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I think it just boils down to a wide range of tastes...  There's a ton of people at other sites that are all jazzed about EU stuff, old EU that is, but 'round these parts we are pretty old school (Face it, most of us are old farts now), and so we gravitate to the old stuff.  While some hate to believe it though, there is a generation that grew up with the PT that have their place too, and I think the EU would resonate with them more, and thus we're seeing what we're seeing.

I like when smarter people than me say things that I want to say.

The Force Awakens / Re: TFA 3.75" Jungle/Space/Snow/Desert Line
« on: July 18, 2016, 11:36 AM »
Unmasked Kylo Ren........ I heard a few rumors that Hasbro had produced that..............

The Force Awakens / Re: TFA Takodana Encounter Battle Pack
« on: July 15, 2016, 01:50 PM »
These fly off the shelves at the Target near my house.

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Recent Clone Wars Finds/Purchases
« on: June 27, 2016, 05:28 PM »
FINALLY picked up Ahsoka CW44. She comes with two hilts and two lightsabers that aren't original to her, but for $50 I was happy to have her finally. I can't believe what she sells for carded.

Kubricks / Re: Recent Acquisitions
« on: June 22, 2016, 03:47 PM »
Anybody know what a "fair" price on an AT-ST would be?

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL 2015 - 2016
« on: June 13, 2016, 03:10 PM »
I think Murray will be a really good goalie but Fleury is better.  Just injured at a terrible time and no time to knock the rust off.  I hope they don't trade him but I hear his agent is irate.  Not worried about it at the moment.  :)

Drew Bledsoe got hurt at a bad time................

I love me some goalies and so I love the Murray story. I hope he continues on as the starter and excels.

I of course say this with no skin in the game for the Penguins so my opinion is pretty worthless.

I just bought a Asty for $27 on ebay. Hux is as low as $35. I'll wait a bit more on him at this point.

I'd rather go that route than get stuck with 4 figs I don't want.

Vintage Kenner / Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« on: May 20, 2016, 12:03 PM »
What makes the UZAY Snowtrooper different from the Kenner (aside from the packaging, of course)?

The most obvious difference is the "cod piece" is black and then the "groin" is white as opposed to the opposite on the Kenner version.

And when I said "thrilled to add THIS", I really just meant any bootleg figure produced by SB Products in the 80s.

Vintage Kenner / Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« on: May 19, 2016, 06:03 PM »
I'm no expert so I wouldn't bet my life on it's authenticity, but I do trust the person it's from.

Cardback, bubble, skirt all repros. Blaster is vintage Kenner.

Figure is authentic vintage Uzay. Someone colored/painted the shoulders and boots which is wearing off now. But I'm thrilled to add this to my collection finally.

Thanks Pete!

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL 2015 - 2016
« on: May 11, 2016, 12:24 PM »
I'd buy all that if Washington (and Ovechkin) didn't crap out year after year.

I'm an Ovechkin fan and it's hard to watch teams/guys play who in my book don't seem to have that boot on the throat/killer/win when it counts mentalilty.

And sadly I think that's Alex.

McMetal you'd know better than me, but that's how I feel.

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL 2015 - 2016
« on: May 11, 2016, 06:42 AM »
I wish someone would explain to the Capitals that the postseason is when you want to play good hockey. The Stanley Cup is the big trophy not the President's Trophy.

The Force Awakens / Re: TFA Takodana Encounter Battle Pack
« on: May 3, 2016, 07:03 PM »
Before I give Rey and Finn to my son and sell BB8, can anyone verify how exactly the same these are to their original release?

The Force Awakens / Re: TFA Takodana Encounter Battle Pack
« on: May 3, 2016, 06:20 PM »
Target near me had the aisle revision done and these waiting on the shelf this afternoon.

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