Anybody ever hide stock?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by jtscribe, Jun 17, 2012.

  1. jtscribe

    jtscribe Well-Known Member

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    I swear everytime I see the yellow plague on the shelf I get the urge to stash them in the adult diaper section or something. With modern inventory systems would they restock based on the empty shelf even if the system says they still have units on hand?

    Around here in particular the numbers and locations aren't even changing. So if people are even pulling them off the peg they aren't going anywhere and just putting them back where they got them. . .
     
  2. Haloid1177

    Haloid1177 Hey, That's Pretty Good

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    Since the system automatically orders the stuff based on sales, at least at Target, that won't work.
     
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    No I never hid toys hoping the store would restock with new ones.

    But back during the 90's when Star Wars PotF 2 was in full swing I would always hide figures at various stores and come back later to buy them. :D 
     
  4. Rexidus

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    When I was a child I would occasionally hide a figure or two elsewhere in Toys R Us. Not an honorable thing to do...
     
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    I only hide stuff if I want other collectors to get it or if I'm going to go back to buy it shortly.
     
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    Last year I found Generations Warpath but couldn't buy him yet. Hid him and got him in a week or two. Don't regret it.
     
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    No. I typically have what I need to get it if I really want it.
     
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    I dont. I see people on the sightings forum say that they hid a certain figure and pm them for location and that makes me upset cause what if I don't have the time to pm them and wait for a response. I don't really care in the end but it slightly upsets me.
     
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    Kylehudson14 On when I'm on

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    Ive hid a few figures B4, some I got & some lost. Once I found someone elses hiding place & got IT (it was Arcee :p )
     
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    This^ When I wanted a deluxe Jazz
     
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    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    I have hidden items for me to buy later but only if i need to run to my car for money or home for it.
     
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    Classy.
     
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    Wyvern Velvet Sanchez

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    I've always liked finding people's stashes and A) buying them or B) returning them to their area
     
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    I do it the other way round.. I dig through a pile and at the back of the toy aisle shelves hoping to find something that a fellow collector or one of the hoarder/s had hidden instead. :lol 

    @Wyvern: great minds think alike! :D 
     
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    I don't hide anything, but yesterday I got lucky. Went to Kmart looking for Dreadwing, no luck. Turned to leave and happened to see one on the opposite shelf behind a bunch of Marvel figures. If someone hid it, well, HAHA to you, mine now. :p  SUCKER!
     
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    Pretty much this. I don't hide so they order more, I only hide so other people I know can get them.
     
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    during cybertron's run i hid a quickmix in the yugioh section during the holiday season when i was shopping with my family, then on christmas day i get a cybertron quickmix, hmmmmmmm
     
  19. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    It's pretty normal for me to put something back in the wrong place, go find the ATM, then come back for it.
     
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    I found that a good place to hide figures is behind the avengers figures.
     

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