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Revenge of the Sith / Re: Wal-Mart "Early Bird" Exclusive
« on: April 2, 2005, 11:43 PM »
So, I'm really not interested in this set I guess.    :-\

I'm not a "one of everything" guy anymore, so I can pass on this and hope that when the new line is launched that I will be able to pick these figures up in a different form (like single carded).  Of course, that strategy could totally back-fire on me and 9 months from now I'll be kicking myself for NOT picking it up...

 ::)

OK, I bought it...  Yeah, despite what I said about not being a "one of everthing" guy anymore, that ******* OCD kicked in again.  :-[

The cashier at Target today said to me as I wheeled up my cart full of 50+ RotS basic figures, "You're buying ALL of these figures?"

My wife (who came along for the ride) said "He's got a disease for these things  ::), " and then the cashier and my wife shared a laugh (at my expense). 

If they only KNEW how right they were.  Maybe I do need to find a 12-step progam for my love of these little plastic figures...  :-\

Anyway, I figure now I've got one if I want it.  I can think it over and if I change my mind over the next few days, I can always sell it here or return it.  ;)

Jeff


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Here's how I faired today...
Guess total = $576.52

Actual Total = $527.44

My total was a bit smaller that I thought -

I saved some on the fact that there were only Figures 1-32 here in MN (that I saw), so it dropped me by 15 figures ($75 or so).  Plus, I got the Target coupon (another $20 savings).

However, I made up part of the the difference by grabbing the Wal-Mart EB Kit...  ::)

I know, I know - I'm a hippocrite because I said I didn't want it but the damn OCD kicked in.  I can always sell it later/return it if I change my mind.  :-\

Jeff

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JD Sports Forum! / Re: MLB Regular Season - 2005
« on: April 2, 2005, 11:01 PM »
Sorry Jeff.  I just think the Twins "magic" is gonna run out.  They've lost some more key people, just like Oakland did last season and their run ended as well.  I just really like what the Tribe has going right now.  I think they could end up being the new Twins. 

Yeah, the scary part is I can see it too... the Indians are a bigger threat this year than they have been in the past 2-3 years.

Better to not believe it and pretend it can't happen since it's only the first month of the season.  I just can't start bad mouthing my boys so early in the year, ya know?   ;)

Go Twins!

Jeff

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Newbies / Re: Thought I'd stop lurking
« on: April 2, 2005, 10:58 PM »
Welcome to JD!

 :)

Jeff

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: Midnight Madness Experiences! Share!
« on: April 2, 2005, 12:42 PM »
Just got back after whirlwind trip aorund the metro

Last night Jeff, Paul and myself went to TRU:

Holo Yoda (we each got 1 and were the last 3 there)
Blue Guard x2

Then we headed to a 24 Hour Wally World (non-tent)

Jeff took pictures of us at the stores, and the 501st was at TRU so we should be able to get some photo evidence

Here we go...












All and all, a pretty good haul for myself!



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The Prequel Trilogy / Re: RotS TV Commercials at the OS!
« on: April 1, 2005, 10:24 PM »
Tragedy

Anakin: "The Jedi turned against me, don't you turn against me..."

Padme: "Anakin, you're breaking my heart"  :'(

I feel so bad for Padme.   :'(

I just know I'm going to cry when Padme... you know. 

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The Prequel Trilogy / RotS TV Commercials at the OS!
« on: April 1, 2005, 09:49 PM »
Check out the 3 new RotS TV Commercials at the Official Site!

Teaser

Tragedy

and

Dark Side Unleashed

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I was fortunate enough to recieve a Target coupon in the mail a couple days ago and I was wondering if it is just good on the C1 & C2 figures or does it also apply to deluxe, unleashed, FB, GH, JF, etc. ?? What are the limits?

No one knows right now, we've been discussing it over in the Target Vader/Coupon Thread.  If there is an answer you'll find it there...


if anyone is going to the Gaithersburgh MD TRU tonite, 355/frederick rd.,
i'll be the guy in the black Hotwheels ball cap! give a shout out if you see me.

If you're trying to organize with other local collectors, you may have more luck posting this in the Store Reports thread where you can start a thread for your home town/state!  ;)

Jeff

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: More Target Exclusives?
« on: April 1, 2005, 08:10 PM »
Took a picture of the Target ad in the local paper today for those that didn't see it...





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Revenge of the Sith / Re: More Target Exclusives?
« on: April 1, 2005, 05:07 PM »
New pics by DarthChuckMc over at RS:

Target Cups with Pics



Yeah, I'll definitely be adding these to my April 2nd loot!

Jeff

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: 2005 Red Metallic Darth Vader @ Target
« on: April 1, 2005, 04:56 PM »
I plan on getting there around 6am ish.

Early enough to get there before teh 6:30am time that seems to be the start time for the tickets to be passed out...

Jeff

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Rebelscum Spam Mail? WTF???
« on: April 1, 2005, 04:52 PM »
You can join the "nice JD guys who got banned" club with me and Dave, who also just like us got banned for simply being JD staff members!

Hey, I resent that!!!  >:(

OK, you're a nice guy... you can be in our club too.  ;)

Jeff

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Rebelscum Spam Mail? WTF???
« on: April 1, 2005, 03:24 PM »
I'm officially banned for doing not one thing wrong.  :)  Classic.

You can join the "nice JD guys who got banned" club with me and Dave, who also just like us got banned for simply being JD staff members!

Jeff

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Celebration III: Indianapolis / Re: Star Wars Celebration 3
« on: April 1, 2005, 02:38 PM »
As for Colman, same room, that's it.  Not sure how well his bulk moves and if I end up sleeping between him and the bathroom, well...

Why do I get a feeling that the sleeping arrangements will end up with you sleeping in the tub and J-MAC sleeping with his head resting on the throne?

Maybe I made a poor choice for roommates?   :-\

Jeff

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: More Target Exclusives?
« on: April 1, 2005, 02:21 PM »
Ooops, sorry about that, you can delete the post if need be.

No harm done...  :)

There is enough confusion with all the exclusves planned right now (thanks Hasbro! ::)), I just wanted to make sure no one was getting further confused is all.

Jeff

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