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04-09-2003, 11:13 AM
Here's the new thread guys...PLAY NICE or I'll take away your toys!

04-10-2003, 01:23 PM
doesn't anyone read this board anymore?

04-10-2003, 01:34 PM
I do, since my company is now blocking rebelscum's forum.

04-10-2003, 02:53 PM
why are they doing that?

04-10-2003, 02:53 PM
I read all the time. I just haven't found a whole lot worth mentioning these days.

04-10-2003, 02:54 PM
oh wait, I get it <dumb look>

04-10-2003, 03:16 PM
Quick rundown as of my recent scouting:

TRU on Western Avenue (at Belmontish)-NADA
They do have the 12" Leia as Boussh
Target on Elston: Recently had new bike Anakin and Dooku but have been sold out. All basic figures are IDENTICAL as they have been placed for the last month or so.
KB: Does have the 50% off sale going. I picked up my Republic Gunship and the Speeders. Nothing new though.

Good luck everyone. I hope that the can find them.

vader_62: I was at a Target downstate and saw 4 Ephant Mon's. I contemplated picking them up but I just couldn't bring myself to do it. I knew the temptation to sell them for a ridiculiiously high price would be too much.

04-11-2003, 09:33 AM
Sentinel, Thanks for the info. I managed to pick two up (1 to display, one to open) although neither was MOMC, they were acceptable. I guess I should change my sig. Just out of curiosity, what Target downstate. I may be traveling south in the next few days and I have a friend who still wants an Ephant, but he won't buy it from the secondary market. He doesn't want to pay anybody's "convienence" fees or shipping. He'll take it from me because I'll only charge the store price and I'll hand deliver it.

04-11-2003, 02:45 PM
I lived in Granite City IL before moving up here. When you take I 55 down to St. Louis, you can pass by many. The best that I have found in the last few months were the Target in Edwardsville,, IL just off of 1-55 on Interstate 159 (North I believe). The FEW saga figures that I have found in 03 were all from Wal Marts in Edwardsville (by the Target), Litchfield (mile marker 62 on I 55), Fairview Heights, and Collinsville ( they had the library droids, but all smashed!!!). That's the best that I can do. I'll check next week and see if they are getting anymore. I'll pick them up if I see any. OK?

04-14-2003, 08:29 AM
Thanks Sentinel, but don't worry about it. My friend was able to find one while he was in Florida last week. Kind of funny to find stuff while you are traveling. If you did find one and picked it up before I replied, I'll still take it. There is always a chance it is in better condition than the one I've got. Anyway, thanks again for the offer.

04-14-2003, 10:48 AM
Only thing of interest I've found is a 12" Zam for $5.00 at Target. Kind of boreing but it's something.

Hey only 12 days until St. Charles :D.

04-14-2003, 03:27 PM
13 til my birthday...<looks at group> coincidence?

04-15-2003, 01:00 PM
Extended lunch today: walmart on rand had three obi-wan acklay battles, TRU on rand had one eeth koth & one teebo, walmart in rolling meadows had three action fleet republic gunships. didn't buy any of it

i still have one action fleet republic gunship and slave I up for trade if anyone's interested. i'll end up returning these things for a refund at the end of this week if no one wants to trade. if you'd rather buy them from me, let me know.

04-15-2003, 09:07 PM

04-16-2003, 03:07 PM
Hit TRU on Golf at lunch. They had just stocked two cases of Unleashed Leia & Vader - 4 of each on the pegs.

04-16-2003, 03:16 PM
Darn, and I have to be to work in 30 minutes. Guess I'll be making a drive out there tomorrow. I need a second Unleashed Leia!

04-16-2003, 03:20 PM
Oh, I also hit the walmart on Meacham and saw a bunch of the new action fleet - slave I, republic gunship, and the other one.

04-17-2003, 11:44 AM
I stopped at a Target in Schaumburg and found amongst about 35 Mace Windu (screaming), 1 yoda & chian, and 1 Aayla Secura. I asked an employee if they had any more new figures, and he went back to the stock room, only to find more Mace Windu peg warmers.

04-17-2003, 12:26 PM
TRU on North Ave & 16Th Ave(Melrose PArk) had quite a few assorted 12" figures plus the BIG X-Wing as well as THe Taun-Taun/Luke Package

04-17-2003, 01:51 PM
And to think I passed on stopping at the Schaumburg Target at lunch yesterday, knowing that I'd just be faced with the hordes of Mace figures mocking me for wasting my time!

04-17-2003, 02:10 PM
Originally posted by [DSS]Pedr0
TRU on North Ave & 16Th Ave(Melrose PArk) had quite a few assorted 12" figures plus the BIG X-Wing as well as THe Taun-Taun/Luke Package

I was just there yesterday. They've had that same stuff for awhile now. I talked to the manager, and they told me they weren't ordering any new 3 3/4 inch figures until the others sold down. They still have a lot of the peg warming older figures in the bin above. I try not to stop there to often, but since I was disappointed with the Target that's just down the way, I thought I'd stop by.

04-17-2003, 03:56 PM
same here u1...same here, and it's on the way from one job to the next too

04-17-2003, 05:03 PM
I say we rush all of these Targets and hide the current figures around the store....two things would be accomplished. 1. "Hey look, we are all out of Star Wars, let's order some!" 2. Imagine the fun when someone opens the fridge for a gallon of milk and there lies a screaming Mace

04-17-2003, 05:12 PM
hahahahahaha :D

Darth Banky
04-17-2003, 05:46 PM
That's a genius idea! Hiding all the pegwarmers could catually be fun. at least it would give us something to do when we go to a store and once again find nothing. I'm all for it. In fact i'm starting tomorrow. We should have a designated area. so everyone on the board can go check and see all the hidden Mace's!!!

04-17-2003, 09:47 PM
Major score on the way home from work tonight at the Target in Rosemont: Aayla Secura, Barris Offee, Lama Su, Ashla & Jempa, Yoda & Chian, Imperial Officer (blonde!), and a bonus... RED BATTLE DROID. Didn't realize these were in stores yet.

All these at the bargain price of $2.50 each too. I hit the aisle probably 10 seconds before two others reached it and scooped up nearly everything else (wasn't much left after I was done). After we were all done, I think the only thing left was one Obi Acklay Battle.

04-17-2003, 09:55 PM
Nice find....now we can play a new game...Where's Windu!!!

04-17-2003, 11:26 PM
Or go put one Macu Windu, into a bottle of Windex, he could be the "Mr. Clean" of the glass industry!

04-18-2003, 08:22 AM
I always reorganize the shelfs to put all the pegwarmers on the same pegs. My local Wal-mart has 8 pegs for Star Wars figures and I can fill six of them with Padme Coruscant Attack (Pilot). I even started turning them around in a silent protest. This helps other collectors so they don't have to bother digging through them and if forces the staff to actually look at the pegs and figure selection. I think I like the idea of hiding the figures better though. I'm gonna hide them in the furniture and storage sections. Maybe I'll put them in the legs of pants too. Imagine somebody going to try on pants and finding Star Wars figures.

04-18-2003, 09:19 AM
Wal-Mart Forest Park had Yoda and the Padawans, Red BD and Blonde Imperial Officer this am. Good luck hunting. Hoppy Easter!

04-18-2003, 01:13 PM
Just got back from Willow Rd. Target in Northbrook. Found 2 Anakin Swoop Bikes. I bought one and my friend bought one. There aren't any left. All they have on the pegs are 2 Anakin Speeders(Not Swoops), 15 Deluxe Geonosians, one screaming Mace, one Watto, one Hoth accessory set and one White Battle Droid on an opened and then resealed card. It was a pretty crappy re-seal job. Maybe, heaven forbid, Target is getting new stuff???? I expected all the old crap to be on the pegs with the sale they are having. I went up and down all the other aisles and didn't find anything.

Darth Banky
04-18-2003, 04:00 PM
I weant to Target in Joliet just now. I asked a woman to do a location check on the basic figures, she scans and says they just got some in today. She went and got a case, I couldn't believe my good luck! WRONG!!!!! She brought out the "new" case and guess what it was.......that damn SOB screaming Mace!!! It wasn't even worth me hiding all the Mace's because they just have cases of them in the back.......How annoying!:frus: :frus: :frus:

Darth Banky
04-19-2003, 03:38 PM
Ok, all my complaining paid off....I found Yoda/Padawan, Aayla Secura, Anakin and Red battle droid at Wal-Mart. Nothing of mention was left. I also went back and got the 2 for 5 deal from Target'a ad!

04-21-2003, 08:23 AM
Found Tyrannus Geonosian Escape, Obi Acklay Battle, Anakin Secret Ceremony and Mace Arena Confrontation at Walmart on Rollins and 83 in Round Lake on Friday. (Sorry for the late notice my home computer is down.) There were two Anakins and Maces, but three Tyrannus and Obi. I left 1 Anakin, 1 Mace, 2 Tyrannus and 2 Obi-Wans. They were all pretty beat up. I suspect idiots trying to drive the value of the Ultra RARE MOMC super cool neat-o Ebay money makers. I can't believe Hasbro and/or Walmart shipping could've done all the damage, but it is possible.

04-21-2003, 02:01 PM
I'd say 95% of the new figs I found have been damaged. Some very badly. Most of the idots who damage cards on purpose bend corners and what not. I've sceen so many of these damaged that there would have to be an army of these guys running all over the place. I'd like to think it's a hasbro problem, but since you and I live relatively near, it's possible that there is a band of idiots liveing and damagaing in our collectable back yards :(.

Sad to think, but sooner or later these will be common so no one is going to get stuck with a damaged one if they don't want it.

04-21-2003, 02:06 PM
My finds from Thursday were not "damaged". Two of them were nearly perfect, and the rest had very minor dings in the bubble or surface scratches on the card. Again, very minor, but if I find a perfect one, I'll either return or open the less than mint one.

04-21-2003, 07:24 PM
Picked up Darth Tyranus tonight at Meacham Walmart...they had one Obi Wan left when I left. So now it must be official...if I have it, everyone else already does, right?

04-22-2003, 07:47 AM
Nope, I don't have any of the latest wave. I don't have an Obi Wan, and the Tyranus I have is very damaged. I haven't had hardley any luck with the new waves. The stores just seem to be in a state of flux. I'm patient and they will come soon enough.

04-22-2003, 07:55 AM
I haven't had any luck around here but my trip to St. Louis was awesome! Don't mean to rub it in your faces but I found lots down south! In Litchfield, I found Aayla Secura, Library Droids, and Lama Su. Then at Wal Mart in Granite City the next day, I found Boba Fett, R2D2, Mace Windu, and Anakin Skywalker. THEN the next day, I found the Deluxe Clone Trooper at KB Toys at the Galleria.

My faith has been restored...I have been healed!

04-22-2003, 10:42 PM
Picked up Boba Fett at WallyWorld in Rolling Ghettos tonight and left two Tyranus.

04-22-2003, 11:55 PM
Hey, I have a friend who works at the Rolling "Meadows" store. Darn, I was just down the way at TRU, and ended up picking up a "Punisher" 12" action figure. After that cash outlay, I was to broke to buy anything except taco bell.

04-23-2003, 06:14 PM
Kane County Toy Show Question: How much do you think the vendors will be open for trades? If I bring a couple new figs with me, do you think the vendors would be willing to trade with me?

04-23-2003, 06:18 PM
anybody with a ballpark of what the 10-pack knockoff 3 3/4 japanese clones might go for?

muchos gracias in advancios


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04-23-2003, 11:17 PM
Hey, tonight I went into the Northlake Wal-Mart, and found 1 case of new figures. I picked up Mace Windu (arena confrontation), R2-D2 (Droid factory flight), Han Solo (Blue coat), Anakin (secret ceremony), Boba Fett (pit of Carkoon), and Chewbacca (Mynock hunt). I like all the figures with the exception of the R2. Now I see why other SSG members are taking a pass on this figure.

04-24-2003, 08:29 AM
u156446 Vendors at Kane County are willing to trade, but depending on what you have and what they think they can make on it. If you have something totally new (ie Boba Fett, Han Hoth, Yoda w/ younglings) than maybe you'll get them to trade. Chances are they aren't going to do you any favors though. New figs aren't worth much, and they know (just like everyone else) that they'll be plentiful in time. If they think they can make a quick buck on you than they'll trade. My advice is get there early and try to trade early. The longer you wait the closer it is to closing time, and people are less likely to trade then.

Flembar, hard to tell about this set. I'd say that you would pay about the same price as they cost on the net. I mean that's were these guys got them, so it's not going to be much cheaper. I do remember last Kane Co. and they sold pretty quick, so you too may want to get there early to stock up on them (if that's what your after).

Hope my advice helps. I'm real excited about Kane Co. this year. I've been saveing my pennies just for this show. All I need for my collection is vintage stuff, so I'm hopeing to nock some of that stuff off my list.

Good luck this weekend and hope to have fun on Sunday!

04-25-2003, 12:33 PM
The dealers who come from out-of-town for the show stay at the hotel in the area. You can go and walk the hotels and the dealers usually have their doors open to make deals and sell stuff. A friend of mine went yesterday. He doesn't collect Star Wars but I gave him a list to look out for. He visited about 8 rooms, 6 dealers had Star Wars. He didn't see any Yoda/Padawans or Han/Chewies. He also didn't see any Sandtrooper 4-packs. I also called Jeff Freeman from the Falcon's Hanger in Indy. He's not going to have anything after the Boba Fett wave, no Sandtroopers either. If only a few dealers have any new stuff (and they will figure that out Saturday amongst themselves) the little there is there will be more expensive. I hope this show doesn't suck.

04-25-2003, 01:00 PM
Hey Indiana,

What hotels are the dealers staying at? Just curious? Went to the Hot Wheels convention earlier this month and the room to room was great. I'd say 100's of rooms. Hard to compete with the dozen or so that may be open for this, but still it's loads of fun.

I'd love to go an check it out, so if you can hook me up with some room, I'd really appreciate it.

Maybe I'll bump into you on Sunday. The show won't suck, the April show is always the best one :D.

Good luck to all this weekend!

04-25-2003, 02:05 PM
Saw a Bo Shek and LOTR Gollum at TRU on Rand during lunch.

Based on what INDIANA says, I think I'll bring my Yoda & Chian and Ashla & Jempa along for trade on Sunday. Sounds like I might be able to find a dealer who'd be interested for a reasonable return.

04-25-2003, 02:20 PM
I spent an hour going up and down Rand rd. looking for the TRU. I stopped at a Wal-Mart, and the lady there told me to head East into Des Plaines. I ended up on Mannheim near the Allstate arena. I turned around went up and down Rand rd. again, finally stopped at a Target, where the employee said there was a TRU down the way in a strip mall, and that it had a small store facing, so it might be hard to find. Anyway, the question is, did I go to the same one you did u156446? By the time I got there, it was time for me to make my way back home. I can't even remember the name of the town but it was a couple of towns West of Des Plaines.

Came home with nothing. :~(

04-25-2003, 02:38 PM
The TRU on Rand is North of Palatine Road, probably in Arlington Heights. If the Target you stopped at was the one on Rand (not the one near the Allstate Arena), then the TRU was a mile or two north of there, and there is a Wendy's in the lot with a Burlington Coat factory under construction next door.

04-25-2003, 02:40 PM
Yeah, I think that's the one I was at. I went there looking for the Leia Unleashed.

04-28-2003, 08:23 AM
Anyone do any good at St.Charles this weekend? I got there about 10:00 and didn't leave until 3:30 or so. I was disapointed in the amount of vintage vehicles. I had a good time and actually came home with money left:D.

My big purchase was a Droids Side Gunner mint in a near mint box. I got it for $50.00, not bad in my opinion. I also got a loose Qui Gon and Eopie for $35, I have a mint US Box that I traded for, so now I have a mint US Boxed Qui Gon and Eopie, pretty cool!

Got a front gun to the Imperial Shuttle for $5, wich completed my shuttle. I also got some vintage weapons and upgraded some loose vintage figures.

All in all a great show.

04-28-2003, 03:51 PM
I didn't get much, but that's only because I didn't have much money to spend. I saw a few things that I didn't have, but wanted. Maybe next year.

04-28-2003, 04:25 PM
All that dirt was a real turn-off for me. Maybe it was partially due to me not having a real list of things I needed to search for - mostly just browsing. I suppose if I expand my collection at some point in time that I'll just deal with the soot hoping to unearth something I have been searching for.

04-29-2003, 08:41 AM
Yea, the dust from the ground was a bit bad this time. Nothing I bought was damaged by dirt, so it didn't really bother me much.
That's just they way it goes at St.Charles.

04-29-2003, 08:56 AM
Yea, but imagine the guys who at the end of Sunday had to pack up there dusty wears. *cough, cough* I'm still waiting for the overnight flea market at the DuPage county fairgrounds. They have one overnight a month during the summer. It's pretty cool, but not nearly enougfh Star Wars. The last one I went to last year though, only had a handful of vendors, because it was raining, and you're pretty much out in the open.

04-29-2003, 10:05 PM
did anyone tape Buffy on Tuesday?

04-30-2003, 03:50 PM
Target on Meacham marked down their supply of Mace Windu'\s to $3.49 each. Whoopie!

04-30-2003, 11:01 PM
they have been $3.49 for awhile actually...yet still they sit and scream out in horror at being stuck there and not sent to Goodwill like Target used to do with old SW stuff. I went to kane County with Kidd Sunday and picked up the new Mace, R2, Anakin, Barris, Aayla for 6 bucks each. i gotta say, the Mace is a GREAT toy to take out and play with....the mechanism is cool and hard to see

05-05-2003, 12:35 PM
TRU on Rand has lots of AOTC Preview figs (this time including Clonetroopers - 4 on the pegs) as of noon. One POTJ BoShek as well.

05-06-2003, 07:25 AM
did anyone tape sunday's 2 hour Alias finale? we only got the first hour

if someone has the whole thing and would be willing to lend it to me it would be MUCHO appreciated.

I would be happy to come pick it up

thanks in advance!!!


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05-06-2003, 09:54 AM
Target Broadview had the Spider and SBD deluxe this morning. Have them comming from New Force so I left all 6. Good Luck

05-08-2003, 06:17 AM
Target in Crestwood had three each of the deluxe spider droid & super battle droid builder sets last night. Left all of them.

Val Da Car
05-09-2003, 12:51 PM
Looks like the target distribution is working..

maybe TRU will finally get some new figures

05-09-2003, 02:13 PM
Target on Willow Rd. in Northbrook had two Dooku Speeders. Bought 1 and left 1. They also had a fresh case (4 of each) of Arena Battle (Headless) Jango, Bespin Vader and Bespin Luke. These three figures joined the horde of screaming Maces. They did have all the accessory sets again for anybody who missed them. It also seems like they added more Star Wars pegs. Hopefully that means new figures!!

05-10-2003, 12:16 PM
I found two Bloody Lukes at Walmart on Golf the other night

Val Da Car
05-10-2003, 01:34 PM
Maybe some employees were fired and they found their *Stash*

Val Da Car
05-11-2003, 10:17 PM
Wal Mart in Racine got in just one case of the flying R2, Mace, Obi Wan, Boba Fett Carkoon, Han Solo (Hoth), Chewbacca (Mynock Hunt) but stranglely enough ALL of the packages are damaged on the same side.......like a scapler/hw fanboy wrecked them.

See if the case was damaged the card edges would be damaged on alternating sides, but not in this case.

If I find this idiot I will personally take him/her to front end manager and get them charged with criminal damage.

05-12-2003, 08:27 AM
I found this same case at a WM in central IL. They were mostly damaged too, but they seemed to be damaged during shipping not by a scalper. Seems that this is happeneing a lot lately. To much to be a lot of different scalpers. Could be a problem during shipping. Hard telling. All I know is that more of the newer figs I have are on damaged cards than not.

05-12-2003, 08:27 AM
I totally agree with you. I've been finding some very suspect damage.

Anyway, the good news is I finally found a TIE Bomber. I was at the Super WAL-Mart in DeKalb. (There is only one.) They had about twenty Bombers, 0 new figures, at least two of each of the Cantina Bar sets (Greedo, Momaw Nadon(Hammerhead) and Ponda Baba) and tons of old 12" figures(Zam, 4-LOM, Imperial Officer, etc.).

Val Da Car
05-12-2003, 08:53 AM
I decided to say screw u Wally world....I bought my Tie Bomber from Yestertoys during their sale ($20) non mint but that is fine by me....

get a big order and they still only charge $5.80 for freight no matter what!!!!!

05-12-2003, 01:36 PM
walmart on rand had lots of new stuff: boba, r2, mace, obi-wan, hoth han, chewie, anakin. only bought a boba in nr-mint condition. most of the others were too smashy for my taste.

05-12-2003, 11:55 PM
hey u156446 if u still have yoda and kids i have han hoth and mynock chewwie momc to trade and fett r2 and mace

Val Da Car
05-13-2003, 12:00 AM
btw Wal Mart - Racine,WI
2 Tie Bombers...$28.64 no discount...

6 Destroyer Droids

10 Jango Fett Pilots (no wonder they cloned him)

TRU - Racine,WI

24 Jango Fett Pilots (see what I mean)

Walgreens - Racine, WI

2 Clone troopers *MINT* $6.99 each....too rich for my blood.....

Another WG has Zam for $1.54....still too much..

We have 6 Walgreens stores in a town of 150,000 ppl...

Target - Racine,WI
10 Screamin' (Steamin') Mad Mace

1 Super Battle Droid (MINT) with a insert...I have no idea where that lone figure came from.

05-13-2003, 12:17 AM
Originally posted by Val Da Car
Wal Mart in Racine got in just one case of the flying R2, Mace, Obi Wan, Boba Fett Carkoon, Han Solo (Hoth), Chewbacca (Mynock Hunt) but stranglely enough ALL of the packages are damaged on the same side.......like a scapler/hw fanboy wrecked them.

See if the case was damaged the card edges would be damaged on alternating sides, but not in this case.

If I find this idiot I will personally take him/her to front end manager and get them charged with criminal damage.

I found some crushed figures from that same case selection you mentioned. It looked like someone stood on some of the figures. Two of the figures, 1 Han, and 1 Boba pit of carkoon were so badly smashedthat the bubble was eperating from the card. This was at the North Ave. Wal-Mart in Northlake. I would have been upset, had it not been that I have already picked up the figures that were damaged.

05-13-2003, 08:18 AM
The Han, Boba, & Chewie figs at the walmart on rand were crushed similarly as well. Most likely a problem with distribution, though the pattern probably means it's not intentional.

KIDD: Younglings have been traded.

05-13-2003, 08:23 AM
Found Ackley Battle Obi Wan and Secret Ceremony Anakin at WM in Gurnee on Grand. Two loan new figs was strange. They were mint, wich seems to be a rare thing. Found the Anakin in the Lego isle, not stashed just placed neatly on a shelve. Stange :crazed:.

Seems to me new figs are slowly trickling to Chicago land :D!!

05-19-2003, 06:28 PM
I found Anakin, Boba Fett, and Mace and R2 that I alreadyhad at the Mt Prospect WalMart...the ONLY place other than Kane county I have seen them as of yet. The guy at TRU on Rand told me he is expecting some good stuff at the end of the month, but he didnt know what...

05-19-2003, 11:38 PM
I found five cases of 2 different waves of figures at the Wal-Mart on North Ave., in Northlake. The one wave had flying R2, Bobafett, oh and I forget what else they had. I'm planning on making a return trip there in the morning to see if they get any other cases in, before they pull the stock to the back.

Val Da Car
05-22-2003, 12:13 AM
The Target around me (20 miles or so in SE Wis) have started pulling all Basic Figures with no reason......(maybe new ones on the way???!!!!???)

anyone else seen this.

05-22-2003, 09:35 AM
I saw the same thing happening at the Target on Willow Rd. in Northbrook/Glenview.

05-26-2003, 06:34 PM
Today I was at a Target in Lombard and found on each of the Spider droid and the Super battle droid builder. I wasn't going to buy the Super Battle Droid builder, nor the cheap looking spider droid when I found them, but seeing as it has been a long dry spell for new figures, I bought them then felt stupid for doing so afterwards.

05-26-2003, 06:41 PM
but seeing as it has been a long dry spell for new figures, I bought them then felt stupid for doing so afterwards.

I felt the same way after buying Total Control Mace.:rolleyes: What was I thinking?

05-26-2003, 10:26 PM
I'm sorry but the total control Mace is one of the most fun figures to play around with in a LONG time! I bought mine at Kane Co and opened it and everyone who played around with it thought it was fun! Oh, and the Evanston Target pulled their figs too :)

05-27-2003, 12:47 PM
About a dozen Imperial Forces 4-packs at TRU on Rand.

05-27-2003, 10:28 PM
they had 6 at the Golf Road TRU

05-28-2003, 08:47 AM
Golf Rd. in Schaumburg/Rolling Meadows area? The one right across the street from Tower records?

05-28-2003, 09:14 AM

05-28-2003, 09:22 AM
Thanks, I might have to take a drive out that way today.

05-30-2003, 08:42 AM
TRU on Golf Rd. (I think it is in Niles.) had 1 Imperial Forces 4 pack. I bought it. Then I went to TRU on Grand Ave. in Gurnee. They had 15 Imperial Forces 4 packs. If anybody needs one and can't get to Gurnee, let me know and I'll try to pick one up for you tonight. The price is $19.99 and they were all in good shape. I think the packaging in kind of flimsy, but there weren't any creases or other damage. Other than that, SOS (Same Old Stuff). One thing I noticed, if anybody is looking for the LEGO mini sets, look by the checkout lanes. TRU in Gurnee had some of them hanging there.

05-30-2003, 08:54 AM
I picked up a KB 4-pack in Orland last night for $7.99 that had a bloody luke in it. The other figs won't go to waste as the batteries in my son's R2 have died and the $2 for the new fig is probably cheaper than buying new batteries, he's been asking for a Zam lately, and he lost his Vader sabre months ago.

There was one more set just like it on the pegs when I left.

06-03-2003, 12:32 PM
Not a single Target I stopped at yesterday had squat...so much for the promise of better selection I got from the lady at the one on Meacham

06-04-2003, 07:56 AM
The 15 4-packs I reported at TRU in Gurnee were all gone when I went back yesterday. I also stopped at Target in Glenview or Northbrook (The one on Willow Rd. just West of Waukegan Rd.), they had no new Star Wars, but for all you MOTU collectors they had two Prince Adam and two of the Cyclone guy. Any Harry Potter collectors, they had Tom Riddle and Lockhart. They also had all the TMNT figures.

06-04-2003, 01:43 PM
Counted 18 Imperial forces 4-packs at TRU on Rand at lunch today.

06-04-2003, 04:09 PM
they had 4 as of 11:30 am today (6-4-03)

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06-06-2003, 08:30 AM
TRU in Gurnee has 4 packs again. They had 18 last night at 6 PM.

06-06-2003, 08:40 AM
At the rate these have been showing up in stores, anyone think that they'll be around for awhile and eventually end up on clearance?

06-06-2003, 09:04 AM
No, TRU doesn't clearance exclusives out very often. Think about how long the 12" dewbacks stuck around. They never got cheap at all. Same with the 12" Taun Taun. So, no matter how may of these 4 packs they have they'll never clear them out. So, get used to them becasue they'll have them for a long time :D.

The WM in Lake Z had some TPM figs for $5.00. It's funny becasue those things are more than 3 years old and cost more than brand new figs. They also had a few TMP 12" figs (Jar Jar, Watto) and a coupld of Cenema Sceens. I picked up Jabbas Dancers for $6 and it was in near mint shape. That was the only OT item they had.

Val Da Car
06-09-2003, 01:35 PM

SE Wis (Milwaukee)

Got in Wave 12: Bariss, Aayla,Padme,Red Battle Droid, Imperial Officer, SP & JN Droids and the rest....of the case...

Almost got run down by a Fat @$$ Hot Wheels collector looking for MINT packages...he admitted that it was his second target that hour......I walked away with my figures in my basket laughing.......

06-09-2003, 10:24 PM
Yeah so after reading all the posts, I figured I would check all the Targets on my trip to meet up with my brother in St. Charles
St. Charles=NOTHING
Batavia=NOTHING (not even pegs for figs)

As usual, I will most likely find them in three weeks.

Val Da Car
06-09-2003, 10:54 PM
I went back four hours later and and all of the new figures were gone except for council yoda and one clone trooper (red) and 3 clone trooper pilots.

06-11-2003, 07:56 AM
Targets in Schaumburg, Rosemont and Niles all had the Deluxe Super Battle Droid and Spider Droid

06-11-2003, 12:33 PM
I have one set of each of those, and I wasn't impressed. I won't be picking up a second set to open.

06-11-2003, 10:53 PM
Target in Skokie/Lincolnwood on Howard just east of McCormick had 1 each of the spider droid and battle dorid buider as of 9:30 pm tonight (Wed 6-11-03)


second find in 7 days for me (aside from the Imp 4-pack.... could product really be finally shipping?!?!)

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06-12-2003, 09:24 PM
Hey icatch, did you see that stuff recently?

06-18-2003, 02:20 PM
Just found 1 Barriss Offee, 1 Ayala Secura, 1 Imperial Officer, 1 Red Battle Droid, 1 Padme Droid Factory, 1 Library Droids, a bunch of High Council Yoda, a bunch of Arena DD and a bunch of Clone Pilot at the Target on Willow Rd. in Glenview. I bought the Barriss, Ayala, Imperial and Battle Droid. The Padme and Library Droids were smashed and since I collect MOMC (or as close as I can get) I passed, but somebody else was there to snatch them up. All the others were left. Seems like Target is still the place to be.

Val Da Car
06-18-2003, 03:12 PM
If anything at least is getting figures even if it is only one case at a time.....

something is better than nothing.....I have had it, I started ordering online by the case

06-18-2003, 06:40 PM
Well, I am happy to report that I didn't waste my time at the Schaumburg Target. I went to the one in Melrose Park and found Barris, Aayla, Red Battle Droid, and the blond Imperial officer. Then I hit Niles on Touhy and nothing spectacular...and the Evanston Target on Howard had one blond officer and one Padme, and the stockperson said no more figures were in the back. Let's HOPE that this is is a harbinger of good things to come...ME finding figures :-D

06-19-2003, 07:51 PM
Okay I stopped at Meacham Target and found Yoda and Chian <happy dance> and then stopped at Rosemont Target and found the library droids, padme, barriss and a blond imp officer. all of thos figures on the shelf had the exact same corner bent. and they were done by someone, not by a box being crushed. Let me just stress how much I would like to beat the everlovin CRAP out of Arseholes who do that...if you cannot afford the figures, too bad...do not ruin the hobby for other people!!!!!!!!! None of the other older figures in the assortment had any damage at all...

Val Da Car
06-19-2003, 09:31 PM
You know, skywalkerr I have found the same thing at target....Maybe it is their policy to bend to corner so that scaplers won't buy their only case of figures.

This will allow the one kid with $5 to buy it or to stop the HW collector from buying it first.....

whatever the case I agree with you.......

06-19-2003, 09:58 PM
Maybe it is their policy to bend to corner so that scaplers won't buy their only case of figures.

Nope, but it used to be Target's policy to use a hole punch on the cards.

If it were still their policy it would be a bit more obvious, like the hole punch. I did notice that my local Target has re-posted their "We only stock over night, please do not ask our people to be helpful and actually get you merchandise from the back." signs.

WOW, talk about customer service!

06-20-2003, 06:33 AM
Val, I would tend to agree with you if ALL the figures had had the same bend, but it was only the newest ones, that another collector/scalper knows wouold be harder to find...sad that people still do that

Val Da Car
06-20-2003, 06:38 AM
With all of this crap going on (and me moving 20 min away from the nearest store) the thrill of the hunt is slowing for me.....

06-20-2003, 08:27 AM

06-20-2003, 09:33 AM
WOW, ease up on the ALL CAPS.

It's hard on the eyes and all caps=shouting in cyberland.

06-20-2003, 09:49 AM
since i am uber nOOb, and i leave CAPS on cuz the bosses float around and need to flip back and forth from here and work to look busy, i get a pass.....HAPPY?

06-25-2003, 08:58 AM
Whats up everyone? I found the blonde Imperial officer and the Red Battle Droid a week ago at a Target on North Ave. They must have been left there by someone who demands MOMC, because the bubbles had a slight indent on the upper right corner. I didn't care, I bought them anyway.

Other than that, I have been staying away pretty much from trying to buy to much, or waste my time running to stores to find nothing, or find only damaged leftovers.

06-25-2003, 10:32 PM
Found the new clone trooper 3-pack as well as the droid 3-pack and destroyer droid launcher at TRU in Orland tonight. I bought two of each and left one complete set as well as another three droid launchers (these must be 2 per case).

I'm going to post one set of these up for trade, but I'd like to offer it up to local people first. I'm looking for MOMC US-carded POTJ figs. Email me at u156446@yahoo.com if you want to trade.

07-03-2003, 10:54 AM
Well, I left Monday morning bound for Florida. Along my travels South, I stopped at several Wal-Marts, TRU's, and even one KB. It seems that they have the same peg warming junk that I have seen here in Illinois/Chicagoland area. About the only thing I did see was the 12" GG at KB in Orlando. I already got mine a week ago through the online store, but was tempted to buy a second one. Oh, and at one Wal-Mart in Florida they must have had easily over 80 of the first three Cantina sets. I don't know why they haven't clearanced them yet.

Val Da Car
07-07-2003, 03:23 PM
Target (SE Wis Milwaukee) is at least getting stuff... picked up Lama Su, Red Battle Droid & Aayla Secura......all in minty fresh shape....Looks like Tarjey is still getting in a case at a time....

otherwise there were no new figures.

07-07-2003, 04:54 PM
ELGIN Target had new figures aswell smashed han alderaan still have lamasu and ayyla

07-08-2003, 08:04 AM
picked up a lone red battle droid at target on joliet/lagrange yesterday. not one other fig on the pegs.

07-08-2003, 08:06 AM
picked up a lone red battle droid at target on joliet/lagrange yesterday. not one other fig on the pegs.

Was That The TARGET In CountrySide??

07-09-2003, 12:44 PM
More than likely it was Countryside.

Hit the walmart on Meacham today to find the new Snowtrooper, Luke Throne Room, Vader Throne Room, Han Hoth, Chewie Mynock, Boba, and R2. Only new one's I left behind were the Boba & R2. If you're interested in the others, please see my post in the Trading forum.

07-09-2003, 12:49 PM
Wow Mike good score but on my run down rand rd this morning i found all the new figures if anyone needs
boba fett x2
r2-d2 x 6
new vader x3
new luke x3
new snowtrooper X 3
walmart in lake zurick has them as of 8:00 am this morning so get up and go kidd54331@aol.com

Val Da Car
07-10-2003, 10:30 AM
Targets by me are cutting the price on their stuff (Jedi Starfighter was $19.99 and is now $16.48) and remaining accessory Sets are $8.48.

Looks like the closeout is happening and maybe new stuff is enroute in mass quantities.....

07-10-2003, 02:47 PM
Schaumburg TRU had clone wars droid (1 set) & droid launcher (2 sets) multi-packs (no clonetroopers) at lunch today.

07-11-2003, 09:16 AM
Was at Gurnee Target and they had nothing new, but did have clearance stuff. Delux and Accesory packs where $8somthing, and so where Action Fleet. Kind of bugs me as there are more delux set to come out. Useally when Target clears something out, they don't get it back in. Oh well, guess we'll have to wait as see.

Anyone going to Fan Fest this weekend at McCormick Place? I'm going today, and it should be fun!

07-15-2003, 12:34 AM
I'm not sure if this is old or not, but I managed to get my hands on a 12" Lando, and a 12" At-At Driver at a TRU in Downers Grove. I failed to get a 12" Han since I didn't arrive there until around 11:30 a.m.

Also picked up the Imperial forces 4 pack.

Val Da Car
07-15-2003, 04:10 PM

One Aqua Jedi Starfighter left and two Droid Launcher sets....is all that was left of the new stuff at the TRU in Milwaukee....

who knows maybe they might get more in....

Val Da Car
07-17-2003, 02:42 PM
I know come to know that the only 2 cases that the TRU's in Metro Milwaukee received were put out and GONE in minutes....

We should do what Tycho mentioned and send letters to Wal-Mart, TRU & Target to tell them their distribution stinks with copies of the receipts form other places we paid for figures included with the letters.

07-17-2003, 11:57 PM
I know it's not much, but TRU in Schaumburg had 1 lone Aqua Jedi Starfighter....at least it's good to know somethings coming in. Nice score at the Target. You got the only ones I'm missing....so I hunt

07-21-2003, 11:05 PM
I found several of the new "gold" saga figures at a Target on North Ave. Shortly after I hit the TRU right now the street, and found the 3 pack clone troopers ans 3 pack battle droid(s). Not sure of the town, but it was very refreshing to see new packaged figures making it to the pegs.

07-22-2003, 02:04 PM
Kaybee at River Point plaza (I thnk thats the Mall's name) at Fullerton and the RIver had some of the first finds in a LONG while today

as of 1:15pm they still had one droid launcher and an ALderaan Han on the new card-back

I snagged the last Droid army troop builder... and the first Saga card red battle droid Ive seen--which they sold me for $1.99!!

they said nothing new expected till next week--and told me they sold out of the clone troop builders FAST

oh well....

at least there is stuff FINALLY trickling out there

BTW... TRU at Western and ROscoe yesterday had probably 10+ imperial 4-packs for anyone who didnt get one yet

-Rash Flembar-

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07-24-2003, 12:35 PM
Tons of red clones at KB in Woodfield for $2 each. Other army builders I noticed there: SBDs, Endor soldiers, Geonosians.

Val Da Car
07-26-2003, 01:28 PM
Looks like I got lucky today...

I mean really lucky....

Jedi 3 Pack

Clone Troopers 3 pack (Blue Clone)

Droid 3 Pack

Droid Launchers

Target SE Wis

Scr*w Wal Mart if they won't carry any figures.....

TRU Racine

one CW Jedi Ship & one CW AAT

Val Da Car
07-27-2003, 03:31 PM
KB Toys in Milwaukee....

60 red clone troopers...



all for $1.99 thru 8.2.03

07-28-2003, 02:25 PM
One CW AAT as of 1:30 pm today.... I grabbed the last Jedi Fighter

KB Toys at 6 corners (Milwaukee, Cicero, & Irving.... in the mall iwth the Jewel)


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07-29-2003, 11:25 PM
Today I found the Lego At-At walker as well as the new mini sets at a Target on North Ave. in Villa Park. I saw the aqua jedi starfighter as well as the battle droid transport, but passed on both. Not big onb vehicle collecting. I will pick up the KB TIE fighter, because it actually was in the movie.

08-01-2003, 12:18 AM
I saw the Darth Vader and Luke Throne room yesterday at the Wal-Mart in Northlake. There was also the C-3PO tatooine ambush, and they had the wave with Boba Fett, Han, and Chewie and flying R2-D2 on the old saga cards. I passed on all, as I already had these, or I have them preordered through EE. Besides my money is all tied up with expenses for Wizard World.

Val Da Car
08-03-2003, 11:11 PM
Wave 11 by offical hasblo packaging....

At Kmart (SE Wisconsin) no less!!!! (I thought they would be out of ca$h by now).

2x Darth Vader (Throne Room)
2x Luke (Throne Room)
1x Jango Fett - Kamino Escape with missile-firing backpack (Repack) left at store
1x C3PO - Tatooine Ambush, includes clear Star Wars stand and removable arm
2x Snowtrooper - The Battle of Hoth with firing cannon (NEW),
1x Han Solo - Hoth rescue with lightsaber slicing action,
1x Chewbacca - Mynock Hunt with firing bowcaster,
1x Boba Fett - Pit of Carkoon with quick-draw action,
1x R2-D2 - Droid Factory Flight with flying action (left at store also)

Val Da Car
08-06-2003, 08:53 AM
Target (SE Wis) Milwaukee has two Clone Wars AAT, one Clone Wars Jedi Starfighter, Darth Tyranus (Geonosian Escape)

Val Da Car
08-06-2003, 08:54 AM
Target (SE Wis) Milwaukee has two Clone Wars AAT, one Clone Wars Jedi Starfighter, Darth Tyranus (Geonosian Escape) & 4 Red Clone troopers & 6 Jango Pilots (UGH)

08-07-2003, 08:12 PM
Every time I have been in any store this week, I have been just too late to find anything but the remnants of figures...and a ton of the rehash vehicles...grrrrrrrrrr

Val Da Car
08-07-2003, 09:31 PM

I feel your pain....I was in TRU...empty + Peg warmers...(stoopid Jangos)...Target was a bust...one gunship (rehash) two AAT's and $4.98 clearance on arena accessory sets ...and looky here...fresh from the warehouse....Clone trooper speeder bike....BOO YEAH.....looks like someone was hiding stuff in the warehouse....no more..though.....

$4.98 clone trooper BIKE....now I may have to get the gunship...depends on how much cash is left after Wizard World and 20% off from KB Toys.com (shuttle $99 - 20% = $79+freight)????
..........should I get a shuttle since the coupon is only good thru 8/13

let me know...

08-09-2003, 08:09 AM
I picked up my silver about 2:30 pm yesterday.... no line whatsoever... and they had boxes and boxes left to go through....NOTE Silver Fett is sold at the Piazo Publishing booth--just behind the Hasbro area

yestertoys indeed had GREAT prices (best in convention--$6 for new figures!!).... but other dealers were insane.... $30 for dagobah luke?! when someone else had him for $3?! (is there some strange variation I dont know about?) Yestertoys is located along the wall by the the cafeteria entrance (opposite the entrance wall)

bootleg clone troopers were hard to find.... everyone selling for $25 per 10 pack was out... though one guy selling for $40 had plenty left--I passed

the awards were tons of fun.... much better than last year

not TOO crowded on the floor.... proving once again Friday is the best day to go

major SHA-WING moment when I stumbled upon Aria Giovanni on the convention floor....yama hama mama!

Hasbro has their Q & A today (Saturday).... Im sure we'll all get hear their standard company line on all the same old questions.... but their display rocked.... and the clone wars diaroma was most egregiously cool

I picked up a complete vintage max rebo band for $15.... making me a true happy camper

all in all....anything you are looking for you WILL be able to find.... but get to yestertoys early for the best selection and prices

-Rash Flembar-

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08-09-2003, 10:33 PM
Hey Val Da Car......20% off at KB? Internet coupon? Or what? This might push me over the edge to buy one finally!

Val Da Car
08-09-2003, 11:31 PM

I got a survey and they sent me a code to take 20% off a single order...

I was going to go to WW Chicago on Sunday and if I have any cash left I was going to buy a shuttle or two.....

I don't know if the code is keyed to specific customers or it is a general code..

08-10-2003, 12:11 AM
After you order, could you consider sending me the code to help take some of the sting off of buying that monster!

08-12-2003, 03:57 PM
as of 3:30 today (Tues 8-12-03) there was ONE new TIE fighter at the KB at River Point mall at Fullerton and the river in the city... hurry over there and it is yours--Ive already got one

there was also one new saga D. Maul (who cares)

-Rash Flembar-

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08-13-2003, 01:08 PM
TRU in Schaumburg reset their aisles and had clonewars multi-packs re-stocked. Picked up green clone pack and jedi pack. One jedi, two green clone, plus droid sets left behind.

Val Da Car
08-14-2003, 07:03 AM
Target & Kmart are reseting their aisles for the Christmas toy season and KB Toys in Racine has 3 Tie fighters in stock.

I was also told that the KB Toys in Racine moved up a store volume classification level and will be carrying more stuff....

08-14-2003, 10:03 AM
Found the corrected Saga Thrown Room Luke Skywalker last night at Target in Vernon Hills. They had the Vader and the error Luke as well. The corrected version looks better of course. Near mint to mint package too, wich is a rareity now a days (for me at least). Now, I'm just waiting to find a Luke with two black gloves or two glove-less hands. Now, that would be a real variationg. I guess it's possible seeing as there are like three or 4 version of the Bespin Dual Luke.

The rest of the Stores in Vernon Hills were dry and so were the TRU and Target in Highland Park/Deerfeild.

08-14-2003, 11:29 PM
Today I stopped in at the TRU on Butterfield road in Downers Grove. They had some of the new multi packs, the Aqua Jedi Starfighter, the second (Aqua?) Republic gunship. I managed to pick up the 12" Han and the Bounty Hunter 4 pack.

08-17-2003, 06:34 PM
Target on Elston has the three packs and a few Saga figures ...repacks only.....three packs were both of the droids and the blue clone trooper...no jedi! Good hunting!

08-20-2003, 12:54 PM
Target on Meacham had screen scenes (2 of each) at noon today. Picked up one of each and left the others. All packages were smashed to some extent.

08-22-2003, 12:32 PM
TRU on Golf in Schaumburg has one jedi 3-pack with a slightly smashed bubble.

08-22-2003, 12:43 PM
I've had to stay away from most retail outlets. I reserved one of the Code3 Falcons, plus I have items on backorder at EE. It is nice to see that there is new product making it's way to the local stores though!

Val Da Car
08-23-2003, 07:14 AM
2 Blue Clone trooper packs and droid army builder in Racine's WI TRU

08-25-2003, 01:35 PM
TRU on Rand has Green Clone and Jedi multi-packs. Target on Rand has a couple Teebos, Red Battle Droids, and brown hair Rebel Fleet Troopers.

08-25-2003, 02:56 PM
TRU on Golf in Schaumburg had a couple new 12" Han Solo with quick draw. I was in a hurry and didn't have a chance to look for the rest of the wave

09-04-2003, 10:12 AM
TRU in Schaumburg had two Lando Skiff 12" yesterday

09-04-2003, 11:00 AM
target in lemont had smashy snowtrooper, right hand luke, chewie mynock, han hoth, anakin ceremony yesterday afternoon

09-04-2003, 04:21 PM
similar wave seen at target on rand this afternoon: boba, chewie, han, anakin, obi, tyranus

Val Da Car
09-04-2003, 08:12 PM
Target in Milwaukee & Racine WI has Lama Su, Jedi Analysis droid 2 pack, Padme (Geonosian Running), Red Battle Droid....and more Droid launchers....

Val Da Car
09-09-2003, 09:52 PM
TRU 27th Street Milwaukee (Teebo, R4-M9, BoShek)...
Walmart 27th Street (College) Hoth Han, Mynock hunt Chewie....

I want the RUMORED Clone Wars Value Pack......need army builders....

09-10-2003, 01:07 PM
Made a lunchtime toy run and found some good stuff. Boba/Mace/Han/Chewie wave at Walmart on Rand, LibDroid/Padme/Tusken wave at Target on Rand (picked up the dark haired Imperial Officer finally). Best find was at Walmart in Rolling Meadows: Boba/Mace/Han/Chewie wave plus CLONE WARS value packs. At $4.77 each, they're a great deal. If anyone wants me to run by there on the way home from work, PM me soon.

09-10-2003, 01:33 PM
Forgot to post yesterday's find: Battle of Hoth TRU exclusive at TRU in Schaumburg. I picked up an extra if anyone is interested.

Val Da Car
09-11-2003, 09:05 PM
Picked up the last of wave 2 Cinema Scenes (Target - Milwaukee) and they had the Padme (Geonosian Escape), Tusken Raider, Red Battle Droids, Imperial Officer (forgot to check hair color), Library Droids

Walmart....what can you say...Mace (Total Control), Hoth Han, Mynock Chewie.

Still no Value Packs but that is the only thing that got me in Wal Mart in months....btw Wal Mart went heavy on the Transformers Unicron what is up with that?

09-16-2003, 01:11 PM
TRU on Rand has wave 1 of the screen scenes - 4 of each.

09-17-2003, 03:49 PM
Found set 1 of both the Geonosian War Room and the Jedi High Council at a TRU on Army Trail Rd in Bloomingdale Illinois. There were 2 of each. Then I went down to the Target just about a 1/2 mile down the road from that TRU and found 2 each of the set #2 of the above mentioned. I bought 1 set of the ones found at Target, as I already have the first half on backorder through EE.

09-17-2003, 03:53 PM
Found set 1 of both the Geonosian War Room and the Jedi High Council at a TRU on Army Trail Rd in Bloomingdale Illinois. There were 2 of each. Then I went down to the Target just about a 1/2 mile down the road from that TRU and found 2 each of the set #2 of the above mentioned. I bought 1 set of the ones found at Target, as I already have the first half on backorder through EE.Damn, what you doin that far west??? Thats a drive from the NorthSide :crazed:

09-17-2003, 04:31 PM
It's not that bad, maybe 15 minutes from my place. I live near O'Hare airport, and I went out to visit a friend who works at Stratford Square mall. I hit some stores along the way that I hadn't been to in some time. Mostly because of limited funds.

Val Da Car
09-18-2003, 10:11 AM
Milwaukee Target got in the Geonosian Fighter and Hailfire droid and they were snatched up within 10min....I don't know if the scalpers or collectors are goin nutz here since it has been so dry

09-22-2003, 12:56 PM
Clone wars anakin, yoda, arc trooper basic figs at Target on Rand Rd. Two of each left as of noon. Also saw the Anakin Swoop and Dooku Speeder at TRU on Rand.

Val Da Car
09-22-2003, 03:39 PM
Target Racine, Clone Wars ARC, Anakin & Yoda.....
Command Gunship, AAT & Blue Jedi fighter

09-23-2003, 12:45 PM
Clone wars anakin & yoda at Target on Meacham. TRU in Schaumburg had lots of Chewie/Han/Boba/Anakin wave. Also had two each of Hailfire Droid & Geo Fighter

Val Da Car
09-23-2003, 07:26 PM
Clone Wars Figs Anakin, Yoda & Arc in stock at Target as well as Lt. Faytonni wave at Target in Milwaukee.

09-23-2003, 09:27 PM
KMart on Oakton/Mannheim had two yellow clone 3-packs, both fairly smashed, around 5:00. Hit another KMart at 159th & Bell that also had two of the same in decent condition. Picked up one.

09-23-2003, 10:18 PM
KMart on Oakton/Mannheim had two yellow clone 3-packs, both fairly smashed, around 5:00. Hit another KMart at 159th & Bell that also had two of the same in decent condition. Picked up one.
What you doing that far North and then Way South???

09-23-2003, 11:10 PM
It seems with all the good finds in the area I best get out to the stores to do a little searching for myself!

09-24-2003, 10:08 AM
Pedr0']What you doing that far North and then Way South???

Working and living. I work near O'hare and live in Orland. I tend to cover a lot of territory during my commute and can usually hit lots of different stores on different days without killing too much time.

09-24-2003, 11:59 AM
Working and living. I work near O'hare and live in Orland. I tend to cover a lot of territory during my commute and can usually hit lots of different stores on different days without killing too much time.

09-30-2003, 04:44 PM
.....6 days since a new post.....

.....even skyywalker has abandoned us and not started a fall thread.....

.....is everyone at REBELSCUM ?????

09-30-2003, 05:05 PM
yes : )


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Val Da Car
10-05-2003, 08:01 PM
Target Racine,
Clown Wars
Jedi ship, AAT Tank
Anakin, Yoda, Arc troopers

oh yeah...Yellow 3 pack.....my precious...

Walmart Racine
Anakin, Yoda, Ac Trooper, Red Battle Droid

TRU Racine,

Command Gunship, Cinema Scene one set (Jedi + War Room)
Anakin Secret Ceremony

Val Da Car
10-06-2003, 04:35 PM
Target Milwaukee

Saga Scenes All four
Clone Wars Commnad Gunship
AAT & Aqua Jedi Starfighter
CW Anakin, Yoda & Arc Trooper
Red Clone troopers
Red Battle Droids

10-07-2003, 01:01 AM
TRU North Ave. just past Northlake had the Hoth 4 pack with TaunTaun. They were on the riser, and I had to get an employee come to get them down.

10-09-2003, 01:19 PM
TRU on 22nd or Cermak in North Riverside had the Unleashed Palpatine/Luke/obi-wan Kenobi wave, 2 of each. That's good news as I haven't seen any new unleashed for quite some time. They also had both of the Tyranus/Skywalker bikes. They had plenty of gunships, aqua Jedi starfighters. They had one last 3 pack of the Jedi's. They had both parts of the Jedi council and the "war" room sets.

Val Da Car
10-09-2003, 07:23 PM
A KB Toy Works (Milwaukee, WI) near me got some in today and gone...the woman in front of me (buying for her financee/boyfriend) bought a case....4 each of the Anakin/Yoda/Arc Value pack...with the 30% off sale that makes them about $4.19 each...up yours Wal Mart!!

Val Da Car
10-16-2003, 11:20 PM
Target Racine, WI

Hailfire droids, Geo fighter AAT Tank and Aqua Jedi Starfighter

10-22-2003, 09:49 AM
Quick rundown:

Target on Elston (in the city) had the Clone Wars Anakin, Arc(lots of them), and Yodas. Also, one speeder bike Leia.

TRU: on Western had the Hailfire

10-22-2003, 12:15 PM
Sentinel18725, Val Da Car opened a new Chicago thread which includes the Milwaulkee section of Wisconsin. Seeing as it is fall, it would be great to post there!

I'm glad to see the Liea speeder bikes are making it to the stores!