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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #45 on: August 23, 2005, 05:47 PM »
Hey, Thanks Jeff! I'll try them. So..If you punch these in and they come up with quantities then how do you ask a store employee (who's lazy and doesn't remember it's a business and there company needs to make a sale) to look in the back for this fig.? especially when they give that Goddamned programmed " they stock at night so whatever is out is all we have" response? If we tell them it's in the scanner-then they wanna know how we know or won't get the item until we are  then forced to prove to them that their system says there's more. When we do this don't we risk a local store policy with notes on the collector isles saying " we will not check in the back for DCPI items". <I hate Target> don't they wanna make a sale-they're so ******* lazy-even the managers

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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #46 on: August 23, 2005, 08:18 PM »
Unfortunately, your mileage may vary when it comes to these DPCI numbers working in your local Target's price scanner. Some of them have blocked the ability to type in a number and have it return valid information.

Other Target stores don't even have the type of scanner you can type a number into or that display the stock-room availability.

I think I'm going to have to really spend some time this weekend trying to get a DPCI barcode generator up and running.
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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #47 on: August 24, 2005, 03:30 AM »

087-06-0576   SW Basic Figures 3.75in - I'm not sure what this is... unless C1 and C2 are going away?
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I think that the 3.75 inch above is possibly the cup figs-if the cost is 12.99$ or more -that's them. My store location says' Sw basic figures 3.75in with coll- then it cuts off; this is the sticker were the cup figs go. Maybe? I dunno. Anyway thanks for the Tie DCPI, I used it tonite to nab a tie from the stockroom!With an employee's help of course.

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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #48 on: August 24, 2005, 09:15 AM »
If you worked for minimum wage you'd have the same attitude.

True... when my brother worked at Target he pretty much shunned himself from the customers.

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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #49 on: August 24, 2005, 11:19 AM »
When I was a young Kid instead of crying because I ' worked for minimun wage' I busted my ass and was really helpful to anyone. This 'attitude' got/won me OUT of minmum wage so I continued it and ended up getting 4 pay raises inside a year. I can easily see IMO however, carrying the (even though I just joined the workforce) 'the world owes me something' attitude and feeling sorry for myself play leaves definately no room for improvement/deservedly stuck at minimum wage. And now back to the original topic....

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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #50 on: August 25, 2005, 06:53 AM »
Unfortunately, your mileage may vary when it comes to these DPCI numbers working in your local Target's price scanner. Some of them have blocked the ability to type in a number and have it return valid information.

Other Target stores don't even have the type of scanner you can type a number into or that display the stock-room availability.


Or it could be like my local Target, where convienently the two price checkers with the keypads on them have had the buttons removed. Came across that yesterday and had to find a person working the area and sadly enough they were out of what I was looking for. And what was I looking for you may ask? Clone Evolution sets :(

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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #51 on: August 25, 2005, 11:35 PM »
Still none of the inventory price checkers at my local Targets show the inventory if I punch in the #'s.   >:(
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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #52 on: August 25, 2005, 11:36 PM »
A big HUGE thanks to Jeff for helping me score a TIE Fighter tonight via the DCPI #'s he provided.  Thanks for that.  Got them written down to scamper around the various Targets and search.

Found a girl (she actually asked me if I needed help!  Holy ****!) and she got me one even amidst their inventorying they're doing.

Hell yeah!

An early birthday gift to me I guess too. :P  Yay

I have to say I like the ship.  Scale's right, it's a big mamojama, and the color is accurate to 2 of the 3 films so that's better IMO.

The pilot sucks...  no excuse Hasbro.

Cockpit could use a LITTLE retooling beyond the battery box too.  As I've seen MisterPL mention, it'd be ok if they did a uni-hatch on the cockpit that opened towards the rear, however I haven't seen anything definitive that makes me believe that the TIE Cockpit hatch doesn't open as 2-pieces.  That actually makes more sense for an ejection system which is definitely on TIE Fighters as seen in ESB.

The seat could be a little prettier inside then as well...  The TIE Bomber's got a nice set-up inside, very detailed, so it'd have been nice had Hasbro gone through a little extra effort on the cockpit interior when they had to basically retool the seat so it would lock inside.  I mean, they retooled it anyway so why not?

Irregardless, it's to-scale and even at $40 I'd like a 2nd but probably will settle for 1.  $40's this ship's largest problem though...  Two large wings does not equate a huge price jump since the cockpit is 100% re-used from a ship that they sold a lot of.  They should have had this for $30.

I wish Target would never get another exclusive...  Given their bastard ways of C-blocking collectors (hah, collector-block...  It wasn't what you were thinking!), but that's life I guess.

At $30 I'd buy 3 of these for a nice flight.  2 for an escort flight would be sweet though, even at $40, but I'm a sucker for good scaled classic ships.

My mileage on the scanners varies...

Tonight, one the keys were removed, another the keys were there but the thing didn't work.  The third one I hit finally would let me punch in the numbers.  I almost walked past it but stopped and thank goodness I did.  The TIE's sweeeeeeeeet.
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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #53 on: August 27, 2005, 10:42 PM »
hmm none of the Targets around me seem to not recognized the numbers  :'(

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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #54 on: September 2, 2005, 01:25 AM »
Question on this, and it relates to the final 12. I sent a PM to the poster over at Scum, but a guy posted that Target has changed the DCPI numbers for the final 12, and they are now priced at $6.99! OUCH if its true! Sorry about this, I am a a very tired teacher who has been at the school for 12-14 hours the last two days for open house and parent-teacher conferences, and I cannot write, spell or look normal at a monitor. Anyway, I have not searched the thread to see if the final 12's DCPI are posted here, and if they are, has anyone looked to see what they ring up as to confirm the price increase?
I've been waiting or a price increase to $6.99 for a month now, and at Wally to $6.88 since we are moving into the Holiday season in a month or two, so I just wanted to cofirm it (that and combined with the price of gas!).
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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #55 on: September 2, 2005, 04:18 AM »
Question on this, and it relates to the final 12. I sent a PM to the poster over at Scum, but a guy posted that Target has changed the DCPI numbers for the final 12, and they are now priced at $6.99! OUCH if its true! Sorry about this, I am a a very tired teacher who has been at the school for 12-14 hours the last two days for open house and parent-teacher conferences, and I cannot write, spell or look normal at a monitor. Anyway, I have not searched the thread to see if the final 12's DCPI are posted here, and if they are, has anyone looked to see what they ring up as to confirm the price increase?
I've been waiting or a price increase to $6.99 for a month now, and at Wally to $6.88 since we are moving into the Holiday season in a month or two, so I just wanted to cofirm it (that and combined with the price of gas!).

God I hope not. >:(  But it wouldn't supprise me. There goes Army building with 501st clones. :-\
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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #56 on: September 2, 2005, 10:19 AM »
I'm carring the numbers with me. They don't work on the scanners, I think Star Wars is locked out, at least around here. I've been asking employees to look up numbers and the only thing showing up, beside collection one stuff, is the TIEs.

The in responce to Black Dog65, Target shouldn't have diffent DCPI's for the final 12, so I would treat the RS report as highly suspect. However, Target raising the price on all figures could happen anyway. >:(
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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #57 on: September 2, 2005, 06:04 PM »
Darth Anton, thanks for the info. Haven't heard from the guy though I am suspecting that the price will increase sometime soon.
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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #58 on: September 2, 2005, 08:13 PM »
I've seen prices on basic figures jump to $6.49 at the Targets here in the last week. 6.99 wouldn't seem out of order for them by Fall. I'd wager they are jacking the prices up so that once the DVD promotions start hitting, they can put them on "sale" for 5.99.

All of the scanners (except for one lone store) here are now locked from manual DPCI checks. We even tested it with non-Star Wars material (Harry Potter book, and some random other thing) and they don't show, either. They've locked out inventory stuff entirely. God forbid a customer learn that something is in-store and the horrible truth that they'd rather let it sit in back than be sold.

And I trust Scum's rumor reports less than I trust information from a Hot Wheels guy hoarding up #43 Wookiees in Walmart.

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Re: Anyone know the Target DCPI #s?
« Reply #59 on: September 3, 2005, 01:23 AM »
All of the scanners (except for one lone store) here are now locked from manual DPCI checks. We even tested it with non-Star Wars material (Harry Potter book, and some random other thing) and they don't show, either. They've locked out inventory stuff entirely. God forbid a customer learn that something is in-store and the horrible truth that they'd rather let it sit in back than be sold.

I've noticed that now all of the scanners at the local targets have had their buttons regressed inside the plastic housing for the scanners. You can only use the scanners now if you take a thin pen or a car key and press inside. But alas, nothing comes up anyway when I tried it. They're really going out of their way to prevent people from accessing the stock info which is certainly in their rights, but it contradicts having this type of scanner in the first place.
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