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Kubricks / Series 4
« on: February 25, 2005, 02:47 PM »
Starting to show up on Japanese e-tailer websites now...

Here's the bigger pic they are using:

Power of the Jedi / Re: favorite POTJ figure
« on: February 25, 2005, 11:11 AM »
My favorite PotJ figure is still Bespin Han. 

Not the best articulation, but it was light years ahead of the PotF2 Bespin Han.  I loved the holster and the sculpt of his coat.  Definately my favorite PotJ figure.


JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL Offseason
« on: February 24, 2005, 04:44 PM »

I guess there are some crazies out there who want to award the Stanley Cup to SOMEONE, even if there is no season or playoffs.  Their plan is to try to get the trustees to award the cup to the best team in Canada, sort of a winner take all between the OHL/IHL/QHL etc.

Pretty funny read if you are interested in reading about Stanley Cup obsessed, beer-swilling, hockey loving Canadians.   :P


Saga '02-'04 / Re: Burger King Glasses Figures!!!!!!
« on: February 24, 2005, 04:21 PM »
But there was lots of talk about the Luke X-Wing Pilot, particularly his head.  Was he a repack too?

I don't have him in front of me, but I believe he was the kit-bash Snowspeeder Luke who was included with the PotJ Snowspeeder...

I'll double-check tonight and let ya know for sure.


Kubricks / Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« on: February 24, 2005, 12:57 PM »
Any Kubricks done up from the Hush series yet?


There have been 6 from the old Batman the Animated Series, 2 from Batman Beyond, 6 from the Batmovies (2 from #1, 4 from #2), and 7 (9 counting variants) from the comics but nothing that was specifically styled on the "Hush" style/artwork.


JD Sports Forum! / Re: NBA 2004/05
« on: February 24, 2005, 12:54 PM »
Word is the only one they are shopping is Sammy C, otherwise its wait and see what happens

There were some more rumblings about the possible J-Kidd deal too this AM, but I think that is more fanboy speculation than serious dealing at this point.

At this point in the year, I sure wouldn't mind Spree/Sammy C for Jason Kidd.   ;)


The Wookiee Arcade / Re: Wow, NEW Star Wars FPS: Republic Commando
« on: February 24, 2005, 12:48 PM »
This game should be out next week (March 1st).

I've downloaded the demo and it has been a BLAST playing through the trandoshan/wookiee mission.  this game is definitely on my "must-have" list, so much fun, so many clones!


Revenge of the Sith / RotS - Collection 2 Figures
« on: February 24, 2005, 11:05 AM »
Hasbro has now posted "close up looks" at some of the collection 2 figures (looks like 11 of the first 12 to me, no Padme). Although not necessarily anything new, always nice to get some official pics of them too.



Kubricks / Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« on: February 24, 2005, 09:11 AM »
Looks like the second Batman Box set is out...

In stock at Action-HQ and starting to pop up on Yahoo Japan/eBay Auction sites...

I think I'll pass on this one since it's all re-paints that I don't need.   :(


Kubricks / Series 4
« on: February 23, 2005, 04:40 PM »
Nice little loose group shot here.

Weird that it cuts off like that...   :-\

That's because the image is composed of 3 separate .gif files.  Here's what it should look like combined:


Other Collectibles / Re: Master Replicas, mini sabers
« on: February 23, 2005, 04:36 PM »
Finally, there isn't ONE Best Buy in the entire Upper Peninsula of Michigan (not to mention other countries) so how the hell am I gonna get that one??  Nice...real nice.   :-X

Considering I live in MN, the home-base of Best Buy and there are literally 11 of them within 15 miles of my house, I can keep my eyes open for this for ya. 

Just drop me a PM whenever it gets closer to release and I'll try to help out on them if I can...  goes for you Canadians too.  ;)


Original Trilogy Collection / Re: VOTC & VPTC
« on: February 23, 2005, 04:05 PM »
Perhaps my biggest fear is that Hasbro'd try and release these on vintage style cardbacks.  Take a black card, slap Attack of the Clones in a classically styled logo and try to market that.  Essentially I'm really worried they're going to end up cheapening the whole vintage concept for the sake of some $$. :-\

This is exactly what they are thinking of doing.

They would take the Vintage style cards and just transpose them into Prequel movies. 

SW Card style = TPM
ESB Card style = AotC
RotJ Card style = RotS

I don't think that they would be dumb enough to try the vPTC on the unique cards from the movies as it would be kinda lame.  I am totally picturing some crass bastardization of the Vintage cards for this line (if and when it does happen).   :-\


Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Simple pleasures
« on: February 23, 2005, 03:50 PM »
Here's another one....

When you open up a 20oz. bottle of Coke that you got for FREE and find another "You win a free 20oz Coke" under the cap.

I am currently on a THREE free Coke streak.   ;D

Buy one --> get one free --> get one free --> get one free --> ?

Here's hoping when I pick up my next Coke, that one is a winner too!


Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Happy Birthday Deanpaul!!
« on: February 23, 2005, 03:46 PM »
Happy B-Day, Deanpaul! 

Hope it is a good one for ya!



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