Where are the Premiums?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Torque, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    why can i not find any premium series toys? i saw Premium Prime once, but thats it, and it was there for like one day-next, poof. so where are they? victims to Scalpers?
     
  2. GreenScream

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    If you're in the US, hit up HTS. There's also coupon codes floating around, so you'll save gas money from hunting around for the toys.
     
  3. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    wish i had known about that before i drove all around town looking for Premium Ironhide (the one im looking for specifically)
     
  4. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    and of course he is "coming soon"
     
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    Noisemaze2006 Banned

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    I haven't even seen 1 premium yet.
     
  6. MegaHavok

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    I said this in another thread already but everybody seems to have forgotten about the spring/summer drought. this happens every year. Stores arent really ordering alot of any action figure line right now. Ironman figs are complete sold out in stores here as well as gi joes. demand is low so stores order less and transition to outdoor items
     
  7. planetjacker

    planetjacker Critters burn real good. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I was in a target this past weekend and saw all the deluxes but haven't seen Deep Space Starscream yet.
     
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    Optimus Scourge Arcee's boy toy Veteran

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    I've seen the leaders once, no deluxe or voyagers yet
     
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    Noisemaze2006 Banned

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    Iron Man figures are clogging the pegs around here,doesn't look like anybody cares about it. Looks like that's the only new thing they've stocked in months.
     
  10. hutchprime

    hutchprime Made of sterner stuff

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    Unless you're in the future by 2 months, that's not surprising.
     
  11. Deceptichage

    Deceptichage Decepticon Land Pirate

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    Voyager Blackout and Ironhide were released first, but seems to be in short supply as I had only once seen them at Walmart. The Premium Leaders are slowly coming out, but a lot of the stores here still have Nightwatch Prime and DD Brawl clogging up the space. The deluxes were just sighted recently.
     
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    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    I scored a leader Megs and voyager ironhide at my local comic book shop.
     
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    Dude, this is ticking me off too. I know people say there's a drought, and there are a number of reasons for that. But I never bought more than two movieformers because, well, it was hard enough finding the good ones when stores were ordering them.

    I've been waiting for the premium Voyagers for a while. What ticked me off about HTS is that they've been selling Animated toys (which havent touched the shelves in most parts of this country) and Premium Leaders, but no Voyagers. Those are the only Premiums that actually look like upgrades to the originals. But thankfully, this guy is at least selling Premium Ironhide, and below retail;

    http://www.amazon.com/Transformers-...A6SW94OWQKKUY&s=generic&qid=1209562670&sr=1-9
     
  14. Dropshot

    Dropshot Transform your destiny

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    I was hoping that this time, there will be enough quantity of Movie figs, even over here, without the movie hype, stores are ordering very few quantities of transformers.
     
  15. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    Ah yes, I can't wait until people are complaining about the lack of Animated toys because Premiums are clogging the shelves...
     
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    T.F. Allen Formerly known as Krem TFW2005 Supporter

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    Saw Blackout at KB Toys in Potomac Mills Mall, VA.
     
  17. Torque

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    dang, i need Premium Ironhide-my regular Ironhide's rook bit snapped, and i dont mean popped off, but atually broke. into pieces. and he was my favorite too
     
  18. Snkbyt

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    Great link. I just ordered Premium Prime from them cheaper than retail.
     

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