Illinois Transformers Sightings

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  1. Kaijufan95

    Kaijufan95 Well-Known Member

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    So... I went to Target today after work, and asked them if they could look up this DCPI to see if they have anything in the back. They began to say “whatever we have out on the floor is what we have”, but I just shook my head and said “no, there are other people who have come into this very store, had employees go look in the back, and they left with something, so I need you to look this up”. So they did and the employee came out and said “yeah we have them but we can’t put them out now until a certain date” so I asked them what that “certain” date is and they said they don’t have one. Ummm.... excuse me while I ask, but if you have them in the back, and there are places to put them (the Titans Return stuff is gone btw) but there is no specific date that you have to have them out by... then why the fuck aren’t they on the shelves? It’s fucking January and places like toys r us have pegs and shelves for these already. I mean you should know by now that there is no street date so stop pretending like there is.


    On a side note, why are so many employees at different stores acting so secretive on PotP? TRU had 2 Grimlocks and Starscreams on the shelf on Christmas Eve. But when I ask if they have more (I need a replacement Grimlock) they say that they have never seen anything like that before. The Fuck, you had a full case of them that you unloaded and are kind of hard to miss and now you act like you’ve never heard of these things? It’s like I’m in some kind of twighlight zone episode or something.
     
  2. Makarov

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    On the one occasion a helpful employee volunteered to check the back he said it was like finding a needle in a haystack. So they probably just got these off the truck sitting in a stack of boxes they can't easily get to.
     
  3. Jtprime17

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    I must just be lucky with the employees at my target then. The man I gave the dcpi to got them out of the back no problem. He said though they have no where to put them on the shelves yet and he let me open the cases. Most Targets seemed to only get one case of each assortment size class and the voygers and leaders only have 2 figures in there respected cases, so in targets computer system that shows as low stock. I'm sure with the upcoming reset these will all be on shelves in no time and there will be plenty of stock to come.
     
  4. Kaijufan95

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    Do you know when approximately this reset will happen?
     
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    January 7th.
     
  6. Kaijufan95

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    How do you know that?
     
  7. Jtprime17

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    Target usally has a new year reset around this time of year. There is also a board on this site that tracks this info so if you dig deep enough you will find the info you are looking for.
     
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    Don't stress over this it's only wave 1 they'll be clogging the shelves all of em in a month.
     
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    I grabbed both Leaders from Golf Mills Target weds the 3rd. Brickseek is saying limited stock as there are only 2 figures per box and each store seems to have only gotten 1 box. The guy here was very helpful, found them in the back and put them on hold for me until the end of the day. I've been pretty lucky with Target! So far each line of POTP I found, they were in the back stockroom, and someone has brought them out for me!
     
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    After MarvelBoy's success I tried one more time and I just got the two from Target on Rand road. Called and the helpful employee found it in a few seconds.

    What I said if it helps... "I am looking for a particular toy and I've got the number. Oh and it's new, it's probably in the back room. If you can find them I'll buy the whole box." Then he found them in less than a minute, didn't seem like he had to search the back very long. He put the whole box containing the 2 up by guest services.

    Also, brickseek was immediately updated to out of stock. Seems to be accurate that the limited stock is one box.
     
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    Target on elston has PoTP voyagers, deluxes, legends and masters. On the shelf and priced right for once. I left it all.
     

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    I wish this was a convenient location for me to get to! I can't seem to find that Grimlock anywhere!
     
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    amazon has grimlock today for 24.99
     
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    Seems like people put more effort into finding wave 1 TFs that will be plentiful than they do for later waves that can end up being scarce.
     
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    what col said lol, im going hunting on the 8th so i SHOULD be coming home with a completed first wave of figures
     
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    I managed to get Rodimus pulled from the back and didn’t want to push my luck. Surprisingly I really like the figure dispute my reservations. But I have no doubt Grimlock and Prime will be readily available which are the only 2 I am missing
     
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    Grotosque is up on Tru if anybody needs him.
     
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    Later waves never even bother coming out because stores in the us are already clogged with earlier waves by that time.

    Their rarely is anything TO find by that time.

    I go to Canada every year, and ironically they ALWAYS have the last wave of transformers lines in plentiful numbers that we barley even get a mention of seeing here at brick and mortar.

    This year it was overload spam at every toy shelf up their alongside that last wave of deluxes for titans.

    They seem to have the opposite problem we end up with at the end of a line here lol
     

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