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Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« on: July 10, 2003, 01:41 PM »
My wife just called, and told me she just hit the motherlode at a Toys R Us!  Looks like their store is finally back in the game now!  Patty scored the Wat Tambor, Padme, Coleman, and Maul/Han/Leia/Jango rehashes.

This is the first time either of us have seen any new figures at TRU since about November of last year!  Looks like it's time to put their stores back in the hunting rotation again finally!   8)

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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2003, 01:56 PM »
i bet you can guess where i'm going today before i go to work.

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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2003, 02:09 PM »
I also found new stuff at TRU today. I got the Yoda and Youngling packs as well as a red Battle Droid. The stuff on new cards was gone, because someone like a TRU employee beat me to 'em.

They also had some Clone Wars stuff, so I got a Clone pack. They even had a Marvel Legends Elektra.
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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2003, 04:23 PM »
There is hope for your neighborhood then.  

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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2003, 08:55 PM »
In two days, my wife has scored me the following items from TRU stores (all about 30 minutes or more away from me)...

- Clone Wars Armored Assault Tank (AAT)
- Clone Wars Jedi Starfighter
- Clone Wars Separatists Droid Army 3-Pack [x2]
- Clone Wars Destroyer Droid Battle Launcher [x2]

Have I been able to find anything new lately?  Not really.  The only thing I have found in any TRU by me is the Imperial 4-pack.
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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2003, 01:40 PM »
Went to two TRU this morning. Nothing but May 2002 Peg warmers now.  >:(
All the new stuff has been pulled for some reason.  :(
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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2003, 12:07 PM »
Both TRU stores near me had the the Clone Wars multi pack (except Jedi). They also had remnants of the Yoda/Chian wave.

Is it me or do the 3-pack figures look cheap and very poorly sculpted and painted? I noticed that there's hardly any articulation on them at all. But I guess one can't complain much for $10 for three figures.  I still chose to leave them all sitting on the pegs.
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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2003, 01:58 PM »
Both TRU stores near me had the the Clone Wars multi pack (except Jedi). They also had remnants of the Yoda/Chian wave.

Is it me or do the 3-pack figures look cheap and very poorly sculpted and painted? I noticed that there's hardly any articulation on them at all. But I guess one can't complain much for $10 for three figures.  I still chose to leave them all sitting on the pegs.

Which 3-pack are you talking about?  I got 3 of the Clone Trooper packs, and I absolutely love them.  I'm actually happy the guns are molded to their hands, so that way they never lose them.  I think the paint jobs are good, and the detail is even better.  The detail on the guns are incredible!  I'm a very happy camper with all three 3-packs that are currently out.

And as far the Jedi 3-pack is concerned, I believe that's coming out later in the year.  I know for sure that it's not in stores right now.

Oh, I almost forgot about something else.  Instead of driving to every single TRU store in your area, call them first to see if they have the 3-packs in stock.  The TRU part number (or SKU) for the three different 3-packs (Clone Troopers, Droid Army, Destroyer Droid Launcher) is 774254.  The TRU employee will check in their system to see if it's in stock or not.  Most stores will be happy to check the availability for you, but there have been a couple that say "if it's on the floor it's in stock... if it's not on the floor it's not in stock."

Good luck, and hope that helps!   8)
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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2003, 02:43 PM »
Score-a direct hit today!!!!!   Toy R Us in Baton Rouge just got a case of
Wat Tambor wave in and the new clone wars toys.   Nice!!!!!!

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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2003, 02:46 PM »
Congrats on your score Stan!  That's great news for us all, and it definitely puts a smile on my face.   ;D
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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2003, 02:56 PM »
Yes, Congrats Stan. Hopefully they will be here soon.  :-\

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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #11 on: July 13, 2003, 03:54 PM »
anyone mind pickup me up  a wat tambor and clone trooper 3pack?  :-\
 I haven't seen anything new around here (NC) excpet the imperial 4 pack. I wouldn't be able to trade/buy right away as i have only gotten a two week temp job starting monday(14th) through the 25th.  :'(
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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #12 on: July 15, 2003, 04:12 AM »
Man, I hope the TRUs around me get some new stuff soon, I hate being out of the loop.  :(
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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #13 on: July 15, 2003, 01:56 PM »
I found the Wat Tambor wave at Target - the only place around here that hasn't gotten ANYTHING recently, is walmart

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Re: Toys R Us FINALLY has NEW figures!
« Reply #14 on: July 15, 2003, 07:28 PM »
This is great news, since I haven't seen any new figures at a TRU since last year.  Most of my finds have been at Targets and just recently Walmart, so it'll be nice if I could add the local TRUs back into my toy run rotation again!  At least I know to check in there again now, so thanks!   ;)