Transformers Legacy United Wave 1 Leader Found At US Retail

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  1. Black Convoy

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    That box SUCKs!

    No thank you Mr. COX?
     
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    Oh, cool! I ordered Chase, Bee, Windblade, and Animated Optimus. Tigerhawk is a bit lower on the priority list so I’ll have to watch for him at the stores.

    Unless he goes the way of Scourge, Snarl and Primal and never show up around me :) 
     
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  4. Liege Prime

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    I guess happy hunting to those that want to pay more for him with a worse box.
     
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    Oh yeah I saw this a few days ago in Milford, CT. The open box looks rad in person.
     
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    Oh hey, I saw this in Virginia too! Asked the GameStop worker if they had any of the other United figures but that was the only one they had.
     
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    I see they\'re back to standard plastic ties instead of the paper ones. 
     
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    The box actually looked pretty nice in person.

    Yea I was actually about to buy this but remembered it's way cheaper in other places lol
     
  9. Liege Prime

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    Yeah there were tons of sales over the holidays- I personally got him for only $25- and he's still available between $35-45 at plenty of online retailers. Odd to see something get so discounted only to get a package refresh, but I guess that was planned long before they knew how long he would linger.
     
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  10. VVa

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    What's the point when you can get him for way cheaper at Amazon.
     
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    Yeah, the box looks pretty decent in person. Saw it over the weekend at a GameStop.
     
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  12. ZapRowsdower

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    It is an odd repackage when other OPs are selling better. For example, Armada Prime would make Hasbro more money... and that one is the more proper "Leader" size. :lol  Sorry, it's "commander"... go ahead and charge an extra $35! :D 
     
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    People wanted windows back (to check for paint blemishes and being sure that it contained the right thing) and Hasbro was clear on saying that TF boxes with windows won't have plastic. So there you go.
     
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    There are a bunch of toys fans (and parents) would like to still find in stores and now there will be more time with this Optimus on shelves. This being an Optimus Prime, there will always be a demand for it for whatever reason/occasion. Having ample product on shelves should not be seen as a bad thing in this day and age.
     
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    I still see this figure's Legacy release at Walmart. And that place rarely has shit .
     
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  16. John Titor

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    Doesn't matter and that changes nothing from what I wrote. One day the stock will run dry. Let's not hope to see less toys at retail, the situation is bad enough as it is.
     
  17. Liege Prime

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    They have so many Optimus Primes that sold out and never went on sale that they could repack. So why throw this guy back up? How many parents are buying $55 Laser Prime for their kids? My guess would be not enough. The first release sticking around and getting discounted down to deluxe pricepoint over the holidays kind of shows there isn't a huge demand for this particular Prime.

    Stock will "dry up" when stores sell off their copies to Marshalls.
     
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    I think this is the first wave of deluxe ever that I have no interest in at all.
     
  19. Dirge121

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    Found the leaders at a Target in Boise Idaho today, so for those of you in the states where GameStop has no idea what a transformer is, they’re starting to trickle out.

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  20. Starpilot949

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    Found here in NC!
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