Well, my local TRU didn't have Foc- and this is why...

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by bellpeppers, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    Earlier I saw in a sightings thread that Modesto TRU had Foc Figures. Well, Stockton is right up the freeway and on my way home so I thought it might be worth a look and hopefully snag a Shockwave.

    I walk in, and the first thing that hit me is the smell. It smelled in there, and they had these portable fans / filters placed around the store. So this dunderhead concludes that the smell is the A/C gone out, and the fans were to cool the building.

    I head over to the TF aisle. Nope no FoC. But there is an employee, so I ask him if there was any chance there was any in the back. He replied that since the truck blew up this morning, there wasn't anything new.

    Oh. The truck broke down this morning. Bummer. Stuff like this happens, so maybe in a day or so.

    SO I strike up a small conversation, and eventually ask what was with the fans. He replied that they were filtering out what was in the air- the smokey smell.

    "So that IS smoke I smelled".
    "Yup"
    "So what happened?
    "There was a fire"
    "Really? Here?"
    "Yeah- the truck. It exploded."

    Holy crap! I thougt he was just saying the truck broke down- but no... the sucker actually caught fire and burned!

    I'm sure everyone was ok, but I guess it was a totall loss.

    "Yeah, a lot of money went up in smoke."
    I replied that I would imagine it was insurred. I have no idea how that works.
    "Hopefully it was".

    He sais that FOX 40 was out, but I couldn't find it when I went to their site. I couldn't find it on the Stockton paper's site either. But the smell of smoke is right there.

    Crazy.
     
  2. Victorysabre

    Victorysabre Born to Transform

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    WOW! That is crazy
     
  3. Thalack

    Thalack Well-Known Member

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    In B4 "pics or it didn't happen"

    Crazy story dude. That completely sucks, thankfully everyone was ok.
     
  4. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    Ya know, that's why I tried hitting the news before posting.
    Now, I have to take his word for it, and you have to take mine.
     
  5. Thalack

    Thalack Well-Known Member

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    You know someone is going to do it, and even if they don't to spite me for saying this, they thought it. :p 
     
  6. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    So, did you guys tag team a bumblebee filled wheel barrow to keep it (the fire) going?
     
  7. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    Actually, I think they threw enough BB's on it to kill the oxygen and put it out
    :dunce 

    In all seriousness, there seemed to be a fairly decent selection of PRIME figures. Even a few DOTM's.
     
  8. Sideways77

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    What's the use? 75 Bumblebees already perished in the fire.
     
  9. eagc7

    eagc7 Well-Known Member

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    i bet the shockwaves, Optimus and jazzes fought to the death and exploded the truck
     
  10. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Sounds about right.


    Also, can you smell what the FOC is cooking?
     
  11. Dinobot747

    Dinobot747 Chopperface

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    Seventy-five is not enough! More BumbleBlood must be spilled!
     
  12. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Would be damn epic if there is a pic of the burning truck....
     
  13. TrueNomadSkies

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    Yeah, and nerds being kept behind a barricade while crying because all of their toys & dreams are melting away.
     
  14. Chaos Prime

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    Wow! Yea, just wow.
     
  15. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 MTMTE Sucks Moderator News Staff

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    and not a single FOC was given that day

    thread won
     
  16. strangeguy32000

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    Damn, that sucks about the truck. Never heard of that happening before, though, a Truck exploding on the back dock....
     
  17. DecepticonSpike

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    I'm glad no one was hurt.
     
  18. Jlogano20

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    i can see someone sneaking to the isle grabbing a bunch of BBs throwing them and then neing

    "oh no look what the shock from the explosion did!!!!"
     
  19. strangeguy32000

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    I wonder how many Bumblebees Perished in the fire....
     
  20. Thalack

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    They're like the damn Borg. If you kill one, another just activates to take its place.
     

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