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#1 Solarstorm

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 08:40 PM

Just to let everyone know, I went to pay for FansProject Stormbomb/Bombshell and I saw that the last wave of 2011 Generations was just put up for preorder at BigBadToyStore.

It's $40 for both, if anyone is interested. Given how fast preorders tend to go, I figured I'd give everyone the heads up.

Order page - Junkion x1 Blackshadow x1
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Posted 01 September 2011 - 08:43 PM

Phew. Thanks!

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 09:00 PM

Probably worth it just to save the hassle and waiting and possibly having to pay $40 for ONE later on.

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 09:07 PM

Went ahead and jumped on it here as well, it's hard telling if finding these later is going to be an issue or not. $20 each isn't bad at all.
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Posted 01 September 2011 - 09:17 PM

How fast is fast? Is this going to be sold out in the morning? I'm tempted by the idea of getting some mystery Junkion, but I just did a bot splurge...

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 09:27 PM

QUOTE(RoboViking @ Sep 2 2011, 02:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How fast is fast? Is this going to be sold out in the morning? I'm tempted by the idea of getting some mystery Junkion, but I just did a bot splurge...


As of checking just now, there are 91 preorders for the set of 2 available. The trick is to add them into your cart, put in some high number (I did 99), then see how many it will actually let you keep to potentially buy once you update the cart. So I doubt it will be sold out in the morning, but you don't have to pay until they're actually available anyway. They charge your credit card once the toys come into stock. icon-hotrod.gif

Oh, and it's not a mystery Junkion: http://www.tfw2005.c...nd-more-173104/
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Posted 01 September 2011 - 10:21 PM

More specifically:

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 10:23 PM

done and done. thank you sir.

oddly enough I still haven't gotten the call to pay for my notbugs yet .. must be going in preorder sequence
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Posted 01 September 2011 - 10:24 PM


I've had pretty good luck eventually finding everything in stores... eventually. I'm gonna take my chances and not pay that much over retail.


ZacWilliam, does reserve the right to whine about it later if things don't work out. icon-arcee.gif
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Posted 01 September 2011 - 10:26 PM

yeah there is that... but... since I still haven't seen a Kup at retail >_> I'm willing to pay the difference eventually for assurance today... with the ability to cancel before November if need be
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Posted 01 September 2011 - 10:29 PM

QUOTE(Desbrony D-69 @ Sep 1 2011, 11:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
yeah there is that... but... since I still haven't seen a Kup at retail >_> I'm willing to pay the difference eventually for assurance today... with the ability to cancel before November if need be


Kup's EVERYWHERE here now in Walmart, Target, and TRU. Frankly all the Generations figures that once were impossible to get even online. That's why I'm not worrying anymore.


ZacWilliam, only RtS toys remain fairly elusive..
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Posted 01 September 2011 - 10:44 PM


These are tail-enders, right? If I wanted them I'd totally buy them this way.
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Posted 01 September 2011 - 10:58 PM

Double the price for those two? Eh.

I mean, we did finally get a wider Warpath release. I can wait. I'll probably even venture to guess they'll probably shelfwarm this Christmas.

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 11:34 PM

QUOTE(Thylacine2000 @ Sep 1 2011, 10:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
These are tail-enders, right? If I wanted them I'd totally buy them this way.


Just labeled by Hasbro as the last wave of 2011, not the last wave of Generations, period, so I expect the line will continue next year most likely. Heck, considering it survived alongside the DoTM stuff, and Warpath, Thundercracker, Wheeljack, etc. are getting more common...

Glad we did not have a repeat of Universe and '09, thank goodness. If they had found a way to put the G1 guys in RtS into Generations, they probably would have been easier to find.

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 11:37 PM

QUOTE(Jeremy @ Sep 1 2011, 10:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(RoboViking @ Sep 2 2011, 02:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How fast is fast? Is this going to be sold out in the morning? I'm tempted by the idea of getting some mystery Junkion, but I just did a bot splurge...


As of checking just now, there are 91 preorders for the set of 2 available. The trick is to add them into your cart, put in some high number (I did 99), then see how many it will actually let you keep to potentially buy once you update the cart. So I doubt it will be sold out in the morning, but you don't have to pay until they're actually available anyway. They charge your credit card once the toys come into stock. icon-hotrod.gif

Oh, and it's not a mystery Junkion: http://www.tfw2005.c...nd-more-173104/


91 at 10:27 (Jeremy's post) to 41 at 12:33. Half of the preorders placed in two hours.

As for the name, I just put 'Junkion' because that's what BBTS was calling Junkheap in the listing.

It's pretty sad how things have gotten in regard to buying things online. There's no time to think about making a purchase, to wait until payday, etc... You almost have to buy entirely on impulse. Half of the time, BBTS and HasbroToyShop sell out of the more desired items within a few hours. Amazon's Unicron was sold out in an hour and a half (though it was restocked a few times over the course of a few days).




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Posted 01 September 2011 - 11:40 PM

I was kicking myself a little for jumping on the preorder for Warpath, after I saw them start showing up at every Target I went to and it was too late to cancel my order. At least he's one of my favorite new figures in awhile, has that great feel to him of easy transformation and playable robot mode that the original Classics nailed, so I do feel like I got my money's worth.

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Posted 01 September 2011 - 11:41 PM

At 2 of each per case I'm not really that worried about finding them. I still preordered one set just in case, but I'm hoping to find them at WalMart before BBTS gets them. It's been working out that way lately with GI Joe and Marvel Universe. Then I can cancel the preorder to let someone else have them.
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Posted 02 September 2011 - 02:20 AM

QUOTE(Solarstorm @ Sep 2 2011, 04:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
91 at 10:27 (Jeremy's post) to 41 at 12:33. Half of the preorders placed in two hours.

As for the name, I just put 'Junkion' because that's what BBTS was calling Junkheap in the listing.

It's pretty sad how things have gotten in regard to buying things online. There's no time to think about making a purchase, to wait until payday, etc... You almost have to buy entirely on impulse. Half of the time, BBTS and HasbroToyShop sell out of the more desired items within a few hours. Amazon's Unicron was sold out in an hour and a half (though it was restocked a few times over the course of a few days).


Yep, sold out already. I guess 91 sounded like a lot, but I don't know the scale they're working with. Again, it's a preorder though. It's not really an impulse buy in this situation because your card isn't going to be charged until November anyway.

Since I have a pile of loot coming every month or two anyway, I figure $20 each plus whatever small amount that adds to my shipping is worth it. I'd be paying $12 or more each after tax, plus having to hunt around, wait, and worry about maybe not finding them at retail anyway. Sky Shadow especially is definitely important enough to me to have a slightly more expensive guarantee of getting him. Yeah, there's the possibility of finding them cheaper, but we're not talking about actual expensive numbers here.
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Posted 02 September 2011 - 08:52 AM

Preorders back up!
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Posted 02 September 2011 - 11:28 AM

Meh, I can wait until they show up at work. Neither mold is so impressive to me that I absolutely HAVE to have it, so if I miss 'em, I miss 'em.



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