Well looks like I will have to pay a scalper price for masterpiece starscream

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by gamer, Dec 2, 2007.

  1. Gryph

    Gryph Action Master

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    I found mine at the very first one I went to. :thumb 
     
  2. domientius

    domientius Well-Known Member

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    I traded mine for a club exclusive Airazor and I don't regret it.
     
  3. wal2.0

    wal2.0 Banned

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    That's funny... I took one of mine back just last night because it didn't look like I'd get even what I paid for it on EBAY.
     
  4. Steevy Maximus

    Steevy Maximus Old School Snarkster

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    Bah, not sure if the ones around here ever got him, or just sold him quick. Hell, the one that gets exclusives (not mine..) had a stack of 20+ 20th DVD Primes...AND SOLD THEM ALL.

    If they can sell that, I have few doubts they would have been able to sell Starscream, especially if they got the "piddly Walmart exclusive allotment"
     
  5. wal2.0

    wal2.0 Banned

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    The only difference between a "scalper" and a retailer is a business license.
     
  6. drippy

    drippy is a freethinker.

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    ?!

    A few extra dollars to have one shipped to me (via online store, Ebay, or the board exchange) or wasting time, money, gas and sanity driving to 3 (or 25) Walmarts?

    Yeah, not a choice at all.

    (Note: I don't own one...just a general rhetorical question.)

    By the way, if people stopped buying from scalpers, there would be no scalpers.
     
  7. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    There's 4 freaking Walmarts within a 30 mile radius of here and not a damn one has had MP Starscream.
     
  8. Corbet

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    Yeah, if you haven't found him now you're out of luck I'd imagine. My area never got any - I drove 50 miles roundtrip to get mine.
     
  9. smkspy

    smkspy Remember true fans

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    Scalpers aren't the sole reason you didn't get Starscream. In all likelyhood, those WMs didn't even have Satscream to begin with. Did they have place holders for him? I see alot of people with the blah blah scalpers are evil and the sole cause of my problems when it comes to MPSS, but the reality of the situation is that very few WMs actually got this figure based on the twice poor performance of MPOP. Don't believe me, in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas(which is the state capitol no less) only one WM 1 out of 15 recieved a shipment of SS...yes I called everyone of them.
     
  10. wal2.0

    wal2.0 Banned

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    Co-signed that.
    I waited a very long time for MPSS to ship to my store. Apparently, it went from the east coast to the west coast, and those of us here in Cali had to wait longer than those in Kansas.
     
  11. Chaos Muffin

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    Still hav'nt found him yet either. But with all the MP Primes that are still around, pretty sure I'll find him eventually. Someone has to have some overstock of him soon.
     
  12. Foster

    Foster Haslab Victory Saber Backer #3 Veteran

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    Thanks to everyone who "waited for clearance" on MP Prime. Good job, fanboys.
     
  13. optimus major

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    at least the closest wal-mart to my house gets them, they had about 10 when i saw him the first time, no money though then, oh well when i get a job i am going to camp out there until they restock