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@  Pennpenn : (19 February 2017 - 04:03 AM)

Oh wait, figured it out. Doi...

@  Pennpenn : (19 February 2017 - 04:02 AM)

I'm kinda disappointed how they messed up Legion Bisk's hands so that his front wheels can't roll.

@  RichardT1977 : (19 February 2017 - 12:45 AM)

One of the Walmarts near me has some pegs full of Wave 1 TR deluxes.

@  Paladin : (18 February 2017 - 09:39 PM)

https://twitter.com/autobase_aichi/status/833142409005391872 ....is that an MP DINOBOT teaser?!?!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 February 2017 - 09:35 PM)

Yeah, never seen a Titans Return Hot Rod

@  LBD "Nyt... : (18 February 2017 - 08:58 PM)

Or Hot Rod. D=

@  LBD "Nyt... : (18 February 2017 - 08:58 PM)

Wow, seriously? I don't think I've even seen him here. =(

@  Msol : (18 February 2017 - 07:50 PM)

Yeah Mindwipe shelfwarmed like crazy in Vancouver.

@  Steevy Maximus : (18 February 2017 - 07:36 PM)

My Walmart still has a Rattrap floating around. My frustration is I've seen Hot Rod and Doublecross, but still haven't seen a Highbrow

@  ShadowMan024 : (18 February 2017 - 07:02 PM)

I still haven't seen any Wave 3 Deluxes aside from the Triggerhappy I got off eBay.

@  Pennpenn : (18 February 2017 - 06:54 PM)

Fairly sure the Target near my work still has a CW Wheeljack hanging around the Wave 3 TR deluxes. Just wish we'd gotten Wave 2 deluxes...

@  ShadowMan024 : (18 February 2017 - 06:53 PM)

CW deluxes from the later waves clogged the shelves real bad.

@  ShadowMan024 : (18 February 2017 - 06:52 PM)

Correction: TR deluxes don't shelfwarm.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 February 2017 - 06:47 PM)

Generations deluxes don't shelfwarm.

@  Msol : (18 February 2017 - 06:30 PM)

Hm, interesting. Some of the pegs seem to have the correct names when they've been shelfwarming for a while. So like Mindwipe would be on a peg labelled MINDWIPE next to WOLFWIRE, etc.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 February 2017 - 06:30 PM)

It would make less sense to track individual figures when they're ordered by the assortment anyway.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (18 February 2017 - 03:02 PM)

Nope. walmart tends to scan the first UPC of the assortment, then use it for the entire assortment. Actually tracking data makes to much sense.

@  Msol : (18 February 2017 - 02:37 PM)

So hey I bought Triggerhappy from Walmart a few days ago and just notice the receipt said TRIGGERHAPPY on it. Not the assortment name or whatever. Are they using this info to better track character sales or something?

@  unluckiness : (18 February 2017 - 07:13 AM)

I think there was a premonition panel in the Devil's Due TF vs JOEs

@  Bass X0 : (18 February 2017 - 05:28 AM)

When an app asks me to give a review or a rating, I decline, but I always look at other people's reviews before I get an app.

@  Sockie : (17 February 2017 - 10:07 PM)

TF vs G.I. Joe counts more than anything else.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (17 February 2017 - 08:52 PM)

Does that even count?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (17 February 2017 - 08:52 PM)

OH, that one.

@  Pennpenn : (17 February 2017 - 08:39 PM)

The most recent one, I think? I don't think Fort Max or Trypticon even appear in the earlier ones.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (17 February 2017 - 08:37 PM)

Which one was that?

@  unitremover : (17 February 2017 - 07:16 PM)

They did in the Scioli TF vs GI Joe

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 February 2017 - 05:37 PM)

Have Fortress Maximus and Trypticon ever fought each other before Titans Return?

@  Dekafox : (17 February 2017 - 05:20 PM)

Smart Brain? He's trying to take over the world through weaponized electronic accessories?

@  Msol : (17 February 2017 - 05:16 PM)

Reminds me of Smart Robin in a good way.

@  Msol : (17 February 2017 - 05:16 PM)

Oh man Triggerhappy is awesome.

@  Rycochet : (17 February 2017 - 11:30 AM)

I'm afraid to imagine what was done to it to turn it into bubble tea.

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 11:04 AM)

You must have been feeding it. That's when it turns from sweet tea to bitter mutated chaotic tea.

@  Rycochet : (17 February 2017 - 11:00 AM)

I didn't know Tea could do that, I thought it just turned into a disgusting drink.

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 10:59 AM)

They also multiply when they get wet. Don't feed them after midnight, either.

@  Rycochet : (17 February 2017 - 10:58 AM)

Don't get them wet otherwise you'll end up with a case of brownbelly.

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 10:56 AM)

What about t-shirts made out of tea bags?

@  Rycochet : (17 February 2017 - 10:55 AM)

No, no, it's teens who need putting in airtight containers, tea you can leave anywhere.

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 10:53 AM)

Tea is best stored in airtight containers, not china.

@  Rycochet : (17 February 2017 - 10:24 AM)

I thought all the tea was in china.

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 09:23 AM)

GAH *can't edit on mobile*

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 09:23 AM)

*in Japanese, the "t" is fhere

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 09:22 AM)

Well, if you pronounce "tsunami"

@  Noideaforaname : (17 February 2017 - 09:17 AM)

PPPPPPPPterodactyl douBBBBBBts TTTTTTTsunami

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 09:12 AM)

omelete du fromageeeeeeeeee

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 February 2017 - 09:12 AM)

This whole thing is a farceeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 09:06 AM)

I defy your linguistics

@  Robowang : (17 February 2017 - 09:01 AM)

It was either spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaace or spaceyyyy

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 08:57 AM)

say it with a hisssss of airrrrrrr

@  RichardT1977 : (17 February 2017 - 08:53 AM)

What effect does extending a silent letter represent in pronouncing a word?

@  MEDdMI : (17 February 2017 - 08:45 AM)

GO INTO SPACEEEEE


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#41 Might Gaine

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 04:20 PM

How was the US able to get them for $20 if Takara has to sell them for $70? It just seems so disproportionate.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:11 PM

It's probably another "We're making a limited run, so we're jacking up the price" thing like a couple of the United Deluxes.
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Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:30 PM

If Takara is trying to save money/increase profitability charging 3x retail for the PCCs is pretty much the stupidest thing imaginable.

They would've had more success just handing out the money on the street they spent.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:43 PM

QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Apr 18 2012, 09:47 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Gunrage @ Apr 18 2012, 09:31 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I MUST SEE MORE OF THAT UNICRON.

I AGREE! icon-fire.gif

THIS!

I'm actually aghast that everyone is babbling about the PCC's and largely ignoring the new Unicron figure!

The PCC's are the same toys everyone lambasted for years, but slap a new paint job on them and they're suddenly gold? Wow, too bad Hasbro didn't just do that in the first place!



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Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:45 PM

QUOTE(Might Gaine @ Apr 18 2012, 05:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How was the US able to get them for $20 if Takara has to sell them for $70? It just seems so disproportionate.
Takara isn't selling them for that, importers are. Importing always carries a premium.


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Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:48 PM

QUOTE(Rosicrucian @ Apr 18 2012, 06:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Might Gaine @ Apr 18 2012, 05:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How was the US able to get them for $20 if Takara has to sell them for $70? It just seems so disproportionate.
Takara isn't selling them for that, importers are. Importing always carries a premium.

I'm not sure where you go that from, given that the sources for the price of these products is a solicitation from Takara and a retail listing on Amazon.co.jp.

The retail price is 6090 yen = $75.
Amazon's discounted price is 5098 yen = $63.

So roughly $70.

Edited by Might Gaine, 18 April 2012 - 05:52 PM.

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#47 Rosicrucian

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 06:03 PM

Ah, I was thinking we were talking about the prices up on BBTS. My mistake.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 06:37 PM

QUOTE(Shockwave 75 @ Apr 18 2012, 05:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Apr 18 2012, 09:47 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Gunrage @ Apr 18 2012, 09:31 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I MUST SEE MORE OF THAT UNICRON.

I AGREE! icon-fire.gif

THIS!

I'm actually aghast that everyone is babbling about the PCC's and largely ignoring the new Unicron figure!

The PCC's are the same toys everyone lambasted for years, but slap a new paint job on them and they're suddenly gold? Wow, too bad Hasbro didn't just do that in the first place!


I'm not sure what thread you're reading, but this one is hardly universal praise for the PCCs. And I'd assume people are talking more about the PCCs because we have amazon pages with nice high resolution photos of them, and only a teeny tiny little picture of a grey prototype Unicron.


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Posted 18 April 2012 - 06:41 PM

QUOTE(shellspark @ Apr 18 2012, 07:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Shockwave 75 @ Apr 18 2012, 05:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Apr 18 2012, 09:47 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Gunrage @ Apr 18 2012, 09:31 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I MUST SEE MORE OF THAT UNICRON.

I AGREE! icon-fire.gif

THIS!

I'm actually aghast that everyone is babbling about the PCC's and largely ignoring the new Unicron figure!

The PCC's are the same toys everyone lambasted for years, but slap a new paint job on them and they're suddenly gold? Wow, too bad Hasbro didn't just do that in the first place!


I'm not sure what thread you're reading, but this one is hardly universal praise for the PCCs. And I'd assume people are talking more about the PCCs because we have amazon pages with nice high resolution photos of them, and only a teeny tiny little picture of a grey prototype Unicron.

I don't even think that's a prototype.
It looks like a computer model.


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Posted 18 April 2012 - 06:42 PM

He's gonna be papercraft, isn't he? icon-arcee.gif

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 07:11 PM

Ugh ill just toss the pcc guys on my list and forget about them.....unicron looks like poo.....megs looks very nice...

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 07:26 PM

Unicron combining with Optimus Prime is awesome and random, and might make him worth picking up if he's Japan-only.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 08:11 PM

Speaking of Prototypes; are we not gonna talk about the Jet Vehicon prototype shown? Cause that looks pretty cool to me. Though, the Jet mode, looks sorta like a car with wings.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 08:41 PM

QUOTE(Shockwave 75 @ Apr 18 2012, 06:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The PCC's are the same toys everyone lambasted for years, but slap a new paint job on them and they're suddenly gold? Wow, too bad Hasbro didn't just do that in the first place!

They did. It was called "wave 3" and pretty much put a pin in the whole thing. icon-waspy.gif

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But is Unicron a rock? I want a Unicron rock lord!

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#55 Walky

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:08 PM

QUOTE(Phlis @ Apr 18 2012, 09:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Speaking of Prototypes; are we not gonna talk about the Jet Vehicon prototype shown? Cause that looks pretty cool to me. Though, the Jet mode, looks sorta like a car with wings.


I'll have an opinion on him and Unicron once we see them not tiny and grainy.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:36 PM

hmm a more play-friendly... not the cybertron Deluxe...smaller Unicron. I'm in.
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Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:56 PM

QUOTE(Phlis @ Apr 18 2012, 07:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Speaking of Prototypes; are we not gonna talk about the Jet Vehicon prototype shown? Cause that looks pretty cool to me. Though, the Jet mode, looks sorta like a car with wings.

Well, aren't they basically cars with wings in the cartoon?

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 11:56 PM

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:45 AM

I'm not really interested in Unicron's pointless waste of engineering to combine with another toy.

Let's hope it can stand on its own.

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:51 AM

QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Apr 18 2012, 10:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Phlis @ Apr 18 2012, 09:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Speaking of Prototypes; are we not gonna talk about the Jet Vehicon prototype shown? Cause that looks pretty cool to me. Though, the Jet mode, looks sorta like a car with wings.


I'll have an opinion on him and Unicron once we see them not tiny and grainy.

Walky, you know that's not how this works.

We have a microscopic sliver of information and a lousy image, and that's all we need to determine that something is the worst thing ever.


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