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JD Sports Forum! / College Football 2009
« on: July 28, 2009, 04:17 AM »
It's that time of year again, and there are many questions that need to be answered, such as...

- Will Urban Meyer hang a hundred on Lane Kiffin?
- Will Bob Stoops win his first BCS bowl game in forever?
- Will Jim Tressel win his first BCS bowl game in forever?
- How many times will Lane Kiffin violate NCAA rules?
- Will Charlie Weis finally be fired?
- Will Mack Brown finally brush his teeth?

National Championship prediction:

Florida 42, Texas 24

Modern Trading / WTT: Silver U-3PO parts for Champagne Parts
« on: July 2, 2009, 09:58 PM »
All have been accounted for

The Legacy Collection / TLC "Geonosis Assault" Battle Pack
« on: February 16, 2009, 12:09 PM »
I didn't see a thread on this but felt it deserved one... feel free to mod/lock/whatever if need be.

So we're finally getting a scaled turret gun for the Gunship... I personally think this is a great idea for a Battle Pack. The Evolutions Clone Pilots were awesome, and the extras that we know we'll all have can easily be converted to regular Clones. That gun looks amazing, hopefully it fits well with the Gunship!

Modern Classifieds / Diddly's For Sale List
« on: December 27, 2008, 05:07 PM »
First time I've ever done one of these things... I'm usually buying and not selling but the time has come to get rid of some stuff taking up too much space.

(very small amount of purchasing) Feedback can be found here.



Carded Stuff (make sure to ask about condition if you care, as it might not be MOC)

- TSC General Veers - $3
- 30AC Target Exclusive Order 66 Mace Windu & Galactic Marine - $4
- 30AC Comic Pack: Quinlan Vos and Vilmarh Grahrk - $7 PENDING
- ROTS Target Exclusive Utapau Shadow Trooper - $8
- Gentle Giant Zuckuss Mini-Bust - $10
- Star Tours Boarding Party Set - $35

Loose Stuff (complete unless otherwise noted)

- Darth Vader (from 30AC Target Exclusive Order 66 set w/ Commander Bow) - $1 PENDING
- Obi-Wan Kenobi (from ROTS/TSC Separation of the Twins set) - $1
- Padme Amidala (from Target Exclusive Ambush on Ilum Battle Pack) - $1
- C-3PO (from Target Exclusive Ambush on Ilum Battle Pack) - $1
- R2-D2 (from Target Exclusive Ambush on Ilum Battle Pack) - $1
- Yoda (from Target Exclusive Skirmish in the Senate Battle Pack) - $1
- Emperor Palpatine (from Target Exclusive Skirmish in the Senate Battle Pack) - $1
- Emperor Palpatine (from Target Exclusive Order 66 set w/ Commander Thire) - $1 - MISSING CLOAK
- Commander Cody (2006 The Saga Collection) - $1
- Darth Vader (Marvel Comic Pack) - $1
- Rebel Fleet Trooper (Marvel Comic Pack) - $1
- Stormtrooper (Marvel Comic Pack) - $1
- Chewbacca (Marvel Comic Pack) - $1
- Prince Xizor (from TLC Shadows of the Empire Comic Pack) - $3 PENDING
- Princess Leia (from TLC Shadows of the Empire Comic Pack) - $3
- A'Sharad Hett (from 30AC Comic Pack) - $3 PENDING
- Dark Woman (from 30AC Comic Pack) - $3 PENDING
- Chameleon Droid (regular) (from Target Exclusive Ambush on Ilum Battle Pack) - $5
- Chameleon Droid (clear) (from Target Exclusive Ambush on Ilum Battle Pack) - $5
- Senate Pod (from Target Exclusive Skirmish in the Senate Battle Pack) - $6
- Jabba the Hutt (2003/04 SAGA Ultra Edition with rail, bowl and hookah pipe) - $6 - MISSING TONGUE AND FROG


- Star Wars: Attack of the Clones by R.A. Salvatore (Hardcover) - $3
- Star Wars: New Jedi Order - Vector Prime by R.A. Salvatore (paperback) - $2
- Star Wars: The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks (paperback) - $1
- Star Wars: The Phantom Menace by Patricia C. Wrede (paperback; children's version) - $1
- Star Wars: Jedi Apprentice - Deceptions by Jude Watson (paperback) - $1
- Star Wars Journals: Anakin Skywalker by Todd Strasser (paperback) - $1
- Star Wars Journals: Luke Skywalker by John Peel (paperback) - $1
- Star Wars Journals: Han Solo by Donna Tauscher (paperback) - $1
- Star Wars Journals: Princess Leia by Jude Watson (paperback) - $1


- Spider-Man: The Official Movie Adaptation - $2
- Simpsons Comics: Unchained - $2
- Simpsons Comics: Royale - $2
- Star Wars: Heir to the Empire #1 (from TLC Thrawn/Karrde Comic Pack) - $1
- Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire #5 (from TLC Xizor/Leia Comic Pack) - $1 (free with purchase of both Leia and Xizor)
- Star Wars: The Hunt for Aurra Sing (from 30AC Hett/Dark Woman Comic Pack) - $1 (free with purchase of both Hett and Dark Woman) PENDING

Be sure to ask about BAD parts, 30AC Coins, TSC Holographic Minifigures, and Indiana Jones Relics!

Site Feedback, Suggestions, and Help / Front Page News
« on: December 23, 2008, 09:51 PM »
I hate to be "that guy" but I feel it's come time to point out just how... lacking the front page news has been. I know the site has been having to deal with certain things like Jeff's departure but I think that the site could post at least a few updates a week. Other than prototype images and Q&A's being posted every few weeks , there's really nothing.

I think there are plenty of newsworthy items regarding non Hasbro lines that could be posted on the homepage, info on local cons taking place, not to mention interesting articles from the official SW site (they happen once a year but yeah). If we need to stoop really low we could even post updates from sponsors.

I don't know, I feel JD could offer a lot more than it is... if you guys need help, I (and I'm sure a bunch of other forum members) would be willing to give a hand.

The Legacy Collection / Will Droids become the new Clones?
« on: February 17, 2008, 02:48 PM »
So, I couldn't help but notice all of the droids that were shown off at Toy Fair. Now I'm a huge droid enthusiast who's been waiting a decade for new droids that aren't C-3PO and R2-D2. We're getting the new Droid Factory sets, and the Build-A-Figure will consist of Protocol and Astromech droids. Now this is all fine and dandy, but I can't help but think back to the early days of AOTC and ROTS when all we were getting was white Clones. Hasbro started to pump out the colored Clones based on ones in the film, and around 2006/2007 they started going overboard with the colors. Now it's to the point where it seems like Hasbro is just making up colors, slapping together a backstory for a Clone Squadron, and putting them on the shelves. I'm scared that this same thing is going to happen with the droids.

Now granted, there are probably hundreds of millions of droids in the galaxy, so it's believable that some color schemes could actually exist in the "real" SW world. I'm just worried that Hasbro is going to start offering us "Felucia Camoflauge Astromech Droid!" or "Imperial Shadow Protocol Droid!" instead of something we'd all like to buy. Same thing that happened with the Clones; I'd rather not see Hasbro oversaturate the market with droids, since they appear to be pretty popular with everyone.

Hopefully I'm not coming off as negative, since I'm pretty pumped for these new sets. This is just some food for thought.

TV-9D9 / Robot Chicken Star Wars
« on: June 12, 2007, 02:34 PM »
Not sure if this has been posted yet, or how many other people know about it but the Adult Swim show Robot Chicken will be doing a 30 minute Star Wars special this Sunday night (June 17) at 10 PM EST. Now they've done Star Wars related stuff in the past, but this special appears to be all new material (and some using Hasbro toys). They even got multiple SW personalities to provide voices for the special. So far they've announced that Ahmed Best, Mark Hammil, and Uncle George himself will be providing voices.

Looks to be awesome, and I can't wait for it.

You can find out more info (and watch clips) here.

For those of you who don't frequent Yakface, I've been rereleasing all of my old Photonovels from the Sith Revelations series I made back in 2005. About a month ago I decided to go back and finish the series, and shooting has just wrapped up. I've set a release date of May 4, 2007, which should provide major competition for Spider-Man 3.  :P

Until then, here are a few teaser shots that I've released:

For those of you who weren't around in 2005, you can check out what you've missed by clicking HERE. There you can find out about the series and find links to all of the previous chapters I've posted.

Star Wars Action Figures / Astromechs?
« on: March 5, 2007, 11:44 PM »
I was just wondering if any of you guys had tried boiling/popping any of the Hasbro Astromechs? The reason I ask is that the third "foot" on my TSC R4-K5 was put on backwards. I'm guessing that I could just boil/pop it to fix it, but I've never boiled/popped anything other than the "human" figures before. Just wondering if you guys had any advice/remedies for this. Thanks!

LEGO / These ARE The Droids You're Looking For
« on: February 17, 2007, 12:42 PM »

... aka Lego's version of the UGH.

Promo Poster

Apparently later in the year, Lego is going to insert 10,000 vac-metalized C-3PO minifigs into random SW Lego sets. And then there will be a random drawing where 5 people will win a 14k gold C-3PO figure.

14k gold figure

Sounds pretty cool. I hope I can find one, but I won't be disappointed if I don't get one.

Collections / Diddly's Collection
« on: December 28, 2006, 03:15 AM »
Earlier tonight I cleaned/reorganized my collection. I'm not 100% done, but I decided to take some pics of all of my stuff.

On top of my dresser (mix of Hasbro and Lego):

Top of my bookshelf (various Lego):

Some DVDs:

Bin under desk filled with older figures/figures I have no room for:

More underneath the desk, unopened items:

Extra figures on my desk. I still need to find a spot for them. Computer games can be seen:

More DVDs (Episodes I-III and Clone Wars series under the Homer head):

Top left of my desk:

Top roght of my desk:

JD Sports Forum! / NCAA Football 2006 - 2007
« on: August 28, 2006, 11:53 PM »
I didn't see a thread for the new year, which is beginning this week...

So who's rooting for who this season? I'm sticking with my beloved Texas Longhorns. We had the major loss of VY going pro, but we're training two good quarterbacks in Jevan Snead and Colt McCoy. Also returning are Jamaal Charles, who is a running powerhouse, along with Selvin Young, Limas Sweed, and Billy Pittman. Should be a good season!

Another big story going around the Big XII is Rhett Bomar getting kicked out of OU and settling in at Sam Houston State. Crazy stuff there.

Use this thread to discuss the season!

The Wookiee Arcade / Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
« on: July 28, 2006, 01:38 AM »
Teaser Trailer

Holy crap... this game looks insane! I've always wanted to play a SW game where you just use Force powers to unleash hell. Looking forward to this one very much...

Photonovels and Movies / Shadowstalker - Chapter One
« on: June 15, 2006, 01:05 AM »
About a year ago, I brought you a photonovel series called The Sith Revelations. Budget, real life, and a variety of other things interfered, however, and I quietly axed the project the weekend after Thanksgiving after the latest novel had been posted. One week later, I found a Utapau Shadow Trooper at Target. I had an idea for a Photonovel ever since I saw the prototype pics for the Trooper, but decided to hold off for a while. Now, I have decided to pick up the project and bring it to you. Here's a preview...

The Clone Wars are raging across the Galaxy. Jedi and their Clones fight Battle Droids on various planets. Luckily, I am not with them.

I am a specially trained Clone Trooper - like ARC Troopers, only a few of my kind exist. However, I am different than any other Clone. My work begins at sundown.

Interesting things happen at night. Greedy politicians make deals with underworld gangsters, threatening what little peace and stability is left in the galaxy. They sit in the shadows of their offices, thinking they're alone.

But they don't know that I'm there with them. Listening to every word they say. They're about to die. All because of me.

I am a Shadow Trooper.

Expect a July release!

Hey Hasbro! / Knee Joints
« on: February 1, 2006, 12:21 AM »
Please Hasbro, we want knee joints back.

Your newest TSC figures have been very good, but lacking knee joints, which is upsetting to us collectors who like to play with pose our figures in various positions. I can live without ankle joints, and I don't care if we get standard joints (ala Saga Jedi Luke) instead of ball-jointed knees. I just want my figures to be able to sit, dangit!

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