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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: What's spinning?
« on: September 25, 2009, 05:44 PM »
I was gonna wait til Christams for "Back Spacer" but you guys are making me think maybe I better get it now.

On a different note. I don't know if there are any other Snow Patrol fans on jd, but on my way home the DJ on the radio said, "We had Snow Patrol on the other day and they said their fans that have been with them for a while need to be ready for their new album to sound different because it was time for them to grow as a band." Then they played ther new song.

I hope I just was caught off guard in this case, but note to ALL bands. There is a huge difference between growing as a band and selling out. NOT THE SAME THING!!!!!!!!!!!!

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He pretty cool, kind of a cross between Maximillion from The Black Hole and Gort from The Day the Earth Stood Still.

Thank you. I knew there was something familiar about the design.

In the recent past and near future we've gotten: Power Rangers, Friday the 13th, Terminator, and Day the Earth Stood Still crossover stuff in the SW line.

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Site Feedback, Suggestions, and Help / Re: Sluggish JD
« on: September 24, 2009, 06:20 PM »
I may be filing a civil claim against jd for mental anguish because I had to be at work today without being able to spend much time on this site.

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Site Feedback, Suggestions, and Help / Re: Hey, the clock's fast.
« on: September 24, 2009, 08:08 AM »
Is Eastern time the default time on here normally? i.e. if you're just here as a "guest".

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I can't wait for that YVH droid. Awesome. Awesome. Awesome.

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The Legacy Collection '08-'10 / Re: 2008/2009 Evolutions Sets
« on: September 24, 2009, 09:24 AM »
Yeah where would Star Wars be if all of us nerds weren't picking at all the little details.  ;)

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The Legacy Collection '08-'10 / Re: Legacy Wave 8 - The Phantom Menace
« on: September 23, 2009, 06:49 PM »
Found Rum Sleg today to finish off this wave. I think I can see why he seems to be flying off the peg. Even though he is a background character, there is something cool about the Jason Vorhees/Star Wars crossover it seems to be.

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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« on: September 23, 2009, 02:47 PM »
Another one I'm sitting on the fence regarding buying or not. It's a pretty droid, but $35 pretty? Hrm...  :-\

I think my hard sell is the fact I picked up two BMF's last Jan at Target for $35, albeit on clearance but... I might stay on the fence unless I see this going somewhere, but as of now a few stores have sold a couple each and the rest are sitting.

I still think you just need to go back one page in this thread and look at those pics and you will be more than willing to shell out $35 for the Oct Droid.

I also got my BMF for $35, but it is a totally different scenario when you get something at final clearance price.

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What's truly mind blowing is the price some of these figures are selling for alone on eBay. I mean I saw a Wedge that ended at $61!!!  :o


That's outrageous. Maybe if you are high on crack when you are buying stuff on ebay that kind of thing happens.

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Where'd you find it Jason?  Just wondering what stores I should be looking at.

Not sure about your area, but this wave has been most plentiful at Target stores around Minneapolis.  Good luck!

Except for the ones we visit, Justin.  >:(

I'm thinking "plentiful" is a little bit strong of a word.

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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: CW Y-Wing Starfighter
« on: September 23, 2009, 08:04 AM »
Still haven't seen this one and I'm thinking it could be a while. The Shadow ARC is collecting dust at every big box store around here (and we have many). I'm really curious to see what XMas brings this year. Usually XMas brings out the parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles who clean shelves of whatever is on it. Though with so many people just struggling to makes ends meet will the same happene again this year?

I think it's the only way, short of clearances, to get the Shadow ARC off shelves.

I worked for Target for years and can't think of more than a couple instances where Target will put a specific item from an assortment on clearance. Because they put DPCIs on clearance not the specific item which would mean the Y Wing would be marked down too. And they can't change the DPCI since they come in the same assortment.

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JD Sports Forum! / Re: NFL Regular Season 2009
« on: September 22, 2009, 10:21 AM »
The Dolphins run the Wild Cat well and shouldn't stop running it, but man do I hate watching it. It's not even NFL football. It's like watching a college team play an NFL team.

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The Legacy Collection '08-'10 / Re: Recent Legacy Purchases
« on: September 18, 2009, 06:36 PM »
TRU came through again this week as I found one Geonosis Assault BP. I found and received too much crap this week to really enjoys it. While I am thankful I am finding everything I want I really hate the onslaught of releases after the long drought.

How did I miss this drought you speak of?

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The Legacy Collection '08-'10 / Re: Legacy Collection Battle Packs
« on: September 18, 2009, 03:42 PM »
I remember in 2002 when I complained about the mini turrets how I was ridiculed by people for it, and I got the "you should just be happy they're making these for our gunships at all" speech...  Kind of funny how times change and whatnot.

Is there an implied "I told ya so" in there? Because I think the statute of limitations for "I told ya so" is only five years so you missed it by two.  ;)

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Official Movie Thread
« on: September 18, 2009, 01:24 PM »
You'd think with Megan Fox's new found stardom from Transformers that she'd get something better than "Jennifer's Body". That looks like it could be one of the worst movies ever.

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