TRU Taiwan giveaway - Deluxe Groove!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Sol Fury, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. OCProwl

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    Ah ok thanks for clarifying!
     
  2. Gauntletblade

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    So, is there a full list of the retailers that will have him?
     
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    I actually subscribed to it..
     
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    Where can you order from inside the states
     
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    (sighs) once again.....we have to wait for the release date, which almost all US online stores are supporting...but until they have permission from hasbro TO say anything, we're in the dark
     
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    Ok so just stay glued to the boards and you might get one lol
     
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    I'm just waiting for the inevitable "the Takara just feels better" argument.
     
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    Only a list of retailers that currently have or had him:
    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/trans...ss-protectobot-grove-availability-thread.html

    Right now we assume that there is a "street date" in place, on which a large number of online retailers will be allowed to list the figure, probably with instant "in stock" listings.

    We speculate that this street date will be either May 15 or May 17.

    Judging from previous "online exclusives", Groove will probably be available from Hasbro Toy Shop, Amazon.com, Big Bad Toy Store, ToyWiz, Entertainment Earth, TFSource, Captured Prey, The Chosen Prime, Target.com, Toysrus.com, Kmart.com, Walmart.com and a number of other places.
     
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    Wait, what? How is BBTS a "second hand shop" when, just like those other places, they have a direct account with Hasbro?


    Even HTS operates the same way as a separate entity from Hasbro, although that's mostly just semantics.
     
  11. Automorpher

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    You already missed that 2 pages back (#710). :lol 
     
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    Oh look, HASBLO actually ADDS the little bit of extra paint on the crest of the head!

    Jk on the Hasbro diss...glad this one is almost identical. One less Has v Tak argument to read through
     
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    Think as if you live in Europe anything you order big chance to pay custums and high shippingcost means everything from the US is expensive compared to ordering within the USA. The direct account still means paying two or three times more especially considering customs recognize BBTS as we can collect taxes.
     
  14. PlanckEpoch

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    That's not paint. That's light reflection off of the shiny plastic. Poster said so himself.

    Basically outside of the safety tampos the differences between the two are extremely minute. If you don't look at them in detail you probably won't tell the two apart.
     
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    You can also probably remove the info stamp quite easily with tea tree oil or something.
     
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    nice to know there's really nothing earth shatterng in terms of differences.

    So, getting the Hasbro version is the most Obvious of choices.
     
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    What the hell happened to the groove thread that had a BBTS preorder link on it? :( 

    It was THIS particular thread I saw the link on.

    OH wait, nevermind, I realized it's just the link to the site sponsors. :( 
     
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    Got Groove yesterday.

    A nice figure for sure but I'm also quite happy with Rook too.
     
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    This better not drop on the 6th. I'm going to be so busy that day that I don't know when I'll be able to get online!

    Anyway, I'll be checking the sites every hour until it's released. Stressful times. :lol 
     
  20. Neko-bot77

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    At least last year we had a month+ of knowing the date... I'm hoping they put out a press statement at LEAST a few days in advance of the release.... I'm guessing we're going to have to wait until after the 24th for Groove to drop, since Hasbrotoyshop has the 15% off plus free shipping going that long. Why release your exclusive when a good deal is going? *sarcasm* (Ad pasted below for convenience)

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