United Kingdom Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by payres, Jul 10, 2003.

  1. doomiscool

    doomiscool Decepticon Medium

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    Yep, only one per three pack...been like that since the ice age 3 offer :p 
     
  2. Basilisk

    Basilisk It will give you infinite pleasure!

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    Took the advice from you guys to use Amazon.com instead of Amazon.co.uk and I ordered Henkei Megatron and saved myself £10.
     
  3. Powerglide1991

    Powerglide1991 Autobot

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    Teesside TRU has new stock....And it's all Grimlock!

    The now and then 2 pack which is £39.99 (and let me tell you they WILL NOT run out of stock anytime soon :') so many!) The new Construct bot Grimlock with the giant Gatling guns of doom for the same price, and MP Grimlock for £99.99

    They also have the now and then Bumblebee 2 pack as well, cant remember if i reported that earlier
     
  4. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    I think that it states on the box that there is only 1 TF toy in the pack. That's what put me off buying them when I spotted them in our local Tesco.
    They're now sold out.
     
  5. doomiscool

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    You do only get 1 (My tesco is the only place with them around here, so been buying a few every couple weeks). It is slightly cheaper than buying singles (key word SLIGHTLY), but I think you have better odds with the singles personally...I was getting constant princesses in the disney princess offer they last did when I bought them alone :p 
     
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    seen a few MP grimlocks at Bristol Cribbs TRU.

    I went into the smyths store just across the car park... Oh wow did it smell of sweat and baby sh*t I think something must have been up with their AC as it was also rather warm.
     
  7. Gingerchris

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    Thought so. I don't think I've bought a Kinder Egg since the early 90s. I suppose at least you're guaranteed to get a TF when you buy a three-pack. Of course then it would still suck if you keep getting the same TF every time you did.
    Maybe it would be worth getting some kind of swaps going between the people here that collect them.
     
  8. maximusprime888

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    Visiting London in a few days. Are there any interesting vintage toy stores within the metro area?

    I'm looking for real deal G1, lesney, and GI Joe ARAH
     
  9. Braddock

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    B+M have all the AOE TF stuff no-one on here wants, Walkie-talkies, laser battle dress-up game (30), Prime talking mask (10), and the closest it got to tempting me (but still didn't), the Carrera would-be-Scalextric Bee/Lockdown set (20), nice cars, with light-up insignias on the bonnet, but no transformations (the Scalextric ones 'transform', and that set can be picked up for a few quid from any half-decent car boot).
    Cool cars though, half that price.....(and a couple of tracks from a boot to make it a decent size - my Scalextric layout now needs 2 transformers to power it, it is so big - hyuk, hyuk).....maybe.......
     
  10. Cha Chi

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    Ah, i didnt see that on the box. The singles i got from tru were in a box half were princess pink and half tf, each with their own branding on the foil.

    Id much rather have the singles as the rest would be surplus to me.
     
  11. Cha Chi

    Cha Chi Minimondomayhem

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    Ive got bulkhead, ratchet and soundwave. Im not keeping soundwave as he is pretty lame. The only one i really want now is megs if anyone wants to trade. Ive got something in mind for them and maybe going to swap the parts to make it.

    Soundwave on offer so far. Hope we see more of these kinders in the shops.
     
  12. mcluskyism

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    My store Orbital Comics is the only place in Central London I know of that has vintage 80s toys. And we're low on vintage stuff at the moment. Couple of carded Greek Minibots and some Euro Stormtroopers/Aquaspeeders is about all we have at the moment.

    Let me know if you find any other stores with vintage 80s toys, always interested in visiting them myself!
     
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    thoughs are beast wars instructions.
     
  14. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    i will check you out!

    I actually have your store jotted down as a stop to make during my trip
     
  16. Basilisk

    Basilisk It will give you infinite pleasure!

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    Wait...

    Do you actually work at Orbital? Because I have some questions if you do...
     
  17. simond

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    He definitely does, I've met him a few times there :) 
     
  18. Basilisk

    Basilisk It will give you infinite pleasure!

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    Oh cool!

    So mcluckyism, will Orbital be getting any of the Generations Legends or any of the Generations Deluxes or Voyagers? Last time I went there wasn't much.
     
  19. simond

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    What they have there does vary a lot, they do get the non movie generations lines, though they don't tend to stay around there for long (apart from Bumblebee often...). I know I've been there somedays when they had Crosscut, Skids and just when Doubledealer first arrived.
     
  20. mcluskyism

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    Yeah, I import all the waves in as they're released, they just don't last very long. Arcee/Chromia deluxe wave and Gears/Acid Storm Legends wave are due early October. Brainstorm will be the next Voyager, probably sometime in October too.