Three licensed advent calendars for 2018

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  1. griffin-of-oz

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    Being released in Australia for Christmas this year are three different Transformers Advent calendars - two from Kinnerton (from Europe), and one from Headstart (from Australia).

    The Headstart one (of Ooshies) hasn't been found in stores yet, but the two Kinnerton ones have... AU$3 for the cheaper one, and AU$4 for the glossy one.
    The price of the Ooshies one could be somewhere from AU$30-50, as it will have in it, 24 little squishy figurines (while the Kinnerton ones are just a tray of small chocolates).

    We've been having Kinnerton advent calendars in Australia since the first Movie in 2007, so the format hasn't really changed - a thin cardboard package with a plastic tray inside of 24-25 chocolates that you access by opening up doors/flaps for each day of December. (basically, you need to get these, or give these, before December 1st)
    I think images printed inside the packaging (revealed when opening the flaps) is new though. I'm pretty sure previous ones were just blank cardboard inside.

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    The cheaper one only has 24 small chocolates, at 40 grams, while the fancier one has 25 chocolates, at 90 grams.
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    What the heck are Ooshies?
     
  3. NemiMonkey

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    In short squishy collectible pencil toppers.
     
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    Just a guess from the look of the figures on the calendar, but they look like their squish able foam figures. I think walmarts here have care bear and dc superheroes of a similar type.
     
  5. Black Convoy

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    Yup, they look so freaking cool! Who can hook me up with them???

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    I would like those ooshies.
     
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    I would only be interested if there was a Soundwave.
     
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    Cool! They look like those 80s figure erasers. Which, at least for me never worked. So I'd have to pry it off and use the one that came with the pencil.:sly: 
     
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    These are only available in Australia?
     
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    I hope these come to the US. It's available on Catch the Deal but only ships inside Oz. :/
     
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    Okay, I'd actually consider buying any of those.
     
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    Looks like a decent pickup
     
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    I wonder if the Ooshies in the calendar are also randomly packed. Hmmm?

    Some screen caps of the vid above showing the checklist for the blind bags:
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  20. prime000

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    I’d love this!That’s just what I need.