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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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#61 Dake

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 11:42 AM

Well. I was considering canceling the new MP Prime, and this clinched it. I'm content with MP 10. I'll put that cash towards Uni here (yay, now he's only $300! Tortured logic is the best logic).
 
 
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Posted 15 July 2019 - 11:44 AM

I just hope the deco isnt final. Also wheres my translucent red plastic abs?!

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 11:50 AM

I will NEVER EVER be able to buy this, but I'm absolutely thrilled it exists. What an awesome looking beast.



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Posted 15 July 2019 - 11:52 AM

That's... 750$ when converted to Canadian...

 

I don't know if I can justify that...

 

Althoughhh this does coincide with a rather large payday I'm getting...

 

Hnnnngh...



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Posted 15 July 2019 - 11:57 AM

 

So...does this mean Unicron and Cyberton mode Primus will be in scale...?

 

Shouldn't Unicron be smaller, then?

 

 

You could very well use Primus or the Death Star as Lithone or one of Cybertron's moons, though. 


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 11:58 AM

Glad for those who want it.

But I can and will buy a nice tv this year for less than that

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:04 PM

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#68 Telly

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:10 PM

guess this is why god made credit cards

 

glad i have til the end of august to decide. i dont need it but i WANTS IT!!


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:11 PM

Glad for those who want it.

But I can and will buy a nice tv this year for less than that

 

You need a nicer TV.  :)


Though, I amazed how how cheap you can get something 55" or more these days.


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:11 PM

I will NEVER EVER be able to buy this, but I'm absolutely thrilled it exists. What an awesome looking beast.

 

Same here.  I can't buy it, but I'm glad I live in a world where it exists.  Maybe my friend will get it and I can come over to see his. That's all I really want--to be able to glimpse this monster in person.



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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:18 PM

Is it me, or is the head sculpt based off the preliminary Unicron design they went with initially and used in a few scenes?
 
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I prefer the head sculpt on the Platinum Edition Unicron, honestly.
 
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I think they're splitting the difference between the two designs.  The face is the final one, the helmet's from the earlier one but decoed to match the final.
 
Hmm...  I say that, but he's missing his devil beard.  I think you might be right.  Can someone poke Hasbro on Twitter about it?
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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:26 PM

The short turnover time for payment utterly kills any chance of me snagging this.
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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:28 PM

I just hope the deco isnt final. Also wheres my translucent red plastic abs?!

My only asks on this thing:

1) Devil beard option.  Needs my giant robot Satan viking, damn it.

2) Red window abs.  I will also accept high gloss metallic red paint, but would prefer weird windows.  I think this might be a handpainted one, though, so they very well could be clear.


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:29 PM

I remember back in the late 90s hoping that Takara would do something similar for the BW Neo Unicron. I was willing, 20 years ago, to pony up $500 to get it made.

Now, I have a wife and kids. Mortgage payment. Other expenses. This is amazing, but Armadacron will have to do for me, despite my how badly I want this figure.
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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:29 PM

Those stege'd abs, though. Like you think finally here's a character that's actually supposed to be overly greebled, and somehow they overdo it.

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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:31 PM

Those stege'd abs, though. Like you think finally here's a character that's actually supposed to be overly greebled, and somehow they overdo it.

Eh, I figure this is one case like Ultra Magnus where it doesn't bother me that much since all that detailing kind of works to drive home the intended size of the thing, as opposed to, say, Chromia or Starscream where it's just a mess.


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:36 PM

i've always wanted a unicron so large that my previous unicron could serve as its Mini Me 



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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:43 PM

he can be his own moon


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:44 PM

i've always wanted a unicron so large that my previous unicron could serve as its Mini Me 

I'm kind of hoping I can just make a mobile where this is the sun and all six other mass release planet Unicrons can orbit it.  Everyone will think that's totally normal.  Yes.


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Posted 15 July 2019 - 12:54 PM

$4.6 million. Thats how much its going to take to get this guy made.

$4.6 million. Wow.
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