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Toys"R"Us TRU YMMV In Store Clearance Thread I (15% Off FRIEND15 Ends 4/26)


#1 ThatOneGuyWho   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5620 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 05:27 AM

Decided to make a TRU clearance thread to help us all find deals at TRU. Deals are harder to come by at TRU than other stores but hopefully with these tips we can all contribute to finding deals together. Also, though this thread is mainly for videogames, like other YMMV threads, it is encouraged to post non-gaming items in this thread.

TRU Online Clearance (All Items)
TRU Online Clearance (Videogame Items)

TRU #TruClearance on Instagram
TRU #ToysrusClearance on Instagram

TRU Clearance on KrazyCouponLady
TRU Clearance on Hip2Save



FAQ
Q: Is there a way to track items?
A: Currently the only way to track is on the TRU website.

Q: Can I buy pennied items?
A: Items that are $.02c are not suppose to be sold. Items that are $.03c can be sold to customers but are suppose to be donated.
.02 is the one that is not supposed to be sold if on the floor.

Q: Is shipping free for online orders?
A: Shipping is free with an online purchase of $19 or more.

Q: What is "Clearance Blast"?
A: Clearance Blast is an event at TRU where clearance items are discounted by the color tag on the item and day. Generally during Clearance Blast events items can be marked to 90% off. Items can be 90% and not be a part of the Clearance Blast though.
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Q: How do I know that an item is on clearance?
A: In store items on clearance will have a red clearance label under the item price tag. Now that doesn't mean other items aren't on clearance though.
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Q: Can I check the price of items?
A: Yes, each TRU will have price checkers that can be used to scan barcodes. Once scanned, the price in that store will be displayed.
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Q: I WANT FREE STUFF!!
A: That wasn't a question but TRU does offer in store events where they give away small toy items. These events are for kids so don't be a creeper and go by yourself.
TRU In Store Events Page



#2 ThatOneGuyWho   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5620 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 05:42 AM

Just to get the thread going. TRU is having an event right now for B1G1 40$ Off selected LEGO Batman toys. If you buy $40 worth of LEGO Batman items in store you get a free movie ticket to the movie. Ends 2/18/17.

 

http://www.toysrus.c...ovie-HQ-buy-1-g

 

:ps3: Beyond: Two Souls $5 (in store only).



#3 joshxx   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   400 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 17 February 2017 - 06:01 AM

Does Tru currently has a clearance blast at the stores or they have specific dates on that event ??

#4 icemangooch   CAG Newbie CAGiversary!   86 Posts   Joined 4.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 06:06 AM

No offense. But, this thread seems kind of needless. TRU rarely beats deals if you have GCU or Amazon Prime.

As far as clearance. If your IMS and PSC are any good. All this stuff should be off the floor for people to find.

When Forza, Dead Rising, and Ryse vanilla copies went to $.02 I checked 3 stores in my market. They had gotten rid of all of them.

Anyhoo, happy hunting everyone.

#5 ThatOneGuyWho   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5620 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 06:14 AM

No offense. But, this thread seems kind of needless. TRU rarely beats deals if you have GCU or Amazon Prime.

As far as clearance. If your IMS and PSC are any good. All this stuff should be off the floor for people to find.

When Forza, Dead Rising, and Ryse vanilla copies went to $.02 I checked 3 stores in my market. They had gotten rid of all of them.

Anyhoo, happy hunting everyone.

The same can be said about Target and Walmart clearance threads than. Online prices are better with GCU / Amazon, good luck finding pennied items or items marked 90% off randomly in store at BB though. 

 

Not that this thread is for those pennied items. TRU has some very odd national pricing for clearances. I found a few weeks ago some Afterglow Kral PS4 headsets for $15/each. I would have looked for more but TRU doesn't have a good inventory tracking system. 

 

This thread is only needless if you aren't willing to put in work to find items like all other YMMV threads.

 

Does Tru currently has a clearance blast at the stores or they have specific dates on that event ??

It is random throughout the year but TRU will announce when they are doing it. Take a look at this thread from some years ago during that times clearance blast. 



#6 icemangooch   CAG Newbie CAGiversary!   86 Posts   Joined 4.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 06:23 AM

Well, I get to see the price changes of things even if some TRU doesn't have inventory of them. If I see anything good I will post it here.

I wish they would bring back that yellow, blue and brown tag clearance rhing. I cleaned up with that blast.

#7 FlawlesslyFatal   $15 or less CAGiversary!   539 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 06:24 AM

might swing by a TRU or two this weekend to check things out

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#8 WolfmanASTN   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   1319 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 06:45 AM

Also a few tips. Items whose price ends in $xx.98 are clearance. Clearance is chain wide, just depends on if your TRU still has the item.

Any item with a red/orange price sticker on the item with a discounted price is not clearance, and the price only affects that particular one. These are typically open box/returns/may be missing something.

If you hear that a particular item is on clearance in store, but go to a store and the price tag does not reflect that, bring it to a scanner. It may have been skipped over when new labels were put up, or possibly the store wasn't properly notified. This can happen sometimes if the store only has one of that item.

#9 TFrank   Oh right, I can edit this CAGiversary!   168 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 17 February 2017 - 07:36 AM


It is random throughout the year but TRU will announce when they are doing it. Take a look at this thread from some years ago during that times clearance blast. 

Walked away with a couple nice grabs from that one.  I say hear OP out.



#10 Blade3D   Grandmaster Swag CAGiversary!   4152 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 17 February 2017 - 01:55 PM

Ya that nation-wide clearance a few years ago was really good. I cleaned up on flips and other stuff.

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#11 unFunGames  

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 06:55 PM

I hit up TRU this morning and all they had was a PS3 version of MLB The Show for $10 hah



#12 deathrow219   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   4 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 08:34 PM

I know this isn't related to the topic but I purchased a NES Classic today in Southern California at TRU in Culver City(6) when the doors opened at 10AM. I'm shocked that there were no lines or any type of news that TRU had a restock at other locations. I personally called Burbank(8), Hawthorne(10), and Torrance(10) locations confirming they also had restocks of the Classic with about 6-10 available depending on location. Was this on purpose?



#13 Luigi007  

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 09:19 PM

Players guides for Fallout 4 and Zelda Majora's Mask are discounted to $0.02, good luck.

#14 IkedaTeramusa   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2985 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 10:14 PM

Yep, last time I picked up my whole Warcraft megablocks collection for like 20 bucks.  



#15 frosty47  

Posted 18 February 2017 - 01:58 AM

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looks like today only and it will require overide

#16 masksacrafice  

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Posted 18 February 2017 - 02:23 AM

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looks like today only and it will require overide

Dang. TRU is almost closed here, so I have to miss it. Wish they did this for online as well.



#17 Ferrari Racer   Reporter for CAGNetwork CAGiversary!   6137 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 February 2017 - 03:53 AM

Someone on Slickdeals reported that they got 2 copies of Overwatch PS4 for $9.99 each. Might be a employee Fuck up though


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#18 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4994 Posts   Joined 13.6 Years Ago  

Posted 18 February 2017 - 01:34 PM

Someone on Slickdeals reported that they got 2 copies of Overwatch PS4 for $9.99 each. Might be a employee Fuck up though


It would be great if this is still going on today.

#19 FlawlesslyFatal   $15 or less CAGiversary!   539 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 February 2017 - 03:45 PM

first TRU I went to today depressed as hell, Blast signs were up but hardly anything marked as clearance whatsoever

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#20 tomwaits1   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   421 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

Posted 18 February 2017 - 04:16 PM

It would be great if this is still going on today.

Stopped at TRU first thing this morning to check on Overwatch PS4. They still had the $9.99 sale price sticker in front of the game, but it said 'Friday Only!' above the sale price. One copy left. I politely told the clerk that they still had the Friday only sale stickers on several games and she told me they'd honor the sale price. :) xbone version had the 'Friday Only!' sale sticker also but it was $39.99... looks like $9.99 on PS4 was a one-day error.


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#21 Josef   Touched the dead CAGiversary!   10114 Posts   Joined 13.3 Years Ago  

Posted 20 February 2017 - 10:28 AM

Stopped at TRU first thing this morning to check on Overwatch PS4. They still had the $9.99 sale price sticker in front of the game, but it said 'Friday Only!' above the sale price. One copy left. I politely told the clerk that they still had the Friday only sale stickers on several games and she told me they'd honor the sale price. :) xbone version had the 'Friday Only!' sale sticker also but it was $39.99... looks like $9.99 on PS4 was a one-day error.

Man, CAG has been slipping lately.  That shit would have been posted early in the day on Friday back in the old days.  Now it barely gets a mention two minutes before closing time.  Would have loved to pick up Overwatch for $9.99.



#22 ZeroGame  

Posted 20 February 2017 - 11:46 AM

Yea I was able to get to one of the two TRU locations Friday night before closing. Was able to snag the last two copies of PS4. They wouldn't let me get the X1 version at the PS4 price

#23 RunningMan  

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 11:51 AM

Man, CAG has been slipping lately.  That shit would have been posted early in the day on Friday back in the old days.  Now it barely gets a mention two minutes before closing time.  Would have loved to pick up Overwatch for $9.99.

Im surprised too, cant believe that I must have missed it, I mean someone had to post it here someplace.

 

As far as this thread, its a good heads up , but now Im twice as sad,  missing overwatch and finding out there ISNT a real clearance blast, like the last one with the different colored tags. :-(


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#24 Darby27   Licensed to Dill CAGiversary!   12935 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 March 2017 - 04:56 PM

Did anyone find more .03 games beyond blacklist and puppeteer?

Just found three copies of blacklist, but all the game were locked up so I couldn't go on a scanning spree.

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#25 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4994 Posts   Joined 13.6 Years Ago  

Posted 05 March 2017 - 05:04 PM

Someone on Reddit posted there is currently a buy 1, get 1 for 40% off games deal on ToysRUs.com that is online only, isn't valid in store, and excludes Switch games. Big surprise there.

#26 ThatOneGuyWho   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5620 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 March 2017 - 05:33 PM

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Ends tomorrow 3/6/17. Online only. Does not work on Switch titles.



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Posted 05 March 2017 - 06:14 PM

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Ends tomorrow 3/6/17. Online only. Does not work on Switch titles.

Does work with preorders, though.



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#28 paulwekiva   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   658 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 05 March 2017 - 06:46 PM

Does work with preorders, though.

If you have GCU (sorry but it's gotta be mentioned), you can get 20% off any title, including Switch games.  Amazon Prime will do this for newer releases.  I suppose if you DON'T have these, the B1G140%  would be good.  Nice that includes preorders, though.



#29 FlawlesslyFatal   $15 or less CAGiversary!   539 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 March 2017 - 02:15 AM

saw on Reddit someone claimed seeing Bioshock Collection tagged as $20, anyone near a TRU willing to check?

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#30 Helldweller87   Shots Fired CAGiversary!   1244 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 March 2017 - 06:08 PM

saw on Reddit someone claimed seeing Bioshock Collection tagged as $20, anyone near a TRU willing to check?
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yeah there is a tag that states both xbox and ps4 copies are on sale for $20. Just stopped by a local store.

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