Australia Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by F22Raptor, Dec 29, 2003.

  1. JJJ

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    Kmart Mildura now has (had... :)  ) three of the first wave of Cyberverse deluxes, $29 each. Bumblebee was missing, but I'm sure I can find him at Target soon enough (but probably not at Big W - their Transformers section really sucks).

    I'm a bit suprised not to see reports from the capitals before this (especially that place in Qld that seems to get everything first).
     
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    Mildura! The Sunraysia district. :) 

    Bumblebee is same height as his wave case mates. *sad face*
     
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    Yup, quite literally in the middle of nowhere. And we got them kinda first. Feels... wrong :p 

    Mmmm, I dunno, I think I can live with it considering how much better it is than the usual fare (and the horror show that previous Cyberverse toys have been).
     
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    Saw some bot bots in kmart today, which is the first time I've seen them in Aus I think.

    Also, when do we think the new wave of ss figures will show up?
     
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    You wouldn't be talking about Morayfield, would you? 'Cause I only check once a week, on Thursdays. Which is why today I saw this lot:

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    They had two of each, save Bumblebee. Only reason I even noticed they were new was the Build-a-bot thing - I've no interest in the figures.

    Given said disinterest, I also put that Bumblebee on the right in the frame. I dunno what it is or if it's new, but I don't recall seeing it previously. Not that I've looked, so maybe it's old news.

    Seriously, this place is a backwater. Even Tristram had serfs and a run-down old monastery (plus, y'know, the whole Lord of Terror thing). But for some reason, Transformers figures are showing up here really early.
     
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    Yeah, that's the place :) 

    Aha! I need to check on Wednesdays more often :p 
     
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    Knowing my luck, exactly the right person will start doing that... at Morayfield... so I can't get my hands on anything I actually want! Not that I'll be able to tell anyway, though, given the number of things that just don't get released over here, but still...
     
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    Spotted at Kmart (Altona North, VIC) TLK 2016 Camaro Bumblebee RC $39.
     
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    It seems we overlooked this sighting. Was it in Kmart???
     
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    Via Ozformers Studio Series Wave 8 at Myer store in Perth

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    Yeah. They had two left on the shelf today (a Megatron at the front, didn't check the other), but nothing else new around them.

    All credit to @JJJ, though - they did spot them before I did at a different KMart. Just didn't take a picture.
     
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    the 7th wave of 1-steps (Whirl and Bludgeon), along with the 6th wave of Warriors (black redeco Stealth Force Hotrod, new mould Cybertronian Bumblebee and new mould Cybertronian Megatron) spotted at Toyworlds in Melbourne.

    Via Ozformers

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    Possible first sighting?

    Earthrise in Mackay, QLD
    Leader class Optimus and Astrotrain - $74.99
    Voyager Grapple and Starscream - $49.99
    Micromasters - $19.99
    Battlemasters - $9.99
    Been advised Deluxe will be in stock as of mid next week
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    Good to see (now, Kmart, Target, get a wriggle on), but not the first. There was that Australian who reviewed Earthrise Prime a few weeks ago, and he filmed the part where he found it in a shop much too early. He actually paused and considered whether or not he should grab it :) 

    Also - Prime for only $75?!?!?! :jawdropper: 

    I was expecting at least $100, based on the prices for Siege's Leaders (cos, y'know, it's Voyager Prime plus another big hunk of plastic added on).
     
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    From Ozformer's Facebook page.
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    Spotted at Toyworld Greensborough
    Original Poster is Aiden Marshall on Facebook
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    I linked to your sightings post in the news section, so you should get the news credit for it.
     
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    $75-$80 has been the "off the shelf" price that I've seen for the leaders over here since they first started showing up. So, all 8 or so of the ones that I've seen (including that poor Shockwave who's just warming a shelf at BigW). Then Voyagers for $50-$55, Deluxe for $35-$40, and I don't remember for the others (I only bought the two cassettes - no interest in the rest).

    Well, there was one exception to that: the Siege Astrotrain I managed to score a couple months back, from just in front of said Shockwave. But I consider that to be very much an exception due to a barcoding issue (which I did bring to their attention, even if it was very much in my favour, and still came out on top).
     
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    I had the exact same thing happen with Astrotrain at Target. One single box on the shelf (and none stocked since), so I grabbed it, and they, after much deliberation, put it through as a voyager for $49.

    I was expecting $100 because Target, the only place that has had leaders here, stocked them at $89. Happy to be wrong :)