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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:36 pm

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paul053 wrote:Kmart? Sigh. Why Kmart. There is no Kmart in 20 miles around me.

Is the one near Northtown closed too? I know the one in New Hope finally bucked the kicket. The only other one that I can think of off the top of my head is in White Bear Lake.

Don't know. I haven't been there for toy hunting for very, very long. According to google map, there is another one in Anoka. But I never have interest going there.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Tue Sep 11, 2012 6:32 pm

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paul053 wrote:
Agamemnon wrote:
paul053 wrote:Kmart? Sigh. Why Kmart. There is no Kmart in 20 miles around me.

Is the one near Northtown closed too? I know the one in New Hope finally bucked the kicket. The only other one that I can think of off the top of my head is in White Bear Lake.

Don't know. I haven't been there for toy hunting for very, very long. According to google map, there is another one in Anoka. But I never have interest going there.

No one does... *ba-dump-bump....clang*

Actually, Anoka's pretty cool. They have one of the best Ice Cream shops ever. And in the summer they have (or at least used to have) classic cars that cruise up and down main street on Saturday evenings. It's been a blast car watching a few years ago.

So...next summer, if you want to try hunting at that Kmart on a Saturday evening...
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:47 am

Agamemnon wrote:So...next summer, if you want to try hunting at that Kmart on a Saturday evening...

:lol:
Yeah, I've been there. It's a cool little town and we like it. But this! For toy hunting............... :-? :-?
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:18 pm

Feeling tired and think I need some fresh air...................

Maple Grove Marshalls has 4 packs of the Ultimate Battle set (the classics deluxe class Optimus Prime and Megatron). They also have 2 Generations Sky Shadow and few Generation Wheeljack. Then some random DOTM leftovers.

Brooklyn Park TJ Maxx has much more DOTM leftovers including a leader class Ironhide.

Brooklyn Park Target has one FoC Shockwave, couple Jazz, and many Primes. Oh, if you missed out PRID BB, they have at least 10 of him over there. :HEADHURTS:

Think I have enough fresh air.................
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:59 am

At Plymouth Target while getting the Avengers DVD, also found and got Prime voyager Dreadwing. Only one though. If you are still looking for FoC Shockwave, they have two.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:59 am

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FoC OP, Jazz, and Shockwave are reasonably easy to find in the SW metro if anyone is still looking.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:16 pm

Motto: ""I'd be the President of the procrastinator's club if I ever got around to submitting my application.""
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Thanks, guys. Didn't see Dreadwing anywhere, but was at about 8 Targets and one Walmart yesterday looking for Avengers 3D. (Biggest movie of the year and no Target is carrying enough 3D sets. Grrr. :evil: ) Pretty much each one has the old stand buys: BB everywhere, the first wave of FoC, the usual Powerizer Voyagers and the same Cyberverse as usual, though I did see a couple of the Arcee repaints. Looks like I'm going online for everything I want these days, though I might keep a lookout for Dreadwing...
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:39 am

Agamemnon wrote:Didn't see Dreadwing anywhere

I consider my self lucky.

Agamemnon wrote:(Biggest movie of the year and no Target is carrying enough 3D sets. Grrr. :evil: )

Again, I consider my self lucky. I was there about 9:00 in the morning, they only have two the ultimate copies (3D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digial copy + Target only special features) with only $19.99, same price with the regular version. I grabbed one and then almost right away another guy came and grabbed the other one.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby STINGRAY749 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:21 pm

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To anyone with a TRU, has anyone seen any of the tru exclusives?
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:14 am

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I have not. But I haven't been to one recently... :sad:
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:17 am

Motto: ""I'd be the President of the procrastinator's club if I ever got around to submitting my application.""
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I'll see if I can swing by any this week. The one in Maple Grove (converted Babies R Us) has been notoriously lacking in any Transformers. Maybe I'll grab lunch near Northtown this week, and Minnetonka is not far from my house.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:29 am

The Maple Grove TRU/BRU is almost just right besides me, can even just walk there. But now I don't even bother step in with all the stuffs that not interest me (plus I know one of the worker in there and sometimes I try to avoid going there too often). Think I may can stop there today (and say hi.........).
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:37 pm

Okay, the Maple Grove TRU/BRU literally has nothing new except four MP Thundercraker (on the back isle). Otherwise, pretty pathetic. Also paid Brooklyn Park Walmart a trip in hope of finding a Prime Kup. They are even more pathetic.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:53 pm

Weapon: Energo-Sword
Wal-Marts and Targets near my took a major price jump: $15 and $17 for deluxes. Looks like I won't be getting much for the foreseeable fututre except for my absolute faves... :shock:
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:42 pm

Motto: ""I'd be the President of the procrastinator's club if I ever got around to submitting my application.""
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Yeah, there was a discussion on the front page about that. The thought is that maybe they are price jumps for the upcoming holiday season so that the stores can claim extreme sales. This might kill my plastic crack habit...
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby prowlalpha » Tue Oct 09, 2012 2:50 pm

I recently picked up two Kreon Blind Packs from the Super Walmart in Superior. I got Sunstorm and Galvatron. I actually like them and for 2.97 a pop, the buyer's remorse is not there.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Tue Oct 09, 2012 2:59 pm

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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 12:43 pm

:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

Maple Grove TRU/BRU surprised me with some new things. I saw the Asian import stuffs, but only the scout and legend classes. They don't even have tag yet nor I can scan the price. Not interest in the scout class but legend Bluestreak looks really, really good to me. But I just couldn't pay for a legend class at $6 if they cost the same like legion class. :-( Besides the 4 MP Thundercraker still there at the back isle, I also saw two Prime entertainment pack.

On top of the TF isle, I saw a huge box of Hasbro TF labeling TRU Import. I believe there will be more in there (such as the deluxe class) but they just don't have space to put them now.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:17 pm

Motto: ""I'd be the President of the procrastinator's club if I ever got around to submitting my application.""
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Was at Bloomington Toys R Us and saw a couple Chinese import scouts. What's up with these? Anyway, there was a spot on the shelf for MP Thundercracker, but none present. Otherwise it was the usual suspects, like PRID Bumblebee a Soundwave, Voyager PRID Prime, Leader Prime Prime, etc. Maybe of real note is that they have Classics/Generations Kup and Wheeljack in case you missed them. And they are $12 instead of almost $20.

It's been pretty quiet on the TF front. Good for the wallet...
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:21 pm

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Agamemnon wrote:It's been pretty quiet on the TF front. Good for the wallet...
Amen.

I was in Rochester and ended up at both Targets and both Walmarts. Nothing of note. The TRU had at least 3 MP TCs and the imported scouts (picked up Motormaster*).

Most of the deluxes were around $15.50 like we've been seeing. :sad: I have seen a the Leadclass (?) Darth Vader/Star Destroyer for around $30 at multiple Targets though. Didn't he used to be $40?

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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:43 am

Plymouth Super Target has 1 Rumble, 1 Kup, 2 Vehicons, and 1 the Bumblebee cyberverse armor whatever thing. These are the rare to me. Otherwise few Knock Out also and all rest I don't care much. Only bought the Kup. Shame on them for raising the price to $17.04. No wonder I couldn't find Rumble/Kup at Walwart since they still have the price at $15.something. But still............................ :-(
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:46 am

Weapon: Energo-Sword
The add for the Aldi stores shows TF Deluxes for 9.99. They have TFP Rachet shown in the flyer. I haven't been to the store yet though.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Sun Oct 28, 2012 1:33 pm

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Iron Prime wrote:The add for the Aldi stores shows TF Deluxes for 9.99. They have TFP Rachet shown in the flyer. I haven't been to the store yet though.

My first reaction is "What the heck is Aldi?" Then after a quick Google search, "What the heck? I drive by one every day on my way to work!" I'm about to drive to the Maple Grove Yard Waste place. I just might have to pop in there and check out the selection.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:42 pm

Weapon: Energo-Sword
Good luck!
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:38 pm

Motto: ""I'd be the President of the procrastinator's club if I ever got around to submitting my application.""
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Okay, indeed Aldi in Crystal has Deluxes for $9.99. Better news is that I saw newer waves, including at least one Arachnid and 2 Vehicons. I got mine from BBTS a few weeks ago, so I left them there. Interesting store...
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