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Offline CHEWIE

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Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« on: June 12, 2003, 09:49 AM »
My job requires quite a bit of traveling, and this past week I have been my two smaller and older Walmarts that no longer carry Star Wars stuff.  This really, really sucks.  Especially since they have quite a bit of space for GI JOE, Transformers, Power Rangers, etc.  But no space anymore for Star Wars.  Grrr....

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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2003, 09:53 AM »
That really, really sucks, bro. But look on the bright side...at least you have some Walmarts around you. There's none of them around NYC. I'd give up my Tibanna Gas Mine for a Walmart! :D
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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2003, 11:06 AM »
The one's outside the city aren't that great.  So, no need to sing the blues, Lando.
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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2003, 12:46 PM »
My Wal-Mart hasn't had a new box since... 2002?

It's annoying to here people say, "so and so store is the best!" all the time, when every damned store I visit is barren of anything past the 2002 waves.

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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2003, 12:54 PM »
Hey CHEWIE, I noticed that durring the POTJ line, the Wal*Mart in DeSoto wasn't carrying any Star Wars goods at all.

It looks like in non-movie years, only the big Wal*Mart stores carry the product now.

Makes things that much harder.
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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2003, 02:10 PM »
Plenty of HULK toys to go around, though. ::)
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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2003, 02:34 PM »
Plenty of HULK toys to go around, though. ::)

yeah and they all look pants, looks like the internets the way forward really

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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2003, 04:00 PM »
Ponda has it.  A powerful ally, the internet is.

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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2003, 04:54 PM »
Yes, plenty of Hulk and Smokey Potter toys.  WM is notorious for promoting the flavor of the month in toys.
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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2003, 06:58 PM »
Plenty of HULK toys to go around, though. ::)

yeah and they all look pants, looks like the internets the way forward really

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Yes, even more Hulk toys have showed up.  Never mind the stunning array of figures ::) those ultra cool hands :-\ but now we have Hulk Helicopters, jeeps and tanks.  Whoo hoo >:(  Between that, power rangers and yu-gi-crap there ain't much room.  And I don't see that stuff moving.  

Other Hulk items ::)
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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #10 on: June 12, 2003, 07:11 PM »
Plenty of HULK toys to go around, though. ::)

yeah and they all look pants, looks like the internets the way forward really

barfly

Yes, even more Hulk toys have showed up.  Never mind the stunning array of figures ::) those ultra cool hands :-\ but now we have Hulk Helicopters, jeeps and tanks.  Whoo hoo >:(  Between that, power rangers and yu-gi-crap there ain't much room.  And I don't see that stuff moving.  

Other Hulk items ::)
Mountain Dew cans and slurpee cups
cereal
vanilla pudding in green packaging ???
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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #11 on: June 13, 2003, 01:14 AM »
Hey CHEWIE, I noticed that durring the POTJ line, the Wal*Mart in DeSoto wasn't carrying any Star Wars goods at all.

It looks like in non-movie years, only the big Wal*Mart stores carry the product now.

Makes things that much harder.

Yep, that's one of them!  The other one I think is in Belgrade?  Or is it another town...

Did you know there is a new nice Walmart in Potosi and another in Desloge?  If you're ever in the area, I would recommend checking them out.  Also, I did find the new red Battle Droid at the Walmart in Union.  Too much driving I do at times!   :-\

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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #12 on: June 13, 2003, 09:11 AM »
I've been excited about my Wally worlds lately not the Super Walmart but the smaller one...they are building a new one near my house supposed to be the 3rd largest in the state!!!! Hopefully when it opens August 1 there will be many new figs to be had!!

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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #13 on: June 13, 2003, 11:33 AM »
The one's outside the city aren't that great.  So, no need to sing the blues, Lando.

the one in Monroe is pretty good, i forget what road its on though.
i want to say 287, but i am unsure.

but hey all wal-marts are about 40-50 minutes away from me... so i know wht its like not having them around.
but as little as i go to them, i'd be pissed if they had no SW items as thats what i'd be going for.

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Re: Some Walmarts NOT carrying Star Wars now!
« Reply #14 on: June 14, 2003, 01:57 AM »
Sounds great Jedirhino, I would try to be there for the grand opening if I were you.  You might be able to get some brand new stuff.

Yep, dimetrodon, I had a little extra time today while I was out, and went by a Walmart that is pretty far out of my way.  I thought to myself, "aw hell, maybe they will have some newer stuff in, I might even score another red Battle Droid, Imperial Officer, or even a Yoda/Chian finally."  But heck no, I went by there and they were stuffed with the Watto/Lott Dodd wave.  Yay.

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