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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby alternator77 » Fri May 25, 2012 8:43 pm

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what worries me is the recent cancellation of dotm stuff stateside and it "exclusivity" here.
they start up a partner ship with funpub and ehobby but cant be bothered to offer these figs at the club site :roll:

im wondering if theyre seeing more profit in asia and are planning to market over there more i.e. this is meant to benefit the asian market moreso than us. just putting it out there. >:oP
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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby Mindmaster » Fri May 25, 2012 9:00 pm

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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby triKlops » Fri May 25, 2012 10:07 pm

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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby Poyguimogul » Sat May 26, 2012 4:13 am

Detritus.... seriously... why am I collecting !)(&)(^& classic toys if there isn't any EHOBBY charecters other then BUGBITE......


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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby RhA » Sat May 26, 2012 4:41 am

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If they used the Classics mold................I would probably buy it. :HEADHURTS:


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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby Delicon » Sat May 26, 2012 10:08 am

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People nitpick on the TCC all the time for their mold and character choices, but if there is one area where they legitimately have fallen short, it has been with G1 molds.

EHobby has knocked those out of the park, let's see if this partnership helps that.
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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby Stormrider » Sat May 26, 2012 11:21 am

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Savage wrote:This could be very good. Also, it kinda explains how FunPub plans to pull off the subscription service and addition of four more figures produced next year. Hopefully this will also mean increased availability and decreased import fees of club figures in Japan and e-hobby figures in the States!


Decreased import costs would be nice, but my gut feeling is that we won't see that.
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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby El Duque » Mon May 28, 2012 7:56 am

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The first offering from the recently announced e-Hobby/TFCC collaboration will a limited amount of the BotCon 2012 "Invasion" box sets. e-Hobby will be offering 150 of these sets (one per customer) for ¥ 35,900. Hopefully this partnership will also result in some of those popular Japanese exclusives coming our way via TFCC.


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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby Mkall » Mon May 28, 2012 8:07 am

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As cool a start as this is, I cannot help but feel that The Club just gave their leftovers to eHobby and said "Here, you sell them"

I'm hoping for good things to come from this deal.
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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon May 28, 2012 8:19 am

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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby thunderjacker » Mon May 28, 2012 9:15 am

yeah, i suspected that there would be a lot of these sets left over and this feels like tfcc's way of getting rid of them...japan, beware of exclusive bad repaints!!!!
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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby Dead Metal » Mon May 28, 2012 9:48 am

Motto: "Don't do drugs, beer's cheaper anyway!"
So it looks like this partnership is basically just that they sell each-others leftover stock.
Which means everything stays the same for non US/ Japan fans. Just that getting e-hobby figures will become more complicated and crappy for US collectors while Japanese collectors can get Botcon stuff cheaper and easier than before.
Oh well.
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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby Mkall » Mon May 28, 2012 11:20 am

Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
Dead Metal wrote:So it looks like this partnership is basically just that they sell each-others leftover stock.
Which means everything stays the same for non US/ Japan fans. Just that getting e-hobby figures will become more complicated and crappy for US collectors while Japanese collectors can get Botcon stuff cheaper and easier than before.
Oh well.

I don't think it's fair to jump to such conclusions at this stage.
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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby Dead Metal » Mon May 28, 2012 11:34 am

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Mkall wrote:
Dead Metal wrote:So it looks like this partnership is basically just that they sell each-others leftover stock.
Which means everything stays the same for non US/ Japan fans. Just that getting e-hobby figures will become more complicated and crappy for US collectors while Japanese collectors can get Botcon stuff cheaper and easier than before.
Oh well.

I don't think it's fair to jump to such conclusions at this stage.

Why not, FunPub haven't got a very good track record as it stands, and this is the first thing that comes from this "amazing" partnership, the leftovers of one of their exclusive sets through e-Hobby?

I'll say something nice about FunPub when they actually deserve it and not out of goodwill and wishful thinking.
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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon May 28, 2012 11:39 am

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You know, the more I think about it, the more I'm convinced the partnership is not two-sided. You see how only e-Hobby has announced the partnership, but the TFCC hasn't given a single peep yet?
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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby Mkall » Mon May 28, 2012 12:07 pm

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Dead Metal wrote:
Mkall wrote:
Dead Metal wrote:So it looks like this partnership is basically just that they sell each-others leftover stock.
Which means everything stays the same for non US/ Japan fans. Just that getting e-hobby figures will become more complicated and crappy for US collectors while Japanese collectors can get Botcon stuff cheaper and easier than before.
Oh well.

I don't think it's fair to jump to such conclusions at this stage.

Why not, FunPub haven't got a very good track record as it stands, and this is the first thing that comes from this "amazing" partnership, the leftovers of one of their exclusive sets through e-Hobby?

Actually, this is exactly what I predicted to be the first thing mentioned from this partnership. I don't expect eHobby to get anything from The Club that I don't already have. As for what The Club gets (if anything) from eHobby, while I'm hopeful to see something interesting from all this, I will believe it when I see it.
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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby zodconvoy » Mon May 28, 2012 2:47 pm

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150 units is a number the Club could easily move so this was definitely a planned on step on their part. And imagine how much more of a hit Metalhawk will be over there? I think the Club has really tried to make up for what happened with the security breach and some people just want to take it out on this overall really good set. Plus, it's not like they're offering attendee figures on eHobby.

Are they getting the standard comic with it or a Japanese language version? Probably not, but it would be cool.
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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby Stormrider » Mon May 28, 2012 3:22 pm

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:I still want one... But at least the Japanese will have a cheaper way to getting one. :)


Is it cheaper?
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Re: e-Hobby Announces Partnership with TFCC

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon May 28, 2012 3:28 pm

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
Stormrider wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:I still want one... But at least the Japanese will have a cheaper way to getting one. :)


Is it cheaper?


I would imagine, no import costs for starters.
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