Florida Transformers Sightings

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  1. Nutimus Prime

    Nutimus Prime Always collecting :)

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    Navarre Walmart had 3 Gamer Edition Sideswipe, 3 Studio Series concept Sunstreaker, and 2 Studio Series Gnaw.
     
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    I am interested in Shockwave almost. I don't really collect Movie Decepticons post AOE.
     
  3. LemonPrime

    LemonPrime Greetings Programs

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    Got the only Origin Wheeljack at Waterford Lakes Target!
     
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    Park Place Target has

    2x Studio Series BBM Shockwaves
    1x Legacy United Bumblebee
    1x Legacy United Chase

    also a random restock of the wave 1 cores for 2023 which consists of arcee, freezer, and ironhide
     

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    GameStop at Park Place has

    1x Legacy United Sandstorm
    1x Legacy United Magneous
    1x Legacy United Thundertron
    1x Studio Series Scrapheap
     

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  6. Omnus

    Omnus needs more time TFW2005 Supporter

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    I hit up 2 Targets this morning. Up first...

    Target on Linton just off I-95 (Delray Beach) -
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    Stranger Things crossover x 6 (more of them?!)
    Studio Series:
    86 Junkheap x 1, 86 Snarl x 2, RotB Optimus Primal x 2, GE Starscream x 4
    Legacy:
    LU Animated Bumblebee x 1, LU Windblade x 1, LU Magneous x 1, LU Silverbolt x 1 (returned, it had been cut out of all its holding ties), L Galvatron x 1, L Blitzwing x 1, LE Armada Megatron x 1

    Target on Hillsboro & Powerline (Deerfield Beach) -
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    Studio Series:
    86 Snarl x 1, RotB Optimus Primal x 1, GE Starscream x 1
    Legacy:
    LU Animated Bumblebee x 1, LU Windblade x 1, L Galvatron x 1 (sitting warm and comfy in his nest)

    What's our lesson for today?
    <Mr. Rogers voice>Can you say 'picked over'? I knew you could.</Mr. Rogers voice>
     
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  7. 3P Desperation

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    Finally found Pablo at the 9 Mile Target in Pensacola! He was hidden in the collectibles section in the back, but my radar was especially tuned today.
    They also had 3 Primals, 3 United Bumblebees, 1 Windblade, and 1 Chase.
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  8. Nutimus Prime

    Nutimus Prime Always collecting :)

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    Lol is that the one I said my wife found on Saturday? Someone tried to hide it. :p 
     
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    Might be, lol! He was hidden behind a bunch of random Lego sets that shouldn't have been their either. I just caught the white on his head peeking out.
     
  10. Tribalelements

    Tribalelements Targetmaster

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    I been seeing this around, why are people calling this "Pablo?" I am actually curious.
     
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    It is painted on the side of the van. Plus he is more of a Pablo than Wheeljack.
     
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  12. WreckerImpactor

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    Check out his alt mode
     
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    I think one of Hasbro's failures in future series' is borrowing names from previous characters while trying to make them into new characters. I remember as a kid I wouldn't collect a figure that had a borrowed name from an original G1 guy. I didn't mind repaints but don't give a character the same name as a recognizable character like Jetfire or Wheeljack because they are too cheap to TM or Register new character names. It really is off putting and lazy.
     
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    That's pretty silly. Most kids getting into TFs from an entry show don't know squat about the franchise history. Armada (UT in general) reused a lot of names and those characters are who I and many others think of when those names are used.

    The big issue is blatantly rereleaseing a barely altered version of G1 every 3-4 years as the flagship children's show instead of creating new ideas, Universes and characters. With how Transformers names work if we never reuse them we'll eventually get to he point where we'll have to name them something stupid like Hashtag, could you imagine?
     
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    Not everyone has been collecting for the entire lives. Generations figures back in 2011 got me back into collecting. The nostalgia of these characters. Same thing happened to a few of my friends in 2019 with the Siege stuff. Every few years they have to refresh their bread and butter and sell us the same character. They only have so much water to pull from the well.
     
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    I found the new Target Blaster in Tampa! Only one at the USF area location. Still looking for Snarl :( 
     
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    I saw over a dozen snarl during circle week at target but they are all gone now. I also saw one at walmart in lakeland.So there is hope for walmart shoppers.
     
  18. WreckerImpactor

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    But they're not refreshing anything. They're reheating left overs. You can only eat left over for so long before you want something new.
     
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    There is 1 SS86 Blaster at Casselberry Target as of noon on Friday
     
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  20. Omnus

    Omnus needs more time TFW2005 Supporter

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    Target on SR7 just north of Palmetto Park Road (Boca Raton) -
    Origin Wheeljack x 1
    Legacy:
    LU Tasmania Kid x 1, LU Bouldercrash x 1, LU Energon Megatron x 3
    Studio Series (split between TF section and a small "endcap" section the next aisle over):
    GE Starscream x 5
    SS86 Scrapheap x 3