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Offline JayDouble

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« on: June 7, 2006, 02:53 PM »
Anyone collecting this line?

I started with the diecast because they're on sale right now at Target. 

I also picked up a few of the Shake-n-Go Cars for my god son.

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Re: Cars
« Reply #1 on: June 7, 2006, 05:08 PM »
Bah. These are actually selling fairly well at my Targets.

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Re: Cars
« Reply #2 on: June 7, 2006, 07:50 PM »
Ive seen these alot even the "rare" chase car Lizzie. Not interested in them.
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Re: Cars
« Reply #3 on: June 7, 2006, 11:17 PM »
These sell like crazy here, have not seen Lizzie or Sarge yet. They are ok, but not for me.
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Re: Cars
« Reply #4 on: June 8, 2006, 12:52 AM »
The only ones I haven't seen are Sarge and Chick.

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Re: Cars
« Reply #5 on: June 8, 2006, 07:21 PM »
So i saw 3 mothers fighting over 1 Lizzie today. Pretty funny to be on the other side every once and a while  ;D
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Re: Cars
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2006, 10:31 AM »
I haven't collected any of these or anything (or seen the movie yet), but after reading your comments I took a minute to check the displays at our local Targets/Wal-Marts this weekend - not a single car to be found.  They had the other odd stuff, plush style, larger talking things, etc. - but no sign of the basic "cars" on the pegs (the $3 or so ones).  3 Wal-Marts and 2 Targets, all sold out, and at Target all of the "rain check" tags were torn out and gone as well.  This line must be crazy hot right now, just kind of interesting to see.

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Re: Cars
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2006, 07:17 PM »
We got an email update on these at work (Target) and it was giving options for the end cap and how to merchandise it since these are selling so damn well and we can't keep them in stock long enough for the vendor to replenish them.  Our endcap is totally bare right now, no diecast at all.  I opened up 6 cases one day and there was no Chick or Sarge. 

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Re: Cars
« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2006, 02:02 PM »
Picked up a blue McQueen, DJ, and Sheriff today.

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Re: Cars
« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2006, 02:37 PM »
Since I started paying attention, I've seen exactly one of these on the pegs - the other day at Target.  It was the (regular) Lightning McQueen - and the only one there.  I'm sure its long gone now.  Its amazing to me how hot these are right now, I feel bad for parents trying to find them for their kids.

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Re: Cars
« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2006, 01:31 PM »
Since I started paying attention, I've seen exactly one of these on the pegs - the other day at Target.  It was the (regular) Lightning McQueen - and the only one there.  I'm sure its long gone now.  Its amazing to me how hot these are right now, I feel bad for parents trying to find them for their kids.

Thank you. It really does suck.

We went to the movie yesterday afternoon. I took our two oldest kids (6 & 3) to Target afterward to look for a few cars and they had the tipping tractor and some playset that came with Mator and a build-a-Mator thing. We left the toys they had there.

It's sad, but we've gotten more Cars toys by luck from McDonald's over the last month or so. Both kids got McQueen, and one each of Doc, Sally, Ramone and Mator. If these Happy Meal toys hold up at all, we may just bypass the Hot Wheels type at retail all together.

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Re: Cars
« Reply #11 on: June 24, 2006, 09:37 PM »
Picked up a blue McQueen.

There's a blue one? Never saw that one.
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Re: Cars
« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2006, 02:01 AM »
There's a blue one? Never saw that one.

There are 4 new cars that are hitting Walmart:
Leakless

Nitroade

Ramone (green)

Dinoco McQueen

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Re: Cars
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2006, 11:33 PM »
these suckers sell out like CRAZY!

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Re: Cars
« Reply #14 on: June 26, 2006, 11:34 AM »
I actually saw some of these this weekend.  At KB toys they had tons of the red McQueen, and a handful of the tow truck (Mater?) and nothing else.  I stopped to check SW at Wal-Mart this morning (nothing new), and it looked like they were freshly stocked with Cars as well.  I didn't check which ones they had (don't really know the names anyways - haven't seen the movie yet), but the pegs were full for the first time this year.