Alabama Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by Tim Formas, Jul 11, 2003.

  1. jestermon

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    They will pick and choose what stays open kind of like when K-Mart went down there is one here and there still.
     
  2. stratonrye

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    First and foremost, I should probably say See Company Line.
    In addition to that I'll say that I think nobody at our store knows anything for sure about how much our store will be affected directly. However, our manager often says that we are one of the best performing stores in our district and considering how wide an area we serve (like ALL of north Alabama and a surprising amount of southeastern Tennessee) I personally don't think it would be wise to close a store like ours, but what do I know. Lol. We also have the fact that we are a Toys R Us and Babies R Us going for us which helps us maintain a very steady amount of business throughout the year (because, you know, people are having babies like all the time everyday) and that should help us stay off the cut back chopping block.

    As for the Black Series figures, as I've stated before, our store unfortunately has no direct control of what we get sent to stock on the shelves. Missing wave 2 did suck though. I worked Force Friday a couple of weeks ago and I was shocked, Shocked I tell you, to find that we were shipped a single case of Black Series figures that were pretty much sold out that night and we have yet to get sent any more of that first wave as far as I know. It's INSANE to me! Believe me when I tell you that I feel your frustration and that I definitely pace through the aisles with the TFs and Marvel and Star Wars figures multiple times per shift in hopes that I had missed seeing something new on the shelf exactly like how I go to the front pages of TFW2005, Toyark, Fwoosh, and Facebook multiple times per day. It's kind of sad how many times I do it. On a brighter note, we have been getting a lot more stock of our exclusive figures lately for whatever reason though so that's been pretty cool.
     
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  3. transmasterc

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    Well, it get frustrating when I see pictures of other TRU stores that have gotten multitude of wave 2 of the 40th black series and think why can't we get those? Also, someone saying they found 5 Stormtroopers at their TRU. I am starting to think the Huntsville store in not that important to TRU. TRU must love the shit out of California and New York as well as Birmingham.
     
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  4. Blackout32

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    Hey,...those are bigger areas which I've said before. Yes it's sad but Ala just doesn't have bigger area like those states do so of course they get more. You just have to LIVE with the idea and be happy your even able to get these figures and not complain so much about.

     
  5. worldsgreatest

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    I live in the DC area and never saw any Wave 2 40th at our TRUs. So it isn't just you guys.
     
  6. EdHaskel

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    Walmart was the only place I saw Wave 2 40th, in fact I was lucky enough to find a ST and Chewie on clearance for $9.
     
  7. jestermon

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    I saw them at 2 but never the popular ones.
     
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    I saw Wave 2 at several Targets (nowhere else), but only Chewie, a few Jawas and DS Commanders. Never saw Stormtroopers, Tuskens or 3PO. I only saw the wave period 4 or 5 times.
     
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    Found 1 TK Voyager Scorn at the 72 Walmart this morning.If anyone wants him he's yours.
     
  10. WarInTheFloor

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    The Sparkman Wal Mart is Voyager Heaven, they have Scorn, nitro, and at least 3 each of Optimus TR, Megatron TR and for some reason a bunch of Broadsides. This gives me hope of finding Sentinel and Galvatron restocked sometime this season.
     
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    Does anywhere other than the Madison 72 Wal mart have ANY Leaders? Just wondering where to check for Overlords now that he is showing up in the States.
     
  12. mleozappper

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    I saw TR Megatron (2) and Broadside (2) and 1 Wingblade at Wal-Mart Eastwood about an hour ago.
     
  13. stratonrye

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    Hsv TRU has finally put out Sixshot and Black Shadow and Primus.
     
  14. WarInTheFloor

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    ....Broadsides Eurwhere...
    Overlord watch at critical mass.
     
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    HEADS UP!!

    SlugSlinger is at the Decatur Wal Mart, they had two cases worth!
     
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    That's cool I got mine from Amazon,eh.
     
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    OooooooooverLooooooiooord....where arrrrrrrrrre 7ou!
     
  18. Domino

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    Yeah, what he said! Then again, I haven't found Slugslinger in the B'ham area yet either. If anyone has, let me know. It doesn't seem as if it's going to be too difficult to track down, I just get impatient. :cool: 
     
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    Just heard that OverLords are now at the Decatur Wal Mart.
    Supposedly that have a whoel row of them so yall try and saave 1 for me !!!
     
  20. mleozappper

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    There was 1 Misfire, 2 Roadburns, 2 Brawns, 2 Kickbacks and 1 Sharkticon at Wal-Mart 280/Brookhighland as of last night around 8:30pm. No Overlords.
     
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