Walmart Collector Con July 22-25

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

  1. jasonw

    jasonw Well-Known Member

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    Is that all Walmart Reissues are now? Just Titans Return repackages?

    I'd rather they carried on with Beast Wars than reissuing 3 year old toys. :-(
     
  2. Fenrys

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    Yea, they went up late, but they were still up for hours with the Trooper being available for almost a full 24 hours (if memory serves) and then Baroness and Viper being put up the next day (fixing that screw up) and they were also available for hours. Sure there was hiccups, but at least there wasn't blank pictures with generic descriptions so you had no idea of what you were ordering.
     
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  3. Shark Jumper

    Shark Jumper さあ、お前の罪を数えろ

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    Make it stop just make it stop already. At least reissue some g1 blaster cassettes or g1 packaging reissue siege apeface in less crappy plastic and g1 deco.
     
  4. jasonw

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    I have all the cassettes, but I would LOVE the Blaster cassettes in G1 packaging. That would be f--king amazing.
     
  5. Flash1087

    Flash1087 Department of False Hope

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    I managed to preorder Elita-1 and Bumblebee without getting them cancelled, but they stayed in "delayed" status for so long, I just wound up paying someone on here to snag them for me - so while mine didn't get cancelled, it sure as heck wasn't gonna get fulfilled either way. I have a RED Bumblebee preordered through Walmart right now that's allegedly supposed to ship Thursday, but I'm kinda not expecting much.
     
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    I think the bigger question is, \"What do all you scalpers want Walmart to have exclusively so they can be bought out in seconds again?\"  LOL
     
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  8. Matt Overholser

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    Yes, it’s a lot smaller but there are still panels and Hollywood is still using it.
     
  9. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X It's a hobby. Remember to have some perspective.

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    Just assume you'll be buying them off of eBay.
     
  10. Fenrys

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    And? When it comes to collectibles, 2020 rendered SDCC as obsolete. All the toymakers that usually do exclusives for them found other outlets, arguably more successful outlets when it comes to getting product to customers, so the fact that a retailers online toy con overlaps with SDCC at home really isn't a big deal. Especially considering Walmart's thing is literally just going to be product drops.
     
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  11. Stygian360

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    I'll amend and say stuff we want, can order, but will eventually be canceled prior to delivery.
     
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    I didn't think I would really care about the Headmaster reissues in the G1 boxes, but after getting the set of wave 2 from pulse (walmart cancelled everything) I love them. I'd buy more WFC in G1 boxes with new decos, the core figures would look great in lil G1 boxes
     
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    right and Walmart never even cancels some items Netflix bumblebee for me don't know if target his this problem but I hope Walmarts convention this time is as good as the one in spring a while back with the ewoks and at-st driver (despite them just being reissued)
     
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    So is there an SDCC around that time and if so will Hasbro have a TF panel?
     
  15. RKillian

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    Lucky you. Stop by the "state of your local TF section" thread some time...
     
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    Yup. I love SDCC but when it came to exclusives, it really should be renamed: Scalper's Desired Collectibles Convention. It was hilariously stupid that toymakers would put out limited runs of highly sought after product in one physical location. SDCC was all of the Walmart/Target/Amazon/Walgreens locations squeezed into one place. And if you think about it, SDCC basically boiled down into simply being a contest to see which company could create the longest lines for their exclusive. It was super pointless because turning your customers into angry lottery contestants is not what you want to do.

    When SDCC returns into a live event they can still do big reveals but simply point customers to a URL with a list of online retailers who will carry the exclusive or whatever new stuff you're putting out.
     
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  18. Matt Overholser

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    I’m just saying of all weekends it this weekend, I find that very interesting.
     
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  19. Fenrys

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    Agreed 100%
     
  20. Gee Won 1984

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    Don't forget Arcee and Black Arachnia. They shelf warm like crazy here. The tiny bridge Transformers surprisingly sold better than them (we got restocks of them this year even though they were Earthrise). I get Arcee being a re-release doing that, but was surprised by the lack of interest in Black Arachnia.

    I haven't seen an Elita-1 for a while now, but there were a few places with her left over for a little while.
     
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