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Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Anodythe, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. Anodythe

    Anodythe Well-Known Member

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    Its so obviously a scam.

    I mean they've got Hot Toys figures that they're selling for $54.
     
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  3. Anodythe

    Anodythe Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. Too good to be true.
     
  4. Last Laugh

    Last Laugh Well-Known Member

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    Is that 'Automorph' Prime real or is it clever CGI?

    Also, interesting that the TFs and unrealistically priced figures don't show up under any of the catalog pages. Seems to be a targeted scam, at that.

    Also, lol at 'Official manufacturing license for transformers'
     
  5. Anodythe

    Anodythe Well-Known Member

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    My intuition was telling me to be careful. I have learned over the years to listen to it. Thanks for the replies.
     
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  6. Markdelg

    Markdelg Spin Road fan

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    It is a cool idea, though, if it's not a scam. :) 
     
  7. deaculpa

    deaculpa Seven Star Fist

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    I’m not as quick to call it a scam as I am to say it’s unverified...which pretty much generates maximum caution from me anyway, as I’m not gonna be the first one.
    So to be fair: The site is pretty expansive and relatively well done, although the first language of the sites developer clearly wasn’t English, reading from the “about us” page.
    The “help” page almost exclusively talks about using PayPal, which implies it comes with PayPal protection, so you know, minimal risk.

    That said, it could easily be a scam with a fairly expansive and well done webpage, with PayPal protection.
    So caveat emptor.
     
  8. Scourgatron

    Scourgatron Heavy Metal Flamewar

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    Its a scam.
     
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    mikequillm Wrecker

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    Scam written all over it as in Chinese ebay seller
     
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    robotmel Junkyard Zombie

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    Check out this YouTube video I just found by typing 'automorph Optimus Prime robot RC' o_O 

     
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    Get the one with the “contained arsenal” for an additional $15!

    A MP sized trailer that holds Prime’s weapons for just an additional $15 is to good to be true.

    Either that or this is obviously a scam
     
  12. Scourgatron

    Scourgatron Heavy Metal Flamewar

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    Sennpower. Was supposed to be available for US import but, I never heard anything else.
     
  13. kronatron

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    These have been floating around the interwebs for years, and I think it was just somebody's pet project. At one point there was a fund-me campaign starting at like $200 a pop that never really went anywhere. Every so often this will come back up and it's always a "oh that's nice" reaction with no traction.

    Make of that what you will, I'm calling shinnanegans on the site, tho.
     
  14. Scourgatron

    Scourgatron Heavy Metal Flamewar

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    There's 100's of these sites that buy sponsored posts on social media. They are doing skin tight, realistic Freddy Krueger masks for $30, right now.

    Im still waiting on my 200 free batarangs.
     
  15. RyanCharlie

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    The fact that you couldn't tell this was a scam dude. Like, jesus.
     
  16. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    The name alone should have been a dead giveaway.
     
  17. tfwmongrel

    tfwmongrel Plastic Crack Addict

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    Saw this hit my Instagram yesterday too, I'm staying away. That video is real, it's been out a couple years now, and I can't wait for someone to actually release it. But don't you find it odd they ONLY have still frames from the old video to use on the page? Anyway I do look forward to what the future will bring.
     
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    Hmm, well that's disappointing.
    Guess I'll be making a PayPal claim in the near future.
     
  19. RyanCharlie

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    You actually ordered this?

    Like, the rampant misspellings weren't enough of a red flag?
     
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  20. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    As a rule, if it's on Instagram and you can't find the company by Googling them then it is ALWAYS a scam.
     
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