Last night Loungefly announced that it would be releasing the highly anticipated ‘Hocus Pocus’ Binx mini-backpack today at 9AM PST/ 12 PM EST. It was gone in under two minutes and people, myself included, are not happy.
I can’t speak to their issues, but I had it in my cart as soon as it showed up on the site. I went to check out and after going through the “I’m not a robot” captcha stuff I got told it was Sold Out. We are talking less than a minute after it showed up for me.
Some lucky people got them, but many didn’t
Damn y’all real mad. Y’all do realize hocus pocus has a cult following and thousands of people what it. They had a shit Tom of stock and sadly it sold out fast because everyone wanted him. If y’all truly want him he’ll be available at funko Hollywood in a few days
— 🌟✨💫 (@ethermac) August 24, 2021
Loungefly, bad business practices. The ones who really wanted this bag, for themselves to use, couldn’t purchase them. My daughter wanted 1,it was in her cart, went to pay and it disappeared & said sold out! REALLY?? Then over 50 shown on ebay for over $200! UNFAIR!
— Temmie (@4pawsandpals) August 24, 2021
Funko is very well known for people buying their toys and reselling 3x the price. So some of us OG loungefly collectors are SOL. I wont be purchasing an $80 bag for more than retail. Guess this is where loungefly and I part out ways ✌
— Chantizzy B (@c_tubbyton) August 24, 2021
What the hell kind of clown show are you guys running here, lol. My wife’s been so excited for the Binx bag and it was gone in a minute.
Bought out by funko, all that corporate power and you guys can’t stock a little more? Will there be a restock? What a joke.
— James Harris, Arkham Hermit (@ArkhamHermit) August 24, 2021
Just thought I’d share what’s going on on EBay for those who had it taken from their cart while they were checking out 👍🏻 pic.twitter.com/o9WFIRLR6c
— Amanda (@BewitchxBeauty) August 24, 2021
Seems like I wasn’t the only one that had mine in the cart but got it sold out during checkout and capcha verification:
— ⚯͛ Lauren △⃒⃘ (@lmichelle_1901) August 24, 2021
This was sold out in less than two minutes. Your website refreshed on the checkout cart and it was GONE! I have never ordered a Loungefly before. If this is the usual, I don’t think I will. Is there any way to get one that isn’t spending $300+? Is there going to be a refresh?
— Brittney (@BrittMiCrawford) August 24, 2021
Pretty upset how fast that sold out. Had in my cart and it was processing. This was the one bag I really wanted since it looks just like my cat.
— Paige (@PZinWonderland) August 24, 2021
I saw a couple of people reporting they got through and their orders were cancelled:
— Chai Dog Mom (@Chai_DogMom) August 24, 2021
Of course a bunch of them on eBay like always. I get that they are limited, but a lot of this could have been avoided by doing a pre-order window for a day or two. Then resellers wouldn’t have been as interested in the item.
I understand the frustration.
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