Madballs from Megalopolis: Gross for one, gross for all!

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Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:30 pm

Any news on these? I get everything is behind, but September 30th was the latest date in the video.
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Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:48 pm

Is this the part where pirates sink the container ship?
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Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:51 pm

I'm going with aliens. Or it could be bunnies.
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Sat Sep 18, 2021 12:02 am

im going with The Loch ness monster

FYI: there was an update today, so close yet so far........ :cry:

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Fri Oct 15, 2021 3:16 am

So are madballs and barnyard commandos still coming out or not? I ordered from Megalopolis website a long time ago. Am I screwed?
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Sat Oct 16, 2021 6:26 pm

no update since Sept 17 (my last post) we are now in Oct16, exactly 1 month...im losing hope :(
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Mon Oct 18, 2021 1:36 am

I wouldn't lose hope quite yet. They could very well be on a boat or stuck in a harbor. Hopefully not in one of those containers that sank. But that would be the perfect ending to the whole business now wouldn't it :rolleyes: :ugh: :lol: :rolleyes:
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Mon Oct 18, 2021 2:26 am

I'm absolutely not saying they'll never show up. But if they were already on a container waiting off port, or out on the ocean, that would be a pretty important update that they'd be insane not to give out. It would lend tons of credibility and take all of the pressure off -them- because then the delays are no longer their fault and they're just victims of circumstance like everyone else. The lack of such an announcement tells me (and I could be wrong) that they're not even ready to leave the factory yet.
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Mon Oct 18, 2021 3:31 pm

They had said something about using air travel to get them from Asia to the US. Maybe even that is getting backed up and more difficult to charter. Or more likely, they were talking about doing so before actually seeing what that was going to cost and had to pivot back to a standard shipping container.
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Tue Oct 19, 2021 12:13 am

I inquired as to where the Madballs were and got this vague reply... 3 months ago he said they'd be "shipping anytime now". Seems nothing has progressed...the opposite, if anything.

Hi Piggy,

The Madball figures have left the factory and are on their way to us. Once they arrive and are ready to ship, you'll receive an email with tracking information.
Please let me know if you have further questions.
Thank you,

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Tue Oct 19, 2021 12:24 am

Misfit wrote: They had said something about using air travel to get them from Asia to the US. Maybe even that is getting backed up and more difficult to charter. Or more likely, they were talking about doing so before actually seeing what that was going to cost and had to pivot back to a standard shipping container.
It's definitely -possible- they'd do air freight. But we know from other small (and legitimate) companies that air freight is INSANELY expensive, and the company is eating that entire extra cost because it isn't worked into your numbers. Even regular ocean freight costs have gone up, so I can't imagine how much more air freight is now - especially if lots of companies are looking at it as an alternative.
So yeah, they could do it. But I'd be very surprised if they did.

piggyv01 wrote: I inquired as to where the Madballs were and got this vague reply... 3 months ago he said they'd be "shipping anytime now". Seems nothing has progressed...the opposite, if anything.

Hi Piggy,

The Madball figures have left the factory and are on their way to us. Once they arrive and are ready to ship, you'll receive an email with tracking information.
Please let me know if you have further questions.
Thank you,

Jordan
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Customer Relations Specialist? Boy, that's some [email protected]#$' grandiose title.
Could be legit. But this information sounds off. Again, unless we're missing a big announcement that they did already - the figures having already left the factory seems like a major step in the process to not be bigger news. Maybe, though. Who knows.
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Re: Madballs from Megalopolis: Gross for one, gross for all!

Tue Oct 19, 2021 1:00 am

DennyCrane wrote:
Mon Oct 18, 2021 1:36 am
I wouldn't lose hope quite yet. They could very well be on a boat or stuck in a harbor. Hopefully not in one of those containers that sank. But that would be the perfect ending to the whole business now wouldn't it :rolleyes: :ugh: :lol: :rolleyes:
can i just go and pick it up from the boat? i might get sea sick thou
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Sat Oct 23, 2021 5:48 am

Update: they just showed a pic with a pallet with a bunch of madball boxes on it shipping to the US from china via instagram
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Re: Madballs from Megalopolis: Gross for one, gross for all!

Sat Oct 23, 2021 2:34 pm

If they’re just leaving China now then you’ll be lucky to see them in 2021.
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Sat Oct 23, 2021 3:15 pm

If they are just leaving China now you guys are lucky. Period. Considering this is Megaflopolis and all.

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