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I've been coming to this TRU for abit now....I bought majority of my collection here, I found my POC Joes here, MP ThunderCracker, TMNT Classics, All of my NECA stuff.....I hoped that someday my sister's kid's kids would shop here....but NO.....when I'm dust & the sun has set upon my tired body & the sun has bleached my bones (I can only assume my demise will be like Paul Maudib, walking out into the desert to be swallowed up by a sand worm or a sarlacc)I can only hope those future chidrens will take their online currency or bitcoins to spend on other box stores maybe Kaybee Toyz or Children's Palace will make a resurgence in the year 3000. These Same Pantsuits Dukes & One Lone RockBlock have been hanging on for dear life on these pegs since before the Kardashians began to plague our airwaves like digital Std's.....like so much Toilet paper on the bottom of some unaware douche's shoes......they keep hanging on & hanging out.....I've walked down that aisle too many times only to feel the same pain I felt when the world would not let go of "Artic Destro"....I want to buy these figs and put them under the tires of the family roadster and peel out on them in the TRU parking lot......or soak them in gasoline overnight till their plastic faces melt into goo.....better yet set up a dio of Hell on the gas grill and flame broil these my way......I get tired of talking to the hapless employees that see nothing wrong with hanging on to stock for dear life, society will crumble around us, empires will come and go....a millennium will pass & these same figs will still be there.....GI Joe Re-boot Part XXV will have its movie premiere & its toys for that fiasco will have came & gone.....but still the disappointing drab green hues of Duke & the dark spouse whipper of Rockblock will still stand the test of time.....that manager in charge will spit into the eyes of convention and rather than make thousands of dollars in sales in new Joe Product, he will still hang on the to the same 6 figs w/out clearancing them out so he can save the company $60 dohlers......confound you Pantsuit Duke & Dark Spouse Whipper Rockblock may CROM strike down your plastic faux-ivory palaces and replace you w/regressive Joes that only have 5 Point of Articulation.....for shame not to have new Joes on your Holiday Season Shelves TRU.....I shake my head as I'm forced to head to Walgreens to hunt for Joes that are atta $2 markup amongst the Q-tip Shoppers waiting for their meds & for Father Time to bring them home.....Excuse the Crapiness of my camera phone.....

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Walmart has the Retaliation Cobra Invasion 3 Pack back up for sale online $25....I missed out on this Firefly & Invasion Trooper so it was kinda of score for me.....especially when Evilbay is asking $18 for ol' Firefly....I got the ship to store option so shipping was free...it is expensive considering Storm Shadow is forgettable in this pack...don't know what The Hasslebro was thinking they should've just boxed it up w/2 troopers so Army Building woulda been easier aneways have at it....

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Well shut my mouth! I was at TRU and they actually put out new(ish) Retaliation figures. Joe Colton and the rest of his wave. Seeing the lone wave 1 Snake Eyes figure dangling all throughout the Christmas season made me think they were all done.

 

Maybe I'll see a Night Viper one day.

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Blind Master spotted at TRU!

Did you buy him?

 

No, I have him already from HTS. My excitement lies in the fact that Night Viper was in his wave and there's a chance TRU may get him.

 

Unless someone just returned BM to them for store credit...

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Stopped by Tuesday Morning today just on a whim....& found some Retaliation Joes! All in all I stopped at 4 stores & at all the stores there were only 2 on the pegs....I picked up Kwinn, Ultimate Duke & Flint....I left Budo behind but they seemed to be swimming in Ult. Flints....I'm glad I picked up another Ultimate Duke as I wanted to army build him so maybe I can snag him up again....maybe after mentioning this it'll be harder but I wanted to share just in case other hunters are still looking for a cheaper price as they were all $5 apiece....gotta love TM....& they even had the newer Thundercats Lion-O 5"? fig for $4 too....even had some of those NFL playmakers too & at one Tuesday Morning they had The Hobbit 2 packs for $6 as well......good luck hunters

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cool thanks for the news. I have been in a few of them before, but never found anything interesting.

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Checked a Tuesday Morning yesterday and nada, I'll try another one on Wednesday. I did notice that Walmart is resetting and clearencing out stuff and out of nowhere Joes are in the clearence section. Three different stores that had nothing for the last six months suddenly have parts of Rertaliation waves one and two in stock at $6.50(atleast that's the price here). I'm very tempted tp try the couple of Walmarts that got waves three in to see if maybe they found some more in the back.

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Even though it was raining cats & dogs & catdogs......I went out to hit a few places looking for my missing piece to my mandroid....can't build that damn robot if I can't find a torso....but that's another hunt....I stopped off at Ross & hit about 3 Tuesday mornings.....scoping out for Joes.....I picked up an Ultimate Crimson Guard & Firefly.....left behind Ult. Snake Eyes & Kwinn.....the other 3 TM's I called didn't have anything in....the words out & there isn't much to begin w/seeing as they seem to be only having 2 figs on the rack at any given time.....I'm holding out hope that the more I clear out then maybe I'll see a fricken Night Viper, I know I've heard their all hype but I still want one for my display piece....those figs were still $5.00.....they had quite a few of those Retaliation Motor Cycles ugh.....for $5 as well....good luck hunters...item #1389970...oh & by the way that TRU still has those same 3 green pantsuit dukes on the pegs still.....I just want to put them in the cardboard press in the back.....

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I stopped at a Tuesday morning. They had 2 figures, Ultimate CC and Kwinn. I picked them both up. I wish they had more

 

they did have a bunch of the motorcycles @grumpy@

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Well just cause I didn't stop at Ross this week they started putting out the Retaliation 3 Packs for $10! apiece......& at TRU the EagleHawks are on sale I picked up one after work the other night for $26...it says $44 but after you run it through the scanner it rings up on sale....even the employees didn't know they were on sale.....I scored another Cobra Invasion FF/SS/CT 3 pack & the Joe Tactical Set w/Mouse/SE/AB for $10 apiece & left behind the Dojo Set cause I wanted Kamakura but not the Rock or another Beachhead......I saw plenty of the Ninja 3 packs SS/SE/random Ninja....some tankers turned me on to the sale it figures I was in Ross last week too & they didn't have shiii.........other people have spotted the VTOL & Hisstank but I haven't seen those as of yet.....supposedly those were $10 too....& of course I spotted the Gi joe Nerf gun in droves too....2yay-thumb.gif2yay-thumb.gif

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Went to Ross today & snagged up a Retaliation Fangboat for $7 today didn't see much else but those annoying Cycles & NerfGuns...I know this maybe old news but TRU's are getting wave 4 in again....cept mines....I called my local one & the manager said sorry sir those are discontinued & were out....2 days later the pegs are full but not a Night Viper in sight...go figure pun intended

 

 

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Don't forget 5below... they're getting the NV wave in too, at $5 you can't beat that.

 

sad.gifsad.gifWe don't have 5 Below here in Sandland....sux out loud....I hear alot of dudes are finding NV's at that store...we don't have an equivalent, they did have them at Tuesday Morning but it seems most stores only had 2 figs a piece before they sold out....I haven't seen one in a hot minute....

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Found the Night Viper and Jinx at our TRU today.

 

:o

 

I just found a couple of cases of wave 2 at my TRU. Not so lucky as to see Night Viper, but now I'll be on the look out.

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....also, I didn't see this personally, but the folks on yojoe.com are saying the Tomahawk is now on a pretty deep discount.....twenty-some buck....

 

It could go to $5 and I STILL wouldn't have room for another one :(

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Yeah, I got one at my local TRU. It was on "green-tag clearance"...I didn't know what that was at the time, but I scanned it, and it rang-up for $26.99. I jumped on the chance to get it. I had the original growing up, and it was always one of my favorites.

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Found the Night Viper and Jinx at our TRU today.

 

:o

 

I just found a couple of cases of wave 2 at my TRU. Not so lucky as to see Night Viper, but now I'll be on the look out.

 

You may have seen some of the figures in that wave. The wave includes the Cyber ninja, Dark ninja, Joe Colton and Lady Jaye.

 

Picked up some more GI Joe goodness today. Check it out. The Night Viper and the 2 dark Ninjas came from TRU and others came from a Tuesday morning store. This is my second Night Viper I found in the wild.

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