Iowa Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by Doctor Doom, Aug 14, 2003.

  1. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Ankeny Walmart restocked on the Netflix wave. Ultra Magnus is also on secret clearance there for $35.

    Also they finally got the Real Ghostbusters retro figures in. Snagged a set of the guys with plenty left.
     
  2. Big Lincoln

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    Went to pick up that UM yesterday but the box was trashed. Just got one at the Jordan Creek Walmart though, clearance price too. Thought there'd be a shortage of these lol
     
  3. TickTockGoesTheClock

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    Earthrise at Davenport Target. Looks like all the deluxes. Also a ton of Astrotrains and Optimus'. I bought the prime on the shelf but an employee wheeled a cart with 2 or 3 into the back.
     
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    Any folks in central Iowa looking to buy figures? I have a bunch of stuff to sell including various early movie figures, Transformers Animated, Transformers Prime, Classics, Universe, and a few FP items, to name a few. I don’t have a list put together yet, but feel free to PM me with anything you are looking for before I resort to eBay. Thanks!
     
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    I just picked up Earthrise 2-pack Thundercracker and Skywarp at the Jordan Creek Target in West Des Moines. There was one more left at 8:15 this morning.
     
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    Gir I want to be a mongoose

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    Ah that must have been you I saw walking out of Target then when I was going in. I saw you holding a set and though 'shoot, I was too late!'. Turns out they actually had two more sets. Grabbed one. While I was looking at some other stuff I saw a young lady grab the last one. I think I gave her a heart attack as I think she saw me holding the set and assumed I got the last one. So young lady if you are on here sorry about giving you an accidental heart attack.

    At any rate as far as I know Mills Civic Target is out of two packs as of 8:30.

    They did have Earthrise Optimus if anyone still is looking for him.
     
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    The target website let me do a pickup order for the seeker 2 pack in Altoona just now. Looks like they're finally hitting retail properly, getting real tired of email notifications.
     
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    What!? I ordered one from there for pickup earlier this morning and just now they notified me it was out of stock. It was sitting in processing for about an hour and a half.
     
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  9. TickTockGoesTheClock

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    Well, popfindr was right. I got the only seeker set left at Davenport Target. The employee checked the shelf and said no even though my phone said yes. As I walked by his stock cart, I saw the seeker Asrt. box.
     
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    What time you go because I had just swung by there this morning?
     
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    It was a few hours ago, 1ish? The employees had multiple carts out for different sections. I got lucky and happened to check the toy section cart.
     
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    I read this and was prepared for disappointment when I went to go pick it up but nope, there it was. Sorry man.
     
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    I got lucky and just got the last one from the Valley West Target. Popfindr said they had two in stock so I took a chance since I was gonna be over here anyway.
     
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    Dang, and I was at the Davenport Target just after 11 and struck out. I even glanced at the stockers cart but all he had on it then was Lego stuff. Guess I will have to start using Popfindr. Brickseek never showed anything in stock today, I just happened to be there and checked.
     
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    What confused me the most was that he had 1 on his cart but checking the endcap's maker said none. They must not register until shelved.
     
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    Seeker 2-pack is out at all DSM Targets.
     
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    Target.com and Brickseek both said that the Moline Target had 0 seeker 2-packs but PopFindr was saying that there was 1x there today so I stopped in around 8:30am and there were actually 3x sets. I bought one and left two behind. Guess you can't trust any of these inventory creeper sites fully.
     
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    They're a decent enough guide, but yeah, they're definitely not 100% accurate.
     
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    Davenport Target and their usual bullshit... found ER Doubledealer just now but got to the register and it wouldn't ring up so they took it back.

    They did also have the clone 2 packs, Rung, and Slitherfang.
     
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    Walmart or Target? Or Kmart?