I just got the email from TRU.com and my MP Optimus Prime preorder is finally going to be shipped!
"Thank you for your online purchase. This is a confirmation and summary of your order, which is currently being processed.
For your convenience, you'll be able to track the status of all your online orders and manage your account by visiting the "My Account" section of our website or by clicking this link:
Here is a review of your order:
Your order number is XXXXXXXXXX.
Sales Tax: $8.00
Order Total: $107.99
Item #: 13931381
Description: Transformers Masterpiece Action Figure - Optimus Prime One Color
Quantity: 1 @ $99.99
Shipping Method: Standard Shipping
Important: You can expect to receive your items between 11/07/12 and 11/12/12!!!!!!!!!!
I have to say I'm still a little shocked! I just hope that I get one with no QC issues!
I hope all of the other preorders for my fellow Seibertronians got filled as well!
Ok. My head is going to explode now. I got the same email Sunday night, the about 6 hrs. later I got a delay notification mail. I'll cut & paste it here:
Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you for placing your recent order with us.
We wanted to inform you that there is a delay in fulfilling the item listed below in your order. Please accept our apologies for this delay.
At this time we do not have a ship date for the item. If you choose to wait for the item to ship, you do not need to contact us, and we will continue to process and ship your order as soon as we can. Please note, your credit card will not be charged for the item until the order is shipped.
Order Number: 7blahblah49
Delayed Item: 13931381
Description: Transformers Masterpiece Action Figure - Optimus Prime
Quantity/Price: 1 @ $99.99
If you would like us to cancel your order, please call our Customer Service department at 1-800-869-7787, and we will be happy to promptly provide you with a full refund.
If the item(s) is not shipped by 11/23/2012 the item will be automatically cancelled and your credit card will not be charged, and/or your money will be refunded.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused by this delay.
The Guest Service Team
Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com "
What made it even worse was I read this email first, then the Sunday "we're all ready to go" email. I would've probably gotten it between 11/12 and 11/15. Dude, I swear Bane is working with Geoffrey and I'm being punished for getting MP TC quickly and easily at the end of August.