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Offline StBrianOfMinneapolis

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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #30 on: October 29, 2018, 10:21 PM »
Am i crazy or have waves 2&3 never yet appeared at a Target?

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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #31 on: October 29, 2018, 11:00 PM »
Am i crazy or have waves 2&3 never yet appeared at a Target?

The only new thing I’ve found at Target in the last two months is the Mimban pack.  No new vintage, no 2-packs, no nothing.  And it’s not for lack of looking.

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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #32 on: October 30, 2018, 12:18 AM »
You are not crazy.  To my knowledge no report of anything past wave 1 at Target.  Same at Kmart if they’re around you.  That said Walmart at least here keeps steadily putting Wave 2/3 figs out in some form or other.  So there is hope.  But to be fair my WM stores didn’t go ape**** on wave 1 either.  They got a case and sold out of it at most stores.  I only see repacks now from the new waves. 

Target on the other hand is a wasteland if not for exclusives and their basic figure stock is kind of rotating the same as Walmart’s is.  Their 2-pack stock is dead as TVC tho and only WM is getting new there too.

For all the **** WM takes on distribution I have always looked at Target as just as bad or even worse at times, just usually better on exclusives.  They’re just more predictable and all their stores seem evenly crappy (or thriving) whereas WM can have one store completely devoid of figures, another nearby filled with peg warmers, and another that is a goldmine of new stuff.
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #33 on: October 30, 2018, 11:42 AM »
Target has been beyond bad for general release stuff. The exclusives have been awesome but the rest of it is terrible
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #34 on: October 30, 2018, 12:12 PM »
Target has been beyond bad for general release stuff. The exclusives have been awesome but the rest of it is terrible

It's always been kind of an ebb and flow, with one of Target/Walmart having a good run while the other sucks.  Right now Target is killing the exclusives while Walmart ****** theirs up so badly EE had to step in to help move product.  But Walmart has been beating Target on Solo Wave 4 and TVC Waves 2/3.  It's weird but it's always been a cyclical thing with one retail spot kinda being the 'hot' place at the moment.
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #35 on: October 30, 2018, 12:25 PM »
Target needs to figure out how to clear their stale stock.  They used to be good at marking things down and closing out old SKUs.  Lately they've let things stagnant and the pegs get clogged with super old stuff.

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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #36 on: October 30, 2018, 01:02 PM »
It's always been kind of an ebb and flow, with one of Target/Walmart having a good run while the other sucks.  Right now Target is killing the exclusives while Walmart ****** theirs up so badly EE had to step in to help move product.  But Walmart has been beating Target on Solo Wave 4 and TVC Waves 2/3.  It's weird but it's always been a cyclical thing with one retail spot kinda being the 'hot' place at the moment.

As a guy surrounded by Targets but without a Walmart in sight, it's been frustrating.  I used to just go to Amazon, but lately they've either not had it either, or it's been way overpriced.
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #37 on: October 30, 2018, 04:57 PM »
It's always been kind of an ebb and flow, with one of Target/Walmart having a good run while the other sucks.  Right now Target is killing the exclusives while Walmart ****** theirs up so badly EE had to step in to help move product.  But Walmart has been beating Target on Solo Wave 4 and TVC Waves 2/3.  It's weird but it's always been a cyclical thing with one retail spot kinda being the 'hot' place at the moment.

As a guy surrounded by Targets but without a Walmart in sight, it's been frustrating.  I used to just go to Amazon, but lately they've either not had it either, or it's been way overpriced.

There are other places to shop.  :D
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #38 on: October 30, 2018, 05:33 PM »

There are other places to shop.  :D

Yeah, the only problem is that Vintage Solo is $18.75, 2-packs are $22.30, and if I can't find $35 worth to buy, there's $5.99 shipping.

If everything shows up at once that's great, but I don't know if i have the patience to check that site very day and wade through 50 listings for 3rd party sellers.


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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #39 on: October 30, 2018, 08:40 PM »
I’m with Jeff there’s a goofy cycle to it and this is where losing TRU hurts too because that’s one less place to look.  In 07-2010 or so TRU was nuts with their sales tons of exclusives and all that stuff.  Walking in and finding multi packs, scenes, speederbike sets...  TRU wasn’t that way lately by any means and the line itself didn’t have things that nice either, but still one less place to Shop and compete is one less place.  That’s why the “good riddance” crowd never makes any sense to me.  I’ll moss Kmart when they’re dead here too.  They were the only places save for Target once that I found Hoth rebels.
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #40 on: November 1, 2018, 11:30 PM »
.  I’ll moss Kmart when they’re dead here too. 

You won't have to, most of their locations already have moss growing inside.  :P
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #41 on: November 2, 2018, 10:52 AM »

There are other places to shop.  :D

Yeah, the only problem is that Vintage Solo is $18.75, 2-packs are $22.30, and if I can't find $35 worth to buy, there's $5.99 shipping.

If everything shows up at once that's great, but I don't know if i have the patience to check that site very day and wade through 50 listings for 3rd party sellers.

Rob,

You could try to order online and set it up for a store pick-up.  It might be a way to avoid the third party sellers on the site.

Just trying to help.  :D
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #42 on: November 3, 2018, 11:25 AM »


If everything shows up at once that's great, but I don't know if i have the patience to check that site very day and wade through 50 listings for 3rd party sellers.

You can click a button for WM.com only.
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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #43 on: November 3, 2018, 01:57 PM »
Good to know, thanks gentlemen.

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Re: 2019 Vintage Collection Wave 3
« Reply #44 on: November 5, 2018, 01:21 PM »
.  I’ll moss Kmart when they’re dead here too. 

You won't have to, most of their locations already have moss growing inside.  :P

Well played. :D

I was out and about in Cincinnati this weekend and I was in some Walmart stores and they all had wave 3 in complete sets or close to it.  They also had an inordinate number of Rangers.  The tanker and death trooper were nowhere to be found and once again Aphra was the least common 3 figure wirh Luke and Enfys Nest close seconds.  Rangers and Han and Cassian were all plentiful.

The range Trooper really is an impressively done figure tho so get a squad if you can.  It’s poseability is shocking to me and they really engineered him quite well.
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