As for the late figures, I was amazed at the Post Office staff's complete ineptitude too, but at the same time was just relieved that I finally had my stuff. :hmgrin:
How much is the comic at Forbidden Planet?
Can we stop talking about the comic in the UK figure arrival thread, please? :hmlol:
It's nice to have the thread kept busy during the lull between figures!
I always think of this as the catch-all UK thread rather than just a thread for figure arrivals.
Same here, still waiting for the DOS figures but in the meantime will check out those comic stores and order the whole set :-)
I agree, I see it as a catch all as well!
In all seriousness I like it as a catch all thread, it's how i got myself some Primark Skeletor PJ's! :skgrin:
My Slushead still didnt arrived, its strange that some orders are coming fast (less than 20 days) but others and rather moust of them in this year i think are going very SLOOOOOW!! -_- Once my parcel was more than a month IN SWEDEN -_-
A big box arrived today - sub Griffin, Horde Prime and SMAA - no customs charges again!
Haven't had chance to crack them open yet but they look great in box.
I don't think it hurts for this to be a catch all Uk thread. I don't get excited when I see someone here has there figures as the times vary so much for people in different parts of the country, someone could get theirs today but mine won't be here till next week or something.
So I picked up the comic today. Both Orbital Comics and Gosh! in London had loads of copies, probably around 20 (I don't know if that's good or bad - I guess it only went on sale today, seems they have faith in it to have ordered so many). It was £2.20 in both shops.
I didn't have time to check Forbidden Planet.
Orbital also has a selection of figures for £40 each, Mo-Larr set for £40, SDCC Orko for £60 and both Weapons Paks for £20 each.
I desperately need a Whiplash but there's no way I can stretch to £40!
A toy shop near me has MOTUC at £40+ each too. No way i'd ever pay that much and it doesn't look like anyone else would either as they have sat on the shelf there for years in some cases.
I usually buy my MOTUC from ebay but thought I would give Matty Collector a chance on Monday for the sale - figures arrived today (although I was out) but have to pay £41 - still very quick delivery compared to everyone else in this thread - 3 days!
How much do UPS charge for admin? I feel maybe ebay is the better option for future purchases as 5 items ended up costing me £200!!!
I bet Snake Man-At-Arms, Horde Prime and the Griffin end up arriving before Stinkor and Slush Head. :hmsad:
I got the comic today. Not a fan of the ridiculously brief pace or the sketchy artwork but I do love where the story is heading.
I'd suggest giving the cheaper shipping option a go - this way Matty should be cheaper than ebay.
Just had a ransom note for the Griffin/Prime/Snake MAA. The price they are demanding? £19!! It was from Parcel Force as well who have never delivered anything MOTUC to me before. Really not happy at all. Especially when I see that others were lucky enough to get theirs for free.
And where are my May figures. anyway?
I got a ransom note from Parcel Force for £20.47p. I'll go to hell if I'm am paying that on top of the £10 it would cost me in petrol to go collect it so I will leave the package for them to send back to matty and matty can pay for it then refund my money or send a replacement via royal mail. I have never had a matty package come via parcel force before nor have I asked them to use parcel force this time. If this continues I will not get a sub next year and take my chances on ebay. No way I can afford this just for toys. Been stung enough this year having to pay for the Star Sisters and Photog.