Something weird at WalMart

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  1. misterd

    misterd Well-Known Member

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    So I was going to WM today to check for new Sigma 6 figures, and Primus, Menasor or Quickmix, and to say hello to my favorite shelfwarmers (there's one poor Energon Offshoot been sitting there all by hisself forever).

    So nothing new that jumped out at me, but when I went to wave hello to Alternator Ricochet, who's been getting no love for months now, he wasn't there. There seemed to be something on top of him. Tracks? No, Tracks doesn't have white stripes. And wait, was that a Streak? No, he never came in the new package.

    Dare I dream? Dare I look? I dared. I glanced a little to the side and there was a big red Alternator, the likes of which I have never seen. I quickly inspected the packages... Mirage... Camshaft... Optimus Prime! I did it! I found the fabled aisle of the Lost Alternators! Hurriedly I bundled up Mirage and Prime, leaving Camshaft behind. I didn't want to be greedy, and realized he could serve as a sign to other collectors that their prize had indeed been there.

    I made it about two aisles, and then turned back and grabbed Camshaft.

    Oh well. I'm off to open them before I wake up.
     
  2. ILoveDinobot

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    umm ok? So your Walmart got new stock in?? That happens to alot of Walmarts you know. :lol 
     
  3. Gears

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    Do you need somebody to pinch you? :lol 
     
  4. Darkravager

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    Congrats. I have given up hope of seeing them in stores and got a Mirage off ebay. I'll hold out for Prime in store though.
     
  5. McBradders

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    Thats not the impression I get. At all.
     
  6. Renidragon

    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    Yeah, but there's a trend about that the Walmarts some of us visit don't get new stock in... or if they do, they skip the cool stuff, or the hard-to-find stuff.

    However, I should start thinking about looking around again...
     
  7. Grimlock_13

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    If my walmart restocked I'd pinch myself to try to wake up too! Congrats on the Alternators haul man.
     
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    :lol  Sounds like me with my Walmart

    Must be nice. Ive got to know lonely Energon Landmine & Skids very well over the last month.
    It's like Im coming to visit them all the time.
    Always on the lookout for that flash of red.
    Even peek in the hotwheels aisle for new Alts.

    Just to leave emptyhanded while giving that pallet full of unstocked toys the dirty look
     
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    That made my day, I didn't even have to read the rest of the post.
     
  10. REDLINE

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    must be nice... I've not found a new alt here in forever, and I check almost 7 days a week. my average is 6 :( 
     
  11. fschuler

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    The same great feeling happened to me last Monday night. Except, I went home with Prime, Camshaft, and Meister (no Mirage). My Walmart usually sucks major asshole.
     
  12. Orodruin

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    :lol  Congrat man, great haul. An Offshoot though, that's so sad. Though there's an Armada Scavenger still at the Boscov's near me...
     
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    I have been checking that same Walmart... Someone bought Skids!!!!
     
  14. misterd

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    Actually I feel so bad that Alternator Ricochet got buried by all these new comers. At least he has Skids to keep him company.
     
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    No luck at my Walmart. Just the same old Alt Tracks waiting to be bought.
     
  16. misterd

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    I'd have to give Mirage a thumbs up, Prime a neutral, and Camshaft a thumbs down.
     
  17. Kristof

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    Hell the only store that carries Alternators near me(meaning less then 200 miles away) still has 2 Battle Ravages, 2 Shockwaves, and 2 Decepticharges on their shelf.
     
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    Why a thumbs down on Camshaft?
     
  19. omega knight

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    my toys r us always has sumthing new when i vist its ether new loc metroplex last tim e i was there a couple das ago they had bw attix regular transformer not the 4 pack they had the 4 pack to 3 primus supreme starscream and tit prime and megatron im going back to get prime soon there are 2 primes to megs but...on the other hand. Walmart.....I've got 2 words MUDFLAPtons and tons and tons!!!! ill tell ya thats the only voyager they ever have never and ultras rarly any leader(metroplex laltely)and the only thing there good for is scout class they only get 2 dx classes ever I hate that place nothing all the kids screw up the transformers shelf when they rush to the starwars and power rangers and im left all alone with that mess im like the only kid who likes this in my neighborhood and school!!But once I found a kid who liked transformers but only one that he liked ill say it 3....2...1...MUDFLAPim not gonna pick up a mudflap ever! I mean thats all he would talk about!!!!!!!!its mudflap this mudflap thats not all the kid followed me around the whole store talking about mudflap if I ever see that kid agian im gonna die I swear i can't take that agian.that is all
     
  20. Feralstorm

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    The Target near me has been teasing me a lot lately. Been looking for the new BW 10th toys for what seems like forever (found an Optimus but no Megatron weeks back at a different Target location) Target near me had the same two BW toys for ... ever, Rattrap and Cheetor. Whenever I visit, I see the same two BW toys sitting there, again and again.

    Yesterday I dropped by Target, and my eyes widened to see the number of BW boxes jumped from 2 to 4. Thinking some actual new stock showed up with something I want, I rushed over and saw Rattrap and Cheetor ... and two Tarantulas. Target is a tease. :) 
     

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