Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby YRQRM0 » Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:10 pm

Almost none of the Seige figures are showing up on Target's website for me, anyone know how to fix that? I only see Thundercracker, Hound, and Jetfire right now.
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby Ironhide516 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:20 am

I read the headline too quickly at first, I thought it said "Siege Jetfire $10 Retail at Amazon"
About blew my mind for a second 8-}
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:28 pm

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YRQRM0 wrote:Almost none of the Seige figures are showing up on Target's website for me, anyone know how to fix that? I only see Thundercracker, Hound, and Jetfire right now.

i think they just don't have them listed, I can't see them either
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby o.supreme » Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:14 am

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BBTS sale Items this week have been mostly other brands besides Transformers. But here are a few for the long weekend:

https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Search?H ... heme=17151

TR Trypticon $65 (This is advertised as a *weekend sale*, but they have actually had this item at this price for a while, I guess they are hoping to get rid of the last of them??)

CW Onslaught for $15

They also feature the unlicensed Maketoys Computron Quantron for $175 this weekend.
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby william-james88 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:20 am

o.supreme wrote:
They also feature the unlicensed Maketoys Computron Quantron for $175 this weekend.


Lots of places have been trying to get rid of this guy. He's a good example of official product winning over 3p (in terms of popularity).
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby o.supreme » Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:30 am

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I've been tempted in the past, but never have purchased any. Hasbro/TT have been fulfilling most of my wish list these past few years. I just have to keep being patient and hopefully the rest will come. There's only one at this point I'd consider, but again Ill wait for something official
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby o.supreme » Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:12 am

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New Items for Monday:

https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Search?H ... heme=17151

PotP Legends Wave 2 (assortment of 3) for $22
Walmart Reissue Hotrod $20
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:45 pm

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william-james88 wrote:
o.supreme wrote:
They also feature the unlicensed Maketoys Computron Quantron for $175 this weekend.


Lots of places have been trying to get rid of this guy. He's a good example of official product winning over 3p (in terms of popularity).

I've been tempted multiple times, but just can't do it.
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby o.supreme » Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:12 am

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New Today:

https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Product/ ... tails/7164

T30 deluxe wave 11 case of 8 Figures: $72.00

It seems BBTS Really wants to get rid of these toys that are going on 5+ years old. It's a great deal. Thrilling 30 as the name indicates celebrated Transformers 30th Anniversary in Style with many memorable entries...and while this assortment may not be those figures ;) , it's still a pretty good deal coming in at just over $10 per figure even after Tax & Shipping, half of what a current deluxe costs! ...and you get a bonus Chromia & Arcee which you can sell off, even at a minimum, to try to make some of your money back.

While I personally did not get any T30 figures (save Metroplex), it was the line that at least got my attention back towards TF's and the next years Combiner Wars officially brought me back.
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:15 am

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I feel like any who may have wanted any of those particular figures would have already gotten them by this point, with BBTS having simply ordered more stock than was necessary.
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby o.supreme » Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:20 am

Motto: "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes"
The same can probably be said for several of the items they've had go on sale, but hey, it's better than these ending up in a landfill somewhere...maybe... :lol:
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby carytheone » Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:31 am

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o.supreme wrote:The same can probably be said for several of the items they've had go on sale, but hey, it's better than these ending up in a landfill somewhere...maybe... :lol:
Probably...
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby o.supreme » Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:38 am

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carytheone wrote:
o.supreme wrote:The same can probably be said for several of the items they've had go on sale, but hey, it's better than these ending up in a landfill somewhere...maybe... :lol:
Probably...
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Exactly. I know this is way OT, but has anyone ever done any digging, into what happens to unsold Transformers? I mean after they have gone to outlets, been discounted down to almost nothing etc etc... and even then not sold? As popular as these toys are, you know there are some out there that just never sold anywhere...
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby william-james88 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:18 pm

Sabrblade wrote:I feel like any who may have wanted any of those particular figures would have already gotten them by this point, with BBTS having simply ordered more stock than was necessary.


You'd think, but I kept hearing people complaining about Arcee being impossible to get. I guess they never heard of BBTS.
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:26 pm

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william-james88 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:I feel like any who may have wanted any of those particular figures would have already gotten them by this point, with BBTS having simply ordered more stock than was necessary.


You'd think, but I kept hearing people complaining about Arcee being impossible to get. I guess they never heard of BBTS.


A lot of people in the community don't like to shop online.
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby o.supreme » Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:32 pm

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:A lot of people in the community don't like to shop online.




Sorry, couldn't help myself ;) , I agree btw, and maybe in cases like this it might be a nice opportunity to assist fans who don't like to shop online, even if it is a little extra work.
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby o.supreme » Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:12 am

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New For Today:

https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Product/ ... ails/74773

Unlicensed Cross Dimension MTCD-04 God Bomber Divine Shooter for $70

We've seen an example of a 3P item being less popular than the actual Hasbro/TT product, but this is the first I've seen of an actually being less expensive than the genuine article :lol: . Of course it's probably only compatible with their version of Super Ginrai, which I don't see as available, so probably the reason for the sale.
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Ollie's Deals with On Line Exclusive Mighty Mugs, Cyberverse Thundercracker, Allspark Starter Packs

Postby Stargrave » Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:54 am

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Do you live near an Ollie's? Well you need to get out to your local store as soon as possible because according to various Seibertronian sources we have word that some hard to find items have randomly popped up.

First in thanks to Seibertronian xRotorstormx we have news that an Ollie's in Lansing, MI has as of this writing Allspark Tech Starter Packs including Optimus Prime, Shadow Spark Optimus Prime, and Sqweeks! Just when you thought you'd seen the adorable little buddy with a killer right hook in every permutation possible this particular Sqweeks is seeing one of his rare appearances on US shores, at least the first we know of at an Ollie's. Sources say he has been spotted at other discount centers such as Ross but some find Ollie's a tad easier to navigate. You movie-verse completists out there will want to keep your optics peeled for this cool little item.

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Also rolling in like a thunder cloud from this same Ollie's we have a sighting of Transformers Cyberverse Thundercracker! Awful hard to deny how sleek the blue color scheme looks on this new Seeker mold.

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Thundercracker was $4.99 and the starter packs were $9.99

Then in a rather random sighting our own Podimus Prime ScottyP spotted Transformers Mighty Mugs which were previously only available online for only $3.99 each at a Raleigh, NC Ollie's.

Note in the picture below they only have series 1 with the four characters.

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Most Ollie's typically receive the same or similar merchandise around the same time, so these sightings although far apart do indicate there's an interesting flow of Transformers merchandise hitting the brick and mortars.

What have you found? Be sure to let us know in the forum and stay tuned to Seibertron for the ultimate in Transformers news!
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:25 pm

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I gotta find Thundercracker
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby Cheetron » Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:51 pm

I've been to 2 different ones lately. One had Overlord for $20. The other had nothing at all
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Re: Ollie's Deals with On Line Exclusive Mighty Mugs, Cyberverse Thundercracker, Allspark Starter Packs

Postby carytheone » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:56 pm

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Stargrave wrote:Deals at Ollie's
We got the Ollie's flyer in the mail today. Saw something of interest on the first page that hasn't been reported yet. We have 3 new stores in our area, will be going to at least one this week to see what I can find.

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The Mighty Muggs aren't listed and that's the thing I'm hoping to find.
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby o.supreme » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:07 am

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Encore Big Convoy $60 at BBTS One Day Sale

https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Search?H ... heme=17151
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby TF-fan kev777 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:19 am

o.supreme wrote:Encore Big Convoy $60 at BBTS One Day Sale

https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Search?H ... heme=17151


Poor, poor Liege Maximo, down to $1.20. Well, that's what you get for helping Shockwave kill off Alpha Trion I guess.
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby o.supreme » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:34 am

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TF-fan kev777 wrote:
o.supreme wrote:Encore Big Convoy $60 at BBTS One Day Sale

https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Search?H ... heme=17151


Poor, poor Liege Maximo, down to $1.20. Well, that's what you get for helping Shockwave kill off Alpha Trion I guess.


If it makes you feel better, you could spend more and get the :TAKARATOMY: verison for $4.50, which in this case, is literally just the language on the packaging. :lol:
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Re: Steal of a Deal: Sales and Discounts at Online Retail and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Postby Stargrave » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:36 am

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Not really any sales per se but I went to my local K-Mart this morning and dang! All the Prime Masters, all the PotP Legends class including several Roadtraps and Battleslashes.

They also had all the current Studio Series even two Jetfires two Leader Megatrons and even a Voyager SS Megatron.

Cyberverse in all classes including the larger scaled Megatrons and Primes but no Grimlock.

All stuff we’ve seen but I was like whoah K-Marts got more Transformers than my WalMart!
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