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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby triKlops » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:13 pm

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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby Sodan-1 » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:59 pm

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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby boyatlarge » Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:40 am

As soon as I saw this article, I drove right out to my local Aldi's (only 10 minutes away) and lo and behold, they had a buttload of the Vehicons. I didn't want to deprive anyone else of getting their hands on one so I only bought one but if they are still there in a week, I'll pick up another just so I can have one in vehicle mode and one in robot mode.
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby Vicalliose » Fri Nov 02, 2012 2:02 am

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Darn it I was out of town today and didn't see this article. Well at least I got an FE. :-(

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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby scarfazed » Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:33 am

Also, Found some Vehicons, and also a Rumble in the local Krogers for 12.99 (Krogers only have legend-delux I believe), and another Vehicon in HEB. Check these places if you have them around you!
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby SpaceSkull » Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:57 am

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Got me a couple of Vehicons! Finally! thanks for the heads up.
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby paul053 » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:59 am

Just a note. You better have a debit card or bring some cash with you. They don't take credit card.

Besides Airachnid, I also saw Dead End which none of the Walmarts, Targets, and TRUs around me carry that.
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:24 pm

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Went to two Aldi stores today.

First Aldi had TWO VEHICONS!!!!!! Got both.

Second Aldi had Airachnid! Got her.

Both also had Hot Shot, Wheeljack, Dead End, Ratchet, and Knock Out. Left them, but NO BUMBLEBEES!!! :grin: :grin: :grin:

I also got more info on this sale. The sale started up this past Wednesday and everything they had was put out on shelves. Both places had no more items in the back and it's all first come first serve while supplies last.

There was also an outlet store nearby that had all four DOTM Dinobot Mini-Cons (Dualor, Rav, Triceradon, and Catilla), which I also picked up. :mrgreen:
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby FellintoOblivion » Fri Nov 02, 2012 1:30 pm

I find it hilarious how Hasbro floods major stores like Wal*Mart and Target with Bumblebee figures to the point they don't order later waves of a series causing collectors to waste time and money looking for "chase" figures only to flood some regional chain months later with nothing but the formerly hard to find ones.

Obviously Hasbro has a hell of a lot more money then I do but sometimes their tactics just confuse me.
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby highburn » Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:09 pm

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Found 5 vehicons in Martinsville, snagged 1. Also 4 airachnids and a few hotshots. This is a small town store so hit me up if you want something and if I can grab it we can work it out PayPal wise.
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Postby XDMan » Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:32 pm

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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby KnightStrike » Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:58 pm

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Went to the local Aldi's today after seeing this and was amazed to get a Vehicon, Airachnid, and Dead End. They also had Ratchet and Knockout as well. Can't believe after months of searching and driving all over wasting my time these turn up at a discount grocery store I pass by every day. The place has been there for a decade and this is the first time I have ever went into it :lol:
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby SHONofWAR » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:11 pm

Guys,
This post is 100% true. I have an Aldis right down the street. I thought they only sold food there. When I went in there tonight I damn near shit myself. They had 1 Airachnid, 3 ratchets, a couple Wheeljacks, and like 7 vehicons. I've never seen the vehicons in the store before, only online. I picked up three vehicons and might pick up 1 more and Airachnid tomorrow. Happy hunting if you can find an Aldis. :grin:
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby Shadowdodger » Fri Nov 02, 2012 10:11 pm

On a whim I decided to see if there was an Aldi's anywhere near my town. Imagine how excited I was to find out there is one in my town. Now imagine how even more excited I was to find a Vehicon when I got there. I was only able to get one because that's all they had, but man am I happy to finally have this guy in my collection.

They also had a couple Hot Shots, a couple Wheeljacks and an Airachnid (which I totally would have picked up if I didn't just get it in from HasbroToyShop.com.
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby kuarsingh » Fri Nov 02, 2012 10:14 pm

I been to Aldis a couple of times all there was food after I heard about the Transformers sale went there and got 1 knockout,hotshot,deadend,rachet,vehicon,and airacnid. Been to walmart and target and toysrus some many times all there is is bumble bee.
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby Mindmaster » Fri Nov 02, 2012 10:34 pm

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Closest Aldi to my location is about 100 miles away.

Not that desperate about the Vehicons.

I'm about to give up on getting any more Prime figures.

What's really insane is that I haven't even gotten Bumblebee yet. I will eventually. But definitely not anytime soon.
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby El Duque » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:10 pm

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Mindmaster wrote:Closest Aldi to my location is about 100 miles away.

Not that desperate about the Vehicons.

I'm about to give up on getting any more Prime figures.

What's really insane is that I haven't even gotten Bumblebee yet. I will eventually. But definitely not anytime soon.


I don't know man, I've heard he's hard to find. :KREMZEEK:
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby highburn » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:21 pm

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El Duque wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:Closest Aldi to my location is about 100 miles away.

Not that desperate about the Vehicons.

I'm about to give up on getting any more Prime figures.

What's really insane is that I haven't even gotten Bumblebee yet. I will eventually. But definitely not anytime soon.


I don't know man, I've heard he's hard to find. :KREMZEEK:


I know...I haven't seen a Bumblebee in a store in like minutes... >:oP
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby mick1122 » Sat Nov 03, 2012 6:34 am

Thanks for the heads up. Went in yesterday during lunch and they must have had 10 plus vehicons. I grabbed 4 (3 for me and one for the boy). I was ecstatic as I had yet to see one in the wild until the day before when I grabbed a FE one from TRU. Figure the TRU guy can be the "leader". Now I just need 3 jet vehicons (planted that Christmas seed with the wife already).
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby Atomatron » Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:05 am

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after last night i need like 20 vehicon jets (white/general)

and yeah glad aldi hooking you guys up, mine is a dirty mess had 2 figs (wheeljack both) and now i have VD
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Postby LOST Cybertronian » Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:49 pm

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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:55 pm

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I got some news regarding his sale.

I mentioned having goen to two Aldi stores yesterday and my experience at each. Well, today, I went to a third aldi location on the other side of town, and talked to one of the employees there.

She said that if they get any more figures in, they would probably come during the next week or so, and would be a case of the same set of figures that we've all been finding in these stores.

Since she mentioned "if we do get more in," that opens the possibility that there could be another round of figures coming. So, let us not give up completely after your first few trips to Aldi. We should all return to the stores every now and then to report back any new findings. Good hunting and Godspeed, fellow collectors. ;)
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby Nutimus Prime » Sat Nov 03, 2012 3:29 pm

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Ive already found an awesome person to sell me 2 Vehicons. So if anybody else is in a generous mood Im still interested in a few more characters for when I start the show with my daughter. :)
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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby RAcast » Sat Nov 03, 2012 6:08 pm

Motto: "Can't stop, so what! That's how I like it!"
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There wasn't much I was interested in, I've skipped on Ratchet and Hot Shot before and continue to do so, but when someone mentioned Knock Out, I figured I'd give a look. :) Suffice it to say, snagged me a car enthusiast, and he is AWESOME. I don't regret passing on him before, but I'm really glad I picked Knock Out up. :lol:

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Re: Aldi Transformers Sale - $9.99 Deluxe Figures

Postby Optimus Eeyore » Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:03 pm

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Dropped by my local aldi and picked up Dead End, Knock Out, Hot Shot, and Vehicon. Was surprised at how many Vehicons and Airachnids they had.
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