Animated toys gone?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by dark69, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. dark69

    dark69 BlackArachnia Terrorize!

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    i was at wal-mart tonight and all the Animated toys are gone D-class V-class gone all the movie crap is there but no animated.....don't know if this is a good thing *they sold out* or bad thing *they sent them back*

    is my wal-mart the only one like this??
     
  2. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    A couple of mine are like that, but it's more of a space issue. Keep in mind they have Animated and Universe lines, and most are stuck with the last wave or two of the movie figures. Until those are clearanced out and gone, you won't see Animated or Universe covering those pegs.
     
  3. dark69

    dark69 BlackArachnia Terrorize!

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    i don't think its a space issue the pegs are there they just don't have anything on them
     
  4. bhaalistik

    bhaalistik Shockwave's Love-child

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    Didn't notice any TFA missing...nothing NEW, just the usual deluxes, voyagers, etc...

    Maybe that will change by tomorrow when I run errands
     
  5. Shark Jumper

    Shark Jumper さあ、お前の罪を数えろ

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    One of my Walmarts has movie and Universe Robot Heroes and that's it...
     
  6. mirarage

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    My wal-mart just finished fall reset.
    We're now waiting on stock.
    Animated currently remains as it's been for 2 weeks,
    a single lone ratchet.
    Unfortunatly, movie toys aren't going anywhere.
    The reset includes space for them as well as animated & universe.
    At this rate, movie1 figures will still be on shelves when movie2 figs show up next year.
     
  7. Aquarius

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    The same thing seems to be happening at the Walmarts around here. The pegs are there(though there's not many for the Animated toys), but no toys.

    Toys R Us and Target seem to have plenty though.
     
  8. TheMonarch

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    Both of the Walmarts that I frequent have endcaps for Animated. One by the "Littlest Pet Shop" stuff of all things and the other behind the regular TF aisle.
     
  9. Johnator

    Johnator 'Til All Are Gone!

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    Our Walmarts are clogged with Animated toys. They don't really seem to be selling very much around here. It is also clogged with movie jungle attack bonecrusher or whatever he is. It reminds me of the He-Man days actually.
     
  10. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    I had a similar encounter yesterday, except in this case it wasn't Animated that disappeared from the Wal-Mart, it was Universe. Last Friday they had a huge endcap full of movie deluxes, FABs, SWTFs, and a lot of Prowl and Sunstreaker. Went back yesterday in hopes of finding Octane and the endcap was gone - replaced by some of those ugly huge eyed stuffed animals. The movie and SWTF stuff had been stuffed onto other pegs and some loose shelf space, but no sign of the Classics. :( 

    For Animated they still had the multiple pegs full of BA and Ratchet, but the two-pack and Leader Bulkhead were gone. This Wal-Mart has never had TFA Voyagers in stock.
     
  11. Grimlock_13

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    Exact same thing here.
     
  12. 138 Scourge

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    Out here, we got the usual. Ratchet and Blackarachnia. Though, finally, Leaders, Activators, and eh...Bumpers finally have shown up.

    The stores 'round here can't get rid of the movie toys, either. JungleCrusher, Payload, and Premium Jazz, especially.
     
  13. jazz4ever

    jazz4ever I'm turned on by numbers

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    the wal-mart next to me has animated figures but all they have is lots and lots of ratchet and blackarachnia figures
     
  14. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    My local Walmart doesn't have much of anything, movie, Animated, Universe, or otherwise. Hell, last time I was there I found an ottoman across from the TFs. They don't seem to have any stock to put out, nor do they have any on the way.
     
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    The Wal-Mart near me has an army of movie Payloads for months now. Target is filled with Deep Space SS and Anmiated wave 1&3 voyagers. TRU got Animated wave 1 deluxes and voyagers fully stocked.

    Overall plenty new stuff.
     
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    mine are stock full of wave one and two still. and we finally got the activators
     
  17. bhaalistik

    bhaalistik Shockwave's Love-child

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    Just got back from making my rounds and ya, compared to other stores, WM is a little bare on the TFA.

    ...but I did score a MM Joker, Doc Samson and King Hulk :thumb 
     
  18. Jacer

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    i saw my walmart stocking more move toys. how long will it last? the movie toys have been out for way more than a year
     
  19. Valkysas

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    It'll last until their warehouse doesnt have any left.
     
  20. doomtron

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    that is quite disturbing
     

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