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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby SkyWarpsGhost » Wed Jan 25, 2012 10:05 am

Weapon: Dual Photon Launchers
I got Prime from Agos today. Doesn't say anywhere on the packaging about Poweriser or anything, just Voyager. They had nothing else in stock, maybe someone else beat me to it.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Pretender Skywarp » Wed Jan 25, 2012 10:23 am

SkyWarpsGhost wrote:I got Prime from Agos today. Doesn't say anywhere on the packaging about Poweriser or anything, just Voyager. They had nothing else in stock, maybe someone else beat me to it.


I think "Revealers" and "Powerizers" are the marketing dept being a bit over-zealous, they still say Deluxes and Voyagers on the packaging!
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby SkyWarpsGhost » Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:03 am

Weapon: Dual Photon Launchers
So are Powerizers gonna be Primes equivalent of Dotm Mechtech weapons then? Hope not.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Mykltron » Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:41 am

Motto: "If I win again I'm still the champion. If you win HAH! that's just impossible.

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SkyWarpsGhost wrote:I got Prime from Agos today. Doesn't say anywhere on the packaging about Poweriser or anything, just Voyager. They had nothing else in stock, maybe someone else beat me to it.

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None of my local Argoses have that voyager Megatron. They're stocking seems sporadic. I haven't come across any Bees yet!

SkyWarpsGhost wrote:So are Powerizers gonna be Primes equivalent of Dotm Mechtech weapons then? Hope not.


Looks like it. Plus stupid light up gimmick that doesn't really work.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby gavinfuzzy » Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:01 am

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Picked up the 1st wave of FE deluxes in Hong Kong last December, and got myself a Takara FE Prime :D

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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby freaky777 » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:01 am

Just gotten myself Takara's FE Vehicon.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Pretender Skywarp » Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:55 am

freaky777 wrote:Just gotten myself Takara's FE Vehicon.


Just pulled the trigger on this one myself, especially after the news from the Hasbro camp.

£36 posted, courtesy of eBay....
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Mykltron » Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:38 am

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Weapon: tea cup."
Really? I haven't seen it cheaper than £39.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Pretender Skywarp » Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:43 am

Mykltron wrote:Really? I haven't seen it cheaper than £39.


I think it fluctuates given he exchange rate on any given day :lol:
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby SkyWarpsGhost » Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:25 am

Weapon: Dual Photon Launchers
Managed to find Megatron at Argos in Lisburn. No deluxe class, and stock showed one voyager which was the Megs I bagged. Using the stock finder on their website it appears Northern Ireland has very little stock, if any.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Va'al » Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:48 pm

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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Mykltron » Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:28 am

Motto: "If I win again I'm still the champion. If you win HAH! that's just impossible.

Weapon: tea cup."
SkyWarpsGhost wrote:Managed to find Megatron at Argos in Lisburn. No deluxe class, and stock showed one voyager which was the Megs I bagged. Using the stock finder on their website it appears Northern Ireland has very little stock, if any.


Yes, it's very sporadic but considering we were told a few days ago that the release date is March we're lucky anything is showing up at all. Also, and as far as I know this has only happened once before, we got stuff before the USA :KREMZEEK:

I really want that Megatron but he's not in my area. Next Argos stock delivery is Feb 10th for us. And I have £80 of Argos vouchers sitting around...
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby -Kanrabat- » Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:08 pm

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Have a lttle copy/pasta from that other thread:

First, I got the Comic Con exclusive Prime 1st ed from HTS. (This one will stay sealed because I'm pretty sure deluxe OP will turn up eventually.)

Weeks later...

I saw TF Prime FE in my local TrU at Laval (Québec, Canada). They only had Starscream and Bumblebee. That was last November, or early December. Being a Starscream fan I just took him.

A while later, I took another Starscream to keep MOC, just in case. At 17$+tax, it's expensive, but I'm a Screamers fan.

After Xmas, the TF Prime toys were discounted to 5$! Of course, only The Bee was left. At that price, I snatched two. One I keep sealed, the other I open. (Bumblebee is not great by the way.)

Finally, the voyagers are here! Monday, I went to Tru, only to find just Optimus Prime. I wanted Bulkead too, but he was gone. I passed on Arcee and Cliffjumper because the voyager is 30$+tax and the deluxes are 17$+tax. Beside, there will be more later, right? Optimus Prime rock. Way better in person than in pictures.

Yesterday, I sad "screw it" and took Arcee at TrU. Great and sexy figure!

But then, shit got real on 4chan's /toy/ board. I saw thet the First Edition figures will be no more and the regular wave will be different, even inferior molds!
Bulkhead is being scalped at insane prices on Ebay...
Panic mode activated.

I franctically call all the TrU of Laval and Montreal. NO BULKHEAD ANYWHERE! Just in case, I call the TrU at the next town over. THEY HAVE HIM! Several in fact.

So today, after work, I asked a co-worker to give me a lift to that TrU. (I don't have a car). I used my credit card and most of my food money to get two Bulheads, two Cliffjumpers, one more Arcee and one more Optimus.

I'll play with one, and keep the other sealed. One hour and a half of multiple city bus rides later, in a slushstorm, I'm finally home with my haul.

Yes, I'm an idiot who will have to live on bread and water for a few days, but I'm a happy idiot.

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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Mykltron » Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:15 am

Motto: "If I win again I'm still the champion. If you win HAH! that's just impossible.

Weapon: tea cup."
Sometimes one must make sacrifices. I've had to pay double for Prime and Bulkhead and nearly double for Cliffjumper, although I'm not convinced that order is going to come through.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby paul053 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 10:31 am

A friend of mine picked up a first edition Cliffjumper for me at Winnipeg TRU.Yay!!! :KREMZEEK: :KREMZEEK: Say bye bye to that ugly RID one.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Mykltron » Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:56 am

Motto: "If I win again I'm still the champion. If you win HAH! that's just impossible.

Weapon: tea cup."
I'm going to have to wait for the zombie version, at least it's the same mold. I'm not paying £40 on ebay for a £13 figure.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Cobalt Prime » Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:42 pm

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Just got my FE Hasbro Bulkhead in the mail today. While he is positively awesome, I might be inclined to wonder if he was $72.00 worth of awesome if I wasn't just so glad to have him and thus end that particular ill fated hunt. Its done. Over. And his online prices are already exceeding what I paid.

I'm expecting my FE Prime and CJ to arrive probably tomorrow. Not going to bother with the FE Vehicon, but it would have been nice to have gotten that entertainment pack with Prime and Megs and kids. You would think that the EP would have been the ONE TFP item that Hasbro would have made sure was available everywhere, but what are ya going to do?
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby -Kanrabat- » Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:55 pm

Motto: "I will be your blade. I will be your shield."
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Right now, I'm unhauling my spares. I planned to hold on my MIB collection, but if I can just lower the credit card bill a little, I will be happy.

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By the way, since I will never be able to get the pack with the kids, deluxe Megs and Prime, I openned my Comic Con 1st Ed. Prime box. The magnet is on the fridge, the box with Matrix is in storage, an Deluxe TF-Prime Optimus Prime stand proudly in my OP shelf.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Sirtank » Tue Jan 31, 2012 8:27 pm

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I should get my BBTS order at work tomorrow (Starscream, Bumblebee, Arcee and Takara Cliffjumper) and my Tracking number for the FE voyager Prime I bought off ebay shows that I should get him tomorrow as well. It's going to be a good day for TFs.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Autobot Genocide » Wed Feb 01, 2012 8:10 am

Motto: ""Hey don't worry me and my squad of ultimate bad ass's will protect you""
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So after a couple of month of saying no and mabey to the Prime line my GF went ahead and reserved one just incase at Argos and lucky for me it turned out to be Soundwave,

The only other one i want now is a Vehicon untill Airachnid.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby helli0n » Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:07 pm

Motto: "Badgers? Badgers? We don't need no stinking badgers."
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Toys R Us and Target in the USA started stocking TF Prime figures very recently. Lucked upon a Cyberverse Cliffjumper, Arcee and Ratchet along with RiD Prime at my local Target. The shelves were nearly empty...still some Bumblebees there last night along with a single Bumblebee at Toys R Us. Not a fan of the B so I left him there.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby helli0n » Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:16 pm

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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Sirtank » Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:11 pm

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My local TRU got in the deluxe and Voyager RID figures today. I missed out on the Soundwave and Megatron, but grabbed a Wheeljack.
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby Pretender Skywarp » Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:12 pm

Got th FE Entertainment Pack from eBay today :-)
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Re: Transformers Prime Hauls Thread..

Postby PrymeStriker » Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:27 pm

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RID Cliffjumper, 2 days ago. I also customized his horns

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Why does everyone have better luck than me at TRU and Target with these Prime figures. I have to order this shit off of ebay for twice as much money :BANG_HEAD: :sad:
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