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Postby DeathAura » Fri Aug 24, 2007 9:37 am

I didn't get a pic, but i saw 2 movie starscreams - repainted as the G1 anime accurate starscream at the target on power and mckellips.
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Postby decepticonjon » Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:48 am

is it skywarp or thundercracker movie repaint?
haven't seen too much around lately.. been buying vintage g1 on ebay.
bad habbit :grin:
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Postby DeathAura » Sat Aug 25, 2007 2:40 am

No, it's the movie starscream in g1 anime colors repaint.

But in other news; Attention mesa, az!

Leader Brawl is now out in force. I saw him in target and in walmarts. Aaand, one walmart had the new wave of deluxes. the one with dreadwing, payload, longarm, and recon barricade. I didn't see any bb 08's though.

i don't have the time to post pics right now, but i will in about 12 hours or less from this time (1:47 am). So, go looking!
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Postby DeathAura » Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:50 pm

pics as promised. found some other items of interest yesterday. I went to the 202/rio salado target and they had nothing. So then, i went to..
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more starscream repaints than i could shake a stick at :o @ target on alma school & southern
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leader brawl @ walmart on us60 and stapley!
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new wave of deluxes, finally! but no bb08 :(
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the new repaints of real gear cell phone and lazerbeak
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Postby DeathAura » Sat Aug 25, 2007 1:18 pm

other stuff: I also saw two leader brawls over at the target on mclintock and baseline. nothing else to note from there.
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leader brawl and voyager megatron.
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Postby decepticonjon » Mon Aug 27, 2007 9:35 am

my brother got me a leader brawl for my birthday on saturday.
nice!!
just need dropkick, and thundercracker to be all caught up on my wants.. i haven't seen any of the dvd primes around, but everyone else seems to see them everywhere.
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Postby DeathAura » Mon Aug 27, 2007 8:18 pm

decepticonjon wrote:my brother got me a leader brawl for my birthday on saturday.
nice!!
just need dropkick, and thundercracker to be all caught up on my wants.. i haven't seen any of the dvd primes around, but everyone else seems to see them everywhere.
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Nice! Happy birthday to you, sir; leader brawl would make for an awesome birthday present in my opinion ;)

I've seen about 5 dvd primes, but once you have either 20th anniv. op. prime, mp 1, or mp 04, it just doesn't look or feel.. "right".

i'm still looking for thundercracker, nightwatch prime, dropkick, air raid, and that newer version of hard top, and perhaps the 2 new realgear repaints, and then i will have completed collecting the entire movie line (unless i've forgotten one) wee~!
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Postby DeathAura » Sun Sep 09, 2007 3:36 pm

yesterday at my toyrus, it was overflowing with leader brawls, and like 2 primuses are left.

At walmart, i saw like 5 ultimate bumblebees, and like 4 dvd optimus primes. :o
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Postby DeathAura » Sat Sep 15, 2007 1:18 am

that new wave of target movie scouts is....


not here.


yet.

all of the targets in my area, after doing an item locate, have ZERO scouts in stock.

except.. fountain hills.

they have.. ONE.
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Postby decepticonjon » Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:45 am

yes, i shall go out today and try to find thundercracker, i have both him and dropkick on preorder at bbts, but i'dlike to get them a little cheaper and quiker.
thanks for the heads up, i snagged leader megs on a whim yesterday. not sure if i should open him, i think i got him more for bartering purposes.
i dunno.
gotta get 'em all.
anyhoo, thanks da.
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Postby decepticonjon » Sun Oct 07, 2007 8:06 pm

the target at southern and longmore has plent of their exclusive scouts as well as dropkick and the other waves of deluxes.
and lots of movie shwag.
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Postby Vegitron » Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:53 am

Motto: "Run away! Run away!"
New Walmart at Rio Salado and Dobson in Mesa has TONS of Transformers. Many many Deluxes including classic and concept Bumblebees. Lots of Voyagers too. Today is the grand opening, so I'm sure that's why there is so much stock.
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Postby decepticonjon » Sat Oct 27, 2007 12:53 pm

hmm, any mp starscreams out there?
i'm also hoping to find the movie robot heroes wave 2.
all in good time i guess
i'd like to check out that new wally world today..
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Postby Vegitron » Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:56 pm

Motto: "Run away! Run away!"
I saw a few Leader Primes at Target in the Chandler Fashion Center area. No good deluxes or anything for that matter.
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Postby decepticonjon » Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:06 am

the walmart @ greenfield and mckellips has the entire line of movie figs, all leader class, most voyager, and all delux. as well as plenty of dvd primes and some primus's, and many many death stars.
no robot heroes or mp ss however. but all else there's 20 of each.
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Postby decepticonjon » Wed Nov 07, 2007 10:09 am

where's the goddamned mp ss?
ah well, a few days off this weekend should be productive. let me know, or give me your number (like DA), and i'll call the minute i find something. and vice versa
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Postby decepticonjon » Mon Nov 12, 2007 2:16 pm

found the movie wave 2 of robot heroes out at the stapley and 60 walmart in mesa. still some dvd primes there too. some deluxes and all leaders, and plenty of cybertron primus'.
no sign on wally world starscream, but i imagine we will probably see him by the end of the week.
looking forward to seeing some of the allspark power figures soon too.
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Postby decepticonjon » Mon Nov 19, 2007 10:11 am

i thought DA would do the official announcement, but indeed mp ss has been found at the wally world at greenfield and mckellips in mesa. i got one on friday with about 15 to choose from.
kinda dissapointed on the sloppiness on the paint (on every single one) but it's a nice figure.
also they had some of the wave 2 robot heroes from the movie line.
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Postby dabattousai » Wed Nov 21, 2007 9:01 am

Well, I woke up this morning thinking about how I spend the last 20 days not checking up on Wal-Marts for MP Starscream, so I'm wondering if any Arizonians in the areas of Mesa and Tempe seen them?
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Postby Vegitron » Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:22 pm

Motto: "Run away! Run away!"
I found 2 MP Starcreams at the Walmart on Elliot and Priest. The bad news is those are the ones I bought. The good news is there is shelf space set aside for him, so hopefully they will restock him.

I did not find MP-SS or shelf space set aside for him at the following Walmarts:
Dobson/Rio Salado
Baseline/Country Club
Baseline/Stapely

Of course come Friday, anything can happen with where MP-SS shows up.



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Postby decepticonjon » Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:26 pm

dabattousai wrote:Well, I woke up this morning thinking about how I spend the last 20 days not checking up on Wal-Marts for MP Starscream, so I'm wondering if any Arizonians in the areas of Mesa and Tempe seen them?

read the post above this one you posted

and btw, i'm glad i picked one up before all the madness on friday.
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Postby dabattousai » Wed Nov 21, 2007 2:26 pm

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dabattousai wrote:Well, I woke up this morning thinking about how I spend the last 20 days not checking up on Wal-Marts for MP Starscream, so I'm wondering if any Arizonians in the areas of Mesa and Tempe seen them?

read the post above this one you posted

and btw, i'm glad i picked one up before all the madness on friday.


Ah, awesome, that's close to me, so I'm gonna have to get down there quickly. I didn't spot it fast in your post since you had the words lowercase.
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Postby dabattousai » Wed Nov 21, 2007 8:01 pm

Well I went to Wal-Mart and went to the aisle where they had all the TFs displayed and I didn't see MP SS there, but the story doesn't end there. I went ahead and picked up Final Battle Jazz and Arcee (Still can't find '08 Camero BB damn it).

They had 20th Anniversary DVD MP Prime, but he was still at that $70 price point so I didn't touch it. There was a guy looking for Ultimate BB there and I didn't see any around so I told him to try Toys R Us or Wal-Mart on Southern.

So I gave up, thought they ran out and went ahead and cashed up Jazz and Arcee, but then I saw Ultimate BB on the top shelves in a different location. I thought to myself that this must also be the case with MP SS so I went through all the aisles in the area looking for MP SS and sure enough, they were put up on the top shelves. I snagged 3 of them and cashed them up and headed out. I was a happy camper :)
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Postby decepticonjon » Wed Nov 21, 2007 8:49 pm

dabattousai wrote:Well I went to Wal-Mart and went to the aisle where they had all the TFs displayed and I didn't see MP SS there, but the story doesn't end there. I went ahead and picked up Final Battle Jazz and Arcee (Still can't find '08 Camero BB damn it).

They had 20th Anniversary DVD MP Prime, but he was still at that $70 price point so I didn't touch it. There was a guy looking for Ultimate BB there and I didn't see any around so I told him to try Toys R Us or Wal-Mart on Southern.

So I gave up, thought they ran out and went ahead and cashed up Jazz and Arcee, but then I saw Ultimate BB on the top shelves in a different location. I thought to myself that this must also be the case with MP SS so I went through all the aisles in the area looking for MP SS and sure enough, they were put up on the top shelves. I snagged 3 of them and cashed them up and headed out. I was a happy camper :)

way to go.. we can show you the door, but you must go through it.
many times, when you hear that a fig is somewhere, it's there, but you might have to look higher than ground level for him.
enjoy.
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Postby decepticonjon » Wed Nov 21, 2007 8:51 pm

and what does typing in lower case have to do with you reading anything? :-?
happy thanksgiving.
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