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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #990 on: July 28, 2012, 10:57 PM »
What would suck is to buy up all the peg warmers to later find some scalper grabbed the new case of figures leaving you with more Quigons.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #991 on: July 29, 2012, 12:36 AM »
Also got two more Yavin Hangar Sled sets for $9 a pop at the show which I was more than happy with.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #992 on: July 29, 2012, 11:41 AM »
Weird, random find. My closest Walmart has gotten maybe two cases of deleted scenes and two cases of the Malgus wave since TPM push. With only a couple of TPM figures on the pegs, they restock every three months. Today, I found a pink scar Evazan, by himself, no other figures from that wave, new or left over, anywhere to be seen. It was obviously a found stash or a return as it was a little beat up. Given that I have never saw any remnant of wave 4 since it's release, I'm very puzzled.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #993 on: July 29, 2012, 06:52 PM »
Got Wedge Antilles at  Wal-Mart. He didn't scan at the register. Cashier asked me if I remembered how much it was. I said 50 cents...okay, okay... I said $8. That still makes me a somewhat terrible person.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #994 on: July 29, 2012, 07:13 PM »
That is what is should be $8. I saw a Target recently that had all figures at $11.29. They had a large supply of twin pod car pilots and Dengars for some reason.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #995 on: July 29, 2012, 11:20 PM »
I broke my quitting vow and bought a Tarkin that I saw at Wal Mart.  First retail purchase since January.  They also had Wedge, Odd Ball, and Nikto, plus a ****load of TPM guys.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #996 on: August 3, 2012, 12:06 AM »
Scored a couple of Yavin Hangar Transports today.  Gotta love the deals at TJ Maxx!
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #997 on: August 3, 2012, 12:18 AM »
I broke my quitting vow and bought a Tarkin that I saw at Wal Mart.  First retail purchase since January.  They also had Wedge, Odd Ball, and Nikto, plus a ****load of TPM guys.

You spotted the Tarkin wave at a Wal-Mart?  Lucky...

The Wal-Marts in my area have the same 2 figures time and time again: Quinlan-Vos and Battle Droid.  That's it.

I like the new Tarkin figure.  I especially like the pack-in Mouse Droid. 
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #998 on: August 3, 2012, 01:39 AM »
I have been to 5 stores in 3 different cities in WY.  I saw a total of 12 Vintage figures across three WM and 2 Kmarts.  Brutal.  The Kmarts did not have even TPM. 

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« Reply #999 on: August 3, 2012, 07:28 AM »
I broke my quitting vow and bought a Tarkin that I saw at Wal Mart.  First retail purchase since January.  They also had Wedge, Odd Ball, and Nikto, plus a ****load of TPM guys.

You spotted the Tarkin wave at a Wal-Mart?  Lucky...

The Wal-Marts in my area have the same 2 figures time and time again: Quinlan-Vos and Battle Droid.  That's it.

I like the new Tarkin figure.  I especially like the pack-in Mouse Droid.

Well, the remnants of it.  They had Tarkin, Wedge, Nikto, and Odd Ball on the pegs (plus a bunch of TPM crap).  It was at a kind of the out-of-the-way Wal Mart (I live in Salt Lake City, UT and it was in Evanston, WY--yes, JediMoses, I was there to buy hard malt liquor, porn, and fireworks, all of which are banned in Utah  >:D  (just kidding, just kidding; just stopped on my way home from Bear Lake)).

I have to say, the Tarkin isn't as bad in person as it looks in pictures.  The color of the outfit is much better, and even the stupid soft goods skirt matches pretty well (though I still think it looks awful).  The flesh color for the head is a little weird, but I figure it's the best Tarkin they'll ever make, so what the hell.  The mouse droid is quite nice, too.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #1000 on: August 3, 2012, 05:00 PM »
I saw Vintage Nikto at TRU.  I didnt pick him up or anything as I already have him, just letting you all know that wave hit TRU around me

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #1001 on: August 3, 2012, 05:42 PM »
Has anyone found the red headband Kithaba in stores?

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #1002 on: August 3, 2012, 05:45 PM »
I heard of people finding him.

I picked up the TRU Ewok and Pilots multi-packs just now. Nice, but at 40 bucks a pop, ouch.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #1003 on: August 3, 2012, 05:47 PM »
I picked up the TRU Ewok and Pilots multi-packs just now. Nice, but at 40 bucks a pop, ouch.

Oh wow!  I guess I'll have to make the trek down there this weekend.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #1004 on: August 3, 2012, 05:55 PM »
A Target near work reset with literally nothing new except the new 3 packs. Went ahead and snagged my Snaggletooth set to be done with it. Also saw a beat up MH Jar Jar and picked it up after seeing Jayson's pics/review at Yak.

Sidenote, the reset downgraded TVC to two pegs while Movie heroes have EIGHT. Yes, lets expand the line that literally does not sell. ::)