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Hey, don't mean to advertise or nothing, but wanted some tips since the last time I've visited this site, it seemed to be filled with some pretty sharp folks, so decided to drop by again for some sales advise. ...what's wrong with my Transformers toys? Is it the bad quality phone camera pics? The description? The title? These were selling so well when I bought them, that I paid almost 3x as much as I'm selling them for. Like I expected the custom painted Bumblebee and Megatron to sell but they only get like one watcher who won't even bid at the last minute. I'm in a bit of a sticky situation with money and job hunting, so I seriously need those toys to sell. Any suggestions anyone?

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You can still find a lot of ROTF toys in the stores right now, so demand isn't going to be that great. Also, ROTF Megatron is pretty lame, so don't expect people to clamor over him :V

If I had some cash, I'd buy Prime off of you, especially for 20 bucks.

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The pictures look fine to me, they show what the buyers will get, and I like this much more over getting a generic catalog-grade image.

I do notice a problem with the Optimus Prime's sale: the word "Transformers" is nowhere to be found in the title! I know it's part of the "ROTF" acronym, but if *I* was looking on eBay for Transformers stuff, I'd probably miss that one.

On a personal side note, I hate that new eBay format where the shipping information is hidden behind a tab... I like all of my information visible on a single page!


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Prime is selling pretty well... already got two bids on it. Didn't put Transformers cuz I ran outta space and usually when I'm looking for Prime I just type in "custom optimus prime" or leader class. : Although I guess the keyword Transformers would reach out to more people...I'm shocked about Human Alliance Bumblebee and Sideswipe though, as I thought they were pretty hard to find... hmm... Might have to lower my prices even more... darn. Well, thanks for them tips, I do appreciate it!

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They're out of the box. That's why they're not selling.

Dem toy collectors love their boxes.


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Boxes don't have anything to do with it. And this is ROTF we're talking about here-it's not terribly collectible yet.

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Yeah don't you know that manchildren love to play with their toys?

Also your pictures suck, I must admit. You're not getting a full body shot--if I was a buyer I would wonder what the hell the rest of it looks like. Also like with Bumblebee, you mention a piece that won't pop on--you should show a picture of the shoulder without the thing on. Should take a picture of every flaw, and get a picture of several angles.


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Originally posted by HollowTorment
Yeah don't you know that manchildren love to play with their toys?


Well, great job. You've gone and hurt Reverb's feelings. He's very sensitive since he is a repaint of an existing figure and he is colored like the American flag!

Edited by The Helldragon on September 12, 2009 at 9:08:10.