Minnesota Transformers Sightings

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

  1. kibble

    kibble Seeker style, yo!

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    Cool, didn't know they were selling them in store yet. I sure as heck wouldn't camp out for one, though. Glad he was rewarded for that kind of commitment. I'm about ready to say screw it due to the minor annoyance of false positive online monitors and just check back around March!
     
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    Walmart only started doing it this week. Eden Prairie, Burnsville, AV, and Eagan all got about 16 or so units. Apparently the Eagan line got so bad that 5 cop cars showed up.

    Bloomington and Secret both were going to get some on the same night, so I suggested if he was willing to camp that he should go to Secret since that one is usually way more lowkey and oft-forgotten. Especially compared to Bloomington which is already sketchy as hell before you introduce a massively high-demand piece of electronic equipment.

    They don't make fun of my Transformers hobby precisely because of tips like that.
     
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    if anybody finds this sale in MN, lmk. I’d be down for the W1 Netflix deluxes to complete Teletraan. IF they’re at half off.
     
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    2 Skylynx in Chanhassen if anyone needs him still
     
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    Walmart decided to send two emails earlier this week informing that my Snapdragon pre-order was delayed a fourth (and fifth?) time.

    Sidenote: anyone want to split the War Breakdown 2-pack? I only want the Breakdown and do not care for the Jet Vehicon. Looks like it has gone from pre-order to normal order on Pulse.
     
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  6. MST3KFan

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    Well, got what I will consider as good news today. It's sounding like my Dad's health is slowly improving.

    However, it will be a long road to recovery as COVID really did a number here.

    I'm not doing much in the ways of toy hunting right now (pretty much staying at home for reasons), but if someone comes across one of the Netflix Soundwave pack, could you maybe pick it up for me? I'll pay you back or if you're looking for anything trade wise, I am thinking of offloading some stuff here in the future.
     
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  7. Mister Gone

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    Nabbed the lone Runabout at Edina Target. Nothing else new
     
  8. einhazard

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    man you must have been there RIGHT before me!
    Nothing new at Bloomington Target last night either. Unless you're REALLY into ER megs. (Someone was asking about that version of the mold - I'm getting the G2 version today so I'll write up some thoughts)
    I'm going to see a friend in AV, so I'm gonna try to hit some Walmarts in the south as well.
     
  9. optimusfan

    optimusfan Kill your heroes Administrator TFW2005 Supporter

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    I like ER Megs, other than the very downgraded accessory:

     
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    I'm right with you. I think he's better than the Siege version, if not a little finnicky in places (getting his treads to fold up flush, fitting the back plate in). I do think the gun/sword is pretty dumb, but they could have so, so easily turned the whole thing into a spear that plugs into the fusion cannon... and didn't. For some reason.

    Otherwise, nicer looking alt, nicer looking bot, one dumb weapon.
     
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  11. Spiff-O-Matic

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    Bloomington, shakopee, and av walmart all bust to Netflix soundwave. Av at least had prime. All 3 had a few wheeljacks

    (I think there was another collector there with me at AV so if it was one of you, hi!)
     
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    Monticello Target has 4 Runabouts left.
     
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    Coon Rapids / Riverdale Walmart has several Snapdragons, but nothing else interesting.
     
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    3 Runabout at AV Target off Pilot.

    Of Note: Studio Leaders, as well as Voyagers for ER and Studio, were completely out of stock. Could be worth monitoring for any SS86 restocks.
     
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    Oh, I thought SS86 was mid-first quarter 2021?
     
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    It's on the same DPCI as the current stock so I wouldn't be shocked of it trickles out before the end of the year.

    Kingdom is all new, so that'd be the one that could take a bit yet.
     
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  18. Bluestreaker

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    True. And now the Australia sighting this morning.

    Not looking forward to everyone trying to army-build Scourge for the Sweeps.

    I’ll interesting to see if retail shipments are delayed because of vaccine distribution.
     
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    Grabbed this guy from woodbury east today. Nothing else of note. In love with that headsculpt PXL_20201214_031521368.jpg PXL_20201214_031725072.jpg
     
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    This guy ended up being a ton of fun to build. Also got the 3 prime Pulse exclusives over the weekend. They were a good reminder of how far engineering has come in the past decade. XD