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The Force Awakens / Re: Recents Finds and/or Purchases
« on: December 23, 2015, 09:15 PM »
The EE exclusive deco desert assault vehicle at amazon now for ~$19. Eligible for free shipping. Don't see the EE sticker...for those into the packaging.

The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: Walmart Black Series 3.75" Wave 3
« on: December 21, 2015, 07:33 PM »
Had absolutely no luck finding wave 2 and I was resigned to ordering online. Sure, it's still a waste of time since they don't apparently stock, but at least I'm not burning gas on the Wally detours.

But today I heard the cries and drove by before work. Surprise, Surprise.

The midichlorians have awakened in me.

Must be partially the paint apps, but wow... Han is downright po'd in the ones I saw.

SF Bay Area.

The Force Awakens / Re: TFA 3.75" Scale Millennium Falcon
« on: December 17, 2015, 05:41 PM »
Just saw it for $100 at Costco.

Other Toy Lines / Re: Other Lines That Have Tempted...
« on: June 18, 2015, 08:57 PM »
Nice score on the Iron Giant. Can't believe how much it's going for now. You gonna open it?  ;D

Other Toy Lines / Re: Doctor Who Toys
« on: May 29, 2015, 10:35 PM »
They didn't have much of a run at Walgreens or TRU. Now that I think of it, I bought most of what I have online from and eBay.

Still hope they make a return to the brick-and-mortar, though I would stay away at the price TRU initially had 'em.

Droid Factory 2013 / Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« on: May 22, 2015, 09:37 PM »
I like how these look. Maybe it's just the newness or the comparative blah of TBS.

But, no, I haven't bought any at those crazy prices, and wouldn't keep them packaged if I got my hands on them for cheap.

Grabbed Wolfe, Rex, and Dag Vader at TRU. Doom was MIA.

It's not just Wolfe's height; the proportions are so way off -- torso, shoe, neck length (ie, spacing between clavicles and bottom of the helmet); helmet shape.

And the head/helmet on both clones pop off fairly easy.

Rex's skirting should have been made from more pliable plastic. And his knee joint -- I was afraid I was going to break it while bending the knee.

I wonder how long ago these 2 were developed.

Star Wars Rebels / Re: Star Wars Rebels - Class II Vehicles
« on: April 27, 2015, 03:26 PM »
All the design concessions for the ITT are acceptable for a toy. But no wheels? It's a friggin' transport! How am I are kids supposed to jump it off a ramp, or do a Thelma and Louise off a table?

Luke turned out way better than I thought

Ugh, those elbow joints belong on Marvel/GI Joe knees.

But for those wondering, now we know how Yoda looks in a rebel starfighter flight suit?   :)

The Sequel Trilogy / Re: Star Wars Episode VII
« on: July 21, 2014, 10:20 PM »
The landing gear/struts is so f'n yesteryear.

I was so excited in the build-up to TPM, but with these reveals, as much as I'm trying to lower my expectations, I can't help but get that same giddy feeling I had as a kid seeing commercials/previews announcing ESB was "coming soon to theater near you".

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: March 28, 2014, 06:32 PM »
Beth and Daryl were getting too chummy. I think she bites it.

Tasha Yar screams cult to me. My guess is the Terminus group rounds up wandering walkers as food. Also explains why there aren't zombies and why the gates aren't securely closed or guarded.

Star Wars Rebels / Re: Star Wars Rebels Toy Rumors!
« on: February 23, 2014, 11:59 PM »
Idej, are there dimensions out already?  8', you sure? 

Yuppers. 43.9m long. 95" using 1:18 scale.

Star Wars Rebels / Re: Star Wars Rebels Toy Rumors!
« on: February 21, 2014, 08:49 PM »
To scale is around 8' long. :o

I can picture them marketing a 30" version.

The Vintage Collection / Re: Amazon Vintage Slave I w/Carbonite Block
« on: December 13, 2013, 09:34 PM »
Back down to $42 at Amazon.

Crazy price fluctuations this holiday season.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: December 3, 2013, 04:22 PM »
Lily's become a bad-ass. Hope she returns.

Tyrese, so far, is pitiful. Stayed away from the comics so I don't know how the 2 versions compare.

All the Gov's minions deserved to die. Mitch made a really good a-hole and whose death was really fist-pump and high-five inducing.

Little Lizzie isn't as "weak" as her kid sister claimed she was. Damn, center of the forehead. No hesitation.

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