who has never seen a Walmart Excl. Starscream at a local store?

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  1. glancer

    glancer Dinobot

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    I know that this's been a long time, yet during the whole winter last year I did not see the exclusive SS in my local walmart store at all. There were times when I wanted to go onto Ebay to get it, but as time passed my desire was fading, too. I know obviously I've passed a great figure, however as for now I just want to who/where to blame. Poor item distribution? Not enough in-stock items? I did spend more time and money than before then because of the post-movie effect.

    SO how many of you have never seen the exclusive SS at your local Walmart?
     
  2. jerminator

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    i saw it once at my local wally world last nov... as a guy was leaving the store with it. after dashing in, i found that apparently it was the last/only one that particular store had. i'd been scouring 5 regional walmarts on an almost daily basis looking for it to no avail. but i ended up ordering takara's usa edition instead, once it came available.
     
  3. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    *raises hand* ive never seen one which sucks I dont really want it that bad but wouldve bought it anyways :p 
     
  4. unicronsupreme

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    I called around looking for it every day. When I finally got a store that had it, I had them hold one for me. I don't think I ever actually saw one on the shelf though since I didn't go to the shelf to get the one I bought.
     
  5. Shark Jumper

    Shark Jumper さあ、お前の罪を数えろ

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    I never saw robot heroes: Decepticon Sneak Attack....
     
  6. twee

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    Saw a huge shipment of them in a Wal-Mart literally ten miles from the Mexican border a few days after they were reported, and then saw two more shipments in subsequent weeks at my local Wal-Mart. Haven't seen them since. Total time seeing them: three weeks.
     
  7. Cascadia

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    In my old region (southern Oregon), I had 3 Wal-Marts and none of them never had one in stock.
     
  8. shortround

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    i dont no waht ss yal r taking abot but ive never seen him or never seen pics of him
     
  9. Nevermore

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    I've seen (and bought) exactly one MP SS toy in a Wal-Mart, never seen before or since.

    Thank goodness that particular one had no apparent QC issues.
     
  11. rob_charb

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    Oddly enough, I see at least one US version of Starscream every time I go to the toy store...and I don't live in the States, I live in Taiwan.

    He's come down in price a fair bit too...it started out at $3000(Tawain), roughly $90US, now it's down to half that...so I snagged one a couple weeks back! :D 
     
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    I never seen one either.
     
  13. Carl

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    Never saw one - unless you count when I bought it online from walmart.com and had it sent to my local store for pick-up...
     
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    I saw several at one store, which is when I got mine. This was with calling and/or going by every day for a week or two. I think I saw a few left there about a week later, then never again.

    Toys I've never seen were Alt. Swerve and the TRU Titanium exclusives. All said and done, I've been pretty lucky compared to most folks.
     
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    I saw him on several occasions at multiple stores.
     
  16. Ramrider

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    I haven't seen him. But that's probably because we don't have Wal-Marts. Don't know if they've stocked him in ASDA, though.
     
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    I check 5 Wal-Marts regularly and I only saw it at one of the stores. The one that got it, had about 10 of them, but the other four never got them as far as I know.
     
  18. dmc2008

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    At the time I felt taken for finally succumbing to the "scalpers" (remember that debate?) on ebay, but I never once saw him in stores. I was watching over four Walmarts every day... The gas got to be too much. Nowadays HTS and BBTS make sure I get what I can't find :thumbs2: 
     
  19. omega ranger

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    I've never seen it, but I probably would have if I looked more. Never saw the Legacy of Bumblebee 3-pack either.
     
  20. G1Wheeljack

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    I never saw one, I wish I did, now it seems one will cost me twice of what retail would be.
     

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