Transformers LOCs finally showing up in TRU stores

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  1. REDLINE

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    Gen. Magnus found LOCs wave 3 at the TRU store in Independence, MO. Tapestry100 found wave 3 at a TRU in jackson, MI. Pimpimus Prime found wave 3 at a TRU in Madison, WI. Cataclizm1 found wave 3 and 2 both at TRU in Hawthorne, CA.

    Its finally happened. LOCs in mass retailers, rejoice! a lot more people should be able to find these without having to resort to online purchases now.


    -Andy
     
  2. Jarodimus

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    Yep! Just found Wave 2 and 3 at a TRU in Indianapolis about 2 hours ago.
     
  3. Orodruin

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    Didn't see any at my TRU this morning. What's with the Targets mentioned in the title? Have we had sighting there too?
     
  4. Nevermore

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    Junior reported a listing for the LoCs from TRU's computers a few months back, and Mouth04 of the Allspark reported a Target listing shortly afterwards, so they should pop up at Target stores soon as well.
     
  5. havokss22

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    I found them at a Fred Meyers in Clackamas Oregon, if I knew it was note worthy I would have taken a picture with my phone they had like 5 sets.
     
  6. G.B. Blackrock

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    Saw Wave 3 at TRU in Monrovia, CA. The first time I have EVER seen an LOC at retail!!!!!

    Why can't the drug stores that Hasbro has aimed these things at have such reliable distribution?
     
  7. dasaffe

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    I got Soundwave a few hours ago at the Fred Meyer on Hawthorne in Portland.
     
  8. Pimpimus Prime

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    They probably won't show up at Target stores until the next reset. There's no pegs for them right now.
     
  9. Dio

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    I picked up Soundwave and Vector Prime at the Tulsa, OK Toys R Us this afternoon, after letting a kid pick out his favorites (he got the Scourge I was eyeballing, but letting the youngster pick it out is the right thing to do in that situation so I've got no regrets). Also saw but did not buy Evac and Jetfire there.

    Funny part of the story - apparently the stocker had no idea what the price was, and they were out before they were supposed to be so the computers didn't have them in the system yet. I gave him the "LOC" tag description and helped him find the prices in their database and he was able to fix it all up for me and the kid (the mom was pretty thankful, it was a very weird experience, especially how cool she was with the idea of adult collectors). After he gets the price gun and comes out to mark them all, he asks me "man, how do you know all this stuff?" :D 
     
  10. Deathy G1

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    I got wave 3 in a TRU in Stering, VA today for 2.99 each. They weren't in the system, so the guy guessed the price by looking at the pricing of the minicon 2 packs and the scouts and guessing the difference for one step smaller.
     
  11. Jarodimus

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    FWIW, since nobody has mentioned it in the thread, the TRU price (at least in Indianapolis) is $3.99.

    They had the shelf tags up, but the toys wouldn't scan at the register. Fortunately, the extremely cool cashier remembered that someone had bought one earlier in the day, and had one of the shelf tags at her register with which to enter the info. (She was an approximately 60-year-old lady. As I left, she said, "May the force be with you!" (I bought SW stuff, too.) :rock  )
     
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    Well, looks like I will have to start going back to the TRU. :lol  Hopefully there's some left when I get there.
     
  13. Energon_Skywarp

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    This is some great news. I hope that they sell like hotcakes and that they regret not stocking these earlier. That'll show them.

    Of course, that's after I go to TRU and get all the ones I want. Then they can sell out.
     
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    There's also a ton of them at Fred Meyer in Eugene, OR. I got meself a Soundwave yesterday, I did. :p 
     
  15. Seawing

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    This is great news. With Metroplex hitting store shelves and these guys being released at the retail level, I guess I am going a hunting!
     
  16. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    Cool. Ill have to go look
     
  17. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    sorry double post
     
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    Hooray for fellow Transfans in Indiana! I think I was that person who bought one earlier that day, since I bought a LOC Galvatron and the lady had to go get the tag when it didn't scan. I also got me a Voyager Soundwave. :rock 

    Thelonicon
     
  19. mocrzy

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    I had found the LOC wave 3 on Friday Afternoon at TRU... I too had Scanning issues...they had wave 2 hanging on the LOC tag, & wave 3 hanging on a Scout class tag....when it took so long for her to ring up my purchase...the employee came up to me & said "well because of all of your trouble we'll give you these for $3.99 instead of $6.99." When I told her they SHOULD be $3.99 she got mad at me, & stormed off... Geez..try to point out a mistake THEY made, & they get all pissy....
     
  20. Jarodimus

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    :thumb  I don't remember seeing you in the Indiana Sightings thread, and your location tag says Illinois. Were you just visiting? Or have you defected eastward?

    That was the only one missing... so it was YOU! :Gouki:  ... :D 

    Did they have any Metroplexes when you were there? There were so many Galvatrons that I assumed there had been some, but they got snagged.
     

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