Transformers Haslab Victory Saber Revealed! Crowdfunding Campaign Live!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Smokie, Aug 27, 2021.

  1. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    So what you're saying is that they should be looking to take a cut out of their profits to give us something cooler for free? Out of the "goodness of their hearts"?

     
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    Everyone on this site is an economics expert, a toy production expert, a business expert, etc. Even street hustlers know that you have to spend money to make money. They already got the money to make the project, they are a Fortune 500 company. At the end of the day, the profit is all going in the same account. So if they being cheap, thats another story.
     
  3. Jmaster99

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    Keep Galactus and it shows cool numbers
     
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  4. Kaynowa

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    ..and the cost to produce the extra thousands of items. It isnt like once we hit 11k every other star Saber is free to produce and ship out
     
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  5. Jmaster99

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    I see people arguing but no comment... what the fuck is going on here?
     
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  6. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    I'm not talking about the business-level finances, which we're not privvy to. We're specifically talking about your ignorance of the difference between "net" and "gross" profits. Which is like, the most basic of basic financial talk.
     
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    Check your hidden users list. Probably have the person blocked
     
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    So you gonna resort to name calling from the saftey of the internet ? Thats lame.
     
  9. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    Ah, you've taken the blood-pressure saving route, I see.

    I'm patient (and probably stubborn, and stupid) that way...
     
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  10. Jmaster99

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    I do actually and took me a minute to realize that
     
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    Nah, it's just the truth. You've repeatedly been corrected with the truth and with accurate statements but you still resort to correcting people with opinions and estimations. You also refuse to listen to other people trying to inform you because you refuse to believe you can be wrong. Now, I could have typed this all out first, but ignorant condenses it into one word

    Not to mention "ignorant" isn't name calling, it's a pattern of behaviour. I didn't call you poo poo head or something of the like
     
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    It’s always funny when that happens because for a minute you think everyone has gone nuts. I got a couple people blocked but I am going to assume it is Florida Man causing the mess this time
     
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    it will be limited release in japan, but crowd funded in rest o the world
     
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    You are correct.

    And I think I the good kind of nuts.... :p 
     
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    That doesn't make sense. If it was released in Japan they'd have had to create the product first. They can't create it without the crowdfund.
     
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    Standgate is dumber then Maw Gate so far…

    Victory Leo and Star Saber justify the price for me. Would love to get that gun too. I don’t need three other deluxe figures to make me want to buy this.
     
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    But if it didn’t make the crowdfund, it is unlikely it would be as profitable if they just released it in Japan. They would be leaving all of the “crowdfund money” on the table as those were all people who would have purchased one. It just doesn’t seem to make sense from a business perspective.

    Now if it makes the crowdfund, I guess they could rerelease it in Japan as a limited release but that would really piss off the crowdfund group as those numbers would make a huge difference for stretch goals and compromise trust for future products
     
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    If thats the case, my guess is Takara has a number in mind that they can sell and it gets tagged on to the final number. Then they offer it via retail close to release.

    I mean that number only has to be less then 3,000 at this point.
     
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  19. G.B. Blackrock

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    Not quite pure profit. There's whatever the actual cost to produce the extra figures themselves (the 6,000 units between the original 11,000 goal and the 17,000 stretch goal). We're definitely not left with a full million, even granting the economies of scale that mean it costs less per unit to do 17,000 than it did to produce 11,000.
     
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    This whole campaign has been so weird that it is entirely possible that some employee just forgot to make the VS HasLab preorder page live in Japan and the company has yet to even notice.
     
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