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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Severa » Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:08 pm

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Severa wrote:BIG NEWS!

Just recieved a text from my brother with a pic of 5 boxes (2 per box so 10 in stock) of MP Primes from the Tucker TRU. He said that each box even had a TRU made label with the 119.99 price on them. He said that they had none on the shelf so when you get there, ask them to pull them down.

I went to the Fayetteville TRU and found that they had 6 MP primes out on the shelf. They also had FE Starscream, Asian Generation Cliffjumper, and some asian scouts.

I also went to Aldi (in case you didnt know, they have all Deluxe Transformers for 9.99) and they had Ratchet, Vehicon, WheelJack, Fruity WheelJack (Deadend),and Knockout.

All transformers mentioned in this post were there tonight and left. The only one I took home was FE Arcee ;).


Thank you so much for the information! I've been having lots of frustration and trouble with my TRU preorder, so I decided to give the Tucker store a shot. Just like you reported, there were 5 unopened boxes of MP Optimus but none on the shelf.

The sales rep got a fresh box down and I took my MP OP to customer service to see if they would match the online preorder price. The CS rep said that she could as long as I had a physical printout for her to verify the price. I have been carrying around a printout of my preorder email for the last week or so and thus she matched the price!

So, I was actually able to get him for cheaper because tax is a little less than online for a final price of $106.99! I only bought one so there should be one somewhere on the shelves and 4 cases directly above the TF section at the Tucker TRU.



You are definately welcome and glad to be of help! Also glad they honored your original price instead of having to fork over the 120.00.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby That Bot » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:54 am

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Went to Aldi yesterday and picked up another Vehicon for the ranks. On my way home from work I stopped by the Snelville Target, Snelville Wal Mart, Lawrenceville Wal Mart (on Sugarloaf and L'ville-Suwanee), and Lawrenceville Target. At Snelville Target, I found ALL FIVE MEMBERS OF BRUTICUS. Didn't buy any, since I ultimately plan to get the BBTS G2 version. At Snelville Wal Mart, I found Dreadwing and snapped him up. Nothing notable to report at either of the other locations. Happy hunting, all!
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby dalglb66 » Wed Nov 07, 2012 6:39 pm

Was out and about at the Mall of GA area today. Nothing at TRU, Target, or Walmart. Went to Aldi in Snellville, they are pretty cleaned out except Hot Shot, Ratchet, and Knockout. Snellville Target I grabbed Vortex, Brawl, and Blastoff the last of each. No sign of Swindle or Onslaught.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby That Bot » Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:39 pm

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Maybe someone else saw my post and snapped up Swindle and Onslaught before you. My condolences. Also never checked Snelville Aldi. Have you been to the one in Lawrenceville yet?
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby dalglb66 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:00 pm

That Bot wrote:Maybe someone else saw my post and snapped up Swindle and Onslaught before you. My condolences. Also never checked Snelville Aldi. Have you been to the one in Lawrenceville yet?


Its ok, no worries. I'll find them eventually. But the 3 of them with tax cost me pennies shy of $50. I didn't go to the Lawrenceville Aldi, but the one I did go to I hit the jackpot. Vehicons, Hot Shots, Knockouts, and Airachnids galore.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Nutimus Prime » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:34 pm

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Anyone close to Griffin? Friend of mine lives out there and he knows Im Xmas shopping and having difficulty with some of these figures. Im really looking to get into this Aldi sale if its still going on.

Anyone willing to grab some up if theyre still on sale and hold on to them until I can pay? I bought 2 Vehicons off a guy here and think I may have been scammed. :(
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby secretagentman82 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:06 pm

Warner Robins TRU has the TF Prime First Edition figures out now, as well as a metric buttload of ThunderCracker MP's, the OP Masterpiece, and the new wave of generations deluxe figures as well as the chinese generations deluxe figures
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby secretagentman82 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:22 pm

just picked up the new TF Rescue Bots Hoist and Medix at the Warner Robins TRU, they only had one of each out but are expecting more this week
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Derpimus_Prime » Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:57 pm

Went to the Target on Bradley Park Dr in Columbus, Ga.

All 5 FoC Combaticons, unfortunately one of each. A restock of TF:Prime figures. 3 Vehicons, 1 sergeant Kup, 1 Rumble, well there was 2, but I bought one, 2 Thundertrons, and 1 Ultra Magnus.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby That Bot » Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:05 pm

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Well ain't that the Bees Knees. I'm headed down to Columbus tomorrow for Nerdacon, I will be sure to check this out.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Collector Maximus » Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:08 pm

Hi all,
Went to TRU tucker today to get an MP Prime. They still have 5 cases as of today. Target on Holcomb Bridge rd in Roswell east of 400 had one Thundertron and one Ultra Magnus. I didn't buy either since I just forked out $128 for Mp Prime :-(
Also Aldi in Roswell at Mansell and Holcomb Bridge had Plenty of Vehicons and a few Airachnids about 2 weeks ago. Don't know if they still have any.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby That Bot » Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:13 am

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Well, I derped and forgot to check Target in Columbus. However, I stopped by Aldi on Highway 20 and they still had about 5 Vehicons and some other stuff in. Apparently at least one guy came in and bought an entire case of figures, the cashier told me. Supplies are thinning out so get your Vehicons before it's too late.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby dalglb66 » Wed Nov 21, 2012 11:25 am

That Bot wrote:Well, I derped and forgot to check Target in Columbus. However, I stopped by Aldi on Highway 20 and they still had about 5 Vehicons and some other stuff in. Apparently at least one guy came in and bought an entire case of figures, the cashier told me. Supplies are thinning out so get your Vehicons before it's too late.


I didn't go to the store on Hwy 20, but I did happen to snag a whole case of figures. They have been so hard to find and I couldn't pass up that price, it was too good to pass up.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby That Bot » Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:06 pm

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I don't blame you, dude. Especially if you haven't gotten any of those other figures, this case is just amazing. It's like half of a collection in one go, with the only dupe being an army builder.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby dalglb66 » Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:11 pm

Yeah thats what I did, Grabbed Airachnid, Hot Shot, Knockout, and the rest were Vehicon.

While out and about today, didn't come across much. I found Rumble and Thundertron @ Mall of GA Target. All other locations were the same old same old. If any of you are interested in the Optimus Maximus cyberverse set, Target has them on clearance 50% off, they are now down to $16.48
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Derpimus_Prime » Thu Nov 22, 2012 7:07 pm

Not sure if they're still there, probably gone later today or by tomorrow, but the Toys R Us in Columbus, GA had 2 Voyager Class Dreadwings
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby dalglb66 » Wed Nov 28, 2012 6:41 pm

Good day out today. Found TFP Ultra Magnus at Walmart. Also got the B2G1F @ TRU for TFP First editions.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby That Bot » Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:04 am

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I thought about mentioning that I found Thundertron and Ultra Magnus at Target in Snelville, Wal Mart in Snelville, and Wal Mart in Lawrenceville, as well as a Kup, but I didn't want anybody to snatch them up before I get my paycheck. >_> Well, I haven't yet, but the new voyagers at least seem fairly widespread. Though this may well be the only time we see them.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Mandamus » Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:43 am

The new Voyagers have hit my area. 2 of each at Wal-Mart in Canton, 1 of each at Target in Woodstock. That Target also had Blast Off, but no other Combaticons.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby dalglb66 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:26 am

Saw quite a few Thundertrons and Ultra Magnus' at the Epps Bridge Walmart in Athens.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby That Bot » Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:28 am

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1 each of Thundertron and Magnus at Target on Scenic Highway in Snelville.....are gone, because I bought them. :P They were the only ones there. They also had 3 Combaticons, I think Blast Off, Vortex, and Swindle. Don't quote me on that, I didn't pay much attention beyond "oh hey it's some Combaticons" because I wasn't planning on buying them. Because I snagged Magnus and Thundertron, I didn't check any other locations on my way home from work. When I went out hunting in the Buford, Suwanee, and Lawrenceville areas on Saturday after work, I didn't see any new Prime figs at any location (TRU, Target, and Wal Mart by MOGA, Wal Mart on Lawrenceville-Suwanee west of I-85, Wal Mart in Lawrenceville off 316). TRU had several of the Prime FE Entertainment Pack and still 7 MP Thundercrackers hogging shelf space that could be used for our precious MP Prime.

I'm honestly somewhat annoyed at how many concurrent product lines Hasbro is running within Transformers. On shelves right now you can find the following lines. About half of these are exclusive to or only sticking around at Toys R Us, but the point stands.
*Prime FE
*Prime RID
*Prime Cyberverse
*Bot Shots
*Generations FOC
*Generations 2010 leftovers
*Generations Asia
*Masterpiece
*DOTM Mechtech and Cyberverse leftovers
*Various masks and some other roleplay weapons that I don't think ever go anywhere
*RC Cars
*Nicknacks from the last couple of years
*Rescue Bots, but that's with the other young child stuff

It's just so much stuff competing for limited shelf space, this is in desperate need for an overhaul. I guess TRU doesn't really care, it's all Transformers to them, and they're the ones that picked up FE, MP, and GDO as exclusives.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby dalglb66 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:21 am

Didn't see much while out Wednesday around the Mall of GA and Hamilton mill areas. Either they had minimal inventory in the section or I owned everything already. Guess I will just need to wait til after the first of the year when the new waves start shipping out.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby dalglb66 » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:52 pm

Was out and about today. Starting to see TFP Thundertron and Ultra Magnus out and about. Other than that, nothing much to report.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby That Bot » Thu Dec 13, 2012 3:31 am

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Yeah, Ol' Peg Leg and Hammer Featuring Robot Toy are pretty everywhere. Combaticons are starting to be in more places. I picked up a Sgt. Kup at Snelville Wal Mart last wednesday. I now need only Rumble, Shadow Strike Bumblebee, Starscream, and Skyquake to complete my PRID collection, though I'll be waiting until Shadow Bee hits a steep discount because I've got that mold twice already. If anybody finds a Rumble northeast of the perimeter, give me a buzz, okay? I'll probably check a Target down by 85 and 285 on Friday on my way to the Madoka Magica movies, because I saw him there last time when I had no money, but he may be gone by now and not restocked. I'll keep you guys posted.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Mandamus » Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:12 am

I've only seen Rumble once. It was at Target in Canton about a week ago. Probably too far of a drive for you to gamble it's still there.
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