The Unofficial, I Bought My Animated Figures At Retail Thread

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  1. Transbot90210

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    Preface: I live in Toronto

    After 2 days of hitting 5 walmarts and 4 TRUs I finallt did it. I finally got me a set of deluxes ($14.99ea CND). The reason for the crazy amout of stores is because it was my nephews bday yesterday and I wanted to surprise him with toys that arent officially out yet. Well with 30 minutes before the birthday I hit my last TRU.

    NADDA!!!! Now this TRU is one of the biggest ones and usually gets stock first. After reading reports that they are popping up in Toronto and surrounduing areas, I knew this one has them.

    After asking a clerk to check the computers (they were delivered April 22) and getting another clerk to check the back I did it. I finally have animated figures in my hands and with no ebay premium pricing.

    My nephew was also very happy. Ripped open OP faster than I could tell him not to open his gifts yet lol. God bless my little self created Transformers fan.

    So my question to you.....

    Who else out there finally bought some TF:A toys at a retail store?

    Thanx
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  2. Deceptigtar

    Deceptigtar Sworn Decepticon Assassin

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    probably everyone at botcon!
     
  3. Transbot90210

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    Retail = A Store

    Botcon = Convention

    edit and I will leave my smart assed assumption for all to see.

    Cinncinatti stores have been flooded and with wave two too. LUCKY arses the whole lot of you at botcon. (I say that with love)

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  4. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    I highly doubt that. Maybe eventually but not yet.
     
  6. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    maybee, but I refuse to pay european prices...US friends is what works great :D 
     
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    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    LOL at at retail vs pre release camp polarization

    yay to tfa regardless of prerelease/off the shelf, period
     
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    This is not about polarizing. I'm just stoked that I finally got my hands on these babies.

    This is the longest I went without buying at retail or hunting. The movie line went on for waaaaaaaaay too long. I was done collecting it over 6 months ago.

    Now it did allow me to fill up my G1 collection nicely but where is the thrill of the hunt in ebaying.

    God bless store pegs and the uncertainty of "is there anything new or not today" and the high you get when you see something new on the pegs.

    TFA FOREVER

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  9. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I'l start looking,
     

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