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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #765 on: May 28, 2012, 02:43 PM »
One Walmart near me just moved all the DTF BP's to the Clearance aisle, but they still ring up at full price.  ::)
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #766 on: May 28, 2012, 04:51 PM »
I was out and about, a lot, here today...  Everywhere I went they were $15, but I'll make sure and mention it on the front page here that this isn't a universal deal for sure.  Though it makes me really thankful I got these, and there's B-Wings around to be had cheap too.

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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #767 on: May 28, 2012, 06:32 PM »
I picked up 4 Cloud Car Pilits and the last two Woooooofs at my local target...hopefully new figures show up eventually

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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #768 on: May 29, 2012, 02:17 AM »
4 Targets.
3 Wal-Marts.
2 TRU's.
1 Tuesday Morning.

Not one new figure.

However, I did score two more Yavin Hangar Techs w/Sleds for $14 each.  That's nice, I guess.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #769 on: May 29, 2012, 10:59 AM »
I was out and about, a lot, here today...  Everywhere I went they were $15, but I'll make sure and mention it on the front page here that this isn't a universal deal for sure.  Though it makes me really thankful I got these, and there's B-Wings around to be had cheap too.

It made an otherwise ****** toy run worth the effort.

Yeah, it's not everywhere.  One store in my area is still full price on all this stuff, and even raised their Hyena Bombers back to $29.97, even after they had been sitting on clearance for $21 for a while.  At this particular store, the vintage style packaging vehicles won't even ring up at all.

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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #770 on: May 30, 2012, 01:54 AM »
At this particular store, the vintage style packaging vehicles won't even ring up at all.

^ I ran into that at a WM as well. It was really kind of annoying, since the shelf tag said they only wanted $10.50 for the vehicles. As it was, I didn't think it was worth trying to prove to those people that that was the price, so I left them. Kind of wanted that Torrent Starfighter, and I knew someone was looking for the Sith Infiltrator.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #771 on: May 30, 2012, 09:29 PM »
Bummed I didn't get to a KM over teh weekend myself...  I see that more than the B-Wing was on clearance.  Would've dug an extra 50% off some of the other stuff like Deluxe sets.  $6.50 for those is a steal to just repaint 'em.
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« Reply #772 on: May 31, 2012, 11:45 AM »
Aghhh! Didn't know those were on sale too. I'd have picked some up for imperial conversion myself.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #773 on: May 31, 2012, 11:57 AM »
Not necessarily a great price (at $12.99 each), but Amazon has some of the newer figures in stock (with free shipping over $25), including Hoth Luke, Wedge, Kithaba, Nom Amor, Aayla Secura, and Dr. Evazan.  Again, not necessarily a great deal, but at least they are available for those who are really looking for them.

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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #774 on: May 31, 2012, 01:14 PM »
So why does the biggest online retailer in the world have to up their prices three dollars above retail? You would think they would have more pull than EE.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #775 on: May 31, 2012, 02:55 PM »
Some, but not all, of the price difference I would think would be to cover their end on shipping.  Between Prime, and free shipping on orders over $25 I would think they have to make up the difference somewhere.

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« Reply #776 on: May 31, 2012, 03:14 PM »
I don't know. They sell almost anything you can think of. They aren't exactly hurting enough to have to sell a couple of figures over retail.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #777 on: May 31, 2012, 10:44 PM »
Amazon seems to ship a lot of stuff that gets damaged, so I would be wary of ordering anything I wanted MOC from them.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #778 on: June 1, 2012, 12:34 AM »
Today's wonderful revelation at Toys R Us?  TVC Basic Figures marked up AGAIN, and now at $12.49 per figure.  And this particular store is near TRU's corporate headquarters.  Oh, joy.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #779 on: June 1, 2012, 08:00 AM »
Today's wonderful revelation at Toys R Us?  TVC Basic Figures marked up AGAIN, and now at $12.49 per figure.  And this particular store is near TRU's corporate headquarters.  Oh, joy.

I haven't even been to TS TRU lately... I'm sure they are up there now, too.  :-\