Is It Me or Are there No DOTM Toys Out?

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  1. SMS55

    SMS55 Well-Known Member

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    I live in South Florida so I don' t know if it is exclusive to my area, but I really haven't seen many DOTM toys since the first wave which included 2 of the 3 wreckers, Megs, Shocky and Sntinel. I have yet to see Que, Soundwave in my area. I saw Leadfoot at Target once. I knew I should have gotten him then, but with my wife on maternity leave I knew it was a good idea to wait. Leader Ironhide, I saw once or twice and that's it. It seems as if the shelves are only stocked with Ultimate Optimus and the shelf warmer around here is Sentinel Prime
     
  2. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    Wheeljack and Soundwave aren't out anywhere yet.

    But since you only saw Leader Ironhide once or twice, it sounds like you may be in a distrib black spot.
     
  3. 0MEGATR0N

    0MEGATR0N Robot/Gladiator

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    its not just you,EVERY walmart around here is a void.
     
  4. IronicHide

    IronicHide MEME GO HERE

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    Just remember, some of us are still waiting for G1 Swoop and Shockwave.
     
  5. Primal_Grimlock

    Primal_Grimlock Gettin' outta collectin'

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    Deluxe and Legion BB are out over here in the UK. In their hundreds.
     
  6. MisterFanwank

    MisterFanwank Toy Industry Analyst

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    Walmart used to always have new things in previous years. This makes me sad.

    Clever.
     
  7. UltimusPrime

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    I live in South FL as well.

    Go to Kohl's for the latest deluxe figures. I bought Specialist Ratchet , Cyberfire Bumblebee , Armor Topspin, Dark Steel and Air Raid from there. Target usually has all the Leader class figures and the latest HA Basics. HA Standard are few and far between check Target , Walmart and TRU I have seen Roadbusters there.
     
  8. 0MEGATR0N

    0MEGATR0N Robot/Gladiator

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    they are here as well but they have been for months now,the problem is there are no cyberverse soundwaves(if there are they are few and really far between and the deluxes anyone gives a sh*t about are nowhere to be found.
     
  9. SMS55

    SMS55 Well-Known Member

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    Never thought of Kohls. I'll give them a shot. I remember with ROTF the shelves were always stocked. Didn't matter if it ws Target, Walmart or TRU. They had their shelf warmers, but there were always new toys out. I've been wanting to get some of the DOTM guys but haven't found them.
     
  10. FatalT 71

    FatalT 71 Mr. JazzHunter

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    My Wal-Mart went to wave 2 on deluxes, then that was it until about a week ago when suddenly the shelves were clogged with Lunarfire Optimus Prime, whatever the the hell that is.
     
  11. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    I'm having trouble finding anything from the middle waves. The second wave of HA Basics, wave 3 Deluxes, wave 2 Voyagers are nowhere to be found.

    Mostly wave 1 everything, really, with scatterings of later waves.

    Just a comment. Not really complaining since I've gotten the figures from the waves I wanted, but it's just odd.
     
  12. Fifam94

    Fifam94 GO AIR FORCE

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    Same here man. I guess south FL just isn't the greatest place for TFs. Luckily for me, my TRU, tJMax, Target, Walmart and Khols are all within a 2 mile radius of each other.
     
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    Fifam94 GO AIR FORCE

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    Also I think the problem (I know it's gonna sound wierd) is the packaging. . . It doesn't seem to allure the kiddies as much as the brighter ROTF and TF1 packaging did. I've seen numerous times where the little ones just glance over at DOTM stuff only to run across to the Ironman/Avenger stuff (which is brighter packaged.) And lets face it, if the kids don't buy the shelfwarmers, we can't get new stock.
     
  14. lars573

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    Not really that. Once Wal-Mart put deluxes on rollback to $9.92 a piece they flew the hell off the pegs. Even the hordes of deluxe primes and 3 to any case BB's.
     

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