Florida Transformers Sightings

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

  1. Kingragnork

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    Not TF related but Titusville target has 2x G.i. Joe Breaker's, a whole mess of the HG Gundam model kits, 1 Funko Shockwave(I lied about the not TF), a few Game of Thrones target exclusive Rhaegal funko pops. No pokemon cards.
     
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  3. Nutimus Prime

    Nutimus Prime Always collecting :)

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    Anyone still seeing Worlds Collide sets? Never found any up here.

    I'd like to buy it if anyone is willing to ship it or happens to be within moderate driving distance from Pensacola. :cool: 
     
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    I don’t think we ever got any down here in the southwest Florida area either.
    I never saw them and I work all over the three counties and I don’t recall anybody spotting them here.
    The only reason I was even able to get one is because they send me every once in a while to work in West Palm Beach.
    I saw them multiple times over a few months over there. They were almost shelf warming.
    Just goes to show how messed up distribution can be.
     
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    In the Orlando area most Targets never even got a case. The only reason I was able to get one was by stalking the Target website for awhile looking for which stores got them in stock. In all I only saw two stores ever have them in stock on there though, so even that method did not show every case that came in. Hopefully the window did not pass for you, but I fear it might have.
     
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    Umm, yes every Target gets every exclusive, theyre sold out, thats why youre not seeing any.

    For whatever its worth, theyre shelfwarming in Canada at TRU.
     
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    Just to clarify, I meant that when looking online you can check to see what stores have stock. I only ever saw two stores in the area have them labeled in stock on there: Winter Garden and Altamonte. That definitely doesn't mean that other stores in the area did not get them, but at least they didn't let the site know they were in stock. I can confirm that the website can somewhat be trusted because I dragged my girlfriend through Gotha back roads to get to Winter Garden one evening to nab the last remaining 4 pack on the shelf.

    Anecdotally, I live right down the road from the Millenia Target. That store never got the pack in stock. On their little PDA it showed that the case was supposed to come in, but it never did according to folks that work there. The shelf tag stayed there for awhile until they took it down to replace it with those Optimus and Megatron statues. Likely just poor distribution.
     
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    Has anyone seen the new Gundam Battlogue kits in the Orlando area? No dice at Sodo, East Colonial or Millenia.
     
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    I saw one at the Kendall Target in Miami last week, so don’t give up.

    The Kendall Walmart is following suit and restocked with wave 1 SS86 Deluxes and the Kingdom deluxe wave with Scorponok. No Tracks. One single retro Optimus Primal and about 4 Cheetors. I counted 5 SS Sideswipes.
     
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    I can confirm that macys at Clearwater countryside mall was studio series. Gnaw and wreckgar both present.

    oldsmar target has shadow panther on the pegs. Had to ask an employee for waspinator. Someone’s relative was looking at the same time so employee came back with 2. Not sure if any left. Hi if you’re a member!
     
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    I would have never thought to check Macy's in a million years. :) 
     
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    I popped into the Macy's in Millenia Mall. Wreck Gar and Thrust is all they had for Transformers. Tons of G.I. Joe stuff and some Marvel Legends as well. But there was more space for toys left open so more cases of stuff might come in.

    I'll keep my eyes open for you. Hadn't realized that they hit shelves already.
     
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    I've seen them multiple times at different Targets here in Miami. They come in and sell out right away.
     
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    Two Waspys and two Shadow Panthers along with the Sparx Armor combiners, grindor and ravage and Slug alll at Boynton Beach Target on Congress! Good luck
     
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    Has anyone found Waspinator in the Jax area yet?
     
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    Also saw Shadow Panther at the West Hillsborough Target. Only one. Rest is same old. Looks stocked, but with nothing any of us want, lol
     
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    No, but I've seen the build-a-Zaku action figure series of Gundams at the East Colonial Target just yesterday, as well as the local Hobby Lobby. I found them to be pretty lackluster, especially when compared to the actual model kits.

    I gave up on finding the USA-type Entry Grade RX78 in-store so I ordered a bunch of them from Target.com.
     
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    Waspinator is shipping from Pulse soon!

    ALSO if anyone is still hunting the Marvel Legends Happy Hogan/Midas armor 2-pack, there's one left at the Pinellas Park Target (as of a couple hours ago) marked down to about 15 bucks! I grabbed one set for me, one for another mod, but keep your eyes out in case other stores are doing the same. First time I saw the set in the wild too.
     
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    If you absolutely can't find the current Studio Series deluxe wave for some reason, Big Lots is carrying them for $23 each.

    That said, Waterford Lakes Target has them for $19.99 (and 25% off one toy with the Cartwheel app).
     

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    Fort Myers/Lee County roundup for Friday 10/22/2021:

    Walmart @ 14821 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy & S Tamiami Tr had:
    Vintage Beast Wars: 1 x Optimus Primal, 1 x Megatron, 3 x Cheetor, 3 x Rattrap
    Studio Series: 1 x tetrajet Thrust, 3 x Sideswipe
    Studio Series 86: 2 x Blurr, 2 x Kup
    WfC Kingdom: 2 x Dinobot, 1 x Inferno (+1 Inferno w/ torn open box), 2 x Optimus Primal, 5 x Scorponok, 3 x Tracks, 4 x Wheeljack, 4 x Wingfinger
    Cyberverse Dinobots Unite deluxe: 2 x Cheetor, 1 x Grimlock
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    Walmart @ 17105 San Carlos Blvd & Summerlin Rd (near Fort Myers Beach) had:
    Vintage Beast Wars: 1 x Cheetor, 1 x Rattrap
    WfC Kingdom: 2 x Optimus Primal, 2 x Blackarachnia, 1 x Paleotrex, 5 x Scorponok, 3 x Tracks, 4 x Wheeljack, 4 x Wingfinger
    Studio Series: 1 x B-127 (+2 more on B-127 overhead overstock shelf)
    Studio Series 86: 8 x Blurr, 1 x Jazz, 4 x Kup (+2 more Kup on overhead overstock shelf)
    WfC Netflix: 1 x Deep Cover
    Cyberverse warrior: 10+ x assorted
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    Target @ 15880 San Carlos Blvd had:
    WfC Kingdom: 1 x T-Wrecks, 1 x Blackarachnia, 2 x Scorponok, 1 x Tracks, 2 x Wheeljack, 2 x Wingfinger, 1 x core Megatron, 1 x Vertebreak
    Studio Series: 5 x tetrajet Thrust, 1 x SS74 RotF Bumblebee w/Sam,
    Buzzworthy: 4 x Warrior 4-pack, 4 x Clunker Bee/Barricade, 1 x High Octane Bee/Stinger, other Buzzworthy stuff
    Cyberverse ultra: 5 x Bumblebee, 1 x Ramjet, 1 x Skullcruncher
    Cyberverse deluxe: 1 x Arcee w/BaF, few other Cyberverse stuff

    Stopped at 2 (out of 9) local Walgreens, still no Red Alerts yet.
     
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