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Postby Decepticon Spike » Wed Aug 01, 2007 6:30 am

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jeb865 wrote:I might have to. I was at Wal-Mart again today for some stuff for dinner tonight and they are OUT of movie figures. I mean nothing. All they have is the real gear stuff. They really need to start restocking soon.

Yuo talking about the Wal Mart at Lewis center? The Mrs. Check there the other day, and said that all they had was jack and sh*t, and Jack left town :grin:
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Postby jeb865 » Wed Aug 01, 2007 11:21 am

No, I was at the one on Morse Rd. Either way doesn't sound like any of them have anything right now. Hopefully they'll get their shipments this week like what's been said and we'll all be able to find what we're looking for.
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Postby Decepticon Spike » Thu Aug 02, 2007 6:51 am

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Never been in the one on Morse Road. It's the one across the road from the BMW dealer at Easton, right?

They need to get something soon., with the new waves coming, they will miss out on sales.
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Postby jeb865 » Thu Aug 02, 2007 8:43 am

Decepticon Spike wrote:Never been in the one on Morse Road. It's the one across the road from the BMW dealer at Easton, right?



That's the one. I was up there today for a few things and checked the toys section. Looks like they're getting ready to restock the next wave. They had a lot more space and pegs/tags for movie toys labeled for deluxes, voyager, etc. Much more than what they had a few days ago. Looks promising.

I was also at the Target at Easton. They've moved the toys section around to near the main entrance. The Transformers section there also has a lot more pegs allocated for movie figures than the last time I was there. Shouldn't be long now until they all get new shipments.
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Postby Decepticon Spike » Thu Aug 02, 2007 5:29 pm

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jeb865 wrote:
Decepticon Spike wrote:Never been in the one on Morse Road. It's the one across the road from the BMW dealer at Easton, right?



That's the one. I was up there today for a few things and checked the toys section. Looks like they're getting ready to restock the next wave. They had a lot more space and pegs/tags for movie toys labeled for deluxes, voyager, etc. Much more than what they had a few days ago. Looks promising.

I was also at the Target at Easton. They've moved the toys section around to near the main entrance. The Transformers section there also has a lot more pegs allocated for movie figures than the last time I was there. Shouldn't be long now until they all get new shipments.

I'll have to check it out. I'm goign to Easton this weekend.
If you ever make it to Delaware, the Wal Mart on 23 just restocked. They have Robot Replica Megatron, Barricade, and Bumblebee.
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Postby Phenotype » Fri Aug 10, 2007 7:30 am

The Wal-Mart on Bethel Rd. in Columbus has 1 Voyager Megatron left, I snagged the other one. No Voyager Prime's though.
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Postby Decepticon Spike » Fri Aug 10, 2007 12:34 pm

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Wal-Mart in Lewis Center near columbus has 1 Ultimate movie Bumblebee, and 3 Optimash Primes and that is it :(
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Postby mark5032 » Fri Aug 10, 2007 9:35 pm

:grin: Score! 08 Bumblebee and Arcee deluxes at TRU in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. I picked them up at noon today on my lunch hour. It looked like everything was just stocked. The bad news, there was only one other 08 BB besides the one I bought. They also had voyager megatron and optimus prime.

I stopped at Target right before, and saw the same amount of nothing there that I have for the last 3 weeks at every Target, TRU, and Wal Mart I've been to within a 20+ mile radius (Akron, Canton, Wadsworth, Medina, Macedonia). I even had been going to the Medina Target almost every day for over 3 weeks and seeing only empty shelves.

So Ohio Transformers fans, it looks like the drought is finally ending!
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Postby Autobot032 » Sat Aug 11, 2007 4:22 am

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mark5032 wrote::grin: Score! 08 Bumblebee and Arcee deluxes at TRU in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. I picked them up at noon today on my lunch hour. It looked like everything was just stocked. The bad news, there was only one other 08 BB besides the one I bought. They also had voyager megatron and optimus prime.

I stopped at Target right before, and saw the same amount of nothing there that I have for the last 3 weeks at every Target, TRU, and Wal Mart I've been to within a 20+ mile radius (Akron, Canton, Wadsworth, Medina, Macedonia). I even had been going to the Medina Target almost every day for over 3 weeks and seeing only empty shelves.

So Ohio Transformers fans, it looks like the drought is finally ending!


If you can find that 2nd Bumblebee, or another one, PM me and I'll fully reimburse you for it, or even come pick it up. (I'm just over the OH border in PA.)
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Postby mark5032 » Sat Aug 11, 2007 5:58 am

I have a feeling that 08 BB is already gone by now. I thought about buying it and selling it for cost (plus gas if I delivered it), but it has a thread of paint going across the driver's side window and thought someone might not be happy about that. I used to live out by Garrettsville, and Eastwood mall used to be my shopping area. Have you checked at Kraynak's? It seems like an out of the way place that might have them that most wouldn't think to look at. Also, it might be a good idea to check toys r us as early as you can every day until they appear. It seems like if they are showing up at one, the others probably aren't far behind. Mayfield Heights TRU might have been the first to get them because it is a NICE store.
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Postby Autobot032 » Sat Aug 11, 2007 6:26 am

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mark5032 wrote:I have a feeling that 08 BB is already gone by now. I thought about buying it and selling it for cost (plus gas if I delivered it), but it has a thread of paint going across the driver's side window and thought someone might not be happy about that. I used to live out by Garrettsville, and Eastwood mall used to be my shopping area. Have you checked at Kraynak's? It seems like an out of the way place that might have them that most wouldn't think to look at. Also, it might be a good idea to check toys r us as early as you can every day until they appear. It seems like if they are showing up at one, the others probably aren't far behind. Mayfield Heights TRU might have been the first to get them because it is a NICE store.


Oh that's a shame. I'd have taken it, even with the windshield as is. Hmm.

I actually live about seven miles from Kraynak's. They're sitting on two cases of wave one.

I've checked Boardman, Niles, and Warren. Nada, zip, zilch.
Especially at TRU. They haven't even gotten the Bumblebee case in yet, at either TRU.
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Postby Phenotype » Mon Aug 13, 2007 11:16 am

Apparently Kohl's has been getting new figures in stock. I went to the one on Sawmill Rd. and they didn't have any BB's or Arcee but they did have 1 Dreadwing. I moved on to the Kohl's on Olentangy River Rd. and ta-da! They had the whole case. I bought both BB's and Arcee but left the Dreadwing. If you live in Columbus or the surrounding areas there's two Kohl's on Morse Rd. One across from where Northland mall used to be, and another across from Stoneridge Plaza in Gahanna. Check there, they might have 'em.
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Postby jeb865 » Tue Aug 14, 2007 10:23 am

I was finally able to find the 08 Bumblebee today! It was at the Kohls store in Gahanna. They only had two left. I went ahead and picked them both up. I've seen enough people on here that are looking for them I figured someone would want him. I would rather see him go to someone on this board then for someone to sell on ebay. If anyone in the Columbus area is still looking for him send me a PM.
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Postby buckeye99 » Tue Aug 14, 2007 10:55 am

Kohl's is the way to go, I've been to 4 so far and found the Classic Camaro Bumblebee and got 2 '08 Bumblebees (one for my 4 year old).

Kohl's Sawmill -- Had multiples of the following... Swindle, Brawl, Bonecrusher, Jazz, Arcee.. and one or 2 others that I didn't recognize. Also, some various of the smaller lines, etc.

Kohl's S. Hamilton -- Had multiples of the following... Jazz, Barricade, Bonecrusher, Brawl.. and a few others. Also, some various of the smaller lines, etc.

Kohl's Morse Rd -- Had **ONE** '08 Bumblebee left (last night, as of 8:30 pm). Also, Bonecrusher, Jazz, Barricade, Brawl and one or 2 others that I didn't recognize.
Also, some various of the smaller lines, etc.

Kohl's West Broad -- Had one of each of the following... Swindle, Jazz, Bonecrusher, Brawl. That's it.

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Also, as of 6 PM on Monday (8/13) the Target on Trueman Blvd (in Hilliard) had **ONE** Ultimate Bumblebee. I was going to update the sightings page and tried to add that location (still not listed there though) so I thought I would pass this along.. still had one as of last night.
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Postby Robinson » Tue Aug 14, 2007 3:31 pm

Anything worthy in the cincinatti/covington area? I'm going there next week and hopefully I can find 09 bb because they havent hit the west coast yet.
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Postby Autobot032 » Tue Aug 14, 2007 3:41 pm

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Niles and Boardman Kohls have nothing but Cyber Slammers. And they knew exactly what type of figure (Deluxe Class) that I was looking for.

I'm getting so sick of this sh*t.
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Postby Autobot032 » Tue Aug 14, 2007 10:15 pm

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Autobot032 wrote:Niles and Boardman Kohls have nothing but Cyber Slammers. And they knew exactly what type of figure (Deluxe Class) that I was looking for.

I'm getting so sick of this sh*t.


Normally I wouldn't bump a thread like this, but our fellow collectors need to know.

I called the Niles and Boardman Kohls again, and Niles continued to be a wash, though I do believe they have at least one Bumblebee, considering they have almost 10 cases of Deluxe Figures (79 figures to be exact!) but Boardman does indeed have '08 Bumblebee, Arcee, and Dreadwing.

They aren't on the shelves, they're in the back stockroom.
You need the UPC (Kohls will work, but if you must resort to it, use the one on the package itself.) and when you get a hold of the Children's department, tell them exactly what you're looking for. The new Camaro, not the classic (the woman actually knows what you're talking about too!) and they will hold it for you at Customer Service in the back of the store.
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Postby Sephron1335 » Wed Aug 15, 2007 12:17 pm

NE Ohio has been hit with a restocking of later-wave Cybertron and Classics. I saw the following:

Cybertron:
Soundwave
Quickmix
Galaxy Force Vector Prime
Dark Crumplezone
several deluxe/basics

Classics:
6 Optimus Primes
3 Jetfires
2 Grimlocks
4 Cliffjumpers
2 Ramjets
1 Rodimus
1 Mirage
4 Optimus vs. Megatron packs

Definitely be checking your WalMarts guys...I've seen this mentioned by others on these here boards!!
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Postby Death Broker » Fri Aug 17, 2007 11:25 am

i have found the classics meca jonnys toy in cincinnati

heres why

15 Rodimus

10 Astrotrain

12 BB

5 20th anniv. Prime

11 Mirage

2 cybertron menasor

6 voyager blackout

9 voyager ratc....who cares

tons of alternators to many to list

if your around go check it out!!!!!!!!
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Postby mark5032 » Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:09 pm

A fresh restock of wave 2 voyagers at Kohl's in Medina, OH today. They had 4 08 bumblebees.
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Postby Pontimax 01 » Thu Aug 23, 2007 11:12 pm

I went to two Walmarts and one Meijer tonight. I saw a single voyager Megatron at Walmart, and two Cybertron Leader class Metroplexs. Got myself a Sunstreaker alternator on clearance, but passed up some Ricochets, which I kind of regret.

Meijer had a few Wreckages, nothing else besides all the role play junk.
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Postby MentalDragon » Fri Aug 24, 2007 9:08 pm

Walmart has 2 Ultimate Bumble Bee's left .... Lewis Center (23), ohio...

Walmart on Morse Road has 4 Voyager Megatrons, 2 Voyager Optimus Primes, 2 Voyager Starscreams, 3 Voyager Wreckages left.

Meijer's at lewis center (23) Ohio just unpacked 2 boxes of deluxes... old bumblebees are being put on the shelf as i left.

Guys.. i'm a new collector and because of this, I hit every walmart and target between Columbus ohio and pittsburgh PA. I do this every thurs and friday. i do buy several of everything and if you are wanting something let me know and i will pick it up for you. Just this last trip I picked up many g1 jazz and g1 starscream repaints as well as 2 Leader Brawls. Just PM me. I live in Westerville, ohio.
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Postby Pontimax 01 » Fri Aug 24, 2007 10:06 pm

Big score today. :grin:

Yesterday, nothing. Today, the very first Voyager Primes I've ever seen. Snagged him up at Walmart in Troy, there were 3 left.

And then we stopped by Kohl's for some clothes for the girlfriend, and I checked the toys. Pretty picked through, but found 76 Bumblebee for the first time since the week the movie came out. w00t.

Plus my custom prime sold. w00t, pretty fair day.
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Postby MentalDragon » Sat Aug 25, 2007 10:17 am

Hello everyone... I'm a new TF collector and would like to meet up with local collectors to do some buy/sell/trades. I have extras of almost every single movie figure inlcuding the g1 repaints and the new Leader Brawl.

I am in the columbus/westerville area and go to Pittsburgh PA every week so let me know if you are interested!

I just posted in the Buy/Sell/Trade forums but I would rather deal with local people.

<a href="http://www.seibertron.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=15923&sid=">Here is my thread</a>

Please contact me!~
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Postby MentalDragon » Mon Aug 27, 2007 8:55 am

Target at Polaris has 2 Leader Brawls and 1 Leader Megatron.. 2 Cheetors, 1 Fallen, 1 Optimus Primal, 2 Ultimate Bumblebees.

Walmart on Morse Rd has 2nd wave Deluxes (Dropkick, Longarm, Bonecrusher, Payload, etc. and about 10 Voyager Megatrons, and 2 Leader Brawls.

Walmart on 23 (lewis center) has 5 x Bumblebee vs Barricade Exclusives, 2nd wave Real Gear, 1 Leader Brawl, Many Many 20th Anniversary OP, and Many Many Classics.
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