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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby Cyber Bishop » Mon May 05, 2014 2:17 pm

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I saw tf4 Optimus and bumblebee masks at the vets tru today.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby Lucky Logician » Fri May 09, 2014 5:26 am

Was in Hammond on Wednesday - nothing to be found. Only thing worth mentioning was the Wal-Mart there had two Waspinators. I picked one up & left the other. I don't actually want mine though; I only grabbed it in case someone here wants it. If anyone does, let me know and I'll give it to you for what I paid for it.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby Cyber Bishop » Sat May 10, 2014 3:20 pm

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Found these at the Harahan Wal Mart

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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby Lucky Logician » Sun May 11, 2014 4:52 pm

Nice find, Cyber Bishop. I also ran across those four figures today at the Wal-Mart in Prairieville.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby Cyber Bishop » Tue May 13, 2014 8:08 am

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I found Dinobots slug and scorn, crosshairs and high octane bumblebee at the Clearview Target. Am working on uploading photos so I can post them.
And as crazy as it sounds I could not bring myself to buy any of them..

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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby Cyber Bishop » Wed May 14, 2014 8:41 am

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Walmart on barataria has leader class prime and grimlock (grimlock is impressive to me but not worth the 45 dollar price tag), they also have the spark racers and the deluxes.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby sithlord9849 » Thu May 15, 2014 12:56 pm

Cyber Bishop wrote:I found Dinobots slug and scorn, crosshairs and high octane bumblebee at the Clearview Target. Am working on uploading photos so I can post them.
And as crazy as it sounds I could not bring myself to buy any of them..



I saw those as well. I just can't bring myself to buy them either. I might pick up the triceratops guy; he's the only one that looks solid.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby sithlord9849 » Sat May 17, 2014 4:37 pm

TRU on vets has everything of the new AOE toys except Voyager OP.

Target on vets had nothing out. But I was able to get an employee to grab voyager evasion mode OP from the back.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby sithlord9849 » Mon May 19, 2014 12:04 pm

This is what I checked out today:

Loyola Walmart - All wave 1 AOE figures
Esplanade Target - Nothing
Clearview Target - 1 deluxe crosshairs
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby necr0blivion » Wed May 21, 2014 4:52 pm

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So, I picked up all 4 deluxe AoE figures on Saturday night from Walmart in Algiers. I still haven't opened BB or CH, but my favorite out of the dinos is Scorn. I think Slug's downfall is his robot mode.

There were also the quick change guys, but no Leader or Voyager figures in sight.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby Cyber Bishop » Thu May 22, 2014 6:49 am

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Scorn is the one I keep looking at and debate on picking up..
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby sithlord9849 » Fri May 23, 2014 10:04 am

I grabbed a MP Grimlock from vets TRU this morning. Had a guy trying to reserve 4 of them for himself. I took care of that little problem. He left with 1 and I left with 1. No more left btw. Hopefully they'll have more next week.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby necr0blivion » Fri May 23, 2014 3:53 pm

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Passed by TRU in Marrero around noon (after seeing SithLord's post), MP Grimlock wasn't on the shelves (but there was a price tag where he should be) and he wasn't showing on their system as in stock. So, don't bother going there today but try next week.

It was nice to see the TRU on Siegen (BR) still had 2 YOTH Optimus Prime on the shelf yesterday. Too bad that couldn't just be MP-10. Or a bunch of Grimmy's.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby Cyber Bishop » Fri May 30, 2014 4:51 pm

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Got these two from BBTS today.

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I thought they were supposed to be cancelled??? LMAO!!
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby sithlord9849 » Sat May 31, 2014 5:37 pm

necr0blivion wrote:Passed by TRU in Marrero around noon (after seeing SithLord's post), MP Grimlock wasn't on the shelves (but there was a price tag where he should be) and he wasn't showing on their system as in stock. So, don't bother going there today but try next week.

It was nice to see the TRU on Siegen (BR) still had 2 YOTH Optimus Prime on the shelf yesterday. Too bad that couldn't just be MP-10. Or a bunch of Grimmy's.



I talked to a TRU employee that I'm friends with and it turns out the same guy that was trying to grab 4 grimlocks from the Veterans TRU has been calling every store in the area on their shipment days to reserve every MP Grimlock in stock. Some of the stores have been letting him do it too. So if you go to a store and they tell you that they are all reserved; ask them if its by the same person. If so, ask for the manager. I'm sure he/she will let you take one of the reserved ones.

Also, in case you want to know who this scalper is, he's an Asian "little person".
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby necr0blivion » Sun Jun 01, 2014 12:14 am

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sithlord9849 wrote:I talked to a TRU employee that I'm friends with and it turns out the same guy that was trying to grab 4 grimlocks from the Veterans TRU has been calling every store in the area on their shipment days to reserve every MP Grimlock in stock. Some of the stores have been letting him do it too. So if you go to a store and they tell you that they are all reserved; ask them if its by the same person. If so, ask for the manager. I'm sure he/she will let you take one of the reserved ones.

That's a damn shame. I hope stores aren't letting him "reserve" all the shipment. I was lucky enough to pull one from online last week, but I've still got a friend who wants one. This guy, however... just makes me sick.

Anyways, is anyone interested in going to see Age of Extinction as a group? I'm seeing a 9pm showing on Thursday 6/26 at the Westbank Palace - IMAX 3D, not sure when the other theaters will start selling tickets. And in general, anyone interested in a local (NOLA-esque) meet-up? I know a few people personally but rarely get to see them.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby Cyber Bishop » Sun Jun 01, 2014 8:22 am

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sithlord9849 wrote:Also, in case you want to know who this scalper is, he's an Asian "little person".


Does he have a cane or is handicapped?
There is this guy that walks with a cane that hits the TRU's every time they get a truck, he nabs things and if he cannot sell them he brings them back.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby sithlord9849 » Sun Jun 01, 2014 12:48 pm

Cyber Bishop wrote:
sithlord9849 wrote:Also, in case you want to know who this scalper is, he's an Asian "little person".


Does he have a cane or is handicapped?
There is this guy that walks with a cane that hits the TRU's every time they get a truck, he nabs things and if he cannot sell them he brings them back.


I don't think he was handicapped; he didn't use a cane when I was there. That's smart, but messed up, to return the stuff he can't sell. If you're going to scalp you should accept your losses when they happen.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby Cyber Bishop » Sun Jun 01, 2014 1:25 pm

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This one person we have observed has done this with Star Wars black 6" figures.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby sithlord9849 » Sun Jun 01, 2014 2:30 pm

Cyber Bishop wrote:This one person we have observed has done this with Star Wars black 6" figures.



I'm glad I got Boba Fett when he first came out. Come to think of it, I haven't seen him in any store in Metairie since.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby sithlord9849 » Mon Jun 02, 2014 12:16 pm

Picked up the AOE Grimlock evolution 2-pack at TRU on vets yesterday. They had about 4-5 left.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby carytheone » Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:46 pm

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Found Generations Swerve and Cosmos at the Wal-Mart in Denham Springs this evening. There are 3 of each left.


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Swerve and Cosmos



Also, I thought this thread had gone dead. I stopped receiving email updates.
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby Cyber Bishop » Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:33 pm

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At last, they are finally edging their way closer to NOLA.. Too bad I already have them... Oh wait, I thought that Prime guy swore up and down that they were cancelled???
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby carytheone » Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:32 pm

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Guess not, I've been hunting them for weeks. I was shocked to see so many just hanging on the shelves. With all the TF4 stuff clogging up the shelves, I was starting to give up.

I had to setup Swerve next to Skids, but now I have an overwhelming urge to complete the Lost Light :(
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Re: Louisiana Transformers sightings

Postby Cyber Bishop » Fri Jun 06, 2014 6:39 am

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Tailgate is great for display but as far as playability and decent posability he is not so good.
Keep your eye our for Skrapnel as he is one of the best figs in this line.
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