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The Prequel Trilogy / Re: "Evolutions" assortment...
« on: May 15, 2005, 03:54 PM »
Nick, arent you trying to disprove it though?

Can't we all just get along?

Kevin

Not at all.  There's info out there that says one thing, and info indicating another.  If the Visual Dictionary says one thing and the comic adaptation says another, then we have a contradiction.  It's contradictory information from Lucasfilm, meaning that WE DON'T KNOW FOR CERTAIN.  That's far from saying that you can definitively point to a picture and say "This is Commander Bly".

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The Prequel Trilogy / Re: "Evolutions" assortment...
« on: May 15, 2005, 03:43 PM »
Okay, according to the comic published by "Lucas Books," in the scene on Felucia, Aayla says, "Is it droids Bly?"  And then, the clone (Commander Bly) with the macrobinoculars, yellow painted thigh armor, yellow painted breath filter, and long rifle, the only one who looks like that (And like Thire) replies to Aayla, "NO" and then pulls a pistol and shoot her in the back.

There is Scott's and Nick's proof that Aayla addresses Commander Bly and he replies to her directly.

Checkmate.

Not quite.  Lucas Licensing had to approve both DK's Visual Dictionary AND Dark Horse's comic adaptation.  That being said, there is contradictory information from Lucas Licensing.  You're wasting entirely too much of your time trying to prove this.

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This may seem silly, but you know what I like about this piece?  Hasbro put the decals on at the factory!  That was one of the biggest hassles about the Sneak Preview fighter & the Obi-Wan fighter:  it was IMPOSSIBLY DIFFICULT to get the decals well placed in the cockpit.  Thanks for doing it on this one, Hasbro.

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The Prequel Trilogy / Re: "Evolutions" assortment...
« on: May 15, 2005, 12:25 PM »
Some of these Clone Commanders will undoubtedly make it into the Databank at The Official Site at some point.  That will probably be the definitive statement on the issue.  Until then, the Visual Dictionary is the only visual reference that Lucasfilm has offered, and should be treated as the real deal.  You can disagree with that all you want, but until photographic evidence is offered up to the contrary, or you see the movie at Midnight Wednesday and Aayla Secura specifically addresses a certain Clone Trooper as Bly, then we have to accept the Visual Dictionary as fact.

I don't think so.  Why would just 1 of this crew have a yellow painted breath filter, yellow painted thigh armor, macrobinoculars, and the long rifle rather than the short one that all the other are carrying, look just like Thire, and not be Commander Bly?  The Visual Dictionary is clearly a mistake.

...In your opinion.

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The Prequel Trilogy / Re: "Evolutions" assortment...
« on: May 15, 2005, 09:03 AM »
Some of these Clone Commanders will undoubtedly make it into the Databank at The Official Site at some point.  That will probably be the definitive statement on the issue.  Until then, the Visual Dictionary is the only visual reference that Lucasfilm has offered, and should be treated as the real deal.  You can disagree with that all you want, but until photographic evidence is offered up to the contrary, or you see the movie at Midnight Wednesday and Aayla Secura specifically addresses a certain Clone Trooper as Bly, then we have to accept the Visual Dictionary as fact.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: **** UPN- 'Enterprise' cancelled.
« on: May 14, 2005, 06:36 PM »
I heard the funniest thing about this.  Apparently some ST fan started a website in an effort to get people to contribute money so that the show would continue.  The idea was that the money contributed would be put towards the continued production of the show.

The interesting part is that the guy doing this was just a fan and had no association whatsoever with the production company that made ENTERPRISE.  He also had no affiliation with Paramount, either.  They in turn want nothing to do with this scheme.  And on top of it all, the guy may be getting charged with fraud for collecting all of this money from devoted Trekkies.  HI-larious, I tell you!

5842
30th Anniversary Collection / Re: How big is your army?
« on: May 14, 2005, 11:50 AM »
Current ROTS Army ranks...

ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC
14 x #6 Clone Troopers
6 x Clone Pilot
4 x Clone Commander
4 x AT-TE Gunners
3 x Target Clone Troopers
2 x Deluxe Clone Troopers
1 x #41 Clone Trooper
1 x BARC Speeder with BARC Trooper
2 x AT-RT with AT-RT Driver

SENATE
4 x Royal Guard (red)
4 x Royal Guard (blue)

SEPERATISTS
4 x General Grievous's Bodyguards
1 x Super Battle Droid
1 x Super Battle Droid from Deluxe Obi-Wan
2 x Battle Droid
2 x Tri-Droid Fighters
1 x Vulture Droid with Buzz Droid
1 x Neimoidian Warrior

WOOKIEE ARMY
10 x Sneak Preview Wookiee Warrior
4 x #43 Wookiee Warrior
4 x Yarua
1 x Rorrworr
1 x Tarfful
1 x Chewbacca

...and there are a number of other Clones and Royal Guards to open still.

5843
Revenge of the Sith / Re: Bonus Clone Troopers!
« on: May 14, 2005, 11:16 AM »
I saw both of these yesterday.  I passed simply because I didn't want to part with $40 for them.

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Middle Earth / Re: LOTR Trilogy Figures
« on: May 14, 2005, 12:42 AM »
I actually caved today when I saw Galadriel Entranced.  One impulse buy for the day.

Where did you find her? 

TRU.  Actually saw that wave at 2 stores today.

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Other Collectibles / Re: Unleashed Again
« on: May 14, 2005, 12:41 AM »
I thought $224. for Vader was high.

 :o   Unleashed Unmasked Vader    :o

 :o  :o  DARTH VADER UNMASKED    :o   :o

 :o   :o   :o  Darth Vader Unleashed (unmasked)   :o   :o   :o

Looks like Toyfare was way off base with their Unleashed price guide in this month's issue.

5846
Revenge of the Sith / Re: ROTS Recent Purchases
« on: May 13, 2005, 03:34 PM »
Had a trade today and scored some other stuff...

1 x Clone Trooper #41
1 x Neimoidian #42
4 x Wookiee Warrior #43

loose R4-I9
loose R3-A2
loose Hoth Han Solo (SAGA, blue)

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Middle Earth / Re: LOTR Trilogy Figures
« on: May 13, 2005, 03:16 PM »
I actually caved today when I saw Galadriel Entranced.  One impulse buy for the day.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« on: May 12, 2005, 10:40 PM »
It was there.  Check out EE's listing for wave 3 of the Deluxe figures.  You can see pics there.

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Middle Earth / Re: LOTR Trilogy Figures
« on: May 12, 2005, 09:09 PM »
I saw the Pellenor Fields set the other night.  Very nice set, definitely.  Probably one of the best box sets of the bunch.  I'll pick it up in a few weeks.  I'm not in much of a rush for LOTR lately.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« on: May 12, 2005, 09:07 PM »
Is it silly for me to say that I'd like to see the movie first?  Anyway, here are 10 assorted characters that I'd like to see beyond #57:

- Merumeru - Wookiee Elder
- Shocktrooper
- V-Wing Pilot
- Emporer Palpatine - SA, Senate Chamber Duel
- Padme Amidala - bun hairdo
- Cin Drallig - Jedi Swordmaster
- Commander Neyo
- 2-1B Droid
- Utai Beast Wrangler
- Po Nudo - Aqualish Seperatist

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