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Postby Saya » Thu Jan 25, 2007 8:08 pm

Well, the old thread got up to over 20 pages! Let's see if we can do even better with this one, so post your sightings here!

Yes, I know this isn't exactly a great time of year for TF sightings, but there's always something out there. Or I guess we could **** about there being nothing out there like I'm about to...

Yeah. Yesterday I went looking around, hoping maybe Ramjet had been released. No such luck, in fact most stores are basically devoid of anything but minicons! Oh I hate this time of year.
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Postby Mulla » Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:01 pm

Well as I mentioned yesterday, Titanium Rodimus Prime and Soundwave!

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Notice the price tags ($49.99) -

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And then what I paid because I argued that they're gits -

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Postby Gutsman Heavy » Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:40 pm

I've finally seen Classic Legends start popping up in Adelaide, in Big W only so far.

Trypticon and Perceptor at Golden Grove

Leo Prime and 2 Perceptors at Tea Tree Plaza
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Postby i_amtrunks » Sun Jan 28, 2007 11:25 pm

Found both Soundwave and Rodimus 6" Titaniums on my roadtrip at Toyworld in Warragul Victoria. Both had a $49.99 price tag on them, so they remained on the shelves.
Leongatha Toyworld (also in Victoria) had Energon Dreadwing for $50 and all wave 1 minicon classics.

Back in NSW, Parramatta TRU has absolutely nothing but a few Classics minicons, Universe Snowcat and a few talking 20th Primes.
Phantomzone hasn't got the UM Spotlight in yet, but still had plenty of Escalation #3.
Havent seen Grimlock out since about Christmas, so hopefully he'll come out in a month or so when stores finally put Ramjet and Cliffjumper out.
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Postby Fang Wolf » Tue Jan 30, 2007 12:02 am

*Siffles* STILL nothing but bloody Cybertron and Wave 1 Classics in Blacktown, Gawd, I want Jetfire and badly constructed badass Grimlock now.... >_>

I would pay 50 for Titanium Rodimus... realy. I don't mind because it's him.
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Postby the purifyer » Tue Jan 30, 2007 1:07 am

SuperSaiyajinSasuke wrote:*Siffles* STILL nothing but bloody Cybertron and Wave 1 Classics in Blacktown, Gawd, I want Jetfire and badly constructed badass Grimlock now.... >_>

I would pay 50 for Titanium Rodimus... realy. I don't mind because it's him.

I feel your pain mate. I'm in the same boat as you. Hasbro, Jetfire, NOW! :evil: and a decent release of titaniums would be nice too...
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Postby i_amtrunks » Tue Jan 30, 2007 4:58 am

SuperSaiyajinSasuke wrote:*Siffles* STILL nothing but bloody Cybertron and Wave 1 Classics in Blacktown, Gawd, I want Jetfire and badly constructed badass Grimlock now.... >_>


You know, I should feel really bad for buying the only Jetfire in Blacktown Target about 3 days after Christmas, but I dont. :P

If it's any comfort he's gone to a good home, and is much loved :grin:
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Postby spiritofcat » Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:34 am

I'm still having no luck finding Jetfire anywhere.
Hornsby K-Mart and Target don't seem to have restocked their TF shelves in months!
Myer has wave 2 in stock again.
DJs have Cybertron Legends.
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Postby Fang Wolf » Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:48 am

i_amtrunks wrote:
SuperSaiyajinSasuke wrote:*Siffles* STILL nothing but bloody Cybertron and Wave 1 Classics in Blacktown, Gawd, I want Jetfire and badly constructed badass Grimlock now.... >_>


You know, I should feel really bad for buying the only Jetfire in Blacktown Target about 3 days after Christmas, but I dont. :P

If it's any comfort he's gone to a good home, and is much loved :grin:
... but he becomes 2 a case later ^^ I have roughly 3 months to find him and Grimy, guess I should get Prime, seeing as we will not be getting the UM SW pack >_<
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Postby Fang Wolf » Thu Feb 01, 2007 2:35 am

I GOT FREAKING GRIMLOCK!!!!ONE!!!ELEVEN!!!111!!!ONEHUNDREDANDELEVEN!!!!

Mine has no QC probs either, Myers Blacktown has another, but he's 30, classics are now 28 in Kmart, no Jetfires yet, no Primes, no Megs.

I wish I got Prime now, even though I hate him :-x
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Postby i_amtrunks » Mon Feb 05, 2007 5:30 am

I've noticed prices have snuck up since before Christmas, and it wouldnt surprise me if they went up another $1 for basics to $5 for Voyagers/Ultras in time for the movie merch.

TRU Penrith has expanded their TF section to about half of what it was before they moved it, but it is very empty, filled with only Classics Prime and Megatron, plus about 100 Cybertron Megatron and Metroplex and a few Quickmix's.

Big W Plumpton had the Classics Legends, which is the first I have seen of them, but then again I havent really been looking.
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Postby Fang Wolf » Mon Feb 05, 2007 5:42 am

Anyone got any idea on if we are getting the UM Skywarp pack, or is it going to be like Universe Devastator -_- we need an exclusive the US wont get to make up for the greatness that is Skywarp.
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Postby Mulla » Mon Feb 05, 2007 5:52 am

Classics Cliffjumper and Ramjet are in stock now at Case Fresh. Thought everyone would like to know. Jetfire is Pre-sold out, and Alternators have been pushed back even further now.
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Postby i_amtrunks » Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:09 am

SuperSaiyajinSasuke wrote:Anyone got any idea on if we are getting the UM Skywarp pack, or is it going to be like Universe Devastator -_- we need an exclusive the US wont get to make up for the greatness that is Skywarp.


I have heard rumours that we may not be getting the UM vs. Skywarp pack, and no-one at TRU Penrith has yet ordered them in if they are available (but TRU seem to get stock in a few months after everyone else)

I hope we get Skywarp on his own, but I severely doubt it.
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Postby i_amtrunks » Sun Feb 11, 2007 2:20 am

The Deluxe Classics Prime and Megatron have been sighted at various Toyworlds throughout Australia, the general price seems to be about $50 or so.
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Postby i_amtrunks » Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:21 pm

Targets in Victoria have started stocking the Prime vs. Megatron 2 packs, prices range from $45 to $49.
Also the 2nd wave of the minicons have also been sighted in Victoria as well.

Quite odd, as Brisbane and Adelaide are often the first places newer figures are sighted. No sightings in NSW yet.
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Postby funkyaw » Thu Feb 15, 2007 4:11 am

Target at Hornsby NSW had both the Optimus Prime / Megatron ($50) and the Ultra Magnus / Skywarp ($45) packs in stock.

About 3 to 4 of each set.
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Postby Gutsman Heavy » Thu Feb 15, 2007 5:13 am

funkyaw wrote:Target at Hornsby NSW had both the Optimus Prime / Megatron ($50) and the Ultra Magnus / Skywarp ($45) packs in stock.

About 3 to 4 of each set.


Wooo! Hope it pops up in SA soon
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Postby i_amtrunks » Thu Feb 15, 2007 6:11 pm

The Magnus Skywarp 2 pack has also been spotted at Target Erina for $45.
Quite a good deal seeing as Prime cost $45 just for him.
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Postby spiritofcat » Sun Feb 18, 2007 7:17 pm

You been in Victoria recently Trunks?
I was down there last week for a Discworld convention.
I checked out Target, K-Mart, Myer, DJs and Toys R Us at Chadstone, and a Toyworld store I found too.
I saw Prime vs Megs two pack at Toyworld and almost nothing at all in all the other shops.

Hmm, Magnus vs Skywarp for $45 at hornsby? I might just have to pick that up!
I stopped bothering to even look in Hornsby DJs and Target recently because they've been so poorly stocked.
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Postby Gutsman Heavy » Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:56 pm

Target at TeaTree Plaza (SA) is fully stocked with the classics two-packs

Prime vs Megs x8
Magnus vs Skywarp x7

still no sightings of Ramjet, Cliffjumper or Jetfire
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Postby i_amtrunks » Sun Feb 18, 2007 9:16 pm

spiritofcat wrote:You been in Victoria recently Trunks?


Was down their in late January. Finally managed to get more than 3 straight days off with my gf, so we went down to see the Penguins, didnt really do much toy shopping outside of the Melbourne CBD.

Still nothing in Blacktown or Penrith, and I am sure Mt Druitt hasnt restocked, as last week they still had half an aisle full of Cybertron figures.
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Postby spiritofcat » Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:39 pm

I noticed today that Casefresh are now listing Jetfire as Sold Out rather than Pre-Sold Out so I assume that means he has arrived.
Maybe he'll start appearing in normal shops soon.
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Postby Saya » Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:37 pm

spiritofcat wrote:I noticed today that Casefresh are now listing Jetfire as Sold Out rather than Pre-Sold Out so I assume that means he has arrived.
Maybe he'll start appearing in normal shops soon.


I think you mean reappearing :-P
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Postby Fang Wolf » Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:07 pm

i_amtrunks wrote:Still nothing in Blacktown or Penrith, and I am sure Mt Druitt hasnt restocked, as last week they still had half an aisle full of Cybertron figures.
You know, if I do not see Jetfire, SW/UM and OP/Megs at blacktown target tomorrow, I am so going to abuse who ever orders, as they have tons of crap no one buys and more or less, no transformers.
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