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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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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Severa » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:46 pm

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Tonight, I found an untapped vain of freshly stocked deluxe Transformers Prime figures at...Walgreens.

Up front by the registers was a red cardboard corrigate Christmas shipper that had transformers in it. They had 1 deluxe Ratchet, 1 Vehicon, 2 Wheel Jacks, 1 Fruity Pebble Wheel Jack (Dead End) and 1 Airachnid! There may have been a few more but after I saw Airachnid, i stopped digging back. I know she has lame hands and well...is lame, but I wanted her to perhaps just keep in alt mode as a hanging piece in my display over my primes. The price was supposed to be 14.99 but they had them priced wrong at 10.49...and thats what I walked out with her for.

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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby That Bot » Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:41 am

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Ah, that's the elusive wave 4 revision that we all wanted and eventually turned up at Aldi. It has
1 x Hot Shot
1 x Ratchet
1 x Knock Out
1 x Wheeljack
1 x Dead End
1 x Airachnid
2 x Vehicon
Nice to see it popping up elsewhere.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby dalglb66 » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:39 am

So while I worked the graveyard shift lastnight, I took total advantage of the situation this morning. I swung by the Mall of GA TRU and sure enough on the shelves & pegs were FOC Soundwave, Soundblaster, Ratbat/Frenzy, and Ravage/Rumble. I couldn't help myself and I also took advantage of their buy 1 get 40% off deal.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Severa » Sat Dec 22, 2012 12:04 am

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Awesome!

But what did you leave behind? Did you by chance see any voyager dreadwings?Im driving past there tomorrow night...will consider braving the crowd if worth it.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby dalglb66 » Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:06 am

I grabbed 1 Ratbat/Frenzy, 1 Ravage/Rumble, 1 Soundwave, and 1 Soundblaster. I don't remember seeing any Dreadwings, but I remember seeing a lot of Starscreams, Ultra Magnus', and Thundertrons. It was very messy and unsorted at the time also. Good luck
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