Utah Transformers Sightings

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  1. Otispq

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    So Starkenator, is Ultimate BB cool or not, I have been reading the reviews and checking out the pics, but cannot decide if I want it or not!?!
     
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    Howdy Trump! welcome to our little Utah thread! I see you've actually been around longer than me, but glad you joined us. hope you enjoy your camping trip and tell us what your looking for, whats available in your area etc. etc. I am in Utah county area, but my brother lives in Roy and my dad just moved to Logan, so I will be going that way fairly often, so the info will come in handy, since I don't really know where I would look when I get up past Ogden!
     
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    Well as for the business of looking for Transformer toys, I decided early last week that the Robot Heroes would be fun to get and found them scattered all over the place. TRU in Orem only has the Rodimus/Insecticon in stock. The Orem Shopko has several of the same, and some Jazz/Tcracker. The Orem Target had some, but I cleaned them out, and the American Fork Target is now empty thanks to me as well. I got the 5 pack Base Attack set at the Lindon Wal-mart, they have quite a few left there, but nothin much else, of anything! the American Fork Walmart is also a no go for anything accept cyber slammers.
     
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    Was out of town most of last week, in Atlanta on business, went to the mall there where there was supposed to be an American Greetings store, I wanted to get the Optimus Prime christmas tree ornament, but they didn't have any and there aren't any of those stores in Utah at all. On my way back from the airport I stopped at both TRU's in salt lake and found some more Robot Heroes at the West Valley store, none in the Murray one though. But I did happen across some Robot Replicas. There were only two total, BB and Barricade, I snagged them both, but I can report that at least they are starting to come to Utah. Going to Provo area tomorow and will see what is down that way.
     
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    Well here I am again, I went down to provo today and stopped at TRU and they had a Megatron robot replica, so I picked it up, only had one other Barricade model. Nothing else to speak of, I already had a Optimus Prime voice changer helmut, but TRU had a Peter Cullen model, the movie voice, so I bought that and plan on taking back the other one. My son just absolutely loves it when he sits on my lap (he's 14 months old) and Op starts talking to him, and when I put it on, he gets a little freaked out, but oh well. stopped at some other stores, and ran into another Tformer fan, and he said to try the Kmart in south provo and the shopko in spanish fork, as he has had good luck finding stuff. I actually was in the shopko about 5 months ago and found a treasure trove of Cybertron stuff, so maybe I'll get down there soon.
     
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    Starkenator: I still haven't even seen a listing on the shelf for the Utlimate BB in Utah county, anywhere. Please tell me the actual store that you bought him in, as I might have to go there, if its worth it...so also still tell me if he's actually worth the money!!:p 
     
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    Otispq, I found Ultimate Bumblebee at the Layton Target. I would not be suprised if they had it at ones further south as well. Just call them up and give them the DPCI number and have them check the stockroom (as long as you do not get a lazy employee like I did). I actually picked up Bumblebee at the store where the employee was too lazy to check the computer for me. I just had to go in myself. I must say that it is a cool feature how you can scan the tags at Target and it will tell you if they have any backstock. I personally think Ultimate Bumblebee is worth the money. $80 is a lot but he is not your normal transformer. My 2&1/2 year old son loves him! The animatronics and sound effects are cool and make him a lot a fun. I am obsessed with the concept camaro design and I plan on eventually getting another camaro when the new models come out (I used to have a 94 camaro Z28 in college). So just displaying him in car mode is enough for me. I never got Fortress Maximus when I was a kid (which still disappoints me to this day) so I could not pass this one up!!! You could get him and if you did not like it take it back or sell it online.
     
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    Found voyager megatron and battle for the allspark legends pack at TRU!!

    I found the "Battle for the Allspark" TRU exclusive today as well as Voyager Megatron at the TRU in Layton!! It was the only Voyager Megatron they had but they had three more legends packs.
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    went to the TRU in orem today and they were just unloading the truck, and out of 3 boxes of voyagers, only one megatron, which I happily got. they had already unloaded a couple boxes of deluxes, and by the time I got there, only 1 payload was left! There were a bunch of the "battle for the allspark" on the shelf. Also went to Spanish Fork and Springville, nothing but cyber slammers and voice changers...but I did find a Prime/Ravage robot heroes to finish off that set for me, and that cleaned them out.
     
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    Still nothing on the Ultimate BB in Utah county area. My wife wasn't too sure about getting him, but after watching the youtube video and reading a thread about him online, she is pretty stoked! starkenator, do you still have the product code for him, if so, I will likely drive up to that Target and get him, but I would like to call first and see if they still have any in stock! did you get him at the Target that is in the same parking lot as the Layton TRU?
     
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    Yeah I got him at the Layton Target right next to TRU. The DPCI for Ultimate BB is 087-06-1886. They had one left when I stopped by Friday but when I pressed his "try me" button it did not respond. I do not know if the battery was dead or if there was something wrong with it. Just a heads up. You could also try the Centerville and Riverdale Targets as well. I am still on the lookout for 08' Deluxe BB. I called TRU today and she said they had some Deluxe figures in the back but probably would not stock them till tonight and to call back tommorow. I am trying to find the TRU item # for him which I think it will make finding him easier. Let me know what you see tommorow. I will probably at least call around in the morning.
     
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    Wow, nice to see this thread up and running all of a sudden. If anyone needs the Classics Jetfire, the TRU in Sugarhouse had a bunch of them as of yesterday. They also had a few of the newer movie deluxes, such as the frozen Megatron.

    As for the ultimate BB's, I've seen one of them so far. It was a couple of weeks ago at the Target at The District. I'm saving that particular $80 for when the Masterpiece Starscream comes out at Walmart.
     
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    Sugarhouse TRU? I never knew that there was one. I went online for directions, and it only showed the orem, murray and west valley locations, then duh, it had "more stores" link at the bottom. So WOW this is why this thread is so cool!!

    Starkaz75 do you know if there are any other toy/hobby shops in salt lake county that sell transformers? I live in Utah county and obviously don't know of anything except walmart, target & TRU

    Thanks much
     
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    Hey there, Otispq. I haven't seen any other hobby or toy shops that sell Transformers. I've just been relying on the regulars. i live out at Daybreak in South Jordan, so I'll keep everyone posted as to what I see at the Target near there and the Walmart that should be opening at 13,400 S in the next few months.
     
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    Otispq, I found Ultimate BB at Walmart in Syracuse today as well as some voyagers (Megs, SS, Ironhide, Ratchet) so you may want to stop by Wally World. Also, over at the seibertron forums guys are finding 08' BB at Kohls left and right so you might want to check Kohls out as well.
     
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    I found my 08' BB!!!!

    Utah collectors, run, don't walk to your local Walmart. I just found almost all of the new wave of deluxe figures at the Syrucuse Walmart. I purchased BB 08' and Recon Barricade. They also had Longarm, Payload, Dropkick, Dreadwing, etc, etc....Also they had the new robot heroes but they were still in the boxes. They were in the middle of stocking the shelves when I came in. They supposedly got 64 deluxes in but I don't think they had them all on the shelves yet when I came in. Good luck guys!!!
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    AAARGH!!

    Starkenator, I went in to walmart like you said, but the 08 BB's were all gone already!! I am so freakin mad it makes me sick just thinkin about it...:banghead: 

    I did pick up all the new movie robot heroes and Dropkick and Longarm.

    I also got Payload and voyager Megs on saturday at TRU in orem. they unloaded the truck that morning, and I got there about 1pm. They had the shelves full of deluxes and when I arrived, there was one Payload. That's it, not a single other deluxe at all. I grabbed him and was about to leave when the manager (who told me about the full shelves, and also said he could sell them for $20 and they would still be gone in no time) came and had some more Tformer inventory. Out of three boxes of voyagers there was only 1 Megatron, and I got him :rock 
     
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    Ultimate BB is mine!!

    I thought that after so much looking this deserved its own post. I got it at Target in American Fork, last one in the store. I was so excited. Then I went over to walmart, as per Stakenator's urging, got some more toys, and there was another Ultimate BB sitting there. Quite the mood breaker I must say. I forgot to say in my previous post that I don't actually know if the American Fork walmart ever had the 08 BB or not. They were hauling product around the store from the back room when I was there, and had the guy look for me for any more Tformers. He came back with two boxes of Cybertron toys and some more Ultimate BB's! Funny that once they got here they had plenty of those to go around. I found it rather weird that they had unopened Cybertron boxes when they put up all of them on clearance about 2 months ago in anticipation of the new movie toys. I had all that were in the boxes except for jungle planet Megs, so I got him while I was there, but he didn't ring up for clearance, figures!

    The hunt continues...:duel ...I will be victorious!
     
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    Otispq, do you have a Kohl's down there? If so, I have heard on some other forums that if you ask them to look in the back they usually have some 08' BB's. I will try to look some more around up here too.
     
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    Starkenator-Congrats on the front page! Maybe I oughta start taking pics myself?

    There is a Tartget, Walmart, Sears(just a renamed Kmart) and Kohls just off the freeway between Lehi and American Fork, among others. Kinda like the layton hills mall area. Anyhow, I never thought to go into Kohls, as I have only ever viewed that store as a money pit for my wife!! Guess i'd better check it out.

    By the way I posted a reply on your frontpaged thread, on page 3? tell me what you think, was I right or wrong?
     

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