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Discussion in 'Americans and Other Western Gaijin' started by kid_miracleman, Oct 31, 2015.

  1. kid_miracleman

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    There are a lot of basic ways to fight bots (I work IT security for a living). If any maker wants some help, feel free to PM me.

    That being said, not every drop you miss is the fault of bots. The simple fact of the matter is there are a lot more people that want the toy you want than are being made. Sure, maybe if toys only sold to "true fans", whatever the Hell that means, your odds would be 3:1 and with bots its 4:1 or 5:1, maybe worse depending on the maker.

    Ultimately, if you want your main hobby to be collecting limited edition stuff, expect to be disappointed.
     
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    Sure but is there any reason for ppl to hold items in there carts for over 10 minutes? lol
     
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    it warms my heart to come to a retroband thread and see silencer mentioned :D
     
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    Was a bummer to miss out and I feel where ur coming from Sumatra, but huge congrats to the winners. I hope some board members got a few. I'm loving everything Retro is doing and can't wait to see what this year holds. It's been a rough week for drops but hopefully that means I'll be lucky soon lol

    Silencer reference is rad lol ^
     
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    I was so focused on another release I forgot the latest one was happening lol
    I hope to finally get one on the next release!!
    Congrats to everyone who got one! The apron is a awesome new accessory!!
     
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    With Meats' apron, Zug's loincloth and the really amazing custom clothing I see from le_kuo's Instagram, I hope really cool outfits becomes a thing in 2016...
     
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    I think the Zug and Meat accessories are the right ammount of cloth, but I already cringe when i get a package from Japan, declared doll.
     
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    From now on everything I send you I writing Dolly toys in black sharpie on the box.
     
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    ^ I think anyone getting a box from you could care less what's written all over the box. Bring it!
     
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    "pushes up glasses" "snort" This is my favorite toy. I like him, because you can take his pants off. "snort"
     
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    contents: weird ass barbie dolls
     
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    challenge accepted ! Just wait for your next box :shock:
     
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    Before I'd seen Meats in person, the most clothing I'd ever seen on toys in hand was Obake Dogs, which I'm beyond favoring of. I really like the Meats aprom, though. Makes me think of a character Shinji Mikami would create.
     
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    I like the idea of clothing as an accessory when it benefits the design. I don't need a pair of pants for everything. With MEATS the apron and bloody meat cleaver works perfectly.

    And the great thing is if you don't like it, just don't put it on. I know if I can score a Zug some day and get it painted I'll probably keep his loincloth off and start a "toys with penises" shelf :lol:
     
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    I agree, Im all about clothing as long as it's executed well. A good amount of time was spent on the accessories/fittings of MEATS. Those who own one will indeed see that. Different types of material were used for the apron and each have a very unique/different distress application, no two the same. You can def expect future releases will have the same attention to detail. This is only the beginning.
     
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    Cant wait to get mine!
     
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    I think a filthy brown leather apron ala Leatherface would be great. I'd also love to see a dead skin apron too. I'd totally buy just the apron!

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    Brutal! This is most likely the last time he'll have an apron. Every release we'll be a different character with new custom fittings or accessories. Soon :twisted:
     
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    Once my Meat arrives my life will be complete. In the mean time, I guess I will keep cutting it up.
     
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    Just got my Meats today.

    Holy shit. If this toy was 6 feet tall, I don't think I'd ever be able to sleep again. :shock: His paint job is just silky smooth, I don't know any other way to describe it.
     
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    I thought perhaps a sack mask like Friday the 13th part two would be cool.
    Perhaps even a splatterhouse style mask
    The figure itself feels so retro horror to me lol
    Lots of possibilities for a replacement hand too!
     
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    I just realized how long ago I missed this. Came out great! Sorry about the bots though. Maybe if at the time of sale, there is a link presented that takes you to a page to buy? I don't know how sophisticated bots can get. I'm trying my damnedest for a future release.
     
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    Amazing toy ! So stoked

     
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    Really awesome ~!!! Waiting for mine to arrive~!!!
     
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    Beautiful piece! Congrats to all the winners :)
     

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