Minnesota Transformers Sightings

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

  1. Bumblebee bug 1

    Bumblebee bug 1 Sarcasticon

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    I think the real question is why Thundercracker is so easy to find and Skywarp is confined to the world of overpriced eBay auctions.
     
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    I have been wondering this also...

    So true. :-( SW is my fav - had to skip him for Seige but I am hopeful he'll get a "normal" release fro ER.

    Additionally: Hopkins(?) Target had an Astrotrain last night.
     
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    I think Transforming it a couple of times and really jamming the leg pegs got the back end more flush, thank you! One more question: in online reviews, people show Megatron in jet mode balancing evenly on his rear struts and front landing gear. For me, Megatron's chest sticks out past the rear struts, so he ends up tilting to the side and looking rather unprofessional. What am I doing wrong this time?

    In other news, anyone ever had a "one that got away" of Transformers? Someone in my city was selling a Zeta Toys Bruticus for $170, but I messaged him a couple days after it was sold. Tragic.
     
  4. Rodimus Pie

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    Years ago I bought an e-hobby exclusive anime Astrotrain for $70 new, and I freakin’ returned it. :/
     
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    Wasn't Megs packed with Thundercracker? Also where Thundercraker was a repaint and Skywarp was more expensive because he was in a box set, I wonder if people passed them up, especially after seeing ER starscream and realizing we'll probably get all the seekers again in this set?
     
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    Yep, Megs and Thundercracker were packed together, and it seems like Target waaaaay overordered on that wave.
     
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    T-Hybrid Team Lovehammer

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    Same with Leaders. They were running low there for a while, likely made a massive order to refresh after the holidays...and Hasbro thanked them by sending a bunch of Wave 2 with that damn Shockwave nobody was buying to begin with.
     
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    Shockwave is the Snoke of Transformers.
     
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    einhazard Sentient Tapedeck

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    Too bad, since I think Siege Shockwave is one of the best shockwaves we've ever gotten. He was just in too many waves.

    Stopped by Champlin Target last night when visiting a buddy. They had no Earthrise aside from the micromasters (couple sets). Talking about leaders though, they had a couple more galaxy primes than I've seen in other places. (and shockwaves and magni)
     
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    Scorp and Skylynx reveals on the main page if you haven't seen.
     
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    I had no idea... this whole time.... Arcee’s trunk has been disappearing like Prime’s trailer.
     
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    Wazdakka Decepticon

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    I've been waiting for Scorponok for so long, I always wanted the G1, but he was too expensive.

    Speaking of expensive, how cheap did Siege Omega Supreme end up getting before he disappeared? I know Trypticon got brutally discounted.
     
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    I believe I got mine on Amazon for $110. Looks like BBTS has him back on pre-order for $160, and I wouldn’t be shocked if Pulse got more stock. So I don’t know if he’s disappeared completely, but yeah, definitely not the deep discounts of Trypticon (or Fort Max, for that matter.)
     
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    Spiff-O-Matic I can haz catch-phrase?

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    I was just gifted this by a friend at work who was going through his old stuff. Legit Transformer?
     

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    Foster Haslab Unicron Backer #10 Veteran

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    That's a McDonald's happy meal premium. Not officially a Transformer. I have the fries, I think.
     
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    I have an entire set of these guys. They are fun little figures.
     
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    Spiff-O-Matic I can haz catch-phrase?

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    Any recent Earthrise sightings in the south metro, specifically Apple Valley area?
     
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    Oof. I've seen the Deluxes on and off, and a Grapple in Eagan. Nothing else. That was over the past few days.

    Warden initially said Omega was going to get repacked and shipped back out for Earthrise...so if you missed him once it's likely he may get sent back out to stores for a few months before we start getting closer to Scorpy's release date.
     
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    Cool! I wonder if they’ll fix his floppy noggin cannon.
     
  20. MST3KFan

    MST3KFan Master of the Obvious

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    All these Earthrise figures that were first released in Siege...kinda irks me a little. I'm glad I at least held out on buying Siege Smokescreen, though it still means I will be rebuying Bluestreak and Prowl (and maybe Barricade) when their inevitable Earthrise figures show up.

    Earthrise Megatron doesn't look too different from Siege, but boy is that not gonna help the already shelfwaming Siege figures any.

    And seeing Sideswipe and Hound on the Earthrise box art has me worried they're gonna get the Earthrise treatment, too...
     
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