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Offline Scockery

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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #990 on: February 15, 2013, 03:07 PM »
Load up my cart with Aaylas, gammorean guards and Arc Trooper Commanders...and oh....right, never in stock.

Sale applies to clone wars and movie heroes from last year, but not the old junk they have in stock from prior years.

Anyway, to get free shipping I ordered 14 Ratts Tyrell figures to go with the two figures I wanted.

Is that Shoprunner thing a trick or can you get free shipping and then dump them after the trial ends?

And since when was the snowspeeder in those vehicle bundles from Black Friday? http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=17370436

Likewise, they have one with the Turbo Speeder and plo koon's fighter. Never heard about that. No photos. "available in stores" only. Strange.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #991 on: February 15, 2013, 03:55 PM »
TRU is such a tease. Why don't they just post a Shae Vizla for $5 and not have it for sale?
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #992 on: February 15, 2013, 04:39 PM »
Not the only teases. Looking around, it seems Shoprunner is a pseudo-scam. They either take your credit card info and collect their membership fee earlier than they claim or ignore your attempts to cancell your trial before the deadline (forcing you to challenge them) and if you do become a member and order too much, they cancel your account early claiming your a reseller or something.

Excellent...I procrastinated and flip-flopped about ordering long enough that all the Rebel Fleet Troopers are gone! No credit card bill there!  :P

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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #993 on: February 16, 2013, 09:04 AM »
Yesterday I picked up:

3 TVC Battle Droids
2 TVC Queen Amidalas
1 TVC Daultay Dofine
1 TVC Barada (Brown Headband)

Total was $21.90 I believe. Sweeet.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #994 on: February 17, 2013, 10:05 AM »
Went to my local TRU yesterday and found Dr. Evazan, Logray, Aayla, Barriss, Bom Vimdin, Barada, and Maul, scattered along with several TPM figures.  I left with nothing.  However, I did pick up a Cloud Car Pilot for $2.98 at Target.
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« Reply #995 on: February 17, 2013, 09:20 PM »
I should have had you pick up Dr. Evazan,  Aayla, and  Barada.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #996 on: February 17, 2013, 11:26 PM »
Speaks volumes that even $5 figures don't motivate me to get out to a TRU this week, haha.  Oh well.

Good figures to be had though, just no motivation.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #997 on: February 18, 2013, 04:22 AM »
It must be just me but my area has SUCKED for figures. The only waves I've seen that weren't TPM or Deleted Blu-Ray Scenes were the Lost Line wave at TRU, though I did get lucky and find an Evazan and Red Barada before Christmas.

The cheap prices HAVE cleared out Naboo Soldiers and Battle Droids (I was able to snag two Droids but probably would have bought more) yet the Podracers and Daultays remain.

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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #998 on: February 18, 2013, 07:14 PM »
No vintage left at "my" TRU. The movie heroes/clone wars left were 90% MH Super Battle Droids and MH Battle Droids. Everyone hates separatist army builders or at least sucky versions of them. IIRC, those were the only Movie Heroes figures left, the rest was a handful of CW...I wish I liked Aqua Droids more...but I don't.

Plus side I found a  $5 2011 Legends Stormtrooper in his non-removable helmet glory at Marshalls next door. I finally decided to take the last Rebel Commando from 5 Below along with a Naboo Pilot that I thought they had sold a month ago (seeing as they've only had one case of Discover the Force).

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« Reply #999 on: February 20, 2013, 08:24 PM »
yay for me - I nabbed a red head band Kithaba at TRU today on sale for $5  ;D

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« Reply #1000 on: February 20, 2013, 11:00 PM »
I believe Vintage is 100% gone from my area. Even the Podracers and Dofines have finally sold. Only the lame CW repacks remain

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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #1001 on: February 20, 2013, 11:01 PM »
I don't see many Dofines and haven't since last year really.  He didn't do as bad here.  better than battledroids even.  I'm sorta in shock.  He didn't reship either though.
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« Reply #1002 on: February 21, 2013, 09:17 AM »
Our Targets got cleared out when TVC hit $2.98 last week. TRU has only stocked the Lost Wave here since before Christmas.

Walmart is going nuts though, I saw 2+ cases of the new "greatest hits" wave at 2 different stores last night. Multiple Aaylas, Noms, RFT's etc. It was cool at first, but now it just makes me bitter that the only 2 TVC I still actually want are nowhere to be found. (Starkiller and Shae) That wave was absolutely a no-show here.
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #1003 on: February 21, 2013, 07:00 PM »
TVC figures marked down to $4 at WalMart stores in my neck of the woods.  And $4.99 at TRU stores.  Amazingly enough I managed to score a red bandana Kithaba at the TRU clearance price!
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Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #1004 on: February 21, 2013, 11:11 PM »
I got a Naboo trooper for $3, an AAT for $8 and a 3 pack with the Gonk, etc. for $8 at Target yesterday.  I already had the AAT, but its generic enough that I could get two :)
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