FE toys in discount stores

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Thebricklord, Jun 26, 2012.

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Have you seen a FE toy in a discount store?

Poll closed Jul 26, 2012.
  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. Thebricklord

    Thebricklord The Brick

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    Recently I was listening to a Canadian Slag podcast even though I live in America. However they said that someone found a bulkhead at a Marshalls. So I was wondering, has anyone else seen this happen?
     
  2. seekerblackout

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    Okay Canadians, whatever I don't care. I'll just go swim in all of our Vehicons- oh.
     
  3. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    That's because Prime Voyagers were released in Canada.

    Do we have any evidence they were released in America? Even BBTS didn't get them, iirc.
     
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    Rotorstorm OriginalRotorstorm Fanboy

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    I think that's what he's asking as Marshalls presumably has stores in America too.
     
  5. Counterpunch?

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    The only FE stuff to be found are the roleplay toys.

    If Bulkhead or Prime were found at one of these stores it would be on every fan site front page and there would be five different forum topics.
     
  6. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    This is just another round in the bi-weekly 'Why do i have to go out of my way to get FE/cancelled move toys' routine. It usually involves determining the most favorable conclusion: IE, walking into a store, and finding said toys, then working backwards to justify said conclusion.


    Unless Marshalls send toys over the border, or there's a stock of these already in the U.S to liquidate, the answer is No, and wiill still be no every other time someone brings this up.


    There's also the idea, that people have blindly grasped at, that Hasbro U.S have a bunch of these sitting around somewhere, and they don't know what to do with them.

    If retailers didn't order them, they wont have many, if any, to liquidate.
     
  7. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    By that logic, he should be asking if TRU in America are getting FE Prime, Bulky and CJ.
     
  8. Sideways77

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    People don't get it. If they're canceled in the US, them they're not showing up at discount stores.

    People have too much hope.
     
  9. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Applies to HA Soundwave, DOTM Soundwave and Que, and anything First Edition beyond BB, Arcee, and Starscream (which were all presumably sold by TRU because we know how often TRU stock ends up at discounters)
     
  10. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    Wasn't the last wave of RtS considered cancelled in the US?

    Granted, that was ABSOLUTELY the exception, not the rule. People shouldn't hold out hope that cancelled toys automatically mean they'll be out at Marshalls (as OP seems to), but it has happened before.

    Seriously though, don't count on it. It was a strange, fortunate experience. Nothing more.

    ... god, I love Lugnut, though.
     
  11. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

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    All the RTS stuff made it to US stores, alot of it didn't make it to the shelves because those same stores were struggling with old ROTF/HFTD stock. So the RTS waves got sold to discount chains. I think the only wave that got cancelled for sure was the scout wave with Rumble.
     
  12. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    No, that was a last-wave terrible distribution fuck up. The Voyagers may not have been out, but they were made and already shipped over here. The deluxes (Wreck Gar's wave) were out on the West coast, but they never made it East.

    As for FE stuff, it's been confirmed numerous times that it was never made for the US market so it wasn't made, isn't here, and therefore cannot be discounted by anyone.
     

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