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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

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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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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:58 pm

Probably not a news anymore, but since I haven't been doing toy sighting for a while (well, not interest in anything now also), this is sort of new to me.

Minnetonka TRU has GDO deluxe class and voyager class on top of many legend class. I've seen Swerve, Wheelie, Springer, Cliffjumper, G2 Megatron, and Power Dive. Also saw Prime FE Bulkhead, FE Starscream, FE Arcee, FE Terrorcon Cliffjumper, voyager Ultra Magnus, and voyager Thundertron. No signs of MP Prime but Thundercracker still there.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby EagleBot13 » Mon Dec 24, 2012 2:15 pm

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I found the canadian first edition deluxes at the Maple Grove toys r us. They had starscream and Cliffjumper. I bought Cliff.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Wed Dec 26, 2012 9:48 pm

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I've been seeing Vehicons start to pop up here and there, and found 4/5 of Bruticus at the Target in Austin.

Still on the look out for SW and Grim though...
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:14 pm

Both Maple Grove and Minnetonka TRUs start having FoC data discs (Frenzy/Ratbat and Rumble/Ravage). No Soundwave though. :???: :???: $10.99 for those two tiny figures is quite expensive IMO.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:18 pm

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paul053 wrote:$10.99 for those two tiny figures is quite expensive IMO.

Agreed. But I want them.... :sad:
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:52 pm

Weapon: Energo-Sword
Target in Savage had Ultra Magnus and the Thundertron. TRU in Burnsville had a couple Beast Hunter BB, SW, and one Lazerback.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:11 pm

What a find today!

Maple Grove TRU has one FOC Soundwave. Still don't like it but now I know how big Blaster is. Yea, too big to fit with my universe. :-( Also they have Beast Hunters first wave. One each. Bumblebee looks terrible. With all the spikes, he looks like a porcupine. And with all the heavy things around, his body is only a thin panel. Not good. Soundwave looks okay but his coloring looks like a Playskool toy. Wheeljack is the best in this wave. Only bought Laserback and he will be shipped to UK to cheer a friend.

At Maple Grove Marshall, I found one Cyberverse Skyquake! My son is going to love it. They also have few PRID deluxes (Vehicons, Bees, Wheeljack) at $6.99 (and movie deluxe is $7.99 :???: ). There are also two Thundertron and one Ultra Magnus at $12.99. Very tempting but I still didn't buy them.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:16 pm

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Nice finds! Hopefully they'll start filling the shelves by me again as well...
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:08 pm

You are not the one bought almost all the FOC discs, are you? ;)
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:28 pm

Weapon: Energo-Sword
I wish I was - does that count? :grin:
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby STINGRAY749 » Sat Jan 12, 2013 5:44 pm

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Went to Clouqet Walmart to get some groceries and found foc Deluxe wave 3. Every figure in the wave , except Kickback, were there. I grabbed one of each. Then at the checkout I happened to look at the pop cooler and saw a Kickback sitting right there. So, I left with all five figures from wave 3.

There are one Magnus, Sideswipe, and Starscream still there as of 2:30 pm today.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Sat Jan 12, 2013 5:53 pm

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My wife found FOC Soundwave, Dreadwing, and Beast Hunter Wheeljack today at a TRU in St. Louis Park.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:37 pm

Weapon: Energo-Sword
FoC UM and Screamer at Wal-Mart in Savage/Shakopee (by 169)
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:06 pm

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Plymouth Target has a bunch of Prime Deluxes including Vehicon, Rumble, and Kup. I just cannot justify $17+ for deluxe molds at Target. It almost makes me sick. My wife is getting happier as I might finally kick my plastic crack habit...
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:03 am

Target isn't a good place to go now. TRU is currently better if you can find what you want. And I almost forgot the existence of Walmart....................
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:15 am

Weapon: Energo-Sword
I'm not a fan of Target to begin with, but when they are charging $17+ for deluxes it's even easier to avoid them. Boycott them? Walmart has been serving me quite well recently, with occasional trips to TRU.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby optimusbjorn » Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:13 am

Lot's of unpackaged Armada, Cybertron & other Transformers over at Captain Jack's Comics
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Gorechyld » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:02 pm

TF collector from the Illinois chapter just recently moved up here 3 months ago. Looks like there isn't as many collectors up here in the frozen north. Just thought I'd give you guys a heads up, TRU in Burnsville has Grimlock in stock and the wave containing Ultra Magnus. Along with the current Beast Hunters wave, including voyager Predaking and two FE Bulkheads.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:08 pm

Weapon: Energo-Sword
Welcome to MN! I see you and I will be competing for the stock in the Burnsville TRU.

How many FOC Grimlock? Did you get any? I am really looking forward to obtaining a Grimlock.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Wed Feb 13, 2013 2:29 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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Welcome! There's a few of us around, though I don't hunt as much as I use to with the price increases. (Still $15 for a deluxe, with a voyager just at $20.) We drop a line on sightings from time to time. Are you on the south side of the cities, then, Gorechyld?

Along the line of sightings, the same day my BBTS order of Ravage, Ratbat, and the Rumble/Frenzy data discs came in I found 3 FoC Soundwave and 1 FoC Soundblaster along with a full peg of data discs at the Target in Brooklyn Park. The rest is very picked over, but I didn't see any beast hunter stuff yet. I might pick up the cyberverse commanders like Hun Gurr.
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