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Old 02-11-2018, 07:02 PM   #2781
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Which is ironic since there is are hazardous materials logos/warnings all over the toy and its packaging...

So did you just not include the batteries when you shipped these out? So now I gotta buy batteries?
It would have involved me opening each package and putting batteries in. They werent setup for individual shipping which is why they did that I guess.
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Old 02-12-2018, 12:41 PM   #2782
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Couldn't you have still included the batteries in the shipment?
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Old 02-12-2018, 06:51 PM   #2783
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Couldn't you have still included the batteries in the shipment?
I am not sure what you are picturing here....
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:20 AM   #2784
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Did you or did you not receive separate packs of batteries for each canister with your shipment?
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I can hear it now: "I'm sorry little April, I told you that if you didn't take good care of them I'd be taking them away. Now they are going to the lab to be abused for experimentation" (You could almost rewrite this as April caused the fire to get back at her father over it...)
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:51 AM   #2785
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Did you or did you not receive separate packs of batteries for each canister with your shipment?
if you really want to boil it down to a yes or no question then thats fine...

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Old 02-13-2018, 10:55 AM   #2786
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Since when did this stuff start coming with free batteries, anyway? Unless it's some sort of weird, proprietary battery, I don't ever remember getting free batteries.

I guess maybe with new TV remotes? Even then... talk about a cost-saving measure.
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Old 02-13-2018, 01:18 PM   #2787
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It's pretty common for adult collectibles you will find in comic/hobby shops to include batteries, particularly if there's a window TRY-ME feature. They are usually cheaper off brand batteries. Since the mutagen canister is sealed in a windowless box with no TRY-ME, it seems unnecessary...

But to answer your question, since when did this stuff come with them -- since a long time. Look at the numerous electronics products from Diamond Select Toys for an example. I actually wish they wouldn't, because then if you want to keep it in package you have to worry about corrosion after the batteries expire.
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Old 02-13-2018, 03:07 PM   #2788
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Sounds like an easy fix either way. Then again, I'm not big on leaving things in the tomb-like box. Unless they're crazy valuable... then yeah, enjoy your plastic prison.
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Old 02-13-2018, 05:04 PM   #2789
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So NECA just sent out a notice about their 1/4 scale TMNT line:




I am posting this for that tag at the bottom there. If your local shop had some on order for you, then they might be going up or your shop is eating it.
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Old 02-13-2018, 06:22 PM   #2790
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Don't be greedy, NECA. Release a Raph accessory kit.
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Old 02-13-2018, 06:25 PM   #2791
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How did Michelangelo turn out? I know a lot of people were worried about the size of his head
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Old 02-13-2018, 06:27 PM   #2792
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How did Michelangelo turn out? I know a lot of people were worried about the size of his head
The likeness is so incredible, the head/body thing honestly doesn't bother me. The orange bandana is a bit intense in color, but otherwise a fantastic figure. They nailed the chucks.
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:34 PM   #2793
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Sounds like an easy fix either way. Then again, I'm not big on leaving things in the tomb-like box. Unless they're crazy valuable... then yeah, enjoy your plastic prison.
I don't keep things in a plastic prison. But some of these things sit on retailer or online seller warehouse shelves for years before we buy them. In that case we don't want our product ruined by the idiotic idea to install batteries in it years before, do we? I don't...

It's not hard to understand why they do it, or why we might not want them to. What *is* hard to understand is why this particular product needed to include any at all.
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Old 02-14-2018, 12:46 AM   #2794
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First review of Raphael in disguise https://youtu.be/Fm_pc5ZVUWY
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Old 02-14-2018, 05:20 AM   #2795
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First review of Raphael in disguise https://youtu.be/Fm_pc5ZVUWY
That looks awesome. I'm so glad I ordered one of these.
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Old 02-14-2018, 09:34 AM   #2796
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I don't keep things in a plastic prison. But some of these things sit on retailer or online seller warehouse shelves for years before we buy them. In that case we don't want our product ruined by the idiotic idea to install batteries in it years before, do we? I don't...
I'm so used to immediately sell outs-- good damn point!

The consumers pay for the batteries either way. Companies don't just absorb the cost of including those little power sources. I'd rather pay a little less for whatever the item is and not use complete dog crap batts are included. Long live the Copper Top.

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That looks awesome. I'm so glad I ordered one of these.
They look great!

Don't be greedy, NECA. Release a Raph accessory kit.
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Old 02-14-2018, 06:24 PM   #2797
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So everyone that ordered their disguise Raphs from me should have gotten a shipment notification today. I thought the boxes I was getting were Casey masks, but looks like it was these disguise buggers.

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Old 02-14-2018, 07:38 PM   #2798
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Old 02-14-2018, 10:14 PM   #2799
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Don't be greedy, NECA. Release a Raph accessory kit.
There are lots of sellers parting this figure out on eBay already. If you just want the additional accessories, it is easily arranged.
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Don't be greedy, NECA. Release a Raph accessory kit.
Seriously.


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