Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance?

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Friday, April 30th, 2010 3:27PM CDT

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Seibertron.com member dragons has informed us that he has been informed by an Toys 'R' Us employee that the Human Alliance listing in their system has been marked with an "X".

This might mean that the Human Alliance line might be canceled, or more likely be released under a different name.

As this is just a rumor take this with a pinch of salt, we'll keep you updated on this matter.


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Re: Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance? (1069567)
Posted by Cheetron on April 30th, 2010 @ 3:39pm CDT
Hmm... My Walmart has only one open slot for the super crammed TF section and the HA guys, both of them are kind of shoved in sideways in a corner. Doesn't sound like they have a slot there.
Re: Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance? (1069568)
Posted by Autobot032 on April 30th, 2010 @ 3:39pm CDT
It wouldn't surprise me. They don't sell well, there. For one, they charge $5.00 more than the MSRP. Two, they don't even restock with new stuff.

It's no wonder that they'd want to pull 'em, if that's the case.
Re: Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance? (1069612)
Posted by Absolute Zero on April 30th, 2010 @ 6:37pm CDT
I was once told by a Toys R Us employee that the next MP toy released would be Hot Rod, following MP01 Optimus Prime.
Re: Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance? (1069637)
Posted by ang3l3s on April 30th, 2010 @ 7:58pm CDT
grain of salt anyone??
Re: Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance? (1069639)
Posted by Autobot032 on April 30th, 2010 @ 8:02pm CDT
I thought more about this. The guy at TRU might be right. If it's not on the planogram (or whatever they use) for the season (not the year, just the reset), then perhaps they're not carrying them until later in the year.

Some Targets have already clearanced out their stock of MMPR toys. Some don't even carry them right now. And there's a new wave coming for Christmas.
Re: Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance? (1069683)
Posted by God Magnus on April 30th, 2010 @ 9:52pm CDT
I was always under the impression that the "X" just meant that there weren't any more in the warehouse. That's how I usually know when the next Minimates wave is about to hit.
Re: Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance? (1069698)
Posted by omega666 on April 30th, 2010 @ 10:46pm CDT
Does Toys R Us even carry anything?
Re: Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance? (1069735)
Posted by Autobot032 on May 1st, 2010 @ 1:04am CDT
omega666 wrote:Does Toys R Us even carry anything?


Yup.

ROTF:

Keychains, Scout, Deluxe, Voyager, Leader, Human Alliance, Exclusive 2-Packs

Universe:

Voyager, Ultra, Unicron

Animated:

Deluxe, Voyager, Leader

At least, that's the stock at my local TRU in Erie, as of 1.2 months ago.

Oh, and the G1 reissues of the Insecticons and Perceptor.
Re: Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance? (1069740)
Posted by joesaysso on May 1st, 2010 @ 1:41am CDT
Well to be fair, that was a month and a half ago. Try going back and checking these days. The TRU that I frequent most had that same stock about two months ago too. A couple weeks ago, they had nearly none of that. A bunch of ROTF Deluxe peg warmers, 3 Animated figures, and a couple of the universe Darkwind figures (or whatever its name was). That was about it.
Re: Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance? (1069821)
Posted by Mykltron on May 1st, 2010 @ 11:27am CDT
Autobot032 wrote:
omega666 wrote:Does Toys R Us even carry anything?


Yup.

ROTF:

Keychains, Scout, Deluxe, Voyager, Leader, Human Alliance, Exclusive 2-Packs

Universe:

Voyager, Ultra, Unicron

Animated:

Deluxe, Voyager, Leader

At least, that's the stock at my local TRU in Erie, as of 1.2 months ago.

Oh, and the G1 reissues of the Insecticons and Perceptor.


The UK website is out of stock on all leaders, HA, voyagers, delux and scouts whenever I check. Has been for months.
Re: Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance? (1069836)
Posted by Autobot032 on May 1st, 2010 @ 12:12pm CDT
Mykltron wrote:
Autobot032 wrote:
omega666 wrote:Does Toys R Us even carry anything?


Yup.

ROTF:

Keychains, Scout, Deluxe, Voyager, Leader, Human Alliance, Exclusive 2-Packs

Universe:

Voyager, Ultra, Unicron

Animated:

Deluxe, Voyager, Leader

At least, that's the stock at my local TRU in Erie, as of 1.2 months ago.

Oh, and the G1 reissues of the Insecticons and Perceptor.


The UK website is out of stock on all leaders, HA, voyagers, delux and scouts whenever I check. Has been for months.


I'm talking about physical stores.
Re: Rumor: Toys 'R' Us to stop carrying Human Alliance? (1070041)
Posted by Prime Riblet on May 2nd, 2010 @ 8:45am CDT
Autobot032 wrote:
Mykltron wrote:
Autobot032 wrote:
omega666 wrote:Does Toys R Us even carry anything?


Yup.

ROTF:

Keychains, Scout, Deluxe, Voyager, Leader, Human Alliance, Exclusive 2-Packs

Universe:

Voyager, Ultra, Unicron

Animated:

Deluxe, Voyager, Leader

At least, that's the stock at my local TRU in Erie, as of 1.2 months ago.

Oh, and the G1 reissues of the Insecticons and Perceptor.


The UK website is out of stock on all leaders, HA, voyagers, delux and scouts whenever I check. Has been for months.


I'm talking about physical stores.


Yep-they have stock here in Rochester, MN. They just don't have anything I need anymore.

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