WTH- is Wheelie no longer available at TRU.com?

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  1. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    Went to order him this morning and cannot find him! I found Swerve, CJ and Springer... but no Wheelie.

    I'll get Swerve if I have to and maybe trade for Wheelie or something, but dang!
     
  2. Soundwinder

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    Wheelie seems to be the most popular of the GDO Deluxes. I've definitely been finding fewer of him at my local TRU, at least.
     
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    Wheelie is short packed.


    (isn't he?)
     
  5. bellpeppers

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    Out of stock. Darn. That's why it didn't come up on a search.
     
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    Given that it was 4 figures, I just assumed it was 2-2-2-2. I have no real evidence to back this up, though when I first saw them on the shelves there were two each. Seems unlikely, though.

    What's the overpacked figure then? Springer?
     
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    Cliffjumper if any of them. I've seen a ton of him.
     
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    Not for the US release. He was for the Asian GDO release.
     
  9. seeker311

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    Most of all dlxs were there this weekend including wheelie when they had the buy 2 get one free deal
     
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    He was actually at the US TRUs. It was available on Friday.
     
  11. bellpeppers

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    Yeah he was.
    Ordered.
    That's pretty irritating. Not the end of the world, but irritating never the less.

    I was hoping to order Wheelie and CJ and get Springer to be the freebie. Now I settled on ordering CJ and Springer and having Swerve be the freebie. Maybe I can hock him later or work out some kind of trade. Or, of God is with me on this one the store will have a Wheelie and I can exchange it then. But I doubt that.
     
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    I think that's just because of the fact that CJ's definitely the least desirable of the bunch (RiD CJ is still clogging shelves, and Terrorcon CJ is coming out as well) .
     
  13. SurlyJ

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    Wheelie is not short packed. It's 2-2-2-2. I've seen the cases opened fresh.
     
  14. Boy Blunder

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    He was talking about Wheelie being short-packed.

    Anyway, Wheelie has been one of the harder to get a hold of, online or off. But constant vigilance paid off for me :D 
     
  15. bossman328

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    wheelie is pretty easy to find in my area. I have yet to see springer though
     
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    I guess I'm one of the few that has absolutely no desire to get any of the GDO figures...at least as far as the Deluxes and Voyagers are concerned...
     
  17. CURAMEN

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    I was the same way, but after buying all of the Deluxes and 3 out of 4 Voyagers and messing around with them over the Thanksgiving weekend... Wheelie, CJ, Hot Spot, G2 Megatron and Power Dive changed my opinion and are pretty awesome toys.