What's the farthest you've driven to hunt for new figures?

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  1. bodine1231

    bodine1231 Knowledge is Annoyin

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    What's the farthest you've driven to hunt for new figures? I've driven 45 minutes to a Toys R Us looking for the Soundwave Exclusive.
     
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    About halfway acrosss the state.
     
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  3. Lock Cade

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    Probably the farthest I've ever driven in search for any new Transformers was roughly an hour south of where I live... and this was back in 2007.

    For the most part, I just stick to driving no further than half an hour drive from where I live when hunting for TFs.


    Also, OP: You might want to change your avatar/sig before it gets yourself in trouble with the mods.
     
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    I think maybe about half an hour.
    And to continue the trend: OP, your avatar is disgusting.
     
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    I'm in NC, so I've hit VA, TN, SC, and GA every now and then. I've also hit KY and IN when I'm going up to see family members.
     
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    40 miles in one direction.
     
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    No more than 30 minutes away. Especially with gas as expensiveas it is...
     
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    Today was the farthest. Used to live in san diego county. Stores were everywhere. Not up here. I went an extra 11 miles this time and found the legends size megatron and prowl. : )
     
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    Last year I flew over 3,000 miles just to get a box set of toys and a few other items. It was a trip to Botcon, but that counts, right?
     
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    I don't think I'd travel very far for that exclusive purpose, I have a wife..a sympathetic one, but a very frank and practical one wife all the same. Plus, I'm lazy.
     
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    I just look for Transformers when I've gotta go into the city for other reasons (especially if I need to go to the said store), so I'm really only spending my time when I do so.
     
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    In response to the OP: about 20 or 30 miles, when I was hunting down HA Jazz. Worth every mile and then some.
     
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    60 minutes away. But I had to be there for work, so it wasn't necessarily To hunt for toys, but I did while I was there.
     
  14. Karhukjnsi

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    1) I've driven 45 minutes in the rain when it was POURING over here (SoCal) last year up to South Gate (almost got run off the freeway there was so much water) - I was looking for the NEST Bumblebee/Soundwave 2-pack (Battlefield Bumblebee Vs. Infiltration Soundwave) when they were rare. What a stupid move that ended up being, almost dying or crashing my car for an eventual shelf-warmer.
     
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    I've driven over an hour to pick up a collection and have been to Botcon in California & Florida! I haven't done any real hunting since the gas prices have made me resort to online shopping for most of what I want/need.
     
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    Like 20 minutes ... I'm not willing to drive too far.
     
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    There's days where I just feel like driving around, so the longest time distance was probably around 3-hours. Even if I don't find what I was looking for, I at least have fun.

    Anyone know who the avatar pic is of? You know, so we can tell her how 'disgusting' her underboob is?
     
  18. wildfly

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    No further than the other side of the bay to get an RTS Lugnut.

    These days, i just drag myself all the way to the computer.
     
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    Took me a while to scroll down from the original post.

    But anyway. An hour's drive to a specialist toy store in the next town, and an hour's drive back.
     
  20. seali_me

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    30-45 minutes drive for grimlock. that freakin' far for a montrealer! then an hour more or less to ottawa for TRU exclusive TRA dunno if that counts since my family decided to go further for a little trip with the new SUV i bought. lol i saw dinosaur bones for the first time that day. i love driving so does my family. little impromptu trips are always fun.
     

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