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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« on: July 6, 2003, 08:17 PM »
From everything that's been seen so far, it seems that the ranked Clone Troopers aren't going to hit until the Jedi Army 3-Pack starts shipping in the new  case assortments.

Saga '02-'04 / Re: Screen Scenes Wave IV and V
« on: July 6, 2003, 06:31 PM »
They're supposed to be a general release, not exclusives.

Saga '02-'04 / Re: Imperial 4-pk - how many do you have?
« on: July 6, 2003, 05:19 PM »
Three.  I may get one or two more.  The troops and droids in the set are kinda hard to pass on.  I actually like the Vader, too.

I'll most likely buy it all.  The only thing I might just leave in the package?  Yoda.  I'm not totally crazy about Yoda.

Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« on: July 6, 2003, 02:45 AM »
Just be patient.  I've managed to get two sets so far.  It all has come down to luck lately.  But I think they'll show pretty soon at retail.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Top 5 Hotties
« on: July 4, 2003, 10:04 AM »
She's just tooo booty-licious for everyone!

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Top 5 Hotties
« on: July 4, 2003, 08:54 AM »

Mmmm, Beyonce.  I just saw her video on VH-1.  great choice!

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: 28 Days Later
« on: July 4, 2003, 12:31 AM »
I just saw the movie tonight.  I had been a fan of the director after seeing Trainspotting, and the clips I saw of this movie looked interesting.

It's definitely got a very stark feel to it.  Just the fact that they were able to get the streets of London as deserted as they did is remarkable.  Well, with the exception of one guy I saw on the street as Jim was wandering off from the hospital.

This movie was actually shot in 24p High-Def, like Attack Of The Clones.  But in this case, the HD look adds to the stark atmosphere.  The lower-res (than film) image quality gave it a more realistic feel.  Especially since the lighting was pretty spare, too.

The lack of music really added to the eeriness.  Silence can be truly deafening.  Especially when an infected crashes through the windows after it's been dead quiet.

The premise seemed to work for me.  Animal rights activists breaking into labs does happen.  And animal experimentation happens, too.  And given how many bio-toxins there are in the world, natural and man-made, the premise of the film seems really plausible to me.

Truth be told, I found the soliders to be more scary than the infected.  I found them far more dangerous, since their intellect remained intact, but their morals were thrown out the window.  The infected were much easier to figure out in terms of motivation.

So basically, I enjoyed it, if that wasn't obvious enough already.  

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Lord of the Rings
« on: July 4, 2003, 12:15 AM »
I haven't.  Thanks, it looks cool!

Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Clone 3-pk ...does it suffice?
« on: July 2, 2003, 11:02 PM »
Well, I thought that maybe the Clone Troopers had some kind of neck ball joint...nope!  It turns out that the Clone Trooper helmets are mounted much like the ones on the bootleg Clone Troopers.  They'll pop off if you try, but thankfully go back on pretty easily, too.

We both saw a object "Floating" across
the sky.

Skip ahaead 20 years........

I was living in Victoria, BC at the time.

This picture of the "UFO" was taken in Brazil about
15 years after I saw it in Canada  20 years before.

**X-Files theme song playing in my head**

Nick, feel free to PM it to me, and I'll let ya' know if it's OK to post!   ;)

Matt, I actually told it to one of my bandmates and our recording studio manager tonight, and I really don't think it would be good here.  It's really kind of graphic.

I've got a hilarious one, but I'm afraid it might be a little too risque for the forum.  Most people I tell it to wind up nearly on the floor in laughter, but I'm hesitant to mention it here.

Saga '02-'04 / Re: NEW PICTURES of the other THREE PACK
« on: July 2, 2003, 12:54 AM »
I don't mind it either way to be honest.  I am getting them no matter what.   I still think each Jedi should have his/her own lightsaber.  We can always take it out of their hand to sit on the counci and discuss Jedi business.  Oh well, it's not a big deal anyway.  

Precisely.  I'm just happy that they're doing these things, and the figures look pretty decent.  I hope availability on these are good, and that the screen scenes will continue for some time.  I've been deabating how many of these I'm gonna buy, and if I'm going to try making the entire council chamber.

Saga '02-'04 / Re: NEW PICTURES of the other THREE PACK
« on: July 1, 2003, 02:50 PM »
I think Hasbro's chain of thought was "well, we never see the Jedi with their lightsabers in the Council Chamber.  They might look kind of dopey sitting down with lightsabers ignited".  Or at least something to that effect.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Lord of the Rings
« on: July 1, 2003, 02:48 PM »
Definitely anticipating the movie.  Impatiently?  Not really.  I've got lots to do between now and then.  I'll start getting really frenzied when the Giftpack edition of The Two Towers comes out on DVD.

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