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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

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

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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

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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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Nice!
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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

Motto: ""I'd be the President of the procrastinator's club if I ever got around to submitting my application.""
Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
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

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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.""
Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
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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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:13 am

Iron Prime wrote:The add for the Aldi stores shows TF Deluxes for 9.99.

And I believe they are the only one around here I see who is carrying Dead End and Arachnid.

Thanks a lot Iron Prime. You just save me nearly $8 out of this.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:20 am

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paul053 wrote:And I believe they are the only one around here I see who is carrying Dead End and Arachnid.

Thanks a lot Iron Prime. You just save me nearly $8 out of this.

:ic$: :ic$:

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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Tue Oct 30, 2012 1:51 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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VOYAGER SIGHTING!!!

At the Target in Brooklyn Park are both Ultra Magnus and Tigertron or whatever the pirate lion is...Thundertron?

I left them both as I have them coming from BBTS. Cheers!
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Tue Oct 30, 2012 1:52 pm

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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:01 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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I can't be sure if I am actually excited about the toys, or to find something other than Bumblebee. Plus, it's only like 3 dollars more for UM... :shock:
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:24 am

Agamemnon wrote:I can't be sure if I am actually excited about the toys, or to find something other than Bumblebee. Plus, it's only like 3 dollars more for UM... :shock:

Yes, these days I feel exciting seeing new toys (especially other than BB and OP :-$ ) even though I have no interest in them. But it just feels better seeing something new. :???:

Yeah, really don't like the price hike (well, who likes). The tiny legion/legend class cost more than $5 now. Commander class is close to how much a deluxe class should be and they are even tinier than the scout class. Deluxe class is close to a voyager class and the size is getting smaller. Aldi's price is not cheap, it is just right.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 10:33 am

Grocery shopping and that means TF sighting. Plymouth Super Target still has one PRiD Kup. Shame on them still pricing him at $17.04. Others totally don't care. Oh! Vehicon worth mentioning but better get him from Aldi, much cheaper and if still available.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:43 am

Plymouth Target has one voyager Ultra Magnus. Deluxe class price finally went down to $11-ish. Kup is still there. Went there this morning to pick up Prime season 2.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:46 am

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Mankato had a couple Kup and a couple Vehicon. No Voyagers though. (this was Saturday)
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Tue Nov 27, 2012 2:35 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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One complete set of FoC Bruticus figures was available at the Brooklyn Park Target when I went to lunch. I left them there as I got mine a while back from BBTS. There was also one each Prime Thundertron and Ultra Magnus. I have those on the way from BBTS too, so I left them, though I'm considering stopping on my way home from work and cancelling my BBTS order. Oh, and prices are still out of whack. $15 for a deluxe Prime or Foc and $20 for a voyager? :HEADHURTS:
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