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Offline McMetal

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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #255 on: May 23, 2013, 11:18 PM »
Screw it, i find these tomorrow at Ross, and I'm throwing down. A man can only hold out so long!
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« Reply #256 on: May 24, 2013, 10:54 PM »
Bummer, I was 0-3 at Ross today looking for Hobbit figures. Maybe they just haven't arrived yet? Hoping it is not just a regional thing. Around here only TRU sold that line.
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« Reply #257 on: May 30, 2013, 10:17 AM »
Has ANYONE else seen these at a Ross?

I've been hitting them up every day and not seeing anything around here.  :(
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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #258 on: June 1, 2013, 11:25 AM »
a bunch of stuff from wave 2 is now listed on EE with a June release date oddly enough - what happened to October?

here is the wave 2 case breakdown:

This wave 2 case of 12 individually packaged action figures includes (subject to change):
3x Gandalf the Grey
3x Azog
3x Thranduil
2x Beorn
1x Radagast the Brown

only 1 Radagast?

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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #259 on: June 2, 2013, 12:05 AM »
Guess he was Beorn under a bad sign.

::) That was bad. )

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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #260 on: June 6, 2013, 03:26 PM »
Has ANYONE else seen these at a Ross?

I've been hitting them up every day and not seeing anything around here.  :(

The Ross stores in my area suck in terms of toys.

I have never seen a single Star Wars, Transformers, LEGO, Hobbit or GI JOE item at a Ross store.

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« Reply #261 on: June 6, 2013, 08:30 PM »
I've had pretty good luck with SW toys at ROSS, but totally struck out on this Hobbit thing. Would have been nice, we have 3 that are convenient to my work/home locations. But I've given up looking at this point.
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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #262 on: June 6, 2013, 08:45 PM »
That initial batch came and left real quick and I haven't seen a refresh since. If you see the foam role play battle-axe hanging on the pegs then you can bet the figures made an appearance already.

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« Reply #263 on: June 30, 2013, 09:11 PM »
Just noticed that BBTS has the next lineup of Hobbit stuff up for preorder, with 5 packs, single packs, and some of the 6" figures.  From what I can tell, it looks like this:

5 Packs
Mirkwood Pack - Legolas, Tauriel, Thandruil, Fili, and Kili
Bilbo Baggins Burglar Pack - Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, Oin, Invisible Bilbo
Thorin's Adventure Pack - Thorin, Gloin, Nori, Dori, Ori

Single Packs
Gandalf
Radagast
Beorn
Azog
Thandruil

6" Collector Figures
Radagast
Legolas
Azog

I didn't see anything else listed, not sure if there are any more of the 2 packs, deluxe packs, etc.  Or if we're getting a Smaug (I hope so).

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« Reply #264 on: July 16, 2013, 03:23 PM »
so I saw that Entertainmentearth sent this out to another collector:

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Items are now a Toys R Us exclusive. All Smaug movie product had to be removed from the site. Just found out about it late Friday. Backorders will be cancelled.
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So TRU will be carrying the line.  Hopefully thy are not the only ones.....

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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #265 on: July 16, 2013, 04:35 PM »
All Hobbit stuff marked down to a super cheap $1.99 at my local Kmart... I bought the three Orcs on the dog beast things they had left.  Now my son and I have a great army... thought I did use a couple of the Orcs for customs.

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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #266 on: July 16, 2013, 06:32 PM »
Same here.  I got an elf 2-pack for fodder bits.  May hit my other KM and see what they have when I'm out this week.
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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #267 on: July 18, 2013, 10:59 AM »
Just as a heads up, I had some of the next wave(s) of figures (both the 5 packs and single figures) on preorder through BBTS, and they sent me an e-mail today saying they wouldn't be able to fulfill these orders because they were informed these had become exclusive to another etailer.  Not sure who, or if there will be an "exclusive online window" like there was last time around, but I just thought I'd pass things along.  I'd really like to finish out the 3 3/4" scale dwarfs, if nothing else.  I wonder if they'll be "online only" or appear at TRU again.  They never did hit Targets here, and only one of our Wal-Marts had only the single figures last time around.

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« Reply #268 on: July 18, 2013, 12:29 PM »
I guess I'm not surprised to see fewer places picking these up now.  The first wave of figures ended up on mass clearance at Kmart, didn't move too well at TRU, and I never saw evidence of a Wal-Mart or Target carrying them in my area. 

These aren't bad toys though, I rather like them and so does my son.

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« Reply #269 on: July 18, 2013, 12:40 PM »
I was practically begging for an excuse to jump into this line. But like Chewie, these NEVER made it to a reasonably priced Walmart or Target around here. Nor to either of our remaining K-Marts. I would have gone nuts on clearance Hobbit figs. Guess it wasn't meant to be.

Our TRU still has a buttload of these too, and based on their stubborn refusal to lower the price, they will be collecting dust for awhile. They've still got Pirates of the Carribean figures on the pegs for chrissakes!
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