Sooooo, those of you who were in the chat for it, I called every Toys R Us in my local county area.
All of the stores I called said the same thing....it's not on the shelf/not on the sheet 'to be delivered.'
Then, one of the last TRU's I called, the store manager picked up (who just happened to be a Lego fan as well).
He stated that there wasn't a slot for Rocket in the database after I gave him the model number.
This 'nice' manager called the district manager and asked him about Lego Rocket.
The district manager was stumped for answers. He couldn't come up with anything.
Now...here's where it gets weird.
The 'nice' store manager said that the only notable slot on the delivery list that stands out is the following:
Next weekend's slot stated...
"LEGO SPECIAL EVENT"
...but no other info was provided.
'Nice' store manager stated that this could mean a lot of things.
It could mean a 'giveaway', a 'build-it-keep-it event' or a freebie with the purchase of "__" amount of products.
He stated that next weekend's special event could very well be the Lego Rocket Raccoon weekend.
At this point, I believe the store manager may be correct.
I checked the TRU sale paper this morning....no Rocket Raccoon.
But, there's a TMNT mini set freebie with the purchase of $30 or more worth of Lego.
To be continued....
I'm baffled by the number of Lego Rocket Raccoon polybags that have been posted on Ebay this week.
Granted, this item was released in Canada over the summer, so that's where some sets could trickle in.
But how are people getting a hold of something that should not have been released yet?
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