Animated Figures Released in Walmarts & TRU in the US

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Animated Figures Released in Walmarts & TRU in the US

Post by Ackula » Sun Jun 01, 2008 8:32 pm

http://seibertron.com/transformers/news ... ics/13188/
Seibertron.com member Real One has reported seeing Transformers Animated figures at Walmart in Nevada. This is what Real One had to say:


"I went to Walmart (Nevada) this morning and found a bunch of Animated TFs. I got Bulkhead and Bumblebee. I also found some at another Walmart and bought the only Grimlock."

If this is true, then this is the first report of seeing TF Animated figures at retail outside of the Ohio state area in the United States.
Images attached below for proof. Has anyone else spotted any? My wife just got a night job at Wal*mart for some extra cash so I'm gonna have her scout the store tonight as we are close to Nevada....
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Animated toys found at Wal*Mart in Nevada

Post by Nevermore » Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:04 pm

Oops, you beat me.
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Post by secretcode » Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:08 pm

Um... Yeah. He already posted that. Check the top of the post. Kthnxbai.
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Post by Nevermore » Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:12 pm

I merged threads, stupid.
Looking for a complete Energon Sky Shadow (from Superion Maximus).
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Post by secretcode » Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:14 pm

Aw hell no... Did he just call me stupid?

Anyway, no luck at my local Wal-Mart. Claimed they weren't allowed to sell them yet.
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Post by Nevermore » Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:15 pm

Looking for a complete Energon Sky Shadow (from Superion Maximus).
Offering: Binaltech Hound, Swindle, Ravage (Corvette), Skids.
Can buy in stores: Robot Heroes Tigatron/Inferno, Ricochet/Predaking.

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Post by Ackula » Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:17 pm

Nevermore wrote:Oops, you beat me.
Its all good ;)
secretcode wrote:Um... Yeah. He already posted that. Check the top of the post. Kthnxbai.
Nevermore wrote:I merged threads, stupid.
Play nice guys. It happens, I've posted things minutes after someone else and then realized it and merged them, no one is perfect :)

I made a call to my Wal*Mart and they claim to have nothing new for TF...

EDIT: California sightings now too? Damn it..now I'm getting that excited hunter-gatherer sensation...must find..
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Post by Detective Barricade » Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:22 pm

It sounds like the US of A is finally seeing the Animated line on the store shelves!:) And by the looks of it, the States are already on to Wave 2, and possibly Wave 3 (Grimlock is part of Wave 3)!:eek: I'm not sure how far we Canadians are in the Animated line...:(
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Post by secretcode » Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:37 pm

I was messing around as far as the "Aw hell no." comment goes. Anyway, yeah I think Canada is in Wave 2 or 3 atm. Enjoy it while it lasts. We Americans are sneaky little bastards.
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Post by Gareth Infinity » Sun Jun 01, 2008 11:48 pm

I still haven't seen any over here in Ohio. But that's okay, because I've got practically nothing in my wallet at the moment. Think maybe I could pay for a Deluxe with a photo of me, and my Dippin' Dots Ice Cream card?

(I would link to the photo in question, but I'm not sure if I'm allowed.)

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Post by electro girl » Mon Jun 02, 2008 5:57 pm

anyone know of a uk release yet?
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Post by Ackula » Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:51 pm

Well I can confirm they are at Porterville, California at Wal*Mart. They had Deluxe Prime, Bumblebee, Ratchet, Prowl, Lockdown, Blackarachnia, and Voyager Starscream, Bulkhead, Lugnut, Megatron, and Grimlock.

I bought Grimlock, Starscream, Blackarachnia, and Bumblebee for my son. Images below for proof and all that.

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Post by Blitzwing » Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:53 pm

I'm around Vancouver Canada, and so far we have the Wave 1 deluxes and voyagers. I'll be hitting up TRU and Wall-Mart in search of the Wave 2 deluxes this week.

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Post by slartibartfast » Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:16 pm

Kali wrote:Images below for proof and all that.
I see nothing there that proves they're for your son ;)

Grimmy looks awesomzor.

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Post by Ackula » Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:23 pm

slartibartfast wrote:I see nothing there that proves they're for your son ;)
Only Bumblebee is for my son, the others are for my Fathers Day gift actually :lol:
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Post by slartibartfast » Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:54 pm

Ah, sounds much more reasonable. Well worded my man.

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Post by electro girl » Mon Jun 02, 2008 9:16 pm

if i get my dad a tf for fathers da i think he'll disown me
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Post by Ackula » Mon Jun 02, 2008 9:35 pm

electro girl wrote:if i get my dad a tf for fathers da i think he'll disown me
I'm...sorry? I somehow doubt your father is the same age as me though, so things are a bit different.
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Post by another tf fan » Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:06 pm

WHOO - MUTHAF*CKIN - HOO : Let the Hunt Begin.:clap:
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Post by Ackula » Tue Jun 03, 2008 2:26 pm

So I sold something to make money for these guys, sent my wife to get the rest of the figures, and after one day... they are gone. She picked me up Ratchet, Lockdown, and Cybertron Optimus Prime. The rest are all gone, the hunt is back on...
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