Texas Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by JasonPrime, Apr 25, 2003.

  1. AutobotAlvaron

    AutobotAlvaron Autobot

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    Good for you Optimus117! Sometimes you just need to treat yourself. :thumb 

    My last biggie was Takara Titan Devastator for Christmas, but I've been eyeing MP Magnus a while now. Maybe I'll treat myself for my next birthday, but I've been working up to something else to mark the occasion; (gulp) as another decade comes to a close...
     
  2. Optimus117

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    Magnus is HUGE. I'd seen the pictures, but it's a totally different ballgame in-hand.

    And Lord......the Takara Prime is worth every penny.
     
  3. TheBigBad

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    Sky-Reign Limbs

    Frisco Target (Eldorado)
    2 sets of Hound, Smokescreen, Wheeljack, and Trailbreaker.
     
  4. nstanosheck

    nstanosheck Combiner Limb

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    In a Dallas Target, I found Trailbreaker, Hound, and Smokescreen. I was not interested in Smokescreen until I saw him in person. These look much nicer in person than online IMO.
     

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    TRU @ Katy Mills has several Hound, Smokescreen, Tailbreaker and Wheeljack. There was plenty of them on Saturday afternoon (20 Feb).
    No Onslaught, no Sky Lynx.
     
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    We had an Onslaught at Bunker Hill. Sold this morning though.Or was it last night? One of those. I think Scattorshot might have been there still.
     
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    Who is the douche nozzle in south Austin that keeps returning the combaticon's without their foot/hand parts? If you're going to return them at least tell the people at the return desk they're defective or something. The tape job your pulling looks like shit.

    This just didn't happen at one store, this happened at a few. The scalper mentality down here is fucking disgusting.
     
  8. tgbobafett

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    yay!! finally found the missing link...so to speak lol
     

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  9. RedMageGizmo

    RedMageGizmo Decepticon Titan Master

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    Don't even try the Targets in Lewisville for Sky Reign or Combaticons they haven't stocked any generations since Optimus Maximus. By-the-way, has anybody checked Madness Comics in Plano for Onslaught and/or Sky Lynx in the last few days?
     
  10. D3VC0N

    D3VC0N Decepticon

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    Agreed. I went to Target at Brodie Oaks and someone returned all 4 of the autobots that make combiner Optimus prime either missing weapons or were replaced with the weapons and combined hands/feet from Stunticons and the Protectobots (saw both). It's unbelievable.
     
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    Is that the small one right off of Ben White? After catching two -rather large- gentlemen in carnal gymnastics in the bathroom at that target I've decided to steer clear. Also, It's so hit and miss. Mostly miss.
     
  12. isntthatprime

    isntthatprime The 14th Prime

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    Ummm yuck.
     
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    That's a bizarre amount of effort for sub-par weapons and accessories. I see stuff like this often with Marvel Legends. Will the stores offer discounts if you point this stuff out?
     
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    they're the first for a bit now that are different right? I'm sure those asshats are profiting somehow or just OCD about their Transformers, I agree it's a weird angle for reselling but I know for sure at least one of them Combaticon HFGs I hadn't seen before, course I only have Bruticus and Superion....
     
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    Someone likes shiny hands and feet.

    And apparently has the spare time and lack of scruples necessary to repeatedly go to a store, pick up a figure, take it home, carefully open it, remove the pieces, tape it closed again, drive back out to the store, stand in line, and return it, leaving some poor kid with a footless combiner.

    But not the willingness to simply pay for what he's getting or intelligence and skill to learn how to simply spray paint the ones he already has, which isn't that difficult.

    At least decent collectors can notice and point out to clerks the issue before some poor oblivious mom buys them.
     
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    I had a spare G1 Bruticus foot lying around and a G2 Bruticus missing the same foot. Guess what I did.


    You can't even tell what I did. It looks fantastic sitting on my shelf.


    "Speaking" to the guy that's taking these pieces: I'm fairly certain I know who it is, but he's somewhat liked in the Austin collectors circles, so I don't want to call him out because I'd get the "hater" tag applied to me.

    Returning an item isn't the issue, I just returned a CW Cyclonus the other day. The inner galvatron head was painted terribly. There's nothing wrong with that, and we've all returned defective product. I had to do it far too often when AOE stuff was on the shelves. It's part of the game, but to deliberately steal items out of package like that is just... fucking weird.
     
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    isntthatprime The 14th Prime

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    1 skylynx at Rowlett target.
     
  18. D3VC0N

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    Yeah it's the one off of Ben White.
     
  19. AutobotAlvaron

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    :eek:  That's just gross. What did you do, run out screaming? :puke: 
    I would've at least told the Security-Guard or a Manager; I'm not above tattling when it's necessary.

    TF hunting is annoying enough without being scarred for life or having your kids exposed to crap like that in a public restroom.



    ...Ahem...Anyway, to change the subject, I think that the $8.98 HEB CW Deluxe discount is now over, or at least it is once their overstock is depleted. I wished that Voyagers & Legends were put on sale too, but no luck with that, so far.
     
  20. GoLion

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    Haha. I just turned around and walked out. It freaked me out (No, not because they were gay, but because they were just very loud in the stall). I've seen enough shenanigans at that Target that it's not even worth it for me to go there anymore.

    I should have gone to the manager, or minimum, tell someone at the front desk. I was just really flabergasted by the entire situation. I only went to that target cause I had to pee and to walk in and hear that going on... well, it freaked me out.

    I actually went to that location this morning (Didn't see any toys with issues). Surprisingly they had a bunch of new stuff. The entire new autobot wave and skylynx. They also had a Bruticus.