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slv_1
06-28-2001, 01:06 PM
New thread for collectors in ATL.

06-28-2001, 01:27 PM
Never had a chance to post any finds over at ezboard, but I'm with you, this is a much nicer board. Looking forward to submitting some finds ang hearing about some too.

It's about time North Atlanta started getting some new shipments in. Nothing of interst at the Duluth Target and Walmart as of last night,

Jedi72

LooseToon
06-28-2001, 01:39 PM
Hey gang! The only thing I have to report of any value is the 12 300th Fetts that are still at the Lawrenceville Walmart, and have been there for about a month now. Haven't seen even a sniff of the Ketwol wave figures since I originally found them weeks ago.

Good idea canning the Pop-Ups of EZBoard and posting here.

Darth_Omen
06-28-2001, 02:02 PM
This is much easier to use than the EZ-board at Yak's. I have been a lurker to that board for a while b/c it was a pain to join. Yet another Cobb Co. hunter, but I mostly hit the south Cobb stores like Austell and Mableton and the Cumberland area. Haven't found much of anything at any of those stores lately; did luck out and find the Ketwol wave at the Cobb Parkway Wally World a few weeks ago (I know, it's late, but they at least are getting stuff in amazingly). Still haven't found the dirty biker scout yet.

slv_1
06-28-2001, 02:23 PM
Welcome. I hunt in Cobb County most of the time. I have been known to cover Paulding.Fulton, Woodstock, and Canton areas also. Loose glad to see ya here. I am kinda mad, I never reached Bounty Hunter.
Went to a few places today. Found nothing.

06-28-2001, 02:50 PM
I live a few miles from downtown and normally search from Cumberland to Stockbridge (like Atlanta Motor Speedway Stockbridge. I am experiencing discouragement at an all time high. I have not made midnight runs, planted reasons for my wife to go shopping, or made multiple stops on the way in from family outings in 5 days. I don't know how much longer I can last...

I found a case of the dirty biker scout wave at the 124 Super WalMart in Snelleville last weekend. Found a 12" Boss Nass a couple of weeks ago, and just had to get the 12" Tarpals to keep him company -- not at $8!

Sadly, my brother and friends in Nashville had the Duros wave a few weeks ago...ARRRRGGGGGGG!

I will be patient, I will be patient, I will be patient...

Does anyone live close to downtown or work downtown?

LooseToon
06-28-2001, 03:13 PM
As SLV-1 knows, I'm over in Gwinnett County. I hit mainly Lawrenceville, Snellville, and the Mall of GA area in Buford. Jedi Guy, sounds like we could cross paths at some point. The reason you might of had a hard time finding Dirty Bikers is that I'm insane, I love the Biker Scout and I buy them when I see them. But, I am glad you were able to score some for yourself. I never saw them at Snellville Super, and I guess I now know why http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif. I'll venture to Duluth only on weekends. Some of our of Yak Board pals hit intown, specifically Malbie and Spiderham, to name a few. http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/grin.gif

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06-28-2001, 03:14 PM
Man o Man SLV1, good idea!!! I was getting sick of ezboard trying to cram advertising down my throat. No signs of Ketwol or anything else interesting....For those of you who don't know me, I romp around in the Paulding/West Cobb area and wherever else. Anyone heard anything about the B-Wing yet? I
have been so busy lately/so sick of disappointing hunts that I am thinking of ordering it from Kebcotoys.com (an Atlanta based online retailer). They are like $7.29 a piece plus s/h. I e-mailed them and they responded with early July as their expected arrival date. I dunno, it is food for thought. And it saves me a ton of gas.....

06-28-2001, 05:19 PM
I generaly hit most things in and around Duluth, Norcross and venture up to Mall of G on the weekends sometimes. I Also from time to time hit Billy's Toys up in Suwanee when I can't find something hard. Needless to say Loosetoon I grabbed a Dirty for $9 cause you and the rest of the troop builders keep snagging them.

Anyway I have some so-so B-Wing News. My source says the SQU is in the system and they are even in the stock shelves but, they have not been given clearence to put them on the shelf. So my guess is that it can't be long. My luck I'll be out of town for work when they do hit. I'll let you guys know if I hear any more.

Jedi72

06-28-2001, 05:31 PM
I'm in! EZBoard was definitely frustrating. For those that don't know, I search inside the perimeter ... for all the good it does me. I haven't seen anything interesting in awhile. And don't give Loosetoon too much grief, he hooked me up with a Biker Scout when I couldn't find one. I'll chime in when I find something.

06-28-2001, 06:29 PM
Doh! I'm an apprentice again. And after all that hard work to become a smuggler at Yakface. Oh well. At least the pop up ads are gone.

For any of you who don't know me, I roam the inside and barely the "outer rim" of the perimeter.

I've got a case of Duros wave coming from Newforcecomics for myself and a couple friends who are and/or will be posting here. If I see any in the stores, I'll either pick them up for others here or alert you to the news. I didn't think these would be as scarce as they currently are. (I thought Hasbro had learned from their past mistakes.)

06-28-2001, 11:56 PM
Hello everyone! Well, I'm not in Atlanta but I'm here in Athens, just a few minutes from you guys. There is not much around here. They got a few shipments of the re-issued Coruscant Guard/Gungan Warrior case in at WalMart the other day. It was pretty cool to see those again. I am waiting patiently for the Duros wave. It's so frustrating to go out to four or five stores and not find a thing. take it easy...

LooseToon
06-29-2001, 06:43 AM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Jedi72:
[B]Needless to say Loosetoon I grabbed a Dirty for $9 cause you and the rest of the troop builders keep snagging them.

I'm definitely the worst offender when it comes to Biker Scouts, but only on scouts. I don't army build any other figure. If you are in need of another Dirty one, or a Clean one, just ask. As the others know, I do share. BTW, slv-1, those Bikers that you hid a few days ago, are they still available? http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/wink.gif.

Nothing at Lawrenceville Walmart, Snellville Super Walmart, or Snellville Target this morning.

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06-29-2001, 07:47 AM
Hi all. I'm a refugee from EZBoard as well. I'm now in Cobb County - more East Cobb and Town Center to be exact. Also hit the Dunwoody/Sandy Springs area. Haven't seen anything good yet, but like Malbie, I've got a case coming from New Force of Duros wave (all figs are spoken for in the case, sorry). Still looking for sandtrooper & dirty biker scout wave figs though, so please give me a shout if you see them. Also still looking for Lando wave for a friend.

Just as I got to Smuggler, I'm a lowly apprentice again http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

Ugh, where's a good female icon? I didn't want Dengar. http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

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06-29-2001, 08:13 AM
Bucfan007 (formerly Bobabond) signing back in. I've been on a long posting hiatus at yaks, but I'm back in the game now. I primarily scour Conyers to Gwinnett, some Dekalb, and some Stockbridge (it just depends on where I am that day). I too am very frustrated with the finds as of late! If I find anything you all will be the first to know.

little_jabba
06-29-2001, 08:29 AM
Moving over from yak's. I normally search a north metro arc from woodstock over to alpharetta, through roswell. Been hitting targets recently, keeping an eye out for the b-wing. Nothing new to report, but I will post any finds.

06-29-2001, 08:55 AM
Spiderham checking in here. Fleeing from the Yak board. For those who don't know me, I'm also a Cobb County hunter. Mostly 41, Cumberland and occasionally Town Center. Not really furtile ground, I know. I work in Buckhead and try to track stuff down at the TRU and Target there as well.

About the only thing I've found lately is the Snowbi-Wan wave at the Media Play at Mansell. (I didn't know they had them there, but at $7.99 - YUCK!)

Do we need to coordinate a B-Wing help group? I would love to get 2 of them, and I don't mind buying as many as I can find (if I can find any) as long as there are buyers out there (at cost, of course). Did most people pre-order them online?

Darth_Omen
06-29-2001, 09:19 AM
Not much at Cobb Pkwy Walmart or Target last night except the same junk they have had for the past year or so or whatever. Austell Walmart had a Bespin Han and Boomer-damaged Battle Droid left; they also have four of the 12" Mauls on his speeder bike for (ouch!) $39.95. So if you are still looking for those . . . maybe they'll mark them down soon. Austell Target has a couple of the new Jar Jars and four Capt. Tarpals still at $35.00. I imagine they will get marked down soon also. Surprisingly (ha!) Austell K-Mart had nothing. Cobb Pkwy Media Play has some Leias, Chewies, Porkins, and Sebulbas, and one lone Jar Jar. Cumberland TRU also had a Jar Jar.
No B-Wings but I too am looking for two. It looks like the Target stores are rearranging their toy isles so hopefully we'll see them soon.

06-29-2001, 09:30 AM
Hello all. I am Timponobi. I have arrived and look foward to speaking with the old gang and new friends at collectstarwars. My most recent finds were at Walmart ( Duros Wave. ) Saw the updated picks of Battle Damage Vader. Suffice to say it looks like a winner. Happy Hunting!

I am Timponobi

LooseToon
06-29-2001, 09:45 AM
Liren, I thought that SLV-1 had hooked you up with the Dirty Bikers. If not, lemme know. Where's my Biker Scout icon?

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slv_1
06-29-2001, 10:11 AM
The biker scout I stashed are in my hands and are spoken for http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/frown.gif I will be on the lookout and pick up as many as I see. The B-Wing Issue sounds like a good one. If I see them I will get as many of those as I see also. No luck in my area today.

Good to see most of our rebels have found the new base.

NO Biker Scout icon for you http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/tongue.gif slv-1 out

06-29-2001, 10:20 AM
I am deffinetly up for a B-wing hunt group. I'm on the look out here in Duluth and over by Gwinett Mall. When I find them I'll pick up what I can, and do an at cost transaction with anyone interested.

Good Luck in the Hunt!

06-29-2001, 10:56 PM
I stopped by the CVS pharmacy on Cobb parkway and Jiles and I found one of the Emperor's Royal guard from the POTF line. They also have two old POTF green carded He-man-esque storm troopers if anyone is interested (which I highly doubt http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif).A thing I found at www.starwars.com (http://www.starwars.com) in the online store is the Epic Force Stormtrooper (the 6"-7" tall rotating stormie that would look purdy nice atop my bookcase!!) for (gulp!!) $14.99. If you are a Fan Club member (unfortunately, I am not) you get a $10 off gift certificate/coupon.

06-30-2001, 12:21 AM
Yeah, Slv1 snagged me one dirty biker scout, but I gotta get another since my husband has decided he wants one carded and one to open. I also hunt for my old roommate since he's stuck with the intown stuff (buckhead/midtown).

I'm up for snagging multiple b-wings for those that need them as well. I'll need two, but one will work if that's all I can find.

LooseToon
06-30-2001, 11:24 AM
Found 1 Snowbi-Wan, 1 Jedi Armor Qui-Gon, and 1 Aurra Sing at the KB in the Mall of GA. I left them because of the price, $7.99. I figured even if someone needs them, they wouldn't want to pay that price. If you do want them, call them and maybe they'll hold them for you.

Anyone still in need of a 1/2 price Faamba, the FAO at the Mall of GA still has plenty, at least 15, and they still have 5 or 6 of the Biggs/Wedge 12" 2-packs. Also, the pewter FAO exclusive Cinemacast sculpture of the movie poster image of Luke and Leia from EPIV is included in the 75% off sale. It's on sale for $112.50 (That's 75% off?... yup!) They have 1 on the floor. I mention this because I've seen news of this item recently somewhere as an Ebay auction, inwhich the bidding was well over $250 already.

Nothing at the Mall of Ga Target, and Super Walmart. The Mall of GA TRU has nothing Star Wars, of course, but they do have Pin-Pal Apu Playsets and most of the new figures in the latest Simpsons wave.

I saw Battlebots toys at the Lawrenceville Kmart the other night. Those were cool.

Liren, I can part with 2 Dirty Bikers, if I really have to (weep...weep...) Seriously, if you can't find them, worry not, I'll have them for you.

LooseToon
06-30-2001, 06:32 PM
Rebelscum.com has some great shots of the Hasbro offerings at the Shreveport Convention. Excellent pics of the new POTJ figures Darth Emperor's Wrath, Luke X-Wing, Han Death Star Escape, and Shmi Skywalker. Also pics of the Tie Bomber and Crashed Snowspeeder. Great stuff...check it out!

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06-30-2001, 08:09 PM
Wal-mart in Hiram (as probably most other wal-marts across the globe) are now carrying the Spawn Samurai wars figures and they are very, very cool. Even if you aren't a Spawn fan (I'm not, I just like McFarlane's toy sculpts) you have got to see them. The also had FOUR biker scouts as of noon today, and a sith apprentice.

LooseToon
06-30-2001, 09:19 PM
Liren, getting back to your original comment about needing a female icon. Well, I just noticed tonight that there's an Aurra Sing one. Check it out! Plus Greedo was played by a woman. What's the one that looks like Santa Claus?

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Obiwannacracker
06-30-2001, 11:26 PM
This icon? Looks like ole Dengar to me. No B-Wings at Woodstock Target as of Saturday.

LooseToon
07-01-2001, 06:11 AM
No...I'm talking about this one. I think it looks like Santa http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/wink.gif

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07-01-2001, 08:06 AM
I think it's a can of Easy Cheese (better known as cheese whiz)!!

07-01-2001, 01:06 PM
I came out of my collecting slumber to find southwest Atlanta is still dry...

Nothing at the Southlake Target, TRU, KB, Morrow Wal-Mart, Riverdale Wal-Mart, Wesley Chapel Wal-Mart, or the in town K-Marts.

I may have to soon get a part time job at Wal-Mart...YIKES! Wattsa meesa sayin?!?

I have faith in Hasbro...I, I, I mean The Force that I will find the Duros wave.

Hasbro WILL make these in mass quantities!
I will have them! I will have them! I will have them! Keep it together, keep it together, keep it together...

07-01-2001, 05:54 PM
Let's try that again. Still getting used to the new posting forums. http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/wink.gif

I'm up for the B-Wing collectors club. If I see them, I'll pick as many as I can up and offer them to the group (after my two, of course.)

So what's this icon? Looks like the red furry monster from Bugs Bunny except he's green.

07-02-2001, 12:57 AM
I may be in Chicago for the weekend but my beutiful wife hit TRU in Duluth for me this morning and picked up the Duros wave for me. She unfortunetly mentioned that almost all of the Cards were in not so good shape. But if your looking for figs to open have at em.

07-02-2001, 02:00 AM
Yep, looks like Aurra is there... do I spy Boussh?? http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

Nothing at ALL at TC Wal-mart last night. The usual suspects were at Johnson Ferry Wal-mart, Sandy Plains Target, Johnson Ferry K-mart, and TC Target this weekend.

Thanks for the offers on the bikers Loose! I won't make you give them up though http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif I have hope that I will find them eventually. As long as I have one (thanks to Slv-1), that's good.

LooseToon
07-02-2001, 06:37 AM
This of course would be C-3PO, but in its squashed state, it does look like a furry Gossamer (Bugs Bunny monster... yes I know it's name http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif).

Cool beans about finding the Duros wave at the Duluth TRU. TRUs are barely on my hit list anymore cause I rarely find anything there.

Found the Army Builder wave at the Lawrenceville Walmart this morning. Let's see if I can remember everything that I saw:
2 Maul Apprentice, 4-6 Bespin Han, 2-3 Boomer Damage Droids, 2 Calamari Officers, 2 K-3POs, 1 Sae-See Tinn, 1 Red Gown Amidala, 3 Gungan Warriors, 4 Dirty Bikers. Oh yeah, and 3 or so of the Blue Courescant Guard.

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Darth_Omen
07-02-2001, 08:33 AM
TC Walmart and Target had nothing this morning either, BUT I did grab the last two dirty biker scouts at the Dallas Highway Target, as well as one Darth Maul. I left three on the pegs with Snowbi-Wan and Qui-Gon. No B-Wings, but I'll grab as many as I can for the club.
Dudes, I am soooooooooooooooooooooooo stoked for the TIE-Bomber, but am a little disappointed by the repaint of the Luke with the snowspeeder. I hope that is only a prototype.

07-02-2001, 09:19 AM
Getting rid of 12inchers

Hello all. I am Timponobi. Well, the time has come for me to cease canceling the 12 inch line. Therefore, my loss is your gain. I have the majority of the 12 inch line minus the most recent Han / Endor wave. While I would prefer cash, I would be interested in making a trade. I am needing the following:

Admiral Motti
Commtech Leia
Pit Droids two pack
Masters of the Darkside two pack
TC-14
R2-B1
Eopie w / Qui Gonn Ginn
FF Weequay
FF TIE Figher Pilot
Sio Bibble
Acension Gun Amidala
R2-Q5

In most cases, I am wanting $20 each per 12 inch fig unless I paid more or it is a deluxe piece. Please let me know. I would rather give you guys first dibbs than Brians Toys as he is my last option.

Thanks for the read.

I am Timponobi

07-02-2001, 09:40 AM
I just made a big "Hello, Here I AM!" reply which became a separate topic...nonetheless, I am proud to be on the team/in the gang--hunting for a bunch a damn plastic!!! All my best to all of you...and I will be MUCH more helpful as I begin to worm my way around Decatur.

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LooseToon
07-02-2001, 11:26 AM
Howdy, Jed EYE. Welcome to the fray! Funny how the move here to these forums "outed" so many more collectors in our area http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/grin.gif.

Liren, just say the word, whether it's next week or next year, The Dirty Scouts will be waiting.

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slv_1
07-02-2001, 02:09 PM
No suprise that there was nothing around TC this weekend. I went by Sat. morning and saw the local scalper scumbag 50 yr. old piece of trash. I did not even bother to go in. Any post about TC find will be held a few days. This guy gets on my last nerve.

I am suprised that there was anything at Dallas Hwy. Target. Good score.

I am happy to see alot more post on this forum. Maybe we can get to the stuff first.

Loose did you get the Biker Scouts?

Later

Obiwannacracker
07-02-2001, 03:26 PM
Still nothing at the Target in Woodstock.

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07-02-2001, 04:34 PM
Me again. Nothing of note in-town. (as of yesterday)

I too am greatly disappointed by the Luke sculpt with the snowspeeder. We have a new X-wing Luke, but it looks like the pack-in Luke is a rehash of the old one. I am sad...

07-02-2001, 07:34 PM
Fret not about the Snowspeeder Luke. I know they have the orange-carded Luke (He's hot-glued to the vehicle/display), so I REALLY think that they were just showing us a mock-up. Besides, haven't all of the vehicle pilots that have been released/are going to be released in the POTJ line been new sculpts? Yep. Now turn those frowns upside down and 'focus on the moment'- finding the elusive Ketwol http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif! Sob, sob..boy, I miss Lionel playworld..does anybody remember? I think that shows my age. Anywho--I haven't found squat. I am game for the B-wing scouring committee. It is amazing that someone found something at the Dallas Hwy Target. A little birdy told me (so I have no idea if this is true or not, but it is a fairly legit source, although I am not making accusations or anything) that the employees there buy scalp most of the stuff that comes in. It would make sense, since I practically live in that Target (thanks to my Girlfriend who drags me in there all the time)and I never see anything notable.***Whoever was selling their 12" line, do you have the 12" biker scout?***

Oh yeah, I have an extra MOC Sith Apprentice that is just dying to leave me. He's yours for $6 if ya want him. If someone has an extra MIB Y-wing (POTJ) that they want to sell, let me know.---look at me, I want the new stuff so bad I am looking for old stuff!! http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif Cheers!

Obiwannacracker
07-02-2001, 08:07 PM
Several Boomer Damage Battle Droids and a few Bespin Capture Han Solo's at Wal-Mart in Woodstock.

Darth_Omen
07-03-2001, 10:58 AM
I think the TC toy jawa also scavanges the TC TRU. Not I don't know for sure, just what I have seen with my own eyes, buutt... Remember last year when all the old stuff started hitting clearance and AT-ATs were a (sweet) $10? I was up at TC TRU and asked if they had any and the manager told me he didn't know anything about getting in AT-ATs. I was in the checkout line getting something and the manager's office opened and low and behold, I saw an AT-AT on his shelf. He saw me eyeing the AT-AT and him, and promptly scurried away. That was a year ago, and I don't think that same manager is still there. And I know for a fact that at Northpoint TRU toy jawas regularly get stuff out of the stockroom before it hits the floor. I saw with my own eyes a stock boy getting a wad of cash for bringing out a couple 12" Han on Tauntauns for some toy jawa a couple years ago. Now there is nothing wrong with asking the stock people to look for stuff for you in the back, or to open a case that is sitting on the floor (that is how I got the Duro wave at Walmart) but when you pay them to hold stuff for you, then....

07-03-2001, 07:01 PM
Ah, yes, the Gossamer! I should have remember his name. Yes, this icon looks more like the Gossamer than C-3PO, which IMHO, is an improvement!

Rhino, I miss Lionel Toy Warehouse, too! (Thought I show my age too.) http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

Anyhoo, nothing new to report (again). But if anybody finds an extra dirty biker scout, I sure could use one. Thanks.

07-03-2001, 07:33 PM
I'm with you Darth Omen. Last year during the great KB clearance, I found a few Mynoks 2 for me and one for my brother. I forgot my wallet in the car and asked the cashier to hold the merchandise -- asking that she PLEASE hold it for me. I returned less than 5 minutes later, and she had sold two of them to a guy. I feel it is very unlikely that she could have confused us. Employees are probably the worst scalpers. I just hope they get stuck with merchandise and/or have great difficulty moving it!

KB sucks.

Toy...ahem, ahem, "Action Collectible" Store employee scalpers...suck.

May they be ravaged by The Dark Side...

The Stone Mountain area is dead.

07-03-2001, 07:47 PM
Hey Malbie, I have an extra dirty Biker with a slightly damaged bubble (it is the part just below his feet on the bottom of the bubble- it is sorta deformed)--He's all yours if ya need him.
Ryan

LooseToon
07-03-2001, 09:00 PM
Malbie, you know who to call if you be needing another Dirty Biker Scout... especially since I found 2 more tonight at the Lawrenceville Target, along with a Sandtrooper and 3 Maul Apprentices. I left the Mauls but grabbed the Imperials figuring someone out the would want them.

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Scott_D
07-04-2001, 12:57 AM
Hey, 'ol Scott D is in the Atlanta area (Conyers).

I'm trying to find the B-Wing, it's a must-have. http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

Scott D.

07-04-2001, 07:39 AM
Checked out the following stores between 8:00 a.m. and 8:40 a.m.on July 4:

* Scenic Hwy/124 Super WalMart

* Scenic Hwy Target -- nothing. Only 4 pegs.

* Snellville K-Mart -- nothing.

* Stn. Mtn. Super Target -- nothing.

I was really hoping to find replenished pegs -- especially for the holiday.

What's the deal?

LooseToon
07-04-2001, 10:23 AM
Happy 4th everyone. Here's a little something I made for Paw Island. ENJOY!

<A HREF="http://www.pawisland.com/games/games/othergames/fireworks/index.html" TARGET=_blank> Island Fireworks
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Darth_Omen
07-04-2001, 01:59 PM
Hope everyone is having a happy and safe 4th. I'm working, so I'm unhappy http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/frown.gif
As such, my work travels took to Woodstock, Little Jabba's hunting grounds I think. Barren like the deserts of Tatooine. At least Super Target had old Bens and Vaders.
Oh, and on the opposite side of my rant the other day... The Cumberland TRU people are the best, most friendly people to deal with. So are the Cobb Pkwy Target and Walmart folks. And the lady at the Mableton Kmart runs the most clean and organized toy dept of all the Kmarts in the metro area. That's it for my rant. Thanks, I'm out.

07-04-2001, 04:30 PM
What a cool job you have, Loose! Since it is pouring down rain and I can't take my girlfriend to see fireworks, now she can!!!

07-05-2001, 12:06 AM
Northpoint Target actually got in new stuff on Tuesday. That afternoon, there was 1 Dirty Biker, 2 or 3 Maul Juniors, 1 or 2 Ready-2-Rumble Qui Gons, and some Chewies/Leias/etc.

I got the Scout and a Maul for a friend.

Northpoint TRU had no POTJ, except for a couple of 300th Fetts.

They did have the new Apes figures... including the Estella Warren figure... mmmm...


-El Gray

07-05-2001, 10:04 AM
Dunwoody Wally World has 2 Gungan Warriors, 1 K-3PO, 2 Boomer Damage Battle Droids, and 1 Bespin Han. Plus a lot of farmer Qui-Gons. They also still have the 12" Bounty Hunters in pretty decent boxes if anyone is still looking.

LooseToon
07-05-2001, 02:43 PM
Saw the Capn' Tarpals w/ Kaadu 12" at the Mall of GA Target for $24.90 today. They have bunches...at least 12-15.

Liren, do you need a Sandtrooper?

07-05-2001, 03:57 PM
Still a whole lotta nothing on my rounds too. I'm in desperate need of 2 sandtroopers if anyone can help me out!

For all you Simpsons collectors, the Northlake TRU has what looks to be 2 cases as of yesterday...

07-06-2001, 05:25 AM
FINALLY, I have found the Ketwol wave, or at least, most of it!! It was at the Douglasville Wal-mart (I-20 and Thorton rd) around 11.30 last night. I picked up Ketwol, duros, and a Sabe...which was all they had remaining from the wave. My dry spell is over...YEEE HAAAWW!!!!

LooseToon
07-06-2001, 06:06 AM
Bucfan007, I've got 1 Sandtrooper I can hook you up with. Email me and we'll iron out the details. I think it cost about $6.25. loosetoon@aol.com

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Darth_Omen
07-06-2001, 06:31 AM
Cobb Pkwy Walmart had two Gungan Warriors yesterday, nothing at Cobb Pkwy Target, and the lady there didn't know when they were getting B-wings in. Ditto for Cumberland TRU - they don't know when to expect TIE Interceptors.
Where is a good place in the metro to get vintage SW stuff? Cobb Co. has very little at their comic book stores (that I know of).
Bucfan007, I also have an extra sandtrooper. email me at damieng5150@hotmail.com.

07-06-2001, 06:35 AM
I FINALLY found a Duros case at the Stockbridge Super WalMart - haven't been there in over a year. I can now send my brother a set! Duros' paint job appears rushed & sloppy. His paint was chipped before he was removed from the card!

BTW - anyone have POTJ Bespin Guards, POTJ Sandtroopers, or Commtech Stormtroopers they're willing to trade for dirty biker scouts? I really don't like the scout's "ready for action" pose. They will go back if no one here, or my brother, wants them.

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07-06-2001, 06:50 AM
Darth Omen,

I have not found anywhere inside the perimeter that sells vintage stuff. The few places outside I have found or heard of rip you off. A handfull of stores turned their backs on SW merchandise -- focusing on cards, comics, and other action figure lines.

It still blows me away that Atlanta doesn't have a good vintage/loose store. During the last few times I went home I picked up 2 POTF Gamorrean guards, Piett, EV-7, 8D8, Zuckass (vintage and POTF), yakface, 4-LOM, Rebel trooper (not Endor), and more -- all complete and for about $2.25 each. This does not include the working snowspeeder for $10! They always have red carded Bobas for $6. My brother picked up the first vintage Boba for $25!

LooseToon
07-06-2001, 07:51 AM
Jedi Guy, I've got Commtech Stormtroopers I can trade for Dirty Bikers. How many Bikers you got, and how many Stormies you want for each. I have some that I paid full price for, and some that I got at TRU clearance prices. Email me at loosetoon@aol.com to iron out details if your interested.

Up in Buford, in a shopping center on the corner of Buford Hwy and 20, there's a flea market called "Memories of a Lifetime". In this Flea Market, there is an Action Figure/Old Toy dealer in the back left corner of the store. He has a good selection of vintage loose complete figures, along with some vehicles. Also in Lawrencville on Gwinnett Drive there is a store called "Galactic Quest" which has older Star Wars stuff. But I agree that there is no "Oh Man, Look at all this great Star Wars Stuff" kinda store that I have been to around here. And if there was, the prices would blow anyway.

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07-06-2001, 04:03 PM
I just made it up to the Lawrenceville Walmart, but there was only a Sabe left. She's still there if anyone needs her.

07-06-2001, 06:51 PM
Well I guess I should have said RUN don't walk. Sorry my mistake! http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/wink.gif

delvec
07-06-2001, 09:17 PM
Malbie-
I haven't heard from ya regarding whether you still wanted that website created. You guys all sounded interested but haven't heard much since then. I am definately willing to do it for you(for free of course). I noticed most of you guys like the lack of pop ups here but what can be better than your OWN club site(oh and no pop up either). Again, its FREE there's no catch and if you're still not convinced you can contact either Chuck of the Philly club @ vadersclub@aol.com or Theo of the New England club theodoros@mediaone.net and they can tell ya theres no BS to this.
I am doing this because I just wanna share with others the benefits of having as many local collectors on the same team instead of posting on 9 different sites. I also enjoy building sites and have so many ideas-I need an outlet!! I hope you consider this so we can continue!
Thanks!

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07-07-2001, 12:36 AM
I do know of a Great place to check for vintage figs, but unsure of the $$$. Billy's Toys in Suwanee. It is on Suwanee Damn Road between Buford Hwy and Peachtree Industrial. I think it is only open Wed through Sun. And if he doesn't have what your looking for he can find just about anything. Even if you don't buy anything the store is something you have to see. Its like the Mecha of toy collecting. I've been in several times and every time I'm there I find some new throw back to Saturday morning TV. Any way stop in for the fun of it anyway.

07-07-2001, 12:52 AM
Lawrenceville Walmart just had a full case of the Duros wave. After my 4 there still should be 2 of each. Walk don't run if you need em.

Darth_Omen
07-07-2001, 09:25 AM
Thanks for the store locations for vintage stuff guys, I appreciate it. I have nothing to do this weekend so I will try to make it over to the other end of town.

Not much to report other than late last night Austell Walmart cracked open a fresh case of the Dirty Biker Scout/Maul Apprentice/Bespin Han/Boomer Damage Battle Droids, and Austell Kmart had about 4 Boba Fetts in their clearance aisle (I don't think they were on clearance though). I left everything for whomever.

Obiwannacracker
07-07-2001, 10:20 AM
Nothing new at the Target and K-Mart on Shallowford and Sandy Plains. A few Porkins at Town Center Media Play if anyone still needs him.

07-07-2001, 10:34 AM
After I finished with it, Walmart on Cobb Parkway has at least one each of Ketwol and Maul SA as of this morning, as well as a few Han Bespin Capture, Bespin Guard, Battle Droid Boomer Damage, Sabe, Dirty Biker Scout, and Ellors Madak. Go right now!

slv_1
07-07-2001, 02:42 PM
Found all of the Duros wave at the TC wal Mart. They were also spotted at the Woodstock WM by someone else.

07-07-2001, 07:13 PM
I found another case of Duros at the Wesley Chapel WalMart last night -- MAN this feels great!

My Ketwal waist/legg switch worked out wonderfully... I am at peace.

Is this how LooseToon feels most of the time?

07-07-2001, 10:10 PM
Well now I know who all the people are who keep scamming all the goodies in my area's.... http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/grin.gif http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/grin.gif http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/grin.gif http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/grin.gif

Found Sabe & 1 Bespin Gaurd 2day at the Douglasville Wal Mart.

Still need Kewtol & Duras tho http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/frown.gif

LooseToon
07-08-2001, 07:56 PM
Congrats to everyone on the finds these past few days. I saw that Sabe that Bith and others mentioned at the Lawrenceville Walmart, but other than that, did no looking at all Saturday or Sunday since it's the Wife's birthday tomorrow, and we celebrated all weekend!

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07-09-2001, 07:06 AM
Saw Ketwol, Bespin Guard, and Sabe last night at Cobb Pkwy Wal-mart. Left 'm for whoever might need 'm. Wish they had still had the Maul when I got there. Ah well, the hunt continues.

Thanks for the offer Loose! I do need to get at least one sandtrooper. Feel free to email me to set up a time. Anything else you need to trade for?

Nothing but break apart Mauls & R2D2s at Cobb Pkwy Target. But they did have a big open space that could be used for incoming vehicles. http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

little_jabba
07-09-2001, 07:07 AM
This morning about 8:30a, the NorthPoint Target had a fresh case of the Sabe wave and the wave with Dirty Scout Troopers (4 on the pegs) and Battle droids.

Darth_Omen
07-09-2001, 07:48 AM
Not much hunting this weekend except at various Targets througout the metro. Thanks for the heads up on Billy's Toys. Checked it out and he has so many toys there it is overwhelming. Literally wall to wall to ceiling to floor toys. Not much in the way of vintage stuff, and what he did have was a little overpriced (I think I could go cheaper on ebay!), but he is a really nice guy.
Has anyone checked out the island of misfit toys on Candler Rd just a few miles west inside the perimeter off I 20? I guess it was an old TRU and now is all clearance. Not much there that TRU doesn't have on clearance now, but I did score a 100th Luke for $37.44 total after the sale reduction. It was the only thing new there and I left two of them on the shelf. They also had some good deals on Lego - 40% off. Still no B-wings anywhere.

Obiwannacracker
07-09-2001, 10:17 PM
Wal-Mart (Town Center)- Only 1 Boss Nass.
Wal-Mart (Woodstock)- Still several Boomer Damage Battle Droids and Bespin Han Solos.

I found a Ketwol, a Bespin Guard and a Duro at the K-Mart on Canton Hwy near Cherokee Highschool, but they were the last ones of each.

Does anyone know if Aurra Sing, the Imperial Astromech or Saesee Tinn are shipping in the current assortments?

07-10-2001, 04:51 AM
You can see the case assortments for the year at http://www.collectstarwars.com/caseassortments.htm

It looks like all three of those figures are still shipping in various case assortments but I haven't seen them lately. I think I have an extra Imperial R2 Droid, though, if you need one.

Jedi_Master
07-10-2001, 11:38 AM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by malbie:

It looks like all three of those figures are still shipping in various case assortments but I haven't seen them lately. I think I have an extra Imperial R2 Droid, though, if you need one.


How do you know that the Imperial R2 is still shipping? Last one I saw was back in March/April (Nashville). If you still have that extra, I would be happy to buy it.


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Darth_Omen
07-10-2001, 03:27 PM
Cobb Pkwy TRU and Target - nada

07-10-2001, 08:06 PM
Upon finally finding the Ketwol wave, my madcap hunting days will be put on hold for work and school, but it sure would be nice to find the B-wing. I'm sure ya'll have seen the receipt scans online that it has supposedly turned up in california, so I am continuing to check out the ol' Target, but it seems as though the local Targs are always last in line to get anything...I guess we were made to suffer..it is our lot in life...hehehehe

If you are missing any cool Cinema Scenes lik the rebel pilots or something, check out http://powercollectibles.net. The guy who runs it (Russ Nelson) used to run Toys r' Russ, and as far as online shopping goes, he has good prices on older stuff and EXCELLENT customer service.

little_jabba
07-11-2001, 06:11 AM
Roswell Target had a fresh case of the Ketwol wave this morning about 08:15. All figures were there, but no sign of the B-wing.

LooseToon
07-11-2001, 06:46 AM
Lawrenceville Target this morning at about 9:15am has 2 cases worth of Ketwol wave, along with 1 Qui-Gon Armor, 1 Aurra Sing, and about 4 or 5 Darth Maul Aprentices. I bought 1 Ketwol, Bespin Guard, and Duros, and everything else is still there. No Sandtroopers or Biker Scouts, though. Forgot to ask about B-Wings.

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07-11-2001, 06:58 AM
Town Center Walmart had a lone Boss Nass for POTJ line.... and a bunch of holo mauls & 12" mauls with speeder.

07-11-2001, 07:35 AM
Nothing at S.Lake TRU, Morrow Walmart, or Stockbridge Super WalMart last night.

07-11-2001, 11:18 AM
SCORE!
Sandtrooper, biker scouts, sith apprentice mauls, snobi-wan, training qui-gon, aurra sing, and at least two cases worth of Ketwol wave figures at the sandy springs target. I grabbed the trooper, scouts, 3 mauls (one left), snobi-wan, and qui-gon.

All of the Ketwol figures are still there - at least 4 each.

Darth_Omen
07-12-2001, 10:06 AM
No Star Wars B-Wing lovin' at the Austell Target, and nothing new at Austell Wally world or Mableton Kmart.

LooseToon
07-12-2001, 08:21 PM
Saw something interesting at the Snellville Super Walmart tonight. 1 Mon Calamari Officer and 2 IG-88's on .0100 cards. But the funny thing about them was the fact that they were filthy! Dusty, dirty. I'm guessing that someone hid them a bit too well about 6 months ago, and they were just recently found under a shelf in the store somewhere.

This Walmart also has lots and lots of the Plastic Protecto Cases for carded figures. A pack of six cases for $5. Good deal.

The Lawrenceville Target still has about 5 Bespin Guards, 5 Sabes, 3 Ketwols, 4 Maul Apprentices and 1 Duros as of about 9:30pm tonite (Thursday night).

Anyone else see the new Planet of the Apes 12" figures? They look to be the same articulation quality as our beloved Star Wars line, which equals LAME.

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07-13-2001, 03:29 AM
A big thank you to loosetoon for the sandtrooper hook up. A truly great person if any of you ever have the opportunity to meet him.

The Stone Mountain Super Target had remnants of the Duros wave yesterday. That is the first new stock for them in months. Still no B-wing though.

07-13-2001, 08:14 AM
Happened through the Cobb Parkway strip last night (which is out of my usual path, but work had me doing "team-building" at Dobbins). Wal-Mart and Target were empty...

On the other hand, I called the Cobb Pkwy TRU and the employee who answered seemed to think that they would match the online price for the Sandtrooper/Dewback 12"--at $20 that seems a steal!!! Good LUCK!

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07-13-2001, 03:07 PM
Nothing very exciting at Northpoint Target today. A couple of Boomer Droids that weren't there last week, Leia, Chewie, Old Ben and some R2s. No B-Wings.

There were no Tarpals on the aisle at all, which was weird. Maybe they went down to super-cheap and got cleaned out.

No Simpsons figures at all. (Wave 5 has hit the west coast, if you care)


-El Gray

Obiwannacracker
07-13-2001, 06:05 PM
Nothing new at Target (Woodstock) or K-Mart (Shallowford/Sandy Plains).

07-14-2001, 08:14 AM
If anybody is interested in the Simpsons comic book guy playset the Target on Windy Hill had 3 yesterday.

07-15-2001, 08:03 AM
I haven't seen diddly squat lately. I know it isn't star wars related, but if anyone sees any of the new simpsons wave anywhere please post it (I am a huge simpsons fan, as I imagine so are many of you). Tschuss!!

07-15-2001, 08:49 AM
Just to keep things from straying TOO much, those of you who are interested can watch/contribute to the ATL-Simpsons-Wave 5 thread I started here:
http://pub73.ezboard.com/fthesimpsonscommunity71818frm6.showMessage?topicID =127.topic" (http://pub73.ezboard.com/fthesimpsonscommunity71818frm6.showMessage?topicID =127.topic)

Rock on.

-El Gray


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07-15-2001, 11:04 AM
Thanks, El Gray!!!

07-15-2001, 05:33 PM
Nothing exciting today...

Northpoint TRU had Leias and Chewies, and many donkeyloads of Trade Federation guys and Wattos...and you can play Gran Turismo 3 in the R-Zone! (shweeeeet!)

Mansell Super Wal-Mart had Boomer Droids, Leia, Chewie, other uninteresting figures.

No POTJ at Northpoint KB.

New Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within figures at Software Etc. They were neato.


-El Gray

LooseToon
07-15-2001, 06:39 PM
Went on a nice day trip to Athens, and of course had to stop at a few stores. The only store I went to with anything at all worth mentioning is the Electronics Boutique in the mall. They had Aurra Sing, 2 Gungan Warriors, and 2 Fode and Beeds all at $7.99 each. All other stores had the usual peg warmers.

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07-15-2001, 07:01 PM
Went to some in-town Targets tonight with the DCPI # (or is it DPCI?) http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/wink.gif for the B-Wing and some helpful store associates were able to tell me that they do not have it in stock yet &lt;sigh&gt;.

07-16-2001, 07:04 AM
Didn’t find anything new yesterday in the following Douglasville stores: WalMarts (2), KB Arbor Place, Target, or TRU. Nothing was found Saturday on the Pleasant Hill stops.

I did pick up a couple Mace Windus (one for custom parts) at TRU. Also discovered that Michaels sells SCULPY!

Are we in another slump so soon?

little_jabba
07-16-2001, 07:23 AM
Woodstock Target had 3 Sabe figures this morning, but no signs of the B-wing.

They also had the new Simpsons series (5?) and all the figures were there at 8:30a.

07-16-2001, 01:12 PM
Nothing of note at North Point KB, TRU or Target today. I asked about the B-Wings and a very nice employee checked in the computer for me. He said they weren't in stock yet, but that they were planning on rearranging the toy section in a couple weeks. Whether or not the computer said they really didn't have them or to shoo inquirers away, I don't know.

Oh, I forgot to mention the 2 for 1 sale is on at KB, so go grab all the Ewok Leias you could ever want!

Darth_Omen
07-17-2001, 12:35 AM
Nothing of interest to report in Austell except a couple of Boba Fetts at Kmart and a couple of Bespin Hans and BD battle droids at Walmart.
The nice lady at Target checked her little inventory scanner and said they didn't have any B-wings yet.
I also hit Dallas Highway and Cobb Parkway Targets but wasn't able to ask them.
Cumberland TRU had one Jar Jar, though.
Didn't notice any new Simpsons stuff, but I am not a Simpson's collector so I am not sure if I would know if it was new or not. But I didn't see any of the Comic Collector playsets I don't think.
As an aside, aren't the new dinosaur Lego sets cool?!

07-17-2001, 12:51 AM
If anyone still is looking for 12" Sith Lords, 12" bounty hungers, or 100th edition Luke, check out wal-mart.com - http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product_listing.gsp?cat=55410&dept=4171&path=0:4171:4172:55410&bti=0&sb=61

Or you can just check your local TRU for the sith lords shelf warmer http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

LooseToon
07-17-2001, 06:07 AM
Scored all the new Simpson's Wave 5 figures at the Snellville Target this morning. Arrrr... 'Tis a great mornin' indeed.

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07-17-2001, 08:48 AM
Checked the Cobb Pkwy, Sandy Springs, and N. Druid Hills Targets this morning. No B-wings (I'm going crazy! The suspense is killing me). A couple Tarpas&Kaadu still lying around, and one (Cobb, I think) had a Mas Amedda. I left it for someone else if they want it.

07-17-2001, 10:21 AM
Nothing at the Buckhead TRU or Target today. Just Leias, Hans, and a couple Boomer Driods at Target. And I found absolutely NO simpsons figures either. Just bare pegs. How sad.

07-17-2001, 10:54 AM
I meant to say earlier, if any of you are nostalgic for the 80's-vintage GI Joe, Target on Cobb Parkway had re-issue Dragonfly helicopters (including a re-sculpt Wild Bill figure) on sale for $9. The paint job is different (it's khaki instead of olive green), but as far as I could tell, it's the original mold.

LooseToon
07-17-2001, 10:58 AM
Lawrenceville Walmart has Army Builder assortment as of about 1pm. Here's the lowdown: 1 Sandtrooper, 2 Aurras, 3 Blue Courescant Guards, 2 K-3POs, 3 Gungan Warriors, 1 Calamari Officer. Anyone still need a 300th Fett? They still have 8.

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Obiwannacracker
07-17-2001, 11:48 AM
2 Sabe's left at the Woodstock Target.

07-17-2001, 05:11 PM
Nothing noteworthy at the Holcomb Bridge Rd. Target or the N. Druid Hills Target this a.m. Gald to see a few people are finding stuff (even if it is the new Simpsons wave). Doh! Uh, I mean, whoo-hoo!

07-17-2001, 06:19 PM
Tons of the Duros wave at the Target at Medlock Bridge & Statebridge rd.

I was able to pick up my stuff up & leave 6 bespin guards,8 Duros,10 Ketwol's & many Sabe's.

07-17-2001, 06:20 PM
Tons of the Duros wave at the Target at Medlock Bridge & Statebridge rd.

I was able to pick up my stuff up & leave 6 bespin guards,8 Duros,10 Ketwol's & many Sabe's.

Found these on 7/16/01 at 8:45 a.m.

07-18-2001, 07:45 AM
Dunno if any of you have seen this yet, but the Fan Club has auctions running on ebay for stuff. http://cgi6.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewListedItems&userid=swfanclub

Nothing noteworthy at Town Center Target or Wal-mart last night. Wal-mart did have a gungan warrior and 3 bespin guards though.

LooseToon
07-18-2001, 11:45 AM
More Sandtrooper wave at Lawrenceville Walmart. 2 Troopers, 2 Snobi's, 2 Armored Qui-Gons, plus the army builders I saw yesterday are all still there. Blue Courescant Guards, K-3POs, Gungan Warriors, Calamari's, and Aurra's.

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07-18-2001, 02:05 PM
Scored! Stopped by the BigKmart on 141 in Cumming, I think. Never been there before. Anyway, they had quite a few of the Ketwol wave. When I left there were about 7 Ketwols, 2 Bespin Guards, 4 Duros, 4 Sabes, a Birty Biker Scout and a couple hans, Boomer Droids and Calamari soldiers.

Man, it was just nice seeing full pegs for once, instead of one or two figs swinging on the gallows.

07-19-2001, 12:07 AM
I went to the Super Target in Buckhead and had an employee look up the DPCI# of the almighty B-Wing in their scanner-thingie, and alas, the answer is still a resounding "no, we don't have it/or do we have any idea when we're gonna get it". I am near tempted to buy the darn thing online at planetactionfigure.com for $44.99, but I fear that after I do this, the B-wing will show up, and will slowly go the way of the 12" Cap'n Tarpals. I dunno, I wasn't as big into collecting last year as I have been this year, so I don't remember ever seeing the Y-wing or the 12" speederbike (both of which I still would like to own).

LooseToon
07-19-2001, 09:45 AM
Picked up a 12" Capn' Tarpals w/ Kaadu today at the Lawrenceville Target for $12.44! Hopefully the way will be cleared for B-Wings!

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07-19-2001, 02:07 PM
Picked up some of the Duros wave at the Mall of GA Target. They had JUST put it out. The drive was under 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta.

Also picked up a couple of the 12" Tarpals -- especially since I was given a full refund for the one I purchased a few weeks ago! That's like 3 for 1!

This is A VERY COOL set! Now my 12" Jar-Jar and Tarpals can ride together -- Gungan Style! This set is F-U-N-K-Y! If you don't have one, go get one!

PHEW! This has been a GOOD day!

Later Taters.

LooseToon
07-19-2001, 05:57 PM
Yeah, J-Guy, the 12" Cap'n Tarpals w/ Kaadu is awesome! I am one of the few who thought it was worth it at full price! http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

A guy posted on Sandtroopers.com that he has a Target contact who says that Sunday, August 5th is the day for the B-Wings to be put out on the shelf. This is what I've been figuring since the 12" Speederbikes came out on August 6th last year. August 5th is my birthday, by the way...now you know what to get me! http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/tongue.gif

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07-20-2001, 05:20 AM
Well the TRU at Gwinette Mall has an over stock of Leia and Chewies. A couple Snobie-wans, Qui-Gons and Aurras. The Waly World in Duluth Has much of the same as TRU but plennty of Boss Nass, Jek, Endor Leia, and and many more of the commons released in the last 3 waves, but not on single Sandtrooper to speak of. I figure out of both store I estimated about 6 cases of the sandtrooper wave and not a single trooper to be seen.

Now I'm getting cranky, anybody got a spare for trade or purchase?

LooseToon
07-20-2001, 11:55 AM
Hey, Jedi72. After reading your post, and since I just saw 2 Sandtroopers at the Lawrenceville Walmart 2 days ago, I went back there today at lunch just to see if they were still there. Lo and behold, they both were. I picked up 1 for you, and left the other one there. Head over there or call if you want the 2nd, but I've got 1 for you. Email me at loosetoon@aol.com to iron out the details.

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07-20-2001, 04:50 PM
A couple weeks ago, I surmised that the reduced price and the increased "buzz" surrounding the B-Wing would make it scare in the stores - not to mention Target's penchant for screwing up the handling of their store exclusives. ;-)

So, I decide to bite the bullet and order a B-Wing from Planetactionfigure a little over a week ago. Well, it arrived today in a really big box. The actual retail box is much bigger than I expected, although the ship is identical in construction to the vintage B-Wing, there is some nice weathering/battle scars on the new decals. As previous noted in sneak peek photos, the figure is merely a rehash from the Rebel Pilots cinema scene. Overall, a nice ship and welcome addition to the POTJ line but no really anything "gee-whiz" about it. Glad to see it re-released though. I'll still be in the hunt for an opener but figured the extra $10 was worth it as an insurance policy to possibly not finding it at all or having to resort to "creEp-bay."

LooseToon
07-21-2001, 10:38 AM
Met Malbie this morning to deliver his Simpson's figs, and he was kind enuff to bring along his boxed B-Wing for me to have a gander at. It really does look sweet, and yes, it is in a big box. But the ship pretty much fills up the box if that gives you an idea how big the ship is. Can't wait to get one.

The Super Target on Venture Dr. just off Pleasant Hill had a full case of the Sandtrooper wave this morn around 10am. 2 each of Sandtrooper, Snobi, Qui-Gon armor, Aurra and the rest. Plus 1 Ketwol on a damaged card and 1 Tatooine Jar-Jar damaged card (could this be a new variation to hunt for?... the bent damaged variation? Probably not since it's not all that rare.) Just 1 12" Cap'n Tarpals here.

N Druid Hills Target - Ha Ha Ha

Snellville Target - Nuttin' but 2 12" Cap'ns. Plus Target now has the Shrek and Atlantis stuff on clearance. These have done nothing but take shelf space away from Star Wars.

Lawrenceville Walmart - Most of the good stuff is gone, but there are still a couple Aurras, Blue Coruscant Guards (finally spelled that right), and Gungan Warriors.

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07-21-2001, 11:28 AM
Loosetoon wrote:

"N Druid Hills Target - Ha Ha Ha"

Now you know why I never find anything in the stores. http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/wink.gif In town is a tough place to be if you're a collector of anything Star Wars or Simpson.

Thanks for the figures, Loose!

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07-21-2001, 08:35 PM
Well the Blue Coruscant Guards at Lawrenceville Walmart were gone this evening. Loose, I should have complained about them too. But for those of you looking for the Duro wave, the Big K in Lawrencville on 120 had about 4 cases worth on the peg tonight.

slv_1
07-22-2001, 01:44 PM
Stopped by a Target and low and behold I have a B-Wing. I gave the Cust. Service the DPC# and the stockperson brought one up to me. Very nice piece. I was told that they were One per person. I tried this with the Speederbike with no results. The stockperson made the comment that they were not even able to put them on the floor yet. Nothing else in the area to report.

07-22-2001, 04:48 PM
I too have found the (rather large) B-wing!!!! It is soooo suh-weet lookin!!! I had to do the ol' "I dunno what it is but here is the DPCI#" routine, and the dude sighed when he saw on his scanner that it was a Star Wars toy. He then told me exactly what SLV-1 posted, "we're not supposed to be selling this yet", but he grabbed me one anyway. I hate to sound selfish and not tell anyone exactly which Target I found it it because I would hate to get them in trouble and have it somehow backlash on us collectors since it is "street dated" according to the employee until August 5th or 6th, but it was a northwest metro Atlanta Target (if that narrows it down for anyone). Think of it as a scavenger hunt, I guess. Happy Hunting, Everyone!!!!!!!

07-22-2001, 07:17 PM
This is my first post in this forum. I have only posted stuff at Sir Steves Guide. But someone told me to check out this forum. I am glad I did. The Duros wave has been very elusive for me until today, thanks to Jedi72. Because of his post about his finds at the Lawrenceville Big Kmart, I know own 1 of each (Thanks Jedi72).

I am still trying to find a Target that has a B-Wing. I haven't had much luck using the DPCI# on the Southside. I really would love to have one before the scalpers get them all and charge $70 for them. If you have found one, please e-mail me and let me know where you found it (preferably on the Southside). Hope to hear from someone soon. Thanks and Good Luck!

Randy

07-23-2001, 06:05 AM
Well, my friend El Gray hooked me up yesterday. He found 2 B-Wings at the Target across from Northpoint Mall. They were out on the shelves but on the very top, opposite the SW figs. One was actually hidden behind another toy. A horse or something. He was able to buy both of them without any trouble. So I guess some have sneaked their way out of the stockroom.

And it is a rather large box. I can't wait to tear into it tonight. I've never played with one, ever. I will, of course, keep looking for others.

07-23-2001, 06:31 AM
I though you would like this forum Randy. This is a wonderful group.

Does anyone work downtown? I am close to Woodruff Park/Peachtree Street/Macy’s area.

Darth_Omen
07-23-2001, 06:36 AM
Congrats on the B-wing scores everyone! I have been trying the stock number at the Targets I frequent and everyone has been very helpful in telling me to come back tomorrow, only to no avail. Oh well, I am sure I will find one soon. Nothing interesting to report on my runs this weekend, except the new Optimus Prime (if anyone is into Transformers) at the Cobb Pkwy Walmart.

07-23-2001, 07:06 AM
Can anyone forward me the DCPI (?) number for the b-wings? I'm going to try my luck on finding one now that people are turning up with them.

If you need 12" bounty hunters, gungan warriors, coruscant guards, or other army building figures - head down to Griffin's wal-mart. They had lots of that stuff. No bikers or sandtroopers though.

07-23-2001, 08:34 AM
i believe the DCPI # for the B-Wing is 087-06-1954. Happy hunting!

LooseToon
07-23-2001, 09:01 AM
Welcome to all you new posters! And good job on those B-Wing scores! I've been using the DPCI# 087-06-1954 with no luck for about a week now, but now I think it's time to hit the Target's a bit more regularly, starting today at lunch. Word is to try and ask someone away from the toy department, like in the music department to check the #.

This morning I was able to hit the N Druid Hills Target, the Northlake TRU, the Tucker Walmart, and the Lawrenceville Walmart but found nothing thrilling. Tucker Walmart did have bunches of Bespin Hans and Boomer Droids, and 12" Sith Lords...that was a small surprise.

Also looks like all the $12.44 12" Cap'ns have left the Targets. I haven't seen one lately.

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07-23-2001, 01:21 PM
Gwinnett TRU just put out 2 cases of the Sandtrooper wave at about 1pm while I was there today. So if you still need that stuff go get it!

07-23-2001, 04:31 PM
Scored a retail B-Wing today on the way home from work using the DPCI # and asking an associate. Not on the floor but definitely in the stockroom. It was in Northeast Atlanta. Anybody that wants or needs to know where, LMK, and I'll send you the store location privately via e-mail. I don't want any scalpers or lurkers to take advantage of this.

Also, anybody still need any Duros, Sabe, or Ketwol? I've got some extras from a New Force case that I thought I'd offer up here before I get rid of them elsewhere. Minty fresh! http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

07-23-2001, 05:13 PM
If anyone can pick me up a B-Wing I would greatly appreciate it!! I have had no luck at all. I have called numerous TRU's and they tell me that they are either sold out or not in stock. I don't have time to drive around Atlanta looking for one since my wife is pregnant (Due end of September) and I need to stay home and watch after our 2 year old when I get home from work. The only time that I can go is early Saturday or early Sunday morning. Since I live on the Southside that doesn't leave me many TRU's to visit. Thanks and Good Luck!

Randy

07-23-2001, 05:14 PM
I meant Targets, sorry.

Randy

07-23-2001, 10:27 PM
Hi guys. Sorry I haven't posted in awhile ... I've been busy. Has anyone in-town had in luck recently with finding the Bespin Guard?

BTW, did anyone notice the pictures of the pack-in Luke with the snowspeeder, that surfaced after the San Diego Con? He still looks like crappy old POTF2 Luke... I smell a retread of the B-Wing pack-in. That's a shame since they just re-sculpted Pilot Luke (even though it's X-Wing Luke)...

Well, good luck everyone. I'll post when I find something.

LooseToon
07-24-2001, 12:46 AM
Scored me a B-Wing!

Well, it's me again. I called the Super Target behind a big 'ol mound of exposed Confederate granite. Talked to a nice stockroom guy, and gave him the DCPI#. He said he had 1 location for the B-Wing, so I asked him if he would hold it for me and he said sure, took my name, and brought it up to the Service Desk for me to pick -up. I just got back, and it's cool, daddy!

Woooo, and might I add, Hoooo!

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07-24-2001, 06:31 AM
I used the DPCI Jedi Mind Trick on a Buckhead Target employee last night at around 8:30 and walked away empty handed. The Force did not feel strong with that employee, so I can only deduce that she was telling the truth.

I now must return to my meditation chamber. I feel a great disturbance in B-Wing supply.

07-24-2001, 06:46 AM
No luck on B-wings last night http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/frown.gif

I've got an extra Sabe, Ketwol, Duros, and Bespin Guard from a New Force case as well if anyone needs those guys. Still have an extra Maul Sith Apprentice that will go back to the store if no one needs him or wants to give him a home.

Darth_Omen
07-24-2001, 07:54 AM
The Force was not with me last night either.
After calling numerous Targets, my Sith powers were strong enough to get a stock boy at one store to admit that they did in fact have B-wings in, but I couldn't get him to give me a straight answer on whether he could go into the stock room and put one on hold for me. So I gave up.
Most people were very helpful, except one evil Target where the stock lady probably was sick to death of getting asked if they had any B-wings.

07-24-2001, 09:01 AM
Northpoint Target had some newer figures yesterday...

Armor Qui-gon, Snobi, Aurra, and 3 Sith Apprentices that I swear weren't there on Sunday. Weird.

Northpoint TRU had nothing of interest. I was apparently at fault for not reporting the AATs that showed up there late last week. My bad. They were $17.99, I think.


-El Gray

Obiwannacracker
07-24-2001, 01:51 PM
The Super Target in Woodstock has several 12" Bounty Hunters. Mostly Bossk and 4-LOM, but there was one IG-88 left at around 4:30 PM today.

Darth_Omen
07-24-2001, 04:21 PM
Well, either I was lied to or misinformed. The Target store where I was told had the B-Wings in stock last night, apparently was mistaken. When I went to visit in person, hoping to score, I was told they weren't in stock yet.
This stupid piece of plastic is driving me crazy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

07-24-2001, 05:23 PM
Nothing exciting at Northpoint Target or Medlock Target.

John's Creek Big K-Mart on 141 seemed to have EVEN MORE of the Duros wave than when the 'ham posted about it last week. LOTS of Sabe, Duros, Ketwol, and Elfin Magic Guards, if anyone needs 'em.


-El Gray

07-24-2001, 05:43 PM
Loose is the Man!!!!! He hooked me up with the Sandtrooper that has been evading me, as well as a Coruscant Guard. You Rock Loose!(That sounds funny saying it.)

Hey Malbie! Loose said you might be able to help me with my last two illusives: Chewbacca (Dejarik Champion) and Queen Amidala (Theed Invasion). Or if anybody else out there might have an extra, let me know.

quaz72@yahoo.com

LooseToon
07-24-2001, 07:15 PM
Thanks for the kind words, Jedi72. And thanks for the super cool KB midnight madness badges. That was a nice surprise. It was very nice to meet you, and I must take this opportunity to say that it's been a real pleasure to have met and talked to everyone I have met face-to-face via this forum. Keep up the good work, everyone.

Don't get discouraged by the lack of B-Wings. We all know that we got extremely lucky in finding them early with the DCPI. In actuality, none should have been sold yet. (Yeah, I know...easy for me to say since I got one) I don't doubt that I'll see them once the street date comes. Also it seems that there are still a few Targets out there that have yet to get them in at all. Lawrenceville, Snellville, Buckhead, N Druid, Duluth Super and Conyers come to mind. It's way to early to give up all hope.

Gwinnett TRU has mucho plenty of Snobi-Wan, Qui-Gon Armor, and Aurra Sings. to the tune of about 10+ each. Not a single Sandtrooper, though. I doubt they even made it to the pegs. Nuttin' at the Venture Super Target. Nuttin' at Snellville Target or Super Walmart, and Nuttin' at the Lawrenceville Walmart and Target. Nuttin' like findin' nuttin' http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/tongue.gif

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07-25-2001, 05:48 AM
Jedi72, I got you covered on the Chewy Checkers Champion. I'll e-mail you privately. I don't think I have an extra Queen Theed Invasion. Which one is that again? I can't remember because there are so many queens floating around.

LooseToon
07-25-2001, 05:57 AM
Amidala Theed Invasion would be the invisible underpants Queen that came out with Sae-See Tinn.

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07-25-2001, 06:46 AM
I walked toward the toy department and realized that I left the B-Wing DPCI # at home. There was one Sabe on a peg. I could not believe I did not bring the DPCI#!

On my way out, I saw an associate with an “inventory gun” and paused in the middle of the aisle for several seconds with my eyes tightly closed. Feeling strong with The Force, I approached the nearest associate with an inventory gun and asked if he could check a couple of DPCI numbers for me. The number suddenly became clear: 0-8-7-0-6-1-9-5-4. The associate then said, “Star Wars…B-Wing Fighter?” My Jedi meditation paid off…I have an AWESOME case-fresh B-Wing! No mind tricks were necessary. It WAS the will of The Force.

I am so glad I did not completely walk away from this hobby a month ago. I’m still picking my veggies and spending more valued time with my wife and daughter.

Balance is wonderful.

Later Taters!

Darth_Omen
07-25-2001, 11:21 AM
I think I am becoming seriously obsessed with finding the B-wing. I knew a Target where there was on Sabe on the pegs, so I figured, what a great clue Jedi Guy! http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif I go there today and the toy guy gives me his rehearsed speech about August 4 or 5 and sends me on my merry way.
What is it about me? I am incredibly polite, I bathe, brush my teeth... decently dressed...chicks dig me...
I guess I am talking to the wrong people, but am spooked to talk to anyone else in another department because the other night when I did that, Target security followed me.
If anyone wants to e-mail me a clue I promise to keep it secret from the lurkers and toy jawa scalpers. damieng5150@hotmail.com
Thanks!

LooseToon
07-25-2001, 11:34 AM
Talk about Jedi MInd tricks. I just pulled off a doozy! I called some Targets again this morning to see if could score any more B-Wings for the group. After striking out calling 3 Targets, I hit paydirt at the 4th. I talked to a guy in the stockroom, and after giving the DCPI#, he leaves the phone for a minute, then comes back and says "Yeah, we have those. How many do you want?" I was a bit taken a back, but I ended up asking for 2. He says OK, gives me his name, and says to come to the store and ask for him, and he'll bring them out to me. So I did, and when he comes out of the stockroom, he's holding 3 of them! He says "I got 3 of these, and you can have them all, if you want them." After a couple of seconds, I went for it! I took all 3, went up to the check-out, paid for them and left! The Force was big time strong with me today!

So, in a very unscientific manner, I went back through the posts here, after Slv-1's first post about scoring one, and checked posts from those who expressed interest in finding a B-Wing, but have yet to find one. Blah-blah-blah. I know, shut-up, Toon!

Anyway,

Liren, you're covered.
Randy52370, you're covered.
Darth Omen, you're covered.

They are cost + tax, $42.39 each.

You guys let me know if you still need one at loosetoon@aol.com. I will be out of town from Thursday night to Monday night this coming weekend, so if we can't get together tonight (Wednesday), or tomorrow during the day for an exchange, we will have to wait until Tuesday of next week.

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slv_1
07-25-2001, 11:57 AM
Okay Loose. If you are going to treat the B-Wing like the Speederbike I am going to have to stalk your side of town http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

Congrats on the score!

I will be out of town the next ten days.

Anyone know of any vintage shops up in the Boston or Atlantic City area. LMK

07-25-2001, 03:06 PM
Man is that loosetoon a nice guy or what? Loose, you really take care of your own, and we all certainly appreciate it. I found the 12" bounty hunters at Target in Kennesaw today. That's about it. Nuthin special. ADios!

Darth_Omen
07-25-2001, 03:06 PM
LooseToon you totally rock!!!!! http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif
Anything I can do for you in the future you let me know. Thank you so much!

delvec
07-25-2001, 04:54 PM
Hello guys- me again.
I received a request to do this and so I did.
I know so of you told me not to bother but was in the mood and....Oh well, here it is-
Your very own FREE Collectors Site!

Atlanta SW Collectors Club (http://www.thejawa.net/cgi-bin/YaBB/NESWCG/YaBB.cgi)

At least stop by and check it out!

Thanks!

07-25-2001, 07:36 PM
Loose, thank you so very much! You are a very kind person. I e-mailed you and I am waiting to hear back from you regarding time and location for pickup. I can't wait to actually have my hands on my very own B-Wing. If there is anything you need just let me know. Hopefully I will be able to pay back the favor.

Randy

little_jabba
07-26-2001, 07:42 AM
This morning about 9:30, the Super Target in Woodstock had three b-wings on the shelf.

I picked up one and left two, sorry I could not pick up additional as I am relocating to Tampa this weekend.

The boxes on all three were in pretty poor shape, creased in the milddle and crushed corners.

I had checked this location with the DCPI on monday and they stated they did not have any in stock, so continue to check back with local targets.

LooseToon
07-26-2001, 08:40 AM
Hello, all. This is a B-Wing update for Darth Omen, Liren and Randy.

Darth, I just got your email, and replied. Sorry you can't meet today, and I'm sorry you'll have to wait into next week to get your hands on your B-Wing, but send me your location and schedule anyway. I will have access to my mail while I'm gone, so we can still plan.

Same for you Liren, since I haven't heard from you yet. Mail me your schedule. Like I said before, next Tuesday, the 31st will be the 1st day I can meet. loosetoon@aol.com

Randy, I'll see you today at 12:30pm at the Super Target in Stone Mountain.

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07-26-2001, 10:12 AM
Yet again I am amazed by Loose's luck in finding the goods AND the fact he buys extras to help us out! Thanks a bunch! Sent you an email just now - don't you just love those days when you drive 45 mins to work, then realize you left your laptop at home and have to go back to get it so that you can work??? AGHHHHH!

I'm still on the hunt for B-wings, I'll buy any I find for those who might need 'm.

07-26-2001, 11:26 AM
Super Target in Woodstock is out of B-Wings. One of their toy reps (sounded like an older man) told me they were out after I provided the DPCI # -- he probably didn’t check the shelves. I’d still like one to open, and am not picky about the condition of the box as long as the ship is not damaged.

Later Taters.

07-26-2001, 04:44 PM
There are 3 AATs left at the Buckhead TRU as of an hour or so ago, if anyone needs that neato-keeno tank.

Nothing of interest at Buckhead or Northpoint Target.

I don't know karate...but I know ka-razy!


-El Gray
(I need those hits!)

Darth_Omen
07-27-2001, 12:58 AM
I must have just missed the B-wings at the Woodstock SuperTarget because I was there at 9:50. Couldn't find any associates to help me there or at the TC Target. Austell Target says they still don't have them in. Have seen lots of 12" bounty hunters for the first time, so that is promising. Thanks again Loose!!!!!

LooseToon
07-27-2001, 08:27 PM
Howdy, Gang! Here I is up here in New Joisey visitin' me Mudder!

During the day today I managed to find the time to visit a TRU, a Value City, a Walmart, and a K-Mart. Of course I found a lot of Jack, and even more Squat. But, at the K-Mart, I did find a very nice Galoob Transforming Battledroid Head Playset for $8. I didn't have that one, so that was cool. I'll try and get down to the Target and the KB Toyworks while I'm up here, plus one of the online Star Wars toys sites has a brick and mortar store close by here. It's Actionfigures.net. They are in Sicklerville NJ. At least that's their address, and I'm assuming they have a store. Slv-1, I'll let you know if this store is any good, since it's only about a 45 min drive from Atlantic City up the Expressway.

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delvec
07-27-2001, 09:09 PM
Loosetoon,
I guess you just missed all the stuff thats been popping up in Jersey and left w/the crap. Anyway, just wanted to clarify the af.net store- Its not a store that you can walk through like a WalMart-Its just where his operation is based. However one cool thing is for us Jersey guys is the owner allows you to pick ordered items up instead of paying shipping and actually I believe he's moving so that address you have is probably wrong.

Again, guys wanna letcha know the Atlanta SW (http://www.thejawa.net/cgi-bin/YaBB/ASWCC/YaBB.cgi) club is up and running for you guys!

Obiwannacracker
07-27-2001, 11:21 PM
Nothing of interest at the Woodstock Wal-Mart. Has everyone voted in the latest Hasbro Fan's Choice poll?

07-28-2001, 03:43 PM
Looks Like the Wal-Mart in Duluth, got in some older Cases. I'm at work but My wife called to let me know there was the Amidala (Theed Invasion), K3-PO, Calimarian Officer Case. Quite a few she said.

Malbie, looks like all I am looking for now is still the Chewbacca (Dejarik Champion).

LooseToon
07-28-2001, 09:46 PM
Thanks for the info, delvec. I didn't look like I was going to make it to that store anyhow, now I'm glad I don't have to bother http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif. I don't know where in Jersey you are, but I'm in South Jersey, near Deptford. I never find anything worthwhile when I visit here, except when I found the IG-88 wave up here a full 2 weeks befire it hit Atlanta. The stores I went to yesterday were in Vineland. 3% sales tax down there!

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delvec
07-28-2001, 10:40 PM
Im right between Deptford and Turnersville
so each time I go on a run I must choose between Target/WalMart/Toyworks and KMart/KB-Mall/TRU its a game of chance-LOL! But maybe be an easier choice soon because Deptford is getting a Target. Not to keep the discussion on Jersey but the Vineland area has been a hit or miss for most of the NJSWCC- since its out in the boonies-people tend to forget theyre there plus that 3% sales tax thingy!

07-29-2001, 06:06 PM
Used the DPCI mindtrick at the Southlake Target yesterday afternoon and picked up B-Wings for me (my one to open) and my brother! I'm sooo glad he made it down for the Family Reunion!

The figure barely fits in the cockpit! His right hip/thigh does not go up as much as his left leg. Nonetheless, the ship is GREAT.

LooseToon
07-29-2001, 09:32 PM
Jedi Guy, I agree that the figure doesn't enjoy being in the cockpit very much. Although I don't necessarily like how this looks, if you kind of put the figures arms behind his back a bit, that helps him be a bit more snug in his seat.

Jersey talk again! Delvec, that would put you in the Blackwood area? You ever go to Campies for ice cream? Hehe, I only know what you're going through with your limited store choices because I see it first hand when I visit here. I'm totally spoiled in the Atlanta area with 7 Walmarts, 1 of them a super, 7 or 8 Targets, 2 of them supers, 3 KBs, 4 TRU's, 4 or 5 Kmarts, 2 FAO's all within a 20 mile radius. Plus a plethora more if I want to drive a little further to Athens, or over to Cobb county. It's crazy! I heard that Target in Deptford is going to be a super.

Malbie, you'll be interested in this. I found a collector store at the Echelon Mall up here called "Hall of Heroes" or something. They had the Simpson's Family Car playset. I didn't buy cause it was $30, and I assume it will be cheaper at a real store, but I don't know the actual retail price of this. They also had the talking keychains, and the Homer Room alarm. This store also had these awesome Young Frankenstein 12" figures of Gene Wilder as the Dr. and Peter Boyle as the monster. Just excellent! They were painted to look black and white, too. And, they had great vinyl figures of Ray Harryhausen monsters from the Sinbad movies. All stuff I had never seen before.

I'm gonna try and get to the Target and Toyworks Monday afternoon, my last day here.

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delvec
07-30-2001, 03:45 AM
Loosetoon-Exactly right in Blackwood and yes Ive been to Campies!
As for choices, not that bad thats just within 5 miles but within 20 miles theres at least 4 TRUS, 4 Walmarts, 3 KB, 3 Target(plus 1 super coming), 5 Kmarts, 1 Family Toy, 1 KB Toyworks soits not that bad.

Hall of Heroes used to be a great SW store but for some reason-youd be lucky to see 2 figures there-but they are good for Wrestling and Japanese stuff.

LooseToon
07-31-2001, 06:18 AM
Hiya, Gang. Well I'm back in town so my reports will be a bit more local once again. See you at the stores.

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07-31-2001, 06:46 AM
If the new X-Wing Luke is the same size as the generic Y-Wing pilot, it will be a much better figure to customize for the B-Wing.

The B-Wing rocks. I am impressed that so much thought went into the ship’s design almost 20 years ago.

Later Taters.

Darth_Omen
07-31-2001, 11:45 AM
No B-Wings that I found at Dallas Highway Target. They do have a bunch of old/new figures like SaeSee Tinn, K-3P0, Calamari Colonel, Theed Invasion Amidala, Gungan Warrior, Coriscant Guards and Leias and Chewies. Good to see those figures back on the pegs.

08-01-2001, 12:57 AM
Nothing of interest at the Northpoint Target last night. (or the Buckhead TRU, said the 'ham)

That's all I have to say about that.

edit: Ketwol, Sabe and Elfin Guards at the Northpoint TRU today.

-El Gray


[This message has been edited by El Gray (edited 07-31-2001).]

08-01-2001, 06:22 AM
No finds to mention, but I've got a beef. There's a post on Yak today about a WalMart in Florida raising prices back up a dollar on figs after lowering them only a few months ago. I know this price lowering was SUPPOSED to happen this past year, but I've only seen one store here actually do it. So I'm curious, has anyone out there seen alot of the price drops at stores in their area or are we just getting taken advantage of in the good 'ol metro area? Thoughts?

LooseToon
08-01-2001, 07:20 AM
Every Walmart I've been to has had their prices set at $5.86 per figure. That has been the lowest in my area of any store, with Target at $6.79, Kmart, TRU at $6.99, and KB at $7.99. Sounds to me like Walmart was the only store to give us the promised pricebreak after the commtech chips went away, and maybe now that no other store has followed suit, and we are still buying the figures at those higher prices at those stores... sounds like a no brainer for Walmart. I don't like it, and I'll complain, but I understand it.

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08-01-2001, 10:37 AM
Yeah, I guess we're just getting the shaft. I wonder if Hasbro know this is happening. I'd hate to se a price increase later on that's supposed to be based on the price decrease that never happened. Ugh!

LooseToon
08-01-2001, 05:52 PM
Went to 3 Walmarts tonight and they all were still $5.86 for a fig.

Gwinnett TRU - 1 Snobi-Wan, 1 Qui-Gon Armor, couple of Aurras, lots of Bespin Leias and Chewie Mechs.

Gwinnnett Venture SuperTarget - Pegs full of army builders. Plethora of Gungan Warriors, Blue Coruscant Guards, K-3POs, Mon Cals, 2 Sae-See Tinns and 2 Theed Amidalas.

Pleasant Hill Walmart - Zip

Snellville SuperWalmart - Zilch

Lawrenceville Walmart - Nada

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08-02-2001, 12:17 AM
the athens westside wal-mart has jacked the prices up to 6.44 for a fig.

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08-02-2001, 12:54 AM
Lawrenceville Kmart had the Duros wave (2 of each left I think) as of about 1pm today.

Also Target has the Simpsons playsets on sale for 15.99 if anyone needs the Mayor playset since that is all I ever see there.

Darth_Omen
08-03-2001, 12:36 AM
It would figure...
After that peachy keen swell guy LooseToon gave me the super A#1 mega hook UP with the B-wing, [Thanks again! http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif] I found one at the SuperTarget in Woodstock. It was the last one on the shelves and there was a price sticker on the shelf as well, couldn't get anymore, and this one is spoken for by my surly friend Robert. Didn't even have to use my Sith powers to get it.
Who else needs a B-wing? My job enables me to hunt various Targets, Wal-Marts, K-marts, and TRUs just about every day and am still looking for B-wings to hook others up as well.

LooseToon
08-03-2001, 11:04 AM
Nothing good to report. Just the fact that the Lawrenceville Walmart jacked up the price for a figure to $6.44.

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LooseToon
08-04-2001, 06:49 AM
Nothing down at the Snellville Target, but the Lawrenceville Target has redone their shelves, and I see the Shelf sticker for the B-Wing, but no B-Wings on the shelf. Interesting POTJ-wise, they had 1 Qui-Gon Armor, everything else was standard peg warmer fare.

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08-04-2001, 03:11 PM
Hi-ya, Gang! I just got back from Panama City, and boy oh boy, did I have a good hunt! The TRU there is set up in the "Old Style" from the '80's- where you have to walk through a maze of impulse buys before you get to the goods. Well, I guess being old has its advantages, cuz I found the ol POTF Aunt Beru!!! I know it's cheezy, but it makes me happy to find that freaky, elusive figure that probably no one wanted. She was COVERED with dust, which probably means one of the employees recently found her in someone's hiding place that they must've forgotten about years ago. They also had ol' Hammerhead, Death Star Trooper....and around 3 cases of the Lando wave (Sans the R5-Q4 or whatever the black and orange R2 unit is called). So this is where our lando wave went!!! Off topic, but they do have the new Transformers: Robots in Disguise, which I know nothing about, but at least they were cars this time instead of panthers and pirannahs or whatever. They look like the ones from my childhood.

**I also picked up a Ketwol and Duro from Software, etc. for $8 a pop, which was probably a mistake cuz I already have 'em. I picked them up for a buddy who already bought them, but if anyone wants 'em, they are yours. If not, I'll just take them back to the Arbor Place mall store. If you want the Ketwol, e-mail me at rhinorhino419@hotmail.com. see yuhhh.

08-04-2001, 07:11 PM
Ladies and gentlemen, Start your engines!!! The Target in Kennesaw (on Barrett Pkwy) had 4 B-wings in stock as of 9:20 PM tonight. Doors open at 8 AM tomorrow if you are in dire need of this giant plastic beast!!! (Alas, they had no Simpsons stuff http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/frown.gif ). Good luck!!

Darth_Omen
08-05-2001, 07:17 AM
Cobb Parkway Target still hadn't gotten any B-wings in as of last night.
Cumberland TRU had an interesting empty Star Wars figure box on the floor last night. It said collection 3, so possibly the Fan Club 4 are hitting the ATL? The box was empty and no one was around to confirm so I am not sure. It could have been more E1 stuff.

Darth_Omen
08-05-2001, 11:37 AM
TC Target is sold out of B-wings, no surprise there...
TC TRU has about 6 or 7 Trade Federation AATs for $17.99 I think. They also got in the invasion force vehicles, but the only ones left were the battle droid and JarJar. The TRU guy didn't know anything about them getting the other two in, though.

LooseToon
08-05-2001, 08:45 PM
No B-Wings at Lawrenceville Target, Mall of GA Target, or Stone Mountain Super Target. Mall of GA TRU has some Ketwol wave figs... 2 Ketwol, 2 Sabe, 1 Bespin Guard. Mall of GA TRU also has the Simpson's Family car set for $19.99.

Saw "Planet of the Apes" today. I liked it well enough, but not enough to buy any of the toys. So, I'm glad I didn't buy any of the toys.

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08-06-2001, 07:20 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by LooseToon:
Saw "Planet of the Apes" today. I liked it well enough, but not enough to buy any of the toys. So, I'm glad I didn't buy any of the toys.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

...also, the toys suck. So...yeah.

"Get your hands off my endcap, you damn, dirty, poorly-sculpted apes!" - Homer Simpson, on losing his spot in TRU

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08-06-2001, 07:50 AM
I've been out of town on business for a while, and so I feel like I have missed everything! A little off topic, but has anyone seen the new Simpsons wave while out hunting the B-Wing? I saw pictures for all the new figures, and I am eager to get a few.

08-06-2001, 11:15 AM
Mr. Eye,
Yes, The Simpsons Wave 5 is in the ATL. Only at Target right now, but hopefully at TRU by the end of this week. Check out the ATL thread on the Simpsons board if you want...

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Nothing new Star Wars at the Northpoint TRU or Target today. No Simpsons figures at either, though TRU did have the craptacular car.

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08-06-2001, 11:26 AM
Went by the Lindberg K-Mart today (1:30-ish). They had that army builder assortment just in, so if you need a Gungan warrior or Coruscant guard, head over. The scout troopers were all gone when I got there though, and I got their last K-3PO. Still no sign of that elusive bespin guard in-town...

08-06-2001, 02:21 PM
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones...

What is this about? I feel the title of the movie sets the tone to a degree. This sounds like the cheap 70's flick -- "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes".

I hope Lucas can tap into The Force to find something better.

May The Force be with him...

08-06-2001, 02:27 PM
BTW...Does anyone have an extra POTF2 A-Wing?

Later Taters.

LooseToon
08-06-2001, 07:44 PM
When I was in Jersey, I stopped at a Value City and they still had A-Wings on the shelves. You might want to try one of our fine Value City stores here in our area. They only one I've ever been to here is on Buford Hwy. just outside the perimeter.

You can't just say "Attack of the Clones". You have to say "Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones" in a movie trailer announcer voice, then decide what you think. Me, I don't care one way or the other what it's called, I love Star Wars no matter what. "Episode II - Cheese Sandwich", "Episode II - All your Clones are Belong To Us", "Episode II - Oh Cloney, Where Art Thou?" Don't matter one bit.

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08-06-2001, 07:50 PM
I haven't posted much recently, but like I said before I don't have much time with work, a pregnant wife and a 2 year old running around. Today at lunch I stopped at my local Target (Morrow-Mt. Zion) and found 6 12" Bounty Hunters for $19.99 each. They had 3 Bossk's, 2 4-LOM's, and 1 IG-88. I didn't buy any since I was low on cash. This was the first time that I have seen them at this Target since they first came out. They also had 3 Coruscant Guards, 3 Gungan Warriors, 1 Amidala Theed, and the rest were the regular pegwarmers. There was no sign of any B-wings or shelf space for them. I also stopped at the TRU but they had nothing except for about 25 12" Sith Lords. Is TRU ever going to clearance these or the Dewbacks. I would love to have the Dewback, but $79.99 is crazy! Well, thats all for now. I just wanted to keep in touch. Good Luck!

Randy

08-06-2001, 08:00 PM
WTF? the Athens Target has cleared all their Star Wars stuff out. no pegwarmers, no b-wings, nothing.

Plenty of Atlantis and Shrek stuff on clearence though.

08-06-2001, 09:42 PM
RE: Value City & A-Wings

There is a Value City at Holcomb Bridge Road and Roswell Road/Hwy. 9 in the former Target spot.

I haven't been there in months, but yes, when I was there last, they had plenty of A-Wings, if I remember correctly.


-El Gray

Obiwannacracker
08-06-2001, 11:12 PM
Nothing good at the Woodstock Target or Town Center Wal-Mart or Town Center Media Play.

Darth_Omen
08-07-2001, 06:24 AM
There is also a Value City on Cobb Parkway and Terrell Mill Road about a block north of Windy Hill in Marietta. They used to have tons of A-Wings, but last time I was there I don't recall seeing any.

08-07-2001, 08:03 AM
Thanks El Gray, you are the Master. And speaking of reduced price Dewback, did anyone try the "price match principle" with TRU? They typically match market prices, and about a month ago (maybe less) AMAZON.COM had a $20 clearance...

08-07-2001, 08:37 AM
Yeah, WTF! I also went to the Athens Target last night to see if there were any B-wings....and BOOM, NO STAR WARS!!! It's all gone. No price stickers or anything. It's all so depressing. I think I'm going to Zaxby's to cheer myself up. Bye....

LooseToon
08-07-2001, 10:49 AM
Only went to one store at lunch today, the Lawrenceville Walmart, and found nuttin'

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08-07-2001, 11:26 AM
Went to Buckhead TRU at lunch today and found a whole lot of nothing. Only one POTJ figure, Boss Nassty. Not really surprised either.

Hey Jedi Guy, LMK if you don't find an A-Wing. I think I might have an extra one packed in a box somewhere.

08-07-2001, 01:12 PM
Hey Spidey.

I am still interested in a POTF2 A-Wing & pilot. Value City was the last chain to stock these and were $9.99. Most local VC stores are reduced to vinyl figures and electronic Yodas.

Let me know the sale price of your extra ship, or if you prefer to trade something.

Darth_Omen
08-07-2001, 02:14 PM
Does everyone who posts on this board have a B-Wing?

08-07-2001, 03:04 PM
I have a B-wing thanks to Loose Toon!

08-07-2001, 04:46 PM
No on the B-wing yet. Been out of town. First of the month sucks on Bills. Gona have to run the gambit till the 15th. But Congrats to all you new B-Wing Owners!

LooseToon
08-08-2001, 06:56 AM
The Snellville Target actually had something new in stock! What's it been, 2 months? 3 months since they've restocked? Anyhoo, they must of had the Sandtrooper wave because there are 2 Qui-Gon Armors and 2 Aurra Sings there. Plus they have 1 of each of the 12" Bounty Hunters, $19.99 each. Also B-Wing shelf labels, but no B-Wings.

Snellville SuperWalmart is redoing the toy section and I couldn't find any Star Wars stuff anywhere.

Lawrenceville Walmart has 1 of those EP1 R2-D2 Carrycase/Playsets with the exclusive perpetually rolled-up Destroyer Droids for $2.50, and 1 12" Young Obi-Wan for $5.

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08-08-2001, 07:29 AM
Thought some of you might be interested in entering this contest for a Lifesize Han in Carbonite. http://www.express.com/promos/starwars_promo.asp

Thanks to Loose, I have a b-wing. No sightings of my own yet.

Anyone going to D*Con? I'm having a huge group of internet friends coming and wondered if anyone from here might attend as well.

LooseToon
08-08-2001, 03:33 PM
Would like to go to DragonCon, but got vacation in the next few days after it, and I want to keep my spending cash for that. Unless I can get a free pass somewhere. Have fun, Liren. Tell us all about it.

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08-09-2001, 06:21 AM
I will be at Dragon*Con this year. My brother and a friend or two have said they will be there as well. I've never been to anything like this and look forward to it.

I don't know whether I'll be a rebel pilot or jedi. I wish I could go as a biker scout with the Kropserkel (sp?) armor.

Decisions, decisions...

08-09-2001, 06:26 AM
My group (20+) are going to do shabby rebel troopers I think http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif So if you see a big group of people picking on all the guys dressed as Stormtroopers (the 501st), that will be us.

I'll be sure to post LOTS of pictures of the event for you Loose. If anyone wants to see last years pics, I can post that link as well.

08-09-2001, 06:49 AM
Jedi Guy, I'll dig that A-Wing out for you. We can do cash or trade. There are some things I need. Send me an email at tordina@mindspring.com and we'll nail down the particulars.

El Gray and I will probably be going to D*Con. We'll be the freaks - you know, the ones dressed like normal people in shorts and t-shirts. We'll stick out like sore thumbs. If you haven't been, the con is usually a blast. I've been about 5 times and always spend too much money on comic books (what is it about those things?). BTW, anyone know when the EpII presentation thing is scheduled? Definitely need to see that.

'ham out

08-09-2001, 07:52 AM
Duluth TRU has the Fan Club Hoth Leia and Death Star Droid. There are 2 pegs full of Leia and only a few DSD left so hurry up and get there. They also have 2 of that Jarjar with the cannon thing for 1.97 and full pegs of the Duros wave.

08-09-2001, 09:54 AM
Buckhead TRU today has some Ketwol, Sabe, Elfin Guards, Jar Jar with cannon, Battle Droid with uh...air...ski...speeder-thing.

No Simpsons Wave 5 yet.


-El Gray

08-09-2001, 01:28 PM
Watch E! Entertainment TV TONIGHT!!! This morning they showed EPISODE II footage!!! It repeated twice this morning!

Went to the Buckhead Target and TRU for lunch. Saw nothing at TRU (not even the ammo cannon Jar-Jar). Target had a few Mon Calamari, K3-P0s, and Courascant (sp?) Guards.

Has anyone seen the latest B-Wing price reduction? It is kinda like Target’s price drop on the 12” bounty hunters from $29.99 to $24.99. Though produced in “significant” volume, these items will likely not be available four weeks from now.

Darth_Omen
08-09-2001, 02:04 PM
Man, this has been a busy week! Work has me tied up this week and the first half of the next and I haven't been able to make any toy runs.
DragonCon... I am going to try to go, especially if I can score a pass through work. I probably won't dress up though. Anybody have any luck finding the Sith Attack Speeder at TRU yet?

LooseToon
08-09-2001, 07:32 PM
Bith, everything you saw this morning at the Pleasant Hill TRU is still there tonight. 2 pegs full of the Hoth Leias and 6 Death Star Droids, $2.97 each. Full pegs of the Duros wave, at least 2 cases worth. I counted 6 Bespin Guards. I bought 1 of the Death Star Droids, and I saw another guy with one in his hand as I left the store. That leaves 4 on the pegs as of about 8:30pm.

Welcome to the board, QLD.

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08-10-2001, 12:31 AM
Hi, I just wanted to make my presence known now. I usually post on SSG, but have decided to spread myself out to include here as well, since I have heard there is an excellent Atlanta section here as well.

I live in Athens, GA and am more than willing to help my fellow collectors.

At present, I just got a B-Wing,and the only thing my collection is missing is a POTF Zuckuss. SO, if anyone finds one, (yeah right), please let me know.

I look forward to posting here in the future.

P.S.

I collect loose figures, in case anyone wondered.

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08-10-2001, 06:07 AM
Loose: Is there a chance you passed Bith -- the other guy walking away with the DSD?

Was it the will of The Force?

08-10-2001, 09:10 AM
Sansweet's presentation is at 2:30 on Sat, Sept 1 in Centennial II & III, per the schedule on the MOTF website.

No new finds for me, then again, I haven't been out looking too hard - gotta save up for the spending spree known as D*Con.....

08-10-2001, 09:17 AM
Any body seen the other fan club figs at TRU? I'm looking for the Wuher and the AT-AT driver.

08-10-2001, 10:34 AM
Thanks for the info on D*Con, Liren. That's something I don't want to miss.

08-10-2001, 01:11 PM
Good call, Liren. I'm sure it's going to be a very popular event.

08-10-2001, 02:16 PM
I was at the Duluth TRU that morning around 11:00 am. Glad I stopped in there. My only Deathstar droid came on a crappy card.

Hit Mall of Ga Tru and MOG target today. TRU had Duros wave and 2 Jarjar with Cannon. Target had 2 12inch Bossk and 4Lom, IG-88 was gone already. I still have not seen the Bwing around. Anyone seeing it on the shelves?

08-10-2001, 04:41 PM
Hello! I just followed over from the SSG forums. I recognize many names from over there.

I found 4 B Wings at the Woodstock Target on Wednesday. It rocks, except for the price.

I am still missing SaeSee Tinn. Where has he been seen lately?

08-11-2001, 12:41 AM
Spider - you and just about everyone else I think http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif Be sure to get into the ballroom about three hours before to make sure you get a spot. When he did the Ep 1 presentation, a lot of people were shut out at the door :-\

LooseToon
08-11-2001, 06:18 AM
I still have yet to see a B-Wing on the shelves, and the last place I saw Sae-See Tinn was at the Super Target on Venture Drive in Gwinnett. I checked my old posts and that was on the 1st of August.

Nothing else to report.

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Bantha5
08-11-2001, 06:51 AM
Hey if someone already posted the info I'm sorry,But.When is Dragon-con and is it worth a 5 1/2 hour drive from St.simons Is.Ga.

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08-11-2001, 08:03 AM
Hey Queen. Glad you checked out this site.

Saesee Tiin was at the Wesley Chapel Walmart this morning with a Gungan, Mon Calamari, and the usual usual left overs.

Has anyone seen the Death Star Troopers or Pote Snitken? Wuher is probably long gone.

LooseToon
08-11-2001, 08:44 AM
Dragon Con is, I believe, August 31st - September 3rd, or somewhere there-abouts, and it's $75 for tickets. Tickets were $40 if you bought them back in March, and they prgressively went higher as the event got closer. $75 is max and won't go higher than that. Is it worth it? I won't jade your opinion... The only thing I would go for is the Star Wars and the toys, which is probably only 25% or less of the whole deal. Most others are also interested in Trek and Comic Books and Comic Art and whatnot, of which I'm not.

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Darth_Omen
08-11-2001, 10:20 AM
Welcome new members!
Finally got to make a toy run. Target in Austell had no B-wings, but plenty of bounty hunters. Austell WalMart had jack, but the Austell KMart had plenty of dirty biker scouts if you still need those.

08-11-2001, 03:08 PM
There were 2 B-Wings at the Duluth SuperTarget last night at about 9:30. Lots of figures there, too. Sorry I didn't get to grab the ships or report in earlier.

The Death Star Droids were gone from TRU when I snuck in at a few minutes before 10 last night. Grabbed a Leia for a friend...there are still 2 pegs full.

No new Simpsons.

I saw some of the 12" Bounty Hunters, including IG88 last night at one of those stores...which one is a mystery. Target, I guess.

Some Aurra-era figures, but nothing of great interest at the Target at Medlock Crossing this morning.


-El Gray

LooseToon
08-11-2001, 05:57 PM
Good news... Intown sighting today of the Ketwol wave figures, at least 2 cases worth of all 4 figures. Bad News... this was at the FAO in Lenox, so each figure is $9.99 each. Bright side, this is the first time I've ever seen any POTJ figures at FAO.

Stone Mountain SuperTarget, no B-Wings, but 3 of each of the 12" Bounty Hunters, plus a smattering of army builder wave.

Snellville Target, no B-Wings, but again 2 of each of the 12" Bossk and 4-LOM, and 3 of IG-88. 1 Aurra in POTJ is all. They also have 1 Pin Pal Apu playset for $15.99.

Jedi Guy, the Death Star Trooper is not part of the Fan Club Four, so we shouldn't be seeing these anyway. The FC 4 are Hoth Leia, Death Star Droid, Pote Snitken, and AT-AT driver. The DT Trooper was with Ree-Yees. As far as I know, we never got Wuher's at any TRU here, at least I don't remember any postings of the find.

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08-11-2001, 06:07 PM
I'm somewhat back from oblivion. I know I haven't posted in a while but I haven't been able to look much lately due to work - have to pay for all this stuff somehow http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/wink.gif - and I haven't seen anything worth posting in a while.

I was in the neighborhood yesterday and stopped at the Medlock Bridge Road Wal-Mart. They had a few (3?) Aurra Sing and at least 6 Blue Corusant Guards as well as a trio of Gungan Warriors. Say one Jedi Armor Qui-Gon but that was it.

In an unrelated story, I also saw and finally succumbed to the Apu Pin Pal playset (after seeing El Grey's earlier post on the same subject at a different store.)

That is all. Haven't seen any B-Wings on the shelves and only got mine a while back because of the DCPI #. Curiously, Loosetoon told me that the three he scored for others on this list was from the same store where I was told "one per customer." I guess it depends on who you ask. Fortunately for a few of you, Loose asked the right guy apparently. http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/wink.gif

So who all still needs a B-Wing on this list?

08-12-2001, 12:07 AM
Hit the Buckhead TRU this morning, they have two full pegs of Fan Club Hoth Leia, also 2 Jar Jars with Cannon, and 2 Armored Scout Tank with Battle Droid. I grabed one of the Scout Tanks. Picked up the Jar Jar and Cannon at TRU at MofG last night and there was still one more on the shelf. They also had a pretty good amount of the Duros wave, but who doesn't right now.

Still looking for Wuher and the AT-AT driver though.

08-12-2001, 04:41 PM
Picked up the Jar-Jar/Gungan Cannon at TRU. This is a pretty cool accessory for the Faamba.

Buckhead TRU had the Hoth Leias and remnants of the Duros wave. Buckhead target only had a couple of Mon Calamaris.

LooseToon
08-12-2001, 05:24 PM
Mall of GA TRU had one Tessek, along with a plethora of Duros wave figures. Mall of GA Target had 2 Snobi-Wans, 1 Qui-Gon armor, 1 Theed Queen, and 2 or 3 each of th Army Builders. Also 1 set of the 12" Bounty Hunters. Nothing at Mall of GA FAO or KB.

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08-13-2001, 05:33 AM
FYI. Stone Mtn. Super Target had two B-Wings Sat. (8.11.01) afternoon at around 3:30. There was still one on the shelf as of 9:30 last night (8.12.01). It is on the bottom shelf in the back – you have to bend down to see it. It is in perfect hibernation.

Call them to reserve it if you need it!

08-13-2001, 10:54 AM
Northpoint TRU now has a peg of Hoth Leias.
Noticed one Adi Gallia if you still need a cheap....Jedi...woman. (and don't we all?)

-El Gray

ps - one Kent Brockman and one Sideshow Mel left at lunchtime.