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    Anyone find the Vintage figures on sale?

    I had to laugh when I got the paper this morning - TRU advertising "buy one, get one 50% off" on all SW items, only three days AFTER they put out all the vintage stuff. I went in for laughs, and sure enough, all they had was a couple Vaders and 4-LOM's - the two re-packs nobody wants - since we all wisely (as if we didn't, someone else would have) bought ours during the week. The funny thig was, aside from the Vintage pegs, the others - including the Legends, were still pretty full!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tagmac View Post
    I had to laugh when I got the paper this morning - TRU advertising "buy one, get one 50% off" on all SW items, only three days AFTER they put out all the vintage stuff. I went in for laughs, and sure enough, all they had was a couple Vaders and 4-LOM's - the two re-packs nobody wants - since we all wisely (as if we didn't, someone else would have) bought ours during the week. The funny thig was, aside from the Vintage pegs, the others - including the Legends, were still pretty full!
    I found 2 Vaders, 1 Leia, 1 Threepio, 1 Han, and 1 4-LOM at TRU earlier in the week. I picked up Leia and Threepio (both are in the running for two of the greatest Star Wars figures of all time, in my book!) but decided to wait on the rest so I could get them at Walmart next month and use my employee discount.

    Went back yesterday and they were all cleaned out. In contrast, it didn't look like anyone had touched the SL and CW figures in the 3 days between my shopping trips.
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    I know they were found at my local TRU, but I missed out on them. I'll be going back to check this week for sure, now that the sale is going on (which really only puts them at about 50 cents cheaper than they will be everywhere else in a few weeks, but hey).
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    Yep, found them this morning. Passed on Vader, 4-LOM, and Boba Fett. Missed the Cloud Car Pilot because some <expletive deleted> scalper actually swooped in when I had my back turned to compare two Luke figures and grabbed every remaining Vintage figure left on the pegs. (He also asked for and cleaned out another case of them, leaving only the Vaders, 4-LOMs, and Leias, and took all the AT-AT's in the store. He missed the Cloud Car and Snowspeeder, and I wasn't about to tell him they'd been put with the GIJoes by mistake.)

    Please, folks, do not feed the scalpers. Refuse to pay more than retail, and arses like that will eventually have to stop being douchebags.
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    Quote Originally Posted by El Chuxter View Post
    Yep, found them this morning. Passed on Vader, 4-LOM, and Boba Fett. Missed the Cloud Car Pilot because some <expletive deleted> scalper actually swooped in when I had my back turned to compare two Luke figures and grabbed every remaining Vintage figure left on the pegs. (He also asked for and cleaned out another case of them, leaving only the Vaders, 4-LOMs, and Leias, and took all the AT-AT's in the store. He missed the Cloud Car and Snowspeeder, and I wasn't about to tell him they'd been put with the GIJoes by mistake.)

    Please, folks, do not feed the scalpers. Refuse to pay more than retail, and arses like that will eventually have to stop being douchebags.
    Good gosh, Chux. Why didn't you just knife him and make the world a better place? (only slightly kidding)

    I plan to go to Frank&Son soon and laugh at the jacked up prices and salesmen.
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    They had all three lines available at TRU last night for the buy get one half off sale.
    They had vintage Vader, 4-Lom, Leia, Luke, Han, Cloud Pilot, Dengar, Dak, and C-3PO.
    I picked up the vintage Darth and vintage Dak as well as the Clone Wars Grevious and Clone Wars Mandalorian Leader. I probably should have picked up the others, but I wasn't really impressed with Luke, Leia, and Han and I didn't care for the non-matallic paint on 3PO. Plus, even with the sale, it would have been 75 bucks. (Note on 3PO, the codpiece didn't look as big in person as it did on the pictures I've seen)

    Passed on the Snowspeeder because I don't want a Cloud Car and I couldn't find the Transformer I was looking for.
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