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JD Sports Forum! / Re: NFL Regular Season 2008
« on: November 17, 2008, 11:13 PM »
Some great games again yesterday:

Giants: to beat in the NFC?  I'm a huge Giants fan so I may be a bit biased, but historically they don't even make the playoffs after winning the Superbowl so I'm stoked they are doing so well!

Denver vs Atlanta -- good game for the Broncos...not perfect but the San Diego loss puts them well up in the AFC West.  I'll be a bit surprised if they do not make the playoffs.

Steelers vs Chargers -- WTF?  Definitely an exciting game.

Cowboys vs Redskins -- good game and Romo did well after being gone the past few weeks.  It will be interesting on how much his broken pinky is a factor.  I'm glad they won because it widens the Giants' lead in the NFC East. 

Also, is it me or is no one making that big a deal that the Titans are 10-0?  I'm glad because I've always liked Kerry Collins and to see a team he's on succeed is pretty cool.  I just remember last year when the Pats were what everyone's talking about.

You missed the best game from Sunday: Packers 37 - 3 over the Bears after Chicago had won 5 of the last 6.  Pretty nice day for the Green and Gold faithful.  ;D

What do people think about the No Touchdown - Touchdown! - Wait, not a Touchdown call at the end of the Steelers game?  I heard ont he radio today that the NFL now admits it should have been a TD, but they won't score it that way.  Apparently that call decided over $100 million in legal sports bets, since that was the difference between the Steelers making or not making the spread.  I lost a fantasy game because of it, but oh well.

Here are my wants in case my secret santa is looking:

   1x Loose Toy Fair Silver Vader
   1x Mexican Exclusive Luke & Yoda 2 Pack

2008 Legacy Basic Figs
1x Commander Faie
1x Han Solo in Stormtrooper disguise
1x Spacetrooper
1x Jawa with WED droid
1x Obi-Wan Kenobi
1x Brainiac
1x Wioslea
1x Trinto Duaba & Dice Ibegon

2008 Legacy Comic Packs
1x Shadows of the Empire #5 with Princess Leia and Prince Xizor
1x Heir to the Empire #1 with Grand Admiral Thrawn and Talon Karrde
2x Empire #1 with Darth Vader and Admiral Trachta
1x Infinities ROTJ #3/4 with Darth Vader (White) and Princess Leia (Sniper)
2x Dark Empire II #1 with Clone Emperor and Luke Skywalker
2x X-Wing Rogue Squadron #32 with Borsk Fey'la and Wedge Antilles (Academy Outfit)
2x Rebellion #3 with Luke Skywalker and Deena (Stealth Armor)
2x Republic #82 with Commander Faie and Quinlan Vos
2x Outlander #TBD with Ki-Adi Mundi and Sharad Hett

   1x R2-D2 #4
   1x Obi-Wan Kenobi #5 or Mace Windu #6

   1x Jawa 2-Pack (MOMC)
   1x Sandcrawler (Loose or Boxed, with or without figs)

   1x #47 Meena Tills (White Face Paint Variation)

*** STAR WARS SAGA (2004 Blue Cards) ***
   1x McQuarrie concept Stormtrooper with Saber positioned over his head MOMC

*** EPISODE I (Red Cards) ***
   1x Ric Ole (Completely Filled in Left Hand) - Loose is okay

   - Yoda's Cane (No repro)
   - Blue Snaggletooth
   - Warok's Bow (No repro)
   - A-Wing Pilot Gun
   - 12" Figures and weapons - Obi-Wan, Luke, Vader's Saber, R2 With DS Plans

   - S1:   Stealth Iron Man Variant (Loose)
   - S1:   Gold Iron Man Variant (Loose)
   - S7:   Phasing Vision Variant (Loose)
   - S7:   Hawkeye
   - Wal-Mart Excluisve BAF Ares (Just need Ares, not the other figs)

   - G1 Blaster with working tape deck and gun
   - G1 Cassette Tapes with Accessories (Frenzy, Rumble, Birds,
      Ravage, Ratbat, Autobots, etc)
   - G1 Shockwave (working electronics)
   - Masterpiece Skywarp, Thundercracker, Megatron

------------------------------I'll try to add more during the week---------------------------

The Legacy Collection / Re: TRU Exclusive Battlefront 2 Multipacks
« on: November 16, 2008, 01:50 AM »
Personally, I love the droid sets. But then again, I got my four sets at $12 ish apiece. At $40, I think I'd have passed. In any case, I'm passing on these reissues... I have all I need for each set, and they're way overpriced.

How did you get 4 sets at $12 each!?

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: CW "AT-TE Assault Squad" Battle Pack
« on: November 16, 2008, 01:48 AM »
Wow, they are not shy about packing in weapons these days.  Looks like a cool set!

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Terminator the Series
« on: November 14, 2008, 10:52 PM »
I have a bad feeling about this. Can they count DVR recordings & if so do they count towards ratings?

DVR Recording is tracked by Nielsen Media, but isn't always given the same consideration as regular viewing from what I understand.  I think the jury is still out as to whether people skip over ads with their DVRs.  If they do, then the households viewing are potentially worth less because the shows make their money via advertising and advertisers don't want to pay for shows where the commercials are being skipped.

Feedback / Re: Jeff's (pka Nataku) feedback
« on: November 13, 2008, 10:12 PM »
Thanks for the extra $5 Kubrick's last night Jeff!

Feedback / Re: JediMoses' feedback
« on: November 13, 2008, 10:11 PM »
Thanks for setting me up with a set of WM TFU 3-Packs Matt! 

That sucks...  It's not bad enough that distribution overseas is crummy anyway but then to get shafted on quality figures?  That's just weak on Hasbro's part.

On the other hand, it's nice that 95% of what we received here is being offered to the international public, seeing as how a lot of stuff just isn't available at all.

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.

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.

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

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. 

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

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:


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

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Star Trek
« 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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