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  • PyrobugPyrobug Louisville, KyMember Posts: 179
    ^I guess they fixed the code. It won't work for me anymore.
  • panchox1panchox1 ColoradoMember Posts: 359
    huh. i've tried to do it several times with different combinations of products and get a message that I can't apply the code to my order. 
  • PyrobugPyrobug Louisville, KyMember Posts: 179
    Yeah, they caught on pretty quick and closed it down. If it's any consolation, they screwed me out of my Boba Fett helmet. The app said it was in stock. I got an email saying it was ready which led me to believe that someone had picked it and it was waiting for me. Turns out it was phantom stock and they waited until I got to the store to cancel it.
  • dragon114dragon114 United StatesMember Posts: 635
    i would of use it but could not find anything i wanted on the grocry app
  • monstblitzmonstblitz Alexandria, VAMember Posts: 606
    That glitch worked out pretty good picked up 20 minifigs for $30 and change at 2 separate stops today.  Might end up being only $15 when it’s all said and done they gave me the wrong type at one of the stops and I didn’t notice until I got home.  I didn’t even demand a refund, just mentioned it in the post pickup feedback and got an email saying they would refund me!  
  • samiam391samiam391 A Log Cabin in KY, United StatesMember Posts: 4,328
    I used the coupon on a LEGO Boba Fett Helmet. Found out when my order was ready for pickup that it was out of stock. I got $24 worth of groceries for $4 though, so it wasn't all for naught. Still disappointed though...
    monstblitzKoolbrix2018Onebricktoomany
  • PyrobugPyrobug Louisville, KyMember Posts: 179
    #70425 Newbury Haunted High School is at $75.00 at some stores. I'm gonna go get one now.
    madforLEGOgmonkey76davetheoxygenmanOnebricktoomanyflightriskAmelee
  • PyrobugPyrobug Louisville, KyMember Posts: 179
    #70431 Lighthouse of Darkness is $30 also.
    madforLEGOgmonkey76InfinitymanOnebricktoomanyflightrisk
  • gmonkey76gmonkey76 ChicagoMember Posts: 1,560
    ^Thanks @Pryobug was able to find one today
    PyrobugOnebricktoomany
  • karritkarrit USAMember Posts: 103
    Thanks @Pyrobug!  I did a little sleuthing last night after reading this and was able to compile a list of fairly nearby Walmarts that might actually have either of these in stock at the reduced prices as my two local ones did not.   Went to the one the furthest North from me first and struck pay-dirt.  I'm glad I didn't have to travel further to check the stores to the east since they are in a town that is unfortunately suffering large amounts of Covid-19 outbreaks.  I just need to return the High School I ordered from Costco for $99.  So now I have both the High School & Lighthouse for a mere $6 more than I originally paid for just the High School.  This is only the second time I've been able to score a really good deal and it was at the same store that I got the Pirate Roller Coaster last year although that wasn't as good a deal because I bought it right before they lowered it to the really dirt cheap price & by then they had none left.
    PyrobugOnebricktoomany
  • flightriskflightrisk USAMember Posts: 136
    Thanks @Pyrobug.  Found it less than 10 miles away. 
    PyrobugOnebricktoomany
  • legobodlegobod CA USAMember Posts: 245
    I'd reccomend looking at the prices at the stores on brickseek instead of driving around but every time I've then gone to a store there's never one on the shelves.
  • karritkarrit USAMember Posts: 103
    I've had little to no luck relying on Brickseek other than to find a sale price listed.  They've told me that stores have 6+ of an item in stock when there were actually none to be found.  This time I went into the actual Walmart app & found nearby stores that were showing the items were in stock or limited availability at the sale prices.  I got lucky at the first one which showed one of the two sets had stock & the other was limited.  There were 2 Lighthouses on the shelf & 3 High Schools in the locked case when I got there.  For my closest 2 stores actually one has the items at full price & the other I don't even think they had when I was there last week but if they did they were full price also.  They didn't even have much Lego stock on the shelves at all.
    OnebricktoomanyPyrobug
  • legobodlegobod CA USAMember Posts: 245
    I've had more luck finding things on the shelves at targets using brickseek but they never have things I want on clearance. It's more of a target stock checker than price checker in this area
    OnebricktoomanyMCNwakeboard
  • dpadovanodpadovano Milwaukee, WIMember Posts: 3
    I was able to get two light houses and two high schools.  Both at different stores. At a third store found 60227 Lunar Space Station for $13! Definitely hit or miss.
    560HeliportPyrobugmadforLEGOpxchris
  • pxchrispxchris Oregon, USAMember Posts: 813
    Oh man... I'd love to find clearance on #60227, everything in my region is still at $48 - you aren't interested in selling are you @dpadovano?
  • dpadovanodpadovano Milwaukee, WIMember Posts: 3
    @pxchris I think I'm going to keep this one.  I'll keep my eyes open, and if I find any more, i'll let you know!
    pxchris
  • ModeltrainmanModeltrainman In the Disney Infinity Toybox, Windows, or digging through LEGO parts in the USA.Member Posts: 515
    Wow! I wish I could find deals! The Walmarts near me pretty much never have any.
    Ronyardehnehsu
  • panchox1panchox1 ColoradoMember Posts: 359
    Same here, they have both hidden side sets in stock but they scan at standard prices. 
  • dehnehsudehnehsu Bay Area, Calif.Member Posts: 179
    Wow! I wish I could find deals! The Walmarts near me pretty much never have any.
    In the Bay Area, Calif. Deals are rare too.
  • legobodlegobod CA USAMember Posts: 245
    A clearance deal here is at best 20% off whenever I've seen one and it usually is just one set
  • scotty12scotty12 United States, IowaMember Posts: 699
    I hope Walmart has caught on to their level of clearances.  For instance a $129.99 RRP set use to be a $59 or $64 clearance set and lately they've been starting at $75 or $89.
  • dpadovanodpadovano Milwaukee, WIMember Posts: 3
    @scotty12 I've found that there's no rhyme or reason in how they price their clearances from one store to the next.  I've gotten the Pirate Roller Coaster 3-1 at one store for $35, then at another for $18, and then at others, it never went on clearance.  I've even seen some sets on "clearance" with only cents off of the MSRP price.
    Pyrobug
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 1,502
    Surely it all depends on how well a particular set is selling at a particular store: shelves are pretty bare right now, so there's no need to mark things down significantly, if there's no new product needing shelf space. I haven't seen the usual 10-20% off RRP on 2020 sets, the only exception seems to be Trolls. 
  • scotty12scotty12 United States, IowaMember Posts: 699
    ^^"Clearance" items only a few cents off are clearance by the store....not corporate.  And I'm not sure if that's a mistake or lack of shelve space.  
        The Roller Coaster was also a corporate decision....it either stayed regular price or went on clearance from $54 and $35...and once it hit clearance...it's up to the stores monthly allowance of "discount" money on where and how fast they decide to mark things down further.  I believe its corporate that decides the first two mark-downs, after that it's a crap shoot.  All that depends up the size of the store and how well the store does $$ wise.
         I was more or less referring to the expensive sets that used to start off at 50% off and lately that starting margin has gotten smaller.
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 1,502
    West St. Paul Walmart: #76124 War Machine Buster is $15. Thirteen of them on the shelf.
    madforLEGOPyrobuggmonkey76KungFuKenny
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 1,502
    West St. Paul: #30453 Captain Marvel and Nick Fury $2.50.
    PyrobugAstrobricksBumblepants
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