What's the oldest toy you've found at retail?

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  1. T4mercustomz

    T4mercustomz Genus time! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Just thought it would make a cool idea for a thread the oldest I've found was a universe darkwind at toys r us yesterday what about you?
     
  2. Aernaroth

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    A Beast Wars Scavenger, in like 2005 at a zellers.

    Also, G1 balloons in 2003 at a general store in the boonies, but I dont know if that counts as a toy.
     
  3. Stryker055

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    Energon Landmine at Marshall's last year (for $20 at that).
     
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    I bought a G1 Jetfire in 2000 in a local toy shop.

    I found out later that it shouldn't have been on display.

    £19.99

    Happy days.
     
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    Nothing interesting as far as I remember. Just a ROTF Mudflap at walmart a few months back.
     
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    For a more recent example, I found Animated Oil Slick at Superstore last month. I also remember seeing Universe Onslaught (both the Ultra and Legends versions) at a Sears a few months ago
     
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    Three TF Real Gears figures last year at Walmart.
     
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    I found a G1 Hot House while hanging out with some friends in a second-tier local shopping mall. Battered to hell box, but the toy was immaculate. One of my aforementioned buddies, a TF fan, bought it as a curio. This was during the mid-Nineties.
     
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    G1 Dreadwind and Hardhead at Emerald City. didn't get them though cause they were expensive
     
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    BW Transquito at TRU in 2003-04 for $2.
     
  12. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Cyberjets in about 1997 (not that exciting) at a KB Toys Outlet

    I could find Armada minicons readily up until the first movie hit in 2007.
     
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    I found an Animated Blackarchnia at London Drugs around the time you found yours, but other than that its like ROTF shit at Zellers.
     
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    Not crazy old... 2 years or so, but Universe Darkwind and Countdown at TRU last year. And not just one, it was like easily 6 or 7 of each.

    I got sick of looking at them and not seeing a price drop, so I found other boardies looking for them and bought them out. Glad to see them gone.
     
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    AWESOME Idea for a thread man :thumbs2: 

    Well that was cool!

    Before KB Toys closed down in Lincoln park a few years back, they used to have the entire Sgt.Savage line, which at the time was ancient, and with those GIJOE Extreme figs.

    Just recently I found a Resolute Tunnel rat Vs Storm Shadow comic pack, on clearnce at target for $3.23. I think that must be 2-3 years old.
     
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    I remember around '95 or '96 there was a lonely G2 Laser Optimus Prime still on shelf in the way back of a KayBee Toys.
     
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    Universe BW Dinobot hanging right in front of DOTM Deluxes figures at Target last year, it was on clearance for $3.24. Bought it right away. :cool: 
     
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    Hmm, not sure if this is older than Animated shit or not, but there were a couple Universe Silverbolts at my Wal-Mart a few months ago. They were like 40 bucks so I passed, though.
     
  20. jametron

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    As of recently, Universe Smokesceen and Universe Galvatron at 2 different local Rite-Aids...

    But as of this past weekend, a TF07 Camshaft (Swindle Repaint) at Kohl's, and a TF07 Premium Series Leader Class Optmius Prime at Ross or TJMaxx or something. Both of these sightings were in and around Pittsburgh.
     

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