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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby daoist » Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:00 pm

Rochester, northwest target has the latest deluxe wave. I took 1 Perceptor, left a perceptor, kup, and Topspin. They also have a Leader Sky Shadow. they have a TF end cap to check in addition to the aisle.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby daoist » Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:15 am

North target in Rochester has 2 six shots @40.99, advertising 15% off too.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby daoist » Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:04 pm

north target in Rochester has Blitzwing (2) and Octone (3) in stock now.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Mr Skram » Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:06 pm

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Damn. Rochester gets the good stuff!
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby daoist » Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:23 pm

my kid works near a Walmart and there's a target a few blocks away from there,so I get to check often :)

There also may be fewer TF collectors down here than in the cities, too. I checked targets inventory of voyagers 22 hours ago and found they had gone from 0 to 8. I didn't get out here to check until just now and found 7 on shelves. If it were a collector there's a good chance they would have taken one of each (now that I type this out I reckon a collector might skip Octone due to having one of the 2 OP premolds)
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 2:10 pm

Hello friends, it's been a long, long time.

Quick trip to Minnetonka TRU. Found 1 MP-10 OP!!. It's mine now. No Trypticon. 2 Primus. Still 2 Fortress Maximus. Quite a few other stuffs too including movie leaders and evolution pack. Didn't count them.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:37 pm

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Hey, while I was out and about, I found PotP Deluxes at the Target in Lino Lakes and Blaine on Hwy 65.

Also, about a week ago I picked up the Clone 2 pack at Walgreens in Lino Lakes (Lake and 35W.)

And that reminds me. I don't think I mentioned yet that my family moved. I am no longer on the West Side of the Twin Cities. I'm now north of the Cities, right between the 35s up in Lino Lakes.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:26 am

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I've seen Slug/Slag and Swoop in the wild at Target.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:38 pm

Agamemnon wrote:And that reminds me. I don't think I mentioned yet that my family moved. I am no longer on the West Side of the Twin Cities. I'm now north of the Cities, right between the 35s up in Lino Lakes.

Okay, you are away from me now. That's sad. :(

Kidding. How many boxes did you have for your toys? :lol:

Anyway, few weeks ago I went to Minnetonka Target and use my DPCI finder to force them to open the box for me in the back. So I got Swoop and Beachcomber. They claimed they only have Swoop. Although I don't believe them but still let it go. A week later I went back again, because they opened, they had the first waves on the shelves. Happily got Slag and Dreadwind. Now I'm set for wave one. Waiting for wave 2 to get Snarl, Sludge, and Blackwing.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:34 pm

Weapon: Energo-Sword
How's everyone doing? Anyone looking for something I should keep my eyes out for? Wave 1 is pretty available in the SW Metro area (as is Classic Style Voltron if you want). I'm anxious for Wave 2 to hit MN now that some stuff has been sighted around the US. Need Snarl to sit with the original from my childhood. :-D
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Mr Skram » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:35 pm

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I never saw the final wave of TR stuff. Kinda mad about that still.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:12 am

Motto: ""I'd be the President of the procrastinator's club if I ever got around to submitting my application.""
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Heh, Legendary Voltron (the Netflix version) is clearancing at some of the Targets on the north side...

Lots of Wave 1 PotP. So sign of last wave of TR. Movie stuff on clearance. Lots and lots of Star Wars stuff left on the shelf, even with much of it clearanced. I feel bad for toy makers right now, in particular, related to movies. They seen to not understand how to merchandise. Maybe Lucas needs to come back...
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:10 pm

Agamemnon wrote:Maybe Lucas needs to come back...

Please, no. :lol:

I gave up on finding last wave of TR which I really want Slugslinger. He is pretty much sold out online too. Finally got it from evilBay. :-( Again, a very decent figure and now I can finally form that fictional jet together with Misfire and Triggerhappy. :D

Yes, I hope PotP wave 2 will hit soon. I want those Dinobots.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:54 pm

Weapon: Energo-Sword
My wife found Rippersnapper and Blackwing in the Chaska Target today! Wave 2 is here!
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Agamemnon » Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:19 pm

Motto: ""I'd be the President of the procrastinator's club if I ever got around to submitting my application.""
Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
Found that weird simplified Transformer line Shockwave at Walgreens in Blaine. They are in the wild!

It's a'rite. The transformation leaves a lot to be desired, but it's a decent Shocky stand-in. A little on the pricey side. I cannot believe I bought two from this line...
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:02 pm

Weapon: Energo-Sword
Plymouth Target had Snarl and Rippersnapper. Down to 2 Dinobot for me! Woo!
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Mr Skram » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:04 pm

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Coon Rapids area must have gotten cleaned out early in the week. Only saw a Rippersnapper.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:26 am

St. Louis Park Target (169/7) has both Snarl and Sludge. Now I've completed my Dinobots.

Seems like Ripplesnapper is a shelfwarmer now. Still need Blackwing and Moonracer.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:26 pm

Weapon: Energo-Sword
Knollwood Target had Sludge so I'm all caught up on Dinos and reliving my childhood!

Still in search of Hun-gurrr though....
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Mr Skram » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:46 am

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There's a bunch of different Studio Series figs at Champlin Target. Was tempted to get Blackout.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:29 pm

Same does Plymouth Target. Saw all deluxe, voyager, and leader class Studio Serious figures.

Hun-Gurrr can be found at Walmart. I've seen quite a few of them there.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:56 am

Weapon: Energo-Sword
paul053 wrote:Hun-Gurrr can be found at Walmart. I've seen quite a few of them there.


I'll have to start canvasing! Thanks for the heads up!
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:25 pm

Weapon: Energo-Sword
Is anybody interested in a cybertron defense scattorshot? I need to thin the herd a little....
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby paul053 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:56 am

Hi guys! Not much going on around here. No wave 2 around everywhere. I gave up on searching the last two remaining I want (Blackwing and Moonracer) and bought them from Amazon. Actually cheaper than HTS after shipping.

Plymouth Target has pretty much all the movie studio lines. The leader class Blackout looks really good. If I'm not getting any movie figures now, I would definitely get it.
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Re: Minnesota Transformers sightings

Postby Iron Prime » Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:05 am

Weapon: Energo-Sword
Nothing the SW metro - BUT wave 3 finally hit the US. Maybe I can finally finish Abominus....
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