Minnesota Transformers Sightings

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

  1. Bluestreaker

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    Jazz owners: Anybody else’s have front fenders that seem yellow-ish? I’m hoping there’s not an issue with the plastic that’s going to get worse.
     
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    If you haven't already found one, Amazon has Primal available to PO for $24. Won't ship until 2/1, though.
     
  3. MST3KFan

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    Geez. Toy aisles at the Target stores I went to today look ABYSMAL. There's nothing on the shelves. No Transformers other than those Bumblebee related ones, no Marvel Legends, no G.I.Joe (as per usual), No single release Power Rangers (plenty of the 2-packs and some of the monsters), a TON of Lando and Jar Jar figures for Star Wars and those Yoda-Luke 2-packs...

    I should hope that one week of finds isn't the only releases we'll see for months here. Still haven't found the Studio Series Deluxes figures, which is really all I'm looking for right now. And SS Leader Grimlock whenever he pops up.
     
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    It's wave 1 of kingdom. It'll be everywhere and Prime can keep Siege Shockwave company until 2025. I'm sure we'll see plenty of SS86 too. Yeah it was a pretty fast flash here over the last couple weeks, but that's because we were all really excited for the new stuff, so the MN fans descended on target like some sort of vast predatory bird. I'm sure we'll see more next weekend.
     
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    Picked up a lone Hot Rod from the Edina target, didn't see anything else but a Leader Prime, which I don't think anyone is after
     
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    I look at it more like locusts, we fly in like a pack of locusts and devoured everything in sight.
     
  7. MST3KFan

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    I just happened to check on my Amazon order for the Earthrise Ironhide/Prowl this morning to see they had delivered it...yesterday.

    Initially, I wasn't going to maybe get it until around January 16 as I had to approve delays a few times.
    So, I checked our front doorstep to see the package shoved against our step railing. No cardboard protection, just the box the figures come in, and they were outside overnight.

    Ah, well...the figures are fine, and I'm happy to have them. Now I just need to find a reasonably priced Ramjet and Dirge set to have all the Amazon exclusives I'm really trying to get.
     
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    Anyone else feel like the awful distribution, inadequate pre-orders, and scalping have sucked the joy out of toys?
     
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    Nah I'm having a great time. XD There's definitely been more hassle with some of that stuff, and maybe I'm just super lucky, but I've still managed to get everything I've been hunting for in time. We have a good community here that has each other's backs too, so I think that helps. I suppose my interests also go outside of transformers, so if it's a dry moment for that, I've got 30 Minute Missions, Gundam, random mecha stuff I find on ebay, virtual pets, and z-bots to fill my time. There's always something around.
     
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    I know I'm certainly not feeling like collecting a few lines anymore due to scalping and exclusives. G.I.Joe Classified being a big one given the Cobra Island Target exclusives are basically non-existent due to scalpers waiting at the doors of Targets before they open after using Popfindr to find out what stores have any stock.

    I just found out recently that scalpers helped kill using Popfindr to find out if Targets got in a number of things too. Like if you want to find the Studio Series deluxes, you can't anymore. Cause Target cracked down on their inventory due to the Playstation 5 and XBOX scalpers going to stores and claiming Popfindr told them they had stuff and so on...
     
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    Is it too much to wish for scalpers to go to hell?
     
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    Saw the WWII Bumblebee at Champlin Target this morning.

    Long shot but I scored an extra Classified Firefly to customize, if anyone in the north suburbs (Andover area or within ~30 miles) wants to trade either an unopened Viper or Baroness (I'd throw in another $30 for Baroness to cover msrp difference +tax) for it, DM me. Just looking to fill in the gaps in that collection. Otherwise, into the black dye he goes to make a stealth-ops version.
     
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    Blaine North 109th Target had two of the new Ecto-1 crossover TFs. I grabbed one, so still one there as of an hour or two ago.
     
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    Does anyone remember who sold me MP Starsaber at FrankieCon a couple years ago? I'm trying to sell him and someone is asking if he has the KFC joints. I have no idea.
     
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    Just an FYI, Walgreens is doing clearance of their xmas stuff, which includes some toys.

    So if you're in the market for those Authentics.... now's the time. Picked up the Ratchet (normally $7) for $1.50.
     
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    Might have been me? I did not do any mods to him that I recall, but I also got him second hand from another board member lol. I don't recall who that was either.
     
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    Poor MP Starsaber just wants love and he keeps getting passed along...
     
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    kibble Seeker style, yo!

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    I sold mine there, too...but iirc I sold it to Harold. If it happened to be repurchased from him, though...no, no mods.
     
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    Disregard. I found out who it was. Thanks though!
     
  20. MST3KFan

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    Met up with someone at Shoreview Target for a trade and then found Studio Series Kup and Blurr in the Shoreview Target, but oddly no Jazz. Was one Blurr left when I left, but that was around 1pm, so probably gone now.

    Just need to find a Jazz and Grimlock whenever he starts popping up and done with Target for a bit.
     
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