Illinois Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by Static Prime, Jan 31, 2003.

  1. 3.8TransAM

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    I wish Australia to fall in the ocean just like I want California too.

    Their damn flu bug is the shit(literally)

    Little dude has gotten it twice and now I finally got it....................

    So anyone else getting creamed by it I feel your pain.

    This is the first thing I've done in like 36 hrs or so.
     
  2. Mixmastah

    Mixmastah Scientist

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    Downers Grove had like 20 MP TC's and 8 GDO Wheelies
     
  3. Chaddicus

    Chaddicus Don't call me Shirley

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    I'm from across the river in Madison, IL, but since I've been in the Army for the past 10 years I'm not current on all my shopping locations. I ran across that TRU when I went down to the Neurtral Zone on Reavis Barracks to check out there transformers. hope it helped.
     
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    This is the truest statement I've heard in a while. Well put Jim.
     
  5. 3.8TransAM

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    Women pitch at us way too much when in labor. At hospital and im sick still. Supposed to be boy. Live from hospital
     
  6. col

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    Good luck, dude! Hope everything goes smoothly.
     
  7. madman1366

    madman1366 "The Bad Guy"

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    Call me crazy, but I would say TRU did really well on what I thought was an INSANE list of exclusives last year. Could have been a few more MP Primes around, but I generally think there was plenty enough of everything else for most folks to get what they were after. All the leftover DOTM made it rather difficult to keep track of most the other stuff, Prime figs did not have much impact so all those exclusives really boosted the sales.

    With that said, I think it would be up to TRU to step up and take on more MP figs. I can't see TRU having many complaints other than having enough for the strong demand. So long as they keep selling well there is a good chance of seeing more. We got 2 for the first time last year, handled that well, so perhaps we'll see 3 or 4 this year.
     
  8. Keith Prime

    Keith Prime Advanced Engineer

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    Haven't had the chance to get out yet. & may not for a while, unless my friend w/ the receipt forgets to bring it by today so I can exchange some damaged DVDs. (I was actually at that TRU a few days before you posted, the day I got the DVD set I need to exchange, so it's been too soon to make my way back yet -- didn't have the chance to watch the DVD w/ damage until a few days ago)

    It doesn't matter much at this point, since FoC Starscream, Sideswipe & Grimlock, & Prime Smokescreen (all I really am interested in at this point -- unless we get more Dinobots & a Hasbro Prime Voyager Breakdown), all should be readily available at my local Walmart... eventually...
     
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    U can count me as one of the folks who never saw a MP10 live in person. Ordered them on the original order and never found them in a store period......

    As a side note:

    Mommy and baby are good.

    10 fingers, 10 toes and everything is there and working.

    7lb, 11.4 ounces, born at 7:11am today and just shy of 20 something inches.

    Once I find out how to do pics from phone or take other camera in later and host them somewhere I will get a pic or two up

    Thanks guys
     
  10. Hoptimus

    Hoptimus How I roll.

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    HUZZAH!!

    Congratulations, my friend, from one dad to another. God bless and the very best of luck. Now go get some sleep, it may be the last good sleep you ever get.
     
  11. Omegatron45

    Omegatron45 Base-former

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    congratulations!!
     
  12. freezah

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    3.8 congrats! What is the babies name?
     
  13. Dah Padre

    Dah Padre Retired Porn Star

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  14. Cracka J

    Cracka J judas in my mind TFW2005 Supporter

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    congrats man!

    tru did excellent with the gdo's, but really bad estimation on the mp's. TC is still openly available at almost all tru's with a lot of stock left, while MP prime is nowhere to be found. why they ordered more of TC is a big mystery to me. now top that with soundwave, sideswipe, red alert, prowl, smokescreen and as of today bluestreak going to be waiting in the wings. It's a tall order for hasbro and tru to cook up. I'm guessing they'll tackle a few off that list but not all. and I'm guessing you will wait quite awhile for them.

    I'd rather not wait and guess anymore. This is a line I'm all in for now, so I'm going takara.
     
  15. Tim Formas

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    I think they overestimated the popularity of Thundercracker. I think you can make an argument that he was the least desirable of the three main Seekers and probably has the least eye-popping color scheme for those non-fans or parents borderline on the purchase.

    While I think TRU would be wise to consider not ordering an overabundance of Soundwave (outside of fans, who would buy a cassette tape deck?). I don't think they'll have a problem selling the cars, if they can stagger the release of each car every month or two.
     
  16. GrantB

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    I could see some non-TF-savvy ordering manager at TRU using the MP-10 numbers to estimate demand for Thundercracker. That would explain it.
     
  17. jessecuster

    jessecuster One Goal!

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    Congratulations 3.8 and Mrs 3.8.
     
  18. jnkprofitt

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    Does anyone have a Fe Cliffjumper they want to part with? Or Vortex and Blastoff from the target exclusives? My son lost some peices(blastoff weapon and vortex tail rotor and blades) on it and want to complete it or at least get a decent deal on a fansproject set.
     
  19. col

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    Congrats, 3.8! Glad everyone's doing well.
     
  20. Cracka J

    Cracka J judas in my mind TFW2005 Supporter

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    he has arrived...
    shipped at 7:50pm by ups lol...I didn't think they delivered that late.