If DCUC tanks I might go for a 2nd sub to sell later. Come the apocalypse the dollar will have no economic value and currency will be food, water, gold and action figures.
Jii Dee regarding Matty's view on MOTUC Collectors: "Here be whiny surrender monkey dragons".
MOTUC NEEDS: Tung Lashor, Rio Blast, Sssqueeze, Dragstor, Saurod & Lord Masque.
I've never subbed to MOTUC, but am a DCIE subber this year. At this point though, I care way more about MOTUC continuing that DCIE. I guess because we are missing a few key MOTUC figures, whereas DC will NEVER be complete. So DCIE dying is a little easier to handle at this point.
What a ridiculous system they have if this is the case... So, basically you have to take a gamble on sending back defective items if you only get one per year. It's like being on a game show... "Do I use my last-chance refund option now, or wait til I really need it... or maybe I won't need it again"
Mattel/DR needs to get the basics right!
Ram Man, Snake Face
Ah, page 100! Only 14 more pages until we beat the Might Spector thread!
Mattel will probably not tell us the second they hit 100 percent (if they do, and here's hoping), but I don't think they'll wait to the very end to tell us because if they knew days before the conclusion that all was okay, don't tell us, and word gets out, people will storm the gates of Matty.
In an odd way, I think that it might encourage some more sales if they announce the goal has been met. I assume that there are at least some who wont' buy until they know for sure the sub is going through. May not be very many, maybe less than those who are subbing only to save the line...
In any case, the next time there is a substantial update, Scott should let us know. It will encourage people to buy. If we hear on Monday, for example, that we've hit 70 % or so, it will show that the campaign is working and move people to advocate even more strongly for the line. It might even push people who are on the fence over because it stirs hope. It will also encourage people with 1 sub to buy another because it shows momentum is building and that there sub vote may truly make a real difference. I know that I am debating buying another sub (bought 1 already), but because of the expense am hesitant to do it. But if we learn soon that we have made great strides toward the 100% goal, I'll sub again to help save the line and take my chances on reselling the extras.
It only works against them though to give us a high % right now. All that would do is take all of those anxious people out of the mix that fear that the line is about to die and are debating on whether or not to get the sub.
If people hear that all is well they might just feel relieved and say I'll worry about getting stuff later and not sub.
Expect to hear nothing but gloom and doom until the 6th. As for on or after the 6th? I certainly hope the gloom and doom is out the window.
That article speaks the truth.
Mattel may have "answered" some of them before, but that doesn't mean this line couldn't use a wholesale shake-up.
It was spot on, they need to address some of these issues. It's not just the price went up, like Scott is trying to spin it.
Regardless, we all should be thanking them for helping get the word out about the trouble, if you agree with them or not.
The article on the toy news site cited above...., while it may be rehashing what we here at the org have hashed over a hundred times, it may be new to some of their readers. Normally I would say any publicity would be good publicity, but the piece in my opinion isn't really meant to rally the troops to consider the sub or support the line. Instead of focusing on the positive of the line or getting a sub, it focuses on the negative experiences we have had. I always hope other sites will help promote the line to those who may be unfamiliar, but as an editorial piece I can respect what is being said. The only problem is, people who are not into MOTU certainly won't be persuaded to join our cause so to speak.