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Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Sun May 05, 2013 11:33 am

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We have a new discount store find for those still needing Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise deluxe figures or for those still looking to troop build. These figures were found at a Big Lots in Bakersfield, CA. The figures were priced at $8.00 and include:

  • Wheeljack
  • Deadend
  • Hot Shot
  • Vehicon
  • Airachnid
  • Ratchet
  • Knockout

Let other collectors know if you find these in your area in our Toy Sightings Forum or Toy Sightings Product Section.

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Re: Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Figures Found at Big Lots

Postby Superwheeljack » Sun May 05, 2013 11:44 am

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Big lots?
The last time I was there was when they had some beast wars toys, and it was 2006
8.00? Sucks they have the figures most of us collecters have
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Re: Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Figures Found at Big Lots

Postby CR71Autobot » Sun May 05, 2013 11:51 am

Vehicon?
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Re: Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Figures Found at Big Lots

Postby KirbyForce1 » Sun May 05, 2013 12:00 pm

In the UK, we have a store called Home Bargains where they are selling these for £6.99 each. Anyone think it's worth buying some Vehicons?
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Re: Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Figures Found at Big Lots

Postby RAcast » Sun May 05, 2013 12:05 pm

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Re: Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Figures Found at Big Lots

Postby Bumblevivisector » Sun May 05, 2013 12:32 pm

Ah, the same case assortment that made it into Aldis just before Christmas! I got 4 Vehicons, but missed Dead End, and could use another Airachnid or 2 for futile attempts at kitbashing, so I gots to start canvassing Big Lots in addition to T.J.Marshaxx!

Man, Big Lots used to sell all these awesome, innovative KOs, including the Braves Max team in more appealing colors, and all those Space Warrior Beast Wars guys, including perhaps the first 3rd Party toy: a Beast Machines Primal more show-accurate than any of his 3 official toys (though the presence of spinal-swords technically still made the package a KO). Then those enlarged Legends of Cybertron figures, sometimes turned into gestalt limbs thanks to enlarged Sixbuilder (or Sixwing?) torsos and heads, prompted one of Hasbro's few crackdowns. Since then, a trade agreement (I'm guessing) only allows Big Lots to sell the lowest-quality KOs in exchange for selling Hasbro's tiniest official products: leftover Beast-Planet scouts and Legends, usually making the Robot Heroes the most desirable products on the shelf (Though legends Optimus and Starscream with extra weapons showed up there too). I always thought that was a shame, since the Cybertron Starscream was enlarged to be in scale with the War Within Titaniums, a perfect troop-builder. I shoulda' salvaged them from the dumpster...

But if they're gonna' stock official deluxes at THAT price? Okay, all's forgiven! water under the bridge. Now I've actually got a reason to go back in!
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Re: Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Figures Found at Big Lots

Postby rayirons » Sun May 05, 2013 1:21 pm

I just checked the Big Lots in Dover, DE. They don't have any Vehicons, but everything else from the OP is there, as well as a single Arcee, a handful of Hotshots, and a whole slew of Kups.
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Re: Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Figures Found at Big Lots

Postby joevill » Sun May 05, 2013 1:30 pm

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Man! I need to head over to my local Big Lots asap!
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Re: Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Figures Found at Big Lots

Postby Doubledealer93 » Sun May 05, 2013 1:42 pm

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Transformers Available At Five Below Stores

Postby Autobot032 » Sun May 05, 2013 2:16 pm

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Seibertron, the man himself sighted Deluxes and Cyberverse at his local Five Below store and had this to share:

Seibertron wrote:
Discount Chain Five Below has a bunch of the lower priced Transformers currently. Good time to pick up Cyberverse figures if people want them for $3 a piece.

Cyberverse and bot shots $3

Rest are $5

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I, too, can personally verify that this Transformers push at Five Below is nationwide. As I've seen two of them carry both DOTM and Cyberverse. Some stores even carry left over RPMs in both single and 2-Packs.

Let other collectors know if you find these in your area in our Toy Sightings Forum or Toy Sightings Product Section.

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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby craggy » Sun May 05, 2013 2:43 pm

Home Bargains in the UK also had Voyager Ultra Magnus. None of his wave-mates though, at least not at my local store. £11 or £12 ish.
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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby Doubledealer93 » Sun May 05, 2013 2:48 pm

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did they start having TFPrime deluxes? if not then this is really old news.
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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby KirbyForce1 » Sun May 05, 2013 2:48 pm

craggy, I have seen Thundertron in my Home Bargains in Llandudno, plus the AMERICAN version of DOTM Leader Sentinel Prime for £22.99.
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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby Bumblevivisector » Sun May 05, 2013 2:59 pm

Doubledealer93 wrote:did they start having TFPrime deluxes? if not then this is really old news.
Agreed. Detroit-area 5-belows have had those DOTM deluxes and HA basics for at least 3 months now. Also Bot-Shots, not surprising given the price point, often in big buckets just as you walk in.

So far all the Cyberverse I've seen there are the case with Flamewar and orange Knock-Out.

EDIT: Just noticed those Legends Gold-bugglebees in the pic, which I haven't seen in 5-Belows around me yet, so that's newsworthy, AFAIK.

My main reasons for setting foot in that chain will continue to be Thundercats and Generator Rex figures...and maybe the occasional Blythe with show-accurate hair color.
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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby devlingrey » Sun May 05, 2013 3:06 pm

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Just saw the same assortment at a Five Below in Virginia Beach, Virginia over this weekend and last week in Fairfax (Chantilly) Virginia.

They actually had a ton of them (DOTM deluxes, PRID Cyberverse, and $3 bot shot singles and $5 Bot shot with launcher).

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Postby Manterax Prime » Sun May 05, 2013 3:21 pm

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This old news for me as I found this out last year.
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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby craggy » Sun May 05, 2013 3:56 pm

KirbyForce1 wrote:craggy, I have seen Thundertron in my Home Bargains in Llandudno, plus the AMERICAN version of DOTM Leader Sentinel Prime for £22.99.

I'd forgot who it was that came with Magnus. I already have Thundertron, pre-ordered him. Wasn't missing out on that guy. Was hoping for some Skyquake action.
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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby KirbyForce1 » Sun May 05, 2013 4:27 pm

Toys R Us has Skyquake in the UK. Go onto the site and you'll find him there, as well as Masterpiece Optimus.
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Re: Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Figures Found at Big Lots

Postby Henry921 » Sun May 05, 2013 5:48 pm

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I already have seven of these bastards and finally have an excuse to get more! Make it a nice round ten.
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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby Noideaforaname » Sun May 05, 2013 6:28 pm

Those TFs have been at Five Below for ages now. The HAs at least (probably the Bot Shots and Crossovers, too) have been there since before Christmas!

The Target and Five Below I go to (both in the same square) have been clogged with the same Prime Legends for the longest time. Target only seems to now be getting the Beast Hunters Legends in.

Bumblevivisector wrote:EDIT: Just noticed those Legends Gold-bugglebees in the pic, which I haven't seen in 5-Belows around me yet, so that's newsworthy, AFAIK.

And those have been there for... a very long time now. Uh, two years maybe? Five Below got all the RtS Legends a few Christmastimes ago; Bumblebee for some reason has never left.
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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby craggy » Sun May 05, 2013 7:33 pm

KirbyForce1 wrote:Toys R Us has Skyquake in the UK. Go onto the site and you'll find him there, as well as Masterpiece Optimus.

aye, at full price though!
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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby Bumblevivisector » Sun May 05, 2013 8:28 pm

Noideaforaname wrote:
Bumblevivisector wrote:EDIT: Just noticed those Legends Gold-bugglebees in the pic, which I haven't seen in 5-Belows around me yet, so that's newsworthy, AFAIK.

And those have been there for... a very long time now. Uh, two years maybe? Five Below got all the RtS Legends a few Christmastimes ago; Bumblebee for some reason has never left.

AHA, so that explains why the 5-belows near me don't have them: all 3 opened less than a year ago! Should have guessed, considering almost-Goldbug's been at Marshall's for over 2 years.

So while deluxe prices skyrocket in big box stores, they're simultaneously shoved down to $8 or $5 across the street; risky strategy. The consistency of the case assortment is interesting, especially that it's the one wave from the middle of PRID. Any word on Tuesday Morning? The otherwise 5 Below exclusive wave of Thundercats showed up there at the same time, but I haven't seen any new TF stuff there since the DOTM deluxes last year, possibly the same case 5 Below's getting now (Roadbuster, maybe Topspin, my memory's not photographic here).
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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby Mindmaster » Sun May 05, 2013 9:01 pm

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All I have from the Prime line is Voyagers Optimus and Megatron, and Deluxes Knock Out, Soundwave, and FE Starscream (MISB, hopefully will be worth something down the road). Kinda stopped after Knock Out because of how small he was for $16.

I do not mind picking up some Autobots if they're that cheap. Wheeljack, Ratchet, and maybe Arcee please! :grin:
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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby D-340 » Mon May 06, 2013 12:33 pm

The Big Lots part of this interests me, seeing I never found TFP Dlx. Dead End and Airachnid. The Five Below part, not so much. All that stuff in the Five Below pic is stuff that is STILL warming pegs at my local TRU. Stuff they refuse to discount, which is hilarious to me. Two years out after DOTM, and they're still trying to get a full $16 out of a Nitro Bumblebee. :lol:
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Re: Transformers toys found at various Discount Chains

Postby Optopoptolopticus » Mon May 06, 2013 12:46 pm

I just drove around my area in East TN, Johnson City/Kingsport/Bristol. Every store had the same selection:

Arcee
Sergeant Kup
Hot Shot
Airachnid
Dead End
Stealth Bumblebee



They didn't have:
Ratchet
Knock Out
Wheeljack
Vehicon

I wanted to get 2 Vehicons. I don't have any yet. I only have 2 Jet Vehicons. So I'm pretty bummed. :BANG_HEAD: If anybody would be nice enough to hook me up with 2 Vehicons I'd really appreciate it.
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