Iowa Transformers Sightings

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  1. Depthcharge

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    None on the shelves.

    I don't bother asking anyone about back stock because they seem to never be willing to look or help me. lol. More accurately, they'll look and tell me they have stuff and then tell me I can't have it.
     
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    Yes Aldi's started selling earthrise figures during the holidays but I don't see them there anymore



    I first noticed when a guy was buying two figures that looked like they were in Earthrise packaging( I was busy bagging my own groceries so I didn't look that long)

    I was thinking " Transformers figures at an Aldi's?"

    I did some digging and yep. Aldi's started to carry earthrise figures

    Transformers Earthrise Wave 2 Appearing at Aldi's for $17.99

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    This would be like find them at a Dollar Tree store. Very unexpected
     
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    Cedar Falls Target had four Thrusts this morning. Nothing else interesting there or at Waterloo Target.
     
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    I checked the Davenport Target again this morning around 9:30 but there was still nothing new out on the shelves. But really surprised because I get the feeling they don't typically stock until later in the day. I might check again later but I dunno, there are only so many times in a day I'm willing to go back to the same store.
     
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    Anyone in Des Moines need a Thrust? I picked up a extra one, Ill sell it at cost.
     
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    I just missed one today, would be willing to take it off your hands if it is still available. Let me know. Thanks!
     
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    Yeah, I still have it.
     
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    4x Thrust at the Target in Davenport right now
     
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    I checked the Target in Moline over lunch too and there was nothing noteworthy there either.

    Back in front of a computer now...

    I wanted to note that while I was at the Davenport Target I overheard a conversation between the employee that was actively stocking toys and another employee. They stated that there is a big reset scheduled for next week (one of them remarked that they would like to get started on it sooner) and one of them also commented on the shelves in the toy area being so bare due to product being held back (I assume for the reset) so... besides Thrust it might be kind of hopeless to check for new Kingdom or Studio stuff for the next few days.
     
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    Yeah, when I asked about some dpci's a guy said that it shows zero but looks like most of the stuff I inquired about is probably on transition pallets.
     
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    That's the same thing we heard all weekend at all the targets on the iowa side.
     
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    Well... guess I can save on my gas money for a few days then.

    On a side note, I did pick up the Kingdom leader T-Rex Megatron from Gamestop.com and it's an ok figure but I'd recommend you guys check out the feedback thread before trying to transform or mess with it too much. There are some definite design issues that lead to breakage of you're not careful. I busted a tab on my own even after I had seen the problem reports.
     
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    There are 4 Thrusts at the Valley West Target.
     
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    A friend of mine picked up kingdom Optimus primal at valley west target
     
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    Found the Deception bone daddy and Warpath at the Ankeny target tonight. Only one of each and I grabbed both. No other Kingdom or Thrust.
     
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    Studio 86 Hot Rod and Scourge at the Davenport Target right now!
     
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    Cedar Falls Target had five SS Hot Rod and four SS Scourge. I was really tempted to take all four Scourges, but I didn't want to be "that guy" (especially since Scourge is shortpacked) so only I took one. I'll just wait for my Amazon preorders for the other three I want. The Waterloo Target had two Hot Rods and one Scourge along with a Kingdom Core Class Optimus Prime.
     
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    How many are left?
     
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    Darn. I probably won't beat you guys there.
     
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    When I was there, I grabbed one of each for myself and left behind I think 1x Scourge and 3x Hot Rod.