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Thread: FIRST SIGHTINGS ARCHIVE of new Transformers in Australia

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    Arrow FIRST SIGHTINGS ARCHIVE of new Transformers in Australia

    This topic will cover items (mostly toys), that are first sighted in Australia at a Major Retailer/Online Source that obtains their stock from Hasbro Australia... as well as sometimes noting the first release for a certain store-chain or state if it is some time after the first sighting in this country.


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    The first sighting of a significant item in Australia may also end up being posted in the Oz News section.
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    Animated Bumper Battler Lockdown & Soundwave spotted at Big W (Sunshine VIC). Price did not scan up for these two new ones. But they scanned an older wave of the Bumpers which is at $14.74.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stompy View Post
    Animated Bumper Battler Lockdown & Soundwave spotted at Big W (Sunshine VIC). Price did not scan up for these two new ones. But they scanned an older wave of the Bumpers which is at $14.74.
    Were the sounds any good?
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    Lockdown sounds a lot like Optimus, strangely enough. No real catchy phrases except for "Who's gonna stop me? You? You couldn't stop an oil leak."

    Soundwave is the real star of the show. I've been waiting for him with the most gusto. I just love his machinated voice. Funniest soundbyte... when triggering via the bumper...
    "[screeching noise followed by a loud crash then...] OW!"

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    Tinyjazz also found the Animated Bumper Battlers Soundwave and Lockdown at a BigW in Brisbane (CBD store).

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    Quote Originally Posted by griffin View Post
    Tinyjazz also found the Animated Bumper Battlers Soundwave and Lockdown at a BigW in Brisbane (CBD store).
    Also include the Autobot and Decepticon insignia pillows at $50 each (not at BigW) ...at private store
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    Pillows at Big W?! Lovely!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kyle View Post
    Pillows at Big W?! Lovely!!!
    oopsy, not BigW!! :P

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    Universe Stormcloud (redeco of Powerglide) found at a NSW BigW for $59.

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