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Kubricks / Re: Power of the Kubricks!
« on: August 20, 2004, 10:04 AM »
Dale - PM sent!

Scott - What the hell is a be@rbrick?

   31. Wicket

Please don't tell me there are more of those... I assumed that it was one of those Kubrick knock offs like the other 3 4-packs that came out a while back.


Kubricks / Re: Power of the Kubricks!
« on: August 20, 2004, 09:31 AM »
Star Wars Kubrick Checklist

Early Bird set:
   1. Luke Skywalker (Brown hair)
   2. Princess Leia
   3. Chewbacca
   4. R2-D2
Series 1:
   5. Boba Fett (ESB version, with 2 green gauntlets)
   6. IG-88:)
   7. Bossk:)
   8. Dengar
   9. 4-LOM
   10. Zuckuss
Series 2:   
   11. Sandtrooper (Orange pauldron)
   12. Han Solo:)
   13. Indiana Jones (1/48 CHASE)
   14. Cantina Band Member
   15. Obi-Wan Kenobi
   16. Greedo
   17. Tusken Raider
   18. Endor Luke w/Speederbike
   19. Endor Leia
Series 3:   
   20. C-3PO
   21. Han Solo in Carbonite
   22. AT-AT Driver
   23. Jawa
   24. Wickett
   25. Lando Calrissian (ESB)
TRU Boxset 1:
   26. Paploo
   27. Spirit of Obi-Wan
   28. Bespin Han Solo
   29. R2-Q5
   30. R5-D4

OK, I'm NOT gonna worry about chase figures (unless I get lucky), except for Han/Indy because, well, Indy rocks.  That means I won't have to worry about the chase sandtrooper or fetts, and I'll be happy with which ever Cantina Band member I get.  Also, I'm just gonna go loose with these, so I'll rule out any carded figures (unless I get lucky).

That said... 3 down, 27 to go.


Kubricks / Re: Power of the Kubricks!
« on: August 20, 2004, 12:15 AM »
Now I just have to stay focused and make sure that my Kubrick habit doesn't spread any farther than Star Wars...
and I guess DC Comics Batman since I like the look of that box set...
and Movie Batman, since those look cool and fit in above...
and maybe a Mickey Mouse from the Disney Line...
and maybe...?



Kubricks / Re: Power of the Kubricks!
« on: August 20, 2004, 12:01 AM »
C'mon in Jeff!  Nice and cozy in here...   ;)

1.  First off:  I hate you all for showing me the beauty of these little figures.   >:(

2.  My Han is no longer lonely... My first eBay Kubrick purchase - IG-88

3.  Anyone got any extra SW Kubrick to sell?   :-\

Official Kubrick Newbie

NY 7, MN 2
At this point, I'm pissed that we traded Milty for Silva  >:(

MN 8, NY 7

NY 9, MN 8

but then,
MN 10, NY 9
So, I turn off the TV contented to leave the game in Nathan's hands.

NY 13, MN 10


Kubricks / Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« on: August 19, 2004, 04:02 PM »

Now I'm getting sucked in...

It started just a few days ago with the LotR MiniMates.

Then, last night I picked up a DC Direct Kubrick set.  Now, I'm drooling over the Batman Movie Kubricks.

To top it all off, my Han Solo Kubrick is feeling pretty lonely right now.  For the love of my sanity, NO ONE offer me a Kubrick Early Bird Set with Luke/Leia/R2/Chewy or my OCD will kick-in and I'l have an Army by the weekend.   :-\


Got my Mantis today...

Sweet.  Nice to finally have these figures to fill out my Cantina scene(s)!

Found a nice one with really good packaging and paint job.  Wuhers lips almost look normal.   :P


Original Trilogy Collection / Re: Naboo Wave
« on: August 19, 2004, 12:19 AM »
OR, Version #2!

3x Rabe
2x Padme
2x PAblo Jill
3x Yarua
2x Sly Moore

Yep, TWO different case mixes!


Saga '02-'04 / Re: holy crap!!
« on: August 18, 2004, 02:57 PM »
Luckily, Jeff helped me out with the Han and Madine

I happened across the Saga End wave twice, as well as pre-ordering the case from NewForce.  Found a total of 4 Hans, 4 Madines, and 2 Lando.   That was it, and they all hit in the same week.

Looking back, I guess I was extremely lucky find as many as I did... and Brian was lucky I grabbed the extras that I did see.  ;)


Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Survivor 9: Vanuatu
« on: August 17, 2004, 04:25 PM »
Here's a little-known fact about me.

I haver never watched an episode of Survivor.  Ever.  Not even the first year with the naked guy running around.  In fact, I couldn't even tell you what day it is on (Wednesday?).  I'm not even sure why.  I guess it's just because I used to work nights and never got into it.  

And, for whatever reason, it just doesn't appeal to me to start now.  I know it's silly and that it's not like you need to to have watched from the start to "follow" the story (like with Alias or X-Files).  It's just that for what ever reason, it seems to me like I'm "jumping on the bandwagon" if I start watching it now, so I just don't watch it.

So, I guess, in summary, it is safe to say that I will NOT win any Survivor related game.



Original Trilogy Collection / Re: OTC Floor Display
« on: August 17, 2004, 04:02 PM »
Just noticed that these "Floor Displays" were in-stock and shipping.

Jared, did you pick yours up yet?  Worth it or not?


Watto's Junk Yard / Re: jjks = Home Schooled :mad:?
« on: August 17, 2004, 11:01 AM »
For instance

Check out these legendary CSW/RS members

Aunt Beru
Jango Fett
Count Dooku
James Bond
General Grievous
As A Sum Evoli

Weird huh?  Wonder how many recent ones he has?

I think my favorite is IG_88.

From IG_88's profile:
Occupation: Food tester   
Hobbies:      food   
Location:     France   

What a dillhole...


Star Wars Action Figures / Re: Nataku's X-Wing Mechanic
« on: August 16, 2004, 11:26 PM »
That's funny Jeff.  Good use of some of the more complex fodder to use up.  Fat guys just rarely translate to good fodder.

The only thing I'd do is change up his pants to match...  maybe shave off that front thing (sash thingie) and make him wearing those big Joey Buttafuoco pants or something.   ;D  Dunno why but that makes me laugh out loud.

One of the things I am planning on doing is re-painting the lower body.  I was thinking of keeping the sash, but giving it more of an "oily-rag" look.  As for the LOL part, well we've got to have some funny unique customs in our collections or it'd just get boring ;)


I guess there is an additional positive for this cantina set #1 being released:
Now you complete-ists can pick up your Saga Carded Set... cheaper!

I've noticed that with the confirmation of Cantina Scene #1 box sets hitting stores, the eBay price of the Saga carded versions are dropping from $150 to as low as $35!

$35 BIN Kitik


Original Trilogy Collection / Re: VOTC/OTC Purchases
« on: August 16, 2004, 09:16 PM »
I have not found a carded "handstand" Luke yet either, Dave.  :(

BUT, I did grab OTC Jawas, Snowtrooper and Tusken Raider repacks at Target tonight!

In fact I scooped up an extra Jawa/Tusken/Snowtrooper for those interested...
edit: sold already! - Jeff

So, now I'm set with OTC #1-28, and I'll have all 6 of the currently shipping vOTC (luke, leia, han, ben, vader, yoda) by Friday!  :)


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