Universe Smokescreen and Dinobot FOUND in Wal-mart

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  1. Sludge

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    I found Universe Smokescreen and Dinobot in a local Wal-mart today. I didn't think they were due until March. When I brought them to the register Dinobot rang up fine. Smokescreen was not in their system. After about 45 minutes the manager rang up the Smokescreens as TFA Bumblebees. Then they pulled the remaining stock off the pegs. I'm not sure if this was a mistake with Hasbro sipping early or Wal-marts distribution. But they have been purchased by me in North Carolina. I have attached a few pics. One is in Wal-mart, the other is in my house. I didn't scan the receipt because Smokescreen wouldn't ring up anyway. And I don't want to get anybody at Wal-mart in trouble if they weren't supposed to sell them.

    Smokescreen UPC: 653569376057

    Dinobot UPC: 563569371007
     

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  2. Heat Guy

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    Nice! Guess I'll have to go check to :p 
     
  3. Deceptichage

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    Nice! I just found Wave 4 yesterday so it will probably be a while before they show up here.
     
  4. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    Why are some deluxes 7.77 and other 8.88? First time I have seen that...
     
  5. RodimusDawg

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    What? No receipt? You lie you bought those off ebay and took them to the store and out them on the pegs and took pics.:dunce  Just Kidding

    That is sweet they are out two months early, but not so sweet that my money will be spent with no leeway in between lines. Sorry poor wallet no rest until the movie toys swap the shelves once again.:cry 
     
  6. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Oh HELL yes, I'm gonna hafta look out for these guys now.:thumbs2: 
     
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    Sweet. Sign me up. Can't wait to get my hands on Dinobot.
     
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    In North Carolina nevertheless... Makes me wonder if WM is just holding back stock to get rid of those clearance IJ figures to kids instead of selling new product to them with their Christmas money.

    Congrats on the find! You don't really need that 2nd Dinobot do you? :D 
     
  9. Sludge

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    I hear ya man. I passed on them last night because I just don't have the extra cash right now. When I realized they were out early, and there were none for sale on eBay yet, I just couldn't pass up the opportunity. So I put them on eBay. I hate to go scalper. But God knows my family can use the money.
     
  10. Spiderus Prime

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    My Wal-mART doing that 7.77 peices!
     
  11. RodimusDawg

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    That isn't scalping IMO. Now if you had bought an entire case assortment that was on the floor ready to be stocked with no intention of collecting to put on ebay then that would be scalping.
     
  12. SKowl

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    8$ for a deluxe figure? Where do you live?!

    They're like 15$+ up here...
     
  13. Sludge

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    Wal-mart sells deluxe's for $7.77 and Activators for $8.88. I think they just threw the Deluxes there on the Activators pegs to fill space.
     
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    Awww, we don't even have Cyclonus and Hound over here yet :( 
     
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    Nice finds!
     
  16. Smokescreen

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    Very cool! Can't wait to get my hands on Smokescreen! I guess I should probably check my local Walmart to see if they have any. I doubt it but you never know!
     
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    What does dinobots bio say???
     
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    Dinobot - Transformers Universe Classics 2.0 - Transformers Resources

    Within the chassis of DINOBOT beats the spark of a warrior. Victory won with honor is the highest aim to which he has ever aspired. It is an aim that seems more and more remote, the longer he spends under the command of MEGATRON. Duplicity is not the warriors way. As the battle on this strange, primitive worlds rages, it seems to DINOBOT that true honor may come only through the MAXIMAL way.
     
  19. Sludge

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    "Within the chassis of Dinobot beats the spark of a warrior. Victory won with honor is the highest aim to which he has ever aspired. It is an aim that seems more and more remote, the longer he spends under the command of Megatron. Duplicity is not the warriors way. As the battle on this strange, primitive world rages, it seems to Dinobot that true honor may come only through the Maximal way."

    Edit: Obvious Prime beat me to it. :p 
     
  20. all are dead

    all are dead Being a nerd is my game.

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    thats it i will make a trip to walmart today!
     

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