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Amiibo Thread 3 | Where release dates are made up and preorders don't matter!

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Horohoro

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GS doesn't charge you until you pick up the items.

This happened to me a few days ago, it apparently means the order has been transferred to the store and is on its way.
I paid via in store pickup from website with paypal money was taken out immediately...
 

Meeps

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Thanks to everyone who said they would purchase color variants in that Club Nintendo survey a while back. :p
 

Dash Kappei

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I'd sure like wii fit trainer.
Kinda a big bomb shell you're laying down there. Where did you get the info?
Spoke with CC on the phone this morning regarding my old order (Liitle Mac, Villager, Rosalina e WFT) and if I had to give up seeing that they haven't even reopened preorders since forever.
They've told me WFT will get a low restock around the 6th.
Later today amazon.it sent me an email that my WFT part of my order would be delivered on the 9th.
 

Curler

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Keep in mind, Nintendo already confirmed this years gold/platinum rewards will be just digital games.

I think we all need to come to a conclusion here, This amiibo thing....is gonna continue...and get worse. We gotta find an exit strategy and stat.
Oh right. Just games. And yes, we will continue to go crazy :/
 

Blue Namagem

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Its ok x), happens to me all the time too.

Today I´m going to pick up my Sheik, and I have yet to buy mario, kinda waiting for him to be either on sale or with a flawless paintjob.
Good luck! I'm sure you'll find a good Mario with relative ease, since he's so common.

Btw, meant to say this, but I remember way back in OT2 (or was it OT1?) you posted a long story about you being an old man talking to your grandkids about amiibos, and you were disappointed that no one seemed to notice. I was still only lurking at the time, but I definitely noticed, and I got a nice laugh out of it. Your voice didn't go unheard!
 

Zonic

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Silver Mario to be PAX exclusive.

Gold Mario to be Comic-Con exclusive.

Metal Mario to be Nintendo World exclusive.

Baby Mario to be Babies R Us exclusive.

Tanooki Mario to be Pet Smart exclusive.

Paper Mario to be...I don't know Jo Ann Fabrics exclusive.

Shadow Mario to be Hot Topic exclusive.

& THEY WILL ALL HAVE THE EXACT SAME POSE.
 

Blue Namagem

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It happens. I double post on occasion I wouldn't worry about it too much, just try to avoid it if possible. It's been said by mods that nobody has ever been banned for a double post but some people really, really hate it.
Yeah, I could see why it'd be annoying. Not trying to flood the thread with my messages. I get that.
 

SalvaPot

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So here it is for our mobile friends who don´t want to open extra links:

Good luck! I'm sure you'll find a good Mario with relative ease, since he's so common.

Btw, meant to say this, but I remember way back in OT2 (or was it OT1?) you posted a long story about you being an old man talking to your grandkids about amiibos, and you were disappointed that no one seemed to notice. I was still only lurking at the time, but I definitely noticed, and I got a nice laugh out of it. Your voice didn't go unheard!
Aww thanks, means a lot to me that you liked it.
 

Koren

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When did wave 4 go up on amazon UK? They dont even have place holder listings for them
Yesterday in the evening (uk time), but half of them were only available for 20-30 minutes.

There's a small "glitch" in the system, though: the don't appear with most searches (including "Amiibo" ones, if I'm not mistaken). You actually have to search for the specific Amiibo, and it appears in last position, on the second page usually...

They appear as "best-sellers" in the best-seller items page, though.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/amiibo-Smash-Ness-Nintendo-Wii/dp/B00SSU6940
http://www.amazon.co.uk/amiibo-Smash-Lucina-Nintendo-Wii/dp/B00SSU6936
http://www.amazon.co.uk/amiibo-Smash-Robin-Nintendo-Wii/dp/B00SSU693Q
http://www.amazon.co.uk/amiibo-Smash-Pac-Man-Nintendo-Wii/dp/B00SSU69DG
http://www.amazon.co.uk/amiibo-Smash-Charizard-Nintendo-Wii/dp/B00SSU692M
http://www.amazon.co.uk/amiibo-Smash-Wario-Nintendo-Wii/dp/B00SSU65QC
 

bumpkin

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Oh man, that'd be awesome if those gold/silver Marios were in fact what Ninty has up their sleeves for a reward for Club Nintendo gold and plat members... They aren't a custom Mii amiibo, but whatever, I'd take it!
 

Hero Prinny

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I'm not bothered by this to be honest. I don't like the way they look. Won't buy them.
what i hope they do is say instead of having mario exclusive to target, mario is available everywhere but you can only get silver mario at target. you know they're gonna keep doing store exclusives, at least in the US cause NoA is run by idiots so thats the best way to handle it imo

Silver Mario to be PAX exclusive.

Gold Mario to be Comic-Con exclusive.

Metal Mario to be Nintendo World exclusive.

Baby Mario to be Babies R Us exclusive.

Tanooki Mario to be Pet Smart exclusive.

Paper Mario to be...I don't know Jo Ann Fabrics exclusive.

Shadow Mario to be Hot Topic exclusive.

& THEY WILL ALL HAVE THE EXACT SAME POSE.
i like how shadow mario is hot topic. nice attention to detail there lol
 

KTS2448

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Silver Mario to be PAX exclusive.

Gold Mario to be Comic-Con exclusive.

Metal Mario to be Nintendo World exclusive.

Baby Mario to be Babies R Us exclusive.

Tanooki Mario to be Pet Smart exclusive.

Paper Mario to be...I don't know Jo Ann Fabrics exclusive.

Shadow Mario to be Hot Topic exclusive.

& THEY WILL ALL HAVE THE EXACT SAME POSE.
Get out.
 

XANDER CAGE

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Just noticed my Captain Falcon has a big black paint smear on his face. This is why I was wary of ordering online, blah. Oh well.
 

AdanVC

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Wow, it's like Nintendo is not even trying anymore.

Reggie: "Yeah so we just need something to give as award for CN what we should do?"

Cool Nintendo employee: " Ok, since this is the last time we will be giving awards there, what about an awesome diorama like those levels of Super Mario 3D World highly detailed or another with two Smash Bros characters in epic poses battling each other?"

Reggie: "Hahahaha you're fired. Americans don't like that. Let's just grab this Mario amiibo and paint it with golden acrylics"
 

Lucina

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Still expecting Ness to be sectioned off as an exclusive. You know why Wave 4 pre-orders still haven't gone up for NA when they have for the rest of the world? Because NoA is still hammering out exclusivity deals and figuring out which Amiibos to section off to which retailers.
 

Toki767

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Seems like Link and Zelda amiibos were re-certified last month. It looks like those amiibos aren't going away.
 

Hero Prinny

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Still expecting Ness to be sectioned off as an exclusive. You know why pre-orders still haven't gone up for NA when they have for the rest of the world? Because NoA is still hammering out exclusivity deals and figuring out which Amiibos to section off.
ugh no. if that were true im willing to be ness would be gamestop
 

Clov

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I'd be pretty happy with one of those Mario Amiibos as a Club Nintendo prize. Not sure whether I'd open it or not, though. Usually I open all my figures, but this one is making me think twice.
 

Lucina

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Just noticed my Captain Falcon has a big black paint smear on his face. This is why I was wary of ordering online, blah. Oh well.
Yeah it's why it would nice to buy in person so you could see the figure you are buying. But that would require these actually being available in store!
 

Koren

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Still expecting Ness to be sectioned off as an exclusive. You know why Wave 4 pre-orders still haven't gone up for NA when they have for the rest of the world?
They have?

Have we seen preorders for wave 4 besides Nintendo UK online store and Amazon UK? Maybe a couple others UK stores?

I haven't seen preorders in Europe beside UK, and I'm not even sure about Japan (Amazon JP doesn't seem to have them?)
 

Lucina

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Trying again since previous try sucked.
Ugh. Maybe retail exclusives?

For when Mario Party comes out. Could see GS having a pre order exclusive deal.

They have?

Have we seen preorders for wave 4 besides Nintendo UK online store and Amazon UK? Maybe a couple others UK stores?

I haven't seen preorders in Europe beside UK, and I'm not even sure about Japan (Amazon JP doesn't seem to have them?)
Oops meant other regions not all.
 

Ikon

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Yesterday in the evening (uk time), but half of them were only available for 20-30 minutes.

There's a small "glitch" in the system, though: the don't appear with most searches (including "Amiibo" ones, if I'm not mistaken). You actually have to search for the specific Amiibo, and it appears in last position, on the second page usually...

They appear as "best-sellers" in the best-seller items page, though.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/amiibo-Smash-Ness-Nintendo-Wii/dp/B00SSU6940
http://www.amazon.co.uk/amiibo-Smash-Lucina-Nintendo-Wii/dp/B00SSU6936
http://www.amazon.co.uk/amiibo-Smash-Robin-Nintendo-Wii/dp/B00SSU693Q
http://www.amazon.co.uk/amiibo-Smash-Pac-Man-Nintendo-Wii/dp/B00SSU69DG
http://www.amazon.co.uk/amiibo-Smash-Charizard-Nintendo-Wii/dp/B00SSU692M
http://www.amazon.co.uk/amiibo-Smash-Wario-Nintendo-Wii/dp/B00SSU65QC
Oh what the hell, I even managed to get through wave three only buying 2 but I think I will "have" to get 5 of those
Pacman excluded
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CH4OS

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That would be a great way for more people to jump into the insanity, assuming they straighten production and shipments out.
Well, considering how much Nintendo stuff you have to buy to reach those levels, they are probably already rabid Nintendo fans that have two of each amiibo already ;P
 

GuardianE

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Maybe it's different for paypal? For every online ship-to-store order I've done it says it doesn't charge you until you pick it up. That's why people have been going in store to pay them off ahead of time to make sure they are locked in.
It is different for Paypal. Paypal doesn't allow authorization charges to test the account or anything. Credit cards do. That pending authorization charge is enough to validate the payment method.
 

_woLf

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Calm down guys, those are most definitely being made as Club Nintendo gold/platinum rewards. It fits perfectly.
 
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