RTS Legends at Dollar General with generic packaging

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  1. HoosierDaddy

    HoosierDaddy Decepticon. I'm no hero

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    The guy was setting a new planogram today and he just put these out. There was only 4 in the case. And the only case he had. Optimus, Starscream, Megatron and bumblebee. Only problem is the Megatron is the Tank version and not the gun version. Otherwise they are the RTS ones on the plain red background blister card with no reference to a subline. Here is a pic of the 4 I grabbed. I don't know the RTS price points but these are $6 each. I'm not a big fan of legends and this was an impulse buy. Dont really think they are worth $6 but I have always liked these and decided to go ahead. If only the Megs was the gun version it would have been much better.
     

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  2. Shatterpoint

    Shatterpoint Neato

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    Hrm... I'd say these are KOs but...
     
  3. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

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    That Bumblebee's not the RTS version. Interestingly, it looks like the version that came in a DOTM versus pack of Legion Starscream and Bumblebee in both Earth and Cybertronian modes -- it was exclusive to Toys R Us. Funky.
     
  4. jerryitus

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    Ko or not that's pretty neat, but too exp IMO
     
  5. HoosierDaddy

    HoosierDaddy Decepticon. I'm no hero

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    Yeah, it could be. Just like Megs isn't the RTS version. OP and Starscream appear to be RTS though at least. I know they aren't KO's though.
     
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    yeah I saw we got new peg space for them at the one i work at, after we clearanced the mincons and did a reset, was hoping this was the case, i need that megatron and bumblebee
     
  7. HoosierDaddy

    HoosierDaddy Decepticon. I'm no hero

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    Agree. Finding these at Dollar general, I would expect them to be maybe 3 or 4 bucks.
     
  8. Ratchets Hatch

    Ratchets Hatch Cannot Hold Weapon

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    That's VERY interesting. Even more interesting is the fact that G2 Megatron and Bumblebee weren't even part of the RTS line!!! They were both released in the Universe line years ago.

    It may be that this is a Dollar General exclusive line. I already have OP, Gun Megatron, and Prowl, but I wouldn't mind having Starscream and Bumblebee as well. I love tiny G1 figures.

    Someone give this man a news credit!
     
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  9. Autobot Burnout

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    Already have Optimus and Screamer, not sure I want another Legends BB (already have Gold BB/Goldbug).

    I want the Megatron, though.
     
  10. BScorpinok75

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    Haven't seen these around these parts yet.
     
  11. HoosierDaddy

    HoosierDaddy Decepticon. I'm no hero

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    Well, I just hope I could help anyone out who may be looking for these to keep eyes peeled at DG for them. Good luck. They are fun to tinker around with, I'll say that.
     
  12. guard convoy

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    they should be $6, according to the system at my work they are

    minicons were $5, so yeah, makes sense they would cost more
     
  13. cleazer

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    Glad to see some new product heading into the dollar stores. I was getting tired of looking at the old ones.

    The fact that they picked the 4 most famous Transformers (instead of some repaint no-name minicons or scouts) means these might actually sell well for them.
     
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    Don't tell me even RTS Megatron isn't allowed anymore because of his gun mode. Part of me thinks that's hilarious if it is the case.
     
  15. HoosierDaddy

    HoosierDaddy Decepticon. I'm no hero

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    I understand what you're saying, but i meant when you find these at DG you would expect them to be a little cheaper. Yeah, $6 is the price. I would just hope that DG would sell them a bit cheaper. How much did these retail for at big box stores? Probably wasn't much more than $6 or $7 each was it? I guess when i go to DG I'm expecting a little more price difference from Wal mart or something, ya know?
     
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    yeah i see what your saying, the name dollar general doesn't help, but people have to remember, we really aren't a "dollar" store per say, but really a general store with many items for a dollar

    I know some stuff is more expensive than big retailers like wal-mart, but most is cheaper at least. I agree, you'd think legends would be cheaper at DG
     
  17. Feralstorm

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    Nice to get another shot at Legends G2 Tank Megatron.
     
  18. Dinobot Nuva

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    The Bee appears to be a...uh...depaint? of the DOTM 4-pack use, this one lacks the giant 'bot symbol.
     
  19. ironjazz

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    the card looks way too big to be an offical one so I'm guessing k.o.
     
  20. Taziir

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    Technically you could argue that it could be confused for a real weapon:

    Smallest HandGun In The World - YouTube
     

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