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I noticed that BBTS has full sets of the WM figures available for sale.  Does this mean the "exclusive" set is being sold through other outlets or did they just buy these at WM and resell them?

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These are down to $12 at Walmart as well.  I snagged a Poe and another Kanan for customizing.

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Rogue One / Re: The Playset Thread
« on: August 24, 2016, 05:15 PM »
The pieces look fantastic.  I'm very interested in these, but I'll be even MORE interested if/when they can find some way of connecting the pieces together with some sort of built in fasteners.

I really wouldn't let the fasteners hold you back.  You don't see the back of the wall anyway once they're displayed and the little clips hold really well from what I've seen.  Plus I feel like official fasteners would probably come with an official cost increase.   :-\

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The Black Series 6" Figures / Re: 6" Black Series Rumors
« on: August 24, 2016, 05:12 PM »
I think its a 4" scale Tantiv IV that has been shrunk down to only carry a single pilot.  Awe. Some.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Official Space Exploration Thread
« on: August 24, 2016, 05:06 PM »
CONFIRMED!  ;D

http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/24/health/proxima-b-centauri-rocky-planet-habitable-zone-neighbor-star/index.html

So cool!  Am I correct in understanding light years that if we were able to see Proxima B, we'd really be seeing it as it was 4.2 years ago since it takes that long for the light to reach us?

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Rogue One / Re: The Playset Thread
« on: August 23, 2016, 09:25 PM »
So they're thick enough and stable enough to stand on their own?

Yes and no.  They are pretty thick (about half an inch) and they stand up fine on their own, but without a backing or support, a little push will also easily knock them over.  They are one sided anyway, so you could either stack them up against a wall for support or double stack them to look like a finished wall from both sides.  If I don't have them up against a wall, I'll probably have some kind of paper weight to make sure they're a little more stable.  Here are a few quick unboxing pics...









Great packing job, so they came in really minty shape and they feel super sturdy and thick.  I put an LED flashlight behind the light-wall and it looks pretty cool if you can work that into your display.  The walls are a bit high for the 4" stuff standing by themselves, but that's probably the size you'd want for display shelves anyway.  The clip on pieces work really well and you get far more than you actually need.  They do not connect at a 90 degree angle, which is my only disappointment so far.  I'm guessing we'll see adapters for different configurations and stability in the near future.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« on: August 23, 2016, 08:59 AM »
I thought this was the worst episode yet, and that's saying a lot.  So much filler and dead space.  Yes, we get that Nick's alone and needs to be resourceful to survive.  I didn't need that hammered home over and over, and I really didn't need to see him drink his piss.  There's zero suspense in this show.  Horns blare when convenient, bad guys have no motivation for their actions, even the 20 minutes of flashbacks was a waste.  Is there any self realization or unlocked mysteries the past helped solve?  Nope.  Just a bunch of zombies that all cluster together and walk at the exact same pace for mile after mile.  I am mad at myself for continuing to spend time on this garbage.

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Rogue One / Re: The Playset Thread
« on: August 22, 2016, 04:57 PM »
That would make an awesome Kubrick display...

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Rogue One / Re: The Playset Thread
« on: August 20, 2016, 04:11 PM »
For anyone else ordering, be sure to play around with different options for shipping. 

1 x Wave One Starter Pack = $9.95
2 x Wave One Starter Pack = $27   :o
2 x Wave One Starter Pack & 1x ACS 2pk = $27  (no change vs. above)
2 x Wave One Starter Pack & 2x ACS 2pk = $45   :o
1 x ACS 2pk = $4

If I had ordered my 2x Starters and the ACS 2pk all as individual orders, it would only cost $24 to ship in three packages vs. conveniently grouping them together for $3 more.  I sent their CS a head's up, so hopefully they're getting this fixed.  They also kindly offered to include free shipping on the second ACS 2-pack I was hoping to buy, so that got me back to about what it would have cost to ship each item separately.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Official Space Exploration Thread
« on: August 20, 2016, 03:59 PM »
I'm sure people like Buzz Aldrin and Gene Cernan would much rather be able to burst into flames and fly rather than suffer from heart disease as a result of their space flights.  ::)

Nick, lighten up.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Top 5 Hotties
« on: August 20, 2016, 12:37 AM »
She reminds me of Lauren Cohen in those last few...


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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Official Space Exploration Thread
« on: August 20, 2016, 12:31 AM »
Radiation is a very big consideration.  We're some 40 years on from the Apollo program, but something that has come to light with the Apollo astronauts is an increased incidence of heart disease.  And one of the major factors that researchers are pointing to is the cosmic radiation that the Apollo astronauts were exposed to since their flights to the moon took them beyond the Earth's magnetic field, which largely shields the planet from most of this radiation.

Cosmic radiation?  So then these guys are just starting to develop their super powers?  About time.


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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Spider-Man Joins the Marvel Movie Universe
« on: August 19, 2016, 09:48 AM »
Her acting is terrible.  Ideally she won't be dancing a lot in Spiderman, but maybe that's better than her speaking...



Or not.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Spider-Man Joins the Marvel Movie Universe
« on: August 19, 2016, 09:11 AM »
Zendaya is playing Mary Jane in Spider-Man: Homecoming

That's quite a bit bigger of a role than anyone expected.

No Emma Watson!?  I kind of can't stand Zendaya as my daughter watches that KC Undercover show constantly.  Ugh.

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Rogue One / Re: The Playset Thread
« on: August 19, 2016, 12:06 AM »
I placed my first order today.  I'd say these guys have pretty much "nailed it" - this is exactly the type of thing I've been begging to be made now for years. 

Once the 3.75" ones are available, I'm going to probably drop a few hundred bucks on that first order.

Thanks for the tip.  I just placed an order for two of the core sets and one add on set.  I was going to get two add on sets, but it knocked the shipping up from $27 to $45.  Woot!?  I must have crossed a threshold for shipping. 

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