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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Tigertrack » Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:58 am

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I also recommend MP Sideswipe. Kind of plain Jane and definitely smaller than you are probably thinking but the Countach alt is fabulous, the transform is surprising, and it is like Doc Bot said, the toy we pretended we had when we were kids. It strikes a great silhouette and is fun. Considering another one for alt mode display.

By the way, iGears Ironhide, Ratchet and Brawn look fantastic when grouped with him. Hard to tell the others are not MPs as well.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Rijie » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:26 am

Motto: "Faith will crumble before the rage of philosophy."
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Received my MP Sideswipe and G2 FOC Bruticus yesterday, still haven't opened them. I'll get to it this weekend.

Still no sign of the standard FOC Combaticons...
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby moneycon » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:53 am

yeah I saw a pic of mp10 along with the igear boys and sideswipe and it looks fan-tastic! I have the weapons specialist and he is beautiful...but once again, I had to make a choice..ratchet or ironhide..couldn't justify spending the money on both...would if I could though! I opened my G2 brute Rij and unfortunately, in combined mode they are very very VERY disappointing. Not a complete surprise based on pics...but somewhat surprising in terms of the cheapness feel they have combined. Individually I am very impressed with 'em though. Just too bad they STILL can't get the combiner standard up.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby God Magnus » Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:40 am

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Grabbed a GDO Hot Spot from Livonia TRU. I left them with one Powerdive and two Megatrons. Still haven't seen the deluxes.

They also had a nice amount of the Prime FE deluxes. At least two of each.

I liberated my MP Prime from layaway today. That only took a half hour of being told to go stand in other places. Seasonal TRU employees are so incredibly helpful!!! :roll:
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby ChZuck » Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:46 pm

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God Magnus wrote:Grabbed a GDO Hot Spot from Livonia TRU. I left them with one Powerdive and two Megatrons. Still haven't seen the deluxes.

They also had a nice amount of the Prime FE deluxes. At least two of each.

I liberated my MP Prime from layaway today. That only took a half hour of being told to go stand in other places. Seasonal TRU employees are so incredibly helpful!!! :roll:


thanks for the heads up magnus! i got there in time to grab the FE vehicon i needed as well as one for anyone else still hunting for one and found the new rescue bots as well for a friend's son i got into them over the last year.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Rijie » Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:42 am

Motto: "Faith will crumble before the rage of philosophy."
Weapon: Ionic Displacer Rifle
Dearborn Target(Ford Rd.) has 1ea. PRID Kup, Rumble, Knockout, and 2 Vehicons, and the latest wave of CV Legion, no new Voyagers or FOC. Pretty sure the price was $15.64ea. Picked up CV Skyquake there, the only 1.

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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby God Magnus » Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:24 pm

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Rijie wrote:Dearborn Target(Ford Rd.) has 1ea. PRID Kup, Rumble, Knockout, and 2 Vehicons....

Same at Wonderland Target earlier this afternoon. Someone had kindly bent the crap out of all the card backs.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Rijie » Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:30 am

Motto: "Faith will crumble before the rage of philosophy."
Weapon: Ionic Displacer Rifle
The DB TRU has a dyad of Generations Voyager Megatrons, same for Deluxes Wheelie, Swerve, Cliffjumper. Also a couple of FE Entertainment Packs, and 1 MP Thundercracker. Sundry other stuff...

So, still no sightings of the FE Voyagers via SE MI?

Hope the 'con was okay yesterday...
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Doc bot » Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:11 pm

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AA Toys r us has around 40 MP Primes available. There are about 15 cases above the aisle and a whole bunch strewn all over the shelves and floor. I guess he's not rare anymore. I saw a 20% off coupon in the Sunday paper which should help.

Happy Thanksgiving all.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby bossman328 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:29 pm

Target in woodhaven has 2 tfprime thundertrons and the deluxes were maked down to $11.99 (remember those days?)

Also...Hasbrotoyshop.com has 20% off and free shipping on orders $50 and over. great way to get the combaticons...if you want 'em.

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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Doc bot » Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:55 am

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Hey fellow Michi-cons.

For those still looking, saw a Rumble at Ann Arbor-Saline Target today. Also saw GDO Megatron, Hot Spot and Powerdive at Ann Arbor Toys R Us. Surprised they weren't claimed yet over the Black Friday weekend. Toys R Us was just full of lost grandparents trying to interpret their grand kids' Christmas lists.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby RodimusConvoy13 » Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:53 pm

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Doc bot wrote:Hey fellow Michi-cons.

For those still looking, saw a Rumble at Ann Arbor-Saline Target today. Also saw GDO Megatron, Hot Spot and Powerdive at Ann Arbor Toys R Us. Surprised they weren't claimed yet over the Black Friday weekend. Toys R Us was just full of lost grandparents trying to interpret their grand kids' Christmas lists.


Thanks for the post! It came in right as I was leaving for lunch, so I was able to run to TRU and grab Hot Spot! They still had a Megatron and they also had PRiD Voyager Ultra Magnus and Thundertron. Looks like they finally got in some new Prime deluxes and voyagers. Only had BB and CJ for deluxes though. They still had a bunch of MP Primes and way too much Dark of the Moon stuff.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Doc bot » Tue Nov 27, 2012 2:06 pm

Motto: "Where did I leave my keys?"
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Glad to be of service. Didn't notice the PRID voyagers since I was having more fun people watching.

Also found a half dozen Junkheaps at west Ann Arbor TJMaxx if anyone's looking to create an army of junkions.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby ChZuck » Wed Nov 28, 2012 1:03 pm

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full case of GDO generations deluxes at the roseville target as of noon today. just in time for the sale!
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby RodimusConvoy13 » Wed Nov 28, 2012 1:14 pm

Motto: "Well, when I see five weirdos dressed in togas, stabbing a man in the middle of the park in full view of a hundred people, I shoot the bastards! That's MY policy!"
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ChZuck wrote:full case of GDO generations deluxes at the roseville target as of noon today. just in time for the sale!


GDO Deluxes at Target? Or do you mean TRU?
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby ChZuck » Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:18 pm

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sorry TRU somehow got autocorrected into target.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Rijie » Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:44 am

Motto: "Faith will crumble before the rage of philosophy."
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Finally procured PRID Magnus@ the Allen Park Target, the only in stock. Thundertron and Starscream remaining, nothing else of note.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Tigertrack » Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:38 pm

Motto: "A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination."
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Rijie wrote:Finally procured PRID Magnus@ the Allen Park Target, the only in stock. Thundertron and Starscream remaining, nothing else of note.


Pretty much what I saw at Inkster TRU yesterday except the Magnus was gone already. Very little worth while but they did have GDO Cliffjumper and Sandstorm.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby ChZuck » Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:59 am

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left a first edition optimus and bulkhead at the roseville TRU as of noon today. just in time for the sale!!

so nice to not have to look for any more transformers until the spring when we get the next waves of FOC.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Rijie » Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:17 am

Motto: "Faith will crumble before the rage of philosophy."
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Dearborn Big Lots(on Ford) has the repackaged Generations Legends(Prime, Scream, Bee, G2 Megatron). The Prime and Starscream come with weapons. $5 each, at least 2 each left. The larger packaging makes them look oversized. :-?

Also got a great deal on artichoke hearts, greek salad, and marinated red peppers. :P
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby moneycon » Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:27 pm

12 oaks tru had 2 first edition primes and 2 bulkheads, left both....as of 10:30 this morning.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby God Magnus » Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:35 pm

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I didn't get a chance to post this earlier, but I saw a GDO Hotspot at Westland TRU and two Thundertrons at Wonderland Walmart about 2-ish this afternoon.
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Mirage22 » Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:48 am

Went to the TRU right by Oakland Mall and found a box above the TF section with the last wave of Prime voyagers, so I snagged an Ultra Magnus and a Thundertron. There was another box up there but I didn't check because it was too far back. I had to get the one I picked out of with a lightsaber! :lol: So there may be more! Also, the "buy one get half off" Prime figure sale made these guys a great deal, especially with TRU's raised prices. Happy hunting, everyone! :D
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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Rijie » Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:22 pm

Motto: "Faith will crumble before the rage of philosophy."
Weapon: Ionic Displacer Rifle
Grabbed the FE Voyagers@DB TRU today, the last of each. They are well stocked. Had the Magnus wave of Prime Voyagers, and the Airachnid wave of Deluxes. Plenty of FE Deluxes, still some GDO Swerves and Cliffjumpers, Sandstorms, and a few Legends.

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Re: Michigan Transformers sightings

Postby Pigbeard » Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:16 am

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Stopped in at Saginaw TRU bright and early Thursday morning and found a large amount of GDO Voyagers (Picked up Hotspot, Megs & Powerdive for myself and there were still many left). They also had a nice selection of Prime Voyagers/Powerizers. I noticed Ultra Magnus and Thundertron. Not sure if this offer is at all TRU's, but all Prime figures were "buy 1 get 1 50% off." So that makes the $25+ for the big guys less painful. Happy hunting!
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