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10 hours ago, CortherX said:

does anyone else use the walgreens app? i used to be able to get an idea of when a store would restock, but now when i do the search store feature, it tells me there's nothing around. is this an common issue?

I think others have said the same thing 

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Stiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiill jacksh** nothing for these or Infinity War wave 2. I was so excited to not only find wave 1, but an overabundance of it to where I was able to help quite a few board members, including overseas ones. *sigh* :wallbash:

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I hit up 6 Walgreens in the Memphis/Southaven area and found nothing but Ragnorak and Black Panther sets. Only one store had any animated sets and it was the Hawkeye/Crossbones. After lunch I said screw it and came home. It was too hot outside and too frustrating to go to anymore stores just to come out empty handed. 

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5 hours ago, Tribble_WC said:

 It was too hot outside and too frustrating to go to anymore stores just to come out empty handed. 

Did you see any penguins just walking around?

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10 hours ago, Mnemosis said:

Did you see any penguins just walking around?

No, but I did see a tiger riding a flaming motorcycle. Hell of a sight that was.

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47 minutes ago, Tribble_WC said:

No, but I did see a tiger riding a flaming motorcycle. Hell of a sight that was.

:jawdrop:

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It’s pretty frustrating to go into Walgreens and not finding any new sets. My son loves Spidey and wants to get all the new sets for Wave 8 and 9. Still see the same Black Panther movie, Wave 1 IW Minimates.

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As I said I was planning to do over my vacation, on Tuesday I traveled over 200 miles to hit 27 of the closest 36 Walgreens stores. I was hoping to find wave 8 or wave 9 or more of IW2. Here is what I did find:

 

At least I found a set of wave 8....

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Glad you were able to find Wave 8, Onyx_6. 

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On 8/7/2018 at 7:45 PM, Mnemosis said:

Did you see any penguins just walking around?

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Went to 4 Walgreens yesterday on the way home from work and nothing new. 

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On ‎8‎/‎9‎/‎2018 at 12:27 PM, EricM said:

Glad you were able to find Wave 8, Onyx_6. 

looks like wave 2 from infinity war hanging there too...at least I see Gamora

Edited by mav-man

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I know people are still lookin for series 8 and 9 and infinity war series 2. My stores dont have anything new. Saw an animated hawkeyes set a few days ago. But does anyone know when the new comic series of mates is gonna come out. Just tryin to see if i'll have to wait 4 to 6 months after everone gets theirs to see if the stores in my area will get them.

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6 hours ago, spidermatt said:

I know people are still lookin for series 8 and 9 and infinity war series 2. My stores dont have anything new. Saw an animated hawkeyes set a few days ago. But does anyone know when the new comic series of mates is gonna come out. Just tryin to see if i'll have to wait 4 to 6 months after everone gets theirs to see if the stores in my area will get them.

Hopefully we can order online by then 

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Wave 8 was found by people back in March, and it still hasn't hit a single store near me.  It's been 5 months.  Are these collecting dust in a warehouse or were the production numbers drastically reduced from previous waves?  I have seen nothing of Wave 9 or Infinity War Wave 2 either.  My optimism is telling me to hold out for the Rite Aid conversions, but honestly this is killing any interest I have in Walgreens assortments.

 

 

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You're not alone, YB. My Minimates momentum is waning considerably, and not just with the Walgreens waves. If it wasn't for some custom fodder I needed from Luke's, I'd be spending my cash elsewhere already.

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Same. They're definitely a neat way to get characters that aren't in the main line (Squirrel Girl, Man-Thing, etc), but these last two waves have kind of soured me on the Animated guys.

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