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@  tigerhawk : (17 April 2021 - 03:52 PM)

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@  TheMightyMol... : (17 April 2021 - 06:55 AM)

No, he's just old.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 April 2021 - 06:49 AM)

I think he might have had a stroke...

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 April 2021 - 04:55 AM)

Phrasing!

@  LioConvoy : (16 April 2021 - 11:05 PM)

NEED

@  LioConvoy : (16 April 2021 - 11:04 PM)

BEAST GENERAL

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 07:04 PM)

I dunno if to call them the worst salesperson ever or the best.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2021 - 01:33 PM)

They must not have really wanted to sell you anything.

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 09:19 AM)

This just happened to be the first time one ever gave up and walked away immediately after ringing the bell. Like, no patience at all or something.

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2021 - 09:17 AM)

Covid didn't stop salespeople from coming to my neighborhood. They are still a consistent annoyance.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 April 2021 - 08:16 AM)

Random like "Why does god allow terrible things?" or random like "You can see them too?!?"?

@  Echowarrior : (16 April 2021 - 07:36 AM)

And yet, I still have to deal with random idiots on the street asking me random questions.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2021 - 04:04 PM)

door to door salesmen (or those offering religion) certainly are one of the things lost to COVID that I've missed the least

@  Sabrblade : (15 April 2021 - 10:07 AM)

They rang the bell and were walking away before I even got to the door mere seconds later.

@  Sabrblade : (15 April 2021 - 10:06 AM)

I just got ding-dong-ditched by a salesperson.

@  tigerhawk : (14 April 2021 - 01:20 AM)

Sure he's a peeping tom but every single Scottish person does it!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (13 April 2021 - 08:09 PM)

Groundskeeper Wheelie say you're going to taste my rake today!

@  TheMightyMol... : (13 April 2021 - 06:57 PM)

"If elected mayor, me first act will be ta KILL THA WHOLE LOT 'A YA, AND.......I know it's on!"

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 April 2021 - 01:57 PM)

Campaign slogan? "Its Willie time!"

@  tigerhawk : (13 April 2021 - 10:15 AM)

I'd vote for Groundskeeper Wullie.

@  Donocropolis : (13 April 2021 - 07:25 AM)

A comic, yes, but we need a figure!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (13 April 2021 - 06:27 AM)

No.. It's Tiberious Maximus... And there is a comic with such already. :D

@  Donocropolis : (12 April 2021 - 11:15 AM)

Yes. Color it like the Energon version of Unicron. Also, give us Fortress Tiberious.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 April 2021 - 09:49 AM)

Great. Now I want a borg cube unicron...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (12 April 2021 - 09:00 AM)

We still need Transformers x Star Trek toy.

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 April 2021 - 05:39 AM)

I saw most of them at retail at TRU, but that's not an option in the US anymore.

@  tigerhawk : (12 April 2021 - 04:21 AM)

Dibs on naming the Ark robot Arkonus.

@  Kalidor : (11 April 2021 - 09:48 PM)

The only Titan figure I ever saw at retail was Trypticon at Ollie's

@  PlutoniumBoss : (11 April 2021 - 09:12 PM)

Robosen Prime has market crossover with not just the toy collectors, but robotics enthusiasts quite willing to pay that price for a product like this.

@  wonko the sane? : (11 April 2021 - 08:33 PM)

One of my two local TRUs will stock exactly ONE titan at a time. It usually ends up "clearanced" for about 20 bucks off cause no one is willing to pay for at full price OR discounted.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 07:56 PM)

Most stores don't seem to want to stock Commanders or Titans, never mind Unicron.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 April 2021 - 07:55 PM)

I wonder if Unicron going to crowdfuning wasn't just a price issue but also stores not wanting to stock and transport something so huge.

@  TM2-Megatron : (11 April 2021 - 07:47 PM)

It is, although this thing could also be considered a STEM educational tool

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 07:33 PM)

Doesn't change the fact that, for most people, $700 is a pretty hefty investment for a toy.

@  TM2-Megatron : (11 April 2021 - 07:17 PM)

I dunno, $700 doesn't seem that bad for what it does. Some of those Masterpiece figures seem to go for at least half that price, and they don't have any actual robots or even electronics.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 April 2021 - 05:35 PM)

Not to mention wallet-shattering.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (11 April 2021 - 04:30 PM)

It's a jargon-shattering figure.

@  Kalidor : (10 April 2021 - 08:50 PM)

The licensed Optimus Prime that transforms itself is the appropriate usage of the term "Third Party"

@  Donocropolis : (10 April 2021 - 08:24 AM)

That Optimus isn't built by Hasbro, only licensed. The company that makes it has been making similar robots for years, so no crowdfundng required.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 April 2021 - 08:05 AM)

Apparently they're selling one for 74 and a half thousand dollars.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 April 2021 - 08:01 AM)

We could write boston dynamics and ask?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 April 2021 - 07:59 AM)

Granted, I'm not sure how much robots with elaborate movement tend to go for.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 April 2021 - 07:56 AM)

I think with actual robotics it was easier to justify selling it at a high cost, compared to an unusually large action figure.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 April 2021 - 05:06 AM)

It is a very impressive display of robotics though.

@  tigerhawk : (10 April 2021 - 04:52 AM)

What were they thinking with that self transforming Optimus? should have been another crowd funder for that price.

@  tigerhawk : (08 April 2021 - 03:33 PM)

I wish they'd rerelease Earthrise Ramjet and Dirge.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 April 2021 - 03:04 PM)

Yay! optimus primal just arrived. So now there's... nothing for me to look forward to till scorponok drops... hmmm, I didn't think this through properly...

@  wonko the sane? : (07 April 2021 - 04:26 PM)

It's an older title which recently got a remake so...

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 April 2021 - 01:10 PM)

Ah yes- I think I've heard of that game before. I may be thinking about something else though.

@  wonko the sane? : (07 April 2021 - 08:03 AM)

It's a video game. You get hired to revive and restore a series of derelict space stations.


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#4821 Sciflyer

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Posted 09 January 2021 - 10:24 PM

 

Omega Supreme: Full Price BBTSS Rerelease
Scorponok: Full Price BBTSS Rerelease

Big Bad Toy Store Store?

 

 

  Big Bad Toy Store, Silly.



#4822 Ave Destron!

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Posted 11 January 2021 - 11:10 AM

thrust still hasnt shipped, and has been preparing to ship for a while now what are you doing target???


Does anyone see City-Swimmer? Is he gliding beneath the silver water? Is he creeping 'round a corner, hugging a wall, silent as a shadow in the dark?

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Posted 12 January 2021 - 01:22 AM

Just pre orders Omega and Scorpy from TFSource. Free shipping FTW.

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Posted 12 January 2021 - 06:53 AM

thrust still hasnt shipped, and has been preparing to ship for a while now what are you doing target???

Yeah, I got excited when mine's status went from "Backordered" to "Preparing to Ship," but they've been preparing to ship for the last 2 weeks now.  I've been checking my local store on the regular just in case I find one in the wild and can cancel the online order, but no luck so far.



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Posted 12 January 2021 - 08:18 PM

Earthrise just wouldn't be finished without another gift of kwality kontrol.

Target Thrust had a big warty glob of something embedded under the gold paint of one jet intake, a totally un-ignorable blight on the robot mode. Then I got a second one and that one had a big scar of white melted plastic in the middle of the black wingtip, likewise glaring through the jet mode. Fortunately, even though there isn't a single usable screw anywhere on the toy, the wings are held on through mushroom pegs and are easily swapped and popped. I had to Frankenstein together one good specimen.

This follows after:
-Dirge came out of the box with scratches all over his wings; that set was probably the most missed-out, pure-luck-to-acquire piece in the last 5 years, so I'm just going to deal with it
-Doubledealer had melted plastic on the top surface of the missile warhead; that at least was held together by screws, so I could detach the warhead and turn it upside down so the damaged area is far less conspicuous

Edited by Thylacine 2000, 12 January 2021 - 08:21 PM.


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Posted 14 January 2021 - 12:11 PM

cancelled my thrust preorder and replaced it with an order of thrust from target dot com

 

which shipped thrust out

 

aaahh how dumb


Does anyone see City-Swimmer? Is he gliding beneath the silver water? Is he creeping 'round a corner, hugging a wall, silent as a shadow in the dark?

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Posted 14 January 2021 - 09:04 PM

So with TC and SW being reissued, all I can think is....

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE

reissue Dirge and Ramjet.
"Someone once told me that Time is a predator that stalked us all our lives, but I'd rather believe that Time is a companion who goes with us on the journey, and reminds us to cherish every moment -- because they'll never come again."

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Posted 15 January 2021 - 12:14 AM

So with TC and SW being reissued, all I can think is....

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE

reissue Dirge and Ramjet.

 

The Earthrise Skywarp and Thundercracker stock at Entertainment Earth right now is existing stock, not reissue stock. (But, noted. :) There are a few ongoing conversations regarding other rereleases which will be revealed as soon as we can.   Just keep posting about the stuff y'alls want to see a new run of, there are eyeballs on it.)


Edited by Adam16bit, 15 January 2021 - 12:16 AM.


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Posted 15 January 2021 - 08:14 AM

If I post about Dirge and Ramjet 100 times, would it count? :)
"Someone once told me that Time is a predator that stalked us all our lives, but I'd rather believe that Time is a companion who goes with us on the journey, and reminds us to cherish every moment -- because they'll never come again."

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Posted 15 January 2021 - 08:42 AM

Yeah, I would second a Dirge/Ramjet rerelease, and I'll throw in Thrust as well.  I'll also request earthmodes Ironhide, Prowl and Ratchet for good measure, too.


Edited by Sciflyer, 15 January 2021 - 08:42 AM.


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Posted 15 January 2021 - 08:43 AM

Anyone still need a Snapdragon?  My local Walmart has 8 of them on the shelf.  



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Posted 15 January 2021 - 10:10 AM

If I post about Dirge and Ramjet 100 times, would it count? :)

Only on the post count.


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Posted 15 January 2021 - 02:33 PM

My Runabout order from Target.com finally came in and, sure enough, they sent me the right figure.


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No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

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.

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Posted 15 January 2021 - 03:58 PM

I'll admit that the BBTS pre-order for TC/SW showing up gave me hope that Dirge/Ramjet might see the same treatment.

I can't for the life of me remember why I hesitated on Dirge/Ramjet the first time, but if they come up on BBTS, even with a $5 markup, they will be so pre-ordered.


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Posted 15 January 2021 - 04:17 PM

I can't for the life of me remember why I hesitated on Dirge/Ramjet the first time

 

Possibly you thought some wild, crazy, out-there thought like "I will have more than 36 hours to decide to order these toys before they vanish forever."


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Posted 15 January 2021 - 04:52 PM

https://www.allspark...-bad-toy-store/


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Posted 15 January 2021 - 09:16 PM

I can't for the life of me remember why I hesitated on Dirge/Ramjet the first time

 
Possibly you thought some wild, crazy, out-there thought like "I will have more than 36 hours to decide to order these toys before they vanish forever."

Wasn't it more like 20 minutes for that set?

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Posted 15 January 2021 - 11:10 PM

 

So with TC and SW being reissued, all I can think is....

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE

reissue Dirge and Ramjet.

 

The Earthrise Skywarp and Thundercracker stock at Entertainment Earth right now is existing stock, not reissue stock. (But, noted. :) There are a few ongoing conversations regarding other rereleases which will be revealed as soon as we can.   Just keep posting about the stuff y'alls want to see a new run of, there are eyeballs on it.)

 

I'd really like to buy Trailbreaker without a scalper markup.

 

 

 

I found Thrust in store and ended up cancelling the preorder. Le Sigh.



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Posted 16 January 2021 - 12:30 AM

 

So with TC and SW being reissued, all I can think is....

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE

reissue Dirge and Ramjet.

 

The Earthrise Skywarp and Thundercracker stock at Entertainment Earth right now is existing stock, not reissue stock. (But, noted. :) There are a few ongoing conversations regarding other rereleases which will be revealed as soon as we can.   Just keep posting about the stuff y'alls want to see a new run of, there are eyeballs on it.)

 

 

So should this be spun off into a new thread, or, is this the right place to mention Netflix Bumblebee? 
...saw it (him?) once on the shelves, didn't make the purchase in the moment, and then it made the jump from Walmart exclusive to Ebay exclusive.



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Posted 16 January 2021 - 06:56 AM

Earthrise Bluestreak finally showed up at the Walgreens near me. So Id keep an eye out if folks are still looking.
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