TRU Animated Ironhide...at Walmart?? This must have been a fluke.

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  1. crasis

    crasis Yahk Deculture!

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    Walking down my neighborhood Walmart's Clearance aisle tonight awarded me with a very bizarre find - good ol' Animated Ironhide, complete with his "only at Toys 'R Us" sticker still intact. I laughed and figured there's no way in hell this would actually ring up in their computers, but I was pleasantly proven wrong. Not only was he available for purchase, but they had also marked him down even further.

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    This is the same Walmart that refused to let me purchase a newer Clone Wars figure last week because it wasn't in their system, yet they somehow let this through? I'm assuming someone returned this for store credit recently, since it had a visible spot on it where tape/wrapping may have been (a christmas gift, perhaps?). My question is: how the heck was returning this even possible? Have these popped up in any other Walmart stores?
     
  2. 46+2

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    Wow! Walmart always exceeds my expectations.
     
  3. bouncing boy77

    bouncing boy77 Syntax Error

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    yup, return it to walmart, they'll take everything! :lol 
     
  4. Wollstone

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    I don't want to accuse you of lying, but the tag says $11.88 and the receipt says $7.00.
     
  5. bouncing boy77

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    he/op did mention that it was marked down more.
     
  6. exclusacon

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    Smh.....walmart
     
  7. Wollstone

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    I know, but that seems like a lot.
     
  8. crasis

    crasis Yahk Deculture!

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    Haha! Oh, please! Like I have nothing better to do than make this up. Look again at the DPCI numbers on both the clearance sticker and the actual receipt. Same number. Like I said, I was shocked when it rang up at all, but even more-so when it was CHEAPER than advertised. Believe me or not, it's on my shelf right now.
     
  9. Wollstone

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    Fair enough. Can't blame me for being skeptical.
     
  10. Xaedrahk

    Xaedrahk Prime-otions!

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    Stores mixing things up isn't that surprising as of late. I was in Toys R Us and spotted the entire DCUC "Validus" wave on the shelves...and that line's supposed to be a K-Mart exclusive.
     
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    Friggin Walmart man.... lol..
     
  12. morgan1194

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    walmart is usually super disorganized, so im not too surprised
     
  13. canonball

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    That wave was a "limited" K-Mart exclusive for about a month. I picked up my own set on sale at Target and I've seen them at TrU as well. Only during that month at K-Mart did they come packed with that "Only at K-Mart" sticker.
     
  14. exclusacon

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    Well Target is in on it too....

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  15. Deceptichage

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    That goes to show that some people at returns don't pay attention or don't care.
     
  16. Wollstone

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    Is there a reason why they should?
     
  17. Orodruin

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    I work at Target, and sometimes we'll get movies in from the DC with Best Buy or Walmart stickers on them. It's rare, but I've seen it happen.
     
  18. Deceptichage

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    If only to stop those repackers.
     
  19. FiendForTF

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    my local target just before the past holidays
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  20. Autovolt 127

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    Yeah i'd assume it's a fluke, although that's a awesome fluke, right?
     

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