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30th Anniversary Collection / Re: Battle of Death Star Wave
« on: July 25, 2005, 12:46 AM »
I thought we were getting 8 figures? If we are, get rid of the Vader and Stormtrooper in my list.


-Stormtrooper Han; VOTC body with removeable helmet and blaster.
-Stormtrooper Luke; See above.

I think we should get just Han in Stormie duds because the last Han Stormie we got was a Froot Loops exclusive while the Luke Stormie was wide-release.

But then the Luke would look really dumb next to the superior updated Han. :P

LEGO / Re: Lego Yoda Target Give Away
« on: July 24, 2005, 11:17 PM »
I laugh at the stupidity of the auction.

I think it's the rarity of the items.

Back when they were released, there was that giant drought, and around here, all of the 2003 figs didn't start showing up until the fall. Of course, the crappiest CW figures were released first - Anakin, Yoda, and the only Wave 1 winner, the ARC Trooper. I saw the ARC once, but the other two warmed pegs for months until the 04/HOF figs began showing up. This caused retail to not order any of the Wave 2 or 3 figures, which contained the figs everyone wanted. Many people never saw them, and now eBay is their last resort. Scalpers jack up the prices, and the people pay them to complete their collections.

The same could also be said for vehicles and deluxe, which very few found.

Then again, this is just my assumption, it's probably something completely different.

Original Trilogy Collection / Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« on: July 23, 2005, 02:24 PM »
Is a limited Target exclusive any more worse than an overpriced exclusive? :P

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Star Trek's "Scotty" Dead at 85
« on: July 22, 2005, 12:23 AM »
Never sat down to watch a full episode of Trek (I find it boring), but I've heard the line many times. RIP  :'(

Saga Collection '06 / Re: Battle of Tatooine Wave
« on: July 21, 2005, 11:29 PM »
I wouldn't be disappointed with army builder repacks, really. I can always use more Stormies, Tuskens, etc. :)

Original Trilogy Collection / Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« on: July 21, 2005, 09:00 PM »
Aw, dammit, now I have to order one. But it'll be nice to finally have a Wedge.

Revenge of the Sith / Re: 500th commemorative figure... Vader?
« on: July 21, 2005, 08:29 PM »
Went looking for one at TRU today, and an employee looked in the back but came up empty. He told me to check their website for one. Little does he know that you can't order it on Amazon.

Now I'll have to check out Wal-Mart. I'm glad its cheaper there, as I don't want to give Philip Wise TRU any extra cash.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Please, Please, No...E.T. Sequel?
« on: July 21, 2005, 07:12 PM »
I agree, why must everything have a sequel? Especially a classic movie like this?

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Great 2005 Collector's Challenge
« on: July 21, 2005, 12:52 PM »
Just passed the $1000 mark. Good thing new figures haven't been found, otherwise I would have passed that months ago...

Saga Collection '06 / Re: Battle of Carkoon Wave
« on: July 20, 2005, 08:00 PM »
How about a Sarlaac Pit playset? Would anybody else be interested in one? Nothing too big or fancy, just the big ditch with some teeth, tentacles, and the giant beak (the tentacles and beak are articulated). Also allow an area for figures to "stand."

I think this could easily be done for less thatn $30 and smaller than the Mustafar playset. And it would probably sell.

Other Collectibles / Re: Star Wars "Choppers"?
« on: July 20, 2005, 02:01 PM »
So wait, Hasbro is "nervous" about putting out a full case of clones because they think they'll clog shelves, then they green light this ****? ::)

Please, Hasbro, stop the pain. Nobody buys this ****. People want 3.75' figures and vehicles, 7' Unleashed, and Galactic Heroes for little kids. FOCUS ON THE LINES THAT SELL! >:(

LEGO / Re: Lego Yoda Target Give Away
« on: July 19, 2005, 10:17 PM »
The green is darker and the hands and face are built differently. The UCS version was based on this version since it was so popular.

But 50K is ridiculous. $1000 seems alright, but damn. Just damn.

Revenge of the Sith / Re: Elite Clone Troopers?
« on: July 19, 2005, 10:00 PM »
Those look like the Clones they're using in that Target Battle Pack with the 5 Clones...

Saga Collection '06 / Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« on: July 19, 2005, 11:07 AM »
Didn't Pawlus help "design" the Clone 4 packs too?

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