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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #540 on: October 27, 2011, 07:37 PM »
Yeah, I found at least 3 cases of Wave 6 at a store today.  It's definitely frustrating.  But I made up for that by finding the TVC tauntaun today, too.  Not happy about that price tag though.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #541 on: October 27, 2011, 07:54 PM »
I found vintage B-Wing pilot and Rebel Fleet Trooper at KMart today.

The "Revenge" figures on the pegs were Luke Jedi, Admiral Ackbar, and Keyan Farlander.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #542 on: October 27, 2011, 08:14 PM »
I found vintage B-Wing pilot and Rebel Fleet Trooper at KMart today.

The "Revenge" figures on the pegs were Luke Jedi, Admiral Ackbar, and Keyan Farlander.

Found much the same at a K-Mart yesterday.  Scored Ponda Baba, Farlander and a Rebel Fleet Trooper.  Saw Revenge versions of Ackbar, Vader & Jedi Luke.  Also found "Return" versions of Logray and Wicket.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #543 on: October 27, 2011, 10:45 PM »
I hear you on it Pete...  WM wouldn't know any better is all.  Might be worth sites making it a point to let Hasbro know that the "distribution problems" could persist if Wave 6 is still in the pipes heavily with some retailers.

I think WM and Target are all that's getting Wave 6, though right before I found Wave 9 at KM they'd put out Wave 6 maybe a month prior...  TRU had that pile show up when they had their front store SW display go up too, but the sale moved most of it.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #544 on: October 28, 2011, 01:55 PM »
Yeah, I can't believe Hasbro go through Targets and WMs distribution centers to pull figures, but maybe I'm wrong.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #545 on: October 28, 2011, 05:11 PM »
Agreed.  I can see how local marketing reps would work their way through stores in order to manually clear out some old stock.  But when those chains have backstock of older figures in their warehouses, then it's a more substantial problem.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #546 on: October 28, 2011, 05:33 PM »
Hit a 2nd KMart today and got my Ponda Baba and Echo Base Trooper MOC.

Also another Rebel Fleet Trooper, my 10th.  Probably done with those now.  Though will have difficulty passing on more.

Now to army build the Echo Base Trooper.  Great figure!

KMart, so hot right now.  KMart.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #547 on: October 29, 2011, 01:50 AM »
Rewards Points...  You'll be racking them up, to use on future figures.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #548 on: October 29, 2011, 07:02 AM »
Rewards Points...  You'll be racking them up, to use on future figures.

How do these work?  How much do you have to spend at KMart before you get a significant dollar amount off of a purchase?

I really never go to KMart although there is one about 45 minutes away from my house, but the last 2 days I happened to wander into an area that had 2 KMarts like 10 minutes apart.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #549 on: October 29, 2011, 09:42 AM »
I found and bought the Target Landspeeder and Luke Taun Taun. Was thinking about waiting on them, but the boxes were so perfect,  I couldn't let them go. Also picked up an R2 on Revenge card.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #550 on: October 29, 2011, 06:35 PM »
Yeah, I found the vintage boxed Taun Taun, Landspeeder, and the Search for Luke set at Super Target this week, and ended up picking up all three.  Those boxes sure are nifty - I sort of wish they would have done something up for the "Search for Luke" set as well.  I guess it isn't technically something that was in the vintage line (or battle packs in general), but hey, they're doing PT and CW vehicles in them next year too.  Wouldn't mind getting another Taun Taun, but I'll opt for the BP with the prices.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #551 on: October 29, 2011, 07:06 PM »
I didn't buy anything but at TRU, some woman shopping for her grandson asked me what a Mace Windu was, so I loaded her cart with Wilrow Hoods.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #552 on: October 29, 2011, 08:21 PM »
Picked up the Search for Luke set today. I was sorely tempted by the Landspeeder and Luke's Tauntaun, but $25 is a bit much.
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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #553 on: October 29, 2011, 08:59 PM »
Yeah, $25 is way too much for those sets.  Most people seem to think so, too, considering how many of them are hanging around.

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Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« Reply #554 on: October 30, 2011, 03:12 AM »
Yup. Luke's just gonna have to ride his POTF2 Tauntaun. Not that I have a new Hoth Luke for the new Tauntaun anyway.


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