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JD Sports Forum! / Re: JD Fantasy Football 2008
« on: October 12, 2008, 11:35 PM »
Another ugly week for me.  Thought I might get a garbage TD from R. Moss at the end there, but he officially sucks.  Scott, let me know what kind of light beer you Mankato kids like to drink.   ;)

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Target Exclusive Clone Wars Battle Packs
« on: October 12, 2008, 09:38 AM »
What ever happened with these?

They never came into stock at my local Target stores. Are they online exclusives and I just missed them?

They're just not out at retail yet.   ;)

New Hasbro Toy Shop coupon code- FALL20 for 20% off purchase.

Anyone know when this expires?

No idea, but it worked for me about a week or so ago. 

Just a follow-up for people to watch out using this code.  I ordered 2 Legends figures ($6.99) and a Legacy figure ($7.99), then used the code.  To my surprise, I got 20% off and free shipping, so order came to $18 and change.   ;D

My order came a few days ago and figs were minty, but here's the catch - despite an email confirmation, the invoice with my package showed that they charged me $23 and change.   >:(  Not sure how they think that's remotely acceptible - I've received no other communication that my order price should be different.  I wrote them a scathing email about it, so we'll see what happens.

Point is - if you use this code, be sure to check your hard copy invoice to make sure they didn't jack your price back up.

I have 2x spares of Republic Commando and Wookie Warrior and 1x of the Lando & Stormtrooper and 1x of the Dooku and Anakin.  Willing to break up the set - Looking for $14 each (cost) and shipping if anyone still needs them!


The Legacy Collection / Re: Wal-Mart Green Leader A-Wing Starfighter
« on: October 11, 2008, 09:06 PM »
Finally found one of these today and I have to admit it is pretty sweet.  I love the new pack-in pilots on these - light years ahead of the generic stuff we used to get with ships.

Put me down in the Hate This Idea group.  Its creative, but in a galaxy with millions or billions of ships, having Anakin own the same ship as Lando/Han doesn't make any sense.  I know Anakin is good at tweaking ship, so it might make sense from that perspective, but there are too many other flaws in it for me.

#1 I always got the sense that Han and Lando made the modifications to make the ship faster and more maneauverable.  If it was Anakin, then hat just further dilutes the character and use of anyone who's not a Jedi in the SW universe.

#2 Anakin seems to prefer fast, sleek, 1-man fighters.  It doesn't seem like a bulky, "ugly" freighter would be his vehicle of choice.

#3 Its bad enough that Vader doesn't recognize threepio.  He certainly would have recognized "his ship" aiding in the destruction of the first Death Star.  Not having any reaction to the ship in the movies if he truly owned it or had anything to do with it before is a problem.

$90 = no thanks.   >:(

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Quote Your Fellow Posters Out Of Context!
« on: October 10, 2008, 07:51 AM »
I'm not a fan of bouncing boobies on this site but I'll jive on this one...

I wonder if that little handle at the top of the gun moves

You must be an a$$ man.  :P

Wait, do you mean an "a$$-man" or " a$$, man?"


The Bullpen / Marvel Universe
« on: October 8, 2008, 07:52 AM »
I can send you my extra arm from the Human Torch.  Shoot me your address and it's yours.


Thanks John!  PM sent!

I had the same problem - wouldn't let me send you a response.   :(

I think if the rest of the SW stories weren't there and OTC ws released today, people would have just as much fun with it today, though the following would likely be smaller since there's no "history" to build on.  I have some friends with kids who are now of "star wars age" and really love the movies. 

What bothers me is all of the EU stuff they've put in-between the films.  SOTE was okay, but things like The Force Unleashed, I think, will have a negative impact on the films in the long run.  The TFU premise is really cool - incredibly strong force users pulling star destroyers out of the sky is pretty cool, but it makes the limited force powers in the movies seem a little dull and unexciting IMO. 

The Legacy Collection / Re: Legacy Wave 5 - A New Hope
« on: October 7, 2008, 10:06 PM »
I like that the butt of the rifle is wooden - seems likely that the Empire would utilize wood in their off planet blaster technology.

I have a $10 off any $75 purchase I got a few weeks back, but I haven't pulled the trigger yet.  $35 - like first reported would have been much more manageable (with the $10 off coupon of course) 

This should have been $29.99 or less along with the other battle packs.  I still get pissed every time I hear about this stupid set.

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