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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Seibertron » Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:42 pm

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Weapon: Twin Shock-Concussion Missiles
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I found the "unreleased" Cyberverse Beast Hunters Energon Driller with Bumblebee set at the Mount Prospect ROSS store. Here's hoping the rest of the "unreleased" Beast Hunters and Construct-Bots toys make their way to the discount chains soon!
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby philswitch engage » Sat Apr 12, 2014 11:10 am

Orland park toys r us has 2 rhinox's and 2 whirls. North riverside toys r us had 1 whirl and 1 double dealer this morning too.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Dinomask » Wed Apr 16, 2014 5:44 pm

I just picked up a Whirl at the TRU on 75th. There were 2 more when I left at 6:25 this evening as well as 2 or 3 Double Dealers. It was a nice surprise to also find some new Pacific Rim stuff, the Trespasser kaiju looks awesome.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Dagon » Sat Apr 26, 2014 5:48 pm

Motto: "Ain't nobody got time fo dat....."
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The TRU on Butterfield, as of yesterday, had a few Blasters and at least one Grimlock to go with two Rhinox' and one (remaining) Whirl.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby philswitch engage » Sun Apr 27, 2014 7:31 am

Prices at C2E2 crack me up. There are several vendors selling Grimlock, Springer, and Blaster for $30-$40. Whirl and Rhinox I somewhat understand since they are new, but theses 3 guys are all over every retail chain.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Questworld12 » Fri May 02, 2014 11:05 am

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philswitch engage wrote:Prices at C2E2 crack me up. There are several vendors selling Grimlock, Springer, and Blaster for $30-$40. Whirl and Rhinox I somewhat understand since they are new, but theses 3 guys are all over every retail chain.


Don't I know it. And I still spend my money buying high price stuff there.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Seibertron » Fri May 02, 2014 4:26 pm

Motto: "Tell my tale to those who ask. Tell it truly; the ill deeds along with the good, and let me be judged accordingly. The rest ... is silence."
Weapon: Twin Shock-Concussion Missiles
I found the Age of Extinction Construct-Bots Dinobots Stafe, Slug and Grimlock and the Norridge/HIP Kmart off Harlem. They wouldn't break the street date so maybe Kmart isn't the place to go for this stuff.

I got the Construct-Bots Dinobot Warriors Optimus Prime with Gnaw at the Golf Mill Target this past Wednesday night after providing the DPCI to an employee who was willing to help me out.

The new Rescue Bots Rescan figures are at random Walmarts. The new "Mini-Con" 2 packs we reported on have been showing up at various Targets. Arlington Heights had them the other day and the HIP Target had them today.

Golf Mill Toys R Us had some Whirls and Rhinox figures. I forgot to see whether or not they had Doubledealer.

I haven't seen any other AOE products out but I'll keep all of you posted if I come across some.

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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Hip-Hoptimus Rime » Mon May 05, 2014 2:45 pm

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Des Plaines KMart had 2 Rhinox and a Whirl last night, about $26.99 IIRC. No AoE stuff.

And Rosemont Target had a couple each of the new Rescue Bots mini things, Bee, Optimus, and Heatwave. I bought OP, he's Magnus now, and gave the little Trex fig to my daughter.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby philswitch engage » Sun May 11, 2014 2:06 pm

Just picked up Swerve and Cosmos from the Target on Rt 83 in Willowbrook.

They had 3 left of each.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby turn2dust » Sun May 11, 2014 6:59 pm

picked up evasion mode Optimus Prime from the walmart in Algonquin on Randall. Only one there, they had a few of the Power Attackers on the rack.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Hip-Hoptimus Rime » Tue May 13, 2014 6:19 pm

Motto: "Nobody has to look for trouble."
Weapon: Reciprocating Laser Cannon
Ugh, looked for Swerve and Cosmos at Golf Mill Target. None to be found, of course. Thanke Target, appreciate it.

On tje plus side, they had a single one of those upsized-Cyberverse BH Voyager Optimus Primes, $10. Fun to beat on or something.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Hip-Hoptimus Rime » Thu May 15, 2014 7:45 am

Motto: "Nobody has to look for trouble."
Weapon: Reciprocating Laser Cannon
Target at Yorktown Mall came through! Two each of Cosmos and Swerve as of 8:00 this morning, after I got mine. No AoE out yet.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby philswitch engage » Fri May 16, 2014 9:22 am

North Riverside Toys R Us had several of the AoE Kreo building sets.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Seibertron » Sat May 17, 2014 11:47 am

Motto: "Tell my tale to those who ask. Tell it truly; the ill deeds along with the good, and let me be judged accordingly. The rest ... is silence."
Weapon: Twin Shock-Concussion Missiles
Gurnee toys r us near six flags has massive aoe selection. All wave 1 stuff. No leader class but has everything else.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Hip-Hoptimus Rime » Sat May 17, 2014 1:15 pm

Motto: "Nobody has to look for trouble."
Weapon: Reciprocating Laser Cannon
Any TRU coupons around? Has anyone seen any wave 2 stuff? How about Voy Hound and Galvatron?
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Hip-Hoptimus Rime » Sun May 18, 2014 1:40 pm

Motto: "Nobody has to look for trouble."
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Holy crap, no AoE at ALL at Rosemont Target, not even in the back. WTH, Target, I thought we were cool?
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby philswitch engage » Sun May 18, 2014 2:50 pm

The target in Lombard near Yorktown had hardly any transformers. Especially no AoE.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Seibertron » Sun May 18, 2014 7:31 pm

Motto: "Tell my tale to those who ask. Tell it truly; the ill deeds along with the good, and let me be judged accordingly. The rest ... is silence."
Weapon: Twin Shock-Concussion Missiles
Gurnee Walmart and Target had nothing as of yesterday around 2pm.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Seibertron » Sun May 18, 2014 7:31 pm

Motto: "Tell my tale to those who ask. Tell it truly; the ill deeds along with the good, and let me be judged accordingly. The rest ... is silence."
Weapon: Twin Shock-Concussion Missiles
Walmart near Harvard, IL had the Construct-Bots Dinobots and a lone Fall of Cybertron Jazz.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Seibertron » Sun May 18, 2014 7:34 pm

Motto: "Tell my tale to those who ask. Tell it truly; the ill deeds along with the good, and let me be judged accordingly. The rest ... is silence."
Weapon: Twin Shock-Concussion Missiles
Hip-Hoptimus Rime wrote:Holy crap, no AoE at ALL at Rosemont Target, not even in the back. WTH, Target, I thought we were cool?


That sucks that the retailers didn't have their act together with the street date. At least TRU seemed to be on the ball and at least the retailers were on the ball with Cybertron Monday.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby Hip-Hoptimus Rime » Mon May 19, 2014 10:17 am

Motto: "Nobody has to look for trouble."
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Walmarts in Addison and Glen Ellyn, only the Sparkers, 1-Steps, and Power Battlers in stock, a couple Leader OP as well.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby jindrak » Wed May 21, 2014 12:10 pm

Weapon: Blunt Force Battle Clubs
Any spottings of MP-03 Grimlock? Facebook groups blowing up about finding them in the wild today. TX, CA and other states. Price is 59.99, ~64 with tax. Called TRU in Niles and Schaumburg already and they have no stock. will call around a few more and keep yall updated.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby philswitch engage » Wed May 21, 2014 8:50 pm

Downers Grove Toys R Us by Yorktown had a whole slew of new AoE figures. Most of them were the more kid friendly stuff like the spark racers, Titans, and the power attack figures.

They did have 2 of Voyager Grimlock. I grabbed 1 for myself.

Tried to use a coupon I had, but the check out girl said my coupon wasn't working on it, and neither were any of the coupons codes she had access to.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby 3.8TransAM » Fri May 23, 2014 10:58 pm

Hey I'm alive..................

Still working tons, but light is at the end of the tunnel, I will gain free time and lose income...

Anything I have hit in Nw In area has been about useless. Only bright spot was a rogue Whirl at Highland Target a few weeks ago. Everywhere has been pretty much no/low stock in my area.
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Re: Illinois Transformers Sightings

Postby philswitch engage » Sat May 24, 2014 10:29 am

North Riverside Toys R US had the new AoE Kreo Micro changers.

Here are the codes:

45 Skrapnel
46 Fangwolf
47 Misfire (labeled as an autobot?)
48 Trypticon
49 Mindswipe
50 Nightbeat
51 Highbrow
52 Jarugar
53 Jetwash
54 Wingspan Hawk
55 Torosaur
56 Silversnout
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