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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: What's spinning?
« on: December 8, 2003, 07:48 PM »
James, Getting Away With It... Live.  A great parting shot from a truly underrated and underappreciated band.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« on: December 6, 2003, 04:10 AM »
Right now I'm reading:

The Starry Rift by James R. Tripptree

Lucky Starr & The Rings of Saturn by Asimov, which is so bad it's good

Mailman by J. Robert Lennon

Weapons & Warfare LOTR.


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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Top 5 Hotties
« on: December 6, 2003, 02:10 AM »
Dee Snider.  That's who I was thinking of.  

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Saga '02-'04 / Re: Wish Lists Time!!!
« on: December 6, 2003, 12:25 AM »
I thought since in another thread I was wondering how much there is left to do, I'd bring this one back to see what people are looking forward to in the future.  Many of the figs on the lists above have been made since, very encouraging.  Here's my wish list:

   Dorme
   Obi Wan Robes
   Anakin Robes
   Mace Robes
   Mace Windu “This Party’s Over”
   Pablo Jill Jedi
   Bultar Swann Jedi
   Nick Gillard Arena Jedi
   Sly Moore
   Padme Naboo Picnic
   Padme Naboo Arrival (Gold crown)
   Barada Jedi
   Roth Del Masona
   OOM-9 Arena Battle Droid
   Padme Senator
   Anakin Arena w/ cuffs
   Random Jedi w/ 2 lightsabers
   Clone Pink Pajamas
   Owen
   Beru
   Jocasta Nu w/ Dooku bust.
   Wedge Snowspeeder Flight Suit
   Wedge Rogue Leader
   Major Derlin
   Toryn Farr w/ Tactical station
   Luke Medical Fatigues (coming?)
   Luke Snowspeeder Flight Suit
   Luke Endor Chase
   Luke Dagobah (coming?)
   Yoda Dagobah
   Han Solo Hoth (lots of articulation)
   Han Torture Rack
   Leia Endor Chase
   Leia Boushh Disguise
   Chewbacca Endor Battle
   Lando Smuggler
   General Veers w/ Holo Vader
   Darth Vader Ultimate removable helmet (two piece)
   Grand Moff Tarkin (resculpt)
   Snowtrooper (ultra articulation)
   Rebel Hoth Soldier (ultra articulation)
   R5-D4
   CZ Droid
   Hem Dazon
   Bom Vidim
   Lobot
   Ice Cream Maker Guy
   Chief Chirpa
   Ewok Mom w/ Woklings
   Weequay Drummer
   Obi Wan Swimming
   TPM Padme Palpatine’s Quarters
   Gorgamonger w/ frog rack
   Padme Orange Handmaiden
   TPM Obi Wan Robes two hands on saber
   Padme Return to Naboo
   Padme Celebration
   Ratts Tyrell and Family
   Dud Bolt
   Geonosian w/ Picador
   

So yeah, there's still some to do.   ;D
   
      

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Middle Earth / Re: Lord of the Rings Figures
« on: December 6, 2003, 12:13 AM »
I was one of the folks who thought the repacks made sense, from the vantage point that there are lots of folks who came into the films and toys late.  They stop making sense when you see them, when you see there's no incentive (paint changes, new accessories) for collectors to buy them, and when many of these are already available at every KB in America.  I don't know what to think.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Top 5 Hotties
« on: December 6, 2003, 12:11 AM »
Christina I think is gifted in voice, but for some reason wants to be Marylin Manson.  Or a porn star.  Not sure.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Top 5 Hotties
« on: December 5, 2003, 07:37 PM »
 :o :D

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Middle Earth / Re: Lord of the Rings Figures
« on: December 5, 2003, 06:47 PM »
And now the TTT repacks:

http://www.legendsactionfigures.com/en/products.php?page=2&cat=789413095

The only change appears to be Gandalf is whiter.  Wow.

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Middle Earth / Re: Lord of the Rings Figures
« on: December 5, 2003, 06:29 PM »
Also, does anyone know what insert Eowyn is on the back of in the ROTK soundtracks?  Thanks.

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Saga '02-'04 / Re: RUMORS FOR 2004!!!!!!
« on: December 5, 2003, 06:27 PM »
I echo everyone's sentiments above.  What really impresses me is next year, Hasbro seems to be sweeping up lots of characters we've wanted for a long time.  If the lists are accurate, nearly every Luke will be available.  All the Rebel generals - once pipe dreams - are done in one year.  Ewoks!  The Cabbeshite guy!  R-3PO!  The Dignitaries!  It amazes.   This past year they finished off the Jedi Council (EP1 style).   Does anyone else think there isn't much left to do?  

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Middle Earth / Re: Lord of the Rings Figures
« on: December 5, 2003, 03:51 PM »
The repacks are very disappointing, particularly Arwen, and WHERE IS BOROMIR?  And wasn't Frodo supposed to be 'NEW'?  Sigh.  I'll only be collecting new figs from now on, for as long as they last.  

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Middle Earth / Re: Lord of the Rings Figures
« on: December 2, 2003, 03:15 PM »
The only one I'm still looking for is ROTK Gandalf the White.  I saw him once at KB but he was $10, so I decided to wait.  All the stores have around here are Gollum and Smeagol, or Frodo and Eomer.

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Middle Earth / Re: Lord of the Rings Figures
« on: November 30, 2003, 11:08 PM »
They're not exactly right, but close enough for my purposes.  I just took the coat off and painted them a sort of blue-gray mix.  I think a better candidate for this would be the Aragorn that comes with Brego, since he has Boromir's gauntlets.

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Saga '02-'04 / Re: RED LEADER COMING TO TOY'R Us
« on: November 29, 2003, 03:17 PM »
Very cool.   ;D

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Saga '02-'04 / Re: New Luke,R1-G4,R2-D2 Carded Pic
« on: November 25, 2003, 02:48 PM »
I agree with everyone's nitpicks, but for the most part these look great.  Luke reminds me so much of the day I bought the vintage Jedi Luke, his body entirely wrapped up in his cloak.  Cool.

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