What's the weirdest place you've ever found a TF toy?

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  1. meirelle

    meirelle Sea of Shelfwarmers

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    A couple years ago, I found Animated Blurr at an Aldi store. It was the strangest thing. :inquisiti 
     
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    The Source by Circuit City/Radioshack. It's where I finally found Concept Camaro Bumblebee. They literally had no toys except that single peg of a few movie toys and it was one of them.
     
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    a museum in Birmingham, England called the think tank.
     
  4. TheDemonDzko

    TheDemonDzko Twitch and Twitter Personality: Popcornmouth

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    Borders....
     
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    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    These days, I'm pretty sure people finding things at Homsense takes the cake for me.


    However when it comes to the G1/G2 stuff, I remember being able to find em in places like Crappy Tire & Peevey Mart, especially the smaller ones like constructicons & minibots.
     
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    The Giant Food store here had an entire stand-alone display of DotM deluxes. Never saw a TF there before, then all of a sudden, they have 50 of them.

    Growing up, the little mom-and-pop newspaper stand had minibots on the pegs next to the plastic army men and Matchbox cars.
     
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    Normal, actually. They release them during different seasons. Christmas and Easter, to be exact. Perfect stocking stuffers, they believe. However, they tend to get the newest waves when they do receive a shipment, so they shouldn't be forgotten when the search is on.
     
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    I picked up an Animated Bumblebee from there around the same time. I was pleasantly surprised to see him there.
     
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    May not sound like the strangest place, but it was to me - the pokey little Tesco Express in my building in Liverpool had ROTF Legends Springer and Jetfire. The only toys in the whole place.
     
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    I was gonna open with that, but decided against on the account of actually having something to add.
     
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    blur3479 Movie Prime Apologist

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    Since I didn't know cvs sold TF's I found rotf lockdown
     
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    In a rinky-dinky gas station. They had this single peg with KO red and green mini Optimus Primes with Gi Joe Skystriker bombs for weapons.
     
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    found a few rotf deluxes at the dallas airport 2 summers ago. didnt get any, way to overpriced.
     
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    Found some Movie 1 Deluxes at a gas station in IL.
     
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    oops market it an book outlet store. there was 2 tfa safeguard set
     
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    I was at a dollar store that didn't have toys. Some pc shareware but no toys EVER. I found a beast wars Fuzor, The Tiger/Baboon one. I asked them if they were going to be carrying transformers. They didn't have any idea where it came from. GOT IT FREE!!! Win.
     
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    Haha, funny stuff happens.

    Like this one time, some dude found a Maxim mag mixed in with the car manuals that I was selling at Crappy Tire (something we definitely didn't carry), and since the UPC didn't show up, I just assumed that somebody left it there & gave it to him.
     
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    found G1 cliffjumper in the free toy box at the local po' folks resturaunt some 20+ years ago.
     
  20. Predakign2000

    Predakign2000 All Hail Unicron!!!

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    Wow... I just wouldn't feel comfortable buying tires from a place with that name... lol