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CitizenSnips

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« Reply #440 on: 08-13-2014 22:49 »

Correct, Toynami announced that their final Futurama release would be the Talking Golden Bender from July's SDCC.

As for the Alternate Universe Fry and Leela, your best bet would be ebay. Not sure what the price ranges would be but I think it originally sold at the 2009 SDCC for around 40 bucks. It was a limited run of 2000 so I'm guessing you would probably have to pay at least twice that price now.
LeelasOpposite

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« Reply #441 on: 08-14-2014 01:42 »

Ah okay I checked ebay, together they cost $125.00 which is a problem for me because i'm in the middle of building a gaming PC, and restoring a motorcycle.. are the figures rare? or should i hold off and not worry because i don't want to come back a year or so later to check and find out it's almost impossible to get any.. what do you think?
mickywinz

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« Reply #442 on: 08-14-2014 05:12 »

Couple of shots from my new display.  You'll see the alternate fry and leela in there smile



Nibbler_04

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« Reply #443 on: 08-14-2014 15:56 »

Ah okay I checked ebay, together they cost $125.00 which is a problem for me because i'm in the middle of building a gaming PC, and restoring a motorcycle.. are the figures rare? or should i hold off and not worry because i don't want to come back a year or so later to check and find out it's almost impossible to get any.. what do you think?

Usually you will find them quite often for a reasonable price far below $100. They are not very popular. You just have to wait a while until they pop up on ebay.
LeelasOpposite

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« Reply #444 on: 08-14-2014 16:50 »

@mickywinz, dude that's an awesome collection! did you just raid ebay? or get them elsewhere? hah sick display case!

@Nibbler_04, i've only been seeing the two figures together for around $125.00 or even $200.00 I think i'll collect other things such as posters and i've been hoping to find the Futurama game cheap for Xbox but not much luck so far..
MuchAdo

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« Reply #445 on: 08-19-2014 02:23 »

That is the quintessence of Toynami Futurama product collecting... and displayed so gloriously!

It's too perfect, it burns the eyes!!!!!
mickywinz

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« Reply #446 on: 08-19-2014 14:18 »

A lot of it did come from ebay and other stuff came from friends dumping their collection.  I came into the game a little late so there was a lot of searching smile  Thanks, MuchAdo!  I didn't have enough room to display the original SDCC destructor, but Im happy with how it turned out. 
CitizenSnips

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« Reply #447 on: 08-19-2014 18:40 »

amazing display...
LeelasOpposite

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« Reply #448 on: 08-19-2014 22:00 »

Anytime dude! i just ordered tons of Futurama shirts on ebay i really like the Zapp Brannigan "Obey" shirt
EvilPDA

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« Reply #449 on: 08-20-2014 13:42 »

Dudes and lady dudes I have missed out on this whole conversation but will catch up later, can anyone point me in the right direction for selling an original chef bender? I wanted to sell it on this site because I know were all collectors and it will be appreciated, which forum do I use?
LeelasOpposite

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« Reply #450 on: 08-20-2014 17:22 »

Not a clue dude.. but could you put up a picture of it? also is it still mint in box?
EvilPDA

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« Reply #451 on: 08-20-2014 17:25 »

I haven't received it yet I got it for a good price on eBay
LeelasOpposite

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« Reply #452 on: 08-20-2014 17:28 »

ah okay but how come you want to sell it than?
EvilPDA

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« Reply #453 on: 08-20-2014 17:48 »

I already have the figure, Im not wanting to make profit on it, I just remember ages ago someone on here wanting one and thought if I could get it to a good home then it'll be a good deed done
LeelasOpposite

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« Reply #454 on: 08-20-2014 18:26 »

Oh nice! Also what other kind of Futurama stuff do you have? (If you don't mind me asking)
EvilPDA

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« Reply #455 on: 08-20-2014 18:38 »

I've quite a few figures but non that Im selling, I think I uploaded a group photo a while back
LeelasOpposite

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« Reply #456 on: 08-20-2014 19:11 »

ah cool, I plan on getting a nice sized display case for when i get a good collection going, hopefully something similar to MickyWinz's display as you see above.
EvilPDA

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« Reply #457 on: 08-21-2014 23:46 »

Ok guys im back, i have read everything and i have to agree with hopie4ever in the UK we get majorly screwed over with the import taxt we end up paying almost double on the figures, the chef bender turned up today i have to say im more impressed with the quallity of it than what the seller had said, it is mint in box but the box has a slight bend in the back but the figure looks brilliant, i have to forward it on now smile i will upload a photo of my current collection in a min
EvilPDA

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« Reply #458 on: 08-21-2014 23:49 »

Got a mule to pick one up yesterday.  I agree.  Great way to end the series.

can you do a size comparrison with a regular bender?
EvilPDA

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« Reply #459 on: 08-22-2014 00:21 »

This is my collection up to now, I have another bender Im going to create either a sober bender or a hiding bender, which do you wanna see first?
LeelasOpposite

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« Reply #460 on: 08-22-2014 01:02 »

definitely do the sober Bender, also nice collection! big grin
mickywinz

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« Reply #461 on: 08-22-2014 14:14 »

Here is a better pic of the top shelf for size comparison.
LeelasOpposite

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« Reply #462 on: 08-25-2014 01:17 »

I'm speechless, your collection is amazing! but i have to ask.. do you know how much all of the figures were? also how much was your display case?
EvilPDA

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« Reply #463 on: 08-25-2014 09:13 »

It is a pretty amazing display, are you not slightly worried though that the lights might do damage to the boxes?
mickywinz

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« Reply #464 on: 08-25-2014 13:00 »

EvilPDA, not at all.  They are all LED and they are only on when I a)show someone the case or b)take a picture.  So were talking 1 or 2 minutes a week at most.  They arent exposed enough to do any damage and the LED are extremely low heat.  LeelasOpposite, I couldn't say off the top of my head.
EvilPDA

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« Reply #465 on: 08-25-2014 14:37 »

I never thought about using the light when taking a picture, that's a good idea
LeelasOpposite

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« Reply #466 on: 08-26-2014 00:17 »

mickywinz, oh that's okay really love the collection though! EvilPDA, me either, I plan on getting a similar case also going to put my Futurama shirts either in the background of the case or have them in a thin glass display case hanging up on the wall, I also would like to include the full series DVDs in the display case somewhere, hope it all works out.
EvilPDA

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« Reply #467 on: 08-26-2014 22:03 »

Does anybody need robot devils hat and cane?
mickywinz

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« Reply #468 on: 08-27-2014 05:18 »

YES!  I need the cane.  I just PM'd you.
Monster_Robot_Maniac

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« Reply #469 on: 10-09-2014 22:50 »
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I finally got the Shogun Warriors Bender off of Amazon, and I figured I'd share it here for those who haven't grabbed one.

He came in a really nice looking box which has a lot of cool artwork and images. It also has the standard Bender description on the back, along with a couple specs and the very fitting quote, "Bite my Colossal Metal Ass!".



Onto the actual toy; Above all, it's just cool. I mean, it's a huge Bender - what more could a fan want?.... other than Morbo, Lrr, the Mafia, Flexo, and the talking Robot Devil.



 His head rotates at the neck, his door swings open, and his arms move at the shoulders, elbows, and wrists - though, the wrists only turn so that the hands can be shot out. The legs don't move at all, and actually look like they have posts going through them.



 The firing hands work just fine, and can actually cover some ground. Interestingly, the left hand is shot out by being pushed, while the right hand is simply sprung out. That, of course, makes the lefty shoot much further. They are released by a small tab on each elbow.



 The overall look of the figure is spot-on, and matches with past benders pretty well. The choice of expression was well done, and though interchangeable eyes would've been cool, in this case it wasn't necessary. The mouth's lines are actually sculpted on, instead of simply painted - that's a good small touch. The hands fingers are close together, making it seem he only has two from some angles. But hey, rotating wrists, easy solution!



There were a few issues; Most noticeably, mine came with a bent antenna. Now, this isn't that big of a deal, as most Bender toys suffer this anyways, but it's a problem nevertheless. Another is that his door won't stay closed - Tape, to the rescue. The last one is one that doesn't irk me at all, but is something to be acknowledged - there is no space behind the door. Just more gray. Anyone planning to use this as a piggy bank might be disappointed.

One funny thing I noticed is that on Bender's lower back, where Matt Groening's name is, it says Copyright 2011; and yet, this was released in 2014. This guy's been hanging around for a while, hasn't he?

Overall, he's really neat, and is certainly a great buy for collectors. I'd move a little fast if you're planning on buying one, though, because there's only 500, and Amazon seems to only have one left. He's worth the price (assuming you pay under $200), and really stands out from the plastic (or in his case, vinyl) crowd!
EvilPDA

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« Reply #470 on: 10-10-2014 21:32 »

Really nice review buddy, I've made me want one only thing is the lack of chest cavity bothers me, would have been good to store things inside him
Monster_Robot_Maniac

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« Reply #471 on: 10-11-2014 22:24 »

His body seems like it's hollow, at least partly, so a careful customization could probably fix that.
CitizenSnips

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« Reply #472 on: 10-16-2014 00:46 »

So interestingly enough the Toynami booth at the New York Comicon this weekend was selling Talking Golden Benders.
MuchAdo

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« Reply #473 on: 10-21-2014 00:52 »

These last two Bender figures look cool... but it's too little, too late.

I doubt I'll even get the Hypnotoad Coinbank, Shogun Bender, and Talking Golden Bender now.
futurama.shopuk

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« Reply #474 on: 11-22-2014 19:52 »


futurama.shopuk

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« Reply #475 on: 11-22-2014 19:58 »

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« Reply #476 on: 12-01-2014 05:30 »

hey everyone, just in case someone is looking for one, I have a fry figure for sale one ebay right now for very cheap, cheers.

link:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/181598014915?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
CitizenSnips

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« Reply #477 on: 12-01-2014 17:34 »

wow Futurama.shopuk, that is an incredible collection/display.
futurefreak

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« Reply #478 on: 12-03-2014 03:29 »

Mmm, that is one orgasmic display! Question: what's the pink carr in the lower left corner? Looks like a breast cancer awareness AMEX card or something haha
DannyJC13

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« Reply #479 on: 12-03-2014 16:27 »

Mmm, that is one orgasmic display! Question: what's the pink carr in the lower left corner? Looks like a breast cancer awareness AMEX card or something haha

Probably one of these.
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