Minnesota Transformers Sightings

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

  1. Cloudraker

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    Yep.
    After the whole reissue sideswipe bit we went through a few months back whan I drove all the way out to ALbertville and told everyone what was there only to have a couple members post here the following day saying that none were left.
    Thats why I really dont post sightings anymore.
    Sad really considering that is the whole reason I first came to this site in the first place. Screw 'em I say.
    Its OK though 'cause in the long run I will always collect TF's and scalpers come and go. Hey scalpers>:rip 

    Besides I caved and ordered All the latest Alts online.
    Four shiny new Alternators are on their way!

    Optimus,Mirage And 2X Nemesis Prime. :D 
     
  2. Rewind

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    Good for you. I'm trying not to be so pissed about the latest assortments, but it's so aggrivating how case assortments and distribution works sometimes. Especially when I go to Targets that have empty shelf space for long periods of time.

    Oh well, at least my evening hunting wasn't a complete waste of time, I F I N A L L Y found a Marvel Legends Hulk-Buster Iron Man. Jebus but that was a hard one to track down! Anyone want to trade me for a Alt Prime? j/k :p 
     
  3. KanedaX

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    Holy crap, where'd you find that? I WANT!

    BTW, checked the Minnetonka TRU this evening. No new Alts (curses) but, beyond the Titanium Sideswipe, BW Megs, and Unicron still remaining, they had a decent selection of LOC figures wave 3.

    Most were still there, Soundwave, Scourge, Red Alert, Evac, Galvatron, and Leobreaker. Missing Jetfire and Vector Prime, however.
     
  4. Rewind

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    I found the Iron Man at Southdale Target. They had TONS of Marvel Legends figures out (mostly the Riders), too many to fit on the pegs actually, but only one Iron Man (which was ironically placed on top of Cybertron figures). Had there been more I would have bought them since I know there are people here who want one.
     
  5. KanedaX

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    took a major swing around the southern suburbs this afternoon looking for new stuff, and came up with a big zero.

    However, I should point out that both Southtown and Crystal Targets are EXTREMELY thin on their racks. They have mini-con two-packs, one per hanger, in about 10 hangers.

    Just thought that if we're gonna be looking for any new scouts or deluxes in the next few weeks, those may be two places to look.
     
  6. optimusfan

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    Prime and Mirage Alt wave still a no-show at Maplewood Target as of this morning.
     
  7. GuppyMN

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    They have primus at maplewood TRU. the non-unicron head pack in.
     
  8. KanedaX

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    as long as Marvel Legends is still recently on the table, BP Target has most of the Onslaught series. Anyone find any Green Goblins out there?

    One Giant Minicon set in Champlin Target as of this afternoon.
     
  9. Shin-Gouki

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    @#%$#@&^%#E#&$#@!!!!!!!

    Still no Alt Prime, no matter where I fucking look! I want one figure, ONE!!!!!!
     
  10. optimusfan

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    Are you on the Amazon list? August is coming up pretty quick... otherwise, it will be off to Fleabay, BBTS, etc. for me.
     
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    I had the strangest experience tonight. I went to a store (Suncoast) with the intention of buying a particular figure (NECA's Jack Sparrow from POTC), and not only was I able to find said figure, but they had DOZENS of them. I didn't think this kind of thing happened anymore. I suspect the universe is about collapse on itself.

    In regular news, Downtown Target is still bereft of, well, anything any of us here are looking for. I think they should put a nice potted plant in the area where the Alts should be, give the aisle a little life.
     
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    I had hoped to avoid that but since the distribution of Alts is being handled by the same people that did the recently failed Master of the Universe line it seems I have no choice. F-U Hasbro, Target and Wal-Mart!!!!!
     
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    Downtown Target still has 0 alts in stock, yet star wars toys get restocked just about every other day.

    For any Knight's Kingdom lego collectors theres 2 Vladek's Dark Fortresses on clearence for around $65 on a self across from the bikes. And the Star Wars Turbo Tanks were marked done to $50 something
     
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    Actually, I think a nice Thomas Kinkade farm painting would go perfectly with all the empty hangers.

    Ugh. Stupid Downtown Target.
     
  15. Foster

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    Target has an imminent toy reset by the end of this month, right? I'm starting to see some of the SW crap with clearance tags.
     
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    Yeah, and the Marvel Comic MegaMorphTFKnockoffs are on clearance, as well.

    Here's hoping.
     
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    Well hopefully with the upcoming resets and that new super-Target opening by the end of the month, maybe one of us here will actually spot Nessie.
     
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    7/30 is the Transition date for toys at Target.
    There should be a fair amount of new product as a result! Be patient folks.
    *This isnt an exact date. Depending on the store, it may be from a week before to a couple days after. Don't automatically expect to see it reset at 8am on 7/30.
     
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    Northtown TRU has the 6" Titianum WWI Prime and Megatron, I passed on them as I will wait for a place that does not gouge to get them
     
  20. KanedaX

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    nothing new to report here on the TF front...

    however, if anyone wants SW toys, sweet mother of christmas... southdale target has almost an entire half of an aisle full of the figures... at LEAST 20 hangers, if I had to make a guess...