Did I miss the new Generations and RTS altogether?

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  1. Bluestreak76

    Bluestreak76 Well-Known Member

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    I have been scouring Wal-Mart, Target, & TRU for months now and all I have been able to get my hands on is Generations Kup & Scourge... and RTS Fallback and Tracks. I have had zero luck finding Mindset, Perceptor, Wreck-gar, Wheeljack, Warpath, Thundercracker or any of the other Generations/RTS figures. All my stores carry is TONS of Cybertronian Cliffjumpers, Skullgrins, and the occasional blurr, scourge, and kup.

    Did I miss the mark? are they even out yet in numbers at retail?

    I also got the G2 laser optimus prime one night and havent seen him on the shelf since.

    I've never resorted to paying ebay prices but I may have to ; ;.
     
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    starscream-99 Well-Known Member

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    Get your butt to Ross asap. Maybe you'll still be able to find some RTS. Some of the latest Generations figures will get re released by the end if the year.
     
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    Bluestreak76 Well-Known Member

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    Ross?
     
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    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    You're not the only one. There was massive distribution woes in at least the US this past year.
    If you can, try discount stores like TJ Maxx, Marshalls, or Ross, you may be able to find them there, and for less than normal retail (i.e. Voyagers for $10).
     
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    Bluestreak76 Well-Known Member

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    I have no idea WTF Ross is, we dont have those stores here in Iowa... I got Target, Walmart, K-mart (THEY SUCK), & TRU.
     
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    Its a discount store
     
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    Bluestreak76 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I googled them, they don't exist in Iowa, no where in the Midwest but some sparse parts of Illinois. DAMN
     
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    Try TJ Maxx, Marshalls, DD's Discount and Tuesday Morning.
     
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    I was very curious about WTF hasbro did cause I live in the downtown part of Ames and the 2 walmarts are = distance north and south of my apt...so I was able to frequent the stores regularly and got Kup, Scourge, G2 Prime, Fallback, and Tracks no problem... then it was like all the sudden NOTHING!
     
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    It's going to be tough one right now, but like everyone else has been saying, if you have a TJ Maxx, Marshall's your best luck is to find them there. As of right now, we're swimming in DOTM toys till at least the end of year.

    Although Generations should be back by fall 2011...
     
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    Saw a HFTD leader Battle hook Prime for $19.00 at Ross today. No RTS or anything else. Finally saw a Warpath and a bunch of Wheeljacks at Walmart. I had already bought the last 2 online for... more money.
     
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    K there is 3 TJ Maxx in within driving distance of me... well Des Moines is 45 miles away but I will be there this weekend picking up things for my small business so I will try scouting all the TJ Maxx, Targets, Walmarts, and Both TRU locations while I am down there.

    I didnt know TJ maxx or Marshals carried toys o_O 

    Thanks for the Tip!
     
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    Is there a release date list someplace?

    I would like to know which ones are newer older... like will I still find Wreck-gar and perceptor in stores vs Wheeljack and Mindset etc?
     
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    Keep in mind this is 1 wave of repaints/retools on a line stores haven't been carrying and many stores still have stuck clogging shelves.

    I have a feeling this wave will be just as heard to find as the other recent generations stuff has been.
     
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    Nothing has been set in stone. Late/Fall 2011. The re releases from what I heard are Kup, Warpath, and Wheeljack, and 2 retools Junk Heap(or something) and Thunderwing retool(darkshadow?)
     
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    Ebay:
    WP, TC, WJ are still showing up at Target.
     
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    Yeah my Wal-marts are clogged with Thunderwings (wasnt impressed so I didnt get him) Cybertron Cliffj..Megatron...Soundwaves, and the occasional Blurr and Dirges. I was obsessed with Dirge and Red Alert as a kid during the G1 era so I have like 3 of each 2 of each sealed but uh yeah I will have to keep my eyes open thanks!
     
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    My best friend is the backroom lead at target and he said they have been having a problem with Ebay Scalpers coming around asking to dig through their backroom stock of TF....he actually turns them away most of the time.
     
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    I've seen wp at walmart but seems to be rare (clogged like you said). The generations line is full of a lot of great figures.

    If you have a Kohls near you they should still have some of the rts, usually wave 1 (mindset, fallback, turbo tracks, jazz).
     
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    Ebay:
    Sometimes people asking for stuff out of the back are not scalpers. Unfortunately, its really hard for a worker to tell what a person is.
     

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