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Messages - Jesse James

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: JD Pics to Names!
« on: June 2, 2005, 08:00 PM »
If his dialogue's anything to go by as far as his romantic ability...  He's gonna need every penney.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Who's got the best burger?
« on: June 2, 2005, 07:58 PM »
I see Sonic mentioned, and Sonic pisses me off.

They advertise RELENTLESSLY on my TV...  Their food looks good, and different, and there isn't a SINGLE Sonic in the Pittsburgh area.

IHOP does the same thing...  Not a single one in the area, and they advertise like mad.  That's teasing.

I have a fairly hefty Starcom collection.  Not sure if you're familiar with that line or not 10", but it was one of the most innovative toy lines (IMO) of the 1980's.

Incredibly structred and realistic too, and even had a cartoon series that lasted a little while (very good too).  I've bowed out of the hobby for a while...  It's relatively inexpensive to collect though, and unless you're going for the rarer stuff (European releases and such) then it's pretty easy to obtain a "complete" U.S./Canada collection.

Toy Reviews / Re: New JD Review: Tion Medon
« on: June 2, 2005, 07:39 PM »
Yeah, I wonder if he had a scene leading his "warriors" into battle now that the movie's out...  Makes one wonder anyway.  Chalk this one up to "stuff that we got that wasn't on-screen" I guess.  Like the Aerial Assault Clone, or Stass Allie on a BARC instead of a basic Speeder Bike.

Thanks for the responses...  I still think he's boring since his time in the movie was "meh", but I liked him in the film too.  I think Admiral Ackbar's boring overall but I couldn't be happy if he didn't have a figure.  ;D

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: EZBoards got Nuked
« on: June 2, 2005, 04:15 AM »
Think of the crapfest to replace them.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Thoughts and all that sappy stuff
« on: June 2, 2005, 04:14 AM »
You'll be alright Shannon, trust to that.

Hmmm, hot Jedi?  I was gonna post a pic of an overweight one, sweating up a storm... 

Here's one for ya!

It's a joke and a "hot Jedi" all in one.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Happy Birthday Princess!!
« on: June 2, 2005, 04:10 AM »
Holy cow, this is getting rough to keep up with.

Happy Birthday Shannon, hope you get lots of...  uh, I dunno what you collect, but I hope you get lots of it...  beer maybe?  ???

Ahahaha, nice...   

Toy Reviews / New JD Review: Tion Medon
« on: June 2, 2005, 01:58 AM »
The Pimpmaster of Star Wars may have been usurped...  Lando may have been dethroned.  The only cause could be an impressive pimp cane...  Tion Medon's got that!

Check the full review out Right Here and chime in with some thoughts on him.

I dig Tion...  He's not the most interesting guy to stick into a preview wave though, and his roll in the film is so brief and uninteresting that it's just rough to stomach that he was one of the preview wave.  How's this guy gonna make anyone pumped for Star Wars, ya know?  Hasbro does a boring "Senator" kind of figure much justice though, and that's good news.

But, with that said, he's an impressive sculpt, and he was a sign of great things to come for even the most dull of figures in the ROTS line-up.  Tion's sporting lots of articulation, a couple nice accessories...  That quality carried over, so that's a fantastic plus to us action figure fans.

So read, drink, and be merry... 

Newbies / Re: JediAmy checking in..............
« on: June 2, 2005, 01:32 AM »
Good thing we don't have a quota. :)  Welcome on over...  Always nice to see a new face, and one apparantly already known to many.

Have a good one, and enjoy the boards...

Revenge of the Sith / Re: Any ROTS Screen Scene Ideas Yet?
« on: June 1, 2005, 05:44 PM »
Oh man, this is one I'm gonna have to think about...  Lots of great scenes though.

I know one I'd want is a Kashyyk scene with a Gree grunt, a new Wookiee Warrior (thinner/shorter), and perhaps a Spider Droid or a beach obstacle/defense shield  and regular battle droid...

I could see an Utapau "Clone Zip Line" scene too...  Include a piece of the railing with maybe some pop off "stilts" so it sits up, and 3 Clones with working zip lines...  Hell, just make a new belt with a hook for the lines and include 3 SA Clones (A Cody, and 2 grunts perhaps?).

ROTS is packed with scenes I'd love to see made into great toys.

Revenge of the Sith / Re: Tank Droid
« on: June 1, 2005, 05:41 PM »
With the ARC coming in at $30, I think the Droid Tank could match that price or come in cheaper.  A lot has to do with moving parts and whatnot...  It's not a large vehicle particularly, but its number of pieces (depending how it's made) could be substantial.  A center tread that rolls would be the only feature I was anxious for...  Beyond that I'd be content with a pretty simple toy.  It's small enough that scale shouldn't be an issue, but it might be...

Revenge of the Sith / Re: When will we see pics of new stuff?
« on: June 1, 2005, 05:38 PM »
I'd be content with them stocking up on figures, especially Clones, for a while...  Getting a break isn't a bad thing at this point.

Hell I still haven't seen the medical droid even, though I didn't get out to look much last week for anything...  So I could use a little downtime from "new" figures.

Revenge of the Sith / Re: Crab Droid
« on: June 1, 2005, 05:37 PM »
Do its legs pop off like the Spider Droid's?  I have a couple Spidey's laid out with legs blown off and Clones strewn about and charging through...  My mini/temporary Clone Assault diorama while I figure out what to do for an Episode 3 shelf. :) 

Love the pop-off parts for "damage" effects. 

I agree Anton, and think the #41's the best sculpt to use (even with the slot in the back...  Hell just include packs for them even, even if not from the films...  it just makes the figure more fun and a nice new/different accessory).

I think the heads are the only thing to resculpt, unless there's an armor difference, at this point.  The AT-TE Gunner could even be reused to make a new Clone riding the BARC's (Neyo's group) or something.  I think Hasbro nailed the sculpt the first time around pretty good though...  So for Utapau grunts, or Coruscant, or most any variant of the Clone, the SA Body works pretty good.  Only the Commanders, and a few of the more specialized Clones would need a whole new sculpt (Gree's men on Kashyyk, obviously, would require a new sculpt, but hell, reuse it for a ROTJ Biker Scout!).

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