Florida Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by Drake, Jan 3, 2003.

  1. hiroxion

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    Anyone know of any Orlando-area toy shows happening this summer? I'm thinking I'd like to get a table and unload a large portion of my toy collection that's been gathering dust in the garage. I see TOYLANDO is coming up June 6.
     
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  2. GuardianMonkey

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    My partner has been laid up with some rather severe back problems for the past few days, which means I have missed out on local hunting! Thank goodness I've got the Bring On the Bad Guys Marvel Legends pre-ordered or else it'd be a tense week. Which is to say, let's add my name to those knuckleheads hoping to find Major Bludd! If anybody in Orlando scores an extra, please let me know :) 
     
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    Ultra Reverb Well-Known Astro-Creep

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    I think there's at least 2 main groups that promote and put on toy and comic shows locally, and they cross-promote one another, which is a nice gesture. Here's more for the year from the Toylando group, I think.

    Florida Toy Shows Expos - Kids Events in Lakeland | AllEvents.in
     
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  4. hiroxion

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    Cool, thank for the link!
     
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  5. Ultra Reverb

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    You're welcome!
    I try and hit up every local show I can. And when I tell friends about them they always seem surprised that there are smaller local shows.

    So far this year I've hit up shows in Cocoa, Ocala, Jax, Kissimmee, and Deland. There's also shows in Daytona, etc.
     
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    Sorry, this is a rant because after a year into this line, Hasbro has done nothing to fix this and Target neither.. So far Major Bludd has hit every target it seems in Central FL either Sunday or Monday, and so far every one of them was bought up by a scalper it seems. I talked to my friends at Target and they show that their PG is supposed to be set on the 30th for Major Bludd, hope a restock happens. Let's beat these scummy scalpers before Target discontinues this figure in a month(ish).
     
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  7. Big Hache

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    I wanted to get a Maj. Bludd because he looks awesome, but this entire line is turning into you can't buy it so I'm starting to not care anymore.

    Also, haven't seen anything on the shelves so nothing to report in JAX.
     
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    Target on Pine Ridge Rd in Naples:
    Kingdom
    - Core Class Megatron and Starscream
    - 1x Warpath
    - 1x Ultra Magnus, 2x Beast Megatron
    Studio Series: 1x 86 Hot Rod that had been returned

    Saw no GI Joe stuff, for those looking.
     

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  9. KibblerGrrrl

    KibblerGrrrl Zealous mini-cassettes & fembots evangelist

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    Fort Myers/Lee County roundup:

    DD's Discounts @ 3253 Cleveland Ave at ~9:30AM had no Transformers or anything else of note.

    Gamestop & Books-a-Million @ 4125 Cleveland Ave (Edison Mall) weren't open until 11AM, didn't wait around 40 minutes to check them.

    Walmart @ 4770 Colonial Blvd & Six Mile Cypress Pkwy at ~10:55PM had:
    Kingdom: 3 x Optimus Primal
    Cyberverse warrior: 1 x Soundwave, 1 x Bumblebee
    and that was absolutely everything for Transformers

    Target @ 9350 Dynasty Dr (The Forum, east of I-75) at ~11:50PM had:
    Kingdom: 1 x Cyclonus, 1 x Optimus Primal, 1 x trex Megatron, 1 x Ultra Magnus, 2 x Blackarachnia, 1 x Cheetor, 1 x Paleotrex, 3 x core Starscream, 2 x core Megatron, 3 x Vertebreak, 1 x Rattrap
    Studio Series 86: 2 x Hot Rod
    Studio Series: 3 x tetrajet Starscream
    Buzzworthy: 2 x Shatter (car), 6 x WWII Bumblebee, 8 x Bumblebee w/exosuit Spike, 1 x spark armor Bumblebee, 1 x Mega 1-Step Bumblebee
    Cyberverse deluxe: 1 x Starscream, 1 x Prowl, 1 x Arcee w/BaF
    Other Cyberverse stuff
    G.I. Joe Classifieds: 1 x Scarlett, 1 x Roadblock

    Ross @ 3254 Forum Blvd (The Forum) at ~12:00PM had no Transformers or anything else of note.
     
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  10. LemonPrime

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    Target off Goldenrod/university in Orlando has 3 Major Bludds. I passed on him. Not excited about this line anymore. Good luck!
     
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    Got a ML Modok from Daytona Best Buy... Never thought I'd find one.

    Remember to give your local Best Buy some occasional love. Might surprise you.
     
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    Not that I live close but I wouldve paid you for one to be shipped to me here in Ormond. Hopefully we get restock, glad to see that someone is finding them in the afternoon, maybe there is hope!

    Daytona target has 1x Kingdom UM, only thing of note.
     
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    San Jose Walmart has wave 2 retro headmasters, kingdom leaders Ultra Magnus and BW Megatron. RED series Cheetor and Prime Arcee.
     
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    Has anyone seen any Dino's in South Florida
     
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    Seen him (and B-127) at a couple Targets in Lee County so far, but they're likely gone now. Will let you know if I see him again.

    Edit: DeepDiscount.com has Dino in stock for $17.97 (orders of $25 or more to get free shipping).
     
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    Fort Myers/Lee County roundup for 5/21:

    Walmart @ 14821 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy & S Tamiami Tr at ~12:05PM had:
    WfC Kingdom: 1 x Ractonite, 2 x Arcee
    Studio Series 86: 1 x Hot Rod (slightly smooshed box, but still sealed) for $26.86
    Thrilling30 Rattrap in Kingdom Cheetor box still here too.
    A few Cyberverse warrior figs

    Walmart @ 17105 San Carlos Blvd & Summerlin Rd at ~12:45PM had:
    WfC Netflix: 2 x Wheeljack, 3 x Elita-1 (one opened/damaged box), 1 x Impactor, 1 x Deseeus drone, 1 x Bumblebee, 1 x Red Alert for $17.88 ea
    WfC Kingdom: 2 x Blackarachnia, 2 x Cheetor, 2 x Paleotrex, 2 x Warpath
    Studio Series 86: 2 x Hot Rod (one slightly smooshed box, but still sealed) for $26.86 ea
    Studio Series: 4 x tetrajet Starscream (couple slightly smooshed boxes, but still sealed) for $26.86 ea
    Other Cyberverse warrior figs
     
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    Found Lady Jaye and Flint at the Bird Road Target this morning. Got a truck date for Major Bludd too but the floor guy was very VERY clear and I quote "those will be gone before the pallet stops in the stock room". Not really bummed. I've given up on this line.

    Ironically I was looking for the MOTU Rise Of Evil 2 pack which I still can't find.
     
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    I’m glad I never went in with Classified. The figures look great, though. I’m still hoping to find a retro Scarlett and Roadblock

    Homestead Walmart was bare
     
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  19. BulletSponge

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    Not TF related, so I apologize, but has ANYONE seen any Minecraft minifigs anywhere in FL recently?

    The last time I found any was back in Nov and nobody but ToyWiz sells them...
    And that place is rip-off central
     
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    Stopped by Oldsmar Walmart for an item and scouted out the TFs. Finally found Cyclonus. There is one left. Saw a couple of primal Optimuses, SS Dinos, and SS 86 Hot Rod. Two Grimlocks are shelf warming. Probably the most stock I have seen there in a while.
     
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