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  • Birthday 05/03/1979

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  1. Yes, actually! I spotted Wheeljack and Warpath at the Target in Largo on Ulmerton and Missouri just last week. There may have been a Thundercracker left, too.
  2. Ooh, I'll have to check the TJ Maxx here to see if they have any! I would pay $19 for him. Not any more than that though. :P
  3. Picked up Terradive FINALLY the other day. Been looking for this guy for a LONG time. He is amazing. Believe all the hype about him. Some unique points that earn him extra cred in my book: 1. Trident weapon - how many TFs have ever had this weapon? Off the top of my head, I'm guessing one of the Seacons and RiD Bruticus kinda-sorta had a 3-pronged flail. 2. Two-handed weilding - another new trend that is amazing, given how many TFs are given weapons that obviously require two hands to operate. 3. Nosecone transformation - the way his chest folds around is fun and creative. Amazing how many jet-formers are out there and yet they still find new ways to TF them. 4. Solid paint apps - the use of silver and gold on his face and select parts really makes this figure pop. All the right areas are highlighted, showing off the great sculpt work. 5. Opening forearms - yay, no fold-out hands! I hate the gaps caused by fold-out hands. The rotating piece in the forearm completely alleviates this and makes an immense aesthetic improvement on the figure. 6. Low-kibble design - everything tucks away nicely on this guy. No giant backpack syndrome or anything. It all integrates and accentuates the bot mode. Easily the best TF of the year, IMO. 10/10 :thumb
  4. Amazing! You not only got him to stand up, you even got him to look forward instead of down! Great shot!
  5. I finally had some cash left over and got to pick up a new TF. I went with Straxus, and as much as I was looking forward to him, having him in-hand is even better than I expected! Awesome character choice by Hasbro to give fanboys something to squeal about and newer TF fans a nod towards a piece of TF lore they've probably never experienced. I hadn't planned on getting Skullgrin, but after seeing pics and knowing how awesome this mold is, I may just break down and double up here before getting some of the other G1-inspired goodness currently gracing shelves! My only complaint about this toy is the sometimes awkward angles on the hook-system weapons. Not being part of the main toy, though, I can't deduct any points for that. 10/10 :love
  6. This is probably hoping for too much... does the Japan store there carry Hasbro or Takara versions?
  7. Clearwater - Gulf-to-Bay Super Target: Sidearm Sideswipe Jetblade Tuner Skids(? - the green one) Generations Red Alert Generations Dirge
  8. Tangent on this: favorite aquatic themed TF for me is definitely Energon Mirage. Pure awesome in style, design, and TF scheme.
  9. Protoforms spotted at Target in Strongsville and Parma. Still no Alt Ravage or Rumble, but thanks to death333 I have a pair on their way to me. :clap
  10. The Target 4-pack is $9.99. I might actually pick those up; haven't decided yet, but they're nice and cheap desk decorations for the office. ;-) Coincidentally, they have a rack just like in that pic at the Parma Target. Found Constructicon Devastator @ Brooklyn Wal-Mart 2 nights ago. The other 3 sets seem to have disappeared since. Alt Rollbar and Ricochet are down to $10 each at that store as well. No sign of Rumble or Ravage. :-(
  11. Crap in a hat! Has ANYONE spotted Soundwave @ TRU yet?? :tfhuh
  12. Picked up the Magnus vs Skywarp set @ Target in Parma... still no luck finding Cliffjumper. Oh yeah - spotted Titanium Soundwave and Rodimus at Wal-Mart in Strongsville. (Not a fan of the Titaniums.)
  13. Just got back from Target in Northfield, and... SCOOOORREEE!!!! Ramjet. Mine. No one else's. :tfgrin
  14. Target in Strongsville has a few Classics Mirages, Titanium Thundercrackers, and Titanium Scourges. It's also where I snagged Grimlock a few weeks ago (missing a forearm, though :tfsad ) but haven't seen one since. Wal-Mart in Strongville has the newest wave of mini Titaniums: Galvatron, Rodimus, Thundecracker, et al... at least, I think that's the newest wave. I don't collect them so I don't keep up on them!
  15. Classics Jetfire spotted and purchased at Wal-Mart in Strongsville. No sign of Mirage or Grimlock yet...
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