|View Poll Results: Petition a ban on Walmart exclusives to Hasbro|
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|08-04-2009, 06:20 PM||#11|
Join Date: May 2008
Location: peace out bitches!
yeah this wm issue sux but wit only 15 votes i doubt this issue will see the day of light, i wish i'm really wrong bout that.
|08-04-2009, 06:22 PM||#12|
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Portland, Texas
I had a similar discussion (not over toys but still) that ended in a smirk about six years back. Luckily, I was in a position to make buying decisions for several organizations, in addition to myself. The few times I needed something for those organizations, I bought elsewhere and took the receipts to the manager. Each time, I reminded him who I was and what he had said to me. Over the next two months, I spent several thousand dollars on items for the organizations and myself. By the end of my protest, the manager seemed more sympathetic, but who really knows for sure.
I still have made no personal purchases at a Wal-Mart since then. Unfortunately, I have had to make a few business purchases there, but I do everything I can to find alternative retailers.
Until now, I have had no personal reason to buy from a Wal-Mart. I have looked in the local Wal-Marts as a way to scout what waves (prior to ROC) have made it to my area, then I go to TRU and Target to buy them. These exclusives really irritate me, and I am unsure what I plan to do. Most likely, I will never see any of the exclusives in the nearby Wal-Marts (still no Joes in some), but if I do ...
Yes, I do hold grudges. I am seriously involved in politics so I keep a little black book with the names of people to crush later after I have the power.
Last edited by WJWitherspoon; 08-04-2009 at 06:31 PM.. Reason: grammar, additional comment
|08-04-2009, 06:28 PM||#13|
Spartan F5 Viper
Join Date: Sep 2008
YES YES boycott them! Death to walmart! I get the same jackass responses out of em, some stores will some store won't! They were the same with the 25th, but yet they stock Tranformers and Star Wars figures to the ceilings! It's bad bad bad! However the 12 of us who stop shopping there will not be noticed... in the end results of financial doom and destruction! But it feels good to scream hate at walmart!
|08-04-2009, 06:28 PM||#14|
has been warned
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Richmond, VA
yeah ban them.. boycott them!! Wal mart is the evil devil!!! Here we go again. Sorry to the original poster but we see threads like this all the time. People will go to wal mart and buy what they want. If they have exclusives or hard to find figures they will get them. No one on the hunt is going to not pick up something based on some internet boycott involving a handful of angry customers.
Find out which wal marts dont carry gi joe and dont go to that wal mart for joes. Its like you are carrying out a boycott that doesnt even matter.
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|08-04-2009, 06:33 PM||#15|
Join Date: Dec 2008
I'd be thrilled if all Wal-Mart's exclusives went to Target or Toys R Us instead. At least they manage to get them on shelves consistently.
I mean seriously...some Wal-Marts aren't carrying RoC, but I bet EVERY Wal-Mart is carrying TF2. What does that tell you about what Wal-Mart thinks about G.I. Joe? I really don't get why Hasbro bothers to cater to them with Joe exclusives at all...unless it's the only way they can get Wal-Mart to buy the Joe line.
Finding the mini-playsets is going to be a bear.
|08-04-2009, 06:34 PM||#16|
DDP did it better
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: The Grid.
|08-04-2009, 06:35 PM||#17|
Dark Lord of the Sith
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Cedartown, GA
|08-04-2009, 06:35 PM||#18|
Janitor at Extensive Ent
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Just take a trip to Cincinnati. The Wal-Marts here are loaded with ROC stuff. I swear its not that bad, if you stay out of downtown you probably wont even get shot.
*emphasis on probably
I love Joes. They are delicious.
|08-04-2009, 06:36 PM||#19|
Cobra's #1 Killer
Join Date: Mar 2009
if wal-fart didn't carry the cat litter i use for my cats cheaper then my local grocery store i wouldn't shop there.come to think about maybe i'll just pay the few dollars more and get it at the grocery store,which is a hell of a lot closer then wal-fart.
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