Revenge of The Fallen will warm all the shelves forever

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Ganjibal Vendef, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. Ganjibal Vendef

    Ganjibal Vendef Well-Known Member

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    Recently all of the TRU's have unloaded the ROTF toys they had in the back onto the front shelves and still many weeks later I have not seen any move in my area. There is a whole load of them too and they've removed Generations and HFTD to make room for the unsold ROTF figures.

    With how desired the newer Generations and RTS figures are I'm worried that ROTF will be a big reason why the figures will be so hard to get.
     
  2. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Parents and kids won't notice. They're looking for "Transformers", that's what they're getting even if they're old to us. The stuff will eventually sell (or be put back in the backstore waiting for another clearance sale). You'd be surprised to see how many Mudflaps sold in my little town in the past few months.
     
  3. Manok

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    DOTM will take ROTF's place soon as top shelf warmers.
     
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    Toys R us had them on sale here up until the new year for $6 a pop. They cleared out a ton of them. I thought cool, new stuff. Then they just restocked with the same ones. :lol 
     
  5. aey103

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    No they won't. They will eventually make there way to the landfill next to the one with all the unsold Atari 2600 E.T. cartridges.
     
  6. theestampede

    theestampede Wandering Artist

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    I actually found a mindwipe at TRU the other day, I had seen only seen it once in stores before, so I'm kinda glad that they restocked a few older toys since its a fantastic figure. too bad the one I got has some qc problems. Really hoping headrobots makes a headmaster upgrade for him.

    It is pretty annoying to see all those rotf figures though.
     
  7. videriant

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    They might be moving TRU has tons of the items to replenish stock. My TRU stores some of its boxes above the shelves and I can see tons and tons of ROTF and Wave 1 Generations & HFTD. I've crossed TRU off my list of place to check for new items for the next month or so.
     
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    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    Every once in a while, over in the Mudflap section of my store, I see a Generations Red Alert.
     
  9. igniz1984

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    The tru's around my area are the same, nothing but rotf figures and those shanghai two packs
     
  10. Tyjos

    Tyjos Just another Collector

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    Seems like ROTF Figures will make the bulk of the big Garbage Ball we shoot into space eventually to get rid of our garbage...
     
  11. Auto Morph

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    If the rest of the world is anything like the UK, every signle store orders VAST amounts of waves 1 and 2 which then proceed to clog up shelves for the next 18 months stopping any later waves from getting through. That is of course until the obligatory clearance sale when stuff is reduced by 50% or more and then the shelves are finally cleared...only to be refilled by a seemingly neverending supply of waves 1 and 2. Rinse and repeat.
     
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    God, I miss Code Monkeys.
     
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    or your pegs for generations and rts could be filled with 57 rotf sideways that have not moved at all
     
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    :lol 


    Yeah mine has a billion Mindwipes right now at full price. They also have a bunch of Legends.
     
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    Guys. This is Toys R Us we're talking about. You guys act like it's an international retail crisis. Most other retailers are fine.
     
  16. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Really? All of them? I'd love to know how you could possibly know that. Also, since you have the insider info, can you tell me when my TRUs will get the Wave 2 DCUC vs. MOTUC sets it? kthxbye.
     
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    eagc7 TF Movies Fan/Supporter

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    There are tons of Ice cream twins and Wave 3 and 4 Scouts Still Warming every store here
     
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    Oh no! Shelfwarmers have ruined buying transformers FOREVER. Seriously calm down and shop elsewhere (or online) until they put new stock up.
     
  19. Chaos Muffin

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    It's funny, since it seems not too long ago we could'nt wait to find some ROTF toys.
    Was already sick of the 07 movie line. Things have changed since.

    Now we can't get ROTF to GTFO
     
  20. Tracker Hound

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    If only the Transformers were not background characters in the movie when the movie only promoted the Greenday Album, Shia Lebouf and Megan Fox only to get fired for the Dark of the Moon.
     

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