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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Dr Va'al » Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:04 pm

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I'll be in Manchester at the weekend, hoping to find something in ASDA at least!

(I'll also pop into Toymaster and Forbidden Planet, if I get the chance..)
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby robotmel » Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:47 am

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Just a quick update from the Argos website that I spotted this morning...

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Search/searchTerms/TRANSFORMERS.htm

Transformers Prime Weaponizers, Powerizers, Bot Shot Battle Set, Deluxe, Cyberverse Legion & Commanders are on sale with a 25% deduction in store or online which seems a lot more reasonable!

Weaponizers at £26.24, Deluxe at £9.74, Legion at £3.74, Commander at £6.74, BS Battle Set at £17.24 & Powerizers at £17.24!

Also down in price by less than half are selected Kreo sets!

Optimus Prime w/twin cycles at £32.99, Prowl at £12.99, Starscream at £11.99, Sideswipe at £10.99, Ratchet at £8.49, Mirage at £5.99, Sentinel Prime at £17.99, Mini Optimus or Bumblebee at £399 each and Battleships Helicopter at £11.99!

There are also other random Transformers bits such as scotters and video games at great prices too!

Dont shop for, Argos it! ;)
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Dr Va'al » Wed Aug 22, 2012 3:31 am

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robotmel wrote:>:oP
Just a quick update from the Argos website that I spotted this morning...

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/9079898/Trail/searchtext%3ETRANSFORMERS+PRIME.htm

Transformers Prime Weaponizers are on sale with a 25% deduction in store or online which brings them from full price of £34.99 down to £26.24 which seems a lot more reasonable!

Dont shop for, Argos it! ;)


It's a 25% on all the TF figures! Deluxes at £9.74, Voyagers at £17.24.
Cyberverse Commanders at £6.74 and £3.74 for Legion.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby robotmel » Wed Aug 22, 2012 3:52 am

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Va'al wrote: It's a 25% on all the TF figures! Deluxes at £9.74, Voyagers at £17.24.
Cyberverse Commanders at £6.74 and £3.74 for Legion.

Edited my post, not quite all figures at 25% but close! ;)
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Dr Va'al » Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:04 pm

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Forbidden Planet Manchester has Knockout and Hotshot.

Nothing new anywhere else.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Dr Va'al » Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:05 pm

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Woo! First ever news credit!

I also forgot to mention that Asda currently has Deluxes on Buy Two for £20.
Now, if only they got in extra waves..
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby craggy » Sat Sep 01, 2012 7:59 am

Va'al wrote:Woo! First ever news credit!

I also forgot to mention that Asda currently has Deluxes on Buy Two for £20.
Now, if only they got in extra waves..

weren't the Deluxes £9.95 or something? I'm assuming they've put the price up, otherwise I'm not seeing the upside of that deal.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Dr Va'al » Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:02 am

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Just reporting. I forgot about the original prices of the Deluxes. Hm..
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby NovaSentinel » Sat Sep 01, 2012 11:16 am

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FINALLY! Managed to find a Ratchet! no arcee though...
Got the good ol' doc from a Tesco Home for the usual £13, but he is worth it :D So it has taken 6 months for wave 2 to reach Berkshire, and even then it is only two Ratchets on the back of a Tesco's shelf.
I think i'm going to have a word with Hasbro about their distribution...
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Dr Va'al » Sat Sep 01, 2012 12:48 pm

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The TV and Movie Store in Norwich has Human Alliance Basics for £9.99.
Wasn't Home Bargains cheaper than that?
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby craggy » Sat Sep 01, 2012 3:42 pm

NovaSentinel wrote:FINALLY! Managed to find a Ratchet! no arcee though...
Got the good ol' doc from a Tesco Home for the usual £13, but he is worth it :D So it has taken 6 months for wave 2 to reach Berkshire, and even then it is only two Ratchets on the back of a Tesco's shelf.
I think i'm going to have a word with Hasbro about their distribution...

Tesco beside me got them ages ago, but as of today, have 2 Cliffs, 2 Bees and a Wheeljack.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby waaaaghlord » Sun Sep 02, 2012 3:03 am

Va'al wrote:The TV and Movie Store in Norwich has Human Alliance Basics for £9.99.
Wasn't Home Bargains cheaper than that?


That's full price. The ones in Home Bargains were a fiver.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Dr Va'al » Sun Sep 02, 2012 3:19 am

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waaaaghlord wrote:
Va'al wrote:The TV and Movie Store in Norwich has Human Alliance Basics for £9.99.
Wasn't Home Bargains cheaper than that?


That's full price. The ones in Home Bargains were a fiver.


I thought so. I'll check again when I go into town.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Dr Va'al » Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:55 am

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Reprolabels for Prime Soundwave, Megatron and Ratchet have arrived!
That's my evening sorted. :P
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby robotmel » Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:24 am

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Va'al wrote:Reprolabels for Prime Soundwave, Megatron and Ratchet have arrived!
That's my evening sorted. :P

>:oP
Still no United Kingdom Transformers sightings then...?

What is going on with Hasbro UK and their distribution of TF Prime figures?

We brits are keen to stay up to date with the latest releases only to hear the same figures are going 'On Sale' over the water at various stores already, thats before the U.K. has even seen the complete Wave 2, let alone Wave 3 or later?

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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Dr Va'al » Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:20 am

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I've given up.


And I did report sightings of HA basics! I know it's not new stuff, but I am trying... :(

(I hate the coffee emoticon. It's as patronising as some people on the forums.)
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Ravage XK » Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:23 am

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I'm just looking forward to the day that the Masterpiece Prime hits TRU......if it is still due that is.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby craggy » Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:22 pm

I'd post more here, but haven't had any actual sightings, and apparently we're met with scorn if we just try to converse with fellow UK fans now.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Dr Va'al » Sat Sep 08, 2012 4:21 am

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craggy wrote:I'd post more here, but haven't had any actual sightings, and apparently we're met with scorn if we just try to converse with fellow UK fans now.


You just wrote a message not talking about a sighting.

HOW DARE YOU?!

(I'm in Italy, so far, there is nothing except some Cyberverse Legion DOTM figures.)
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Lazer Geek » Sat Sep 08, 2012 3:21 pm

Just got Knockout and Hot Shot from Toys R Us in Croydon. I notice that toysrus.co.uk are listing all of wave 3 deluxe as well... still no voyagers though.

Right thats my post for this year sorted.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Primacron's Little Helper » Sat Sep 15, 2012 2:50 am

Hey guys, haven't posted here in an absolute age. I realise I haven't bought a Transformer in this country since Generations Windcharger, mind you, I've only bought Junkheap since then.

Anyone seen any sign of the new Generations figures?
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Dr Va'al » Sat Sep 15, 2012 4:03 am

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They apparently showed up in Ireland, if it's the Fall of Cybertron ones you're talking about.

Haven't seen or heard anything about other Generations, or Prime (although TRU does have them all in stock, apart from Vehicon -- of course).
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby craggy » Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:39 pm

I do have heard of Gen/FOC stuff being in Toys R Us. Have yet to go check out my local one though. Too scared of The Hive.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby waaaaghlord » Sat Sep 15, 2012 11:44 pm

Picked up commanders Magnus, Skyquake and Starscream in Tesco, £7 each. Left the Prime and Bulkhead repaints on the shelf. Deluxes were marked down to £8, but only wave 2 stock on the shelf.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby craggy » Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:17 pm

yeah, I saw the new Cyberverse Commanders in Tesco as well. Deluxes and Voyagers are on sale, couple of quid off, but all Wave 1. TRU was the same, shelf after shelf of Wave 1 Prime. Weaponizers are dribbling out onto shelves like so much narcotic induced vomit from the corner of Hasbro's mouth. TRU had the Cyberverse Jackhammer as well, but no Driller. :(

Kreo stuff was on sale too at TRU, but not by enough for me to contemplate getting any. They had...I think the technical term is "crap ton" of it as well. None of the little blind packed Kreons anywhere that I could see.

Non-TF related, but TRU also has some GI Joe movie figures (from the first film...that they still haven't got rid of) down to £2.99 each as well. Was tempted to get a few, but ended up not bothering, after the disappointment of seeing the TF selection.
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