Iowa Transformers Sightings

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  1. Turnip

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    I've been around to a few of the area Targets and Walmarts but it's a ghost town out there.
     
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    I saw two Gnaws at either Urbandale or West Glen Target a few weeks ago. Left both. Never saw any others.
     
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    Found one Titans Return Voyaget Optimus Prime at Moline TRU.
     
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    Picked up Titans Return Voyager Prime and Megs at the E14th Walmart about an hour ago. They were the only two left. There were still three Alpha Trions and a Galvatron as well as what I estimated were about 20-30 Wave 3 Deluxes. Two or three pegs fully loaded as well as a few stacks on top of the shelves. Unreal. Lots of Skullcrunchers, Chromedomes, and Mindwipes for the taking. Only one Legends class figure (one of the "cassettes"), so that dastardly Gnaw still eludes me.
     
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    I picked up a TR Megatron at the Mill Civic Walmart this evening. There were a few left plus a couple of Optimi. No wave 3 deluxes or new legends.
     
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    Ankeny Target had 2 Sixshots. There's one left. Boxes were a little damaged.
     
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    Saw one Sixshot left at that Ankeny target just now and left it because I grabbed one at HTS. Also noticed two Voyager Megs and Primes.
     
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    Decorah Walmart has four each of Voyager Optimus and Megatron triple changers. Also one Gnaw. Wave 1-2 deluxes as well.
     
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    Target in Cedar Falls has a couple each of Six Shot and voyager Optimus and Megatron
     
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    Mills Civic Walmart has 2-3 cases of Wave 3 while Mills Civic Target has one Six Shot and some Wave 3 deluxes.
     
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    A little late to the party here, but on Saturday, the Grimes Walmart had what appeared to be a case of Wave 3 Legends. I snagged that elusive Gnaw that I was missing and left the other two. They also had four Bumblebees and three Kickbacks.
     
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    Hi guys, new guy from Cedar Falls here. I stopped at the CF Target yesterday and grabbed Hot Rod. Left two Twinfernos and one Getaway.
     
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    Wave 3 has been hitting pretty hard with all the Ames Walmarts and Target getting them. Ankeny is similar.

    Now only if Wave 4 will hit. Found one Repugnus at the Duff Walmart in Ames two weeks ago but nada since. Been striking out at Walgreens too.
     
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    Anyone know what day the Des Moines area Toys R Us' restock? With the Chaos sets starting to show up I want to start checking but I don't want to waste too much time on it.
     
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    Someone on eBay from West Des Moines was selling these at $200 a pop... He had at least four available. So unless they get a restock we already missed out.
     
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    Best of luck to him. It's totally not worth it at that price. It makes me wonder if it's the Jays CD & Hobby people because their prices on Transformers (especially ones still in stores) has no basis in reality. They were, and probably still are, trying to sell TR PM Prime and Blaster for $98 a piece.
     
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    Gnaw, Kickback, voy Prime, leader Soundwave at Merle Hay Target.
     
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    D-port Toyrus has one more Velocitron set after the one I just bought.
     
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    I just called the South Side and Clive TRU locations looking for the Velocitron set. Both showed zero and had no idea when more were on the way. Sounds like it's pretty high demand and pretty low availability. :( 
     
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    I'm not too worried about box set availability. MP Prowl hung out on toysrus.com for a while and Bumblebee is still sitting there. The only Toys R Us exclusive that I remember being really hard to find the last few years was MP Soundwave.
     

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