the end

    So I didnt end up going through with it as I was so confused, and read the information on the site which talked about import taxes and UPS fee's!

    Okay, im back in ;) 

    I guess the more people involved, knocks down the shipping cost and any potential fees!
     
  13. nellie131

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    The shipping for me stay the same as I add stuff. Remember prices on the site need to be converted to £ too. Rotorstorm wants in too so shipping is split 3 ways now too
     
  14. incapable hulk

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    Wicked.

    The shipping is flat rate which is great! :) 
     
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    While I'm busy hiding stuff from SWMBO, would anyone here recommend ordering direct from igear?

    Speed, packing etc?
     
  16. incapable hulk

    incapable hulk I am the Liquor

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    I got Rager direct from igear and the packaging was really nice, and it was quite speedy delivery after they shipped it
     
  17. tikgnat

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    OMG.

    I did something crazy, I just ordered a Sideshow Baroness.

    Part of my brain has just shut down in disbelief.
     
  18. Luffy20

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    ]Got prime cyberverse commander Starscream and Megatron both came with Starscream instructions. I think I have Megatron transformed correctly.

    Also I belive prime on cartoon network is near the end of season 1. The episode last Friday was the episode where Raf gets injured and Optimus and Megatron have an awesome fight. I apologise if this is spoilers but I figured since it is season 1 and has aired in the UK it wouldn't be but if it is I will edit my post.
     
  19. incapable hulk

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    Just watched the latest episode of prime- thought it was awesome!:) 
     
  20. The Swordsman

    The Swordsman The REAL hero of Hyrule

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    I saw some Prime Cyberverse Commanders in my local Asda yesterday, but there was only Optimus and Bulkhead, no Megatron or Starscream. Every other place that sells toys in my area are still stocking Dark of the Moon Wave 1 Deluxes unfortunately, mostly Crankcase, Roadbuster and Ratchet :(