BBTS has WalMart Screamer for preorder

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  1. GreenScream

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  2. onesock

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    BBTS = Scalpers.
     
  3. Bryan

    Bryan ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    And it's gonna go downhill from here.

    This one'll be a little harder for me to pick up than Target exclusives--only one Wal-mart nearby, and it targets a very specific demographic with its stocking. But I'll find it somewhere on my own.
     
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    IACON "That's Vector Sigma?" TFW2005 Supporter

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    *Bites lower lip and pre-orders*
     
  5. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    NOw, I'm OK with BBTS getting the SDCC exclusives liket his, but the store ones? THey are just making it harder for us to find them in stores ourselves. Just wrong.
     
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    If you're considering pre-ordering, don't.

    I'll hook you up when September comes around. There's five Wal*Marts near me.

    Just PM me and we'll work it out.
     
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  7. adamthered

    adamthered Reads comics. Starts shit

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    All right, Twin Cities TF fans. Get ready to duke it out with BBTS' "buyers" :D 
     
  8. Acid Wing

    Acid Wing Senior Alien TF Member

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    Ouch.

    And hookups for MP Screamer', are always good in my book.:) 
     
  9. Valkysas

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    Stores can order more. SDCC cannot. I pity anyone who has to wait in line at SDCC behind one of BBTS' buyers, or possibly a dozen of them. or compete with the buyers at hasbrotoyshop.com

    yes, they are scalping it.
    But it's an awesome figure that people should have access to even if there's no walmart around. This will help those people.
     
  10. Tober

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    Absolutely pathetic. :( 

    SDCC I can understand, but not this.
     
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    I have two Wal-Marts in my immediate vicinity but they never get the TF exclusives. They didn't get the last two Alternators and didn't get Classics Devastator, so I have no confidence either of them will get MP Starscream. Therefore, unless this figure ends up on walmart.com (which Devastator did, but the Alts didn't), picking it up online from somewhere is my only option.

    As far as the scalpers thing, I agree...but it'll be interesting to see the reaction when/if other online stores put up pre-orders. I just think back to Alt-Ravage/Rumble and how many people were calling out BBTS for scalping them, but I don't recall any outcry about TFSource, who were charging almost exactly the same price (pretty sure stuckakid was close to that as well).
     
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  12. Samana Rombuca

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    There's at least five Wal-marts near me. Never got Classics Devastator or Alt Ravage/Rumble. I guess, you have one thing better than multiple WMs: WMs that carry stuff, like their own exclusives.
     
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    90 bucks for a 60 dollar figure?

    To hell with that, that is complete BS. I'll take my chances finding it at retail thank you very much.
     
  14. Dark_Convoy

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    Fuck that, it's the same as the Takara version's price.

    That is bullshit, I hate retailers who make it harder to find stuff in stores.
     
  15. adamthered

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    Our Wal-Marts in the Twin Cities are strange. It seems the Wal-Marts on the outskirts of the Cities get everything while the closer you move into Minn/St Paul seem to never have anything.
     
  16. pinoy78

    pinoy78 Shoji Kawamori having FUN

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    Oh come ON. Jerkoffs.

    I'd understand if it was an import but I'm NOT paying that much for a domestic.
     
  17. Valkysas

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    Maybe they did and you just have the unfortunate luck to live near a BBTS buyer?
     
  18. MegaMoonMan

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    It's all good for other states, it's only us Minnesotans (and Wisconsin) that BBTS screws.

    Time to lock up the MN sightings forum, you'll get no help from us BBTS scalpers.

    I would LOVE to hear BBTS come forward and deny the scalping accusations for once. They post here, right?
     
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  19. Gigatron_2005

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    Oh come on. Like others have said, I might be understandable if this were an imported figure, but this damn thing is domestic. The markup should be much less.

    Also, I really hope I can find this figure at retail. My nearby Wallmart is horrible; so much so that I doubt they will even carry this figure.
     
  20. Valkysas

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    switch to PM sightings only. do it like a mailing list.
     

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