Walmart Collector Con July 22-25

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Maximus Danz, Jul 13, 2021.

  1. JT-bob

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    Yeah, what a mess. Part of last year's expansive COVID-exclusive series. I live in West Los Angeles and they closed our closest WM a few years ago, so the odds of ever seeing them in stores was nil even without the risk of catching the death. Every item that got canceled just felt like a spit in the eye, I was lucky more of my stuff didn't get canned, all of my closest friends had experiences like yours minus the later successes.
     
  2. Hicks_Royel

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    A little surprised to Avatar listed in there.

    At the risk of gloating, Netflix Soundwave wound up being abundant enough around here if one was willing to look.
     
  3. CobraKai

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    I’m more hoping to NOT see anything from Walmart’s collector con, so I can actually have a chance at getting a hold of the stuff I want.
     
  4. Terradives

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    Shit show con
     
  5. KibblerGrrrl

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    Do you like the IDW Nautica design? Can you find a TR Scourge in decent shape? Do you know someone with a resin 3D printer? Do you have decent painting skills?

    If the answers to these is yes, then I have good news!
     
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  6. Mccormicks

    Mccormicks This hobby is supposed to be fun, right?!

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    PLEASE be nothing I want!!
     
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  7. Mr. Chaos

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    I was able to get mind with only a tiny bit of searching. But believe me I'd much rather have no stress at all with Blaster.
     
  8. HunterGreen2005

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    Probably emphasis/restocks on already released/known upcoming Netflix/Retro/RED/BW reissues?

    Anything else is straight out of left field I suppose.
     
  9. StrangePlanet

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    "What are you hoping to see? Let us know on the boards!"

    I want to see a bunch of things I have no interest in buying.
     
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  10. protostar8

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    So tons of canceled orders this year too then? Or even if you get it filled it will be shipped in an unpadded plastic envelope that gets run over a few times for ultimate collector grade quality???
     
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  11. einhazard

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    I would sell my nonexistent children for that.
     
  12. Requiem Prime

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    I'll check in for the sliver of a chance the headmaster redecos are easier to get. Geez, I used to think Walgreens getting exclusives was awful, but no; those actually appear in other stores from time to time.

    Walmart doesn't even stock em.
     
  13. robot1point0

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    better then targets geek out
     
  14. Fenrys

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    People have actually been able to order from Target and know what they are ordering as well, plus the exclusives have remained up for order for hours. Overall Target's geek out even has been pretty well received.
     
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    More Retro Edition releases??? I’m personally hoping for another Collaborative reveal.
     
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    Last year all I was able to preorder was Elita-1. That order was mysteriously cancelled after a few weeks. They went back up for preorder, but by then I found her and the rest of the Netflix wave 2 stuff at the actual store so I didn't bother. In fact, I haven't been able to not find her since, we're well into wave 3 and she's still hanging around stores near here.
     
  17. neeral36

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    Elita-1 is like a bad itch that just will not go away. It was sought after and now it shelf warms.
     
  18. Gee Won 1984

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    I didn't even know Walmart did a collectors convention. I thought they just did preorders for exclusive toys sold at Walmart.

    Is it really a convention?
     
  19. robot1point0

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    Im referring to the Gi joe day and the mess that was after that it was pretty good some cool things but the overall handling from the start was horrible as no figures of Gi joes could be ordered until 11 which was strange, my bad should've elaborated better
     
  20. Xaxis

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    Collector Con, Wal-Mart? This is bad comedy.
     
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