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New York Transformers sightings

Postby GetterDragun » Fri Jul 20, 2007 1:32 pm

Please post your sighitngs for New York here. Please post the town and store you found it in so that we kno if it is within our general area. For example, if you found something at Target in Buffalo, state you are in Buffalo, so we don't think you mean the Target in the Bronx.
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Postby Tigertrack » Tue Jul 24, 2007 7:48 pm

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GD where is the state of New York at? No findings there at all? What a boring place... :P Nobody wants to play, or be helpful...wait, did I say that? I'm kidding.

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Postby GetterDragun » Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:15 am

Ok! I went shopping.

Wal-Mart in White Plains was all but empty except for BoneCrusher and Swindle, they did have the Movie Action Figure non transforming things (forgot the name of them). TRU in White Plains had the 2nd wave of Robot Masters, plenty of the Blackout/Skorponok 2-packs, and the non Transformeing action figures.
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Postby GetterDragun » Wed Aug 01, 2007 10:23 pm

Two Alt Rodimuses (yes Comicon ones) left at Toy Tokyo in NYC for $49 bucks.
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Postby GetterDragun » Wed Aug 15, 2007 2:10 pm

TRU in White Plains had all the new Deluxes (BB, Arcee, FB Jazz, Dreadwing, Dropkick, and Payload.

Target in White Plains had 1 Ultimate BB, but I bought it.
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Postby blkbitcloud1 » Sat Aug 18, 2007 3:19 pm

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GetterDragun wrote:TRU in White Plains had all the new Deluxes (BB, Arcee, FB Jazz, Dreadwing, Dropkick, and Payload.

Target in White Plains had 1 Ultimate BB, but I bought it.



If your back there any time soon can you get me a Dropkick. Im in upstate NY Monroe. I'll pay or trade you something. All my walmarts just have all the old stuff and nothing new. Only the Classic's(that just was restock this past friday) and Cybertron stuff. So if you can P.M. me and lets talk!

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Postby blkbitcloud1 » Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:48 pm

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Walmart in Upstate Monroe Ny (Exit 16 off I-87) Has Voyager Rescue Ratchet, Thundercracker. Kohls is having a early bird sale on everything in store so TF toy might be on sale. Targets in Nanute (exit 14 B off I-87 RT 59 E) had Leader Brawl but I bought the last one but will be more tomorrow.

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Postby blkbitcloud1 » Sat Aug 25, 2007 2:45 pm

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Targets Newburge NY RT 17k has G1 Repaint Jazz and G1 Repaint Starscream. Got them this afternoon. Fresh Case in backroom. Ask Whiney at Customer Service with DCPI numbers.

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Postby IceWilly » Sun Aug 26, 2007 10:20 pm

oh man

GETTER IS IN WHITE PLAINS

meeeee too. :) now a more hardcore collector can give me a few heads ups. (heh i'll return the favor whenever I can, but work/life keep my toy hunting to a minimum for the most part :( )

<3 <3

Need an 08 bumblee, deluxe jazz and lux barricade. probably it for a while :(

P.S. I will be pm'ing you in the near future, i really can't believe that someone is from westchester much less white plains where i actually live. (just off main st near broadway btw :))
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Postby GetterDragun » Mon Aug 27, 2007 3:47 pm

Ha, you've probably shopped next to me!

I did find G1 Jazz and G1 Starscream exclusives at the Target in White Plains.
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Postby IceWilly » Wed Aug 29, 2007 7:52 pm

omg, when i called them all 3 days ago and they only had G1 SS, i reaaaaaally want G1 jazz and 09 BB

checked TRU and the targets in stamford and they had even less G1 repaints
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Postby blkbitcloud1 » Sat Sep 01, 2007 9:19 pm

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Targets in Newburge NY has a bunch of G1 repaint Jazz and G1 repaint Starscream. Also in Newburge, Kohls has Dropkick.


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Postby LigerJohn » Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:40 pm

Anyone here ever hunt in NYC?
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Postby STARSCRAPER » Sun Sep 02, 2007 12:49 am

Chicagoan posting for New York, just for the weekend, haha.

I'm not too familiar with the toy shops here, but the TRU in times square has a whole lot of stuff, including a bunch (10+) of Cybertron Primus', and I didn't get a chance to check if there was a Unicron Head. There were also a bunch of Classics Jetfires, and the Optimus Prime/Megs two pack.

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Postby LigerJohn » Wed Sep 05, 2007 8:56 am

The Target on queens blvd had 6 G1 Jazzes. 3 titainum fallen and 1 cheetor. They also had nightbeat and meantime.
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Postby IceWilly » Wed Sep 05, 2007 8:06 pm

the second anyone sees a restock of movie toys (especially deluxes) in our area we need to put the word out asap. I imagine the same will be done all over the place, but come here with store specifics asap!
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Postby LigerJohn » Fri Sep 07, 2007 11:52 am

This is for queens and manhattan.

I had a huge toy run today with a couple of surprises. At A walgreens They had bootleg Transformers combiners. (aerialbots, combaticons, constructacons and protectobots). They were 5.99 each 3 for 11.99.

Then at Target I picked up the Generation 1 repaint. They also had She-hulk on the pegs and had some of the star wars series 3 comic packs (mara jade+luke skywalker, vader and leia and dark woman and asherad herett?).

Then I went to northern blvd and walked into the rite aid next to the school and they had the Sigma 6 shipwreck with his monkey $13.99 I think. I stepped into National Wholesale liquidators and I was very surprise at what I saw...DC Direct figures! at 5.99 a pop! They had Identity crisis series 1+2, crisis on infinite earths series 3, superman/batman (the corruption of supergirl) and DC Direct re-activated series 1. I was so tempted to pick some of them up even though most had ugly. For transfans they had the bootleg Victory Leo and Saber(4.99).

Went to TRU next door and I saw a new scalper scoop up all the new figs. He had like 4 boba fetts from what I could tell. They also had 1 Y-wing and some 12inch Cyborg supermen. The superhero shodown 2 packs are like 2 dollars and change.

I went to TRU Times square and I was surprised to see Galaxy Force Optimus prime on the first floor! And when I went to pay for it it was 19.99! I picked up metroplex and Optimus and headed home.

I went home happy. I just hope that I can get Primus for cheap.
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Postby IceWilly » Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:56 pm

2 things....

1) Can you post pics of the bootlegs you got at walgreens? I'm sure if one place had them others probably will.

and 2) Getter: If you see any Primus's around town in your shopping let me know. I'm debating picking him up... but still on the fence.

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Postby LigerJohn » Sun Sep 16, 2007 11:44 pm

not my auction, but here are some pics.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0145130068

Theese bootlegs are of inferior quality

As for Primus he's still 50.00, I'm hoping that for christmas there is a TF sale.
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Postby IceWilly » Wed Sep 26, 2007 2:06 pm

was JUST at walmart white plains, had a huge restock of movie deluxes

swindles, 08 Bumblebees (5-8), few arcees, bonecrusher, rescue ratchet, voyager prime and megs etc.

no g1 redeco's no barricades, but lots of other stuff.

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Postby GetterDragun » Wed Sep 26, 2007 4:56 pm

IceWilly wrote:was JUST at walmart white plains, had a huge restock of movie deluxes

swindles, 08 Bumblebees (5-8), few arcees, bonecrusher, rescue ratchet, voyager prime and megs etc.

no g1 redeco's no barricades, but lots of other stuff.

see:

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Thanks for the hint, but someone bought all the BBs and Dropkicks. That person was silly because he deluxes were $11.27 there and those figures no longer are worth what they used to be on e-bay.

Plus down the street at WalMart they had twice that amount for a lower price!

I got Dropkick, Thundercracker, Rescue Ratchet, and the Robot Replicas of Optimus Prime, Jazz, and Frenzy.
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Postby LigerJohn » Sat Sep 29, 2007 12:45 pm

I picked up Dropkick at the Target on queens Blvd. At first the transformation seemed complicated, but I got it down pat now.

TRU times square had the new Legendary Comic Book Superheroes

TRU on northern Blvd had some old figs 74 bee, barricade, bonecrusher and swindle.
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Postby GetterDragun » Sat Sep 29, 2007 12:56 pm

LigerJohn wrote:I picked up Dropkick at the Target on queens Blvd. At first the transformation seemed complicated, but I got it down pat now.

TRU times square had the new Legendary Comic Book Superheroes

TRU on northern Blvd had some old figs 74 bee, barricade, bonecrusher and swindle.


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Postby GetterDragun » Sat Sep 29, 2007 9:07 pm

They had the SW Death Star Transformer at the TRU in White Plains, I got the last one. Still, it's cheaper with frree shipping from Hasbro Toy Shop.
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Postby LigerJohn » Fri Oct 05, 2007 11:00 am

Target at queens place had recon barricade a bunch of 08 bumblebee's and the new GI Joes. Firefly, Shipwreck, Zartan, Stalker, a cobra officer and a red ninja. No Beachhead or Lady Jaye. They had Titanium Scourge, optimal optimus and Megatron for 11.48 and Those Beamers (optimus and Bee) for 10.48 They have some on the end caps across from the Bikes.

The new DC superheroes wave is out in TRU times square. Picked up catwoman and clayface. The pegs still had Joker, Bruce to batman, nightwing and Black and Grey Batman which I thought was Dark Knight returns batman.

The bruce, nightwing and Joker suck. They are old molds that have no knee or elbow articulation. I would pick up the Joker only for the cool mask.

LCBH they had the superpatriot variant, judge death variant, savage dragon variant and ann o brien variant. Also ripclaw and star.
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