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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Terminator the Series
« on: November 13, 2008, 07:32 AM »
I wouldn't say competition doesn't matter - I think we've all seen good shows cancelled when they can't get the ratings they need because they're going up against something more popular on another channel.  Timeslot is obviously another consideration, but if there is a supposed "geek" audience on Friday night and a vacuum of anything good to watch on Sci-Fi, then it might do quite well.  I think there are also much higher expectations for network shows versus cable shows.

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The Legacy Collection / Re: Recent Legacy Purchases
« on: November 13, 2008, 07:23 AM »
Found a lone Star Corps Trooper at Target last night - no sign of the rest of the wave.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Official Movie Thread
« on: November 12, 2008, 02:43 PM »
I cannot wait for this movie!!!

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Kubricks / Re: Recent Acquisitions
« on: November 12, 2008, 02:39 PM »
I don't think he said it was a fake, but said that even if it was a fake, $10 is a good price for a carded Kubrick.


Greedo can be had for $10-$25 loose so getting him new on a card for that same price range isn't bad at all (in my opinion).

Exactly.  I don't think its a fake/custom, but $10 custom carded would even be a good deal IMO.  Only crappy part is that he has to pay $20 shipping from overseas. 

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Should we post wish lists here or link to some other thread?

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Terminator the Series
« on: November 12, 2008, 11:33 AM »
Well I guess later in the week it shall be starting in February, still think Wednesday next to Night Rider would have been better to get that garbage of the air. 

Sarah Connor to Jump Nights in Early '09

So anyone still watching this, getting pretty good IMO.

Oh well, it was good for two seasons.  You could almost guarentee this this show will not last past this season with a shift to Friday.  Fox shifts shows to Friday to kill them off by saying they have low ratings.  Of course, most people go out on Fridays.  Maybe with the poor economy people will stay home and watch.  However, Fox isn't looking at the geek factor.  Sci-Fi channel already has established a geek following for original programming on Friday nights.

Friday wouldn't be my first pick, but might be just fine depending on the timing.  If there is a geek following on Friday nights, then this would actually be a smart move to capture that crowd.  I don't get the Sci-Fi channel anymore, but it's been a very long time since they had good Friday night programming outside of Battlestar IMO.  Maybe the schedule will improve by the time the switch is made, but the Friday night lineup this week is below:

07:00 PM STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION THE ENSIGNS OF COMMAND   
08:00 PM STARGATE ATLANTIS (SEASON 5) THE PRODIGAL   
09:00 PM STARGATE ATLANTIS (SEASON 5) REMNANTS   
10:00 PM SANCTUARY THE FIVE   

Doesn't look like anything Termy couldn't beat the tar out of.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Star Trek XI
« on: November 12, 2008, 11:24 AM »
I think it looks good.  I've personally not really enjoyed a Star Trek movie since Kahn, so hopefully this reboot will be more like the newer Batman movies and less like the newer Superman movie.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: X-Men/Wolverine Movies
« on: November 12, 2008, 11:22 AM »
I don't know if I can get behind a Magneto flick. If they can get the original actors of the people they plan on having reprise their roles, I can be OK with that. Otherwise, take a hike, Magneto. I got a whole fridge full of you punks.

Kevin

Seriously?   If the movie is set several decades in the past, Pat and Ian would look a little too old for the parts, don't you think?

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The Legacy Collection / Re: The Big Vehicles - Did You Buy Them?
« on: November 12, 2008, 11:12 AM »
Picking up my Falcon from a friend who no longer wants his tonight!   ;D

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Office
« on: November 12, 2008, 11:02 AM »
That's pretty funny.  If anything, I'd get the "Michael Scott's Dunder Mifflin Scranton Meredith Palmer Memorial Celebrity Rabies Awareness Pro-Am Fun Run For The Cure Water Bottle."   ;D

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« on: November 12, 2008, 10:58 AM »
Just finished Inferno and I'm moving on to Fury:



Inferno was my favorite of the series so far...

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JD Sports Forum! / Re: NFL Regular Season 2008
« on: November 12, 2008, 10:54 AM »
You can send the Bucs stats too - 3-0 this year with Brian Griese.   :D

Cripes, you could even add the Vikings to that list.   :P

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Other Toy Lines / Re: Transformers
« on: November 12, 2008, 10:53 AM »
Anyone going for the Muggs?  Soundwave looks beyond awesome, but I'm going to have to resist as I don't want to go backwards with SW and forward with GI Joe.

Maybe I can sell my lame-o Masterpiece Megatron to buy that Grimlock.

He's not that bad - especially with his upgrade kit.

That soundwave does look sweet, but I just don't have room for the Muggs on top of everything else.   :-\

If a certain someone's looking to sell their MP Megatron, send a PM my way.   ;)

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Kubricks / Re: Recent Acquisitions
« on: November 12, 2008, 10:46 AM »
I don't collect the carded ones, but I think $10 for a carded anything Kubrick is a good deal, even if it's a fake!

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