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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Cobotron » Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:01 pm

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Re: Massive Discount for Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Victorion on Amazon

Postby nycPrime » Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:01 pm

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william-james88 wrote:For those not in the know, Victorion has been dropping in price at Amazon.

Lucky Logician reached out to us to let us know what's going on:

Not sure why, but there is a second listing for Victorion on Amazon. And instead of the normal price of $72, it is only $42.83 currently. It is fulfilled by Amazon. The only difference is it takes additional time to process/ship out. I just bought one and it says it is due to arrive Friday as opposed to a normal Wednesday for 2 day shipping.


You can find the deal here where she is currently $42.49: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0198 ... UTF8&psc=1

That si over 50% off. If you are still on the fence, you can check out the gallery here.


Thanks for newsing this! I ordered mine a couple of hours ago now. It's an absolute BARGAIN at that price! :) I'm glad I waited all this time.

Amazon has a bunch of TFs listed as lightening deals today. It's across the board: CW (Victorion and some deluxes), TR (deluxes), as well as Platinum (Trypticon, Ops/Megs, triple changers), G2 Brut. This could explain why Victorion hasn't dropped in price anymore. Wouldn't surprise me to see Victorion drop to $29.99 for this lightening deal.

FYI, I remember Trypticon dropping to around $100 during the last time it was offered as a lightening deal. Don't think a lot of people jumped on it though, maybe cause it was around the time Trypticon won the fan poll?

G2 Brut for $79, Trypticon for $110 ... not the best prices....
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Hellscream9999 » Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:05 pm

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o.supreme wrote:TR Fort Max at $130 kind of raised an eyebrow with me.

Hmm, now it's price is almost a match for what you get |:|
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby nycPrime » Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:06 pm

Cobotron wrote:nyc, do you have a link to that Platinum Op/Megs set on lightening deal?
I can only find a regular price listing.

Not very helpful, but you can find it from "Today's Deals" ... just filter for toys. The deal isn't until 6pm EST.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/goldbox/ref=nav_cs_gb

But if you click on the link for the actual item, you won't know it's a lightening deal at all. I just clicked on "watch" from "today's deal" and I have all the items I'm watching on 1 screen.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby nycPrime » Tue Sep 20, 2016 2:41 pm

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o.supreme wrote:TR Fort Max at $130 kind of raised an eyebrow with me.

Hmm, now it's price is almost a match for what you get |:|

I wish I knew Amazon was going to drop the price this quickly because I would've waited. Even with tax, I would've saved about $10.

So I was monitoring the G2 Bruticus set on Amazon. At just under $80, it sold out in about 10 minutes. I very curious what the Victorion set will go for, since it's presently available for $72 and $42. I still think a price of around $30 makes sense for a lightening deal.

Since this is a CW thread, CW Leader Starscream is also a lightening deal. Since it's currently at full MSRP, I don't know if it'd be significantly cheaper than the current HTS price.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby firefox91 » Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:16 pm

If G2 Menasor or Fruiticus hits that kind of price, I might cave and pick them up. But Victorion? No, I'll still pass. There are just so many things wrong with the set that I can't justify even letting it take up space in my collection regardless of price.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby o.supreme » Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:25 pm

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firefox91 wrote:If G2 Menasor...hits that kind of price, I might cave.


Sorry...you missed out. A few days ago HTS had G2 Superion & G2 Menasor on eBay for $30...they sold out quick.

I don't mind Victorion so much (as well as other newcomers Optimus Maximus & Sky Reign) simply because we got pretty much all the classic combiners and *hopeful* signs of the rest in the coming years.

Still...I wonder if Hasbro will reconsider their strategy when it comes to "Fan Built" characters, as they seem to be the most polarizing and controversial. Hasbro probably made way too many of these sets thinking "this is what won the poll, so all the fans will want one", without stopping to consider factors like...who actually voted, did people vote multiple times?, how accessible was the poll etc...
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Kurona » Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:30 pm

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I mean, there were only two fan-built bots at the end of the day. And considering Combiners are a very different deal from individual bots and the very nature of Combiners in toys makes them difficult to do and generally rather rare... this was kinda one of their only chances to do this sort of poll for a long time, unless we are indeed getting a CW 2.0 for Predaking and such in a few years. And even if we do get said CW 2.0, that would be a bunch of beast combiners; which is also a completely different deal from CW's vehicle combiners.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby steals_your_goats » Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:50 pm

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A fan built beast combiner would be really cool, but only if there's more than 6 molds to choose from.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Kurona » Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:53 pm

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While I'd absolutely adore a new beast combiner in that lieu, I think one fan-built combiner is enough - at least for now.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby nycPrime » Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:03 pm

Amazon lightening deals are a joke. Victorion available for $57, while the non-lightening deal price is $42. And SS is cheaper from HTS.
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Re: Massive Discount for Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Victorion on Amazon

Postby Ironhidensh » Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:48 pm

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william-james88 wrote:For those not in the know, Victorion has been dropping in price at Amazon.

Lucky Logician reached out to us to let us know what's going on:

Not sure why, but there is a second listing for Victorion on Amazon. And instead of the normal price of $72, it is only $42.83 currently. It is fulfilled by Amazon. The only difference is it takes additional time to process/ship out. I just bought one and it says it is due to arrive Friday as opposed to a normal Wednesday for 2 day shipping.


You can find the deal here where she is currently $42.49: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0198 ... UTF8&psc=1

That si over 50% off. If you are still on the fence, you can check out the gallery here.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Cobotron » Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:13 pm

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Fun is over guys. Vicky is rising in price again. She's back up to $47.07.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby nycPrime » Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:30 pm

Cobotron wrote:Fun is over guys. Vicky is rising in price again. She's back up to $47.07.

$47.03 ... Amazon is just messing with us now lol
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Kurona » Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:43 pm

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nycPrime wrote:
Cobotron wrote:Fun is over guys. Vicky is rising in price again. She's back up to $47.07.

$47.03 ... Amazon is just messing with us now lol

Now it's picked up that a lot of us know about it, it's deciding to make the game more interesting.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Kurona » Wed Sep 21, 2016 5:14 am

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The more I think about that Demolishor head for Onslaught the more I wonder what the Combiner head would be.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

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Kurona wrote:The more I think about that Demolishor head for Onslaught the more I wonder what the Combiner head would be.

probably bruticus' head repainted
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Kurona » Wed Sep 21, 2016 6:09 am

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Kurona wrote:The more I think about that Demolishor head for Onslaught the more I wonder what the Combiner head would be.

probably bruticus' head repainted

That's the most likely and most realistic answer. Betacus. But I wanna live in fantasy land
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

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Kurona wrote:The more I think about that Demolishor head for Onslaught the more I wonder what the Combiner head would be.

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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Kurona » Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:00 am

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Kurona wrote:The more I think about that Demolishor head for Onslaught the more I wonder what the Combiner head would be.

Armada Megatron's head

Aah, but we already got an Armada Megatron in CW - so I'm thinking it'd be something different.

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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby william-james88 » Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:16 am

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Cobotron wrote:Fun is over guys. Vicky is rising in price again. She's back up to $47.07.

$47.03 ... Amazon is just messing with us now lol

Now it's picked up that a lot of us know about it, it's deciding to make the game more interesting.

Is this Amazon or Skynet? :lol:

Joking aside, its just an algorythm running so the price will constantly luctuate as long as there are a lot of buyers and product. People cancel their orders or more stock comes in and the flux continues.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby Kurona » Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:45 am

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william-james88 wrote:
Kurona wrote:
nycPrime wrote:
Cobotron wrote:Fun is over guys. Vicky is rising in price again. She's back up to $47.07.

$47.03 ... Amazon is just messing with us now lol

Now it's picked up that a lot of us know about it, it's deciding to make the game more interesting.

Is this Amazon or Skynet? :lol:

Joking aside, its just an algorythm running so the price will constantly luctuate as long as there are a lot of buyers and product. People cancel their orders or more stock comes in and the flux continues.

Don't listen to this guy. The computers are taking over.
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Re: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Discussion Thread

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:02 am

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Kurona wrote:The more I think about that Demolishor head for Onslaught the more I wonder what the Combiner head would be.

Armada Megatron's head

Aah, but we already got an Armada Megatron in CW - so I'm thinking it'd be something different.

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