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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby TGDweezl » Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:12 am

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Grabbed up Hot Shot and Airachnid at Big Lots in Hinesville the other day. Also grabbed up Sky Stalker, Ratchet, and Dreadwing from BH at Hinesville Walmart the other day.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Severa » Sat Jun 29, 2013 3:16 pm

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Got the new voyager ultra Magnus AND voyager sandstorm at the target at Perimeter. There was only an Optimus Prime FTP voyager left. Super excited about sandstorm. He looks great!
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Severa » Sat Jun 29, 2013 4:25 pm

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Toys R us at Lenox has the transformers beast hunter Optimus prime that has the dragon assault for 60 bucks. They didn't have the predaking .
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby That Bot » Sat Jun 29, 2013 5:19 pm

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Out in Buford today. TRU had the big Optimus for $60. Seeing it in person, I can say that it looks like a damn cool toy. If I were 8 years old, I'd want that thing. I rescind past criticisms because it looks like a great toy. Which it's meant to be. At Walmart or Target, I saw a Smokescreen. First one in a while. And Hamilton Mill walmart had nothing of note except a rapidly shrinking TF section. BH Voyager wave 3 is getting more distribution at least, I saw Magnus and/or Grimwing at several locations. I didn't take notes, though, so don't ask me where. Still no sign of Legion wave 3. Hopefully it's close.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby nazan yar » Sat Jul 13, 2013 12:17 pm

Picked up voyager grimwing and BH Sharkticon Megatron at the Target on Pleasant Hill. Picked up the last of each - not sure if there were any more in the back. Also the Pleasant Hill TRU had the ultimate OP and the new KREO minifigures wave.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Mandamus » Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:08 am

Walmart in Canton had the repaint wave of the WFC Combaticons. Just 1 of each.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Chandler Prime 1 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:26 pm

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Has anyone seen the cyberverse shockwave yet ?
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby That Bot » Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:59 pm

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Yeah, hither, thither, and yon. He's an infrequent sight at Walmarts and Targets in the Lawrenceville/Buford/Snellville area, but he's there nonetheless.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Severa » Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:45 pm

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Ok, technically not in Ga, but its cool as hell and unfortunately only available til tonight at 12 am. It's a shirt site I subscribe to where artists sell their design for one day only. And today, it's 2 different transformer designs. An Escher inspired starscream shirt and a grimlock design as he would be found excavated. Eleven dollars per shirt. Sometimes they do offer them the day after but he price goes up to 14 dollars. Sometimes, they don't offer the shorts the day after. Anyhow, here is the link!

http://m.teefury.com/

I order from them often and am never dissatisfied .
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby nazan yar » Fri Aug 02, 2013 8:34 am

TRU Tucker has the big, beautiful Masterpiece Soundwave. I saw 4, bought 4 (just kidding) bought 1, and one guy was trying to buy one over the phone, leaving 2 of the ones displayed.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Rhinox23 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 9:34 pm

So I had a major find this morning! The Target in Sandy Springs at the Prado had the BH Wave 4 Deluxes, Voyager Predacons Rising Darksteel, Deluxe Skylynx, Beast Fire Predaking, as well as the Cyberverse sets as well! They have put up a new display and had all of these guys. I picked up BH Croc-Out, Arcee and 1 of the 8 Darksteel figures! It made for a glorious morning indeed!

There were 2 of the Predakings, 7 Darksteels, Vertebreak, Skylynx and Cyberverse sets available when I left. Get 'em while they're hot!
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Severa » Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:35 pm

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The masterpieces are hitting the stores and not even hitting the shelves. My closest TRU in Fayetteville sold out of MP SW practically as they opened last Saturday.I was calling in and when I finally got an unenthused associate on the phone, they had already sold out. La Vista rd location got 8 in and my brother got the last 2, one for me and one for him. This morning i was up in north Atlanta at a horse show and decided to look on TRU.com to see if acid storms were showing up. To my surprise they not only had him but also a few soundwaves at the Lenox location off of 400. I had them hold an AS for me and when I got there, they had one SW left and I watched another go out the door. All of the masterpieces they had were held at the customer service desk. None were shelved despite having the AS merchandised space with tag on the shelf. This was the same thing La Vista did. I do not know how many AS they had left. BTW, I was shocked to see that this mp seeker was packaged in alt / plane mode.

Also, if interested in 15% off coupon, go on Facebook and install toys r us towers. Play the game enough to level up (takes about 20-30 minutes) and once you reach bronze you get a 15% off coupon that's good for a single item for at least a week ( I think... Maybe 2 weeks). You can print the coupon instantly or have emailed to yourself ( we found that it never showed up in our e-mails even after 30 minutes so we printed the damn thing).

So, you will save 18 dollars against SW or 10 dollars against AS.

Best of luck!

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******** BTW... The associates at the front counter at the Lenox location ROCKED! Very helpful and accommodating. Wish they were like this in Fayetteville .********
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Mandamus » Mon Aug 12, 2013 6:34 am

At TRU on barrett in Kennesaw they had 2 MP Soundwaves but both were being held up front at the service desk. No sign of Acid Storm.

If anyone still wants Prime deluxes they are now at Five Below for $5.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Derpimus_Prime » Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:58 am

The Toys R Us in Columbus, Ga has Masterpiece Soundwave instock, and also Acidstorm. They're located behind the counter in the electronics section.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby nazan yar » Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:13 am

Tucker TRU had 2 Acid Storms this morning, one springer, 2 sandstorms, and 1 blitzwing
Lavista/285 Target had plenty of BH Predacons Rising stuff - Sky Lynx, Megatron/Chop Shop, Starscream/Waspinator, Bumblebee/Blademaster, Abominus, and several of the legends class/scout class whatever they're calling them.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby nazan yar » Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:15 am

and Darksteel at Target...
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Derpimus_Prime » Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:39 pm

The Target in Columbus,GA has received TF: Beast Hunters Predacons Rising figures. Also some TF: Generations minicon 2 pack, Abominus set, Generations Springer and Sandstorm.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby nazan yar » Thu Sep 05, 2013 1:31 pm

TRU Buckhead has Acid Storm and Metroplex.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Darkman20xx » Tue Dec 31, 2013 5:06 pm

See no one's updated in a while. Looks like Kennesaw hasn't been restocking as I've seen empty pegs except Beast Hunters stuff. No Generations deluxe anywhere. Had to get Skids online. MP Acidstorms at Barrett TRU.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Darkman20xx » Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:58 pm

Looks like stores are starting to replenish. Marietta Walmart by Big Chicken (forgive my directions as I just moved here from NY) finally got Generations stuff back in stock. Unfortunately it was all earlier waves but that's much better than seeing empty pegs. They had 2 Megatrons, 1 Thundercracker, 2 Hoists, 2 Springers and a Blitzwing. I did manage to get Casey Jones from the TMNT line as a tide me over.


All the Targets seem to be taken over with BeastHunters. Not really following those figures as I stopped collecting Transformers Prime figures once I got all the original figures. Can't really get into buying the figures again with repaints and redeccos.


If anybody is still here and they find Whirl please drop a line.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Severa » Thu Jan 30, 2014 10:47 pm

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Welcome to GA Darkman. Please don't judge us by our city's stupidity in assessing 3 inches of snow. You seem to be adjusting well seeing as The Big Chicken has been a notable landmark for years!

Board is kinda dead right now. Not a whole lot to scramble over but due post things for us to keep an eye out for.

Casey was a good find. I still haven't seen him yet. I'm going to TRU in Fayetteville this weekend and will shout if I see anything good . I am anxious to find Skywarp. I do like that cynertronian mold. Think they coulda done better in alt mode though behind the cockpit to conceal the head.

On a side note, has anyone been to the Atlanta Comic Convention? There is one coming up in a few weeks and want to know if it is worth going to.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby That Bot » Fri Jan 31, 2014 1:21 am

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I've gotten invites to ACC but never gone, because I forgot and comics aren't really my thing. I've been to Momocon, Savcon, Dragon*con, Anime Weekend Atlanta, Nerdacon, and Atlanta Anime Day, and they all tend to have at least a little presence by TF toys in the dealer rooms. Savcon much more so, since it's a dedicated TF con. ^^
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Severa » Fri Jan 31, 2014 7:27 am

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I think I will give ACC a go on the next. I'm not much into
Comics anymore but they have to have more than just that.
I need to go to the Savannah Con too. Dragon Con is great but
I wish there was more of a transformer presence.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Darkman20xx » Sun Feb 02, 2014 2:58 am

Severa wrote:Welcome to GA Darkman. Please don't judge us by our city's stupidity in assessing 3 inches of snow. You seem to be adjusting well seeing as The Big Chicken has been a notable landmark for years!

Board is kinda dead right now. Not a whole lot to scramble over but due post things for us to keep an eye out for.

Casey was a good find. I still haven't seen him yet. I'm going to TRU in Fayetteville this weekend and will shout if I see anything good . I am anxious to find Skywarp. I do like that cynertronian mold. Think they coulda done better in alt mode though behind the cockpit to conceal the head.

On a side note, has anyone been to the Atlanta Comic Convention? There is one coming up in a few weeks and want to know if it is worth going to.



HA

That whole snow thing was a mess. I understand what happened though as these roads are dangerous with all the hills when it's Iced over. Hopefully now the threat of Snow in GA is great enough for the city to prepare a little better. I'm really hoping that the city closure is part of the blame for stores not stocking.

Also, thanks for the heads up on the ACC. I collect MU figures too so maybe I'll find something of worth out there between that and TFs.
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Re: Georgia Transformers sightings

Postby Severa » Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:13 am

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I was wrong... It's today! I thought it was later this month.

http://www.atlantacomicconvention.com

What is MU? Marvel universe? I collect them too, but only the ones for an Infinity Gauntlet scene.

Though we are a month past Christmas, it always seems that restocking is slow afterwards. I went to the Fayetteville TRU yesterday. They had 6 Acid Storm masterpieces, 3 Platinum Ultra Magnuses and 2 FE Prime Starscreams which was really weird to see again.

The only thing that made the trip worth it was them having Neca predator series 11. I picked up all 3 and was stoked I completely forgot to post on here about the transformer find.
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