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    Quote Originally Posted by reillyd View Post
    BulletproofVillain Australia has preorders now too, at a slightly cheaper price. Good sign that its going to hit mass retail, but unfortunately Castle Greyskull is already sold out.
    https://www.bulletproofvillain.com.a...attel-origins/
    Yeah grabbed a Castle from there as soon as the listing went up. Not a bad price but suspect BigW will have it even cheaper.....if they get it. Grabbed Panthor and the Landshark from BV yesterday. Amazon have She-Ra, Mer-Man and Roboto for $27 each too if anyone’s interested.

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    This is looking promising

    I'm happy to wait until July to see if MOTU Origins turns up in Target or BigW.

    Is it just me who prefers to be able to go into an actual shop and buy stuff off the shelf, as opposed to mail-ordering off the internet? I know many things are going more and more the latter direction, and I understand why (and how economic forces are driving the change), but still...

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJJ View Post
    This is looking promising

    I'm happy to wait until July to see if MOTU Origins turns up in Target or BigW.

    Is it just me who prefers to be able to go into an actual shop and buy stuff off the shelf, as opposed to mail-ordering off the internet? I know many things are going more and more the latter direction, and I understand why (and how economic forces are driving the change), but still...
    If they do eventually show up at the shops, great. Will probably buy another set to keep sealed. But it will just be flooded with wave 1 for 6 months. We are already so far behind.

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    These dudes still rarely seem to be in stock anywhere, but with the Walmart exclusivity finished it's been nice to grab a few here and there from Amazon, often for as low as $25. Two for $50 with free Prime postage seems like better value than US$15 each from BBTS with international shipping added. Even with a crazy shipping fee though, a Grayskull from BBTS is still cheaper than Popcultcha.

    Really loving the line.

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    Just discovered another Australian online retailer who is listing MOTU, Inbox Toys. Their standard price seems to be set to $34.50, with the deluxe toys at $41.90. And lots of stuff being listed as due in July or even October. Anything over $100 has free postage... Hmm, that's awfully tempting at a time when my TF purchases are bottoming out (my thing is G1, not Beast Wars)...

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    July or even October seems to be quite behind other retailers. I?ve never heard of inbox toys before, so I don?t know if they charge up front, or whether they only do so when shipping.

    I?ve gone and bought quite a few from bigbadtoystore (they just got a new wave, which includes Roboto and Ninjor), and they arrive quite quickly. I?m probably paying more with the shipping, but its nice to have them guaranteed. I don?t know whether we?ll end up skipping waves, as they?re already up to Wave 5.
    On the lookout for MISB Headmaster Highbrow, Takara or Hasbro. I'm sure I could make you a sweet deal!

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    Amazon au has Castles via the UK for $175 - about the same as getting it shipped from BBTS if you have Prime I think. Still cheaper than Popcultcha, and in stock right now.

    https://www.amazon.com.au/gp/product...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maruten View Post
    Amazon au has Castles via the UK for $175 - about the same as getting it shipped from BBTS if you have Prime I think. Still cheaper than Popcultcha, and in stock right now.

    https://www.amazon.com.au/gp/product...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
    Thank you for the heads up Maruten! My Castle arrived this week, and very happy to have it. They shipped it in the original cardboard shipper box, so it arrived just perfectly with no dints or damage. The Sorceress looks just beautiful, and there?s lots of fun accessories with the castle for play value. I hate to say it, but I think this might actually be an IMPROVEMENT on the old castle. The paint apps on the door are so much better, and form the outside it looks just beautiful.
    On the lookout for MISB Headmaster Highbrow, Takara or Hasbro. I'm sure I could make you a sweet deal!

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