Recommend
1 
 Thumb up
 Hide
26 Posts
1 , 2  Next »   | 

BoardGameGeek» Forums » Gaming Related » Hot Deals

Subject: Blokus $9 at Toys R Us rss

Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Paul DeStefano
United States
Long Island
New York
flag msg tools
designer
badge
It's a Zendrum. www.zendrum.com
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
Really. Not $9.99. $9.00. I saw Blokus at TRU, wondered for a moment what such a thing goes for at a mass market store and it came up $9.

Suh weet.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Scott A. Reed
United States
Lawrence
Kansas
flag msg tools
badge
Avatar
mb
Odd.. the TRU website lists it at full retail of $29.99.

Also, Target has picked up a lot of the Educational Insights line, so at my local shop I found Travel Blokus and Rumis for retail, though Blokus was oddly absent.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
United States
Saint Joseph
Michigan
flag msg tools
designer
I would do all the things I have ever dreamed of doing. I would love to become a professional whistler.I'm pretty amazing at it now, but I wanna get, like, even better. Make my living out of it.
badge
Bffffttt, Pffffttt, Buuuuurtt........
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
Geosphere wrote:
Really. Not $9.99. $9.00. I saw Blokus at TRU, wondered for a moment what such a thing goes for at a mass market store and it came up $9.

Wacky. I'd guess there was an error at your particular store. Still, I'll swing by one on Friday and check it out for myself. If true, I'll pick up 2-3 copies.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
George Kinney
United States
Bellefontaine
Ohio
flag msg tools
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
skelebone wrote:
Odd.. the TRU website lists it at full retail of $29.99.


Could just be someone fat-fingered a price change. I once bought four $29.99 fishing poles for $2.99 each at WalMart.

Doesn't surprise me at all that their online price and a store price wouldn't match. I'll bet they both come from completely unrelated databases, maintained by completely different groups of people. Few, if any, of these big retailers are as capable of enforcing chain-wide pricing as one might imagine.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Paul DeStefano
United States
Long Island
New York
flag msg tools
designer
badge
It's a Zendrum. www.zendrum.com
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
It was not a mistake. Its some sort of sale. My receipt even reads:
Blokus Game
$29.99 - $20.99 $9.00
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Travis Easton
United States
Casey
Illinois
flag msg tools
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
Wow. I don't remember my TRU carrying Blokus, but if they do, and its at 9 bucks, I may buy more than one copy, and give a couple out as gifts this year!

I acquired Travel Blokus but would really like the original to be able to play with 4 players.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Brent Mair
United States
Roy
Utah
flag msg tools
The Meeple Nation Boardgame Podcast - 30 minutes a week!
badge
BGGCon 2015 or Bust
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
No Blokus at my local TRU. Thanks for the info, Paul, but someone has to work on availibility.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Chris B
United States
Oxford
Mississippi
flag msg tools
Hotty Toddy Rebels!
badge
Lets go Blues!
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
Yours isn't by any chance one of the Toys R Us stores that is scheduled to close and it's some sort of Inventory Clearing Sale is it?
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Paul DeStefano
United States
Long Island
New York
flag msg tools
designer
badge
It's a Zendrum. www.zendrum.com
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
SybotCB wrote:
Yours isn't by any chance one of the Toys R Us stores that is scheduled to close and it's some sort of Inventory Clearing Sale is it?


I don't think so.

This was a large Toys R Us situated right at the heart of Long Island, super prime spot (Rt 110, for those who know it - and don't bother looking, I got the last one).
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Bill Herbst
United States
Sayville
New York
flag msg tools
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
Thanks for the notice Paul, I'll be on the lookout.

Also, you didn't happen to notice any Gorillinators and Hounds from the Heroscape Jandar's Oath expansion at the Rt. 110 TRU while you were there by any chance?

By the way, I've heard of 3 Long Island TRU stores closing soon and that store was not one of them.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
T Scott
United States
West Fargo
North Dakota
flag msg tools
designer
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
Well... shoot. I read this thread and immediately called up the local TRU here in Fargo, ND. They don't carry it. Wahhhhhhhhhh! cry
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Jon
United States
Massachusetts
flag msg tools
Avatar
mbmbmbmb
I saved almost $9 today by driving to Nashua, nh, where there is no Blokus to be found.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Andrew DiGregorio
United States
West Babylon
New York
flag msg tools
badge
I'm a scary clown!
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
Geosphere wrote:
SybotCB wrote:
Yours isn't by any chance one of the Toys R Us stores that is scheduled to close and it's some sort of Inventory Clearing Sale is it?


I don't think so.

This was a large Toys R Us situated right at the heart of Long Island, super prime spot (Rt 110, for those who know it - and don't bother looking, I got the last one).


theres definitly a sale going on there paul, even tho i didnt see any signs for it....

i was at the rt 110 TRU on friday to buy some stuff, and the lines were almost out ther door...
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Paul DeStefano
United States
Long Island
New York
flag msg tools
designer
badge
It's a Zendrum. www.zendrum.com
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
Its definitely some unannounced sale - SOME items UNMARKED, when you scan them read: SALE THOUGH 12/01/06 and have an absurdly low price.

Unmarked. Not fun to figure out whats a good deal.

(No gorillinators.)
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Kallen McInerney
Australia
Kingscliff
NSW
flag msg tools
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
No Blokus at my TRU. They did have a Gorillas and Hounds Expansion for Heroscape since someone was asking.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Jennifer van Buren
United States
Tyngsborough
Massachusetts
flag msg tools
mbmbmbmbmb
No Blokus at the Salem, NH TRU. shake Bummer I was really hoping.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Janet Linsey
United States
Unspecified
Unspecified
flag msg tools
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
No Blokus at the Manchester CT TRU, but I did pick up a $35 toy my kids have been wanting for $10.50 so it was worth the trip.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Mike Cooper
United States
Lewisville
Texas
flag msg tools
Ask me how I got this badge early!
badge
Dexterity Games Guy for BGG.Con / GeekCoin # 318030
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
No Blokus at two different stores in Dallas.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Trenton
Canada
Saskatoon
Saskatchewan
flag msg tools
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
generalpf wrote:
Nuts. TRU in Winnipeg doesn't even sell Blokus.


Same here in Saskatoon...
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Jason Matthews
United States
Alexandria
Virginia
flag msg tools
designer
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
No Blocki in Norther Virginia (Alexandria area TRU's either).

Jason
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Mark Crane
United States
Orem
Utah
flag msg tools
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
latindog wrote:
Thanks for the notice Paul, I'll be on the lookout.

Also, you didn't happen to notice any Gorillinators and Hounds from the Heroscape Jandar's Oath expansion at the Rt. 110 TRU while you were there by any chance?

By the way, I've heard of 3 Long Island TRU stores closing soon and that store was not one of them.


Are the gorillinators hard to find nationwide? Our MalWart has a bunch.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Charles Boyung
United States
Brookfield
Wisconsin
flag msg tools
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
No Blokus at the Milwaukee or Brookfield stores either.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Michael Trejo
United States
Rocklin
California
flag msg tools
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
No Blokus in the Roseville, CA Toys R Us but I did find Battleball marked down to $4.97. Also, there was a lone copy of Acquire on the shelves as well. So, I had to purchase both.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
Mark Crane
United States
Orem
Utah
flag msg tools
badge
Avatar
mbmbmbmbmb
orem, utah = no blokus, no acquire, no nothin.
 
 Thumb up
 tip
 Hide
  • [+] Dice rolls
1 , 2  Next »   | 
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.