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Celebration III: Indianapolis / Re: Star Wars Celebration 3
« on: March 18, 2005, 05:56 PM »
Just a reminder since the passes are shipping now...


So, those of us who ARE in the Fan Club can try to help some of those who are NOT in the Fan Club with the passes.

Good thinking Jeff.  I was starting to get a little bummed that a few of our pals (and roommates) might get stuck in an entirely seperate line.  It's gonna be tough enough spending a couple hours in line to get in, so the more, the merrier!

Those of you who get the Fan Club "Friends and Family" tickets and don't need them, please donate them to the JD.com "Help a Brother Out" foundation.  Either myself or J-MAC will gladly accept your buddy tickets to re-distribute to the JD.com faithful. 

So, send me (or JediMAC) a PM if you are:

A.  interested in giving up your extra "Friends and Family" tickets to JD.com
or
B.  interested in receiving Fan Club "Friends and Family" tickets from a JD member

Thanks!

Jeff

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: Who's First?
« on: March 18, 2005, 03:28 PM »
I'm going to open them numerically, starting with III-1 Anakin Skywalker.  I'll work my way up from there...

;)

Jeff

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The Prequel Trilogy / Re: ROTS Picture Thread
« on: March 18, 2005, 03:22 PM »
Some one please post a warning if you come across a picture of Greivous unmasked cause it's one picture I want to remain unspoiled about.

For Kevin:

SPOILER - GRIEVOUS UNMASKED!!! - SPOILER
DO NOT CLICKY UNLESS YOU WANT TO BE SPOILED!!!
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Come on, clicky it, you know you want to...

Jeff

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: Good Luck MOMC Collectors
« on: March 18, 2005, 03:12 PM »
Ew, that is one ugly case. 

Trying to take something that is smooth and rounded and forcing into a rectangular case?  Just looks icky to me. 

I hope that someone else comes up with a better design...  :-\

Jeff

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JD Sports Forum! / Re: NBA 2004/05
« on: March 18, 2005, 03:10 PM »
Yeah, Denver is 9-1 in their last 10 games!  :o

If they keep playing like that both the LAkers and the Wolves will have trouble catching them.

Even the Griz at #7 have been playing agrweat and winning lately...

Jeff

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JD Sports Forum! / Re: March Madness - 2005
« on: March 18, 2005, 03:07 PM »
...Just glad UCLA snuck in there.  Backed in there, more like.  We get Bobby Knight and Texas Tech in the first round, but if we get past them, we're looking at Gonzaga.  Crossing fingers...

Yeah, so that worked out real well...   >:(

Yeah, thanks a lot.   >:(

It was only because of you I picked them in the first round, giving your team a positive buzz.  At least I had them losing to Gonzaga, so it didn't screw me up too much...

Jeff

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Other Collectibles / Re: Playskool's Jedi Force Line
« on: March 18, 2005, 11:17 AM »
Found the new Yoda and Anakin at Target again last night (saw it Wednesday during lunch too).

Ended up picking up Yoda for the nephew.  We've already given him Luke (B-Day), the Droids (Christmas), and Vader (for fun) so far, so Yoda will make a nice little Easter gift for him.

;)

Jeff

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: 2005 Red Metallic Darth Vader @ Target
« on: March 18, 2005, 10:49 AM »
I've heard a few things back from Target regarding the $1 off coupons...


#1 - Coupons will be sent in the mail, not the paper.

#2 - Target got a copy of the mailing list from SW.com.  If you live within 10 miles of a Target Store AND you are member of Hyperspace, you should get the coupon.

#3 - If you have a Target credit card and have used it to purchase SW stuff in the past, you should get a coupon.

#4 - If you have been identified as a "loyal" Target shopper, you should get a coupon.  (You would know if you are, because you would already be receiving the monthly coupon mailers from Target).


Now, a few clarifications -

These rules are NOT a guarantee you will get the coupon, just the guidelines they used when they were deciding who would get them. 

Target has a set number of coupons going out in each market.  As they are in the business of making money, they only made as many coupons as they could "reasonably" handle.  What this means is that even though you may meet the above guidelines, you still may not get the coupon.  They are sending out coupons to the first xxx number of people who meet the requirements, not everyone who meets the requirements.

I have a feeling that this whole "coupon" thing will make people even MORE upset with Target when people begin to realize that they are not going to be as widely distributed as everyone is hoping and people start to realize how unfair it is that Joe Schmoe got $1 off all his figures and they didn't...  :-\

And I'll add that at this point,  there is NOTHING you can do to increase your chances of getting one.  The coupons are all printed and in the process of being mailed, so don't believe other sites when they tell you "this is what you need to do to get the coupon." 

The coupons should be going out in the mail VERY soon, they are timed to be in your mail box sometime next week (most likely at the end of the week Fr/Sat) so they arrive approx 1 week prior to April 2nd.

Jeff

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JD Sports Forum! / Re: March Madness - 2005
« on: March 18, 2005, 10:20 AM »
After Day 1:

Correct:
Illinois
Nevada
Boston College
UAB
Arizona
Washington
Gonzaga
West Virginia
Wake Forest
Utah
Oklahoma
Kentucky

Wrong
Alabama (lost to WI-Mil)
Pittsburg (lost to Pacific)
UCLA (lost to Texas Tech)
Iowa (lost to Cincinatti)

12-4 the first day, not too bad. 

The best part was that all of the losers I picked to win in the first round, I picked to lose in the second round, so my bracket isn't screwed yet...  :)

Jeff

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Gentle Giant / Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« on: March 17, 2005, 11:47 PM »
So, 2500 busts / 4 days of C3 = 625 per day?

 :o

Better bring my lucky underpants along...

Jeff

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For those that may have missed it on the main page last week, we've updated the JediDefender Image Database with some fantastic high-res loose and packaged photos of the Vintage Original Trilogy Collection figures.  Click on a figure below to access the Image Database Entry for that figure!





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Gentle Giant / Re: Gentle Giant Busts
« on: March 17, 2005, 02:14 PM »
No pics from anyone?

How's this for starters:

Gentle Giant C3 Exclusive:



ANH Han Solo:

 

This may be the first GG bust I actually buy (if I'm lucky enough to pick one up while I'm at C3 that is  :-\).

Jeff

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I'll stand in line for the GG Sandtrooper with ya... or at least pick up a lottery ticket (since that seems to be the way they do things at GG, right?).

Jeff

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: What's spinning?
« on: March 17, 2005, 10:39 AM »


"On a warm summers evening
on a train bound for nowhere
I met up with the Gambler
we were both too tired to sleep
so we took turns a-starin'
out the window at the darkness
'til boredom overtook us
and he began to speak..."

I gotta go get me some fried chicken... :P

Jeff

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Kubricks / Series 4
« on: March 17, 2005, 12:29 AM »
I guess I'll see what I think of the 3 Kubricks I bought from Jeff once they get here before I decide how far I'm willing to go with this...

If you like them, you're more than welcome to buy into my Master Case, Jess!

Drop me a PM and I can give ya the details if you're interested...

Jeff

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