Where is Big Daddy and Grindcore?!?!?

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  1. ser3100

    ser3100 Well-Known Member

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    Is BD and Grindcore that hard to find? Since their release, i have not seen these two figures. Why are these figures so rare or is Hasbro just not shipping enough? I honestly thought CJ and Landmine would be harder to find but im still seeing these guys at my local walmarts. If anyone sees these guys, please PM me. Thanks.
     
  2. NemesisBruticus

    NemesisBruticus Banned

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    Ive seen and bought BD, but never grindcore.
     
  3. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    BD was 2 per case
    Grindcore was 1 per case
    Both were popular and sold out quickly. Because of the nature of the figures, they were not restocked and they probably will not be restocked.
     
  4. Bryan

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    I can't get any Grindcore love, goddamit.
     
  5. Chosen

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    You could have gotten love via me several weeks ago, though. :(  I'm pretty sure I saw more Grindcores than Big Daddies when I bought my BD, since he was the most popular one in the bunch, or at least an equal amount of both.
     
  6. butz

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    Doesn't help that only certain Walmarts actually got the exclusives (same situation happened with the exclusive Classics repaint of Constructicon Maximus). Grindcore is definitely the harder of the 2 to find, and when you find a Wal-mart that carried the exclusives around here, theres just ass-loads of Jolt left... I hate that mold! Figures, it'd be the only one I can find, as it's the only one I absolutely DON'T want.
     
  7. twee

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    Yeah, I only saw them for like a week and POOF, gone. Only bought Grindcore because I already had Downshift, but after looking at the surprising demand for Big Daddy, I should've bought him as well. Oh well.
     
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    I bought a Big Daddy, and when I went back a week later they still had one Grindcore. I ALMOST picked him up, then passed. No biggie, since I really only wanted Big Daddy, but I'd buy a Grindcore now if I could find one.
     
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    It's pretty much over. You guys had about 2 weeks to get these figures. If you missed them, then you'll have to hit Ebay or the BST boards. The Wal-Marts around here got in 3 cases each & that's it. So only 3 Grindcore's & 6 Big Daddy's per store. They sat here for a while & didn't sell too fast but by now they're history. Same thing happened with the MP Starscream. 2 weeks & gone!
     
  10. Feralstorm

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    Ditto.

    If there's a downside to the resurgence in TF popularity, it's that limited exclusives and/or short-packed items are gone 'immediately' instead of 'eventually'.
     
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    Yeah, I hate walmart exclusives,

    I broke down and bought Grindcore off ebay for $18 shipped last week.
     
  12. shadow panther

    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    my Wally never got any of these, same goes for Devestator Alt Ravage and Rumble and MP Starscream. i ended up ebayin em all
     
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    i just got big daddy off of amazon.com for $13.85 plus $4.85 shipping...better than the scalper prices off of ebay
     
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    when i got my 4 figs there was only 1 big daddy to 4 grindcore,3 jolt and 2 divebomb. I assumed they had just put them out.I figured big daddy was the 1 per case.
     
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    Ill never understand the thinking behind the way they pack cases , why not just pack them even 6 and 6 or 4 and 4 , how ever many come to a case ..
     
  16. TJOmega

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    I was in the same boat, 4 Walmarts around here and I only found Jolt and Divebomb. Had to hit eBay for Grindcore (which I paid too much) and Big Daddy, who I actually got a deal on.
     
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    the logical choice would have been 3 big daddy,3 grindcore,3 jolt and 3 divebomb.(assuming a case is 12 figs) But one of my walmarts had a pallet display with 4 sides of figs. i would guess 144 total figs with all the deluxes mixed in
     
  18. Soundblaster1

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    There was 9 figures to a case.
     
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    I wanted Big Daddy but I wont pay a scalper for him. Im pretty much tired of the movie line. I would of picked him up if I saw him though.
     
  20. butz

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    Ditto- pretty much the same price too. Then again, between him and Grindcore, Big Daddy appears to be the easier one to find... maybe I shoulda went for GC instead? Oh well.
     

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