Titans Return Trypticon found at discount store Ollie’s

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  1. Animal Mother

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    That Might have been me, I found one there last night and can confirm at that price. I'm usually only interested in MP's, but even I couldn't pass it up.
     

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    Ollies doesnt have white price tags, theyre red. $12.99 would barely cover the cost of shipping, meanwhile Cosmos, a far smaller toy is for sale at half that price???
     
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    The red Ollie's price tag is there on the upper right hand corner of the box. Don't know how they do it, but they're able to get awesome closeout deals and pass along the savings. A lot of people (myself included) have been getting dirt cheap DC Comics books on closeout from them for the past few months. Good luck to all on the hunt!
     

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    Wow. Ollie's rarely discounts that steeply, and they always inflate the "their price" a bit.

    I tend to think that's more of a pricing error than a storewide price, but I'll be pleasantly surprised to be proven incorrect.
     
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    I didn’t even realize Ollie’s GOT Trypticon!
     
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    I was at mine yesterday and didn't see any. I wonder if this was a fluke.
     
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    For what it's worth, the cashier said she hadn't seen them before and figured they had just got them in. This was at the Callaway, FL Ollie's btw. Perhaps the price/tag was intended for another Transformer, but it does show up as one on the receipt.
     

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    Awesome - thanks for posting. Now I'm hoping I can hunt one up for my boys!
     
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    I don't have much interest in Trypticon, but at that price I'd have to buy one!
     
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    Probably. Note that the Ollie's receipt states original price was $29.99.
     
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    For those who were around when Fortress Maximus hit at discount (I only read about it afterward): do they normally get more than one per store? I'm hoping they'll be enough to go around.
     
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    Holy Moly!!! Road trip!
     
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    Yes, they got full cases. Multiple cases, depending on the store.
     
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    Hit both the Ollie's in my area yesterday and no transformers at all. Employees said that haven't seen any. Gotta keep checking...
     
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    Suddenly l have interest in Trypticon....
     
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    It's a bad idea to post this Ollie's "deal" on the front page:

    1) It has not been confirmed at multiple locations, so this could be a 1-off thing (or an incorrect price).

    2) If Trypticon is at Ollie's (and even if the price is $50-60), it's a bad idea to announce it loudly when so many fans/scalpers will be looking to flip this for profit.

    I had a hard time finding Fort Max last year (and just missed it) - not so much because Fort Max didn't make it to stores, but because one or two fans/scalpers would buy ALL of them. So it could be equally difficult/impossible to find this guy. Unless you live in an area with dozens of Ollie's locations (i.e. FL), you're just going to waste a lot of gas trying to beat the flippers out there. And gas prices are high right now! :eek: 
     
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    The Ollie's near me scan the price tag for the price, not the UPC. Who's to say, someone didn't switch the price sticker onto it and got it for that price.
     
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    can you go pick one up and send it to boston?  
     
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    I dont think this a good idea to front page by any means.

    This just told everyone in the world to bust out, fly to Ollies and demand trypticons for $13.

    Last year when Fort max popped up my local ollies had about 15 of them when I was there. I grabbed one. I left and went home, a buddy text me that someone reported Fort max at ollies, I said, yep, I just grabbed one...he asked me to pick one up for him. I went back and they were all gone. I asked if they got moved..the lady said one person bought them all.
     
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    That's a crazy good find and I congratulate it, but I suspect given the "originally $29.95" tag attached that the issue is an employee put the wrong tag on the box, or some trickster swapped tags with a voyager-class to this on all the Trypticon boxes.
     
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