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Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by KnightHawkke, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. KnightHawkke

    KnightHawkke A Man, Who Does Not Exist. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Was at my local toys r us today and found a crispy fresh case of movie preview deluxes.... Movie 2 previews. with the shelf date of may 2009.... /facedesk. Looks like it's gonna be a bleak Christmas around here :-(

    (this was not meant to be a spoof thread just a show of dismay)
     
  2. bouncing boy77

    bouncing boy77 Syntax Error

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    i know how you feel. tracks and jazz have already been spotted at retail over at the news thread, while stores in my are still have tons of the 1st wave of generation figs. heck, i still haven't seen red alert, blurr nor dirge. just crazy...
     
  3. Rubber Ducky

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    Yup same case as you bouncing boy77
     
  4. Batman

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    Is that creepy face Bee and Soundwave?
     
  5. KnightHawkke

    KnightHawkke A Man, Who Does Not Exist. TFW2005 Supporter

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    why yes it is, the blast from the past no one wants...:tumbleweed: 
     
  6. G1_Cindersaur

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    i have had to get every TF the last 6 months from HTS or ebay...still wave 1 around here everywhere...a few darkmounts have shown up in the last two weeks...otherwise nothing but jetblade, sea attack no body wants ravage, etc
     
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    Same here. Not the preview wave but wave 1 Generations. Was at Kohls today and saw side ar sideswipe and that gi joe jet guy but no new Generations.
     
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    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    This past January, I found a 2007 movie preview Starscream stocked with the other deluxes. The card was a little bent, but it wasn't opened. :) 

    I totally feel you guys here, though. I think I'm going to be ordering things online here soon almost exclusively . . . .
     
  9. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    retailers are getting dumb it seems like, all the stores have overstocked on wave 1 here, and moreso on hftd than generations
     
  10. KnightHawkke

    KnightHawkke A Man, Who Does Not Exist. TFW2005 Supporter

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    If anyone in the ohio area sees a stray classics sunstreaker somewhere it shouldn't be hook a brother up with the 411:lol 
     
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    Damn dude that sucks.
     
  12. Insecticon

    Insecticon I am a Transformers

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    Tuner Mudflap is still clogging the shelves around where I am. Managed to find a few of the newer figs though. They are just rare because of Tuner Mudflap.
     
  13. KnightHawkke

    KnightHawkke A Man, Who Does Not Exist. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I don't recall seeing a tuner mudflap in this area.. I might be mistaken though, scouts on the other hand we do have some of the more up to date ones, but not many, finally saw a breecher.
     
  14. robowarrior

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    In my area, Wave 1 is still clogged up. I've seen a couple of Wave 2 & 3, like 1 Meg, 1 Soundwave, 1 Red Alert, that's pretty much it. I've stop hunting at the stores for now. I'll probably go back in a month or so to check stores.
     
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    i think with the onset of the holiday shopping season...the toy pegs in the toy areas of transformers and other toys will get unloaded like yesterdays laundry...the true test will be to see what they restock with....are there waves of unloaded new jems of transformers just waiting to be put on pegs...or is it more reject tuner mudflaps?
     
  16. MisterFanwank

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    I've only seen one Soundwave and none of his box mates, which makes me think that during a restock to keep the pegs overflowing someone just grabbed 'Wave from a pile.
     
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    Makes me wonder what Hasbro must think of the major retailers failing like this.
     
  18. KnightHawkke

    KnightHawkke A Man, Who Does Not Exist. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I dunno, its odd, becuase in the time between movie 1 and 2 there seemed to be a much more even flow of stock in our area I know of for sure, but it seems like this time around there was a global dropping of the ball on mass ordering.

    Stores should know by now that in the break before the next film sales slow down a lot, yet they pile drove HFTD wave 1 on the shelves like they were made of platinum.
     
  19. T-Logicon

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    no doubt!
     

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