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@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (25 January 2020 - 11:17 PM)

Twitter's revamp is so dumb. Nowadays, even when I am logged out of my account, right-clicking an image on Google Chrome won't let me access a URL to easily get the image's full size. That functionality was so useful!

@  Steevy Maximus : (25 January 2020 - 10:01 PM)

But when was the last time you saw a major retailer (since TRU) actually allot shelf space for a Transformers Titan? Or the Vintage Collection Poe X-Wing? There's clearly some sort of disparity between "girls" and "boys" toys that give companies justification to create $100+ items in the girls segment in FAR greater frequency than in boys.

@  fourteenwings : (25 January 2020 - 12:56 AM)

"how expensive they were" Tell that to L.O.L. O.M.G. and the $129 Amazing Surprise (I mean I guess when it comes to the toy aisle Power Rangers isn't a juggernaut like L.O.L.)

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 January 2020 - 09:18 PM)

I think the big reason we didn't see the actual combining Zords at retail was because of how expensive they were. It would cost $100 to get enough of them to make a Megazord, $160+ if you want the Ultrazord. Or parents could just get the dang Ultrazord for $40 even if it didn't combine.

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 January 2020 - 09:11 PM)

Because they are "kids toys" not "collector toys"

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 03:27 PM)

1) I don't have Target. 2) can't go into my walmart. I'm surprised Hasbro won't sell the toys on Pulse

@  Bass X0 : (24 January 2020 - 02:43 PM)

I dreamt my phone was ringing and woke up to answer it.

@  Sabrblade : (24 January 2020 - 02:05 PM)

The Lightning Collection figures, the smaller normal-sized Beast Morphers Ranger/enemy/Beast-Bot figures, the role-play morpher and weapon toys, and the simplistic non-combining megazord toys have all been very easy to find at various Targets and Walmarts. It's only been the actual combining Beast Morphers zord toys (which are bizarrely being sold individually this time) that have been hard to find in stores.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 01:49 PM)

Thought I do question Hasbro's almost reluctance to have the toys available anywhere.

@  Paladin : (24 January 2020 - 01:44 PM)

i've been trying to sell mine for weeks...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 01:37 PM)

I hadn't opened mine yet, but from what I've seen, the general agreement is that the Beast Morpher zords are much better than Bandais.

@  ThunderWear : (24 January 2020 - 11:16 AM)

I'm guessing if they're going to do anything on the level of Legacy Zords, it's being discussed behind NDAs at Toy Fair

@  Rodimus Supreme : (24 January 2020 - 10:38 AM)

Lightning Collection is good, and they're taking their sweet time on making Zords that are better than Bandai's Zords.

@  ThunderWear : (24 January 2020 - 10:34 AM)

So, what's the general PR fandom consensus of the Hasbro run of PR so far? I pretty much stepped out of the community after I got the Bandai Legacy zords I wanted.

@  Paladin : (24 January 2020 - 08:46 AM)

that would require someone to BUY Hasbro PR toys...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 07:17 AM)

Well hopefully see some cool PR stuff. Wish BBTS sold Hasbro PR toys.

@  fourteenwings : (24 January 2020 - 07:01 AM)

February 22nd through 25th, I feel like it was earlier last year...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 06:32 AM)

When is NY TF?

@  fourteenwings : (23 January 2020 - 11:43 PM)

I don't know about Hasbro's general policy but I know everybody was on lockdown for Frozen II, which included both LEGO and Hasbro. Plus, I'm guessing everybody is holding off PR for NY Toy Fair? Overall, it's best to remember that Toy Fairs are for buyers, not fans.

@  fourteenwings : (23 January 2020 - 11:41 PM)

LEGO has been doing this for ages, including sending cease and desists when outlets get leaked images.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 10:42 PM)

And then they ended up selling off the brand, so I guess I wasn't the only one.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 10:41 PM)

Last time a toy brand I followed tightened down on toy fair and all the invited guests posted glowing reviews of what they saw, I ended up being disappointed as heck.

@  Steevy Maximus : (23 January 2020 - 10:34 PM)

JediNews UK basically said they got a walkthrough of Lego's showcase...but were legally bound to NOT talk about anything, much less take pics.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 10:24 PM)

I wondered why I had seen basically nothing newsworthy from the event

@  Steevy Maximus : (23 January 2020 - 10:14 PM)

Word is that Hasbro and Lego have their UK Toy Fair stuff on MAJOR lockdown. Full NDAs and everything.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 09:28 PM)

Seeing people say the $0.99 + $20 shipping item is cheaper than the $19.99 + free shipping item and getting tons of likes for it... I just don't know anymore.

@  Telly : (23 January 2020 - 09:11 PM)

if you havent already, y'all check your walmarts clearance aisle. i found siege six shot for $5. course, it could just be my walmart, but never hurts to look

@  Vexwing : (23 January 2020 - 07:20 PM)

Candlejack is going to need more ro

@  Patch : (23 January 2020 - 06:30 PM)

I thought you had to type out Candlejack's full name bef

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 January 2020 - 02:46 PM)

I typed in the wrong tab.

@  Paladin : (23 January 2020 - 02:32 PM)

must've been the works of Candleja

@  Telly : (23 January 2020 - 02:06 PM)

looks like maximus wiped himself out mid-sentence

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 January 2020 - 08:42 AM)

Disregard this.

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 January 2020 - 06:58 PM)

Bold of you all to assume we won't wipe ourselves out in 50 years.

@  Benbot : (22 January 2020 - 04:27 PM)

There will be no UBI, people will just live in a ditch while they celebrate owning the libs.

@  Rycochet : (22 January 2020 - 03:24 PM)

In 50 years, retail will be dead because all stores are staffless fully automated operations controlled by Amazon. The UBI will be less than a fifth of what it actually costs to live after two decades of cuts and.a steadfast refusal to match inflation.

@  Maximus Ambus : (22 January 2020 - 02:55 PM)

In fifty years retail will be a thing of the past through robots, printers and Universal Basic Income.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (21 January 2020 - 11:16 AM)

Big retailers just don't want money anymore, so let's not give them any,

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 04:12 PM)

This place is a madhouse, feels like being cloned.

@  Maximus Ambus : (20 January 2020 - 03:38 PM)

I took one step beyond the outer limits to the twilight zone.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 10:19 AM)

All retail is basically the same.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (20 January 2020 - 10:00 AM)

Walmart just needs to go bankrupt already.

@  ThunderWear : (20 January 2020 - 07:19 AM)

They didn't put the 35th anniversary stuff back out until after new year. I'm no retail expert, but I feel like having stock on the shelf is better than the back. Especially toys at christmas time.

@  ThunderWear : (20 January 2020 - 07:18 AM)

Yeah, my local walmart took away the 35th anniversary endcap weeks before Christmas and left the Transformer section empty well past Christmas.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 04:44 AM)

Mine only has the 35th Anniversary Voyagers. A whole lot of them.

@  Telly : (19 January 2020 - 11:35 PM)

just be happy your walmart even stocks voyagers. mine doesnt

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 January 2020 - 08:53 PM)

Figures that Walmart finally restocks Studio Voyagers...with Wave ONE

@  ThunderWear : (19 January 2020 - 09:27 AM)

I snagged Rainmakers for half off.  They make me want jolly ranchers.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 04:21 PM)

I was using my account on another comptuer, and oddly it seemed to default to $US rather than converting it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 January 2020 - 02:02 PM)

You should be able to set eBay to display in your local currency, although personally I like to know the actual currency the item is listed in so I know if I need to account for forex fees or not


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Transformers: Nezha, or How Long Will It Take For A MP-10 Redeco To Sneak Its Way In

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#1 Onyxstrike

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 12:12 PM

So this is apparently a thing that's happening.

 

http://news.tfw2005...._medium=twitter

 



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Posted 03 December 2018 - 12:48 PM

What the?

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#3 SHIELD Agent 47

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 12:51 PM

For reference, Nézhā (哪吒) is a protection deity in Chinese folk religion, used many times in pop culture, varying from the classic Ming-era novel Journey to the West to the 2013 Western video game Warframe.


Edited by SHIELD Agent 47, 03 December 2018 - 01:08 PM.

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 12:53 PM

Why would it be MP-10 when the next MP Optimus already has stock photos out?

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 01:28 PM

I don't understand what MP-Whatever stuff has to do with this. 



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Posted 03 December 2018 - 02:00 PM

Why would it be MP-10 when the next MP Optimus already has stock photos out?

 

I don't understand what MP-Whatever stuff has to do with this. 

 

I think Onyxstrike is making a joke about HasTak milking the MP-10 mold as much as possible before its replacement debuts, such as the MP-10 redeco we heard about last month for ele.me.


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Posted 03 December 2018 - 02:23 PM

Be interesting to see in any case.


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Posted 03 December 2018 - 02:26 PM

Nezha is my main in Warframe, but this topic has disappointed me. X ]


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 03 December 2018 - 02:31 PM

I think Onyxstrike is making a joke about HasTak milking the MP-10 mold as much as possible before its replacement debuts, such as the MP-10 redeco we heard about last month for ele.me.


There isn't enough time for that, surely.

Honestly it's a pretty terrible joke that's not even relevant considering that random MP repaints isn't a thing you'd expect in cartoon tie-in lines.

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#10 LV!

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 02:55 PM

So is this the ultimate form of that Journey to the West/Transformers crossover that we heard about, like, what must be 3 years ago now?

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 03:08 PM

It is yeah. Walter Gatus, Character designer for RID2015, has actualy been working on this for the last 2 years, so it's been going on for a while.



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Posted 03 December 2018 - 03:22 PM

I am suddenly more interested in it.

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 03:47 PM

I enjoyed how Go! was unapologetically Japanese (even though it overall wasn't very good), so I'm looking forward to a series aimed to Chinese sensibilities.

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 05:15 PM

So is this the ultimate form of that Journey to the West/Transformers crossover that we heard about, like, what must be 3 years ago now?

 

It is yeah. Walter Gatus, Character designer for RID2015, has actualy been working on this for the last 2 years, so it's been going on for a while.

 

Huh, so this is one and the same project as this?

 

https://www.allspark...kong-crossover/

 

Should a mod merge these threads together?


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Posted 03 December 2018 - 05:20 PM

Why the change from Sun Wukong to Nezha?


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If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

#16 LV!

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 07:55 PM

What would be the point of merging in a thread no one has posted in for more than two years?



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Posted 03 December 2018 - 09:41 PM

I wonder what the toys will look like. Brand new, China-exclusive molds would be pretty nuts, but I imagine most likely they'll be repaints/retools of existing designs.



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Posted 03 December 2018 - 09:52 PM

Maybe there will be a K9 repaint-retool. Maybe it will be a pretty girl character and she will be so cute we just want to eat her up.

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Posted 04 December 2018 - 07:31 AM

One possible reason to change to baby-faced Nezha would be that he was a servant of the Celestial Court rather than a rebel who fought against authority.  I can see the Chinese government smiling on efforts to promote characters like Nezha and Erlang over Sun Wukong.

 

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Posted 01 May 2019 - 12:41 PM

https://news.tfw2005...globally-387690

 

TFW2005 reports Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner mentioned Transformers: Nezha will debut later this year.

 

“We’re very happy to be in partnership with CCTV, on a television episodic program that will go on air later this year in prime time on national television called Transformers: Nezha. It’s based on a combination of Transformers and Chinese mythology, but the entertainment looks so good that broadcasters around the world are starting to say, “this could be something we’d take out globally” and we’re very excited about continuing to build that relationship with CCTV”.


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