Walmart Exclusive Masterpiece Starscream: Gone?

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  1. Omega Supreme-1

    Omega Supreme-1 Autobot Sentinel

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    I was wondering guys, has anyone seen this on shelves lately? Or is it gone by this point? I've honestly NEVER seen one on a shelf either in Savannah, Ga or Delaware or Salisbury, Maryland >.<; If I haven't gotten it at this point, I should probably forget about it right?
     
  2. LifePincher

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    I'm also curious about this. My sis works at Walmart and I asked her to keep an eye out for 1 for me.

    What are they retail? $49.95? $49.99 ???
     
  3. Peaugh

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    There are still some available in the Official Thread. AS for any still being available at retail, I have no idea. None of my local Wal-marts seem to have gotten any in since they sold out initially.
     
  4. ZeroMayhem

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    I've never seen one on the shelves. My roommate however has faired better. He scored a MP Starscream several weeks back and then saw them again just last week (when he was ever so kind as to snag me one). So while I'm not seeing any myself as of a week ago they were still hitting the shelves.
     
  5. Johnator

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    I saw them for about two weeks and even then not many (got mine). That was about three weeks ago and I have not seen any since. I always look for him too at Walmart even if I am not buying him. I think it is probably a safe bet that he is pretty much done though might show up in a few places here or there.
     
  6. Th0r4z1n3

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    I don't think all Wal*Marts are/were getting them, only the ones with "higher" toy sales. I could be wrong about this though. My Wal*Mart never got any (yet), I had to call around, and ended up driving about an hour (each way) to get one from a neighboring city. As to if they are still shippin, I couldn't tell ya, but I've only ever seen them once.
     
  7. Backscatter

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    Never saw one on the shelves and I hunt a lot of Walmarts. Had to go with eBay with a reasonable price. It pissed me off when I saw cases of MP Screamers for bid on eBay. I think Walmart workers have scalpers working for them.
     
  8. Johnator

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    Or vice versa.
     
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    As of yesterday the local WM was sold out of the MP Starscreams, this may be the work of a scalper since 2 days before there were 6 on the shelves. Then again it is the X-mas season.
     
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    I know of one walmart where I can still lay my hands on about 12 of them and I was just there on Friday.
     
  11. Dark_Convoy

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    I saw them on a shelf once and only once, but from what I understand they were around at the higher volume walmarts in the area, and once they were gone they were not restocked.
     
  12. D. Gydeon

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    My local Wal*Mart have four of them as of yesterday.
     
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    people here in southern Canada have still been reporting sightings just across the border
     
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    Oh and this was the case but that doesn't mean once they are gone off the shelves they are 'gone' or sold out, rather that there would be a limited amount of stock (seems to be around 30-50 SS') each store can use to restock and that Wal-Mart warehouses couldn't order more when they run out.
     
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    The walmart I got mine at only got 18 according to their computer.
     
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    That is correct. The closest Wal Mart to me that was going to get it was an hour away. I just got one from Fosterlager. There is a thread for trading MP Starscream.
     
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    I saw a couple at one of the Walmarts here over the weekend. All the other Walmarts either never got them, or are cleared out.
     
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    My local Wally World had about four on the shelf last night and the one by the mall had about five when I was there on Saturday. I'd probably chalk this one up to distribution issues again as some places have never seen this guy, some saw him once or twice and never again and than there's the places like the ones around me that keep seeing him pop back up a couple weeks after he sells out.
     
  19. Insane Galvatron

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    There is no doubt he is selling well. Do you think Wal-Mart would try to work out a deal where Hasbro will produce more of them for one more restock? It would make sense as they are not warming shelves.
     
  20. plowking

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    I too never saw them in any Walmart....I also heard that what they did get....the ones that did get them....that was it....no restock of them at all
     

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