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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Saturn Has A New Moon, Cassini.
« on: July 1, 2004, 08:41 AM »
Geekiness is a state of mind man...  

err, yeah.

Anyway, I'm really resisting all urges to make "Klingons on Uranus" jokes...  Anything that ever happens in our own solar system just brings that out in me for some reason.

irritating...  to say the least.

If they're gonna re-release this stuff, at least don't redeco it like this.

Yeah, it's nicer than it was, and at least Jawas are a justifiable purchase as army builders to an extent, but really I could've done without these.

Toy Reviews / Re: VOTC Han Solo (large(ish) pics)
« on: July 1, 2004, 01:07 AM »
Customizing weapons is a neat little side-hobby I've found through customizing actually, so I sometimes fix up weapons like that, but to me most POTF2 weapons are so horrendous anyway that I'm just as glad to not use them.

I'm actually really happy with Hasbro about weapons though.  If there's one area they really do well, they sculpt some nice accessories.

Their plastic sucks, but the sculpts are impressive.  Hasbro's steadily improved there too.  The Impy blasters, the RFT apology gun from the Yavin wave...  Vast improvements!

The Original Trilogy / Re: Rebel Uniforms
« on: June 30, 2004, 11:15 PM »
The RFT Blaster is the same as the DST blaster...  Yes Paul.

As for Lando's duds, I would go with the flamboyant idea...  Or possibly it's not even a uniform at all, but more or less just another outfit of his and his title of "General" is short-term for the upcoming conflict...  Kinda like Han's.

Lando's uniform resembles Madine's and the other Generals in their duds at Endor, but it's not quite right.

As for the branch of service, I don't consider ANY of the generals at Endor as "FLeet Generals".  TO me their uniform is typical of a Spec. Forces uniform, which is a separate military unit from "The Fleet", whose officers wear the uniforms we see in ANH, such as Antilles, Dodonna, Willard, etc...  And on Hoth we see them in their cold weather duds.

That's how I've gone about the infamous uniform continuity discrepency anyway.  They're simply 2 separate military entities all together.

If there's a rep from "THe Fleet" at Endor I'd say it's Ackbar...  Which his uniform may be indicative of a certain sector of Fleet Command that even humans wear as well.  We don't see a Fleet Admiral, just Fleet Generals in the films, so the Mon Cal uniforms may just be high ranking Fleet Naval uniforms of some sort...  That or I've also considered the notion that the Mon Cal command crews for Cruisers have kept their uniforms out of respect for their donation of their fleets, and that the Humans would wear the uniforms we see in ANH, as there are people in the mid-level officer ANH duds running around MC Cruisers if you look closely.  

Ya know, I didn't hear it at all...  I actually was alerted to this by my buddy at his office.  Called me this afternoon because he knew I took the loss of Stern hard.

Like him or hate him, I don't care ya know?  Everyone's got an opinion, and preferences they should be allowed to express.  

I don't like Rush Limbaugh at all, so  I simply don't listen to him.  In a more local tune, I don't like Fred Honzeberger either, so I don't listen to him.

But I like Stern...  I should have the right to listen to whatever the hell I want without some A-hole telling me I can or can't because he/she deems it indescent.  

Id' never been so personally affected by sensorship in my life till Stern was taken off by Clear Channel....  It's had me agitated ever since, and I'm happy he's back to say the least.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Spider-Man 2!
« on: June 30, 2004, 06:13 PM »

I'm going to see it this afternoon.


Well, just make sure you get that pooin' out of the way first...  Wouldn't wanna miss anything because of a fecal assault mid-film.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Barbie is NOT Single
« on: June 30, 2004, 06:11 PM »

I'm surprised she didn't shack up with Raggedy Andy or some other elderly doll, just for his money.

Better than this one that came up in that search...

Shockingly feminine looking...  Definitely not "Matty" material.  Not nearly harsh enough looking....  Little too "real into clothes" looking actually.

Does have that hint of smart-ass to it though...



I know you tape it if you're not going to be home...  Don't deny.

I saw that too actually...  I was uh, flipping around.   :-X

I like Farrell a lot, but I'm still planning on going to see Spiderman2 first.  I just have a bad feeling about this movie...  I'll likely see it too though, so who knows. :)

Clear Station channel 105.9 WXDX, you can kiss my hairy white ass.  I've officially taken them off my car's dial and now K-Rock, the Rock of Pittsburgh, 93.7 is on (well, it was before as the old Top 40 station it was beforehand).

93.7 is now a new station and Stern's on in Pittsburgh again finally, after I've dealt without the only radio show I ever really listened to.  Thank God because my commute(s) have sucked bigtime without Stern on.

105.9 dumped Stern under the whole FCC fallout BS, like other Clearchannel Stations, and I'm happy to hear he's back, as you can tell.

"The X" as it's called, probably won't be off my dial actually...   ;D  Just not as frequently stopped by on my flipping when it's not morning time.

Score one for Stern, and for me having something I enjoy back even if some schmucks out there don't want me to have something I enjoy on my drive to school in the mornings.

I for one am happy as a clam.

Plus, this station comes in loud and clear every day no matter where I am...  even out here in BFE where some stations lose some clarity because of all the hills between here and the city.

My happiness is 2-fold as well...

I got to watch the FINAL show from B94's morning show "John, Dave, Bubba, and Shelly".  4 of the most overly obnoxious DJ's in Pittsburgh...  Overprivilaged snots who talk about the most obnoxious topics and none of which has a good personality or opinion.  

They were literally crying...  I suppose if I lost a job I'd had for 9 years I'd maybe cry too, but I despise these people's obnoxious persnalities so much I can only wish them luck in another city a hell of a long way from here.

Vindication today for me!  I have been avenged on 2 fronts!  Viva La Jesse!

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Hot For Teacher
« on: June 30, 2004, 05:06 PM »
2 guys I went to school with were fired or forced to leave/resign from their positions at my local High School (where we all went to school that is) because of relations with students.

Both deserved what they got, and probably more, and this woman deserves some punishment, preferably jailtime under statutory rape laws.  She's been arrested and is being charged in 2 separate places.  The double-standard may only be in public opinion, not in the eyes of the law.

My other point I wanted to make...

Wanna bet she gets a Playboy contract?

Well of the Souls / Re: 12" Indiana Jones!
« on: June 30, 2004, 02:26 PM »
With the right fixins, and possibly a new head (can't make out what it looks like, b ut the other Indy toys are fairly generic I know), it may make a nice custom...

I've seen people do wonders with Hasbro 12" SW figures and a Dragon body, and a head or headcast from a decent toy line of the same actor (Like Matt mentioned the cast of Harrison's McCoy likeness).

Of course, I think you can order the parts you want that are almost as good as Toys McCoys from some of the custom "Joe" shops if you looked around...  Cotswold used to have that crap I thought?

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Barbie is NOT Single
« on: June 30, 2004, 02:20 PM »
Barbie was a teacher...  Hmmm

I'm seeing some ties here.  

I could see her picking up her Aussie bo Greg(g) in a pink bug convertible.


Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Spider-Man 2!
« on: June 30, 2004, 02:18 PM »
Catch it on the weekend perhaps, or next week...  My woman is vacationing, and I'm flat broke anyway.

I'm hearing nothing but praise for this too, and everyone's saying it blows the first away even.  That's a rarity unto itself it seems.

My buddy's a Spidey nut...  He must be dying to see this right now.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Barbie is NOT Single
« on: June 30, 2004, 02:13 PM »
To an Aussie too?

I wonder if his name's Greg(g)?

Oh, I keed...  I keed...

Seriously though...  ***cough********cough***

And she's still gettin' a little side action from G.I. Joe I hear...  I mean, everyone saw her leave in that car with him in that commercial from a while back...  I think we know what's up.


BTW, if anyone wants to photoshop this, please do.  I need a good laugh.

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