Michigan Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by ikado, Jan 11, 2003.

  1. phoenixhawk

    phoenixhawk Rollin' to the Rescue! :)

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    The thing with Toys R Us and Babies R Us is that 1) sometimes they get a truck on a certain day, but they might not have the people scheduled to put it on the floor/process it that same day. 2) They don't always know what's ON a certain truck until it is processed and put on the floor.

    Normal replenishment of commonly stocked items has a bit better "tracking" potential, but stuff like the MP figures probably won't show up like that in the system so badgering someone for info they don't have and can never have can get irritating, so I'm sure some people are better than others at keeping a polite face lol.

    That's been my experience with their "trucks" during the last year, so take that for what it is worth or not.
     
  2. Megatronus27

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    Thats kind of you Junkion, but I havent missed any MPs either so Im not too concerned lol.
     
  3. Junkion

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    Well for those interested, according to the supervisor at the Sterling Heights Toysrus, there WILL be a case on the truck tomorrow morning with only 3 MP Prowls. They open at 10AM but sadly I have to work. No dice with the MP Sunstorm though sadly :/
     
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  5. Megatronus27

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    As of the time of this post, there is one MP Sunstorm at Westland TRU.

    FYI -The buy one get 50% off second figure ends tomorrow.

    Good luck guys!
     
  6. Warper of Sky

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    Couple prowl and sunstorms at TRU in Ann Arbor.
     
  7. clockboy92

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    Got the last Sunstorm and the second to last Prowl. The last prowl was hidden behind some backpacks when I left. Thanks for the tip, Warper of the Sky!
     
  8. Brotherjames

    Brotherjames Grandmaster of Flash

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    Well Traverse City is out. I went back during lunch break and they said some guy bought all the Prowls they had last night.
     
  9. Warper of Sky

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    Yeah, I must have gotten there just after they put them on the shelf, because the employee who rang me up said he didn't even realize they had gotten any of these in yet. Glad I could help!
     
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    got MP sunstorm from TRU on 14 and John R. Didn't see prowl...but didn't look too hard. I was in a hurry
     
  11. Crimson Guard

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    Damn, I called Ann Arbor, but they said the Prowl's are gone. The hunt continues. Thanks for the tip though!
     
  12. Megatronus27

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    Really?! I was there at 11:20am and there were no MPs. Did you find them before or after me?
     
  13. HairyDawg

    HairyDawg UGA - Go Dawgs!

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    This is exactly what someone posted about a page or two ago. The trucks come in and get unloaded in the morning. They just didn't have an opportunity to put the stock out. If you are there the morning a truck comes in and you know that a product is already released and showing up at other local TRU then have an employee check the SKN number in their system. If it came in on the truck it will show up in their inventory - even if it isn't on the floor. That is how I got Prowl. The carton of 3 was on a hand cart in the back waiting to be stocked.

    This is also how I scored soundwave last year. He showed up as being in brick and mortar on seibertron.com, I called the AA TRU and the box was in back and hadn't been stocked yet.
     
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    Scored the last set of MP's Prowl and Sunstorm at flint tru this afternoon. Left a Hound on the shelf.
     
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    Hello, all!
    I'm heading up for a weekend visit to Kalamazoo and was wondering if there were any good shops that sold vintage toys? Or a comic store that might have some old toys. A Google search didn't really yield anything...
     
  16. Deadsled

    Deadsled Energon Recovery

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    Remote controlled transforming op & bb at south Lansing target - one each
     
  17. vidmouse

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    Only one I know of is Fanfare at Westnedge and Kilgore Rd.

    (4415 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo Township, MI 49008)
     
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    How are people abusing the boards? I'm curious.
     
  19. Dogmatician

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    I saw both Prowl and Sunstorm (2 each) at the Muskegon Toys R Us midday on August 2nd 2014.
     
  20. Junkion

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    Perhaps that was the wrong word to use. Misusing the boards. Those who visit the site to check to see which store has what they want and then don't even participate to post a sighting. I only can assume that is going on since almost every store mentioned in my post were emptied with only one or two posts after with updates. The math doesn't seem to add up, but then again I can't expect everyone to post. Plus it is quite a popular hobby so I can imagine that a lotta fans happen to hear about it or be there on a good day. I'm just paranoid, that's all.