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Discussion in 'Muppet Merchandise' started by MuppetQuilter, May 22, 2002.

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  1. MuppetQuilter

    MuppetQuilter Member

    Just wanted to let everyone know the exclusive tuxedo Kermit is now available for pre-order from Toys R Us on-line. The price is $14.99 plus shipping and ship date is listed as July.
  2. gorry

    gorry New Member

    thanks for the info.:)
  3. MM-III

    MM-III New Member

    It just goes to show you how cool Ebgames is for only charging one dollar more than a regular figure. Now if only they would stop delaying the frickin' release dates!
  4. Beaker 78

    Beaker 78 New Member

    Dose anyone think this is alittle high in price?

    Kelly
  5. gorry

    gorry New Member

    well for a regular figure,yes.but since it's an exclusive it's higher valued,at least it's cheaper than the convention exclusives are online.:D
  6. FER SURE

    FER SURE New Member

    Does anyone else find it kinda weird that they are calling him the "Master of Ceremonies" Kermit?
  7. Jara19

    Jara19 New Member

    It's a little high but I really want the tux Kermit. Thanks for the info!
  8. ResidentLilly

    ResidentLilly Active Member

    The reason that they are calling him "MC" Kermit is because initially, in the first sell sheet that TRU got that's what he was called. Technically it is called 25th Anniversary Kermit. Regarding the 14.99, that is, I THINK, because it is the on-line price. It isn't my impression that the version on the shelf at TRU will cost ANY more than the regular version. At least, that is the assumption I am operating under. Mike knows more than me about that...perhaps he will step in here and give the skinny...Mike?

    Ken
  9. MikeHornPalisad

    MikeHornPalisad New Member

    I haven't seen anything firm from them on their SRP yet. I would assume that the in-store price would be around $10 (I'm pretty sure it will a buck or two more than the standard figure), but I just don't know for sure.

    The TRU.com system operates separately from the regular TRU stores. Unlike EB, for example, where the online is just an extension of the regular business. KB is the same way. That's why you see the figures available at KBToys.com but will not see them in the KB retail stores.

    Sorry to go semi-OT on you, but I think it helps clarify the systems a bit.


    MH
  10. Michael Crawford

    Michael Crawford New Member

    Well, I'm not that Mike...

    But I suspect the price is also due to a low run. I'm betting that Tux Kermit is probably in the 12k-15k neighborhood, knowing how past exclusives of other lines have gone.

    And there's no excuse not to pre-order - you can cancel an Amazon order right up to the day it ships, so if you find one first at the store, you simply cancel. Don't dilly dally and then start complaining three months from now because you missed out!

    Michael
    MWC
  11. Michael Crawford

    Michael Crawford New Member

    Yep!

    A good way to think of how TRU.com works with TRU is to simply consider them as another retailer that gets it's product just from TRU.

    TRU packs up a certain quantity, ships it off to Amazon, and at that point it's sold as far as TRU is concerned. Amazon is a reseller of their product. That's why you can't return on-line purchases at the bricks and mortar TRU stores.

    Michael
    MWC
  12. Michael Crawford

    Michael Crawford New Member

    And one final note...

    I've heard he will be $12.99 in the stores.

    Michael
    MWC


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