So HASBRO sent out a warning to retailers not to sell tf movie figs

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  1. jokerswild

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    A very good freind of mine is a manager @ my local TRU so when i went out looking today i asked him if they got the movie figs in yet. he let me know that they are in the warehouse but hasbro sent out a warning notice not to allow any to be sold. only problem is the movie figs arent dated with the street date of june but with current dates... so that would explain the release of some figs early...
    just figured i would let everyone know as no one wants to waste the gas searching for figs that arent TRULY out until june...

    on the bright side i found Titanium Rodimus and soundwave (tru + kmart) Hazlet NJ on route 35 for anyone looking. I picked up the last rodimus left all the soundwaves though as it doesnt appeal to me...
     
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    I got slapped :( 

    OK kidding, good to know Hasbro did that, I need to save money for a month just for them !!
     
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    Nemesis91078 SAY cheeze!!!

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    now that is a kick in the lugnutz dont you guys think, and nevermore is right i think they need to get these toys out there now, Pirates, blah,Spiderman, blah, shrek, blah, ooo i hope the month of may goes quickly, the toy iles @ wal-fart, k-fart, turdget, are all so bland
     
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    Nemesis91078 SAY cheeze!!!

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    i guess someone dropped a present in his cornflakes this mornin dunno... but i guess the point is like any other big company they will sit on the good merchandise until the last moment, but like joke said good thing i need to save up mulah for these toys i'm recently jobless and broke to boot
     
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    he's just bitter because someone got some "information" before he did

    anyway - thanks jokerswild for the info - i'm sure that will save a lot of ppl time driving around looking for them in the hopes they'd be released early
     
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    How can anyone follow that? Heheheh
     
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    I can't blame Hasbro at all for this. Marketing strategies are carefully planned for maximum effect (obviously!), so a premature trickle could actually do some harm to the impact of an 'official' release.
     
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    It's gotta be part of their contractual arrangement that the movie characters aren't seen too early. Movie marketing is very very time-sensitive and the toys are supposed to be part of that.
     
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    I understand all of the rules and it makes sense. I remember the day / night that SW EP1 came out and it was soo hyped because all the toys were released at the same time, but it was really cool to walk into TRU and see a whole new section of figures.
     
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    Well, I am certainly appreciative for this info. Now I know I can relax until June...for sure.
     
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    i can relax as well...but im still gonna hit TRU and target every now and then, just in case.....
     
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    Yeah, I don't see a problem with this. Let's me take some time off from the hunt.
     
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    Indeed. Ive got everything else I want till the movie toys hit. This will give me more time to save and buy other things, like paint and casing for my basement.
     
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    Is this just the movie figures, or does it apply to the two protoform figures? cause hasbro has been selling them on HTS for almost a month now.
     

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