First Edition's re-release question

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  1. anikenvader

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    Hello! I hope I didn't skim a thread that was already about this same question, but if this is the first, great! Here's my question.

    SDCC said the First Edition's are coming back to the United States. (yay). Now, they were labeled exclusives, and if I remember correctly the only exclusives named were Dark Energon to BBTS and Asia imports to TRU. But I've seen lot's of people saying the FE's ARE TRU as well. So I was wondering if that's true where was it said for sure? I'm not trying to call anyone out or anything, just curious is all. Following the stream of the TFW coverage didn't call the FE's TRU exclusive, so I'm just wondering where it was said, exactly and the FE's in the case at the con didn't have TRU stickers. So, are the FE's TRU exclusive, and if they are where was it mentioned?
    Thank you for reading and answering! :) 
     
  2. LCDR Blindside

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    I knew the answer before I knew the question, and it's TRU.
     
  3. Shadowbreaker

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    TRU is supposed to have a hell of a lot of Transformers. I wish one was near me. :( 
     
  4. Quantum25

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    Well, the OP's just asking where was it said or mentioned that the FE's are going to be exclusive to TRU.
     
  5. anikenvader

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    Thanks! Yeah, I was just wondering where everyone's getting TRU from.
     
  6. LCDR Blindside

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    ...Actually, so am I. I really just said what I heard.
     
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    I'm glad the first editions are coming back to the US, but I hope they put some type of mark on the box that differentiates this release of first editions from the ones that people had to fight tooth and nail to get. I know some people are probably going to scream foul at me for suggesting such a thing, but that's just the collector in me.
     
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    I just hope it's not Wal-Mart.
     
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    Most likely they'll have the usual "Only at TOYS 'R' US!" sticker on the bubble. I guess Wal-Mart and Target still didn't want 'em. Either way, I'm just looking for a couple of Vehicons and maybe a Terrorcon Cliff. I've got all the other ones through various means.
     
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    After the trouble with hunting down Avengers 6-inch figures, them being Wal-Mart exclusives would make my heart drop.
     
  11. anikenvader

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    I know! I feel so bad at how I got the 6 inch Avengers, I found them on a pallet. ^^; The store tol me they were stocking that night, and when I went in they said no they weren't, so I waited till they brought out the boys pallet and they had one case on it. I didn't know they'd be this hard to find. @-@;
     
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    Of course, Wal-Mart makes them possible to sell, rather than just sitting on stock for six months like TRU and Target.
     
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    I wonder if they will be in the same packaging?
     
  14. anikenvader

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    They are.
     
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    I'll still believe it when I see it. These were supposed to be around last year too.
     
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    We got six inch Avengers? When did this happen?
     
  17. anikenvader

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    Well that was mix up, miscomunication, I doubt they'd go head first into announcing this just for it to not happen again if they had doubts. I bet they have some form of contract this time around.
    Now distribution, is another story.
     
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    Exactly my thinking. I've been to three Wal-Marts in the past month in a half, and none of them even had places on the pegs for the 6" Avengers.
     
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    Wasn't distribution the problem the last time around?
     
  20. anikenvader

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    That's what they say but I highly doubt it. I think someone made an oopsy and it was too late to catch, and they couldn't say it so they blamed the retailers. My reason is, who bailed on Target Leadfoot? Too convenient, but that's just my opinion.

    Plus I was more referring to case ratios and the amount of cases, like Masterpiece's and such.
     

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