Minnesota Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by Foster, Oct 23, 2003.

  1. kibble

    kibble Seeker style, yo!

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    My question is, why the hell are they sending the shit out a month or more before they can sell it? It's not like this is some major, high profile product that the world is itching to get their hands on. Why would Hasbro be asking these stores to waste valuable space for a month on some niche toy line product? Stupid...
     
  2. einhazard

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    Something to do with Pulse I guess? Iunno.
     
  3. T-Hybrid

    T-Hybrid "See see Seacons!"

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    And it seems to be *all* Hasbro product.

    Here's some possible insight into the possibility of it being a Target issue more than anything.
     
  4. einhazard

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    Shakopee Walmart had some Siege w2 deluxes, a couple Shockwaves, a lot of series 2 botbots in all varieties, a couple G1 reissue bees, swerves, and Optimi. Also a handful of the Scrapmetal SS wave.
     
  5. NICKBOT

    NICKBOT It's rough out there, stop being MN Nice™.

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    Hey fellas, is there a store locally that sells Tamiya or Games Workshop paints? P&TY. Apologies that this isn't a sighting per say.

    EDIT: WTF, Games Workshop is based in Eden Prairie?!?! Haw!
     
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  6. ServO

    ServO Seeker (I look for stuff) Moderator

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    Give Hub Hobby a shot...64th and Penn. I THINK they sell GW paints, but I KNOW they sell Tamiya.
     
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  7. NICKBOT

    NICKBOT It's rough out there, stop being MN Nice™.

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    Gracias amigo!
     
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  8. T-Hybrid

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    Good News: Was able to exchange a spare Shockwave I had for Galaxy Prime at a Target in IGH.

    The bad news...I gotta wait until July to replace this. If anyone spots one at Walmart between now and then let me know.

    Ugggggh.
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  9. einhazard

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    Holy crap I just worked on something for Hub Hobby Center for my work! O_O What a coincidence!
     
  10. ServO

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    I'm in that place AT LEAST once a week. I'm probably at Hub more than I'm at Hot Comics, and I work at Hot Comics lol.
     
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    Target is just begging to be scammed with this street date horse s*÷*
     
  12. Matt Overholser

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    What street date?
     
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    The Siege Galaxy Prime. They have them in stock but can't sell them untill the end of July. I had one in hand and unfortunately as opposed to scanning a Ultra Magnus upc and being done with it, I tried to buy it legit. A manager walked up and plucked it right out of my hands. Frustrating as hell.
     
  14. Matt Overholser

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    Another thing that I found frustrating is I can not find the ss series that has wwii bee at any targets, would’ve thought that wave would be swimming all over the place during this sale.
     
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    That one came and went pretty quick. The one one the pegs everywhere is the Scrapmetal wave.
     
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    Funny story, the only reason I got mine was because I tried doing an exchange...and I'm pretty sure the guy at the counter accidentally scanned the Shockwave I brought with me twice instead of the Prime.

    When he told me I was all set, he put them both down with Shockwave facing me. I had to reach past that to take the Prime.

    Not sure if he realized his mistake, but he didn't object to me taking the Prime.
     
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    I still see Barricade and Crowbar from time to time. I think Eagan Walmart?

    Though Walmart appears to have already given up Voyager SS.

    Also, I think there's more street-dated stuff chilling at Targets. The only difference is they're whole cases so they're not being mistakenly put out.

    Street dating Prime but including him with Shockwave is just asking for confusion. Hell, the Prime I ended up taking home was from IGH. And that was the same store where they took it away from me at check out the first time.
     
  18. T-Hybrid

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    Ask and ye shall receive, Eagan Target has one full set of that wave, including the Bee.

    I tucked him away for safe keeping. Let me know if you're heading that way and I'll give you the hiding place.
     
  19. Matt Overholser

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    Thanks but I’m thinking of ordering them from amazon, have prime and don’t have to pay tax.
     
  20. Matt Overholser

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    This is off topic a little bit but has anyone heard what this years SDCC exclusive figure might be?