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Target Has New Items
« on: June 18, 2003, 02:04 PM »
I can't believe I actually just typed that in, but Target did indeed have a few new items! On the pegs were an Imperial Officer, Red Battle Droid, Yoda with Chair, and Padme Droid Factory Chase. I could not believe myself, I almost fell over. The Red Droiid and Imperial officer figures were so near mint, but the obsessive compulsive part of me kicked in and I didn't pick them up. Now that I think back, it was stupid of me. They were great looking, this was a great find especially on the birthday. Still only about 8 figures on the pegs including these so this must be because of the Target Clone Wars promotion. Stay tuned to JediDefender for the latest!

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Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2003, 02:29 PM »
Were the pegs previously barren? Mine have been empty (and I mean EMPTY, ZERO, NADA) for weeks, presumably in preparation for new figures. Hopefully your situation is indicative of a chainwide change.

And while I'm looking forward to seeing the Clone Wars line finally hit the shelves, I'd still like to see more early 2003 stuph make its way out. (Dooku and Ani's speeder bikes, please.)
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Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2003, 02:54 PM »
Target is where I've found 95% of my 2003 Saga stuff this year, with the other 5% coming from Walmart.  Nothing anywhere else.  Period.  TRU is completely out of the game.  I've had a couple pretty large scores at Target this year, along with probably 8-10 other smaller sitings...

The Targets around here all completely cleared out their pegs (supposedly a Hasbro rep stopped by) in the last month or two, a couple new cases momentarily hit in a few of those locations, and they've also just put out a handful of other older figures in the last couple days.  But I've got to assume the Target toy managers are aware of the empty pegs, and have new product ordered by now.  That's if they're not gearing up for a Clone Wars promotion of some type in the next month or so.

But yes - Target is THE place for the new Saga figures this year.  Those empty pegs in many stores may be annoying, but I'd keep checking back there if I were you...

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Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2003, 02:58 PM »
Yes, the pegs were just about empty. One or two Orn Free Taa's at the very most. I really am hoping for more Saga too, not just the Clone Wars.

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Re: Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2003, 03:27 PM »
But yes - Target is THE place for the new Saga figures this year.  Those empty pegs in many stores may be annoying, but I'd keep checking back there if I were you...

Great, yay, woo-woo.  Oh yippee, go Target.  Figures.  No Targets in Canada :'(

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Re: Re: Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2003, 03:30 PM »
But yes - Target is THE place for the new Saga figures this year.  Those empty pegs in many stores may be annoying, but I'd keep checking back there if I were you...

Great, yay, woo-woo.  Oh yippee, go Target.  Figures.  No Targets in Canada :'(

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Target?   :'(

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Re: Re: Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2003, 03:38 PM »

Great, yay, woo-woo.  Oh yippee, go Target.  Figures.  No Targets in Canada :'(

I now return you to your regularly scheduled programming.

Morgbug,

When are you just going to give up and join us down here in Minnesota?

It's so close to Canada and it's chocked full o' Targets!

You know you want to!
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2003, 03:48 PM »
Target?   :'(

Ditto!  

Some good finds there, Chris. I’m glad stuff is finally starting to show up for you :). Personally, I wouldn’t have been able to pass on a near mint red-battle droid (the UK never gets the rehashes/variants brought over by Hasbro). The blonde IO I finally found online was only about C8.5, but I was just happy to get it.

I don’t know how people have the patience to wait for the ’03 figures to get to retail. Maybe Internet shopping is quite a bit more expensive than retail in the US? In the UK it costs about the same per figure, and everything is available as soon as it’s released.

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Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2003, 03:55 PM »
I must have been lucky,I found every figure up till Han Hoth(including Boba Fett)in Wal-mart,about 3 months ago(half at wal-mart the other half at a flea market that got them fom wal-mart)
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Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2003, 03:59 PM »
Yes Brent, join us here in the Twin Cities. Targets are about as plentiful as McDonalds around here. Heck, I have about 5 Targets all within 10 minutes of my house.

I just wish one of them had something new once in a while.  >:(

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Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2003, 04:37 PM »
The Target here has had empty pegs for at least a month now.  Or so it seems.  I keep thinking they will fill it with 2003 figs.  Nope, not yet anyway.

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Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #11 on: June 18, 2003, 04:40 PM »
Gonna try target tonight
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Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2003, 05:36 PM »
We have a target in Alabama... nothing new since last year, though.  ::)

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Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #13 on: June 18, 2003, 07:14 PM »
i wish i had some new stuff at a target near me, i don't care if i even have it already at least it will be new.

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Re: Target Has New Items
« Reply #14 on: June 18, 2003, 10:42 PM »
Guess, what, went to two Targets today and picked up some Padawans and a couple of RBD's

I was looking for the newest MOTU

Guess what else they sell at Target every Halloween...



TARGET!
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TARGET!

Give me a T!