Toys R Us closing multiple US stores! 3-15-2018 - all stores expected to close

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  1. Rookbartley

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  2. AzT

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    Likely source, from: Fairfax eyeing some U.S. stores after Toys ‘R’ Us Canada purchase
     
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    Hopefully that'll include ours in Savannah...
     
  4. bradforj

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    The prices are finally starting to get attractive on some things. I snagged a Radio Flyer Landspeeder for $135, five Studio Series Thundercrackers for $19 each (one for me and the rest for trading), a Starlord/Ego Marvel Legends pack for $19, and a bunch of oddball stuff my toddler wanted.
     
  5. RKillian

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    They've got piles and piles of the Starlord/Ego set at Target for $17 or $19.
     
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    I went to a TRU Outlet and saw that discounts are 50-70% off. This a widespread thing now?
     
  7. Lazerwave

    Lazerwave My Most Prized Treasure

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    I have a question for UKers.

    Since Toysrus is closing in the UK too, how good is Smyths Toys?

    Just that I found something on that site that interested me. Although I'm not ordering it, mostly because they only ship to the UK.
     
  8. all are dead

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    Found Grotesque today. Looked like 30+ of them at this store? ended up being $15.74 with the 30% off plus the 10% extra off.
     

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    would be nice to find a spare one so i could put the fangry head on it
     
  10. all are dead

    all are dead Being a nerd is my game.

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    First sighting I saw was in Columbus, Ohio, Now this in the Cincinnati area. Not sure how widespread it is.
     
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    I’ll have to check my local one today once I’m off work
     
  12. mirarage

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    I thought grotusque had the decepticon logo on it's box, while arcee had the autobot logo.
    Looks they all have the autobot logo.
     
  13. tigatron2002

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    The boxes are identical from the front
     
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    Man, I'd kill for a Grotusque to show up near me. Still holding out for them to maybe show up as an online exclusive somewhere.
     
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    Cracked and bought the last planet Cybertron for $100 including tax. Still way more than I wanted to pay but I really wanted this mold and I think this will be cheaper than getting the original.

    Most annoying though, the instructions were not included!
     
  16. all are dead

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    Nope, Grotesque has the Autobot Logo on the front. I have yet to see any stores with Arcee getting stocked.
     
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    I love how that multi-colored stuffed unicorn is just sitting there smiling through the pain, with shining, teary eyes, like, "Someone will buy me. Some child, somewhere WILL come for me before the end. I just know it..."
     
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  18. all are dead

    all are dead Being a nerd is my game.

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    I hadn't looked at it like that! haha But the fact these are in the collectibles area, and not with the other TF's, I bet you can guess how much that store cares.
     
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    Some may show up, but Arcee was sold out online months before the closing announcement.
     
  20. Deceptigtar

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    im still hoping some how Barry makes it to the stores with the current discounts.
     

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