What day should I go hunting for DOTM toys?

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  1. Facemeat

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    Based on previous toyline releases, what day would be the best to go out looking for DOTM toys? I don't have a car, so if I find nothing on Monday, I can't exactly say, "Oh hey, you know how we went out looking for toys yesterday that I couldn't find? Let's do that again today." So, do they normally put them out on the night before the day of release, or on the day of release? Nothing would piss me off more than to get there and see them setting up displays and stuff, and not be able to pick up anything. For me and others who may be wondering; should we look Monday, or Tuesday?
     
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    Target will definitely have stuff out on Monday. If you don't have one near you, wait till Tuesday, as Wal-Mart can be lazy about setting up large features of toys sometimes. Depends on the Wal-mart.
     
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    Targets, give them the DCPI number if none are on the floor, they pretty much HAVE to bring 'em out.
     
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    My TRU will have them on Monday, they already told me on the phone. I recommend calling the store and asking. Don't call Wal-Mart, those guys are as incompetent as all hell.
     
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    Well, it would appear that Walmart's not the place to go. Unfortunately, Walmart is the place I'll probably end up going to, so I should probably play it safe and wait until Tuesday. Thanks for the responses!
     
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    Will Shockwave be available right at the start? Or is he something we need to wait a bit for to hit shelves?
     
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    I think that is why most (Walmarts) set their displays up Friday, knowing it wouldn't get done in time for the AM on Monday.
     
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    Whenever you want to go/have the time to go. Personally I'm waiting till Friday to go on the hunt. Though it helps that there's only two figures coming out in this first set that I plan on getting, and neither one is something I'm worried about not finding at retail (Voyager Megs & Deluxe Jolt).

    I'm not sure, but I wouldn't be too surprised if he was on shelves along with everything else. However there's bound to be some variation from place to place as to what stores decide to put out, and what, if anything, they decide to hold back on for a while.
     
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    Me personally, I hope to get out and pick up my first few figures next Saturday.

    But that's mostly because I'll have to wait until then. If it were up to me I'd go on Monday, but it'll have to wait thanks to school. :banghead: 
     
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    Yeah, I've been checking for weeks, hoping for broken street dates, but no DOTM yet, not even preview Optimus...
     
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    I'm hitting Target first thing Monday to pick up Ratchet and Megs. My Walmart is terrible about getting things out on time, so I'm not going to try there until later in the week. I wouldn't worry about missing out on any DotM figures. They will soon be everywhere in vast quantities.
     
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    Same here. I probably won't get a chance to go until that weekend.
     
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    My primary concern for figures right now are Shockwave and Sentinel. Its the bigger toys that are harder to find since they have limited numbers per case.
     
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    i got school monday but il try and get my mom to check me out at 1 or 2 o clock so i can go to wal mart but tomorrow il try and see if any targets have any thing
     
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    My philosophy is tomorrow night if those DOTM Toys are not promptly out on the shelves at 12:01 monday morning if they are on the pallets those suckers are gonna be opened by me.I have waited months for these and I plan on getting my plastic crack fix.
     
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    im calling super target now.......


    and they told me monday.i have to talk to my buddy who works there on monday, his name is the same as my first name, adam
     
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    Oh, I know I won't miss out on them, but see this reply for my feelings on the matter:

     
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    I took monday off so I can make sure I find shockwave
     
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