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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #750 on: May 22, 2012, 01:44 PM »
My Targets are all litered with TPM wave...  Rare to see anything but that, actually.  So there's Naboo Troopers, at least.  I'd pick up a Dofine or two for the sale price too I think.  My figures are also $8.99 here though, not $10 or more...  that helps a little too.
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« Reply #751 on: May 22, 2012, 01:53 PM »
Isn't the new Joe stuff supposed to be out next week?  I'll be concentrating on that.

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« Reply #752 on: May 22, 2012, 02:29 PM »
Not really much here either.  Our local store has had the same 12 figures on the pegs for months now.  I always check as I organized it to four figures per peg, and it hasn't changed for awhile.  Nothing but TPM at any of the stores here (Target, WM or TRU), so it would be nice to see something new.  Aside from any extras, I've just been ordering online anymore, and I'm glad I did.  Hopefully this will clear something out though.

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« Reply #753 on: May 22, 2012, 04:13 PM »
Hopefully the sale will clear some figures out and get the newer stuff in.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #754 on: May 22, 2012, 09:14 PM »
Not technically a sale/discount, but I thought this fit well enough here, and was kind of fitting with the current state of collecting:

http://www.actionfigureinsider.com/marxblog/?p=654


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« Reply #755 on: May 22, 2012, 10:15 PM »
Brilliant, way nicer than the one I was leaving a year or two ago. I'd love to scan that image and re-use it. Repeatedly.
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« Reply #756 on: May 23, 2012, 01:41 AM »
AWESOME.

I want a scan of that too so I can take it to ALL the stores.

Maybe add that ___ ALL THE THINGS meme guy

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« Reply #757 on: May 23, 2012, 10:05 AM »
HA!  "like" the sign   :)
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« Reply #758 on: May 24, 2012, 09:35 PM »
I used to do that years ago at a Target and TRU that never restocked.  It didn't make much of a difference, but I hope they figured out that they were losing business.
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« Reply #759 on: May 25, 2012, 11:59 AM »
I'm wondering if the Tuesday Morning thing was just a one shot (one shipment) deal or if they're going to continue to get figures. It'll be interesting to hear the reports.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #760 on: May 27, 2012, 12:08 PM »
Jedi Temple Archives mentioned this might happen and it did.  I was at Wal-Mart and the DTF battlepacks were clearanced.  $15 for the droids set which isn't bad.  Less than $5 per droid.  For extras for Rebel pilots or your Mos Eisley streets, it can't be beat.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #761 on: May 27, 2012, 12:36 PM »
Buy one get one 50% at TRU for All Star Wars, GI JOE, Spider-man, Marvel action figures.

At the online store it applies to Vintage. In theory that applies to retail, too.
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« Reply #762 on: May 27, 2012, 02:07 PM »
Good deals at the only two stores seemingly with anything new to find... 

I did snag the $15 Astromech set at WM.  good catch on that for droid army building.
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« Reply #763 on: May 27, 2012, 09:31 PM »
It's not universal. At the Wal-Mart I stopped at they scanned at $25.

That Wal-mart had the new clone wars wave and Movie Heroes, too.

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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #764 on: May 28, 2012, 01:27 PM »
I've never seem the droids at my walmarts. They never even had a price sticker. They have them online for $24.95.
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