Prime Deluxes now $19 in Target

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Crimson Dynamo, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. Crimson Dynamo

    Crimson Dynamo Well-Known Member

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    Specifically, the Jefferson Target in Culver City Ca.
    I picked up the Vehicon, 'cause I thought it looked cool. Didn't even check the price. Got to the checkouts only to discover the horrible truth.
    Obviously didn't buy it (returned it), but wow...that completely caught me off guard, considering prices around here seem to have been hovering around the $15 mark. And even that's expensive in my book.

    Ugh.

    *Update*

    Here's a pic of the returns receipt:

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  2. WheelWave140

    WheelWave140 Hate's not cool, dudes!

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    Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu!
     
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    weren't they down to 12 bucks a day or two ago? the point of going on sale is to sell things for less money, not do that and then sell them for more money than before.

    so target's deluxes are 20 bucks and wally world's not carrying them. a lot of places don't have TRUs or aldi's... have fun collecting this line. christ on a cracker.
     
  4. trdkamuri51o

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    gotta look at my local stores.. still missing thundetron prime...
     
  5. Crimson Dynamo

    Crimson Dynamo Well-Known Member

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    I'll try and grab a photo next time i'm in there. If you're in the area, and care about such things, please grab a pic.
     
  6. Omega Charge

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    I saw a Vehicon at Target for the first time ever today and didn't even bother to check the price tag. Thank God for Aldi...
     
  7. TacomaPrime

    TacomaPrime Cybertronian Tacoma

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    deluxes at my target are 15.47
     
  8. Crimson Dynamo

    Crimson Dynamo Well-Known Member

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    Updated the first post with a photo of the returns receipt:

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  9. Anguirus

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    Wow, that's gonna sell like something that they don't sell too much of.
     
  10. Stryker055

    Stryker055 Trying my best here!

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    The hell?
     
  11. Tiller

    Tiller I don't know nothin'

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    Oh the ironing.
     
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    Wow.

    These prices are getting ridiculous. Nobody is going to buy these at 20 bucks. Beast Hunters is going to shelfwarm because it's too expensive.
     
  13. anikenvader

    anikenvader Hero for hire

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    [​IMG]
     
  14. Zendai

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    Might as well start buying the cheaper older figures...
     
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    Shockwave9227 A real stand-up guy

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    It's a good thing I got all the Prime deluxes I wanted.
     
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    Wait aren't voyagers still ~$22?

    Who the hell is going to pay $20 for a gutted deluxe figure over something significantly larger for $22?
     
  17. kaijuguy19

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    Hopefully this isn't going to affect all of the Target stores.
     
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    exactly what i thought when i heard this. guess i'll be getting thundertron over rumble or knock out.

    damn it.
     
  19. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    I saw Frenzy and Kup at Target a couple weeks ago but passed because of the $19 price. I didn't really want them in the first place, I sure wasn't going to pay $40 for two deluxes.
     
  20. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    Look on the bright side:
    this just brings us even closer to being like our brothers overseas- who seem to find a virtue and betterment than us in voluntarily paying some ridiculous amount for something so totally not worth it.